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Current News, Politics & Events



Economy, Budgets & Corporate Interests

Montreal to Singapore: making history, a bombastic Sol Ret (6/11/18)

Two companies in the D.C. crosshairs: Amazon & the WAPO (4/16/18)
Getting cozy with computer overlords: the new Industrial Revolution (12/22/17)
Why government is not a business…DC’s cautionary tale (8/10/17)
From euphoria to muck: the 2009 Jup-Nep cycle lives on (7/24/17)
Seductive Pain: the Astrology of the Opioid Epidemic (7/4/17)
Killing “Desdemona:” the Paris Accord lives on! (6/2/17)
The Sibly Moon under siege: “there’s gold in them thar hills!” (5/26/17)

Neptune rises at Easter dawn (4/15/17)
Reaping, Sowing & Moving On: the 2020 Sat-Plu cycle (4/6/17)
A New Take on Chaos & Cruelty: Pluto & the Aries Ingress (3/20/17)
Of Big Wind & Boomerangs: the Jup-Ura opposition in DC (3/10/17)
Waxing & Waning: the new Aries Solar Year dawns (3/6/17)
Volatile Times: Sat & the 3rd Q Sib Prog Lunar Cycle (2/27/17)
Nep cues up the marching bands – Inaug 2017 and coming times (1/19/17)
A “1000 cuts:” the lesser angels of Nep & Chi storm through DC (1/13/17)
For better or worse: a rocky start for the 115th Congress (1/5/17)
Krampus or Jolly Old St. Nick? Saturnalia 2016 (12/19/16)

Of Double Binds & Mutable Times: the Gem-Sag Full Moon (12/14/16)
The Birth of America, Inc. & conflicting interests (11/30/16)
The Better Uses of Jup and Plu: We Can Do It! (11/7/16)
An Underworld quest & a trail of tears: the ND pipeline protests (10/31/16)
A Distributed Denial of Svc; hitching a ride in Card/Mut times (10/26/16)
Hurricane Trump shreds the GOP – the Astrology (10/11/16)
Remembering a Cosmic Trial: 2001 & the Sibly Sol Ret (9/10/16)
Zika concerns and the September 1st Solar Eclipse (8/31/16)

The Astrology of Gold, Silver & Bronze: everyday Olympics (8/19/16)
An Unhinged Medley: Eclipse, a Lib Ingress & Election 2016 surprises (8/10/16)
A “shotgun divorce?”…the unlikely Cosmic Trump-GOP match (8/4/16)
On Free Trade—NAFTA as a watershed moment, TPP on the horizon (7/29/16)
A Cosmic Cautionary Tale: the NYSE & Trump’s Convention (7/19/16)
Shooting the rapids: September’s mutable eclipse (6/13/16)
Big Red turns direct as a stressful Solar year dawns for Trump (6/3/16)
2017 volatile, with the Sib Prog Lunar Cycle’s 3rd Q (5/3/16)

Finding Mother Earth in the Heavens: the Paris Climate Accord (4/23/16)
A GOP Milestone: May 24, 2000 & the 2000 Jup-Sat Cycle (3/23/16)
What’s up with the “youth vote?” The Millennial generation (3/11/16)
The Astro-politics of Water: MI’s Mar. 6th debate, the Flint water crisis (3/3/16)
"Tweedledum & Tweedledee agreed to have a battle:" the Sat-Nep cycle (2/13/16
The Abduction of Persephone & the Myth of Electability (2/8/16)
"Weighing Hearts"--Nep & Plu on Establishment Politics (2/3/16
Coming full circle, planting seeds....the Nep-Plu cycle in action (2/1/16)
History speaks in cycles and parallels: Sat-Ura-Nep & New Populism (1/28/16
Sat, Ura & Nep in 2016...the Wild West revisited? (1/22/16
A Cautionary Tale...the Flint water crisis & a Gov's 2nd Sat return (1/20/16)  
A methane gusher & a Paris agreement... (12/31/15)  
Revisiting the "Ghost of Christmas Past"--Dickens' Christmas Carol (12/21/15)

Trump the Enigma (12/10/15)      


Environment/Natural Disasters
At the crossroads: Hurricane Harvey & Trump’s Friday night specials (8/29/17)
Killing “Desdemona:” the Paris Accord lives on! (6/2/17)
An August eclipse blazes a trail across US: time to get real (5/2/17)
Killing “the bird that made the breezes blow:” the EPA’s Neptune challenge (4/25/17)
Neptune rises at Easter dawn (4/15/17)
Waxing & Waning: the new Aries Solar Year dawns (3/6/17)
“The Widening Gyre:” Sat, Nep, Chi & the Feb. 26th Eclipse in D.C. (2/21/17)
Nep wears a “Pussy Hat:” the Yin/Yang of the Women’s Movement (1/23/17)

Nep cues up the marching bands – Inaug 2017 and coming times (1/19/17)
A “1000 cuts:” the lesser angels of Nep & Chi storm through DC (1/13/17)
Krampus or Jolly Old St. Nick? Saturnalia 2016 (12/19/16)
An Underworld quest & a trail of tears: the ND pipeline protests (10/31/16)
Children of Fire & Air: Gen Lib & Edward Snowden’s dilemma (9/26/16)
Zika concerns and the September 1st Solar Eclipse (8/31/16)
An Astrology of Wounded Childhood & Compassion Fatigue (8/26/16)
A season of Floods & Fires: A penumbral eclipse in LA & CA (8/22/16)

