Senate rejects Enrile bid to quit

Move described ‘masterstroke’


VOTE OF CONFIDENCE Senate President Juan Ponce Enrile slams critics by name for allegedly putting the upper chamber “under a dark cloud of suspicion as a house of thieves” over the purported “Christmas bonus” issue. His motion to declare his post vacant is turned down by a majority (11-3) of senators. He remains the nation’s third most powerful official. JOSEPH VIDAL/CONTRIBUTOR

It was described as a brilliant stroke by a wily politician to redeem himself in the face of what he called a campaign by his enemies and critics to portray him as a “liar” and “traitor” and cast the Senate “under a dark cloud of suspicion as a house of thieves.”

Senate President Juan Ponce Enrile on Monday offered to step aside for his staunch critics—Senators Miriam Defensor-Santiago, Antonio Trillanes IV and Alan Peter and his sister Pia Cayetano—to take over his post and secured a rousing vote of confidence in the process to retain his post.

Eleven senators—Senate President Pro Tempore Jose “Jinggoy” Estrada, Majority Leader Vicente Sotto III, Assistant Majority Leader  Gregorio Honasan, Franklin Drilon, Francis Escudero, Teofisto Guingona III, Panfilo Lacson, Manuel “Lito” Lapid, Loren Legarda, Ralph Recto and Ramon Revilla Jr.—rejected Enrile’s motion to declare his post vacant.

The number was enough to overturn the yes votes of Senators Aquilino Pimentel III, Trillanes and Enrile, himself as movant.

Senators Joker Arroyo and Ferdinand Marcos Jr. abstained.

Political analyst Clarita Carlos called Enrile’s move a “masterstroke” and another commentator described it as an attempt to lift the sagging Senate candidacy of his son, Rep. Jack Enrile.

Santiago and the Cayetano siblings were not in the session hall when Enrile delivered his privilege speech lashing at his critics on his distribution of the “maintenance and other operating expenditures,” or MOOE, just before Christmas, which a senator described in an exclusive Philippine Daily Inquirer report as “unconscionable.”

Santiago, who has called on Enrile to account for his role as martial law administrator in the Ferdinand Marcos dictatorship, was on sick leave; Alan Peter Cayetano was in Cebu while his sister Pia was abroad, according to her staff.

Trillanes hours earlier confidently told Senate reporters that the move to oust Enrile would take place within the nine remaining session days.

Asked why it was necessary to remove Enrile, Trillanes said, “because we can,” adding that the group that would take over was only waiting for the chamber’s four Liberal Party senators to join them.

The three LP senators present on Monday were Drilon, Guingona and Recto. Drilon and Recto told reporters before the session started they were not part of any plot to oust Enrile.

In his speech, Enrile said he offered to step down “to pave the way for… Santiago, Trillanes or any of the Cayetano siblings” to succeed him as Senate President.

He added that the post was also open to “anyone who shared the sentiment against me… and is secretly interested in this job.”

Enrile scored the Inquirer, which he did not name but described as a newspaper known for its tagline “Balanced News, Fearless Views” for joining the crusade to allegedly malign him in public. The charge apparently stemmed from the Inquirer’s exclusive story on Enrile’s selective distribution of MOOE to the senators in December.

Distorted, misleading

The four senators Enrile singled out and tagged as his “adversaries” were also those whom he deprived of the second and third tranches of additional MOOE totaling P1.6 million for each of the other 18 senators.

He said that efforts to tag additional MOOE as “cash gifts,” “Christmas bonuses” and “bribes” were “distorted information and deliberately misleading phrases.”

“I cannot blame the public for their sentiments and outrage over what they have been made to believe,” he said, blaming the Inquirer for purveying “what they want the public to know and to believe and what facts to ignore.”

“They enjoyed the freedom to carry on their own crusade, that is to make sure that Enrile, this humble person, shall forever be known as… a liar, a traitor, a thief and a villain,” he said.

‘Cantankerous critic’

“In their passionate desire to destroy me, my enemies and critics have not only dragged the reputation of my other colleagues, wildly accusing them of taking bribes and pocketing the people’s money. They have succeeded as well in placing this very institution… under a dark cloud of doubt and suspicion as a house of thieves.”

Enrile described Santiago his “most cantankerous critic.” She went public on the day the Inquirer broke the story about the additional MOOE and deplored Enrile’s leadership style of playing favorites. Santiago said she returned the P250,000 “cash gift” that Enrile gave her because he returned the cookies she gave him last Christmas.

Enrile chided Santiago for announcing she was sick and unavailable for interviews after Lacson called her a “crusading crook.”


“Her audacity in calling her colleagues my ‘cohorts’ and painting them as crooks is indeed mind-boggling. When it was her turn to be challenged regarding her own integrity and to be called ‘crusading crook’ and ‘hypocrite par excellence,’ it seems that alone was enough to pose a danger to her own health and whatever remains of her equanimity and sanity,” Enrile said.

He said that Pia Cayetano’s office “kept following up with my office and the Senate budget office about the release of her additional MOOE last December.”

Enrile said that when the four senators apparently confirmed among themselves that they were not among those who got the second and third tranches, “Senator Santiago started whining. She even cited the equal protection clause of the Constitution, a very silly argument indeed.”

“Senator Alan Peter Cayetano and [Trillanes] swiftly followed with their own attacks and accusations and Senator Pia Cayetano, who was following up her additional MOOE, was conspicuously silent,” he noted.

Pork commissions

“What could have they done if the funds were given to them? Would they have whined and complained? Or as… Santiago herself suggested… would they have pocketed it instead of using it appropriately for operational expenses of their own offices?” Enrile asked.

Enrile recalled a portion of an interview that Santiago gave to Radyo Inquirer, where the senator accused some colleagues of taking a percentage (10 percent on the average) of their Priority Development Assistance Fund, or pork barrel.

“I wonder… is she speaking from her own experience or field of expertise? I never bribed anyone to gain support for myself… I did not enter into any unholy deal or plot to assume this position of leadership twice or to cling to it like a leech,” he stressed.

Enrile said he had endured “countless acts of betrayal and ingratitude and the most vicious and virulent attacks on my character in my 46 years in politics and public service. This wave of systematic demolition is really nothing new to me.”

He then took another dig at Trillanes. “On my own, I have fought many battles alone. I do not run away like those who make a show of it in plush hotels and run away like a dog with his tail… behind [his] hind.”

Enrile said the offer of resignation was his way of sparing the chamber from “the rapacity and the sly cunning and ruinous machinations of some people among us here who only have their political ambitions and self-interest in mind.”


Advertising plots

Referring again to Trillanes, Enrile said one senator “is so desperate that he has repeatedly and shamelessly invoked and sought Malacañang’s involvement and intervention just to get enough support to oust me.”

Enrile said he has had enough of coup rumors in the Senate.

“I am way too old to be threatened by anyone, least of all by cowards and hypocrites,” he huffed.

“Replacing me does not have to take so much effort, planning or plotting. I am tired of plots. And I don’t advertise plots… That’s only the work of braggarts,” Enrile added.

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  • kalikasanipagtanggol

    Kung gusto niya talaga mag-quit wala makakapigil sa kanya kahit si macoy! 

    • 12JEM

       Ipa-AUDIT sa SGV iyang Senate. Huwag sa COA dahil Senate and Hse ang naga-approve ng budget ng COA.

      1.5 Billion Pesos for MOOE annually.   800M to 1 B lang napupunta sa mga Senators.

      500 Million nagagamit ni Enrile sa pagiging Padron ng mga Senators..Ipa-Audit Iyang si Enrile.

    • 12JEM

      After the May 2013 elections, if not before, the Senate will reject Enrile. 

  • us_sixtycents

    At the end of the day it’s all about money.

  • noyab


  • bongarroyo

    KALOKOHAN …….nagkabayaran na.

    e di kung di sila boboto ng pabor kay manong johnny e di sila naman ang pinagdiskitahah ng matanda…………sasabihin noon ‘mga walang utang na loob pagkatapos niyong tumanggap ilalaglag niyo ako”….LOL

  • Boy Dalius

    palabas lang yan. alam na ni Enrile magiging botohan kaya malakas loob nya mag-quit “kuno”. tinaon pa nyang maraming wala sa mga kalaban nya sa senado lol.

  • pasaway008ako

    O tayong mga botante, tingnan na natin kung sino ang iboboto natin sa susunod na eleksion. Huwag naman tayong magiging tuliro at panatiko sa ating pagboto. Iyon lang namang matinong kandidato ang iboto natin!!! Iyan ay para sa atin, at para sa bayan natin!!! 

  • im_earth

    SENATE must be decommission.
    They don’t do any cooperation between members to make country more progressive.
    P-Noy can do more.
    They should be united.

    Until when? When all senate members are LP or UNA.

  • bisdakis

    Correction Mr. Senate President. It’s not the inquirer but some of it’s reporters and columnists, who were part of the plot (jukebox style) to oust you!

  • Touch_Me_, Nuts!

    Hot shot Trillanes lost the vote. Agitator Trillanes should be watching his side-mirror by now. Could Thrilla run for the senate leadership to bring this country down to the gutter? hehehe Just too many unhappy people out there. Trillanes could be their anointed guru. hehehe


      Trillanes had diged his own grave. He’s now just a show braggart who runs runs away like a dog with tail left behind. Pssstttt…. Trillanes, do something to acquire back you honor before election time comes. I’ll be on behind holding up the tail just don’t run like turtle. Kahina kasing mag isip, utak pagong…. nyaaaaaaa …….

  • ruth

    Winner! Outsmarted them all.

  • Lorelei

    style Enrile, can even picture him giving himself a pat on the shoulder convinced of his brilliance as a tactician – style bulok ! sarili mo lang niloloko mo. hanggang ngayon pabigat ka pa rin sa sambayanan, waldas sa pera at panahon namin. tabi nga diyan alis !

  • parengtony

    This Enrile drama does not at all address the real issue of whether all the hundreds of millions of the people’s money Enrile has been spending for his personal political interest is moral or immoral. 

    To my simple mind the fact that these spending are all being done in a non-transparent (very inadequate accounting and liquidation) way clearly indicates wrongdoing. “The devil is always in the detail”, particularly among politicians.

    Jackie and UNA et al will be given painful political lessons by the the people come elections.

    • Jane Tan

      Lol and suddenly, alot of senators are withdrawing their support for the FOI Bill.

  • Weder-Weder Lang

    Ito ang masaklap. UNA and LP joining forces to deceive the Filipino people.

    These are the people who voted to keep JPE in power:

    01. Drilon
    02. Guingona
    03. Recto
    04. Gringo
    05. Jinggoy
    06. Chiz
    07. Loren
    08. Sotto
    09. Lacson
    10. Lapid
    11. Revilla

    And who said LP and the administration are for reform? Nakakadismaya sobra ito.


    • cute79

      lahat yan sila ibagsak!!!

    • zafirol

       All people who signed in here should state not to vote to this senators list.

    • Guest

      A corrupt senator will still be a corrupt senator even if he or she changes his or her political membership. It is time NOT to support the corrupt practices of all the Lolongs listed  above.

    • efriend

      The LPs gave the wrong message to the Filipino people.  Pare-pareho lang sila lahat.

  • Melvin

    Hindi naman agad-agad ay dapat patulan ang pinagsasabi ni Lolong Johnny. Sa ngayon hindi magiging maganda kung maatlo siya sa botohan kasi sa kanyang bibig nanggaling na ayaw na niya at kung matalo ay magiging malakas ang loob niya sa pagsasabing hindi naman ako napatalsik, ang totoo ako ang umayaw sa pwesto . magiging parang bida pa siya… Sa kasalukuyan ay may mga hidwaan sa pagitan ng mga senador. Kumbaga, magulo pa ang sitwasyon sa senado. Kung gugustohin rin lang ng majority ay dapat ay pinatalsik na siya, pero kita mo naman pati si senator Drilon ay di pumayag na maalis sa pwesto si Lolong Johnny… Hindi kasi ito ang tamang panahon. At hindi nakahanda ang majority ng mga senador, pero kung ano ang gusto ni Lolong Johnny ay makukuha niya, huwag siyang magalala at darating din yon siguro bago siya magretiro matitigok din siya sa pwesto… Mas maganda yung kudeta ang pagkakatalsik sa kanya para wala siyang maipagmamalaki… Sabihin na lang na sa ngayon ay di siya pinatulan bilang tanda ng paggalang sa matanda…

  • ztefertilizerscam10

    Kaya di umuunlad ang bayan kasi nandiyan pa ang mga hayop.Magbobotuhan sila rin na tumanggap ng 1.6M.U L O L

  • rjimenez1226

    All those corrupt senatorswho voted for Enrile  shoudl be immediately arrested! They were all bribed to vote in favor of a crook who stole the people’smoney  to buy their  vote. The  Philippines  is a very corrupt country with the most coirrupt  senators..Bandido Senado!

  • rjimenez1226

    Mga traidor sa bayan ang mga senador na bomoto  para kay Enrile!

  • bahaykubo1015

    Of course after the millions given to the senators as christmas gifts, who would boot him out????
    Sigurado next year madadagdagan pa ang millions as christmas gifts to the senatongs  if he stays.

    Brilliant talaga si Tatang, kaya malakas ang loob asking for the vote of confidence after the millions as christmas gifts. He’s very sure of the outcome.
    Eh kung gusto talagang nyang mag-resign walang makapagpipigil sa kanya.

    Just look at the photo!! Ang tataas ng mga kamay nila as if saying to themselves…..another several millions please………….of taxpayer’s money……………..let the country’s hungry go hungrier, why should we care…


    • Jane Tan

      Well darn, he was already sure of it after he OPENLY gave away taxpayer money as Christmas bonus. He made a spectacle of the fact that the money we pay as taxes will give Lacson’s driver and Sotto’s ghost writer a very Merry Christmas.

    • Avenger

      mag senador k n lang

  • rjimenez1226

    Coruipt senartors, corrupt Philippines!

  • Crysis_III

    Don’t vote for those senators…. They are all corrupt crooks. 

  • Rita deDios

    Enrile doesnt get it.  PUblic opinion is strongly against it. WHy not return excess money to the National Treasury so we teachers could have higher bonus than P5,000 less witholding tax ? He never gets it.

  • Derrick

     why wait for someone to replace you!! step down and submit your irrevocable resignation if you have any sense of decency left within your veins!

  • rjimenez1226

    The Philippines  is a corrupt country with the  most corrupt senators!

  • Crysis_III

    He should have not ask for voting. Just quit and get your a$$ out of there…

  • rjimenez1226

    Ok lang pala ngayon mag-bribe as long as senators ang bina-bribe mo! Corrupt senators!


    expected na yan,,, bakit gusto ba nila isauli yung pera ng bayan? ano sila tanga???? pera na magiging bato pa??? next year damihan mo uli bossing yung ipapamasko ko sa mga tangenot namin na senador. D KAYO NAKAKATUWA. Hanep kayo pera na pinagpawisan namin pagsasalo saluhin at sinulo nyo lang,,, . sana tamaan kayo ng kidlat na may perno. 

  • rjimenez1226

    Talo pa si corona sa corruption ng mga walanghiya namga senators!

  • Hey_Dudes

    Hindi na ba kayo marunong mahiya?  It is only January of a new year yet – wala na kayong inatupag kungdi mga sarili ninyo at palakasan ng ego?  Turo ng kaibigan kong kapangpangan – ‘Ala kong marine taksiapo kayo”!

  • $37644997

    These are they what the country has to offer,examples of politicians galore that brings greater impact of worst politics for tomorrows  new generation of politicians and their causes and cores and the people they represent,good and bad politics.

  • felipe

    the “masterstroke” was intiated during the christmas season……. we are not that feeble minded !!!!! 

  • Derrick

    i pray that a huge meteorite strikes senate and congress offices tomorrow! thats the best solution!lol

  • Yves

    OMG!  no more delicadeza…just resign.

  • Jane Tan

    \“I cannot blame the public for their sentiments and outrage over what they have been made to believe,” he said, blaming the Inquirer for purveying “what they want the public to know and to believe and what facts to ignore.”\
    Okay… I read the Inquirer and Philippine Star, and I still came to the same conclusion. With regards to Enrile’s statements regarding the money he gave away, I still don’t see an explanation on his end. He just kept saying that someone painted a bad picture of what he did.

    I don’t know about anyone else… but, no matter how many times I read the earlier articles regarding this issue, it still seems like a bad picture.


      It’s not gift away. It is MOOE subject for liquidition under scrutiny of COA. This MOOE allocation from savings is in practice since the senate was born. Mirriam the ever Absent senator had complained as though it was for her personal bank account. Maybe Mirriam had been using the MOOE for her personal beauticians. Even the SC allocates to any deserving judge what ever savings is there. It is nothing but the same as PDAF. The only difference IS > PDAF is used by Penoy for his dictatorial ways.  

      • jgl414567

        You always attack the president are you a paid hack of UNA, GMA, the Marcoses or just a stupid good for nothing citizen who sells his vote to dirty politicians!!

  • zafirol

    Ayaw paalisin ng  mga  senator si Enrile dahil daming pera mahatihati nila kong nandoon siya sa senado.
    Kawawa talaga ang Pilipino.

  • zafirol

    Why dont he ask the Filipino to vote for him to stay? Or just step down.

  • mabyrik

    What do most senators and most Bishops have in common? 

    Both are im//moral, kapal muks and indecent. 

    When GMA bribed the bishops with SUV’s, cash and other donations for her protection while pillaging the nation and turning her regime as the most corrupt ever, the bishops did not only protect her, they even justified her by stating that “Everyone Cheats anyway”, blessed her every time they can and every where she went and asking their god to protect her against suits for thievery and from critics and the people who hated her.

    The senators after receiving a P1.60M bri/be from Enrile, allowed and urged him to continue pillaging the coffers of the senate by rejecting his “dramatic” offer to resign. The bribe they received from him prior to this P1.60M is a secret they will bring to their graves. And I shudder at the thoughts for the next tranches of bribe. It is going to be unthinkable.  

    The senators have lost their moral authority to conduct investigation in aid of legislation when the subject of inquiry is bribery, corruption and the likes. The image of a new and upright senate generated during the impeachment of corona who was kicked for fattening his bank accounts with non-government money has totally vanished for they themselves fattened their bank accounts, even more mind-boggling – with government money. It’s so disappointing, to say the least.

