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The Astrological State of the Union

posted by Lynn Hayes

Like people, countries have astrology charts that are based from the date and time of their inception.  There is a great deal of argument among astrologers over which is the “real” chart for the US, and if you like you […]

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The astrology of SOPA

posted by Lynn Hayes

SOPA is the Stop Online Piracy Act currently under discussion in the US House of Representatives.  At first glance, stopping online piracy sounds like a good idea.  I know that I myself have found plenty of my articles circulating on […]

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Time Magazine’s Person of the Year: The Protester

posted by Lynn Hayes

Astrologers everywhere are nodding their head.  Uranus in Aries square Pluto – Time Magazine names “The Protester” the person of the year.  Uranus: rebellion and radical change, in Aries: initiation and action.  Squaring Pluto, power, endings and transformation; in Capricorn, […]

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“Occupy Wall Street” – the beginning of Uranus/Pluto in the US

posted by Lynn Hayes

The movement known as “Occupy Wall Street” which began about three weeks ago in New York’s financial district has spread across the country, but it still isn’t clear what the message of the movement is.  For the first couple of […]

Remembering September 11th, and a look at the Pisces Full Moon, September 12, 2011

posted by Lynn Hayes

Remembering September 11th art by Elaine Felos Ostrander. You will have a hard time ignoring the fact that today is the tenth anniversary of the September 11th attacks if you live in the United States.  There’s not a media outlet […]

The astrology of Michelle Bachmann

posted by Lynn Hayes

Michelle Bachmann was the winner of the Iowa Straw Poll this week, putting her in the forefront of the pack for the 2012 elections.  It would be a mistake to laugh off her candidacy as a joke. Ms. Bachmann has […]

The Decline of the American Empire

posted by Lynn Hayes

Last week I wrote about the Sibly chart that I and most other astrologers use for the United States as a preface for this series since this is the chart I am using to track the change of fortune for […]

The astrology of Michele Bachmann, Part I

posted by Lynn Hayes

Now that the news is out that Michele Bachmann, a Republican presidential contender for the 2012 election, suffers from migraines I am eager to profile her.  I found this great article from Patrick Watson in which Bachmann reports on the […]

Musings on the death of Osama bin Laden

posted by Lynn Hayes

Although March 10 1957 is commonly given as the date of birth for Osama bin Laden, This has not been certain enough for astrologers to rely on. While several sources, including an interview with bin Laden himself, have used the […]

Barack Obama releases birth certificate (again)

posted by Lynn Hayes

Astrologers are always hunting for birth information, so we were the first ones on the trail of Barack Obama’s birth certificate.  Not that we believed he might be from Kenya, but we wanted to be able to construct an accurate […]

The US Saturn Return

posted by Lynn Hayes

It’s no secret that the United States is not the superpower it was even twenty years ago, when American manufacturers clothed people all over the world, and American farms provided grain and milk to assuage global hunger.  I would argue […]

Day of Rage in Saudi, just as Uranus enters Aries

posted by Lynn Hayes

Could the timing be more synchronistic?  Uranus enters Aries on Friday March 11, and a Day of Rage wave of protests is planned for Saudi Arabia on that day.  Aries is the sign that is ruled by Mars, the god […]

Uranus/Pluto and the power behind the revolution

posted by Lynn Hayes

As you may know, the revolutionary fever spreading through the middle east is not isolated to the Arab world.  In Wisconsin, protests against anti-union measures by the governor there have mobilized tens of thousands of government employees and students since […]

“Day of Rage” across the middle east

posted by Lynn Hayes

As I wrote a few weeks ago, Jupiter re-entering Aries in January set off a firestorm of anger across the middle east and north Africa.  At the time I wrote: I can’t help but think this is a good thing, […]

More musings on the Egyptian revolution

posted by Lynn Hayes

I was listening to the BBC news coverage of the momentous events in Egypt, and one of the journalists remarked that the protesters in Egypt no longer have any fear of the oppressive government.  His point was that once the […]

And the revolution begins.

posted by Lynn Hayes

Jupiter entered Aries last week for the first time since leaving that fiery sign of war last fall and retreating back into Pisces. You may remember that Jupiter and Uranus were conjunct in Aries back in late May and the […]

