The World I Want I want 7.0 A1c level in my blood (diabetics will understand this one). elective abortions a memory The Patriots receiving the Lombardi Trophy. The Cowboys making the playoffs. The 7th Fleet in the South China Sea. The Russians in only their country. A Unified Korea with its capital in Seoul. Bashir Assad and Kim Jong in hell. People in church three times a week. The Dierks Outlaws in War Memorial Stadium in December. My retirement fund bringing in 7% annual returns. Plenty of dried, bailed hay in the barns. Star Trek on network television every year. Star Trek on the big screen every other Christmas. Honor Harrington on the small screen. sexual deviants in the closet. Sci Fi Universe, International Combat Arms, Science Digest on the newsstands Transformers returning to sanity. Really cool Battletech TROs (Technical Read Outs) B-1B bombers hitting targets on three continents. Lorraine Bartlett writing some decent Booktown mysteries. Decent places to buy books and magazines everywhere. Six brand new nuclear powerplants beginning operation every year in the U.S. U.S. astronauts on Mars. U.S. unmanned probes orbiting the outer planets. Cows grazing in the meadows on my farm Ships of the U.S. 5th fleet patrolling the Persian Gulf. A Bush in the White House NATO in Eastern Europe new Ford pickup in my driveway Illegal aliens staying in Mexico presents under the Christmas Tree A big fire in the fireplace in January Liam Neeson in a thriller Harrison Ford in a space opera white Christmas only in the movies Arkansas Razorbacks in a News Year’s Day Bowl God in heaven most businesses closed on Sundays people staying off their iPhone 90% of the time. a 9th major planet in the Sol system detected and imaged. Liberty Hill Church of Christ with 30+ people in attendance every Sunday morning Harmony Grove, Bissell Chapel, Pleasant Grove & Burg cemeteries well maintained a nice updated set of World Book Encyclopedias in my living room bookcase good Star Trek novels six times a year the Abramsverse & Discovery universes completely forgotten a good run of Star Trek comic books same with Transformers comic books all the issues of Hooten's Arkansas football in my possession 55 inches of rain per year from Texas to Nebraska to Maryland to California an effective treatment for Pancreatic cancer three times as many Americans regularly donating blood. No one dying due to needing an organ donation No one indulging in any drug stronger than alcohol Alcohol used in moderation People showing each other respect and courtesy on internet forums Ford tractor company reborn with a complete line of tractors and equipment My dad's restored Farmall cub tractor pulling Liberty Hill float in the Pine Tree Festival Parade. Years with no deadly hurricanes and killer tornados striking the U.S. Congress and the president deserving respect of the American people and...receiving it. U.S. economy growing at more than 5% a year. A full year with no mass murders schools without metal detectors no more conspiracy theories a year where no more plants and animals go extinct America's closest allies being happy with the U.S. an unbiased and fair American news media a puppy for every boy and a boy for every puppy every American getting to take a two-week vacation if they want to the number of atheists in the U.S. & world declining dramatically Presidents Clinton, Obama, Trump & Biden fading from national memories 1,000-ton capacity mine haul trucks in production 1,000,000-ton supertankers in service taking a weeklong cruise every year (this is for my wife Amy) Americans avoiding the use of vulgar and profane language. sitcoms that are funny. homeless people in American cities only in the history books less than 20% of all Americans obese a great comet lighting up the night sky no serial killers active in the United States state lotteries and casinos disappearing New Year’s Day Bowl games that mean something. Citizens (rich ones at least) able to take paid flights around the moon. no sex scandals in the U.S.