‘Attack dog’ Lacson snarls at Santiago: ‘Crusading crook…’



The word war has worsened.

After Sen. Miriam Defensor-Santiago referred to Senate President Juan Ponce Enrile’s defenders as “attack dogs,” Sen. Panfilo “Ping” Lacson drew his guns and called her a “crusading crook” whose “victims … will tell you how much they shelled out” for her “verbal assault” to stop.

This was the latest installment in the Senate saga where Enrile left out four senators when his office realigned the chamber’s P30 million in savings and gave additional maintenance and other operating expenditures (MOOE) to a clique of 18 colleagues.

Getting physical

The verbal tussle turned physical. On Wednesday, Santiago suffered from hypertension so severe that it caused some of the blood vessels to burst in her right eye.

Her media staff quoted Santiago’s ophthalmologist, Rodolfo Chuanico, who explained the effect of her high blood pressure on her eye.

Santiago along with Senate Minority Leader Alan Peter Cayetano, and Senators Pia Cayetano and Antonio Trillanes IV received the first tranche of MOOE of P600,000 last November and the P250,000 cash gift given by Enrile’s office last Christmas.

However, the four senators did not get the second tranche of P1.3 million and the third installment of P318,000 given to their 18 colleagues.

Santiago appeared on a morning talk show Wednesday where she singled out one of Enrile’s “attack dogs” for taking the cudgels for the Senate President.

Part of Santiago’s statement, e-mailed to reporters after the talk show, said “one of Enrile’s attack dogs is not a lawyer, but is pretending to be one, and that is why that senator keeps on calling on Santiago to shut up.”

She used the term  “nag-aabu-abugaduhan” (pretending to be a lawyer) during her interview with ANC’s talk show “Headstart.”

“Just because they are senators, they think of their immediate knowledge of the entire universe, of the legal system,” she told “Headstart” host Karen Davila.

‘Filled with hubris’

“He does not even have a clue about the principle of exhaustion of administrative remedies. He was involved in a court case, and he turned tail and became a fugitive from justice, which is a criminal behavior. That is what you get when a layman filled with hubris pretends to be a lawyer,” she added.

Those who tuned in to the program immediately realized that Santiago had talked about Lacson.

It was Lacson who told Santiago to stop her tirade against Enrile, saying she still got her additional MOOE in November but did not raise a howl.

Lacson added that he would take on Santiago’s challenge for all senators to bare their income, other perks and actual expenses if Santiago herself would take the lead in doing so.

Santiago, however, twitted Enrile’s defender.

“If that senator wants to participate in the conspiracy of silence, he can, but he should respect my freedom of expression and the public’s right to know under the Constitution. If a dog barks at midnight, the homeowner should go out and search for the intruder, instead of beating the dog,” she said.

Santiago added that her “enemies” were responding to the situation “from a position of total ignorance.”

An obviously upset Lacson responded in a text message sent to Senate reporters. “Sen. Miriam Santiago is what we may call a ‘crusading crook.’  She pretends to be clean when she is not,” he said.

‘Hypocrite par excellence’

Lacson called Santiago a “hypocrite par excellence” who “doesn’t have a single shred of integrity in her veins and moral ascendancy over any mortal on earth.”

“Ask people who have fallen victim to her verbal threats and assaults and they will tell you how much they shelled out (for her to stop),” he added.

Lacson advised Santiago to “do some soul-searching and self-reflection. She should also stop blaming God for all her hurt feelings.”

Santiago said critics were spreading disinformation that she should shut up because she received Senate savings on previous occasions.

“If I received those funds, it was because they were in modest amounts and distributed during the course of the year. But recently, Enrile authorized a Christmas gift of nearly P2 million to every senator, and at the end of the year,” she said.


Santiago said the “additional MOOE” at yearend was “phony, because in effect, the office closes at the end of the year and therefore there is no more need for additional office expenses.”

“Starting January, every senator will receive his monthly allocation of P2.2 million, half of which will go to personal services and half to office expenses. So I ask: ‘Why give so-called additional MOOE at yearend, when the Senate has effectively closed for the year, and new MOOE will be given in January?’” she said.

Red blood clots

Santiago’s staff added that former Health Secretary Esperanza Cabral, Santiago’s cardiologist and friend, was being contacted to look into the senator’s condition.

Elsie Gayo, a registered nurse in Santiago’s office, said Santiago’s blood pressure shot up 190/115.

Santiago’s right eye was said to be noticeably red and with red blood clots around the pupil after appearing on the TV talk show. With a report from Norman Bordadora

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  • http://www.facebook.com/susti14 Jufel S Sustituido

    si LACSON parang babae!  bakit parang sya ang atat na atat kay Miriam.. Ang ingay nya masyado, kailangan nang patahimikin itong si LACSON.. Lahat nalang ng isyu pinapasukan..

    • http://www.facebook.com/danilo.navarro.946 Danilo Navarro

      pag ikaw bang sinisiraan tatahimik ka lang ba..he he he

      • est

        Agree ako dyan lacson famous kalang sa killings

      • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_XALR35ENV2XKV327BZGZ7Q5Z5Q Ernesto

        c enrile kalaban ya di c lacson.pinulis style ni lacson time ni arroyo tumakbo sa ibang bansa

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_XALR35ENV2XKV327BZGZ7Q5Z5Q Ernesto

      ignorance of the law kasi eh.

  • http://www.facebook.com/susti14 Jufel S Sustituido

    kapal ng mukha mo Lacson, ikaw isang kriminal, ikaw ang walang “single shred of integrity in your veins! makapagsalita ka parang pwede ka nang paniwalaan.. sino kaya maniwala sayo?

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/GTVNMZR22PGMS55WQPIJTYB4IY Jaime

    How did he became a senator (Lacson)?

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_Y74B6RY5N37I5JG2KAFGKGFPFA F**kinMO

      Because some stupid Flip put him in there… 

      • 12JEM

         In fact, not only some but millions !

    • catalansbarce

      He became a senator DAHIL SA PERA.., iyan ang SAKIT nating mga Filipino..,
      iboto agad ang isang Pulitiko kapag pinakitaan ng pera. Maraming pera si Lacson
      maraming nakurakot noong sa PNP pa sya sa Jueteng., Kuratong Baleleng at galing sa
      mga Pulitiko Erap., etc. At sila pa rin ang laging manalo sa halalan kaya huwag
      ka na magtanong paano naging Senatong yan..

      • http://www.facebook.com/danilo.navarro.946 Danilo Navarro

        kasuhan mo mas madami ka yatang alam kisa doon sa mga naunang nag sampa ng kaso

    • Loggnat

      Lacson became a senator because Enrile took him under his wing with Honasan. One of the corrupt region known for election dagda/bawas racket is the Enrile’s political bastion which is second only to Maguindanao of the Ampatuan. Honasan has been known to travel to known areas in the country where election cheating is rampant during Enrile and Honasan’s run for senator seat to ensure being elected. Trillanes is another of Enrile’s boys before Trillanes went against him to side with president Aquino to improved his chance of being reelected. He learned very well from his teacher Enrile in dropping allegiance of a weak group and aligned himself (Trillanes) to the group in power which Lacson has also done but in silent and stealth. 

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

    Karamihan sa mga senatong, este senador pala, eh mga korap din..! Tignan nyo ang mga senador natin: isang taga salvage at fugitive, isang hindi marunong mag english dahil tapos lamang ng elementary, isang artista na gustong mamagitan sa away ng mga artista at hindi intindihin yong paggawa ng batas dahil hindi naman nag-aral, isang martial law administrator na mayaman na at ngayon ay nagpapayaman pa, at isang anak ni asiong na wala rin namang nagawang maganda sa bayan…!!!! Yong isa pa ay pinuno naman ng mga kodeta na kung saan ay maraming namatay ng gayon na lamang…!!!!!! Maawaing Langit… paano na ang bayan kong Pinas…..!!!!!

    • $19543087

      Tama ka, ngunit MASAKIT ang katunayan! Mga buloook itong ibinoto natin kaya buloook din ang serbisyo.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_Y74B6RY5N37I5JG2KAFGKGFPFA F**kinMO

    Lacson called Santiago a “hypocrite par excellence” who “doesn’t have a single shred of integrity in her veins and moral ascendancy over any mortal on earth.”  I’d say look who’s talking….Lacson can’t claim a moral high ground when he himself was mired in a mud, A thick face. What a shame.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_Y74B6RY5N37I5JG2KAFGKGFPFA F**kinMO

    I am embarrass that a lot of our constituents put these crooks (murderer, embezzler, liars, corruptors, schemers, thieves) in senate and congress, what do you think will happen in the country huh Flip? 

  • juan_tanga

    pera pera lang yan . . .

  • ThudOthwacker

    Miriam as a hypocrite is an old news. She and her husband are like bamboos swaying in the wind whoever in power. Google Miriam photos and compare the old with the present. You be amazed the cumulative fat build up around the jowl and neck. Noticed the love handles between the jowl and the collar bone.

    • Fayha

      enrile ikaw ba yan?

