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Rally Redux

On Sept. 18 supporters of former president Donald Trump are staging a rally in Washington D.C. We all remember what happened at the last such rally back on January 6, but the goal of this rally is to change that perception and paint the riot that occurred after the previous rally as peaceful protest and the participants as political prisoners.

It would seem that the organizers of the Sept. 18 rally must have hired an astrologer, because they couldn’t have picked a better day for their purposes. Mercury will be trine Neptune on the 18th, creating a benign atmosphere for spreading falsehoods, and Mars will be opposed to Uranus, an aspect that gives crazies everywhere permission to carry out their personal rebellions against the “system.”

The chart for Sept.18 gets even more interesting when we compare it the Sibly chart for the US. (Click on Sibly/Rally to see a double chart with the Sibly horoscope in the inner circle and a chart for noon on Sept. 18 on the outside.) What immediately stands out in this double chart is the fact that the Sun on Sept. 18 will be square the Moon in the Sibly chart. This gives us a strong hint that the events of next Saturday will have relevance to the nation.

The 9/11 Horoscope911 Image

The attacks on the Twin Towers and the Pentagon that took place 20 years ago, on Sept. 11, 2001, took Americans by surprise. With the Cold War ended, the idea of an attack by a foreign enemy seemed farfetched to most of us. In retrospect, of course, it probably shouldn’t have. The pot of Islamic fundamentalism had been on the boil since the 1980s and the United States was always the most likely target when it finally overflowed.

This event also took a lot of astrologers by surprise. Again, in retrospect, it probably shouldn’t have. Looking back at a horoscope done for the time that the first plane hit the World Trade Center, the indicators of trouble are quite evident. (Click on 9/11 to see the horoscope.)

California’s Recall Election

They do things differently in California. The rest of the country has known that for decades. But their handling of elections might be their most questionable eccentricity. In most states, if you elect a governor who turns out not to be up to the job (in your opinion) you have to wait until their term is up to get rid of that person. In California there’s no time like the present.

On Sept. 14 Californians will vote on whether or not to recall the governor, Gavin Newsom, that seven million of them elected three years ago. As you might guess, the last three years have been no picnic for Newsom, with the pandemic, wildfires and a homelessness crisis among other problems. The result is that there are a lot of unhappy Californians, many of whom have decided that Newsom has to go.

Right now polls seem to favor Newsom keeping his job, but his lead is small and, as we all know, polls can be tricky. I thought that it might be time to see what Newsom’s horoscope has to say about the matter. (Click on Gavin Newsom to see the chart.)

Following the Moon: Sept. 6, 2021GGAMoon

This past lunation period has been particularly dismal, with a rising tide of COVID infections overwhelming our hospitals and the sinking of Afghanistan into a 12th Century hell. All of this was described in the Full Moon chart for Aug. 22. (Click here to see the article and the chart.) In my analysis of that chart I said that there might be events in Afghanistan that would increase the heat on the Biden administration. We saw that on Aug 27 with the bombing at the Kabul airport.

Of course, there was much I didn’t mention in that article, such as hurricanes creating havoc in the eastern part of the country while wildfires ravished the west. Also, I didn’t discuss the new regulations on abortions passed by the Texas legislature. But these events have a lot to do with what I thought was the overall theme of that Full Moon chart, our identity as a nation, specifically, how we relate as a nation to the evidence of climate change and human rights.