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Injustice swells NPA ranks

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A Pasay City prosecutor loses hundreds of thousands of pesos at the Resorts World casino, according to my sources.

Where does he get all the money to gamble?

What happened to an executive order issued during martial law  banning government personnel from the casinos?

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The ban should be strictly-enforced. A government official or employee should not be allowed in the casinos.

A government employee who gambles and loses heavily is likely to be corrupt.

For how can he or she support his/her vice on a government salary?

I’ll bet my last peso that this Pasay City prosecutor sells cases to litigants who offer him the highest bid.

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One of the candidates for a high office in Cebu province is known for fixing cases filed in a Court of Appeals (CA) branch in the Visayas.

He reportedly acted as a middleman between corrupt appellate court justices and rich litigants who had pending cases at the CA in Cebu.

This young man earned oodles and oodles of money as his share in fixing cases. People who know him say he’s a chip off the old block.

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It’s no longer surprising why many aggrieved citizens join the New People’s Army (NPA) or give the guerrillas financial or moral support because they could not get justice from the courts.

Many cases in our courts are decided based on money and not on merit.

I am not saying all judges and prosecutors are corrupt.  I am saying many of them are.

Aggrieved citizens who can’t find justice from the courts go to the NPA to seek justice, swelling the ranks and mass base of the NPA.

Or they hire assassins to even up the score.

I am not surprised why some judges and prosecutors have been killed by hired guns.

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The Aquino administration’s perceived persecution of its political opponents weeks before the start of the election campaign could backfire.

People are aware of the what many believe is   harassment of Pangasinan Gov. Amado Espino and Cebu Gov. Gwen Garcia who are not members of the administration’s Liberal Party.

Espino’s rival for the gubernatorial post is from the  LP, while the person who  replaced Garcia, who has been suspended on a graft case, is a sister of Cabinet  Secretary Rene Almendras.

The Aquino administration is making martyrs of Espino and Garcia, never mind whether they’re guilty of the charges against them.

The investigation of Espino on charges that he financed jueteng operations in Pangasinan, and Garcia’s suspension are ill-timed.

Voters might vent their ire on LP senatorial candidates in the 2013 elections.

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Why is Rosales (Pangasinan) Mayor Ricardo Revita not being investigated despite a call for an inquiry from the Sangguniang Bayan?

The town council has accused Revita of summary killings and the mysterious disappearance of his political opponents. It also claimed the mayor tolerates gambling in the town.

Revita, the council said, has placed the town under a reign of terror with the help of some members of the police force.

The mayor is a member of the Liberal Party.


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

    Many judges are corrupt in cahoots with corrupt lawyers.  I’ve a relative who was a victim of parricide.  The accused hired an expensive lawyer, Atty. Fortun.  The accused has been out on bail for many years and the case has been pending more than 10 years without a resolution.  Evidences were strong but the wealthy accused was able to enjoy his freedom using the expensive lawyer in cahoot with the corrupt Judge.  Having personally experienced this injustice, I could just imagine how many more suffer the same.

  • Bullseye

    Ba’t kaya hindi nalang lumipat si Tulfo sa Showbiz…kadalasan chismis ang nilalabas…kung may alam siya, ipag-alam niya sa kinaukulan para matanggal ang mga basura na nagpapabaho sa gobyerno at lipunan.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_4R3GZTGML26TV2VGS6RVHP2THM Fred

    Mon, yung sa Cebu ang issue ay may nilabag ba si Gwen o wala?
    Sa Pangasinan ang issue ay tutuo bang may tinatanggap na jueteng money si Espino o wala?
    Ano ang kinalaman ng LP candidates?
    Sabi nga ng mga utol mo ….. ang labo mo!

  • http://enria.org/ scconcern

    We live in a plutocratic goverment with elitist and dysfunctional judicial system. What we need is to let the poeple be part of the system. What is hapening in the courts, especially is supreme justiis, are lobbying, brokering and conspiring among lawyer to fix/resolve cases, base on the amount.
    The judicial system should include plurallistic professionals/skilled workers in judging cases, while lawyers will be advisers/consultant to both accused and plaintiff, adminstrator, moderator and issuer of sentence. This will create the true “beyond reasonable doubt” and democratic judgement, unlike with one bais elitist lawyer. Also, the smart new lawyers will have fair change against those with parents or connections in the DOJ, Courts and SC.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_PM6JHCFR2KT2AURMWRDUXBNLQY Darwin

    Naku naman si Tulfo, blind item pa si LP candidate Davide. Fixer ba? Diretsuhin mo na if you have proof. Ito yung panahon ng Daang Mapuwit este Matuwid pala, di ba?

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_PM6JHCFR2KT2AURMWRDUXBNLQY Darwin

      By the way, may pending case si Tulfo sa Pasay. This is a pressure tactic. He should have been honest enough to disclose this.

  • jesussaints

    E paano nga naman kasi tayo magkakaroon ng daang matuwid e yung presidente nga natin tabingi at may kilya maglakad, bwahahahahahahaha

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

      Ang bilis ngang lumakad na parang may hinahabol.  Pati sa kanyang speech ay mabilis at nagmamadali.

