‘UNA better off without 3 bets’



OLONGAPO CITY—Throwing out the three controversial “common” candidates has if anything improved the chances of the United Nationalist Alliance because a streamlined team would work better in a campaign, according to some UNA senatorial candidates.

A slate of nine is “easier to sell because we are fewer in number,” said Margarita “Ting-ting” Cojuangco, an aunt of President Benigno Aquino III.

UNA’s drawing power has not been impaired, the team has been well-received, according to Cojuangco, who was joined by candidates Richard Gordon, Miguel Zubiri and Nancy Binay in the Zambales leg of the UNA campaign late Thursday.

“It’s now easier to appeal to those listening to us to vote for all nine candidates,” said Binay.

Judging from the turnout at UNA’s sorties in Pampanga, Zambales and Olongapo City, Zubiri said “we can stand on our own.”

UNA on Friday slammed the door on three potential replacements for the junked “common” candidates.

Rep. Toby Tiangco, UNA campaign manager, said UNA “has not officially made and will not make an offer” to other senatorial candidates like Eddie Villanueva, Edward Hagedorn and Teddy Casiño.

“We have no plans of replacing the three former guest candidates. We freed ourselves from our obligation to campaign for the three former guest candidates not so we can replace them, but so we can move on. We will focus on our nine UNA candidates,” Tiangco said in a statement.

Deposed President Joseph Estrada on Thursday told the Inquirer he was “personally” considering tapping Hagedorn and Villanueva to replace the junked candidates. Some reporters covering the UNA campaign floated the name of Casiño.

Gordon said he was not surprised at the UNA leadership’s decision to drop Senators Francis Escudero and Loren Legarda and Grace Poe-Llamanzares, the coalition’s three erstwhile “common” candidates with the administration’s Team PNoy.

“That was expected. A lot of people were complaining already. And it’s unconscionable for them to be straddling two parties,” he said.

He said the circumstances that allowed Escudero, Legarda and Poe to become candidates of rival parties were unprecedented.

“They should stand firm on where they stand. [Escudero, Legarda and Poe are also] my friends, but many people have been hurt by this issue,” said Gordon.

Zambales Rep. Mitos Magsaysay said the issue of the common candidates was now a “closed book” and talking about it was a waste of time and money.

She said Poe, who professed to be hurt over being junked by UNA, should just get on with campaigning.

“Like us, we’re just proceeding with our campaign. We don’t let side issues like this derail our campaign. Whoever is with us, we just shut up,” she said.

With the UNA decision to junk Escudero et al., Aurora Rep. Sonny Angara, a Team PNoy candidate, said he hoped the campaign could now focus on the issues and not on personalities.

“The economy for me, that’s the most important issue. How we create jobs, how we help the Filipino family cope with price increases, things like that,” Angara said in Bacolod City as Team PNoy bets ended the week’s Visayas campaign with sorties in Negros Occidental.

Angara, who co-authored Republic Act No. 10228, the law that converted the Negros State College of Agriculture in Kabankalan into a state university now known as the Central Philippines State University, expressed support for the expansion of state universities and colleges in the country.

The other authors of the bill were Negros Occidental Representatives Mercedes Alvarez, Alfredo Abelardo Benitez and the late Ignacio Arroyo, and party-list Rep. Neri Colmenares.

“It is time that the national government starts investing more in educational institutions outside of Metro Manila,” said Angara, chair of the House committee on higher and technical education.

Angara earlier called for a 10-year education investment program that would “address all gaps in the educational system.” With reports from Norman Bordadora and Christian Esguerra

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  • catmanjohn

    There is an 800 pound gorilla in the room that nobody wants to talk about… climate change and how it is devastating the southern Philippines, causing immense suffering. The media has paid too much attention to UNA’s BS and not enough on the platform of the candidates on how they will address the looming crisis of the hundreds of thousands of displaced people, the loss of agriculture, the rebuilding of infrastructure with these ominous factors in mind, the health and malnutrition issues that has arisen from these events, etc. PAGASA claimed in late December that the storm season has ended, but instead there has been powerful storms one after another. Luzon is now seeing the effects of this climate change as well, and it looks very scary. Let’s cut the superficial crap, and get down to some serious discussion about what actions must be taken to relieve the suffering of the people, and what must be done to stem the rise of the destruction brought about by this unpleasant ‘climate change’.

    One more thing.. it seems that UNA’s Enrile is more interested in visiting his smuggled cars than visiting all those families affected by the floods. Its speaks volumes for UNA, and their vile leader Enrile. All these fancy cars everywhere, and nowhere to go…

  • Noypi11

     “UNA is better off without the three common candidates”. This is true. Instead of losing twelve, they’ll only lose nine. Too bad the Three Kings can not be candadates. All three are corrupt, convicted plunderer, martial law administrator, aka ms. Gigi Reyes Bf. 

    • 12JEM

      Ting2 Cojuanco has the least chances of being elected Senator. And this early Mitos and Maceda are also not faring well.

    • 12JEM

       Stark Reality; 

      The following UNA candidates have the chances of winiing:
      1. Nancy Binay
      2. J.V. Estrada
      3. Jack Enrile
      4. Honasan
      5. Zubiri
      6. Gordon

      This is the best scenario that UNA can expect….50-50 split and it will be considered a victory for UNA and a resounding defeat for the President.

