Trump Is Being Moved Aside So That Conflict with Russia Can Proceed

Trump Is Being Moved Aside So That Conflict with Russia Can Proceed Paul Craig Roberts What is the Congress up to with their stupid bill that imposes more sanctions and removes the power of President Trump to rescind the sanctions that President Obama imposed? Congress is doing two things. One is that Congress is serving their campaign contributors in the…

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Armageddon Is Two and One-half Minutes Away

Armageddon Is Two and One-half Minutes Away Paul Craig Roberts Are you ready to die? You and I are going to die and not from old age, because our fellow Americans are so stupid, ignorant, and brainwashed that they believe the lies that are leading us to our certain destruction. This is what the Atomic Scientists tell us. And they…

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The Conspiracy to Remove Trump from the Presidency — Paul Craig Roberts

The Conspiracy to Remove Trump from the Presidency Paul Craig Roberts US intelligence services, the Democratic Party, some Republicans including members of President Trump’s own government, and the presstitute US media are conspiring against American democracy and the President of the United States. We know this from a public letter to Trump published today, July 24, 2017, on consortiumnews.com by…

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The Israel Lobby: Time for a Second Edition

The Israel Lobby : Time for a Second Edition Paul Craig Roberts A decade ago in 2007 John J. Mearsheimer, the R. Wendell Harrison Distinguished Service Professor of Political Science and codirector of the Program on International Security Policy at the University of Chicago, and Stephen M. Walt, the Robert and Renee Belfer Professor of International Affairs at the John…

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House of Cards

House of Cards Paul Craig Roberts Despite unrealistic plots and weak characterization (except for Francis Urquhart), Michael Dobbs’ books, House of Cards, Play the King, and The Final Cut were best sellers that provided the basis for a long-running TV series. I haven’t seen the films, but I have read the books. I conclude that plot and characters are mere…

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The Reign of Propaganda

The Reign of Propaganda Paul Craig Roberts If truth has a chance it is in a different country than America. Masters of propaganda from its inventor, Jewish public relations expert Edward Louis James Bernays, to the Nazi Minister of Propaganda Paul Joseph Goebbels, agree that a lie can be turned into truth by constant repetition. The more pure the lie,…

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SUPPLY-SIDE ECONOMICS, THEORY AND RESULTS

Supply-Side Economics Explained Paul Craig Roberts Supply-Side economics burst onto the economic policy scene in Washington, D.C., on September 21, 1975 in the Sunday Washington Star in an article I had written for US Representative Jack Kemp that provided a supply-side economic basis for his capital formation bill. Subsequently, I generalized the supply-side approach when I realized that changes in…

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Times Change Out From Under Us

Times Change Out From Under Us Paul Craig Roberts He had lugged the 50 lb. bag of Milorganite into the garden in order to discover, as on many prior occasions, that he had nothing with which to open it. He blamed this on the war on terror and the TSA. As a youth he, as did every boy, had a…

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PCR Given Marquis Who’s Who Lifetime Achievement Award

PCR Given Marquis Who’s Who Lifetime Achievement Award Dear friends, donors, readers: If any of you have been discouraged by the claim of the shadowy organization, PropOrNot, that I am a Russian agent/dupe, or by the ADL’s claim that I am an anti-semite because I report Israel’s mistreatment of Palestinians, or by the claim that I am a conspiracy theorist…

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Ever more official lies from the US government

Ever more official lies from the US government Paul Craig Roberts The false reality constructed for Americans parallels perfectly the false reality constructed by Big Brother in George Orwells’ dystopian novel 1984. Consider the constant morphing of “the Muslim threat” from al-Qaeda to the Taliban, to al-Nusra, to ISIS to ISIL, to Daesh with a jump to Russia. All of…

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Trump Cannot Improve Relations With Russia When Trump’s Government and the US Media Oppose Improved Relations

Trump Cannot Improve Relations With Russia When Trump’s Government and the US Media Oppose Improved Relations Paul Craig Roberts President Trump Has Been Contradicted by His Own Government, Which Has Lined Up Against Him in Favor of Hillary Clinton, the Democratic National Committee, and the Russophobic Presstitute Media that serves the military/security complex and the neoconservatives. I am afraid that…

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Putin’s Assessment of Trump at the G-20 Will Determine Our Future

Putin’s Assessment of Trump at the G-20 Will Determine Our Future Paul Craig Roberts The backdrops to the Putin/Trump meeting are the aspirations of Israel and the neoconservatives. It is these aspirations that drive US foreign policy. What is Syria about? Why is Washington so focused on overthrowing the elected president of Syria? What explains the sudden 21st century appearance…

