More Thoughts on Trump’s UN Declaration of War Against Iran and North Korea

Support Your Website. It Is Only Here Because Of You. More Thoughts on Trump’s UN Declaration of War Against Iran and North Korea Paul Craig Roberts Trump’s UN speech makes it clear that Trump’s presidency, in terms of his campaign promise to remove Washington from the “policeman of the world” role, exit the Middle East, and repair the damaged relations…

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Trump’s UN Speech

Support Your Website Trump’s UN Speech Paul Craig Roberts I listened to part of Trump’s UN speech this morning. I was so embarrassed for him and for my country that I had to turn it off. I wonder if whoever wrote the deplorable speech intended to embarrass Trump and inadvertently embarrassed America as well, or whether the speechwriter(s) is so…

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The Absurdities Mount

This is your site. Support it. The Absurdities Mount Paul Craig Roberts As I predicted, the erasing of American history will not be limited to Confederate monuments. Last week a member of the board of trustees of the Dallas, Texas, school district recommended changing the name of James Madison High School. James Madison was the father of the US Constitution,…

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Whatever Happened to America?

Dear Friends and Supporters, this is my quarterly call for your financial support. There is no one who will write for you more frankly and truthfully than I do. This article is long. Read it. Twice, three times. You will learn an important part of your history that has been cast into the Memory Hole. You will learn the nature…

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An Economic Lesson for China and Russia

An Economic Lesson for China and Russia Paul Craig Roberts Is there anyone in Trump’s government who is not an imbecile? After years of endless military threats against Russia—remember CIA deputy director Mike Morell saying on TV (Charlie Rose show) that the US should start killing Russians to give them a message, and Army Chief of Staff Mark Milley threatening…

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Behold a Pale Horse, and its Rider is Death

Behold a Pale Horse, and its Rider is Death Paul Craig Roberts Two of America’s most populous states, Texas and Florida, are in hurricane ruins, and Washington is fomenting more wars. The US national debt is now over $20 trillion, and Washington is fomenting more wars. The entire world is helping Washington foment wars—including two targeted countries themselves—Russia and China—both…

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16th Anniversary of 9/11 Brings New Development

16th Anniversary of 9/11 Brings New Development Paul Craig Roberts Dr. Leroy Hulsey, a distinguished engineering authority presented his team’s preliminary report report on the collapse of World Trade Center Building 7. The report is preliminary in the sense that it awaits peer-review, that is, examination by other experts. The team’s research is more extensive than the modeling provided by…

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Laughing on the Way to Armageddon — Paul Craig Roberts

Laughing on the Way to Armageddon Paul Craig Roberts The United States shows the world such a ridiculous face that the world laughs at us. The latest spin on “Russia stole the election” is that Russia used Facebook to influence the election. The NPR women yesterday were breathless about it. We have been subjected to ten months of propaganda about…

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Dear Russia: An Enemy Is Not A Partner

Dear Russia: An Enemy Is Not A Partner Paul Craig Roberts Russians are concerned about Washington’s arbitrary closing of their San Francisco consulate and the illegal searching of diplomatic properties. There is no question that Washington has violated diplomatic protections and international law. Why did Washington show its outlaw face to the world? Was it to show that as strong…

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The Vanishing American Dream

The Vanishing American Dream Paul Craig Roberts Today is Labor Day, a difficult day to celebrate now that American labor has been cast aside and US jobs offshored and given to foreigners. The remainder of the jobs is slated to be replaced by robotics. Friday’s payroll jobs report was full of bad news. Full-time jobs declined by 166,000. The meager…

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Robert E. Lee’s Ubiquitous Presence

Robert E. Lee’s Ubiquitous Presence Paul Craig Roberts We are going to have to do far more than take down Robert E. Lee’s statue. We have to close the US Military Academy at West Point. Not only was Lee a West Point graduate, but in 1962 the U.S. Army named the West Point barracks after Robert E. Lee. Two New…

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No end To Coverups

No End To Coverups Paul Craig Roberts Craig Roberts (yes, there are two of us) is a former US Marine and a 27-year veteran of the Tulsa, Oklahoma, police force. He is a capable and committed person. Since 1989 he has written 13 books. His latest, just published, Medusa File II, consists essentially of his voluminous files of the investigation…

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THE WEAPONIZATION OF HISTORY AND JOURNALISM

THE WEAPONIZATION OF HISTORY AND JOURNALISM we don’t need no stinkin’ facts Paul Craig Roberts In the United States, facts, an important element of truth, are not important. They are not important in the media, politics, universities, historical explanations, or the courtroom. Non-factual explanations of the collapse of three World Trade Center buildings are served up as the official explanation.…

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Conspiracy Theory

Conspiracy Theory Paul Craig Roberts In the United States “conspiracy theory” is the name given to explanations that differ from those that serve the ruling oligarchy, the establishment or whatever we want to call those who set and control the agendas and the explanations that support the agendas. The explanations imposed on us by the ruling class are themselves conspiracy…

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How We Know The So-Called “Civil War” Was Not Over Slavery