Keith Olbermann loses his job

posted by Lynn Hayes

Whether you love Keith Olbermann or hate him, there is no doubt that he was a groundbreaking journalist during the administration of Bush II, reporting on stories that the mainstream media ignored and bringing a fresh new perspective to evening […]

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posted by Lynn Hayes

In the story of the Wikileaks cables that has dominated the news over the past month or so there are two big players.  The first is Julian Assange, whose mysterious past and controversial present has captivated the curiosity of newshounds […]

The astrology of Julian Assange: we have a birth date!

posted by Lynn Hayes

Updated 12/2/10  with more chart details. As you may know, on Tuesday the Wikileaks website released hundreds of cablegrams from diplomats in a variety of countries around the world.  The feedback against Julian Assange, founder of Wikileaks, has of course been […]

A prayer for peace on Veteran’s Day

posted by Lynn Hayes

There is little doubt that the United State economy is dependent upon military spending, as shown in a recent study by the University of Alabama at Birmingham.   As is often noted, General and then President Dwight Eisenhower, warned back in 1960 […]

The astrology of Keith Olbermann’s suspension

posted by Lynn Hayes

On Friday November 6th it was announced that MSNBC was suspending commentator Keith Olbermann indefinitely without pay for making political contributions to Democratic candidates in violation of NBC’s stated policy against making such contributions without prior approval.  In preventing its […]

The United States Saturn Return

posted by Lynn Hayes

Every thirty years, Saturn returns to its place in the birthchart and that is no less true for national charts than it is for the charts of individuals.  The “Saturn Return” is a time that requires the celebration of Saturnian […]

The Plutocracy of Pluto in Capricorn 2010

posted by Lynn Hayes

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) on Thursday said the United States would be ceded to plutocrats and oligarchs if Republicans win next month’s election, referring to the flood of pro-GOP corporate election spending. Peasants for Plutocracy by Michael Dal Cerro […]

The Tea Party and the fall elections

posted by Lynn Hayes

From an astrological viewpoint, the Tea Party movement in the United States is a product of the opposition between Saturn (the establishment) and Uranus (the rebel) that began in the fall of 2008 with the election of Barack Obama.  The […]

Americans still don’t know who Obama is

posted by Lynn Hayes

I really haven’t wanted to write about President Obama, because I don’t want to stir up a hornet’s nest of controversy.  But I do find it striking that two years into his presidency, nearly 20% of Americans believe that he […]

The astrology of Dr. Laura’s resignation

posted by Lynn Hayes

Dr Laura Schlessinger is no stranger to controversy. She has called homosexuality a “biological error,” and compared gay parents to pedophiles.  While she has stated publicly her belief that marriage is a sacrament between a man and a woman, she […]

In honor of Ted Stevens, who died today

posted by Lynn Hayes

…I’d like to repost this video which is still one of the most hilarious things I’ve ever seen. This video was created after Alaska Senator Ted Stevens, who wanted the phone companies to be able to charge internet providers, famously […]

The astrology of Proposition 8

posted by Lynn Hayes

Yesterday’s ruling by a federal district judge overturning Proposition 8 occurred in the midst of a big planetary lineup involving Mars, Saturn, Jupiter, Saturn and Pluto.  Proposition 8 (the California Marriage Protection Act) restricted the state’s definition of marriage to […]

Pluto square Jupiter: Media blackout in the Gulf

posted by Lynn Hayes

For several weeks it there have been reports of reporters such as this one from Mother Jones being  prevented from fully covering the disaster in the Gulf, but it wasn’t until now, with Pluto locked in a nearly exact square to Jupiter, […]

Repost: The astrology of Elena Kagan

posted by Lynn Hayes

In honor of Elena Kagan’s confirmation hearings, and because I’m busily working on the July Skywatch (please sign up on my website if you’re not already on my mailing list!) I thought I’d repost this profile of Ms. Kagan. Elena […]

Dick Cheney’s back in the hospital

posted by Lynn Hayes

Former Vice-President (or some would say acting president) Dick Cheney was admitted to a hospital in Washington for tests on Friday night as the powerful Grand Cross eclipse fell right on his progressed Moon.  Cheney’s Moon just progressed into Libra […]

