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Evardone to UNA: Are you pro or anti Aquino administration?

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Eastern Samar Ben Evardone. CONRIBUTED PHOTO

MANILA, Philippines— Is the United Nationalist Alliance (UNA) backing the President’s cause or not, a Liberal Party stalwart wants the competition to make a final stand.

Eastern Samar Ben Evardone on Tuesday called on the Vice President Jejomar Binay-led coalition to stop “straddling two courses” by saying that it is supportive of the administration’s work while attacking some of its programs. “Nasa side ba sila ng administration o opposition? Para malinaw sa botante ang pagpili (Are they on the side of the Aquino administration or the opposition. So that’s it’s clear for the voters who to choose).”

Evardone said that the UNA leadership “owe it to our people” to finally commit to “walk the talk by being 100 percent supportive of the administration or come out of the closet as the supposed opposition.”

So far, UNA has been “bent on positioning its alliance as the opposition, viable alternatives to the LP,” Evardone said.

“UNA cannot have best of both worlds,” he said.

But UNA secretary general and Navotas Representative Toby Tiangco maintained that their coalition was “100 % constructive opposition,” which meant that they supported the administration’s good programs but sought to suggest improvements and even criticize projects they deemed ineffective.

“No single person and no single political party has a monopoly of good ideas for our country and its people,” he said in a text message.

“May I know from Cong(ressman) Evardone what he will do if he sees (Aquino) admininstraion programs that he thinks need improvement or programs that will not be good for the people? Or is he saying that all their programs are perfect?” asked Tiangco.


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Tags: Ben Evardone , Jejomar Binay , UNA , United Nationalist Alliance


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

    Look who’s asking?  Evardone is the most balimbing of all.  After being GMA’s dog for 9 years, he switched to Pnoy administration.

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

      talagang ganyan ang buhay. you have to protect your own interest

    • Jane Tan

      If he’s going to be fully supportive of the administration he sided with, what’s wrong with that?

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

        Supportive of what?  His pocket?

  • adscity_info

    Itsura nya mukha talagang nagtatanong.

  • azkal futbol

    walk the talk evardone — ke pnoy ka ba o ke gloria? weather-weather lang ba? kapal muks na, epal pa.

  • Kenneth Cabauatan

    Evardone looks great in his “rainbow” barong! aka, in tagalog perspective, kabalimbingan.

  • gilbs72

    “Pro- ka ba or anti-?”  These kinds of questions serve to cement the TRAPO mindset na ang partido, kahit na ano pa’ng gawin dapat suportahan natin.

    It seems we’re stuck in the feudal era forever.  Sana we can start seeing new kind of independent politicians who is neither pro- or anti- to a particular person or party. Better if they are pro-good and anti-evil.  Will criticize and support whenever they see it necessary.  This will eventually force parties to prepare solid platforms instead of relying forever on personalities.

    The only point of this question is dapat ka ba “ambunan ng grasya o hindi”.  Which is the whole point of going into politics, di ba? Dapat ba?

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

       hehehe

      “Pro- ka ba or anti-?”

      dapat sagot dyan:

      pro kami sa mga programang we think are right. anti kami sa mga programang di namin gusto.

  • joshmale2004

    typical balimbing and trapo statement. Why the need to clarify UNA’s position as opposition. UNA is very clear, they support the good program of the government and offered to improve more with their own programs. So what’s wrong with this position? This is their platform.So leave them be. It’s up to the people to decide if they will accept or not. It’s better if we have two parties (LP and UNA) with constructive competition instead of engaging in ugly war and politicking. How sure this Evardone that we as voters will only elect from LP or UNA? There will be some independent candidates who are better qualified than them.

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

      Agreed.

      Walang basagan ng stilo.

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

    Ebardone vs. Tiangco…

    Boy Silahis vs. Totoy Adik…

    Walang itulak kabigin pero parehong ang sarap Sunugin….

  • XY ZEE

    Wala nang gagarapal pa sa taong ito.

  • 12JEM

    Evadone, what do you think?    Are they for the Administration or Against?

    You do not know the Answer?….If so, then what do  you call yourself?

