Paul Craig Roberts Quotes

Paul Craig Roberts


When the world looks at America, what it sees is an Israeli colony.

Paul Craig Roberts


As the growing emphasis on feelings crowds out reason, facts will play a smaller role in public discourse.

Paul Craig Roberts


When character is lost, rules and punishments cannot take its place.

Paul Craig Roberts


Consistency may be the hobgoblin of little minds, but law, morality and leadership demand it. Without consistency, there is privilege.

Paul Craig Roberts


A country in which 42% of the population is totally misinformed is not a country where democracy is safe.

Paul Craig Roberts


A country whose population has been trained to accept the government's word and to shun those who question it is a country without liberty in its future.

Paul Craig Roberts


Justice is no longer a concern of the justice system.

Paul Craig Roberts


No one outside America any longer believes the US media or the US government... You can't believe a word the American media says. If they say anything correct, it's just an accident.

Paul Craig Roberts


A country that goes out of its way to imprison the innocent has no business preaching democracy to the world.

Paul Craig Roberts


Tariffs protect ill-considered government policies, such as costly regulations and high taxes on labor and capital that make our goods uncompetitive in international markets.

Paul Craig Roberts


For reporting a scientific finding, I was called a 'conspiracy theorist.' Only in America is scientific analysis seen as conspiracy theory and government lies as truth.

Paul Craig Roberts


If we add state capitalism to the Bush administration's success in eroding both the US Constitution and the power of Congress, we may be witnessing the final death of accountable constitutional government.

Paul Craig Roberts


The very concept of law that protects us from tyranny has been lost. No longer the people's shield, law has become a weapon in the hands of government.

Paul Craig Roberts


A true patriot does not confuse government with country. A patriot's loyalty is to his country, and loyalty to country requires holding government accountable.

Paul Craig Roberts


Americans need to understand that they have lost their country. The rest of the world needs to recognize that Washington is not merely the most complete police state since Stalinism, but also a threat to the entire world. The hubris and arrogance of Washington, combined with Washington's huge supply of weapons of mass destruction, make Washington the greatest threat that has ever existed to all life on the planet. Washington is the enemy of all humanity.

Paul Craig Roberts