‘It’s Still Pork’

23 August 2013

Million People March still on as critics mock PDAF ‘abolition’

MANILA, Philippines — Critics of President Benigno Aquino III on Friday mocked his statement ordering the abolition of the Priority Development Assistance Fund, saying it did not change the loathed pork barrel system a growing number of Filipinos blame for perpetuating corruption and patronage politics.

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6 Responses to ‘It’s Still Pork’

  1. August 23, 2013 at 10:40 pm
    manuel buencamino

    Naku kung magsalita itong Makabayan bloc akala mo kahit minsan hindi sila nakibahagi sa PDAF. Parang sila si JPE na biglang galit sa PDAF. Ang masasabi ko lang ay yung makintab ang nguso walang K magmalinis. Okay ba yan Nato, Neri, at mga kapatid?

    • August 24, 2013 at 12:03 am

      in fairness, the makabayan bloc took a stand, no more pork for them, august 4 pa lang, wala pang call for a march… http://www.interaksyon.com/article/67907/no-more-pork–7-lawmakers-from-makabayan-bloc-wont-access-pdaf

      • August 24, 2013 at 12:36 am
        manuel buencamino

        Oo nga nauna lang sila kay JPE ng ilang linggo. My point is they used the PDAF until GMA stopped giving it to them and If I’m not mistaken they availed of it again when PNoy was elected. So we have Makabayan, JPE, and now Pnoy, Drilon, and Belmonte against PDAF. Who rides the high horse?

  2. August 24, 2013 at 12:04 am
  3. August 24, 2013 at 1:11 am

    ‘Sleight of mind’ by Winnie Monsod http://opinion.inquirer.net/59459/sleight-of-mind

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