Sen. Marcos flirts with idea of running for president



Senator Ferdinand “Bong-Bong” Marcos. AFP FILE PHOTO

MANILA, Philippines – Still four years before the 2016 elections but Senator Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. is now tickled with the idea of returning to Malacañang,  his home for more than 20 years before his father, the late dictator Ferdinand Marcos, was toppled in an uprising in Februrary1986.

The senator could not hide his excitement when a reporter teased during a press conference on Wednesday that he should consider running for president in 2016.

“You, you work for it. Let’s see how it will turn out. Who knows..,” Marcos told the reporter in jest. He did not elaborate.

The senator also admitted that he was “extremely” excited about the new partnership of his group, the Nacionalista Party, with President Benigno Aquino III’s Liberal Party. The two parties forged a partnership for the 2013 elections.

“Very excited, extremely excited. Finally, I’m not in the opposition after what, 15 years..? It’s a new experience for me,” he said.

And Marcos did not mind sharing a stage with Aquino to endorse common candidates in next year’s election, saying he had been accustomed to such situation with the President several times.

“So what’s wrong with that?  You see you can’t get [past 1986]. We already passed ’86…been there , done that…,’” he said.

Marcos clarified though that the partnership between LP and NP was only for  tactical alliance for the polls, and not for something else.

“This is for election [purposes]. This is not for policy [reasons]… not for ideology or policy. Our parties are only for the election,” he pointed out.

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  • boypalaban

    bakit di niyo pa simulan ni Noynoy maghalikan?

  • Ommm

    Simply forget it…don’t even think about it…ever hear the expression “like father, like son”?….the people of this country are not complete imbeciles….are you really serious or on some mind altering drugs??

    • Gene

       pwede rin like mother like son

  • Fred

    Sige subukan mo at ng maka experience ka ng talo this time around.
    The nerves !!!

  • boypalaban

    medyo Off Topic:

    sa mga proRH, isa sa dahilan ng paghihirap yang pamilyang yan…sila
    ang sisihin ninyo…at bawiin din ang pera at lahat ng ninakaw ng mga
    yan at mga crony nila para pampalago ng kabuhayan dito…o kaya pambili
    ng contraceptives..hindi na sa tax ng ordinaryong mamamayan….daming
    pera ng mga hinayupak na yan…

  • prince_janus


  • Betz Chui

    wow…ang kapal…………

    • boypalaban

       ang kapal ng wax doon sa naka-display sa Batac..

  • WeAry_Bat

    “been there , done that na kami e,’” he said.

    Why not rest and keep quiet then.  I am just baffled people nationwide elected him as senator.

  • Diepor

    My foreign coworkers thinks its really amusing with Filipino nick names.They use it to for kids , its qute to be called baby when you are a baby , not when you are a 40 year old man.

  • No Bull, Just Facts

    The Marcoses should have been killed a long time ago, like the khadaffis of Libya.

    • malek_abdul

      Okay…make the first move. The Marcoses are loved in Northern Luzon especially the Ilocanos. If it were not…they could have not been elected. Most people who hate the Marcoses are the tagalog speaking Filipinos.

      • indiosbravos2002

        You must be from the North because when you say Tagalog speaking Filipinos thats 99% of Filipinos. Bwahahaha.

      • boypalaban

         my kababayan right or wrong…tsk tsk…
        kumusta nga pala yung mga pinatay sa ilocos region nung panahon ng diktadura?

  • Jester Vince Pelaez

    GORDON 2016!

  • Lhoylhoy

    I won’t take a risk! I won’t vote for him

  • Renz Roger

    Basta pauloy lang sta barbara project.

  • Joel Santiago

    Bonggang bonggang Bongbong!

    • boypalaban

      Presidente siya ng Federacion ng malalandi……

  • Mabuhay

    Parang awa mo na wag na…ang santol ay di nagbubunga ng mangga….D best thing for bongbong to do is to apologize to the Filipino people on behalf of his’s not too late to apologize Mr.  Marcos Jr.

  • Mabuhay

    Ilocanos have distorted sense of idolatry……pag nag idolize sila ng tao wala silang pakialam kahit diktador pa yan o kriminal tsk tsk…shortsighted ang mga ilocano….they always volunteer to be blind…..pwe pwe pwe…ang yayabang pa ng mga ilocano pwe….

    • REALcatfish

      pwe ka rin. at hindi ko idol ang mga marcos kahit ilocano ako. 

      • Paliwaweng

        oo nga, ako din.

    • malek_abdul

      Just like the Kapampangans doing for Gloria. Siguro isa ka sa mga tagalog na busit na busit sa mga Marcos kaya ganyan ang mga comments mo. Mayabang ang mga ilocano kasi meron ipagyayabang…eh ikaw? NGANGA!!!!

      • boypalaban

         inamin mo na proud ka kay marcos

    • BenA

      I don’t know where you acquired that kind of wisdom. I think you are one of the worst products of the barbaric past. Myself? No matter what corner in the Philippines anybody hails from I consider him my brother Filipino, and no matter where on earth he needs my help I will be more than willing to give a hand. Every people or province in the Philippines made a contribution for what we are. And I tell you that most of the corrupt SOB’s in government today are not Ilocanos. I do not mean to accuse or defend Ilocanos. Rather we are governed by the rules of law. Ilocanos or not , if found guilty of breaking the law must suffer the consequences of his action.How about you eating more corn chips so you could drive away your insanity, bro.?

    • mary jane

      I am a full  blooded  Ilocano but I hate the Marcoses for what they did to the Philippines and Ninoy

  • Jun Go

    naku mga kababayan gisingin ang mga sarili, wag na wag nyong papayagang bumalik sa poder ng malacanang ang mga marcoses.

    pangalagaan ang darating pang mga henerasyon


  • Hey_Dudes

    I suppose when there is no more rhyme or reason not even applicability of something worth sinking your mind into, you could just amuse yourself into believing – When God made his decision to make the outer skin layer of living things on earth notably animal kingdom, those he tasked on delivering his wishes erred.  Instead of adding more layer of skin to the elephant and rhinos among others, human beings in general and the Marcoses in particular got the thickest hide which explains their ability to be shameless.

  • Noy2

    And Marcos did not mind sharing a stage with Aquino… saying he had been accustomed to such situation with the President several times. THE NERVE!
    “So what’s wrong with that?  You see you can’t get [past 1986]. We already passed ’86…been there , done that…,’” he said. DOUBLE: THE NERVE!!

    Marcos clarified though that the partnership between LP and NP was only for  tactical alliance for the polls, and not for something else. CHEAP POLITICS!“This is for election [purposes]. This is not for policy [reasons]… not for ideology or policy. Our parties are only for the election,” he pointed out. C’MON! CALLING LP, YOU’RE BEING BADMOUTHED HERE, YOU’RE BEING LABELED AS GOOD FOR NOTHING!

  • rising_phoenix40

    Why not?

  • $23257130

    mabuhay si bongbong marcos. ang tunay na pag asa ng bayan!

    • indiosbravos2002


    • kishbuff

      Ang ina mo!

    • boypalaban

      mabuhay si bongbong marcos. ang tunay na MAY PAGNANASA sa bayan!

    • Renz Roger

       pano si binay?naluko na.

    • Juan Tamadachij

      kala ko si lito lapid ang tunay na pag asa ng bayan…

    • barangayboso


    • Paliwaweng

      dugyot ka

    • Jose

      Pag-aso ng bayan! Sigurado “in” na naman ang salitang tuta.

  • Mark Philip Wu

    Bongbong saying “you can’t get past 1986…” like it’s no big deal. It was a huge, gigantic, nation-changing deal Bongbong, of course we can’t get past it. Learn to live with it

  • Ricky


    • Jun Go

      cambodia? not at all.  have been there.

      but one thing i agree, nalampasan na nga tayo ng maraming member ng asean, dahil sa dami ng magnanakaw sa gobyerno.

      • indiosbravos2002

        Si Marcos nagsimula ng big time corruption sa government, not sure whwre RICKY is coming from.

    • Mark Philip Wu

      Eto ba ang magaling na economy na sinasabi mong gingawa ni Marcos? “When Marcos assumed presidency in 1966, the foreign debt of the Philippines stood below $1 billion. When he fled Malacañang in February 1986 during the first People Power, the country had a foreign debt of $28 billion.”

