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Corona’s removal is immediately effective—Sotto

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Senate Majority Leader Vicente Sotto III during the impeachment finale. PHOTO BY RICHARD A. REYES

Senate Majority Leader Vicente Sotto III during the impeachment finale. PHOTO BY RICHARD A. REYES

While President Juan Ponce Enrile did not expressly state it, Chief Justice Renato Corona’s removal from office was “immediately effective” after 20 senator-judges found him guilty, Senate Majority Leader Vicente Sotto III said Tuesday night.

After reading the judgment of 20 senators finding Corona guilty of Article 2, Enrile surprisingly failed to mention the penalty on Corona, which is removal from public office and disqualification from public office.

“There was no need to mention the penalty. It’s explicit in the Constitution. We need not elaborate it,” Sotto said by phone Tuesday night.

After the verdict was handed down at 6 p.m. Tuesday, the penalty was “immediately effective” and that the notice to be delivered by Senate Secretary Emma Reyes to the Supreme Court, possibly Wednesday morning was only a formality, Sotto said.

“As far as we’re concerned, it’s immediately effective. The judiciary would know what to do. That’s out of our hands,” Sotto said. “The office of Chief Justice Corona would know what to do.”

Section 7, Article 11 of the 1987 Constitution states that judgment in impeachment cases “shall not extend further than removal from office and disqualification to hold any office,” but the party convicted “shall nevertheless be liable and subject to prosecution, trial and punishment, according to law.”

Senator Ferdinand Marcos Jr., one of the three senators who voted to acquit Corona, agreed with Sotto, and said there was no need for Enrile to state the penalty.

“It’s clear to all of us that the penalty is removal from public office,” he told reporters.

After reading the verdict, Enrile ordered the Senate Secretary, as clerk of impeachment court, to furnish Corona, his counsel, the Supreme Court en banc, President Benigno Aquino III, Speaker Feliciano Belmonte Jr. and the Judicial and Bar Council a certified copy of the judgment.

Corona’s replacement

Malacañang said Tuesday night that Mr. Aquino would have 90 days to find Corona’s replacement.

“The President has 90 days, if I’m not mistaken, to appoint the next Chief Justice,” deputy presidential spokesperson Abigail Valte told reporters less than an hour after the Senate impeachment trial of Corona ended with his conviction.

Valte said the short list of nominees for the top Supreme Court post would come from the Judicial and Bar Council.

Mr. Aquino is expected to give a statement on the verdict Wednesday in Malacañang, according to Valte.  With a report from Christine O. Avendaño


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  • maximus commentus

    God Bless the Philippines!! Wooohooooo! 

  • compromise500

    philippines should foot forward for her betterment.
    more transparency is expected now of this administration. if pnoy fails to do that, the conviction of corona is nothing but futile.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_TCQMRK4HVOSF2IGML46TAGKMXU Benjamin

    Now, all public employees especially high government officials must disclose their true SALNs or face charges for non disclosure. This sets as an example so that crooked officials and politicians must bear in mind that the law is equal regardless if your rich or poor.  Kudos to the Impeachment Court for the right decision.  One final analysis:  Bakit laging matalim at nakakatakot ang mukha ni Miriam kapag nagsasalita siya?  Di ba siya puwedeng maging mahinahon at umayos ng may pinag-aralan?  Marami ang naiinis sa kanya dahil ang akala niya ay siya ang pinakamarunong at pinakamagandang hayop sa Pinas.  Sa hayop, ay oo, siya ay maganda.  Maganda pa siya kaysa sa kalabaw.

  • ztefertilizerscam5

    Midas Bakala Marquez magbalot ka na, magtrabaho ka na lang sa Beauty parlor..

  • butikibutiki

    TO CORONA AND GLORIA SUPPORTERS:

    SANA MATAUHAN NA KAYO, HUWAG NA KAYONG MAG PAUTO………….

  • ztefertilizerscam5

    FREEZE ALL CORONA ASSETS AND HOLD DEPARTURE ORDER TO ALL FAMILY MEMBERS..

  • Sarkasmos

     From Chief Justice Renato Coronado Corona to just Renato Coronado. Hindi na Chief Justice at wala na ding corona. 

  • quirinomayer

    Midas Marquez, you may continue being the foremost apologist and spokesman of your disgraced idol  - but this time at your own private expense and outside of the Supreme Court. You and Renato Corona thought that you owned the Supreme Court and the Judiciary. Those days are over.  

  • Hey_Dudes

    If GOD listened to the daily masses offered by various special interest groups inside the supreme court premises, if GOD was condoning the acts of the bishops in spite of a state ruling declaring separation between church and state – do you think Renato C. Corona would have been found guilty?

    What it demonstrated was the need of excluding  GOD in activities other than need of praying for one’s soul, peace and tranquility while still on earth.  Pati ang Diyos nagsawa na sa ating walang humpay na hindi pagkaka-isa. 

  • TinimbangNgunitKulang

    Midas Marquez’ removal should also be immediate. Can’t bear to see his face again one minute longer.

    • joshua kings

      no. before he goes, midas should explain first and return the P500,000.0 that he took from the world bank loan proceeds which was primarily to be used for judicial reform. 

      midas is the epitome of a lapdog who will bark when told by her master. 

      his declaring those holidays of all SC employees just to express their support to their god, corona, is a big affront to all filipinos. 

      these court employees including those judges and justices should be reminded that they are mere employees receiving their salary from taxpayers’ money.  they should be made to pay for their arrogance and dereliction of duty.  they could not hide behind that memorandum issued by midas. 

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/YSGW4CYY6YHCL343WKYPBL4ZVM Olli Tsac

    have a great vacation for life corona – if you are not selfish and greedy this won’t happened to you – Sabunutan mo si Gloria.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_NU25UAHRAOFV3M63M2XTFBQIFI bong

    Since the decision is effective immediately, I challenge all those Supreme Court employees who vehemently support CJ Corona to start to filing their tender resignation from Supreme Court FOR DELIKADEZA to give way to incoming Chief Justice to appoint his people by filling- up positions occupied by these leeche supporters. Nevertheless, a newly appointed chief justice can’t work with confident with these people whose loyalty is not into the institution but to a man who they considered as GOD….Start  administrator Midas to RESIGN IMMEDIATELY…………………

    • pecpec

       i totally agree ! what a shame ! we are no longer under a marcos ( another thief ) regime that every time, we, as public servants are told to go and support  somebody, we just follow…

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/YSGW4CYY6YHCL343WKYPBL4ZVM Olli Tsac

    Dapat nakakulong na si Corona – masydadong malaki ang nakulimbat!!!

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/HFDGBGI6RTVYTYN3X6OP2DVX4A droids

      That is unlikely. Prosecution will not go up to that extent…they know he did not in anyway took any government money..coz if there is, that is the first thing that they would do.

      • http://profile.yahoo.com/YSGW4CYY6YHCL343WKYPBL4ZVM Olli Tsac

        Still guilty in the eyes of more than 80 percent of Filipinos – 100 M plus.  He probably found the Golden Buddha or Bong Bong gave it to him or maybe buwayang Gloria cut him a check!!!!

      • pecpec

         wrong ! he was in a dollar business…kayo naman, tsaka lahat ng deposito ko, deposito mo, deposito nating lahat…wahahahaha…

      • hatecorrupt

        oh boy!!!

  • For_the_good_of_man

    Those who politicized the Supreme Court should tender their resignation, starting with lap dog Midas Marquez. Save the country from further shame, may delicadeza reign supreme in the highest court of the country. Midas Marquez and other court activists ought to resign.

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/VJCSXUT773VN457PQBJRN2E6G4 ronnie

      i hope the ombudsman investigate also king midas.

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/YSGW4CYY6YHCL343WKYPBL4ZVM Olli Tsac

    This case is about the liar Corona versus the selfish Corona!!!

  • robertomadarang

    Si Mikey Arroyo kaya kailan bubusisain ang SALN niyan… 

    • pinoyparinpo

      Mas malaking mga Lacoste ang pamilyang iyan.

  • http://twitter.com/kontrapilo antonio barrera

    Let us now join hands in the cleansing of our government.We have now proven that we can removed even the HIGHEST MEMBER of the government; it is about time to move on, let the impeachment of corona be a product of a clean and honest government to come,  

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/YSGW4CYY6YHCL343WKYPBL4ZVM Olli Tsac

    Corona is a big shark and Buwayang Gloria is a big whale – kunin din ang kayamanan ng Marcoses – saan ba nila nakuwa yan kay Yamashista or sa Philippine treasury.

