It Is Like A Western Movie: A Showdown Is In The Making

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Does Putin Have A Traitor In His Government?

UPDATE: Since posting this I have been informed by two experts who know that whereas my description of Kudrin as Washington’s puppet is correct, John Helmer is just stirring the pot as Kudrin is no longer influential. The experts also inform me that Helmer has a tendency or habit of over-interpreting in ways that raise suspicion of Putin’s determination to…

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Western Civilization No Longer Exists

Western Civilization No Longer Exists Societal Collapse awaits in the wings if climate change and nuclear war don’t finish us off first Paul Craig Roberts The Cheney-Bush and Obama regimes destroyed due process, with the result that American citizens were detained in prison indefinitely without evidence and murdered without evidence or trial. In violation of US and international laws, the…

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Hurricanes Give Americans Taste of Disaster Washington’s Wars Bring to Others

Hurricanes Give Americans Taste of Disaster Washington’s Wars Bring to Others Paul Craig Roberts Florida residents from the eastern part of Panama City Beach to Apalachicola now know what a war zone is like. 750,000 people are without power and without water. Thousands of homes and commercial structures no longer exist. Mexico Beach has been more or less wiped off…

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Erasing History, Diplomacy, Truth, and Life on Earth

Erasing History, Diplomacy, Truth, and Life on Earth Paul Craig Roberts One of the reasons that countries fail is that collective memory is continually destroyed as older generations pass away and are replaced by new ones who are disconnected from what came before. Initially, the disconnect was handled by history and by discussions around family tables. For example, when I…

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There Was No Debate When We Needed One

There Was No Debate When We Needed One The utter failure of democratic politics Paul Craig Roberts The Democrats and their feminist allies failed the country in their approach to the Kavanaugh hearing. Instead of finding out whether Kavanaugh believes in the unitary executive theory that the president has powers unaccountable to Congress and the Judiciary and agrees that a…

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Everything Is A Hoax

Everything Is A Hoax Paul Craig Roberts An Israeli expert on terrorism and covert assassination procedures explains that the alleged Russian GRU attack on the Skripals with a supposedly deadly nerve agent is a completely obvious hoax to anyone who knows anything at all. https://russia-insider.com/en/skripals-are-mi6-hoax-not-worthy-ladies-detective-novels-israeli-expert-demolishes-uk-case/ri24912 The official story, says the expert, is “stupidity on stupidity.” I agree with him. The…

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Is the White Male Victimizer or Victim?

Is the White Male Victimizer or Victim? Paul Craig Roberts In my October 2 column I pointed out the disparity in treatment of the male football coach at the University of Massachusetts and a radical feminist professor at Georgetown University. https://www.paulcraigroberts.org/2018/10/02/the-white-heterosexual-male-has-been-renditioned-to-the-punishment-hole/ The disparity is amazingly extreme. The football coach had no intention of offending anyone when he used the word…

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The White Heterosexual Male Has Been Renditioned To The Punishment Hole

The White Heterosexual Male Has Been Renditioned To The Punishment Hole Paul Craig Roberts American feminists have finally broken the spirit of the American white heterosexual male. I have been watching for some time the American male, or what little is left of him, meekly accept feminists’ definitions of words and male behavior. First the feminists turned the male respect…

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How the American Media Was Destroyed

How the American Media Was Destroyed Paul Craig Roberts In my September 24 column, “Truth Is Evaporating Before Our Eyes,” https://www.paulcraigroberts.org/2018/09/24/truth-is-evaporating-before-our-eyes/ I used the destruction of the CBS news team that broke the Abu Ghraib story and the story of President George W. Bush’s non-performance of his Texas Air Force National Guard duties to demonstrate how accusations alone could destroy…

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Ron Unz For President

Ron Unz For President Paul Craig Roberts This is from Ron Unz, a fearless commentator: https://forward.com/series/salary-survey/2015/jonathan-greenblatt/anti-defamation-league/ It shows the extraordinary salary—a paycheck in the 1% range—of the head of the Zionist Anti-defamattion League (ADL), an organization that despite its title defames everyone who makes the slightest criticism of Israel. For example, when the Israeli Army machine-guns 89 unarmed prostesting Palestinians,…

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Where Does Our Attention Belong: Kavanaugh or Yemen?

