Thank you very much loyal servants!

The Supreme Court voting 8-5 allowed Gloria Arroyo and her cohorts to escape prosecution. High Court OKs Arroyo travel

The Loyal 8 are: Chief Justice Renato Corona, Presbitero Velasco Jr., Arturo Brion, Diosdado Peralta, Lucas Bersamin, Roberto Abad, Martin Villarama, and Jose Perez.

The Patriotic 5 who did not vote in favor of the decision are: Senior Justice Antonio Carpio, Associate Justices Maria Lourdes Sereno, Bienvenido Reyes, Estela Perlas-Bernabe and Jose Mendoza.

The couple from La Vista can now come and go as they please.

Asked for a reaction Justice Secretary Leila De Lima paraphrased Manny Pacqiao’s foe, Juan Manuel Marquez, – “Even if I knock her down the justices will pick her up and give her the decision.”

Manuel Buencamino

Buencamino was a weekly columnist for Today and Business Mirror. He has also written articles in other publications like Malaya, Newsbreak, "Yellow Pad" in Business World, and "Talk of the Town" in the Inquirer. He is currently with Interaksyon, the news site of TV5. MB blogged for Filipino Voices, blogs for ProPinoy and maintains a blog, Uniffors.com. Game-changers for him, as far as music goes, are Monk, Miles, Jimi, and Santana.