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ON CORONA’S ‘RESIGNATION’. Senator-Judge Miriam Defensor-Santiago comments on Chief Justice Renato Corona's rumored resignation. Video by INQUIRER.net's Noy Morcoso III

MANILA, Philippines – Senator-Judge Miriam Defensor-Santiago voted “not guilty” in favor of Chief Justice Renato Corona after a 20-minute speech during the final day of the impeachment trial Tuesday.

“Would you be surprised if I say that I vote not guilty?” Santiago, who has been consistent in her opposition of the way the prosecution team had conducted itself, said at the end of her statement.

Santiago maintained that the accusation that Corona failed to declare $2.4 million in his statement of assets, liabilities and net worth was not an impeachable offense.

“The defendant admitted that he did not declare his dollar accounts… Does this amount to an impeachable offense?” Santiago asked.

She added that the Constitution provided that impeachable offenses included graft and corruption, bribery, treason and other similar high crimes and betrayal of public trust.


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Tags: acquittal , Chief Justice Renato Corona , Corona Impeachment , Impeachment court , impeachment trial , Miriam Defensor-Santiago


  • markx2012

    listen to your self miriam! you are going N U T S!
     

    • markx2012

       ops no! not going! YOU ARE!

    • S_W_D

       They said Albert Einstein was nuts too. Look at what he was able to accomplish. Miriam is a brilliant woman and deserves nothing but the highest of respect. Her methods may be odd but it gets the job done.

      • tonto_ka

        HOW BY BEING A DESPICABLE ONE????BY DEFENDING THE LIARS IN THE FIRST PLACE AS WELL AS IDIOTS….

      • S_W_D

        DEFENDING LIARS? WHAT LIES HAVE THEY SAID? THEY’VE GIVEN OPINIONS GATHERED AFTER RECEIVING FACTS. Only difference is that the three of them are the only smart ones.

      • tonto_ka

        not declaring the assets and liabilities in the SALN is not a LIE??? what you coined it??? PALUSOT??? TANGA!!!! kulang pala yun 4 stooges pala at ikaw ang pang–apat,,,

      • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_BNIYEYUFMFU3MMHIZNCSHKFEPI Erick Su

         wag mo na patulan yan…baka si miriam kausap mo…parang sira ang ulo e…daming reply sa comment  ng iba…

      • S_W_D

        Oii tonto_ka. Stop stalking me :* 

      • tonto_ka

        you know newton’s 3rd laws of motion???

      • S_W_D

        In fact, I do. Would you like me to explain it to you in simple, small words so that you might have a chance of understanding?  (:

      • tonto_ka

        for every action there is equal opposite reaction..rest my case…

      • S_W_D

        Congratulations!!!!! SO PROUD OF YOU. At least you retained little knowledge.

      • panaloangtotoo2

        Para kang si Midas…Baklang-bakla umasta!

      • S_W_D

        Unsa’y connection to Midas? Is that the best you can do? Gay gay gay. Your vocabulary must be extremely limited.

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/AMG5EDI2JBQRL4Z5H2L7ED4OQA yahoo-AMG5EDI2JBQRL4Z5H2L7ED4OQA

    brenda ang saya…..brenda ang ligaya……..hahahahaha…..goodbye bunut

  • maxbrowsing

    OMG…WHAT AN IDIOT…i hope this is miriam final term in office…so pipol of the philippines..bear in mind what this idiot can do to my philippines if she gets elected again..

    • S_W_D

       It would be hypocritical to call her an idiot when you can’t even spell “people” right. Dipshit.

      • generalproblem

        kung wala ka nang pasabog tumigli kana. pati ba naman spelling eh pinapalaki muna para lang may masabi ka. tama amg spelling kasi tinagalog lang nya yung people kaya pipol.

      • maxbrowsing

        u narrow minded tunnel vision dipshit, taglish grammar is widely acceptable in my philippines or globally, i reckon theres nothing between ur head..u nitpicker

      • S_W_D

        Waaaay too many adjectives. Did you look up synonyms on the internet to make you look smart? I’M NARROW MINDED? Friggin hypocrite.
        YOUR philippines? Please.
        You are a sad, sad excuse for a “person”. Heck, dolphins are smarter than you. Congratulations! Nitpicker, what a big word for you!

