Senator Trillanes to Senator Enrile: Hasta la vista, baby!

The Bourne Legacy director Tony Gilroy reportedly said that he decided to shoot his movie in Manila because it felt so “Bourne”-ish. In his own words he said that the city is “just so colorful and ugly and gritty and raw and stinky and crowded.” The director was spot-on in describing what his naked eyes saw while he was here. What he didn’t see would have made him shake his head in disbelief. Judging from the latest controversy involving our public servants, what goes on behind closed doors inside of our government buildings would make any Hollywood plot pale in comparison.

Apparently, the current government has more secrets than any man or woman in the country can handle in their lifetime. Unfortunately, the storyline that is unfolding before our eyes could not even be considered “Bourne-ish” because the script for the real time suspense/thriller seems to have been written by a third-rate scriptwriter, directed by a fourth-rate director and with the roles performed by fifth-rate actors. Indeed, if the scriptwriter for this latest noontime show had any foresight at all, he would have predicted what the actors were going to do next and how the story would end. Unfortunately, none of the participants can expect anyone to play their part well in this part of the globe.

Among our public officials, one can’t be too sure who is directing and who is just following instructions. In the Senate, it would seem that it was Senate President Juan Ponce Enrile who acted as the “Godfather”. During the impeachment trial of former Supreme Court Justice Renato Corona, many thought that he appeared to have steered the majority of the senator-judges onto the path of voting for “conviction”. This was evident in his line of questioning during the trial and his reported “dinner” with some of the junior senators held at Senator Loren Legarda’s house the day before they handed out their ruling against Corona.

Suffice to say, in general, most of the members of Congress deferred to the elderly Senator in more ways than one. However, that privilege seems to be coming to an end for Enrile. Yes, a first time senator, some would even say, a rookie is taking on the elder statesman and has reportedly admitted to trying to topple the seasoned politician from his throne:

Senator Antonio Trillanes IV confirmed on Thursday that he was behind the ouster move against Senate President Juan Ponce-Enrile.

“Yes and I haven’t stopped working and hoping for it,” Trillanes told INQUIRER.net in a text message.

“He has lost his moral authority to lead the Senate when he continued to collaborate with GMA,” he said, referring to former President and now Pampanga Representative Glora Macapagal-Arroyo.

I can imagine that Trillanes’s admission above must have been disappointing for Enrile, to say the least. When he branded Trillanes a “coward”, “fraud” and a “fifth columnist”, it must have been in reference to the fact that the convicted mutineer was being ungrateful for what Enrile did for him while he was in prison. Yes, Enrile was visibly upset for being sidelined by Trillanes. He was surprised by Trillanes’s assumed role as a secret envoy for China but what could be annoying him more was Trillanes’s lack of “utang na loob” (“debt of gratitude”). It turns out it was Enrile who “went out of his way” to talk to people to convince them to free Trillanes from incarceration so he can join them in their sessions in the senate. I’ve always wondered who orchestrated Trillanes’s release from prison. It could not have been President BS Aquino’s idea. Obviously, the latter would not have been able to come up with such a scheme on his own.

Having played a key role in the first People Power revolution that toppled his former boss and mentor, former President Ferdinand Marcos, Enrile must have felt sorry for Trillanes for being locked up because Enrile himself escaped jail after mounting a coup d’etat more than once and is even hailed as a “hero” by some circles in Philippine society. But now Enrile must be kicking himself for unleashing what seems like the makings of a monster. If only he had the foresight to realize that Trillanes’s behavior in the past — his seemingly arrogant and unrelenting ways — were all signs indicating what an eager-beaver he really is. Trillanes’s rebellious ways almost a decade ago was a good indication that he couldn’t wait to be the one calling the shots one day.

As if acting like a know-it-all actor, Trillanes appears to have taken the script written for him by Enrile and dumped it in the waste bin. And Trillanes has likely written his own script and taken it straight to the film producers in Malacañang for approval. All he needed was the go-signal from the top and off he goes — to hell with the rest of the cast and crew.

