Team PNoy busts UNA’s myth Pampanga is Arroyo bailiwick

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Deputy House Speaker Lorenzo “Erin” Tañada. PHOTO BY RYAN LEAGOGO

MANILA, Philippines – Team PNoy has accused the United Nationalist Alliance (UNA) of allegedly creating another “myth” when it claimed that   Pampanga is a bailiwick of former President and now Pampanga Representative Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo.

”Pampanga is no Arroyo country but PNoy country,” Team PNoy spokesman and Deputy Speaker    Lorenzo “Erin” Tañada said in a statement issued to reporters on Thursday. PNoy refers to President Benigno Aquino III.

Team PNoy is the umbrella coalition of the administration-backed senatorial slate for the May elections. It is composed of senatorial candidates from the Liberal Party, Akbayan, Nationalist People’s Coalition, Nacionalista Party and Laban ng Demokratikong Pilipino Coalition.

During the 2010 elections, Tañada said, Pampanga voted for Aquino and his then running mate and now Interior Secretary Mar Roxas “in a manner so emphatic, so dominating.”

He cited the official canvas results which showed that Aquino was the runaway winner in the 10-cornered presidential derby with   327,666 votes or roughly 36.5 percent of the 914,787 total number of votes cast.

The then administration candidate Gilberto “Gibo” Teodoro, whom Arroyo endorsed, only mustered 280,462 votes or 31.24 percent, Tañada pointed out.

The same was true, he said, in the vice presidential race, where Roxas garnered a massive 413, 016 votes or 47.20 percent, way ahead of now opposition stalwart Vice President Jejomar Binay who only got 220,357 or 25.18 percent of the total votes cast.

“So ano yung sinasabi nilang Arroyo country ang Pampanga (So why are they saying Pampanga is an Arroyo country)? This is another myth which the opposition is trying to spread just to get the votes of the Pampangueños,” Tañada said.

Even former president Joseph Estrada, who ran in the same presidential derby in 2010, Tañada said, was nowhere a factor after he garnered only 43,298 votes or 4.82 percent.

“So malinaw na ang Pampanga ay balwarte ni Presidente at hindi ni Arroyo o ng kung sinumang nagsasabing oposisyon (So clearly Pampanga is Aquino’s bailiwick and not Arroyo’s or anyone from the opposition,” the Team PNoy spokesman added.

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  • Placido_Penitente

    Bakit naman kaya sasabihin iyon ng UNA, na balwarte ni Arroyo ang Pampanga?  Dahil ba kakampi ng UNA si Arroyo, kaya ang boto ng mga taga-Pampanga ay para sa UNA?  E di tanga pala ang UNA? Sheeets, I’m confused!!!!

    • a1phantom

      Sinabi ng UNA yun?…bakit hindi naka-headline…..o and LP lang ang nagsasabi na sinabi raw ng UNA….bakit sinama sa usapan ng LP si Arroyo ulit?

      • indiosbravos2002

        Di mo na naman nagets sinabi ni Placido baby. Eto piso bili ka ng IQ.

  • Komen To

    The worst assumption by a contender. I heard that even her relatives by her father, and the governor, her “friend”, do not support her, much more the candidates who claim about her fame. The best this opposition has is an old former senator. The others? Check them, one was a subject of dagdag bawas, others are just using their surnames, they have the balls

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_L7PILUDK6IPFGJLJNCM2IROCRY Albin

    “So malinaw na ang Pampanga ay balwarte ni Presidente at hindi ni Arroyo”.
    Nagkalaban na ba si GMA at Aquino sa eleksyon?
    Nanalo si Noy, pero talo ang governatorial bet nya.
    Natalo si Gibo, pero nanalo si Pineda.
    Wrong comparison ginawa ng LP at ng UNA.

    • Jane Tan

      Hahahaha… pabayaan mo na, let them play… Who Has The Bigger Ego =))

      • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_L7PILUDK6IPFGJLJNCM2IROCRY Albin

        Oo nga.

  • kentohtan

    arroyo is history and so vice uling before 2016 presidential elections.

    demonyita at demonyito,itakwil natin…

  • OleSapra aka ARGUS

    MYTH

    ANA: “Ano ba sa Tagalog ang English word na MYTH, alam mo?”

    LISA: “Ay sisiw lang at ‘alang kahirap-hirap ‘yang tanong mo. Ang ibig sabihin ng myth, eh ALAMAT, o, getz mo?”

