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NO TURNING BACK Embattled Supreme Court Chief Justice Renato Corona speaks said before a rally of officials and employees of the Supreme Court that he will not back down from the "weak and baseless" charges of the prosecution. Matikas Santos/INQUIRER.net photo

MANILA, Philippines – Embattled Chief Justice Renato Corona said Monday that there was “no turning back” on his impeachment trial later in the day as he reiterated in a rally at the Supreme Court that he did no wrong to President Benigno Aquino III and to the people.

“Wala nang atrasan  [There is no turning back],” Corona said in his speech hours before he was to face the Senate-turned Impeachment Court amid allegations of graft and corruption and constitutional violations.

Corona told his supporters, composed mostly of employees, that he trusted the Senate and expressed hope that he would be acquitted.

“Wala akong kasalanan sa pangulo, wala ako kasalanan sa taumbayan [I did nothing wrong to the President. I did nothing wrong against the people,]” Corona said.

“Wala akong ninakaw sa kahit kaninong tao [I did not steal from anybody],” he said.

Corona is being accused of, among others, failing to declare in his Statement of Assets, Liabilities, and Net worth ownership of 45 properties but which the Chief Justice has denied, saying that only five were under his name.

He pointed out that in the list that was leaked to the Philippine Daily Inquirer, many were double entries, and some were owned by persons he did not know.

The other properties were inherited by his wife from her parents or owned by his son-in-law, who is a very successful doctor, he said.

“They even included the parking lots as among his properties just to make the list longer,” Corona said.

He also denied accusations regarding the World Bank loans to the Supreme Court. He said these were more than a decade ago and were not his responsibility.

The congressional representatives who signed the Articles of Impeachment could not possibly have read it, because it was passed so fast, he said.

Because of the weakness of their case, they are now bringing their fight to the streets and media, he said.

“They say I am a big obstacle. They are correct. I am a big obstacle to those who want to prevent the distribution of land in the Hacienda Luisita,” he said to tumultuous applause.

He also said that he was a big obstacle to a vice-presidential candidate who lost in 2010 and to someone who has long coveted his post.

He alleged that there was a conspiracy to remove him as Chief Justice.

“And most importantly, I am a big obstacle to the establishment of a dictatorship regime,” Corona said.

He said that he would face the charges against him and disprove accusations that were being thrown against him. His defense team and his wife were with him on stage as he spoke. He has not yet decided if he would be present on the first day of his impeachment trial.

For Corona’s speech, listen to Radyo Inquirer 990AM.


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Tags: Chief Justice Renato Corona , Corona Impeachment , Graft and Corruption , Politics , Supreme Court


  • andrew lim

    CJ Corona, there in no more turning back to your removal.

    A self serving approval of your midnight appointment does not make you morally fit.

    Karen Jimeno, who’s part of your defense team, admitted on TV (ch. 16) that her view is that the midnight appt was illegal. But according to her, she respects the SC’s own self serving exemption from this rule.

    Susmaryosep! Harvard educated, but a moral coward! Are the justices angels and not flesh and blood?

  • dani77777

    Maybe you did nothing wrong to PNoy but for the Filipino people, you BETRAYED their TRUST.

    Mabuhay ang Pilipino!!!
    Mabuhay ka PNoy!!!

  • andrew lim

    On a large streamer at the SC: Uphold Judicial Independence

    In Corona’s world, “judicial independence” means nobody can correct me, even if I am wrong. I am untouchable.

  • fixfaxboom

    Magkaroon sana ng Independence ang Judiciary.

    Itigil na ang personalan. Ibalik na ang Hacienda Luisita sa mga Poor.  

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_E3CE56OQVPC4RPYD2NR4VD3SUE Bert

    “They say I am a big obstacle. They are correct. I am a big obstacle to those who want to prevent the distribution of land in the HACIENDA LUISITA,” he said to tumultuous applause.

    ARRAAYYY…..like many have suspected, the impeachment has a lot of things to do with the hacienda….

  • Hey_Dudes

    Your are absolutely correct your honor.  The only turn you will make is when you have to go back to your office to collect your things.  Please don’t forget to close the door on your way out.  Thank you and good riddance!

  • dani77777

    You forgot to count me in. Maybe I am the fourth but there are also millions of other Filipinos clamoring for your removal and they must be counted also.

    You see, you complain when the people singles you out while you try to drag the whole judiciary to your shortcomings and now you limit your accussations to only three (3) people when the whole world wants you out.

    Good luck sir and you need a lot of it to dispute the people’s allegations.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_E3CE56OQVPC4RPYD2NR4VD3SUE Bert

    And This: “He also said that he was a big obstacle to a VICE-PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE who lost in 2010 and to someone who has long coveted his post.”

    Is Corona referring to MAR ROXAS, the husband of ABS-CBN news reader Corina Sanchez? 

    • tarikan

      My first impression was also Mar Roxas. Why is he a big obstacle to Mar Roxas, I can’t figure it out. Mar Roxas wants to be in the Supreme Court and he doesn’t like it, haha? A really big puzzle. I’ll try a very wierd one: love triangle with Ms. Midas…that’s it. the crap really will hit the fan hahaha!

      • sanamaybukaspa

        he did not mention that,He is the big obstacle to prosecute his Boss.

