Predictions – 2010 Part II

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World Predictions for the Year 2010 – PART II


These Predictions will cover from Sept 2009 thru Dec 2010 – Posted Saturday Sept 05, 2009 11:45am. CDT.

(NOTE: This Blog was posted on my Myspace page on the date and time above, but it took a few days for me to transfer it here..)

 

This is a one year Prediction Series:

 

Prediction #1January through April of 2010 will be a better time with good news on the economy…   ***UPDATE Jan 06, 2010 Headlines: ‘Service Sector Growing Again, But New Jobs Are Few ‘ …***UPDATE  Jan 07, 2010 Headlines: ‘Unemployment-Claims Data Signal Job Gains Are Near‘ …’A government report Thursday on claims for unemployment aid signaled that layoffs are easing and that the economy could be on the verge of posting the first monthly gain in jobs in two years ‘ …

Prediction #2:   China becomes more aggressive with a Submarine and challenges/hits another Submarine at sea…  

Prediction #3One or two more elderly Senators will die by the end of next year…(McCain/Reid are subject to illness)… ***INFO Sept 22, 2009 Headlines: ‘Robert Byrd admitted to hospital after fall ‘  ***UPDATE  Feb 08, 2010 Headlines: ‘Rep. John Murtha, Iraq war critic, dies at 77 ‘ … ***UPDATE  Feb 10, 2010 Headlines: ‘Former Texas Rep. Charlie Wilson Dies at 76′ …’Charlie Wilson, the former congressman from Texas whose funding of Afghanistan’s resistance to the Soviet Union was chronicled in the movie and book “Charlie Wilson’s War,” died Wednesday. He was 76′ ***UPDATE  June 28, 2010 Headlines: ‘U.S. SEN. ROBERT C. BYRD DIES AT 92′ ….CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Robert Carlyle Byrd, the longest-serving member of Congress in United States history, who spent much of his career as a conservative Democrat and ended it by fiercely opposing the war in Iraq and questioning the state’s powerful coal industry, died Monday. He was 92 ‘… ***UPDATE Aug 11 , 2010 Headlines: “Former Alaska Sen. Ted Stevens Dies in Plane Crash” …

Prediction #4Holiday/Christmas sales plunge at years end but pick back up after Jan 1, 2010… ***INFO Oct 04, 2009 Headlines:  Nervous US retailers brace for critical holiday season’ …’Many early projections suggests retail spending in the final two months of 2009 — a season that accounts for a large proportion of sales and profits — will be flat or lower’ ***UPDATE Feb 05, 2010 Headlines: ‘January Unemployment Rate Drops to 9.7 Percent‘ …’The outlook for jobs became a bit less bleak with January’s unexpected decline in the unemployment rate, which fell to 9.7 percent from 10 percent’ ….

Prediction #5:  Stock Market at 10,700 soon after Jan 1, 2010…    ***UPDATE  Jan 14, 2010 Headlines: ‘Stocks rise as optimism builds about earnings‘ …‘The Dow Jones industrial average closed above 10,700 for the first time in 15 months on Thursday as investors bet that the corporate earnings season would overcome a rocky start’

Prediction #6:  Many major medical breakthroughs in 2010 Concerning HIV and Cancer… One will involve something good to help babies… ***UPDATE Sept 24, 2009 Headlines: ‘A world first: ‘Vaccine helps prevent HIV infection‘ … ‘BANGKOK (AP) – For the first time, an experimental vaccine has prevented infection with the AIDS virus, a watershed event in the deadly epidemic and a surprising result. Recent failures led many scientists to think such a vaccine might never be possible‘ …. ***UPDATE Dec 16, 2009 Headlines: ‘Scientists crack gene code of common cancers‘ …’Two common forms of cancer have been genetically mapped for the first time, British scientists announced, in a major breakthrough in understanding the diseases‘ …. ***UPDATE Dec 16, 2009 Headlines: ‘First cancer genome sequences reveal how mutations lead to disease’ …’The pattern of mutations in cancer could eventually be used to tailor treatments to particular patients’  …***UPDATE Dec 28, 2009 Headlines: ‘Antibody finds, wipes out prostate cancer: study’ …’US researchers have found an antibody that hunts down prostate cancer cells in mice and can destroy the killer disease even in an advanced stage, a study showed Monday’ …. ***UPDATE Jan 31, 2010 Headlines: ‘Scientists say crack HIV/AIDS puzzle for drugs’ …’Scientists say they have solved a crucial puzzle about the AIDS virus after 20 years of research and that their findings could lead to better treatments for HIV’ …. ***UPDATE July 09, 2010 Headlines: “Antibody can destroy 91% of HIV strains…” HIV research is undergoing a renaissance that could lead to new ways to develop vaccines against the AIDS virus and other viral diseases….

