90-day senatorial campaign starts Tuesday: Team PNoy banking on Aquino

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It’s “daang matuwid” (good governance), stupid.

From speeches to TV adverts, from jingles to slogans, Team PNoy will be trumpeting President Aquino’s accomplishments spurred by his policy of good governance.

Convinced that the May 13 midterm elections are a referendum on his leadership, the President will be personally rooting for the 12 senatorial candidates. People will see more of him on the campaign trail, standing on a flatbed truck, pressing flesh and climbing the stage in his trademark yellow T-shirt.

When he proclaims the candidates at the historic Plaza Miranda tonight, the President will push the envelope by drawing a clear line between Team PNoy and the opposition United Nationalist Alliance (UNA) to ensure a 12-0 sweep. The battle lines will be drawn.

“In this campaign, we will put the President’s capital on the line,” Sen. Franklin Drilon, Team PNoy campaign manager, said in an interview.

The strategy is to highlight the administration’s accomplishments: The 6.6-percent full-year growth in 2012, the preliminary peace deal with Moro rebels, the Senate vote to oust Chief Justice Renato Corona, among other notable ones.

Add to that, the government’s conditional cash transfer program, which is benefiting more than 2 million poor families.

These were proofs that the reforms Aquino has undertaken in the past two and a half years were “bearing fruit,” Drilon said.

“The 6.6-percent growth is attributable to nothing else but confidence in the President due to his unwavering adherence to ‘daang matuwid’  platform,” he added.

Campaign pitch

“Daang matuwid” was Aquino’s campaign battle cry in 2010; it will be his campaign pitch this time for the Team PNoy candidates, assembled from his own Liberal Party (LP), once rival Nacionalista Party, Laban ng Demokratikong Pilipino and Partido ng Demokratikong Pilipino-Laban.

This will become evident in the coming weeks—from the speeches to little details, like messages on shirts and baller ID bands.

Aquino himself set the tone in the Team PNoy’s TV advert, where he introduced them as the “tuwid na daan” candidates, and in his speeches, where he framed the midterm elections as a choice between good governance and its opposite.

“The question that we will ask: ‘Are we on the right path? Is the country on the right path in the two years and a half that the President is running the government?’ If we are, then the President is asking the people to support his team,” Drilon said.

By harping on “daang matuwid,” it becomes inevitable then for Team PNoy to draw a sharp contrast with UNA, with whom it shares three “common candidates” and to pose the challenge: What do you have to offer?

Clear line

Aquino has given strict orders to “draw a clear line” between Team PNoy and UNA. In a recent speech, he warned of “riders” and “pretenders” who turn up in yellow shirts but don’t espouse good governance.

By not attacking the administration, UNA has been accused by Malacañang of riding on the President’s popularity to its own electoral advantage. There has been no response from the UNA stalwarts: Vice President Jejomar Binay, Senate President Juan Ponce Enrile and deposed President Joseph Estrada.

“The President wants to draw a very clear line between Team PNoy and UNA. He considers this a referendum on his first two and a half years,” Drilon said.

To win the campaign, Drilon said the team would have to “clearly present the distinction” between the administration and the opposition.

“We will base this campaign on differentiation between the clear program of this administration and the lack of any program on the part of the opposition. What can they show?” he said.

Clear as black and white

It will be clear as “black and white,” according to the acting LP president, Transportation Secretary Joseph E.A. Abaya.

Budget Secretary Florencio Abad, senior political adviser to the President and an LP stalwart, agreed that the distinction would be defined by what the administration stood for: good governance, economic growth and poverty reduction.

“What does UNA have to say about that? As I said the burden of defining themselves rests with UNA,” Abad said.

But won’t that tack affect Grace Poe and Senators Loren Legarda and Francis Escudero who were adopted by UNA, and alienate them from the other ticket?

Drilon was unperturbed.

“These are the administration candidates. That they were adopted by UNA is a decision made by UNA,” he said of the three who had been instructed early on to skip UNA rallies. “We can’t prevent them from adopting our candidates.”

Dynasty issue

While it claims to run on a platform of good governance, Team PNoy has been hounded by the issue of political dynasty, and so has been UNA.

On the PNoy slate are Paolo Benigno “Bam” Aquino IV, the President’s first cousin; reelectionist Sen. Alan Peter Cayetano, whose sister Pia is also a senator; reelectionist Sen. Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel III, son of former Sen. Aquilino Pimentel Jr.; Aurora Rep. Juan Edgardo Angara, son of Sen. Edgardo Angara; and former Las Piñas Rep. Cynthia Villar, wife of Sen. Manuel Villar Jr.

Rounding out the slate are Sen. Antonio Trillanes IV, former Senators Ramon Magsaysay Jr. and Jamby Madrigal and former Akbayan Rep. Risa Hontiveros.

Good, bad clans

Malacañang has said that the electorate should make a distinction between “good” and “bad” political clans, and vet the candidates themselves.

“We will present them to the people. Ultimately the people will judge whether one is qualified to be in the Senate,” Drilon said.

To criticisms that Aquino’s economic gains did not trickle down to the grassroots, Drilon has a ready answer: “It’s obvious his work is not yet over. He did not promise to solve all the problems in two and a half years.”

Asked if Congress’ failure to approve the freedom of information bill, which seeks to improve transparency in the government, would be raised against Team PNoy, Drilon retorted that the Senate had passed its version, but the House of Representatives did not.

