Bring Back Jimmy Carter!
By Paul Craig Roberts
October 27, 2015 "Information
Clearing House" - Caught with its pants
down in Syria, the US government is making a fool of itself. By
attempting to mischaracterize Russia’s actions against ISIS in
Syria, Washington has admitted that the terrorists from outside
Syria, who are attempting to overthrow the elected government of
Syria, are “our guys.”
In an interview with Fox “News,” a senior US
government official said: “Putin is deliberately targeting our
forces. Our guys are fighting for their lives.”
Professor Michel Chossudovsky reports that “our
guys” includes Western military advisers, intelligence agents and
mercenaries recruited from private security companies.
The defense official told Fox “News” that the
Russians are “completely disingenuous about their desire to fight
ISIS.” According to the Obama regime, all of the hundreds of Russian
air and missile attacks against ISIS are directed at US trained
moderate terrorists — all five of them — and their hundreds of
Evidently, the senior defense official forgot that
General Lloyd Austin, who heads US Central Command, recently told
the Senate Armed Services Committee that only 4 or 5 of the
US-trained “moderate terrorists” remain on the battle field. Obama
has cancelled the failed $500 million waste of US taxpayers money to
train “moderate terrorists” to overthrow the Syrian government. The
trainees took the money and ran.
It is difficult to believe that even the
incompetents who work for Fox “News” could really think that the
Russians made hundreds of air strikes, supplemented with cruise
missile strikes, against 4 or 5 moderate terrorists and their
Western advisors. But the stupidity and ignorance of Fox “News”
knows no limits. (The most discouraging aspect of my existance is
the knowledge that millions of dumbshit Americans sit before Fox
“News” for their daily brainwashing.)
But that is the story that senior US government
officials are leaking to a gullible, or paid for, Fox “News.”
The truth of the matter—which will never emerge
from Fox “News”— is that Washington is using ISIS in an illegal
attempt to overthrow an elected government that will not submit to
being a Washington puppet.
In clear words, Washington in total violation of
law is behaving as a war criminal and is attempting to overthrow an
elected government in order to replace it with a vassal answering to
President Putin has said that Russia will not
stand for any more war crimes from Washington in areas of the world
that affect Russian national interests. Russia has been asked for
assistance by the legitimate government of Syria against ISIS, and
the Russian air strikes are exterminating ISIS. This has the
Washington war criminals upset. The senior US defense official told
Fox “News” that the only role for Russia in Syria is to assist the
US in overthrowing Assad. I guess the Washington official didn’t
hear what Putin had to say.
The question that desperately needs to be asked
will never be asked by the US print and TV media or by NPR. That
question is: What is the point of the incessant US government lies
about Russia, its actions, and its intentions? Are the warmongers in
Washington trying to start World War Three?
Obviously the presidential candidates—both Hillary
and all of the Republican dimwits—are determined to start World War
Three. Watch the Americans vote for World War Three in the next
The United States government no longer has any
credibility outside its borders and very little within, as evidenced
by recent polls that show that 62 percent of American voters are
wishing for a third party in the hopes that it might represent the
people instead of a half dozen vested interests that, thanks to the
Republican Supreme Court, have purchased the US government, lock,
stock and barrel.
The reason so many voters admire Bernie Sanders
and Donald Trump, even though both have no idea what really needs to
be done, is that these two are the only candidates who are raising a
fuss about a politial system that serves only a few. Talk about
dictators and disenfranchisement, the American voters are the most
disenfranchised in human history. Allegedly the US is a democracy,
but there is no sign of democracy in the behavior of the government.
Sound and careful studies show that the US voter has no input
whatsoever into the behavior and decisions of the US government. The
US government is as far removed from the people, if not more so,
than any dictatorship. We desperately need to be liberated outselves!
As former President Jimmy Carter recently said,
America is no longer a democracy. America is an oligarchy.
Like so many things Carter was right about, but
never given credit for by the corrupt American Establishment, Carter
is again correct.
I say bring back Jimmy Carter. The man is moral
and intelligent. He is a million times better than any presidential
candidate in the running. At 90 years of age in a losing war with
cancer, Jimmy Carter is our best bet.
Dr. Paul Craig Roberts was
Assistant Secretary of the Treasury for Economic Policy and
associate editor of the Wall Street Journal. He was columnist for
Business Week, Scripps Howard News Service, and Creators Syndicate.
He has had many university appointments. His internet columns have
attracted a worldwide following. Roberts' latest books are
The Neoconservative Threat To International Order:
Washington’s Perilous War For Hegemony,
The Failure of Laissez
Faire Capitalism and Economic Dissolution of the West
How America Was Lost.