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Showing posts with label American empire. Show all posts
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Sep 12, 2020

Neptune and the Untangling of the American Empire

"Every Kingdom Is Born To Die," - Wade Davis

Yes, we know. And we feel it happening. Yet perhaps, dear reader, you've purposefully missed the August 6, 2020 article in Rolling Stone by Wade Davis, The Unraveling of America, or perhaps you don't like to ponder such topics as Fallen Empires, the whys and the wherefores.

Well, despite this, I'm here today to inform you that there have been multiple SO'W posts published over the last few years - especially since Trump - concerning such weighty topics. An example is the December 29, 2016 Capricorn New Moon = 1940 'Arsenal of Democracy' New Moon both @7Capricorn for those courageous enough to dare a perusal. Obviously, in recent years Donald Trump playing the POTUS role within the unraveling/dissolution/sabotage/collapse of America is an intimate actor in the piece, stage-managed by Putin and the Kremlin, and cheered on by various opponents of the US. Meanwhile, many pundits and others have admitted that his nibs is not the cause of our nation's demise but more a symptom of its karma for it's been coming on for years. I say he's the figurehead selected by opponents of democracy to lead America into the ash heap of history while China and Russia continue arrangements to take over global leadership. Well, powerhouse China intends to take over, anyway, although more arrangements are required.

After all, timing is everything and China is very patient.

Image: Neptune Ascends

And naturally, astrologers (if no one else!) easily recognize astrological Neptune's influence in words such as dissolve, unravel, sabotage, collapse - the planet well known for its surreptitious activities and undermining qualities (it seems the GOP has contracted 'urge to merge' fever - for Russia). A big clue is that the Republican Party of 1854 recently experienced a Neptune Return (since Trump) which timed an identity change into the Trump Party aka, the Conspiracy Party. And as you know, Neptune floating through shady Pisces has timed a period of paranoia, fear, propaganda, deceit, fraud, misconceptions, disguises, gaslighting, cravings, contagion, and loss, hasn't it?

And we should note that the above linked post concerns FDR's 'Arsenal of Democracy' speech and era, and that WWII began during the time of America's three-fer Neptune Return/s: exact on October 28, 1938, February 24, 1939, and August 30, 1939 - for as you know, WWII began September 1, 1939 with Hitler invading Poland (Return dates based on our July 4, 1776 5:09 pm LMT chart, to 22Virgo25) under the auspices of a difficult, forceful T-Square: Mars-Pluto = Saturn @00Taurus, Hitler's 'trigger degree' of his natal Sun, and forevermore linked to violence and resorting to violent measures.

Yes, many politicians will do anything to hold on to power, even Neptunian betrayal! No Big Lie or propaganda is too far even as our Ship of State sinks around their ears! Do you think perhaps Putin promised certain politicians and their enablers a cat bird seat or two? Puh! You know, 'gullible' is also a Neptunian word.

And so regretfully, with my preference for a sovereign America intact, I hereby curate for you a list of previous SO'W posts concerning the unraveling of our country - the fall of our grandly titled American Empire - for your consideration. Any one of them may be of interest and many contain videos and interviews by progressive broadcaster Thom Hartmann, plus, some Astrology is sprinkled in here and there like Neptunian fairy dust. In addition, be warned that some posts contain links to the others on this list but I'll attempt to correctly name them so you'll know which is which.

In no particular order they are:

When Will America Fall Like the Roman Empire?

Washington DC a 'New Rome'? Altair the Eagle says, Yes (post contains FDR's 1933 and 1937 Inauguration Horoscopes for the sake of comparison with 1937 POTUS Sun @00AQ conjunct bold, adventurous Altair and a difficult Saturn-Neptune opposition--transit Neptune Rx now conjuncts 1937 Saturn: authority figures, structures, and traditions disintegrate and are either highly idealistic, or strange and misguided; I'll add, 'or some combination of both'.

Economics Professor Richard Wollf Reveals How Empires End #

Apr 2, 2020

The "Response to Covid-19" is a Plan for One World Government

April 2, 2020:

Stars Over Washington Has Always Been a Saturnian Endeavor

For years posts have appeared on SO'W concerning the 'new world order' and 'One World Government' and I believe that Max is correct--government response to the coronavirus catastrophe is The Plan to fully implement global authoritarian control. Evidence may be found within the use of the Hegelian Dialectic by which problems are created/engineered (ex: a highly contagious virus of mysterious origin) so that "solutions" (long-planned) can be forcefully induced with apparent justification.

And in at least one previous post I have asserted what many intuit to be true--that such a global "problem" would at some point (it's all about timing and preparation!) be engineered and presented so that the world populace in One Voice would plead, Oh please form a One World Government because old governments of the nation-state variety--shown now to be out of their depths--can no longer solve such a huge catastrophe (as a global pandemic). Of course, Globalism has been a basic part of The Plan so that all systems are dependent upon one another--like dominoes falling. And if such a cry is heard across the land, then my status as something of a Kassandra figure can be renounced!

So tragically, the time for warnings has ended, the signs and signals are evident. One World Government is here, folks, and ready to devour any remaining freedoms of The People.

Astrologically, you may find that much is revealed by eclipses which work through, and influence, historical and global events. Here's a post showing the DC Horoscope of the July 5, 2020 Capricorn Lunar Eclipse which eclipses America's Sun @13Cancer (July 4, 1776: Sun = leader/s) for your consideration if you haven't already. Of course, for World Government to be successfully installed, America and the US government, our principles of freedom, and our traditional '3 branches' had to be sabotaged and undermined as completely as possible. We've watched with alarm as criminal Trump and his corrupt enablers have achieved this very thing. The lunar eclipse post also contains links to the December 26, 2019 Solar Eclipse of 'traumatic transformation' under which the world now suffers, plus, other links of interest intended for the daring reader. Then there's the upcoming Summer Solstice Solar Eclipse conjunct a Cardinal World Point of Manifestation (00Cancer) with themes we're already experiencing: restraint, restriction, separation, illusions, misjudgments, and blockages (Brady) so expect more of such on into 2021. By summer 2021 my fervent hope is that some measure of relief may be felt and we must ready ourselves for 2022 when US Pluto in Saturn-ruled Capricorn returns to its 1776 degree - exact three times through 2022. Power-mad Pluto's de-structuring of government continues with regeneration to follow once the dust clears. For as you know, empires always fall - see Saturn-Pluto in the Roman Empire for more details.

Now regretfully I must add that this disturbing post containing a message from Max is one that should be shared as widely as possible for a broader view of what's occurring is owed to the American people and to other nations as well upon whom vast reforms are about to descend with 'Covid-19' as the plutocrats' justification. Yet because this post concerns dire subject matter, few if any on-topic readers' comments are expected but, as always, a share-if-you-dare would be much appreciated! For we must inform others while we are able. Seriously.

Do note, however, that all spam and ads are moderated and deleted so spammers should not waste their time. Oh! and a special shout-out is due to Hong Kong whose many visits of late are duly noted. jc

May Kassandra's Blessings be upon us all:

Oct 12, 2019

2020 Saturn-Pluto in the Roman Empire Horoscope

October 12, 2019: As a sort of follow-up to my October 10th post Are We Waiting for the Empire to End or Witnessing It? here is the Horoscope of the Roman Empire as provided by Nicholas Campion in his classic The Book of World Horoscopes, chart #255; basic chart-notes are scribbled about, as you see, so please enlarge if you wish to read them:

The Roman Empire--"the Birthday of the New Order"--Campion p. 249

ASC 4Tau34 so 10th house Venus is chart-ruler in materialistic Taurus but with no applying aspects which emphasizes her sign and house position; the Venus-Pluto midpoint rises = 'wielding great influence over others' (Ebertin), and as you know, 'goddess' Venus is an archetype of Mary and of other older goddesses such as Inanna, Ishtar, Isis, even Ceres (the mother) which figures prominently in various symbols across Washington DC (Masonic emblems such as wheat shafts, etc, with Virgo the Virgin an obvious identifier). Plus, America's 'Columbia' falls within this panoply. Yet we mustn't forget the ancient Roman Cult of Mithras, the gold-loving 'god' worshiped by Roman soldiers--especially since gilt-edged Trump must admire him, too.