  • Hey_Dudes

    It is alright to have a supreme court dominated by Gloria Arroyo appointees who will rule as a block for Corona but according to the fruitcakes, the judiciary should be independent from Benigno Aquino????

  • asarin

    kung tinanggap nya ang midnight appointment, syempre hindi sya aatras sa impeachment trial! makapal naman talaga ang mukha nya! hindi na ako nabigla sa sinabi nya. katulad din sya ni Ate Glow!

  • fixfaxboom

    No to 1-day processing of the Articles of Impeachment.  mali yan ganyan. respect the constitution.  

    • Paul Reine

      If i remembered correctly Sen Santiago commented that there’s is nothing wrong with the impeachment complain filed by the Congress coz it follows correct process so it means they follow the constitution, those who side with the Chief Justice will cry foul but to those who seeks the truth will say LET’S GET IT ON!

  • fixfaxboom

    Midnight Appointment? Hindi ba ay si CJ Puno ang nag desisyon nyan. Bakit kaya hindi kayang tanggapin ni Pnoy.

    • oraman

      nag ansatain si corona,ang SC as a collegial body decided that Corona’s appointment is legal….

  • Melmina

    Truth shall always prevail…CJ Corona may God bless you in this trial

  • Rhine

    Isa 40:29-31
    “He giveth power to the faint; and to them that have no might he increaseth strength. Even the youths shall faint and be weary, and the young men shall utterly fall: But they that wait upon the LORD shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings as eagles; they shall run, and not be weary; and they shall walk, and not faint.”

  • Hey_Dudes

    Do you know this song your honor Renato…….”The party’s over…it’s time to call it a day……….

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_FKE56ZWNI2XKEVVLZQGRWG7WBI BURADOR—Phil. Voice

    You DID WRONG Corona——————What youre talking ABOUT—–you are NAIV?

    FIRST—–UNCONSTITUTIONAL midnight appointe————You KNOW its ILLEGAL
    You were APPOINTED before ELECTION and You KNEW it———–its UNCONSTUTIONAL————–And
    YOU GRABBED it——
     Appointment on your POSITION is ALREADY a MESS———–because You HAVE —UTANG na LOOB———–
    Your CHOICE is to PROTECT Arroyo and yourself BUT not on Philippine INTEREST

    • Guest

      BOBO,HINDI BA ANG PERSONAL INTEREST NI PANOT KAYA TUMAKBONG PRESIDENTE AY PROTEKTAHAN ANG HACIENDA LUISITA? KAYA NGA GUSTO NIYANG MATANGGAL SI CORONA PARA MAKAPAG-APPOINT SIYA NG TUTA NIYANG CHIEF JUSTICE NA SIYANG GAGAWA NG PARAAN PARA MA-REVERSE ANG RULING OR MABAYARAN NG BILYON ANG LUPAIN.

      • walangusername

        mukhang gising na gising ang mga arroyo fanatics ngayon ah. parang may bibitayin na kakampi. dati pagdating ng 3pm logout na itong mg ito eh. ano yan, pinapalakas nyo loob ni corona? 
        wag kayong mag-alala, hindi pa bibitayin yan. start pa lang ng hearing. kau rin baka maubos energy nyo agad, hindi nyo matapos ang hearing. 

      • 1Simona1973

        balitangkutsero – fyi, PNoy has no intention to run for president, you and I know that.  Hindi ba si Mar Roxas and candidate ng LP, but due to the unexpected reaction of millions of Filipinos who clamored that he run for president when his mother died, he did not have a choice but to give in even Mar Roxas has to give way no matter how difficult it was, because they saw it was PNoy that people wanted.
        and true enough, he won a landslide victory.  

        PNoy was the most hesitant President but was voted by 15million Filipinos (Im not one of those).

      • GaggerAlert

        Necropolitics. How the mother came to power. Same did the son.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_WLVI52HAB2YYTIPEXQFLRHYUGA Richard

    Ito ang buong katotohanan:
    1. Nagpalabas ng ruling ang SC na ipamahagi ang lupain ng HLI
    2. OK sana si Noynoy kaya nanahimik siya sa buong akala na 1million per hectare ang ibabayad ng HLI dahil syempre hindi lebre na ipamimigay ang lupa.. talagang babayaran yun ng gobyerno at kikita ang HLI ng  5 Billion sa 5000 hectares.
    3. Pero nilinaw ng SC na 1989 valuation ang basehan ng pagbabayad dahil doon nagumpisa ang kaso ng mga magsasaka at matagal ng nakikinabang ang mga cojuangco sa lupain at ito ay 80,000 per hectare lamang
    4. Base sa nilinaw ng SC magbabayad lang ng 400 million ang gobyerno sa HLI based on agrarian reform law.
    5.Doon umuusok ang ilong ni Noynoy at mga cojuangco 

    Proof:
    1. Bakit hindi pinaimpeach si CJ ni Noynoy pagakatapos ng TRO re: GMA travel, kung ang dahilan ay si GMA?   matapos lang pala ng 2 oras ang proseso. bakit pagkatapos ng nilinaw ng SC na 80,000 per hectare lang ang ibabayad?
    2. Sabi ni Kris sa interview:  ”kailangan NAMIN ang boto ang boto ni Mirriam sa impeachment”.. bakit hindi taong bayan sa halip na NAMIN ang ginamit nyang salita?

