‘Hello, Loren’ call sounds like damage control by Joseph Estrada

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Former President Joseph Estrada: Damage control

GUMACA, Quezon—Is former President Joseph “Erap” Estrada doing damage control after Sen. Francis Escudero claimed last week that his godfather was campaigning against him?

It would seem so after Sen. Loren Legarda casually mentioned in a conversation with reporters here on Monday that Estrada had called her up the night after the Inquirer ran a story on his supposed feud with Escudero.

Legarda said Estrada on the phone assured her that they remained “very good friends.”

Escudero and Legarda, both reelectionists, are running with the administration Team PNoy coalition that is led by the Liberal Party, which is headed by President Aquino.

They and a third Team PNoy candidate, Grace Poe-Llamanzares, had been asked by the opposition United Nationalist Alliance headed by Estrada, among others, to also run as guest candidates of UNA.

A few days after the start of the senatorial campaign period on Feb. 12, however, the three were dropped by UNA after they failed to attend its initial rallies.

Escudero is Estrada’s godson. He told reporters in Davao City last week he had received reports his godfather was now campaigning against him and warned that he would not take it “lying down.”

The adverse campaign against him, Escudero said, followed UNA’s decision to drop him (ilaglag) from its Senate slate.

Estrada’s call to Legarda, therefore, was perceived to be an attempt to preempt any thoughts by the latter that the ex-president was also campaigning against her.

Legarda said it was the former president’s son Sen. Jinggoy Estrada who rang her up last Friday night and then passed the phone to his father.

“(Estrada) sounded extremely warm, very malambing (sweet). He called to assure me that we continued to be very good friends. I greatly appreciate that,” Legarda said.

She said she had also received reports that it was Jinggoy Estrada himself who helped distribute her campaign materials during UNA rallies in Pangasinan and Cebu recently.

The third Team PNoy candidate to snub UNA, Poe, said she was saddened by reports of the wedge between Estrada and Escudero.

On Monday in this town, Poe said she had not received a similar phone call from Estrada but she remained confident the former president continued to support her Senate bid.

“Our relationship is personal and certain things should remain unspoken,” she told reporters in an interview.

Poe is the daughter of the late movie star Fernando Poe Jr. who was a bosom friend of Estrada’s and who himself ran for president in 2004 but lost to Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo.

Poe said she was troubled by the reports of the feud between Estrada and Escudero, especially since both were close to her father who died in December 2004.

“Chiz’s (Escudero’s nickname) friendship with my father was more recent but we are very thankful for that,” she said.

Asked if she would consider initiating a dialogue between the two men, Poe said she did not think she had “that kind of clout.”

But Poe took the occasion to thank Estrada’s other son San Juan Rep. and UNA Senate candidate JV Ejercito-Estrada for his promise to provide her with campaign T-shirts.

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  • WAJ

    Huwag na lang siya makialam. Wala ng paniwala ang mga tao sa kanya, natapos na ang  legend niya na siga ng “siga ng tondo”.  Ang mga naniniwala sa kanya ay yung mga taga basurahan na lang.  

  • nes911

    Erap has no more clout with the masa. He is just a plain ex convict, plunderer, boozer, womanizer, and a corrupt public official before.

    • tanga_hanga_ni_abnoy

       this is what i am trying to believe kaya lang mukhang mananalo pa yata ang mandarambong na yan s maaynila..pag itatanong mo ang mga nasa kanto at liblib sa maynila sya pa rin daw iboboto..watta..paktay n naman

  • mangtom

    To WAJ, I say a LOUD AMEN. This bolero, Jose Estrada, is NOW A HAS-BEEN. In short, KAPUT.

  • doncleo

     palibhasa wala nman mga prinsipyo at plataporma ang mga kumag na ito  kaya ganyan sila mag-usap parang mga bata…pati ba yan dapat pang lumabas na balita?  wala naman sense…pati ba ikaw Loren naging bobo na din?  mga oportunista!!!!

  • brunogiordano

    “Is former President Joseph “Erap” Estrada doing damage control after Sen. Francis Escudero claimed last week that his godfather was campaigning against him?”

