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About jackfertig

Professional Astrologer with a special interest in geo-political ("mundane") astrology. I am available for personal consultations in person in San Francisco and online everywhere.

So long, Santorum? No, not so long…

Headlines are now asking about Rick Santorum’s future.  The NYT effectively describes some serious obstacles to a senate seat or the Pennsylvania governorship, so what is up for Frothy’s future?   Born May 10, 1958 in Winchester, VA his birth time … Continue reading

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Uranus and Pluto in Bangladesh

Since the beginning of the industrial revolution a square between Pluto and Uranus has always come with workers organizing for better rights and pay.  A lot has been said about Greece and the Arab spring as the beginnings of the … Continue reading

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A Santorum Surge

I have to admit to underestimating Rick Santorum. (May 10, 1958, Winchester VA time unknown.  I’m using a solar chart for noon)  I still doubt that he’s going much of anywhere in the long run.  Aspects to his chart on … Continue reading

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Nigeria

The recent paroxysm of violence in Nigeria was “right on time” with the Sun opposing the national natal Mars.  Sadly it doesn’t look like it will let up in the next few days and the current aspects suggest much worse … Continue reading

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Candidata

Through the coming year I will be commenting on the American campaigns for the Presidency .  Let’s start with just a little info on the candidates: Barak Obama was born on August 4, 1961 in Honolulu Hawai`i at 7:24 p.m. … Continue reading

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Syria

It should seem obvious to everyone (except apparently himself) that Bashir Assad’s term as Syria’s President is drawing towards an end.  Alas that end cannot come soon enough.  Transiting Pluto conjunct Syria’s Sun until August 8 suggests a protracted struggle … Continue reading

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Staying in Season — the Solstice chart for the world and for America.

At every solstice and equinox, each turn of the season provides a chart for the three months ahead. This is the moment that the Sun enters a Cardinal sign, Aries at the beginning of Spring, Cancer starts the summer, Libra … Continue reading

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