Has Looting Pig (LP) Drilon Gotten Away with Billions of Pork Barrel Funds?

Four years after the Pork Barrel Scam led to a rally of sorts at Rizal Park, it seems that most people have forgotten the theft of up to 14 billion pesos in Priority Development Assistance Funds and the many questions that were never asked or answered at the height of the biggest corruption controversy in […]

Double The Standard Double The Fun In Malacanang!

He said such order from the President covered both the Priority Development Assistance Fund (PDAF) and Malampaya Fund scams, adding that investigations would be done fairly, without fear or favor. Presidential Communications Operations Office Secretary Herminio Coloma Jr  , June 1, 2014    Back in August  the headlines screamed that Noynoy could care less about […]

Sen. Bong Revilla’s Amazingly Cringeworthy Privilege Speech

My friends and readers know that I have absolutely no love lost when it comes to the Aquino Administration, but I’ll throw this administration a bone and say that  some people may have pretty much lost the plot with regard to the Pork Barrel Scam. Given that it was actually infighting springing from greed and […]

Top Ten Reasons Why Proceso Alcala Should Quit As Agriculture Secretary

My first two posts on government funded rice importation caused a bit of a stir, but not enough to change the mind of Agriculture Secretary Proceso Alcala to stop the government to government importation of rice.  It isn’t enough that after the Arroyo Administration’s P732 Million Fertilizer Fund Scam, the DA insists on continuing a […]

Pork Barrel Corruption and Calls for a Shift to a Parliamentary System of Government

As it is, discussions on the mechanics of how the pork barrel scam was perpetrated outlines the massive collusion between the executive branch of government, the legislative branch of government, members of the supposedly independent constitutional body that is supposed to keep corruption in check, and pork barrel “operators”. At this point, calling for a shift […]

Janet Lim Napoles…. Pork Queen or Scapegoat?

Janet Lim Napoles is not the only name that appears to be embroiled in the P10 Billion Pork Barrel Scam.  Along with her name are the names of slew of congressmen, senators, and other government officials who stand accused of lining their pockets with pork barrel funds — some of which appear in the blog […]