Palace vows ‘truthful, inspiring’ 3rd SONA

Good governance NGO gives Aquino grade of 5.59 out of 10


WARM-UP PROTEST Militants parade effigies of President Aquino and Uncle Sam during a Sunday rally near Malacañang in preparation for a big one when the country’s highest official delivers his third State of the Nation Address Monday at the Batasang Pambansa Complex in Quezon City. RICHARD A. REYES

It’s a speech that will show that “what President Aquino says is what he does.”

This is how the Palace describes the third State of the Nation Address (Sona) that President Aquino will deliver before a joint session of Congress Monday.

Careful not to give away how the speech would go, presidential spokesperson Edwin Lacierda on Sunday gave assurance that it would be “truthful and inspiring,” not at all the speech that Mr. Aquino’s critics had judged even before hearing it as a rehash of old issues and promises.

In time for the President’s third report to Congress, experts in different fields who make up the Movement for Good Governance (MGG) released their new scorecard for Mr. Aquino.

For his work in his second year in office, the Movement for Good Governance gave Mr. Aquino a score of 5.59 out of a possible 10. The group gave him 4.69 last year.

The movement, headed by University of the Philippines professor emeritus Solita Monsod, the socioeconomic planning secretary to Mr. Aquino’s mother, said the score, though representing an improvement from last year’s, meant that the President fell short of meeting the goals that he himself had set and committed to deliver at the beginning of his term.

Speaking on state-run radio dzRB, Lacierda said the President, after seven drafts, finished writing his speech on Saturday. Mr. Aquino, he said, was “good to go.”

Mr. Aquino faces the Filipinos’ representatives in the legislature with a higher grade given by reform-minded organizations, business leaders and ordinary citizens who have been following his performance since he set out two years ago to continue the reforms introduced by his mother, President Corazon Aquino, to pull the Philippines out of the economic wasteland she inherited from the dictator Ferdinand Marcos.

At his inauguration on June 30, 2010, Mr. Aquino said the people were his “boss,” and promised to do what they wanted him to do for them.

He also promised to lead them down the “straight path,” and proceeded to clean up the bureaucracy to make doing business with the government easier for the public, but most especially for investors who trusted that he would not taint his late mother’s legacy.

Two years later, he has raised the Philippine economy’s credit-worthiness to just one notch below investment grade and he has brought criminal charges against his predecessor, Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo, whose administration was seen as more corrupt than the Marcos regime.

And he has removed from office by impeachment Renato Corona, the Chief Justice whom Arroyo appointed as her scandal-wracked administration was ending.

Across the board

The scorecard of the Movement for Good Governance showed across-the-board improvement in Mr. Aquino’s performance on the economy, public finance, government, health, environment and education.

“We commend the successes of the government in employment generation, in controlling inflation, in instituting transparency led by the [Department of Budget and Management] and [the Department of the Interior and Local Government], the provision of assistance to local governments based on performance, the decline in infant mortality, the greening program, and consultative processes in budgeting and in formulating the mining policy,” the coalition said.

But it pointed to continuing challenges in poverty reduction, provision of infrastructure, increasing global competitiveness, expanding the coverage of Philippine Health Insurance Corp., greater protection to mothers, broader and deeper access of the poor to health care, environmental protection, development of safer sources of energy, and population management through responsible parenthood.

In his speech Monday, Mr. Aquino will lay out what he has accomplished in the past year and what lies ahead, Lacierda said.

‘Truthful facts’

He declined to say more about the speech, only allowing that it would contain “truthful facts” and figures.

“It’s a speech that is true and significant, and it’s a speech [that] will reflect his personality,” Lacierda said. “What he says is what he does.”

He said the speech was an “edifying” report on the state of the nation “for all of us.”

Reacting to the call of Cebu Archbishop Jose Palma, president of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines (CBCP), for the President to give the people the real score about the country rather than just report his accomplishments, Lacierda asked whether the prelate was saying there was a “dichotomy” between truth and accomplishments.

He said the President’s speech contained “statistics” Palma would “be hard pressed to disagree” with.

The President’s policy is always to “come out with truthful facts and figures,” Lacierda said. “And that’s the reason why I am at a loss at how Bishop Palma can say that (the speech) will be only on the truth instead of accomplishments,” he added.

Part of the Sona will “delineate and discuss what the President had done during the past year,” Lacierda said.

He added that the government had been at the receiving end of good news lately, apparently referring to positive developments in the economy.

On Senator Joker Arroyo’s appeal that the President not mention the impeachment of Corona in his speech, Lacierda called on the senior lawmaker to just listen to the speech Monday.

Originally posted: 4:19 pm | Sunday, July 22nd, 2012

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  • vir_a

    Si GMA nanaman ang maging whipping dog ni Noynoy sa kanyang SONA. He will blame GMA for his own failure.

    • mherr

      i dont think Pnoy is an utter failure…he has done so many accomplishments for the country…and by the way, not to mention, for me, I find him a credible and an honest President…I love you Pnoy…keep up the good and honest governance…

  • m1600


  • sigena

    inspiring sa mga noynoying katulad nya

    • Xela

      noynoying mo mukha mo!!!!!!! wala ka na nga naitulong, unahin mo sarili mo kng may nagawa ka ba para man lng sa pamilya mo!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

      • sigena

        hwag ka na magalit bading ok

  • mherr

    i dont think Pnoy is an utter failure…he has done so many accomplishments for the country…and by the way, not to mention, for me, I find him a credible and an honest President…I love you Pnoy…keep up the good and honest governance…
    Pnoy has achieved so much compared to the previous administrations. Yung previous administration, walang ginawa kundi kurakot lang ng kurakot…

    • billy gunner

       that’s because you’re from the palace. kimi kapa diyan! lol

      • dgboy

         at ikaw kasama sa militante

    • godsofgamblers

      maswerte nga si pinoy si gloria ang nasundan niyang presidente. kung si pnoy ang pumalit kay erap.ano kayang nangyari?

