“I’m dedicating this blog to Senator de Lima for her untiring effort to give justice to the poor victims of extra-judicial killing.”This blog became one of the most trending blogs in the world. Thank you very much to all my valued readers.
(I was driven to write this earnest defense for our beleaguered Senator Leila de Lima as many people, sadly including even some anti-administration people, believe this obviously trumped-up accusation – and a badly-scripted one at that – against this upright and honest lady who as a D.O.J secretary single-handedly charged more big political personalities than all the past D.O.J secretaries combined! I have already written about the full background of where all these accusations started so I will not repeat it here but if you haven’t still read it, it is a must read! please click the link below:
Here, you will know how, where and why all those accusations against Ms. de Lima started…)
Her enemies from Senator Lacson, through Sandra Cam, to President Duterte claim that this lady is so politically ambitious that she would even collude with drug lords just for campaign funds for her senatorial bid. Now, could this be true? Let us analyze.
First, remember this is the lady who charged and jailed very popular and powerful political personalities for the PDAF fund scam, led by Senators Juan Ponce Enrile, Bong Revilla and Jinggoy Estrada, aka Tanda, Pogi at Sexy. Would a desperately ambitious lady do that, fighting powerful politicians and risking her nascent political career? And now, she is fiercely fighting the incumbent administration. Again, will an ambitious neophyte politician antagonize this supposedly very popular administration and risk her political career?
Second, she vigorously pursued the proud Senator Panfilo Lacson for Dacer-Corbito murder case. Lacson, a former intelligence officer who, according to Winnie Monsod citing Amnesty International, was an assistant torturer to Col. Rolando Abadilla during martial law:
He could give anybody who mess with him a big trouble, like the Arroyo’s – where he brought in his double-agent Ador Mawanay to get back at them and Sandra Cam to point an accusing finger at their son Mikey for allegedly receiving jueteng payoff. Again, would an overly ambitious lady have risked antagonizing this powerful & wily senator and put her future political career in jeopardy? (And this is actually what started this whole zarzuela.)
And now, the best defense for Senator de Lima – the I.N.C case.
Now I will show you that it is far from truth that Senator Leila de Lima is so awfully ambitious that she would extort illegal campaign fund even from drug lords. Senator de Lima is the only person running for a political position who dared to antagonize Iglesia ni Cristo (I.N.C.), something no other politician ever dared to do. The reason being that the Iglesia’s have 1.3 million members who vote as one, or simply said, they have 1.3 million votes! This is the reason that almost all politicians shamelessly lick their boots trying to win their votes; praising and thanking them at every possible instances, putting up expensive advertisements congratulating them during all their important occasions, like their anniversaries and birthdays of their founder or leaders.
So the big question is, will a lady who is supposedly so awfully ambitious that she would even collude with criminals just for campaign funds antagonize the I.N.C. and do so just before the election period? Of course not! but that’s exactly what this lady did! Instead of kowtowing to the I.N.C. this upright lady unflinchingly investigated a case of illegal detention and harassment against its eight top officials thereby drawing the ire of I.N.C. leaders – a case which, because of it’s ambiguous nature, could have easily been dismissed if she wanted to curry favor with them. (The case was subsequently dismissed by de Lima’s successor.) She could have easily gotten those 1.3 million votes if she had made a compromise with them, but she did not! Instead she threw them away just like that.
“She could have easily gotten those 1.3 million votes if she had made a compromise with them, but she did not! Instead she threw them away just like that.”
…and the Consequences…
Ms. de Lima lost 1.3 million votes there!
Now ask yourselves, is this what a desperately ambitious lady would do – throw away 1.3 million vote?
But on the other hand, for this, if you recall, Ms. de Lima received accolades from the public, including some of her critics. So what does this mean? It simply means that Senator Leila de Lima is not the politically ambitious lady that the President and his henchmen are trying their utter best to project to the public and want us to believe, and so it is very clear that all the accusations against her regarding her involvement in drug operation just for campaign fund is simply not true…
“It simply means that Senator Leila de Lima is not the politically ambitious lady that the President and his henchmen are trying their utter best to project to the public and want us to believe, and so it is very clear that all the accusations against her regarding her involvement in drug operation just for campaign fund is simply not true…“
. . . And . . .
And so, as a tribute to this upright lady who has been unjustly maligned and crucified in public for fighting for our rights, I decided to start a new campaign for her – Nobel Peace Prize for Leila de Lima campaign, #NobelPeacePrizeforLeila:
So if you believe in her and the cause she is fighting for, please join the campaign by visiting the page above and by leaving few words of support at the comment section there – that will be like your signature on a petition to have Ms. de Lima nominated for the prize. And please share to help propagate the campaign all over the Philippines.
“And so, as a tribute to this upright lady who has been unjustly maligned and crucified in public for fighting for our rights, I decided to start a new campaign for her – Nobel Peace Prize for Leila de Lima campaign, #NobelPeacePrizeforLeila.”
In the meantime, let us support this upright and brave lady, Leila de Lima. Go Leila, fight Leila!
#OneWithLeila #LabanLeila #FreeLeilaNow
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