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MANILA, Philippines— Senator Juan Miguel Zubiri announced his resignation from his post on Wednesday, saying he and his family were deeply hurt by fraud allegation and trial by publicity being waged by his rival, lawyer Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel III, who lost against him for the 12th slot in the 2007 senatorial elections.

“Without admitting any fault and with my vehement denial of the alleged electoral fraud hurled against me, I am submitting my resignation as a duly elected Senator of the Republic of the Philippines in the election for which I am falsely accused without mercy and compassion,” Zubiri said in a privilege speech, a copy of which was obtained in advance by INQUIRER.net.

“I am resigning, not because I am exhausted from the demands of my calling as a legislator. Hindi po ako napagod sa paglilingkod sa inyo [I never got tired of being of service to you],” he said.

“I am resigning, not because I wish to evade the decision of the Senate Electoral Tribunal. Handa ko pong tanggapin ang anumang hatol mula sa nasabing hukuman [I am ready to accept any verdict from the said tribubal].”

“Rather, I am resigning because of these unfounded accusations against me and these issues has systematically divided our nation and has casted doubts in our electoral system which has affected not only myself, this Institution but the public as well,” the senator added.

Zubiri said he would be doing an “injustice” to his fellowmen and the institution if he would continue working “half-heartedly and without full concentration and devotion.”

He said he directed his lawyers to make proper and immediate representation before the Senate Electoral Tribunal about his resignation to expedite the process and allow the tribunal to come up with a decision at the soonest possible time.

Zubiri was elected in the May 2007 elections after getting over 11 million votes. His term should have ended in 2013.

But Pimentel, son of former Senator Aquilino Pimentel Jr., filed an election protest before the SET alleging fraud in some areas in Mindanao.

The case has been pending in the tribunal until recently, various personalities came out and claimed irregularities and cheating during the 2007 elections.

“My rival took advantage of this political situation. He and his supporters are now asking for my resignation as a duly elected Senator, despite the pendency of his election protest at the Senate Electoral Tribunal,” Zubiri said.

Senator Juan Miguel Zubiri

Senator Juan Miguel Zubiri. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

“My political detractors began calling me ugly names and dragging the name of my family in entirety. In other words, Mr. President, the trial by publicity has begun. The trial at the Senate Electoral Tribunal where this issue could have been properly ventilated and resolved has been practically set aside,” he lamented.

Zubiri reiterated that he did not cheat and that he did not talk to anyone to cheat for him.

“I am not the only one who feels the hurt because of the personal attacks against me and my family,” he said.

“I could feel how my wife has had sleepless nights, my father, my mother, who has undergone two (2) major brain operations and is now constantly suffering physically and emotionally, together with my siblings who have been hurt and affected by such unfounded and baseless accusations.”

“Kung ako lamang ang nakadarama ng masasakit na batikos at akusasyon, ay maaring makayanan ko pang dalhin [If I were the only one who could feel the attacks and accusations, I could have endured them],” he further said.


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  • Anonymous

    Nice move Sen. Zubiri..by doing that you can gain sympathy from the people. You might be remembered in 2013. 

  • Anonymous

    There’s something very fishy about this resignation. Parang katulad nung suicide ni Angelo Reyes. Very, very suspicious and dubious.

    Sabagay lahat naman ng baho lalabas at aalingasaw din. It’s just a matter of time.

    • Anonymous

      agree.. he was ordered to resign para di na sya mapressure at makapag ingay. marami rin alam yan na baho ng previous admin

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=632883527 Fernando Veloso Jr

    MATAGAL MO DAPAT GINAWA…TULAD NG IYONG POLITICAL FAMILY DYNASTY, SADYANG MATAKAW KAYO SA PUWESTO’T KAPANGYARIHAN…KAPIT TUKO KALANG TALAGA MR. FAKE SENATOR & FAKE ENVIRONMENTALIST!

  • Anonymous

    In a proper environment, people will do (even grudgingly) the right things to do. Sen. Zubiri may have decided on his own, but I credit the kind of environment that emerged with the election of Pres. Aquino. Sen. Zubiri’s resignation would have been unthinkable had people like Ampatuan, Bedol, and the military (police?) officers who corroborated each other’s story along with some other evidence presented remained silent. I just became more optimistic about our country. Needless to say, there are more things to be done, but finally we are headed in the right direction. (Now, if we can only shame Congress into giving up their pork barrel…)

    • Anonymous

      What environment? The environment where Trial by publicity is abundant?  Na mas pinapaniwalaan ang tsismis kaysa ebidensya?  Napaka showbiz ng gobyerno nyo ngayon.  Ang ba babaw ng pag tingin ninyo sa demokrasya.  And now you think that all those criminals like Bedol and Ampatuan are the bearers of truth.  Paano ka naka sisigurado na between the criminal and a senator, mas nag sasabi ng too yung former?  You guys s*ck big time.  Something is wrong with you people!

      • Anonymous

        takes 1 to know 1

      • http://twitter.com/bigg_dawg big dawg

        @ akosingoyngoy – mula 1998-2010, hindi pa nararanasan ng mga pilipino ang ganitong demokrasya at hustisiya. sa loob ng 10 taon ni pandak, tikom bibig dahil sinasaksakan niya ng pera ang mga bunganga ng mga alipores niya. pero may hangganan ang lahat, maliban lng sa katangahan mo, mukhang panghabang buhay na

      • Anonymous

        mas tanga ka at utak away!  Hindi mo ba alam lahat ng nababasa mo at alegasyon ay hindi maaring totoo?  Nasaan ang independence ng utak mo kung meron ka? Lahat nalang ba ng sinasabi ng medya ay paniniwalaan mo?  Mag isip ka ng mag-isa minsan, wag yung kung ano galit nila, galit mo rin.  Isipin mo muna kung may ebedensya, tapos dun ka magalit.  Ako pa ngayon ang tanga, kung tanga ako, anong tawag sa inyong mga dilaw?  Isang damakmak kayo ng kabobohan! Kakahiya kayo!

      • Anonymous

        mas tanga ka at utak away!  Hindi mo ba alam lahat ng nababasa mo at
        alegasyon ay hindi maaring totoo?  Nasaan ang independence ng utak mo
        kung meron ka? Lahat nalang ba ng sinasabi ng medya ay paniniwalaan mo? 
        Mag isip ka ng mag-isa minsan, wag yung kung ano galit nila, galit mo
        rin.  Isipin mo muna kung may ebedensya, tapos dun ka magalit.  Ako pa
        ngayon ang tanga, kung tanga ako, anong tawag sa inyong mga dilaw? 
        Isang damakmak kayo ng kabobohan! Kakahiya kayo! 

      • http://twitter.com/bigg_dawg big dawg

        @ akosingoyngoy so mamatay man ang nanay at tatay mo hindi tlga nandaya si GMA at Zubiri?hindi nagnakaw si GMA ng billions? opinion mo lng hinihingi ko kht wala ka ebidensiya sapat na sa akin

      • Anonymous

        Korek! showbiz na showbiz ang dating! nakaka ABNOY na talaga! kahit anu na lang basta kontra GMA, pinapakinggan!  Mga LOSSERS kayong mga fans ni Pnoy! 

      • antonioluna

        eh tama ka showbiz ang dating kasi gusto pa nyang manalo sa susunod na eleksyon, pero sa mga taong nakapag aral dapat pakinggan ang nag sasalita kahit na ano pa ang laman ng sinasabi nya dahil nga sa priviledge speech nya eh, baka nagkakamali ka sa sinasabi mong mga fans ni Pnoy ang mga forumers dito, FYI si gibo ang binoto namin, pero dahil sa marami sa botante ang galit kay gloria hindi sya nanalo, hindi emosyon ang ginagamit namin sa pagboto baka ikaw, baka nga die hard kang gloria dahil sa nakinabang ka o nakinabang ang mga kamaganak mo noong panahon ni gloria.

      • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=632883527 Fernando Veloso Jr

        You are the one who sick…Di ibig sabihin na ordinaryong mamayan or kriminal ka ay di ka nagsasabi ng totoo? Mas maniniwala pa ako sa kanila kaysa kay Migs Zubiro or sa amo mong magnanakaw- GMA( Gloriang Magnanakaw Atibapa )…Now ,if you are not sick and If you are really brave, show your face and let us have a fistfight..Even if you win against me, but at least I never sell my principle to the scumbags, corrupt and wicked witch -(GMA) like you..

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100000409142351 Jr Ue

    “A few good men.” His family must be very proud of him. All others who’s names surfaced amidst allegation of election fraud must follow suit. That is if there still a sense of honor in them which Zubiri clearly showed very recently

  • Anonymous

    Ngayon pa lang pinapalabas sa live TV ang priviledge speech ni Zubiri. Kailan sinulat ang balitang ito?

  • Anonymous

    Dont forget, Mr. Juan Miguel Zubiri, all of your works are paid by Filipino people, because your received your salaries, pork barrel…..

  • prettychick chick

    parang iwas pusoy a, resign as a sendator at the first oppurtunity??? i doubt this is the real cause of his resignation. its more likely he’s fed up with the kabulukan in the gov’t, nothing is ever done. vietnam will overtake you soon.

  • Anonymous

    He he he kung hindi pa naglitawan sina bedol, zaldy ampatuan, santiago et al eh hindi pa mag reresign.

    Fellow OFW

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_2QGXQVY3C75YGCJ2O6YDZH2HM4 Jaoh

    Tingin mo kaya, magreresign pa si Zubiri kung di nag-ingay si ampatuan?

    • Anonymous

      tigilan na natin siya, baka mag bago ang isip at sabihing: “joke only, ho.”

  • Emilio Aguinaldo

    guilty kaya nag resigned???

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Nothandsome-Nottrue/100000576812385 Nothandsome Nottrue

    ayan ganyan nga ang dapat sa tao na may prinsipyo. di natin alam kung may kasalanan nga siya pero mas tumataas ang pagtingin sa kanya sa kanyang ginawa, may kasalaman man o wala.

    • http://twitter.com/bigg_dawg big dawg

      kung wala siyang kasalanan gaya ng sinasabi niya, mababa tingin ko sa kanya dhl isa siyang duwag. 
      pero dhl alam nating lahat na madaya siya, kht pa ilang ulit siya mag resign MABABA pa rin tingin ko sa kanya

  • http://twitter.com/bigg_dawg big dawg

    if you really won, which i believe you didn’t, you should fight for your integrity
    but i guess the feeling of guilt didn’t allow you to sleep at night.
    you should have resigned earlier when evidences were still vague, ngyn, malinaw na dinaya mo tlga.
    dapat ka lng magresign coz WE, the Filipino people, DIDN’T VOTE for you to be the 12th senator!!!

  • Emilio Aguinaldo

    Guilty kaya nag-resigned?
    Mabilis pa sa alas singko si Zubiri  ah…smell fishy though

  • Anonymous

    he’s convinced he won big time in maguindanao. hahaha.

  • Anonymous

    Only in the Philippines…. Pag tumahimik ka… quilty… pag nagsalita ka… guilty pa rin… wow!!!

    • Anonymous

      pag guilty ka…guilty

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_DUSATOUOMCANM6VZF72GXDXQJA Divina

      depende sa tao. may taong kahit anong gawin guilty talaga sa simula pa lang.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_TZW5YYCBHTARKAU3PYBHNOVHBI Edmund

    anong mas magandang delikadesa: yung pag resign ni zubiri o pag suicide ni reyes?

    • http://twitter.com/bigg_dawg big dawg

      sa resign nlng ako sir, kc yung mga nanakaw ni reyes mukhang di na makukuha, ito sa zubiri maraming mapipiga. bka bumaliktad pa siya pag nalaman niyang makukulong din siya

    • Anonymous

      wise si Zubiri at nag-resign lang. ba’t siya magsu-suicide katulad ni reyes? ang dapat tumulad kay reyes ay ang dating pekeng President GMA.

  • Anonymous
  • Anonymous

    I’ll vote for him in the next election.

    • http://twitter.com/bigg_dawg big dawg

      @ utakposporo – Zubiri is either a coward for not fighting his right or a cheater. i would vote neither.
      only in Aquino’s term something like this – justice being served, can happen. all had closed mouths during the midget’s 10 corrupt years

  • Gremil Alessandro Naz

    guilty!

  • http://twitter.com/Suryc70 John

    Well it’s honorable thing to do kung may kasalanan sya.  but Cowardise if he knows deep inside that he has nothing to do with cheating in the election.  What does this mean si Koko uupo na as 12th senator?  pakipaliwanag naman mga eleksyon lawyers. thanks

  • Anonymous

    There’s no warrant of arrest on him and he didn’t reportedly slipped out of the country. He didn’t come out from jail because he wanted to overthrow the government. Maybe he benefited unknowingly from election cheating. Only he knows. Nuff said.

