Where Is The Shame?

Where Is The Shame? Paul Craig Roberts Now that the Trump, May, and Macron regimes have proven beyond all doubt that they are lawless war criminal regimes, what is next? Will the Russian president and foreign minister continue to speak of “our Western partners” and seek common ground with proven lawless war criminals? What would that common ground be? How…

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A Conversation on Race — Paul Craig Roberts

UPDATE: Readers have identified the movie in the broken link. It is Cecil B. DeMille’s “Unconquered” starring Gary Cooper and Paulette Goddard. Here is the scene of the sentence of slavery: https://www.bing.com/videos/search?q=you+tubethe+movie+%22Unconquered%22+with+Gary+Cooper&view=detail&mid=A160BA8BAB4735DE134CA160BA8BAB4735DE134C&FORM=VIRE UPDATE: The link to the movie in this column was operative when I posted the column, but has ceased to work since I posted. The movie opens with…

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The Crisis Is Only In Its Beginning Stages

The Crisis Is Only In Its Beginning Stages Paul Craig Roberts Many, including Russia’s President Putin, have asked why the US launched an illegal attack on Syria prior to the chemical weapons inspectors examining the site of the alleged chemical attack. This popular question completely misses the point. The US attack on Syria is a clear and indisputable war crime…

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Once Upon A Time Long Ago Truth Was Important

Once Upon A Time Long Ago Truth Was Important Paul Craig Roberts I wonder how many people, not just Americans but those in other countries, have come to the conclusion that the United States today is a less free and less aware society than the societies in the dystopian novels of the 20th century or in movies such as The…

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Why Do They Tell US Transparent Lies?

Why Do They Tell US Transparent Lies? Paul Craig Roberts US officials and the presstitutes tell us that the illegal US missile attack on Syria destroyed chemical weapons sites where chlorine and sarin are stored/manufactured. If this were true, would not a lethal cloud have been released that would have taken the lives of far more people than claimed in…

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Is It Russian Surrender that Is on the Agenda or World War 3?

Is It Russian Surrender that Is on the Agenda or World War 3? Paul Craig Roberts “As US President Donald Trump is said to be considering a full scale ground assault against the Syrian administration of President Bashar al-Assad, the top UN official has decried the onset of a new global Cold War and warned against “full-blown military escalation” in…

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Russia’s Humanity and Moral Conscience Are Leading to War

Russia’s Humanity and Moral Conscience Are Leading to War Paul Craig Roberts It speaks to the humanity and moral greatness of the Russian government led by Vladimir Putin that Russia consented to a pretend attack in order that Donald Trump could save face. Unfortunately for us all, the consequences of Russia’s generosity will not be the thanks that the Russians…

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Are We Over the US/UK Fomented Crisis In Syria?

Are We Over the US/UK Fomented Crisis In Syria? Paul Craig Roberts It appears from the very limited US missile attack, most of which were intercepted and destroyed by Syrian air defenses, that the US military prevailed over the crazed John Bolton and carefully avoided a strike that would have resulted in a Russian response. No significant Syrian site appears…

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The Trump Regime Is Insane

The Trump Regime Is Insane Paul Craig Roberts Is it insane to push for war with Russia, a major nuclear power? Is it insane to threaten Russia and bring false charges against her? Is it insane to brag about killing “hundreds of Russians”? https://news.antiwar.com/2018/04/12/pompeo-russians-met-their-match-us-killed-hundreds-of-them/ A normal person would answer “yes” to the three questions. So what does this tell us…

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American Officials Continue to Make Laughing Stocks of Themselves

American Officials Continue to Make Laughing Stocks of Themselves Paul Craig Roberts Here is “Mad Dog” Mattis, the US Secretary of War, stating that he has no evidence that there was a chemical weapons attack in Syria last week, but that he personally believes that there was one. I remember when a person who claimed to believe something for which…

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Ten Days Before The End Of The World

