Predictions – 2008 Part III

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World Predictions for the Year 2008 – PART III


These Predictions will cover from Oct. 2008 to Oct 2009 – Posted Friday Oct 10, 2008 11:00am.CDT.

 

This is a one year Prediction Series:

Prediction #1Violence at the Temple Mount will inflame Muslims worldwide… ***INFO Nov 9, 2008 Headlines: “Monks brawl at Christian holy site in Jerusalem  .. ***UPDATE Jan 28, 2009 Headlines: ‘Bibi: Qaeda to blow up holiest Christian site’ … ‘Benjamin Netanyahu, the favorite to win the upcoming Israeli election, says al Qaeda terrorists will destroy Jesus Christ’s burial site’ ***UPDATE Oct 24, 2009 Headlines: ‘Israeli police storm Jerusalem holy site’‘Israeli police forces raided Jerusalem’s famed Temple Mount on Sunday after Palestinian demonstrators pelted them with stones, police said.Jerusalem police spokesman Shmuel’ … ***UPDATE Oct 25, 2009 Headlines: ‘Violent clashes erupt at Jerusalem’s holiest site‘ …‘Violent clashes erupt between Palestinians, Israeli police at Jerusalem’s most volatile shrine‘ …***UPDATE Oct 25, 2009 Headlines: ‘Israel Provoking A Billion Muslims Over Temple Mount’ …’Hamas: War will settle Jerusalem dispute, not talks.  Following a conflagration of violence at Temple Mount in Jerusalem on Sunday, Hamas political leader Khaled Meshal declared that “Jerusalem’s fate will be decided with jihad (holy war) and resistance, and not negotiations.”

Prediction #2:   Oil prices start to climb again as OPEC cuts production. (Saudi’s are in a panic soon!)…  ***INFO Oct 16, 2008 Headlines: “OPEC calls emergency meeting as oil prices plummet… ***UPDATE Nov 4, 2008 Headlines: “Oil jumps 10 percent on Saudi supply cuts ***UPDATE Nov 14, 2008 Headlines: “OPEC May Cut 1 Million Barrels in Cairo, Survey Shows” …***UPDATE Dec 15, 2008 Headlines: ‘OPEC’s oil supply cut could be its deepest’…  ***UPDATE March 19, 2009 Headlines: ‘Oil prices reach new high for 2009 as dollar falls’ …’Oil hits high for 2009 as Fed actions send dollar plunging; OPEC cuts take hold’ ..

Prediction #3Massive layoffs in the US auto industry will be reported before Christmas… ***UPDATE Oct 13, 2008 Headlines: “GM to close Mich. stamping plant, cut 1,340 jobs”***UPDATE Oct 14, 2008 Headlines: “GM to hasten factory closings”….”General Motors Corp. announced Monday that it will close its Grand Rapids stamping plant in December 2009 and accelerate the closing of its Janesville, Wis., assembly plant by more than a year to Dec. 23 of this year”... ***UPDATE Oct 24, 2008 Headlines: “Chrysler to cut 25 pct. of salaried work force”…”Chrysler has about 18,500 white-collar workers”... ***UPDATE Nov 3, 2008 Headlines: “Auto industry sees darkest days in 25 years”…. 

Prediction #4Extremely cold weather for Northern States….(no Fall for many States)… ***UPDATE Oct 14, 2008 Headlines: “Cold temps in Oregon break 118-year-old record” &  “Parts of California see coldest temps since 1893”  ***UPDATE Oct 15, 2008 Headlines: “Home heating aid to states will nearly double” ***UPDATE Oct 28, 2008 Headlines: “…temps at mid-January levels in Carolinas“… ***UPDATE Nov 7, 2008 Headlines: “Fierce early-season blizzard traps SD motorists  ***UPDATE Feb 10, 2009 Headlines: ’50-below sets Maine record’ …

Prediction #5:  Heavy Snow in Northern California reported… ***INFO Dec 8, 2008 Headlines: ‘Rare 50 year Arctic Blast Sets Sights On Southern California’… 

Prediction #6:  Death/Illness seen around The Dalai Lama in 2009…  ***UPDATE  Feb 2, 2009 Headlines: ‘Dalai Lama taken to hospital with “arm discomfort’ …

Prediction #7:  Something thrown or falls during a McCain speech… ***Note: This could have been President Bush with the shoe being thrown at him in Iraq?

