Recounts of a witness about Kabayan Party List’s Rebel Recruitment
Rebellion has Tampered Education
The witness narrates how a party-list member recruited him to join a rebel group from his university. Later on, he became a recruiter himself. Instilling hatred towards the government is common during meetings. Promises of financial support and education scholarships are also part of the process. These recruits never get to see the fulfillment of those offers. They end up dead in the mountains during encounters with the military.
The youth from low-income families are prone to rebel recruiters. Those who have some misunderstandings with parents can easily be recruited, the witness said. He decided to surrender when he realized that the military in many instances did not hurt him. Instead, it’s the party list leaders who did not give the promised education scholarship of his recruits.
The former Senator Juan Ponce Enrile comments on Senator Ping Lacson’s plan to make red-tagging a crime. This is after Rep. Sarah Elago gets emotional upon knowing that she’s red-tagged as an NPA member and recruiter. She denies the allegation but some witnesses said otherwise. Enrile reacted that red-tagging can’t be a crime. If the accused thinks that the military made a mistake, then she can sue them for libel.
Bongbong Marcos is Open to the Presidency
Senator Imee Marcos denies that she intends to go back to Malacañang this coming 2022 elections. She confirms that it is Bongbong Marcos who is open for the presidency. He might also run as a senator or Vice President. Although he’s emotionally ready for the top position. Besides, the millennials are very open-minded. There’s no more hostility felt from the previous black propaganda against her family.
Bound for Duty
The senator added that her family is bound to serve their supporters who believe in them from the start until now. As a matter of fact, they initially try to avoid politics. But they somehow realize that it’s their duty to contribute what they can in terms of public service.
There are many alliance scenarios floating around nowadays. Like Mayor Sara and Gibo tandem. Manny Pacquiao seems to join the band wagon as well. Plus Senator Bong Go. However, Senator Marcos reiterates that everything is not set yet. It’s better to wait and see. She somehow did not agree with the interviewer on the possibility of President Rodrigo Roa Duterte’s candidacy. It’s simply because he’s already too tired. But he could also be strategizing, she quipped. So, why stress out? Just wait.
National or Local?
Who should have jurisdiction over the policies when it comes to handling the pandemic? Bongbong Marcos advises to always look for detailed information from the local government. Not just a general response but a focused one. He said this during his visit to his friend, Vice Mayor and Acting Mayor Mike Rama in Cebu. So, the alliance display is very obvious.
The Role of the National Government
The vaccine supply, storage facility, and other devices must come from the national government. The safety protocols and distribution must adhere to the situation of local LGUs. However, the local leaders are seem to be under pressure in satisfying the requirements of the national government that are sometimes deemed unnecessary.
Acting Mayor of Cebu City, Mike Rama invites Bongbong Marcos to grace his Cebu project. Marcos is one of the national guests of honors of the NOAH Complex. It was once an isolation facility for Covid-19 asymptomatic patients. Now, it can serve as a vaccination center. Since the infection rate has gone down. Marcos’ local experience can very well support the claim of Cebu’s able officials. That they should have jurisdiction over the matter. Which is necessary to balance the safety of its citizens with its economy.
Politicians urged to formally announce candidacy for 2022 polls
Political analysts call on those who want to run for the top positions. This is for the 2022 national elections. They said that they must announce their candidacies formally already because it’s only 4 months more to go before the filing. They said that there is a downside to the last-minute strategy. That means if they win, they are not ready for the important position.
Inday Sara’s Advantage
Analysts say that of all the possible candidates of the administration, the presidential daughter has the advantage. She has the machinery of her father. Plus the support of his followers. However, she might run in tandem with Bongbong Marcos. There is no hint yet on who’s running for what.
Bad Time for the Opposition
Among the 1Sambayan nominees, only Former Senator Antonio Trillanes IV and the presumptive Vice President Leni Robredo, are still interested. The rest knew that they have no chance to win. So, they refused the nomination almost immediately. Whereas President Rodrigo Roa Duterte continues to float names for his endorsement. His strategy is to confuse the enemies. But lately, he said that he will stick to his word since 2016. That can only be Bongbong Marcos.
Cebu City has officially inaugurated the New Oasis for Adaptation and a Home (NOAH) megavaccination site.
The home to thousands of patients in isolation is now the site for their vaccination. Congratulations Acting Mayor Michael Rama and Cebu City on the conversion of the NOAH Complex to a Mega Vaccination Center, said Bongbong Marcos! Let us see more of these facilities around the country, he added.
The megavaccination site now starts operating. The NOAH Complex can accommodate a total of 2,000 individuals per day with up to 1,000 individuals on a given day. Acting Mayor Michael Rama led the inauguration with national guests. They were former Senator Bongbong Marcos and Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque.
LGUs Know Better said Bongbong Marcos
Former Senator Bongbong Marcos said the megavaccination site is an example to the rest of the Philippines on how to move forward from the pandemic. “Vaccination is the solution,” said Marcos. Marcos also expressed support for the autonomy of local government units (LGU). This is amid the ongoing debate on the swabbing policy for Returning Overseas Filipinos (ROF). The former senator, who is also a former governor of Ilocos Norte, said that the LGUs know better. However, despite the logic, the national players proved their dominance.
If the Tandem Pushes through, the President is a Man
The son of the late President Ferdinand Marcos has been floated as Sara’s possible runningmate following his trip to Davao City for her birthday. She also claims that she “does not intend” to seek the country’s top post. Therefore, that left Bongbong Marcos to opt for the presidency.