    TOO late a hero na si CONVICTED PLUNDERER.

    DAMAGE beyond repair na ang UNA.

    IYAK na lang.

  • elgeepee

    It’s not good for the Philippines to have another Estrada in the Senate. Nakakahiya, another son of a convicted plunderer to make laws for us? 

    • efriend

      It’s not good for the PHL if these candidates will win:  Binay, Ejercito, Honasan, Villar, and  Enrile. 

      I don’t care about Maceda and Mitos Magsaysay.  They don’t make it in the Magic Circle anyway.

  • Paking

    Kabayan, ang UNA ay pang-pamilya hindi para sa bansa. Ito ay grupo nang mga Political Dynasties. Mayroong halos 100 milyon na Filipino, bakit di sila makabuo nang 12 line-up para sa senador? Dahil ba pag di miyembro nang pamilya, di kasali? Ibig sabihin, pang-pamilya nila at di para sa ating kapakanan. Mag-ingat sa pagboto. Huwag sa miyembro nang Political Dynasty.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_WN5TKEXEJ2VHQVNGP2CJEDLJH4 Jess

    Parang yumabang na ang mga Team Pinoy ng lumabas ang survey ng SWS.I will vote for UNA straight, with the inclusionof Casiño, Hagedorn and Villanueva. Kitang kita ang motibo ni Drilon ng irekomenda niya yung mandarayang congressman na ala GARCI. Buti na lang umurong .

    • lennonpaul

       tsk..

    • joeybg

      WALANG GAMOT SA KATANGAHAN AT KABOBOHAN.

      MAAWA KA SA SARILI MO.

    • ernievictory

       iboto mong magisa ang UNA mo , supot !

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/B2VE4T4JT5LYQSLHMW2MGKIBXE john

      ha ha, kawawa ka naman, sana tumahimik ka na lang no!

  • Baracudat

    showbiz na showbiz. kailangan talaga may scoop para mapansin ng tao. ganyan din kapag may ipapalabas na movie kung ano ano scandal ang pinamamalita para lang manood ang mga tao. tapos heto dahil kandidato sila para iboto sila. mga kababayan pls lang maging matalino sa pagboto. wag padadala sa mga kung ano anong balita. tingnan nyo kung may magagawa ba hindi puro porma at kurakot.

  • lennonpaul

    bkt ba d na lang mag retire itong c erap??sya lang ba ang magaling na pinoy????????or may ibang vested agenda mga yan!!!!!!! mga botante magisip isip,po namanm tayo sa darating na halalan……

    • jayemdee_412

       Yan din madalas kong sabihin sa mga ka-tropa ko kung bakit hindi magpaubaya etong si Erap sa mga mas batang politiko. Tapos na ang panahon niya na nasayang lang ng maging presidente ng bansa at nakulong pa dahil sa “plunder” bago pinatawad ng nakaupong “Garci-installed” na presidente.

      • lennonpaul

         actually mapangabuso at sinasamatala nila ang pagka immature voters ng masa kaya sila tumatakbo ngayong halalang itong mga trapos..haay kawawa ang pinoys.

  • droccu

    Big mistake for UNA to officially “drop” the three “guest” candidates from the UNA roster. It’s looking like they are sure winners already and dropping them from their line up is lost opportunity for UNA to “ride” (or at least co-ride) on the potential victory of the three. Now only team Pnoy can take full credit of the wins. Yabang kasi nung tatlong hari. 

  • Pablo Juan

    Ang labo nito.. parang tabloid news

  • jayemdee_412

    I can’t understand this UNA party. They dropped Escudero, Legarda, and Poe from their senatorial lineup but one of its top leaders, former President Estrada, is endorsing Legarda and Poe. What is the stand of the other two top leaders, Binay and Enrile? Their silence is deafening.