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_O5TQQYPGVHXCQLU4BRQR4FVBNA ramone

    Just let her be… She will soon leave us. I just hope she will not bring shame to our country in the international court of justice.

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/YBVT7BRVFRJHALTUBDQWJ2RC4Y elviraa

      Magkakalat  siya  sa  ICC.  At  mas malaki  ang  lagay  doon,  in  dollars

  • dan4321

    Kaya nga tunmagal si Miriam,wa is sya,ang tapang ng apog nya,yet since Time of Estrada then GMA maraming nakuhang pabor yan.hindi lang sya napagbigyan ni PNoy,kahit nga lagi niyang gusto makausap si Ochoa.Yung asawa nya,magaling magtagao ng nakaw sa Customs.Ewan kung bakit pa kasi sinuportahan ni PNoy ang ICC candidacy nya.Sabagay duon na lang sya magwala.Sobrang bilib sa sarili,may Delusions.It’s just a matter of time,totally masiraan na sya ng bait,though even before she already showed a lot of signs.Sya dapat ang next na I Impeach kasama yang si Arroyo.Magaling lang sila magtago ng kurakot nila.

  • http://twitter.com/filguzman8090 fil

    you are correct..good riddance
     

  • Toxic Waste

    Though I respect their vote of “not guilty”; I dont respect their reason. After Corona is convicted, we have to move on and go after other abusers & corrupters; is is a painful cleansing process; we have to clean the institutions of dregs; its is our only gift for the new generation; to our children and our children’s children

  • tonto_ka

    so far the three stooges are brenda santiago, joc-joc arroyo, bingabong marcos…

    • S_W_D

      Hardly. They’re brilliant people who just have to be called stooges by closed minded idiots like yourself. Yeah, go ahead and convict Corona but at the end of the day our government is being run by corrupt people. EVERY SINGLE MEMBER of our government is as guilty as he is. Only difference is he is the only one being punished. 

  • http://twitter.com/igzz2469 robert ignacio

    i praise you for your principle everybody is washing their hands now…….you are the best mind in that senate….you are like susan boyle…they judge you for your physical appearance but when you started to sing everybody listened

  • http://twitter.com/filguzman8090 fil

    welll, we call that job ageing.. paubos ng paubos ang laman ng lata.. puro ingay na lng..empty can makes so much noise… buang..

    • S_W_D

      Take a long walk off a short pier. 

      • tonto_ka

        Cuevas the FATHER OF ALL LIES. CORONA THE FATHER OF ALL LIARS AND YOU S.W.D THE FATHER OF ALL IDIOTS…

      • S_W_D

         You keep saying “Father of this and Father of that”
        I’m a girl genius. AND WOULD YOU BELIEVE, I HAVE A BRAIN unlike you? :D

      • tonto_ka

        r u sure you have brain girl???

      • S_W_D

        Of course. Let me explain, having a brain allows me to post intelligent comments. Is that something you understand? Oh, guess not.

      • tonto_ka

        why are you living in a communist society??? everybody is entitled to his own opinion..that is the essence of democracy…

      • S_W_D

        Oh my god. It’s like talking to a wall. I LIVE IN THE PHILIPPINES, A DEMOCRATIC NATION. Let me give you a definition of “communist.” a political theory advocating class war and leading to a society in which all property is publicly owned and each person works and is paid according to their abilities and needs.It also limits freedom of speech. I think we can gather that I put my right of freedom of speech to use. I am a full supporter of democracy. You’re right. Everyone is entitled to his/her own opinions so long as that power ISN’T ABUSED. Responsible freedom. However, it also does not give one the right to give opinions that are barely even coherent and justifiable. So don’t you dare give me a lecture on the essence of democracy because I sure as heck know what it is.

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/YBVT7BRVFRJHALTUBDQWJ2RC4Y elviraa

    Next  step  would  be  to  dig  up  the  dirty  linen  of  Miriam  Santiago.  I  think   mas  malaki  ang  hidden  illegal   wealth  niya  kaysa  kay  Corona.

  • plx

    its a simple betrayal of public trust! I am not surprised!