    When Santiago unleashed her ballistic tirades against Enrile, all of them kept quiet, afraid that Miriam will turn her assault rifle to them. Lacson, being a consistent woman hater, not only defended Enrile by saying that Santiago is destroying the senate, conveniently forgetting that it is the senators themselves who are destroying the senate, but he also attacked Enrile’s attacker.

    Thankfully, there was Trillanes and Alan Cayetano who seconded Miriam. Cayetano even told Karen of ANC that Enrile altered the Philippine history by changing the facts with lies in his memoir. Except for Cayetano, no other senators contradicted the lies, not even the LP senators. 

    The Philippines chance of getting respect that Singapore, Japan and other progressive nations are getting is impossible for as long as we have senators who speak and act like the bishops.

    • Derrick


    • jgl414567

      I absolutely agree!@

  • us_sixtycents

    Kids… who wants a free copy of my new coloring book? raise your hands please!

  • Consumers Power

    It’s a typical Zarzuela after having been discovered of squandering taxpayers money. Dapat mahihiya kayong lahat !

  • Erwin Ross V. Dalao

    nakupo!!!!!!!!!!! sino na lang ang dapat iboto? Bakit ba kasi ang bobo ng mga botante!

  • cute79

    efectiv ang 1.6milyon di ba mga senador?kasama sa drama yan,kunwari magresign pero syempre papayag ba ang mga senador eh masaya sila Christmas gift.Isang patunay lng yan na lahat ng senador nakataas ang kamay tuwang-tuwa sa pamasko ni Enrile.Mabuhay ang mga crooks sa senado!!kawawang Pilipinas!

  • pinoyobserver

    The sad state of Philippine politics.  A self serving robber and murderer validated by the rest of the conniving and self serving Senate.  Until the Filipino people can say no and hold people accountable, they will continue to reap what they deserve.

  • cute79

    Calling Mr President, kung talagang tuwid na daan ang administrasyon mo sana gumawa ka ng paraan para di na mangyayari ulit na paghati-hatian ang milyones na pera ng bayan sa mga walang hiya mga senador na yan .Patunayan mo matuwid na daan na sinasabi mo .Or baka naman umuulan din ng pera dyan sa malakanyang ng di namin alam??

  • asarin

    enrile… BULOK ka kahapon, ngayon at magpakailanman! mapapaniwala mo silang lahat pero hindi ako…

  • barada69

    ..but of course all these Senators benefited from the questionable 1.6million public money, when push comes to shove they will stick together, no moral values, just to show that if you’re honest in government service you’ll never get anywhere. Wheelin’ and Dealin’ is the name of the game in government and politics. SHAME ! 

  • BURADOR—Phil. Voice

    That is the EFFECT of DISTRIBUTING money to the senators—–
    It is an OPEN CORRUPT accomplishment IN FRONT of Pilipino people—
    ————BRAVO, Mabuhay and SENADO sa PANGUNGUNA ni Manong Enrile—–

  • jbadge

    Enrile should have tendered an irrevocable resignation if he genuinely wanted to step down. His act was a propaganda knowing that his cohorts, who received the millions of questionable funds, will try to keep him. The real purpose of the MOOE distribution worked, and the public knows it regardless of how good Enrile’s rhetoric is. I feel nauseated that our politicians continue to act arrogantly, with total disregard to decency, and act as lords over subjects they deemed unworthy of their sentiments. If the system of check and balance still exists in our democracy, the executive branch should initiate an investigation on this MOOE issue. I know that there is a complaint already filed with the Senate against the senators by a group of crusaders, but that is moronic- the accused will serve as judges of their own fate… guess what the outcome will be? Such a waste of taxpayers’ money. Filipinos will continue to gripe, complain, raise hell, etc., but words are weak and action is the sole option if we want drastic changes in our political system. 

  • Qc


    you can malign santiago, the cayetano siblings and especially trillanes, you can even malign my daddy but YOU CAN NEVER MALIGN THE INTEGRITY OF THE INQUIRER NEWS!!!

    indeed it lives up to its credo” Balanced News Fearless Views” and we will defend it from any pressure to do otherwise.  Leave Inquirer News Alone!!  Let The Press Be Free!!

  • Popskief

    Huwag po nating iboto ang mge Enrile sa Senado….

    • mildseven


  • $14170612

    he cannot bring that power unto his grave

  • Vincent

    “… by his enemies and critics to portray him as a “liar” and “traitor” and cast the Senate “under a dark cloud of suspicion as a house of thieves.”

    Enrile, tell and show us some reasons why you should not be portrayed as a liar and traitor; and the Senate not be suspected as house of thieves.

    Accusing your accusers does not free you from their–and the people’s– portrayal of you as one liar and traitor.


    Meron silang milyones na MOOE pero ang gamit nilang Lamesa at upuan ay Cheap, eeewwww….. Pssstttt, mga senador maawa naman kayo sa wetpo ninyo. Bumili naman kayo ng upuang pang senador. Yang gamit nyo na nakikita ko sa letrato ay pang office handy boy dito…. what a Cheapo creatures …… aaarrrggghhhhh ….. >>>>>>> ???

    • jgl414567

      Ang babaw mo!

  • jan_piter

    Akala ko ba respetado at ma-pronsipyong LP senator si Drillon, ano kaya ang nakikita nya kay Enrile maliban pinagsamahan nila?..SANA NAG ABSTAINED NA LANG KATULAD NI JOKER!! para di halata na BALEWALA rin sa kanya ang kapakanan ng bayan basta may-perang dumarating galing kay Enrile.. SI Pnoy nga, purung katoliko, kinalaban ang simbahan dahil sa kapakanan ng tao at bayan,., Kahit saan ang baboy kahit damitan ng anong klaseng alahas baboy pa rin, he, he, he…

    • mildseven

      wala na ko bilib sa imo toto drilon, kahuloya kaw!!!!

  • Noypi11

    Eleven senators still want Enrile to stay as senate president? These guys have no balls. They must be thinking that if Enrile is no longer there, their cash gifts from this balimbing Enrile will stop. Bayan ko tumino ka naman. Alam mo kung sinu-sino ang mga magnanakaw sa gobyerno. Basta may pangalang Enrile, Estrada, Ejercito, Binay, itapon ninyo agad. Ang mga iyan at mga alagad ang nagpapahirap sa Pilipinas.

  • Rae_E

    Of course this senate won’t let Enrile quit – he’s bought them w/ taxpayer’s money! Behold the country’s traitors:

    “Eleven senators—Senate President Pro Tempore Jose “Jinggoy” Estrada, Majority Leader Vicente Sotto III, Assistant Majority Leader Gregorio Honasan, Franklin Drilon, Francis Escudero, Teofisto Guingona III, Panfilo Lacson, Manuel “Lito” Lapid, Loren Legarda, Ralph Recto and Ramon Revilla Jr.—rejected Enrile’s motion to declare his post vacant.”

    Shame on you dishourable senators! Miriam didn’t destroy the “senate institution” because it’s already so rotten prior to her expose.

  • Vincent

    They are the same cohorts who were bribed and bought by the people’s hard-earned money, so why would they approve his ma-dramang “bid to quit?” 
    Sinuhulan nga n’ya sila for this well-planned and well-timed pakulo, e. 
    PDI is right; this is a very sly move from this dirty and wily character.

    And the sagging candidacy of his son is not being enhanced by this “master stroke,” for no matter how he accuses his accusers of maligning him, it is still true that the money he doled out to his “supporters” is our money.
    And why isn’t he suing Santiago if he believes he’s being maligned?

  • Spike

    Better the Devil you know than the Devil you don’t know

    Enrile is better than this upstart arrogant buffoon named Trillanes

    • teekaye2

      How can anyone be worse ? The senate needs to be filled with honest senators , but where do you find them? The whole system seems to be run by wealthy families who have the money to run an election/

  • Erwin Ross V. Dalao

    mga bobong botante ang dahilan nito

  • kayanatwo


    nobody asked me, but……juan dela cruz now has the bird’s eye view of those who are in the pocket of the great “chameleon”, no other than j.p. enrile.

    these senators who voted and kept sen. j.p. enrile on his senate presidency must have owed so much in blood, money and loots from the old “chameleon”. 

  • MaR A

    PURE waste of hard earned people’s money.

  • Erwin Ross V. Dalao

    and we admire these bunch for their plagiarized laws and everlasting corruption? and we move heaven and earth just to have a picture taken with these people? and we treat these jerks like god? and we will die for these jerks? as one lawyer from cebu told me years ago we have nobody to blame but ourselves for electing people like these! mga bobo!

    • teekaye2

       The laws of accountability need to be rewritten with some teeth and all this corruption stoipped , it is no good just electing different Senators who may well do the same things


    Totoo ang pahiwatig ni Enrile na ang PDI ay maligning newspaper. The PDI can not even pass the standard of just normal newspaper. PDI is blatantly a propaganda paper for the highest bidder. Only donk of a monkey can not see what PDI is up to. Hoy ! PDI media donks may internet na ngayon. Hindi nyo na monopoly ang information. Style nyo bulok, panahon pa ng kopong kopong.   

  • ThudOthwacker

    LOL Trillanes pooped in his mouth again!. Where is now the “we got the number” line. Miriam is not sick. Unless she’s on the wheelchair. Only then I will believe.

  • barada69

    Of all the current kind of politicians  these days, one man stands out. He never mind the adversity of swimming against the current and the powerful, he speaks his heart and mind against things that is not in the best interest of our people, even if this meant losing his livelihood and career or going to jail for that matter, his youth and idealism is burning like a bright torch in the midst of darkness of Philippines politics. Too bad I can’t vote, but I won’t hesitate to put him in my number 1 spot in the Senate if I can. YES I’m talking about no other than Sen. Trillanes ! May the force be with you !

    • bahaykubo1015

      Trillanes ikaw ba yan?

    • Ef

      I agree

  • Guest

    The question was clear: Who got the 1.6 Million in their personal bank accounts? Eleven senators raised their hand and confirmed the blatant corruption in the senate.

  • Vincent

    If Santiago is a crusading crook, Lacson is a murderous crook.

    • Avenger

      tulad mo me sayad wahahaha

  • Noel

    I was surprised why Koko Pimentel did not vote with majority.  Koko is with LP and also got his huge share just like most of his colleagues.  Was it due to principle?

  • Jehan

    Truly Enrile was one of the master crafters of Martial Law. No one says he’s NOT, imagine Defense Minister? whew!! unjust media! Imagine also ABS-CBN giving a story of him!! WHY? is it because this man knows a lot? at Marcos time ABS-CBN was being grounded?? .. This OLD man must get out of the senate including Sotto and those other nuisance artist unworthy serving us. Can we just NOT vote this people…

  • Vincent

    Why should Enrile needs to bid to quit? Hindi ba pa-drama ‘yon??

    Just QUIT without fanfare! Then die afterwards for good measure para matapos na ang maliligayang araw mo at magsimulang sumaya naman ang taong bayan! Ok?

  • Benito Juarez

    It’s not how you retain the senate presidency, or attempt to regain forever-lost respect and wily reputation that matter but the the results of using peoples money to buy loyalty, being deceitful, the disappearance of thousand lives during your administration of Martial Law, and attempts to wash-clean your dirty hands that count. You’re confronted between choices – the angel that’s telling you to quit the senate presidency and the devil that’s telling you to cling with it. Senate president you remain for as long as you tell your supporters only the things they want to hear. You use power to serve the powerful in time when few positions of power and money are up for grabs by many including your criminal seed. Temporary allegiance is what you’ve extracted from buying loyalty. Your misdeeds are overwhelming for us to remember your over 40 years of corrupt government service. After all those years, you remained fit because you stole so much of it from the unfit. Conscience (if you still have) will haunt you when the pretty face of death appears in front of your ugly face.

  • efriend

    Opportunity squandered.  This should have been the best time to oust him.  80% of the Filipino people wanted Enrile OUT!

    “Pakikisama”, “Tayo-Tayo”, “Bata-Bata”, and “Utang na Loob”- these are the wrong values embedded in our political system.  God save this country.

    • southernsons

       plus being a member of a brotherhood organizations….Mason, Guardians, atbp.

  • zeroko

    Natural, these scalawags are already use in accepting money they didn;t earn since time immemorial. Matagal na tayong niloloko nitong mga demonyo, nigunit ngayon lang lumantad. Mga banyan ng mga uto-uto. Nagpapadala kayo sa pagka pogi ng mga Senador, yuon pala, mga buaya. 

    Those who raise their hands in favor of Enrile likes free money. Lots of money. He he he. Go to hell you hero worshipers. Naghahanap kayo ng Idol. Basta guapo, basta malaki ang suso, nilalagay na ninyo bilang mambabatas. Hindi ninyo alam, mga kawatan pala sila. 

    Tignan ninyo ang mga mambabatas pagkatapos ng elesyon. Wala sila sa batasan. Nagbubulakbol. Ang iba, nindi nakikinig. Karmihan, nagaabroad tuwing may laban si Paq;uiao. Easy money daw, he hehe. Buti nga sa inyo. Ngayon, wala kayong perang pangkampanya dahil tinaya ninyo lahat ke Paquiao. Magdusa kayo, mga gahaman!

  • Erwin Ross V. Dalao

    nakupo may nagpapatayan nang magkapatid dahil sa dalawang senador hindi alam nga mga mangmang at bobong magkapatid pinagtatawanan lang sila ng senador na pinaglalaban nila.

    • Ornbort Vortingeresdemesus

      seryoso? sino sila? saan? kailan? 

  • Jef

    I never bribed anyone to gain support for myself…SHAME ON YOU you used public funds to reward those you liked and chastise those you disliked. The 18 senators never questioned your discretion or prerogative to disburse public funds, but many in the public were appalled  by the huge sums disbursed as Christmas gifts while beggars roaming around on the street. Poor people or taxpayer think that this lavish flow of public funds as Christmas gifts who are one of the highest paid officials of the land, was a scandal of enormous proportions..why dont you file an irrevocable resignation and declare the senate president vacant bakit mo dinaan pa sa botohan eh yong mga bomoto naman syo yong mga tumanggap 1.6M… bulahin nyo kami…

  • calgary2526

    dapat nag resign s’ya ‘irrevocably’. hindi yung nagbotohan pa. alam naman niyang nalagyan na din niya ang mga kapwa niyang magnanakaw. ibig sabihin ayaw talaga niyang umalis sa posisyon. sabi nga ay ‘kung gusto maraming paraan, kung ayaw maraming dahilan’.

  • aristeosj

    ‘I am tired of plots’,says Enrile. yes.indeed,he had a lot of plots
    to unseat Pres.Cory then, but all failed.he got weary of them 
    and so he changed his tactics…

  • southernsons

    powerful talaga ang Christmas gift ng lolo.

  • Jef

    Next year double xmas gift enrile sa 11 senator bomoto….more fund in the philippine senate….poor filipino people

  • zeroko

    God has sent his message in different ways. Now, God has use the greed among the Senators to ultimately reveal the truth which come out from the horse mouth. Tutuo ang sinabi ni Senator Miriam Defensor. PERA NATIN YUONG KINUKULIMBAT NG MGA SENADORS. Habang nagbabayad tayo ng 4 pesos per stick of cigarette, the Senators on the other hand are already planning how to spend it. He he he. Don’t you know people that PNOY, si daang matuwid has 1.3 billion pesos as his pork Barrel. More than anything in our history.  Mga bobo! Ang hinalal ninyong Presidente ay Filipino-Chinese. He he he. Talo na naman tayo. 

    Lumilipat ang may ari ng lupa natin papunta sa mga Chinese kaya lang wala kayong ibubuga. Me hindi ninyo alam ang nangyayari dahil bayag lang ninyo ang alam ninyong kamutin. Mantakin mo, lahat ng government hospitals natin ay nasa kamay na ng mga Chinese, and yet, none of you ever objected or shouted against it. Pinapabayaan ninyo ang mga medical staff na umalma? Kaya lang kayong mamamayan, siguro, nagbibilang na kayo kung gaano kalaki ang kikitain nin;yo sa pagbenta ninyo ng boto sa darating na eleksyon. Talagang talo tayo.

    The only why our country will go forward is to feed these Filipinos who does not care what happens to our country, and feed them to the sharks. At least, the shark will ffeel delighted. Wala na! Kaya maraming pinapatay na Pinay sa Middle East dahil mga magnanakao. Hindi nila alam kung ano ang ibig sabihin ng cctv. Pinapainan sila ng pera sa bahay pag wala ang amo nila. Ito namang si Pinay, ibinulsa. Hindi alam niya na sa cell-phone, huli na siya. Kaya, kung may naririnig kayong mga namatay na Pinoay, sila ay tinutulak na lang sa mataas na palapag kung mahuhuli silang nagnakao. Hindi ko na mabilang ang mga magnanakao na pinay na umuwi dito bali bali ang buto dahil tinulak ng amo nila sa bintana. 

    Sa Arabo, hindi tao ang turing nila sa isang magnanakao. Maniwala kayo. Nasa dugo natin yata ang pagnanakao. Tapos, nasundan pa ng pagbebenta ng boto. Hayop! heh ehe.

    • Danilo Navarro

      baka sa dugo mo lang ang pag nanakaw hag mong idamay ang ibang tao at dinadamay mo pa ofw  ikaw ang pinakamatalino at madaming alam kaya zeroko ang handle name mo ka yabang mo

  • Vincent

    Enrile: I want to quit as Senate president. Those of you who got 1,6 million pesos from me, raise your hands if you don’t approve of my proposal to quit!

  • mynnyx

    hahahahaha dapat lang umalis na sya……………….di na kailangan ng botohan……simple lang yan eh sabihin lang nya na resign na sya sa senate president di yong botohan sinong maniniwala sa kanya nagpamigay sya ng pera……..pagdi sya binoto….sabihin ni enrile….walang utang na loob binigyan ko pa ng pera……………hahahahahaha alis na dyan manong…………

  • porksilog

    “..pupils, who wants ice cream today? raise your hands.. com’on don’t be shy”  ARRRRGGGGHHH! Sakit ng dibdib ko! Inaatake na naman ata ako sa puso. nabasa ko naman ito. ARRRGGGHH!

  • farmerpo

    Sino and gusto ng bonus?, taas kamay!!! Ngiting- ngiti pa ohhhh… kapal kapal kapal….  look at the picture!!! It is a perfect picture of slouching and insensitive display of arrogance, as if saying ‘o ano ngayon’ ? 30M eh barya lang iyon… could have afforded a lot relief to Pablo victims but also gave a lot of pleasure to our distinguished RESPECTABLE sneakators.

