Author: Sonny Pulgar

Polly Pobeda

He now belongs to the league of icons that never grow old. His picture will always remind us that he’s all that: irreverent, unorthodox, fashionable, incisive, humorous, and naughty. To die at thirty five is duplicative of...

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Why They Signed

Ever wondered why the 76 congressmen signed the impeachment proceedings against Chief Justice Davide? There are several reasons: Of course the pecuniary reason has already made the rounds. The party decision to adhere to the...

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Political Parties?

There is one Lakas congressman who was quoted authoritatively about the political maneuverings of another political party, the Nationalist People’s Coalition. This Lakas congressman nearly choked when asked on why he was...

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Jueteng Money Killed Polly Pobeda

This has been the suspicion of many — that jueteng money killed Polly Pobeda. Polly’s many diatribes dealt centrally on illegal gambling in Lucena City, among other exposes he dished out daily in his radio program,...

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Hukuman at Katarungan

Karaniwang inirereklamo ng madlang pipol ay ang katiwalian at di-kwalipikadong mga mahistrado na bumubuo ng ating mga hukuman mula sa ibaba hanggang paitaas. Isa na rito ang di nalalaunang paghirang ng isang dating kongresman sa...

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Henchmen

They go with many other names. Gofers, moneybags, hangers-on, flies, factotums, sycophants, minions and many others. With this country’s population running amuck, unemployment equally goes berserk. We have the biggest...

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Good People

“Good people are resented for their virtue. And because they make everyone around them feel even worse about themselves, they need to be taught a lesson ” (DOGVILLE, Lars von Trier) Have we reached the apex of misery...

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Intervention Granted

This is a postcript to the power plant realty tax dodgers in quezon province. i just want you to know that the motion for intervention which we at the sentro ng agapay legal sa quezon have filed before the mauban, quezon rtc was...

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The Agony of Danding

“The right merchant is one who has the just average of faculties we call common sense; a man of a strong affinity for facts, who makes up his decision on what he has seen. He is thoroughly persuaded of the truths of...

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A Bicolano Betrayal

” ‘Tis not seasonable to call a man a traitor that has an army at his heels.” John Selden (1584-1654), British jurist, statesman. “Traitor,” Table Talk (1686). We pride ourselves with our...

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Barefaced Local Corruption

In its September 14, 2003 issue, the Philippine Star reported the following: ASIA’S LARGEST CONVENTION CENTER TO BE BUILT IN SUBIC SUBIC BAY FREEPORT The Subic International Hotel (SIH), the Freeport’s largest hotel,...

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