Prediction #8:  Postal & Commercial truck Hijackings in US increases… ***UPDATE July 15, 2009 Headlines: ‘Rig full of medications stolen from Ga. truck stop Driver stopped for shower in Ga …, ‘his rig loaded with $8.8 million in medication is stolen’ …Second time in a month….’…

Prediction #9:  Water gets very short in supply & is rationed in 2009…   ***UPDATE Jan 30, 2009 Headlines: ‘California’s latest dry spell could be worst ever’ … ‘The state’s top water official warned Thursday that the drought, now in its third year, could become the most severe on record in California‘… ***UPDATE Feb 1, 2009 Headlines: ‘Mexico City reduces water service as reserves dip’ …’Mexico City reduces water for millions as reserves dip to their lowest levels in 16 years’ …  ***UPDATE Feb 20 2009 Headlines: ‘Drought may cut off federal water to Calif. farms’.. ‘Feds say they may have to cut off water to some of California’s big farms because of drought’ …***UPDATE March 27, 2009 Headlines: ‘Calif. declares drought emergency, mulls rationing’ … ***UPDATE April 09, Headlines: ‘Taps off for two million in water-starved Mexico City’ …’Some two million residents of Mexico City on Thursday began 36 hours without water under an emergency plan over Easter vacation to respond to a record drop in water supply and to work on repairs’ …

Prediction #10:  Contaminated Bottled water reported in the news… ***UPDATE Oct 14, 2008 Headlines: “Bottled water has contaminants too, study finds”…”The study’s lab tests on 10 brands of bottled water detected 38 chemicals including bacteria, caffeine, the pain reliever acetaminophen, fertilizer, solvents, plastic-making chemicals and the radioactive element strontium”…  ***UPDATE April 24, 2009 Headlines: 12 Kids Hospitalized After Drinking Tainted Water …’The FBI is investigating how apparently poisoned water bottles got into a vending machine at a middle school in Santa Clarita

Prediction #11:  Ohio will decide the 2008 Election  

Prediction #12:  Protest seen across the US over election results *(both sides)… ***INFO Oct 24, 2008 Headlines: “Police fear riots if Barack Obama loses US election …”US police fear riots could break out if John McCain, the Republican presidential candidate, wins the election next month”.

Prediction #13:  Delay in Election results due to Court challenge by McCain… ***INFO Nov 3, 2008 Headlines: “McCain campaign sues over overseas military ballots”

Prediction #14 :  Stock Market plunges after President’s State of the Union Address in 2009…   ***INFO Jan 20, 2009 Headlines: ‘Stock market worst inauguration day drop in history!’ … ***INFO Jan 30, 2009 Headlines: ‘U.S. stocks end worst January on record with more losses’… ***UPDATE Feb 19, 2009 Headlines: ‘US stocks slump to six-year low after grim jobless data’ ***UPDATE March 5, 2009 Headlines: ‘STOCKS HIT 12-YEAR LOW…

Prediction #15:  Crowd attacks/taunts a Presidential Candidate… ***UPDATE Oct 21, 2008 Headlines: “Protesters try to block Palin (Motorcade)

Prediction #16:  Hospital visit made by President Bush… ***UPDATE Dec 22, 2008 Headlines: ‘Bush’s painful shoulder gets scan, injection ‘…

Prediction #17: Putin (Russia) buys Property in the US… ***UPDATE Feb 15, 2009 Headlines: ‘Will Kremlin bail out an Oregon steel plant?

Prediction #18:  Record sales of guns and ammo reported… ***UPDATE Oct 27, 2008 Headlines: “Gun sales thriving in uncertain times”… ***UPDATE Dec 3, 2008 Headlines: ‘Gun Sales Up 50% Since Obama Elected…’  …***UPDATE April 30, 2009 Headlines: ‘Guns bought this year could outfit 2 armies‘ …’Report cites surge that coincided with last year’s election. Guns purchased legally in the United States this year could outfit two armies – and not just any armies, the armies of China and India, according to new government reports cited by a website for sport-shooting enthusiasts’ ….

Prediction#19:  Some petroleum products become scarce during Winter. (oil)…

Prediction #20:  Recall for toxic baby clothing reported in news… ***UPDATE Oct 24, 2008 Headlines: “400 reports of baby rashes prompt clothing warning”… ***UPDATE Oct 27, 2008 Headlines: “Infant Clothing Recalled After 400 Babies Get Rashes”

Prediction #21:  Banks bleed slowly as depositors remove their money… ***UPDATE Jan 29, 2009 Headlines: ‘A Professional Run On Banks Has Begun’ …’Private equity investors and professionals are pulling their money out of banks’…

