Among my predictions for 2008 was the subpoenaing of Eliot Spitzer's e-mails to prove his smear campaign against New York State Republican Majority Leader Joseph Bruno. And we all know what happened to the disgraced former governor of New York.

Any predictions I would make for the coming year would only focus on the disastrous state of the markets, so let me espouse a wish list for the New Year, instead.

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