Lanto nixes poll post over ‘fraud raps’

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Former ambassador and Lanao del Norte Representative Macabangkit Lanto speaks during the news conference at the Comelec Office in Intramuros, in Manila on Friday. With him, (left-rigt) Commissioner Elias Yusoph and Comelec Chairman Sixto Brillantes.INQUIRER FILE PHOTO / NIÑO JESUS ORBETA

MANILA, Philippines –Former ambassador and Lanao del Norte Representative Macabangkit Lanto on Monday rejected his appointment as commissioner of the the Commission on Elections (Comelec) due to a 20-year-old electoral fraud case filed  against  him.

“With deep regret, I respectfully decline my appointment as a member of the Comelec,” Lanto said in his letter addressed to President Benigno  Aquino III dated March 9.

“After a thorough consultation with my family, I have arrived at this decision, owing in large part to the controversy that surrounded my appointment,” he said.

The letter was set to be delivered to Malacañang this morning.

Malacañang has earlier said it would review Lanto’s appointment after learning that the Lanao del Norte lawmaker was unseated back in 1994 for alleged poll fraud.

Although he reiterated in his letter that he did not commit electoral fraud, Lanto said that the “incessant media focus” on his House of Representatives Electoral Tribunal (HRET) case in 1992 made the past few days difficult for him and his family.

“The case overshadowed my public service record and as a result, I will find it extremely difficult to pursue my advocacy for electoral reforms in the Comelec,” he said.

“I maintain that I was the victim, not the perpetrator of the electoral fraud,” he added, insisting that his 30 years of government service had been ignored because of the electoral protest case.

“Never was I ever involved in any case of fraud, corruption or misconduct,” Lanto maintained.

Despite his decision  to reject the appointment,  he assured the President that he would pursue reforms for the electoral process in his personal capacity.

Lanto was appointed to key positions by former Presidents Fidel Ramos, Joseph Estrada and Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo in the past, appointments for which he claims to have gone through background checks.

 Originally posted at 09:34 am | Monday, March 11, 2013

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  • Mattino2011

    Dapat lang di mo tangapin..Kupal mo if ever

    • repapips

      inappropriate use of words even if you said “if ever” .

      ugaling kalye. 

  • bongarroyo

    paano na si migs zubiri?

    paano na si erap at ang anak?

    paano na si mitos?

    paano na si enrile?

    baka madaya, ma plunder, manakawan at mapeke sila…

    • $20174498

       PAANO NA KAYA ANG ISANG BALIW AT TOPAK NA KAGAYA MO! OH AYAN SINASANIBAN KA NA NAMAN NG MASAMANG ISPIRITU!

      • 33Sambuang2

         pisot manahimik ka na

  • rolandtr

    PNoy must fire the staff who put him in this embarrassment. Sen Drilon recommending Lanto? Well at least Drilon is slowly being unmask 

    • repapips

      nde naman pinagpipilitan ni drilon di ba? and i don’t think it is an embarassment.

      mga dimaporo ang kalaban ni lanto. know the story behind.

      • http://www.facebook.com/people/Johnny-Blazed/100001840563626 Johnny Blazed

        Hinde nila maiintindaihan Pre dahil hinde nila Alam :)

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

        ang alam lang nila mag mura mangutya yung lang eh simula ng naging presidente si pnoy wala ng ginawa yang mga iyan kundi mag post ng masama salita pati nga yung batang si jushua na walang kinalalaman sa politika kungbhamakin ganon na lang di nga nila ginagalang ang bata yun pa kayang nakatatanda sa kanila 

  • Gloria Wheelchairroyo

    UNA pano na ngayon si Migs na nandaya sa National election, kailan sya mag-quit?
    Mayabang ang UNA puro naman kurakot at bata ni Arroyo kagaya ni Mitos, Migs at Enrile.
    Convicted Plunderer pa si Erap. Puro bugok na itlog pala kandidato ng UNArroyo party.

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_YMRXSOYS6ZCDDW43HZ4Z2XKVMQ BrAX82

      Haha napahiya lng ng konti ang dilaw eto na ang mga putak ng putak. Huy, it’s not the end of the world, nagkamali sila and that’s it. Di marunong tumanggap ng pagkakamali? Kelangan mag turo kaagad? Typical Noytard if I must say.

