Trump Now a Captive of the Deep State

Trump Now A Captive Of The Deep State Paul Craig Roberts When the gullible and insouciant American public and the presstitutes who participate in the deceptions permitted the Deep State to get away with the fairy tale that a few Saudi Arabians under the direction of Osama bin Laden, but without the support of any government or intelligence agency, were…

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The Looting Machine Called Capitalism

The Looting Machine Called Capitalism Paul Craig Roberts I have come to the conclusion that capitalism is successful primarily because it can impose the majority of the costs associated with its economic activities on outside parties and on the environment. In other words, capitalists make profits because their costs are externalized and born by others. In the US, society and…

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9/11 Destroyed America

9/11 Destroyed America Paul Craig Roberts The events on September 11, 2001, changed the world. It was the excuse for the US government to launch military attacks on seven Middle Eastern countries, causing civilian casualties in the millions and sending waves of Muslim refugees into the Western world. The US government wasted trillions of dollars destroying countries and murdering women…

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If This Is Freedom and Democracy, What Is Tyranny?

If This Is Freedom and Democracy, What Is Tyranny? Paul Craig Roberts John Whitehead “Our problem is civil obedience. Our problem is the numbers of people all over the world who have obeyed the dictates of the leaders of their government and have gone to war, and millions have been killed because of this obedience… Our problem is that people…

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President Trump’s Disappearance

President Trump’s Disappearance Paul Craig Roberts In my long experience in Washington, vice presidents did not make major foreign policy announcements or threaten other countries with war. Not even Dick Cheney stole this role from the weak president George W. Bush. But yesterday the world witnessed VP Pence threaten North Korea with war. “The sword stands ready,” said Pence as…

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The Oklahoma City Bombing After 22 Years

The Oklahoma City Bombing After 22 Years Paul Craig Roberts Today, April 19, 2017, is the 22nd anniversary of the Oklahoma City Bombing. The bombing of the federal Murrah office building was blamed by federal authorities on a bomb made from fertilizer inside a truck parked in front of the building by Timothy McVeigh and Terry Nichols. There are many…

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The Destruction of Inlet Beach

The Destruction of Inlet Beach Paul Craig Roberts Inlet Beach is an old Florida community in Walton County on the Gulf Coast of the panhandle of Florida. The community circa 1950 originated in federal land dispensed via a lottery to WW II veterans. Winners of the lottery received 1.25 acres in exchange for a $50 filing fee and agreement to…

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Dr. Dao Was Brutalized By Deregulation

Dr. Dao Was Brutalized By Deregulation Paul Craig Roberts A couple of readers asked why I did not include in my column, “A Government of Morons,” the violence used against the medical doctor Dao removed from his confirmed seat on a United Flight as a result of airline overbooking. The 69-year old was beat senseless by goons. A few days…

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The Boston Marathon Bombing After Four Years

The Boston Marathon Bombing After Four Years Paul Craig Roberts Today, April 15, 2017, is the fourth anniversary of the Boston Marathon Bombing, a hoax event performed by crisis actors and tell-tale bright red Hollywood blood. Sheila Casey has done a good job of exposing the hoax just by using the time line and photos of the event. https://truthandshadows.wordpress.com/2013/05/08/false-flag-theatre-boston-bombing-involves-clearly-staged-carnage/ A…

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A Government of Morons

A Government of Morons Paul Craig Roberts It has become embarrassing to be an American. Our country has had four war criminal presidents in succession. Clinton twice launched military attacks on Serbia, ordering NATO to bomb the former Yugoslavia twice, both in 1995 and in 1999, so that gives Bill two war crimes. George W. Bush invaded Afghanistan and Iraq…

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Is That Armageddon Over The Horizon?

