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Benigno Simeon "Ninoy" Aquino Jr.

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November 27, 1932 – August 21, 1983

Senator of the Philippines
In office
December 30, 1967 – September 23, 1972

Presidential Adviser on Defense Affairs
In office
1949–1954

Governor of Tarlac
In office
February 17, 1961 – December 30, 1967

Vice Governor of Tarlac
In office
December 30, 1959 – February 15, 1961

Mayor of Concepcion, Tarlac
In office
December 30, 1955 – December 30, 1959

Alma mater University of the Philippines
Ateneo de Manila University
San Beda College High School
St. Joseph's College, Quezon City

Occupation Politician
Profession Journalist


Early life

Benigno Simeón Aquino Jr.[6] was born in Concepcion, Tarlac, on November 27, 1932, to Benigno Servillano Quiambao Aquino Sr.[7] and half-cousin,[8] Aurora Lampa Aquino, (from half-uncle[9] Agapito de los Santos Aquino) a prosperous family of hacenderos, the original owners of Hacienda Maling, Hacienda Sawang and Hacienda Murcia.[10]

His grandfather, Servillano Aquino, was a general in the revolutionary army of Emilio Aguinaldo, the officially recognized first President of the Philippines.[11]

He received his elementary education at De La Salle College and finished at Saint Joseph's College of Quezon City. He completed his high school education at San Beda College. Aquino took his tertiary education at Ateneo de Manila to obtain a Bachelor of Arts degree, but he interrupted his studies.[12] According to one of his biographies, he considered himself to be an average student; his grade was not in the line of 90s nor did it fall into the 70s. At age 17, he was the youngest war correspondent to cover the Korean War for The Manila Times of Don Joaquín "Chino" Roces. Because of his journalistic feats, he received the Philippine Legion of Honor award from President Elpidio Quirino at age 18. At 21, he became a close adviser to then Defense Secretary Ramon Magsaysay. Aquino took up law at the University of the Philippines, where he became a member of Upsilon Sigma Phi, the same fraternity as Ferdinand Marcos. He interrupted his studies again however to pursue a career in journalism. According to Máximo Soliven, Aquino "later 'explained' that he had decided to go to as many schools as possible, so that he could make as many new friends as possible."[12] In early 1954, he was appointed by President Ramon Magsaysay, his wedding sponsor to his 1953 wedding at the Our Lady of Sorrows Church in Pasay with Corazon Cojuangco, to act as personal emissary to Luis Taruc, leader of the Hukbalahap rebel group. After four months of negotiations, he was credited for Taruc's unconditional surrender[13] and was given a second Philippine Legion of Honor award with the degree of Commander on October 14, 1954.[14]

He became mayor of Concepcion in 1955 at the age of 22.[15]

Political career
Benigno Aquino Jr. (right) with Ramon Magsaysay in August 1951.

Aquino gained an early familiarity with Philippine politics, as he was born into one of the Philippines' political and landholding clans. His grandfather served under President Aguinaldo, and his father held office under Presidents Quezon and Jose P. Laurel. As a consequence, Aquino was able to be elected mayor when he was 23 years old. Five years later, he was elected the nation's youngest vice-governor at 27 (the record was surpassed by Jolo Revilla at 25 in 2013). Two years later, he became governor of Tarlac province in 1961 and then secretary-general of the Liberal Party in 1966.

In 1968, during his first year as senator, Aquino alleged that Marcos was on the road to establishing "a garrison state" by "ballooning the armed forces budget," saddling the defense establishment with "overstaying generals" and "militarizing our civilian government offices."[citation needed]

Aquino became known as a constant critic of the Marcos regime, as his flamboyant rhetoric had made him a darling of the media. His most polemical speech, "A Pantheon for Imelda", was delivered on February 10, 1969. He assailed the Cultural Center, the first project of First Lady Imelda Marcos as extravagant, and dubbed it "a monument to shame" and labelled its designer "a megalomaniac, with a penchant to captivate". By the end of the day, the country's broadsheets had blared that he labelled the President's wife, his cousin Paz's former ward, and a woman he had once courted, "the Philippines' Eva Peron". President Marcos is said to have been outraged and labelled Aquino "a congenital liar". The First Lady's friends angrily accused Aquino of being "ungallant". These so-called "fiscalization" tactics of Aquino quickly became his trademark in the Senate.[citation needed]
Early martial law years

