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Escudero raps Budget chief at Senate hearing

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MANILA, Philippines – Senator Francis “Chiz” Escudero on Thursday aired his disgust over the handling of the Department of Budget by a staunch ally of President Benigno Aquino III.

“Hangga’t hindi mo nakikita yung SARO , huwag mong paniniwalaan si Abad (Don’t believe Abad, until you see the SARO),” Escudero said during a committee hearing at the Senate.

SARO stands for special allotment release order being issued by the Department of Budget and Management now being headed by Secretary Florencio “Butch” Abad.

While they both supported Aquino in the 2010 presidential elections, Escudero went for Vice President Jejomar Binay while Abad, who belongs with the Liberal Party, backed former Senator and now Transportation Secretary Mar Roxas II.

Escudero’s remark about Abad’s handling of SAROs came after Environment Undersecretary Manuel Gerochi informed the Senate committee on environment and natural resources about report that the agency would get a P5 billion budget for reforestation in 2013.

The committee was deliberating on the proposed log ban and reforestation measures in Cagayan de Oro City.

“We have around P1.5 billion . Next year, we’re expecting bigger ones because we heard DBM will be proposing P5 billion something next year,” Gerochi said.

At that point, Escudero made the remark about Abad. He repeated his subtle dig at the Budget Secretary before he concluded his queries on the official.

“Can you work closely… hopefully by that time, you would be in the downstream. And if at all this bill is passed, it would be in time for your 2013 budget and if indeed Secretary Abad will give you P5 billion, I wish you all the best,” the senator said.


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  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_TZCGDEQRZZPUM7BIION2RFFI5M Azkal

    ewan bat nagpapabola kayo dito ke chiz— sweet-talker pero backbiter

    • Guest

      Parang is ABNOY lang… nangako sa mga taga MINDANAO noong election… tapos ineneglect din pala…ayan tuloy may massive blackout…

      Daming na uto… hahaha… buti nalang di ako yun… LOL

      • http://profile.yahoo.com/ZDUWEW4YZLK5R6QDTLZJHGIMTI SEE

        alam  mo ba kung anung ngyari bat nagblackout ang mindanao??? ganito po un kaibigan…ang power plant sa mindanao, gusto magloan sa national government via NAPOCOR…so tinanong kung bakit???sa pagiimbistiga kung justified ang pagloan, ayun nakita sa audit na sangkatutak na pala na utang eto na ang reason noon sa pangungutang ay for maintenance and expansion..pero wala nmang ngyaring rehabilitation at maintenance…kasi kinurakot nag mga previous administration…so dahil walang pang expand at pang maintenance, kailangan nila magbawas ng power…plus bumaba ang water level dahil sa iligal na paglologing…mismanagement ang number 1 na rason.ang proposal, gawing private na lang..para walang corruption..kaso umaalma ang local execs esp ung isang senador na kumikita sa nasabing power plant..kasi mawawalan xa…biruin mo 1 peso per KWH ang kumisyon niya…ung gov 50 cents..

      • SignTheWaiverNow

        TARANTADO KA!

        Kahit na sampung beses pa yan nakawan… basta basic needs ng tao dapat yan tustusan ng gobyerno!!!!

        Hindi acceptable ang brownouts!!!! Okay????

        GUSTO MO SA BAHAY MO LAGING WALANG KURYENTE???

        SIRA ULO MO TULAD NG IDOL MONG SI ABNOY PENOY!

      • http://profile.yahoo.com/SFZEM7Y5LDRBHUUJY4DKD3BQYQ Allan A

         oo nga tarantado!!! walang modo abnoy

      • SignTheWaiverNow

        Gumamit ka pa ng baong profile…. Ha Ha Ha Ha

        desperadong desperado tayo ah…. HAHAHAHAHA

      • magcalasL

        wow nagalit, sabi ng boss mo, comment ka lang, tirahin si pnoy, wag mapipikon. ang pikon talo. totoo siguro kaya nagagalit…hehehe…YOU MORON.