Now the Roman Empire became 'a thing' during a certain Solar Eclipse Saros Series ('PE'), of course, and in 8th house you see highlighted in red its PE @20Sag08 which perfected on December 13, 028 BC (conjunct Trump's natal South-Node-Moon conjunction of awkwardness and emotional deprivation). Unfortunately, my software doesn't go back that far for eclipses so I have no themes to provide here. Yet a few clues may be ascertained by the fact that the eclipse manifested in Jupiter-ruled Sagittarius (opposite the empire's natal Jupiter Rx @20Gem58). Jupiter the General leads a Locomotive shape of the planets and is ruthlessly determined on success. Note that ideal-oriented Jupiter, planet of expansion, adventure, and the crossing of boundaries, rules both 8th and 9th houses--spheres of the occult, death, and of foreign lands and philosophy.

So when a PE is in Sagittarius, negative tendencies can naturally interfere with karmic progress so I shall list the potentials here for your consideration: religious convictions which may or may not be spiritually correct, misguided beliefs, misplaced idealism, and/or false optimism. The development of a spiritual philosophy is a best-results requirement of a Sag Prenatal Eclipse with Jupiter ruling codified religion. Here, Jupiter is retrograde which may suggest the blending of church and state with the state having the stronger role initially and the church as hidden manipulator. Please note that I wasn't there at the time so this is only speculation on my part.

On January 12, 2020 Saturn and Pluto Confer as Karma Occurs!

Now one reason I've taken a closer look at the Horoscope of the Roman Empire and am publishing the chart here for future reference, if needed, is to locate the January 12, 2020 Great Conjunction of Saturn and Pluto. As you see, Saturn-Pluto @22Cap46 will conjunct the empire's Sun @21Cap33 at Midheaven ('MC'), The Goal and Aspiration Point (aka, The Why? Point), toil, sparing no pains in one's work--Ebertin--and will oppose the empire's natal Saturn Rx (16Can56 ) and Pluto (26Can51)--their midpoint @21Can53. Additionally, natal Mercury @26Cap19 is roped in to these difficult, karmic energies as well along with its natal Mercury-Pluto opposition of secret projects, hidden motives, clandestine manipulation, dangerous activities, spies, and a tiresome tendency to interrogate others. This qualifies as transit Saturn and transit Pluto opposing natal Saturn and natal Pluto (abuse of power and authority issues challenged; battles for control engaged).

To say the least, it will be riveting to see what developments take place on an empire-collapsing and/or world government level as 2019 ends and 2020 continues heating up as the American Empire is shaken to its core by a gang of saboteurs and infiltrators with fascist tendencies resulting in a further disintegration of democracy and ultimate collapse of the US government if the hollowing out of our traditional institutions is allowed to continue.

And yet as world history shows, old orders must always give way to the new. But what species of 'new' will be implemented should be the choice of humanity, and not of those who are determined on the destruction of civilization!

A recommended video (8m35s) narrated from A People's History of American Empire by Howard Zinn which opens with the timely question, "Empire or Humanity?

Oct 10, 2019

Are We Waiting for the Empire to End or Witnessing It?

"The New Rome - America, the Reluctant Empire

When the annals of the United States are written, its transition from republic to empire is likely to warrant special attention."

So says a page I had lost track of but re-discovered last evening titled, The Empire Never Ended. On the page there are several sections and topics which provide quite an overview of empires (Roman, American, Ottoman, etc), plus, the imperial eagle, the Vatican, the American Revolution, the hill called 'Rome' that Freemason George Washington selected for the site of Washington DC ('Jenkins Heights' by then), Master Mason George and his habitual cornerstone laying, occult doctrines of the Nazis, NATO (more than meets the usual eye), the fall of the USSR, the cuss'ed 'new world order', and much more. Tragically, such topics and events have cycled 'round again as history in the New Millennium rhymes disturbingly with past events which may be viewed through and influenced by eclipses. Meanwhile, socio-pathic, anti-democracy saboteurs and global criminals lurk in the White House and on Capitol Hill, brazenly defying principles, traditions, and the established laws of our nation. It's now use it or lose it time, my fellow Americans.

However, we know that there are larger forces at work and it seems our nation has come down to Norvus Ordo Seclorum 1776 -- __?__. Well, perhaps one cosmic timing shall appear via another Great American Eclipse in 2024. Or not. You decide. If you can. Because I'd rather not. If it's all the same.

Yet be that as it may or may not be, the page cites two books long inhabiting my bookcase, and I find much of the information on 'The Empire Never Ended' page intriguing although you may choose to disagree. Even so, I want to give both hapless and on-purpose readers of SO'W (newbies! regulars!) a heads-up on some very interesting information for the curious reader who dares check out such a page of thought-provoking content. And remember--I don't personally have to agree with other people's content (or not with all of it) in order to pass the content on to you for your consideration.

And in case you're wondering, the two books cited on the page are David Ovason's The Secret Architecture of Our Nation's Capital and Michael Howard's The Occult Conspiracy, both classics of the genre.

Now here's a closely related post from August 2010 (when we were both much younger), Washington DC a 'New Rome'? Altair the Eagle says, Yes which includes a dual image of two horoscopes showing a cosmic picture of a major change to America's presidential inaugurations established by President Franklin Delano Roosevelt - between his 1st 1933 Inauguration with Sun (POTUS) @13Pis41 (conjunct Achernar: risk of rapid endings; crisis) and his 2nd 1937 Inauguration with Sun (POTUS) @00AQ15 (conjunct Altair the Eagle: boldness--and symbol of imperial empires, as we were discussing). Plus, on March 4, 1933 in Washington DC, 00Can26 arose at noon est (a Cardinal World Point of manifestation, recognition, fame, and fortune--ruled by the Moon: We The People) but on January 20, 1937, 13Tau19 (materialistic money sign, Taurus) peeked over the horizon as the Oath of Office was taken by Freemason FDR and apparently pagan goddess Venus took over the Venusian Oval Office and the US presidency--if she hadn't had an all-access pass already.

And in case you're curious, radical Uranus in the 1937 horoscope clocked in @5Tau38 so we know that with transit Uranus now in early Taurus, we've had two recent Uranus Returns to that degree, horoscope, and presidency--with a final one to go:

1. June 23, 2019; 2. October 1, 2019; and 3. April 9, 2020.

So yes, many Trumpish things have been groan-worthy enough this year with negative reforms forced upon and against us by a variety of predators but it's that last return we must watch out for now particularly considering that its Syzygy Moon, a Full Moon @18Lib43 on April 7, 2020, conjoins and spotlights the greedy, trouble-making, boundary-breaking natal Jupiter of Donald Trump (@18Lib27). And for background vibes, the third return's Prenatal Solar Eclipse is the December 26th 'Christmas Eclipse' of 2019 @4Cap04 in the 3 South Saros Series with its themes of 'traumatic transformation' and 'sudden endings' (Brady). There we are assured that certain conditions and events will proceed from 2019 into 2020; meanwhile, a majority of Americans and decent people everywhere fervently desire to be rid of the bad rubbish in one way or another that is the faithless mobster inhabiting the White House.

And rounding up 18Lib27 to '19Libra' we have his Jupiter's Sabian Symbol: "A Gang of Robbers in Hiding" with the negative expression of, "abnormal distrust of everything worthwhile" (Jones).

Yes, Trump works and tweets hard attempting to infect everyone with his distrust but let's not let him. Shall we not?

Mar 20, 2019

Richard Wolff Reveals How Empires End - clip

From March 14, 2019: Thom Hartmann engages Professor Richard Wolff on the topic of empires and their ends with a focus on the American Empire:

Both Thom and Dr. Wolff are authors of excellent books yet every time I think of how our nation has been exploited, lied into war, and its resources frittered away for the benefit of the few, I must also think of a book long nestled upon my book shelf: Chalmers Johnson's The Sorrows of Empire: Militarism, Secrecy, and the End of the Republic.

Nov 14, 2017

Abby Martin Exposes Untold History of U.S. Empire

Video: here Jimmy Dore speaks with Abby Martin concerning the American Empire, news media, propaganda, Russia, the RT network, global conspiracy, war criminals walking free, and the false R vs D narrative that you and I have discussed here on SO'W for years:

Video link.

Mar 16, 2017

NATO and the Stationary Jupiter of Mr Trump

Trump Wants NATO Countries to Pay Up

by Jude Cowell

For a man who is known for not paying up, don't you marvel when you hear Mr. Trump admonish NATO countries to pay up?