  • Anonymous

    Sen. Zubiri, you made the best solution even without result from SET you have an HONOR to the republic. Sana marami pang katulad mo. MABUHAY

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_TZW5YYCBHTARKAU3PYBHNOVHBI Edmund

    ang mga arroyo na lang ang ubod ang kakapalan ng mga nunal! este mukha!!! 
    sila ang dapat mag resign, or better yet, mag suicide!!!

  • Anonymous

    Bawat salita sa talumpati ni Zubiri sa live TV tugma sa nakasulat dito. Pero ngayon lang natapos ang talumpati. Paano naisulat ito bago pa ang talumpati?

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_ISI5ZPUIISNT25JPGAMSAWGBPA dream_waker

      di kayata nag babasa brod.. “a copy of which was obtained in advance by INQUIRER.net.”

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_DQNFWZJHJACLFTNUDFLC5EVHGM Noli

    It is time that the SET should act on this and come up with speedy decision regarding the protest of Mr. Pimentel.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_KGOLQYXZYKFYARUMLTLRPUCYKU nestor

    C LACSON KAYA KAILAN MAG RESIGN? ang kapal tlaga?????

  • Anonymous

    I supposed ZUBIRI was TIP off by someone from SET and it was a statesman like affair should he consider RESIGNING…Of course, like ERAP up until now declare he is innocent to the PLUNDER of which he was convicted…In like manner ZUBIRI will bring to his GRAVEYARD that he knows nothing of the election rigging and that a beneficiary…
    But summing it ALL, i find ZUBIRI’s action gallant…Even though, in his days at SENATE could be called legitimate PROXY because declared as winner but rather PROXY because of DOUBTS in his representation as people coming in the open for the alleged election rigging.
    BTW, Mr. MIGZ ZUBIRI, you can always be of service to the people even if you are no longer in CONGRESS should it is in your HEART?.Just like Mike Defensor, your association with GMA had taken toll in your future political fortune?.Yet no cost to frustrating yourself, oftentimes it PAYS…

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_CN6Z7EP24II2FIXX7NSNI3VS4E Abdul

    GRACEFUL & HONORABLE EXIT kc alam n ni migz na ilalabas n ang resolution na mas kawawa ang dating niya… Kaya naman pala sa bukidnon nag-kampo si Hello GARCI imbes sa sarili niya
    lugar sa visayas because it’s pretty OBVIOUS na protektado si Garci sa
    bukidnon, balwarte ng pamilya zubiri,hehe
    Now its not only Gen.
    Ebdane ang handler  ni Bentong kundi si Zubiri din ay handler at
    protektor pa at obvious din na ang hasyenda ni Bentong aka Garci ay
    posibli bayad ng Zubiri famly bilang talent fee.wakokok

  • http://www.facebook.com/katipunan Andres Bonifacio

    I hope the whole Senate resigns, PABIGAT lang sa mamamayang Pilipino! A drain on the limited resources the country has, with no output whatsoever!

  • antonioluna

    kaya nagresign yan kasi nagpapaganda ng image dahil tiyak kakandidato ulit yan at tsaka baka quota na yan sa kurakot eh, nagmamalinis pa parang hindi naman natin alam na bago mag eleksyon ay lihim silang nakipagdinner date kay abalos kasama ang ilang myembro ng pamilya nya.

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

    if the electoral tribunal has done its job
    dati pa sana ito
    when pimentel’s protest won

    di bali sen zubiri
    you had 4 years out of 6
    by doing this
    you may even win in 2013

  • Anonymous

    sumama ka kayo lahat ni reyes para mawala na ang corrupt

  • Anonymous

    MY RESPECT TO THIS SENATOR …HE DID THE RIGHT MOVE AND HOPE EVERY POLITICIAN WHOSE INVOLVED IN THIS SCANDALS SHOULD DO THE SAME….I DO BELIEVED HE IS STILL A POTENTIAL SENATOR IN THE FUTURE….

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_TJ5I63NLHV55EUJGANFDTVTYIA herchel

    Thats a very good reason to quit. I don’t buy it.

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_W2PQAFCXXMSKXRZTJ6X73HZVQI ekei

      At least he had the guts to resign although he would have known that the result will not favor him.  He may not have been directly involved in the electoral fraud, but he benefited from it.  He is known to be connected to Gloria MAKAPAL Arroyo, so he too, is tainted!

  • antonioluna

    kasi po bago pa man sya nagtalumpati nabigyan na ng kopya ang mga mambabatas at mga taga media ng speech nya.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_VBFHX6G6YH3ZMZWKUZA7JISX74 Saul

    kung iboboto nyo siya sa susunod na kumandidato siya dahil sa ginawa nyang honorable resignation kuno, then effective taktika nya..hehe

  • http://twitter.com/AndrewMBautista Andrew M. Bautista

    Tingin ko lang,
    nakakaramdam na si Zubiri ng desisyon ng Election Tribunal.
    Alam na niyang matatalo siya at mananalo si Koko Pimentel,
    kaya to avoid further shame, inunahan na niya ng resignation.
    Malakas ang evidences at power ng recount.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_NRX2MPJLZGPXOYKRHDDFPZOKD4 M P

    Mr. Zubiri, history will definitely remember you for your selfless act. Perhaps, this is not the time for you to be there. Strive to be good and honest and we will be there to applaud you all the way!

  • http://www.facebook.com/chisafuohiko Chisafuo Hiko Kuroshigaiyatsu

    Because of tsismis and mudslinging, we lost a fine senator. Saludo ako kay Migz!

  • http://twitter.com/emvalz emmanuel valmores

    He’s just a victim of betrayal…He may not be at fault, but with his boss’s rigging the election, he was awarded winner.  He served dedicatedly and diligently without doubt.  As the cover of election fraud slowly blownout and the smoke is coming out, he felt terribly hurt and humiliated.  I believe it was his conscience’s dictation to resign and he followed it.  This act verily courageous and should be admired.  It shows that he has nothing to hide.  At least he’s not one of those we called “KAPIT TUKO”…  

  • Anonymous

    I salute you Mr. Senator and Gentleman from Bukidnon.  You just proved to the people that delicadeza is alive in our country.  I hope you will set a good example to other government officials.  What you just did is profoundly honourable.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_LIAI3J4PISMOGFVMB4PLRZIMOI str8boy

    Zubiri = cheater pero nagbubulagbulagan. Karma na sa pamilya ni Migz Zubiri ang habambuhay na matawag na mga mandaraya.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_TJ5I63NLHV55EUJGANFDTVTYIA herchel

    even if he resigns, ilalabas at ilalabas ang results dahil itutuloy ni Pimentel and demanda. Lalabas at lalabas pa rin ang totoo.

  • Anonymous

    its honorable of sen zubiri to resign. its not honorable for him to blame senator to be koko pimente, for his resignation. sen kok i admire your faith and determination in your election protest that i believe would be resolved soon.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_2BCV2YTRFVA3YOVMAN2A4RFHBM markx

    really? hahaha
    kunware ka pa hindi mo alam ang lokohan sa eleksyon! PWE!

  • Anonymous

    that is the kind of senator we wanted in the philippines. may delikadeza. when you run again  mr. zubiri in the future i assure you that you will win, mark my word. preserve your dignity. not like other senators who are magnanakaw at ang dignidad nila nsa talampakan. ika nga sila ay putik ng pamahalaan. i salute mr zubiri!! you are great!! i will vote for you in the future. maintain your dignity.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_2BCV2YTRFVA3YOVMAN2A4RFHBM markx

    kapal mo naman magsabi na “these issues has systematically divided our nation and has casted doubts in our electoral system” TALAGA? HAHAHAHA

    better dont talk na lang sana at magmukha ka pang TANGA!

  • http://twitter.com/punctuationmarc Marc Anthony Biay

    At least he left with his honor intact. Hindi tulad nung iba dyan, nasa pagmumukha na nga nila ang mga ebidensya, todo tanggi pa rin.

  • Anonymous

    Saludo ako syo MIGZ ikaw na mismo kusang nag  resign  di iba dyan kapal ng MUKS kapit tuko sa upuan kahit ayaw ng mga taong bayan.

    • Anonymous

      sino sa kanila ang hindi kawatan? aber?

  • http://profiles.yahoo.com/u/T5GOBUSFFFNEP2PFKHHBGT3PPY juan

    I’m confused, if he claims he did not cheat why did he resign? This is just a bunch of baloney…..If he didn’t cheat, then who cheated for him? 12-0 in Maguindanao and he doesn’t know anything…common!
    At the end of the day It’s Mr. Pimentel who will suffer, Zubiri resigned but Pimentel can’t takeover the position.

    • Anonymous

      yup tama yan. zubiri has to withdraw the counter-protest for pimentel to be proclaimed

    • Anonymous

      buti nga sa inyong mga fans ni Pnoy mga abnoy!

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_TJ5I63NLHV55EUJGANFDTVTYIA herchel

    Yes, I believe that he will win again, kasi mandadaya na naman sya! hahahaha!

    • Anonymous

      i think it was a good gambit. by resigning now he won’t be unseated or declared the loser by the SET, and when he runs again he will be bolstered by his image of statesmanship and delicadeza. e pinoys are suckers for that. not that it’s entirely a bad thing (that we’re suckers for that)

  • http://twitter.com/bigg_dawg big dawg

    i really wish it was his honor or guts telling him to resign, sadly, it was his only choice or else…
    he didn’t gain any from this very late resignation. SHAME ON YOU!!!
    sana si lacson mag resign na rin, but i do hope he continues to help in investigating the Arrovos

  • Anonymous

    Such a COWARDLY ACT for a SENATOR of the Republic.  You’re wrong to think that you could escape the long arm of justice.  Be a man. Face the music.  You COWARD. 

    • Anonymous

      Mas coward si Pnoy dahil kahit patay na si FPJ gusto pang e resurrect ang walang ka kwenta kwentang bagay basta lang kontra GMA, kahit anu papatulan!  fixated kay GMA dahil abnoy!

      • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_J7QZMA5F255IDHUMDBNI666WH4 Noel

        saang planeta ka galing?  

      • antonioluna

        kawawa ka naman, wala palang kwentang bagay sa iyo ang magkaroon ng magnanakaw, mamamatay tao at pekeng presidente. at para sa makitid mong kaisipan kaya naglalabasan ang mga taong may alam sa mga anomalya dahil sa tingin nila na sa panahon ng abnoy na sinasabi mo ay hindi sila matutulad kay lozada at sgt. doble.

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Jerry-Centro/100000160885882 Jerry Centro

    He resigned because either he has advance info the SET will unseat him, or he was pressured by FG/GMA camp so that the 2007 poll fraud would not be probed anymore. If he believes he won in 2007, he should have complied with his covenant with the electorate. But since he himself believes he does not have the mandate, he would not care completing the term.

    • Anonymous

      Kung hindi mag resign sabihin nyo na naman na desperately clinging to power!  walang HIYA talaga kayong mga fans ni Pnoy! pare pareho kayong mga ABNOY!

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_BCEWOO6RAKPSC6D5ZN57UI4HPY Pedrino Gonzales

      Whatever is true, but one thing is also true. He could not comply with a Comelec and a government which only want to put down, anything and anyone that could be near to Arroyo, at any costs and in any way. There is no chance since nothing can be true anyway if it does not favor the Aquino administration. Sorry for that, because it can only bring out a very onesided “truth”.

  • Anonymous

    Thank you Lintang, Zaldy and company. If not for your confirmation of the widespread fraud in the 2004 and 2007 elections, the stage for Zubiri to finally come to terms with his fate would not have been set. Now that a senator has bowed to the unfolding truth about the 2007 elections, the movement towards full disclosure of the  ugly secrets of the two political exercise will gain further momentum  until such time that we find closure to the two very dark episodes in our history as a democratic nation.

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_BCEWOO6RAKPSC6D5ZN57UI4HPY Pedrino Gonzales

      Thank you Zaldy and company that you put now the blame to all other and you will end up as a free state witness. That you really did the crime of fraud, not Zubiri, is not important…

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_FW5YTQBYBONM7ARJZGYO4BNK4I 007

      ang taong gipit at ang taong pinilit(tinorture) ay iisa lang ang gusto, isalba ang sarili sa kung sino man ang may hawak sa kanila… sa tingin mo saan dyan si Lintang at Zaldy??? alalahanin mo ang isa dyan simple lang ang kaso, pumatay ng maraming tao… sa lahat ng election ay may dayaan, di mo ba napapansin tuwing eleksyon maraming umuuwi ng probinsya hindi dahil sa pagboto kundi sa perang makukuha nila sa eleksyon dahil kayang-kayang bawiin nun ang pamasahe balikan at may sobra pa… sa lokal botante ang binibili, sa national election officer…. ang mga ganyang kaso, talo ang unang magipit…

  • http://twitter.com/IamPinayPie PinayPie

    Guilty or not, I wish Zubiri’s act establishes a precedent.

