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Charter Change Should Be Abolished

Philippines early politics just started by a democratic form of government and for so long years of following the said type of governance who was taught to us by the Mericans togehter with the education aid. Stated in the 1987Phil. Constitution begets the right of every citizen to be elected and be heared as a candidate for leadership, yet certain people are trying to expose to our nation the governance of Charter Change that might defect the constitution.
Preservence of the old governance should be protected because we Filipinos are very liberal and tend to voice to eliminate monster politicians or head and members of states.

Posted by: josie
Date posted: Mar 24,2007
Replied by: Jochebed Dela Cruz | Date replied: Jun 29,2009

This is Obed Dela Cruz or OBED D.C. again.

" We, the sovereign Filipino people, imploring the aid of Almighty God, in order to build a just and humane society and establish a government that shall embody our ideals and aspirations, promote the common good, conserve and develop our patrimony, and secure to ourselves and our posterity the blessings of independence and democracy under the rule of law and a regime of truth, justice, freedom, love, equality, and peace, do ordain and promulgate this Constitution. "

The best way is to do what our Preamble says. Let's be true Filipinos that has a heart for the nation. Let's do what's best for the whole nation and not just for our selves.



Replied by: anjoe | Date replied: Jun 23,2009

for me there is no problem of charter change, the only problem of this is having a dishonest leader, no good plan for filipinos and slow judgement at all sinner

Replied by: Obed Dela Cruz | Date replied: Jun 05,2009

the best way to avoid or forbid and stop the defection of our Constitution is to follow the rules and tell what is true.

So that future generations will have lesser problems.

There should be Filipinos whose heart is for the Supreme God and the nation.

Replied by: mistashia | Date replied: Sep 27,2008

in my own opinion, i believe that it is okay to make some revisions in the constitution providing it is not in favor of political tyrants who's planning to prolong their term of office.

Replied by: kristal | Date replied: Jan 21,2008

yes to charter change..we should try new type of government..

Replied by: Atty. Ralph Sarmiento | Date replied: Jun 27,2007

I am in favor of re-examining the 1987 Constitution of the Philippines and I am open to charter change. The Constitution of 1987 has too many defects because it was haphazardly during the transition from the Marcos regime to the Aquino presidency. In particular, it does not allow for experimentation in government in government policies which is a vital exercise for a free and modern society.

With due respect, your argument that ?the old governance should be protected because we Filipinos are very liberal? is misplaced. Being liberal has nothing to do with preserving old ways of governance that are monumentalized in the Constitution. In fact, if you consider yourself ?liberal,? you should not have a closed mind to charter change, you should not be romantically attached to old ways, especially in ways of governance, but rather, you should be open to the dynamism of change, necessities of a moving society, and the need to develop modern ways of governance in line with the movements of liberal thought.

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