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  • Trump’s VP Pick Prediction

    05/17/2016 9:15:26 AM PDT · by GilGil · 354 replies
    Scott Adams' Blog Dilbert ^ | Posted May 17th, 2016 | Scott Adams
    As I said, predicting a VP choice is nearly impossible until the last minute because the situation is fluid. A candidate might need some help in a key state, based on current polling. Or the opponent might open up a new line of attack that needs a defense. A lot can change in a few weeks. But as of today, and according to the Master Persuader filter, I put the odds at 90% than Trump picks Brown as his running mate.
  • Here’s Why Clinton Will Lose the Election to Donald Trump

    05/12/2016 7:38:46 AM PDT · by AuntB · 62 replies
    The Fiscal Times ^ | May 11, 2016 | Liz Peek
    Here’s how Hillary Clinton plans to beat Donald Trump: She will replay the very successful 1964 campaign against Barry Goldwater. That is, she will scare the bejeezus out of Americans by describing Trump as a “loose cannon,” someone who cannot be trusted with America’s nuclear arsenal. At the same time, she will convince Republicans, alarmed at the prospect of a Goldwater-scale defeat, that backing her is the sensible choice. Her surrogates in the media are already spreading this narrative, which may prove as empty as Clinton’s record as secretary of state. Goldwater was the conservative presidential candidate who went down...
  • Jeff Gundlach: Donald Trump Will Win

    05/04/2016 9:29:21 PM PDT · by goldstategop · 11 replies
    CNBC ^ | 05/04/2016 | Michelle Fox
    Bond guru Jeff Gundlach trusts his instincts when it comes to his investments. Now he has a prediction about the presidential race: Donald Trump will win. The CEO of DoubleLine, which manages $84 billion for clients, told CNBC he's apolitical but said, "I think it's important for investors to deal with reality."In fact, he said the presumptive Republican presidential nominee is just like another man many in the GOP idolize: former President Ronald Reagan. "Reagan was a debt-based economic guy and I think Trump will be," Gundlach noted. "It will probably look like it's working at first. The question is,...
  • Dick Morris: Trump Helped 'Massive Exodus' to Cruz

    03/13/2016 9:36:14 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 43 replies
    NewsMax ^ | March 13, 2016 | Dick Morris
    Polling begun and completed after the March 10 debate shows radical changes in Ohio and Illinois ahead of their March 15 primaries. In both primaries, Ted Cruz is surging, on the strength of a strong debate performance. In Ohio, a winner take all primary with 66 delegates on the line, the latest poll by CBS, conducted from March 9-11, shows Trump and Kasich tied at 33% each with Ted Cruz surging to 27% up from his pre-debate showing of 19%. Easy to dismiss as an outlier? Not if you also look at CBS' Illinois poll that has Trump leading by...
  • Bill Kristol Knows His Predictions Have Been Bad But He's Going to Keep Making Them

    02/20/2016 11:56:10 AM PST · by marvel5 · 21 replies
    The Washington Post ^ | September 17, 2016 | Paul Farhi
    Back in late 2014, Bill Kristol foresaw that Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky wouldn’t get very far in the forthcoming Republican primary season. He also forecast that Jeb Bush, then the presumed Republican front-runner, would struggle to secure the nomination. He was correct in both instances. This is newsworthy in the same sense that a man biting a dog is newsworthy. It’s an unusual, even aberrant event, a violation of the usual order of things. Kristol, 63, the eminent conservative commentator, has made so many wrong predictions that he’s become a kind of cult figure of wrong, at least among...
  • Karl Rove: GOP Will Lose White House And Senate If Trump Becomes President

    01/08/2016 11:34:43 AM PST · by Rockitz · 136 replies
    Breitbart.com ^ | 8 Jan 2016 | Michelle Fields
    Republican strategist Karl Rove said Friday that the Republican Party will lose the White House and many seats in Congress if Donald Trump wins the presidential nomination. “If Mr. Trump is its standard-bearer, the GOP will lose the White House and the Senate, and its majority in the House will fall dramatically,” Rove wrote in an op-ed for the Wall Street Journal. Rove also said that Republicans will lose the White House if Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) becomes the nominee. “If the nominee is Ted Cruz the situation is still dicey,” he wrote. Rove said that all of the Republican...
  • Iowa Caucus Predictions (Free Republic)

    02/01/2016 8:05:06 AM PST · by the_boy_who_got_lost · 59 replies
    Let's make our predictions for who wins the GOP caucus in Iowa. Name at least the candidate you think will win and by how much you think they will win.
  • 2016 election: Which candidate will triumph in the Year of the Monkey?

