Team PNoy likens UNA to ‘sinking ship’



MANILA, Philippines—Team PNoy on Friday likened the United Nationalist Alliance (UNA) to a “sinking ship” which he said needs to be abandoned if one is to survive.

“Nobody wants to be with them,” Team PNoy spokesman and Eastern Samar Representative Ben Evardone said in a statement.

“It has come to a point that being identified with UNA is a kiss of death. Even independent candidate Bro. Eddie Villanuevas has declared his refusal to accept their invitation,” Evardone said.

But UNA has already denied making an offer to Villanueva and two other independent senatorial candidates—Teddy Casiño and Edward Hagedorn—to join its slate.

The three were reported as possible  replacements of the three guest candidates—Senators Loren Legarda and Francis “Chiz” Escudero and former Grace Poe-Llamanzares—who were junked by UNA.

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  • kurakut

    UNA the only political empire ( kuno ) with 3 kings!  

  • JuanTamadachi

    Yes, to be with and/or to be endorsed by UNA is akin to the Gloria Macapal Dorovo’s kiss of death that killed Gibo’s political dreams in addition to those of the other candidates, such as,  but not limited to Raul Gonzalez and son, Agnes Devanadera, etc.. 

    Stay away from UNA!

  • pipsirho

    Evardone, even your Team PNoy is SINKING!!! What are you offering the Filipino people? DAANG  MATUWID? What is that? It is only a SLOGAN without substance!! Get the corrupt KKK out of government, so Team PNoy would be consistent with DAANG MATUWID!!!

  • 12JEM

    Gloating….Gloat Some More…and More and More…

    Itong si Evardone na ito baka malampasan pa si Tiangco sa pagka—UNGAS.

  • Weder-Weder Lang

    Indeed. UNA is a sinking ship. It would be a titanic mistake to still be on board that ship.

    UNA needs to seriously regroup, rethink, restrategize and repackage itself. It may be a little too late now, considering the damage done by the senate scandals linked to JPE, the rampant car smuggling in Port Irene as banner-headlined in PDI, the dipping numbers of Erap in Manila and Binay’s own declining ratings. Not that everything is going swimmingly well for LP, but UNA simply has not been able to present and differentiate itself as the better alternative. Gordon and Hagedorn might be able to pump some life back into UNA but that’s as far as UNA can go.

    It’s not too late for the rest of the team to jump ship now. But where to?

  • nakatutok

    evardone, kaya ayaw ni Bro> Eddie sumama sa UNA kasi ayaw niya MAIPIT ang anak niyang si Joel na nasa TESDA!! least may delikadesa..hindi tulad mo na SIPSIP GMA noong araw pero HIGOP PWET naman kay PNoy ngayon…

  • Gerald Abueva

    UNA can still make a comeback. But it will have to cut Enrile from the team, or at least make Enrile less conspicuous in UNA. Jackie has to go because he reminds voters of his father. Jackie can try again in 2016 but it will be an even longer-shot for him.

    Toby Tiangco does not make a good campaign spokesperson. He looks like someone just out from rehab and still quite dependent on some magic substance. There’s no wow factor in everything he says, everything he does and the gimmicks he’s been trying to play up. Even his wager with Drilon failed to catch on. He’s trying very hard, he’s had his 15 minutes of fame and he’s made a little bit of name / face recall for himself to get him noticed in 2016.

    Even with all hands on deck, UNA will have to work very very hard to catch up.

  • Ghost

    “Team PNoy likens UNA to sinking ship.”

    With Erap, Binay and Enrile on board, I agree. These bossy mammals surely are so fond of throwing their weights around.