How We Know The So-Called “Civil War” Was Not Over Slavery Paul Craig Roberts When I read Professor Thomas DiLorenzo’s article ( http://www.paulcraigroberts.org/2017/08/21/lincoln-myth-ideological-cornerstone-america-empire/ ) the question that lept to mind was, “How come the South is said to have fought for slavery when the North wasn’t fighting against slavery?” Two days before Lincoln’s inauguration as the 16th President, Congress, consisting…

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What We Learned From Charlottesville

What We Learned From Charlottesville Paul Craig Roberts We learned, although we already knew it, that the US media has no integrity. We learned that the liberal/progressive/left holds fast to myths that justify hate. We learned that misrepresentation is the hallmark of American history. We learned that some websites that we thought were brave are not. We learned that Identity…

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Trump and American History Have Been Assassinated

Trump and American History Have Been Assassinated Paul Craig Roberts When Trump was elected I wrote that it was unlikely that he would be successful in accomplishing the three objectives for which he was elected—peace with Russia, the return home of offshored US jobs, and effective limits on non-white immigration—because these objectives conflicted with the interests of those more powerful…

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The Camp of the Saints

The Camp of the Saints Paul Craig Roberts The liberal/progressives, lost as they are in their emotionalism, do not realize that their rantings about white supremacists are also discrediting themselves and not merely their foes. The rest of the world doesn’t differentiate between good whites and bad whites. As one reader who wrote to me from India said, “All whites…

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A House Divided Against Itself Cannot Stand

A House Divided Against Itself Cannot Stand Paul Craig Roberts The liberal/progressive/left are enjoying their drunkfest of denunciation. I can’t say I have ever witnessed anything like it. These are the people who sat on their hands for 16 years while Washington destroyed in whole or part seven countries. Not being satisfied with this level of warmongering and crimes against…

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Charlottesville 2

Charlottesville 2 Paul Craig Roberts What the liberal/progressive/left is trying to do with Charlottesville is to associate Trump supporters with White Supremacists and in this way demonize Trump supporters so that they will not have a voice when Trump is overthrown in a coup. Or it can be put in a different way: Charlottesville is being used by someone to…

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In America Propaganda Has Vanquished Truth

In America Propaganda Has Vanquished Truth Paul Craig Roberts In Durham, North Carolina, the seat of Duke University, a gang of largely white males destroyed public property by pulling down a statue of a Confederate soldier. Perhaps they took their cue from the neo-Nazis installed in Ukraine by Obama and Hillary following the US-engineered coup that overthrew the elected democratic…

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If only we had a real left-wing instead of poseurs who suck their thumbs and lie

If only we had a real left-wing instead of poseurs who suck their thumbs and lie A few ignorant morons, claiming to be liberal/progressive/left, have sent emails claiming that all of the authors whose works I listed are Nazis and Hitler-lovers. Nothing could be further from the truth. What these brainwashed morons are demonstrating is their contemptible moral, intellectual and…

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Charlottesville

Charlottesville Paul Craig Roberts Listening to NPR this morning confirmed what I already knew. Charlottesville is being turned into another nail in President Trump’s coffin. NPR had no interest whatsoever in reporting the actual facts about what had occurred in Charlottesville. The several “interviews” with the like-minded were orchestrated to produce the desired propaganda result: It was all Trump’s fault.…

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Hellstorm The Documentary

Hellstorm The Documentary Paul Craig Roberts UPDATE: Readers at home and abroad have brought to my attention that Thomas Goodrich is not the only historian to report crimes committed against the German people and German POWs after Germany had surrendered. Here are some of the sources brought to my attention: http://whale.to/b/bacque1.html https://www.amazon.com/Other-Losses-Investigation-Prisoners-Americans/dp/0773722696/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1502731924&sr=1-1 https://www.amazon.com/Crimes-Mercies-Civilians-Occupation-1944-1950/dp/0889225672/ref=sr_1_2?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1502731924&sr=1-2 https://www.amazon.co.uk/Gruesome-Harvest-Attempt-Exterminate-Germany/dp/1300016760 https://www.amazon.com/Terrible-Revenge-Cleansing-European-Germans/dp/1403973083/ref=pd_sim_14_4/136-3530650-3386167?_encoding=UTF8&pd_rd_i=1403973083&pd_rd_r=5X58290G6WQ1GQENHYVW&pd_rd_w=fHonf&pd_rd_wg=Iljj8&psc=1&refRID=5X58290G6WQ1GQENHYVW Wartime propaganda is not concerned…

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Tyranny at Nuremberg

Tyranny at Nuremberg Paul Craig Roberts Update Aug. 12, 2017: Here is David Irving’s account of his arrest, trial, and imprisonment in Austria. His conviction was overturned by a higher court, and he was released. http://www.fpp.co.uk/books/Banged/up.pdf The showtrial of a somewhat arbitrarily selected group of 21 surviving Nazis at Nuremberg during 1945-46 was US Supreme Court Justice Robert Jackson’s show.…

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Google Is Committed To The Suppression Of Free Speech

