The Exceptional Nation Asserts Its Exceptionalism

The Exceptional Nation Asserts Its Exceptionalism Paul Craig Roberts Washington has chosen a president for Venezuela. I wonder if Trump saw the black humor in doing to Maduro what the Democrats and presstitutes are doing to him. Few Latin American governments have ever had a government that represents the majority indigenous people or a president who was not of Spanish…

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Washington Has Appointed A President For Venezuela

Washington Has Appointed A President For Venezuela Paul Craig Roberts After listening since 2016 to the American presstitutes complain, without providing a mere scrap of evidence, of Russia meddling in US elections, a person would think that the last thing Washington would do would be to meddle in other countries’ elections. Unfortunately, that is not the case. Washington routinely meddles…

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The Force Has Weakened

The Force Has Weakened Paul Craig Roberts Aging has its pros and cons. It brings wisdom to those open to it, and it can open one’s eyes to the fact that 45 and 50 year old women can be very attractive. The downside is that the Grim Reaper collects one’s friends until there are none left. I lost a dear…

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The National Security Agency Is A Criminal Organization

The National Security Agency Is A Criminal Organization Paul Craig Roberts Years before Edward Snowden provided documented proof that the National Security Agency was really a national insecurity agency as it was violating law and the US Constitution and spying indiscriminately on American citizens, William Binney, who designed and developed the NSA spy program revealed the illegal and unconstitutional spying.…

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If Walls Don’t Work, Why Did Castles Have Them?

If Walls Don’t Work, Why Did Castles Have Them? Paul Craig Roberts Indeed, why the Great Wall of China, why Hadrian’s Wall, why the Constantinople wall, why were there walled cities, why the Israeli Wall that keeps Palestinians out of Palestine? Walls do work, according to President Obama’s former Border Patrol Chief, Mark Morgan: https://patrioticviralnews.com/articles/former-border-patrol-chief-for-president-obama-says-walls-work/ During the Obama regime, US…

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Identity Politics = White Genocide

Identity Politics = White Genocide Paul Craig Roberts The subversion of fact-based science and scholarship by the emotion-based ideology of Identity Politics is laying the groundwork for the genocide of white people. This sounds like an outlandish statement. However, it follows logically from the identification of white people with violence, oppression, and every evil in the world. In a number…

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Americans Need a Congress that Represents Americans

Americans Need a Congress that Represents Americans Paul Craig Roberts US Senator Marco Rubio poses as a representative of Florida Republicans, but in truth he represents the interests of Israel. He is sponsor of legislation that punishes Americans who boycott Israel as their way of protesting Israel’s genocide of the Palestinian people. That Rubio is doing his best to dismantle…

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A Majority of Americans Do Not Believe the Official 9/11 Story

A Majority of Americans Do Not Believe the Official 9/11 Story “Conspiracy Theorists” Now A Majority Paul Craig Roberts TruePublica, a British website that has avoided the 9/11 issue, has had its fill of ignorant journalists at the BBC, Huffington Post and other propagandists for the military/security complex. The constant, shrill demeaning of experts and distinguished people who have raised…

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Identity Politics Has Stopped Scientific Research Into the Genetic Basis of IQ Differences

The Authority of Science Has Been Undermined By Identity politics Paul Craig Roberts The quack Soviet “scientist” Trofim Lysenko used politics to destroy Soviet genetics. Lysenko represented the unscientific view that environment, not genetics, was the explanation. In 1948 the Soviet government banned scientific dissent from Lysenko’s theory of environmentally acquired inheritance. Thousands of Soviet scientists were dismissed, imprisoned, and…

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The Latest Job Report Is Another Fiction

The Latest Job Report Is Another Fiction There were not 312,000 new jobs created in December. Nevermind. Where does the Bureau of Labor Statistics tell us the jobs are. Health care and social assistance together with leisure and hospitality account for 36% of the new jobs, with 40,000 new waitresses and bartenders. Retail trade (possible as December is the Christmas…

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9/11: Finally the Truth Comes Out?

9/11: Finally the Truth Comes Out? Paul Craig Roberts Although the United States is allegedly a democracy with a rule of law, it has taken 17 years for public pressure to bring about the first grand jury investigation of 9/11. Based on the work of Architects & Engineers for 9/11 Truth led by Richard Gage, first responder and pilots organizations,…

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When Guns Are Outlawed Only Outlaws Will Have Guns

When Guns Are Outlawed Only Outlaws Will Have Guns Paul Craig Roberts Guns are banned in the UK, but the black market is booming and criminals are loading up on firearms. https://www.investmentwatchblog.com/when-proggies-advocate-for-uk-style-gun-control-laws-show-them-this-police-struggle-to-stop-flood-of-firearms-into-uk/ I have often wondered what is the real agenda of gun ban advocates. More people die from falls than from being shot. Deaths from accidents far exceed deaths…

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The Demise of the West: Part II –Western Elites Are Anti-Democratic

The Demise of the West: Part II Western Elites Are Anti-Democratic Paul Craig Roberts It is customary to speak of Western countries as democracies. In actual fact, the countries are oligarchies in which voting, which conveys the semblance that government is accountable to the people, seldom changes anything as elected officials are constrained by the power of organized interest groups.…

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The Demise of the West: Part I –Do White People Have A Future?

