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Bongbong Marcos: Martial Law Compensation is the Government’s Jurisdiction

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Elena Grace Flores

Bongbong Marcos earlier said in an interview with CNN’s The Source, that it has been the family’s intention to settle cases regarding the wealth of his late father. However, when it comes to the alleged Martial Law Human Rights victims’ claims, it’s the government’s jurisdiction. Recently, the court denied claimants of the $2-billion (P100-billion) compensation they have been asking from the government.




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Youtube Video by GMA News

[VIDEO]: CA, kinatigan ang pagbasura sa petisyon ng Martial Law victims na ibigay sa kanila ang $2-B



Compensation Using Sequestered Wealth

The government is working on awarding compensation to claimants using the $10 billion in Marcos wealth awarded by the Swiss Federal Supreme Court in 1997. This was the account transferred to the Philippine treasury by the Swiss Federal Court in 2004. This follows after the Supreme Court here ordered to forfeit the Marcos family’s Swiss deposits in 2003.




$2 Billion Motion Lacks Merit

Thousands of human rights victims under the rule of former President Ferdinand Marcos are again denied of the $2-billion (P100-billion) compensation they have been asking from the government. The Court of Appeals in its January 3 decision junked the martial law victims’ motion for reconsideration of their claim, for lack of merit. In its July 7 decision, the Court of Appeals rules that the 1995  U.S. Hawaii District Court $2 billion award for damages to the alleged 10,000 victims of human rights abuses under the Marcos’ regime cannot be enforced in the Philippines. The Makati Regional Trial Court said the same thing in 2013.




PCGG Knows Better

The only son of the late President Marcos stresses that with regards to the overall amount of these cases, PCGG ex-chairman Andres Bautista knows better. The former Senator also said that the government can have what they can find.  He suggests asking ex-PCGG Chairman Andres Bautista to account what they have sequestered. He floats the idea that the Chair deposited some big money in small rural banks under the watch of his allies.

Cases Over 30 Years

Presidential Commission on Good Government (PCGG) Acting chairperson Reynold Munsayac reveals 282 pending cases against the Marcos family and cronies. Bongbong Marcos believes that these are dragged for over 30 years now due to political reasons. These cases must be settled with the cooperation of all parties involved. Although, he rejects the idea of immunity because he’s not the accused here. It’s also a case of double jeopardy if the heirs face a criminal trial. Double jeopardy is a defense that prevents the accused from another trial on the same charges and on the same facts after a valid acquittal or conviction. It’s the settlement in the case of the Marcoses.

Bongbong Marcos’ Reply on How Much Wealth the Family is Willing to Settle?

http://cnnphilippines.com/news/2018/01/06/Marcos-martial-law-victims-2-B-claim-court.html

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Hontiveros Aims to Discredit Du30 on No Election, Bongbong Marcos on Wealth Issues

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Elena Grace Flores

Senator Risa Hontiveros questions the “sudden talks” on a no election scenario in 2019. She stresses on Du30’s term extension with Du30’s Federalism goal. The proposal to enter into a compromise deal on the alleged ill-gotten Marcos wealth also did not escape her prying eyes. She said that the government tries to measure the public by “mind conditioning” that her political party is famous for. Meanwhile, Bongbong Marcos explains that the compromise deal by the late Ferdinand Marcos estate’s lawyer, Oliver Lozano got nothing to do with him. He doesn’t need immunity because he has no particular case on this issue.






Youtube Video by Elena Grace Flores

[VIDEO]: Bongbong Marcos said that immunity is not necessary for him because he’s never accused of anything.




No Election Scenario, Wealth Issues

House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez floats the idea of a no election scenario.  Senate President Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel III also said that it is possible to extend Du30’s term with the federal form of government if necessary. However, the administration’s spokesperson clarifies this by reminding the public that the President is looking forward to retiring very soon. This even worries his detractors more because the likely successor is Bongbong Marcos when he wins his electoral protest against VP Leni Robredo. Thus, the reason for the wealth issues to resurface.




