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The US presidential election this November will tell whether a majority of the US population is irredeemably stupid. If voters elect Hillary, we will know that Americans are stupid beyond redemption.

We don’t know much about Trump, and anti-Trump propaganda rules in the place of facts.

But we know many facts about Hillary. We know about her violation of classification laws and the refusal of the Democratic administration to do anything about it. The Democrats prefer to control the White House than to enforce the law, another nail in the coffin in which the rule of law in the US lies.

We know from their words and deeds and material success that the Clintons are agents for Wall Street, the Big Banks, the military/security complex, Israel, agribusiness, and the extractive industries. Their large personal fortune, approximately $120 million, and the $1,600 million in their foundation, much of which came from abroad in exchange for political favors, attests to the unchallengable fact that the Clintons are agents for the oligarchy that rules America, indeed, that rules the American Empire from Australia and Japan, through North America and Western and Eastern Europe to the Russian border.

We know that Hillary, like Bill, is a liar.

We know that Hillary is a warmonger.

We know that Hillary made the most irresponsible statement ever uttered by a presidential candidate when she declared the President of Russia to be the “new Hitler,” thereby raising tensions between the nuclear powers to a higher level than existed during the Cold War.

We know that Hillary is allied with the neoconservatives and that her belief in the neocons’ ideology of US world hegemony is likely to result in war with Russia and China.

All we know about Trump is that the oligarchs, who sent America’s jobs overseas, who flooded the country with difficult-to-assimilate immigrants, who destroyed public education, who bailed out Wall Street and the “banks too big to fail,” who sacrificed American homeowners and retirees living on a fixed income, who intend to privatize both Social Security and Medicare, who have given the public killer cops, relentless violations of privacy, the largest prison poplulation in the world, and destroyed the US Constitution in order to increase executive power over the American people, are violently opposed to Trump. This opposition should tell us that Trump is the person we want in the Oval Office.

Some claim that it is all a charade and that Trump is playing a role in order to elect Hillary. American politics are so corrupt that anything is possible. However the ruling elites and their puppets seem to be genuinely concerned about Trump’s challenge to their control, and they have united against Trump. They have used their money to buy up “progressive” websites paid to bring the print and TV anti-Trump propaganda onto the Internet, thus joining the Internet presstitutes with the print, TV, and NPR whores who are working overtime to demonize Trump and to elect Hillary.

The entire power structure of our country is behind Hillary. Both Democratic and Republican political establishments and both ideologies, neoliberals and neoconservatives, are united behind Hillary.

How much more evidence do Americans need in order to know that a vote for Hillary is a vote for their own emasculation?

Apparently, Americans remain captives of their insouciance. According to news reports, a majority of voters still haven’t a clue about the consequences of voting for Hillary. Polls report that Hillary is well in the lead. Are these real polls or just another presstitute lie to discourage Trump supporters? Why vote when they have already lost?

The propaganda assault against Trump, vicious as it was, did not succeed during the Republican primary. Despite the media condemnation of Trump, he swept the other Republican candidates aside effortlessly.

The current media demonization of Trump might fail as well. Indeed, it is so transparent that it could elect him.

All that is required is for enough Americans to awake from their insouciance to recognize that it is the enemies of their own lives, their own living standards, and their own liberty who are violently opposed to Trump.

If Americans cannot reach this realization, they have no future, and neither does the planet Earth.

The ruling oligarchy hates Trump because he disavows war with Russia, questions the purpose of NATO, opposes the offshoring of Americans’ jobs, and opposes the uncontrolled immigration that is transforming the United States into a multi-cultural entity devoid of unity. The oligarchs are replacing the United States with a Tower of Babel. Oligarchic power grows exponentially among the disunity of diversity.

In other words, Trump is for America and for Americans.

This is why the oligarchs and their whores hate Trump.

The imbecillic Americans who vote for Hillary are voting for war and their own immiseration.

Possibly, a vote for Trump is the same. However, in the case of Trump we do not know that. In the case of Hillary we most certainly do know it.

Of course, it could matter not how Americans vote. Those who program the electronic voting machines will determine the vote, and as the establishments of both political parties totally oppose Trump, the programmed machines can elect Hillary. We know this from our electoral history. The US has already experienced elections in which exit polls show a winning candidate different from the candidate selected by the electronic machines that have no paper trail and no way of affirming the vote.

