Binay disputes political dynasty, says it’s still up to the people to decide

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 Vice President Jejomar Binay leads the proclamation rally of the United Nationalist Alliance on Wednesday in Makati City. He discusses the virtues of his son, re-electionist Mayor Junjun Binay. Video by Noy Morcoso/INQUIRER.net

MANILA, Philippines—With two of his children seeking re-election in Makati City, Vice President Jejomar Binay reiterated Wednesday that while being charged of dynasty, it is still the collective power of the public that will appoint a candidate to an elective post.

Binay personally endorsed his children—Jejomar Erwin “Junjun” and Mar-Len Abigail—as they seek re-election as mayor and congresswoman, respectively, during a proclamation rally of the United Nationalist Alliance for their local bets in a make-shift stage at the corner of Chino Roces Avenue and Pablo Ocampo Street Extension in Makati City.

His eldest daughter, Nancy, on the other hand, is vying for a senatorial position.

“Hindi porket anak, magulang, pinsan, magkakamag anak nananalo . . . Ang importante . . . kayo naman ang boboto (It’s not enough that one’s sibling, parent or relative will win. What’s important is, you’re the one who’s going to vote),” Binay told the crowd of UNA supporters that were estimated to be around 5,000 during the peak of the event.

Makati City has been a known bailiwick of the Binay family since Jejomar first won as Mayor in the late 1980s, after he was appointed as officer-in-charge of the city by President Corazon Aqui

Vice President Jejomar Binay speaks to the crowd of Makati resident during the proclamation rally of United Nationalist Alliance’s local candidates.

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He took as reference the elections in Manila where a son or a daughter of an incumbent or former politician attempts to win a seat, but failed.

The older Binay said the Philippines is among the countries who gives a big deal on political dynasty.

Meanwhile, Jejomar congratulated Nancy for placing high on the latest Pulse Survey.

Jejomar also boasted of benefits that are unique to Makati, of which includes a pension program for old citizens that are more than 70 years old. Their stipend ranges from P2,000 to P100,000.

In an interview, Junjun said that if he gets elected again, he will continue building schools, hospitals, health centers, barangay hall, and sustain benefits for senior citizens, as well as for children.

He also said that the local government shoulders uniform for its students.

Junjun’s running mate for the Vice Mayor post is Marge de Veyra.

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  • $18209031

    Oligarkis is what the Espanioles coloniales have handed to the Pino Nation. This was their way of controling the colonies during the time. As long as these oligarkies looked up to the King of Espana and give their dues. Then they will have protection from the Armas de Espana.

  • quirinomayer

    Up to the people – what kind of reasoning is that? The Filipino electorate is so stupid it has put misfits like Lapid and the Revillas in the Senate. The electorate of Makati are so clueless they have installed the Binays as their monarchy despite the unexplained wealth.

    The victory of Nancy Binay who would be unheard of if his father was somebody else will just be another incontrovertible proof that Filipinos could not be trusted to elect the best and the most fit to lead them.

    Up to the people indeed. That’s the reasoning of notorious opportunists like Binay and Joseph Estrada. Down with these scum.

    • padrefaura

      ikaw na ang nagsabi na bobo ang mga filipino. porket hindi mo gusto ang binoboto ng nakakarami, stupid na sila? eh para saan pa ang demokrasya? patawa ka talaga. gusto nyo demokrasya pero ang tingin nyo sa desisyon ng nkakarami at kabobohan. imbes na nagpopost ka ng mga ganito, umpisahan mo ang voter education para mawala na ang dynasties na ito. face it, the law. or lack of it, is on their side.

      • dabianang_payat

        madami naman talagang bobong botante, pumunta ka sa mga mahihirap na lugar, o probinsiya, yung iba bigyan lang ng konteng pera may utang na loob na, iboboto na un nag bigay ng pera, kesa naman daw sa ibang kandidato hindi nag bibigay. ang hindi nila alam un nag bbigay ng pera un ang mas nangungurakot para maibalik un ginastos nila at may tubo pa.