      This Scenario is giving Malakanyang Palace Nightmares.

      • Noypi11

        Go, Team Pinoy crush the nine candidates of UNA— una sa nakawan, una sa pagpatay ng mga tao, una sa lahat ng kawalanghiyaan. Stop the three kings (Estrada, Enrile, Binay) from being the salot of the Philippine politics.

  • farmerpo

     ‘Judging from the turnout at UNA’s sorties in Pampanga, Zambales and Olongapo City, Zubiri said “we can stand on our own.”’

    ay oo naman. Masarap yung NancyBinay Candies. Lahat ng batang nakatikim, boboto ng UNA.

    • 33Sambuang2

      zubiri mandaraya kang hinayupak ka. isa ka pa na ayaw bumitiw sa pwesto. isa ka ring tagahimod ng pwet ni gloria hayup ka

  • brunogiordano

    ‘UNA better off without 3 bets’

    Pa consuelo de bobo lang iyan sarili nila.

    As katunayan nagpuputok ang mga butsi nila sa sama ng loob.

    Parang basketball team lang iyan.

    Iniwan kang bigla ng mga STAR PLAYERS mo.

    TIYOPE ang labas ng team ninyo.

    Dahil ang mga naiwan ay mga PIPITSUGIN, UNQUALIFIED, CHEATERS at kapanalig pa ng ex-PEKENG pangulo na nandaya kay FPJ.

  • JuanTamadachi

    “A slate of nine is “easier to sell because we are fewer in number,” said Margarita “Ting-ting” Cojuangco”

    This is nothing but sour graping from a bunch of losers.

    • speaksoftlylove

       Sourgraping? Si Tingting Cojuangco sinipa ng UNA kaya nagsasourgraping? Ang gulo mong maganalisa dogyot.

      • JuanTamadachi

        You are the dumbest know nothing JACKSĤIT I have come across on this forum. Re-read the article. Nowhere does it say ”  Si Tingting Cojuangco sinipa ng UNA kaya nagsasourgraping?” be it in English or Tagalog,  JACKASS.

  • 33Sambuang2

    mitos…. kala mo mananalo ka. tagapahid ka ng ebak ni gloria. tingting, isa ka pang hinayupak. di ka rin mananalo dahil partido ng kawatan yang sinalihan mo

  • http://twitter.com/clearpasig Freddie Abueg Pelina

    people are hurts about the junked candidates living UNA, i think UNA itself was hurt the most. people don’t care much.

  • AllinLawisFair

    Escudero, Legarda and Poe, better off without UNA. 

    They left it behind so UNA is no longer ahead; it is at the end of the tailback.

  • Dy Pailad

    I agree because UNA can no longer support 12 candidates with ERAP paying back 190M to the government and Port Irene money making machine in kaput.

  • lolo_Jose

    HALATANG-halata na nasaktan ang UNA sa hindi pagsipot ng 3 common candidates
    ganyan ang sinasabi na mas mabuti na wala sila sa kanila…MASAKIT ANG 
    MAWALAN NG 3 ALAS kaya ang 3 itlog ng UNA kasama na mga alipores ay
    halos maputlan ng litid sa noo sa galit!!!

  • http://www.yellowmythbusters.gov.ph/ Weder-Weder Lang

    UNA better off? Parang baliktad.


    >>>‘UNA better off without 3 bets’<<<

    OO nga naman…."the grapes are sour anyway".

    Talagang BETTER OFF ang UNA sa kulelat ngayong wala na yong maaaring magpa-angat sa mga MMM, ex-MMM, at MMM wannabes.

    • speaksoftlylove

       Search in any dictionary of the word sourgraping. Daldal ka ng daldal di mo naiintindihan kung ano ang meaning ng sourgraping dogyot.

      • UrHONOR

        YOU need reading comprehension class, grasshopper.

      • speaksoftlylove

         Ikaw ang di nakakaintindi kung ano ang “sour graping.” Ang UNA ba ang sinipa noong tatlo? Mabuti nga si Loren di nagsasour graping pero yong Escudero at lalo na si Grace bistado. May dipresya yang pagitan ng tainga mo. Kumain ka ng maraming pnoy at mainam yan gamot sa katarata ng utak mo, ok?

      • UrHONOR

        HOY, BANO!  Huwag mo na ako isali sa katangahan mo….palibhasa sanay ka sa pang-palengkeng kapurulan (with due apologies to palengkes) at pang-kantong kaisipan (sorry mga kantos), pati iba sinasabit mo sa kaugukan ng thalamus mo na na sa hibernating mode.  IKAW lang ang hindi nakakakita ng nakikita ng lahat dahil yang busal sa mga mata mong nag-a-alzheimer ang nakikita ay yong deperensya ng iba at hindi yang ga-bundok mong pagkukulang sa kokote.

        Sa susunod, yong ka-uri mo ang tapikin mo.

      • speaksoftlylove

         “With due apologies to palengkes, urHoror?” “Sorry mga “kantos?” This dude is rapidly becoming silly. He is already talking to inanimate things. Super purol ka kundi mo napapansin.