Is That Armageddon Over The Horizon? Paul Craig Roberts The insouciance of the Western world is extraordinary. It is not only Americans who permit themselves to be brainwashed by CNN, MSNBC, NPR, the New York Times and Washington Post, but also their counterparts in Europe, Canada, Australia, and Japan, who rely on the war propaganda machine that poses as a…

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Washington’s Deception Is Aimed at Russia

Washington’s Deception Is Aimed at Russia Paul Craig Roberts According to a report on RT, Secretary of State Tillerson has on CBS backed away from his previously reported aggressive rhetoric reported by the presstitutes against Russia and Syria. https://www.rt.com/usa/384142-tillerson-syria-regime-change-isis/ According to the RT report, Tillerson said that Washington’s plan is to defeat ISIS, not to bring regime change to Syria.…

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More Fake News From Washington

More Fake News From Washington this time it is about employment Paul Craig Roberts The US government continues to lie about everything, not just Russia, Syria, Iran, and China. The US government is incapable of telling the truth about something as straightforward as employment. According to the government, March produced only 98,000 new payroll jobs, an insufficient amount to reduce…

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Washington Has Crossed Russia’s Red Line

Washington Has Crossed Russia’s Red Line Paul Craig Roberts Washington’s military attack on Syria is unambigiously a war crime. It occurred without any UN authorization or even the fake cover of a “coalition of the willing.” Washington’s attack on Syria occurred in advance of an investigation of the alleged event that Washington is trying to use as its justification. Indeed,…

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Trump Has Surrendered. Will Putin Be The Next To Surrender?

Trump Has Surrendered Will Putin Be The Next To Surrender? Paul Craig Roberts Update: Washington has reopened the conflict with a Tomahawk missile attack on Syrian Air Force Bases. The Russian/Syrian air defense systems did not prevent the attack. The Washington Establishment has reasserted control. First Flynn and now Bannon. All that are left in the Trump administration are the…

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Germany RIP

Germany RIP Paul Craig Roberts Who would have imagined that the once great German nation would be ruled by Washington? It is extraordinary, but that is what has happened. Merkel, Washington’s whore, has agreed to fill up Germany with the refugees from Washington’s 16 years of illegal wars against Muslims in North Africa and the Middle East. These are wars…

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The World’s Best Economist

The World’s Best Economist Paul Craig Roberts If you want to learn real economics instead of neoliberal junk economics, read Michael Hudson’s books. What you will learn is that neoliberal economics is an apology for the rentier class and the large banks that have succeeded in financializing the economy, shifting consumer spending power from the purchase of goods and services…

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The Real Russiagate: Obama’s Stasi State — Michael Hudson and Paul Craig Roberts

The Real Russiagate: Obama’s Stasi State Michael Hudson and Paul Craig Roberts Mike Whitney has written an excellent expose of the “Russiagate” cover story for Obama’s political use of national security to help his party oppose Republicans. http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/46775.htm Covert surveillance of politicians on Obama’s Nixon-like “Enemies List” has been going on for many years, but is only now being unmasked…

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Is the Russian Government Insouciant?

Is the Russian Government Insouciant? Paul Craig Roberts On March 1 the US National Reconnaissance Office launched a spy satellite carried by an Atlas V rocket that was powered by a Russian RD-180 engine.  http://www.counterpunch.org/2017/03/31/the-beneficiaries-of-conflict-with-russia/ The Unites States, an alleged “superpower,” is not capable of putting its own spy satellites into space. The “superpower” is dependent on Russia, which provides the “superpower” with the…

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Adam Schiff is a Traitor to Humanity

Adam Schiff is a Traitor to Humanity Paul Craig Robeerts Adam Schiff is a traitor to the United States. Indeed, to all of humanity. Yes, he is a Jew, but America has many loyal Jews. What makes Schiff a traitor is not that he is a Jew. He is a traitor, because he is undermining American democracy and the forces…

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Global Warming Wrapup

Global Warming Wrapup The mental convolutions in which some will engage in order to ignore the evidence that the polar ice caps are melting—and if not from warming from what?—is as astounding as the convolutions and denial of basic facts that characterize those who believe the government’s official 9/11 fairy tale. If all science is rigged, as a few of…

