Dr. Paul Craig Roberts

Dr. Paul Craig Roberts

Washington Is Humanity’s Worst Enemy

In the 21st century Washington has established as its hallmarks every manifestation of tyranny How does Washington get away with the claim that the country it rules is a democracy and has freedom? This absurd claim ranks as one of the most unsubstantiated claims in history. There is no democracy whatsoever. Voting is a mask [...]

Another Fraudulent Jobs Report

The US unemployment figures are as deceptive as the employment figures The March payroll jobs report released April 4 claims 192,000 new private sector jobs.Here is what John Williams has to say about the claim: “The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) deliberately publishes its seasonally-adjusted historical payroll-employment and household-survey (unemployment) data so that the numbers [...]

How Much War Does Washington Want?

The Propaganda That the West Represents the Hope of the World is a Great Lie “America does not at the moment have a functioning democracy.” -Former US President Jimmy Carter I doubt that the Ukraine crisis precipitated by Washington’s overthrow of the democratic government is over. Washington has won the propaganda war everywhere outside of [...]

Two Steps Forward, One Step Back

No government in human history can come close to the hypocrisy & malevolence of Washington Washington’s plan to seize Ukraine and to evict Russia from its Black Sea naval base has come amiss. But to turn around Lenin’s quote, “two steps forward, one step back.” Do you remember all the tough talk coming from John [...]

US and EU Are Paying Ukrainian Rioters & Protesters

Washington’s drive to exploit every opportunity to establish its hegemony over the world A number of confirmations have come in from readers that Washington is fueling the violent protests in Ukraine with our taxpayer dollars. Washington has no money for food stamps or to prevent home foreclosures, but it has plenty of money with which [...]

How Economists & Policymakers Murdered Our Economy

“Capitalist greed aided and abetted by economists and policymakers will have destroyed America.” The economy has been debilitated by the offshoring of middle class jobs for the benefit of corporate profits and by the Federal Reserve’s policy of Quantitative Easing in order to support a few oversized banks that the government protects from market discipline. [...]

Washington Has Discredited America

Washington’s Arrogance has Brought America Disrepute Years ago when I described the George W. Bush regime as a police state, right-wing eyebrows were raised. When I described the Obama regime as an even worse police state, liberals rolled their eyes. Alas! Now I am no longer controversial. Everybody says it. According to the UK newspaper, [...]

Washington Drives the World Toward War

Washington has had the US at war for 12 years: Afghanistan, Iraq, Somalia, Libya, Pakistan, Yemen, and almost Syria, which could still happen, with Iran waiting in the wings. These wars have been expensive in terms of money, prestige, and deaths and injuries of both US soldiers and the attacked civilian populations. None of these [...]

Defeated by the Taliban, Washington Decides to Take on Russia & China

The several days of organized protests in Ukraine are notable for the relative lack of police violence. Unlike in the US, Canada, Thailand, Greece, and Spain, peaceful protesters have not been beaten, tear gassed, water cannoned, and tasered by Ukrainian police. Unlike in Egypt, Palestine, and Bahrain, Ukrainian protesters have not been fired upon with [...]

The Money Changers Serenade: A New Plot Hatches

Former Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner, a protégé of Treasury Secretaries Rubin and Summers, has received his reward for continuing the Rubin-Summers-Paulson policy of supporting the “banks too big to fail” at the expense of the economy and American people. For his service to the handful of gigantic banks, whose existence attests to the fact that [...]

The Kennedy Assassination 50 Years Later

Those who want to know already know November 22, 2013, is the 50th anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. The true story of JFK’s murder has never been officially admitted, although the conclusion that JFK was murdered by a plot involving the Secret Service, the CIA, and the Joint Chiefs of Staff [...]

What Is The Real Agenda Of The American Police State?

“The police operate according to Obama’s presidential kill power: murder first then create a case against the victim.” In my last column I emphasized that it was important for American citizens to demand to know what the real agendas are behind the wars of choice by the Bush and Obama regimes. These are major long [...]

How America Was Lost

National Security is Where the Executive Branch Hides its Crimes Against Law “No legal issue arises when the United States responds to a challenge to its power, position, and prestige.” –Dean Acheson, 1962, speaking to the American Society of International Law Dean Acheson declared 51 years ago that power, position, and prestige are the ingredients [...]

As Ye Sow, So Shall Ye Reap

The Two Largest Holders of US Treasury Debt: The Federal Reserve & the Social Security Trust Fund The year 2014 could be shaping up as the year that the chickens come home to roost. Americans, even well-informed ones, don’t know all of the mistakes made by neoconized and corrupted Washington in the past two decades. [...]

Whatever Became Of Western Civilization?

A Total Collapse of Economic & Government Morality Not that long ago government and free market proponents were at sword’s point, but no more. With little left in the private sector to rip off, the financial gangsters have turned to the public sector and put to work for them the free market economists’ advocacy of [...]