Aquino voted vs budget with pork ‘racket’ in ’10



As far back as three years ago when he was still a senator, President Benigno Aquino III denounced what he said was a “racket” perpetrated by unscrupulous lawmakers, in collusion with middlemen, to illegally profit from their multimillion pork barrel funds using as conduits corrupt state farm agencies.

Mr. Aquino cited in particular the National Agribusiness Corp. (Nabcor) and its subsidiary, the ZNAC Rubber Estate Corp. (ZREC).

The ZREC, organized in 1984, operates a 400-hectare rubber plantation in Zamboanga Sibugay. The land is owned by Zamboanga del Norte Agricultural College (ZNAC) and is used by ZREC under a usufruct agreement for 50 years.

In December 2009, during the final voting for the Arroyo administration’s 2010 budget, the then Senator Aquino cited the alleged irregularities uncovered by the Commission on Audit (COA) involving the funneling of lawmakers’ priority development assistance funds (PDAF) to the Nabcor and ZREC in rejecting the proposed P1.54 trillion budget for 2010.

“There were also projects with budgets that were depleted by almost P60 million due to administrative costs charged by the Nabcor for transferring funds first to the [ZREC] instead of transferring it directly to the regional offices,” Mr. Aquino said in 2009.

Explanation for ‘no’ vote

Furthermore, despite the COA’s recommendation to discontinue the practice of circuitous and unnecessary transfer of funds sourced from the regular budget and the PDAF, the Department of Agriculture  (DA) still transferred a total of almost P2 billion to the Nabcor in 2008, Mr. Aquino said in his speech explaining his vote against the proposed 2010 national budget.

“In the same year, the DA transferred P340 million to ZNAC Rubber Estates Corp., whose officers were officials of the DA,” he said.

The then Senator Aquino was joined by Senators Panfilo Lacson and Mar Roxas in voting against the proposed 2010 budget.

Mr. Aquino was vindicated  last week when a COA report on the use, or misuse, of the PDAF, revealed that ZREC had been designated as the recipient of a combined P201 million of pork barrel funds from Senate President Juan Ponce Enrile, Senators Jinggoy Estrada and Ramon Revilla Jr., and former Buhay Rep.  Rene Velarde.

It was revealed that ZREC had released P194.97 million o               f the funds in several tranches from 2009 to 2010 to a bogus nongovernment organization (NGO), Pangkabuhayan Foundation Inc. (PFI).

Marked for dissolution

In his speech explaining his “no” vote against the 2010 budget, then Senator Aquino noted that the P340 million allocated by the government to ZREC in 2008 was sourced from the pork barrel funds of lawmakers.

He questioned why the Arroyo government was allocating P340 million in 2008 to a corporation which had been recommended for dissolution since December 2003. The DA claimed that it had not received any notice from the Department of Finance that ZREC was being dissolved.

“Why and how could funds have been allocated to a corporation subject for dissolution? Since we are talking about P340 million of the taxpayers’ money, we cannot simply dismiss suspicions of duplicity and corruption,” he said, citing the COA report that the budget planners that year had apparently ignored.

In 2010, ZREC was included on a list of 36 “underperforming” government-owned and -controlled corporations that Cagayan de Oro Rep. Rufus Rodriguez recommended for abolition in a bill that he filed in the House.

Bolante again

Mr. Aquino also questioned why a DA official, like former Agriculture Undersecretary Jocelyn Bolante, the alleged mastermind of the P748-million alleged fertilizer fund scam, was appointed to an executive position in  ZREC when government officials are not allowed to serve in a government-owned and -controlled corporations.

“Isn’t it highly irregular for officers of a government corporation to be also officers of the department which transferred funds to the corporation they owned? This gives rise to questions of impartiality,” he said.

Syndicate of NGOs

Also on Friday, Sen. Miriam Defensor-Santiago said she would want to know how Enrile, Estrada and Revilla came to be chosen by those behind the funneling of their pork barrel funds to an allegedly bogus NGO.

“If they say that their signatures were forged, how come these three senators were chosen out of the 23 senators?” Santiago told reporters while discussing the latest controversy to hit the Senate.

Santiago said she had heard reports of a syndicate of supposed NGOs offering their services to lawmakers promising millions of pesos as a kickback for legislators who would allow their PDAF to fund the projects of these questionable groups.

The senator said the National Bureau of Investigation should be called in to look into the alleged forgeries to determine whether they were indeed fake signatures.

Enrile has denied knowing ZREC or  PFI that allegedly received more than P70 million from his PDAF in 2009 and 2010.

He said he never nominated ZREC and PFI as the implementors of the livelihood projects funded by his pork barrel.

Enrile confirmed the findings of the COA that the NGO had submitted documents that had superimposed signatures of certain members of his staff.

Estrada has confirmed that part of his pork barrel went to PFI and has called for an investigation into the NGO if it was indeed bogus. He said it was the DA that had accredited PFI.

Revilla confirmed that he had allocated funds from his PDAF for livelihood projects in Basilan province. He wanted the DA to explain how his PDAF went to a supposedly bogus NGO.

The PDAF, a known source of kickbacks for lawmakers, funds pet projects of members of Congress. A senator is entitled to P200 million in PDAF every year, while a congressional representative receives P70 million. With a report from Norman Bordadora

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  • bogli_anakdami


  • koolkid_inthehouse

    Talagang KAPAL ng 4 apat na magnanakaw. Like father like son.  Walang dignity family names nila Enrile, Ejercito/Estrada, Revilla at Velarde. 
    Dadagdagan pa ng ang magnanakaw. Iboto si Jackie, JV Ejercito/Estrada, Mercado at Binay para simot na simot ang pera ng mga Filipino.
    Hayaan nyong yumaman ang mga magnanakaw at mandarambong na yan.

  • nel

    Baho ni Gloria umaalingasaw parin. Dapo na ot binoto de pa kasi he?. Balu danang mamulang ya  pinili de pa.

  • Atawid

    Include these money transfers to NGO and foundations under AMLA and enact FOI, that’s all we need Mr President because it is people’s money used for personal gains by these “honorables”

  • lazy_dawg

    what’s new ? you still have the same corrupt officials, clinging and will soon be elected by the people ??? This all makes sense…. and you are expecting something different ??   If one expects a different result, then DO NOT elect/re-elect these people into office_ that’s the simple truth ….      

  • dan4321

    ESTRADA,ENRILE,REVILLA on their USUAL ANTICS- playing INNOCENT. You allocated millions of your PDAF/Pork Barrel to Somebody or an Organization and you do not dare follow up? Come on,we are talking of MILLIONS here.Same is true when you receive MILLIONS on your HIDDEN Accounts.Of course you will not ATTACH your CLEAR SIGNATURES,somebody can just DO IT FOR YOU.And you keep on pretending ALL OF THE FILIPINOS ARE DUMB to BELEIVE YOU?

