16 predictions for 2016

“Hold on to sixteen as long as you can.” —From the song “Jack and Diane”, by John Cougar. 2015 has, mercifully, died. The worst year of my life–and one not so wonderful for the world at large–will be spoken about only in hushed somber tones in future years. Could 2016 be worse? Things can always be worse. Ever the optimist (SARCASM ALERT!), I offer up 16 predictions of things I believe will happen in what will be the Year of the Monkey for those who adhere to the Chinese lunar…

Utah Politico Hub: Fearless Predictions Revisited

Wait a minute. Hold the presses. How did those Utah Politico Hub election predictions turn out? There were eight brave souls who put their sterling reputations on the line. With the election canvas producing three different winners than election night, it is only fair that we review what the “experts” thought about Utah races going into election night. Any pre-canvas analysis was (as we now know) premature. There are 12 races with predictions, although in fairness we were having a little fun with one of our own bloggers John English on…