Transcript of Paul Craig Roberts Podcast of radio show aired on April 14, 2010
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Paul Craig Roberts on collapse of American Justice and Rights, 911, Rescue by Collapse of the Dollar or Revolution
Welcome to the Rob Kall "Bottom Up" Radio Show, WNJC 1360 AM, sponsored by
Tonight my guest is Paul Craig Roberts.
Paul has quite a history. He's had careers in scholarship and academia (Stanford and Georgetown universities), public service, and journalism. He served in the Congressional Staff and as an Assistant Secretary of the Treasury. He has been a columnist for The Washington Times, The Wall Street Journal, Business Week, the Scripp Howard News Service, and Creators Syndicate ". It's a pretty illustrious list of things that Paul has done over the years, and Paul has been a writer, a contributor for Op-Ed News for a couple of years, too. And he wrote a piece on March 24th entitled "Good-bye. Truth Has Fallen and Taken Liberty With It."
At the end of the article he says, "As the pen is censored and its might extinguished, I am signing off." Now ". welcome to the show, Paul!
Paul Craig Roberts:
Thank you, Rob.
That was a disappointing ending, considering that your voice is an important one, and yet the article clearly expresses your frustration. Do you want to talk a little bit about what went into that article?
Paul Craig Roberts:
Well, yes. Lots of things just sort of came together. One, I'm getting on in years and getting tired. Another is I just sort of came to the general conclusion that it was futile and I can go into that, in a bit - and also, I was repeating myself.
You know, for years I have been making the point that off-shoring destroys the United States' economy and the career prospects for tens of millions of Americans, and the career prospects of future generations. And all the economic prospects of these tens of millions of Americans are ruined just in order to benefit a very tiny handful of super-rich people. I've made that point over and over, relating it to every kind of economic news report, and so on and so on, and yet it goes nowhere. And even sites that like my columns, like various libertarian sites (such as)