    • destierro

      U.N.A. No! = No to the United Nakaw Alliance

  • concern_netizen

    Investigate DA. This agency has been working in cahoots with corrupt law makers to steal money from the people. Who was in charge then? Was it Bolante? Isn’t he running for office? This is the usual pattern. Corrupt agency heads run as congressman after their stints because they already know how to siphon the PDAFs to their pockets. Business as usual.

  • kurakut


  • kapayapaan_1900

    Kung talagang kaming mga mamamayan ang tunay mong “boss”, Kagalanggalang na Pangulo, iniuutos namin sa ‘yo na pangunahan mong lansagin ang puno’t dulo ng corruption sa Kongreso:  ang pork barrel.  ‘Yan ang order namin sa ‘yo!  Huwag mong sabihing takot ka kay Enrile’t Belmonte.  Suportado ka ng “boss” mo!  Ipaalam mo lang sa amin at ipa “headline” mo sa diyaryo kung sino-sino ang papalag sa ‘yo at kami na ang bahala sa eleksiyon.  Tigasan mo’t huwag kang parang marshmallow sa pagdedesisyon!  Puwede namang walang pork barrel eh, tingnan mo na lang si Ping Lacson.  Kung puwede sa kanya, puwede rin sa lahat.  Mawawalan pa tayo ng mga kandidatong ang hangad lang eh ang pera.        

    • noyab

      naniwala ka naman pulpol na boss nga tayo….pakulo lang yun ni Abnoy…..

  • jga94

    tanggalin na ang pork barrel….

    so it looks like the senators are trying different excuses to explain why their pdaf went to questionable agencies—-forgeries?the DA’s faulty recommendations? Hmmmm….WTF?These senators are talking about hundreds of millions of pesos—they have highly-paid (baka nga overpaid pa with all those excess money they have ffrom their “operating expenses”) staff—-why in the world can they not investigate thoroughly transactions they recommend with their PDAF??? Ang galing-galing (read–ang yayabang) mag-investigate in aid of legislation itong mga ito—at kung magtanong pa during investigations (especially if there are cameras around) akala mo kagagaling……sarili nilang mga transactions hindi nila maayos?! Sino niloko nyo…

    Forgeries?! Really? Magaling talaga na lawyer itong si Enrile…..magaling gumawa ng alibi….kaso there has been too much lying from Enrile….too much and so much so na I wouldn’t believe anything he says….

    • g.s.

      Most especially JINGGOY-UNGGOY. Parang grumaduate na summa-cum-laude sa law at bar topnotcher. heheheh

  • pikloy

    Now I know, NOW WE KNOW, Now we all know……Masakit malaman kung sino ang mga tbinoto nang karamihan para sa ikabubuti ng bansa ay sila pa ang sumusunkit sa alkansiya ng bayan.
    Dynasty ng mga kurakot. Kung ano ang puno yan din ang bunga. UNAhin silang hindi iboto sa Mayo.

    • destierro

      NO to the United Nakaw Alliance = U.N.A NO!

  • mad_as_Hamlet

    “All things foul and pitiful,
    Corruption big or small,
    All things dark and damnable,
    The Lord Hog made them all.”
     – – – – – –


    • destierro

      No to the United Nakaw Alliance = U.N.A. NO!

  • mavtan

    Wow this is a revelation! So this racket happens again during the tenure of the witch president GMA. Kudos to Pnoy, Lacson and Mar Roxas for their stance during that time. Lacson and Roxas should speak out about this incident to clear things up more and Rufus Rodriguez. I want to hear their side of the story. Im not against the pork barrel, but there should be more stricter regulations before its release to be used.

  • lagahit

    Enrile, for all his so-called intelligence has given multimillion pesos to a bogus NGO. Who would believe that? This crafty old geezer’s misdeeds has now been unraveled.  I hope he goes to jail.

    • jeepneydr

      and not knowing that someone if forging his signature till now.

  • 2rey3

    It should not only be these three legislators who should be investigated but all senators and congressmen who who channeled their CDFs and funds of departments directly linked to their respective committees in the past to their favorite NGOs and government owned corporations during the presidency of GMA up to now PNoy’s administration. I am quite sure that many legislators, admin and opposition will be unmasked for their real performance. This practice is like laundering of illegally earned money only IN REVERSE, they launder the public funds in order that they can “EARN” these funds afterwards. One of these prominent senators was recently accused by his people in Quezon province for releasing funds to a government entity but the proposed project did not materialize. Sadly two equally prominent senators who initially gave weight to the accusation eventually settled to silent mode!!!! WHY? Matuwid na daan should be pursued no matter what because if the crusade is selective in application, the crusade for good governance will lose its luster!!!

  • Cabesang_Tales

    Kaya i boto natin si Enrile at JV bilang senador at si Revilla sa susunod na panguluhan.

  • geminimind

    In anyway you look at it,the type of system of governance in all levels are just plain and simple-to corrupt, after all it’s a trial and error system is what they think we got.
    For as long as we have the pork barrel ,which is everyone’s target -corruption goes on
    until we are all bankcrupt.

  • 56del_11

    abolish PDAF!!!!!  Para wala nang pagnasahan ang mga magnanakaw na kagalang galang nting mga senatongs at tonggresmen. Kawawa nman kming Taxpayers!! Ginagawa lng pang lambing sa kapwa nla senatongs kpag pasko/binubulsa ang pinaghirapan nming pagtrabahuhang tax

    • odifesus

      I agree completely with you! I hope the sooner the better, para naman sa tama magamit ang mga tax natin

  • viscan1

    It is a practice not only by senators but also other officials to make arrangements on how they could spend their allocated budget. Senators and Congressmen have their PDAF. Many provincial and city LGUs are crafting their  own. All of these are potential sources of graft and corruption for greedy public officials.

    How to solve this problem? Remove all these. Parang sontok sa buwan! 

  • odifesus

    ABOLISH THE PORK BARREL!But who would push for the abolition of it? Do you think these greedy law makers will enact bill that will abolish the pork barrel?  I don’t think so, perhaps there are some decent law makers who want pork barrel to be abolished so that Law makers can start working as legislators and not as contractors for middlemen for their kick backs. So what can we do and what we should do? I guessed, If concerned citizens like many of us here do, we should start a campaign signature to abolish pork barrel through plebiscite or referendum. Its just a thought, who knows we might abolish pork barrel and eradicate the major source of corruption of our dearly beloved country!

    • GEORGE

      this is a very good suggestion. include a question this coming election if we favor in abolishing PDAF. and i am very much sure members of congress will have great surprise in their life.

      • odifesus

        yup. and I just don’t know how are we going to start it. the sooner the better, right?

    • Yobhtron

      The only way we can abolish the Pork Barrel is to abolish the Congress. 

      • odifesus

        if we abolish congress, how do you propose to legislate bills to be enacted as law then? perhaps what we can do is to educate the voters that we really need to elect public servants and not corrupt politicians

      • okayayonip

        wow iksi ng utak

  • Demy Angeles

    COA, Ombudsman, NBI and AMLA will conduct the investigation.  pag Senate din lang, huwag na. Lutong Macau na naman.  Payag kaya si Jinggoy at Revilla?