Well, here's another question: is the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, aka, NATO, too gray around the muzzle? Or is its multiple dissing by Mr. Trump meant to undermine the organization's popularity (what little is left - peacekeepers? really?) and is also intended to allow Washington to re-grasp the millions and trillions of dollars and promises the US government provides for NATO missions and upkeep .

And it really seems to be the case that America has shouldered the herculean share of the costs these decades so that now it's time that countries with the where-with-all should crack open their piggy banks and pay at least something for their own defense. It may even seem that a lesson-by-example is being shown here--that various populations in the US and abroad are not allowed to have their needs met by their own tax monies directed where needed because these monies are stolen and pilfered by the exploiter class (Pluto-Chiron = plutocracy) in thousands of, funds must go to war and weaponry and to propping up our faltering empire.

Anyway, if you wish to view the *August 24, 1949 11:42 am edt Washington DC natal horoscope of NATO (with Warsaw Summit July 2016 planets added) you may and you'll see that the current position of plodding Pluto is within orb of conjoining NATO's natal Jupiter (issues of money and raw materials allocation), plus, other contacts, of course.

Curiously enough, Mr. Trump's natal Pluto @10Leo tops NATO's chart at Midheaven (MC = The WHY? Point: Pluto = control, power, manipulation, propaganda, transformation) but the separative South Node of NATO conjoins Trump's natal Jupiter (@17Libra) which is strengthened by its Station Direct condition at birth and is posited in his 2nd house of Money, Earning Ability, and Values--he might ask: is the financial support of NATO a good value for the money? Plus, Trump's Libran Jupiter tends to bellyache that something isn't fair! Yet between the US and NATO an imbalance exists and the ledger is heavily weighted on the US side while various European and Scandinavian countries can provide benefits for their populations in part because the ('world cop') US empire does the policing and protecting.

So horoscope-wise, just that little bit right there between the charts: Mr. Trump's natal Jupiter = NATO's natal SN--describes a financial condition involving loss and over-dependency, one side doing all the giving--plus, there's Mr. Trump's value-judging Jupiter in Libra, sign of the Scales of Justice, speaking ostensibly on behalf of the American people, or at least that's his pretext for serving up this particular rhetoric. And now Mr. Trump and his minions are busy cutting government agencies' budgets and restricting funding for various programs all over the place as you've heard in the news.

Yet on a nostalgic level, whenever dear old plutocrats with their tiresome exploitation of the masses are mentioned I can't help but think of corporatists taking all their marbles from the game and refusing to fund, pay up, or participate in society any longer, a general plot invention of Russian author Ayn Rand. Does it seem to you that the current crop of selfish corporatists and their enabling associates both Republican and otherwise are headed down the I-got-mine you-got-nothing road? Just wondering.

And do you think me-firster Ayn Rand would be proud of Speaker Paul Ryan and his nearly-passed 'health care' bill that intends to dismantle support for all but the well-supplied wealthy and hand huge tax breaks to the corporate class? Maybe she'll appear to Paul in a dream and remind him of his own dependence on Social Security years ago when he was in need, and of how Rand herself eventually grew old (surprise!) and applied for social program benefits just as anyone else would have done.

So I guess that's when a senior Ayn Rand discovered what it's like not being the fittest survivor any longer and perhaps she learned how it feels to have no option but to rely on the kindness of others.


A Very Much Related Video (16 mins): What Does It Mean When the GOP Says They're Undoing FDR's Legacy?.

In spite of his many de-funding threats, this month Mr. Trump nominated a new US ambassador to NATO. So we have that going for us.

*Astro-Note: some prefer April 4, 1949 for NATO's beginning.

Jul 3, 2016

The Sept 1, 2016 Solar Eclipse manifesting early as Hillary meets the FBI

Although it's only July 3, 2016, there have been a myriad of early manifestations of the realism/tackling the truth/seeing an old situation for what it really is themes contained within the September 1, 2016 Solar Eclipse @9Virgo. One is an article (based on a book) about seeing the Invisible Hand of Washington for what it really is. And the hand is rather crabby and grabby, as you may imagine.

As previously mentioned, the upcoming 19 North Solar Eclipse in Virgo, a Zodiacal sign intimately associated with the founding of Masonic Washington DC, will provide background influence for both Election Day 2016 and Inauguration 2017 as their 'Pre-Natal Eclipse Saros Series' (aka, PE).

However, the July RNC and DNC will both fall under the auspices of the current 18 South Solar Eclipse which occurred on March 9th @18Pis55. Its themes include anguished endings/separations/partings but new situations lead to positive outcomes. It will be interesting to see how the political conventions turn out with such a background influence--and how Hillary Clinton fares after her 'interview' with the FBI on Saturday (7.2.16). Astrologically things didn't look overly negative for her imho--quite positive indicators actually, and with interviewing, testifying Mercury out-of-bounds, she's probably in the political, financial, and social realms of untouchable. That's if confronting Mars @23Scorpio conjoining her natal South Node, a Saturnian point of separation and neurosis, only shows her again meeting (SN) with law officials (Mars) of the FBI.

Perhaps the September 19N Solar Eclipse with its 'truth tackling' ability will aid the outcome of her email server (Benghazi) scandal and no charges will be filed against the 2016 candidate who has asserted that she's 'the outsider' in the race because she would be the first-ever woman president--and lady Venus as Evening Star in November requires that an outsider is the victor!


18 South and 19 North Solar Eclipse themes from Brady's Predictive Astrology.

Oct 31, 2011

Illuminati Protocols, then Midas and Pan show up

Video: Anonymous Explains the Illuminati Protocols The following presentation contains what may be a few controversial statements and as one blogger I cannot vouch for all that is asserted. Yet much of the information tallies with my research last year for an article in the November 2010 edition of Julie Demboski's Eclipse E-Zine (now an excellent Newsletter) titled, American Empire: When Jupiter Bowed to the Sun. In my attempt to meld Astrology with American History for a bit of insight into how, why, and when America's ship of state changed course so drastically (as it seems to many of us), the gist is that in November 1905, America's progressed Jupiter symbolically performed a Station Retrograde, seeming to stand still on its Secondary Progressed degree, and the periods of actual time on either side of the date of this change of ideological and financial direction to a more inwardly focused level, marks a significant time frame of important events that I highlight here for further study. Have at it, if you may! You'll find the creation of the Federal Reserve Bank of the US and more. Neocons, Intriguers...and My, How Time Doth Flee Yes, we Americans do tend to forget the recent past very easily (traits of butterfly Gemini--natal sign of US Mars and Uranus--and foggy Neptune, in Mercury-ruled Virgo on July 4, 1776.) Perhaps this post may spur someone to follow up on the Protocols of the Learned Elders of Zion, a long-standing, mysterious, and notorious piece of propaganda and--well, see what you think. Some sources say it's a vicious forgery (pdf of text.) And I've read that The Protocols first turned up in France in the late 1890s so you know what Great Conjunction that identifies as a mover-and-shaker in this matter--the two that together make up what astrologer E. Alan Meece has presented as the Horoscope of Modern Humanity which is timed by the beginning of the current Neptune/Pluto cycle on the dates listed here: Neptune conjunct Pluto: 1. August 2, 1891 @ 8Gem38 2. November 5, 1891 @ 8Gem19 3. April 20, 1892 @ 7Gem42 In the 1890s, the Robber Baron Era (aka, the Gilded Age), three titanic Great Conjunctions occurred upon US natal Uranus 8Gem55, planet of Technology and Progress, so we're looking at a series of formations of a Historical Midpoint Picture between planetary titans. In Mundane Astrology, I usually look at planets in horoscopes as archetypal (and sometimes particular) actors, plus, quirky genius Uranus operates as America's 'totem' planet of Freedom, Independence, and Equality:
1891/92's Neptune/Pluto = US n Uranus: rebellion against artificial pursuits; impersonal attitudes toward antisocial activities; unusual means for changing reality; unusual, mystical, or supernatural experiences; peculiar discoveries; adventurous ego-thrust; making waves to reach the shore; possibly aberrant behavior. (Munkasey; Ebertin; any, all, or none may apply.)
And you know which objects now travel within the 8-10 degree range of Gemini, right? Midas and Pan--the gold-hoarders of the world hanging around with the satanic goat of mendes folk. Symbolically speaking, of course. The following video contains an explanation of the Illuminati Protocols which were first published for public consumption in 1905, the year that America's Progressed Jupiter performed its Station Retrograde and stopped moving in Direct motion. Was there a synchronicity at work between the US government and Illuminati agents? Perhaps so. And the position of US Progressed Jupiter in 2011? Still Rx and in mid-Cancer which conjoins the natal Ascendant degree in the Horoscope of the Pentagon, America's 5-pointed Death Star now serving as the military-enforcement arm for the Illuminati's New World Order agenda. Midas, Pan, Jupiter (Jove or Zeus!), the three outer, transpersonal planets of The Sky, The Sea, The Underworld--Astrology provides us with powerful archetypes for describing powerful arch deceivers as they play their roles on the World Stage! ~:~ *The Pentagon: April 29, 1942 10:30 am ewt Washington DC, historical record; a dual midpoint picture involves the Pentagon's feisty Mars @ 2Can02, the testosterone-driven planet of war and conflict which goes badly awry when he's ill-used and his energy misdirected and mismanaged: 1. Saturn/Pluto = Mars: brutal efforts to start a new order (Tyl); ruthlessness; brutality; activating plans for much destruction or upheaval; continuing restraint on activities that adulterate, contaminate, or poison (nuclear, uranium, anthrax, bird flu, etc--'restraint'? oh dear); a need to use power in order to continue activities. 2. Uranus/Pluto = Mars: fanaticism; coercion; the mania of destruction; the stage of bending or breaking; purposefully loud, disruptive activities that make others uncomfortable (torture? bombing?); headstrong and demanding when forcing ideas or plans. Both pictures contain indications of torture, among other psychotic behaviors which, considering the natural law of karma--reaping what is sown (as mentioned by Anonymous in the video)--portends ill for those who ruthlessly visit brutality and upheaval upon others. And the US government pretends to do it all in the name of We The People!

