Thursday, July 16, 2020

A letter of insult to 16M Filipinos who voted Duterte

Isang open letter mula sa isang netizen na si Gege Cruz ang nag-viral matapos nitong insultuhin ang 16 million na Pilipinong bumoto kay Pangulong Rodrigo Duterte noong 2016.
Former Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte's grand rally, meeting de avance At Luneta in 2016 

Narito ang kanyang post:

"16M Rant by Gege Sue:

You will never hear the end of it from me for your Duterte vote.

And the more intelligent, the more educated, the more well-bred, the more “Christian” you are, the more I blame you. Shame on you!



Yes, it’s a free country, and you have the right to vote according to your free will. But as a citizen, you also have the responsibility to vote for the best candidate. To study the facts available to help us choose a leader who would do the best job to lead us through the challenges of a developing country.

Of course, we will always disagree about who the best one was. But why did we have to vote for the worst? Yes, the worst. The facts pointed out to that. That’s why eventually, my vote was as much a vote against Duterte as it was a vote for my top choice.
Gege Sue / Photo from her Facebook

A truckload of facts, if you had bothered to go beneath the very shallow surface, was accessible through Google. And then as the campaign progressed, you did not have to even dig for reasons not to vote for him. They were glaring, flashing, screaming. Red flags galore. In your face. In the debates. Every time he opened his stinky mouth. Evil oozing from his pores.

He had no economic plans whatsoever. None! No solutions to unemployment. No vision. No cohesive strategy. No track record. All promises. No substance. Remember that cringe-worthy speech with the Makati Business Club? There he was in all his ampaw (empty/hollow) glory.



You, who worked for corporations, managed departments and companies, who made your team do overtime work to finish your annual business plans, so that when you presented to your boss and his/her boss, they would approve your plans and budgets. Every MSExcel cell scrutinized. Every projection defended. Every datum analyzed. But you forgot all that managerial thinking, dumped on the institution that served you your MBA and voted for that incompetent, empty, noisy fool who said he would remove algebra from the curriculum, who said that he knew nothing about economics?!? What were you thinking? Were you even thinking?

And please lang, do not point at Davao as the model for his achievements. That is an insult to the civic communities, the entrepreneurs, the investors, who were the true movers of the city’s economy. If you ever believed the myth about his solving the city’s crime and drug problems, then you have wasted your intellect and education. No. 1 in murder. No. 2 in r@pe. No. 4 in crime. And never ever got rid of drugs. Ever. After his 20 year rule. After k!lling children.

You, doctors, who voted for this Fentanyl addict because you were angry at PNoy and Kim Henares.

You, entrepreneurs, who voted for him because feeling niyo lang masmadaling maglagay pag siya na ang pangulo.



You, teachers, corporate trainers, communication and leadership speakers–found substance, form, value, meaning, where there was none. You heard him, saw him deliver speeches that were mad, senseless rambles that disrespected the audience as well as the targets of his diatribes, and then you laughed, and applauded, and called him authentic.

You, parents, who expect so much from your children and from yourselves, talking about values, education, and etiquette, knowing that we live in a civilized world where manners and common respect make us human and humane, but you expected so much less than that from somebody who was going to lead this country through that much-vaunted change, somebody who would automatically be a role model.You were willing to expose your impressionable youth to this madman, giving him permission to influence your son and tell your daughter that catcalling and r@pe jokes were fine.

You, religious leaders, who did the fist sign with your congregation and used the bible to justify your vote?!? How could you? Oh, how my heart ached and cracked for my church and how hard it was to look deep within me to restore my faith in organized religion.



You political butterflies, who forgot your ideologies, your mandate, the masses you defend and serve, just to get your feet inside Malacanang.

You, who were there in EDSA to kick out the dictator, you heard him say that he would resign to get Marcos in. And you voted for him?!?

You, who raged against the pork barrel! In his Cavite sortie, the Duts hinted at releasing Bong Revilla! Binoto mo pa rin siya!