  • Boy_Paco

    This is synonymous to blood money of italian mafiosi, many filipinos are dying from disaster and hunger but they still have the nerves to steal the peoples money. Some of the differences between these two are mafia men are not honorable while these senators are supposed to be honorable and to bring down the underground mafia was difficult but succeeded using tax evasion case, now Philippine senators/congressmen mafia are quite educated and on top of the situation which makes them very difficult to bring down.

  • Boy_Paco

    I have one option in mind. Why not fill the senate and congress with officials associated with Pnoy so once they are the majority in both chamders, challenge Pnoy to abolish PDAF, pass the FOI bill, etc. If they are not able to accomplish important legislation, we can make Pnoy pay the price by not electing his mates in 2016 or you name it.

    • observer1356

      Very sensible…  Maybe not necessarily by association with P-Noy.
      WHY not?
      But the question is : “HOW?”

  • pedronimo

    If it talks like a duck, walks like a duck, and  quacks like a duck then it must be a duck. This comment is not “Politically motivated”

    • observer1356

      “If it talks like a duck, walks like a duck, and  quacks like a duck then it must be a duck” pero dinala sa sabungan at nanalo pa —  nanakawan ang mamamayan na dilat ang mga mata.. nadaya na naman ang mga pinoy…

      • Ngiping Dilaw

        Kaya nga di na umaalis sa pulitika yang mga pulitiko tulad nina Pres. Aquino dahil malaki pera dyan!

      • observer1356

        i-atras mo pa ang panahon mo… umpisahan mo sa panahon ni Diosdado Macapagal… ang di umaalis sa pulitika ay si ENRILE, MARCOS (imelda, bongbong, imee) GMA (anak ni Diosdado Macapagal) at mga anak ni GMA.. yan ang mga nakapwesto mag-umpisa sa presidente…

  • manangvi

    Kapag tinanggal ang PDAF, wala ng kakandidatong Senator and Congressional Representative. Gagastos sila ng milyones sa kampanya tapos di rin nila mababawi… Ano sila ?? Hilo??

    • Ngiping Dilaw

      Kaya nga pare pareho sila nina President Aquino na di umaalis sa pulitika dahil alam nyo na……………

      • okayayonip

        at sino sa naging kalaban ni PNoy ang gusto mong maging presidente? ERAP.  ayaw mo sa kanya ngunit mas madami ang nakakagusto sa kanya, may magagawa ka pa ba?

  • joeybg



    • observer1356

       ha ha ha ha

    • destierro

      United Nakaw Alliance nga…

  • lagahit

    That crook Enrile together with his underlings Estrada and Revilla must have gotten a sizeable amount as kickbacks from their PDAF when the gave their pork barrel to a bogus NGO.

  • Philcruz

    Ahh, so…Bolante again.

    Three years ago these three senators already knew about this ZREC’s questionable activities.  Aquino brought this up in the Senate. Ditto with Ping and Mar. Now Enrile, Jinggoy and Revilla pretend they don’t know anything. Now they say they will investigate. Yeah, investigate themselves. Neat. Beautiful. Like we wuz idiots born only yesterday.

    Miram’s question is incisive. Why were these three chosen by the ZREC?

    Gentlemen, either you are incompetent to handle our tax money or you filched it big time.  Either way, an incompetent thief will get caught bigtime sometime.

    • observer1356

      Big time!
      sana Corona-style din… para naman malinaw sa mamamayan na kaya palang labanan ang mga untouchables

      • Ngiping Dilaw

        Kayang labanan ang untouchables. Sino ba untouchables di bat mga Aquino. Lahat ng naging Presidente mula kay Cory hanggang ngayon puro kaalyado nina Aquino. Ang ibang grupo ito ang style. Pag kalaban ka gamit ang tv radio at newspaper sisiraan ka. Tingnan nyo pag nagdesisyon si Bongbong Marcos o kung sino man na di nila kaalyado, 3 years bago ang 2016 Presidential election ay sirang sira na ang kalaban.Pagaralan nyo ang style ng demolition. MAY MGA FAKE NA TESTIGO AT FAKE NA SENARYO, BIBINTANGANG MAGNANAKAW, O MAMAMATAY TAO YUNG KALABAN .

      • observer1356

        hahaha! bakit, sino ba ini-expect mong magiging ka-alyado ng administration? si Bongbong? nasaan ka ba noong panahon ng tatay ni Bongbong? Yon ang maraming ginawang fake, na ang taga-plano ay si Enrile…

      • okayayonip

        it’s OK kasi ituturo na sa school ang tungkol sa martial law, attend na lang siya dun.

  • joshmale2004


    • El_Gran_Capitan

      mag isip isip na kayong mga may ambition in 2016 na tumakbo either for president or vice president at siguradong lalong aalingasawang baho nyo

  • joshmale2004

    Tsk tsk tsk. How come I don’t see any Anti Abnoy posters here. The truth hurts for crabs that Pnoy hates corruption even as a Senator in 2009.

    • popeyee

      He hates corruption buy why until now namumodbod pa rin siya ng pork barrel na siyang pinagmumulan ng corruption??? Bakit???????

      • joshmale2004

        Hindi na niya kasalanan yon. Kasalan ng gumawa ng constitution at batas. Hanggat hindi inaalis sa constitution at sa mga batas yan, hindi pwedeng hindi ibigay ng Presidente.

      • popeyee

        Hindi pweding hindi ibigay? Sa mga kakutsaba nya oo, pero hindi sa kalaban sa politika…

      • joshmale2004

        So give me the names of his enemies who did not get any pork barrel and I will personally write the President. ASAP. If you can not name one then please just just up and stop your intrigue.

      • Ngiping Dilaw

        Gawain din kasi nya dati ang tumanggap ng pork barrel. Masarap ang pork!

      • okayayonip

        hindi masama ang tumanggap ng pork barrel pero ang gamitin eto upang pagkakitaan ng senador o congressman ay ang masama.

    • pj2003

      hinihintay nilang malapit ng magsara ang tindihan saka sila babanat para kunwari marami ang anti PNoy.. ganito style nila na obserbahan ko. 

    • observer1356

       josh, silipin mo comment ni JoseRizal doon sa itaas — nasa 18th century pa yata panahon nya

  • Philcruz

    I like the way COA is exposing these things now. They’ve grown balls. That is really how the concept of check and balance should work. If they keep this up, the crooks who wander the crooked paths will be exposed more and more and weeded out.  And soon the lawmakers will toe the straight path.

     The pork should eventually be abolished. It is the biggest source of sanctioned corruption. It is best that lawmakers focus on lawmaking.

    • disqus_EWrSdjV1nv

      it goes all the way to the baranggay tanod.