      • http://www.facebook.com/danilo.navarro.946 Danilo Navarro

        hi merriam/brenda

      • Fayha

        buangit kaw karon? gusto mo cguro iwitan ta?.pareho kamo ni Enrile nga Berdugo.

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

    Lacson is one of the two senators (Joker Arroyo) who didn’t accept any pork. Mirriam or Lacson? I will go for Lacson…

    • http://www.facebook.com/susti14 Jufel S Sustituido

      walang PORK pero merong GIFT.. ok ba yon? heheh

    • Jane Tan

      Choosing a gift that came from a position that was vacated 2 years ago that is still being covered by taxpayers over the annual allocation for projects?

      Don’t run for office. Noone will vote for you, and noone should.

  • mabyrik

    Lacson is very fond of fighting ala Mano-a-mano with women for reason only he can explain. He fought with Rosebud, Delima and now Miriam. That is hard to explain and to explain why he is defending a defenseless Enrile is even harder.

    Lacson failed to comprehend that Miriam is trying to right a wrong, an immoral “time-honored  tradition”, that gifting fellow senators with taxpayers’ money is immoral, unethical, unconscionable and dis///gust/ing even if they call it legal.

    Perhaps, Lacson did not learn from his HS days that Robin Hood of Nottingham, England became a hero to common folks by being a crusading cro//ok. To the ordinary people, Robin Hood was a hero but to the followers of King John and King Richards 1, he was a thief.

    Since the senate is home of the c/r/o/oks, it is only fitting that someone from that notorious group must come out to expose the notoriety of that group because that someone has the ammunition to carry-out the expose’. And Lacson has the gall to side with fellow cro//oks rather than a fellow senator doing a Robin Hood for the good of the common folks.

    Lacson has unknowingly explained why the people’s dis/g/ust over the politicians has logical basis. That these politicians are i/m/moral and conscience/less and whose only reason for coveting those government positions is to steal and to fatten their already fully-packed pockets.

    Miriam, in the eyes of Lacson, is a Crusading Cr/o/ok. But whether she is a cro//ok or not, she is turning to be a hero, like Robin Hood. And Lacson is turning out to be the Clown of the king who will jump up and down like a chimpanzee to please him.  

    If Miriam is a crusading c/r/o/ok, then Lacson is a sha/mel/ess c/r/o/ok.

    • $19543087

      WELL SAID!

      • mrgracia

        tanong n’yo kay tulfo, barkada niya dati ‘yon. ngayon break na sila.

      • w33k3nd3r

        Sabeh?! Bagay pa naman sila.

    • Fayha

      duda ako kay Lacson, Bakla yata ito. babae ang palagi ang inaaway.

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_5S3JMN5CTWTRQ2FPEZ7JRTVPHQ manuel

      Lacson also fought the Kapampangan Representative Gloria Macapagal Arroya. Ayun si Kapamapangan Rep.Gloria Macapagal Arroyo arestado at naghihimutuk! bwahahahah!

    • cogito728sum

      Very good work! Very good!

    • c7cinbox

      mirriam, “a crusading c/r/o/o/k, turning to be a hero, like Robin Hood”. tell that to the marines ! how dare you compare mirriam to the likes of Robin Hood. Malayong malayo, pare ko. huwag naman. baka bumangon si Robin Hood sa kaniyang libingan. Pera-pera lang ang pinag-simulan nyan.  

      • mabyrik

        If you don’t understand a figure of speech, then, there is nothing I can do. Please, don’t take my words literally for I am fond of using literary expressions. It’s up to the readers to understand the points I am driving at using literature. I’m happy that many can comprehend my thoughts while you can’t. I’m just sorry for you. There’s no point in rebutting what you said.  

      • c7cinbox

        well, i’m sorry for you too. i am not fond of using literary expressions. a yes is a yes and a no is a no and not “maybe”! 

      • mabyrik

        Literary expression is not maybe. It a deeper answer of a yes or a no. Also, it’s not my problem if you’re not fond of literary expressions, perhaps due to, well, never mind. My advice, don’t read my comment for it may cause you headache in understanding it. 

    • Paliwaweng

      nice thought amigo…

  • Fayha

    sino ang maniwala kay Lacson na saksakan nang singungaling at Hari nang RUB OUT..sya ang idol ni marantan..

    • http://www.facebook.com/danilo.navarro.946 Danilo Navarro

      kung ikaw ay sisiraan mananahimik ka kaya

  • diamond_digger

    Whenever the moon shines, Filipinos would almost always see the Ilongga at her best effort to upstage the other actors and actresses. Clearly, with her alone, life in the lawmaking halls of the country is already a bit messy. Certainly, adding one more like her would be too much and would surely make the once august halls of congress (the Senate and the House) cease to serve its purpose and turn it into a theater. Cebuanos, therefore, take note of your kababayan who shares many similarities – except for intelligence – with the ilongga lady.

  • $19543087

    dakdakan mo pa Miriam yang mga walanghiya diyan sa senado!  ikaw lang ang matapang diyan.  yang mga artista ay mga booobooo at ang iba ay dikorasyon lamang.

  • Jane Tan

    Granted that Santiago is a hypocrite, but, doesn’t that also mean that she’s right about what she’s saying about Lacson? He didn’t deny it. He just kept on passing blame.

    Santiago: you did this…
    Lacson: you also did this…

  • Hey_Dudes

    At the rate things are developing in the country insofar as politics is concerned,  it clearly shows  democracy system with our kind of culture, attitude and behavior is not for us.  What we need more than ever is high handed kind of governing system which will bring about civility, honesty and love for fellow mankind once and for all.  Our country is being besieged in all directions we are not going in the way others in the region has gone all because of our lack of discipline and penchant for non-stop politicking.  Is there hope for our country under democracy I think not.  Former Singapore prime minister Lew Kwan Yew, as ever, was correct in what he said about too much democracy in our country.

    • c7cinbox

      agree ako sa iyo. sinayang lang ni marcos ang pagkakataon na naibigay sa kaniya “to make this nation great again”. sana magkaruon din tayo ng isang lew kwan yew.

  • cute79

    Alam namin Mr lacson kaya naghimutok ang botse ni mirriam kasi konti ang natanggap  pero nagpasalamat parin kami dahil matapang sya at nagsalita.kund di sya nagsalita walang alam sana ang taong bayan ngayon sa kababalaghan ngyari sa ssenado.galit ka Mr lacson sa pinagsasabi ni Mirriam kasi isang ka rin tumanggap ng 1.6m ,nasira ang pangalan mo sa taong bayan.Wag kang wag alala Mr lacson dahil di na bago yan eh matagal na sira pangalan mo.sabihin ko sayo isan ka ring buwaya ,lahat kayo buwaya ewan ko lang may matino pang natitirang pulitiko.puro lang kayo PERA PERA PERA!!!

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

      Bakit si Miriam nagpuputok ang butsi? meron syang 200 million na pork, sabi nga 20million ang kickback dyan. Samantala 1.6m lang kay Lacson, dahil di naman eto tumatangap ng pork….

      • c7cinbox

        kung tama ba ang naibigay kay mirriam, magsasalita at ibubunyag pa rin kaya nya ito? di ba dapat si enrile ang pasalamatan natin at nagkamali yata sya ng pagbibigay kay mirriam? pera-pera lang iyan. yan ang puno’t dulo ng di nila pagkakasundo. PERA at wala ng iba kundi PERA ! ! !

      • cute79

        pwde rin magpslamat atyo kay enrile sa pagbigay ng bonus na di pantay at yan ang dahilan nagsalita si mirriam.siguro ito na talaga ang tamang panahon na malaman ng lahat kung anong klaseng  mambabastos este mambabatas meron ang bansang pilipinas.

  • Anggoy

      If a dog barks at midnight, the homeowner should go out and search for the intruder, instead of beating the dog,” she said.
    Kung ang aso kahol ng kahol kahit wala dapat kaholan at pati sa amo kahol ng kahol ang aso ay pinupulutan….he he

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_2VLO53PRSSY76BZOWLOHJDM33M jeray

      De pende sa amo hehe.

  • farmerpo

    ‘Magnanakaw  ay galit sa kapwa magnanakaw,’ kasabihan. Kung ang isa ay nalalamangan lalo na. That is why we have whistle blowers. In this case, the whistle blower has at least a modicum of credibility having been in the government service for so long.  No matter what Lacson had said and has to say, the fact remains that Ms Santiago is barking at a real ‘intruder’. No matter what the motivation is, Ms Santiago is giving us an insight on what goes on in the Senate. The laundry stinks but it is the laundry. More Ma’am.

