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New MILF attacks kill 7

Troops pursue rebels in Basilan, Lanao Norte


Suspected Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) guerrillas struck twice on Sunday, leaving five civilians and two more soldiers dead amid a rising clamor for swift military action against the perpetrators of the worst government losses in years.

The Western Mindanao Command (Wesmincom) reported that Hassan Asnawi, a commander of the MILF’s 114th Base Command, led a 50-strong force that ambushed a truck owned by a rubber cooperative in Basilan, leaving five civilians dead and eight others wounded.

In Sultan Naga Dimaporo in Lanao del Norte, armed men ambushed troops led by Lt. Col. Bagnum Gaerlan of the 5th Infantry Battalion, killing two soldiers and wounding four others.

Suspected MILF rebels also seized two schools in Zamboanga Sibugay on Saturday, police said.

The fatalities in the two attacks put the overall toll of lives in Mindanao in renewed violence last week at 33—28 of them soldiers and policemen. The dead included 19 killed in Basilan on Oct. 18 and seven on Oct. 21 in Zamboanga Sibugay.

Lt. Col. Randolph Cabangbang, Wesmincom spokesperson, said troops had been dispatched to pursue the rebels in Basilan and Lanao del Norte.

MILF chief negotiator Mohaqher Iqbal said a Malaysian-led International Monitoring Team headed by Maj. Gen. Dato Mahdi Bin Yusof had started investigating the Oct. 18 incident. He said the findings would be discussed upon the resumption of peace talks next month in Kuala Lumpur.

President Benigno Aquino III has promised relatives of the slain government troops that those behind the attacks would be hunted down, but he rejected growing calls for the government to review its peace talks with the MILF.

Mr. Aquino sacked the Army spokesperson, Col. Antonio Parlade, for telling reporters that the government should suspend negotiations with the MILF and go after the perpetrators of the Oct. 18 massacre.

Senators were divided on the President’s decision to pursue peace talks, but all of those interviewed by the Inquirer on Sunday were for immediate military action.

Daylight attack

In the House of Representatives, San Juan Rep. JV Ejercito urged Mr. Aquino to take a strong action against the rebels and warned against a coup d’etat from disgruntled soldiers. Other lawmakers dismissed the threat, saying the President’s high popularity rating would prevent a power grab.

Maj. Harold Cabunoc, the acting Army spokesperson, said Gaerlan’s troops were ambushed about 11 a.m. on Sunday while traversing the Tukuran-Parang Road at Barangay Payong in Sultan Naga Dimaporo.

Gaerlan, who was riding in a civilian vehicle, was unharmed. Those killed and injured were onboard a KM450 military truck.

Cpl. Benjamin Aguilar, who was among those wounded, identified the dead as Corporals Jonathan Anot and Rolly Duhaylungsod, and the wounded as Capt. Antonio Raymond Barnes, S/Sgt. Johnny Dayoc and Sgt. Jaime Tamayo.

“The identities of the assailants are unknown but the MILF has forces roaming around in the area. They don’t have an ‘area of temporary stay’ in that town,” Cabunoc said. “If it is established that the MILF is behind the ambush, this is a clear ceasefire violation.”

He said Col. Ricardo Visaya, commander of the 104th Infantry Brigade, had dispatched reinforcements backed by armored vehicles to pursue the perpetrators.

The initial report reaching the Army said Gaerlan was on his way to facilitate the surrender of two MILF members.

Rubber tappers

The Army said the rubber workers were ambushed at Sitio Along-Along between Barangay Upper Cabengbeng and Barangay Sapah Bulak in Sumisip, Basilan, around 5:30 a.m.

Cabunoc said those killed and injured were on a truck owned by Tumahubong Agrarian Reform Beneficiaries Inc. Development Cooperative that was used to haul rubber.

Killed were Renato Aligay, Junrel Langugon, Delord Johnson and Buenaventura Lugamay, all rubber tappers, and militiaman Fernando Tantalo. Wounded were workers Danilo Tonghay, Julibert Dingkong, Adzar Madjakin, Francisco Taklindo, Abdul Mot and Alfredo Rojas, and militiamen Gilbert Guevarra and Bonifacio Dagodog Jr.

Cabunoc said Army Scout Rangers were sent to go after the attackers. He said pursuit operations were allowed under ceasefire rules, pointing out the assault took place not in an “area of temporary stay” of the MILF.

Invoking the existing ceasefire agreement, the government did not pursue the MILF rebels who killed 19 Army Special Forces troops and wounded 14 others on Oct. 18 at Barangay Cambug in Al-Barka, Basilan.

The military, however, claimed the 41 Special Forces troops were 4 kilometers away from the recognized MILF “area of temporary stay” in Al-Barka when a large group of MILF rebels led by Dan Laksaw Asnawi ambushed them.

Local ceasefire

Chief Supt. Bienvenido Latag, police chief for the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao, said the latest MILF attacks happened after a local ceasefire agreement was reached with MILF representatives in Davao City on Saturday.

“We were assured that the harassment would stop beginning Sunday,” Latag said. He said the call for ceasefire had been relayed not just to the police but also to the military.

Von al Haq, MILF spokesperson, also expressed surprise at the weekend violence.

“How could that be when a ceasefire has been holding since Sunday?” he asked when told about reports of MILF forces occupying two public schools in Zamboanga Sibugay on Saturday night and the ambushes in Basilan and Lanao del Norte.

Al Haq said that during the meeting in Davao City on Saturday, both sides agreed to respect the ceasefire. “All units from various grounds were directed to respect the ceasefire and we made sure the directive transcended down to various commands,” he said.

Schools seized

On Saturday night, Senior Supt. Ruben Cariaga, police chief for Zamboanga Sibugay, reported that a certain Said, allegedly a commander of the MILF in Cotabato City, led some 150 men in occupying two public elementary schools in Talusan town.

Cariaga reported Said’s group destroyed some parts of Samonte Elementary School and took rice and two cows before moving to the adjacent village of Bulingan, where they also occupied Bulingan Elementary School.

Al Haq denied knowing Said. “We will check our records because we have so many commanders on the ground and his name is not so familiar to us,” he said.

“Since Saturday noon, all the units on the ground are under instruction to maintain defensive position and no one should move unless they are attacked,” Al Haq said.

“Where is our government? Basilan Bishop Martin Jumoad asked while saying a prayer for the slain rubber workers. “Who will feed their children now? I hope the national leaders will do something so that the people may feel that the government is doing something for them.”

With reports from Julie S. Alipala, Jeoffrey Maitem and Hernan dela Cruz, Inquirer Mindanao; Dona Z. Pazzibugan in Manila; AFP and AP


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Tags: dead government soldiers , MILF ambush , MILF attacks , MILF guerrillas , Moro Islamic Liberation Front , Sultan Naga Dimaporo , Wesmincom , Western Mindanao Command , Zamboanga Sibugay


  • Anonymous

    Giyera na kung giyera! Inuuto lang ata tayo nga MILF! Peace talk kunyari, banatan na!!

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_FHE3SLJLDR4PL27A563XPVGFSQ DAR

    CRAP! This Gov’t is so DUMB! Let’s give this criminals what they want! 

  • Mickey

    This is what happens when the Commander-in-Chief say’s there will be no pursuit operations against the MILF.
    What you say now Mr. President.?
    They are taking advantage of killing your troops because of your policy.
    This won’t be the last. Prepare more coffins for more soldiers dying.

  • Anonymous

    The question the Filipinos should ask is: Who is FUNDING the MILF? They surely cannot maintain their forces by themselves and doesn’t have authority to levy taxes on people. Is the MONEY COMING FROM MALAYSIA? IS IT COMING FROM SAUDI ARABIA? If there are countries giving them money, then they are culpable and had waged an indirect war against the Philippines.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_FHE3SLJLDR4PL27A563XPVGFSQ DAR

    Have you ever notice PDI never have any strong views about the rampage of this criminals? Look at the front page, Gadhafi, Donaire, Europe… Is this how yellow people BALANCE NEWS, Fearless Views?

  • Anonymous

    mga tol ok lang sa akin ang giyera, basta mauna kayo sa paglusob sa kalaban. problema kasi natin mayabang lang tayo habang nagkakape tayo dito sa maynila, at iba ang mga namamatay sa mindanao. bibilib ako sa inyo pero magsundalo muna kayo at magpadestino sa basilan. kung di nyo kaya e manahimik na muna kayo, puro lang kayo yabang at satsat habang iba ang mga mapapahamak sa satsat nyo.

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_FHE3SLJLDR4PL27A563XPVGFSQ DAR

      Not a problem, just ARMED us here in MIndanao, especially farmers, and people in the villages, ask your fliPNOY to issue that special permit ASAP!

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_5PGZA6WQW46QED7HFNWEDJ5EC4 Arnel

      tol..i agree with you personally  100%..dami sa atin mayabang at matapang habang nasa internet cafe o nagkwento kutsero sa barberia..

      dami kasi Balimbing at di muna iniisip bago magsalita..si Erap, Lacson, at Enrile..lahat naglingkod sa gobyerno..pero wala rin nagawa..masolve problem sa mindanao..their calls for all out war is not based on right thinking but based on popular opinions and emotions.. publicity hungry politicians..
      MOB MENTALITY..

  • Mickey

    There is time for diplomacy and time to swing the stick.
    Not only are soldiers being killed but also civilians.
    It’s fine and dandy when the government believes in a peaceful process to solve the problem. BUT it has to be both ways.
    How many times MUST the Philippine government turn a blind eye to these abuses? 
    How many soldiers and civilians MUST die to accomplish the peace talk?
    How may times must the MILF or its counter part abuse and kill with impunity before you say enough is enough?
    The AFP must be running out of body bags by now. 

  • Anonymous

    That’s a sham. Sultan Naga Dimaporo (SND), in Lanao del Norte, is the last place you’ll ever find a MILF rebel, because that place is infested with Barracudas. Barracuda is the private militia of the tyrant Dimaporos. There’s a high possibility that they’re the one who did it.
    Who knows, after all this revelation of COMELEC men in Lanao for the investigation of election fraud, and the upcoming ARMM governor appointment. There could be a connection.

  • Amiel Lopez

    ilang taon na ba tau mag pepeace talks? Ilang dugo pa ang dadanak? Kahit ilang beses namin tulungan sa training ang AFP, eh no imrovement kasi the AFP hands is tied and in addition, funds that we provide are being pocketed by the officers of the Armed Forces. Too many rules of engagement, corruption and retarded leaders in the government and Armed Forces of the Philippines while the kalaban is all out war against. The Philippine government is blinded and scared in taking action. I really wish na payagan nila kami mag deploy ng kahit 100 combatants in the Operation in the Philippines. 

    Solution: Since the government promoted Manny Pacman Paquiao to LtCol and gave him a Special Force patch on his uniform (Yes, he was promoted to be a Field Grade Officer in the Special Forces in the Philippines kaya rin sya may “Tan berret” and you can see it in his uniform), Send him to lead the fight…

  • Anonymous

    I will bet you my entire year’s salary the president “yellow juan tamad”s response tomorrow will be: “We are having this under investigation. I am on top of the situation. Promise (ala Inday Badiday).”

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_SKLTOQ6HCYLWC6IOLE3DQ27QNY johnny

    New MILF attacks kill 7…Latest PDI headlines. This is too much. Suspend the ceasefire but continue the peace talks and disregard the so called ATS. I am wondering why the gov’t. must sacked high ranking soldiers for openly giving their opinions about the recent atrocities done by the MILF. The gov’t. must take action hard especially in behalf for the FALLEN SOLDIERS and don’t wait to count another dead bodies…

  • Anonymous

    Actually, I will bet 2 year’s worth of my salary, president yellow juan tamad’s response tomorrow will be: “Unless the MILF kills more than 10,000 soldiers will I then believe the rumors that the MILF is breaking the truce.”

  • Anonymous

    Hmm….I will be 3 year’s worth my salary, president yellow juan tamad’s response tomorrow will be: Actually the response will be: “The president is on top of the situation. Promise.” Posted on Twitter as well.

  • Anonymous

    I will bet 4 year’s worth my salary, president yellow juan tamad’s response tomorrow will be: “sir 8:45am pa po! di po nagpapaistorbo (sa kanyang beauty sleep) si presidente hanggat walang pang alas nuebe”

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_XAVBAN5NS5HP26ZNU3HZ2Z5XAY Randy

    This is carnage…enough of these please! These latest victims of the terrorist aggressions have nothing to do with the government vs MILF, or with the other rebels” “bantay salakay” warfare.  Where are the law enforcers of our land? Where are the protectors of our lives? Calling all the brave Mindanaons…we need to reinvigorate the vigilante movements in our respected territories.  The government can’t protect us no more.  There is no sense waiting for any government interventions in times like these…especially with the weakling and coward el presidente that is sitting in Malacanang whose hands are busy playing video games.  Calling all the real and brave soldiers of the AFP…you have a sacred duty to protect us, especially us the “common tao” from any threats of our lives.  Your compatriots have been slaughtered, their bodies mutilated.  Your honor as men and women in uniform trampled and laughed at with by these bandits.  You’ve been maligned as ignorant and mere pawns-by-the-higher-ups because you gave more weight to the code of silence and oblivion, instead of doing what is it that defined your purpose.  You have no right to wear, and to be in that uniform ‘kung patuloy kayong magtatago o susunod-sunuran sa saya ng inyong mga among corrupt” Man up soldiers!

  • Anonymous

    I will bet you 5 years worth of my salary, president yellow juan tamad’s response tomorrow will be: “Gumuho man ang pinas, wala kayong magawa, dahil ako ang presidente, anak ako ni ninoy at ni cory. I am the chosen one!”

  • Anonymous

    Mr. President, while you fiddle with the peace process, the hemorrhage of our armed forces continues without let up. Families continue to lose their husbands and fathers and start staring at a future without their main support. With each body of our sacrificed soldiers in their respective home barangays becoming a reproach to the inadequate way the leadership of the country is responding to the contemptuous and murderous treatment by the MILF of our soldiers and the AFP already raging within against the constraints you have imposed on it visavis proper response to the aggression, it will not  be long from now when an upheaval against you will occur. Comes a time when these claims that you decide after a calm and deliberate consideration of the facts and also your high approval rating will no longer suffice to stem the rising tidal wave of indignation over the impunity and deceit of the MILF  and  over your virtual absence of resistance to the hostile actions  of the rebel group.

