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In the United States the feel good explanation is that the war was about making freedom and democracy safe. In actual fact there were many agendas at play, and they had next to nothing to do with freedom and democracy.

World War II Has many origins. For Germany the war originated in the Versailles Treaty that stripped Germany of territory and imposed reparations for World War I in violation of President Wilson’s Fourteen Points. Hitler wanted German territory returned from France, Czechoslovakia, Denmark, and Poland, and to unify the German people.

For Japan it was desire for colonies or empire like the Europeans and the need for raw materials and energy.

For the British disturbed by revanchist Germany the concern was maintaining British hegemony over Europe. For Churchill war was the road to power and an opportunity to be a great war leader like his famous ancestor, the Duke of Marlborough.

For Stalin it was an opportunity to expand communism once Britain, France, and Germany had exhausted themselves in another war.

What was the American agenda? Reading David Irving’s biography of Churchill, Churchill’s War, has left me convinced that it was not the idealistic one of the history books. From the 1,000 pages of the second volume of the biography, Triumph in Adversity, I conclude that President Roosevelt’s agenda and that of his government was to replace the British Empire with an American one and to prevent a Japanese empire in Asia, thereby keeping the road open for the United States.

Irving does not say this or offer an explanation of Washington’s war purpose, but this conclusion is what emerges from the official wording of countless documents that Irving has unearthed over decades of research. Irving is an unusual historian. He lets the facts speak for themselves.

The British got themselves into a war with Germany that they could not win. For Churchill it was essential to bring the Americans into the war. Roosevelt knew that. The price the British would have to pay would be their empire. The British Empire controlled world trade with the discriminatory trade practices which were at the core of Imperial Preference. Roosevelt’s agenda was to undo that system and replace it with American hegemony with the US dollar as world reserve currency. At every critical British period when Roosevelt could apply pressure, he raised the question of the Empire. Having the British at war with Japan in addition to Germany is the likely real reason Roosevelt provoked the Japanese by cutting off oil deliveries and breaking off negotiations, knowing that the result would be to send Japanese armies into British possessions.

Hitler was on the verge of success in restoring Germany’s borders. Only the Polish held territory remained. Recklessly, the British interfered in the German-Polish negotiations by offering Poland a guarantee against German aggression. This encouraged the Polish military government to break off negotiations, which led to the Molotov-Ribbentrop Pact followed by Germany’s invasion of Poland followed a couple of weeks later by a Soviet invasion of the other half of Poland.

Confronted with the German invasion of Poland, the British saved face by declaring war on Germany, and this required France also to declare war on Germany.

To the surprise of all, Germany rapidly defeated the French and British armies. Hitler offered the British a generous peace treaty asking nothing except the return of Germany’s African colony and promising to defend the British Empire. Churchill kept the offer secret and counted on American entry into the war.

It is claimed that the allies—US, Britain, Soviet Union—won the war. But in fact only the US war aim was achieved. Washington achieved its goal of hegemony. The British lost their empire and their hegemony with it. Stalin managed to defeat the Wehrmacht, but at a cost of 26 million Russians. The Soviets got Eastern Europe, but it was the Red Army that was exhausted, and blocked by the Americans it was unable to spread communism into Western Europe.

Japan’s bid for empire failed.

Hitler was successful in reconstituting Germany but undid himself by invading Russia. On the other hand, according to former KGB officer Viktor Suvorov Hitler only missed being invaded by Stalin by a few weeks. Suvorov documents in his book, The Chief Culprit: Stalin’s Grand Design to Start World War II, published in 2008 by the Naval Institute Press in Annapolis, Maryland, that Stalin was preparing to invade Nazi Germany just as Hitler was preparing to invade Russia. Neither seemed to know of the other’s intentions. It was happenstance that Hitler struck first. Had Stalin struck first, Germany and all of German occupied Western Europe would have been overrun by the Red Army.

According to Suvorov, an army preparing for an offensive has no defense and is vulnerable to attack. It is this factor that accounts for the rapid advance of the Wehrmacht, and the Germans would have succeeded except that winter came six weeks early and stopped the German advance before Moscow and Stalingrad. This gave the Red Army time to recover and organize.

The Cold War was about maintaining US hegemony by constraining the Soviet Union. The collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991 left US hegemony unchallenged. Putin’s restoration of Russian sovereignty and the swift rise of China are regarded in Washington as threats to US hegemony and explain Washington’s hostility toward Russia and China.