      • padrefaura

        madaling tawagin silang bobo dahil wala ka sa lugar nila. alam ko mas maginhawa ang buhay mo sa kanila. pero ikaw ba, may nagawa na ba para sa kanila? at the very least, you tried educating them? yan ang mahirap sa atin. andaling magtawag ng bobo o tanga sa mga taong hindi natin naiintindihan ang kalagayan.

      • akoypinoi

        Parefaura, alam kong wala akong nagawa para sa kanila pero di tulad ng mga taong nasa dynasty na they are taking for granted of these people’s weakness; alam nilang marami ang mahihirap na botante kaya binibili ang boto. Palagay mo ba maging bilyonaryo si Binay o Estrada kung kabutihan ang ginagawa sa gobyerno? Kaya gusto nila buong pamilya na nasa pwesto para malaki ang kita nila.

      • padrefaura

        precisely! human nature yan. kung makakalaman, lalamang. im not saying tama yan pero talagang ganun ang buhay. walang mangyayari sa pag post natin dito na galit tayo sa mga estrada, binay, aquino, cojuangco, etc. ang solution dyan ang hanapin natin. kung ganito lang tayo, nakikita ko na hanggang maging presidente si bimby, andito lang tayo reklamo ng reklamo na political dynasties.

      • http://www.nephi-malit.com/ Nephi Malit

        Hindi nakakabuti ang pure na demokrasya. Sa libro lang, sa papel. Sa totoong buhay, hindi.

    • regd

      Kaya nga BOBOto mga BOBOtante!

    • $19543087

      Amen to that!

    • Batang Altura

      ang importante sa ibang botante ay ang mag-kapera tuwing may eleksyon kahit bwaya iboboto pag nabigyan ng pera, tapos ng eleksyon nag-iiyakan sa kalagayan nila wala daw ginagawa ang ibinoto nila , sinisisi ang lahat hindi ang sarili na nag-lagay sa opisyal nila..nakakalungkot, isang halimbawa iton mga Binays pera gingamit sa eleksyon kaya kahit sino itapat mo tatalunin, tapos sasabihin gusto ng tao..GISING PINOY!!!

  • superpilipinas

    POLITICAL DYNASTIES ARE BAAADDD for the Philippines.

    The fact that Nancy Binay is running without any significant experience is the best reason. The fact is that she is just riding on her last name.

    The Binay’s accomplishment is not extraordinary and should even be rated as mediocre. With the huge taxes the very rich people and huge businesses in Makati pay to the local government, the services and benefits provided are really not commensurate.

    I would consider Marikina or Las Pinas to still be the better cities when it comes to tax to benefit/services ratio.

  • AlexanderAmproz

    Steal and kill as much as you can,
    more respected you will be in this violences and robbery inherited kingdom.

    Palparan wasn’t promoted, not only best soldier of the year but General !

    Marcos family isn’t a show of heros ?

    Wrong is right, right is wrong in this former Clergy colonial feudal “paradise”,
    evolutions are keept forgotten to preserve untouched undue privileges.

  • farmerpo

    Ay oo nga naman. To hell with the constitution. Di naman nakakain yun. Hanggang di nilalagyan ng mga dynastic politician ng enabling law yang anti dynasty provision na nasa constitution, manigas kayo, at di wag nyo iboto mga anak namin. Ano, me reklamo? Mag senatong,tongresman o mayor muna kayo! Vote for us, abusive politicians, malakas magbigay ng barya at noodles. Tulad halimbawa ng Binay family, di ba, mula sa wala ngayon billionaire na pero naman, subukan mag birthday sa makati, wala kang pera, padadalhan ka nila ng cake at pansit. O ano di ba, di ba? Lalo na sa patay, maski arkilado lang, may pamerienda pa sa nagsasakla. Ano pa ang gusto nyo?