    02/08/2016 7:03:04 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 10 replies
    CNN ^ | 02/08/2016 | By Pamela Boykoff, Alexandra Field and Jason Kwok, CNN
    Hong Kong (CNN)If Donald Trump believes his victory is written in the stars, he may just be right. With the Year of the Monkey and the New Hampshire primary upon us, CNN asked Hong Kong fortune teller Priscilla Lam to divine the fates of the candidates battling it out for the U.S. presidency. A practitioner of feng shui, the ancient Chinese system of summoning good luck, she combined the art of face reading with analysis of the candidates' birthdays and current life cycles according to the Chinese Zodiac. She says the new lunar year will fuel good fortune for "earth...
  • 2016 Predictions: Trump Could End Up Dominating GOP Primaries, Defeating Hillary For Presidency

    01/01/2016 2:11:18 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 55 replies
    The Inquisitr News ^ | January 1, 2016 | Nathan Francis
    The 2016 predictions are starting to look very good for Donald Trump, with a growing number of political pundits seeing the Republican front-runner as having a very good -- or even the best -- chance at winning the presidential election. Trump took over the lead in Republican polls this summer and has held onto it through a series of controversies, including a call to ban all non-U.S. Muslims from entering the country. Through all that, his lead has actually grown, and as the calendar turns to 2016, he has started to put rivals Ted Cruz and Marco Rubio in his...
  • Insiders Give Their Top Predictions For 2016

    01/01/2016 2:05:58 PM PST · by Helicondelta · 39 replies
    politico.com ^ | 01/01/16 | STEVEN SHEPARD
    Donald Trump will win the GOP presidential nomination and pick Mike Huckabee as his running mate. The FBI will file criminal charges related to Hillary Clinton's use of a home-brew email server as secretary of state. ... One Iowa Republican offered a quasi-apocalyptic prediction: "The Beltway chattering class gets back from the holidays and the first week of January they are in meltdown panic mode with one question: What in the world are we going to do with Trump? Until now he's been an illusion. He's been off their radar. Why? Name one presidential candidate who has spent less time...
  • America's Coming Financial Vortex; 6 Predictions for 2009-2012

    11/28/2008 4:21:26 AM PST · by ovrtaxt · 89 replies · 5,356+ views
    howestreet.com ^ | November 26th, 2008 | Paul Mladjenovic
    It has been an incredible year loaded with surprises but I think that the next few years will surprise even more. Whenever I feel certain about something coming, I ‘m glad to put it in print. In 2004, I had successfully forecast many economic events such as the housing bubble popping and the credit crisis among other events. Current economic conditions and political outcomes have laid the groundwork for more events that we should be prepared for. All of these events combine to create a “Financial Vortex” that will hit us in the coming years. First of all, be aware...
  • Post your Predictions for 2009

    11/30/2008 6:26:31 PM PST · by Perdogg · 132 replies · 6,248+ views
    Free Republic ^ | 12.01.08 | Perdogg
    Let's recap my 2008 Predictions National/Political: >Rudy Guiliani/Haley Barbour will defeat Hillary Clinton/Bill Richardson in November 52-47-1 WRONG >Republicans will take back the House; Net -2 in the Senate. WRONG >Bush will pardon Scooter Libby, Ramos and Campeon Christmas eve 2008. TBD World: >The US will hit Iran nuclear program hard causing the regime to fall in Tehran. WRONG >Israel and Hezbollah will take the gloves off in 2008, by early spring. WRONG >Major upheavals in North Korea. Upheavals, yes - Major, unknown >OBL will be declared dead by 01/31/08. WRONG >Terrorist attack in Europe, probably italy. WRONG >More details...
  • Predictions for 2008

    12/05/2007 10:50:29 PM PST · by SunkenCiv · 42 replies · 292+ views
    our tiny little minds | Thursday, December 6, 2007, and thereafter | any and all comers
    I predict that I will try to lose weight and get into better physical shape in 2008.
  • Election 2006, Election 2008