  • mantajao

    The fate of  CJ Corona rests on at least 16 senators who will convict him and at least 8 who will acquit him…Good luck na lang sa arguments…

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_WLVI52HAB2YYTIPEXQFLRHYUGA Richard

    Ito ang buong katotohanan:
    1. Nagpalabas ng ruling ang SC na ipamahagi ang lupain ng HLI
    2. OK sana si Noynoy kaya nanahimik siya sa buong akala na 1million per hectare ang ibabayad ng HLI dahil syempre hindi lebre na ipamimigay ang lupa.. talagang babayaran yun ng gobyerno at kikita ang HLI ng  5 Billion sa 5000 hectares.
    3. Pero nilinaw ng SC na 1989 valuation ang basehan ng pagbabayad dahil doon nagumpisa ang kaso ng mga magsasaka at matagal ng nakikinabang ang mga cojuangco sa lupain at ito ay 80,000 per hectare lamang
    4. Base sa nilinaw ng SC magbabayad lang ng 400 million ang gobyerno sa HLI based on agrarian reform law.
    5.Doon umuusok ang ilong ni Noynoy at mga cojuangco 

    Proof:
    1. Bakit hindi pinaimpeach si CJ ni Noynoy pagakatapos ng TRO re: GMA travel, kung ang dahilan ay si GMA?   matapos lang pala ng 2 oras ang proseso. bakit pagkatapos ng nilinaw ng SC na 80,000 per hectare lang ang ibabayad?
    2. Sabi ni Kris sa interview:  ”kailangan NAMIN ang boto ang boto ni Mirriam sa impeachment”.. bakit hindi taong bayan sa halip na NAMIN ang ginamit nyang salita?

  • quirinomayer

    ““Wala akong kasalanan sa pangulo, wala ako kasalanan sa taumbayan [I
    did nothing wrong to the President. I did nothing wrong against the
    people,]” Corona said.

    “Wala akong ninakaw sa kahit kaninong tao [I did not steal from anybody],” he said.”

    It’s not for you to say that. It’s the responsibility of the senators-judges to determine your innocence or guilt. 

    However, at this point, I am as certain as the sun comes up tomorrow that you have no kasalanan kontra kay Gloria na sinasamba mo. 

    There is really no turning back now on your commitment to her not to leave her cozy pocket until your dying day.

  • marionics

    ayan ang matindi

  • Touch_Me_Nuts

    There is indeed no turning back for CJ Corona, and for Mr. Pnoy as well. Mr. Pnoy pushed the buck too far, and I’m not too sure if he carefully considered the end game and the exit strategy without hurting the whole nation. In this internecine war, Mr. Pnoy has actually invited his own self- destruction – all borne out of hubris and lack of style in trying to achieve his objectives. This is another example that both money and power is not for everyone. History will tell if Mr. Pnoy was meant for it, and for this nation. Despite his beiing dubbed as Camelot, JFK also put the US system on the spot in the Bay of Pigs debacle, and the rest is history.

  • fixfaxboom

    Kung hindi kaya ng iba na tanggapin ang desisyon ni CJ Puno na hindi midnight appointment at hindi midnight appointee si Corona ay sorry na lang sila.

    Pero sa demokrasya ay kung ano na ang desisyon ng korte suprema, dapat na itong  tanggapin kahit na sa palagay ng iba ay hindi yun ang tamang desisyon. Respect and Accept.

    Sa panginoon Diyos na mananagot ang mga mahistrado.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_EAOXETSSWVF2WMTPPET2KPJIGA william

    tapos naba drama mo thief justice. puedeng puede ka talaga manalo sa famas

  • sacrebleau

    For not sparing the filipino people the drama of an impeachment rather than resigning, for holding nothing sacred by using God to cling to a position that the majority of filipinos doubt that you deserve, I hope justice will be swift and reverberating: GUILTY!

    If you want to serve your master in jail, you are free to do that – but don’t embroil the Supreme Court and 90M filipinos in your loyalty to GMA.

    • Dae

      dito ka nanaman bading..maaga pa kasi wala ka pa masusubo kaya daldal ka na naman ng daldal

    • Maldi2

      Stop dreaming dude!  Wake-up and take shower if you are still having hang-over!  What 90M you are claiming at?  That’s absurd!  Simple statistics says from SWS, False Asia, etc. that they are basing the surveys at 1200 people only (LOL).  So don’t count us, the silent majority who may at anytime breaks free from this foolishness of your Simeon!!!

      • sacrebleau

        @Maldi2:disqus

        Events that transpire in the Senate and decisions that are counter-productive by Corona affects ALL filipinos. You just haven’t figured that out because you have a myopic view.

      • Maldi2

        That’s a fool belief!  Common, whatever those politicos do and decide does not affect Mang Pandoy at all!  It only affects the likes of HLI, Mar Roxas, Baboy Drilon, and maybe you – a zealous yellow zomby!

      • sacrebleau

        @Maldi2:disqus

        Your comment just confirms what I’ve thought all along: The Arroyo brigade is just a bunch of mangmang na utak lamok. Ehe ehe he he.

        The ripple effect of a politicized Supreme Court is felt by EVERYONE.

        ALL filipinos feel the negative and positive outcomes in gov’t.

