In actuality, I'm not.
Not that I'm optimistic, either.
I don't see the glass as half full or half empty.
It's just a half a glass of... whatever.
That post is just my mind putting my thoughts into some semblance of order... I had some kind of vision/thought/idea process, and that's what became of it.
I do foresee that stuff happening... but I also know it could just as easily be averted with the appropriate actions.
We really do need someone in Office who at least has some intelligence, though.