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Dr. Roberts was Assistant Secretary of the US Treasury for Economic Policy in the Reagan Administration. He was associate editor and columnist with the Wall Street Journal, columnist for Business Week and the Scripps Howard News Service. He is a contributing editor to Gerald Celente's Trends Journal. He has had numerous university appointments. His books, The Failure of Laissez Faire Capitalism and Economic Dissolution of the West is available here, and How America Was Lost, can be ordered here. His latest book, The Neoconservative ThreatTo International Order: Washington's Perilous War For
Hegemony, can be ordered here.
Russiagate Is Constructed of Pure Bull, No Facts
The ability of the military/security complex to control the explanations given to Americans, about which President Eisenhower warned Americans in 1961 to no effect, has produced an American population, a large percentage of which is brainwashed.
Saturday, July 21, 2018
The False Prosecution of Dzhokhkar Tsarnaev
The faked terrorist event required terrorists, and the Tsarnaev brothers were selected for that patsy role. The older brother was murdered by police. The younger brother, having unexpectedly survived police attempts to shoot him to death, was put on trial. His attorneys were appointed by the government, and they, rather than the prosecutor, convicted their assigned client.
Putin Confronts The American Dystopia
There was a time when the Republican Party represented the interests of business, and the Democratic Party represented the interests of the working class. That kept America in balance. Today there is no balance. Since the Clinton regime, the rich one percent has been getting vastly richer, and the 99 percent has been getting poorer. The middle class is in serious decline.
Wednesday, July 18, 2018
Crazed US Presstitutes Drive The World To Nuclear War
Humanity has on numerous occasions narrowly missed nuclear Armageddon. Each time it was averted by military officers, both American and Soviet, who understood that the relations between the US and the Soviet Union were not that strained.
Wednesday, July 18, 2018
America Overrules Trump: No Peace With Russia
The American right-wing is just as opposed as the left-wing. Only a few experts, such as Stephen Cohen and Amb. Jack Matlock, President Reagan's ambassador to the Soviet Union, have spoken out in support of Trump's attempt to reduce the dangerous tensions between the nuclear powers. Only a few pundits have explained the actual facts and the stakes.
Tuesday, July 17, 2018
Is President Trump A Traitor Because He Wants Peace With Russia?
Apparently the Russian elite, with the exception of a few,
are incapable of comprehending the neoconservative drive for US world hegemony and neoconservative determination to destroy Russia as a constraint on US unilateralism. The Russian government somehow, despite all evidence to the contrary, believes that Washington's hegemony is negotiable.
Saturday, July 14, 2018
Trump Should Fire Rosenstein Immediately
This is a clever way of setting Trump up for failure in his meeting with Putin that could possibly poison the relations between the countries ever further without the failure being blamed on Rosenstein. Thus, Rosenstein's position as Trump's political assassin would not be threatened. He would still be running Russiagate with a recused Jeff Sessions sitting there useless.
Tuesday, July 10, 2018
The View of Russia in the West
The Western presstitute media have turned Putin into a superhuman who controls election outcomes throughout the West, murders people without rhyme or reason, and has President Trump under his thumb doing Putin's bidding. Who could imagine a more extreme conspiracy theory
Saturday, July 7, 2018
North Korea Thinks Pompeo Has Reneged On The Deal
Putin has the example of Trump tearing up the nuclear agreement with Iran. Now apparently North Korea. Russia herself has a long miserable experience of stupidly trusting Washington: "NATO won't move one inch to the East." The ABM Treaty, and so on.
Wednesday, July 4, 2018
Washington Moves Against Rafael Correa
Correa was succeeded as president by Lenin Moreno, who Correa mistakenly believed to be an ally, but who has every appearance of being a Washington asset. Moreno wants to revoke the asylum granted to Assange and has prevented Assange from continuing his journalistic activity from the Ecuadorian embassy in London.
Tuesday, July 3, 2018
Tomorrow Is Matrix Reinforcement Day
The military/security complex, about which President Eisenhower warned Americans 57 years ago, adroitly uses the Fourth of July to portray America's conflicts in a positive light in order to protect its power and profit institutionalized in the US government.
Saturday, June 30, 2018
The Two Superpowers: Who Really Controls the Two Countries?
There is enormous fear that an uncontrollable President Trump at the upcoming Putin/Trump summit will make an agreement that will bring to an end the demonizing of Russia that serves to protect the enormous budget and power of the military-security complex.
Thursday, June 28, 2018
Two Views of the Putin/Trump Summit
If Putin doesn't want to be taken for a ride, he should contemplate the words of Chief Joseph of the Nez Perce summing up his negotiations with Washington: "I have heard talk and talk, but nothing is done. I am tired of talk that comes to nothing. It makes my heart sick when I remember all the good words and broken promises."
