Enrile, Santiago call ceasefire

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Sen. Miriam Defensor-Santiago and Senate President Juan Ponce Enrile. File photo

As their bitter and very public feud entered the 10th day, Senate President Juan Ponce Enrile and Sen. Miriam Defensor Santiago made separate decisions to lie low and rest.

Santiago cited doctors’ warnings that the “slightest provocation” could cause her to have a second and possibly more serious stroke after she burst a blood vessel in the right eye because of hypertension following a television appearance last Wednesday.

One of Santiago’s doctors, former health secretary Esperanza Cabral, reportedly warned her that “her political enemies might be dancing on her grave if she continues to fight them single-handedly.”

Enrile said he would pray for Santiago’s recovery and asked reporters to stop questioning him further about his conflict with the senator over the allegedly unequal distribution of Senate largesse.

“If you please, don’t ask me any more questions just to pit the senators against one another. I don’t like that. Don’t destroy the image of the Senate, please,” he said in Filipino in a phone-patch interview.

Santiago came out swinging the day the Inquirer ran a story that Enrile had excluded her and three other senators from the distribution of P1.618 million each for additional maintenance and other operational expenditures (MOOE) last December.

Santiago and Senators Alan Peter Cayetano, Pia Cayetano and Antonio Trillanes were, however, given the first tranche of P600,000 each in additional MOOE in November as well as a P250,000 each cash gift. Santiago returned the P250,00 to Enrile’s office, saying that he had also returned her Christmas present of cookies to him.

While audit rules allow the Senate President to realign the chamber’s savings and convert these to MOOE, Santiago deplored the practice as “unconstitutional” and “unconscionable.”

Enrile said his and Santiago’s individual decisions to refrain from making statements on the MOOE were by no means a ceasefire.

“I have stopped speaking about the issue for a long time. This is not a ceasefire because I have no enemies,” he stressed.

Lacson offensive

 

Their statements were a letdown to Senate observers, particularly after Sen. Panfilo Lacson went on the attack on radio yesterday, saying an unnamed colleague in the chamber had listed his/her maids on the government payroll.

Meanwhile, the senator’s spouse was using Senate funds for “grocery allowance” and also government money to pay rent for a satellite office located in a building that the same senator owns, Lacson claimed.

On COA’s hands

 

Lacson told radio anchor Korina Sanchez he would rather that the Commission on Audit (COA) determine who the unnamed senator was based on the information he gave.

Told about Lacson’s latest disclosure, Enrile said the senator would know as Lacson is chairman of the Senate accounts committee which, according to the Senate website, is in charge of “all matters relating to the auditing and adjustment of all accounts chargeable against the funds for the expenses and activities” of the chamber.

Lacson earlier accused Santiago of being a “crusading crook” for alluding to him as Enrile’s “attack dog.” He also chided Santiago for making a fuss about her colleagues getting the additional MOOE in December but did not say anything when her office got the first tranche of the MOOE in November.

Santiago did not respond to Lacson’s accusations Thursday.

Her media officer Tom Tolibas announced that the senator “will no longer be available for media interviews starting (Thursday), to continue indefinitely until her blood pressure stabilizes.”

In an e-mailed statement, Santiago said her blood pressure as of Thursday was 184/100.

Cabral was also quoted as saying that the senator had a mild stroke about 10 years ago and that her two younger brothers had died of heart attacks.

Medical history

 

“With that kind of medical history, Senator Santiago will be placing herself in harm’s way if she continues her battle against her fellow senators,” Cabral said.

Santiago said she would have to be absent when the Senate resumes session on Monday as she has been advised by Cabral and ophthalmologist Dr. Rodolfo Chuanico of the East Avenue Medical Center to “disengage from politics” and “be insulated from political news for the time being.”

Santiago’s statement quoted Chuanico as saying that the blood clot in her right eye “is already a warning that another abrupt rise in blood pressure might cause a stroke.”

2nd stroke imminent

 

“Technically, Senator Santiago suffered a mild stroke after her TV interview.  Fortunately, the stroke went to her eye instead of her brain. If she continues as usual, a second stroke will be imminent,” Chuanico said.

At the Kapihan sa Senado, Sen. Francis Escudero joined Santiago’s call for a COA audit of all expenses incurred by the senators’ offices.

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  • http://www.facebook.com/billyboy.ibarra BillyBoy Ibarra

    why is there no news regarding filipinos taken hostages in In Amenas hostage crises

  • akongednamzug

    Showbiz na showbiz lagi ang dating ni Sen. Lacson. Ano man ang kanyang sabihin, laging bitin.

  • Jejomar_Binay

    Mabuhay ka Manong Johnny. Karapat dapat lang talaga na ikaw ang mamuno sa senado. Huwag kang mag-alala, malapit mo ng makasama si Jackie, ang anak kong si Nancy at si JV sa senado. Sila ang magiging mga alalay mo sa senado.

    • totokalel

      oo nga at pati si maceda at mga apo nila isama na nila.maganda yan.sa kanila na ang plipinas.tama ba ako Jejomar_Binay o kulang pa???

    • mrgracia

      Aatakihin ako sa ‘yo, Jojo. Ang galing-galing mo talaga! Ang galing-galing mong mang-asar!  hahaha-hahaha… Tuwang-tuwa naman ako sa’yo ‘no?…

  • rouelcalzita

    You are wasting money from tax of poor people…Why not to take a draw a weapon Mr. Enrile & Ms. Santiago? And may the best one stand. 

    • totokalel

      lahat sila magpatayan na.wala naman sila nagawa sa bayan natin kundi kanya-kanyang hurakot!!

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

    kwentong saloon yan si Lacson.. eh kung may ganun pala na alam nya bakit di nya kinasuhan sa ombudsman.. tapos ngayon nya lang palabas.. sino nama maniwala kay Lacson..

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_FKE56ZWNI2XKEVVLZQGRWG7WBI BURADOR—Phil. Voice

    MIRRIAM have to EXPOSE MORE of ENRILEs DISGUSTING EMPTY accomplishment in his LIFE-TIME political carrier—–

    • totokalel

      include lacson pleassssseeeeeeee!

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/3IFSWGHJPHPOKSCK57TSLFJQJ4 X

       But she should be liable to all the questionable things she has been doing as well! NO ONE is above the law! All of them should lead by example! Please do not vote for them anymore!

      • teekaye2

         Correction NOBODY SHOULD BE ABOVE THE LAW but obviously most powerful l in the po;otics are at the moment above the law.

  • $23455908

    Lahat ng mga Senador ay may itinatago. Aminin na natin yan. Ang nangyayari ay pataasan lang ng ihi pero kapag may pumanghi na, tigil na muna sila. Lacson knows Miriam so well kaya kapag si Lacson na tameme si Miriam. Ang inuupakan niya ngayon ay si Enrile. Bakit kasi hindi pa agad agad ipasa ang isinusulong ni Sotto na magkaroon din sila ng armas para doon mismo sa Senado magbarilan na silang lahat. Mga walang magawang Senador.Lahat naman eh may itinatagong baho bakit hindi na lang gampanan ang tungkulin nila ng maayos. Hindi na nga kami nakibo. Kaming mamamayan kung anuman ang gawin nilang patago. Kaming mga mamamayan na lugmok na sa hirap pero nakukuha pa ring pasuwelduhin silang mga Senador. Oh Bayang Pilipinas, Kailan ka pa magkakaroon ng maraming taong matitino sa Gobyerno? Kailan pa?

