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. How much did…

Read more »

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…

Read more »

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…

Read more »

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…

Read more »

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…

Read more »

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.…

Read more »

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…

Read more »

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…

Read more »

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…

Read more »

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…

Read more »

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…

Read more »

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…

Read more »

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…

Read more »

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…

Read more »

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…

Read more »

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…

Read more »

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…

Read more »

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…

Read more »

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…

Read more »

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…

Read more »

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.…

Read more »

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…

Read more »

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…

Read more »

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…

Read more »

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…

Read more »

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…

Read more »

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…

Read more »

Are You Ready For Nuclear War? — Paul Craig Roberts

Are You Ready For Nuclear War? Paul Craig Roberts Pay close attention to Steven Starr’s guest column, “The Lethality of Nuclear Weapons.” http://www.paulcraigroberts.org/2014/05/30/lethality-nuclear-weapons/ Washington thinks nuclear war can be won and is planning for a first strike on Russia, and perhaps China, in order to prevent any challenge to Washington’s world hegemony. The plan is far advanced, and the implementation…

Read more »

What Obama Told Us At West Point — Paul Craig Roberts

What Obama Told Us At West Point Paul Craig Roberts At West Point Obama told us, to the applause of West Point cadets, that “American exceptionalism” is a doctrine that justifies whatever Washington does. If Washington violates domestic and international law by torturing “detainees” or violates the Nuremberg standard by invading countries that have undertaken no hostile action against the…

Read more »

Why War Is Inevitable — Paul Craig Roberts

Dear friends, It is time for my quarterly request for donations. As we agreed, my columns and this site will continue as long as your support is forthcoming. My column below for this Memorial Day makes it clear what is at stake. If you wish to fully escape The Matrix and see reality as it really is, you are brave…

Read more »

Russia’s Rise To Global Power — Paul Craig Roberts

Russia’s Rise To Global Power Paul Craig Roberts This article first appeared in Strategic Culture Foundation http://www.strategic-culture.org/news/2014/05/22/russia-rise-to-global-power.html Western propaganda about events in Ukraine has two main purposes. One is to cover up, or to distract from, Washington’s role in overthrowing the elected democratic government of Ukraine. The other is to demonize Russia. The truth is known, but truth is not…

Read more »

The Social Cost of GMOs — Paul Craig Roberts

The Social Cost of GMOs Paul Craig Roberts Ecological economists such as Herman Daly write that the more full the world becomes, the higher are the social or external costs of production. Social or external costs are costs of production that are not captured in the price of the products. For example, dead zones in the Gulf of Mexico that…

Read more »

Justice Is Dead In Amerika

Justice Is Dead In Amerika Paul Craig Roberts Cecily McMillan is an Occupy protester who was seized from behind by a goon thug cop–a goon thug with a long record of abuse of authority–by her boobs. One was badly bruised. Cecily McMillan’s elbow reflexively and instinctively came up, and Cecily was arrested for assaulting a goon thug. The goon thug…

Read more »

More on the Belgium Treasury Purchase

More on the Belgium Treasury Purchase Paul Craig Roberts and Dave Kranzler In response to our account of the mysterious large rise in Belgium’s Treasury purchases http://www.paulcraigroberts.org/2014/05/12/fed-great-deceiver-paul-craig-roberts/ , it was suggested that the transaction would show up on the Fed’s balance sheet. However, the Fed is under no obligation to show the transaction. The $141.2 billion in Treasuries purchased into…

Read more »

Militarist Bunkum — Paul Craig Roberts

Militarist Bunkum 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 of the human and economic cost.…

Read more »

The Fed Is The Great Deceiver — Paul Craig Roberts and Dave Kranzler

The Great Deceiver — The Federal Reserve Paul Craig Roberts and Dave Kranzler Is the Fed “tapering”? Did the Fed really cut its bond purchases during the three month period November 2013 through January 2014? Apparently not if foreign holders of Treasuries are unloading them. From November 2013 through January 2014 Belgium with a GDP of $480 billion purchased $141.2…

Read more »

Call the Cops at Your Peril — Paul Craig Roberts

Call the Cops at Your Peril Paul Craig Roberts “Live free or die” is the motto of the state of New Hampshire. I hope the residents are prepared to die, because living free is not what they do. NH is merely a cog within the Amerikan Stasi State, but I am referring to what goes on within NH itself, not…

Read more »

Gangster State America– Paul Craig Roberts

Gangster State America Where Is America’s Democracy? Paul Craig Roberts Anyone who looks carefully behind the veil of words cannot find democracy in America. For years I have been writing that the US government is no longer accountable to law or to the people (see, for example, my book, How America Was Lost). The Constitution has been set aside, and…

Read more »