Hontiveros vs. Social Media

Hontiveros further said the Du30 government tries to push its “twisted political projects” with the help of fake news. Hontiveros recalls the President’s “revolutionary government” threat. Then, dismiss his own idea days later. The LP members even made a media stunt to call on Facebook. They assume that it supports Du30’s campaigns. Not to realize that the people’s passion is the ultimate component of a news to become viral.




LP Street Protest

This quote from the bewildered Senator just proves how out of tune she is with current events: “If anything, this regime bows to strong public opinion and pressure. Let our voices be heard. Let us show our strength in the streets. The fear of public opinion by authoritarian leaders points to the potential of our voices as a force of good. We must not be intimidated and silenced,” Hontiveros said.

Hitting Two Birds in One Go but to no Avail

The Senator can only frustrate herself. Despite the success of the old LP black propaganda on cha-cha against former President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo, it’s not working. Then, the revival of the alleged hidden wealth versus the late President Ferdinand Marcos to hopefully discredit the son, but still, LP fake news-makers cannot nail down President Du30 and Bongbong Marcos. The irony is, they blame social media for their own wrongdoings. This clearly shows their ignorance of its functionality which is a big shame for politicians in their rank.

Why is the Bongbong Marcos – Du30 Governance Good for the Country?

http://www.gmanetwork.com/news/news/nation/638658/hontiveros-says-gov-rsquo-t-lsquo-testing-the-waters-rsquo-on-term-extension-marcos-wealth-deal/story/

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Sereno’s Supreme Court Influence Weakens in Time for the VP Recount

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Elena Grace Flores

The Supreme Court may have grant VP Leni Robredo’s request to avail of the decrypted ballot soft copies without explanation – but it also has a major pro-Marcos ruling. There seems to have a power struggle within the SC’s en banc. This is very obvious during the impeachment hearing of Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno. Four justices testify against her. Bongbong Marcos’ supporters hope that the LP CJ’s influence finally diminishes within the judiciary as the VP recount is about to happen in February 2018.






Youtube Video by GMA News

[VIDEO]: Justices testify against Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno during the impeachment hearing.




2017 Supreme Court Review

There are many controversial issues within the judiciary in 2017. There’s no denying that President Rodrigo Du30’s mandate affects them. The Supreme Court also dealt with relevant issues like the impeachment complaint against Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno.




Pro-Marcos Ruling

In July, the case of “Ilocos 6,” on the alleged misuse of P66.45 million in tobacco funds to buy vehicles under the watch of Ilocos Norte Gov. Imee Marcos, reaches the high tribunal. Also in July, the CA junks the enforcement of the $2-billion award by a US court, in 1995. This is over the estate of the late President Ferdinand Marcos, to the so-called human rights victims during Martial Law.




Strong En Banc Force

Earlier, the court approves with finality its final disposition on the case of Ferdinand Marcos at the Libingan ng mga Bayani or Heroes’ Cemetery. Majority of the magistrates dismiss the petition to exhume his remains.

Recount Hope: Anti-LP – Pro-Bongbong Marcos

Sereno, an LP player, faces an impeachment complaint. The Supreme Court allows the release of all documents against Sereno. They include her Statements of Assets, Liabilities and Net Worth, foreign and domestic travels, and bulletproof luxury vehicle, among other pieces of evidence. It grants the plea of lawyer Lorenzo Gadon for their release. Witnesses present from the Supreme Court are Justices Teresita Leonardo-de Castro, Noel Tijam, Francis Jardeleza, and Arturo Brion. Pro-Bongbong Marcos? Perhaps, the SC is just becoming fair.

http://www.mediacurious.com/is-the-supreme-court-fair-robredo-gets-the-soft-copies-that-bongbong-marcos-paid/

Controversies hound the judiciary

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Bongbong Marcos’ Humor Neutralizes Publicized Martial Law Scare

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Elena Grace Flores

The late President Ferdinand Marcos is demonized by black media propaganda using martial law to discredit his son, Bongbong Marcos. Despite this, the young Marcos always win hearts by just being himself. Just as when the recount for the VP race is set in February 2018, the possibility of the nationwide military rule looms. However, Armed Forces chief General Rey Leonardo Geurrero downplays its possibility. He says it is “speculative” at this point. Besides, only the LP Senator and their followers are scared shit about it. The rest of the Filipinos, just couldn’t care less.