The American Empire was the consequence of World War II. The question is after enjoying hegemony for three-quarters of a century, can Washington step back and treat other countries as equals? If not, war is our future.

 

For the longest time the most widely read article on this website was “Germany Did Not Start World War II.” This article has been moved into second place by “The Proof Is In: The Election Was Stolen.”

The third most widely read article is “Whites Were Slaves In North Africa Before Blacks Were Slaves In The New World.”

The fourth most widely read is about Professor Didlier Raoult’s study of the effectiveness and safety of the HCQ treatment of Covid.

The fifth most widely read is “The Lies About World War II.”

The sixth is “Don’t Fall For The Establishent’s Tall Tales: There Was No Violent Assault on the Capitol.”

The seventh is “About Paul Craig Roberts.”

The eighth is “Democrats Have Planned A Coup If Trump Wins Reelection,” words from their own mouths.

The ninth is “Evidence Mounts of a Stolen Election.”

The tenth is “The Truth About World War II Is Beginning To emerge 74 Years Later.”

Coming in as number 11 is “George Floyd Was Not Killed By Police.”

This is food for thought. I would have thought that columns such as “America’s Catastrophic Disintegration” and “Does the US Still Have an Economy?” would be among the most widely read. But perhaps they are too recent for their readershiip to have built to the level of the older columns. It is notable that three of the top 10 are about World War II and three of the top ten are about the stolen 2020 presidential election. In other words 60% of the top ten most widely read columns are about two events, one more than 75 years old and the other recent.

If it has taken 75 years to get some truth into accounts of World War II, the 2020 US election could take just as long. On the other hand, the correct understanding of other matters, such as the Union’s invasion of the Confederacy, has been replaced by a fictitous agenda-serving account that it was a moral crusade to abolish slavery. Despite this reconstruction of history, the New York Times’ 1619 Project, which is being institutionalized in the US educational system, declares the United States to be a creation based on “white racism,” thus contradicting the revisionist “war to end slavery” theme.

The thing about people is that they never notice the contradictions in their positions. For example, as I recently pointed out:

“The American ruling class is so stupid that it declares American exceptionalism, by which it means Washington’s moral right to world hegemony, while disuniting America by attacking the country’s founding ethnicity and values as “systemic racism.” If the United States was founded in white racism, as university faculties, public school systems, Democrat politicians, and the New York Time’s 1619 Project proclaim, what is indispensable about a country whose exceptionalism consists of racism? That this extraordinary contradiction can go unnoticed for years while Washington justifies bombing and dispossessing millions of people in eight countries as “bringing them democracy” while the ruling elite steal elections in America illustrates that the cognitive dissonance of the American ruling elite is off the scales. “

It is discouraging that in the United States and throughout the Western world when salient points are made they are censored or demonized as conspiracy theories or hate speech. In the United States it is no longer possible to discuss any important issue. Everything that does not agree with the official narrative is in some way deleted.

Perhaps it is time for a respite from the present and a return to the past. World War II was so long ago that the people affected by a truthful account are no longer with us to complain. The court historians’ work succeeded in serving the ruling agendas. The agendas themselves are set in history and cannot be overturned, only their explanations.

I have finished reading the second volumn of David Irving’s biography of Churchill, Churchill’s War: Triumph in Adversity. If I can manage to reduce the book’s 1,000 pages based on documents uncovered during 30 years of Irving’s research into a cogent column-length form, we can momentarily escape from the present into the past. Unfortunately, what we will find there are intimations of our present disintegration.

I don’t promise to do this, but the popularity of my World War II columns encourages me in that direction.

 
• Category: History, Ideology • Tags: 2020 Election, American Media, World War II 

In 2016 I predicted that Trump’s presidency would fail, because Trump had no idea who to appoint to his government and, therefore, would end up staffed with the establishment that he intended to overthrow. That is exactly what occurred.

In his entire four years Trump only made one good appointment—General Flynn—and Trump did not have the wits to stand by him.

Trump’s Justice Department appointments were the worst imaginable. It is hard to imagine worst appointments than Sessions, Barr, Rosenstein, and Wray. It took Trump forever to get rid of Obama’s Comey, only to appoint an even worse FBI director—Christopher Wray.