    Mr. President, come to your senses. Think about how the MILF are now picking up our soldiers like you do targets in the firing range. 26 soldiers in a week is too stiff a price to pay for the pursuit of uncertain peace. .

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_I5WCQRDKQRIUTJAYVC5SHVFAWY marcelo III

    Whats happening in Mindanao is a bit complicated. Its not impossible that their might be armed elements instigating violence to provoke war for their own gains. A thorough investigation should be done before jumping to conclusions. Should it be proven that MILF committed such atrocities then, a swift justice should be impose even at a high cost to instill lasting peace. I also think that Indonesia not Malaysia should be the  third party mediator to settle peace in Mindanao  since, there is a conflict of interest at hand. We have to take note that Malaysia fears the unity of our country for the reason that they might lose Sabah. I hope, that we Filipinos should realize this.

  • Anonymous

    Years from now, teachers will ask our grandchildren in history class. “Kids, what are the highlights of both Aquino administrations?” “Teacher, uso po ang Coup d’etat!!”

  • Anonymous

    “It is in vain, sir, to extenuate the matter. Gentlemen may cry, Peace, Peace– but there is no peace. The war is actually begun! The next gale that sweeps from the north will bring to our ears the clash of resounding arms! Our brethren are already in the field! Why stand we here idle? What is it that gentlemen wish? What would they have? Is life so dear, or peace so sweet, as to be purchased at the price of chains and slavery? Forbid it, Almighty God! I know not what course others may take; but as for me, give me liberty or give me death!”-by Patrick Henry 

    Pnoy-Now is the time to take hard actions fit for a strong leader. We don’t want a sissy leader. Read the above excerpts  of Patrick Henry’s “Give me Liberty Or Give me Death” and hope that you will re-think your position as this piece speaks highly of where we are now as a nation:

  • Anonymous

    If Pnoy declares all out war, his SWS survey will hit the ROOF!!!!! KULANG KULANG PA 1000% popularity rating!! Plus 10,000 pogi points!!! Plus 10,000 TNL rating!!!!

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_RQPBKLCOXZ2JTBNIE3SGLONJEY Shopaholik!

    Erap    -   Kamay na BAKAL ang ginamit sa MILF

    PeNoy -   Kamay ng BAKLA ang ginagamit sa MILF

  • Anonymous

    The president of philippine republic is just smiling while his men is dying in the field thier hands is tied with ceasefire … they can not retaliate by full force because of this inaction of the president … maybe the president is waiting that the military themselves will throw him outside malacanang … they are dying one by one everyday … this MILF TOP BRASS HAS NO FULL CONTROL OF THIER MEN IN THE FIELD THEY CAN DO WHAT THEY WANT … THEREFORE …. THERE WILL BE NO MORE NEGOTIATIONS … ALL OUT WAR AGAINTS THIS GROUP IS THE ONLY SOLUTIONS REMAINING IN THE TABLE …FULL FORCE OF THE MILITARY MUST APPLY … NOW !!!! …. this group of gangster DO NOT DESERVE TO LIVE … they must be erased from the history of mindanao …

  • http://twitter.com/MarLouWang Marlou Wang

    Kailan lang may armadong Malaysian na kasama sa  grupo nitong MILF. Bakit natin kailanngan ang Malaysia as mediator? Muslim country will of course side with MILF. Simple lang ang solution diyan. Exterminate them quickly! 

  • Anonymous

    Suggestion; open forum o debate ng mga leaders ng Milf/abusayyaf at kinatawan ng AFP/goverment  tapos may moderator din at saka question and answers ng mga audience at gawing internatioanal coverage. Palagay ko mas makabubuti sa mga rebelde kaysa sa mamugot,mag ambush, pumatay ay mangidnap na pa traydor.

  • Nic Legaspi

    I’m sure our dear President is still all-smiles when he faces the media regarding this issue… Way to go, PeNoy!

  • http://twitter.com/MarLouWang Marlou Wang

    Dinig ko parte ng perang pambili nila ng armas galing sa gobyerno, para sa improvement ng Mindanao, kaya iyon ‘binigyan mo ng tinapay, bato naman ang ipinukol sa ulo mo bilang kapalit’.

  • http://twitter.com/MarLouWang Marlou Wang

    Tama! Ubusin lahat sila pati na ‘yung pumunta ng Japan para kaharapin si PNoy.

  • Anonymous

    i am not surprise if the president will be on house arrest by the members of AFP……he is good a man but incapable..

  • Anonymous

    In a related development, some 200 armed MILF rebels who participated in the killing of 19 soldiers in
    Basilan arrived in Olutanga, Zamboanga del Sur, took civilian hostages, camped inside Olutanga’s Samonte Elementary School and then slaughtered two cows to partake and celebrate their several victories. Kaya yong mga sundalo ng 102nd Army Brigade andoon lang sila sa palibot habang tinatakaw ng mga rebelde ng litsong baka dahil may order si noynoy na “no hot pursuit operations” or “don’t touch the MILF. Valte, the Pinocchio spokesperson of Malacang, vehemently denies the existence of demoralization in the AFP. Kung ikaw kaya ang nasa katayuan ng sundalo doon Valte, di ka kaya madedemoralized? May baltik nga kayo lahat dyan sa palasyo.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_WYX4ZTAV4BUGW2RIMT45CPYBGA Pio Gante

    lecheng moderator

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_WYX4ZTAV4BUGW2RIMT45CPYBGA Pio Gante

      lecheng moderator!!! di malusotan

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_UOVXHRXWDYPTBKNF5YTIAPVUKM Lee Soleil

    El Presidente, ano pang ina antay mo para hulihin na yan mga bandido, hindi na kailangan ang negossasyon dyan.  kailangan pa ba kidnapin nila si Cris oh joshua ng mga kriminal na ito bago ka ba kumilos. 33 na ka tao ang namatay ngayon linggo na nawalan ng ama, anak na nagbubuhay sa kanilang pamilya.

  • http://twitter.com/ka_marks TheGUM

    It would be deeply tragic if there are nefarious groups who are plotting to provoke war and they succeed.  I don’t see the MILF nor the Aquino regime gaining anything tangible out of a total war.  Some vested interests stand to benefit though.  I hope cooler heads prevail.

    • http://twitter.com/toothpastesales be honest

      Name one vested interest.

  • Anonymous

    its really an OPEN SEASON for the philippines soldiers, the president of the philippines, that the Armed forces of the philippines, is now an open season Prey

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_RZ2UZXQZPLUCTQCDQAL3EO4FIM Maka

    hindi naman kailangan pang mag-announce pa ng all out war o i-suspend ang peace negotiation laban sa MILF eh, bugbugin mo muna ng surgical strike yung pinagkukutahan ng mga rebelde at kapag successful ang operation at nakaganti ka na, sabihin lang na normal na engkwentro at kapag pumalag ulit ang MILF bugbugin ulit, kailangan gantihan kaagad, gayahin ang mga Israeli.

  • Anonymous

    The soldiers of the Republic of the Philippines is under attack! Do you understand that? Pnoy???? Gising!

  • Anonymous

    at first i’m not with an all out war idea…but this again?!?! our soldiers are falling one by one! yeah! it’s an open season for our pitiful soldiers and innocent civilians….it’s very high time that these lawless muslims must be treated with harsh arm of the law…. please, save our soldiers…. they’re not TOY SOLDIERS!! 

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_GURBWYA3AIXC22EF6E6HIHRNQE Ornbort Vortingeresdemesus

      the death of one soldier is one too many. what else needs to happen?

  • http://twitter.com/toothpastesales be honest

    ” Area of Temperory Stay ” AOTS. Since its temperory, why dont the government  EVICT  them  ????
    The government can evict those ” illegal settlers ” forcefully in NCR, but chicken in Mindanao.

  • Anonymous

    Human security has drastically declined under this administration. The combination of an invisible and pathetic playstation president, an idiotic political adviser from AKBAYAN and another idiotic Secretary from the Office of the Tek-teka Adviser of a Playstation President (OTAPP) is….whew… just horrible for our country!

  • http://twitter.com/toothpastesales be honest

    Did you see the pic of Inquirer presenting a t-shirt to PNoy.
    That speaks a thousand words.

  • Anonymous

    ALL OUT WAR AGAINST THE TRAITOR MILF…

    • Anonymous

      aba at malakas na ang loob ni ztefertilizerscam. tinubuan ka na ba ng bayag?  bakit si penoy ay wala pa ring bayag.

  • franklyn flores

    Buti pang pinatapos nalang yung termino ni ERAP at matagal na sana tayong nag eenjoy sa mga magagandang white sand beaches at tanawin sa Mindanao…….PNOY you need to grow balls

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_2ZPLXB7KDA2DN2Z53IXWSKKAZU Kakashi

    looks like the milf cannot handle their dogs….or are they just unleashing it on purpose?

  • Anonymous

    It keeps on going,going,going,going,going,going,going,going,going,going,going,going,going………

  • Anonymous

    Si fertilizer scam nagiba ng tono. Kasi naman yon fertilizer walang napatay na tao di gaya ng MILF, tumubo pa ang mga halaman.
    Yan ang sinasabi ko, pulos allegation, samantalang ito real kitang  kita ang napapatay na sundalo.
    Ang maganda pa nito, one liner na lang si fertilizer scam. Good for you.

  • Anonymous

    “VON  AL HAQ, MILF spokesperson, also expressed surprise at the weekend violence where MILF attacks kill 7 .
    VALTE ABEGAIL, Pnoy spokesperson that we should be calm because of peace process.”

    This is disgusting. Those who are making terrorists act and pursuing peace are foreigners. Is Von Al Haq and Valte Abegail, germans or polish.
    That is why we cannot attain peace, for these people are not pinoys they are foreigners.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_2N27GU3QVHHWWKVNEDZ6VNGTEU Bobby

    While the President insisted peace-talks should continue, he warned the MILF his patience is running thin. His supporters say PNoy is never known for throwing bluffs, so it would be interesting to see if the insurgents will take the government’s warning seriously this time, or will they treat it with the usual grain of salt. Meanwhile, PNoy already asked for another study group to give him recommendation on this latest crisis. You see, people in Malacanang has been touting PNoy’s cool style in governing, saying he’s so deliberate and not one who decides on policy issues based on emotions. That explain why he’s such a sucker for study groups, they said. Whether he would abide by what that group ultimately decides is of course another matter. So far, three of those so-called studies went ‘north’, while PNoy decided to go ‘south’ anyway. How this one is going to turn out?..,your guess is as good as mine. More power to PNoy!

    • Anonymous

      While the President insisted peace-talks should continue, he warned the
      MILF his patience is running thin. His supporters say PNoy is never
      known for throwing bluffs, so it would be interesting to see if the
      insurgents will take the government’s warning seriously this time, or
      will they treat it with the usual grain of salt. Meanwhile, PNoy already
      asked for another study group to give him recommendation on this latest
      crisis. You see, people in Malacanang has been touting PNoy’s cool
      style in governing, saying he’s so deliberate and not one who decides on
      policy issues based on emotions. That explain why he’s such a sucker
      for study groups, they said. Whether he would abide by what that group
      ultimately decides is of course another matter. So far, three of those
      so-called studies went ‘north’, while PNoy decided to go ‘south’
      anyway. How this one is going to turn out?..,your guess is as good as
      mine. More power to PNoy! – Bobby

      Hanggag Kailan pa mangyayari yang bluff na yan. Ano yan laro ng poker?  Pag-ubos na ang sundalo natin?  Matagal ng ginagawa yan ng mga MILF and panloloko sa gobyerno. Ang kailangan gamitin sa MILF ay KAMAY NA BAKAL at hindi KAMAY NG BAKLA ng tulad kay PeNoy.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_VMUBJCKMXMR5CVQITA4KEXNURA Mang Dolphy

    Madali lang naman sana solusyon dito. Ibigay na lang sa MILF ang buong Basilan. Paalisin lahat ng sibilyan doon. Lahat ng tropa ng MILF ilagay doon. Pag nandoon na sila lahat, request sa US na hulugan ng isang 20megaton nuclear bomb. Bujado ang isla, burado ang problema. Di ba ayos?

  • Anonymous

    …Pnoy’s team should draw contingency plan in case the peace talks breaks down…the gov’t should never negotiate from a weak position…pnoy should muster all the support he can get…even from his critics in the senate…he should resolve to end this conflict…even if the talk fails…he should always reserve the element of surprise…it’s not too late to borrow Obama’s drone!!! … of course, only if we have the humility to ask…which we don’t…even at the expense of our ill prepared soldiers…God bless these kids and their families!

  • Anonymous

    …AFP should begin building up forces around the area in case the peace talks fails miserably…which is more likely to happen… this is spelling it out in so many words…Pnoy should show resolve…if he wants to end this…once..and for ALL…we want to see the tanks start rolling…special forces all geared up…and US consultants starts planing in…this is the only way to show resolve…and pnoy’s gov’t actually mean business…and start executing plans to orderly evacuate non combatant civilians…and don’t forget plans to take over local government…plans should be laid out for each critical population centers…

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_OIIICCZXYTLGJYZIYLCVNIG6UM bernardo

    No need to worry. ‘Isolated case’ lang yan. I pity our brave soldiers, they have a “commander in chief” who’s not concerned on lifting the morale of His soldiers, instead, He is more concerned on how to lift more his SWS  ratings.

  • Anonymous

    hoy matandang baklang panot akala ko ba may kasunduan kayo ng ceasefire nung MILF na ka date mo sa Japan, aba eh mau-ubos ang sundalo mo parang manok lang kung imasaker ng MILF, aba eh gumanti ka naman kahit KUROT lang,

  • Anonymous

    AFP should hunt down pnoy siya ang problema dito….kudita ang dapat dito para matauhan …..

    • Anonymous

      Me lagnat ka yata kabayan take 2 aspirins tomorrow you’ll feel better.

    • Anonymous

      @mario: magpatubo ka naman nang isip, ‘dre. kung hindi, huwag mo naman abusuhin ang kalayaan mong magsalaysay. ang bansa, at mundo, ay di lamang para sa iyo.
      Sa isyu naman nang pilit na panggigipit nang milf: dapat lang na tugisin na ang mga elementong gumagawa nang krimen. Kung hindi makikipag-ugnayan ang liderato ng milf, at ang mga sakop nito’ng tropa, nangangahulugan lang na di sila totoo’ng para sa kapayapaan at politikal settlement nang gulo.