Where Does Our Attention Belong: Kavanaugh or Yemen? Paul Craig Roberts There are reports that the Washington-initiated and militarily- supported Saudi Arabian war against Yemen have a starving Yemeni population eating leaves. https://www.apnews.com/5a4645766b414fe59b5f00ca3e543bd9 The Saudis, with Washington’s GPS support, continue to target school busses, massacring children as an element of the terror assault against the population, trying to break Yemeni…

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Trump: An Assessment

Trump: An Assessment Trump the Great? Paul Craig Roberts I supported Trump for president for three reasons: Trump was the only candidate who recognized the need to normalize relations with Russia and bring a halt to the reckless orchestration of conflict with a major nuclear power. Trump was the only candidate who recognized the need to restore high productivity, high…

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Chuck Baldwin Sums It Up: Trump Blew It

Chuck Baldwin Sums It Up: Trump Blew It Paul Craig Roberts As further evidence for Chuck Baldwin’s view, I add Trump’s UN speech yesterday. There was Trump patting Washington on the back for its good deeds and humanitarian and democratic concerns for other countries, which apparently includes Washington’s destruction in whole or part of eight countries in the last 20…

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Is Russia Being Betrayed By Its Own Intelligensia?

Is Russia Being Betrayed By Its Own Intelligensia? Paul Craig Roberts The Russian military refused to buy Putin’s excuse for Israel’s intentional murder of 15 Russian Air Force personnel. The Russian military knows precisely what happened and has not been hesitant to make completely clear Israel’s total betrayal of the Russian government’s naive and gullible trust in the criminal state…

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Truth Is Evaporating Before Our Eyes

Support Your Website Truth Is Evaporating Before Our Eyes Does anyone notice? Paul Craig Roberts On September 17, I posted my column, “Evidence is no longer a Western value.” I used as an example the blame that has been put on Russia for the shot down Malaysian airliner. No evidence whatsoever exists for the accusation, and massive evidence has been…

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Emotion Is Supplanting Evidence As The Basis For Truth

Emotion Is Supplanting Evidence As The Basis For Truth Paul Craig Roberts One of the reasons that truth is on the decline is that truth is becoming emotion-based, not evidence-based. It is all about feelings. This seems to have begun with feminists, but teaching women to trust their feelings, that feelings are truth, couldn’t be kept just in the women’s…

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Freedom Where Did You Go?

Freedom Where Did You Go? Paul Craig Roberts My Generation is the last one to have known privacy and to have lived out most of our lives in freedom. I remember when driving licenses did not have photos and most certainly not fingerprints. A driving license was issued on proof of birth date alone. Prior to the appearance of automobiles…

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Dissent Is No Longer Permissible In The West

Dissent Is No Longer Permissible In The West Will Russia Notice? Paul Craig Roberts Update: https://www.paulcraigroberts.org/2018/09/21/europe-descends-into-tyranny/ A French Court Has Ordered A Psychiatric Exam Of Opposition Leader Marine Le Pen. So Much for Western “democracy.” Nothing is less wecomed in the West than democracy. It has long been understood in Europe that the resurrection of French President Charles de Gaulle’s…

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Putin’s Hesitation Has Lost Syria’s Idlib Province

Putin’s Hesitation Has Lost Syria’s Idlib Province Paul Craig Roberts The provocations that Putin invites are now escalating. Peter Ford, former British ambassador to Syria, points out that Washington has quickly taken advantage of Putin’s hesitancy in Syria to escalate the pretexts on which Washington will launch a military attack on the Syrian forces. Formerly Washington’s pretext was to be…

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Strategies Have Unintended Consequences

