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5.0 out of 5 starsOh my stars and planets! What’s Trump doing in Syria and North Korea?
Reviewed in the United States on May 14, 2017
"Trump Strikes Syria: and Korea?" is an account, as of April 2017, of the events and situations surrounding the fighting in Syria, the tensions with North Korea, President Trump’s related actions, and the astrological and prophetic implications of it all. The latter does not make this a New Agey tome—it is not that. It is the latest in the ongoing works of a keen observer of current events who happens to also be a prophecy scholar and astrologer. Read it to gain an understanding of the reality of today’s world powers and their conflicts, and then ponder that understanding in the light of portends from centuries old prophetic writings.
The book’s first four chapters are Mr. Hogue’s informed commentary on the Syrian fighting and on the history leading to the current state-of-affairs. He shows its origin in the machinations of the neoconservatives holding power in Washington and their plans for attaining and keeping world hegemony. He focuses on the two incidents of gas attacks in Syria (one in August 2013 and the recent one in April 2017) and shows us through evidence of expert testimony, unbiased video, and informed reasoning, the reality behind those attacks.
That reality supports a “tail wagging the dog” scenario where the major power proxies are manipulating their masters. I was skeptical of that, feeling that any false-flag operations must originate within the US Deep State. Mr. Hogue, however, makes a good case for proxies pursuing their own agenda. In doing so he also buttresses the implications of Nostradamus’ prophecies where the actions of minions lead to world power confrontations.
Then Chapter Four focuses on Donald Trump, showing how he has become the president the Deep State wanted in Hillary Clinton. The prime example of this flip is seen in his 180 degree turn from tolerating the Assad government to firing rockets at it in retaliation for its alleged gassing of civilians on April 4. Quotes of Trump’s critical tweets about President Obama’s similar actions towards Syria illustrate Trump’s hypocrisy.
But the highlight of Chapter Four is Mr. Hogue’s suggestion of a Saturday Night Live skit that shows Trump channeling Hillary Clinton. It is very true to the SNL format and is at once funny and poignant. Enjoy it here, though, because such “truth in comedy” will never be seen on corporate television. And despite it’s renowned “edginess,” SNL is thoroughly corporate.
The second half of "Trump Strikes" delves further into the implications of the Syrian conflict with regard to its escalation to a broader scope. Astrological influences are considered here that seem to revolve around transits and trines of Mars and Saturn in Sagittarius and Aries (or something like that, but indicating conflict, general tumult, and karmic consequences, nonetheless). It also pulls much from the predictions of Nostradamus, especially from a letter he wrote to the French King of his time.
Now I’m no astrologer and I don’t have the background in languages and history required to really appreciate Nostradamus. Even so, what Mr. Hogue provides of both gives this work (all of his works, actually) an ambiance of ancient, transcendent foreknowledge that I find compelling. It enhances the informed commentary that comes from a deep understanding of political history and current events, and so leads to a baseline of insight that the reader can build upon.
The last couple of chapters gets into the tensions between the US and North Korea. It begins with a review of the history of North Korea since WWII and how it led to the present situation. Again, prophecy and astrology are cited to bring out the dire portends toward a nuclear-powered world war. Quotes from and links to previous articles on the Hogueprophecy website and to other Hogue books provide supporting material and a path for further study.
"Trump Strikes Syria: and Korea?" is an intelligent, informed, recounting of current events being played out in Syria and North Korea and their implications for world power relations and even nuclear war. It provides a groundwork for the reality of the world’s status that counters propagandizing corporate media. Delve into this book and follow the enclosed links to get a picture of what’s really happening. Then follow up with Mr. Hogue’s other books and keep current (remember, this is a book about events and situations that are changing fast) with reports from the alternate press (for as long as they’re available).
Be warned, however. This exercise could burst the bubble of your imaginary life context and let the darkness of reality seep in. But would you rather live in fantasy or see things as they are? That’s a harder choice than you might think. It helps that Mr. Hogue leavens the dark potentials he writes about with humor. It may be why he concludes his book with quotes from prophets and meta-physical teachers that offer some hope of humanity’s survival. Personally, I recommend choosing reality—though harder, it allows for a richer life journey. This book can get you started.
5.0 out of 5 starsAnother Fast Paced and Timely Book from John Hogue
Reviewed in the United States on May 13, 2017
John does it again! Another fast paced and timely book; this relatively short work gives the reader a much-needed look as to how Astrology and Prophecy might work out in terms of Current Events for the coming Seasons in 2017.
Most of all this book concentrates on how things might occur both North Korea and the Middle East; especially if the old "neo-cons" are successful in convincing President Trump to follow their advice when it comes to foreign policy and foreign entanglements (including war).
John also highlights ways this potential future could be avoided or at least delayed into the 2020's; again a must read for anyone following the current timeline of fast breaking events and wanting a glimpse of the most likely potential futures through the Fall of this year.
Also included are sample chapters from some of his previous books that relate to the information in this current one, so again highly recommended and don't miss this one!
Set aside the hypnotic false-news memes and prepare for some reality therapy. Hogue is not holding back and some “safe space” sensibilities may be stepped upon. This is the most hard hitting material to date, from a writer who often sashays his way around the topic with polished and elliptical prose. At 2770 kindle pages this is also one of Hogue’s larger books - there is a serious amount of material here to absorb.
The first few chapters reveal Hogue, untethered from his other personae of astrologer and oracular scholar, to be a world class geopolitical analyst and commentator in his own right - up there with the likes of Paul Craig Roberts.
We do get the in-depth analysis of Nostradamus’ predictions that Hogue’s fans are familiar with - but they come towards the end of the book and are made all the more trenchant by the intellectual heavy hauling in the previous chapters.
The direct and immediate threat to human existence from President Trump’s actions towards Syria and North Korea is the nexus of this book. Hogue takes this thesis and expands it in multiple directions and dimensions - taking us to school geopolitically, historically, astrologically and finally prophetically. There is lots of future scenario prediction and war gaming, both oracular and real world.
Syria and North Korea represent the power overlap between the three nuclear super powers; USA, Russia and China. In the USA rational thought and deed have been displaced by globalised brinkmanship, bullying and now Trumpian “deal making” - whatever that means. We exist on a ragged edge.
If you are seriously following current global developments you need this book as a reference text, and at five bucks it is great value. Seasoned readers from the alt, truther and so called conspiracy counter cultures may choke at what some may perceive as omissions. This reviewer did. Read on! This is a fantastic reference to own - as it reports recent history with all sources fully referenced.
5.0 out of 5 starsAnother excellent and important book for our times.
Reviewed in the United States on August 10, 2017
John Hogue is an expert at identifying likely future potentials and outcomes based on current trends and decisions by important world leaders and decision makers. This book is a prescient and unbiased analysis of the direction our near future is headed based on the current crises unfolding the middle east,North Korea, and possibly Russia, China and the USA as well.The election of a new bellicose American president being potentially swayed by a military industrial complex and warmongering elements in the American government has the potential of causing another war between North Korea and the USA,which could have very disastrous consequences. This book is a must read for anyone concerned about the troubling times we presently live in.