  • Anonymous

    Sure, let’s have a coup tomorrow.  Only thing, who will guarantee after the coup is successfully mounted, it will rid the country of the MILF’s, NPA’s and Abu Sayyafs once and for all?  Someone need to offer a guarantee and accept responsilibity over a coup done to be the mother of all solutions right?  After all, if the military says, enough is enough, can it expressly offer the public exactly what is enough and where will the country go to make enough is enough transformed into a country of tranquility under a military rule? Huwag naman po sana  tayong padalos-dalos at baka lalong mapunta sa kankungan ang bansa.

    • Anonymous

      hey jude, di mo ba napupuna isang dangkal na lang nasa kangkungan na tayo.

  • Anonymous

    Pnoy should not be pressured to follow the wishes of vested groups particularly power hungry and war mongering individuals. All out war will only worsen the situation. Our economy cannot sustain an all out war. The recent clashes does not need an all out war but a surgical response. But first, the military must improve their intelligence capability first. War will only set back the Philippine economy. 

  • Anonymous

    Pnoy should not declare an all out war but must pursue peace talks. 

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_V3D4S7O6DRLOKFRZVQI663OJVM Mariano

      Duck you SUCKER !!!

  • Anonymous

    It seems it’s not clear who’s shooting who. Even the military can’t pinpoint who were involved in these Sunday attacks. There are power blocks in Mindanao, rogue elements within the MILF or even the military, who may want to sabotage the peace talks.  Huwag nating kalimutan na may mga pulitiko rin na hihina ang kapangyarihan kapag nabigay ang tunay na autonomy sa southern Mindanao at siyempre kapag pumasok na ang mga MILF leaders sa kapangyarihan kapag natapos ang peace talks. May interes silang wakasan ang peace talks.

    Mabuti na lang at di utak pulbura si President Aquino. He knows that the Mindanao conflict is not black and white.  If we do shoot, let’s do so with correct and complete information. Let’s not risk civilians’ and soldiers’ lives and the chance of having peace on the say-so of warmongers.  

  • Anonymous

    Parang ginagawang katatawanan ang military sa sitwasyong ito.  What is happening right now is that as if the military troops are on the defensive side always. Nalalagasan muna bago mag react. If I’m in the military, I’m not sure if I’d be able to contain my fuse. Before the scheduled peace talk comes along, there is danger that more and more attacks would be launched by the MILF. Perhaps, this time they will disguise as Abu Sayyaf or splinter groups of the MILF so as to protect what was enshrined in the previous ceasefire agreement. That’s another tactic to wit. In this kind of situation, I don’t think the MILF is still serious in sitting across the table with the government. What the MILF does at the moment is a clear mockery of the peace agreement. Tell them to lay down their arms and talk about peace.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_YGUVDEUJTH47NXLOEMCOSCMGIU Anonymous

    I thin k Mr. President you ought to make a decision quick. The enemy is still resupplying, and fortifying their defenses.  
    Yes peace is ok.
    But as a President you should be also asking the military how capable we are if a major war erupts.

    Mahihirapan ng mahihirapan ang sundalo nyo, hindi naman kayo ang makikipagbarilan…isa ka pa MARVIC LEONEN

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_ZWM7C4HJRSM7OADRJMOEVYOSMA Noel Rose

    ipadala sa basilan ang mga shooting buddies ni pinoy. sigurado ako na sa loob lang ng ilang araw, ubos ang mga MILF!

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_32DTDWUHSCHFB3RVYGUN2262NM Igorotak

    Time to go Abnoy..!!!! Ramborito will be more capable of handling the situation…he’s got the administrative and political will and experience to get the job done. Enough of this groups of student council running the affairs of the gov’t. You have achieved NOTHING but politicking…our country is going astray. 

  • Puerto Del Mar Beach Resort

    Sana maliwanagan na sa tamang paghatak ng Pangulong Aquino at kanyang magagaling na tagapagpayo sa pamamaraan sa pagsukol sa MILF. Dapat gayahin nila ang Israel, pag tinira ng pa-traidor ang militar, gumawa ng surgical strikes sa kalaban, hindi maging target, nakakulong sa kampo na parang mga pato na hina-hunting. Dahil sa pagtali sa mga kamay ng militar, baka mag-alsa balutan iyan, siguradong maging isang malaking grupo na maging kalaban ng Gobyerno para alisin ang naka-upong Pangulo. Mas lalo gumulo, mas lalong hilong talelong ang Pangulo dahil militar laban sa militar ang mangyayari, dagdag pa ang MILF at CPP-NPA. Tingnan ninyo ang History, ang tactical strategy ng mga nakaraan Administrasyon sa buong mundo sa pag-sugpo ng Guerilla warfare……kung hindi ang nakaupong Presidente ay mapa-alis.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_E7SFPQFWHHEAJ4IZKPD7OYJXVM Jabba

    A good MILF is a dead MILF! Penoy pabayaan mong makaganti ang mga sundalo natin. Untie their hands and order them to fight!

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_2UMHGIG2H4KOHCAOA5H7VMKLQY CAJUN

    The Malaysian investigators? They are the supporters of the MILF !!!!  PNOY and company is playing politics over the death of our innocent countryman. Wake up PNOY, get out of that PSP!

  • Anonymous

    Kapag away at bunga-nga lang ang gamit, dito magaling si Pnay!
    Kung totoong giera na, naduduwag si noyAbnoy!

  • Anonymous

    28 soldiers, 1 cop, and 5 civilians dead so far. How many more must die before the PNoy admin realize that the MILF are making a mockery of the ceasefire agreement? This admin is so fond of studying everything. It is so indecisive and procrastinate a lot that it will take days before they reach a decision on what to do. The gov’t leadership is weak and obviously the MILF know that which is why they continue the attack to take advantage of the situation and get the upperhand in negotiating from a strong position. WTF!

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_S2UQGGNN35EUOBNX4N5OBIBDUM Kromuel

      Sir, more than 20,000 people got infected with Dengue on Metro Manila alone, more than 200 dead in a month or two and they called it “normal”, no epidemic, no emergency. 28 soldiers , 1 cop, and 5 civilians are currently dead, its way below their mortality alarm rate(which may go indefinitely). How many more must die? you do the math. Life is cheap here.

      • Anonymous

        So what’s your point?

  • Anonymous

    In the House of Representatives, San Juan Rep. JV Ejercito urged Mr.
    Aquino to take a strong action against the rebels and warned against a
    coup d’etat from disgruntled soldiers. Other lawmakers dismissed the
    threat, saying the President’s high popularity rating would prevent a
    power grab….Life and death of soldiers can’t be measured by popularity rating… lawmakers are good in ratings on popularity….even in the midst of daily killings of soldiers…S.O.B’s .. that’s all you know because you are all sitting in your own air-conditioned rooms whereas our soldiers are being killed like chicken..Von al Haq, MILF spokesperson, also expressed surprise at the weekend violence… REALLY? TELL THAT TO THE MARINES!!!! OR MAYBE TO PNOY  since he is not pursuing an all out war with you guys…“Where is our government? Basilan Bishop Martin Jumoad asked while saying a prayer for the slain rubber” these are the workers that the MILF killed… poor workers and still PNOY have to pursue peace talks with them…COUT D’ETAT is not far from happening. Army and the Marines are restless and wanting to get even and finish off all these pigs..

  • Anonymous

    In light of the recent events, check out what the MILF is doing. They are on a killing spree mission, seamlessly killing soldiers and civilians – because they know, they won’t be caught, and the government will do NOTHING about it. Stop telling us you’re doing something PNOY, you’re clearly not. If so, where is it then? The only way you could go after this rebels is by hunting ALL of them down. Not by ‘perpetrators’ because all of them ARE!

  • Anonymous

    It appears that the MILF is becoming bolder for the last few days by killing more soldiers. Why do we have ARMM and MILF? Is that a strategy to divide the Muslim factions in Mindanao? Why did not the ARMM deal with their own kind? If our government is negotiating a peace agreement with the MILF, it tantamounts to legalizing them. So how do they coexist? In addition, most of the MILF have more sophisticated high power weapons than our soldiers. They can smuggle tons of them from the nearby Muslim nations or even Middle East. Our high power arms were cornered by most private armies. The soldiers are left under the mercy of those rebels.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_CT6R6D7JKR5ENGV5JUHC6ERJWE Marckez

    What’s happening in these parts of Mindanao? Mayroon ba talagang peace talk or cease fire. I think only the governmenrt side knows that there’s a peace talk and not the commanders of MILF. Napakahirap tanggapin bilang isang Pilipino na malamang walang patumanggang pagpatay ng MILF sa ating mga sundalo at sibilyan at ang gobyerno ay patuloy sa pagsusulong ng peacetalk. Hindi alam ng MILF ang katagang peace kaya sila ay patuloy sa pagpatay na maliwanag pa sa sikat ng araw na naghahamon sa pamahalaan ni PNoy. I strongly believe na ang dapat gawin ng gobyerno ay tuldukan na itong mga MILF na ito sa pamamagitan ng strong military actions. It’s true that nobody wins in the war but very hearthbreaking to lose without putting a fight. I can feel the sentiments of our men in uniform and nobody can blame them even the President. I’m a peace loving person but there’s limitation in everything. Hurray for ERAP !!!!

  • Anonymous

    Peace isn’t an option on this issue, even primary school kids will be able to rationalize what is good and bad for this country!  How can  we observe peace if we are dealing with this terrorist! Who has been brainwash  to KILL, KILL and TO KILL every single Govt. Troops, foreigner’s   and christian’s they encounter…. 

    We been negotiating with them for so long (decades infact?) but every time bunutin mo ang  matandang damo may tutubo na another na damo, Na different ang demand at pinaglalaban… Just how long the cycle of this rebellion continue see the evolution of how many groups has been generated by the time this was started… MNLF, MILF, ABU SAYAF, BIAF?  Kailan pa ba tayo matoto na we can only obtain  last thing peace through total victory over the enemy of state.

    If ako lang talaga bigay ko ang portion of mindanao let them do what they want on their own territory but issue is DOES ANYONE IN THE GOVT. OFFICIALS  has balls to do it? against all our kababayan that also doesn’t want this to happen,  maraming  hadlang FROM THE CHURCH  * of all people *,  our citizen living in mindanao for decades and since birth, and for the rest of the archipelago  ay hahadlang.. Just check what happened to MO-AD? This terrorist want a piece of land that they can call their own state with their own laws and etc.

    Even kung meron mang officials in the govt that has REAL BALLS to do it… We might have  civil war coz our country is made up of different cultures and ethnicity what if they want to have same privilege as MUSLIMS? can we afford to have this scenario in the future.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_6RYWNIBLWXH3BZ6IFI5AXEUXZ4 Reuben

    PNOY SHOULD LOOK DEEPER INTO THIS MUSLEM PROBLEM NOW OR THE GENERAL PUBLIC WILL LOSS ITS CONFIDENCE ON HIS ABILITY TO HUNDLE THE SITUATION. THE NUMBER OF AFP CASUALTIES ARE MOUNTING AND YET HE SEEMS UNPERTURBED. HOW CAN WE PROGRESS IF THE SITUATION REMAINS UNSOLVED AND THE NATION CONTINUE TO BLED AND  LOST YOUNG LIVES AND RESOURSES.

  • Anonymous

    The fact is there are many different groups of rebels who are summarized as the MILF. One thing common among them is each wants to be leader of his own group. Another common thing is they are against the establishment. They want independent of Mindanao so they can rule the island like a feudal state. It is embedded in their culture. The strongest rules. Don’t even mention democracy. So how do the Philippines government negotiate with such people? Even US Secretary of State Hilary Clinton can not do it. Currently, it seems that the military only serve as a deterring role to stop the MILF from entering the big cities. It does not have the capability to eliminate those rebels who are hiding in the mountain and forest. Maybe US precision drone can help to kill those rebel leaders as proven by what it can do in Pakistan and Yemen.

  • Anonymous

     MILF is waging serious challenge to the integrity of the Republic and still Pnoy is acting like the problem does not merit a military response.  Mr. President, be honest.  If you cannot stomach war, please step aside. 

  • Jorrel Quilalang

    Let’s all be calm and decide on this responsibly, an all out war would mean so much casualties, and therefore we must let the rank and file soldiers die to appease the MILF group.

  • Anonymous

    In my opinion, there should be an All-Out-War against the rebels once and for all! But the problem is can the Philippines military strong enough to do it successfully? I doubt it can?!

    • Anonymous

      Even ERAP achieve victory over them in the past of all people? I hate to say it even though I really don’t like him as president but on this issue I would rather replace Abnoy and let ERAP make peace with them..

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_NXU2XGAHFDYLAQULE3TMTR6SWU Brando

      The AFP can. But it needs a political decision to scrap the ceasefire agreement before it can execute such an action.  It can’t pursue the rebels because they will just run and hide in their camps (areas of temporary stay) which could not be attacked by government forces per provision of the ceasefire agreement. Imagine a boxing bout with such kind of fight rule.

  • Anonymous

    26 Turkish troops were killed by terrorist last week. Turkey responded by sending 10,000 troops into northern Iraq and so far 35 terrorist have been killed. When asked how long the operation would last the Turkish President said as long as it takes, we are in for the long haul until we stop Turks being killed by terrorist.
    We have a coward who cannot make decisions and sits back whilst his own people are slaughtered in cold blood.

    • Anonymous

      Yes indeed. 
      What is needed, is a tough cowboy and not a coward

      • http://twitter.com/PedrongGalit Pedro Gauluit

        Gera kayo ng gera. Tangna, kayo nga sumugod run! O kaya, huwag na kayong bumili ng pekeng DVD sa mga Muslim sa Quiapo.

      • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_SFY4Q6R2K5YUZEXXIJO3TLG2UM Aspo resurrection

        Pedro G,
        alam ko doon ka dati bumibili…too late naibinta na lahat !!!

  • Anonymous

    Kulang sa armas at tao ang militar, ubos pa sa budget dahil naibulsa na. Kung Mangangailangan ng tao ang militar magboboluntaryo ba ang mga matatapang na nagpopost dito? Lolz. Sa kabilang banda, kailangan na ngang lipulin ang mga ungas na milf.