Wray repeatedly stabbed Trump in the back, as did Barr and Rosenstein, thus solidifying his position with the Establishment. Yesterday Wray told the US Senate that only Trumpers were responsible for the January 6 “riot,” and that there was no involvement of Antifa and trouble-makers pretending to be Trump supporters. Wray told this lie despite the fact that the FBI has arrested Antifa activist John Sullivan who repeatedly exhorted Trump supporters to enter the Capitol. Even the anti-Trump Washington Post acknowledged the fact:

“Sullivan repeatedly exhorted rioters to enter the building and overwhelm police, and seemed to convince Capitol Police officers to walk away from the glass door entry to the House Speaker’s Lobby, his video shows. Moments later, with Sullivan screaming warnings about a gun, rioter Ashli Babbitt is shot and killed on the video by a Capitol Police officer.” https://www.washingtonpost.com/nation/2021/01/16/sullivan-video-arrested/

Is Wray senile or simply out of the loop within the bureau that he heads? Perhaps Wray regards the Senate as too tame to complain.

Like every Washington bureaucrat, Wray’s main interest is in building his empire. He lied to the US Senate that domestic terrorism has been metastasizing for years. January 6 is not an isolated event, declared Wray. More is on its way, and the FBI, of course, needs a bigger budget.

Wray told the Senate that the FBI regards the Trump “rioters” as domestic terrorists. Even their friends and relatives are turning them in to the FBI, and the FBI is arresting them as fast as it can. In other words, America approves of the FBI labeling Trump supporters—but not Antifa and BLM rioters—domestic terrorists. It is OK to burn down a business, but not to enter the Capitol.

And this is the person Trump made Director of the FBI.

A majority of Republicans support Trump for president in 2024. But would it be any different in a second Trump term? Probably not. Trump has surely learned much about Washington. But where would he get non-establishment people with whom to create a government, and how could he get them confirmed in office by the Establishment Senate? Fat chance.

Trump is a populist, but the country is too far gone for that. A revolutionary is required, and the revolutionaries are all on the anti-white woke left.

 
• Category: Ideology • Tags: 2020 Election, Antifa, Donald Trump 

Presstitute is a contraction of press prostitute. It is a term that has come into widespread use to describe the media’s service in behalf of the narratives of the corrupt Western ruling Establishment. That the presstitutes serve the material and political interests of their Establishment owners is completely obvious. But the media did not give up its integrity for material interests alone. The media have become acolytes to the religious ideology of “social justice.“

In the Winter 2021 issue of the Manhatten Institute’s City Journal, Martin Gurri explains that the media have abandoned all pretense of objective reporting, because the media, or enough of it, believe that objectivity upholds systemic racism and defeats social justice.

The ideology of systemic racism is institutionalized in the US educational system and in the NY Times “1619 Project.” (See: https://www.paulcraigroberts.org/2021/02/22/the-demonization-of-white-americans-is-official-educational-corporate-and-government-policy/ ) This ideology comprises the mind-set of the woke generation and accounts for the media’s disregard of facts and intolerance of other views. According to the ideology, as white people are systemic racists, social justice can only be obtained by overthrowing whiteness. This overthrow is now the purpose of the media.

Gurri points out that newspaper owners and editors bought into this as a business model to sell a creed and an agenda to like-minded online subscribers. The liberal/progressive/left can conveniently go online to get their hate fix for the day. This tells you all you need to know about the NY Times’ subscribers.

Trump’s election in 2016 was a boon for the launch of the new post-journalism. During Trump’s four years the NY Times digital subscriptions increased by 600%. Gurri writes that the intent of ideological journalism is not to report factual reality and inform the public, but to foment and justify hatred of the enemy.

Russiagate provided the narrative. Gurri reports that a Google search turned up 3,000 NY Times Russiagate articles—multiple articles per day–during Trump’s four years. “This was journalism as if conducted under the impulse of an obsessive-compulsive personality. Virtually every report either implied or proclaimed culpability. Every day in the news marked the beginnings of the Trumpian End Times.” The NY Times organized its newsroom in behalf of a single story that turned out to be empty. Under the rules of real journalism, the NY Times experienced the embarrassment of massive failure, but under the new rules the NY Times was wildly successful in fomenting hate and establishing the narrative.

Fomenting hate is now what the media does—all of it: not only the NY Times but also CNN, NPR, MSNBC, Washington Post, and the rest. All of the hate targets are still around—Trump, whiteness, Russia, Iran, China—and are likely to be for some time. If these targets wear out and fail to bring in digital subscriptions, what woke infraction will bring forth the new target?

Meanwhile post-journalism’s targeting of Trump and Trump supporters will eventually radicalize white people and further divide the country. The demonizations of Russia, Iran, and China will lead to war and humiliating defeat for America. The dollar will lose its world currency role, and the US will be unable to pay its bills.