  • dapogiguy

    Even before the 2010
    election, we have been saying that the PCOS has been tampered, the Automated
    Election Process has been bought by a wealthy and powerful group. That was the
    final step in grabbing power. The foundations of Daang Matuwid began when Arroyo
    flatly denied Cory’s request to exclude Hacienda Luisita from agrarian reform.
    Cory vowed to bring down Arroyo. Cory allied with anyone who wanted to see
    Arroyo fall from grace, that included Erap’s bloc and every opportunity seeking
    politician. Meanwhile, GMA, isolated in her position as President, continued to
    hold the reigns of government. It was she who said “Decisions have to be
    made, no matter how unpopular I would rather fix the economy than be a popular

    Who do you think
    created the Hello Garci escapade? Worse, who advised GMA, to go on National TV
    with an “I am sorry”. Who else but Lupita Concio Kashiwahara. GMA
    never considered the fact that Lupita was playing her. Lupita is an Aquino,
    sister of Ninoy. Drillon set GMA up pushing GMA to make “mistakes”
    which of course Abad, Soliman, Purisima, and Deles took advantage of. It was
    all planned, the singing of “we will hang on together”, the Hyatt 10
    episode, the Trillanes affair, the Danny Lim rebellion, The Querubin
    mutiny…..all these were part of a bigger plan. Don’t forget Ricky Carandang,
    and Ces Drillon’s seemingly perfect timing for covering attempted coups. Of
    course they were being used, and as for Carandang, he was very much a part of
    the plan to destabilize and grab power from GMA. All that didn’t work as we
    know. However, it will play a big role once the most important element is
    controlled, THE AUTOMATED ELECTION SYSTEM. With a demonized president, who will
    suspect the results of an election that is rigged for an LP win, a Mar Roxas

    The LP allowed GMA
    to survive an impeachment with the use of pork barrel. FPJ was used by the
    opposition, he was fed all the false news about the election cheating. Being
    new to politics, they fell for it. Who benefited then? Of course the LP who
    accepted the added pork barrel releases. Pangilinan’s NOTED was memorable. he
    knew there was no cheating, but he had to make it look like election fraud was
    possible. After creating fear, uncertainty and doubt, the LP knew they could
    win the 2010 election. The added pork barrel in their pockets only meant that
    the LP had more money to spend. Their war chest was full. Cory’s death of
    course caused a change in plans….NOYNOY Aquino.

    Noynoy was a
    non-performer in Congress and the Senate. Noynoy, though having the advantage
    of a dead mother needed a lot of help…a lot of packaging. They wagered on the
    Filipinos being gullible. Abad and Drillon knew this from their past
    maneuverings. Llamas and Hontiveros were needed to step up the Demonizing of
    everything Arroyo. NOYNOY AQUINO had to be guaranteed a win in the 2010
    presidential elections. DEMONIZE the opposition, that was the smoke and
    mirrors, the LP needed something more solid to guarantee the win. How else
    could anyone make sure that the 2010 elections will be a sure win? That brings
    us to the PCOS. It is the best evidence of how to take power in the
    Philippines. It has been proven to work as a means of controlling who will win.
    It can be bought, it can be manipulated. 

    With all the moves
    of Noynoy as president it only proves that they will do it again in 2013 and
    2016. Debts and favors are being paid, not by those who came to power, but by
    the ordinary Filipino people. Rising prices in the very industries that are owned
    by Noynoy’s relatives and supporters continues to pay for the Noynoy win. This
    will continue while they are in power. An LP win in 2013 (which is guaranteed)
    will let the suffering continue while Noynoy and his “economists”
    window-dress the GDP and statistics (Who cares about credit ratings, they are
    issued by agencies with self-interests), claim that the stock market is an
    economic indicator and trumpet the real-estate boom. Of course everybody knows
    that the stock market is not an indicator ( foreign funds park their money and
    suck up profits at the expense of the ordinary local individual Filipino
    investor). Real estate is not a boon to the economy and this will be seen once
    “cheap” funds run dry….the bubble will burst. soon. There will be
    no buyers, not even OFW funds who have lost a huge 20% in the value of their

    If this is the
    Philippines you want in the next 3 to six years, then by all means sing praises
    to Noynoy and his cohorts….but don’t forget to thank Brillantes. He was put
    there to do a job, and earn money as well. With all that Brillantes is showing,
    he has his mind set to achieving his objective. In all jis pronouncements, read
    between the lines. he is actually telling Noynoy and his LP: “MISSION

    • Lagotka

      You’ve got a wild imagination, boy!

