July 8, 2021

Newcomer

By David Haldane July 8, 2021   New kid on the block. That describes my status at the Mindanao Gold Star Daily. And yet, back in […]
June 2, 2021

Sitting in the Dark

By David Haldane June 2, 2021   There was something soothing about the dimness. Excited, we sat in eager anticipation of the experience to come; one […]
April 29, 2021

Banning the F–Word

By David Haldane April 29, 2021   I curse too much. I know it and my wife knows it. Even my 10-year-old son knows it. “Daddy,” […]
March 25, 2021

Asian Angst

By David Haldane March 25, 2021   The words hit me like a punch in the jaw. “White supremacy and hate are haunting Asian Americans,” the […]
February 25, 2021

Taking Care

By David Haldane Feb. 25, 2021   A few months ago, I got an astounding call. “Hi Dad,” my 34-year-old son said, “why don’t you come […]
November 12, 2020

Racism Enabled

By David Haldane Nov. 12, 2020   The point was first driven home to me by a yellow crime tape strung across the middle of a […]
October 15, 2020

Death of an Icon

By David Haldane Oct. 15, 2020   The death was not without pain. For anyone growing up in Southern California, as I did, the name was […]
August 6, 2020

Revolution in America: The Transitional Slogan

  By David Haldane Aug. 6, 2020   Sometimes I see it in dreams. It was 1972, an election year in America much like the one […]
July 30, 2020

Fit to Print

By David Haldane July 30, 2020   The first thing I noticed at the 1350 Club was an abundance of naked men wearing towels. The second […]