    A govt official linked to corruption should resign, guilty or not.

    Ibalik ang delicadeza at hiya sa ating mga Pilipino.

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_4QTV3BT5UNCEGW5YKPJHKBDTGE Jorell

      @PinayPie, Sang-ayon ako sayo.  Magandang halimbawa ang ginawa ni Ginoong Miguel. Sana nga tularan ito ng mga Trapol na meron pang konsiyensya.

    • Anonymous

      dapat mag resign na rin si PNOY guilty or not dahil incompetent siya, wlang ka LEADER leadership abilities at fixated kay GMA dahil abnoy!

      • antonioluna

        pwede din pero ano gusto mo ibalik si glorya the fake president?

  • andrew lim

    He’s still tainted to me. He may not have been directly involved, but he was a prime beneficiary.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_GHY7HMCUCBTNSH2Q2VDONZZCYU Ronnie R

    Whether he was part of the scheme in 2007 senatorial elections’ cheating or not,  his performance in Senate was generally good.  

    I suspect he resigned in order to escape from maligning his “good name”.  He knew that the Electoral Tribunal will rule against him.  Since he resigned,  this ruling will become moot and academic.

  • Anonymous

    Migz has done a good exit. Rather that loose his dignity, better resign, that is the best thing to do.

  • Anonymous

    We have a current justice system ruled through Trial by Publicity.  It happened to Reyes, nangyari  ulit sa isang Senador.   Isang gobyerno na mas pinapaniwalaan ang tsismis kaysa ebidensya.  Napaka showbiz ng
    gobyerno natin ngayon.  Ang ba babaw ng pag tingin ninyo sa demokrasya. 
    And now you think that all those criminals like Bedol and Ampatuan are
    the bearers of truth.  Paano kayo naka sisigurado na between the criminal
    and a senator, mas nag sasabi ng totoo yung former?  You guys s*ck big
    time.  Something is wrong with you people!

    • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100001326116340 Gordon Montoya

      Anong krimen po naconvict sina Bedol at Ampatuan? Kung wala po at tinawag niyo silang criminal, di ba nagpapakalat din kayo ng tsismis?

    • http://twitter.com/bigg_dawg big dawg

        @ akosingoyngoy “Paano kayo naka sisigurado na between the criminal and a senator, mas nag sasabi ng totoo yung former?”
      ang BOBO mo, sa tingin mo papayag ang matinong tao na suhulan at mangdaya? natural criminal ang susuhulan ni Zubiri. dhl sila’y criminal, natural na babaliktad yan kapag naipit. ang hina ng mental process mo, nakakarindi sa hina

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_GHY7HMCUCBTNSH2Q2VDONZZCYU Ronnie R

    Whether or not he was part of the scheme in 2007 senatorial elections’ cheating ,  his performance in Senate was generally good.  

    I
    suspect he resigned in order to escape from maligning his “good name”. 
    He knew that the Electoral Tribunal will rule against him.  Since he
    resigned,  this ruling will become moot and academic.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_J7QZMA5F255IDHUMDBNI666WH4 Noel

    Hurt?  If anyone was hurt in this allegations in election fraud it is the Filipino people, first and foremost. The sanctity of the ballot was desecrated to “elect” people who should not have been in public office.  

    Sen. Koko Pimentel (because he really is the winner) is just a secondary victim.  

    It would have been better and more gentleman of Zubiri if he had simply resigned and not utter that he is hurt by the accusations. He benefitted from the cheating, how could he say now that he is hurting? 

  • Anonymous

    A Man With Dignity & Principles, I Salute You…Better than Arroyo’s Family & Ampatuan has no Dignity..their after about Money And Power..kaya ngayon isa-isang nagsakit-sakitan..mga Idiot..

  • Anonymous

    MAGSAYA na kayong mga fans ni Pnoy dahil iyan naman talaga ang gusto ninyong mangyari! Tama ang ginawa ni Senator Zubiri dahil walang tigil ang mga fans ni Pnoy para alisin si Zubiri sa pwesto!  Ang tawag dyan sa mga gustong maging presidente si FPJ at paupuin si Koko Pimentel ay mga ABNOY!  Talaga namang mga lossers ang mga Pimentel, parating nasa huli tuwing eleksyon! 

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_ZWM7C4HJRSM7OADRJMOEVYOSMA Noel Rose

    kung kay pimental lang naman na trapong-trapo naman pala . . .

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Maria-Cela/100000275164669 Maria Cela

    Asus, tinablan ng hiya o dahil gipit na siya, there simply was no way out but for him to quit.

    Sa ginawa ba niyang yan ay ligtas din si Mr Burjer Abaloslos? Hindi ba sila ay balitang nagkabayaran sa isang resto ng isang sikat na hotel? Mas my honor ka Migz kung sasabihin mo na totoo iyon!

  • Anonymous

    Ba’t ganun nag-resign lang biglang naging gallant and honorable na si Zubiri sa pananaw ng iba? Ang mga magnanakaw ba pag sinoli lang ang ninakaw nila, gallant and honorable na din? Ganun na lang yun, quits na lang?

    Zubiri cheated and STOLE the vote, he stole his senate seat from Koko Pimentel. At hindi naman inamin ni Zubiri ang kasalanan nya, he just chose the easy way out, napaka-overwhelming na kasi ng evidence against him at malapit na syang matanggal talaga.

    He is not honorable by any means, just a cowardly cheater. Sanctions should be in order.

  • Anonymous

    popularity wise panalo naman talaga si Zubiri kay Pimentel…

  • Anonymous

    Everyone cheats during election, either opposition or admin.  Those who said did not are self righteous and hyprocrites.  During 2004 in my province, opposition bought voters for 500 but admin countered it with 1000.

  • Anonymous

    That’s why politicians are so corrupt because they need to get back all those cash they gave during election.

  • Anonymous

    Ang hirap sa atin, puro tayo tuligsa. Nung nasa pwesto pa, tinutuligsa na. Ngayong nagresign, nahanapan pa din ng butas. Hindi ba dapat “Innocent Until Proven Guilty”? Yan ang hirap sa ating mga Pinoy eh. Hindi pa nahahatulan, tayo na mismo ang humuhusga. Tapos pag hindi umayon sa atin ang desisyon, hindi tayo papayag kasi hindi natin matanggap. I guess nagresign sya out of delicadesa. Pano nga naman nya magagampanan ang trabaho nya kung meron syang pending case.

    • http://twitter.com/whipnsaddle Bastonero

      Tama ka Tsong wag mo nang pansinin ang mga iyan, sala sa init sala sa lamig kung baga left and right….

  • Anonymous

    @facebook-100000275164669:disqus big dawg
    Babae ka pa naman para kang barakong walang pinag aralan.  Hindi ako makikipag debate sa mga walng pinagaralana at bobong katulad mo.  Sa mga sinasabi mo palang, halata kung saan ka ng galing at kung ano ang pinaka mataas mong natuntun sa buhay.  Off with you. 

    • http://twitter.com/bigg_dawg big dawg

      @akosingoyngoy – ang bobo mo tlga, hahaha. cge dale lng ng dale. 

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Maximo-Gonzaga/100001525090153 Maximo Gonzaga

    Yan ang klaseng tao na kailangan natin na mag govern sa Pilipinas na may dangal!He may  be innocent of the election fraud last 2007 but what is important was his irrevocable resignation from the senate with flying colors with unscathed dignity and honor! Mabuhay ka senator Mr. Migz Zubiri!   

    • antonioluna

      talaga lang ha hindi mo naisip na kaya sya nagresign dahil naglabasan na ang mga taong sangkot sa dayaan at kasama sya sa itinuturo, ang precedent nyan ay noong magresign si diokno dahil sa issue kay laviste, hindi nga ba at off the hook na si diokno kaya ayon ginaya lang ni ziburi

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_4QTV3BT5UNCEGW5YKPJHKBDTGE Jorell

    Walang trial by pubilicity dahil ayon sa tally ng SET ay si Pimentel ang nangunguna sa bilangan.  Mabuti naman at nabawasan ng kawatan si Ate Glueria sa Senado.  Sinabihan siya na magresign na lang keysa tanggalin siya sa puwesto. Diba, nabawasan ang galit ng taong bayan sa kanya at meron pang libreng drama. Ayuz ka Miguel.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_XGRYJTY5W5U2NNQW74DFP3AF3M Manuel

    By resigning his post – Zubiri has admitted his fault. Simply lang yan – kung tunay kang naniniwala na wala kang sala, kahit ano pang batikos sa iyo ay matatanggap mo. This is a very bad example of quitting and reneging on the trust of the people. Any public official must fight for what he thinks and believes is right. He has obviously come to a conclusion that his position is indefensible! Filipinos should never elect a Zubiri or anyone like him again, who when told / harassed to get out of the kitchen if he can’t bear the heat, actually did – loser!

  • Anonymous

    big dawg
    Mamatay man lahat ng pamilya ko, sinisigurado ko sa inyo na walng ebiddensya yung mga gobyerno nyong bulok.  Ikaw mamatay man anak mo at lahat ng panilya mo, sigurado ka ba na totoo lahat ng sinasabi sa news?

    • http://twitter.com/bigg_dawg big dawg

      akosingoyngoy
      ang tanong ko opinion mo, pareho tyong walang hawak na ebidensiya. anong opinion mo? hindi nagnakaw ng billions si GMA at hindi nandaya si zubiri? YES or NO lng. kht retard marunong pumili ng isang sagot

  • http://twitter.com/whipnsaddle Bastonero

    Kailan naman kaya mag-resign si GMA….

    • antonioluna

      kapag nagresign na si satanas malamang magresign din sa ate glo.

  • http://profiles.google.com/miko.alino Miko Alino

    i would have commended Zubiri if he also promised not to run in the 2013 elections. Talk about a major rebound in the next polls.

  • Anonymous

    big dawg 
    O di tumahimik ka.  Hanggang dyan lang naman kayo eh, basa ng news at opinion ng writer, tapos galit na agad.  Lahat ng mga yan eh nag hahanap ng interesadong pwedeng maisulat. Ang bilis nyong maloko.  Wala kasi kayong alam sa buhay at ang bababa ng paningin ninyo sa kapwa at sarili nyo.  May lakas loob pa kayo mag comment dito.  Pwe!

    • http://twitter.com/bigg_dawg big dawg

      ok, dalhin natin sa masinsinang usapan, kc ako gusto ko malaman kng ano opinion mo. wala akong hawak na ebidensiya laban kay GMA at wala ka ring hawak na ebidensiyang honest si GMA.
      opinion ko:
      nagnakaw si GMA ng billions, may s ha kc marami tlga, at nandaya sila ni Miguela Zubiri nung election.
      Opinion mo naman:
      write in complete sentence

      • Anonymous

        @big dawg wala akong opinyon.  Kasi hindi nga ako katulad mo na nag judge agad ng isang taong inaakusahan.  Yung paraan ko ang paraan ng tamang demokrasya.  Innocent until proven guilty.  Bakit ko kailangan mag bigay ng opinyon? Tingnan nyo nang yari, yung sinasabi mong “opinyon” daw ay pahamak sa tamang proseso ng hustisya.

      • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100001326116340 Gordon Montoya

        kung innocent until proven guilty, bakit ang lakas mo magsabi ng bobo? proctor ka ba ng IQ test nila?

      • Anonymous

        Gordon Montoya    bakit ako lang ba ang nag tawag ng bobo?  Sya kaya nauna?  Ano ako? katulad ni GMA na hindi lumalaban sa katulad nyong baliktad ang isip?  no way!

      • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100001326116340 Gordon Montoya

        sabi mo nga naniniwala sila kahit walang ebidensya. o puso mo mukhang inuunahan ka ng emosyon mo

      • http://twitter.com/bigg_dawg big dawg

        akosingoyngoy – responsibilidad ni Zubiri ang nangyari sa kanya, hindi siya napahamak sa kagagawan ng ibang tao. kung hindi siya nandaya malinis sana konsiyensiya niya. alam mo b bkt kinukulong ang kriminal kht wala pang hatol? kc malakas ang ebidensiya para sampahan ng kaso.
        sa lakas ng ebidensiya na pinapakita ng mga testigo, hinuhusgahan ko siya ayun sa logic ko (alam ko wala kang logic) maari akong mali, pero 99% tama ako sa opinion ko. pero kng tlgang type mo si Migz, “opinion” ko naman bading siya, bka matypan ka

      • Anonymous

        @big dawg ang utak nyo talaga sa debate napaka babaw.  Ngayon aakusanan mong bading yung tao?  Ikaw ang nag sabi wala kang ebidensya, tapos ngayon may siansabi kang ebidensya ng mga testigo?  Nakita mo ba?  Ano nakalagay dun?  May pa 99% kapa…ulolll! Hindi mo ako maloloko, dahil hindi ako mahilig sa tsismis kagaya nyo..