Nep desperate river: is a new “Marshall Plan” the path forward? (6/22/16)
2017: volatile times with the Sib Prog Lunar Cycle’s 3rd Q (5/3/16)
Eclipses, Mars Rx & Brazil’s Zika crisis (4/29/16)
Finding Mother Earth in the Heavens: the Paris Climate Accord (4/23/16)
Papa Pancho in Greece: a Sat-Nep-Chi odyssey (4/16/16)
Far beyond Flint: Astrology and today’s water challenges (3/7/16)
The Astro-politics of Water: MI’s Mar. 6th debate, the Flint water crisis (3/3/16)
Astro-Parallels: GOP’s fractured party…California’s fractured faults (3/1/16

Public Health
McCain, McConnell & a Stinking Fish: healthcare & the Senate (7/28/17)
Seductive Pain: the Astrology of the Opioid Epidemic (7/4/17)
The Desire to Be: today’s healthcare debate (6/26/17)
The Sibly Moon under siege: “there’s gold in them thar hills!” (5/26/17)
A New Take on Chaos & Cruelty: Plu and the Aries Ingress (3/20/17)
Of Big Wind & Boomerangs: the Jup-Ura opposition in DC (3/10/17)
Waxing & Waning: the new Aries Solar Year dawns (3/6/17)
“The Widening Gyre:” Sat, Nep, Chi & the Feb. 26th Eclipse in D.C. (2/21/17)

Nep wears a “Pussy Hat:” the Yin/Yang of the Women’s Movement (1/23/17)
Nep cues up the marching bands – Inaug 2017 and coming times (1/19/17)
A “1000 cuts:” the lesser angels of Nep & Chi storm through DC (1/13/17)
The Single Eye – Vision, Learning & the Astrological Sun (12/30/16)
Krampus or Jolly Old St. Nick? Saturnalia 2016 (12/19/16)
Venus Wars: Gender, Election 2016 and the looming Roe v. Wade battle (11/16/16)
Zika concerns and the September 1st Solar Eclipse (8/31/16)
2017: volatile times with the Sib Prog Lunar Cycle’s 3rd Q (5/3/16)

Eclipses, Mars Rx & Brazil’s Zika crisis (4/29/16)
“Holding a Lighted Candle:”—Gen Sag and Autism research (4/26/16)
 
Immigration
Into the desert: on Neptune & Pluto, migrant crises, the Helsinki Summit & shifting alliances (7/5/18)
No Heart in D.C.—the Astrology of DACA (9/6/17)
E Pluribus explodes: a long, hot Ura-Plu summer (8/2/17)
The Astrology of Law & Order: Ura stations Rx on Jul 29th (7/25/16)
Nepe, Plu & the Alien Invasion…Revisiting Welles’ War of the Worlds (7/2/16)
Nep’s desperate river: a new “Marshall Plan” the path forward? (6/22/16)
Papa Pancho in Greece: a Sat-Nep-Chi odyssey (4/16/16)
Nep & Satgo round ‘n round: The Bridge of Spies, the Berlin Wall (3/9/16)

 
Social justice issues, national events
Putin's wounded trophy wife: Trump reports for duty in Helsinki (7/16/18)
Eclipse connections: A window on perplexing times (7/21/18)
Into the desert: on Neptune & Pluto, migrant crises, the Helsinki Summit & shifting alliances (7/5/18)
A timely outcry for change: Gen Sag & the March for Our Lives (3/26/18)
Enough! Pluin Sag teens come of age with grit & grace (3/16/18)
Unacceptable Sacrifices: the Parkland shooting & beyond (2/22/2018)
Stumbling on the Mountain: American Dreamscape, MLK 2018 (1/15/18)
Pivotal Cap times & Saturnalia 2017 (12/11/17)
Of toothaches, retweets, grudge-matches: Sat-Chi challenges (12/1/17)
An astrological fork: on gender & power in America (11/19/17)
An outer planetary perspective, as Ura prepares to enter Taurus (11/12/17)

Plu generations collide along D.C.’s high & low roads (11/5/17)
Plu moves south: Wealth, Power & Race in the crosshairs (10/10/17)
A Dark Moon rises: the astrology of the Vegas attack (10/2/17)
Jup adrift on the River Styx: October’s Sco ingress (8/21/17)
The meltdown in “T” Tower; more pre-eclipse drama (8/17/17)
The young, the stressed: pre-eclipse drama in Charlottesville (8/13/17)
E Pluribus explodes: the long, hot Ura-Plu summer (8/2/17)
McCain, McConnell & a Stinking Fish: healthcare & the Senate (7/28/17)

Why gov’t is not business…DC’s cautionary tale (8/10/17)
From euphoria to muck: the 2009 Jup-Nep cycle lives on (7/24/17)
Seductive Pain: the Astrology of the Opioid Epidemic (7/4/17)
Nebulous timing, real tragedy: the USS Fitzgerald (6/19/17)
Playing Ball on a Fiery Diamond: a day of violence (6/15/17)
The Astrology of Young People Under Fire: Gen Sag (6/14/17)
Dueling Suns in DC: Comey takes the Oath (6/9/17)
The Sibly Moon under siege: “there’s gold in them thar hills!” (5/26/17)

