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May 2, 2018

The Syzygy Moon of the 2018 Midterm Elections

Prior to the November 6, 2018 Midterm Elections comes a Full Moon, the last lunation or 'Syzygy Moon', @1Tau13 which perfects on October 24, 2018 at 12:45:05 pm edt in Washington DC. This Full Moon Horoscope is titled, "Stormy Proceedings" (ASC = Mercury-Mars) and "(A) Military Band(s) on the March" (Jupiter the General--and expansive Politician--@27Scorpio):

Of course the intensity, delving, monetary, and other qualities within the Taurus-Scorpio polarity are well known so let's not belabor such basics. We must look to the restrictive yet stabilizing Saturn rising for The Lesson-Bringer drags with him his usual karmic implications, and a serious tone of austerity, authority, and accountability is cast over proceedings as the Midterm Elections approach with Saturn the planet of lawmakers whose seats are up for grabs in November. Yet Saturn is also the status quo planet of The Establishment so it seems somewhat doubtful that all Republicans in office will be tossed out on their wide tushies even with the expected 'Blue Wave' of Democrats welling up across the land and spoiling for a cleansing flood.

A mix of election results sounds more reasonable--yet this Syzygy Moon chart's MC-IC axis is at a critical-crisis 29th-degrees just as the Full Moon perfects. Matters are serious and strained and pressures must be released, perhaps partially in the T-Square between the Sun-Moon opposition squaring the 7th house North Node in dramatic Leo and suggesting new contacts and associations. Yet necessarily the separative South Node, the Tail of the Dragon rises in 1st house, not the happiest indicator in any chart, along with wealthy manipulator and saboteur Pluto at that problematic degree of '18Capricorn' of POLITICAL POWER and 'smug or strong-armed paternalism' (Jones). Authoritarianism with its draconian measures are on the rise unless We The People stop it in its tracks soon.


A values-laden 2nd house barely holds activist Mars desirous of reforms when in Aquarius while voting Mercury @21Sco29 has just entered the public 10th house at '22Scorpio' = "Hunters Starting Out For Ducks"...ENTERPRISE (Jones). This degree places transit Mercury nearing Mr. Trump's natal IC (24Sco18) from the 3rd house side with tr Jupiter in Scorpio, as noted above, on the 4th house side. Mercury-Jupiter opposite n MC may provide Jupiterian Trump a sense of optimism yet there are negative potentials involved with the planetary pair as well: failures through dishonesty; negligence or clumsiness; and fraud (Ebertin). Sadly, any or all of these possibilities may apply and I must also add grandiose thinking to this picture.

Will an 'October Surprise' occur intended to sway the Midterms?

Well, it's been years since one or more political 'surprises' (aka, dirty tricks) have not caused disruption of our elections or at least the fear of it--see disruptive chaos-creator Uranus at IC, the Basis of the Matter--which also suggests a sudden change of residence for someone! So let us agree that surprising events if not trickery will happen as 2018 rolls on toward November along with campaign promises--especially since at the 2018 Midterms, Jupiter will reach 29Scorpio which, rounded up, is "The Halloween Jester". And of course we can depend on tactics such as gerrymandering, voter suppression, foreign and domestic interference via hacking, and social networking illusions to haunt and muss with ballot boxes across the nation. And it isn't as if Trickster Trump the Gemini has supported any efforts to improve the 'integrity' of our voting system--things worked for him in 2016 so sly dog that he is, his 'Sneaky Mind' (Mercury-Neptune square--Oken) wouldn't willingly change a thing.

Of interest as well is the separative South Node of the Moon @1AQ21 nearing POTUS Sun (Trump 2017 = 00AQ49) so endings of relationships and separations from the White House continue as will further unpopularity with the public (Nodes) for Mr. Trump which supports the theme of a culminating Full Moon and its Venus-Uranus/Sun-Uranus oppositions, plus, the Moon-Uranus separation issues and excitement that nestle at the IC.

Eroding Neptune on Election Day 2018

A quick glance at two horoscopes set for November 6, 2018 Washington DC show deceptive loss-leader Neptune of media, propaganda, falsehood, and the masses fame at IC (the Basis of the Matter; The Drain) at 8:00 am est and again at MC (The Goal) at 8:00 pm est. In the chart above we see Neptune @13Pi57 Rx in Money House (2nd) with the Sabian Symbol for '14Pisces' = "A Lady in FOX Fur" (my bold, for obvious political and broadcasting reasons).

Underneath all this, the Republican Party's first-ever Neptune Return continues apace this year with the 4th of 5 'hits' perfecting on October 20, 2018, and the final conjunction perfecting on December 29, 2018. Strong in its own secretive scandal-plagued sign of Pisces, masking Neptune covers for Donald Trump as Republicans do while he play-acts the presidency of the United States and distracts the public from real issues which include the hollowing out of the US government by anti-government politicians and their wealthy backers. We may even find some evidence of his thespianism penned on the Syzygy Moon chart, lower left, in a midpoint picture:

Neptune-MC = Ascendant: acting and pretending which also carries potentials for an inability to get over losses and/or insecurity (Ebertin). Sorry Trump fans but I see no "stable genius" acting under the spotlight of this particular Full Moon--and that doesn't take into consideration The Tower Solar Eclipse of August 11, 2018 @19Leo which is the Prenatal Eclipse of the November 2018 Midterms as previously discussed, and falls into the corporate and Scorpionic 8th house of this Full Moon chart.

And one major caution exists within the Earth-Water Taurus-Scorpio energies here--that blindness to the motives of others is possible and this could affect the decisions of voters in November, especially those who tend to take the theatrical, superficial utterances of a man like Trump at face value as if he's serious and actually concerned about their issues. Will he be in office by November? Probably but who can say at this point? As you see listed on the chart, upper right, one of the Images for Integration as detailed in the Harveys' Sun Sign-Moon Sign book:

"Pluto takes Persephone into the Underworld" which may refer to the mobster/gangster atmosphere and dealings of Donald Trump and his thuggish minions such as Michael Cohen. Of course, the Persephone myth also relates to sexual relationships and abuse so there's that--and asteroids Persephone @17Scorpio (transition) and Atlantis (where we feel doomed; abuse of power) conjoin in the visible 10th house, while wounded healer Chiron, still in mystical if shady Pisces, is about to leave the 3rd house of Communications along with difficult Scheat @29Pisces, a star of misfortune. Is someone tweet-plaining their troubles? Still? Tiresome!

Quirky Quixotic Uranus--Trump's Erratic 'Guiding Planet'

Now I shall leave you to read the chart yourself or to check out my scribbled notes on the chart if you can or wish but I must note the relationship and culmination aspect of any Full Moon, shining its rays here upon the security-minded MC-IC axis of Career and Home, plus, the implications of a Venus-Uranus opposition of eccentricity, obstinacy, moodiness, separation in relationship, peculiarities, and/or someone's frayed nerves on display will add its excited energies to the sudden changes that are in store for America and Congress as we careen toward another Midterm Election Day.