        If you don’t understand that then shut up and let the big boys do the talking :-P

      • Maldi2

        Dude, tell me honestly how are you affected by these political exercises?  Enumerate a few of them so that I may believe in you!  What I knew is that only when politicos enact LAWS then the populace have a rippling effect as you say!

      • sacrebleau

        @Maldi2:disqus

        No. You figure it out. Mey pa-dude-dude ka pa e mang mang ka naman. Go wash my SUV.

      • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_Q3QGG5QHBLRMZTIYWUFURY6J2E Night

        ano SUV mo, japan surplus na right hand drive……. hambog inutil!!!

      • sacrebleau

        @yahoo-Q3QGG5QHBLRMZTIYWUFURY6J2E:disqus

        Ehe ehe he he seloso. . . . . . .kumain ka ng brain food para hindi ka nauuto ni Midas. Lampaso kayo sa lahat ng forum a.

      • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_Q3QGG5QHBLRMZTIYWUFURY6J2E Night

        kaya ako nag babasa dito at binabasa mga post mo para makakita ng kabobohan sa mundo…. puro katalinuhan kasi inaatupag ko sa opis….

        pa inject ka ng anti-rabies laban sa yellow virus

      • sacrebleau

        @yahoo-Q3QGG5QHBLRMZTIYWUFURY6J2E:disqus

        Buti naman at sinusundan mo ang mga comments ko, minsan ok din yung mey fans na bakla. Kaya tuwang-tuwa si Midas sa inyo e. Ehe ehe ehe hehe.

        Wala ba kayong bagong conspiracy theory?

        Baka kaya na-impeach si Corona e dahil si Midas gustong shotain si Mar pero nakahadlang si Enteng? Si Midas ang nagbigay ng lahat ng info sa prosecution. Ehe ehe he he.

      • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_Q3QGG5QHBLRMZTIYWUFURY6J2E Night

        ako isa lang conspiracy theory alam ko…….. hacienda luisita

      • sacrebleau

        @yahoo-Q3QGG5QHBLRMZTIYWUFURY6J2E:disqus

        Kunyari ka pa mey office. Nagtitinda ka lang ng isaw sa mey kanto sa tayabas e, sa mey tabi ng internet shop. Ehe ehe he he he

      • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_Q3QGG5QHBLRMZTIYWUFURY6J2E Night

        istupido, conspiracy theorist ako ni gloria, corona at abalos……….. sarap ng pera

      • sacrebleau

        @yahoo-Q3QGG5QHBLRMZTIYWUFURY6J2E:disqus

        Sarap ba ng pera? Di bale, mangmang ka naman e. Ok na sa yo ang barya barya, at least mey pambili ka ng brief. Ehe ehe hehehe.

      • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_Q3QGG5QHBLRMZTIYWUFURY6J2E Night

        balik ka na sa japan surplus suv mo…… balik ako sa bigay ni madam na Land Cruiser….

        yellow fantard

      • sacrebleau

        @yahoo-Q3QGG5QHBLRMZTIYWUFURY6J2E:disqus

        Oh, haha, mataas daw ang jingle ng mangmang! Haha, pinatawa mo lang ko. Halata namang wala kang binatbat :-p

        ehe ehe he he he

      • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_Q3QGG5QHBLRMZTIYWUFURY6J2E Night

        mwehehe diba ingles ka pa ng ingles dito istupido men…. bakit ngayon kanto boy ka na… mweehehe kups mamalinis ka pa bayaran ka din

      • sacrebleau

        @yahoo-Q3QGG5QHBLRMZTIYWUFURY6J2E:disqus

        Pag dinala kita sa malalim, malulunod ka lang. Kaya dito na lang tayo sa kanto, sayang lang ang mga degrees ko kung hindi ko kayang makipag-communicate sa isang mangmang na katulad mo. Get it?

      • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_Q3QGG5QHBLRMZTIYWUFURY6J2E Night

        bakit hindi mo subukan…. marami ka bang degrees…… bakit bayaran ka lang ni Penoy at Carandang?????????

        sayang lang pala inaral mo eh, pang cyber mob ka lang mwehehe inutil!

      • sacrebleau

        @yahoo-Q3QGG5QHBLRMZTIYWUFURY6J2E:disqus

        Tama na yung aamuy-amoy ka lang sa mga comments ko, tamang-tama sa pagka-bading mo yun. O e di pano, ignore na kita dahil waste of time ka lang naman e. Ehe ehe he he

        IN THE NAME OF GOD, GO!

      • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_Q3QGG5QHBLRMZTIYWUFURY6J2E Night

        hahaha inutil wala ng masabi… akala ko ba matalino ka at multiple degrees……

        baka mataas ang degrees ng lagnat mo sa yellow rabies TANGA!!

      • Maldi2

        That’s a loser response!  Let’s have our ITR displayed and count how much you have againts mine and in the end you’ll be my wash and gate boy!

      • GaggerAlert

        I agree to that comment of yours, but it should be applied to everyone. Including our dear leader. Having decisions and/or actions that are counter-productive are quite common in our local politicos. Not only CJ Corona.

      • walangusername

        @Maldi  said: “So don’t count us, the silent majority who may at anytime breaks free from this foolishness of your Simeon!!!”

