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I’ll Gotten Wealth Propaganda
It is a fact that the yellow contender for president, Leni Robredo was the highest mainstream media advertiser in 2016. They have to repeat the black media propaganda against Bongbong Marcos for Robredo to have a chance in 2022. The alleged ill-gotten wealth of the Marcoses is one of them. No respect at all to the more than 30 years of court trials with no final convictions. Here’s how to spot biased news outlets.
Son of the Late Dictator
Any newscasters who call Bongbong Marcos the son of the late dictator have either no clue about the Philippine Constitution or are just following the orders of their bosses to character assassinate Marcos. A democratic country can never have a dictator because he is voted by the people. The late President Ferdinand Marcos had no absolute power as a ruler and never used force during his reign.
Disregarding More than 30 Years of Trials
The reporters of these biased news outlets may have to act innocent. Disregarding what they knew of the trials of the century that led PCGG to nowhere. There’s also no mention of the evidence shown by former first lady Imelda Marcos. They must be in line with their candidate’s stand who talks about the Tallano Gold just to dig up the said propaganda.
Bongbong Marcos believes that a good leader must have the best people. Investments on the expertise of the workforce is a must to make the country great again. Migrant workers deserve concrete funding for their welfare like trainings to continue working. Perhaps housing and healthcare services for their return. Agriculture is also a priority.
Not a Subsidy
Farmers are often thought to receive subsidies. But for Bongbong Marcos, they are investments. The more the government spend on them, the more they can produce better products. His answers coincide with the veteran farmers during the Marcos regime.
Imports are Temporary
Importing goods is a remedy to stop the increase in prices. However, the agricultural sector’s development must continue to be self-sufficient. Local productions must be more than enough for the needs of the country. His father had the best system for farming on the land. Its revival is next when he becomes president.
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Robredo Vows to Beat Bongbong Marcos
The questionable VP Leni Robredo vows to beat Bongbong Marcos after the Comelec rules in favor of the most popular presidential aspirant. Robredo seems to get her confidence back after the alleged Comelec data hacking. However, many voters are asking what happened to the former Comelec Chairman Andres Bautista. He’s still in exile in the US after his wife accused him of having unexplained wealth during the 2016 elections.
A Hand in the Election
Bautista’s wife, Patricia implies that her husband’s unusual wealth may have something to do with the massive election fraud in 2016. She testifies that he allegedly received bribes during the said poll. Robredo was the highest mainstream media advertiser at that time while Bongbong Marcos was defeated with a very slim margin. Although IT experts identified a suspicious pattern on the data increase that gave Robredo the advantage after a sudden disruption of transmissions during the wee hours right after the election day.
Bongbong Marcos Retains his Lead
Bongbong Marcos retains his lead despite the many black media propaganda against him. His popularity even increases after the Comelec rules in his favor over the DQ petitions. The ballots are definitely with his name on them. That would leave the people to be vigilant when casting their votes in May 2022. While the IT experts continue to scrutinize the election system. The no-election scenario is unlikely.
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BBM’s Leadership Style
Congresswoman Lucy Torres-Gomez can only say good things about BBM. She said that the former Senator always puts his political platform right. This can of leadership only proves that he is after the welfare of the people. Self-interest is not at all a concern. His manifests and plans when he becomes president are clear. Unity is the name of the game for the country’s progress.
BBM is thankful for Cong. Lucy’s kind words. He confirms that it is to his best interest to be able to work with everybody. Allies or not. When the time comes, the government would need his opponents’ help. Therefore, he made it a point not to retaliate despite the many criticisms he received. Such is really a sign of a an effective leadership skill.
The Able Congresswoman
It takes one to know one. Torres-Gomez has principally authored over 100 bills and co-authored 35. She is the chairperson of the House Committee on Disaster Resilience, the vice-chairperson of committees on Tourism, and Women and Gender Equality, and the special committee on Creative Industry and Performing Arts. She is also the beautiful wife of the popular actor and Ormoc City mayor, Richard Gomez. So, she knows leadership very well.
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Nuclear Power Plant Stopped in 1986
The 1986 EDSA revolution put a stop on the launch of the Bataan nuclear power plant. It became a political issue instead of generating cheaper energy. This is why the country is left behind by their Asian counterparts in terms of sustainable electricity supply, said BBM.
Find a Renewable Energy Replacement
Nowadays, there are many options for renewable energy due to advancing technology. Just like the wind farm in Ilocos Norte. Nevertheless, production, transmission, and distribution must be looked into. As an archipelago composed of 7,100 islands, it would be a bit expensive. Another source is geothermal plus many more. This already exists in Leyte but is not yet operational.
