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Selected Comments
(Topic: China’s Military Base on Mabini Reef Violates the Philippine Constitution)


Name: GGG
City/State/Country: Ca
IP Address: 50.161.14.118

Comments

Why is China doing what it is doing in the so called West Philippines sea, and the Philippines' exclusive economic zone? The simple answer is because China can, and the Philippines has no means to stop it. How did the Philippines become the poorest man of South East Asia, that it can't even adequately patrol its vast exclusive economic zones? PNoy and DAP knows. Enrile, Estrada, Revilla, and all the three branches of government crooks, from Marcos to PNoy knows.., and they ain't telling.. hahaha


Name: JRH
City/State/Country: Montreal, Quebec
IP Address: 70.83.179.172

Comments

After an exhaustive barrage of different comments here at PNL, one thing is now clear, after the U.S. invited China to participate in the war games in Hawaii its goal of becoming a superpower which will include Soviet-built aircraft carriers, surface warships, & submarines. It means they are adding more military hardware to claim more of the vast oil & gas-rich contested islands & islets. China's 'nine dash line' will continue to cause serious friction with the Phils, Vietnam, Japan, & Korea...and we can't do a damn thing about it. So far comments after comments by our respected posters didn't bring one clear solution in what we are facing now. So, back to my original post & original question. Anybody with a solution?


Name: Sam Juan
City/State/Country: Hilo Hilo, Panay
IP Address: 38.88.177.203

Comments

Someone said- "Next naval exercise wouldn't include the bastards, dupers, untrustworthy Communist Chinese. "LOL!! Ang tapang! BTW- China was INVITED (yes INVITED!!!) by USA to join RIMPAC! What do you make of that? Perhaps in the next time naval exercise of EDCA-USA will also invite China - to teach those many products of Spanish friars bastardy -- how to improve their lots and develop some self reliance for themselves instead of relying on the sons and daughters of Uncle Sam to fight for them! LOL!!


Name: SOMEONE
City/State/Country: USA
IP Address: 74.77.36.177

Comments

WRATH OF GOD? We were just talking and complaining about China's bullying and irrepressible intrusions into other county's hegemony when news broke out that a certain place in China was sealed off because a resident therein died of BUBONIC PLAGUE. The whole place was shut down. No one goes out. No one comes in, says the news. WOW! Bubonic plague, otherwise known as the Black Death was the epidemic that took 1/3 of Europe's population in the medieval ages. It was deadlier than AIDS and Ebola combined! I wonder if this development will install some fear of God in the hearts of the communist heathens. Perhaps, even stop their gluttonous swallowing of other country's territory.


Name: Hit&Run
City/State/Country: ONTHEROAD
IP Address: 98.91.29.248

Comments

All RP can do is stare in awe at whatever the Chinese will do on any territory Filipinos claim as theirs. The only reason for their crying foul is so that they'll be noticed by either the pacifiers at the UN, the gungho US cavalry, or their neighboring allies who are more militarily superior and more battle prepared.


Name: Duncan Donot
City/State/Country: Nothingham
IP Address: 50.75.245.90

Comments

If your familiar with China's history, she had suffered a series of humiliation from western powers and Japan. The western powers exploited China and she played well into the hands of western powers. Because western powers have consumer driven economies, China made products for them so cheap. Unknowingly the western powers needed new markets for Germany's Mercedes Benzes or GMs and Fords from the USA. China's economic rise will not come without a price. Their air is heavily polluted and voracious user of oil. Income inequality is showing its ugly head. That is not the vision for communism


Name: Sam Juan
City/State/Country: Hilong Hilo,Panay
IP Address: 38.88.177.203

Comments

Someone said about the Vietnamese--" What distinguishes them from us is their tenacity, courage, discipline and the WILL TO WIN! " Excuse me, sir!-- we -once upon a time had the same trait--- until the Americans taught (= educated) our people that it is better (and profitable particularly to political carpetbaggers!) for us to rely on their superior force (and) the American way) to defend our country. Most of our people-- including the AFP leadership trained in and patterned after West Point dictum-- accept it with gusto! AND so here we are believing that without the Americans -- we have no chance at all!!


Name: deo
City/State/Country: flour-flower city
IP Address: 66.66.203.16

Comments

The words of Nikita Khrushchev still holds true, too with the insect: "Mutual annihilation!" So you bloggers in this forum who are hawks and warmongers, forget about it! The first volley coming from the insect? it's a long shot! They will not waste their effort all these years to be number 2 (as of today) economy of the world to start a war which "no one can win" caused by a claim from a puny country. Unfairly vexing the insect to make a disastrous move will not work. Wais na yata sila!


Name: GGG
City/State/Country: Ca
IP Address: 50.161.14.118

Comments

If it's only due to Philippine navy participation, back in March 2014, in search of MH370, that this Mabini reef Chinese activity was spotted, gives us the large picture of how rare and infrequent the arm forces of the Philippines patrol its vast exclusive economic zone.., and this is only in the area called the West Philippines sea. What's really going on in the north, west and south Philippines seas, nobody knows because Philippines doesn't have the means. The whole world could all be fishing these regions, and the Philippines doesn't know Jack.. hahaha.


Name: Sam Juan
City/State/Country: Hilo Hilo, Panay
IP Address: 38.88.177.203

Comments

Someone asked me about my RIMPAC related posting --" So what is your point? What's so wrong about knowing a little knowledge about how your enemy's naval capabilities? " My point is that Philippines should not rely too much with EDCA and the hope of USA being a military white knight who will save the day for the Philippines in case of confrontation with China! About "a little knowledge and enemy's capability"-- LOL!! USA has nothing to learn from a "comparatively" smaller navy's capability. It is China that will learn ( and perhaps improve on later) more from this RIMPAC exercise!


Name: Sam Juan
City/State/Country: Hilong Hilo, Panay
IP Address: 38.88.177.203

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Deo rightly pointed out- "You may not like the way it is being given by the Chinese, how do you think they feel about it?" It is so ironic that many here seems not to realize that the Chinese were proud people like the pre-Spanish Filipinos with their own culture, societal organization and history-- but subjugated, exploited, colonized (open door at that) and brutalized by foreign invaders. BUT the Chinese were able to rise up to become another world power ( at a cost of million lives!) while we Filipinos were complacent and clings on the precept that Uncle Sam did us good, will defend us and will not let us down---- and that the American Way as projected by Hollywood is the way to go!


Name: deo
City/State/Country: flour-flower city
IP Address: 66.66.203.16

Comments

Do not be afraid of China now. When a nation, such as the insect, can still managed to display and enjoy it too, the fancy uniforms and marching cadence of men and women of their armed forces, you can bet your last aluminum centavo, 'lo dies, that they will not fire the first shot (but they will fight alright if provoked). As if you can tell they don't want their uniform soiled, that's why. Unlike Nazi Germany in the late 30s, they marched with their goose strides alright but it was not for display! they marched straight to Poland, France, Austria etc.! hehehe.


Name: anthone
City/State/Country: Cavite,Philippines
IP Address: 49.145.168.73

Comments

We have the right to be angry for what China is doing on some of our alleged islands, but what can we do? The best thing for us to do is pray-pray that in the far future we can have a military that can solve our internal problems. Huag po tayong masyadong magyabang para naman tayo ay medyo kaawaan. In other words,lumagay tayo sa tamang lugar at malaki ang posibilidad na may tutulong sa atin. Allow me to add, be prepared to witness another drama in the making; The Impeachment of P'noy! Such a waste of time and money!! D'yan tayo magaling, anak ng putsa!! Gising mga kalahi, huag natin silang pansinin !