    • speaksoftlylove

      Oiisst bongangaaraw, nagpalit ka na naman ng username?

      Heto bimpo punasan mo muna yang luha mo.

      Wag kang mabahala at meron ka pa namang garantisadong hocus PCOS para sa 12-0 mo.

      At higit sa lahat wag ka ng magtiwala kay Porky Drilon hane? Bantay salakay yan kahit kailan. Di mo ba napapansin sinusubmarino yang clueless na idolo mo para mapahiya at lalong sumusaob ang rating?

    • $20174498

       IKAW KAYA! BAKA MAS MASAHOL KA PA SA KAMANDAG NA IPINAGLIHI SA LINTA. SANA TULUYAN KA NANG MABALDA PARA SA WHEELCHAIR KA NA LANG HANGGANG SA IKAW AY LAGUTAN NG HININGA!

      • 33Sambuang2

        nag comment na naman si pisot. bugok

  • speaksoftlylove

    Ungas, may padecline decline ka pa dyan.

    Inunahan mo lang dahil tiyak sipa ka na.

    Akala ninyo makakalusot ang masamang balak ninyong dalawa ng baboy?

    Meron ka pang pending case sa Comelec na nakalkal tuloy sa kagaguhan ninyo.

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

      hilig mong mangtatawag ng baboy baka mas baboy ka pa yata..pwedi naman mag post ng walang mura o walang bastos na salita isa pa di naman niya mababasa ang sinasabi mo

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_WY2G2AT32T6Y6NUKIREHEXAT2I Lamiyth

    Personally i do not want that ATTY LANTO, will decline to accept his appointment and nomination as COMELEC Commissioner because if he do so, the people will believed that he actually benefited the dagdag bawas scheme. . . let the malacanang review committee to revisit the House Tribunal Report that ousted then Cong. Mac Lanto, because i believed that he was falsely removed by the house.

    • repapips

      his enemies then were powerful political clans. to think that he didn’t go to the supreme court, malamang nde nya kakayanin financially. ngaun, back fire sa kanya. that’s politics. kawawa naman. i do think this person has the credibility and integrity. sayang nga lang.

      i do think to preserve any left credibility in the coming elections, he was willing to sacrifice than being tagged as conspirator of election cheating which UNA is likely putting in the heads of the electorate. UNA knows they will have a pitiful downfall this coming elections which would mean a big drop in chances of binay who clearly is starting to build a national political dynasty. 

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_WY2G2AT32T6Y6NUKIREHEXAT2I Lamiyth

    Iyang promotor ng allege kuntra daya kuno ay may mga personal na karanasan na hindi maganda kaya naghahanap ng karamay. . . dpat manalamin muna sila bago pumuna ng dungis ng iba.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_Q3QGG5QHBLRMZTIYWUFURY6J2E Night

    BUTI NAMAN UNGAS

  • virgoyap

    It’s a good decision by Lanto out of delicadeza.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_Q3QGG5QHBLRMZTIYWUFURY6J2E Night

    maniwala naman kayo si Lanto nag kusa yan….

    napag usapan siguro ng LP na “nabisto sila” kaya save face naman agad tong si Lanto…..

    napagusapan ng mga cronies ni pwenoy yan… strategy lang yan

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

      ito pang isa noon galit na galit dapat daw di tanggapin… ngayon di tinanggap galit na galit ..ano ba talaga ang gusto ninyo,,tapos sa post mo may SIGURO..ibig sabihin di ka rin sigurado sa post mo ay sabi nga ng bisaya pesting yawa sumagot ilokano uke ni nana

      • 33Sambuang2

        kapanalig kasi ng mga mandaraya tong kumag na night

      • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_Q3QGG5QHBLRMZTIYWUFURY6J2E Night

        sino ba ang mandaraya? si lanto. hahahah tanga!!

  • isidro c. valencia

    We salute you Sir!

  • Ping Gonzales

     BILIBA AKO SA TAONG ITO HINDI TULAD NOONG MGA APPOINTMENTS NOON NI GMA NA MASKI LANGTAD NA ANG ANOMALIYA KUN TODO PA RIN TANGGI PERO ITONG MUSLIM NA ITO IBA !

