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A Grim Outlook for 2007

A majority of Americans believe 2007 will bring a terrorist attack on the U.S., a major natural disaster and an increase in global warming, according to a new AP poll. Less than a third believe the U.S. will withdraw from Iraq, while 25 percent expect the second coming of Jesus.


AP:

Seventy percent of Americans predict another major natural disaster within the United States and an equal percentage expect worsening global warming. Fewer than one-third of people, or 29 percent, think it is likely that the U.S. will withdraw its troops from Iraq.

Among other predictions for the U.S. in 2007:

— Slightly more than one-third, or 35 percent, of Americans predict the military draft will be reinstated.

— One in four, 25 percent, anticipates the second coming of Jesus Christ.

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