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Once Only Blacks Were Enslaved, Now We All Are

Once Only Blacks Were Enslaved, Now We All Are Paul Craig Roberts The 4th of July is upon us. We will hear all sorts of patriotic BS about how wonderful we are and how thankful we are to our brave military which defends our liberty. Not a word will be said about the destruction by the Bush and Obama regimes…

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Deception Inside Deception: The Alleged Sarin Gas Attack

Deception Inside Deception: The Alleged Sarin Gas Attack Paul Craig Roberts Seymour Hersh, America’s most famous investigative reporter, has become persona non grata in the American Propaganda Ministry that poses as a news media but only serves to protect the US government’s war lies. Among his many triumphs Hersh exposed the American My Lai massacre in Vietnam and the Abu…

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Saudi Arabia Has Handed the Emir of Qatar an Opportunity to Redirect History

Saudi Arabia Has Handed the Emir of Qatar an Opportunity to Redirect History Paul Craig Roberts In the event you have noticed the hullabaloo about Qatar and wonder what it is about, it is about Al Jazeera, a news organization, established by the Emir who rules the oil and gas sheikdom on the Persian Gulf. Al Jezeera is far more…

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Washington Has Been At War For 16 Years: Why?

Washington Has Been At War For 16 Years: Why? Paul Craig Roberts For sixteen years the US has been at war in the Middle East and North Africa, running up trillions of dollars in expenses, committing untold war crimes, and sending millions of war refugees to burden Europe, while simultaneously claiming that Washington cannot afford its Social Security and Medicare…

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It Is the Presstitutes, Not Russia, Who Interfered in the US Presidential Election

It Is the Presstitutes, Not Russia, Who Interfered in the US Presidential Election Paul Craig Roberts Unlike Oliver Stone, who knew how to interview Vladimir Putin, Megyn Kelly did not. Thus, she made a fool of herself, which is par for her course. Now the entire Western media has joined Megyn in foolishness, or so it appears from a RT…

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Dear Readers

Dear Readers, Some of you responded to my report that June 2017’s quarterly request for your support was not as successful as in June 2016. This website, along with others that endeavor to tell you the truth—something that is impossible to get from the presstitute media—has been under attack. PropOrNot, a shadowy organization perhaps created by the CIA, Mossad, the…

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Central Bank Intervention Serves The One Percent

Central Bank Intervention Serves The One Percent Paul Craig Roberts The crooks who run the Western financial system set up the gold market in a way that lets them control the price. Gold is not priced in the physical gold market where bullion is bought and sold. Gold is priced in a futures market where uncovered contracts that are settled…

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The World Is Going Down With Trump

The World Is Going Down With Trump Paul Craig Roberts This is your site. Support it. On June 21 the editorial board of the Washington Post, long a propaganda instrument believed to be in cahoots with the CIA and the deep state, called for more sanctions and more pressure on Russia. One second’s thought is sufficient to realize how bad…

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The US Criminal “Justice System” is Devoid of Justice

This is your site. Support it. The US Criminal “Justice System” is Devoid of Justice Paul Craig Roberts In 1992 Fran and Dan Keller were convicted despite the absence of any evidence of raping a 3-year old, a crime that never occurred. Among the absurd charges was the transport of children to Mexico to be raped by military officials. The…

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Support Your Website

Dear Friends: This website exists because of you. You called me out of retirement. We made a deal that you would support the website. And you have. Voluntary monthly subscriptions now exceed in number the responses to my quarterly call for donations. Part of this is due to growth in the signups for monthly donations. But part is due to…

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Another Step Toward Devastating War

Another Step Toward Devastating War Paul Craig Roberts This is your site. Support it. An idiot American pilot shot down a Syrian fighter that was attacking ISIS, thus confirming that Washington is not fighting ISIS, as Washington claims, but is protecting ISIS, its agent sent to Syria by Obama and Hillary to overthrow the Syrian government. General Michael Flynn revealed…

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Democracy Is A Front For Central Bank Rule

Democracy Is A Front For Central Bank Rule Paul Craig Roberts Several years ago when the Federal Reserve had its Fed funds rate at zero to 25 basis points (one-quarter of one percent—0.25%), there was a great deal of talk, somehow presented as urgent, whether the Federal Reserve would raise interest rates. RT asked me if the Fed was going…

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“Global Order” Is An Euphemism for Washington’s Hegemony

“Global Order” Is An Euphamism for Washington’s Hegemony Paul Craig Roberts This is your site. Support it. Colonel Andrew Bacevich, a professor at Boston University, served in Vietnam. His son was killed serving in Afghanistan. He comes from a military family. I know him. He is among the best that our country has produced. As has occurred before, he has…