    • John_Galt_II

      Unfortunately for the Filipino people Lolong knows how to get into the good graces of the president. The same is true for the Plunderer and his son. Nothing will come out of this. It will take a great deal of moral turpitude on the part of the admin people and the president for these idiots to be prosecuted. Lolong has Honasan, Sotto, Estrada and maybe a couple more senatongs to his side. not to mention the Judiciary people who are his buddies or co-thieves. 
      If only there is a country where good Filipinos can go to I’m sure all that would be left in the Philippines are the thieves. There are no words to describe the disgusting practice of these people. Walang sapat na pagmumura para sa mga tao na to!

    • Apo ni Gregorio del Pilar

      Di lang naman si Enrile, Jinggoy, Bong Revilla, at anak ng huwad na El Shaddai racket Mike Velarde ang nagnanakaw ng PDAF. Ang masaklap nito, ay sila ang na huli!

      Umaalma na ang taong bayan! Ayaw na namin ang kawalanghiyaan ng mga senador, kongresista, mayor, PNP, mga huwes . . . umaasa kami sa bagong kinabukasan na itinaguyod ni PNoy. Kaya di dapat natin pagbiyan kahit sino sa mga anak ng pinagmamalaki nilang mga hari ng UNA – Enrile, Binay, Estrada.

      Sama-sama nating itigil ang katiwalian sa gobyerno. Kaya nating magtaguyod ng isang pamahalaan na tapat at ang puso ay para sa taong bayan!

  • Simplify1

    Sapi nanaman pala uli etong si joc-joc bolante eh….wala na akong sinabi…

  • basilionisisa

    sa mga nagsasabing ‘walang naipasang bill’ si Aquino nung senador sya, na wala itong ‘nagawa’… e ano kaya ito? di hamak na mas magaling ito kesa anumang walang kwentang bill na naglipana at di naman maimplement!

    talamak pala talaga ang corruption nuon sa admin ni GMA… at di ako naniniwalang malinis ang kamay dito nina Enrile, Estrada at Revilla… mga kampon ng Political Dynasty!

    Ituloy nang walang harang ang imbestigasyon dito, para malaman ng tao kung sino iboboto nila sa halalang darating.

    • popeyee

      Tanungin din dapat kung saan napunta yong pork barrel ni Penoy..

      • okayayonip

        search mo ang COA site baka andun

  • Love God

    In Saudi if you are corrupt or caught stealing, they will cut your hands.

    Here if a politician is caught stealing public money, they will cry “political harassment”.

    Get elected again and your sins are forgiven according to our “Aguinaldo Doctrine” law.


    • observer1356

      Sa Saudi, stealing = cut off hand (isa lang).. pag nagnakaw ulit, yong pangalawa naman..
      he he

      Sa mga corrupt, hindi naman napuputulan ng kamay, minsan pag may namatay sanhi ng corruption, hindi kamay ang pinuputol.. cut off NECK (isa lang)… kaso nga lang, iisa lang ang leeg..
      he he

  • g.s.

    Time to pass the FOI bill sa susunod na congress para malaman ang pupuntahan ng pera at ma verify ng mga beneficiaries( kuno) at ng mga tao. At kung magkano ang savings ng congresso. Tingnan natin kung kakandidato pa ba ang mga kawatan na yan.
    Isali na rin ang mga personnel ng COA na imonitor kasi kasali rin sa racket ang mga ito. Sana wala na ang mga kawatan sa COA.
    Dapat itanong sa mga kandidato kung ano ang posisyon nila tungkol sa pork barrel. Mga idae nila kung paano imonitor ang mga projects or proposals nila paano maging efficient ang pag gamit ng pera ng taumbayan.

  • Sabian

    Tingnan mo nga naman itong mga senador na to. Million million ang tinatanggap niyong pork barrel tapos hindi niyo malaman kung san napupunta? Napaka tanga niyo kung ganun? Or nagsisinungaling lang kayo. Kung talagang gusto niyong mawalan ng corruption, tanggalin na yang pdaf. Papanong hindi matatanggal yan e, ginagamit din ni abnoy yan para pangsuhol sa mga congressmen para sa mga botong gusto niya.

  • Weder-Weder Lang

    01. Why just now? PNoy knew about ZREC from way back in 2009. Why did he not ask the DOJ or the Ombudsman Morales to initiate an investigation on ZREC?

    02. PNoy knew about ZREC and ghost NGOs since way back in 2009. Why did he not ask Dept of Agriculture Procy Alcala to review the accredited NGOs when PNoy assumed office?

    03. PNoy knew about ZREC and ghost NGOs since way back in 2009. Had PNoy acted sooner when he became president in 2010, AMLC would have traced the whereabouts of the money and probably put a “freeze” order on it. Bakit walang AMLC investigation? Where’s the zealousness AMLC demonstrated on the Corona and Arroyo cases?

    04. As early as 2009, PNoy has direct knowledge of ZREC and ghost NGOs according to this report. Why did PNoy choose not to act on these cases and use them only just now for campaign purposes?

    Sa Daang Matuwid, it’s always politics before the pursuit of justice. Talo pa rin ang taong bayan.

    • concern_netizen

      Langhiya crabbie, hanggang dito sa isyung nakawan na to kasalanan pa rin ni PNoy?

      • $20722540

        of course, ganyan talaga yong presidente natin…pagpabor sa kanya ok lang yan

      • observer1356

        bakit, kanino ba pabor ang itama ang mali? kay P-Noy ba? o sa taong-bayan?

        bakit napaka-shortsighted ng pag-iisip ng karamihan? tsk tsk tsk

      • popeyee

        Ganon talga, dahil hinahayain pa rin pamumumodbod ng lintik na pork barrel na yan…

      • Weder-Weder Lang

        Pasensya ka na CN. Ang lumalabas kasi, kung hindi pa dahil sa eleksyon, baka hindi na nabigyan ng pansin ang COA report ng 2012. Ang ibig sabhin din niyan, walang magaganap na imbestigasyon kung hindi election year. Hindi ba’t gusto mo rin ng imbestigasyon on a timely basis and not just election years?

      • jeepneydr

        It could be an election year, still its a step in the right direction, just like the saying a long walk start with the first step.

      • Weder-Weder Lang

        sabi mo eh.

    • observer1356

       Who knows? Maybe he issued some internal instructions to COA??

      Will we know this if we have the FOI bill approved and implemented?

    • desi derata

      COA has investigated and found the graft perpetrated by Enrile, Revilla and Estrada. We the people came to know only of the case when PDI published I. So, ano pa ang reklamo ninyo?

      Gusto mo ba na we just let go of this bogus PDAF allocation? Hulaan mo kung saan o kanino ultimately, nauuwi ang milyong pera.

      • Weder-Weder Lang

        Bakit pa tayo maghuhulaan. Annually may report naman ang COA. Why did PNoy not investigate the COA report of 2010 which contains audit results of CY2009?

        In your desire to cover up for PNoy, you lost your objectivity and your reasoning. It pays to be objective and not one-sided DD.

  • ian reyes


    • patawad

      Ayaw nga iyan ni Penoy kasi siya mismo masasagasaan niyan, kasama ang kanyang mga kkks, at mga bffs.  Isa pa, si Penoy wala namang sariling decision, itanong ninyo kay Abad Mar.,yah.. Purisima!!!