      • RHumabon

        Napa-aga sana ang Daang Matuwid ng 9-1/2 taon. . .Wala sanang mga scandal na gaya ng ZTE-NBN, Fertilizer, P1Bilyon Quedancor Swine Raising, Overpriced Rice Importations, North & South Rail, Pagcor P1Bilyong kape, P300M PCSO Intel Fund, Used Helicopters na binayaran ng PNP na kunwari ‘brand new’, 60,000 kakulangan ng baril ng mga polis, rubber rescue boats na hindi magamit ng dahil hindi tugma ang outboard motors, atpb. . . Wala sanang tinanggal na Chief Justice na nagtaksil sa tiwala ng publiko sa hindi pag deklara ng P180M sa kanyang SALN. . .Wala sanang nakakulong sa Veterans Hospital. . .

    • jeray

      anung investment ba na meron sa pilipinas ngayon? ang lahat nabalitaan ko ay sa panahon pa ni gloria ay nakaplano na ang maga yan. Ang hindi ko lang alam noon ang SMC, sa  ngayon ang daming investment…

  • Jon

    Lacierda declined to say more about the speech, only noting that it would contain truthful facts and figures.

    Bakit, yung dalawang nakaraan ay puro kasinungalingan ba?

    • mherr


  • Guest

    if aquino III has to just say truthful facts, his script should not have gone trough 7th innings but it is really hard to speak lies and make it appear like true.

  • kentohtan

    pagkatapos ng mala-impyernong regimen ni gloria,ini-expect nyu ang madaling solution sa mga mala-impyernong problema na iniwan ng demonyita ng pampanga.

    p asalamat kayo,naiahon tayo ni pnoy mula sa impyerno,sa purgatoryo na tayo at bago matapos ang 2016,ang langit ay ating makakamtan basta maghintay ka lamang….

    • jeray

      ramdam mo ba? at papanu?

      • gie965

        ramdam namin, ikaw baka kasama ng mga komunistang yan o baka wala ka sa pinas kaya di mo ramdam……….

      • dgboy

         oo ramadam ko, wawa ka naman hindi

  • Ilonggobyblood

    Keep up the good work Mahal na Pangulo!

  • jeray

    anung investment ba na meron sa pilipinas ngayon? ang lahat nabalitaan ko ay sa panahon pa ni gloria ay nakaplano na ang maga yan. Ang hindi ko lang alam noon ang SMC,  na sa ngayon ay  ang daming investment…

    • Jpb

      ala north rail ba?

      • jeray

        na implement ba yun? di nga natuloy yun? wala syang ginawa di ba?

      • Jpb

        wala pa nakikita, baka talagang wala pa. mahina siguro siya pagdating sa investment, wala pa yung sinabi nyang bilyong dolyar na galing sa uk at us yata yun.

  • kaipepo

    Sana nga puro katotohanan ang sasabihin ni Panggulo sa kanyang SONA. Ang laganap na kagutuman, kabikabilang krimen na walang solusyon. Maski sa mga exclusive na subdivision wala ng katiyakan ang kaligtasan ng mamamayan. Ang patuloy na pagtaas ng presyo ng mga bilihin. Ang laganap na korapsyon. Hinahabol nga ang nakaraang gobyerno, paano naman yang mga korap na nakapaligid sa kanya. Ang mga cabinet officials na dapat kasuhan sa kanilang mga kapalpakan na sa isang iglap ay pinapatawad agad ni Panggulo. Ang patuloy na panggigipit sa mga farmers ng hacienda luisita. At marami pang katiwalian. Yan ang dapat sabihin nga Panggulo sa kanyang SONA dahil yan ang katotohanan. Paano magiging inspirado si Juan De La Cruz sa isang Panggulo na benggatibo? Baka pati Myanmar  mapagiwanan na tayo. Maski mga kapwa ASEAN members hindi man lang tayo sinuportahan sa problema laban sa Tsina. Paano kunyari palaban si Panggulo pero yun ka hanggang salita lang pala. Yan ang katotohanan na dapat sabihin sa SONA.

  • lostRunes

    2nd SONA:  “how because of this wang wang “attitude”, a who’s who of
    government owned and controlled corporation (GOCC) employees helped
    themselves to this and that bonus”

    You mean the PCSO “meeting”,”rice”etc bonuses you approved? Do you mean the PAGCOR head that you IMMEDIATELY absolved of any wrong doing? The license for the AK47 Llamas was carrying that he can’t produce?

    “We have fought against the wang-wang, and our efforts have yielded results.” And yet nagalit ka sa police na di nakilala convoy mo? Kung walang wangwang, wag ka na mag blinking lights di ba? Wag ka magreklamo kung matraffic ka, di ba? Di ba yan pinaglalaban mo? Na lahat dapat pantay pantay?

    Monsod: Pag nagre-report ka ba sa boss mo, you will only include the good things?

    A liar. A thief for being a lazy senator; stealing taxpayers money while doing nothing in senate and in congress, not one law was passed. Even sided with GMA for the nonplaying of the “Hello Garci” tape.

    Maraming human rights abuse ang militar. Puwede ba kitang sisihin Mr. President?

    • dgboy

       si batman yata hinhahnap mo, haha!

  • lostRunes

    CNN: President, you mention your predecessor, Gloria Macapagal-
    Arroyo, and she has been charged with election fraud. If found guilty,
    she is facing life behind bars. Are you singling her out?

    AQUINO: No, we’re not singling her out, but she was at the head of
    MISGOVERNANCE  and, as chief executive and chief executor of our laws,
    ALL OF THE TRANSGRESSIONS  should have been under her purview. She
    should have done something about it. 

    Yung ginawang corruption ng mga tao mo, wala ka rin bang gagawin?

    Ergo, Arroyo for now. Aquino you’re next!!

    • dgboy

       bring it on!

  • Belekoy

    Senator Joker Arroyo is right in his comment that President Aquino should the mentioning of the Corona impeachment in his 3rd SONA. it is not an accomplishment and he has no “hand” in its progression from drafting the articles of impeachment to its concluding result. Also, Aquino should stop blaming GMA once and for all. It is now his hands directing the destiny of this country.