Challenge

As it tangles with UNA, Team PNoy also has to grapple with a daunting challenge: Getting most of their candidates land in the Top 12 of surveys. With the exception of Poe and Angara, only the incumbent senators have consistently made it to the “winning circle.”

Drilon said: “It’s just a start. It’s a challenge. I’m not worried at this stage.”

Besides, he believed, things could change once Aquino joined the hustings especially in vote-rich provinces, presented each of his “handpicked” candidates and their qualifications before the crowd, and rallied them to vote for the Team PNoy candidates.

“We’re running an administration that has a very high rating, a circumstance which was not necessarily present in the previous campaign,” Drilon said.

“We will explain the platform that we have achieved growth in the past two and a half years.”

Broad support

Team PNoy is confident that the President’s broad support from many sectors would translate into “support for his team,” Drilon said.

The President is expected to join most of the Team PNoy’s 31 scheduled sorties between this week and the last week of March.

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  • oidkcin

    All the candidates Led by the abnoyds are a bunch of buts ng wetpulayts harharhar.
    Impeach Aquino….& her brother.

    • ARIKUTIK

      Team Penoy IS > Tuwad Team, tuwad lang ng tuwad…… nya …hahaha… byeeeee >>>

      • 33Sambuang2

        pisot

      • oidkcin

        Tiktik harharhar.
        Impeach Aquino….& her brother.

    • 33Sambuang2

      pisot

      • oidkcin

        tiktik harharhar.
        Impeach Aquino….& her brother.

  • Guest

    Team PNoy banking on Aquino.

    Naging piggy bank si Aquino.

    Saan ba hinuhulog ang pera?

    Sa pwet ni Aquino o sa artificial pecpec ni Aquino?

  • UrHONOR

    PARANG mga UOD na nakapaligid sa isang saging……handang-handang lumamon ng mamon ng nasyon!

  • mabyrik

    Binay questions the “Daang Matuwid” slogan, which he is a part of by being a cabinet member. 

    Why can’t Binay just leave the cabinet and concentrate on leading UNA to nowhere land?

    Pnoy has the clear path to tread while Binay seems to be neither here not there.

    This is going to be the battle between white vs black, good vs evil, tuwid na daan vs liko-likong daan. The white, the good and tuwid na daan is personified by Pnoy, the president who is trusted by majority of the people for being clean, honest, and sincere. 

    After 3 years, not a single issue of corruption was attributed to Pnoy and his cabinet. He was able to post excellent economic reforms and providing the global economic institution reasons why it coins the Philippines as the new economic tiger in Asia. His fight against corruption bore fruit for it was the cue for senate and congress to kick a corrupt SC CJ. The elusive peace between Muslims and government is now in place. Where no president dared to face the church head-on, he did without fear with the enactment of RH. Sin tax is now a law after hurdling the overtures of powerful cigarrette and liquor Mafias. 

    On the other hand, Binay in 20 years as mayor of Makati, he was able to amass billions even if he has no business empire to speak of. He attributed the progress of Makati to his leaderships, totally ignoring the billions poured by the Ayalas and other tycoons to make Ayala a rich city, years before he became the mayor. Like Sotto, the plagiarist, Binay stole the credit from the businessmen as his success. 

    Binay is in the company of 2 other corrupt and abusive leaders, Erap and Enrile. Erap was a convicted plunderer who built a harem with so many wives and children out of marriage and Enrile was the most powerful person during ML who killed, abused and imprisoned innocent dissenters. 

    Along with Enrile and Erap, they will resurrect the impunity perfected by GMA and Marcos. These 3 deserved each other and they are walking through the road leading to perdition. 

    Now is the time for Binay to leave the cabinet. he can’t have his cake and eat it too. Binay can’t be in the company of the good guys for he is going to be the odd-man’s out in that group.

    • wawa2172

      By being the VP he is always part of the cabinet. He need not toe the line  because cabinet is not an a political party and almost all are appointed by the president except for Binay who is automatically a member of he cabinet being the VP. Do not blame Nognog that he claiming the success in Makati. He is popular in the city reason why he and his family lorded the mayoral and congressional positions for a long time now. Noynoy and Nognog are of the same culture of grabbing credit from businessmen for the increasing growth rate. Si Noy di nga nya napasalamatan ang past president who sent thousand OFW’s  abroad para isalaba ang nag hihikahus na Pillipnas. If you think Noy and Nog should draw the line from each other then Noy should personally  tell Nog that he do not like his skin color, Nog is black and Noy is yellow. Nog been loyal to President Cory and I guess yun ang lamang ni Nog sa iba with respect to his relation to Noy. Nog and Noy has nothing in common because both can be good president. The question is if they have a quality senatorial candidate, honestly, nakakaiyak ang personalidad nang mga kandidato nang UNA at LP. We already know Chiz, Legarda and Poe na guest candidate nang LP at UNA, oh well their performance in the government is so poor. The rest of the candidate, they are just riding on the popularity of Noy and Nog other than that they are none performing and of poor kind of breed.

      • http://profile.yahoo.com/FLJI5IXDQUKCJIOYLEYTDUJFIE Lakay

        Dati nang madami OFW bago pa si Gloria FakePres….correction lang.