It was not until the Plaza Miranda bombing however on August 21, 1971 that the pattern of direct confrontation between Marcos and Aquino emerged. At 9:15 pm, at the kick-off rally of the Liberal Party, the candidates had formed a line on a makeshift platform and were raising their hands as the crowd applauded. The band played, a fireworks display drew all eyes, when suddenly there were two loud explosions that obviously were not part of the show. In an instant the stage became a scene of wild carnage. The police later discovered two fragmentation grenades that had been thrown at the stage by "unknown persons". Eight people died, and 120 others were wounded, many critically.

As Aquino was the only Liberal Party senatorial candidate not present at the incident, many assumed that Aquino's NPA friends tipped him off in advance.[16] Years later, some former Communists claimed responsibility and accused Aquino of being involved, but the party leadership has dismissed this as absurd. No one has ever been prosecuted for the attack.[17] Most historians continue to suspect Marcos as he is known to have used false flag attacks as a pretext for his declaration of martial law at this time.[18][19]

Marcos declared martial law on September 21, 1972 through proclamation 1081 [20] and he went on air to broadcast his declaration on midnight of September 23.[21] Aquino was one of the first to be arrested and imprisoned on trumped-up charges of murder, illegal possession of firearms and subversion. He was tried before Military Commission No. 2 headed by Major-General Jose Syjuco.

On April 4, 1975, Aquino announced that he was going on a hunger strike, a fast to the death to protest the injustices of his military trial. Ten days through his hunger strike, he instructed his lawyers to withdraw all motions he had submitted to the Supreme Court. As weeks went by, he subsisted solely on salt tablets, sodium bicarbonate, amino acids, and two glasses of water a day. Even as he grew weaker, suffering from chills and cramps, soldiers forcibly dragged him to the military tribunal's session. His family and hundreds of friends and supporters heard Mass nightly at the Santuario de San Jose in Greenhills, San Juan, praying for his survival. Near the end, Aquino's weight had dropped from 54 to 36 kilos. Aquino nonetheless was able to walk throughout his ordeal. On May 13, 1975, on the 40th day, his family and several priests and friends, begged him to end his fast, pointing out that even Christ fasted only for 40 days. He acquiesced, confident that he had made a symbolic gesture. But he remained in prison, and the trial continued, drawn out for several years. On November 25, 1977, the Military Commission charged Aquino along with NPA leaders Bernabe Buscayno (Commander Dante) and Lt. Victor Corpuz, guilty of all charges and sentenced them to death by firing squad.[22] The death sentence was never carried out as Aquino's death sentence was commuted by President Marcos in May 1980.[23]

Early martial law years

It was not until the Plaza Miranda bombing however on August 21, 1971 that the pattern of direct confrontation between Marcos and Aquino emerged. At 9:15 pm, at the kick-off rally of the Liberal Party, the candidates had formed a line on a makeshift platform and were raising their hands as the crowd applauded. The band played, a fireworks display drew all eyes, when suddenly there were two loud explosions that obviously were not part of the show. In an instant the stage became a scene of wild carnage. The police later discovered two fragmentation grenades that had been thrown at the stage by "unknown persons". Eight people died, and 120 others were wounded, many critically.

As Aquino was the only Liberal Party senatorial candidate not present at the incident, many assumed that Aquino's NPA friends tipped him off in advance.[16] Years later, some former Communists claimed responsibility and accused Aquino of being involved, but the party leadership has dismissed this as absurd. No one has ever been prosecuted for the attack.[17] Most historians continue to suspect Marcos as he is known to have used false flag attacks as a pretext for his declaration of martial law at this time.[18][19]

Marcos declared martial law on September 21, 1972 through proclamation 1081 [20] and he went on air to broadcast his declaration on midnight of September 23.[21] Aquino was one of the first to be arrested and imprisoned on trumped-up charges of murder, illegal possession of firearms and subversion. He was tried before Military Commission No. 2 headed by Major-General Jose Syjuco.

