Bro. Eddie Villanueva joins Senate race

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Bro. Eddie Villanueva INQUIRER PHOTO

Evangelist Bro. Eddie Villanueva on Thursday formally joined the race for the Senate in 2013.

Villanueva, leader of the Jesus Is Lord (JIL) Christian sect and chair of the Bangon Pilipinas party, yesterday went to the Commission on Elections (Comelec) to formally file his candidacy certificate.

He substituted for Bangon Pilipinas senatorial candidate Israel Virgines, who withdrew his candidacy. Friday is the last day for substitution of candidates.

“There was a clamor for me to reconsider my former decision (not to run). So, because of the clamor, I decided to accept the challenge. I’m so inspired by the daang matuwid (straight path) program of our President P-Noy (Aquino),” he told reporters.

Villanueva twice made an unsuccessful run for the presidency, in 2004 and 2010. His son, Joel Villanueva, who heads the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (Tesda), was supposed to have been considered for the administration coalition’s senatorial slate but dropped out reportedly because of his poor showing in the surveys.

According to Villanueva, certain prominent personalities, including former Chief Justice Reynato Puno and former Economic Planning Secretary Cielito Habito, had convinced him to run for senator. Puno joined him at the Comelec yesterday.

“My wife and all my children, they understand my passionate love for the country. They fully understand why I was imprisoned twice during (dictator Ferdinand) Marcos’ time. And now, this is just a continuity of our passion for the nation,” said Villanueva, who is the 33rd candidate running for the Senate next year.

Villanueva said he would act as a “peacemaker” in the Senate, if elected.

“I can serve as a peacemaker there. If senators have disagreements, I think I am qualified to patch up any possible differences and hasten the passage of sensible legislation needed by our country,” he said.

Villanueva said he would focus on the issues of the 10 million overseas Filipino workers and review the country’s “antiquated laws.”

“OFWs are spending so many years of their lives outside the country and their families need the help of government,” he said.

He said he was for the reproductive health bill but is opposed to divorce in general.

“The Bible says God hates divorce but there is an exemption. So, that would be studied in the Senate. I believe in the collective wisdom of the people to be elected in the Senate,” he said.

Virgines denied that Bangon Pilipinas had planned all along for Villanueva to eventually replace him as a Senate candidate.

“Although we are also qualified, for us he is better qualified because of his experience and dedication. He is popular and has winnability,” Virgines said.

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  • w33k3nd3r

    Separation of Church and State.

    • batangpaslit

      in North America, many are members of Senate, Congress, Members of Parliament, and Members of Congress who are members of the cloth.

      • mucho_cheapo

        Can you name names? Maybe in Canada but not in the USA.

      • demonYOU

         baka ang spelling ng many mo ay manny? members ng cloth o cult? sa Canada ba yan pangalanan mo nga kung sinu-sino at i-verify natin sa google…..

  • blainz

    Shouldn’t even be allowed to run under separation of Church and State.

    A senate with a comedian, 3 actions stars, 2 coup plotters, led by a Martial Law architect…. now a preacher wants in. Filipinos better stop voting on the basis of “winnability”. The only thing being won is a circus act, and the joke’s on the entire country.

    • batangpaslit

      i wonder, in North America, preachers and pastors are embraced to join political race. in fact, a number of the Members of the Parliament and Members of the Legislative Assembly in Canada are pastors
      many of them occupies appointed positions too, e.g., Deputy Ministers, so on and so forth.
      but in the Philippines, preachers and pastors are despised to run for elective office, or get appointed to appointive positions

      • demonYOU

         kaya pala ganun na lang hapit niyo mag carolling kahit sa hindi miyembro ng samahan niyo dahil kailangan pala sa eleksyon!

      • batangpaslit

        kawawa ka nama, Bro
        hindi ako nag caroling. bagkus ako ang namigay ng tulong may carol man o wala

      • demonYOU

         oouussssss di nga! ikaw nagbigay? e batang paslit ka nga di ba….hahaha

      • kixavedash

        Demon you ka talaga brod… haha peace!

      • http://profile.yahoo.com/NWS5555HSDDFIVPBZEC2QPBOGM Nelson

        And who told you it was good to follow what North Americans do?

  • Barak_O

    na naman?

    • batangpaslit

      let the voting Filipinos decide to vote him out or to vote him in.
      i thought, the Philippines is a democratic country that even actors, actresses, school dropouts, thieves, adulterers and fornicators, and criminals could run for elective offices or get appointed to rank unelective positions

      • kixavedash

        isama mo na pati batangpaslit.. este batang-isip.

  • EdgarEdgar

    Bro. Eddie Villanueva: God whispered in my ear, so I’m joining the senate race.

    • batangpaslit

      hehehe…

  • sked482

    Hay, I wish he would just stay out of politics.

    • batangpaslit

      Vote him out…

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_FLJTDAJBXYODZXD5KAK76UT73Q Nerraw

    Lumalabas talaga ang tunay na kulay…diko man lang nabasa na hindi siya tatanggap ng Pork Barrel…talaga naman

    • batangpaslit

      bakit ang Pork Barrel illegal ba? ano ba ang purpose ng Pork Barrel?
      kung magnanakaw ka, hindi kailangan ang Pork Barrel. mas malaki pa ang nanakawin mo kung Pork Barrel lang naman ang pagusapan
      alamin mo muna, Tsong, kung illegal ang Pork Barrel bago ka magpuna.

      • $14334231

        what’s the use….a loser once, a loser twice….a loser all he time….rk barrel is legal…..kaya lang, kulang na ba ang binibigay na abuloy ng mga miyembro sainyo, ha, batangpaliit?…kaya panay salo mo ki bro para naman lakihan niya ang bigay sa’yo, di ba?…..sipsip ka rin…..

      • batangpaslit

        hehehe…hindi ko kilala personal si Eddie Villanueva.
        kawawa ka naman
        at ano ang pakialam mo kung nagbigay ng abuloy ang mga miyembro nia sa kanyang gawain?
        inggit ka?
        i pity you because you have no ability to distiguish issues from your parochial thinking
        President Lincoln lost his candidacy several times.
        Vote him out if you don’t like his face.
        But do not arrogate that the Philippines is a democratic country when you refuse to allow your own kababayan to express their inkling to run for elective office.
        Your mind is warp. Sayang ang ID mong “king”. You don’t think like a real king.
        You think that of a Tyrant Dictator.
        hahaha…

      • $14334231

        he’s thinking of the pork barrel…that’s the bottom line….and don’t lie that you don’t know him….you are one his disciples, right????…hehehe….

      • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_FLJTDAJBXYODZXD5KAK76UT73Q Nerraw

        Bakit kailangan ba ng maraming milyones (pork barrel) para gumawa ng batas???Sorry ha kasi hindi ako nagnanakaw, kahit kunting sobra ko dinodonate ko…kung totoo kang alagad nang Dyos, ilagay mo sa tama….

      • batangpaslit

        Bro, I am commenting on the point your raised about Pork Barrel.
        Pork Barrel is NOT/NOT illegal. It is sanctioned by law.

        What makes it illegal and immoral, is:
        If such privilege is misused or abused. But, to be given entitlement for Pork Barrel funds to alleviate the needs of their respective constituency is a noble purpose.
        What makes it ignoble is to use the Pork Barrel funds to ignoble use, like kickbacks, exorbitant contracts, to enrich themselves, and the like.
        The fund per se—Pork Barrel—I repeat is neither illegal nor immoral.
        ‘Yan, Bro, ang gusto kong ma correct.
        Many have wrong notions what a Pork Barrel is. To repeat, that is funds originally purposed to serve the people.
        Kung inabuso, hindi kasalanan ng Pork Barrel fund. Kasalanan ng nag abuso ng pondo.
        Ang pag abuso ba sa kamay lang ng miembr ng Kongreso?
        Cabinet Secretaries, Bureau Directors, Division Managers are not immune to committing abuses.
        Ilang Presidente ng Pilipinas ang nag abuso? Walang Pork Barrel funds sila. Meron silang Intelligence Funds, Calamamity Funds, at ano pang klaseng funds. Hindi lang Pork Barrel funds ang naabuso, pag inabuso.

      • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_FLJTDAJBXYODZXD5KAK76UT73Q Nerraw

        Pork Barrel ay legal na source ng corruption. kung matino kang tao ka, bakit hindi ka umiba ka kanila. Kung si Lacson nga hindi tumatanggap ng pork barrel, kasi alam nya na hindi kailangan yan ng isang senador. Trabaho ng Mayor at Gubernador ang gumawa ng mga proyekto….kaya kung totoong matino ka, hindi ka tatangap ng hindi naman kailangan sa trabaho mo..ang senador o congresista ay marami ring funds na sinasabi mo…kung ano2x nga yung mga nirere-imburse nila.

      • juansanmateo

        wow elementary argument…id rather take polsci 10 uli than read ur crap

      • 1GeorgeTolentino2

        Pork barrel is illegal and unconstitutional. The Congress is going beyond its mandate to enact laws. The constitution clearly delineates the functions of the Government: the Executive is responsible for the execution of laws and operationalization of services to the citizenry; the Legislative deliberates and enacts laws; while the judiciary interprets laws. There is no way that the Congress can ever legally legitimize their pork barrel allocations.

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/FIR2A7XLY6QUYZ3RUMJH2ZPOP4 sixtypercent

    di na nadala tong talunan na to

    • batangpaslit

      vote him out, Bok, when election time comes

  • demonYOU

    mukha ang diyos ay nag stop-over muna kay villanueva bago tumuloy kay pacman! ang susuwerte nila kinakausap sila ng panginoon diyos! sinabi kaya kung dapat mag-increase ang pinapataw na buwis……….

    • batangpaslit

      hehehe..inggit ka?

      • demonYOU

        hindi na uy pareho sila may reservation na sa loob mandaluyong….hahaha gusto pala ng propeta mo na maging taga-awat sa senado bakit hindi siya mag-apply sa boxing……hahaha

  • $14334231

    let him run and see what his JIL can do for him….

    • batangpaslit

      vote him out…campaign against him

      • juansanmateo

        baka mablanko na ang senate list 

  • Ramses

    Paging  Manny Pacquiao…  Brother Eddie wants you to finance his senate candidacy. 

    • batangpaslit

      chuckles…takbo ka rin Bok, at hingi ng funding kay Manny

      • Ramses

        Well, didn’t Bro. Eddie ask Manny for free tickets to the Pacquiao-Marquez fight?  Didn’t he also “borrow” money to pay for their hotel accomodations?  Aba, lubos-lubosin na.  What’s P100 million for his candidacy?  It’s for a good cause.  Manny wouldn’t be able to bring his riches to his grave anyway.

  • farmerpo

    More money in politics than religion? Maybe!  Contributions are contributions. 

  • mucho_cheapo

    Again, we must have distinct and absolute separation between Church and State. .

  • Commentator

    Mike Huckabee of US is also a pastor before becoming a governor of Arkansas( same as Clinton) and running for president. Maybe Eddie Villanueva can also be like him.

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/FGLCSWEISCSAYRSODQ7MEOWLNI yahoo-FGLCSWEISCSAYRSODQ7MEOWLNI

    Are the pastors swarming Pacman under Villanueva leadership? Better not vote for him.

    • concern_pinoy_citizen

      Pacman is a member of the Newlife Church under Ptr. Jeric Soriano.  JIL is not connected with Newlife.

  • Beguine

    Just another “Maybe this time I’ll win” kind of old pop song
    wistful hopeful recurring refrain.

    Bet you it’ll prove to be, “This time you’ll lose once again!” nonetheless!   

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/VS5EYSP4FPOTVQCJZ24NRE6Z2M Edgardo Mendoza

    CARNIVAL TAGLE FOR PRESIDENT!!

  • Fulpol

    Like Richard Gomez, Eddie Villanueva is demoting himself every election…

    I hope the kingdom of God will not demote him from his lofty position as spiritual leader once he sits in the Senate…

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_AQ7FKNAHJQWEDZKOGGWF7E3ZZU Gene

      he is not after winning any position. he is after the donation from his minions.

  • Fulpol

    Tale of two men of God:

    Fr Luis Jalandoni- now spokesperson of NDF, a communist group

    Eddie Villanueva – running for Senate seat.
    …………………

    God has lost His touch to these men..

  • Fulpol

    “Although we are also qualified, for us he is better qualified because of his experience and dedication. He is popular and has winnability,” Virgines said.

    ———————————-

    Bangon Pilipinas supposedly an alternative to “traditional politics” end up being a trapo too…

    they might say, even a traditional politician like BS Aquino III has good intentions too…

  • MULEN

    Now his born-again god wants him to be a senator after two failed attempts at the presidency. Can’t wait for the other pastors to join in the fray, with their own version of being their god’s anointed one. 

    • PasswordFlame

      baka naman BURN AGAIN..hoy wag nyong isama ang panginoon sa mga kalokohan nyo..malupit ka.god wants him to be a sinnertor.?i suggets YOU VOTE HIM OUT.

      • MULEN

      • MULEN

        Apparently, sarcasm is not in your vocabulary or you have difficulty comprehending. Kung sundalo ka, dami mong matamaang kasama imbes na kalaban

  • simondj

    O AYAN, MAY PAGPIPILIAN NA NAMAN KAYO,,, PERO KUNG GUSTO NINYO PLUNDERERS, WOMANIZER, ACTORS,,, OKAY LANG, BASTA HUWAG LANG KAYO MAG REKLAMO BAKIT GANITO ANG BANSA NATIN.

  • simondj

    BAKA KASI SABIHIN NA NAMAN NINYO,,, SI BRO EDDIE NAG LILINGKOD NA SA PINAKAMATAAS NA PANGALAN,,, GUSTO PA MA DEMOTE

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/AH7MNEFRF4G4ZQ6PA2OE4Z3BEU Verlito

    Bro. Eddie defy the law of GOD about serving two masters as indicated in the HOLY BIBLE. If indeed, he is truly a MAN OF GOD he will reconsider and discern his decision of involving himself in politics by running as Senator.

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_AQ7FKNAHJQWEDZKOGGWF7E3ZZU Gene

      he is not a man of god. he man of the money.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_FLJTDAJBXYODZXD5KAK76UT73Q Nerraw

    Dapat magbitiw muna bilang leader ng JIL, busy kana nga sa posisyon mo ngayon papasok kapa sa pulitika..ibig sabihin gahaman kana nyan, kung baga sigurista. baka matalo ok lang 10% naman ang tithing, marami sila..isa lang ibig sabihin sa pag takbo nyan..PERA at POWER….

  • MULEN

    Actually, there’s not much difference between an organized christian religion and the bureaucracy and in fact they have one thing in common. In the bureaucracy, if you want to have your transaction go unhampered, you have to bribe your way through. In religion, to ensure a clear path to heaven, you have to pay the mandated tithes to your local pastors. Pera pera lang iyan. Ang kaibahan lang ang sa mga pastor kasi langit ang ipinapangako kapalit ng ikasampu. Daming nauuto at mauuto nyan kasama na iyong “Pambansang Tulog”.  

    • concern_pinoy_citizen

      Wow, what a false claim.  Catholic or Atheist ka ba Mulen? Clearly you don’t have an iota of idea what a tithe is. 