Crisis, Part Three: The Chaos & Wisdom of the 3rd Q Sibly Progressed Lunar Cycle (5/18/17)
A Constitutional Crisis: the Comey Firing, Part One (5/10/17)
An August eclipse blazes a trail across America: time to get real (5/2/17)
Killing “the bird that made the breezes blow:” the EPA’s Neptune challenge (4/25/17)
Neptune rises at Easter dawn (4/15/17)
Father-Wounds & Dynasty Blues: a Cosmic Drama in 3 Saturn-Pluto Acts (4/11/17)
A Fated Cosmic Juggling Act in DC: Yods & Double Quincunxes, Oh, My! (3/30/17)
Of Big Wind & Boomerangs: the Jupiter-Uranus opposition blows through DC (3/10/17)

Waxing & Waning: the new Aries Solar Year dawns on critical times (3/6/17)
Of Whistle-blowing & Volatile Times: Saturn & the 3rd Q Sibly Progressed Lunar Cycle (2/27/17)
Strutting its Cosmic Stuff: Eclipse season 2017 unfolds in DC (2/15/17)
Neptune cues up the marching bands – Inauguration 2017 and coming times (1/19/17)
Krampus or Jolly Old St. Nick? Saturnalia 2016 (12/19/16)
The Birth of America, Inc. & the astrology of conflicting interests (11/30/16)
An Underworld quest & our national trail of tears: the North Dakota pipeline protests (10/31/16)
Hurricane Trump shreds the GOP – the Astrology (10/11/16)


Remembering a Cosmic Trial: 2001 & the U.S. Sibly Solar Return (9/10/16)
An Astrology of Wounded Childhood & Compassion Fatigue (8/26/16)
An Unhinged Medley: an Eclipse, a Libra Ingress & potential surprises on the road to Election 2016 (8/10/16)
Already, a “shotgun divorce?”…the unlikely Cosmic match of Trump & the GOP (8/4/16)
The Astrology of Free Trade—NAFTA as a watershed moment, TPP on the horizon (7/29/16)
The Astrology of Wikileaks’ tactical strike on Hillary Clinton (7/26/16)
The Astrology of Law & Order: Uranus stations retrograde on July 29th (7/25/16)
The Failed Coups of Summer 2016: are Trump & Erdogan Cosmic Cousins?  (7/21/16)


The Furies are upon us: a week of trial by Cosmic fire (7/9/16)
Neptune, Pluto & the Alien Invasion…Revisiting Orson Welles’ War of the Worlds (7/2/16)
Deluded lone crusaders: cosmic parallels echo from Charleston to Orlando (6/20/16)
Shooting the rapids on a cosmic river boat: September’s mutable eclipse (6/13/16)
The Mutable Grand Square Dance in California—who wins? (6/6/16)
Looking ahead to 2017: volatile times with the Sibly Progressed Lunar Cycle’s 3rd quarter (5/3/16)
An Astrological Fairy Tale: the Evil Fairy, Prince Charming & the April 19th NY Primary (4/9/16)
Playing Tag with Cerberus: Mars Rx & our Revolutionary Times (3/31/16)

What’s up with the “youth vote?” An astrological look at the Millennial generation (3/11/16)
Neptune & Saturn go round ‘n round: The Bridge of Spies, the Berlin Wall and today’s new isolationism (3/9/16)
Far beyond Flint: Astrology and today’s water challenges (3/7/16)
The Astro-politics of Water: Michigan’s March 6th debate and the Flint water crisis (3/3/16)
Astro-Parallels: GOP’s fractured party…California’s fractured fault lines (3/1/16)
The Cosmic Do-Si-Do: Retrograde transits, Super Tuesday & the July Nominating Conventions (2/27/16)  
   
 
International Events & Relations
Putin's wounded trophy wife: Trump reports for duty in Helsinki (7/16/18)
Eclipse connections: A window on perplexing times (7/21/18)
Into the desert: on Neptune & Pluto, migrant crises, the Helsinki Summit & shifting alliances (7/5/18)
The "split screen:" the astrology of provocation in Jerusalem  (5/15/18)
How many tails wag a dog? On missiles over Syria (4/16/18)
Let the Jup-Sat-Plu Games begin: the high stakes in Pyeongchang (2/12/18)
Where do we go from here? Looking ahead to 2018 (10/16/17)
Plu’s southward transit: Wealth, Power & Race in the crosshairs (10/10/17)
Flying a kite at the UN: of modes and saber-rattling (9/25/17)
From euphoria to muck: the 2009 Jupr-Nep cycle lives on (7/24/17)
That “crunching noise”…meetings and wake-up calls (7/11/17)

Nebulous timing, real tragedy: the USS Fitzgerald (6/19/17)
Killing "Desdemona:" the Paris Accord lives on!  (6/2/17)
Not-so-Close Encounters: on Trump-Merkel relations (5/31/17)
An Aug eclipse blazes a trail across US: time to get real (5/2/17)
Delusions & Drama in DC: on Saber-rattling (4/20/17)
Neptune rises at Easter dawn (4/15/17)
Father-Wounds & Dynasty Blues: Drama in 3 Sat-Plu Acts (4/11/17)
Reaping, Sowing & Moving On: 2020 Sat-Plu cycle (4/6/17)