      • http://twitter.com/bigg_dawg big dawg

        akosingoyngoy – your name speaks of your ability to comprehend. i’m stating these “OPINIONS” according to my comprehension of current events. now, please cut and paste the exact lines that you’re talking about and i’ll help in explaining it to you. again, let’s focus on these arguments as mere opinions so you don’t get yourself confused with judicial process and personal opinion. to be honest, it’s quite challenging to go down to your level of intellect because i’m used to discussing things with highly educated people. but i’ll take the challenge to help somebody who is mentally challenged. at the end of the day, your also a filipino and i’m willing to lend a hand

      • Anonymous

        @big dawg anong logic ang pinagsasabi mo?  Bago ka mag conclude, alamanmin mo muna kung yung source nyo i bulok o hindi.  Pinag aaralan yan sa paaralan kung paano mo huhusgahan yung ebidensya, ilang taon pinag aaralan yan.  Baka hindi mo alam kung ano yung paaralan o unibersidad, I doubt it eh.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_4QTV3BT5UNCEGW5YKPJHKBDTGE Jorell

    Huwag niyong ng patulan ang mga alipores ni Ate Glueria dito kasi wala naman nanininiwala sa mga mokong na yan.  Tignan niyo ang mga naglilike sa mga posts nila, sila-sila din. Trabaho nila yan na maging kontravida at tanga.  

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_WB7Q3M3WNDVW7BYDKPSSPPN6AA Tbongx Cruz

    Nice move. He still eyeing for the next election perhaps. I still go for Koko.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_JL7VPEQO24RIJTEJTPXJWTIAQA romel

    ZUBIRI dapat noon ka pa nag resign.  alam naman ng lahat na dinaya lang ang result ng election sa maguindanao kaya ka nakalusot (kuno). But BIBILIB ako syo if isauli mo rin mga nakaw mo (wag mong sabihin WALA).

  • Anonymous

    big dawg  
    ulolll ka ba? Ikaw na mismo nag sabi na wala kang hawak na ebidensya, paano ako mag sasabi kung may kasalanan yung tao o wala.  Hay nako.  Ang bobo.  Ikaw yung may problema kasi nag judge ka kahit wala kang alam.  Ako wala ako sinasabi sa tao na guilty sya o hindi.  Hindi ako hukuman at wala pa akong nakikitang presented evidence.  Gagggaa.

    • http://twitter.com/bigg_dawg big dawg

      akosingoyngoy – npka BOBO mo, di mo b nababasa sinulat ko “OPINION KO” hindi ako naasar sa mga sinusulat mo, naasar ako sa kabobohan mo. actually awa nlng, kc di ako marunong maasar

      • Anonymous

        @bif dawg, ako pa ngayon ang bobo.  Bring both our arguments sa paraan ng tamang demokrasya, tingnan natin kung sino ang mapapahiya.

      • http://twitter.com/bigg_dawg big dawg

        akosingoyngoy – no problem, set your arguments and i will abide on your balance rules. for a start1. according to statements, GMA cheated last 2004. if she didn’t cheat, 1. why did she have to call Garci? 2. why did Garci have to hide for 5 months. 2. ZTE – why did they cancel ZTE’s contract if it was legitimate?3. if they didn’t own the helis, who lent those helis to them?i will listen and respect your opinion regarding these issues. 

      • Anonymous

        @big dawg, wag mo akong lokuhin sa ganyang paraan.  Hindi ako kakagat dyan.  Bakit di ka mag sampa ng kaso sa mga inaakusahan mo para masagot nila yung tanong mo?  Bakit ka nag iingay dito sa forum? Bakit ka sa akin nag tatanong, abogado ba nila ako? Kung totoong katotohanan ang hanap mo, eh sa korte ka pumunta.  Yan ang demokrasya.

  • antonioluna

    ahahahah, usapang kanto ang alam ni ngoyngoy palaboy, mamatay si ganito mamatay si ganyan, magbigay ka na lang ng opinyon mo

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_J7QZMA5F255IDHUMDBNI666WH4 Noel

    Listening at Zubiri’s speech I had this eerie feeling that he asked GMA on what to say to the Filipino people. 

    Pareho silang deny to death na nandaya kahit halatang-halata na.  Nakakasuka!

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Ledif-Amilap/1533204609 Ledif Amilap

    Who’s next???

    • http://www.facebook.com/people/Badajosnon-Macabaian/100002348566742 Badajosnon Macabaian

      Ebdane.

  • http://twitter.com/yogon Camillo

    I didn’t find Zubiri’s resignation heroic; I found it weird.

    And if people listened closely to his speech, they would realize that it was filled with fallacies, most obvious of which is Argumentum ad Misericordiam (Fallacy of Appealing to the Emotions), in other words, paawa.

    Resigning without admitting fault? Weird.

  • Anonymous

    this one is a great laudable action of a true statesman, but it should not stop here. the truth must be known and this country must be moving forward for the benefit of all filipino people.

  • Anonymous

    Una si Merci. Then si Migz. House of Cards beginning to fall.

  • Anonymous

    It does not matter Mr. Senator..Ang laki ng pinsala ng bagyo..ni kabayanihan ng mga tumutulong sa mga biktima di man lang napagbigyan ng space sa mga newspapers.. Too much politics. There’s a lot of pilipino right now helping the unfortunate pilipinos who suffered from the storm.. Care to publish them? GMA station is doing the right one

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_K2RI3LJVGNNED3XPMG7HVMIIO4 Herbert

    Mr. Zubiri, matagal na ang ‘injustice’ na ginawa mo sa mga Pilipino, by seating as senator although hindi pa nareresolba ang isyu na ni-raise ni Mr. Pimentel. Malaki-laki na rin ang napakinabangan mo as senator. Even though you resign, wala ring positive effect yan.

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Badajosnon-Macabaian/100002348566742 Badajosnon Macabaian

    Thanks Migz. Ganyan ang gentleman. May delicadeza. Congratulations.

    • http://www.facebook.com/people/Badajosnon-Macabaian/100002348566742 Badajosnon Macabaian

      Sa totoo lang, naniniwala akong walang kinalaman si Migz sa election fraud. May ibang gumawa noon at napasama lang siya sa agos ng mga actual na gumawa noon.

      • http://www.facebook.com/people/Pinoy-Citizen/100001128787379 Pinoy Citizen

        Manhid ka ba?  Lahat nang national candidates ay may kanya-kanyang survey. And before the election, they knew by 90% if they will win or loss.  Kaya nga si Villar hindi na nagbuhos ng kanyang pera a week before the election because he knew that he can no longer win over PNOY. Now, you believe that Migz don’t know about the cheating?  A kindergarten pupil can answer it better than you.

    • Anonymous

       wow! ang daming nangyayari ngayon na kagulat-gulat!  kaya ayaw kong tigilang mag- basa ng mga balita tungkol sa pinas dito sa internet. ipanalanging na natin na ito na yata ang pagkakataon na inihanda ng Diyos para maparusahan na nga sina GMA at ang pamilya niya. Salamat Migz at mukhang natauhan ka. inaantay ko na lang ang balitang “Unang Pamilyang Peke- nakulong na!

    • http://www.facebook.com/people/Pinoy-Citizen/100001128787379 Pinoy Citizen

      Gentleman ba ang tawag sa taong nag enjoy sa mga bagay na hindi para sa kanya?  At ngayong patapos na ang kanyang term, saka pa siya mag resign.  Wow, hanep din ang pag-iisip mo Mr. Macabaian.

      • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_RFXKU7I7HXZ6KGPZROS72WPLMI EWas

        Oo, hanep nga. Kung TOTOO nga ang mga alegasyon sa kanya na nandaya sya, magaling siyang magpa-ikot.
        Ang problema kasi, wala pang hatol ang tribunal kung TOTOONG nandaya siya o hindi. Halata kasing “trial by media” ang nangyayari.
        Hmm, kung ikaw ang nasa posisyon ni Zubiri at alam mong di ka nandaya, anong gagawin mo?

  • https://me.yahoo.com/a/7gxwqGp7lcWh3nZ0Gh0kii7iJ5MBK0Gph1A-#dc6d3 jc

    That’s the right thing to do. It doesnt mean if you resign e nandaya ka, si GMA nga ilang beses na nandaya  e wala sa dictionary niya ung resign. Sana gayahin siya ng ibang politician na willing to give up their position if may controversy…  

  • Anonymous

    OFF the subject but still about senatorial election or any elections, kung napatunayan na DINAYA ka and PROCLAIMED as the WINNER. You should serve the FULL TERM of OFFICE–hindi lang yung remaining years, months, or weeks. Minsan nga tapos na ang termino bago sya maiproklamang WINNER.

    Sa taong nakaupo at napatunayang hindi siya nanalo at nandaya pa siya: Ang parusa dapat is imprisonment of no less than 10 years and lifetime ban to hold public office.

    At sa mga COMELEC officials na kasangkot sa pandaraya: LIFETIME IMPRISONMENT without any possibility of parole para huwag pamarisan…PEACE

    • Anonymous

      Facilitator!,

      the most logical answer to your opinion is either seek a congressional or senatorial seat and then author a bill that would seek penalty of what you want.

  • Anonymous

    IF he were terribly hurt by this rumors that come out right now, he should have resigned before not now.Para naman magkaroon ng special election, another budget to be made.Mas lalo lang lumala ang sitwasyon.He should not have run the post in the first place if hindi niya nakayanan ang mga batikos sa kanya dahil lumang tugtugin na ito sa ating bansa.He should have waited na matapos na ang term niya o baka hindi na niya makayanan sa kanyang konsensya na isa talaga siya sa….. alam nyo na.

  • shane oy

    stratehiya ni Zubiri yan, survival instinct. Inisip nya aling choice ba dapat ang mas makakabuti sa kanya? Be dragged into this or simply get out and come back in the next elections? alin ba ang mas may malaking tsansa sya sa political c areer nya? ngaun or in the future? Damage sa reputation- sa pangalan! he wanted to come out clean so gumawa sya ng move ahead of any decisions. SO after sometime at paglabas ng hatol ang LET or any body tungkol sa dayaan na ito, it would be irrelevant sa kanya, kasi nga wala na sya sa pwesto. meaning less damage. 

  • Anonymous

    @big dawg, wag mo akong lokuhin sa ganyang paraan.  Hindi ako kakagat
    dyan.  Bakit di ka mag sampa ng kaso sa mga inaakusahan mo para masagot
    nila yung tanong mo?  Bakit ka nag iingay dito sa forum? Bakit ka sa
    akin nag tatanong, abogado ba nila ako? Kung totoong katotohanan ang
    hanap mo, eh sa korte ka pumunta.  Yan ang demokrasya. 

    • Anonymous

      akosingoyngoy,

      Tama ka diyan igan. Dito ay kanya kanyang pahayag tayo ng ating opinyon. Maaring mali o tama sa pananaw ng iba pero ang kelangan ay respeto at walang kasamang paglait, pag alipusta at pagmumura.

      • Anonymous

        @clementejak pasensya na.  Tama sinasabi mo.  Kaya lang tol hindi naman ako punching bag na hindi aaray at lalaban.  Marunong din akong mag mura katulad nila.

    • http://twitter.com/bigg_dawg big dawg

      akosingoyngoy – kuya forum ito, dito nagshashare ng opinion at argumento, nagpapalitan dito ng opinion kagaya ng mga sinasabi mo, ang tawag diyan, opinion. sabi mo “tsismis ang mga lumalabas,” yan ay “OPINION MO” lng. ngyn kng ayaw mo makipag tagisan ng pagdadahilan kc hindi ma-arok ng limitado mong utak ang mga usapan, ok lng, hindi naman tyo lahat ay pantay pantay ang mental na kakayanan. bilang ordinaryong mamayan, nais kong ipahiwatig ang “OPINION KO” sa mga nakikiisa at kumokontra. yan ang demokrasiya.

      • Anonymous

        @big dawg, hindi ko sinasabi na hindi ka mag lagay ng opinyon mo dito.  Ang sa akin lang, maraming kagaya mo na ang opinyon ay wala sa lugar.  Pag sinabihan ba kita na mag nanakaw pamilay mo dito sa forum, ok lang ba sa iyo kahit wala akong ebidensya?  Hind ka ba iimik?  Ngayon, ilagay ninyo ang sarili ninyo sa mga taong inaakusahan ng medya, at ninyong lahat..paano nalang kung, kung lang naman, hindi totoo ang mga paratang sa kanila?  Nasaan ang hustisya dun?