      • taga_ilog

        “Atheists and agnostics, Jews and Mormons are among the highest-scoring groups on a new survey of religious knowledge, outperforming evangelical Protestants, mainline Protestants and Catholics on questions about the core teachings, history and leading figures of major world religions.”
        hinde porke’t atheist, walang alam sa religion, in fact may survey sa US dyan, and it is a known fact that most atheist are intellectuals. 

      • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_AQ7FKNAHJQWEDZKOGGWF7E3ZZU Gene

        no one has the right to collect tithes except the Levites. kaya kung may gumagamit ng pangongotong sa anyo ng ‘ikapu, wala silang karapatan doon.

  • wawa2172

    Here we go again, a self-confessed righteous Christian leader wanting to be in politics after losing his chance to be the president of the republic. If he is really man of God, he should focus on his job to preach the word of the lord and not to do multitasking. Baka mawala si Lord sa radar ni JIL leader dahil mas masarap ang pork at perks sa senate. He must resign as JIL head so he can have a focus on politics. He must respect the separation of church and state, as its true as other had posted, he cannot served two masters at the same time.

  • carlcid

    Bro. Eddie is a legend in his own mind. He’s run for public office before, always unsuccessfully. The results of this senatorial run are predictable. He will lose miserably, as usual. Why does he continue to run? To keep himself in the public eye? As a fund-raising gimmick? Probably both.

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_AQ7FKNAHJQWEDZKOGGWF7E3ZZU Gene

      kase mas malalaki ang abuloy na ibinibigay ng members t’wing tatakbo siya.

  • $23257130

    pppppwwweeehhhh kadiri. 

  • dequis

    gastos ng mga JIL ang pakikisawsaw niya sa pulitika kasali na dian ang tithe ng huling laban ni pambansang kamao 

    • concern_pinoy_citizen

      Pacman is a member of the Newlife Church under Pastor Jeric Soriano.  So ang tithe niya ay wala sa JIL.  Newlife and JIL are two different born-again christian churches.

  • turbogirl9

    Brod, sa diyos ba kayo O sa Kwarta? you cannot served  two master.

    • juansanmateo

      havent won yet…and youve seen the future…nice logic!

      • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_AQ7FKNAHJQWEDZKOGGWF7E3ZZU Gene

        kada tatakbo sa pwesto si villanueva, mas yumayaman siya kase napipilitang magbigay ang mga alipores niya.

  • turbogirl9

    politik is kwarta, they are corrupt, because they do not know business

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_PNTIGXL3JZVKOJDRXXDYGGBUUY Jerry

    What separation of church and state some of you guys are talking about. Where in the constitution can you find that a minister can’t run for public office. He’s not bringing worship service there. He will legislate laws.

    • Ramses

      Yes, including the collection bag if I may add.

    • BawalAngReklamador

      Kung PWEDENG tumakbo sa POLITIKA ang LIDER ng isang SIMBAHAN..

      DAPAT pwede na ding PATAWAN ng BUWIS yung SIMBAHAN na PINAGSISILBIHAN nya bilang lider..

  • Ramses

    It’s more likely that being BORN AGAIN doesn’t excite him anymore.  There’s a term for that.  It means BORED AGAIN.

  • pinoy_abno

    mang eddie kapal mo talaga…yumaman ka na sa JIL…kulang pa ba yun. Ngayon naman kaban nang bayan ang puntirya mo.

  • http://www.facebook.com/ramon.seeker Ramon Seeker

    I don’t understand this nation? We seem to sympathize gamblers, chain smoker’s and alcoholics.  Are we naturally against a good man? Or we’re just afraid that he might influence our lives to turn to God. If we gave the AKBAYAN, BAYAN Muna the chance why not a cause which teaches Christ?

    • Filpino

      dahil pinapaniwala nya ang mga members nya ng daan papunta kay Lord, ayun pala may personal motive sya sa pulitika.

      Hindi sya pwede ikumpara sa mga pari na pumasok sa pulitika dahil ang mga pari naman na iyon ay matagal na nilang pinakita ang motibo nila na ayaw nila sa katiwalian sa gobyerno at mga uri ng sugal at droga.

      May topak na ang taong ito.Lumabas na ang tunay na ispiritu na nagbulong sa kanya.

      • concern_pinoy_citizen

        Kilala mo ba si Bro. Eddie?  Are you following his spiritual sermons in the TV?  I guess not because if you did, then you will know that Bro. Eddie from the start of his ministry is always advocating against corruption, vices and violence.  Huwag kang humusga kung wala kang alam.  Ikaw yata ang may topak.

  • pinoy_abno

    I believe in the collective wisdom of the people to be elected in the Senate,” he said…..

    Sotto…Lapid…Revilla….pwe

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/ITN3RZOUSPKRVQ6FCGJDOK3JYQ Joker

    Sana naturuan n’ya muna ang kanyang mga miyembro para umangat ang kabuhayan; tapos gagayahin n’ya na lang para sa buong bansa.

  • damatannapo

    Naku hindi pa ba sapat ang pagiging evangelist bilang lingkod bayan?

    Ambisyon na yan…..Power Trip

    Brod..hindi ka mananalo Sori

  • tilamsik

    lols.. ginamit lang na negosyo ang pagiging evangelist kuno para magkapuhunan sa pulitika

  • Filpino

    May kakilala akong duktor ng anak ko, JIL follower sya. Todo bilib kay Bro. Eddie kaya ng kumamdidatong Pangulo talaga naman naniwala ang duktor na ang Diyos ang may sabi kay bro. eddie na tumakbo. Eh natalo ayon, ang tagal bago bumalik sa katinuan ang mokong. 

    Buti pa ang mga Obispo at mga Cardinal at Pope ng simbahan di pumapasok sa ganito.

    Ang mga pari may ilan pumapasok din sa pulitika yung mga hindi na talaga matiis ang maling sistema.

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_PNTIGXL3JZVKOJDRXXDYGGBUUY Jerry

      Hindi nga pumapasok todo naman ang pakikialam.

    • concern_pinoy_citizen

      I would like to correct your statement that ang mga pare ng simbahang Katoliko ay hindi pumapasok sa ganito.  Hindi nga sila kumakandidato pero sobra naman ang pamomolitika nila and it should recently during the RH Bill issue.  It’s the same old pen but with different stroke.

  • pinoy_abno

    Kung alam ninyo lang ang ginawang pagpayaman nang mag-asawang villanueva sa JIL hindi ninyo siya iboboto. Si aling dory at mang eddie madalas magpunta sa hong kong para mag-shopping.

  • indiosbravos2002

    NO WAY!

    • LJ1200

       YES WAY!

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_NPV7TOHIJPG3UMTLQDTHLQJR7Y Jack

    malaki na siguro nakuhang campaign fund kay manny kaya pwede ng tumakbong senador

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_NPV7TOHIJPG3UMTLQDTHLQJR7Y Jack

    eddie should get robert reyes, the running pries,t as his campaign manager para sure winner na siya sa 2013 senatorial elections

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/LU7NPIJZHTPETTJUFYYTTI2KHA Karel

    pera pera lang yan

  • acidicboy

    ang kapal ng mukha nito.  messianic complex talaga. sinuka na nga noon, pinipilit pa ang sarili… didn’t he used to boast that he commanded millions of votes when he ran for president?  lol…

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_CRBW2RJR4WNWVIDZVSCLFQK4KQ Spike

    nakaipon na kasi ng pork barrel yung anak niya at nakauto na naman sila ng mga “believers” 

  • concern_pinoy_citizen

    I like Bro. Eddie Villanueva as a Minister or Pastor,  But I don’t like him to become a politician because politics is always a dirty world and will surely influenced Bro. Eddie.  When he run for President in 2010, he asked the support of a sect pastor, who claimed to be the new Jesus Christ.  What was Bro. Eddie thinking that time?  As a Pastor, he knows better that he should not yoke with unbelievers more so with a false prophet.  It clearly showed that Bro. Eddie was already influenced that early by the dirty world of politics.  I don’t see him influencing his colleagues in politics but it’s the other way around.