Aug 15, 2011

Dec 14, 1996: US Sec Saturn Rx Station @ 3Sco25

An Astro-Peek at When US Authority and Authenticity Changed

by Jude Cowell

In the Fall 2010 issue of Julie Demboski's Eclipse e-zine (subscription only, now an email subscription and worth it!), I wrote a column called American Empire: When Jupiter Bowed to the Sun which detailed my views on one of the signposts along the way of America's change of trajectory toward overreach, over-expansion, overspending, quixotic notions leading us astray, and excessive arrogance and greed.

This is not our Founders' country anymore, as many Americans feel!

Astrological Jupiter's connection to idealism, broadened horizons, philosophy, and finances figures into the path-diverted picture as well for a planet moving direct at birth (July 4, 1776 US natal Jupiter 5Can56 conjunct US natal Sun and Venus) may turn retrograde by progression depending on whether it turns Rx in real time (1776), and a progressed chart is based on a natal chart when the 'clock' starts ticking by degree as well as moment--for America's founding, Jupiter began @ 5Can56.

So, you ask, just when did America's planet of Jupiterian realms turn Rx onto a more inward-looking, subtle, distanced course which transformed its participation with other natal planetary energies? Precisely on November 15, 1905, and right away we think of President Teddy Roosevelt, the Progressive Social Movement, the soon to blowup Panic of 1907, and the resulting creation of the privately-owned Federal Reserve Bank. Other events and changes occurred as well, and perhaps you can locate my article in Julie's Eclipse issue for more details.

Besides, today I want to focus on US *Sec Saturn's Rx Station on December 14, 1996 during the President Clinton era--especially with the final conjunction of US Saturn by transit to US natal Saturn @ 14Lib48, our national Saturn Return, occurring soon on August 28, 2011--the date that the new Martin Luther King Jr Memorial is to be dedicated in Washington, DC. Plus, Saturn rules stone and stone markers, of course, in an attempt to create a permanent (Saturn) remembrance of a person or event.

Astrological Saturn, as you know, rules such things as authority, accountability, responsibility, austerity, reality, restriction, constriction, restraint, constraint, reserve, inhibition, Time, delay, endings, discipline, loss, lack...but also form, function, structure, walls and boundaries (even bones, teeth, skin), prisons, membranes, old age, the elderly, etc. You know the senex scoop.

If such a Rx change of direction by progression occurs simultaneously with major transits (as they did with US Sec Jupiter's Rx Station of 1905--lots of powerful Mars/Pluto action in the early 1900s), then a "backdrop for new perspectives" becomes evident although it will be subtle at first. However, something tangible may happen during that year (1996), perhaps directed by those who are aware of the planetary change, and some US leaders are nothing if not aware of such subtle forces which they attempt to engineer to suit their wills--the old win-win way of playing the game for those in charge. Plus, a need-to-know-basis is used for keeping the strings of power within certain hands.

With Saturn Stationing Rx, a progressed trine to the Sun follows in about 11 to 13 years when a fruition of some kind is achieved which stems from the year of the directional change--1996, here, so the years 2007--2009 are implicated (US Sec Full Moon Sun 4Pis10, December 2008, occurred less than one degree past the Sec Sun/Saturn trine.)

This info, of course, provides us with a time frame linking the internalization of America's Saturnian functions (such as authority, authenticity, realism) during the Clinton era 1996 (his second term) into the era of George Bush and on into the Obama Inauguration of January 20, 2009--and beyond to this very moment, for Mr. Obama is still in office.

Yes, the presidential baton was passed from Dubya to Barry in 2009, yet on many levels, the new boss of Saturnian authority acts much the same as the old, doesn't he? And we have basically the same problems grinding on.

So looking back to the Clinton era we may one day be able to see a suspension or weakening of Saturnian functions more than we can now. And it would take months or years for me to study and blog at you concerning the effects of Saturn's directional shift as evidenced by actual events. (My Sec Jupiter Rx Station article took about 5 months off and on to compile and compose.)

Besides, you probably remember some of the authoritarian actions or non-actions of the Clinton administration (the February 28, 1993 Siege of Waco comes to mind as Sec Saturn was slowing down in preparation, already on its Station degree @ 3Sco24 and had just crossed Sec IC by progression into 3rd house where it remains) but here is a brief list of December 14, 1996 events to whet the whistle of those who are concerned with the condition of the US government and the inverted condition of our Saturn, planet of government, law, and business.

Yes, it's 2011 and America's 'broken systems' have been in the news every day now since 2007/08--and tottering, they tell us, on the brink of Saturnian collapse with transit Pluto (transformation; destruction) in Capricorn working his toppling magic.

The rest of 1996 applies as well but why not use the actual date since we have it?

Now you'll note from these news stories the use of Saturnian words such as loyalist, rigid rules, big conservative, hostages, governor, law-politics-labor-business, blockages, obstacles, and other terms which tie in directly to Saturnian themes and issues.

All 5 articles are from the Baltimore Sun and the list begins with the nation that is now our biggest creditor and a man who, it states, once worked for General Electric:

China's new man in Hong Kong Governor-elect Tung Chee-hwa was a big conservative in the US;

Clinton taps Reno, Richardson, Daley Commerce, U.N. posts go to loyalists (contains 'free' trade agreement mention--current lack of US tariff barriers now pose a huge problem along with Ross Perot's predicted "sucking sound" of US jobs being shipped overseas, aka, the NAFTA SHAFTA);

Daley has ties to law, politics, labor, business Son of Chicago mayor ran Clinton's '92 Ill. campaign (Daley 'managed' it: Saturn!);

Businesses challenge Glendening lawsuit planned to block Governor on collective bargaining;

Richardson has knack for freeing hostages abroad Nominee for U.N. envoy also is Clinton loyalist with Hispanic roots.

Well, do you feel that 'something changed in America' during Clinton's presidency as his 'authority' was constantly under challenge and threat from the GOP? Our legal system certainly was affected by the brouhaha. But I'm not so certain that the legal challenges by conservatives to his administration weren't just staged Political Theater meant for public consumption (and for the usual dividing-and-conquering of the people, plus, a financial boondoggle) for it isn't as if the Clinton presidency ended over Ken Starr's investigation, now is it?


Some key themes and potentials for Saturn in Scorpio: skill, obstinacy, occupation with spheres of metaphysical knowledge, endurance, a serious outlook, transformation, delving into difficult problems, spiritual rebirth, melancholy. (Ebertin.) As I type, US Sec Saturn Rx is @ 3Sco14.

Station Rx info inspired by Erin Sullivan.

