Posts by tag: pdaf

7 years ago

Today’s View : Rotten, rotten system [Prints & Traces]

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Today’s View : Rotten, rotten system [Prints & Traces]

Imagine that! Big lump sums of money going to the personal discretion of the Congressmen and Senators who were blest with Noynoy’s benevolence? Did these sums of money go to projects? Haha! And why not all the legislators were given? If DAP funds are indeed meant for “Accelerated Development”, then where? What concretely are these development initiatives that the senators and congressmen [as recipients of the funds] have undertaken?

7 years ago

JAIL PORK USERS

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An activist from Youth Act Now calls for the prosecution of officials involved in corruption and misuse of pork during a picket Wednesday along Jones Circle in Acacia & CM Recto junction. Anti-pork rallyists slam the Aquino’s Presidential Social Fund and the Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP) which they say promote patronage politics. (davaotoday.com photo by Ace R. Morandante)

7 years ago

READING THE SIGNS

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A kid reads a protester’s placard slamming ‘bureaucrat capitalism’ or the abuse of government position for personal gain, during Wednesday’s protest by Youth Act Now, which condemned the retention of Presidential pork barrel known as Presidential Social Fund and the Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP). (davaotoday.com photo by Ace R. Morandante)

7 years ago

LACSON SAYS PEOPLE ANTIDOTE TO CORRUPTION

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Former Senator Panfilo Lacson gave the keynote address during Friday’s Davao City Chamber of Commerce General Members Meeting held in Marco Polo Hotel. Lacson said on the corruption in Congress and other government branches, “the antidote to the moral decay is we, the Filipino people. The formula is the people’s vigilance on government’s complacency. (davaotoday.com photo by Ace R. Morandante)

7 years ago

Today’s View: The Need for Militant Action

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Today’s View: The Need for Militant Action

In constant vigilance and militant actions, we will be able to get into the essence of the scam. And knowing the essence, we can seek the right solution to the problem. Not just temporary solutions, mind you, but enduring solutions.

7 years ago

Pork still present in 2014 budget

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Pork still present in 2014 budget

“They say there is no more pork or PDAF but why are congressmen and senators allowed to determine projects worth P 24 million? The mere fact that legislators each have P24M of hard projects practically at their disposal and there is no semblance of realignment on the president’s allocation, so far, is proof that the pork barrel still exists,” said Gabriela Partylist Representative Luzviminda Ilagan.