  • Barak_O

    if the dog barks at midnight

    when it sees a familiar intruder

    then it wants something from the intruder

    bloodclots due to high blood pressure? no such thing

    muta dumugo dahil kinamot

  • Chloroform

    I hope Corona did not get his dollar account from the savings of the supreme court…

  • http://www.facebook.com/danilo.navarro.946 Danilo Navarro

    yang si brenda basta naka initan wala siyang paki alam yang ang malaki ang tupak.nong panahon ng inpeachment basta hinde pabor sa kanyang pananaw o experto sigurado titirahin ka kahit mali iniiwasan lang baka atakihin daw he he he yung iba naniniwala pa rin kay brenda.sumigaw dahil kokonti natanggap yung biskuit na xmass gift kay ninong isinuli sa kanya doon nag umpisa kasi noon di natupad na ma acquit si corona nag umpisa ng iringan nila ni jpe 

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_5S3JMN5CTWTRQ2FPEZ7JRTVPHQ manuel

    Kaya nga nagpakamatay ang anak ni Abogadong Miriam Santiago dahil hindi siya naging mabuting ina. Mag-soul searching ka Miriam kung hindi contributory ka sa pagpapakamatay ng anak mo. Pati ba naman kami gusto mong magsuicide din! bwahahahah!

  • Taiko_Kauna

    “her blood pressure shot up to 190/115″, maybe enrile prayed for it!

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/EVAH3AOPTSV7KPS7AB7H2XBTDM Kuh

    I’d say vote them all out when their term expires. Vote out all incumbents. Most if not all of them are corrupt anyway. It’s time to put honest, moral, incorruptible people in the senate. No more trapos please for the sake of our children and our children’s children. 

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/NXV3F6YUQWDOA4HPYOFN5F2N3U Danyel

    Para silang mga hayop sa Nat Geo Wild….matatakaw at masisiba…si Enrile yung pinakamatakaw na male lion……kahit bangkay ng hippo sa sapa ay nilalamon…..

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/NXV3F6YUQWDOA4HPYOFN5F2N3U Danyel

    para mabawasan ang corruption tanggalin yang pork barrel o kaya moratoriom every 5 yrs regarding its release….makakatipid pa ang govt.

  • indiots

    santiago ang hawak mo lang diploma… hindi ka edukado.

    • wilFired

      At least hindi tumatakbo at nagtatago . Si Lacson walang ball .

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_E5Q5PV6KNYNVSOCHXJVJPYUVFE cion

      As dirty as it is in Phl politics we need a Miriam who is not afraid of the consequence of her courageous acts to expose  who are ?????

      • indiots

        miriam kita mo kinampihan pa si corona? at bakit bago n’ya isinoli ang natanggap n’ya ideneposito muna n’ya sa sariling account? nagbago ang isip?

        playing s’ya lang ang may utak sa senado… ewan ko lang kung totoong nagpakamatay ang anak n’yan…

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/NXV3F6YUQWDOA4HPYOFN5F2N3U Danyel

    ang kakapal !

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_5H2KUCZ24EZTZTKB22GL3A4WAU george bernard

    They’ll never change, they will be a 3rd World forever.

  • soccerg0d

    Sige miriam.. Ilaglag mo pa mga makakapal na yan! Hahaha

  • est

    Lacson your only famoust as a killer at least si defensor hindi

  • speaksoftlylove

    Sa kasong ito, si Ping Lacson ay isang collateral damager, hehehehe

  • speaksoftlylove

    Mirriam, if a dog barks at midnight you forgot to feed your pet.

    Feed it with a 1.6 million cash gift, for sure it will keep quiet.

  • payutenyodagimas

    di na lang kasi ibalik..ang daming dapat pundohan ng gobyerno na importante..

    biruin mo matagal ng hindi senador si pinoy e binibigyan pa rin ng budget o pundo ang pwesto nya. isa lang ibig sabihin nyan..para may paghahati hatian sila pagdating ng december..

    dami nadisgrasya sa mindanao tapos ipapamudmod lang ng basta basta mga pundo ng bayana..

    gising pilipinas..hwag iboto ang mga taong ito sa mayo.

  • johnlagrimas

    Miriam, what is seen in the outside is a mere reflection of what’s inside. Ang gulo seguro ng buhay mo kaya panggulo ka rin sa bansang ito – and what you’re doing is clearly not for public interest but ONLY for your SELF and YOUR bloated EGO!

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_E5Q5PV6KNYNVSOCHXJVJPYUVFE cion

      Filipinos need more law makers like Miriam, not the deceptive and pretentious lawbreakers. Miriam , more power to you. If anything happen to you, your political opponents must have  hired someone to get rid of you, so be careful, you are surrounded with ???? personality.

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100003797407661 Brown Ice

    magtrabaho na lang kayo…sayang TAX namin…

  • Philcruz

    I agree that with Ping Lacson that Miriam is not exactly as white as snow.

    But what I find unusual is Ping taking on the cudgels for Enrile in this battle between Enrile and Miriam. Unusual because Ping doesn’t seem to be the type to meddle in this big skirmish without great provocation.

    So what could the reason be for this strange behavior?

    • Pok2

       Baka dinagdagan ni Manong Jhonny yung pamasko para happy siya.

  • $25995786

    Between Lacson and Miriamkay Miriam ako dahilhindi siya nagtatago sa laban. Lacson hide when he has cases against him. Walang balls.

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/AIYSIJJOL4JNRLHXVTGUH3NYHM The Overlord

    Between Miriam and Ping, Miriam is the more credible one. At least, di tumakas sa batas si Miriam at pumunta sa ibang bansa at absent sa Senado for more than a year no!

  • gallopolls2013

    Ping Lacson’s son is running as the LP’s candidate for Cavite Vice Governor.That explains why Ping tagged Miriam as the “Crusading Crook” to please UNA’s Santa Claus-Enrile.What’s Bong Revilla’s position on the issue,whose son is pitted against Ping’s son in Cavite.We are witnessing the worst of our duly elected mambabatas or mambabastos.

  • txtman





  • thecop

    political circus in full swing as usual…the clowns are at it again eh! talagang bad example 
    kayo sa mga kabataan. puede mag-isip-isip kayo ang tatanda nyo na…

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/U2JZXX7NSJZFI37NPX7U3CTZCE Albino

    It is very amusing to take note that Ping Lacson is attacking Miriam. The martial law boys of Enrile, Ping Lacson, and Gringo Honasan will eventually re-group. Watch them.

    Gringo and Ping Lacson should also be made to account for their roles in the martial law and the subsequent coup de etats. Finally, the day of revelation that we all have long awaited will soon come especially after the collapse of Enrile.

  • TinimbangNgunitKulang

    Yehey! Whom the gods wish to destroy, they first make mad. Those Senatongs are all now raving mad. Pretty soon, their mutual destruction will come. There is still justice in the Philippines. Thank you God.

  • kalikasanipagtanggol

    Magkakampihan siyempre ang mga macho diyan sa senado at si gringgo sigurado babanat yan!

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_FNBBNCCS7FK4K6ZEMT2XMEN5JQ RAMONS

    kung magka kapatid nag aaway pag dating sa pera, sila pa sa senado >

    • justjarred

       walang kapa kapatid at kompadre sa ngalan ng pera

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/A5CN52KKTWUHFZJZCWGMAIGZJM Gandalf

    I hope Mirriam will be careful from now on.
    That Lacson is one scary dude. I don’t know what’s wrong with us, we kept electing these cold-blooded reptiles in office. I won’t be surprised if Marantan runs for office someday. 
    Jesus, what a scary thought.What’s even more scarier is that millions of pinoys will gleefully vote for him.Among the elected officials today (national and local), I wonder who has the highest bodycount.

    • banditpogi

       Kaya nga minsan nagpapantasya ako na mayroon akong sniper rifle at ini isa-isa ko itong mga reptiles in robes na mga tinutukoy mo.  Sarap siguro nang feeling.

  • http://profiles.yahoo.com/u/VBN5IUGKHSGIHDV5L6QVG2KBTI Leop233

    If something happened to Maid Miriam, we know who did it..

  • regie

    how i wish that lady mirriam is my professor in constitutional law….genius, par excellance….

  • regd

    E di mas lalong namatay yung mga brain cells nya? 

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_44QGTQXFYHNVPNMX453LWBPMXM Opel

    Her high blood pressure burned her brains years ago. the Doctor should also try to check her for rabies.

  • divictes

    When a dog barks
       at midnight,
    Be wary…

    When a dog howls
       at a full moon,
    That’s creepy…

    • http://www.dafk.net/what/ Kilabot ng mga Balahibo

       When the dog barks
      all day and all night,
      better check on it,
      it might already be rabid.

      Like a senator barking
      about every dan g thing that
      displeases her.

      but does not change a
      thing about what she has
      been complaining about.

  • tiriring

    Bakit nakisawsaw dito si Lacson? 
    I really can’t understand!!

    • basyong

      para makalimutan ng madla na kasangkot siya sa atimonan massacre.mga tauhan niya ang bumanat duon

  • basyong

    mas gugustuhin na naman ang hypocrite kesa sa killer ng mga inosenteng sibilyan.ano na ba yung batang babae na sinipa sa helikopter? natagpuan ba?