If Hillary gets into the Oval Office, nuclear war is likely before her first term is over. A vote for Hillary is a vote for nuclear war.

If you look at the forthcoming election realistically, you have no alternative but to conclude that the entirety of the presstitute media and American Establishment prefers the risk of nuclear war to the risk of losing control of the government to the voters.

ORDER IT NOW

That Americans permitted the rise of unaccountable power tells us all we need to know about the dereliction of duty of which United States citizens are guilty. The American people failed democracy, which requires accountable government. The American government has proven that it is not accountable to the US Constitution, to US statutory law, to international law, or to voters.

If the result of Americans’ dereliction of duty is nuclear war, the American people will be responsible for the death of planet Earth. One would hope that with responsibility this great on their shoulders, the American people will reject the unequivocal war candidate and take their chances on holding Trump accountable to his words.

(Republished from PaulCraigRoberts.org by permission of author or representative)
 
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  1. Roberts:

    “We know from their words and deeds and material success that the Clintons are agents for Wall Street, the Big Banks, the military/security complex, Israel, agribusiness, and the extractive industries. Their large personal fortune, approximately $120 million, and the $1,600 million in their foundation, much of which came from abroad in exchange for political favors, attests to the unchallengeable fact that the Clintons are agents for the oligarchy that rules America, indeed, that rules the American Empire from Australia and Japan, through North America and Western and Eastern Europe to the Russian border.”

    Well, American sheeple, don’t say you haven’t been warned. . . .

    • Agree: Realist
  2. DIOGENES says:

    Dr. Roberts we don’t need to wait for the up coming election results to “know that Americans are stupid beyond redemption.” They are and the whole of American’s political history confirms it. America is beyond “redemption” and Trump is no would be redeemer of the American nation. Your country is was always on it’s path to destruction and no amount of pleading by you will change it’s destiny.

  3. Jason Liu says:

    There are plenty of stupid voters on both sides. America is a democracy after all. It just so happens that the stupid people on Trump’s side align better with the correct view of history.

    And most voters do not vote based on the things you’ve outlined. They vote based on identity. Race, gender, religion, etc.

    Economics and foreign policy will always come second in a multicultural society.

    • Replies: @gustafus
  4. That Americans permitted the rise of unaccountable power tells us all we need to know about the dereliction of duty of which United States citizens are guilty.

    And it started with the Constitution itself. The Anti-Federalists were correct and the prols and peasants were too busy making a living to do anything about the grab for power so we got what we have today.

    I was discussing this today with a banker friend who is a great guy, but he’s voting for Hillary; don’t ask me why. He could not explain it. There is no hope.

    Anyway, I’ve quit worrying about it and figure I’ll just do the best I can whatever. There simply is no Messiah, and the masses never were candidates for such a role either.

    • Replies: @Realist
  5. Realist says:

    “The US presidential election this November will tell whether a majority of the US population is irredeemably stupid. If voters elect Hillary, we will know that Americans are stupid beyond redemption.”

    People past the center, to the right of the bell curve already know the answer.

  6. Realist says:
    @Jacques Sheete

    “I was discussing this today with a banker friend who is a great guy, but he’s voting for Hillary; don’t ask me why.”

    A great guy would never vote for Hillary

    • Replies: @gustafus
  7. gustafus [AKA "Charlotte W"] says:

    What a great time to suggest to luke warm Dems that they vote 3rd party, stick it to the 2 party system… and boost the profile of Libertarians, Greens, et al…..

    AND win the contest for Trump.

    Hillary Bots don’t like her. But they HATE US. Bernie Bots hate both.

    I spend my spare time at Huffpo, Alternet, Politico, RCP and Move on… chumming the waters with this suggestion… 3 party protest votes… get those matching funds!!

    Turn out is the key to this contest. Many Tepid Hillary supporters are ignoring the mud slinging.. … Many demographics would rather be [name your hobby or sport]….. and the uglier it gets.. the more they just tune out…

    Blacks don’t have any dark skin in this game. Latinos can and should be persuaded that Hillary is a shoe in.. Trump is being trounced… and if we don’t stir the posole… they will be watching Telemundo or wandering the mall with their Nov checks on election day.

    Busy families and young voters… are turned off by the NOISE … they are often low information voters who get their directions from headlines they pass on the way to Yahoo or Gmail…

    That’s how they learn that Trump has sex with animals and Hillary is to be nominated for sainthood.