The Demise of the West: Part I Do White People Have A Future? Paul Craig Roberts Identity Politics is now the defining characteristic of the liberal/progressive/left and the political ideology of the Democratic Party. It is an ideology of hatred preached against people whose skin is white. Identity Politics is completely inconsistent with a multicultural society. The West used economic…

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The World Known to Me Is Fading Away

The World Known to Me Is Fading Away Paul Craig Roberts In a few hours it will be another new year, 2019. I can remember when 1984 seemed far in the future, both as a calendar date and George Orwell’s predicted dystopia, to which 9/11 and the digital revolution gave birth in the 21st century. Now I find myself 35…

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Blessed Are The Warmongers

Blessed Are The Warmongers Paul Craig Roberts As life on planet Earth enters its recorded year of 2019 the world has only one leader. He is Vladimir Putin, President of Russia. There are in office nowhere in the West any real leaders, only servants of the Oligarchy and vassals of the servants. Donald Trump intended to be otherwise and might…

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The Self-Genocide of the West

The Self-Genocide of the West Paul Craig Roberts Stephen Cohen and I are branded “Russian dupes” and “Putin agents,” because we object to the highly orchestrated and false portrayal of Russia as a threat to the West, a portrayal that is leading to war. The purpose of this orchestration is to prevent President Trump or any future president from reducing…

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The Greatest Gift For All

Christmas Column 2018 Dear Donors, thank you for your support in 2018. Although you have kept me working yet another year, I find it encouraging that there are some Americans who can think independently and who want to know. As Margaret Mead said, it only takes a few determined people to change the world. Perhaps some of you will be…

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If Truth Cannot Prevail Over Material Agendas We Are Doomed

If Truth Cannot Prevail Over Material Agendas We Are Doomed Paul Craig Roberts Throughout the long Cold War Stephen Cohen, professor of Russian studies at Princeton University and New York University was a voice of reason. He refused to allow his patriotism to blind him to Washington’s contribution to the confict and to criticize only the Soviet contribution. Cohen’s interest…

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Withdrawal From Syria?

Donate: https://www.paulcraigroberts.org/pages/donate/ Withdrawal From Syria? Paul Craig Roberts According to various news reports, the validity of which is always questionable, US President Donald Trump has ordered the withdrawal of all US troops from the portion of Syria illegally occupied by US troops. https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-12-19/drastic-reversal-us-prepares-full-withdrawal-forces-syria-immediately This report is surprising as only a few days ago the US Department of Defense declared that…

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Is Russia Learning? — Paul Craig Roberts

Support Your Website Donate: https://www.paulcraigroberts.org/pages/donate/ Is Russia Learning? Paul Craig Roberts Is Russia learning that Washington wants no deal with Russia except Russian vassalage and that relying on agreements with the West is delusional? There is some indication that Russia is learning, but it seems to be a slow process. Russia Insider reports that the Russian government has told Israel…

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Russian Commitment to Venezuela

Support your website: Respond to my December appeal Russian Commitment to Venezuela According to the Russian news agency Tass, Russia is establishing a strategic air base on the Venezuelan island, La Orchila. Russian sources explain this development as part of the boomerang effect of Trump’s abandonment of the intermediate range missile treaty with Russia. http://tass.com/pressreview/1035596 One supposes that both the…

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The Myth of Western Democracy

The Myth of Western Democracy Paul Craig Roberts How does the West get away with its pretense of being an alliance of great democracies in which government is the servant of the people? Nowhere in the West, except possibly Hungary and Austria, does government serve the people. Who do the Western governments serve? Washington serves Israel, the military/security complex, Wall…

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Honor Beyond Honor

Honor Beyond Honor Paul Craig Roberts Over the course of my life I have received many recognitions, awards, and high honors, including the French Legion of Honor, the US Treasury’s Silver Medal, the International Journalism Award from the Press Club of Mexico, and Who’s Who in the World’s Lifetime Achievement Award, but as proud as I am of these awards,…

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In the Western World Truth Is on Its Deathbed

In the Western World Truth Is on Its Deathbed donate: https://www.paulcraigroberts.org/pages/donate/ Dear Readers, Response to my quarterly request for donations has been very weak. Normally December is our best quarter for reader support, but the response to my December 10 request is the weakest ever. Perhaps the explanation is that most of those who support this website have become monthly…

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Washington Is Changing The World Order Against Its Own Interests

