• Aquino, Roxas in panic over SAF 44 massacre hearings

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    President Benigno S. Aquino 3rd and his acolyte, Manuel Roxas 2nd, are in panic over the new Senate hearings on the Jan. 25, 2015 massacre of 44 Special Action Forces in Mamasapano, Mindanao, called for by Senator Juan Ponce Enrile, according to sources close to the Palace.

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    “They didn’t see it coming. Aquino and Roxas were even making jokes that Enrile had an onset of Alzheimer’s disease [while in detention], making him harmless even now that he has been freed by the Supreme Court,” one of the sources said.

    Indeed. Enrile had been eerily quiet since the Supreme Court ordered him released in August. I was told he was silently gathering information that would incontrovertibly show that Aquino and Roxas deliberately shirked from saving the SAF troopers.

    Karma is a bitch. Aquino and Roxas for one and a half years used the Senate hearings to portray Vice President Jejomar Binay as corrupt. The charges are all but forgotten now, and the presidential candidate has emerged as a victim of one of the most well financed, most ruthless black-propaganda campaign in memory.

    Now it is Aquino’s candidate, Roxas, who would be the subject of a Senate investigation. The timing – just months before the May elections – is just perfect to bury him politically.

    And indeed, it will: next to Aquino, Roxas was in charge of the police at that time since he was chairman of the National Police Commission. According to his sworn statements in the Senate hearings, he was told about the operation in the early morning, and by midmorning, that the SAF had been pinned down by Muslim insurgents. He didn’t lift a finger to give the SAF troops aid, even as he was with Aquino the whole day.

    As Aquino’s de facto right-hand man, he had the stature to call in the armed forces to save the SAF. For chrissakes, he was with Defense Secretary Voltaire Gazmin and army generals in charge of Mindanao that day. He didn’t do anything to save his troops.

    According to other accounts, he knew about the operation even a day before, and was told to join Aquino in Zamboanga City that day so they could fly by helicopter to Cotabato to congratulate the SAF troopers after they were supposed to have accomplished their mission.

    Above, Aquino, Roxas and Gazmin in Zamboanga that tragic day, pretending nothing was happening. Below, scenes of the carnage, left bottom, a still grab from video showing a wounded SAF trooper fired upon point blank by a Muslim insurgent.

    Above, Aquino, Roxas and Gazmin in Zamboanga that tragic day, pretending nothing was happening. Below, scenes of the carnage, left bottom, a still grab from video showing a wounded SAF trooper fired upon point blank by a Muslim insurgent.

    The entire day, as the tragedy unfolded, he and Aquino did nothing to stop the massacre of the SAF troopers, not even the later brutal act of mutilating their bodies. A video clip disseminated on Facebook at the time showed a wounded trooper fired upon at point blank. The shadows in the video indicate this occurred toward sundown – 10 hours after Roxas had been informed of the operation, and during which he could have moved heaven and earth to stop the carnage.

    Pretending nothing was happening
    Even now that presidential candidate Grace P. Llamanzares is projecting herself as an intelligent and eloquent senator in the hearings, there is no doubt that she stopped short of investigating Aquino’s culpability in the Mamasapano massacre. The President was, in fact, on top of the operation, and authorized his close buddy, Alan Purisima, to be his commander – an instruction that was illegal as Purisima had been suspended from his post by the Ombudsman since December 2014.

    An incontrovertible proof of this is that Poe had not “referred” the report of her committee to the Senate at large – a standard procedure for such reports – which precluded other senators from the interpellation. Otherwise, this process could have exposed Aquino’s culpability, as well as the cover-up Llamanzares undertook in effect.

    What could have been established as the smoking gun of sorts was the transcript of sacked general Purisima’s cellphone conversations with Aquino that he submitted to the Senate committee.

    After a back-and-forth of messages as the tragedy unfolded, the transcript had a yawning eight-hour gap, which is impossible.

    Neither Llamanzares nor any one else in the Senate moved to subpoena Globe or PLDT for records on the messages during those eight hours. True, the telcos’ systems could not have contained the actual messages. It, however, would have contained a log of what cellphone number was sending messages to Purisima, and that could have been determined if that came from Aquino’s phone or not.

    Llamanzares really proved to be just another wheeling-and-dealing politician, with her obvious refusal to pursue leads that would have clearly proved that Aquino was responsible for the horrific massacre of the SAF 44 troopers, and therefore, must be impeached.

