Let Them Drink Dr. Pepper

The good news is that Dr. Pepper has extended its special offer for a free 20-oz. soda. Good luck trying to get the coupon, though. I didn’t have any luck because the beverage maker’s servers appear to be overwhelmed.

For those of you who don’t know, the free Dr. Pepper is fulfilling a promise that if Guns N’ Roses ever released its Chinese Democracy album, the soda maker would give free soda to the masses.

O.K., that was the good news. The bad news is that the U.S. government has had to step in and rescue Citigroup. Wall Street likes the deal; the Dow Jones industrial average is up 300 points as I write this.

But just remember folks, the Wall Street brokers, bankers, and hedge fund managers aren’t funding this bailout — you and I are.

Looking for the cosmic take on these turn of events? Me too. Well, since the Sun, Mercury, Mars, and Pluto are all in Sagittarius right now, that would certainly favor Dr. Pepper since Sagittarius likes spice. Ditto for guns and Chinese democracy, even if it’s the musical kind.

The Dr. Pepper/democracy hookup reminds me of a post I wrote on the Saturn/Uranus opposition earlier this year, when I was reminiscing about how beverage makers piled on to the revolutionary bandwagon in the 1960s, the last time that we had a Saturn/Uranus opposition.

Stay tuned.

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3 comments on “Let Them Drink Dr. Pepper

  1. Astrologically speaking, Monica, methinks Bush and cronies are nabbing all the trillions they can while Pluto remains in Jupiter-ruled Sag!

    The coffers, as you know, will be scoured out by the time Pluto reaches Cap with Obama at the bankrupted helm. Si? ;p

  2. The virtual looting of the treasury will be a small price to pay to finally
    get the Bush cabal out of our White House…(never thought we’d see
    the day). Since money is energy…there’s plenty more where that came from–we live in an abundant universe!

    Happy Thanksgiving Monica!

    xoxo Denise

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