Paul Craig Roberts: "It Has Become Embarrassing To Be An American"

Tyler Durden's picture

Authored by Paul Craig Roberts,

It has become embarrassing to be an American. Our country has had four war criminal presidents in succession. Clinton twice launched military attacks on Serbia, ordering NATO to bomb the former Yugoslavia twice, both in 1995 and in 1999, so that gives Bill two war crimes. George W. Bush invaded Afghanistan and Iraq and attacked provinces of Pakistan and Yemen from the air. That comes to four war crimes for Bush. Obama used NATO to destroy Libya and sent mercenaries to destroy Syria, thereby commiting two war crimes. Trump attacked Syria with US forces, thereby becoming a war criminal early in his regime.

To the extent that the UN participated in these war crimes along with Washington’s European, Canadian and Australian vassals, all are guilty of war crimes. Perhaps the UN itself should be arraigned before the War Crimes Tribunal along with the EU, US, Australia and Canada.

Quite a record. Western Civilization, if civilization it is, is the greatest committer of war crimes in human history.

And there are other crimes—Somalia, and Obama’s coups against Honduras and Ukraine and Washington’s ongoing attempts to overthrow the governments of Venezuela, Ecuador, and Bolivia. Washington wants to overthrow Ecuador in order to grab and torture Julian Assange, the world’s leading democrat.

These war crimes committed by four US presidents caused millions of civilian deaths and injuries and dispossessed and dislocated millions of peoples, who have now arrived as refugees in Europe, UK, US, Canada, and Australia, bringing their problems with them, some of which become problerms for Europeans, such as gang rapes.

What is the reason for all the death and destruction and the flooding of the West with refugees from the West’s naked violence? We don’t know. We are told lies: Saddam Hussein’s “weapons of mass destruction,” which the US government knew for an absolute fact did not exist. “Assad’s use of chemical weapons,” an obvious, blatant lie. “Iranian nukes,” another blatant lie. The lies about Gaddafi in Libya are so absurd that it is pointless to repeat them.

What were the lies used to justify bombing tribesmen in Pakistan, to bomb a new government in Yemen? No American knows or cares. Why the US violence against Somalia? Again, no Americans knows or cares. Or the morons saw a movie.

Violence for its own sake. That is what America has become.

Indeed, violence is what America is. There is nothing else there. Violence is the heart of America.

Consider not only the bombings and destruction of countries, but also the endless gratuitous, outrageous police violence against US citizens. If anyone should be disarmed, it is the US police. The police commit more “gun violence” than anyone else, and unlike drug gangs fighting one another for territory, police violence has no other reason than the love of committing violence against other humans. The American police even shoot down 12-year old American kids prior to asking any question, especially if they are black.

Violence is America. America is violence. The moronic liberals blame it on gun owners, but it is always the government that is the source of violence. That is the reason our Founding Fathers gave us the Second Amendment. It is not gun owners who have destroyed in whole or part eight countries. It is the armed-at-taxpayer-expense US government that commits the violence.

America’s lust for violence is now bringing the Washington morons up against people who can commit violence back: the Russians and Chinese, Iran and North Korea.

Beginning with the Clinton moron every US government has broken or withdrawn from agreements with Russia, agreements that were made in order to reduce tensions and the risk of thermo-nuclear war. Washington initially covered its aggressive steps toward Russia with lies, such as ABM missile sites on Russia’s border are there to protect Europe from (non-existent) Iranian nuclear ICBMs.

The Obama regime still told lies but escalated to false charges against Russia and Russia’s president in order to build tensions between nuclear powers, the antithesis of Ronald Reagan’s policy. Yet moronic liberals love Obama and hate Reagan.

Did you know that Russia is so powerful and the NSA and CIA so weak and helpless that Russia can determine the outcome of US elections? You must know this, because this is all you have heard from the utterly corrupt Democratic Party, the CIA, the FBI, the Amerian whore media, and the morons who listen to CNN, MSNBC, NPR or read the New York Times and Washington Post.

Surely you have heard at least one thousand times that Russia invaded Ukraine; yet Washington’s puppet still sits in Kiev. One doesn’t have to have an IQ above 90 to understand that if Russia invaded Ukraine, Ukraine would not still be there.

Did you know that the president of Russia, which world polls show is the most respected leader in the world, is, according to Hillary Clinton “the new Hitler”?

Did you know that the most respected leader in the world, Vladimir Putin, is a Mafia don, a thug, a tarantula at the center of a spy web, according to members of the US government who are so stupid that they cannot even spell their own names?

Did you know that Putin, who has refrained from responding aggressively to US provocations, not out of fear, but out of respect for human life, is said to be hellbent on reconstructing the Soviet Empire? Yet, when Putin sent a Russian force against the US and Israeli trained and supplied Georgian army that Washington sent to attack South Ossetia, the Russian Army conquered Georgia in five hours; yet withdrew after teaching the morons the lesson. If Putin wanted to reconstruct the Russian Empire, why didn’t he keep Georgia, a Russian province for 300 years prior to Washington’s breakup of the Russian Empire when the Soviet Union collapsed? Washington was powerless to do anything had Putin declared Georgia to be again part of Russia.

