Download PDF here. Right after the elections, the Aquino clique immediately floated the idea of charter change (cha-cha or amending the reactionary 1987 constitution). The ruling clique clearly wants to take advantage of its majority control over the senate and the lower house of congress in order to push through with cha-cha.
As before, House Speaker Feliciano Belmonte Jr. served as point man. And as usual, Aquino feigned lack of interest in cha-cha, after noticing the public’s somber reaction to Belmonte’s… More