Picture of Predicament (Larawan ng Kahirapan)

by d-younker

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Inflation, graft and corruption, and crimes; these are the words that depict the typical picture of our country.

Indeed, there were changes happened. Our country goes from worse to worst. It’s simply because global financial crisis adds insult to the injury. Another ‘ouch’ from the Filipinos’ mouths.

Newly-graduates welcomed to the world of unemployed, newly-borne babies to the crib of poverty, and let us welcome the political candidates to the world of graft and corruption. This is quite a sweeping statement but I don’t mean all of them –just most of them. As we often hear, “Bato-bato sa langit, ang tamaan ay ‘wag magagalit”.

Philippines is not the sole country that is suffering from financial crisis. Yet, our Motherland is always on the list of the third-world country. When will it be gone from that category?

The fame of H1N1 influenza A virus already reached us; this virus adds saddle to our dying Motherland, especially in the field of tourism. As well as global crisis adds burden to the industries of education and commerce.

Two thousand and ten’s election is at hand. Political candidates are shining to stardom through commercial advertisements and tarpaulins. We are not seeking for the next big stars but for the trust-worthy leaders of this country.

Will our country be able to survive these obstacles? The answer is in our hands. Use your head wisely, your ears sharply and your eyes clearly. Learn to shape ourselves better and start from our own little ways.

Predicament is the picture of our country. The image that will always remain. Wake-up everyone and smile! Let us try to take another picture. A better one, perhaps. Newly graduates need jobs, babies need better society, and political candidates need not to be corrupt -as if I’m good enough to blame them-.

As we often seen and heard, let’s take seriously the line, “Ako ang simula”. Quite funny? But I’m not kidding.






*This article was being published last July 2009 in Tambuli (The Official Student Publication of EAC-Cavite) under my column name, The Younker.

by weak_heart on February 5, 2010 - 11:45am


sino ba dapat nating iboto sa 2010 presidential election..naguguluhan na kami...


by d-younker on February 5, 2010 - 11:49am

honestly, i'd rather not vote.

kaya lang, sayang ang "right of suffrage" ko.


we'll release profiles of presidentiables in our publication.

yes, even if i read all of their profiles, mahirap talagang mamili lalo na at hindi ko pa din sila tunay na kilala.


'wag ka maguluhan, follow your instinct and vote the one you trust.:)

by weak_heart on February 5, 2010 - 12:59pm


ayoko din hindi sana bomoto...piro sayang naman...

naktatak na kasi sa isipan ng mga tao ang corruption kahit sino pa ang manalo... Ung mga nagasto nila sa election for sure bawi.in nla un pag manungkulan na cla...

ang laki ng gastos nila sa mga kompanya na ginawa nila samantalang ang daming naghihirap at walang makain...

may mapagkatiwalaan pa ba tayo na kandidato?



by d-younker on February 5, 2010 - 5:16pm

right !

kakatapos lang namin pagusapan sa law subject ko ang issue na yan.

meron pa din naman na mapagkakatiwalaan, (let's not use sweeping statement ) pero iilan na lang sila.

by mck0i on February 5, 2010 - 5:07pm

hi te?? cn i get ur cellphone?Tongue out


by d-younker on February 5, 2010 - 5:17pm


aning ka talaga marc !

by mck0i on February 9, 2010 - 4:41pm

haha.. ndi aman..


meju lng..





anu ba ung pinaggagawa kung khihiyan knina!xD

by d-younker on February 11, 2010 - 3:03pm

meron pa kong video mo !

post ko sa youtube ah.


peace !

by mck0i on February 11, 2010 - 3:43pm

wat da... wg.. ahahahaha..xD