    • indiosbravos2002

      WOW! I dont know if you came from a alternate reality time warp. Economically, all Marcos did was to take on foreign loans, pocket the money and leave us in the crapper. Militarily, AFP officers were politicized and were taught to be used for personal gains.

      We were #2 before Marcos time in Asia but slid during Marcos time to the bottom. The presidents before him with the help of the US were actually the ones who brought us to economic prosperity, NOT MARCOS. Get your story right BOI!

    • Khaye

      hala may tanga o! our economy took a free fall while our neighbors rose during most of the Marcos years, specially during the early 80s. Anong pinagsasabi mo na we were on top, saang katarantaduhan mo yan nakuha? sa google lang makikita mo na ang mga datos. matuto ka nga magresearch.

    • Gene

       Justified and pagiging corrupt ng mga marcos?  Sir, sigurado ka ba sa mga pinagsasabi mo?  Di ka naniniwala na ang laki ng kinurakot ng pamilyang marcos sa pilipinas na naging dahilan sa paghihirap natin?  Granting na maganda nga ang resulta, hindi ito makaka-justify sa corruption na nagyari.

    • Juan Tamadachij

      In this day and age of the internet, specially google, there is really no excuse for posting what appears to be dumb and un-researched data about an issue as sensitive and close to the belly as this issue is..

    • boypalaban

       ang alam kong top militarily ay yung mga bangkay ng mga sinalvage…patong patong on top of one another…

    • boypalaban

      o siya sige…di na kita papatulan sa mga argumento…baka yung iba dito type ka pang patulan…mabobobo ako sa yo….

    • Flavio

       imee , ikaw ba ‘yan ?

      • boypalaban

         president yan ng Marcos Loyalist Forever…tagapunas ng salamin ng wax na nakadisplay sa Batac…

    • Paliwaweng

      kelan ka pinanganak ha? saan mo napulot yang mga baluktot na katuwiran mo. Maya konte, sasagutin kita, kumakain kasi ako.



    • REALcatfish

      weh. mandarambong si erap.

    • boypalaban

      bakit di nalang silang tatlo magbarilan…baka mas ok pa yun kesa maging presidente isa sa kanila…

    • Ed Molina

      bakit nasali sa usapan ang BUTO?

  • dor


  • Brains

    HE WILL – be president……

    • sakinlang


    • Flavio

       …of the PTA !

    • boypalaban

       President ng FEDERACION NG MALALANDI…bagay…

  • Khaye

    Sige patakbuhin na yang Marcos na yan para maisampal sa kanya ng mga pinoy ang pagkatalo. ang kapal ng apog, hindi pa nga nila inaamin ang mga kabalastugan na ginawa ng pamilya ninyo noong diktador pa ang  kanilang ama. iboboto ko na lang si Erap kung wala ng choice kesa makita ang isa nanamang Marcos sa Malacanang!

  • indiosbravos2002

    Lets see if NP is stupid enough to pull this stunt!

  • aim_up

    Diyos na mahabagin . . . Marcos na naman??????

  • Khaye


  • kishbuff

    Put@*# in%! Magunaw na sana ang mundo!

    • boypalaban

      ooooops kakain pa ako sa mga dinner buffet…
      sana matunaw na ang mga marcos…

  • Nette

    Now we can test how Filipinos discern.

    • Juan Tamadachij

      I think their discernment have been tested many times over.. e.g., we have the likes of binay and family, erap and family as proof of discernment or lack thereof.   

  • JuanTamadachi

    Should it ever come to pass that Marcos Jr becomes President of the Philippines, then the Filipino people is not worth dying for. 
    Let us not allow those who died fighting to restore democracy to our country, die for nothing.. Never Again..

  • Hey_Dudes

    Ang ating bansang Pilipinas ay napapaligiran ng maraming bayawak na kasing laki ni Lolong!

  • PinoyPinoyako

    What??? ewan ko nga kung paano ito na-elect as Senador…Dream ka na lang Marcos Jr…Ingat lang baka bangungutin ka sa dami ng kabulastugan na ginawa ng family mo sa ating country…

  • Constantine

    This is a democratic country. Sen Bongbong Marcos can run as President in 2016 but he will lose badly. That’s all!!!!!!!!

    • boypalaban

      ang problema nga lang baka manuhol yan at marami na namang mauto…lalo na yung mga naniniwala ngayon na the greatest president daw si Ferdinand Idi Amin Marcos…

    • belairskycrapper

        … DO NOT ..  judge the book by its cover. the marcoses clans still have billions
            to feed the mouths of the needy’s and the the poors  and to fill up the pockets
            of the greedy’s who comes in millions. as the saying goes…, like the father , so, 
            is the son … not to mention the daughter and the mother, otherwise they should
            had been long time erased, eradicated and their names forgotten in the history
            of politics and elections. but they are still there in shining armour as congressman,
            governor, senator and comes 2016 … who knows … president of the philippines…
            the second martial law and the filipinos obviously will never learned …. money
            talks and bullssssshits  …….. walks ….

  • dikoy321

    Lolong, the LARGEST crocodile on earth, should be simply renamed  MARCOS!

  • Paliwaweng

    dyan lang sa ilocos ka sikat! Katatapos lang bayaran ang mga inutang ng tatay mo, andyan ka na naman? Anong palagay mo sa mga pinoy? Nakakakilabot isipin.

  • magiting78

    It is clear..even Noynoy knew that the Old Marcos was not behind the assassination of his father Ninoy…The old Marcos statement…” No one can replace me as president of the Republic of the Philippines except Ninoy”….Enrile, Ramos and other opposition felt bad about this statement…they made a plan to over thrown Marcoses…the best thing to do is to take down Ninoy so that people would think Marcos is behind….what a brilliant idea….but to think if you are in the position of Marcos are going to kill Ninoy knowing that he is your main opponent, people would go against you…Noynoy was the ex-BF of Imee…lolz!

    • boypalaban

       si tabako man o si Enrile warlord o kahit sino man sa oposisyon ang nagpapatay kay Ninoy, wala pa rin sa ayos yang si Marcos…

      • magiting78

        Do you think all the human rights violation was Marcos order?..If that so even this days there were lots of human rights violation knowing that we have democracy, we can blame it all to Pnoy, but in my view those crimes during Marcos was done by the soldiers even without Marcos orders the same we have now, Police have many violation but still can’t be resolve.. May I ask you have you experience the situation during Marcos time?..Me? I experience small part of it, I grew in one province in Bicol, knowing Bicol there were a lots of NPA but that time, but our place was so quite and safe, even the soldier and NPA were came and go to our barangay, we’re kids can freely play under the lights of the moon, we can sleep in our home even our doors just only a bamboo without steel grills and gates, we can leave our houses for month unattended but nothing had missing in our things..
        Compare nowadays you cannot leave your house even a single day, and you cannot walk in the street freely, you cannot walk without worries, worries that you might meet a drug addict, or hulidap. Comparing the days of marcos for today…Marcos time if not the best but its the best among the worst..

      • Diepor

        I hear its a low crime rate in North Korea, must be a nice place.

    • ApoNiLolo

      Naku naman. Saan mo nanaman nakuha ang info na ‘to? Enrile and Ramos planned their coup (that fizzled) after Ninoy’s death to stop the bloodshed they foresee because of the restive atmosphere resulting from the assassination.

      If you have mentioned Imelda, Ver and a businessman crony, baka maniwala pa ako sayo. Although these are just speculations at that time, Imelda knew of the assassination plot and warned Ninoy not to go home. Ver have a lot to loss because he did most of the dirty work and at odds with Enrile and Ramos. The businessman crony knew Marcos was dying and does not want power to change hand because of his investments.

