Robbing poor farmers is the real crime Senators Enrile, Revilla & Estrada are being accused of

Pork gang by Vincent Trinidad

Just my opinion as an ex-Senate reporter by Raïssa Robles - Former Senate President Juan Ponce Enrile, former Senate President pro tempore Jinggoy Estrada and Senator Bong Revilla are all multi-millionaires. Today they stand accused of the lowest of crimes any politician or government official can commit - pocketing funds supposed to go to the poorest of the poor. By Raïssa Robles

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Read for yourself a copy of whistleblower Ruby Tuason’s sworn statement

Exclusive by Raissa Robles -I am posting in full with my annotations the sworn statement that socialite-whistleblower Ruby Tuason made in San Francisco, California when she applied for the government Witness Protection Program and before she testified at the Senate Blue Ribbon Committee.

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Is PNoy’s meeting with Sen. Bong Revilla like GMA’s phone call to Garci?

Some people seemed shocked that PNoy would meet with opposition Senator Revilla, while the latter was a senator-judge at the Senate impeachment trial of then Supreme Court Chief Justice Renato Corona....I wasn't shocked. I was amused.

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A License To Snoop: Why the Cybercrime Law is not the answer to child cyber porn

To combat cyber porn using children, the government is vigorously pushing for the Supreme Court to unfreeze the Cybercrime Law (Republic Act 10175) and allow it to take effect....I cannot stress enough the dangers of the Cybercrime Law. Its atrocious lack of safeguards can easily enable rogue cops and government officials to commit crimes of extortion and blackmail using the digital highway.

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Thank you, world, for caring for the victims of Typhoon Haiyan

And how we can repay this By Raïssa Robles The outpouring of sympathy and help from all corners of the world, from governments and people, was like a warm embrace to a grieving nation. There are few events in the world that make humanity come together so selflessly. Typhoon Haiyan was one of them. We, Filipinos, will never forget this. […]

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Enrile is the “grandfather” of the pork barrel scam, Senator Miriam tells reporters

By Raïssa Robles The Janet Lim Napoles show became a Senator Miriam Santiago show today. The long awaited session with main pork suspect Janet Lim Napoles before the Senate Blue Ribbon Committee has turned out to be a dud so far. Sometime into the proceeding Senator Miriam Santiago appeared and managed to hijack the proceedings with a lengthy tirade-cum-lecture. about […]

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