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Global Warming Is Real Say the Academies of Sciences of All of the Major Countries, But a Handful of my Readers Know Better

Global Warming Is Real Say the Academies of Sciences of All of the Major Countries, But a Handful of my Readers Know Better Paul Craig Roberts I am fortunate in having readers who look after me. Some have offered me refuge in their countries and their homes from what they expect otherwise will inevitably be the midnight knock on my…

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“Our Western Values” No Longer Exist

“Our Western Values” No Longer Exist Paul Craig Roberts Let’s be honest. The US attack on Mosul, Iraq, is not an attack on ISIS. It it a repeat of Israel’s operation Cast Lead in Gaza. The purpose is to kill as many Muslims for Israel as possible. Here is the evidence: http://news.antiwar.com/2017/03/23/reports-us-airstrikes-killed-230-civilians-in-mosul-overnight/ http://news.antiwar.com/2017/03/23/child-victims-of-mosul-overwhelm-emergency-hospital/ http://news.antiwar.com/2017/03/23/un-warns-worst-is-yet-to-come-with-400000-civilians-trapped-in-western-mosul/ Remember, the reason ISIS is in…

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The Day Earth Was Murdered

The Day Earth Was Murdered Paul Craig Roberts “Change you can believe in” disappeared in the early days of the Obama regime as the same Washington insiders filled the new government’s ranks. David Brooks sung the praises of those who made change impossible: “the best of the Washington insiders, Achievetrons who got double 800s on their SATs.” Eight years later…

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The FBI’s Conspiracy Theory of a Trump/Putin Collusion Has No Clothes — Paul Craig Roberts

The FBI’s Conspiracy Theory of a Trump/Putin Collusion Has No Clothes Paul Craig Roberts Unable to provide an ounce of evidence that a Trump/Putin conspiracy stole the presidential election from Hillary Clinton, the corrupt US “intelligence” agencies are shifting their focus to social media and to Internet sites such as Alex Jones and Breitbart. Little doubt the FBI investigation will…

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The Conspiracy Against President Trump

The Conspiracy Against President Trump Paul Craig Roberts March 20, 2017: Listening today to the broadcast of testimony by FBI Director Comey and National Security Agency Director Admiral Michael Rogers before the House Intelligence Committee (an oxymoron) made it clear that the Democrats, Comey, and Rogers intend conflict with Russia. The Republicans, for the most part, were interested to know…

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The Collapse of Trust in the West — Paul Craig Roberts

The Collapse of Trust in the West Paul Craig Roberts Just as President Putin has stated that governments and media in the West have destroyed Russia’s trust in the West, the governments and media in the West have destroyed the trust of their citizens, who have been transformed into serfs to whom government no longer is accountable. I have stressed…

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Mainstream Media in Total Collapse — Paul Craig Roberts

Mainstream Media in Total Collapse Paul Craig Roberts Few any longer believe the “mainstream media,” that is, the presstitutes. This has put them into a panic as the presstitutes lose their value to the ruling elite if the presstitutes cannot control the explanations in order to justify the self-serving agendas of the ruling elite. To fight back against the alternative…

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From Nuisance to Threat: The High Cost of Truth — Paul Craig Roberts

From Nuisance to Threat: The High Cost of Truth Paul Craig Roberts When one gives so much scarce time and energy from one’s life to a large and unknown public, one needs to know that it is sufficiently appreciated to be a worthwhile use of one’s time and energy. This is especially the case when there are large costs associated…

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Revolutions Are Bloody, But So Is Doing Nothing — Paul Craig Roberts

This is your voice. Support your voice. Revolutions Are Bloody, But So Is Doing Nothing Paul Craig Roberts Graeme MacQueen, a university professor in Canada, calls attention to the American left’s inability to exercise immagination with regard to the reports of the Warren Commission and the 9/11 Commission. A collection of individuals and publications, somehow regarded as leftwing, has proven…

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Federal Courts Say Foreigners, Not US Citizens, Are Entitled To Due Process — Paul Craig Roberts