    The only explanation for Llamanzares’ cover-up of Aquino’s culpability was that she was hoping at that time that he would change his mind over Roxas and choose her, instead, as the Administration candidate. This could also explain why, for instance, Senators Francis Escudero and Alan Cayetano appeared like ball-less eunuchs in the hearings.
     
    Nine months ago
    But those hearings happened nine months ago, a very long time in politics. Llamanzares, Escudero and Cayetano are now on opposite sides of the political war. Llamanzares has been furious over Roxas’ moves to disqualify her as a candidate.

    I can’t wait to watch Llamanzares grill Roxas in the Senate, asking him why he didn’t do anything to save the lives of the SAF 44.

    The massacre of our best fighting men, the SAF 44, is the worst failing of Aquino. This should remind us to never, ever elect into office somebody who is even remotely suspected of having some psychological disability.

    Aquino should have been impeached last year, with charges infinitely worse than that for the inaccurate SALN for which he took out Chief Justice Renato Corona.

    Forget every blunder Roxas has done, forget his mismanagement of the MRT-3 and the Yolanda disaster management. His complicity in the Mamasapano massacre alone should bar him from having any public office, appointive or elective.

    After all, the details of Aquino’s complicity have been incontrovertibly established as facts.

    Aquino was playing general, had three meetings for the Mamasapano operation in Malacañang in 2014 with suspended police chief Purisima and then SAF head Police Chief Superintendent Getulio Napeñas, and even intelligence officer Fernando Mendez. It was illegal and, therefore, an impeachable offense for Aquino to have appointed as operations man his bosom friend, Purisima, since he was suspended by the Ombudsman at that time.

    In fact, for that, Purisima was charged by the Ombudsman for usurpation of authority. But it was Aquino who ordered him to usurp authority. Why wasn’t he made accountable? Could Purisima refuse an order from the President?

    Aquino was informed of the unraveling tragedy in the early morning of that bloody day. He himself revealed this in an impromptu, video-taped speech before the SAF two days later, saying, “Maaga pa lang, tuloy-tuloy na ang mga ulat na natatanggap namin.” (As early as the wee hours of that morning, I was already receiving reports on the operation.)

    Yet, even when Aquino had received reports that the SAF troopers had been pinned down and sent signals begging for artillery and air support, he did nothing.

    The chairman emeritus of this newspaper, Dante Ang, reported last year based on his reliable sources that Aquino actually ordered the army to stand down, as their efforts to rescue the SAF troopers allegedly would jeopardize his peace talks with the MILF. This claim has not been refuted.

    Why do we allow such a President, with blood on his hands, to continue in power and even show the gall to ask us to elect his clone as his successor? The yellow ribbon on his chest – symbol of his mother’s anti-Marcos crusade – has since been smeared with crimson blood.

    I hope the Senate finds the courage and integrity to get justice done, so the souls of the SAF 44 will rest in peace.

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    1. I can only accuse Pnoy of one thing – mental incapacity. He wasn’t fit to be president and commander-in-chief. He wont go to prison. The mental hospital awaits. And the joke is on us.

    2. Abdul Hameed Rasheed on

      Muslim ako, pero hindi ako pabor sa BBL na yan. Hindi yung buong Bangsamoro at Indigenous People’s ng Mindanao ang makikinabang kundi MILF at BIFF lang. Hindi kapayapaan ang hangad nila, kundi teritoryo ng Pilipinas na magiging teritoryo ng MILF-BIFF. Anlaki ng pera na binigay ng Malaysia para mapasa at sulsulan nila ang mga walang kwentang congressmen.

    3. the president himself is responsible under the doctrine of command responsebility as fr. bernas reflect to that principle even the head officer did not participated on the commession of the crime under that wisdom or maxim he is liable for all crimes commetted by his sobordinates but on this matter the president himself has full knowledge of what might action or offecers be on at the stage will come in or comes out because of the setuation that its lke abandoning offecers who supposed be by comfort of the commanding offecer or a father who has no hearth and mercy to innocent offecers that in the middle the person supposed to back up they act potio pontio pelato and claiming they are innocent of the blood of greate offecers who fought for terrorist adn creminals without fear they ar all responsible of it the president himself and the rest of commanding offecers who deinied and abandoned theme this will be triable by court marcial because the respondent or victim is cevilian in nature ,precisely the president is the commander in chief of all arm forces of the phillippines which includes chief of staff of the arm forces of the phillippines and the commanding offecers who have responsebelity of all the stages of the action done and how it was planned

    4. The Arroyo pawn is speaking. Poor Mr. Tiglao tumatahol na ang mga anti Aquino. plagi nlng SAF, is that all you got? your master is corrupt a thousand fold like Binay. Neglect is Aquino’s sin, but Arroyo’s is plunder. Incomparable. But I guess this is revenge right? Just enjoy this poltical circus.

