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Aquino starting to sound like Arroyo, says Bayan

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MANILA, Philippines—After a survey firm showed a drop in President Benigno Aquino III’s satisfaction rating, the militant group Bagong Alyansang Makabayan (Bayan) said the Chief Executive should start addressing the demands of the public, adding that he sounded like former president Gloria Macapagal Arroyo in “dismissing” survey results.

Aquino reacted to the survey, saying, “Governance should not be survey-driven . . . We will push for what is right.”

“President Aquino is beginning to sound like Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo. He dismisses survey results on his lower satisfaction ratings and says he’d rather be right than popular. That’s exactly what Arroyo said in the past and that became her own undoing,” Bayan secretary general Renato Reyes Jr. said in a statement.

Reyes recalled that Arroyo said in 2007 “she would rather be right than popular” when defending her fiscal reforms such as the value-added tax.

Bayan said that the SWS nationwide survey was done between March 10 to 13, a period before the term ‘noynoying’ was introduced to the public.

“[President] Aquino only has himself to blame. Even before the ‘noynoying’ term caught on, the public sentiment against the President’s inaction was already there. Don’t blame the activists, Mr. President. Look only to government’s performance,” Reyes Jr. said.

He said the drop in the satisfaction rating of the President could indicate that the people are not satisfied with the President’s excuse that he is helpless in curbing, or mitigating the effects of oil price increases.

“The dissatisfaction especially among the poor may increase as power rates rise, oil prices remain high, and wages remain depressed,” Reyes Jr. said.

Bayan said that Aquino’s intransigence on many proposals to alleviate the public’s economic burdens, including the removal of the VAT on oil and calls for a wage hike, may further erode his approval ratings.


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  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_OSPLKSPHZHKEVAMNJQQV4GDGAQ ely

    bobo talaga itong si NOYNOYING…

    NAKOPYA PA PALA NANG LINYA NI GMA.

    sa bagay wala naman siyang nagawa kundi PINAGPATULOY LAMANG ANG MGA PROGRAMA NI GMA.

    ANTI WANG WANG LANG ATA NA DAGDAG NYA…

    TAPOS GINAGAMIT PA RIN NI COLOMA YONG WANG WANG ANNG SASAKYAN NYA….

    FOOL.

    • Joel Songco

       ikaw matalino?

  • AbdullahZahir

    sige nga, ngayon ni AB-Nonoying ibida ang “kung walang Kurap” na islogan nya.

    sinasabi ko noon pa na ang efficiency sa pagpapatakbo sa bansa ay hindi kinakahon sa isang cliche at pagbibida ng slogan.

    maganda ang slogan pero hindi iyon ang magic formula na tanging naging sandigan ni panot. kulang na kulang iyon, kulang na kulang ang kanyang pagpaplano, kulang na kulang ang pag angat na nararamdaman natin kung meron man. bagkus lalong mahirap pa ang buhay natin ngayon.

    simpleng palatandaan lang: presyo ng bigas, koryente, tubig, isda, gulay, karne, renta/upa, pamasahe, matrikula. naging matiwasay ba ang budgeting natin? 

    mukhang naging problemado pa yata tayo kay sa nakaraan. lalong naghihikahos and dati nang hikahos.

    • sacrebleau

       There never was a  magic formula.

      • AbdullahZahir

        eh yun lang naman ang sinabi nya nung panahon ng kampanya kaya’t yun lang din ang pinanghahawakan namin. 

      • sacrebleau

        What, magic formula??

      • pinakatagotago

        ang sloganeering tanda. yung sloganeering nya ang magic formula nya. 

        yun lang ang tanging nasambit nya, puro sloganeering. pero binili iyon ng mga tao. 

        dyan sa sloganeering sya ngayon sisingilin ng mga umasa sa kanya.

      • sacrebleau

        Hmmm, sumingit ka na naman :-P Trust you to be more concious of a slogan and not of the dictates of a free-market economy.

      • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_Q3QGG5QHBLRMZTIYWUFURY6J2E Night

        itanong mo Zahir… 2 year na pangulo si pwenoy.. past pa din ng past… buwahahaha

        Isipin mo kung Mayor ka 3 year lang binigay sayo…. on year 2 past ka ng past buwahaha sisi dito sisi duon….. Walang accountability ang pwenoy na yan

        PWENOY 2 YEARS KA NG PANGULO!!! SISI KA PA DIN NG SISI

  • sacrebleau

    The same useless communists with nothing to contribute except their red flags and their yakidiyak.

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_Q3QGG5QHBLRMZTIYWUFURY6J2E Night

      talaga kamusta naman ang oil price, mindanao blackouts, peace & order, lack of schools, bad medical, tumaas pa matrikula sa UP….

      bobs talaga yellow squad…… Noynoying mabuhay ka!!! Sana sinalo mo Pwenoy at Sacrebleau yung garanadang hinagis sa galleria…. para me silbe kayo samin

      • sacrebleau

        Nothing is happening in the Philippines that haven’t already happened in the past. Mga perennial problems ng Pilipinas na dapat hanapan ng permanenteng solusyon gaya ng electricity, water and oil. Of course it will take time to solve dahil puro stop gap measures lang ang ginawa in the past.

      • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_Q3QGG5QHBLRMZTIYWUFURY6J2E Night

        oo nga eh sana sinimulan mga 2 years ago… nung naging presidente si pwenoy at naging powerful kayo mga yellow squad….

        2 years na nakalipas eh past pa din kayo ng past…… Basahin mo kaya yung book na The First 90 days…. yan ang batayan namin sa companya namin ng mga magaling at batugan na tao….. 

        2 years na men…. you yellow jokers should start owning up to things… baka year 4 na tayo panay past past past pa din pinag sasabi niyo

      • sacrebleau

        GMA had 9 years, Ampatuan had decades, Chavit “owns” Ilocos. They all did nothing.

      • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_Q3QGG5QHBLRMZTIYWUFURY6J2E Night

        classic response… hoy gising si Pwenoy sinisingil namin hindi si GMA, Chavit at Ampatuan….. 

        naka kulong na – si Chavit lang matibay… kaya nga wala na sila sa power kuha mo?

        asan na output sa 2 years ng idol god mo?

      • sacrebleau

        The electricity problem dates back sa panahon ni Marcos na minana ni Cory. Hindi naman siguro tama to expect a 30 year old problem to be fixed in 2 years. But I’m an optimist, maybe given more time this administration will find permanent solutions.

    • AbdullahZahir

      sacre… sakaling may panahon ka, panuorin mo to:

      BBC Two – This World, The Fastest Changing Place on Earth

      hands-on info sa klase ng economic model meron ang komunismong china. parang kang nagbabasa ng textbook. ang uri ng komunismo na ito ang angkop na angkop sa istilo, pagkareklamador at palaasa nating mga pinoy. eh tama lang siguro na umasa tayo sa pamahalaan kseh sila itong may kakayanan sa malakihang pagpapagalaw ng lahat ng aspeto ng buhay ng isang mamamayan.

      • sacrebleau

        Well, maybe you’re right. Maybe we’re better off being Muslims all of us, under one Sharia Law.

      • SignTheWaiverNow

        Stop pretending! You are in America!

        If you really want to help, come back to the Philippines and experience it for yourself….

        You keep on yanking but you have already ran as fast as you can to the safe haven of US!

        Hypocrit!

      • sacrebleau

        The muttering of the clueless.

      • SignTheWaiverNow

        Kawawa ka naman… wala ka pa din definition ng “WARPING EFFECT” noh? Ha Ha Ha

        Kahit i-google mo pa yan, wala kang makikitang ganyan kaya huwag ka na magpakahirap maghanap!