You, reformed drug addicts, or even just the dabblers, who could testify that change is possible if given the chance. Why were you so willing to rob others of that chance? How selfish of you.

You, chauvinistic, abusive, philandering men who found justification in this misogynistic pig–oh what can I say to you? Just pray for your own redemption. 

And you! You, my fellow woman. He molested his household helper. He wanted to be first in line to gangbang a missionary. He paraded his mistresses in front of his wife, even when they still lived together. He kissed women on the lips during his campaign, even as he boasted of a common-law wife and a couple more women on the side. I do not understand how all that did not make you rethink your vote. And some of you even called him Tatay, or mylabs. What was wrong with you?



He ran his city like a fiefdom. No track record at the national level. Dismal performance as Congress Representative–nanood lang ng sine. Disfunctional personal life. Physical and mental health in question. Rumors of murdered media personalities who went against him. Admissions of k!lling criminals outside the justice system. Rumors of his son involved in smuggling and drug running. His children beating a guest artist just because of a bad joke. At alam naman natin lahat ng ito even during the campaign period. Pero ganun eh. Iba siya. Totoong tao. Bakal na kamay. Change is coming. Huh? What the?!?!

And then there’s the De@th Squads! How could that have been okay with you?!? You didn’t know about it? You didn’t know how bad it was? And you ask me why I blame you?

One of the reasons I got from my friends–because he’s the only one who can achieve radical change that this country badly needs. Bullcrap! There was never ever any empirical proof of that. You just believed the macho stories. You bought into the myth they built with manipulated polls and paid trolls.



It was a vote of desperation. And you chose to be desperate at a time when our country was at its best economic standing in a long time. When we were emerging as a new tiger. Desperation makes you stupid, you know.

Yes, we vote for both emotional and logical reasons. I did. The de@th squad issue was an emotional thing for me. It was against my values. But I also applied logic. It was a method that wasn’t working. The data showed it wasn’t an effective method. And dammit! It was illegal. On top of it being immoral! And there was no logical data for a projection, an intelligent prediction, to make anyone think that he could solve the crime and drug problems of the whole country. Ni walang diagram. Walang PowerPoint presentation. At nung kinuwestiyon siya about the How–sinigaw niya “bayot ka!” Wow lang. Boto ka pa rin. Ibang klase!

You forgot your education, your managerial orientation, your values, your faith and voted for a womanizing, cursing, murdering, lying, stealing, cheating man who was clinically, officially certified to be mentally imbalanced.

Two weeks before the vote, we found out that the Duterte family had properties and bank accounts not justified by their earnings as a political dynasty. And that did not make you wonder about his claims of being angry at corruption?!?

You’ve made up your mind. And you voted for him.

Because you were angry about traffic, frustrated with the MRT, outraged by laglag bala. And you voted for the one who only said he would solve those problems, without presenting any viable solution, just imaginary numbers and ridiculous deadlines. Naniwala naman kayo.

You just felt like voting for him. Basta. Duterte talaga.

YOU. VOTED. For the worst president since Marcos. Maybe even worse than Ferdinand Marcos.

And look at where that vote has brought us. Really look. Do not just scan the pages of Mocha, Sass, and his army of apologists.

Loans piling up. Peso slipping. Jobs and investments dwindling. Grants disappearing. Our islands being grabbed from us. Corruption growing. Nepotism, cronyism, incompetence, the de@th of meritocracy. Fake news hinahayaan at kinukunsinte pa. Wala nang bigas! And shit lang–may crime and drugs pa rin! May traffic pa rin. Sira pa rin ang MRT. At umuulan ng bala, hindi lang sa airport, pati sa kalsada. Batang babaeng may hawak ng Barbie doll naging collateral sa palpak na gerang walang kwenta. Pero ang mga drug lords malaya.

Eto pa! “Hindi siya trapo!” Gago, tingnan mo ngayon–trapo na siya, at isa pa siyang malaking doormat–Welcome, China! Our Islands, Yours Na. Tinapon ang ating victory sa Hague. At binenta ng libre ang bansa natin. With loan interests on our side. Hindi pa natin tapos bayaran ang mga utang ni Marcos, eto na naman.

