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Protesters call Aquino’s 2-year rule pro-foreigners, ‘mostly talk than work’

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MANILA, Philippines—Militant groups describe the administration of President Benigno Aquino III on Monday morning along Commonwealth Avenue as “maka-dayuhang rehimen (regime catering to foreign interests),” a few hours before he delivers his third State of the Nation Address.

Despite the rains, protesters earlier from various militant groups led by Bayan-Southern Tagalog staged their protest, estimated by police at 500, past 10 a.m. near Ever Gotesco Mall on Commonwealth Avenue, which is about three kilometers from Congress at the Batasang Pambansa Complex.

The protesters burned effigies of Aquino and Uncle Sam as highlight of their early program.

“President Aquino’s two years in office is mostly talk than work. Three Sonas later, P-Noy (Aquino’s preferred nickname) is still pointing his fingers to his predecessor with no clear direction for the Filipino people,” said Leo XL Fuentes, Bayan-Southern Tagalog Secretary General.

Sona iffigy burning

Like what they’ve been doing in the past Sonas, effigies of President Aquino and Uncle Sam are burned early Monday by militant groups. Photo by Frances Mangosing, INQUIRER.net

He claimed that people in Southern Tagalog “have realized President Aquino’s indifference to their plight in addressing socio-economic issues such us genuine land reform, descent wages, quality and affordable education.”

On Sunday, Bayan-Southern Tagalog led protesters starting from San Pedro, Laguna, to the US Embassy, Mendiola and Batasan to air their sentiments against the administration.

The protesters arrived shortly before 7 a.m., where it held a regional program narrating the real state of the Southern Tagalog region in the two years under Aquino.

Superintendent Marcelino Pedroso, head of Task Group Ever estimated that protesters would swell to 5,000 by Monday afternoon.


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  • http://twitter.com/Perdition2012 Rey Gan

    Fed-up with this old antics from a long-gone ideology. Magtrabaho na lang kayo ng matino, at wag umasa sa pinaghirapan ng iba.  Yung iba pa diyan malay ba natin mga hakot na NPA.

    • patriotic_act

      I agree.. this people dont pay taxes at all, this people have 10 or more children even without sources of income to feed them or put them to school.. yet they are the first ones who complain..

      this people are the bane of our society, they are all “dependents” which means they will never become “assets” of our country but more of a “liability”.

      I will support a total purge of them all.

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

    tumulong na lang sana mga protesters na hukayin nag mga kalansay ng mga binaon sa mass grave ng mga npa.

  • quirinomayer

     Ang gusto naman talagang mangyari ng mga traidor na ito e mapasailalim sa CPP/NDF/NPA ang bansa natin. Hanggat mangyari yon, walang tigil ang kanilang protesta at  banat sa kung sinumang nasa Malacanang.

     Lahat ng naniniwala na ang Bayan Muna ay salot sa bayan, iboto itong comment na ito.

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/JKS7Y3WBUOJPOMTYPCRXSKW7KM Franzeline Perdubal

    Walang silbing pagsisigaw kasi ang layunin ay patumbahin ang gobyerno, mahusay man o hindi ang nakaupo. 

    Walang silbi na mga tra idor ng bayan. DUn kayo sa bundok maghimutok.

  • johnllander

    Protesters, all-year round every year, all protests without work.

    Mga tamad! 

  • tomadachi888

    pinapatulan kasi ng media kahit wala ng sense ang mga sinasabi ng mga komunistang Bayaran Muna !

    • patriotic_act

      tama ka dyan kabayan, sulsol yang media na yan eh..

      hindi katulad dati na they still practice “Responsible Journalism”.. ngayon hindi na, kahit obviously mali yung tao pinapalabas pa ring biktima ng media.. (nasagasaan sa riles, tumatawid sa commonwealth ave, hamog boys etc)

      pati maliit na bata iniinterview at tinatanong about sa palagay nya sa pagdedemolish ng bahay nila as squatters.. san ka pa?

  • Belekoy

    Why is the past two years of rule by Aquino “just talk no work”? Because the system of government is working fine for the rich, so Aquino can’t do anything else to change the course of domination of the ruling class against the poor. Thus, the third SONA is expected to be empty when it comes to accomplishments relating to economic emancipation of the masses.

  • Hey_Dudes

    Don’t these rent a mob protesters know when to take a vacation?  Full time job ba itong protest ng protest?

  • TiradorDelaMuerte

    kapag ginawa mong primary requirement yung ITR para sa lahat ng gustong sumali sa mga rally, palagay ko walang matitira dyan sa mga iyan. gusto lahat ibigay at ilibre na lang para sa kanila.

  • Ronald_18

    Why they don’t protest in front of the Chinese Embassy? They always blamed the government and US, what’s funny most of these protesters doesn’t pay taxes because of no legitimate income. In my opinion they don’t have the right to express their sentiments, dahil wala naman sila na iiambag sa kaban ng bayan.

