November ’08 – Prop 8 fails in CA, same-sex marriage permanently established.
November ’08 – Obama wins presidency; Democrats increase majority in both houses.
Dec ’08 – Mar ’09 – Another dry winter for California. Water emergency predicted for summer with massive drop in ag production.
January ’09 – Price of oil combined with extreme low temperatures triggers heating crisis in the northeast and midwest. Rioting ensues.
January ’09 – Chief Justice of Supreme Court resigns from bench citing “personal reasons”. Ginsberg swiftly confirmed as replacement.
February ’09 – Obama signs legislation requiring federal government to recognize same-sex marriage.
March ’09 – Trucker’s strike ignites food shortage. Sixteen states declare emergency, implement food rationing.
April ’09 – US automotive industry collapses: factory closings, massive layoffs.
May ’09 – Two Supreme Court Justices die unexpectedly. Obama’s liberal court nominations swiftly confirmed by House and Senate.
June ’09 – California water emergency fallows thousands of acres. Food prices continue to escalate.
June-July ’09 – Rioting due to food costs in Detroit, Milwaukee, Kansas City, St. Louis, and Memphis. Mayors declare states of emergency. Obama sends troops.
July ’09 – Radical Shiite government assumes power in Iraq, forms alliance with Iran.
August ’09 – Militant Islamists overthrow regimes in Pakistan and Jordan.
August ’09 – U.S. Supreme Court removes tax-exempt status for churches that refuse to perform same-sex marriages; declares marriage to be a constitutional right for all consenting adults, without regard to sex.
September ’09 – Earthquake in the Atlantic creates tsunami. Virginia coastal cities devastated; refugees flee inland.
October ’09 – Russia and China solidify “defense” alliance.
November ’09 – Obama gives stunning speech to the European Union. Encourages lawmakers to permit Sharia law in Muslim regions, says there is nothing to fear from suburban militias.
December ’09 – U.S. Supreme Court rules that Catholic hospitals must provide abortion, contraception, and sterilization services. Bishops order 615 Catholic hospitals closed.
That was fun. Care to make your predictions for 2010?