Bwisit kayong lahat. Binoto niyo ay loko-lokong bastos na drug addict. Ang pangit pa.

Am I being unforgiving? Why? Are you asking for forgiveness?"


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Source: Facebook

71 comments:

  1. Nice its good... hopefully it would help the illiterate indios in the the land to comprehend

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    1. I suppose you're not Indio, and if not why you are here? you should be outside the Philippines.

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    2. God bless this brave person! I pray for her safety! And yes, this DoDirty is a curse to the country! May all these sufferings end soonest! In Jesus' Mighty Name, we pray. Amen!

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    3. She is not brave, she's just wide mouthed. As simple as that.

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  2. Marami NG botante na Bobo Lalo pang dumami, pilipino Kaya tayo di umunlad dahil sa inyo

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    1. Pag Hindi ba nyo katulad Ang ibinoto Bobo Ang tawag nyo? O baka Hindi nyo lang alam gumalang Ng ibang ideya at rumespeto Ng ibang tao. Hindi kaya dahil Hindi Kayo marunong gumalang sa iba na iba Ang gusto kaya di Tayo umuunlad? Maaari kayang dahil sa kawalan natin Ng respeto kaya hirap Ang banda natin na umusad, mismong kababayad nyo pinupulaan nyo.?

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  3. And that's being extremely kind!!!

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  4. Very true... Very well said... Sila.. Kasi gusto nila.. Change... Everytime that we are against the government.. Dilawan na agad... Sa tutuo lang i really hate the die hard duterte... Hindi ko talaga alam kung talagang bobo lang sila..

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    1. I remember once I've read "Huwag ninyong isipin na mas mataas o mas mahusay kayo kaysa sa iba". Ngayon ko napag tanto Ang kaisipang Ito, upang ikaw ay Huwag mang maliit o mang lait. Name calling is actually bad taste in the mouth. Ang tawag in mong "Bobo" Ang ibang tao dahil Hindi mo gusto Ang kanilang binoto ay isang palalong kaiisipan marahil. Paumanhin sa asking termino pero diba mas maganda Sana at mas mapayapa Kung igagalang natin Ang kanilang pasta? If we want peace in the land or peace of our mind, learn to respect and even if others don't,respect still,atleast you have peace in yourself.

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    2. That was the sentiments also ng mga bumoto kay duerte.. they really hated the die hard LP or dilawan .. hindi rin nila alam kung mga tanga bobo at gago dim sila

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    3. Hindi presidente ang problema ng mga Pilipino. nag iiba iba lang ang mukha since the time of Spaniards up to now ang problema natin ung mga taong mapagsamantala, illustrado, at nga yo ang mga oligarteng nagpapatakbo ng ating bansa. Buti nga ngayon kahit pa sa tingin natin bastos o masama ang ugali o kurap sa tingin ng iba sa pangulo pero sa panahon lang nya naranasan ng isang mahirap na magulang ang makapagpaaral ng walang bayad sa mga pampublikong paaralan.... sana makuntento tayong mga Pilipino kung tutuusin mas masaklap ang naging buhay natin sa mga nakalipas na pangulo ang mga Pilipino ay palihim na ginigisa sa sariling mantika hahaha. hindi lang sina Pangulong Marcos at Duterte baka nga mas maayos ayos pa sila kaysa sa iba. Tama ang kumento mo Bhutangkinang respeto sana....Sana alam natin ung golden rule Kung ayaw mong gawin sa yo wag mong gawin sa iba"

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    4. Move on na Lang kase kayo. O Kaya mag coup d'eatat kayo yun ay Kung Kaya nio. Wala N a kayong ginawa kundi Magreklamo, ngumawa Wala namang gawa. At Sana man Lang hindi lahat criticism, pag kialangang purihin gawin nio. Or talagang biased Lang kayo.