    • observer1356

      correct!!!  you’re the man ! 

  • Weder-Weder Lang

    Totoo nga bang — Aquino voted against budget with pork ‘racket’ in ’ 2010?

    Maybe. Maybe not. But PDI’s research does not always get it right. In fact, PCIJ,org came up with a story very much different from this article. If anything, PNoy has been larding the senate with more pork. Even DSWD is mired in pork, so much pork in fact that Dinky Soliman has lost her moral compass.

    “….. President Benigno Simeon ‘Noynoy’ Aquino III can already claim at least one historical distinction: he is the country’s first chief executive to purposely fatten the budget for pork, or what is officially called the Priority Development Assistance Fund (PDAF).”

    For more details, check this link:



    • koolkid_inthehouse

      so why the previous administrations didn’t act on the COAs findings?  

      • Weder-Weder Lang

        because Merci was under the mercy of GMA.

        so why did PNoy’s administration not act on the COA report of 2010 for CY2009?

        baka naman tutol ka sa annual investigation. o gusto mo lang tuwing election year?

  • disqus_EWrSdjV1nv

    ipipilit na naman nyang isisi kay GMA. please move on and grow up. now is your opportunity to make a change noy2. nilaglag mo na ang mga kiram tapos ang sinisisi mo ang letter ng opapp na d nakarating sa yo. ngayon, eto. susunod…. by the time matapos ang termino mo, puro sisi lang ang nagawa mo.

    oh yeah. the better economy is not yours. its not yet better. maglakad ka kasi kasama ng ga filipino. hindi naka race car kasama ng mga malaysian at intsik.

    oh yeah. pwede malaman kung magkano binayad ni noynoy sa cedula nya?

    • tireman011004

      mr. titimo, hirap sa iyo yung maliit na ulo mo lang ang nagagamit mo.  Nilalabas ang lahat ng baho sa pag gamit ng mga pork barrel fund para malaman mo at hindi mo iboto yung mga nag waldas sa pera ng tao. “Don’t shoot the messenger” ika nga. 

      • Ngiping Dilaw

        Ikaw ang maliit ang ulo! Akala mo di nagwawaldas ng pera ang idolo mo. PURO SILA WALDAS! KUNG NAGKATAON NA PERA KA ,WINALDAS KA NA RIN NILA!

    • desi derata

      Animal na kiram iyan, isusubo niya ang Pilipinas sa giyera laban sa Malaysia. Ngayon dahil sa kabobohan ninyo, pinapatulan pa ninyo iyang matandang tanga?

  • Deanmartinstyle

    Freedom of Information ay talagang dapat ipasa na. Para hindi nagmumukhang mga tanga ang mga Tax Payer. Pera namin hindi namin alam kung saan nyo winawaldas, mga hinayupak kayong mga politiko kayo!

  • redsnow

    Sabi nga ni Enrile may nagperma nga daw sa isa s a kanyang staff baka si Gigi Reyes ..

    • observer1356

       hmmm.. may punto ka, Red…. hahahaha …

  • Wadav

    Ang tagal na pala ng mga nakawan na yan!! nakakagigil kayo tlaga mga politico kayo! Tamaan sana kayo ng kidlat! lahat kc meron cut sa pera ng bayan kaya walang gumagawa ng solusyon to stop all these NAKAWAN! lagi n lng wlang laban ang mga taxpayers! di kc sa kanilang pera so bale wala sa kanila kung saan man napunta ang pera ng bayan! paano kaya tayo makabawi sa mga kawatan na to?? 

    • popeyee

      SUPER TAGAL NA NGA. Pero ang tanong, bakit lagi pa ring isinasama sa national budget?? 

  • Jose Rizal

    Pork & Perks were used in the ouster of Corona & witch hundting by Noynoy himself thru Abad…Noynoy continues what has been practiced with regards to the PORK & PERKS to the legislators…and now, in this report, he still is the hero?
    Hahahahahahahahahaha!  Nanloko na naman!

    • observer1356

       ang layo mo tsong!  nasaan ka ba, sa 18th century pa??

    • koolkid_inthehouse

      at least Noynoy on the Filipino side.  Let COA continue the investigation since Lacson requested the audit of all senators.

    • desi derata

      Please lang, huwag mo nang gamitin ang handle na ” Jose Rizal”. Sa bobo mong iyan, kabastosan iyang paggamit sa pangalang Jose Rizal.

  • Jose Rizal

    Pork & Perks were used in the ouster of Corona & witch hunting by Noynoy himself thru Abad…Noynoy continues what has been practiced with regards to the PORK & PERKS to the legislators…and now, in this report, he still is the hero?
    He managed to prove to the whole world that he can manipulate the ouster of his enemies by using the PORK & PERKS. But when controversies on PORK & PERKS, HE MADE IT APPEAR THAT HE’S HELPLESS ON IT. He has proven his craftiness over his enemies, but appears to be a CRY BABY, WHEN AT PRESENT, CONTROVERSIES ON PORK & PERKS SURFACES AGAIN, DURING HIS WATCH, and TEARY-EYEDLY CRIED it’s because of GLORIA (na naman) & BOLANTE.
    Hahahahahahahahahaha!  Nanloko na naman!

    • observer1356

      Senate records showed that Aquino had, in the past when he was a senator, officially raised his concerns regarding the pork & perks that you are referring to… And yes, he was helpless to put the issue across because GMA was then in control of the many branches of government. He did not “make it appear” that he was helpless, but he was really helpless along with the others against the GMA-controlled Senate & Congress during GMAs “reign”.

      So, sino ang “nanloko na naman” ang pinagsasabi mo? Hello?

      Perhaps, now that it is again in the open, the people will have a chance to take a shot against those who were then so “untouchable” in the likes of Enrile and the real-life-close-friends Jinggoy & Bong…

      Just like Corona….

      We shall see – as shall the blind man….

      • Ngiping Dilaw

        Noong panahon ni Arroyo, wala kang maririnig kay Aquino na paglaban kay Arroyo kasi noong time na yon bc sya sa pagtanggap ng pork barrel. untouchables sina Enrile? Oo, di bat itinalaga pa ni Mrs.Aquino si Enrile as defense chief?

      • observer1356

        kaya si Enrile ang namuno para i-coup d’etat si Mrs Aquino? hello?

  • Angel Divera

    Walang sekretong di nabubunyag. Walang usok na di nakikita. Walang pork na di nag-iingay. Ayan bistado na kayu! Wag na kayo tumakbo ha?!?! Kawawa naman ang mga taong bayan sa inyo at kung may hiya pa kayong natitira.

  • Jose Rizal

    A lot of agencies, departments & authorities under the OP are not or have not been subjected to MEDIA-HYPED COA Report.
    DSWD, for one, and the carrying out of the distribution of CCT, International Donations, etc., have not been accounted for, or at least, being reported by the COA thru the Yellow Media.  90% of Phil Media are Yellows!