Those of us who can see it coming will be silenced for unapproved speech while our country goes to hell.

 

Big Tech consists of Gestapo organizations that suppress the First Amendment; yet “democratic Americans” continue to support these fascist organizations. If Americans cared about democracy, they would boycott Big Tech and drive the Gestapo organizations into bankruptcy.

Instead, Americans have permitted Gestapo institutions to be institutionalized in American social, political, and economic life. Today in “free America” people are fired from their jobs not because of inadequate performance but for having social media accounts with companies that do not censor. For example, Colleen Oefelein, a literary agent for the Jennifer De Chiara Literary Agency in New York City was fired by her boss, Jennifer De Chiara, for merely having a Gab social media account. De Chiara did not even have an excuse that Oefelein uttered a non-woke-approved word. Oefelein experienced ongoing technical problems logging in to her Twitter account. She posted “I can no longer log in to Twitter on my computer. I’ll be on Facebook and maybe gab? And Instagram.” An American Nazi anonymously complained to De Chiara that her employee “frequents alt-right social media.” DeChiara thanked the anonymous Nazi and said: “I have taken swift action, and as of this morning, Colleen Oefelein is no longer an agent.” https://www.rt.com/usa/513737-literary-agency-fired-conservative-parler-gab/

De Chiara went on to apologize for her former employee’s unpardonable sin of using social media that conservatives use:

“The Jennifer De Chiara Literary Agency was distressed to discover this morning, January 25th, that one of our agents has been using the social media platforms Gab and Parler. We do not condone this activity, and we apologize to anyone who has been affected or offended by this.”

“The Jennifer De Chiara Literary Agency has in the past and will continue to ensure a voice of unity, equality, and one that is on the side of social justice.”

What are we to make of this? De Chiara claims to stand for “unity, equality, and social justice,” and fires an employee for having a social media account. Some unity! Some equality! Some social justice! An employee doing her job suddenly and unexpectedly finds herself without an income stream to pay her rent or mortgage and to purchase food. For De Chiara, the punishment of people suspected of being conservative and Christian is social justice. Oefelein said she was fired for suspicion of being a “Christian and a conservative.”

Perhaps De Chiara’s agency serves the woke left, and she feared having a suspected conservative as an employee would threaten her business and acted to perserve her agency’s clientele. If so, this means the situation in America is even more desperate. Not only are employees at risk of Nazi persecution, but also businesses themselves. Indeed, we already see it with the organized boycott of MyPillow whose CEO protests the stolen election. But don’t dare boycott Israel for violating law, stealing Palestine and demonizing and murdering Palestinians.

Americans should be greatly concerned that while they engaged in their famous insouciance, good has been defined as evil, and evil has been defined as good.

 
• Category: Ideology • Tags: Censorship, Political Correctness 

On February 25 the election thief ordered a US air attack on Syria that killed 17 Iranians. US and Israeli attacks on Syria have been ongoing for years with no consequences other than Syrian and Russian denunciations of the US and Israeli violations of international law. Clearly, the US/lsraeli agenda takes priority over international law. One would think that after all these years, the Kremlin would have noticed that and cease sounding like an ineffective broken record.

After years of hesitation, Russia finally permitted Syria to obtain S-300 missiles, which, if they are permitted to be used, are capable of preventing US and Israeli attacks. As the missiles are never used, Washington regards them as just another bluff by a cowardly Russian government that won’t fight.

Andrew Korybko, an American Moscow-based political analyst, tries to find a Russian policy in Russia’s protection of US and Israeli attacks on Syria. He acknowledges that while Russia officially regards Israeli and US attacks on Syrian territory as violations of international law, “it never does anything to stop them.” He points to “the objectively existing and easily verifiable fact that the S-300s have never even once been used to defend Syria since they were dispatched there in late 2018 for that explicit purpose” as evidence that Moscow is “passively facilitating those strikes.”

Korybko postulates that the Kremlin’s toleration of the strikes is part of a Russian “grand strategic ‘balancing act’ of trying to promote a so-called ‘compromise political solution’ to the country’s conflict, one which envisions the eventual withdrawal of Iranian forces and their allies such as Hezbollah in possible exchange for Israel and the US stopping their conventional aggression against the Arab Republic.”