Youtube Video by Elena Grace Flores

[VIDEO]: Take a peak of Bongbong Marcos humor and wisdom in marriage.




Martial Law Scare

Talks of a nationwide martial law once again float after the Congress voted to further extend the martial rule to the entire Mindanao. The opposing faction raises fears that martial law’s expansion into the entire country nears. The ongoing campaign against the communist New People’s Army or NPA tags the insurgents as a terrorist organization. That is the same reason why the late Marcos declared it for the whole country.




Human Rights Made as an Excuse

Guerrero warns that the martial law expansion is possible only if the government’s adversaries turn violent. The extended martial law in Mindanao is until December 31, 2018. Critics of the martial law fear that the declaration results in human rights violations. The same people who are more concerned with the outlaws’ welfare than the law-abiding citizens.







Anti Martial Law Lawmakers

Four Senators voted against the military rule in Mindanao extension in the Senate. They are:

  • Senators Franklin Drilon
  • Paolo Benigno Aquino IV
  • Risa Hontiveros
  • Francis Pangilinan

14 lawmakers are in favor of it.

Bongbong Marcos’ Humor in Contrast with Propaganda

Social media now becomes a reliable source of information in real-time. Traditional media have lost their credibility but also reliability when they fail to cover news that contradicts martial law black media propaganda for 30 years. People who are able to interact with Bongbong Marcos can really attest that there is no tyranny in him. Though humor and wisdom abound.

News Agencies Dying Due to Credibility – Is it because of Anti-Bongbong Marcos Stunts?

http://www.gmanetwork.com/news/news/nation/636671/nationwide-martial-law-speculative-at-this-point-afp-chief/story/



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Military Rule and Bongbong Marcos Crucial for Bangon Marawi Efforts

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Elena Grace Flores

I have no doubt that given the courageous and resilient spirit of the Maranaos, they will be able to put back the pieces and make their lives stronger and better than before. We will do it together, Bongbong Marcos said this during his recent visit to Marawi.  The war-torn place is still under military rule until the end of the year. Task Force Bangon Marawi is the government’s inter-agency task force for the recovery, reconstruction, and rehabilitation of Marawi City. Marcos takes part in the Comprehensive Rehabilitation and Recovery Program with the help of all member agencies.






Youtube Video by; News5Everywhere

[VIDEO]:  Martial law extension, pinaboran ng hepe ng Task Force Bangon Marawi




Military Rule Needed until Rehabilitation is Completed

Task Force Bangon Marawi Chief Retired General Eduardo Del Rosario confirms that martial law is needed until rehabilitation efforts are completed in Marawi. The government assures that sufficient resources for internally displaced persons (IDPs) and relief assistance to IDPs continue even after the fighting.




Actions to Rebuild Marawi

The government continues to provide training and livelihood for IDPs to help them recover from the Marawi siege. A psychosocial intervention like art and play therapy is available. Health intervention such as water, sanitation, and hygiene services are also prioritized for the moral and psychosocial recuperation of the displaced Marawi residents.







Inspirational Talk to Soldiers

Bongbong Marcos is the most capable person to inspire the soldiers in protecting Marawi with their life as the son of the late President Ferdinand E. Marcos. Despite efforts to discredit him using martial law, the truth prevails that he is indeed successful in saving the country from communism and terrorist threats.

Infrastructure Plan

Former Tacloban Mayor Alfred Romualdez is with Marcos during the  Marawi City visit last December 4, 2017. Romualdez also addresses the crowd sharing his hands-on experience on the rise of Tacloban after the devastation of Typhoon Yolanda. Discussions with local officials include infrastructure projects. It is a Marcos trademark to give importance to education as the key to progress. They are seen inspecting a school model on top of the distribution of goods courtesy of the former Senator.

tacloban.gov.ph/citygovernment/mayorsoffice/

https://pcoo.gov.ph/news_releases/government-assures-enough-resources-idps-amid-extension-marawi-conflict/