  • captainramius

    Para bang e tatapon ako ng basura dito sa kalye kong wala mag reklamo e sige tama lang ako ? ganon ba Binay ? Yong anak mo na pang bahay lang experience at personal secretary mo pwede na senador cuz anak mo sya bakit wala na ba qualified na filipino dyan na pwede e endorse mo sa UNA as senatorial ticket . ano klase kang Pilipino Leader ang mga anak mo lang ang tinitingnan mo dyan pa lang nakakatakot na ang familia mo na bigyan ng lahat na position sa govt.

  • norman1211

    this TRAPO is insulting the Filipino voters….NO to POLITICAL DYNASTY

  • http://totocausing.com Berteni Cataluña Causing

    POLITICAL DYNASTY’S DEFINITION IS LIKE THAT OF NEPOTISM

    By BERTENI “TOTO” CATALUÑA CAUSING
    Author of the book entitled “Simplified Libel Law in the Philippines”

    The wisdom behind prohibition against NEPOTISM is substantially the same as POLITICAL DYNASTY.

    Under
    the present laws, it is prohibited for any appointing authority to
    appoint a relative to the fourth degree of affinity or consanguinity.
    One reason here is the law avoids the possibility–to repeat, mere
    possibility–that the appointing power and his appointees will raid and
    abuse the office where they serve.

    Please take note that one
    thing in common between the law against nepotism and the Constitutional
    declaration against political dynasty is that both seek to avoid only
    the “possibility” and not the actual happening of a possibility.

    Another thing that is common between the two is that not all persons involved in nepotism or political dynasty are bad.

    But
    again, even if there are good nepotism appointments, as there are good
    political dynasties, too, the law and the constitution prohibit nepotism
    nevertheless.

    If nepotism is defined as an act of tending to
    collect, concentrate and perpetuate powers in the clan concerned, so is
    political dynasty.

    The only difference between nepotism and
    political dynasty is in the manner of getting the office: in Nepotism it
    is through appointment while in Political Dynasty it is through
    election.

    Those who are for allowance of political dynasties may
    argue that we have to respect the voice of the people, too, who voted
    relatives to virtually all powerful offices or to one high office in
    perpetuity.

    However, the argument that the voice of the people is
    the voice of God so that it must be respected is true only if there is
    that REAL and GENUINE election.

    In our country, there is no such a thing as GENUINE ELECTION.

    This is because of the fact that MAJORITY OF THE VOTERS HAVE NO GENUINE FREE CHOICE AND FREE WILL TO CHOOSE.

    This
    lack of genuine freedom to vote is due to the fact that majority of the
    voters are either easily bought in local elections where it is already a
    tradition that only those who can buy votes can win or easily swayed
    when there is a sustained expensive national campaign advertisements
    that only those national candidates who have plenty of money can mount
    and maintain. When added with a name to boot, a candidate would have a
    bigger edge as in JV EJERCITO who suffixed his name with “ESTRADA” and
    BAM AQUINO.

    • jHdz

      Tama ka tatang bertini. Aprub! hehehehe.

      • http://totocausing.com Berteni Cataluña Causing

        Maraming salamat, Jetthro

  • Eddie AAA Calderon

    Political dynasty deprives others who like to run for elected offices the opportunity to be elected given the political mentality and character of our voters who are more attuned to voting someone they know because of their parents than those who are new to politics. Many academicians have characterised our voters as not independent minded and logical enough to choose the right candidates for offices. A lot succumbs to being bought for their votes.

  • RNKR2005

    Would you let someone, without any training or medical degree or experience, perfom surgery on you just because his/her parent is the world’s top surgeon?
    The benefits of Makati’s residents are not because of the talents of it’s leaders; it is the result of the enormous tax collections it gets from numerous corporations that happen to have their headquarters in Makati. The Binays shouldn’t brag about these. It’s relatively easier to manage a city that has lots and lots of money

  • tra6Gpeche

    If you were Mr. Jejomar Binay would you answer differently? In the Philippines? No sir!

