Paul Craig Roberts is an economist and journalist. He was Assistant Secretary of Treasury during the Reagan Administration. Forbes has ranked him as one of the top 7 journalists in the US.
He is one of the most outspoken people in America today and he has been a critic of both Republicans and Democrats for their abuse of power.
You will find his articles very enlightening. Here’s his latest:
Here he writes about how the the Senate bill to allow homeowners to renegotiate mortgages with the banks was defeated by the banksters who pay the politicians millions and help them get elected. What a scam!
What a shame this is for our nation. Trillions of our taxes went to bailout the banks for their mistakes, then trillions more for war against nations that pose no threat to us – but when some politicians tried to help homeowners stay in their homes – not one penny will be spent to help them. Let them lose their homes. This should really outrage every “Patriotic American”. If it doesn’t shame on you.
How is it possible that “the world’s only superpower” is threatened by the likes of Iraq and Afghanistan? How can the US be a superpower if it is threatened by countries that have no military capability other than a guerilla capability to resist invaders?
These “wars” are a hoax designed to enrich the US armaments industry and to infuse the “security forces” with police powers over American citizenry.
Not a dime to prevent millions of Americans from losing their homes, but hundreds of billions of dollars to murder Muslim women and children and to create millions of refugees, many of whom will either sign up with insurgents or end up as the next wave of immigrants into America.
This is the way the American government works. And it thinks it is a “city on the hill, a light unto the world.”
Americans elected Obama because he said he would end the gratuitous criminal wars of the Bush brownshirts, wars that have destroyed America’s reputation and financial solvency and serve no public interest. But once in office Obama found that he was ruled by the military/security complex.
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