Ferguson: No Justice in the American Police State — Paul Craig Roberts

Ferguson: No Justice in the American Police State Paul Craig Roberts There are reports that American police kill 500 or more Americans every year. Few of these murdered Americans posed a threat to police. https://www.dojmedia.com/u-s-police-have-killed-over-5000-civilians-since-911/ Police murder Americans for totally implausible reasons. For example, a few days before Michael Brown was gunned down in Ferguson, John Crawford picked up a…

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Ukraine Crisis Continues — Paul Craig Roberts

Ukraine Crisis Continues Paul Craig Roberts Having served Washington’s propaganda purposes, the downed Malaysian airliner and the alleged Russian armored column that entered Ukraine and was allegedly destroyed have dropped out of the news even though both stories remain completely and totally unresolved. Washington’s stooge government in Ukraine has not released the records of communications between Ukrainian air traffic control…

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We Are Above the Law Declares County Attorney

We Are Above the Law Declares County Attorney Paul Craig Roberts Habersham County, Georgia, the jurisdiction that allowed intentionally or through negligence a SWAT team to break into a home with violent force in the middle of the night and throw a stun grenade into a baby’s face sending him to a hospital for weeks where he was in life…

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The Militarization of the Police Has Produced a Murder Machine — Paul Craig Roberts

The Militarization of the Police Has Produced a Murder Machine Paul Craig Roberts Update: Here is a report on the autopsy. http://rt.com/usa/181116-brown-presser-baden-preliminary-autopsy/ The facts directly contradict the false information police apologists are sending around the Internet. Note that the Missouri governor blamed the violence on the black community, not on the police who enraged the black community by gratuitously murdering…

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In The West Respect for Truth No Longer Exists — Paul Craig Roberts

In The West Respect for Truth No Longer Exists Paul Craig Roberts The Western media have proved for all to see that the Western media comprises either a collection of ignorant and incompetent fools or a whorehouse that sells war for money. The Western media fell in step with Washington and blamed the downed Malaysian airliner on Russia. No evidence…

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Cops Gone Wild

Paul Craig Roberts Update: I have received four or five emails from readers who complain that the person in the photo, which is a photo taken from media accounts, is not the person who the cops murdered in Ferguson. Why does it matter? The photo shows three oversized cops pointing military weapons at point blank range at a black kid…

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Washington Has Placed The World On The Road To War — Paul Craig Roberts

Washington Has Placed The World On The Road To War Does the world have a death wish? Paul Craig Roberts Update: A fabricated report was spread by the UK Guardian newspaper and BBC that a Russian armored convoy entered Ukraine and was destroyed by the Ukrainian military. The German media including Die Welt picked up the false report and spread…

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Washington Chokes Truth With Lies — Paul Craig Roberts

Washington Chokes Truth With Lies Paul Craig Roberts Are Western propagandists fooling anyone but themselves? The latest absurdity coming out of Ukraine, the EU and Washington is that the humanitarian aid that Russia and the Red Cross are trucking into the former Russian territories that comprise eastern Ukraine is a trick, a deception, a pretext for Russia’s invasion forces. Such…

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The De-industrialization of America

Paul Craig Roberts, Dave Kranzler, and John Titus On January 6, 2004, Paul Craig Roberts and US Senator Charles Schumer published a jointly written article on the op-ed page of the New York Times titled “Second Thoughts on Free Trade.” The article pointed out that the US had entered a new economic era in which American workers face “direct global…

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The West Is On The Wrong Path — Gabor Steingart, publisher, Handelsblatt

The West Is On The Wrong Path Gabor Steingart, publisher, Handelsblatt Finally an independent voice has come out of Europe. The publisher of Germany’s most important newspaper has criticized both the German press for serving as a ministry of propaganda for Washington and criticized Washington’s policy toward Russia as a failure to think: “The policy of running your head against…

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Washington Threatens The World — Paul Craig Roberts