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  5. Very well said. You made me cry for our country.

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    1. Our country needs people who can and will cry for her, pray for her and do shares for her like paying taxes, saying good things about her and trusting her people even if sometimes it's really hard. To trust but trust still not by lips but by deeds.Philippines is capable of rising from the bottom not because of her politician but because of her people.

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    2. Oh talaga? Umiyak ka sa bansa natin? Hindi iyak ang kailangan ng bansa kundi cooperation. Nag election naman pero natalo nga lang kayo. Tahimik na Lang at sa 2022 ay bumawi kayo Kung makakabawi. Weder weder lang yan. Walang Phil president ang may political will kundi si DU30 at FEM.

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    3. Nagpapatawa ka ba dude ? Kawawa ka naman ......

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  6. These are my exact sentiments! A glorified thug is running the country propped up by thieves and cowards in suits and barongs.

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    1. Hope you are not "thug" yourself. You have no control on the "thugs" that run this country but I'm sure you have control over yourself. Control things that you can like what to say, how to say it. Name calling is controllable thing. Doing good for others, paying taxes, kindness, love, respect and good intentions are all controllable things. Do those and I'm sure even if "thugs" are running this country, we will be better, maybe not yet as a country but atleast as a person. One person at a time, at a time and 5hins will be better for our country.

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  7. Well said. I hope more DDS will realize their biggest mistake. Though I know some already realized that they voted a big trash.

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    1. Hope you yourself is not a trash, but we are all trash in a way, we all sin so in effect we are all dirty but 5he good this is we have control over our own trash. We can clean it but, the trash of others we have no control over it neither can clean it. My advice, let others clean their trash but you clean your own. If the so called DDS realized their mistakes let them correct it, BUT for you mind your own mistakes, (if you have) but if you are not committing mistakes, then you have the right to correct others otherwise mind your own.

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    2. Kakatawa nmn kayo ngayon lng tumama ang masang pilipino nanindigan 30 years na inuotuotu ng mga fake news at bias midea mula kay cory hanggang kay pinoy pinahamak ang pilipinas.. ngayon galit kayo dahil may pangulong tumayo at pilit binabangon ang pilipinas mula sa pagkalugmok ng dahil sa kurap na mga LP politicians.. never again dilawan salot sa pinas..

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    3. TAMA KA NA NGA DYAN SUPER TROLL !!!!!!!!

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  8. Look at his SONA yesterday.. from opening to closing.. for himself.. its a State on the Networks address not Nation. Personal na galit nia sa mga Lopez ang sinabi at wla sia pakiaalam sa mga nawalan ng work..

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  9. The best ever enlightening words for those who made mistakes of voting the old man.Your(16M) damage has been done, anyway.

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  10. You hit the nail right on the head. Well written and factual too. Your courage snd patriotism should inspire the Filipino people.

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  11. Very courageous woman I admire you. .May your tribe multiply. . I totally and strongly agree with your sentiments. . .

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  12. Very touching and true. Salamat kabayan...

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  13. realtalk! nakakalungkot talaga ang sitwasyon natin ngayon

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  14. It's been like this ever since. And you can buy votes from the indigent people. Flying voters, popularity, etc. Don't blame the Filipino people but fix the system.

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  15. As usual, you nailed it... but please take care. Protect urself more..

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    1. "He that is without sin among you, let him first cast a stone at her..."

      Protect of what? Sino yan para pag aksayahan ng panahon! Pwede b!!!!

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    2. Kung meron man gagawa ng masama diyan e malamang kayo kayo na rin yan! Yan ang gawaing dilawan...

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  16. You are absolutely right and I am wondering how many ABS-CBN employees who voted for him then, now losses their jobs or their inter-related small businesses and services.

