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Hypocritical

Letter to the Editor THE candidate for vice mayor of Team Rufus was reported in the GSD as saying that it was strategic of the CDP to choose Rody Duterte as its presidential candidate, the reason being that Duterte has a strong following in the city. This came after the ...

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GIs are coming to town

Ruffy Magbanua PRETTY soon, human activity will be back at the old Lumbia Airport, not because of passengers and commercial airlines but because of American soldiers  who are coming to town to establish a “temporary residence.” Methinks, there is no stopping it. Early this month, no less than  Defense Secretary Voltaire ...

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‘We are Dutertards’

Ben Contreras REP. Rufus Rodriguez was asked who among the presidential candidates he would support. He explained that it is a matter which their party, the Centrist Democratic Party (CDP), has yet to decide on. It became a guessing game. Initially, many believe that Mar Roxas would be it. Later, ...

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To each his own

Churchill Aguilar SINCE most of my clients are government agencies, the election ban has pretty much put my consultancy on hold for the next two months. This prompted me to come home to Cagayan de Oro and do my civil duty of educating people to be wise voters as well ...

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Snubbed by Roxas, Poe

Bencyrus Ellorin SO finally, Cagayan de Oro 2nd District Rep. Rufus Rodriguez is settling with Davao Mayor Rodrigo Duterte for president and Liberal Party’s Leni Robredo for vice president. This ended speculations and the dribbling by the congressman, his Centrist Democratic Party (CDP) and “family-centered” party list Abante Mindanao over ...

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Duterte crowd is phenomenal

Butch Bagabuyo “Nothing great in the world has been accomplished without passion.” – Hegel, Philosophy of History HE who attempts to suppress the truth is a fool for inviting self-destruction. And I dare say that the late ruthless dictator Ferdinand E. Marcos is the glaring example of what I mean. But ...

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Beyond pain and suffering (1)

Karl Gaspar DAVAO City–Why do human beings suffer? This must be a question raised individually and collectively by human persons through the course of humanity’s history, ever since an existential consciousness gave rise to a greater acknowledgment of the impact of suffering. For peoples dominated by a Judaeo-Christian world view ...

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War of lies

Erick San Juan HOW many people are aware that a world war has begun? At present, it is a war of propaganda, of lies and distraction, but this can change instantaneously with the first mistaken order, the first missile. (John Pilger) A war that didn’t start in the South China ...

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Finding Wonder Woman

Netnet Camomot A HUGE spider is crawling. Towards you. Two choices: Stay or flee. But then, it chooses to turn right to the cabinet beside you. Whew. And then, there it is again, speed-crawling, with a renewed determination to scare you off your seat. Yikes! Spider’s mission accomplished: you jump ...

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Smitten, shaken, and stirred

Cong Corrales WONDER Woman is sooo smokin’ hot! That first line is just to get your attention. I can almost hear my friends over at Gabriela say — unabashed sexism or sooo macho a statement. Hehehe Say what you will but if you don’t find Wonder Woman hot, you being either ...

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