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Nothing is possible under Noy Written by Ninez Cacho-Olivares

Wednesday, July 25, 2012

Nothing is possible under Noy


Nothing — especially unity among Filipinos — is possible under a Noynoy presidency, despite his State of the Nation Address (Sona) claim that nothing is impossible if “Filipinos see that they are the only ‘bosses’ of their government; they will carry you; they will guide you; they themselves will lead you to meaningful change.”

While he speaks of united Filipinos, he continues with his way of constantly dividing the people into “them” and “us,” “us” being his allies that can do no wrong, even when they clearly have been committing too many wrongs;  and “them” being his political foes, whom he blames tp hide all his failures.

How does he expect to unite the people, when he keeps harping on the past, and gauges his so-called accomplishments and achievements on charging and jailing his political foes, while quickly absolving his friends and political allies, which too many see as a contradiction of his overrated daang matuwid that has gone wayward?

His Sona harked back to ancient history, when he spoke of the martial law years that he and his family suffered under the Marcos dictatorship, even mentioning that he was a 12-year-old when martial law was imposed. He made it sound as if it was only he and his family who suffered under martial law, when many more Filipinos did — under even more tragic circumstances..... MORE

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