      • Actually marami pa. But so far, yan ang pinakanakatatak sa puso at utak ng mga tao na hindi pa nabigyan ng hustisya. I am not into anyone’s side but JUSTICE! Justice should be served for these men. They were MURDERED! Gets?

    5. Pag hindi na pangulo ang yellowribbon kasohan agad. Kailan mn hindi siya naging pangulo sa bansa kundi naging panggulo sa pilipinas lamang na lalong lumalâ. Lalo na ang naka blue niyang sidekick wag nating ebuto. Atsaka wag nating husgahan ang kabuo-an ng PNP ng dahil lamang ilan sa kanila involve sa mga krimen SAF44 ang pinag usapan dito oi! Husgahiro kang tao.

    6. jakedimasalang on

      sana mabuhay sa .inyo sina rizal, bonifacio, luna at delpilar at mamatay kayo ng dahil sa bayan at hindi dahil sa corrapsion, at mayron pa sana matino na magtayo ng dalubhasaan ng pagkamakabayan na pagssanayan ng mga bobo sa pamamahala,,

    7. KayMrPalingku-likuKami on

      May hula si Madamdaming Guring para sa 2016: May pangatlong pangula na makukulong sa graft and corruption. Ikaw, ano ang hula mo?

    8. The mindset of our weak national leadership. . including its advisers, , ,is “TO BEG FOR PEACE. . NOT TO FIGHT FOR IT..”. . The root is self-interest (Nobel Peace Award) not really for a lasting peace w/o the ambiance or atmosphere of fear. . ( nuclear missiles from Pakistan pointed to Metro manila. . once the given land is militarily controlled by them. . like when Pakistan separated from India. .nuclear missiles were pointed to India. .so did India in return. . an atmosphere of fear prevailing till now. . amid peace). . Bangsamoro wants BBl approved in 2015 for they know Arab oil will be no more in 2016. . no more financial support. . .We need to delay the the finalization till 2017. . where we can negotiate in a stronger position. .We should not give land to them. . Pnoy from a positive point of view did a great job for the Republic of the Philippines in the massacre of SAF-44. . It delayed BBL. . and I think no land will be given to the radical muslims. . Pnoy has to return the US$780 million given by Prime minister of Malaysia Mr. Razak. . for him to pass the BBL..

    9. Command responsibility is the key phrase here. PNoy ordered it, violated the PNP chain of command by letting a suspended PNP general lead it and allowed the US to get involved in it. You could just imagine PNoy, Mar and their minions celebrating and basking in the glory of victory if this turned out well. Unfortunately, their gamble failed. Now, PNoy goes to his “default mode”. BLAME ANYONE! How could you respect such a guy who doesn’t have any sense of responsibility? Put him to jail if we must right after his term if he is tried and proven guilty. He and his minions should be made accountable for this fiasco. The blame game has to end now.

    10. Leverage, the name of the game called politics. Tiglao equals Arroyo. Enrile equals his own embezzled funds. Llamanzares equals her pending DQ. BBL equals MILF. What else is new? Will there be a law to be processed in view of the senate re-investigation? So many investigations equals so much loss of time and money (taxes). All other pols makisawsaw in aid of their own political ambitions, and who wouldn’t? It’s too easy to blame, especially the President, or in the blaming game, the higher authorities always get the flak. We all learn from our mistakes and hope Mamasapano won’t happen again. Bury the hatchet of hatred, accept the mistakes, compensate the losses, stop the blaming game, forgive and let’s move on, hoi poloi.

