Two weeks ago, in my column DID YOU ASK FOR IT (see Fil-Am Star edition 6-14-2013), I said Edward Snowden, the NSA Leaker was both a patriot, and a traitor, and probably a greedy lying attentionista. I added that focusing on Snowden, is to focus on the wrong issues.
Since then, most of the feedback I’ve received is about Snowden, the very subject I’d hoped my readers would not focus on. So much for my influence on Fil-Am thought across the globe. Looks like Manong will just have to write more about this until all my fellow Fil-Ams think like I do. So here goes.
Armed with an affidavit as a condition imposed by Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte, Sen. Antonio Trillanes IV showed up at Bank of Philippine Islands (BPI) Julia Vargas branch, Pasig City 11 am, April 2 but still failed to get a waiver from the Mayor to disprove allegations of PHP 2.4 billion “hidden wealth,” including the PHP 211 million deposit in the said bank.
“I have the affidavit, but there was no waiver,” stressed Trillanes who called Duterte a “coward.”
This time, the tough-talking Mayor wanted all the other presidential candidates to sign a waiver and open all their bank accounts to the public.
Although he was open to showing “all” of his bank transactions during the past 30 years, Duterte insisted all other candidates must be compelled to open all their accounts, too.
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