While critics are busy stressing the “incompetence” issue between the President and Vice President Leni Robredo, an important message evaporates. Du30 stresses that he wants an election for the people to choose their leader. He does not want succession because he does not believe his VP can rule any country.
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Incompetent VP as Reason for an Election
The President’s spokesman cites Vice President Leni Robredo’s alleged incompetence as the reason behind the request for a transition leader to be elected to oversee the shift to a federal form of government. The President is honest enough to say his apprehensions to the capability of the country’s second leader.
Transitory Provisions Review
Du30 asks the Consultative Committee tasked to review the Constitution to revise the transitory provisions in the draft of its proposed charter to allow him to step down from his post once the country goes federal. This will make way for the public to elect a new President who will oversee the transition to federalism. He is definitely not for the extension of power. However, former Bayan Muna Representative Neri Colmenares said,”It centralizes repressive powers in President Duterte.” This is because of the proposed revision to give authority to the president to appoint important officials. Many people speculate that he intends to appoint Bongbong Marcos as Prime Minister.
Stable Economy Despite World Crisis
Presidential spokesperson Harry Roque denies that there is an economic problem contrary to the claims of the government’s detractors. He stresses that the Philippines is a “darling economy.” Inflation shows a fresh five-year high at 5.2 percent in June, but Roque has said this is no cause for alarm. This only means that “there’s money going around.” In fact, Japan, Korea, and China are competing in the bids to supply the Philippine’s “Build Build Build” project that is initially funded by the Asian Development Bank.
Roque attributes this to free tuition, lower withholding tax because of the tax reform law, and the administration’s aggressive infrastructure spending program. Robredo previously said changing the constitution is not the solution to high prices and poverty. It only proves how the VP is so out of tune with the world’s situation. The country’s economy is far better than Japan as far as stability is concerned.
Ever since the elections 2016, President Rodrigo Du30 has been very consistent that he does not want to be in the top post of the country. Instead, he intends to pass over the presidency to Bongbong Marcos who is likely his real successor. Marcos’ electoral protest against Vice President Leni Robredo is slowly progressing. The gag order to both camps made it very quiet. Thus causing apprehensions among the people. If Du30 is really a dictator as what his detractors claim, then this should not be the case.
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Du30’s Endorsement in China
The anti-Du30 administration media cannot hide the fact that the President endorses Marcos during one of his earlier trips in China. He said that if he wins the electoral protest, the Philippines will have a new Vice President. True enough to his world, he never fails to show his acceptance to VP Leni Robredo. This made her resign from his cabinet. She is now out of the loop and only uses her office to block the anticipated takeover.
Bongbong Marcos’ Clarification and Protest
Marcos’ clarification during his pre-election debate with Du30’s running mate, now Secretary of Foreign Affairs, Alan Peter Cayetano is clear that he understands the President’s intention. Despite this huge favor, he is not happy of the enormous electoral protest delay. He criticizes Robredo’s motion for grave concern over the use of a plastic magnifying glass by his revisor. As dictated by the rule of law, Du30 can’t do anything about it.
Propaganda against Democracy
The government critics are clearly foolish when they accuse Du30 of dictatorship. They should know that the Philippine constitution dictates that there are 3 equal branches of government that can dispute each other. This means that the Filipino leader cannot drastically change the country’s policies. He can only talk about it however he likes but the legal processes remain. Surprisingly, no critic of him ever disputes the PET’s gag order which is clearly a suppression of the freedom for information.
The President’s Wish
The President said that if he cannot solve the crime problem in 3 to 6 months, he will turn over the post to Bongbong. It is specific that’s it’s for him. Not to whoever claims to be the VP. If he has his way, he can just settle back in Davao and enjoy being a grandfather. He is surely not getting any younger. Marcos might be seen getting ready for whatever happens but the opposition is expected to do whatever it can again to block him from the presidency. Majority of Filipinos voted for Du30 and his trust rating remains high. Therefore, the country is now ready for the next Marcos to be President in the era of greatness.
Presidential spokesperson, Atty. Harry Roque clarifies that Malacanang does not play the blame game against the previous Aquino administration for creating a tension with China. It is a fact that the infrastructure of the current militarization of the Chinese in the South China Sea happens during its time despite their filing a formal protest at the Hague. The American media’s report on the current missile deployment in the area is purely for the US and not for its neighbors, Philippine President Rodrigo Du30 said.
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Du30 walks security tightrope between Beijing and Washington. The U.S. Intelligence Community’s report tags the Filipino leader a threat to democracy in Southeast Asia which supports his detractors. The report by the Office of the Director of National Intelligence places him alongside Cambodian’s Hun Sen, the Rohingya crisis and Thailand’s military-backed constitution as threats to democracy. Roque rejects its assessment. In fact, the popular leader is the country’s democratic holder since he won the 2016 election in a landslide despite the opposition’s digital anomalies. The US should know that the country’s constitution does not allow any act of dictatorship.