      • no accountability, peace is not really peace, forgiveness is not really forgiveness…ok what lessons or mistakes do you want to learn from Mamasapano case, do not violate the chain of command? do not assign as project leader a suspended police chief? trying to confuse the issue or redirect somewhere will lead to nothing…focus here is the blunder which cause lives, for example one or more of your loved ones were killed, what do you do…will you apply what you’ve been saying above…tsk tsk I doubt if you would do it…..come on , get real…

    11. Don’t blame those politicians that are responsible for the tragedy.. Everything that happen are all God’s will.. Sorry to say, that was a karma to the PNP.. Halos lahat ng ng mga katarantaduhang crimen sa bansang ito may pulis sa likod.. Walang naglalakas na loob na gawin ang mga ganyan kung walang pulis na kasama.. Mas mari pang nagawa ng mga pulis na karumaldumal kaysa sa nangyari sa SAF 44. Naaawa kaya ang mga pulis na ipakulong/taniman ng ebidensya ang mga kawawang inosente at ang pamilya nila ay naghihirap habang sila ay pataas ma pataas na ranko. kung walang nakuhang ebidensya, taniman na ang suspek para d nakakahiya/mag mulhang tanga sila pag humuli sila ng wala palang nakuhang ebidensya.. Kaya mga pulis, cge pa.. ang Dios ay di natutulog.. Mga ginawa nyo, makakamit nyo rin.. Don’t crave for justice, the Mamasapano massacre is an example of justice

    12. FOI at saka Anti-Dynasty Bills tinutulogan. Unconstitutional BBL ipinagpipilitan. Hustisiya para sa SAF44 ay binabalewala lamang. Anyare? Bakit nangyayari ang mga ganito sa ating mahal na bansa at mamamayang Filipinos?

      NO TO ALL POLITICIANS LIKE GRACE POE, DUTERTE, ROXAS, ROBREDO, DE LIMA, AQUINO, DRILLON, BELMONTE, CAYETANO AND ALL OTHERS WHO SUPPORT THE UNCONSTITUTIONAL BBL!!!!
      NO TO UNCONSTITUTIONAL BBL AND BLOODY MURDERERS MILF!!!
      YES TO PEACE!!! JUSTICE TO SAF44 AND 19 ELITE SOLDIERS OF THE AFP!!!

      It is so sad and scary just to think that the brutal murderers are still free to roam our streets fully armed to the teeth, heavily armed with high powered deadly weapons. Pagkatapos ay mas interested pa sila sa ipinagpipilitang ipasang bastardo at unconstitutional na BBL ng MILF? Mas gusto at interesado pa silang maupo ang mga walang kaluluwang salarin sa trono ng kapangyarihan? Hindi ba sila kinukurot at binabagabag ng kanilang budhi at konsensiya? Iyan ba ang gusto niyong pagbabago? Gusto niyo bang maupo ang mga walang kaluluwang salarin sa trono ng kapangyarihan? Huwag naman po sana.

    13. Papayag na lang ba tayo kabayan na paglalaruan nila palagi ang ating Saligang Batas at mga batas ng bansa? Papapayag na lang ba tayo kabayan na palagi nalang paglalaruan ang kapalaran, kinabukasan at kapakanan ng ating mahal na bansa at mamamayang Filipinos? Papayag ba tayong paglalaruan nila ang buhay ng mga Filipinos lalong lalo na ang mga sundalo at mga pulis ng bansa? Huwag naman po sana.

      Pero ang masaklap ay wala namang masiyadong reklamo ang mga Filipinos kaya malamang ay wala na namang pagbabagong mangyayari. In fact, may kaniya kaniya nang kandidato ang mga bobotantes kaya malamang ay unfit na naman ang mamamahala sa ating bansa. Who cares if we will go through the same shit all over again for another 6 years? Who cares kung mauupo sa trono ng kapangyarihan ang mga pumapatay ng mga sundalo, pulis at innocent civilians? Who cares kung walang hustisiya ang SAF44 and 19 elite soldiers of the AFP brutally killed by MILF basta ba maipasa ang BBL? Who cares if the peace body OPAPP filed fake attendance records and spent P45.33 million worth of car rental services in 2014 without the necessary authorization and with dubious supporting documents? Who cares if our country is still most corrupt and corruption making many people rich? Who cares kung baon sa utang ang bansa at mamamayang Filipinos? Who cares if the government spend 15 Trillion in six years? Total mayaman naman ang Pilipinas, di po ba? Basta may telenovela at kilig pa more ok lang lahat, di ba kabayan? Saka na lang tayo magreklamo, pagkatapos ng election. Matiisin naman ang mga Filipinos, di ba kabayan?