    • pecpec

       isali mo na rin pati yung kay magellan…jejeje…bilib din ako sa mga marcos, hanggang ngayon, taas pa rin ang mga noo nila at itong mga ibang pinoy naman, kunukunsinti pa..ewan ko ba..

      • http://profile.yahoo.com/YSGW4CYY6YHCL343WKYPBL4ZVM Olli Tsac

        Tama – ang daming napakayaman na politicians at mga nakapuwesto sa PINAS.  Saan ba nila pinag kukurakot yan kundi sa bayan na api.  Kaya walang pag asa ang PINAS.  ANG MAG NANAKAW ngayon AY PAPALITAN NG BAGONG MAG NANAKAW.  kailang ng ala Lee Kuan Yew sa PINAS sa ngayon.

      • pinoyparinpo

        Tamu naman, nanalo pang senador ang anak.  At nasa Congress din yata si madam kung hindi ako nagkakamali?  Kunsabagay, regional nga pala ang congress so wala ngang tatalo sa kanya sa lugar nila.  Hay, Pinoy, ganyan ba talaga ang politikang gusto niyo?

  • pecpec

    maliit lang ang isdang ito na nag kamaling kumagat sa pain…..ano pa ang hinihintay nyong mga mangingisda ? gumamit na kayo ng mas malaking fish net para mas marami pa kayong mahuli. sayang din kasi pag lumayo pa ang mga isdang iyan. tsaka isa pa, sana gumamit kayo ng matibay na net para naman hindi mabutas at maka wala pa ang mga isdang yan. ang balita ng lahat ngayon eh mag dadalawang taon na daw na walang nangingisda sa pampanga, kaya kung ako kayo, doon ako unang mag lalagak. sigurado akong sa tagal ng panahon na walang nangisda doon, baka bumigay ang fish net nyo sa unang ahun pa lang.hehehe..kaya dapat listo kayo para walang isda na makawala………..

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_OJWHBJLMWPTRUOZMN6JOMHLO2A Banana Na

    yan, ang delikado para sa bansa, walang pag-kaiba ang government ni Pnoy at mga arroyo, gusto nila e-control lahat ng position sa government para walang mag-criticize sa kanilang gawain…sino ang magiging dehado….ang taongbayan..na naman..YOU BETTER WATCH  OUT, FOLKS wala na check and balance sa government puro kapartido na naka-upo sa lahat ng position sa government ni Pnoy…

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/VJCSXUT773VN457PQBJRN2E6G4 ronnie

      don’t be coronatic.

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_NU25UAHRAOFV3M63M2XTFBQIFI bong

      You reacted because you are one of these leeches inside Supreme Court. Aaminin ko kung ako nasa Office nakapaligid sa akin ay ahas, hindi ako comprotable mag trabaho…

      • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_OJWHBJLMWPTRUOZMN6JOMHLO2A Banana Na

        @Bong…..nope, hindi ako government employee before and up to now…ayaw ko ng corruption at never ako nag-lalagay sa buong buhay ko sa mga government employees before and up to this time…at di ako fanatics sa mga political parties sa bansa kagaya ng iba…yun, comment ko ay opinion ko, whether you like it or not…maybe Pnoy has a good behavior but how about his partymates…kung nagka-sala si CORONA ay ikulong ng government at kung wala ay pakawalan para matapos na issue nito…

  • kalikasanipagtanggol

    Linisin din ang supreme court ng mga empleyado na sumusuporta sa korapsyon sa hanay nila….Bigyan ng package ang mga empleyado sumuporta at palitan ng mas karapat dapat na pagsisilbi sa bayan ang uunahin kesa makisali sa politika!!

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_NU25UAHRAOFV3M63M2XTFBQIFI bong

      Sang-ayon ako na nararapat na mag mass resign ang lahat na mga SC employees nagpakita ng supporta sa CJ na kelangan linisin sila sa Judiciary gaya nina Midas at iba pa dahil nagpapakita sila ng loyalty sa amo hindi sa Institution kung saan sila naninilbihan bilang kawani…

  • joaquin7879

    Si Renato Corona ay naging victim ng  “Sword of Damocles” na ginamit nya para parusahan ang maliit na kawani ng korte na nagngangalang Delsa Flores ukol sa isang pwesto sa palengke na hindi nadeklara ni Flores sa kanyang SALN.

    Ngayong 2012, Nadapa si Renato Corona at nasaksak ang sarili sa tiyan gamit ang parehong espada na ginamit nya laban kay Delsa noong 1997.

  • Godio

    Put Miriam’s video on the manner she delivered her vote in the You Tube to put ICC on notice.

    ICC can still revoke and should revoke her appointment…or she will disgrace ICC.

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_ANEKQX47AEQENFKKONNQ6RGPSE J C

      alam mo nakakalungkot nga itong is santiago.  kala ko may WAR na e.  buti na lang hindi naging presidente ito.  ok na rin kung nadaya talaga siya ni tabako kesa naman magkaroon ka ng presidenteng ewan.

    • Tama Lang

      As if she is always on steroid. Too much aggression but in good faith I would say it is her medications and a relaxant should be prescribed as well.

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/UOXD4ZQ5DS5TZN3MCJABJRPCCM Gregor

      I was really proud being a Pnoy when I learned that Miriam was chosen one of the judges of the ICC. Now, because of what she’s done to herself during the Corona impeachment, I dread the day she’ll be with the ICC. Kasi baka ikako “magkalat” siya doon. Patay na naman ang Pilipinas nito sa buong mundo. Calling the ICC, pwede pa po ninyong bawiin ang appointment ninyo kay BD!!!

    • Luthmar

      Good idea, before we again become a laughing stock of the whole world.

    • Sarkasmos

       And while she was delivering her speech like a mad dog, the SC employees were cheering her. What a tragic scene. 

    • Loggnat

       Poor ICC, I hope that they can understand her way of thinking. Heck, maybe she will bully  those really, really bad people being tried in that court. On the other hand, maybe not! at least, they should let her talk and make it mandatory for the nasty bad guys to listen to her. =))

    • Hey_Dudes

      She does what she does in the Philippines because she think mighty of herself.  However, she will find out soon enough those who are already sitting as judges in the ICC are better educated, civilized, bred well and not high strung as she is.  Sigurado ako sa ICC venue tameme tiyak yang si siraulomaam.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_ZUQBEPAQYQ5LCM2B6IQFNO2C2A Alex

    I just feel sad that the trial will end like this. It could have been avoided if only Corona just resigned. He is so naive not to realize that impeachment is not just about the law, it is also about politics. Definitely, he violated the law, and tried to make “palusot,” as if his excuses would exonerate him from his culpable violation of the Constitution. Gutierrez was more practical than him.

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_NU25UAHRAOFV3M63M2XTFBQIFI bong

      Nagpapatunay na isa siyang greedy ng poisition, aroganteng malakas ang tiwala sa sarili akala niya kung nakapagsalita ay prophesy paniniwalaan na, napakalaking tanga ba o bobo na simpleng provision gn batas ay hindi kaya bigyang ng tamang interpreation! Kung totoo man na Harvard law graduate siya ay mula ngayon ay nawala na ako tiwala sa mga galing harvard…

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_ZUQBEPAQYQ5LCM2B6IQFNO2C2A Alex

    One thing good that may result from this impeachment is that govt officials who are habitually corrupt but could not be pinned down will be more watchful this time, and may correct themselves for good governance. If not, they will suffer the same fate as Corona’s.

  • pinoyparinpo

    Kung si Corona ay may $2.4M na sandali lang naman nanungkulan sa Malakanyang, sina ginoo at ginang _ _ _ kaya ay magkano ang laman ng dollar account(s) nila na nasa ibang bansa?

  • Huwes_dkutsilyo

    Mabuhay ka Madam Senator Miriam D. Santiago!!!

    • pinoyparinpo

      Ka-roommate ito siguro sa NMH.  Pareho rin siguro psychiatrist nila.

      • lolo_Jose

        Cguro kalaro niya ng tong-its si Brenda sa NMH hahaha

      • http://profile.yahoo.com/OV6USS7DCMFYVYJPR7S5FUXB7E Pedro

        that woman needs to be handcuff forever, sira ulo, needs to be disbar for insanity and please petition her to out of international court of justice for  INSANITY!!!!

