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Noynoy Aquino Wants To Be An Eliot Ness

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Noynoy Aquino as the Eliot Ness of the Philippines

…or a Kevin Costner? Too soon to tell. Bloomberg is reporting that Philippine President Benigno Aquino III wants his government to start acting like Eliot Ness by protecting those officials whose job is to catch the tax evaders in the Philippines in an aim to rid the country of corruption.

Eliot Ness, to those who never watched the movie “The Untouchables,” was an American prohibition agent of the United States Treasury in the roarin’ 20’s and was charged to bring down Al Capone’s breweries and supply routes during the prohibition era. The 1950s up to the 1960s brought a TV series of the same title that spawned a full-length movie starring Kevin Costner.

Will P’Noy live up to the name of the famous treasury agent that nabbed the famous Chicago gangster of tax evasion?

Read more at Bloomberg


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  1. How can I gET a loan I’m here now in Macau


    Arnold baldecanas

    September 30, 2015 at 7:27 am

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