  • http://profiles.yahoo.com/u/WC5IJSKXTZLNM3AV3VGPMM4O7Y ero

    Bare it in your mind mga dudes….. Walang mahirap sa marunong pero mahirap kung marunong lahat….. actually its all about pride matataas ang pride nila that’s why kahit personal na hala bira…..parang hindi na sila mga Honorable…… ito ba ang iiwanan ninyo sa aminng mga kabataan? kasi malapit na kayo sa dulo kami nasa gitna pa, dapat ayosin na ninyo mga sarili ninyo kasi malapit na kayo kunin ni Lord.  

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_E5Q5PV6KNYNVSOCHXJVJPYUVFE cion

      Sen. Lacson kung talagang wala kayong lahat itinatago , pati etong Presidente and KKK, INC   pass the FOI bill, bago ninyo sinimulan ang Impeachment kay CJ Corona, pero huli na nakita na ng mga Pilipino ang tunay na kulay ninyong lahat at malamang si Miriam , Cayetano and very few others has earned the credibility voters wish to run the country .There are many injustices against political opponents without due legal process and anyone in their sane mind would not tolerate dictatorship.

    • kixavedash

       I agree with you but the last sentence… mas masarap pakinggan kung “Malapit n silang kunin ni TANING!

  • bogger007

    Miriam is more credible than Lacson. Lacson, Gringo, Soto & Enrile will volt in soon.

  • tra6Gpeche

    Every Senators and Congressmen are corrupt or at least tainted with corruption. My question is why not abolish the pork barrel alloted to these lawmakers? And if Mr Aquino has the power to do it, why is he not doing it? If this pork barrel is used to bribing the Senators and Congressmen, then what is Mr Aquino? Then he is no different from the crooks in the government!

  • bastonero


    and Honasan are lackeys of Enrile for life – their Godfather. As Meriam said,
    Enrile was Marcos’ Martial law administrator, but before that he was his Custom
    Commissioner. Just how Enrile is able to maintain lackeys of the like of Lacson
    and Honasan? Enrile was the protector and guardian of all the Martial law kings
    who’ve become so overly wealthy, such as the: Coconut King, Sugar King, Banana
    King, Tobacco King, Timber King, Construction King, and other kings made by
    Marcos – the King of kings. Had Enrile been so naive enough not to become as
    wealthy as his wards of kings then, to be able to maintain a horde of lackeys until
    this time?  Lacson and Honasan “utang na
    loob” to Enrile is deeper than the deep blue sea. So it is not surprising what
    Lacson is doing so favorably to Enrile now against Meriam. Get it!

  • JoyVi

    why is lacson remaining a senator?

    Filipinos deserve what they got.


    Hope they start shooting at each other…puro mga maligno!

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/CYUXU35XHVC6K7HGRCZNI7JOFA PAZ

    Ganyan yang mga yan awayan turuan! Para ding sina Noynoy galit sa mga Marcos Estrada, mga magnanakaw daw! kinasuhan nina Cory sina Marcos at Estrada pero sila din naman ang magkaka partido beso beso ola chica!

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    • http://www.facebook.com/roman.ranises Roman Ranises

      tama! world class bungangera!

      • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_XALR35ENV2XKV327BZGZ7Q5Z5Q Ernesto

        ignorance of the law sabi ni merriam kay pinky

      • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_XALR35ENV2XKV327BZGZ7Q5Z5Q Ernesto

        ibig sabihin ignorance of the law walang alam sa law pinulis lang ang alam

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_XALR35ENV2XKV327BZGZ7Q5Z5Q Ernesto

      tama ,kasi ignorance of the law c pinky

  • VeryDisgusted2

    Miriam is a crusading crook per Lacson.

    Look who is talking. I think he is 1000x more crook than Miriam.

    Blood thirsty killers Marantan and Dumlao are men of Lacson.

  • ever green

    kung hindi mapatahimik,galitin na laang hanggang pumutok ang ugat…hahahaha

  • reddfrog

    These Senate pigs fighting with each other for a share of the txpayer’s money. Hang all of them.

  • wakats

    It doesn’t matter if it’s “attack dog” or “crusading crook” but Queen Mirriam is doing the country a great service by highlighting the impropriety of using taxpayers’ money to buy the loyalty and votes of senators to retain enrile as senate president.

    The Queen asks enrile “why released MOOE when the senate offices are closing for the holidays and there’s no need for operational expenses?

    Enrile snapped back “Gifts, yes: Bribe, no.

    If the battle of the bulge (bulging pockets) will continue, many more dirts will come out and the 16th Congress has lots of new measures to introduce to cover the potholes.


    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_4QAIR53YIPJLMPSQJZTOJIGBVI Jaz


  • zeroko

    This is the best case of revelation. Now we can see in broad daylight the mechanism why Politicians is dying to win in Election. Not their salary of course for how much is P70,000/mo for each Senator. Not much, but if you equate the P 2,000,000.00 each month on their MOOC or Maintenance and Operating expenses,to run their office, it really is big. This is aside from their travel expenses, their representation expenses, their bonuses, and etc. If I am not mistaken, it takes now-a-days P75,000,000.00 annually to subsidize the expenses of each Senator.

    No wonder there exist a political dynasty, precisely because of millions and millions of pesos “COMPLEMENT OF Juan de la Cruz. He he he!

    Besides those perks, there is the different committees Heads occupied by our “Honest” Senators. I can forgive Senator Miriam Defensor Santiago for spilling the beans. This is just the right time to do that, before the elections.

    I can call those who hates the NPA as misguided fools. While their propaganda that NPAs are extorting money form businessmen, they have ignored that more damages against our country is happening within our government. Billions of pesos are lost through malversation of public funds, their is the substandard projects, the ghost delivery, the ghost representation expense, etc.

    I never like Senator Miriam Santiago Defensor because of her attitude to go against our treaty on VFA with America. But, on this issue, I say, “Job well done.”    

    This morning, I view the interview of Ted Pylon with DOH unsec. Ona. The topic is privatization of Orthopedics Hospital located at Banaue, Q.C. He he he. The PPP of PNoy is really a scum. He should be tried for treason, a traitor.

    While the government is loosing billions of pesos on curroptions, here is our “nagmamagaling na Presidente”, he wants to privatize government owned and operated Corpations, Agencies, and Bureaus. It only takes 5 billion pesos to build and upgrade the National Orthopedics Hospital if ever it is transferred near Philippine Kidney Center at Eliptical Road. But, this wise and crooked President of ours wants to give the benefit to the Chinese investors for 50 years lease!

    All the Chinese investor will do is borrow from Banks, private and government banks, and presto, he now owns the National Orthopedics Hospital. Same scheme why the Cojuangcos took over Hacienda Luisita. They borrowed from the DBP and then make the land productive, and Presto, they operated it for decades. What a stupid and crooked ways. Why not the government’s pea brain think that it is more beneficial for the government to operate the Hospital and make it profitable. Unsec. DOH said that it would be more efficient if Private Corporation (Chinese Owned) take over promote efrficiency. He he he. Stupid Unsec., he has insulted the Administrator of our National Orthopedics Hospital plus all the Hospital employees. Si Unsec. Ona is from Ateneo, Puno is also a classmate of Kalbo and also from Ateneo. Both are wise guys who wants to cheat the Filipino people of their money. I dare both.

    If I win as Independent Candidate Mayor of Q.C., I will propose to the City Council for us to create a small T.V. station similar to the Talisay, Cebu, of Gov. Bwen Garcia. I will use it to make Q.C. a transparent and accountable Local Government. He he he. If I win, “burado lahat ang past City Councils sa Q.C.” Very simple, I will file a case against them for corruptions and malversation of public funds. Mantakin mo, “Barangay Council ka lang” may junket ka or vacation ala Seminar sa Burakay, sa Pueto Gallera, at Palawan. Not withstanding, they also where sent to Xiamin, China and Singapore. He he he. Class ang mga Barnagay Council Chairman natin. While I take a jeepney and taxi travelling around because I am economizing on my daily expenses, itong Q.C. Barangay, naka Chinese made Van worth 1 million pesos each, and was given to the 142 Barangays by Bistek! Ako, pumipila, naiinitan, na uulanan, yet, these privilege Barangays are riding in a brandnew Van? Not only Vans given by Bistek, there is the brandnew Van also given to each Barangay by the Belmontes, the Brand new Isusu given by City Councilor Suntay of 4th District, he he he. plus 4 mulitcabs, 2 motorcycle with side cars and several bicycle. He he he. Mayaman ang Local Government ng Q.C. while the tax payer has to sweat it out falling in line as passenger on PUV. Hayop!,

  • ever green

    the funny thing is……nagtatahulan pa ang mga ito….pare parehong mga aso naman.

  • JuanTamadachi

    If you don’t read the newspaper you are uninformed, if you do read the newspaper you are misinformed.  I wonder what the fracas is all about but whatever it is, I believe its good for us ordinary people in that we get a rare peek into the goings on at the old boys club whose expenses are paid for by our taxes.

  • johnlordphilip

    The more they TALK, the more people will KNOW! Isn’t that great?

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_3NX6SLZAWPDFCZA77EAJ23EYXQ dennis

    Dogs eat dogs….political jungle in the Philippines!