SUPPORT YOUR WEBSITE WWW.PAULCRAIGROBERTS.ORG Federal Courts Say Foreigners, Not US Citizens, Are Entitled To Due Process Paul Craig Roberts The US Constitution applies to US citizens, and the amendments known as the Bill of Rights guarantee due process as a protection of US citizens’ civil liberties. That’s the theory but not the practice. Trump’s travel ban applies to non-US citizens,…

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The American Media Hide From The Truth — Paul Craig Roberts

The American Media Hide From The Truth Paul Craig Roberts The CIA created and accumulated from other sources a huge array of malware and cyber attack capability capable of stealing information from any individual, any government, any corporation, any intelligence agency and either leaving no trace or leaving a “fingerprint” of an innocent party. The CIA, being arrogant and incompetent,…

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Truth Is Rare and Hard to Find — Paul Craig Roberts

Truth Is Rare and Hard to Find Paul Craig Roberts Recent developments show how important and necessary websites such as paulcraigroberts.org are. The latest Wikileaks release of CIA documents code-named Vault 7 reveal that the CIA has the capability and the intent to mask the cyber-attacks it commits by making them seem as if they originated from another source. This…

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Our Age Of Folly — Paul Craig Roberts

Our Age Of Folly Paul Craig Roberts The United States has been growing progressively insane for a long time. For my generation, the realization descended upon us in the 1960s when the military/security complex convinced Americans that if we permitted Vietnamese nationalist leader Ho Chi Minh to unify Vietnam, the dominoes would fall until the Communist World Revolution had us…

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Washington’s Benevolent Mask Is Disintegrating — Paul Craig Roberts

Dear Friends: This is your site. It needs your support. It is becoming more difficult to speak the truth. If you do not support the voices of truth, you will not have them. Washington’s Benevolent Mask Is Disintegrating Paul Craig Roberts The few weeks of Trump’s presidency suffice to make clear that there will be no change this time either.…

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What Is To Be Done? — Paul Craig Roberts

THIS IS YOUR SITE. IT DEPENDS ON YOUR SUPPORT. What Is To Be Done? Paul Craig Roberts The question in the title is V.I. Lenin’s question. His answer was to create a revolutionary “vanguard” to spread revolutionary ideas among the workers, the economic class that Karl Marx had declared to be the class rising to the ascendency of political power.…

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Can Truth Prevail? — Paul Craig Roberts

Can Truth Prevail? Paul Craig Roberts According to official US economic data, the US Gross Domestic Product (GDP) has expanded for 22 quarters, raising real GDP 12.1% above its high prior to the 2008-09 economic contraction. Yet, US manufacturing output and US industrial production have not recovered to their pre-contraction high. So what is driving the real GDP growth? In…

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The Resurrection of Armageddon — Paul Craig Roberts

The Resurrection of Armageddon Paul Craig Roberts “The U.S. intelligence community’s extraordinary campaign of leaks claiming improper ties between President Trump’s team and Russia seeks to ensure a lucrative New Cold War by blocking detente.” — Gareth Porter It only required 24 days for the Deep State to castrate President Donald Trump and terminate the promise that the high tensions…

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The Stakes for Trump and All of Us — Paul Craig Roberts

The Stakes for Trump and All of Us Paul Craig Roberts We need to understand, and so does President Trump, that the hoax “war on terror” was used to transform intelligence agencies, such as the NSA and CIA, and criminal investigative agencies, such as the FBI, into Gestapo secret police agencies. Trump is now threatened by these agencies, because he…

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The Trump Presidency: RIP

The Trump Presidency: RIP Paul Craig Roberts Has Donald Trump overestimated his presidential power? The answer is yes. Is Steve Bannon, Trump’s main advisor, politically inexperienced? The answer is yes. We can conclude from the answers to these two questions that Trump is in over his head and will pay a big price. How large will the price be? The…

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Western Interests Aim To Flummox Russia