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

    01. The issue of cash-gift and the abused MOOE have been overshadowed by Kuratong Baleleng 2.0 or better known as Quezon Massacre.

    02. Crusading against crooks in the senate is detrimental to Senator Santiago’s health. Crossing swords with Senator Santiago is detrimental to Jackie Enrile’s chances of getting into the senate. Squealing on fellow senators is tantamount to breaking the senate’s honor code according to Lacson.

    03. Speaking up and taking a stand on the cash-gift and the abused MOOE will put the LP senators in an awkward position. Drilon is the champion of overstaffing and overbudget that gets converted into savings and then into bonuses by yearend. Long live hypocrisy!

    04. The pro-administration bias of PDI precludes it from giving too much coverage on the issue.

    05. Both UNA and LP will be glad to see the issue of cash-gift and the abused MOOE die a natural death.

    06. That’s how news cycles go. They come and they go and come again and go again. The Filipino people have been given the runaround and taken for a ride again.

  • cogito728sum

    Cease fire is not what is needed here.  Cease and desist must be mandated by both parties to protect the  integrity of the institution and the whole Filipino nation.

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/3IFSWGHJPHPOKSCK57TSLFJQJ4 X

       Integrity of the Institution that’s represented by characters like Miriam, JPE, Ping, Tito, Bong, Gringo…etc……Kawawa naman ang Pilipinas!

    • teekaye2

       It should be obvious by now there is very little integrity left in the senate. The facts should be available to all Filipnos and not covered up . keep up the pressure on corruption

      • cogito728sum

        As long as there’s something left, no matter how little it is, we have to protect it from the depredations of those obligated to afford such protection.  We squander integrity and we forfeit the ability to face our fellowman with head help up high.  Merci!

    • where_I_stand

      The cease and desist is more proper to be issued to the yellow media.
      Let the two legislators stop their word war.

      • leubas

        BAKIT ANG IKSI NG SAGOT MO NGAYON…..HIDI KO TULOY MAGAMIT ANG DICTIONARY KO!…HAHAHAHH

    • where_I_stand

      On integrity of the institution.

      The intrusion of the Executive to the Legislative caused more damage than the word war between and among senators. 

      • cogito728sum

        I don’t know about your credentials and I won’t prejudge your arguments solely on the basis thereof.  But this notion about “yellow media” and your over emphasis on it in your arguments certainly betrays your independence of thought.  It seems to me that anyone who does not conform to your train of thought is “yellow” in your perception of pigmentation.  Well, let me emphasize to you, Sir, that I maintain my brown complexion irrespective of political issues and other considerations.  I have criticized this President and any other president or high public officials for that matter and will continue to do so because I believe that the general weal, as you have rightly emphasized in one of your commentaries, prevails over any personal considerations.

        As to the intrusion of the “Executive to the Legislative”, I may agree with you as far as unwarranted or questionable intrusion is concerned.  Such should be discouraged.  But if your statement runs along the line of absolute non-intrusion, non-interference, I beg to respectfully disagree and suggest that you revisit your political law, political science, or the basic concepts of democratic form of government assuming you bear credentials in those fields.  There is no such thing as absolute independence among the three branches of our government.  They work hand in hand in the service and the betterment of the citizenry.

        If you reread my post, the wordings “cease and desist must be mandated by both parties” precludes the necessity of your asssertion to “Let the two legislators stop their war.”  It just muddle the issue unnecessarily.  And please, let’s not inject in our dialogue, our association with friends with various Ph. D’s after their name in epicurean atmosphere because that doesn’t impress me at all.  What matters in us is not those letters after our name but the logic and clarity of our thoughts and the sincerity of our character, factors wanting among present day politicians.  Those letters after ones name, such as those of Corona are meaningless if they are not backed up by sincerity and integrity. 

        In parting, we can maintain our dialogue without any semblance of swaggering, only with utmost equanimity.    Merci!

      • JuanTamadachi

        good one, well said..

      • mad_as_Hamlet

        He hi he hom!  This is fun read, my good friend!  And our overly color-motivated  friend where_I_stand or where_I_kneel, the latter being how I honestly and without malice read his Disqus ID to be, would have an improved visual sense if he makes some effort to see that color is as much a property of the environment as it is of the color receptors in our eyes which, incidentally ,altthough trichromatic, does not include yellow.  The implication being, no offense meant to our friend, that if one keeps on seeing yellow, seeing an ophthalmologist would be advisable. Kudos!

      • cogito728sum

        Thanks my friend!

      • vince_bugaboo

        It is when you and Mad come out blazing that I decide it’s more fascinating to watch and observe in a given thread.

      • cogito728sum

        My friend I think I can speak for mad with confidence and without  hurting his sensibilities that when we come out in what you call “blazing” we mean no offense to anyone, personal or otherwise, but simply to straighten out things.  Just to put matters in their proper perspective, especially when they involve ideas that serve to divide us as a people.  I believe I have built enough rapport with mad, have studied enough his opinions and sentiments to involve his name in this regard.  And I can safely say as well that all we are after is to clarify issues and, if we can, close this ever widening cleavage that separates us as a  people.  Mad is one of the very few whose unbiased ideas are worth our esteem.  One who doesn’t resort to scathing remarks or cursing as some are wont to do.  I, in particular, just would like to be able to contribute to the education of some of our fellowmen and women especially when it comes to showing off and other indiscretions.  And mind you there are many countering posts to others that are unnecessary except to show some semblance of egotism or narrowness of mind.  There are also those who derive pleasure from being inveterate faultfinders bad mouthing everything and everyone without restraint.  We dont need those traits my friend, as you yourself knows, as you yourself stays away from.

        To quote Aldous Huxley, all I wish is “…order upon confusion, to bring harmony out of dissonance, and unity out of multiplicity…a primary and fundamental urge of the mind.”

        Merci, my friend good luck to you and take care!

      • vince_bugaboo

        I should have put “guns” before the blazing. If I had, you probably did not imply that I was somewhat critical when I used “blazing” in describing your “best” when poked  unnecessarily, both of you. With “your coming out with Guns blazing” would have described you as terrifying forces when provoked, not in any way to offend anyone but simply to straighten matters and confusions with more forceful clarification. 
        You don’t have to explain and rationalize  to me anything you project because I was not implying any negativity on the way you deal and interact with others with my utilization of the word blazing. 
        To be more direct, I am in awe of you two when you come out (with guns) “blazing” from time to time, that’s why I said it’s more fun to watch from the sidelines when that happnes.

      • cogito728sum

        My friend no need to be apologitic.  I understood the tenor of your statement.  And please don’t hold us in awe.  We are just as simple and ordinary as anyone.  But we have to defend our turf if need be from the forces that tend to break us as a people.  There’s too much division in our society already that to let it prevail in this milieu will not allow us to save the ship.  I’m sure you’ll do the same.  Take care and good to talk to you.  Merci!