  • Jejemon_Binayrroyo

    Nagdecline na si Llanto, si Migs kailan din aayaw sa pagkandidato? 
    Dahil sa issue kay Llanto na nakinabang sa dayaan 20 years ago.Siguradong talo na si Migs na nandaya rin sa National eleksyon 6 years ago.
    Tumahimik ka naTobyroyyo, di ba ikaw yung witness ni Coronarroyo para di sya ma-impeach? Talagang nakipagalyansa na kayo kay Arroyo at 3 kandidato nya sa UNA, sina Migs, Enrile at Mitos. 

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

      kung sila ang nasa pwesto wala kang maririnig na reklamo..he he he tagal na yun 20 years na dagdag bawas pa noon ngayon PICOS MACHINE NA..sabagay buti nga umatras na kasi kung tinanggap baka yun pang maging alibi kaya natalo ang kandidato nila..ngayon siguro hinde na kayo UNA,,mag rereklamo pag natalo kandidato hello toby

    • $20174498

       HOY KUPALNA KAPANALIGNGBAKLANGSIPIMENTEL TUMIGIL KANA BAKA KUNIN KA AGAD NI LORD ESTE NI SANATAS. MASYADO KANG DALDALERA!

      • 33Sambuang2

        hoy bugok. kampihan mo pa ang mandarayang idol mo. ugok

  • kilabot

    in fairness to lanto, 
    he knows when to advance, 
    and when to retreat. 
    noykapon can always put him somewhere else, 
    like ombudsman of mindanao, 
    where he can create problems with whoever he likes.

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

      laking galit mo kay pnoy ha umpisa noon elksiyon hanggan ma upo bilang presidennte..hanggan ngayon di ka ba maka move on.. 

      • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_TNASVGXZ23VCJWV7KO7WPDIKKI George

        gutom na ang kurakot, kaya malaki ang galit.

  • zeroko

    That guy has principle, PNoy has none. He hehe.! Basta Chinese ,kahit na may record basta KKK member ka, okey lang. Si Puno of DILG nga, gusto rin paalikin ni PNoy kahitna buking isya sa PNP gun deal. Dapat talaga, palitan niya ang political adviser niya na nahuli ring bumimili ng fake na DVD.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_Z6R2QAY7UWNJMTCRTED3JZXPIA Joey

    well, at least he is a principled person, unlike ENRILE, ERAP, and BINAY!

  • 33Sambuang2

    dapat lang. yan ang totoong tao. siya pa mismo ang nagdecline. di tulad ng ibang mga bugok na pulitiko dyan sa atin. ang kakapal ng mukha

  • gmaisthebestpresident

    Bakit HINDI nagsasalit sa Drilon sa issue hanggang ngayon.

  • bol pen

    “Malacañang has earlier said it would review Lanto’s appointment after learning that the Lanao del Norte lawmaker was unseated back in 1994 for alleged poll fraud. ”

    Anung  klaseng mga tao ang nakapalibot sa presidente— mga nagmamaang-maangan lang o mga mangmang lang talaga. Hindi man lang nagkaroon ng background check. 

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_G7X5DO3WNUK4ORHZCFW4IAYS24 Lloyd

    mga magna

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_TNASVGXZ23VCJWV7KO7WPDIKKI George

    at least he has the decency to withdraw. also setting aside the 30 yr ago case he’s qualified, unlike that gardener and driver appointed to a managerial position by that most kurap president.

  • Mario_Garcia

    We have to respect the man.  

  • garcia677

    Many salutes people like you Lanto for your prudence to interpret that acting as electoral commissioner is deleterious to Pnoy’s matuwid na daan thereby my appreciation you merit by your brave act.. God bless and more power.

  • Barak_O

    compare and contrast

    lanto and garcilliano

    kawawa talaga mga fans ni little girl

    lukmok sa kahihiyan dulot ng kanilang

    master kurakot at mandaraya extraordinaire

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

      inday barak, you don’t compare Lanto and Garci who were BOTH appointees of pandakekok….hehe

      but yes, bakit kaya pinipilit ni porky drilon at ng malacanang ang appointment ng isang sangkot sa hello garci? Tanong natin sa malacanang? hehe

      • Barak_O

        good

        bertang baka a happy fan of the little girl replied

        you don’t compare?

        then do the contrast berta

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

        i hope  i can inday, unfortunately, both lanto and garci have the same colored feather….which color drilon, malacanang and you before hate much and now desperately like…..hehe

      • Barak_O

        be careful bertang baka

        you called your benefactor pandakekok

        you owe your internet cafe time to the pidal family

        back to the issue

        rumor has it that lanto has the goods on the little girl

        that easily translates to 3 years joyriding on a wheelchair

        but no holiday abroad tsk tsk tsk

        perhaps she can finance and join a picnic to sabah

        on dj jamal kirat’s next birthday home?