Strategies Have Unintended Consequences Since posting my remarks — https://www.paulcraigroberts.org/2018/09/18/can-russia-survive-her-partnerships-has-putin-made-a-strategic-miscalculation/ — other comments on President Putin’s response to the loss of Russian lives have appeared. I am providing links to two of them as examples of the negative consequences for Putin: https://www.fort-russ.com/2018/09/the-overarching-strategic-logic-behind-provocations-against-russia-2014-2018/ https://russia-insider.com/en/il-20-loss-perfect-opportunity-russia-close-down-syria-israeli-attacks-good/ri24794 Understand that I am not denigrating President Putin. I understand his strategy and consider his strategy to…

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Can Russia Survive Her “Partnerships”? Has Putin Made A Strategic Miscalculation?

Can Russia Survive Her “Partnerships”? Has Putin Made A Strategic Miscalculation? Paul Craig Roberts In an act of intentional deception, Israel used a Russian airplane to cloak an Israeli attack on a Syrian ground position, with the consequence that Syrian air defense missiles downed the Russian airplane with the lost of 15 Russian military lives. In the words of the…

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Evidence Is No Longer A Western Value

Evidence Is No Longer A Western Value Support your website or it won’t be here. Russia Provides Conclusive Proof That Ukraine Downed Malaysia Airlines MH17 Of course, proof, facts, evidence are no longer of any consequence in the Western World. Transparently false accusations can be leveled without any evidence provided, and the lie becomes a fact. “Russiagate” is a perfect…

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The United States Is a Dead Man Walking

The United States Is a Dead Man Walking Or is it a dead feminist, homosexual, transgendered walking zombie? Paul Craig Roberts Truth is under fierce attack. If you do not support your website, you will find yourself in total darkness. While driving yesterday, I turned on the car radio to see if the Russian/Syrian liberation of Idlib, Syria, from the…

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Washington’s Matrix Is Closing Down Truth Throughout the Western World

Washington’s Matrix Is Closing Down Truth Throughout the Western World Paul Craig Roberts For a number of years I have emphasized that 9/11 was used by Dick Cheney to significantly reduce the public’s, the judiciary’s, and Congress’ access to information about what the executive branch is doing, thereby preventing legal, legislative, and electoral action against the unlawful and unconstitutional behavior…

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America’s False History

America’s False History Paul Craig Roberts Support your website. There is no one to support it but you. David Ray Griffin writes books faster than I can read them. Therefore, I am going to borrow Edward Curtin’s review of Griffin’s history of the United States: The American Trajectory: Divine or Demonic? which Curtin suggests should have been titled: A Diabolic…

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Resist The Suppression Of Truth. Support Your Website

Resist The Suppression Of Truth. Support Your Website Paul Craig Roberts This website was launched on New Year’s Eve, 2011. It will be 7 years old next New Year’s Eve. I undertook the responsibility because of readers’ demands. I had resigned my syndicated column and put down my pen and looked forward to having time for my own after a…

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The Costs of 9/11 Continue to Mount

The Costs of 9/11 Continue to Mount Paul Craig Roberts This is the 17th anniversary of 9/11. During the years that have passed large numbers of experts have established conclusively that the official government account of the event is false. Every year fewer people believe the unbelievable conspiracy theory that a handful of Saudi Arabians outwitted the entirety of the…

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Armageddon Rides In The Balance

Armageddon Rides In The Balance Paul Craig Roberts Readers: This is your website. Support it. Where else do you get truthful analysis? I am at risk speaking like this in a police state. If you don’t support truth, why should I put myself at risk? For some time I have pointed out the paradox of the American liberal/progressive/left being allied…

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More Jobs Fictions

More Jobs Fictions Paul Craig Roberts Dear Readers, this is your website. Answer my quarterly call for donations. Click the donate tab on the homepage. According to today’s payroll jobs report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the economy created 200,000 new jobs in August. These jobs, assuming that they exist, are reported to be in low paid domestic service…