The Tribunal’s Hague Ruling
An arbitral tribunal ruling that clarifies the legal rights of the Philippines over the West Philippine Sea came out in July 2016. Duterte already sits as President. The opposition said that it is never too late to invoke the arbitral tribunal ruling. They call it a “fundamental basis for our legal and moral claim over those waters.” However, the President’s strategy is through peaceful, diplomatic talks which place the country in a safer position.
Du30’s Detractor’s Dictate
President Du30 should stop blaming others for China’s continuing militarization of its artificial islands in the disputed waters, a former solicitor general said. Lawyer Florin Hilbay was the solicitor general during the time of President Benigno Aquino III. He insists that the government should file a formal protest against its installation of military equipment in the disputed seas. This shows that the opposition never learned from their past mistake.
Capitalizing on Good Relationship with China
Most Filipinos do not worry about China’s militarization in the South China Sea anymore. Both countries already have a bilateral agreement when it comes to working together for the progress of ASEAN, generally speaking. Besides, it’s only the US media and their local counterparts who are creating negative vibes. Westerners still have a lot to learn when it comes to the Asian culture.
Former President Noynoy Aquino’s pledge now makes sense that the recount of Bongbong Marcos’ VP electoral protest is ongoing. He vows to block the return of the late President Ferdinand Marcos’ clan to power. This can only be through election cheating using a political prostitute. Former Vice President Jejomar Binay previously urged him to allow a clean election but to no avail. Binay becomes the target of black media propaganda for refusing to cooperate with his ill intentions. Lots of irregularities are evident in the physical evidence of the ballots from Camarines Sur particularly in Bato during the initial stage. Bongbong Marcos can only be more prepared for this. His latest symbolic back to Malacanang video signifies the Du30-Marcos readiness for the challenges ahead.
Youtube video by; Bongbong Marcos
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No More Monopoly
Social media plays an integral part in providing efficient platforms to counteract black media propaganda from the major mainstream media that are under the nationwide business monopoly. The voice of the people can now be heard loud and clear from the individuals themselves. The transmission is digital unlike the scheduled programming of tri-media through print, TV, and radio facilities.
Robredo Seeks Sympathy
Meanwhile, VP Leni Robredo continues to mimic her strategy that worked in the past by giving the wrong data to an international audience. She did the same thing during a side event of the UN. That gives a bad image to the country and creates a ruthless persona of the president in his drug war. At desperate times, such as these days that the recount continues to uncover her cheating abilities, the problematic VP once again clings to fake news. However, contrary to the statistics of Robredo during her speech at the London School of Economics, Ilocos Norte is among the top 20 richest provinces of the Philippines. This is according to the Philippine Statistics Authority data, said Gov. Imee Marcos.
President Rodrigo Du30 is always vocal in saying that he wants to pass the Presidency to Bongbong Marcos. This message is the same as before the elections 2016 up to now. He starts to bring back most of the projects of the former President Marcos especially the infrastructure ones with the help of China and Japan. He might be critical of the US but he never ends the country’s alliance with the Americans as a foreign policy. Instead, he acts as a go-between in the US-North Korean dialogue through his good connection with the Chinese President Xi-Jinping who is an ally of North Korea’s Kim Jong Un and befriended US President Donald Trump.
World Peace NOT War
President Du30 is the leader who genuinely cares about his people’s welfare. This is the reason why he wants to step down to give way to the younger Marcos. He adapts the Marcos patriarch’s advice to the late Corazon Aquino in borrowing money to build public infrastructures. He understands the concept of having the collateral to pay such debts that the late President installed for the country many years ago through the World Bank. Come to think of it. China or any country won’t lend Philippines enormous amount if they do not believe that Filipinos have the ability to pay. Du30’s moves definitely trigger peace and not war.
Bongbong Marcos discloses earlier that there are strong groups that are working to destabilize the Du30 administration. A study on remittance locally shows that there were suspicious funding movements. Remittances to central bank-registered remittance centers in Northern Mindanao spike by 200 to 400 percent early February 2017. This is three months before the Marawi attack. Marcos also speculates that surveys in the same period tend to influence the mindset of people.
[VIDEO]: Bongbong Marcos stresses that there are real groups that are working to destabilize Du30.
Much Needed Funding
Local remittances are crucial to funding the five-month siege led by the Maute and Abu Sayyaf groups. The IS terrorists in Marawi cannot sustain their deadly attacks without the daily payments. Private remittance centers flourish extremely at a high rate in 2017. This happens even in second-class municipalities like Jasaan, Misamis Oriental, which, for the longest time, only have two rural banks.
Constant International Remittance
Remittances from overseas workers remained constant. They account for just 25 percent of the total in the past three years. Since February 2017, there were no new local industries within Mindanao that logically explain the 200- to the 400-percent increase in the volume and value of daily local remittances within the region.
Military sources cite the presence of cash couriers inside the Marawi main battle area during the siege. Some dead terrorists were found to possess cash ranging from P30,000 to P300,000. The Al Qaeda is known to utilize the informal hawala or padala system to fund terrorist attacks all over the world. Local residents have confirmed receiving money through hawala. It is an unregistered remittance scheme.