    • rommel joseph

      This silence reflects the vacuum of noble principles in UNA’s form and substance. It is a party of convenience whose members will part ways after election. If you attend its rallies, you’ll see the contrasts of loyalties among its candidates. One group attacks the President while the other supports him. Those who are for the President are in the surveys’ top 12 while those against him are out of it. Look at Binay’s daughter, has she ever attacked the President? How about Mitos Magsaysay, has she ever ceased attacking Pnoy? As of last survey, Binay is very much in while Mitos is very much out.

  • ernievictory

    erap sharrrrraf . ilalampaso ka ni dirty harry sa maynila . bakit lumipat ka pa kasi sa manila from san juan . gusto mo ng malakilaking dilihensya sa mga chinese businessmen sa binondo ‘no ? anu ka hilo !

  • freeview

    Yan naman tunay na kuly ng madarambong talaga…

  • rommel joseph

    Di ko lang maintidihan na si Erap convicted sa plunder ay puede pang manilbihan sa gobyerno. Bakit ang ibang kawani ng gobyerno tinanggal sa puesto dahil sa nagnakaw ng barya ay habang buhay di na puede? Iba ba batas sa dating pangulo sa ordinaryong mamamayan?

  • anton kinuton

    si erap ay isang halimbawa ng isang mapagsamantalang politiko. alam niyang mananalo si loren kaya   kunwari tutulungan niya para pagkatapos ng election sasabihin niyang tinulungan niya. isa rin si erap na halimbawa ng isang politiko na walang prinsipiyo. pagkatapos ilaglag ng partido niya si loren, sasabihin niya na tutulungan niya? huwag nang paniwalaan ang taong eto at huwag ibot ang kanyang mga kamag-anak. 

  • w4d

    Distant yourself from Erap and UNA and you will have a better chance of winning. Smart of Escudero and Legarda. Even JV Ejercito said he wants to be his own man because he knows his dad is damaged goods…LOL

  • carlorocci

    Itong mga politikos na ito ang nagpapahirap sa bayan.  Matagal na sila sa pwesto pero hindi pa rin nila matulungan ang mga Filipino na umasenso….Mapababa man lang ang presyo ng mga pangunahin bilihin at serbisyo. Tumutulong sila pero pakitang tao lang na para bang galing sa sarili nilang bulsa yun inilabas nila pera. Pare-pareho kayo mga ganid sa kapangyarihan…..

  • jahred

    Three Kings ! 0(‘-‘)0

    This small king will lost in 2016 because of this two kings around with him 0(‘-‘)0

    This Country needs honest servant not kings !

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/NRGQYNUDJZXCLCMTGHLFPCSP3E Dexter

    To erap, Loren does not need your support. You know she’s number 1 at the survey, maybe it’s the other way around that is why your calling.

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/IY7ISACBX4HONCRK77BXZXL62M Johnny

    Ano ba naman klasing news ito. Pwede ba ilagay ninyo sa showbiz/entertainment or sa recycle bin section? Di important ito bakit nasa ‘Nation’? Lahat ng Estrada news ilagay sa Entertainment.

  • jr18496

    why are these corrupt people ( Binay, Estrada, Enrile ) are in Power??? Because of you !! stupid filipinos. You elected them!! So  stop complaining. You got what you deserve!

    • jahred

      we give them a shot and chance and trusted 

      but to me if you look where at we today … ” its failure ” 0(‘-‘)0

      Yung isang hari halos tumanda na nga sa upuan 0(‘-‘)0

      yung isa nman may kaharian na sa san juan 0(‘-‘)0

      the retirement agent is knocking on their doors ! they must accept the reality that they failed !

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_W6H5DZKUQTUASP4S6CGTK7B3E4 kevin

      very likely…

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_5UOZM4PWIDKO7G64HL3PPMXUTM Constantine

    Escudero should be thankful if Erap is campaigning against him because that would only mean that he is getting more votes. Erap is a has been and a convicted criminal. He has no place in the politics world anymore!

  • Javaman

    Legarda a political prostitute please STOP voting her walang nagawa yan sa bay an kundi magpalandi…

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/2KAPA673QZK2BJSJUHOV5PIBPM carlos

    Simple lang ang pakana ng mga anak ni Estrada… piggyback lang sila sa matunog na pangalan
    ng erpat sa mga masa kahit na mga walang programa para sa mga mahihirap.  Lalong kamo tayong
    maghihirap sa mga mangdarambung na pamilyang eto. Tumigil na nga kayo puede ba!!!!!!

