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Juan Cole on Iraq’s shadowy coup plotters

Iraq: Coup Plot Foiled?

US Fires on Fallujah Shoe-Throwers

By Juan Cole

The news from Iraq on Wednesday shows that  the Iraqi government’s hold on power is fragile, and that it faces shadowy coup plotters from within and a continued guerrilla insurgency from without.

Read article here:


And in America we have only to look to Washington for our own shadowy coup plotters. But you knew that. Or should’ve done.

Written by Jude Cowell

December 19, 2008 at 4:54 pm

Why ‘9/11’ rhetoric for Mumbai attacks?

Yes, we saw it coming, didn’t we? And the ‘like 9/11’ rhetoric was soon in the air immediately after Nov 26’s attacks on Mumbai, India.

Dec 3’s ‘The Nation’ has an insightful article on why it’s inappropriate to lump the two terroist attacks into one ball of ‘War on Terror’ justifications with attendant propaganda:


And I suppose the cry of ‘false flag op’ must be on some minds…such as my own, perhaps?

Well, no matter the truth – the perps, the sponsors, the complicit, the objective – it’s all meant to further rile up the world and create more chaos – compliments of the social tinkerers who should be the ones in the dock. If not them, then it’s people who fight them with extremist strategies – I just can’t agree with their use of violent tactics, if that’s the case.

But neither do I agree with one-world-government types who would crush their own grandmothers under heel if it made them a buck or won them a throne they could control or cast down.

So someone please inform me: is the ‘world court’ at the Hague a joke? Or is the ‘war on terror’ a joke they’re in on?

If all the terror-promoting is leading up to ultimate control by the United Nations and its standing army, then certain conspiracy theorists were right all along. But by then, the pipers will all have been paid, the die will be cast, and national sovereignty will be a thing of the past.

GOP accuses Obama of what Bush did!

Now here’s a subject I’ve been wanting to post on ever since I heard the charges of ‘marxism’ leveled against Barack Obama – by the very ones who socialized private failures with their outrageous Bailout Bill, who never miss a chance to undermine the US Constitution, and who simply adore ripping apart America’s social fabric to clear the way for their imagined “higher cause.”

Why, they never met an ‘entitlement’ they liked – unless it benefited the wealthy class!

Fortunately for me, An Average American Patriot has written of his disbelief and outrage at this “I know you are but what am I?” strategy which quirkily may be in use in their ridiculous attempt to deflect anyone’s noticing who the fascist-socialists in America really are:


And of course, we know that state + corporatism = fascism, so guess who! (Not that I give Democratic enablers a pass on these and other annoying issues, for politicians have allowed our nation and themselves to be taken over by corporate interests – which makes them automatically of a fascist turn of mind, no matter their stripe or party affiliation, if any. I blame them all – aka, class warfare.)

And so we hear how the lipsticked fascist pig squeals in America a la Politics, that organized system of hatreds.

So my question is: can anyone possibly be deceived by this neocon/GOP tactic?

Yes! the ones who Want to be Deceived in order to justify undermining the administration of President-elect Barack Obama…even against the country’s better and pressing needs and interests.

Just watch the propagandizing partisans put party before America like the self-serving jerks they really are.


And embarrassingly: Rep. Paul Broun of Georgia is the one making the marxist brou-ha-ha this time, but not to worry – I did NOT vote for this GOP shill. I’m just surrounded by Republicans – help!

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.


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.’

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

“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

“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

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


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?


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


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.


* 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.


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.

Scott McClellan’s Neptune: “A Military Band on the March”

It occurred to me to publish here the natal chart of former White House press secretary Scott McClellan but with his birth time unknown and my annoyance at the kerfluffle his ‘revelations’ about the Bush administration are causing, I’d rather not and must wonder what the White House and the MSM are drawing our attention AWAY from that we should be paying attention to.

(Election or Convention tricks being put in place? Another White House scandal simmering? More nuclear warheads being “accidentally” transported across America?)

Therefore, I can’t seem to justify the ink it takes to print and scan a chart for this years-late barker, the Sirius-the-Dog-Star-influenced announcer who’s telling what most of us already knew about the Bush-Cheney rush to war and the lies it took. A dog that barks AFTER the robbery is perpetrated is no help at all, is he?