      • wawa2172

        My statement is “Si Noy di nga nya napasalamatan ang past president who sent thousand OFW’s  abroad para isalaba ang nag hihikahus na Pillipnas.” I did not specify na si The Pandak lang ang presidente. My dad said panahon pa ni Marcos dumami ang pinadalang OFW sa ibang bansa. We still lack good jobs in the country so marami sa OFW’s natin tumanda na sa Mideast. I have noted grabe ang galit mo kay Gloria, I can only criticized her but its the court who will have to prosecute and decide if she is guilty or not. Besides calling The Pandak as a fake is only in your state of mind. Even if The Pandak have made a lot of anomalous action during her term, he was voted by the people and she finish her term. You can call her fake but this country will remember her as one of our president even if she did do not well during her term. Marcos was never a fake even if the election during his term was anomalous. The court favored him as a legitimate president even if he is so corrupt.

  • TuwadNaDaan

    Nananalo lang naman si simeon dahil sa tuwid na daan daw tapos sinisiraan si Villar…pero tumaas pa rin ang korapsyon, kriminalidad at kahirapan..hay naku simeon yosi boy, mag ka wheel chair  ka rin…!!!

    • 33Sambuang2

      pisot

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/3AXROSN6LN5YP66EONOKGSSYFY Ngiping Dilaw

      Yun ang style nila para manalo. Siraan ang kalaban. Kung alam mo ang style di ka mauuto!

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/4XVVCOAZXYTPN2X3IPFCFDSKFM Melvin

    Napaka simple at hindi kailangan ng sinoman na magtapos ng kolehiyo para hindi maintindihan kung bakit mas maraming mananalong kandidato ang Team PNoy. Ito ay mangyayari kung lalarga ng tuloy-tuloy ang kapayapaan sinusulong sa pagitan ng kasalukuyang administrasyon at mga leader ng kababayan nating muslim sa Mindanao. Lalo na kung ang lahat ng problema sa usapin pangkapayapaan ay maresolba, magiging napakabangong pangalan ang mga kandidato ng Team PNoy sa mga botante sa Mindanao…

  • JasonBieber

    ‘Daang matuwid’ or as PNoy likes to call it ‘clear the way so i can have all control.’

    How can you call what PNoy is doing good governance when unemployment is so high and his KKK get away with everything?

    • tolelot

      buti pa maghanap ka ng trabaho at h’wag ka nang makikigulo dito.tama ng pagiging palamunin mo. layas na…

    • 33Sambuang2

      pisot

      • oidkcin

        Tiktik harharhar.
        Impeach Aquino….& her brother.

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/FLJI5IXDQUKCJIOYLEYTDUJFIE Lakay

      Bugok, maglaslas ka na lang!

  • noyab

    WAS THERE A STRAIGHT PATH……PLS TELL ME ANYONE WHERE IS THAT, WAS IT HACIENDA LUISITA?…….

  • noyab

    MGA KKK….(KAIBIGAN, KABARILAN, KAMAGANAK, KABAKLAAN, KAABNORMALAN) .TUWID NA DAAN BA KAMO O TUWAD NA DAAN…..

    • tolelot

      tama ka at di mo sinama ang KAWATAN at KASINUNGALINGAN kc kay boss gloria mo yan na partido.

    • 33Sambuang2

      pisot

      • oidkcin

        Tiktik harharhar.
        Impeach Aquino….& her brother.

    • filipinaskoh

      MAMATAY KA SA INGGIT!

  • wilson

    hindi niyo kami madadaan sa popolaridad ni pinoy at hindi kami mga bobo ang gusto namin ay siya naming butohan kaya kay drilon tumigil ka na.

    • 33Sambuang2

      pisot

      • Pong_Je

        Wala akong masabi. Napatawa mo ako afredinsik sa pisot mo. Dami mo palang tinira sa baba. hahaha.

      • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_YMRXSOYS6ZCDDW43HZ4Z2XKVMQ BrAX82

        pareho kasi kayong makitid ung utak..

      • oidkcin

        Tiktik harharhar.
        Impeach Aquino….& her brother.

      • http://profile.yahoo.com/FLJI5IXDQUKCJIOYLEYTDUJFIE Lakay

        maglaslas ka na lang bugok!

      • oidkcin

        ‘yoko nga. ikaw na lang harharhar, ‘sama mo yung mga abnoydski harharhar ulet.
        Impeach Aquino….& her brother.

      • http://profile.yahoo.com/T6LZKWWWOJTNBOOZJVX4FLC5MA Marcela

        what is pisot?

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/FLJI5IXDQUKCJIOYLEYTDUJFIE Lakay

      Bugok!

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

    Yes, it should be black or white, Jojo!
    Yes, it should be truth or fake, Johnny!

  • doublecross

    all the way ako dyan…..nasa right path.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_W7TPARCYJFCSA3PBQAM3MVZO3E kurakut

    sabi ni pnoy, DRAW THE LINE!  HINDI NAIINTINDIHAN NI BINAY.  DAPAT RESIGN NA SYA SA CABINET!  MANHID TALAGA!

    • ApoLapullapu

      Kung magresign si Binay, mangyayari sa kanya ang nangyari kay VP Pelaez noon. Dadong Macapagal did not give Pelaez a Cabinet portfolio. So, he had plenty of time going around the provinces exposing the shenanigans of the Executive Branch.  PNoy cannot afford that to happen.