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100002412025550 Jesus Salamat Valerio

    nagbabasa ka ba ng contitution na bawal ang dynasty d2 sa pinas….BOBO!

  • Fancy Tan

    The people already speaks up. NO TO “POLITICAL DYNASTY”..

  • Hellomr

    Main source of their income is politics that’s why ….. They don’t believe with other Pilipino they only believe of themselves .

  • Hellomr

    Wala na silang alam na trabaho kundi politica lang… Kaya kapit tuko sa trabaho….

  • UrHONOR

    NANG-HOLD-UP si CANUTO ng bangko, tapos pinamigay nya ang ilan sa mga kapit-bahay at sa ibang mga tao sa kalye nya. Nang mahuli siya, sabi nya sa mga alagad ng batas, “Hindi masama ang ginawa ko. Itanong pa ninyo sa mga tao dito sa kalye namin…kahit na mga kapit-bahay ko kung may nagawa akong masama….lalo na sa kanila!” NATURAL… ipagpapalit ba si Canuto ng mga nakinabang sa kanyang kawalang-hiyaan sa kahit na ano? Sa katunayan, kung maaari nga lamang, e, mang-hold-up-na-ng-mag-hold-up itong si Canuto para lalong maraming pakinabang ang kanyang mga nabibiyayaan.

    Para mapalapit sa tao ang TNL na pamilyang yan, binabahagian nila ang mga nakapaligid sa kanila ng mga ktong, tngpats, gayla, overpraysing, multong empleyado, kommish, condos, ampb mga rakets. Kahit na sino pa ang iboto, huwag na yang subok na masiba, subok na madada.

  • prince_janus

    Wala kayon sense of delikadeza Binay. Pwe… Gahaman talaga kayo sa kapangyarihan. Pansariling kapakanan lang ang inaatupag nyo!

  • Paking

    Unacceptable reasoning! Obviously, self serving. I insist that there shall be a selection process where only “the morally upright and the best and the brightest” are qualified to run for elected positions in the government. Alam nating “bobo” ang karamihang mamboboto at sinasamantala ito nang mga political dynasties na tulad ng pamilya Binay. Mas maraming magagaling at matatalinong Filipino kumpara sa pamilya Binay ngunit dahil sa pagka-gahaman sa kapangyarihan, ayaw bigyan nang pagkakataon ang iba at sinasarili ang kapangyarihan para mamuno sa bayan. Tapos sasabihing pinili sila ng taong bayan. Pambobola! Kung tapat ka sa bayan Binay, pagbigyan mo yong iba na mas malinis ang pagkatao at mahusay kaysa sa .yong pamilya at baka sakaling mabawasan ang kurakot at uunlad ang Pilipinas!

  • padrefaura

    these people who claim that the only way to remove dynasties is when no one will elect them. well, with the law, or lack of it, that we have, they have a point. the solution? voter education. no amount of complaining by us will do any good unless we act properly by educating voters.

  • kunsabagay

    up to the people? kasi and daming botanteng di gaano nag iisip and politicians like you take advantage of this.

    ibig sabihin ba na wala kang kakayahan na mag desisyon para sa sarili mo at sambayanan at magtatago ka na lang sa katagang “up to the people’?

  • regd

    This monkey is shamelessly endorsing dynasty because the voting chimps allowed him to! And when you let monkeys walk all over you, THEY WILL WALK ALL OVER YOU!

  • lennonpaul

    Binay is saying that among the 90MIllion pinoys..they are the only 1 capable of giving good services in Makati….they are gods..

  • http://totocausing.com Berteni Cataluña Causing

    In MAKATI — VOTE ATTY. RENE BONDAL FOR MAYOR

    Over and above the proven capacity to perform his work as an
    experienced lawyer and as a barangay chairman, DESTROY BINAY DYNASTY IS
    THE ORDER OF THE DAY why I am urging all my relatives, clients and
    friends in Makati to GIVE IT ALL FOR RENE BONDAL.

