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Defense to present 5 ‘hostile’ witnesses

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It has come down to this: Their word against Chief Justice Renato Corona’s.

Ombudsman Conchita Carpio Morales and four others are to take the witness stand today to talk about Corona’s alleged $10 million in foreign currency deposits which the chief magistrate has vehemently denied having.

The defense is presenting them as “hostile witnesses” and their testimony could open the floodgates for other issues to be raised against Corona, who decided to testify at his own impeachment trial.

“Because of the very nature of the complaint that they filed, we don’t foresee any testimony that will promote the interest of the Chief Justice,” defense lawyer Tranquil Salvador III said by phone.

Apart from Morales, the Senate impeachment court subpoenaed Akbayan Rep. Walden Bello, Akbayan spokesperson Risa Hontiveros, civil society leader Harvey Keh and Emmanuel Tiu Santos for this week’s hearings.

Any of them will testify on Day 37 of the trial, according to Senate Majority Leader Vicente Sotto III.

Morales opened a separate inquiry into Corona’s alleged accumulation of wealth disproportionate to his salary, including the alleged $10 million in foreign currency deposits, asking him to explain this, based on the complaints of Bello, Hontiveros, Keh, Santos and several others.

Corona scoffed at Morales’ order, claiming the dollar account does not exist and that the Ombudsman has no jurisdiction over him. But at his impeachment trial, his lawyers requested the Senate to subpoena Morales and the complainants so they could swear to their charges, and that he could respond to these.

Corona, who initially fended off the accusations in public forums and press briefings, declared he would “bare all” at the impeachment court.

Hontiveros and Keh, convenor of Kaya Natin To! Movement for Good Governance, said they were ready to testify but not on the $10 million in bank deposits.

“Am ready to testify tomorrow because we want full accountability, but not on the $10 million because we never made such accusation in our letter-request,” Hontiveros said in a text message.

Keh agreed: “I didn’t say anything about the $10 million. It was the Ombudsman, right?”

Hontiveros and Keh said they would testify on their letter-request to the Ombudsman.

Bello, on the other hand, won’t be back in the country from Europe until next week, according to Hontiveros.

While the Chief Justice has flatly denied the existence of the dollar account, the defense is giving Morales and complainants the “benefit of the doubt,” Salvador said.

“Maybe they know what they’re talking about,” he added. “For now, we want to hear them, and see what they are going to say.”

But Salvador said the defense is confident in calling Morales, et al. to the stand “because to our mind there is no $10 million.”

“We’ll cross the bridge when we get there,” he said when asked if the defense would sue the complainants if they perjure themselves on the $10 million.

The trial is entering its “crucial stage” this week because Corona is expected to take the stand after Morales and the complainants, Sotto said by phone. “Why do we have to wait longer?”

Salvador conceded that once Corona takes the stand to respond to the testimonies of Morales and the complainants, he will be an open target for all sorts of questions.

“When he’s there, it’s an open ball game. We can’t object to the questions of the senator-judges,” he said. “The senators said he could refuse to answer by invoking his right against self-incrimination. What conclusion will they derive from his refusal?”

“This is the point of no return,” he added of Corona’s testimony. “This will be our last stand.”

Senator-judge Francis Pangilinan, for his part, said the Chief Justice should come clean on his wealth, especially his peso and dollar accounts.

“[Chief] Justice Corona should shed light on the discrepancies between his assets and net worth he reported in his SALN (statement of assets, liabilities and net worth) totaling P22 million and the real and personal properties that have been shown to exist under his name, including his five dollar accounts in PSBank, the millions of pesos in other accounts and real properties with purchase prices exceeding his total net worth in his SALN,” he said in a text message.

Quezon Rep. Lorenzo Tañada III, a prosecution spokesperson, said there was no question that Corona “has or had dollar accounts or deposits. The question is how much and if he declared these dollar deposits in his SALN from 2002 to 2010.”

Marikina City Rep. Romero Quimbo, also a prosecution spokesperson, said that even without the $10 million in accounts, Corona must still answer for the existence of the $700,000 deposits in Philippine Savings Bank (PSBank), the opening of which has been blocked by the Supreme Court.

“We have the signature card with PSBank. While that figure remained unverified, it was already a huge amount at $700,000, and that is more than enough to produce a conviction,” Quimbo said.