    • dgboy

       para sa yo yan  pero samin silent  majority oo, so kanya kanya lang yan, hindi ka naman pinipilit eh

    • spearheads

      If Aquino will not mention GMA and Corona in his SONA, then he will have nothing else to talk. Only pure future fantasy, as usual. GMA will never be convicted as long as PNoycchio sits as president. She will be perpetually charged with all kinds of crimes that you can imagine because GMA as usual, is a convenient excuse, smokescreen. or screensaver for PNoycchio’s infinite failures in line with his “matuwid na hintuturo” government policy.

  • James


    • Russell Ariola

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    • dgboy

       eh d huwag mong basahin, problema bayun.

  • charlie_oscar

    GMA coddled China during her attempt to enrich herself with ZTE… Now China is going to rob the Philippines of the Spratley’s and millions of cubic feet of gas and oil…enough to bring the poorest out of their misery…Jobs and much needed revenue…will go to China.

    Please stand up and defend this reality if you dare? Miriam?

  • Russell Ariola

    Naknang puto kayong mga militante. Dahil sa palpak na pride, bulok at makasariling mga pananampalataya nyo, nawala ang mga base militar ng mga kano.

    Ano ngayon ang pansundot nyo sa mga nangangamkam na mga komunistang Intsik?
    Ayan unti-unting gumagapang ang mga piratang Chinese navy sa mga maliliit na isla natin sa kanlurang Palawan. Anong panlaban nyo? Mga utak biya !!!

    • UrHONOR

      MATATAPANG  lang ang mga yan basta’t alam nila naka-safety sila sa ginagawa nila.  Mas cobarde pa ang mga yan sa dilang duwag kung walang mga protectors.  Para sa akin, they mean nothing but NUISANCE.  Wala namang natutulong sa pagsulong ng bayan….puro reklamo lang ng reklamo na wala namang pinatutunguhan.  Tulad ng mga PAKA ni pandaque sa mga net fora.

      • dgboy

         yung mga nakikinabamg dyan yung mga lider nila, binibilog lang ng mga maiingay na lider nayan mga ulo ng mga militante

  • spearheads

     Let’s not beat around the bush PNoycchio! Following is a list of the top ten factual highlights of the true State of the Nation under PNoy’s two year regime:
    1. Intentional Chinese frigate stranding tantamount to “test the waters” which was practically an invasion since a warship was used. Emboldened by the gay attitude of PNoycchio, China has just announced to established a military garrison and to map the seabed for oil deposits and yet adopting a “we’re-here-to-help-you-attitude” was announced by the AFP;
    2. Crime rate increased to 36%; Just a to give an example, 20 DENR forest workers during PNoycchio’s 2 year regime and this does not even include victims of salvaging or summary executions;
    3. Denounced by an international organization for the increased in human rights violation and yet no one is apprehended or prosecuted;
    4. PNoy’s vaunted centerpiece PPP Project has no takers until now and still hibernating after 2 years.
    5. CCT scam per findings of a COA Audit Report. Yet, PNoycchio announced that the DSWD is addressing it’s own scam. No need to worry because Dinky Soliman is as pure as the sainted Cory;
    6. PNoy flaunts the meager increase of economic condition from its lowest level caused by his OWN administration. In fact, no increase since GMA left the palace. PNoy points to global meltdown as the cause of his failure but the meltdown started since 2009, yet GMA was able to keep the economy afloat. Besides, all neighboring Asean countries which are subject to the same global meltdown are doing fine. We are the laggard and will continue to be per latest UN Report.
    7. Resignations of his subordinate officials who can no longer stomach his failed policy but “kapit tuko” attitude of his KKK officials who have pending cases.
    8. All international surveys, including but not limited to US State Department Report, point to the failure of PNoy’s governance.
    9. Belated filing of another plunder case against GMA by the Ombudsman in time for PNoy’s SONA just to hoodwink the people that he has an accomplishment to boast. Two justices have already spoken to Manila Times. One averred that the lates plunder case against GMA is “susceptible to be dismissed outright.” The reason is that the basic element of plunder that is, “personally amassing wealth” is not even alleged in the charge sheet filed by the rabid laughdog Carpio-Morales. Furthermore, “the charge sheet does not even allege the ultimate facts of the offense. Instead it only alleges conclusions of law.” Another justice said that “pangSONA lang talaga yong kaso laban kay GMA.” Hoping that her witch hunting efforts will be rewarded by the appointment of Carpio as CJ. Carpio Morales upped the ante and sued Congreswoman Aurora Cerilles of Zamboanga del Sur and Gov. Gwendolyn Garciaof Cebu, just in time for PNoycchio’s additional SONA topic. Of course, PNoycchio through his blabber Lacierda are grinning form ear to ear.
    10. Unemployment, hunger, mendicancy, and all other despicable things in the Philippines continue to rise. His manufactured survey shows that hunger allegedly slightly decreased. How can this be when unemployment continues to increase, OFWs are going home because of Middle East turbulence,  and the CCT funds are given to unqualified beneficiaries who are not even poor. It does not fit.
    In sum, the preceding achievements were caused by his much vaunted battlecry that is, “matuwid na hintuturo.”
    Note behind:
    Palace just announced that PNoycchio’s third SONA will be “truthful and inspiring” which is of course, a clear admission that his previous SONA speeches were not truthful and inspiring after all.

    • Ces

       very painful…but true.

    • $14141131

      PNoycchio… the name that tells everything, I think… lol.

    • Guest

      Tahan na supot, herculubut. Inutil kang putak ng putak. Alisin mo na ang mukha mo sa puwet ni pandakekak.

  • pinayPYT

    For the militants, every administration is tuta of the US. I was wondering, what have these militants actually done to our country :(. Nagtatanong lang po at naghahanap ng kasagutan.

