SWS: Most Pinoys against Cha-Cha

In a recent SWS survey, most Filipinos are not in favor of changing the constitution to extend terms  of President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo.

Who wants to see Gloria Macapagal Arroyo in Malacanang premises beyond 2010?

In a recent SWS survey, most Filipinos are not in favor of changing the constitution to extend term of President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo.

Obviously, the president’s men. No wonder, Press Secretary Jesus Dureza, prayed for it.

Obviously, the president’s son. No wonder, Rep. Juan Miguel “Mikey” Arroyo personally initiated signature drive to amend the Constitution through a constituent assembly (Con-Ass).

But the Filipino nation has spoken in a recent SWS survey. According to the survey, 64% of the respondents are against GMA’s term extension while 15% are in favor and 21% are still undecided.

No to Cha-Cha

For Senate President Juan Ponce-Enrile, the charter change this time is an “impossible dream”.

Although the palace denies reports on plans for extending terms, its allies are obviously working towards term extension.

There is a huge public distrust on the recent movement to change the constitution. This is an indication the people are just waiting for 2010 so that GMA will step down.

I agree with Senate President Juan Ponce-Enrile. I am certain that the move for Constituent Assembly will not gain strenght nor prosper. Considering the JDV’s revealation, and the pending impeachment complaint, there is more likely a sudden dramatic political change.

Let’s stay awake and watch them play!

1 thought on “SWS: Most Pinoys against Cha-Cha

  1. The moral question for all Filipinos is how much longer are they to put up with a government that doesn’t represent the will of our people? (Or does it?) Is “the Silent Majority” in favor of Gloria’s aims to steal more, or are they just cowards and/or too lazy to demand her removal, along with all of his Neocon henchmen?

    Are Filipino’s silent because they are asleep to the danger the Arroyo regime is creating for them? Or are they silent because the media have confused them to the point they have given up and turned on something more entertaining?

    My question is, What are we going to do about it? Grumble and then go back to watching Pinoy Fear Factor or some other useless fantasy dreamed up by the media to distract us from our duty as free men and women?

    Or have the majority of Filipino resigned themselves to not being free, as long as the 3 kilos NFA keeps rolling along? And the rest of us, who know better, are resigned to being dragged to our fate by the rest?

    Impeachment of Gloria would be a good start. They don’t want to impeach Arroyo and make Noli De Castro President and they don’t want to impeach both and make Juan Ponce Enrile President, either. Reading Enrile’s gushing speech to the Senate and to Filipino people should alert us that he would be even more willing than Arroyo to use his power to restore freedom in our country.I don’t know,Maybe,I was reading Enrile’s speech way back 1986.

    Ideally, most of Congress should also be impeached for tacitly going along with Gloria Arroyo’s election cheating, but that’s not practical. We have bigger fish to fry.

    Cocoy’s Delight


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