So since the war was planned Before they were installed in the White House, McClellan’s gullibility is somewhat doubtful, and because he was (or still is) on the neocon payroll, I’m not ready to give him the benefit of the doubt. I never gave it to Bush or Cheney, so why give it to their plausible denier?

Then, while the Plame scandal was sizzling like a hot potato–April 19, 2006, that is–Scott ‘resigned’ from his insider job on a day when “5 Aries” was being emphasized by a conjunction of Mercury, the Messenger, and North Node (NN), ‘contact with the public.’

And at noon on that day, the pair were at Midheaven, the Career Point of the chart, further highlighting this degree.

The Jones version of the Sabian Symbols gives “5 Aries” as…”A Triangle with Wings”…ZEAL…

pos: the creative transformation of everything into an expression of enduring idea (“Enduring Freedom”?!) and a reflection of The Real Vision Ahead (my caps);

neg/unconscious/shadow side: blissful obliviousness to all normal or everyday considerations.

Ahh, blissful obliviousness–like living inside the White House bubble with Bush and Cheney and being paid to spout their swillish propaganda in order to justify debateable principles?

Now the amazing thing about McClellan’s natal Neptune, planet of deception (including self-deception), lies, fraud, illusions, subterfuge, idealism, and the masses, is that it aspects Every Planet in his natal chart (born Feb 14, 1968, Austin, TX); here’s the list:

1. square Moon (all day even without knowing his birth time but I’m using sunrise 7:16:45 am CST);

2. square Sun 24AQ55;

3. square Mercury Rx 27AQ14;

4. sextile (60 degr) Venus 23Cap03 (in process of being triggered by Jupiter Rx);

5. trine Mars 28Pis01;

6. square Jupiter 1Vir39 Rx (tr Saturn still within orb of conj);

7. sesquisquare (135 degr)  Saturn 9Ari24;

8. sextile Uranus 28Vir28 Rx;

9. sextile Pluto 22Vir13 Rx (a generational influence);

10. trine Chiron 27Pis18.

Even NN is biquintile (144 degr) natal Neptune, an aspect of talent (2 x 72 degr = 144) so you can see that McClellan’s natal Neptune is vastly emphasized and active within his psyche and his life experience.

One might say it’s a perfect situation for one who must use Neptunian things such as deception, illusion, propaganda, and photo ops within their careers.

Aspected planets are supposed to be easier to grasp consciously since they interact or are catalysts with the other energies in the chart, yet Neptune is quite impossible to ‘grasp’ at all–the Gaseous Beauty represents the Unconscious! And once we ‘grasp’ something–become aware of it–it’s no longer unconscious, is it?

So much Neptunian energy in a chart indicates a Piscean gullibility of misplaced loyalties which was used by those he idolized (also a Neptunian concept) so McClellan is probably being truthful about his ‘believing’ in Bush at the start. One thing I can correct him on, however, is that “most Americans” did NOT give Bush the “benefit of the doubt” (another word Neptune loves, ‘doubt’) because at least half of us knew that invading Iraq was a very very Bad Idea.

Guess the millions of people all over the pre-war world who PLEADED with Bush-Cheney NOT to invade made no impression on McClellan either. We can imagine why Bush-Cheney ignored them and their peaceful sentiments, but how could Scott?

So what of his emphasized Neptune’s Symbol for “27Scorpio”?

“A Military Band on the March”…INTREPIDITY…

pos: a dramatic capacity for drawing events to a focus and directing their course successfully to what might have seemed impossible ends;

neg/unconscious/shadow side: foolhardy self-exploitation.

Well, they do always say that no one can fool us unless we first fool ourselves. That Scott McClellan perfectly understood the ‘plausible deniability’ role of his press secretary’s job seems obvious to me although some Neptunian pie-in-the-sky idealism was surely prominent and useful to the White House.

That old pal Bush, the canny Cancer, and the wily Dick Cheney used McClellan’s Neptunian personality for their propaganda-catapultin’ purposes was on TV for all to see. I thought so then, and nothing I’ve heard McClellan say in interviews, and no quotes from his book have changed my mind on that score.

A dupe that’s in on the game, or thinks he is…what could be of more use to these exploitative robber barons who needed a public face to hide behind?