  • bongp

    I voted for Brenda when she ran for president in 1992. I’ll never vote for her again even if she will just run as barangay kagawad.

    • gmorrs

      thank God FVR cheated in that election…just imagine what kind of president we would have had 

  • tonto_ka

    mabuti pa si lapid kahit high school lang naka intende kumpara sa 3 stooges sina brenda santiago, joc-joc arroyo, bingabong marcos…ang tatlo baka nasa payroll ni corona yan…

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_WMED3BYXLGFD5SWFJAX4JSYSKY Joshua

      shempre pang lapid lang ang level nang intelligence mo, so im happy for you.

      • tonto_ka

        are you sure??? how about your intelligence LEVEL like Renato PEKE Corona who is very fond of FALSIFYING HIS ACADEMIC AWARDS FOR PRESTIGE????at any rate birds of the same feather flock together di ba???

  • Renato Cozener

    what do we expect from a very intelligent human being like Miriam?  Pag sobra talino, nasisiraan ng ulo.  Mas marami pa humanga sigurado kay Lito Lapid na high school graduate lang.

    • generalproblem

      lapid proved today that he is a true representative of the pilipino people. breanda is not hehehe. represenative sya ni gma.

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/BOEKQIRQQ2QMEHHJTZTDYH4OIA Pinoy

    too much knowledge makes simple issues complicated. but we are not impressed by your antics.

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_WMED3BYXLGFD5SWFJAX4JSYSKY Joshua

      don’t use the word “WE”.. please.

  • staad

    now you know which senators needs to be retired.

  • ianguapo

    I find Lapid more simple and easy to understand. Meriam is full of non-sense and full of bragging as a RTC judge.

  • fer1973

    why mirriam satantiago vote for not conviction?
    # 1. she is the legal counsel of iglesia ni manalo.
    # 2. she knows that if corona will be guilty her wealth will also be unhide.# 3. mirriam satantiago has also the illgotten wealth comes from gloria.
    # 4. she is a pet of satan.

    • S_W_D

       You are Satan.

      • tonto_ka

        you are the SON of LUCIFER…U didn’t know??? try to make research!!!!

      • S_W_D

        HAHAHAHAHAH, MAKE RESEARCH? Hay nako. Go back to school.

      • tonto_ka

        nde ako nag-aral parehas lang kami ni lapid…

      • S_W_D

         Lapid’s an idiot. I rest my case.

      • tonto_ka

        i’m not like him…

      • S_W_D

        So you say.

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_Q55QQJZTH3F5IF26RUZ44CYKIU Sky Blue

       Pabor ako na iconvict si Corona, pero marunong akong rumespeto sa desisyon ng iba.

  • sk3tk

    MIRRIAM – ARROGANCE at its BEST. She thinks SHE KNOWS MORE than anyone… BASTOS to the HIGHEST LEVEL..

  • Ben

    im not familiar with the law but for me corona betrayed my trust by not declaring dollar account, so for me it is impeachable

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/DDAIP32HD772YPU67TRAD23ZMI Cho

    anong unlimited”” common sense lng po,,,,,kaw lng ba mag isa dyan,,,,,, para rin sinabi na ang abogasya ang pinaka mahirap na korso sa kahit sa atin lng mn,,,,anu ka “”AMAW””….BUMOTO AKO SA SYO DATI,,PERO KAHIT TATAKBO KA AS BARANGAY OPISYAL NGAYON,,,SORRY BUT IKAW RIN GUILTY…

  • Renato Cozener

    19-3 na.. GUILTY AS CHARGED!

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/3REK5HOCWMPNJWPUBQYU2DCHQA Michael

    Corona’s failure to declare his assets in the SALN is not an impeachable offense.  But it falls as a “culpable violation of the Constitution” which is IMPEACHABLE!  Cant you comprehend on that? Is that difficult to understand? You and your twisted thinking!

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_WMED3BYXLGFD5SWFJAX4JSYSKY Joshua

      oo dahil RTC judge ka diba? :D

      • Renato Cozener

        The verdict has been handed down.  Corona is guilty of culpable violation of the Constitution!