In other words, he suggests Kremlin complicity with Israel in driving out Syria’s Iranian ally: “the Kremlin continues to deny the SAA the right to use the S-300s for the purpose of defending its allies from Israeli and American attacks against them. This observation very strongly suggests that Russia is pursuing a Machiavellian strategy whereby it unofficially hopes that Israeli and American strikes will result in Iran and Hezbollah’s forced withdrawal from Syria.” https://www.globalresearch.ca/why-isnt-alt-media-asking-about-s-300s-biden-latest-strike-syria/5738437

If Korybko is even partially correct, the Kremlin does not understand American and Israeli aggression. The Kremlin’s failure to understand the enemy is what will lead to war, not Syria’s use of the S-300s to defend its terrority from attack.

If it is OK to attack Iranians and Hezbollah in Syria, Washington will conclude that it is OK to attack Iranians in Iran, and Hezbollah in Lebanon. This will expand violence and instability, not reduce it. Hezbollah is all that prevents another Israeli invasion of Lebanon and the partition of that country. The Russian posture in the Middle East is so weak that it encourages more US/Israeli attacks.

In other words, instead of defusing the situation the Kremlin’s policy inflames it.

Moreover, what Russian interest is served by driving Syria’s Iranian and Hezbollah allies out of Syria? Only Washington and Israel’s interests are served. Russia’s policy, as postulated by Korybko, implies that Russia agrees that Iran and Hezbollah need to be curbed. Therefore, Hezbollah can be attacked in Lebanon as well as in Syria, and Iranians can be attacked in Iran as well as in Syria. Russia’s policy as portrayed by Korybko can only be a failure.

Washington and Israel will continue their attacks, because they know that there will be no consequences but words.

The Kremlin needs to consider which policy is the least risky: continuing to fire off ineffectual words or missiles that make attacks costly. The easiest and surest way to establish peace in the Middle East is the announcement of a Russian/Chinese/Iranian/Syrian mutual defense pact with NATO’s banner that an attack on one is an attack on all.

The accusation that this would lead to war can be answered with a question: why then hasn’t NATO led to war? If war is likely to be the result of an attack, an aggressor thinks more than once about an attack. As long as aggression is tolerated, it grows until it has to be resisted. This has been the official narrative of World War II for three-quarters of a century.

The Kremlin could begin by comprehending that 90% of US Middle East policy is determined by Israel and Israel’s US agents, the zionist neoconservatives. Biden’s regime is stocked up with them. Israel wants Greater Israel, and the neoconservatives want US hegemony in the Middle East in order to give Israel what it wants. Israel has been slowly and patiently stealing Palestine for decades and now wants to move faster. Washington’s destruction of Iraq and Libya moved the plan forward. Syria’s destruction was in the works until Russia intervened and prevented it. But Syria is still partly a partitioned country, and Syria, Hezbollah in southern Lebanon, and Iran are the remaining obstacles to US and Israeli hegemony in the Middle East. If this hegemony is achieved, Russia can expect Washington’s subversion of Muslims in the Federation and in the former Soviet Asian republics.

As US General Tod D. Wolters again told the Russians three days ago, apparently to no effect, the United States regards Russia as “an enduring existential threat to the United States” ( https://www.paulcraigroberts.org/2021/02/26/americas-absurd-foreign-policy/ ). The inability of Russia to come to terms with this fact will result in war.

 
• Category: Race/Ethnicity • Tags: American Military, Iran, Russia, Syria 

On February 24, General Tod D. Wolters, who leads the US European Command, gave a speech that should disturb everyone on earth.

There are a number of reasons we should be disturbed. General Wolters claims that the projection of American force abroad “is about generating peace” and that the US must take on Russia in order to deliver world peace. We are locked in a struggle with Moscow, and if Russia continues to resist US hegemony, General Wolters says we are prepared to respond “primarily through NATO.” General Wolters goes on to blame all destabilizing activities across the globe on Russia: “Despite widespread international condemnation and continued economic sanctions, Russia engages in destabilizing and malign activities across the globe, with many of those activities happening close to home.” He declares: “Russia remains an enduring existential threat to the United States and our European allies.” https://www.rt.com/russia/516535-nato-neutralize-power-war/

We could dismiss the general’s speech as propaganda. Unfortunately it is worse. It reflects the self-righteous, self-serving, and therefore blind American foreign policy position, a position highly likely to lead to war.

General Wolters claims that “everything we do is about generating peace.” US/NATO war games and military maneuvers on Russia’s borders are “generating peace,” not Russian apprehensions. Washington’s incorporation of Eastern Europe into NATO and subversion of former parts of the Soviet Union such as Ukraine are not acts of aggression. Washington’s two decades old wars in the Middle East and North Africa also generate peace as do the constant threats against Iran and China. The Washington orchestrated attack by the former Soviet province of Georgia on the Russian population of South Ossetia was also a peace generating invasion. Washington’s overthrow of noncompliant governments in Latin America are just more peace-making operations. Constant false accusations and illegal sanctions against Russia are also in the interest of peace, as was Russiagate.