      • http://twitter.com/bigg_dawg big dawg

        akosingoyngoy – ayan na nga, may tumuga nang witness aka ebidensiya, yan na ang ebidensiya, ang kailangan nlng patunayan ni Zubiri ay nagsisnungaling ang mga ito.
        ngyn, kng tatanungin mo kng sino ang nagsasabi ng totoo, ang kriminal b o ang senador, sa tingin mo, kung hindi binayaran ni GMA at Zubiri ang mga ito kriminal b si Bedol ngyn? naging kriminal sila dhl inutusan sila na gumawa ng krimen

      • Anonymous

        @big dawg, now you are a story maker?  How did you come up with that story?  Pambihira.

      • http://twitter.com/bigg_dawg big dawg

        which story in particular? about Bedol? did i make it up? pwede naman manood ng news kht walang cable tv db? bkt di mo alam ang story about bedol saying the elections were rigged by GMA?

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=632883527 Fernando Veloso Jr

    The mere fact the he keep silent on the impunity of corruptions and wickedness if his master-patron, the wicked witch GMA, he already dishonor himself..He should do what Gen. Angie Reyes done or even japanese people will do…If you do something stupid and dishonorable, better end yourself…HARAKIRI ka na MIGZ, the fake senator at isama mo ang amo mong FAKE PRESIDENT- NOTORIOUSLY CORRUPT-WICKED WITCH—GMA& Families…

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Erwin-Ross-V-Dalao/1033322867 Erwin Ross V. Dalao

    resigned? why not prove you are right and them wrong?

  • Anonymous

    @ big dawg now you are down-playing Trial by Publicity by using the word OPINYON?  Sino niloloko mo?  You already judged the person whether the court find him guilty or not.  Pati pa nga Supreme Court sinasabi nyong sinungaling at magnanakaw at kampon ni GMA kasi hindi sumasang-ayon sa OPINYON nyo!  Who do you think you are fooling here? 

    • http://twitter.com/bigg_dawg big dawg

      akosingoyngoy – dude, if my opinion really bothers you i’m sorry, if i hurt your feelings coz i sound so correct, i’m sorry. ika nga ni GMA sa TV nung kasagsagan ni Garci, “I’M SORRY”. sa daming kong tanong sayo wala kang sinagot, i’m sorry, but you seem to be a man or she-man w/o a backbone

      • Anonymous

        @big dawg So you call a person who seeks real justice and democracy within rule of law “a man without a backbone” ?  Kawawang Pilipinas, and I thought I live in a country where reason and democracy prevail.  Pwe!

      • http://twitter.com/bigg_dawg big dawg

        akosingoyngoy – what are you seeking? proofs about GMA’s innocence or guilt? yan ang gusto ko malaman sayo ngyn if you have a backbone? if GMA and Zubiri can call somebody or show something to prove their innocence i’ll also look into it, sadly it’s only their words against physical evidences these witnesses are trying to show. and how come NAMFREL had pimentel winning based on ERs from their respective precints, and the COMELEC had Zubiri winning based on ERs from batasan, which according to the cops who switched it are fake. 

      • Anonymous

        @ big dawg I’m done with you. You can’t understand reason kasi galit yung nasa katawan mo?   That’s why you keep  asking me these “pseudo-intelligent” questions daw tungkol sa kaso kahit wala ka namang pinaghahawakan at lahat galing lang sa mga news para ma divert mo yung topic.  Nag papatunay lang kung ggano ka ka desperado.  Sana hindi ka pa dumami. Yun lang at paalam.  I am doing a Zubiri, bago pa ako ma loko sa inyo mga Trial by Publicity geeks, eh mag reresign na ako.  Pwe! kayong lahat! mga yellow zombies!

      • http://twitter.com/bigg_dawg big dawg

        akosingoyngoy  – alam mo basahin mo ang mga posts natin kng sino ang lumilihis. totoo, desperado ako na umangat ang pilipinas, ito na ang simula, kelangan makulong ang mga naging salot sa lipunan sa pangunguna ni GMA. 

      • Anonymous

        tigilan mo nang sumagot kay akosingoyngoy.  kulang lang ng :pansin yan. wala na ngang pumapansin, sagot pa ng sagot.
         

  • Anonymous

    “In its report Wednesday noon, the DRRMC said a total of 368 families
    were affected by floods in Batangas and Rizal that prompted them to
    evacuate to barangay halls and houses of relatives”. Care to help our kababayans?? we just went there, our goods are not enough. Just drop the goods in GMA station. Can we stop politics for a while.

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Pinoy-Citizen/100001128787379 Pinoy Citizen

    Gano’n, Mr. Zubiri?  Kung walang apoy, eh di walang usok.  Trial by publicity? Kung wala kang kasalanan, kahit saang trial pa ‘yan, you will never be afraid nor surrender.  You will never redeemed your fallen image unless you become a witness to this electoral fraud.

  • Anonymous

    Sa kabila tama rin ang sinabi ni Zubiri na hindi sya nangdaya nung2007 election. Iba ang nandaya, siya lang ang beneficiary. How’s that for splitting hairs? “My rival (Koko Pimentel) took advantage of the political situation. He & his supporters are now asking for my resignation as a “duly” elected senator despite the pendency of his election protest at the Senate Electoral Tribunal”. Iyan ang ibig mangyari ni Zubiri para abutin ng siyam-siyam sa SET makaupo man si Koko Pimentel eh baka hindi na mag-init ang upuan tapos na ang term. Come on ex-Sen. Zubiri, you know deep in your heart that you were a usurper. Kung anu-ano pa ang sinasabi mo about your family as mitigating factors. Resigning actually is the best thing you did. Other people in Japan or Korea who were similarly situated end their lives by any means. Lahat ng tao alam na ang nangyari nung 2007 ikaw na lang ang hindi. These people now coming out of the wood works are icing on the cake.

  • Anonymous

    Ang sa akin lang naman ay, bakit hindi ba niya nakayanan ang mga nangyayari ngayon? But why, it took him 4yrs.to past & later on resigned.He should not have run in said post if hindi niya makayanan ang mga batikos dahil trend na yan sa ating bansa na kahit matapos man ang halalan eh, ganun parin ang sabi2x ng mga tao.O kaya, ay hindi siya makatulog dahil may bumabagabag sa kanyang konsensya, dahil dyan, salamat at natutonan niyang tanggapin na talaga ay hindi siya karapat-dapat sa kanyang kinalalagyan ngayon.O kaya ay, hiningi niya sa madlang pipol na hindi sya ilagay sa alanganing pwesto para walang masabi ang mga tao.Sana ay mag number 1 siya sa Senado, o ano sa palagay nyo?  

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_EYAJTDSGXG6BAUDM6CQEGA4CXQ Trick

    Bihira sa mga politiko ang ganito ang gagawin…yung may delikadeza at pahalaga sa pangalan…. how I wish all politicians are just like you Senator Zubiri… imagine what could happen to our dear Philippines if lahat ng tao sa pinas ganito…pagpapahalaga sa pangalan, delikadeza, honesty, etc… di mahalaga kung guilty ka o hindi, pinakita mo Senator Zubiri na kakaiba ka di tulad ng mga trapo na kapit tuko sa pwesto…

    • Anonymous

      ay sus nauto ka naman. umiwas sa pusoy yang si zubiri dahil naglabasan na ang mga inutosan mismo sa pandaraya. wala siyang lusot kaya resign resign kunwari.

  • Anonymous

    but he’s still convinced he won big time in maguindanao. nice.

  • http://twitter.com/AntonioReygan Antonio

    who is a man of hatred, anger and revenge? noon pa yan Aquino na…. kaya di tayo umasenso dahil nandyan mga aquino/… puro revenge and anger. Buti pa si GMA nag sorry at nag extend ng reconciliation at unity. ito si pinoy galit kinari ipagtanggol mga mahihirap… eh pamilya insik naman mayaman

  • Anonymous

    A win, win move for possible re-election come 2013.

    Well, 80+% of his term already consummated.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_ZWM7C4HJRSM7OADRJMOEVYOSMA Noel Rose

    lahat naman sila mandaraya. pagalingan lang naman yan. sayang lang ang oras ng mga senate inquiry. gusto lahat maging bida. wala namang natapos. sayang lang ang oras. mag-resign na lang kaya silang lahat na mga senador. parang magnanakaw na galit sa kapwa magnanakaw. kawawang pilipinas!

    • Anonymous

      ano ka hello? magresign yong mga nandaya dahil naglabasan na ang mga kasangkot sa pandaraya. ayaw lang ni zubiri na makickout. isauli yong mga natanggap niyang pork barrel.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_TAUKBEGETQRNYFFOLMGSVEFCCI Noron Jamel

    Hay salamat tinablan din ng hiya!!! Dapat noon pa na nalaman mo na leading na si Koko sa PET e nag-resign ka na, di ngayon lang na halos patapos na term for 2013 e saka ka nagkusa, pinalabas mo pa na si Koko may kasalanan kaya ka nag-resign! Balik ka na lang sa Bukidnon at sigurado na mananalo ka don kasi hawak nio sa leeg mga tao don, wala nga dayaan don pero pandaraya nio dala nio nman sa ibang lugar. Sa palagay mo kaya Maguindanao Senator e naniniwala kami na taga-rito Maguindanao na di mo alam kabuktutang gawa ng mag-asawang Baboy at Bansot!!! Tell that to your LELONG PANOT!!! SAYANG GYMNASIUM MO DON MAGUINDANAO CAPITOL sa Sharif Aguak, Maguindanao, U DEPRIVE FILIPINOS OF 50M PESOS KASI WALANG GAMIT BUILDING NA UN, nakatiwangwang lang, bagong gawa pa naman!

  • Anonymous

    “My political detractors began calling me ugly names and dragging the name of my family in entirety. In other words, Mr. President, the trial by publicity has begun.”

    very effective pala ang trial by publicity. i-try by publicity na lahat ang mga nandaya sa election para mag-resign.

  • http://twitter.com/joelcruz07 Joel Cruz

    zubiri, why should you resign. there is no honor in what you have done, if you have not accepted the post in the first place then thats an honor.
    you resign because WHAT,
    you resign because you want to be LOOK UPON or guilty.
    better you continue so that no more you for next time.
    shame.

  • Anonymous

    I admire you for resigning. There are only very very few Filipinos who can do that. Im not very fond of posting my opinion in the internet but I have to let you know my appreciation what you did.

  • https://me.yahoo.com/a/O63k9p4RgJVQVBW2nwpLvspVyVwT.w--#b846f Binot

    buti pa si Zubiri kahit hindi sya nangdaya he made to sacrifice his political career for honor and for his family. itong amo nya si GMA, kahit halatang nangdaya hanggang ngayon kapit tuko pa rin sa kapangyarihan….sana maging ehemplo ka ng mga taga-LAKAS and taga-kampi

  • Anonymous

    Good move for Sen. Zubiri. Instead of force removal that would jeopardize his re-election for 2013, resigning is the best option. If politicians will follow Zubiri, perhaps, senate and congress will got barren seats. 

    But if ever, SET will pursue the investigation, Zubiri might still get the bad shot. A slim chance for him to run again for senate seat. 

    Perhaps, Enrile et al will just totally abandon the investigation as of course, respect to their resigned colleague. 

  • Anonymous

    ang tagal naman ng resignation dapat noon pa nung unang lumabas ang balitang nagkaroon ng dayaan apat na taon ka ng umupo saka mo naramdaman ang mga atake sa iyo,omg..kung sa inaakala mo makakakuha ka ng sympathy sa drama mo saganang akin ay hindi..

    • Anonymous

      Harrier if u say OMG i say WTF… if u believe in cocout sa iyo lang yon… i came from mindanao and i know kung sino at ano ang coconut… kahit nga sa CDO hindi sya nanano mismong taga CDO si coconut… 

  • Josie Ampautaun

    Kudos to the guy!  Does he know what’s coming next on this whole electoral fraud thing, I wonder?

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Ed-Dames/549197869 Ed Dames

    that’s a good move on the part of migz: he showed he’s got delicadeza while giving him enough time to prepare for the next senatorial election. there’s no sense in wishing for his party leaders to have the same “hiya.” that would be like asking for the moon.

    • http://twitter.com/hustlergalore hustlergalore

      pero at this point. kahit nagresign siya. hindi ko pa rin siya iboboto. lol

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_W6NUDVKJW46G4IBHQQW4BTIUJU Rodel

    Mr. Miguel Zubiri does not need to resign. We have the rules of law to follow. He should stand by this and do not mind what his detractors is accusing of. The problem here in our country is “The Trial by Publicity”. This should be stopped as not to pre-judged the concerned individual.

    • Anonymous

      kung di sya nagresign, makickout siya dahil kumanta na si ampatuli at lentek bedol. saan ang trial by publicity dyan? trial by publicity original ni jose pidal yan.

