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Poe to voters: Choose stable, non-violent leaders

Legazpi City – Presidential aspirant Senator Grace Poe appealed yesterday to the electorate to vote for a stable and non-violent leader who would treat vulnerable sectors of society, including women and the poor with respect and could sustain a genuinely-inclusive growth.

She made the appeal during her visit to the Bicol region, home to 3.1 million registered voters and where Albay Governor Joey Salceda, one of Bicol’s most influential leaders, vowed to deliver over 742,000 votes for Poe and her running-mate, Senator Francis “Chiz” Escudero.

“I believe that people should not be afraid of the government. The government should be afraid of the people if it is not doing its job. And I do not subscribe to the violent way of solving problems,” Poe said.

 “We choose a leader who will raise us up from poverty.Bullet is not the answer to our problem. If we do not choose the right leader, we may end up feeling sorry for ourselves because we already experienced that,” she said.

She warned that an abusive government would only prey on poor people.

“A leader should fulfill her or his promises, should lead by example and should respect and protect our people. Because if he would give blanket authority to shoot those who need to be shot, what if they have mistaken us for someone else? Usually, the poor are the victims,” Poe said.

“It depends on your belief. As I have said, I have children…You have children. What kind of Philippines do we want to have?” she said.

When asked how she feels when people see her as the only person standing in the way of a Duterte administration, Poe said, “Maybe we’re standing in front of each other. For me, it is not fair to say that I’m standing in his way.He could also be standing in my way.”

Salceda, formerly of the Liberal Party, expressed strong belief that the Poe-Escuero tandem will “sincerely” serve the people’s interest, particularly the poor.

“A president and the vice president should stand for something and they should stand by it,” he said.

A noted economist, Salceda said Poe-Chiz’s proposed economic policies “are the most radical among the candidates.”

Salceda cited PartidoGaling at Puso’s plan to allocate P300 billion for agriculture.

 “They are putting P300 billion for agriculture sector, they should have done it before where 74 percent of the people are poor. We are dealing with 11.4 million people who are vulnerable, that is why the number of the poor did not go down,” he said.

  • Lamon Lamon

    ANO KA HILO MURAMAR ..SAAN KA KUKUHA NG BOBOTO SA IYO .ISINUSUKA KA
    NG MGA TAGA VISAYA .HOY TAMAD NA MAR MAGWITHDRAW KA NA DAHIL HINDI KA MANANALO …UNLESS THE LIBERAL PARTY RIGGED THE MAY 09 ,2016 ELECTION

    LET US ALL VOTE FOR THE UNTAINTED GRACE POE AS PRESIDENT I NMAY 09,2016.

    HALA KAPARIS DIN PALA SI DUTERTE NI BINAY AND DAMING PAGAARI NA
    NAKAPANGALAN SA MGA ANAK .AY NAKU PILIPINAS GISING NA KAYO …IBOTO NA NATIN SI SENATOR GRACE POE DAHIL SIYA LANG ANG HINDI NANGUNGULIMBAT SA KABAN NG ATING BANSA …HEP ,HEP HOORAY GRACE POE.

    THANK YOU SENATOR TRILLANES FOR EXPOSING OF DU30′S HIDDEN MONEY .. DUTERTE IS LIKE BINAY AND MURAMAR THOSE 3 CANDIDATES ARE VERY CORRUPT .STEALING PEOPLE’S MONEY
    .

    WE NEED SENATOR GRACE POE ….THE UNTAINTED ,SINCERE ,SMART AND RESILIENT LEADER .POE WILL LEAD US TO FOREVER PROSPERITY .
    DOWN TO CANDIDATES DUTERTE ,BINAY AT MURAMAR ..THEY ARE ALL CORRUPT .WE CAN ‘T TRUST THEM .WE NEED SENATOR GRACE POE IN MALACANANG AFTER MAY 09,2016.SHE HAS GOBYERNONG MAY PUSO AT GALING.

    SENATOR GRACE POE .YOU ARE OUR PRESIDENT IN MAY 09,2016 .YOU ARE THE ONLY CANDIDATE THAT DO NOT ATTACK PERSONALLY YOUR OPPONENTS. GOD CAN SEE THAT ..I’M SURE YOU ARE THE ONE HE WILL CHOOSE IN MAY09,2016 AS OUR PRESIDENT .

  • Juan Carlos Madlangawa

    Sen Grace Poe ang tunay at karapat dapat na maging ating susunod na lider upang mamuno sa ating tungo sa inaasam na pagbabago para sa ating mahal na bayan.

  • Juan Carlos Madlangawa

    Ang laban naman ni Grace Poe, ay hindi pansarili lang. Laban rin ito ng bayan, kaya walang magsasawang smuporta sa kanya #POE2016

  • Juan Carlos Madlangawa

    Senator Grace Poe knows what exactly the need of this country. She maybe lacks in terms of experience but it doesn’t define and measure her competency when we talk about leading the Philippines.
    #Poe2016

  • Tina Faye

    Dun dapat tayo sa TOTOONG may TAPANG at MALASAKIT it is indeed, SEN Grace Poe. Ang tapang na may puso hindi basta-basta. Hindi agresibo sa mga sinasabi nor aggressive in actions. Tapang hindi yabang !

  • MOND HAKKER

    Ang isagaw nating pagbabago ay makakamtan na natin. Mabuhay ka Sen. Grace! #POE2016

    • Juan Carlos Madlangawa

      Ang ating suporta kay sen.grace poe ay higit na malaki ang magiging tulong para sa simula ng isang malawakang pagbabago para sa ating bansa, kaya nararapat lang na suportahan natin sya.

  • MOND HAKKER

    Sana ay tumigil na ang mga taong mga taong bumabatikos sa kanya at suporthan na lamang siya bilang lider nga ating bansa! #POE2016

    • Juan Carlos Madlangawa

      Marami talagang naiingit sa dami ng sumusuporta kay sen. Grace Poe, kaya naman hindi natin sila masisis kung maging ganun ang reaksyon nila.

  • MOND HAKKER

    Kailangan ng Taong bayan si sen.Grace Poe, dahil si sen.Grace Poe lang ang may kayang mag lingkod ng tapat sa taong bayan #Poe2016

    • Juan Carlos Madlangawa

      Maniwala at magtiwala lamang tayo kay sen.grace poe na titiyak kong hindi kailanman tayo ilalagay ni grace poe sa alanganing sitwasyon.

  • MOND HAKKER

    Kaya naman ganun na lamang ang pagsuporta sa kanya ng taong bayan dahil mahal na mahal sila nito kaya naman hindi siya iniiwan sa lahat ng kanyang mga laban upang maging susunod na presidente ng ating bayan dahil nakikita rin nila ang dedikasyon ni Sen.Grace Poe #POE2016

    • Juan Carlos Madlangawa

      Ang ating suporta kay sen.grace poe ay tiyak na hindi kailanman masasayang dahil naniniwala ako na si sen.grace poe ang matagal ng kasagutan para sa ting mga problema sa bansa.

  • MOND HAKKER

    Ikaw ang inaasahan ng taong bayan Grace Poe kaya nararapat ka lang maging pangulo ng bansa #POE2016

    • Juan Carlos Madlangawa

      Tapat,magaling,maaasahan at higit sa lahat may takot at pagmamahal sa Diyos, yan si sen.grace poe. yan dapat na iboto at ihalal nating bilang presidente ng bansa.