    • Marc

      leftists and their rebel counterparts are up for “strategic stalemate”……

    • wawangpenoy

       WALA. Dati akong aktibista nung panahon ni Marcos. I hated the way Marcos ran the country and the way they enriched themselves, pero umalis ako sa movement dahil di na ako masatisfy sa sagot sa mga tanong ko kung bakit tila komunista yata ang pinatutunguhan. Ang bibliya namin noon, yung Red Book ni Mao Tse Tung. Anyway, kaya hindi sila tumitigil ng protesta ay para tuloy-tuloy ang activity nila at hindi maging idle ang kilusan dahil pag tumigil sila nawawalan ng gana ang mga myembro at nagkakaroon ng pagkakataong makita ang nangyayari sa paligid. Ayaw ng leadership na makapag-isip ang mga myembro ng objectively. Kailangan parating kontra.

      Parang NPA ba. Kaya may mga period na panay ang ambush nila dahil kailangang maging active sila or else maiinip ang mga numundok for lack of action. Ganun din sa mga ciudad ang mga aktibista kailangang may gawin kahit walang katuturan. Isa pa, parati nilang pinangangalandakan na radical sila, which means they want to change the world by attacking the root cause kuno. Sa kanila ang root cause ay American imperialism or in modern times, neo-colonialism. Basta kahit papaano hahanap at hahanap sila ng issue. Actually mas gusto nila yung mga tipong Marcos o Gloria to justify or reinforce their existence.

  • Betz Chui

    Mr President keep up the good work 85% of Filipinos are behind you!

  • boymanok

    truthfully inspiring and  noynoying…LOL

  • GintongLahi

    Malaki ang nagawa at gagawin pa ni Pnoy tungkol sa pagbaka sa “graft and corruption” sa ating pamahalaan.  Ang pagpataw ng parusa sa mga mandarambong sa pamahalaan ay isang malaking hakbang tungo sa ikauunlad ng ating Bayan.  Pnoy is in the right path.

    • mantajao

      President Noy can ONLY be sincere to his anti-corruption efforts if he will apply the law against his KKK’s who are found doing the same as his “perceived enemies”. Or else, PNoy is hypocrite at the very least…

  • franklyn flores

    There goes again the noisy, lazy communist pest minority.Mga paste sa lipunan :) peace

  • BatangSingapore

    sa sampung sasabihin nyan ay siguradong labing isa ang mali.  intsik na abnoy kasi ang presidente.

  • dgboy

    Yan na ang mga maiingay na communista, feeling nila malaki binabayad nilang tax. 

  • John Mercado

    We are behind you Mr. President. I admire how you tackled graft and corruption on a national level, but in the provinces the trapos are still continuing their illegal acts of plunder this most be stopped.

  • comvalboy

    so far so good c pnoy nman

  • gie965

    keep up the good work mr. president…..pag masdan nyo la ang mga militanateng kakampi ng intsik ka na ya, pro kay pinoy sila at at mag banner against sa america…… naka kita ba kayo mga anti china sa kanila? mga kababayan ko imulat nyo mata nyo, ganyan ba pagiging maka bayan…. kung totoo kayo maka bayan mag protesta kayo sa chinese embassy sunugin nyo bandila nila……. wala ……… yan mga nag protesta yan dapat iboto at paniwalaan? mga front ng china at mga komunista…….

  • chitetskoy

    gusto yata ng mga komunistang militante na iyan mga Chinese ang sumakop sa atin. ewan ko ba why they hate the US so much kulang na lang gayahin nila ang mga Islamista “Death to America.” kahit namemeligro ang Pilipinas sa Spratlys/Scarborough issue “I hate USA pa rin?” wala na silang ginawang matino kundi magprotesta ng magprotesta. i hate them.


    NAKA-NGANGA na naman ang mga PAKA ni pandaquequok….naghihintay ng UTOS galing kay Mike-a-lolong.  TIRA ng TIRA para makarami mga bata….the more the merrier, kahit na walang ibig sabihin kundi panggugulo sa usapan ang pinagsasabi ninyo!

  • 4kingdaddy

    “Part of the Sona will “delineate and discuss what the President had done during the past year,” Lacierda said.”

    Is playing X-BOX included in his SONA????….he’s gotta be an expert of it by now (3 years playing)….so shouldn’t it be considered an accomplishment???…..hehehe,,,,balut naman ang kainin n’yo diyan…huwag puro penoy…baka mangamoy ng husto ang palasyo…..

  • rsanr

    Bakit maraming “qc” (quality control) sa 1str 2 years ni PNoy sa pagiging pangulo nang ating bansa? Bakit marami ang naiinip sa magiging magandang resulta sa pinaka-direchong presidente nang bayan natin? Puro kayo paekwak, tulungan natin si PNoy at LAHAT NANG MGA “BOSS” NIYA AY KAILANGAN SIYANG SUPORTAHAN AT IPAMARALI ANG DAANG MATUWID PARA SA KAPAKANAN NANG NAKAKARAMI SA BAYAN NATIN…..

    • $14141131

      Nice to help the leader but what he is doing is helping himself and his officials with the CCT, disregarding brownouts in Mindanao, hiding the Malampaya $Billion earnings, leaving Bartolome bungle the country’s peace and order, partisan politics over the economy…. It’s difficult finding his “straight path” unknown to the people… See?

  • Fulpol

    truthful, inspiring??

    truthful – nagpapatayo na ng siyudad ang China sa Spratlys
    inspiring – tara na, ubusin natin ang mga Intsik..

    truthful – natanggal na si Corona at may bagong kaso si Arroyo
    inspiring – ipagpatuloy natin ang laban sa dalawa at kanilang kampon… malayo sa mga ka-KKK ko, malilinis..

    truthful – okey na yung mining policy..
    inspiring – lalaki ang kita ng gobyerno…dadaming trabaho kaya labanan natin ang matitigas na LGU’s at Simbahan na kumokontra..

    truthful – break na kami ni Grace Lee
    inspiring – tatayo pa rin… ang aking determinasyon.. titigas pa rin…  ang aking kalooban… hindi talaga ako bading…


    … the Devil’s Advocate

    • pablosantino

      fulfol san kaba talaga panig kay pnoy o sa kaybalot?

