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Home Community General Community Media Breakfast Club Follows MabuhayRadio and Endorses the “No” Votes on Props. 94, 95, 96 and 97
Media Breakfast Club Follows MabuhayRadio and Endorses the “No” Votes on Props. 94, 95, 96 and 97 PDF Print E-mail
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Thursday, 24 January 2008 10:55

The Media Breakfast Club (MBC) of Los Angeles agreed to back up the editorial of the in regard to the Propositions 94, 95, 96 and 97. During the MBC’s 916th meeting at the FACLA Social Hall yesterday morning, the members and guests unanimously adopted the common stand of casting “No” votes on the said propositions.


Bobby M. Reyes, the editor, is also the MBC founder. He introduced a resolution calling for the “No” votes on the four propositions involving four American-Indian casino operators in Southern California.

The issues were discussed at the FACLA, which is the acronym for the Filipino-American Community of Los Angeles, the oldest Filipino-American organization that was founded in 1945.

Sir Al Aquino, the present chapter commander of the Order of the Knights of Rizal, was the moderator at the MBC meeting. Mr. Aquino, who is also the vice mayor of the Philippine Town, Inc., presented his arguments that backed up Mr. Reyes’ resolution.

Edward Hasal, one of the guests at the MBC meeting, pledged to support the “No” votes on the four Indian-casino propositions. He asked also the MBC-meeting participants to vote "No” on Proposition 93. Mr. Hasal is the marketing director and senior health-plan specialist of the Option Plus Insurance Services, Inc. He attended the MBC meeting to present the services of his company.

Sir Henry von Seyfried, the MBC co-chairman, also took up the cudgels for the opposition against Propositions 94, 95, 96 and 97. Mr. Von Seyfried, the first German-American commander of the Order of the Knights of Rizal, has been adopted by the MBC as an honorary Filipino in 2001. He was also a former post commander of the American Legion, Manila Post 464. Sir Henry said that he was campaigning against the four propositions not only with his German-American friends but also among his Filipino-American contacts.

Mr. Reyes agreed also to send the group’s “No” vote on the said four American-Indian propositions by e-mail to the thousands of Filipino-American screen names in California that the has in its database. The MBC participants also decided to lobby the thousands of FACLA members, especially its senior-citizen members, to vote against the said propositions. # # #

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