        Ha Ha Ha Removing VAT has a “Warping Effect” on free market economy daw! What a complete moron! The only warping you can see is if you watch Star Trek! Ha Ha Ha

      • sacrebleau

        I didn’t say removing VAT. Just removing VAT on oil. Get your facts right, clown.

      • SignTheWaiverNow

        I stand corrected, Removing VAT on oil will have a “warping effect” on free market economy! Happy now?

        Ha Ha Ha Ha Ha Ha Ha you are a complete idiot!

      • sacrebleau

        That’s right. Since Goods and Services would still be subject to VAT and they piggy-back on the price of oil which would be VAT-exempt, there will be a warping effect on the free-market as their respective prices fluctuate. Stick to namecalling, you’re better at that.

      • SignTheWaiverNow

        Ha Ha Ha nice!

        A real moron! Let me educate you once again…

        Even you subject all goods and services to VAT and excludes oil from it, it has no effect on free market because you know why??? I know you don’t!

        Because we are not an oil producing country moron! Ha Ha Ha

        There will only be disruption if you exempt tax from locally produced goods and services but not imported! And this is usually done to protect local industries…..

        And besides, in this case, it is suggested that whether locally or imported oil products will be VAT exempted..

        See the difference? You idiot! Go back to school!

      • sacrebleau

        Not so fast clown. This is where you are as dumb as your mother when she married your gay dad, the countries that are more affected by their own VAT [GCC countries] vis a vis the price of oil are the oil producing countries themselves because they import 90% of their goods and services. And shut the FU because I witnessed this first-hand. But lets go back to Pinas: The calculation of the price index of goods and services including VAT is based largely on the price of oil. So it is not as simple as exempting oil from VAT and you’re as happy as Larry.

      • SignTheWaiverNow

        So what about price index now???

        Ha Ha Ha

      • sacrebleau

        Price index simply means your mother shouldn’t charge 5 bucks for a b j because she’s only worth 2.50.

  • oozingkev

    Arroyo used to be pNoy’s mentor in college.

  • quphal

     Don’t blame the activists, Mr. President. Look only to government’s performance,” Reyes Jr. said.

    oo nga napakataas ng gasolina. pero ano naman ang maitutulong ninyo para malunasan yan? kapag nagsasagawa ng oil exploration sa karagatan natin, takbo na naman kayong mga aktibista sa mga kalsada at magrarally laban dito. if you’re not part of the solution then you are part of the problem.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_Q3QGG5QHBLRMZTIYWUFURY6J2E Night

    I AGREE WITH BAYAN… STUPID INUTIL PWENOY

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_L7PILUDK6IPFGJLJNCM2IROCRY Albin

    mahilig kasing mangopya noong college si noynoying.

  • JJF724

    Panay ang negative comments nang mga aktibista dito dahil diyan sila nabubuhay…  bayarin nang mga currupt.  Mga pest sa society and walang constructive contribution.

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_Q3QGG5QHBLRMZTIYWUFURY6J2E Night

      i respectfully suggest you read their positions… some are not out of this world… like VAT on oil…… economist even support this measure….. 

      Pwenoy is just inutil

      • sacrebleau

         I think this has already been proposed and is doing the rounds in Congress. At any rate, this also has to be studied carefully kasi among other things it would create a warping effect on an free-market economy.

      • SignTheWaiverNow

        Sacrebleau,

        What warping effect you talking about moron????

      • sacrebleau

        Only if you say please.

      • SignTheWaiverNow

        As predicted, you don’t know what you are talking about!

        Ha Ha Ha

        Even invented a word “warping effect” on free market…. What a moron!

      • sacrebleau

        See? “Warping effect” is not a “word”, ejit. It is a term used to describe an abnormality in what would otherwise be a smooth surface.

      • SignTheWaiverNow

        Kawawa ka naman…. you are the first to invent a “wapring effect” on free market economy!

