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RandySF

(61,483 posts)
Wed Dec 31, 2014, 12:28 AM Dec 2014

My predictions for 2015

Pulled right out my favorite orifice:

1. There will be a significant stock market correction, followed by new highs as the price of oil recovers.

2. Jeb Bush will be a frontrunner for the GOP nomination, but will not break away from one or two others.

3. Barbara Boxer will announce she is not running in 2016, setting off a crowded primary in both parties.

4. Bernie Sanders will fizzle as an alternative to Hillary.

5. Asian economic recovery will be slowed by a stagnant Japan.

6. Left wing parties will be successful throughout Europe.

7. The Liberal Party will win enough seats to form a government in Canada.

8. Ant Man will be the first Marvel movie to flop.

9. Star Wars will disappoint at the box office.

10. Marco Rubio, Ted Cruz and Chris Christie will fade away as presidential contenders.

11. A Democrat will be elected Gov. of Louisiana.

12. The U.S. job market will heat up as employers find it necessary to hire.

13. New England Patriots will win the Superbowl and Golden States Warriors NBA Champs.

14. Much of the public will tire of social media.

15. Avengers 2: Age of Ultron will dominate the box office.

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My predictions for 2015 (Original Post) RandySF Dec 2014 OP
I will add another, that despite the trend.... yuiyoshida Dec 2014 #1
pretty good list. I disagree with #4 and think #14 is already happening NRaleighLiberal Dec 2014 #2
Not number 4! TheNutcracker Dec 2014 #3
TV watching will continue to drop off. oldandhappy Dec 2014 #4
Thanks for bringing that up. RandySF Dec 2014 #5
Agree with 3,4 and 5 but I'll add 1; at least 4 SC judges will vacate the court. CK_John Dec 2014 #6
kick for future reference. Dawson Leery Dec 2014 #7
number 13 MFM008 Dec 2014 #8
Wrong on all counts.... RichGirl Dec 2014 #9
My Predictions - The GOP will only get 99% of what they want the Democrats will claim ChosenUnWisely Dec 2014 #10
here's my prediction... Javaman Dec 2014 #11

yuiyoshida

(41,954 posts)
1. I will add another, that despite the trend....
Wed Dec 31, 2014, 12:36 AM
Dec 2014

The San Francisco Giants will again make the playoffs this year. Lets hope I didn't jinx them

RandySF

(61,483 posts)
5. Thanks for bringing that up.
Wed Dec 31, 2014, 12:47 AM
Dec 2014

Netflix-produced series will be hugely successful and other on demand services will further hurt traditional broadcast television.

RichGirl

(4,119 posts)
9. Wrong on all counts....
Wed Dec 31, 2014, 06:25 AM
Dec 2014

We are entering the Age of Aquarius and things are already getting better. If you don't see it...pay attention.

Yes...things like Ferguson are tragic...but you can't deal with a problem if you don't see it. Now we see it. One boy died....how many hearts were opened? In my own southern city...college kids laid down on the main street stopping traffic.

Laugh if you must...but remember my words.

 

ChosenUnWisely

(588 posts)
10. My Predictions - The GOP will only get 99% of what they want the Democrats will claim
Wed Dec 31, 2014, 06:34 AM
Dec 2014

there was nothing they could do they just don't have enough votes.

.......the TTP will pass with bipartisan support.

.......and the American War Criminals will not be charged and may even get a presidential pardon.

Javaman

(62,599 posts)
11. here's my prediction...
Wed Dec 31, 2014, 09:50 AM
Dec 2014

the American public will continue to be distracted by non-news stories that will be promoted to enrage them for no reason other than to enrich the networks. It's all done so as to keep them distracted from the things we really need to be enraged about.

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