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  • chamber25

    Still it would serve them better not to keep exaggerating numbers, i know they are trying to inflate the numbers for headlines to form public opinion but at the end of the day it could come back and hit them. Just look at the 45 homes that they listed, it looks so malicious already. Stick to what evidence they have and let the verdict take its course.

    • dgboy

      so? the question is not about exaggeration, it is a question if Corona is guilty or not guilty, no more non sense talk.

      • Diepor

        And if he can get a fair trail , I think not . The President has allready said in puplic how he wants a conviction , very populistic .

      • kolambogan

        Do you imply that the Senators dciding, particularly, Enrile and Santiago will be unfair and biased and cannot conduct themselves impartial as part of the court conducting the trial?

    • turkak

      chamber25  strong possibility of another Eulalio Diaz !!!!  hahahahha

    • filipinaskoh

      It does not matter if it is 10 million USD or less, the question is did he declare it in his SALN. There is already a 700,000 US dollar deposit to start with, that is about 30 million pesos.

      With the properties it may be not 45 but the 21 properties are already damaging to Corona, especially the way he acquired them, taking into consideration the 10 million reduced price out of water damage, that AGAIN, no one tries to buy it AGAIN but only cristina( sounds BGEI). The way he transferred THEM to her daughter.

  • jiroarturo

    Isa na naman TRO ito.

  • okabato

    I think the Ombudsman is not that stupid to take on the the chief magistrate of the land based on mere testimony of four witnesses without verifying the existence of those dollar amounts. If the AMLA had confirmed to her about them then she has every right to compel Corona to answer to the allegations. Now it is decision time to know who wins when they lay their cards (documents) on the table.

    • adoremus

      A person hungry for power will do anything to appease the the yellow king! Look at De Lima, from human rights advocate to human rights abuser. For what? For a promise to be a senator under LP.

  • quirinomayer

    I can foresee that the line of defense of Corona will be SALN – Sa Akin Lang Nakapangalan.

    • filipinaskoh

      How about his dollar sa kanya din nakapangalan? Sabagay may excuse na si Roy na ung daw dollar dahil daw confidential in nature, no need to declare.

  • mikerocky

    Focus first on the US $700k before the alleged UC $10M. Do not muddle the issue. Justice is suppose to be transparent and clear, right?

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/ESOLZFVKAWYGCVFPVUANFVV4W4 Efren

      OK lang din kung sabay-sabay na, after all, $700K is part of the overall $10 plus or minus !

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/ESOLZFVKAWYGCVFPVUANFVV4W4 Efren

       OK lang din kung sabay-sabay na; after all; $700K is part of the overall $10M plus/minus !

  • filipinaskoh

    Keh and Hontiveros could not vouch for the 10 million US dollar, that’s the very reason why they never mentioned the amount on their complaint, because that would constitute illegality on their part. It is just right that they filed a complaint because it is only the Ombudsman who has the right to do so.
    I don’t see any reason why the defense has to have them subpoenaed when they can never vouch for the veracity of their complaint. It should be the Ombudsman only because it was the ombudsman who acted on the complaints. She finds probable cause and had the Chief justice explained.
    Unless, the defense are cooking something nasty.

    • francoalminolibre

      the p10m dollar is not a cooked idea coming from the defense. it is a wild accusation of the yellow brains they are so bold to talk to the media and now they are so afraid to be called to explain in court. and you start to sound as if you are now blaming the ombudsman?

      • filipinaskoh

        What I am saying is that, the ombudsman has the authority to verify all the complaints filed in her office. First and foremost the 10 million dollars is not part of the complaint, nor are they the source of it. it. With the FURTHER investigation of the Ombudsman through the AMLC, from there the 10 million US dollar surface.
         
        The complainants cannot give the full nature of all the FCDU accounts because they were barred by RA 6426 and the SC TRO to verify or look into the FCDU accounts. What they have in their possessions are unverified deposits slips, in which the senate has nothing to do with it because they already ruled out that as long as the TRO issued by the supreme court regarding FCDU accounts stands, they will not entertained unverified information on FCDU.

        The10 million US dollars is the result of FURTHER investigation done by the ombudsman.Why would I blame her when in fact I salute her for exerting all her effort to investigate the anomalous wealth of Corona.

  • enrique119

    Corona’s case is so indefensible that his team could not present witnesses that can actually testify in his favor. That is why they could only present witnesses who are immaterial and irrelevant before, and now hostile ones.