Washington Is Changing The World Order Against Its Own Interests Paul Craig Roberts Support your website. It keeps you from living in The Matrix. Donate now. https://www.paulcraigroberts.org/pages/donate/ The hubris and arrogance of Washington have been at work since the Clinton regime to destroy the power and relevance of the United States. This website has an international audience. The most asked…

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Truth and Free Speech Are Being Taken Away From Us

Truth and Free Speech Are Being Taken Away From Us Dear Readers: This is my quarterly request for your support. Many supporters are now monthly donors. This call is a reminder to those who respond to the quarterly requests and to the many who are yet to respond. In keeping with a decision made by the regular donors, those of…

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Trump Has Been Broken by the Military/Security Complex

Trump Has Been Broken by the Military/Security Complex Paul Craig Roberts In order to protect himself from the military/security complex, President Trump has abandoned his intention of normalizing relations with Russia. Just as the neoconservative ideology needs US hegemony, the military/security complex needs an enemy to justify the $1,000 billion annual budget. The Clinton, George W. Bush, and Obama regimes…

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The Offended Majority

The Offended Majority Paul Craig Roberts For too many decades the American people, by which I mean the people born and raised in the US in neighborhoods where there were family and neighbors who shared a culture, language, values, and history, have sat tolerantly while a tiny percentage of the population took away their culture by making it offensive to…

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The Disintegration of Western Society

The Disintegration of Western Society Paul Craig Roberts Radical feminists are now being banned by Twitter not because they hate men, which is perfectly OK as far as Twitter is concerned, but because they object to “transwomen.” What is a “transwoman?” As far as I can understand, a “transwoman” is a male with a penis who declares himself to be…

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There Is No Case Against Julian Assange So Lies Take the Place of Evidence

There Is No Case Against Julian Assange So Lies Take the Place of Evidence Paul Craig Roberts Julian Assange is not guilty of any crime. But Washington is going to convict him anyway. Documents are being fabricated to show that Assange met inside the Ecuadoran Embassy in London with Paul Manafort and some Russians. The logs of all visits to…

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If only Humans were as good as Animals. Then there would be hope for the world

If only Humans were as good as Animals. Then there would be hope for the world Paul Craig Roberts I am devastated. Tonight at 5pm central time I buried my wonderful, beloved male cat, Boy, in the Southeast corner of the garden near the camellias, a spot he enjoyed. Boy was murdered by the pharmaceutical industry. Both veterinarian hospitals and…

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Anglo-American Psy-op Agency Exposed

Anglo-American Psy-op Agency Exposed Paul Craig Roberts In 2015 an organization called the Integrity Initiative was created “to counter disinformation and other forms of malign influence being conducted by states and sub-state actors seeking to interfere in democratic processes and to undermine public confidence in national political institutions.” As the only government that interferes in the internal affairs of other…

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Russia Is Disadvantaged by Her Belief that the West Is Governed by Law

Russia Is Disadvantaged by Her Belief that the West Is Governed by Law Paul Craig Roberts Ukrainian military ships have violated Russian restrictions in the Sea of Azov and Articles 19 and 21 of the UN Convention on the Law of the Sea. The Ukrainian Navy crossed the Russian sea border and entered a closed area of Russian territorial waters.…

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Revenge Is Mine Saith Washington

Revenge Is Mine Saith Washington Paul Craig Roberts Justice has disappeared in the West. In Justice’s place stands Revenge. This fact is conclusively illustrated by Julian Assange’s ongoing eight year ordeal. For eight years Julian Assange’s life has been lived in a Kafka Police State. He has been incarcerated first under British house arrest and then in the Ecuadoran Embassy…

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Identity Politics Lawyer Trying to Destroy Tucker Carlson Arrested on Domestic Violence Charges

Identity Politics Lawyer Trying to Destroy Tucker Carlson Arrested on Domestic Violence Charges The porn lawyer Michael Avenatti has been arrested for beating his wife. His charge is “felony domestic violence.” https://sputniknews.com/viral/201811151069815820-Porn-Lawyer-Arrested-Domestic-Violence/ Now he has the legal problems that he has inflicted on others. Avenatti is the lawyer who appaently sent the “gay latino activist” into the Farmington Country Club…

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A “Civil War” Lesson for the Uneducated

A “Civil War” Lesson for the Uneducated Paul Craig Roberts In response to my short essay on November 9 ( https://www.paulcraigroberts.org/2018/11/09/the-prevalence-of-myth-over-history/ ), a reader sent me a link to secession documents that implicated slavery, not the tariff, as the reason for Southern secession. It is typical for the uneducated to come across a document of which they have no understanding…

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Why White Gentiles Can’t Get Admission to Ivy League Universities