  • Anonymous

    resumption of peace talk next month???? c’mon please!! pnoy are blind or deaf?? by next month no more soldiers left!

  • Anonymous

    According to the news, the military shells some of the villages of the rebels. This kind of operation is a show of cowardliness because many innocent civilian, whether Christian or Muslim, will be killed by the blindly bombardment. Don’t we have good general who can plan strategically and “occupy” the rebels land with minimum civilian casualties?

    • Anonymous

      Oracle888, don’t make your statement short of facts and hide the rest (whole) of story why the military is shelling the rebels just to make your bias point of view. I can tell who and what you are. Every time you make your comments you identify and reveal yourself to us who you are. I wonder how much you’re getting for doing such a lousy job. Get a life, and stop being a push over by politics. If you know what I mean……..

  • Anonymous

    If there’s one thing that I like about Erap.  He had to balls to go up against these rebels.

    Noynoy on the other hand is too optimistic/naive that peace can be achieved with the MILF.  A ceasefire only gives them time to regroup and recruit people whom they can easily brainwash into thinking that they’re doing this in God’s name. I’d say give it to them hard.

    Anong klaseng gobyerno ba to?!? Why honour a ceasefire agreement that has clearly been violated? Get some balls from Erap, I’m sure he has a lot to spare!  Di ka ba nahihiya sa pamilya nung mga namatay na sundalo?  Ako nahihiya dahil sa gobyernong walang balls labanan ang mag rebelde na salot lang ng lipunan.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_F3XMKNFOWIW4AFVX6OBDZWCZG4 Peter Chua

    mahirap talaga kapag duwag ang namumuno.

    • http://twitter.com/whipnsaddle Bastonero

      Hindi sya duwag hoy!!!!! Bekky sya…..

      • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_2A3AHF6PWCCI7S6LYDFFMPARDI tuxsid@yahoo.com

        Mahilig kasi sa showbiz parehas ng sister niya 

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_DOLRDISMLABUU4EDTVBEVXXCOQ Martin

    PNoy, Ingat Ka!

    Yang lahat ng lost commands sa Mindanao ay military rin ang nagtayo para lagi silang bigyan ng malaking budget ( Galing West Point ng US ang sistema na yan)

    Ang US at USSR bago natapos ang Cold War ang mga pasimula ng giyera dahil sila rin ang nagbebenta ng mga armas sa mga bansang kanilang pinag-aaway.

    Kaya ng matapos ang Cold War at ng wala na silang mabentahan ay nagsimula na silang maghirap.

    Ang ilan sa mga Heneral ng AFP ngayon, dahil wala ng PABAON, ay kailangang gumawa ng gulo upang magkapera…

    Bakit ko nasabi yon? Ibinebenta ng AFP ang mga armas nila … dahil nabisto na noon pa na, KARAMIHAN SA MG ARMAS NG LOST COMMAND SA MINDANAO AY GALING SA AFP!!!

    Ang kawawa dito ay ang mga batang opisyal at mga sundalo na isinasabak nila!

    • http://twitter.com/whipnsaddle Bastonero

      Ang galing mo brod, para maniwala ako sa iyo punta ka sa congreso o senado at sabihin mo sa kanila ang alam mo, at kung sundalo ka naman lumantad ka at sabihin mo ang mga sentimyento mo….

      • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_DOLRDISMLABUU4EDTVBEVXXCOQ Martin

        Bastonero,

        Yang mga sinabi ko ay nangyari na yan kaya nga maraming batang opisyal ang nag-alburuto noon

        Ipinapain nila ang mga ito para isakripisyo at ang mga Heneral ang mga nakikinabang…

        Maniwala ka!

  • Anonymous

    Talaga naman lumalaki na ang mga ulo nito. Umaabuso na sila sa Pamahalaan. It’s about time for you guys to do something. Kong sino man sila, Renegades, Abu Sayaff, MILF, MLF, o kaya M&M kailan gumawa na kayo ng paraan para masugpo ang mga hukbong ito. Aba e nagiging habit na nila ang pumatay ng tao, pinupugutan pa ng ulo. Di ba kayo kinakalibutan sa mga ginagawa ng mga taong ito. Aba, wala na ba silang konsyensia at awa. Ang mga kunong leader ng MILF bakit sila sumusuway sa peace agreement at bakit naman ang pamahalaan ay pumapayag?  Kahit na doon sa mga farms na nakapagdudulot ng hanap buhay sa mamayan ay inaabuso na rin. Ano, mag-sasawlang bahala na lang ba kayo? Kong ganyan ang pamamalakad ninyo ng pamahalaan ay wala ng tiwala ang mamayan sa inyo. Ginagarantiya ko sa inyo na walang pupuntahan ang bansa kundi sa walat-wala. Kawawa naman ang mga mamayan. Noong una-una sumasangayon ako sa inyo, ngayon nakita ko sa TFC ang panibagong balita ay nagbago ang isipan ko…Surgical Operation with involvement of the following Special Forces Navy/Marines/Army/Air Force all elite unit including the PNP. If you know their exact location (I bet you know it already with the help of the U.S. Advisory Group) then go after them. Finish it them all. 

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_F3XMKNFOWIW4AFVX6OBDZWCZG4 Peter Chua

    at sinisi paang mga military officers ng AFP dahil sa nangyari.
    hellar!!!!nasa pilipinas pa po ang basilan. kahit saan sa pilipinas pwedeng pumunta ang militar at HINDI KAILANGANG MAGPAALAM kahit kanino man.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_MRMQRTQJR4VLMGSL67II3DTLSI jj

    If our gutless leader Pnoy truly believes in these “Peace Talks” with these terrorists MILF, then he should just pullout ALL troops in Mindanao to prevent further loss of life on our troops…Sayang lang ang buhay nila if we cannot stand up to these terrorists because our own “president” is coddling their actions…Mga AFP Commanders: Mag kusa nalang kayo na mag back-to-barracks…iwanan nyo na si Pnoy at kanyang tauhan na mag “Peace Talks”…tignan natin if they’ll get anywhere talking to these terrorists…

  • Amiel Lopez

    Punyetang peace talks yan! It has been several decades of peace talks and cease fires! Enough is enough! If we are going to fight then fight with everything we got using accuracy and efficiency. Send us over to help the AFP (US Army)… We are always there to train the AFP and the PNP but there is too much corruption and weak leaders in the Armed Forces. I know na ma pride din si PNoy sa AFP but let us in the fight kasi we have the same goal anyways… Ilang beses na ang Balikatan and Joint Exercises?

    Oh kaya, since masyadong magaling ang ating AFP, send LtCol Manny Paquiao… You trust this guy enough to promote him anyways? How dumb can we be. . .

  • Anonymous

    Take a look at this : “San Juan Rep. JV Ejercito urged Mr. Aquino to take a strong action
    against the rebels and warned against a coup d’etat from disgruntled
    soldiers. Other lawmakers dismissed the threat, saying the President’s
    high popularity rating would prevent a power grab.”

    The popularity of AB’Noy is not a guarantee to stay in power or to deter a coup ‘ etat, that is a grave miscalculation. The AFP has been holding its temper for so long now beginning from the Rabusa exposure against some Army Generals and now the death of soldiers in the battle field whose Commander in Chief conceals his incompetence by advocating peace with the MILF. President AB’Noy you have to remember that soldiers cannot remain professional when they’re dead. Now soldiers are pondering that they cannot let a Commander in Chief who could not even think straight to lead them against the insurgents and moro-secessionist rebels.

    Yes indeed President AB’Noy is politically popular but as economics and political crises unfolds I’m seeing a man who does not know how to manage responsibilities. Popularity cannot put life in a dead soldier.

    Rumors remained subversive than the CPP-NPA, moro-secessionist rebels and the Ultra-rightist in the AFP…rumors that bears…”we have elected an incompetent person to the Philippine Presidency”.

  • Anonymous

    TAMA NA!  PNOY sir, please do your duty… to protect the people of the republic from bandits and criminals!  — That is LAWFUL!

  • Anonymous

    PNOY IS NOT IN WARFARE, OK, HE DON’T KNOW HOW TO FIGHT IN ORDER TO WIN, RIGHT, THEREFORE THE BLAME SHOULD BE ON THE MILITARY COMMANDERS & GENERALS, SACK THEM FOR THEIR LOSES, SIMPLE? PUT SOMEBODY THAT COULD BRING HOME THE “BACON”, HA, HA, HA! IF THOSE PMA GRADS ARE INEFFECTIVE, REPLACE THEM WITH ROTC GRADS WHICH HAVE A BETTER CIVILIAN-MILITARY RELATION ATTITUDES THAT THOSE PMA GRADS, OK?

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_DOLRDISMLABUU4EDTVBEVXXCOQ Martin

      Joel,

      Effective ang PMA Grads sa corruption na parang walang saysay yong itinuro sa kanilang Integrity, Honesty, at Loyalty…

      Kaya parang dapat ay itigil na ang pagbibigay ng libreng military training sa PMA… di rin nila ginagamit sa tamang paraan.

      • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_SFY4Q6R2K5YUZEXXIJO3TLG2UM Aspo resurrection

        Martin,…my Uncle, a PMA graduate who died in Mindanao can’t even own a bike so huwag mong i-generalize>Kung mayroon kang proof then make your case .Hindi ka naman siguro manghuhula
        katulad ni Mother Lily?…act like a professional adult !!!

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_63Z7GKXCG7BOORMSFADOHLWNNY Cel

    nasaan ka danny lim ? gawin ka lang deputy collector tumahik ka na. nakakabingi ang katahimikan mo. ilan na ang pinalusot mong vans?

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_LEH72WXXMLTAMAJYRCJGO7YHNY Antonio

      si danny lim ?  heto, hindi po makapagsalita kasi nasungalngalan na ng pera ang bunganga. nabubulag na sa kabibilang ng pera.  inabandona na ang mga sundalo.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_RWMUHAICCBMSWWQNMTUTBWHXBY Onofre

    For as long as there is this peace negotiations and suspension of military operations, peace could never be achieved in Mindanao.  Number of fatalities on the military and the civilian population is mounting everyday. 

    MILF is a growing monster and their is no way to cripple it but to decimate its evil forces.  The peace process is only double talk and trickery and only a gullible person like PNoy would believe its achievement.  Peace could only be achieved by elimination of the evil forces.

    How could Mindanao be develop when their is a breakdown of peace and order?  How could we invite foreign investors to invest when economic initiatives are sabotage by lawless elements like the MILF, Abu Sayaff and the NPA? Look at what happened lately, a cooperative truck was ambushed leading to the death of innocent civilians.

    The hands of the military is tied by this so-called peace process.  I think it is only a matter of time before the military would become restless.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_T2DDIPNBHSCXCOHN3J7LOVCQ4Y Shinigami Sword

    AFP wake up!! Depose and Eradicate those cojuangco- aquino clans.. They have done so much damage already … especially this Penoy who does not know anything.  Before the war spills over to the Metro cities,  once and for all, a decisive and strong leader is needed to right the wrongs inflicted on the populace by stupid voters.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_3UZOAQ6YXZ7LV4AEKHDH6HDDCA Jeamergs

    mr. president kung hindi mo gagamitin ang  AFP laban sa MILF kaming mga civilian ang makipagyrera sa kanila.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_63Z7GKXCG7BOORMSFADOHLWNNY Cel

    marvic leonen pumasok ka pa ba sa opisina ? manhid. may  mukha pa ba ang mga anak mo sa mga nangamatay na at mapapatay pa dahil sa mga isolated case na eto?  mahiya kayo.

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Marlyn-Devera/100001866361728 Marlyn Devera

    How many lives more will be sacrificed before this student council acts, Until now, the action to be taken is still “WE WILL REVIEW the INCIDENT”…Sanamagan you are all MANHID and so KUPAD.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_SMODPUD2OUIMP7HHR6H54IKS5I Roehl

    While the government expresses its commitment and aggressiveness to defend our sovereignty and territory against foreign intruders in the Spratly Islands, we find ourselves reluctant to do so from internal secessionists. Clearly this is no longer a threat, nor a rebellion for a change in the system of government (as the communists are battling for), but an open challenge for a separate state by means of force! How come the government response is different in this case? While the call for sobriety seems to be a prudent response at the moment, we cannot continue this position while fighting a wholehearted enemy out to destroy life! Erap negotiated with the MILF from a position of strength — in the process defending the sovereignty of the Philippine Republic as mandated in the constitution. I can’t help but compare the appeasement of Hitler by European leaders in the 1940s, consequently encouraging the former to invade more countries because of a non-confrontational stand of the latter. It was only when Churchill took over and declared enough is enough, that the evil tyrant found a strong defender of the principles of life and state! Quo Vadis Mr. P-noy?

  • http://twitter.com/_romel_ romel

    where’s the voice of trillanes and honasan? ganyan naman yang mga rebeldeng sundalong yan e, kapag nasa pwesto na, wala ng pakialam sa pinanggalingan nila.

  • Anonymous

    The peace process is not absolute guarantee of no hostility.  It is simply a cease fire so both parties can iron out their differences and possibly settle the conflict for good.  But once a party opens fire, like what the MILF did, the other party must fire back.  Otherwise, it can be misinterpreted as cowardice, or unpreparedness.  Kung baga sa boksingero, he must always protect himself during the fight.  Look at what happened to Ortiz.  He went down because he thought it was a break, but Mayweather hit him right after a break, and the referee was looking somewhere else.  Ganyan din tayo at ng MILF, mas grabe dito, dahil walang referee.  Kaya mas lalong dapat protektahan natin ang ating sarili, sabi nga sa boksing: “protect yourself at all times.”

  • kido

    sa mga nangyayaring ganito kailangan natin ang matapang na pangulo as comander in chief at hindi yong pabakla-bakla. mr. Pnoy mas maliwanag pa sa sikat ng araw na hinahamon ka na ng mga pesteng MILF. ano pa bang proof na kailangan mo para madeklara na yong sigaw ng sambayanang Pilipino na pulbusin na ang mga rebeldeng yan. kung dadanak man ang dugo to (this clamor of an all out war) that will be more acceptable kaysa sa forever na lang na dumadanak ng dugo ng ating mga sundalo. mauubos na lahat ang sundalo natin sa pagmamalabis ng mga rebeldeng yan bagkos ay hindi  pa rin mangyayari yong isinusulong ninyo na kapayapan sa mindanao. walang silbing kausap ang mga rebeldeng yan at wala silang karapatan na maghari-harian ng ganon na lang in that place.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_3UZOAQ6YXZ7LV4AEKHDH6HDDCA Jeamergs

    as usual sasabihin na naman ni Lacierda at Valte na pawang mga isolated cases lang naman ang nagyayari ngayon sa mindanao. sige kayo mga ilang araw mula ngayon i-isolate kayo ng mga tao pati ang bossing nyong nakakalbo na dahil hindi mapapagdecision.