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Vladimir Putin: The Most Powerful Person In The World

Vladimir Putin: The Most Powerful Person In The World Paul Craig Roberts Dear Friends, current problems with the website’s functionality, which are being addressed, are affecting the newsletter and email and, based on the light response to my quarterly call for donations, possibly donations as well. In order to keep the content section functioning, the webmaster has turned off some…

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Without Glass-Steagall America Will Fail

This is your website. Support it. Without Glass-Steagall America Will Fail Paul Craig Roberts For 66 years the Glass-Steagall act reduced the risks in the banking system. Eight years after the act was repealed, the banking system blew up threatening the international economy. US taxpayers were forced to come up with $750 billion dollars, a sum much larger than the…

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The American Catastrophe

The American Catastrophe Paul Craig Roberts This is my quarterly call for your financial support. Remember, this is your website. This website was launched 5 years and 4 months ago on New Year’s Eve, 2011. Here is the inaugural column: http://www.paulcraigroberts.org/2011/12/31/the-outlook-for-the-new-year/ The inaugural column remains an accurate description of the American Catastrophe. According to AWeber, the service that sends out…

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Washington’s Empire Is Not Unraveling

Washington’s Empire Is Not Unraveling Paul Craig Roberts The military/security complex spent seven decades building its empire. The complex assassinated one American president (JFK) who threatened the empire and drove another (Richard Nixon) out of office. The complex does not tolerate the election of politicians in Europe who might not follow Washington’s line on foreign and economic policy. Suddenly, according…

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Shifting The Blame For Terrorism

Shifting The Blame For Terrorism Paul Craig Roberts Brzezinski’s death is being used to shift blame for terrorism from Bush/Blair/Neocons/Israel to Brzezinski. See for example, http://www.globalresearch.ca/the-real-story-of-zbigniew-brzezinski-that-the-media-isnt-telling/5593085 and http://www.globalresearch.ca/the-geopolitical-grand-chessmaster-the-legacy-of-zbigniew-brzezinski/5593298 The main effect of these articles is to create another hate figure. The Western world, like Big Brother’s world in Orwell’s book, 1984, cannot do without hate figures. In my account of…

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Zbigniew Brzezinski — Paul Craig Roberts

Zbigniew Brzezinski Paul Craig Roberts Brzezinski’s death at 89 years of age has generated a load of propaganda and disinformation, all of which serves one interest group or another or the myths that people find satisfying. I am not an expert on Brzezinski, and this is not an apology for him. He was a Cold Warrior, as essentially was everyone…

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Israel’s Slaughter of US Sailors

Israel’s Slaughter of US Sailors Paul Craig Roberts When Washington launched its wars of aggression in the Middle East, Washington used the slogan, “Support the Troops,” to silence critics of its war crimes. How does Washington “support the troops”? By conspiring with Israel in covering up the murderous Israeli attack on the USS Liberty. When I investigated and wrote about…

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Is Bitcoin Standing In For Gold?

Is Bitcoin Standing In For Gold? Paul Craig Roberts and Dave Kranzler In a series of articles posted on www.paulcraigroberts.org, we have proven to our satisfaction that the prices of gold and silver are manipulated by the bullion banks acting as agents for the Federal Reserve. The bullion prices are manipulated down in order to protect the value of the…

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Van Cliburn: America’s Greatest Diplomat

Van Cliburn: America’s Greatest Diplomat Paul Craig Roberts The Cold War could have ended in 1958 when Van Cliburn won the Piano Competition in Moscow. Van Cliburn was overwhelmed with Russian applause and his stage with the profusion of flowers. The judges asked Khrushchev if they were permitted to award the prize to the American. Khrushchev asked, “was he the…

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THE COLLAPSE OF FRANCE — Paul Craig Roberts

THE COLLAPSE OF FRANCE Paul Craig Roberts The brainwashed and insouciant French electorate has voted to abolish the French nation. In five years France will exist only as a geographical location, a province in “Europe,” itself a province in global capitalism. The French had a last chance to save their nation, but they could not do it because the French…

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Cover Stories Are Used To Control Explanations

Cover Stories Are Used To Control Explanations Paul Craig Roberts Years ago James Jesus Angleton left me with the impression that when an intelligence agency, such as the CIA, pulls off an assassination, bombing, or any event with which the agency does not wish to be associated, the agency uses the media to control the explanation by quickly putting into…

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JFK at 100 — Paul Craig Roberts

JFK at 100 Paul Craig Roberts This Memorial Day, Monday, May 29, 2017, is the 100th birthday of John Fitzgerald Kennedy, the 35th President of the United States. JFK was assassinated on November 22, 1963, as he approached the end of his third year in office. Researchers who spent years studying the evidence have concluded that President Kennedy was assassinated…

