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President Rodrido Duterte Inauguration Speech * Written By David D'Angelo on Thursday, June 30, 2016 | 6/30/2016

Every President of the Philippines had called for unity but there had never been one as sincere as President Duterte. He has the sincerity in his voice and the sincerity in his eyes to call for unity. Unity among all people in the government, unity with those who are opposing the government, unity with the international community, and unity with ourselves. He said that there’s no leader, however strong, can succeed at anything of national importance or significance unless he has the support and cooperation of the people he is tasked to lead and sworn to serve.
When he talks about the real problem of the country. He narrates his priorities which is the fight against corruption, criminality and drugs but then he said that is not the real problem. President Duterte says that it is the people loss of trust and confidence in the government that has become the real problem of the country. Indeed, I agree with him on that 100%. Most Filipinos have lost faith in this country. They had lost the belief that we can be a great country because the government had failed time and time again. Recognizing this means that the new administration knows where to start and what to do.
As his first order of business he immediately directed various agencies to speed up the processing of government documents and to eliminate redundancies. This government means business and means to make our lives better.
President Duterte quote the words of National Artist F. Sionil Jose stating that we have become our worst enemies. In Heneral Antonio Luna's voice, "Mga kababayan may higit tayong kalaban kaysa sa mga Amerikano - Ang ating sarili."

This had haunted the country ever since. Vested interest had become the norm and the personal interest needs to be reached before the interests of other people. The recognition of this problem is the first time I have ever heard about it. This is an administration that seeks recovery of our lost dignity as a Filipino.

Duterte said that Love of country, subordination of personal interests to the common good, concern and care for the helpless and the impoverished. These are among the lost and faded values that we seek to recover and revitalize as we commence our journey towards a better Philippine. He also recognized that the journey will not be easy but he assures everyone that he remains committed to the country and to make a better Philippines.
He is projecting that he will be a president for all, that he will not favor anyone and instead will work hand in hand for the country. It is very inspiring to see a president who sees the value of everyone. This administration is someone who would respect the continuity of what the previous administration had done. Despite President Rodrigo Duterte's bad thoughts about the shortcomings of the previous Aquino administration he assures continuity of projects. He even warns government agencies to honor approved contracts and not to change them. He also assures everyone that his administration will respect all international treaties and agreements. This is contrary to what he is saying in the campaign which in my opinion back then was part of the campaign strategy.
Overall, I admire him now more than ever even though he didn’t mention anything on how he will solve the growing housing problem of our country. I have high hopes for his administration and I believe that this is the first time that a president had realized the real problem of this country.…...

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