        You are the only person who can understand that because guess what???

        There is no such term in economics! Ha Ha Ha

        What a complete idiot!!!! Ha Ha Ha

      • sacrebleau

        Where and when did I say it was a term in economics? It is a term in digital graphics.

      • SignTheWaiverNow

        Thanks for admitting that you are a moron! and you just invented “warping effect” on free market economy! Ha Ha Ha
        by the way, I am just curious, so how do you warp a free market economy? Ha Ha Ha

      • sacrebleau

        I did not say “free-market economy.” I said free-market which is pretty much localized.

      • SignTheWaiverNow

        HaHaHa

        Tan ga ka na sinungaling ka pa!

        Check mo ulit sinulat mo ha!

        OMG! Go back to school moron!

      • sacrebleau

        I know what I said, they’re in my dashboard. Anymore questions that I could school you with?

      • sacrebleau

        Yeah, why not? Eat my shorts.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_Q3QGG5QHBLRMZTIYWUFURY6J2E Night

    bakit nawala ito sa front page ng online inquirer??????? HAYOP NA INQUIRER TO

    hahahaha Yellow propaganda machine talaga

  • SignTheWaiverNow

    Downfall of Abnoy = Impeachment vs Corona!

    Mabuhay ka Chief Justie Corona! Ikaw ang nagpamulat sa mga mata ng Pilipino na may inutil tayong Presidente!

    Ikaw ang tunay na Bayani, CJ Corona! Ipagpatuloy mo ang laban!

    • johnllander

      Paano naging bayani ang isang sinungaling? ang nanunutok ng baril? ang nangunguha ng pera ng hindi kanya? ang mahilig magdoktor ng kanyang resume?  ang hindi nagdedeclare ng kanyang SALN?
      Bayani ba ang tinging mo sa ganyang tao?

      • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_E3CE56OQVPC4RPYD2NR4VD3SUE Bert

        kung noynoying na abnormal lang naman ang ikumpara mo, pwede na rin…hehe 

      • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_ZKFFZIBHJ7N6OY6KYVOEC43WEM Art M

        Tara – kung bayani nga si Corona, ilibing na natin sa Libingan ng mga Bayani

  • pubringjuandelacruz

    Is it guarantee that when VAT is removed, OIL prices will go down? and will stay low as long as there is no VAT?

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_Q3QGG5QHBLRMZTIYWUFURY6J2E Night

      dude it won’t… but this is a consumption tax….it will go down because the gov’t will just lower the tax on the oil… it is a short term solution, it is not a long term solution

      • pubringjuandelacruz

        I agree with you brother. but short term solution is not merely a solution when we’re talking about oil prices. We’re taking into consideration the “greedy” attitude of the oil companies.

        PH is exploring or investing on renewable energies right? why not create an information drive about. I’m quite sure there are lot of ways to cut down oil prices and most of it are long term solution. :)

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_FKE56ZWNI2XKEVVLZQGRWG7WBI BURADOR—Phil. Voice

    BAYAN have to be SOPHISTICATED on its CRITICS of AQUIONOs performance and NOT to COMPARE with FORMER leadership in the country——-
    OIL record PRICES has NOTHING to do with AQUINO —–instead it the WORLD Market DEMAND and World HOT spots that DICTATE oil Prices——
    REMOVAL of VATS on OIL will be very EXPENSIVE for Philippines BUDGET plan—-

    While BAYAN is asking for REMOVAL of VAT on OIL in Philippines——
    INDONESIA is GRADUALLY REMOVING its OIL subsidy and LET Indonesian to PAY oil on WORLD MARKET Price—–
    BAYAN have to CONSIDER this comparison—-

  • Palparan

    BAYAN, di ba karamihan sa inyo ang bumoto kay Abnoy? Mga hipokrito kayo! Paninindigan nyo ang kalahi ninyong mongoloid!….