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/Q2PQRWE4EA3I5CJXQCSQME2JZM Eduardo

    Wow!! Where’s the Separation of Church (or sect in JIL’s case) and State dito? tsk3x. para din yata yung Congressman Abante na Pastor din. ano ba ito! Buti pa ang Iglesia ni Cristo hindi sumasali sa eleksyon. Nag endorso lang ng kandidato basta tama lang yung bayad nila sa Iglesia.

    • RomyLitz

      They wanted not a separation or divorce, but a marriage of the Church and the State. Now, in any marriage, the husband is the head of the family. This marriage, the State is the husband.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_YAU43R25CAHGNYPHE6HLAM3V6Y Benjamin

    walang kadaladala itong talunan na to..sabihin na naman nya diyos ang nag-utos sa kanya para kumandidato…

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/Q2PQRWE4EA3I5CJXQCSQME2JZM Eduardo

    Brother Eddie: God whispered in my ear that I should create a new religion.
    Felix Manalo: God whispered in my ear that I am an angel and that I should create my religion.
    Eli Soriano: God whispered in my ear that I am the chosen one and that I should create a new religion.
    Quiboloy: God whispered in my ear that I am the appointed son of God and so I will create a new religion.

    Haaay naku sa mga taga sunod sa mga taong ito, buksan niyo ang inyong mga mata at isipan na pineperahan lang kayo.

    • concern_pinoy_citizen

      Can you substantiate your statements above? Can you provide a website or link showing that indeed these people really made these statements?

      • http://profile.yahoo.com/Q2PQRWE4EA3I5CJXQCSQME2JZM Eduardo

        pasensya na po kung isa ka sa mga sumusunod sa kanila. 

      • RomyLitz

        Sigurado , follower yan. Wala tayong magagawa.

      • Magsasaka

         ikaw na ang maghanap kung interesado ka malaman ang totoo

      • LJ1200

         Lighten up, it’s a joke.

    • LJ1200

       Bro Mike Velarde: God whispered in my ear and I can be a “charismatic” leader and I should not create my own religion.  Makikisakay na lang ako sa mga Katoliko dahil marami na sila.

      • RomyLitz

        Mike Velarde : I have to go to the Marie  Spencer, time to stretch my wrinkles on my ageing face. Hindi maganda sa TV !!
        Quiboloy : Ako rin, have to maintain  my baby face !!
        Tagle : I still have a lot of hairs !
        Eddie : I need a dye for my diminishing hair. Wrinkles , never mind.

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_AQ7FKNAHJQWEDZKOGGWF7E3ZZU Gene

      habang umeebak daw si mike velarde when he was visited by his god. geez…!

      • LJ1200

         Well, God is everywhere.

    • RomyLitz

      El Shaddai : Eggs for sale !! if you have no eggs, eggplants will do…

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/ZLAGLGDEIA7L3AYVJ7BFJF6HBM jean

    First the Catholic Talibans, and now Evangelical Talibans! Oh seriously please, this country is going down the drain already, and the last thing we need is a “theocratic government!!!”

    Secularism and Realism NOW!!!

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/Q2PQRWE4EA3I5CJXQCSQME2JZM Eduardo

      Isama mo na ang Iglesia ni Manalo Blood Suckers!

      • LJ1200

         Pati na rin Dating Daan ni Bro. Eli at yung kay Quiboloy

      • emilio panganiban

        p

      • RomyLitz

        Yep, all religious groups that interfered and endorsed candidates and went to the streets , congress, press and media to voice their worldy concern shoud be taxed !! Needless to say that includes too the mostly bald headed or no-hair-today Bishops, Quiboloy , who climed live TV that he and Moses were classmates and the I Need Cash groups, the New and Old Way ministry..etc and etc..

    • RomyLitz

      Yep, the the state and the church should be one now, and everybody pays taxes, no exceptions !!

  • Magsasaka

    cult leader running for senate hehehe, greed greed greed

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/ITN3RZOUSPKRVQ6FCGJDOK3JYQ Joker

      Kung ang pinuno ng isang sekta ay mukhang magpapasikat na, malamang hindi na ito para sa Dios. Ang kasabihan nga naman na “only fools will follow a fool”.

      Bato-bato sa langit, ang tatamaan wag magagalit.

      • Magsasaka

        tama

    • RomyLitz

      The congress should now pass the “Church Interference” Law where it merely stipulates that those religious groups that run for any government post thru election and joined the parliamentarizing activities on the streets and expression of protest in the media or the press should be TAXED accordingly. Maybe this time they will know the meaning of the separation of the state and the church or shall we say the Divorce of the Church and the State…

      • Magsasaka

        i agree and next to that some amendments in our constitution, there will be no separation of church and state, all churches should be under the state

      • RomyLitz

        that should be the case,the state rules over the nation including the church. GOD ordained a human form of government.

    • beerhunters

      This is called “Go Negosyo”!

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_7W7IOOVSMXPI4IM4SMGC47FS7I larry

    Oh My Gulay, not another G!!!! grrrriiiiiiirrrr

  • usaf9

    Pastor Quiboloy, Mike Velarde, Eduardo Manalo and Bacani pls. also run. hahaha!  

    • RomyLitz

      These Protestant religious leaders, Bishops , Cardinals and “derivative” groups of  CBCP should now be booked to pay their taxes. It is clearly unfair since they have billions of pesos in assets to foot their electioneering activities and they have their unlimited sermons or schmoozing at the  pulpit every sunday yet they are not paying taxes and the are not supposed to meddle with the state affairs by literally viewing the statutes on their separation from the affairs of governance and their religious groups..

  • Maitum

    at least I am for him…is there any corruption issue? nay….

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_AQ7FKNAHJQWEDZKOGGWF7E3ZZU Gene

      he is promising salvation that he can’t guarantee. that is corruption and estafa by itself!

      • beerhunters

        Exactly! At least the Insurance companies pay the beneficiaries of the insured. 

    • RomyLitz

      Yep, Matt 28:18-20 strongly prohibited him to do it. He should read and re-read the Bible.

  • bugoybanggers

    Iba talaga ang mga mentalidad ng mga KAMPON ni PASTOR SATANAS. Aangal kung bakit nakikialam kuno ang mga KATOLIKO sa pang GOBIERNOng usapan yun pala, sila mismo ay balak o talagang papasukin ang POLITIKA? Mga KULTO tama nga naman kayo kasi kayo ay LIGTAS na ayun sa paniniwala ng inyong LORD of the RINGS. Ang sa KATOLIKO kapag tatakbo ka para sa POLITIKA, dapat titiwalag muna kaya nga si AMONG ED ginawa iyon. Kayong mga KULTO? PASTOR nga naman talaga! Mabuhay ang mga kampon ni PASTOR Satanas. Mabuhay ang tinaguriang DEMOKRASYAng BANSA hango  sa mga alituntunin sa BIBLIYA na gawa ni PASTOR Satanas sa mga alagad niyang mga KANO at mga TUTANG Pinoy.

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_TJ2TJXPNBDRDQCG3A223KYFGYA michael

      this comment did’nt make much sense

      • http://profile.yahoo.com/ATXQMVQWCIUQK6OFJRYPZ4A2EA Setsuna

        Yes…..it made my head hurt

      • bugoybanggers

        Sapul si PASTOR. Ipakita mo ang talino mo na galing kay SATANAS.