  • generalproblem

    sinasabi betrayal of public trust ay impecahable. eh yun bang hindi pag declare ng dollars account eh hindi ba yun panlalamang o panloloko. so you already betrayed the public. ito talagang si brenda eh damaged material na cg papuntahin na yan sa hague at duon naman magkalat.

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/AATZ4YYMCBMKBMLPMFL3TN7GA4 raquelito

    Totoo ba ‘to? Baka nagsisinungaling ka lang ulit? Galing mo talaga idol, isa kang malaking JOKE… 

  • AlyasPogi

    Sama ng mukha masama rin ugali. 

  • socrates yambao

    so you have to be a lawyer to interpret the phil. constitution?…gaano ba kalalim ito?

    • http://twitter.com/akosirianalbao Rian Albao

      I think the constitution is made for the people, not for just lawyers. It was made for the understanding of “common Tao”. Sen. Miriam, may have a point, may know the law, but she should also show some respect. She’s not God ! Sometimes I like her sometimes, but this time OMG, insulting everybody including fellow senators…. 
      and demands respect  ? Maybe its true ” THE MORE YOU KNOW, THE LESS YOU UNDERSTAND”

  • opinyonlangpo

    Miriam is the only one who knows the law. Miriam is the only RTC judge and future ICC judge in the impeachment court. Miriam is the most intelligent senator. Miriam is the only one who can correctly interpret the constitution. Lahat  g a g o si Miriam lang ang hindi. Paano na lang ang Pilipinas pag wala na si MIriam?

    • dandankid

      Gamitin nya galing nya sa ICC.

      • ashleybulls

        “Tatalon ako sa eroplano pag naaresto si Erap”….. Ï lied, hahahaha” remember????? — subukan niyang magsisigaw dun sa ICC….

  • filipinaskoh

    Why this woman even boast of her being the lone RTC judge, does it mean the rest are moron when it comes to law and she is the only one who had wide knowledge of it.

    She consumed so much time if not only reminded by Enrile, she even had the temerity to say ” I thought there is no limit” this Senator forgets how to behave and give consideration to other senators.

    Anyway who wants to listen to her, she sounds like a broken record, she said that before and she’s narrating it again in a very tormenting way. I thought everyone are going to cover their ears not in retaliation but in “severe pain” and anguish of a boring speech.

    In the end, not surprising for her to acquit CJ, she stands firm to what she is from the very beginning-a counsel of the defense counsel.

  • fugeee

    ahaha asar talo si madam brenda…LOL
    mukhang nakaligtaan uminom ng meds nya…hihihi

  • VeryDisgusted2

    She was so angry and incoherent that I was expecting she will drop dead anytime.

  • njtp8

    I did not understand anything she said! Brenda talaga. I really cannot fathom how she got into the ICJ. She will be an EMBARASSMENT to the Filipino people.

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/OQ3C72H6SIWAW7HOHQYQM5HIJM Ernest Carlo

    Brenda, what if Jun Santiago hid a dollar account from you under his name? Wouldn’t you say that he being your husband betrayed your trust? It is the same as what Corona did, ang talino mo sobra you boomeranged back to stupidity. 

  • shalom shalom

    madam senator, this is the only chance being given to you hindi mo pa pinagbuti. I must commend you though for your loyalty and strong desire to preserve your ego on top. may you find grace and enlightenment.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_CTVYVTFG5A7L54C4Q6WYG3PU6U Alex

    Miriam has either a warped mind or is a judge for sale.  Either or, it does not matter, she has elected to open her life to the Arroyo Curse, same thing goes for Joker and Bonkbonk.  She even provoked God to strike her down 3 times, what kind of a woman does that?  WIth her gone, we bid her good riddance.  Your loyalty was never for the country anyway.  

    • markoftoronto

      Judge yourself before judging others. If you cast the stone be sure it will not return to you.

  • pinoyako12345

    ..eh kaya nga nagpakamatay ung anak eh…ndi na kinaya ung sariling ina..