Prediction #7:  Someone high in the Obama Cabinet Resigns by the New Year… ***UPDATE Sept 07, 2009 Headlines: ‘White House Adviser Van Jones Resigns Amid Controversy Over Past Activism …’Jones’s position did not require Senate confirmation, so he avoided the kind of vetting Cabinet officials were subjected to‘. … ***INFO Oct 27, 2009 Headlines: ‘U.S. official resigns over Afghan war’ …’Foreign Service officer and former Marine captain says he no longer knows why his nation is fighting’ … ***INFO Nov 10, 2009 Headlines: ‘FLASH: White House communications director Anita Dunn will step down from her post‘ … ***INFO Feb 26, 2010 Headlines: “White House Social Secretary Rogers Resigning” …’A White House aide says Desiree Rogers is resigning her post as social secretary, effective sometime next month. Rogers recently came under criticism for her handling of the administration’s first state dinner. A celebrity-seeking couple from northern Virginia got into the exclusive Nov. 24 affair on the South Lawn without a formal invitation, despite heavy White House security’ …. ***UPDATE June 20, 2010 Headlines: ‘Rahm Emanuel expected to quit White House’ …Rahm Emanuel, the White House chief of staff, is expected to leave his job later this year after growing tired of the “idealism” of Barack Obama’s inner circle. …Washington insiders say he will quit within six to eight months in frustration at their unwillingness to “bang heads together” to get policy pushed through .

Prediction #8:  Michael Jackson’s murder charges are connected to a large Insurance claim…(he was not murdered and any charges against his private Doctors will not stand up in Court)… ***INFO Oct 02, 2009 Headlines: ‘AP Exclusive: Autopsy shocker: Jackson was healthy‘ … ***INFO  Jan 14, 2010 Headlines: ‘DA to seek indictment of Jackson doctor’ …’LOS ANGELES (AP) – The Associated Press has learned that prosecutors will seek an involuntary manslaughter indictment against Michael Jackson’s doctor for the pop star’s death‘ …. ***INFO Feb 08, 2010 Headlines: ‘Michael Jackson Doctor Charged in Singer’s Death’ …’Michael Jackson’s doctor was charged Monday with involuntary manslaughter, capping an exhaustive investigation into the pop star’s stunning death last summer and setting up the prospect of another sensational celebrity courtroom drama’ ….

Prediction #9:  Illegal Harvesting of organs tied to several new major countries by the end of this year…Becomes news scandal of 2010… (Australia, China, Russia, Pakistan, and the US may be included)…    ***UPDATE  Sept 06, 2009 Headlines : ‘Palestinian Organs for Sale and Experiments’‘Many Palestinian bodies which had their organs removed are still in the refrigerators of the Israeli jails and hospitals, and many Palestinian bodies (about 300) which had their organs removed are Israel cemetery with numbered graves still in secret and cemeteries with numbered graves’ ***UPDATE   Dec 20, 2009 Headlines: Israel harvested organs in ’90s without permission ‘ …‘Israel has admitted that in the 1990s, its forensic pathologists harvested organs from dead bodies, including Palestinians, without permission of their families’