It’s not really clear who asked who but both Trillanes and Malacañang spokespersons were giving conflicting statements regarding Trillanes’s new role. On one hand, a news report says that it wasn’t President BS Aquino’s idea but was Executive Secretary Paquito Ochoa’s to use the former rebel soldier as peace negotiator for China. The report claimed that Ochoa asked Trillanes to use the back door to China “in one of their conversations sometime in May this year” as opposed to Ambassador Sonia Brady’s report saying that Trillanes was the one who volunteered to become the “direct channel” between China and Malacañang.

Trillanes cannot even stop himself from boasting about what he has achieved so far. He claims to have averted a war and “boasted that he was able to make 40 Chinese ships leave Panatag Shoal”. That is quite a remarkable feat for someone who does not even want to reveal the details of his negotiations with China.

Meanwhile, it seems it is not enough for Trillanes to brag about his so-called “achievements” in the Philippine-China dispute. He just has to go on and act defensive after he got found out for acting like a special agent. He accused the Americans of getting involved in the conflict and accused Department of Foreign Affairs Secretary Albert del Rosario of committing treason. He claims that del Rosario is just looking out for the interests of his long-time friend, businessman Manny Pangilinan who also has a stake in the disputed waters around Scarborough shoal. The details of his involvement are still sketchy and pure speculation at this point, of course.

The bottom-line is, Trillanes seems to be doing a bad job at trying to undermine everyone else in order to look good. Maybe the making and shooting of the latest installation of the Bourne series in Manila has inspired Trillanes to be some kind of rogue agent like Jason Bourne. He seriously needs some acting lessons though.

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itchyBb
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This government is filled with arrogant, idiotic, non-qualified amd mediocre politicians. They ain’t got the right logic to do the job.
As the old cliche goes, kung ang kontinente nga naaagaw, asawa pa kaya. In this case, the country has been sold.

Kikiam
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This “senator” has betrayed this country for the last time. Why do people even think of voting for a known traitor? I hope somebody finally decides to file a case against this honorless b*stard so he can rot in jail.
By the way, is that libel?

MidwayHaven
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A lot of Filipinos have this mentality that the “underdog” is the good guy, e.g., the guy who was sent to jail would eventually triumph as a good guy in the end.

Ugh.

Yeah, I can’t understand that line of thinking, either.

Kikiam
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Unfortunately, this “underdog” turned out to be a stinking traitor. He will eventually get what he deserves… a jail cell.

MidwayHaven
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I wouldn’t call him a “traitor” so much as he’s more of a dumbass douchebag who probably thinks his “rebel” persona would win over potential voters.

His “secret agent” act is only as good as how he’s hidden. Now that the jig’s up, there’s no reason for anyone to actually take him seriously as a senator anymore.

Yap
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The stinking traitor deserves the 9 mm hemorrhage

Aegis-Judex
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I would have gone for a hemorrhage that was 11.43mm in diameter.

Bryan
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another.reason.to.leave.this.country.

Noel Carpio
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People who actually “rock the boat” are not always on the wrong side. Trillanes has a point – Why do we honor somebody like Senator Enrile when he can “dance” with just anybody in politics? What kind of confidence level can anybody derive when a person seems to be the color of the a friend and an enemy? On the other hand, Trillanes remains consistent. In this article, he has been his rebellious self until now. Why? Maybe he wants change – which he fought for from the time he was still Captain. If anybody in this country will say… Read more »
Aegis-Judex
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Unfortunately, Trillanes is no Stauffenberg.

Yap
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Not even a Bismarck..

Apo Kalips
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Trillanes has been a senator for how many years now, what has he done to effect the changes he wanted? Death of an enemy and ouster of another? How about legislative output?

Noel Carpio
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It isn’t easy for a an archer to tame a galley full of lions. I know of a very honest politician (Yes, I thought there isn’t one) who was once a Congressman and now a Commissioner of a controversial bureau. He said that in Congress, it it so difficult to get people to listen to you unless they can benefit directly from what you want to say. Look at PNoy. He was a former Congressman and Senator. It is only now that he gets his way (almost always) because he is the head of state. But we can say “What… Read more »
Apo Kalips
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Haha, what a cop out. So what if it was difficult, what did he try to do (even if that attempt failed)?