    • taga-masid

       JR, may alam ka ba? go to Ombudsman and file a complaint w/ genuine supporting documents. control your tongue, for it is the venomous part of human being.

      • boldyak

        not venomous if you are immuned to…hahahaha..ibig kong sabihin…depende sa kapal ng mukha…bwahahaha

      • Jose Rizal

        Hahahahaha!  The point is that, COA, along with the media, will also make public the report, with the same gusto, as the report on the 3 major opposition figures with regards to their PORKS.
        Although, di na nakapagtataka na 95% of the media praises Noynoy as an unblemished god, devoid of any corruption issue (but the shady mental capacity issue).
        Simply lang naman.  Di ba sambit parati ni Noynoy ang, “…level playing field”?
        Hahahahahahaha!  Nasasaktan talaga pag fans!

      • Ngiping Dilaw

        Control your tonque? Bakit gusto nyo manahimik ang mga tao sa mga ginagawa ng gobyernong Aquino? Lahat ng kalaban sisiraan pero pag tauhan nya o kaibigan kahit corrupt ayos lang. Pinatalsik si Corona , pinalabas na corrupt pero si Padaca na may kaso ng pagnanakaw ay piniyansahan pa niya.

  • tilamsik

    just scrap that pork and let those arrogant lawmakers account for the funds that went to them… people dont need stories… 

  • Jose Rizal

    This reportage is just like saying (in vernacular):  “NOON: Ayaw talaga ni Noynoy iyang PORK & PERKS, di ba nga bomoto siya sa kontra dito.  NGAYON: Ayaw pa rin ni Noynoy ang PORK & PERKS na iyan, ginagaya lang niya ang dati kahit ayaw niya.  Sila ni Abad ay kino-control lang kung sino ang malaki at kailan ibibigay ang PORKS & PERK.  Sa totoo lang ayaw nila talaga, kaya lang nakasanayan na.”

  • Jose Rizal

    “Selective justice is no justice at all” and;”Partial Morality is no morality, at all”.Hahahahahahahahaha!

  • doublecross

    useless ang mga senate…

  • AllinLawisFair

    Paano kaya kapag nanalong senador sina Jack “The Ripper,” Enrile, JV Ejercito, Honasan, (ulit), Binay, Milagros H. Magsaysay, Maceda ngayong 2013 tapos ay manalo si Jejomar Binay na pangulo at Jinggoy Estrada na pangalawang pangulo? 

    Ito na siguro ang pinakamalupit na bangungot na sasapitin ng natutulog na bayang Pilipino.



  • JasonBieber

    He’s the President now and that’s good for him…however, what did he do significant during his times in Congress and the Senate to warrant him being elected in 2010?

    Just wondering coz the things reported during those times was that he just played hand-held video games during sessions.

    • desi derata

      Hey stooped, there are lot of things happening around you.

      The grafters are Enrile, Estrada and Revilla but you choose to attack the President. What a stupid like you doing in a site with serious discussion point/s?

      • Ngiping Dilaw

        Grafters sila kung tawagin dahil di kapartido ni PNOY. Pero pag kapartido ni Aquino, kahit na LOLONG palalabasing Anghel. O sya sige na basta lahat ng kapartido ni Aquino ay malinis mga walang bahid dungis.

      • JasonBieber

        You definitely must be a fan of the celebrity President because you follow his lead and make baseless accusations that you cannot back up with concrete evidence.

    • batchmatters

      He he he, inggit ka lang siguro kasi wala kang video games. Hingi ka ng pambili dun sa mga idol mong kawatan sige na. Parents mo siguro korup din kaya idol mo mga kurakot.

  • disqusted0fu

    So why is this coming out just now? Simple, it’s election season. It is that time of the year for Pnoy to do what he does best, campaign for his bets and then attack his political foes. Actually, what’s the difference between this election season and the past 2 and a half years? This is pretty much what Pnoy has been doing ever since.

    They somehow try to again link this to GMA… Classic Pnoy move.

    • Verchez

       You forgot to check your facts. This issue was in the website of COA since early 2012 and there is no UNA and Team Pnoy that time.  So we cannot say that it is only now that it was revealed during election time.
      Kudus to the Inquirer in telling this to the public. All investigative reporter should periodically check the website of COA.

    • okayayonip

      hello, june pa lang ay nasa web site ng COA eto. kapag hindi nyo gusto ang balita si PNoy ang sinisisi nyo…

  • ever green

    The question is….now that he is the president…what will he do about it??? his political powers have ousted the former chief justice, then naipasa ang controversial na RH bill, can he abolish the pork barrel ???

  • Apo ni Gregorio del Pilar

    Di lang naman si Enrile, Jinggoy, Bong Revilla, at anak ng huwad na El Shaddai racket Mike Velarde ang nagnanakaw ng PDAF. Ang masaklap nito, ay sila ang na huli!

    Umaalma na ang taong bayan! Ayaw na namin ang kawalanghiyaan ng mga senador, kongresista, mayor, PNP, mga huwes . . . umaasa kami sa bagong kinabukasan na itinaguyod ni PNoy. Kaya di dapat natin pagbiyan kahit sino sa mga anak ng pinagmamalaki nilang mga hari ng UNA – Enrile, Binay, Estrada.

    Sama-sama nating itigil ang katiwalian sa gobyerno. Kaya nating magtaguyod ng isang pamahalaan na tapat at ang puso ay para sa taong bayan!

    • Mark

      Bigote lang ata at hindi utak ang na mana mo sa lolo mo. ha ha ha

    • Ngiping Dilaw

      Pamahalaan na tapat at ang puso ay sa taong bayan. NAPAKASARAP MADINIG WOW! Sa planetang PLUTO nadoon ang katangiang yan! Sa labas ng daigdig natin mahahanap yang pamahalaang tapat na yan!

  • Philcruz

      The call of Enrile to reveal all of the COA audit results of all the pork funds of
    all lawmakers is another of his tactics to divert, obfuscate and delay
    any investigation of his disbursements. The public and media and the COA will be swamped with
    data and info. They will lose interest. The great escape artist escapes again?

    • Mark


  • kilabot

    naks naman. 
    after the sabah fallout, noykapon is trying to look good; 
    why not just release coa audits for all and let the people decide.

    • desi derata

      Two unrelated issues. Your Sabah problem is an evil design of that Sulatn of Sulu who lives in Taguig. He intended to draw the country into an open war with Malaysia. Question: When was Sabah  a part of the Philippine territorial jusrisdiction? Never.
      So if you insist on this stupid Sabah ownership, the China will have the reason to claim any of the islands in the China Sea.

  • Jose Rizal

    It’s just like saying (in vernacular):  “Noong senador pa ako, talagang AYAW KO NA NIYAN.  Ngayong presidente na ako, at nitong panahon ng halalan, ‘ISUSUMBONG KO NA LANG KAYO KAY TANGANG JUAN, KASI DI KO TALAGA MAGAWANG ALISIN IYAN’….at si Jokjok at
    Gloria pa rin ang may kasalanan”.
    Hahahahahahahaha!  Really TWISTED reportage.

