The militant labor group Partido ng Manggagawa (PM) challenged President Benigno Aquino III (PNoy) to uphold and protect workers rights at the giant Hanjin shipyard in Subic, Zambales as complaints mounted of violations of labor and safety standards. Dozens of members of PM and the Philippine Airlines Employees’ Association (PALEA) joined the Church-Labor Conference, an alliance of labor and religious organizations that is co-chaired by Manila Auxiliary Bishop Broderick Pabillo, in a rally this morning at Mendiola in Manila.
BELOW SEC 'Special Counsel' Steven G. Johnston TELLS ME TO CONTACT THE FBI WHEN IN FACT IT WAS MY VERY COMPLAINT TO THEM THAT HAS LED TO DEATH THREATS FROM THEIR CLIENTS BUD BURRELL AND PATRICK BYRNE IN THE FIRST PLACE ! And this is what I'm now requesting from U.S.Ambassador to Guatemala - an FBI investigation into their stock frauds and at the least an investigation into their death threats. - Tony Ryals
Alexander says, Obama’s troop withdrawal strategy is politically motivated; “President Obama has fine-tuned the political rhetoric that kept President Bush in office for two terms.” But Obama will need more than political rhetoric to stay in office for a second term; approaching 10 years of war, Americans want the troops back home and Obama has not offered any plans that will help restore the economy and create good paying jobs.