  • Anonymous

    Pinapaikot lang mg MILF si Pnoy ewan ba naman kung bakit naniniwala pa siya.  Di mo tuloy alam kung ano talaga gusto nyang gawin o baka naman sadyang incompetent lang.  I dont want to think that he is incompetent but the way he handles this situation speaks well of himself.

  • juan katutubo

    May nagbulong  sa akin: Baril na may tatak DND ang ginamit ng mga MILF sa pag-ambush… (Department of National Defense). Kawawang mga kawal – kung sa Chess Game, mga PAWN sila… tsk.tsk.tsk.. ang mga Bishop, Knight, Queen at Rook – a.k.a. Generals – eh nasa air-conditioned room magmemerienda at nananghalian ng masasarap na pagkain… Buhay nga naman! Weder-weder lang yan!

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_K2RI3LJVGNNED3XPMG7HVMIIO4 Herbert

    With Noynoy as president, the Philippine has just arrived to the sewer.

    • http://twitter.com/PedrongGalit Pedro Gauluit

      isa ka pang ulul. Ke Marcos nagsimula iyung pagkalugmok ng Pilipinas. Isa ka lang sa mga kumag na Pinoy na walang sense ng history. Mag-aral ka nga!

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_F3XMKNFOWIW4AFVX6OBDZWCZG4 Peter Chua

    hoy Pinoy, para saan pa ba ang pagpractice mo ng shooting sa firing range kung wala ka pa lang balak na gamitin ang talent mo. sayang ang mga bala na ginagamit mo sa firing range kung yung military natin ay kinukulang ang mga bala sa field!

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_S2UQGGNN35EUOBNX4N5OBIBDUM Kromuel

    In contrast to most who believe that the commander-in-chief need “balls” to act in our current quagmire, I beg to differ. What I think one needs here is a simple act of CONCERN and compassion to the civilians, the soldiers, their families, to the Philippine laws and to JUSTICE. Simply put, acting as a human being, as a citizen, as a leader, as a simple individual would be more than enough.

  • Anonymous

    Let’s give Mindanao to the moros, the phipippines as the only catholic country in SE asia for 500 years haven’t done shite to its people down there. Perhaps having muslim rule is better off, besides it’s closer to malaysia. Better yet, cede it to Malaysia, that’s what we’re good anyway, SELLING our dignity to the highest capitalist! 

    • http://twitter.com/PedrongGalit Pedro Gauluit

      ulul. ang malaysia ang may utang sa atin. ATIN ang sabah, pagmamay-ari yan ng Sultan ng Sulu.

  • Anonymous

    Noon sa Hacienda Luisita, mga farmers nagrarally lang para magvoice out ng grievances nila sa lupa, eh ang bilis ng decision na pagpapatayin sila. Ngayon, pinapatay na araw araw ang mga sundalo at mga tao, eh wala pang konkretong decision galing kay Pnoy? Ano kayang kasunduan ang namagitan kay Pnoy at MILF. I smell something fishy on what is going on!!! In the history of the world, I haven’t seen any leader who didn’t take a stand when his citizens are getting butchered. Even animals will stand up and fight when danger comes, to survive. Apparently there is something very wrong with Pnoy, his mental capacity is lagging, this situation needs to be addressed in all gov’t branches to find a proper solution otherwise we will all be sent to the dogs……

    • http://twitter.com/PedrongGalit Pedro Gauluit

      There is something wrong when Filipinos vote for a government that wallows in pig sty. We deserve the leaders we have. E mga kumag pala kayo e, pati iyung mga nag-like nito. Magbago kayo ng buhay ninyo para magbago rin ang Pinas! Mga bobo….

    • Anonymous

      To Alalyah,
      If you smell something fishy, go bathe yourself. True, emotions run high on the incident but is military solution necessary at his point? And the government may win tactically with such, but is it strategically beneficial? Hold your horses, let the political solution take its course. The goal is lasting peace, not momentary.      

      • Anonymous

        political solution? that’s the problem of this country, too much corruption on politics. Military solution is the only viable solution when you deal with thugs. How much are you getting paid I might ask, if you don’t mind. Make war to make peace–Aristotle. In world history only war made lasting peace. History repeats itself to rid of vicious. War and peace comes hand in hand. Even God flooded and destroyed the earth once to cleanse all evil men that walks upon the earth.

    • Anonymous

      My friend Alalyah,
      Di ba sinabi ni Pinoy na “Kayo ang BOSS Ko!” Eh baka base sa latest development after the meeting in Japan, ang pamunoan ng MILF ay isa na sa mga “Bosses” ni Pinoy. gALINGAN MO PA ANG IYONG PANG AMOY!

  • Anonymous

    There is a time for peace and a time for war. These ****ards are testing the government of Noynoy how far they can away with this atrocities. I bet when the government if the govt. declares an all out war and they are trapped like rats again, they will ask for peace talks. This has always been the case. Some people have all the luck, some people seems not to learn.

  • kruger

    The plot thickens.  This conflagration of turmoil in the south, flooding in the north, incursions in the west, storm fronts in the east, communists in the cabinet, Marcos & Arroyo disposition, judicial backlash, perceived military unrest et al. does not bode well for this administration.

    It’s time to kick some arse!

  • http://twitter.com/toothpastesales be honest

    I still remember the song ” Where have all the flowers gone ”
    Where have all the soldiers gone,
    Gone to graveyard everyone,
    When will they ever learn,
    When will they ever learn.

    • http://twitter.com/PedrongGalit Pedro Gauluit

      palibhasa, nasa aircon kang opisina. Lumabas ka nga at magtrabaho sa bukid!

  • Anonymous

    now we all know what we all know since day one Penoy got no BALLS, expect all them rebel groups and other terrorist wanna be to up the ante, i wouldnt be surprised if the CPP NDF NPA and maybe even the Rayding N Tandem groups would also declare their own ATS (no go zone) for the AFP/PNP, ang dami naman kasing pwede maging presidente ng Pinas kung bakit etong bwisit na si Acheng ang nanalo

    • http://twitter.com/PedrongGalit Pedro Gauluit

      Ang daming pwedeng maging presidente ng Pinas? Tarantado. Magbago ka ng buhay mo, baka sakaling umunlad ang Pilipinas!

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_VYXTZPTUFTD74HVWH35L4IEEAY Ateneo

    I would love to know what the president’s popularity rating is right now after what he has been doing lately.I bet you it has plummeted so much.It’s not too late to change your unpopular decision mr. president.It is not writen in stone.

    • Anonymous

      Yes you’re right Ateneo it is not written in stone but it is written in blood. During the first day of the incident he was interviewed by GMA7, and he said I’ll wait for the results of the investigation of what really transpired before I make any decision, otherwise I might be blamed later on. Eh ogags talaga heto, the blame is on him for not doing anything concrete………. 

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Marlyn-Devera/100001866361728 Marlyn Devera

    Mabuti pa si Erap at may B (Balls), Nung all out war ni Erap vs MILF, nagustuhan ko talaga yung ginawa nga ating AFP sa Camp Abubakar, ibinaba nila ang flag ng MILF at pinalitan ng Philippine Flag…napaluha ako sa kaganapang iyon… sana itong si PNoy magkaroon din ng B kahit LOSLOS lang. Pero sabi ng kapitbahay ko ang kanyang B ay hindi Balls kundi BRA.

  • http://twitter.com/PedrongGalit Pedro Gauluit

    Al Haq denied knowing Said. “We will check our records because we have so many commanders on the ground and his name is not so familiar to us,” he said. Oh, sila mismong MILF, hindi nila alam kung sinong mga tao nila. Tangna bakit tayo nakikipag-peace talks sa mga kumag na to?

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_SFY4Q6R2K5YUZEXXIJO3TLG2UM Aspo resurrection

    to our soldiers, huwag na po kayong maghantay kung ano ng desisyon ni PNoy wala naman talagang sariling desisyon ang taong yan.You are all at risk,it reminds us when my 2 uncles serving in the army
    died in an ambushed in Mindanao…fight back don;t believe in cease fire otherwise otherwise its just make you an easy target by thuzz thugs.

    …Pnoy still has a lot of games to learn don;t rely on him !

  • Anonymous

    though our usual initial reaction is call for all out war, but after some time of reflection, is that really the solution? in the meantime, let justice prevail to all who were killed, whether soldiers, priests, journalists, or civilians. on the current issue of MILF attacks, if the MILF leadership is indeed sincere in pushing through with the peace process, they should surrender all their men who were part of these attacks. no ifs, no buts. 

    their alibi that the order for cease fire has not reached the ground commanders is a balooney. the peace process has been going on for sometime. kahit pagong ang inutusan nila para ipaabot ang utos na cease fire, nakarating na yon sa mga commanders nila sa baba. as such, the people involved in these massacres should be brought to justice and tried and penalized for their deeds. no political amnesty should be granted to them.

    peace with justice, as the President insisted with the Marcoses, should prevail in this land.

  • Anonymous

    condolence sa mga namatayan.

  • Anonymous

    Gaya gaya si P-NOY sa mga KKK nya mahilig sa publicity ayan ngayon puro patay ang mga sundalo natin.

  • Anonymous

    It is highly possible that Ameril Umra Kato who is the leader of the splinter group Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Movement (BIFM) is responsible for all these killings to destroy peace negotiations in Mindanao.
    The army should go after him and his three hundred men.

  • http://twitter.com/judefawley Jude Fawley

    walang hiya, binabastos na ng MILF ang sandatahan natin. Kawawang AFP, ni hindi man lang maka kilos. tsk tsk tsk

  • John Tamad

    PNoy procrastinates, criminals exterminate.

  • Anonymous

    this is what we get by believing PDI and abs cbn..ill prepared president

  • kido

    ang mahirap kay Pnoy parang ginagawang TALK SHOW ang pamamalakad…magaling lang sa puro salita at kulang sa tunay na gawa. kaya walang habas ang pagkakalat ngayon ng lagim ang mga pesteng MILF dahil nakikita nila na hindi sila sasalingin ng ating duwag at malambot na presidente.

  • Anonymous

    Pnoy needs to grow some serious balls. Not only were soldiers killed, even civilians were ambushed by these Moro bastards, attacking under a ceasefire agreement no less. If this can’t even convince Pnoy to take military action against the MILF, I don’t know what will. I think even a direct assault on the Palace by rebels won’t change his mind.

  • Anonymous

    Going all out war is easier said than done. Those who favor such approach including half of the senators were obviously no idea how it feels being whizzed with a hot slugs in their heads. Being in the swivel chair in an air-conditioned room  is an exact opposite of being soaked in the mud  all day. Getting a coffee from a secretary in a click is a far opposite of sucking  water from wet leaves just to calm your throat. If you were in the middle of a firefight with NPA , MILF or any other ideologically inspired group, you will wish that all the conflicts be settled peacefully by chess or boxing maybe.

    • Anonymous

      so what do you want…let it be?

    • Anonymous

      So you’d rather let our soldiers get killed under a ceasefire, lose sovereign Philippine territory and our government bow to the demands of a rebel group that is guilty of treason and sedition? 

      GTFO of our country.

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_PPSHX2WQDC664ASRV6X2K5EVEQ Mind Lumayag

      comparing the job of senators with soldiers is nonsense. Senators are leaders and soldiers are followers they have to do their respective jobs.

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_SMODPUD2OUIMP7HHR6H54IKS5I Roehl

      Neither is it easy to see innocent civilians, unknowing soldiers, get massacred by hidden enemies and then decapitated! Are the perpetuators still human beings? Do you think they still understand the term: “peace talk”, “negotiate”, and “ceasefire”? War is an ugly and difficult process of finding a solution to an entity that espouses it — in this case the MILF. If we can avoid it, then by all means, please! But I don’t think we can fight an enemy who uses an AK-47 and is determined to take your life with harsh words!

      • Nic Legaspi

        Can we send Ronald Llamas to the front lines? He has an AK-47, after all. Besides, I’m sure when his precious cabinet secretaries gets captured by the insurgents, he’d go ballistic. I can’t say the same for our poor soldiers though…

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Totoy-Mola/100001186238171 Totoy Mola

    bat naman kasi sa dinami dami ng pwede mediator eh malaysia pa… eh pabor sila sa MILF… alam naman natin lahat na atin yan sabah…

    style lang yan ng malaysia na laging nagkakagulo sa mindanao para di natin makuha yan sabah!!! baka nga gusto nila nakawin ng malasia ang mindanao eh…

    saka kung hindi kilala ng mga milf higher ups yan sumugod eh anong silbi nila..puro naman pala kawatan yan mga yan….

    kawawa ang mga sundalo natin na nasa frontline…may bala nga pumapalya naman..or kulang kulang sa gamit

  • Anonymous

    we can not be bullied like this. the crisis has to be resolved now. the brewing animosity may bring about a new kind of war brought about by other groups to counter these atrocities brought about by the milf. things will get definitely ugly out there.

    lets hope civilians will cooperate this time to help locate the whereabouts of the rebels.

  • http://twitter.com/yyseco noel yuseco

    Peace talks?  Again, you’re fighting a highly splintered group which do not recognize any supreme leader.  You’re negotiating with the wrong persons.  Before you began the talks, you should have questioned first the authority of the people you would be negotiating with.  Obviously, they represent no one but themselves.  Do you actually believe the “rebels” get along with each other?  Kung hindi mo kaya, lease out Zamboanga to the US armed forces.  Parang Guantanamo sa Cuba.  Eh walang natatakot sa iyo.  Stop sending token forces to Basilan.  Eh 500 kalaban, 50 lang pinadala mo.  And sama’ naman na Math yan.    