Related: from January 20, 2018 here's a brief FOX News interview concerning the 2018 Midterms with Michael Dukakis who was born in 1933 under the auspices of the Sun Scorpio-Moon Taurus blend of energies which will cosmically replay in the heavens via the 2018 Midterms' Syzygy Moon.

Jan 2, 2018

Jan 2 2018 Uranus Direct and a Double Promise Revealed

Tuesday January 2, 2018: This morning at 9:10:54 am est, Uranus turned Direct @24Ari34:13 on its projected path toward Taurus which it reaches on May 15, 2018 for a temporary stay. In Mars-ruled Aries, Uranus tends to behave like the Utopian reformer or blind zealot intent on anarchy (Ebertin) while in Venus-ruled Taurus there's more of a speculation, risking all in one go, and premature action leads to failure vibe, plus, resourcefulness in earning money may become necessary.

Transit Uranus has been retrograde since the first week of August 2017 (28Ari31) so the change of direction of the Sky God's quirky, unpredictable, sometimes shocking energy marks a major shift in many areas of life, no less in Washington DC's halls of power. You've heard that bipartisanship has been called for by the GOP and by Mr. Trump, and Democrats seem to be on board the bipartisan train as 2018 begins with Uranian derailment an obvious potential.

'Wild Card' Eclipses Can Bring Uranian Disruption

Looking ahead, some personal and societal unexpected developments may occur under Donald Trump's 2 Old North Prenatal Eclipse which manifested prior to his birth @9Gemini--conjunct US natal Uranus (8Gem55). 2 Old North repeats on July 13, 2018 @21Cancer (Castor-Pollux territory) in Trump's natal 11th house of Groups and Associations with its separation and unfortunate news concerning relationships themes although fast action can bring positive results (Brady). Because he's in the White House, 2 Old North themes relate to the American people as well as to Mr. Trump, his administration, and his family. (More 2018 eclipse info is linked, below).

And with 2 Old North's initial eclipse occurring June 24, 792 (OS) @5Can49, we may wonder if finances, banks, or Wall Street's bubbly stock market are uppermost for bad news and fluctuations since this points toward a conjunction with US natal Jupiter @5Can56. Of course, Congress, our official purse-strings holder-- reconvening tomorrow, January 3--figures into the eclipse picture with another partial government shutdown set for January 19, and other budgetary and funding issues up for resolution in 2018. And all this business and monkey business set to affect Midterms 2018 in November! However, it's the themes of The Tower Solar Eclipse in August 2018 that are most influential as the Prenatal Eclipse of the 2018 Midterm Elections manifests. Yes, 'collapse' themes are on the 2018 cosmic menu.

As for today's Uranus Direct Station, the difficult Cardinal Uranus-Pluto square of revolution is back (protests and revolt in Iran are again in the news as in 2010) and the Uranus Direct Station emphasizes the degree it seems to pause upon, so let's take a brief look at the Sabian Symbols involved--"24 Aries" as the karmic confrontation degree, and "25 Aries" for the exact station degree:

"24 Aries" = "An Open Window and a Net Curtain Blowing into a Cornucopia" which sounds to me like (more) theft via Internet hacking by Uranian techies, plus, leaks of info or intell meant to damage political opponents--or to steal money. Its keyword is MUNIFICENCE. Positive expression: irrepressible genius for capturing the richer rewards of life and providing a wider distribution for the higher realities. Negative (unconscious/shadow side) expression: a smug or petty self-importance in dispensing favors to others. Sound like anyone you know in politics?

"25 Aries" = "A Double Promise Reveals Its Inner and Outer Meanings"...Keyword: SENSIBILITY. Positive: a facility of adjustment by which everything in a given situation may be brought into the fullest cooperation with everything else (bipartisanship?). Negative: a lean to chicanery in all human relationships. Quite curious since 'chicanery' usually describes politics in general so I suppose all sorts of chicanery may now go forward with direct Uranus as it inches toward money sign Taurus. Yet to "25 Aries" Rudhyar adds, "The implied message is one of faith."

Now in my preferred realm of common-good politics, restoring faith in our government is possible if we can jettison the politicians who are in breach of the public contract--and elect those dedicated to the best interests of We The People! Of course, persuading honest people to run for office is the next challenge.

For more details see The Sabian Symbols in Astrology by Marc Edmund Jones, or An Astrological Mandala, Dane Rudhyar.

Another note is that today's Uranus Direct Station occurs in Mr. Trump's natal 9th house of Philosophy and Foreign Lands and considering electric Uranus's association with air travel, we may soon see him jet off and leave his domestic troubles behind temporarily. Perhaps we'll even hear--gasp!--a change of ideology or belief tweeted from the ever-changing Uranian Mr. Trump with his natal Sun and North Node in 10th house along with his guiding planet Uranus in the lead, all three in changeable Gemini.

Now here's some good news! Fortunately for those of us who feel a need for guidance under the newly direct rays of the rebel planet, Julie Demboski addresses effects within the social order and how we can best handle the pressure and the 'blindspots' affecting relationships and/or finances in today's AstroEssence message 2 January 2018 Uranus Direct, Everybody Else in Trouble!.

A Related Post: Eclipses and a Few Other Cosmic Events of 2018.

Above image: my drawing Uranian Road (2010).

Dec 20, 2017

Saturn to Capricorn w GOP tax cut bill Winter follows

Update December 22, 2017: House and Senate voted to extend government funding until January 19, 2018 thus averting another lousy shutdown and, leaving work undone, have high-tailed it home for the holidays. Or, as WSB Radio's Jamie Dupree puts it, Congress Punts Most Decisions into 2018.

Update December 21, 2017: To avoid the bill's automatic Medicare and other cuts taking effect in 2018, an election year, Mr. Trump may not sign the tax cut (corporate give-away) bill until January 2018. If the trick is pulled, remember that little sleight-of-hand in November 2018 (midterms) with the GOP's massive cuts to social programs waiting around the corner in 2019. But such is the way of Politics, that "organized system of hatreds."

Original post begins here:

Wednesday December 20, 2017: As you've undoubtedly heard, in the wee hours of this morning GOP lawmakers passed their tax cuts and jobs bill not long after transit Saturn entered his own sign of Capricorn on Tuesday--almost as if congressional astrologers had planned it that way for the sake of symbolism. And though I've fussed over this giveaway to the wealthy who don't need tax breaks, I fervently hope that the alleged boost to the US economy will be a result of the legislation, secretive as it is with its "pass it to find out what's in it" flavor.

Mr. Trump hopes to sign the thing into law this afternoon which will make him and all of Washington's wealthy politicians and their meddling donors so happy for their long-awaited massive windfall!

