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📰 ‘ALL RIGHT, SIR, ALL RIGHT’: Lacson on making peace with GMA, winning without pork [Inquirer Sunday]

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From the Inquirer: Lacson said he had learned to adapt to his new environment as a civilian but also never wavered from the teachings taught to cadets at the Philippine Military Academy (PMA).  Continue reading “📰 ‘ALL RIGHT, SIR, ALL RIGHT’: Lacson on making peace with GMA, winning without pork [Inquirer Sunday]”

📰 Lacson: PNP internal cleansing ‘on the right track’ [Inquirer]

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From the Inquirer: Sen. Lacson advised PNP Chief Oscar Albayalde to “sustain” the police’s internal cleansing program, or else it would go to waste as scalawags will again prevail.  Continue reading “📰 Lacson: PNP internal cleansing ‘on the right track’ [Inquirer]”

📰 Ping: Pork runs into hundreds of billions [Inquirer]

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From the Inquirer: “If you think pork has left, no it hasn’t left,” said the senator, who renounced pork years ago. Continue reading “📰 Ping: Pork runs into hundreds of billions [Inquirer]”

Interview at the #MeetInquirer multimedia forum | Aug. 16, 2018

At the #MeetInquirer multimedia forum, Sen. Lacson answered questions on:
– ‘Hybrid’ budget
– National ID
– President Duterte’s reported thinking of stepping down
– Addressing the problems at BOC
– Pork barrel system
– PDEA’s need to refocus anti-drug strategy
– Sen. Tito Sotto as Senate President
– Political scene 2022

* video courtesy Inquirer.net Facebook page

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Quotes from the interview…  Continue reading “Interview at the #MeetInquirer multimedia forum | Aug. 16, 2018”

✉ Letter to the Editor: Lacson’s office on Halili’s killing [Inquirer]

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To the Inquirer: This is in connection with the column of Ramon Tulfo on July 7, where he claimed Sen. Panfilo Lacson “was implying that President Digong could have been responsible for [Tanauan City Mayor Antonio] Halili’s assassination because the Chief Executive said the mayor was involved in drugs and that he probably had it coming.”  Continue reading “✉ Letter to the Editor: Lacson’s office on Halili’s killing [Inquirer]”

✉ Letter to the Editor: ‘Wisdom in Lacson’s warning’ [Inquirer]

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To the Inquirer: This is in connection with the letter (5/4/18) from retired Philippine Air Force chief Lt. Gen. Antonio Sotelo, where he questioned Sen. Panfilo Lacson’s statement about the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency making public the list of barangay officials linked to illegal drugs.  Continue reading “✉ Letter to the Editor: ‘Wisdom in Lacson’s warning’ [Inquirer]”

🌐 Ping: Duterte will be a hard act to follow [Politiko]

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From Politiko: Whoever succeeds President Rodrigo Duterte may become “boring” – if Duterte’s recent actions are any indication, Sen. Panfilo Lacson said Friday.  Continue reading “🌐 Ping: Duterte will be a hard act to follow [Politiko]”

#PingTweets: Will these acts render President Duterte’s successors ‘boring’?

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📰 Lacson: I Was a Victim of Fake News 17 Years Ago [Inquirer]

From the Inquirer“I was a victim of fake news for the longest time in the past,” the senator lamented in a recent tweet. “The two original sources have since retracted their statements under oath, even apologized,” he said. “I’m still waiting for those who spread those false information to show decency and some sense of responsibility to the public,” he added.

Related:
On the public apology issued by former ISAFP chief Victor Corpus
On being a victim of fake news
Privilege Speech: In Defense of Dignity (2001)

Continue reading “📰 Lacson: I Was a Victim of Fake News 17 Years Ago [Inquirer]”

✉ Letter to the Editor: Lacson shirked no responsibility [Inquirer]

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To the Inquirer: This refers to the Inquirer’s March 9 editorial, which questioned the decision of the Senate committee on public order and dangerous drugs, chaired by Sen. Panfilo M. Lacson, to adjourn the hearing into the claims made by retired SPO3 Arturo Lascañas.  Continue reading “✉ Letter to the Editor: Lacson shirked no responsibility [Inquirer]”