Header
Get Email Updates | Contact Us

Content on this page requires a newer version of Adobe Flash Player.

Get Adobe Flash player


PRISON LUXURIES IRK MIRIAM

Sen. Miriam Defensor Santiago cried foul over reports that so-called VIP prisoners enjoy extravagant accommodations in jails. “How can there be justice in our correctional system when we have a double standard between poor and rich inmates?” the senator asked. Santiago cited news reports of rich high-risk prisoners in the New Bilibid Prison staying in […]

Read more...

Miriam hits trapo CA plot

Sen. Miriam Defensor Santiago, member of the bicameral Commission on Appointments, denounced as “indubitably unethical, unprincipled, and reeks of trapo politics” what she said is a plot to obtain confirmation of DSWD Sec. Corazon Soliman, over her opposition and those of certain House representatives. Santiago said that the Commission on Appointments, headed by Senate president […]

Read more...


‹‹‹Read more of the latest news on the News Section.›››

    Miriam has also been the darling of the press because of her wit and candor. The MOVERS-YOUTH (Movement for Responsible Public Service-Youth Organization for Unity, Truth, and Honesty) published in 1991 some of the memorable quotes by Miriam. These includes the often quoted:

    comicsample
    • “I eat death threats for breakfast!” 

      (To a journalist’s question: “What is your reaction to the many death threats received by your office?”)  

      “As the poet said, because I could not stop for death, he kindly stopped for me.  But as another poet said, although the woods are lovely, dark, and deep, I have miles to go before I sleep.  As God has seen fit to spare of my life, I am committed to the pursuit of His justice, including the crusade against graft and corruption.

      “I challenged him to a debate in UP or Ateneo campus.  His reply was that he cannot debate with women.  I asked around, and I learned that he cannot debate with men, either.  In short, he simply cannot debate.” 

    • Click here to read more on the Miriam Dictionary (with caricatures from newspapers and magazines).

Get Involved

Sign up for our mailing list

 

 
:
 


Photos and Videos

Visit the Media Center to view the Photos and Videos of Miriam Defensor Santiago


Click here to go to the Photos and Video Gallery

  tweet  

Shoutbox

footer

Home About Miriam Newsblog Speeches Feautured Legislations

Get Involved Summer Sa Senado Volunteer Sign-up for Mailing List

Issues Economy Education Energy and Environment Foreign Policy Good Governance Health Justice and Human Rights OFW's Poverty Alleviation Seniors and Social Security Youth, Women and Family Relations

Miriam at Work Bills Books and Articles Resolutions Ulat Sa Bayan

Media Center Photos Videos

PodcastsNews Archives

wWW.MIRIAM.COM.PH | MDSMEDIA@MIRIAM.COM.PH | © 2010 | WEBSITE DESIGN BY CAT PURSUIT