The beauty of suffering2016 bets think Filipinos are fools PDF Print E-mail
Monday, 08 February 2016 13:27

KAKAMPI MO ANG BATAS

BY Atty. BATAS MAURICIO

 

LIFE’S INSPIRATIONS: “… Whoever strays from the path of prudence comes to rest in the company of the dead…” (Proverbs 21:16, the Holy Bible).

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2016 POLL BETS THINK FILIPINOS ARE FOOLS: Here’s another proof that many of the candidates running in the 2016 elections do not deserve our votes: despite the law which prohibits them from premature campaigning, a good number of them have already engaged in heavy advertising, in radio and television, in newspapers, on the Internet, and even on movies, spending billions of pesos in the process.

Of course, there is a big issue on where they got the billions for their advertisements, but more importantly, what do these candidates think of Filipinos—grossly stupid morons who do not have the mental ability to distinguish between simple publicity work and shameless and often-outrageously misleading and scandalously expensive campaigning?

If these candidates cannot even follow the law against premature campaigning, and can’t even credit Filipinos with enough common sense to see through their schemes, why will we ever trust them with our votes? The truth is that, the candidates who have been pushing themselves with heavy advertising are the candidates who will break more laws, and take for themselves more government money, after they shall have won.

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MAN SIRING A CHILD IS OBLIGED TO SUPPORT THE WOMAN: When a man impregnates and then sires a child by a woman who agreed to be impregnated in the first place, does he have any responsibility to support the woman even if he already has a wife, and even if the woman he impregnated is the wife of another man? My answer is, yes, the man still has a responsibility, imposed by law, to support the woman.

I am referring to the  law on Violence Against Women and their Children (VAWC), under Republic Act 9262, which was passed and signed into law in 2004. Under this law, it will considered as a violation of this law if a man who sires a child will fail to provide economic or financial support to the woman. This is to be called “economic violence” and is punishable with imprisonment.

The woman can demand for this financial or economic support from the man, even if she happens to be the wife of another man, or even if the man happens to be married to another woman. Under the law, the man is obliged to support the woman who bore him a child, aside from the separate support he is obliged to give to the child. The lesson here? If a man doesn’t want to support anyone, he must practice restraint!

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DOING RIGHT MORE ACCEPTABLE TO GOD THAN SACRIFICE: Here are some rules for daily successful living for the greatest, yet most neglected, book of all time: A person may think his own way is the right way, but his heart is weighed by the Lord. To do what is right and just is more acceptable to God than sacrifices. Haughty eyes and a proud heart produce sin.

The plans of the diligent lead to profit, as surely as haste lead to poverty. A fortune made by a lying tongue is a fleeting vapor and a deadly snare. The violence of the wicked will drag them away, for they refuse to do what is right. The way of the guilty is devious, but the conduct of the innocent is upright.

Better to live on a corner of the roof than to share a room with a quarrelsome wife. The wicked crave evil, their neighbors get no mercy from them. When a mocker is punished, the simple gains wisdom, and by paying attention to the wise, they get knowledge. Whoever shuts their ears to the cry of the poor will also cry out and be not answered.

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PLEASE WATCH OR LISTEN: “Tambalang Batas at Somintac”, a news-commentary radio program, aired at DZEC 1062 kHz and other Radyo Agila provincial stations, at http://www.eaglebroadcasting.net/radyoagila and at www.youtube.com (type DZEC Radyo Agila Tambalang Batas at Somintac 1062 Live), 6 to 7 in the morning, Philippine time. Phone: 0922 833 43 96, 0918 574 0193, 0977 805 9058. Email: batasmauricio@yahoo.com.