      • http://profile.yahoo.com/FLJI5IXDQUKCJIOYLEYTDUJFIE Lakay

        Gumawa ng bagong puwesto…. o kaya magarang mansiyon ng Office of the Vice president perhaps in Spratly’s…

  • filipinaskoh

    “DAANG MATUWID” 

    Hindi daang may MALIGNO – nakatago ang KADILIMAN sa pakikigamit ng DILAW.
    Hindi daang nasa ILALIM NG TUBIG kung saan mga lupain para sa pabahay sa mamamayan ay ibinulsa
    Hindi daang BUTAS-BUTAS – dahil puro SUBSTANDARD ang pagkagawa, ibinulsa kaya madaling masira.
    Hindi daang dadaan sa TULAY na BILYONES ang HALAGA hindi dahil mamahalin ang tulay kundi dahil bilyones din ang naibulsa.

    Yan ang DAAN ng UNA – DIRETSONG DIRETSO pero may MALIGNO AT DADAAN KA SA ILALAIM NG TUBIG at BUTAS-BUTAS pa. 

  • wawa2172

    FYI, Nog cannot resign from the cabinet. He is the VP so inherit sa kanya ang position to  be a member of the cabinet. He acts as the OIC in palace meetings unless the Noy appoints someone else. I guess di nag aaway si Noy at Nog, malalim din ang pinagsamahan nang dalawa. Take note Noy cannot directly say bad against Nog to support Mar Roxas. Noy cannot say to Nog is a pretender in supporting the president because he really does support him. Read the lips of Noy “Maraming iba diyan na napapangap” so it means hindi lahat nang sa UNA are against the him at tangap niya yon. Kris is even a supporter of Makati Mayor Jun Binay, so where is the line divide.

  • JuanTamadachi

    Go team PNoy. I hope you give the opposition a sound drubbing.

  • superpilipinas

    DO NOT VOTE FOR TEAM PNOY. THEY DO NOT WANT FOI TO BECOME LAW.
    THEY USED RH BILL TO SIDELINE FOI.THEY WILL USE DIVORCE BILL TO PREVENT IT AGAIN.
    using controversial measures to distract people is their modus operandi.
    So beware. They don’t want transparency since that will expose their well hidden corruption.
    If PNoy and LP wanted transparency, they could have prioritized it in the first 3 years. 

    • ApoLapullapu

      Those who will pass the FOI bill must be supported by the people.  The lack of access to information is the reason why no anomalies are being reported. It is like Martial Law only rosy events are reported so that the President will continue to be good looking.

      • http://profile.yahoo.com/FLJI5IXDQUKCJIOYLEYTDUJFIE Lakay

        Hindi lahat good looking, dahil madami kayong utak talangka. Mas mainam naman si PNOY kesa kay ERAP at kay GLORIA….Kung gusto niyo iboto sina ERAP-BINAY-ENRILE, maglaslas na lang kayo!

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/FLJI5IXDQUKCJIOYLEYTDUJFIE Lakay

      Kung UNA ang gusto mo, mag-isa ka. Maglaslas ka na lang!

  • ApoLapullapu

    There will be no more checks and balances in the government.  Better shift to parliamentary form, at least we can change the entire Legislative Assembly if something runs afoul.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_DSUA7MULVNAP2RHHDIF2CH6IK4 Mario

    Panawagan sa bayan BAWAL IBOTO ANG MGA KANDIDATO NA MGA MIEMBRO NG LIBERAL PARTY kasi karamihan diyan mga kawatan! Ginagawang political issue si Gloria para manalo hoy mga kenkoy  wag niyong goyohin ang  taumbayan, kasi ang  lahat ng sinampang kaso laban kay Gloria ay di napatunayan kasi gawa-gawa lang at puro abswelto! Ang admin. ni Pnoy punong-puno ng POLITICAL VENDETTA! Mga Pro at supporters ni Gloria mangampanya kayo sa buong Pilipinas na Wag Iboto ang mga kandidato ni Pnoy!

    • Maitum

      Hehehe…Ilan na lang kayo natira…sumampa na yong iba sa kabilang bakod…sana galingan nyo….

    • joeybg

      Kawatan galit sa kapwa Kawatan.

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_YMRXSOYS6ZCDDW43HZ4Z2XKVMQ BrAX82

      These people always rely on their numbers… Mga Zombie talaga..

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_DSUA7MULVNAP2RHHDIF2CH6IK4 Mario

    Ang Economic gains na galing kay Gloria inahangkin ni Pnoy bwahahahaha! hoy mag resign kana  wala kang mabuting nagawa sa bayan kundi wang wang at tuwid na daan? daan papunta sa kumunoy!

    • akongednamzug

      Habe, indi mo mahihintindian hang tuwid na daan, kasi wala kang tuwid na pag-hihisip

      • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_YMRXSOYS6ZCDDW43HZ4Z2XKVMQ BrAX82

        Mario Hayaan mo na tong mga uto utong Bobotante na ito… Wag na pagaksayahan ng oras, mlamang kse di naman sila nagbabayad ng Tax.

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_6ODLDBBLVPVJCOODC6Y4CKJTVA lex

      Kawawa ka MARIO, nag-iisa ka na dito. Masyadong nahuhuli ka na. Something is WRONG with you! Si Gloria pa rin ang laman ng UTAK mo? Pa confine ka muna ulit sa Mental, di ka pa masyadong magaling!

    • Guest

      Accomplishment ni PNoy, sa kanya lang yun and hindi dapat akuin rin ng
      LP. Mga kupal!

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/FLJI5IXDQUKCJIOYLEYTDUJFIE Lakay

      BUgok ka! Personal gain lang nagawa ng amo mong pekeng presidente! Maglaslas ka na lang!