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Truth Has Become Un-American

Those of us who have exited The Matrix are concerned that there are no checks on Washington’s use of nuclear weapons in the interest of US hegemony over the world. Washington and Israel are the threats to peace. Washington demands world hegemony, and Israel demands hegemony in the Middle East. There are two countries that stand in the way of…

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The Assault on Trump

The Assault on Trump Paul Craig Roberts We are witnessing an assault by the national security state and its liberal media on a President of the United States that is unprecedented. Wild and unsupported accusations of treasonous or illegal Russian connections have been the mainstay of the news since Trump’s campaign for president. These accusations have reached the point that…

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Does Bush Have Afterthoughts?

Does Bush Have Afterthoughts? Paul Craig Roberts Recently I learned from a feature article in a print magazine that George W. Bush, as Jimmy Carter and Winston Churchill did, has taken up painting. Among Bush’s subjects are 98 war veterans from Bush’s wars in Afghanistan and Iraq who suffered traumatic injuries. Some of the portraits were reproduced in the magazine,…

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The Exponential Growth of Insecurity

The Exponential Growth of Insecurity Paul Craig Roberts There is no such thing as cyber security. The only choice is more security or less security, as the recent hack of the National Security Agency demonstrates. Hackers stole from NSA a cyber weapon, which has been used in attacks (at time of writing) on 150 countries, shutting down elements of the…

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Here is The Saker’s take on human extinction at the hands of the Satanic Neoconservatives:

Here is The Saker’s take on human extinction at the hands of the Satanic Neoconservatives: Conclusion 3: the real danger to our common future The real danger to our planet comes not from a sudden technological breakthrough which would make nuclear war safe, but from the demented filled minds of the US Neocons who believe that they can bring Russia…

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Are You Ready to Die?

Are You Ready to Die? Paul Craig Roberts “Fifty years ago, the streets of Leningrad taught me one thing: If a fight is inevitable, you must strike first.” Vladimir Putin In George Orwell’s 1949 dystopian novel, 1984, information that no longer is consistent with Big Brother’s explanations is chucked down the Memory Hole. In the real American dystopia in which…

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French Election A Catastrophe For World Peace

French Election A Catastrophe For World Peace Paul Craig Roberts Marine Le Pen’s defeat, if the vote count was honest, indicates that the French are even more insouciant than Americans. The week before the election the Russian high command announced that Washington had convinced the Russian military that Washington intended a preemptive nuclear first strike against Russia. No European leader…

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How Information Is Controlled by Washington, Israel, and Trolls, Leading to Our Destruction

How Information Is Controlled by Washington, Israel, and Trolls, Leading to Our Destruction Paul Craig Roberts Dear Readers: I very much appreciate the support you show for me in your emails. I seldom receive a rude email from you, and when I do it is usually something off subject, such as a reader angry with Israel and unloading on me…

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Sauron Rules in Washington

Sauron Rules in Washington Paul Craig Roberts “The problem is that the world has listened to Americans for far too bloody long.”  — Dr. Julian Osborne, from the 2000 film version of Nevil Shute’s 1957 book, On the Beach  A reader asked why neoconservatives push toward nuclear war when there can be no winners. If all die, what is the…

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What the N. Korean “Crisis” Is Really About

What the N. Korean “Crisis” Is Really About Paul Craig Roberts The North Korean “crisis” is a Washington orchestration. North Korea was last at war 1950-53. N. Korea has not attacked or invaded anyone in 64 years. N. Korea lacks the military strength to attack any country, such as South Korea and Japan, that is protected by the US. Moreover,…

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American Democracy: A Dead Man Walking

American Democracy: A Dead Man Walking Paul Craig Roberts Trump’s “sell-out,” as it is called, coming on top of Obama’s eight-year “sell-out,” is instructive. We have now had a Democratic president who sold out the people who elected him and a Republican president who has done the same thing. This is a very interesting point, the meaning of which most…

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Washington Plans to Nuke Russia and China

Washington Plans to Nuke Russia and China Paul Craig Roberts Not everyone likes to hear about the threat of nuclear war. Some find refuge in denial and say that nuclear war is impossible because it makes no sense. Unfortunately, humankind has a long record of doing things that make no sense. In previous posts in recent years I have pointed…

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Marine Le Pen Update

Marine Le Pen Update Paul Craig Roberts That Marine Le Pen has gained sufficient electoral support to have pushed aside the two traditional French political parties and is one of two candidates for President of France on May 7 has Washington, the EU, and the French elite determined that she be defeated at all costs. Washington has called out into…

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