American healthcare: Business as usual

posted by Lynn Hayes

I’m going to file this under the category of Saturn concluding its travel through Virgo, the sign of health and the fragile ecosystem that makes up the body/mind/spirit system of the human being.  Saturn forces us to face reality – […]

This really is President Obama’s Katrina

posted by Lynn Hayes

President Obama will address the nation tonight in a speech about the oil disaster in the Gulf Coast.  We can argue all day, and probably will, over whether Obama has done enough to stem the tide of this horrific event, […]

Memorial Day musings

posted by Lynn Hayes

While I am out of town I’ve selected some older articles to repost for you. I was a student during the Vietnam war, and in demonstrations and marches against the war we decried the philosophy of our government that killing […]

“We are living in the era of the upstart”

posted by Lynn Hayes

All over the United States an anti-Washington fervor is throwing incumbents out of Congress in favor of unknown candidates with no ties to party machinery. Barack Obama won the presidency in November of 2008, the day of the first opposition […]

The Saturn/Uranus opposition: Hung parliament in Britain

posted by Lynn Hayes

This will be interesting to watch in light of the absolute failure in the United States to have any kind of coalition or consensus between Democrats and Republicans.  Thanks to BBC News  for this table.  Oppositions require balance and integration, and in […]

Distrust in the US government deepens

posted by Lynn Hayes

The first phase of the opposition between Saturn and the old order and Uranus bringing in the new swept in a wave of conflict between the desire to change the government and the desire to maintain the establishment and the […]

Pluto retrograde & a new nuclear arms pact is signed

posted by Lynn Hayes

As I wrote a few days ago, “Pluto is associated with war of the nuclear type” so it is an interesting synchronicity of timing that just as Pluto changed direction to retrograde, President Obama of the US and President Medvedev […]

Pluto in Capricorn: Death to the Corporation

posted by Lynn Hayes

by Lynn Hayes See below for initial update on the chart of the shooter. I’m a little late on this subject because I was out all day yesterday preparing for a lecture so I missed the big news event: the […]

Jack Murtha has died

posted by Lynn Hayes

by Lynn Hayes Representative John Murtha of Pennsylvania, who was one of the more outspoken critics of the Iraq War, died yesterday from complications of gallbladder surgery.  I profiled him back in 2005 in this article.  Murtha had a nearly […]

New CIA warnings and the upcoming Cardinal Drama

posted by Lynn Hayes

by Lynn Hayes The new CIA warnings that Al Qaeda will attempt an attack on the United States in the next 3-6 months is not a surprise to those of us monitoring the stars.  The square of Saturn to Pluto […]

Pluto in Capricorn = Rule by Corporations

posted by Lynn Hayes

by Lynn Hayes In an era when it takes $150 million just to demonstrate a candidate’s viability, in lifting all restraints from corporate spending in election campaigns the Supreme Court yesterday pretty much put the United States government fully into the […]

Musings on the Massachusetts senate election

posted by Lynn Hayes

by Lynn Hayes I won’t attempt to dissect the cause of the loss yesterday of Ted Kennedy’s longtime Democratic senate seat to Republican challenger Scott Brown when Brilliant at Breakfast has done such a brilliant job.  The timing of the loss of […]

The Astrology of Revolution in Honduras

posted by Lynn Hayes

by Lynn Hayes Honduras is not a country that has been much in the news, but in June of this year president Manuel Zelaya, who had attempted to rewrite the constitution of that country to permit a president to serve […]

Saturn/Uranus: Revolution in Iran

posted by Lynn Hayes

by Lynn Hayes Just after the opposition between Saturn and Uranus culminated last week, tens of thousands of protesters filled the streets of Tehran on Friday in a rare show of opposition against the pro-Palestinian rhetoric of Iranian president Ahmadinejad […]

The resignation of Van Jones: A casualty of the Saturn/Uranus opposition

posted by Lynn Hayes

by Lynn Hayes With Saturn and Uranus preparing to oppose each other exactly next week, the middle of the night resignation of Van Jones as the “Green Jobs Czar” in the Obama administration may be a hint as to which […]

We need real healthcare reform, not just more insurance

posted by Lynn Hayes

by Lynn Hayes I’m going to classify this under both Saturn (making the hard choices) in Virgo (dealing with day to day life in a body such as health, diet and routines), as well as Pluto (transformation) in Capricorn (the […]