  • Hey_Dudes

    This is no longer just a matter of party affiliation nor having the numbers to keep one’s position.

    What’s missing are the words “integrity, decency and principle” as far as Mr. Johnny Ponce Enrile is concerned. He always say he is willing to step down as senate president whenever crisis arises but turn around giving loots to his buddies to make sure he remain as such?

    In the meantime, while the senate is seen more of a circus show rather than a respectable institution by the majority of Filipino people, they are using sharp knives destroying each other?  If only Mr. Enrile is defined by the three words, he would have save his institution from public derision by stepping down voluntarily.

    • where_I_stand

      On the accusation that Enrile bribed his fellow senators to stay as Senate President (SP) is rather a partisan political judgment than a description of facts.

      GAA or budget law, allows the SP to realign Senate’s savings. This SP does not necessarily has a name Enrile [It can be Drilon, Cayetano, Legarda, Angara, or any of the senators] because regardless of who sits as SP, he/she would still realign the savings and distribute the same to other senators. Moreover, such accusation holds no water because the issue is not the distribution itself but the unequal distribution of the funds. Furthermore, how can it be a shared loots when it is subject to liquidation and audit?

      Interpretation of what makes a person with integrity, decency and principle, in our political culture, is highly subjective. Political colors and affiliation distorts any objective interpretations.

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/3IFSWGHJPHPOKSCK57TSLFJQJ4 X

    Why can’t these people be prosecuted?? I do not understand why are they always above the law??? Public Officials are voted by the People. They should remember that!

    • where_I_stand

      Prosecuted for what case?

      Are they above the law? I think not.

      Since these two great legislators are perceived by the vindictive administration as political foes–or less of being allies–of its political party, they are vulnerable targets of their selective cleansing. A mere infraction of the law committed by these two controversial political figures, even an administrative case, would move the assassins in Malacanang to turn every stone to persecute and prosecute them. See what happened to Cebu Governor Gwen Garcia.

      In this administration, political enemies of the Liberal Party, especially politicians with close ties with VP Binay, are easy preys for planned political assassination. They have to walk on tiptoe rather than act like above the law. Conversely, erring politicians considered as assets [concretely can harness huge numbers of voters] or friends [kaklase, kaibigan, kabarilan] of the Aquino administration can easily escape prosecution.

      • leubas

        YON NAMAN PALA EH KAWAWA NAMAN PALA SINA MERRIAM AT ENRILE INAAPI NG MGA LIBERAL AT NI PNOY…O SYA CGE!

    • leubas

      BAKIT SA IBANG BANSA ANG MGA OPISYAL NA NAPATUNAYAN NA KURAKOT, PAGSAKAY SA KOTSE, BIGLA NA LANG SUMASABOG!

  • bbguevara

    Alalahanin natin, sa Pilipinas ang politika ay HANAPBUHAY !!!. Kaya huwag na kayong magtaka sa mga pangyayari.

  • 33Sambuang

    hoi mga senador na buwaya. ang mga taong nagbabayad ng buwis ang nagpapasweldo sa inyo. mga walanghiya kayo

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_I4H2WMHPSR6JGHOTMDLUA6QYHU Observer18

    These  senators are like crocodiles fighting for every bit of largessee; and they are supposed to be educated and expected to look after the welfare of the nation.

    If these senators continue to fight like rabid dogs, and eventually a few of them are going down to the pit, it would greatly help the Philippines!

  • mucho_cheapo

    Sabi ni SENile Enrile: “Don’t destroy the image of the Senate pls”. Bwa-ha-ha-ha..Really?

    • alisdyan

      Enrile meant: Do not destroy more the bad image of the Senate pls. Masamang masama na nga, pasasamain pa ng husto… nakakatawa talaga ang mga mandarangbong….

  • RiverHorse

    mali naman si cabral… nde pa mamamatay si santiago. pareho naman sila ni enrile na MASAMANG DAMO.

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

    ceasefire ng war of words.

  • w33k3nd3r

    Ma’am senator, campaign against Jackie or any of the Enriles to be elected in the Senate na lang po.

  • Hey_Dudes

    Tell me this rumor is not true.  Someone is saying the reason Meriam suffered a mild stroke is not because of colleague  Enrile.  It was due to her receiving a call from Fidel Tabako Ramos telling her to stop fussing because he was the true winner in their presidential contest (lol)!

  • jeposky

    Bakit ba naman kasi ang daming politiko sa bansa.  Bakit hindi bawasan ang mga ito? Gawin na lang 12 ang senador, or kaya 15.  Tapos bawasan din ang mga congressman.  Pati na rin ang mga governor, vice governor at board member.  Malaki ang matitipid ng gobyerno kasi mababawasan ang mga kurakot, pati na rin ang pinapasweldo.  Ang kaso ano ba ang ginagawa ng mga legislator natin? Ang hatiin ang mga lalawigan, para dagdag politiko, dagdag budget, dagdag kurakot.

  • $37644997

    There are important issues that need to be addressed for the betterment of our nation as a whole and here comes the clowns in a circus arena.

  • jeposky

    Bakit ba naman kasi ang daming politiko sa bansa.  Bakit hindi bawasan ang mga ito? Gawin na lang 12 ang senador, or kaya 15.  Tapos bawasan din ang mga congressman.  Pati na rin ang mga governor, vice governor at board member.  Malaki ang matitipid ng gobyerno kasi mababawasan ang mga kurakot, pati na rin ang pinapasweldo.  Ang kaso ano ba ang ginagawa ng mga legislator natin? Ang hatiin ang mga lalawigan, para dagdag politiko, dagdag budget, dagdag kurakot.

  • bogli_anakdami

    hay naku… hetong dalawang gurang na magnanakaw eh wala namang nagawang maganda dito sa palakad ng flipland…

    dapat sila eh ikulong sa kwarto at gawing pay-per-view ang resulta, di ba? 

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/KNWCMVMPABEZBCMA36S7FJAKQM orchid

    All these imbeciles in the senate have their own dirty baggage. Just let the COA audit all the expenses of the senators and for full transparency, include their salaries as a public servant, and their income from other sources. And then, include all elected and appointed public servants in this COA audit.

    So simple, no more bickering and waste of taxpayer’s money and time.

  • mangTASYO

    ayussss! na-areglo na! hahaha — what a shame!
    may bago ng budget…nagre-realign pa ng last year budget! pwe!

    It’s more fun in the Philippines kaya buksan na ang FUNdora’s box…para ang saya-saya!

    Ito ang dapat na bagong slogan…”IT’S MORE FUNDS IN THE PHILIPPINE SENATE”

    To resolve the shenanigans, Congress should pass a Resolution “COPLAN SENADO” in order to LIQUIDATE ALL THE SENATORS’……so-called additional MOOE. LOL.

    Mga Honorable senators ganito ang tamang liquidation ng inyong mga additional MOOE…To liquidate the Hard cash…it should be digested by your stomach! hahaha.

    Ang saya!

