6 11 2012

AFTER BRAGGING about his economic achievements in front of the Filipino community in Laos, President Aquino took another swipe at former President Arroyo. The economy has moved up but the President hasn’t moved on.

Plane Crash
Investigators concluded that the plane crash that killed former DILG Secretary Jesse Robredo was due to engine and pilot errors. Sorry President Aquino, it’s not GMA.

Political Dynasty
Despite a constitutional provision stating otherwise, reelectionist senator Alan Peter Cayetano said there’s nothing wrong with political dynasties. Something’s wrong with him.

Alan Peter Cayetano’s fellow Nacionalista, senatorial aspirant Cynthia Villar was also quoted to have said there’s nothing wrong with political dynasties. To which the 1987 Constitution replied, “Hiyang-hiya naman ako sa inyo. Palit na lang tayo. Kayo na ang konstitusyon.”

Party-List System
Comelec Chairman Sixto Brillantes Jr. lamented that after 14 years, “the party-list system has not served its purpose” and “the performance of party-list groups is very negligible.” Brillantes’ bold statement came as a bit of a shock to… no one.

MRT Fare
Amid strong public opposition to the proposed MRT fare hike, an MRT coach caught fire. Well played MRT. Well played.

US Elections
The US presidential election is underway. Democratic candidate Barack Obama is reportedly ahead of Republican Governor Mitt Romney. But things could change when election returns from Lanao Del Sur and Maguindanao arrive.

Mitt Romney or Barack Obama? Apparently, Chiz Escudero is endorsing the Democrat saying, “Ang kandidato ko may B.”

Surveys put President Barack Obama ahead of Governor Mitt Romney… disproving rumors that the Massachusetts governor won the endorsement of INC Executive Minister Eduardo Manalo.

This just in: Governor Mitt Romney has denied allegations that his camp was behind the Arroyobama propaganda.

Adele’s Baby
As of Nov. 5, Grammy Award-winning artist Adele has yet to name her new baby. The boy’s father is Simon Koneck so she’s choosing between Anong and Walang.
“The State shall guarantee the EQUAL ACCESS to opportunities in the public service and prohibit political dynasties as may be defined by law.”
~Philippine Constitution

Quote of the Weak
“If you have relatives in government and all of you are clean, isn’t that better than being the only one in government from your family but you’re quite corrupt?”
~Sen. Alan Peter Cayetano defending political dynasties in the Philippines

Have a productive week!

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