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Of padres and padrinos NO HOLDS BARRED Armida Siguion-Reyna 07/01/2011

Friday, July 1, 2011

Of padres and padrinos

NO HOLDS BARRED
Armida Siguion-Reyna
07/01/2011
Juggernaut, a regular blogger on ellentordesillas.com, asks: “so Gloria has corrupted the sc, the pcso, congress, the goccs, military — how are we to recover from this? how many years of reform must be undertaken? will one year be enough, will six years? can we undo in a year what has been done in nine? can we undo with good intentions the damage that has been done with ‘concrete monetary rewards?’”

Searching for answers, I came across one of Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office Chairman Margarita Juico’s many recent revelations: Seven bishops received Mitsubishi Pajeros from Gloria Arroyo, presumably in exchange for “cooperating” with her. The cooperation apparently extended to all the way up to now, for the one using a spanking new Mitsubishi Montero Sports just last month demanded P-Noy’s resignation over his “KKK” — kaklase, kaibigan at kabarilan. Almost soon after, guess who put up a press conference and blustered, “Nobody’s home?”

Not a coincidence, that.

The bishops, identified not only by their past close relationship to Gloria Arroyo, but by their going around in, yes, Pajeros, are staying tightlipped. Those who didn’t get anything are the ones denying receipt of the bounty, and perhaps, this, too, is a ruse. Dedma ang mga nakatanggap, habang maingay sa pagtanggi ang mga walang nakuha..... MORE

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