Ten Days Before The End Of The World Paul Craig Roberts The criminally insane governments of the US, UK, and France are sending a flotilla of missile ships, submarines, and an aircraft carrier to attack Syria in the face of Russian warnings. What is the likely outcome of this outrageous act of agression based entirely on an orchestrated and transparent…

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Idiocy Is Bringing The End Of The World

Idiocy Is Bringing The End Of The World Paul Craig Roberts Here is Jason Ditz on the coming end of the world: https://news.antiwar.com/2018/04/10/trump-builds-coalition-for-war-against-syrian-government/ Vladimir Soloviev explains the failure of Putin’s policy of appeasement: https://russia-insider.com/en/breaking-defining-moment-putin-stand-usisrael-empire-chaos-or-fold/ri23052 If you were the president of France or the prime minister of the UK, would you permit criminally insane Washington to drag you into military conflict…

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We are in the Last Days before all Hell breaks loose

We are in the Last Days before all Hell breaks loose Last days of Pompey?  I was just there last week and I saw the future, not the past. To anyone watching the UN Security Council “debate” last night it is crystal clear we are in the last days before all hell breaks out. So, here we are at Judgment…

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On The Threshold of War — Paul Craig Roberts

UPDATE There is no longer any doubt that the criminally insane government in Washington is driving the world to the last war. https://www.rt.com/news/423634-unsc-security-threats-syria-chemical/ https://www.rt.com/news/423627-russian-military-checks-chemical-douma/ UPDATE: As Americans we must face the possibility that we have a criminally insane government in Washington that is leading the world to destruction. A Russian Government Press Release: False information is being planted about the…

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From Skripal to Chemical Attack: What Accusation Is Next?

From Skripal to Chemical Attack: What Accusation Is Next? Paul Craig Roberts Einstein said that the definition of insanity is to continue doing the same thing and expect different results. Isn’t this what the Russian government is doing when it continues to respond to false accusations and expects facts to have any bearing on the matter? As soon as the…

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Russia: The Spurned Lover Who Persists

Russia: The Spurned Lover Who Persists Paul Craig Roberts Is the Russian Foreign Ministry so brainwashed that it believes the US is a democracy?! https://www.rt.com/news/423439-russia-sanctions-response-foreign-ministry/ A country in which 90%, if not more, of the people are dispossessed is a democracy?! A country ruled by a handful of private interest groups is a democracy?! The success of Washington’s propaganda is…

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Insouciant Russians?

Insouciant Russians? Paul Craig Roberts I have often wondered if the Russian media shields Russians from the insulting and derogatory things that American elites say about Russia and President Putin. For example, here is Harvard University Professor Graham Allison: “However demonic, however destructive, however devious, however deserving of being strangled Russia is, the brute fact is that we cannot kill…

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Lies Are Washington’s Chosen Path To Dominance

April 6: These otherwise pointless new sanctions seem to confirm my supposition that the real purpose of the US sanctions is to convince members of the Russian ruling class to get rid of Putin and to put into office someone agreeable to Washington’s overlordship. https://www.rt.com/news/423393-russia-sancions-new-us/ Lies Are Washington’s Chosen Path To Dominance Will Putin Fall for Washington’s Lies? Paul Craig…

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How Our Country Was Stolen

How Our Country Was Stolen Paul Craig Roberts Today is Easter, an important Christian holiday. But it is not marked on the calendar that is part of the Apple software that came with my Apple computer lap top. Today is also April Fools day, and that is marked on the Apple-supplied calendar. For Apple’s programmers, April Fools Day trumps Easter.…

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More Lies from the Presstitutes

More Lies from the Presstitutes Paul Craig Roberts The shameless liars that comprise the US media intentionally exaggerated the marchers against “gun violance” by four times the acutal number. Why? Why are the media presstitutes involved in advocacy of agendas and not in reporting factual news? Recent polls show that a majority of Americans believe that gun ownership makes people…