  • Anonymous

    Impossible naman ata na tuloy tuloy ang atake nang mga yan pero peace pa din sinasabi nang Malakanyang, baka naman meron niluluto yan behind the scenes , kung ang kalaban ko gaya nang mga moro na yan na traidor di ko sasabihin binabalak ko.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_F3XMKNFOWIW4AFVX6OBDZWCZG4 Peter Chua

    Being in the swivel chair in an air-conditioned room  is an exact opposite of being soaked in the mud  all day

    each one of us has a job to do. we are not in the military. the military people knows that part of their job is to kill or be killed. they are aware of this before joining the mililary. no one is forcing them to join the afp. it is a free and voluntary job. wala pong forced enlistment dito. even in the PMA you have to go the extra mile to be accepted and harder still to graduate from it.

    mahirap lang po ay binabaril na kayo pero isolated incident pa rin. totoong bala po ang lumilipad kahit na po “isolated incident”!

  • Anonymous

    Im appalled with BS Aquino, he’s putting great resources in persecuting GMA but he has no sense of urgency in giving justice to the people of Mindanao.  People there are bullied, killed and massacred…what a douche….

  • Anonymous

    The Auino gov’t is nothing but a THRASH! Until now no clear actions taken.Always empty words and rhetorics “of bringing justice kuno to those killed”. SHAME on YOU.

  • Anonymous

    Easy for P-Noy to promise to the families of the fallen soldiers that those responsible for the ambush must be meted out justice. But how to extract justice from the rogue (always the alibi) MILF commanders/soldiers? By serving arrest warrants? Or perhaps sending more troops with enough ammo this time and with darn good intel. The MILF rogue soldiers will just say “come and get us”. Btw, let that WestMinCom C/O Gen. Ferrer (?) know what’s going on. Last time he said he was out of the loop. Where were you general, gone golfing?

  • Anonymous

    Pag nagdeklara ng all-out-war si Pnoy, his SWS popularity survey will hit the roof!!! kulang pa ang 1000% popularity rating!! 10,000++ pogi points!!! 100,000 TUNAY NA LALAKE rating!!

    • Anonymous

      aaahhh, kaya pala ayaw PeNoy ng all out war, mag kakaroon pala siya ng “100,000 TUNAY NA LALAKE rating!!” … ikw naman, sira ang beauty niya kung ganon

  • Anonymous

    I can’t imagine myself that time will come that i will be criticizing pnoy as i know him (through news report though) to be a reasonable, honest and upright son of ninoy and Cory. But what i don’t know is that he has no balls and all yellow when it is time for him to make hard decisions for a noble cause. when he said “all-out-war” is out of option, that was a cue that i am supporting a weak president. if all-out war is necessary to bring those barbarians to kneel before the filipino people, then do it, no matter what its takes, whether lives are to be lost. i already noticed that a lot of bloggers who are pro-pnoy are up in arms against his decision. more will defect. I hope his pronouncement  on war is just diversionary tactics. I hope he will find the courage to gamble as strong leaders had done in the past, successfully.   

  • Guest

    let the milf leadership explain
    if no directive from the top
    and milf will not sanction perpetrators
    advise milf leadership and
    go hard after perpetrators

    we should understand that milf is not monolithic and
    commanders have much leeway

    give peace and development a chance and
    go hard after violent armed groups 

  • http://profiles.yahoo.com/u/S42XIXNLXWDSOTMCWNUB6CRGQU DoDong

    pinaglalaruan lang ng MILF ung kamangmangan ng presidente natin ..

    • http://twitter.com/bolblizt dominic rivera

      pwedeng pwede

  • http://profiles.yahoo.com/u/S42XIXNLXWDSOTMCWNUB6CRGQU DoDong

    “Pag nagdeklara ng all-out-war si Pnoy, his SWS popularity survey will
    hit the roof!!! kulang pa ang 1000% popularity rating!! 10,000++ pogi
    points!!! 100,000 TUNAY NA LALAKE rating!!”

    ang kaso huli na .. ilan militar na ang namatay at kaya lang nya gagawin dyan dahil nakita nya ang emotion ng taong bayan .. kung lalake sya dapat umpisa pa lang nung me namatay na 19 na sundalo eh tinigil na nya kaduwagan nya

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Brando-Pascual/100002132017262 Brando Pascual

    In an insurgency or low intensity conflict, there are 2 opposing parties: government and insurgents. In order to advance their ultimate goals, insurgents buy time by asking government to have a ceasefire while talking peace with it. While doing so, they are working very hard to build or rebuild their military capability and become stronger to continue fighting the government forces.  This thing for decades has been happening and thus become a vicious cycle for the MILF.  The government must talk peace with the MILF in a position of strength.  When the MILF hits treacherously from the back, just like what he has been doing for decades and as again noticed during the past week, the AFP must hit back very hard without let up until the enemy is down gasping for breath and has difficulty regaining strength.  It is just like what happened to the MILF during the time of Erap. If the enemy again for the next time does the same, double the punishment on him.  I don’t think the MILF rebels could afford to see their families running from fight areas all the time without food, shelter, and sleep.   With this, the MILF would certainly ask the government to talk peace under the government’s terms, not their’s.  At present, the government is talking peace with the MILF under the latter’s terms. My golly! May God bless the Philippines! 

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Victor-Visitacion/100000596498732 Victor Visitacion

    Naaawa ako sa ating mga kasundaluhan at mga mamamayan. Kung pinapatay pangmaramihan. D man lang makaganti dahil pinagbabawalan ng Gobyerno na gumanti. Nasaan ang hustisya. Paano na. DIYOS KO PO TULUNGAN MO KAMI.  IKAW na lang po ang tangi naming pag-asa. 

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_AUVZQYX3IUO7R2PEZRDS6ZDFUA RamBoDan

    these ceasefire violations by MILF…are they being monitored by the human rights violation advocates, right? why they’re so silent now…show who you are guys…

    • http://twitter.com/bolblizt dominic rivera

      Doon kc sa kalaban pusta..

  • Tyopando

    Sa aking palagay, hindi pwedeng sabihin ni PNoy na “ititigil ang peace talks” dahil sa posibleng epekto nito sa pan-daigdigang imahe ng  Pilipinas…….. 

    Malaki ang magiging epekto ng gyera sa turismo at pang-kalakalan kung saan lalong kakaunti ang magna-nais na pumasyal o mag-negosyo dito sa Pilipinas…….

    Maramng leaders din ng iba’t-ibang bansa ang mag-re-react lalo pa yung mga sumu-suporta sa peace talks 
    Pwedeng magdulot ito ng sari-saring problema para sa Pilipinas.  Baka pati ang mga OFW maapektuhan….
    Kaya nga ang solusyon……..   plastikan na lang……….. kunyari tuloy ang peace talks…… pero sa likod……. tuloy ang bakbakan……… hangga’t hindi nauubos ang mga rebeldeng iyan.Sa ating Sandatahang Lakas…….. ituloy nyo ang laban para sa bayan….. huwag ninyong isuko ang kahit anong parte ng Pilipinas sa mga rebeldeng iyan…….. ubusin nyo sila…. at sa huli…. kapayapaan…

  • http://twitter.com/bolblizt dominic rivera

    The rebels are making our gov’t a big fool. 

  • Anonymous

    mga nag aral naman sana kayo, bakit kayo kayang oaikutain ng mga ordinaryo at di nakapag aral na mag goons na ito?
    SINABO NA SA INYO, THESE ARE COMMON, ILLITERATE THUGS, WHO WILL KILL FOR A SIMPLE HEATED ARGUMENT!
    HOW CAN YOU THINK THEIR MILF BOSSES CAN TELL THEM TO STAY THEIR ARMS?
    you are a bunch of idiots….as only idiots can watch their rank decimated and just stare….PNOY is the head idiot…he doesn’t care. his mother released thousands of communist, and look how and what they are doing now as well..

  • http://twitter.com/bolblizt dominic rivera

    Where are those Commission Human Rights now, the Bayan Muna activist?

    • Anonymous

      Bok, hwag na tayung umasa sa HR at Bayan Muna, nasa Malakanyang sila lahat nakaupo…

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_M6UL2UG4OGTMCLSYGB5MVJ7USE InSearchOfTruth

      the chr is only concerned with the “rights” of the criminals, not the victims!  never ko pa narinig yang mga bwisit na yan na umatungal dahil may inosenteng sibilyan o militar/pulis na napatay sa egkwentro. 

      hangga’t meron chr, kawawa ang taongbayan!

    • http://www.facebook.com/people/Brando-Pascual/100002132017262 Brando Pascual

      Commission on Human Rights? E actibista ang nakaupo doon. Maka communista! Mag classmate sa UP si Joma Sison at Nur Misuari who started the Moro rebellion.  

      • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_PRD4RDB2WA7IJIQRMMUKPWLSGU Babinski

        Totoo yan, agree ako diyan. Yong human rights na yan, walang kuwenti. Beroin mo na tutol sila sa ID system. Kong myroon tayo diyan, madaling ma tunton ang kriminal. Kaya sa Singapore, lahat naka system, so ang tao natatakot gumawa ng krim. At dapat bitay na. At dapat wala ng cash na transaction puro electronic payment na lahat para walang mangungupit. Taasan lahat ng nag trabaho sa Gov. Ayusin ang lahat ng INFRA. Oo, hindi padali gawin ito, pero kaingan na. Kawawa na ang Pinas.

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Victor-Visitacion/100000596498732 Victor Visitacion

    Kawawa po ang ating kasundaluhan at mga mamamayan. Pinagpapatay ng kaliwa’t kanan ng maramihan at di makaganti dahil ito ay mahigpit na pinagbabawalan ng gobyerno. O DIYOS KO. Tulungan mo po kami. IKAW na lamang po ang makakaluwas sa amin.

  • Anonymous

    ah lahu akbar, we will kill as many pilipino soldiers as we can because noynoy has told us it is alright to kill as many pilipino soldiers as we, can his general cannot do anything beause they know they will be dishonarably discharge from the service if they disobey my order, allahu akbar

  • Anonymous

    “San Juan Rep. JV Ejercito urged Mr. Aquino to take a strong action against the rebels and warned against a coup d’etat from disgruntled soldiers. Other lawmakers dismissed the threat, saying the President’s high popularity rating would prevent a power grab.”

    so in the end of the day its all politics for the “other lawmakers” and PeNoy…
    we are loosing military and civilian lives, and you people still think of popularity? BS to you!

    I won’t be surprised if there would be a coup d’etat

  • http://profiles.yahoo.com/u/S42XIXNLXWDSOTMCWNUB6CRGQU DoDong

     alam ko na magiging palusot ng malakanyang pag nag sabi sila ng all out war sa milf,,, sabhin nila na inde nila pwede ibulgar ang plan nila ng all out war kaya sinasabi lang nila na peace talk muna…  nyahahahah…

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Jose-Hernani-Parco/100000334088180 Jose Hernani Parco

    no need to proclaim “no to all-out war”! the moros are already doing an “all-out war”!

  • Anonymous

    mahina ang prsidente. sa karikature nga ng pilipino star ngayon ang nakalagay ay “kamay na bakal” ay naging “kamay ng bakla”.

  • Anonymous

    lesson  101 you negotiate  peace in  a position of strenght, right now the armed forces of the philippines, is not in a position of strenght.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_FOPMU3EOVKFANYIWAADV7EZAXU Divina Wind

    Philippines must have only one military force- therefore, our military must eradicate now the illegitimate military forces in our country before they become so huge and so powerful. Someone once said: “If you see a snake, you must kill it immediately.”

    The leaders of the MILF are psychopathic terrorists and criminals- they don’t deserve our mercy.

    The intelligence agency of Saudi Arabia is funding the MILF and they were the ones who ordered the latter to kill our soldiers. Why? I have one theory but I can’t tell here. How do I know? I can’t tell here but our intelligence agencies can ask the intelligence agency of Iran- because they know the fingerprints of the intelligence agency of Saudi Arabia. (They were the ones who informed the CIA about Usama bin Laden being the #1 mole of the intelligence agency of Saudi Arabia within Al Qaeda and they were the ones who tipped the CIA where they could find UBL before the latter was murdered. But why? The intelligence agency of Iran knows how to think many moves ahead.)

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_PRD4RDB2WA7IJIQRMMUKPWLSGU Babinski

      Yes totoo yan. Pero paano? Bakla at walang bayag ang Presidenti eh. So, wala. Kawawa lang ang mamayang Pilipino. Galing pa sa mga nakaraang Presidenti. Wasak na talaga.

  • Anonymous

    Yan ang sinasabing Karma sa Pnoy at KKK Administration. Pag tungkol kay GMA puro daldal sila, mga bakla at walang mga bayag! Pnoy magsu-ot ka nalang ng bistida!!

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_NWVMLLUEVODVD4BHGZJ7JH5ANU seekleer

    The sad truth of the matter is that the government and its soldiers, PMA-er or otherwise are no match for the MILF. The MILF have better “intelligence” network…They have eyes and ears that monitor the movements of the troops, and they strike anywhere they please and the government and its soldiers are helpless and hopeless. Their best move at every encounter is retreat or die. I feel sorry for the families of those soldiers. Pinoy needs to learn “military tactics/strategy”course real quick. His soldiers are being slaughtered left and right everyday, soon, there will not be any soldier left to welcome the Chinese in Spratleys. Heck, that’s the best they can do,,,.Pinoy would be better served by giving the NPA a contract to fight against the MILF in exchange of Presidency. JOMA would gladly take on the reins…

  • Anonymous

    The Commander in Chief and President Benigno Simeon “Noynoy” Aquino III,  must direct an all out war against the enemies of the Philippines.  The “best defense is offense” is a military principle that we learned during our military training. There is no excuse for the President to just sit and do nothing against the enemies of the State. while scores of soldiers and civilians are dying.. 

    President Aquino, we  should not wait for another ambush, because, the MILF Commanders know that they can kill and the AFP will do nothing. We must stop the peace negotiatons NOW.  We will resume the peace negotiations only when the killing stops.
    Mr. President, let us send more troops to Mindanao, Let us train more SCOUT RANGERS and  Special Forces teams, whose job is fight the unconventional warfare. We are running against time, and the time to do it is now.
    I hope you will agree with me.

    Ernesto Gange,
    Bensalem,  Pennsylvania, USA

     

  • http://profiles.yahoo.com/u/S42XIXNLXWDSOTMCWNUB6CRGQU DoDong

    Impeach na yan … for incompetent president. mas ok pa ata si binay maski maliit at negro

  • http://profiles.yahoo.com/u/S42XIXNLXWDSOTMCWNUB6CRGQU DoDong

    CHR.. eh baka sisihin pa nyan ang militar pag nagsalita ..

