Posted by: Chuck | June 6, 2013

Why not go Parliamentary – Republic of the Philippines style?


Hello friends, Are you frustrated because you’re trying to force things to happen on your timetable? Sometimes we hold on to things so tightly, but actually, when we let them go, that’s when God can bring them to pass. It’s good to be passionate about your dreams, but did you know a dream can become an idol? If that’s all you think about and you’re not going to be happy unless it happens your way, that’s out of balance. The fact is, sometimes you have to put that dream on the altar.

English: A map showing European membership of ...

English: A map showing European membership of the EU and NATO. EU member only NATO member only Member of both Česky: Mapa zobrazující členství evropských států v EU a NATO. státy pouze v EU státy pouze v NATO státy v NATO a EU (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

An alarm bell to citizens of the European Union, urging them to monitor closely the ideologies that are about to be foisted on its member states. Most of the Europeans see the EU as a gravy train, leading its members into greater prosperity, but nothing comes for free. European citizens need to realize that for a few more designer clothes and fancy cars, they may end up having unwittingly sold their souls.

Italy no longer crusades with armies, but with a far more powerful weapon, her long-standing tradition of art and culture. During these heated debates about the crucifix in classrooms, Italy issued a visually sumptuous reminder to the European Union of the Christian roots of every nation in Europe, and of the continent itself.

It is a common knowledge that some legislators get a certain percentage of government expenditures as kickbacks from national government agencies. It has Why not go Parliamentary – Republic of the Philippines style?

Eliminating this source of corruption is a very good idea but it is very unfortunate that it is impossible to happen because it all depends on whether or not Filipinos, especially the politicians and specifically the legislators, will agree to amend or revise the constitution. Yes, it is true. To eliminate the pork barrel, the constitution needs to be amended or revised. been said that the pork barrel system is the dirtiest and most corrupt ploy used by public officials to steal taxpayers’ money. According to the news, members of Congress have doubled the pork barrel for themselves in the 2007 budget, from Php 6.240 billion to Php 11.445 billion. Of course, increasing the pork barrel will also increase the amount of kickbacks. 

Eliminating this source of corruption is a very good idea but it is very unfortunate that it is impossible to happen because it all depends on whether or not Filipinos, especially the politicians and specifically the legislators, will agree to amend or revise the constitution. Yes, it is true. To eliminate the pork barrel, the constitution needs to be amended or revised.

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