  • Anonymous

    There are 2 ways to interpret Zubiri’s resignation: one- that he is as guilty as GMA, and two- that he is a man of principle, one with a politically rare sense of delicadeza. Whichever is the truth, Zubiri unlike his President didn’t dirty his reputation as a Senator, never been stained by corruption,. I suggest that he showcases his senatorial accomplishment before he makes his final walk out of his Senate Office. 

    • http://twitter.com/hustlergalore hustlergalore

      either way, the filipino people will triumph.

  • Anonymous

     If I knew hindi ako nandaya, I will stay put and fight it out till the tribunal finds out what really is at the bottom of all these sound and fury signifying “something”.

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Badajosnon-Macabaian/100002348566742 Badajosnon Macabaian

    Senator Francis NOTED Pangilinan should have been the first one to resign. No need to explain.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_IOQ4UHZ3OCDDBDOWCA5O3AEQBM Cayetano

    I salute you Migs! It’s a good move for honor and delicadeza.. I am from Mindanao and I voted for you. How ever let give to Cesar what is due to Cesar. Ganyan talaga ang buhay, may susunod pa naman election. We always support Mindanawans. . Ang problema talaga ay si GMA, nadamay po kayo. . Good luck..   

    • Anonymous

      nadamay? talaga lang ha. baka nagpadamay.

  • Anonymous

     If I knew that hindi ako nandaya, I won’t resign but fight it out till the tribunal finds out and finally  and officially declares who really cheated whom.

  • Anonymous

    Zubiris are businessmen and are already very rich. At the rate PNOY is
    ‘cleansing’ the government of graft and corruption, making money through
    influence peddling and by the abuse of power is getting harder each
    day. My take is that the negative impact it will have on their
    businesses and to their family will not be worth it anymore. Sad to say
    that his sudden exit would project more of guilt than of honor.

  • Anonymous

    kung lahat ng nasa congress ay may delicadeza like zubiri, malamang iilan lang ang matitirang seandor at congressman….

    • Anonymous

      Popoye, Bwah-ha-ha!!! Tama na ang 4 na taong bilang pekeng senador.

  • Anonymous

    how could pimentel even win if he lost in his own supposed “baluarte” of CDO and Misamis? estrada lost in san juan in last year’s election. as they say in the philippines, there are no losers, mga dinaya lang daw sila. LOL
    i hope the election tribunal would settle all these election protests as soon as possible because the media is just going to make buckets of money out of this. bad news always sells, like showbiz gossip. :-)

    • Anonymous

      Sa CDO at Misamis lang ba ang botohan??? Di ba buong Pinas ang bumoboto para sa senador?

      • Anonymous

        HINDI ko naman sinabi na sa CDO at Misamis lang ang election ANO? magbasa ka nga, sinabi ko natalo si si pimentel doon. magbasa ka nga!
        and i also said that the elctrion tribunal should settle this asap. so what’s your beef?

      • Anonymous

        Pinalalabas mo na yapat natalo si Coco sa dapat balwarte niya, wala na siya karapatan manalo sa buong bansa.

  • Anonymous

    I was really surprise to read the resignation of “Once Senator” Mr. Migz Zubiri  (MZ) today. I didn’t expect that he will resign that way. I thought he is so strong and confident of himself. Though I would say that I didn’t voted for him during last election, it was Koko Pimentel whom I have voted being myself coming from Mindanao. What MZ did was indeed commendable because seldom could we see nowadays that kind of a character in our Government institutions, particularly policitians who wouldn’t concede.
     
    To quote his lines : “I am resigning, not because I wish to evade the decision of the Senate Electoral Tribunal. Handa ko pong tanggapin ang anumang hatol mula sa nasabing hukuman [I am ready to accept any verdict from the said tribubal].”… he would be doing an “injustice” to his fellowmen and the institution if he would continue working “half-heartedly and without full concentration and devotion.”

    What makes me inspire most about MZ deficult decision is that, HE HAS DELICADEZA AFTER ALL,he loves his integrity more than anything else and I tell you Sir you made the right choice. Know that people will admired you more and maybe who knows if you run for another position next election they will vote for you because they have seen an extraordinary character that quite seldom now in our society. May it be a lesson to all our Gov’t officials and emulate what Migz Zubiri did. If only most of our govt & private workers has the same character with MZ, this country achieve greater than we hope for.    

    • Anonymous

      Green, Yumaman na siya sa 4 na taon bilang PEKENG SENADOR.

  • Anonymous

    kung lahatmay hiya, sana dami nang pulitiko ang nagresign. masangkot lang ang pangalan mo sa eskandalo o kontrobersiya, dapat step down ka na….. wether guilty or not! para sa kapakanan ng nakakarami!! 

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Badajosnon-Macabaian/100002348566742 Badajosnon Macabaian

    Migz, Congratulations. You have just won my vote the next time around. You are still young. I salute you for your delicadeza, a very rare quality this time around.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_XX75TPPYJZF35TZMK4XZMAKMO4 Ben Donato

    he is straightforward. I salute him. nadamay lang siya sa pandaraya ng iba.
    . i will vote for him in 2013.

    • Anonymous

      Utu-uto pala siya. Huwag mo iboto ang mahina. Ibig sabihin, magpapadaya ulit siya.

      • http://www.facebook.com/people/Crispin-Sonny-Reyes-Jr/100001000023317 Crispin Sonny Reyes Jr

        agree

    • http://twitter.com/hustlergalore hustlergalore

      @yahoo-XX75TPPYJZF35TZMK4XZMAKMO4:disqus 
       “he is straightforward. I salute him. nadamay lang siya sa pandaraya ng iba.. i will vote for him in 2013.”

      -please calm yourself.

  • http://twitter.com/hustlergalore hustlergalore

    i couldnt believe it. it was highly implausible. but it did happen. very commendable ang pareresign. yun pa lang muna.

    e si lacson kaya? hanggang kailan kaya ang kakapalan ng mukha nito.
    tumakas na’t lahat-lahat at ginamit pa ang posisyon, nawala ng isang taon.
    he literally abandoned his post. tapos ang kapal ng mukha bumalik.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_UON2K4GAFBFYHH6LXLAJQXCX2M leo

    Well, lot of fellow Filipino already
    commented same as I thought in Zubiri’s resignation, a smart move for him
    knowing 1) that SET might favor Pimentel in the future decision over the election
    case, 2) certainly, can no longer get support now under P-Noy administration and 3) especially
    with the lot of revelations coming-out about the election fraud that favored him
    as mentioned by Ampatuan, Bedol and the SAFs’ ER switching. This is NOT delicadeza
    but instead avoiding further shame.

     

    His emotional speech
    mentioning his accomplishment and the way his family affected by what he called
    “trial by publicity” only to get sympathy from the people.

  • Anonymous

    Zubiri’s resignation was not out of delikadeza but as a matter of political necessity. His defiant stance indicates hesitation to leave but if not for a  full blast investigation of the poll scam looming ahead , he’d rather stay. He must have sensed he is in the losing end and so as not to forclose his political career, he decided to resign as a tactical move. For those who will give him the benefit of the doubt, it is delikadeza which he can claim later. He will come back as a candidate again (watch this) but I doubt it if he will ever become a senator again.

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_YJ4D2FUCXZQLOHU6NO2T2HGKHQ ramnol81

      I agree! Face saving measure!

  • Anonymous

    There’s no trial by publicity in the proven fact by SET that Coco Pimentel already had additional 254,000 votes against the 18,000 lead of Zubiri in 2007.

  • Anonymous

    Delikadeza my a**. Unang-una, hindi siya dapat kumampi kay Gloria.

  • Anonymous

    Of course alam niya. Naglalabasan na ang mga testigo ng dayaan.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_LIAI3J4PISMOGFVMB4PLRZIMOI str8boy

    Zubiri and Angelo delos Reyes both used the words ‘integrity’ and ‘honor’….but both know not the meaning of these words. Nakikigamit lang sila ng mga salitang wala sa kanilang pagkatao. Si Reyes, pinagtakpan ang Gloria…si Zubiri naman, nagbubulagbulagan sa pandaraya ng kanyang partido dahil siya ang main beneficiary. Dibale, may Bukidnon pa naman kung saan ang kanyang pamilya ang naghaharing-uri.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_PYBQDHVEYP7E4P54RSKKIHVZCE gwen balili

    KOLOKOHAN.. kung totoong may delikadesa ka.. sana nag suicide ka
    MANDARAYA KANG DAKO !!!

  • Anonymous

    Binot, Nandaya po siya ayon mismo sa SET kasi 254,000 na boto na ang nilipat kay Coco Pimentel.

  • Anonymous

    Snow, Umiiwas lang siya sa pagkapahiya. Una, 254,000 na ang nabawing boto ni Coco Pimentel. Ikalawa, dumarami ang lumalabas na testigo na may dayaan noong eleksyon 2007.

  • Anonymous

    diyan magaling ang mga tao ni PINOY trial by publicity.kaparis sa diyaryong ito ilang milyong bloggers ang pinakawalan ni pinoy para purihin lang siya..napakalaking budget ng malakanyang sa PR para gumawa lang ng papuri sa kanya kahit palpak ang mga ginagawa.kasama na diyan yung mga survey ng SWS at PULSE ASIA magkano ba ang lagay sa inyo ni pinoy at ayaw ninyong palabasin ang tunay na rating niya?

    • http://twitter.com/hustlergalore hustlergalore

      “napakalaking budget ng malakanyang sa PR”

      – gets ko na. tao ka pala ni ARROYO. ganyan na ganyan ang linya ni lambino e. LOL

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Badajosnon-Macabaian/100002348566742 Badajosnon Macabaian

    Migz, Congratulations. You have just won my vote the next time around. You are still young. I salute you for your delicadeza, a very rare quality this time around. !!!!!!!!!!!!

  • Anonymous

    this is actually a good gambit. keysa sa matanggal siya tapos talagang di na siya mananalo sa next election dahil sa stigma ng pagiging mandaraya (lalo). e by resigning nagmumukha pa siyang marangal at may delikadeza at makapanguuto pa siya ng mga boboto sa kanya sa next election (gaya ng mga maraming nauto na niya dito pa lang). anyway naka 4 years siyang nakaupo so puede nang isugal ang para sa next term.
    dapat di tayo magpauto a mandarayang ito gaya ng iba ditong uto-uto. we should be smarter than that by now, or are we?
    batu-bato sa langit he he

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_ANLFKB4DV3IZ2DLG5UNU6YV7UI war de hensam man

    eh kung magresign na lang kya lahat na tao sa gobyerno, pati yun mga nagpapalaki ng itlog sa mga munisipyo at government offices?? tapos magkanyakanya na lang tayo,, wala rin naman kaibahan, we are still living in TOTAL CHAOS..walang ibang magaling at tama kundi ang sarili lamang..katulad din ng lahat ng nagpopost ng opinion dito (heka kasali ako dun ah) ..the PHILIPPINES is DOOMED FOREVER!! kahit itanong nyo pa sa mga NINUNO nyo at mga magiging APO sa TALAMPAKAN..

  • EVILCOUPLE

    Mr ex (fake) Senador Zubiri, ilan ba ang lamang ni Pimentel sa Electional Tribunal, siguradong alam mo na kaya ka nag resign.    Hindi naman kita iboboto sa susunod na election, pa awa points ka pa sa masa.

    BISTADO KA NA.

    • Anonymous

      He could have prolonged the electoral protest until his term expires, but he did not.  Give the man a break.  Letting go of a senatorial position is not easy.

  • Anonymous

    Bihira yan ginawa mo zubiri I hope this will send a strong message sa mga players ng pangdaraya sa election nuong 2004 at 2007 na lumantad na at maging maginoo.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_VYWL57BMQAELENDCVXXLKQLSKI Don Sia

    kung walang apoy walang usok. nagresign ka na rin lang, derechohin mo na. iniisa isa na kayo. the boat is sinking! tapos na ang panahon nyo!

  • Anonymous

    it took four long years and millions of porks and perks bago nag resign. huli man daw at magaling, huli pa rin. so, what now garci?

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Mon-Mayuga/100000311601932 Mon Mayuga

    We may accept as true resigned Senator Juan Miguel Zubiri’s statement that he did not cheated to win in the 2007 senatorial elections.

    But what we believe to the the truth is that Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo marshaled all forces, people and resources  available at her disposal legally and illegally to make all her candidates win. 

