An American psychic, an astrologer and economists predict a scandal surrounding U.S. President Barack Obama and brewing discontent against government, as well as a cancer cure, public space travel and an economic upturn and more for 2014.
Psychic Barbara Mackey of Toms River, N.J., told the Asbury Park Press that among other things, 2014 would bring trouble for the U.S. president.
“Barack Obama will be in jeopardy when a scandal surrounding him arises, she said.”
She noted that people would show their angst against local governments.
“I believe there's going to be a collective consciousness that's going to affect us on a worldwide, global level,” she said. “We're looking at ourselves and saying, ‘we do have the power to change things on a lower level.’ We can't count on the government; they used to be our role models but no longer.”
Her other predictions include a cure for cancer and a new cancer vaccine discovered in Canada, “another baby boy for the royal couple, Prince William and Duchess Kate,” and “more space travel, with an end goal of vacations on Mars.”
As well she said, “Britney Spears, Ryan Gosling and Miley Cyrus — with a quickie wedding and divorce and a possible spread in Playboy magazine for Cyrus.”
She predicted that we could look forward to more space travel, especially to Mars where there will eventually be “resorts and vacations spots.”
Astrologer Flo Higgins, of Eatontown, N.J. predicted, “ Those born under the signs of Aries, Capricorn, Cancer and Libra are going to feel tremendous changes in their lives through the middle of July.” She added, Aquarius, Leo, Scorpio and Taurus people have been undergoing plenty of trials and tribulations but are due for a big payoff. Their long roads will calm down toward the end of 2014's summer.”
As a Scorpio, I sure hope she is right!
Higgins also noted, “Gemini, Pisces, Sagittarius and Virgo people need to be careful. They've got to use disciplines. They seem to get into a lot of trouble.”
With regard to the stars Higgins said, “I think it's gonna be a continuation of what we've been going through; our moral standards are going to continue to drop… we're going to have more Miley Cyrus-type things," Higgins said. She added that comedy could “take entertainment by the reins this year. People want to laugh... it seems that they're thirsty to laugh and have fun, so people that can (act) in comedy are at the top of the list.”
Higgins also predicted improved privacy protection for such sites as Twitter and Facebook. Aside from telephones and the Internet, she said there would also be “advances in communications.”
Economist Joel Naroff of Holland, Pa., expects that the economy will improve in the second half of 2014.
“The remaining missing link in this recovery… we're just not getting a lot of wage and salary gain,” he said. “Who's had a good salary increase lately? You have to get the unemployment down at a level where companies need to start bidding for workers. Some of that will happen in 2014.” He added that the year would end with a “6.2 to 6.3” unemployment rate.
However, World Future Society member Michael Zey of Morristown, Ohio noted that “80 percent of the new jobs” are only part time and called it “very disturbing.”
The Montclair State University business professor said, “I see no indication from employers that they're willing to increase their hiring; they're making their profits through cost-cutting, investing in new technologies and few hirings.”
Zey noted though, that technology would “continue to grow at a rapid rate.” He added, “3-D printers will become more common in households.”
In the medical field, he cited bio-printing and the use of medical tissue in the creation of organs. But people “don’t want to hear their insurance company isn’t going to pay for this.” It is a conflict, he said, that would begin to occur this year.