      • jgl414567

        “The act of scornful denial that something is attractive or desirable because it is unobtainable” this is the meaning of sourgraping, di ka naman marunong maghanap kasi di ka yata marunong magbasa. Go back to elementary school;ok!

  • ztefertilizerscam10

    Sandiganbayan junks Binay’s petition to drop graft case

    The former mayor now( Vice President)was charged in 2006 for allegedly bypassing the bidding procedure in favor of Office Gallery International Inc. 

    Binay was questioned over the anomalous purchase of office fixtures and furniture for the new Makati City Hall from private contractor Office Gallery International from December 1999 to February 2000. The contract was allegedly overpriced by P3.6 million.

  • 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.

    • speaksoftlylove

       So? Kumusta ang kaso? Witness ka?

      • jgl414567

        Galit si spitfire kasi si Elenita Binay yata ito na corrupt!

  • 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.”

    • speaksoftlylove

       So? Inggit si PNoy dahil walang pumatol sa kanya ganun ba ibig mong sabihin?

    • FernandoBusi

      take it from me a woman 20 years your junior will bring life back to life. 

  • 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. 

    • speaksoftlylove

       Yon pala e, hulihin mo. Ano pang hinihintay mo dyan? Sugod na sa idolo mong “confused” at magpasama ka. Now na.

  • nes911

    Dissolving UNA is much better off. Mga anak anakan lang naman ang kandidato at notorious pa sa corruption.

    • patawad

      Kung ganyan na lang pala na mga anak anak nila mga kandidato,  buti pa tawag sa kanila “Dynasty Party”, tutal uso naman ang issue ng dynasty ngayon./  Kulang lang sa kanila si Angara, na wala namang magara sa kanilang prinsipyo.

  • Paulstronghold

    Common candidates is a big baloney specially if logistic is a matter of concern. Being into the mainstream of administration candidatesis a big advantage. Besides, joining the rally of UNA is a kiss of death(my opinion) because there you see the parade of trapos, mandaraya sa eleksyon, mandarambong ng pera ng bayan and of course, recycled candidates who did nothing during the course of their being senators/congressmen of the land. Worst, the greedy candidates who typifies political dynasty. The notion to replace them with some alternate candidates is a kind of weird thing – panakip butas?

  • zeroko

    Better for Binay and Erap tandem just run by their own. Walang matitirang qualified sa kandidato nila if morality is involve. Buro Oligarch at political dynasty. Ngyon ko lang nalaman na beauty and handsome and eloquent, makaling magtalumpati, at matalino does not equate to good governance. Syempre, ang demonyo hindi ka pakikitaan ng pangit at nakakatakot na mukha. Pakikitaan ka ng isang politiko upang masira ang bansa mo…..

    Except for Poe’s daughter and koko Pimentel, wala rin matitira. Pimental has the shade of honesty. He means what he says.

  • quirinomayer

    Philippines better off without UNA.

  • http://profiles.yahoo.com/u/WC5IJSKXTZLNM3AV3VGPMM4O7Y ero


    • jgl414567

      UNA is a family corporation out to further not the interest of the country but their family’s  only! Let us campaign to defeat them in the elections! 

  • bongarroyo

    ano pa ba dapat ang aasahan sa sasabihin nila?

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/FQQPZLNOMD2EBFTHSWOP6QGZWY Marshall


  • boi skater

    This country is better off without the UNA canditates.

  • patawad

    Binay ……. ang kapal mo!!!!!!! Lahat ng kapamilya mo, gustot mong maging politiko!!!!  Sana di ka maging presidente. .. . .

    • jgl414567

      God forbid a Binay presidency because the Philippines will be catapulted back to the dark ages if Binay becomes the president. It is not only his skin and face that is ugly but his conscience above all!

  • FernandoBusi

    Tamma ka Sonny we should focus on issues like the sale of our interest in Panatag to China by your ally Trillanes!!!

    No FOI No to LP and other political dynasties.

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


    • jgl414567

      I fully agree because UNA is just a coalition anchored on political opportunism and expediency. The record of Binay, Enrile and especially Erap reflects how rotten to the core UNA is!

  • akongednamzug

    Sabi ni Mitos Magsaysay, ang usapin tungkol sa 3 common candidates ay closed book na. Kung pag-uusapan pa raw ito is just a waste of time and MONEY.  Yung waste of time ay naiintindihan ko pero yung waste of money, ang ibig bang sabihin nito ay bumabayad sila sa media para ilathala o i-report ang sasabihin nila tungkol sa 3 common candidates.

  • ztefertilizerscam10

    Unang sindikato

  • QQU

    It seems that nobody asks anymore what these political bunches stand for—their vision for the country,
    their ideas, policies, and programs they intend to carry (in)to the senate….baring to the nation their knowledge and “expertise” of their own chosen national issues, during the campaign…what they can do to make a difference in our lives as Filipinos.

    Afterall, a nation looks up to its representatives for wisdom and direction.

    What I see is an election where candidates are running for the national positions by the grace of luck (because they all have siimilar schemes), by the weight of their celebrity, by the privilege of their names and political dynasty and high connections, by political deals, and by money.

    It doesn’t matter that one bunch has crooks in their midst. The other bunch has them too. No principles or philosophy separate them. Let the people choose the lesser…but more popular crooks…is the way our election has been going in 2 or 3 generations.