Prediction #10:  4 States accept full or partial marijuana use/possession by the end of 2010… ***INFO Oct 07, 2009 Headlines: ‘Pot legalization gains momentum in California‘ …’Marijuana advocates are gathering signatures to get as many as three pot-legalization measures on the ballot in 2010 in California, setting up what could be a groundbreaking clash with the federal government over U.S. drug policy‘ …. ***INFO Oct 19, 2009 Headlines: ‘Feds to issue new medical marijuana policy’‘Federal drug agents won’t pursue pot-smoking patients or their sanctioned suppliers in states that allow medical marijuana, under new legal guidelines to be issued Monday by the Obama administration’***INFO Oct 19, 2009 Headlines: ‘Justice Department Tells DEA To Leave Marijuana Users Alone’ ***INFO Oct 28, 2009 Headlines: ‘1st Mont. license to grow hemp issued to woman’ …’Montana issues 1st industrial hemp-growing state license to Bozeman woman. Montana this month issued its first license for an industrial hemp-growing operation to a woman who said she wants to develop a domestic market for the plant despite federal law barring its cultivation’ …. ***INFO Oct 29, 2009 Headlines: ‘Calif. Lawmaker Holds Hearing on Legalizing Pot‘ … ***UPDATE  Jan 07, 2010 Headlines: ‘New initiative to regulate pot use filed in Nevada’ …’A new initiative to tax and regulate adult use of marijuana in Nevada by licensing retail stores and growers was filed Wednesday with the secretary of state’s office.    ***UPDATE  Jan 13, 2010 Headlines: ‘California to consider legalizing marijuana — and not just as medicine! ‘…. ***UPDATE  Jan 18, 2010 Headlines: ‘NJ medical marijuana bill is signed into law’ …’NJ’s outgoing governor signs medical marijuana bill into law on his last full day in office’

Prediction #11:  Love child tied to Senator Ted Kennedy revealed in the news later this year…(Female)..

Prediction #12:  Confusion over leadership, or collapse of former North Korea gov by summer 2010…  INFO Feb 15, 2010 Headlines: ‘Questions about health as NKorean leader turn 68’ …’Persistent rumors about health and succession as NKorea’s Kim Jong Il turns 68′ …’North Koreans celebrated leader Kim Jong Il’s 68th birthday — one of the country’s most important holidays — on Tuesday amid persistent questions about his health and the future leadership of the communist nation. ***INFO Feb 17, 2010 Headlines: Sister of N.Korea leader ‘wielding more power’ …’SEOUL (AFP) – Kim Jong-Il’s only sister appears to be wielding more power in North Korea after making a comeback to the frontline of the regime last year, South Korea said Wednesday’

Prediction #13:  Shake ups in South Korea Government due to protest will cause possibly new leader to emerge by the end of 2010…              

Prediction #14 :  Tell all book about many secrets of Senator Ted Kennedy released in 2010…

Prediction #15:  President Obama will have a much harder time in 2010 than he did in 2009, Disputes and tempers flare in his Administration… ***INFO Sept 09, 2009 Headlines: ‘Obama heckled by GO P during speech: ‘You lie!’… ‘WASHINGTON – In an extraordinary breach of congressional decorum, a Republican lawmaker shouted “You lie” at President Barack Obama during his speech to Congress Wednesday‘… ***INFO Oct 22, 2009 Headlines: ‘Barack Obama sees worst poll rating drop in 50 years’  The decline in Barack Obama’s popularity since July has been the steepest of any president at the same stage of his first term for more than 50 years’ ***INFO Oct 27, 2009 Headlines: ‘U.S. official resigns over Afghan war’ …’Foreign Service officer and former Marine captain says he no longer knows why his nation is fighting‘ … ***UPDATE Feb 16, 2010 Headlines: ‘Barack Obama faces mid-term humiliation after Senate exodus’ …’President Barack Obama is facing humiliation in this year’s mid-term elections after a wave of desertions by Democratic senators who have retreated from tough challenges for their seats from a resurgent Republican party’ ….

Prediction #16 :  New Planet discovered in the rings of Saturn….(Pluto in news also)…  ***INFO Oct 06, 2009 Headlines: NASA telescope discovers giant ring around Saturn‘ .. ‘NASA’s Spitzer telescope discovers gigantic never-before-seen ring around Saturn’ …. ***UPDATE Feb 04, 2010 Headlines: ‘Pictured: Nasa scientists’ most amazing photos of Pluto ever …’NASA scientists have taken the most detailed pictures ever of the former planet Pluto, which has produced a series of spectacular photos thanks to the Hubble Space Telescope’ ….