*I tend to use 'Sec' for Secondary Progressions (aka, SP) to distinguish them in my notes from Minor and Tertiary Progressions. The three represent the 27:13:1 planes of existence: mental-causal, emotional-intuitive, and physical. jc

Feb 2, 2011

Ron Paul on the Lew Rockwell Show 2.2.11 (audio)

Rep. Ron Paul holds the first hearing of the Monetary Policy Subcommittee he'll now be chairing on February 9, 2011 and here he speaks with Lew Rockwell on several topics such as the Fed (and how they're appearing on lots of shows and writing defensive pieces of late, poor things!), changes that must come in US monetary policy, how you have to have cutbacks in empire, not just the welfare state, uprisings in Egypt and Tunisia, and how it takes young people to wage a revolution.

And as we've seen since conditions erupted in Egypt on January 25th (and in Tunisia prior), "The revolution will be televised." (Pardon my ancient reference. Must be my Flower Power Generation sensibilities peeking through...)

As Chalmers Johnson wrote in his book The Sorrows of Empire: Militarism, Secrecy, and the End of the Republic, the final sorrow is economic in progress. :(

Thoughts of an expiring American empire with its over-reaching and over-spending (the American people into the alms house) always reminds me of the Sabian Symbol for '1 Sagittarius': " A Grand Army of the Republic Campfire".

And all this for the forced establishment of a lousy 'new world order'.

Note: For live coverage of the fast-moving events in Egypt, may I suggest It's 10:00 pm est here and around 5:00 am in Cairo (Feb 3, 2011) and it's being reported that at least four people have been killed "under heavy machine gun fire", plus, cruel Molotov cocktails are being passed around while shots are being fired in all directions.

Plus, here's a link to the Middle East section of al Jazeera (in English) and a live Twitter feed.

Jan 15, 2011

Did climate change help collapse the Roman Empire?

Having mixed feelings about the report that climate change may have had a part in the Fall of the Roman Empire, I'm posting this link to see if any of my astute readers have an opinion on the matter.

Given today's environmental concerns and debates, one must hold back from typing "history repeats"...oops! It broke through anyway.

And if like me you're interested in Science's cloning of a woolly mammoth project and its possible repercussions upon society, you may wish to check out my freshly updated Woolly Mammoth Chronicles of Science News, links, videos, and poems of frets and misgivings.

How amusing that the Ice Age may be returning bwo of Climate Change - just in time for a mammoth to stomp the Earth again, no?

Dec 19, 2010

Many Faces and Races run the NWO (video)

Here in three parts: Alex Jones and Bob Chapman discuss A Scientific Eugenics Elite That Believe They're God!


And you know what 'believing you're God' is, right? Lucifer's delusion.

Reminds me of the days when the media would occasionally mention the close friendship between George H. W. Bush and Church of Satan founder Anton LaVey...which then reminds me of Bush Sr proclaiming the soon-establishment of the New World Order, the topic of the videos above, and of this little charmer...

My promise to you: if you watch this video of a wonky-eyed, smug, determined Bush it will supply 100% of your daily minimum requirement of creep factor.

As you know, Uranus-Neptune, the illumination pair, began the modern NWO clock in 1993, at '18Cap' = POLITICAL POWER (Rudhyar)...."The Union Jack Flies from a British Warship"...from Marc Edmund Jones we find its:

positive expression: the self's ever-widening spread of interest in its insatiable desire to leave some permanent imprint of itself;

neg/unconscious/shadow side: smug or strong-armed paternalism.

"Smug or strong-armed paternalism" covers many people and things such as the NWO types, Hitler (whose second book was entitled, The New World Order), the Roman, British, and American Empires, CIA assassinations and overthrows of duly elected foreign presidents, and the current beefing up of a police state in the US.

As Bush Sr announced, "If we're successful - and we will be..."

Now in his excellent book Midpoints: Unleashing the Power of the Planets, Michael Munkasey describes the Uranus-Neptune duo in the realms of Politics and Business as:

Thesis: Changes in social and political structures due to new ideals and dreams of the future; revolution or strikes which are focused on new ways of thinking; groups which form to exploit oil or chemical resources.

Antithesis: Sudden upsurges in the availability of illegal drugs; subversion using a new method of acquiring information; movements which diminish the power or authority of the nation's leadership or police systems.

'Nuff said?

Nov 6, 2010

Winter Solstice 2010 Horoscope

Fresh from the December 21, 2010 Lunar Eclipse, this year's Winter Solstice Moon in 12th house clocks in at 8Can13 as the Sun reaches 00Cap00:00. In Washington DC on Dec 21, 2010, the annual solar event occurs at 6:38:22 pm est with 24Can21 rising which brings up America's natal Mercury Rx opposing natal Pluto 27Cap33 Rx (US planets are notated outside the chart; please click to enlarge.)

It's an Hour of Jupiter 25Pis20 conjunct Uranus 26Pis47, both now moving directly and in the Winter Solstice's 9th house. Chart-ruler Moon applies to three aspects:

1. Moon square Mc 8Ari41 (0A28);
2. Moon opposite Mars (2A27);
3. Moon trine Venus (6A14.)

Moon square MC indicates domestic and career problems which jeopardize public reputations; Moon oppo Mars indicates irrational actions, impatience, overspending, quarrels, and potential criminal activity; Moon trine Venus describes harmony, empathy, and pleasant conditions, especially for women, artists, and musicians.

Therefore, at least some difficult conditions at the start of Winter season 2010 may improve before Spring 2011 - I hope so!

Perhaps the Moon/South Node contact in 12th house should be mentioned for it shows separations, bad timing due to difficult circumstances (ex: being too late for a job interview because car is too expensive to repair and the bus runs late, etc), isolation that leads to depression, and a feeling of 'being alone against the world'. Yet with concentrated effort and strength of character, adversity will be met with courage and determination - plow on through, m'peops!

But yes, Moon/SN points to karmic conditions (past behaviors that no longer bring good results) as does the Moon's position in the karmic 12th house for the Winter season. Hospitals and other large institutions experience fluctuating conditions with Moon in 12th house, and certainly chronic health issues of the people (Moon) are triggered. US natal Mars conjoins 12th cusp 22Gem10 showing a karmic undoing relating to males in general, but specifically to police and military forces; plus, warring Mars rules Midheaven, the Aspiration Point of any chart.

As you see, 8th house of Debt and Shared Resources contains the ongoing, when-will-it-ever-end duo of wounding Chiron and nebulous Neptune still sitting astride US natal Moon (we-the-people) so we may expect the Neptunian onslaught of fraud, floods, toxins, homelessness, debts, and mortgage issues to continue into 2011.

In 4th house, the Foundation of the chart, we see Saturn 16Lib08 in process of our US Saturn Return (14Lib48) when chickens come home to roost and accountability must be faced. Perhaps bank managers (Saturn) will be facing hard questions about their robo-signing habits and other legal abnormalities in the foreclosure process. Plus, in 4th house, Saturn may indicate mining accidents or issues, and real estate delays and losses...Saturnian conditions in the homeland with Saturn ruling 8th house (co-ruled by disruptive Uranus bwo Aquarius.)

Yet Venus 14Sco27 (sign of Big Business and Surveillance) is in 4th house as well and conjoins US Inaugural Descendant showing foreign or hidden evaluations and relationships which (since chart-ruler Moon trines Venus) may bring some relief to our housing woes (Venus rules Ic) - or bring us the 'slippery slope' a trine may so easily provide.

Mercury 25Sag25 Rx in 6th house is the ruler (dispositor) of US natal Mars and may show preparations for troop movements (6th house = police and military service as well as Health and Work.)

Sun 00Cap00:00 is apex in two midpoint combinations of energies:

Mercury/Pluto = Sun: a persuasive speaker; communication skills; keen observations; prudence and vision; a desire for recognition; championing an idea or attitude that prevails; determination to use force to obtain or locate information; enhanced authority or prestige among people who control important information or news.

Mercury/NN = Sun: added focus on the effectiveness and importance of the message presented; well-coordinated personal ventures; a life philosophy; urge to exchange ideas with others.

Now obviously, the Mercury/NN combo has to do with meetings where discussions take place, also with discussions involving young people, reporters, traders, etc - any and all mercurial implications are being encountered. But a note may be of interest concerning the Mercury/Pluto combo and Michael Munkasey (Midpoints: Unleashing the Power of the Planets) is very helpful on the topic - since Mercury/Pluto points toward the Winter Solstice Sun, and America's natal Mercury/Pluto opposition is emphasized by appearing on the ASC/DESC axis of this horoscope.