Name: Duncan Donot
City/State/Country: Nothingham
IP Address: 50.75.245.90

Comments

Someone opined that it is the intention of China to build as many structures as possible in those islands in South China Sea. It is possible if claimants do nothing. This simply means Vietnam, Indonesia, Taiwan, Philippines, etc. will cower in fear and never challenge China. Oh mama, what a disaster!


Name: Nestor Baylan
City/State/Country: Dongon, Samar
IP Address: 67.250.86.169

Comments

The limits of UNCLOS that China is a signatory is being tested by the latter to the limits. China has to be challenged aggressively and not half- heartedly. We saw the outcome when the $1 billion oil rig in the coast to Vietnam was moved to Hainan. China is not interested in drawing the first blood. It is not in her best interest to do that. That is bad for business!


Other Comments


Name: YOUNG ONCE
City/State/Country: Youngstown
IP Address: 208.54.45.254

Comments

[Someone]: Perhaps you are thinking of military alliances or mutual defense pacts in lieu of building a defense industry. The latter requires building a military complex. Simply put we manufacture our own military weapons. That is a huge undertaking.


Name: YOUNG ONCE
City/State/Country: Youngstown
IP Address: 208.54.45.254

Comments

[Someone] says the Chinese were older than the pyramids of Egypt than Noah. How did the inseks survived the Great Deluge? Some No Ah must be a Chinese! We have a serious timeline issue here. It is no laughing matter.


Name: YOUNG ONCE
City/State/Country: Youngstown
IP Address: 208.54.45.254

Comments

Some guy keeps citing people of their literary work and political opinions and pushing other people to get educated by reading or he will educate them if they don't. But does he really comprehend what he reads? I doubt it very much.


Name: YOUNG ONCE
City/State/Country: Youngstown
IP Address: 208.54.45.254

Comments

I agree with Deo that China will not shoot itself on the foot. It is unlikely that she would like to be seen as a rogue state. That is counter intuitive if not dumb . It is not being wais but practical. But we really are having fun demonizing China and fueling paranoia.


Name: mockingmaya
City/State/Country: taft avenue, manila
IP Address: 73.48.191.193

Comments

Mahirap palagpasin ang katangahan ni [someone] na nagtapos sa Ateneo University, Manila, PH na ang USA daw ay pure democracy. Huwag kang tira ng tira sa mga ibang critics kung mababaw ang nalalaman mo tungkol sa democratic-republican institutions ng USA. Balikan mo ang isinulat ni Professor STA MARIA na puro quotations. Balikan mong basahin ang mga pinagsusulat ni Senator Benigno Aquino na quotations na kinopya from Western thinkers. At balikan mo rin na basahin ang Constitution ng Pilipinas na puro kopya from Western Democracy or Republic. "Life is full of quotations." Ibig mong sabihin mas tama ka kaysa kay Professor Lawrence Tribe.


Name: mockingmaya
City/State/Country: taft avenue, manila
IP Address: 73.48.191.193

Comments

Professor STA MARIA (FEU & Ateneo) wrote or quoted from Associate Justice William Joseph Brennan's judicial philosophy of "evolving Constitution: The genius of the Constitution rest not in any estatic meaning..." Again, you don't need to be a lawyer, or a product of Ateneo University kuno to comprehend Justice Brennan's judicial views of "balancing competing interests, unrestrained federal judiciary, so on & so forth." Ang tanong ko sa inyo na produkto ng Ateneo University: Sino ang dapat kong paniwalaan si Professor Lawrence Tribe o [someone] na nagpapangap na alam ang lahat kaya ayaw daw niya ng quotations. Taga USA ka pa naman mababaw ang nalalaman mo tungkol sa American Republic or Democracy.


Name: mockingmaya
City/State/Country: taft avenue, manila
IP Address: 73.48.191.193

Comments

I do believe that President Aquino III's legitimacy has been eroded & weakened by the impeachment complaints filed against him. Some thinkers argued that the processes or grounds of impeachment should be considered as a mode for removal from office & punishment for criminal activity. In fact, President Aquino III's ignorance & stupidity of constitutional principle of separation of powers is dangerous than impeaching a Supreme Court justice for espousing unpopular points of view (see the campaign to impeach Justice Earl Warren (1960). "The Supreme Court is a prism through which the entire life of our nation is magnified & illuminated..."


Name: deo
City/State/Country: flour-flower city
IP Address: 66.66.203.16

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[Someone]: Ang dami mo namang satsat. Alam namin (Christians) lahat kung sino si Jesus Christ. Marie and my issue is INC are not Christians. They believe in God (what do we know? that God I hope, is the Father of Jesus Christ!). But they don't believe on Jesse as God. Don't you believe that you are the son of your father? That's the Christians belief; the father is God, therefore the Son is God. I repeat it again once more for the second time to you, CHRISTIANS ARE THOSE WHO ADHERE and FOLLOW THE TEACHINGS OF JESUS CHRIST (Christ as in "THE ANNOINTED ONE" by God the father). All others are not Christian.


Name: mockingmaya
City/State/Country: taft avenue, manila
IP Address: 73.48.191.193

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Some stupid & ignorant critics, lawyers & teachers kuno in this forum argue that President Aquino III's unconstitutional actions through DAP & alleged violation of bribery statute (see Revilla's accusation against PNOY on Justice Corona's conviction) are legitimate. Again, it is common knowledge that anyone who bribes a witness is contrary to the interest of justice, regardless of his motive for bribing the witness. It is no different from unconstitutional actions of President Aquino III, regardless of his motives, mumbo jumbo, or chicken-and-bull good faith arguments are a threat to the integrity of the justice system, constitutional government, liberty or freedom. It is the prerogative of the Filipino people to determine whether PNOY is worthy of public thrust.


Name: deo
City/State/Country: flour-flower city
IP Address: 66.66.203.16

Comments

[Someone]: Again, HOW CAN YOU CALL A SECT AS CHRISTIAN, THAT DO NOT ADHERE TO THE TEACHING OF JESUS CHRIST? The obviousity should be as clear as mud to you! Christian is derived from the "Name" of the founder Jesus Christ (Christ as "the Annointed One"). INC DO NOT BELIEVE NOW THAT JESUS CHRIST IS GOD (courtesy of Felix Manalo who was a disgruntled catholic). Milyong beses ko nang ipinaliliwanag ito! Please digest my recent postings about this. Don't get me wrong; every body knew INC also BELIEVE in God (as I said I hope is the Father of Jesus). To INC Jesus, no, God the father, yes.


Name: deo
City/State/Country: flour-flower city
IP Address: 66.66.203.16

Comments

All these bruhaha about impeachment proceedings are already filed against Aquino are diversionary tactics. It should be obvious if it is endorsed by tongressmen. Are they not also Caesar's wives?