      • bugoybanggers

        Tinamaan ka kasi.. Ako nagpakatotoo, matalino ka diba? Idaan mo sa ENGLISH o yung mga saulado mong BIBLIYA. Kawawawa ka naman, tinamaan ng SAPUL! Larga!

  • RomyLitz

    At least this guy is bringing his cause to the senate unlike the CBCP bishops parliamentarizing activies . However two caveats, one, how is he going to thread the separation of the state and the church principle, and two, nowhere in the Bible that the apostles or disciples in the New Testament ran for a government or Ceasar’s post? Moses abandoned his post and Daniel declined it. Book of  Revelation further said, we are the kingdom of the priests, not politicians??

    • $25214711

      Kabayan walang word na “parliamentarizing” . Pero tama ang sinabi mo at least may guts sya kaya lang sana wag nalang. Tama karin kasi ang pope ine-elect. Political process pa rin.  

      • RomyLitz

        YEp, I know there is no such word but I like it. Thanks !!

  • superlucky2

    Tapos ang senado pagnanalo itong isang kulto. Palpak

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_TJ2TJXPNBDRDQCG3A223KYFGYA michael

      Calling a pastor a cult leader? 1+1=466,asd#%^,yte

      • http://profile.yahoo.com/ATXQMVQWCIUQK6OFJRYPZ4A2EA Setsuna

        AbnormL yanc super lucky,

      • 1GeorgeTolentino2

        Why not, the JIL is so personality centered. Their leadership is limited to the Villanueva clan alone. After Eddie, they members only pay homage to Joel. JIL has all the qualities of a cult doesn’t it?

  • Rovingmoron

    Just hoping that Rev. Eddie Villanueva, if he becomes senator, will not sponsor a bill that gives the Church the power to intervene in the affairs of government.

  • Philcruz

    I would rather that he did not run. Bible-toting and Bible-spouting lawmakers, especially the head of a sect, is going to cause irritants and problems.

  • UrHONOR

    NANG nakikialam, PINATATAKBO.
    Nang TATAKBO, pinakikialamanan.

    Sadyang walang paglalagyan! :)

    • demonYOU

       TSUPAeng eto ba ang hinahala mo o yung si tesda boy?

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_AQ7FKNAHJQWEDZKOGGWF7E3ZZU Gene

    The Messiah then began to speak to them in parables: “A man planted a vineyard. He put a wall around it, dug a pit for the winepress and built a watchtower. Then he rented the vineyard to some farmers and moved to another place.  At harvest time he sent a servant to the tenants to collect from them some of the fruit of the vineyard. But they seized him, beat him and sent him away empty-handed.  Then he sent another servant to them; they struck this man on the head and treated him shamefully. He sent still another, and that one they killed. He sent many others; some of them they beat, others they killed.

    “He had one left to send, a son, whom he loved. He sent him last of all, saying, ‘They will respect my son.’

    “But the tenants said to one another, ‘This is the heir. Come, let’s kill him, and the inheritance will be ours.’ So they took him and killed him, and threw him out of the vineyard.

    — Wala nang kasunod dahil ipinadala na ang anak. lahat ng sumunod ay mga huwad.

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/276L22SZM5ZUQGV24IL4ZEF6UA Edward

      sapol nyo kapatid!

  • $25214711

    Ilang beses nag plank sa pagka pres. ngayon senador naman. Gaano sya kayaman at parang hindi sya nauubusan ng pera for campaign?

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_M6UL2UG4OGTMCLSYGB5MVJ7USE InSearchOfTruth

      maubos man ngayon walang problema kasi bukas may kokolektahin ulit siya

    • RomyLitz

      Any religious group, being tax exempt, is awash with cash. 

  • RomyLitz

    Time for the congress to pass a law that doesn’t exempt any church organization to pay tax !!

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/276L22SZM5ZUQGV24IL4ZEF6UA Edward

      you are right! It is time to amend that Article 6, Section 28(2) of the 1987 Philippine Constitution…para magkaalam kung sino ang matitira sa mga kultong grupong na nagsulputan sa kasalukuyang panahon…Anyway, matagal ng pabor ang Inang Simbahan na buhisan ang Simbahan gaya sa ibang bansa…

      biro nyo nasa 40,000 kultong grupo na sila and counting…nong meron sa mga kultong grupo kungbakit naglipana sila sa kasalukuyang panahon?

      • RomyLitz

        Yep, the taxes can start pruning the “cult” masquerading as a religious sector when in fact human trafficking or money laundering are rampantly violated if not nakedly abused. Why? Because the church enjoys an unlimited exemptions !! Tax all of them now !!

      • $25214711

         Allowed po ba sa batas yun. abuloy para sa congregasyon  gagawing campaign fund, di po ba ia-account ng comelec yung pondo mo? Saan papasok yung batas ng comelec tungkol sa campaign fund? Anu bayan? 

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_AQ7FKNAHJQWEDZKOGGWF7E3ZZU Gene

    nagtatalo pa ba tayo? hindi naman magiging senador ‘yan, pero mananalo pa rin sa dami ng makokolekta. manalo’t matalo, talo ang mga minions niya. hehehehe… 

  • beerhunters

    Ecclesiates 1:15 “That which is crooked cannot be made straight: and that which is wanting cannot be numbered.”

    • RomyLitz

      Matt 28:18-20 says Eddie should not go to the house of congress but discipling them AND baptizing people in the name of the Father, the Son and the Holy Ghost… How can he follow , 24-hours a day, this commandment if he stay in congress very occupied and busy with the bills deliberation and acting as peacemakers? He should go disciple and baptize….no..never …act as a peacemaker or lawmaker…HE should know that Apostle Paul was a great troublemaker when it comes to evangelization duties…

  • kishbuff

    Walang kadala-dala na matalo ang mamang ito na sabi nya e sugo daw ng Diyos!

  • bogart

    d ako magpapauto sa pastor na ito. bilugin na lang niya mgaa kapanalig niya. mamang pastor e di naman po tanga ang nakkarrami.wala po  kami pag ekapo’

  • beerhunters

    Hey! Bro. Eddie Villanueva aka “Ka Nonnie” you said before “ibagsak ang naghaharing uri, kapitalismo at itaguyod at pa-igtingin ang pambansang sandatahang pakikibaka”, then why are you now on and with the system??

  • 1voxPopuli

    gusto kaagad national position, di ba pwedeng pa-mayor mayor muna?

  • naki lima

    Bro. Eddie i think this is the time that you have to accept that politics is not for you…

    • RomyLitz

      Better for Eddie to face the politician Bishops or fake religious groups on a TV live one-on-one debate on the biblicality of the bishops interference of the state affairs. If Eddie does this, he is more respectable than any president of the Philippines.

  • Bayawak

    kunwari pa bible-bible pa,pulitika lang pala ang patutunguhan ng mga ito.
    kulang pa ata 10% kaya target nito pork barrel.Sabi ko na nga ba mga born again  na to are fake!

    • beerhunters

      siya talaga’y isang makata, bulaklak at tamis ng dila ay gamit n’ya, pati na ang bibliya’y sabit niya,
      masdan at anak niya’y na sa TESDA na at hepe pa

  • calipso_2100

    Yan lang pakay mo sa senado? Maging peacemaker, middleman pag may hindi nag uunawaan? Babaw!

    • RomyLitz

      that is just a masquerade, the real target is the Pork Barrel…peacemaker kasi eh !!

    • MULEN

      He can’t even make peace with Mike Velarde because of some squabble over the ownership of a UHF channel. Now he wants to make himself known as a peacemaker. What an a$$.