    • jclarendo

      Anong mabuhay ka Madam Miram D. Santiago. It’s the other way. Mamatay ka na Mdm Senator Miriam Dispalinghado Santigago!!!!!

  • manggoding

    Corona’s removal is immediately effective—Sotto….

    Langya rin naman itong si Tito Sotto.
    Dati sa bulagaan lang magaling at laging panalo, ngayon si Chief Justice na ang kanyang senentinsiyahan.
    Master of Bulagaan, hinatulan ang Master of Laws.
    Yan ang tinatawag na Mystery.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_IZS723M7OQL5GJ43IEJMJUDDIY hanep

    this is a  very  good  thing for  pnoy  and he must  not blow it.  he must  appoint  somebody
    who  is  beyond  reproach  as  chief  justice.  preferably somebody  outside  of  the
    bureaucracy.  

  • f35

    Well and good !! But what happens to the money ?

  • ushldcallme

    in that case, the  Judicial and Bar Council must come up with the shortlist for the position of Chief Justice of the Supreme Court immediately

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

    It’s now clear why Corona faked illness before his conviction.  It’s better to see him at the hospital while being removed than be at the Supreme Court and be removed there. 

  • bakitkailangan

    Morales can now move on and do the right thing, file criminal and civil lawsuit to get the money that Corona purportedly taken from the MASANG Pilipino. This would take time but it is worth the sweat. Meantime, she should catch and fry another big fish.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_FIRVK64ZBB4M32OUYGN2JZTG2I Lea

    kasama din ba sa na-Impeach si Midas Marquez?
    Spokesman ba sya ng Supreme court or ng mga Corona?

  • arnisdemano

    To: Kalikasanipagtanggol, Bong

    So, you mean all Supreme Court Employees that stood behind EX-Chief Justice Renato Corona are “ALL GUILTY BY ASSOCIATION”?

    Should they all remove themselves in their respective positions and not allow them to hold any Public position perpetually?

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_E5Q5PV6KNYNVSOCHXJVJPYUVFE cion

    Nkakatakot ng mag-bakayon sa Pilipinas, maraming carnapping, abduction, unsafe with the way of the unfarness and injustices done to their own, dictated by the sitting president. I would not spend any single cent of my earnings in the Philippines,period. You could be in jail without explanation nor defense, because they don’t impose the law. a lawless country-the Philippines.

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/SAGKZON3CUMS2QVBSXOIK3KM64 J Mapagmahal

      Really bro?

    • takeno12

      You talkin’ bout the Marcos regime and/or Arroyo administration?

      The culture of corruption, crime and lawlessness those regimes had installed and instilled in the Philippine society will take time to be “deleted”. 
      Corona’s deletion is just the beginning of the recovery process.

    • lolo_Jose

      Nasaan kb kabayan? Kahit saang parte ng mundo o alinmang siyudad sa mundo
      ay may carnapping, abduction o streets killings..Even in prosperous and beautiful
      cities like Paris, London, Vienna o Madrid, mayroon niyan. Don’t single out Pinas,
      Mas nakakatakot mabuhay sa Bronx kesa sa Makati kabayan, even suburbs in
      Paris is terrible, kaya wag mong masyadong idown ang pinas. Itim pa rin kulay ng 
      buhok mo ( that is kundi kp nagpa blonde) at kanin pa rin kinakain mo…

    • Mickey

      Stay where you are. Don’t you dare come home. The Philippines DOES NOT need a single cent from you. You are plain ignorant. 

      • http://profile.yahoo.com/UOXD4ZQ5DS5TZN3MCJABJRPCCM Gregor

        Juan, MIckey, let Cion what he/she wants. We know  “the blind following the Blind.” Hayaan ninyo, matitisod sila, madadapa pa!

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/KNCRPDU3VZZ3HAOL53SO3UZ3NU Juan

      Dapat lang na hindi ka pupunta ng Pilipinas dahil pupugatan ka ng ulo..

    • Luthmar

      At sino ka naman, at saan ka nakatira.  Kung nasa Amerika ka, sa palagay mo napaka safe dyan?  Sadly, yung ma kasamaan na nagagawa ng ibang Pilipinos ay nakokopya lang nila sa kasamaan na nangyayari dyan.

      Dyan ka lang kung nasaan ka man.  Who needs the single cent that you want to spend in the Phil.?  Natuntong ka lang sa ibang bansa, para ka na ngayon kung sino.  TSE!

      Saka pagbutihin mo ingles mo.  At,  huwag sana lumala yung  attitude problem mo.

    • Shadows1

       Sa Pilipinas hindi namin minamasaker ang mga school children at mga university students. Sa America, dalawa singko kung magmasaker sila ng mga inosente run. Kaya dyan ka na lng sa sinasabi mong “paraiso”. Ang hirap sa inyong mga nakapag-abroad akala nyo mas mataas na kau sa mga naiwan dito sa Pinas. Bka nga mas masarap pa ang buhay naming dito kaysa sa inyo. At least kami, we might be earning less than you do, but we work lesser hours too and we can enjoy cold beers after work. Kaya nyo bang gawin yan sa pinagmamalaki mong ibang bansa?

    • Yxon

       just stay where you are…we are more happy here even with the situation…if things get better , you will not be let in also

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/EDHYGVZEP5YPXJQ676K3TEMLJE bulik

      ‘Tang na ka cion..ginagawa nga ang lahat para mapabuti ang bayan namin..diyan kana lang sa BUWAN pa cremate ka dyan!!!!

    • ptoprin

      HOY SION WALANG PUMIPILIT SA IYO, KUNG GUSTO MO ISAMA MO PA SI MERIAM AT AMPUNIN MO NA RIN SINA CORONA, JOKER,BONG2X AT ANG BUONG GRUPO NI GMA. MABAWASAN NAMAN NG HADLANG SA GINAGAWANG PAGBABAGO NG PILIPINAS. PAPAANO BA MAGSIMULA LUMAKAD ANG BATA? GANYANG TAYO NGAYON SION. BUMALIK KA NA LANG DITO KAPAG MAAYOS NA ANG LAHAT. KAHIT DI KNA MAKA CONTRIBUTE SA KABUTIHAN.. LUNUKIN MO ANG  KINIKITA MO. DI KA KAILANGAN NG PILIPINAS.

    • Juan_Mapalad

      psst… saksak mo sa baga mo ang sinasabi mong “any single cent” mo… pagmaganda na ang pilipinas, sana konsensyahin ka na wag din tatapak sa bayan naming mahal.. Hindi kailangan ng Pilipinas ang mga taong tulad mo… Kung makikilala ka lang namin, ipapa-blacklist ka namin sa Customs, DFA at DOJ.. ni anino mo, di makikita ang kagandahan ng bayang Pilipinas. PERSONA NON GRATA!

  • 135qet

    Don’t fret Mr. Chief Justice with the publicity you got during the impeachment trial you can run forn president and you are going to win by landslide.

    • pabloustedes

      Perpetual absolute disqualification is one of the effects of a guilty verdict in an impeachment case both elective and appointed position in government, did you understand? Tanga!

      • http://profile.yahoo.com/MLD4OKCRPD4PLQOEWMYBRELWG4 Cola

         Tama ka.  Unfortunately, nakalimutan ng Senado ang sentensiya.  Ang sabi lang ng Constitution, the penalty can go no further than removal and perpetual disqualification.  It can go less.

  • 135qet

    Jojo Binay mag-ingat ka ikaw ang susunod.

  • quirinomayer

    To the judges and all employees of the Judiciary: Let this impeachment and the unfortunate Renato Corona episode be a lesson to you. When someone like Renato Corona comes along and presents himself to be the Judiciary and makes it look when he is attacked and criticized for his own doings, that it’s the well-being of the whole institution is being undermined, you should side with your institution and the republic and not with the scoundrel. 

    To all the judges and the employees of the Judiciary who thought and acted like Renato Corona was the Judiciary, shame on you. Resign from your jobs and follow Corona to where he goes because your loyalty is to him and not to the republic.

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_FIRVK64ZBB4M32OUYGN2JZTG2I Lea

      Sa lahat po ng SC employees, ang sweldo nyo po ay galing sa buwis ng taong bayan hindi po sa bulsa ni Corona..
      Atty Midas Marquez sana mag-resign ka na din walng duda na tuta ka ni Corona, taong bayan ang nag-papa-sweldo sa iyo hindi si Corona.

