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Moon back in bounds as Obama enters Denver 8.27.08

This morning, Aug 27, 2008, at appr 10:46 am MDT, the Moon returns within bounds of the earthly plane, aka ‘back in bounds’ while zodiacally placed at 24Can03 (9th house in Denver) – and Barack Obama arrives at the DNC.

Curious degree, if you don’t mind rounding up to ’25Can’ – the natal US Mercury’s degree (Rx.) And Mercury represents orators, communicators, and young people – esp those who deliver The Good News.

America could use a slice o’that. But delivered on whose behalf?

Carelli gives the symbol for ’25Can’ as “A wild horse” suggesting a questing, Sagittarian influence, full of noble purpose. Reminds me of Joe Biden’s promise that Obama – and he – will ‘transform the world.’

It needs reforming, but on whose behalf?

In the Sabian Symbols Dane Rudhyar gives ’25Can’ as: “A Will-full Man Is Overshadowed by a Descent of Superior Power’…re-miiind you of anyone? (as TV”s Craig Ferguson often queries.)

Keyword: ENDOWMENT.

And Bill Clinton, who speaks tonight, is reported to not ‘like’ Barack Obama whom he feels has failed to acknowledged his own contributions to the Dem Party. Egos clash for party control of course, yet this script may be as much party lore than anything and I can think of a few reasons how it could be useful to them pre-White House…if it’s dropped or disavowed with more fervor post-White House, we’ll see propaganda underpinings in it.

Some may see the invisible mantle of power as belonging to one standing behind Obama! Biden? Bill C? An unknown supporter whose name remains a mystery? Or an organization.

Back to ’25Can’…Rudhyar adds, and I quote:

“We are dealing here with a man who uses his will and positive imagination in facing his life problems. To him comes a pentecostal descent of power. He receives the ‘mantle of power,’ the grace (‘baraka’ in Sufi philosophy) or the Providential assistance which can make him a true leader in his culture.”

You didn’t miss the ‘BARAKA’ mention did you? Re-miiind you of anyone? The Sufi reference I’ll stay quiet about! Besides, I like Sufi music, you know. And the reference to ‘Providential assistance’ re-miiinds me of the fellows of 1776.

Dr. Marc Edmund Jones’ version of the Symbols gives ’25Can’ as: “A Dark Shadow or Mantle Thrown Suddenly Over the Right Shoulder.”

Right shoulder = political right? dark shadow = Barack Obama and perhaps support from secret powers? The mantle of power = US presidency obviously which may be tip of a worldwide iceberg.

A ‘black man in the White House’ seems at this juncture to be on America’s menu unless Karl Rove high-jinks should prevail and vanquish.

(But that’s assuming the Rs want the helm ‘at this juncture’ with all the mess they’ve made – why not let Dems have a go and flail around a while so the GOP can emerge as victorious ‘saviors’ in 2012 thus preventing a Hillary Clinton presidency? With Mitt Romney now joined the ‘shadow’ operation of the McCain campaign, one wonders what’s in the works. The August 1 Solar Eclipse shadow effects are now underway where options open and the cosmos shows a solution which must be quickly acted upon.) 

And Jones’ keyword for this Moon-in-bounds/Obama-to-Denver degree?

DESTINY.

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American Rhetoric

With the text + video of Barack Obama’s The Audacity of Hope keynote address at 2004’s DNC now added as a link in the sidebar I want to give a shout-out to a great political resource: a database and index to over 5000 full text, audio, and video versions of American speeches, sermons, debates, lectures, media events, interviews, and more at American Rhetoric.

http://www.americanrhetoric.com/

Perhaps your favorite propaganda tout is there! So if you’ve missed this site so far do have a visit, but be sure you have some time to mosey around this fascinating world of speechifying, propaganda, and history.

You’ll find a direct link to Obama’s 2004 speech under two categories: ‘Politics’ and ‘Speeches.’

No Way~No How~No McCain!

…said Hillary Clinton forcefully in Denver tonight at 10:48 pm MDT.

Quite a rousing Mile High speech from the lady who could’ve been president. She was gracious enough toward Obama and directed enough against the McCain-Bush twins who will, she maintains, be difficult to tell apart in the Twin Cities’ RNC in a few days.

And with Jupiter, the GOP’s significator, performing his Direct Station on Sept 8 (12:17 am edt in DC) and thus strenthened, the Rs may have some surprises in store yet, esp with the Party’s Jupiter Return about to occur while still in traditional Capricorn.

Aug 26: Senator Clinton completed her speech at 11:08 pm MDT with Midheaven, the Aspiration and Career Point at ‘6AQ’ (‘Medina degree’) which has an intriguing Sabian Symbol as well as being conjunct US natal South Node and planet Neptune’s position on 9/11/01:

“A Performer of a Mystery Play.” This angle answers the WHY? of the chart, and in this case, represents a summation of her speech’s intent and aspirations. What that could mean in relation to Neptune’s degree on 9/11/01, I know not.

Now Clinton began speaking at 10:44 pm after being ably introduced by daughter Chelsea (with Bill smiling broadly from the audience.)

At 10:44 pm, Midheaven = “30Cap”, the WHY? of the speech itself…”Directors of a Secret Firm Meet in Secret Conference.” Or if you prefer the highly vibrating 29th degree, “A Woman Reading Tea Leaves.” Ah yes. The One World tea leaves of unity that promise a bright future.

So from Capricorn’s traditions to Aquarius’ futuristic views she did what her party needed, and although my trust-o-meter for the Clinton machine stays pretty low, she gave a unifying speech tonight on behalf of a political party determined to cast itself after many years as the party for the people…because that’s how the pendulum has swung. And it’s bonked millions of us I the head.