Name: deo
City/State/Country: flour-flower city
IP Address: 66.66.203.16

Comments

BTW, have you read the names of the who's who, 28 of them as sabit lang, that joined the impeachment complaint vs. Aquino? It's so varied that it made, in my opinion, the complaint ridiculous! It reminds me when Rogelio de la Rosa attempted to run as president in the 50's about 10 of us students form an association called "De la Rosa for President" but to make it believable we presented to the Governor of Davao a list of (almost all) the students of the school (courtesy of our groups member who worked at the Registrar's Office) as members. I thought it was ridiculous to be believed. Kayo mangyan!


Name: mockingmaya
City/State/Country: taft avenue, manila
IP Address: 73.48.191.193

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Mahirap palagpasin ang sinulat ni [someone] na kapag may Constitution ang isang bansa nangangahulugan democratic ito. Sino nagturo sa iyo ng katangahan? Ano masasabi mo sa mga walang written constitutions na bansa ngunit masasabing democratic or quasi-democratic? The original US Constitution had no bill of rights & only a brief preamble. Kaya kayo pinagtatawanan ng buong mundo dahil inamin ninyo na scholar kayo ng Ateneo University pero tanga naman. Siya nga pala kahit makulong ng 100 taon ang mga nagnakaw ng pera ng bansang Pilipinas hindi mauubos ang ill-gotten wealth nila. Sa katunayan bka absolute pardon ang pabuya ng posibleng mahalal na president ng Pilipinas sa 2016 sa mga kawatan na pansamatalang nakakulong.


Name: SOMEONE
City/State/Country: USA
IP Address: 74.77.36.177

Comments

The late Cory Aquino's grievous mistake of setting the Communists free and de-criminalizing their activities has come back to haunt her son. Despite warnings she insisted on bringing them in, classifying them as Martial Law victims just like everyone else. She failed to see through them. She failed to see that they have a very different, long range agenda, that of installing their own rule. Now they are in active pursuit of bringing the govt. down. They believe the Legislature is already down. So now it's the turn of the Executive dept. All these distractions could only favor the Plunderers. And only Filipinos could fall for distractions like this.


Name: deo
City/State/Country: flour-flower city
IP Address: 66.66.203.16

Comments

[Someone]. You said "...it's now the time to established our defense industry". Say what? hehehe. It will never happened in Pinas. Even before a daring pioneer can put in paper, the never satisfactorily answered question "what's in there for me" is already thrown in by...well you know who. I have read in an article that Hyundai started in a garage, that was long after, the Sarao, Bataan and others in Pinas assembling vehicles from cannibalized trucks and cars. Where are they now? Are they making tanks and personnel carrier now? The makers of "paltiks", where are they now. Are they making machine guns now?


Name: mockingmaya
City/State/Country: taft avenue, manila
IP Address: 73.48.191.193

Comments

Sinulat ni [someone] si Senator Bam Aquino at Senator Belmonte daw ang karapat-dapat na mahal na susunod na presidente dahil hindi daw sila tainted ng corruption. Ano magagawa ni Bam Aquino kung lulusubin na ng tuluyan ng mga Communist Chinese ang Pilipinas. Si PNOY nga na bahag ang buntot at umaasa lang sa speech writer, private tutor, at kopya ng mga alagad niya sa kanyang sasabihin sa public, Bam Aquino pa kaya. Fanatics!


Name: mockingmaya
City/State/Country: taft avenue, manila
IP Address: 73.48.191.193

Comments

Fortunately, it seems that it is not against the PH Constitution to break the law. Most corrupt politicians & Catholic leaders are willing to defend some of the products of their educational institutions who became plunderers of public funds not to be bound by their laws of the land. "Eternal vigilance is the price of liberty." Despite the Philippine Supreme Court's fidelity to the Constitution & its power to protect the individual freedom or liberty of every Filipino citizen, there are still well-educated elected public servants kuno & religious leaders who are willing to support the perpetuation of corruption by their greatest contributors: a nest of wolves or piranhas or crocodiles in barong Tagalog.


Name: mockingmaya
City/State/Country: taft avenue, manila
IP Address: 73.48.191.193

Comments

Muntik na akong ma-denggoy-ungoy sa sinulat ni [someone] na taga USA na kapag may Constitution daw ang isang bansa tulad ng Pilipinas ay democracy na gihapon karon. Si Marcos democratic dictator. Mga nagnakaw ng kaban ng bayan democratic plunderers of public funds. Daghan quotations sa law books ng Pilipinas: article dire, article karon, article ugma & article ginahapon. Itapon na lang ninyo sa ilog Pasig ang mga law books tulad ng Political Law kung hindi ninyo naiintindihan ang mga nakasulat na quotations na hiniram ninyo. Ngayon alam mo na na madaling magpalit ng nick ngunit mahirap tangapin ang katangahan mo.


Name: Arch. Lito L. Mallonga
City/State/Country: Pinas Ating Mahal
IP Address: 207.216.140.73

Comments

Sabi ni Sen. M. Santiago na dada ng dada, Pnoy can be impeach daw. Well do you really know Sen. M. Santiago that well. Mas mabajo pa siya sa mga iba diyan na senatong ha ha ha. I know most of what she did during the time that Little Girl took over Bigote. Sa kasabihan natin la labas din ang bulok na basura hindi ba. Abagan na lang inyong lahat ito. Malapit na.


Name: mockingmaya
City/State/Country: taft avenue, manila
IP Address: 73.48.191.193

Comments

I do believe that President Aquino's desperate defense to legitimize the unconstitutional provisions of DAP violates the sound rule of the Philippine Supreme Court's interpretation on DAP. President Aquino's ignorance of the principle of separation of powers reminds me of President Abraham Lincoln's inaugural address (1862): "I take the official oath today, with no mental reservations, & with no purpose to construe the Constitution or laws, by any hypercritical rules." I do agree (100%) with the Filipino people that President Aquino deserves to be impeached for violating the Constitution.


Name: YOUNG ONCE
City/State/Country: Youngstown
IP Address: 208.54.45.254

Comments

AS I SEE IT: You said Obama is weak. Assuming he was what would been his reaction? ,When KAL was shot down in Russian territory Reagan went on TV and condemned the action. With MALAYSIAN AIRLINES we don't even know who pulled trigger. Do you? If they were separatist they are Ukrainians and not Russians. What do you want, to do nuke ,Kremlin,,?


Name: Manuel C. Diaz
City/State/Country: Montclair CA USA
IP Address: 76.90.62.96

Comments

The reason why the Philippine government officials particularly the military is lukewarm in developing our own military equipment is, local procurement mahina ang kickback! at saka maraming makikihati sa kickback!


Name: Manuel C. Diaz
City/State/Country: Montclair CA USA
IP Address: 76.90.62.96

Comments

How do we know that all these institutional religions are not the followers of Lucifer in disguise? All institutional religion are con game so people with feeble mind will worship their idols or their balls and vaginas . If this god that is propagated by these con men is really supreme why does he have to have an emissary to spread the faith! Why does God needs to have these con men to preach god's purpose? Why can this god communicate to each and every SOBs on this Earth. Religion is an invention of men to control and subjugate other human beings.


