Congress: Require ALL U.S. Political Candidates to Provide Their Full Birth Record

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Singled out by Donald Trump (and ooh, what lousy transits he’s having now!) and the “birthers”, President Obama was the first president ever to be so hounded to provide his original LONG FORM birth certificate. Isn’t it fair that ALL political candidates should be required to do the same? Let’s make it the law of… [Read More]

Special Event: Sunday APRIL 12, 2015 @ 2PM- SHELLEY ACKERMAN at The Astrological Society of Princeton

Princeton NJ, Sun April 12, 2015

APRIL 12, 2015 @ 2PM- SHELLEY ACKERMAN at The Astrological Society of Princeton “Torrential, Tasty & Testy Transits of SUMMER 2015: A Long HOT Lusty Summer – or WHAT??“  Will July & August 2015 bring an enchanting Summer of Love, The Return of the Toxic Avenger, or BOTH? This Summer, the two benifics, Venus & Jupiter, meet in… [Read More]

Red Alert: March Madness Reaches a Climax

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To my Nearest and Dearest (i.e. ALL Visitors to KarmicRelief.com): Just a friendly reminder to exercise caution TODAY and over the next few days. TODAY MARCH 11 – Planet Mars (not known for calm and patience) conjoins unruly Uranus and squares powerful Pluto. (the outer planet duo wreaking havoc these past few yrs). Avoid high… [Read More]

Purim’s Hamantaschen – a “Grand Trine” Pastry?

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March 5, 2015 Today’s Full Moon at 15 Virgo/Pisces coincides with Purim, a two-day Jewish Mardi Gras of sorts. It’s at Purim that we read the “Megillah” a/k/a The Book of (Queen) Esther which tells the saga of how Queen Esther saved the Jews from genocide in 5th century B.C. Persia (now Iran) . The Book… [Read More]

Astrology at the Oscars: Will the Venus/Mars Meet-Up, ‘Heat up’ the Academy Awards?

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Mention Venus and Mars and we automatically think sex. And while that’s undeniably true, let’s not forget that by definition, sex is as creative as it is procreative. Many artists, writers, visionaries and creative types have either Venus and Mars conjoined or in hard aspect to one another in their natal charts, and this week,… [Read More]

HAPPY BIRTHDAY LIZ! Iconic Gossip Columnist Liz Smith Turns 92

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“Gossip is tomorrow’s news running down the street ahead of itself in a red satin dress”- LIZ SMITH When describing gossip columns of yesteryear (Hedda Hopper, Louella Parsons, Walter Winchell) or today’s bitchy tattletale world of TMZ, PAGE SIX, and Perez Hilton, could we possibly imagine using the words “fair”, “wise”, “thoughtful”, “disciplined”, “uplifting” and… [Read More]

Late Night Goodbyes: Saturn at 29° Scorpio

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It Happens in Threes… This past week, Saturn’s lingering presence at the final unforgiving degree of  intense Scorpio was marked by three notable, poignant and very emotional television finales: After nine years on Comedy Central, Stephen Colbert signed off with perhaps one of the most historically meaningful exits in television history. Virtually everyone who was… [Read More]

Thoughts on 2015: Part ONE

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Midway through the 20Teens: 2015: Do the Number and Planets = a Turning Point? 2-0-1-5 adds up to “8”, the number of manifestation, power, and wealth, and the coming year will surely pack a wallop. The number 5 is characterized by restlessness. It points to change. Historically, years ending in “5” are buoyant, bubbly, and… [Read More]

December Pride: Fire Grand Trine Unleashes the Lion Within

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On the one hand, this year’s transit of Jupiter in Leo has been a glorious boon to the stock market and to the theater. The casino on Wall Street is thriving and business is brisk on the Great White Way where the shows playing both on and Off Broadway seem to be as rich in… [Read More]

Celebrity Psychics for Your Holiday Party/Special Event!

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In addition to my individual availability to entertain your guests with a look at their 2015 astrological charts, this holiday season I am pleased to team up with my fabulously gifted and esteemed colleague, Ivy League psychic/palmist Madalyn Aslan. Together Madalyn, resident psychic palmist at the Guggenheim (and whose readings were the only ones ever… [Read More]