And now we have the embarrassment of Trump’s CIA director, Mike Pompeo, possibly the most stupid person in America. Here we have a moron of the lowest grade. I am not sure there is any IQ there at all. Possibly it reads zero.

This moron, if he qualifies to that level, which I doubt, has accused Julian Assange, the world’s Premier Journalist, the person who more than anyone represents the First Amendment of the US Constitution, of being a demon who sides with dictators and endangers the security of American hegemony with the help of Russia. All because Wilileaks publishes material from official sources revealing the criminal behavior of the US government. Wikileaks doesn’t steal the documents. The documents are leaked to Wikileaks by whistleblowers who cannot tolerate the immorality and lies of the US government.

Anyone who tells the truth is by definition against the United States of America. And the moron Pompeo intends to get them.

When I first read Pompeo’s accusation against Assange, I thought it had to be a joke. The CIA director wants to revoke the First Amendment. But the moron Pompeo actually said it.

What are we to do, what is the world to do, when we have utter morons as Director of the Central Intelligence Agency, as President of the US, as National Security Adviser, as Secretary of Defense, as Secretary of State, as US Ambassador to the UN, as editors of the New York Times, Washington Post, CNN, NPR, MSNBC? How can there be any intelligence when only morons are in charge?

Stupid is as stupid does. The Chinese government has said that the moronic Americans could attack North Korea at any moment. A large US fleet is heading to North Korea. North Korea apparently now has nuclear weapons. One North Korean nuclear weapon can wipe out the entirety of the US fleet. Why is Washington inviting this outcome? The only possible answer is moronic stupidity.

North Korea is not bothering anyone. Why is Washington picking on North Korea? Does Washington want war with China? In which case, is Washinton kissing off the West Coast of the US? Why does the West Coast support policies that imply the demise of the West Coast of the US? Do the morons on the West Coast think that the US can initiate war with China, or North Korea, without any consequesnces to the West Coast? Are even Amerians this utterly stupid?

China or Russia individually can wipe out the US. Together they can make North America uninhabitalbe until the end of time. Why are the Washington morons provoking powerful nuclear powers? Do the Washington morons think Russia and China will submit to threats?

The answer is: Washington is a collection of morons, people stupid below the meaning of stupid. People so far outside of reality that they imagine that their hubris and arrogance elevates them above reality.

When the first Satan 2 hits Washington, the greatest collection of morons in the world will cease to exist.

The world will breathe a huge sigh of relief.

Bring it on! Come on morons, eliminate yourselves! The rest of us cannot wait.

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Is-Be's picture

Spare the schizophrenics. They are a laugh a minute.

aloha_snakbar's picture

Ever since 9/11, when people ask, I tell them I am Canadian. Still embarrassing, but slightly less so...

Bárðarbunga's picture

The first satan 2? What the fuck is this guy talking about? Is this a Biblical reference for our Easter enjoyment?

I can only surmise that satan 1 was Hitler in this guy's diatribe. So who is he pegging as the next satan?

Or is satan 2 some kind of nuclear device? Man, I'm just not on track with guy's problems.

Renov8's picture

Satan 2 is a ICBM...nuclear missile

flaminratzazz's picture

yes ..a very nasty mirv..

Nona Yobiznes's picture

The thing is formidable. Apparently, it travels at something like Mach 20, and can reach the US in 15 minutes going over the North Pole from Russia. It is practically impossible to strike down. It is also a MIRV, which means it can strike multiple targets at once. 

Hence why PCR is so upset over the idiocy of those in our government who are baiting Russia into conflict.

flaminratzazz's picture

15 minutes is a long flight time. the ones on the subs off our coasts are the dangerous ones. somewhere in the 90 seconds flight time.

Lordflin's picture

Satan 2 is a Russian missile...

HardAssets's picture

Thus PCR's comments regarding ignorant people

Shift For Brains's picture

Thanks for that. I was going to say that when someone thinks a Satan 2 is a new Hitler, we may now be past the moronic event horizon. Sort of like a meta-moron mode.

European American's picture

I'd love to see some of the millennial ZH'er's travel out of the country to some of the 150 plus countries where our military (invasive species) bases are to get a direct, up close and personal experience (with the locals) of what Roberts is alluding to. That would shut them up, fast.

Supafly's picture

Millenials don't come to this site.

RightLineBacker's picture

Would have to tweet it or post it to Facebook to reach Millennials.

Note spelling of Millennials.

Gardentoolnumber5's picture

Pharisee, no living with 'em.

Ms No's picture

I don't know about that part where Assange is said to be "the worlds leading Democrat".  That word doesn't even mean anything anymore, if it ever did.

HardAssets's picture

He means it in the Jeffersonian sense. And actually Jefferson's party was known nationally as 'Republicans'. The current party that goes by that name stole it in order to present a Jeffersonian image. They were actually the opposite of this and pushed for a large & powerful central government.