    The only one that could be of help is that Demetrio something who supposedly bought their Marikina lots in cash in 1990 but never had them transferred to his name for the past 22 years, so his credibility is very doubtful. Who will pay more than a million pesos (at 1990 prices) and then refuse to have the property transferred to his name?

    You insult our collective as well as individual intelligence.

    • TagaKalos

      Ano ka ba, blogger o ABOGAGO? Kung ikaw man ay abogado, ikaw ang abogado na may DE TILILING! Marami dito ang akala mo ay mga abogado kung mag komento pero sa nasabi ko nga ay mga ABOGAGO pala. Hoy mga HUNGHANG magsipagtanim na lang kayo ng kamote para may pakinabang kayo!!!

      • enrique119

        Wala ka bang masasabing katuwiran para sa panig mo at ang magagawa mo lang ay mang-insulto? O walang laman ang utak mo?

        Kasi kung me maganda kang katuwiran o nalalaman, iyon ang dapat mong ilathala. Ang mga komento rito ay dapat na may katalinuhang ibinabahagi sa usapan.

        Dapat kang makaranas ng talakayan sa Plaza Miranda pag gabi. Doon, halu-halong tao nagpapaliwanagan sa marangal at matinong usapan. Baka matuto ka ng tama at edukadong pakikipag-usap tungkol sa kahit anong issue.

      • enrique119

        Wala ka bang masasabing katuwiran para sa panig mo at ang magagawa mo lang ay mang-insulto? O walang laman ang utak mo?

        Kasi kung me maganda kang katuwiran o nalalaman, iyon ang dapat mong ilathala. Ang mga komento rito ay dapat na may katalinuhang ibinabahagi sa usapan.

        Dapat kang makaranas ng talakayan sa Plaza Miranda pag gabi. Doon, halu-halong tao nagpapaliwanagan sa marangal at matinong usapan. Baka matuto ka ng tama at edukadong pakikipag-usap tungkol sa kahit anong issue.

  • enrique119

    Corona’s case is so indefensible that his team could not present witnesses that can actually testify in his favor. That is why they could only present witnesses who are immaterial and irrelevant before, and now hostile ones.

    The only one that could be of help is that Demetrio something who supposedly bought their Marikina lots in cash in 1990 but never had them transferred to his name for the past 22 years, so his credibility is very doubtful. Who will pay more than a million pesos (at 1990 prices) and then refuse to have the property transferred to his name?

    You insult our collective as well as individual intelligence.

    • filipinaskoh

      He is obvious a planted one!

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_HPGUIIJ44DMCSONOPI4JAEMUZM lex

      even your collective intelligence cannot fathom what you are claiming, you piece of yellow s#!t 

      • enrique119

        Those who have no intelligent arguments resort to insults and name-calling. Your worthless comment is not helping your cause.

      • enrique119

        Those who have no intelligent arguments resort to insults and name-calling. Your worthless comment is not helping your cause.

  • Alajero

    …kudos to the Defense…for wrestling the beast by its horn…so we may know the truth…i can only hope that “inquirer” will do their part to provide us with a complete and truthful report…

  • francoalminolibre

    now that these clowns where called to testify to substantiate the P10m dollar account everyone has started to deny knowing its existence. the prosecution and the palace were too positve about the account, the witnesses started to distance from the allegation and the defense bold enough to deny it yet willing to take the stand. ano ban ang inyong kinatatakutan sa witness stand? ang tapangtapang nyo sa dyaryo mag akusa, tapus kung tatawagin na kayo, marami na kayong mga excuses  na wala kayong kinalaman!

    • Mister_Expose

       The witnesses are a bunch of liars and thieves themselves.  Mga political prosititutes ni Pnoy.

  • breakitdown420

    all the corrupt politicians need to be exposed. if there is evidence that the president and other members of congress have been stealing funds, they all need to be exposed

  • sigena

    hindi pa nag umpisa denial kaagad si kekkeh!!

  • catmanjohn

    Corona is a Coward and a Thief. Anyone, who would be not be, would have taken the stand on the first day of trial and gotten it over with. Only a devious slime bag like Corona would try to use the Hacienda Luisita case to shield his crimes. It’s akin to some criminal accusing the police of running through a red light to arrest him as he was mugging an old lady like Sister Flora. His psychosis misses the bigger picture. Shameful are those people who support Corona’s corruption and charade, and expect others to go along. The People want change for the better, and not live in the squalor of this corruption.