    For decades, the check-and-balance system has disappeared in Makati.

    That man who once fascinated Makati
    with his being a human rights lawyer during the time of the Marcos
    dictatorship turned up to BUILD AN EMPIRE and destroy in the process
    that noble check-and-balance system.

    He started out as an
    officer-in-charge mayor courtesy of then Interior Secretary Nene
    Pimentel, one of the strongest men of then President Cory Aquino.

    So that his political capital was his being a member of PDP or Partido
    Demokratikong Pilipino (PDP), whose head then was Nene, the most
    reputable son of Cagayan de Oro that time. He also got help from another
    Cory strongman Joker Arroyo.

    That past compared to today when
    the Kingdom of Binay is as impermeable and as invincible as The Great
    Wall of China made that man named Atty. Jejomar Binay a political genius
    of sort.

    While sitting as the OIC mayor, Jejomar slowly build
    his “sultanate” on his populist ideas made into action. He embarked on
    the “Yellow Card” idea that has proven to be a lot of success. The poor
    of Makati felt the goodness of the program. My bestfriend, Alden Alag,
    said that at the start of his being OIC mayor Jejomar or Jojo would walk
    every morning in the slums of Makati complete with medicine kit and
    others shake hands with the people and once he would see having some
    illness like headaches, cough or whatever, the medicine was right there
    and then.

    In fact, I credit Jojo Binay as the originator of
    this kind of politicking that virtually all others in the Philippines
    has copied. For one, he has been so successful. Indeed, no one can argue
    against success.

    Along the way, Jojo has been accused of
    thievery of the City’s money. But not one of those charges has
    succeeded. The closest his opponents could get against Jojo was when
    Gloria Arroyo administration got a suspension order on accusations of
    plunder, which did not succeed because all the opposition against
    Gloria, including Cory herself, ran to his side to form a barricade
    against the team that was to serve the suspension. In P-Noy’s time, his
    wife has been indicted at the Sandiganbayan.

    Along the way,
    Binay felled every sleuthing “crusader” who would dare venture against
    him, including Iloilo congressman Boboy Syjuco and retired general Ramon
    Montaño who now runs as an independent senatorial candidate.

    Binay was among the first to circumvent the law against three-term
    limits. When his time was up that he cannot legally run for mayor, he
    fielded his wife Dr. Binay to keep the kingdom in his hands. After
    that, he took back the helm before running for Vice-President under the
    theme “Ganito Kami sa Makati.”

    When he ran to get the biggest
    prize so far that he won the vice-presidency, he left the throne to
    able-bodied son Junjun Binay with daughter Atty. Abigail Binay aside as
    the congresswoman of one of the two seats in the city.

    He is
    now at his fingertip to reach the goal to become PRESIDENT JOJO BINAY.
    He is running too high on all surveys that no one can defeat him. But he
    never slows down. He showed more enthusiasm to build his kingdom
    stronger that he fielded his other daughter Nancy Binay to the
    senatorial lineup of the major opposition party against the
    administration of P-Noy. Now, the surveys show Nancy in the winning
    circle despite the fact that her major qualification is only for being a
    daughter of V-Nay.

    All these platforms now appear ready for
    his eventual running for president in 2016 and he appears unconquerable
    that it could be said that even the strongest opponent in Mar Roxas will
    surely fail to sway.

    Despite all these, I am urging all my
    clients, friends in Facebook and elsewhere, and relatives in Makati to
    DESTROY THE BASE OF THE IMMORAL KINGDOM.

    Let us all rise and say: “TAMA NA, SOBRA NA, BITAY NA!”

    Let us rally behind ATTY. RENE BONDAL!

    For lack of money, Atty. Bondal, a former barangay chairman in Makati, just go house-to-house in his campaign.

    I believe that with the daily rounds, I believe that with the
    passionate and meaningful campaign help from meaningful people, I
    believe that with the passion of Atty. Bondal, the clouds that prevent
    the people to see the sun shining will fall and bring flood to destroy
    that kingdom!