      Kaya mag-ingat lang po tayo kabayan sa pagpili sa mga mamamahala sa ating bansa at mamamayang Filipinos. We are not getting any younger. We cannot afford to always go through the same shit all over again. We must stop electing unfit government officials. We must choose excellent leaders and team players that can fully unite our country and the Filipinos for building our nation and for us, Filipinos, to win the future. We must obey and follow strictly our Constitution and the laws of the land. Nararapat lamang na maparusahan ang mga lumabag sa batas. Calling all our honest and trustworthy leaders and protectors of our Constitution. Are you still out there to serve and protect our country and its people? Please HELP!!!! SOS!!!!

      Kung gusto mo ng pagbabago, simulan sa sarili mo. Maging matalino sa pagboto.

    14. I knew that this time will really come when Pnoy and Roxas will be will be pinned down and answer for their complicity in the mamasapano tragedy. Why? Because when the senate inquiry was held, all the senators present have their own agenda for the coming election. This time Sen. Enrile is in his last term as a senator and will make this as his farewell stand to get even with the present administration. Second, Napenas was then an active General in the AFP and cannot talk against the civilian authority. Now that he is an ordinary citizen and running for a political position the truth will come out. The President down to his little minions will be burned in hell.

      • Some staff of the senators would learn a lot from Trey Gowdy hearings on Benghazi. Hillary is going to jail and Pnoy wouldn’t finish his term

    15. Isa lang ang dapat gawin panagutin, parusahan at ipakulong ang tiwali ng gobyerno sa pangunguna ni Aquino, roxas, purisima at iba pang high ranking officials ng PNP ng mapagbayaran nila ang sabwatan sa rebelde.

    16. People on the know (read: those involved in the planning, those who have first hand knowledge) know very well that Roxas knew everything about the operation. In fact, Roxas was the one who insisted to send police troops instead of the AFP’s JSOG to do the mission, despite the latter’s comprehensive plan and courses of action. He wanted the credits. But when sh!t happened, ang palabas ay he was left in the dark. That he was never informed. LOL. Like being made to look like a fool is better than being an actual fool.

    17. Justine must be done. This two have so much bloods in their hands. I cannot believe what I’m reading now.Thank you Mr Tiglao for opening up this un thinkable tragedy
      I cried for the loss of lives of the troops and for their families. Dapat bitay ang parusa sa mga mag kakasabwat..

    18. Dolly Modo Ridings on

      It’s time to payback we will not allow Pnoy and Roxas to continue manipulationg all Filipinos for their personal interest..Change is Coming #Duterte2016

    19. So is Binay innocent and just a victim? I don’t think so! But i believe senate was used by the yellow tards.

    20. leonardo o. odono on

      Mr. Tiglao failed to mention that the President, under our constitution, is commander-in-chief of all armed forces of the state, including the Philippine National Police, not just of the military. President BS Aquino, then, is ultimately responsible for the massacre of the SAF 44, irrespective of what he did or failed to do – in the panning of the operation, during the execution of the tactical plan, and, most importantly, in the rescue of the pinned-down troopers.. Contrary to the position of then Justice Secretary Leila de Lima, President BS Aquino, being commander-in-chief of the PNP, was very much part, in fact was at the top, of the PNP chain of command.

      In the military, a commander who fails in the pursuit of his command’s mission, or fails to protect the welfare of his men while pursuing a mission, or both as in the case of the Mamasapano tragedy, is subject to trial by a court martial and liable to be sentenced to death by musketry (I hope the removal of capital punishment from our statute books did not remove death by firing squad). A military commission to be created by law to try military offenses of a commander-in-chief, instead of the Sandigang Bayan, might as well be convened and sit in trial of President BS Aquino if the re-opening and re-hearing of the Masasapano incident, provides unimpeachable evidence President BS Aquino must be held responsible for the massacre of the SAF 44.

      • Si de lima eh isang boba at Kalahati din Na walang alam Sa batas…nagtatangatangahan at numero unong sinungaling katulang Ng amo niyang abnormal….magasamasama sila Sa NBP…..

    21. Benghazi to the US, Mamasapano (SAF 44) in the Philippines. What is the difference with liberal media?

      Hilary Clinton is still the “top choice” for President so it appears.

      If you have the mainstream media behind you, will you panic?

      • so the media can make the difference? there’s no liberal or conservative media or press in the Philippines, there’s just the PAID MEDIA, and both sides can do that. in this instance, it is solely on us, the public, to believe what appears to be credible. the Mamasapano massacre is a true tragedy and there must be those responsible for the carnage, and must be held criminally liable. the guilty will, naturall, panic.