  • Anonymous

    To Army Spokesman Major Cabunoc:  News today you AFP said to MILF:  Surrender or be hunted.  Owws sa tingin nyo matatakot ang MILF at susurender sila ng kusa sa AFP?Oh come on, sabi nyo tutugisin sila kaso sa kampo at teritory sila ng MILF pumupunta after ng ambush at attack ano gagawin ng AFP kailangang mag-coordinate sa kanila at humingi ng permiso may hahabulin kami lawless elements makikiraan kmi at magpapaalam.  Sir, as a good and intelligent officer, tama ba iyon?I-analyze mo nga kung bakit ganun ang sistema di ba mahirap sa AFP iyon kaya nga nagsalita si Col. Parlade kasi disadvantage un mga sundalo natin kapag inaatake dahil sa ganitong arrangement at procedure.  Sir, mag-isip naman kyo kung fair ba iyon at magsalita din naman kung mali at dapat ituwid at baguhin kaya ngrecommend si Col. Parlade at ibang liders ng bansa na unfair at tied un kamay ng AFP ngaun. Yung news ngaun yan ang hinihingi ng sundalo at taongbayan right after the ambushes and killings kaso late na wala n sila saan nyo sila tutugisin ngaun?

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_YJYUN7MELYSCTZ2XESGPTBGWSY Myke

    Dinaanan bago lang ng bagyo ang Mindanao, walang nang makain…..magsimula ng gyera para ang pamilya ay nasa evacuation centers at merong makain, simple lang kaya may kaguluhang ito.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_YGUVDEUJTH47NXLOEMCOSCMGIU Anonymous

    I just watched Dra. Clarita Carlos on tv being interviewed by Arnold Clavio of Unang Hirit. She clearly stated that her friend  Marvic Leonen is right to continue with the peace talk.

    She cited the Basque Separatist Movement ETA independently declaring cessation of hostilities against the government of Spain and about Kashmir.

    Dra. Clarita, ETA declared it because they are not too powerful enough to continue on with their armed struggle. They will not stand  against the advanced weaponry and training of the Spanish Army now which is also part of NATO.

    And about Kashmir Pakistan conceding to have truce?  Yes, because Pakistan is running out of resources to sustain its border security with India. And also because western nations are wary of the present government of Pakistan.

     they cuddled Osama Bin Laden

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_PJYROLJTLF3GDCN3VNV2WLWA64 Chong Go

    mga sundalo mauubos kayo sa sistema ni pnoy na bugok

  • mmm choco

    PNoy – ayan ilang military personnel at civilian KAILANGAN mamatay para sa peace na di nila gusto?? naka bobo mo ba sa history..??? sino nga teacher mo ulit at mapag sabihan… YOU FAILED AS A TEACHER!!! bobo pa rin student mo..

  • Anonymous

    mga pare…respeto naman sa ating commander-in-chief. hintayin nyo na lang na maging presidente kayo saka nyo ipatupad ang sistema na gusyo ninyo. alam ko magiging presidente kayo kasi ang gagaling nyo.

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_PRD4RDB2WA7IJIQRMMUKPWLSGU Babinski

      Ayos yan sagot mo pare. Jejeje…Talagang umuunlad ang Pinas…

      • Anonymous

        sa totoo lang pare…magagaling ang pinoy, at sa tingin ko sobra pa sa galing dahil gusto yata ng lahat gustong maging presidente. isipin nyo na lang pare napaka sensitive na issue ang moro problem at dinadamay pa ang lahat ng mga “muslim” ng ibang commentators dito. subukan kaya nila mag all-out-war at idamay lahat ang filipino muslim at titingnan natin kung di maging ala-russia ang pinas. naglaho ang ussr dahil halos maubos ang laman ng kaban ng bayan sa russia dahil sa pakikipagdigma nito sa mga afghan mujahideen. maraming bansang islamiko ang sumusuporta sa moro issue. isa pa, kesa mapuno ng refugees ang bansang malaysia…magbibigay na lang sila ng training at armas sa mga moro para lalong masadlak sa kahirapan ang pinas at di na kailanman pipiyok upang pagtangkaang ariin ang sabah at hindi maging dominante ang populasyon ng mga moro sa sabah.

      • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_IJ2DA4ZHFHZOM2I2UCLJGFY7GI Shai

        juanditamad…kung hindi ka muslim, alam mo na karamihan sa mga muslims, kundi man lahat, ay sumusuporta sa MILF… well, kung muslim ka, di lalong alam mo, no?  Kaya huwag mong sabihin na dinadamay ang lahat ng muslims.     

      • Anonymous

        shai, ano ibig mo sabihin, karamihan sa mga muslim ay sumusuporta sa milf?..so ano ngaun…umpisa na ng ethnic cleansing? cge ka gagamitin tayo ni AdbullslamAziz.

      • Anonymous

        call it cleansing but only the bad ones and leave the good ones behind. criminals irregardless of religious affiliations doesn’t deserve impunity. include those who cuddled them.

      • Anonymous

        approve!

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_EU56OS2ATEZ27LRS2Y7UWERATE Jovy

    What does the MILF want that we do not already have? We have religious freedom, we have a democracy although flawed gives us an opportunity to say our mind without the risk of being shot. we have freedom of expression. What do they want?

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_7V3LRKVRNZAHKZKPRLAFIJXA5E Ming Mow

    Si penoy lumabas ang pagka shokling! lol. wala talaga tong Penoy nato kailangan na ng Coup d’etat. 

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_MYTXRXGVJWVQ34UFD3FUECACTM Abdullah Azamher

    “Where is our government? Basilan Bishop Martin Jumoad asked while saying a prayer for the slain rubber workers. “Who will feed their children now? I hope the national leaders will do something so that the people may feel that the government is doing something for them.” — sorry bishop nagtatago pa. takot e. save your souls na lng muna kasi wala kang maaasahan at saka baka ialis ka sa pwesto mo o ikulong ka.

  • Anonymous

    I don’t understand this govt’, they already know from history that MILF is cuddling all these criminals,terrorist, abu’s and all criminal elements at their lair, yet hesitation and just plain playing dumb turning their heads the other way like they don’t know what is going on. Under this regime, everything went up in prices including additional EVAT and toll fees, an enormous burden to all, yet increased in wages has been ignored. Now here is the worst part, we have a national crisis on our hands and our people are dying left and right everyday in successions by way of ambushes and Pnoy doesn’t seem to value human lives of the Filipino people. All these killings ambushed assassination style has gone unabated because of an indecisive and confused President. It must be too complicated for him to decipher all the events. But on the other hand, he exemplify the art of cuddling criminals, he’s got one in the senate and a lot more in his supposedly whistle blowers. He is a complete model to everyone to follow by his example, but sent the wrong signal to the wrong groups of criminals MILF, now they emulate him by his example. Why can’t people understand an all out war, only against the MILF and Abu Sayaff terrorist!!! These groups are just bandits and criminals, their claim is just a disguise to support their criminal activities……and their selfish self interest.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_75NKXEK63AWAXOYZKGI3FC3KHI Chu li

    Pnoy best bet for the next miss universe pageant for his stand in promoting peace and feeding the soldiers to the MILF rebels….

  • Anonymous

    Enough for this peace talk. These rebels are terrorists, criminals and also are in cahoots with local govt leaders. And they used to be in cahoots also in the past with the national govt, and I am not sure now but my doubts are there. Whenever these rebels are surrounded, an order comes out for a ceasefire. Obviously, this govt is only playing. They are not sincere of settling the issue. the fact is there are millions of Mindanoans who does not like these terrorist and the govt is giving attention to this terrorist and turning back against the local populace. Whenever the local people uprises to fight back, the govt military comes in to stop or arrest them…Look at this weak govt, they are more into politicking, self-enrichment, enjoys the spotlight of the press…In my opinion, its only Erap who seems to be sincere of eradicating this cancer. And I bet, FPJ could have been a better president. Arroyo has her own interest,  anoither corrupt and insincere. She have manipulated to kick out Erap for her own inetrest, these are our leaders, weak, corrupt or maybe abnormal…STOP THE PEACE TALK, AND GET IT RESOLVED AND THE PEOPLE OF MINDANAO WILL SUPPORT. IF THE GOVERMENT WANTS THE CIVILIAN TO BE INVOLVED, YOU CAN BE SURE THAT THERE WILL BE MILLIONS WHO WILL SUPPORT….

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_NXU2XGAHFDYLAQULE3TMTR6SWU Brando

      That is true tagamindanao! Actually Filipino taxpayers (only few Muslims pay tax per report) are providing support to the MILF. How? The local government executives who are their own kind give them financial support taken from their internal revenue allotment (IRA). Which is why there is almost no developmental projects in terms of infrastructure done by the LGUs there.  These Muslim LGUs could not be audited by the COA because of fear of the consequences. It happened in the 90′s in Maganoy (now Sharif Agguak) in Maguindanao. COA personnel from national office were killed in an ambush after they audited Andal Ampatuan, the then mayor of the town. If an audit report comes out it is the result of a moro-moro audit showing every centavo was spent judiciously. Have you heard of any Muslim local government executive found guilty of such? It is only the Ampatuans because they already have so much sins that they could no longer be saved by Allah.

  • Anonymous

    your country will be in chaos forever, until you won’t give up your oil.

    they don’t want to deal with your government, because your race is not trustworthy, don;t respect any contracts.

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_PRD4RDB2WA7IJIQRMMUKPWLSGU Babinski

      nowhere_to_be_found : What? Are you ok? Just like you saying that give your virginity

    • Anonymous

      ha? ano daw?

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_2ZPLXB7KDA2DN2Z53IXWSKKAZU Kakashi

      you are one son of a B#tch!go to your cave!

  • Anonymous

    the force behind MILF wanted to deal with Muslims than the Christian Philippine government.

    The Filipinos are not trustworthy, they don’t respect any contracts. Why do you need to deal with untrustworthy people?

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_2ZPLXB7KDA2DN2Z53IXWSKKAZU Kakashi

      “”The Filipinos are not trustworthy, they don’t respect any contracts. Why do you need to deal with untrustworthy people?”"”     tama ang name mo…kc hindi k pinoy hindi k matagpuan…hindi k dapat irespeto kung cno k mang herodes k…

  • Anonymous

    In
    year 2000, the warmongering of these people and their refusal to listen
    to legitimate grievances of the minority resulted in the displacement
    from their homes of 1 Million – I repeat, 1 million – people. In 2003,
    430 thousand. And in 2008, we were actually world champions in having
    produced the highest number of evacuees among all internal conflicts in
    the world – 715,000 bakwits. I know we hav…e more than enough laws in
    these countries but there should be added another one – a law requiring
    any one who engages in warmongering to stay for a week in a tent with
    bakwits or to join the fight against the rebels, to show that their
    warmongering arises from a true humanitarian sentiment or that they
    actually have the balls to join the fight. I rest my case! — Atty.
    Zainudin Malang.

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_NXU2XGAHFDYLAQULE3TMTR6SWU Brando

      All because you asked for it! And you are again asking for another round of evacuations of such magnitude! Why not you just live like the Maranaos in many parts of the country who are doing business. Live peacefully. The Maranaos can co-exist with us anywhere. But why we can’t co-exist with you in Mindanao?

  • Anonymous

    Just
    now at SND, Lanao del Norte, there was an encounter between MILF
    combatants and AFP. Fortunately, no casualties and/or injured reported.
    We hope, this is not an issue of “From Basilan to Zambo and finally to
    Lanao”. Let us all work together for peace. There is so much waste in
    war and so much to gain in peace! Let’s condemn hawks and warmongers
    from “Filipino” leaders and media!!!
     

  • Anonymous

    Just
    now at SND, Lanao del Norte, there was an encounter between MILF
    combatants and AFP. Fortunately, no casualties and/or injured reported.
    We hope, this is not an issue of “From Basilan to Zambo and finally to
    Lanao”. Let us all work together for peace. There is so much waste in
    war and so much to gain in peace! Let’s condemn hawks and warmongers
    from “Filipino” leaders and media!!!
     

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_N5Z7WY2SAGBHI6AA7PV2QIZP5A Renz Roger

    walang kapyapan hangat may armas ang kalaban armasan na ang mga sibilyan para lumiit ang mundo ng mga yan

  • Anonymous

    Gerahin na yan MILF territory kahit na madamay yun mga sibilyan sa teritoryo nila. Tutal karamihan diyan mga kamag-anak din naman yan ng mga taga-MILF at mga supporters nila. Yan ang nagbibigay ng impormasyon sa MILF commanders kung may papalapit nang mga sundalo. It’s impossible to think that they are not related to MILF one way or another since they are inside MILF territory.

    • Anonymous

      tama. pero delikado din kasi hindi kabisado ng sundalo natin yun terrain. maganda siguro mag surveillance muna tapos total news black out. media kasi, minsan ang nagpapasubo sa mga misyon na ganyan.

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_IJ2DA4ZHFHZOM2I2UCLJGFY7GI Shai

      Mang_Teban…tama ka… u know pag may all-out-war, yang mga pamilya ng MILF pupunta yan sa mga evacuation centers at kunwari victims/evacuues.  Pero magtataka ka, nasaan ang mga grown-up men sa kanila?  Karamihan sa evacuees nila (daw) mga babae lang, mga bata at matatanda. Kung may lalaki man ay matatanda.  Magtanong ka sa mga taga-Mindanao (non-muslim of course) at yan din ang sasabihin.  Imagine, while nakipag-away ang MILF sa mga sundalo natin,  ang pamilya nila pinapakain ng gobyerno o ng donations ng mga Christians.
      Kapal-mukha !  

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_RGNTNWXIAFKOMJ32NX3ZZSKMG4 Avid

    this is just so stupid….those rebels are hiding behind ceasefire agreement, they don’t take it seriously. ano pa ba hihintayin ng gobyerno, maubos ang mga sundalo natin? I wish PNOy would be the one facing these morons,…or those who do not want an all-out war…’wag nio ibala sa canyon ang mga kawawang sundalo!

