The Boulder Colorado World Affairs Discussion Group

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Predictions for the Year 2017 -- Made on January 5, 2017

Rob Luneburg The First head transplant will fail 10%Wrong
Joan Graff Jeff Sessions will not be approved for Attorney General 50%Wrong
Charlie Winn Putin and Trump will be photographed barechested on a horseride 15%Wrong
Kathleen Saunders The global population growth will decrease by 1% 30 %Wrong
Nicole de Lorimer At year end 2017 the US population will be over 340 million 15%Wrong
Sara Yager Trump and the GOP will disagree many times 1%Right
Bill Schiovitz Trump will not be president at yearend 2017 50%Wrong
Ken Hausfelder The GOP attempt to privatize social security will fail 0%Wrong
John Cowley There will be more people involved in street protests than ever before 0 %Wrong
Sue Young There will be a major increase in US military actions outsie the US 5 %Wrong
Randy Schwartz Brexit will NOT happen 5%Wrong
Martin Ryder Mass migration resulting from climate change will increase 10%Right
Myrna Besley Estate/Inheritance taxes will be repealed 15%Right
Bill Cook Cell phone checking by group members will increase (8 people now) 1%Right
Atillio Catanzano There will be peace between Israel and Palestine 95%Wrong
Bill Kalafus There will be one or more major scandals in the federal government 1%Wrong
Larry Sutton Trump will not come up with any job-killing regulations to eliminate 20%Wrong
Phillip Rogers There will be a major sotck market crash, losing 20% by October 10%Wrong
Raul Daudt Trump will be impeached 40%Wrong
Stuart Charles Netanyahu will be out of office by year end 25%Wrong
David Walden The North Korea 'issue' will be resolved, led by the Chinese 20%Wrong
Marc Rothkind The US Speaker of the House will resign 50%Wrong
Bernard Mendonca Trump will build NO wall, have NO ACA replacement, NO significant tax reform 60%2/3
Art Smoot The dam north of Mosul in Iraq will collapse with catastrophic results 5%Wrong
Andy Latannzi One of Trump's cabinet officers will resign 1 %Right
Zetta Feder The news media will be more responsible and do more fact checking 70%WINNER
Alf Modahl Rex Tillerson will not be confirmed for Secretary of State 50%Wrong
Tom Hall US Treasury debt issues will be lengthened to 30 years 25%Wrong
John Bynum Religion in public affairs will increase 3%Right
Paul Silvers A congression caucus will form similar to the Whig party in 1840's 1%Wrong
Ariella Hartshorn Trump will be 'droned' 25%Wrong
Laurel The democrats and republican will come together 50%Wrong
Mike Mrs. Trump will go back to Slovenia 50%Wrong
Shirley Bernstein Impeachment proceeding will begin based on financial conflict of interest and he will NOT be impeached 50%Wrong
Gail Dohrmann Obama will make a recess appointment of Garland 95%Wrong
Sherri Wolfe There will be military action in North Korea 80%Wrong
Larry Winston Trump will resign before being impeached 70%Wrong
Karen Kelley Trump will continue to do personal foreign investments 1%Right
Jeff Wade Trump will fire Gen. Mattis and/or Gen. Flynn ?%Right
Jim Yanus The Unemployment rate will increase from 4.7% to 6.5% ?%Wrong
Bob Gafvert Trump's 1st Lady will be seen going to a planned parenthood office ?%Wrong

Predictions from 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, and 2006