Setback Due to Political Reasons
Politics must not get in the way of searching for a cost-effective source of energy. It should be internationally competitive. There must be continuity in the government to let this happen. If the nuclear power plant is worth reviving, politics must get out of the way. It’s best to follow Science. Disasters did happen in the past. But safety measures can already be imposed. Just like in America, BBM explained.
The Court of Appeals cleared Bongbong Marcos of tax evasion in October 1997 because he was not given a due notice for tax assessment. The court fined him Php 36,000 for non-filing of tax returns only. So, he withdrew his petition from the Supreme Court and paid his tax liabilities of Php 67,137.27 in total.
Then Supreme Court Deputy Clerk and Chief of the Judicial Records Office, Teresita Dimaisip sent a copy of the entry of judgement to the Marcos camp, Court of Appeals, and the Solicitor General in December 2001. But of course former SC Associate Justice Antonio Carpio did not know that.
Unity Message In Cebu
Right after the devastation of typhoon Odette, the BBM-Sara Uniteam helped the badly affected areas in Cebu. Only together as a unified nation shall Filipinos be victorious during and after the pandemic, Marcos said.
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Ill-Gotten Wealth Accusation
Former Supreme Court Associate Justice Antonio Carpio becomes a laughing stock after he repeated the alleged Ill-Gotten Wealth black propaganda against Bongbong Marcos. He cites figures out of nowhere. He seems out of tune knot knowing that all the cases filed on this subject are all dismissed in the last 30 years or so.
Not Stooping Down on Carpio’s Level
The lawyer and spokesperson of the Marcos camp, Atty. Vic Rodriguez refuses to comment on Carpio’s Ill-Gotten Wealth accusation. He said that it is a waste of time to answer such allegation. For this can only disunite the people. It is best to not stoop down on Carpio’s level because the people already know the real score on that matter.
Rehashed Black Propaganda
All this rehashed black media propaganda against Bongbong Marcos do not work anymore. The people’s eyes are already open to the truth. There’s no ill-gotten wealth. What we have is the wealth for humanity as per the outcome of the many court cases.
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Bongbong Marcos is Ahead in Most Surveys
Whether ANC likes it or not, most of the political analysts they interviewed said that Bongbong Marcos is ahead in most credible surveys. He can’t also be disqualified as the leading presidential candidate. There are cases that the courts cannot decide. It’s in the hands of the people. This is what democracy is all about.
Hope for Robredo
Meanwhile, Vice President Leni Robredo’s trajectory is fast catching up. Her supporters can only hope that by May 2022, she can catch up with Bongbong Marcos’ votes. Therefore, it is not surprising for any personality to give the former senator a hard time like the bizarre notarized medical requirement of the Comelec.
However, many Marcos loyalists are amused by the Comelec Commissioner Rowena Guanzon’s requirement after Bongbong Marcos failed to appear in person during the disqualification hearing. Strange as it may sound, it did trigger the mainstream media to cover BBM. They might think that they can assassinate his character by doing so. Nevertheless, people are now more aware that his detractors would not hesitate to do silly things just to destroy him. Thus, giving him sympathy for a greater election advantage.
A law expert said that a leading presidential candidate cannot be disqualified in principle. This is because by doing so, the people will be deprived of their choice. That’s democracy. Atty. Antonio Gabriel Maestrado La Viña is a Filipino lawyer, educator, and environmental policy expert.
Political Law 101
Atty. La Viña said that never in the country’s history that such scenario can happen. BBM will prevail, he added. Despite the many cases filed against Bongbong Marcos, the basic concept of political law 101 is still applicable.
The People will Decide
Regardless of the allegations against BBM, the people will decide in the end. This is what democracy is all about. It might be bad news for the biased media but no one is above the law. They can character assassinate Marcos all they want but he remains the people’s choice.
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Attorney Vic Rodriguez is Positive
The two people who are with Marcos almost every day have been tested positive of Covid-19. His chief of staff, Attorney Vic Rodriguez and his security escort. This prompted the former senator to go in isolation that resulted to his absence in the disqualification case’s preliminary conference.
BBM’s Precon Absence
Bongbong Marcos failed to show up for the Commission on Elections’ pre-conference for the disqualification petitions filed against him. He had an order from the poll body to attend physically or virtually. But he experienced symptoms that included speaking difficulties due to throat inflammation.
No one in their right mind who is a Covid-19 survivor experiencing its symptoms again would show his face on camera in an important proceeding. It would be very insensitive for the Comelec to force him to show up even just virtually. Considering the virus’ psychological implications. Besides, his case can proceed with the representation of his able attorneys. Besides, why insist on a BIR receipt issued many years ago when the agency already certified that the dues were paid?
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