“If only armies could fight famine.”
This was the segue between two news stories on one of Canada’s private broadcasters, CTV, a couple days ago. These words were spoken in that practised, low and authoritative “anchor voice” by the carefully coiffed and dramatically rueful news anchor. The first story was about Canadian soldiers returning from Afghanistan. The second was about the famine in East Africa.
Here’s a big news flash that didn’t make the broadcast: they can. Armies can fight famine. There's no reason why troops around the world could not be dropping massive quantities of food, water and medical supplies right this minute to the hundreds of thousands of people starving to death in Kenya, Ethiopia, Somalia and other African nations including Djibouti, Sudan, South Sudan and Uganda.
Instead, Somalia is one of the six countries currently being bombed by the United States.
This famine has not come as a surprise. Many areas have not had rain for two years. Food has been scarce for two years. This was a long time coming, and the failure to act at every possible juncture up to this point is what has pushed it to the verge of catastrophe. It’s the lack of direct action from our so-called leaders that has allowed people to slip into misery and hell and starvation, and it’s a continued lack of action that is causing people to die.
And instead of direct action (Aries) now, we have the mainstream media manufacturing a reality for the viewing public where the hands of the Armed Forces and those who give their orders are tied, where nothing can be done in time.
It’s the same manufactured helplessness that is worked up after all humanitarian crises these days, and it’s false.
Armies can fight famine. Armies can get food and water to starving people. But it takes strong will and decisive action, and those handing down their orders choose not to deploy them in these ways. This is the Plutonic point that needs to be driven home for the viewing public. As long as the mainstream public swallows the story that there is nothing that can be done, nothing will be done.
Asteroid of agriculture, grains and fertility of the Earth Ceres is stationing retrograde (July 26) at zero Aries - that very potent first degree of the zodiac. It just passed through the anaretic (29th) degree of Pisces – related to the cyclical famines and plagues brought down on and allowed to happen to humanity. Ceres will be back in Pisces August 10 until January 19.
Ceres on the first degree of Aries requires direct action. Move. Take action. Do something effective. Hit your mark. It requires quick decisions and basic actions to get the food to the people. In Aries (soldiers), it requires an army.
But Ceres in Aries is square Pluto in Capricorn right now within Cardinal Grand Cross formation. Pluto in Capricorn relates to the rotten-to-the-core corruption of our hierarchical power structures. It relates to a top-heavy bureaucracy so bloated, dysfunctional and out of touch that quick, direct, effective actions (Aries) are just not a product of its machinations.
The hierarchies (Capricorn) are deadly (Pluto) in their illegitimacy.
Instead of food and water drops, the mainstream media broadcasts news of Canada’s useless "International Co-Operation Minister" Bev Oda making a useless official visit to Kenya complete with useless photo ops and useless clichéd statements spoken into the cameras.
Oda spent her time announcing the $50 million aid package that will ostensibly show up sometime while starving children take their last breaths.
The failure of leadership is so extreme it has taken on an Orwellian flavour as the propagandists on the nightly news continue to prop up its authority, manufacturing a reality that holds nothing and no one accountable.