  • bathala4

    Ping Lacson, alam mo naman palang may mga anomalya at ikaw ang chairman ng senate accounts committee eh why don’t you speak out and do your job??? tsk tsk… “birds of the same feathers” huh! – sige nakawin nyo ng nakawin ang pera ng taong bayan.. GO… GO…!

    • indiots

      anong anomalya? anong act o batas ang nagsasabing labag sa batas ang ginawa ni enrile.

      labo ni miriam, ang tagal ng tinanggap ng taong bayan kung ano si enrile noong martial law, ngayon kinukwestyon pa n’ya?

  • lolo_Jose

    Kahit pa tumigil na ang patutsadahan ng dalawa, nararapat lang na  malaman ng taong
    bayan ang tutuo kay Juan, ang papel niya sa Martial Law, ang pagkawala/pagkamatay
    ng marami nating kababayan nuong panahon na yaon, bukod pa saan talaga nangaling
    ang yaman niya ! Ala kang madadala sa hukay sa yaman mo, naka medyas at barong
    tagalog ka na ginupit pa sa likod lang ipapasuot sa iyo sa kabaong mo kaya TAMA NA 
    Juan, magsisi, magtika at manalangin ka na habang may panahon pa kesa sa yaman
    pa ng bayan ang ang iniisip mot pinagkakaabalahan na kurakutin na naman.
    Inang Mahabagin, utak mandarambong po ni Juan ay pigilin…

  • Philcruz

     But why didn’t Sen. Ping Lacson reveal earlier his findings on that senator he was talking about?  He should have brought this up at the time he discovered what he thinks are anomalous expenses of the senator.

    But the thing that still whets my curiosity is why Ping decided to get really deeply involved in this Miriam-Enrile tussle.

    • cute79

      isa kasi sya sa nakatanggap ng 1.6milyon  na bonus at ubos na pera pamasko ng buong pamilya at mga kabit

    • cute79

      kung totoo syang senador na may malasakit sa bayan noon pa sana nya sinabi o pinaaudit ang senador na tinutukoy nya  na ginagastos ang pera ng taong bayan sa pansarili interes.parang si enrile din si lacson eh alam nyang kokontra si trillanes sa kanya about sa Cam Sur naghanda na sya ng butas para ibato kay trillanes para manahimik.pagalingan lang talaga sila puro sila puro buwaya.ok na rin yan maghukayan na sila ng mga baho nila para magkaalaman na

      • maypakialamtayo

        meron din kasi syang itinatagong baho, di ba tumakas yan sa batas? edi pinupog sya, basta ang alam ko matatalino ang ating mga senador wala nga lang delicadeza.

  • txtman

    CABRAL

    A MEMBER OF THE UP-PGH MAFIA
    .
    .
     MGA TAO BEHIND THE KILLING

    OF THE PATIENT RIGHTS BILL
    .
    .

     PALIBHASA KAMAG-ANAK NILA MGA POLITIKO SA CONGRESS
          KAYA HAYAN PATAY ANG PATIENT RIGHTS BILL

    TAPOS MAGSASABI SIYANG PRO-PATIENTS?

    AHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA

    KAPAL MUKS NIYA HA

    .
    .
    .
    TALAGA NAMAN MAIISTROKE YANG SI MIRIAM DE SAYAD

    KASI YAN ANG PARUSA SA KANYA

    HINDI NIYA YAN MAIIWASAN

    AHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA

    SI CABRAL KAYA?

    KATINOAN AT PURI DAW NIYA ANG MAWAWALA

    AHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA

    PITIFUL

    • mulanay

      txtman, ‘wag mong idamay si Dr. Cabral dyan. ginagampanan nya lang ang tungkulin bilang isang doktor. UP din ‘yan si JPE. ang mabuti dyan, hayaan nating magsalpukan ang mga senador at ilabas ang baho ng isa’t isa.

  • mahuli

    CONVERSION sa AFP CONVERSION din sa SENADO at KONGRESO.  AYOS!

  • agecee

    Bakit kaya binonoto pa rin ng mga tao itong dalawang ito? Hangat hindi marunong bumoto anf Pilipino, wala ng pagasang umunlad anf Pinoy tsk tsk

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/UPORNQO7GP2GMDGTT64FZOAVVA HuwagKalimutan

    “Don’t destroy the image of the Senate, please,” Enrile told the press.

    Let’s remind Enrile and the rest of the senators that they were the ones who destroyed the senate – Iskul Bukol, Jinggoy, Jess Lapid, Bong Revilla,, Gringo, Lacson . . . . .!

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/DIGNEONSRO63RRNLW4DN24LNGE toy

    maraming loopholes talaga ang batas na pumapabor sa mga magnanakaw na politiko.gaya ng ginawa ni enrile isa itong LEGAL NA CORRUPTION! 

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/QVR2HMWEPWZA4TV2Z2Q7BYF36A January

    media lang ang nag ka pera nito halos mga tsismoso,itong namang mga senador kanya kanyang nag malinis, halos naman lahat na naka upo tumaas ang sagana ng buhay,,million million ang pinag usapan but ang mamamayan ni sentimo hirap pang hanapin. 

  • mulanay

    hindi po kami makapapayag na magkaroon ng cease-fire. dapat ituloy ang bakbakan, matira ang matibay! hindi pwedeng imbestigahan ng ibang sangay ng gobyerno ang mga senador, kaya hayaan na lang natin silang magsalpukan.

  • Ommm

    ” Santiago returned the P250,00 to Enrile’s office, saying that he had also returned her Christmas present of cookies to him.”

    Enrile really crossed the line with that move. He could have stopped his limousine, got out and given them to some poor family living in a shanty…but no he just had to be a poo….

  • speaksoftlylove

    Teka muna PDI bago sana mag cease fire gusto naming malaman ang mga sumusunod:

    1. Anong pangalan ng katulong ni Merriam at ilang milyon ang sweldo? Kung petse petse lang naman ang sweldo di siguro matatawag na “crusading crook” ni Lacson si Merriam, hindi ba?

    2. Bakit may grocery allowance yang asawa ni Merriam? Magkano? Hiwalay ba sila ng groceries, parang hiwalay ang pula sa puti? Abay’s talo pa ang may CCT allowance si Mr. Santiago ano?

    Sumurender si Merriam di dahil sa high blood. Takot lang si Merriam na tuluyan siyang ibisto ni Pinky, tindi yata ng intel nyan ang dami pang pondo kaya di na kailangan ang pork barrel dahil peanuts lang ang pork barrel. Maging “fugitive senator” ka ba tapos babalik kundi matindi ang intel mo at pondo mo? Kaya ayun, bumahag ang buntot ng pobreng Merriam. Next time pagisipan muna bago gumawa ng iskanlo para maging bayani ha, Mrs. Santiago?

    In short, pareparehong burong talangka.

  • linobog

    Haya-an nating mag-giyera ang mga corrupt para maglabasan pa ang kanilang mga ninakaw.

  • Morskie52

    Enrile said, “Don’t destroy the image of the senate, please. Idiot…that’s exactly what you did!

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/VMPPKI7JOTE6OPR7LBGGUDAN3U Avenger

      ikaw ang IDIOT!!!

