The Presidents’ Club
A few days ago I was looking at the transits of the meeting of all the living former presidents, the current president, and the incoming president for their super-powered lunch. I was wondering, like many people must have, about what it must be like to be a part of that tiny, elite group of people. I didn’t really have much luck or insight from their transits, but I did notice something else that was very intriguing. You might be able to tell from the picture on the left what it was.
All the presidents at the lunch were born when Saturn was at either 25-26 degrees of a cardinal sign, or 2 degrees of a fixed sign. I don’t know what is special about these degrees, other than that they must link up in some important way with a national chart of the United States.
The true national chart of the US is actually a great point of contention amongst astrologers, so we will save that controversy for another post, although I imagine that whatever the national chart is, somehow it is likely tied into this pattern.
I found the pattern applied to a couple of other presidents too, but not past John F. Kennedy. If you plot these points against the zodiac, this is what it looks like:
In red you can see the presidents who were born with Saturn close to the beginning of a fixed sign. In blue you can see the presidents who were born with Saturn around 25 degrees of a cardinal sign.
What about Lyndon Johnson, Richard Nixon and Gerald Ford? I don’t know. Nixon could actually still fall in the pattern somewhat because he was born with Saturn at 27 Taurus, in a sextile to the Saturns of George W. Bush and Kennedy and trine Obama’s Saturn. It just so happens that Lyndon Johnson and Gerald Ford are the only presidents in recent history who had to take over unexpectedly, in Johnson’s case because of Kennedy’s assassination and in Ford’s case because of Nixon’s resignation.
Who knows if Obama will be the last president to hold up this pattern, or if someone else will come along with a Saturn at 25 Aries or 2 Aquarius? Kind of curious isn’t it?