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_Q3QGG5QHBLRMZTIYWUFURY6J2E Night

      bakit hindi mo icompare sa iba pang 95 million na tao pwede pag pilian??? 

      eto lang ang choice niyo LP??? wala na iba? 

  • Serom

    That’s the right thing to do.  Napalusutan lang ni Drilon si PNoy.

  • $44479964

    “I maintain that I was the victim, not the perpetrator of the electoral fraud,” he added, insisting that his 30 years of government service had been ignored because of the electoral protest case.

    In Lanao del Norte, the names Lanto and Dimaporo are synonymous with election fraud.

  • mabuhay_si_marKy

    iba talaga ang Pinas ngayon under Pnoy!  we have people who looks at what’s best for the nation and not their individual pride and pockets.

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

      Buti pa si Lanto merong delicadesa, pero bakit ang Malacanang at si Drilon pinipilit ang kanyang appointment despite the anomalous past?

      Iba nga talaga ang Pinas ngayon under Pnoy….

      • mabuhay_si_marKy

        hello garci! ikaw ba to?  buhay ka pa pala?  or namumulto na naman ang Pinas?

      • http://profile.yahoo.com/ZNY7QZZDDBH4EBGB5ZS4IOUATE mave

        yhea garci taohan ng amo mong GMA, d katulad ng mga amo mo ANG KAKAPAL NG MUKHA…

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

        nope si Lanto ito, bata ni garci…..hehe

      • mabuhay_si_marKy

        huge difference… one stuck to his post like a sore thumb, while the other had the sense of morality.  so perhaps it’s that tuwid na daan that gave lanto the sense of morality….

      • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_YMRXSOYS6ZCDDW43HZ4Z2XKVMQ BrAX82

        Bwahahah! Nabuking ang sya sir. Kung maka sense of Morality ka nman dyan. Typical gullible Noytard hehe.

      • mabuhay_si_marKy

        gullible? hahaha… sorry, but tuwid na daan is making progress… so suck it up!

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

        well, according to yellow zombies, at least….

      • mabuhay_si_marKy

        yeah! yellow pride bringing a better philippines!  we take credit!  thanks!

      • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_YMRXSOYS6ZCDDW43HZ4Z2XKVMQ BrAX82

        That’s what you tards are good at. Taking credit for things you didn’t work hard for. Your forum name says it all.

      • mabuhay_si_marKy

        3 years of Pnoy and look what progress!!  10 years of arroyo what desperation!

      • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_YMRXSOYS6ZCDDW43HZ4Z2XKVMQ BrAX82

        Progress towards what? Stop watching noon time shows, checkout the news. i’m just glad na kumuknti na ang mga utoutong katulad nito and may chance pa bumangon ang Pilipinas. Don’t worry MarKy, it’s not ur fault that ur uneducated, plans tlga nila yan na paramihin ung mga voters loke you.

      • mabuhay_si_marKy

        ang mga tamad kagaya mo walang nakikitang progress.  guess what? i’m at the library…

      • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_T4UWEQIDXLS7RQXY2DDQTV6MNE carol

        who cares where you are, being in the library does not constitute anything.

      • mabuhay_si_marKy

        being in the lib means i work hard and study hard. i got good IQ and not like you bobo…

      • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_YMRXSOYS6ZCDDW43HZ4Z2XKVMQ BrAX82

        Or it means he doesn’t have an Internet Connection at home and he hangs out in the library to check his social accounts and try hard to grasp whats really happening in politics. So much for being an elite.

      • mabuhay_si_marKy

        Brax, honored for considering an elite!  yeah, but it’s a hard earned one!  i wasn’t born with a silver spoon in my mouth.  That’s also what I appreciate with PNoy, he was born with that that silver spoon, yet he made sure that he used it responsibly.  don’t know with the arroyo siblings who take our taxes to buy houses in LA.