That is General Wolters perspective, and the perspective of the US foreign policy establishment. From the Russian perspective it looks very different. Russia is surrounded by military bases of a power that constantly displays its animosity and hostility in military maneuvers, false accusations, and sanctions. Russia witnessed President Trump removed from office because he expressed his intention to “normalize relations with Russia.” Any American policymaker who supports an arms control agreement with Russia or any reduction in tensions that serve the US military/security complex risks being denounced as a “Russian agent.” Even people, such as myself, who explain the dangerous situation are labeled “Russian agents.”

The Kremlin has made it clear over and over that Russia is not a threat to the US and Europe and only desires normal business-like relations. The Kremlin has responded to endless provocations in non-provocative ways. But now the Russian attitude shows signs of hardening. Putin and Lavrov cannot forever turn the other cheek to Washington and European hostility without eventually being seen inside Russia as American agents.

Putin and Lavrov are ideal Russian leaders with whom the West could arrange friendly and profitable economic and political relationships, removing the specter of nuclear war and unnecessary military expense. The same is true for China and Iran. But as General Wolters says, “we compete to win.”

 
• Category: Foreign Policy • Tags: American Military, Joe Biden, NATO, Russia 

Introduction by Paul Craig Roberts

Since the year 2000, we have witnessed two epochal events, 9/11 and COVID-19. Both produced massive changes in civil liberty and government power, reducing the former and enhancing the latter.

The official narrative of 9/11 is unbelievable as it is contrary to all known science. The official narrative of Covid relies on running the PCR test at high cycles known to produce false positives in order to produce headlines of a scary high rate of infection. Covid deaths are magnified by ignoring co-morbidities and by counting even motorcycle deaths as Covid deaths. In the US, financial incentives were created for hospitals to report all deaths as Covid deaths. The flu season has been conflated with Covid and has disappeared. It is possible that more Covid patients were killed by ventilators than by Covid and by immune systems unsupported by adequate intake of vitamins C and D and zinc. No Covid deaths were necessary as two proven and safe treatments—HCQ and Ivermectin—were available but banned by public authorities. Deaths were wanted in order to build fear in order for pharmaceutical companies to make billions of dollars on vaccine sales and in order for governments to impose more controls over citizens and more inhibitions of civil liberty.

In Florida there are no lockdowns, no mask mandates, no arrests of people for “non-compliance,” and Floridians are not dropping dead in the streets. Indeed, you would not know that there was a “Covid pandemic.” This indicates that the Covid pandemic is an orchestrated hoax with ulterior motives.

In the US, 9/11 was used not only to attack seven countries in the Middle East and North Africa on entirely false pretenses but also to attack the US Constitution. Habeas Corpus and due process were discarded by the “war on terror.” Consequently, today American civil liberty is much weakened.

In the article below, European Soren Korsgaard reports that the orchestrated “Covid pandemic” is being used throughout the Western world as an excuse for concentration camps.

Concentration Camps for Dissenters

Søren Roest Korsgaard

One of the most concerning aspects of the Covid orchestration, apart from mandatory vaccines, lockdowns, and destruction of civil liberties, is the construction of camps for those who dispute and disobey the Covid mandates.

The mainstream media is reporting on the camps in a positive light and ensures us that they are not really concentration camps[1]. For example, it has been widely reported in Europe that camps are being set up in several German states. Officially, they will be used to forcibly accommodate “repeated quarantine dodgers” and house “Covid dissidents” [2, 3]. Facilities exist or are underway in Baden-Württemberg, Schleswig-Holstein, and Brandenburg. In the state of Saxony “a shelter” is being built for housing Covid rule breakers; however, they will also have the opportunity to use “a locked hospital or other suitable accommodation”[2].

Shortly after the camp in Schleswig-Holstein was announced, it was reported that in the city of Flensburg from now on “only contact with members of your own household is allowed … violations … can be punished with a fine of up to 25,000 euros. Deliberate spread of Corona threatens a prison sentence of five years”[4]. “Deliberate spread” could probably be anything in non-compliance with Covid mandates.

In Berlin and Hamburg similar plans for facilities are underway. According to mainstream-friendly legal scholars, these camps are “legal” due to emergency powers granted to German authorities during a pandemic[3].