    Democracy has a big blackeye in our country. No, make that a cancer! It’s terminal.

  • speaksoftlylove

     Dogyot, the point is yong tatlo political prostitutes ang sinipa kaya yang definition mo nagaaply sa sinipa, bulok.

  • speaksoftlylove

     Dogyot, yong tatlong political whores and sinipa kaya yang definition mo nagaapply sa sinipa, inutile.

    • Handiong

      Hindi, ang tatlo ay talagang “official” candidates ng Team PNoy, pero UNA “adopted” them, thinking that they would “deodorize” UNA. It was a UNILATERAL act on the part of UNA. Being politicians, the three accepted UNA’s OFFER of support. UNA wanted the three to campaign for the whole team, but the three rejected the condition. So, it was the three candidates who rejected UNA. Now, UNA is sour-graping.

  • speaksoftlylove

    To urHoror and his robot jgl414567:

    Paanong nagsasour graping yang si Tingting Cojuangco samantalang lumakas ang tsansa niya sa pagkaalis ng tatlo. Aber, kung may laman yang ulo mo? Kung lumayas sana kaagad yong tatlo sa UNA at hindi hinintay ang pagsipa sa kanila, may basehang yang sinsabi mong siour graping pero ayaw lumayas noong tatlo kaya nawan sila ng “grapes” at nagplusot na lang na “Di bale na maasim naman yong grapes.” Intiende dogyot?

    • Handiong

      Ting-Ting Cojuangco’s logic defies me. Probability and game theory states that the more bets you have, the greater chance you have of winning. In senatorial elections, you don’t increase your chances of winning as many slots (out of the 12 slots available) as possible by decreasing the number of your candidates. And decreasing the number of your candidates does not increase the “sale-ability” or “win-ability” of the remaining candidates. There is absolutely no correlation.

    • UrHONOR

      SPITKATANGAHAN….tumahan ka na sa katangahan mong pinaghahasik sa forum na ito,  UNANG-una ka sa katangahan dito tulad ng tinataguyod mong ‘lang kakwenta-kwentang UNA na walang salang na-uUNA sa kabulukan.  

      Bilang maawain at para naman makatulong ako sa aking kapwa na salat at naghihikahos sa kaisipan, maaari kang kumita ng malaki, tulad ng mga kandidato ng UNA…..  IHABLA mo ang lahat ng titser mong nagturo sa iyo for possession of ILLEGAL INFORMATION and for implanting ABNORMAL COGITATION. Bukod sa makukuha mong REFUND, tirahin mo ng moral at exemplary damages sa pagkakalat mo sa Disqus fora. No Charge yan sa iyo Hin.

  • http://twitter.com/wadjitzain coty

    If experience teaches us anything at all, it teaches us this:
    that a good politician, under democracy, is quite as unthinkable as an
    honest burglar.
    — H.L. Mencken


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

    The 3-kingkoys did it again.

    UNAhin ang bulsa, gamitin ang masa.
    UNAhin ang kaibigan, saka na ang bayan.
    UNAhin ang kamaganak at magpakasarap.

  • http://twitter.com/wadjitzain coty

    He knows nothing and thinks he knows everything. That points clearly to a political career.
    — George Bernard Shaw

  • $14334231

    i’d say the philippines would be better off if none of these UNAno candidates would run….

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/G2UFL7BAIFFUU6TIW4FFAPTVV4 Ghost

    Kelan ba maglalabas ng listahan ang Iglesia?

    Ah alam ko na, hihintayin muna nila na lumabas lahat ng survey then pipiliin nila yung mga patok.
    Ganun naman yun lagi, kaya magtataka ka pati babaero at sugarol iniindorso nila basta malakas sa survey. Kaya sa totoo lang, although solid vote naman talaga sila eh hindi naman sila nagpapanalo ng kandidato, pinipili nila yung talagang malakas na, then sasabihin nila sila ang nagpanalo. So thats it, expect them too late in the game to announce their candidates and expect that the list will contain trapos and known corrupt and immoral personalities.

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/G2UFL7BAIFFUU6TIW4FFAPTVV4 Ghost

    3 bets better off without UNA

  • speaksoftlylove

     So what is left with LP? With the local leaders rooting for the UNA
    senatorial slate, it is practically the same scenario with PDP Laban party of
    Koko Pimentel. Their local leaders are also honoring their original
    commitment with UNA. NP na lang ang natira sa LP. Yong Villar na ang
    asawa ay nilait nila ng husto at pinangudnguran sa pusali noong
    nakaraang eleksyon dahil sinungaling daw at corrupt. At yong alalay na
    Alan Cayetano ay rumesbak naman ng husto at “may sayad” daw si PNoy.
    Ngayon happy sila na magkalaguyo. At sabi pa ni PNoy “ito yong mga kandidatong totoong tumatahak sa tuwid na daan.” Kung totoo palang tumatahak si
    Cayetano sa tuwid na daan, totoo pala yong sinabi ni Alan Cayetano na
    “may sayad” si PNoy, ganun ba Noy o nagpapatawa ka lang ulit?