    • koolkid_inthehouse

      you have a twisted mind posting on a logical event.

    • Ngiping Dilaw

      May balita nga ni sa panahon ni.PNOY ay medyo dinagdagan pa ang halaga ng pork barrel. Kaya nga ayaw humiwalay sa kanya noong ibang senador at kongresman. Kung nasaan ang pork doon sila.

  • Verchez

    This issue was in the website of COA
    since early 2012. So we
    cannot say that it is only now that it was revealed during election time.
    Kudos to the Inquirer in informing the public about this corruption. All investigative reporter should periodically check the website of COA.

    • desi derata

      Lumalabas tuloy na napaka-bobo ng maraming Filipino. Laging pumapatol at naniniwala sa mga defense o alibi ng mga samahan ng coruupt.

  • Jose Rizal

    Media nowadays are “ECHOES OF THE YELLOWS”…
    Hahahahahaha!  Minamadali ang report, tuloy nawalan na ng parte ang nangyayari sa kasalukuyan.  Di ba ganito dapat ang report.  Noon, na senador pa siya:  Ayaw niya.  Ngayon, na presidente na siya, may ginagawa ba siya or “putak lang ng putak” ang INAHENG PRESIDENTING ubod ng dakdak, at sumbong ng sumbong parang HILONG TALELONG, di alam kung babae o lalake, presidente ba o taga-palengke.

    • koolkid_inthehouse

      Now its in COA, they have to call the NBI. What’s next?

      • Ngiping Dilaw

        Wheelchair!hahahaha! Pag kalaban ka ni PNOY sa wheelchair ang bagsak mo. PERO KUNG KAALYADO KA KAHIT may kaso ka ng pagnanakaw pipiyansahan ka niya,only in the Philippines!

    • scolexx

      bakla ang daldal mo. wag mong tawanan sarili mong comment nagmumukha kang t4nga. prostitute ka cguro ng UNA ano? me echoes of the yellows ka pang nalalaman. o ikaw na reporter, san ko babasahin ang report mo? magput up ka rin ng website mo at dun ka dumaldal. abnoy, noynoying, putak ng putak, hilong talelong, taga palengke..etc –ganyan ba dapat ang report? gag0 hindi reporting tawag jan, nagturo ka pa b0b0. 

    • Filipinoflash

      may ginawa na nga. pinaimbistagahan sa COA. G a go! 

  • kevinmcn

    Enrile says his signature was forged? Doesn’t he follow up where & how he spends his taxpayers money, he should have know where that money went.

    • batchmatters

      Tingin ko ay alam ni JPE bawat sentimo nyan. Hindi nga ba yung “kahoy” na ginamit ni dating Sen. Rene Cayetano ay may listahan si Enrile even so many years after.

  • garcia677

    Mr. Aquino, now the cat is out of the bag as you’ve elucidated and its color is black meaning it’s an ominous sign of evil deals perpetrated since time immemorial in the government but. .. why did you never tasked the NBI to investigate thoroughly this kind of shenanigan upon assumption as president when in fact you have a first hand experience on it? Why did you wait for COA to expose it before you mouth off your experience?

    I’m a bit flabbergasted. Are you for real or just a limping president trying to walk straight but deep inside is a hollow man? Had you Mr. President subjected this anomalous practice during your first day of service then it had been corrected and the 200 plus million PDAF been saved.

    Nonetheless, direct the NBI to get to the bottom of this matter so that a repetition be averted and the culprits be brought to justice.

  • Franzeline Perdubal

    Filipinos choose leaders to rob them. Merong matitino, pero mas lamang ang bhobo. Kaya nandyan ang corrupt na mayors, congressman at governors.

  • raffy

    enrile na naman?? punyeta, sana mamatay na lahat ng enrile sa mundo! nakakasuka!!!!

    • Ngiping Dilaw

      Hehe, itinalaga pa ni Cory si Enrile sa mataas na posisyon noong sya ang Presidente. Galit kayo kay Enrile e sila din naman nina Presidente PNOY ang magkakasama. Ngayon lang na iba ang partido ni Enrile sya hate ni PNOY. Natutulog kayo sa kangkungan! Magkakagalit yan pero after ng eleksyon friends uli sila. Kayong mga galit dahil sa mga intriga naiiwan lang kayo sa kangkungan. Sila PNOY at mga pulitiko bilyonaryo, kayo galit ang naiiwan sa dibdib nyo!

  • athenapallas

    kita nyo na, mandarambong talaga ang mga Enrile, Estrada at Revilla. Palusot pa ang mga bwayang senadores na yan eh sagad sa buto na ang pagka-buking sa kanila. Ang kakapal!

    NO to UNA!! No sa mga UNAnong maligno na dynasty ng Makati.

  • Usi Sero

    Tuloy ang pag halukay ng nakaraan na mag pabango sa Team PNoy…it’s only couple of months before the May election.

    Wala daw nakikinig kay PNoy noong siya ay Senador pa at walang nagawa…bench warmer daw. Wala pa rin nagagawa…he’s just riding on his popularity being the son of Ninoy. Is he just the president of the yellows or the Philippines? He always wear that yellow pin and not the Philippine flag…Philippines should change the flag to all yellow and ribbon shaped..that way .other countries who happen to see him on international news will know that he’s president of the Philippines.

    • desi derata

      Gunggong! Isang tambak kayong tanga.

      Noong 2009 bunyag na ang bogus na ZREC na iyan pero patuloy pang pinondohan ng tatlong itlog, Enrile, Estrada at Revilla. Niloloko na kayo, iba pa ang nasa loob ninyo.

      Tumigil ka na sa ka-estupidohan.

      • Mark

        isa pa itong ungas na uto2! har har har

      • Usi Sero

        “Desiderata” WTF…hindi bagay na pinili mo ang alias na iyan…if you thought of that alias because of the old hit song, you epitomize hypocrisy ..that hit song has full of nice words…not the words from a pinhead like you. 

        Why only pick on the three…should be all of them including Drillon who was the number one sipsip of GMA.

      • Ngiping Dilaw

        2009 pa bunyag ang bogus na ZREC na iyan o e tatlong taon ng Presidente si Pres. Aquino bakit ngayong mage eleksyon nya kinuha sa lumang baul yang mga lumang issue na yan? Bakit mga di kapartido ang laging may mga iskandalo? Parang Nakakaloko! Akala nyo di marunong humalata!

    • batchmatters

      Babaw, hindi ka bagay dito sa ganitong forum na kailangang may sense ang sinasabi.