Self-righteousness, ignorance and illusion in health care reform

posted by Lynn Hayes

by Lynn Hayes Before a society can make intelligent choices about something that affects its citizenry, it must know the facts.  In the United States the debate over health care reform is degenerating into violence and at least one congressman […]

The astrology of North Korea

posted by Lynn Hayes

by Lynn Hayes Before you can have an accurate astrological profile, you must have an accurate date of birth.  In a mundane chart of a nation this gets a little tricky.  What is the moment of birth?  Is it the […]

An astrology chart for North Korea

posted by Lynn Hayes

by Lynn Hayes There are several charts floating around for North Korea, and none of them are sourced.  Many astrologers use the August 10, 1945 date.  At midnight on August 10-11 member of the US War Department made the decision […]

More on the astrology of the new Iranian Revolution

posted by Lynn Hayes

by Lynn Hayes Most news reports are now speaking of revolution in Iran.  As I wrote a few days ago, transiting Uranus (revolution and sudden change) is passing right over Mars in the chart of the Islamic Republic of Iran. […]

An astrological look at elections in Iran

posted by Lynn Hayes

by Lynn Hayes Maybe holding elections in Iran on the day that Mercury (communication and information) was in a challenging square to the big Jupiter/Chiron/Neptune conjunction wasn’t the best idea. During the past few weeks the opposition candidate, Hussein Moussavi, […]

America needs a new dream

posted by Lynn Hayes

by Lynn Hayes There are a lot of different astrological charts for the United States floating around out there, but the one most commonly used, and the one I prefer, is called the Sibley chart which has Sagittarius rising.  The […]

More thoughts on Obama and Neptune

posted by Lynn Hayes

by Lynn Hayes I happened to watch CNN this afternoon while I was at the gym as they were discussing the appearance of President Obama at the commencement address.  Raymond Arroyo was a guest on the program, and he was […]

Are the stars aligned to pass a health care bill?

posted by Lynn Hayes

by Lynn Hayes President Obama says that the stars are aligned to pass his health care agenda this year.  Well, we are in a unique position to see if the President is correct!  The House of Representatives pledged today to […]

The Moral Universes of Liberals and Conservatives

posted by Lynn Hayes

I’ve written before in these pages about the intensification of the struggle between the more liberal mindset (signified by Uranus) and a more conservative approach (represented by Saturn) as Saturn and Uranus face off in the sky, beginning in 2008 […]

Venus and Mars square Pluto: The political connection

posted by Lynn Hayes

Dharmaruci at Astrotabletalk has a great article today.  Mars is gearing up to square Pluto on the 27th, and a stressful aspect between those two can be quite intense.  Mars deals with the more personal issues of anger and boundaries, […]

Saturn/Uranus and the Rise of Right-Wing Extremism

posted by Lynn Hayes

This is disturbing news, but not surprising in light of the increased polarization of the Saturn/Uranus period during which rebellious attitudes of Uranus face off against the established order of the Saturnian status quo: Right-wing extremists in the United States […]

More on Pirates: The Original Rebels

posted by Lynn Hayes

by Lynn Hayes In the astrological language, Uranus is the planet of rebellion and revolution against the establishment.  The more repressive the establishment, the more radical the rebellious behavior becomes.  Yesterday I wrote about modern piracy being signified by the […]

Modern Piracy during the Saturn/Uranus opposition

posted by Lynn Hayes

by Lynn Hayes photo from Nick Ryan’s website.  When I first heard about the new epidemic of piracy in Somalia I confess I thought it was a joke. Pirates, I thought, were the legendary ruffians that terrorized the Caribbean hundreds […]

Jon Stewart and the CNBC Smackdown

posted by Lynn Hayes

by Lynn Hayes If you missed Jon Stewart’s crackdown last week of CNBC that resulted in a week-long mock battle between two mock journalists, head right over to Comedy Central and catch up on everything that ran last week.   […]

The Astrological State of the Union

posted by Lynn Hayes

President Obama gave what was effectively his first State of the Union address last night when he addressed a joint session of Congress for the first time.  The timing of the address is significant because planets in the astrological chart […]

Who is Timothy Geithner?