      • Fulpol

        kailan pa ako naging panig kay pnoy at balot?


        … the Devil’s Advocate

    • fulpol_is_an_ass

      Shet, ala akong maisip na magandang ipost dito.


    Vietnam, a country that bitterly fought a long war with the United States found is now an ally of the United States. They even opened Cam Rahn Bay to the U.S. Navy ships. However, in our very own Philippines, the militants are so mad at the United States for whatever reasons but have never mentioned or protested the incursion if China’s navy in our territories, the militants have never protested the presence of the Chinese ships in Scarborough Shoal. I really wonder why? I believe that when it comes to a shooting war with China, these same people will be ready to welcome the Chinese in our motherland.

    • Meow Ming

       Eh tuta nga sila ng Tsina eh. At Tsina rin ang nagpo-pondo ng mga rally nila. At inamin rin ng mga lider nila yun.

  • mekeni62

    According to Lacierda,it is the president’s policy always to “come out with truthful facts and figures.” eh puro kasinungalingan nga ang binabandera ng Malacanang since day1. anong mga kabalbalan na naman ba ang inihanda ninyo para sa amin sa SONA?

  • pablosantino

    iba talaga pag single ang leader, maka concentrate siya sa ginagawa nya, di tulad pag may asawa na iimpluwensiyahan

  • pablosantino

    bigay ko kay pnoy is 8

  • pablosantino

    8 out of 10 bigay ko kay pnoy…sa mga negative at pessimist sa bayan natin wala akong pakialam sa inyo

  • $14141131

    Having heard the past SONA, the same trend can be expected. Attacks on the past, brags of Corona’s downfall, talks about corruption and his hyped campaign, less talk on his economic performance, silence on the brownouts and energy shortage, mentions justifications for his programs including the record 2013 budget of P45 BILLION for CCT (Continuing Corruption and Thievery) institutionalizing GMA’s notorious wickedness. They belong to the same feather.

    Taxpayers’ money must be given due respect and value by politicians, every cent of it. It must not be abused, wasted and corrupted. Foreign loans payments and national and local projects are coming from these hard-earned money given to the government by millions of Pilipinos especially the OFWs, the hero of Philippine survival. It’s a shame using these for doleouts and become an object of thievery while many OFWs sacrifice facing critical situations like war, exploitation, hijacking, chemical exposures and sub-human working condition. Local middle class work to their teeth only to have their taxes given by foolish and crazy officials to programs that don’t give returns to the economy and don’t create sustainable jobs.

    Philippine politics is now a syndicate where leaders and members haggle for their share of the booty and plunder (pork barrels, CCT, intelligence funds, commissions, overprice, etc.). No wonder Congressmen, Governors, Mayors and other elite officials earn millions just after buying votes during the elections that the electorate sadly tolerate. Talented and principled men don’t have a chance to serve in the great partisan politics in the Philippines.
    I can see the same thing that happened to Gloria will happen to the Pwesident after his term ends because of the CCT, a Continuing Corruption and Thievery.

  • TagaMlang

    Based on over-all performance, in a scale of 1-10, 10 being the highest, I would grade the president 7.  This is a barely passing grade because he has still a lot of things to do. 

    His flagship project of controlling (if not eliminating) graft and corruption is a big plus in his performance, but there are still huge tasks to be done.  In the government bureaucracies and agencies and the local governments, you can still see fixers and business transactors who think of nothing but how to break the control systems and make money.

    In the economic point of view, the GDP grew primarily due to the stimuli fund of about P70Billion that the government pump into the economy starting the last quarter of 2011, the BPO, export sectors and OFW remittances.  The growth can be sustained if the government will be able to arrest the rise of the peso which is hurting the export sectors, BPO and OFW remittances.

    On the Manufacturing side, the government should encourage the production of so many low-tech little things that we can competitively produce such as pencil, crayons, water colors, toys, dresses, shoes, belts, socks, needles, threads, computers and its appurtenances, plastic products, bolts & nuts, office furniture, canned food products, cooking oils, food additives, etc. etc. etc., rather than importing them from China.  Even if our products are a little expensive, we Filipinos should patronize them because it is one way of keeping the jobs in the Philippines for the Filipinos.  If we import them from China, we are taking away these jobs from Filipinos and giving them away to the Chinese.     

    On the Energy side, the government should really encourage the development of alternative sources such as Solar and Geothermal.  Like wise, government should invite off-shore oil prospectors/drillers in the Spratleys and West Phil Sea within our area.  There are several factors why oil price rose from $24/barrel in the 1990’s to $100/barrel in the 2000’s but the two are primarily because the world oil reserves have dwindled and China’s oil consumption tremendously increased (overtaking the USA in the world’s greatest producers of greenhouse gasses last year). It is a big opportunity for the Philippines while the demand is still there.

  • amado_guerero

    Great Job Mr. President!!! May you continue to lead us to the promise land!!!

  • $14141131

    The militants are effective components of the China subterfuge in the Philippines, a country that remain poor because of corruption and stupid leadership. It’s all partisan politics that matters for Pilipino officials – and of course their bounty. So until such time that the Philippines restore its economy, expect the militants to be very effective. Only good and decent earnings especially by the poor can quell the “progressive” China-inspired actions. Law enforcements also is so lax that squatters have boomed in Metro Manila – thanks to the stupid Lina Law.

    One question: Do you think the 2013 P45 BILLION CCT will give justifiable and fair economic returns to the country than, say, power generation and improved railway system? Or it will just be a Contuing Corruption and Thievery (CCT) that glorifies Arroyo, the brain of the program?

    • bagombong

       no, until those corrupt politicians will vanished but if those politicians names still exist until that year 2013…still Phil. is poor.

    • Fulpol

      CCT, yan ay kinopya din ni Arroyo sa ibang bansa… na ipinagpatuloy naman ni Noynoying at nilakihan pa ng pondo…

      ang problema dyaan, ang laki ng administrative cost, ilang bilyon? bakit kaya?

