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ON DISTANT SHORE By Val G. Abelgas Sometimes the best arguments come from the simplest statements. “The statement that says there must be a second term (for Aquino) to save democracy is pure b*** s***. “This country is run by elections. If the people decide to elect a son of a b****, then that’s their choice.” “Now they also want to amend the constitution and Read More …

Rene Saguisag, ex-Cory spokesman: I will campaign vs. PNoy if he runs

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Source: GMA News A close political ally of the late former President Corazon Aquino has expressed dismay over President Benigno Aquino III’s recent announcement that he was now open to calls for an extension of his term as Chief Executive, a report on GMA’s “24-Oras” said Friday. “I won’t support Noynoy if he runs again. If it happens I probably will campaign against him,” said Read More …

One more term for Aquino? Most likely hundreds of jail terms

A recent Manila Times editorial cartoon. But the confetti, when he steps down, would be malversation cases.

By IGOBERTO D. TIGLAO The Manila Times That’s not a hyperbole, but a conservative estimate. President Benigno S. Aquino 3rd’s illegal Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP) involved 1,997 SAROs or Special Allotment Release Orders, the documents ordering the National Treasury to release funds for specific programs and projects. Since the Supreme Court ruled the DAP unconstitutional, each SARO violated Article IV, Section 29 of the Constitution: Read More …

VP Jejomar Binay and Family Corruption Scandal Leaked Online!

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By Lance Crossover Media Group Ok. So the Vice President of the Philippines (like most of the other Political goofs) got caught with his hand in the cookie-jar. Big fuckin’ deal! You Filipino “goofs” ARE the ones responsible for putting him (and those other goofs) in office. As far as I am concerned, all of this is just a bunch of entertainment to you idiots. Read More …

US is last Phl card in warding off China

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POSTSCRIPT By Federico D. Pascual Jr. The Philippine Star  NO CHOICE: At this point, the United States is the only countervailing force accessible to the Philippines to China’s expansionism in the sea around it. This fact comes to the fore in the light of a statement of President Noynoy Aquino in a TV interview Sunday that the Philippines is not aiming to (because it cannot) Read More …

Ex-generals: Don’t call Palparan ‘berdugo’, he served the country well

Retired Philippine general Jovito Palparan

Source: GMA News A group of retired military officers on Friday called on the media and the militant groups to stop what they called a “trial by publicity” against retired General Jovito Palparan, Jr. In a press statement, the Association of General and Flag Officers (AGFO) said the way Palparan was being portrayed by the militant groups as well as by the media was very Read More …

Tradition versus change

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GLIMPSES By Jose Ma. Montelibano It has been a wild and unpredictable four years, the kind that should be expected of a presidency that was born from a clamor for change. And change has been its centerpiece, some intended, and some erupting on its own. The inaugural speech of PNoy is remembered for two basic pronouncements, “No wang-wang” and “Matuwid na daan.” It was a Read More …

Power corrupts P-Noy

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PerryScope By Perry Diaz After repeatedly denying it in the past, President Benigno “P-Noy” Aquino had let the cat out of the bag: He wants a second term! And he wants it for a strange reason: To curtail the power of the Supreme Court. Whoa! What happened? Going back to Day One of the Aquino presidency, it reminds us of the promise of hope and Read More …