      • mabuhay_si_marKy

        and btw, brax, i own the library… ;-)

      • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_YMRXSOYS6ZCDDW43HZ4Z2XKVMQ BrAX82

        And that makes you masipag? Talk about being lame…sisshhh.

      • mabuhay_si_marKy

        yeah! yan dapat ang Pinoy masipag! don’t know about you…

      • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_YMRXSOYS6ZCDDW43HZ4Z2XKVMQ BrAX82

        Wahaha “I own the library”. You really are so full of yourself, it really matches ur name. Kanina pinapalabas mong you are in the library since masipag ka, now you own it naman haha. You’ve been trying to prove yourself during our whole conversation. Cheap if I may say so. You are a waste of time, Just like ur president na may sariling mundo. This is my last post, please find someone who is as gullible as you. Btw, have fun in “your library”. You really made me laugh.

      • mabuhay_si_marKy

        and look who’s gullible? hahaha… nakakatawa ka brax!  ayos ka sana kung walang bra at x lang!

      • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_YMRXSOYS6ZCDDW43HZ4Z2XKVMQ BrAX82

        It’s ok MarKy, not ur fault na medyo lumabas na tanga. Plan nman na nila yan from the start, and that is paramihin ang mga voters like you. Yung madali lang mauto.

      • mabuhay_si_marKy

        again, name calling does not constitute an argument.

      • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_YMRXSOYS6ZCDDW43HZ4Z2XKVMQ BrAX82

        Oh I’m sorry if the words Tanga and Uto-uto offend you, but it can’t be more sugar coated than that.

      • mabuhay_si_marKy

        i’m not offended, you should be offended at how low you have become just to defend arroyo.

      • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_T4UWEQIDXLS7RQXY2DDQTV6MNE carol

        oh yeah…have you seen the poverty of our kababayans around? huh? There was no change, the progress only goes to the elite.

      • mabuhay_si_marKy

        i’m no elite, but my life’s getting better. or perhaps i am!  daang tuwid helps me have a fair deal… ;-)

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

        dahil BUKING….why wait na ma BUKING if indeed he has the morality? Why not decline, outright? Was Drilon taking chances na BAKA di ma BUKING? HAHAHA

      • mabuhay_si_marKy

        your right to interpretation. depends on how you read your signals, buking or no buking at least he had the better sense of declining the position. now wait, pakapalan kasi ang laro nyo mga GMA minions…

      • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_T4UWEQIDXLS7RQXY2DDQTV6MNE carol

        If there was tuwid na daan, penoy should have not appointed him in the first place, where is his sense of morality?

      • mabuhay_si_marKy

        comparatively high than the one little girl wearing neck braces. the air of righteousness makes people think for the better and not for personal gains.  i mean, yeah, like not getting into zte scandal, not buying helicopters and selling it as brand new to pnp, not making their sons buy properties in LA… i mean, yeah, thank God i’m alive today and seeing a better philippines!

        Mabuhay ang Pilipinas!Mabuhay si PNOy!
        Mabugay si MarKy!

  • Gloria_UNArroyo

    Umayaw na si Llanto.
    NO to Team Malaysia and YES to UNArroyo aka Kirat party in
    May.

    1. Migs – my manok at mandaraya sa national election.

    2. Mitos – my manok, number 1 protektor at maninira ni PNOY.

    3. Enrile – anak ng smuggler, kurakot, martial law architect
    at my protector sa senate.

    4. Estrada – anak ng convicted plunderer, lasengo, sugarol
    at midnight cabinet.

    5. Honasan – rebulusyonaryo, murderer at protector ni
    Enrile.

    6. Gordon – talunan, maninira sa gobyerno at sabi nya mga
    tanga daw Filipino kaya sya natalo sa eleksyon nung 2010.

    7. Maceda – talunan at kurakot.

    8. Binay – walang trabaho at magandang record kunde anak ng
    kurakot at kalaban ng gobyerno.

    9. Tobyrroyo – my campaign manager na witness ni Coronarroyo
    for my proteksyon.

    WOW galing talaga ng UNArroyo party ko.

    • edgar

      thanks for your endorsement! I will vote straight for UNA candidates. and don’t cry if they come out winner after the voting. also include candidates that we must not vote to be fair.

      • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_T4UWEQIDXLS7RQXY2DDQTV6MNE carol

        Agree !!!!

