Archive for July, 2008

Ibang mundo ni Arroyo

Tinanong ko ang isang dating cabinet member ni Gloria Arroyo kung ano ang atmosphere kapag nasa loob ka ng Malacañang. Gusto ko kasing intindihin kung bakit ang mga pinagsasabi ni Gloria Arroyo ay malayo sa nakikita at naramdaman ng taumbayan. Hindi ko alam kung siya ba ay nasa alapaap o talagang sobra siyang sinungaling.

July 31, 2008   Posted in: Politics, Web Links  61 Comments

Razon: Probe SAF role in 2004 election fraud coverup

Philippine National Police Chief Avelino Razon ordered yesterday Chief Superintendent Leocadio Santiago, director of the Special Action Force, to look into VERA Files two-part report that the elite police unit undertook the switching of 2004 election returns in the Batasan Pambansa. Makati Mayor Jejomar Binay, who is also president of the United Opposition, however, is […]

July 30, 2008   Posted in: Hello Garci scandal, Vera Files  36 Comments

Naloko kayo ‘no?

Naloko Kayo ‘no? That’s the after-Sona joke directed to those who applauded Gloria Arroyo when she announced that cost of text messages would now be 50 centavos per message. Here’s Arroyo’s boast: “Texting is a way of life. I asked the telecoms to cut the cost of messages between networks. They responded. It is now […]

July 30, 2008   Posted in: Malaya, Politics  38 Comments

Complicity in poll fraud coverup taints SAF record

by VERA Files (Conclusion) It was no accident that it was the Special Action Force of the Philippine National Police that penetrated the Batasan Pambansa and stuffed the ballot boxes with fake election returns to make it look like Gloria Arroyo won the 2004 elections. Established in 1983 initially to help combat insurgency and later […]

July 29, 2008   Posted in: Politics, Vera Files  41 Comments

Ang multo ng “Hello Garci”

Nilabas ng Vera Files ang special report na ginawa ko tungkol sa pagpalit ng Election Returns ng 2004 election sa Batasan na isinagawa ng Special Action Force ng Philippine National Police. Ang Vera Files nga pala ay binubuo ng anim na beteranong reporters (kasama ako doon) na sumusulat ng mga artikulong nagpapaliwanag at nagbibigay ng […]

July 29, 2008   Posted in: Politics, Web Links  20 Comments

Malacañang statement on SAF’s role in 2004 election fraud cover-up

Golez shrugs off report on 2004 Presidential poll fraud “Don’t believe in the baseless allegation, but, instead, respect the decision of the Supreme Court.” This was the reaction of Deputy Presidential Spokesperson Anthony Golez to the claim of a certain police officer that irregularities were committed in Batasan in connection with the 2004 presidential election.

July 28, 2008   Posted in: Politics, Vera Files  31 Comments

SAF commandos confirm 2004 poll fraud coverup

by VERA Files When Gloria Macapagal Arroyo delivers her eighth State of the Nation Address at the Batasang Pambansa session hall today, she will be standing close to where, three years ago, police commandos say they replaced genuine election returns (ERs) with fake ones in ballot boxes that were being readied for a recount of […]

July 28, 2008   Posted in: Politics  25 Comments

Nearing the tipping point?

While many heaved a sigh of relief upon hearing the news that peace talks between Philippine government and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front collapsed Friday, there were also those who were disappointed. Many of those who are disappointed do not necessarily believe that the memorandum of agreement that Arroyo’s representatives will sign with MILF leaders […]

July 28, 2008   Posted in: Malaya, Mindanao  14 Comments

Dureza describes Arroyo’s Sona gown

This is the gown. I can’t find a full length photo of GMA. If you find one, please send it to me: ellentordesillas@gmail.com The idiotization of the Filipino: Statement of Press Secretary Jesus Dureza (first version) by text: 1)PGMA’s gown will also capture her key Sona theme of self-reliance, protecting the environment, helping the poor, […]

July 27, 2008   Posted in: Politics  31 Comments

5th anniversary of Oakwood “mutiny”

Five years ago, more than 300 young officers and soldiers took a stand against Gloria Arroyo’s corruption and misgovernance. They decided on Oakwood Hotel in Makati as the most strategic place available to them at that time to deliver their message to the people. So many things have happened since then.

July 27, 2008   Posted in: Magdalo  17 Comments