  • Aramco Bi

    Political butterfly ka talaga, Loren. Kababayan pa naman kita! Anyway will never vote for you kahit Kapitan ng Barangay!

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_UWISP2YXGDQ7K2SIX2GI37B2EI Darwin

    hudas na hudas ang dating ah. pag nanalo pa yan, ewan ko na lang.

  • m1ghtym0use

    SINO BANG DI MAAAINIS KAY CHIZ NA YAN? KUNG AKO ILALAGLAG KO DIN YAN

  • KonsensyaNgBayan

    Eh kung si Fernando Poe Jr. na kumpare at matalik na kaibigan daw ay ipinagkanulo upang kaso kay GMA ay ma-absuwelto. Ito pa kayang si Chiz Escudero na inaanak lang at kalaban pa ng partido ay hindi ba lolokohin at ta-traydorin. Ang sino man boboto at maniniwala sa UNA, ay daig pa ang asong u l o l na hindi kilala ang amo.

    • UrHONOR

      OO nga…ang mga INA-ANAK tulad ni Escudero at Pimentel ay sinasantabi lamang nya. Kasi ang may katuturan at halaga sa kanya ay hindi yong mga INA-ANAK nya kundi yong mga INA-NANAKAN nya. :)

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/IY7ISACBX4HONCRK77BXZXL62M Johnny

    Ingat sa mga may dugong MAKAPILI.
    Wikipedia or google “MAKAPILI” and “Filipino collaborators with Imperial Japan” at “Benigno Aquino, Sr.”.

    • ernievictory

       mikey arroyo , is that you ? how’s your tax evasion case ?

  • speaksoftlylove

    Kayo naman. Nakikibalita lang si Erap kung totoong binasted kaagad ni Loren si PeeNoy.

    Sabi ni Loren kay Erap, “Di ba obvious?” Hayan di makapag desisyon ng tama, dinibdib yata.

    Yon lang ang pinagusapan.

    • ernievictory

      oh humihirit pa ang isang ito. lagapak na nga sila sa Kirat issue at sumemplang ang batikos nila sa huli ay may ngumangawa  pa rin . tahan na bugoy . talo na….

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/KTTQLNLRE6VMHNJOHGVJKIFPIQ wilfredo

    grabe talaga mga politician…walng kaaway na meron..play safe lage, hehehe

  • Marcos5

    Voting Polls Stats for Progressive, Corrupt Free Philippines  :

    Estrada = Fail
    L.Legarda = Fail
    Escudero = Fail

    Grace Poe-Llamanzares = Pass AAA+
    Bam Aquino = Pass A+++
    Risa Hontiveros = Pass A+++

    *Filipinos do not deserve a Recycled Garbage.

    • KenKhoy

      marcos fail

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/KTTQLNLRE6VMHNJOHGVJKIFPIQ wilfredo

    at his age, dapat pahinga na..spend time w/ families

  • DonkeyKong1

    sabi pa nga ni Erap na walang kwenta talaga itong si Chiz at tamad  na tamad pa. Medyo naconvince ako kasi parang wala talaga siyang ginagawa.

    • kikomonkey

      All i know is lage siyang guests sa tv shows and about sa lovelife niya. Ano ba mga nagawa niya?

  • kikomonkey

    me thinks POE and estrada has a big plan here. Sobrang dikit yung family nila and feeling ko kasama yug camp ni Poe dito. tsk tsk!

  • virgoyap

    Don’t you worry Escudero I don’t think Estrada can affect your poll survey result.

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/ABX6VOZNIXWFCCEA3G4XPOWPLA JJ

    erap… retire, please!

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/367VBQVBMIT5AX35PGWANOJI6Y Lea

    “Is former President Joseph “Erap” Estrada doing damage control after Sen. Francis Escudero claimed last week that his godfather was campaigning against him?”

    >> Yep! He’s known for his dirty games ever since pa diba?!