Prediction #17: The Swine Flu will all but disappear in 2010…leaving as fast as it arrived…   ***UPDATE Dec 03, 2009 Headlines: ‘CDC: Swine Flu Is Widespread Only in 25 States’***INFO Feb 05, 2010 Headlines: ‘US swine flu epidemic shows signs of being over‘ …’ATLANTA (AP) – Is the U.S. swine flu epidemic over? Federal health officials won’t go so far as to day that,  but on Friday they reported for the fourth week in a row that no states had widespread flu activity’    ***INFO Feb 24, 2010 Headlines: ‘H1N1 flu pandemic unofficially over in Canada – for now’ .. ..***UPDATE Mar 02, 2010 Headlines: ‘The Flu Season That Fizzled’ …’Cases of H1N1 Have Dwindled, Seasonal Flu Has Been a No-Show and Doctors Wonder Why’ …’Normally at this time of year, influenza is rampant in the U.S., prompting hundreds of thousands of people to stay home in the dead of winter with fever, aches and pains’ ..***UPDATE July 01, 2010 Headlines: Millions of vaccine doses to be burned’ …About a quarter of the swine flu vaccine produced for the U.S. public has expired — meaning that a whopping 40 million doses worth about $260 million are being written off as trash . ***UPDATE July 01 , 2010 Headlines: “Millions of vaccine doses to be burned” ..’About a quarter of the swine flu vaccine produced for the U.S. public has expired — meaning that a whopping 40 million doses worth about $260 million are being written off as trash .

Prediction #18:  China will be tested many times with political protests and confrontations from its people, one involving the Dalia Lama…    ***UPDATE Oct 25, 2009 Headlines: ‘India to China: Dalai Lama an ‘Honored Guest’ …’Tibet’s exiled Dalai Lama is an “honored guest” in India and will not be barred from visiting a disputed border area despite China’s strong protests, India’s prime minister said Sunday after talks with the Chinese premier‘ ….

Prediction#19:  At least 2 US allies will start to splinter away from America in the next yr…Mostly over military operations and policies…(Japan, Britain, Turkey, Afghanistan, and Saudi Arabia are all suspect)… ***UPDATE Sept 11, 2009 Headlines: ‘Incoming Tokyo government threatens split with US‘ …’A split is emerging between the United States and Japan over the new Tokyo government’s anti-globalisation rhetoric and its threats to end a refueling agreement for US ships in support of the war in Afghanistan‘…. ***UPDATE Sept 16, 2009 Headlines: ‘Japan ready to withdraw support for Afghanistan war‘ …***UPDATE Sept 17, 2009 Headlines: ‘Japan urges talks on US military base‘ …’The declaration by Katsuya Okada, a senior member of Japan’s ruling Democratic party (DPJ), highlights the international implications of the party’s determination to set a more independent diplomatic agenda….. Some analysts in Washington have suggested that bickering over the Futenma base could become a lightning rod for the tensions likely to be created by DPJ efforts to forge a more assertive foreign policy‘ …... ***UPDATE Sept 21, 2009 Headlines: ‘US-EU rift clouds climate summit‘ … ‘A growing rift between the US and Europe is overshadowing Tuesday’s United Nations climate change summit in New York, further damping hopes for a breakthrough at the Copenhagen talks in December‘ …. ***UPDATE Oct 05, 2009 Headlines: ‘ARABS PLOT TO DROP DOLLAR‘ …’The Americans, who are aware the meetings have taken place – although they have not discovered the details – are sure to fight this international cabal which will include hitherto loyal allies Japan and the Gulf Arabs‘ … ***UPDATE Oct 07, 2009 Headlines: ‘Japan threatens to kick out US troops‘ …’Japan is threatening to ask US troops based on the island of Okinawa to leave the country amid growing resentment over crime‘ …. .. ***UPDATE Oct 12, 2009 Headlines: ‘Turks Deny US/Israel Its Airspace For War Games‘ & ‘US Cancels War Games After Turkey Snubs Israel‘ … ‘The US has cancelled its biggest air-defence exercise with Israel after Turkey refused to allow Israeli aircraft to participate in the war games, due to begin out of Turkish air bases today’ …. ‘Israeli officials said that Turkey’s stance over the 11-day manoeuvres, codenamed Operation Anatolian Eagle, was the result of lingering anger at Israel’s devastating onslaught on the Gaza Strip last winter‘ …. ***INFO Jan 31, 2010 Headlines: ‘Thousands protest in Tokyo against U.S. military presence in Japan’***UPDATE July 28 , 2010 Headlines: “Japan Wants US Marines to Move to Guam”  ‘Japan’s government said Wednesday it had no plan to delay transferring some 8,000 US marines based on the southern island of Okinawa to the US Pacific territory of Guam by 2014′ ….