        – AYAN ang hirap dito sa mga arroyo defenders. claiming a thing that is not even theirs. anong silent majority ang pinagsasabi mo Maldi2? eh sa presidential election nakita na less than 1 million lang ang supporter ni gma. sa impeachement ni merci eh less than 50 din kau. sa impeachment ni corona ngayon eh halos 29 lang kau. sa mga survey eh nilalampaso din kau. anong sinasabi mong silent majority?

         - gumising-gising ka nga, nagha halucination ka na. asa ka kasi ng asa sa ibabayad ng arroyo. wala ka na sa huwisyo.

      • Maldi2

        isa ka din sa mga nahawa sa kabobohan ni Simeon ano?  Dude, simple mathematics! how much di abnoy get ipalagay na lang natin 20 million votes?  Correct?  And you think the remaining 70M is also for Simeon?  Gumising ka!

      • walangusername

        wala ako pakialam kay noynoy, Maldi. ang concern ko, dapat makulong ang mga magnanakaw. and you think the 70M is for the arroyos? we are 90M (base on ur argument). kung 20M na votes na sinabi mo ay kay noynoy, walang bata dun sa 20 M. sa natitirang 70M, kasama ang bata at hindi botante. 

        just futher showing your stupidity. LOL

        bye! your CJ is on his way to the drainage system with you. 

  • tarikan

    It’s not about Hacienda Luisita, I honestly believe Mr. Corona. You said you did nothing wrong to Pres. Aquino and to the people. The first is true maybe but the second? Why so many people are angry with you? Look at the survey, don’t say the surveys by several outfits were the result of a conspiracy to malign you. It is unfair to those organizatons to say so.

    • Alajero

      …tarikan…what did you expect from the survey?…the prosecution presented their one sided evidence…to the press…without the benefits of challenge…from the defense…
      …manipulated…agitated…the people are set up…to pressure the senate for “guilty” verdict…
      …repetitive deception…have the resemblance of truth…
      …and the press is complicit…
      …but, people immune to this deception…place their hope on the senate elders…to do the right thing…
      …nevertheless…the press have the opportunity for redemption…
      …let us hope…everyone will do the right thing going forward…

      • tarikan

        absolutely, let’s hope that the senator-judges will truly vote according to their clearest of conscience so that the body politic will accept that genuine verdict. People will go on with their lives.

        ________________________________
        From: Disqus
        To: nappy_11748@yahoo.com
        Sent: Monday, January 16, 2012 2:35 PM
        Subject: [inq-newsinfo] Re: Chief Justice Corona: There is no turning back
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        Alajero wrote, in response to tarikan:
        …tarikan…what did you expect from the survey?…the prosecution presented their one sided evidence…to the press…without the benefits of challenge…from the defense… …manipulated…agitated…the people are set up…to pressure the senate for “guilty” verdict… …repetitive deception…have the resemblance of truth…
        …and the press is complicit…
        …but, people immune to this deception…place their hope on the senate elders…to do the right thing… …nevertheless…the press have the opportunity for redemption… …let us hope…everyone will do the right thing going forward… Link to comment

  • Jamm3r

    wayback 2002 i was planning to purchase a condo unit in a not so expensive area in metro manila. while dealing with the agent, i was informed the parking space is not included in the price offer so if i wanted to acquire a parking lot there will be additional 350,000 pesos on the selling price and that is going to be covered by another ownership title.

    that was ten years ago, year 2002.

    why i’m saying this, while corona is claiming these parking lots simply makes the list longer is not a small matter, if we are going to consider the place where he acquired his properties, each of his parking lot might cost a million or plus in the present market value. so he shouldn’t say “it’s only a parkiing lot”. this parking lot of the corona’s is already a fortune for a middle class family. don’t mislead the people by saying “even the parking lots” your ”lots is with an “s” meaning you have many of it which the cost maybe is more than a price of 1 low cost housing in metro manila.

    • 1Simona1973

      at Jamm3r – agree, I cannot even imagine this is how a CJ thinks and talks.  He thinks Filipinos are that “tanga”, and talks like he is talking to totally ignorant Filipinos.  

  • Rae_E

    HLI, Mar Roxas, PNoy, Carpio/Sereno are not the ones on trial here. If guilty, we’ll hold them accountable when the time comes. So spare us your conspiracy theories and just answer the grave charges against you at the impeachment court. Filipinos want a Chief Justice who’s beyond reproach & truly possesses “competence, integrity, probity and independence”!

  • sacrebleau

    HLI, Mar Roxas, PNoy, Carpio/Sereno: Corona is clutching at straws.

  • Bad_Ong

    The manner Mr. Corona delivered his speech this morning does not shows any shade of his humble forgiving statement last week to his accusers, As well to his pronouncement that he will just wait for the trial and there fight with it.

    Instead, he added more actions of contradictions to it and dare new fight with his alleged failed Vice-Presidential Candidate in 2010 elections.

    If his previous actions/decisions indicates of him with no delicadeza today he’s such a blatant hypocrite too!

