Tag: Pork

Ping: P71k Na ang Utang ng Bawa’t Pinoy sa Year of the Pig, Lumobo Dahil sa Pork!

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Mga nakikinabang lang sa pork barrel ang magiging masaya at mataba sa pagpasok ng taong 2019, na tinaguriang Year of the Pig.

Ito ang nilalaman ng mensahe ni Senador Panfilo Lacson sa kanyang Twitter account, matapos unang ibunyag na umaabot na sa P71,000 ang utang ng bawa’t Pinoy.

“2019: Year of the Earth Pig. Brace yourselves for more pork,” saad ni Lacson sa kanyang Twitter post.

Related: Lacson: Filipinos P71,000 in Debt as They Face the Year of the Earth Pig
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Lacson: Filipinos P71,000 in Debt as They Face the Year of the Earth Pig

Dirty pink pig, Moorea, French Polynesia

The coming year may be a happy one only for those who continue to benefit from the pork barrel system – and a burdensome one for the rest of the Filipinos.

Sen. Panfilo M. Lacson said every Filipino, even those born just now, is already saddled with a whopping P71,000 debt, no thanks largely to the corrupt pork barrel system.

“2019: Year of the Earth Pig. Brace yourselves for more pork,” Lacson said in a post on his Twitter account.

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πŸ“° Editorial: Just decline it [People’s Journal]

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From People’s Journal: Sometimes the answer to our biggest problems may be found in just two letters – NO. Continue reading “πŸ“° Editorial: Just decline it [People’s Journal]”

Interview on DZBB | Dec. 9, 2018

In an interview on DZBB, Sen. Lacson answered questions on:
– ‘pork’ in the 2019 budget
– acquittal of former Sen. Ramon ‘Bong’ Revilla Jr.
– possible extension of martial law in Mindanao

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#PingTweets: On the acquittal of former Sen. Bong Revilla

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Lacson: Declining ‘Pork’ is the Answer to ‘Misplaced Generosity’

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If the “pork” in Pampanga and Camarines Sur worth some P4.3 billion stemmed from a “misplaced gesture of generosity,” the beneficiaries can show good faith by declining such amounts, Sen. Panfilo M. Lacson said.

Lacson issued the advice after House Majority Leader Rolando Andaya Jr. said the allocations were a show of “misplaced generosity” to public works regional directors seeking funding for road and flood control projects.

“Since Majority Leader Andaya claims that the huge earmarks for his and (Speaker Gloria) Arroyo’s districts are a case of ‘misplaced gesture of generosity,’ maybe they can display a ‘genuine gesture of good faith’ by deleting or reducing those humongous allocations,” Lacson said on his Twitter account.

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πŸ“° Editorial: Lacson’s advocacy [Malaya]

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From Malaya: Sen. Panfilo Lacson has taken up the lonely fight of opposing pork barrel, also known as PDAF or DAP, or some such items in the General Appropriations Bill that smell like pork. Continue reading “πŸ“° Editorial: Lacson’s advocacy [Malaya]”

Interpellation of the 2019 national budget: Possible ‘pork’ in ALGU fund

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In his continuing interpellation of the 2019 budget’s general principles, Sen. Lacson questioned the possible pork in the Assistance to LGUs Fund.

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At a Glance: ‘Pork’ in the Assistance to LGUs (ALGU) Fund

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In his interpellation of the 2019 budget’s general principles, Sen. Lacson raised questions on the possible grave abuse of discretion by lawmakers in the Assistance for LGUs.

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Interview on DZBB | Dec. 6, 2018

In an interview on DZBB, Sen. Lacson answered questions on ‘pork’ in the 2019 budget.

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