    05/13/2006 8:32:50 PM PDT · by SunkenCiv · 523 replies · 3,761+ views
    Our Tiny Little Minds ^ | May 14, 2006 | me, et al
    "A time for choosing: It appears that a significant number of our members are so disgusted with the GOP's failure to secure our borders against illegal aliens that they are willing to risk all by voting them out of office, even if it means Pelosi, Reid, Hillary, et al, are allowed to take charge. Is this the best course of action or should we be working harder than ever to hold the line and actually try to make a difference by getting more constitutionally-minded conservatives elected? Are you willing to give it all up or are you more determined than...
  • Post your Predictions for 2007

    12/28/2006 6:39:19 PM PST · by Perdogg · 48 replies · 837+ views
    12.28.06 | Perdogg
    News/Current events: US will balk at military actions in Iran, but Israel will strike the nuclear facilities by October. Israel will be at war with Syria by November. OBL and Zarahiri will be officially listed as dead by the US by June. John McCain will be considered the front runner by this time next year. Bush's popularity will be about 48% by this time next year. The Democrats in the new congress will be about the same. Scooter Libby will have all charges dropped against him. No terror attacks on US soil. I think one will happen against US interest...
  • 1987 Time Capsule of Predictions on 2012 by Sci-Fi Authors

    07/25/2012 10:09:45 AM PDT · by JerseyanExile · 61 replies
    ISAAC ASIMOVAssuming we haven't destroyed ourselves in a nuclear war, there will be 8-10 billion of us on this planet—and widespread hunger. These troubles can be traced back to President Ronald Reagan who smiled and waved too much. GREGORY BENFORD YOUR FUTURE AND WELCOME TO IT … 25 years from now. World population stands at nearly 8 billion. The Dow-Jones Industrial Average stands at 8,400, but the dollar is worth a third of today's. Oil is running out, but shale-extracted oil is getting cheaper. The real shortage in much of the world is…water. Most Americans are barely literate, think in...
  • Sterling plunges against dollar ( British Pound )

    12/01/2008 2:09:15 PM PST · by SunkenCiv · 23 replies · 1,842+ views
    BBC ^ | Monday, December 1, 2008 | unattributed
    Sterling has fallen sharply against the dollar as yet more bad economic data points towards a prolonged recession and further interest rate cuts. The pound was down 5.2 cents to $1.486, its largest one day fall in percentage terms since sterling crashed out of the Exchange Rate Mechanism (ERM) in 1992. Sharp falls in the FTSE 100 index - down 5.2% on Monday - also served to undermine the currency. The pound was also down 3.5 cents against the euro, at 0.851 pounds. The poor economic data increases the likelihood that the Bank of England will cut interest rates on...
  • The Coming Oil Crash: Why Oil Prices Will Drop

    12/31/2007 8:57:38 AM PST · by Clemenza · 139 replies · 343+ views
    Portfolio | January 2008 | John Cassidy
    http://www.portfolio.com/views/columns/economics/2007/12/17/Why-Oil-Prices-Will-Drop
  • Will NATO's Turkey join Russia, or Muslim Militants, as Obama's "Pen and Phone" Military weakens?

    08/08/2014 8:04:04 AM PDT · by Graewoulf · 11 replies
    Graewoulf | August 8, 2014 | Graewoulf
    As the well-coordinated, Russian and Militant Muslim giant military pincer maneuver continues to rapidly succeed for control of the Eastern Mediterranean formerly Sovereign Nations, will NATO's Turkey soon have to decide if Obama's failed "Pen and Phone, Whack-a-Mole" Military Exceptionalism, is better or worse than Putin or ISIS? Control of the Eastern Mediterranean and the Suez Canal by Russia's Navy would allow the free flow of Muslim Militant's Oil to the Russian-controlled Ukraine Oil Pipelines to Europe, at a mutually beneficial price to Putin and ISIS, of course.
  • Watch: UKIP Leader Says Obama Wants To Kill Britain Through Islamic Immigration

    11/17/2015 1:27:32 PM PST · by JSDude1 · 27 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | Nov 17, 2015 | Andre Walker
    http://townhall.com/tipsheet/andrewalker/2015/11/17/watch-ukip-leader-says-obama-wants-to-kill-britain-through-islamic-immigration-n2082088
  • Popular Mechanics: 110 Predictions For the Next 110 Years