Connecting the Sat-Plu dots: McCarthyism 2.0?  (3/24/17)
“An arena for angry minds:” on Paranoid Politics (3/16/17)
Waxing & Waning: the new Aries Solar Year dawns (3/6/17)
Volatile Times: Sat & the 3rd Q Sib Prog Lunar Cycle (2/27/17)
“The Widening Gyre:” Sat, Nep, Chi & the Feb 26th Eclipse in D.C. (2/21/17)
Strutting its Cosmic Stuff: Eclipse season 2017 unfolds in DC (2/15/17)
Shock therapy in February: Eclipse season 2017 begins (2/4/17)
A “1000 cuts:” the lesser angels of Nep & Chi storm through Washington (1/13/17)

Krampus or Jolly Old St. Nick? Saturnalia 2016 (12/19/16)
Of Double Binds & Mutable Times: the Gem-Sag Full Moon (12/14/16)
The Birth of America, Inc. & conflicting interests (11/30/16)
The Ura-Nep cycle & a “Post-Truth” world (11/21/16)
The Better Uses of Jup and Plu: We Can Do It! (11/7/16)
A Distributed Denial of Svc; hitching a ride in Card/Mut times (10/26/16)
A Cosmic Trial: 2001 & the U.S. Sib Sol Ret (9/10/16)
Zika concerns and the September 1st Solar Eclipse (8/31/16)

Of Wounded Childhood & Compassion Fatigue (8/26/16)
The Astrology of Gold, Silver & Bronze: everyday Olympics (8/19/16)
On Free Trade—NAFTA as a watershed moment, TPP on the horizon (7/29/16)
On Wikileaks’ tactical strike on Hillary Clinton (7/26/16)
The Astrology of Law & Order: Ura stations Rx on Jul 29th (7/25/16)
The Failed Coups of 2016: Trump & Erdogan Cosmic Cousins?  (7/21/16)
Endangered diplomacy/cooperation? On the NATO Warsaw Summit (7/7/16)
Nep, Plu & the Alien Invasion: Revisiting Welles’ War of the Worlds (7/2/16)

“Regretix?” The UK’s Brexit vote…what’s next? (6/25/16)
Nep’s desperate river: a new “Marshall Plan” the path forward? (6/22/16)
France eclipsed: a look at one unfortunate Cosmic year (5/30/16)
2017: volatile times with the Sib Prog Lunar Cycle’s 3rd Q (5/3/16)
Eclipses, Mars Rx & Brazil’s Zika crisis (4/29/16)
Finding Mother Earth in the Heavens: the Paris Climate Accord (4/23/16)
Papa Pancho in Greece: a Sat-Nep-Chi odyssey (4/16/16)
Cosmic Connections: exploring radicalization, Srebrenica to Brussels (3/26/16)

A GOP Milestone: May 24, 2000 & the 2000 Jup-Sat Cycle (3/23/16)
Nep & Sat go round ‘n round: The Bridge of Spies, the Berlin Wall (3/9/16)
Astro-Parallels: GOP's fractured party...CA’s fractured faults (3/1/16
Einstein's Black Holes "Chirp," Pope meets Patriarch, Scalia exits... (2/18/16)
"Tweedledum & Tweedledee agreed to have a battle:" the Sat-Nep cycle (2/13/16
Sat, Ura & Nep in 2016...the Wild West revisited? (1/22/16)  
A methane gusher, a Paris agreement... (12/31/15

Malleable realities, Sat-sq-Nep & the Paris COP21 Conference (12/2/15
Jup-Chi & the extremist impulse (11/20/15)
Nous sommes Paris! "Black Friday" & the Sat-Nep Cycle (11/15/15)  
On rivers of humanity: a Ura-Plu, Sat-Nep saga (11/11/15)       

Media Affairs
Putin's wounded trophy wife: Trump reports for duty in Helsinki (7/16/18)
Eclipse connections: A window on perplexing times (7/21/18)
Two companies in the D.C. crosshairs: Amazon & the WAPO (4/6/18)
E Pluribus explodes: the Astrology of a long, hot Ura-Plu summer (8/2/17)
Why government is not business...DC's cautionary tale (8/10/17)
Dueling Suns in DC: Comey takes the Oath (6/9/17)
A Cosmic Juggling Act in DC: Yods & Double Quincunxes, Oh, My! (3/30/17)
“An arena for angry minds:” on Paranoid Politics (3/16/17)
Of Big Wind & Boomerangs: the Jup-Ura opposition in DC (3/10/17)
A “1000 cuts:” the lesser angels of Nep & Chi storm through DC (1/13/17)

Krampus or Jolly Old St. Nick? Saturnalia 2016 (12/19/16)
Of Double Binds & Mutable Times: the Gem-Sag Full Moon (12/14/16)
The Birth of America, Inc. & conflicting interests (11/30/16)
The Better Uses of Jup and Plu: We Can Do It! (11/7/16)
Thumbs Up or Down? Civilization and the Jup-Sat roots of Elec 2016 (10/17/16)
The Astrology of Gold, Silver & Bronze: everyday Olympics (8/19/16)
On Gridlock in a time of Chaos: Elec 2016 Update (8/2/16)
On Wikileaks’ tactical strike on Hillary Clinton (7/26/16)