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

    Team PNoy banking on Aquino
    it only means that they can not stand on their own feet. hindi nila kaya idepensa ang sarili nila sa plaza miranda 

  • Albert Einstien

    UNA —–Unlimited Nepotism Allowance…..

    LP….Lahat Plastik…..NO to POLITICAL DYNASTY…!!!

    NO to E- EBAC….Enrile, Estrada,Binay,Aquino,angara, Cayetano…!!

    E-EBAC lang sila….

    HUWAG KALIMUTAN …..BAWAL E-EBAC..sa SENADO… : > )

    lalo na mga CHINESE PUPPETS….BAWAL NA sila sa SENADO…… : > )

    si GORDON red cross at si Pimentel mindanaon lang PWEDE sa UNA at LP…

    mag- independent na lang kayo…..mas MAtuwid SILA..wala lang mga pera…

    • Yobhtron

      Alam mo parekoy Albert “hindi genius” Einstien,  sang-ayon ako sa EBAC mo.  Pero ilista mo nga ang mga kandidato mo para hindi ka putak ng putak. Baka hindi mo ginagawa ang mga pinagsasabi mo at mapagalitan ka ng amo mo.

  • Yobhtron

    NO TO POLITICAL DYNASTY!  NO TO TRAPOL!  NO TO UNA!  

  • ruiznelli

    buti na lang, Di ako makaka-boto! sayang lang ang Gintong Oras ko sa mga Trapoh na ito!!

  • Guest

    Pnoy’s daang matuwid is okay naman…stupid lang ang mga taong nakapalikod sa kanya lalo na ang mga taga-Balay.

  • bayankopdi

    Least tainted senatoriables…HONTIVEROS,CASINO, AQUINO, GRACE POE,GORDON,HAGEDORN,MADRIGAL,ESCUDERO,LEGARDA,

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

      naulingan na ang kanilang mga mukha

  • Guest

    Nag-aakusa pa ang LP na may ilang riders and pretenders sa kanila hanay,
    eh sila rin naman yung tinutukoy nila. Baliw!

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

    90-days of lots of bull-shitting, mud-slinging and intrigues sowing.

  • Guest

    Sa ngayon madaang matuwid pa, pero duda ko bago matapos ang term ni
    Noynoy, babaluktutin na yan ng Balay group. Wala ng iba.

  • glenda candy

    Hindi dapat magdala ng malas ang LP sa kanilang kampanya. Hindi ba Sec.
    Mar Roxas?

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

    let the party begin

  • Andres_Bagumbayan

    Simula na ng komedya at katatawanan!!!

    • frieda09

       Talaga!

  • ah_ok_fine12

    go for the lesser evil. we dont have to vote straight either UNA or LP.
    they might have their own hidden agenda and ways of corrupting the goverment but Throwing dirt will not make the pitcher a clean person

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/RGTKPZRHTW36BTVT75WMUWMG4U Richard

    A circus show type of politics that sucks big time.  Only in the Philippines.

  • hubblecoke

    another exercise in futility. mahirap pa rin si juan dela cruz afterward…

  • Guest

    Wala namang sama na loob ang Big 3 ng UNA kay Chiz, susuportahan pa rin
    naman nila si Chiz.

  • Guest

    ‘Bold and historic’ ang pagpunta ni PNoy sa MILF camp. We should salute
    PNoy, sabi nga ni Chiz.

  • Euandros

    Hanga rin akong sa tapang ni PNoy when he visited MILF camp. Eh kung si Mar
    ang presidente di nya gagawin yun noh. Sa takot na lang ni Mar.

     

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/3AXROSN6LN5YP66EONOKGSSYFY Ngiping Dilaw

      Malaki ang perang bigay ni.Presidente kay Murad noong magpulong sa Japan. Ngayon baka mas malaki pa ang dala para sa eleksyon.

  • Guest

    Wala namang masama kung isama ni Chiz si Heart sa campaign, natural lang
    na suportahan siya ng kanyang minamahal.

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/CFZ2Q7RFJ6PWRYMM3NJ7JB4KSE Dynamic

    At this point in time and space they are all considered as winners but after the elections many are declared loosers.

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/QG4SHTGRIE6Z27Z47FAOABS2FY PEDRO

    Matalino na ang mga Pilipino ngayon marunong ng Pumili sa mga Sensitive na Leaders para mag serbisyo sa Buong Pilipino: Bam Aquino, Riza Hontiveros Baraquel, Angara, Jun Magsaysay, Pimentel, Trillanes, Grace Poe, Madrigal, Eddie Villanueva, Ramon Montano, Samson Alcantara, Peter Cayetano. Lets Support P-NOY for his Started Effort to Uplift Philippines. Ngayon na ang Oras ng pagbabbago, Huwag nating Sayangin ang pinagmulan ni P-NOY.

  • disqusted0fu

    The popularity of Pnoy is the only thing that team Pnoy can bank on. If electorates would vote based on performance, all these guys would be losers.

    The Aquino administration for the past two and a half years has focused on attacking their foes, especially GMA as part of their accomplishments. They put all the attention on that so they can get away with being inefficient and so no eyes would be on their anomalies. They have focused on the art of diversion and deceit. They put their efforts on credit upgrades instead of developments that’s why Filipinos do not feel its effects. There is no “daang matuwid” in this administration, stupid!

    • JuanTamadachi

      Garbage!

      • 3Heat0

         YUNG MUKHA MO

      • JuanTamadachi

        you are cuntstipated, pus face!