  • ShibumiNinja

    :-D )))))))

  • UrHONOR

    >>>‘Hello, Loren’ call sounds like damage control by Joseph Estrada<<<

    OO nga, ako nga, Loren.  Hello?  Si erap ito….erap da krrp, yong matalik mong kaibigan.  Hello?  Nandiyan ba si Garci?

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/HWDQ6P2QWTMUDNAVU3O5O6PLPI Paulapaula

    Andaming haters ng 2 Estrada’s here… pero bakit nananalo lagi mga ‘to sa election? Yung isa naging Presidente pa!! Wake up! DON’T VOTE FOR TRAPO’S…  

  • http://twitter.com/era_zofia mera

    erap magpahinga ka na..utal utal na nga magsalita kanina sa umagang kay ganda.hanep din si erap magsalita hindi kagalang galang ang dating.parang nasa kanto lang.

    • leubas

      EH ANO BA MAAASAHAN NATIN KAY ERAP, EH TAMBAY DIN KAY MANG TEMENG YAN!

  • Billy Reyes

    Our Country is in both Physical & the poverty of the Spirit.

    But its easily to recover from Physical Poverty its not as serious as the greater poverty which afflicts us & holding back us all from moving forward, and this the Poverty of Spirit.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_TV7UX6Z5F4W3QJNODUMA6UTB2U Pinoydin

    Voting Polls Stats for Progressive, Corrupt Free Philippines  :
    Estrada = FailL.Legarda = FailEscudero = Fail

    Grace Poe-Llamanzares = FailBam Aquino = FailRisa Hontiveros = Fail
    We don’t want politician because they came from known politician.  We want track record and achievements.

    • concern_pinoy_citizen

      I guess you don’t know Bam Aquino because you assumed him to have no track record and achievements.  You better research Bam’s track record and achievements.  It’s all over the Net.

  • bogger007

    ERAP mag pahinga kana!

  • gemini2011

    It’s just so unfortunate that voters still believe and elect wrong people come election time. All Filipinos suffer because of this decision.

  • Noel

    I’m not siding anyone.  But I think this Chiz is arrogant.  He talks fast whether in English or Tagalog.  He’s very opinionated.  So young and yet so arrogant.  Assuming that it’s his godfather Erap who’s at fault, their age difference is so huge that a godson like him should show some restraint and respect for the elder.

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

      whether you like Chiz or not, and I honestly don’t, he has become his own man. The polls speak for themselves. Chiz has been consistently one of the Top 2 for this year’s senatorial race. he obviously doesn’t need anyone’s support except for that coming from the voters themselves. at this point, Erap and the rest of UNA need Loren and Chiz more than Loren and Chiz need UNA., or any other group for that matter.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_PM6JHCFR2KT2AURMWRDUXBNLQY Darwin

    this is news or opinion or the usual PDI pro-Noy slanted article?

  • padrefaura

    inquirer should change its theme from Blue to Yellow. mas yellow pa sila sa Phil star.

  • graciano82

    Straight from the heart. Estrada as a had been actor uses a bravado to fool the Filipino people so that an inkling idea shall come out from their minds that he had campaigned for Legarda and she should after the polls be obligated to him. Simple analysis  and boom that’s the kernel of his press release.

    The dictum of mind conditioning is the road that Erap traversed to unload his machination.

  • Atawid

    What were those tears Loren shed during the Erap trial? It seems that she is gain dancing with the plunderer. Loren, please stand up for a right cause, your butterfly act would mean that all those impeachment trials were just drama?

  • virgo57

    This news is a trash and should be put in garbage bin ASAP.

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

    Loren, remember what they all say. Keep your friends close but keep your enemies closer. Baka kaya ka lang tinawagan ni Erap ay para maging closer kayo.

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

    How can convicted thief still have so much power and influence in this country? People who team up with and support him are just as rotten.

    Magnanakaw nga e.

    • parengtony

      Because the court that convicted Erap was a “special” court formed by the usurper herself and the masang Pilipino easily saw through her machinations.