Tuesday, June 26, 2018
How Long Can The Federal Reserve Stave Off the Inevitable?
Washington is determined to retain its hegemony. It is Washington's hegemony over Japan, Europe, and the UK that protects the American Ponzi scheme. The moment one of these central banks ceases to support the dollar, the others would follow, and the Ponzi scheme would unravel. If the prices of US debt and stocks were reduced to their real values, the United States would no longer have a place in the ranks of world powers.
The Entire Western World Lives In Cognitive Dissonance
The Western mind, and the minds of the Atlanticist Integrationist Russians and pro-American Chinese youth, are so full of propagandistic nonsense that there is no connection to reality. There is the real world and there is the propagandistic made-up world that covers over the real world and serves special interests.
Wednesday, June 20, 2018
I Remember When America Was A Free Country
Any country that does not comply with Washington's edict is punished. As far as Washington is concerned, Washington rules the world and the sovereignty of other nations does not exist. We can't afford Social Security and Medicare, but we can afford the needless military/security complex's annual budget of one trillion dollars.
Wednesday, June 13, 2018
Is Europe Too Brainwashed To Normalize Relations With Russia?
Washington has handed Europe a Russian script, and Europe seems to be going by the script regardless of how Russia behaves and how Washington treats Europe. Previous hopes that European opposition to Trump's effort to destroy the Iranian nuclear agreement would result in Europe's assertion of independence are dashed by the unified hostility to Russia displayed at the recent G-7 meeting.
Monday, June 11, 2018
In The Western World Truth Is An Endangered Species: Come To Its Support
The total corruption of the print and TV media led to the rise of Internet media such as Wikileaks, led by Julian Assange, a prisoner since 2012. Assange is an Australian and Ecuadorian citizen. He is not an American citizen. Yet US politicians and media claim that he is guilty of treason because he published official documents leaked to Wikileaks.
Saturday, June 9, 2018
Ron Unz: A Defender of Truth
Wars are great producers of lies because propaganda is necessary to motivate soldiers to fight and to ensure that populations accept the associated hardships. The use of history as propaganda prevents us from learning from history. Thus, we continue to make the same mistakes.
Tuesday, June 5, 2018
The Absence of Diplomacy Is Isolating Washington
Any time a country doesn't follow Washington's orders, Washington imposes sanctions. Iran, North Korea, Russia, and Venezuela are all bearers of Washington's sanctions. Moreover, Washington forces other countries, including its European allies, to also impose sanctions or Washington will sanction them as well.
Will Putin's Policy of Concession Succeed?
The neoconservative Washington regime is confident that it has Putin locked into the backdown mode and will even be able to negotiate Russia's withdrawal from Syria. If that occurs, Washington will restart the war to overthrow the Syrian government.
Tuesday, May 29, 2018
America's Fifth Column Will Destroy Russia
Russia is doomed, because the country's economists were brainwashed during the Yeltsin years by American neoliberal economists. It was easy enough for the Americans to do. Communist economics had come to naught, the Russian economy was broken, Russians were experiencing widespread hardship, and successful America was there with a helping hand.
Thursday, May 24, 2018
Putin's Peace Efforts Are Coming To Naught
Trump is reimposing even harsher sanctions against Iran that heavily impact and harm European businesses. The rest of the signatories to the Iran agreement say that they intend to continue with the agreement, and Trump has threatened UK, France, and Germany with sanctions if they stick with the agreement that they signed.
Saturday, May 19, 2018
Democrats Confirm Torturer As Director Of CIA
Washington has a real criminal, a real person who has committed without any doubt "crimes against humanity" confirmed by the US Senate as CIA director. That tells us a lot about the hypocrisy, double standards, and utter mendacity of the government in Washington.
Is Putin's Strategy Finally Beginning To Work?
If Britain, France, and Germany continue with the business contracts that have been made with Iran, Washington will sanction its vassal states as well and prohibit activities of British, French, and German countries in the US. Clearly, Washington thinks that Europe's profits in the US exceed what can be made in Iran and will fall in line with Washington's decision, as the they have done in the past.
Saturday, May 12, 2018
Trump Is A Disaster
The "coalition of the willing" is reduced to Washington and Israel. Not even a majority of Americans support Trump pulling out of the multi-nation Iran agreement, nor do they support his appointment of a war criminal, Haspal, as director of the CIA, nor do they support Trump's permission to Israel to continue the war against Syria and to attack Iran.
Wednesday, May 9, 2018
For Economic Truth Turn To Michael Hudson
Once you learn Hudson, you will know real economics, not the junk economics marketed by Nobel prize winners in economics, university economic departments, and Wall Street economists. Neoliberal economics is a shield for financialization, resource exhaustion, external costs, and capitalist exploitation.
