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Saturday, September 7, 2013

Magazine labels Congress “biggest criminal syndicate”

Nakakalungkot isipin na ang ating mga lederato ay sangkot sa pork barrel scam at sa maraming aspeto ng katiwalaan wala ng mga takot sa kanilang mga puso o budhi at wala ng takot sa Dios, mga sugapa sa pera hindi inalala ang kalagayan ng ating mga kababayan kundi magpasarap ng kanilang mga buhay..

Filipinos are appalled by the way the world would perceive the Philippines after BizNews Asia magazine’s latest issue puts the Philippine Congress on its cover and labeled it “Philippines’ biggest criminal syndicate”.

The September edition of the weekly business and news magazine zeroed in on the controversial multi-billion Priority Development Assistance Fund (PDAF) of lawmakers that went to bogus non-government organizations, as well as the key agencies and personalities involved in the alleged scam.

The magazine cover was first shared by journalist Ira Panganiban on Facebook, and was captioned : “And this is how we look to the world! Downright embarrassing.”
The photo has been shared 4,656 times as of this posting, and has been repeatedly shared by other Facebook users.

The photo drew different comments from netizens, many of them feeling ashamed and exasperated at the corrupt image of the country’s lawmakers.

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