Information pertaining to the camps is limited for obvious reasons, but we do know that on January 18, 2021, it was reported that around 30 people had been forcibly sent to a detention camp in Eisenhüttenstadt, which is located in the state of Brandenburg[5] (figure 1). It is unsure if and when the detainees left the camp – and in what physical and psychological condition they were in upon their alleged release.

It should come as no surprise to anyone that no government, least of all the one in Washington, can be trusted with anything. For example, the George W. Bush regime told 935 lies about Iraq between 9/11 and the invasion[6]. The official rationale for the wars has changed over the years, but at one time it was to spread democracy and get revenge for 9/11, not for profit and to increase Israel’s clout in the Middle East. We now know that “bringing democracy” required the US-Alliance to cause millions of deaths and dislocations in the Middle East and North Africa[6]. Obama promised peace and an end to wars, but waged war against more than seven nations. In Obama’s last year, the US dropped an estimated 26,171 bombs [6, 7].

Considering the crimes and media coverups, we should probably read between the lines and do some thinking for ourselves when faced with the grim proposition of Covid isolation camps. When National Socialist Germany, the Soviet Union, Mao, and Pol Pot decided to systematically exterminate and torture people, they also covered up their intentions with disinformation. With this in mind, do you trust your government? Is your government somehow pure and honest and above board? Don’t bet your life on it.

What is the purpose of the Covid camps built throughout the Western World? As a direct result of 9/11 and Covid, many countries have enacted laws granting government the powers to detain people indefinitely, without trial or due process, and vaccinate people against their will. For example, even in small Denmark they have passed a law which gives government the power to forcibly detain citizens, isolate them in a hospital or other “suitable facility,” and also “forcibly treat” people who are – or are suspected of – suffering from a disease such as Covid[8]. If people resist, the police are called in. If governments around the globe have passed such laws, it is because they intend to tolerate no dissent.

Fig 1. Eisenhüttenstadt´s COVID-19 detention camp.

Germany is, of course, not the only country that is systematically establishing Covid detention camps. In fact, it appears to be taking place in the entirety of the Western world—Canada, New Zealand, and there are the notorious American FEMA camps which are found all over the US. It is difficult to assess whether or not they are also found in Russia and other non-western countries due to language barriers and secrecy, except China, which is well-known for having had concentration camps for years, housing various undesirables who are indoctrinated, or possibly enrolled in China´s alleged organ harvesting program [6, 9, 10]. The Chinese government has labeled the concentration camps “vocational training centers” and claims that the “vocational training” increases job opportunities and combats poverty[11].

 
• Category: Ideology • Tags: Conspiracy Theories, Coronavirus 

Glenn Greenwald explains the Democrats’ determination to obliterate the First Amendment.

https://greenwald.substack.com/p/house-democrats-targeting-right-wing

The Democrats have resurrected the Third Reich in America: https://www.paulcraigroberts.org/2021/02/22/the-resurrection-of-the-third-reich-in-amerika/

To further stamp out opposition to their one-party rule, the Democrats intend to criminalize American gun owners, thus obliterating the Second Amendment.

To relieve the Establishment of the bother of independent citizens is why the presidential election and the Georgia US Senate election were stolen.

The Supreme Court failed Americans by refusing to look at the evidence of electoral theft. Justice Clarence Thomas dissented from the decision which he said “is not a prescription for confidence.” Continuing belief in our system and in the integrity of the Supreme Court required examination of whether the election was constitutionally administered. Justices Alito and Gorsuch also dissented from the majority which stuck their heads in the sand and ignored the concerns of 75 million Americans.

I had in mind this massive failure by the Supreme Court when I wrote that I cannot find integrity and respect for truth in any American institution.

There is certainly none in the Democrat Party and presstitute media.

Glenn Greenwald writes:

“Not even two months into their reign as the majority party that controls the White House and both houses of Congress, key Democrats have made clear that one of their top priorities is censorship of divergent voices. On Saturday, I detailed how their escalating official campaign to coerce and threaten social media companies into more aggressively censoring views that they dislike — including by summoning social media CEOs to appear before them for the third time in less than five months — is implicating, if not already violating, core First Amendment rights of free speech.

“Now they are going further — much further. The same Democratic House Committee that is demanding greater online censorship from social media companies now has its sights set on the removal of conservative cable outlets, including Fox News, from the airwaves.”