  • katabay1106

    Wala na talagang pagasa itong ating bansa. Puro magnanakaw ang mga taong gobyerno lalong lalo na sa Senado at Kongreso na lantaran na ang pagnanakaw. Diyos ko sana padapuan mo silang lahat ng malubhang karamdaman na walang gamot at baka bago mamatay ay makagawa sila ng mabuti para sa bayan.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_3UAABFPUE5ZKBXOAGLWL6POGWU joel genese

    “Ask people who have fallen victim to her verbal threats and assaults and they will tell you how much they shelled out (for her to stop),” he added.
    Buti nga verbal threats lang. Wala pa siyang pinatay o pinapatay at kadalasan na binubungagahan nya ay mga elitista at mga may kaya.

    • banditpogi

       Natumbok mo sir!!!

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_XALR35ENV2XKV327BZGZ7Q5Z5Q Ernesto

      total ignorance of the law sabi ni merriam kay lacson

      • http://www.facebook.com/roman.ranises Roman Ranises

        kayabangan yan! 

      • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_XALR35ENV2XKV327BZGZ7Q5Z5Q Ernesto

        nakakaintindi lang c merriam nang law,di katulad ni police na ang alam pinulis ang style takot naman noong time ni arroyo

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_3NX6SLZAWPDFCZA77EAJ23EYXQ dennis

    Kung ang pag-nanakaw ay nakakamatay, ilang pulitiko kaya ang matira? Just asking….

    • Bisdak69


      • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_3NX6SLZAWPDFCZA77EAJ23EYXQ dennis

        Hahahaha….if mangyari yan Bro cgurado maging matiwasay ang pamumuhay ng maraming Filipino…

  • Pok2

    Ayos yan, away ng mga suwapang. Mag ubusan sana ng lahi. But in the end, they will kiss and make up. In their world, there is always a process of accommodation when money is involve because they one thing common. INSATIABLE GREED! 

  • entong238


  • GlenMJacob

    Subconjunctival hemorrhage lang yan, okay lang yan. Mahirap pag stroke. So cool ka lang madam.

    • jo4210

      Good observation.  You don’t have to have hypertension to have subconjunctival hemorrhage; it can happen for no apparent reason.  No need to panic, as Mr. Jacob suggests.

  • joshmale2004


  • Handiong

    There is only one way to stop all these shenanigans: The DBM should sequester all unspent budgets of all government agencies and return them to the National Treasury.

    • jo4210

      I like that idea.  That money should be used in building homes for those displaced and made homeless by natural calamities like floods, mudslides and providing some form of livelihood.  Keep it away from all these politicos whose interior motives are SELF serving. PHL can move forward if not for all these corruption etc.

  • kilabot

    giving additional mooe has been a time-dishonored tradition according to politicians; 
    noykapon received it too when he was senator and kept quiet; 
    it’s a blessing in disguise that miriam was shortchanged and cried foul exposing the corrupt practice. that’s icc-caliber guts to squeal on your own honorable colleagues; 

    while pinkylacson brags about not accepting pork, mooe is welcome to him. he has a perverted sense of integrity and morality.


    “If a dog barks at midnight, the homeowner should go out and search for the intruder, instead of beating the dog,” she said.
    Miriam, what if the dog barks at noon to siesta time – broad daylight without any apparent reason at all? Beat the dog to death?

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    • tuldok

      wag mo namang abusuhin ang space dito…please…

      • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_2VLO53PRSSY76BZOWLOHJDM33M jeray

        tama ka tuldok abusado. kaya di ko na binasa…

      • JuanTamadachi

        I agree. Such an uncivilized way of posting comments.

    • ed_nique

      and this is relevant to the issue?

  • banditpogi

    Lacson called Santiago a “hypocrite par excellence” who “doesn’t have a
    single shred of integrity in her veins and moral ascendancy over any
    mortal on earth.” 

    Lacson’s statement above is a very accurate description of himself.  Is he looking at his reflection in the mirror when he made this statement?

    Pareho ko hindi gusto si Lacson at Santiago, but I am rooting for Santiago in this fight.  At least Santiago does not have blood in her hands.  Bungangera lang talaga.  Masakit sa tenga pero tolerable at earplug lang katapat.

    • mari suli

      jejejeje pare,hindi nga alam ni laxson tunay na kasarian niya he heh he he.

  • basilionisisa

    O-M-G! naglalabasan ang katotohanan sa Senate… ang NAGLALAKIHANG sweldo, allowances, ‘gifts’ at ‘pork’ and perks na wala namang naipakikitang NAGAGAWANG kapalit ang tumatanggap na senador. Can each of the senators show what they have DONE to the money they have received and justify they really need it?

    Can the President’s budget committee and Finance Department and the COA review Senate’s Budget and channel its excesses to other government departments that are badly in need of fundings for their projects, like for education, for roads and bridges, for military equipments, the list goes on?

    Please, Mr President? At least one honest senator is coming out with the truth. this will help.

  • JK1000

    I’d rather have Senator Santiago running the country than having these two corrupt,bloodthirsty Martial Law puppets ( Enrile and Lacson ). Enrile and Lacson carry so much blood in their hands especially their roles during the brutal martial law rule under dictator Ferdinand Marcos. Ping Lacson used to work for another Marcos “attack dog”, the brutal former Marcos military puppet Rolando Abadilla.

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/SRZX4KS3LXYDDQZNLW464YQG3I Rodel

    Lucifer was a genius and turned against God and hated Him so much. Likewise Satan was a hypocrite who continuously deceived God and the people on earth. Let’s pray for the souls of these Senators while they are still alive for their salvation in the afterlife. They may have forgotten their temporal status on earth.   

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_EXZXXDTJF4I35VTIKWDYWKMJ7I Eldrich Y


  • acaldejr

    Where is our decency?  Ni katiting ay parang wala na talaga.  Garapalan na ng tudo.  Bakit parang gusto pa nilang palabasin na tama ang ginawa nila?  Please naman, matatanda na kayo.  Gumawa naman kayo ng ikabubuti ng mga ordinaryong Pilipino.  Maawa na kayo.  Nauungusan na nga tayo ng ibang bansa na dati ay tayo ang di hamak na mas maunlad sa kanila.  Kaunting kahihiyan lang.  Sasabihin ninyong dating ginagawa, na iyan ay ordinaryong ginagawa noon pa man.  Puwes, it is but now the time para i-tama ninyo ang mali.  Di ba kayo naaawa sa mga mahihirap na Pilipino?  Let us change, let us change, and let us change!

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_XALR35ENV2XKV327BZGZ7Q5Z5Q Ernesto

    believed ako talaga kay merriam matapang,di katulad ng iba dyan sumabay lang sa debate pero takot naman mag one on one kay merriam.stick to the point .ang iba wala hanggang sa salita lang

  • gggrrrrrrr

    habang ang libolibo nating kababayan na apektado ng bagyong pablo sa mindanao at visaya ay nag aaway away sa kakaunting relief, ang 23 senador namang ito ay nag aaway away sa milyong milyong pisong gift…

  • MaySenseBa

    I can not believe the number of Miriam supporters.  Do these people really believe Miriam is some kind of a crusader and that she is clean?!

    Eh lahat ng corrupt na President, from Erap to GMA she was the number 1 defender.  Sa tingin mo ba she wasn’t on the take?


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

      A crusader doesn’t have to be clean and many of those who support her cause do not necessarily believe that she is immaculately clean. But for as long as she EXPOSED the anomalies, on how the senate and her fellow senatongs SPLURGE on Juan de la Cruz’s hard tax money, that is what matters most. Would you rather have a senator who condone on such NAKAWAN in the senate, like what Pinky is doing?

      • ed_nique

        these “supporters” are not for miriam’s personality, but rather for the specific issue that she is espousing.

        i get her point, she received the additional MOOE in November because the fiscal year is not yet ended, but why give out additional MOOE when there are just a few days left before the year is over.

    • edmanuel

      Don’t wait for a crusader who is a really clean senator or politician.  That crusader will never come.

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/CAWLT6SE3IC36RTDVRUIDWO364 Dag Erickson

    People call Sen. Santiago bungangera but if you only listen to what she’s saying,  you will truly understand what she means.  JPE gave that money as a bribe so that he cannot be voted out as Senate president.  That money came from taxes that we pay. Not his personal money.  He wants to hang on for a little bit ’till his son Jackie establishes political   maturity. Presently, JPE is being protected by senatorial immunity from suit.   By the time he is out, lawsuits are waiting for him from his martial law years on human rights violations.  He  knows that…

  • renatorivera

    Pare-pareho ang mga yan. Mga kurakot lahat yan…Wala kang pipiliin sa mga yan.

  • http://www.facebook.com/roman.ranises Roman Ranises

    Red Eyed senator! hahahaha! gaba na!

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_2VLO53PRSSY76BZOWLOHJDM33M jeray

      hulata imo gaba to….

      • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_EXZXXDTJF4I35VTIKWDYWKMJ7I Eldrich Y

        Na karma na si Meriam… Pustahan ta ma stroke gid na sya kung sigehun ya pa ang pagka binuang ya.

      • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_2VLO53PRSSY76BZOWLOHJDM33M jeray

        basi imo dugay dugay na….

  • Benito Juarez

    “Attack dogs,” a few them are sleeping.  Slowly, when you walk around them. In due time, when provoked, these dogs will bite the hands of their master.  Miriam you’re using the bad sides of the other senators to paint yourself good. You’re all the same. You are glared by the color of money and get blinded to see the miseries of the taxpayers. Hypocrites.

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

      I still prefer a so-called hypocrite who has the balls to expose the shenanigans of her fellow senatongs, many of whom opted to just keep silent after devouring Enrile’s “gifts”.

      GO MIRIAM!!!!

      • http://profile.yahoo.com/AMG5EDI2JBQRL4Z5H2L7ED4OQA yahoo-AMG5EDI2JBQRL4Z5H2L7ED4OQA

         yes mr bert i am with you..GO mdam senator santiago !

  • Guest13th


    • http://profile.yahoo.com/UR6AKMU2J2D4GOPDU4QMRZDB7Q felipe

      the only question is, will these people be willing to craft a law to impeach themselves considering their present records……!!!!!!

  • tilamsik

    SO people really dont know how much a senator receives monthly as salary.  They made the water murky so they can hide their corrupt practices.  Why not centralize that pork barrel thing if that really is for official purposes?  Let’s get things straight here.  Now they are putting our country into deeper shame by showing their uncivilized behavior.  As Max would put it:  SANAMABIT!!!!

  • tilamsik

    Its not just the senate president. ITS THE LEGITIMIZED CORRUPT PRACTICES of fund management.  That’s why even COA said Enrile was above board because its within the bounds of his power.  Change the procedure and PLUG THE FINANCIAL DRAIN.  True, KUNG WALANG CORRUPT WALANG MAHIRAP.  Now nakita na natin ang isang paraan ng mga tauhan ng gobyerno kung pano pagnakawan ang mga tao ng legal.  We people have to demand change.  Bumoboto ba tayo para mamili kung sino ang magnanakaw sa atin?  LET’S DEMAND CHANGE

    • wakats

      COA chair pulido-tan did not come from the ranks and auditing seems alien to her.  A visit at the provisions of the Constitution will open her eyes on the duties of her agency, especially on constitutional bodies/commissions/office who have been granted fiscal autonomy.

      The COA must flex its muscles as provided by the basic law of the land.

      • ed_nique

        the COA chair stated that the re-alignment of savings to MOOE was within enrile’s power as senate president. that means this was a legal act which the COA cannot question. but, how the senators spent their MOOE is subject to COA scrutiny,

  • tilamsik

    Let’s not look at people here… LET’S REVIEW AND CORRECT THE LEGAL PROCEDURE in fund management.  Whoever will be there if law provides them a way to steal, surely the propensity to do so will be high if not certain.  PLUG THE PROCEDURE, everything else will follow.  Question: WILL THERE BE ANY STATESMAN to pursue this?  Where is Joker of the old.

    • popeyee

      Nobody in their mind, if they do have, will pursue that as it is their self-interest are at stake. Walang pinagkaiba yan sa pork barrel at anti-dynasty law na wlang gagalaw dahil self interest nila ang apektado…

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/M3LQ4MUAU3Z36MIQGIGSOKBCQE Rosauro

    They don’t care of their salary. It is very small. They love to be in the Senate because of the perks, commissions, MOOE, etc totaling hundreds of millions per year. The assets of former CJ Corona can not match those of the poorest Senator. I bet!

  • Jamm3r

    ang puno’t dulo lang naman talaga nito eh nainsulto si inday miriam dahil ang binigay sa kanya ay kakapiranggot samantalang sa iba eh medyo mataba ang halaga. ah ano magagawa niya eh lagi siyang absent tapos sasabihin niya may sakit siya. eh bakit hindi na lang siya nag resign para magpagaling at hindi yung pinapa-sweldo siya ng gobyerno na pera ng bayan na nakahiga siya sa bahay. eh kahit saang kumpanya kapag absent ka ng absent eh pinakamababa na yung bawasan ang sweldo mo  o i demote ka, the worst eh sipain ka na sa trabaho. kaya ikaw inday miriam bago pa mabulatlat ang mga baho niyo eh manahimik ka na nga.

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_2VLO53PRSSY76BZOWLOHJDM33M jeray

      Hindi ka nag babasa…

      • Jamm3r

        hindi ka nag-iisip

      • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_2VLO53PRSSY76BZOWLOHJDM33M jeray

        Tama ka dahil hindi fair ang ginawa ni enrile na hindi parihas ang binigay. (ikaw kaya). Ang isang punto ni Mirriam ay… bakit binigay sa mga huling araw ng taon kasi holidays na yun. At bakit mo sya pag reresign e kahit umabsent sya mas marami syang ginagwang batas at may kabuluhan sa senado. At bakit di mo e bulatlat ang baho nya… kung meron..may alam ka pala…

      • http://profile.yahoo.com/UR6AKMU2J2D4GOPDU4QMRZDB7Q felipe

        tama ka jerry,  panahon na ng hi-tech ngayon puede kanang magtrabaho sa bahay… hindi na panahon ni  damaso na nasa trabaho ka nga pero ang gagawin mo lang sumagot ng” present  sa roll call “, painitin ng upo-an, magdaldalan o nakatanga, pagatapos kumobra ng sueldo at “may I go out kana” eh masahol pa sa “absent” ang araw mo, pumasok ka at nag-papogeee lang !!!!!!

      • Jamm3r

        boba me nalalaman ka pang ibulatlat ang baho

    • boldyak

      bakit mo patahimikin, buti nga malaman natin lahat…gusto mo ba itatago na lang ang lahat ng kabulastugan na ginagawa ng mgha politiko?…hayaan mo mag-away away

    • popeyee

      OO nga naman, kung laging absent dapat mag resign na lang. Pero kung lahat ng pala-absent mag resign na lang, mas mabuti nga para kakaunti na lang ang matitira sa kanila pati na sa lower house..

    • jurbinsky77

      So, when the dog barks at the middle of the night, we should silence the dog?

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/YYEV67ZUX5B75YGHM7CZUWGSAY renea

    Paying taxes without getting back in return from the Govt. is a form of slavery. These Sen. and Congressmen pocketing peoples money are slave drivers.

  • Maitum

    Bakit naki sali dito si Lacson? Gusto lang sigurong maki gulo. Magulo na nga eh. Lalo pang pinagulo. You legislate laws and not do some quarelling during office hours. You are paid by the people to do good then stop bickering.

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_2VLO53PRSSY76BZOWLOHJDM33M jeray

      Kala  nya kasi dre, matatakot nya ang malambing na Ilongga… 

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/UR6AKMU2J2D4GOPDU4QMRZDB7Q felipe

      tawag pansin eh, para pogeeee…pweh!!!!!

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/74DX67S5U6H557SPUXS5XZ6QJI Alisto Juan

    Sige magbarilan na lang kayo (Marantan Style) para mabawasan ang problema sa Senado. . .

  • Cruxofthematter

    Philippine Politics is big business. Invest during elections, reap during the term, but the millions (or billions). There is no problem with Statesmen receiving pay and that pay can run big as they handle big responsibilities (there is a difference between a Statesman and a Politician) and that is very well documented. What is so dirty with Enrile’s schemes is that 1) it not only subverts the concept of prudence which is a must for Statesmen; honor and dignity in the office. It mocks at the value of fairness and equity because it tends to tell those against him that you don’t get a dole out if you fight against me. That is really very dirty 2) it makes item 1 a public thing. Making it private would not make it better though.

    So this country, where is it going? To the deep, if our people still do not know how to vote.

  • edleon

    Madami na tayong batas at hindi na nga ma implement ng maayos ang iba… kung pwede lang sana na tigilan na natin muna ang pag gawa at buwagin na ang kongreso at senado.. siguradong malaki ang savings at pwede magamit sa farm-to-market roads, school buildings, health management and food research.. haaaay…

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_3TWVIBNBHJIBKXLUC5IT2JYM5E Harry

    How clean are the three protagonists?
    How did they earn their living before entering public service?How did they struck ‘gold” within so short a period of time when it takes a common businessman so long to make his first million.What are their lifestyles now?Can the three senators reveal to the public their bank records showing where their deposits are coming from?

    • nobadi

      heheeeeeeeeee  siguro natagpuan nilang apat ung end ng rainbow. lalung lalo na c ka juan..balita qu nga sya sponsor  ng isang italyanong bisnisman sa northern part ng luzon ng oauction ng mga alam nyu na….

      • doncleo

         May smuggling sa Port Irene.! Paging JPE!!!

  • ApoNiLolo

    Here’s a good example of the proverbial adage – The pot calling the kettle black! >: D
    Juan delal Cruz didn’t even benefited from this disclosure except to attract amusement and abhorrence.