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I Agree With The Saker As Far As He Goes

I Agree With The Saker As Far As He Goes Paul Craig Roberts The Saker has answered my question: http://thesaker.is/reply-to-paul-craig-roberts-crucial-question/ Except for his belief in the predominance of US military force over Russia in Syria and his possible misreading of my phrase, “turning the other cheek,” to imply Russian meekness rather than a calculated strategy that might be mistaken, I…

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I Know Who the “Senior Official” Is Who Wrote the NY Times Op-Ed

Dear Readers: Your website needs your support. It cannot exist without it. When you read my column below, you will read what you cannot find anywhere else–a clear, concise, correct explanation of who the author is of the New York Times op-ed falsely attributed to a “senior Trump official.” I Know Who the “Senior Official” Is Who Wrote the NY…

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Resist the Suppression of Truth. Support Your Website

Support Your Website — Resist the Suppression of Truth Dear Friends, this is my quarterly call for your support. Paul Craig Roberts This website was launched on New Year’s Eve, 2011. It will be 7 years old next New Year’s Eve. I undertook the responsibility because of readers’ demands. I had resigned my syndicated column and put down my pen…

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What Should Putin Do?

What Should Putin Do? Paul Craig Roberts Andrei Martyanov http://www.unz.com/article/russia-as-a-cat/ has answered my question https://www.paulcraigroberts.org/2018/08/31/can-war-be-avoided-and-the-planet-saved/ . I agree with everything Martyanov says. But I believe my question remains unanswered. Probably it is my fault. Perhaps I framed the question so sharply that it came across as an attack on Putin’s level-headed policy. Also, my use of the phrase “turning the…

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Washington’s Belligerence Can Produce A World Holocaust

Washington’s Belligerence Can Produce A World Holocaust Paul Craig Roberts Recently I have been receiving a number of requests for my opinion of the Jewish holocaust. These requests are a puzzle to me as it is a topic unrelated to my commentaries on economics, law, current foreign affairs, and a looming showdown between Washington and Russia in Syria. I don’t…

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Provocations Have A History Of Escalating Into War

Provocations Have A History Of Escalating Into War Can War Be Avoided and the Planet Saved? Paul Craig Roberts The Russian Government and President Putin are coming under pressure not from US sanctions, which are very good for Russia as they force Russia into independence, but from Russian patriots who are tiring of Putin’s non-confrontational responses to Washington’s never-ending insults…

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A Book For Our Time, A Time That Perhaps Has Run Its Course

A Book For Our Time, A Time That Perhaps Has Run Its Course Paul Craig Roberts American post-WW 2 supremacy, writes Andrei Martyanov in his book, Losing Military Supremacy just published by Clarity Press, has been destroyed by America’s narcissism. https://www.amazon.com/Losing-Military-Supremacy-American-Strategic/dp/0998694754/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1535577199&sr=1-1&keywords=andrei+martyanov The arrogant hubris of American exceptionalism and the myths that sustain it are subjected to devastating analysis in this…

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According to the New York Times Putin Rules America

According to the New York Times Putin Rules America President Trump is only his handyman Paul Craig Roberts When I first read this — https://www.nytimes.com/2018/08/24/us/politics/cia-russia-midterm-elections.html — I thought it was a caricature of fake news. Then I realized it was a New York Times article, and being fairly certain that the arrogant presstitute organization was not taking the piss out…

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There Is No Limit To Presstitute Hypocrisy

There Is No Limit To Presstitute Hypocrisy Paul Craig Roberts Caitlin Johnstone warned us that the liberals were going to make a hero out of warmonger John McCain. https://caitlinjohnstone.com/2018/08/24/do-not-let-them-make-a-saint-of-this-asshole/ All morning long NPR has been conducting eulogies for warmonger McCain, who is having a state funeral both in DC and in Arizona. Liberal Democrat Charles Schumer wants to rename the…