  • maypakialamtayo

    sila-sila na ang nagaakusahan, kakahiya kayo, kung wala kayo nun, bigyan nyo naman ng kahihiyan ang mga anak nyo, kasi kapag makikita namin sila masasabi namin na ang mga magulang nyong senador ay magnanakaw.

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

    dont pit senators against senator and dont destroy the senate daw…

    1.,kayong mga senators ang nagde-destroy sa sanado.
    2.wala ng sisirain sa seando dahil sirang-sira na kayo.
    3.ceasefire as in puno na kayo ng putik at time ng itigil muna.

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

      kung hindi korap ang botante walang korap dyan sa kongreso…..

  • TinimbangNgunitKulang

    Pareho kasing mabaho kaya parehong tumahimik.

  • rjimenez1226

    samantala mas kawawa ang bayan na pinagsamantalahan.Si Enrile pa rin ang dakilang unggoy na hanggang ngayon niloloko pa rin ang masang Pinoy. Bahalan na ang Diyos sa iyo Enrile sa mga kasalanan mo sa bayan.

  • kalikasanipagtanggol

    Hanggang sa huling sandali ng buhay nito si enrile ay ang pagka arogante pa rin ang pinapairal at pang bubully! 

  • tiriring

    Image of Senate? 
    Ariputan….

  • marionics

    aaaaaw but why??? banatan pa at magpatayan na kayong dalawang kupal kayo hahaha

    • JuanTamadachi

      I don’t make jokes.  I just watch the government and report the facts – Will Rogers

    • JuanTamadachi

      where’s pol??

      • marionics

        baka sawa na din ma-ignore ko hehe.
        usually panghapon yan sa call center e

        but really, who gives a hoot?
        hahaha

      • JuanTamadachi

        touche..

  • rjimenez1226

    si enrile ang sumisira sa senado.  pusakal na mandurugas ng mamamayan.

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/XSHWGLY25MTOGUZUIBF5JT5BZI pdred

    Awwww! Ituloy ang laban!!

  • bryant85

    A truce.wow, I don’t know if this be rejoicing news to be informed of or a pity to be dismayed by the turn of the events that this hocus pocus of public funds hadn’t see the light of day to assuage all our eager minds and feelings of the truth before Enrile and Santiago called the  burying of the hatchet.

    Nonetheless, the health reason of Santiago poses a serious threat to her life so, I, for one has to pray for her immediate recovery even though most often I share some nasty things about her due to her arrogance and haughtiness but be that as it may, I am pleased of her tact to protect public funds though as Enrile and the others said, she too dipped her hand on the cookie jar (savings)

  • speedstream2

    Just when things were getting really interesting, a “ceasefire”? When will “hostilities” resume, if ever? Public tiffs by so-called public servants about public funds can be quite educational for the citizenry as it provides us with an inkling about the processes and the finer details involved in the use of hard-earned taxpayers’ money. And this, once again, highlights the importance of the FOI bill, which now appears to be in limbo.

    • JuanTamadachi

      couldn’t agree with you more. Well said.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_OJWHBJLMWPTRUOZMN6JOMHLO2A Banana Na

    dati ay COUP D’TAT ang pinag-uusapan sa senates at yan ang sabi ni ENRILE, tapos, naging SANTA CLAUS si ENRILE at may NAUGHTY at NICE pa sinasabi nila…naka-bistuhan kasi may naughty daw sa senates kaya maliit lang ang binigay ni SANTA ang gifts para sa kanila at naging NICE naman ang news nito para sa mga taongbayan kung di sa apat ng NAUGHTY ay di malalaman ng taongbayan ang ginagawa ni SANTA,,,,away ulit sila at ceasefire na sila kung hindi ay mas makaka-bistuhan ang ginagawa sa senates fund kung saan napupunta….kung nasa LAW talaga ang benefits nila na maka-tanggap ng gift ni SANTA ay wala tayong masasaabi…

    • tilamsik

      di ba si Chiz ang naughty?

      • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_OJWHBJLMWPTRUOZMN6JOMHLO2A Banana Na

        haaa…naughty kasi chick boy kasi si Chiz, ang target ay mga artista…haaa

  • Magsasaka

    baka namaga na ang panga ng dalawang senatong kaya tigil putakan muna hehehe

  • gilbongs

    ha ha ha maniwala kayo dyan truce na sila bcoz of health matters   they settled simply bcoz  sen santiago  eh natanggap na ang kulang na bonus in our government esp. this big official pomopotok lang yan botsi nila  pag di kasali sa money matters pero pag nakatanggap na tikum ang bibig. lokohin nyo ang panot na lolo nyo wag lang ang mga voters. wise na kami.

  • https://me.yahoo.com/a/hbRkpPw1oYTBJamz.EH7acMZBBVoIlWXriA-#e4348 Felix

    Gustong ipa audit sa COA ang mga accounts ng mga senador. Ibig bang sabihin hindi nag a audit ang COA kung hindi sasabihan?

    • tilamsik

      katakot lang ng COA e sila din kaya coa ng coa lols .. ano difference nila sa BIR

  • koolkid_inthehouse

    Look at the mess Enrile created.  Wasting time and money.  Wasted millions of money that our fellow Filipinos devastated by calamities can use but instead used it to bribe the fellow donkeyholes in the Senate. The fish brain senators who got the ‘gift’ for sure will support him and keep him as senate president.

    Self serving.  He will not work on Anti-Money Laundering amendments.  Lots of work to do, passed the Anti-Political Dynasties and Freedom of Information. 

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

    …..”Don’t destroy the image of the
    Senate, please,” he said in Filipino in a phone-patch interview.
    – Mawalang galang nga po senator JPE, kayo at ang mga kasama nyo ang sumisira sa Senado eh.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_WN5TKEXEJ2VHQVNGP2CJEDLJH4 Jess

    HINIDI NA DAPAT PANG MAGREKLAMO ANG OPOSISYON SA SENADO KUNG KONTI MAN ANG IBINIGAY SA KANILA. ALANGAN NMANG IPAREHAS SILA SA MGA MIYEMBRO NG OPOSISYON. KASI KUNG KAYO NAMAN ANG NASA MAJORITY, GANYAN DIN ANG MANGYAYARI, TANGA LANG ANG DI GAGAWA NG GANYAN. NORMAL GANYAN SA MUNDO NG PULITIKA.PANA-PANAHON LANG TALAGA YAN. HINID NYO PANAHON NGAYON. KUNG SI VILLAR ANG NANALONG SENATE PRES. YUN ANG TIME NYO SANA KASO NGA NATALO KAYA MAGTIIS KAYO.

  • $31701260

    mga senador mas corrupt pa kayo k sa chief justice nating pinatalsik nyo….   kayo ang mga tunay na hypocrite at hindi ang mga obispo.

    • ever green

      wrong. They are all hypocrites…..and corrupt……

  • Facilitator1

    Sana si Juan/Juana dela Cruzes will learn something from our good senators. 