    • Mister_Expose

       This opinion is courtesy and paid for by the Pnoy administration.  Parang patalastas.  hahaha

      • catmanjohn

        Sorry to disappoint you old boy, I speak for myself, my Filipina family, friends, and all good People who want a change for a better life, and not be at the mercy of corrupt clan cronyism.

      • billygunn23

         congrats ricky. youre doing a good job for your boss!

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/2OGCQGFL6ZFWQAB6HMJBGD3NWE Lorelei

    The $10M account is not even part in the impeachment complaint. Why bother too much on this. Iyung nasa PSBank lang sapat na para ma convict si THief Korona, ano pa ang hinahanap ninyo. Palusot lang ito ng depensa na kung hindi mapatunayan ang $10M account, sasabihin nila na dapat acquitted si TJ. Irrelevat at immaterial ang isyung ito.  Simple lang at huwag ng palabuin pa.

    • Mister_Expose

       Galing mo judge, palitan ko kaya si Drilon!

  • PinoyAkoPinoyTayo

    Ano nangyari kay De Lima? Bkit di na sumipot?

    • pepengkabayo

      Di na pinakikinggan, irrelevant ang testimony dahil Hearsay ang sinasabi.

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1844226950 Ric Rosales

    ang malaking tanong, if ever may 10 million sa foreign currency deposits ni corona, pano to nalaman nila considering na meron secrecy law yung foreign currency deposits? me evidence ba yung ombudsman? pano nya to nakuha or nila hontiveros?

    • filipinaskoh

      The ombudsman has the authority under the law to investigate and that includes the Dollar. A waiver signed by Corona in his SALN is also an authority that grants the ombudsman to investigate in the AMLC.

  • kilabot

    pnoy political prostitutes are trying to achieve political orga$m thru lies and trial by publicity. led by morales et al, they think they are about to attain the apex of ecstasy with their $10M bl0wj0b. but starting today, these prostitutes will be frustrated and left in suspended ejaculati0n.

    scorecard (fight: hli, impeach, 2013elect);
      rule of law       1W  0L;
      rule of yellow   0W  1L;

    it is inevitable, the 2nd skirmish will be another win for the rule of law.

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/JOSZ2TW24FKJLQA6R3D24RZ24Y freemystic

    Walang dollar account si Corona.  Tapos.

  • brunogiordano

    “But Salvador said the defense is confident in calling Morales, et al. to
    the stand “because to our mind there is no $10 million.” ”

    sa MIND ninyo WALA.

    sa mga BANCO marami ang nagsasabi na MAYROON.

    paano ngayon ‘yan?????

  • lliam_S

    Man, as I’ve said in previous comments, he’s really in a ditch..i dont know what his testimony will do..  I wonder what Pnoy and the admin will do if ever he’s acquitted.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_H47CPJUE4QYKFUCKSUXK3LNBGI Allan

    corona: show me where that $10mn deposit is and i will resign.
    corona: see, it’s not $10mn but only $9.5mn so you lose! dapat nyo akong i-acquit kasi hindi eksakto ang halaga na sinasabi nyong deposito ko. :)(:

  • 711sense

    Ang daming tsismoso dito, maghintay nalang po tayong lahat at lalabas na siguro ang katotohanan sa mga akusasyon ng mga kalaban ng CJ.

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/ESOLZFVKAWYGCVFPVUANFVV4W4 Efren

    Walang dollar account ?  Bakit nag-TRO , kung wala ?

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_NWFMXIZJLZ4APWVBELQ3OFP674 Ronilo

      Yan ang logic.. Bakit nga uminom ng gamot kung walang sakit.. Check mate!!!!

    • Mister_Expose

       Kung meron o walang dollar account, the rule of law o ang batas ang pinaiiral. 

  • taga_labas

    Sana noon pang inilabas mga eto para napabilis.  Ganun pa man, salamat kay lolo Cuevas at marami akong natutunan.  Mag kape muna para hindi antokin hangang madaling araw. 

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/5IWAARHMCGR4EYINTPSATBTJDQ bert

    The defense are on a fishing expedition here..they are waiting for what the OMB etal has to say first before making CJ take the stand..and they have NOT yet refuted CONVINCINGLY what the prosecution has alleged! They are making a mockery out of this impeachment court.