      • http://profile.yahoo.com/KNCRPDU3VZZ3HAOL53SO3UZ3NU Juan

        dapat. .  pero sa tingin ko si Midas ay nahawaan na ni Corona,  wala rin delicadeza. .Alalay ni Corona. 

      • ellatovara

        DAPAT I DISBAR NA RIN ANG KUMAG NA MIDAS NA YAN.

    • TUBAGBOHOL.com

      The blind will follow the blind.

  • arnisdemano

    Maybe Mr. 135qet is right, but i’m still trying to figure out “Which Foreign Country he can use his money to win a landslide presidential bid.
    In someone’s dream, I supposed!
    Ans: Wake up!

  • arnisdemano

    To: quirinomayer

    That’s a TKO, you hit an uppercut right on the breadbasket!

    Corona followers, BONG, JOKER, and MOTORMOUTH…Read and Heed,

    “PEOPLE WHO ARE LOST IN THEIR LIVES, 
    TEND TO FOLLOW PEOPLE WHO ARE LOST IN THEIR THEORIES” (by:Roger Gentis)

    Good management tool presentation.

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/WBXMVJ2VFPRFDKP4DTRHPNDGVI carlo

    Noynoy and his relatives got hundreds of millions of pesos for the smart and sun cellular deal!! Someone please investigate this.It is frightening how Noynoy is now in control of the 3 branches of gov’t.

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/UOXD4ZQ5DS5TZN3MCJABJRPCCM Gregor

      Carlo, kung totoo ang sinasabi o sana yoong mga nakakaalam ng tungkol sa Smart and Sun Cellular deals ay maghain ng demanda sa Impeachment Court. Hindi porke presidente ay untouchable na siya. Pero dahil alam mo yata ang pangyayari ay pwede bang bang ikaw ang magsimula? Balang araw makikilala ka ng bayan ang iyong pagiging makabayan. Let the game begin!!!

      • indiosbravos2002

        I seriously doubt Carlo knows jacks@t.

    • Luthmar

      Ikaw ba ang representative ng  Smart and Sun cellular co. na nagbayad ng hundreds of
      millions of pesos to the president and his relatives.  Are you sour graping kasi hindi
      gaano kalaki ang nakuha mong commission?  And, who are you asking to investigate?  Why don’t you volunteer to do the investigation since you seem to be so sure of your
      accusation.

  • albuster

    Long live the people and the Republic of the Philippines! Her institutions are finally able to start functioning the way a democratic system should. There is a long way to go to strengthen the institutions so that the politics of personalities and personal relations could finally be replaced by the rule of law and the politics of principles. Good luck my beloved country and I hope and wish that the Filipino people will continue to recognize their rights and power to hold the leaders accountable for their decisions. More power mga kababayan!!

  • ernie rivera

    To all Supreme Court Justices of the Philippine ito po ay isang babala sa inyong lahat . Don’t ever cross the one that is in Malakanyang ngayon at sa susunod pang panahon o magagaya din kayo kay C.J. Corona.Kung mahal ninyo ang inyong pwesto pagbigyan na ninyo ang kanilang gusto mali man o tama 

    • marcos_hitler_diktador_tuta

      to ernie rivera,

      Wrong answer. Huwag mong lokohin ang mga tao kung ikaw ay nasa gobyerno, yan ang dapat na mensahe.

      Yong style mo, mukhang kurakot ka din e.

      • ernie rivera

        ikaw ang kurakot kasama ka ng amla at ni ombudsman . magkano ang nakuha mo sa gobyeno ngayon .ikaw siguro ay kasama ng mga ghost employee ni pnoy ano o ikaw ay ay taga himod ng pweet niya 

      • Grade6langpo

         tanggapin nyo na lang po ng maluwalhati sa inyong kalooban ang hatol. maniwala po kayo makakatulog ka ng mahimbing!!!!

      • Mickey

        Humirit ka pa?
        Pagsabihan mo rin yang mga co employee mo sa SC na dapat true kayo sa Judiciary at hindi sa mga mahistrado lamang. Ang taong bayan and nagbabayad nang sweldo ninyo. 
        Kaya ka sigurado galit dahil naputol na sideline mo? selling the supreme court decision to the highest bidder.

    • jalov

      at hwag magsisinungaling sa SALN…

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_VBRPJ2A7TQANYV5JA5YQTNWAZA Kyab Gon

    Huling tawad ni Corona…baka daw pwede within 90 days bago nya iwan ang Post nya habang wala pang naaAppoint na replacement…kasi sayang din daw yung makuKurakot pa nya sa ibang mga pending cases, tutal mangiNgibang bansa na sya.
    Parang pabaon daw tulad ng mga nagretirong mga militar chiefs, kaya BE FAIR daw, pwede?

    Muah to all my fans!

  • befighteous

    Natuwa si Delsa Flores sa kinahinatnan ng paglilitis ni Mr. Corona dahil sa naging patas na resulta ng hustisya para sa isang ordinaryong empleyado katulad niya at si Corona. Naway maging ehemplo ito na dapat lahat ay pantay sa ilalim ng ating batas.

    Dagdag pa n’ya, mula nang matanggal siya ay naging mahirap ang lahat lalo na nang pumanaw ang kanyang asawa at hindi na s’ya nakapagtrabaho mula noon.

    As it is aptly said “what goes around, comes around”. One big difference though, Corona has more than enough wealth to last his lifetime while Delsa continues to struggle to make ends meet.

  • ztefertilizerscam5

    MIDAS BAKLA MARQUEZ, RESIGN NOW!!!

    • scank

      BAKA SI MIDAS KAPIT TUKO RIN ITO SA PUWESTO AT HIHINTAYIN NIYA ANG IMPEACHMENT NG NGA  MACHO DANCER SA ALIBANG-BANG! 

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/MLD4OKCRPD4PLQOEWMYBRELWG4 Cola

    I just heard Atty. Romulo Makalintal on TV.  I think his observation is right that while there is conviction, there is no sentence.  In the Constitution, it says that in cases of conviction the penalty shall go no further than removal from office and perpetual disqualification to hold office under the Republic of the Philippines.  There is no penalty mentioned by Senate President Enrile when he narrated to the Clerk of the Impeachment Court the verdict.  It is important in any decision, that a penalty or sentence be part of the verdict.  The Constitution, by saying the penalty shall go no further, it means penalty can go less.  The least of all penalties in convictions of public officers where the most is removal, is reprimand.  The Senate should address this.  The defense, unfortunately, has an issue to raise.

    • jalov

      ibig sabihin po ba nito nalinlang na naman tayo ni enrile???

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_EDXEVEFHW2ZT5VWHDWBNM6XGE4 RyanE

      I guess the defense will not raise an issue on such a clear statement in the Constitution. The penalty is quite specific which are removal and disqualification only, without imprisonment or other sanctions.

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/XDE5RV7RMTRW5P5R2DXSUJKL54 Skeeter

      Yo dude..you cannot stop reading a sentence just to suit your needs.. ”
      In the Constitution, it says that in cases of conviction the penalty shall go no further than removal from office and perpetual disqualification to hold office under the Republic of the Philippines.  It says “removal from office”…that is the penalty.. not stop reading  after “no further”.. who thought you how to read  …. Ms. Santiago….NO FURTHER means.. 
      removal from office and perpetual disqualification to hold office under the Republic of the Philippines, means he can still practice law….no fine….no flogging…etc…. no jail time…but also states he can be punishable for crimes by other agencies etc…

    • indiosbravos2002

      Moot and Academic na to. The senate has already ruled on this issue. Ksya nga tahimik ma si Brenda.

    • Mario_Garcia

      It is already clear to all that the impeachment only aims at removing an elected public official enumerated in the constitution from his office. Otherwise, Miriam will not let it pass and will take the opportunity to lecture the Senator Judges till kingdom come.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_EDXEVEFHW2ZT5VWHDWBNM6XGE4 RyanE

    The Office of the Ombudsman should expedite its investigations and immediately file ill-gotten wealth charges at the Sandiganbayan so that the court can order the freezing of Corona’s bank accounts. Also, the court can issue an HDO preventing Corona to flee the country and live in his mansion in the U.S.

    • tanga_hanga_ni_abnoy

       talo na tao sasabihan nyo pa ng ill-gotten..asus, yung pera nya barya lang kumpara dyan s mga cojuangco n yan n namayagpag nung panahon ni marcos, ano n b nangyari? nada!!!

      • indiosbravos2002

        After all has been said and done, you still believe his clean. What kind of Filipino are you… Paid… Hack!