In addition, Sun and Saturn conjoin tomorrow (12.21.17) at 4:08 pm est (00Capricorn) a few hours after Winter Solstice 2017 perfects (11:28 am est) as we see in the Solstice Horoscope and whatever benefits their hard work and loyalty bring lawmakers, corporatists, and other wealth-grabbers, benefits are not guaranteed for the rest of the country, or for the government since America's natal Sun-Saturn square will lessen the glow and may not be completely satisfied with the results of this bill.

Naturally, as 2018 goes on into 2019, Republicans will tout how necessary more cuts to social safety net programs will become due to America's emptying coffers--the coffers their tax cut bill will help empty. Note the GOP's half-hearted promise that they will eventually 'make permanent' the tax cuts for the non-wealthy at some point in the distant future, although emptying coffers suggest otherwise as income inequality grows.

Yet through all the greed, our national Sun-Saturn square (Cancer-Libra) demands taking responsibility for national problems and issues which include the care of seniors and the weaker members of society--and that responsibility is precisely what Republicans have dreamed of neglecting since the days of FDR. And if all this reminds you of an Ayn Rand scenario where The Corporatists take all their marbles and leave the society that made them rich--leave it to its own tattered devices--then you and I are on the same page. Now come to think of it, Ayn Rand must be dancing in her moldy grave which is something yours truly would not pay a nickle to see.

So for all Americans under threat of loss due to the GOP agenda (loss, one of karmic Saturn's more difficult lessons), the specter of a cold hard Winter knocks at the door and beckons us to take up our pitchforks against the thieves and villains of government. And yes, this is truly an 'eclipsing of America and We The People, thanks to the info-distorting Great American Eclipse @29Leo now influencing events and conditions via the 29Leo natal Ascendant of Donald Trump.

Yet 2018 cometh and we'll soon know more about the new conditions caused by this week's GOP tax cut bill for the next Solar Eclipse manifests @27AQ on February 15, 2018 as the 'We The People' Eclipse because it 'eclipses' our US natal Moon.

#GOPtaxscam #CorkerKickback

And here's a revised astrological analysis of the politics and ethics of Tulsi Gabbard by millennial astrologer Kevin Estes.

Jun 13, 2017

June 13, 2017 AG Jeff Sessions testifies under a Mercury-Neptune square

Scheduled today at 2:30 pm edt on Capitol Hill is an open session with Attorney General Jeff Sessions who will answer the senators' questions (or not) under the day's confusing influence of a Mercury (testifier; communicator; speaker) square Neptune, planet of delusion, deception, fraud, the media, the masses--you know the list. The assimilation of information is faulty as we see with Donald Trump who was born with the same aspect between Mercury and Neptune resulting in loose lips, indiscretion, misconceptions, lies, and a 'sneaky mind' (Oken).

Under this problematic square, who's right and who's wrong is a confusing matter and cold logic is missing although inspiration and intuition may be enhanced and illusions may be promoted. It's a tricky period during which Mr. Sessions has placed himself on the hot seat in a public forum to basically defend himself--and Mr. Trump.

Will undisputed facts reach right conclusions? As an astrologer, I doubt it. As an American, I sincerely long for facts to point in the correct direction yet I fret that today's testimony by AG Jeff Sessions will make little or no difference in the end.

Image: Donald Trump natal horoscope June 14, 1946; tomorrow is Trump's 71st birthday but his Solar Return for 2017 is actually today.

Related: June 8, 2017: Comey Testifies under Trump's Sun Gem-Moon Sag Blend.

btw: I neglected to mention earlier that at 2:30 pm edt today on Capitol Hill, Jeff Sessions' natal vague Neptune in Libra was rising followed closely by transit Jupiter! And an out-of-bounds Mars @6Cancer (conjunct US natal Jupiter) opposes (challenges) AG Sessions' natal Mars in Capricorn. (Dec 24, 1946 'noon' Selma, Alabama).

May 28, 2015

Who was Paid What to Fast Track TPA? video - Thom Hartmann

TPA #TPP #FastTrack #FreeTradeDeals #USCongress #ThomHartmann

Well, America's natal Jupiter (the banker; the corporatist; the politician) of 1776 is at '6 Cancer' = "Game Birds Feathering Their Nests" and feather these pocket-liners do.

Source: America's traditional horoscope of the Declaration of Independence July 4, 1776, the date celebrated as Independence Day as recommended by the Founding Fathers, and of course you know that John Adams and Thomas Jefferson expired on the same day: July 4, 1826 with Sun conjunct goddess star, Sirius, which was probably their aim for their promoting that particular day as our nation's day of birth. So because of precession, every time we honor July 4th we are simultaneously honoring (aka, worshiping) Sirius-Isis.

May 30, 2014

An Astro-Peek at the Solar Eclipse of Oct 23, 2014 (updated 9.27.14)

Solar Eclipse October 23, 2014 @1Scorpio in the 17 New North Saros Series

by Jude Cowell

Update Sept 27, 2014: unfortunately the Mars-Pluto influences via Scorpio of this eclipse have included the forceful pair's weapons-of-war implication along with its forcing one's will on others tendencies as we now see by US airstrikes in Syria and more military action in Iraq. Congress has negated its constitutional duties once again by absconding from Capitol Hill without tending to the business of war and will slink back into the District around November 12th--after the midterms of course. Speaker Boehner has remarked that he will not call for any votes on the war until 2015--the next Congress. You may notice that I purposefully neglected to mention such warrior topics in the post below for I was praying it would not be necessary.

I now turn you over to my original post though I expect alliance (coalition) and financial issues to arise as 2014 careens on--not everyone will experience the predicted 'fun' and parties from this karmic Scorpio eclipse especially since its karmic vibes are due to the evolutionary progress that can be made under a Scorpio eclipse but waging more war does not fall under the category of 'progress':

With its forceful Mars-Pluto vibes, the October 23, 2014 Solar Eclipse in the 17 New North Saros Series contains a passionate, exciting, impulsive, and possibly 'fun' flavor with issues that emerge concerning financial matters and/or relationships. This is a "it's party time!" eclipse! Since the beginning of the 20th century, 17NN has manifested in the years 1906, 1924, 1942, 1960, 1978, 1996, (2014), and next: 2032.

Hmmm...sounds like a few amazing Halloween parties will be thrown this year!

17NN is the Pre-Natal Eclipse Series of a few people I can think of such as: VP Joe Biden, former President Jimmy Carter, current FBI Director James Comey, former Senator and Monsanto lobbyist Blanche Lincoln, astrologer-author Dr. Marc Edmund Jones, and artist Edgar Degas. 17NN is a fairly new Series with its initial eclipse manifesting on July 28, 1870 @5Leo05 (conjunct US natal North Node.)

Here is a non-chronological list of events that occurred under the rays of 17NN:

The First Atom Split, JFK's Inauguration, Bill Clinton's 2nd Inauguration, the Jonestown Massacre of 1978, Nikolo Tesla's death, and the wedding of President Obama's parents.

This post may be my sign-off for the weekend. Have a happy! jc

And if you're curious, here are a few notes on the Solar Eclipse that will influence both Election 2016 and Inauguration 2017.