On April 4, 1975, Aquino announced that he was going on a hunger strike, a fast to the death to protest the injustices of his military trial. Ten days through his hunger strike, he instructed his lawyers to withdraw all motions he had submitted to the Supreme Court. As weeks went by, he subsisted solely on salt tablets, sodium bicarbonate, amino acids, and two glasses of water a day. Even as he grew weaker, suffering from chills and cramps, soldiers forcibly dragged him to the military tribunal's session. His family and hundreds of friends and supporters heard Mass nightly at the Santuario de San Jose in Greenhills, San Juan, praying for his survival. Near the end, Aquino's weight had dropped from 54 to 36 kilos. Aquino nonetheless was able to walk throughout his ordeal. On May 13, 1975, on the 40th day, his family and several priests and friends, begged him to end his fast, pointing out that even Christ fasted only for 40 days. He acquiesced, confident that he had made a symbolic gesture. But he remained in prison, and the trial continued, drawn out for several years. On November 25, 1977, the Military Commission charged Aquino along with NPA leaders Bernabe Buscayno (Commander Dante) and Lt. Victor Corpuz, guilty of all charges and sentenced them to death by firing squad.[22] The death sentence was never carried out as Aquino's death sentence was commuted by President Marcos in May 1980.[23]
1978 elections, bypass surgery, exile
Room where Aquino was detained from August 1973 to 1980

In 1978, from his prison cell, Aquino was allowed to run in the Philippine parliamentary election, 1978. As Ninoy's liberal party colleagues were boycotting the election, he formed the party Lakas ng Bayan. The party had 21 candidates for the Metro Manila area, including Ninoy himself. All of the party's candidates, including Ninoy, lost in the election.[24]

In mid-March 1980, Aquino suffered a heart attack, mostly in a solitary cell. He was transported to the Philippine Heart Center, where he suffered a second heart attack. ECG and other tests showed that he had a blocked artery. Philippine surgeons were reluctant to do a coronary bypass, because it could involve them in a controversy. In addition, Aquino refused to submit himself to Philippine doctors, fearing possible Marcos "duplicity"; he preferred to go to the United States for the procedure or return to his cell at Fort Bonifacio and die.

His request was granted and Ninoy was allowed to go to the US for surgery, together with his entire family. This was arranged after a secret hospital visit by Imelda Marcos. This "emergency leave" was set when Ninoy supposedly agreed to the First Lady's 2 conditions: that if he leaves, he will return; and while in America, he should not speak out against the Marcos regime. Ninoy was operated in Dallas, Texas by Rolando M. Solis, a Filipino American, and the longest practicing Cardioligiat in Dallas currently. After the Surgery, Ninoy made a quick recovery. After which, he decided to renounce the agreement saying, "a pact with the devil is no pact at all".[25]
Aquino in 1981, during his interview on The 700 Club

He, Cory and their children started a new life in Massachusetts. He continued to work on two books and gave a series of lectures while on fellowship grants from Harvard University and Massachusetts Institute of Technology. His travels across the US had become opportunities for him to deliver speeches critical of the Marcos government.[26][27] Throughout his years of expatriation, Aquino was always aware that his life in the U.S. was temporary. He never stopped affirming his eventual return even as he enjoyed American hospitality and a peaceful life with his family on American soil. After spending 7 years and 7 months in prison, Aquino's finances were in ruins. Making up for the lost time as the family's breadwinner, he toured America; attending symposiums, lectures, and giving speeches in freedom rallies opposing the Marcos dictatorship. The most memorable was held at the Wilshire Ebell Theater in Los Angeles, California on February 15, 1981.[28]


Planning return

In the first quarter of 1983, Aquino received news about the deteriorating political situation in his country and the rumored declining health of President Marcos (due to lupus). He believed that it was expedient for him to speak to Marcos and present to him his rationale for the country's return to democracy, before extremists took over and made such a change impossible. Moreover, his years of absence made his allies worry that the Filipinos might have resigned themselves to Marcos' strongman rule and that without his leadership the centrist opposition would die a natural death.[citation needed]