    PLEASE don’t VOTE for any candidates even with just an IOTA of PERCEPTION of WRONG DOING…

    Kung parehong TRAPO–choose the LESSER EVIL–sana naman ay HINDI…malas ng inang bayan kung puro CORRUPT and TRAPO ang mga candidates. PEACE

  • basyong

    miriam mahirap kalabanin ang masamang damo kaya pahinga na lang  ipaubaya mo na lang sa mga batang senatong mas kailangan ka sa international judge kesa sa mabuwisit ka sa isang matandang huklubang magnanakaw.ipasa mo na lang kay cayetano o trillanes para mapuruhan si tanda.

  • Beguine

    They’re both on the brink and both seem just one step away
    from the grave: Enrile with hanging on to power even though
    long obsolete already and Miriam experiencing high blood pressure
    attacks more and more often.

    Godspeed the day when we can all finally say good riddance
    to the two of them.  

  • tilamsik

    Payment for arrogance 

  • PH2011

    They are exposing  their flaws.

    A triumph for the Filipino people.

    Media, MORE exposures and  information
    from the Honorables….. we love  it.

     

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_MZOKC6X7Q52Z4E5VLYNB7GF72Y Kaloy

    With the self declared ceasefires of both Enrile and Santiago they can now focus their remaining tenure in the senate to more productive activities instead of relentless personal attacks against each other.

    At the end of the day, who do we think will Suffer due to these senseless personal attacks bet these 2 aging senators?

    Sayang lang ang milyones na pera ng taumbayan na  ginagastos para kina Senators Santiago at Enrlie.

    • Htee

      Define “senseless” please.
      Any info, anytime, anywhere, anyhow, about anything,,,
      To me is not senseless.

  • http://twitter.com/PatrickTesoro Patrick Bryan Tesoro

    Sen Miriam, okay na po yan. Kaming mga taumbayan na ang bahala sa Enrileng iyan.

  • tra6Gpeche

    Now that everything will be copacetic between Mrs. Santiago and Mr. Enrile, could we ask Mr. Aquino to abolish the pork barrels of the Senators and Congressmen. Every Filipino knows that such pork barrel is the very source of lawmakers’ corruption.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_OHOD5EA75DBBUH53UKLRXRK764 Mang Teban

    A blind man asked St. Anthony – “Can anything worse happen to a person losing sight?” The saint replied – “Losing his vision.”

    This is what is presently happening to all of the senators in the Philippine Senate. They have lost or are losing the vision to serve the people. Instead, they have been blinded by greed. 

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

      What do you call people that are blind and have no vision.

      • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_OHOD5EA75DBBUH53UKLRXRK764 Mang Teban

        Are you blind or playing    d u m b   s m a r t    a s s?

  • clark

    iabolish na alng ang pork barrel iyan ang dahilan ng corruption, pag wala ng pork wala ng magtatangka pang kumandidato dahil ala na silang pondo na mahuhuthot..

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/VMPPKI7JOTE6OPR7LBGGUDAN3U Avenger

    TAMA LANG NANGYARI KE BRENDA PARA TUMIGIL NA YUNG BUNGANGA WAHAHAHA

  • mad_as_Hamlet

    After the ceasefire and when she’s well enough, I say, “Fire, Sis!”
    And this time, fire for effect!

  • wakats

    QUESTION TO COA:

    Is it legal and proper that savings from MOOE be realigned to cash gifts/additional bonus which rightfully belong to PERSONAL SERVICE accounts and even subject to withholding tax if in excess of P30k, as practiced among ordinary government servants?

  • Pok2

    They just simply realized their ordure stinks and in a SELF-DESTRUCT mode.

  • malaguena1940

    Abolish Pork Barrel.

  • TEAM PNOY

    Ang unang mag wink ng mata ay talo. hihihi. 

    Kala ko di na aabot si enrile sa 90 years old. Si miriam pala ang pumiyok. LOL.

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100002300382291 Tar Zan

    Natakot si Madam Miriam sa exposé ni Lacson.  Biruin mo ba namang pati grocery allowance ng asawa niya at pasuweldo sa mga maids, naka charge sa senate budget.  Siguradong may mas malalaking anomalyang mabubunyag kung itutuloy ang laban. Kaya nagkasakit bigla.  Nakipag truce.
    Si Enrile hindi na natatakot yan, kasi yung mga sinasabi ni Miriam, alam na ng lahat.  Kung baga, lumang tugtugin na.
    Tama ang sinasabi ni Enrile, nag-a-attend lang ng session si Miriam para magyabang.  Maingay lang.  Wala namang sinabi.  Kaya hayan, kinalimutan na yata siya ng ICC.

    • Mike Henry French

       weee….ang bobo mo tarzan….

      • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100002300382291 Tar Zan

        Ikaw Mike Henry French, mas malaking BOBO…

  • kilabot

    sa atimonan may rubout; 
    sa senado may shootout; 
    sa cebu may lockout; 
    sa malacañang may pervert.

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/C6JNBSASOMJPKK63TBJUYCVWXQ Emman

    between nagnanakaw ng pambayad sa diaper at sa maid vs doon sa magreregalo ng milyon milyon para lang makapagnakaw ng mas malaki……..dun nako sa una

    • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100002300382291 Tar Zan

      Sa ngayon, yan lang ang alam mo, diaper and maids.  Mas marami pang mabubunyag kung itutuloy and laban.  Kaya nga siya nakipag ceasefire, dahil sa takot na mabisto ang lahat ng baho.

    • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100002300382291 Tar Zan

      Ang ibig mong sabihin okay lang magnakaw basta kunti lang?

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/C6JNBSASOMJPKK63TBJUYCVWXQ Emman

    Bong revilla: INDIO

    Tito Sotto:    IDIO…….

    • Raffy

      Tito Sotto:    IDIOT 

      THERE! I SAID IT!! 

      • leubas

        ESTRADA…..TADIO

  • mapicchu

    nagsimula, natapos na wala tayong narinig sa mga madaldal na bishops, cardinals etc…hmmm, bakit kaya? hilig pa naman nila makisawsaw sa mga isyus ng bayan…the issues raised by santiago were alarming…wala cilang keber?

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/OWG7TEQM42UB2OFYCCB3DF4X7I Mat

      ikaw… anu ba gusto mo? makialam sila sa politika o hindi?

      • leubas

        CGURO KAIBIGAN,,NAKAKABINGI LANG ANG KATAHIMIKAN NG MGA BISHOPS AT TAONG SIMBAHAN!

      • mapicchu

        they should be consistent..nakikialam cila sa rh bill, tira ng tira…bakit sa corruption hindi? contraception is corruption? bakit misuse of senate funds not corruption?

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/EA7TIY7PYXEU5UOXG2K5CY5F64 Eric

    “. Don’t destroy the image of the Senate, please”

    Haha too late for that madam….no thanks to you…
    It has been a loony bin since you, the Revillas, Estradas, Lapid, Sotto, and even the Cayetanos showed up.

    But do you really care what people think, sitting on your high horses. Basta pasok Lang ng pasok ang pera diba?….as long as you sustain the high you get from power, fame and fortune…..all is well.

  • regd

    WE WANT MORE! Boring ang buhay pag walang pasaway!