  • billy gunner

    AQUINO: SI LOREN ANG CRUSH KO! WTF!

    • beerhunters

      Erap is trying to charm his way into Loren’s attention. Remember, Erap(the president then) signed the name “Jose Velarde” in front of a lady Bank Executive in a vain effort to impress her!  May asim pa si Loren as Erap would say it(a compliment to Loren)! He would have to settle it with Pnoy, both of them have an eye for Loren! bwa ha ha ha ha

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_XALR35ENV2XKV327BZGZ7Q5Z5Q Ernesto

    lahat na magnanakaw na politiko wag nyo iboboto.mahiya naman kayo

    • akoypinoi

       No choice Ernesto.. lahat sila mga MAGNA!

  • Maldi2

    So what?  This is trash story!

  • marivon

    Hindi lang publisher ng pamplet, sticker at t-shirt and malakas kumita ngayon. Isama na ang mga reporter na nagsusulat ng kung ano anu para hindi mawala sa circulation ang kanilang mga amo or may bayad kaya ito? One blogger hit a bulls eye in his comment, Why would a convicted son of his mother enjoy such a clout?

  • $14334231

    i was going to vote for loren but because she seems so close to the plunderer,that she thinks erap is an asset rather than a liability, she just lost a family of eightvoters plus my numerous friends…..sige, sakay ka d’yan ki erap mo at tingnan natin kung mag number 1 kang inaasam-asam mo……baka sakali itong mga dala ko, dalhin din ang mga pamilya at kaibigan nila…balimbing ka rin pala……akala ko pa naman…….

  • wakats

    On September 7, 2012, UNA had loren in its lineup but needed two more to complete the 12, and they’re considering Poe and Chiz.

    Its only on September 30 that the LP formally announced its complete lineup that included the 3 mosquitoes ” na namamangka sa dalawang ilog”

    The three don’t want to lose the endorsement of the UNA and its tainted leadership of convicted plunderer/womanizer, berdugo of martial law and financier of coup attempts, and the suspected biglang-yaman from Makati City.

    A big NO to them including nancy “Makati’ binay,  putschist gringo, jv gomez,  jackie “Port Irene” enrile, cheater zubiri and gma die-hard mitos….   

     

  • Guest

    Hindi lang si Chiz ang kinakampanya ni Erap para di iboto sa Mayo, pati
    si Loren and Grace Poe.

  • Guest

    Dapat magkaroon ng batas na nagbabawal sa mga convicted ex-government
    officials na tumakbo sa public office, like Erap.

  • rrubyo

    Hindi naman makalalaya si Erap ng maaga kung hindi dahil kay GMA. Kaya
    nga malaki ang utang na loob ni Erap kay Gloria.

  • sam_aquino

    “(Estrada) sounded extremely warm, very malambing (sweet). He called to
    assure me that we continued to be very good friends. I greatly
    appreciate that,” Legarda said.
    ————————————————————————————————————
    a simple “no, thanks!!!” would suffice if you have “delicadeza”, pero kinilig pa ang “alembong na lady senator”…  tsk, tsk…you have just LOST my vote…

    • speaksoftlylove

       “Lost my vote”? Nakakaboto ba ang robot?

      Sabagay, hawak nyo nga pala ang hocus PCOS.

      • sam_aquino

         LOL!!!

  • GuRamoy

    What is new with this political butterfly?

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/ZUGKMNYSK2ZSSS4B2LVNDWP5XM lagalag

    Salamat sa Stem Cell Therapy kaya nakakalakad pa yan. He has to undergo the procedure yearly so kukunin niya sa kaban ng bayan ang pambayad.

    MGA MANILENO KATULAD KO, DON’T VOTE FOR ERAP, THE PLUNDERER

  • Guest

    Ang nakakabwisit sa survey na kumapit pa rin sa No. 5 spot si JV
    Ejercito. Mas gugustuhin ko pang pumasok si Gringo kesa kay JV na ito.

