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Wealthy politicians are the stingiest?

“That amid our highest civilization men faint and die with want is not due to the niggardliness of nature, but to the injustice of man.” – Henry George, Progress and Poverty DURING his time, Mohandas Mahatma Gandhi said, “There is enough for the needy but not for the greedy.” Now, ...

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Runs no longer fun?

INDEED the city streets have become narrower each day because of the increasing volume of users especially at this time when the city fiesta is approaching. Cagayan de Oro may also be considered as the shopping capital of Region 10 that the influx of motor vehicles from nearby communities has ...

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Value-driven leadership

VALUES are always the best indicators whether the (aspiring) leader is a good one or not. And no cover-up can ever hide such truth because it can always be seen at plain view. It’s just most of the time we deliberately ignore the signs right in front of us. If ...

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Fixing our democracy

WE copied our democratic system from the United States of America (US), but it seems that we had copied wrongly, even if all we had to do was to copy. For instance, the President and the Vice President in the US would always be elected together, meaning to say that ...

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Crosshair

OUR 1987 Constitution mandates, “The State shall protect the nation’s marine wealth in its xxx exclusive economic zone, and reserve its use and enjoyment exclusively to Filipino citizens.” This is the mandate of the Constitution that we have all solemnly sworn to uphold. To fulfill the State’s obligation to protect ...

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On TPO and support

Joe Pallugna  THERE is that nagging question of whether or not an action for Temporary Protection Order includes the claim for support? This is the case of Cherryl who filed a petition for the issuance of a TPO from the regional trial court alleging woman and child abuse in the ...

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Morality in public service

YOU may wonder why the Church, more often than not, is silent on moral issues our politicians are involved in. Moral issues can be dishonesty and unfaithfulness to one’s marriage vows or being a plain womanizer. Perhaps, the Church itself is hounded by the same issue/s or perhaps, it also ...

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Pacman and the Duterte ticket

“No one reaches a high position without daring.” – Syrus BECAUSE Imperial Manila, the trapos and the filthy rich know by heart that the Mindanao’s iridescent dream has come of age, they are resorting to their favorite gimmick of divide and conquer. But as Victor Hugo once said and all ...

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