  • Philcruz

    Pacquiao the lawmaker wants to be a preacher.  Now Villanueva the preacher wants to be a lawmaker. Will he also get knocked out?

  • dequis

    hindi ipiprint ng comelec sa balota ang pangalan ni eddie villanueva, maniwala kayo sa’kin. sinabi sa akin ni Lord iyan.

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_TJ2TJXPNBDRDQCG3A223KYFGYA michael

      Pano pag na print? Cno b kc yang Lord na kausap mo? Adik lang?

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/NWS5555HSDDFIVPBZEC2QPBOGM Nelson

    Hoy Brother Eddie how do we know that it was really God who is whispering in your ear? You’re a very lucky mortal, imagine God talking with you! Tinalo mo pa si Pope John Paul who never had the opportunity to talk with God!

    Peacemaker in the senate? You’re nuts! We need good law makers! What is your definition ba of a peacemaker? Puro religion, puro religion . . . . lahat kayo puro fake . . . mga iglesia ni Manalo, mga bishop ng mga Katoliko . . . mga Muslim . . .you are all religious crooks using God for business!  lahat kayo ginagamit si “God!” Shame on you!

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/ATXQMVQWCIUQK6OFJRYPZ4A2EA Setsuna

      God wants to talk to everyone, but only few want to listen

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/I3HVNMJ7MGELIQ4ZI436H67BYY Darius

       Pare ang laki yata ng dinadala mong sama ng loob..ikaw ano ba ang pwede mong magawa para sa bansa natin? Hindi mo kilala si Bro. Eddie para pagsalitaan mo ng ganyan. He took many bullets for his beloved country..

    • simondj

      ano ba ang nangyari sa iyo?  ang Diyos po kinakausap ang tao sa pamamagitan ng kangyang sulat (bible),,, pero ang tao ayaw pakausap.  ikaw may kamaganak ka siguro sa abroad, kung mahal ka nila susulatan ka rin nila.

    • beerhunters

      voices heard whispering within that all important mass inside the cranium is a strong indication/symptom of the onset of schizoprenia or Alzhiemer disease!

  • simonibarra27

    Pautang inang Pastor to oo, CBCP nakikialam na sa lahat ng ginagawa ng Republika sasali pa tong Pastor nato! marami pala talagang pera sa Pinas!

  • Lakan Dupil

    Kung si JV Ejercito, Jack Enrile, c Nancy Binay, Mitos Magsaysay, Ernesto Maceda, Antonio Trillanes, Cynthia Villar ang mga pagpipilian.. aba kay Bro Eddie na ako. May maituturing na karunungan sa ekonomiya, batas at pamamahala. At hindi mga hired na abugado ang mag-iisip sa pagbuo ng mga batas.

    • 1GeorgeTolentino2

      Malamang maghihintay siay na bulungan ng diyos tuwing kailangang mag-isip.

      • Lakan Dupil

        Higit na mainam ang naghihintay at nakikinig sa Dios.

        2012/12/21 Disqus

      • beerhunters

        hearing a voice inside is one of the signs of schizoprenia

      • Lakan Dupil

         he he without your inner being or your spiritual being isa kang zombie. And if you can’t hear the inner voice, you are alien. Thanks for the gift of democracy..we are free to comment kahit ang mga hindi pinag iisipang comments

      • http://www.facebook.com/rodger.waters.12 Rogelio Aguas

        walang signs na ibibigay, dahil ang tatlong signs ay naibigay na: ang virgin birth, 3 days of noah in the whale’s belly, and gideon’s wool. and the Creator hated being tested, thus asking for a sign is a manifestation of a doubt. kaya by mere asking for a sign, is already a grave sin.

      • Lakan Dupil

        kanino mo naman nakuha ang iyong theology na iyan? Mas mainam na basahin mo ang Bibliya at suriin ang napapakinggan mong turo.

    • http://www.facebook.com/rodger.waters.12 Rogelio Aguas

      ang alam niyan sa economics ay gatasan ang mga members niya. para siyang me bakahan, kahit mamatay na ang mga members, tuloy lang ang pag-gatas. 

      ang mga apostoles nang sila ay atasan ng Messiah na mangaral at magturo, sinabihan sila na gumamit ng robe na walang bulsa. hindi sila hihingi ng pera at pakakainin sila ng Ama.

      tanong: nanghihingi ba ng abuloy si villanueva, voluntary ot otherwise?

  • 1GeorgeTolentino2

    Dun sa POC o sa PBA, naghahanap ng referee. Huwag mo nang sayanging pera ng bayan kung yan lang pakay mo.

  • ruben_bush

    Bro. Eddie … sige pero wag kang magbabago. wag maging trapo. 

  • boybakal

     Brother Eddie Villanueva, leader of the Jesus Is Lord (JIL) Christian sect joins Senate race…

    I thought we have Separation of Church and State….kaya bawal ang mga Pari at Obispo.
    Now, Brother Villanueva Okey.

    Pag Father, bawal, pag Brother Okay…Filipinos are really funny, comic.

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/I3HVNMJ7MGELIQ4ZI436H67BYY Darius

      The constitution does not ban religious leaders from running for public office. Separation of church and state does not apply here…even Father Ed Panlilio, a catholic priest ran for  governor in Pampanga and won
      I would rather have people in our government who love God and country…

      • boybakal

         Agree, but Father Panlilio disrobed to run as Governor, in short he was a civilian.
        Same should be to Brother Ed, relinquish the Leadership of his church and run as ordinary candidate without affiliation.

      • penguinoy

        he should quit as leaders nang JIL kapag natalo huwag na bumalik, anong klaseng temporarily resignation. Bakit wala bang qualified na mga jil pastors na puwedeng pumalit sa kanya? 

        kaya hindi nya mabitawan eh ito ang bread maker nila basahin ang JIL Constitution

        ARTICLE II, PARAGRAPH III OF THE JIL CONSTITUTIONWe affirm that as a religious corporation and Corporation Sole, the overall ownership, stewardship, management and administration of the people, finances, assets, properties and facilities of the JILCW and its ancillary ministries (JILCWMFI, JILCF, etc.), of whatever nature, wherever it may be situated, be it inside and/or outside of the Philippines, however it may be called and referred to in other jurisdiction are subject to the universal supreme control, authority, mandate and administration of its Founder-Spiritual Director and International President, Bishop Eduardo C. Villanueva.

      • http://www.facebook.com/rodger.waters.12 Rogelio Aguas

        AND HAD PANLILIO ABLE TO STOP JUETENG? walang jueteng kung walang corrupt. being the barometer of corruption if the philippine setting, where jueteng exists, so do corrupt leaders.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_4C2SFYIH52Y2KR7QPZPHJO2XQQ sl1

    Brother Eddie, just devote your time to God’s teaching and not enter politics. Why do you need to enter politics when you can help your fellowmen in your present status unless you have other intentions. Politics & religion doesn’t mix good result that’s the reason religion and state are separated in our constitution.

    • simondj

      iyan, malapit ka na,, politics and religion when mixed together results oppression. the people in that era, when politics and religion mingled together were oppressed to death, so the people declare to themselves, particularly the framers of the US constitution, to separate the state and the church from each other. the state should recognize no (state) church.
      but this does not mean, the church can not voice their opinion.

  • poltergeist_fuhrer

    andito na naman ang napakayaman na born again….

    sabi mo nuon mannanalo ka kasi yan ang utos ng dios…pero, hindi ka nanalo…SIGURADO BANG DIOS ANG NAKAUSAP MO???

    • sked482

      Try to dig a bit about their lifestyle and you’ll see that he and his wife and family have relatively simple lives.

      Still, I wish he would stay out of politics.