    ..this may be a cheap shot, but this “senator” has made more cheap shots in her life…

    ..sayang, she was such a shining hope 20 years ago when she ran for president..maybe her loss was the reason for her to realize that in the end, everyone is out for themselves, that’s why she became the pitbull of whoever can afford her…sayang talaga…

  • watot

    She was pleading to acquit their fellow magnanakaw…that was her message if she realized it. Does she needs another second life to investigate similarly? And how long she’s been in the senate? She is completely insane.

  • Jayvee Madrid

    Miriam is the God of all Laws. nyaahahahahaha!

    • indiosbravos2002

      So sad she cant interpret the law correctly.

  • indiosbravos2002

    Lapid’s explanation was more coherent than Santiago. Why go through every letter of the law and every procedure when common sense can lead you to the right verdict.

  • Jayvee Madrid

    Miriam is the God of all Laws. nyaahahahahaha! hindi ko matandaan kung ibinoto ko etong hayup na e2..

  • reyAragon

    Santiago received a grade of 76% when she passed the Bar. It shouldn’t really be a wonder then if her interpretation of our laws is out of sync and out of this world. And also because behind her hypercritical and fault-finding personality, she is really a vicious, blabbermouth oxymoron.

    • hikaru takao

      ohh yes.. santiago, who received a doctorate in harvard.. my gawd.. how much of an idiot can you become

  • indiosbravos2002

    Sometimes i think Santiago does that crazy act of her on purpose. Para sindakan na lang at walsng kumontra sa kanya. Same tactics being used by those crazy folks sa plaza. Masama nga naman tingnan kung pumatol ka sa baluw. Wala kang panalo non.

  • ashleybulls

    Remember Merriam Santiago on National TV saying  “I lied hahahaha” –  Who would forget “Tatalon ako sa eroplano pag naaresto si Erap” which she followed up with ‘I lied hahahaha” when Erap was finally arrested. — SHE HAS NO INTEGRITY!!!

    • http://twitter.com/LewlouchXD Aylmer Marbello

      that was obviously a joke. don’t be so arrogant.

      • Golf56

         Funny you should use that word when Miriam is one of the most arrogant people on the planet.

  • White24

    Ang gusto ko kay SANTIAGO ginagago niya palagi ang prosecution,, kc namn,,, bobo namn talaga ang mga iyon,,, I am not for Corona,, i am happy for his conviction,,, what i did not want was the way the prosecution presented the case!!! Mabuhay ka Miriam…

    • nennen12345

      nakakagulo ka ha!

      • guy69

        Umalis ka dito kung naguguluhan ka! nabili ko na ito!.

  • nennen12345

    miriam santiago it was good that you left the senate after your crazy deliberation as always because if not then you might have passed out already after hearing the 20 votes casts for renato corona’s CONVICTION.

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/OSLW3QTZNRDX5M4RBOSQNLUVVQ Conchita G

    Mabuhay Ka Miriam…The righteous men and women
    of the senate have spoken,,,Guilty as charge….”Those who have not sinned cast the first stone..

    • markoftoronto

      How they can cast the stone because they are all liars. The senate president itself is a greatest balimbing  no credibility ever since plus his followers. The senate and the congress are the waste of taxpayers money.

  • Golf56

    Isn’t it odd how Miriam splutters and screams about corruption in the Philippines…then does everything she can to impede the clean-up campaign? 

    • markoftoronto

      What clean up campaign are you talking about? Lies and hypocrisy campaign is the truth about Aquino. Tell me if he want clean up campaign, he cannot even sign a waiver for his millions bank deposits. Too much hypocrisy. He is a hoodlum protecting his corrupt yellow zombies. I know without his yellow zombies he ca be removed from office easily. He will continue to pretend he has dimentia and whatever psychological sickness he has. I don’t believe he will be in the clean up campaign. I believe he is in patronage corruption campaign.

  • jurbinsky77

    Gaga, defender of the corrupt.

    Good riddance.

    • gmorrs

      DAPAT IYAN….DUN NA LANG MAMALAGI SA ICC…

  • Adam Palma

    Isn’t it that the failure to divulge the true net worth of a government official is a betrayal of public trust? Quoting the news text:  “She added that the Constitution provided that impeachable offenses included graft and corruption, bribery, treason and other similar high crimes and betrayal of public trust.” Isn’t it that the last provision is betrayal of public trust?