Washington Threatens The World Paul Craig Roberts The consequence of Washington’s reckless and irresponsible political and military interventions in Iraq, Libya, and Syria has been to unleash evil. The various sects that lived in peace under the rule of Saddam Hussein, Gaddafi, and Assad are butchering one another, and a new group, ISIS, is in the process of creating a…

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Will Putin Realize That Russia Holds The Cards? — Paul Craig Roberts

Will Putin Realize That Russia Holds The Cards? Paul Craig Roberts More evidence, about which I hope to write at length, is piling up that Europe has acquiesced to Washington’s drive to war with Russia, a war that is likely to be the final war for humanity. By Russia’s low key and unthreatening response to Washington’s aggression, thereby giving the…

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Defining Away Economic Failure — Paul Craig Roberts

Defining Away Economic Failure Redefinition Is America’s Most Powerful Factor of Production Paul Craig Roberts Last week’s government guesstimate that second quarter 2014 real GDP growth will be 4% seems nonsensical on its face. There is no evidence of increases in real median family incomes or real consumer credit that would lift the economy from a first quarter decline to…

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If Nuclear War Doesn’t Exterminate Us Ebola Virus Might — Paul Craig Roberts

If Nuclear War Doesn’t Exterminate Us Ebola Virus Might Obama’s White House Press Conference Paul Craig Roberts I just heard on National Public Radio two things that have totally destroyed what tiny bit of belief I still had in American leadership. I have concluded that the term “intelligent American” is an oxymoron. American elites have decided that Americans are not…

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The West’s Reckless Rush Towards War With Russia

The West’s Reckless Rush Towards War With Russia Paul Craig Roberts On a number of occasions recently I have made the point that the psychopaths in control of Washington are driving the West to war with Russia. The lies that the Obama regime and Western presstitute media are hurling at President Putin are even more blatantly false that the lies…

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Israel Is Stealing and Murdering Its Way Through Palestine — Paul Craig Roberts

The Moral Failure Of The West Paul Craig Roberts Readers are asking for my take on the Israel-Gaza situation, and, believe it or not, Oxford University’s famous debating society, the Oxford Union, invited me to debate the issue. I replied to the Oxford Union that I was unprepared to take responsibility for the Palestinians without undergoing the extensive preparation that…

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War Is Coming — Paul Craig Roberts

War Is Coming Paul Craig Roberts The extraordinary propaganda being conducted against Russia by the US and UK governments and Ministries of Propaganda, a.k.a., the “Western media,” have the purpose of driving the world to war that no one can win. European governments need to rouse themselves from insouciance, because Europe will be the first to be vaporized due to…

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UPDATE of the Latest US Government Hoax — Paul Craig Roberts

UPDATE of the Latest US Government Hoax Paul Craig Roberts The Russian Ministry of Defense has declared the purported satellite photos placed on Twitter by the US Ambassador in Ukraine as fakes. http://rt.com/news/176120-fake-ukraine-images-defence/ I could tell that the images were fakes not only from their low resolution and absence of proper designation, but also from the unprofessional way in which…

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Another State Department Hoax? — Paul Craig Roberts

Another State Department Hoax? Paul Craig Roberts I have an email that purports to be from the State Department Press Office. It is dated today, Sunday, July 27, 2014 at 8:45 AM EDT It reads: State Department Press Corps: Sharing with you the attached document with DNI images — evidence of Russia firing into Ukraine. Regards, State Department Press Office…

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The World Is Doomed By Western Insouciance — Paul Craig Roberts

The World Is Doomed By Western Insouciance don’t expect to live much longer Paul Craig Roberts European governments and the Western media have put the world at risk by enabling Washington’s propaganda and aggression against Russia. Washington has succeeded in using transparent lies to demonize Russia as a dangerous aggressive country led by a new Hitler or a new Stalin,…

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Does Russia (And Humanity) Have A Future? — Paul Craig Roberts

Does Russia (And Humanity) Have A Future? Europe is complicit in its own demise Paul Craig Roberts The Russian government has finally realized that it has no Western “partners,” and is complaining bitterly about the propagandistic lies and disinformation issued without any evidence whatsoever against the Russian government by Washington, its European vassals, and presstitute media. Perhaps the Russian government…