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  17. Next election crybaby ulit kayo.. #otsodiretsoinodoro

    The worst thing is wala ng naniniwala sa dilawan

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  18. I voted for Duterte. I thought he was the only one who could clear the drug lords out of my province. He did. I was aware that he was uncouth when he spoke, swore a lot etc. But he promised a solution to our drug problem at the time, and there seemed to be no viable alternative. You may not have voted for him and voted for another. That is your prerogative and mine. But as your very expressive diatribe makes clear, hindsight is 20/20. How could I predict that he would curse the Pope or God, or that he would be a coddler of a new list of sycophants who loved being rich, or undertake a murderous drug war that spilled over into innocent children. You are angry, but you are intemperate in painting us who voted for Duterte ( and regretted it0 as gago or whatever. Maybe you should look at yourself. What can you do to remedy this situation? Are you willing to run for public office? Are you willing to run for the hills? Or will you continue ranting against us who were trapped in an environment where we could be killed by increasingly emboldened drug lords whom the previous administration and others before failed to stamp out? It's nice to be a desk warrior. I hope to see you with your protest banner on the streets, if you really mean what you say. And please, don't take it out on us who voted with hopeful hearts for someone who turned out to be a frog and not a prince. Don't you ever make mistakes in your life? For the record, I also voted for Leni Robredo and de Lima. Did that make a difference? I guess not. But then,again, hindsight is 20/20. Don't blame us for not seeing into the future as well enough as you think we should have. We're not as prescient as you.

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  19. 16M filipinos you tagged as Bobo..

    E di ikaw na ang matalino.. basta walang iyakan uli sa next election ha.

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    1. "He that is without sin among you, let him first cast a stone at her..."

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  20. DOES IT MEAN HAPPY KA sa administrasyon ng mga RELIHIYOSO AT MGA MAKASIMBAHAN, DISENTE and SOPHISTICATED MAGSALITA...pero pulos PAGPAPAYAMAN SA SARILING BULSA NA PATI MGA DONASYON PARA SA MGA NASALANTA KINURAKOT? OKS LANG SAU YUN?
    I dunno kung ano pamantayan mo BUKOD SA PAGIGING DISENTE AT HINDI BASTOS MAGSALITA...
    Pero your opinion is overshadowed by the APPROVAL OF MILLIONS OF FILIPINOS na satisfied sa kanyang pamamalakad. Despite ALL THE TRASH THROWN AT DUTERTE, ALL THE MORE HIS POPULARITY RISES.

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  21. BOBO NA KAMI OK... pero we are TRUE PATRIOTS WHO WANT GOOD FOR THE COUNTRY... and in the last elections WE WERE ONE IN THROWING DOWN THE DRAIN MGA LIKES NA GUSTO MO... mga inENDORSED PA NG SIMBAHAN...BINASURA LAHAT! and believe me, this coming 2022 SAME WILL HAPPEN!

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  22. Basta bobo siguradong dutertard yan.

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  23. “Blame fidel ramos.

    The terrible sin of ramos is he was the one who persuaded du30 to run for president (according to Wikipedia). The people who voted for du30 could be excused as being ignorant and politically unsophisticated and uneducated and uninformed. But you’d expect ramos to be an intelligent, informed,
    politically astute person who is a good judge of character, but he failed the Filipinos miserably.

    Bottom line: you can blame ramos for what’s happening in the Philippines.”

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  24. Bata pa si Ms Su may dementia na yata. Nakalimutan niya iyong laglag bala scam, iyong 700k na drug addicts na nag surrender, iyong narco generals, iyong mga napatay na drug lords, iyong Boracay, Manila May, onerous contracts ng mga oligarchs including iyong tax evation ng abscbn, sports stadium sa Clark, iyong results ng build build build, iyong nawalang verdors sa kalye ng MM last year. Sino ngayon bobo and mga bomoto kay Duterte or kayo? Basahin niyo sinabi ni Pope Francis: https://cruxnow.com/vatican/2020/05/clericalism-wealth-prevent-one-from-knowing-christ-pope-says/

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  25. You are not a filipino. Im not voted duterte But he is the best for me and he is the best for the nation. Diko alam bakit ka git na galit. Diko al ano dahilan mo. baka nawalan kadin ng pangkabuhayan dahil di na kayo makalagalaw sa mga maling gawain dito sa bansa.migrate nlang sa ibang planeta. kung sinabi mo na bastos ang bibig ng pangulo mas wala kang modo kahit sentimo. wala ka noon. Kaya. Kung dimo naramdaman at nakikita saalaking pagbabago bulag at bingi ka ata. Thats how I describe you.

