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Dan Proft’s “Wishcast” for 2017

Dan Proft’s “Wishcast” for 2017
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Forecasting the future is tricky business as even the sabermetric Poindexters found out on November 8th. So I’ll stick to wishcasting for 2017.

Since the Left doesn’t trust a Trump-led government and conservatives don’t trust government period, I wish for the bipartisan agreement pols are always clamoring on about to drastically reduce the size, scope and expense of the federal leviathan.

I wish the governor of one of the adjacent Great Lakes states would colonize Illinois.

I wish we would remember that smart is not a synonym for civilized.

I wish the affluent would preach what they practice in the areas of family, education, work ethic and personal responsibility.

I wish Pope Francis would take his cues from the Word of God more so than the word of Leonardo DiCaprio.

I wish more people would read Thomas Sowell and fewer would watch The View, The Chew, and the blathering Beltway magpies who have no clue.

I wish those who claim to do everything in the name of “the children” actually did.

I wish self-styled fiscal conservatives would learn that every issue is a moral issue and every law reflects someone’s values.

I wish for a return to the pre-post-truth era.

And I wish you and yours a happy, healthy and prosperous 2017.