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/T7PT2JRMQRM5PTMFETXCUIHN6I Juanito Garcia

       ano naman ang masasabi mo sa ginawa ni erap kay gordon sa sbma?

      • speaksoftlylove

         Hindi personalan ang hidwaan ni Gordon at Erap sa SBMA. Yong kay Villar at Cayetano laban sa idol mong Confusedcius ay babuyan. No point of comparison, kuha mo?

      • http://profile.yahoo.com/52MEXY4R54XXHD6EDVMQIJIAVI JoeyLito

        Ano naman ang kuneksiyon ng dura mo sa apoy?  Yung isa tahanan mo, yung isa bahay mo.


    Let us not stop the economic momentum, let us sustain it.

    • speaksoftlylove

       Tuwad na Daan, Tuwad na Politika – “Team Patay” – Bacolod Archdiocese

      • http://profile.yahoo.com/SNA7HUMMZRD2DFLEYK4ZKN72TY norman tuliao

        Bacolod Archdiocese- “Team Buwang”

  • Handiong

    Now, UNA is sour-graping. At first, UNA thought that adopting the three candidates was the greatest thing that happened to the team. Now that UNA has been rejected, the three candidates were the worst thing that happened to the team.

    There is nothing UNA can do or say that will erase the fact that they have been humiliated. UNA should accept the fact that they have been rejected by the candidates. Later, UNA will find out that they will be rejected by the voters.

    Ting-Ting Cojuangco’s logic defies me. Probability and game theory states that the more bets you have, the greater chance you have of winning. In senatorial elections, you don’t increase your chances of winning as many slots (out of the 12 slots available) as possible by decreasing the number of your candidates. And decreasing the number of your candidates does not increase the “sale-ability” or “win-ability” of the remaining candidates. There is absolutely no correlation.

    • speaksoftlylove

       The correlation is:

      Ayos na ang botoboto, sigurado na yong siyam sa UNA. Tatlong pwesto na lang pinaglalabanan. Inggit you?

      • Handiong

        Dream on! Nananaginip kang gising.

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/7GMD4LSF4UNITVPJGST3CJVMVA David

    it should be: 3 bets better off without UNA

    • bisdakis

      That is true. But why 5 candidates from UNA always landed in the top 12 in the survey?

      • Edward Castro

         ganun ka tanga mga respondents sa survey..

  • ztefertilizerscam10

    Gloria Arroyo-UNA-NO

    Joseph Estrada and his mistresses
    Guia Gomez
    Laarni ENRIQUEZ
    Rowena Gomeri Lopez


    • speaksoftlylove

       “Don’t Vote Next Election?”

      Ano boycott ka? Aba hilo na ire.

      Kumain ka muna hoy, lipas gutom lang yan.

      • redsnow

        buhay ka pala bro .. sabi ng  kapitbahay natin kasama ka sa shoot out ng mga parak .. sabi mo car dealer ka ..karnaper ka pala . Pa spitfire ka pa

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

    PHILIPPINES MUCH BETTER OFF WITHOUT UNA…corruption is in the blood. iboto ang walang bahid ng corruption.

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

    JPE mayroong JACK
    JOJO BINAY mayroong NANCY
    JOSEPH ESTRADA mayroong JERICA na pwede mag senador.


    • bisdakis

      At si Pnoy may Bam. heheheheheeh

    • yonoh

       boycott nalang ang UNA AT LP…..para umunlad ang bayan……………mga magnanakaw din yan mga yan pagnakaupo na………………..para guminhawa naman ang buhay ng mga pinoy……………………..

  • Yobhtron

    ‘UNA better off without 3 bets’ ??? It’s the other way around idiot!  BASTA UNA, IBASURA!

  • dukaponte

    Para sa akin, hinding hindi ko iboboto sila estrada, binay, enrile. Kahit na sampung beses akong madapa papunta sa presinto, hindi ko sila isasama sa listahan ko ng iboboto sa senado. Ito ay para naman umunlad ang bayan natin. Sa una, gaganda ang buhay nila binay, estrada at enrile at ang mga pinoys nandoon sa ibang bansa nagpapakahirap.

    • speaksoftlylove

       Natural, kahit sino wala kang iboboto. Sampung beses ka ba namang madadapa papuntang presinto sobra na talagang tigas ng ulo mo kong boboto ka pa rin. Hindi ka pa ba makakahalata niyan, sobrang masamang pangitain na yang sampung beses madadapa? Ewan ko sayo kung saan ka pinaglihi ng nanay mo.

      • TuwadNaDaan

        pinaglihi yang sa mga abnoy hehehe

      • epros

        Halata kang masyado boy !!!!

      • redsnow

        Bro spitfire .umuusok ng likuran mo dali !!!!  baka sa pantalon yan malaglag .. heheh sanay ka naman nyan ikinahiya ka namin Tito baho mo

      • $20733759

        Tunay kang makabayang Pilipino kapatid na Dukaponte, may determination, prinsipyo, paniniwala at malasakit sa bayan, di tulad ng ilan dyan! Mabuhay ka at naway matupad ang iyong katangi-tanging kaisipan.Salamat at mayruon pang Pilipinong tulad mo!