Eclipse info: Brady's Predictive Astrology.

Nov 20, 2011

Keiser Report: Bankers' Big Lie and MF Global (video)

Here's Max Keiser and guests discussing financial topics such as John Corzine's MF Global scandal of major proportions and the Big Lie that 'bankers are not responsible for Financial Crash 2008'...puh! How gullible do they think we are?

Well, the Federal Reserve central banking (extortion-laundering-manipulating) system of the US (tied at the navel with Britain's: turns out Alexander Hamilton bested Thomas Jefferson after all with George Washington's collusion, imho; check out the staged *Surrender of Cornwallis at a moment in time chosen by leading Freemason Washington, the General. The hour was elected, as it's termed in Astrology, which resembles the Sacred Geometry of the Freemasons, Rosicrucians, Illuminati, and other secret societies that have often joined forces, parted, and reconnected through the centuries while vying for ever-extending control.

For as founding father James Madison tells us:

"History records that the money changers have used every form of abuse, intrigue, deceit, and violent means possible to maintain their control over governments by controlling the money and its issuance."

And their "violent means" includes police actions against peaceful Occupiers.

So if I had to name one entity behind the machinations designed to collapse civilization while pretending that an Ideal Society--a "Utopia", a 'back to The Garden of Eden' vision is achievable simply by way of man's reasoning ability (which is God-provided, btw), I would say from my various reading that the House of Rothschild takes almost every cake in this regard.

Is global domination only a Jewish conspiracy? Other of my reading asserts that originally, the Rothschild ('Red Shield', but actually the Bauers) family were not Jews or of the Hebraic race but were of a different breed altogether, as Daryl Bradford Smith details.

Yes, it seems to benefit the global Rothschild Banking Syndicate (central banking cartel) to keep the 'Jewish conspiracy to control the world through money' myth going, not because there is no such conspiracy at all but because it diverts public attention from the top culprits while casting aspersions upon the Hebrew race which thus continues certain related myths and ruses of History. (No, I'm not denying the Holocaust--attendant myths, I should say and archetypes/stereotypes of old such as the Money Lender oppressing others and enriching himself by way of usury interest rates--like money changers polluting The Temple. It's corruption and rot fit to topple the world financial system 2 centuries later.)

Now this is the point in the narrative which diverged for the reigning Rothschild of that moment (Amschel Mayer) when he realized that much much more money is made by extending loans to Governments and Monarchs than to puny little individuals. Click the above link for a better explanation than you're getting from me here--my Internet connection is still squirrelly so I'm trying to type like the wind which has a typo-inducing effect.)

Now it's 2011, and we see where money lenders--their agents and all who worship gold--have lead global societies: to civilization's potential collapse. Even the sad scandal at the University of Pennsylvania may be seen as part of the Great Ruse for it adds to the **undermining of America's educational system. I hope those who will act upon its prosecution and resulting fall-out will tread gingerly for the sake of the State of Pennsylvania and for the United States of America for this puts a serious limp in our step similar to how codified Religion has been wounded by pedophile priest scandals--or I should say, by church men's perverted crimes against children and the scandals caused therefrom.


*Surrender of Cornwallis horoscope is shown with brief details; Barack Obama's Inauguration 2009 planetary positions are entered around the chart for your consideration.

**Think how undermining to the US government many presidential scandals have been: Bill Clinton caught on tape deposing himself into impeachment, George Bush circumventing while intimidating the US Congress to go along with his illegal war determination thereby undermining Congress as well. And don't get me started on December 2000 and the corrupt, farcical SCOTUS decision for Bush.

Right there, we have rot injected into all three branches of our government: the Executive, Legislative, and Judicial.

Super Congress to the Rescue? Or Are Their Capes at the Cleaners'?

Now with current impasses, stalemates, and snits of miffdom playing out at the Capitol Hill Theater for public consumption, we're meant to say, The US government doesn't function at all anymore, let's toss it out. The rest of the sentence would then be--unbeknownst to many--let's beg the neofascists to impose a military dictatorship on the American people.

Yeah, that'll solve all our problems fer shure. Puh! It's all a big ruse to facilitate a complete take-over of this country from the ripples of the false-flag ops of 9/11/01. 9/11's void-of-course (unstoppable events set in motion) Moon (we-the-people) @ '28Gem' = "A Man Declared Bankrupt" but we may have to replace "man" with "nation" if these radical Utopian anarchists have their illuminized way for much longer.

No one can fight demons unless said demons and monsters are honestly identified first for well-aimed punches are necessary. But name change or no, what are the chances? How long can our time-and-money-wasting shadow boxing continue? And who's pulling the marionette strings of the Supercommittee whose Rs and Ds can't even step into the same room together?

Some say the 'Deficit' 'Super' Committee will admit defeat by Monday though John Kyl seemed to push any chance of resolution over a cliff on today's Meet the Press (video of Kyl-Kerry segment with David Gregory) with John Kerry providing some small measure of Democratic balast.

Up-in-polls candidate Newt Gingrich's cold hearted remarks about Occupiers (many of whom are--or are the offspring of--people Newt hopes will vote for him in 2012--oops!) are included along with Kyl's expressed support of the Newtian take-a-bath attitude. Note that Rs seldom if ever discuss publicly the real issues the Occupiers raise.

Now here's some info on the GOP's Toomey plan which sounds more like a 'Doom-y plan' to me, a discouragement which may be part of their intended goal.


Do you appreciate the 99% Movement, aka, the Occupiers? I do, because for one thing, victory for Machiavellian politics is always temporary and they don't stand a chance against honest discussion of America's financial lacks and social ills which are long overdue for redressing and rebalancing.

Here's a video featuring economist Michael Hudson which I first posted here in December 2010 under the title, Shrinking the US economy IS the point:


As always, I'm just one non-corporate blogger here and cannot vouch for all video or article content provided for your consideration on this or my other blogs. Read and watch with your personal discrimination meter set on High to Middling as you wish! jc

Apr 5, 2009

US invasions 1898 - 1934 and the Free World

"Between 1898 and 1934, the Marines invaded Cuba 4 times, Nicaragua 5 times,Honduras 7 times, the Dominican Republic 4 times, Haiti twice, Guatemalaonce, Panama twice, Mexico 3 times and Columbia 4 times," Washington has intervened militarily in foreign countries more than 200 times."

"If the people are not convinced (that the Free World is in mortal danger) it would be impossible for Congress to vote the vast sums now being spent to avert danger. With the support of public opinion, as marshalled by the press, we are off to a good start. It is our Job - yours and mine -- to
keep our people convinced that the only way to keep disaster away from our shores is to build up America's might."

- Charles Wilson, Chairman of the Board of General Electric and Truman appointee to head the Office of Defence Mobilization, in a speech to the Newspaper Publishers Association, 1950 #


And if you'd like to view the horoscope with a few details of America's first ever overthrow of Hawaii - if you'd like to snag a peek, please click.

