The BIG broken promise of the administration of President Noynoy Aquino

Apologists and fans of Philippine President Benigno Simeon “BS” Aquino III cannot help but be “disappointed”. Disappointed, because people have supposedly started to lose faith in the promise of a better Philippines that the Second Aquino Administration purportedly heralded. Indeed, the campaign of President BS Aquino promised a lot. With flying colours — well, flying […]

It is time take Noynoy Aquino and his mob to task for their role in the pork barrel scam!

Former Budget Secretary Benjamin Diokno today confirmed policy surrounding the way Malacanang can allocate discretionary “development” funds reportedly saying that; […] Malacañang cannot augment funding for new projects but can only add funds to existing programs. “The constitution is very clear that no law shall be passed authorizing any transfer of appropriation. They allow augmentation […]

Thievery in Philippine government: The many creative ways of naming pork

The acronyms may change, but the principles remain the same: Executives execute, and legislators legislate. Senators who were allegedly “rewarded” by President Benigno Simeon “BS” Aquino III were supposedly given additional “appropriations” on top of their pork barrel allocations through a Malacañang appropriations mechanism called the Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP). Why did legislators need to […]

Premature ERickyulation

  Do you have any idea how the Nobel Peace Prize came to be? Back in 1888 Ludvig Nobel  died and a newspaper printed what would have been Alfred’s  obituary. He had this moment of clarity and made a conscious effort to alter his legacy.   Alfred Nobel was the Swedish chemist who made his […]

Noynoy surpasses Gloria? The Force is strong with him…NOT!

Former president Gloria Arroyo praised president Benigno Simeon Aquino III (BS Aquino) for the 2012 reported 6.6% GDP (gross domestic product) growth. There was a “but”, though: In her statement, Arroyo said she “shares the commitment of President Aquino to integrity and opposition to corruption.” “But the campaign against corruption must uphold the rule of […]

And They Call It Puppy Love

“The sun in your Eyes Made some of the lies worth believing”  Eye In The Sky  The Alan Parsons Project.           What’s the difference between William Esposo of the Philippine Star  writing about Noynoy Aquino and a  13 year old girl at a Justin Beiber concert.  One is a high pitched […]

Will Noynoy Aquino incite rebellion if Chief Justice Renato Corona is acquitted?

Another EDSA ocho-ocho “revolution” in the works? That’s according to House Minority Leader Edcel Lagman who reportedly spoke of knowledge of a plan on the part of the administration of President Benigno “Noynoy” Aquino III to incite an uprising if Supreme Court Chief Justice Renato Corona is acquitted in his on-going impeachment trial… “I hope […]