New research states global warming could have a serious effect on local climates much sooner than scientists previously predicted.
Foreign Policy magazine has identified the 10 worst predictions of the year William Kristol, who seems to get it wrong more often than right, tops the list with this doozy: "If [Hillary Clinton] gets a race against John Edwards and Barack Obama, she’s going to be the nominee Barack Obama is not going to beat Hillary Clinton in a single Democratic primary I’ll predict that right now".
Pat Robertson is at it again, this time claiming God told him that a major terrorist attack in 2007 -- possibly nuclear -- would result in "mass killing." The preacher on Tuesday demanded partial credit for predicting a possible tsunami last year, citing spring rains that drenched New England, so don't rush to judge this latest communique.
Bush said no one "anticipated the breach of the levees." Well, actually, 48 hours before the storm hit, the Dept. of Homeland Security sent the White House a memo warning exactly of that. | story