Astrological Musings
April 2008 Archives

The US has a Federally funded programme which encourages young people to remain celibate until marriage. The programme is known as the Silver Ring Thing, because the teenagers involved wear a silver ring (on their finger) as a sign of […]

Dear readers, I am taking a few days off to handle the transit of Pluto to natal Mars. Rest assured that when I return I will have new insights about this powerful combination of planets and a new sympathy for […]

Posted by Dharmaruci From the New York Times: “The Justice Department has told Congress that American intelligence operatives attempting to thwart terrorist attacks can legally use interrogation methods that might otherwise be prohibited under international law… Determining the legal boundaries […]

It is fitting that Earth Day takes place when the Sun is in the earthy sign of Taurus. I feel that the Earth is the true ruler of Taurus as Taurus signifies the culmination of all that life on Earth […]

From Newsmonster: Christeen Skinner blinks at the screen of her computer and takes another slurp of coffee. It’s half past seven in the morning and she’s preparing for a crucial meeting with the chief executive of the High and Mighty […]

I was just listening to NPR in the car, and Talk of the Nation had a story called “Growing Up on Antidepressants” which interested me greatly and I’ve written on this subject before. There were several callers to the show […]

We have a couple of interesting planetary configurations now that will last for a few more days. One is a Grand Trine that includes the Sun in Taurus, Pluto in Capricorn, and Saturn in Virgo that began a couple of […]

As Jeffrey pointed out in the comment section, Saturn is stationing (standing still) as it prepares to change direction on May 3, and Saturn in Virgo is in the news on a daily basis. Here is another interesting corrolary challenging […]

I have been avidly watching the series on John Adams that’s been running on HBO – a must for anyone interested in American politics. It’s been fascinating to see how our government began, and the lies and manipulations that kept […]

Many parts of America, long considered the breadbasket of the world, are now confronting a once unthinkable phenomenon: food rationing. Major retailers in New York, in areas of New England, and on the West Coast are limiting purchases of flour, […]