Lord Chimera
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If said job is not easy in the first place why the heck did he even take it?

johndoenymous@gmail.com
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johndoenymous@gmail.com

“Me? I’m dishonest. And a dishonest man you can always trust to be dishonest. Honestly, it’s the honest ones you want to watch out for, because you can never predict when they’re going to do something incredibly… stupid.” – Jack Sparrow

Assuming Pnoy and Trillanes are the honest ones, I wonder what deal they made with the chinese to get them off our shores? Could they have successfully convinced them to simply get out or have they made a big blunder of a promise that the president does not want anyone else to know?

ChinoF
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How do you know he wants change? Maybe all he wants is power now.

ChinoF
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Whatever naive dreams Trillanes had for the country, I think they’re spoiled now since he was now eaten up by the system. Perhaps he was angry with the previous administration because he couldn’t take a share of their corruption, but in the current one he can?

BenK
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Sonny F. Trillanes never made Captain.

nil jawa-a dagoy
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and you believe what trillanes said? coming from a navy group that has not proven themselves in at least 1 battle and a very good show off during the oakwood mutiny whose main purpose is to protect his relative thieves in the afp commissary bidding. so this is what his voters got. a modern day “MAKAPILI”

Noel Carpio
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I may disagree with what Trillanes and his group did at Oakwood. Sir, back then we hard had a Navy nor an Air force. But was the EDSA 1 or 2 any different? Trillanes failed and because of his failed coup, he wasn’t able to achieve what he wanted. With that kind of coup, would it turn GMA to be a better person? After that coup, did the GMA Government realize what it meant and change? No, I would say, they got worst. There were (and probably still are) many thieves in the AFP. It is only now that we… Read more »
Apo Kalips
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The Arroyo administration got at least one of those AFP thieves: Garcia. Who did the Aquino admin get? Reyes? No, they got him to kill himself and then they stopped investigating him.

Der Fuhrer
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I found this AFP presentation on the magdalo-red communist alliance. Mr. Trillanes was then a leader of the magdalo. To this day, the formal written alliance between the magdalo and the CPP-NPA has not been rescinded.

Please see the link below…

pcij.org/blog/wp-docs/afp-presentation.pdf

Der Fuhrer
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Der Fuhrer
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Was BSA ever aware of the magdalo-CPP/NPA plot to establish a revolutionary government? What is he doing about preventing a similar scenario during his watch? This would consist of infiltration, cooperation and planning to overthrow democratic government.

Oh yeah I read Benigno’s article on why BSA granted amnesty to the magdalo traitors which included Mr. Trillanes. What was the real reason? Did he trust them enough to behave and not plot against him? BSA should know the very potential threat of a modus vivendi with those whose personal ambitions are above and beyond the Republic of the Philippines.

Noel Carpio
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Well we can actually say that anyone who is against a democratic government is a Rightist or a Leftist. So let us just assume that Trillanes is a Rightist (I will not believe that he is a Leftist). So he would probably want to change this government into a Military Junta. Looking at the Oakwood attempt, would that be enough to create one? We had Coups in the past. Not one group has actually allied with the CPP-NPA after. In the Cory days, the CPP was very cooperative. After that, did we change into what we feared most? We have… Read more »
Apo Kalips
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A loud mouth with nothing to back it. There’s the difference.

Gogs
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Sorry, you put BSA and Aware in the same sentence and it just opens up the flood gates. Like I said, no clue, no hope,no coordination, no protocol, no process. My views on his capabilities since Sept 2009 are well documented and he is turning out worse than I thought which is really bad for us. Is that libel?

But we deserve it since I see very people who voted yellow that are now disillusioned.

Trosp
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@noel

Shall we say that trillanes is an idiot opportunist. No more no less.

ChinoF
Member

Grabe ito ha. Really scary. The punish for this kind of conspiracy would likely be death.

ChinoF
Member

*Punishment*

ChinoF
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A more complete report: http://www.timawa.net/der.htm

upnngrad
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Trillanes is acting on behalf of Presi-Noynoy, isn’t that what’s the case these days?