Or you may wish to try our nascent overthrow's birth chart here which has an image of the chart with some details - including info on the current Neptune-Pluto septile (51 degr 26 mins), as aspect said to be karmic in nature.

1890 Hawaii's innocence! How blatantly imperialist could the US government have been? Admittedly, we were young in the occupation business, but we're older than that now. You'd think we should know better, but apparently we don't.

And fearless "leaders" don't care - they're busy stirring things up!

Ah yes, the 1890s: the Gilded Age, the Generation of Materialism = the Robber Barons' collusions marked by the Great Conjunctions of Neptune-Pluto 7 - 9 Gemini, where asteroid Midas, of gold-hoarding fame, now transits.

Well, I agree that sugar can be dangerous, but really now.

The Roman Empire bludgeoned. Must we continue the model, Pres. Obama?

Sep 8, 2008

Congress eyes FBI's Ivins case

It's Monday, Congress is back on Capitol Hill for 3 weeks and has sent a letter to FBI Director Robert Mueller asking him nicely to show up in front of the House Judiciary Committee (probably on Sept 16 & 17) to answer a few outstanding questions about the case against Dr. Bruce Ivins.

The New York Times has this:

Seeking Details, Lawmakers Cite Anthrax Doubts in which we are reminded that the post-9/11 anthrax letters contained none of Bruce Ivins' DNA, which must surely be an inconvenient fact for Mueller who will be asked about how investigators eliminated the 100+ people who also had access to the culpable flasks of anthrax.

Bruce Ivins, as you know, committed suicide (we're told) the night of July 29, 2008, so Congress' questions to Mueller may be the only chance the American people have for any closure whatsoever concerning the terroristic anthrax letters of 2001 since the death of Dr. Ivins negates the possibility of a trial.

You remember that the FBI pursued the wrong man for years in this case, Dr. Steven J. Hatfield, who in June settled a lawsuit against the FBI for $4.6 million. Guess we taxpayers pay the piper, but good for Dr. Hatfield whose career was ruined by FBI scrutiny and innuendo.

Looking back at July 29, Saturn (law, authority, accountability) was in a quindecile aspect with nebulous, often obfuscating Neptune.

A quindecile aspect (165 degrees) gives a compulsive-obsessive flavor to the planets involved and you may wish to keep the FBI-Ivins case in mind as Congress applies itself to the case - or as the law-makers simply produce another matinee of political theater on Capitol Hill that goes nowhere and results in exactly nada.

May 7, 2008

Eye on Pelosi and Thursday's money vote

Eye on Pelosi:

Here's an excerpt from a Washington Post article explaining Thursday's votes:

"Setting up their last major battle over war policy with President Bush, House Democrats yesterday unveiled a plan to link their favored domestic spending projects and a troop-withdrawal timeline to additional funds for military operations in Iraq and Afghanistan requested by the White House.

The $195 billion spending measure would pay for the wars well into next year while tacking on $11 billion to extend unemployment benefits and nearly $1 billion to offer expanded higher education benefits for war veterans. Democrats said they hope that the spending provisions, particularly the education measure, will prove politically difficult for Bush to veto in an election year.

~~:~~puh! it's political theatre, dahlink! wink!~~

"If he wants to make a federal case out of the fact that we feel the need to do something major to reward the troops, that's his prerogative. But I don't think the country will agree with him. And I certainly don't think the country would agree with any effort to deny the extension of unemployment benefits," said House Appropriations Chairman David R. Obey (D-WI.)

The White House remained opposed to the additional spending, demanding a "clean" bill to fund the wars by the symbolically important date of Memorial Day.

"We feel strongly that the Iraq war supplemental should remain for national security needs. We understand that there could be debates on other issues, such as unemployment benefits and food stamps, other issues that are important to a lot of people. But those issues can be taken up separate from our national security needs," said Dana Perino, White House press secretary.

House Republicans also denounced the Democrats' plan.

"It is unacceptable and, indeed, unimaginable for Congress to continue to hold our troops hostage for political leverage. If House Democrats want to ramp up spending on other government programs, those items should be considered separately," said House Minority Leader John A. Boehner (R-Ohio).

The House's emergency supplemental funding measure is broken into three pieces, including $162.6 billion for the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, of which $66 billion is designed to cover war costs for several months after the next administration takes over. The second portion includes language mandating immediate troop withdrawals with a goal of having most all troops out by the end of 2009. The third part includes the domestic spending."

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1. "Leader Reid gets pushback on Iraq war bill," The Hill, May 6, 2008

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"Federal case"? That's a hoot! Most of the varmints of Washington belong IN federal cases, ones in which they each STAR in the role of Defendant.

"Hold our troops hostage"? I'm blathering like an idiot over that one and hardly know what to say to the war profiteering hypocrites.

And then there this from Dubya...

Bush wants a "clean" bill? So he's saying that the current down-and-out needs of the American people are dirty? If George keeps messin' around like this, he's going to hurt my feelings in a minute.

And if anyone's needs--and motivations--could use a laundry full o'soap bubbles and scrubbing with a stiff brush, it's the Bush administration and its friends, pardners, colleagues, kith'n'kin, and enablers.

This 'vision' one-government types follow, this 'world server' merde isn't going to turn out as most of you hoped, and while taking down the innocent as you go may seem like a grand plan, you trigger the law of cause and effect and the attraction principle, even while Chaos Theory seems to be at your express disposal.

It is not.

You are merely mortal in similar fashion to the rest of us no matter what your scientists and gurus may tell you, for no one is above God's natural laws...certainly not the cold-hearted reptiles of the world like you with your claws deep into Washington's hide.

Poetic justice? Perhaps. Talons and goatheads, our Washington!

So I'm in a Capricorn mood--please pardon my part of the above post.

If I were wearing my Mood Ring from the 60s right now, it would be...dark blue. Indigo actually...Capricorn colors.

Feb 27, 2008

RNC: no White House emails for you!

Promises, Promises!

News Updates from Citizens For Legitimate Government Feb 27 2008

All items are here: LegitGov Breaking News

GOP Halts Effort to Retrieve White House E-Mails 27 Feb 2008:

After promising last year to search its computers for tens of thousands of e-mails sent by White House officials, the Republican National Committee has informed a House committee that it no longer plans to retrieve the communications by restoring computer backup tapes, the panel's chairman said yesterday.

The move increases the likelihood that an untold number of RNC e-mails dealing with official White House business during the first term of the Bush administration--including many sent or received by former presidential adviser Karl Rove--will never be recovered, said House Democrats and public records advocates.#

Ethics-challenged, promises meaningless, the GOP and their enablers obviously have a huge amount to hide in these "missing" emails, don't they?

From walking out in yet another planned huff, to defying the American people in order to protect Bush-Cheney-Rove (and their own patooties), Repubs have had hard hard werk to do of late, and as I've asked before: who exactly graduated from those mea culpa congressional "ethics classes" again? (For that matter, who taught them?!)