posted by Lynn Hayes

Timothy Geithner is the man that Barack Obama has entrusted with the challenging task of rescuing our economy from a global recession that astrologers have been expecting for many years.  I have some doubts as to how much rescuing can actually […]

Chief Justice Roberts gets a Mulligan: A new inaugural chart?

posted by Lynn Hayes

by Lynn Hayes This article originally quoted the 7:30 pm time from the San Francisco Chronicle.  I have updated the link to the two charts with the correct time and amended the post.  Chief Justice Roberts flubbed the lines in […]

Ted Kennedy collapses yesterday

posted by Lynn Hayes

by Lynn Hayes In the midst of the jubilant rejoicing yesterday at the Congressional Lunch, Senator Ted Kennedy collapsed with a seizure and had to be rushed to the hospital.   Senator Kennedy was diagnosed with brain cancer last May, […]

Happy Inauguration Day! A look at the chart for the US

posted by Lynn Hayes

by Lynn Hayes No matter what side of the election you were on, there’s no denying that this is the beginning of a new era in American politics.  One of the major planetary cycles occurring for the United States right […]

A look at the chart for Inauguration Day

posted by Lynn Hayes

by Lynn Hayes In the field of astrological study known as “mundane astrology,” events and countries also have birthcharts that can be analyzed. The chart for Inauguration Day is also the chart for the Obama administration, because it is the moment of […]

Obama and the Void of Course Moon (again!)

posted by Lynn Hayes

by Lynn Hayes It appears that Obama, who announced his candidacy when the Moon was void of course (which has been a topic of much discussion in the comments here at this site and elsewhere) is poised to take the […]

Israel, Palestine, and the Scapegoat Theory

posted by Lynn Hayes

Israel is continuing its attacks in the Gaza strip for the third day today, striking at a security  compound, a mosque, a university, and a network of smugglers’ tunnels, Israel was apparently reacting to rocket strikes by Hamas forces, but […]

Caroline Kennedy’s journey of healing

posted by Lynn Hayes

This is not an evaluation of Ms. Kennedy’s qualifications for the New York senator seat, but a look at what motivates a private person to seek a very public office.  by Lynn Hayes Caroline Bouvier Kennedy has led a life […]

Obama’s preacher situation and Inauguration Day transits

posted by Lynn Hayes

President-Elect Barack Obama has taken the concept of reaching across the aisle to a new level in his choice of Evangelist Rick Warren to deliver the opening invocation at the inaugural ceremony on January 20.  Rick Warren, author of “The […]

Rod Blagojevich – The astrology of hubris

posted by Lynn Hayes

by Lynn Hayes You may have heard that the governor of Illinois was arrested today for trying to sell the Senate seat left open by the ascendancy of Barack Obama to the highest bidder.  What was this guy thinking?  Evidently […]

Astrologers are like Gays

posted by Lynn Hayes

by Lynn Hayes Chris Brennan had an article on his Horoscopic Astrology blog about a speech from astrologer Lee Lehman in which Lee drew many parallels between the discrimination faced by astrologers and gay individuals, quoting Lee: “One of the […]

Bill Herbst and the Leo presidency

posted by Lynn Hayes

by Lynn Hayes Bill Herbst’s newsletter has a very interesting article today about the fact that the last three presidents have had a strong Leo component.  Bill Clinton is Leo Sun/Libra rising, George W Bush is Cancer Sun/Leo rising, and […]

Sad news: Hate crimes are up

posted by Lynn Hayes

Is it merely the election, or the opposition from Saturn to Uranus that is creating a backlash against the change that Obama and Uranus represent? Incidents around the country referring to President-elect Barack Obama are dampening the postelection glow of […]

Howard Dean is stepping down

posted by Lynn Hayes

Howard Dean announced today that he will be stepping down as DNC chair when his term is up. It was Dean’s 50-state strategy that helped propel Barack Obama’s Dream Team over the top but also caused frayed relations with the […]

The astrology of Election Day: a more detailed look

posted by Lynn Hayes

Many writers, including me, have expressed concern over the presence of major and challenging planetary cycles occurring on Election Day.  However, we have primarily looked at the astrology of the day with a broad brush approach.  If we zoom in […]