      • poltergeist_fuhrer

        simple lives ba na andun siya sa MGM na nanunuuod ng laban ni pacquaio???a simple life cant afford to waste money in goin abroad

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/OGNBATQP6PD7MV7P6GPSPW7PSQ Tommy

    Puro commies na nagpapatakbo ng ating gobyerno.   Pati mga bagong batas natin puro inspired by the communists.

  • Crysis_III

    He might be a better man than the likes of Jinggoy, Lapid or Sotto.. If I were to choose I would pick him any day than those crooks….

    • poltergeist_fuhrer

      na parehas ni sereno na appointed daw sila ni god…hahaha…magsama sama na kayio sa mental

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/I3HVNMJ7MGELIQ4ZI436H67BYY Darius

    He loves the Lord Jesus Christ and his dedication to his country is beyond doubt.  I’d rather have him in the Senate..

    • bugoybanggers

      He love Lord of the RINGS. Gold, gold gold…

    • poltergeist_fuhrer

      loving lord jesus christ through money…wasting money para mapanood lang si pacquaio sa SIN city of VEGAS…YAHOOOOOOOOOO

      • Crysis_III

        bakit malinis ka ba? wala ka bang SIN? hahaha. 

      • http://www.facebook.com/rodger.waters.12 Rogelio Aguas

        we are all sinners, pero hindi kami kumokolekta ng pera para sa salvation. ang tithes ay para lang sa mga Levites na hindi binigyan ng parte nang hatiin ang Isarael sa 11 parts. wala silang karapatan sa yaman at lupa, pero hahatian sila ng 1/10 nh lahat ng tribo ni Israel for the maintenance of tabernacles and the temple. 1/10? are you a Levite or are you a plain estapador na nangangako ng hindi mo kayang ibigay?

    • http://www.facebook.com/rodger.waters.12 Rogelio Aguas

      kawawa ka naman…. pwede naman gamitin ang utak kahit two minutes lang.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_VPSXDLCQEZGZDJSX32G7PYHNCI Noel

    In an interview, Villanueva said the reason why he wants to be in the Senate is to mediate between the opposing and fighting senators.  

    • http://www.facebook.com/rodger.waters.12 Rogelio Aguas

      he wants the pork barrel. money is his lord. jesus did not exist. jesus was derived from greek word iesus, meaning hail to zeus or the healing zeus.

  • dangerzone1234

    sugapa sa pera talaga di pa kontento

  • regd

    The end of the world will happen when these so called religious authorities, pastors, bishops, clergy’s etc especially the catholic church stops interfering with the affairs of the state.

    I do not foresee that ever happening hence we’re ok. Life continues and stupid people continue to be stupid.

  • beerhunters

    Torontostar, canada. fraudsters scam fellow filipino community in investing in chain of chiropractic clinic
    Rowena Villanueva, 47, and her husband, Quintin Robles, 57, are each charged with 16 counts of fraud over $5,000. Villanueva also faces charges of theft of a credit card and using a credit card obtained by crime. The couple spent Wednesday in custody and were scheduled for a bail hearing on Thursday

    • demonYOU

       Hindi ba nag-carolling ang mga born again sa inyo? yung mga kaibigan at kamaganak ko diyan hindi mga born again pero pumunta mga born again at nagcarolling. Baka eto ang budget nila para sa kandidato nila si villanueva.

    • Frankfreud27

      what’s  the relationship of Rowena Villanueva to Eddie Villanueva. Are they related? please let me know. I’m puzzled by your  comment.

  • zugz

    last time he used God as a reason to enter politics but lost. and now this  wooo crazy .
     . anyway good luck Eddie. anything can happen in da pilipins . in 2010,  15 million people voted for a mongoloid. :)

  • jdelacruz13

    beside “entertainers” now we have “jokers” …. we already have Trapos , Tongresman , Senatong  …..Sana may banda din para mas masaya .

  • Jesse_Bruce_Pinkman

    When you use God in anything, you must be lying because God does not exist. God is just a creation of brilliant minds who believe there is someone or something that transcends anything they and will ever know.

    Brother Eddie, say you just want to serve.

    • simondj

      in the beginning God created the heavens and the earth. what is your question?

      • Jesse_Bruce_Pinkman

        My question is:

        Are you fúcking stupid?

  • Josemakabayan

    Bro. Eddie is a practitioner of the saying TRY AND TRY AGAIN UNTIL YOU SUCCEED !!! But I thought there is a separation of the church and state ??? That’s why some of the priests who opted to run for public office have to resigned from their religious assignments !!!!!!! I guess Bro. Eddie is exempted from that because he thinks he is the church he represents ??????

  • ohnioknieves

    C’mon rev Eddie Villanueva, it’s written in the scriptures that “YOU cannot serve 2 Masters”!  Concentrate on your brethren especially your pastors overseas, “for they do not know what they are preaching”.

  • wehd1nga

    brother galit na galit sa iyo si mommy dionesia laki na pera nahut-hot mo kay pacman pinagta-tapon mo pa yung mga santo dasalan niya, whats worst is ginawa mo ng bakasyunan mansiyon ni pacman nilantakan mo pa laman ng ref at inubos lahat ng pagkain sa kusina.

    • Frankfreud27

      baka kasama ka nila ng sumugod sila kina Pacman… alam mong nangyari eh!

  • Almighty Creator

    HOPE HE WINS

    • http://www.facebook.com/rodger.waters.12 Rogelio Aguas

      ARTICLE II, PARAGRAPH III OF THE JIL CONSTITUTION
      We affirm that as a religious corporation and Corporation Sole, the overall ownership, stewardship, management and administration of the people, finances, assets, properties and facilities of the JILCW and its ancillary ministries (JILCWMFI, JILCF, etc.), of whatever nature, wherever it may be situated, be it inside and/or outside of the Philippines, however it may be called and referred to in other jurisdiction are subject to the universal supreme control, authority, mandate and administration of its Founder-Spiritual Director and International President, Bishop Eduardo C. Villanueva.

    • http://www.facebook.com/rodger.waters.12 Rogelio Aguas

      if you are what your alias says you are, make him win. if he didn’t, you’re f@cked!

  • penguinoy

    talagang hindi titigil si Eddie hanggat hindi nya nakakamit ang pangarap nyang maging pangulo.
    more than 34 years na nag pastor, hindi pa nasiyahan tumakbo 2x for president.. natalo ngayon senador na naman.. tapos ang mga tithes and offerings nang JIL ang gagamitin for his campaign.. 

    ang mga fulltime pastors nya sa mga probinsya halos nag bus na lang, kapag may sakit halos walang maipagamot sa pamilya masabi lang nakakapaglingkod sila sa dios, pero itong is Eddie eh parang hindi na nahiya. masunod lamang ang gusto tsk tsk

    • penguinoy

      Paki basa na lang itong JIL Constitution ito siguro marahil kung bakit hindi maiwan ni Eddie ang pagiging leader nang JIL mag mag concentrate na lang sa politika.. the JIL is a big business ni Eddie, if he wants to become a politician bumaba sya sa JIL ibigay sa iba ang leadership. at mag concentrate sya sa pagiging politiko nya total yon naman ang gusto nya.

      ARTICLE II, PARAGRAPH III OF THE JIL CONSTITUTION
      We affirm that as a religious corporation and Corporation Sole, the overall ownership, stewardship, management and administration of the people, finances, assets, properties and facilities of the JILCW and its ancillary ministries (JILCWMFI, JILCF, etc.), of whatever nature, wherever it may be situated, be it inside and/or outside of the Philippines, however it may be called and referred to in other jurisdiction are subject to the universal supreme control, authority, mandate and administration of its Founder-Spiritual Director and International President, Bishop Eduardo C. Villanueva.