Guess their "promise" to fork over what was ordered by law has served its delaying purposes, hasn't it? Justice delayed is justice denied.

On a slightly different note: at the moment I'm preparing to publish on the Reganomics Eclipse of 1981 at Jude's Threshold so check there in my Sidebar soon--hope to have it on the Pages list no later than 8:00 pm est.

If ya loved the AIDies, or are partial to trickle down/voodoo economics, this is the Eclipse chart for you.

Did you know that Reagan's natal Sun is at the "A Man Unmasked" degree?

Dec 10, 2007

Jane Harman's personality blend

Here are a few chart details concerning Jane Harman, born June 28, 1945, in Queens, NY, and her Sun in Cancer/Moon in Aquarius personality blend.

Dec 5, 2007


Setting the Record Straight on FISA: a letter from John Conyers

In recent weeks, there has been lot of conflicting information floating around
about efforts by House Democrats to protect the country by adopting rules for intelligence gathering that are both flexible and constitutional. This week, President Bush suggested that my legislative alternative to this summer's hastily-enacted Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) reform, the "Protect America Act," would take away important tools from our intelligence community.

He characterized as "obstruction" the skepticism that many of us have about granting amnesty to telecommunications carriers who may have cooperated in warrantless surveillance. I was disappointed that the President did not propose any concrete steps to improve our capabilities or protect our freedoms--he just repeated his demand for immunity.

This comes close on the heels of a recent controversy concerning the House Democrats' FISA legislation stemming from Joe Klein's column in Time Magazine on Nov 21 in which his Republican sources seem to have spun a tale that led Mr.Klein to characterize our efforts as "more than stupid."

I believe that it is time for a comprehensive and detailed response to the President's accusations of obstruction, the misinformation in the Time Magazine column, and the debate over warrantless surveillance.

Below is that response. Please let me know what you think, and feel free to pass along to your friends and colleagues.

Joe Klein's recent column deriding the House-passed FISA legislation along with his subsequent stumbling efforts to clarify its intent, and Time Magazine's failure to publish the protests my Democratic colleagues and I had regarding its many inaccuracies are only the most recent manifestation of disinformation put forth concerning the Bush Administration's warrantless surveillance program and legislative efforts to modify the law.

As the lead author, along with Silvestre Reyes, of the RESTORE Act, allow me to set the record straight once and for all.

First,contrary to GOP and media spin, the RESTORE Act does not grant "terrorists the same rights as Americans." Section 105A of the RESTORE Act explicitly provides that foreign-to-foreign communications are totally exempt from FISA–-clearly, this exception for foreigners such as members of Al Qaeda does not apply to Americans.

In cases involving foreign agents where communications with Americans could be picked up, Section 105B of the legislation provides for liberalized "basket warrant" procedures by which entire terrorist organizations can be surveilled without the need to obtain individual warrants from the FISA court.

Again, this new authority is aimed at foreign terrorists, not Americans.

Mr. Klein appears to base much of his criticism of our bill on our use of the term "person" to describe who may be surveilled, based on the suggestion of a Republican "source" that this risks an interpretation that terrorist groups would not be covered. The truth is that under FISA the term person has been clearly defined for almost thirty years to include "any group, entity, association, corporation, or foreign power."

It is also notable that both the RESTORE Act, and the Administration's bill
passed this summer, contain the exact same language that Mr. Klein questions,
yet we've never heard an objection to the Administration's bill on this score.

Second, I must strongly disagree with Mr. Klein's assertion that the Speaker "quashed...a bipartisan [compromise] effort."

As the Chairman of the Committee with principal jurisdiction over FISA, the House Judiciary Committee, I am aware of no effort to prevent bipartisan compromise on this issue.

As a matter of fact, last summer, beginning in July, Democrats tirelessly negotiated with Director of National Intelligence (DNI), Mike McConnell, to develop consensus legislation to address the Administration's stated concerns about our intelligence capability.

We addressed every one of the concerns Mr. McConnell raised.

He said he needed to clarify that a court order was not required for foreign-to-foreign communications--our bill did just that. McConnell said he needed an assurance that telecommunications companies would be compelled to assist in gathering of national security information-–our bill did that. The DNI said he needed provisions to extend FISA to foreign intelligence in addition to terrorism-- the bill did that.

He asked us to eliminate the requirement that the FISA Court adjudicate how recurring communications to the United States from foreign targets would be
handled–-the bill did that. McConnell insisted that basket warrants be structured to allow additional targets to be added after the warrant was initially approved – again, the bill did that. When this legislation was described to DNI McConnell, he acknowledged that "it significantly enhances America's security.''

Yet, suddenly, on the eve of the vote, Director McConnell withdrew his support
after consultation with the White House. If the media wanted to identify over-the-top partisanship, they could begin by citing the declaration of David Addington, Vice President Cheney's Chief of Staff, that "We're one bomb away from getting rid of that obnoxious FISA Court," and DNI McConnell's assertion that by merely having an open debate on surveillance, "some Americans are going to die."

Third, the RESTORE Act legislation is badly needed to provide accountability to the Bush Administration's unilateral approach to surveillance. The warrantless surveillance program has been riddled with deceptions that only began to come to light when The New York Times first disclosed the existence of the program in 2005. The program itself appears to directly violate FISA and the Fourth Amendment, as a federal court, the non-partisan Congressional Research Service, numerous Republican legislators, and independent legal scholars have found.

The Administration has also mischaracterized the existence, degree, extent and nature of the program itself as well as how much information it has shared with Congress. For instance, compare the President's speech in 2004 with his admission that there was indeed a program of warrantless surveillance. When high-ranking DOJ officials found the program lacking, the White House went to absurd, if not comical lengths, to convince a dangerously ill and hospitalized Attorney General Ashcroft
to overrule them.

Even today, the Administration continues to obscure its own past misconduct with extravagant claims that the "state secrets" doctrine bars any legal challenges whatsoever--a position that has been rejected by the Court of Appeals.

The Administration's hastily enacted legislation, signed this summer, is little better. Instead of being limited to the stated problem of foreign-to-foreign electronic surveillance, it could apply to domestic business records, library
files, personal mail, and even searches of our homes. Against that backdrop, it is clear we need a new law with the critical oversight provisions included in the RESTORE Act, such as requiring the Administration to turn over relevant documents to Congress, mandating periodic Inspector General reports, and acknowledging that the Administration is indeed bound by FISA.

Finally, the Administration has yet to explain why offering retroactive immunity to telephone giants who may have participated in an unlawful program is vital to our national security. Under current law, the phone companies can easily avoid liability if they can establish they received either an appropriate court order or legal certification from the Attorney General.

Asking Congress to grant legal immunity at a time when the Administration has refused to provide the House of Representatives with relevant legal documents for more than eleven months is not only unreasonable, it is irresponsible.

Civil liberties and national security need not be contradictory policies, rather they are inexorably linked. Perhaps nowhere is this interrelationship more true
than in intelligence gathering, where information must be reliable and untainted by abuse to be useful.