In Politics and Business, Mercury/Pluto relates to: high security and intelligence activities; political talk which offers abrupt changes to some functions; communications satellites; news of space exploration; orbital weapons or toxic gases; secrets of the business community or transportation systems; breakdowns in road networks; self-destructive impulses in business.

Ebertin gives Mercury/Pluto as: persons guilty of fraudulent representation or misrepresentation in speaking or writing; plagiarists or demagogues; sharp critics, and crafty people. Overestimation of self, propagandists, and spies are also indicated by Mercury/Pluto, and their opposition shows a condition where researchers work on secret projects and dangerous information must be dealt with.

North Node 2Cap44 is apex point in two midpoint pictures...

Sun/Pluto = NN: fateful associations; separations; a lack of adaptability (in Washington?!!); meeting the powerful; very special new attachments; other people inspire development of a stronger will or purpose.

Mercury/Mars = NN: quarrels within a community; the realization of thoughts in tandem with others; expressing or teaching competitive practices; acquaintances who have an irritating style of speech.

So how about the T-Squares formed, all with the Moon as one 'leg'? Moon/Mars appears on Mc, the others opposite Mc:

Moon/Mars = Mc: a forceful and purposeful nature (possibly a woman); upright behavior; spiritual relationships; self-promotion; getting things off the ground.

Moon/Pluto = Mc: one-sided emotional intensity; remaining alone and never acting in accord with others; a highly strained emotional life; successfully handling the moods of others.

Moon/NN = Mc: success through allying with those who share your goals; being recognized by influential people; soul unions or emotionally intense relationships.

Well, Mars 10Cap39 is out-of-bounds so who knows what he's up to as he continues opposing by transit our nation's Cancerian planets (Venus, Jupiter, Sun in the 3 - 14Cancer degree range); next Mars will oppose natal Sun which can be an ego-bruising time for the President (Sun) and thus the nation when complete success isn't possible. There may even be a loss of integrity during this period for the opinions and actions of others do not support his leadership (we don't need a horoscope to tell us this.)

Actually, now that I think about it, this out-of-bounds Mars (acting on his own and as a troublemaker), exalted in Capricorn and able to focus his energies with great efficiency, may just be the primary actor who runs away with the entire Winter Solstice 2010 horoscope as Mars nears opposition to America's natal Mercury (plans and ideas are dismissed out of hand), then conjoins US natal Pluto, a time when something forceful of a karmic nature may come along and simply - or seemingly - have to be done.


Midpoint pictures: The Combination of Stellar Influences, Reinhold Ebertin; Solar Arcs, Noel Tyl; Michael Munkasey, as noted above.


A Personal Note: to the several readers who've expressed a desire to read my American Empire: When Jupiter Bowed to the Sun article now published in the Fall 2010 issue of Julie Demboski's Fall Eclipse e-zine: Julie (with her excellent editor's cap on) and I worked together like two cobblers at a virtual table through the magic of email for corrections and additions; therefore, I do not have a final copy of the article as-published and cannot send it out.

The final copy is in the e-zine!

When it is my legal right to publish the article in 6 months, it will most probably (given my previous and inexplicable averseness to making an income bwo Astrology!) be complimentary. Until then, I shall stand by the publishing arrangement made between Julie Demboski and myself and do thank my readers most heartily for their kind interest which I hope they will follow up on, for the Fall 2010 issue of Eclipse contains several great articles on a variety of topics - as do its other issues, I guarantee! jc

Nov 3, 2010

Obama speaks as 20Cap13 rises 11.3.10

President Obama is scheduled to speak today at 1:00 pm edt from the White House concerning yesterday's midterm 'rebuke' of his presidency, policies, and legislation. In the US, the continued sorry job market (partially encouraged by the GOP-leaning Chamber of Commerce - this isn't rocket science, folks) has soured many of the people who voted Obama in 2008 and his and his wife's rhetorical efforts to turn out the base/s didn't go over as was wished.

That the Dem campaign flopped did go over well in quarters where crashing the Obama presidency was the primary goal, for the GOP looks toward another White House take-over in 2012. A rejuvenation of the neocon-warhawk-Vulcan crowd so that a majority of the American people haplessly choose their leadership in 2012 (again?) describes our unconscious national South Node in Aquarius at work, yet expecting different results for the same behavior is neurotic!) and if another neocon White House appears in 2012/13 it will be one of the greatest coups on a long list.

Yet I can hardly wait to see the financial rabbit the Republicans will helpfully pull out of their top hats now to repair the messes they engineered from 2000 - should make quite a show!

As President Obama speaks today at 1:00 pm edt: 20Cap13 ASC (20Can13 DESC = degrees of crisis) with 13Sco16 at Mc (the Rx Station degree of Venus on Oct 8, 2010, what Julie Demboski has called 'buyer's remorse' over Obama and I agree such a dynamic is at work here in the hinterlands. Inside the beltway, our Inaugural Moon 2009's void-of-course condition tells the tale of things not going as planned as the Moon (we-the-people) have disengaged from the Obama-as-Apollo script - and stayed home from the polling booth yesterday (yet I voted - did you?)

You remember that was a crisis-degreed Inaugural Moon 29Sco45...'30Sco' = "A Halloween Jester." Tricks abound while the water BHO seemingly walked on in 2008 now floods our homeland with foreclosures, fraud, toxins, poisons, and losses of all sorts.

Today the Sun 11Sco10 is highlighting an interesting asteroid, Osiris. Someone - or their influence - is scattered, and perhaps I might say, the nation will now be cut into shreds with redistricting, a tactic the GOP has honed to perfection for decades. But will the GOP-leaning Chamber of Commerce release the reins of corporate hiring in order to make yesterday's GOP victories look good for Republican chances in 2012?

Oppressively, Mr. Obama speaks with Moon 7Lib10 in 8th house of Shared Resources, Debt, and Transformation and Luna soon conjoins the Democratic Party's natal ruler, Saturn @ 11Lib47. This on one level describes the dire financial conditions of the people and the depressing family circumstances which the Obama administration has failed to completely address as of yet. Jobs, jobs, jobs!

Rising at 1:00 pm edt today at the White House is the Uranus/Mc midpoint so we see that: Uran/Mc = ASC (his speech): sudden adjustments to new circumstances.

Another chart factor I wish to mention as the president speaks is a difficult transiting midpoint: Mars/Saturn 8Sco12 which is sitting upon President Obama's natal Neptune: insufficient power to tackle resistance; waning powers and weakening efforts; danger through gas, water, poison, or an epidemic (using Ebertin today.)

President Obama's current political troubles issue from, imho, the 'New President Solar Eclipse' of January 26, 2009 @ 6AQ30 which manifested upon America's natal South Node, a Saturnian, separative point. This 'supports' the effect of the V.O.C Moon of January 20, 2009 as an impatient we-the-people look for quicker returns for our political investments, and our fears are played upon by political operatives and corporate titans with a neocon agenda hiding underneath their new 'jobs creation' ploy.

How the Rs will act from the extreme right while keeping us mum will bring quite a Political Theater series of performances. Will they disregard the majority opinion as before? Why not? John Boehner has already spoken of the "mandate" they imagine they won yesterday as if the GOP is in our good graces and can act as before, or worse.

Sending wet-behind-the-ears reps to serve on Capitol Hill, that bastion with its temples of Freemasonry, may be a mixed blessing and not as game-changing in ways many Americans will wish. With Mr. Obama not reconsidering his policy agenda - and blaming his political woes on his administration's off-the-mark communications - bodes unwell for a presidency that may now be tempted to move toward the right in ways most of us won't like either. Have his policies been too leftie or too rightie?, the talking heads have asked repeatedly. Is his natal Saturn Rx in late Capricorn (conjoining natal Jupiter 00AQ Rx) vying for Saturnian control of his policy leanings?

Yes, Restriction vs Expansion has certainly been a basic part of the to-stimulate-or-not-to-stimulate rescue auto-makers or let them fail....expanding (Jup) deficit (Sat), etc. Sadly for our economy, Mr. Obama's Saturnian restrictions over gone-wild Wall Street firms took second place to Jupiter's too-big-to-fail argument and his financial reform is near-toothless when it comes to fundamental changes.