      • SignTheWaiverNow

        Oo! Galit talaga sa Tangang nagmamarunong!

        sa uulitin, DO NOT HIDE ON a fictitious name ha!!!!

        BWAHAHAHAHAGUNGGUNG KA! 

      • mhonski

        excuse… excuse puro na lang kayo excuse. isa ka ba dun sa mga nabiyayaan ng macbook ni carandang???

      • magcalasL

        make an intelligent explanation, don;t show na wala kang utak. sayang ang binabayad ng mga arroyo sa inyo. 500 pesos per post ok na yun dyan mo kinukuha ang pambuhay sa pamilya mo. sana di magmana mga anak mo sayo

      • Francis81

        Ows? Yellowtards talaga to. Basta naninisi ng previous admin at di marunong tumanggap ng sariling responsibilidad at kapalpakan Yellowtards. 

        Illegal logging di ba KKKKKs ang nag illegal logging sa Mindanao?

        Sa privatization si Uncle Danding at Ninong Lucio Tan ang makinabang tdiyan. Kay gusto niyo talaga ng amo mong si Pweenoy na i privatize!

  • http://survey.boxpinoy.com/corona.php Rare Earthling

    Nyahahha. nagalit na. Sige pa, show your true colors, politicians.

  • JosephNess

    politics is somehow the practice of being plastic…that’s politics…it rhymes with plastic…see !!!

    • SignTheWaiverNow

      PENOY also ryhymes with ABNOY. see!!!!!!

      • JosephNess

        yes, you’re free to call anybody names, that’s your way of proving your worth…showing who you really are…

      • SignTheWaiverNow

        See????? Ha ha Ha

        It rhymes, right? the same as….

        PENOY and NOYNOYING! See!

        Ha Ha Ha Ha

      • JosephNess

        your sanity is really upholding who you really are…sorry!!!

      • SignTheWaiverNow

        Better be sorry for yourself because I am just following your line of thinking…..

        SEE!!!!

        Hahahahaha

      • JosephNess

        your line of thinking is calling names, just not my line…

      • SignTheWaiverNow

        Oooppsss…. I apologize.

        You are correct, your line of thinking is kindergarten rhymes!

        HAHAHAHAHA

      • JosephNess

        thanks again for showing who you really are…

      • SignTheWaiverNow

        thanks too for your kindergarten rhymes…

        We indeed learned a lot from you!

        HAHAHAHAHHAA

      • magcalasL

        you;re a MORON…hiding on a fictitious name.

      • SignTheWaiverNow

        Boss, one can not hide ON something… However, it can hide under it….

        Whose the moron now?
        HAHAHAHAHA

      • magcalasL

        eh di IKaw tinatanong pa ba yun????moron ka talaga

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_QZZKXPEA67I7HELEIYM35QVYFA Jon

    “Hangga’t hindi mo nakikita yung SARO , huwag mong paniniwalaan si Abad.”

    Master yan sa hypnotism kasi pag tinamaan ka ng kislap ng liwanag galing sa ulo niya, makalimutan mo ang lahat.
    Di nyo ba alam na sa perya nagtatrabaho dati si Abad?
    “Master Boots…Hari ng pambibilog”

  • al gero

    escudero at its best,kya nga pinili niya si binay akala niya di tatakbong presidente,ngyon saan ka na escudero,batang TRAPO!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • pepengkabayo

    Now,they are starting to come out and take a swing at this administration.
    Pnoy is now starting to crumble.

  • walangdiyos

     http://ph.yahoo.com/?p=us

  • amado_guerero

    Chiz your dream to be vice president and president will never be realized you do not have balls!!! puro ka lang pa cute…

  • pepengkabayo

    Drawing din pala itong si ABAD.
    Bilib na bilib pa naman ako sa kanya dahil laging billion ang binibigay na budget sa departamento.
    Yon pala, drawing. Nakakaalibadbad itong si Abad.