Yeah, 'schools' lied to you about our history all your life.

rejected's picture

More US troops to Somalia... Yes it's embarrassing to be an American.

order66's picture

It has become embarrassing to be Paul Craig Roberts.

Shift For Brains's picture

Gee, I don't know. It looks like you were trying to think of something really clever, gave up and decided to use this line instead. A textbook case of epic fail.

RightLineBacker's picture

And once again an Absolute Universal Truth is verified:

The real moron is the one that calls everyone around him morons.

Shift For Brains's picture

Take it a step further, Big Guy. The REAL moron is the one who calls everyone, who calls everyone around him morons, a moron.

That would be you, just to cut to the chase.

HRH Feant's picture
HRH Feant (not verified) bigkahuna Apr 16, 2017 9:58 PM

Yep. Also known as Mordor on the Potomac.

nunyabidnez's picture

This article says it just as it is. Kudos PCR, at least you have the balls to say it!

HRH Feant's picture
HRH Feant (not verified) Apr 16, 2017 9:56 PM

PCR: my hero. One of the last bastions of sanity left in the USSA.

This is what the left means when they talk about speaking truth to power. PCR is such a class act. They don't even realize he is insulting them.

Able Ape's picture

I totally agree with PCR - when our "leaders" act like a bunch of apes on angel dust and bath salts - they're going to get severely slapped and smacked as there is NO rational way to interact with them...The levels of stupidity emanating from DC are OFF the charts...

flaminratzazz's picture

o cmon.. like bill and hillary wasnt a fvkin disaster? shit, give me a break.

our  president got caught getting blowjobs in the whitehouse and then lied about it..

now that was embarrassing.

and the worse part was the kike bitch was fvkin ugly!


assistedliving's picture

i might hv said it differently but PCR is right; we are violent and by extension a violent country

not just physical violence; we lead in every category i can think:

financial crime

State confiscation of private property

search/spying without a Warrant

police crime on the lower class

justice for hire

false flags

extrajudicial murder of civilians

war by proxy

drug crimes and i esp. include Pharma

and on it goes


bpj's picture

Mexico had 28,500 murders and only 500 convictions. I'll take America.

Yen Cross's picture

 Being AmeriKan?

Fourth Horseman's picture

The sooner wash dc and kikeistan are turned into glass factories, the better.

Old Hippie Patriot's picture

America, once free and independent, was recaptured by the forces of the City of London when the Federal Reserve Act was foisted on the people. The FED is 2/3rds owned by foreign interests, by law. These interests have made certain, with a few exceptions, that the people in high public office are either for sale to the highest bidder, or kleptocrats, or have character flaws that allows them to be blackmailed. And then there's the illegal drug racket and government officials who are pedophile devil worshipers, under the total control of those foreign entities who have been systematically destroying the Republic for over a hundred years. Hostile foreign control makes them look like morons, although with the sabotaged educational system, ignorant stupidity is the new normal.

flaminratzazz's picture

and right thar ^^ ladies and gents is all you need to know about why everything is so fvked up.

well done OHP

konadog's picture

Yea, wondering how the deep state finally co-opted Trump. He barely lasted two months. Trump doesn't need or particularly want more money and it seems like if there was blackmail material, it would have come out during the election. The deep state could have just installed their daemon queen Hyena Rodent in the first place. Head scratching on this one. Makes you wonder if they drug the White House food. Chip Tatum claimed the CIA had drugs that would make it possible. Not sure I believe him, but not sure that I don't either. 

Is-Be's picture

A gun to his son's head.


keep the bastards honest's picture

could be factions in the deep state. And then blackmail, clintons and trump all went on the epstein flights to his island if that was a weak point.

RightLineBacker's picture

A quick scan of this short rant revealed that this guy called other people "morons" twenty times.

I'm pretty sure that this is a very strong indication of severe insanity.

ALEINSTEIN's picture

I am sure if "this guy" knew you personally, you would have made the list of morons too.

1manrme's picture

The naval fleet is cannon fodder. The real weapons that were built under black projects will be released once the fighting starts.

Old Hippie Patriot's picture

The small number of Kim's missiles insures that none of them will ever reach their targets. His submarines are diesel powered, easily detected and destroyed clandestinely.

Miss Informed's picture

You tell em, Goliath, you're invincible. You may be stupid but you can't lose.

1manrme's picture

When the fighting starts.. I implied with Russia / China. Sorry should have been more clear.

Is-Be's picture

Yes. They went into the second world war with bi-planes and came out with jets.

Here is my list of possible advanced weaponry.

  • AI. The Ape needs all the help he can get in the noodle department.
  • Race specific virus
  • Condensed Matter Nuclear reactions
  • Judy Woods' dustification tech
  • Buckets of cold water on pet physics theories. Again AI to help.
  • Electronic tags., implants.
  • Surprise! We was lying about Albert's speed of light thingo.
  • The colonization of the le Grange points.
  • AI. Did I mention Artificial Intelligence?