Kapatiran’s De los Reyes out to slay political dynasties



OLONGAPO CITY—John Carlos “JC” de los Reyes is out to slay the “monster of political dynasties.”

In his campaign for a Senate seat, launched Tuesday in Olongapo City where he was once a councilor, De los Reyes announced he was taking on the administration Team PNoy and the United Nationalist Alliance (UNA) for “fielding candidates from the same families who have been in power for such a long time.”

“They epitomize transactional politics, the politics of greed and of hypocrisy,” said De los Reyes, head of the Church-backed Ang Kapatiran who launched an unsuccessful drive for the presidency in the 2010 balloting.

At the start of the senatorial campaign season, De los Reyes heard Mass, hosted a radio program and met with his supporters.

He said that if the administration’s tuwid na daan slogan meant “pushing for the abolition of pork barrel, of passing the freedom of information bill and removing dynasties in government, then it would mean something.”

“They could do big things,” he said. Unfortunately, he said, this was not the case.

This is why Ang Kapatiran is joining the political fray, De los Reyes said, and why he is going against the patriarch of his own clan, Richard Gordon, an UNA senatorial candidate. Gordon is the brother of his mother Barbara.

De los Reyes said Ang Kapatiran’s senatorial candidates would hold a proclamation rally on Friday at the Archdiocese of Lipa in Batangas province.—Reports from Robert Gonzaga and Carmela Reyes-Estrope

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  • Htee

    Gordon is the brother of his mother Barbara.

    Isa ka rin pala….

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/EE5LMUQHMXD2Q3PBSSDKBMG7VI Rexy

      yes correct ka diyan.

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

    Is there such a catholic vote that JC could rely on?

    Aside from Dick Gordon, you still have another uncle
    by the name of James Gordon, a former mayor and congressman.

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/EE5LMUQHMXD2Q3PBSSDKBMG7VI Rexy

      mr. JC, pakitignan mo nga ang line up ng mga candidato sa gapo? wala pang botohan, nadaanan ko doon sa gapo na meron ng nakalagay na team gordon. ala eh sa batangas na lang siguro ako.

  • palakasantayo

    Put-ya naman itong si delos Reyes, ka-kaumpisa pa lang… atake agad. Put out you good platform for people to know, then stick with it.

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/EE5LMUQHMXD2Q3PBSSDKBMG7VI Rexy

      ang platform niya ay para sa mahihirap kuno!!! para sa mga magsasaka, mangingisda, mangagawa, at magbubukid. hay naku !!1

      • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_D3LDMMAKC6UDQLDVFP2DGSJBXY Jezzrel

        aba maganda iyan kung ang plataporma niya ay para nga sa mga nasambit mo……..

  • http://www.facebook.com/danilo.navarro.946 Danilo Navarro

    patawa ka din de los reyes…you said you go againts gordon clan or you want to join them if gordon win..your a joker ..ha ha ha

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/EE5LMUQHMXD2Q3PBSSDKBMG7VI Rexy

      ha ha ha, the same families who have been in power??/ wow !! di ba papangkin ka ni gordon? este, pamanking pala. eh parehas din.


    BAKIT parang biglang umalingasaw ng DON QUIJOTE dito?  Hmmm…siguro may nagtatagong a la San Miguel sa kung saang sulok sa pondohang ito. :)

  • kontra_boohaya

    Nice slogan but aren’t you a part of the Gordon clan who has lorded over Subic for decades?

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_3UAABFPUE5ZKBXOAGLWL6POGWU joel genese

      Delos Reyes is at odd with his uncle Dick Gordon and probably to most Gordons. If I am to define Political Dynasty, It should be up to the second degree of relationship.

      • http://profile.yahoo.com/EE5LMUQHMXD2Q3PBSSDKBMG7VI Rexy


      • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_D3LDMMAKC6UDQLDVFP2DGSJBXY Jezzrel

        Hindi rin, sabi blood is thicker than water, hindi na uubra sa akin iyan………..

  • zeroko

    Some times, it would be better if we suggest to these Senatorial Candidates to look at the mirror and ask themselves if they are telling the truth. 