Hyden Toro
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Trillanes want to be the Hero of the show. Ordering the Chinese for their warships to leave? I don’t believe, he can do that. The Chinese are very good negotiators. What has Trillanes can offer, in return for the Chinese to leave the Philippine territories? Simple, he ceded the Philippine territories, for a few export of bananas. Now, the Chinese must be laughing, because, we have a CLOWN, as a negotiator. Who think himself , as a wise person…Trillanes has not even an experience, education and knowledge in international diplomacy. And, he is appointed by Aquino as a backdoor negotiator.… Read more »
jona-s
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Nice story line Hyden. Now the only problem is how to sell it.

Kidding aside, there’s lots of judgmental call on your post without the benefit of validation. Lots of allegation and scenario building without solid foundation. It surely is a colorful opinion.

I can only go so far than that.

Hyden Toro
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Watch the Trillanes interview , with Karen Davila….it was my basis. Trillanes words and claims…the YellowTard network recent interview…another YellowTard commenting…

Noel Carpio
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At least somebody is actually doing something about the Chinese. Who do we think is best to send to China as Envoy? Someone who is not from the Military (who can be swayed or easily paid-out) or someone who even China knows is a soldier and will die for his country?

Who do we send? Miriam? Herbert?

jeanne
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Someone who is not from the Military (who can be swayed or easily paid-out) or someone who even China knows is a soldier and will die for his country?

PPlease. Even some military personnel were corrupt. Don’t generalize them in a favouring light. True there are very true soldiers out there but not anyone who wears a uniform actually resent that uniform. Ever heard of the movie, A Few Good men. If Triallianes was a true soldier, hurrah. Burt we all known there are still some corrupt lying around and bidding their time.

Mrs.Nena San Jose
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Funny that all these present conflicts at the senate started with that evil creature Gloria Arroyo. Salot talaga ng bayan. Dapat talaga dyan silya elektrika

Der Fuhrer
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@Mrs. Nena San Jose

“Funny that all these present conflicts at the senate started with that evil creature Gloria Arroyo. Dapat talaga dyan silya elektrika”

Your vilification/libel shows. I suggest you get out of GRP.

Kikiam
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Looks like we have another incarnation of fishball.
Sorry to say, your trolling attempt is a really bad one.

Gogs
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Like I said before. Fishball has to make quota. Minister of Truth Ricky gave her permission that it does not have to be one ID.

janey
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Is that you, Caran-dung????

jona-s
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“Yes, Enrile was visibly upset for being sidelined by Trillanes. He was surprised by Trillanes’s assumed role as a secret envoy for China but what could be annoying him more was Trillanes’s lack of “utang na loob.” “…it must have been in reference to the fact that the convicted mutineer was being ungrateful for what Enrile did for him while he was in prison.” “But now Enrile must be kicking himself for unleashing what seems like the makings of a monster.” With how treacherously he undermined and turned against Marcos that caused the latter’s downfall, Enrile should be the last… Read more »
Noel Carpio
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I think that what Enrile fear’s most of Trillanes is that it reminds him of his adventurous past.

Trosp
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@noel

How did you know Enrile fears trillanes?

What is evident is trillanes’ idiocy.

Trosp
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My mistake.

