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The Rock n Roll Psychic’s Guide to Politics

Andrew Brewer 2


Dedicated to Alicia Kent

Copyright Š 2011 by Rudolph Terry Andrew Brewer

All Rights Reserved ISBN 1463795297 EAN-13 -- 978-1463795290

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Stich´o`man`cy n. 1. Divination by lines, or passages of books, taken at hazard.

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div·i·na·tion

/ˌdɪvəˈneɪʃən/ noun

[noncount] : the practice of using signs (such as an arrangement of tea leaves or cards) or special powers to predict the future

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If voting changed anything, they'd make it illegal. - Emma Goldman

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There is no flag large enough to cover the shame of killing innocent people. - Howard Zinn

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"But what right had I to these highest joys, when all around me was nothing but misery and struggle for a moldy bit of bread; when whatsoever I should spend to enable me to live in that world of higher emotions must needs be taken from the very mouths of those who grew the wheat and had not bread enough for their children?"

- Peter Kropotkin 11


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A man who stands for nothing will fall for anything. - Malcolm X

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An empty stomach is not a good political adviser. - Albert Einstein

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The most perfect political community is one in which the middle class is in control, and outnumbers both of the other classes. - Aristotle

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Where is the justice of political power if it executes the murderer and jails the plunderer, and then itself marches upon neighboring lands, killing thousands and pillaging the very hills? - Kahlil Gibran 19


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In our seeking for economic and political progress, we all go up - or else we all go down. - Franklin D. Roosevelt

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When we blindly adopt a religion, a political system, a literary dogma, we become automatons. We cease to grow. - Anais Nin

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All political thinking for years past has been vitiated in the same way. People can foresee the future only when it coincides with their own wishes, and the most grossly obvious facts can be ignored when they are unwelcome.

- George Orwell

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For me, the lame part of the Sixties was the political part, the social part. The real part was the spiritual part. - Jerry Garcia

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The truth is on the march and nothing will stop it. - Emile Zola

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One of the interesting things here is that the people who should be shaping the future are politicians. But the political framework itself is so dead and closed that people look to other sources, like artists, because art and music allow people a certain freedom.

- Thom Yorke

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We have learned in recent years to translate almost all of political life in terms of conspiracy. And the spy novel, as never before, really, has come into its own. - John LeCarre

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What the poor, the weak, and the inarticulate desperately require is power, organization, and a sense of identity and purpose, not rarefied advice of political scientists.

- Paul Wellstone

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Knowledge of human nature is the beginning and end of political education. - Henry B. Adams

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War is not merely a political act but a real political instrument, a continuation of political intercourse, a carrying out of the same by other means.Karl von Clausewitz

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No matter what political reasons are given for war, the underlying reason is always economic. - A. J. P. Taylor

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The political system is not for the people. The people are secondary to the economy. It's about what generates money, not about what benefits the people.

- Ziggy Marley

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A nation that continues year after year to spend more money on military defense than on programs of social uplift is approaching spiritual doom. - Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr 45


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A single twig breaks, but the bundle of twigs is strong. - Tecumseh

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Conformity is the jailer of freedom and the enemy of growth. - John F. Kennedy

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All tyranny needs to gain a foothold is for people of good conscience to remain silent. - Thomas Jefferson

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A brave man is a man who dares to look the Devil in the face and tell him he is a Devil. - James A. Garfield

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All men having power ought to be distrusted to a certain degree. – James Madison

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A man who is good enough to shed his blood for the country is good enough to be given a square deal afterwards. - Theodore Roosevelt

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Business is other people's money. - Delphine de Girardin

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If a million people say a foolish thing, it is still a foolish thing. - Anatole France

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Believe those who are seeking the truth. Doubt those who find it. - Andre Gide

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A riot is the language of the unheard. – Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr

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Do you see law and order? There is nothing but disorder, and instead of law there is the illusion of security. It is an illusion because it is built on a long history of injustices: racism, criminality, and the genocide of millions. Many people say it is insane to resist the system, but actually, it is insane not to.

- Mumia Abu Jamal 67


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A great empire, like a great cake, is most easily diminished at the edges. - Benjamin Franklin

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But suppose God is black? What if we go to Heaven and we, all our lives, have treated the Negro as an inferior, and God is there, and we look up and He is not white? What then is our response? - Robert Kennedy 71


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Like sex in Victorian England, the reality of Big Business today is our big dirty secret. - Ralph Nader

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An ounce of practice is worth more than tons of preaching. - Mohandas Gandhi

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It is a peculiar sensation, this double-consciousness, this sense of always looking at one's self through the eyes of others, of measuring one's soul by the tape of a world that looks on in amused contempt and pity.