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_OVGQOX6ZM534YIKBKXHROMNQJE raul

    I believed that sen. zubiri did not commit in the last elections, The operators headed by fg have done it, so that they could muster the majority in the senate for future purposes, i.e, the interest of the arroyos. There is no doubt that the good senator had tried to protect the integrity of the senate. mabuhay ka, sen. zubiri. May your tribe increase.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_EBASKICGWQMKRND2YURVU626TU ralph

    alam naman nya from the start na may nandaya eh,, why did he hide the truth? Him resigning is a signal for political maneuvering,, kasi kung hanggang dulo hinde sya bumaba,, eh paano kung napananatuyan na may dayaan,, eh di sira image nya.. Resigning turned him from zero to hero to the eyes of the public. Just an example of exploitation of our greatest weakness — Sympathy.

    • Anonymous

      e kaso alam nating ‘yon ang puntirya nya, kaya balandra ang diskarte!

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Nemean-Lion/100001686279013 Nemean Lion

    a little too late decision but at least who have the gal to finally resign. Better perhaps you did not say more words to justify yourself. the more you do so the more you are trying HIDE the painful truth and the more you damage yourself and your family. But better of you than Gloria Arroyo. Still I believe  as a person you are good but you being in politics makes your image bad specially you are in cohort with the Arroyo family during election. Good luck sir. Better to keep quiet now.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_7J4ABTFDEYYOFUS37HJ4EY4J7U Daniel

    “I am resigning because of the unfounded allegations against me”. May I remind you Mr. Zubiri that the SET have already said that 98 %  of the votes contested by Koko are spurious. If you are really a gentleman as you claim to be, why are you claiming last week in your TV interviews that Koko cheated in Metro Manila? You even put that in your counter protest which is yet to be decided by SET.

    If you have resigned right after the protest of Koko and did not counter protest, I would have given you the benefit of the doubt. You have only resigned when you know that that there is already no way out. That just shows your color. You are still young, you can still change. I hope you are not as rotten to the core as your actions showed.

    • Anonymous

      Benefit of the dought??? wtf did you mean DOUBT??

      • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_G6HEGOAAAQCC6KVVZJ2EHQLVII doobee

        ahahahahahaha

  • Anonymous

    tao nga naman.. talagang hindi masiyahan sa mga nangyayari sa Pilipinas.. Mabuti ng nagkaroon siya ng BAYAG na Mag resign yung iba dyan alam ng nandaya  eh umupo pa at tinapos ang termino…SANA magbukas ito sa mga mandaraya dyan na pulitiko na mag resign na rin sa puwesto…

  • Anonymous

    Kapuri puri at kahanga hanga ang ginawa ng butihing senador Zubiri,umiiral pala sa bansa ang “Delikadesa”.Pamarisan sana ng iba pa nating elected opisyal at mga appointed na opisyal ng ating pamahalaan
    ang mabuting halimbawang ito.Huwag sana silang kapit tuko sa
    kapangyarihan kung nakagawa ng baluktot….May Pag asa pa pala ang ating
    bansang pilipinas….

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_SOZXRIWDEWZW7HTR7WBPAIPBVY Mario Medcino

    we must remember that these are politicians.  every move is calculated for a purpose.  whether be it noble or naughty only they would know and for us to find out.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_IH2YJLJKWQPA24SFVN7KGI66OY Nate Archibald F

    naku, migs, bakit ka nagresign, sayang ang cdf

  • Anonymous

    Unfounded allegations Mr. Zubiri…Kung hindi umamin sila ampatuan, bedol, at iba pa na may dayaan talagang nangyari sa Maguindanao HINDI ka pa rin magre-resign eh…Papogi points mo lang yan para sa susunod na election meron kang magagamit na slogan na kesyo may prinsipyo ka at kung ano ano pa…delaying tactics ka pa nga at counter protest kaso masyado na obvious na nandaya talaga admin ninyo nla gloria nung 2007 election…Nice try Mr. Zubiri, pero hindi lahat ng tao naniwala sa antics mo kanina…

  • Anonymous

    kalokohan… gusto niya na magluksa ang bayan at ihirang siyang bayani…. dapat sana, nuon pa nagresign siya. para lang makuha niya simpatiya ng mga tao. anyway for koko, 2 years na rin lang at matapos na rin ang term……. go on…

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_RPHTGSJAOGANPLHAQFBW3PLFE4 Joma Momo

    migs zubiri was just at the wrong party and at the wrong time in 2007 elections. if he was not running under the ticket of gma, he could have won convincingly over koko pimentel whose only strength was he got the family name of his father. this pimentel sibling can’t even win a mayoralty try in cdo some years back. as a mindanao observer, migs has done something good in mindanao even then while i didn’t recalled any for koko. the people of valencia, bukidnon can attest to this. better luck next time migs.

  • https://me.yahoo.com/a/WBK7IiIfl8k6hdBdxg.g3Ow3BLje2kn3YPyB#dccf6 jun

    He is saving face kasi next month lalabas na ang decision ng senate electoral tribunal kung saan napatunayan na lamang na lamang c pimentel kaya inunahan na nya..pakibalik na rin sana ni zubiri ung hundred millions of pesos na pork barrel during his term as fake senator para kumpleto ang pagppakabayani nya kuno..

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_GEQ75JHYTEM3HIEQUAQ4OWXN54 Max T

    In the first place, he has no right to resign because he didn’t win the senatorial election. Anyway, good riddance for a stupid senator.

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_L36JQMLYXF4ZEYPMJO5LBHOXS4 David

      “he has no right to resign because he didn’t win the senatorial election.”

      While one doesn’t have to accept it, records show he nonetheless won the senatorial election unless decided otherwise by a lawfully-designated body. While it’s mere opinion, look at how many opinions coincidentally (and seemingly) disagree with you.

      But if it makes you happy, at least you still get to call him a so-called stupid senator. Whatever meets your criteria for that.

  • Anonymous

    JUAN MIGUEL ZUBIRI… sounds like JOSE MIGUEL ARROYO….. hayahay….

  • http://twitter.com/ernestonoel1 hopelovefaith

    inunahan na niya.  he likes to give the impression that he is a fair and reasonable person.
    only a simple minded person will not see behind the motivation of zubiri. 

  • Anonymous

    Pumutok na sa mukha e. Ever since alam naman niya yung dayaan. Kaso may mga di inaasahang magsisikanta.

  • Anonymous

    Well, all I can say is I admire what migs zubiri did by resigning instead of holding on to his position like most trapos do. It shows he has delicadeza. It sad it had to end this way. Koko pimentel does not deserve the seat. He can’t even wait for the electoral tribunal’s decision to proclaim him the winner. He is screaming and kicking like a child coveting the senate seat left by migs. Poor guy. He thinks the senate seat is his private property that had passed to him by inheritance from his father.

  • http://profiles.yahoo.com/u/S42XIXNLXWDSOTMCWNUB6CRGQU DoDong

    buti nga si zubiri electoral fraud lang ang kaso pinairal ung delikadesa.. eh me senator nga dyan double murder ang kaso at tinakbuhan pa ang batas ng isang taon aun at ang kapal ng muka nakangiti pa sa tv.

    • Anonymous

      Sakto ka diyan kaibigan! Iyang delikadesa ang sobrang wala ang mga politiko natin… Kahit pa harap-harapan ng ginagago ang mga batas na ipinasa nila bale wala lang.  I hope sumunod din si Mr. Fugitive sa yapak ni Mr. Zubiri.

    • Anonymous

      Korek!

  • http://twitter.com/Kabooom217 Akoito

    Tsk..Tsk ..Tsk . . . A classic manifestation of the local saying . .”Ang Pikon Talo!” But politicians were trained  to be “thicked-face” all throughout their entire career and even in lifetime despite any political weather! No amount of accusation or trial by publicity will ever affect their stature. They will always fight for it as this is where their bread and butter come from.

    Should the accusations turn out to be true, there is this power of denial! One can always face and withstand any odds and could easily hide their crimes or anomalies in the eyes of many but no one could ever evade an inner conviction should their very own GUILTY CONSCIENCE strikes. The act of surrender can still always be concealed with pride and dignity. That’s what happened in the case of Mr. Zubiri.

    At an early stage, he uses this threat as an opportunity for his political plans. Comes next election, his name will again be in the roster of candidates and that’s for sure! With a better image this time of course because of this honorable act. Besides, he never pulled a trigger in order to stay alive. What a perfect rendition and disguise! Bravo!!!

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_ATYAB457SE43LMC2Q6UPT4JPM4 tow truck

    Good job!  then prove that you did not cheat while not in power so all is fair….

  • Anonymous

    Una sa lahat, kailan ba nangyari na walang dayaan sa halalan sa Pinas? Akala nyo mga Gentleman and mga Senador at mga Kongresista? alaka nyo lang. Kung sino ang nakaupo sila ang may hawak ng pera ng bayan kaya kahit na walang nilalabas na tutuong proweba, tira sila sa media. Ang mga taga media naman nag pi piesta dahil meron silang maisulat at maraming bibili ng newspaper at manonood ng TV. Weather weather daw lang yan. Meanwhile, daming tsismis na lumalabas, masaya ang mga taong walang ginagawa kundi makinig sa tsismis at maki tsismis na rin. Mabuhay ang Pinas!!!

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_UEOYVKCYDI7KXN4RTLFDDVQD3U dfsdafdsf

    this guy doesn’t have any guts at all.. if you didn’t do anything wrong and you are right then you need to fight for it. IF you are clean, legit and correct then those people who accused you are wrong. the fact that Zubiri resigns i can say that, that guy is guilty.

  • Anonymous

    I don’t see this as an act of a gentleman but an act of cowardice. Everybody knows that during the aftermath of the 2007 senatorial election, Zubiri stood proud and tall that he won over Pimentel by zeroing Pimentel in areas where it was impossible to get a zero vote. Even Mr. Poe couldn’t be zeroed in a voting population where everybody adored him. Ask a simple Muslim how they worship a man like Mr. Poe. Mr. Pimentel also hails from Mindanao so every inch of a story could not ever be believed. 

    Now is the time to know the truth. Zubiri is coward enough to face the truth!

  • Anonymous

    Telling us that he never asked anyone to cheat for him and yet accepted and very proud of winning a fraud result of election, it was more than asking someone to cheat for him.

    He will surely run again comes next election but he will be a marked man to the voters

  • http://twitter.com/freddiemariano Freddie Mariano

    Sa chess, kung alam mong inevitable na ang pagkamate mo, ang “honorable” way out ay resignation.

    This may also be a calculated move in which he wants to turn a setback into an advantage when the next election come and he runs for another or the same position. He wants to invest in his political career by projecting an image of someone with “delicadeza”; a non-trapo; a “Mr Clean”.

  • Anonymous

    Koko Tuko, hayan bakante na, kapit na kaagad ng mahigpit bilis. At wag kalimutang sabihin kay noynoy/Abad na ang first order of the day ay i-release na kaagad yang “pork litson” mo, ok?

    Yang isang walang accomplishment dyan sa Malacanang kailan magkakaroon ng delicadeza na magresign?

  • Anonymous

    Just curious. Kung talagang kinonsyensya ka sa
    mga batikos na pekeng senador ka dahil sa mga pandaraya sa maguindanao, eh,
    bakit ngayon ka lang nagresign? 

    The allegations of fraud with regards to your votes have
    been there since the elections of 2007 and you have been insisting that your
    votes were legit. It is only now that the people who have the goods on you who
    are claiming your victory is  fraudulent  that you are tendering your resignation. .
    .Koko Pimentel thought that you should 
    resign but you did not.and protested through the Senate channels.
    Well EXCUSE ME. All you did was  knock out the
    helicopter issue and other anti GMA issues off the front pages and direct it at
    yourself. Parang napaka noble mo pa kasi you were the first to ever resign and
    all.

    Well, sorrry Migz, I don’t buy it. From a fellow
    Augustinian, I do NOT buy it. I can see right through your ploy

    . It is NOT about INTEGRITY and HONOR.

     If it was, you, should
    have done it way back in 2007, when the first suspicions of wrongdoing came
    out,
    Not now, when validation of wrongdoing is coming out through
    the shady characters who pulled it off are coming out of the woodwork because
    of the current environment which has made the “surfacing of honesty” possible.
    I do not know about the other people who heard your  speech.  As for me. I DO NOT BUY YOUR PROTESTATIONS
    ABOUT INTEGRITY AND HONOR.

    All you did was  knock
    the PNP helicopters and other GMA related issues off the front pages, and that
    raises questions in my head.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_OR3KQE5EINZIUCZ3HCURKVYHEE Franz Karl

    Kailan kaya susunod ang mga Arroyo? hmmm sa tingin ko, hindi. Kapal ng mukha ng mga yon. HAHAHA.At saka yung mga politiko na nangdaya?Hmmm, siguro ubos lahat politiko natin. hahaha.Iwan ko lng kung mayroong matira.PEACE!!!!

  • Anonymous

    Let the Philippines justice system will prove and decide if Zubiri cheated or not,not any one of us to judge him guilty  or not guilty.Don’t let our emotions dictate us.