      • http://profile.yahoo.com/FLJI5IXDQUKCJIOYLEYTDUJFIE Lakay

        BUgok!

      • http://profile.yahoo.com/W74GUWRQ74EH7VZQN6D5WOE6XM Michael

         yung utak mong biya

    • Bekok

      Rubbish !!!

      • 3Heat0

         YOUR FACE

      • http://profile.yahoo.com/FLJI5IXDQUKCJIOYLEYTDUJFIE Lakay

        your C*NT!

      • http://profile.yahoo.com/W74GUWRQ74EH7VZQN6D5WOE6XM Michael

         your hairy balls

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/W74GUWRQ74EH7VZQN6D5WOE6XM Michael

      Ungas!!

      • 3Heat0

         KA

      • http://profile.yahoo.com/FLJI5IXDQUKCJIOYLEYTDUJFIE Lakay

        Ka din

      • http://profile.yahoo.com/W74GUWRQ74EH7VZQN6D5WOE6XM Michael

         Ugok!! pek

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_UEHZP52OVNUUPVT3VJNWPUGVLU Peter L

      So true!!

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/FLJI5IXDQUKCJIOYLEYTDUJFIE Lakay

      Bugok!

    • herokiller

      let the candidates speak for themselves!! let their track records be shown to the public!! hindi yung dedepende lang sila sa endorsement ng pangulo at ng 3 hari kuno. they run for public office with their own qualifications. :))

    • Febien Lopez

      Iyan ang tama! turo ng turo sa mali ng iba at pag lahat ay doon nakatingin sa itinuturo puro anomalya din ang gagawin nila! Nilalansi ang mga tao.

    • repapips

      hindi rin.

  • UrHONOR

    MALIBAN sa iilang mga saling-pusa tulad ni BUM AQUINO, TANGA na lang at mga ENGOT ang hindi boboto sa team ni PNoy.  Ang hindi pipili sa team ni PNoy ay yong mga AYAW ipagpatuloy ang pag-unlad at pagpalis ng mga TNL na may sakit  o disease na GLORIASIRIASIS. Pero kung gugustuhing paliparin sa ka-itaasang himpapawid ang ekonomiya ng bansa, yong team ni PNoy na kabisado nya na tutulong sa kanya ang nararapat na piliin ng matitino at may sapat na isip na mga botante.

    WALA akong kinikilingang partido….ang sa akin ay ang pag-sisigurado lamang na ang pag-unlad ng bayan natin ay magpatuloy at hindi madiskaril sa pagboto ng mga kokontra sa mga palatuntunang isinasagawa ng pamahalaan sa kasalukuyan at mga gagawin pa sa hinaharap.  At op kors, para hindi din gumalabog ang merkado na pati lublub ko ay nakataya na!  

    • herokiller

      why say ENGOT ang hindi boboto sa Team PNoy? wala bang ibang mas magaling sa kabila? lahat ba ng magagaling nasa Team PNoy?

      “WALA akong kinikilingang partido” pero you are obviously for Team PNoy. HAHAHA

      • UrHONOR

        THE gist not the words, kabayan.

        Ang sagot sa tanong mo ay napapaloob sa nabasa mo…..hindi mo lang nakita. Malamang nakatutok ka sa mga SALITA at hindi sa pangungusap.

        I stated my position…but if you have other reading than what I already professed, then c’est la vie…..it’s a matter of perception.

      • herokiller

        It’s okay. Kung yang ang gusto mong sabihin, sabagay we are entitled naman with our own opinions. :) 

      • UrHONOR

        GREAT!  Yan ang gusto ko….disagree to agree.  Anyway, wala namang mawawala sa atin kung ano pa ang gustong isipin ng iba.  Ang mahalaga ay yong gusto mong isipin. Mabuhay ka kabayan!

  • http://inquirer.net unokritiko

    If you are a real and talented pinoy with a heart and deep involvement in governance then you will vote for the following:
    1. Ramon Magsaysay
    2. Hagedorn independent
    3. Trillanes
    4. Gen. Montano hoping that he is not equivalent to the old Biazon
    5. Hontiveros, hope she is not like Legarda and should be more than Pia cayeano
    6. Ricard Gordon, hope that he learned a lot from being a yes-man of an administration
    7. Pimentel which he should exceed his old man.
    8. Cayetano, he learned a lot from the wrongdoings of his father.
    9. Madrigal, hope she undergo rehab from shabu connection.
    10. x   xx x x x x x
    11. x x x x x xx  x
    12. x x x x x x x x
    Other candidates not mentioned are not true to themselves they will just waste the taxpayer
    money, and these is the root of corruption in the government by just saying I do to the present
    admin. Ibig sabihin ay walang sariling paninindigan at binabaluktot ang batas para lang sa kanilang kapakanan at adhikain na taliwas sa tamang pamamaraan.
    I considered them the future crooks in the government were at present members of the senate
    many is considered as corrupt official not doing anything just sit in their chair and not even bother to make or sponsor a bill as law mandate for them.
    Do you want to have a senators like marcos, legarda, escudero, sotto, revilla,lapid to be added in the senate?? only fools and filipino indiots will do this..

    • magiting78

      3. Falcone
      8. Penson
      9.Delos Reyes
      10..David11, Belgica
      12. Seneres
      Sorry Bro, hnd ko type yung number 3,8 &9 mo…the rest pwd

    • mg_harrier

      maliban siguro kay cayetano,trillanes at honasan lahat ng ililista ko ay puro baguhan naman.we need to put new bloods on the senate but we have to analyze who among them neophytes are capable of creating laws that will uplift the conditons of the poor.this is my sole and honest opinion.

