Zubiri dares Aquino to condemn defiant Imus mayor



Mayor Manny Maliksi of Imus, Cavite (C) with Radyo Inquirer 990AM anchors Denn Macaranas (R) and Louie Garcia in an interview. FILE PHOTO

DAVAO CITY, Philippines—Now that it’s his Liberal Party ally Emmanuel Maliksi who is refusing to vacate the Imus mayoral seat despite a court order, what can President Aquino say about it?

Senatorial candidate Juan Miguel Zubiri of the United Nationalist Alliance on Tuesday challenged Mr. Aquino to condemn Maliksi’s defiance of the Supreme Court ruling stating that his rival Homer Saquilayan was the rightful mayor of the Cavit City of Imus.

Zubiri noted that the President had condemned Cebu Gov. Gwen Garcia for refusing to leave office despite a suspension order against her, and even indicated that she was being “kapit-tuko” or clinging to her office. Garcia is an UNA ally.

“I dare him to say the same thing to the Mayor of Imus City who was ousted by the Supreme Court. Will he also say the same to his party mate, that he’s kapit tuko and should leave?” Zubiri told reporters.

He said the President should treat officials equally.

“What is sauce for the [goose is] sauce for the gander,” he added.

The Supreme Court last week issued a decision declaring Saquilayan the duly elected mayor of Imus in the 2010 elections. Subsequently, the Commission on Elections ordered Maliksi to vacate his post and give way to Saquilayan.

Maliksi had contended that the directive for him to leave the mayoral post was irregular since the order should have come from the regional trial court and served by the Department of Interior and Local Government. He had also said he had filed a motion for reconsideration at the Supreme Court, and this should be resolved first.

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  • Carl Cruz

    No surprises here. Mr. Aquino is just like any other rotten politician this country has had the misfortune to put in power; the difference is that he has a very effective PR machine behind him. But the truth always comes out in the end.

    • sk2tk

      What truth are you talking about?! the truth that PNOY is not corrupt unlike the other previous presidents? should i say GMA? or the truth that you open your mouth even before your tiny brain starts workin’?

      • padrefaura

        not just because none of the media is reporting that he is corrupt is that indeed he is corrupt. siguro magaling lang ang PR ni Pnoy kumpara kay GMA.

      • leomar101

        In fairness to Carl Cruz, what he meant by truth in relation to this topic is that : aquino is quick to condemn anybody but not his friends or KKK. As had been seen in the past like the case of Garcia, like the case of padaca, like the case of Dr. Nilo, like the case of other friends who were never condemned or (condemned like the case of Dr. Nilo) inspite of their case already filed in the court, or in the case of Garcia which she was denied of due process. Now comes his friend and ka party with courts order pa. And you can see how silent are the attack dogs and aquino himself. With regards to other truth about Arroyo, which are most of them fabricated truth KUNO are already one by one crumbling before the court as well., they are all irrelevant to be connected here in this topic pero ipinilit mo. And aquino? what you said about him is only half truth if not brazen lie. hahaha.

      • Palku Kha

        very well said…

      • TuwadNaDaan

        Maniniwala lamang ako sa mga sinasabi mo kung lahat nga kakampi ni Mang Simeon ay hindi korap….!!!

      • Palku Kha

        hoy! silang lahat kurap! si Echivirre sa Caloocan! KKK yon.yong mga smuggler sa custom hanggang ngayon talamak pa rin! para kayong banal na aso kung mag salita.akala mo malinis,hunghang!!!! nyahahaha!!!!

      • popeyee

        Lahat ng Politoko corrupt, kasama na ang idol mo…maniniwala lamang akong hindi sya corrupt kung ipakukulong nya ang kapwa nya politikong nasasabit sa kasong corruption, kalaban man o kakampi sa partido, at kung tatanggalin nya na ang pork barrel kasama yong kanyang pork barrel.

  • athenapallas

    Pnoy will do just that, mag-antay ka lang Zubiri. You have no right to dictate the president of what he should do in the first place. Someone like you with no credibility to speak of, a cheater and someone who clung to power acquired through cheating and through being a kiss-ass to Glorya Arroyo shouldn’t be mouthing out arrogant statements. You are already being mocked and deride by people so have some shame and respect for yourself and your young family, and if you may just quietly disappear to the night, it’ll do you good.

    • Lupin


  • sk2tk

    Zubiri who are you to challenge the President? As if your opinion matters to the people. Shut up…

    • Milesaway

      Di ba sabi ng Presidente tayong boss nya! e di boss si Zubiri tulad mo… aysus ginoo..