Western Interests Aim To Flummox Russia Paul Craig Roberts and Michael Hudson An article by Robert Berke in oilprice.com, which describes itself as “The No. 1 Source for Oil & Energy News,” illustrates how interest groups control outcomes by how they shape policy choices. Berke’s article reveals how the US intends to maintain and extend its hegemony by breaking up…

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The Globalization of Environmental Degradation

The Globalization of Environmental Degradation George Abert and Paul Craig Roberts Figuratively speaking, a ginormous asteroid is hurtling to a cataclysmic rendezvous with earth, but we are not supposed to notice. The asteroid is the rising threat from environmental degradation. Evidence is accumulating that environmental degradation is becoming global. We can either act responsibly by accepting the challenge or take…

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Has The American Establishment Opted for Thermo-Nuclear War?

Has The American Establishment Opted for Thermo-Nuclear War? Paul Craig Roberts If you want to be an American TV talking head or a Western presstitute, you are required to be braindead and integrity-challenged like Bill O’Reilly, CNN, MSNBC, and the New York Times, Washington Post, Wall Street Journal and all the rest. In an interview with President Donald Trump, O’Reilly…

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Is The Trump Administration Already Over? — Paul Craig Roberts

Is The Trump Administration Already Over? Paul Craig Roberts Hopes for the Trump administration are not burning brightly. Trump’s military chief, Gen. Mattis, is turning out to be true to his “mad dog” nickname. He has just declared that Iran “is the single biggest state sponsor of terrorism in the world.” https://sputniknews.com/politics/201702041050338034-mattis-iran-terrorism/ He has declared Russia to be the number…

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The Leftwing Has Placed Itself In The Trash Can Of History — Paul Craig Roberts

The Leftwing Has Placed Itself In The Trash Can Of History Paul Craig Roberts At a time when the Western world desperately needs alternative voices to the neoliberals, the neoconservatives, the presstitutes and the Trump de-regulationists, there are none. The Western leftwing has gone insane. The voices being raised against Trump, who does need voices raised against him, are so…

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Cal Berkeley Fascists Violently Protest Free Speech

Cal Berkeley Fascists Violently Protest Free Speech Paul Craig Roberts 150 masked “protesters” at Cal Berkeley, precisely 0.0039 percent of the 38,000 student body was all it took to shut down free speech at the University of California, Berkeley. The protesters are so confused that they see the shutdown as a victory for free speech. Something is wrong here. The…

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From MAD to Madness — Paul Craig Roberts

From MAD to Madness Paul Craig Roberts A book that Western peoples need to read is the just published by Clarity Press memoir of Paul H. Johnstone with an introduction by his daughter Diana, From MAD to Madness http://www.claritypress.com. Paul Johnstone worked for two decades in the upper echelons of US intelligence—Air Force Intelligence, the Joint Chiefs of Staff, the…

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The War Against Ordinary Americans — Paul Craig Roberts

The War Against Ordinary Americans Paul Craig Roberts The Saker is a level-headed person. I take it seriously when he spells out the threat to Trump’s presidency presented by the paradoxical alliance of the ruling oligarchs with what purports to be the “liberal/progressive/left.” It is amazing that the “liberal/progressive/left” are aligned with war and not with peace and are aligned…

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Trump Is Being Sabotaged by the Pentagon — Paul Craig Roberts

Trump Is Being Sabotaged by the Pentagon Paul Craig Roberts President Trump says he wants the US to have better relations with Russia and to halt military operations against Muslim countries. But he is being undermined by the Pentagon. The commander of US forces in Europe, General Ben Hodges, has lined up tanks on Poland’s border with Russia and fired…

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Can Trump Deliver? — Paul Craig Roberts

Can Trump Deliver? Paul Craig Roberts My view of Trump is conditional and awaits evidence. I am encouraged by the One Percent’s opposition to Trump, or we have just experienced the greatest ruse in history. Indeed, a pointless ruse, as the Establishment had its candidate in Hillary. Trump’s executive orders don’t support the argument that he is acting for the…

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