      • magiting78

        From body guard of FVR itself..and itwas my father…he was assigned by Marcos to be FVR’s body guard… and for your info also my father was the body guard of congressman crisologo the father of bimbong, and FEM assigned him to FVR….my father was a member of the PC (Philippine Constabulary) and FVR was the commanding general of PC…my father was able to go in out of Malakanyang..and do you know that Bong-bong is not the real Bong-bong hehehe..sorry to say the real bong-bong the son of Imelda died…this Bong-bong is the son of FEM from his showbiz Chicks…And do you know also the husband of Imee the Manotoc is not the father of Imee first born?…napikot lang c Manotoc…

      • Diepor

        The father bimbong and his brothes bong bong, ding dong, bong ding ,bong dong and ping pong.LOL

      • ApoNiLolo

        hehehe. I also heard about these rumors. Na tigok daw ang “real” bongbong sa UK dahil may nakabanggang anak ng royalty doon. At marami pang iba that I won’t mention dahil puro haka-haka lang ito. >: D

      • magiting78

        It’s so true brad…look at the face of Imee and Bong-bong may pagkakahawig ba? hehehe The mother of this Bong-bong is so rich now mas mayaman pa ki Imelda, why the Swiss account of Marcoses hnd magalaw?…Kc hnd daw naka pangalan s Marcos dun s chikka babe ni Macoy at dun s bunsong kapatid ni Bong-bong….heheheh oy tsismis…pag walang usok walang apoy pwera n lang kung may yelo…lolz!

  • patriotic_act

    I see a lot of people who dont post in news forums like this voting for him than the number of people comparing him to his dictator father..

    irony of it is they dont do the same to PNoy.. hows that?

    I believe that its not fair to lynch the son for the sins of his father.. much more to idolize the father while lynching the son..

    If the people believe that the son is no different than the father like what they do to bong bong then why not do the same to PNoy?

    path*tic biased hyp*crites

    • boypalaban

      kung di niya ipinagtatanggol mga kawalanghiyaan na ginawa ng pamilya nila, baka bumilib pa ako sa kanya…kaso puro justification sa mga ginawa nila…tunay ngang yan ang utak marcos… na delikadong mamuno kapag naging presidente…

      • patriotic_act

        you have a point, altho personally the only thing I see that they did wrong is their embezzlement of public funds.. (which all politicians do anyway)

      • ApoNiLolo

        You condone that kind character? Since you surmise that it’s natural for a politician to steal, you’re willing to let it slide and vote into office a “trapo” whose family stole billions of pesos, not to mention their tendency to cling to power at all cost?

        If even half of our citizens have that kind of reasoning (which attest why he is a senator now), we won’t progress to a level as a politically mature voters. Mind you, political maturity is one of the key that opens the door of better governance that leads to economic stability.

      • patriotic_act

        I dont think you understand what I said my friend.

      • ApoNiLolo

        Well, then, illuminate me.

      • patriotic_act

        why? what I said was clear enough without condoning anything but you assumed otherwise, all you have to do is read it again..

      • ApoNiLolo

        I don’t assume anything. My conclusion was based on what you wrote. I sensed your sympathy for the Marcoses was evident.  That’s why I asked for further clarification if I mis-understood you. If not, then my deduction stands.

      • patriotic_act

        Well I cant blame you, I dont know who you are or what school you graduated from or how your parents raised you.. so I wont conclude (unlike what you did to me) as it wont make me any better anyway.

  • opinyonlangpo

    Thats a long shot. Not now and not in the foreseeable future. Twenty five years of propaganda against the Marcoses can’t be undone in just few years. It will be a waste of time and money if he tries for it.

  • Paliwaweng

    kaya nagkaisip na tumakbo yan kasi alam nyang lamang ang mga uto-uto at “walang-pakialam” na botante sa atin. 
    Proof? Last election, iisipin nyo bang muntik na namang makasilat ni erap?

  • brunogiordano

    Bongbong, ituloy mo ang pagtakbo bilang pangulo ng Plipinas.

    Ng magkaalaman kung sino ang tunay na nais ng mga Pilipino.

  • patriotic_act

    the fact that bong bong is a senator right now only proves that there are people who will still vote for him.. but I dont think he will run.

    personally I can see Mar winning (small margin) against Jojo just like how the latter won against the former last 2010.. and Jinggoy (if he will run which Jojo guaranteed to Erap will be his running mate) winning the VP.

  • ThePatriot

    Marcos runnin’ for presidency? No thanks. How i wished President Noynoy wouldn’t give up his seat in 2016 and run for another term to guarantee that he has already laid stone foundations for the country to keep moving forward and not backwards. And I really wished that at 2016, more ninoy-noynoy like president will show up, coz trust me, since the day i was born, there is no better news in the news about Philippines than today. If Erap was not impeached, he would’ve succeeded defeating the rebels in mindanao and the entire country, But then many were fooled(mga uto-uto) of Gloria, she ruled the country RIDICULOUSLY, put another shame on the nation’s name, almost sold us to a foreign nation, I really HOPED this time, there will never be a president like her or worse than her to seat in malacañang in the future. 

    OH i don’t want to remind you people, Look at his last comments. This is how selfish our current politicians are, they just merged BECAUSE OF THE COMING ELECTION. I think, the fact that our country is being threatened by a foreign country, yet our politicians do nothing… we need some politicians who really have spirit and idea on how to run the country and increase the moral of its people as well, not someone who run in elections to make them rich or famous, but to serve the country in their BEST ABILITY. I really hate these kinds of politics we have, it’s crap.. No one loves their country no more. What they care about is how can i get rich on this place, and i’m starting to wonder, why are people like them winning in elections? ….we need change right? Our current politicians doesn’t have any morals at all or are they really Filipinos? Anyway, just sharing my opinion on this democratic country. Thank you.

    • patriotic_act

      actually PNoy cannot run for another term.. his mom’s 1987 concon prevented it..

  • edgar

    nobody can stop it! this is a free country. but one thing, Noynoy should declare martial law.

    • patriotic_act

      now that’s more like it.. 

      since the only people who hate the Martial Rule anyway is the Irresponsible Journalists and professional Activists, Leftists, Militant, Rallyists and Communist.

  • sacrebleau

    The most irreconcilable fact about martial law is that decades have passed and yet the Marcoses are still swimming in money. If Imelda Marcos has a net worth of P932M, then how much are the Marcoses worth in total? We are not talking about a family who started a shoe store called Shoe Mart in Sta. Cruz Manila that later became SM, that’s Henry Sy.

    So the Marcoses got away with the loot, perhaps not all, but still conservatively in the billions. So for them to come back and say that the martial law years were better than any other years seen by the Philippines, is a case of the conman coming back for seconds.

    Bahala na kayong magpauto.

  • dequis

    This is Atty. Cesar Nalundasan, the son of Julio Nalundasan. I would like to state that I’m not in any way or in any manner granted by any political party, I firmly believe that Ferdinand Marcos killed my father.

    • edgar

      you believe but the justices of the supreme court did not. why? 

      • Diepor


  • regd

    Stupid is what stupid does.
    And since this country is an asylum of star-struck, dynasty-inclined, money-blind people, he’s got a change. He will just use the wealth stolen from the same people he wants to lead and lo behold – he’s there! Works all the time.

  • wakats

    I’m glad bongbong is flirting with the idea of running for president in 2016.  It’ll be good for the citizenry that after the July 15, 2003 SC decision turning over to the PH Treasury the proven ill-gotten wealth of the marcoses amounting to US$658,175,373.60 deposited in Swiss Banks, the remainder could possibly be returned to the people in the form of election spendings like vote-buying, etc.


    • hustlergalore

      TEKA. sandali. vote buying from 500 pesos to at least 1 million pesos. PWEDE! LOL

      • Chito Sia

        di may natanggap ka noon? hahhahaha.

  • superlucky2

    Babalik uli ang phrase na: IBAGSAG SI MARCOS. Please don’t vote for Bong2 Marcos, our country will go back to worse situation. IBAGSAG SI MARCOS

  • mangtom

    1. This jerk does not even have the decency to have a haircut and now he wants to represent the country as president?

    2. I am 100% sure that this son of a “butcher”  (s.o.b), his father and mother, figuratively butchered the country-will win if he ever runs for president. Why? Simple: the Filipino voter is a MASOCHIST. Proof: they keep putting into power the likes of Estrada, the polygamist, Enrile-“the saint”, Sotot, the master plagiarist (pero won’t admit kasi he doesn’t discern what he is doing-in short-WanBull U alumnus), and the rest of the Philippine Mafia gang.