    • http://twitter.com/bikoy Victor Villanueva

      Hindi binoto ni sinuportahan ng BAYAN si Noynoy

      • Palparan

        ganyan naman talaga kayo mga aktibista, magaling mag-deny… can you do us a favor?… Please change the name of  your group because your group’s actions are niether patriotic nor nationalistic. You are causing the country to go down and please don’t use democracy as an alibis… for all I know, you people are practicing irresponsible democracy… rally dito, rally doon… di muna iniisip ang kahinatnan….

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_4UUKT3KMR3HZPFPTGCWK5XQ2WY Mark

    Please stop comparing Aquino to Arroyo.

    Si Arroyo, matalino at may abilidad.

    Si Aquino, aside from being corrupt (remember KKK?  Kamag-anak (Danding and coconut levy funds)  Kabarkada  (Pagcor chairman Naguiat, Nereus Acosta) at Kabarilan  (Sec. Llamas, DILG usec Santiago),  bobo at tamad pa ito.

    Aquino is a different animal on it’s own.

    Mas corrupt kesa kay Marcos, pero mas bobo kesa kay Erap.

    • sacrebleau

       Nakita mo lang nagsimba si little girl nauto ka na. Nakita mo lang umiyak sa balcony si Corona nauto ka na naman.

  • Vito Corleone

    Di ko maintindihan itong BAYAN, Eh, may nagawa na ba kayo para sa ikauunlad nang ating “BAYAN”. Kung yung Budget nyo para sa mga rally eh, pinagpatayo ninyo nang mga housing project o kaya mga livelihood programs o kaya skilled training para sa mga miembro nyo na lang nakatulong pa kayo sa “BAYAN”. Magtrabaho kaya kayo nang matino hindi yung Rally ang trabaho nyo, istorbo kayo sa mga naghahanapbuhay nang matino eh.

  • Pinoy_Reich

    Hirap nga tangalin ni PNoy ang evat dahil inaambisyon niya ang upgrade rating ng Moody’s. Harhar!

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/OMYQMXLDRAOVIJ4O6TYOKK6EMI Caloy

    Personally I continue to support Noynoy’s programs and efforts. Rebuilding this nation is a very difficult, daunting and thankless task. I admire Noynoy and his team for their courage and for taking up the challenge and sacrificing personal comforts and even love life . . and will continue to pray that God will bless him and his team with more courage, perseverance, patience, wisdom and tons of energy.  

    • SignTheWaiverNow

      What programs??? What efforts??? Did I miss anything or was I asleep for 2 years that I didn’t noticed Noynoying has programs already??

      Are you on drugs??? Ha Ha Ha Ha

      • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_ZKFFZIBHJ7N6OY6KYVOEC43WEM Art M

        You must have been heavily sedated.  So, who’s typing?

      • JJF724

        baliw ka na Mike Arroyo… ilantad mo na kasi ang baho mo

      • sacrebleau

         You’re missing a brain that’s all, but it doesn’t matter, it suits you anyway.

      • SignTheWaiverNow

        Sacrebleau,

        so have you answered the “warping effect” of free market economy? or you still lost by your own comment?

        Can someone tel me how to warp a free market economy please? and what are the effects of the “warping effect”? I might have been asleep or absent when my professor taught the subject!

        Moron deserves to die! Warping effect pala ha! Tigilan mo kapapanood mo ng Star Trek! SCOTTY BEAM ME UP!!!!

        Ha Ha Ha
        Ha Ha Ha
        Ha Ha Ha
        Bwa Ha Ha

      • sacrebleau

        Yup, done! Btw, price index means your wife shouldn’t charge strangers 2 bucks for s e x when she’s completely worthless, kindly pass the same info to your sister. Cheers!

      • SignTheWaiverNow

        Ohh…. that is your defintion of price index huh?

