We might be at the most pivotal moment in the last one hundred years, maybe since the inception of the original states, maybe ever. In the run up to the inauguration, the Obama administration was doing everything in their power to provoke a conflict with Russia.
Watching the ensuing cabinet confirmation hearings was and has been less of a vetting session than it was a process of legitimizing the call for war. At nearly every turn, each Trump nominee has been grilled on Russia and their stance regarding Russia, for not just a future gotcha moments (drilling it into the heads of millions of Americans watching), but for them to affirm that Russia poses an imminent and dangerous threat. This cycle of aggression towards Russia goes back to 2013/2014 when there seemed to be an outward push towards demonizing Putin and Russia, especially as it related to the 2014 Olympics in Sochi where the Russians were blamed for everything from shoddy accommodations, wild dogs, lack of hot water, lack of snow, lack good internet, etc.. The vilification and bad PR was on. Since then, the US has been full frontal towards the former Soviet Union.
When Saturn went into Sag, it went from bad mouthing and sanctions to engaging a Saturnian cycle the US/Russia has been tangoing with every time Saturn goes into Sag.
Saturn went into Sag on January 13th, 1956, on Friday the 13th. As Khrushchev began the De-Stalinization period, he went onto become the great bogeyman of the West, alternately proclaiming that he would bury the West and do so without firing a single-shot. Arms manufacturers everywhere raised their glasses to Nikita every holiday, toasting over bonus checks and a new round of government contracts, stocking the armory of the cold war. Russia was very good for business.
While the arms were amassed as a deterrent and a show of force, there was a plan in place to potentially use them in 1957, during the Saturn in Sag phase under something called, “Operation Dropshot” which was a plan to use ICBMs to take out the entirety of Russia.
In December 9th of 1958, with Saturn in Sag, the “John Birch Society” was founded by Robert Welch, the JBS went after commies, taking over where Joe McCarthy left off. An interesting aside to McCarthy and the Red Threat is that McCarthy’s legal council was Roy Cohn, who later advised both Fred and Donald Trump. Cohn also became a key member of the JBS.
Fidel Castro started his march on Havana in 1958, during the Saturn trek through Sag.
If we fast forward to Saturn in Sag, in 1985, we see the rise of Gorbachev to power, this is the transition phase of US/Sino relations. Eventually the wall will fall and the groundwork for it all was done with this Saturn/Sag cycle under Reagan.
In this current Sag/Saturn timeline we’ve seen the re-emergence of this geopolitical passion play, but this time with the two countries changing roles and the US becoming more Soviet like and the Russians becoming more like the good old USA. So to re-cap, here’s how the Saturn cycles went down:
•1956-1959The rise of the “Red Threat” expansion of communism in the West.
•1985-1988Transition phase from cold war opposition to détente and ultimately the end of the Soviet Union.
•2015-2018The re-emergence of the Russian threat with the poles of the US and Russia flipped.
There’s enough historical evidence to make an astrological connection with every Saturn/Sag cycle since the late-fifties between the Eagle (US) and the Bear (Russia).
Donald Trump has his Moon (full) and South Node in Sag. Saturn, is right there, right now on both and it’s no coincidence that he would be drawn into this bizarre reanimation of US/Russian (often fake) aggression.
Speaking of Trump(ets).
When he was sworn in at 12 Noon on the 20th, the tarot card that reflected that day was the 20th card in the major arcana; the Aeon or Judgement. The Aeon represents the end of one world and the beginning of another. Gabriel’s trumpet blows and a great revelation is at hand. The Sun was at 0 Aquarius, which is always portal for revolution and change. It was at high noon as it should be, Uranus in Aries was occulted in the 12th House, explosive, dangerous and hidden. Jupiterin peaceful Libra occupied the 6th. The 6th house in some ways represents the masses; It’s common folk, everyday people, mechanics, barbers, vets, meter maids, hair stylists, stenographers, waiters, you get the picture. They’re there in abundance with Jupiter. But for mass gathering, look at the 11th House, almost overflowing with Pisces; Neptune/Mars/Venus/Chiron. We’re talking hope, confusion, projection and mass emotion here, squaring Saturn in aforementioned Sag in the 8th; aka-hidden powers and authority. This is the template for the Trump presidency. Radical change at the top, explosive powers behind the scenes, more opportunities for the everyday people, the seething masses looking to crucify and burn or in turn become the same symbols of sacrifice and thus martyrdom. There’s deep banking and even religious interests operating in the shadows and a restriction of foreign involvement and intervention. Oligarchs occupy the zenith of power in the chart, but are at adds with the every day people and an emerging radicalization of the 21st century American on both the left and the right.
THE ROOTS OF DUALITY
On my show, over the past few days, I’ve been looking back on the period between 1942-1949, which was when Uranus was in Gemini, which was conjunct the Sun in DJT’s chart. Looking back on that time, duality is everywhere and just getting ramped up. The US was fighting TWO wars. FDR was considering drafting a SECOND Bill of Rights. Communism and Fascism, TWO ideologies. There were race riots, yes, they had them back in those days. Even the atom for the Manhattan Project was split, thus leading to the A-Bomb. This period is the psychic and celestial bedrock of Trump’s mutable roots. In a little over two decades, when both Uranus and Pluto would be in the sign of Virgo, the mutable square would be a catalyst for immense, social disruption, disorder and change. With Saturn in transiting Sag, we revisit that time and the opposition to generational Uranus, and the curbing of limits, the summation of a period of great upheaval. We went through this the last time Saturn was in Sag during the Reagan presidency and a new conservatism, a spirit very different from the 60’s kicked in. Reagan was an Aquarius and Trump with his Sun/Uranus conjunction also channels the electricity of Aquarius, but in a decidedly more confrontational way. Here’s an interesting movie put out by the Dept. of War from 1947, that is symbolic of the sub-atomic split in culture under Uranus in Gemini.
To get more info on the chart of the inauguration, here’s my livestream from last Sunday night.