  • dingestraza

    Nobody can deny that Politics are good past time of most or if not all Pilipinos. And Pilipinos are well known for their forgetfulness and forgiveness inspite of their bad experience with their past and present leaders. I don’t care who will run the country. They are all the same. As the saying goes “Birds of the same feather flock together”.  Is their any radical solution to solve the never ending poverty problem of this country?

    • Mali_Galig

      total destruction the only solution-bob marley

  • eorlando

    Please elect this Marcos for President and as per their nature they will Cheat, Steal and Kill again. When we kick them out, I hope we do it the right way so they will never come back not only to the Philippines but to this earth. We should have done it the first time (as what every other country does) but then another oppurtunity presents itself.

  • louie

    once we allow another marcos to reside in malacanan, we can expect revisions on our history. The late FM in Libingan ng mga Bayani, downplaying the Martial Law, understatement of EDSA Revolution, etc. All of this will happen once he or any other Marcos comes back in Malacanan. And imagine the ridicule the Philippines will get all over the world once we elected Bongbong. It’s not a mere battle of personalities but it’s our fight for our pride as Filipinos.

  • Ronilo Acabo

    Most commentators here are either or a combination of being politically blind, communist propagandists/sympathizers or simple people who do not understand what true political discernment really is.
    The common comparison in governance and government performance we encounter today is between the 20 year Marcos rule and the 28 years subsequent administrations which the latter falls way behind in all aspects except for the former’s much hated 9 years Martial Rule. Let’s go back to 1972 and assume Proclamation No. 1081 was never realized and proclaimed.
    Now compare both to the possible 38 years Jose Maria Sison rule in the north and Nur Misuari rule in the the south since 1974!

    • mad_as_Hamlet

      Now I’m sure at least one “commentator” here is madder than I am.  At least, I had my discharge papers 3 years ago, and I have my certificate of sanity to prove it.  I even carry a sottocopy in my backpocket  But I think Ronilo has not even gone to his shrink for his maiden check-up.  Please feel free to correct me if I’m wrong, Ronilo. I mean no offense.

      • Jose

        Ask for a sottocopy of the papers to be sure…

    • Janch

       Wow! He (Marcos) saved us from communism kuno.  It’s the same bulok Marcos propaganda all over again.

  • mad_as_Hamlet

    That pronouncement must have jolted Pulse Asia and SWS into starting to think about professional contracts in the biilions of pesos range.  Watch out in the near future and expect some preliminary survey results with horoscopic-sounding descriptions like, “respondents in the Visayas showed wider receptivity to a Marcos presidency, Luzon in the undecided 65-70 percent range,  and respondents in Mindanao at about an even  47 percent willling to consider. .blah blah blah… with a margin of error of 3-5 billion pesos.”

  • Mary de la Cruz

     It’s more fun in the Philippines, kahit nakikita na hindi kapat-dapat na ma elect na govt. official, walang pakialam ang Pilipino.  Basta may pera, sikat, mayaman at mapapakinabangan, kahit maghirap ang bayan ok lang.  Ang mga senators natin ngayon, si Lito Lapid, Tito Sotto at ang maraming artista dyan.  Si Erap na walang ginawa kundi magsugal noong panahong presidente pa siya, ngayon sikat na naman.   ano ba yan!

  • bab

    Philippine politics is so weird and a novice may get berserk on how strange things evolve in the political arena. Marcos dictatorship did so much harm to the nation, that everyone still suffers from its impacts on our national society. Filipinos, i mean the natives, not so much the Filipinized chinoys who are new migrants, and the oligarchies, the effects of martial law still reverberate in our hearts and minds. Imelda is back to power as congresswoman, and her son, Bongbong, now senator, aims for the presidency. May be its time for a sort of “Arab Spring” Philippine-style to overhaul and transform this impoverished nation. SUGOD mga kababayan ko!

  • surrey09

    Mabuti ito kung tutuloy si Bongbong kumandidato pagka President para mabawasan ang pera nilang nakatago na ninakaw sa bayan ng mga Marcos.

  • Diepor

    Oligarchy (from Greek , meaning “a few”, to rule or to command”) is a form of power structure in which power effectively rests with a small number of people. These people could be distinguished by royalty, wealth, family ties, education, corporate, or military control. Such states are often controlled by a few prominent families who pass their influence from one generation to the next

  • Donardo Cuago

    NO WAY!

  • laong_laan393

    Nagtataka ako kung bakit lumabas pa siyang senador, ganun na ba karaming ang mga ilocano ngayon sa ilocos norte? Kung tumakbo man siya, karapatan niya yun, pero di siya mananalo! matalino na ang mga botante ngayon lalo na yung mga young generation ngayon.Another marcos at the malacanang? nahhh, not at mr  bongbong marcos lifetime! Pwede siguro sa kaapo apuhan ni bongbong pwede, kung saan medyo naghilom na ang sakit na idinulot ng pamilyang ito sa mamamayang pilipino. Pero ang marcos na yon.. will have to prove to the filipino people na he or she is worth to be the leader of this country.

  • nelle harper lee

    Huh??? Can the title be any more misleading?? Which part of Bongbong Marcos’ statement “You, you work for it. Let’s see how it will turn out. Who knows…” gives off the idea that he is thinking of running for presidency? Haaayyyy nako! Talk about sensationalizing the title just to draw attention to the article. :( 

  • ruiznelli

    Hay salamat at magiging SINGAPORE narin ang Pilipinas (after 1986)!!

    • hustlergalore

      DUH! dalang-dala ka naman dun sa black propaganda ng youtube videos ng antipinoydotcom. yun ngang 21 years ng tatay nya, hindi naging singapore ang pilipinas bagkus bumagsak pa at lumubog sa kumunoy. from 2 pesos to 21 pesos to a dollar. LOL

    • Malotte Almera

      Alam mo ba kung gaano kadaming pera ng Pilipinas ang nilustas ng pamilyang Marcos? Alam mo rin ba kung gaano kadami ang namatay at nakulong na hindi nabigyan ng hustisya. Alam mo ba kung gaano kadami ang nawalan ng trabaho nung panahon ni Marcos. Higit sa lahat nakapunta ka na ba sa Singapore? Dahil hindi ganun ang sitwasyon dun  kaya malabo yang sinasabi mo

    • Mali_Galig

      with singaporean slaves. yes!

  • SojuSaki

    Why not?  He’s an Oxford and Wharton graduate. Definitely, he’s more competent compared to Jinggoy or Bong Revilla. 

    Got a chance to meet him in one event ages ago and you could sense that he’s humble and down to earth.  Don’t know if his being nice was some sort of an atonement for the alleged past mistakes of his family or he was simply born that way.

    Against Estrada or Revilla, definitely, I’ll go for Marcos.

    • Chito Sia

      I am 100% aggree with you.

    • Mali_Galig

      the apple doesn’t fall far away from the tree

      • SojuSaki

        Wake up you’re having nightmare. You’re still living in the past. Try living in the present, it’s nice here.

      • Mali_Galig

        You are absolutely right that I’m having a nightmare with my eyes open. And also right with living in the past that I closely have an idea about the future. I am living in the present, the everlasting NOW is NEW and need NOT the same BREED that is historically have defective genetic quality. And what is so nice about their legacy that corruption and plunder became a culture that is now intertwined in the fabric of almost all politician, government officials down to the common people? Ang anak nang baboy ay baboy din. Pwera na lang kung pinatungan mo.

    • kalikasanipagtanggol

       Did you also sense his sincerity?

      • Rom

        i sensed his sin…no cerity.


    NEVER FORGET, NEVER AGAIN! Sorry but no bet from me for your ambition.

  • Banana Na

    Bongbong has the right in running for PRESIDENT, ang voters na lang ang mag-decides kung gusto siya o hindi…


      sigurado sya kong walang dayahan…

  • hustlergalore

    bongbong marcos was not flirting with the idea. it was already planned. duh!

  • valsore

    Forget it Bongbong.  We the people will rape you.  Get out of sight.
    Capital sins of the fathers are visited to the 5th generation!

  • Mamerto

    WHAT do you mean “Flirts with the idea”..?.?.?
    He, Bongbong, has been “salivating with the idea” ever since he won as Senator.