      • joshua

         noted sabi nga ni Kiko Pangilinan

    • lolo_Jose

      Berto ikaw ba iyan?

  • noypisiTED

    By the way whatever happened now to the USS Mine-sweeper ‘Guardian’ that ran aground at Tubbataha reef and is due to be chopped into pieces? Are there news blackout so as not to further embarrass the US navy and the televiewers to see the ignorance of the crew of the Guardian?

  • ztefertilizerscam10

    Binay and alleged mistress’ photos surface the internet
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  • ztefertilizerscam10

    Binay wife linked to Php72.06-M graft

    A FORMER whistleblower in high-profile graft corruption controversies turned-head of government’s financial watchdog yesterday linked the wife of Vice President Jejomar Binay, an incumbent and several former Makati City officials to alleged deception in the public bidding for a Php72.06 million supply contract awarded by the city government in 2001.

  • ztefertilizerscam10

    Binay and alleged mistress’ photos surface the internet
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  • ztefertilizerscam10

    Senator Enrile gives out public money to senators

    Enrile gave a whopping bonus of 1.6 million pesos each to 18 senators last Christmas. It is interesting to note that rather than hand over unused funds back to the treasury, Enrile saw it fit to distribute the so-called “savings” to Senate employees as a personal gift. According to the same report, even drivers and security personnel in the senate got bonuses ranging from 50,000.00 to 120,000.00 pesos.

  • ztefertilizerscam10

     Aug 28,1987 rebellion

    Juan Ponce Enrile charged with involvement in the bloody military rebellion on  Aug 28,1987  that left at least nine people dead.

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    2008: Enrile smuggling in Cagayan;

     Pajeros, BMWs
    During the first four months of the year 2008 alone, 1,773 units, including Mitsubishi Pajeros and BMW Z3s, were shipped into Port Irene

    • mari suli

      gahaman talaga.makatindig balahibong pagpagahaman.

  • ztefertilizerscam10

     slightly used Hummer luxury vehicles coming from the port of LA loaded in vans and shipped to port irene. In 2012, there were over 20 Hummer units that were shipped by the gang headed by the son-in-law of Johnny Enrile.

  • ztefertilizerscam10

    “The Chicago Tribune reported 15
    years ago that Enrile’s wife Cristina walked out on him in January 1998 
    after charging adultery.  The Tribune also reported that the “other woman
    “ was Gigi Gonzales-Reyes, Enrile’s chief of staff,  about 30 (39 not 30) years
    his junior.”

  • ztefertilizerscam10

    . Mitos Magsaysay – She is in office to protect her husband, JV Magsaysay, who was the smuggling king of Subic during the reign of Gloria Macapagal Arroyo. He is the counterpart of Elena Bautista Horn, spokesperson of GMA. She is “monkey see-monkey do” as far as her loyalty to GMA is concerned. I cannot trust her.

    • JuanTamadachi

      Yup you’re right and she looks like a monkey too. Doubtlessly, a chimpanzee look alike. :)

  • ztefertilizerscam10

    Enrile’s only son Jackie Enrile was a notorious killer who killed several people including alfie anido.
     Let us also not forget about Tito Sotto’s involvement in the Pepsi Paloma and Guada Guarin 1982 rape scandal. 

    • Sargo

       remember the Hacienda Luisita Massacre so sino ang killer ngayon?

  • $23257130

    ang LP ang sinking ship. ppppppwwweeeehhhh kadiri eeeeeeeeeeeewwwwwww abnoytards

    • mari suli

      ha ha ha ah. diin tabo man?(saan nangyari) sa kathang isip mo?bwa ha ha ha ha ha.

    • 33Sambuang2

      supot ka

  • Mel

    UNA chose a convicted plunderer, it speaks a lot for the group. 