  • 12JEM

    Tiangcco, I think you are asking the wrong questions.  And that is what your doctor think so , too.

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

    “UNA, are you pro or anti Aquino administration?” —  Evardone

    “We’re all one big family now, especially after LP joined forces with us to retain Enrile.” — UNA

  • clark

    who’s this person talking”
     paepal” EASTERN SAMAR Rep EVARDONE,,isa ka ring kapal muks noong si gloria nakaupo paepal ka din ngayon tumalon ka sa LP,,wat a fuckkkk…

    • Fayha

      wala akong pinapanigan sa both sides. halos naman sila lahat nagtalunan from Gloria to LP and From Gloria to UNA..kumbaga kanya-kanyang sipsipan.

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/XJ6M3EEK5LGN77YOMKJHBCXF7Q jeronimo

    ganito siguro ang sinasabing yellow zombie na madalas ko mabasa dito sa forum…

  • OverseasFilipinoContractWorker

    Evardone likes publicity so we’ll forget that He was an ex-partymate of PGMA. He speaks and advocates divisiveness.

  • kilabot

    is there a difference, ben? does it matter, ben? 
    look at yourself, ben. are you any better, ben?

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

    the better question is: are you working for the betterment of the Filipino people or are u working for your political interest only?

  • regd

    Hehehe, sensya na pero mukha siyang namagha na butete sa itaas! Maawa nawa sa akin ang Panginoon sa panglalait ko.

  • Maldi2

    go go go UNA! pakainin mo ng alikabok ang LP na yan!

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

    Ang gusto ni Evardone ay kailangan walang oposisyon puro pro Noynoy! Kaya walang lusot ang mamamayan. Kung iboto mo LP , Aquino yan, kung iboto mo UNA ,Aquino pa rin yan! Si Binay ay Cory loyalist since the beginning of time. Ngayon medyo humihiwalay ng konti si Binay kaya ang tanong ni Evardone, Ano ba kakampi ka pa ba o ano? Mas mabuti pa wag na lang magbotohan at dyan na lang kayo sa posisyon nyo habangbuhay nyo! Mga LOLONG!

    • http://www.facebook.com/ellebullo Ellee R. Bullo

      tama lang ang tanung kay binay anu ba siya kakampi o hindi kasi kung hindi ng makapagprepare nman si noynoy mahirap ang traidor at di mo din gusto traidorin ka di ba? kaya un dapat ipakita nila ang tunay na kulay nila, ito ang labanan ng tunay na mahal ng taong bayan di sumasakay lang sa kungt sino popular.. un ang punto dun..

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

    At ayaw ni SENOR EVARDONE na o oppose yung iba kailangan lahat pro Noynoy. Gusto ni Senor Evardone solid pro LP. Talagang iisa kulay ng mga taong to! Magagaling lang gumastos ng pera ng bayan!

    • http://www.facebook.com/ellebullo Ellee R. Bullo

      ang di mo naintindihan gusto ni evardone na ilabas na ang tunay na UNA di ung sumasakay sa LP kasi kahit na sabihin pa nilang suportado nila LP eh sinisira nila diskarte nito..

  • TEAM PNOY

    Ito marinig ko na naman: Evardone, wala kang loyalty. Balimbing sobra ka ah.

  • Your_King

    Binay is good at straddling…that’s kinda how he won the VP seat.It was a very smart move to be on the same campaign ticket at Erap. But he’ll be pro-Aquino as long as it is popular and when he has enough votes from that side he will switch over and be anti-Aquino. Aquino is popular so it is wise to stick with him, unfortunately Aquino has fallen short on achievements.

  • billy gunner

    talunan kasi ang LP kaya ipinapamalas nila sa mga tao na ang una ay opposed sa tuwid na daan! lol

  • disqusted0fu

    What does it matter really? UNA is just playing along with the game that the administration has started.

    The Aquino administration says that we are one nation and are all Filipinos so we should support each other, but then you see them maltreating their enemies, who are fellow Filipinos. They say they are transparent, but then they are not doing anything about the passing of the FOI bill. They say they are against corruption, but then they let their friends and allies off the hook from allegations of corruption. Rep. Evardone should ask similar questions to the administration. That would matter more.



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