    01/01/2015 5:48:02 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 60 replies
    Popular Mechanics ^ | December 10, 2012 | The Editors
    It's never easy to predict the future. But as PM's 110th anniversary celebration draws to a close, we've decided to try. Here are 110 ambitious ideas for the decades ahead. (For more about PopMech's brain trust and methodology, read Editor-in-Chief Jim Meigs' introduction. And if you want to try your hand at predicting the future, take our Facebook survey, and see when other readers think the most important events of the next 110 years will happen.) 2012—2022 ˇ People will be fluent in every language. With DARPA and Google racing to perfect instant translation, it won't be long until your...
  • Pitssburgh Early favorites in Super Bowl XL

    01/22/2006 7:05:17 PM PST · by Perdogg · 73 replies · 766+ views
    01/22/06 | Perdogg
    Super Bowl XL February 5, 2006 Game Time: 6:38pm EST ABC-TV Ford Field, Detroit Seattle Seahawks (15-3) (NFC) (+160) Vs Pittsburgh Steelers (14-5) (AFC) -3.5 (-180) O/U 47 Last meeting , November 2nd, 2003 Seattle Over Pittsburgh 23-16
  • [Detroit] Lions news is bad news

    12/12/2006 10:07:00 AM PST · by SunkenCiv · 417 replies · 3,799+ views
    realfootball365.com ^ | December 12, 2006 | Os Davis
    ...With a record of 2-11, the silver-and-Honolulu blue are firmly entrenched at No. 32 on any power poll in this spiral arm of the galaxy. Entrenched, that is, until another loss drops them behind Ohio State, Florida and the Hamburg Sea Devils. Think it can't get worse? Hey, this is the Lions. NFL schedule makers saw fit to arrange the endgame Kitty Cats' so, so long season likewise: at the Green Bay Packers where the Lions haven't won since a guy named Brett Favre took over there (that's right, 1992); against the Chicago Bears in a game which figures to...
  • Cecilia Sarkozy: a French first lady in cowboy boots?

    05/06/2007 1:25:00 PM PDT · by West Coast Conservative · 5 replies · 766+ views
    AFP ^ | May 6, 2007
    Cecilia Sarkozy, whose husband Nicolas was elected Sunday as France's new president, is a fiercely independent former model and PR executive unlikely to fit easily into the discreet role of first lady. "I don't see myself as a first lady. It bores me. I prefer going round in combat trousers and cowboy boots. I don't fit the mould," the elegant 49-year-old brunette has said. Her arrival at the Elysee will certainly send in a blast of modernity after 12 years of the Chiracs, whose bourgeois respectability sat well with the Louis XV furniture of the 18th century palace. Like the...
  • The World a Century from Now

    12/31/2004 12:46:20 PM PST · by SunkenCiv · 24 replies · 930+ views
    the current writer, et al | December 31 2004 | SunkenCiv, et al
    from "http://dieoff.org/": Will Limits Of The Earth's Resources Control Human Numbers? David Pimentel, O. Bailey, P. Kim,E. Mullaney, J. Calabrese,L. Walman, F. Nelson, and X. YaoFebruary 25, 1999The current world population is about 6 billion. Based on the present growth rate of 1.5% per year, the population is projected to double in approximately 46 years (PRB, 1996). Because population growth can not continue indefinitely, society can either voluntarily control its numbers or let natural forces such as disease, malnutrition, and other disasters limit human numbers (Pimentel et al., 1994a; Bartlett, 1997-98). Increasing human numbers, especially in urban areas, and...
  • Stratfor has 11 chilling predictions for what the world will look like in 10 years

    12/26/2015 9:29:03 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 57 replies
    Business Insider ^ | 12/26/2015 | Armin Rosen
    Earlier this year, private intelligence firm Strategic Forecasting, or Stratfor, recently published its Decade Forecast in which it projects the next 10 years of global political and economic developments. While international analysts often try their hand at predicting the major events of the coming year, Stratfor believes that it's identified the major trends of the next 10. In many ways, Stratfor thinks the world a decade from now will be more dangerous place, with US power waning and other prominent countries experiencing a period of chaos and decline. 1. Russia will collapse ... "There will not be an uprising against...
  • America Will Elect Its First Latino President — and Other New Year’s Predictions

    12/31/2015 1:25:37 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 29 replies
    National Review ^ | 12/30/2015 | David French
    New Year's predictions are always perilous. The only thing that's truly predictable is that unpredicted events will upset the most-careful plans and surprise the most-seasoned professionals. Look no further than Donald Trump's shocking rise and enduring popularity as proof that pundits and consultants often don't know half as much as we think we know. But it takes more than a few surprises to drive us out of the prediction business. So with full knowledge that everything I say is liable to be proven wrong within days or weeks, here goes with a few, modest predictions for 2016: America will...
  • Here's How/Why Jeb Bush Will Win the GOP Nomination