  • Anonymous

    In the first place, you should not have allied yourself w/ GMA if you’re concern w/ your family’s reputation.
    “A prudent man sees danger and hides himself; but the simple go on, and suffer for it.” Prov.22:3

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_L36JQMLYXF4ZEYPMJO5LBHOXS4 David

    In this rather jaded and cynical society of ours…how often do you see a politician doing exactly this despite his reasons? How long has it been?

    Sure we can be cynical and even don’t have to believe his reasons. The fact is…he resigned, and he said he’s even willing to face the remaining issues after.He will defend himself, and that’s to be expected of him AND anyone. Anybody feel any different?

  • Anonymous

    In terms of Environmental advocacy, Sen.Zubiri managed it excellently and he made far better than Sen.Legarda.He was more convincing and no “yabang”.Sad that it has to end this way. So now wazzup Koko?? show us what you’ve got,if you have any at all…

  • Anonymous

    i’m not sure if his reason justifies his resignation. i feel for his family. but didn’t he know before he ran that our country is too fragile and needs senators who can play with not only hard balls but also fireballs?

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_GEQ75JHYTEM3HIEQUAQ4OWXN54 Max T

    By the way, what kind of bulls*** is he talking about that he didn’t cheat? The fact that he was INSISTED to count the Maguindanao votes to overthrow Koko’s protest four years ago basically meant that he was really an accomplice to electoral cheating.

  • Anonymous

    Prove your sincerity and do not run again on 2013. It’s high time to vote out all trapos, we need new, bright and incorruptible people to serve us.

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

    This is great news! Senaror Zubiri’s resignation is indeed commendable. He said he didn’t cheat and did not ASK any one to cheat for him. May be this is true and believable.  However many are waitng for to him to say what he did when told by the Boss that the votes for Lacson, Cayetano and Aquino in Mindanoa  will be credited to his votes.

    While, true he didn’t ask for it, but did he at least say ” Please don’t do it, that’s bad and I don’t agree with it.) 

    In fairness, no one in his right political mind would reject such an irresistible offer.

    God knows who is telling the truth.

    Wonder why he resigned this early..

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_L36JQMLYXF4ZEYPMJO5LBHOXS4 David

      “Wonder why he resigned this early..”

      Heh, some people questioned why he resigned only now rather than early on.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_NOECQCGRXKYPV42TTKHFEAFF4A gwapogiaqo

    Long overdue….
    Those who DO NOT DESERVE to be in Government and doing
    Public Service should ALL FOLLOW suit…
    Let’s do our ABUSED Country a Big Favor by cleaning government,
    the bureaucracy and the whole STINKING system and somehow
    help it regain its long-lost Dignity.
    So that righteous Investors would invest again and provide much-
    needed jobs. We need jobs for our people so that they would not 
    need to go out of the country in order just to earn a living.

  • Anonymous

    palpak ang diskarte, zubiri. hindi bobo ang pilipino, you can see that with these comments here!  

  • Anonymous

    Zubiri knows he cannot win in the next election.  Sacrifice a few months out of office versus a striking name recall in his re-election bid. nice but a very impure move.

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_L36JQMLYXF4ZEYPMJO5LBHOXS4 David

      The article said his term was supposed to end in 2013, not a “few months out of office”.

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Jim-De-Guzman-Dumaoal/100000102844324 Jim De Guzman Dumaoal

    senator Zubiri has set the record in the history of the philippine politics..nobody could undermine his decency in chosing his honor and love to serve the people…let it be your wisdom carried everywhere and assuring you of our support to all your endeavor…perhaps, 2013 election is near to come you can serve again the people after winning again as senator..

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_L75SNJPAVYVSOITBRH2DY44GHY John

    Kudos to Zubiri and i admire him for doing the right decision. Talaga naman very  statistically improbable ang election result sa ARRM region and Zaldy Ampatuan and Bedol had attested to those anomalies. Si GMA lang naman ang kapal muks ha..

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

    If Juan Miguel Zubiri did not resign as senator, I wonder if the Senate Electoral Tribunal will declare Koko Pimentel the winner and that will really get everybody tense.

    At least, I have heard of Sen. Zubiri performing his tasks as senator and in recent memory of the hearings that he participated in actively. I wonder if the non-performing senators will be willing to resign now to give the Senate and our country to heave a sigh of relief when we do not see them react at all during deliberations on the floor. I agonize more to think that they do not do or say anything despite the perks and pork barrels in cash that they enjoy. Ang gagarapal naman ninyo.

    This resignation of Zubiri is admirable. I did not vote for him but I would probably give more time to evaluate him next time if he runs for senator again.

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Amado-Santos/100000291886299 Amado Santos

    Police car (Vios, gray-colored, with body number QC
    114 and with plate number SFY 482) is regularly “orbiting” illegals in
    Novaliches Bayan “Barangay Nova Proper), specifically, pasugalan ng mahjong at
    color games, illegal terminals of FX, jeepneys and tricycles, “bangketa
    beerhouses” o painuman ng alak sa mga bangketa, beer pubs with “all the way down
    shows,” “bangketa cellphone stores” o mga naglalatag at nagbebenta ng mga
    napakagagandang nakaw na cellphones sa bangketa,  etc. I can just wonder kung
    magkano umaabot ang kuleksyon nila gabi-gabi at kung sinu-sino ang
    naghahati-hati sa mga nakukulektang tong. – Rodney (Novaliches,
    QC).
     

  • Anonymous

    At first, I would say that it was not the right decision for him to make if he really didn’t do anything wrong base on the premise of innocent until proven guilty. However, as an honorable man who puts his country first before himself my sincerest admiration for this unselfish act.

    May his gesture be a gold standard that every government officials should emulate. 

  • Mark Joseph Pacat

    Bading. Gusto ko pa man din. Binoto ko pa man din sya.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_NZIMTVD7F2FU2BEVEAJ5JLTSNQ Ompong

    Unggoy, kung ebidensiya ng pandaraya ang batayan. mas malamang matagal ka ng tanggal. Pero dahil bago na ang set up ng senate electoral tribunal (SET). kayat nag resign ka na.  Ang iyong desisyon ng pag resign ay hindi dahil sa konsensiya at epekto sa iyong pamilya ng mga batikos. Ikaw lamang ay nahaharap sa isang bagong reyalidad. Reyalidad na hindi na kayo mga mangagantso, sinungaling, rapist, magnanakaw, nagpahirap at nagbaon sa utang sa mamamayan, nagpaikot sa ulo ng militar at kapulisan, nagpababa ng imahe ng ating bansa sa buong daigdig ang nasa kapangyarihan. Naway ikaw ay makulong, magdusa sa kahit anong bilangguan sampu ng iyong mga kapamilya na nagtustos at kaisa sa iyong pandarayang nagawa. Naway ituloy ng SET ang imbestigasyon sa iyo at sa iba pang pandaraya na ginawa ng inyong grupo. At wag maging leverage sa negosasyon sa SET at iba pang juridical na ahensiya na aabutan ng inyong kaso ang iyong ginawang resignation. Ibigay ang pinakamatinding sentensya sa mga nambastos, nangutya sa intelehensiya ng taong bayan. 

  • Anonymous

     his resignation is admirable – guilty or not. not too many of our government officials can do the same.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_PYBQDHVEYP7E4P54RSKKIHVZCE gwen balili

    padded senator by a fake president… inunahan mo lang ang decision ng
    SET sa sept.. sus maryosep wag mong pinagloloko ang taong bayan.. no. 13
    ka pa rin sa 2013

  • Anonymous

    I believe Mr. zubiri’s decision to resign (though it hurts deeply on his person) as senator has a good political impact. I would just say sorry for him for being a beneficiary of someone’s devil mind and acts even if he had nothing to do with them but benefited very much from them.

  • Anonymous

    ZUBIRI chose to take upon himself a “HOLLOW BULLET” rather than solid one…And so what is commendable in there?. The fact that ZUBIRI stops in the middle of the game is not a courageous act but the opposite…Had if not for these election officials who executed affidavits affirming the rigging, the litany exercised yesterday of MIGZ would have not happened…
    The reading was on the WALL…There was no room for MIGZ hanging on in the honorable chamber he says.

  • Anonymous

    Juan Miguel Zubiri is truly a TRAPO. He knows well enough to use every situation to his advantage. How can someone known to have cheated the election and believed to have benefited from cheating still be considered honorable and courageous after deciding to resign, (but only after 4 years of clinging to his post illegitimately, 2 years before the next senatorial election, and 1 month before the SET, Senate Electoral Tribunal, comes out with a final ruling favoring  Atty. Koko Pimentel`s protest against Juan Miguel Zubiri.), if indeed he is not a TRAPO?

     

    • Anonymous

      e sino ba ang hindi trapo?

  • http://twitter.com/CrocLolong CrocLolong

    BAKA NMAN SSUSUNOD SI  MIGUEL ZUBIRI KAY MIGUEL ARROYO PUNTANG HONGKONG

  • http://twitter.com/MallariRomulo Romulo Mallari

    Kung di ka matalas…. maaawa ka sa kanya… at hahangaan mo ang kababaang loob niya. Pero ano ba ang realidad, na lumabas na si Bedol na nagsabi na nandaya si Gloria, lumantad na si Santiago na nagkaroon ng ballot switching sa kongreso, si Ampatuan umamin din na nagkayarian. Panghuli tumitining na ang protesta ni Pimentel sa electoral tribunal, na ang mga sinumiti niyang ebendisya, ang nagpapatunay na siya ang nanalo bilang 12 senador. Kung gayon, malinaw pa sa sikat ng araw na mahuhubaran ng titulo bilang senador si Zubiri at kung dumating ang araw na iyon, siya ang lalabas na kahiya-hiya. Kaya ang ginawa ng mama, gumawa ng drama, para imaniobra ang simpatiya ng publiko. Si Koko Pimentel ang tunay na kawawa dito, 4 na taon na hinabol ni Pimentel ang titulo na para sa kanya, siya na dapat na nakaupo, 4 na taon walang pagod sa paghahanap ng katarungan, sa tunay na resulta ng halalan. Habang si Zubiri 4 taon ding naupo sa titulong hindi naman para sa kanya. Wag niyang paikutin ang ulo natin na wala siyang alam sa pandaraya ni Gloria, marahil hindi nga nandaya ang Mama, pero 4 na taon siyang nakinabang sa pandaraya ni Gloria. Batid nila ito, dahil sila ang makapangyarihan sa panahon ni Gloria….At sa huli…hahangaan ko siya ng tuluyan, kung tuluyan na niyang iiwan ang buhay pulitika na nagdulot daw ng sama ng loob sa kanyang pamilya…. Pero duda ako…kasi mahusay kang pulitiko na magaling gumawa ng drama.

  • henry troubster

    he s not the only one , we all know that,maybe they could come to the region of zambouenga , mr and mrs cerilles for example,where do they get all the money to pay people for their votes?

    • http://www.facebook.com/people/Jay-Tee/100001503499438 Jay Tee

      does that mean that people in zamboanga are stupid that they trade their votes with money? i never thought about that.
       

    • http://www.facebook.com/people/Jay-Tee/100001503499438 Jay Tee

      does that mean that people in zamboanga are stupid that they trade their votes with money? i never thought about that.

  • Anonymous

    well, that’s your interpretation not mine. ;-)

  • Anonymous

    Dito sa Pinas kailangan ang cheating sa election para hindi manalo ang hindi karapatdapat manalo.

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Jay-Tee/100001503499438 Jay Tee

    why stay in the post that you’re not supposed to be at, to begin with? and when you know now that the decision is in favor of  the truthful and honest? your move may be smart but you’re still a JERK!

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_OKR6YTPMNSR7ELMU67VIZZU26Q Venus

    He’s been a big help to the  people of negros occidental. No matter what they say we are still here to support you,… May God Bless you,…

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_OKR6YTPMNSR7ELMU67VIZZU26Q Venus

    He’s been a big help to the people of Negros Occidental. No matter what allegations we are here to support Senator Migz. Thank you and May God Bless you,..

  • Filipino Mabuhay Ka

    A man of honor, God Bless you Sir, i will happily vote for you should you run again.

  • Anonymous

    I guess there’s a reason behind this move, i am not convinced that its just because his reputation is being destroyed through such trial.  Even before many senators are being publicized, good and bad , so what’s new.  Maybe you’re getting out of a scenario that will bring you trouble in the future.  Lets not pretend anymore….be real enough to say the truth.  We are not kids that you can tell all your fairytales, saying you are the hero here.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_PYBQDHVEYP7E4P54RSKKIHVZCE gwen balili

    padded senator by a fake president… inunahan mo lang ang decision ng
    SET.. sus maryosep wag mong pinagloloko ang taong bayan.. no. 13
    ka pa rin sa 2013



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