    • Simona

      absolutely!  if you go to ilocos these days, people would tell you, Bongbong has been preparing for this at this early.  If I recall correctly what was said to me, he was even willing to pay Binay just to back out of the Presidential race, and a lot of mayors all over the Philippines have been frequenting Ilocos.  That person even said, and I quote “isang kamay lang ng golden buddha” ok na kay Binay.  so when he says, flirting?  Nah…you cant fool the Filipinos anymore.  He is testing the waters, by painting a picture like he does not crave for it!

  • Hey_Dudes

    The day this son of the dictator Marcos files his candidacy for Philippine presidency, it will be the day the country will sink into the vast Pacific ocean with him included. 

  • scusi777

    Kapal ng mukha.

  • Russell Ariola

    Wahahaaa… naglalaway sa Malakanyang ang kumag ow.

    T A N G A ka Bongbong palitan mo muna apelyido mo pwede pa.

  • divictes

    Bongbong___Presidente, Jackie___Bise under REUNION PARTY. Most fun in the Philippines!!!

  • Mali_Galig

    genocide for all the balimbing, pay back time.

  • chikko

    anthat’s kinda scary! that may be the start of another 20 years of horrible martial law, where people get killed and imprisoned just by expressing freedom of speech. uh la la!…not again!

    • Jezzrel

      in your dreams…go go BBM2016!!!!

  • Ncarreonjr

    Never satisfied. Greed for power never ending. Shame on you. Everything ends sooner or later.

  • nakawan

    Oh God… remember that movie Inception? This thing is gonna stick in his mind from now on, like white on rice.

  • edgar

    If you don’t like Marcos, nominate your candidate here.

    • nti_boohaya

      Eto galing sa mga parokyano:  Estrada, Ampatuan, LLamas, Joma, Ligot, Garcia, Rabusa, Corona, Ocampo,Pineda, Singson, Delfin Lee, Arroyo, Lapid

      • Jezzrel

        marami diyan gustong maging presidente…

  • manuel moran

    for presideeeeeent? uhhhhhmmmmm

  • mapicchu

    cge magkalat ka ng nakaw na yaman nyo…

  • RiverHorse

    dapat isabay na pamilya nito kay arroyo. remember, justice delayed is justice denied. matagal na humihingi ng hustisya ang pilipinas sa mga nangyari sa ilalim ng pamilyang marcos.

  • Rj Nieto

    Crazy guy.

  • Adri Tion

    Just the idea of the son of the late dictator (who is worse than Hitler!) running for president is an insult and a slap in the face on the Philippine Society!  The family have not even given back what they have stolen from the government… nor paid their debts to society!
    This is why the Philippines still has a long way to go in educating the voters…why the Philippines is stuck in poverty and cronyism! 

    • Jezzrel

      Hindi sampal  sa sambayanang Filipino, siguro sampal lang sa mukha mo….

  • kalikasanipagtanggol

    YEHEY!  Marcos na naman ang presidente at hindi ako makapaghintay na ideklara ang martial law…..marami ang gusto si marcos at ang martial law tignan natin kung ano ang sasabihin nila pag natikman nila ang lupit ng martial law……..ooooopps! hindi na nga pala sila makakapag internet nun, wala ng blog, comments section tulad dito dahil wala na rin ang mga ito……. Parang pelikula MUMMY! magsisibangon din ang mga sparrow at giyera na naman, itatali na naman sa poste ang mga kotong cops, maglalaho ang mga addict at tulak, mawawala din ang mga kawatan kasi bumangon na nga ang mga sparrow!

  • Elnore

    Hello, tama na ang isang diktador, ano?  Tumigil na kayong mga Marcoses!

    • Pepe Alas

      I’m not out to defend Bongbong here. But how can you even tell that he’s another dictator? Are you sure about this? If so, why?

      • Elnore

        Like father like son and havent they gotten enough of wealth and power? Kapal nga nila tmakbo pa!

      • Pepe Alas

        So, to your mind, all the errors of the father are inherited by the children? OK then…

      • Jezzrel

        Go go BBM2016!!!!

      • Janch

        Guess the source of his wealth. Guess where the money the Marcoses have been living off had come from. Guess what money he had spent and will spend in the election campaigns. Money stolen from the Filipinos.  Guess what he would do if he gets elected president. He has never acknowledged the excesses and plunder that went on during his father’s administration. He’s going to re-write history and proclaim his father a national hero and a saint. He’s going to justify his father’s dictatorship and abuses. Bah!  Have you noticed the efforts to misinform the public about the Marcos regime and to glorify the Marcoses going on in the internet for sometime now? Spreading lies to clean the Marcos name.

      • Pepe Alas

        Sorry, I’m not into guessing games.

      • Rom

        nobody told u to guess.

      • Pepe Alas

        Janch did.

      • Jezzrel

        GO GO BBM2016!!!

      • Albert Einstien

        ·        HISTORY ….is the BEST TEACHER!

        1946 BENIGNO AQUINO SR..was CAPTURED ( hinuli at ikinulong ) in japan and sent here in the philippines being a collaborator of the japanese imperial army ( MAKAPILI ang tawag dati sa mga maka-hapon ) & was charge of TREASON …..

        1968 BENIGNO AQUINO JR was charge of subversion & convicted but… was later on pardoned by marcos…, NINOY also EXPOSED the SECRET plan of marcos to re-TAKE SABAH oil & gas rich territory of the philippines….ninoy then was a friend of the MALAYSIAN leaders..ninoy is a friend to malaysia during marcos time … on his clandestine with fake passports ( not heroic in fact that is a crime on itself ) return to RP;(wikipedia) —-Logan International Airport on August 13, 1983, took a circuitous route home from Boston, via Los Angeles to Singapore. In Singapore, then Tunku Ibrahim Ismail of Johor met Aquino upon his arrival in Singapore and later brought him to Johor to meet with other Malaysian leaders Once in Johor, Aquino met up with Tunku Ibrahim’s father, Sultan Iskandar, who was a close friend to Aquino..NO WONDER ..pres. cory & noynoy will not claim sabah..our LOST oil rich territory due to ninoy’s friendly relations to malaysia? While US government formally informed the british that sabah is not part of malaysia

        1986 Corazon Aquino… Chinese were allowed to enter the spratly group of islands in 1987 after marcos was deposed by cory…for people to support her she PROMISED land distribution… but in vain till now….{When President Cory came to Hongjian Village in 1988 she planted an araucaria tree (a genus of coniferous evergreen) to commemorate her visit. She also lighted incense at the altar of the Ancestral Temple of the Xu (Co) Clan. She was quoted as having remarked “I am the President, but I am also the daughter of Hongjian Village”This statement has resonated among the local villagers and was much quoted by local media, including the widely circulated Xiamen Daily, during the coverage of President Cory’s passing away in August 2009} ( news item ).

        Now 2012 PNOY’s time CHINA established a government in those islands it is called Sansha a prefecture-level city under Hainan province, People’s Republic of China. It was created on 24 July 2012… Instead of GOING to the UN for conflict resolution ..pnoy engaged in bipolar diplomacy ( bi-channel )….NOW what will happen to us…both china and usa are hurt in these kind of HYPOCRISY..they will effect counter measures that will surely put our national interest at the receiving end..” : that if one is to move forward, one must know how to look back. So I would like to thank the people of Hongjian—all my distant cousins, aunts, and uncles—for their warm welcome, and for being among the many who give me the strength to carry on and succeed,” Mr. Aquino said. ( inquirer 2011)

        .HISTORY is telling us something?

      • Rom

        don’t spread lies.

      • Albert Einstien

        it’s all in the news , internet wikipedia, google ..look  & type their names … you will see…it’s already history!

      • Jezzrel

        Please google first and judge for yourself…

    • Jezzrel

      GO GO BBM2016!!!

  • eirons1043

    Sabi nga eh “the truth shall set you free”. I support the candidacy for President of Bongbong in 2016 para magka alam alam na kung anong klaseng tao ang mga pilipino voters. Remember that the Marcoses has a solid Ilocano and Leyte votes plus Oliver Lozano’s regiment.

  • sgt. saunders

    matagal ko na narinig ito, isang manghuhula na si Bongbong tatakbo at mananalo, pero and nanay niya wala sa eksenena, isa daw sa plano e linisin pangalang Marcos. Ewan ko, bahala na ang mamamayan sa election. 