Status quo Saturn in its own business-oriented sign of Cap has ruled his psyche, I believe, and high flying Jupiter in erudite AQ (conjoining US Inaugural Sun, for crimey's sake! And in Jan 2009, conjunct Inaugural Mercury Rx as well; higher marks go to Saturn within his dissociate conj of Jup/Sat) isn't driving. Repairing and tinkering with the established system from the inside has always been BHO's game otherwise he wouldn't be sitting in the Oval Office at all since the powers-that-be had to be convinced of his allegiance to the Bigger Picture.

(I see Rs and Ds as mere factions of the same organization of rulers who bow to the power elite which opposes the wishes and bank accounts of we-the-people; you may see them as you wish!)

One of my deepest frets concerning the Obama presidency has been re-triggered this week since election results reveal a potential for the global string-pullers who lurk behind the US government (and who have proven that they think nothing of playing each party against the other) to be the ones changing Washington's course from D to R. As a foil for the president to play off of, a Republican House can be helpful, however, if he'll take how-to directions from Bill Clinton.

Yet the midterm party-switch, visited upon the public through propaganda and other tricks for months now, resounds to the power elite's higher plan which makes US campaigns and election results mere drops of mass persuasion in the global bucket of mental and emotional control. They are determined to rule the roost which makes our subjugation an imperative.

After all, the Saturn (status quo; the past; accountability) and Uranus (progress; disruption; rebellion; independence) pair have been the signature of the election of Barack Obama - you remember that the two antithetical planets opposed one another on Election Day 2008.

But now, Saturn and Uranus are quindecile (165 degr) one another - an aspect of obsession-compulsion working on an unconscious level - which tells an interesting political tale that we may wish to consider given yesterday's midterm results.

In her ground-breaking book The Quindecile, Ricki Reeves notes that the Saturn/Uranus quindecile indicates 'a drive to break old and outdated concepts through the use or innovative ideas' (Tea Partisans?) and that these forces 'may disrupt governing systems (and) break rules through defiance of law and order'; the benefit comes through 'making societal changes for the betterment of humankind'.

November Midterms 2010 have been closely affected by the 'New President Eclipse' of Jan 26, 2009, as stated. Celeste Teal titled this Solar Eclipse, "Reform and Resistance" and though I was hoping that all would be improved for our and the world's betterment, it seems the resistance has only just begun.

Now I must hope we may 'serve and transcend' the past behaviors of our South Node (the Dragon's Tail) as represented by US natal SN (which was conjoined by the Jan 26, 2009 Solar Eclipse; eclipses are 'wild cards' which can act positively or negatively, or some combination; the GOP decided to hinder, defame, and obstruct the presidency of Barack Obama when they could've done good stuff on behalf of the American people.

Now it's two years on and obviously, the GOP didn't want Mr. Obama to receive any credit at all; our nation's problems have stood in the middle - our frustrations and losses have been of no moment to the GOP's Fail Obama Plan, yet now they supposedly are - puh!)

But yes, new ideas and innovations are required, it's true. That the corporate oligarchy of the US will allow anything fundamental to change concerning our nation's trajectory as an international police force (that ignores the basic needs of its people) is doubtful, no matter who's in our ill-thought-of Congress.

For more on such political topics, you may wish to subscribe to Julie Demboski's Eclipse e-zine where you will discover my latest article, American Empire: When Jupiter Bowed to the Sun in which I attempt to use an astrological lens to sleuth historically into when and how America took the disasterous course she now treads.

So what degree was rising when President Obama ended today's semi-crow-eating press conference at 1:57 pm edt?

ASC 7AQ01 conjoining US natal SN; at Midheaven (The Goal) was Mr. Obama's natal Mc which spotlights both his political career and our 2009 Inaugural Moon - which interestingly conjoins the Republican Party's natal Moon!

Moon Phases by Jude Cowell


Charts used: Barack Obama Aug 4, 1961 7:24 pm AHST Honolulu, Hawaii; Republican Party July 6, 1854 5:00 pm LMT Jackson, MI; Obama Inaguration Jan 20, 2009 12:00 pm est Washington DC; Obama speaks Nov 3, 2010 1:00 - 1:57 pm est White House; data sources vary; use with discretion.

Aug 29, 2010

Washington DC a 'New Rome'? Altair the Eagle says, Yes

In my last post I wondered aloud if the world is any better off because the British Empire morphed into the American Empire. World populations still groan in pain under imperialistic oppression no matter its national origins or current moniker. And my deepest suspicion is that US-Brit political relations show a joining of empires more than is usually admitted in public although some inner conflicts between factions on each side of the Atlantic and ego games for control are in evidence.

Yet no real rift between us exists when it comes to global conquest.

In fact, puppet master Pluto of secret hand fame rises with Fixed Star Altair each March. The keywords for Altair (alpha Aquila) are: boldness and determination; exploration (Brady.)

So each US Inauguration Day since 1937, the Sun (leader) conjoins Altair at 00AQ+, and on January 20, 2009, Mercury Rx joined in on that degree. Oath-taking Mercury's Rx condition resulted, as you know, in President Obama's taking a second Oath of Office due to Justice Roberts' flubbing (Mercury) when administering #1.

It seems no accident to me that during FDR's administration the date for US presidential inaugurations was changed from early March (usually the 3rd or 4th) to January 20 - after all, to paraphrase FDR's famous quote: Nothing in politics happens by accident; if it happens you can be sure it was meant to happen.

Freemason F. D. Roosevelt would have known about the astrological differences of the date switch which was done purposefully. (Teddy R. was also an initiated Freemason.)

(FDR's admission about politics under girds many of my snarly remarks on this and other blogs concerning Politics as practiced in Washington, DC and the loss of hearing on Capitol Hill when it comes to the voices and preferences of we-the-people. Consider me permanently in a snit of miffdom over Washington politicians' sorriness and the ordinary US citizen's deplorable lack of representation.)

And since I've been intending for years now to post a dual view of FDR's Inaugurations 1933 and 1937, I shall do so below. Hopefully you can read the basic chart details by clicking to enlarge the image. Note the change of ASC degree and Sun degree and the changing Fixed Stars they highlight - 1933 vs 1937...the changes are no accident, as FDR might say (notwithstanding the thin justifications given for the date switch at the time. As you know, Freemasonry is big on Fixed Stars and on using Electional Astrology to time events such as cornerstone layings, speeches, wars, presidential inaugurations, etc.)

FDR Inaugurations 1933 (lower left) and 1937 (upper right.)

Now astrologers, hip to the use of the Roman symbolism of The Eagle as America's totem, often note the connection with the mystical sign of Scorpio and its eagle, scorpion, and phoenix archetypes representing various levels of evolution.

This may be one reason not to automatically jettison the use of the speculative Scorpio Rising chart as a natal horoscope for the US, imho, though I agree that a Sag Ascendant with Jupiter ruling has much merit given our nation's traditional optimism, expansion urges, and constant search for wealth and resources (even though they may belong to someone else.)

Capitol Hill named after Jupiter's Temple in Rome

The US natal horoscope I'm using is set for July 4, 1776 6:30 pm LMT Philadelphia, PA: ASC 29SAg43...'30Sag' = "The Pope Blessing the Faithful" which as you see describes another link between Washington, DC and Rome. And yes, there is a particular astrological reason I'm using the 6:30 pm chart which does just barely keep Jupiter as chart-ruler while having a crisis-ridden 29th degree on the ASC-DESC axis. You may have noticed that if America doesn't have a crisis situation or enemy to deal with, she always manages to find a few and make some others.

Then there's the much-touted "Manifest Destiny" which is one of Jupiter's calling cards, too, with its embedded superiority complex allegedly allowing our nation to do as it pleases, no matter the consequences, and against all odds - Jupiter's lucky chance/risk-taking function in play as we brazenly invade other nations.

My feeling is that the American War Machine's insistence on promoting endless war has been a dire result of that particularly American vision of US presidents and those who install them for world domination purposes, with terms such as New World, New Atlantis, one-world-government, New Order of the Ages, and the supposedly mild 'New Age' and 'Aquarian Age' as euphemisms for the New World Order of totalitarianism.

Plus, you don't get to be #1 in the Oval Office (egg-shaped = Venus, our Inaugural chart-ruler since 1937, hence the ruler of the Office of the President) without adhering to the Utopian vision which in the New Millennium is revealing its intended global reach and its true motivations. Did you really think as president that Barack Obama would or could be any different?

"Every day in every way I am getting better and better." (The Jupiter Mantra of Emile Coue.) That's until you've over-extended yourself and you're not.

