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Senator Imee Marcos’ Heroes Bill Alarms Critics


By: Elena Grace Flores
Senator Imee Marcos’ online critics misunderstood the purpose of Senator Imee Marcos’ heroes’ bill. In reality, it only seeks to establish a National Heroes Council to accomplish the unfinished task. This is to proclaim the country’s national heroes. Anti-Marcos bashers suspect that her plea aims to make her father a hero.

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Contribution to the Nation

Senator Marcos files Senate Bill 999. It proposes to create a National Heroes Council within the National Historical Commission of the Philippines. It is tasks to select and study exceptional Filipino personages as national heroes. This is in recognition of their personal accomplishments and invaluable contribution to the nation.

Selection Guidelines

Under the bill, the council shall use the following guidelines in the selection and declaration of national heroes.
1. has made a significant and lasting contribution to the country;
2. has enriched the lives of others; has contributed to the quality of life of the people;
3. considered as outstanding in their area of activity;
4. and whose biography inspired the country.
Marcos also proposes that history professors and academic researchers must be in the selection process.

The Countries Heroes are Not Yet Official

The senator notes that a government committee in 1995 onely named the national heroes recommendations such as Jose Rizal, Andres Bonifacio, Emilio Aguinaldo, Apolinario Mabini, Marcelo H. del Pilar, Sultan Dipatuan Kudarat, Juan Luna, Melchora Aquino, and Gabriela Silang. Some debates on who else should be added to the list hinders their confirmation. How to accommodate regional sensitivities, and how to address historical controversies involving the nominees were also some of the issues.

Patriotism is Essential for Nation Building

“A nation that does not recognize its heroes loses hope for heroism in the future,” said Marcos. “We must look beyond the present. Let an official proclamation of heroes today be an anchor of patriotism for Filipinos of the future,” she said. “Our youth need heroes to inspire them and for them to emulate,” she added.

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Google Challenge: BBM Revealed to Sandro Why He Did Not Run for Senator


By: Elena Grace Flores
Sandro, the eldest son of Bongbong Marcos challenges his father to a Google challenge. In their discourse, the namesake of former President Ferdinand Marcos clarifies that he’s no longer a Senator. That he did not run for a Senate seat in the recent elections because he’s certain that he already won as Vice President. Despite the lengthy process, to give uo the electoral protest against Leni Robredo is not in the picture.

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Giving Away His Best

The proud father of Sandro, Simon, and Vincent is openly giving out the opportunity to anyone interested in running off with them. His eyes still spark when mentioning the name of his wife, Liza. No one could guess that he’s turning 62 in September just by his looks.

The Death and Cloning of Bongbong Marcos

It is not a secret that the urban legend of Marcos’ alleged death made Sandro to wonder. He even asks; how can his father prove that he’s the real Bongbong Marcos? Since he’s not into DNA, he just said to look at his past and present pictures. It’s no doubt that he’s got a lot of resemblance to the Marcos patriarch.

Relationship with Belle Daza

People may wonder about BBM’s relationship with the former Miss Universe, Gloria Diaz’s daughter Belle Daza. It was him who sent her to the altar during her wedding. Marcos explains that he’s very close to Belle’s family particularly to his father, Bong Daza who already passed away. The former Senator gladly took his late friend’s place during her big day.

Sandro Marcos’ Version

Like his dad, Sandro also studied at Benedictine Abbey in England. That was where he did his undergraduate studies for International Relations in the University of London. He also took his master’s degree at the London’s School of Economics in Developing Studies. Just thankful to graduate unlike the rumors or confusions about his father’s education.

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Senator Imee Marcos’ Family Proves ex-PNoy Wrong


By: Elena Grace Flores
The joke of Senator Imee Marcos that she might arrange their Igorots to dance and bless former Senator Antonio Trillanes IV’s office prior to her moving there is again given another meaning. The news report states that Marcos implies their ownership of the Igorots. A certain group of this native community allegedly denies their affiliation with the Marcoses. This is a clear proof that the opposition would twist everything just to block any Marcos to return to Malacanang. However, they prove them wrong especially ex-Pnoy. They even poses next to the portrait of their patriarch at their former home during the new Senator’s oath-taking.

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[VIDEO]: The Marcos family poses with the portrait of their patriarch at Malacanang Palace during Senator Imee Marcos’ oath-taking.

Strengthen Nationalism

In his independence Day message, Bongbong Marcos reminds to strengthen nationalism. Finding ways to serve the country is a highlight. One possibility is to bring back ROTC. Senator Manny Pacquiao already files the bill for this. The President also deems this urgent. He supports the efforts as he explains that the Reserve Officers Training Corps is not only a reserve for war but an exercise for discipline.

Black Propaganda Against the Marcoses is Now Ineffective

Over three decades since their patriarch’s ouster, the Marcos family sets foot in Malacañang anew. This is during the oath-taking of Senator-elect Imee Marcos before President Rodrigo Du30. Corruption and human rights allegations are the opposition’s tool in making the Marcoses unpopular. These are now laughing matters after Senator Imee Marcos’ win in the Senate with over 16 million votes.

Social Media is the Initial Source

Photos of the Marcoses’ recent Malacanang visit are available at the official social media accounts of the Marcos siblings, Imee and Bongbong Marcos. Their return to the halls of power recently symbolizes their return to power as a family and not just one or two of their members.