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_NIPR2MWOPGWUNZ4COTAMW7MLKE Mark

    i abolish na kasi yang Senate na yan …nag wawaldas lang ng pera ng bayan…breeding ground ng mga corrupt officials…mga mayayabang pa akala mo kung sinong mga hari sa bayan…pwede namang mabuhay ang mga Pilipino ng walang Senate.
    Hindi na applicable ang Senate sa Pilipinas kasi marami ng matatalinong Pilipino…kaunti na lang ang mga idiot ..este indio

  • 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.

    • Jeff Clint

      Cigarette KILLS. Let the cigarette industry die for good.

      • Garote

        Tobacco leaf in its original state does not kill. It’s the nicotine in cigarettes that kills, causing lung cancer. I am talking about tobacco industry — Filipino farmers growing tobacco leaves as an industry.

  • pinoysadubai

    naku wag muna..ituloy nyo pa yan…libreng entertainment e..LOL!!1

    • RomyLitz

      It is still a war between them since a ceasefire does not mean conclusive stoppage of belligerent verbal attacks. War will still resume without prior notice !! One should be knowked down or dead…to save more money at the Senate’s Fund.

    • leubas

      PARE ENTERTAINMENT BA PARA SAYO YAN,,,,,SA AKIN NAKAKA GIGIL PERA NATIN ANG PANAGHAHATIHATIAN NILA,,NAGAAWAY SA HATIAN HANEP!

  • doublecross

    SARZUELA pala ang senate….puro mga childhood!

  • renatorivera

    Sige ituloy nyo ang paglalabas ng mga baho nyo. Mayayaman nga kau at edukado pero mga wala kayong kwenta. Pansarili lang ang alam nyo.

  • Benito Juarez

    These senators are willing to throw away comradeship in exchange for peoples’ money, and if power is for grabs even friends trample each other for the sake of avarice.  They will destroy years of their lukewarm efforts to consummate their greed.  One is clever in his method and foolish in his decision while the other is proud as a peacock.  They’re adults – yes – and fully grown children as well.They were like standing on an icy field trading cheap shots instead of walking together, lending their warm ears on a warm Senate corridor, exchanging warm diplomatic words to work on unfinished bills that warm the hearts of the sovereign.
     

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

    The accusations made by Miriam are serious while her opponents’ charges are simply petty. Calling a truce is but natural.

    • RomyLitz

      in other words, talo si Miriam, masaya si Lolo Juan ?

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

        One party is turning yellow.

  • antonioluna

    bakit ganun yung picture ni mirriam?  sobrang putla, parang ala nang dugo…

  • disqusted0fu

    Senators are fighting, the church and the government have a disagreement, the country is on a dispute with China, some AFP and PNP personnel are alleged murderers, government officials are being persecuted. Can we still say it’s more fun in the Philippines?

    • cute79

      Can we still say PROUD TO BE A FILIPINO?

      • toyota4ever

        i’d like to but………………..

  • Pluma Mana

    looks like the senators stink & the senate is a filthy place. kanya-kanyang labasan ng mga itinatagong baho.

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/NTT37HCR7KECV4K5D32OCGCKHM Riech

    Kumusta kuya PING? ANO NG NANGYARI DOON SA PERANG NIHULDAP NG MGA KURATONG BALELENG? KUYA PINGLAC KUNG TOTOONG MALINIS ANG HANGARIN MO SA ATING BANSA ILABAS MO ANG PERA NG BALELENG GANG. AT HANGGA’T  HINDI MO  IPALIWANAG  SA BAYAN  ANG TOTOO, KAHIT ANONG SABIHIN.KURAKOT KA PA RIN …HAMON KITA!!!.IBAGSAK ANG MGA KURAKOT SA SENADO!!!!!!!!!!!

  • pipsirho

    PIGS => Politicians Insatiably Gorging Slop as in Power, Public Funds, Dirty Money, Graft, Corruption, now making public what Juan de la Cruz already knows about their TRUE NATURE!! They are in office NOT AS PUBLIC SERVANTS , but as PIGS to serve their own PERSONAL INTERESTS; NOT the COMMON GOOD!!!

    Pity the Filipino voter who should know better, but keeps on voting these PIGS into office. The Filipino Vote is a CURSE that will plague the Philippines until the VOTE is  used wisely!!!

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

    Why can’t we have COLLABORATION? Collaboration of church and state………….Collaboration of Senators and Congressmen………Collaboration of NGO’s and government. We should focus on working together. There will always be different opinions. It’s for us to choose to focus on the good things and do good things.

    • RicDab

      Collaboration sometimes have a negative color to it. Can we try cooperation instead?

  • ztefertilizerscam10

    http://wwwdotgmanetworkdotcom/news/video/26186/24oras/used-vehicles-imported-through-port-irene-in-cagayan

    change the dot

    2008: Enrile smuggling in Cagayan;

     Pajeros, BMWs
    During the first four months of the year 2008 alone, 1,773 units, including Mitsubishi Pajeros and BMW Z3s, were shipped into Port Irene

    • RomyLitz

      These units assuming at 5 million to 11 million each, at smuggled price, could gross up to 19 BILLION PESOS !!

      • wakats

        The Cagayan Special Economic Zone was created by RA 7922 crafted and sponsored by Enrile and implemented first in 1995 during the reign of enrile’s buddy, FVR.
        The Freeport or Port Irene was given autonomy to operate as a separate customs territory similar to Hongkong, Singapore, etc. The Bureau of Customs cannot levy or question any incoming high-end vehicles such as BMW Z3, Mercedenz Benz, Range Rovers, etc.

  • ztefertilizerscam10

     Aug 28,1987 rebellion

    Juan Ponce Enrile charged with involvement in the bloody military rebellion on  Aug 28,1987  that left at least nine people dead.

  • ztefertilizerscam10

     Liezl (daughter of amalia fuentes) left showbiz kasi ni-rape ni Jackie Enrile (son of Juan ponce Enrile, same guy that killed Alfie Anido..

    • RomyLitz

      So, Jackie must be raped too via sodomic style.

      • wakats

        Romy, let’s all work together so that jackie will not be elected this year and sottocopy in 2016..

      • vince_bugaboo

        hwag  na lang, gustong gusto nya ‘yon. 

  • ztefertilizerscam10

    Enrile’s only son Jackie Enrile was a notorious killer who killed several people including alfie anido.
     Let us also not forget about Tito Sotto’s involvement in the Pepsi Paloma and Guada Guarin 1982 rape scandal. 

    • mangTASYO

      JACK THE RIPPER is another RARE collection in addition to TITO ZEROX, LITO BEN TUMBLING, PING BALELENG, etc.

      • wakats

        Well said guys.  They’re all noted and will be remembered come May elections

    • lolo_Jose

      Hindi namin kalilimutan apo kaya nga sinasabi ko sa mga kabataan dine na wag iboto

      ang karamihan sa UNA..

  • RomyLitz

    Its a pity, by the time Miriam is set ready to rumble, her doctor’s advice against it. She should asign a substitute for her to make our day more exciting and enjoyable.

    • wakats

      I recommend anabelle rama..

  • RomyLitz

    TO CBCP,

    Unlike Atong vs Pnoy, you involuntarily offered your willingness to mediate? How come this time instead of pacifying or acting as mediators of the two senators you opted to be quiet, silent, deaf, invisible, distant, voiceless, speechless, commentless, wordless,disinterested,clueless, favorless,choiceless , tactless , motionless and breathless?