    • SignTheWaiverNow

      Eh dating GMA DEPED secretary din itong kalbong ito e….

      galing yan LP, tapos naging GMA Deped secretary, tapos sumali sa Hyatt 10, ngayon balik LP!

      Tapos nagmamalinis ampota! Mga PANOT salot!

      Bwahahahahahaha

      • beatmanny

        sarap pag untugin yang si abnoy at abad. 

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/3CF3PXUVL4BSYTRU2R362LFUPE SolidBasketball

    tuliro na ang LP at si PNOY…..hindi alam ang gagawin

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/UZEQ2ZNLQKBF24IN74H2TKURYE confused

    Dapat singilin ng malaki si ABAD sa mga kahayupang ginawa nya sa mga pobreng health workers. Wala na silang makain ngayon at naka sangla na ang mga ATM cards nila dahil hinaharang ng DBM ang kaminlang hazard pay at longevity pay. Kinaltasan din ang kakarampot ng subsistence at laundry allowance nila. Sumusobra na ang pang aabuso ni Abad at Pnoy sa mga maliliit na kawani ng Pamahalaan. 

    • http://www.facebook.com/people/Ronald-Daliva/100001138651690 Ronald Daliva

      Bagay nga say sa DBM kasi talagang tinitingnan kung saan gagastusin ang pera, kayo puro reklamo, siguro kung gumastos kayo parang milyonaryo, hindi pang-aabuso ang tawag dyan, nagtitipid kasi walang pera ang gobyerno, kinuha lahat ng Arroyo

      • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_G7X5DO3WNUK4ORHZCFW4IAYS24 Lloyd

        ugok k pl di u naintindihan ang issue comment k ng comment.

      • http://profile.yahoo.com/UZEQ2ZNLQKBF24IN74H2TKURYE confused

        si abad mismo ang nag sabi lumulutang tayo sa pera. nag underspend nga ang gubyerno nung 2011 eh. besides magtipid sila not at the expense of poor and lowly health workers. and let me underscore to you ha, HEALTH WORKERS! mga nag tatao sa mga pampublikong ospital na over work na underpaid paid pa taz kinakaltasan pa ng sinasamba mong si abad at noynoy. 

  • watot

    Its time to talk right Chiz?! Its almost 2013. You’ve been quite for so long why start talking now?

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/VE7FOU3LEDDIOOB2GN2LQF2MGE Al

      Wala na kasi mabibilog si Tsiz..hahaha.. Go back na lang muna Tsiz to Sorsogon!

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

    Allies and former allies are now starting to stab each other. That is the expected outcome if the alliance is based purely on political convenience and what is popular and not based on solid principle. The alliance CRUMBLES so easily.

    • Malik62

      Abad and Escudero were never allies.  Abad belongs to the Balay Faction while Escudero belongs to the Samar Faction.  See how fragmented the government of BS Aquino x3 is?  That even during the election they were already quarelling, how much more now that they are already in power?  They started wrongly, how do you think they will end? That if they will finish the term at all?

  • Francis81

    Magnanakaw yang si Abad na yan he is really a bad person.  Akala mo kung sinong malinis pag nagsalita. PWEE!

  • Mario_Garcia

    Ah Bad

  • mariaanda

    Chiz is a gambler and a womanizer! And, he likes grandstanding!

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_AYITA5V33GYZSLC3G37UCVNTKA Ben

    South Korean made Gumdoksuri class patrol vessel , cost only $37.7 million (Peso1.6 billion).

    Lets buy 2 to 4 about (P6.6 billion only!) to diversify and add to our Nayv arsenals, the builder Hanjin Heavy Industries…believe it or not has a shipyard in Subic. Sometimes, politicians can be disgusting especially Filipno politicians, they would rather improve their lawyering skills to support the padrino system rather than our scientific skills….now is the time to show that congress is not a zombie class after all! And for the president, this is a cheaper alternative, newer, and with the same purpose.

  • lufthansa49

    ABAD. PWE!



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