by DANILDA L. FUSILERO, MART D. SAMBALUD, and TYRONE A. VELEZ Davao Today From cronies to political dynasties, nothing has…
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Groups in Davao City will hold simultaneous activities in line with Wednesday’s “Edsa Tayo” prayer rally and Friday’s protest march.
A University of the Philippines professor has offered a formula “for a more systematic” abolition of the pork barrel system: abolish political dynasties.
“It is not the job of congressmen to impose and implement projects such as scholarships; rather these belong to the CHED and DOH,” said Kenneth Renegado, a scholar of the Gabriela Partylist, who is also the president of the USEP League of Class Mayors.
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?
“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.
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.
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Councilor (Mahipus) said the resolution is for the “interest of transparency and good governance” and in line with clamor of Davaoenos who joined Monday’s nationwide anti-pork barrel protest.