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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The Left Is Self-Destructing — Paul Craig Roberts

The Left Is Self-Destructing Paul Craig Roberts The mindlessness is unbearable. Amnesty International tells us that we must “fight the Muslim ban” because Trump’s bigotry is wrecking lives. Anthony Dimaggio at CounterPunch says Trump should be impeached because his Islamophobia is a threat to the Constitution. This is not to single out these two as the mindlessness is everywhere among…

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The Justice System Is Criminal — Paul Craig Roberts

The Justice System Is Criminal Paul Craig Roberts On January 23, 2017, I asked, “Are Americans Racists?” I pointed out examples where racist explanations prevail over empirical fact. I did not write that there is no racism in America. I said that racism is not the be-all and end-all explanation of American history and institutions. The point I made is…

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The Media Is Now The Political Opposition

Stephen Bannon Is 100% Correct—The Media Is Now The Political Opposition Paul Craig Roberts Bannon is correct that the US media—indeed, the entire Western print and TV media—is nothing but a propaganda machine for the ruling elite. The presstitutes are devoid of integrity, moral conscience, and respect for truth. https://www.rt.com/usa/375271-bannon-trump-media-cnn/ Read the comments in which morons define freedom of the…

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Lifting of Sanctions Could Be Costly To Russia

Lifting of Sanctions Could Be Costly To Russia Paul Craig Roberts Tweets on social media say Trump is about to lift the sanctions placed on Russia by the Obama regime. Being a showman, Trump would want to make this announcement himself, not have it made for him by someone outside his administration. Nevertheless, the social media tweets are a good…

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The Demise of the Left — Paul Craig Roberts

The Demise of the Left Paul Craig Roberts On several occasions I have asked in my columns the rhetorical question: What became of the left? Today I answer my question. The answer is that the European and American left, which traditionally stood for the working class and peace (bread and peace) no longer exists. The cause championed by those who…

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Three days in and Trump has already kept one pledge

Three days in and Trump has already kept one pledge Paul Craig Roberts On Trump’s third day Trump is one up on the Establishment. Can this last? I am not a Trump booster. I am a scorekeeper. On the third day of his presidency Donald Trump signed an executive order withdrawing the United States from the Trans-Pacificic Partnership (TPP). Based…

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Are Americans Racists?

Are Americans Racists? Paul Craig Roberts “Racist” is the favorite epithet of the left. Every white person (except leftists) is a racist by definition. As we are defined as racists based on our skin color, I am puzzled why we are called racists a second, third, and fourth time due to specific acts, such as favoring the enforcement of immigration…

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Lest We Forget — The USS Liberty

Lest We Forget — The USS Liberty https://wikispooks.com/wiki/Document:USS_Liberty_-_Government_Betrayal_and_Cover-up

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Trump’s Declaration of War

Trump’s Declaration of War Paul Craig Roberts President Trump’s brief inaugural speech was a declaration of war against the entirety of the American Ruling Establishment. All of it. Trump made it abundantly clear that Americans’ enemies are right here at home: globalists, neoliberal economists, neoconservatives and other unilateralists accustomed to imposing the US on the world and involving us in…

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Where Is The Left-Wing When A Country Needs One?

Where Is The Left-Wing When A Country Needs One? Paul Craig Roberts I was about to write a detailed and favorable review of Greg Palast’s book, Billionaires & Ballot Bandits when a friend sent me a request to “share” Palast’s Facebook LIVE broadcast of Palast’s documentary exposing “exactly how Trump and his cronies attacked the voting rights of a million…

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Remember Don Siegelman

Remember Don Siegelman Paul Craig Roberts I hope that President Obama commuted Manning’s unjust sentence not as a sop to transgenders, but as a sign that a bit of humanity still remains in the outgoing war criminal president. Manning did his duty and reported US war crimes by releasing the astounding video of US troops murdering innocent people and journalists…

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Trump vs. the CIA — Paul Craig Roberts

Trump vs. the CIA Paul Craig Roberts When I read Trump’s defenders, such as Daniel Lazare, having to balance their defense with denunciations of Trump, I think the CIA’s propaganda is working. In his article, Lazare asks the rhetorical question, “Is a military coup in the works?” He then goes on to describe the CIA and presstitute coup against Trump…

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Can Trump Take Back The Presidency From The CIA? — Paul Craig Roberts

Can Trump Take Back The Presidency From The CIA? Paul Craig Roberts If Trump intends to survive, he must break the CIA into a thousand pieces as President John F. Kennedy intended before the CIA assassinated him. Trump must arrest for treason the neoconservatives and put them on trial. Trump must curtail NSA’s spying, which is in complete violation of…

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Europe’s Courageous Journalism Voice Has Passed Away — Paul Craig Roberts

Europe’s Courageous Journalism Voice Has Passed Away Paul Craig Roberts On January 13, Udo Ulfkotte died, reportedly of a heart attack. Ulfkotte had been an editor at the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitzung. He published a courageous book in which he said that the CIA had a hand on every significant journalist in Europe, which gave Washington control over European opinion and…

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Is Trump Already Finished? — Paul Craig Roberts

Is Trump Already Finished? Paul Craig Roberts It did not take long before we knew there was no hope of change from President Obama. But at least he went into his inauguration with an unprecedented number of Americans on the Mall showing their support for the President of Change. Hope was abundant. But with Trump, we are already losing faith,…

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