    • Palku Kha

      hito ang bimpo,pahiran mo ang sipon mo lumulobo!!!!,nyahahaha!!!!

    • popeyee

      Kahit sino, may credibility o wala, pweding i-challenge ang pangulo? Sino ka ba para mag sabi ni hindi pwede i-challenge si Pwenoy na nagsabing tayo, as mamamayan, ang boss nya?

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

    Since PNoy and DILG Sec. Mar Roxas are not willing to apply the law equally just like they did to Cebu’s Garcia, let’s revert to the more important issue at hand. The bad blood between Koko-the-cuckold and Spiceboy Migz.

    What moral lesson can we learn from the difficult marriage of Koko-the-cuckold and his wife Jewel the golddigger?

    Koko-the-cuckold came out the most kawawa of them all. He got torotot by his wife but he couldn’t talk about it openly on national TV. His wife admitted in a carefully-worded statement prepared by their lawyers that sometime in 2012, she did seek out UNA stalwarts to help her with her custody battle. On July 12, 2012, Koko-the-cuckold’s wife set up a meeting with UNA’s Toby Tiangco and Spiceboy Migz in Makati. Knowing the animosity between Spiceboy Migz and her cuckold of a husband, she was planning to exploit the bad blood to her advantage. Subsequently, she set up another meeting with Erap in San Juan to exploit the powers of UNA. The moment she dragged and involved UNA into her bedroom problems, Koko-the-cuckold’s wife should have known that her marital issues would become part of the campaign spectacle.

    What Koko-the-cuckold did not say on national TV is why he got torotot by his wife in the first place. What Koko-the-cuckold’s wife did not say in her statement is why her husband was more likely to win in the custody battle because of her extra-marital relationship with Dr. Anthony Golez. What Spiceboy Migz did not say on national TV is why a matapobre wife-batterer will never make for a good senator. What the TV host Ka-Tonying Taberna did not say on national TV is why Koko-the-cuckold’s domestic problem is a national issue. It all comes down to the moral character and moral fitness of Koko-the-cuckold. But still, Koko-the-cuckold came out the most kawawa of them all. Macho Koko can try to keep his chin up every which way, but he’s still Koko-the-cuckold at the end of the day. For being matapobre, Koko-the-cuckold got his life’s biggest lesson from a former beauty queen of humble beginnings.

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/YO4QYV7TG6VV5TSKPZXNKQHKUE Brando

      Pare Baka naman namamali ka. Kawawa aman si Koko.

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

        Pare, kawawa talaga si Koko-the-cuckold. Natorotot na, naagawan pa ng pwesto. Higit sa lahat, aminado pa misis niya na tumakbo siya sa UNA para humingi ng tulong sa custody battle niya.

    • richard ortega

      tsismoso ka!

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


    • http://twitter.com/bigg_dawg big dawg

      talk is cheap, sorry, talk is actually free. i can sense a lot of personal insecurity in your comments. so what can you say about Migz cheating his way to senate? daming arte pa-koko-ekekek ka pa.

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

        ah, Mr. Torotot na lang. Kasi tinorotot si Koko ng misis niya.

      • 33Sambuang2

        kaya galit ka siguro dahil ilang beses ka na ring natorotot. pindeho. natorotot ka ba ng gf or bf mo?

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

        lol. reverse psychology ka pre.

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/YO4QYV7TG6VV5TSKPZXNKQHKUE Brando

    Hahaha! Hidi yan pwede. Liberal party member si Maliksi. Si Mayor Echiverri nga ng Caloocan may violation sa COA rules. Inapprove niya 1billion pesos for projects kuno without the approval of the city council. Pero walang kaba. LP member daw.

  • indiosbravos2002

    Gumagawa na naman ng ingay si Zubiri after the disaster with Pimentel’s wife. Sorry boy, basa na papel mo. Kitang kita na wwala kang credibilidad, sinungling, magnanakaw ng pwesto at numero unong tsismoso.

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/RRFGBCEJ6OURIE3PW3I5YCH3FQ Hideki

    Basta partido ni abnoy..walang gagalaw. Kaya paka napunta sa malaysia ang sabah dhil sa tatay ni abnoy..nkpgkontsabahan kay mahatir. Inexpose ni ninoy ang plano ni marcos pra di matuloy ang paglusob s sabah..kaya natuwa s knya si mahatir at tinulungan nya mag aklas ang taga mindanao pra itumba si marcos..kaso ngayon eh sinasamba pa ng pilipino ang pamilyang AQUINO na nagpahirap din sa pinas

    • sakinlang

      “Kaya paka napunta sa malaysia ang sabah dhil sa tatay ni abnoy..nkpgkontsabahan kay mahatir”
      Paki recheck po yung history ninyo. Sino po ba ang nag tsismis nito? Masama po ang pagkakalat ng tsismis, paalala lang po.