    22. Corazon Tarcena on

      sa bawat sulok ng mundo ay may galamay ang kultong dilaw. Bantayan sa eleksyon ang lugar ng Paluan Occidental Mindoro at mga karatig pook.

    23. Aquino is good for a sick adversary woman like GMA….If JPE made this thing happen in all honesty…then I salute you Sir-make your remaining days a fruitful no non-sense crusade for those who are responsible to our brave men to die for nothing.

    24. Enrile, just like Poe, is using this incident as leverage with Aquino. Enrile is a smart wily politician who would not hesitate to throw anybody to the bus to preserve himself. But if, for the sake of his self preservation, he can give the SAF44 the justice they deserve, then it would offset all his earlier misgivings.

    25. Francisca v. Castro on

      Good comments my friends, but remember dogs eat dogs, I don’t trust anybody of those politicians anymore, parepareho lang mga yan

    26. In my opinion, the incident was conniving of group of persons that looking after for the reward money. Even, that they were violating the law and sacrificing the life of people. The bottom line is they do it on their own personal interest.

    27. Abraham Manlulu on

      But the BABOONS recently absolvd Pnoy of any accountability re SAF44!
      And please DO NOT call Eunuch the THREE Bad Eggs, it is dmeaning to the brave and faithful guards of Queens in early ages.

    28. You can’t read this kind of article in Philstar.. hahaha

      Anyhow, pursigido si PeNoy na maipasa ang BBL.. ano kayang dahilan??
      After this reopening of Mamasapano inquiry.. I just hope people will see the real Aquino and Roxas.. the people who disregard fellow Filipinos..

    29. I was reading the whole news article and only one question popped into my mind, “Bakit ngayon lang?” This happened when? Last year pa. I think in January pa. So how come it took this long for an investigation to take root? Ngayon lang dahil mag eelection na? I know this article was made with the intention to ‘inform’ people pero hindi lang maalis sa isip ko na yung self-interest kung bakit ngayon lang lumabas ang article na to. This was made to serve some evil purpose of the opposition — to serve their selfish goals. A pawn for their candidacy this coming election 2016. Tigilan na natin ang pamumulitika. I’m not saying that we should forget. In fact we should not. Pero I think it’s about time na magmove forward na tayo. Tuwing binabalikan nyo ito para lang siraan ang kalaban nyo sa pulitika at para maitayo ang mga hangarin nyong pampulitika, hindi niyo lang ginugulo ang buong bayan kundi sinasaktan nyo ulit ang mga biktima sa pamamagitan ng pagbubukas muli ng mga sugat na dala ng trahedyang nangyari sa MAMASAPANO. Ang mabuti nating gawin kesa patuloy tayong makisawsaw at magbigay ng mga opinyong hindi natin pinag-isipan, dapat mag-isip na lang tayo kung pano natin maitataguyod ang kapayapaang pangkalahatan nang hindi na maulit ang trahedyang Mamasapano.

      • very well said. No doubt pulitika nga lang ang rason kaya nila pinipilit na buksan muli yang Mamasapano na yan. Madaming galit kay Pnoy at madami ang gustong magpabagsak sa liberal party lalo pa at presidential candidate si Mar Roxas ngayon. Talagang maitim na pulitika lang ang nasa likod nitong issue na ito ngayon. Wala na silang ginawa kundi pag tapunan ng dumi. Hindi nila alintana ang mga taong nasasagasaan nila.

      • it’s only now because Sen.Enrile just got out from jail and he’s the only one who requested the reopening of the mamamasapano incident based on the new evidences that got into his hands.There were unanswered questions that wasn’t tackled during the hearing like who gave the stand down order(I guess every body already knew who).I just hope and pray that Sen Enrile will really do the right thing giving justice to the slain policemen by making those people accountable for what had happened to the 44SAF.

      • Patuloy Lang po na masasaktan ang Mga pamilya ng biktima kung walang hustisyang mangyayari sa Mga namatay.Nararapat lang na mabuksan ulit ang trahedyang ito para managot at maparusahan ang Mga taong nasa likod nito.Hindi po sapat yong basta iisipin na lang pero walang katapat na pananagutan yong Mga nagkasala!!!