Sarah Palin’s Leadership Future

posted by Lynn Hayes

I sure wish we have a birth time for Sarah Palin which would help to give us more specificity about her personality and help us to forecast with more accuracy.  (There is a 4:40 pm time circulating around the internet but it […]

Political advertisement: Spiritual Leaders for Obama

posted by Lynn Hayes

In this blog I try to present as balanced a viewpoint as possible when analyzing the astrological charts of public figures.  But we are facing a historic election and I am unabashedly using this pulpit for a political message:  Vote […]

Power to the (Working) People!!

posted by Lynn Hayes

Ray Merriman has a new article up about Saturn in Virgo and the Saturn/Uranus opposition. Ray writes: Saturn in Virgo … relates to the growing frustration of those who do the work – the working class, the middle class. They […]

Obama’s Grandmother and the South Node

posted by Lynn Hayes

A reader wrote to me the other day about an article she had read where a Vedic astrologer predicted that Obama would be assassinated because Ketu (the South Node of the Moon) would be conjunct Obama’s Sun. I dearly want […]

A new birth certificate for John McCain

posted by Lynn Hayes

(Click on the image to open up a larger view of the new chart.)  The latest NCGR newsletter reported that this conspiracy site has located a copy of John McCain’s birth certificate with a time listed of 6:25 pm.  I’ve posted […]

Terrorism via newspaper: the end of Pluto through Sagittarius

posted by Lynn Hayes

A few weeks ago my daily newspaper (Sagittarius rules publishing and the media in general along with religion) contained a DVD called The Obsession, an “expose” of Islamic Sharia law.  Evidently the film was made in 2005 and was distributed […]

John McCain’s erratic behavior: An astrological view

posted by Lynn Hayes

All but John McCain’s most ardent supporters are talking about McCain’s recent erratic and bizarre behavior that threatens his run for President.  In a campaign that has been more about emotional reactions than a clear look at issues, it doesn’t take […]

A look at Rachel Maddow

posted by Lynn Hayes

Rachel Maddow’s new show begins on September 9, and if you’re a fan of the truth, no matter what side you’re on, you owe it to herself to check her out. Twilight has posted a noon chart for Rachel, along with […]

Election predictions using astrology

posted by Lynn Hayes

Madison asked in the comment stream whether astrology could predict the outcome of the elections.  If you’ve been reading this column for awhile you know that it is my belief that we are not meant to predict the future.  First […]

Sarah Palin’s astrological chart

posted by Lynn Hayes

Many of you have asked me to post her chart, so here is the Solar chart, using noon as the birthtime since the time is unavailable.  I know that Jude Cowell is using a sunrise chart which is for 7:06 […]

McCain’s transits and the Palin Family Values

posted by Lynn Hayes

I know I said I was going to take a short break from politics, but this is just too wild.  Sarah Palin, John McCain’s pick for Vice President, announced today that her 17-year old daughter Bristol is pregnant.  This is a […]

The McCain-Palin ticket: an astrological perspective

posted by Lynn Hayes

Note:  This will be my last political post for a short while – politics is fascinating but too much of anything is not always a good thing. An obsession with politics can too easily take us away from our own […]

McCain picks a VP

posted by Lynn Hayes

Sarah Palin, governor of Alaska, is John McCain’s new choice for Vice President. Palin brings an interesting combination of political and personal characteristics to the McCain ticket.  She fought vigorously against the widespread corruption in the Alaska political system, even to […]

The 2008 Election: The Generation Gap

posted by Lynn Hayes

The US Presidential Election this year has been a battle between the Pluto in Cancer generation (John McCain), the Pluto in Leo generation (Hillary and Bill Clinton) and the Pluto in Virgo generation (Barack Obama).  Back in February I covered this […]

The astrology of the Democratic convention

posted by Lynn Hayes

The two overriding planetary aspects shadowing the Democratic National Convention over the next few days ia a long-term conjunction of Chiron (wounding and healing) to the North Node (the ascending point where the path of the Moon crosses the path […]

Obama-Biden: My dream ticket!!

posted by Lynn Hayes

I have to insert a disclaimer here:  I have been a huge fan of Joe Biden since he ran back in the ’90s, but I’ll attempt to be as neutral as possible under the extremely exciting circumstances. (Note: There is an […]