  • Anonymous

    Dear All,
    We are not war mongering. The very fact that these “terrorists” are in the guise for settlement. They dont want peace, they are criminals and adventurism. You talk peace with them but they stabbed you at the back.Look whatt is happening now, kawawa ang mga civilian lalot na ang mga Kristiyano. Look at that Italian priest who was killed, its a campaign against so called ‘infidels’ in their eyes. Enough is enough, we have to settle and clean it up. The Bible says cut the dirty off from your body.  Eliminate those culprits. Only then we can have peace. Root out those ‘WAR LIKE’ or terrorist and only then we can have peace. I am sure the terrorists nor the MILF does not want an all out war because they know they can be squashed. And some govt leaders does not want peace so they can avail the unaccountable funds to their pockets…..What a govt? What a people? Face it or lost it!

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_PRD4RDB2WA7IJIQRMMUKPWLSGU Babinski

    alice_in_chains: Tama ka, pero sana may plan na sila. Ang kina iinis ng mga tao kasi naipag usap pa ang Gov. sa mga MILF. Sumigaw na ang taong bayan na wag mikipag usap sa mga taong ito. Peace? Yong pakikipag usap ng matino, dati payan, hindi pa tao pinanganak. Wala nga kasi, gusto nila angkinin ang Mindanao. Ikaw ba as Pilipino, papayag ka? Very simple.

  • Anonymous

    after the government had successfully reached a settlement with the MILF, what’s next? There is still Umbrakato’s group… and then what? goverment with be back to negotiation’s table again? it’s a freaking vicious cycle… peace in mindanao will forever just be an imaginary mission of every filipino.

    the current government should affirm who is the enforcer of the law and who runs the state.

    MILF is a terrorist group… they serve as haven for Al-quiada members.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_6ZLK7JJATJQA4V2CLFI5ED7CAI Puericulture

    guys type nyo “MILF” sa google search, then click on images…. grabe! daming giyera..

  • Anonymous

    lets have ceasefire and talk peace. ceasefire lng tayo habang binabanatan. mag usap tayo ng peacetalk habang pinapatay. o mga milf huntingin nyo na mga sundalo habang nag peacetalk sila. banatan nyo na habang nag ce-ceasefire sila. chansa nyo na ngayon mga milf habang mahina presidente ng pilipinas at wla pakialam mga general busy pa cla payaman.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_G2FNGRM2CKU2C5TTYBHPQBPOMA thor

    In Libya the UN, NATO and United states supported the Rebels to Defeat Gaddafi. But Only in the Phillipines the President order the militiry to be defensive mode only. Maybe his plan is to send his Kabarilan to fight this rebels so that we have more chances of winning. Our military has only Paltik but the President Kabarilan have AK47 and more high power weapons. GO GO GO President Kabarilan Group.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_DHMPSQKL3E6DAV63STPT4KYAFU Rj

    Sa harap ni pnoy peace talks …. sa likuran panay ambush and assaults…simple denial pag tinanong…. hanggang kailan kayo matuto makipag usap sa kulturang ganyan……….The only language they understand is, “eye for an eye tooth for a tooth”…..no matter how u will understand them. As long as they will keep on embracing the old teaching walang mangyaring peace…..  pag may pinatay sa isang clan, kailangan merong mamatay kabilang clan…..and the worst thing is :….. “non believers of islam are infidels, and infidels must die”….where in this world shall we go after all if they dominate in numbers and arms.  People in governments…….how would deal with that?……… Maybe we should read the bible or simply learn how Israelis do their thing against this….1. remember the general and his men who were slained during a peace deal ceremony in downtown Jolo…..2. Umbra Kato assulting villages and towns like a barbarian after a halt in signing of territorial claims for their autonomy….3. recurring violations of ceasefire agreements…..4. kidnappings as fund raisers…. etc….. mga sir sa Malacanang, wag mag bulagbulagan……putolan muna nag sungay yan bago beybehen…… maniwala sana kayo……..U cant find a chapel in a muslim dominated area….  subukan mong mag lagay na kahit poste, u will nt live the next day….. (bcoz it is lawful for them to kill an infidel or non-islam, it is their teaching)… yet too many mosque u cn find in the midst of christian villages and urban centers…….. GOD, HELP US !!

  • franklyn flores

    Wala na tayong obligasyong makipag peace talk peace talk pa sa mga debaril na mangmang na mga yan kung nag All out war at ubusin na ang mga yan lagyan narin ng media stoppage habang inuubos sila. I’m sure early next year pwede na nating ma enjoy ang mga magagandang white sand beaches ng Mindanao by next year.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_IJ2DA4ZHFHZOM2I2UCLJGFY7GI Shai

    I dont like Arroyo but I dont like your Erap either… Busy lang siya sa inuman at babae.  Nag-declare lang siya ng all-out-war noon dahil napatay ng rebels ang godson niya, otherwise…     

  • Anonymous

    We Muslims have the right to own everything. It is our destined destiny
    to conquer Mindanao and the rest of the Philippines. Praise be to Allah
    we are only a few steps away from total victory. The Philippines shall
    soon convert to Islam and all ldiotic pagan worshiping pigs like
    yourself
    will be cleansed from our promised land. Bismillah Al tahiat u lilah wa
    al salawat wa taibat,al salam alik aiha al nibby wa rahmt Allah u wa
    barakatu, al salam Allah uma salli ala muhammeden wa ala al muhammeden
    kama salita ala
    ibrahim wa ala al ibrahim wa barek ala muhammeden wa ala al muhammeden
    kama barakt ala ibrahim! Subhan rabbi al azeem Allahu akbar!

    قاتلوا الذين لا يؤمنون بالله ولا باليوم الآخر ولا نرى أن يمنع هاث التي
    حرم الله ورسوله، ولا نعترف دين الحق، حتى لو كانوا من أهل الكتاب، حتى
    انهم يدفعون الجزية مع التقديم على استعداد، ويشعر أنفسهم مهزوماقاتلوا
    الذين لا يؤمنون بالله ولا باليوم الآخر ولا نرى أن يمنع هاث التي حرم الله
    ورسوله، ولا نعترف دين الحق، حتى لو كانوا من أهل الكتاب، حتى انهم يدفعون
    الجزية مع التقديم على استعداد، ويشعر أنفسهم مهزوما

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_PBOZBBLRVEOTWHXEXOAXJR3Q3Y Dana

      Brother Abdul, the ILAGA warriors are looking for you now.

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_2ZPLXB7KDA2DN2Z53IXWSKKAZU Kakashi

      guard who let this dog out?!

    • Anonymous

      I will pray to Mohammed that you will be buried amongst pig entrails, and your male children be sold as slaves in Saudi Arabia where they will be sodomized everyday until they grow to like it.  I will also pray to Allah that your wife will leave you to a Jew and she will learn how it is to be married to a real man.hahahahaسأصلي لمحمد أنه سيتم دفن لكم مع أحشاء الخنازير وتباع أطفالك الذكور كعبيد في المملكة العربية السعودية حيث سيتم اللواط أنهم اليومية حتى تنمو لمثل ذلك. سأصلي أيضا إلى الله أن زوجتك سوف أترك لكم ليهودي وانها سوف تتعلم كيف لها أن تكون متزوجة من رجل حقيقي.كخخخخخخخخخخخخخ

      • Anonymous

        mohammad satan sagir is little brother of satan kabir, dvd dvd dvd clear copy, dvd,dvd,dvd,

      • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_NXU2XGAHFDYLAQULE3TMTR6SWU Brando

        To Acidicboy,.Kaya pala maraming asawa ang mga Muslim men? Well I had for many times Muslim girlfriends, and they don’t like the Muslim men. Mga tamad daw! Nagtitiis sila sa mga piling niyo. Wala silang magawa e. Give them – the Muslim women – the freedom they deserve! Hahaha! I pity them, really!

    • Anonymous

      what a disgrace! no wander most people viewed islam as a terrorist-loving religion because of people like you.

      • Anonymous

        heh, ibn arabi, rumi, ghazali, ibn sina, ibn battuta, al kindi, al farabi, ibn khaldun, al khwarizmi, etc. they are muslims but not terrorist. you can google them.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_IJ2DA4ZHFHZOM2I2UCLJGFY7GI Shai

    Jovy… they want Mindanao.

  • Anonymous

    I am not for an all out war. I am for peace.  But I believe an all-out war is not necessarily anti-peace.

    I am for peace on one hand AND for an unwavering determination and commitment to enforce the law and sovereignty of the land on the other.

    If the insurgents are really sincere there should be no problem understanding that there are certain government responsibilities that are indispensable.  But if the MILF aka Abu Sayaf will just use and abuse the ceasefire to beef up their capability for more violence while still coveting the lives of our soldiers and civilians and while pursuing their criminal enterprise of kidnapping, murder, piracy, extortion, terrorism, etc. (taking advantage, for example, of the so-called ATS which facilitate the magical TRANSFORMATION of criminals and terrorists to MILF and vice-versa every time), then
    IF THE ENFORCEMENT OF THE LAW WILL MEAN AN ALL-OUT WAR THEN SO BE IT. 

    I believe the policy of sincerely wanting and reaching out for peace (incl genuine economic, social service and social justice progress) while maintaining the non-negotiability of the Republic’s right and responsibility to uphold the law in every square inch of the land is the way to go to protect the
    Republic from the deceit of those who never truly want peace and to achieve long lasting and genuine peace to those who truly aspire for it.

    .

  • Anonymous

    the military and police casualties continue to rise while the milf continue to score and laugh at gov’t peace panel. and much more maybe they’re so thankful to pnoy’s actions & decisions?!

    if all out war is not an option then at least enforce the law! it’s not an excuse to suspend it because the criminals gone to milf’s refuge under the truce agreement. they are outlaws that need to be arrested!

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_U7T7BP5KQKFBP7PMJ66OLQ35JA Reggie

    WAKE UP PNOY!!!! Put more attention to this, PLEASE!

    You’re a President, a head of a sovereign state. You shouldn’t negotiate anymore with these terrorists. They are biting you back with treachery. Only the AFP should be heavily armed. Peace talks are giving these criminals a safe haven, where law can’t reach them when it should.

  • Anonymous

    Agree with BudzD.
    There are outlaws hovering or in refuge with the MILF. And if the MILF provides sactuary for them then they should also confront the law.
    In fact they have been talking about peace for many times, and inspite of the ongoing talks, the MILF contiunes to sow terror. MILF, ABUSAYYAF, MNLF they are all the same brand of TERRORIST.
    IF YOU WANT PEACE, ELIMIINATE THEM FOR GOOD, LOOK AT SRI LANKA, they were almost overrun by the TAMILS, they have been talking about peace and nothing happens until they decided to go an all out war to eliminate the terrorist. And now they have PEACE!

    • Anonymous

      heh, ibahin mo ang mga moro sa tamil tigers.

  • Anonymous

    Someone is behind this, someone with intention of stirring up a war in  this part of the world for his/their perosnal gains

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_UAWXKOHFB72QKG4PS7KN6ZSBSA Danilo Luces

    parang kanta lang ng asin to (cotabato) ang gulo.

  • Anonymous

    It was said that the troops artillery were shelling the strategic areas of the enemy but out from nearby coastal, 200 armed men seized two elementary schools ahd held it. It caught everyone by surprise. Now this showed how well prepared they are and how ill prepared the troops were .It also showed that the enemy were not confined just to one area but they have networks and are scattered. They are ordinary people you see daily in the villages and towns, but they belong to the group whom they will take up arms for upon ordered. As Abdul has mentioned they are going to take visayas cebu and even luzon, and now whether its true or not o play mind games here , we dont know, but it may be they intend to have network base in those areas as well.  If ever there is a war which i hope not , the military were be caught off guard and thrown nto confusion, cos the enemy will strike from many places from the network they had built in the country. This is my observation and its may not be necessary correct.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_2BCV2YTRFVA3YOVMAN2A4RFHBM markx

    never trust a muslim, its in their blood!

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_XJONLBTZROWZAQYK52JMQNSXL4 Datu Puti

    Mukang nagtatago ata ang mga communist party ngayon (BAYAN MUNA, ANAKBAYAN) nasaan na ang mga idiots na ito? mag rally naman kayo para sa mga namatay na sundalo……..

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_T2DDIPNBHSCXCOHN3J7LOVCQ4Y Shinigami Sword

    Penoy is an Idiot. An idiot who must be removed from his position as soon as possible or else more soldier’s lives will be lost due to his incompetence and indecisiveness. 

  • herbert andal

    dito masusubukan yang si noynoy! matuwid nga pero bakubakong daan ang tatahakin natin. konting tigas naman sir!! baka iasa mo na naman sa mga secretaries mo ang issue na ito!? we didn’t elect you to write us flowery speeches. we chose you because we want change! hindi dapat beybihin ang mga rebelde dahil lamang sa pagtitipid! hiw can we defend our country against outside treats if we can’t defend it against our own people??

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_F3KWQ36X7BXHIHRRJD53JW65NQ Khalil Gibran

    and a retaliation by the AFP constitute to violating the ceasefire??? Honestly, this B.S by the MILF is really pathetic….

  • Anonymous

    culture of violence = muslims 

    • http://www.birdandfish.com Bird and Fishes

      you’re a worthless individual.
      A stereotypical maniac whom hides from reality. 
      Allah will curse your soul forever.
      And the people will judge your fate.

      • Anonymous

        cursing in the name of God….. Hmm… a classic example of culture of violence….

        people will judge my fate…… Only the Almighty ( the God of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob) judges peoples fate..
        Peace suicide bomber…

  • Anonymous

    Bismillah! Praise be to Allah for his divine guidance to our brave Islamic warriors in their fight against the demonic pagan occupiers. These despicable swines have been harassing the Muslim people of Mindanao for too long, the time has come for all Muslims to rise up and take back our promised land of Mindanao. God willing we will soon vanquish the infidels and all of Mindanao and the rest of the Philippines will be ours! Insha Allah! Subhan rabbi al aala Al tahiat u lilah wa al salawat wa taibat,al salam alik aiha al
    nibby wa rahmt Allah u wa barakatu, al salam alina wa ala ebad Allah e
    lsaleheen Allah uma salli ala muhammeden wa ala al muhammeden kama salita ala
    ibrahim wa ala al ibrahim wa barek ala muhammeden wa ala al muhammeden
    kama barakt ala ibrahim wa ala al ibrahim fe al alameen! Allahu Akbar! Allahu Akbar! Allahu Akbar!

    محاربتهم، وسوف يعاقبهم الله بأيديكم وتقديمهم للعار

    • Anonymous

      All your gods are no match for Satan! HAIL SATAN! *troll*



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