Prediction #22:  Some States re-invest by buying local Banks… ***UPDATE July 22, 2009 Headlines: HOW CALIFORNIA COULD TURN ITS IOU’S INTO DOLLARS‘ …’California could pull its deposits out of those depository banks refusing its IOUs and put them instead in its own state-owned bank, following the lead of North Dakota, which now has the only state-owned bank in the country‘ … ***UPDATE Oct 14, 2009 Headlines: ‘REVIVING THE LOCAL ECONOMY WITH PUBLICLY-OWNED BANKS’ …’The Fed may have played all its cards, but state and local governments still hold a few aces. Some local politicians are looking into the feasibility of opening their own publicly-owned banks, providing them with their own credit machines’

Prediction #23:  Federal Reserve System Laws restructured… ***UPDATE June 16, 2009 Headlines: ‘Federal Reserve to gain power under plan‘ … ‘The Federal Reserve, already arguably the most powerful agency in the U.S. government, will get sweeping new authority to regulate any company whose failure could endanger the U.S. economy and markets under the Obama administration’s regulatory overhaul plan‘ ….

Prediction #24:  Rare Tropical storm or Hurricane seen after January 2009… ***UPDATE Jan 25, 2009 Headlines: ‘Hurricane-force winds kill 15 people as storm hits Europe‘ …

Prediction #25 :  Emergency scare in South around Chemical/Nuclear Plan… ***UPDATE Dec 26, 2008 Headlines: ‘Tennessee Ash Flood Larger Than Initial Estimate’…’….experts were already calling the largest environmental disaster of its kind in the United States’…

Prediction #26:  Death threats against President Bush & VP Chaney reported in news… ***UPDATE Jan 13, 2009 Headlines: ‘La. man charged with threatening President Bush

Prediction #27:  Pakistan/Afghanistan/India becomes a powder keg very soon. (Major war!)… ***UPDATE Oct 15, 2008 Headlines: “Afghan policeman fires on US patrol, kills soldier“….“It was the second attack by a policeman on U.S. soldiers in eastern Afghanistan in less than a month” ***UPDATE Jan 20, 2009 Headlines: ‘India test fires missile in province near Pakistan‘ … ***UPDATE Feb 18, 2009 Headlines: ‘Allies alarmed by Pakistan deal with Taliban‘ ….

Prediction #28:  President Bush leaves the US after election for some reason. (Australia?)…

Prediction #29:  Two drug Cartels align forces against Mexican Government… ***UPDATE March 12, 2009 Headlines: ‘Mexico’s Powerful Drug Cartels May Be Joining Forces’ …

Prediction #30:   City on Mexican/US border under siege by protesting Illegal Aliens… ***INFO Oct 14, 2008 Headlines: “Mexican town helps migrants flee police”…”Hundreds of people attacked police as they were trying to load the 34 immigrants into a van Sunday in the farming town of Rafael Lara Grajales, Puebla, state prosecutor Rodolfo Igor Archundia said”.

Prediction #31:  Protest in UK streets by people demanding Government help… ***UPDATE Feb 23, 2009 Headlines: ‘Britain faces summer of rage – police’ …’Middle-class anger at economic crisis could erupt into violence on streets’..

Prediction #32:  Stars or Planets that seem to move in sky are reported… ***UPDATE Feb 20, 2009 Headlines: ‘Giant Solar Explosion Recorded‘…

Prediction #33:  Many Homeless shelters open across US by National Guard after Elections… ***UPDATE March 26, 2009 Headlines: ‘US tent cities highlight new realities as recession wears on’ …

Prediction #34:  Almost a complete pullout of US forces in Iraq after January 2009 go to Afghanistan… ***UPDATE Oct 30, 2008 Headlin es: “U.S. Commander: 20%-30% chance no deal to allow troops in Iraq past Dec. 31…”

Prediction #35:  Iraq Government collapses after US election, money goes missing…

Prediction #36:  US Politician Injured/killed by outraged citizen… ***UPDATE Aug 05, 2009 Headlines: ‘Volence Erupts At Rep. Castor’s Town Hall In Tampa’‘HALLS TURN VIOLENT!‘…

Prediction #37:  Major iconic Financial building or symbol torched/damaged by protesters…

Prediction #38:  A Home of Senator McCain’s is vandalized by protesters…

Prediction #39:  A Dam will break in China by early 2009… ***UPDATE July 05, 2009 Headlines: ‘Floods trap 300 teens at school in southern China‘ … ‘About 550,000 people have fled their homes in southern China after heavy rains toppled houses, flooded roads and damaged a dam, news reports said…’ …

Prediction #40:  The Dow Jones stock market will drop to 6000-7000 soon (in 2009)… ***UPDATE March 1, 2009 Headlines: ‘Dow Below 6,800 – Lowest Close Since 1997’ .

 

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