So when we discuss FISA, the first thing we need to do is drop the partisan rhetoric, and stick to the actual record. Under the RESTORE Act, the intelligence community has the flexibility to intercept communications by foreign terrorists without obtaining individual warrants, and the Court and Congress are given the authority to perform their constitutional oversight roles.

The only parties who lose in this process are the terrorists, and those who want the executive branch to have absolute and unreviewable power.

Rather than being, in Mr. Klein's words, "well beyond stupid," the RESTORE Act offers a smart and well balanced approach to updating FISA and reining in the excesses of an unchecked executive branch.

John Conyers, Jr

"Do you think that we want those laws to be observed? We want them broken. There's no way to rule innocent men. The only power the government has is the power to crack down on criminals. Well, when there aren't enough criminals one makes them. One declares so many things to be a crime that it becomes impossible for men to live without breaking laws." --Ayn Rand (1905-1982) Atlas Shrugged, 1957

Nov 7, 2007

About-Face! US' 'Nuclear Posture Review'

In April 2002, expert astrologer Maya del Mar wrote Where Is the U.S. Headed? concerning the US' natal Mars/Neptune square = fantasies of aggression; media glamorizing violence (and Hollywood, too--jc); and the Jan 8, 2002 about-face in nuclear policy titled, the Nuclear Posture Review which was signed by Donald Rumsfeld and surreptitiously delivered to a rubber-stamping, anthrax-threatened Congress.

As Maya points out, this was the very day of the first of tr Mercury's conjunctions to Neptune in Aquarius (first of three.) Then on March 10, the LA Times broke the story, the day that tr Mercury conjoined Uranus in Aquarius--and Pallas Athena (strategy) took Mercury's old place conjunct Neptune.

These Mercury conjunctions in AQ occurred at the time the US' secondary progressed (sec) Sun conj'd US n Moon (27-28 AQ) which began a 360-year cycle of US Aquarian thinking. Mercury describes what's on our minds and with AQ it can be anything from humanitarian and brotherhood issues to weird science and the iciness of space.

Our n Mars/Neptune square has always indicated a tendency toward denial regarding national aggression and it's timely to re-read Maya's thoughts from 2002. The article includes a link to her brilliant Saturn/Pluto articles as well.

America's world domination desires are driving toward the US Pluto Return of 2022 with devouring, nuclear-minded Pluto's power-behind-the-throne reputation--the dragon roars--even from space, so they plan.

Dates of US Pluto Return (27Cap33--Rx natally) based on the US natal 'Sibly' chart of July 4, 1776, 5:10 pm lmt are:

1. Feb 20, 2022

2. July 11, 2022 (Rx)

3. Dec 28, 2022

The Sabian Symbol for "28Cap": "A large aviary"...COMMUNITY...

pos: exceptional success in making all personal concerns a matter of common welfare;

neg/unconscious/shadow side: loss of all character in sheer officiousness.

Will we have character left to lose by 2022? It's only 15 years ahead!

"If we don't fight hard enough for the things we stand for, at some point we have to recognize that we don't really stand for them." --Paul Wellstone

Oct 30, 2007

a balking Bush

News Update from Citizens for Legitimate Government

Breaking News:

To Implement Policy, Bush to Turn to Administrative Orders 31 Oct 2007

The White House plans to try implementing as much new policy as it can by administrative order (dictatorship) while stepping up its confrontational rhetoric with Congress after concluding that President [sic] Bush cannot do much business with the Democratic leadership, administration officials said.

White House aides say the only way Bush seems to be able to influence (overturn) the process is by vetoing legislation or by issuing 'administrative orders,' as he has in recent weeks...They say they expect Bush to issue more of such orders in the next several months.#

As per his instructions.

He's famous for being "a uniter" y'know.

Oct 17, 2007

Bush press gaggle 10.17.07

Today as I prepared a post on Mukasey's confirmation hearings beginning, Bush called a press conference at 10:45 am edt, Washington, DC, with the midpoint Neptune/MC rising.

Neptune/MC = ASC: acting and pretending; pursuit of the wrong objectives; living in a world of illusions and unreality; uncertainty; defenses against insecurity.

After listening to Bush's rather strident voice-goes-up-at-end-of-sentences statement, and now listening to his answers to reporters questions--and considering the seriousness of Putin-in-Iran, Turkey po'd over the genocide resolution and the D's bad timing on this 90-year-old situation, the housing losses getting worse as I type, China's issues with Tibet and the Dalai Lama's award to be presented today, and other attacks on Bush's presidency, it seems clear that having his back against so many walls isn't good for America.

Nor has his presidency been, of course, but my point is the same one I've made here before--America is the only nag in the race for me and I would've loved it if the Bush 43 presidency had been good for our nation. Yet the justification of his 'protecting' us from terroist attacks for the last 6 years only works if you think he and his ilk were not complicit or culpable in the attacks of 9/11--and the jury is still out to lunch on that question, imho.

Read George Washington's Blog for 9/11 'false flag' info, if you haven't already. It's quite well-sourced, too.

And here's my previous post: Cheney's Sec Progressed chart on 9/11/01 (Sec = the physical plane)--click-to-enlarge the image and you'll see I neglected to list the Hour which is Mercury, progressed to "15Pisces": "An officer preparing to drill his men." The post also has a link to more chart details, if you wish them.

So Bush used this morning's 'bully pulpit' (as he mentioned once again) to scold Congress (again) and to assure the American people he's still "relevant" and that he intends to sprint to the finish (he says again.)

America, you have been informed by the chief catapulter.

My Mukasey post concerned Venus in Virgo (now conjunct asteroid Astraea) at fated degrees (7) with Mercury and Mars. Venus is passing Saturn by but still less than 3 degrees, with tr South Node (separation) conj Saturn. This Venus, Astraea, Saturn, SN hook-up crossed MC (Career; Aspirations Point) just before Bush's press conference began.

Astraea: goddess of justice and law; so Astraea/Venus seems to represent Michael Mukasey quite well. Here's the link to the article which makes me feel as if I'm catapultin' the propaganda judging by the headline:

Mukasey Favors Independent Justice Dept which won't do our civil liberties much good if he's similar enough to Bush-Cheney in his views. He's famous for signing Muslim round-up orders after 9/11--yet others of interest were flown out of reach.

Awards, nominations, authority, and bully pulpits rule the day.

Yet there's a "price on the crown" with Fixed Star Alphecca rising with the Sun (7:23:21 am edt, DC):

Alphecca (Alpha Corona Borealis) bestows honors, and indicates occult and healing ability. There may be a backbiting flavor as well (in Washington---pshaw!) and advancement gained with the help of others. There is a gift of moving forward in society but at a price and the potential for future sorrows by accepting the crown. (Brady, Predictive Astrology.)

Princess Diana and Princess Grace of Monaco both have links to Alphecca in their natal charts. (And yes, I do think both were assassinated but am too chicken to publish about it!)