I should not make a counter-comment on a troll’s comment…

Apo Kalips
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On the other hand, the Camarines issue is also being used by Trillanes by tying it to Enrile to justify his pathetic senate coup. He even involved Arroyo again. Are the involvement of these two officials on Camarines confirmed? Trillanes has been consistent in his traitorous actions. As you have made clear your fence-sitting regarding his military performance, as well as your lack of information on this newest development, it makes me wonder why you attack Enrile yet let Trillanes off the hook. You do not want us to dwell on Trillanes’ background, yet in here you considered Enrile’s background.… Read more »
jona-s
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Trillanes has been consistent in his traitorous actions. As you have made clear your fence-sitting regarding his military performance, as well as your lack of information on this newest development, it makes me wonder why you attack Enrile yet let Trillanes off the hook. You do not want us to dwell on Trillanes’ background, yet in here you considered Enrile’s background. – Apo Kalips I don’t know where you’re going. You want to talk about Trillanes military background and you want me to join you. I cannot do that, my friend. I cannot talk about old news. I cannot dwell… Read more »
Apo Kalips
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You’re contradicting yourself quite well. You “cannot talk about old news” yet when you “surmise what could be the roots of it all” you go on and talk about Enrile’s past military performance from way back in Marcos’ time: With how treacherously he undermined and turned against Marcos that caused the latter’s downfall, Enrile should be the last man to feel upset with Trillanes. What Marcos did for him was not just official but also personal. Marcos practically created him. Marcos made him, aided and educated him. He was Enrile becasuse of Marcos. They have a solid relationship. They were… Read more »
Trosp
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Let’s see who’s wasting the time here…

And who is right!

Pompous is the word that comes to my mind again!

jeanne
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Remember, the link to Enrile on Camarines is not verified. And even if it’s there the issue on Camarines is still subject to final decision by the Legislature. And even there, being an internal matter, the people can still do something about it. Meanwhile, the backdoor negotiations have been confirmed to have happened. Nobody is denying it. What is being debated are the details and implications that might put one party or another in a bad light. But what has been done has been done and the Filipino people can do nothing about it, especially the Chinese side of things.… Read more »
jona-s
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“…..the Camarines issue is also being used by Trillanes by tying it to Enrile to justify his pathetic senate coup. He even involved Arroyo again. Are the involvement of these two officials on Camarines confirmed? – Apo Kalips That’s what I’m talking about! Enrile should have confronted Trillanes about it and challenge him about the truthfulness of his Camarines accusations. Enrile did not do that, instead, he hammered on the issue of China! Hebigat! Here you are being accused by somebody of being a lackey of the former president and politically maneuvering the partition of a province and all you… Read more »
Apo Kalips
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I’m not preventing you to do it, go ahead, dwell on it and let’s see where you will end up. Enrile’s “background” (actually, it’s about character history”) was only brought up because of the allegation of “utang na loob” which was really out of the question. You say the utang na loob thing is out of the question, yet you go on and dwell on it. I cannot talk about old news. I cannot dwell on irrelevant matters. Your inconsistency and double standard are still showing. That I have exposed, and in fact you now have no choice but to… Read more »
Apo Kalips
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If Trillanes have issues against Enrile on the Camarines partition they should address and settle it and not insert China on the discussion. It’s funny that you appear to prefer talking about the Camarines issue, and you wish that Enrile did not reveal the China issue. But now it’s out in the open, you would rather question the timing and circumstances involved in its revelation. It could very well be that Enrile did the reveal to save him from being ousted as Senate President. But it should also be pointed out that Trillanes did his own reveal as his means… Read more »
jona-s
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“…you now have no choice but to acknowledge that I can also bring up Trillanes’ background: military and character.” – Apo Kalips

Please, please hurry bring it up and be done with it. You keep on saying it but you’re acting on it.

After you enjoy bringing up Trillanes background go back to the issue at hand and let’s talk about it.

jona-s
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Correction:

Please, please hurry bring it up and be done with it. You keep on saying it but you’re NOT acting on it.

jona-s
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It’s funny that you appear to prefer talking about the Camarines issue, and you wish that Enrile did not reveal the China issue. – Apo Kalips I “wish that Enrile did not reveal the China issue”? Wow, hebigat! Where did you get that? Can you show me even a line to prove what you are saying? When you start inventing stories by “quoting” me, it’s an indication that you’re losing ground. Please, don’t resort to that. What I said was clear, stay on topic. It could very well be that Enrile did the reveal to save him from being ousted… Read more »
Apo Kalips
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Please, please hurry bring it up and be done with it. You keep on saying it but you’re NOT acting on it. You are asking things I already answered: Well, others here have been doing that in the first place until you barge in with your plea not to do so. I have merely refuted your plea. As I have no disagreement on their assertions about Trillanes’ background (which can be summed up in three words: incompetence, betrayal and hypocrisy), you may as well go and look their comments up and debate with them if you want to. Actually I… Read more »
jona-s
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As I have no disagreement on their assertions about Trillanes’ background (which can be summed up in three words: incompetence, betrayal and hypocrisy See the disconnection and irrelevancy there? In spite of, according to you, incompetence, betrayal and hypocrisy, Trillanes was able to make P-Noy agree to make him a negotiator with China and made it, based on reports, with flying colors. So you see, you only bring up Trillanes ‘dismal’ background had he make palplak as negotiator. What I said was: “It’s funny that you appear to prefer talking about the Camarines issue, and you wish that Enrile did… Read more »
Apo Kalips
Guest