    I hope the PNP will beat them hard for any untoward incident. No more maximum tolerance please…

  • Betz Chui

    Alam kaya ng mga rallyist na ito, ang inis at galit ng taong bayan sa kanila? Perhuwisyo sa daan at pampagulo…magsiuwi kayo at magtanim ng kamote, wag kayo ngawa ng ngawa….pagod na ang sambayanan sa inyo for the past 30 years…wala kayong nagagawang mabuti…

    • patriotic_act

      alam nila yun, kaya nga hinahassle nila tayo eh.. kasi hindi nila matanggap na tayo umasenso pero sila hindi.

  • patriotic_act

    the funny thing about this militants, rallyist, leftist, activist and communist is they always generalize “poverty” without even thinking that they themselves cannot make themselves prosperous thus they hate those who are.. and they blame the government for the predicament they (or their parents) themselves are actually the one responsible..

    “dependency” thats what this people are.. thus they are a “liability”.

  • Betz Chui

    Rally ito ang mga salot sa lipunan at mga komunistang walang magawang matino…pagod na ang taong bayan sa inyo….hindi nyo ma ma gets???Wala ng pumapatol sa inyo…laos na kayo.

  • franklyn flores

    Here comes the noisy communist Monority na mangingikil at salot sa bayan. Paminsan minsan kailangan natin ang tulad ni Palparan

  • migratorus

    Ito ang mga tao ang dapat dalhin sa Spratlys, Hinde nga nakakatulong, ang lakas mag reklamo! Ayaw din nila ang mga Amerikano makialam sa Spratly issue, eh di kayo na lang ang mag bantay sa ating karagatan sa Spratly total ang tatapang naman ninyo! Labas niyo ang tapang niyo doon.

  • pfc_kulapu

    MGA TRAYDOR NG BAYAN. MAGSILAYAS NA KAYO DITO SA PILIPINAS.
    wala kayong naidulot ng maganda sa bayan. MGA SALOT KAYO….
    This group are funded by greedy evil communist china….

  • patriotic_act

    they have all the time to create those intricate effigies to burn..

    yet they dont have time to find a legitimate job.. pity

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/TKDGAAHNYTUQ5PSYX4CDPVWZUU Xela

    mag pa gupit kayo at ma ligo !!!!!!!!!!!! wala man din kayo na itulong…………..mag trabaho kayo!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • lapasan

    Instead of rallying and protesting, there are many positive and productive ways you can do to help your community and other people. Why not join with other groups to plant trees, to clean our canals of plastics and garbage and cleaning our houses and community so that we can get rid of mosquitoes and other diseases. I also want your presence to help other affected people during time of calamities such as typhoons and floods. Those are just small ways that you can contribute to the community. But somehow, the people will take notice of that, and they will appreciate you.

    • Epherjenny

      mismo!!!!!

  • ano ikaw

    Stupido talagang mga rallyalistang ito! They should rally towards the CHINESE EMBASSY at hindi sa kaibigang USA….TAN+G-A!

  • ano ikaw

    DAANG TUWID ATTENTION: Ban these leftist groups, charge them with treason, investigate the source of their funds… make them pay taxes. Pang-gugulo lang ang mga minorities na ito.

  • bogger007

    Para nman kayong may na gawa sa bayan, puro lang kayo pam-pagulo. Bakit sa US kayo galit? Is something fishy here.

    • $25214711

      Na deny yung visa application nila.

  • UrHONOR

    ANAK sa KAGANG….ano ang gusto ng mga TNL na yan?  Sa halip na magpakita ng kasiyahan at utang-ng-loob dahil sa mga magandang nangyayari sa bayan tulad ng malakas na ekonomiya at pagsasampa ng kaso sa mga MAGNANAKAW, MANGUNGULIMBAT, at MANDURUGAS ng bayan sa lahat ng dako ng pamahalaan, hayun, nagpapagamit sa kung kani-kaninong sala-ulang kaisipan at, tulad ng karamihan na bayaran na naglilipana sa internet, basta’t may bayad, kahit ano papasukin.  Pero, hindi na magtatagal ang ganyang kaugalian at pamamaraan dahil sa takbo ng mga baag-bagay sa bayan sa mga sandaling ito, magbabago tungo sa kaunlaran ang ating bansa at marami, kundi lahat, ay mabibiyayaan ng grasyang ito.  Mas marami ngayon ang nakikinabang sa takbo ng kalakal sa bayan at humihigit na ngayon ang tinatawag na MIDDLE CLASS sa buong bayan.  At kapag nakuha natin ang TNL na pinaglalabanan na lupa sa Spratly’s, tiyak yon, SASAGANA ang lahat at magsisibalikan na ang lahat ng OFW dahil sa bayan natin mismo, aapaw ang trabaho at negosyo.