        Ha Ha Ha you obviously do not know anything about economics and pretending to be a genius! Ha Ha Ha

        Price index is not a tool to know how much one can price/charge for the goods and services it is offering, You are indeed a hopeless moron! Ha Ha Ha

        Let me educate you once again and again…. Price Index (PI) – represents the average price for a given period of a standard basket of goods and services consumed by a typical Filipino family. This standard basket contains hundreds of consumption items (such as food products, clothing, water and electricity) whose price movements are monitored to determine the overall change in the PI, or the level of inflation.

        See? first you said “warping effect”, now you are defining price index as a tool for pricing! You really need to go back to school so badly boy!

        Well, what can we expect from someone who likes to watch Star Trek! Ha Ha Ha

      • sacrebleau

        I’d rather watch Star Trek than listen to a fake economist. Thanks for googling the info anyway, now beat it. Ehe he

      • sacrebleau

        If you are really a “brilliant economist” like you claim you are, then reveal your identity and show us your credentials. Otherwise, you are just one googling try-hard ;-)

      • SignTheWaiverNow

        I can sense that I am starting to make economic sense to you! I believe you are learning a lot from me because you are already using smileys in your replies..

        And thanks for calling me brilliant… I do not want to put my credentials over the net but I would rather suggest to you to take a look at my comments if it makes sense… ;-)

        I hope treasure the learnings that you got from me and always remember those… and let me enumerate:

        1. there is no “warping effect” term in economics.
        2. price index is not a tool for pricing. (not because you see the word “price” it already connotes that it is used for pricing)

        Okay? Who’s the moron now? Who’s your daddy? LOL

      • sacrebleau

        Oh there you are, I thought you were dead or in prison. Fake economists are dime a dozen. I bet your are broke :-D Otherwise you would have flashed your cred. Hwa hwa hwa!

        So you g o o g l e info and outright you think you’re an economist? What’s next, navy seals?? Hwa hwa hwa . . .

      • SignTheWaiverNow

        Well…. will let you off the hook for now… You are not making any sense any longer….

        Next time you make a comment, make sure to know what you are talking about… okay? As long as I am here, I will keep on educating your useless brain! Hwa Hwa Hwa

      • sacrebleau

        As long as there is no warping effect on the economy – and the consumer price index is protected by navy seals. Hwa hwa hwa!

  • NoynoyPuppy

    Nanawagan po ako sa ating mga Kababayan na wag magpadala sa mga survey na sumisira sa kredibilidad ng ating administrasyon.

    Nakita nyo naman po, ang mga iniluklok nating opisyal ng pamahalaan ay malayong mataas ang kalibre ng kahusayan kumpara sa mga midnight appointees ng nakalipas na administrasyon. Sila ay tunay ngang walang bahid dungis at kapita-pitagan.Hindi tulad ng isa dyan na nagha-hari-harian sa Kataas-taasang Hukuman. Ang inyo pong lingkod, sampu ng mga mahuhusay na economic manager ng ating administrasyon ay patuloy sisiguruhing ang bibig ng bawat maralitang Pilipino ay nakakakain ng tatlong beses isang araw.

    Wag po nating itutok ang ating atensyon sa mga survey na sa halip nakadudulot ng kaayusan sa pag-usad ng bayan ay pawang nagbubunga lamang ng kalituhan sa ating mamamayan.

    Sa mga bumabatikos sa inyong lingkod at nagkukumpara sa dating reyna ng Malacañang, hindi po totoong tumatahak sa parehong landas ang ating Tuwid na Daan. Higit sa lahat, atin pong pakaalalahanin, sa ngalan ng aking mga magulang na naging sulo ng kasaysayan ng ating bayan, hindi ko hahayaan masira ng ganun ganun na lang ang kanilang gintong pamana sa dakilang lahing kayumanggi.

    Higit sa lahat, ang inyo pong lingkod ay hindi SINUNGALING gaya ng mga opisyal na kapit-tuko sa kanilang kapangyarihan.