Washington Intends Russia’s Demise — Paul Craig Roberts

Washington Intends Russia’s Demise Paul Craig Roberts Washington has no intention of allowing the crisis in Ukraine to be resolved. Having failed to seize the country and evict Russia from its Black Sea naval base, Washington sees new opportunities in the crisis. One is to restart the Cold War by forcing the Russian government to occupy the Russian-speaking areas of…

Read more »

US Economy Is A House Of Cards — Paul Craig Roberts

US Economy Is A House Of Cards Paul Craig Roberts The US economy is a house of cards. Every aspect of it is fraudulent, and the illusion of recovery is created with fraudulent statistics. American capitalism itself is an illusion. All financial markets are rigged. Massive liquidity poured into financial markets by the Federal Reserve’s Quantitative Easing inflates stock and…

Read more »

Moving Closer To War — Paul Craig Roberts

Moving Closer To War Paul Craig Roberts The Obama regime, wallowing in hubris and arrogance, has recklessly escalated the Ukrainian crisis into a crisis with Russia. Whether intentionally or stupidly, Washington’s propagandistic lies are driving the crisis to war. Unwilling to listen to any more of Washington’s senseless threats, Moscow no longer accepts telephone calls from Obama and US top…

Read more »

Washington’s Corruption and Mendacity Is What Makes America “Exceptional” — Paul Craig Roberts

Washington’s Corruption and Mendacity Is What Makes America “Exceptional” — Paul Craig Roberts World events permitting, I am going to take a few days off. Many of you write to me asking for financial advice or for explanations of the pros and cons of different investments. I don’t give financial advice and cannot answer such a large number of individual…

Read more »

Privatization Is A Ramp For Corruption and Insouciance Is a Ramp for War — Paul Craig Roberts

Privatization Is A Ramp For Corruption and Insouciance Is a Ramp for War The New York Times has acquired a new Judith Miller Paul Craig Roberts Libertarian ideology favors privatization. However, in practice privatization is usually very different in result than libertarian ideology postulates. Almost always, privatization becomes a way for well-connected private interests to loot both the public purse…

Read more »

Washington Drives The World To War — Paul Craig Roberts

Washington Drives The World To War Paul Craig Roberts The CIA director was sent to Kiev to launch a military suppression of the Russian separatists in the eastern and southern portions of Ukraine, former Russian territories for the most part that were foolishly attached to the Ukraine in the early years of Soviet rule.  Washington’s plan to grab Ukraine overlooked that…

Read more »

Washington Is Humanity’s Worst Enemy — Paul Craig Roberts

Washington Is Humanity’s Worst Enemy Paul Craig Roberts How does Washington get away with the claim that the country it rules is a democracy and has freedom? This absurd claim ranks as one of the most unsubstantiated claims in history. There is no democracy whatsoever. Voting is a mask for rule by a few powerful interest groups. In two 21st…

Read more »

Is the US or the World Coming to an End? — Paul Craig Roberts

Is the US or the World Coming to an End? It will be one or the other Paul Craig Roberts 2014 is shaping up as a year of reckoning for the United States. Two pressures are building on the US dollar. One pressure comes from the Federal Reserve’s declining ability to rig the price of gold as Western gold supplies…

Read more »

How The CIA Made Dr. Zhivago Into A Weapon — Paul Craig Roberts

How The CIA Made Dr. Zhivago Into A Weapon Paul Craig Roberts American Cold War propaganda had little, if anything, to do with the collapse of the Soviet Union. However, by dramatizing Soviet mendacity it made the world blind to Washington’s mendacity. When Soviet authorities refused to publish prominent Soviet writer Boris Pasternak’s masterpiece, Dr. Zhivago, the CIA turned it…

Read more »

Obama Issues Threats To Russia And NATO — Paul Craig Roberts

Obama Issues Threats To Russia And NATO Paul Craig Roberts The Obama regime has issued simultaneous threats to the enemy it is making out of Russia and to its European NATO allies on which Washington is relying to support sanctions on Russia. This cannot end well. As even Americans living in a controlled media environment are aware, Europeans, South Americans,…

Read more »

Another Fraudulent Jobs Report — Paul Craig Roberts

Another Fraudulent Jobs Report Paul Craig Roberts The March payroll jobs report released April 4 claims 192,000 new private sector jobs. Here is what John Williams has to say about the claim: “The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) deliberately publishes its seasonally-adjusted historical payroll-employment and household-survey (unemployment) data so that the numbers are neither consistent nor comparable with current headline…

Read more »

Judicial Watch Played Into The Government’s Hands — Americans Are Blinded By Agendas

Judicial Watch Played Into The Government’s Hands Americans Are Blinded By Agendas Paul Craig Roberts Disinformation succeeds because so many people and interest groups across the political spectrum find that it serves their agendas as well as the agenda of the government. Consider for example the explanation of 9/11 that blamed Muslim terrorists for the attack. This served the interests…

Read more »