  • Alajero

    …this is a historical moment for the country…whatever is the outcome…i thank CJ Corona for submitting to the rule of law…
    …the history of this country…will treat you kindly…
    …because of this….you have actually won…
    …again…the country will put their trust on the senate elders…for their fair and intelligent judgement…
    …this is a solemn moment…and i hope the prosecution…should also act as good mannered statesmen that we can all proud of,,,at the end…
    ..let us make this a triumph…of human decency…

  • Fulpol

    Impeachment on Corona…

    ASSAULT ON REASON…

    pambabastos imbes na rational discourse…

    dyan magaling mga Noynoy boys at supporters…

    hahahah
    hahahaha
    hahahahah

  • Maldi2

    Bullseye, CJ.  Hit them straight into their faces.  Throw them back those muds that they’ve been maliciously throwing at you.  You will be the final victor and not these yellow zombies and  lynch-mob whose minds were poisoned by Simeon!

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_Q3QGG5QHBLRMZTIYWUFURY6J2E Night

    malapit na ma over turn ang hacienda luisita ruling……… nag lalaway na si Pnoy at mga kamag anak nila…………………….. 

    • Guest

      @night-pag natanggal si corona at naibalik sa mga cojuangco ang hacienda,malalantad na ang lahat ng mga pinaggagawa ni panot upang matanggal ang cj ay ang kanyang matinding hangarin na mabawi ang hasyenda.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_Q3QGG5QHBLRMZTIYWUFURY6J2E Night

    Mga Ungas bantayan ninyo si RAMBOTITO

    baka ahasin kayong lahat mwehehehe

  • Hey_Dudes

    People of the republic elected their representatives to do their jobs in making sure appointed individuals recognizes their sworn duties to uphold the laws and serve the people. Renato Corona works for GMA and GMA alone!

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_MZOKC6X7Q52Z4E5VLYNB7GF72Y Kaloy

    One good thing about Corona’s impeachment is it aborted a plan to declare (9-5 vote) DOJ & Comelec panel Illegal to free up GMA et al from imprisonment.

    Hayop talaga itong CJ na ito!

    Walang kinalaman ang hacienda Luisita dito na ipinipilit ni CJ.

    Buking lang kayo mga angkan ni satanas!

    Ang ranong? Ano ang reward ni Corona sa mission impossible na ito.

    Kayo na sumagot. Basahin ang diyaryo, isa isang lalabas ito.

  • 1Simona1973

    This Corona is so funny and think Filipinos are idiots.  Why not include parking lots?  Do you know how much parking lots cost if these are the parking lots of the most expensive buildings and condominiums??  It is even more than 100times expensive than an ordinary Filipino can afford for a house to live.  Huwag mong gawing tanga ang mga Pilipino.  Oh common CJ you can do better than that.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_E3CE56OQVPC4RPYD2NR4VD3SUE Bert

    Just re-posting a very quotable statement from the CJ: “They say I am a big obstacle. They are correct. I am a big obstacle to those who want to prevent the distribution of land in the HACIENDA LUISITA,” he said to tumultuous applause.

    ARRAAYYY…..like many have suspected, the impeachment is more about the hacienda….

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_Q3QGG5QHBLRMZTIYWUFURY6J2E Night

    paki paliwanag nga sa akin bakit hindi kayang i heart to heart talk ni Pnoy si Corona at sila ang naging mag kakampi?

    Eh si carpio magnanakaw din yun eh dami din nung assets na kinulimbat

  • UrHONOR

    OO nga naman…wala ng atrasan…..wala ng atrasan sa pag-sauli ng mga QUESTIONABLE acquisitions ni corona.  Maliwanag pa sa sikat ng corona na dehins mo kakayanin ang pagbili ng LIMA LANG (hindi 45) ng mga mamahaling properties sa sweldo mo sa gobierno.  Marami akong alam na kumikita ng mahigit sa 10x sa kita mo na hindi pa din kakayanin ang isa sa pinakamahal mong nasubi na condo.  HOW HOW tha’ happen?

    At oo nga naman, hindi ka obstacle……BASURA!

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_E3CE56OQVPC4RPYD2NR4VD3SUE Bert

    Another combative statement from the CJ: “And most importantly, I am a big obstacle to the establishment of a DICTATORSHIP regime”.

    Indeed, we have an aspiring DICTADOR of a president….

    • 1Simona1973

      at Bert – maybe it should read.  ”And most importantly, I am a big obstacle to having Arroyo be held accountable for all her sins to the Filipino people, from stealing the Presidency, to numerous graft and corruption/plunder cases, and to my removal as  midnight CJ. 

       It was no less than a member of Corona’s defense team that said she agrees the appointment was illegal but she will follow and respect what SC says, an SC majority of which were appointed by Arroyo.  

  • http://pedestrianobserver.blogspot.com/ Political Jaywalker

    This CJ is an embarrassment to the SC for stooping so low in attacking a duly elected president without a shred of evidence but purely on malicious speculation on the HLI.

    This guy is worse than a fishwife who drags other people like Mar Roxas in the melee, now that is really uncouth. But that should not surprise us at all, this is a CJ who shamelessly took his midnight appointment and together with his cohorts legitimize an otherwise illegal position.

    This is a CJ whose wife is accused of all cases Estafa and of all people accused by her relatives.

    In civilized societies scandals such as those involving Corona are enough for them to resign in shame or worse even commit hara kiri if it was in Japan. But this is the Philippines where endemic corruption is so prevalent and corruption is the norm so to expect Corona to act along the lines of propriety, dignity & integrity is really asking for the impossible, LOL…..