  • Andres_Bagumbayan

    WALANG PAGBABAGO,puro TRAPO!!!!

  • Rolly257

    Escudero, Loren, Grace Poe…mga balimbingin…pag-ingatan.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_HOCSZLQBWVGXXI2NZJ2P7LMPHA Leond Yobar

    Think of the country governed by the estrada-enrille-binay tandem- gaganda ang buhay nila ang tao patay!

  • carlos_premacio

    Drilon’s Daang Matuwid: on Coron’a impeachment, why cam’t he show his own Statement of Assets and Liabilities and how did he spent the P1.6 Cash Gift/Bonus given to him by Manong Johnny? On the Bangsamoro Peaca Agreement, it’s publicity and showbiz. Before PNoy went to Cotabato, the press announced of a fluvial, colorful, festive celebrations. But look at the unpublished photos who joined with the President in the facebook, it looks like a Barangay Assembly, no festival as alleged, parang showbiz din na nilangaw sa takilya. Bangsamoro people knows well that they can’t be used by Drilon’s politicking. 

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

    90 days CAMPAIGN is too MUCH politics in Philippines———-

  • magiting78

    Wala ng kampanyahan…Debate na lang se TV at Radio para magkaalaman cno ang may laman at sagutin ng derecho ang mga issue sa kanila malalaman natin cno ang titiklop…

    • 3Heat0

       PANO YUNG MGA FILIPINO WLANG ACCESS SA TV AT RADYO. ????? papuntahin sa bahay nyo para makinuod.

      • magiting78

        TV cguro hnd lahat meron, pero radyo I doubt..kahit s bulubundukin may transistor radio…Kung wala silang access sa Radio at TV the more na ma mislead cla sa kampanya….

      • herokiller

        wala na dapat advertisements!! dapat lahat ng senatoriable sabay sabay na pumunta sa bawat probinsya at sabay sabay na mangampanya. wala ng TV/Radio/Print Ads!! WALA NARIN DAPAT SURVEYS!!

    • repapips

      nde rin

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/NAIKWLODX6ZO3CID64PCQDBLWI toodeeb

    To all of you – I think it is better if we seriously think how we can help our country instead biting and beating the candidates you may not even know who really they are. Do not please judge so negatively against anyone of the candidates – I believe that no matter short their term in office was, no matter how much they earned or corrupt, no matter who they are – let us for ourselves evaluate objectively and let us hit their thighs – no below hitting of the belt please.

  • $14141131

    Mindanaoans, think how you are being treated by the Nhoynhoy, the diffident president. He didn’t care about the daily brownouts festering the island. And he never lifted a finger on the blatant corruption of politicians that worsen the disastrous effects of typhoon Pablo. Now it’s time to give him his due.

    Junk all the candidates of Nhoynhoy! Use your right of suffrage!

    • 3Heat0

       WHO’S NHOYNHOY????? kwento mo sa PAGONG

      • $14141131

        You are not from Mindanao that’s why you don’t feel the snub and mismanagement of Nhoynhoy, the diffident President.

        Can you imagine spending a loaned money of P45 billion just for doleouts? Who’s gonna pay the borrowed money? The hardworking taxpayers and not the squatters and beggars. Had he used the money as stimulus fund to prop the economy and create jobs, the loan will become self-liquidating. But alas! He is short of gray matters.

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/FLJI5IXDQUKCJIOYLEYTDUJFIE Lakay

      Bugok!

  • 123pinoy_ako

    Vote wisely, select the majority from the Team PNOY but not any one from Team una. Can you vote Estrada (anak ng convicted plunderer), Binay (political butterfly, dynasty sa Makati, plunderer din), Maceda (amoy lupa na, kurakot), Zubiri (mandaraya pati pinsan nyang si Koko Pimentel hindi pintawad), Enrile (anak ng kurakot at marcial law administrator), Tingting walis kuwangko (ano alam nito???) … ang mga endorser.. Erap, Binay, Enrile, Maceda!!!!!! Same feathers flock together!!!! Vote Wisely, vote for the majority of LP and select some Independents!!1 Kaya natin eto, dahil PINOY tayo!!!!

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

      si wisely na lang ang iboto

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/I6XXLO4X6TJFZHKLP3GQMDILI4 MOTO

       SINO ANG NAMIGAY NG SHABU NOONG EDSA 3?

  • herokiller

    wala na dapat advertisements!! dapat lahat ng senatoriable sabay sabay na pumunta sa bawat probinsya at sabay sabay na mangampanya. wala ng TV/Radio/Print Ads!! WALA NARIN DAPAT SURVEYS!!

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/RDDM5UQ45HLPPKM66KYEBCMTCE dave

      At dapat, taxpayers lang ang pwedeng bumoto…

      • mg_harrier

        yan din ang matagal ko ng sinasabi na taxpayers lang at kaming mga OFWs lang dapat bumoto tuwing election.sana magkaroon ng batas na only taxpayers and OFWs (billions of remittances) can only cast votes during election period..

  • AgapitoBagumbayan

    While I agree that LP and UNA both have flaws in their Senatorial line-ups, the fact is we don’t have any choice. And should we decide to exercise our right, please, choose the lesser evil.

    for once, be smart, wag po tayong maging UNA sa katangahan.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_EDXEVEFHW2ZT5VWHDWBNM6XGE4 RyanE

    Post the qualifications, track records, platforms and other relevant information about these candidates so that the voters may know and choose wisely. 