    Kung hindi ginawa ang sinumpaan sa saligang batas, hindi nararapat pang manatili sa pwesto ang sino man. 

  • hikaru takao

    and i believe that all you yellow zombie.. can’t comprehend on the essence on which Miriam Santiago is implying on her speech…

    .. furthermore, i think that sen. miriam has a point that most of the politicians have loopholes in the saln…

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/3FUMAAUDGDBDESC4NKPUYYW3RU Chico

      it’s like saying, this killer is innocent unless all killer is captured.  then we can file a case against all of them.  let him free because others killers are still on the loose

  • Katherine Guara

    the constitution uses the word “or” and not the word “and”…therefore betrayal of public trust should be construed as one of the same class with similar characteristics as the other 5 offenses mentioned in Art. XI of the constitution. 

  • shalom shalom

    she’s a sweet and gentle flower, growing WILDER AND WILDER AND WILDER… nasira anf cd!

    • Miriam_Clown

      hindi ako nakayanan ng player? quackhakhakhak

  • $15469930

    Meriam barumbada ka parang walang pinag aralan kung mang buska sa tao… Parang may ibubuga pagdating sa labanan ng lakas…. Kahalintulad niya ang China na grabe kung mag bully ang ginawa sa pilipinas. May katwiran ang china dahil siya ay malakas……

  • gmorrs

    to say something and to mean otherwise is a completely different thing…i don’t think it was a joke,.thank God FVR cheated in that election…you could just imagine what kind of president we would have had..COMPLETELY DEMENTED!!!!..

  • gmorrs

    MAGANDA NIYAN…I NEWS BLACK OUT ITONG LU  KARET NA ITO..WALANG MAG I INTERVIEW…PARA MAWALANG EXPOSURE…SHE OBVIOUSLY IS OBSESSED BEING INFRONT OF THE CAMERA…

    • markoftoronto

      News black out yong utak mo.

  • Miriam_Clown

    Well..welll…well…people….I am miriam and i provide humor in the court. i have been a clown all my life. just enjoy me. i am who i am. nyahahahahahahahaha!

  • Miriam_Clown

    if you take me seriously, pareho na tayong sira. hahahahahuhuhuhu…i think iibahin ko na lang ang profession ko..i think i will be more efficient and effective sa karnabal?

  • KarmaGMA

    she’s a clown, brenda and needs treatment. why did her husband leave her like that? sana pina admit nya sa phil mental hspital….kawawa talaga itong senador, ano naman tingin nang ibang bansa sa atin? pwede ba yan? meron isang b a l i w ?

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/MQH2JTPZVQFK66BNUBVZJA4OXY dennis

    those senators who cited delsa flores case were bunch of hypocrites, she was accused of double compensation as she was collecting her salaries as a clerk of court and an employee of a local assessor’s office, she was empolyed twice by the republic of the philippines,  the senators knew it, but they purposely ommited these facts on their statements, the question now that lingers on our mind, if these senators can say honestly to the filipino people if they were not a recepients of a 200m grease pork from the gov’t, this year, last year or next year, as their jobs were legislators, if they cannot, sen santiago was correct in saying that naglolokohan lang sila.

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/3FUMAAUDGDBDESC4NKPUYYW3RU Chico

      Pork is not compensation for one. amassing $2.4M and PhP 80M is worthy of a scrutiny. This is the admitted amount only and source should be investigated.  Everything that Corona says, Santiago accept it at full face value without the need of investigation even if Corona consistently lied.  He lied that he has dollar account and he admitted only when cornered.  He lied on the amount of his pesos saving account.  He lied on his undeclared properties even if the total 45 is maybe incorrect.  And yet, Santiago believer him?   Something is wrong

      • markoftoronto

        Why you did not ask Aquino how many dollar and peso bank account he has? Why he doesn’t want to sign a waiver? If he is not hiding anything. Don’t tell me that Filipinos are double standard or it happen only to  Aquino’s suppoters who speak. What are you talking we need to prosecute Corana because he did include his bank account to his SALN and we will excuse Aquino that he done the same thing because he is a president. Is that a fair justice you are talking about or selected government official only.