      • Bilang Lang Sa senado nag may matinong utak….puro pera Lang ang una Sa lahat..kaya nagpapakamatay makaupo Lang Sa congress

      • hindi ngaun lang, matagal ng sinasabi yan ng manila times spicifically mr tiglao…..he has written many articles pinpointing the president, purisima, roxas and the rest….pero ayaw gawin ni llamanzares an tamang trabaho nya due to her political ambition…..as an ordinary citizen, makulong ang dapat makulong…..justice should be given to the fallen….

    30. I was reading the whole news article and only one question popped into my mind, “Bakit ngayon lang?” This happened when? Last year pa. I think in January pa. So how come it took this long for an investigation to take root? Ngayon lang dahil mag eelection na? I know this article was made with the intention to ‘inform’ people pero hindi lang maalis sa isip ko na yung self-interest kung bakit ngayon lang lumabas ang article na to. This was made to serve some evil purpose of the opposition — to serve their selfish goals. A pawn for their candidacy this coming election 2016. Tigilan na natin ang pamumulitika. I’m not saying that we should forget. In fact we should not. Pero I think it’s about time na magmove forward na tayo. Tuwing binabalikan nyo ito para lang siraan ang kalaban nyo sa pulitika at para maitayo ang mga hangarin nyong pampulitika, hindi niyo lang ginugulo ang buong bayan kundi sinasaktan nyo ulit ang mga biktima sa pamamagitan ng pagbubukas muli ng mga sugat na dala ng trahedyang nangyari sa MAMASAPANO. Ang mabuti nating gawin kesa patuloy tayong makisawsaw at magbigay ng mga opinyong hindi natin pinag-isipan, dapat mag-isip na lang tayo kung pano natin maitataguyod ang kapayapaang pangkalahatan nang hindi na maulit ang trahedya ng Mamasapano.

      • If you we’re reading carefully, the article says it was enrile who reopened the case. Enrile who spent his time in jail up until august last year. Thus 4-5 months between then and now was used for him to gather informations regarding the case. Enrile is a smart lawyer, he’s not a nut job to just jump in unprepared in a big case like this. Either way whether its politics or a hunt for justice, if it a Senate hearing is what it takes to remined the people of the misgivings of the liberal fucking party, then so be it. The media especially Abiascbn works for them, so you can’t really trust them to keep prodding on an issue just as they used to with GMA.

        Finally, to say that its time to move on about the mamasapano massacre is as stupid as it can be. Just because time has passed it doesn’t mean that we should forget issues such as that, most especially that justice has truly not been served yet. What if someone shoots your love ones and hides for ten year. Then when you finally find the suspect someone tells you to move on or that the fucking timings perfect?

    31. Noynoy can always plead not guilty by reason of insanity, if he wants to avoid serving time in jail.

    32. Just asking… would FIRING SQUAD be enough for this TWO gentle monsters…to serve as JUSTICE not only to the SAF44 but to all the Filipinos?

    33. No reinforcements is contrary to sense and reason! Therefore it was deliberately done and the rest is history. This present govt. is on the side of the terrorists aka milf and that shadowy character ikbal or whatever his name is. They are traitors and yet appear to be not. They piss on our back and they tell us it’s raining.

    34. Very informative and logical explanations on what transpired of the fallen SAF 44. Indeed, the Malacanang particularly Aquino and Roxas have something to be feared of in the re-opening of its investigation. I knew Enrile that he has bombed to detonate to pinpoint the responsible of this gruesome incident.

    35. Pki dagdag ang dap controversy n mismong sc ang nagsabi n partially unconstitutional (meganon!?). Kung d mapanagot si pnoy sa mga katarantaduhang ito pagkatapos nyang bumaba sa pwesto,sa palagay ko wala ring silbi ang pagkaalam natin sa katotohanan. kahit iblog o idislike o itweet kaya, o isulat p natin sa lahat ng papel ang kpabayaan nya. That is why I am urging, daring rather, all, not just to be loud or being heard coz the government is long gone deaf, to be a part of a group that would assure justice to the filipino people after his term. Kailangan nyang pagdusahan ito. Pero kung wala tayong pkialam manhid tayo at d n tayo tao, eh di wow!

    36. Harold Rosales on

      In fact, for that, Purisima was charged by the Ombudsman for usurpation of authority. But it was Aquino who ordered him to usurp authority. Why wasn’t he made accountable? Could Purisima refuse an order from the President?