  • Febien Lopez

    Haaaayyyyy three years ng President si Aquino pero walang pagbabago. Noong umupong President nariyan na ang mga hospitals, roads and bridges, nlex,slex dinatnan na nya yan. Almost end na ng kanyang term pero walang naipagawang major infrastracture, magulo pa rin sa Mindanao, mataas pa rin ang crime rate tumaas ang ibang tax, aba! kilos Presidente. PASANG AWA LANG ANG ANG SCORE MO!

    • 123pinoy_ako

      Dahil sa mga katulad mo kaya walang pagbabago ang Pilipinas. Katulad mo ang nagpapababa ng score ng Presidenteng pinupuri ng maraming mga bansa pero ikaw hindi mo makita. Punta ka na lang ng Spratly Islands, tulong ka paggawa ng kalsada dun para may pakinabang sa iyo.

      • Febien Lopez

        O,di inamin mo rin na walang pagbabago. Presidenteng pinupuri ng maraming bansa? gumising ka! Walang pumupuri jan kundi ikaw! Saan na nya dinadala ang bilyong pera? wala syang ipinagagawa. Ang pork barrel nya ay nasa 60 billion na di ino audit? Nasaan ang pera?

      • repapips

        ako pinupuri ko si pnoy. at matanong ko lang kung sino naman kaya ang sinusuportahan mo?

      • http://profile.yahoo.com/I6XXLO4X6TJFZHKLP3GQMDILI4 MOTO

         sino pa kundi ang mga magnanakaw na kandidato….

      • Febien Lopez

        Bakit akala mo ba di magnanakaw ang iboboto mo? Habang nagtatalu talo tayo bilyon ang binibilang ng idolo mo! Bilyon!

  • JasonBieber

    So 3 years ago President Aquino made promises to the Filipino people and now it is no surprise that he will once again along with his senatorial camp make more promises to the Filipino people.

    Elections, including this one, is about promises but after being elected the elected don’t make their work about keeping those promises.

    What happens just like in the case of President Aquino is he uses his popularity to gain the people then after he goes and does something that only benefits himself and his camp then after he uses clever words and sentences in his speeches to sweet talk the people back on his side. Most of the time his favorite words and sentences are those that blame GMA for everything.

  • Febien Lopez

    Noong maging Presidente si Aquino akala ko uunlad na pilipinas di rin pala. mataas ang crime rate at tumaas ang mga tax. PASANG AWA LANG ANG SCORE MO AS PRESIDENT Mr. Aquino. Babye sana 2016 na para may bago ng Presidente.

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/I6XXLO4X6TJFZHKLP3GQMDILI4 MOTO

       habang nakanganga ka sa bahay, inaasahan mo na uunlad ang buhay mo?

    • ibyok

      magtrabaho ka kasi

    • mg_harrier

      gobyerno ba ang gusto mong magpaunlad sa iyo at nganga lang ang gagawin mo?come on magsikap tayo at wag naman natin iasa sa ating gobyerno ang ikabubuhay natin.ika nga eh “Ask NOT what your country can do for you but ASK what YOU CAN DO for your country”.

  • leomar101

    Election 2013 is the time to show our disgust and disappointment with aquino and the arrogant lp. Bigyan ng zero vote ang mga arroganteng lp candidates na yan. Akala nila  maloko pa ang mga mamayan ngayon.  Marami silang  taxpayers money na gagastusin para sa kampanya dahil ang  budget ng 2013 ay may  bilyon bilyon na presidential fund alloted to the 2013 midterm election. Kung ayaw ninyon maging puppet ang senado ay bigyan ng zero vote ang mga ambisyosong LP candidates na yan.

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/FWD5IDZT7SXOEHKLE3O7CGFOAE Bright

    the country is doing well so i will vote for team PNoy.. .

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/I6XXLO4X6TJFZHKLP3GQMDILI4 MOTO

    SINO ANG NAMIGAY NG SHABU NOONG EDSA 3?

  • Febien Lopez

    May accomplishment si Pinoy? Pag itong kalagayan ng Pilipinas ay tinawag na accomplishment aba! ay talagang marami na ang may hallucination sa gutom! hahahaha!

    • mg_harrier

      kung walang accomplishment si Pnoy hindi sana nakakuha ng 6.6 growth ang pinas.ang mga walang accomplishment sa pinas ay ang mga taong tamad na walang ginawa kundi umasa sa gobyerno.yun yung mga taong tamad.ang taong ipinanganak na mahirap at namatay na mahirap ay maituturing na tamad at walang ambisyon sa buhay.

  • oh_noh

    haaaaaayyy… buti na lang hindi ako nakapagpa-rehistro :P

  • Noypi11

    Long live the Pnoy team senatorial candidates ! Show the UNA candidates the damage they have done against the country and the Filipinos. Death to those UNA.

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/RDDM5UQ45HLPPKM66KYEBCMTCE dave

    Who among you signed the Cyber Crime law? Who is your father or mother or siblings? Let me know so I will cross out your names…

  • JThomasAlfaroJr_44137

    Most are good and should be voted for office…but not all. Guys, weigh your options right. I have my choices but I’m not going to affect yours. Good luck Philippines.

  • wehd1nga

    No to Pro RH Candidates, No to Pnoys Liberal Party’s  “HUWAD NA DAAN”.

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