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/G2UFL7BAIFFUU6TIW4FFAPTVV4 Ghost


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

    to all senatoriable candidates (formerly congressmen) and re-electionist senators: ano po ba ang mga nagawa ninyo para sa bayan at sa ating mga kababayan ng kayo po ay naka-upong mga congressmen at senators sa kongreso para kayo ay iboto muli ng mga tao?

  • redsnow

    Nasa UNA po ang koalisyun sa mga ex convict . babaero . corruption the three Kings kong .. Plus na jan si Pepeng tom Cojuangco founder ng Lakas at KAmpi ni Arroyo ang UNA ay ang true oposisyon kung saan naghalo ang Pro Arroyo at Anti Arroyo .. Tanung lang po anu kaya nasa loobin ni Erap na nasa team niya ang mga tauhan ni GMA na nagpakulong sa kanya .Pati rin ni  Binay anu nasa loobin nilang dalawa  wala problima ni Manong Johny kasi pro Arroyo yan kasama si Mitos Magsaysay at Migs Zubire. Ay naku !! UNA nasa loob nyo ang ibat ibang color.
    Si Manong nasa sa Senado kahit ang daang matuwid ngayun ay nilagyan niya ng mga tulay para lang may proyekto pra kayGigi $$. Pag manalo si Binay sa 2016 ang daan matuwid maging daan baluktut dyan magsisilbi ang pinatayu tulay ni Manong dahil sa ilalim ng tulay maiitim si Binay di makikita maghatian silang tatlo hari .Kawawa ang taong bayan

  • TuwadNaDaan

    OO nga ano..? parang si simeon, siyam na taon s kongreso at wala man lng kahit isang magandang nagawa….!!!

  • TuwadNaDaan

    Liberal also a Traditional Politicians by accepting the former Lapdogs of GMA….Pareho lahat at walang mapagpipilian..

    • Edward Castro

       kaya nga. madami naman qualified outside of lp ant una.  bakit tayo papatali sa mga traditional na politko

  • leonsayanib

    3 bets better off without UNA!!!

  • sam_aquino

    Deposed President Joseph Estrada on Thursday told the Inquirer he was
    “personally” considering tapping Hagedorn and Villanueva to replace the
    junked candidates. Some reporters covering the UNA campaign floated the
    name of Casiño.


    dumale na nmn tong si erap…  hoyyy, gising!!!

    hagedorn, villanueva & casino can stand on their own…  they would NOT be crazy enough to be “connected” with UNA (amalayer, plunderer & corrupt) leadership…  

    it’s like committing “suicide”…

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/G2UFL7BAIFFUU6TIW4FFAPTVV4 Ghost

      Agree. Hagedorn, Villanueva and Casino are candidates who, whether you like them or not, are known to espouse something definite in pursuit of their ideals. Samantalang ang buong kapartiduhan at pamunuan ng UNA ay bankrupt sa philosophy, ideals and devoid of any soul. Desperado na si erap na bigyan ng legitimacy yung partido nya in terms of having something to stand up for.

      • Pok2

        supports FAI (Fabunan Antiviral Injection). Please watch this wonderful
        lifesaving invention ” Dengue Killer”  @ you tube. “UP RUNDOWN 2013.
        Pinoy is committing genocide for not pushing this life saving invention

      • Edward Castro

         tama! wala  namang tunay na advocacies ang mga una. 

    • bisdakis

      That is true. But why 5 UNA candidates are always on the top 12 in the survey?

      • sam_aquino

        parekoy, surveys are “paid” to fool citizens…  the only thing “accurate” about it is the “date”, everything is “fixed”… : )

      • doncleo

         napakarami kasing bobong botante…mas gusto nila yung magnanakaw,yung walang alam, yung showbiz at kung sino lang  ang popular.

  • pipsirho

    Why continue harping on this NON-ISSUE of “common candidates”? It seems UNA has nothing else to present in terms of political issues, agenda, programs, policies, principles that they cannot move on, and leave this NON-ISSUE to the dust bin!!!

    What we are seeing are  PIGS bankrupt of IDEAS for NATIONAL DEVELOPMENT!! We only have PIGS looking after and promoting their own SELF INTERESTS.

    PIGS => Politicians Insatiably Gorging Slop; SLOP in the form of Power, Public Funds, Dirty Money, Graft, Corruption, Influence Peddling, SHAMELESSNESS.

  • ApoNiLolo

    “‘easier to sell because we are fewer in number,’ said Margarita “Ting-ting” Cojuangco”
    “‘It’s now easier to appeal to those listening to us to vote for all nine candidates,” said Binay”

    Sounds like “the grapes are sour”, to me. >: D

  • Philcruz

    Haha… a den of foxes sourgraping after they miserably failed to have their fill of the grapes.

    And better daw na 9 na lang sila? So why the hell were they threatening the three to join their rallies or else..? Jeez..

    Comic chameleons!

    • $20733759

      Correct ka dyan!Pathetic fools with their clumsy / desperate reasonings.What can one expect from the likes of  ting-aling Ting-ting,loser Gordon,poll-cheater Zubiri, and Binay who???