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On the Verge of Nuclear War

On the Verge of Nuclear War Paul Craig Roberts One wonders if this latest extremely provocative and hostile accusation against Russia, supported by Washington’s empire, is the prelude to war. There is no basis whatsoever for the statement of the US Department of State that “on March 4, Russia used a military-grade nerve agent to attempt to murder a British…

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Integrity Has Vanished From The West

Integrity Has Vanished From The West Paul Craig Roberts Among Western political leaders there is not an ounce of integrity or morality. The Western print and TV media is dishonest and corrupt beyond repair. Yet the Russian government persists in its fantasy of “working with Russia’s Western partners.” The only way Russia can work with crooks is to become a…

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Washington Has Declared Hegemony or War

Washington Has Declared Hegemony or War Paul Craig Roberts I agree with Stephen Lendman (below) that the Russian government’s efforts to deal with the West on the basis of evidence and law are futile.  There is only one Western foreign policy and it is Washington’s.  Washington’s “diplomacy” consists only of lies and force.  It was a reasonable decision for Russia…

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Trump: Conflict Between His Words And Deeds

Trump: Conflict Between His Words And Deeds Paul Craig Roberts President Trump (belatedly) congratulated Russian President Putin on his smashing reelection and said, again, that he favored getting along with Russia. Yet, how can Trump mean it when he follows up by appointing John Bolton, America’s most notorious warmonger, National Security Adviser? It makes no sense. Bolton is the third…

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Has Russia Had Enough?

Has Russia Had Enough? Paul Craig Roberts This morning I watched a briefing the Russian Foreign Ministry provided for the diplomatic community where international toxic substances experts presented information concerning the alleged nerve agent used in the alleged attack on Skripal and his daughter. This information has been known for some time, and none of it has been reported in…

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America Is Losing Its Economy

America Is Losing Its Economy Paul Craig Roberts From John Williams proprietary report: “Subject to Likely Downside Annual Benchmark Revisions this Coming Friday, February Industrial Production Jumped by 1.1% (0.9% Net of Revisions), Reflecting  improbable Strength in Manufacturing and Mining.  “Despite this perhaps premature report of industrial production gains, Given a Record 122 Months of Non-Expansion, Manufacturing Still Holds Shy…

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Finally, Some Good News

Finally, Some Good News Paul Craig Roberts Washington’s gratuitous raising of tensions with Russia that we have been witnessing for many years is so reckless and irresponsible that we need some relief from the depression of it all. Perhaps I am grasping at straws, but here are some hopeful developments. —An establishment journalist, Michael Goodwin, the chief political columnist for…

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Can Nuclear War Be Avoided?

Can Nuclear War Be Avoided? Paul Craig Roberts Two factors are driving the world to nuclear war. One is the constant stream of insults, false accusations and broken agreements that the West has been dumping on Russia year after year. The other is Russia’s response, or, perhaps more correctly, the lack thereof. Articles documenting Washington’s betrayals and provocations of Russia…

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War Is On The Horizon

War Is On The Horizon Paul Craig Roberts Have Washington and its British vassal set a stage for testing whether Russia has the stomach for war? How else do we interpret the announcement by General Sergey Rudskoy, chief of the Operational Directorate of the Russian General Staff, that “we have reliable information at our disposal that US instructors have trained…

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Lies Can Lead To War

Lies Can Lead To War Paul Craig Roberts Notice that the governments of the US, UK, France, and Germany did not require any evidence to decide that the Russian government used military-grade nerve gas to attack two people on an English park bench and a UK policeman. It makes no sense. There is no Russian motive. http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/48963.htm The motive lies…

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Will Russia Wake Up?

Will Russia Wake Up? Paul Craig Roberts Russians are having a difficult time comprehending their Western enemy or even understanding that Russia has an enemy that seeks the destruction of Russia. Has it occured to Russia that it is very strange that the UK, a country of no military significance, a country that could be completely destroyed forever in a…

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Will Humanity Survive Crazed Washington?