      The President is above the Ombudsman? The Ombudsman is also above the law because they have not ask the President why did he allow Purisima to give the Order even he was suspended by Ombudsman. On the other hand, Purisma did not follow the Suspension Order of the Ombudsman. It is the Syndicated Problem of Corruption from the Executive to the Ombusdman, which also includes the Department of Justice under De Lima of not protecting the Laws of the Land.

    37. Still hoping the Senate finds the courage and integrity to get justice done? Really? If they didn’t then why would they do now?Aquino will simply buy his way out of this again with some hocus pocus deal.

      I’ve always hoped to be proven wrong, but that has not happened yet with regards to anything about BS Aquino’s idiocy and everyone linked to him at one time or another.

    38. It is beyond disgusting what this super-bobo duo have been and continue to be doing. Can’t wait to see round two of the mamasapano senate inquiry. It’s a tv novela I wouldn’t miss. And yes, what goes ’round comes ’round.

    39. God bless your hope, Mr. Tiglao, even if you do not believe in God. May He convert the patriotic and honest souls in the Senate to serve the truth and the people. (“I hope the Senate finds the courage and integrity to get justice done, so the souls of the SAF 44 will rest in peace.”)

    40. I hope the Senate finds the courage and integrity to get justice done.
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      Not likely, The senate and house are more interested in bribes than integrity. Maybe a couple of deals for the committee.

      This will probably end up like the first senate hearing, lot of grandstanding, photo op’s, a great deal of noise, in the end signifying nothing.

      Which Aquino ally will Llamanzares turn this report over to this time or better yet what will it cost those responsible by deed or inaction to whitewash this second investigation ?

      • Llamanzares will use it as leverage in her DQ case at SC forcing Pres.BS to help her pull a string at SC.

    41. Benigno Aquino III deserved a bullet or two on the back of his head just like his father and grandfather.

    42. nag panic yung dalawa, takot siguro iungkat nanaman ang issue ng mamasapano tragedy, dapat kasi nabigyan to ng pansin para nagkaroon ng justice ang saf44

    43. ang issue na ito ay dapat talaga bigyan ng pansin kasi kailangan imbestigahan ito para na rin magkaroon ng hustisya ang saf44

      • Anna Margarita on

        ? Cayetano??? Did you actually read this article? He uses media mileage to further his personal ambitions. His dynasty is no different than the Marcoses, give him time.

    44. Si Roxas malayung manalo sa pagka pangulo, hindi nga sya nanalo bilang vice ni pinoy maging Pres. Pa kaya ? Lalo’t may kinalaman pa sya sa operasyon. Puro salita lang wag na nyang ituloy ang tuwid na daan kuno kasi sa aking pananaw ang panunungkulan ng administrasyong aquino hindi tuwid ang daan dahil baloktot ang pamamahala . Puro salita lang sa umpisa.

    45. laarni ledisma on

      dapat po nuon pa po nabuksan ang issue na ito , para natapos agad , kawawa mga na ulila, hustisya para sa saf44

    46. Duterte is the answer and justice sa mga nagawang kapalpakan ni Pinoy . I think Purisima deserve na makulong. Bakit ba sa noong pinaplano na ang operasyon bakit nakikipag usap si Pinoy kay PuriTIMANG tungkol sa operasyon . Siguroy hindi alam ni Pinoy . Pilit kasing isinisiksik ni Pinoy si Purisima sa operasyon dahil sa pag aakalang pag na mission accumplished ay mapapabalik sa serbesyo ang kanyang kaibigan na si PuriTIMANG isti purisima.
      dapat sana e nangibabaw kay Pinoy ang kasabihan na PURISIMA MY FRIEND HUWAG KANANG SUMALI TRABAHO LANG WALANG PERSONALAN .

    47. Rodan Guerrero on

      I salute you Amb. Tiglao you are incomparable with the courage you are loaded with. I am very certain Sen. Enrile will dig to the bottom of this tragedy since it it will serve as his legacy as a Senator of this republic to be remembered of doing something unforgettable to the Filipino people. Kudos to both of you men who deserve to be called dignified individuals!

      • Mga salut sa perlas kung sinilangan! Siniraan nyo ng husto c markus noon ginamit nyo pa ang medya at mga pare at madre para lng kayo mka upo.. salut kayo! Unti unti nyong pinatay ang pilipino! Dapat mamatay rin kayo!