    • mari suli

      tama talaga pare.isama mo pa ang mga garcia at lalo kang magigimbal.huwag kalimutan GSIS members a vote for UNA is a vote for Winston at sa tatlong kurakot.

      • joshua

         ganun din pag IBIG members a vote for LP is a vote for Miro Quimbo and EX lapdogs of GMA , Abnoy

  • mekeni62

    Everyone knows it is the LP-NPC romance that is breaking up.

    • El_Gran_Capitan

      Unless it happen officially, then it’s not

      • joshua

         malapit ng mangyari un

      • El_Gran_Capitan

        tingnan muna natin

  • Lagotka

    Lulubog talaga ang barko ng UNA. It was launched on the wrong premise – that the tatlong hari were heavyweights and had a strong endorsing power. Mali pala sila. Kayang-kaya pala silang butasan because they had no moral leadership. Ang tatlong hari tadtad ng kaso ng korupsyon. What corruption can they hurl against PNoy?

    Children Jackie the killer, JV, and Nancy do not have the stamina to last the distance. The tatlong hari ng kawalanghiyaan mahina pala. Wala palang sinabi laban kay PNoy!

    Pinagtatawanan ni Koko Pimental ngayon ang tatlong hari na naging tatlong bulok na itlog!

    • Sargo

      madami, bakla, killer, corrupt, walang nagawa, tulog ng tulog, walang batas na napasa

    • Augusto

      “When you start with a wrong foot, you will end with the wrong foot .” This is what is happening to UNA. I admired Senators Legarda and Escudero and former MTRCB
       Chairperson Grace Poe for not boarding the sunken ship UNA.

      They heeded the 48 LAWS OF POWER by Robert Greene.
       LAW # 10.INFECTION: AVOID THE UNHAPPY AND THE UNLUCKY.-You can die from someone else`s misery-emotional states are as infectious as diseases. You may feel you are helping the drowning man but you are only precipitating your own disaster. The unfortunate sometimes draw misfortune on themselves.They will also draw it on you. Associate with the happy and fortunate instead.

      LAW #40. DESPIES THE FREE LUNCH.-What is offered for free is dangerous. It usually involves either a trick or a hidden obligation. What is worth is worth paying for. By paying your own way you stay clear of gratitude, guilt and deceit.  XXX      XXX    XXX. 

      MABUHAY ANG LP! 12-0

  • Pia Pilar Francisco

    I still think that viral video of Enrile and Estrada dancing for Gigi Reyes’ birthday is the best TV ad UNA could have used. It would appeal to many voters, win over the hearts and minds of primetime TV viewers. Of course, I’m just being sarcastic and joining LP in kicking UNA when it hurts most. Sayang, the video is no longer available in youtube.

  • mangtom

    noypisiTED: lasing ka ba? 

  • mangtom

    UNA is both a SINKING ship and STINKING ship captained by the Three KING KONGS of graft and corruption. It’s doomed to failure. 

    • joshua

       ganun din ang LP stinking ship puro balimbing kasi

  • rodnylacson

    you what’s the best thing that happened to UNA? yung nilaglag nila si CHIZ, patapon yun eh..

    • AriannaDraws

       aba oo naman! hindi na natin kailangan ng mga nakaupo lang sa senado na nagpapalaki lang ng mga bulsa nila..

  • kikomonkey

    ayos ah, meron din palang magandang nangyari sa UNA,, ang pagkakabitwa nila sa tamad na si chiz,, kung ako sa LP ganun na din ang gagawin ko!

  • DonkeyKong1

    Ayos at tinanggal na din ng UNA si Escudero! kung matalinong botante ka ang pinakamagandang gawin ay wag iboto si chiz! ! !

    • BonnieBailey9

       ayos talaga kapatid! wala namang sumusuporta kay chiz..tama lang yun!

  • JasonBieber

    What is the point of voting the rich and power into position so they can become more rich and powerful? At the end of the day…the voted ones will just enter their positions and continue the pointless bickering that occurs amongst government elected officials.

