The most popular thing to do at the start of a new year outside of resolution proclamations is the always fun game of predictions. We all do it and it makes for interesting reading when you look at the various lists in 2016.
So here, in no particular order or importance, are some of this observers predictions for 2016. We start in the world of politics with the man Latinos love to hate, Donald Trump.
TRUMP BECOMES NEW U.S. PRESIDENT AND MASS MIGRATION FOLLOWS
The year of the Trump was what Latinos most talked about as the face of racism. His remarks to people of Latin heritage, with Mexicans at the top of this hate heap, has earned him popular heat from Latinos but respect in U.S. political circles. At this moment he is favored to win the Republican nomination.
Then the presidency should be a piece of cake to secure. Only upon the announcement there will be a mass migration of people to Mexico, Canada, or anywhere they can to escape Fortress Trump. The economy will soon collapse as a result of lack of cheap manpower.
DIEGO LUNA TO BECOME FIRST LATINO STAR WARS STUD
The recent release of Star Wars 7 will soon be followed by a new trilogy, spin-off films and series. One of them to arrive in theatres will be Star Wars: Rogue One, which focuses on the team that extracts the Death Star plans that open the door to the victory in Star Wars: A New Hope. One of the leads will be Diego Luna, who will be the first major player in the Star Wars Universe since Jimmy Smits played Senator Bail Organa. He also is sure to become “Y Tu’Mama’s” favorite Latin male entertainer in 2016.
AROLDIS CHAPMAN LEADS NEW YORK YANKEES TO WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP, ON HIS BEST BEHAVIOR THROUGHOUT
The Yankees acquisition of Cuban pitcher Aroldis Chapman makes the three headed monster coming out the pen unbeatable and contributes mightily to World Championship number 28. He is on his best behavior after the controversy over his domestic violence allegations against his girlfriend. However he does shoot off his gun into the sky at the postgame celebration causing a mass ducking.
JENNIFER LOPEZ SQUEEZES OUT THE LAST BIT OF TOOTHPASTE OUT OF HER CAREER TUBE
If T.V. Guide says its going to be your year, who am I to disagree. If nothing else, its going to be J-Lo’s busiest. In January alone she will be a cop on NBC series “Shades of Blue.”
She also draws out the last life pulse out of American Idol, and finally Lopez will go to the desert for the rest of the year to start her Las Vegas Residency at Planet Hollywood.
POPE FRANCIS RETIRES AND BECOMES HEAD OF FIFA
The Argentine-born Pope, citing the nearly two years of travel and responsibilities of not only being
Pope but a world celebrity who was able to re-invent the Pope as something cool as well as vicar-ish. He soon fills the post of FIFA President in the wake of Sepp Blatter’s removal due to improper back door dealings. Blatter is upset but holds his tongue in fear of slandering a former Man of God.
These are the predictions of 2016, some serious, some tongue-in-cheek, yet one never knows what a new year brings. That’s what makes a fresh year exciting to anticipate.
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