“The pork barrel scam and the pork barrel itself is perpetuating social inequities in the Philippines.” – UP Faculty Against Pork Barrel
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If pre-election surveys are to be believed, the final pre-election poll conducted by the Social Weather Stations on May 2 and 3 shows that nearly all who “got in” the Magic 12 are those with political pedigree.
A Filipino migrant in the U.S. castigates Philippine media for “forgetting to mention historical events that led to the fall of Faustino Dy Jr. from power.” By Arturo P. Garcia Bulatlat.com After the much-delayed proclamation of the new Isabela governor Ma. Gracia Cielo “Bombo Grace” Padaca, the Philippine press harped and hyped about another classic…