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A communist instigated move!

By ANAD Partylist
December 14, 2011

QUEZON CITY  –  “Definitely it is not democracy at work but a communist instigated move to discredit our country’s constitution and pillars of government,” said ANAD Rep. Jun Alcover in reaction to the filing by the House of Representatives of the 8-count and 57 pages impeachment complaint against Chief Justice Renato Corona.

“Admittedly, any impeachment case and proceedings is but a numbers game. Nevertheless, what transpired last Monday (Dec. 12) is definitely one destined for the Guinness Book of World Records,” he said.

Rep. Alcover explained that right after the roll call for members present, it was immediately reported out in plenary that 188 members of the House of Representatives signed the impeachment complaint against Chief Justice Corona and approval was made without any discussion by among the members. “The majority effectively blocked the moves of the minority to verify the signatories of the complaint. Indeed, it was through in just about an hour or so from the banging of the gavel to formally open the day’s session!” the pro-democracy solon said.

Rep. Alcover disclosed that in the sidelines, a number of those who signed the complaint told him saying, “I signed because we were told to do so and besides I can’t do anything against it with the 2012 PDAF plus the additional P1 million to our PDAF for every Congressman, dangled before us. Also, copies of the impeachment complaint were selectively distributed and only for the majority block Representatives. Surely, we in the minority were left in the dark without even a page of the complaint to read,” Rep. Alcover added.

“Whether this is true or not is for the majority to respond and explain to the people in the light of their own crusade for transparency in governance. But there is a possibility of truth if we compare what happened yesterday to the impeachment case against then Ombudsman Merceditas Gutierrez when it was up for decision by the House in plenary session. In the latter, there was a high Malacañang official, while occupying an office of a Congressman-ally, talked to a number of Congressmen explaining the millions of reasons in asking for the latter’s favorable vote,” he explained.

“What happened yesterday (December 12) is the exact replicate of how the Maoist terrorist Kangaroo Court does their thing. Things were rammed on one’s throat and in record time! Undeniable and too obvious are the hands of Maoist terrorist and Smiling communist personalities stirring the situation and conditions to benefit their respective objectives,” Rep. Alcover stressed.

“The picture is clear where the Maoist terrorist and Smiling communist Representatives, in the majority block, are enjoying the perks and bonuses from PNoy; while prodding their respective sectoral front groups to hit at PNoy using scathing name-calls and accusing him with nasty things. These are vivid proofs on how these groups operate and pressure government, at will. But, it seems PNoy is enjoying this treatment with his ego constantly titillated,” he said.