The Boulder Colorado World Affairs Discussion Group
Meets Tuesdays at 10 a.m. at the Meadows Library
|There will be a resolution of the Palestinian/Israeli conflict.||WRONG||Attilio Catanzano||All|
|The makeup of the US House and Senate won't change by 10%||WRONG||Bernard Mendonca||5|
|Current unemployment rate (10%) will be higher.||WRONG||Tony Wells||11|
|There will be a perceptible decrease in US influence in the world.||CORRECT||John Rushton||4|
|There will be no Cap and Trade bill in 2010.||CORRECT |
|The DOW average will be lower than 10500.||WRONG||Ken Davis||8|
|There will be shots fired in Iran resulting in more than 1000 deaths.||WRONG||John Cowley||3|
|There will be regime change in Iran||WRONG||Rosemary Cooke||11|
|There will be a earthquake in Southern California greater than 6.5 on the Richter scale.||WRONG||Art Smoot||3|
|There will be American military causualties in Yemen.||WRONG||Paul Silvers||7|
|There will be more awareness of global warming and there will be a signed treaty to reach a real conclusion.||WRONG||Ohrah Elron||14|
|The current political deadload on significant items will continue with the Republicans going 'NO'.||CORRECT||Joe Schlotthauer||0|
|A new 'centrist' political party will emerge.||WRONG||Marion Gately||17|
|The idiom for the year 2010 will be 'twenty-ten', not 'two thousand ten'.||CORRECT||Bob Gallawa||?|
|US will admit inflation is build into the system. Inflation rate will be 10%.||WRONG||Jerry Van Sickle||20|
|The percentage of US citizens who disagree with human caused global warming will increase. Currently 40%||CORRECT||Jack Herring||?|
|"We will finally get IT right in 2010"||WRONG||Bob Burdick||?|
|Some major newspaper in the US will stop publishing.||WRONG||Phyllis Kenevan||6|
|On television George Stephanopoulus "won't last".||WRONG||Sylvia Hultkrans||?|
|Joe Lieberman will be censured after the health care vote.||WRONG||Mikki Greenburg||12|
|US will not give up inches/pounds for metric.||CORRECT||Robert Bushnell||0|
|US will speed up pull out of Afghanistan||WRONG||Martha Bushnell||20|
|US House||16 predicted a Republican increase|
|US Senate||9 predicted a Republican increase|
|Colorado Governor||1 predicted a Republican victory.
17 predicted a Democratic victory.
NOTE: This was done prior to Bill Ritter's announcement to not run again.
|Colorado US Senator||1 predicted a Republican victory.
15 predicted a Democratic victory.