      CCT per se, maganda naman ang adhikain… dole out sabi nila.. totoo… pero malaki din ang impact nito sa mahihirap na pamilya.. sabi ko dati, psychologically, it can ease depression… which is true… nakakatulong para makapasok sa eskwelehan at may health care… mabuti…

      pero kung gagawin din lang naman itong long-term program ng gobyerno, mas mabuti pa gawin na laang scholarship grant… from kindergarten to college para sa anak ng mahihirap… yan dapat ang pondohan..

      at magbigay ng grant sa mga may ideya na magpapatayo ng livelihood sa mga community na maraming CCT recipients…

      kahit mayayamang bansa, mayroon din silang socialized program, kung hindi man cash ang natatanggap, in kind naman…


    • Fulpol

      kung ang CCT ginagawa laang para sa gratification ni Noynoying na sabihing bumaba na ang poverty at hunger, sa datos na lumabas sa survey, ito ay isang kapulpulan..

      kung gusto laang ni Noynoying na mahangaan siya dahil bumaba ang hunger sa kanyang panunungkulan, ito ay isang panloloko sa taumbayan… nawala ang hunger dahil sa dole out at hindi dahil sila mismo ang nagtrabaho para kumita…


      … the Devil’s Advocate

  • rosamistika16

    pwde ba magkarun din ng protesta laban sa mga nagpoprotesta? harapan magkarun ng diyalogo o debate at tignan kung ano ba talga ang ipinaglalaban nila. papiliin sila, china o amerika?

    • Fulpol

      parang yung malinaw ang mata na nakikipag-debate sa isang bulag kung maganda ba talaga ang mukha ni Miriam Defensor Santiago..

      isang katangahan ang makipag-debate sa mga protesters…


      … the Devil’s Advocate

      • rosamistika16

        para lang ba ma-satisfy ang mga nagpoprotesta at masabi nila na pinagtutuunan ng pansin din ng gobyerno o ng mga tao ang kanilang panig.  sa isang banda makikita din natin kung ano ba talaga ang point nila. pag nagkataon, baka magkarun pa ng consensus among the rightest, leftist, and the government at magkarun ng katahimikan kahit minsan man lng.

        ….the Angel’s Advocate…

  • bagombong

    madaling maikulong ang mga fixers kung gugustuhin mismo yung mga Departamento ng gobyerno where they hanging out everyday…kilala sila mismo ng mga tao ng gobyerno but bec. kumikita rin sila kaya walang tigil yan.

  • wawa2172

    I can only give 6 as rating for Noy with 7 as passing for a 10 point mark. The Philippines is still groping in almost all aspect but its improving. However, the truth of all government claims are supported by friendly media and has not really shown the real world that covers its people. CCT have miserably failed to eliminate poverty and it only pushes the poor people to beg for dole out. The government could well afford to provide menial jobs to this people specifically men who just play “tong-its” and “hantak” if not drinking or involve in illegal drugs. Corruption is limited to political enemies and only at the top level. Pagcor, PCSO and other government agencies are still involved in anomalies with Pagcor leading the way and Naguiat is well supported by Noy being his classmate. Naguiat was caught handily with his very defensive and flimsy reasoning with the VIP treatment and ongoing casino project in Manila in government partnership with notorious japanese gambling investor. Well, I am still crossing my fingers..sana di mag kamali sa pag pisil nang gatilyo si Noy against China. His K is the reason for us to worry about Noy, they could caused his downfall like other leaders in the past.

  • Yxon

    with syndicates deeply ingrained in the diff govt agencies it is a very slow and uphill climb by Pnoy.  What the militants should is not only to march on the streets and criticize, but should help in pointing on areas where these malpractices are  still going on.  elimination of corruption will give way for the others to follow: efficiency, productivity, investments, progress, crime reduction, poverty.

  • eagleclaw101

    Today, the nation don’t care anymore whether this 3rd SONA (Several Of Nonoy’s Alibis) will come out truthful and inspiring
    as what the palace author was bragging about. Saying that this speech will show
    what Noynoy says… is what he does.  2
    years tour in the presidency and all he could come up was nothing but political
    retaliation (GMA), Corona
    impeachment, Panatag Shoal showdown, Charter Change… and many more.  


    Have we seen some infrastructure projects like:  the basic facilities, services,
    and installations needed for the functioning of a community,
    such as transportation and communications systems, water and power lines, and
    public institutions including schools, renewable energy that will alleviate the
    prohibitive cost of Meralco charges?  Nothing!!                

  • pangitbudhiko

    will show what abnoy is all about, we know that already. He is a non sense guys, infact he is really NON SENSE

    • Lorelei

       Your comment really represent your username and in fact nonsense 2.

      • pangitbudhiko

        please lang wag mo akong umpisahan. okay.

        I choose my handle “Pangitbudhiko” precisely walang pretension and walang kaplastikan

      • Guest

        KSP iyan, Lorelei. Huwag mo ng patulan ang hipokritong musmos-isipan at selosong sama ng loob-inggit kay abnoy. Asahan mo na lalabas ang tunay na kapangitan ng budhi niyan. 

      • pangitbudhiko

        sabi ko naman sa iyo pumayag ka nang hindutin ko ang asawa mo, para matahimik lka na riyan, pati anak mo NA mmenor de edad, nanay mo na lulugulugo, at kapatid mo, kung gusto mo PATI NA RIN IKAW HIHINDUTIN KO NA RIN. HALA HIRIT PA PARA LALO KANG MAASAR.  Naghihitay ako ng sagot mo para ma iba ko ang aking itinerary, just post your name para mapacheck kita sa mga bata kong nbi kung anong klaseng pamumuhay meron ka at malaman ko ang itsura ng watiwat mo, dahil sa itsura ng iyong mga komento puro sama ng loob at masasamang salita ang binibitiwan mo mg pananalita, baka ganuon din ang itsura nga asawa mo baka mukhang kabayo.  

      • pangitbudhiko

        dadagdagan ko ang padadala ko sa iyo, but yung perang padadala ko sa iYo kailangan MAGPATATUO KA NG LETTER ”””L””’ SA NOO MO, BAGAY NABAGAY SA IYONG PAGKATAO.