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/ZIMDBOOE2ISUQG2Q2HC6FV54C4 JaDee P

    these people are the true-to-life example of no brainers. 

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_O63ZT5GZR5RHJUQIVBXWQGSGDA joy

      hindi naman cguro….gutom lang ang mga yan naghahanap ng pagkain and this is one of the ways they get food and funds.

      • $25214711

        kahit saang rally nandun yang grupong yan, kahit sa demolisyon ng skwater nandun sila. Yun siguro ang trabaho nila at pa sweldo sila ng party list.

  • Vernon UK London

    I ask this govt to investigate these groups.

    (1) Where they get their fundings
    (2) Who are behind them
    (3) Tax them
    (4) Charge them with treason

    They are a nuisance of the society— abusing our democratic institutions while patronizing communisms ( NDF , China etc).

    • magiting78

      No need their fund is coming from union dues of workers, they make the daily wages work a milking cow, as well as they take fund from revolutionary tax from farmers.

      • $25214711

        Akala ko sa party list dahil nasa umbrella organization nila yung partylist ni colmenares? Kasi araw araw nalang silang nagra-rally kagaguhan namang hindi sila nagtra-trabaho? baka yun ang trabaho nila at sinuswelduhan sila ng partylist? may pork barrel yun diba?

  • What, Me worry?

    Pnoy – Pro Foreigners.

    Militants – Pro Invaders.

    Mabuhay ka, General Palparan!!!

  • DCalifornia

    These protestors comprise of uneducated, easily manipulated, desperate, hopeless dregs of society. I hope they come on to this site and read this comment.

  • Pork_Republik

    These are the kind of people Holmes should play target practice with.

  • maorag44

    Bakit kaya hindi sila umiimik kapag Tsina ang nandedehado?  Pero kapag Amerika, tumapak lang ang isang sundalo dito, paos na sa kaka-protesta.  Dahil ba sa funding ng Tsina?  Nagtatanong lang.

  • dani77777

    Lost cause. Naghahanap  na lang ng pandamay ang mga ito.

    Mga salot ng lipunan.

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/R4YOCRZDE5JBDT7UGI54KTZD5M Jpb

    Lumalabas tuloy na para sila ang kalaban ng bayan. Sa palagay ko lang marami sa kanila ang hindi alam kung ano ang ipinaglalaban nila kung meron man. Ang alam lang siguro ay may makain habang nanggugulo at may bayad din syempre bawat pagsali sa panggugulo.

  • Epherjenny

    come to think of it, may gobyerno bang kinatigan at bonggang bonggang sinuportahan ng mga aktibistang ire?!?! di kya blinded sila sa mga pinagngangangawngaw nila sa tuwing may rally sila? sila kaya ang umupo sa posisyon…i doubt they will bring positive change…lalo may pagkacommunista ang idealism nila…wala lang….

  • MonMayuga

    These militants, why don’t you march to the Chinese embassy and protest against that country’s aggressive and belligerent stance against its small and weak neighbors? Why don’t these militants burn the Chinese flag instead?

    These good-for-nothing group has not done this country any good.

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_LFQCCGSJWSMP4I7AY4RBYSDDQI Isko

       I totally agree with you.

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

      Burn Chinese flag? Pnoy won’t like that……

  • $15469930

    Karamihan dito sa mga militante ay walang mga prisipyo at nagpapahirap sa pi.

  • Al Calde

    dapat hindi na pinapansin ang mga trouble makers, these leftist are for their own interest!

    Ano ba talaga ang gusto niyong mangyari? may sulosyon ba kayo?

    This should be in the tabloid and is not deserving to be in a national newspaper!

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_XIJY2MSBTT7VT256PTE7VDEFPM JOJIE

    Mga kulang sa pansin at walang magagawa ang mga yan. Wag nyo nalang kase pansinin. Binibigyan pa kase ng coverage ng media kaya lalong nag i ingay na akala alam ang pinagsasabi tungkol sa economiya. Mga bulakbol sa school ang mga yan noon at ngayon.  

  • pubringjuandelacruz

    lumabas na naman ang mga bobong ire!

  • josephu777

    Mga peste. Iyong China pinipilit angkinin ang teritoryo ng Pilipinas pero itong mga traidor na ito panig pa sa China.

    Imperialistng Kano? hindi.

    Imperialistang Intsik? Oo, alalahanin mo ang Tibet.

  • anu12345

    May hula ako kung sino ang nagbayad sa mga ito. At saka, bigyan mo ng tig-iisang green card ang mga iyan tiyak na love na nila si Uncle Sam.

  • just_the_guy

    Akala ko ba concerned din sa environment ang mga ito. Bakit tuwing magra-rally sila dumadagdag pa sila sa carbon emission pag nagsusunog sila?



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