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Curmudgeon’s Corner: 2016 Predictions Show

On this week’s Curmudgeon’s Corner we do our annual predictions show. Hear Sam and Ivan’s take on what to expect in 2016. We talk about the economy, tech, domestic issues, international issues and of course Election 2016, with a few random things thrown in for good measure. Do you agree with our predictions? Do you think we are crazy? Tune in and find out!

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Recorded 2016-01-01

Length this week – 1:49:46

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Show Details:

  • (0:00:10-0:03:53) Intro
    • Ivan Sick
    • Predictions of the Past
    • Explanation
    • Year Confusion
  • (0:04:31-0:13:42) Economy
    • Corporate Profits
    • Oil Prices
    • Dow Jones
    • US Recession?
    • US Economic Growth
    • European Economy
    • Jobs
    • Housing Market
    • Bitcoin
  • (0:15:01-0:30:06) Tech
    • Breakout Products
    • Peak Apple?
    • Apple Car?
    • iOS va Android
    • Security Breaches
    • Autonomous Cars
    • Cable/Satellite TV vs Internet
  • (0:30:45-0:39:24) Domestic Issues
    • Guns
    • Police Violence
    • Racial Tensions
    • Abortion / Gay Marriage / Marijuana
    • Cosby
    • Healthcare
    • Domestic Terrorism
  • (0:40:27-0:50:23) International
    • Syria
    • ISIS
    • Israel/Palestine
    • Cuba
    • Iran
    • Russia
    • Alex Interlude
    • Ukraine
    • Iraq
    • Turkey
    • Venezuela
    • Other Countries
  • (0:51:02-1:40:08) Politics
    • House
    • Senate
    • Iowa
    • New Hampshire
    • South Carolina
    • Trump Collapse?
    • Super Tuesday
    • Contested Convention?
    • When will we have winners?
    • Nominees
    • Significant 3rd Party?
    • Who Wins the Presidency?
    • Election Margins
    • Big Uncertainty
  • (1:40:57-1:49:26) Hodgepodge
    • Olympics
    • Dead Pool
    • Broken Bones
    • Broken Devices
    • Weather
    • Mergers
    • International Terrorism
    • Your predictions?

Curmudgeon’s Corner: 2014 Predictions Review

In the latest Curmudgeon’s Corner Sam and Iván talk about:
* Introduction
* Politics
* Economy
* Tech
* International
* Hodgepodge
* Results

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Recorded 2015-01-02

Length this week – 1:47:17

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Curmudgeon’s Corner: 2015 Predictions Show

In the latest Curmudgeon’s Corner Sam and Iván talk about:
* Introduction
* Politics Predictions
* Economy Predictions
* Technology Predictions
* International Predictions
* Hodgepodge Predictions

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Recorded 2014-12-26

Length this week – 2:10:41 – Longest ever – again!

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Curmudgeon’s Corner: Doing it in the Dark

In the latest Curmudgeon’s Corner Sam and Ivan talk about:

  • Intro and Microphone
  • Christie and his Bridge
  • Iran Sanctions
  • Net Neutrality
  • Google and Nest
  • More Google and Nest
  • 4K TV / Listener Predictions

Recorded on 15 Jan 2014

Length this week – 1:21:!4

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Curmudgeon’s Corner: 2014 Predictions Show

In the latest Curmudgeon’s Corner Sam and Ivan talk about:

  • Introduction
  • 2014 Politics
  • 2014 Politics Continued
  • 2014 Economics
  • 2014 Tech
  • 2014 International
  • 2014 Hodgepodge / Wrapup

Recorded on 8 Jan 2014

Length this week – 1:45:24

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Curmudgeon’s Corner: 2013 Retrospective Show

In the latest Curmudgeon’s Corner Sam and Ivan talk about:

  • 2013 Politics
  • 2013 Econ
  • 2013 Tech
  • 2013 International
  • 2013 Hodgepodge
  • 2013 Results

Recorded on 31 Dec 2013

Length this week – 1:10:41

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Curmudgeon’s Corner: 2013 Predictions Show

In the latest Curmudgeon’s Corner Sam and Ivan talk about:

  • 2013 Politics
  • 2013 Economy
  • 2013 Tech
  • 2013 Other

Recorded on 8 Jan 2013

Length this week – 1:39:16

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Curmudgeon’s Corner: 2012 Retrospective Show

In the latest Curmudgeon’s Corner Sam and Ivan talk about:

  • 2012 Politics
  • 2012 Economy / 2012 Tech
  • 2012 International
  • 2012 Final Tally

Recorded on 31 Dec 2012

Length this week – 1:06:36

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Curmudgeon’s Corner: Don’t Follow the GPS

In the latest Curmudgeon’s Corner Sam and Ivan talk about:

  • Israel and Gaza
  • Stupidity in Polls / Predictions
  • iPhone 5 / Siri / Maps / GPS

Recorded on 11 Dec 2012

Length this week – 1:04:52

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Curmudgeon’s Corner: 2011-2012 Prediction Show, Part 2

In the latest Curmudgeon’s Corner…

Sam and Ivan talk about:

  • Iowa / New Hampshire / South Carolina
  • 2012 Economic Predictions
  • 2012 Tech Predictions and Other Predictions

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