Aquino decided to go back to the Philippines, fully aware of the dangers that awaited him. Warned that he would either be imprisoned or killed, Aquino answered, "if it's my fate to die by an assassin's bullet, so be it. But I cannot be petrified by inaction, or fear of assassination, and therefore stay in the side..."[29] His family, however, learned from a Philippine Consular official that there were orders from Ministry of Foreign Affairs not to issue any passports for them. At that time, their passports had expired and their renewal had been denied. They therefore formulated a plan for Aquino to fly alone (to attract less attention), with the rest of the family to follow him after two weeks. Despite the government's ban on issuing him a passport, Aquino acquired one with the help of Rashid Lucman, a former Mindanao legislator and founder of the Bangsamoro Liberation Front, a Moro separatist group against Marcos. It carried the alias Marcial Bonifacio (Marcial for martial law and Bonifacio for Fort Bonifacio, his erstwhile prison).[30] He eventually obtained a legitimate passport from a sympathizer working in a Philippine consulate through the help of Roque R. Ablan Jr, then a Congressman. The Marcos government warned all international airlines that they would be denied landing rights and forced to return if they tried to fly Aquino to the Philippines. Aquino insisted that it was his natural right as a citizen to come back to his homeland, and that no government could prevent him from doing so. He left Logan International Airport on August 13, 1983, took a circuitous route home from Boston, via Los Angeles to Singapore. In Singapore, then Tunku Ibrahim Ismail of Johor met Aquino upon his arrival in Singapore and later brought him to Johor to meet with other Malaysian leaders.[31] Once in Johor, Aquino met up with Tunku Ibrahim's father, Sultan Iskandar, who was a close friend to Aquino.[32]

He then left for Hong Kong and on to Taipei. He had chosen Taipei as the final stopover when he learned the Philippines had severed diplomatic ties with the Republic of China (Taiwan). This made him feel more secure; the Taiwan government could pretend they were not aware of his presence. There would also be a couple of Taiwanese friends accompanying him. From Taipei he flew to Manila on then Taiwan's flag carrier China Airlines Flight 811.[citation needed]

Marcos wanted Aquino to stay out of politics, however Aquino asserted his willingness to suffer the consequences declaring, "the Filipino is worth dying for."[33] He wished to express an earnest plea for Marcos to step down, for a peaceful regime change and a return to democratic institutions. Anticipating the worst, at an interview in his suite at the Taipei Grand Hotel, he revealed that he would be wearing a bullet-proof vest, but he also said that "it's only good for the body, but in the head there's nothing else we can do." Sensing his own doom, he told the journalists accompanying him on the flight, "You have to be very ready with your hand camera because this action can become very fast. In a matter of a three or four minutes it could be all over, you know, and [laughing] I may not be able to talk to you again after this."[34] His last televised interview,[35] with journalist Jim Laurie, took place on the flight just prior to his assassination.

In his last formal statement that he was not able to deliver, he said, "I have returned on my free will to join the ranks of those struggling to restore our rights and freedoms through non-violence. I seek no confrontation."[36]

Assassination
Clothes worn by Aquino upon his return from exile are on permanent display at the Aquino Center in Tarlac.
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Aquino was assassinated on August 21, 1983, when he was shot in the head after returning to the country. At the time, bodyguards were assigned to him by the Marcos government. A subsequent investigation produced controversy but with no definitive results. After Marcos' government was overthrown, another investigation found sixteen defendants guilty. They were all sentenced to life in prison. Some were released over the years, the last ones in March 2009.[37]

Another man present at the airport tarmac, Rolando Galman, was shot dead shortly after Aquino was killed. The Marcos government claimed Galman was the trigger man in Aquino's assassination.

After the assassination, the opposition ran for the Regular Batasang Pambansa under the United Nationalist Democratic Organization (UNIDO) and the Partido Demokratikong Pilipino-Lakas ng Bayan (PDP-LABAN) against the ruling Kilusang Bagong Lipunan of Ferdinand Marcos. In the wake of the massive outpouring of protest and discontent following the assassination of Ninoy, the opposition performed better during the Philippine parliamentary election, 1984 compared to the Philippine parliamentary election, 1978, winning 61 seats out of 183 seats or 33%.
Funeral
Sen. Ninoy Aquino's grave (right) is next to his wife Corazon Aquino's (left) at the Manila Memorial Park in Parañaque, Philippines.