The Failed Coups of 2016: Trump & Erdogan Cosmic Cousins?  (7/21/16)
Nep, Plu & the Alien Invasion…Revisiting Welles’ War of the Worlds (7/2/16)
Nep’s desperate river: is a new “Marshall Plan” the path forward...? (6/22/16)
The Mutable Grand Sq. Dance in CA—who wins? (6/6/16)
Big Red turns direct as a stressful Solar year dawns for Trump (6/3/16)
Finding Mother Earth in the Heavens: the Paris Climate Accord (4/23/16)
Papa Pancho in Greece: a Sat-Nep-Chi odyssey (4/16/16)
An Astro Fairy Tale: an Evil Fairy, Pr. Charming & Apr NY Primary (4/9/16)
Trump the Magic Dragon runs aground? Election 2016 Rx’s (4/2/16)
The Youth Vote 2016, Pt. Two: the Plu in Sco Millennials (3/20/16)
Nep & Sat go round ‘n round: The Bridge of Spies, the Berlin Wall (3/9/16)
"Tweedledum & Tweedledee agreed to have a battle:" the Sat-Nep cycle (2/13/16
Mars in Scorpio & the Showdown at the Malheur Wildlife Refuge (1/11/16)  
More Astrology for Film Buffs: Sat & Nep Direct (11/4/15)  
Looking back...looking forward...in a "galaxy far, far away" (10/29/15)  
 

National Affairs (U.S.)

Armed Forces & Conflict
Putin's wounded trophy wife: Trump reports for duty in Helsinki (7/16/18)
Eclipse connections: A window on perplexing times (7/21/18)
Mem. Day 2018: on the military's role in today's government (5/26/2018)
How many tails to wag a dog? On missiles over Syria (4/16/18)
Progress, pitfalls & keeping it real: the 2018 Aries Ingress (3/11/18)
An outer planetary perspective, as Uranus prepares to enter Taurus (11/12/17)
Where do we go from here? Looking ahead to 2018 (10/16/17)
Nebulous timing, real tragedy: the USS Fitzgerald (6/19/17)
An Aug eclipse blazes a trail across US: time to get real (5/2/17)

Delusions & Drama: the Astrology of Saber-rattling (4/20/17)
Father-Wounds, Dynasty Blues: a Drama in 3 Sat-Plu Acts (4/11/17)
Reaping, Sowing & Moving On: the 2020 Sat-Plu cycle (4/6/17)
“An arena for angry minds:” on Paranoid Politics (3/16/17)
Volatile Times: Sat & the 3rd Q Sibly Prog Lunar Cycle (2/27/17)
“The Widening Gyre:” Sat, Nep, Chi & the Feb. 26th Eclipse (2/21/17)
Nep cues up the marching bands – Inaug 2017 and coming times (1/19/17)
Krampus or Jolly Old St. Nick? Saturnalia 2016 (12/19/16)

The Birth of America, Inc. & conflicting interests (11/30/16)
The Ura-Nep cycle & a “Post-Truth” world (11/21/16)
Falling off Trump’s Wall: on a new Civil War (11/12/16)
An Underworld quest & trail of tears: the ND pipeline protests (10/31/16)
Children of Fire & Air: Gen Lib & Edward Snowden’s dilemma (9/26/16)
A Cosmic Trial: 2001 & the U.S. Sibly Solar Return (9/10/16)
On Law & Order: Ura stations Rx on Jul 29th (7/25/16)
The Failed Coups of 2016: Trump & Erdogan Cosmic Cousins?  (7/21/16

The Furies are upon us: a week of trial by Cosmic fire (7/9/16)
Diplomacy & cooperation endangered: NATO Warsaw Summit (7/7/16)
Shooting the rapids: September’s mutable eclipse (6/13/16)
2017: volatile times with the Sib Prog Lunar Cycle’s 3rd quarter (5/3/16)
Playing Tag with Cerberus: Mars Rx & our Times (3/31/16)
The Youth Vote 2016, Part Two: the Plu in Sco Millennials (3/20/16)
Nep & Sat go round ‘n round: The Bridge of Spies, the Berlin Wall (3/9/16)
Mars in Scorpio & the Showdown at the Malheur Wildlife Refuge (1/11/16)
Trump the Enigma (12/10/15)  

Congress & Political Parties  
Putin's wounded trophy wife: Trump reports for duty in Helsinki (7/16/18)
Eclipse connections: A window on perplexing times (7/21/18)
Into the desert: on Neptune & Pluto, migrant crises, the Helsinki Summit & shifting alliances (7/5/18)
Flying too close to the Sun: Nunes & his Memo (2/8/18)
Of Shutdowns & Goat Yoga: Cap wake-up calls, reality checks  (1/23/18)
A principled woman acts: powerful Capricorn times (1/10/18)
An astrological fork: on gender & power in America (11/19/17)
On critical times for the GOP: Pluto weighs in (10/25/17)
A Dark Moon rises: the astrology of the Vegas attack (10/2/17)
No Heart in D.C.--the Astrology of DACA (9/6/17)
Locking horns in D.C.: the Trump/McConnell stand off (8/26/17)