  • sonic99363

    Kapal ng mukha, dream on…..

  • Albert Einstien

    ·        “ RISE my Philippines RISE “

    EVERY Filipino Family will be MULTI-millionaires if not BILLIONAIRES by 2050
    ( your grandsons & granddaughters will be masters of the world )
    Why is the philippines seem to be in perpetual poverty?Why is the Philippines the perennial Target of foreign invasion?
    Why is the Philippines NOT allowed to elect an ultra-nationalist president?
    Why is the Philippines a TARGET of depopulation & population control?
    Why is the Philippines targeted for brain-drain & intellectuals are pirated abroad?

    ANSWER : Foreign Interest/s manipulated us because PHILIPPINES is the RICHEST country in the WORLD!

    “ Literally philippines is a PARADISE in a land of GOLD.. “

    Lode and placer gold deposits occur in most of the 73 out of 83 provinces in the Philippines.The ten provinces were not properly tested yet due to internal conflicts. The 1996 $2.1TRILLION value resource estimate based on conservative 10% ( $21 trillion total estimate ) maybe deficient and could double to $42 trillion or more of the actual resource.. . … such amount could catapult this country to first world status .. we could even buy americas $16 Trillion debt.. That amount is even without considering the UNQUANTIFIABLE value today (maybe thousands of $ trillion ) of the resources that can be found in our new territory called the BENHAM rise a 250km wide domain which is perceived to contain very huge oil & gas deposits & the envy of world for we are the proud owner of the vast DEUTERIUM deposits with a 868 mile find in Philippine trench. . Our deuterium deposits is SOO vast & UNLIMITED that UNTIL PACIFIC ocean is NOT DRIED UP we can still benefit from it because it is SELF-REPLENISHING . Sa tagalog MAGHIHIRAP lang tayo kapag NATUYO na ang PACIFIC OCEAN …With these resources properly tapped we are bigger than america & arabia combined.. : > )


    PHILIPPINES An archipelago comprising 7,107 islands, the Philippines is categorized broadly into three main geographical divisions: Luzon, Visayas, & Mindanao. In addition the BENHAM Rise.. 250 km wide new territory ( GMA legacy ). The Philippines’ rainforests and its extensive coastlines make it home to a diverse range of birds, plants, animals, and sea creatures. It is one of the ten most biologically megadiverse countires and is at or near the top in terms of biodiversity per unit area. Our beautiful islands are the envy of the world we are surrounded by soft white & pearly black beaches. Most of the mountainous islands are covered in tropical rainforest and volcanic in origin. The Apo Reef is the country’s largest contiguous coral reef system and the second-largest in the world.

    The Philippines has a tropical maritime climate and is usually hot and humid. There are three seasons: the hot dry season or summer the rainy season ; and the cool dry season . The perfect climate system in the Philippines makes its air and atmosphere free from man made pollution after the system of storms cleansed the territory during rainy season & disinfecting the land by exposure to the sun’s ultra-violet rays in hot dry season. This is the best country in world to live in if the insurgency problem caused by poverty is solved by the tapping of the nation’s resource thereby freeing the people from poverty.. Located within the Pacific Rim of Fire, the Philippine archipelago is hypothesized as having been formed 43 million years ago. Its 7,109 islands rest on top of underwater mountains formed by the outpourings of molten rocks from the earth’s interior, thus creating an ideal setting for mineral deposition. (After Wolfe, J.A., “Origin of the Philippines by Accumulation of Allochthons” in The Philippine Geologist July- September 1983 Issue, p.17) In the archipelago, resurgent volcanoes particularly provided access for rising gold-bearing solutions which cool to the geotherm of 300 degrees Celsius at about 400 m depth. At this point, the gold began to precipitate and epithermal gold deposits were formed over geologic time of 1.5 million years from the present time. (After Wolfe, J. A., in International Mineral Development Sourcebook, 1993)

    HUMAN resource…

    we are the ONLY Country in the world ..who speaks 175 languages & dialects with literacy rate of 93.4% . Most speak fluent & write foreign languge like english , spanish,nihongo,arabic, mandarin,hindi, & malay than country of origin..some elderly can still speak latin…Average Filipino can at least speak 3 foreign language & 2 dialects..while the rest of the world can speak only english & their native tounge…the people are educated, fun loving, resilient, hospitable & industrious… in fact , currently the economy is heavily reliant on remittances which surpass foreign direct investment as a source of foreign currency. Therefore the more population more benefit for the economy. The Philippines need a HUGE population & Army if it intends to tap the resources otherwise foreign invasion can easily land on its shores & control can be had without a sweat.…

    MINERAL resource…

    The Philippines is one of the world’s most highly mineralized countries, with untapped mineral wealth estimated at more than $2.1 trillion ( the estimate is merely 10% [$21 trillion] to be conservative.. actual find may prove the estimate to be twice higher just imagine how huge would that be especially if we factor inflation ) . Philippine copper, gold, and chromate deposits are among the largest in the world. Other important minerals include nickel, silver, coal, gypsum, and sulfur. The Philippines also has significant deposits of clay, limestone, marble, silica, and phosphate. Literally Filipinos are walking on gold…the entire archipelago is a gold mine… At the same time in world history, the gold industry experienced in the Philippines growing from 89 mine claims applied for in 1905, to 544 mine stakes in 1906. Rebellion against the americans followed by second world war PUT on HOLD all mining activities but they resume again in 1996.Initial Lode and placer gold deposits occur in most of the 73 out of 83 provinces in the Philippines maybe the other ten provinces which are not properly tested yet in the future will show the same deposits when mining reach it’s full speed . The current principal producing districts are Baguio and Paracale in Luzon; and Masbate, Surigao and Masara in Mindanao .
    The government’s mineral resource data (1973-1996) could account only for about 10% of the country’s total mineral wealth [ $2.1TRILLION value resource based on conservative 10% ( $21 trillion) estimate maybe deficient but it could double to $42 trillion of the actual resource. .. we could even buy americas $16 T debt.. ..even without considering the UNQUANTIFIABLE AMOUNT that can be found in BENHAM rise 250km wide & vast DEUTERIUM 868 mile find in Philippine trench… such amount could catapult this country to first world status if not at the top. ]. Nevertheless, the Mines and Geo-Sciences Bureau (MGB) is continuously updating and upgrading the country ‘s mineral estimates especially, the metallic sector: 1) iron (iron ore); 2) iron alloys (e.g. chromite, nickel, molybdenum, manganese ore, cobalt); 3) base metals (e.g. copper, lead, zinc, mercury or quicksilver, cadmium); 4) light metals (e.g. aluminum or bauxite, manganese); 5) precious metals (e.g. gold, silver, platinum); and 6) rare metals (e.g. uranium).

    The world has ONLY 34,900 tons of GOLD…most are held by-European Union15,784.11 United States of America8,133.52 Federal Republic of Germany3,396.33 International Monetary Fund2,814.04 Italian Republic2,451.85 French Republic2,435.46 People’s Republic of China1,054.17 Swiss Confederation1,040.18 Russian Federation883.29 & Japan765.2 tons.

    If only the Philippines can tap all of its vast gold resources and reserves, poverty would be completely eradicated, according to the National Statistical Coordination Board (NSCB).
    Tip of the iceberg…Using 2011 world market prices, the Philippines gold ( only ) reserves can amount to as much as P7.36 trillion or 76% of the P9.73 trillion-worth Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in 2011, NSCB Secretary General Romulo A. Virola said in his the blog, Statistically Speaking. “This is also equal to more than 65.1 times the income gap of P113.1 billion for 2011, the amount needed to completely eradicate poverty in the country,”.

    the London-based 1991 Annual Mining Review, Mining Journal featured the country’s mineral wealth. Based on how much a mining company can mine in a one square kilometer land area, the Philippines ranked 2nd in gold worldwide; 3rd in copper; and 6th in chromite. (After Corpuz, Catalino in Christian Aid & PIPLinks [2004] report). Its write-up on the country ‘s gold prospect confirmed the findings of a UNDP study in 1984 that ranked the Philippines second to South Africa in terms of gold endowment per square kilometer (BMG/UNDP/UNDTCD Project Document PHI/85/001). In 1997, a technical report the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) cited the strategic economic value of the gold ore at Mt. Diwalwal as one that is still easily accessible and that contains the gold metal in concentration from 25 up to 100 grams per ton, approximately 25-50 times more than the famous gold ore from the Witwatersrand Basin in the Republic of South Africa (UNIDO Project Document XX/PHI/97/XXX). The Mines and Geo-Sciences Bureau in 1986 placed the country ‘s gold ore estimated reserves at 2,108,260,000 metric tons that have an average grade of 2.4 gm Au/Mt Usually associated with those of gold, silver deposits have an average silver to gold ratio of 2:1 based on ore assays and production figures of Philippine primary gold mines. Copper deposits are also widely distributed throughout the country, and most copper deposits contain variable amounts of gold and silver. Thus, the country’s copper mines have been contributing a substantial portion of the overall Philippine gold production.