Will Humanity Survive Crazed Washington? Paul Craig Roberts Stephen Lendman agrees that the murderous criminals in Washington are driving humanity to extinction. http://stephenlendman.org/2018/03/perilous-time-world-history-got-worse/ Because of the control over explanations that people in the Western world receive, most are unaware of the mounting danger. In the past few days extreme and serious threats have been issued against Russia and Syria by…

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In The Western World Insanity Reigns

In The Western World Insanity Reigns Paul Craig Roberts As I wrote earlier today (https://www.paulcraigroberts.org/2018/03/13/world-war-3-approaching/), “the entire Western world is insane.” More evidence has been jumping out at me all day. For example: President Trump has nominated a person, Gina Haspel, to be CIA Director who is deeply implicated in CIA torture and destruction of the evidence. https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/2018/03/13/gina-haspel-trump-nominee-first-woman-leader-cia/419547002/ The Republicans…

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What Secretary of State Tillerson’s Firing Means

What Secretary of State Tillerson’s Firing Means Paul Craig Roberts Senator Chuck Schumer (D, NY) says Tillerson’s firing indicates that the Trump administration is disintegrating. I understand why Senator Schumer sees it that way, expecially following all the other dismissals and resignations. I see it differently. The firing of Secretary of State Tillerson, the movement of CIA Director Pompeo to…

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World War 3 Is Approaching

World War 3 Is Approaching “In a nuclear war the “collateral damage” would be the life of all humanity.” — Fidel Castro Paul Craig Roberts The Russians, in their anxiety to show the West how friendly they are, left Washington with a toe hold in Syria, which Washington is using to reopen the war. The Russians’ failure to finish the…

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The New Color Line: American Suicide Is In The Cards

Support your website. Donate: https://www.paulcraigroberts.org/pages/donate/ The New Color Line: American Suicide Is In The Cards Paul Craig Roberts Identity Politics is turning white people into a delegitimized group that it is permissible to hate and to discriminate against. White Americans are being turned into undesirables and are being delegitimized just as Jews were delegitimatized in Nazi Germany. Curiously enough, as…

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More Non-existent Job Growth Reported

More Non-existent Job Growth Reported Paul Craig Roberts and Dave Kranzler According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the US economy added 313,000 jobs in the 28 days of February, causing a big jump in the Dow Jones average. Where does BLS find these jobs? The BLS finds 61,000 in construction, which, if correct, suggests in view of falling new…

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Make-Believe America

Make-Believe America Paul Craig Roberts Americans live a never-never-land existance. The politicians and presstitutes make sure of that. Consider something as simple as the unemployment rate. The US is said to have full employment with a January 2018 unemployment rate of 4.1 percent, down from 9.8 percent in January 2010. https://data.bls.gov/timeseries/LNS14000000 However, the low rate of unemployment is contradicted by…

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A Stalinist Purge In America?

A Stalinist Purge In America? Paul Craig Roberts This year could turn out to be a defining year for the United States. It is clear that the US military/security complex and the Democratic Party aided by their media vassals intend to purge Donald Trump from the presidency. One of the open conspirators declared the other day that we have to…

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All I Am Offering Is The Truth

All I Am Offering Is The Truth Paul Craig Roberts This is my quarterly call for your support. Click donate on the homepage of www.paulcraigroberts.org and you will find several means by which to donate. In the Western world day by day the domain of truth shrinks as does the ability to challenge official explanations. A number of alternative media…

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Is Washington Sufficiently Intelligent to Be Trusted with an Independent Foreign Policy?

