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(From Philippine Daily Inquirer)
Byline: Cynthia D. Balana and Michael Lim Ubac
WHAT if she called a special session and nobody came?
This could well describe President Macapagal-Arroyo's recent call for a three-day special session of Congress which is in danger of not drawing a quorum.
Two congressmen yesterday said Malaca[currency]ang should have conducted a head count of Congress members before the President called for the special session on Jan. 5-7 next year.
"This is plain stupidity," said Negros Oriental Rep. Jacinto Paras. "What can a three-day session do when members of the Senate and the House are still on vacation abroad …