      • tanga_hanga_ni_abnoy

        did i say clean?

  • Beguine

    Now, there ought to be 24-hour watch on Renato and Cristina Corona
    escaping and going to reside overseas with their ill gotten loot, similar
    to the attempt made by Gloria and Mike Arroyo earlier.

    Criminal charges must be promptly filed against Corona, followed
    by speedy trial and conviction, confiscating his illegal funds and
    properties and throwing in a long prison term for good measure.  

  • EastVisBoy

    The writer of this item (TJ Burgonio) should have used ‘SENATE President’, not ‘President’ only to the title of JPE….

  • mekeni62

    Mission accomplished. Carpio will be the acting Chief Justice.

  • ellatovara

    Now that thief corona is convicted, dapat kumilos na ang mga ahensiya ng pamahalaan para di to makaalis sa bansa … kumilos na para ang mga ninakaw niya ay di makaalis sa bansa … kumilos na para ang mga buwis na dapat niyang bayaran ay kanyang bayaran.

    Oh at World Bank … follow-up fast on Corona’s unliquidated World Bank Fund … do it fast before he leaves the country … or it would be better if you help the Philippine Government make Corona accountable for the World Bank Funds that he has to account for.

    Corona wala na kayong lusot!

  • http://alasfilipinas.blogspot.com/ Pepe Alas

    “Enrile surprisingly failed to mention the penalty on Corona”

    Senator Sotto is correct on this one. It’s already explicit in the Constitution that a top-ranking public officer who’s going through an impeachment trial will be immediately removed once convicted. This should not even be made an issue anymore. Di na dapat intrigahin itó ng Inquirer o nang sinoman.

    • Noredlac

      It said “surprisingly” because,since day 1, the man handling the show is doing his job  excellently…at his age, really beyond description… 

      my simple mind don’t see anyone sowing intriga…

      • http://alasfilipinas.blogspot.com/ Pepe Alas

        “my simple mind…”

        Nuff said.

  • marcos_hitler_diktador_tuta

    Mare-RESIGN na lang da si Corona. Sabi kasi Cuevas meron pa daw siyang 15 days.Sabi Sotto ‘wag. Baka daw mapa-auction yong Supreme Court Building by the sheriff.Check the title to the building, baka in the name na ni Czarina.Ingat tayo no. This Thief has the dangerous propensity to lie and concoct a story.
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  • http://profile.yahoo.com/JQR5LQV5FX24FX6XVY4RC2IX3M Ron

    dapat nga ni hindi na ginawang news yan dahil common sense yan eh. kahit siguro tindero ng taho alam yan eh. obvious ba effective ngyn na at tanggal sa opisina hellloooow!!!!!

    I move your honour that this stupid news article be stricken out the face of the frontpage forever and ever so help me…. and the stupid writer be banished from the face of the earth also forever and ever so help me…. a  um

    inquirer talaga lahat nalang issue sa kanila my gosh ultimo mo utot ng congressman.

    kaya nga hindi na ako nagsusubscribe dito lagi sira araw ko eh pag nakikita ko frontpage
    wala pa akong nakitang magandang balita dito na ikinaganda ng araw ko bwiset!

    • inquirerman

      bat ka pa nag co comment dito? o sige na nga, ikaw  na matalino. bow.

    • OnlyTruthExist

      di ka nag-subscribed pero binabasa mo news nila, saka nag-cocoment ka pa…sino kaya ang stupid parang sinabi mo ra rin na mas ka hahahahahah!!!

    • Mickey

      you can always read ABANTE or The Tribune.
      Who is forcing you to read PDI?

    • tigok

      RON your a stupid piece of shitttt……why ur still here

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/WEBQQWQDFI3HXAMQFTUHVVUHNU ame mojica

    Ano ba yan? Ang media naman nakikinig pa sa mga salita ng luka lukang si Brenda.Pag na convict automatic removal from office  Forfieted na yung mga benefits niya ie retirement at hindi na siya puwedeng magtrabaho sa gobierno ever.

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/JQR5LQV5FX24FX6XVY4RC2IX3M Ron

    sana kayo sa inquirer natuto man lng kayo kahit katiting sa impeachment na ito at mag mature naman kayo!

    kahit galit ako kay corona mali naman yun mga pinagbabalita nyo na 45 properties at 81 bank accounts ba yun grabe!

    grossly exagerrated mga headlines nyo sirang sira na yun tao tinapaktapakan nyo pa ganyan ba ethics nyo kung meron man!

    tama yun verdict kay corona pero kayo grabe kasing pulpol kayo ng mga prosecution na ang sarap batuhin ng sapatos  dahil sa mga ebidensya at news article na hindi man lng vinerify 

    nabato nyo na eh sira na yun tao ayan mababawi nyo pa ba yun kapalpakan nyo? hindi na diba

    haaay buhay 

    • tigok

      sore loserrrrrrrrr……….. piece of turd……….

  • ptoprin

    cigurado ko busy na sina marquez para linisin ang opisina ni cheap justiis. lately wala ng pinapapel ang taratitat na spokeswman na ito. ngayong oic na si carpio sana una niyang linisin ang supremecourt upang magbalik ang tiwala ng mamamayan sa hustisya.. marinig naman natin kung ano na ang ngyari sa loan ng sc..public accountability and transparency ika nga…baka ang sinasabing 2.4 m$ e nasa kanya na.. AABANGAN NAMIN ITO……

    • indiosbravos2002

      Tama… Linisin nya yong kwarto ni Corona baka maiwan nya yong mga brief nya sa couch. Kakahiya sa bagong occupant.

  • JoseAndresApolinario_josandpol

    Now that ex-CJ Renato Corona has been impeached and convicted, the next task is to charge him with a graft, corruption and perhaps, plunder case with the Sandiganbayan because of his unexplained wealth.

    It is not enough to remove Corona. We must take this case to full completion so that justice is served. Some people may think that removal is enough, and nakakaawa naman kung may dagdag pang kaso.

    The principle at hand is justice, not pity. We must make our government officials fully accountable, like what South Korea has done in the last decade, Only then will the Philippines be respected by other nations of the world.

    Ex-CJ Corona’s case is just the beginning, not the end of a moral cleansing process urgently needed by beloved country. This is the only way that we can finally and deservedly feel proud to be Filipinos.

  • ilokanoak ilokanoak

    Nakapili na si Ngoyngoy ng ipapalit niya kay Corona. Si Drilon!

  • pasaway008ako

    kung removal from office and disqualification from public office ang conviction ni Corona, ibig sabihin hindi siya puwedeng komandidato ng pagka presidente! Sayang Renato akala ko pa naman kakandidato ka sa susunod na halalan ng president at kapag nanalo ka ay ikaw naman ang maiimpeach kay Ninoy. May paraan pa diyan, baguhin mo ang pangalan mo , gawin mong Nerato Rocona!!!

    • antonioluna

       pwede hehehe

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

      let me get this straight.

      Si RCC kakandidato pagka presidente.

      Kapag nanalo sya (RCC), siya naman ang mag iimpeach kay (Ninoy) PNoy.

      hmmmm.

  • kismaytami

    Ano pang kaekekan ang pinagsasabi ni Cuevas na 15 days, 15 days… Ano yun, laban o bawi?

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_VXVGMYLQHNIZEOPXHD6UWURTFM Anton

       Gusto pang kumubra ng sweldo.

  • ptoprin

    SANA MAGKAISA ANG BUONG MAMAYAN SA PANALANGIN NA NAWA LAKIHAN NI NOYNOY ANG BUDGET NG OPISINA NI OMBUDSMAN MORALES at  NG BU. CORRECTIONS …PARA SA MABILIS NA PAG PABIIMBISTIGA AT PAGKULONG SA MGA BUWAYANG NAGPAYAMAN SA KABAN NG PILIPINAS. AY PATI PALA CROCODILE FARM.

    • albuster

      It is good to pray pero mas may mangyayari kung ang taongbayan mismo ang mag demand na lakihan ang budget ng OMB. Nakita natin ang power ng mga mamamayan kung assertive tayo sa ating mga nais na mangyari. Magdasal sa gabi at pag gisisng, pagkatapos sumali sa mga tao at lakasan ang boses para marinig ng mga taga silbi ng bayan.

  • indiosbravos2002

    I think Sotto’s response was to clear Cuevas’s pronouncements that Corona still has 10-15 days before the decision is effective. Clearly, lolo Cuevas wanted to give his client some wiggling room to plan his next move.