    • GustoKoHappyKa

      nakakainis mukha nyan si JV…ngising aso sa tv

    • akoypinoi

       OO nga eh.. siguradong bilyon-bilyon na naman mawala sa gobyerno kung manalo si JV. Di ba tumubo siya ng P500M sa BW Resources stock market manipulation, gawa nga tatay niyang mamatay tao? Remember Bintain and Dacer-Corbito? Order ni Erap yon kay Pink Lacson!

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/ZBNJDXPWLMYNCJVV73NN43HMSU Joel

    mautak din pala itong si erap (kahit na sa totoo ay bopol). biruin mo tinawagan si loren para lang sabihing good friends sila at di sya magkakampanya laban dito. si loren naman ipinagkalat sa media eh di nasira sya sa publiko kasi nadikit pangalan nya kay erap. di mo ba alam loren na madikit lang pangalan mo sa tatlong UNA sa kurakot maaring ikasira mo? yan ang kampanya laban sa iyo ni erap – ang tawagan ka at sabihing friends kayo. that’s how you’d lose a few votes. LOL. sana di mo na lang ipinagkalat sa media, di ka sana nabawasan ng ilang boto.
    anyway, just say NO to corrupt candidates. say NO to UNA!

    UNA – NO!
    UNA – NO!
    UNA – NO!

  • Guest

      Ngayon sa Maynila naman ang target ni Erap. Di
    na tayo magtataka kung one day eh maubos ang kaban ng bayan ng Maynila.

  • Rolly257

    Huwag kalilimutan ang mga taong nagpahirap at nagpapahirap sa bayan…mga mandarambong, mga mamamatay.

  • maysayako

    ang unggoy at tatay na mandarambong nag-hello sa isang political pok pok!

  • satoriseeker

    loren will thank anyone – trapos, convicted plunderers, you name it – who will support her.
    her only cause is her re-election, the hell with other principles!

    she’s got no core principles at all, which makes her a “political pok pok.”

    • Edward Castro

       kaya d ko naman iboboto yan e. dami naman candidates outside the liberal at una parties e.

    • antdr111

      obviously and exactly…walang masamang tinapay,basta mapakinabangan

  • KelvinViray

    Its a good thing that Loren Legarda and Erap are still friends, it only shows hat loren legarda can get along with everyone. Mas ok ang walang kaaway.

  • KateDulce

    Mas ok nga na magakaibigan pa din si erap at sen legarda, at least alam natin na hindi sisiraan si Loren sa pangangampanya.

    • JenicaLee

      Kaya gusto ko si loren legarda , walang may galit sa kanya.

  • RobertVelez

    Buti naman at friends pa din si Loren and erap, galing talaga makisama ni loren leagrda.

    • PaulynTayag

      onga eh, galing lang, madaling pakisamahan si loren legarda.

      • Noel

        Dalawang bagay lang ang ayaw marinig sa mga tao:  Pango siya at maliit ang boobs.

  • kabayandinako

    As always, Philippine politics are full of B.S.

  • sagbotgamot

    Erratum: the statement “Poe……  who himself ran for president in 2004 but
    lost to Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo.” should have read “Poe……  who himself ran for president in 2004 but WAS CHEATED BY Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo.”

  • EOJ

    No to United Nakaw Alliance!

  • Noel

    So what if it’s damage control.  At least Erap attempted to ease the tension.  He could choose not to.

    • OZBOYS

      No need to campaign for Loren legarda- she is a sure winner. UNA just want a free ride from her popularity.

      • diamond_digger

         You rightly stated the obvious, Ozboys. From this alone, one can see the kind of people UNA is composed of.

  • OZBOYS

    Hehehe mga UNA alam nilang mas maraming botante mawala sa kanila kung sisiraan nila si Loren Legarda. 

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_LLPTRPFUTYJXKI3KJS4B2UO4LI Jim De Garman

    damage control is not enough for Estrada.. sira at bulok si Estrada at may tililing pa.

    • akoypinoi

       Isama mo na dyan ang anak niya sa labas..si JV. Kawawa naman ang Pinas pagmanalo sila ni Nancy.

  • koolkid_inthehouse

    We’re making a donkey of ourselves, it seems that all these politicians are well connected to each others.  We’re f*&^%king dumb donkeys Filipinos.