Aquino's body lay in state in a coffin. No effort was made to disguise a bullet wound that had disfigured his face. In an interview with Aquino's mother, Aurora, she told the funeral parlor not to apply makeup nor embalm her son, to see "what they did to my son". Thousands of supporters flocked to see the bloodied body of Aquino, which took place at the Aquino household in Times Street, West Triangle, Quezon City, for nine days. Aquino's wife, Corazon Aquino, and children Ballsy, Pinky, Viel, Noynoy and Kris arrived the day after the assassination. Aquino's funeral procession on August 31 lasted from 9 a.m., when his funeral mass was held at Santo Domingo Church in Santa Mesa Heights, Quezon City, with the Cardinal Archbishop of Manila, Jaime Sin officiating, to 9 p.m., when his body was interred at the Manila Memorial Park. More than two million people lined the streets during the procession which was aired by the Church-sponsored Radio Veritas, the only station to do so. The procession reached Rizal Park, where the Philippine flag was brought to half-staff.[citation needed]

Jovito Salonga, then head of the Liberal Party, referred to Aquino as "the greatest president we never had",[38] adding:

Ninoy was getting impatient in Boston, he felt isolated by the flow of events in the Philippines. In early 1983, Marcos was seriously ailing, the Philippine economy was just as rapidly declining, and insurgency was becoming a serious problem. Ninoy thought that by coming home he might be able to persuade Marcos to restore democracy and somehow revitalize the Liberal Party.[38]

Historical reputation and legacy
Ninoy Aquino on a 2000 stamp of the Philippines
Ninoy Aquino Monument (Pampanga Provincial Capitol).

Although Aquino was recognized as the most prominent and most dynamic politician of his generation, in the years prior to martial law he was regarded by many as being a representative of the entrenched familial elite which to this day dominates Philippine politics. While atypically telegenic and uncommonly articulate, he had his share of detractors and was not known to be immune to ambitions and excesses of the ruling political class. However, during his seven years and seven months imprisoned as a criminal, Aquino read the book Born Again by convicted Watergate conspirator Charles Colson and it inspired him to a rude awakening.[39]

As a result, the remainder of his personal and political life had a distinct spiritual sheen. He emerged as a contemporary counterpart of Jose Rizal, who was among the most vocal proponents of the use of non-violence to combat a repressive regime at the time, following the model of Gandhi and Martin Luther King. Some[who?] remained skeptical of Aquino's redirected spiritual focus and they were right, but it ultimately had an effect on his wife's political ambition. While some may question the prominence given Aquino in Philippine history, it was his assassination that was pivotal to the eventual restoration of constitutional democracy in the Philippines.
Monuments and memorials

The Manila International Airport (MIA) where he was assassinated was renamed Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) and his image is printed on the 500-peso note. August 21, the anniversary of his death, is Ninoy Aquino Day, an annual public holiday in the Philippines.[40][41] Several monuments were built because of their demands to be honored. Most renowned is the bronze memorial in Makati City near the Philippine Stock Exchange, which has become a popular venue for anti-government rallies and large demonstrations[citation needed]. Another bronze statue is in front of the Municipal Building of Concepcion, Tarlac.
Honors

National Honor

PHL Quezon Service Cross : Quezon Service Cross - posthumous (August 21, 2004)

PHL Legion of Honor - Legionnaire
Philippine Legion of Honor - Officer (1950)for Meritious Service and Commander (1954)for the negotiation of Luis Taruc's surrender to the Philippine Government.

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I respect Ninoy as a hero..
No one would return to the Philippines knowing he will be killed as soon as he steps down..


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Kaya pala may abnormal genes, meron palang in-breeding somewhere up the family tree...

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JABEZJ wrote:
I respect Ninoy as a hero..
No one would return to the Philippines knowing he will be killed as soon as he steps down..


Side note:
Kaya pala may abnormal genes, meron palang in-breeding somewhere up the family tree...



Like game of thrones :lol:

Ninoy Hero sa mga Biktima nang Martial Law .under the MIlitary Leadership of Fidel V Ramos and Juan Ponce Enrile :lol:
with the help nang mga Tsismis at exaggerated news nang mga Dilawan Media lalong sumikat si Ninoy :biglaugh:

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13 Curious Facts About Ninoy Aquino

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1. He escorted beauty queens.
2. He was an average student.
3. He was the youngest Korean War correspondent.
4. He was instrumental in Luis Taruc’s surrender.
5. One of his best speeches denounced Imelda.
6. He predicted martial law four years before it was imposed.
7. He became a born-again Christian in prison.
8. He was a huge Gandhi fan.
9. He (reportedly) almost lost to Marcos in their battle of wills.
10. He had an alias.
11. He wore a bulletproof vest upon his return.
12. He may have still have been alive after the shooting.
13. Ninoy would have declared martial law too.