      • boyod

        thumbs up!!!

    • padrefaura

      GO TEAM PNOY!!
      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?)

    • leomar101

       pre, ang hirap sa iyo ay nakita mo lang ang muta ng iba. And what about the  TEAM PATAY? mga patay gutom sa  kapangyarihan. Mga kawatan din yan pag naka upo na. Look at traitor trillantes, millions in MOOE kahit nakakulong may millions ng travel allowance. bwahahaha. What about this bum aquino, anong karapatan niya  kumandidato pagka senador? aah dahil pinsan niya ang  presidente at nag look alike siya ng kanyang tiyohing komunista. ang the rest of them? walang binatbat din mga patay gutom sa pera at kapangyarihan bilang senador. For all you know pare-pareho yan sila lahat. Walang malinis. Kaya kapag nakaupo na sila ay maging milyonaryo sila lahat sa pamagitan ng taxpayers money being looted upon hiding under the cover of senate expenses as chairman in any “komite”, MOOE,travels abroad. Mga loko loko kayong mga lunatic na yelo as if hindi naglustay ng trilliones in taxpayers money ang mga iyan. May batas ba na nakinabang ang mga mamayan within 3years sa pag upo ng isa pang loko sa malacanang.? What is clear  now is that aquino spend more than 5 trillions na in his 3 year budget na walang kaunlaran na naramdaman ng mga mamayan. bwahaha. Patayin ang TEAM PATAY sa darating na election if only to show our disppointment sa pamamalakad ng ating pamahalaan ngayon. At pagtutol sa malagim na plano na pati senado ay kontrolin ng isang mongol.

      • crisostomo_ibarra_the3rd

        Pare pareho ang mga yan. Wala silang pinag-iba. Dapat pare parehong sunugin ang mga magnanakaw sa impyerno. 

  • agaylaya

    Hindi sya gumawa ng full disclosure ng kanyang backgroungd nung sya ay nagsubmit ng bio data? At yung mga nag recommend sa kanya, hindi gumawa ng simple background check man lang?……Kung yung mga pangkaraniwang mga job applicants ay hinihingan ng kung ano anong clearance, yan pa kayang isang commissioner? 

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

      It’s obvious, Lanto’s appointment is deliberate and has its own agenda….Drilon knows the person’s background for sure.

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/UV3253P26T3VMQLVA2C6BZ47TU Marco

    siguro delicadeza pero kung curropt din ang admin natin nakalusot na ito. mabusisi lang talaga mga media at mga tao ngayon.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_FNBBNCCS7FK4K6ZEMT2XMEN5JQ RAMONS

    alam siguro ni lanto na hindi siya lulusot sa commission on  appointment kaya hindi na lang tinanggap ang position bilang commissioner ng comele.

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

    PNoy was clearly ill-advised on the matter of Lanto’s appointment to Comelec. Drilon’s rigorous and shameless lobbying was brought to light not just by UNA but also those in LP who do not wish to see Drilon have a bata-bata in Comelec in preparation for Drilon’s ambitions in 2016. As early as now, the divisions within LP should be apparent to UNA. It’s time for UNA to exploit this.

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/EA7TIY7PYXEU5UOXG2K5CY5F64 Eric

    Respect!

  • vodot

    I admire Atty. Lanto’s sense of delicadeza and love of country. Seldom we see such kind of personality nowadays. Hope those in the government can pick a lesson or two from this person who sacrifice his dream to serve his country by refusing an appointment over an allegation of election fraud. At least, he has his dignity intact and honor.

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

      AGREE!!! Sana ganon din sina Acosta, Torres, Padaca, Puno at marami pang KKK and ASPIRING KKK’s….

      • boyod

        bakit si OCHOA hindi nyo isama, pasamahin yan sa parada ng mga kapal muks. hindi lang tuko kundi kapit spiderman he he he 

  • aldhins

    Biktima si Lanto ng maruming politika  sayang naman qualified sya sa position pero ok rin nya out of delecadeza at mabigyan ng chance si Pnoy mag hanap ng iba mas qualified sa position.

  • KonsensyaNgBayan

    Dapat lang!!…Tinamaan ka din ng kahihiyan ano Macabangkit Lanto. Sana lahat ng mga politiko gumaya sa’yo, kahit papa-ano ay may natitira pang delicadeza at konsensya….Mabuhay ka at sana’y ituloy-tuloy mo na ang iyong pagbabago.