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/ELGS2BPKJKG5PDWJAOOCF7K5KI Albert

    Erap carries on like some kind of Mafia Don. He expects everyone to pay homage to him and people are dumb enough to continue feeding his ego.

  • felix1959

    Sana pumayag si erap na ipakita ni lim yung birth certificate nya nung nakaraang debate nila, sigurado ako gawa yun sa Recto! Peke!

  • tarikan

    PDI, wala ba kayong latest photo ni Joseph Erap Ejercito Estrada de Guia Enriquez? Eh yung nakapost dito sa article nyo eh nung vice president pa sya ah! Sa tv nga hindi na maitago ang pagka matandang hukluban nya. 

  • koolkid_inthehouse

    Our post here are nothing. Look at JV Ejercito Estrada, still in the first 5 SWS survey.  Filipino people really love to get robbed by the Ejercito Estrada family political dynasty.

    • jgl414567

      This only means one thing that a significant sector of our electorate are still ignorant of the issues and vote on the basis of popularity not merit and integrity that is why the Philippines is still a poor country because too many of its leaders are corrupt and scoundrels!

  • sopingac

    Rubbish!

    News like this is more of an endorsement by the media. They give exposure to the names of the candidates they are supporting.
    Issues like this is made headlines to boost their candidates chances of winning.

  • http://www.facebook.com/estee.muri Estee Muri

    SAME ALL,SAME ALL…l as they say in  the Dreamland..  What else is new anyway. Birds of the same feather  …. wika nga…. However, the Filipino people has  their choice… to vote same old new politicians with same  COATS  OR  REALLY ELECT  NEW FACES  WHO ARE STILL
    VIRGINS  in the congress . so to speak…

  • vodot

    Sabi ni Tiangco sa isang interview, i talk with Erap almost everyday, at least two to three times a day. E, bakit hindi nya alam na tumawag si Erap kay Loren. Sinungaling talaga!

  • antdr111

    trapos and hypocrites —-why would they need support from an opposing political party?  baki may party-party pa e pwede pala kahit ano , moro-moro pwede, kanya -kanyang diskarte without regard of political party platforms???

  • antdr111

    and why would she greatly appreciate  the assurance of Erap, does it mean she also supports what Erap has been convicted of , and she greatly believes Erap’s  ‘flawed’ character?  what does that make of her sense of judgement?

  • prince_janus

    Erap the Godfather of UNA is a convicted plunderer and the father of Corruption. Down with Erap & UNA!

  • prince_janus

    Loren Legarda, ang super-ambisyosa! Nakakasuka na!

  • jgl414567

    ERAP ESTRADA, THE FATHER OF VICE, CORRUPTION ,SHAMELESSNESS AND IMPUNITY IN THE PRESIDENCY AT NGAYON TATAKBO PA BILANG MAYOR NG MANILA SUKDULAN NA ANG KAPAL NG MUKHA NAKAKASUKA PWEH!

    • MaySenseBa

      Ang malupit diyan, malamang mananalo yan! Yan ang PINOY!

  • josesantos318

    Mayor lim had this to say about Estrada running for mayor of Manila, ” if you vote for a drunkard, gambler, womanizer, lazybones, a thief, and a convicted plunderer for mayor of Manila, and he wins, then better off if Manila will be burned to the ground.
    Something must be wrong with the people of Manila if this happens.”

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/55XNXOYBNF6BG3EWOM5V4YMWXM Pedro

    May paiyak -iyak pa itong babaeng senador na ito noong impeachment ng convicted plunderer , pero ng tumakbong senador, nagmakaawa ng tulong sa convicted plunderer . . . at  ngayon naman, pakapalan  na ng mukha,  . .  suportado na sya  ng convicted plunderer . . . ASAN  ANG  PRINSIPYO  MO  POLITICAL  BUTTERFLY ?  HINDI  KA  DAPAT  IBOTO  NG  MGA  PILIPINO! hindi  ka  dapat  maging  senador !!

  • rinom

    NO TO TATLONG HARI,,,

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