      • beerhunters

        very informative posting!! 

      • http://profile.yahoo.com/7US4SIEZOJLP4A3BQLYYDY6UWQ Kim

        corporasyon sola…ibig sabihin ang may ari si villanueva lang…di kasama mga miyembro nya…

  • barakooo

    Sobra ang ambition ng taong ito. Yumaman na sa contribution ng mga tao hindi pa nakontento. Gusto talaga ng power.

  • simondj

    mabuti nga iyan marami ang pagpipilian,,, ngayon kung gusto ninyo plunderers, okay lang, basta huwag na huwag tayong mag rereklamo. whatever you sow you will reap.

  • Don Dee

    Religious leaders (any denomination) should not be allowed to run for public office until they “de-frock” first (separation of Church and State, HELLOOOO?!). Look, former Pampanga Governor Ed Panlilio did that at least. Paano ba mag-defrock ang mga JIL?

    • boypalabobo

      Nasa constitution ng Pilipinas kung sino ang pwede tumakbo. 
      Kahit sinong Pilipino nasa tamng edad pwede.Sino ka para itaboy ang batas ng Pilipinas?

      Hindi mo naiintindihan ang separation ng Church n State. Nagsimula yan sa Magna Carta – para sa proteksyon ng Church rather than State.

      • penguinoy

        kung may kahihiyan pa si Eddie he would quit as a leader of JIL and focus on his political campaign. 

      • boypalabobo

        Nasa constitution ng Pilipinas kung sino ang pwede tumakbo. 
        Kahit sinong Pilipino nasa tamng edad pwede.

        walang paki ang batas sa delicadeza.

      • penguinoy

        so inamin mo na wlang delicadez si eddie? walang syang pakialam basta matupad ang pangarap nyang maging pangulo nang bansa, matupad ang pangarap nya sa politika, eh di huwag nyang gamitin ang simbahan sa kanyang political campaign.

        natindindihan mo ba bobo_ni_dondee?

      • boypalabobo

        que meron que walang delicadeza, kahit sinong Pilipino sa tamang edad ang pwede tumakbo – nasa batas yan.  iyan ang dapat ninyong maintindihan.

      • penguinoy

        yah puwede syang tumakbo pro nakakahiya sya.. kung gusto nyang ganon wala naman pumipigil sa kanya eh, huwag nya lang gagamitin pera nang JIL para sa campaign nya.. sige takbo lang nang takbo.. 

      • http://www.facebook.com/rodger.waters.12 Rogelio Aguas

        pero wala sa magna carta ang delicadeza, ‘di ba? puro kapal lang ng mukha at pag-gamit ng pera ng mga miyembro. imbis na gastusin niya sa kampanya ang pera ng mga tao, itulong niya sa mga nangangailangan. pagnaka-ipon, itataya sa politika. parang lollipop ang mga miyembro niya. chupa-chupa lang.

      • boypalabobo

        walang kinalaman ang magna carta sa delicadeza – tama.

      • Don Dee

        Yes, even corrupt (but not convicted) people can run. I KNOW. If you notice on my next (more recent post) I was appealing to his sense of decency. I did not cite a provision in the constitution or cite any election law. I was asking for DELICADEZA!

        BTW, thanks for the tribute. You actually took the effort to create that profile huh. Lol. That is really pathetic. Haha. But hey, whatever floats your boat.

      • boypalabobo

        walang paki ang batas sa delicadeza.  dapat iyan ang maintindihan mo.

  • kilawon(the return)

    grabe kapal ng mga mukha nito ginagamit ang pangalan ng dyos para lang pansariling ambition sa politika! tsk….sana gawin kayong inasal sa dagat dagatang apoy ng ating panginoon! isama nyo narin ang arsobispo nakkisawsaw sa politika! tsk

  • Don Dee

    Brother Eddie, if you are a man of principle like you claim to be, you should remember to not allow your candidacy benefit from your being the leader of JIL movement. Make sure that not one centavo from the JIL is used to help your candidacy. That is CORRUPTION. Religious group ang JIL, hindi political group. That is mis-aligning of funds. The people that surround you that says it’s okay, because we want you to run, is the devil speaking to you! Gusto mong tumakbong senator or whatever? REMOVE yourself from the JIL. You must cut ALL TIES! Sense of decency. If Among Ed Panlilio did it, you should too! Tumakbo ka kung gusto mo. But do so with your own resources. Hindi resources ng JIL. Kung hindi, hindi lang ikaw corrupt, buong JIL ay corrupt. You are taking the whole movement down with you. And for what? Vanity and worldly ambition, which makes you no better than all those you have condemned. You have become one of them.

    • http://www.facebook.com/rodger.waters.12 Rogelio Aguas

      wala namang perang personal ‘yan. ilang taon na bang walang trabaho ‘yan kundi nangangako lang ng salvation pero hindi naman maipanalo ang sarili. kawawa naman ang mga niloloko niya.

      • Don Dee

        Well, Among Ed Panililio won with people power and little else. I still believe in the collective wisdom of the Filipino voters.

  • Dionysus Maguayan

    bro. eddie, you should have priorities like manny pacquiao..manny might be good in boxing but not as much in politics..to me, it seems that politics and being religious leader should not combine. let your son do the politicking not you as religious leader. you had already participated twice and maybe somebody is telling that you should not be involve in politics anymore you can do better being a religious leader.

  • beerhunters

    Eddie Villanueva does remember Tatang Valentin de los Santos, like himself, a self proclaimed prophet who lead his believers into a massacre at Mendiola.

  • http://www.facebook.com/rhobbernabe Bob Bernabe

    church and state iisa lang yan. ang pagsisilbi sa kapwa ay tungkulin at karapatan din ng kahit sinong tao. walang batas na nagbabawal na pumasok sa pulitika ang isang relihiyoso.

    • penguinoy

      then mag resign sya sa JIL, separate ang church and states.. walang pakialam ang church sa politika, kung gusto makialam magbayad muna nang tax ang simbahan.. tax exempt kayo kaya wala kayong say… 

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  • brunogiordano

    “Bro. Eddie Villanueva joins Senate race”

    GOOD!!!

    Walang masama na tumakbo siya bilang senador.

    Ang masama ay pag ibinoto siya ng mga tao at nanalo.

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/2B5HLZXGMPSQZ55NO35GDLYLHU LancelotL

    Approve. Bro Eddie lang iboboto ko.

  • Rio Legaspi

    still aspiring to become a politician? well n gambling they say ang umaayaw ay di nagwawagi, tha is kung marami kang puhnan. siguro marami sya puhunan and in-fact kung hindi naman galing sa pocket mo ang gagastusin sa campaign eh why not, kung kikita ka naman kahit alam mo na matatalo ka. In short politics, religion etc all rolled into one and that is business, eriod plain and simple…pag nasuwertihan na nagbago ihip ng hangin ng mga botante pero imposible ya sa sistema ng pinas election, what i mean kung may magdadala sa kanya baka sakali, ang tanong sino yun?Kailangan dagdagan pa miyembro…

  • julieboy

    GOOD SHOW!!!!! A man of God will not steal and will think of the people.Bro.Eddie has his JIL group,thats good enough to vote him in.Hope he does well,i have nothing against preachers of the faith as long as they are sincere and not dupp the poor using God as an instrument for money.I guess you know what im taking about.

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/XWH5SD6XPM3XKND6PJQQ32ZRAU Mabuhay

    Mas malaki ang ikapu sa Senado…….200million a year…..

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_AVMF52MK2ZW2XCZY5GFQLI72IY JOSHUA

    ay walang mangyayari sayo malamang talonan na naman eto

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