Why White Gentiles Can’t Get Admission to Ivy League Universities Paul Craig Roberts If you are a top ability student, but white, especially white male, you have scant chance of being admitted to Harvard, Yale, Princeton, Columbia, Dartmouth, Cornell, Brown, Penn, Stanford, MIT, CalTech, Berkeley, or UCLA. The reason whites cannot gain admission is that in the entirety of the…

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The Prevalence of Myth over History

The Prevalence of Myth over History Paul Craig Roberts Today (Nov. 9) I heard a black historian on NPR say that the “civil war” was fought in order to establish a framework for human rights. He also said that black civil rights achieved by the war were overturned by the rollback of Reconstruction, put back in place by the 1964…

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Presstitutes Abandon Journalism For Political Activism

Presstitutes Abandon Journalism For Political Activism Paul Craig Roberts When President Trump nominated Jeff Sessions as his Attorney General, the presstitutes were opposed to Sessions and declared him unfit for office. Now that he has been fired, the presstitutes are his champions. There are reports that MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow has organized a protest march for today denouncing Trump for firing…

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What Do We Make Of The Midterm Election?

What Do We Make Of The Midterm Election? Paul Craig Roberts Readers are asking for my thoughts about the midterm elections. Looking at this CNN map—https://www.cnn.com/election/2018/results/house–it seems that except for thin areas of the northeast and west coasts and hispanic and black enclaves in the southwest and south, the country overwhelmingly voted Republican. In my opinion, flyover America voted Republican…

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What This Election Is About

What This Election Is About Paul Craig Roberts I never cease to be amazed at the insouciance of Americans. Readers send me emails asking why I ever supported Trump when he was the Establishment’s candidate. If Trump was the Establishment’s candidate, why has the Establishment spent two years trying to destroy him? The failure to put two and two together…

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Is The Evidence of Global Warming Too Scary For Humans To Cope With?

Is The Evidence of Global Warming Too Scary For Humans To Cope With? Paul Craig Roberts I appreciate the numerous emails thanking me for providing an understandable explanation of the global warming scenario. The book, Unprecedented Crime, about which I reported, caused me to start thinking more seriously about man-made global warming. I already was thinking about it, because capitalism…

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If A Kid’s Fight Club is Child Abuse, What Is Bombing Children?

If A Kid’s Fight Club is Child Abuse, What Is Bombing Children? Paul Craig Roberts Fighting and violence are endemic in American culture of today, but children are only supposed to experience it vicariously by playing video games and watching movies. In my day there were organized boxing and wrestling matches. Today there are more brutal fight encounters including between…

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The Difference Between Climate Change Caused By Humans and Those of Milankovitch Cycles

The Difference Between Climate Change Caused By Humans and Those of Milankovitch Cycles Paul Craig Roberts As I knew would happen, my review of the very serious and heavily documented book, Unprecedented Crime (https://www.paulcraigroberts.org/2018/10/26/global-warming-is-real-the-threat-is-real-ecocide-is-on-the-horizon/ ) resulted in condemnations from the fossil fuel industry’s trolls and from libertarians who think that global warming is a scheme for government to seize more…

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Is America Finished?

Is America Finished? Paul Craig Roberts The refusal of the Democratic Party and the military/security complex to accept the results of the 2016 US presidential election and the misuse of their positions of power to prevent Donald Trump from exercising presidential powers is a revolutionary step, well described by Angelo Codevilla here: https://americanmind.org/essays/our-revolutions-logic/ Americans are now so polarized that they…

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Is the Western World Too Insane to Be Worth Saving?

Is the Western World Too Insane to Be Worth Saving? Paul Craig Roberts According to news reports NBC has cancelled Megyn Kelly’s program for making “insensitive comments” while participating in a panel discussion on the appropriateness of blackface in Halloween costumes. Here is what she said: “Truly, you do get in trouble if you are a white person who puts…

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The Latest Bomb Scare

The Latest Bomb Scare Paul Craig Roberts I appreciate readers’ confidence that I can explain the mail bomb scare that has been blamed on Cesar Sayoc. I have not followed this story and regret that I don’t have an explanation to provide. Stephen Lendman raises the question whether Sayoc is a real culprit or a patsy for an operation orhestrated…

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“My” Suspended Twitter Account

“My” Suspended Twitter Account Paul Craig Roberts Dear Readers: It is all over the internet and international media that Twitter has suspended my account. This is not the case. I do not use social media. I discovered that a Twitter account was operating in my name. I requested that the account be taken down. I have no recollection of giving…

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Global Warming Is Real. The Threat Is Real. Ecocide Is On The Horizon.

Global Warming Is Real. The Threat Is Real. Ecocide Is On The Horizon. Paul Craig Roberts The tobacco companies’ response to the US Surgeon General’s report in 1964 linking smoking to lung cancer was countered by the tobacco companies setting up propaganda organizations to create a controversy by generating doubt over the link. This strategy staved off the inevitable for…

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