Now here’s an interesting tidbit concerning the day of McClellan’s ‘resignation’ (I think he lost his nerve from the constant pounding!)…April 19, 2006 (ahh, I remember it well)…when Moon was in Capricorn, sign of politics (as in ‘Valerie Plame’ and ‘treason’), law (as in ‘Scooter Libby and Rove’), and business (as in ‘waste and fraud in Iraq’); Sun was at 29Aries, a crisis degree…Fire-Earth is “the bulldozer” combo of elements…

Sun Ari/Moon Cap: domineering; aggressive; tough-minded; unstoppable; the winner; the boss (not McClellan, obviously–Bush and/or Cheney); has sheer magnetic force to the personality; instinctually charges ahead to conquer in inappropriate situations (no kiddin’); too blunt or businesslike in personal relationships; a lop-sided and overpowering need for control and to be recognized as “tops.”

Remember when George used to mention his “gut” feelings as he “charged ahead”? You don’t change your “mind” when your “gut” directs your actions, no second-guessing yourself because it might make you look as if you’d been wrong. (And Harry Truman was much the same, btw. No second-guesser there.)

Images for Integration: “A young soldier is rewarded by the King for exceptional bravery in the cause of freedom and individual rights…Columbus discovers America, and a new world order is born.” (‘Sun Sign-Moon Sign,’ Chas & Suzi Harvey.)

Sounds just like these neocon shills for the power elite, doesn’t it?

So what are the results from McClellan’s 2006 resignation–or his current “waking up” to the truth de Bush?

Little or nothing–the war grinds on just as I believe was meant to from the start.

They never intended the war to be short or easy, that’s a fallacy promoted to hide their true intentions (chaos and renting of the world’s social fabric)–hidden, they hope, behind a smokescreen of “incompetence” …a comforting Neptunian illusion, but another lie.

Pass the Kool Aid, Scott, you need another swig before you face the cameras.

So who do we know who shares the Sun Ari/Moon Cap combo natally?

Why, Albert Gore, Trilateral Commission member and globalist extraordinaire with the greenish tinge.

Hmmm…’Trilateral” = triangle…”with wings,” perchance? Then maybe Albert can tell us more about The Real Vision Ahead.







Barack’s war and peace contradictions

Barack Obama and the Iraq War
By Shamus Cooke
If he is eventually elected President, the contradiction between Obama’s public anti-war face and his real pro-war beliefs will produce incredible shock and disappointment in millions of people.
http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article19995.htm  #
Well, we know they’ll say anything (artfully rationalized) to get themselves elected.
And as stated here and elsewhere, no one gets to be seriously considered as a US presidential candidate unless and until they’ve been vetted by the powers-that-be…the financiers and speculators who are rolling in war profiteering dough and have more plans for chaos on the way.
Yes, 2009’s “winner” is very important to the elite. This race is about who can shove the swill down our throats the quicker and with the least amount of trouble.
But that’s American Politics, one of the fakest and most corrupt endeavors anyone could aspire to command and spew propaganda for.
Well, bless my Aunt Granny Fanny, I can’t wait to see who tops the charts come November, or whenever the ‘results’ are tallied (Mercury will be Rx–do-overs and recounts again? Florida and Michigan problems?)
Whichever political thespian it turns out to be, we’ll know exactly who’s tops with the elite powermongers of the world…the one they think will best do their bidding. And the race goes to…

McCain’s Moon/Pluto opposition (uh oh)

Powerful Propaganda! talk about deep, passionate emotions, a demanding personality, and primal rage comin’ atcha, it’s John McCain, m’am, self-effacing hero from your youth.

John McCain was born when the mother archetype in an Astrology chart, the Moon, was opposing Pluto, planet of Psychology, coping ability, betrayal issues, and hidden things. At this time, America was having her Pluto Half-Return so things were Plutonian and atomic–infused with death, manipulations, propaganda, the occult….you get the picture: 1936.

It’s worthwhile remembering that McCain was born into the 10 South Solar Eclipse Series (10S) which will repeat on August 1, 2008 (9Leo32.) Therefore, similar issues may resurface (as the supernal light of an Eclipse may reveal) from the year 1936. Life is a series of lessons and this is our chance to manage things better this time around. Otherwise it’s blind leading blind within an endless round of revenge and heads bashing against brick walls.