      • pangitbudhiko

        I choose my handle ”””’PANGITBUDHIKO”””’ walang kaplastikan, when i see black i call it black, when i read blogs that insulting me or calling me names I hit back without any reservation or holding back. So what’s you call, Payag ka na bang hindutin ko ang BUONG PAMILYA MO. PADADALA KO AGANG ANG PERA VIA WESTERN UNION, but i have to know your real name para makolekta mo sa western union diyan, please post your real name.

  • Magsasaka

    dapat ilagay sa SONA na tumaas ang kuryente noong mayo, hunyo at ngayong hulyo, sona ng inang yan 

  • JJF724

    We need 1000 palparan to assasinate all those trying to disunite this nation and still resisting to this clear honest and good government of PNOY.  We need to get rid of all these pest to expedite progress and improve our defense.  These pest is the one pulling this country down.

    Again all of those Tambay, qualify your self and work abroad…  Join us OFWs

    • execute

      hahahaha…tama..ung mga nasa likod ng mga militanting yan dapat unang tigukin..mga oto2 lng nmn ung mga anjan eh…mga CRAB….lol…

    • Kayang

       Clear honest and good government…. Wake up dreamer!

    • Allan

      Ayos kuyang!

  • virgoyap

    The only reason why Archbishop Palma is not so optimistic about P-Noy is because of RH bill which the President is in favor. Had he been against RH bill like gma his Excellency would have recommended him no matter what kind of President he is.

  • Crysis_III

    Mabuhay ang militante– mga tirador ng malalambot na borat…

  • Guest

    di ba depensa at opensa sa basketball yan?

  • sigena

    mag sauna maigi pa sa sona

  • Lorelei

    No wonder why our country is in this state. It is because of this people who are trying their best to pull it down the clip. We Filipinos are suppose to be one in helping our president. To bring our nation to prosperity. But this leftist do what they are told to do. Criticize the government and the president. Is this helpful? Not at all. This is very destructive. So why they are doing this? Guess why? Even this so called religious leaders, they dip themselves in politics. My advise to them is to clean their own backyard first. Don’t be like the hypocrites. They notice the speck of wood on someone’s eye but they ignore the log in their own.

  • Ronnie Basit

    Very often, we hear people complaining about the condition in our nation always putting the blame to the current President. We are tired of hearing bad in our country. For example, that our Country lost almost 50 billion dollars to graft and corruption in the last 20 years and estimated almost 200 million is lost annuayly to graft and corruption. In addition, there are thousand of businessman in the country who do not pay taxes properly. This is why our President does his best to address such problem. President Aquino, gives the directive for the implementations of the program and sees to it that all aspects are taken care of, and one effectively and efficiently carried out. Thus, he intuits and proposes changes that are urgently needed, action should be carried that what can make our country great. Likewise, what our Citizens will need is sustained and sustainable motivation. It is equally important to have every Filipino committed to seeing his nation succeed.   

  • John

    Matagal nang tapos ang election pero marami pa ang hindi tumatangap ng talo. Mas marami ang taong critisismo lang ang ginagawa araw araw na walang pahinga. Ang mga nakikita sa rally ay mga taong parang binabayaran lamang upang tumayo at magsisigaw buong araw. Masakit sa mata, tenga at kaisipan na tayong mga Pilipino walang pagkakaisa. Punung puno tayo ng mga kampo na walang ginagawa kundi hilahin lahat ang tao sa kanilang “trabaho”.

  • kilabot

    truthful? pitong beses ni-retoke. inspiring? subukan nyong isubo yan sa nagugutom dahil walang mahanap na trabaho.


    inspiring and truthful SONA what a jerk could this president!! all we can hear are his braggadocio
    about his detention and filing of ridiculous plunder against GMA, the impeachment of corona that will be his hallmark achievements!! how about the proliferating criminality senseless killings by the riding tandem hit squad, smuggling and unproper payment of taxes in the BOC where PALAKASAN and PADRINO is still rampant at the BOC, continuing unpunishment of the criminal gang MILF and NPA, drug pushers and drug manufacturer of Shabu and other drug related gang are proliferating within Metro Manila and the provinces this are the true SONA of the country the real situation in the streets of manila and the provinces!

  • Jonathan Santos

    dapat sa mga tao na to ipakulong lahat eh. kau ang salot sa lipunan. sa halip na nakakatulong sana kau sa gobyerno eh kayo pa tong nakakasira. dapat sinusuportahan nyo ang pangulo natin but you guys trigger more damage than to help. 

    crazy people. panay reklamo. wala nang narinig kundi mga reklamo.

    magtayo kaya kayo ng sarili nyong bansa. sa pamumuno nyo tignan natin kung magtagal.
    tyak kayo kayo din mag aaway. dahil puro kayo sisi sisi sisi puro sisi sa gobyerno sa kung anung estado ng buhay nyo ngayon. pero sa sinasayang nyong panahon sa pag rarally na dapat ay nagiging productive kau sa Pilipinas e pawang kawalang matinong isip lamang.  Lets Grow up.

    Stupid Activists.

    • Bert

      psssttt, di lang mga aktibista ang mga nagrereklamo uuyyy…..


    sick and tired of SONA where nothing is achieve mostly promises to be broken, lies to be peddle, a small lady is the source of his predicament, no wang wang but more mang mang sa ulo of pnoy!!

    • Handiong

      You’re invited to listen, nonetheless. And I’m sure you will.

    • Handiong

      By the way, Arrancar, what did you lose when PNoy became President?

      • regd

        His sanity. A trip to the mental institution is imminent. Wait…he already is! His open indignation is just a healthy obsession. Dumb people needs outlet too, they’re all over the place.

      • Handiong

        Ha-ha-ha! Love you regd.