    • Maldi2

      Embaraasing to an insitution is better than a prexy who is more embarassing to the Republic of the Philippines.  We have here a sitting president who does not understand and continue to defy the fundamental LAW of the land.  Isn’t it more embarassing???

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Steven-Zahl/1670371040 Steven Zahl

    Almost let that GMA Dwarf get away.

  • Ommm

    Theres no turning back because you were too dumb to resign when you had the chance.

    And no, your motion for a jail cell next to Gloria’s  is denied….

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_E3CE56OQVPC4RPYD2NR4VD3SUE Bert

    @1Simona1973, “maybe” is maybe. And maybe, during the next mass at the SC, you can ask Corona to add those phrases in his speech. And “maybe”, he will agree. hehe

    • 1Simona1973

      at Bert – pare, maybe there is a polite way of saying it should have read,  in Tagalog, baka dapat…ROFL.. SC is not the place where I attend mass but it is good idea they are having masses there now, I hope they do it every day, as well as to all the courts all over the country, it will certainly help the Justices and Judges to come up with decisions that upholds justice.  

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_Q3QGG5QHBLRMZTIYWUFURY6J2E Night

    hindi lider si Penoy kasi sa halip na ayusin niya relationship niya kay Corona eh away kanto gusto niya sa simula palang….

    eh kung day 1 kinausap niya eto bilang ama ng bayan, hindi kaya niya ma convince si Corona na iwan si gloriang magnanakaw?

    Kelangan ba ay gulo nalang palagi at impeachment court? 

    • 1Simona1973

      night – No, it was Corona who as early as his appointment already showed indifference.  

      From hid midnight appointment, to Truth Commission, etc, etc until the TRO which was the straw that broke the camel’s back.

      And correction impeachment is not gulo, it is what you do as granted in the constitution to remove an impeachable government official.  

      • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_Q3QGG5QHBLRMZTIYWUFURY6J2E Night

        hindi nuong day 1 naging presidente si penoy, ayaw niya agad kay Corona – ayaw niya nga sumumpa diyan…. dapat ginamitan nalang niya ng politika si corona… dapat kinausap niya na “sakin ka kumampi otherwise mag kakagulo tayo” 
        malay natin hindi na humantong pa sa impeachment… distraction lang yan

      • 1Simona1973

        at night – who would take an oath before a midnight appointee Chief Justice?  Ano ba ang nauna, ang pagtanggap ng midnight appointment or panunumpa ni PNoy.  Check your facts first. 

        Hahaha, i find it absurd to read what you said “dapat sa akin ka kumampi?.

        Don’t be so worried with the impeachment.. it is just a check and balance,  dont be so afraid of it.  Lol…

      • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_Q3QGG5QHBLRMZTIYWUFURY6J2E Night

        if you have worked in government, you will hear more absurd stuff…. get real

        i’m not afraid of it, it is a waste of time and tax money… the country should go do something else productive :) like avoiding 3.2% economic growth rates

      • 1Simona1973

        at Night – No, I do not work in the government, I work to pay the salaries of those working in government, including that of Corona, albeit indirectly.  

        If they do not do their part, well, that is their choice.  I deal with a lot of government agencies (BIR, BOC, BFAD, BAI, courts) you do not have to let me know about that sad reality in government service.  kahit isang bilaong pansit nga pinapatulan eh.  I know a bunch of them, but I know some who also deserve to be in government service. 

        Really, you think the impeachment is a waste of time and money?  Then another 6 years under a SC Justice beholden to a President who stole billions of people’s money including their mandate not? Lol…

  • allandel

    he has a very successful doctor-son-in-law kaya mayaman ang mag-asawa. let me think… aha!!! let’s check the doctor’s ITRs and see if their past incomes can really afford to buy those properties. sabi nga, ikaw ang nagbukas tungkol sa kakayahan ng manugang mong kumita ng pera so it is fair game na. i hope hindi ka itakwil ng manugang mo sa pagdawit mo sa kanya.

    paging kim henares – corona is inviting you to audit his son-in-law to make sure he really earned that much.  

    • 1Simona1973

      at allandel – agree, calling on BIR, please check this filthy rich doctor son-in law of Corona, did he pay tax properly?  Look at Corona, he said the properties were owned by his doctor son in law, but he does not want any of his relatives to appear in the impeachment court…Corona you are really such a streetsmart, in Tagalog, wais at tuso. 

  • Antonio Efondo

    this guy is so thick-faced… i can feel it from my pc… go to where you belong corona… and there should be no turning back, after that!!!!