Name: mockingmaya
City/State/Country: taft avenue, manila
IP Address: 73.48.191.193

Comments

There is always an inevitable disagreement or tension in Supreme Court's review between the Constitution & politics. The personal & political views of President Aquino will not guide the SC justices' decision on DAP: "it is the law, facts & constitutional principles that will guide the SC justice" (Justice Day O'Connor). The institutional foundation of judicial review should not be undermined by President Aquino, lawmakers, & proponents of evolving constitutional interpretation (see Prof. SANTA MARIA: Justice Brennan Jr.) Supreme Court Iredell was considered as the defender of judicial review: "the only basis for invalidating a statute (or declaring DAP unconstitutional) was that it violated a provision of the written Constitution in a clear & urgent case (Calder v. Bull).


Name: Sam Juan
City/State/Country: Hilong Hilo, Panay
IP Address: 38.88.177.203

Comments

Someone said- "It's about time we now establish our own defense industry so can manage our defensive needs on a much more sane manner, financially wise." How do you see this happening? Short of producing home made "paltik"-- where are we going to get the technology to produce modern age ordnance or the wherewithal to procure them without sacrificing the need to feed our people----first?


Name: mockingmaya
City/State/Country: taft avenue, manila
IP Address: 73.48.191.193

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I think President Aquino's Iglesia Ni Kristo inauguration speech can be considered as highly politicized: the fusion of politics & religious forces. The role of religion being played in politics must not be underestimated. Some Filipino religious leaders have a tendency to support the corrupt political practices of politicians (see the voting patterns of Filipino religious fundamentalists: "religious militant extremists who adhere to the wooden literal interpretation of the Bible.")


Name: SOMEONE
City/State/Country: USA
IP Address: 74.77.36.177

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To [someone] who asked what I thought about putting People's Court in place of the traditional govt. offices. The problem is the people themselves. No matter what you change if they continue to tolerate and accept corruption as a way of life then things will stay the same. As graft and corruption has been so inculcated in the Filipinos the only possible change may be if and when an iron hand rules it for decades in the manner of Generalissimo Franco of Spain. The Filipinos always take the easy way out. They would not put their foot down. Everything is negotiable, especially theft of the nation's wealth. Anything less than an iron rule will not work, I think. Marcos had the right idea. But he had a different personal agenda and so did his wife and cronies.


Name: YOUNG ONCE
City/State/Country: Youngstown
IP Address: 208.54.45.254

Comments

SOMEONE: I am with you on your observation about a certain blogger or braggart who has that propensity of using quotations of known and even obscure writers. He thought he was a well read man and wanted you to be just like him.


Name: deo
City/State/Country: flour-flower city
IP Address: 66.66.203.16

Comments

In the news: "It's Red And Black For Court Employees". So they protested because their benefit is taxed and the Judicial Disbursement Fund (JDF, the pork barrel of the Judiciary) is also being questioned. So these groups want their "cake and eat it, too?" As to taxes or their benefits, didn't they heard of "equal protection of the all?". When I was working in a private company way back in the 60s, the company provided us with meals. We have to pay taxes for it, the meals considered as our miscellaneous income. Crazy judiciary employees. Damned them!


Name: anthone
City/State/Country: Cavite,Philippines
IP Address: 49.145.168.73

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I must agree to a proposal that we seriously start building and enhancing the capabilities of our Armed forces. Not for anything else for now but to win a 'war' with local anti-government people (npa,abu sayaf, etc---)without, repeat, without relying on anybody's help. We are a rich nation that can face any possible eventualities but of course, the cooperation of everyone is a must. Putting our acts together can once more propel my beloved Philippines at par, perhaps ahead of other nations. WE CAN DO IT ! There is no harm in trying and all we need to do is COOPERATE.


Name: deo
City/State/Country: flour-flower city
IP Address: 66.66.203.16

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In the news: "Public Told: Take Only The Fish You Need-Let Go Off The Rest". So the Pinas fisheries officials said. I was appalled to read this! These officials should be executed just like the French aristocrats when the people were told to eat cake in stead of the "escargot" (not true but to make a point). Or tie them up and feed these officials with s...t! Poor Pinoys don't even have enough to eat fish or whatever are edible in Pinas. And then this!? This is an insult to their injuries.


Name: deo
City/State/Country: flour-flower city
IP Address: 66.66.203.16

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In the news: "Public Told: Get The Fish You Need, Let Go Of The Rest". As I posted earlier, edibles in Pinas to be picked for free which used to be plentiful in Pinas are now scarce. Most posters in this forum were not old enough but this is true. Kangkong, which is the lettuce and spinach of the poor can be had in canals in Metro Manila even before the "green revolution" of Imelda; Malunggay (kalamungay in bisaya) grow in the yards in Sta. Ana; dalag and the hito in rice paddies along the So. Superhighway. It is all gone now. I hope the Dept of Agriculture will not come up with a directive "not to gather more and just keep what you need". It's appalling! Really. Kayo mangyan.


Name: deo
City/State/Country: flour-flower city
IP Address: 66.66.203.16

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In the news: "Lack Of Security Brings Illegal Settlers Back In Rails". That is railroad tracks. Which brings back the memory of my first ride of train from Tutuban to San Carlos City, Pangasinan. When you are having fun you don't sleep so on our way back to Manila I tried to get some sleep in the train. With eyes closed but not asleep from Pangasinan to Manila, I felt the train slowed down (to already slow run). When I opened my eyes I was startled when next to my face at the window was a face from a window of a "house". Only the window glass of the train separated our faces! Yes, that's how close to the railroad are illegal houses along the "riles." It's true!


Name: deo
City/State/Country: flour-flower city
IP Address: 66.66.203.16

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In the news: "3 Solons Endorse Impeach Complaints Vs. Aquino". I have nothing against Binay but polls said he is the favorite in 2016. It's less than 2 years to the election of 2016; but why wait?


Name: Phil Researcher
City/State/Country: LA County, CA USA
IP Address: 98.112.130.24

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Re: Pinoy Impeachment..The impeachment filed by the /activist group was given due course in the sense that it was endorsed by a member of Congress a Party list-Congressman. They need 97 votes of Congressmen for this Impeachment to move forward to the Senate for trial. I suspect this will be voted on before the SONA next week. The Impeachment would be heard by the Committee on Justice.By the time the Pnoy addresses the nation next week , this impeachment should be history. binasura na.


Name: anthone
City/State/Country: Cavite,Philippines
IP Address: 49.145.168.73

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Allow me to skip the present topic on the ground that it would just embarrass and humiliate my kababayans. Now, let us focus on what is hot in our event-the wearing of colors among those doing injustice, opps, justice pala, asking them to wear black to signify their protest against the Executive who seemed to counter their decision regarding DAP. They have every right to show their disgust but considering their track records, are they also willing to step down in case we the people decides to abolish them for not doing the right and beneficial actions -that would spell great relief to all ? Lets just wait and see!


Name: Marie
City/State/Country: Batangas
IP Address: 77.118.8.16

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[Someone]: "INC is a Christian church. Felix Manalo used to be a Catholic until his dissatisfaction with it. He claims that it is the restoration of the original church founded by Jesus and that all other Christian churches.....". There is no justifiable reason for a Catholic to transfer to another Church. When a Catholic transfers to a Protestant Church or abandoned the Christian faith he committed an offense against reason and God's eternal law. Knowing that the Catholic Church is the true Church founded by Christ he should have studied more about the Catholic faith instead of abandoning it. A Protestant or a non-Christian converted to Catholicism he made a decision which is commendable and pleasing to God. INC is not Christian church... deo is correct.