McCain, McConnell & a Stinking Fish: healthcare & the Senate  (7/28/17)
Why gov’t is not business...an astrological cautionary tale (8/10/17)
The Desire to Be: the Astrology of today's healthcare debate (6/26/17)
Playing Ball on a Fiery Diamond: a day of violence (6/15/17)
The Sibly Moon under siege: "there's gold in them thar hills!"  (5/26/17)
The Astrology of Religious Freedom: Caesar at the Wailing Wall  (5/23/17)
Constitutional Crisis, Pt. Two: Wielding the "Moral Vacuum" (5/13/17)
A Constitutional Crisis: the Comey Firing, Pt. One (5/10/17)

An August eclipse blazes a trail across US: time to get real (5/2/17)
Killing "the bird that made the breezes blow:" Nep & the EPA (4/25/17)
A Fated Cosmic Juggling Act in DC: Yods & Double Quincunxes! (3/30/17)
A New Take on Chaos & Cruelty: Pluto & the Aries Ingress, (3/20/17)
Of Big Wind & Boomerangs: the Jup-Ura opposition in DC (3/10/17)
“The Widening Gyre:” Sat, Nep, Chi & the Feb 26th Eclipse in D.C. (2/21/17)
Strutting its Cosmic Stuff: Eclipse season 2017 unfolds in DC (2/15/17)
Shock therapy in February: Eclipse season 2017 begins (2/4/17)

Nep cues up the marching bands – Inaug 2017 and coming times (1/19/17)
A “1000 cuts:” the lesser angels of Nep & Chi storm DC (1/13/17)
For better or worse: a rocky start for the 115th Congress (1/5/17)
Krampus or Jolly Old St. Nick? Saturnalia 2016 (12/19/16)
Of Double Binds & Mutable Times: the Gem-Sag Full Moon (12/14/16)
The Birth of America, Inc.: on conflicting interests (11/30/16)
Venus Wars: Gender, Elec 2016 & the looming Roe v. Wade battle (11/16/16)
Falling off Trump’s Wall: of a new Civil War (11/12/16)

An Underworld quest & trail of tears: the ND pipeline protests (10/31/16)
Thumbs Up or Down? Civilization & the Jupr-Sat roots of Elec 2016 (10/17/16)
Hurricane Trump shreds the GOP – the Astrology (10/11/16)
A Cosmic Trial: 2001 & the U.S. Sibly Solar Return (9/10/16)
Zika concerns and the September 1st Solar Eclipse (8/31/16)
An Unhinged Medley: an Eclipse, a Lib Ingress & surprises for Election 2016 (8/10/16)
A “shotgun divorce?”…the unlikely Cosmic Trump-GOP match (8/4/16)
Gridlock in a time of Chaos: Election 2016 Update (8/2/16)

Free Trade—NAFTA as a watershed moment, TPP on the horizon (7/29/16)
Wikileaks’ tactical strike on Hillary Clinton (7/26/16)
The Astrology of Law & Order: Ura stations Rx on Jul 29th (7/25/16)
The Failed Coups of 2016: Trump & Erdogan Cosmic Cousins?  (7/21/16)
A Cosmic Cautionary Tale: the NYSE & Trump’s Convention (7/19/16)
Deluded lone crusaders: parallels from Charleston-Orlando (6/20/16)
Shooting the rapids: September’s mutable eclipse (6/13/16)
The Mutable Grand Sq Dance in CA—who wins? (6/6/16)

Papa Pancho in Greece: a Sat-Nep-Chi odyssey (4/16/16)
An Astro Fairy Tale: an Evil Fairy, Pr. Charming, the 4/19 NY Primary (4/9/16)
Trump the Magic Dragon runs aground? More on Elec. 2016 Rx’s (4/2/16)
A GOP Milestone: May 24, 2000/the 2000 Jup-Sat Cycle (3/23/16)
A Rx “tag team” looms: regrouping ahead for Trump? (3/14/16)
Astro-Parallels: GOP’s fractured party, CA’s fractured faults (3/1/16)
A Cosmic Do-Si-Do: Rx transits, Super Tues. & July Conventions (2/27/16
Potholes & Eclipse politics: Michigan's March 8th primary election (2/23/16)

Einstein's Black Holes "Chirp," Pope meets Patriarch & Scalia exits... (2/18/16)  
Sat, Ura & Nep in 2016...the Wild West revisited? (1/22/16)

Law & Order/Investigations
Putin's wounded trophy wife: Trump reports for duty in Helsinki (7/16/18)
Eclipse connections: A window on perplexing times (7/21/18)
Into the desert: on Neptune & Pluto, migrant crises, the Helsinki Summit & shifting alliances (7/5/18)
Flying too close to the Sun: Nunes & his Memo  (2/8/18
A principled woman acts: powerful Capricorn times (1/10/18)
Dropping a bombshell: on today’s FBI indictments (10/30/17)
A Dark Moon rises: the astrology of the Vegas attack (10/2/17)
No Heart in D.C.—the Astrology of DACA (9/6/17)
From euphoria to muck: the 2009 Jup-Nep cycle lives on (7/24/17)
Surprise, surprise…: the Astrology of an email disaster (7/14/17)
That “crunching noise”…meetings and wake-up calls (7/11/17)


