Clint Norwood.Com WordsA Collection Of My
Articles, Musings, Ideas,
Stories And Opinions
PixMy Photo Albums LinksThe Best Links
On The Net
ContactVia Email Form  

Predictions For 2014 And Beyond

My predictions for 2014

♦ More divisive politics
♦ No relief for unemployment
♦ Minor recovery status is maintained
♦ America becomes engaged in at least one more mini-war
♦ Obamacare collapses, single payer plan is being fought over

For between now and 2025

♦ Minimum wage raised several times
♦ Chronic unemployment with no foreseeable solution
♦ Robotics use explodes
♦ 3D printing revolutionizes manufacturing
♦ Welfare/Assistance grows exponentially
♦ Import taxation practically replaces income tax
♦ Income tax is only for those making $100,000 or more (today's dollars)
♦ Rampant inflation
Trillion dollar coin or something similar has been minted
♦ Retirement age is first raised then lowered to combat unemployment
♦ California seceded, became part of Mexico
♦ Loss of California causes a major political swing to the right in the remaining states
♦ States take over immigration enforcement
♦ Southern and Western States are on the verge of secession
♦ Every major city has went bankrupt at least once
♦ Disastrous attempt to confiscate firearms leads to reaffirmed gun ownership rights
♦ Education responsibility is turned back over to the states
♦ Marijuana use is federally legalized but legalization status remains in states jurisdiction
♦ Over 50% of states legalize marijuana 
♦ Cursive writing is no longer taught in school
♦ Attempted implementation of Sharia law causes a massive backlash and is constitutionally forbidden
♦ Toll road use explodes
♦ Desktop computers in the home are replaced by smart TVs
♦ Smart TVs, phones and computers are voice controlled
♦ Desktop computers in business are replaced by server terminals
♦ Cable TV has died, subscription internet TV is the norm
♦ Explosion in popularity of flea-markets and 2nd hand shops (to avoid import taxes and/or value added tax)
♦ Women make up 60% of the workforce
♦ Marriage rate declines sharply
♦ Birth rate in the US falls well below replacement levels
♦ Effective age reversal treatment becomes mainstream
♦ Vaccination resistant diseases grow exponentially, high death toll
♦ Many large urban areas are abandoned
♦ Libertarian party becomes number 2 political party in the USA

January 9, 2014

See Some Predictions I made Back In 1998

More Of My Articles, Musings, Ideas, Opinions and Stories

← Go Back ↑ Back To Top

Contact Me
Site Map

imageAbout Clint Norwood:

Living the good life in Southeast Alabama, father, grandfather, cancer survivor, part-time writer, and webmaster - Read More

Add me as a friend, like me or follow me on   Facebook     Google+    YouTube

© 2017 Clint Norwood