    • Mister_Expose

       You got your reasoning backwards.  How can you prove yourself innocent if there is no charge or evidence?  Evidences need to be shown first so you can disprove the allegation.  The prosecution is on the fishing expedition not the defense.  Read and understand the column if you can.

    • Rathbumo

      Mali yata ang analysis mo sir. In any court proceedings, yung accusers ang unang sumasalang sa witness stand because the burden of proof lies in them. Sila muna ang maglalabas ng ebidensiya laban sa akusado at saka sila iko-cross examine. Napanood mo naman siguro ang Impeachment Trial, inuna muna ang Prosecution dahil sila ang nag-aakusa kay Corona. Ngayon at inaakusahan ulit ng Ombudsman, nina Hontiveroz, Bello at Keh si Corona na may sampung milyong US dollars, ilabas nila ang kanilang ebidensiya, at yan ang kokontrahin ng Defense Panel when it will be their turn to refute the charges.   

      Walang fishing expedition ang defense Team, sir. Yung Prosecution ang nagfi-fishing expedition since day one of the impeachment trial. Kung ano anong properties ni Corona ang ipinalabas nila na umabot daw sa 45 yun pala 5 lang. Ngek!

    • mekeni62

      it is the prosecution who’s making a mockery out of this impeachment since Day1. Where were you? It is the prosecution who was on a fishing expedition. Ang tanga mo. Why would the defense be on a fishing expedition when they were just out to prove that all these allegations are false. Convincingly ka pa diyan eh wala nga silang napatunayan.

    • billygunn23

       fishing expedition? you high man? no wonder yellowturd ka dahil wala kang alam tulad ng amo mo!

    • http://www.dafk.net/what/ Kilabot ng mga Balahibo

      “The defense are on a fishing expedition here”

      This has got to be the most creative way of using ‘fishing for information’ on a any standpoint.

      A fishing expedition is when your accusers are trying to get information you have have expressed, and then use it against you.

      That is different from your accusers, the Ombudsman, et al, being made to substantiate their allegations against you, by virtue of the source of info.

      “..they are waiting for what the OMB etal has to say first before making CJ take the stand”

      Fishing expeditions are made ineffective by just keeping quiet, so that nothing can be used against you.  

      If the Ombudsman, et al keeps quiet at the witness stand, then, they have nothing to substantiate. They would look like fools with no information, yet they have accused CJC of 10M in the court of public opinion.

      Defense lawyer may use this premise of ‘persecution’ and milk it for all the advantage they can get.

  • $16638896

    nagtuturuan na ung mga loko hehehehe

  • micashan

    The intra corporate issues(particularly the acquisition by CJs daughter of the BGEI for P28,000) , in my opinion is the death blow for CJ , in the bar of public opinion.
    As I read in the papers, the feeling I get is  as though mother Teresa was tried,  indicted, and incarcerated. 

    • Mister_Expose

       Really?  We should add this on the impeachment complaint.

    • mekeni62

      bar of public opinion?…you can shout on the top of your lungs for a conviction.who knows you might influence the judges.

  • Rathbumo

    Ngayon at nakatakdang tumestigo si Omb. Conchita Morales sa Impeachment Court tungkol sa US$10.0 million ni CJ Corona, kanya kanyang iwas-pusoy na yung mga may kinalaman sa kwentong-kutserong ito. Itinatanggi na ni Hontiveroz, sa interview ni Anthony Taberna sa Punto Por Punto na siya ang source ng story na lumabas sa Inquirer. Ang masama nito si Omb. Morales na ang kanyang itinuturong nagsabi ng may US$10.0 million si Corona. Ito ang sabi ni Hontiveroz: “Am ready to testify tomorrow because we want full accountability, but not on the $10 million because we never made such accusation in our letter-request,” Second the motion naman si Keh at ito ang kanyang sinabi: “I didn’t say anything about the $10 million. It was the Ombudsman, right?” samantalang ibinuyangyang niya sa ABS-CBN interview ni Henry Omaga Diaz yung US dollars at Euro account ni Corona na nakalagay sa brown envelope at nakarating mag-isa sa kanyang office. Si Walden Bello na kasama ni Hontiveroz na nag-file ng complaint laban kay Corona sa Office of the Ombudsman ay clueless na din kung sino ang source nung USD$10.0 million. Ang Prosecution Team dumidistatnsiya na din sa issue ng US10.0 million ni Corona. Sabi ni Cong. Erin Tanada at Cong. Miro Quimbo, kailangan daw munang gumawa ng official report si Omb. Morales at kailangan muna nila itong basahin bago sila magdesisyon kung gagamiting karagdagan ebidensiya laban kay Corona. 
    Biglang nagkaroon ng amnesia sina Hontiveroz, Bello at Keh tungkol sa US$10.0 million ni Corona samantalang ang kanilang complaints ang dahilan kaya nagkarron ng separate inquiry ang Ombudsman sa umano’y unexplained wealth ni Corona na hindi tugma sa kanyang salary, including the alleged $10 million in foreign currency deposits.
    Paano yan Omb. Morales, mukhang iniwan ka se ERE nina Hontiveroz, Bello at Keh. Ginawa ka nilang panangga sa kanilang kasinungalingan.

