Author Archives: DON J. PAGUSARA

3 days ago

The Malasakit Gimmick

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The Malasakit Gimmick

All the Trapo politicians who have already started their campaign for the coming 2016 elections are adopting the “malasakit” gimmick. And it’s not even “campaign season” yet as provided by law.

2 weeks ago

A Taste of Class

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A Taste of Class

Today — August 21 — President Noynoy Aquino is making extra noise in drumbeating as a way of proclaiming the greatness of his parents.

2 weeks ago

Wondrous Words!

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Wondrous Words!

It is a real pleasurable experience to be listening to military personnel speak (and/or write) in the language of the schooled among Filipinos and succeed in creating confusion in their listeners (and readers).

3 weeks ago

A Stunning Revelation?

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A Stunning Revelation?

This is a very interesting news item. It must be submitted to the widest expanse of the public for their own information and scrutiny. It is a very revealing information.

3 weeks ago

​Sarswela within a Sarswela

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​Sarswela within a Sarswela

The game of politics in our country is truly an interesting art form—a sarswela politika which has been developed through the years ever since the very first electoral exercise our country experienced after having been granted a token independence by the United States.

3 weeks ago

The Lumads Will Prevail

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The Lumads Will Prevail

Today—August 9—a day set aside by the international community as Universal Day for Indigenous Peoples throughout the world—is replete with significance and meaningfulness for the Lumads who have sought refuge at Haran Mission House of the UCCP.

1 month ago

Tentacles of Fascism

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Tentacles of Fascism

The poor Lumad evacuees, victims of military fascism in the countryside, have had to taste the tentacles of State fascism here in the city. One Lumad Datu expressed his dismay succinctly, “I thought we were safe here in the city, but the police are no different from the 68th IB soldiers in the mountains!”

1 month ago

Woman Legislator Plays Dirty

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Woman Legislator Plays Dirty

Rep. Nancy Catamco of North Cotabato, if we recalled, has been declared “persona non grata” by the Lumad organizations — namely Salugpongan Ta Tanu Igkanugon, PASAKA Confederation of Lumads, Karadyawan and Kasilo — for her unbecoming conduct and uncalled for acts against the Lumad evacuees earlier this week.