The 10S Series offers one the opportunity to break out of a very negative situation where no hope can be seen to better options and then…voila! Solutions turn up compliments of guidance from the Cosmos!

Wish it could be used to redirect our occupying yet brave troops from Middle East regions. “Regrouping forces to plan–and fight–anew” is not cowardice, it’s strategy based on realism. The I Ching has know it for centuries, tunnel-loving criminals know it in practice, yet the US military is blind as a bat on the subject preferring to maintain a posture of infallibility which–surprise!–fell away with the Emperor’s Clothes.

Besides being the PE of the NYSE, Condi Rice, Jules Verne, and explorer Merriwether Lewis (who commmited suicide because accounts came due and he was in arrears), this Eclipse degree is conjunct the Natal Mercuries of: Bush, Gonzales, and the GOP. Apparently the Lone Ranger is riding Roy Rogers’ Trigger and all are on their way to Seal the deal–is history looping? See the lasso mentioned just below.

You recently heard McCain say that he’s “not ready to go to war with Iran” which is a fine thing for a potential US prez to say…ye olde “all options on the table” as it were. Or under the table which may work better in the short run for most situations. It’s a known fact: bullies must talk tough no matter their hub of influence, mustn’t they? The Gorillas of Government have pontificated.

~:The Power of Pluto:

Just prior to or during America’s Pluto/Pluto opposition, when secret hand fought secret claw’n’hoof, transit Pluto had to have conjoined US natal Mercury Rx “25Cancer”…”A leader of men wrapped in an invisible mantle of power.”

Well, yuh! It is my belief that this Sabain Symbol for America’s Mercury (thinking; planning; thought processes; young people; the scribe; the orator; the author, writer, communicator, teacher; trade and commerce, a trickster element, etc) may well represent the Mystery Man on his gallant horse who is said to have appeared one night, legend tells, and met with Thomas Jefferson around midnight in order to supply what turned out to be the perfect design for our Masonic nation’s Great Seal.

~:More Founding Father lore, or: how many libations had been passed around, did you say?:

Jefferson, Franklin and others had been wrestling with what to do/what to do, and understanding the massive value of a good icon whose overt and obvert meanings had to be represented in an obscured way, they messily tumbled about until the Mystery Man romantically rode up from the darkness (one of the domains of Pluto, darkness is.)

In the US chart (July 4, 1776) Pluto is unaspected and thus on a separate circuit of activity and connection, and it is well known that secret societies such as the Freemasons and Weishaupt’s Illuminati were directing the set-up hereabouts. (Haggers’ ‘The Secret History of the West.’)

This Pluto of Hades fame has quite a resume: abductor, rapist, plunderer, spy, investigator, miner, plumber, saboteur, assassin…in a word, Dragon. And the writhing Dragon is also signified by the Nodal Axis–North and South Nodes of the Moon.  John McCain was born when the North end of the Nodal Axis, the Dragon’s head, was pointing toward 1Cap+ which is, synchronistically, where Pluto of the Invisible Helmet, is now visiting just in time for the US election-selection and the Jan 2009 Inauguration of what may be, if we don’t stop him, John McCain.

Why am I babbling about this? Because with McCain, we get Pluto/NN = “1Cap” = “An Indian Chief Claims Recognition and Power from the Assembled Tribe.” Uh oh, not again.

This is the “Pluto as Destiny of the Masses” combo. To me, allowing this plutonic energy to take over the Oval Office qualifies as ‘handing ammunition to the enemy’ for the People which the Bush-Cheney crew have managed to do ad nauseum in Iraq and Afghanistan–for profit, one assumes. Why create societal chaos if you can’t then exploit it for selfish interests?

Lynda Hill’s book, ‘360 Degrees of Wisdom,’ which gives modern interpretations for each Symbol, has this Caution for “1Cap”, the hook-up degree of secret hand Pluto and McCain’s NN, a place of associations and unions…’powerful connections; destiny of the masses.’ (Ebertin.)

“Caution: power tripping and struggles; overinflated views of oneself; the continual need to quieten power battles; being challenged by those left and right; demanding attention and that others follow orders; taking over; selfish and ego-driven; too many chiefs.” (Lynda Hill.)