      • Pok2

        supports FAI (Fabunan Antiviral Injection). Please watch this wonderful
        lifesaving invention ” Dengue Killer”  @ you tube. “UP RUNDOWN 2013.
        Pinoy is committing genocide for not pushing this life saving invention

      • sam_aquino

        parekoy, i think you missed out the 2 most prominent personalities in UNA, enrile the original “amalayer” & the convicted plunderer, erap…

  • speedstream2

    Like they say, don’t flatter yourself. It’s probably a safe bet that the feeling could be mutual.

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/G2UFL7BAIFFUU6TIW4FFAPTVV4 Ghost

    A slate of nine is “easier to sell because we are fewer in number,” said Margarita “Ting-ting” Cojuangco.

    Ah sounds like a brilliant idea! Why not drop some more and be fewer?

    The kind of thinking that will bring UNA to oblivion.

  • Philcruz

    Ang hilig ng mga UNA mag atake sa PNoy Admin. Pero sabi nila ayaw nila mag atake kay Gloria. Hmmmm….

    • padrefaura

      eh gasgas na ang usapang Gloria. ano pang dapat iatake sa kanya? nakakulong na yung pandak na yun. 

  • Pok2

    VOTE KAPATIRAN (REYES,DAVID,LLLASOS, JIL VILLANUEVA,  CASINO, HAGEDORN, SENERES, BELGICA, FALCONE, POE,  JV EJERCITO, TRILLANES, Maceds who supports FAI (Fabunan Antiviral Injection). Please watch this wonderful lifesaving invention ” Dengue Killer”  @ you tube. “UP RUNDOWN 2013. Pinoy is committing genocide for not pushing this life saving invention everyday.

    • Joy Lynn

       Oo nga pala…ang KAPATIRAN … ang grupo ni Juan dela Cruz na mga aswang slayer!

  • padrefaura

    GO angara….ang anak ni edong na kawatan sa Aurora 
    Go Aquino…. ang pamangkin ng Ninoy  na walang ginawa kundi kopyahin sya.
    Go Cayetano…. ang berdugo ng taguig
    Go Chiz… ang showbiz loverboy ni Heart. kumusta ang pagpapanggap nyo?
    Go Hontiveros… ang forever talunan
    Go Loren… the political prosti
    Go Jamby…. bagay ka nga dito. no need to explain.
    Go Magsaysay…. ang mr. fertilzer scam na malapit na ring maging fertilizer
    Go Koko …. ang bading na iniwanan ng asawa
    Go Grace … ang ampon na nagkukunwaring kadugo ni FPJ. 
    Go Trillanes… mr kudetang palpak
    Go Villar… Mrs. C-5 double insertion (hindi ba magkaaway kayo ni Jamby?)

  • ztefertilizerscam10

    Former  Fake Pres. Arroyo , corruption and many 


    1. NBN ZTE Scandal

    2. Millions of bribe money to Congressmen and Governors 

    (October 2007)

    3. Cheating in 2004 Elections (HELLO GARCI)

    4. Joc Joc Bolante Case (Fertilizer Scam, P728 Million)

    5. JOSE PIDAL Bank Account (Unexplained Wealth, P200 


    6. NANI PEREZ Power Plant Deal ($2 Million)

    7. Use of Road User’s Tax for Campaigning

    8. Billion Peso Macapagal Boulevard (Overprice of P532 


    9. Juetengate? (Illegal Numbers game kickbacks)

    10. Extra Judicial Killings

    11. Arroyo Moneys in Germany (Exposed by Senator Cayetano)

    12. General GARCIA and Other Military Men

    13. Billion Peso Poll Automation contract to(Mega Pacific) 

    (P1.3 Billion)

    14. Northrail Project($503 Million)

    15.  Maguindanao Results of 2007 Elections (ZUBIRI, BEDOL)

    16.  NAIA-3

    17.  Venable Contract (Norberto Gonzales)

    18.  Swine Scam (Exposed by? Atty. Harry Roque

    19. GLORIA Arroyo son hidden assets in united states



    22.  C-5 road controversy — Senator Manuel Villar

    23.P550-million worth of funds from the Overseas Workers’ 

    Welfare Administration (OWWA).

    24. P780-million LWUA funds-PROSPERO PICHAY

    25. BISHOPS’s SUV-Gloria Birthday gift

    26. Arroyo linked in P325M lotto intelligence fund

    27. Arroyo got P200M in kickbacks from govt projects-Zaldy 


    28. P200.41 billion or $4.6 billion in Malampaya royalties 

    from 2002 to May this year.



    30. 600,Thousand metric tons of Rotten rice imported from 

    India.Kishore Hemlani, an Indian trader allegedly close to 

    Arroyo, reportedly bagged the P9.5 billion contract for 

    the rice importation. 

    31. DATO ARROYO wife bought the condo unit for $570,000, 

         70-square-meter one-bedroom, one-bathroom unit (Unit 

    No. 533) at the luxury high-rise, full-service Gramercy 

    Towers located at 1177 California St. in upscale downtown 


    32.- P50-million bribe to FG for the president’s veto of 

    two franchise bills

    33. The additional funding led to a 41-percent spike in  

    advertising expenses, from P76.129 million in 2008 to 

    P107.420 million in 2009, which went mostly to ads for 

    Arroyo’s achievements.

    34. The report said the PIA received from the Department 

    of Budget and Management a notice of cash allocations 

    amounting to P344.789 million, even though only P222.488 
    million was appropriated for it under the national budget.