Is Washington Sufficiently Intelligent to Be Trusted with an Independent Foreign Policy? Paul Craig Roberts As I figured would be the case, Putin’s message to the West that Russia cannot be intimidated and that the nations must work together to deal with world problems was far over the heads of the dumbshit “exceptional” Americans. CNN rushed out an idiot named…

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Putin’s State of the Union

Putin’s State of the Union Paul Craig Roberts Putin has given a remarkable address to the Federal Assembly, the Russian People, and the peoples of the world. http://en.kremlin.ru/events/president/news/56957 In his speech Putin revealed the existence of new Russian nuclear weapons that make it indisputably clear that Russia has vast nuclear superiority over the United States and its pathetic NATO vassal…

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Why is Google/YouTube taking down these videos and threatening the sites that post them?

Why is Google/YouTube taking down these videos and threatening the sites that post them? Paul Craig Roberts Scroll down this URL to the last video of the blond female student at Parkland, Alexa Miednik. She says she walked out of the building with the alleged shooter, Nikolas Cruz, while shots were still occuring in other parts of the building. https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-02-25/infowars-receives-youtube-termination-warning-over-crisis-actor-video…

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Mueller’s Comic Book Indictment Is A Threat To All Of Us

Mueller’s Comic Book Indictment Is A Threat To All Of Us Paul Craig Roberts We continue to hear from a variety of uninformed or corrupt people that there is “clear evidence” that Russia interfered in the US presidential election. We hear it from the Atlantic Council, a mouthpiece for the military/security complex. https://caucus99percent.com/content/atlantic-council-center-russiagate-hysteria We hear it from a nutcase in…

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The Shooting At Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School In Parkland Florida

The Shooting At Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School In Parkland Florida Paul Craig Roberts Readers have inquired about my silence about the Florida shooting on Valentine’s Day. The answer is that school shootings are not my expertise. Moreover, a country, such as the US, which no longer has an independent TV and print national media, is unable to find out…

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Does the ACLU Any Longer Defend Civil Liberty?

Does the ACLU Any Longer Defend Civil Liberty? Paul Craig Roberts There are many signs of American collapse. One of the most scary is the fact that the American Civil Liberties Union no longer knows what are the civil liberties it purports to defend. Identity Politics has transformed civil rights into privileges for victim groups. Yesterday (February 22, 2018) I…

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Russiaphobia Is Out of Control

Russiaphobia Is Out of Control Paul Craig Roberts As has been made perfectly clear, Mueller’s “indictment” of 13 Russians and 3 companies is just another hoax. See: https://www.paulcraigroberts.org/2018/02/16/result-muellers-investigation-nothing/ and: http://www.moonofalabama.org/2018/02/mueller-indictement-the-russian-influence-is-a-commercial-marketing-scheme.html All Mueller has found is a bait-click commercial marketing scheme that had nothing to do with election interference. Why is Mueller comfortable bringing a transparently false indictment? The answer is,…

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Devin Nunes for President, Ray McGovern for CIA Director

Devin Nunes for President, Ray McGovern for CIA Director Paul Craig Roberts This is an extraordinary and highly truthful article by former CIA official Ray McGovern who was the responsible official for the daily briefing of the President of the United States. Be sure to read it: http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/48824.htm McGovern has proven over and over on many occasions that he is…

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CBS Contradicts Itself On Mueller’s Report

CBS Contradicts Itself On Mueller’s Report Paul Craig Roberts Despite reporting correctly Deputy AG Rosenstein’s statement that Mueller’s investigation found no evidence that Russian social media activity had an effect on the US election and no cooperation or collusion with the Trump campaign, CBS then falsely reports: “DOJ indicts Russians for meddling in election.” Does CBS have an explanation for…

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A Real Solution fo School Shootings

A Real Solution fo School Shootings Paul Craig Roberts Gun bans are no more effective than banning drugs. What explains school shootings and other mass shootings—the ones that are real? The gun control lobby blames “gun violence.” Gun violence is a non-sensical term. It attributes action and intent to an inanimate physical object as if the gun decides to kill…

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