Sounds totally diverting from the People’s Business, doesn’t it? And ‘common good’ need not apply, it seems.

The quickest way to scare up an enemy for confrontation purposes is to BE an enemy. McCain will do nicely at this as did plucky streetfighter, W.  As long as it takes to create the world revolution so that total control–including from space–may be triggered and implemented, and you know that they’ll spare no pains, esp if it’s yours and mine.

A new world? Family is to be replaced by State…but the Collective has sashayed down this path many times before…the 30s and 40s being one of our deepest imprints. Atomic Pluto was discovered in 1930, of course, and now, in the New Millennium, they’ve cheekily tried to hide Mr. Permanent Transformation from view by deleting his ‘planet’ status as if America’s Pluto Return upcoming won’t be noticed by astrologers–fat chance!

John McCain, born in 1936, is a reminder of those totalitarian times, and his Moon/Pluto opposition shows very deep scars that have never healed and affect him on the emotional and physical sides bwo his Moon. His past (Moon) Hanoi Hilton stay with its torture and death threats (Pluto) is a manifestation of this extreme force and brutality, and going to fight in Vietnam was a good way to confront it within himself and externally.

Sadly, it’s not the kind of energy or experience one ever completely leaves behind.

Did I hear you say….finger on The Button?

Yes, consolidation of power shall go on with a McCain presidency so if you’re leaning toward voting for him, I have to ask you this: why more of same? especially with a hotheaded, megalomaniacal maverick with tyranting tendencies and a naked need to lead us off the cliff of sanity into the valley of death’s abyss…are you that self-destructive, too?


note: Planning to publish America’s ‘Arsenal of Democracy’ chart asap so stay tuned for that–it’s when the US became cop o’the world…I say ‘asap’ because my pc is behaving poorly, thanks. And now it’s time for a brief word to my ISP: some folk have no option other than dial-up so quit bedeviling me…I can’t upgrade (which never works out well anyway. In fact, you suck. You didn’t used to, but now you do. And I’ve grown weary of making excuses for you, you may as well know.)



Oklahoma City Bombing: April 19, 1995

Horoscope of Oklahoma City Bombing 1995

Oklahoma City Bombing, April 19, 1995; 9:02 am cdt (click to enlarge chart.)

UPDATE April 15, 2010: Note that US natal Uranus 8Gem55 is rising with its revolution/rebellion tendencies and sudden disruptions.

Original post begins here:

There are more factors to mention in this sad chart than there’s time for this morning, but I’ll try because today is the 13th anniversary of the day of horror in Oklahoma.

9:02 am cdt–Hour of the Moon–changes, instability, publicity; no out-of-bounds planets so all the actors are in sync, and there’s a Hard Rectangle of antagonism and aggression overhead.

Charles Jayne named the configuration ‘Hard Rectangle’ and I’ve highlighted it in green for you. It contains two oppositions whose ends are both semi-square and sesqui-square one another, both of which are minor aspects of nagging irritability.

The opposition between Chiron (the wound) and Saturn (control; authority; restriction) is difficult in itself indicating a “rigid fighter for humanitarian causes” (Clow, ‘Chiron’) which has links to structural breakdowns and to major shifts in technology (PROMIS software’s progeny a la 1995?) – the Hard Rectangle pattern adds to the fated difficulties (Saturn is a planet of fate and both Saturn and Chiron are at 20 degrees, indicating the involvement of a fated or karmic condition.)  We may also infer that ‘Chiron wounds Saturnian stability and/or authority’ with this opposition, and ‘letting go the rule of the father.’

The Hard Rectangle pattern triggers the opposition to act with more drive than it otherwise would – the added tension shows antagonism and a lack of compromise with others – on all sides. (Tierney).

February 2008’s Solar Eclipse is at the “Unmasking” degree at Mc (the Goal; Objective) of the bombing’s chart (to the minute! both 17AQ45) the keyphrases for the 2008 Eclipse may apply: communications; frustrating or inhibiting events via news, paperwork, or young people; energy feels tired and drained. (Brady’s ‘Predictive Astrology’)

There’s a “hidden square” (256 degr) between violent Mars, the activist and instigator (at IC, the Foundation Point) and secretive saboteur Pluto at “1Sag”…”A Grand Army of the Republic Campfire” degree. Hmmm…was a ‘secret hand’ (Pluto) involved? Pluto also is a significator of the underworld, aka organized crime syndicates.

