It’s the reddest of red states, but the red flowing in Alabama’s political streets today is the blood of the Republican Party. In a close, hotly contested race, Democrat Doug Jones defeated Republican Judge Roy Moore on Tuesday, sending political shockwaves through the country.
Asteroid Astrology: National
It’s been too difficult to keep up with the flood of accusations of sexual misconduct lately, even if one wanted to. Since Jupiter entered sex-and-scandal-obsessed Scorpio in early October, with rape-and-coercion-oriented Aristaeus conjunct the Sun, it’s almost impossible to enumerate the mighty who have fallen.
On Friday, December 1st, 2017, former National Security Advisor Michael Flynn pled guilty to a charge of lying to the FBI, and agreed to cooperate with Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s ongoing investigation into the Trump campaign’s possible collusion with Russia during the election, and subsequent acts which may constitute obstruction of justice on the part of the president.
Just think of this as the sexual misconduct anti-anthem for “Abraham, Martin and John”: “Anybody here seen a decent gentleman? Can you tell me where they’ve gone?” Following the blockbuster revelations of Harvey Weinstein’s serial sexual harassment and worse (with more than 90 women now alleging abuse), a seemingly unending parade of sexual misconduct allegations have surfaced aimed at celebrities and politicians.
On 30 October 2017, Special Counsel Robert Mueller fired the first salvo of his investigation into Donald Trump, indicting former Trump Campaign Manager Paul Manafort on 12 criminal counts, including conspiracy against the United States, money laundering, and making false statements.