  • speedstream2

    A well-advised move that will lessen distraction and allow the Comelec to focus its attention and energies on where these should be directed.

  • Edward Castro

    at least di sya kagaya ni corona na kapit tuko

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

      and how do you call Torres, Puno, Padaca, Acosta, et al, all kkk’s, all involved in govt anomalies but also refused to resign, no matter what because they have Pnoy as their loyal protector?

      • hpprint

        eh di kapal moks

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_T4UWEQIDXLS7RQXY2DDQTV6MNE carol

      bakit naman nasama sa usapan si corona, dapat magresign na rin si BS dahil walang alam kungdi target shooting.

  • jd

    kasalan ng malacanang napahiya pa yung tao.
     

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_YMRXSOYS6ZCDDW43HZ4Z2XKVMQ BrAX82

    Kung ikaw malulusutan ng isang dambuhalang katulad ni Drilon, Anong tawag sayo? Aside from abnormal of course coz given na yun hehe.

  • axe musk

    It’s an Honorable way to keep your dignity… This should set forth as an example to ALL politicians or appointees in the government, wherein if you have a history of a questioned credibility, better of to decline the appointment so as to preserve your dignity and the office you will be assigned…. Di tulad ng karamihan dyan na KAPIT TUKO sa mga pwesto nila kahit pa OBVIOUS na sila sa kanilang kamalian o anumang nagawa, kasi nanghihinayang sila sa makukulimbat nila sa mga panahong sila ang nakaupo….
    KUDOS MR. MACABANGKIT LANTO!!!

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

      AGREE, with the action of Lanto, he has at least uplifted his remaining dignity.

      Sana ganon din sina Acosta, Torres, Padaca, Puno at marami pang KKK and ASPIRING KKK’s….

    • boyod

      sino ba ang tinutukoy mo si OCHOA idretso munanag otso-otso pa yan

  • TuwadNaDaan

    Iyak si Pork Drilon…!!!

  • TuwadNaDaan

    Mabuhay ang Team Malaysia…!!!

  • padrefaura

    kung hindi nabuking, hindi nag back-out. 

  • hpprint

    i hope this will become a precedent for all politicians and gov’t officials. 

  • leomar101

    Ay yayay! sampal ito sa mukha ni baboy drilon.Bulilyaso ang plano niya na magkaroon ng 12-0 sa Mindanao. Itong si Baboy D, na ito ay gagawin lahat para may gantimpala siya galing kay mongol later na maging Senate president at higupin lahat ng MOOE fund in millions. Bwahaha. masyadong ambisyoso ang barakong baboy na ito. Kaya mga kababayan huwag iboto ang Team Patay to show our disapproval of their loathsome plan. Panatilihin nating maging independent ang senado sa kamay ng isang sira ulo.

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_T4UWEQIDXLS7RQXY2DDQTV6MNE carol

      agree !!!!

      • boyod

        so do I !!!

  • disqusted0fu

    You can’t play with fire and expect not to get burnt. 

    Lanto himself wanted this position that’s why he asked a favor from his buddy Drilon to endorse him to the President. And as we all know, the only requirement of being appointed by Pnoy is to be his KKK or at least a friend of his KKK, that’s why they overlooked the election fraud factor. And now he just couldn’t take the heat.

  • JasonBieber

    There are a lot of PNoy fans that’s for sure…but we should be able to all agree that it was a pretty bonehead move by PNoy to even appoint this guy to the Comelec to begin with, right?

    Drilon was just testing to see if PNoy was smart and if PNoy really works hard or just does what his KKK tells him…based on the attempt to appoint a person involved with poll fraud to the Comelec should be strong indicator of that answer.

  • $20926843

    The other appointee(Sardillo) who is the first one to decline her appointment should be praised most because she had an acute sense of feeling danger by the appointment. Perhaps she had foreseen the incoming firestorm after the election as she may have a sixth sense that there will be widespread public outcry and protest on the result and conduct of the election and the general public may demand the this SOB COMELEC Chair brilliantes be crucified together with the other commissioners. 