    • indiots

      don’t worry. alam ni omg. ang kanyang trabaho. hindi yan kamukha ni chief na hindi namana ang galing ng kanyang godmother..

      • AmBoy24

        alam daw…hehehe…ang sabihin mo ay bobo siya dahil hindi niya ginagamit ang utak niya.

      • indiots

        ibig mong sanihin lahat ng nagiging associate justice ng supreme court walang utak?

    • AmBoy24

      manang mana si ombudsman morales sa amo niya si panot na uto-uto at ang daling maniwala.hayan at isasalang ka sa IC at siguradong magtuturuan kayong mga sipsip kay panot.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_GVANQHP6VJ2MSGAJB46GUUNISE Jozz

    There are no dollars daw but only multiple empty dollar accounts…hahahahaha

    • mekeni62

      there’s no such thing as an empty account stupid. if it’s empty,it is non-existent.Paano magkaka-account kung empty? multiple pa iyan ha?

  • http://inquirer.net unokritiko

    Corona is the presentday Robinhood of filipino indiots society which many filipinos admire and defended up to their last gap of  their breath!!! What a filipino indiots society is composed of!!!
    ha ha ha ha!!! pwe! niyo
    Supreme court is a group of high rank lawyers coming from experience lawyers who does not know how to defend the law properly!!! They gone up the ranks due mainly to fraternatize of this filipino indiot society and later on has a very sticky comaraderie resulting to a mafia style method of “riching” into fameness!!!
    Thank god I’m not in this group of filipino indiots society but I”m a real and proud “pilipino”.
    Shame on this people pretending to be a plipino but belong to this filipino indiots!!!
    he he he!!!!

    • mekeni62

      what do you mean by indiots? if you mean idiot,you will be a good classic example.

      • indiots

        means stupid idiots

      • mekeni62

        o bakit nagpalit ka ng account “idongsr?”

      • indiots

        wala lang nabanggit mo yong indiots kaya ginawa kong alias.

    • indiots

      kahit si robinhood magagalit na ikinukumpara mo s’ya kay corona.

      dahil si robinhood lahat ng nakulimbat n’ya hindi para sa sarili.

    • franciscoyapanalagbate

      There is only one Filipino society that I know of – and that is not a society of idiots.  According to the Webster’s New World Dictionary an idiot is defined as: ignorant person; a retarded person mentally equal or inferior to a child two years old; a very foolish or stupid person.  If you believe that those Filipinos that have contrary opinion with yours are idiots so be it.  How can you be a real and proud “pilipino” when you are in the society you considered to be idiots?  I doubt that you are a Filipino.  You don’t even know how to spell the word idiot.  Also, the way you characterized/described the Supreme Court is the best way you described Mr. Corona.  He epithomizes the description that you made.  Yes, he has the mafia style method, (redundant), of “riching” into fameness, (your words).  If you are a real and proud Filipino, you have to love and live like a real and proud Filipino, warts and all.  Thank you.

  • ARRANCAR

    who is dumb enough to call someone like the ombudsman to testify on the trial and expose himself about the purported $10 million, he knows very well that there is no such money nor the $2 million confident that it is lies and fake from the very start, well the ombudsman carpio-morales will surely face the music just so to say she is not coward or not shamelessly back down where she accused corona on a spurious documents!

  • noypisiTED

    “Report: Yahoo CEO to step down amid resumé miscue.” Here in the Philippines we have a Chief cook errr…justice who stole from and defrauded on his wife’s relatives to wrest control of the family’s modest “mana” and repeatedly lied on his SALNs apart from the other sins of commissions and omissions, and yet continue to hang on his undeserved position as the highest magistrate of the land. Kapal muks indeed.