Can Baby Boomer Communes be on the agenda? They may be needed soon with the healthcare system we ain’t got. And not having to do all the cooking? Priceless.

Well, the DNC show tonight was good political theater, dahlink, and things revved up once Hillary made her grand entrance in a lovely-hued orange pantsuit. And the evening was brought to you by ‘An Old-Fashioned Woman and an Up-to-Date Girl’ which was the HOW? Point of the speech’s end (and no HOW to McCain!)

And the HOW? of the beginning? Glad you asked, for one of my personal favorites of the Sabian Symbols was at the Foundation of the speech…and it seems quite apt since Chelsea introduced her mother, too:

’30Can”: “A Daughter of the American Revolution.”

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You may wish to check out Lynda Hill’s Sabian Symbols info here:

http://www.sabiansymbols.com/

Bush-Cheney spoil for war with Russia: does Hitler smile?

Seventy-five years between them and the propaganda machine keeps spinning on…

“The National Government will regard it as its first and foremost duty to
revive in the nation the spirit of unity and cooperation. It will preserve
and defend those basic principles on which our nation has been built. It
regards Christianity as the foundation of our national morality, and the
family as the basis of national life.” 

-Adolph Hitler, My New World Order, Proclamation to the German Nation at Berlin  February 1, 1933

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“I feel like God wants me to run for President. I can’t explain it, but I
sense my country is going to need me. Something is going to happen… I know
it won’t be easy on me or my family, but God wants me to do it.”

-George W. Bush commenting to Texas evangelist James Robinson in the run-up to his
presidential campaign

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“And I just — I cannot speak strongly enough about how we must collectively
get after those who kill in the name of — in the name of some kind of false
religion.”

George W. Bush during a press appearance with King Abdullah of Jordan, Aug 1, 2002

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Belated note to George: that was Falwell whispering in your hairy ear, not God. And in the other ear? Whichever rabbi you were favoring at the time…even so I like Bush’s advice from Aug 1, 2002, for if the collective would ‘get after’ the brigands behind the curtain, he’d be one of the ones put away where he couldn’t harm more innocents.

Swords and torches!

The GOP is making as much hay as possible saying that Barack Obama has a messiah complex, and it’s true that a very large ego is required to run for president. Yet in the Battle of Messiah Complexes, I think Bush and his quixotic, oddly directed ‘God-inspired’ compulsion to bomb the Holy Land to smithereens, would win hooves down.

That Bush-Cheney and friends have made billions from their oily adventures is a clue to the coup by the military industrial complex’s…er…messiah complex.

You know, a good bit has been made of what’s called ‘Hitler’s trigger degree’ and rightly so for his natal *Sun in the ’30Aries’ – ‘1Tau’ degree area often seems to turn up in violent horoscopes especially at times when seizing power is on someone’s agenda.

And ‘1 Tau’ is the Illumination Point (opposite/unconscious/shadow degree) of the natal Sun in the Oct 24, 1993 New World Order horoscope.

And I know you noticed from whence Hitler’s above quote spewed…in the works for decades!

Now here’s the symbol for ’30Ari’ from Adriano Carelli’s interesting book ‘The 360 Degrees of the Zodiac’ published in 1982 (third printing, AFA):

“A virago leading by the bridle a horse entirely covered with iron plate.”

Iron Cross? Iron Curtain? Trojan Horse? 9/11? Hello?

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Read Paul Craig Roberts’ article, ‘War With Russia Is On the Agenda’ here:

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article20626.htm

More of same with John McCain. Trying to save yo mama with Barack Obama.

The world domination path is set and no detours will be allowed – not in the 60s and not at this late date for they’ve worked so hard and pilfered so much to give up their iron fist now.

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* Adolph Hitler Apr 20, 1889 (NS) 6:30 pm Braunau am Inn, Austria; Moon ‘7Cap’, also from Carelli:

‘The Sphinx’: (a degree) “-worthy of Daedalus, and drives to their utmost defects of puzzling and selfish secretiveness.

{Charubel gives ‘the labyrinth’ as a symbol for this degree…the whole of the sign Capricorn is in fact a labyrinth; will the native be its maker or its victim? Or, like Daedalus, both at the same time? A Sphinx: is the riddle in the native’s self, or waylaying him at a bend in the road he is to travel? And will the riddle be of a material, intellectual, or spiritual nature?

Will there be political or feminine intrigue?

The Sphinx would rather not be asked questions. She is to ask them herself.

(Should the native be a man) and he is involved in political intrigue, there is sure to be a woman somewhere. The native may fly high or land in jail, may be exiled or die a tragic death. It is the end that counts.

But the man is not by all means to be an Oedipus, nor is the woman, whether a winner or loser, to be a sphinx. The riddle may belong to the world of science, and the sphinx watch the secrets of the physical world or the threshold of the world beyond.”

(Carelli adds his usual that the whole of the horoscope gives background and meaning.)

Now you may know that i related this, in part, to the attacks of 9/11/01, for after a mrning of studying charts I took a break at 1:00 pm edt and asked a Tarot question: who is responsible?

A: Ask the Sphinx.

But the Sphinx doesn’t like to be asked questions! The ‘sphinx’ is often used to describe someone who is mum.

Science?

Mmm-hmm…bombs planted within towers? How high the degree to melt steel? NORAD put on pretend stand-by games by Dick Cheney? 

Many such questions have resulted from that sad day in 2001 and the riddle, like Capricorn’s labyrinth, rankles still from actions taken and not taken under the Geminian duplicities of a void-of-course Moon.

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