On Friday, Jefferson County, Alabama will default on payments to bondholders, going into bankruptcy, becoming the largest municipal bankruptcy. We can hope this will not be the start of many Municipal bankruptcies. Congress debates and throws about political ideology, and Tennessee’s Conservative Congresswoman wants to tie the debt ceiling increase and a balanced budget to abortion and de-funding Planned Parenthood-often the only source of birth control or women’s health issues for low income women and others. The actual date the government runs out of money has come into question. And Nero fiddled while Rome burned.
House Speaker John Boehner’s plan will be voted on by Congress today, but is expected to encounter great opposition. Born November 17, 1949, Saturn is squaring his Venus at 11 degrees of Capricorn, a transit not indicative of great success in a politician’s chart, but rather failure. When Hillary Clinton ran for President everything looked positive until Saturn squared her Venus. At that time a newcomer named Barrack Obama surged ahead of her. According to Reuter’s Some 53 senators — all 51 Democrats and two independents who usually vote with them — signed a letter on Wednesday saying they will not vote for House of Representatives Speaker John Boehner’s debt plan.
It is being reported President Obama is privately reassuring banks the US will not default. Saturn will sextile the President’s Sun for the next few weeks, a transit indicative of stabilization through hard work. But, this is only one transit in Obama’s chart and there are many more challenges to come.
Mercury enters Virgo today and opposes Neptune through August 8. This is a discouraging transit and indicative of lies, misunderstandings, miscommunication and representative of political ideology, being confused and misrepresented with facts and reality. During this transit information will not be clear, or it will not be truthful. On August 3, Mercury retrogrades, and we may get more information during the retrograde. Starting new projects on a retrograde Mercury does not bide well and many changes will have to be made, whatever bill is passed. The American public could also be duped.
On August 6, Neptune retrogrades back into Aquarius for it’s final 6 months. At this time Neptune will conjunct the Moon in the US Natal chart. The moon represents the mood of the people, and Neptune-Moon is a discouraging transit indicative of lies, and American’s have been asleep at the wheel.’ American’s are not being told the truth, but this sleeping giant is waking up, and it will wake up with a roar.