    So many of these people will stay home… but for those who feel “committed” to the process.. I say … VOTE 3rd party… increase the profile of Libertarians and Greens… Consitutional or Socialist outsiders…..

    So Trumpets.. you have a job… dilute the I HATE TRUMP vote… and spend some time on LEFTIST THREADS… advancing this idea…. those matching funds will really make a difference to 3rd party exposure…

    and a Trump presidency

  8. gustafus [AKA "Charlotte W"] says:
    @Realist

    He may hate US more…. these voters can be persuaded to vote 3rd party… increase the exposure of LIbertarians or Greens… Constitutional party or Socialsts..

    what a great idea!…. what a great time!…. so often these voters DON’T vote, or have no reason to vote… or vote AGAINST someone they really hate… Like Trump.

    but a 3rd party vote is really DOING SOMETHING>…. they can give themselves a booster shot of moral superiority… by ignoring the Beast… but sticking it to the “system”…. gaining funding for a party that never gets the percentage necessary…

    and defeating her heinous

  9. gustafus [AKA "Charlotte W"] says:
    @Jason Liu

    I spend my internet time on sites like huffpost, alternet, and wapo, nyt… where ever there are luke warm Hillary supporters… white hot Bernie bots with no where to go… and neverTrumpers… who want the Constitution Party to replace the Trump gop.

    Why? Because they can be persuaded to vote 3rd party. This is a terrific opportunity to raise the profile of long neglected 3rd party choice. with just 5 % they can get funding…

    Black voters have no dark skin in this game.. so turnout will be low. Latinos might not show up if we don’t stir the posole… they don’t care about H… but if she’s winning… they would rather be home watching Telemundo or spending that November check.

    Soccer moms, busy families… young voters… they HATE the vitriole.. the name calling … and get their information from passing headlines on the way to email.

    that’s how they find out that Ivanka Trump was abused by daddy… and Hillary gives 50% of her donations to charity… under an assumed name… because she doesn’t want the attention..

    What these voters DO have in common is an unhealthy distrust of Trumpets. They cannot be persuaded to vote FOR him… but they are looking for a way to vote AGAINST him.

    3rd party…. it’s a winner…. for US

  10. woodNfish says:

    That Americans permitted the rise of unaccountable power tells us all we need to know about the dereliction of duty of which United States citizens are guilty. The American people failed democracy, which requires accountable government. The American government has proven that it is not accountable to the US Constitution, to US statutory law, to international law, or to voters.

    Wrong. The DC oligarchy is responsible, not the voters who have had no say in our manipulation by them. And if anything was going to be done about it, it should have been done after Lincoln started an unconstitutional war against the South. And if Lincoln is anything (other than a mass murdering thug) he is the bellweather that proves the only way the change Roberts is calling for will ever happen is with violent revolution because the armies of our unconstitutional and criminal government will be against the people.

    If the result of Americans’ dereliction of duty is nuclear war, the American people will be responsible for the death of planet Earth.

    Nonsense. A nuclear war will destroy the West as a power, but not the planet. Roberts is being hyperbolic. This is just propaganda perpetrated by the “nuclear winter” idiots. A nuclear war will be very, very bad, but it won” bet the end of the planet or even humanity.

  11. mr. roberts’ central point is that trump is an unknown while clinton is not.
    no doubt, trump, if elected, will also be a tool for the neoliberal (read fascist) establishment. after all, a billionaire will make policy that favors billionaires. trump has stiffed laborers, creditors, small businesses, and skipped on millions in taxes. anybody think a leopard will change its spots?
    and don’t forget congress. talk about a pay-to-play collection of miscreants, dandies, and fools.
    don’t expect the 3 branches of government to reform themselves; don’t expect a savior to rise from the detritus of a failed system; don’t pretend that voting will change anything. if voting did, it would be banned.
    unless citizens rise up en masse and demand their wishes & needs be addressed, an unconstitutional government of crooks & liars will continue to consider them low-life proles who must be mislead and controlled.
    can i get an amen?

  12. KenH says:

    If voters elect Hillary, we will know that Americans are stupid beyond redemption.

    When Americans who vote Republican didn’t primary Dubya during his re-election bid and centrist and left leaning Americans for Hussein Obama twice I think we have our answer which is a resounding yes. One man, one vote mass democracy is a failure and most Americans should be stripped of the voting franchise. It’s long been observed that our political system appeals to the lowest common denominator and that’s fully on display with 8 years of Hussein Obama .

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