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_VXVGMYLQHNIZEOPXHD6UWURTFM Anton

       10-15 days? aba’y gusto pang kumuha ng sweldo.

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/3QUGJ4XJEFYAZ736NUXQ34GCLI Joey

    MABUHAY ANG PILIPINAS!

  • Erewhon Revisited

    Yehey!!!!! Mabuhay!!!

    It’s final na!!!

  • 19KaraniwangTao72

    Sana lang po ang pagpili ng bagong Chief Justice ay hindi manggaling sa presidente o sa kahit sinong politiko. Pati recommendations, hayaan na po natin na pumili ang IBP/Hukom kung sino ang karapat-dapat  upang di na umiral ang bulok na sistema “UTANG NA LOOB”…

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_N5Z7WY2SAGBHI6AA7PV2QIZP5A Renz Roger

       tingin ko hindi yan ang sukatan ang dapat diyan ay masusing pagbantay para wala ng anumalya mangyayari.

    • Guest

      mas corrupt ang IBP kaysa sa presidente. at least ang presidente elected ng taong bayan. hindi natin ini-elect ang IBP. at saka hindi part ng government ang IBP. and also, the constitution explicitly states only the president can appoint the chief justice and that has been the way ever since.

  • antonioluna

    it will be a waste of time impeaching corona if he will not be charged criminally and administratively, there will be no justice if it ends here 

  • Lopez_Chaena

    Paano si Midas, hindi yan naniniwala sa tinig ng taong bayan, organizer yan ng Red Shirt Army at Court Holidays. Dapat yan alisin para linisin ang hudikatura.

    • Russell Ariola

      Embistigahan pa yan sa mga misused funds galing sa aid ng World bank.

      • http://profile.yahoo.com/LMPM6XAN4BXDG3FQVHXWEC46HE Edgar Christopher

        ….and world bank money is US taxpayers’ money.  maryosep. nadamay na mga KANO.

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/ZVS4MKYAHNFS6TCFBFGRZNIIGQ Nueva

       not just alisin let her HER be answerable lol

  • TheMightyOne

    tangalin na yan si midas aka edgar edgar , isa yan sa mga nasusuhulan ni thief justice!

    • Russell Ariola

      Heheheee… kaya pala tunnel vision yung mga post ni edgar edgar.

      Si Juicy Josie Midas Marquez pala yan.

      • TheMightyOne

        uu pare kita mo naman ung mga comment pang tooot talaga ahahahah..

  • ztefertilizerscam5

    Midas Touch Marquez RESIGN NOW!!!

    • justjarred

       hindi ba nga magreresign si Midas?

      • ztefertilizerscam5

        makapal din ang Mukha ng Baklang Midas..

    • tigok

      NAKAKAPIT YAN SA MIC NI CORONA

  • Keicel

    As my understanding if someone got convicted, IMMEDIATELY! !, Take all his personal belongings in his/her office and say, Adios…no more ifs and buts…All the defense lawyer should go back to school and study harder so that no more PALUSOT next time…….Amen!

    • Renato Cozener

      You know what Filipinos do lalo na ung mga nasa gobyerno.. KAPIT-TUKO SA PUWESTO!

  • Mario_Garcia

    Now that the verdict is handed down and the accused accepted it, it is time to heal our nation from the divisiveness caused by this political exercise. Let us all do what we can to make our country great again.

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/LMPM6XAN4BXDG3FQVHXWEC46HE Edgar Christopher

      kelan pa naging great ang country natin?

      • Mario_Garcia

        We were a great country in Asia after World War II. We have the first commercial airlines, we have been exporting rice, we are in good command of the English language and the only Catholic nation in Asia.

        But the greedy politicians f_cked them all up and here we are in our pathetic state.

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/VYF2VMUGITZMGD2XFLVTJJKU7A juliabillmendoza

    Magandang simula para sa mga Pilipino na nais na mag karoon ng malinis na gobyerno.Isang tagumpay para sa lahat.Dapat na mamulat na ang manga Pilipino na ang isang malinis na Gobyerno ay napaka  ganda higit na makikinabang ang ” UNDER PRIVILEGE” na Pilipino. SA HALIP NA MAPUNTA SA MGA MAGNANAKAW NA OPISYAL NG GOBYERNO ANG PERA AY PAPASOK SA KABAN NG BAYAN.MARAMI PANG MAGNANAKAW SA GOBYERNO KAYAT DAPAT NA MAGING VIGILANTE NA ANG MAMAYAN NA IREPORT AT IBULGAR ANG MGA MAGNANAKAW NA IYAN.

  • artgarcia

     The new Chief Justice should sack Midas Marquez asap if he decides not to resign. His job as Corona’s spokesman has ended.

    • marionics

      i guess that would be the prerogative of whoever it is na magiging new chief justice

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_TV7UX6Z5F4W3QJNODUMA6UTB2U Pinoydin

    Sana po lahat na hindi tama ang SALN ay kusa na umalis….
    Aba e… bakit hindi sumunod si Valte? Nasa SALN mo ba yung magara mong sasakyan? Ms… Abigail sa boyfriend mo ba yan?

    • justjarred

       sa mommy nya daw yun. nakatira daw sya sa bahay ng mommy nya

  • Keicel

    CUEVAS SEEMS CAN NOT UNDERSTAND WHAT LAWS ALL ABOUT!!! HE SEEMS NOT KNOW WHAT IS RIGHT AND WRONG……..Too bad….Amoy lupa ka na tanda dapat sa iyo ay, aksayahin mo na lang ang nalalabi mo pang kauting panahon sa iyong pinakamamahal na pamilya at wag ng pag-aksayahan pa ang kay corona…Corona is out as in CONVICTED,!!!!!!!! GO HOME,YOUR FAMILY IS WAITING FOR YOU….unless if you wanna go back to school and remove the so-called PALUSOT. …HEHEHEHEHHEHE…..

    • Renato Cozener

      Cuevas is guilty of ignorance of the law aside from bending it to their liking.  That’s how INCs think and do just to get what they want.  He is “culpable” to Corona anyway haha.  He has lots of explaining to do to his client.

  • edleon

    Midas Marquez should also pack his things para complete right?

    • Edandlye Pogi

      Malamang, kapit tuko siya kay Corona e.

      • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_VXVGMYLQHNIZEOPXHD6UWURTFM Anton

         Para matapos na ang pagsisip nya sa buto ni Corona.

  • JJF724

    Dapat lahat nang nag suot nang PULA  sa judiciary ay mag resign na.  Obvious naman na nakikinabang kayo sa CORUPTION at mga kasabwat kayo sa pagpapahirap sa mga taong gumagamit nang serbisyo nyo.  Ang problema nyo kasi na identified na kayo.  I’m sure marami rin sa ibatibang department nang pamahalaan pero hindi sila na identify pa… pero mahuhuli din sila.

    KUNG AYAW NYONG MAG RESIGN… MAG PAKATINO NA KAYO… 

    • marionics

      well kasi naman daw itong si corona e magaling daw magalaga ng mga tao sa sc. pero ika nga isang istayl ito ng mga corrupt e. they spread the corruption around para damay damay na pero at the same time nagkaka utang na loob so to speak ang mga tao niya.

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

      San kaayo nkakita ng PUBLIC Employee na nagpahatid ng Gov. Vehicle papunta sa hearing,sa oras ng trabaho,..Kasama ba sa trabho yan ang FUNX CLUB..Parang Public Market ang SC kung gnuun…Iniiwan ang trabaho para sa FUNS nila,,ITS time for them to leave for ever..

  • FernandoBusi

    Its now up the the JBC to make sure the list does not include any names associated with the president but independent minded people. 

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_EI2NTTKOEZ67HMV7P4VD5PPZWA tubongMindanao

    Dapat din alisin ang PORK BARREL sa senado!

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_XYSU75JJODXJSSWEJFVCXJ324U Jonathan

    PWEDE NAMAN TUMAKBO SI CORONA SA ELEKSYON AS BARANGAY CHAIRMAN

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

      One of the penalties he has to accept is that he can no longer hold any public office.. kahit barangay secretary hindi puwede!  Pwede siguro sa Barangay Kangkongan!

    • BayanBangon

      Puwede puwede si Ex CJ na maging Barangay Chairman sa kanilang Barangay Bilibid at kasama din niya si Ms Pandak as Co-Chairman.