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13. Ninoy would have declared martial law too.
Senator Ninoy Aquino delivers his privilege speech on “Oplan Sagittarius.”
Source: Presidential Museum and Library

According to journalist Tony Lopez, Ninoy would have most likely declared martial law too if he became president. In an interview he gave while being on Christmas furlough in his Times Street residence in 1972, the senator revealed his support for martial law.

He told Lopez that it was the only way to solve the country’s social and financial woes brought on by rebellion, oligarchy, and patronage politics. As a gesture of his sincerity for reform should he ever be president, Ninoy said that he would personally order the partitioning of his wife’s family’s vast Hacienda Luisita.



About the Author: When he isn’t deploring the sad state of Philippine politics, Marcus Vaflor likes to skulk around the Internet for new bits of information which he can weave into a somewhat-average list you might still enjoy.


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What if Ninoy Aquino was Never Assassinated: 8 Answers

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Today, we commemorate the death anniversary of Ninoy Aquino. Often heralded as the catalyst of the EDSA Revolution, 8List.ph asked a panel of experts a bit of alternative history: what would Ninoy be doing today if he were not assassinated?

The answers might surprise you.



8.Che Che Lazaro

Via gmanetwork.com

I think that Ninoy’s death happened at a unique time in our history, when events and latent feelings of unrest, disappointment and aspiration converged.

The Filipino is a patient sort of people but we had reached a simmering point when our aspirations as a people had been denied for the longest time. We were about to lose our patience. His assasination provided the tipping point to which we responded by mounting a peaceful revolution.

If Ninoy had not been assassinated, I think we would have continued to trudge along, hoping something would change.

I feel certain however, that we would have reached the tipping point eventually. Maybe not with lightning speed as August 21 did—but no less dramatic. –Cheche Lazaro, Journalist



7.Anonymous Political Science Intellectual:



Years of incarceration (solitary confinement) and then US exile might have softened Ninoy, dubbed by journalists then as “the enfant terrible of Philippine politics”. Had he lived, he could have pursued his plan of critically collaborating with his Upsilon Sigma Phi brod Macoy. There were, however, several power cliques within the seemingly monolithic Marcosian dictatorial structure. The most powerful of these cliques was none other than the one led by Imelda and her cohorts, notably Fabian Ver, who truly despised Ninoy. In other words, even if Marcos acceded in “working” with Ninoy to address the nation’s pressing concerns, Ninoy would still be killed—sooner or later.



6.Noemi Dado:

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Ninoy Aquino would have been your regular trapo if he was still alive today. “Ninoy was an overly ambitious politician who so coveted the presidency he co-opted the Communist Party of the Philippines to help him implement a way of becoming the republic’s president, notably: the infamous Plaza Miranda bombing of the Liberal Party’s Miting de Avance (infra).” Since Ninoy Aquino came from an oligarch family (Cojuangco-Aquino), the usual political agenda is to protect their vested interests or their dynasty. Has there been any trapo that truly worked for the people? The Philippines is one of the highest poverty rates among emerging Asian economies.

Like most politicians, Ninoy’s slogan “the Filipinos are worth dying for” is just similar to Former President Ferdinand Marcos “this country can be great again” , all meant to propel them to power. Ninoy’s only real claim to fame was being a hero after getting shot upon his return to The Philippines. –Noemi Lardizabal-Dado, Mom Blogger

Source: http://newsinfo.inquirer.net/441817/ric ... h-widening

http://musingsbyroy.wordpress.com/2013/ ... dying-for/



5. Senator TG Guingona:

Via interaksyon.com

If Ninoy were alive, he’d be giving advice to Noynoy right now. –TG Guingona, Senator

4.King DJ Logan

Probably would’ve been a good leader. He was after all, next in line to be president. Also he would’ve given farmers their land. –King DJ Logan, Wave 89.1 DJ



3. Gabe mercado

An older relative once described a young Ninoy Aquino as being exactly like **** Gordon – only smarter and more arrogant.