    TULUNGAN PO NATIN SI RENE BONDAL!

  • Karabkatab

    As if most of the voters are that independent and educated para masabi ni Binay na sila ang finally mag de decide kung sino ang nararapat na piliiin. Di ba pera pera lang election sa Pinas?

  • koolkid_inthehouse

    Filipinos are zombies specifically populating Makati.

  • boybakal

    The Binays are like the Kennedys of the US.
    Their family, sons, daughters, uncle, nieces, nephews are in politics.
    But nobody complain of political dynasty as people decides who they want to govern.

    Just like the Binays of Makati, they are political family.
    Their future to be servants lies in the hands of the people.
    The Binays are all elected not appointed….They are not Dynasty but Sovereignty.

    • every.thing

      nice doggie. how does your dog food taste?

    • Cool LahgotzMO

      SING KAPAL naman ng bato ang statement mo. Siguro ganon din ang pagmumukha mo. LOL

  • $19543087

    Is this Binay stupid or what? It is in the constitution prohibiting political dynasty. Just because there is no enabling law you will totally ignore what the constitution wants? Eh kung hindi ka booobooo at gaaaagoooo ay ano ka? Maitim na maligno!

  • NAGMAMARUNONG

    sir, ‘pag mag-retire ka after, siguraduhin mo na prepared na ang grandson o granddaughter for the mayorship of makati o pagka senador. that way assured ang kanilang hanapbuhay. we rob you makati we rob the piripins.

  • Doods Abala

    Totoo ang kasabihang ang alipin noon ay ang mapang-alipin ngayon. Noong panahon ng martial law ay sigaw sina Binay ng sigaw ng pagbabago, ngunit ngayon e di rin sila naiba sa pinaalis nilang si Marcos.
    Weder weder lang talaga…..PWE!!!

  • DinngMae

    Pakapalan lang ng mukha at pakapalan lang ng bulsa.

    This is the only message that the Binay dynasty would like to convey to the Filipino people when he said that it’s up to the Filipino people to decide. However, the issue here is not mere political dynasty. It is only a smokescreen to a deeper and more troubling question of corruption the vice president committed in his entire tenure.

    There is no question that when one hears the name Binay, a spectacle of graft rides with it. The mere fact that almost his entire family is in politics is already a continuing act of corruption. Binay is the only name in politics that made the taxpayer’s money as a source of family income.

    Previous and present senior executives of the Makati city government could testify on the insatiable greed of vice president Binay when he was the incumbent mayor. The same officials are also witnesses on how Binay cheated in every elections, ensuring his poll victory.

    Makati is already a progressive city even before Binay was appointed by Pres. Cory. The city’s source of income is deprived mostly in the central business district which the Ayalas built. Ironically, it also became Binay’s source of wealth. If you want to do business in Makati, be sure to fill my pocket is Binay’s vision.

    The mafioso family’s, led by monochromatic Binay, policy is simple – cough up 20% for every transaction. For the booming real estate, it’s 20% plus a unit or a piece of your building for permit approval.

    The Makati City Hall building was built with cost overruns. In every floor, in every furniture, in every room, expect the 20% dirty hands of Binay written on it. Yes, Binay built modern barangay centers to make the local populace happy and his pocket full of happiness as well. Twenty percent was the on-going rate until today.

    Binay bought a farm lot in Batangas and expanded it into an hacienda. His wife, Dr. Elenita Binay, is fond of orchids and turned the vast expanse into manicured lawns by using government resources – both manpower and equipment – courtesy of the city’s department of engineering. In fact, some city employees were assigned in Batangas for the hacienda’s beautification.

    Binay was an urban terrorist during the time of Marcos. He was a member of Gerilyang Anakpawis (GAP) which is the sole terrorist organization behind the bombings that saw deaths and injuries to many people. There is blood in his hands.

