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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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The Kim is dead. Long live the Kim?

North Korea has just lost their so called “Dear Leader” Kim Jong-Il.  Many of the relatively privileged middle-class of that nation may indeed mourn him, but few others will.  However his death does heighten uncertainty in an already unpredictable source … Continue reading

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Riots in England — Uranus and Pluto at work!

As most astrologers were noticing the T-square of Mars opposing Pluto, both squaring Uranus riots broke out in London, a perfect illustration of this volatile aspect.  Wherever frustration and anger have been simmering this aspect could have triggered it.  Obviously … Continue reading

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Oslo-maphobia

The bombing in Oslo took place under a nearly exact conjunction of Moon and Eris at 22 Aries in Norway’s 8th house highlighting the partisan attack of right-wing Christian terrorist Anders Behring Breivik on the officials and children of Norway’s … Continue reading

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South Sudan

Africa’s newest country, only an hour old as I write this, is South Sudan (July 9, 2011, 0:00, Juba, South Sudan) It has been a poor, much exploited region and will start out as a desperately poor country, but with … Continue reading

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Marriage Equality in New York!

Marriage Equality became law in New York on Friday, June 24, at 11:55 pm as Gov. Cuomo signed the bill in Albany. A month later the law will go into effect, more than doubling the number of Americans to 11% … Continue reading

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A little quick and dirty….

No, this is not about my ex or yours! While all Hell is busting loose in the Middle East, I’m at a conference, a bit too busy to address the uprisings in the specific countries involved, but very dynamic mundane … Continue reading

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