    35.- Denial of pork barrel funds to Malacanang’s political 


    36.- Praises for Jovito Palparan, alleged mastermind of 

    extra judicial killings of militants

    37.- Removal of govt bodyguards for former pres and Arroyo 

     critic, Cory Aquino

    38.- Appointment of manicurist as a member of the board of 


    39. Appointment of gardener as deputy of the Luneta Park  



    Chief Justice

          200+ other illegal midnight appointments

    41.- MIKEY ARROYO’s undeclared properties in California

    42.- Pardon of controversial convicted criminals like 

    Ninoy’s murderers

    43.- EO 464; requiring Cabinet members to seek 

    presidential clearance before testifying in Congress 


    44.- Promise (on Rizal Day) to not run for the presidency 

    in 2004

    45.- “Vote Buying” by giving away Philhealth cards

    46.- Taxpayers’ money for her giant billboards and and 

    PCSO tv campaign ads[/b]

    47- Appointment of Ben Abalos, a staunch GMA ally, as 

    COMELEC chair

    48.- Mikey Arroyo’s importation of 32 thoroughbred horses 

    from Australia worth P384 million.

    49.Former First Gentleman Mike Arroyo used 2 choppers 16 

    times, son Mikey 69

    50.PNoy: PAGCOR spent P1 BILLION on coffee

    51.Jose Miguel Arroyo owned helicopters’
    all Robinson R44 Raven Is with Series Nos. 1370 to 1374
    A total of $1,423,025 was paid to Lionair for the five 


    52.Pagcor ‘pabaon’ to Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo: P345M

    53.The godmother’s ties to the Pinedas(Jueteng lord)

    54. Glorietta 2 and Batasan bombings

        The Glorietta 2 bombing happened during the height of 

    the bribery case which took place in Malacañang.

    55. Misuse of Balikatan funds Navy Lt. Nancy Gadian 

    revealed an alleged malversation of funds in 2007

    56. Solon: Charge Gloria Arroyo for taking P98-M from 

    PNoy’s social fund


        Former Armed Forces chiefs of staff Narciso Abaya, 

    Dionisio Santiago, Generoso Senga, Hermogenes Esperon, and 

    Alexander Yano,chiefs of staff – Angelo Reyes, Diomedio  

    Villanueva, and Roy Cimatu and MANY MORE..

    58.Colmenares: GMA had P488 billion in ‘pork.

    59. P1 BILLION down the drain in Arroyo-era jatropha 

    project—DOST chief 
    60.Fishers push plunder rap vs Arroyo in purchase of ice machines( overpriced at P455 million in 2009.)
    61.$225-million overprice of Metro Rail Transit Corp. (MRTC), 
    62.Successor sues Pichay over P2.3-B fund mess
    63.Noli De Castro on P6.6B Pag-ibig housing scam

  • repapips


  • http://profile.yahoo.com/BFQWTB3Z6DK76IWGHUMC4NO5JY Isang Pilipino

    The UNA now has more drawing power now that Chiz, Loren, and Poe has been dropped. Ha?

    Who knows about Tingting, Nancy? Never heard! Mitos?

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/SYG36KOOLRY47VA3ICPJJ5CQTQ ADD

    9 is better than 12? So why ask Hagedorn and Villanueva to join your camp? BITTER!!!!!!

  • speaksoftlylove

    Hear ye ol yellowvultures:

    Winning fair and square in any election is winning the support of the grassroots. The help of the local leaders of NPC and those of the PDP Laban is much more than those three political tikbalangs. They cannot just continue on wooing these political whores at the expense of losing the support of the grassroots. This is the main reason why those three charlatans were thrown out from UNA’s window. It’s a clever decision in reality. As I have repeatedly posted I don’t support any party that is why I only support Richard Gordon, Mitos Magsaysay, Edward Hagedorn, and De los Reyes. Maybe I will include Zubiri in the homestretch. Aside from the guy’s exemplary performance in the government, he knows how to handle criticisms with dignity.

    By the way, these clueless critics of UNA are harping the word “sour grape” but if you read all their blogs it’s their comments which are full of “rotten sour grapes.”

  • boybakal

    UNA better off without 3 bets’…

    As they say….they got rid off the Monkeys on their back..
    Nawala ang mga tsonggo nakakapit sa likod…it’s a sigh of relief….maaliwalas.
    Go UNA….

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/UZF4OTGY4BREFE42RXP7FZJKFY Ding

      Di sila pumayag na gawin silang deodorant ng mga BOYBA sa pusali.

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/UZF4OTGY4BREFE42RXP7FZJKFY Ding

    ‘Yung dura, lumilikha ng imburnal,,,’yung apoy bahay niya?  May sungay din pala ‘yan…’lam ko sa bunganga ‘yan umuutot.

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/UZF4OTGY4BREFE42RXP7FZJKFY Ding

    spitfire, masyado mo namang idinidisplay ang kung anong klaseng bulok mayro’n sa ulo mo…ilang beses inisnab ang panghingi nila ng saklolo sa tatlo, tapos sasabihin mong sinipa…mas mabuti sigurong ‘wag mo na’ng idura ang imburnal sa bunganga mo…di naman fire ang english ng imburnal o pusali.

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