    • Joe R. Soledad

      @Hideki try reading history first before posting NAGMUMUKHA KA LANG TANGA! Ninoy’s report of the Jabidah Massacre is already AFTER
      Marcos backed out of his plan and decided to have those poor Muslim soldiers
      killed. And you know what Marcos did next? He abandoned his claim on Sabah in
      order to appease Malaysia, so that ASEAN can be founded. Now you know the truth
      yet or you just want to learn selectively the truth?

      • 33Sambuang2

        to kasing mga hinayupak na to na galit sa mga aquino, magiimbento ng kwento. katangahan yan.

      • Dexter Salas

        Agree. These people are row 4 sa history tapos pacomment-comment pa. Tambay na lang sila sa computer shop at mag DOTA kesa sumali sa mga comment section na nangangailangan ng kahit konting utak lang.

  • tarikan

    Ano ngayon ang say mo PNoy? Can you call a spade a spade? Pag kinampihan mo si Maliksi eh anak ka ng lintik talaga, walang prinsepyo, walang isang salita, walang asawa.

    • 33Sambuang2

      di nyo pa alam ang move ni pnoy kaya di kayo dapat magjudge.

  • johnlagrimas

    Saan na ang bukambibig ni Aquino na pag sa daang matuwid, Maliksi ang dapat nasa isip.

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/3GHRLDIOQBDNBI54IPJMWFP45A Johnny

    This is not fair.

  • http://www.facebook.com/dennis.sanchez.391082 Dennis Sanchez


  • generalproblem

    itong si zubiri nagrereklamo eh nung sya ang pinapalayas sa senado kapit tuko sya hahahaha.

    • TuwadNaDaan

      anong kapit tuko….di ba siya nag resign…? tulog ka pa ata..utoy..!!!

      • 33Sambuang2

        nagresign dahil buking.

      • generalproblem

        tanga nag resign sya dahil buking na buking na sya. after 4 yrs saka nag resign dahil apat na taon syang kapit tuko. magbasa ka lagi ng balita ng dika nahuhuli. patuwarin kita dyan eh. cg tuwad

  • bagombong

    sa sobrang pakikialam sa lahat ng branches ng gobyerno, ayaw ng sumunod ang mga tao sa utos nila, ganyan na rin katindi ang pulitika ka sa atin, patigasan ng titi ang unang lalambot ..talo…


      FOI walang titi si GWEN lol

  • Marina28

    LOL, Zubiri, look who’s talking. Ikaw nga eh nag-take your time in vacating the senate seat that is not yours.

  • kismaytami

    Migz, hindi na dapat iniingay pa kung ano ang magiging aksyon ni abnoy sa isyu ng Imus. Automatic na ang sagot diyan… dahil ka-LiPi si maliksi ay isa na namang malaking Noynoying ang magaganap. Sa palagay ko nga ipagtatanggol pa ni abnoy yung pekeng mayor eh.

  • kilabot

    ganyan si noykapon,
    pag kalaban maliksi magsalita,
    pag kakampi binay-binay lang.

    malamang si noykapon pa magbibigay ng glue kay maliksi.

  • TuwadNaDaan

    Yan ang Tuwad na Daan ni Mang Simeon a.k.a Budex 007….pag member nang KKK abswelto na sa kanya like Grace Padaca, Torres and Puno ngunit pag hindi kakampi hinusgahan na nya at sinabing kampon ni GMA….sino kaya ang mga kampon ni GMA, Pork Drilon, Palengkera Roxas at si Mang Simeon (Mabuhay Team Patay Malaysia…..)!!!!

  • mad_as_Hamlet

    “He said the President should treat officials equally.
    “What is sauce for the [goose is] sauce for the gander,” he added. ”

    I agree. Maybe the President ran out of sauce.

  • pasaway008ako

    Ang SC ang magpa-iral ng kanyang decision at hindi si Pnoy. Hindi naman siya nag nagbigay ng decision a. Kung ako ang SC, ipakakaladkad ko siya sa labas. ano ako, tao-tauhan lang?