Name: Marie
City/State/Country: Batangas
IP Address: 77.118.8.16

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[Someone]: INC (Sect) was founded by Felix Manalo while Catholic Church was established by Jesus Christ with Apostolic succession. Only one church was founded by Jesus, the Catholic (Universal) Church. Mamili tayo, sa original o fake? sekta o christian? How many religions or sektas we have in PH? Religion is true when its doctrines and precepts are either dictated by right reason or revealed by God; Religion is false if it is unable to show a divine guarantee, or when its dogmas and practices sin against right reason and conscience.


Name: deo
City/State/Country: flour-flower city
IP Address: 66.66.203.16

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In the news: "Protest Mounts Vs. Aquino". I have proven it before and I'll prove it again, that is, if I can get hold of these who are protesting. Check this out: In the 60s when the students heard somebody fart, they will start protesting in the street right away. I asked them what they are protesting about, nobody knows! they are just protesting just for the fun and break the monotony of student life. In todays protests? Prapreho rin, I guarantee you that. As I said if you know who are filing these impeachment action, you can bet your last aluminum centavo, they don't know, with a group name as "Samahan ng mga mahihirap" or closed to that. "Mahihirap"? no offense intended what do they know about the technicalities of DAP, PDAF or JDF? I'll bet even lawyers!


Name: deo
City/State/Country: flour-flower city
IP Address: 66.66.203.16

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In the news: "Protest Mounts Vs. Aquino". I have proven it before and I'll prove it again, that is, if I can get hold of these who are protesting. Check this out: In the 60s when the students heard somebody fart, they will start protesting in the street right away. I asked them what they are protesting about, nobody knows! they are just protesting just for the fun and break the monotony of student life. In todays protests? Prapreho rin, I guarantee you that. As I said if you know who are filing these impeachment action, you can bet your last aluminum centavo, they don't know, with a group name as "Samahan ng mga mahihirap" or closed to that. "Mahihirap"? no offense intended what do they know about the technicalities of DAP, PDAF or JDF? I'll bet even lawyers!


Name: deo
City/State/Country: flour-flower city
IP Address: 66.66.203.16

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In the news: "Court Workers To Protest To Keep JDF". You can bet your last aluminum centavo the SC (supreme injustice court) regretted their decision on DAP, PDAF now that an issue is being focus on their JDF (Judicial Development Fund). As the fund is called, it's should be disbursed for the purpose but it seems, the fund is also used to pay benefits and bonuses to Court workers, and I reckoned judges and justices. In fact, (was it the IMF or WB) a few years back demand an accounting of the grant to improve the Judiciary of Pinas or something like that. What happened to that? As I said in my previous posting, we pay taxes for the benefits we received from our employer way back in the 60s. Why are the Court employees are complaining that their benefits are taxable?


Name: deo
City/State/Country: flour-flower city
IP Address: 66.66.203.16

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Assuming since nabulgar na ang mga anomalya sa PDAF and tongress will not be behaving badly anymore, yet their PDAF will be restricted anyway even if it will be honestly and faithfully be disbursed to a legit projects supported by the appropriation in PDAF, the Judiciary can't help if their JDF will also be curtailed if not eliminated. These PDAF, JDF were set up and appropriated with funds by the power of tongress, so the Judiciary should not complain. Damay lahat; prapreho lang. Wala nang "deligence" ("delihensiya" sa pinoy parlance pa). Sorry judges and justices, kayo kasi, eh. Lintik lang ang wala ganti; ito seguro ang sinasabi ng tongress pati na rin si Aquino. Kayo mangyan!


Name: deo
City/State/Country: flour-flower city
IP Address: 66.66.203.16

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In the news: "[The] Philippines To Mark 100 Million Population". From 36 Million to 100 Million in one and one half generations! that was a lot of "workouts" days and nights Pinoys made in 41 years! When I left in 1973 the population was only 36-37 millions, Manila was crowded already, especially Quiapo but there were still elbow room for everybody. But 4 years ago, I swear I will never go to that place anymore. At Feati area alone, forget about it! 100 Million! No wonder I don't see kangkong in canals and bigger birds, including uwak, on the air. You know what I mean.


Name: deo
City/State/Country: flour-flower city
IP Address: 66.66.203.16

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I wonder if the Philippine Supreme Court Justices have well-rounded aides that assist them in rendering their decisions. Or it's all in their own well and own knowledge about the workings of DAF and PDAF (just to name one case). It was a sweeping verdict. Are these Justices realized the far reaching effect of each and every decision they made to the lives and economy of the Philippines? I doubt. As I said, they might have regretted their decision on DAF and PDAF already. I won't be surprised if they will "reconsider" their decision when the motion for reconsideration filed by the administration will be argued.


Name: mockingmaya
City/State/Country: taft avenue, manila
IP Address: 73.48.191.193

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According to Rep. Tupas, "impeaching President Aquino is wishful thinking." And Father Bernas says that "impeaching PNOY is a waste of time." I think most elected Filipino politicians & intellectuals believe that the perpetuation of corruption, or maintaining the status quo is more important than a well-functioning, transparent & accountable democracy. Some ignorant, corrupt & stupid elected politicians, who pretend to be well-educated & civilized public servants don't think of themselves as good citizens of democratic institutions. They believe that Philippine third world corrupt democratic governance or system is irredeemable. I do agree with the majority of the poor Filipino students & voters that the "rough beast" is an icon of corrupt democracy pretending to be a messiah.


Name: mockingmaya
City/State/Country: taft avenue, manila
IP Address: 73.48.191.193

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According to Rep. Tupas, Father Bernas & others that "impeaching President Aquino is wishful thinking." I think the impeachment of former Chief SC Justice Renato Corona was a product of wishful thinking impeachment process. Why? Chief Justice Corona's ill-gotten wealth & tax evasion, & corrupt practices were unmashed during the wishful thinking impeachment deliberation. Again, Gerald Ford (a socially conservative congressman in 1970) asserted that "an impeachable offense was whether the House & Senate wanted it to be." The Filipino people are the true icons of democracy in pluralistic, multi-ethnic, multi religious, tolerant, & open societies, not Corozon Aquino, Ninoy Aquino, & PNOY or Noynoy Aquino.


Name: Phil Researcher
City/State/Country: LA County, CA USA
IP Address: 98.112.130.24

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Re Impeachment case Against the Pnoy: To go to the Plenary session 97 votes of Congressmen would be needed. As one Congressman said: "To impeach an honest President is wishful Thinking". In ain't gonna happen. sorry Pinoy haters in this forum.


Name: YOUNG ONCE
City/State/Country: Youngstown
IP Address: 172.56.18.84

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[Someone], You are suggesting a very ambitious program. We could not build ships that could compete and manufacture first class weapons . We do not have access to resources like steel, money, skilled manpower etc.. All we could provide is service like repairs of ships and do some maintenance work to say the least. I admire your contagious optimism and enthusiasm.


Name: YOUNG ONCE
City/State/Country: Youngstown
IP Address: 172.56.18.84

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[Someone], You are suggesting a very ambitious program. We could not build ships that could compete and manufacture first class weapons . We do not have access to resources like steel, money, skilled manpower etc.. All we could provide is service like repairs of ships and do some maintenance work to say the least. I admire your contagious optimism and enthusiasm. You are a true dreamer.


