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JFAV UPDATES October 5, 2016 POTUS OBAMA MESSAGE FOR THE PILIPINO AMERICAN HERITAGE MONTH

JFAV UPDATES

October 5, 2016

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Washington DC--This week, US President Obama kicked off Filipino-American History Month with a special message celebrating the countless ways Filipino Americans have helped move our country forward.

This development comes closely at the heels of President Rodrigo Duterte’s almost daily tirades at the leadership of the United States, the United Nations and the European Union in relation to the scathing criticisms that he has received in the wake of the violence and spate of extrajudicial killings marking his administration’s anti-crime policy and war on drugs.

Take a look at the President’s message:obama_signs_budget_control_act_of_2011-process-s600x395

“I am pleased to join in celebrating Filipino-American History Month and in recognizing Filipino Americans across our country for the many ways they have enriched our society.

“An unshakable faith in the promise of America has guided people to our shores since our founding. When they arrived, many of those who first settled here suffered setbacks and faced challenges in their pursuit of the American dream. But with relentless optimism, they held their heads high and laid down their roots—building our country into the beacon of hope it is today.

“The earliest Filipinos arrived at Morro Bay, California in the 16th century, and Filipino Americans have long played an integral role in shaping the life of our country. They have been the artists who challenge us, the educators who keep us informed, and the laborers of our growing economy. And throughout our history, they have served as members of our Armed Forces, helping safeguard our Nation and the values upon which we stand.

70 YEARS OF THE UNJUST RESCISSION ACT OF 1946

“During World War II, Filipino Americans stepped forward to join our military and fight back the tide of tyranny. Many of these individuals have since petitioned for family members to join them here through our legal immigration system but have waited years to be reunited, even after their petitions were approved.

This year, my Administration launched the Filipino World War II Veterans Parole program, which enables certain Filipino-American veterans to request that their family members join them in the United States as they wait for their green cards. For many, this policy will allow loved ones to provide support and care for elderly veterans and their spouses. This program is an important reminder that we must suppose those who serve our Nation not just in times of war, but throughout their lives.

“As we mark this special month, we celebrate the ways Filipino Americans have lent their unique voices and talents to changing our country for the better. Their immeasurable contributions to our Nation reaffirm that as Americans we will always be bound to each other in common purpose and by our shared hopes for the future.”

Barack Obama

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“NAISAHAN TAYO NG GRADE ONE”

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October 4, 2016

“NAISAHAN TAYO NG GRADE ONE”

By Arturo P. Garcia

“Naisahan tayo ng Grade One”

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Ito ang sabi ni Senador Manny Pacquiao bilang  pang-uuyam kay Edgar Matobato, testigo higgil sa “Davao Death Squad”  na umalis ng wala daw paalam na ikinagalit ng ilan Senador.

Maraming natawa dito ngunit hindi lam ni Pacquiao ang kanyang masakit na biro ay patama na rin sa kanyang sarili.

Kitang kita ang pagiging matapobre ni Pacquiao sa testigo. Parang hindi nanggaling sa mahirap at aping uri  ang tinamaan ng magaling na Senador. Nalimutan niyang kung hindi siya naging magaling na boksingero, hindi siguro siya naging Senador

Pero kung magsalita ngayon, akala mo kung sinong mayaman na daig pa ang tunay na nanggaling sa naghaharing uri.  Ano ang karapatan niyang laitin ang isang karaniwng taong mahirap.?   Talagang mahirap palang maging mahirap.

Lalo na kung Grade One lang ang inabot. Si Pacquiao kaya, anong grado kaya ang inabot niya?

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Nabigo ang kasunduang pangkapayapaan sa Colombia. Natalo ito sa naganap na plebesito dahil sa mahigpit na pagtutol ng naghaharing uri sa Colombia. Dahil dito, may suliranin kung paano ang ipapatupad ang kasunduang nalagdaan na noonfg Setyembre 26, 2016

sub-27colombia-1-master768Bigo na magkaroon ng katapusan ang 52 taong gyer sibil sa Colombia. Nagbabadya na naman ang matinding gyera sa pagitan ng gobyerno at ng FARC-EP.  Isa itong malakang pagsubok sa gobyerno ni Manuel Santos at sa FARC-EP sa lalim ni Comandante Timoshenko.

Malaki ang papel dito ng Amerika na ayaw sa kapayapaan sa Colombia. May 50 baseng military kasi ang Amerika sa Colombia. Hindi na nakapagtataka na gagawa ito ng hakbang para pangalagaan ang kanilang interes.

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Nalungkot din ang Royal Government of Norway na nagtaguyod ng kasunduaag pangkapayapaan sa Colombia sa long ng apat na taon sa Havana, Cuba.

Ang Norway din ang nagtataguyod ng usapang pangkapayapaan sa pagitan ng gobyerno ng Pilipinas at ng NDFP.

Ang masakit, tinanggal na ng Nobel Prize Committee ang Colombia bilang kandidato sa pagtatamo ng makabuluhang Nobel Price for Peace Awards.

Nakapahihinayang  dahil malaking hakbang sana ito sa kapayapaan sa Timog_Amerika. Wala tayong magagawa dahil may mga taong ayaw sa kapayapaan at ang gusto ay gyera tulad ng dating Pangulo ng Colombia na si Andres Uribe.

Mga likas na Pasista.

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Mysterious-image-appeared-onPH-flag-during-Dutertes-inaugural-speechMatatapos na ang unang 100 Araw ni Presidente Duterte sa Pilipinas. Ito ang magiging paksa sa lingguhang TALAKAYAN  CLUB o Talakayan sa Kapihan sa Historic Filipinotown sa Hwebes, Oktubre 6, 2016., ika-12 ng tanghali.

Ito ay nagaganap tuwing  Hwebes,ika-12 ng Tanghali sa Manila Terrace Social Hall, 2328 W. Temple St. Los Angeles, CA 90026.

Nasa Ika-apat na taon na ang TALAKAYAN sa masiglang talakayan nito sa mahahalagang isyu sa Amerika at sa Pilipinas. Inaayahan naming kayong lahat. May libreng KAPE at POT LUCK lamang. Dumalo na kayo sa TALAKAYAN Club tuwing Hwebes,lingo-lingo.

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