    • SignTheWaiverNow

      Nice speech!

      Tara na! PSP ulit!!!!! balita ko may bagong games daw sabi ni KKK Llamas! Ha Ha Ha Ha Ha

      • samarutan

        Kumo-quota ka brod, ha? Pambaon ba sa long break? Good luck! Sana maambonan ka ng  kahit kaunting Corona dollar man lang ‘no?

  • Filipinoflash

    Dear Armed Forces of the Philippines,

    Itong banat ng BAYAN ay isang patunay na kalaban si Pnoy at ang mga komunista. Kaya kung may nag udyok sa inyo na mag aklas ay huwag nyong paniwalaan.

    Tingnan nyo. Yung nagpakalat na kasabwat ni Pnoy ang mga komunista AY SILA PA ANG PUMALAKPAK SA MGA BANAT NG MGA KOMUNISTA LABAN KAY PNOY. 

    Huwag kayong magpagamit sa mga alipures ni Corona at Arroyo na mga buwitre, buwaya at mga oportunista. 

  • Filipinoflash

    Noong mayroon pang Oil Price Stabilization Fund, BANAT ang Bayan na tanggalin ito dahil waste of money daw ng gobyerno.

    Ngayong wala na yung OPSF at deregulated na, reklamo pa rin ng reklamo ang mga animal na komunista. 

  • Guest

    I wonder what is the satisfaction rating of Bayan should there be a survey on how the common man perceives it. What has Bayan done to improve the Philippine society other than producing acitivists many of whom became cadres in the leftist movement, Bayan being a legal front of the underground movement.

    • OlliuQ

      Believe, since their (militant group and activist) existence they always oppose the Government, well that is why called activist. They can not afford to collaborated with the Gov’t. because it also lead to their extinction. They are the wake-up call of Government official but I do know whether they are helpful or not???

  • virgo57

    Bayan, Anak Pawis & all pseudo cause oriented groups knows nothing but to sabotage the Philippines economy. You are mercenaries and paid hacked of Mainland China and Malaysia. Their leaders are anti society and hypocrites and they deserved Palparans way.

    • http://twitter.com/bikoy Victor Villanueva

      The Philippine economy needs no sabotaging. It has been backward from the very beginning. Unless the government undertakes a genuine national industrialization program that harnesses our resources instead of allowing foreigners to plunder and exploit our minerals and our people, we will never progress. And that is what these “cause oriented groups” have been proposing all along.

      Look who’s the mercenary and paid hack here.

      • sacrebleau

         The problem is there aren’t enough foreigners, too many backward commies!

  • indiosbravos2002

    How come puro short term solution lang kayang isipin ng BAYAN? The gas issue is not under our control. The best strategy is to ride it out.

    • http://twitter.com/bikoy Victor Villanueva

      Short term solution? Buying back Petron and nationalizing oil procurement, implementing a genuine alternative energy program–short term solution? True enough, there are external factors that cause the increase in local gas prices, but the government is not the helpless lame duck Noynoy wants us to perceive it to be. It has broad powers that it can use to address the crisis.

      • indiosbravos2002

        Buying back Petron is not a solution and in fact is not in sync with the government’s aim of privatizing noncore government companies that the government has no competency to run. It will cost billions of pesos to buy the company which the government does not have (and the BIR unfortunately will not be able to fund) and will only cause a bigger budget deficit, not to mention, the possibility of some politicians making it their personal cash cow. Im not sure with your idea of nationalizing oil procurement and alternative energy program. Because as far as I know we have NONE…ZERO…NADA. Oil procurement is 100% foreign and thats a fact. Arroyos’s jojoba oil alternative was a scam. Malampaya prpject is somewhere between limbo and earth. Even the most powerful nation, the US is feeling the oil crunch and they cant do anything about it.
        If youve invented a car that can run on h2o, ptobably you’ll have a chance but as of now, its all lip service by the militants.