The Democrat House Energy and Commerce Committee claims that to allow alternative narratives to the official ones amounts to spreading “disinformation and extremism,” and “presents a tangible and destabilizing threat.” As Greenwald points out, “Democrats’ justification for silencing their adversaries online and in media — ‘they are spreading fake news and inciting extremism’ — is what despots everywhere say.”

Read Glenn Greenwald’s factual report on the Democrats intention to destroy free speech in America. Without free speech there is no truth, no democracy, and no accountable government. That is precisely what the Establishment desires.

 
• Category: Ideology • Tags: Censorship, Civil Liberties, Democratic Party 

The NY Times advises you not to think. Thinking requires using your unreliable brain and will lead you into conspiracy theories. Just believe whatever the NY Times tells you and you will have an approved source of information. https://www.rt.com/op-ed/516095-nytimes-critical-thinking-wrongthink-lockstep/

The NY Times regards its own propaganda as truth. You remember the “violent resurrection at the Capitol,” in which Trump supporters were responsible for 5 deaths? One of the alleged deaths was Capitol Hill policeman Brian Sicknick, who was allegedly beat to death with a fire extinguisher. Well, here are the facts according to Sicknick’s mother and brother:

“The mother of Capitol Police officer Brian Sicknick said her son was not beaten with a fire extinguisher by a mob on Jan. 6, saying he likely suffered a stroke instead—refuting reports from the New York Times and other outlets claiming otherwise. ‘He wasn’t hit on the head, no. We think he had a stroke.’” https://www.theepochtimes.com/capitol-police-officer-brian-sicknicks-mother-he-wasnt-hit-on-the-head-by-trump-supporter_3707914.html

Ken Sicknick also corrected the false New York Times report about his brother’s death, reporting that his brother “texted me last night and said, ‘I got pepper-sprayed twice,’ and he was in good shape.”

The NY Times fake news that Sicknick was beat to death by a protester was cited by the utterly corrupt Democrat impeachment managers’ argument that former President Donald Trump was responsible and should be convicted in the Senate. The fake news has also been used by Democrats and presstitutes to support claims that new domestic terrorism laws are needed to restrain “Trump Deplorables” from murdering people. All of this based on a lie from the New York Times lie machine.

Three of the alleged deaths from “violent insurrection” were natural deaths from people with pre-conditions. The remaining death was the white female veteran who was shot and killed by a black Capitol Hill policeman. The woman was not threatening the policeman and no explanation has been given for her being murdered by the police officer. Was it to provide violence for the orchestrated “invasion of the Capitol”?

I cannot think of one incident in the 21st century that the American media has accurately reported. Not 9/11, not Saddam Hussein’s weapons of mass destruction, Iranian nukes, Assad’s use of chemical weapons, Libya, Russian invasions, Venezuela, Ecuador, Bolivia, Julian Assange, Ed Snowden, the 2020 election, the Trump rally, George Floyd’s death, the invasions, bombings, and ruination of seven countries in the Middle East and North Africa.

The American media is a lie machine. If you rely on American media, you live in an orchestrated world of lies. That’s the place the Establishment and their media whores want you to be. Brainwashed, indoctrinated, and out of the way of their agenda.

 
• Category: Ideology • Tags: American Media, New York Times 
Paul Craig Roberts
About Paul Craig Roberts

Paul Craig Roberts has had careers in scholarship and academia, journalism, public service, and business. He is chairman of The Institute for Political Economy.

Dr. Roberts has held academic appointments at Virginia Tech, Tulane University, University of New Mexico, Stanford University where he was Senior Research Fellow in the Hoover Institution, George Mason University where he had a joint appointment as professor of economics and professor of business administration, and Georgetown University where he held the William E. Simon Chair in Political Economy in the Center for Strategic and International Studies.

Dr. Roberts was associate editor and columnist for The Wall Street Journal and columnist for Business Week and the Scripps Howard News Service. He was a nationally syndicated columnist for Creators Syndicate in Los Angeles. In 1992 he received the Warren Brookes Award for Excellence in Journalism. In 1993 the Forbes Media Guide ranked him as one of the top seven journalists in the United States.

President Reagan appointed Dr. Roberts Assistant Secretary of the Treasury for Economic Policy and he was confirmed in office by the U.S. Senate. From 1975 to 1978, Dr. Roberts served on the congressional staff where he drafted the Kemp-Roth bill and played a leading role in developing bipartisan support for a supply-side economic policy. After leaving the Treasury, he served as a consultant to the U.S. Department of Defense and the U.S. Department of Commerce.