    The only thing they achieved was to expose their anuses to our nostrils.
    Pina-amoy tayo ng kanilang mga utot! >: D

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_2VLO53PRSSY76BZOWLOHJDM33M jeray

      Ung pot namin malinis kunting kunti lang lang itim nya sa pwet (marahil sa utot). Kaya  may karaptan syang tawagin ang kettle mong Black!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

      • ApoNiLolo

        Yung palayok ay hindi sayo at yung takure ay hindi sa akin. Ang mga yan ay pag-aari nating lahat dahil tayo ang naglagay sa kanila sa kusina. >: D

      • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_2VLO53PRSSY76BZOWLOHJDM33M jeray

        Aba kung may nilagay man ako…. nililinis ko. Bakit kaya may itim na takure?…

      • ApoNiLolo

        Baka siguro dahil makalumang panggatong pa ang ginagamit sa kusina. Mauling ang kapaligiran, kaya yung malinis nababahiran din ng dumi. >: D

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_XCVTR7UEL324INPXQGQV47V6HY Bewareiftheworldagreeswithyou

    I hope we can see the good things around us. We will feel blessed. These senators have done a lot for us. Let’s pray for them.

  • popeyee

    Nililihis ang issue para mapagtakpan yong 1.6M Christmas gift..

  • AllinLawisFair

    “Crusader” Against Women

    Why is Senator Lacson fond of fighting against women? 

    We have seen in the recent past that this senator has engaged a number of women in a “word war.” He fought against Gloria Arroyo, (which we may consider as justified), Rosemary Ong, Justice Secretary Leila de Lima, and now Senator Miriam Defensor-Santiago.

    The biblical “cast the first stone,” rule cannot be applied among the members of this once august chamber. 

    The Elinor Hoyt Wylie line from her poem “The Pebbles,” “If any have a stone to throw,  It is not I, ever or now,” is more fitting for this current bunch of so-called representatives who represent their own personal interests other than the people’s.

    Lacson, together with that clown Jinggoy Estrada and Gringo Honasan are among Enrile’s most vicious attack dogs who let themselves be used by their master for his own rabid personal interests. 

    This country is simply lucky that this guy is nearing extinction and is fast losing the chance to realize his dream of being the head of this nation. 

    If Lacson is true to his principle of rejecting his pork barrel allocation, why did he accept the “gift”  which was intended for the personal benefits of Enrile’s friends and non-enemies in the Senate?

    • Komen To

      Very nice observation. Really why accept the gifts if he turns down pork barrel? Show biz?

    • ApoNiLolo

      “Why is Senator Lacson fond of fighting against women?”
      Perhaps there’s a grain of truth to the rumors circulating in the ’80s. That he is fond of using Avon products. >: D

      • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_IGLQQ2TTZF3BAWUHUWLFWVPZDE Vladymir

        mahilig din sa satin underwear yang si lacson,like that one senator from somewhere in central philippines.mga membro ng federasyon.

      • lolo_Jose

        ”Apir”” ahahay…

    • batchmatters

      HIndi ba inaway din niya noon si Angara, Joker Arroyo, at siempre Mike and Gloria Arroyo?

  • Komen To

    This are all for show coz in the end, the people will forget and still vote for those who have the money (or budget) to spend. MOOOOEEE

  • http://twitter.com/judefawley Jude Fawley

    hala, magpatayan kayong lahat diyan sa senado! ang gulo nyo! 

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Charles-Lynel-F-Joven/685946584 Charles Lynel F. Joven

    Ping Ping Lacson has no credibility anyway….sya pa naman ang “rubout” king  

  • INQ415

    bottom line pera ng bayan ang pinag aawayan. hayyy. in the end taongbayan ang talo.

  • TwiggyRamirez

    “Sen. Panfilo “Ping” Lacson drew his guns and called her a “crusading crook” whose “victims … will tell you how much they shelled out” for her “verbal assault” to stop.”

    …lols! mag sabunutan na lang kayong dalawa ni Miriam.

  • Twister12

    Lacson like Enrile has a lot to answer to the Filipino people & both got away with it.

  • indiosbravos2002

    How come Lacson wants to have a piece of the action? Di naman sya kasama sa away, nakikisawsaw??? Mamaya pagnaipit si mukong. Tatakas na naman yan sa tate. Hay naku. Kung dati nagtapangtapangan ka sana kay GMA, baka may credibility ka pa. Pero duwag naman pala.

    • jurbinsky77

      Ang dahilan nga kaya nagka-problema si Sen Lacson ay noong nagtalumpati siya laban sa mga anomalya ni gloria. Hindi  nga nagtagal, ang mga paratang kay Sen Lacson ay muling nabuksan at maging ang mga tumakas na mga opisyal ng pulisya ay nag sel-extradition upang maka-pagwitness laban kay Sen Lacson.

      • patukar

        anong nangyari talumpati ni lacson sa sinado laban kay Gloria? may nangyari ba?

  • patukar

    Speaking of Kuratong baleleng dalawang witness against Lacson was already in Canada sa takot  sa kanya at nabayaran. Dating Pulis at Dela Crus

  • Jose Camano

    Somehow Marcos was right when he closed congress… The only downside was that he cornered the largesse intended for congress and stashed it in his foreign accounts.

  • disqus_mq9PGfXqvP

    hahaha! hindi nakuntento si miriam sa rh bill YES FEE!!!

  • basyong

    hindi ba pwedeng plunder ang isampa kay senatong enrile? a chicken feed lang pala dahil walang 50 milyon.pero kahit sana isang milyon kaysa sa mga bwayang senatongs ibinigay sa mga biktima na lang ng bagyo .malaking tulong sa mga nangangailangan

  • http://www.facebook.com/estee.muri Estee Muri

     Kahit na ano pa  ang sasabihin  laban kay Sen.Miriam Santiago, I still believe in her and I admire her courage. Hindi takot si Sen. Santiago at hindi plastik.She   really serves the country  of the Republic  of  the Philippines and she  knows the law fully will. Kudos  po sa inyo  Senator Santiago. I am one of those who supports you no matter what!

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/UR6AKMU2J2D4GOPDU4QMRZDB7Q felipe

    enjoy the show, some senators are now shaking in their shoes…come on spill all the beans so the people will know what to do come election time  !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!1

  • Pluma Mana

    with this kind of people running the govt, di kataka-taka ang paglubog talaga ang pinas.

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/SLIGVU76L2UPOWLUZXLUK2LQSI Roberto

    Ano ba talaga ang motibo sa pagbibigay ng “gift” sa mga senators at bakit hindi pantay-pantay? I call this “garbage action” dahil hindi naman ito makakatulong tungo sa kaunlaran bagkus nang-agaw pa ng dapat bigyan ng pansin.  Our politicians must always think if their actions is favorable for the betterment of the country. Let us be more mature. At one time naging show window tayo ng democracy. Kung hindi sa atin walang united Germany, at ang Russia will still be USSR, at isa pa ang massacre sa Tianamen Square sa China. 

  • http://www.yellowmythbusters.gov.ph/ Weder-Weder Lang

    Let me quote what Lacson said in a radio interview conducted by GMA7’s Nimfa Ravello last Sunday:

    “Miriam should lead by example, otherwise the other 22 senators need not rise to the challenge of greater transparency.”
    So kung tiwali si Miriam, hypothetically, ok din lang na corrupt ang 22 senators? Baluktot itong si Lacson, through and through.

  • bogli_anakdami

    heto pa ang isang magnanakaw/traposakal… ano ang naging resulta ng kaso ni ping lacson?  di ba naging “most wanted” sya noon… tago ng tago (TNT) sa fliplandia batas de gung gongs, di ba?

    meron bang kinahinatnan ang kaso?… nagtatanong lang, di ba? 

  • pasaway008ako

    Nag-aabu-abugaduhan…iyan ang sabi ni Santiago…porke siya ay abugada, hindi ibig sabihin ay alam ng lahat ng batas. Gaya ng sinabi niya, ‘Just because they are senators,(or abogado),  they think of their immediate knowledge of the entire universe, kabilang siya doon! Hindi niya alam ang lahat ng batas! She was a judge, but then she knows very well that she does not know everything.Kaya nga mayroong Court of Appeal (CA) para kung hindi ka kuntento sa hatol ay mag-appeal ka, at alam natin na may hatol na binabaliktad ng CA. Kaya may mga hatol na mali. Nag-aabu-abugaduhan, Santiago, tama ka na nga, tumahimik ka na lang!!!

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

    Lacson  is NOT a paragon of truth and credibility.   He fled the country as a fugitive and it has been speculated or alleged in the past by some groups that he orchestrated kidnappings of Fil- chinese to fund the campaign of Erap estrada years ago

    • http://www.facebook.com/Horiboy Yoyong Gonzales

       mas maniniwala na lang ako kay lacson kesa kay santiago na hindi naniniwala sa Dios if you watched her interview with korina….

  • richard ortega

    what kind of senators we have now? please lord save the phil….

  • ruben_bush

    Mga Senador…..mahiya hiya naman kayo….. isaoli niyo na lang sa taong bayan yan perang “Xmas gift” ni Enrile.  Kung matino kayo, ibigay niyo dun sa OFW sa Saudi na nasa death row.  Kailangan ng blood money para palayain at di na siya ma-death penalty.  Mas okay pa kung ganun gagawin niyo, babango papel niyo sa bayan.