    The resort-like beauty of the Binay hacienda is only skin deep because within it is an armory which members of the New People’s Army raided before. This armory is an evidence of Binay’s penchant for violence and his willingness to use force if his unexplained voluminous wealth is threatened.

    Needless to say, Binay will use force if he becomes the country’s chief executive in order to extract more wealth from the people.

  • virgoyap

    Binay must look at the mirror to see if what he is doing is appropriate instead of relying it to the people. He knew very much that up to now many electorate are still immature voters. They are more interested in popularity than on dynasty.

  • kilabot

    strange that binay’s can’t be defeated in makati.
    they must have a connection with the locals;
    the asistio in caloocan is no longer invincible;
    so are the lopez and atienza of manila;
    or the yabut of makati;
    or the belmonte, simon of qc;
    or the fernando of marikina;
    or the santos, olivares of paranaque;
    or the cuneta of pasay;
    what is with binay and estrada?
    what is with makati and sanjuan?

    • boybakal

      It means political dynasty is just a myth….a distorted thinking of mentally imbalance paranoid filipinos.
      When people tired of voting same candidates, they just don’t vote for them.
      For sure it will happen to Binay and Estrada soon.
      Don’t get too excited….their time will come too.
      You paranoid….

  • Rolly257

    Dapat imbistigahan ang yaman ng mga Binay.

  • http://www.nephi-malit.com/ Nephi Malit

    Maybe Filipinos do not deserve democracy.

    • every.thing

      and what would u recommend? a monarchy? a dictatorship? a military junta?

      • http://www.nephi-malit.com/ Nephi Malit

        Maybe a system where voting is an earned privilege, not a right. For example, maybe only people who actually pay income taxes should be allowed to vote on who decides where taxes are spent.

      • every.thing

        i have nothing against that, but u need to revise the constitution for that to happen. nobody in congress has the balls to amend the constitution. the politics of patronage must stop.

  • amelius23

    We can curb political dynasty if Comelec, CBCP, Namfrel, PPCRV,MAD and other civic oriented organization will band together and be a reckoning force in eliminating political dynasty which is a national anathema to the well being of our much maligned and taken for granted kababayan stakeholders. The mechanism of change is as follows:
    Any elected official from barrio captain to councilors, vice mayors and mayors, provincial board members to vice governors and governors, congressmen, senators, vice president and president will only be allowed a maximum tenure of office of 3 terms or equivalent of 9 years. After continuously servicing his elected position for 3 terms, the same elected official is not allowed to hibernate for 1 term and again run for the same position. What will be allowed only is the same elected official can vie for a position higher or a position lower than what he/she have served before, i.e. an elected mayor after completing 9 years of continuous service as mayor is only qualified to run as a board member, vice and governor and higher or vice mayor, councilor and lower, but he will not be allowed to run for the same position of mayor on future elections. The idea here is the same elected official cannot live for life and form a political dynasty because he/she is not sure if he/she can still garner the same command votes as what he/she obtained before.There are instances that when a retired gov. has his son run for the same position as his father, the son lost because he/she did not have the same political savvy as the father. Let constitutional expert Fr. Bernas appreciate the beauty of this anti dynasty bill proposal. This was an idea of the late “By the Way columnist Max Soliven” and is worth revisiting.

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Charles-Lynel-F-Joven/685946584 Charles Lynel F. Joven

    only the DUMB and STUPID will vote for people like Nancy and Jejomar B…

  • Vlad D. Impaler

    KAPAL NG MUKHA MO NEGRO!

  • pedro Bato

    Mayor, congresswoman at senatorial candidates ang mga anak ! Grabe na yan !! Ginawa ng negosyo ang pulitika ! Mas profitable ang pulitika kaysa mag practice ng law sa Pilipinas !!