  • leomar101

    3 years na siya bilang presidente mula noon nabunyag ang raket na yan, may ginawa ba siya? Wala as in nothing. Ngayon ang nangyari ay  iniexpose yan pero naka tutok lang doon sa  3 senador. Ang tanong alam na niya mula noon pa bakit wala siyang ginawa? expose lang ng expose para sagasaan ang iba. At siya itong may kapangyarihan  upang sugpuin ang anomaliya ngayon. Halos mag 3 taon na siya sa malacanang pero wala siyang ginawa. Ang ginawa ng kanyang mga galamay ay naghanap ng may ma siraan na kalaban sa politika. Pero walang ginawa para sugpuin ang kurapsyon. bwahahaha. Kaunting isip mg ungas na yelos.

    • Filipinoflash

      eh nag reklamo na nga siya kaso nanalo ang mga alipures ni Arroyo sa botohan. Anong magawa ng minority Senator sa isang kurakot na President like Arroyo. 

      • leomar101

         Ang point ko ay nakaupo na siya sa trono for 3 years, ipagpalagay natin na naintindihan niya ang pinag ngangawa niya noon. The question is bakit wala siyang ginawa since siya na ang may kapangyarihan mula pa noong 2010. Kung gugustuhin niya ay magawa niya yon. Now ngayon  inilabas dito sa inquirer ang old print na yon. And one  find out na for propaganda purposes lang dahil nga old issue na walang aksyon na kasunod after the exposé. In other words puro laway lang niya na mabaho ang  lumabas. Sira nga ang tuktok niya  without even thinking kung anong maging consequense sa mga sinasabi niya na puro daldal lang. Magkapatid nga sila ni Kris parehong taklesa.And based on your last sentence,it only shows your recognition how powerful a presiden is- just like him right now. May ginawa ba siya sa kanyang exposé noon wala, nada. bwahahaha. kaunting isip muna bago ka mag post hane.

      • Ngiping Dilaw

        Ito ang tamang oras o panahon para kunin sa lumang baul ang mga maintrigang dokumento, dahil eleksyon na. itong mga sangkot ay ang mga tamang tao para bintangan. Dahil sila ay di kapartido ni PNOY.

      • okayayonip

        matagal na eto sa web site ng COA at PDI ang naglabas nito.

      • Ngiping Dilaw

        Matagal na sa website pero ngayong eleksyon todong inungkat. Alam pala ni Presidente na maanomalya yang pork barrel bakit panay din ang pamimigay nya at balita ay may dinagdagan pa nya ang pork ng mga senador at congressmen?

      • batchmatters

        Kaya nga inilalabas ni PNoy ngayon dahil may power na siya. At bakit ba ang lakas ng protesta mo ngayong lumalabas na ang baho ng mga iniidolo mong kawatan? Pasalamat ka pa nga dapat dahil nabubuking na ngayon ang mga naglilinis linisan mula noon hanggang ngayon. Buti na lang kamo at ibinoto ng mga tao ang malinis at hindi magnanakaw na Pangulo; hindi ba dapat ay supurthan mo siya, unless ang laki ng nawala sayo mula nang maupo siya. Sensya ka na kung ganun, not all good things indeed last for long. At syanga pala, yung idol mo di ba 9 na taong nakaupo, pero lalong lumala ang nakawan sa gobierno. Ganun ba ang type mo?

    • okayayonip

      juice me, sisihan blues na lang ba ang alam mo, pasalamat ka nga at lumalabas ang mga ganitong issue kasi noong panahon ni  GMA wala.

    • batchmatters

      Kaya nga inilalabas ni PNoy ngayon dahil may power na siya. At bakit ba ang lakas ng protesta mo ngayong lumalabas na ang baho ng mga iniidolo mong kawatan? Pasalamat ka pa nga dapat dahil nabubuking na ngayon ang mga naglilinis linisan mula noon hanggang ngayon. Buti na lang kamo at ibinoto ng mga tao ang malinis at hindi magnanakaw na Pangulo; hindi ba dapat ay supurthan mo siya, unless ang laki ng nawala sayo mula nang maupo siya. Sensya ka na kung ganun, not all good things indeed last for long.

  • Jane Tan

    Hinde naman pala nila kailangan ng 200 million a year in PDAF, why not just cut the pork barrel of senators? Since you can’t trust any one senator not to lessen operational expenses of his/her office and/or projects, just lessen all their PDAF to something like 80 million a year. And, should it not be enough, they can make requests to the national treasurer, which will hold the money. That way, the COA will only really have to look into the treasury.

    • Handiong

      Money in the National Treasury can only be disbursed if there is an authorization from Congress..In other words,  you cannot just request money from the Treasury if you don’t have a budget approved by Congress. And if you have an approved budget, you request the money from the Department of Budget and Management, not from the National Treasury. It’s the DBM that gets the funds from the National Treasury in accordance with the national budget.

      COA’s looking into the National Treasury is a waste of time because all COA will find are fund releases to the DBM to fund the national budget approved by Congress.

  • Spike

    matagal na palang alam ni Abnoy tapos walang ginagawa


    Anong klaseng presidente ba yan

  • galit_sa_oligarko


  • Ngiping Dilaw

    Ang tanungin nila ay ang DA. Yan daw kasing pork barrel ay nagsimula kay Mrs.Aquino. Wala nyan noong araw. Ang namigay nyan ay si Cory. Ang nakaka itriga ang pork barrel ng mga Presidente ay 60 billion a year. Kung saan mo gustong gamitin bahala ka at di ino audit.

  • batchmatters

    file a case kasi kung mga kaso kayo and we will support you.

  • batchmatters

    di nga ba`t kaya sinibak ni Cory Aquino si Enrile dahil ang gusto nya ay siya na ang presidente. Akala kasi nya ay siya ang pinuntuhan ng mga tao sa EDSA 1. E nung ipakulong siya ni Drilon dahil sa coup plots ay wala namang taong pumunta sa Camp Crame maski magkakaway siya mula sa kanyang selda para humingi ng simpatya ng publiko.

  • batchmatters

    sample ng mga nagawa ni Pnoy.$2.B from Malampaya income, first time sa panahon lang ni PNoy. dati ay milk cow lamang ng mga pulitiko. Collection ng BIR umabot na sa trilyong piso, kasi hindi na masyadong makakurakot ang mga kawatan doon.May mga bagong helicopter na na hindi nabili maski sa panahon ni FVR na isang military man. AT marami pang iba. Iba talaga tol pag hindi magnanakaw ang Pangulo, mas maraming nakikinabang sa pera ng bayan, ayaw mo ba nun?

  • LegalJustice

    If these irresponsible Senators insisting that they don’t know what happened to the money they allocated to their bogus NGO – its baloney !

    These crooks should be charged – I don’t think they are so CLUELESS .

    I can guarantee you they know where the money went.






  • LegalJustice

    President Aquino is no different from his predecessors.

    Mr. Kayo Ang Boss Ko  and Mr. Ang Tuwid Na Daan – ITS ALL  SLOGAN – ITS USELESS !

    You need to walk the talk – its all blah, blah, blah, blah.



  • nakatutok

    para saan itong article na ito?? DEODORANT para hindi mapansin na LEADERSHIP VACUUM na naman sa SABAH issue?? ….

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