  • Rolen Alberto Bocog


  • Rolen Alberto Bocog

    kailan pa ba tayu magkakaruon ng mga lider na ang mas pinahahalagahan ay
    ang tunay na kapakanan ng bansa, hindi ang sarili lang nila? 

    • Ornbort Vortingeresdemesus

      Kung kailan nyo tuturuan ang mga masang kapitbahay ninyo. 

    • Mel

      pag ang mga tangang botante ay mawala na sa mundo.habang may mga tanga na nagboboto sa mga buwaya na yan ay di tao magkakaroon ng lider tulad ng hangad mo

  • zeroko

    Antay na lang tayo sa eleksyon. Kung hindi pa ninyo naiintindihan ang mga nangyayari, talagang ayiwan ko. We are at the midst of Constitutional Crisis, yet people can still afford to laugh midst rising prices of all commodities as well as deteriorating moral values among our high government officials. 

    It seems no body seems to know that in this coming election, the power is absolutely in our hands if we know how to use it.  All of us, can band together and will not vote ALL TRAPOS AND EPALS in this May 2013 election. Let’s teach them a lesson once and for all. 

    And this is our only chance to sent our message. Tapos na ang maliligayang araw ng mga Epal at trapos. Those none government organizations who does not want Epal and tRapos should sound the alarm now. E, ang hirap sa inyo, wala rin kayong kibo. Hindi pwede yuong pablog blog lang sa Internet. Go out and Fight. 

    Ako, nakita ninyo, never heard ang pangalan ko, kaya lang lalaban akong independent Mayor Candidate dito sa Q.C. dahil milyons of pesos ang hindi maipaliwanag nii Mayor at mga City Councilors niya. Nagiisa lang ako, kaya lang laban. Ay naku. Kung hindi kayo kikilos, wala. Alipin tayo habang buhay. 

    Enile, I have monitored his movement since Martial Law. He he he, Kung kailan pa naman pwede siyang graciously exit sa political life, he he. Na buking si Trapo.And the sufferings will not just end there, the career of his son wanna bee Senator just evaporated. What a blunder. In just a split second, his career of the life time has gone to the garbage. He he he. Nakarma rn si “Wise man.” May goodness. It could have been a gracious exit. Gumawa na nga siya ng memoire niya, story of his life, and now this! Hw hwhw. Ang diyos talaga hindi natutulog. 

    Tuwa siguro ng mga indigenous tribes na pinaalis niya at inangkin ang lupa nila. He he he. 

    • Ornbort Vortingeresdemesus

      Voter education please.

  • mangTASYO

    Ala-Marcos style ayaw bumaba ng trono…beware Filipinos…history repeats itself…abangan ang BONGBONG-JACKIE Tandem. Maraming maraming maraming maraming pera ang dalawang ito…kung senador natatapalan…how much more si Juan Busabos?

    Pag nagka ganun, napakabigat na pasaning CRUZ ito sa balikat ni Juan Busabos! 

  • boy_pogi

    senate is a house of thieves, we all know that already, this story merely confirms it. It is a mob house.  It should be abolished..

  • Qc


    it creates a sobering effect to what otherwise would be runaway corruption.  it is when everybody is quietly doing his thieving unmolested by their peers that will run the country to the ground.  yun bang gumawa ka ng racket mo huwag mo pakialaman itong racket ko para lahat tayo happy.  

    note the convoluted and competingthe interests of the players who like seasoned poker players will only show you what they want you to see.  we saw how lacson who (with all his baggage and is known to be allied with adm & is even expecting an appointment from pnoy) defend enrile (who is a top official of UNA and works against adm) attacks santiago whom he calls “crusading crook” (who somewhat admits na sya ay magnanakaw during the impeachment hearings when she says “sino ba dito ang hindi magnanakaw?” and voted for corona’s acquittal).

    after lacson’s opening salvo (also a warning shot against trillanes who makes papel so early in his career), santiago took off with tucked tail so you know theres some truth if not all of it and you did not see even a token protest from santiago’s husband who was accussed of receiving an allowiance or somehting. lacson promised a “next chapter” but you won’t hear anything more about it, he achieved his purpose, enemy defeated and that  is how dirty politicians operate they just muckrake and compile a dosier on their enemies and everyone else as a weapon or “get out of jail card” to pull out of their back pocket in the event somebody’s got the goods on them and could cause trouble.  much like what enrile did to trillanes’ expos’e on the creation of a new  political district.  he too run with his tail tucked between his legs.

    i think the voting has more to do with with fear of what else enrile and lacson team would divulge and who else becomes collateral damage that got the senators worried and not trust and confidence in enriles leadership.  That Is Dirty Politics For You.  we just need to be vigilant and keep shining the light on these dirty politicians.  peace.

  • vanguard61

    ” Raise your hands if you recieved the bribeds…opps..I mean those who still want some more..uuhm..( memory lapse ). What was the issue again?….Ah yes, raise your hands if you want me to stay in the senate and more bonuses this year. ayos.

  • G Gajelonia

    Enrile never addressed the issue of giving away public funds for Senators’ own use. That is the issue, Mr. Senate President. 

  • katindig

    Sinuhulan mo ba naman ng tig 1.6 Million paano ka tatanggalin ng mga sinuhulan mo?  Nagdrama ka pa Enrile…kung may consiyensya ka magresign ka…Alam ng buong Cagayan na kayo ang number one smuggler sa Cagayan…may barko kayo na naghahakot ng mga used cars, machineries, motorcycles etc.etc. etc. galing Japan…kayo at ang pamilya nyo ang UNTOUCHABLES  sa Cagayan…

    • Danilo Navarro

      wow ang galing dami mong ebidensiya kasuhan mo sa doj sa sumpreme court sa sandigan bayan ..hirap ng puro patutsada kung ako ang gaya mong madaming alam sasampahan ko ng kaso madaming tutulong sa iyo andiyan si merriam trellanes 2 cayetanos ano pa inaantay mo

  • mildseven

    get rid of this senate altogether, nakakasuka kayo!!!!!

  • DonQuixoteDeRizal

    He has the goods on all of them. 
    The 1.6M senators blinked.

    Prepare for the son for he is coming to the senate.

  • Isagani Gatmaitan

    Sinong gusto nang kendi?   Taas kamay….

  • hmangontawar

    Shame on you Enrile. 46 years in the government taking whatever he can, setting ambushed on himself to retain favor, power and access to the filipino wealth. As you become older, become bolder in distributing public funds to his fellow corrupt senators.

  • FernandoBusi

    Clearly the LP cannot step forward and claim the spotlight for fear of becoming the main target for peoples wrath. By voting to keep Enrile at the helm the ‘Daang Matuwid’ senatongs can continue to enjoy their misuse of public funds and their pork as mere accessories to this travesty. Masarap nga naman maging accomplice, you get the benefits but little risk. 

    • Komen To

      I hail Enile for exposing the greed of the LPs

  • BIGButo

    He should be kicked out of office for good!

  • Klepto

    The bribed pigs just returned Enrile’s favor! They’re just scratching each other’s back.

  • brunogiordano

    “Replacing me does not have to take so much effort, planning or plotting. I am tired of plots. And I don’t advertise plots… That’s only the work of braggarts,” Enrile added.

    Iyan ang warrior at SURVIVOR.

    Sa mga kalaban ni ENRILE,


  • hmangontawar

    Of course Manong Juan, you are secure in your position as majority in the present Senate supported you. They are all corrupt like you.They are happy to have leader like you who keeps on distributing public funds. Mahiya naman kayo sa mga mamayan na kahit naghihirap, nagbabayad parin ng buwes.

    • Danilo Navarro

      if your sure they are corrupt file a case not by just word..its your rigth every pilipinos rigths

      • Komen To

        Have you heard of anyone filing a corruption case against a senator and winning the case? Maybe, outside of the Philippines

  • LegalJustice

    Wow, P1.5 Billion of MOOE !

    They are really raping the Philippines Peoples Money – Big Time !

    Is this being audited – accurately  and legitimately for sure I can guarantee you there is some anomaly and corruption going on in there – its hasn’t been completely expose yet.

    • Komen To

      From the news, it appears they are audited but receipts are not required. Weird. Does it mean I can claim 500,000 for repairs without receipts?

  • hmangontawar

    Mr. Senate President, for the records, we all know that you did more harm to the country than anybody can imagine. You insulted every sane Filipino for claiming that you did a lot for the country. Just let them read and analyze the history.

  • GMGuerrero

    Do you people really expect traditional Pinoy politicians composed of entertainers, celebrities, actors and comedians to be statesmen?  The Marcos Mafia is still in power and people are scared.  The Philippines is a country of serfs who routinely vote for comedians and actors and Marcos henchmen.

  • OleSapra aka ARGUS


    ANA: “Ang Tagalog ba ng English word na braggart eh MAYABANG? Eh, sino ang mayabang, si JPE? si Trillanes? at sino-sino rin ang cowards and hypocrites?”

    LISA: ‘Yung mga ginamit na word expressions ni JPE, ‘gaya ng braggart, cowards at hypocrites, para sa akin, eh angkop-na-angkop sa bawat isang senador, sumpa man.”

    CION: “Korek ka r’yan, ‘day. Ang position ng senate president kasi eh talagang ipinagyayabang ‘yan ng kahit sino man ang naka-puesto. Nagmimistula namang cowards and hypocrites ang members of House of Thieves kapag ang braggart eh umariba sa galit dahil nagrereklamo ang mga senador na kulang pa ang tinanggap ng MOOE!!!”  

  • bbguevara

    Political Resignation. An irrevocable resignation would have been proper, instead of a “rubber band ” resignation. No one can prevent JPE from resigning , if he really wants to resign.

    • speaksoftlylove

       If your Trilyones has some principles left in his pocket then he should be the one to resign a.s.a.p.

    • Komen To

      Obviously doesn’t want to vacate the golden post. And the kids who receive their rotten eggs would not want him out, for obvious reasons

  • doncleo

    Maliwanag naman..namigay muna sya ng tig 1.6 M sa mga senador bilang MOOE tapos mag-step aside kuno bilang Senate president..sino naman lokohin nya…kung talagang ayaw mo na Manong Johnny e di mag-resign ka na lang…huwag ka na magpaboto…binili mo na mga gunggong na senador tapos magpaboto ka..NAONSE MO KAPWA MO SENADOR PERO HINDI MO NAONSE TAONGBAYAN….ang KAKAPAL NYO!!PURO KAYO MALALASWA!!!!!!!MALASWA!!!!!!

    • Danilo Navarro

      he he he si mommy dionesia …

  • Loggnat

    The Senate is supposedly the better part of Congress while the House is the uglier half. It just shows the people that both sides of Congress operates for their own gain and not for the people’s
    benefits. Sad…. very, very sad….:((  

  • speaksoftlylove

    Simplang na naman si Trilyones. May partida pa at si Enrile mismo ang movant para madeklarang bakante ang Senate President. Paano ba yan Trilyones panay yabang na lang ba tayo? Abay’s dalawang beses na yang coup de etat mo, di ka parin nakakahalta? Etat na lang natira sa coup d etat mo, ano ba yan? Subukan mo kayang doon mag coup d etat sa Chinaat  baka sakaling buwenasin ka? Ayan tuloy gusto mong magkaalaman kung anong posesyon ng palasyo o ni PNoy, hayan alam mo na at napaaga pa.

  • KapitanBagwis

    JPE playing santa claus bear fruit. Speak volume of greed of these dishonorable crooks in the senate. They expect JPE to throw away more people’s money in their direction. Pathetic.

  • joerizal

    Ang bumaboy ng senado ay ang mga senador mismo. Hindi na sila kailangang siraan dahil lahat sila ay sira ang pagkatao at mga halang ang kaluluwa. 

  • Yhanna Nicole Reyes

    That’s how ILOCANO fight thier adversaries. Go manong johny! solid north is on your side..

    • Komen To

      There goes the regionalistic mind again

    • $19543087

      Anong SOLID NORTH?  Yan ang problema sa inyong mga ILOCANO.  Ang akala ninyo ay kayo lamang ang marunong magpatakbo sa gobierno!  Kayong tribo ay puro katiwali-an at pagnanakaw sa servicio sa gobierno.

      • Avenger


  • boi skater

    This is hilarious theatrics by Enrile and his minions. We
    all know that so long as the money keeps flowing to his minions, Enrile’s post
    is his for life. It is all about the money.

  • Garo Ungaro

    When there is big stains on your white shirts, then no matter what its hard
    to remove it…?

  • amapangarap

    masterstroke my @ss…nililihis nyo na naman ang issue. we the taxpayers dont care who sits as the senate president..pera namin yang pinag aawayan nyong mga hinayupak kyo

  • vanguard61

    Just wondering…What have all this senators and congressmen contributed to alleviate the sad plight of the ” Common tao”, our kababayans…seriously. Not much if anything at all. To reward them with such humongous bonuses and outrageous perks for peanuts, I find that truly insulting and obscene. Vote wisely and be vigilant, educate the masses – Knowledge is power. 

  • Marx Louis Wang

    Siempre they will keep him lalo na nabigyan sila ng ginhawa,next mas mataas pa sa 1.6 million ang matatanggap nila.

    • Komen To


  • cute79

    kulang ang budget para sa pangunahing pangangailangan ng mga mamamayan tulad ng edukasyon at pangkalusugan pero budget para sa mga hinayupak na mga senador 1.5bilyon every year.Tubuan naman kayo kahit konting hiya!

    • Komen To

      Manhid na

  • est

    Useless senators mga kawatan sa kaban ng bayan hindi kayo nahihiya ang tingin ng boung mundo sa inyo are pack of thieves


    just watch & don’t complain. jpe aka chief martial law architect is an A-1lawyer-accountant-magician. kaya nyang paikutin ang ulo ng majority senators by way of bribes. saludo ako sa iyo jpe-ang galing mo.

  • speedstream2

    When one puts things in context, as we always should, what does the fracas at the upper chamber mean to ordinary Juan? Will it put food on the table, clothe his family, send or keep his children in school, build a home for his family? Will it help rid the bureaucracy of the omnipresent graft and corruption? Will it create jobs? Will it build hospitals, bridges, classrooms? Instead of focusing on the truly important items, such as judicious use of precious hard-earned taxpayers’ money, we’re regaled with political wiliness and the like? Or are meaningless sideshows also indispensable in a civilized society?

    • Garo Ungaro

      when u believed ur up there…u don’t mind what is the weather down there…
      thats reality in a society when separations/gap of politician/people begins..?

  • Komen To

    I feel that the move only exposed the senators who cling to the post because of the bonus. Why would I replace the head who gives me millions? That’s money I can use for campaign, right? Imagine, I can receive millions without the negative publicity which my boss will solely bear? Cool, right? But I will remember and never forget the names and faces of these senators. I will even keep this news for my children’s children to remember in the future. Never again, Philippines

    • Pepe Alas

      To the credit of those senators, it is not that easy to use MOOE as campaign funds. We all know that corruption is a reality in politics, but it is really not that easy to commit it, just like what you think it is.

      • rjimenez1226

        It is being perpetrated rightin front of your very eye by a corrupt senate.Nakawan na walang habas at walang pakundangan.

      • Pepe Alas

        Yes, it is possible. But no, I don’t see it being perpetrated right in front of my or your eyes. What is being supposedly perpetrated is what we read in the papers. But don’t get me wrong: I am not saying that there is no thievery going on.

      • Jane Tan

        Yes, there is always that possibility. But, which one has the story, the news or Enrile? All Enrile has been doing is saying that they painted a bad picture of him, without explaining what the picture was.

        If you’ve read the previous articles, he has not denied doling out taxpayer’s money. We can get into specifics but if it turns out that he gave away that money, then it will still be the same crappy picture.

  • padrefaura

    love him or hate him, juan ponce enrile is one of the most brilliant political minds this country ever had.

  • Bayang_magiliw

    Mahilig talaga sa ambush itong si JPE. What he did was not in the agenda and he took advantage of the situation when his critics were not present.What a coward!

  • isellnuts

    Why can’t he just resign irrevocably?

    • tanga_hanga_ni_abnoy

       e di nanaig ang mas demonyo..ay sorry..sino pala mananalo?

  • txtman








    • disillusioned

      Are you sure. mosti have spoke too think his a self serving traitor with a narrow mind and has a past in being a gangster, thief and using politics to further his own very considerable business empire. But hey believe his loved if you like txtman. Yes he does use bribes to get what he wants. The ones that backed him are the veru ones that take the bribes, for example Corona impeachment where they voted with him for increased pork barrels. Remember the names of these dogs and make sure they never get re-elected ever..

  • $19543087

    Bakit kailangan pang magbigay ng “christmas bonus” at MOOE sa mga senadores?  Sila ay may kanya-kayang budget.  Ang dapat na ginawa ni JPE ay ibalik sa “general fund” yung bakanteng allotment ni Aquino.  The good thing that happened here is that the dirty laundry of the senate is now in the open.  Let the clean-up begin!

  • rjimenez1226

    It’s shameless  for anyone to call this a masterstroke. It shows a cynical disdain to the  feelings of  Filipino people against corruption.. It just shows you a very corrupt Semate. Hala itumba na yang corrupt na Senado!

  • rjimenez1226

    Sobra na talaga ang panlooko sa tao. Masterstroke ng kawalanghiyaan ito. Ibalik nyo ang perang tao mga pusakal!

  • rjimenez1226

    Pusakal talaga sa kawalanghiyaan ang Senado.May gana pang ilihis ang issue sa  pagnanakaw ng pera ng tao.

  • $20722540

    bakit pa kasi pinapatulan yan si trillanes na amateur at walang alam kundu manggulo lamamg…puro lang naman namumulitika. wala ng ginawa kundi ngumawa para maelect ulit na senador

  • LegalJustice

    The best way to stop corruption and they have nothing to squander of the Peoples Money is to Stop Paying Taxes with your hard-earned money. 

    I believe this is  the best solution.

    Wow, 1.5 Billion Pesos for MOOE  can liquidate funds without a receipt – no wonder these crooks is becoming ultra rich.

    How crooked can you get the way this Senate President think instead of giving the fund surplus to the affected area that was hit by typhoon: Pablo; He gave it to the Senators as Christmas bonus as if its his own personal money  – Its peoples money and the Senators just keep quite – poor filipino people.

  • Goyong

    Money changes everything. . . .

  • rjimenez1226

    So  investrors and foreing community listen. It is  ok to take  bribes and dish out bribes  in the  Philippines  solong as it is a Senator that  you will be bribing. This sends  very wrong signal to the  international community. Shameless and  pathetic.