  • PutingAgila

    One notorious scoundrel out. I’m not updated if the government is still pursuing recovery of ill-gotten wealth of the late dictator Marcos and his family to include BONGBONG.

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100000532465679 Donardo Cuago

    I PRAY TO GOD THAT HE GRANTS PNOY HIS WISDOM IN CHOOSING CORONA’S REPLACEMENT…

  • PikonNaKami

    Midas Marquez, for the past 5 months has acted as the spokesperson of the Corona family and not that of the Supreme Court.  He must also resign.

    So with Jojo Guerrero.  In 2003, he led the SC employees in pushing for the impeachment of CJ Davide.  It tells a lot about the turpitude of an individual based on what he considers as friends (Corona) and foes (Davide).  

    And if the SC Employees Association voted him as president, then it also a sad reflection of the SC employees in general.

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

      Thats true,,,,at nanood pa…para bang sinasabing walang kwenta ang tax ko na pinakain sa kanila, Eh ako nga nagtratrabaho..cla para bang FANS Club sa Oras ng Trabaho..

      Mga wlang kwentang PUBLIC EMPLOYEE raw..

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Jason-Gerona/1385084187 Jason Gerona

    How about the hacienda Luisita Land Distribution? Mas nauna yun diba? Hindi ba pwedeng effective immediately rin yun?

    • Erewhon Revisited

       Nag start na couple of weeks ago

    • Juan_Mapalad

      Psst… effective na yung land distribution.  Nung nagdecide ang SC, the executive department already started identifying the farmer beneficiaries and the DAR are currently processing documents to follow the letter of the law.  I think they also identified that payment will come from Landbank to be paid by the farmers as long term loans.  Fyi.

    • Bonggebongge

      Nag start na yun Jason, wala namang humabol pa sa mga cohuangco..

  • Renato Cozener

    If Corona, Cuevas and the rest of the defense counsels do not accept the guilty verdict and the punishment the impeachment entails, and run all the way to the Supreme Court for an appeal,  it only reaffirms that they are ignorant of the laws and the Constitution.  

    On the contrary, they all know the law.  They wouldn’t become justices if they are not experienced and well-educated lawyers.  But educated as they may be, their personal and ill-motives make them bend the law they are supposed to uphold and obey.  The INCs are good at it.  They will gladly accept Corona if he converts to their fold.

  • oracle888

    The revamp at the Supreme Court has not started it!

    It should start at SC admin Marquez, then the organizations within SC who held those prayer sessions and court day strikes in support of the WRONG . Their action has proven their ignorant and bias of a government employee.

    Next issue is to review the activity and practices with in the SC to ensure the separation of State and the Church.

    Let the SC be a true independent but co-exist branch of our democratic form of government. Let’s rebuild the trust of our people for the highest judicial institute of our nation – our Supreme Court.

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

      Dapat lng,,,,MY FANS CLUB pa Dyan…ORAS ng TRABAHO nanonoud sa TV…palitan lahat dyan…mga polpol mga tao dyan,,,,Sayng tax ko para sa inyo.

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

      Yes, Right On…Not Under Church and State But Under GOD…

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/3QUGJ4XJEFYAZ736NUXQ34GCLI Joey

    Imbistigahan din dapat yan mga SC employees baka may mga dollar din yan!

    Din naman yan mga UNTOUCHABLES!

  • shioktong

    Ganun na lang ba yon matapos ang pagkahab habang paglilitis at pera ng bayan ang ginastos bukod pa ang mga ninakaw ni corona at napatunayan na nga. Tatanggalin lang sya sa trabaho? uuwi lang ba sya sa kanyang bahay? Ganun na lang ba yon?.
     
    mahusay eh. Halina’t magnakaw na tayong lahat…

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_V2LD62PXDAHXTQ2MWJR2P2LNH4 Led

      The Impeachment court can only meted “Removal from Office and Perpetual disqualification to hold any government position” as the extreme penalty under the law. Any civilian can now file a criminal case against CJ who will then be the one to provide the necessary penalty based on the charges

      • shioktong

        Who is this civilian? Bakit hindi mismo ang gobyerno?

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/JJQWTLMZH3NNIE2IJ46AOZAXAE Hannah Blake

      Kasi bilang Chief justice he is immune to suit (di sya pwede kasuhan). Ngayon, Kaya sya inimpeach para matanggal sa position nya at para makasuhan na sya sa korte sa mga ginawa nyang katiwalian. Umpisa pa lang to ng kalbaryo ni Corona!

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/JJQWTLMZH3NNIE2IJ46AOZAXAE Hannah Blake

    I hope the first acts of the one who will become acting Chief Justice is to get rid of Midas Marquez and Jojo Guerrero ASAP!

    Now, who is next?

    We need to clean the judiciary of scalawags starting from the top. With these scalawags in robes still occupying their present position, corruption will still be rampant!

    • shioktong

      magagawa yan kung lahat nung nagwalkout na tuta ni corona ay kasuhan ng disloyalty o kasama sa pagtatakip ng mga magnanakaw sa lipunan. Malinaw ang dahilan, naaambonan din ang mga iyon mula sa pera ng bayan.

      Gagawin ba uli ang ganitong klaseng napakahaba, napakalaking gastos sa pera ng bayan, sa bawat isa na tatanggalin lamang?

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_GEL5M676WZ7BLFR4SNH66WKRZM Bigboy I

      madali magsabi ng scalawags pero me ebidensya ka ba na corrupt sila!? sa tingin mo ba ganon kadali yun!?

    • doublecross

       kusang sisipain na si baklang midas,kagaya ni corona, sinipa ni lito lapid!

    • BayanBangon

      You mean si Ms Midas Marquez, baka kasuhan tayo ng Ladlad Party…..

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/M5NS5PSPDDG2TZR56DWQC6Y4LM Antonio

    kawawang corona, kung sinong barya-barya lang ang ninakaw, siya pang na-timbog. yung mga nagnakaw ng bulto-bulto, ayun, “at-large” pa rin (marcoses, arroyos).

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/U5XZ7DG3V4IM5BX3ZX5GTPDTU4 cane-juice

       Kaya ang mga kamag-anak at ka-apylledo bumoto nang ‘Aquietal’

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/B6ULVDBL5IBLCWEPCMMULRKOKI digitalboy

    WOW THE JUSTICE SYSTEM OF THE PHILIPPINES IS VERY SMART AND VERY FAST. THE IMPEACHMENT HAS BEEN NOTHING BUT SUCCESS. I THINK WE HAVE THE SMARTEST SENATORS IN THE WORLD. THE DEFENSE AND THE PROSECUTION HAD BRAINS LIKE EINSTEIN. TITO SOTTO WAS LIKE THE FILIPINO ABRAHAM LINCOLN + SEN. ENRILE CAN BE COMPARED TO PRESIDENT REAGAN !

    OUR COUNTRY IS FULL OF BRILLIANT AND INTELLIGENT SCHOLARS. I THINK WE HAVE THE POTENTIAL TO BE THE NEXT SUPER POWER COUNTRY. FINALLY THE GOVERNMENT IS NOW CLEAN AND I CANT WAIT TO SEE THE GREAT CHANGES BY NEXT MONTH.

    I REALLY THINK THAT THE FILIPINO PEOPLE ARE THE SMARTEST PEOPLE IN THIS PLANET. I’VE SEEN IT. DO YOU GUYS AGREE ? 

    • Bonggebongge

      I think you’re just being sarcastic..itulog mo nalang ang sama ng loob mo kesa ganyan.

    • Mario_Garcia

      Sounds like Miriam Defensor Santiago.  Very similar indeed.

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/VQYZTU56OZIR2TFDIQDBOB35GA Yeur

       Sulking Still…

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_ITE4Z5BIUZYXI5S7Q2AKDYOM5I Budoy

      Sarcastic?  Or are you just plain crazy?

    • BayanBangon

      Except Brenda…

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/LMPM6XAN4BXDG3FQVHXWEC46HE Edgar Christopher

      if we are that smart, bakit mahirap pa rin ang bayan natin?

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_YAU43R25CAHGNYPHE6HLAM3V6Y Benjamin

    si binay tatakbo raw for president..SI CORONAKOT TATAKBO RIN…SA IBANG BANSA PARA TAKASAN ANG SANDAMAKMAK NA MGA KASONG ISASAMPA LABAN KANYA NG OMBUDSMAN…

    • joshmale2004

      CHIZ ESCUDERO FOR PRESIDENT AKO LOL.