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/67SZJMX3PSJ5NYM46LNDQIZF4U Gloria

    madame senator. If a court interpreter was removed by the SC when she did not declare her market stall, moreso should the CJ be removed from his job for far greater offense. Call it impeachment or whatever – the bottom line is he should be removed based on the standards set by the SC itself.

  • shalom shalom

    kakatawa lang isipin at alalahanin how she said her speech, SHE’S VERY VERY VERY MAD! To quote one of her finishing lines, “PATI SARILI KO IIMBESTIGAHAN KO!!!” makes me laugh!

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/M576FHBHOTKSNKGFGLPNUXYBNE king r

      I disagree.. It is because you do not have knowledge sa batas ng pinas… you are basing your comments sa mga tsismis….

      • shalom shalom

        who’s basing on what now?  hindi siguro, napanood mo ba? hearsay!

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_O4MDZR3SLTCYBA24RLMQO52H7U Avtar Singh

    She needs to be investigated…..

    • lennonpaul

       by a psychiatrist.

      • markoftoronto

        Your idol Aquino need to subject for psychiatry because he is not normal and lie detector test if he is telling the truth. Something wrong with him.

      • lennonpaul

         that is only your own opinion..and who is your own idol..gma?marcos?

      • markoftoronto

        I don’t have. Do you have? I never idolize any politicians. I know they are all liars.

      • lennonpaul

         of course we could not idolized any poiliticians nowadays.but you have to use your vote(power of choice)to choose,in our perception, the lesser evil..in order that the bigger evil would not prevail…

      • markoftoronto

        Whose lesser evil? They are all evil. There is no such lesser if evil,  he is evil. There are only to choices evil or not, otherwise it will became balimbing. That’s like Enrile and other senators.

      • bagombong

         same with you..

      • markoftoronto

        You like to idiolize a psychotic. Psycho like psycho. If you have wound you feel pain. Ha ha ha ha …….

    • guy69

      Are you pinoy?

  • TUBAGBOHOL.com

    History will judge her.

  • guy69

    hindi lang makaporma kay mirriam mga senador nyo!.

    • bagombong

       si Miriam, kahit maghapon magdadakdak, walang maniniwalang senador sa kanya…kaya nga wala syang nakuhang kakampi kundi si Arroyo at bong bong lang…kung di lang galit si Bong bong sa Aquino…baka si Arroyo lang kakampi nya…

  • wanglee

    Miriam I salute you< ikaw ay paninindigan, may prinsipyo.Maraming batas na ginawa hindi tulad ng iba dyan.Kung wala si Miriam Santiago sa Senado ano kaya ang mangyari sa mga batas natin?

  • wanglee

    Miriam Your the best, You have the point that nobody could get except they are brilliant. You are fantastic, brilliant, hilarious,perfect. Kaya hindi umaasenso ang Plipinas dahil hindi marunong kumilatis nga leader ang mga pinoy,akala nila mabait magsalita ok na asenso na tayo,hindi lahat behave magsalita ay mabait.

    • markoftoronto

      You are right 100%. Paano yong mga Filipino puro salita kulang sa gawa. Magaling sa tsismis at hakahaka wala namang katuturan. Maka diyos sa salita asal hayop sa gawa. Kaunting alam pinagmamalaki na, kaya iyon pagdating sa ibang bansa wala naman masabi. Paano ko alam ang dami kong staff na Filipino. Pag hindi low self esteem mayabang kaya minsan mabuti pang mag hire ng ibang lahi.

      • bagombong

         parang si Corona, kunwari maka diyos, padasal dasal pa yun pala nasulot na nila ang yaman ng mga Basa at nakamkan na nila ang BGEI sa halagang P28,000.00 lang…. yan ba maka diyos…

      • markoftoronto

        Ikaw ba ay maka diyos? Ugali mo parang walang Diyos kagaya ng amo mo. Kunwari ka pa. Parang nasanla mo na  ata yong kalulwa mo kay s—-. Kaya mahilig kayo mag sinungaling. Hypocrite……

  • jeng99

    Cheers!!! hindi takot makipaglaban at may sariling paninindigan hindi gaya ng mga iba iniisip makaupo ulit sa senado. Sign the WAIVER sa mga lahat ng nasa gubyerno, pulitiko gaya ng congressman, senator, vice & president para mapakita nyo wala kayo tinatago sa taong bayan at kung totoo yun sinasabi nyo DAAN MATUWID. Habang tinatagalan nyo ayaw nyo pumirma gumagawa kayo ng hokus-pokus o palusot maitago yun mga pera nyo sa banko sa paggamit ibang tao o ibang pangalan.