As you know, a Mars/Pluto square can be overly aggressive, reckless, foolish, and abusive…and angry.

Pluto conjoins asteroid, Diana, with keywords: survival, self-protection; where one expects absolute respect and obedience as if one is divine, and when prominent, shows one who is intolerant of “lesser types.”

(Diana’s keywords sound like some politicians I know.)

Mercury (young people) is conjunct South Node (SN = separation) and asteroid, Niobe, “the grieving mother” in the karmic, behind-the-scenes 12th house which shows the poor little children in the Murrah Building’s daycare center. Did they die for politics and misdirected ideals?  How cruel and obscene is that?

You see that Uranus and Neptune are a bit beyond their Great Conjunction of 1993 (the NWO pair) with Uranus conjunct US Inaugural Sun (Jan 20th, noon, 00AQ+) So rebellious Uranus meets US leadership (Sun = POTUS) and the president may act in ways that are uncharacteristic.

Needless to say, obscuring, deceptive Neptune will go on to conjunct the 00AQ+ degree as well, a time when inspirations are misguided and there may be a Neptunian veil thrown over the identity. 00AQ+ is the degree of all US Inaugural Suns, btw (Jan 20)…Sun in a national chart = the leader; in America’s case, the president.

Plus, Uranus to US Sun, as we have here, is an ego-awakening time of restlessness and finding a new identity or a new way to gratify the ego.

If you remember the shock of this bombing–possibly a false flag op upon America–you know it shook our sense of identity in similar fashion to the Siege at Waco, Texas (Feb 28, 1993) which also had technological implications mixed with fraud and deceit.

So with the propaganda promoting Mercury/Pluto midpoint of surveillance at Midheaven (MC–the Goal) we have the potentials of this picture…

leadership; great perception of any situation; resourcefulness; coping ability; keen judgment; foresight; the ability to arrange matters well.

Another hmmm…depends on who is doing the arranging and coping and for what reason. One thing we know: violence was used.

I’m thinking of the first two years of Bill Clinton’s presidency – before and AFTER this attack….just as I do of 9/11 and the Bush-Cheney change of identity afterwards. Prior to the attacks of 9/11, things weren’t going so well for the GOP’s unstable coup of the White House, nor for SCOTUS’ reputation because of their primary part in the Bush-Cheney coronation (and that of then-Florida-governor Jeb, George’s brother).

But back to the 1995 chart…what else? Let’s see…a 29-degree Sun – 29 is a critical or crisis degree, and Moon 24Sag15 conjunct Morya, with her obvious link to death. Wounded healer Chiron conjoins Fixed Star, Denebola, keywords: ‘to go against society,’ or, ‘out of the mainstream.’

One midpoint picture involves the cruelty and brutality of Saturn and Pluto, planets that were in opposition on 9/11/01…

Saturn/Pluto = Neptune: lies and fraud; desire to harm others secretly; danger; unstable life situation because of the inexplicable, because of fear; being doubted, not being seen for who one is; immorality; danger (Ebertin).

Does this important picture describe McVeigh and Nichols – or someone with even more to lose and something incriminating to hide? They sure executed McVeigh in a hurry, didn’t they? Allegedly.

One more thing I’ll add for now: transit Neptune of deception and illusion fame is in process of opposing the US natal Mercury in Cancer, a period when misunderstandings and frustrations increase especially in regard to Facts and Figures. Accurate records of sales and business dealings are subject to error, deception, and loss, and fanatic ideas and ideals may enter the environment. Others may point out inaccuracies, mistakes and delusions–quite an inconvenient time for the dishonest among us, wasn’t it?

Specialized skills end up not filling the bill and dependable people tend to disappear under this transit.

Well, I must disappear for now, so let me know if you have queries or comments about this chart, okay?


Updated April 20, 2009 on the occasion of its 14th anniversary. Last Update: October 26, 2018. jc

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Seems you need conscious and unconscious working on behalf of propaganda for it to trick us the best.

Now has someone in Washington been studying or what?!!

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