Playing Ball on a Fiery Diamond: a day of violence (6/15/17)
Dueling Suns in DC: Comey takes the Oath (6/9/17)
Pluto in Leo’s “Last Hurrah” & an intense solar return (6/7/17)
The Astrology of Religious Freedom: Caesar at the Wailing Wall (5/23/17)
Crisis, Part Three: the 3rd Q Sib Prog Lunar Cycle (5/18/17)
A Constitutional Crisis: the Comey Firing, Pt.One (5/10/17)
A Fated Cosmic Juggling Act in DC: Yods & Double Quincunxes! (3/30/17)
Connecting the Sat-Plu dots: McCarthyism 2.0? (3/24/17)

“An arena for angry minds:” on Paranoid Politics (3/16/17)
Waxing & Waning: the new Aries Solar Year dawns (3/6/17)
“The Widening Gyre:” Sat, Nep, Chi & the Feb. 26th Eclipse in D.C. (2/21/17)
Strutting its Cosmic Stuff: Eclipse season 2017 unfolds in DC (2/15/17)
Shock therapy in February: Eclipse season 2017 begins (2/4/17)
A “thousand cuts:” the lesser angels of Nep & Chi storm through Washington (1/13/17)
For better or worse: a rocky start for the 115th Congress (1/5/17)
Of Double Binds & Mutable Times: the Gem-Sag Full Moon (12/14/16)

An Underworld quest & the trail of tears: the ND pipeline protests (10/31/16)
Children of Fire & Air: the Libra Generation & Edward Snowden’s dilemma (9/26/16)
The Astrology of Wikileaks’ tactical strike on Hillary Clinton (7/26/16)
The Astrology of Law & Order: Ura stations Rx on Jul 29th (7/25/16)
The Failed Coups of 2016: Trump & Erdogan Cosmic Cousins?  (7/21/16)
The Furies are upon us: a week of trial by Cosmic fire (7/9/16)
Deluded lone crusaders: parallels from Charleston to Orlando (6/20/16)
Shooting the rapids: September’s mutable eclipse (6/13/16)

France eclipsed: one unfortunate Cosmic year (5/30/16)
Cosmic Connections: exploring radicalization, Srebrenica to Brussels (3/26/16)
Nep & Sat go round ‘n round: The Bridge of Spies, the Berlin Wall (3/9/16)
Mars in Scorpio & the Showdown at the Malheur Wildlife Refuge (1/11/16

National Security (domestic and international challenges)          
Eclipse connections: A window on perplexing times (7/21/18)
Into the desert: on Neptune & Pluto, migrant crises, the Helsinki Summit & shifting alliances (7/5/18)
How many tails does it take to wag a dog? Missiles over Syria (4/16/18)  
Progress, pitfalls & keeping it real: the 2018 Aries Ingress (3/11/18)

A Dark Moon rises: the astrology of the Vegas attack (10/2/17)
The young & the stressed: pre-eclipse drama in Charlottesville (8/13/17)
Seductive Pain: the Astrology of the Opioid Epidemic (7/4/17)
Nebulous timing, real tragedy: the USS Fitzgerald (6/19/17)
Playing Ball on a Fiery Diamond: a day of violence (6/15/17)
Killing “Desdemona:” the Paris Accord lives on! (6/2/17)

An August eclipse blazes a trail across US: time to get real (5/2/17)
Killing “the bird that made the breezes blow:” Nep & the EPA (4/25/17)
Delusions & Drama in DC: the Astrology of Saber-rattling (4/20/17)
Connecting the Sat-Plu dots: McCarthyism 2.0? (3/24/17)
“An arena for angry minds:” the Astrology of Paranoid Politics (3/16/17)
Of Big Wind & Boomerangs: the Jupr-Ura opposition in DC (3/10/17)
"Tweedledum & Tweedledee agreed to have a battle:" the Sat-Nep cycle (2/13/16)
Mars in Scorpio & the Showdown at the Malheur Wildlife Refuge (1/11/16


A methane gusher & a Paris agreement... (12/31/15)  
Malleable realities, Sat-sq-Nep & the Paris COP21 Conference (12/2/15)
Jupr-Chi & the extremist impulse (11/20/15
Nous sommes Paris! "Black Friday" in Paris & the Sat-Nep Cycle (11/15/15
On order v. disorder and rivers of humanity: a Ura-Plu, Sat-Nep saga (11/11/15)  
A Modest Time-Travel Fantasy (10/26/15)      

U.S. Governmental Figures in the News 
From Montreal to Singapore: making history & a bombastic Sol Ret (6/11/18)
The Long View from Eris: spirited warriors in the news (4/28/18)
Flying too close to the Sun: Nunes & his Memo (2/8/18)
Stumbling on the Mountain: the American Dreamscape, MLK 2018 (1/15/18)
A principled woman acts: powerful Capricorn times (1/10/18)
An astrological fork in the road: on gender & power in America (11/19/17)
Locking horns in D.C.: the Trump/McConnell stand off (8/26/17)
McCain, McConnell & a Stinking Fish: healthcare & the Senate (7/28/17)
Nebulous timing, real tragedy: the USS Fitzgerald (6/19/17)

