Paul Craig Roberts: What If?

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“What If?” histories are a good read. They are entertaining, and they provoke thought and encourage the imagination. How different the world would be if different judgments, decisions, and circumstances had prevailed at history’s turning points. Certainly English history would have been different if King Harold’s soldiers had obeyed his order not to pursue the defeated fleeing … [Read more...]

Paul Craig Roberts: The Institutionalization of Tyranny

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Republicans and conservative Americans are still fighting Big Government in its welfare state form. Apparently, they have never heard of the militarized police state form of Big Government, or, if they have, they are comfortable with it and have no objection. Republicans, including those in the House and Senate, are content for big government to initiate wars without a … [Read more...]

Paul Craig Roberts: Puppet State America

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The United States government and its subject peoples think of the US as “the world’s only superpower.”  But how is a country a superpower when its entire government and a majority of the subjects, especially those members of evangelical churches, grovel at the feet of the Israeli Prime Minister? How is a country a superpower when it lacks the power to determine its own foreign … [Read more...]

In the US today, the power of money rules. Nothing else is in the equation

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Police State USA: In America there will Never be a Real Debate God help them if Obama and Romney ever had to participate in a real debate about a real issue at the Oxford Union. They would be massacred. The "debates" revealed that not only the candidates but also the entire country is completely tuned out to every real problem and dangerous development. For example, you … [Read more...]

Don’t Vote For Evil

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A Case for Abstention in the US Presidential Election Back during the George W. Bush neocon regime, President Hugo Chavez of Venezuela in his UN speech summed up George W. Bush for the world. I am quoting Chavez from memory, not verbatim. "Yesterday standing at this same podium was Satan himself, speaking as if he owned the world. You can still smell the sulfur." Chavez … [Read more...]