Entire Western World Lives In Cognitive
21, 2018 "Information
- In this column I am going to use
three of the current top news stories to
illustrate the disconnect that is everywhere in
the Western mind.
begin with the family separation issue. The
separation of children from
immigrant/refugee/asylum parents has caused such
public outcry that President Trump has backed
off his policy and signed an executive order
terminating family separation.
horror of children locked up in warehouses
operated by private businesses making a profit
off of US taxpayers, while parents are
prosecuted for illegal entry, woke even self-safisfied
“exceptional and indispensable” Americans out of
their stupor. It is a mystery that the Trump
regime chose to discredit its border enforcement
policy by separating families. Perhaps the
policy was intended to deter illegal immigration
by sending the message that if you come to
America your children will be taken from you.
question is: How is it that Americans can see
and reject the inhumane border control policy
and not see the inhumanity of family destruction
that has been the over-riding result of
Washington’s destruction in whole or part of
seven or eight countries in the 21st century?
Millions of people have been separated from
families by death inflicted by Washington, and
for almost two decades protests have been almost
nonexistent. No public outcry stopped George W.
Bush, Obama, and Trump from clear and
indisputable illegal acts defined in
international law established by the US itself
as war crimes against the inhabitants of
Afghanistan, Iraq, Libya, Pakistan, Syria,
Yemen, and Somalia. We can add to this an eighth
example: The military attacks by the US armed
and supported neo-Nazi puppet state of Ukraine
against the breakaway Russian provinces.
massive deaths, destruction of towns, cities,
infrastructure, the maiming, physical and
mental, the dislocation that has sent millions
of refugees fleeing Washington’s wars to overrun
Europe, where governments consist of a
collection of idiot stooges who supported
Washington’s massive war crimes in the Middle
East and North Africa, produced no outcry
comparable to Trump’s immigration policy.
it be that Americans can see inhumanity in the
separation of families in immigration
enforcement but not in the massive war crimes
committed against peoples in eight countries?
Are we experiencing a mass psychosis form of
move to the second example: Washington’s
withdrawal from the United Nations Human Rights
November 2, 1917, two decades prior to the
holocaust attributed to National Socialist
Germany, British Foreign Secretary Arthur James
Balfour wrote to Lord Rothschild that Great
Britain supported Palestine becoming a Jewish
homeland. In other words, the corrupt Balfour
dismissed the rights and lives of the millons of
Palestinians who had occupied Palestine for two
millennia or more. What were these people
compared to Rothschild’s money? They were
nothing to the British Foreign Secretary.
Balfour’s attitude toward the rightful
inhabitants of Palestine is the same as the
British attitude toward the peoples in every
colony or territority over which British power
prevailed. Washington learned this habit and has
consistently repeated it.
the other day Trump’s UN ambassador Nikki Haley,
the crazed and insane lapdog of Israel,
announced that Washington had withdrawn from the
UN Human Rights Council, because it is “a
cesspool of political bias” against Israel.
did the UN Human Rights Council do to warrent
this rebuke from Israel’s agent, Nikki Haley?
The Human Rights Council denounced Israel’s
policy of murdering Palestinians—medics, young
children, mothers, old women and old men,
critize Israel, no matter how great and obvious
is Israel’s crime, means that you are an
anti-semite and a “holocaust denier.” For Nikki
Haley and Israel, this places the UN Human
Rights Council in the Hitler-worshipping Nazi
absurdity of this is obvious, but few, if any,
can detect it. Yes, the rest of the world, with
the exception of Israel, has denounced
Washington’s decision, not only Washington’s
foes and the Palestinians, but also Washington’s
puppets and vassals as well.
the disconnect, it is necessary to pay attention
to the wording of the denunciations of
spokesperson for the European Union said that
Washington’s withdrawal from the UN Human Rights
Council “risks undermining the role of the US as
a champion and supporter of democracy on the
world stage.” Can anyone image a more idiotic
statement? Washington is known as a supporter of
dictatorships that adhere to Washington’s will.
Washington is known as a destroyer of every
Latin American democracy that elected a
president who represented the people of the
country and not the New York banks, US
commerical interests, and US foreign policy.
one place where Washington has been a supporter
of democracy. Just to speak of the most recent
years, the Obama regime overthrew the
democratically elected government of Honduras
and imposed its puppet. The Obama regime
overthrew the democratically elected government
in Ukraine and imposed a neo-Nazi regime.
Washington overthrew the governments in
Argentina and Brazil, is trying to overthrow the
government in Venezuela, and has Bolivia in its
crosshairs along with Russia and Iran.
Wallstrom, Sweden’s Foreign Minister, said: “It
saddens me that the US has decided to withdraw
from the UN Human Rights Council. It comes at a
time when the world needs more human rights and
a stronger UN – not the opposite.” Why in the
world does Wallstrom think that the presence of
Washington, a known destroyer of human
rights—just ask the millions of refugees from
Washington’s war crimes overrunning Europe and
Sweden—on the Human Rights Council would
strengthen rather than undermine the Council?
Wallstrom’s disconnect is awesome. It is so
extreme as to be unbelievable.
Australia’s Foreign Minister, Julie Bishop,
spoke for the most fawning of all of
Washington’s vassals when she said that she was
concerned by the UN Human Rights Council’s
“anti-Israel bias.” Here you have a person so
utterly brainwashed that she is unable to
connect to anything real.
third example is the “trade war” Trump has
launched against China. The Trump regime’s claim
is that due to unfair practices China has a
trade surplus with the US of nearly $400
billion. This vast sum is supposed to be due to
“unfair practices” on China’s part. In actual
fact, the trade deficit with China is due to
Apple, Nike, Levi, and to the large number of US
corporations who produce offshore in China the
products that they sell to Americans. When the
offshored production of US corporations enter
the US, they are counted as imports.
been pointing this out for many years going back
to my testimony before the US Congress China
Commission. I have written numerous articles
published almost everywhere. They are summarized
in my 2013 book,
Failure of Laissez Faire Capitalism.
presstitute financial media, the corporate
lobbyists, which includes many “name” academic
economists, and the hapless American politicians
whose intellect is almost non-existent are
unable to recognize that the massive US trade
deficit is the result of jobs offshoring. This
is the level of utter stupidity that rules
The Failure of Laissez Faire Capitalism, I
exposed the extraordinary error made by Matthew
J. Slaughter, a member of President George W.
Bush’s Council of Economic Advisers, who
incompetently claimed that for every US job
offshored two US jobs were created. I also
exposed as a hoax a “study” by Harvard
University professor Michael Porter for the
so-called Council on Competitiveness, a lobby
group for offshoring, that made the
extraordinary claim that the US work force was
benefitting from the offshoring of their high
productivity, high value-added jobs.
idiot American economists, the idiot American
financial media, and the idiot American
policymakers still have not comprehended that
jobs offshoring destroyed America’s economic
prospects and pushed China to the forefront 45
years ahead of Washington’s expectations.
this up, 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.
is the real world and there is the
propagandistic made-up world that covers over
the real world and serves special interests. My
task is to get people out of the made-up world
and into the real world. Support my efforts.
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 Failure of Laissez Faire
Capitalism and Economic Dissolution of the West,
How America Was Lost,
The Neoconservative Threat to
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