My inner grammar nazi agrees with your observations. Apologies, then if my original wording has brought you confusion.

Trillanes was able to make P-Noy agree to make him a negotiator with China and made it, based on reports, with flying colors

Now this part is where I would demand details and sources.

Bullsh*t police
Guest

Attention Jona-s

We are detecting too much bullsh*t in your convoluted comments. It should go straight to the spam folder.

Try to cut the crap.

jona-s
Guest

My inner grammar nazi agrees with your observations. Apologies, then if my original wording has brought you confusion.

The reason why I was able to point the discrepancy with you was because of the absence of confusion. Anyway, I appreciate the acknowledgment on your part.

Apo Kalips
Guest

Sure.

By the way, your assertion that Trillanes did good with his secret backdoor negotiations in China is yet to be substantiated.

In fact, laying out this assertion and providing the proof should have been the first thing that you do, and it might have spared us the long convoluted argument above and in other places in this blog. Everything that you had argued and opined hinges on this one assertion and yet you have not proven it.

Maybe they are right that you’re a troll. Or worse, you really don’t know how to argue your case.

jona-s
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By the way, your assertion that Trillanes did good with his secret backdoor negotiations in China is yet to be substantiated. In fact, laying out this assertion and providing the proof should have been the first thing that you do, and it might have spared us the long convoluted argument above and in other places in this blog. Everything that you had argued and opined hinges on this one assertion and yet you have not proven it. – Apo Kalips It was not an assertion, it was based on reports and interviews on P-Ninoy himself. I saw a TV interviews… Read more »
Apo Kalips
Guest

So, the only proof you have comes from those whose best interest is to show that what they did resulted to something good. To be specific it’s Aquino saying that Trillanes eased tensions, because the number of Chinese ships was reduced.

You see, “easing tensions” is too subjective. It could very well be due to appeasement or surrender on our part (since we removed all our ships, while some of theirs remained).

So again, how can we be sure that Trillanes did good for the Philippines with his backdoor negotiations?

jeanne
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I was expecting the anti-Enrile on this blog to come out swinging for Trillanes but it seems the tide has turned once again. They were for Enrile at the start of the impeachment trial and against him afterwards. Now, it seems they are for him again. I hope, they read Enrile correctly this time. My dear Jonas. Perceptions can change. Like in politics, they change every minute. They all are dependent on the actions of the said man. It’s not being balimbing but there are times when expectations of people were not the same with actions. People can only comment… Read more »
jona-s
Guest

I agree perception changes, but politics is not all about perception. Principles, sense of right and wrong, moral duty and love of country, etc. are often the basis of how we react to people and events in politics. You cannot change those every minute.

jeanne
Guest

And nothing on the issue resembles a movie.

The reference is brought out in the last paragraph.

libertas
Guest

in one corner you have enrile, rosario and his ex-boss manny pangilinan who are all driven by self interest not the countrys, and in the other corner p-noy who trusts none of them, no longer rosario, and trillanes who presumably p-noy thinks he can trust despite his naivete.
all in all a monumental mess
its all about the oil money, manny

libertas
Guest

philippines military strategy
confuse or amuse the enemy
better to surrender now and stick to computer games and target shooting than the real world

Domingo Arong
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Ilda

It was the Chinese after all. Read the Latest from GMA news (September 21, 2012 12:24pm):

“PNoy says China picked Trillanes as backchannel negotiator”

http://www.gmanetwork.com/news/story/274999/news/nation/pnoy-says-china-picked-trillanes-as-backchannel-negotiator

FallenAngel
Member

I don’t know, Domingo,

Does PNoy think he can fool everybody?