    • billygunn23

       very funny hohohoho! bilis mong magpalit ng pangalan a! di ba kaw yong mahilig sa “non-entity”? matanong ko lang, san ba talaga ang tunay mong account dito?

  • ARRANCAR

    simple logic if she back tracks and not testify then she is lying and the public perception is she is being used as the dummy of the yellow horde, if she testify then she can publicly circumvent or run around giving vague answers just to make some face saving retreat on her accusation of fake $10 million 

  • ARRANCAR

    stupid people who believe such fakery and dubious complaints without solid evidence to show just a mere unverified documents basing her accusations. corona knows very well that all accusation about the $10 million are fakes, forged documents!!

  • ARRANCAR

     wow and double wow for the prosecutions believing carpio-morales is the savior of their witless unsubstantiated unproven cases against corona they will surely be thrown in the dumps and their names will be posted as the most DUMBEST prosecution team ever

    • AmBoy24

      and the most dumbest and stupid omubudsman who merely acted on the complaints filed by the attack dogs of pnoy without verifying the veracity of the complaint.

  • ARRANCAR

     hahaha another monumental blunder for the prosecution team to believe and rely on such accusations coming from the ombudsmen believing it will save their slowly sinking impeachment trial into oblivion come to think of it their reputation being a low minded cockroach prosecution team does not even deserve to be mentioned by their names nor their position

  • ARRANCAR

    the sinking of the impeachment trial is now on its final scene where the main protagonist the prosecution team will sink to the history as one of the dumbest bunch of congressmen 

  • indiots

    ang usapan sa 10$ millions kaya pag nagbanggit na ng initial deposits na 700,000$, haharangin na ng depensa dahil naka-TRO pa yon. aha ha

  • enboi

    In more ways, the impeachment trial was, true to the story line,  turning out a game of stupidity, from the big boss to the yes-men. First, they wanted to play the same trick done to Merceditas, takutin so CJ to his nerves and make him resign. Second, yong congressmen naman, wanted to take extra media mileages thinking be their passport to be called Honorable Senators. Third, the chief prosecutor, was he a bar flunker early on,  has to show his worth after the father was given a “presidential post” post or vice versa. Fourth, the chuwawa senator-judges want to make themselves relevant after they dumped their former patroness for another free-flowing largess patron. Fifth, Prosecution feels they know the law better than those entrusted or manadted to interpret the law. Sixth, only to show many of them in the lower house are third rate lawmakers. Seventh, do we deserve a telenovela version of due process, rule of law and good governance?

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/BNTTI4OOQRZFKOPDDMHI26JLII roy

    Ang dami naggagaling galingan hehehe..

    Pero tama ang tanong ng kaibigang efren, sabi nya:

    Wala nga ba talagang dollar account si CJ??? Kung wala, Eh bakit nag issue ng TRO ang SC?

    Hehe simple logic di ba..

    Sasabihin ng Corona mercenaries: Di pede buksan dahil may TRO na nga..

    Tanong ko naman: Ang batas ba ay ginawa para pagtakpan ang nagawang mali o para itama ang mali??

    Nagtatanong lang po… 

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/7E3BVDUN2W64PVGIA74Z4MFHZU noelyn taghoy

       good point roy. if truely it doesnt exist, bakit may TRO?
      Anong silbi ng TRO kung wala nman dapat e TRO? lol
      ergo, may tinatago!

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/HFYQYPW6MLJC7OLGLCJRS4IAC4 Regd

    I don’t care the outcome of these $10m investigation. The hideous cold hearted manoeuvring and stealing of the BGEI property is enough for me to pronounce his inability to be a public servant!

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/NNAJQQUKFAB4DITXYZPSG26FYA Martin

    Yes, I doubt if most of them would show up.  This early, they’re already giving excuses.  By the way, we seldom saw Alan Cayetano at the impeachment hearing.  Now, he’s all around the media granting interviews.  Because he’s running for reelection next year?

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_Q4CJLOOFOWMN6QNSDTUOVLDBCY Orlando

    I look forward to see the Chief Justice take the stand in the impeachment trial.  I want to know why he, being Chief Justice, cannot fill up a simple SALN and disclose all his assets.  I want to know why he, being an Assoc. Justice of the SC in 2003, allowed the auction of 90% of the BGEI shares for only P28,000 to his daughter, knowing that the company had P34million deposit in the bank.  And please, do not give the defense’s excuse that he did it all in good faith.

