Does it seem like your Life is presently going backwards instead of moving forward? Can you explain why Barack Obama was up by 5% in the Nevada Caucus today and ten minutes later down by 6%? Are you presently experiencing a decline in your home value and loss in the value of your stock portfolio? Most people in ameriklan society are experiencing one or more of several SET-backs in their life right now and there is more thn one "Cosmic" explanation. Mars [Horus], our planet of action is in retrograde motion until January 30th of this year, and has moved into Gemini [Shu/Tefnut]. Saturn [Set] which governs ambition is also retrograde. This is a good time to revise your PLANS to get ahead and be more patient until you feel it's time to move on. Once you move on, don't look back [to retrogressive tendencies]. Mercury [Thoth] will station retrograde on January 28th in Aquarius [Anup-ophis] until February 19th. This is not the time to buy electronic devices of any kind, cars or communication equipment. The electromagnetic earth-energy field is very unstable at this time and many will find these devices malfunctioning. Might help to explain some recent problems accessing your favorite websites. Major purchases should be avoided as they may need to be returned. Expect the unexpected as the industrial markets continue to decline. If your zodiacal constellation is Aries, Cancer, Libra or Capricorn you will be powerfully affected from the energy of PLUTO during the next several years. I won't explain how but the key is in some of my past posts related to the Sothic Cycle and Numerology. To my fellow "Ophiuchi" commonly known as Sagittarius, "It's all about your value system this year." You will begin, if you have not already, to experience a TOTAL Meta-morphsis which will affect your material and psychological WORLD-VIEW. I leave you as I came in Peace!