From Nuisance to Threat: The High Cost of Truth — Paul Craig Roberts

From Nuisance to Threat: The High Cost of Truth Paul Craig Roberts When one gives so much scarce time and energy from one’s life to a large and unknown public, one needs to know that it is sufficiently appreciated to be a worthwhile use of one’s time and energy. This is especially the case when […]

Central Banks v. The People

Central Banks Have Become A Corrupting Force Paul Craig Roberts and Dave Kranzler source: Paul Craig Roberts, Institute for Political Economy Are we witnessing the corruption of central banks? Are we observing the money-creating powers of central banks being used to drive up prices in the stock market for the benefit of the mega-rich? These questions […]

When Conservatives Grieve The Passing Of Socialism

One would hope that left of center liberals’ ears would perk up when the “father” of Reaganomics is reduced to pearl-clutching over the rout of Syriza by Europe’s agents of the neoliberal New World Order. In the case of PCR it is not that he has become a socialist, rather, that without socialism to counter the global aristocracy, conservatives’ […]

What Use The Ultimate Power of Destruction If We Can’t Unleash It — Or, Can “We?”

If I were superstitious the fact that this address was offered up at Delphi, Greece… ___ To understand Washington, go online and read the neoconservative documents and position papers. You will see an agenda unconstrained by law, by morality, by compassion, by common sense. You will see an agenda of evil. Paul Craig Roberts’ Address […]

Obamacare “Only Works for Employers and Insurance Companies”

When the “father” of Reaganomics, Paul Craig Roberts, is using Pete Seeger’s hammer and bells for more “socialism” my ears perk up. ObamaCare is Another Private Sector Rip-Off by: Paul Craig Roberts CounterPunch (excerpts) When Republicans for ideological reasons blocked a single-payer health system like the rest of the developed world has and, indeed, even some developing […]

Can Americans Escape the Deception?

  Can Americans Escape the Deception? By Paul Craig Roberts, 07/04/12 Source: (Hat tip to RobertAlexanderDumas)   Hot Air Day is upon us. On July 4 hot air will spew forth all over the country as dignitaries deliver homilies to our “freedom and democracy” and praise “our brave troops” who are protecting our freedom by “killing […]

Reagan Was Another Corrupt Keynesian

That’s what the latest from Krugman should be titled, instead of:  Reagan Was a Keynesian. The following graph, when viewed in the context of debt-money, usurious interest rates, subsidies to banksters and corporatists, should tell us all we need to know about who, and what kind of economics the liberal (Neo) Keynesians favor with their […]

Paul Craig Roberts: Happy Corporation Day!

  Faked Stats, No Jobs   Happy Corporation Day! by PAUL CRAIG ROBERTS. SEPTEMBER 5, 2011 It is Labor Day, 2011, but labor has nothing to celebrate.  The jobs that once gave American workers a stake in capitalism have left and gone away.  Corporations in pursuit of near-term profits have moved labor’s jobs to China, India, […]

More War!—Economic Armageddon

  The Road to Armageddon   By PAUL CRAIG ROBERTS   As the second decade of the 21st century began, the US economy had not recovered from the Great Recession that began in December 2007.   The economy's failure to recover was despite the largest fiscal and monetary stimulus in the country's history. There was […]

Political-Economic Reality vs. The 24/7 ‘Reality Show’

There is no one single argument that stands a chance of serving as a Eureka moment for the progressive Left who are informed by its gatekeepers of the status quo, and whose only one-trick-rainbow-painted-ass is drinking from the trough of the Republican Party’s limitless reservoir of evil. ‘It’s only wrong when they do’ it is […]

The West: First Birthing Then Battling Straw-men

  The West is Trapped in its Own Propaganda By PAUL CRAIG ROBERTS   Hillary Clinton Needs a Mirror   […] What has happened to the West is that it can see itself and others only through the eyes of its own propaganda. There was a great deal of talk about China’s lack of democracy. […]

Left/Right Independents v. The Status Quo’s War Machine

A few weeks ago I urged some Party divorced lefties to consider opening a dialog with (independent) conservatives. The impetus and argument for that suggestion was premised on the notion that both wings of our duopolistic electoral system have, over the past century, been engaged in ever more successful brainwashing and political conditioning of their […]