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Not a peep NO HOLDS BARRED Armida Siguion-Reyna 08/30/2011

Tuesday, August 30, 2011

Not a peep

NO HOLDS BARRED
Armida Siguion-Reyna
08/30/2011
Outside of typhoon talk, last week’s usap-usapan centered mostly on three topics: Negros Occidental Rep. Ignacio Arroyo once again covering up for Kuya Mike, Zambales Rep. Mitos Magsaysay’s heated exchange with Communications Secretary Ricky Carandang, and an Agusan-based priest’s alleged rape of a female minor.

Recall that we never really hear anything from Iggy Arroyo. Not a peep, on issues big or small. He just really creeps out of the woodwork whenever there’s need to defend the bro’. And look here, for this time around, he’s not even well, there’s talk about a serious ailment that needed to be treated all the way in London. Yet he broke free from the treatment, albeit momentarily, to confer with lawyers, and thereafter issue statements clearing utol of anything and everything, along the lines of “Whatever it is, it ain’t Jose Miguel whodunit, I dunnit.”

So, ‘ayan. The helicopters Sen. Ping Lacson’s witnesses say were actually owned by the former First Gentleman and used in his wife’s 2004 campaign and then sold to the Philippine National Police as brand new? Ex-FG knew nothing about that, because it was all Iggy’s doing. And then Iggy proceeds to tell an unlikely tale of choppers not really owned by them, but merely leased. So on and so forth, ad nauseum, with Iggy clearly expecting us to believe him..... MORE

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