Psychology, Rush Limbaugh and the Faith Forum

posted by Lynn Hayes

With Pluto making its final swing through Sagittarius where it has transformed (Pluto) all aspects of the way we construct our theology of the meaning of life (Sagittarius), Obama and McCain joined televangelist Rick Warren for what may be the […]

John McCain’s planetary problems

posted by Lynn Hayes

  You may want to read my astrological profile of John McCain for some background information. John McCain’s Virgo Sun is undergoing a transit of Saturn which began last November, took a second hit in February, and just concluded.  Because […]

I love Rachel Maddow: Unmasking the political hype

posted by Lynn Hayes

Let’s classify this as an eclipse story, bringing the raw elements of prejudice and fear out of the mists of night where these factors have been lurking.  Thanks to Jill and Americablog for this piece of video that was censored […]

Obama, Neptune and Me

posted by Lynn Hayes

Barack Obama has a square from Neptune to the Sun in his chart. Neptune, the planet that is shrouded in mists and mystery, is a difficult planet to have in challenging aspect to one’s Sun, the essential Self. I know […]

The Truthiness Hurts

posted by Lynn Hayes

I will make a flimsy attempt to link this post to astrology by saying this event sums up the current transit of Saturn to George Bush’s ascendant/descendant axis by putting further stress on his public persona (ascendant). Editor and Publisher […]

Bush and Amahdinejad face off

posted by Lynn Hayes

President Bush and Iran’s president Amahdinejad share an important astrological component: Mars in the chart of one man is square to Mars in the chart of the other. Mars is the god of war – in the birthchart it shows […]

The meaning of “left” and “right”

posted by Lynn Hayes

Here is a tidbit from Claire-France Perez on the etymologies of the word “left” and “right” as these words influence today’s political climate. She also gives an interesting analysis of upcoming cycles to the chart of the US: Left in […]

Even bigger revelations now appear

posted by Lynn Hayes

Ever since September 11, there have been rumbling conspiracy theories about the event. Steven Jones, physics professor at that hotbed of radical thought Brigham Young University, published a paper explaining how the WTC buildings could not have collapsed without the […]

War and change

posted by Lynn Hayes

Art Gianfermo has a great article about Jupiter/Neptune and the Iraq war: As we move close to the third anniversary of the invasion of Iraq, even experienced military experts like Lt. Gen. William E. Odom are calling it “the greatest […]

State of the President 2006

posted by Lynn Hayes

Geo W Bush gives his State of the Union address tonight, a good opportunity to take a look at what the year ahead has in store for our Prez-dent. (To learn more about Bush’s astrological dynamics review his profile here.) […]

The end may be near for Karl Rove

posted by Lynn Hayes

Raw Story reports today that Patrick Fitzgerald, special prosecutor in the Valerie Plame leak case, is getting close to an indictment of Karl Rove for obstruction of justice. Karl Rove has been known as “Bush’s Brain” and the architect of […]

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Sunday inspiration: Trusting the future
Astrologers have a reputation, which we ourselves and our forbears have propagated, of being able to foretell the future.  If you run a Google search for "Can astrology predict the future," the very first article is from a well-known astrology site titled "Predicting the future with astrology."

posted 8:30:05am Feb. 12, 2012 | read full post »

Neptune in Pisces and the question of reality
Neptune just slipped back into Pisces where it will remain until 2025.  Neptune's role in the astrological pantheon is to cause us to question where the physical world ends and a more transcendent reality begins.  It therefore rules our spiritual experience, but it can also be confusing and induce

posted 5:30:53pm Feb. 08, 2012 | read full post »

Leo Full Moon, February 7 2012
art by Dave Archer. The Moon will be full in Leo on February 7th at 4:54 pm Est/9:54 pm GMT.  The Full Moon is the peak of the lunar cycle - it's a time when our goals and aspirations reach fulfillment as we prepare for the waning cycle during which we are generally asked to let go of something tha

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Sunday inspiration: The Great Nest of Being
"Whenever we moderns pause for a moment, and enter the silence, and listen very carefully, the glimmer of our deepest nature begins to shine forth, and we are introduced to the mysteries of the deep, the call of the within, the infinite radiance of a splendor that time and space forgot - we are intr

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