    11/19/2015 3:25:43 PM PST · by detective · 36 replies
    Huffington Post ^ | 11/19/2015 | Andy Ostroy
    A new poll out of New Hampshire shows front runner Donald Trump gaining momentum while Dr. Ben Carson is losing ground. And herein lies the makings of Jeb Bush's path to the Republican presidential nomination.
  • Vanity - Post your predictions for 2016

    12/31/2015 5:15:17 AM PST · by AdmSmith · 57 replies
    Post your predictions for 2016 - Anything from Politics, Arts, Sports, Weather, to Business and Economy.
  • Here are the 10 countries that may not survive the next 20 years

    12/31/2015 11:49:42 PM PST · by Leaning Right · 47 replies
    Australian National Review ^ | Dec 28, 2015 | Gabriela Motroc
    Due to a plethora of reasons, there are at least ten countries which may not survive the next 20 years. Although the list concocted by Top Lists remains highly speculative, it is worth knowing which nations may become extinct.
  • FReeper Predictions for 2016

    12/31/2015 2:45:15 PM PST · by Momaw Nadon · 61 replies
    Free Republic ^ | Thursday, December 31, 2015 | Free Republic
    Happy New Year's Eve to all at Free Republic!!! Make your predictions for 2016. Good Luck!!!
  • Western Illinois University Predicts a Bernie Sanders Victory in 2016

    11/15/2015 5:33:01 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 39 replies
    NBC Chicago ^ | 11/03/2015 | By Colleen Connolly
    The results are in for one Illinois university's famous mock presidential election, but the clear winner may surprise some. Western Illinois University's mock election predicted a landslide victory for Democratic candidate Bernie Sanders, with running mate Martin O'Malley, in 2016. The predicted Sanders-O'Malley ticket garnered 404 electoral votes to Jeb Bush-Marco Rubio's 114 votes. In the popular vote, Sanders earned 741 votes (49 percent) to Bush's 577 (38 percent). The famously accurate mock election correctly predicted the outcomes of the 2008 and 2012 elections, and the university claims it's the "largest and most elaborate mock presidential simulation in the nation."...
  • Controversial Study Claims 99.9 Percent Chance Of Major Los Angeles Earthquake In 3 Years

    10/21/2015 2:26:16 PM PDT · by blam · 27 replies
    89.3 KPPC ^ | Sanden Totten
    Sanden Totten October 20 Angelenos live under constant threat of a major earthquake, but a controversial new study from NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory puts a number on that threat. The scientific paper claims there is a 99.9 percent chance of an earthquake between magnitude 5 and 6.3 in less than three years. The study was published earlier this month by the American Geophysical Union's Earth and Space Science journal. The bold claim has taken many in the seismic community by surprise. Lead author, Andrea Donnellan of JPL, said this study used GPS and airborne radar data to look at land...
  • What people in 1900 thought the year 2000 would look like

    10/04/2015 10:29:43 AM PDT · by EveningStar · 54 replies
    The Washington Post ^ | October 4, 2015 | Ana Swanson
    There are few things as fascinating as seeing what people in the past dreamed about the future. "France in the Year 2000" is one example. The series of paintings, made by Jean-Marc Côté and other French artists in 1899, 1900, 1901 and 1910, shows artist depictions of what life might look like in the year 2000. The first series of images were printed and enclosed in cigarette and cigar boxes around the time of the 1900 World Exhibition in Paris, according to the Public Domain Review, then later turned into postcards.
  • The Future (As Predicted By Science Fiction)

    08/16/2015 8:10:42 AM PDT · by Perdogg · 35 replies
    Based on speculative fiction, the following visualization analyzes 62 'foretold' future events (social, scientific, technological, or political). Many are catastrophic, but, in the end - good news - in 802,701 the world will still exist and everything will be more or less ok... 62 'foretold' future events
  • Chris Hitchens on Hillary (and Bill) March 2001!