    The rich become richer and the poor remain poor.

  • CarlosC


  • mangtom

    I just watched the Team PNoy campaign in Iloilo and Bacolod. The Catholic Church dubbed the team of PNoy as Team Patay because of their support of the RH Law. 

    The Pnoy Team is not Team Patay. It is Team PATOK.

    Sino ba ang mga talagang killers? Si Estrada ay associated with a number of unsolved deaths. Si Enrile? Oh, boy. He is the Martial Law Berdugo-meaning ruthless killer. And his son who is running for senate? Like father like son.

    Draw your own conclusion as to which team is Team Patay. 

    The voters are not as dumb as these UNA team thinks. Educado na ang mga botante. You UNA will all go down the gutter come election time.

    • 33Sambuang2

      mga dorobo rin yang cbcp. nagpakasasa ka kabibigay ng pera at sasakyan from GMA….. mga ipokrito ang mga hinyupak

  • buttones

    Good analogy, I mean let’s face it PH holds many a record on ‘sinking ships’- Princess of the Stars for one- I wonder what happened to that? NOT the right sort of analogy to use Mr President…. Try another one…

  • boybakal

    Team PNoy likens UNA to ‘sinking ship’…

    This is wrong analogy.
    Kaya nga nagbawas ang UNA para di lumubog dahil balsa lang ang sinasakyan.
    Yong balsa ng Team Pnoy siyam lang dapat ang sakay….for sure it will sink….overloaded.
    Yan ang Team Pnoy…lubog na lulubog at tataob pa…isa pa Balsang Papel.

  • mangtom

    The three candidates bailed out of the Team UNA to escape being dragged down into the bottom of the ocean. Wise move for these 3 Senators. Wise up other senators and jump ship or perish with the Three King Kongs of corruption and graft.

  • oidkcin

    I liken the candidates of both parties & all the politicians past and present led by the abnoydski pwesident, to the ayatollahs & ruhollahs. They are the paragons of virtues, good-mannered, can never do wrong, pure as white, smooth as silk Sons And Daughters Of B…..Talagang walang kabigin, puro itulak, lahat panapon ‘ika nga.Impeach Aquino….& her brother.

    • 33Sambuang2

      pabalik balik lang yang post mo ugok

      • oidkcin

        likewise ugok.
        Impeach Aquino….& her brother.

  • mangtom

    oidkcin-ikaw ang dapat ma-impeach. You talk nonsense. 

    • oidkcin

      nonsense hurts huh, direct to the jugular.
      Impeach Aquino…..& her brother.

  • mangtom

    oidkcin: Sabi mo impeach Aquino….& her brother:

    Naloloka ka na ba? Kailan naging babae si President Aquino? Bumalik ka muna sa Fifth Grade bago ka magpost dito. This is a forum for the big leagues-not amateur like you. Ito yong milk bottle mo. 

    • oidkcin

      Pakalimiin mo yung post ko tsaka ka maglulupasay, dumbass ivy leaguer.
      Impeach Aquino….& her brother.

  • mangtom

    oidkcin: I got no time to waste my valuable time with a dummy like you. Please just get lost.

  • disqusted0fu

    You can’t blame the candidates, they just want to be with team Pnoy because they all know that all close allies of Pnoy are excused from any type of violation that they commit.

  • disqusted0fu

    By the way, isn’t the NPC withdrawing their support on team Pnoy? That makes both parties  sinking ships. They might just bring the whole PH with them. I guess it’s just a matter of choosing who will sink slower.

  • LucasPacascas

    Ang galing mo talaga Ben “Joseph Goebbels” Evardone. Tuwang tuwa siguro si PNOY at ang LP sa mga analysis at banat mo. Ganyan ganyang ka din nuong batang sarado ka pa ni GMA sa KAMPI. Kung upakan mo si PNOY noon mula ulo hanggang paa. Ngayon halos himurin mo ang kanyang tum**ng

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