  • poltergeist_fuhrer

    7 times na ulitin ang speech????it means it is not TRUTHFUL!!!…..

    if u r true to urself talking to others, specially the people…once is enough…7 times means he is so unsure…hence, not true

  • akosimickeymouse

    Dito sa mundo dalawa lang pwede mangyari…”ang mga negatibong tao puro negatibo din ang makukuha nila, kung ikaw ay positibo tiyak positibo din mapapala mo”…etong mga ralliyista gulo at ingay ang gusto nila, magulong buhay din ang nag-aabang sa kanila” 

    • Francis81

       Ang mga Katipuneros nuon ay negatibo sa mga mapang-aping Kastila at ng dahil sa kanila nagkaruon tayo ng kalayaan! Ang mga tao nuon ay negatibo sa mga nananakop na hapon kaya pinaglaban nila ang Bansa at nagtagumpay sila!  Nuong panahon ng Martial Law negatibo ang tao kay Marcos kaya nagkaroon ng EDSA I.

  • domingo,jr

    lets wait to what he will say..ppp’s must commence immediately to create more jobs locally to lessen the impact of external woes like the euro crisis..pnoy must focus on achieving the investment grade.. remember we are only one notch behind to attain the will definitely help boost our economy as more investors will come in..

    let’s hope and pray as one nation..

  • akosimickeymouse

    Sa totoo lang, tinatambangan si Pnoy ngaun ng dalawang pamilya at nagpupundo eto para sirain ang diskarte ni Pnoy ang una “ang nakaraang administrasyon na ngaun ay nahaharap sa daming allegasyon at ang pangalawa ” ang mahigpit na kaaway ng mga Aquino sa pulitika na siyang dahilan ng “people power nuon at gusto na rin maging presidente para sila na nman ang papalit sa administrasyon”….ganito ang pulitika sa Pilipinas….

  • flip1sba

    Some of these militants are China’s puppets!

    • Rainero Sanchez

       No, they go wherever they got PAID.


    For His Mediocrity BS Aquino, smoke & mirrors strategy are already truthful facts…hahahaha, it’s always been a mediocre predicament… Lacierda & Valte are always there to spoon feed the media about it.
    Hahahahaha, it’s always fun when you have the mediocre seated at Malacanan!

    • regd

      And I thought you’re talking about PNoy until I notice the last word. Parallel universe?

    • Rainero Sanchez

       And who’s genius for you, GMA and her cohorts?

    • John

      sayang ang avatar mo,
      joserizal my a ss.

  • Atlason

    I just can’t believe that Lacierda said that  “what President Aquino says is what he does” in describing what the SONA will be all about. BS Aquino had been proven to break his promises and his mediocre performance does not inspire confidence in the populace at all where the people are mired in poverty as PNoy’s allies like Dinky are engaged in anomalous CCT transactions per COA 2011 discovery & report, breaking the “daang matuwid” promise.

    • Francis81

       Ang last part lang ng SONA ang pinaniwalaan ko na totoo nung sinabi ni Pweenoy na “Kayong Gumawa”.  Totoo yun kasi survival na talaga ang Pilipino kaya sila na lang ang gumagawa ng  paraan para mabuhay.  Totoo tin yun kasi si Pweenoy ay walang ginawa!

  • Rainero Sanchez

    I grew up with Marcos. And all of the presidents up to GMA  have promised economic recovery and prosperity but we still remain as we are. It’s CORRUPTION that rots our system. I support Pnoy on his “Daang Matuwid” as the absolute first step towards economic prosperity.

  • fuctore

    So, Ano na ang napala ng overhyped campaign slogan ng mga dilaw na,
    Ibig sabihin pala nito’y , nagkalat pa din ang mga magnanakaw sa administrasyon ni Mr. Righteous kuno. yun nga lang, puro kina gloria lagi naka focus si Abnoy, at yung mga tuta nya ay ubod ng lilinis. kaya ending, Yagit pa din ang Pinas.

    • Francis81

       Kung Walang Kurap Walang, Mahirap! E bakit dumami ang mahihirap?  At ang mga kurap na KKKKK tulad nina Naguiat, Virginia Torres, Ochoa, Purissima, Abad, Soliman, Llamas at marami pang iba ay hindi man lang inimbistigahan o kinasuhan!

      • akosimickeymouse

        puro ka lang kasi dakdak na walang basehan….kung may ebedinsya ka file ka nang kaso para malinawan…..

      • Bert

        saan naman mag file, sa doj or ombudsman? Puro naman tuta ng malacanang yan eh……

  • Indoy

    Sana doon din sa spratly sila mag rally at sa scarborough

  • Francis81

    As usual pangakong napako! Hindi naman truthful ang SONA, puro kasinungalingan pati statistics, saan kaya kinuha ni Pweenoy yun? Malayong malayo sa data ng NCSB at ng paborito niyang SWS?


    I think President Noynoy, with all due respect, should step down and give way to Jejomar Binay.. aka the Barack Obama of the Philippines.  Kay Binay gaganda ang ating buhay!

    • Rainero Sanchez

      Binay? ;) try to scrutinize his political line-up kung gaganda ba ang ating buhay.

    • frudo

      paano ka nakakasiguro 

    • $14141131

      If Binay will become the President and just do an Obama act in the Philippines, forget it. Obama is a great disappointment to the _Americans. Huge government spending, failure in the stimulus program which most of his campaign contributors received loans only to end up bankrupt like Solyndra and others, stabilized unemployment and huge government spending that America is finding difficult to pay federal loans. America under Obama is spending beyond her means. Obama is just a liberal media creation.

  • juan masikap

    President Noynoy  Aquino is so far the best president we ever have, compared to other past president. walang napangako sa kanyang mga pangako sa bayan tulad ng sinasabi ng mga walang magawang  militante kundi magprotesta at pasamain ang imahe ng Pilipinas, Nangangalahati palang si Pnoy sa kanyang termino, at wag sana tayong adelentado, imbes tulungan natin sya na maiangat ang bayan tungo sa mabilis na pag unlad.   Mabuhay ka Pinoy, go! go! go!

    • Bert

      Walang napako sa kanyang pangako? What about the FOI Bill and the election promise that he will SIGN A WAIVER of his bank accounts for the sake of transparency, accountability and good governance?

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