If you read however Ninoy’s writings from his time in solitary confinement, it seems that that it changed him dramatically.

I am not sure though that it would have been enough to make him appealing to the general public if he had lived to challenge Marcos in a truly free and democratic electoral process. He was brilliant, eloquent, and a one-time wonder kid—too much like the man he would have replaced.

Yes, he would have made a great leader but I am not sure if he would have been elected. Cory, the martyr’s housewife—simple, straightforward and sincere—she was the perfect foil to Ferdy and Imelda. It was she who captured our imaginations and united us as a people. –Gabe Mercado, actor and SPIT (Silly People’s Improv Theater) Founder





2.Fabucelles(Philippine Online Chronicles)



Kung wiz natsuk-tsak tienes si Ninoy, marahil, wapakels pa rin ang mga Pinoy, since kahit hanggang ngayon, wapakels pa rin ang karamihan, kahit na malaya na tayong makipag-warlahan sa mga nang-Aapi Hiking Society sa atetch.

Marahil, tumatakbo pa rin si Ninoy bilang pangulo, at posibleng witchicola ang showbiz career ni Kristeta dahil wala siyang Sympathy Austin sa kanyang side. –Fabucelles, Showbiz Columnist



1.Vencer Crisostomo:



Kung buhay si Ninoy, baka nakatikim ng katakot-takot na sermon si Noynoy.

Sinsabon na malamang ni Ninoy ang anak sa pagtanggi nitong iabolish ang pork barrel at pagpapalala pa ng katiwalian. Baka binatukan ito kung malamang kinakaltasan ang pondo para mga pamantasan at isinasapribado ang mga ospital.

Malamang dismayado si Ninoy na inuuna ni Noynoy ang interes ng dayuhan at malalaking negosyo, habang nanatiling maralita ang marami, habang dinedemolish pa ang kabahayan ng maralita. Baka sinasabon na si Noynoy sa pagpayag niya sa unlimited na pagbabase ng Estados Unidos sa bansa.

Mangagalaiti si Ninoy sa patuloy na paglabag sa karapatang pantao at pagkakulong pa rin ng daan-daang political prisoners a-la Marcos hanggang sa kasalukuyan.

Kung buhay si Ninoy, di malayong siya ay dismayado, kabilang pa rin sa mga magpoprotesta at kumikilos para sa tunay na pagbabago. –Vencer Crisostomo, Anakbayan Chairperson

What do you think Ninoy would be doing today if he hadn’t been asassinated? Share in the Comments Section below.

This article was first published on Aug. 21, 2013.

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Kung hinde na na patay si ninoy. Malamang namatay siya sa sakit. At walang cory constitution at si Pnoy at kRis ay irrelevant. Malamang naging Presidente si Juan ponce ,Danding Cojuangco Ver or Imelda. At higit sa lahat wala ang mga uto-utong Dilawan. :lol:

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PostPosted: Wed Sep 05, 2018 10:43 am 
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dan44 wrote:
Kung hinde na na patay si ninoy. Malamang namatay siya sa sakit. At walang cory constitution at si Pnoy at kRis ay irrelevant. Malamang naging Presidente si Juan ponce ,Danding Cojuangco Ver or Imelda. At higit sa lahat wala ang mga uto-utong Dilawan. :lol:



amiga Dan, tatlo pala dapat presidente kung hindi napatay si Ninoy?

atsaka... sabi mo "malamang namatay sya sa sakit". bakit, me namatay na ba dahil sa kalusugan?

