Where did Habacon get all those money he distributed during 2004 elections?

One of the libel suits filed by Mike Arroyo against Malaya publisher Jake Macasaet and editors was over a May 19, 2004 article by Senate reporter JP Lopez quoting former senator Francisco “Kit” Tatad identifying the husband of Gloria Arroyo as the “chief operator” in manipulating the results of the 2004 elections. Tatad, in that […]

August 22, 2011  Tags: ,   Posted in: 2004 elections  39 Comments

‘We switched ERs for Gloria Arroyo’

First of a series PNP team admits breaking into Batasan building By Nancy C. Carvajal Philippine Daily Inquirer A police officer and his “boys” have come forward saying they stole original election returns (ERs) then kept at the Batasang Pambansa building and replaced these with fake ones to make sure Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo would still emerge […]

July 29, 2011  Tags:   Posted in: 2004 elections, Gloria Arroyo and family, Hello Garci scandal  62 Comments

May mga kakampi ngayon ni Pnoy na maaring matamaan kapag hinalungkat ang dayaan sa 2004 na eleksyun

Natutuwa ako na nabuhay ang “Hello Garci” at ang dayaan ng 2004 na eleksyun. Sana, sa wakas, malalaman natin ang buong katotohanan. Natatawa rin ako dahil sa paglabas ng mga recycled na mga artikulo at mga impormasyun na nilabas nitong mga nakaraang anim na taon ay akala ng marami ay bago. Katulad na lang ng […]

July 24, 2011  Tags: , ,   Posted in: 2004 elections, Abante, Gloria Arroyo and family, Hello Garci scandal  87 Comments

Take two from Clinton John Colcol

In July 2006, Artemio Rasalan, a self-confessed election operator and Clinton John Colcol, a Maguindanao municipal government employee, at great risk to their lives, came out with a signed affidavits and video confessions about their role in tampering with the 2004 election results in favor of Gloria Arroyo. Media carried their revelations.Malacañang, then under the […]

July 21, 2011  Tags: ,   Posted in: 2004 elections, Gloria Arroyo and family, Hello Garci scandal  48 Comments

Malalim ang drama ni Zaldy Ampatuan at Bedol

Sa unang pahayag ni dating Maguindanao election supervisor Lintang Bedol tungkol sa dayaan noong 2004 at 2007 na eleksyun, bistado na kaagad ang mali ng kanyang mga detalye. Maaring may totoo doon sa sinabi niya, ngunit mukhang hindi tama ang pagsama niya kay Comelec Commissioner Rene Sarmiento doon saan biyahe sa Gen. Santos City para […]

July 16, 2011  Tags: , ,   Posted in: 2004 elections, Election 2007, Gloria Arroyo and family, Hello Garci scandal  11 Comments

No closure without truth about ‘Hello Garci’

I don’t know if Sen. Alan Peter Cayetano has a hidden agenda in questioning the refusal of Chairman Sixto Brillantes of the Commission on Elections to his call for revival of the investigation on the “Hello Garci” scandal but I see the merits of his proposal because all the anomalies that are now coming out […]

July 12, 2011  Tags:   Posted in: Foreign Affairs, Malaya  68 Comments

New Special Forces chief mentioned in “Hello Garci”

The latest reshuffle in the military has Major General Arturo Ortiz taking over as commander of the Philippine Army. Ortiz is an awardee of the Medal of Valor, the highest military award. (Two medal of valor awardees- Marine Col. Ariel Querubin and Marine Lt. Vol. Custodio Parcon are among those facing charges of mutiny for […]

July 22, 2010  Tags:   Posted in: 2004 elections, Military, Mindanao  45 Comments

Unwashing the whitewashed

There is a chance that we might yet see the full Mayuga Report, which former Vice Admiral Mateo Mayuga pledged he would “ bring to his grave”. President Aquino said that before his inauguration, someone sent him a ten-page report of the Mayuga Commission which investigated the involvement of military officials in the rigging of […]

July 9, 2010  Tags: , ,   Posted in: 2004 elections, Feb '06  31 Comments

Goodbye, Emy

Notice from Ging Deles: Dear All, It is with deep sorrow and pain that I am informing everyone that our very dear Emy Boncodin passed away this afternoon at 1:00 PM at the National Kidney Institute, QC. She had a cardiac arrest after she went into a semi-coma while being prepped for dialysis. She is […]

March 15, 2010  Tags:   Posted in: Governance  9 Comments

Nakakabahalang kalakaran sa Comelec

Makalintal: Padaca victim of Comelec clique Matindi itong si Comelec Commissioner Nicodemo Ferrer. Si Ferrer and presiding commissioner ng second division ng Comelec.Noong Lunes, sa isang nakakagulat na desisyon, idineklara nina Ferrer na si Benjamin Dy, kandidato ng Lakas- Kampi, raw ang nanalo laban kay Grace Padaca (Liberal Party) sa 2007 na eleksyun para gubernador […]

December 9, 2009  Tags: ,   Posted in: 2010 elections, Hello Garci scandal  50 Comments