Tuesday, May 8, 2018
America's Word Is Worthless
By dishonoring the US government's word and pulling out of the Iran nuclear non-proliferation agreement, an agreement signed by the US, UK, France, Germany, Russia, China, and Iran, President Trump has revealed that his regime is totally in the hands of the Zionist warmongers.
Monday, May 7, 2018
Do Americans Want To Die For Israel?
Israel is the reason for Washington's hostility toward Syria and Iran. Israel has twice tried to occupy southern Lebanon, which Israel covets for its water resources, and twice Israel was driven out by the Hezbollah militia. By creating a bogeyman out of Iran, Israel can build up the American public's support for US military action against Iran.
Saturday, May 5, 2018
Russia: Washington's Next Vassal?
Kudrin sounds like a traitor who should be put on trial for treason. It seems unlikely that Putin would make Kudrin the number two man in the Russian government. Kudrin, a protector of oligarchic control of Russia by billionaires who stole their fortunes by "privatizing" public assets, is also known for his advocacy of austerity for the Russian population while creating more billionaires by privatizing state assets.
Friday, May 4, 2018
Morality, Truth, Facts Have Exited From The Dying West
The myth of "Western democracy" is based on voting, which never changes anything. Trump campaigned on ending the war in Syria and normalizing relations with Russia, but where are we today? The US is attacking Syrian Army positions and fomenting war with Russia. Yet this has not prevented Trump from being nominated for the Nobel peace prize.
Friday, May 4, 2018
Does Russia Know What's Up?
Washington interprets Russia's conciliatory behavior as weakness, and now also so does the tiny country of Israel. Believe it or not, Israel has issued an ultimatum to Russia. Israel, a country so small that it can be wiped out by conventional weapons alone has now ordered the world's primary military power to get out of the way of Israel's illegal military attacks on Syria.
Tuesday, May 1, 2018
What Can Be Done?
European governments do not realize their potential to save the world from Washington's aggression, because the western Europeans are accustomed to being Washington's vassal states since the end of World War 2, and the eastern and central Europeans have accepted Washington's vassalage since the collapse of the Soviet Union.
Monday, April 30, 2018
The Syrian Crisis Escalates
The Russians keep expressing the view that Russia and the US should join in a common effort to fight terrorism. Apparently, the Russian government does not understand that terrorism is Washington's creation. Neither in the US nor Israel is there any good will on which Russia can build an agreement to bring peace to Syria and the Middle East means the crisis will continue to build until war is upon us.
Thursday, April 26, 2018
Capitalism Works For Capitalists
What happens to Capitalism when there is nothing left to loot and nothing left to pollute? Being an exploitative system, capitalism is not sustainable. Unfortunately, greed drives the system to the limits of its logic. The system fails when the ruination it brings is complete.
Tuesday, April 24, 2018
Where Is The Shame?
The British are caught in the Skripal lie. Washington, the British, and the French are caught in the Douma chemical attack lie, and there are no consequences for those governments who orchestrated hoaxes and then used the hoaxes to justify their war crime.
Wednesday, April 18, 2018
A Conversation on Race
Western peoples are so propagandized, so brainwashed, that they have no understanding that their disunity was created in order to make them impotent in the face of a rapacious ruling class, a class whose arrogance and hubris has the world on the brink of nuclear Armageddon.
Tuesday, April 17, 2018
The Crisis Is Only In Its Beginning Stages
Until Washington is effectively resisted, Washington's European vassals, the UN Security Council and the OPCW will stand with Washington. Once Washington experiences a defeat, NATO will dissolve and with this dissolution Washington's ability to threaten other countries will lose its cover and evaporate.
Monday, April 16, 2018
Why Do They Tell US Transparent Lies?
Do chemical weapons only release their elements when they explode from intended use but not when they explode from being militarily attacked? There is no evidence in Syria of chemical residue from the chemical weapons facilities allegedly destroyed by US missiles. No dead victims. No reports of hospitals treating Syrian casualties of the American chemical attack. How can this be if such sites were actually hit?
Monday, April 16, 2018
Once Upon A Time Long Ago, Truth Was Important
If a reporter had brought us a story that was nothing but a Washington press release claiming obviously impossible happenings, we would have told him to go look again and ask the obvious questions. Today the NY Times and Washington Post put the unsubstantiated report on the front page. Today reporters no longer have to check sources, because there is no longer journalism in America.
Sunday, April 15, 2018
Are We Over the US/UK Fomented Crisis In Syria?
The interests of Russia and China are in the way of US hegemony. Therefore, these two countries are defined as "threats." Russia and China are not threats because they intend to attack the US, which neither has shown any indication of doing. They are threats because they are in opposition to US unilateralism which overrides their sovereignty.
Sunday, April 15, 2018
Is It Russian Surrender that Is on the Agenda or World War 3?
