According to the February 11, 1901 Akron Daily Democrat (Akron, OH) the official program of President McKinley's inauguration in 1901 was to leave no ambiguity about the ambitions of the United States; complete domination of the western hemisphere.
The year 1950, (as we are wont to do with "round" numbered years), provided plenty of predictions of what the second half of the 20th century held.
The July 19, 1965 Delta Democrat-Times (Greenville, MS) ran a piece by Lyle Wilson proclaiming that by the year 2000, "there will be a Negro president of the United States, a Negro on the Supreme Court, [and] one or more in the U.S. Senate." The full text appears below.
This is what the Prez and his people watch their Chuck Norris movies in: the White House home theater. It's, er, very red, isn't it? The refurb was overseen by Laura Bush in 2004, who was, apparently, inspired by turn-of-the-last century movie palaces. Another shot, plus the magnolia hell that was its previous…
It seems that American political campaigns start earlier and earlier with each political cycle.