  • teekaye2

     What??? Are you living on another Planet??

  • Mattino2011

    Political strategy ng UNA yan… para if pag kaisahan si Enrile magagamit nila against adminstration candidates…LP wont fall into that bait…Nice try Manong

    • Kilabot ng mga Balahibo

      “LP wont fall into that bait…Nice try Manong”

      Hindi ba ang LP are the following:

      at Osmena?

      And 3 of whom voted for Enrile to stay as Pres of the Senate. 1 absent.

      how is that an UNA strategy?

      • Mattino2011

        Ganun tumira si Binay ng una… nephew worked for him

  • Danilo

    Senators are aware that even themselves are not qualified to replace Enrile as Senate President. Only the ambitious,greed,self-centered and psychologically-ill Trillanes wants the position….IN HIS DREAMS! Ang KAHIHIYAN NG PILIPINAS na si TRILLANES. 

    • rjimenez1226

      You are clearly brain dead. the issue is not Trillanes. It is corruption and bribery.

      • isidro c. valencia

        Take away Trillanes and the issue is nil. He is very much part of the issue. What has Trillanes done to our country? There are pending bills in his chamber, for example the Bill on Board of Mining Engineering, dust is accumulating.
        Is he active in deliberation?  Check his participation versus the amount he received from the taxpayers.

        Is your brain working or nil?   

      • Jose Mateo S. Boza

        Take away Trillianes and you still have Enrile giving away the people’s money as a Christmas gift to his colleagues, that’s what you have. Trillianes is part of the issue, but he isn’t the whole issue. Enrile’s senile, corrupt ways are the main issue here, and have been through-out this “clash” in the Senate, and if you haven’t figured that out you probably ought not be posting here.

      • Carlo

        you are BRAINLESS rjimenez1226! hahaha You don’t know what you are talking about.

      • Jose Mateo S. Boza

        And you obviously do know what you’re talking about, now do you?

    • angelo castro

      Nakapagpatayo si Trillanes ng mansion sa Baguio sa kanyang 2nd year sa senado. Hindi pwedeng iTRUST ang TRASH na si Trillanes. Gulo lagi ang ibibigay nito sa atin.

      • rjimenez1226

        Another brain-dead Filipino. The issue is not Trillanes.It is institutionalised corruption in the Senate.

      • Carlo

        BRAINLESS si rjimenez1226.

      • isidro c. valencia

        Wait for Sen. Lacson’s counter moves against Miriam on the issue of corruption. He has the dossers and bombs against her. Now, for Trillianes, so young and so “corrupt?” He has to submit himself to public scrutiny where his pork barrels are spent.

        When Enrile helped Trillanes to be out of jail, why did Trillanes and Miriam did not question the institutionalized corruption in the Senate you were saying? Why only now? 

        Miriam has no moral authority (like P-Noy) to pontificate what is corruption, neither you.

      • Ef

        Inaccurate information to spin the issue.

    • Jose Mateo S. Boza

      Shut up. Anyone is qualified to replace Enrile. Any monkey from Manila Zoo will do, in fact. All the monkey has to do is act self-righteous and pious enough, and he’ll have the people’s support all day long, regardless of the issues. What I genuinely find funny are the adjectives you’ve enumerated in your attempt to discredit Trillianes. Anyone who’s read between the lines of Enrile’s own autobiography can clearly see you’ve got things mixed up, and that those words belong next to Enrile’s name: “greed” (as you put it), “self-centered”, and “psychologically-ill.” You forgot senile tho, that’s the most important one. 

  • rjimenez1226

    So investrors and foreing community listen. It is ok to take bribes and dish out bribes in the Philippines solong as it is a Senator that you will be bribing. This sends very wrong signal to the international community. Shameless and pathetic.
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    • foreignerph

      You bet! I was to ask what about the money (never mind the usual charade of the alpha males) but it’s clear he didn’t ask it to be returned to put it back in the state treasury where it belongs. The highest ranking politicians getting away with publicly exposed bribery and obviously having no shame at all . For sure, that must build a lot of confidence. :-p

      • rjimenez1226

        The Filpinos are still being deceived by plutocrats. It is shameless given how Aquino has been working to clean the image of the country.

      • benjpal

         Surprisingly, the president has not issued an official statement on the matter.

  • droccu

    This is not a masterstroke as pictured. This is a “moro moro” because he knows he had the numbers yesterday. His privilege speech was NOT even calendared and obviously you can see that this scheming politico just took advantage of the situation to get what he wants. Cant he just give an irrevocable resignation if he is really that sincere to step down?

    • Kilabot ng mga Balahibo

       If this was not moro-moro, and has been planned all along, then that makes Sen Trillanes a liar.

      That makes Sen. Trillanes delusional when he said he had the numbers to oust JPE, dba?

      So which is it?

      Is it true that JPE had an ace up his sleeve all along, or was this a spur of the moment decision to give the SPresident seat to anyone interested.

      • droccu

        JPE never intends to give up his seat without a fight especially now that his son is running. This was a moro moro because he (and his inner circle of senators) knew that they had the numbers to make this call yesterday. On your question if he had this card up his sleeve all along OR if this was spur of the moment; it could be both. I believe that it was always in his plans to get a “vote of confidence” on the floor when the time is right- and the perfect timing was yesterday: Trillanes was again shooting his mouth off with a yet to be completed plan and most of those against JPE were absent yesterday. Those on the fence (LPs, Marcos, etc.) had  no choice but to vote with the majority that time. Double whammy: pahiya si Trillanes and “vote of confidence”.

      • Kilabot ng mga Balahibo

        ummm. quick read. marcos and arroyo abstained.

  • X44

    There goes the 1.6M. Your tax is working for you.


      remember the12-rolex gang during martial law.

      • basyong

        kasama si tandang enrile duon sa 12 rolex gang at si danding.kaya kinokopya lang ni tanda ang style ni marcos sa pabibigay ng mga nakaw yaman ng bayan.masamang damo kaya ayaw mamatay pero pag sinilaban ni satanas yan ibubuga lahat yung mga kasamaan pinaggagawa nitong hukluban na eto

  • beeznet

    Of course, the senators will give a Enrile a vote of confidence! They each already have 1.6 million pesos each. I challenge Enrile to resign irrevocably, not only from the Senate presidency, but from the Senate itself. Let us see how humble he claims to be.

  • vilmavee

    Some say this move of Enrile is a publicity ploy because his son’s rating is slipping. Others say this is merely a show because the “Master Deceiver” has the number in his favor. Still, others says that Enrile will be giving his colleagues another million plus come Chinese New Year. But whatever the real score, the reality is our Senate is being ruled and run by evil forces. They stink. Come elections, remember not to vote for the Senate re-electionists: Legarda (swabeng opportunista), Escudero (blabber, he could talk faster than a bullet fired), Cayetanos (from a political dynasty), Trillanes (a man full of air and arrogance). Also, do not vote for Llamanzares-Poe (she thinks being the adopted daughter of Poe qualifies her to be a Senator), Enrile ( son of the Master Deceiver), Binay (another dreamer who dreams of amassing millions like her parents), Ejercito (thinks politics is a family career), Hontiveros (a dyed in leftist whose mind set is most often oft, also an opportunist). These leave us with no candidate to vote for. Kawawa ang Pilipino.

  • divictes

    MOOE, christmas gifts, savings…, whatever, it is still vote-buying in a grander scale. The bad news is ___it works! The sad news is ___it’s taxpayer’s money.

  • tanga_hanga_ni_abnoy

    bagay lang talaga si trililing dyan kasi legal ang kudeta dyan s senado

  • Summerspice

    I’m just wondering why Trillanes didn’t nominate somebody to replace SP Enrile.I guess
     he doesn’t really have the votes to replace Enrile.He’s been plotting to replace Enrile.He could’nt even convince the LP senators to vote against Enrile.

    • batangpaslit

      yes, he has no numbers

    • rjimenez1226

      How can you have the numbers if everybody has been bought and corrupted?

  • $15469930

    Ang magnanakaw na enrile ay nangangatuwiran pa…. Matapos Mong lustayin ang pera ng bayan ngayon ikaw pa galit. Magpaliwanag ka sa bayan kung paano mo nilustay ang pera ng tax payers fund.

  • Mario

    Yang tatlong senador na sina Trillanes,Pimentel at Cayetano ay gusto lang ma “Headlines” sa mga dyaryo at news sa mga tv para pag usapan sila  gusto nila  libreng publicity yan ang purpose nila mga kurap yan!  Sana wag ng kagatin ng mass media ang 3 kadidatong talunan mabuti pa wag silang iboto. WAG IBOTO ANG LAHAT NG KANDIDATO NG LIBERAL PARTY1 MAAWA KAYO BAYAN 3 OR 6 NA TAON NA NAMANG PAGDURUSA SA MGA TULISAN NA MGA PULITIKO!

    • johnmiel1319

      ang problema ay yung mga sumusulat ng headlined obvious na yellow ang kulay.

  • Mario

    Mitos Magsaysay,Hagedorn.Maceda,Gordon,Zubiri yan iboto niyo yung iba ilagay sa basurahan!

  • Lila

    this is so very funny.. enrile should resign and never come back to the post instead of  bidding himself to quit.. it’s like a child tantrums I will cry if you don’t give me candy!!

    He should be ashamed of himself. Giving those money 1.6 M to senators it’s not even hi money. It’s the people’s money you PIECE_OF_SHIT. I work hard and the government take away those taxes thinking that it would be use for good cause but it’s just being pocketed by these PIECE_OF_SHITS!! I will be happy if they gave the money to DAVAO typhoon victims or to COMPOSTELLA where people have no food to eat. Hope your family’s SENATORS will eat in garbage cans YOU_PIECE_OF_SHITS!

  • Love God

    Our dear Senators are worried about the 1.6 M. and how to spend the MOOE wisely as if we have no other urgent concerns our nation is facing today.

    I am copying a latest yahoo news article below:

    Chinese ‘occupation’ of Bajo de Masinloc could reduce PH territorial waters by 38 percent

    Seven months after China’s occupation of Bajo de Masinloc, the Philippines is still “reviewing” its options.

  • The Truth

    Of course, only 4 senators didn’t get the extra payoff.

  • regd that’s how the P1.6m allegiance work? Didn’t take that long to acknowledge!

  • marionics

    tanginamoka tanda

  • Emman

    ENRILE and the likes mga senador GULANG………….REVILLA, ESTRADA,LAPID ….LALO NA SI SOTTO….senador BOPOL ……….kawawa naman tayo kundi matalinong magnanakaw….bobong magnanakaw naman mayroon tayo sa senado

    • ever green

      hahaha…..either, or…….magnanakaw lahat….

  • bgcorg

    Causa finita est.  Move on Philippine Senate!  Democracy is on the line. Congratulations, Senate President Enrile for that vote of confidence.

  • DondonSantosJr

    syempre, the Senators will reject JPE’s bid to quit, naman kahit paano may “hiya” yan sa katawan, after the 1.6M tatanggalin nyo si Manong???? loko loko ka ba?
    Habang ipinagpipilitan nilang walang masama sa 1.6M MOOE, oo, its legal and it’s practiced pero sana being elected Senators, naisip muna nila ang mga mamayan, yun mga nasalanta ng bagyo, yun mga nasunugan, the saving that they are talking about which they gave out as MOOE, could have been used for many many relevant things, kesa ibigay sa mga mayayamang senator as “bonus” disguised as MOOE 


    “The number was enough to overturn the yes votes of Senators Aquilino Pimentel III, Trillanes and Enrile, himself as movant.”

    Sorry, I am not familiar with the entire process, but instead of Enrile voting against himself to remain as Senate President, can’t he just quit or step aside by his own accord? Why did he have to put it in a vote and then vote against himself? I’m not sure, but if he TRULY wanted to step aside, the Senate couldn’t force him to remain as the Senate President, right? What’s the point of voting against himself?

    Nagpapakipot ba para kunwari ayaw nya at napipilitan lang sya maging Senate President?

    • Ed Molina

      everything was staged. that’s what our senate has been reduced to right now, just a stage show.

  • reychard678

    We have to bear in mind that only ll voted to reject Enrile’s bid from quitting how about the 12 of the whole 23 senators. And of the eleven pro voters, some belong to the LP coalition so if Pnoy and his allies as Trillanes had exposed would hatched a coup d’ etat then the removal of Enrile is as easy as eating pie. Enrile If I were him I shall remain cool and be on guard of my position rather than as observed he’s showboating for his retention as senate president. He should understand that sooner, a change of the guard can take place any hour of the day since his enemies thereat senate wanted him out ASAP. So to play safe from future ridicule when the dust had settled and he was junked, he must daily render a low profile as a buffer in toe the line to the maxim, a prevention is better than cure. 

  • kilabot

    away sa partehan. 
    matahari trillones is now a political dead meat for bluffing; his ambition to become the most-travelled luxury politician will be frustrated.

  • basyong

    garapalan na lang ang mga senatong na gusto pa ang matandang enrile para bigyan na naman sila ng perang galing sa taong bayan.bakit nga naman ibabagsak si tanda e bigay hilig sa mga tuta niya. kailangan kalampagin ang konsiyesiya ng 11 senatongs.mga walanghiya basta mabusog lang ang mga bulsa nila.poyah kayo

  • sl1

    He should file irrevocable resignation so that the senate can choice a new  leader of the chamber if Enrile wants to declare the position vacant. But he did not coz it just for a show.

  • Maldi2

    So funny in the Philippine Senate.  Why one who has declared his post vacant, which deemed to have resigned has to be voted again?  Delicadeza calls that if you declare to have resigned, simply don’t accept nominations or voting for you again!  WTF!  And the same people who have voted are the ones receiving the perks – what a Moro-moro!  Kakasuka ang senado!

  • Ernesto Mendoza

    none of these jherks would favor the interest of the naagrabiyadong pilipino.  kung saan sila nakinabang at kung saan makikinabang pa ay iyon ang kakampihan nitong mga hungjhong na mga ito.

    it felt like nilagyan ng asin ang mga sugat nating mga pilipino nitong mga senatong na kumampi pa sa maling ginawa ni enrile.

    imbes na humingi ng dispensa sa taong bayan ay lalo pa tayong tinutuya ng mga ito.

  • Rovingmoron

    What positive outcome will this brouhaha in the Senate bring to the public? With only a couple of days in session, I doubt if the pending bills can be acted upon. Waste of time and taxpayers’ money!

  • Rovingmoron

    The public should now know the true color of Drilon and Tito Guingona. Are they really members of the Liberal Party or UNA?

    • justjarred

       kahit ano pa grupo nila, traydor pa rin ang mga yan!

  • Constantine

    If Enrile is really serious and sincere in letting go the Senate presidency,Irrevocable Resignation should have been his action. Not a zarzuela type resignation where he knows that he will not be voted out, not at this time! Enrile is a master of deception just like his real Boss, Ferdinand “the worst president” Marcos! Enrile is now very much scared that his namesake son will not win in the May 2013 election, and we will ensure that Jackie Enrile will not even land in the top 20!

  • Allan

    this is the very reason why we need the FOI bill passed. para alam natin kung ano ang pinaggagagawa ng mga hinayupak na mambabatas at mga LGU sa pera ng mamamayan. tulad nitong kaso ni enrile, sa kanya ba yung pera at sya ang may desisyon kung kanino at magkano ibibigay ang pera?

    • johnmiel1319

      and it’s the reason why politicians are not so enthusiastic about it.

  • benjpal

    This is practically a show of control of the situation on the part of Enrile. It shows that no matter how bad the performance or reputation he shows, the majority of the senators will still support him. I think this is no amazing feat for a politician who has been in politics even before most of us were born.

  • justjarred

    halatang halata ang mga nabigyan ng bonus

  • Jaz

    Mr. senator, 11 katao lang po ang pumabor sa pananatili nyo sa puwesto. Subukan nyo po kayang tanungin ang milyun-milyong pinoy na na nagmamay-ari ng milyong pera na ipinamudmod nyo sa mga kasama nyong senador kung nais pa nila kayo diyan?

    • Kilabot ng mga Balahibo


      di po ba na binoto ng mamamayang pilipino si JPE, kaya po sya nakaupo sa senado.

      at hindi bo ba under the rules of the sanate, naka saad kung ano ang mga pwede at hindi pwedeng gawin ng senado, at subsequently, ang senate president?

      at hindi po ba nakalagay duon pano i liquidate ang pera na nakalaan sa sa senado, sa pamumuno ng kanilang presidente? tulad din po na ang funds ng Judiciary ay nasa digression din punong mahistrado ng korte suprema (cj sc).

      at hindi lang po iyon, hindi ba ito bo ay ginagawa na bago pa naging presidente ng senado si JPE.

      at kung inyong susuriin, hindi ba ganito din ang ginawa nila sa lower house pero wala pong taong nag raise ng objection kaya wala po tayong naririning na nagagalit sa speaker of the house.

      at hindi ba illegal na ang funds appropriated for one government institution tulad ng senado na i bigay ito sa ibang institution ng gobyerno, liban sa national treasury. Sumakatwid, illegal na ito ay mapunta directly sa mga mamamayan, o sa ibang ahensya.

      • Jaz

        Ummmm (din).

        O sige po legal o hindi, yan ang point nyo at siguro tama kayo. Kaya lang ano po kaya ang nararamdaman ng mga Pilipino kapag nababalitaan na ang perang galing sa kanila ay pinangreregalo lang at pinagpipiyestahan ng mga lider-pulitiko natin?(legal man yan o tradisyonal nang gawain sa senado) at saka hindi komo hindi gaanong nababanatan ang lower house partikular ang speaker (na ginagawa rin ang “tradisyong’ ito) eh sang-ayon na ang taumbayan sa ginagawa nila?Nasapawan lang kasi at nasentro ng batikos yung isyu na ginawa ni JPE
        At tama po kayo, ibinoto ng mga tao si JPE. Pero dahil sa nangyaring ito, tingnan na lang natin kung iboboto pa rin ng tao ang anak niya na bitbit ang pangalan niya.

      • JuanTamadachi

        well said.

      • Kilabot ng mga Balahibo

        “Kaya lang ano po kaya ang nararamdaman ng mga Pilipino kapag nababalitaan na ang perang galing sa kanila ay pinangreregalo lang at pinagpipiyestahan ng mga lider-pulitiko natin?”

        They feel cheated. They feel they are entitled to be part of those na naaambunan ng gracia.

