In no particular order, here are 10 of my favorite albums from 2016. Highlights included in parenthesis.
I also have to include this because my wife & I watched this for several straight days.
The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame announced today that Pearl Jam is an official 2017 Inductee. The 32nd annual induction ceremony will take place on Friday, April 7, 2017 at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York.
Here are some of the things that could go wrong in 2017:
- Waves of protests rise as Trump reverses Obama’s executive orders
- Pro- and anti-Trump Republicans in Congress are soon at each others’ throats
- Angela Merkel has to choose between leading a military buildup in Europe or giving Putin his way
- U.S. and China go to economic war after Trump calls China a currency manipulator and imposes a big tariff
- Trump suspends the U.S. membership in NATO, causing instability worldwide
- ISIS radicalizes Central Asia
- Saudi Arabia and Japan start developing nuclear weapons
- North Korea proves it can deliver a nuclear weapon to the U.S. West Coast
- Trump switches course and begs China to rein in North Korea
- Populist politicians win all over Europe and the Euro and European Union disintegrate
- Greece blows up again and this time there is no bailout
- Apple and Google reveal that smartphones snoop on their owners
- State-sponsored hackers create panic by shutting down power plants and self-driving cars
- After being rebuffed by Trump, Cuba lets Russia build a military base on the island
- Trump pulls out of NAFTA and taxes remittances to Mexico to pay for his wall
- Mexico goes into depression
- Mexican leftist André López Obrador runs for president on a platform of nationalizing private companies
- Yemen becomes Saudi Arabia’s Vietnam, forcing unpopular taxes to pay for the war
- The balance of power in the Middle East shifts towards Iran
- Iran and Saudi Arabia get into an all-out shooting war
- Oil shipments are disrupted by the Saudi-Iran war
- Oil prices spike as a result of the disruption, leading to worldwide economic instability
Have a great day!