Leo Alejandrino

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.

This Could Get Messy

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 Art. VI Sec. 25 (5) of the Constitution for misallocating funds. The Palace has admitted to some miscues.

Please, Sirs, We Are Not Idiots

Posted at 10/06/2013 11:14 AM

U.S. lawmakers just voted (or more precisely did not vote) to shut down the Government. If only the Philippines was so lucky.

Why Are We So Special?

Posted at 09/29/2013 10:59 AM

Senators Enrile, Jinggoy and Revilla have hinted at how they propose to defend themselves.

Presidential Questionnaire

Posted at 09/21/2013 2:13 PM

This is a multiple-choice test:

No Special Treatment

Posted at 09/07/2013 10:43 AM

No special treatment (Common definition): To be given no deference.

No special treatment (Filipino definition): To be accorded respect befitting a person of influence.

The New, Improved PDAF

Posted at 08/30/2013 8:52 AM | Updated as of 08/30/2013 8:53 AM

"A rose by any other name is still a rose."

It’s Complicated

Posted at 08/24/2013 9:52 AM

Things could get messy.