Dueling Suns in DC: Comey takes the Oath (6/9/17)
Not-so-Close Encounters: Trump-Merkel relations (5/31/17)
Crisis, Pt. Three: the 3rd Q Sib Prog Lunar Cycle (5/18/17)
Constitutional Crisis, Pt. Two: Wielding the “Moral Vacuum” (5/13/17)
A Constitutional Crisis: the Comey Firing, Pt. One (5/10/17)
Killing “the bird that made the breezes blow:” Nep & the EPA (4/25/17)
A Cosmic Juggling Act in DC: Yods & Double Quincunxes! (3/30/17)
Connecting the Sat-Plu dots: McCarthyism 2.0? (3/24/17)

“An arena for angry minds:” the Astrology of Paranoid Politics (3/16/17)
Potholes & Eclipse politics: Michigan's Mar. 8th primary election (2/23/16
Einstein's Black Holes "Chirp," Pope meets Patriarch & Scalia exits... (2/18/16
Sat, Ura & Nep in 2016...the Wild West revisited? (1/22/16
A Cautionary Tale...the Flint water crisis, the Gov's 2nd Sat return (1/20/16)  
A Modest Time-Travel Fantasy (10/26/15)    

The White House & Trump 
Putin's wounded trophy wife: Trump reports for duty in Helsinki (7/16/18)
Eclipse connections: A window on perplexing times (7/21/18)
Into the desert: on Neptune & Pluto, migrant crises, the Helsinki Summit & shifting alliances (7/5/18)
From Montreal to Singapore: making history & a bombastic Sol Ret (6/11/18)
Two companies in the D.C. crosshairs: Amazon & the WAPO (4/16/18)
Progress, Pitfalls & Keeping it Real: the 2018 Aries Ingress (3/11/18)
Flying too close to the Sun: Nunes & his Memo (2/8/18)
Eclipse watch: consolidating power, for good or ill (1/30/18)
Stumbling on the Mountain: the American Dreamscape, MLK 2018 (1/15/18)
Of toothaches, retweets & grudge-matches: the Sat-Chi cycle (12/1/17)
An outer planetary perspective, as Ura prepares to enter Taurus (11/12/17)
Dropping a bombshell: on today’s FBI indictments (10/30/17)

Where do we go from here? Looking ahead to 2018 (10/16/17)
Pluto’s southward transit: Wealth, Power & Race in the crosshairs (10/10/17)
Flying a kite at the UN: of astrological modes and saber-rattling (9/25/17)
No Heart in D.C.—the Astrology of DACA (9/6/17)
At the crossroads: Hurricane Harvey & Trump’s Fri. night specials (8/29/17)
Locking horns in D.C.: the Trump/McConnell stand off (8/26/17)
Jup adrift on the River Styx: October’s Scorpio ingress (8/21/17)
The meltdown in “T” Tower; pre-eclipse drama and looking ahead (8/17/17)

E Pluribus explodes: the Astrology of a long, hot Ura-Plu summer (8/2/17)
McCain, McConnell & a Stinking Fish: the Senate & healthcare (7/28/17)
From euphoria to muck: the 2009 Jup-Nep cycle lives on (7/24/17)
Surprise, surprise…: the Astrology of an email disaster (7/14/17)
That “crunching noise”…Cosmic meetings and wake-up calls (7/11/17)
Dueling Suns in DC: Comey takes the Oath (6/9/17)
Pluto in Leo’s “Last Hurrah” & an intense solar return (6/7/17)
Killing “Desdemona:” the Paris Accord lives on! (6/2/17)

Not-so-Close Encounters: the Astrology of Trump-Merkel relations (5/31/17)
The Sibly Moon under siege: “there’s gold in them thar hills!” (5/26/17)
The Astrology of Religious Freedom: Caesar at the Wailing Wall (5/23/17)
Crisis, Pt. Three: the 3rd Q Sib Prog Lunar Cycle (5/18/17)
Constitutional Crisis, Pt. Two: Wielding the “Moral Vacuum” (5/13/17)
An August eclipse blazes a trail across US: time to get real (5/2/17)
Killing “the bird that made the breezes blow:” Nep & the EPA (4/25/17)
Delusions & Drama in DC: the Astrology of saber-rattling (4/20/17)

A Cosmic Juggling Act in DC: Yods & Double Quincunxes! (3/30/17)
Connecting the Sat-Plu dots: McCarthyism 2.0? (3/24/17)
New Chaos & Cruelty: Plu & the Aries Ingress, (3/20/17)
“An arena for angry minds:” the Astrology of Paranoid Politics (3/16/17)
Of Big Wind & Boomerangs: the Jup-Ura opposition in DC (3/10/17)
Potholes & Eclipse politics: Michigan's March 8th primary election (2/23/16)
Einstein's Black Holes "Chirp," Pope meets Patriarch, Scalia exits... (2/18/16

The Abduction of Persephone & the Planetary Myth of Electability (2/8/16)
"Weighing Hearts" -- Nep & Plu weigh in on Established Politics (2/3/16
Coming full circle, planting new seeds....the Nep-Plu cycle in action (2/1/16)
History speaks in cycles and parallels: Sat-Ura-Nep & New Populism (1/28/16
Trump the Enigma (12/10/15)  
Malleable realities, Sat-sq-Nep & the Paris COP21 Conference (12/2/15
A Modest Time-Travel Fantasy (10/26/15)