    CION: “Pero hindi lang alamat ang kahulugan ng myth. Unang-una, puede ring bola, yabang, sinungaling, bobo, askad, abuso, smuggler, babaero, lasinggero, sugalero at mga nakaw-na-yaman, o, ‘di ba?”  

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/AIYSIJJOL4JNRLHXVTGUH3NYHM The Overlord

      “Alamat” is “legend” in English. The translation for “myth” in Filipino is “mito.”
      Similar, but not the same. :)

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

         as in mitos pag maramy?

  • a1phantom

    Bakit sinama ulit ng LP si Arroyo sa usapan????

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_ZKPNHSPBMK74VZ3GBIPNTJA7KE Edwin

      para magkapangalan ung bet ng LP…

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

         ah… ok.

        pero bakit kailangan pa ang pangalan ni arroyo, wala bang sariling plataporma o achievements yung lp bet? does that LP bet’s achievement need the Arroyo measuring stick?

      • magiting78

        Hehehehe balikbayan ka ba, hnd mo alam nangyayari? hehehehe as usual ginagawang sangkalan c PGMA sikat eh…Pag bagasak ang ekonomiya dahil sa kagagwan ni pGMA pag maganda dahil s mga bagong plataporma ni Pnoy pwd ba yun ngaun mo lng tinanim maaani mo agad 

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

        heheheh

        dinaman balikbayan.

        di ko lang alam bakit KAILANGAN gamitin pa ang pangalan ni Arroyo, sa pag kakampanya nila. Its just in bad taste to compare LP bets that with Arroyo, rather than just state their own accomplishments.

        As you said, bakit kailangan pang gawin sangkalan.

      • magiting78

        Ganun talaga ang walang maayos n platapormang dinadala hahanap at hahanap cla ng magagamit para makilala. Like Pnoy for instance binatan nya ng binanatan c GMA at Corona kc wala sya maipakita n pag babago….hehehe Problema sa ating mga kababayan mas binoboto yung sikat kesa yung may magandang platapormang dala…

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

        “binoboto yung sikat kesa yung may magandang platapormang dala…”

        sad, but true…..

        thankfully, i research those who I vote for. I just hope more people will do the same.

      • magiting78

        Sa mga mas nakakainitdi madali pumili at hnd pwd paikutin lng ng mga issue n dala ng bwat pulitiko, problema ilang porsyento lng ba yung talagang nakakaintidi. Commelect should step up, dapat mas maglaan sila ng panahon at pundo for voters education, dapat cguro yung commelect ipakilala nila ang lahat ng pulitiko yung mga qualification, achievement at plataporma ng bawat kandidato ilatag nila s mga botante. Minsan yung may magagndang katangiang pulitiko hnd nanalo kc salat sa pundo para abutin yung mga nasa liblib n lugar..

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

        Agree, a comparison chart would be great. Nowadays if you purchase computers online, you can compare the specs and the prices of 4 different models according to a set criteria. sana may website din na ganun. As well as app na you can put specific criteria with points based on your own priority according to platform and it shows you the candidates ordered based on it.

        i wish.

      • magiting78

        Same here, but I think hnd papayag mga Trapo mabibisto n sila, actually itong electronic counting marami tumutol kc less n yung chance mkapandaya…Hopefully in 2 or 3 more elections mas maging educated n yung voters natin…

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

    Ikaw naman Erin o, hayaan mo na ipagpatuloy ng UNA ang kanilang ilusyon!

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/NHWFM2JRMUJWAGQK4GLNVK7RDM dapogiguy

    ang yabang naman ng tanada na yan…mukha namang supot…panalangin ko matalo sana kau…
    wag iboto mga trapo at senatong…iboto nyo mga bago at independent….

  • billy gunner

    arogante and tanada na yan a! naksakay lang sa kalabaw kung makatingin parang siya na yung kalabaw!

  • $23257130

    mabuhay si president arroyo!

    ang tunay na pag asa ng bayan!

    • 33Sambuang2

       gunggong

  • nes911

    Di yata tama ang comparison. Iba nuong 2010 at iba naman election ng 2013. Di yata nakakuha ng statistics subject si tanada nuong college.

  • leomar101

    Tumigil ka na  ehi este  hering. Bakit kailangang isama mo si Arroyo sa usapan. Ikaw talaga kasama ng mga hunghang mong yelos ay wala ng masabi na matino maliban sa salitang Arroyo.Hindi na uobra ang style ninyo na siraan  at siraan si Arroyo. Tatlong taon na ang nakalipas at hanggang ngayon ay walang maipakitang  accomplishments  ang uhogan mong idol. Maghintay ka na lang  sa election kung  talagang maloko pa ninyo ang mga Kapampangan. hindi nila nalimutan ang ginawa ni Aquino noong binaha sila. Sobra naman ang hangin sa ulo mo.