  • BatangSingapore

    Mabuhay ka Zubiri at kakampi mo ang katotohanan. Kailangan ka ng senado Mr. Zubiri.

    Sigurado ako hindi na iimik si president abnoy sa tuwad tuwad niyang daan hahahahhahaha.

    • 33Sambuang2

      in your dreams.

    • Dexter Salas


  • BatangSingapore

    huwag natin iboto ang team patay aka team abnoy. lalong lalo na si BUM aquino huwag natin iboto dahil miyembro yan at kampon ni abnoy sa katarantaduhan hahahahhaha.

    • 33Sambuang2

      at least di naman sila magnanakaw tulad ng mga amo mo. anong napala ng sambayanan sa mga amo mo? kahirapan, sobrang kahirapan dahil kahit busog ng busog na lalamon at lalamon pa din.

  • Noel

    This Pnoy administration is not free from double standard policy too like how it blames the past administrations.

  • Palku Kha

    sige mga KKK,wag kayong matakot gumawa ng labag sa batas,gayahin ninyo si Echivirre..si Noynoy bahala sa inyo. siya pa mag bayad sa pyansa, escorted by Mar…

  • sakinlang

    Mayor Maliksi, ano pa ang hinihintay mo? Alis diyan!!!! Paano natin mapapatalsik sa pwesto ang mga angkan ng Remulla at Revilla kung tutularan mo sila? Tulad nila, kapit bayawak ka rin ba sa pwesto? Hindi na tuko, bayawak na! Sige ikaw din, magiging kamukha ka ni Gwen Garcia! Nakakahiya! Tablan ka naman sana!

  • Palku Kha

    sige mga KKK, wag kayong matakot gumawa ng labag sa batas,gayahin ninyo si Echivvirre,si Noynoy ang bahala sa inyo.siya pa mag bayad sa pyansa, escorted by Mar…

  • sakinlang

    Mayor Maliksi, ano pa ang hinihintay mo? Alis diyan!!!! Paano natin mapapatalsik sa pwesto ang mga angkan ng Remulla at Revilla kung tutularan mo sila? Tulad nila, kapit bayawak ka rin ba sa pwesto? Hindi na tuko, bayawak na! Sige ikaw din, magiging kamukha ka ni Gwen Garcia! Nakakahiya! Tablan ka naman sana!

  • http://www.yahoo.com/ Jose Paman


  • fernan107

    zubiri,sawsaw ka ng sawsaw eh basa na ang papel , nagpapansin ka na lang..tumahimik ka na lang pagtuonan mo na ang pandaraya mo sa election baka sakali makalusot ka na naman…..ka indo naman..

  • JosengSisiw1

    A cheater daring the President; Aquino should not even blink.

    • nakatutok

      correct..he should keep on smiling..kahit walang nakakatawa…( may sariling mundo??)

  • nakatutok

    umasa ka pa Migs….pag kaalyado niya nakapikit mata niyan….

  • pabloo6293

    Ang fake senator pumapapel na naman. Gustong umepal pagkatapos ng kapalpakan sa debate nila ni Koko. Wala na, Boy-bistado ka na.

  • 33Sambuang2

    nagiingay na naman ang kawatan at cheater na to. manahimik ka na oi dahil di ka mananalo.

  • Dexter Salas

    Ampatuan…este Zubiri…sorry girl laglag ka na sa top 12 and still sliding further!


    Zubiri chismoso na mandaraya pa. kakahiya ka!

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_5TBFLMGYQ6VOQOSMUUFHOML5VE Archie B


    tama naman ang punto ni Zubiri a. bakit nga ba si Garcia ay ganun ang trato ni Aquino bakit Maliksi ay hindi?

    tsk tsk tsk wag naman kayong magbulagbulagan sa ginagawa ni Aquino. tama o mali ang punto ni Zubiri? yun ang sagutin ninyo.

  • disqusted0fu

    Mr. Zubiri, are you not aware of the new law under the Aquino admin? That no relatives, KKK, or allies of Pnoy are subject to punishment or consequences despite committing crimes? All of them are exempted from that. Ask the Department of Selective Justice, I’m sure De Lima is well aware of it.

  • Cardinal Sin

    Aquino is just as corrupt as Corona. PNoy is just as corrupt as America. Abnoy is just as corrupt as Golum. Birds of the same feather burn in hell together.

  • http://twitter.com/JuanTamadachij Juan Tamadachij

    Zubiri you are a lost cause. Its impossible to believe what comes out from the mouth of a liar and a cheat like you.

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