    • cute79

      ang RH bill lang pakikialaman nila dahil apektado ang business nila.Mababawasan ang kita nila sa binyag,kasal ,patay at syempre pati abuloy apektado.

      • wakats

        The church said there’ll never be reconciliation as long as the RH bill is in effect.

        Who cares, anyway…

      • http://profile.yahoo.com/OWG7TEQM42UB2OFYCCB3DF4X7I Mat

        Hahahah nakakatuwa mga comments dito, pag nakikialam ang simbahan sa politika … ang sasabihin may separation between church and state, pero pay hindi nakikialam, keyso walang pakialam ang simbahan… nakakatuwa

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

    Ituloy nyo lang ang bangayan. Ngayon lang kami nag-eenoy!

  • http://joboni96.myopenid.com/ joboni96

    sen miriam
    marami pang labang
    ikaw lang ang pwedeng tumayo

    relax muna
    mahaba pa marathon

    senado na lang
    marami sila

  • http://twitter.com/r_eyesian ian reyes

    miriam vs enrile…………….kay mirian na ako

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_5STEU22AD7YRHQSB6RE56ZDSYA J

    May kanya kanyang dark secrets yan. Sila sila nagmamalinis? 
    Ang mahalaga maputol na ang mali na karangyaang tinatamasa ng mga “mababait” na mga mambabatas na ito na sa halip unahin ang mga nahihirapang mga kababayan e bulsa nila ang priorities.Kahit ano ang dahilan mali para sa akin na ipamoodmood ang pera ng bayan sa kanilang hanay ng ang dahilan daw e moooooeeeee.

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/DRM3P22KM7UVOQUIO6FOTVLSSI X44

    While audit rules allow the Senate President to realign the chamber’s savings and convert these to MOOE, Santiago deplored the practice as “unconstitutional” and “unconscionable.”
    FALSE. That could never be an audit rule. It runs counter to an accounting principle. Simply has no foundation. If that is indeed, provided in the constitution, then our constitution must be straightened or all forever just keep quiet.  

  • To_Be_Continued

    HEADLINE: “Enrile, Santiago call ceasefire”

    Bakit may ceasfire pa??? Pwede ba ituloy nyo zarzuela nyo para mabawasan naman ng kurakot and senado… Tuwa lang ng masa na mauna kayo sa hukay. Wala naman pakinabang ang mamamayan sa inyo. C’mon…away pa kayo mga ineng at tutuy.. Wala naman kayong mga hiya eh, diba…

    Ang daming pagaawayan,bakit tax money pa ni Juan… mga walang hiya…

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_7IGQYIPU6AFTVRJ742XT2X44M4 Jef

    While audit rules allow the Senate President to realign the chamber’s savings and convert these to MOOE, Santiago deplored the practice as “unconstitutional” and “unconscionable.”YES realign these MOOE saving for senate or official use pero kung realign at econvert as gift or bonus ipamudmud sa mga senador squandered these taxpayer money for their own stomach ibang usapan na yon…anong tawag dito kasuklam suklam….nag-imbistiga on aid of legislation sa mga ibang agency ng governo kamot ang lalaki ng mga bonus 3 or 4 times silang tumanggap…and the y said that this is not right di karapat dapat…pero kayo matagal nyo na palang ginagawa…SHAME ON YOU ….

  • denzel_alfonso

    Isa lang ang WISH ko at lagi kong ina-alala this coming election at sa mga susunod pa na mga eleksyon. SANA ATAKIHIN SA PUSO O KAYA AY MA-AKSIDENTE ANG MGA HAYUP AT GANID NA POLITIKO. Batu-bato sa langit ang tamaan, sana kunin na ni LORD.

    • vince_bugaboo

      denzel, hindi sila dapat kunin ni Lord. hayaan mong pakalat-kalat sa mga bangko ang kanilang mga bulok na kaluluwa habang ang mundo ay mundo! tingnan natin kung kaya nilang i-withdraw ang mga kinulimbat nilang pera!

      • denzel_alfonso

        Alam mo bugabee, 32 years na akong OFW and i remember during the People Power Revolution in 1986 i was on vacation and participated the rally together with my families and friends. We even brought 1 sack of rice in Camp Crame. Some of of my sistersa and relatives left for the U.S because for them it was all futile to stay and hope for real reforms. Look at it now who were shouting on the streets at that time are still clinging to power and even created a dynasty. Dadaanin ko na lang sa WISH dahil up to now the MAJORITY filipino voters are still IGNORANT and hopeless. Sana di na mag abroad mga anak ko where i can only remember very little about their childhood.

      • bogli_anakdami

        teka… teka… teka…. ang lord ni enrile eh mas matindi kaysa lord ni mirriam…

        ngayon, dapat ang mga lord ng ating mga magnanakaws at traposakals ay magsampalan maghapon….

      • vince_bugaboo

        Denzel,I understand your sentiments perfectly because I also belong to the Filipino diaspora. We Filipinos, including the future generations, don’t need to be dispersed all over the world if we could live comfortably enough in our country. But, as it is and due to the perennial kawalanghiyaan of our so-called leaders, we have to spend ang kaisa-isang buhay natin sa ibang bansa, away from kins, friends and everything. That’s an extreme sacrifice for us and our families to be able to live decently, and before we know it, we’re old and dying while our children have to follow in our footsteps, leaving us and their own families behind. It’s a never ending cycle that’s caused directly by the unscrupulousness of these tulisans in government. 
        However, hindi man masarap lagi ang magtrabaho sa ibang bansa, cheer-up, anyway, because we are still luckier that those who have no choice but to stay in the Philippines and struggle perpetually with all adversities. take care.

  • toyota4ever

    ONLY IN THE PHILIPPINES! in my own experience in north america if your a goverment employee you don’t get any bonuses because it’s a non profit (taxpayer’s money) dont know why even the administration is so quiet about this.All this money should be returned immediately and spend on essentials like typhoon  victims or infrastructures not on their own pockets.
    ang KAKAPAL!!!!!!!!

  • leubas

    LUMA NAYAN MGA HEALTH REASONS, TAPOS SI CABRAL PA ANG NAG DIAGNOSE; EH DOCTOR YAN NI GLORIA…..MALAMANG PINATIGIL SILA NI GLORIA O KUNG HINDI MAN….NAISIP NILA NA SA PAG AAWAY NILA MAKIKINABANG ANG TAONG BAYAN KAYA TUMIGIL SILA…..MGA PU@#$ NA NYO! PARE PREHO KAYONG MANDURUGAS NG PERA NG TAONG BAYAN.

  • watot

    Let me ask you this…what will our country be if we dont have old timers like enrile, santiago and estrada? These are expired and hardcore traditional politicians who are leeches to power and greed.

  • http://www.facebook.com/Boycott.Made.N.China Val Sor

    Santiago looks unhealthy fat these days.  Someone close to her please tell her she’s killing herself with food or lack of exercise.

  • Yobhtron

    Drama lang eto. Next time magbeso-beso na ulit ang dalawang hunghang na senatongs.

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