    South China Sea within our economic zone is believed to contain huge deposits of oil half of the arabia reserves. But even without the south china sea resources that are being contested by other asian countries the philippines can still be the worlds largest revervoir of oil, gas & deuterium.As far back as 1947, the historic Bewster Report concluded that the sources for electricity was sufficient “to meet the entire commercial and domestic requirements of the country.” At that time, the government anticipated the development of hydro-electric power from the many rivers and waterfalls in the islands. In addition to the hydro dams, geothermal energy has been tapped from the numerous hot springs in Luzon and Visayas. The Philippines compares favorably to Switzerland in the development of hydro-electric power, and with the United States in its geothermal industry.Vast reserves of oil and natural gas also lie underneath Philippine waters and yield productive oil veins in some inland areas like the Cagayan Valley. Previously, it was thought that the Philippines had little or no oil. But in the past two decades, offshore oil exploration has tapped highly promising deposits off Palawan, eventually near Borneo and Brunei. It is not inconceivable that the Indonesia and Malaysia – are major oil producers.Coal deposits in Cebu, Batangas and other places contribute to the country’s energy needs. And Filipinos have access, for their daily needs, to plentiful supplies of charcoal (from coconut husk) and wood fuel.Natural gas reserves discovered off Palawan have been brought on-line to generate electricity.


    new Philippine territory 250 km wide Despite its proximity to the archipelago, the plateau was previously not included in the territory of the Philippine Islands. On 8 April 2009 ( GMA govt. filed the claim to UN now we owned it.. eventually our history & after the political vendettas ….legislature mightl rename the benham rise to GMA rise to give honor to its finder/claimant .. ), the Republic of the Philippines lodged a partial territorial waters claim with the United Nations Commission on the Limits of the Continental Shelf in relation to the continental shelf in the region of Benham Rise. The UN has officially approved the claim in April 2012. The Philippines may soon be able to provide its own energy through Benham Rise, an underwater ridge to the east of Luzon which is believed to have mineral and gas deposits. The Philippines claim over Benham Rise is “very relevant” because scientific surveys indicate minerals and natural gas in the area. Solidified methane was found during mapping activities and the “probability is very high” there are oil deposits. There may be more natural gas than oil, and is considered better because it is cleaner. Benham Rise, which is bigger than Luzon, Samar, and Leyte combined, is being claimed solely by the Philippines because it is the only country within 200 nautical miles of the plateau Also, As far back as 1947, the historic Bewster Report concluded that the sources for electricity was sufficient “to meet the entire commercial and domestic requirements of the country.” At that time, the government anticipated the development of hydro-electric power from the many rivers and waterfalls in the islands. In addition to the hydro dams, geothermal energy has been tapped from the numerous hot springs in Luzon and Visayas. The Philippines compares favorably to Switzerland in the development of hydro-electric power, and with the United States in its geothermal industry.Vast reserves of oil and natural gas also lie underneath Philippine waters and yield productive oil veins in some inland areas like the Cagayan Valley. Previously, it was thought that the Philippines had little or no oil. But in the past two decades, offshore oil exploration has tapped highly promising deposits off Palawan, eventually near Borneo and Brunei. It is not inconceivable that the Indonesia and Malaysia – are major oil producers.Coal deposits in Cebu, Batangas and other places contribute to the country’s energy needs. And Filipinos have access, for their daily needs, to plentiful supplies of charcoal (from coconut husk) and wood fuel

    GREATEST of them ALL- “ DEUTERIUM the Gift of Nature “

    “ the Philippines trench has the LARGEST DEPOSIT of deuterium with 868 long mile 52 mile wide “

    If we allow production even for just a portion of this natural deposit… the Philippines will already become a first world country.. what more if we produce a quarter of it… Deuterium has several commercial and scientific uses today. It has become much more than the heavy water many countries sought after during World War II. Deuterium, a form of concentrated hydrogen, is used in the production of natural gas now utilized in Canada, America, Germany and Sweden, to provide fuel for cars, trucks , jet planes, & deuterium fuel for fusion reactors.
    “Deuterium can replace gasoline, (liquefied petroleum gas), (liquefied natural gas), Avgas, etc. in powering all types of internal combustion engines including maybe SPACE ships of the future & can be use in space explorations…. It does not emit pollutants or any harmful carbon monoxide and does not cause any environmental problems because it is in the water family.Heavy water is a suitable and convenient moderator of neutrons in nuclear reactors. In heavy water reactors, plutonium can be bred from natural uranium. Nations seeking large quantities of heavy water immediately become suspect of wanting to use the material to moderate a reactor with possible intentions of producing plutonium. They added, “Deuterium as hydrogen fuel can also be used for cooking, lighting, and heating, and as heavy water fuel for reactors in electric power generation. Only the Philippines can supply all the requirements in deuterium as hydrogen fuel and as hydrogen for food, chemical and metal industries worldwide for the next two centuries. “Due to its atomic mass, the isotope is a better neutron moderator than ordinary hydrogen, and deuterium oxide is used in some nuclear fission reactors, such as the CANDU design. Deuterium is also used in making nuclear bombs, and during WWII, the Allies bombed Germany’s main deuterium plant to stop it from acquiring atomic weapons.“A nuclear reactor based on the fusion of helium 3 and deuterium, which has a single nuclear proton and neutron, would produce very few neutrons — about 1 percent of the number generated by the deuterium-tritium reaction. “You could safely build a helium 3 plant in the middle of a bigcity,” Kulcinski said

    Congress should review mining-production  contracts. We can produce & extract DEUTERIUM for FREE…. there is no need for 40/40/20 or 50/30/20 or expenses-60-40 sharing . ALL we have to do is OFFER the investor group of allied nations/multinational corps. ( either NATO or BRICS ) the ” RIGHT to BUY ” a small portion of daily production..or a 3% DISCOUNT of daily price per barrel/ton …so that the resource can be fully utilized by the world.

    Imagine the Philippine DEUTERIUM will power the WORLD…every city will be having a SAFE nuclear powered electricity plants in middle of urban cities.. We will be at the forefront of human evolution, space exploration,science & technology…WE will POWER the world & we will FEED the world… DESTINY is already knocking for us…embrace it!….. : > )

    Any country/alliances ( nato or brics ) who controls the production of deuterium will control space..any country/alliances who controls space will dictate the destiny of earth…that is how lucky we are..Now is the fact they are mining helium-3 from outer space ( esp. moon ).The use of helium-3 and deuterium as the fuels in “aneutronic” (power without neutrons) fusion reactors. The involved nuclear reaction here when helium-3 and deuterium fuse creates normal helium and a proton, which wastes less energy and is easier to contain. Nuclear fusion reactors using helium-3 could therefore provide a highly efficient form of nuclear power with virtually no waste and no radiation. can be built in urban cities..
    Speaking of helium-3, it is quite noteworthy to point out that one ton of the rare isotope costs $4 billion. But what is the value of helium-3 without deuterium? any aspect of future space programs DEUTERIUM which the philippines great wealth is indispensable…our country will be the richest country in the WORLD by 2070…. be patriotic save the future… : > )

    Multinational companies & their greedy governments can BRIBE & CORRUPT our politicians..which is really happening now…that is why ETERNAL VIGILANCE is required….only your love of country can deter & moderate their greed & plunder.
    they can no longer ….FOOL the people due to information technology super hi-way & social networking… their only solution Is depopulation & population control…open your eyes my countrymen.. this not a church or sotto argument… but the protection of the future…we can feed entire asia once we tap these resources…. we only need ultra-patriotic leaders… : > )

    My special thanks to so many authors that I cant list them all here ..some I lifted word for word.. MABUHAY!

