By BENJIE OLIVEROS Bulatlat Perspective What started out as a corruption scandal allegedly involving five senators and 23 legislators from the House of Representatives, together with Janet Lim-Napoles, covering the period 2007-2009, has now erupted into a full-blown mess affecting the Aquino government. First came the Commission on Audit report, which revealed irregularities in the…
Day: October 3, 2013
Former National Treasurer Leonor Magtolis-Briones estimated that President Aquino’s pork barrel fund amounts to P1.3 trillion ($30 billion), almost half of the proposed national budget of P2.6 trillion ($60 billion).
“Justice begins when we speak, release and acknowledge the truth in solidarity and community. One Billion Rising for Justice is an invitation to break free from confinement, obligation, shame, guilt, grief, pain, humiliation, rage and bondage. It is a call to bring on revolutionary justice.”
By RAYMUND B. VILLANUEVA
‘Aquino’s creation of Disbursement Acceleration Program an impeachable offense’ – constitution expert
“Apart from being used as a tool to control Congress, the DAP may prove to even be illegal and unconstitutional.”– Kabataan Party Rep. Terry Ridon