Posts by tag: presidential pork

5 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?

5 years ago

Failing grades for Pnoy

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Failing grades for Pnoy

President Aquino could be getting a failing grade for failing to stop corruption, according to educators who participated in Monday’s march-rally for the abolition of the Priority Development Assistance Fund (PDAF) or pork barrel.

5 years ago

[Suara Miskin] Pork is Haram in Islam

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[Suara Miskin] Pork is Haram in Islam

I have yet to see and hear in the media a Moro politician speak openly for the abolition of the Priority Development Assistance Fund (PDAF)or commonly called Pork Barrel. Since this debate raged on in Congress, the Moro politicians have been silent about PDAF. Worse, some sang the initial tune of President Benigno Aquino III and House Speaker Feliciano Belmonte – that is in defense of the pork.