Name: SOMEONE
City/State/Country: USA
IP Address: 74.77.36.177

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I was just whistling in the dark when I commented that Aquino, in tangling with the SC may be thinking: Emergency Powers. Well, the latest reports said he is mulling about obtaining Emergency powers ostensibly to tackle the Energy problems of the country. About Emergency Powers, couldn't it be extended to cover other matters, say state of anarchy? Looking at the PHL it seems to me that the country is in a perpetual state of chaos and anarchy.


Name: SOMEONE
City/State/Country: USA
IP Address: 74.77.36.177

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SEE THIS? The house Chairman of the Energy Committee, a Mindoro Congressman named Umali said that before Emergency powers could be granted to Aquino, "It must first be established that there is a Crisis". Well, DUH! Can this guy see in the dark? Is that why he is asking? This is a sample of the country's "cream of the crop" leaders? No wonder it is so dark!


Name: Arch. LitoL. Mallonga
City/State/Country: Pinas Ating Mahal
IP Address: 207.216.140.73

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Gayon at alam na ninyo dito sa Forum ang sinabi ko tungkol sa kaibahan ng Pork at DAP. Ang talangang sakit ng gobyerno ang POOORK na inabuso nilang lahat. Halos lahat nakinabang sa PORK and that is the BOTTOM LINE. I rather focus on our ECONOMY and SPORTS for our future generation. Massive infrastructure are to be build. Recently Canadian Open Softball, Canada lost to USA 9=2 Semi Finals.Japan defeated USA 7-0 Little League baseball PH is always on top and our Canlubang Base Ball used to be the best in ASIA including our Woman in Softball. It will come and we will be the talk of the world including SOCCER once all this structures are in place. Pag inumpisahan ko tinatapos ko alam ito ni Writer DAN DOMINGO. At hindi bobo si PNoy na sinasabi nila. TAKE A HIKE !!!!!


Name: SOMEONE
City/State/Country: USA
IP Address: 74.77.36.177

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CAN of WORMS? the Filipinos should start demanding, by whatever means the SC's decision in the bribery case of Sandigan Justice Gregory Ong. This is an open and closed case that these justices seem to be putting under wraps on some flimsy judicial rules. Is Ong threatening to spill the beans and bare it all? Would the Judiciary collapse if the extent of corruption is revealed? Is there blackmail in the air? How far has the tentacles of Napoles reach the Judiciary? These are questions that would float until the SC settles this issue with a Decision.


Name: SOMEONE
City/State/Country: USA
IP Address: 74.77.36.177

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First it was Aquino. Now it's the Binays. They are all facing Plunder charges. Lito Lapid must be thinking: Hmmm, 2016 is wide open for him!


Name: Arch. Lito L. Mallonga
City/State/Country: Pinas Ating Mahal
IP Address: 207.216.140.73

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It is now the right time to implement the K-12 for all in PH. This is the only way we can be at par with all the other develop countries in the world including Canada. I disagree with Sen. Trillanes suspending it for now. If his saying we do not have enough classrooms it is baloney. Build more Stadiums with Roof and used the bottom for Classrooms including the stadiums above as I have done this before with my late Aunt Engr. Trinidad Mallonga Mendoiza when she was the District Engineer of Cagayan Province. The ARRANZ Stadium at Cagayan High in which I am the President of this public school in 1967. Salaries of all Teachers be increase and less no. of students.


Name: As I See It
City/State/Country: CebuCity/SanDiego,CA
IP Address: 107.217.12.124

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PLUNDER rap vs. Binays! My take: Is this being instigated & activated by PNoy minions to foil Binay's march to Malacanang comes 2016? Sabi ng aking apohan na matagal nang yumao na wala nang matira na honest dito sa atin kasi silang lahat (mga politi-ko) ay puro 'WATAN. Para sa akin 'tong si VP Binay who is establishing a dynastical rule sa Makati ay noon pa sanang ipina-imbestigar sa mga anomaliya na nangyari sa kanyang hinahawakang balwarte. Why it took so long to prosecute Binay? Is it because he was a Corista during those years? Tsk tsk tsk.


Name: mockingmaya
City/State/Country: taft avenue, manila
IP Address: 73.48.191.193

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According to Father Bernas, a respected constitutionalist (Ateneo University), "impeaching President Aquino is a waste of time." And President Aquino's supporters in Congress also believe that "impeaching PNOY is wishful thinking." The Filipino people must realize that impeachment & democracy are linked in constitutional or representative democracy. Democratic system of government created impeachment as a mechanism for accountability. I think majority of corrupt expert political elites believe in the "mystical fallacy of democracy": Filipino taxpayers or voters are stupid, irrational, ignorant, religious & political fanatics, so on & so forth. Baloney!


Name: Sam Juan
City/State/Country: Hilo Hilo Panay
IP Address: 38.88.177.203

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"Iloilo Rep. Niel Tupas Jr., who chairs the House committee on justice, maintained that his panel would exercise fair play in the impeachment process against President Aquino provided that complaints are verified."- Manila Standard Today-July 22---LOL!! Lutong Makaw na naman by the favourite conjurer ! I suppose that he will be compensated in some other ways now that DAP was declared unconstitutional. His father was already given a cushy government job-- perhaps his kulasisi (--that mysterious lady who gave those documents against Corona) will be given one too----assuming that she was not rewarded as of yet.


Name: Phil Researcher
City/State/Country: LA County, CA USA
IP Address: 98.112.130.24

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Re: 3rd impeachment Complaint against the Pnoy. is there a chance that 97 congressmen will vote yes for this impeachment (1/3 of 290).Well, well not only are these impeachment complaints a nuisance, it won't have a chance of going to thesenate for trial because it is not supported by majority of the Filipino people at most , it is just a handful of people. Ibabasura ito bago magsalita si Pnoy sa SONA.


Name: As I See It
City/State/Country: CebuCity/SanDiego,CA
IP Address: 107.217.12.124

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Youth groups composed of student leaders and campus journalists filed impeachment rap vs. Noy-noy Aquino. My take: BRAVO! But methinks Corista or Noynoyista would also say that their beloved edol's impeachment won't progress because they have the numbers. Yup that's very true. These unscrupulous tongressmen and senatongs who are already in PNoy's pocket will always lend loyalty and not moral principle bec. money (especially in millions) buys loyalty in Pinas politics. Nevertheless this youth action is already a symbolic victory to a-rouse public moral consciousness that public office is a public trust.


Name: deo
City/State/Country: flour-flower city
IP Address: 66.66.203.16

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In the news: "Sen. Trillanes Wants K-12 Suspended". That is the plan for the high school students to spend two more years. BTW, isn't this the Trillanes who was jailed for attempting to overthrow the adm. of Arroyo? Whatever. With all those hocus-hocus reasons they gave why we have a poor quality products of our school system, the reason is only one and very simple. Either the medium of instructions and business transactions, public or private conducted in Pilipino (the language) and learn English as a second language or if they insist in English as medium of instruction in schools, the whole country will have to be English speaking salamabits. That's why the whole country is speaking in "carabao england". Ah, you understand what I mean.