  • bogli_anakdami

    hay naku… kc, tayong mga flip gung gongs eh ibinoto ang lahat ng mga magnanakaws jan sa senado…

    kaya, magtiis tayong lahat sa ating mga katangahan, di ba?…

  • boybakal

    “Santiago used the term  “nag-aabu-abugaduhan” (pretending to be a lawyer) during her interview with ANC’s talk show “Headstart.”referring to Lacson.”

    You hit right, Madame Senator.
    That is what I noticed too on Lacson. He talks as if he is really a Lawyer.
    Mahusay yon kanyang Legal Staff. Inspite of that, He is still short of being a lawyer.
    Nag aabu abugaduhan…pretending to be a lawyer.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_FOPMU3EOVKFANYIWAADV7EZAXU Divina Wind

    Ang hindi alam ni Mirriam Santiago is that Enrile and Lacson magkasama sa isang military-police mafia. This very powerful and very wealthy (dahil sa pangungurakot at sa pagkontrol sa mga illegal business sa atin) mafia- madami ng pinapatay.

    • indiots

      sobrang manlait ang miriam mo.. kung si lacson ganoon n’ya laitin, ikaw pa?

  • boybakal

    ATTACK DOG’ Lacson snarls at Santiago: ‘Crusading crook…’….

    Lacson is more of a Barking Dog than an Attack Dog.
    Just bark bark and bark…only bark because he barks like a lawyer and he cannot attack as he is short on what he is barking.

  • rjimenez1226

    Lacso hayop kang animalna corrupt!

  • rjimenez1226

    Huwag iboto si Lacson, mamatay tao yan!

  • imongredneck

    ” crusading croak, hypocrite par excellence ……doesn’t have a single shred of integrity……. no moral ascendancy…….” Isn’t that you Mr. Lacson? A toothless attack dog attacking himself.

  • bogli_anakdami

    allah eh bakit si bise presidente binay eh nanghihingi/namamalimos ng P40M para tulungan (daw) ang mga kabayang flip kriminal na nakakulong sa saudi…

    dapat, allah eh, ipadala lahat ng mga flip kriminals (that includes the whole admin) doon sa saudi para makulong, di ba?

  • https://me.yahoo.com/a/iV0XkkNontlsHWTkG2jcuz.PB64A#6b054 F alonso

    lumalabas ang tapang ni Pink pag kalaban ay babae.
    kinalaban din si ate Leila.

    • lolo_Jose

      Hahahaha  ang apo ko baka mamaya balikan ka ni pink…

      • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_XALR35ENV2XKV327BZGZ7Q5Z5Q Ernesto

        bakit sir matapang c pink kasi nong time ni arroyo tumakbo sya sa ibang bansa sir,di mo alam

  • rjimenez1226

    Lacson kawatan ibalak ang pera ng bayan!

    • indiots

      hindi nga kinukuha ni lacson magmula pa ang kanyang porkbarrel,  sasabihin mo kawatan..

      • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_XALR35ENV2XKV327BZGZ7Q5Z5Q Ernesto

        saan nagpunta pork barrel ya bro sa u

      • indiots

        yon ang tanong. lahat ng hindi nagagamit na pork tulad ng dapat ay kay lacson, sino ang gumagamit?

        nakakatawa nga. noong nakakulong si trillanes, sa record, isa s’ya sa pinakamalaki ang nagastos hanay ng mga senador. paanong gumastos yon ng malaki ganoong nakakulong? he he he parang mga patay na nakaboto pa.

  • AntiAko

    LACSON: ZERO CREDIBILITY. Better shut up!

  • w33k3nd3r

    Attack dog? . . . More like attack b1tch.

  • koolkid_inthehouse

    Corrupt Senate President created another mess at the expense of FILIPINO people.  He created unethical, bribery gift giving using the money of hungry Filipinos.  

    There are lots of pending bills like MONEY LAUNDERING, ANTI POLITICAL DYNASTIES & FREEDOM OF INFORMATION and also created a messy CYBER CRIME LAW. 

    The senate president polarized the members to protect his donkeys to stay longer in power of the senate.  This is old Martial Law strategy.  They used senate time and peoples’ money to rip at each other meanwhile most important bills to make and improve the living standard of Filipinos are sweep under the rug.  

    Enrile has no time to amend the AMLA but he has time to bribe his fellow donkeys holes.

    Figure that out.

  • el_latigo

    Tsk, tsk and we have these characters as sort of  “typical”,  rather than the exceptions, in that so-called august lawmaking body, the Senate.  Consider: Examine everyone of these characters in the upper house and you can’t help noticing  that we seem to have the most notorious and dubious characters that this country can come up  with. Truly, we deserve the kind of leaders that we have voted into positions of power.    No wonder other countries look down on us and do not respect us. This,  despite the enormous talent shown by many Filipinos around the world in the arts, culture, fashion industry, information technology, etc.

  • Rovingmoron

    Tsk..tsk..tsk. Di makabubuti tong ganitong palitan ng kuro kuro. And it won’t be good for Miriam to behave like a wild dog in the Senate. Not good for her health. Try to keep cool!

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/MOIWFJZHNRZZPG2UNZATWZW7YA Back

    ‘It’s a dog eat dog world’? Why not ibalik nalang yung pinamigay para tapos na usapan :)

  • maypakialamtayo

    masaya ito, kagalang-galang na senador pampilo lacson hintayin mong gumaling si kagalang-galang na senador miriam defensor santiago, hindi papayag yan sa palagay ko na titirahin mo siyang nakatalikod, magpakalalaki ka naman.

  • pablosantino

    tanungin niyo nalang mga ka mistah ni senator pink noong cadets pa lamang sila sa PMA…hahaha,..chos daw!!  hahahahahahaha

  • $31701260

    Lacson called Santiago a “hypocrite par excellence”… bow,,, Amen… yan ang katutuhan.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_SC573R5VTMJ6ISRH635DJ2XVLI San

    All the money we spend on these legislators, and all we have are dumb actors or bright crooks.

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/U2VPSRNUA6MZGXS7FX6W5ZRCBI Antonio

    they should just look themselves at the mirror… pare-pareho lang silang mga KAWATAN!

  • batchmatters

    The pork barrel amounting to 200 million a year ang dahilan kung bakit nagpapatayan ang mga politiko natin para maging senador. Si Sen lacson ay 10 years na yatang senador,and his pork barrel should have amounted to 1.2 billion pesos already, pero hindi nga siya tumanggap ng pork barrel maski minsan. Kung gagamitin natin ang computation ni Sen mirriam na 20% komisyon mula sa pork barrel funded projects, nangangahulugan ito na umaabot na sa 200 million pesos ang easy money sana na pinakawalan ni Lacson. Si Mirriam ay consistent sa pagtanggap ng kanyang pork barrel, sino ngayon ang malinis at naglilinis-linisan lamang?

    • eivra23

      saan napunta ang pork barrel ni Lacson? hindi kaya napunta muna sa bangko at pinatubuan ng interest? yung interest malinis na yun…. 

      hypothetical question lang… baka nagagawa ng iba…

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_ZFJ33JUQK7G5OSYRA7OXSEKIZU Accountant Tax

    enrile and the senators who received the money should be held accountable to the taxpayers who are the filipino people. while average filipinos receive a couple of pesos minimum wage daily, their kids cannot even eat a humburger at macdonalds, enrile and the senators are wasting millions.
    where is the conscience of these so called “honorable” people?  where is good governance?
    i haven’t known of any other country that does something as disgusting and blatant as this. what can we do?

  • Garote

     We have the “attack dogs” of the globalist corporate elites assaulting JPE because of his pro-Filipino stand on 2 controversial laws: RH  law and Sin Tax law. The globalist snarling-attack dogs are PNOYCHIO (the Mongoloid) BRENDA (Brain-damage).Why Enrile’s being anti-RH law and anti-Sin Tax law pro-Filipino? First. the globalist elites are eugenic-control freaks who want to depopulate the world  down to 500 million people. For control purposes, this number of people are manageable and can be used as global slaves on a below-human-standard-of-living wage pay. These eugenic-control freaks would not hesitate to even use destructive means to depopulate the human race either through war, cancer-causing food, drinks or vaccines.Of course, family planning is one other means by using the cancer-causing contraceptive pills and abortive methods.

    What has the Sin Tax law to do with JPE’s nationalistic stand? It’s now an open-secret globalist elites have been orchestrating a world economic collapse in order to take over the world economy. Proof of this is, they have been pushing their tools of  global control and economic collapse through GATT and WTO. The whole world is now on the brink of economic crisis engineered by them. Through privatization and controlled central banks they have put many countries into perpetual debt and effectively destroyed their self-sustaining industries. ‘The Phl is not exempted, we have much of our industries destroyed by GATT, WTO, privatization, etc. But we have a few left, still. And through sin tax, one of the very few surviving industry, our tobacco industry,will suffer an economic “death blow” due to the heavy taxes imposed on it.

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