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Washington Is Escalating the Orchestrated Ukrainian “Crisis” to War — Paul Craig Roberts

Washington Is Escalating the Orchestrated Ukrainian “Crisis” to War Paul Craig Roberts Despite the conclusion by US intelligence that there is no evidence of Russian involvement in the destruction of the Malaysian airliner and all lives onboard, Washington is escalating the crisis and shepherding it toward war. Twenty-two US senators have introduced into the 113th Congress, Second Session, a bill,…

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US Intelligence: No Evidence Russia Did It — Paul Craig Roberts

US Intelligence: Russia Didn’t Do It Paul Craig Roberts After days of placing hostile blame for the downing of the Malaysian airliner on Russia, the White House permitted US intelligence officials to tell reporters that there is no evidence of the Russian government’s involvement. Obviously, the US satellite photos do not support the Obama regime’s lies. If the White House…

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The New Republic Is Queen of the Presstitutes — Paul Craig Roberts

The New Republic Is Queen of the Presstitutes Paul Craig Roberts UPDATE: According to the latest reports, the separatists in Donetsk have handed over to Malaysian authorities the black boxes from the downed Malaysian airliner, which indicates that those who have been blamed by Washington and the Western presstitute media have nothing to fear from the facts. It makes one…

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Guilt By Insinuation — Paul Craig Roberts

Guilt By Insinuation How American propaganda works. Paul Craig Roberts Why hasn’t Washington joined Russian President Putin in calling for an objective, non-politicized international investigation by experts of the case of the Malaysian jetliner? The Russian government continues to release facts, including satellite photos showing the presence of Ukrainian Buk anti-aircraft missiles in locations from which the airliner could have…

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What Happened to the Malaysian Airliner? — Paul Craig Roberts

What Happened to the Malaysian Airliner? Paul Craig Roberts Washington’s propaganda machine is in such high gear that we are in danger of losing the facts that we do have. One fact is that the separatists do not have the expensive Buk anti-aircraft missile system or the trained personnel to operate it. Another fact is that the separatists have no…

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Sanctions and Airliners — Paul Craig Roberts

Sanctions and Airliners Paul Craig Roberts NOTE: Photos are now available of the wreckage from the Malaysian airliner crash. Notice the extensive debris and the large section of fuselage. You are observing remains of an airliner that was hit with a missile at 33,000 feet and fell to impact land. Remember, no such debris was present at the site where…

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Insider Trading and Financial Terrorism on Comex

Paul Craig Roberts and Dave Kranzler July 16, 2014. The first two days this week gold was subjected to a series of computer HFT-driven “flash crashes” that were aimed at cooling off the big move higher gold has made since the beginning of June. During this move higher, the hedge funds, who typically “chase” the momentum of gold up or…

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Washington’s Arrogance Will Destroy Its Empire — Paul Craig Roberts

Washington’s Arrogance Will Destroy Its Empire Washington reeks of the stench of evil Paul Craig Roberts Alone among the governments in the world, Washington requires sovereign governments to follow Washington’s laws even when Washington’s laws contradict the laws of sovereign countries. The examples are endless. For example, Washington forced Switzerland to violate and to repeal Switzerland’s historic bank secrecy laws.…

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The Deteriorating Economic Outlook

Paul Craig Roberts, Dave Kranzler, and John Williams The third and final estimate (until the annual GDP revisions) of first quarter 2014 real GDP growth released June 25 by the US Bureau of Economic Analysis was a 2.9% contraction in GDP growth, a 5.5 percentage point difference from the January forecast of 2.6% growth. Apparently, the first quarter contraction was…

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Virtual Economy’s Phantom Job Gains Are Based on Statistical Fraud — Paul Craig Roberts