    07/01/2015 11:32:39 PM PDT · by John S Mosby · 8 replies
    Youtube ^ | November 19,2013 | Christopher Hitchens/Dennis Miller
    Dennis Miller Live S08 E07 March 2 2001 Christopher Hitchens Christopher Hitchens correctly characterizes (throughout the segment) the Clinton grifting couple. WARNING-this is an HBO show, foul language and sophisticated, accurate descriptions of how nasty these two are, by people who knew and know. Prescient. Beginning at time signature 22:17 Hitchens talks about Billy Boy moving back to blacks (like the current church burning non-events of today) into Harlem, and further how it is Hillary who is after the money and always was. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g4Z2XEYAIbo
  • Wall Street and 5th Avenue Planned for Benghazi

    05/18/2015 6:29:24 PM PDT · by Randall_S · 4 replies
    Founders Code ^ | May 18, 2015 | Denise Simon
    Imagine a hotel room at the Plaza Hotel, shopping at Bloomingdales and dining at the Rainbow Room in Benghazi. Yes Benghazi, after all the most feared leader, Muammar Gaddafi is dead and all is calm after the attack on American interests in 2012. So, never let a good crisis go to waste. Libya had and has a deadly history where some elites had high aspirations for a new Libya. Trey Gowdy, the Chairman of the Benghazi Commission likely has some documented trails on Hillary’s future dreams for Libya, but you don’t and should know even more of the story. Libya,...
  • Military intel predicted rise of ISIS in 2012, detailed arms shipments from Benghazi to Syria

    05/18/2015 1:29:22 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 37 replies
    FoxNews.com ^ | May 18, 2015 | Catherine Herridge
    Seventeen months before President Obama dismissed the Islamic State as a "JV team," a Defense Intelligence Agency report predicted the rise of the terror group and likely establishment of a caliphate if its momentum was not reversed. While the report was circulated to the CIA, State Department and senior military leaders, among others, it's not known whether Obama was ever briefed on the document. The DIA report, which was reviewed by Fox News, was obtained through a federal lawsuit by conservative watchdog Judicial Watch. Documents from the lawsuit also reveal a host of new details about events leading up to...
  • Taiwan Navy retires two Knox-class frigates

    05/01/2015 6:03:31 AM PDT · by sukhoi-30mki · 12 replies
    Focus Taiwan ^ | 2015/05/01 | Elaine Hou and Lu Hsin-hui
    Taipei, May 1 (CNA) Taiwan's Navy decommissioned two of its eight Knox-class frigates Friday with the intention of replacing them with two Perry-class guided missile frigates that is part of a fleet modernization effort. The two Knox-class vessels were retired from service at a ceremony in the southern city of Kaohsiung, which was presided over by Navy Commander Adm. Li Hsi-ming (李喜明). It was part of the effort to modernize the Navy's fleet of vessels and enhance the country's maritime defense capabilities. The Navy plans to decommission all eight of its 4,300-ton Knox-class frigates that were built in the early...
  • The Chinese Air Force's Super Weapon: Beware the J-11D Fighter

    05/01/2015 6:13:29 AM PDT · by sukhoi-30mki · 24 replies
    The National Interest ^ | April 30, 2015 | Zachary Keck
    China has conducted the first test flight of a new, upgraded version of its J-11 fighter jet. According to Russian media outlets, which cited unnamed Chinese reports, on Wednesday the People’s Liberation Army Air Force conducted the first flight tests of its J-11D fighter aircraft. The plane is an upgraded version of the J-11B fighter jets, which themselves are copies of the Russian-made Sukhoi Su-27. According to the reports, the new J-11D incorporates a number of technologies from China’s J-16 fighter jets. Both planes are manufactured by the Chinese company, Shenyang Aircraft Corp, and the J-16 is believed to have...
  • Seven Reasons China Will Start a War By 2017

    04/30/2015 4:56:05 AM PDT · by RoosterRedux · 39 replies
    American Thinker ^ | David Archibald
    Chinese strategists see a window of strategic opportunity for China early in the 21st century, though they haven’t publicly outlined the basis for that view. But we can make a good stab at it. Firstly, an air of inevitability is important in winning battles. While China is perceived to have a strong, growing economy that is crushing all before it, that perception of inevitability rubs off on China’s military adventures. To use that perception, China has to attack before its economy contracts due to the bursting of its real estate bubble. This explains the current rush to build the bases...
  • The Early Betting Lines for 2016: What the nation’s top horse race looks like now.