        “eh sang-ayon na ang taumbayan sa ginagawa nila?”
        There is a way to change that, and it is thru law. We have to change the law. We have to vote for people who will vote to change it.

        pero, as experience will tell, those who we vote to eradicate FOI usually forget when they get into office. Those we vote against epal turn out that they do epal when voted. Those that we vote to eradicate nepotism and political dynasties turn out to be then when they reach office. dont you think so?

        “kung iboboto pa rin ng tao ang anak niya”
        dunno anything about him.

      • Jaz

        They feel they are entitled to be part of those na naaambunan ng gracia
        – Di na po kailangang “maambunan”,tapat na serbisyo at delikadeza lang sa paggamit ng pera masaya na ang taumbayan.

      • Kilabot ng mga Balahibo

        You asked what some feel. some certainly feel that.

        Look at miriam.

  • Magsasaka

    kayo naman kaya nga kunwari nagdeclare si manong jhony na vacant ang senate presidency kasi nagawan nya na ng paraan yon dahil sinigurado nya na marami pa ring senatong ang pabor sa kanya

    • johnmiel1319

      kaya master stroke ang description sa ginawa nya.

  • Rogers Nelson Uy

    kawawang pinas, pinaglalaruan ng mga buwayang politiko, kakandidato ba mga yan kung walang nakukurakot? Ano sila tanga, gagastos sa kampanya ng 100 million pesos sa kakapiranggot sa sweldo?

  • josefe38


  • Line Of Flight

    masterstroke of desperation, if you ask me

  • bogli_anakdami

    ang mga kabayang flips ang mga super tanga… ibinoboto ang mga magnanakaws sa kongreso… tapos, ayaw arestuhin ang mga ibinoto kahit harapan kung magnakaw…

    kc, mga kabayang flips eh dinanadaan na lang sa dasal… ika nga, “bahala na ang dios sa kanila”…

    bwa ha ha ha ha ha he he he hi hi hi ho ho ho hu hu hu…

  • Emma Custodio Villa

    Mr Enrile may have retained his seat, his friends in the Senate have made sure of it, but he has lost the confidence of the people. He should just resign without submitting his decision to his friends he has gifted with a hefty sum.

    • billy gunner

       what people?

      • Yobhtron

        We the people. Hindi ka kasama kasi empleyado ka niya.

  • im_not_convinced

    I once commented that it was spiteful for Enrile to give unequal amounts of MOOE to the 4 senators but recently found out that historically the senate does not really give additional amounts to the members of the minority. nor do they allow the minority to chair any committees. As opposition, bakit nga naman sila magiging chair.

    It is only under the Enrile Senate that they are given additional funds which turns out to have come from the savings of Enrile’s office itself.

  • im_not_convinced

    It was described as a brilliant stroke by a wily politician to redeem
    himself in the face of what he called a campaign by his enemies and
    critics to portray him as a “liar” and “traitor” and cast the Senate
    “under a dark cloud of suspicion as a house of thieves.” 

    why does Cathy C. Yamsuan have to start of the article with this line?

  • concern_netizen

    This is not spontaneous.  Enrile chose the time and place to force the senate to vote.  He knew that its just a matter of time that the senate will be able to muster the number to oust him.  The sly fox preempted the inevitable and earned himself a reprieve.  Enrile may be abhorable, but he sure is dead smart!

  • melbakit

    halata namang planado at kalkulado ni enrile galaw niya e.

  • noynoyingalways

    E BOBOTO nyo pa si Enrile? Pinamimigay pera ng Bayan DUH!

  • ever green

    too much power, too much money, too much greed……….too little shame………

  • sanjuan683

    Kaya siguro namigay ng christmas gift para manatili sa puwesto siyempre sa susunod ng pasko malaking ang ibibigay niya uli. hehehehe wise talaga ito si author ng martial law.

  • tra6Gpeche

    Amazing stroke of slyness by Mr. Enrile. Good timing and reading of Senator’s mind in attendance!

  • Alicia

    Trillanes failed again and again and again. Pinanganak na talunan

    • Philipp Santos

      hindi siya ang talo Nene ang talo ay ang taong bayan,kawawa ang maraming Juan de la Cruz kung kagaya mo ang maraming Filipino. Sabagay walang senador na magiging mabuti kung walang matalinong botante.

  • WeAry_Bat

    Natural law…For change to happen, attacking force has to be greater than status quo momentum.  Trillanes has nothing to offer.

  • Maria Napolis

    they will surely reject his bid to quit sayang kasi ang mga future whooping bonuses nila!samantala maraming mga rank and file employees sa ibang agency ang halos di na mabigyan ng benefits!hail to our senators!pweh!

  • Maria Napolis

    define TRAPO …. JPE!

  • Alexandria

    daming itinatago ng iba nating mga senador.. nadadala sa suhol ng isang senate president na bully! anu ba namang klase yan!

  • Jezzrel

    Puro mga dada at reklamador mga tao rine, mangampanya kayo, magbahay bahay para ipangampanyang huwag iboto ang mga politikong TRAPOng nay bahid nang corruption… Mga TRAPO, me pera para bilhin mga BOBOTANTE at nag pla place to place sila….pero meron din naman sigurong TRAPO na din na kailangan pang mamudmod ng pera para manalo sa halalan.. sa tanang buhay ko, wala pang nag alok sa akin ng pera kapalit ng boto ko…..

  • Alexandria

    define JPE: BULLY!

  • virgoyap

    This is part of his political game. Remember that Enrile is a political genius. He is a very cleaver and seasoned politician. See? He remains in his post.

  • eagleclaw101

    Natural lang na malakas ang loob nitong magbitiw diumano…sa
    harap ng mga nabiyayaan niya ng Christmas Bonus.  Eh, para silang nagtampo sa bigas!  Lumang estilo na ‘yan Sen Enrile!  Halata namang… personal interest talaga ang
    pakay mo. Itingin mo sa Compostela Valley ang mga mata mo…makita mo sana kung
    gaano sila nagdadahop na mas higit nilang kailangan ang mga milyones mula sa senate
    savings kaysa doon sa ipinamudmod mo sa bundat na mga tiyan ng nasa senado.                

  • Jezzrel

    @ MARIA NAPOLIS : Naku mahirap pinapagawa mo, madaming definition ang TRAPO, pano kung idefine niya as in GOOD TRAPO and not the BAD TRAPO? he he he.. no such thing… pero malay mo.. me PROTA ba dito sa atin? LOL….

    • Maria Napolis

      oh cge na nga if u dont like trapo define JPE- BULLY ika nga ni Alexandria lol!tumatanda kasing paurong yan si JPE!malapit na nga matapos oras na he hasnt done any good for the country!

      • Lhen

         ikaw? have you done any good for the country?

  • Faisal salman

    Resulta ng christmas gift ni Tatang JPE sa mga kapwa ganid at gahamang senador…

  • Roberto Duran

    Kasi majority nga nakatanggap sa gift sa kanya diba? The result speaks for itself…these people are nothing but pieces of craps, alright!

  • Jezzrel

    people = reader of INQ7… LOL….

  • ricky

    house of thieves indedd. they protect and kiss each other’s A-:) the senate is a huge TRIAD where triad bosses PROTECT each other to remain profitable and in CONTROL. Enrile and his cohorts are braggart and thieves who’ll do ANYTHING to remain there. Filipinos are cowards who stay silent and let these bullies treat them like dogs..Philippines will remain weak and poor until these so-called “leaders” are dead and buried.

  • Jezzrel

    WTF.. replying to someone’s comments, it was posted as a new one…………….GRRRRRRRRRRRRRRR…

  • Maria Napolis

    some govt employees singing IBIGAY MO NA ANG AMING XMAS BONUS samantala ang mga senator ANG LAKI NG AMING BONUS!kaya pls JPE dont quit…….pano na lang kami…..!

  • Jezzrel


  • Ernesto Mendoza

    bakit ba natin hinahayaang abusuhin tayo ng mga taong ito?
    ganito ba ang kapalaran na naghihintay sa mga anak natin,at magiging anak pa ng mga anak natin na laging nagpapa-abuso?
    kailan pa tayo maninindigan para itama ang mali?

  • zaroy

    hay naku kakahiya talaga o! sana pinamahagi na lang ung pera dun sa mga nasalanta sa bagyong pablo wh di hero pa sana jpe, di baleng magbalik kami ng pera na na dis alow basta nagamit nila ung pera sa kapaki-pakinabang na gastusin. biro pinamahagi sa kapwa senator oara di lang sya maalis sa pwesto sobrang yaman na sa pangungurakot mahiya naman po kayo sa aming mga kawani na sumasahod lang P 750.00/week…………


    Kung hindi nag offer ng resignation ano ang tag-line kay enrile? Kapit-tuko!
    Ngayon na nag-offer ng resignation si JPE ang tag naman sa kanya ay “Style” daw.

    Anu ba talaga ang gusto ng mga bumabanat kay Enrile? 
    papanong sagwan ba ang dapat gawin?
    Sa totoo lang ang labo ng gustong mangyari ng mga bumabatikos.
    Sabi nila wala ng bilang si Enrile; tapos ngayon sila pala ang iilan lang.
    Wag nyong sabihin na iyan lang ang gagawin nyo hanggang matapos
    ang termino nyo sa senado… yang pagpplano kung paano maaalis si Enrile.

    Eh mas matindi pa ang ginagawa nyong kurapsyon kesa sa ginawa ni Enrile
    na Christmas gift eh. You have been campaigning for the Senate President’s
    ouster since last year… there are at least 12 sessions left; So are you telling 
    the Filipino People that you intend to pursue Enrile’s ouster until it succeed
    even if it consumes all the session days?

    Eh kayo pala ang Buwaya sa kaban ng bayan!!!  

    • Philipp Santos

      hunghang alam mo bang pinagsasabi mo,gago

  • Yobhtron

    Huwag nating iboto ang mga Senatongs na yan. 

  • mangtom

    Like Enrile, I am a Cagayano. It is probably correct to say that majority of us Cagayanos are hardworking people and earn our living through the old fashion way- work hard for it. This Enrile is a disgrace to our province. He is the bad egg-rotten and stinking. A life-long thief.

    • D_BystandeR

      Do you think a hard-hitting comment like this can really affect and jar the thinking and sincerity of JPE who has subtly put all the 18 “honorable gentlemen” under his grip by slamming their throats with people’s money in the amount of P1.6 million each as his bribe to get their “full and blind” support for his extended term as Senate President of that “august chamber?” This man at 88 has already seen battles far more “challenging and awesome” than this but he emerged victorious because this man is a “smooth talker” and he got the “strength and confidence” of an old warrior. With this development I am  constrained to believe and admire the fact that he is “wily and smarter” than a fox.

      • Philipp Santos

        but if everybody is willing to compromise for the good of the  country ,we can oust  

  • Mark

    The issue is not the legality of MOOE but the manner in which it was distributed.  In essence the good senate president used the funds at his discretion who gets the larger take from the people’s money. 

    It has legal basis but the question is — is it moral?

    When you remove a Chief Justice from office on the grounds of dishonesty.  Is there a double standard that you also want your Senate President to behave fairly?

    The people is asking.  What say you JPE?

    • Jane Tan

      Uh no. The manner of distribution is an issue between the senators because, who doesn’t want more money?

      We cannot question the legality because our law clearly states that it is legal. Whether it was ethical is what we question. Actually, we know that it isn’t ethical that we, the people, are paying taxes for the betterment of the nation, and it just goes into vacant position and accumulates until JPE gives it away to people who are well-off.

  • PH2011

    Clearly, this Senate Chamber has no more
    performance and substance.

    Power, greed, hypocrisy, brotherhood, fat bonuses,
    10-20% Pork barrel cut, political accommodations, business lobbyist/ syndicate
    protectors, plagiarism,.. etc (name it)  all
    chambered together.

    How can this chamber function well, if
    the senators privilege speech and discussion focused on personal attack with
    each other, and not for the betterment of the Filipino people?

    JPE should resign irrevocably as
    Senate head. No if, no buts. Don’t pass the buck to his fellow senators. This
    kind of Pontious Pilate leadership is a flaw.

    The best way, after 46 years in the
    government is to give chance to younger generations, that – if he’s really for
    the betterment of the Filipino people, and not for himself.

    Else better, annihilate this Chamber.

    We can save billion of pesos, and Philippine
    can still move on, even with one house.

    • Ganymede

      “The best way, after 46 years in the government is to give chance to younger generations, that – if he’s really for
      the betterment of the Filipino people, and not for himself.”

      Enrile will give chance to younger genarations, like Jackie Enrile.

  • PinoyDude

    Until the people learn not to vote for these criminals, we’ll have the same people in the so-called “august halls of congress” looking after their self-interests.

    I wish they would all just run away and jump off the cliff.

  • lancemateo

    ang dumi talaga ng laro ng pulitika, well kitang kita mo tlaga king sino ang totoo at hindi..

  • paul

    anak ng pucha….bong revilla….ayun…tanga ng pilipino talaga…

  • LucasPacascas

    “It was described as a brilliant stroke by a wily politician to redeem himself in the face of what he called a campaign by his enemies and critics to portray him as a “liar” and “traitor” and cast the Senate “under a dark cloud of suspicion as a house of thieves.”
    Ganyan KAGULANG si Enrile. At ganyan naman ka-AMATEUR yung apat na Kamoteng Senator na nagsusulong na patalsikin si SP Enrile. Sabi nga ng mga tambay sa kanto: “Marami pa kayong kakaining kanin.”

    Noong si Villar ang Senate President, tahimik sina Allan Peter, Pia at Trillanes kasi pati din si Miriam kasi juicy ang Chairmanship nila sa mga Committee, ang lalaki ng cash incentives. 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, nagsipagtanggap sila ng MOEE. Walang umaangal kasi paldo paldo silang lahat. Ngayung medyo maliit ang napunta sa kanila, nag-iiyakan na. Ipa-o-audit daw kesyo may anomalya. Tangna, ngayong mag-e-election, sumisigaw itong mga Senators na nasa minority block na may anomalya samantalang noong malayo pa ang election, ayos lang ang lahat. 

    Pare-pareho lang kayo. Mga mukhang pera. Paminsan minsan e magpakatoo naman sana kayo.

  • mangtom

    enrile-lutong macaw ito and you know it because you are the brain behind it. You are like your bosses at the CBCP- you think Juan and Juana dela Cruz through your shallow gimmick and you just take them for a ride.

  • Freddie Mariano

    … I am tired of plots. And I don’t advertise plots… That’s only the work of braggarts,” Enrile added.

    I know, I know.  From your days as Marcos’ henchman to your coup-plotting days during Cory’s time.

    • Jane Tan

      Wise words coming from the master-plotter himself lol.

  • regd

    I don’t care what you people think but JPE is an excellent example of a HUBRIS.

  • WoBushi

    I can’t understand how a young farthing like Trillanes can be skimmed so badly in public by an old warrior like Enrile.  Is Trillanes really worth his salt? I don’t have the slightest suspicion that Trillanes could be a dupery. hehehe I won’t be surprised however if I err in my lack of suspicion for this callow man. hehehe

    • Marx Louis Wang

      Forget Trillanes, just assess the whole picture.

      • WoBushi

        Unfortunately Thrilla Ness cannot be ignored as he likes to be inside the picture. No one can stop Thrilla now from his delusional love for this country. Let Thrilla find his way out for his political life if he’s really worth his keep. Big and great men can find their way out.  

  • Marx Louis Wang

    Masterstroke para bagang “checkmate” kung sa chess? Korek mi ip aym rong!!!

  • joel genese

    Sa bilang nila noong botohan ay alam ni Johnny na mananalo siya at nanalo nga siya. At naipamukha niya na gusto siya ng mga kapwa niya senador at magmukhang gusto din siya ng taumbayan. Seguro ang next move ni Johhny, ilang araw bago ang election ay kusa na siyang magbitiw para makakuha ng simpatiya mula sa taumbayan para sa anak niyang si Jackie.

    • Ganymede

      Mukhang kabisado mo ang mous operandi ni Manong Johnny hehehe

  • june

     this senate is really an “old boy’s club” where supposed allies “see no evil, speak no evil, and hear no evil” .  i am no fan of miriam nor trillanes, but the issue here goes beyond personality as it involves people’s money which purportedly came from the saving of the senate, deceitfully disbursed as “mooe” but described by the bribe-giver (jpe) as “lambing”.  indeed, it is the height of irony that the sitting senate president is the jailer of the father (ninoy) of the sitting president and the the honorable members of the senate who should know better (read: drilon, legarda, guingona, et al) are at the forefront of sanitazing the stench of enrile.  Shame on you all

  • Bjdc

    Drama lang ni enrile yan! He is saying one thing but does the opposite. Lagi niyang sinasabi na di siya kapit-tuko sa pwesto pero eto at nagpamudmod ng pera sa mga tsenador. Bulok na ang style mo engrile!

  • Rene

    these coming days si enrile na naman ang magugulat, tama siya hindi iaadvertise ang plott kung meron man, nagpre-empt ang lolo at nilagay on th spot sa alanganin ang mga senador.Ano ba ang motion ni enrile? di ba to declare the senate presidency vaant? At kunyari nagboto pa siya ng pabor na kaya naman nyang magisa na gawin by resigning. Hindi siya nagtanong kung gusto pa siyang SP, nagmotion siya to declare the SP vcant malaking pagkaiba yun para akin. Maghintay siya sa ilang araw na to at siys ang magugulat…

    • Ganymede

      Tama! If he don’t want the position, just irrevocably resign like what Recto did as Senate Ways and Means Committee chairman.. pipili naman ang Senate ng bagong president ano man mangyari..

  • Arvy

    mga banat nitong si manong johnny talaga o, old skul na old skul! anu yan, paawa at pailalim na kahambugan? salamat sa stem cell technology hahahaha malapit ka na manung! paano ka kaya maaalala ng mga pinoy?

  • gudwil2all

    ayos sa patilya si bong
    parang boy mondragon

  • marionics

    tanginamoka buhaykapa hayupka

  • blunderact

    Old Boys Club indeed.
    I am still wondering why people still vote for this bully Enrile. His records show he is a methodical bully with a criminal mind. He tried to grab power several times during the Cory Aquino administration. A disgrace to our country. He will be known by the pages of history as the politician who guided our country into chaos and military adventurism.
    He tried to aquit Justice Corona but the veidence was overwhelming that he eat his own words. The grandfather of all turncoat. His principles are rooted for his self interest.

  • RyanE

    Sen. Pres. Enrile’s control of the purse indeed did the trick.