Virtual Economy’s Phantom Job Gains Are Based on Statistical Fraud And More Fraud Is in the Works Paul Craig Roberts Washington can’t stop lying. Don’t be convinced by last Thursday’s job report that it is your fault if you don’t have a job. Those 288,000 jobs and 6.1% unemployment rate are more fiction than reality. In his analysis of the…

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Washington Murders Countries, the US Constitution, and the Presstitute Media Makes Americans Complicit — Paul Craig Roberts

Washington Murders Countries, the US Constitution, and the Presstitute Media Makes Americans Complicit Paul Craig Roberts Having Murdered Iraq, Afghanistan, Libya, Syria, and the US Constitution, Washington is now Murdering Ukraine. Thanks to Op-Ed News contributor Eric Zuesse, I can bring to your attention these photographs (URL below) of what the Nazi Government in Washington is doing to Ukrainians who…

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Washington’s War Crimes Spread from Africa and the Middle East to Ukraine — Paul Craig Roberts

Washington’s War Crimes Spread from Africa and the Middle East to Ukraine Paul Craig Roberts A person might think that revulsion in “the world community” against Washington’s wanton slaughter of civilians in eight countries would have led to War Crimes Tribunal warrants issued for the arrest of presidents Clinton, Bush, Obama and many officials in their regimes. But the vocal…

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July 4th Militarist Bunkum (an encore by request)

July 4th Militarist Bunkum (an encore by request) Paul Craig Roberts Did you know that 85 to 90 percent of war’s casualties are non-combatant civilians? That is the conclusion reached by a nine-person research team in the June 2014 issue of the American Journal of Public Health. The deaths of soldiers who are fighting the war are a small part…

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Full Text of Putin’s Address to the Russian Diplomatic Corps

Below is President Putin’s complete address to the Russian diplomatic corps. It reveals Putin to be a person well aware of the threats that US unilateralism poses to the entire world. Washington’s belief that the US is exceptional and indispensable results in dictatorial behavior toward other countries and the overriding of their legitimate national interests. From such arrogance, wars are…

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Guest Column by Vladimir Putin

IMPORTANT: Guest Column by Vladimir Putin THE WEST IS TURNING THE PLANET INTO A GLOBAL BARRACKS–Vladimir Putin, President of Russia The remarks below are excerpted from President Putin’s meeting with Russia’s ambassadors on July 1, 2014. Putin damns Washington’s puppet president of Ukraine, an usurped position resulting from the overthrow of a democratically elected president, for taking “the path of…

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Cold War Renewed With A Vengeance While Washington Again Lies — Paul Craig Roberts

Cold War Renewed With A Vengeance While Washington Again Lies Paul Craig Roberts The Cold War made a lot of money for the military/security complex for four decades dating from Churchill’s March 5, 1946 speech in Fulton, Missouri declaring a Soviet “Iron Curtain” until Reagan and Gorbachev ended the Cold War in the late 1980s. During the Cold War Americans…

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A New Recession and a New World Devoid of Washington’s Arrogance? — Paul Craig Roberts

A New Recession and a New World Devoid of Washington’s Arrogance? Paul Craig Roberts June 25, 2014. A final number for real US GDP growth in the first quarter of 2014 was released today. The number is not the 2.6% growth rate predicted by the know-nothing economists in January of this year. The number is a decline in GDP of…

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Can Putin’s Diplomacy Prevail Over Washington’s Coercion? — Paul Craig Roberts

Can Putin’s Diplomacy Prevail Over Washington’s Coercion? Paul Craig Roberts June 24, 2014. Russia’s President Vladimir Putin is trying to save the world from war. We should all help him. Today Putin’s presidential press secretary Dmitry Peskov reported that President Putin has asked the Russian legislature to repeal the authorization to use force that was granted in order to protect…

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Professor Francis Boyle on Impeachment of Bush and Obama

Professor Francis Boyle on Impeachment of Bush and Obama — Paul Craig Roberts Paul Craig Roberts As Democratic Representative Nancy Pelosi, the Richest Representative of the One Percent in the House of Representatives, said: “Impeachment is off the table.” Nevertheless, Insouciant Californians still send The bought-and paid-for hireling to Washington In my day if an experienced professor of international and…