  • wakats

    Erin, it’s too early to yak-yak.  You’re practically shooing away pampanga votes to the doorsteps of UNA.  PNoy should reassign him to war room and not the party spokesman….

  • Handiong

    Ayan na naman, mga komentaristang hirap na hirap maka-intiyende. The news item is not so much about Arroyo, but about UNA.

    UNA said that Pampanga is Arroyo country, implying that it is not PNoy country. The implication is that if it is Arroyo country, it will go to UNA. Arroyo = UNA. The implication is not surprising because the corrupt sides with the corrupt.

    Is Rep. Erin Tañada being arrogant? No, he is just being factual. The 2010 election results showed that Pampanga went to PNoy. So how could it be called Arroyo country? 

    Ang UNA, corrupt na, sinungaling pa. In this election, UNA can do nothing but peddle lies and hope that the voters will be deceived. 

    • indiosbravos2002

      Exactly, may paarte arte pa sila Binay at Estrada na kaaway nila si GMA dati. Pero yon pala pulos ARTE lang talaga. Bigyan award yan si Erap. Pumayag magpakulong para sa sake ng art. Hahahaha. Tanga talaga.

      • Handiong

        Thanks, indios.

    • JuanTamadachi

      good one.

      • Handiong

        Thanks for the kind words.

      • JuanTamadachi

        You are welcome. BTW I enjoy reading your posts.

      • Handiong

        Thanks, JT.

  • indiosbravos2002

    I tell you my friends. Marcos and GMA will pale in comparison compared to a Binay presidency. Kung sa treasury pa lang ng Makati naging milyonaryo na sya pano pa kaya pag open na sa kanya ang national treasury. So as early as now, do not support these UNA Senatorial candidates. They will pave way for Binay to be president. Lets ensure that Binay associates do not take root in national politics or else we might wake up to a dark and gloomy place ruled by a maligno in 2016

    • vendetta07

      binay is a power hungry tyrant

  • Guest

    Nilangaw ang campaign rally ng LP-led coalition sa Cebu. 1,700 katao
    lang daw ang pumunta. Hahaha!

  • Guest

    Kabado ang mga kandidato ni Mar Roxas sa Cebu. Malamig ang pagtanggap sa
    kanila. Natural lang yun. Basta kandidato ni Mar, kasumpa-sumpa sa mga Cebuano
    yun.

  • Rose_Cruz

    Sabi nga ni Chiz Escudero dapat magkaroon ng ‘non-partisan support’ mula
    sa lahat ng sector para maresolba ang girian sa Sabah. Di yung hinahulaan ng
    pulitika.

  • EKmanubag

    Kaya sa 2016, kung tatakbo si Mar Roxas sa pagka-pangulo,  malaking boto ang mawawala sa kanya dahil binakbakan niya si Gov. Espino
    at Gov. Garcia.

     

  • JasonBieber

    Really? Is this even an issue worth discussing? Or is it another excuse for PNoy and Team to bring up GMA and find another way to attack her? The obsession that PNoy has about GMA is getting old and boring.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_GYYFBINDMTZHM6TDHPB667452M agustin

    The kapampangans love and ador GMA, expect a landslide defeat for the TEAM PINOY !

  • disqusted0fu

    The fact that team Pnoy is threatened by UNA using GMA to get votes in Pampanga sorts of proves that the ‘myth’ is actually true. The people in Pampanga adores GMA because of the work she’s done for their province, and they have been yearning for her representation but the Aquino administration has been depriving them from that because of continuously persecuting GMA.

  • disqusted0fu

    Pnoy country? There is no such thing. Heck, the whole Philippines is not Pnoy country. Pnoy is concerned about his and his administration’s welfare more than anything. The ‘achievements’ of the Aquino administration are more for their image and popularity, not really for the betterment of the PH. In addition, we should all put in mind that the 2010 elections was plagued by all sorts of problems caused by the PCOS machines.

  • C2Tmasyas

    this tañada does not speak for the kapampangans and neither he can make assumptions that pampanga would be for administration. this is just a reverse psychology BS that politicians play out of dimwitted people. asa ka pang maniwala kaming mga taga rito, hindi ka naman kapampangan. his facts are completely obsurd and stupid. even a grade class students can easily know what kind of brain you have. 

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