    Btw, I could be sympathetic to Sen. Trillanes but his role regarding the Panatag shoal fiasco has diminished my respects for him. I might not recommend him to my family and friends this coming election. Sayang!

  • porksilog

    wee..ayan na manong! awanon na! nag “go viral” ka na naman dito sa INQ7, manong! weehehehe..

  • Lahi

    Sino ba naman ang hindi tatangkilik kay Johnny ay binili na niya ang mga magnanakaw na mga Senatong. Pare-pareho lang naman ang lahat na mga magnanakaw na mga yan!

  • Lahi

    Nakakahiya kayo, hindi nyo lang alam sa labas ng bansa ay walang galang ang mga Pilipino sa inyo, mga Senatong at mga Tongressmen. Salot kayo sa Pilipinas!

  • Rene

    nakakabingi ang katahimikan ng palacio sa papakitang arrogance nina binay at enrile, si binay inulit yung pagsabi na huwag umalis sa pwesto yung suspendidong overnor, ngayon si enrile naghahamon kung kaya siyang palitan, is it a case of “a calm before a storm”? hintayin ang sunod na kabanata…

  • blunderact

    Enrile’s move was sly cunning machinations to maintain his grip in the Senate. His Old Boys Club members, with tail behind their hind, were bullied else their dirt will come flying on the senate floor.
    Had this been a Japanes senate, enrile will commit suicide. But a thick faced senator like him can’t be sensitive to public opinion. He is old yet a hypocrite

  • Juliet

    wag naman po kayo pasimuno sa gulo. bilang SP dapat kayo ang taga ayos ng gusot.

  • tarahbelle

    transparency please!!!

  • Lara Co

    Why the need to put it to vote? Why not unilateral resignation from the post? why, oh why? :(

    • Kilabot ng mga Balahibo

      because when you accept a post (especially in government) you cannot just withdraw, unless it is not healthy for you to do so.  In fact, some elected office (local government), once elected, you must serve it or face incarceration.

      para naman ginulo mo lang ang gobyerno kung bobotohin ka, tapos aalis ka lang ng walang good reason, dba.

  • Agata Baltazar

    A few only has the guts to stand up against enrile. Mga natapalan na ng pera!

  • june

    just to refresh the minds of all those senators supporting enrile, remember that he was the administrator of martial law justified by his faked ambush at wack wack, he bullied ninoy (along with ronnie nathanielz) during the 1978 interview for the batasan election, backer / financier of all the coup attempts against the administration of cory aquino, moved for the non-opening of the second envelope (together with tatad) in the erap’s impeachment which doomed the erap presidency, instigated the attack on malacanang during the so-called edsa III(together with miriam that resulted in the death of a number of unwashed erap supporters, and of late , his vindictive style of leadership as senate president where disbursement of funds is based on the mindset of “either you are with me, or your are against me.  ‘atta evil mind   

    • Kilabot ng mga Balahibo

      “moved for the non-opening of the second envelope”

      because it was unlawful.

      sometimes you must let the justice succeed by following the law. lahat ng tao, including the accused AND THE PROSECUTION must follow the law.

      sometimes what the mob wants, they consider lawful, when in fact, it is not.

      • june

        the impeachment trial being a “sui generis” does not strictly adhere to the rule of criminal procedure, thus I may agree with you that the non-opening of the 2nd envelope is a borderline case, but looking at it from hindsight would prove that the same did not contained incriminatory evidence against erap.  the move of enrile, et al was more of a partisan / political than anything else.  anyway your point is well taken and i respect you for that 

      • Kilabot ng mga Balahibo

        “i respect you for that”

        and I, you.

        “the move of enrile, et al was more of a partisan / political than anything else.”

        Come to think of it, I was one of those na nag ngi ngit ngit when they voted not to open it. Haha, funny when one grows up and matures, only then one appreciates things such as these.

      • june

        same here as i was also boiling mad at the so-called craven eleven at that time.  indeed i was rooting for the removal of erap only to realize that we actually jumped from the frying fan to the fire as gma proved to be an evil incarnate

  • Rod Laver

    Referring again to Trillanes, Enrile said one senator “is so desperate that he has repeatedly and shamelessly invoked and sought Malacañang’s involvement and intervention just to get enough support to oust me.”
    Enrile said he has had enough of coup rumors in the Senate.
    “I am way too old to be threatened by anyone, least of all by cowards and hypocrites,” he huffed.
    “Replacing me does not have to take so much effort, planning or plotting. I am tired of plots. And I don’t advertise plots… That’s only the work of braggarts,” Enrile added.
    Sonny Boy, take it from Lolo Johnny, hindi inaanunsiyo ang coup. Ang ingay mo naman kasi. Meron bang magco-coup na nagpapa-interview? Sonabagan, trabaho lang yang ng walang isip!
    Wala ka boy, NOVATO ka pa talaga. Better luck next time. Sa 16th Congress ka na lang bumaw, yun naman e kung mananalo ka pa. Wala na si Enrile, ang taong responsible sa paglaya mo sa hoyo. Nakalimutan mo na ba yun? 

    • Kilabot ng mga Balahibo

      “Meron bang magco-coup na nagpapa-interview?”


  • southernsons

    ROBINHOOD ng mga senatongs. Kawawa naman ang inang bayan ko.

  • santosboi

    mas ok pa ata kung wala na lang mga senador. wala naman silbi eh.

  • manong_edwin

    Let us not be so hard on Manong Johnny, di ba his campaign promise was :”GUSTO KO, HAPPY KA!”. He made a lot of Filipinos happy with the outcome of the Impeachment Trial of CJ Corona.  Now, it is time to make the Senators – except 4 – happy. Wonder who he will make happy next.  Further, i wonder sino naman kaya ang pakakainin ng kanyang anak, with his son’s own version na ‘GUSTO KO, MAY PAGKAIN KA!”?

    • Shieradel

      He’ll make himself happy muna before iba di ba. Nature yan ng mga kagaya nyang trapo peeps.

    • Adel Caringal Reyes

      11 senators vote for ENRILE shows that AYAW ng pagbabago sa SENADO and OBVIOUSLY yung mga bumoto sila yung nakatanggap ng GRASYA ng SENADO na galing sa PERA ng BAYAN.

      sabi ng COA di bawal SENATE at HOUSE ang OVER BONUS pero sa mga empleyado ng GOBYERNO bawal.

      KALAKARAN na YAN noon pa…TAHIMIK ang PALASYO…PNOY nasaan ang MATUWID na DAAN… pag GRASYA na TAHIMIK ka!!!!!!

  • Shieradel

    Ngayon, obviously, hinaharvest na n JPE aka senate president ang lahat ng criticisms about all his actions.puro vested interests kasi. thats what most people call as karma. What goes around comes around. Feel the wrath of the Filipino people. Take that senator enrile.

    • Kilabot ng mga Balahibo

      I would take it that Karma would be the other way around.

      You see, if JPE stops at this moment and leaves the senate, he would have left with lots of money, property and allies (those who do not agree with you).

      If karma dealt with him as you imagine based on his infractions, then he should be destitute, downtrodden, homeless and friendless.

      • Jane Tan

        In short, karma is just another idea to help people cope with a$$holes :)

  • Philcruz

    Thank you to Mr. Enrile for starting it all. His arrogance and his petty vindictiveness have ignited these series of explosions and further opened the eyes of the public to his despicable ways.

    He has unfortunately caused the further destruction of the Senate as a house of weird and greedy characters. He and his ilk are an embarrassment to this nation.

    He should have resigned instead of pretending to want to vacate the position. What a cheap stunt. Like we were idiots who could not understand his manipulative ways.  

  • Andres_Bagumbayan

    Walang “bayag” ang pangulo ng Pilipinas para patalsikin ang kurap na matandang Enrile o dili kaya Sa kasalukuyan kaya ayaw patalsikin ng Malakanyang ang matandang kurap ay dahil pinakikinabangan pa nila ito…at sunod-sunuran ang matandang kurap sa utos at kumpas ng palasyo…

    Walang matino sa mga pinuno natin nuon at magpahanggang ngayon!!! Ultimong ang pinalalabas ng media na matinong tao o pangulo na si BS aquino ay nuknukan ng kurap!!!

    Hannga’t hindi nagbabago ang ating mga kababayan sa pagpili ng ating mga pinuno ay walang mangyayaring mabuti sa bansang Pilipinas!!!

    Masyado kasing nagpapadala sa emosyon at media ang ating mga botante!! tulad ni BS aquino na produkto ng makapangyarihang “MEDIA”….

  • Ernesto Mendoza

    Kahit kelan ay hindi nag-isip ng para sa taong bayan itong si Enrile.  Lahat ng ginawa niya is for his own glory and for his own benefit. 

    Wala akong maisip na ginawa niyang mabuti para sa taong bayan.  Kung meron man siyang ginawa ay laging balat kayo dahil in the end ay para lang sa kapakinabangan niya at ng pamilya niya. 

    Ginagawa tayong palabigasan ng mamang ito.

    Hanggang kailan natin hahayaang abusuhin tayo ni Enrile?  Ito rin ba ang naghihintay na kapalaran ng mga anak at apo natin?


    • Andres_Bagumbayan

      Hindi lamang si manong Johnny ang dapat ibasura sa eleksyon…Maging ang pamilyang Aquino-Cojuangco ay dapat ibasura na din sa dahilan isang siglo na silang namumuno ngunit hikahos pa din ang kanilang nasasakupan!!! puro pansariling interes at negosyo nila ang kanilang prinoprotektahan!!!!

      • Musta Na Mo

         tama pakinggan sana nila ang mga taga Tarlac na kinawawa nila sa Hacienda Luisita…pangsariling kapakanan lang ng mga Aquino-Cojuangco ang sinusulong nila dalawa sa Angkang Aquino-Cojuangco ang nagtangkang papasok sa malagim na senado makisawsaw sa kurapsyon ng institusyon na ito…

    • Kilabot ng mga Balahibo

      “Lahat ng ginawa niya is for his own glory and for his own benefit.”

      He was great how he presided during the Corona Impeachment. I wouldn’t think it was self serving in any way. would you?

      well that’s one argument against generalizations. perhaps maybe an objective approach would have been more suited, dont you think?

  • clark

    veterans in politics kya di matinag unlike trillanes marami pa siyang dapat patunayan so pahiya siya akala ko may suporta siya para maalis si manong jhonny,,,

  • okidoki

    This CROOK should have been gone with MARCOS long time ago. But like always he tries to play the stupidity  of most filipinos (SENATONGS included) by PRETENDING to resign but hoping his CRONIES (which again, he was successful) will make him stay. 
    Let this old dog go. He’s done looted and leeched the filipino coffers for quite a long time!!!!! Make room for these young and honest SENATORS(The few that didn’t vote for this old dog to stay).

  • RobertoMagtuytoy

    after the GIFT? sino ang kokontra? 

  • okidoki

    another misguided filipino.

  • Herman

    Long way to go Philippines. Corruption is rampant from senate to kagawad. Enrille needs to go. 

  • manual47

    Why am I not surprise for Enrile’s resignation and how it ends up.  To some people, they call this a “brilliant stroke” or “masterstroke”.  But to most people who knew Enrile and to this show he had put in the senate, it was more of predictable end.  Nothing brilliant or surprising about it, of course.  Enrile being a master manipulator, will do anything to hold on to power.  He’s got more to lose by resigning than if he stay.  First… election this year and his son is one of the candidates.  Enrile would not abandon his son knowing it’s a long shot that he would ever elected.  So, Enrile is making sure that he is there to help his son whatever he can.  Secondly, losing face is one thing Enrile would not do, no matter what.  Specially when there are some enemies out there calling for his head.  Thirdly, he’s one of those politicians who would rather stick around than quit.  Why do you think Enrile still around until now.  He had put this resignation, but that was just a show which he was good at in doing.  An elaborate show in a political arena.  You’ve seen and heard of what he did on that $30 millions of taxpayer’s money.  That was part of this elaborate show.   And of course, these senators went to the extend of being part of Enrile’s show.  Enrile can call people hypocrites, cowards, hiding their tail behind their legs, etc….etc….etc……  And at the end of the day, Enrile should know by now that he is no longer relevant.   His usefulness is only good for these senators, but not to the filipinos.  Because of the money he’s giving away, which is not even his money.  To the filipinos, he’s is a bad dream that’s keep coming back and would rather just fade away for good.   There’s nothing more for Enrile can prove to the filipinos of his existence in the Philippines politics.  He has done more than enough for the people to remember him as a politician who fought all adversities, good or bad and still standing after all those years.   Don’t make it worse than what it is now.  Enrile should keep some dignity for himself while he can.  Otherwise, he will leave a legacy that has more questions than answers……….

    • tiriring

      Pakunwari lang yon. Pinalabas na gusto pa rin siya.
      Aba, nakaphoto pa ang botohan.
      Lumang tugtugin na yan…..

    • Ernesto Mendoza

      brilliant.  you should be a professional writer, or are you?

      i am so glad there are filipinos who can see through all the craftiness of politicians like enrile.  similar characters in craftiness are the marcoses–imee, especially. 

      we can just hope the God almighty will intervene for us since we are powerless to remove these people in office. 

      i do not imagine that the day will come when these politicians will admit their mistakes and humble themselves to the filipinos for their mistakes and abuses in power. 

      i wish that a new breed of filipino politicians who have the best interest of the filipinos at heart will come to power. 

      enrile have not proven anything to us.  even his gift of intelligence was executed only for his own glory and never for the the good of the filipinos.  for that we do not owe enrile anything.


      • manual47

        Just a concern filipino whose only hope is that the country (the Philippines) can be save from these so called “servant of the people” or they go by another name…….”crocodiles”.  They have taken too much advantage of the leniency and generousity of the filipinos.   It’ about time filipinos do something about it…….

  • Ernesto Mendoza

    The senators voted for Enrile to stay kasi madadamay rin sila.  Kung iyong nagbigay (Enrile) ay nag resign eh di iyong tumanggap (senatongs) ay dapat ding mag-resign.
    Otherwise fire out silang pare-pareho if they will accept Enrile’s resignation.

    • son

      boss ibig mong sabihin senatongs sila lahat kasi nung mga nakaraang taon tumanggap sila lahat ng Xmas bonus.. ewan Ko BA Kung bakit ngayon Lang nagreklamo yung iba at hindi tumanggap ng bonus.. hmm mukhang may plot nga ha hehe… isip isip

  • tiriring

    Crooks show support to their leader… Walanghiya talaga.. Kupal..

  • Carum Al Dumal

    Those who reject the bid for Senator Enrile to step down – say OINK!

  • Art

    drama lang ni manong ito. bakit kailangang ideclare ng senate na bakante ang posisyon nya? di dapat nagresign na lang sya agad. parang ganito rin yung ginawa ni nene pimentel dati, sabi nya something like “i resign effective upon the election of my successor.”e pano magkakaroon ng successor kung hindi naman bakante ang posisyon? huwag tayong magpabola sa mga politikong ito.may konting takot pa rin si Enrile. Kung nagresign siya, puedeng magnominate ng iba from the majority block. hindi na nya masasabing trinaydor sya pag ganon. e sa ginawa nya na drama, magiging kontrabida ang mga taga-majority block kung boboto silang ideclare na vacant ang senate presidency.

    • Kilabot ng mga Balahibo

      “drama lang ni manong ito. bakit kailangang ideclare ng senate na bakante ang posisyon nya?”

      To give Sen. Trillanes a chance to change the leadership, which is what he was planning, diba, a senate coup.

      “di dapat nagresign na lang sya agad.”

      and prove what exactly?

      that Trillanes was right?

      That the other senators have lost faith in his ability to lead the senate?

      “Kung nagresign siya, puedeng magnominate ng iba from the majority block.”

      They were voting to see if the Senate would accept the resignation. Which is different from voting who will the next Senate president will be. This only happens when the seat is vacant.

      Those are two different things. one is making it vacant, and the other filling the vacant position.

      • Art

        “drama lang ni
        manong ito. bakit kailangang ideclare ng senate na bakante ang posisyon

        give Sen. Trillanes a chance to change the leadership, which is what he was
        planning, diba, a senate coup.

        * Rhetorical question
        ang sinulat ko, related to the sentence that came after it.

        dapat nagresign na lang sya agad.”

        prove what exactly?

        * to prove na handa
        talaga syang mawalan ng puwesto kung yun ang kailangan. Kung nagresign sya at
        talagang suportado pa rin sya ng majority, sya pa rin ang inonominate nila at
        mananalo pa rin sya.

        Trillanes was right?

        *that Trillanes was dead

        the other senators have lost faith in his ability to lead the senate?

        *that most of the
        senators still have confidence in his ability to lead the senate

        nagresign siya, puedeng magnominate ng iba from the majority block.”

        They were voting to see
        if the Senate would accept the resignation. Which is different from voting who
        will the next Senate president will be. This only happens when the seat is

        are two different things. one is making it vacant, and the other filling the
        vacant position.

        *pakibasa ulit yung sentence na sinulat ko. Maling-mali ang reaction mo
        dahil hindi mo naintindihan ang sinabi ko. Ang ginawa ni Manong was nagfile ng
        motion to declare the senate presidency vacant. hindi tinanggap ng karamihan ng
        senators ang motion. Ang sinabi ko ay, “Kung nagresign sya” which means, kung
        hindi sya nagfile lang ng motion at direktang nagresign na lang. malinaw ang
        pagkakaintindi ko sa balita. Malinaw din ang sinabi ko sa comment ko. Hindi mo
        naintindihan ang sinabi ko.

      • Kilabot ng mga Balahibo

        Same difference.

        (nahirapan akong basahin iyon ah)

        and resigning a position, then running for the same position is what they call ‘moro-moro.’

      • Art

        so alin sa tingin mo ang mas maganda sanang plot para sa moro-moro, yung ginawa ni Manong o yung sana ay nagresign sya? hindi ba mas malaki ang risk para sa kanya kapag nagresign sya? 

      • Kilabot ng mga Balahibo

        “hindi ba mas malaki ang risk para sa kanya kapag nagresign sya? ”


      • marionics

        may insider info ako (naks) na tsutsugiin na daw talaga ng majority block si tanda but that they were looking for an opportune time to do so with the greatest political advantageous effect. i guess this wasn’t it he he

      • Kilabot ng mga Balahibo

        hmmmm. lapit na election, the only powers the SPrez has that threatens others is his ability to give out funds. These funds could be used (diverted) to fund reelection campaign, so if they are planning on something, they should do it now, lest the coffers be already empty.

        what’s your bet? next month? next 2 months, or anong month?


