After the latest Pulse Asia election survey came out showing former senator Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos, Jr. way ahead and Vice-President Leni Robredo trailing far behind, I could see all over social media a collective sigh of despair and defiance. Especially by all those doing house-to-house campaigning for her and still preparing for the final rallies […]
Why won’t Bongbong Marcos make his SALNs public?
Is it because his SALNs won’t be able to explain why his wealth grew from P600,000 to over P200 million without him paying any estate tax?
By Raissa Robles
Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos, Jr. has said that if he becomes president, he will not release his Statements of Assets, Liabilities and Net Worth (SALNs).
Are there too many problematic, hard to explain items in his SALNs? To read the rest, click on the blue title above.
I overheard reports that this video was supposed to be played during Marcos rallies but for some reason, it was dropped.
In any case, watch BY CLICKING ON THE BLUE TITLE ABOVE and tell me why.
1985: Gripped in the vice of tyranny, Manila dared to hope
In this 1985 piece, Alan Robles wrote what Manila was like after the dictator Ferdinand Marcos suddenly declared snap elections. To read the rest, please click ON THE BLUE TITLE ABOVE.
Sen. Bato on backing Aimee Ferolino: ‘Wala ito sinasanto’
At hindi siya makakarating sa mataas na posisyon kung masama ang kanyang ‘bad record’
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Thank you, Supreme Court, for suspending Larry Gadon on your own
And ordering him to explain why he should not be disbarred for that vile video
I have no words, really.
I’m floored. To read the rest, please click on the title above.
Part 1: Two days after BIR said they wouldn’t release a copy of Marcos’ tax data to me, they issued Bongbong a “certification” saying he had paid his taxes
When Ferdinand Bongbong Marcos Jr.’s senatorial candidate Larry Gadon assaulted me online in a filthy and obscene video that would shame his family and has led to calls for his disbarment, I noticed something he said while he was howling like a sex maniac. [
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Presidential term sharing? Rodrigo Duterte promised Bongbong THAT in 2018
By Raïssa Robles
Many are appalled that trapo politician Danilo Suarez voiced the idea of Bongbong Marcos and Sara Duterte sharing the six-year term of the presidency the way Martin Rromualdez shared the House Speakership term with Alan Peter Cayetano.
The idea is not new.
In fact, it was President Rodrigo Duterte who had first promised to share his presidential term with Bongbong Marcos.
Duterte aide plasters his face on paid ads asking public for pandemic aid
Politically tone-deaf and/or opportunist?
By Raïssa Robles
I was reading a piece on the spike in Covid cases on the Philippine Daily Inquirer site when out popped a Google ad showing a smiling Karlo Nograles asking we, the people, to donate to a Palace-driven project to aid the poor. Nograles is the secretary to President Rodrigo Duterte’s cabinet.
So I posted this on Twitter:
Two things wrong with this pic: 1) Duterte’s secretary to the cabinet Karlo Nograles asking 4 donations when Palace has not released all Bayanihan ayuda; 2) Palace wants to centralize ALL PRIVATE DONATIONS after discouraging everyone from donating to various groups. #ManigasKayo pic.twitter.com/0T7VtidOKK
— Raissa Robles (@raissawriter) March 10, 2021
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Philippine security officials may have hobbled their anti-terror drive with the new Anti-Terrorism Act
In its eagerness to smother the country with an all inclusive and oppressive anti terror law, the government may have shot itself in the foot.
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