Google Is Committed To The Suppression Of Free Speech Paul Craig Roberts This is an update to my earlier posting this morning: http://www.paulcraigroberts.org/2017/08/08/facts-supplanted-propaganda-wherever-look/ The Google engineer, a Harvard Ph.D., who raised questions about the non-fact-based ideological culture within the Google organization has been identified and fired. Sundar Pichai, Google’s CEO, said that the employee in expressing his views had violated…

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Facts Supplanted by Propaganda Wherever We Look

Facts Supplanted by Propaganda Wherever We Look Paul Craig Roberts Russia is under economic and propaganda attack from the US. Additionally, the US is surrounding Russia and China with military and missile bases, leading both countries to the conclusion that Washington is preparing a surprise nuclear attack. Despite the high level of threat that Washington represents to the two nuclear…

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Financial Presstitutes Cover Up for the Big Banks

Financial Presstitutes Cover Up for the Big Banks Paul Craig Roberts The big New York banks no longer perform the banking function of lending to consumers and businesses. Thanks to government policies that foster increased financial concentration, banking incentives have changed fundamentally. The big banks today are focused on higher risk-return speculation and on trading and fee-based income. Banks don’t…

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The Beckoning of Nuclear War

The Beckoning of Nuclear War Paul Craig Roberts The admirable and honorable truth-teller John Pilger warns us that nuclear war is closer than we think. The 1957 book, On The Beach, introduced awareness that war in the nuclear age is terminable for life on earth. This realization explains President John F. Kennedy’s rejection of the US Joint Chiefs of Staff’s…

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Fake News A US Media Speciality

Fake News A US Media Speciality Paul Craig Roberts The American media specializes in fake news. Indeed, since the Clinton regime the American media has produced nothing but fake news. Do you remember the illegal US bombing and destruction of Yugoslavia? Do you remember “war criminal” Slobodan Milosevic, the Serbian president branded “the butcher of the Balkans,” who was compared…

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Trump Will Now Become the War President

Trump Will Now Become the War President Paul Craig Roberts President Trump has been defeated by the military/security complex and forced into continuing the orchestrated and dangerous tensions with Russia. Trump’s defeat has taught the Russians the lesson I have been trying to teach them for years, and that is that Russia is much more valuable to Washington as an…

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Trump’s Choices

Trump’s Choices Paul Craig Roberts Donald Trump as President of the United States was humanity’s hope, or, I should say, the hope of that part of humanity aware of the danger inherent in provoking conflict between nuclear powers. For two decades, the Clinton, George W. Bush, and Obama regimes have thrown sticks, stones, and nasty words at the Russian bear.…

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The Witch Hunt for Donald Trump Surpasses the Salem Witch Trials of 1692-93

The Witch Hunt for Donald Trump Surpasses the Salem Witch Trials of 1692-93 Paul Craig Roberts We should be scared to death that Sally Q. Yates served as a prosecutor in the Justice (sic) Department for 27 years. In the New York Times Sally takes high umbrage to Trump’s criticism of his attorney general, Sessions, and blows Trump’s disappointment with…

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Washington Pushes Harder Against Russia — Paul Craig Roberts

Washington Pushes Harder Against Russia Paul Craig Roberts Some historians believe that the cause of WW2 was UK prime minister Chamberlain’s appeasement of Hitler’s recovery of German territory given to other countries via the Versailles Treaty in contravention of US President Woodrow Wilson’s promise to Germany that there would be no reparations and no loss of territory if Germany agreed…

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The Chinese Have Realized that Washington Is Evil Influenced By Evil and that Life on Earth Is at Stake

The Chinese Have Realized that Washington Is Evil Influenced By Evil and that Life on Earth Is at Stake Yesterday, a previous article of mine was reposted on a Chinese website: http://www.sinopolitico.com/2017/07/27/how-information-is-controlled-by-washington-israel-and-trolls-leading-to-our-destruction/ You can see that the Chinese, being intelligent, knew what to emphasize.

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The New Russian Sanctions Bill Is Washington’s Monument To Its Criminality

The New Russian Sanctions Bill Is Washington’s Monument To Its Criminality Paul Craig Roberts The Congress of the United States by almost unanimous votes in both House and Senate has made it clear that Congress had rather destroy the President of the United States and to increase the risk of nuclear war than to avoid conflict with Russia by normalizing…

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What Explains amazon.com’s Share Price?

PCR Takes a Look at Today’s “Top Stories” “Here are today’s top stories on Bloomberg”   “Jeff Bezos briefly overtook Bill Gates as the world’s richest person. A surge in Amazon shares Thursday morning in advance of its earnings report gave Bezos a net worth of $92.3 billion, surpassing the Microsoft founder’s $90.8 billion fortune. In afternoon trading, Bezos remains ranked…

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A Ray of Hope — Paul Craig Roberts

A Ray of Hope Paul Craig Roberts America has been a discouraging landscape ever since the neoconservatives took over US foreign policy during the Clinton regime and started the two decades of war crimes that define 21st century America and ever since US corporations betrayed the US work force by moving American jobs to Asia. The outlook became darker when…

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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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