If Russia and China do not take steps to defeat the US before Washington forces nuclear war on the world, we are all doomed. The American people are denied information, are uninformed, and helpless. The same is true for Europe and Britain, Canada, Australia, Japan. Even if the peoples knew, they are impotent.
Saturday, April 14, 2018
The Trump Regime Is Insane
The entire world should understand that because of the existence of the insane Trump regime, the continued existence of life on earth is very much in question. The failure of political leadership throughout the Western world is total. Such total failure is likely to prove deadly to life on earth.
Friday, April 13, 2018
American Officials Continue to Make Laughing Stocks of Themselves
How can it be that Russian journalists are unaware that the powerful interest group whose most warmonger member, John Bolton, sits as Trump's right-hand man, has marked Russia for vassalage, conquest, or annihilation? A country this uninformed hasn't much survival potential.
Thursday, April 12, 2018
Ten Days Before The End Of The World
We are left with the dangerous situation that some elements in the US and UK governments were able to orchestrate two events -- the alleged Skripal poisoning and the alleged Assad chemical attack -- and use the events to leverage unsupported accusations against Russia and Syria as justifications for an illegal military attack on a sovereign country.
Wednesday, April 11, 2018
We are in the Last Days before all Hell breaks loose
It is difficult not be be pessimistic when we learn that the Washington Insane Asylum has sent a Carrier Strike Group accompanied by seven missile ships to join the one missile ship already offshore the Russian base in Syria. Whether any of these sitting ducks survive or are permitted to launch a single missile or the carrier to launch a single fighter is entirely up to the Russians.
Tuesday, April 10, 2018
On The Threshold of War
Tough man Trump, sitting next to the crazed warmonger Bolton, declared that the alleged chemical attack in Syria "will be met and it will be met forcefully. We can't let atrocities like we all witnessed... we can't let that happen in our world, especially because of the power of the US, we are able to stop it."
Monday, April 9, 2018
From Skripal to Chemical Attack: What Accusation Is Next?
Einstein said that the definition of insanity is to continue doing the same thing and expect different results. Isn't this what the Russian government is doing when it continues to respond to false accusations and expects facts to have any bearing on the matter?
Saturday, April 7, 2018
Russia: The Spurned Lover Who Persists
Does the Russian Foreign Ministry not understand that the always delayed, always weak, and always complaining Russian response to the latest provocation from Washington simply convinces Washington that Russia is so desperate to be accepted as part of the West that the Russian government will put up with every insult?
Friday, April 6, 2018
Despite the ongoing demonization of Russia and her president and the crazed Nikki Haley's recent statement to the UN that Russia will "never be America's friend" and that America will "slap them when we need to," extraordinary delusion still shows itself in Russian media organizations.
Thursday, April 5, 2018
Lies Are Washington's Chosen Path To Dominance
Washington is a hostile and determined enemy of Russia. The inability of Russia to accept this conclusion is a direct threat to the existence of Russia. If President Putin makes the mistake of trusting Washington yet another time, he will destroy Russia and the world with it.
Sunday, April 1, 2018
How Our Country Was Stolen
The United States was founded as a Christian nation. It did not mean that a citizen had to be a Christian or be punished or sent off in exile if they were not. It meant simply that you had to consider others and to be able to look yourself in the mirror in the morning.
Tuesday, March 27, 2018
On the Verge of Nuclear War
If the Russians do not now realize that the only terms on which they are acceptable to the West is as a vassal state, they are beyond all hope and will be destroyed. If the Russian Atlanticist Integrationists continue to paralyze the Russian government, Russia is finished. There is no greater threat to Russia than its own Atlanticist Integrationists.
Monday, March 26, 2018
Integrity Has Vanished From The West
There is nothing but lies and indifference to the deaths of others. The only outrage is orchestrated and directed against a target: the Taliban, Saddam Hussein, Gaddafi, Iran, Assad, Russia and Putin, and against reformist leaders in Latin America. The targets for Western outrage are always those who act independently of Washington or who are no longer useful to Washington's purposes.
Sunday, March 25, 2018
Washington Has Declared Hegemony or War
The Russian government's efforts to deal with the West on the basis of evidence and law are futile. There is only one Western foreign policy and it is Washington's. Washington's "diplomacy" consists only of lies and force. It was a reasonable decision for Russia to attempt diplomatic engagement with the West on the basis of facts, evidence, and law, but it has been to no avail.
Friday, March 23, 2018
Trump: Conflict Between His Words And Deeds
Bolton is the third national security adviser in 14 months. To Bolton, getting along with Russia requires Russia to be a US puppet state such as the UK, France, Germany, Canada, Australia, Japan, and all the rest. In other words, accept Washington's hegemony or we will bomb you into the stone age.