  • JosephNess

    with nothing good to say…the CJ out of desperation has ridden on the issue of HL confirming his biases on running after the president becoming personal on this issue…see, the truth of his being impartial has shown on confirming by reviving an already concluded issue of the HL…if he really was impartial, he should not anymore dipped himself on issue which the SC has already resolved…not contented, he attacked further on his co-justice of the SC by being personal and candid on the issue of his wanting to be CJ …by doing so, he shamed himself, for he should not have been there in the first place, if not for the pay off of the little girl whom he serve loyally…he is proud of robbing that opportunity even everyone knew that it was not done according to the dictate of the constitution…other words…they robbed this opportunity for the incumbent president to appoint…how can you bragged about your seat of office to the rest of our SC justices when it was given you at a very questionable means…really, you have no moral ascendancy to sit even for a second on this most trusted highest seat of our Supreme Court…you have not the trust of the Filipino people…and not yet complete, he turned his attack on Mar Roxas based on unconfirmed  gossips…now look what he has become an illegal supreme court chief justice who resorted to gossips as truth…

  • JosephNess

    with nothing good to say…the CJ out of desperation has ridden on the issue of HL confirming his biases on running after the president becoming personal on this issue…see, the truth of his being impartial has shown on confirming by reviving an already concluded issue of the HL…if he really was impartial, he should not anymore dipped himself on issue which the SC has already resolved…not contented, he attacked further on his co-justice of the SC by being personal and candid on the issue of his wanting to be CJ …by doing so, he shamed himself, for he should not have been there in the first place, if not for the pay off of the little girl whom he serve loyally…he is proud of robbing that opportunity even everyone knew that it was not done according to the dictate of the constitution…other words…they robbed this opportunity for the incumbent president to appoint…how can you bragged about your seat of office to the rest of our SC justices when it was given you at a very questionable means…really, you have no moral ascendancy to sit even for a second on this most trusted highest seat of our Supreme Court…you have not the trust of the Filipino people…and not yet complete, he turned his attack on Mar Roxas based on unconfirmed  gossips…now look what he has become an illegal supreme court chief justice who resorted to gossips as truth…

  • JosephNess

    with nothing good to say…the CJ out of desperation has ridden on the issue of HL confirming his biases on running after the president becoming personal on this issue…see, the truth of his being impartial has shown on confirming by reviving an already concluded issue of the HL…if he really was impartial, he should not anymore dipped himself on issue which the SC has already resolved…not contented, he attacked further on his co-justice of the SC by being personal and candid on the issue of his wanting to be CJ …by doing so, he shamed himself, for he should not have been there in the first place, if not for the pay off of the little girl whom he serve loyally…he is proud of robbing that opportunity even everyone knew that it was not done according to the dictate of the constitution…other words…they robbed this opportunity for the incumbent president to appoint…how can you bragged about your seat of office to the rest of our SC justices when it was given you at a very questionable means…really, you have no moral ascendancy to sit even for a second on this most trusted highest seat of our Supreme Court…you have not the trust of the Filipino people…and not yet complete, he turned his attack on Mar Roxas based on unconfirmed  gossips…now look what he has become an illegal supreme court chief justice who resorted to gossips as truth…

  • sacrebleau

    IN THE NAME OF GOD, GO!!

  • JosephNess

    with nothing good to say…the CJ out of desperation has ridden on the issue of HL confirming his biases on running after the president becoming personal on this issue…see, the truth of his being impartial has shown on confirming by reviving an already concluded issue of the HL…if he really was impartial, he should not anymore dipped himself on issue which the SC has already resolved…not contented, he attacked further on his co-justice of the SC by being personal and candid on the issue of his wanting to be CJ …by doing so, he shamed himself, for he should not have been there in the first place, if not for the pay off of the little girl whom he serve loyally…he is proud of robbing that opportunity even everyone knew that it was not done according to the dictate of the constitution…other words…they robbed this opportunity for the incumbent president to appoint…how can you bragged about your seat of office to the rest of our SC justices when it was given you at a very questionable means…really, you have no moral ascendancy to sit even for a second on this most trusted highest seat of our Supreme Court…you have not the trust of the Filipino people…and not yet complete, he turned his attack on Mar Roxas based on unconfirmed  gossips…now look what he has become an illegal supreme court chief justice who resorted to gossips as truth…

  • joeldcndcn

    message to cheap corona: in other countries, an official at your situation which has gotten an approval rating from the people of NEGATIVE (-), will just bow their head and step down, BUT NOT YOU MR CHEAP CORONA, & YOUR FAMILY;  YOU MAKE THE PEOPLE A MOCKERY OF YOUR CORRUPT AND IMMORAL CHARACTER, A SHAMELESS CHIEF JUSTICE WHO ACCEPTED AN ILLEGAL APPOINTMENT ON HIS PRESENT POSITION, NAKAKAHIYA KA SA MGA FILIPINO, MR CORONA, TSK, TSK, TSK!

  • to0

    Good! Face the music like a man. It’s all or nothing! I respect you more by not resigning and face your protagonist head on. You are better of than Gutierrez of Ombudsman who turn tail at the last moment.

  • Yahilawod

    That midnight appointment proved fatal. There’s no turning back indeed after Corona was tempted to swallow that apple from the forbidden tree.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_WLVI52HAB2YYTIPEXQFLRHYUGA Richard

    Sinagot na yan ni CJ Corona…. hahahahahahahahahahahah

  • oraman

    magtestify ka sa senate trial kung me personal knowledge ka….dalian mo sinasayang mo ang space sa blog pauli-ulit ka sige punta na sa senado baka makatulong ka sa house prosecutors…

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_WLVI52HAB2YYTIPEXQFLRHYUGA Richard

    Sinagot na yan ni CJ Corona…. hahahahahahahahahahahah

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_WLVI52HAB2YYTIPEXQFLRHYUGA Richard

    Sinagot na yan ni CJ Corona…. hahahahahahahahahahahah



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