QUESTION EVERYTHING Mong Palatino Bulatlat.com 1. President Noynoy Aquino is sincere in abolishing the pork barrel system. PDAF (legislative pork) was abolished but the funds were embedded in the national budget. DAP (presidential pork) was discontinued but the unconstitutional principles that sustained it were maliciously inserted in the 2015 General Appropriations Bill. Aquino adopted and…
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Signing up vs pork | People hope a small step leads to big changes
“Any big effort would not succeed if we would not do things as small as affixing our signatures. All big things have small beginnings.”- Bong Almonte, signatory to the People’s Initiative Against Pork
On National Heroes’ Day| Students make a stand against pork barrel
“It is important that we make a stand on issues in our society because in the future, we too, will be confronted with the same problems plaguing our society. If we take a stand now, we not only fight for our right, but also for the future of the children.” – Alain Villegas, DLSU student
Thousands troop to Ayala for second ‘Million People March’
“What is happening in our country today is that the feelings of the people are already kindled. Once the wind of truth blows, it will ignite the fire.” – Jun Lozada, NBN-ZTE scam whistleblower
Makati employees cry foul over tax misuse
“We are disgusted that the government is quick to take away our hard-earned income and is just as quick in funnelling our income to support the lavish lifestyles of politicians.”
What would Boni say?
By RAYMUND B. VILLANUEVA
Call of the times
By RAYMUND B. VILLANUEVA
Filipinos unite against pork barrel
Filipinos from all walks of life joined the Million People March and expressed outrage against corruption and the pork barrel scam.
Filipinos speak out against pork barrel
Hundreds of thousands of Filipinos gather in Luneta to call for the scrapping of the pork barrel system and to express outrage over the blatant misuse of public funds and growing number of unsolved cases of corruption.
Government officials say the pork barrel is indispensable for development. Listen to what average citizens have to say.
Damage control, twisted logic
By BENJIE OLIVEROS Bulatlat Perspective | Bulatlat.com The August 26 Luneta protest activity attended by tens to hundreds of thousands from all walks of life has jolted the Aquino administration. It is now in a quandary on what to do with the pork barrel, which it is trying to repackage, and how to save its…
By RONALYN V. OLEA Bulatlat.com Dear taxpayers, Good day! I was happy to see many of you at the Rizal Park expressing your disgust over the immoral, scandalous pork barrel. As I took photos and went around, I overheard not a few of you rant about how much taxes you pay every year just to…