    The so called progress in Makati is artificial only. . .Hwag tayong maniwala dyan !! there are so many jobless people there. . crime rate especially drug cases is high. . you go to the barangays and you will see the real situation in Makati. . illegal jeepney terminals with so many undisciplined hoodlum barkers causing traffic. . illegal taxi terminals where passengers have to pay taxi barkers P10 just to be able to ride a taxi. . . . and the local government is doing nothing to protect the people. . ang mga tao naman po ay natutong umasa na lang sa lokal na gobyerno . . na bigay lang ng bigay para lang makuha ang boto kada eleksyon. . ni hindi naglilinis ng tapat- tapat ng bahay ang mga tao, . . asa lahat sa mga binabayarang metro aide . .Anong klaseng progreso yan?

    Ayaw ko na sa mga political Dynasties ! Its end results are collusion and corruption !! Kitang kita na yan sa Makati !! Ibasura ang mga political dynasties sa darating na halalan !

  • superlucky2

    BINAY HUWAG MO NAMAN INSULTUHIN ANG MGA VOTERS.. ANG MGA BINAY’s AY TALAGANG MGA SWAPANG.. BASTA BINAY.. SIGURADONG MAG-NANAKAW..

  • JosengSisiw1

    baka naman may nakaka alam sa inyo kung sino ang kabit ni binay, hindi kaya kandidato rin yan ngayon…how about yung anak nya sa labas, meron bang tatakbo? pinsan? bayaw? lolo? pamangkin? tiyahin baka pati katulong nya kandidato?

  • JosengSisiw1

    pero sa tutuo lang ang sabi ni binay ay ganito “inggit lang kayo”

  • boybakal

    Binays are not political Dynasty….they are people of Makati’s Sovereignty.
    They keep on winning as they are good public servants though they look kasambahay.
    That’s what people of Makati likes, their own.

    • Cool LahgotzMO

      Bulok na yan pautot mo

  • AllaMo

    All pols that have get (of horse’s assses) in this year’s political races have two things in common. They are happy to give the finger to the Constitution (whatever and however they rationalize their bent). And, they will continue to screw the electorate if they have their way. Please dump all dynastic pretenders now.

  • $44479964

    If this guy becomes President in 2016, the future of this country is as dark as his skin.

  • pedro Bato

    Mayor, congresswoman at senatorial candidates ang mga anak ! Grabe na yan !! Ginawa ng negosyo ang pulitika ! Mas profitable ang pulitika kaysa mag practice ng law sa Pilipinas !!

    The so called progress in Makati is artificial only. . .Hwag tayong maniwala dyan !! there are so many jobless people and beggars in Makati. . .. . . yes , you go there to see them yourself . . . . crime rate especially drug cases and hold ups/snatchings is high. . you go to the barangays and you will see the real situation in Makati. . illegal jeepney terminals with so many undisciplined hoodlum barkers causing traffic. . illegal taxi terminals where passengers have to pay taxi barkers P10 just to be able to ride a taxi. . .out-of- school watch your car boys forcing car owners to give them money, . undisciplined tricycle drivers who park their tricycles anywhere thereby obstructing traffic . . .and other acts of anarchy contributing to breakdown of order in many areas in Makati. . . . and the local government is doing nothing to protect the people. . ang mga tao naman po ay natutong umasa na lang sa lokal na gobyerno . . na bigay lang ng bigay para lang makuha ang boto kada eleksyon. . ni hindi naglilinis ng tapat- tapat ng bahay ang mga tao, . . asa lahat sa mga binabayarang metro aide . .Anong klaseng progreso yan?

    Ibasura ang mga political Dynasties ! Its end results are collusion and corruption !! Kitang kita na yan sa Makati !! Ibasura ang mga political dynasties sa darating na halalan !

  • Cool LahgotzMO

    SING KAPAL NG DI MATIBAG NA BATO PAGMUMUKHA NITONG MALIGNO NA TO. WALANG DELIKADEZA ! SWAPANG !

  • palakasantayo

    Yeah… he will continue to build schools, hospitals, health centres, barangay halls, condos, etc. and every time a project like that push through the Binays will certainly ask and will get share of it before any building permits is granted. The more Makati build something under the Binays the more the Binays get rich. Get it …voters?

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