      • marionics

        ewan. who knows? who knows if the info given to me is even true? or maybe the plan has changed. or maybe they were all once again outwitted by this fúcking son of a bítch.

        but for sure tama ka na related sa eleksyon lahat yan

      • Kilabot ng mga Balahibo


      • Art

        “son of a b!tch” who wants his son to join him in the senate. kasi gusto niya happy ang anak nya

      • marionics

        ganun na nga mismo. kasi pag nawala na sila sa senado e begining of the end na sa kapangyarihan nila yan

    • WoBushi

      JPE offered to give up his seat as senate president. Majority of his colleagues rejected his offer. As the other senators however, JPE is an elected senator by the people, and was confirmed as such without any controversy. What the people gave, only the people can take away. To withdraw JPE’s election must come from the people unless there’s a popular uprising to boot him out as senator. As a senate president, that’s the business of the senate. The senators voted, and they voted to reject his offer to give up his leadership. JPE is not walking away from his mandate as a senator. Many people here may hate him, but the same is true with the others. Why pick on JPE alone unless you’re a mobster and an anarchist?! What this country has as government is a representation government, not a direct representation of the people. That’s why elections are held. Good reason dictates that there’s no sense tipping off the soup bowl.

      • Art

        excuse me, but whoever said anything about booting out jpe from the senate? read my comment in its proper context, and you will realize that you overreacted to something you did not quite fully understand

      • WoBushi

        And I didn’t say it either although you think I said it. Hehehe Read my statement very carefully, and so what’s the problem? Hehehe Since you must be a very educated Filipino, why don’t you just blow your top for nothing which you are known for picking useless fights anyway. Hehehe   

  • mapicchu

    pag kol palang ng vote…enrile should have shot it down, and declared, sincere sya and decided on declaring his seat vacant.-that its an irrevocable decision..ang mga tupid senators, vote pa rin even if they knew enrile was bluffing with his statements…what do we call them????

    • manual47


    • bogger007

      Mga ASO, kung asan ang buto don sila

      • Art

        hindi pangkaraniwang buto… malaki at marami pang laman na bulalo


    Clean the senate out !! drop a bomb in a senate meeting and start from ground zero !!

  • concernedofw02

    JPE..!!… di na talaga mawawala sa dugo mo ang pagka-manloloko…traitor, liar, etc. etc. is really in your blood….YES..!!!. totoo at tama ka, na sa pag-asenso ng isang tao, meron talagang matatapakan, matatamaan…. but at this very age of yours, you could have pulled it back to be more polite, credible and gracefull exit…sana man lang inayos mo na ang sarili mo at espirito mo, dahil matanda ka na…di ka na nahihiya sa pigagagawa mo… reverse psychology ang ginagawa… alam na alam mo na kulang pa sa boto ang mga critics sayo, pero inunahan mo na sila… yes, magaling ka, pero that is not destined good para maniniwala ang mga tao sayo… kung totoo man ang mga sinsabi mo, na kahit sino ay pwedeng pumalit sayo…at halata naman talaga na meron ng grudges putting you a the senate president, di sana nag resign ka na lang… ang let the chamber elect its own new President.. if you purpose is really hollistic and serious, then you could have convened the senate and asked for a proper procedure how to elect a new Senate President because you are resigning… hindi yong basta ka na lang mag-resign then all of a sudden ang ma-re-reject kaagad ay ang mga ka-alyado mo… gusto mo lang ipapakita sa publiko na, nadyan pa rin sayo ang trust ng senate… yes, !!,,, magaling ka nga, pero si ginawa mo, mas lalong nawawala ang tiwala namin sayo… mga kababayan talasan natin ang ating mga pag-iisip, niloloko lang tayo ni JPE… kunwari aayaw, pero alam naman nya ang resulta… kung totoo ka JPE mag-resign kana ng diritso at hayaan mo na ang chamber to select ang elect a new Senate President… matanda ka na JPE, pero manloloko ka pa rin..!… 

  • efren

    everybody has been outsmarted by manong johnny again.since marcos regime until now, he remains untouchable. saaaaaaddddddd. however my hats off to trillanes, cayetanos, pimentel and santiago for their guts……….ibalik na lang lahat  ang pera na binigay sa mga senators at ibigay na lang sa mga nasalanta ng baguio!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    • koolkid_inthehouse

      you’re talking to a hoard of crocodiles.
      goodluck and careful with your limbs.

    • marithefrancois

       tama ka dyan any walang konsensiya ang majority of the senators

  • bogger007

    Sa Senado milyon ang natatanggap, pero sa empleyado ng gobyerno 5 libo lng. 

    • koolkid_inthehouse

      can you tell that close to the crocodile’s jaws?

    • WoBushi

      both don’t deserve anything. hehehe the government is better off closed. hehehe nothing effective is happening anyways. hehehe

  • koolkid_inthehouse

    As usual, it’s a staged or fake motion to vacate the seat of senate president and voting.  
    I hate to say Sen. Enrile but your style is old as you and I’m not buying it as voter.  The same style how you declared martial law.

    Enrile’s deception deception and more deceptions is coming.

  • tiriring

    Enrile is good for SHOW ONLY..
    But no more credibility…

  • june

    dante jimenes of vacc, please don’t try to squeeze this issue for publicity / gimmickry sake.  you don’t have the moral authority to even talk about corruption since you were obviously corrupted during the time of gma where we never heard you denounced any of the anomalies committed during her unlamented reign.  your acts reeks of hyprocrisy and unadulterated opportunism

    • Ernesto Mendoza

      well, at least, dante jimenes is doing something to put a stop on enrile’s unethical behavior.  do something yourself.  ikaw kaya ang mag-file ng complaint against enrile.

      whatever jimes intentions are, still he should be commended for doing something and not just sitting around on the issue.

      • june

        i respect your opinion re dante jimenez & his vacc group.  but it is a matter of lack of credibility of jimenez that really peeves me as he also succumb to the enticement from gma that made him eerily silent on all the monstrosity of the conjugal plunderer.  need i mention how he brainwashed lauro vizconde into believing that hubert webb is the real culprit in the vizconde massacre

  • doublecross

    corrupt….asan na ang public accountability.

  • Edgardo Mendoza


  • jay_aaa


  • nuxun

    another boring circus! we all need the clowns…to make us smile…these callous clowns indeed make us all grumpy! another waste of people’s money for another show rhetoric! pweh! nakakasuka!


    It is sad to see politicians acting like a scorpions in the basket, pulling one another down and stinging venom. To be honest I prefer a politician who is a good worker than a good speaker.  Some one who can bring a change to the country for the better.  Politician need to realize that they are elected not to become a ‘strongest politician’, but to bring humanity to the table while a making plans and decisions.  For the people as a whole and not just for politics.

  • tony

    Yung mga naka-hands up for Enrile sa PDI photo —- DRILON,  GUINGONA, LEGARDA, etc. — look like CROCODILES craving for more pork from a dungeon keeper who doesn’t know a thing about humility and magnanimity. A MOST DISGUSTING SIGHT!!!

  • jay_aaa

    “masterstroke” ??!!!!!! Hindi ko maintindihan kung pano ito naging “master stroke”.. masyado ba itong brilliant para sa yo? 

  • mad_as_Hamlet

    “Who stole the cookie from the cookie jar?”

    Raise your right hand.

    • WeAry_Bat

       Sir, if I raise my left hand then the cookie jar stole from me.  Ehem.

    • Vincent

      I can’t. my hand is stuck with cookies in the jar! It won’t come out!

  • jay_aaa

    “masterstroke” ??!!!!!! Hindi ko maintindihan kung pano ito naging “master stroke”.. masyado ba itong brilliant para sa yo Prof. Clarita Carlos ? 

  • marithefrancois

     you nailed it on the head: disgusting because it is a hand raised at the expense of taxpayers …our money

  • buttones

    Seems you have to get up very early to get one over on Enrile, he learned his ‘craft’ from the ‘best’-All to do with cash of course, when these Senators hear the ‘rattling of the stick in the swill bucket’ they will come running…they know ‘which side their bread is buttered on’ [ sorry, I’m mixing my metaphors aren’t I…]

  • HeyDeer

    I don’t understand why this guy is still in the Senate… let alone holding the position of Senate President. Ugh.

  • dennis

    I thought the position of Senate President was declared VACANT by Enrile? Eh bakit may pa-reject-reject pa itong mga ito? They can reject resignation but not that the person himself declare it? Paano kung ayaw na sa position as Senate President? He can have hundreds of reason?

  • jay_aaa

    Ang mga ganitong klaseng politicians, pano kaya nila masikmura at humarap sa mga anak at mga apo nila sa ganito katalamak na pagnanakaw nila sa Bayan. “Anak ng Magnanakaw na Senator yan.” “Apo yan nung bwayang Congressman..” .. “lahat ng kinakain nyan galing sa tatay nyang Mayor..” tsk tsk..  ..”daddy galing po ba sa nakaw ang kinakain natin?”

  • disqus_EWrSdjV1nv


  • Leo Paolo Perez

    Who wants more “gift”?

  • totokalel

    master stroke?nilalagay lang tayo sa bulsa niya…hinihimas-himas ang ulo natin…payag naman tayo!naks naman! brilliant nga!

  • Ugly Bunny

    These idiots think they are above all of us.

    Let us show them this coming election that we are tired of their antics, they’ve been there for the longest time yet they do nothing but fatten their paychecks and egos.

    – yes to Anti – Dynasty/Trapos
    – yes to FOI

  • LegalJustice

    I would recommend a Secret Ballot Vote  so JPE won’t be able to figure out who were those Senators voted against him.
    Make it  ANONYMOUS for sure he will be unseated – Big Time !.

  • WoBushi

    This is a busy place. I see many bees; people are buzzeee. hehehe What’s the fuzz fellas? Too many unhappy people here it seems like. Hehehe Shake it off fellas, and don’t join the rabble-rousers. hehehe

  • Garo Ungaro

    You have no choice, but to rise your hands…Your’e fully well taken care of…?
    Its my turn to get that favor…? The vote are all in, in favor for the ayes….   
    Then back to the Senate business…until the end of the year again…for
    your bonuses. and another senate savings? Thank You!….

  • jay_aaa

    Lantaran na na ipinapakita ang kawalanghiyaan ng senado, pinuri pa “Master stroke!”.. nakakainsulto sa atin.. naiinsulto ako.. badtrip.. e mabasa ng mga taga ibang bansa yan, ano sasabihin sa atin? uto uto? .. hndi sana nanggagaling ang mga ganitong comment lalo na sa isang UP professor..pano mo ito nasabing “master stroke?” e parang bata lang na.. “mga tol, magreresign ako kunyari, tpos pigilan nyo ako, tpos galingan lng ntin ung mga sagot natin sa mga interview, ung mukhang matalino lng, tpos english lng..”  ano ba to? it something brilliant?????

  • mfdo

    pathetic .. he shouldn’t bid to resign – he should retire and go and  take a break .. shuld do a secret ballot

  • levis2012

    Eh paanong hindi boboto ang 11 na senators eh binigyan mo pala Sen Enrile ng tig 1.6 Million from MOOE ng Senado…… Nakatanggap pala ng grasya… mula sa kaban ng bayan… eh syempre papabor ang mga yan sa nagbigay ng grasya…. MONEY TALKS.

    Dapat kasi ang Kaban ng Bayan, hawakan lang ng Executive Department ng Gobyerno.. Yang mga Senador at Congressmen ay huwag ng bigyan ng tig P200 Million per Senator at P75Million per Congressman na PORK BARREL….. Ninanakaw lang naman ng karamihan yang mga perang yan!!!!! KASI WALANG PROPER AUDITING AT ACCOUNTABILITY ang mga Senators at Congressmen sa mga tinatanggap nilang PORK BARREL…. EH PERA NG MGA FILIPINO yang nilulustay ninyo mga Senador at Congressmen!!! Kaya nga LEGISLATIVE ang tawag sa Branch ninyo para kayo lang ay tagagawa ng mga BATAS ng Gobyerno natin… EH bakit kailangan pang bigyan kayo NG P200 MILLION per Senator and P75 MILLION per Congressman??????????????????????



    Anyway, maloloko ninyo ang mga tao pero hindi ang Diyos!

  • wakats

    Enrile blamed his “cantankerous critic” and in a brilliant masterstroke, redeemed himself among his senate peers –  but not from the people who are dead tired of him.

    Apo johnny indirectly blamed the PDI that efforts to tag the additional MOOE he released on christmas eve as “cash gifts,” “christmas bonuses” and “bribes” were distorted information and deliberately misleading “phrases”  YET, on January 10, 2013 as reported by the PDI, enrile said GIFT, YES; BRIBE, NO.

    Enrile also reacted to be called ‘LIAR,” among others, YET in his book, he said the Wack-Wack ambush indeed happened, but in a radio interview after Edsa 1, he announced that the ambush was STAGED.

    Johnny reacted to the criticisms that “CAST THE SENATE UNDER THE DARK CLOUD OF SUSPICION AS A HOUSE OF THIEVES” but many netizens below said “HOW TRUE”… 

  • Rogers Nelson Uy

    sa totoo lang, dapat tanggalin ng yang mga senatong at mga tongressmen na yan, wala namang naiidudulot na maganda, puro kasugapaan lang sa pera alam ng mga yan. 

  • Juan Crisostomo

    dapat alisin lahat ng mga traditional politicians… maraming taon na ang lumipas iyan pa rin mga mukhang iyan ang nakikita natin sa pulitika.. nagpapalit-palitan lang sila ng maskara pero ang tunay na hangad ay pangsarili at ang magpayaman sa bulsa ng taong bayan…mga garapal kayo at magnanakaw na legal…

  • 1Fz20

     parang snap election ‘to ah, kaya lang luto na, nabigyan na ng biyaya yung mga alipores!!! taong bayan at taxpayers ang pinagloloko nyo, style thieves, looters, plunderers…

    • Aturni

      Harap-harapang VOTE BUYING… hehehehe…

  • doublecross

    enrile………sayang ka, matandang corrupt!

  • Dag Erickson

    So, as a senator you cannot speak your mind against the mainstream mafia senators because they will group attack you. tsk, tsk, tsk, tsk…

        I noticed nobody returned the p1,6- million taxpayer’s money JPE gave that he claimed his personal funds… tsk, tsk,t tsk

    • Jocken Dano

       well, this is expected anyway. nabigyan ka na ng 1.6M hindi ka pa boboto sa kanya?  and this guy is still telling us that what he did was legal. . . . of course legal – sila yong gumawa ng batas na yan eh.  but my dear senators konsienya ninyo ang tanungin ninyo napakaraming gutom at walang bahay at walang makain sa mindanao –   mahiyahiya naman sana kayo . . .

  • ztefertilizerscam10


    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

    • Charles Lynel F. Joven

      Port Irene is a smuggling haven controlled by the Enrile’s….

  • 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.

  • Legally Black

    the gift served well its purpose…

  • 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..

    • boy

      tama ka uli kabayan, lalo magiging masahol pa sa hayop yan kapag naging senador gaya ng tatay nya!

    • koolkid_inthehouse

      So Enrile’s has lots of skeleton in the closet.  I wonder how many salvage victims Enrile ordered killed during the Martial Law?

  • 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. 

    • boy

      tama ka kabayan, kaya nga pag naging senator yan ano ini expect natin, lalo na magiging garapal yan, mas masahol pa sa tatay nya, mga salot yan

  • Fulpol

    Ninoy and CPP-NPA, didn’t oust Marcos…

    after Ninoy’s death, Cory and other protesters didn’t oust Marcos…

    and then the “masterstroke” of Enrile, oust Marcos…

    Trillanes is too immature to imitate that…

    • mave

      people of the philippines oust marcos not you…

  • Legally Black

    the gift served well its purpose…well done Enrile…

  • azkal futbol

    pera naming tax payers ang pinag-uusapan nyo. pwede ba ipambayad na lang sa utang ng bayan. wala na nga kayo nagagawang senatong at tongresman, puro pa kayo nakawan at delihinsya

  • Bert

    The above shot paints a picture of a senate with CROCS raising their hands in support of their FATHER CROC, who fed them well and showered them with lots of “gifts”, while the 2 PRODIGAL CROCS just sitting down poker faced. The gallery watching in disbelief saying, “what a show of CROCS”……

    It’s good that the Mighty Inday Miriam, the PRODIGAL DAUGHTER  is not in the picture, I don’t want to see her in the company of CROCS, even just in this pics….hehe

  • bogger007

    Who wants an additional 1 Million, raise your right hand! (ang kakapal ng pagmumukha)

    • levis2012

      May P200 Million na nga, gusto pa ng additional P1.6 Million…. Hayyyy Buhayyyyyy!


  • krizzibarra

    really tragic that the best choices left to us is the lesser evil.

  • igmat

    debates on national issues are senator’s forte until today.blood squirting out the eye, drooling to be heard, silence to play safe, abstain to play cool…for what! kulang ng 1 million.the nerve!

  • Avenger

    “Replacing me does not have to take so much effort, planning or plotting. I am tired of plots. And I don’t advertise plots… That’s only the work of braggarts,” Enrile added.

    • Vincent

      eto na naman ang aso ni enrile.

  • Bert

    Quote: “In their passionate desire to destroy me, my enemies and critics have not only dragged the REPUTATION of my other colleagues, wildly accusing them of taking bribes and pocketing the people’s money. They have succeeded as well in placing this very institution… under a dark cloud of doubt and suspicion as a HOUSE OF THIEVES.”

    Mr. SP, what “reputation” are you talking about? And even before this scandal, we already know that the senate and congress which impeached Corona for a wrongful declaration of SAL-N, are indeed, HOUSES OF THIEVES.

    • paul

      padre…….magnanakaw rin yung na impeached….at mas matinik at garapal pa na magnanakaw ang bosing nun…yun….babanat ka rin lang sablay pa…padamihan lang pala ng dumi eh yung idol mo pinakamadumi sa lahat ng marumi….

  • boy

    magaling talaga pagdating sa taktika si enrile, kaya nga tumagal sya sa maduming mundo ng pulitika. ilang presidente na ang nakaya niyang lokohin at paikutin sa kanyang mga kamay hwag ng ibilang ang taong bayan sa mga niloloko nya, mga kapwa nya politician na me utak din. Sabagay yan mga nag reject na yan ang tumangap ng milyones na bonus sa kanya kaya ayan pinaboran sya, ay pera, can do anything… galing mo enrile, yan anak mo naman papalit sayo dba? 