    Shut up ka. at huwag kana mag droga.

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    1. Did you even read the article?! Inisa-isa na nga eh! And then you attack back in ad hominem and be such in denial? You trolls are getting dumber and dumber every day! Jusko.

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  26. You've got bigger balls than any of us. May your tribe increase miss. And it's funny how these dds apologists rush to attack the author and defend their puon's gospel as truth so rabidly. You lemmings will just take him all in hook, line, and sinker eh? It just says so much about the character of majority of these 16 million.

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  27. Thumbs up Like an arow it penetrates

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  28. Ms sue you are all wrong Period !

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  29. Ms Sue you are all wrong! period.

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  30. While everybody has the right to express one's opinion,I believe nobody has the right to insult anyone, no matter how bad the person is. As the scriptures say, "Why do you see the speck that is in your brother's eye, but do not notice the log that is in your own eye." Luke 6:41 and "Judge not, and you will not be judged.. " Luke 6:37

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    1. I made the above unknown comment and my name is Amelia Wright.

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    2. The format or the tone of this FB post was not meant to insult the Filipino people but to inspire introspection and soul searching. And if you focus on being insulted you clearly missed the most important point of view and purpose of this emotional diatribe.

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    3. Did it serve the purpose for which it was written? Let me know if it did. Thanks.

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  31. HO HUMMM Eh sino dapat na mas magaling o karapat dapat?? Chel Diokno. Grace Poe? Mar Roxas ? Binay??

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  32. Thumbs up to you brave! Very trypue but...ayan n nkaupo n, anyway what is two years? Sandali n lng unn! But???... never ever again!!! Whoah!!! Kaluguran daka!!!

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  33. Filipinos are still very emotional people like this FB post clearly express its angry, frustrated, disheartened,dispirited and saddened state of mind. I can only agree, because clearly half of the blame for a electing the ending cycle of failed leadership and corrupt officials must be shared by the citizens themselves. And if you think one person's attempt to effect change is futile, consider this one African Proverb; "If you think you're too small to make a difference, you haven't spent a night with a mosquito".

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  34. Well written and said Gege...but we are just up to here...as long as Duterte remains in power those idiot senators and congressman will kiss his ass!

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  35. We are Democratic country, winners are by majority votes. All those in government cannot just be remove.. WHY NOT LET JUST GIVE, CREATE, PUBLISHED SOME SUGGESTIONS. Maybe if they realized that what you suggested is very good, they will do it. I know it's easy to criticize but please try to suggest good things for them to do..
    dr.ger b.

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    1. This comments is for all who are in the government and all who will be elected in the future.

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  36. di porke't iba ang binoto ng ibang tao ay bobo na dahil di nila binoto ang taong binoto mo. Okay sige, bobo na sila, pero wag mong kalimutang isipin na majority sa mga botante sa buong pilipinas ay MAHIRAP, UNEDUCATED, ILLITERATE, di tulad mo na masyadong matalino, perpekto at malinis. No one will ask your forgiveness sa mga pinagsasabi mo. But only to God. May God forgive and bless us all.

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  37. Sino po binoto? If i may ask?

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  38. so who do you think is the better Presidential Candidate?!...pls answer my question...so that I would know where you're coming from.... please answer me...so who was the better candidate that the 16 Million should had voted for?

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  39. Political people are gemiuse to devide humans and corruptive action not knowing.the consiquencies on both side of the government. The three that makes this Earth explodes to nothing are RELIGIONS, POLITICS AND BAD GOVERNMENT REFORMS . Remember this? " Laws does'nt build a Country only good leaders and good Humans constituents"

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