Today's Sun Libra/Moon Capricorn Images for Integration point to both Mukasey's nomination as AG, perhaps the Pope's naming of new cardinals, and to the ceremony today for the Dalai Lama's Congressional Gold Medal of Honor:

At the annual Christmas party, the chairman dresses up as Father Christmas and hands out gold-engraved stationery for everybody...The Statue of Liberty.

Honors abounding - and the Statue of Liberty is a coppery Venus!

Sun Sign-Moon Sign, Chas & Suzy Harvey

Oct 10, 2007

Impeach for Wiretapping Americans

This in from

Bush's Wiretaps: Impeachment not Immunity

Two years ago, the NY Times revealed George Bush has been illegally wiretapping our phones and emails for years. Bush publicly admitted signing the authorizations for illegal wiretaps over 30 times.

Bush's warrantless wiretaps are a flagrant violation of the Fourth Amendment. And under the 1978 FISA law, the penalty for each of Bush's illegal wiretaps is up to $10,000 and 5 years in prison. Bush may have wiretapped millions of Americans, so he should not only be impeached, but he should spend the rest of his life behind bars.

Incredibly, "Bush Dog" Democrats led by House Majority Steny Hoyer not only refuse to impeach Bush - they want to immunize Bush and his co-conspirators, the telephone giants, so they never pay a penny or spend a day behind bars for their crimes.

Congress needs to hear from all of us today. Email your Representatives to demand impeachment, not immunity:

People's Mail Network

Aug 3, 2007

a squinty eye on Congress

Because astrologers much prefer to have exact times for setting up charts--whether it's for persons or events--I was happy today to find a Library of Congress website that gives bills, resolutions and their statuses, and the congressional schedule--times noted.

So often we get stuck with "approximately", or "shortly after" the hour, etc...which makes it scintillatingly challenging to use angles, planets, degrees and such to pinpoint a correct time, and all astrologers are accustomed to doing just that esp with rectification work.

Rectifying charts to a correct birth time, for example, while fascinating, is one of the more time-consumimg facets of astrology--how much easier to have the correct time in the first place.

Why no one has given me a heads-up on the existence of this marvelous resource, I don't know, but it should make my charts more accurate as far as congressional shenigans go. Feeling pretty miffed about it, but that will pass...

So...have you met 'Thomas'? Named after Thomas Jefferson, this site has search features for bills, resolutions, for what's happening on the floor NOW--why, it's stunningly helpful for using the time-focused art of astrology. is great for when you need to know What, Who, How, and WHEN (it's the Why that remains highly questionable.)

Oh! And Bush signed the new and improved we're-draconian-so-that-you-don't-have-to-be "Homeland Security" bill today. Yippee.

It's more of America's increasing isolation and police state mentality on the way for John Q. Public as the USA's Secondary Progressed Mars Rx focuses inwardly on the Lunar-named "Homeland" for now more than ever their target is We The People.

Besides--Saturn's "Fatherland" was already taken.

Jul 29, 2007

Gonzo impeachment makes sense

In what may yet turn out to be an alternate universe, it seems that the NYT endorses Gonzales impeachment as mentioned today in The Carpetbagger Report.

If, as Einstein said, you can't fix problems using the same thinking that created them, it seems just crazy to keep Gonzo around a Justice Department whose credibility is shredded and whose staff is now ragged and sparse.

Unless, of course, you're part of an agenda to gut justice in the first place.

So the undermining of America continues while a toothless Congress wastes time and our money debating ad nauseum. Debate in a democracy is a great thing if you can just get people to shut up and actually DO something of worth and merit.

And you don't have to be an Einstein to figure that out.

Jul 24, 2007

midpoints affecting Al Gonzales

Will a special prosecutor be appointed to investigate Atty Gen. Alberto Gonzales?

Can't Congress and Senate do anything about his lies and perfidies without the extra time (running out the clock, are we?) and expense to the taxpayers? Are they in league with his and Bush's agenda no matter what theater they put on to impress and make it look as if they're actually doing something about our broke-tore-up Justice Dept?

Perhaps you recall my previous post from Feb '06 about
Saturn and Gonzo and how Saturn was plowing through his Leo line-up of planets.

Well, it's still going on now as Saturn 25Leo06 currently visits his natal Pluto 26Leo46 Rx. And powerful Pluto is well within orb of natal NN (encounters; associations; meetings) and will Station Direct appr Sept 7...on natal NN...ouch!

Heavy-weight Pluto's behind-the-scenes power trumps Saturn's power and authority so someone's keeping AG around--and we all know whom (or think we know.)

So can transiting midpoints have anything to do with the well-deserved oppression he's now experiencing? Have the unlawful chickens come home to roost?

If you click to enlarge the chart, you'll find I've added some of AG's natal midpoints and planets which I will now type out for you using midpoint directories from Tyl and from Ebertin:

At 9:30 am, Capitol Hill, the rising degree 12Vir34 brings up his natal Uranus/Neptune so we have...

Uran/Nep = ASC: wearing anxieties on one's sleeve; needing sympathy; instability; hypersensitivity; being depressed with others.

In 12th house there's Saturn recently moved beyond his Mars/Pluto midpoint...

Mars/Pluto = Saturn: desire to overcome difficulties at all costs; leaving no stone unturned in pursuit of a particular task (even if they're groggy from surgery apparently-jc.)

Saturn stomping on n Pluto as mentioned: threat of loss; very hard work; struggling to control current behaviors and motivations resulting from the past; loss of control in a situation that is simply too large to handle.

Transit Sun/Moon midpoint--a balance point in any chart and which concerns relationships--is conj n Saturn/Pluto midpoint, a cruel and laborious pair.

Neglectfully I did not write in Wednesday's Saturn/Pluto midpoint which is now at 25Libra56 (still hanging about Bush's n IC as previously mentioned in another post) and this difficult midpoint is now conj Gonzales' n Pluto/NN midpoint--AND his n Neptune.

It's important for understanding this little fellow so I'll type out again the picture for n Pluto/NN = Neptune (Plu/NN is the urge to become a public figure, and associations with the powerful)...

Plu/NN = Neptune: attaining success by use of lies and fraud; losses and disadvantages; the power of the half truth; deception as a tool; win at any cost.

Our ongoing Saturn/Neptune opposition has been affecting AG's Pluto--and his natal Moon as well if n Moon is within orb of opposing n Pluto, and since everyone knows the trouble he's seen recently, his Moon may just be opposite Pluto. This aspect would give him a cranky, hard-to-get-along-with personality and a tendency to buck authority.

Ironic considering how desperate he is to keep his own!

This post began with the question, "will a special prosecutor be appointed to investigate Gonzales?"

And while I have little confidence in a Congress-in-cahoots (that body of Bush enablers), the midpoints and planetary transits to Al Gonzales' natal placements would cower all but the strongest.

Can this sniveler outlast the barrage?