  • Alec

    your so good ENRILE, But why you asked the senators???? why you did not ask the filipino people if they still wants you to serve in the senate??? of course they will side at you, and you know what i’m telling…all of you in the senate must go…your all hypocrites and corrupt…the blood that runs in your veins is black….your all but the son of devil your father..

  • ruben_bush

    After being given 1,6 million, will you denounce the person who gave this to you???
    It’s like Santa Claus….he’s not true but because he gives away presents, nobody denies his existence. The lie continues…… ganun din sa Senado.  We love you JPE !!! Who would’nt ????

  • mave

    bakit kasi kailangan pa ng botohan? pwde naman nya i vacate kalokohan talaga….

  • Charles Lynel F. Joven

    how should enrile expect to be kicked out of the senate presidency, when he’s already paid off most of his colleagues….this guys suck..I hated him ever since the martial law days…

  • lancemateo

     malinaw na malinaw na hiwalay ang de color sa puti!!

  • manongjuan

    kami po! kami po ang mga pulitikong trapo! nyahahaha

  • Cielo Shane Jimenez

    iba talaga ang nagagawa ng pera noh.. nabili na ba talaga kayo ni Enrile mga mahal kong senador? tsk tsk tsk kawawa na talaga ang taong bayan!

  • Avenger

    NICE MOVE JPE…I admire your strategy, magaling ka talaga sa ART OF WAR…Trillianes, Miriam, mga uhugin pa sa labanan, magaling lang sila sa ART OF BIG MOUTH, mga BUNGANGERO at BUNGANGERA wahaha!

    • Vincent

      akalain mong may aso pala si enrile rito!

  • Andres_Bagumbayan

    Sa tutoo lang mga kababayan,mas makakahanap pa tayo ng taong may delikadesa sa Bilangguan ng Muntinlupa kesa sa Honorableng gusali ng senado!!! Sinong senador ang may delikadesa??? sagot: WALA…

    Magmula kay tandang Enrile hanggang sa pinakabatang Cayetano ay mistulan hindi alam ang katagang “Delikadesa”…

    Parang awa nyo na,huwag na kayong bumoto ng senador sa darating na eleksyon upang sa ganuon ay matahimik na ang mga kaluluwa nila Senador Claro M.Recto,Lorenzo Tanada,Pepe Diokno at marami pang mahusay at may dignidad na namayapang senador!!!

    • sanjuan683

       Kasi naman nuong araw dalawang partido lang kaya ang mga pulitiko hinahasa mabuti bago ilaban. Di tulad ngayon kahit plunderer ay kumakandidato pa. Yun nognog na dati galit sa martial law hayun kasama yun author ng martial law. hehehehehe ano klase putiliko yan.

  • Tiboy

     subra naman to, may mga kabayan pa tayu na halos di maka tolog na maayus dahil sa bagyu! sa senado oi pag di bomoto babawi-in yung bunos! opinion lang po.

  • mangTASYO

    Sowee PNOY, your so-called “COPLAN SENADO” to oust the SP was exposed and preempted by Miriam and Sonny.  Kaya tuloy napaghandaan ni Juan, tinipid ang kaban, malaking pera inilaan, mga senador tinapalan!  

    Walang ginastos kahit isang singkong duling, kundi pera ng taumbayan.

    Heto ang tanong kay Miriam at Sonny, bakit niyo ibinuking ang “COPLAN SENADO”? Kayo ba ay MOLES or MULES?

  • Andres_Bagumbayan

    Sa nakikita ko mga pangyayari, kahit sinong iluklok mo diyan sa palasyo hangga’t hindi pinuputol ang nakagisnan “BULOK NA SISTEMA” ng lipunan ay hindi aahon at madidisplina ang bayan!!!

    Hindi si BS aquino ang taong magpapakita ng ngipin sa pagsugpo ng katiwalian,katamaran,kamangmangan sa pamahalaan at lalong hindi si BS aquino ang magiging mabuting ehemplo upang sundin o gayahin ng bayan!!! Tulad ni tandang Enrile,tatanda si BS aquino na politikong pulpol!!!

    • cute79

      Para sa akin tama ka!si Mr president ay laging pabor sa mga mayayaman.Binawasan nga nya benefits ng mga employee ng ibang govt agnecies pero ang senado at house of representatives umuulan ng pera at baka ganun din sa malakanyang na di natin nalalaman.Sang-ayon ako sa Sin tax bill dahil nakakabuti rin naman to sa mga mamamayan para mabawasan ang maninigarilyo at mga lasinggo.Pero mukhang ang tax ay mapupunta rin sa ating mga buwayang senador ,congresmen at representatives sa kanilang legal bonus kuno ,alowances at benefits.kala ko nga sobrang hirap ng ating bansa at naintindihan ko na ang paaralan sa amin ay nanghingi ng donasyon para sa fench ng paaralan at ngayon meron silang Coronation dw na pera ang pagbasehan 30 % sa amount ng pera sa bawat contestant ay mapupunta sa school para sa clasroom na itatayo.Kulang ang budget kahit para sa isang classroom pero sa senado umuulan ng pera.kaya kahit singkong duling na pinaghirapan ko ay di ko sasayangin dahil sa totoo lang niloloko lang tayo ng mga hinayupak na pulitiko nanungkulan sa ating pamahalaan. 
      kahit nga govt hospital ay kualng sa gamit dahil sa kakulangan ng pera at ilang govt ospital ay eprivatize na dahil kulang sa gamit.Alam naman natin walang negosyanteng magpalugi.Bakit di nalang bawasan ang MOOE na 1.5 bilyon taon-taon para sa senado at ganun na rin sa house of representatives?Pati ang Pork barrel milyones ng bwat senador ay tanggalin sigurado maraming paaralan ang maitayo at maayos ang mga daang lubak-lubak .Pero sa palagay ko malabo mangyayari yan dahil lahat ng mambabatas takam na takam sa laki ng Pork barrel taon-taon.Poor Filipinos!!!

  • Batz61

    sigue magbolahan at maglokohan din kayo-kayo na mga mandarambong ng Senado at ng Bayan…puro kayo gimmick, palabas at kalokohan… pati ang naniniwala sa inyo at nabobola ninyong mga loyalista, mga moron din, walang kakayanang mag-isip ng matuwid.

  • juandelacruzii

    dapat ilantad na ang mga bulok na gawain ni jpe. sa cagayan di yan pinapansin sa sobrang korupt. yung sand mining, yung pagaangkin ng mga isla at kung ano anong sindikato pa ang hinahawakan nya. mabuti may trillanes hindi takot tumindig. sa ngayon kayo magsaya. lahat ng mali tinatalo ng kabutihan. 

  • DGuardian

    Akala ko, naiiba sina Drilon at Guingona sa mga kasamahan nilang senador. Pero ang pagtutol nila na mag-resign si Enrile ay patunay lamang na itinuturing din nila na gold mine ang senado at dapat lamang na manatili si Enrile dahil napakabuyaya nitong magpamahagi sa mga senador ng milyumg-milyong pisong windfalls.

    • patawad

      Remember ninyo na inalisan nila ng maraming  benefits ang mga employees from govt corporations, yon pala gusto nila sila lang ang masaya.  Kung ano ano palang benefits ipinapamudmod sa senate people na hindi natatanggap ng ordinary govt employee.

      • cute79

        para mas malaki mapunta sa kanilang gifts ,benefits at alowances.Lagi silang gutom kaya nagmukha na silang baboy!

      • Jef

        yon na nga kunwari malinis sila…mga bulok 

      • Paitan

         korek ka sir,,kabilang na ang mga emplyeado ng DOST sa mga aalisan ng kakarampot na benepisyong nakapaloob sa kanilang Magna Carta

  • Takbo

     kung ganito ang anak, malamang ganito rin ang bunga, ingat kay jack!

    • patawad

      Be very afraid of the guy.  Never vote for him, except if you are an idyot.

    • Paitan

       sir,,parang mas tugma yata kung ganito..Kung ganito ang puno , malamang ganito rin ang bunga  or mas masahol pa..

  • frudo

    wag sayang ang regalo lolo enrile kaya jan ka muna sabi ng mga naregaluhan mo.

  • dikoy321

    TINAMAAN, TINAGOS at NASAKTAN ang makapal na balat na si JPE!

    TOTOO kasi, kaya ayun, lumalaban ang MANDURUGAS !

    Keep the barrage and salvos coming, we’re HITTING the target !

    Forward Philippines !!!

  • Vincent

    Enrile’s bid to quit:  Those of you whose hands are in the cookie jar, raise your hands! If you can not take them out of it, raise the jar with your hands, anyway!

  • Harry

    For 2.2 M they become his lapdogs.

  • malek_abdul

    Ano kaya kung si Sotto ang magdeklara na bakante ang posisyon niya? Ano kaya ang boto ng mga senador?

  • upupperclassman

    Those who voted to retain Enrile are the same senators who received a fat Christmas gift. So what is so brilliant?

    • rjimenez1226

      Brilliant yung bopol na reporter

  • mave

    if you cannot beat JPE join JPE …….lol

  • Benjamin

    Itong mga Senador na ito ang mga BUWAYA sa Senado. Pera ng bayan, pinaghati-hatian ninyo kaya pala maraming nagpapakamatay mahalal lamang sa Kongreso o Senado. Wala na talagang mga hiya ang mga ito. Bakit takot na takot kayo kay Martial Law Administrator Enrile? Itong si Joker Arroyo, isa sa pinakulong ni Enrile at putak siya ng putak noong panahon ni Cory laban kay Enrile ay bakit tahimik ngayon at kampi pa kay Enrile? Nalimutan na ba ninyo ang pinaggagawa ni Enrile nuong Martial Law? At itong si Bongbong Marcos, kaya mo bang lunukin ang pride mo sa pagkampi mo kay Enrile na siyang dahilan kung bakit pinatalsik kayong lahat sa Pilipinas? Kung buhay ngayon si Apo Marcos, marami siyang ibubulgar laban kay Enrile at itong si Bongbong, Imelda at Imee ay siguradong di kakampi dito kay Enrile. This is why politics is so dirty here in the Philippines. Once your bitter enemy, now your close friend. Mga Ipokrito kayong lahat!

  • jHdz

    matandang mandurugas

  • rjimenez1226

    Bagsakan na ng bomba ang mga magnanakaw na mga senador! Sila ang mga trraidor sa bayan  na nagpapatindi ng kahirapan ng mamamayan!

  • Rotsie Laurino-Bermejo

    JPE is the greatest player of all times!

  • tiriring

    Enrile para sa Sarili!
    Erap para sa Kurap!
    Sotto the Copycat!
    Lacson for Federation President!
    Jingoy the trying hard!
    Miriam the witch and sorcerer with sexy legs.
    Lapid the grade schooler observer.
    Trillanes the warfreak.

  • rjimenez1226

    Cathy Yamsuan bakit naman ganyan ang ginawa mo? Enrile bribed those senators so there is nothing brilliant at all with what he has done. Corrutption is corruption and this peiece should have been headlined: Dark days for Filipinos, Enrile Voldemort escapes retribution, Christmas bribes sway corrupt senators .

    • koolkid_inthehouse

      Was she bought by Enrile too?  Who own Inquirer?

  • disqusted0fu

    How can they not reject Sen. Enrile’s bid to quit when they just received P1.6M from the guy? If you keep on feeding your wild animals, they will not bite you. As soon as you stop, that’s when they will unleash the beasts inside them. And that is also how Pnoy is controlling the entire government body, he makes sure that the necessary people are properly fed.

  • YanoSantos

    JPE’s stage drama!

  • julieboy

    POLITICS PHILIPPINE STYLE…Watch for further developments,what you see is all an illusion and not the real thing.Here is were you really see what they stand for.And for me personally they all stand for nothing good for the country.Voters please see through all this,vote wisely and intelligently,not for yourself but for generations to come.

  • Dad PC Gtalk

    We have to congratulate to the senators who raised their hands, because they created an excellent scenario to show in public, and explains who they are. BRAVO!!! KUDOS to the bright senators. Amen.

  • farmerpo

    This picture churns my stomach but I keep looking back at it. It is like being at the Manila Zoo, fascination with the buwaya never wanes. How can we have put these people in our Senate? Although the answer is obvious, the question keeps popping up. But then again, we love talking about nightmares more than pleasant dreams.

  • MangDolphy

    Sabi nga ng matatanda: “Wag mo kagatin ang kamay ng taong naglalagay ng pagkain sa plato mo.” at saka ” Gratitude is the remembrance of the heart.” Kaya kung nakatanggap ka ng 1.6M na bonus, malamang magtaas ka ng kamay.

  • Vincent

    ba’t marunong mag-pc ang aso ni Enrile?

  • maypakialamtayo

    enrile vs trillanes: bangayan ng walang delikadesa at walang modo. 

  • duviz7533

    I like  the picture in this article…taasan ng mga kamay when somebody ask who recieve the bribenos….

  • duviz7533

    tahimik si Pnoy sa bangayan na ito…may utang na loob ba siya sa nagbigay ng bribenos…nagtaasan na ng kamay ang mga LPs niya or dahil kay jackie????he,he,he

  • Dag Erickson

    THESE senators raising their hands are aware that the Filipino people are watching them and the rest of the world?????????????

  • jeronimo

     “On my own, I have fought many battles alone. I do not run away like those who make a show of it in plush hotels and run away like a dog with his tail… behind [his] hind.” – hehehehe oo nga naman….

    “What could have they done if the funds were given to them? Would they have whined and complained? – good question.. 

  • Arvy

    Ayaaan…ayan angmga makakapal ang mukha! Sige na, mas mayaman na kayo ng higit isang milyon pagkatapos nyo tumanggap ng bribe mula ke manong enrile!!

  • antdr111

    BOOOOOOOOOOO!!!!!!!! Our bleak future lies on the raised hands of these people!!!!!!

  • Paolo Hernandez

    DONT VOTE for Jack Enrile!
    Analyst is correct, IT IS JUST A PUBLICITY STUNT ng matandang Enrile!

    HUWAG NATIN IBOTO ang mga TRAPO Gaya ni Enrile!
    Tandaan ang UNA,
    UNA sa Kawatan!
    UNA sa Palusot!
    UNA sa Corruption!
    HULI ang Taong Bayan!

    Support Good Governance Movement!

  • Avenger

    What the COA should focus on now is Senators Ping Lacson’s allegation that Miriam’s household help and her grocery allowances all come from the Senate. Worse, Miriam is said to be paying for the rent of her satellite office, with is housed in her own building. Santa Banana, that could result in plunder!

    • ApoLapullapu

      Miriam is a crusading hypocrite indeed.  And Cayetano is somewhat backpedaling.  He must have realized the lethal Ilocano vote on his reelection bid.

  • Avenger

    What the COA should focus on now is Senators Ping Lacson’s allegation that Miriam’s household help and her grocery allowances all come from the Senate. Worse, Miriam is said to be paying for the rent of her satellite office, with is housed in her own building. Santa Banana, that could result in plunder!

    • jseesus

      bobo magkano lang yun compare sa dinugas ni manong enrile mo simula’t simula pa ng martial law..

  • Eugene Fernandez

    anim na presidente na ang nagdaan andyan parin si manong sa gobyerno… idol. di bawal mag retire puweding puwedi na. give other a chance. kung resign, resign na! wala na drama.  thanks for decades of service.

  • indiosbravos2002

    Tinaon ni Enrile magquit habang wala yong critics nya. Kahit bumoto yong mga tagaLP, di pa rin matitinag ang presidency ni Enrile. Uber cunning talaga

  • thecop

    Tatagal ba si Enrile ng napakahabang panahon sa politics kung di siya ganyang kagaling utuin at 
    takutin ang taong bayan pati na rin yang mga senador..

  • Miriam_enrile

    I have long expected nothing good will ever come out of the current Congress, the Senate in particular. You have a former coup plotter, ambush faker, martial law administrator and admitted election cheat for a Senate President  — what could this say about the guys who put him into office? Many of them likely share the same shady roots. One Senator is a recidivist coup plotter, another is a former fugitive, a third is a pardoned military rebel. On the lighter side, we have a  3rd rate comedian with grandiose illusion about his value to the legislative body. At least 2 others are actors with clear handicaps for legislative work. Can we invoke God’s help in curing this leadership misfortune? Highly unlikely  since we brought this upon ourselves. It will be up to us, the electorate, to clean our own house of these cursed state. That we keep electing the least qualified among us to lead our country of 100 million people is clearly the primary reason why our beloved country has always glued herself to the rear position in regional economic development.  

  • Arvy

    Kahit saang anggulo tingnan, corruption ang ginawa si enrile! Tama lang na bitawan nya yung pwesto nya!!!

  • Arvy

    Hindi na nakakatuwa ang inaasal ni manong johnny, malapit na mawala ang natitirang respeto ng mga tao sa kanya. Matandang sumobra sa pagkatalino, nakukuha manggantso.

  • Guest13th

    Eleven senators—
    Senate President Pro Tempore Jose “Jinggoy” Estrada, 
    Majority Leader Vicente Sotto III, 
    Assistant Majority Leader  Gregorio Honasan, 
    Franklin Drilon, 
    Francis Escudero, 
    Teofisto Guingona III, 
    Panfilo Lacson, 
    Manuel “Lito” Lapid, 
    Loren Legarda, 
    Ralph Recto and 
    Ramon Revilla Jr.
    —rejected Enrile’s motion to declare his post vacant.

    remember not to vote for this people again. I’m dissappointed though that Ms. Loren Legarda chose to side with the greater evil. We may have to analyze and study the new senate candidates this coming election or we’ll be forced to elect those with lesser evil or worse… them again.

  • Jerry_SeinfeId

    The cunning Enrile prevailed… karma na lang antayin ng mamamayan.  Huy, Manong JP Enrile baka made of GOLD pa gamitin mong wheelchair papunta sa St. Luke’s ha?


     nakakahiya si enrile !!!!!!!!!!  grabe pati patay isinali sa usapan

    • tireman011004

      No to the whole UNA(no) party….

  • rjimenez1226

    Manggagantso ng bayan, dapat matagal na nabartolina yang kawatan at berdugo na yan.

  • aljess

    Those Senator that rejected Enrile’s resignation is afraid that their cash gift will be returned to the Government.. 

  • ApoLapullapu

    When Santiago returned  her MOOE why was it reportedly in the form of a personal check, not a check issued by her office or the original check issued by the Office of the Senate President.  Does it mean that she had already deposited the original check in her personal account?

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