Name: mockingmaya
City/State/Country: taft avenue, manila
IP Address: 73.48.191.193

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The Filipino people must support the independence of the Supreme Court, which is the protector of individual liberty or freedom & "the ultimate venue for the struggles of competing democratic values & interests. Professor Lawrence Tribe argued that "the whole reason we have an independent, life tenured judiciary is to put brakes on democracy." I think Philippine democracy is run-away democracy being ruled by majority of corrupt Filipino politicians who violated their oaths of office to protect & defend the Constitution of the Republic of the Philippines. The misused & abused of DAP & pork barrel funds, electoral rigging & extra-judicial killing, devoid of transparency & accountability are some of the defects of corrupt third world democratic institutions.


Name: deo
City/State/Country: flour-flower city
IP Address: 66.66.203.16

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Now that the SC (supreme injustice court) declared unconstitutional the DAF of Aquino, how will Aquino get money for the relief of the Sandra sufferers immediately? Assholes! That's why you can tell right away that those who join in the impeachment raps filed against Aquino don't know what they are doing! The obviousity is as clear as mud. Did they think of this events?


Name: Al Dabog
City/State/Country: US
IP Address: 72.208.225.126

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I don't want to debate w/ Tata [someone] bcoz I really like him. He's funny. But then I'd like to suggest to him to read first on human evolution and eventual migration before he posts anything about ancient history. No, I'm not an expert on the subject, but at least I know that beside the Chinese, there were other people more ancient, or rather as ancient, like the Sumerian people. The Greeks call it Mesopotamia. These people invented "writing" a thousand years before the Chinese did, so It's probably safe to assume they were more ancient and advanced in their ways than the Chinese. Read on it. It may hurt a bit on the head but trust me, it'd do you good.


Name: Phil Researcher
City/State/Country: LA County, CA USA
IP Address: 98.112.130.24

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Re: This forum is a forum to debate but some people who have run out of arguments ,usually resort to name calling and ad hominem attacks, an example is this guy who never applied to be in the USA that is why he is in Canada specifically Ontario.If you have an argument please present it so I can rebut it but name calling is the refuge of the uninformed. It is a common occurrence in democratic societies where when Judges try to legislate, they are blocked by the Congress by reversing what they attempted to do. I know you idolize Erap who is a plunder convict but pardoned by another plunderer.


Name: SOMEONE
City/State/Country: USA
IP Address: 74.77.36.177

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The slanted Manila Times reported that Court Employees will be protesting to keep JDF. Reportedly they will be wearing black to address their protest to Aquino. If they do that they ail be barking up the wrong tree. Their protest should be addressed to the flip-flopping, short sighted Supreme Court. Why should this court abolish parts of DAP that affect truly poor and needy people and leave court employees untouched. All these aberrations are happening due to the politicizing of the Judiciary which started in the Martial Law years and institutionalized by the greedy crook Gloria Arroyo. The people manning these Offices are mediocre at best. Gone are the best and the brightest. They've migrated somewhere.


Name: SOMEONE
City/State/Country: USA
IP Address: 74.77.36.177

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What a country! Suddenly Plunder is in vogue. Na-uso. Now it's the Binays turn. If the Ombudsman files a Plunder case against this family it would thwart their ambition to rule the country because they may be prevented from running for office. Question is, Is that good or bad? For the PHL, that is. Also if this Plunder charges against the Binays appear to prosper in any way we can expect more accusations to surface, from kickbacks to illegal gifts to obstruction of justice to conspiracy. Perhaps elections should be abolished. That way no candidate will have to be prevented from running. And if elections are abolished, might as well abolish democracy, because Filipinos utilize it just to screw each other anyway.


Name: SOMEONE
City/State/Country: USA
IP Address: 74.77.36.177

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STAGGERING. The plunder charges against the Binays stated that a parking lot that was supposed to be completed and serviceable at the cost of P245.6M ended up costing the people (those that pay taxes) P1.56 BILLION. Walastik, it quadrupled! Saan ka naman hahanap niyan? And just to think if this happened in 2007 can you imagine how much money the Binays have made all these years from other projects? I think I'm gonna be sick. Masyado! Pero guilty kaya? I predict that we will never know. This case will disappear from the radar once the parties come to an "agreement". Ganyan lang yan. Pinas yan.


Name: Duncan Donot
City/State/Country: Nothingham
IP Address: 50.75.245.90

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Pnoy has every reason to disagree with the Supreme Court's decision declaring PDAF and DAP unconstitutional. Their arguments are shaky. The justices are arguing on lump sum allotments which could easily be resolved by budgetary controls and not by judicial intervention. SC should have dismissed the petition on the ground of separation of powers.


Name: Duncan Donot
City/State/Country: Nothingham
IP Address: 50.75.245.90

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I wonder how [someone] came to the conclusion that "Makgkais tayo" is a dangerous rallying cry if it came from a preacher called Mike Velarde. This blogger has nothing nice to say from Pnoy, to democracy to Velarde. Sino like nya?


Name: SOMEONE
City/State/Country: USA
IP Address: 74.77.36.177

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TRIVIAL. Once again the Filipinos have succeeded in trivializing what was at the outset regarded as a horrific crime against the people. Plunder is now being filed left and right as a political weapon that pretty soon it will be as common as jaywalking. This is what happened to graft and corruption. Through the years the Filipinos were exposed to the banality of it that it came to be accepted as a necessary evil. Then it morphed into a way of life. The initial shock at the boldness of the Pork Barrel scam has dissipated. Soon it will an afterthought just like most crimes committed by public officials in the PHL.


Name: YOUNG ONCE
City/State/Country: Youngstown
IP Address: 172.56.18.84

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CORDAPIA: I am with you on the misrepresentation of [someone] about INC. He was flat wrong. He would have qualified very easily as justice of SC.


Name: Marshall Lou
City/State/Country: Louisiana
IP Address: 67.250.86.169

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SAM: We do have bilateral relation as well as military ties with neighboring countries including Vietnam and Australia. I believe our relationship with Vietnam dates back many years back. Our Operation Brotherhood in Vietnam helps strengthen that relationship. We import rice from Vietnam. Both Vietnam and Philippines are the only two countries who are giving China headaches with regards to those disputed islands in South China Sea.


Name: Ding Dong
City/State/Country: Dongon, Samar
IP Address: 67.250.86.169

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Cordapia. This man who calls himself [someone] was wrong about the word "Cristo". You were right INC believes in Christ that is why INC is a Christian religious denomination.The latter's followers believe in the teachings of Jesus Christ. Even Muslims accept Jesus. The Jews reject Jesus as the messiah. JC is known as Yesus Kristus in Indonesia. Of course [someone] could err for he was never anointed to be infallible! AMEN to that.


Name: Ding Dong
City/State/Country: Dongon, Samar
IP Address: 67.250.86.169

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Cordapia. If Congress enacts a law that redefines what lump sum allotment is so that the language of the law is not ambiguous ; then, SC ruling on PDAF and DAP is rendered void and non-applicable. Justices have to tow the line and interpret the full intent of the law and not be guided by what they believe in.