    “Na paka ganda ng mga agenda ng mga politiko ngayon. I for one is an Independent Mayor Candidate here in Q.C. I can not be accuse of mere using a false agenda of Lowering taxes here in Q.C. because since 2005, I was already fighting against tax increase.” Here below is my letter to certain parties.

    One man Crusade against increase of taxes on all forms

    1  Last March 18, 2005, I read an Editorial/Opinion in the Daily Inquirer with the
    title of “Greedy QC Councilors want to hike Real Estate Tax, dated March 18,
    2005 (Annex A, annexes A-1, annexes A-2).


    Considering that people are generally hard up, I wrote a letter to 22 QC Councilors, copy
    furnish former Mayor Belmonte Jr.  asking their justification on the Real Estate tax increase (Annex B). Unfortunately,my letter of inquiry was completely ignored and left unanswered. There was no reply at all from the 22 Councilors. I did not pursue any further inquiry on
    the matter. 

    2.       In July 24, 2009,  I attended the Public consultation related to the Resolution of Councilor Suntay (Annex C) imposing  parking fees on vehicles park in commercial
    establishments and churches. I voice out my objection telling Councilor Suntay,the author of the “Parking fee” that Q.C. was reaping more than 9 billion pesos in annual revenue, that we can hardly spend the whole amount and therefore there no more need to impose additional taxes. Coincidentally tyoon Ondoy came and the bill imposing Parking fee was abandoned all together.


    3.      Sometime in the January 23, 2009, I found out that Mayor’s Business Permit went up
    P3,000 higher compared to the preceding year. I went direct to former Mayor Feliciano Belmonte Jr. (Annex D)  to ask the justification of the tax increase, but he rebuff me and said, “ Kung hindi mo kayang magbayad ng Mayor’s Permit, di, magsara ka!”

    I discovered that it was former Chief City Treasurer Victor Endriga PhD who
    unilaterally increases the Business tax without any supporting Ordinance. By
    virtue of a Memorandum dated December 19, 2008 (Annex E) and effective
    January 2, 2009, he unilaterally instructs City Treasurer’s Employees to
    collect the new rate.I filed a Complaint Affidavit in the Office of the Ombudsman (Annexes
    F-F1) on ground of  “Usurpation of Authority” for implementing the new rate last March 6, 2009 without a supporting City Ordinance against former Chief City Treasurer Victor Endriga
    Ph.D.  Fortunately, I got a favorable response from the Office of the Ombudsman related to my complaint dated September 21, 2012 (Annex G), and I was advice to just wait for the verdict.

    In addition, Commission on Audit Paragraph 1.5 (Annex H, H-1) objected in the “Manner  of Assessmentand collection of business taxes were not in accordance with City Ordinance No. SP-91. S-1993, as amended known as Quezon City Revenue Code.”

    • vilmavee

      I am from Quezon City. May I ask if you are campaigning here? And who are you?

  • superpilipinas

    Political Dynasties are baaaddd for progress and baaaddd for the Philippines. These people prioritize their continued presence in the government therefore would protect themselves first BY HOOK OR BY CROOK before protecting the Filipino people. They will easily sacrifice the benefits to the Filipinos for their own survival. Political Dynasty is a form of Patronage Politics, therefore baaaadddd.
    It slows the progress because less new good ideas are introduce. 

    Vote De Los Ryes!

    Let’s add good members to Congress and displace the crooked clowns.

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/EE5LMUQHMXD2Q3PBSSDKBMG7VI Rexy


  • http://inquirer.net unokritiko

    Sorry to say that this PDI welcome anybody to be reported in their media as long as the pay is right.  And that’s business, you know!!!
    The thruth about this candidate is his decreasing financial income which unlike before is todo mucho dinero. Now it is dwindling and wants to maitained his finance as well as his status in the filipino indiot society.
    The filipino indiot society is also dwindling now and become a real and true filipino.!!!!
    Watch out for this kind of candidate!!! He will do nothing in the future as forecasted.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_3UAABFPUE5ZKBXOAGLWL6POGWU joel genese

    Ricardo Penson

    Samson Alcantara

    Greco Belgica

    Baldomero Falcone

    JC Delos Reyes

    Marwil Llasos



    Rizalito David


    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_AWQAZPNGR7CKVJPEWH72BYZ4QA Jok

      boto ako dyan, pwera lang si Hagedorn – ipalit ko si Casiño

  • kismaytami

    May amnesia ba si jc delos reyes para makalimutan niya na pamangkin siya ni gordon?

