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about to be named US President Elect in 2020 Presidential Election
- The Dying of An Era/Error)
It looks like the trickster planet Mercury, the planet known as
the grand patron of the 'Freudian slip,' had the last laugh on election
day in the US.
the final days of the campaign - the planet Mercury had been traveling
"retrograde" through the sky. The traditional meaning
assigned to Mercury going 'retrograde' in the sky is that of delays
and frustrations in everyday life routines and in communications.
During the (very) approximate 24 day periods when Mercury turns
'retrograde' in the sky, astrologers generally recommend delaying
of the signing contracts and other important life decisions. It
is a time better spent in reflection and rethinking things."
thing is that I orginally wrote the above about the 2000 US Presidential
election. And yep... once again mischievous Mercury ultimately won
the day in the 2020 US Presidential election.
in the evening of the 2000 US Presidential election (George W Bush
and Al Gore), the press had been premature in giving the state of
Florida and its electoral votes to the Al Gore camp. Whoops! Not
fast, says Mercury. Mercury goes direct at 9:29om EST. At 9:39pm
EST, Bush is interviewed in his hotel room and says there's no way
he ready to concede Florida. Very soon after, the press decides
- it's too close to call. Suddenly all bets were off.
the night wore on into the wee hours of the next morning, the impatient
press finally decided, based on further erroneous numbers, to give
the state of Florida to Bush. Based on information that Gore is
50,000 votes behind, he then calls George W Bush to concede the
election. Whoops! Not so fast, says Mercury. Within the hour, Gore
discovers he may only be behind by less than 2,000 votes - Gore
calls Bush back to rescind his earlier concession.
Palm Beach County, Florida - throughout the day, thousands of elderly
voters leave the polls crying, confused, and/or enraged. Many are
concerned, because they believe they may have mistakenly voted for
Pat Buchanan, rather than Gore. In that one county in Florida, the
way the ballot has been put together, it's been causing confusion
for voters throughout the day. Sure enough, says the trickster Mercury
- and Pat Buchanan ends up receiving approximately 3,000 unexpected
votes in Palm Beach County, Florida.
anybody, anybody... anybody remember the May
2000 planetary alignment in the Zodiacal sign of Taurus? The
two luminaries - the Sun and Moon - and all 5 of the visible planets
known to the ancients - Mercury, Venus, Mars, Jupiter, and Saturn
- were lined up in the Zodiacal sign of Taurus.
been periodically reminding y'all (for the past 20 years) that this
planetary alignment started off a 20 year astrological cycle. Individually
and collectively, during the last twenty years, the Zodiacal sign
of Taurus has kept asking us the hard question, "What do you
value most in your life?"
on a societal or individual level - honoring the Taurean energies
contained in this great planetary alignment has involved:
* the offering up
of our values
* the reevaluation of our values
* and then the fortitude and slow, steady, staying power required
to stand solidly behind what we have chosen to value.
Forward to 2020
the final days of the 2020 US Presidential campaign - the planet
Mercury had once again been traveling "retrograde" through
the sky. Then, just after midnight (approximately 12:51 am EST)
on November 3rd, Mercury had gone stationary, appearing to stop
in the sky.
those interested, Mercury then went direct, appearing to once again
move forward in the sky, the next day on November 4th just after
high Noon (approximately 12:51 pm).
of this was happening with the triple conjunction of transiting
Jupiter, Saturn, and Pluto squared transiting Mercury: The passing
of power with drama and fury.
Have We Chosen?
appears, after a 20 year rollercoaster, we have (by the "skin
of our teeth" - Job 19:20) chosen sanity. I'll take it.
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