Mayan calendar: December 21 2012 won't be end of the world says Leonzo Barreno

In spite of the Mayan calendar and predictions of catastrophe, 2012 could be a pretty good year. For this writer, recovering from heart surgery, I'm looking forward to a healthier year, so maybe that colors my thinking. But starting with the obvious,

In spite of the Mayan calendar and predictions of catastrophe, 2012 could be a pretty good year. For this writer, recovering from heart surgery, I'm looking forward to a healthier year, so maybe that colors my thinking. But starting with the obvious,

By Pat Cunningham Now that 2012 has arrived, we're going to hear more with each passing day about the hysteria over the impending end of the Mayan calendar. Here's an interesting little video about the genesis of this craziness.

Even assuming that the Mayan calendar got it wrong, and the planet will not end in cataclysm — 2012 still figures to be a tough year. We're going to live through the bizarre primary of C-list choices, and a general election that is likely to leave us