Posts by tag: pork barrel

5 years ago

Today’s View : A Churchman’s Exhortations

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Today’s View : A Churchman’s Exhortations

The venerable Churchman talks of selfishness and greed among capitalists. What about the politicians’ greed for power and wealth? Ha-ha. They are identical twins. It’s hard to distinguish between who is greedier and who is more selfish. Sometimes you are tempted to lump them into the same “genetic” tribe. Are they?

5 years ago

Students want pork rechanneled to state universities

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Students want pork rechanneled to state universities

“We want our money back. Re-channel the money to government agencies since the sole task of the legislative body of the government is just to create laws and we don’t need to transfer our addresses to the other districts just to win a scholarship from a congressman.” said Mariel Moralde, spokesperson of Anakbayan.

5 years ago

Davao folks rant Aquino’s ‘red carpet’ treatment of Napoles

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Davao folks rant Aquino’s ‘red carpet’ treatment of Napoles

Davao City residents interviewed by Davao Today did not hide their dismay over the perceived special treatment on Janet Lim Napoles, the principal figure in the multibillion pork barrel scam, as she walked escorted to Malacañang on Wednesday to surrender to the President after several days of being fugitive of the law.