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PostPosted: Wed Sep 05, 2018 12:17 pm 
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meron din namamatay dahil sa kabobohan


.....yung mga retarded ganyan :lol: :lol: :lol:



dan44 wrote:
Kung hinde na na patay si ninoy. Malamang namatay siya sa sakit. At walang cory constitution at si Pnoy at kRis ay irrelevant. Malamang naging Presidente si Juan ponce ,Danding Cojuangco Ver or Imelda. At higit sa lahat wala ang mga uto-utong Dilawan. :lol:


may "or" yung post mo mang Dan, so ibig mong sabihin alin sa mga binanggit mo ang tinataya mong malamang naging presidente......malinaw na hindi tatlo (mali pa din, apat nga yan di ba retarded nga kasi talaga :lol: ) gaya ng iniiyak ng isang retarded diyan wahahahahahahaha



tama ka, wala sanang mga mga taenang utu-utong Dilawan ngayon hihihih

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up !


para sa mga gustong mag-contribute on the life and times of Ninoy, pro or con welcome here :D

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isa lang me or, yung tatlo wala. nagmamagaling kasi. :lol:

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PeluBoy wrote:
meron din namamatay dahil sa kabobohan


.....yung mga retarded ganyan :lol: :lol: :lol:



dan44 wrote:
Kung hinde na na patay si ninoy. Malamang namatay siya sa sakit. At walang cory constitution at si Pnoy at kRis ay irrelevant. Malamang naging Presidente si Juan ponce ,Danding Cojuangco Ver or Imelda. At higit sa lahat wala ang mga uto-utong Dilawan. :lol:


may "or" yung post mo mang Dan, so ibig mong sabihin alin sa mga binanggit mo ang tinataya mong malamang naging presidente......malinaw na hindi tatlo (mali pa din, apat nga yan di ba retarded nga kasi talaga :lol: ) gaya ng iniiyak ng isang retarded diyan wahahahahahahaha



tama ka, wala sanang mga mga taenang utu-utong Dilawan ngayon hihihih

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pobreng retard wrote:
isa lang me or, yung tatlo wala. nagmamagaling kasi. :lol:



another proof of retardation hihihihihihih :lol: :lol: :lol:

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PeluBoy wrote:
meron din namamatay dahil sa kabobohan


.....yung mga retarded ganyan :lol: :lol: :lol:



dan44 wrote:
Kung hinde na na patay si ninoy. Malamang namatay siya sa sakit. At walang cory constitution at si Pnoy at kRis ay irrelevant. Malamang naging Presidente si Juan ponce ,Danding Cojuangco Ver or Imelda. At higit sa lahat wala ang mga uto-utong Dilawan. :lol:


may "or" yung post mo mang Dan, so ibig mong sabihin alin sa mga binanggit mo ang tinataya mong malamang naging presidente......malinaw na hindi tatlo (mali pa din, apat nga yan di ba retarded nga kasi talaga :lol: ) gaya ng iniiyak ng isang retarded diyan wahahahahahahaha



tama ka, wala sanang mga mga taenang utu-utong Dilawan ngayon hihihih

:bounce1:


Ninoy was sick when he decided a suicide :lol:

na misquote ni Amigang DR... mahina na kasi ang discernment , matanda na talaga ! :lol: :lol:

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dan44 wrote:
PeluBoy wrote:
meron din namamatay dahil sa kabobohan


.....yung mga retarded ganyan :lol: :lol: :lol:



dan44 wrote:
Kung hinde na na patay si ninoy. Malamang namatay siya sa sakit. At walang cory constitution at si Pnoy at kRis ay irrelevant. Malamang naging Presidente si Juan ponce ,Danding Cojuangco Ver or Imelda. At higit sa lahat wala ang mga uto-utong Dilawan. :lol:


may "or" yung post mo mang Dan, so ibig mong sabihin alin sa mga binanggit mo ang tinataya mong malamang naging presidente......malinaw na hindi tatlo (mali pa din, apat nga yan di ba retarded nga kasi talaga :lol: ) gaya ng iniiyak ng isang retarded diyan wahahahahahahaha



tama ka, wala sanang mga mga taenang utu-utong Dilawan ngayon hihihih

:bounce1:


Ninoy was sick when he decided a suicide :lol:

na misquote ni Amigang DR... mahina na kasi ang discernment , matanda na talaga ! :lol: :lol:


amiga Dan, suicide na naman ngayon ang kini claim mo ke Ninoy. :lol:

hayaan mo na yang isang amateur. napahiya na naman, kaya dinadaan na lang sa pahabaan ng quotes. asar na kasi.

naman kasi... amateur.

:lol:

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PostPosted: Wed Sep 05, 2018 12:40 pm 
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^ hinde ko na gi point out maliwanag naman ang ibig sabihin nang "or" hinde mo pa rin nakuha Amiga :lol:

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