Yes, even our national 'pursuit of happiness' falls under jolly Jupiter's sphere of influence - and US n Jupiter conjuncts n Venus closely (happiness and felicity!) and conjuncts n Sun by 7 degrees (ego inflation.) US n Mercury Rx is also in home-oriented Cancer so we tend to think and speak that way as well; our Mercury/Pluto opposition indicates plutonic control and manipulation of our thinking and communication functions...Pluto's propaganda has been used against us since our nation's founding or before.

I say 'before' because our national Mercury/Pluto cycle began with their conjunction on January 18, 1776 @ 26Cap32, our modern-day Inaugural Midheaven degree. The transiting and oppressive Pluto/Chiron midpoint conjoined the Jan 20, 2009 MC, and off and on goes ahead into Aquarius to conjunct US Inaugural Sun, the President!

'27Cap' = "Pilgrims Climbing the Steep Steps Leading to a Mountain Shrine"; keyword: UPREACHING (Rudhyar.)

This relates to the vision of the Pilgrims and to the floating capstone on the back of America's Great Seal and the US dollar bill with its Eye of Providence in place of a monarchical Sun emblem. Pyramid symbol = Mountain and perhaps we can discuss this later. Or have yourself a Google and a Bing and you won't need me. The Chymical Wedding may be a good starting place if you require one.

Now it's fairly unusual that I copy/paste another's text to such a degree as I am about to do with the info I've just found. You'll find a link to the text at the end of the author's text for your convenience.

George Washington envisioned a wooded area alongside the Potomac River as the new federal city. The highest hill in the area, Jenkins Heights, was then owned by Daniel Carroll. In 1663, the owner of this land had been Francis Pope. Pope's name for the high hill was "Rome", and he called the nearby waterway "the Tiber." [1]

Ancient Rome was a mere city which conquered the world. Although it apparently declined and fell, some say it did not fall but changed its form into the Roman Catholic Church and still dominates the world. Echoing this idea, science fiction writer Philip K. Dick theorized an enormous false memory imposed upon all humanity in which the last 2000 years of "history" never happened. According to Dick, author of the VALIS trilogy, we have been brainwashed by the Roman Empire to think we are living in what is really a totally false world. [2]

Read more of The Empire Never Ended.

There is a Vatican-Jesuit-Illuminati-Templar connection to our nation as well but it's beyond the scope of this spontaneously typed post.

Another wrinkle may be found in the Sabian Symbol for our presidential Sun @ '1AQ', as of 1937: "An Old Adobe Mission" = keyword: DURABILITY...

positive manifestation: effective breadth of vision and a respect-compelling depth of character;

neg/unconscious/shadow side: lack of ambition and blind adherence to superficialities. (Marc Edmund Jones.)

Dane Rudhyar gives '1AQ' as THE CONCRETIZATION OF AN IDEAL and says it 'implies the "immortalization" of an individual within a great collective and cultural enterprise.'

The enterprise is a Utopian, secular America and the helming of it and the 'immortalization of an individual' relates to the presidential cult of personality we've been conditioned to be so fond of as the land of Sun (leader) worship, with revolutionary Uranus, the planet of individuality and independence, closely identified with our original patriot cause.

This word picture relates on a deeper level to Hermeticist and Dominican monk Tommaso Campanella (1568 - 1639) and his novel City of the Sun which tells of a Utopian society of 'Solarians' where all goods are held in common - including women who are not allowed to hold leadership positions. This is a form of theocracy that sets up an "ideal Solar civilization" and I have to say that America is the model vehicle for this so-called Utopia so far. Prior to 1776, Campanella's novel and its Solar ideas were well known to those who seeded the founding of the New World. Old world kings ruled under the symbol of the life-giving Sun.

Here I refer you to the excellent book The Secret History of the West by Nicholas Hagger from which I quote; paperback, page 224 details Freemasonry and (Sir) Francis Bacon's influence upon our founding:

"At Bacon's instigation towards the end of the 16th century distinguished people who were not builders were admitted into the fraternity (often to help with funding) and were called "Accepted" Masons. They received the secret universal knowledge of the oneness and brotherhood of mankind and the Secret Doctrine of the Ages that America would become a Utopian New Atlantis and create a better world in which humanity would be deified. In this paradise, men would follow a religion of reason and become gods and work for a universal world republic that would replicate the Utopian conditions in Atlantis throughout the world. Meanwhile the secret knowledge would be passed on from generation to generation in the Freemason's Temple."

Note that human beings are to stand in God's place in this society. Or so they think. Yet in the 1790s, its chaotic principles of 'reason' didn't work so well in France, did they? I think our Thomas Jefferson just fanned himself in his grave.

Bacon, Hagger notes, is considered the founder of English Freemasonry and of the Rosicrucian Order; a Rosicrucian code decipher was found in the effects of Thomas Jefferson after his demise. Hagger also states that Bacon believed that English colonization of the New World would result in the New Atlantis as a Utopian society.

And Washington DC remains the legendary 'Shining City on a Hill' for Ronald Reagan and Bush Sr said so as have others. Senator Ted Kennedy made this statement during the confirmation hearings for John Roberts:

"From the start, America was summoned to be a shining city on a hill. But each generation must keep building that city."

"Summoned"? How very esoteric of him! And one assumes that Justice Roberts is part of the vision's implementation and wouldn't sit where he sits if he weren't.

Actually, 'Shining City on a Hill' is one of John Winthrop's ideas, a Pilgrims' vision (if you click, be aware that some propaganda may apply on the site.)

Well, after all my grousing today I shall merely suggest that the current condition of the United States of America either confirms or denies the intelligence and the prudence of such a far-seeing endeavor especially now that Jupiter the General is leading the way, ignoring national borders and sovereignties, and bankrupting our nation while we-the-people's needs are considered 'too costly' by our Jupiterian Capitol Hill crew. (The Bush-Cheney-Obama TARP money was surreptitiously sent to foreign banks, remember.)

So congratulations! For if you've slogged through and read this far you now know much of what I think about these topics. But what do you think?

Mar 9, 2010

American Empire we hardly knew ya

History can be a tiresomely accurate predictor of the future. Therefore, given the tendency of empires to collapse under their own unwieldy weights, it's quite possible that the Collapse of the American Empire may occur even sooner than we expect.

Has the big fat rump of imperialism spread about as far as it can go?

Oct 14, 2008

Time to Liquidate the Empire?

Liquidating the Empire

By Patrick J. Buchanan

With U.S. markets crashing and wealth vanishing, what are we doing with 750 bases and troops in over 100 countries?


US Secondary Progressed Full Moon...December 2008 4Vir/Pis10...end of an expansion cycle, lessening light.

Chalmers Johnson's book, The Sorrows of Empire gives a lot of information on America's military bases - and it's stunning how the octopus has encircled the globe.

Yet it is, after all, only a natural law, a cycle...what goes up comes down again and it doesn't have to be a bad thing. But the jokers in Washington - including 99% of the ones who about to sweep in for their turn at the trough - aren't up to the task of humility and that is what will make the process of lowering our expectations and simplifying our wants even more painful than it has to be.


You're lost on a shadowy trail through thick, brambly woods on a dark, moonless night. On every side wild animal calls raise goosebumps on the back of your neck and you've been warned that a bottomless pit of quicksand awaits the hapless.

As you creep down the path not knowing which way will lead you to oblivion, gentle wings flutter as a white dove alights near you with a message tied around its neck.

Striking your one remaining match, you take the hopeful message from the timely messenger and read the words: you're going in the wrong direction...turn back NOW.

What would George Bush do?

Oct 13, 2008

American Empire's Secret History: video link

In case you missed it...

The Secret History of the American Empire: The Truth About Global Corruption - Video

by John Perkins, author of Confessions of An Economic Hit Man

Perkins zeroes in on hotspots around the world such as Venezuela, Tibet, Iraq, Israel, Vietnam and others and exposes the network of events in each of these countries that have contributed to the creation of the American Empire and international corruption in "The Secret History of the American Empire: Economic Hit Men, Jackals, and the Truth about Global Corruption."

Apr 3, 2008

Howard Zinn on the American empire

Empire or Humanity?

What the classroom didn't teach me about the American empire

By Howard Zinn

With an occupying army waging war in Iraq and Afghanistan, with military bases and corporate bullying in every part of the world, there is hardly a question any more of the existence of an American Empire. Indeed, the once fervent denials have turned into a boastful, unashamed embrace of the idea.

Information Clearing House has the rest of the article here.