Now that Trillanes was exposed, isn’t this just a continuation of the “disavowal of Trillanes’ actions” that PNoy’s admin had begun doing?

Well, at least Trillanes is not alone in being caught in an awkward situation. Not that it’ll matter to the electorate anyway. Is that libel? So sue me. 😛

johndoenymous@gmail.com
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johndoenymous@gmail.com

Weird.

1) Why would china request for an enemy of an alleged friend (Trillanes being an enemy of GMA)

2) Is PNoy in a position to reveal such a request?

3) Is PNoy courting trouble by blaming China in this fiasco?

Kikiam
Guest

@johndoenymous

1) Why would china request for an enemy of an alleged friend? (Trillanes being an enemy of GMA)
It’s very obvious that PNoy is lying. The chinese aren’t that stupid to trust a known traitor.

2) Is PNoy in a position to reveal such a request?
Nope. He is just lying to direct the blame at someone else.
3) Is PNoy courting trouble by blaming China in this fiasco?
Definitely YES

Jetlag807
Guest
Good article Ilda! Nice to see you are now “coming into your own”… This entire episode has been a great source of comic relief for me and my kids (as are most of the actions of this Student Government). Just when I thought it couldn’t get more ridiculous, a failed Navy officer/failed rebellion leader/failed coup plotter/ex convict being “chosen” to hold talks with China, the Palace hits me baby one more time! Now, P-Nut is claiming that it was the Chinese who “requested” the failed Navy officer/failed rebellion leader/failed coup plotter/ex convict to come over and talk… This country and… Read more »
Kikiam
Guest

Unfortunately, we really can’t handle 4 more years of incompetence,stupidity in the government. We need true change if we want this country to really succeed.

Der Fuhrer
Guest

“Maybe the making and shooting of the latest installation of the Bourne series in Manila has inspired Trillanes to be some kind of rogue agent like Jason Bourne.”

1. Mr. Trillanes has absolutely no diplomatic schooling, no diplomatic experience and certainly no diplomatic credentials.

2. His familiarity with Diplomatic/International Laws, Chinese protocol, culture and conduct of diplomatic affairs is non-existent.

3. His dossier is not exceptional to say the least. He is not a trained operator.

Secret diplomat/agent of the state? LOL!!! His handler must be Johnny English.

Make mine a fifth of Stolichnaya Vodka chilled. Cheers!

Kikiam
Guest

well, johnny english at least TRIES to be competent. Trillianes just doesn’t care how shitty a job he’s doing as long as he gets paid by his bald boss.

ChinoF
Member

And obviously, they’re all making a sham of their negotiation efforts. It’s so obvious. If Brady were to speak up, its likely that both Trilly and his “boss” will be in hot water.

Der Fuhrer
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More comments on Mr. Trillanes and the dangerous games he likes to play… His handler might kick his butt soon. Trillanes(through his magdalo) was seen as playing games with homegrown reds in recent history. At present, he is now playing games with the red Chinese. Is there a pattern in connecting the dots?

http://www.manilastandardtoday.com/2012/09/21/trillanes-bad-hair-day/

http://www.manilastandardtoday.com/2012/09/21/playing-a-dangerous-game/

Der Fuhrer
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Yes Santa! James Bond, Matt Helm and the Zohan really exists in spy world! So does moles, double agents and agents provocateur. Is there an emerging pattern recognition and connecting the dots?

http://www.tribune.net.ph/index.php/commentary/editorial/item/4598-the-plot-thickens

Der Fuhrer
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Here is a copy of the Vienna Convention on Diplomatic Relations.

I was trying to find out if the conduct of so-called backwater unofficial diplomatic talks contradicts this convention. Feel free to browse the link…

untreaty.un.org/ilc/texts/instruments/english/conventions/9_1_1961.pdf

Der Fuhrer
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“JPE: Chinese intel officers aided Trillanes in Beijing.”

http://www.philstar.com/Article.aspx?articleId=852133&publicationSubCategoryId=63

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