Malacanang Pictorial Coincides with the President’s Remarks

Find another Marcos, the President said. He hints on the election of a Marcos as President. Coincidentally, the namesake of the late President Ferdinand Marcos also discloses that he is now ready for the Presidency. This prompts his Vice Presidential rival, Leni Robredo not to close the possibility that she might run in the 2022 Presidential elections.

Symbolic Photo with the New Senator

Back in Malacañang for the oath-taking of senator-elect Imee Marcos and her son Ilocos Norte governor-elect Matthew Joseph Manotoc, the Marcos family took the opportunity to pose with the portrait of former president Ferdinand Marcos. Among the members of the Marcos clan who attended the ceremony were former First Lady and Ilocos Norte Rep. Imelda Marcos and former senator Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. His son Sandro, and the two other sons of Senator Marcos are also in the picture with her sister, Irene Araneta.

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Senator Imee Marcos: Revisionism is Unreal – but the Truth Must be Told


By: Elena Grace Flores
The historical truth belongs to the victor. The win of Senator Imee Marcos indicates that most Filipinos believe in her stories. Revisionism is never the intention of the Marcoses – but the people need to know their side of the story. The fact that she won in key areas like the NCR, Cebu, Davao,  and Baguio signifies that the black media propaganda days against them are over.

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[VIDEO]: Senator-elect Imee Marcos talks about her plans in the Senate to fulfill her campaign promises

Problems Remain After 33 Years

The ouster of Marcos’ father, the late President Ferdinand Marcos in 1986 is not the answer to solve the problems of the country. They remain despite the promises of those politicians who illegally took the position from him. However, the memories of the so-called golden era linger. These are through the testimonies of the older people who are beneficiaries of the good president’s projects for the welfare of his countrymen.

Micro-Targeting Recipients of Assistance

The Senator’s strategy of micro-targeting the recipients of government assistance can obviously prioritize those who can help in the country’s progress. The helpless indigents are also first in line for much-needed care. A promising orphan for example who only needs one more year in college can already stand on her or his feet in a short period of time. However, there are some who can’t work anymore due to old age and sickness that must be supported.

No Revisionism, Only the Marcoses’ Side of the Story

Revisionism is never the agenda of the Marcoses. They just feel that they owe it to the people to tell their side of the stories. The accusations die one by one as they go along. While their good deeds, especially during her father’s era, still have the evidence to this date. The infrastructures are still useful.  The nostalgic moments of the most controversial regime continue to resurface.

The Senatorial Win Shows that Marcos Addresses the Accusations Well

The people’s votes already speak for the accusations against Senator Marcos. There’s a truth about Filipinos getting fed-up of repetitive propaganda. It does not even matter if she has the credentials of both schools that deny her accomplishment.  The people are just banking on her solutions to the country’s problems. As for her, she only answers the truth that she knows.

Get on to Work with Respect for the Truth

Marcos also reiterates that it needs respect for the opposing factions to work together for a common good. She vows to work harder under the administration of President Rodrigo Du30. The challenges for nation-building are massive and that’s the ultimate truth.

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Imee Marcos’ Next Steps After Victory Amidst Bullying


By: Elena Grace Flores
Law-making is not a stranger to the new Senator Imee Marcos. She was in Congress before. She is definitely not keen on vying for the Senate Presidency but hopes for the chairmanship in social welfare or local government – just like her brother, Bongbong Marcos. Bullying was evident during the campaign period. Many factions call her names. Robber, lier, and many more. However, Marcos remains forgiving. She even assures her detractors not to worry because of her disbelief in vengeance.

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First Time Win of a Marcos in Cebu

Senator Marcos said that it was a shocker to win the votes of Cebuanos. Cebu is known to be a bailiwick of the opposition but many people disagree with this. In fact, a reliable source said that a pro-Marcos priest arranges many campaign sorties of President Du30 who backs Marcos because of his admiration to the former first lady, Imelda Marcos. Sure enough, the Marcos matriarch considers her daughter’s win as her early 90th birthday gift.

Inday Sara Delivers in Davao

On top of the surprising votes, Inday Sara, the presidential daughter also delivers in Davao and other territories of the Du30’s and other Hugpong ng Pagbabago candidates. The Marcos-Du30 votes really prove to be unbeatable these days. This is a good hint for the tandem for 2022.

The North Remembers and Ignores the Bullying

The new senator is happy with the outcome of the North. They really remembered, she added. The bullying has no effect on them because they know the real score as far as the Marcoses are concerned. Most of them are even fed up with the repeated accusations against her.

Touching on  the Issues Thrown

Marcos firmly says that although Princeton denies that she is a graduate of the school, she is officially a member of the alumni. She just does not want to make speculations on how that happens. All she knows that she completes the curriculum just like her peers. There was also no problem in her admission to the  UP until their negative statement just prior to the campaign period. After her victory, she wants to address poverty after profiling those who need help that can be productive and the one who need proper care.

Affordable Foods on the Table through Agriculture

Imports for the basic commodities must only be for emergency situations only. Boosting agricultural production is really the key to putting quality affordable food on the table daily. Her previous case in Ilocos Norte only proves that she is willing to go out of her way to help the farmers. She also warns her son, the successor of her gubernatorial task – not to approve almost all requests of his constituents to balance the province’s funds.