Army spokesman Major Bartolome Bacarro told ANC that Army chief Lt. Gen. Hermogenes Esperon has recommended to the Armed Forces Chief of Staff Gen. Generoso Senga that Lim face court martial proceedings for violations of the Articles of War for mutiny. Cases against Lim range from mutiny to failure to stopping a mutiny," Bacarro said, adding that charges against Lim are linked to coup plots against the Arroyo administration uncovered on February 24.Speaking of Mutiny...
Now, It is generally conceded that the 2001 REGIME CHANGE could not have happened without the Mutiny of Angelo Reyes, which was pre-arranged in conspiracy with Vice President Arroyo, as told in his own words by the First Gentleman. It is perhaps worthy of note to linguistically sensitive sociologists like Prof. Randy David that General Reyes' actions in the 2001 "people power" event are euphemistically referred to even today, as a "withdrawal of support," which made Dominguez's candor refreshing. But such lexical political correctness cannot save the Military from the moral dilemma that has been created by the 2001 Mutiny of General Angelo Reyes. I would submit that Mutiny itsel has been made morally or ethically ambiguous and indeterminate. Insanely, people blithely accept that Mutiny is a legitimate course of action if it succeeds, whereupon it gets to be called "withdrawal of support." Because Angelo Reyes 2001 Mutiny is no longer considered as such, the breaking of the Chain of Command for some perceived higher moral purpose--the righteous mutiny-- has been made a legitimate moral or ethical option--just make sure you succeed in grabbing political power!
What General Angelo Reyes did in 2001 was purely and completely a Mutiny that led to the next day's successful "civilian-military-judicial" coup d'etat. That Mutiny has gone unpunished and given moral legitimacy by being called a withdrawal of support.
Angelo Reyes' Mutiny IS a fait accompli...a CONTINUING CRIME if you will...I wonder WHAT CRIME exactly will be alleged against DANILO LIM in his Court Martial?