  • les21reago

    De los Reyes is Eddie Gil less Pamatong?
    The comelec should should put him NUISANCE category.

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


  • GreenChickenDown



    >>>“They epitomize transactional politics, the politics of greed and of hypocrisy,” said De los Reyes, head of the Church-backed Ang Kapatiran who launched an unsuccessful drive for the presidency in the 2010 balloting.<<<

    SABI ng mga naka-sayang puti't helmet hindi nakiki-alam ang churchie-churchie sa politics…yon pala ang kapatiran o sisterhood/brotherhod ay na sa likod ng church (church-backed)…o ano yan, ang reporter ang sinungaling o nagpapatunay lamang na sadyang sinungaling ang mga naka-helmet?  In any case, minsan pa, tingnan natin kung paano PAPA-PATUNAYAN ng mga mahihilig na gumamit at malalakas-ang-loob sa paggamit ng salitang diyos sa kanilang mga krusadang makunat pa sa belekoy ng Amoy.  Tingnan natin, ulit na naman, ang sinasabi nilang sila ay ginagabayan ng kamay ng lord-lord.  AT KAPAG wala na namang nangyari ayon sa kanilang sinasabi na sila ay sugo o ahente o kinatawan o tagapagtaguyod ng kaharian sa langit ng guni-guni, LALABAS na basa pa sa basang sisiw ang kanilang kredibilidad at yong mga kapi-kapitolyo at bersi-bersikulong madalas ihain sa hapag talakayan ay pawang mga kasabihan na maganda lamang pakinggan ngunit walang kinalaman sa pagpapatakbo buhay o kabuhayan ninuman…. o sa pagsapit ng kung anumang pangyayari sa hinaharap.

    Sige, tingnan natin ang gagawin ng diyos sa krusada ng mga Don Quijote na punong-puno ng kahambugan. (Matuto kayo sa German Shepherd ninyo ng humility).

  • virgoyap

    Having his party’s opening salvo be held in the Archdiocese of Lipa, Batangas, Reyes will have the blessings of Archbishop Arguelles. His Kapatiran Party is solely based on the social teachings of the Catholic Church which if given a chance to win will bring a bright future for our country. But his chance is very slim. It needs a miracle for him to hurdle even to the 13th or14th  slate. But there’s no harm in trying. It’s good that there’s JC Reyes who is so Christian and so daring to give a try.

  • Luthmar

    Excellent intention.  I voted for you the last time.  I will again vote for you.  Good luck.

  • sam_aquino

    “pushing for the abolition of pork barrel, of passing the freedom of information bill and removing dynasties in government…”

    because of those 3 important items you have mentioned, you just got my vote, senator John Carlos “JC” de los Reyes…

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_E3CE56OQVPC4RPYD2NR4VD3SUE Bert

    INDEPENDENT CANDIDATES are good options to UNA and LP who are swarmed by TRAPOS and candidates who are members of POLITICAL DYNASTIES.

  • etomacq

    I’ll vote for JC Delos Reyes.. 

    He is in my number in the list. Actually sya pa lang ang napipili ko.

    I am against political dynasties and TRAPOS.

  • Mama Eli

    me and my wife will vote this man. Ipasisingit ko din sya sa listahan ng iba ko pang friends.

  • superpilipinas

    YES to JC. I and my family and relatvies will vote for him. Good intentions and good experiences.

    The best alternative against TRAPOS and POLITICAL DYNASTIES and SHOWBIZ CLOWNS.

    With JC, our chance to have FOI is one man stronger.

  • palakasantayo

    This candidate is obviously leaning to one side. To the side of a psychopath and there are many of them… those what we call crusaders. Any time someone says that God will guide him to whatever, beware… Can’t we find somone who would say “this is my platform and I will do it over my blood and sweat” Using God as an scapegoat later on is soooo weak as an excuse. How many times have you heard a loser saying “I guess God did not mean it that way or this way”

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