    03/06/2015 11:24:54 AM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 36 replies
    National Journal ^ | March 7, 2015 | Charlie Cook
    A question I often am asked is: "Who would you bet on to win the presidency?" Personally, I don't bet on politics, but here's my current take on the 2016 presidential race—with, of course, the caveat that we don't know which campaigns will turn out the best in terms of organization, strategy, tactics, or execution, much less which candidates will step on land mines along the way. The Democratic nomination appears fairly straightforward. Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is now the prohibitive favorite. If her early stumbles during her book tour, or remarks like the one she made about...
  • David Horowitz: Democratic Party Will Disappear From the Political Scene

    11/19/2010 10:46:29 AM PST · by Qbert · 65 replies
    NewsMax ^ | 11/19/2010 | Jim Meyers, with Kathleen Walter
    Conservative activist and best-selling author David Horowitz tells Newsmax that the Democratic Party has been “seized by a religious cult” of leftists and will go the way of the 19th-century Whig Party — disappearing from the political scene. He also declares that giving terrorist suspects the rights of American citizens and trying them in civilian courts is “a form of national suicide” and says the tea party movement is a “huge development” that will keep Republicans true to conservative principles. [Snip] Asked about the political problems the Democrats face in the wake of their poor showing in the midterm elections,...
  • A Look Back at the Remarkable Presidency of Jeff Sessions

    01/08/2015 4:08:57 PM PST · by House Atreides · 14 replies
    Breitbart Big Government ^ | January 8, 2015 | Henry Woodfin Grady II
    n the just-completed 2024 presidential election, the Republican Party has won the White House for a third consecutive time—only the third instance in a century that the GOP has managed this feat. So it’s worth pausing over the origins and causes of this political achievement—this Republican “triple play.” In particular, we might ask: What additional political force has given the GOP this newfound political muscle? After all, from 1992 to 2012, the GOP had lost four of six presidential elections—and five of six in the popular vote. And yet the Republican presidential victories of 2016, 2020, and 2024 cannot be...
  • Our predictions for 2015

    12/28/2014 3:20:31 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 48 replies
    WorldNetDaily ^ | December 28, 2014 | Ellen Ratner
    I’ve compiled a list of some 2015 predictions from the staff at Talk Radio News Service. Justin Duckham is the deputy bureau chief and White House correspondent. Justin predicts a push for a progressive tea-party-like movement. Justin also says, the early seeds of the tea party were sown in 2008 by conservatives who did not have control of Congress, had a lame-duck president as the figurehead of their party and a presidential candidate that didn’t reflect their values. Democrats are now in a similar position, and it would make sense for die hard progressives to take similar steps. I also...
  • 2015 Precap

    12/27/2014 1:14:39 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 5 replies
    The Moderate Voice ^ | December 27, 2014 | Peter Funt
    The year gone by was marked by a tangle of stories involving midterm elections, grand juries and scandalous outfits worn by Sasha and Malia Obama. No need for a tedious yearend recap. Here instead is a precap of news certain to break in 2015: JAN. 1 – President Obama ushers in the New Year with a passel of executive orders. In one action likely to anger Republicans, the president announces that Mark Udall of Colorado and Kay Hagan of North Carolina, along with other defeated Democrats, will not be forced to leave the Senate for three years. “We must deal...
  • Vanity - Post your predictions for 2014

    12/25/2013 6:48:48 AM PST · by Perdogg · 99 replies
    Post your predictions for 2014. Anything from Sports, Oscars to the 2014 House/Senate elections, SCOTUS rulings, Texas governors race, to the Super Bowl, etc.
  • Vanity - Post your predictions for 2015

    12/20/2014 11:31:56 AM PST · by Perdogg · 122 replies
    Post your predictions for 2015 - Anything from Politics, Arts, Sports, Weather, to Business and Economy.
  • This is eerie... Prediction from 2009... ~Vanity

    08/18/2014 5:11:01 PM PDT · by GraceG · 11 replies
    From another thread I found this on You Tube talking about the Bubba effect... this is from 2009 and while some predictions are wrong, some are so spot on it is eerie... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YU8LeVmdCBk Go to the 3:00 minute mark....
  • The year 2034, your predictions?

    08/02/2014 10:28:03 PM PDT · by MNDude · 88 replies
    It seems that with recent trends in economics, demographics, and morality in this country, there's great reason for much pessimism for the future. In any case, I'm curious to hear your predictions for 20 years from now. The state of USA? The world stage? Technology? Anything else you think it will be like in that year.