Author Archives: Leo Alejandrino

About Leo Alejandrino

The blog is principally a commentary on Philippine politics and economics.

Thank You !

It’s me again just to thank everyone who has responded by email, text, postings or a pat on the shoulder with such kind words (I now know who you are and where you live so you may regret ever having … Continue reading

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Signing Off

After 216 blogs and 3 ½ years I have decided to hang up my spurs. I have been contemplating this for months but there was always one more development, one more thought warranting attention; but the time has now come. … Continue reading

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This Could Get Messy

Sign Out             “We know where your family lives” – Popular gangster saying                                                 -0- Legal minds are opining the Administration’s Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP) has no basis in law and some Cabinet members and even the President possibly violated … Continue reading

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Please, Sirs, We Are Not Idiots

U.S. lawmakers just voted (or more precisely did not vote) to shut down the Government. If only the Philippines was so lucky. Right now our Government is one big pillow fight. The Administration charged three Senators with plunder. One of … Continue reading

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Why Are We So Special?

 Senators Enrile, Jinggoy and Revilla have hinted at how they propose to defend themselves.   Enrique Dela Cruz, attorney for Enrile, has denied the charges against his client as he would be wont to do. The Senator, counsel told media, knew … Continue reading

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Presidential Questionnaire

This is a multiple-choice test: Q1 – Ma’am Jenny has been charged with kidnapping and plunder, offenses so serious they are not eligible for bail. Why is she confined in the comforts of Fort Sto. Domingo instead of a jail … Continue reading

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Pork: The Good News

I was told a month ago Senators Enrile, Jinggoy and Bong Revilla were shortly to be charged with plunder over the pork scam. It is hard to imagine but if it happens and it sticks, it would historically be more … Continue reading

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