Author Archives: DON J. PAGUSARA

5 years ago

Today’s View : Rotten, rotten system [Prints & Traces]

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Today’s View : Rotten, rotten system [Prints & Traces]

Imagine that! Big lump sums of money going to the personal discretion of the Congressmen and Senators who were blest with Noynoy’s benevolence? Did these sums of money go to projects? Haha! And why not all the legislators were given? If DAP funds are indeed meant for “Accelerated Development”, then where? What concretely are these development initiatives that the senators and congressmen [as recipients of the funds] have undertaken?

5 years ago

Today’s View: The Need for Militant Action

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Today’s View: The Need for Militant Action

In constant vigilance and militant actions, we will be able to get into the essence of the scam. And knowing the essence, we can seek the right solution to the problem. Not just temporary solutions, mind you, but enduring solutions.

6 years ago

Today’s View : A special write-up

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Today’s View : A special write-up

There they are! — heroes of the masses — the true
fighters and firm defenders of the people’s cause,
who lyricise with their vigilance the liberation
of the Mother Land from the quagmire of misery.

6 years ago

TODAY’S VIEW : Towards a humane humanity

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TODAY’S VIEW : Towards a humane humanity

By Don J. Pagusara
In our little corner of humankind — in the center of the Pork Barrel Scam and the little war between the Moro rebels and the government soldiers — the long-term need for genuine leaders is cried out silently, eternally. This is also found in the heart of every Filipino who has long been deprived of the quality of life that equals his/her dream for a humane humanity.

6 years ago

Today’s View : A Churchman’s Exhortations

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Today’s View : A Churchman’s Exhortations

The venerable Churchman talks of selfishness and greed among capitalists. What about the politicians’ greed for power and wealth? Ha-ha. They are identical twins. It’s hard to distinguish between who is greedier and who is more selfish. Sometimes you are tempted to lump them into the same “genetic” tribe. Are they?

6 years ago

[PRINTS & TRACES] Where Did Mangulayon Go?

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[PRINTS & TRACES] Where Did Mangulayon Go?

Human mapatay ni Datu Mangulayon si Gov. Bolton didto sa Lacaron, Malalag, Davao del Sur, iyang gimangnoan ang tanang nakasaksi ug nakahibalo sa makasaysayanong hitabo nga siya lang ug way laing pasanginlan ug idalahig sa pagpatay kang Bolton ug sa kauban niining si Benjamin Christian.

6 years ago

[Prints & Traces] Who is Datu Mangulayon?

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[Prints & Traces] Who is Datu Mangulayon?

In spotlighting the celebratory pitch and color of the Kadayawan Festival, let us give honor and deference to the unifying common tongue of all Lumads of Mindanao — the Cebuano language as the Island’s lengua franca. And so, allow me to use this as medium in this special write-up about the legendary Datu Mangulayon, the greatest of all Lumads in this part of the Philippine Islands.