Name: Steve R
City/State/Country: California
IP Address: 98.234.22.41

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Diversion tactics is highly suspected as the reason why Akbayan pushed 3 National Democratic Front Congressmen to file an impeachment charge against PNoy & the League of Filipino Students pushed the 2nd impeachment. Straight to the point, likely, Jose Sison, the founder of the Communist Party of the Philippines coordinated these diversion tactics with PRC before he gave his orders to NDF and LFS to do the filing. Diversion to keep PNoy busy answering two impeachment charges while China is full speed in its plan to complete the airstrip on Mabini Reef. Sison, a brilliant guy whose brilliance is the reason why 40 to 60 thousand Filipinos died as victims of NPA’s 4 am attacks on Police Stations etc.


Name: Mark Williams
City/State/Country: LA, Ca
IP Address: 107.132.220.67

Comments

I am really confused. DAP for Aquino is an accumulation of "savings" from various departments. Yet we hear that projects were suspended or not completed due to "lack of funds". Is this not a contradiction?


Name: Steve R
City/State/Country: California
IP Address: 98.234.22.41

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My comment is a bit out of topic but my conscience can’t take it if my frustration is kept ‘inside’ knowing that the 3rd impeachment charge against PNoy is about to filed. If the report is true that at one time the Supreme Court requested funds to construct a building or two to house judges and court clerks to accelerate judicial services and funds came from a source similar to Disbursement Accelerated Program then the idiom “What’s good for gander is good for the goose” applies. This idiom is generally accepted in the mainstream society. If it was good for the Supreme Court to receive funds to construct the Manila Hall of Justice and the Malolos Hall of Justice then it should be good for the Department of Education to receive funds to construct additional classrooms.


Name: deo
City/State/Country: flour-flower city
IP Address: 66.66.203.16

Comments

In the news: "Manny Pacquiao In Binay's Senate Line-Up". Why? Is Binay still out of prison or released from prison already by then? (2016). Que horror! Check this out: Cost of project (parking building) should only be P500 million (or less) which already sound inflated; total payment made P1.56 Billion (with a "B") or an overpriced of P1 Billion plus! OMG! don't people in "power" satisfied in making a few millions in one transaction?


Name: deo
City/State/Country: flour-flower city
IP Address: 66.66.203.16

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In the news: "Manny Pacquiao In Binay's Senate Line-Up". Why? Is Binay still out of prison or released from prison already by then? (2016). Que horror! Check this out: Cost of project (parking building) should only be P500 million (or less) which already sound inflated; total payment made P1.56 Billion (with a "B") or an overpriced of P1 Billion plus! OMG! don't people in "power" satisfied in making a few millions in one transaction?


Name: deo
City/State/Country: flour-flower city
IP Address: 66.66.203.16

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IN the news: "Let It Be, Let It Go AFP Turns To Song To Remind Troops To Stay Clear Of DAP [Issue]". Catapang (the name of the new Chief of Staff (daw siya). He counseled the soldiers to obey the SC (supreme injustice court) decision "that some of the AFP (about P500 million plus) received from DAP was unconstitutional". This I can tell the AFP. Don't you worry Catapang, the troops ay walang kamuwang-muwang about the Constitutional which they themselves swore to defend. And besides, soldiering is the only job they knew and available in Pinas that puts food on their families table. They will never missed around with it! I guarantee that!.


Name: deo
City/State/Country: flour-flower city
IP Address: 66.66.203.16

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IN the news: "Let It Be, Let It Go AFP Turns To Song To Remind Troops To Stay Clear Of DAP [Issue]". Catapang (the name of the new Chief of Staff (daw siya). He counseled the soldiers to obey the SC (supreme injustice court) decision "that some of the AFP (about P500 million plus) received from DAP was unconstitutional". This I can tell the AFP. Don't you worry Catapang, the troops ay walang kamuwang-muwang about the Constitutional which they themselves swore to defend. And besides, soldiering is the only job they knew and available in Pinas that puts food on their families table. They will never missed around with it! I guarantee that!.


Name: deo
City/State/Country: flour-flower city
IP Address: 66.66.203.16

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In the news: "Pnoy: SC Also Juggled Funds". There it is again! Kung hindi ba naman mahihina ang kokote ng mga advisers (most must be lawyers), they could have refrained Aquino from bringing this up against the SC. As I said, unless the act or decision is CHALLENGED in a Court of Law, even the "Injustices" (or Justices if you will) of the SC believe their practice of "juggling" (Aquino's word) fund is or was constitutional. Although, I understand, when the issue of illegality and unconstitutionality of the DAP came to light last year, the SC quickly dropped it's request [to "juggled" their fund] from DBM. Ah, you understand what the news says, if not then you are not reading them. hehehe.


Name: deo
City/State/Country: flour-flower city
IP Address: 66.66.203.16

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In the news: "Pnoy: SC Also Juggled Funds". There it is again! Kung hindi ba naman mahihina ang kokote ng mga advisers (most must be lawyers), they could have refrained Aquino from bringing this up against the SC. As I said, unless the act or decision is CHALLENGED in a Court of Law, even the "Injustices" (or Justices if you will) of the SC believe their practice of "juggling" (Aquino's word) fund is or was constitutional. Although, I understand, when the issue of illegality and unconstitutionality of the DAP came to light last year, the SC quickly dropped it's request [to "juggled" their fund] from DBM. Ah, you understand what the news says, if not then you are not reading them. hehehe.


Name: deo
City/State/Country: flour-flower city
IP Address: 66.66.203.16

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In the news: "Pnoy: SC Also Juggled Funds". There it is again! Kung hindi ba naman mahihina ang kokote ng mga advisers (most must be lawyers), they could have refrained Aquino from bringing this up against the SC. As I said, unless the act or decision is CHALLENGED in a Court of Law, even the "Injustices" (or Justices if you will) of the SC believe their practice of "juggling" (Aquino's word) fund is or was constitutional. Although, I understand, when the issue of illegality and unconstitutionality of the DAP came to light last year, the SC quickly dropped it's request [to "juggled" their fund] from DBM. Ah, you understand what the news says, if not then you are not reading them. hehehe.


Name: deo
City/State/Country: flour-flower city
IP Address: 66.66.203.16

Comments

In the news: "Pnoy: SC Also Juggled Funds". There it is again! Kung hindi ba naman mahihina ang kokote ng mga advisers (most must be lawyers), they could have refrained Aquino from bringing this up against the SC. As I said, unless the act or decision is CHALLENGED in a Court of Law, even the "Injustices" (or Justices if you will) of the SC believe their practice of "juggling" (Aquino's word) fund is or was constitutional. Although, I understand, when the issue of illegality and unconstitutionality of the DAP came to light last year, the SC quickly dropped it's request [to "juggled" their fund] from DBM. Ah, you understand what the news says, if not then you are not reading them. hehehe.


Name: Ding Dong
City/State/Country: Dongon, Samar
IP Address: 67.250.86.169

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The 13-0 SC decision on the pork barrel (congressional or otherwise) will go down in judicial history as the worst ever. Its constitutional argument is shaky. There is too much reliance on opinions and beliefs more that interpreting the intent of the law. I hope Congress passes a law that over writes this decision of the 13 men and women in black.


Name: Ding Dong
City/State/Country: Dongon, Samar
IP Address: 67.250.86.169

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Let us put some sense in our "kokote" regarding the mess with PDAF or DAP. Evidently there is abuse and misuse of taxpayers money. Having said that, the remedy is not judicial intervention but stricter budgetary control or oversight. That is not the function of the court. The petition should have been dismissed by the SC on the grounds of " separation of powers". DUMMY!



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