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2924Re: Molly Ivins

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  • msbhavens1
    Feb 2, 2007
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      Yeah, and I like her and I like guns, so you might see that I do
      have a bit of an empathy with her frustration, though I think there
      are better ways to handle the problem. MissB

      --- In thefixedstars@yahoogroups.com, "mahtezcatpoc"
      <mahtezcatpoc@...> wrote:
      >
      > Regarding Venus aligned with Copula: in a college English class I
      > studied one of Molly Ivins' essays, which was on gun control. She
      put
      > people who wanted to shoot guns on the couch, calling them...I
      don't
      > really remember, but it had something to do with them liking to
      see
      > things bleed, die and break. She called for banning guns
      altogether.
      > Most of us in the class agreed she was venting, not presenting
      > anything designed to persuade, or if it was, she didn't do a very
      > good job, because people want guns for purposes that have nothing
      to
      > do with bloodthirstiness and lust to destroy, or ODing on
      > testosterone. Given the level of gun violence in the US and the
      > opposition to even reasonable restrictions on gun ownership, it's
      > understandable that Ivins would be frustrated.
      >
      > Mark A. Holmes
      >
      >
      >
      > --- In thefixedstars@yahoogroups.com, "mahtezcatpoc"
      > <mahtezcatpoc@> wrote:
      > >
      > > --- In thefixedstars@yahoogroups.com, "Derek Reveres"
      <l_awake_l@>
      > > wrote:
      > > >
      > > > Hi MissB
      > > > From teh Political Astrology List (no time given)
      > > >
      > > > Molly Ivins
      > > > AKA Mary Tyler Ivins
      > > > Born: 30-Aug-1944
      > > > Birthplace: Monterey, CA
      > >
      > >
      > > assuming noon Pacific War Time
      > >
      > >
      > > Sun and Jupiter aligned with Thuban (Alpha Draconis) and with
      Alioth
      > > (Epsilon Ursae Majoris, the right-hand star in the handle of the
      Big
      > > Dipper).
      > >
      > > (All quotes from the Brady star file in SolarFire 5:)
      > >
      > > "[Thuban:] This star is linked to the mythology of the Dragon
      and
      > is a
      > > symbol of one who guards or produces a treasure. The treasure
      may be
      > > material but it can also be one of spiritual knowledge."
      > >
      > > http://www.winshop.com.au/annew/Thuban.html
      > >
      > > http://www.winshop.com.au/annew/Alioth.html
      > >
      > > Mercury aligned with Denebola (Beta Leonis)
      > >
      > > "This star embodies these concepts and can talk of a person who
      goes
      > > against convention, or becomes out-of- step with the views of
      > society
      > > thereby opening themselves to persecution or becoming the
      > persecutor."
      > >
      > > http://www.winshop.com.au/annew/Denebola.html
      > >
      > > Venus aligned with Copula (M51 Canum Venaticorum, the Whirlpool
      > > Galaxy) and Labrum (Delta Crateris)
      > >
      > > http://www.winshop.com.au/annew/Copula.html
      > >
      > > http://www.winshop.com.au/annew/Labrum.html
      > >
      > > Saturn aligned with Alhena (Gamma Geminorum)
      > >
      > > "...The one with a job to do, the person with a mission which is
      > > either conscious or unconscious."
      > >
      > > http://www.winshop.com.au/annew/Alhena.html
      > >
      > > Neptune aligned with Zaniah (Eta Virginis)
      > >
      > > http://www.winshop.com.au/annew/Zaniah.html
      > >
      > > Juno aligned with Rigel (Beta Orionis)
      > >
      > >
      > > "Orion's foot touching the river, Eridanus. The foot of the
      Pharoah
      > > which was the symbol for the giving of eduction, civilisation
      and
      > > protection. To be under such a foot was a blessing. Rigel is the
      > > educator, the one who brings knowledge."
      > >
      > > http://www.winshop.com.au/annew/Rigel.html
      > >
      > >
      > > Mark A. Holmes
      > >
      > >
      > > >
      > > >
      > > >
      > > > >From: "msbhavens1" <msbhavens1@>
      > > > >Reply-To: thefixedstars@yahoogroups.com
      > > > >To: thefixedstars@yahoogroups.com
      > > > >Subject: [thefixedstars] Molly Ivins
      > > > >Date: Thu, 01 Feb 2007 01:23:25 -0000
      > > > >
      > > > >
      > > > >The democratic critic who coined the phrase Shrub has passed
      away
      > > > >today. she was 62, cancer. anyoen have any birthdata on her?
      > she was
      > > > >a wonderful writer and very quick witted, without being vile
      or
      > nasty,
      > > > >a true talant.
      > > > >
      > > > >MissB
      >
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