    • Rom

      wishful thinking.

    • jseesus

       mentally unstable…

      • Albert Einstien

        that is true..hard to believe …it will make your religous mind unstable ..christ!…lol

  • Albert Einstien

    I will CAMPAIGN for you Sen. MARCOS…..if:

    1. you will forget vengeance AGAINST the AQUINOs, ESTRADAs,RAMOS, & ARROYOs
    2. you can show a SOLID development plan for next 50 years…
    3. you sign a covenant to the people that DEUTERIUM production in the Philippine trench & the production of oil & gas in BENHAM Rise… shall not be given to ANY COUNTRY or MULTI- National corporations…It should be a 100% GOVERNMENT OWNed & controlled production outfit…. by 2016 we will have an estimated excess $ 120 billion FOREIGN RESERVES..that is more than enough for use in a production of deuterium, gas & oil…
    4. you can convince FOREIGN INVESTORS to invest at least $30 billion in first year of office.
    5. you sign a covenant with the people to CLAIM the oil & gas rich SABAH territory as well as the SPRATLY & PANATAG islands…

    If you can just say & show the signed covenant in PUBLIC before 2015…. my one VOTE will multiply to millions…..
    volunteers will overwhelm you!

    • Jezzrel

      This country will be great again!!!! GO GO BBM2016!!!!

  • Agila

    If your half the development man your father was ,Ill support you but first Id like to see What you can and how far your willing to go to get it done.I haven’t seen what your capability is except that your the son of Ferdinand E. Marcos.I and my family had been victims of martial law abuses by people in power in our province (not Pres.Marcos)have seen what your father had done to the economics ,integrity,security to our country and I agree to his concept except for the infringement of freedom,behest loans/corruption and abuses of his people .Yet,I have not heard of the programs of the junior. Let this be a challenge to you Senator Marcos.

  • Agila

    Self contained and sustainable nationalized economics made the Philippines an envy in Asia during Pres.Ferdinand E.Marcos  What does Ferdinand jr. Represent. As I said earlier this is a challenge to the Senator and if you want you can dare me back. I have some Ideas of my own on how this country could become again a respected  nation leading the region economically ,politically,socially and one others will not just take lightly in terms of sovereign security and capability.

    • Rom

      one of the most stupid comments i ever read. what a pathetic turd! 

      • Jezzrel

        Really??? GO GO BBM2016!!!

  • jose

    The people do not want to revisit the sad history of corruptions of the Marcos Dictatorship.

  • ricky

    those who do not learn from history are deemed to repeat it.. Filipinos are stoooppiidd enough to elect a son of a mass murderer and plunderer to lead them… this will be the final tragedy of this nation..

    • Jezzrel

      Really??? GO GO BBM2016!!!!

  • ricky

    dumb and dumber

  • Orna Mint

    How humiliating to the rest of the world if we elect a son of a notorious dictator

  • neverwint3r

    so those running for the presidential elections that have the most chance would be roxas, binay and marcos? who’s the most winnable?

    what happened to gordon and fernando, will they be running again?

    • Jezzrel

      of course Marcos… GO GO BBM2016!!!!

      • JK1000

        BOBO !

  • Elpidio

    NEVER AGAIN!!! Stop hallucinating, Bongbong Marcos!  Ang kakapal ng mukha ninyong mga Marcos. Di pa nga nyo pinagbabayaran ang mga kawalanghiyaan ng pamilya nyo. Napaka estupido talaga ng mga Pilipino kung masusunod ang kagustuhan ng pamilyang yan! 

    • Bli tz

      if he can buy his way (which is next to impossible), many will volunteer to put a bullet in the  middle of his eyes.. he is not a thief, but a great thief mongrel whose name was even written in guinness.. thick face politician..

    • Jezzrel

      only in your dreams… LOL… GO GO BBM2016!!!!

      • JK1000

        BOBO !

  • tony

    Einstein, payag ako sa Bongbong Covenant if we add five more conditions:
    #6 – He will return at least $1 Billion of their family’s hidden/stolen wealth
    #7- He will not, as the Japanese would say, “rab your pipor evridi”
    #8- He will pick Kris or Ballsy or Bam2 as his VP.
    #9- He will ask Imelda to retrieve a dozen or so construction workers entombed in the concrete foundation of Folk Arts Theatre and be given decent burial and their families compensated with at least P2 million each
    #10- He will subject the Ilocanos to a massive value transformation to make them a little less kuripot.

  • F**kinMO

    Some people don’t have no shame at all, It is so revolting it is like eating our own vomit, if I have my way I gonna line them up (Marcoses) for a firing squad. 

  • Ozamis7

     “Marcos clarified though that the partnership between LP and NP was
    only for  tactical alliance for the polls, and not for something else.

    “This is for election [purposes]. This is not for policy
    [reasons]… not for ideology or policy. Our parties are only for the
    election,” he pointed out.”

    OMG….nakkisakay lang pala… para makikilala…hindi rin tanga ano sinasabi pa ang kanyang motibo…sana mabasa rin ito ni PINOY para malaman nya ang motibo ni Bongbong…

  • My mom

    ████████████████████████..[ᴄᴏᴍᴍᴇɴᴛ ʙʟᴏᴄᴋᴇᴅ.] (ʀᴀ ɴᴏ. 10175)

  • dikoy321

    As long as Bong2 tells lies and cannot ask the whole Filipino nation for FORGIVENESS, DROP him and any MARCOS from any leadership position!

    MARCOS moves backwards!

    Forward Philippines !!!


    • Jezzrel

      LOL… only in your dreams… GO GO BBM2016!!!!

      • JK1000

        BOBO !

  • bayan

    from marcose’s time here in pi we’ve only  seen it from bad to worse while those around us had somewhat progressed, two aquinos admin and we’ve become the tailend. now the have a senatorial bet in another aquino. oh my yellow brainwashed nation…

  • AmpJr

    Bongbong Marcos for not a bad idea but WORSE…He doesn’t deserved even to be a senator??Just look back at Corona’s Impeachment trial and you know why..If somebody like him favors the wrongdoer’s like Corona what more can you expect from person like him???For personal favor he can exchange something good for something bad…

    • Jezzrel

      Just live with it, GO GO BBM2016!!!!

  • Isa_Ka_Pa

    nice, lubus-lubusan na ang pag-rape ng pinas…

  • $2931613

    Bongbong for 2016!  We all saw how Noynoy performed in office.  He had good intentions but lacked execution.  It is now time for us to be united and vote for Bongbong!  Our country can be great again!  

    • JK1000

      Idiot !

      • $2931613

        just because you dont agree with another person’s opinion, idiot na agad yung tao?  gusto mo yata martial law at ikaw lang ang may karapatang magbigay ng opnion.. if so, then dapat pabor sayo si BongBong which i fully support!  So ikaw yata ang Idi0t dito?!

  • Isang Pilipino

    Everything can be bought in the Philippines from women to politicians to newspaper columnists . . . and now, even bloggers can be bought! Hahaha, more fun in the Philippines!

    Bongbong Marcos has cash oozing out of his ears . . . he can buy all the votes he needs for his campaign. Thanks to Ferdinand, his corrupt father he can afford anything. He can even buy Binay, Erap, and Enrile at ten times their asking price.

  • PhilippineSolutions

    The fruit don’t fall far from the tree.  Traditional politicians just can’t have enough to satisfy their greed for power.

  • pickledtrout

    why have the people of the philippines not extirminated this family they should have been stripped of all their wealth and execuded .

  • JK1000

    NO SHAME AT ALL !  After they raped the country’s resources for so many years,he still has the shame to even consider it.

  • San

    Guiness record holder for Theft,  The nerve.
    Try it, Go ahead.
    Your provincemates may have forgiven or tolerated you, and you got voted in as a senator, but I assure you, YOU WILL LOSE>

  • Ismail

    stupid idea.. id like to see you try. maybe that would be the time i register to vote. i hate this marcoss’ guts

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