Tulsi Gabbard To Become The 47th US President

Washington, DC – November 7, 2028: Exit polling data and preliminary vote counts from today’s election point to Tulsi Gabbard becoming the 47th president of the United States.  President-Elect Gabbard was seen as the clear favorite to win after the “American Crisis” and the subsequent dissolution of the Antifa Party due to severe human rights abuses.  Tulsi Gabbard’s victory marks several firsts.  She will become the first president who is female, vegetarian, Hindu, and of Samoan descent. Ms. Gabbard calls herself an independent, but was backed by the budding “Unity Party”, which helped her…

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Global Population Tops 15 Billion

Shanghai, China – July 11, 2117: Today, the Chinese Demography Association (中国人口集团 / Zhongguo Renkou Jituan) announced that the global human population has topped 15 billion, and is continuing to increase.  This means that the population has doubled in the past 100 years.  This is a massive increase, but compared to earlier eras, the doubling time has decreased substantially.  At its peak rate of increase in the late 20th century, doubling times were shorter, with the population doubling from 3 billion (1959) to 6 billion (1999) in a mere 40 years.  Still,…

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Puerto Rico Becomes 51st State; 5 More States Expected To Follow Shortly

San Juan, Puerto Rico – April 16, 2031 The United States just gained its newest state, and may soon have up to 56 states.  Dual ceremonies took place today in Washington, DC and San Juan, PR to mark this momentous day.  Puerto Rico is the first new state added in 72 years.  In 1959, Alaska and Hawaii became the 49th and 50th US states, respectively. The push for statehood goes back years, but the Puerto Rican Status Referendum of 2012, along with the later Referendum of 2017 started the process…

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