Prediction #20:  A major effort to bring peace to both the North and South Korean Governments will begin in 2010 with a ground breaking accord…Peace will come in the next 18 to 24 months…  ***INFO Jan 13, 2010 Headlines: ‘North Korea says it will allow more US tourists’ …’BEIJING (AP) – North Korea said Wednesday it will begin to allow in more American tourists after years of heavy restrictions on visits to the isolate country, according a tour operator ‘ … ***INFO Jan 16, 2010 Headlines: ‘N Korea’s Kim calls for stronger army amid tension‘ …’NKorea’s Kim calls for stronger army after his country threatens to wage war against SKorea’ …’North Korean leader Kim Jong Il said his country must bolster its armed forces, state media reported Sunday, two days after his regime warned it was prepared to launch a war against South Korea if necessary’ …’Kim’s all-powerful National Defense Commission had threatened Friday to initiate a sacred “retaliatory battle” against the South in anger over its reported contingency plan to cope with potential unrest in the communist country. The commission also warned it could break off all dialogue and negotiations with the South ‘ … ***INFO Jan 27, 2010 Headlines: ‘Two Koreas trade fire, Pyongyang vows no let up’ …’North and South Korea traded artillery fire near their disputed sea border Wednesday and Pyongyang vowed to press on with live firing exercises, ratcheting up tensions anew between the Cold War foes’

Prediction #21:  The Tea Party movement gains ground on new tax legislation by early next year when some old Tax laws are revisited by lawmakers….  ***INFO Sept 12, 2009 Headlines: ‘Up To 500,000 In DC March Against Obama Spending‘ … ‘Tea partiers march on U.S. Capitol‘ …      

Prediction #22:  President Obama will initiate an Immigration Reform by Summer of 2010 which stirs controversy in the streets of America as protesters collide with each other….causing a major divide in this country greater than the medical reform debate… ***INFO Sept 18, 2009 Headlines: ‘Obama: Legalize illegals to get them health care‘ … ‘Republicans see a backdoor move toward ‘amnesty President Obama said this week that his health care plan won’t cover illegal immigrants, but argued that’s all the more reason to legalize them and ensure they eventually do get coverage‘ …. ***INFO Dec 15, 2009 Headlines: ‘Public Furor & Backlash Over New Illegal Immigration Amnesty Bill’ …’A national immigration enforcement advocacy group is warning members of Congress that the public backlash against the Comprehensive Immigration Reform Amnesty bill to be filed by Congressman Luis Gutierrez today is going to ignite an unprecedented political fire storm which will cost many members of Congress their jobs in 2010‘ …

Prediction #23:  A Government program that will reward anonymous tipsters to spy on people that may look or act suspicious like criminals will be enacted in 2010…(Children are somehow involved in this…)…  ***UPDATE Sept 08, 2009 Headlines: ‘US Girl Scouts prepare for war, pestilence‘ … ‘WASHINGTON (AFP) – The United States wants to enlist its 3.4 million Girl Scouts in the effort to combat hurricanes, pandemics, terror attacks and other disasters…..’The unveiling of the patch marks a partnership between the scouts and Citizen Corps, a community-based initiative under the DHS’s Federal Emergency Management Agency, which coordinates national response to disasters‘….    ***UPDATE Oct 02, 2009 Headlines:  Big police depts back anti-terror citizen watch’ …The nation’s big city police chiefs are backing an anti-terrorism community watch program to educate people about what behavior is truly suspicious and ought to be reported to police… …. ***UPDATE Oct 07, 2009 Headlines: ‘New iWatch Program Urges Citizens to Be ‘Eyes and Ears’ Against Terror Plots’ …’A new program aimed at keeping Americans safe from terror attacks will rely on individual citizens to serve as “the eyes and ears” of their communities’ … ***UPDATE Oct 27, 2009 Headlines: ‘Chicago to give bounties to turn in tax-cheating neighbors…‘ …’Rats! City to Pay for Informing on Tax Cheats. The reward would amount to some sort of percentage’ ***UPDATE Jan 27, 2010 Headlines: ‘Calif. Bill Requires Witnesses to Report Crimes‘ …’Witnesses could be charged with a misdemeanor for failing to report violent attacks in California under legislation approved by the state Assembly‘ …

 

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