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Anti-pork groups file impeachment complaint vs Aquino

A week before his fifth State of the Nation Address, a broad array of anti-pork barrel advocates has filed an impeachment complaint against President Benigno Aquino III. The 28 complainants are seeking Aquino’s removal from office, accusing him of culpable violation of the Constitution and betrayal of public trust arising from his implementation of the Disbursement Acceleration Program. (Read Impeachment Complaint)

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Makabayan is a political coalition of twelve Philippine progressive parties: Bayan Muna, Anakpawis, Gabriela, Kabataan, Courage, Migrante, ACT-Teachers, Katribu, Akap Bata, Piston, Kalikasan at Aking Bikolnon . The council also includes personages in the field of arts, governance, mass media and people’s organizations. READ MORE

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  • On Pres.Aquino's latest DAP defense:

    Bayan Muna Rep.Neri Colmenares today said that Pres. Aquino’s Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP) defense is a declaration of war with the Supreme Court. Pres.Aquino wasted the opportunity to divulge all the details of the DAP and wasted the time of the people.

    “His use of Section 39 of the 1987 Administration Code is not even right because the section pertains to savings. The Supreme Court said that DAP was not savings therefore Section 39 does not apply. Also a mere administration code cannot trump the Constitution,” said Rep. Colmenares.

  • ACT TEACHERS Rep. Antonio Tinio on Pres. Aquino's rejection of DBM Sec. Abad's resignation

    “To accept his resignation is to assign to him a wrong. And I can’t accept the notion that doing right by our people is a wrong.” President Benigno S. Aquino III on why he rejected the resignation of DBM Sec. Florencio Abad

    President Aquino is openly defying the law of the land by rejecting Sec. Abad' resignation on the grounds that he "can't accept" that the acts committed by Abad under the DAP is "wrong."

  • Palace should tell all and face the consequences

    Bayan Muna Rep. Neri Colmenares today squarely faced Malacanang’s attempt to deflect their accountability for the unconstitutional usurpation of Congress’ power and its refusal to release the specifics and documents of 116 projects under the Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP) amounting to at least P150 Billion.