No Duterte-Duterte Tandem
Inday Sara reiterates that there will be no tandem with her father in the 2022 elections. She addresses this amidst speculations that she will run for president, alongside President Rodrigo Duterte for vice president. The President said earlier that he appeals to Sara not to run for the top post. The Chief Executive denies that he aims for the vice presidency despite the pressure from his party mates.
It’s a No for a Woman President
It is also clear that President Duterte does not believe for a woman to run the country. Mayor Sara is quite particular on this stand of her father. So, it’s absolutely sure that she will not run for the top position in 2022.
Debts to Vanish with BBM’s Political Platform
The campaign rap of Bongbong Marcos clearly expresses his intention to implement the last will and testament of his father. When financial players in the government worry about debts, the son of the late President Ferdinand E. Marcos need not to. He might inherit loads of them but he is certain that he can make Philippines progressive again.
Unity is the Name of the Game
BBM as he is referred to calls for unity. Progress can only be achieved with unity in hand. Fighting factions can never do good. He wants the country to be one with a common goal. This is for the Filipinos to have
a quality life. He’s the only one capable of doing this regardless of what his detractors say. Time for the country to be free from debts. When it’s his time. It’s time.
It’s still Marcos After All
The digital change allows the truth to come out regarding his father. Powerful countries can really go to war just to retain their monetary advantage. Keeping the peace around the globe must be a priority. Leaders who refuse to be provoked must be the good ones.
Bongbong Marcos Makes Filipinos Proud
Patriotism is a trademark of the Marcoses since the time of the late President Ferdinand E. Marcos. Former First Lady Imelda Marcos is also remarkable. Now, Bongbong Marcos reminds Filipinos of their pride. He hails the achievements of the agriculture sector for the start of okra export. He also congratulates Yuka Saso for winning the women’s open.
Exporting okra is a sign that the government is in line with the Marcos regime. This was when agriculture was a priority of the government. Farmers get support, technology, supplies, and know-how directly from the office of the president. Therefore, Bongbong Marcos urges Filipinos to get vaccinated so that life can get back to normal at the soonest possible time.
Yuka Saso Wins Women’s Open
Bongbong Marcos assures the country that the win of Yuka Saso does not end in the Women’s Open. She could take the glory from the Tokyo Olympics that is about to happen. Apart from that, winners from other fields like the Choir also added to the country’s achievements despite the challenges of the pandemic.
Marcos-Duterte-Marcos Demographic Strength
The opposition’s list of nominees for the two highest positions in the country came out on June 12. This coincides with the Philippines’ Independence Day. Chel Diokno, Senator Grace Poe, and Vilma Santos-Recto for the first three. Leni Robredo, Antonio Trillanes IV and Eddie Villanueva also follow. However, former Senator Juan Ponce Enrile said that the Marcos-Duterte-Marcos tandem is just too strong for them demographically speaking! Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio is certainly the best pair of Bongbong Marcos.
The Presidency can’t be Inherited
Nothing can compete when the bets from the North and the south unite. This is the case of a Marcos-Duterte-Marcos tandem whoever the president may be. Mayor Sara Duterte can run as president. Although it does not mean that she inherits the presidency. It’s because she has to win majority of the votes to become president. Nothing like the royal hierarchy.
Marcos as President
Bongbong Marcos as president is ideal. Although Sara Duterte can slide down to VP after the election. However, this may cause negativity among voters. It’s best to just run accordingly. Marcos as president and Sara Duterte-Carpio as Vice President is more likely to be the case. So, 1Sambayan can certainly go straight to the trash.
The Philippines was Once the Tiger of Asia
The Philippines was once the Tiger of Asia during the time of the late President Ferdinand Marcos. The then First Lady, Imelda Marcos was also the envy of prominent women around the globe. They were ideal representatives of the country. Wisdom, grace, wit, and charm were their utmost characteristics that made Filipinos proud. Now, their son, Bongbong Marcos is bound to run for President. No other contenders can even match. Who can fight destiny? Certainly not the Dilawans.
The Right Time for Bongbong Marcos
Bongbong Marcos knew that someday, he will be president. He was actually not really into politics. But realizes it’s his destiny because of his father’s last will and testament for the Filipino people. He is the key to the implementation of the monetary reserve system that his father set-up prior to his downfall in 1986.
Bongbong Marcos is the Hope for the Country
Regardless of the differences in the classes of society, Bongbong Marcos is the talk of the town nowadays. He is somewhat the hope for the country to be great again. After the disasters of the two Aquino regimes, the people realized that the former President Marcos was a lot better in terms of good governance. Therefore, most of them would pay back the misjudgements against the father by supporting the presidency of the son.
What would Marcos do over the South China Sea dispute?
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte blasts the Liberal Party’s South China Sea enthusiasts, Antonio Carpio and Albert del Rosario recently. He said that the dispute with China started during their administration. They just capitalize on the arbitral ruling to cover their mistakes. Meanwhile, people are asking what would the late President Ferdinand Marcos do if he is the President today?
One of the Weakest Military Force
President Duterte made sense that when he said that it is dangerous to provoke China if we do not have sufficient military forces. The country may be one of the weakest defense and offense mechanisms during Marcos’s time. But international relations were excellent. China looked up to the Marcos presidency. A harmonious business relationship was at stake. It would be a pity to let go of that.
Managing the Bully
Just like what Congresswoman Lucy Torres said. The bully at school need not be killed. Managing the unruly one by befriending him or her can yield positive results. Why hurt China when it can be one of the Phillippine’s biggest allies? The key is unity through effective communication. That would Marcos likely to do. Bilateral relations are a must to rebuild the nation after the pandemic. So, it’s clear that Marcos and Duterte are in line with each other.
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