Tito Sotto

Plagiarism and the RH Proxy War

That RH opponents rallied to defend an obvious and inexcusable transgression betrays their true intention of making Sotto's plagiarism case a proxy war on the RH bill.

Holding Sotto Accountable for Plagiarism is Not a Distraction

Calling out Sotto on plagiarism is not a distraction from the RH Bill discussion because there’s no RH Bill discussion to distract from. The debates are over.

How Senator Tito Sotto Misused Barbara Seaman’s Book

Senator Tito Sotto: Dishonest, Deceptive, and Intellectually Lazy (Part 2) In Part 1, we have learned how the theme of The Greatest...

How an RH Law Will Change the Dynamics of Reproductive Health Rights

Whether or not the RH bill is made into law, Filipinos have the right to use contraception. More precisely, they have the Hohfeldian privilege-right, which means they have no duty not to use contraception because there is no law prohibiting them from doing so.

Bad Father or Evil Politician: Did Sotto lie about his son’s death?

Despite his patent lies and his staff's excuses, Sotto's plagiarism  is now an established fact. They have even changed their defense...

Timeline of Senator Sotto’s Alleged Plagiarism (Updated September 7)

The following is a timeline (a web log, if you will) of the events on Sotto’s apparent plagiarism. Updated as of September 7, 7:20 AM (added the accusation from Feminists for Choice blogger of plagiarism against Sotto)

Sotto’s Pseudoscientific Source: Who is Natasha Campbell-McBride?

Senator Tito Sotto responded to allegations of plagiarism by denying them on national TV. In case comparing his speech with the...

Sotto’s Reckless Method of Legislation is Inexcusable

Senator Tito Sotto suffered a personal loss with the death of his son. We understand his grief. What we cannot understand is why he chose to rely on an unknown blogger to explain his son's death. Right before asserting that he lost a child due to contraceptives, Sotto said he has scientific proof about the “damaging effects to children born from mothers who were using contraceptives prior to their pregnancy.” He then went on a lengthy explanation about gut imbalance, opportunistic flora, exposure of the fetus to toxins and zinc depletion. His scientific proof was copied entirely and almost word-for-word from an article by a blogger calling herself “Sarah, the Healthy Home Economist.”

Bigotymology: What it Really Means to Be a Bigot (Like Sotto, Pacquiao, and the CBCP)

Whenever I listen to Senator Sotto on the RH Bill, Manny Pacquiao on homosexuality, and the CBCP on pretty much everything,...

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