      • archangel uriel

        ayaw ko na kay chizz…..he is not a good example to filipino people…..sobrang playboy……hindi nito na maintain ang Sacrament of Marriage….

  • doublecross

    dapat lang na immediate and effective….si miriam lang kc ang baluktot ang isip, di atta nya alam ang laman ng CONSTITUTION natin.tignan mo ng umalis sa senate hall, gutay-gutay ang suot nyang roba, pati utak nya nagutay na…ng dumating sa senate clinic, humingi siya ng gamot—gamot para sa menopousal pills ang hiningi niya…..hehehehehe

    • BayanBangon

      Dapat dinala siya sa Mandaloyung Hospital para sa may mga Mental breakdown katulad niya…

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_YAU43R25CAHGNYPHE6HLAM3V6Y Benjamin

      hinde dapat robe ang sinuot ni brendang tililing..dapat isinuot sa kanya straight jacket para mas astig ang dating…

      • archangel uriel

        mali…..hindi straight jacket…ung damit na isinusuot sa mga tililing pag nagwawala na ito…hehehehe

      • Jinggoy

        straitjacket

  • BayanBangon

    wow, sarap ng pakiramdam, tanggal na sa puwesto si “Certified Liar”

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_YAU43R25CAHGNYPHE6HLAM3V6Y Benjamin

    PARTY PARTY ULI..STREET DANCING HANGGANG MAGDAMAGAN…

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_WIWYLFLU4LPKS7B2ZLLRVFKS3Y vir_a

    Can Sotto show us the implementing rules? What he has is only his own interpretation. 

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

       WTF are you talking about?  Are you insane tulad ni Brenda?  Culpa tulad ni Cuevas?  READ THE CONSTITUTION!  The Constitution does not need implementing rules u idiot!

  • tra6Gpeche

    Saying adieu or adios, in Spanish, to the Supreme Court by Mr. Renato Corona right away, right now, will be the best option for him to show that he is man enough to accept the guilty verdict.

  • therese benipayo

    HINDI UMUBRA BASBAS NG INC

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_WPT54PLXLILFZH7NRBDP75HLLM tongti

    The Hacienda Luisita farmers can now bid FAREWELL to the land handed to them in paper after a “long less than a year” ownership.

    The Cojuangco-Aquino families are back in business.

    ONLY IN THE PHILIPPINES!

    • marionics

      ¡Adiós, Patria adorada, región del sol querida, 
      Perla del mar de oriente, nuestro perdido Edén! 
      A darte voy alegre la triste mustia vida, 
      Y fuera más brillante, más fresca, más florida, 
      También por ti la diera, la diera por tu bien.
      En campos de batalla, luchando con delirio, 
      Otros te dan sus vidas sin dudas, sin pesar; 
      El sitio nada importa, ciprés, laurel o lirio, 
      Cadalso o campo abierto, combate o cruel martirio, 
      Lo mismo es si lo piden la patria y el hogar.
      Yo muero cuando veo que el cielo se colora 
      Y al fin anuncia el día tras lóbrego capuz; 
      si grana necesitas para teñir tu aurora, 
      Vierte la sangre mía, derrámala en buen hora 
      Y dórela un reflejo de su naciente luz. 
      Mis sueños cuando apenas muchacho adolescente, 
      Mis sueños cuando joven ya lleno de vigor, 
      Fueron el verte un día, joya del mar de oriente, 
      Secos los negros ojos, alta la tersa frente, 
      Sin ceño, sin arrugas, sin manchas de rubor 
      Ensueño de mi vida, mi ardiente vivo anhelo, 
      ¡Salud te grita el alma que pronto va a partir! 
      ¡Salud! Ah, que es hermoso caer por darte vuelo, 
      Morir por darte vida, morir bajo tu cielo, 
      Y en tu encantada tierra la eternidad dormir.
      Si sobre mi sepulcro vieres brotar un día 
      Entre la espesa yerba sencilla, humilde flor, 
      Acércala a tus labios y besa al alma mía, 
      Y sienta yo en mi frente bajo la tumba fría, 
      De tu ternura el soplo, de tu hálito el calor. 
      Deja a la luna verme con luz tranquila y suave,
      Deja que el alba envíe su resplandor fugaz,
      Deja gemir al viento con su murmullo grave,
      Y si desciende y posa sobre mi cruz un ave,
      Deja que el ave entone su cántico de paz.

      Deja que el sol, ardiendo, las lluvias evapore
      Y al cielo tornen puras, con mi clamor en pos;
      Deja que un ser amigo mi fin temprano llore
      Y en las serenas tardes cuando por mí alguien ore,
      ¡Ora también, oh Patria, por mi descanso a Dios!

      Ora por todos cuantos murieron sin ventura,
      Por cuantos padecieron tormentos sin igual,
      Por nuestras pobres madres que gimen su amargura;
      Por huérfanos y viudas, por presos en tortura
      Y ora por ti que veas tu redención final.

      Y cuando en noche oscura se envuelva el cementerio
      Y solos sólo muertos queden velando allí,
      No turbes su reposo, no turbes el misterio,
      Tal vez acordes oigas de cítara o salterio,
      Soy yo, querida Patria, yo que te canto a ti.

      Y cuando ya mi tumba de todos olvidada
      No tenga cruz ni piedra que marquen su lugar,
      Deja que la are el hombre, la esparza con la azada,
      Y mis cenizas, antes que vuelvan a la nada,
      El polvo de tu alfombra que vayan a formar.

      Entonces nada importa me pongas en olvido.
      Tu atmósfera, tu espacio, tus valles cruzaré.
      Vibrante y limpia nota seré para tu oído,
      Aroma, luz, colores, rumor, canto, gemido,
      Constante repitiendo la esencia de mi fe.

      Mi patria idolatrada, dolor de mis dolores,
      Querida Filipinas, oye el postrer adiós.
      Ahí te dejo todo, mis padres, mis amores.
      Voy donde no hay esclavos, verdugos ni opresores,
      Donde la fe no mata, donde el que reina es Dios.

      Adiós, padres y hermanos, trozos del alma mía,
      Amigos de la infancia en el perdido hogar,
      Dad gracias que descanso del fatigoso día;
      Adiós, dulce extranjera, mi amiga, mi alegría,
      Adiós, queridos seres, morir es descansar.

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_Y2B5MYDERO6CC6ZFYCUTU522PQ Jack

       I sincerely hope that that is not the case. I believe PNoy should initiate the move to give the land to the farmers. Not as a show, but for real. It’s the only way for him to go. Otherwise, people will truly lose the faith he’s working to restore.

  • Hey_Dudes

    Brenda and Renato if you are looking for a comparative description the best one can come up with is, they are peelings from the same banana.  Imagine, as soon as Renato Corona was done with his story telling he stood up and walked away.  Yesterday, after Brenda frothed in the mouth and  once more describing some members of the prosecution ‘Ogag’, she cast her not guilty vote and left the courtroom.  The only unanswered question to her behavior is, I wonder why senator judges particularly the lead judge Enrile condone her behavior not only in this impeachment trial but in regular sessions as well? Is there no one in the Philippines that has the courage telling this woman she is out of order when she is in this mode?

    • pol tan

       we the voting population can show her what we think of her actions by never voting for her in any election ever again

      • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_Y2B5MYDERO6CC6ZFYCUTU522PQ Jack

         Besides, she can’t run for public office anymore because she’s transferring to the ICC.

    • Uragorn

      There is, at least, one … Atty. Vitaliano Aguirre! You’d have admired his courage when he told Brenda point blank that he’s getting a headache hearing her shrill voice.

  • Hey_Dudes

    No time is more perfect than now while the issue is still hot on the trail to have JDF funds, All loans of the SC and budget surplus spending investigated.  It is time the country to demonstrate to one all specially to the U.N. aid foundation that we Filipinos can still be trusted. Therefore it is necessary this fiasco on the missing loan funds from the U.N. is look into. We need to know if the reported 80 million pesos and $2.4 million dollar accounts of the ousted former chief justice had co-mingled with these funds as well.

  • montalban

    A senator commented that it is up to the Integrated Bar of the Philippines to file disbarment against the former Chief Justice.  Wow!  Has Corona done any damage by failure to properly disclose his assets and liabilities and net worth for that matter in his Statement (SALN)? The lawyers who produced fake, erroneous and illegal documents should be the ones disbarred!
    The Ombudsman Carpio-Morales, the AMLC people and the congressmen should be the ones disbarred.



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