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_E2V7QUMFK3JR7GWHPUF7MNVIJQ Kudi

      hehe,  mukhang naubusan ka na ng matinong argumento.   tabingi rin diskarte mo.  alang class bumirit.  simpleton.

  • arao_liwanag

    “Justice subdued the most Barbaric, Injustice causes the weakest to revolt”, said Jose Rizal. Noong panahon, Mabuhay ang Katipunan! sigaw ng Filipino. Ngayon, Mabuhay ang NPA sigaw ng pinagkaitan ng justisya at nagdurusa sa kahirapan. Ang huling dalawa ang tunay na kalaban, ang NPA ay instrumento lamang.

    Sa Francia noong panahon, Mayroong Bastilya na bantayog ng pahirap at kaapihan ng mga Francis sa kamay ng Monarkiya at Simbahan. Ngunit di nagtagal ay may bayang gumanti at nagalsa at itinumba ang Pamahalaang bulok, naghaharing uring ganid, at militar na malupit.

    Sa Pilipinas, habang may iginugupo may magbabangon, Habang may inaabuso at inaataki ng sandatahang militar at pulis na bantay salakay, ay may magtatanggol din laban sa abuso at ataki sa pamamagitan din ng sandata.

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/UQXLAHQCCIEO3WMCTNZSWIE3AI Lagotka

    Tulfo:  “The investigation of Espino on charges that he financed jueteng operations in Pangasinan, and Garcia’s suspension are ill-timed.”

    So, when is the proper time?

  • speedstream2

    Is there no lifestyle check being done at the DOJ on a regular basis? Anybody who is part of the justice system should be above reproach. This is a must if people are to have faith in our justice system.

  • Rovingmoron

    If the P-Noy administration doesn’t have the guts to discipline them, who will? Now it’s up for the people whether they wanted to support Liberal Party candidates or not. I think this time they will pick those with clean integrity. Not those who are corrupt and high-handed and arrogant.

  • Rovingmoron

    It is now up to Sec. Leila de Lima to investigae this Pasay City prosecutor. I’m sure by this time, she was already informed about this negative development in the DOJ. Dapat action na, Secretary de Lima.

  • mikerocky

    The alleged harassment of Espino and Garcia is not without any legal remedy and they are financially well equipped to hire the best lawyers to promote their respective causes. If proven that indeed they are being deliberately maligned they could sue for damages as well. So what is all the press brouhaha all about? Politics? Or guilty people trying to muddle the issue to save their reputation and still manage to get re-elected to keep the cash flow flowing in their direction. You cannot fool us ALL THE TIME!  

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_TCQMRK4HVOSF2IGML46TAGKMXU Benjamin

    Ayan ka na naman Tulfing. Nagakusa ka na naman ng walang ebidensiya. Kaya ka nadidimanda ng libel dahil sa mga ganitong kaso. Magkano ba ang dapat mong tanggapin mula kay Pnoy para tumahimik ka?  These are the common problems among the so-called police journalists. They can involve or expose names of some persons even without evidences. The problem is that when Tulfo is the one exposed, he will not stop unless he puts one over you or he gets revenge on that someone. Tulfo should name a spade a spade and not resort to rumor mongering.

  • ramelatilano

    galing ni tulpo beleive fa sanah skoh syoh…peroh ditoh hindih ha ha ha ha

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_GG4T5UNZ3P7SCHSRNJ7PF5JZMM Jimmy

    Election or not criminals should be prosecuted…. and fast..!!!!!!

  • 711sense

    Once again, RamonTulfo is muddling people without naming them. He claims not to be afraid of anyone but not naming the people he accused of wrongdoing shows the he is afraid or perhaps just waiting for bribe? I like him when he name names like the corrupt Gov. Corazon Malanyaon, Rep Dayanghirang and Mayor Nunez. That shows courage and straight forward reporting orperhaps they did not pay himoff?. Not naming names is pure hearsay and it will not stand in any court of law. Also, people like me will never believe it.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_L3NJ4IIZZMB2OMPIOR7X2B72ME k

    nag-aakusa si tulfing ng walang ebidensya kasi di nya kayang pikyuran yung pasay prosecutor habang naglalaro sa casino.

    lesson learned na kc.kung kay raymart nga,nabugbog  sa pagkuha ng picture,sa prosecutor pa kaya?

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/FQQPZLNOMD2EBFTHSWOP6QGZWY Marshall

    maangasan na naman si Claudine sa yo gulpihin ka na naman…

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/P4PIU2AIGVXJNQ4UBH5X64MSFE mr

    Yung mayor ng Rosales, Pangasinan was from rags to riches buhat nung umupo sa pwesto. Kung tutoo ang sinabi ni Tulfo, di sangkot din mayor na to sa jueteng kagaya ng gobernador, kasi pareho silang dating pulis at mga goons nila na nangsasalvage ay mga pulis din. Dapat imbestigahan na ng CHR at Sandiganbayan ang mayor na to. Tumatakbo na vie mayor at misis naman ang tatakbong mayor. Mga tumutuligsa nga sa kanya sa FB ay tinakot na papapatay nya kaya huminto na mga to magkomento sa mga kasamaan ng magasawang to dahil sa takot na masalvage din sila



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