      • http://twitter.com/bikoy Victor Villanueva

        So bakit mo sinabing puro short term solutions lang ang sinasabi ng BAYAN? You accept those “realities” as the default position, the inevitable way to be, that there is no alternative. The national democrats have challenged it from the very beginning. It is not impossible to buy back Petron. It is not impossible to reverse privatization. It is not impossible to implement an oil regulation law. It is not impossible to fund technological researches. The only people who think otherwise are those who have have been sold wholesale to the neoliberal dogma that there is no alternative to the present order.

      • indiosbravos2002

        In an idealistic state, what you’ve mentioned are ALL possible as a matter of fact, everything is possible. In an idealistic state, money is not an issue. The Philippines should be a first world country because of its rich natural resources. But reality kicks in… There is no such thing as ideal. We have limited resources. We are a third world country for christ’s sakes. What you are proposing requires immense FUNDS that the Natonal budget can not accomodate.
        Buy back petron… For what? Reverse privatization.. For what? Fund researches??? The last one funded for 3billion by GMA did not produce sh@t. We cant even fund the maintenance of research projects of the DOST.. There are things that are good to have… If the money is available.

      • http://twitter.com/bikoy Victor Villanueva

        So ano yung sinasabi mong short term proposal lang ang kayang isipin ng BAYAN?

      • sacrebleau

         Puro dakdak lang ang alam ng BAYAN.

      • http://twitter.com/bikoy Victor Villanueva

        Mukhang ikaw din. Tingnan mo nga yang comment history mo.

      • sacrebleau

        Well, thank you for your interest in my comment history, that’s a lot of effort for an outspoken commie. Why don’t you plant trees or something? Make other parts of your body useful other than your mouth :p

      • http://twitter.com/bikoy Victor Villanueva

        Not really, just takes a few clicks. You put a lot of effort for a mad anonymous “anti-commie” you know, leaving baseless nonsense all over news websites. Why don’t YOU plant trees or something.

      • sacrebleau

        What makes you think I haven’t planted trees? I make my contribution, I have farmlands – and this is where you commies come in with your revolutionary tax and Mao drama- just for that I should personally kick your commie a$$. Ehe ehe he he

      • indiosbravos2002

        Wag kang masyadong maniniwala sa bayan. Lip service lang yan.

      • http://twitter.com/bikoy Victor Villanueva

        Ok. Tawag sa ginagawa mo?

      • indiosbravos2002

        Ano tawag sa ginagawa mo? Lip service. Get a real job. Pay your tax. Dont join the red revolution because there is none.

      • http://twitter.com/bikoy Victor Villanueva

        Judgments out of thin air! If I told you I had a job (which I do) and I pay tax, like every merchandise buying Filipino does? You should get a real job and not leave nonsense all over news websites.

      • indiosbravos2002

        Had a job? Hehehe. Dude, yong dole-out na 500 pesos sa rallies, hindi income yon.

        Thats all you pay? VAT. WAHAHA

      • Juan Miguel Tanjuakio

        wala namang nagawang maganda yang Bayan, panay panggugulo lang.

      • Guest

        Your ideas are all good but what I am saying is that they might not be realistic. You need money and consider the long term consequences. Short term wise it might be a good plan but 10-20 yrs down the line, who knows? But Im all for you man. Look for the funds and it might be a reality.

  • sacrebleau

    Noisy communists!

  • Juan Miguel Tanjuakio

    I don’t trust those people, full of noxious lies and twists.

    Wala naman talaga sila satisfaction hanggat di nagiging presidente si Mr. JOMA na nakatira sa isang maunlad at progresibong “CAPITALIST” country tulad ng Netherlands.

    Sila ang mga modernong “Makapili” ng panahong ito, yung ngalang tuta sila ng Red China at pinopondohan nila mga maoist groups dito, malaki kaya sahod ng mga rallyista at vandalizers?



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