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Don't wait. The time will never be just right. - Napoleon Hill

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Never hold discussions with the monkey when the organ grinder is in the room. - Winston Churchill

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Half of the American people have never read a newspaper. Half never voted for President. One hopes it is the same half. - Gore Vidal

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I think it's a terrible shame that politics has become show business. - Sydney Pollack

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If we desire respect for the law, we must first make the law respectable. - Louis D. Brandeis

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Politics is war without bloodshed, while war is politics with bloodshed. - Mao Tse-Tung

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I love the man that can smile in trouble, that can gather strength from distress, and grow brave by reflection.

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'Tis the business of little minds to shrink, but he whose heart is firm, and whose conscience approves his conduct, will pursue his principles unto death. - Thomas Paine

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About the Author

Andrew Brewer, known internationally as “The Rock n Roll Psychic”, is a nationally televised clairvoyant and astrologer, host of Rock n Roll Psychic Radio, and Publisher / Managing Editor of The Alchemical Heart Andrew has hundreds of appearances to his credit on radio and TV, perhaps most notably as the featured psychic and co-host, along with Erik Estrada (Chips) and Jenilee Harrison (Three’s Company), of Kebrina’s Psychic Answer, which aired throughout the United States and Canada from 1992-94.

Andrew was the resident morning psychic for many years on Magic 99.7 FM—Columbus’ leading Rock station—and was also featured in a segment on PM Magazine. A talented writer, Andrew has published articles on a wide variety of metaphysical topics. He was at one time a featured columnist in The Free Press and has been quoted in front page articles in both The Los 93


Angeles Times and USA Today.

Labeled “The Rock n Roll Psychic” due to his many clients in the music industry, Andrew has advised major players from Hollywood to Wall Street and his client list, both past and present, includes Actors and Directors, Recording Stars (from L.A. to Nashville, San Francisco to Berlin) and business executives, internationally known super-models, NFL Cheerleaders and professional athletes in both the NFL and the NBA.

A dynamic speaker, Andrew has led workshops for both corporate and non-corporate audiences all across the country. Not content “only” to be a psychic, Andrew “retired” from metaphysics in 1994 to “prove” he could make it in the big bad world of business and over a ten year six figure plus career, Andrew managed projects for several Fortune 500 companies and was twice selected for inclusion in Who’s Who in Business.

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Author’s Statement

Back in the late 80's and early 90's I worked as a psychic and astrologer and had a pretty successful career. I had a long running gig as the "Resident Morning Psychic" on a local rock station and a weekly column on metaphysics in The Free Press.

It was fun--for a long time. I jetted around from LA to New Orleans to Washington DC and all points in between and appeared on local and national TV many times, including a nationally televised infomercial with Erik Estrada, Jenilee Harrison and half the cast of General Hospital that aired throughout the U.S. and Canada twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week, for about a year and a half.

When my daughter was just a toddler I decided to stop doing readings professionally and "retired" for awhile in 95


order to provide, hopefully, a more "normal" Middle Class environment for my beautiful baby girl.

I set out to prove that a psychic could make it in the big bad business world (something that to most people probably would have seemed impossible); but my ability to analyze (and talk!) allowed me to do just that.

As a Management Consultant, I specialized in Change and Problem Management, Training Development and Delivery, Business Analysis and Strategic Planning and I have been elected twice (in 2000 and again in 2005) for inclusion in Who's Who in American Executives. Weird, I know, but absolutely true.

I have spent many many years reading and studying and "trying to figure it out". I am still trying. When I was young I wandered around the country chanting with Buddhists and hanging with witches and mystics and 96


crazy people and along the way I somehow found time to drop out of several very nice colleges--I was at one time the academic wunderkind, then, later, the creative writing wunderkind. I never did graduate but now have the fancy liberal education of a Ph.D.

My real education is shamanic, metaphysical--out of this world.

Not real resume material. And as a former New Age poster boy,

once labeled “The Psychic Adonis”, I had what is commonly referred to as “attitude.”

In order for me to develop my gifts as a psychic I needed to follow my own--very winding--path. I had to do it "my way"--no matter what it cost me. For now I am content to steal from several religious traditions to make sort of 97


a syncretic spiritual stew--the Sufis, Russian Orthodoxy, the Power Puff Girls, the Jewish Kabbalah, with New Agey stuff everywhere you look and a heavy dose of Paganism for those cold winter nights.

I believe very strongly that GOD exists I believe the essence of GOD is within every creature

I believe in the power of LOVE as a positive, creative, healing force

Spirit and the "Supernatural" are active, pervasive forces throughout the Universe

All Races, Genders, and Nationalities are equal in the eyes of GOD (and in my eyes, as well)

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Andrew Brewer, “The Rock n Roll Psychic” www.rocknrollpsychic.com

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The Rock n Roll Psychic's Guide to Politics