  • franklyn flores

    Kunin na lahat ng ninakaw nyan at ng iba pang mga mandarambong at ng may pambili tayo ng mga maka bagong armas!

    • rem_rod

       Ibigay sa CCT ni Dinky! yeheyy!

  • tonto_ka

    Corona scoffed at Morales’ order, claiming the dollar account does not exist and that the Ombudsman has no jurisdiction over him.
    again, THIEF JUSTICE RENATO C. CORONA LIED about his dollar accounts. As i recalled PS Bank president confirmed that thief justice have maintained five dollar accounts…

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/James-Rams/1826483848 James Rams

    Hontiveros and Keh, convenor of Kaya Natin To! Movement for Good Governance, said they were ready to testify but not on the $10 million in bank deposits.
    “Am ready to testify tomorrow because we want full accountability, but not on the $10 million because we never made such accusation in our letter-request,” Hontiveros said in a text message.
    Keh agreed: “I didn’t say anything about the $10 million. It was the Ombudsman, right?”

    here you go people and yellowtards.. just like the 45 properties.. which in the end just 5 .

    10 milion usd – now  what????  alll these people are liars .. even the lead prosecutor -same people..that should never be trusted.

    • Francis81

       Sumabog na sa mukha ang kapalpakan nila. A matter of time sasabog na rin si Pweenoy!

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_IE6OU4ODQIVS6F5HKL6QPTTDNI RonnieV

    This is the problem of Philippine politics where anybody can make accusations without presenting evidence or without direct knowledge, doesn’t it tantamount to libel? The act of filing a complaints without concrete basis constitute libel because you are maligning a person. If you file a complaint be sure you have ample eviudence because the burden of proof lies on your shoulder.

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_MJCN27L74QLOELVDVIP4V5M544 pinoynusa

       Didn’t the defense request for the hostile witnesses?

    • anakpinas

      This is the problem of Phil politics & the people in power, they are very hard to convict even there’s enough evidence. They will resort to all kinds of technicalities & avoid the real issues. Just tell to your thief justice, show to the IC all his bank accounts & that’s it
      no need for him to explain where did he get those money……..  

    • cebuboy

       ronnie alam nila yan.kaya ginawa nila..simple lang,.diba maraming din nakulong na hindi nagkasala,.ang ebidensyay gawagawa lang,lalona pag ma influwensya ka..kaya sabi ni kuya kim weather-weather lang..anyway sa tinginko binigyan naman siya nang due process ok nayon atleast may panahon pa maka depensa..sa ki erap may process pero walang due..kaya tuloy kaagad sa kulongan..

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_QWQUJMBTXSQTXU6AZ2U363UYYE Carl07

    Filipinos still believing this Abnoy moro-moro is really a bunch of retards that needs to grow a brain.

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_MJCN27L74QLOELVDVIP4V5M544 pinoynusa

      Magtiis ka na lang hanggang 2016.

    • joeldcndcn

      evil people always take side with the devil, tsk, tsk, tsk!  kick out the corrupt corona is a good act and could give a signal to those “corrupt” justices & judges that they will be next in line, EVIL PEOPLE ALWAYS TAKE SIDE WITH THE DEVIL!

      • http://profile.yahoo.com/K2B7LI3JSKHATUAA6N4IOQP2X4 Estenieta

        A vindictive  person is evil,right? so Who do you think is very vindictive here? Ans since you sided with a very vindictive person, you are a devil’s advocate.Right?

      • anakpinas

        ala eh kung hindi mo kilala and ka hambog na thief justice eh wag ka na lang makirawraw!!!!!!

  • joeldcndcn

    THE PEOPLE DON’T NEED TO HEAR THE CORRUPT CHIEF JUSTICE, WHAT THEY WANTED TO HEAR IF HE IS ALREADY “KICK OUT” FROM THE CORRUPT SUPREME COURT OF THE PH.,  SO THE JUDICIARY CAN BE “CLEANED UP” FROM TOP TO BOTTOM, THOSE JUSTICES APPOINTED BY THE CORRUPT GLO ARROYO ARE ALSO VERY CORRUPT PERSONS, NO QUESTION ABOUT THAT,  TSK, TSK, TSK!

  • ztefertilizerscam5

    Hold Departure Order to Corona magnanakaw Family..



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