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Washington Is Beating The War Drums — Paul Craig Roberts

Washington Is Beating The War Drums Paul Craig Roberts I wish I had only good news to bring to readers, or even one item of good news. Alas, goodness has ceased to be a feature of US policy and simply cannot be found in any words or deeds emanating from Washington or the capitals of its European vassal states. The…

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Washington’s Iraq “Victory” — Paul Craig Roberts

Washington’s Iraq “Victory” Paul Craig Roberts The citizens of the United States still do not know why their government destroyed Iraq. “National Security” will prevent them from ever knowing. “National Security” is the cloak behind which hides the crimes of the US government. George Herbert Walker Bush, a former Director of the Central Intelligence Agency who became President courtesy of…

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Tiananmen Square Guest Column by Wei Ling Chua and limited time offer of free book on what really happened

Tiananmen Square Guest Column by Wei Ling Chua and limited time offer of free book on what really happened Dear Friends, On the 25 anniversary of Tiananmen Square I posted a guest column by Brian Becker who pointed out that no massacre occurred in China’s Tiananmen Square. A few US journalists who reported a massacre later retracted the claim, including…

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The People Struggle to Find and Retain Representation — Paul Craig Roberts

The People Struggle to Find and Retain Representation Paul Craig Roberts Dave Brat, a professor of economics at Virginia’s Randolph-Macon College, is a marked man. Professor Brat defeated Republican House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, a prime trophy of the Israel Lobby. I doubt that Eric Cantor ever lost an opportunity to place Israel’s interests above the interests of his constituents.…

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World War II: The Unknown War — Paul Craig Roberts

World War II: The Unknown War Paul Craig Roberts In my June 6 column, “The Lies Grow More Audacious,” I mentioned that Obama and the British prime minister, who Obama has as a lap dog, just as George Bush had Tony Blair as lap dog, had managed to celebrate the defeat of Nazi Germany at the 70th anniversary of the…

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Washington Caught Again In A Lie — Paul Craig Roberts

Washington Caught Again In A Lie Paul Craig Roberts In case you didn’t hear from the presstitute media, Syrian president Assad was just re-elected with 88.7% of the vote. Assad is the “brutal dictator” that Obama claims the Syrian people are trying to overthrow. The vote clearly puts the lie, yet again, to Washington. Voting was not possible in some…

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More Phantom Jobs Created–All In The Wrong Places

More Phantom Jobs Created–All In The Wrong Places education is not the answer Paul Craig Roberts Last April I saw a report that 83% of May’s college graduates did not have a job. I remarked that in my day most of us had 2 or 3 job or graduate school offers before we graduated. The latest payroll jobs report issued…

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The Lies Grow More Audacious — Paul Craig Roberts

The Lies Grow More Audacious Paul Craig Roberts If there were any doubts that Western “leaders” live in a fantasy make-believe world constructed out of their own lies, the G-7 meeting and 70th anniversary celebration of the Normandy landing dispelled the doubts. The howlers issuing from these occasions are enough to split your sides. Obama and his lap dog Cameron…

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Whatever Became Of Morality? — Paul Craig Roberts

Whatever Became Of Morality? — Paul Craig Roberts What are we to make of this?  http://edition.cnn.com/2014/06/03/justice/wisconsin-girl-stabbed/index.html Two 12 year-old white American girls who look perfectly normal stabbed their 12-year old friend 19 times in a murder attempt.  By murdering their friend the girls hoped to win the acceptance of a totally fictitious  cartoon character on a website. Does this mean…

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Interest Rate Puzzle — Paul Craig Roberts and Dave Kranzler

Interest Rate Puzzle Paul Craig Roberts and Dave Kranzler One of the biggest puzzles in the financial markets this year has been the considerable fall in interest rates despite the Fed’s program of tapering or cutting back the Fed’s bond purchases known as Quantitative Easing. A year ago, when Fed Chairman Bernanke announced the possibility of tapering QE on May…

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