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Watching America’s Collapse

Watching America Collapse Existence is running out for America Paul Craig Roberts In the 1950s and 1960s the United States was a vibrant society. Upward mobility was strong, and the middle class expanded. During the 1970s the internal contradiction in Keynesian demand management resulted in stagflation. Reagan’s supply-side economic policy cured that. With a sound economy under him, Reagan was…

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The Brennan-Rosenstein-Mueller–Comey-Presstitute Witch Hunt

The Brennan-Rosenstein-Mueller–Comey-Presstitute Witch Hunt Paul Craig Roberts Update August 23: Mark Penn writing in The Hill points out that Cohen pleaded guilty to campaign violations that were not campaign violations. Moreover, Cohen himself did not make the hush payment to Karen McDougal. He coordinated the payment made by American Media. The hush payments were not made with campaign funds and…

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Western Civilization Is Now A Caricature of Absurdity

Western Civilization Is Now A Caricature of Absurdity This Is Not A Joke Dear Readers: If you have concluded that a small handful of crazed morons control the words we are permitted to use, you are correct. The LGBT (Lesbian-gay-bisexual-transgender) community has decided that the word “vagina” is not gender-inclusive. The new unbiased designation of vagina is “front hole.” The…

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Self-Hating Whites

Self-Hating Whites Paul Craig Roberts Last night on the main campus of the University of North Carolina a mob of ignorant fools overflowing with hate and self-righteousness overturned a statue of a Confederate soldier as a protest against “white supremacy.” From the available photos it appears that a large percentage of those protesting “white supremacy” are themselves white. I wonder…

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Genocide of the Greek Nation

Genocide of the Greek Nation Paul Craig Roberts The political and media coverup of the genocide of the Greek Nation began yesterday (August 20) with European Union and other political statements announcing that the Greek Crisis is over. What they mean is that Greece is over, dead, and done with. It has been exploited to the limit, and the carcas…

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The CIA Owns the US and European Media

The CIA Owns the US and European Media Paul Craig Roberts William Blum shares with us his correspondence with Washington Post presstitute Michael Birnbaum. As you can tell from Birnbaum’s replies, he comes across as either very stupid or as a CIA asset. When I received my briefing as staff associate, House Defense Appropriations Subcommittee, which required top secret clearance,…

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Is Capitalism Killing Us?

Is Capitalism Killing Us? Paul Craig Roberts Ecological economists, such as Herman E. Daly, stress that as the external costs of pollution and resource exhaustion are not included in Gross Domestic Product, we do not know whether an increase in GDP is a gain or a loss. External costs are huge and growing larger. Historically, manufacturing and industrial corporations, corporate…

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Patriotism Has Been Turned Against Patriots

Patriotism Has Been Turned Against Patriots Paul Craig Roberts To understand how screwed-up America is, consider that patriotism is now associated with the suppression of dissent. Rich football team owners, who know nothing of the hard lives of most Americans, and the police, who routinely shoot down black people in the streets and in their homes without accountability or due…

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The Law As Weapon

The Law As Weapon Paul Craig Roberts Robert Mueller is supposed to be investigating Russiagate, which has been shown to be a hoax concocted by former CIA director John Brennan, former FBI director James Comey, and current deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein. As Russiagate is a hoax, Mueller has not been able to produce a shred of evidence of the…

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The Self-Imposed Impotence of the Russian and Chinese Governments

The Self-Imposed Impotence of the Russian and Chinese Governments Paul Craig Roberts The Russian and Chinese governments are puzzling. They hold all the cards in the sanction wars and sit there with no wits whatsoever as to how to play them. The Russians won’t get any help from the Western media which obscures the issue by stressing that the Russian…

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Is There Enough of America Left To Be Saved?

Is There Enough of America Left To Be Saved? Paul Craig Roberts As many readers of this website have noticed, the United States has lost its character and become a dysfunctional society. In place of a largely homogeneous population once united in veneration of the Constitution, there exists today massive diversity which Identity Politics has used to disunite the population…

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