  • markoftoronto

    Talking about Aquino: Why he doesn’t want to sign a waiver for his bank account? Malaki ata yong baho na tinatago ng hoodlum na ito. Who knows? Senator Santiago is right based on her interpretation of the law. She is not hypocrite like the yellow zombies and their leader ang kakapal ng mukha. Mga walang hiya.

    • bagombong

       bugok ang bombonan mo..

      • markoftoronto

        Ikaw yong bugok kaya hanggan Pilipinas lang yon naabot mo. Kagaya mong tao walang pupuntahan yan sumisiksik ka nalang sa saya ni Tita pinay. May kulang ka ba sa pagiisip?

  • pikloy

    Santiago votes to acquit Corona…….No wonder Renato was impeach……huh

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/CZ4CP4BMOZRNAQBZWU5AKG7J4E EmmanuelG

    If ever – if ever – you get to murder one of her children, you SHOULD get her as YOUR lawyer and you might just get yourself ACQUITED. She can argue 100 kilometers for your innocence – even if your guilty. Magaling talaga.

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/CZ4CP4BMOZRNAQBZWU5AKG7J4E EmmanuelG

    If ever – if ever – you get to murder one of her sons, get her as your lawyer (but of course, you must have smugglers’ money) and you can be sure of your acquittal. Ganun siya kagaling mag interpret ng batas.

    • markoftoronto

      You mean that somebody can murder your son or daughter and get acquited too? If you are asking for it. It’s gonna happen that to you someday and don’t blame to anybody. Don’t wonder in the Philippines. Jusitce can be paid especially in Aquino’s government. Like justice in Hacienda Luisita. How many farmers died in Mendiola Bridge and in Hacienda Luisita itself? Did they got justice? Justice is only the people in power and rich. Don’t tell me it’s different in Aquino’s government. They can’t fool me around. I’m lucky I don’t live in the Philippines.

      • TheMightyOne

        tingin mo mayaman ka na or lamang ka sa mga tao sa pilipinas na nasa ibang bansa ka?? tingin ko sayo gusgusin pa rin dahil sa ugali mo!

      • markoftoronto

        I have my own money and I’m not proud to anybody like you. What I’m talking is justice in the Phils.  based on money and fame in government. You are the gusgusin because of your attitude not me. I’m telling you that I’m lucky i’m not living ing the Phil because, in my home country the justice is not based on fame in government and money. There is equality both poor and rich.Your pen name is the mightyone it is a total insult to your personality since you are nothing. Please analyze my response before you comment. Do you undestand english?

      • TheMightyOne

        hahaah hindi ako marunong mag english toronto boy , hahaah kala mo naman napaganda nang lugar mo haahah…

  • S_W_D

    If I’m an idiot* sweetie ;)
    BORN LOSER? OHMYGOD STOP EMBARRASSING YOUSELF! HAHAHAH

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/BU4ZB4XNCUCGFTSYV462QBKMRU Jeje

     trashtalk lang naman alam mo. -_- yellowturd!

  • tonto_ka

    embarrassing myself for what??? i’m not a thief unlike the thief justice from which you are in payroll….i have nothing to declare and nothing to be embarrassed..

  • tonto_ka

    sour graping ka rin jeje mon??? tapos na ang usapan  GUILTY NA …ako ba ang nag umpisa sa trashtalk…tsakA ngipin ko lang ang yelLow nde kagaya mo BAYARAN…PAGNAGHANaP BA NG HUSTISYA YELLOWTURD yon…

  • bagombong

     kaya nga hindi dapat maging Presidente yan eh, puro technicalities lang ang paiiralin, kahit may nakita kang pinatay at kilala mo ang gumawa at kung si Miriam ang judge lusot ang salarin…



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