  • Bulalo

    Akala ko ba ayaw ng aquino admin ng “palusot”… Bakit ngayon sila mismo ang gustong magpalusot? masyadong na yata tayong binibilog ng administrasyong ito. palibhasa, sa sobrang tuwid ng kanilang daan, sila mismo ang nag-o-“over-speeding” at wala ng pakialam sa mga nasasagasaan basta lamang makamit ang pansarili nilang gustong patutunguhan….

  • Jejemon_Binay

    Nagdecline na si Llanto, si Migs kailan din aayaw sa
    pagkandidato?

    Dahil sa issue kay Llanto na nakinabang sa dayaan 20 years
    ago. Siguradong talo na si Migs na nandaya sa National eleksyon 6 years ago.

    Tumahimik ka naTobyroyyo, di ba ikaw yung witness ni
    Coronarroyo para di sya ma-impeach? Talagang nakipagalyansa na kayo kay Arroyo
    at 3 kandidato nya sa UNA, sina Migs, Enrile at Mitos.

  • mekeni62

    okay bring in the next two.

  • pasaway008ako

    Iyan ang lalake at may pamilya at may kahihiyan. Hindi yong iba diyan na huli ng lahat ay ang tapang ng apog. Pagpalain ka Congressman Lanto!

    • speaksoftlylove

       Langto’s “kahihiyan” after the expose of his nefarious record by UNA at pagkatapos kalkalin mismo ng Comelec yong pending na kaso niya sa Comelec? You must be kidding. His forced withdrawal is a venue to extricate PeeNoy from further embarrassment, clueless yellowvulture.

      By the way, Langto is a Visayan word for “mabaho” get it dude?

  • accapistrano

    We are now witnessing a glorious change in the way government is being run. Back to the old ways when delicadeza is the order of the day. Let us hope it continues even after Noynoy. Those who say he is not an effective leader must rethink. The greatest of his achievements, if this continues, would be re-instituting morality in governance. Follow through Pnoy, follow through.  

    • thunderbolt01

      Baliw, kundi lang nabuko hindi ire review ang kaso niyan. Sabi siguro nila, baka lang makalusot. Si padaca, siya lang ang makapal na hindi nagdecline kahit inuulan ng batikos.

      • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_E2V7QUMFK3JR7GWHPUF7MNVIJQ Kudi

        noong panahon ni gloria,    kahit nabuko na kagaya ni lanto,   tuloy pa rin appointment dahil garapalan at pakapalan.   ang point ni arnel,  ngayon kahit paano,  unti unting bumabalik delicadeza.
        ngayon kung di ka baliw,   dapat gets mo kasi simple lang naman eh.   

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/ZZK525UYR7QVVXNHVEKXLPUY34 Ed

      Arnel Capistrano = a.k.a. Ricky Carandang of the Malacanan Press office. Such high paeans to Noynoy, such great a “spin” on what was obviously a “palusot” that did not make it. Or was it an example of incompetent background research? Or was it something similar to GMA era, when all appointments went thru the FG first for vetting as to how the appointee(s) would be of help to the GMA administration, not necessarily to the public – and even then, no matter if one was assured of high consideration for a vacant position, things could happen to derail the promise. Maybe Lanto was just better than the other applicants, but the hiring party didn’t do their background checks at all.

      • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_E2V7QUMFK3JR7GWHPUF7MNVIJQ Kudi

        pnoy is always in a lose-lose situation for people who doesn’t want anything productive to happen in the philippines.

        something positive happens,  they spin it into something negative.
        something negative happens,  they rejoice.

        parang religion,    lahat kagustuhan ng diyos.
        pag namatay ng normal,   kagustuhan ng dyos.
        pag namatay sa malagim na paraan,  kagustuhan ng dyos.

        wala na ba talagang ibang pwedeng idahilan na meron kahit katiting na logic at reason?

  • richard ortega

    good for you, good for your family and good for the ph.

  • Bryan Kevin Tung

    Shady kasi ang background mo eh. Good choice!

  • Be Nice

    Plan A:  Pasok kung lulusot.
    Plan B:  Decline kung mabuking

  • speaksoftlylove

    Dumudugo ang ilong ng mga yellowvultures sa kakadepensa kay PeeNoy.

    Hopeless case na yan. Whether nabutata or signing an appointment without thinking ay pareho lang.

    Same patented vicious cycle of stupidity of a nation’s leader.

  • Rolly257

    In the past administrations, mistakes had never been rectified…Corona for instance.

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