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The French Vote NO to France
Paul Craig Roberts

(Editor's note: The biggest problem, in my humble opinion, is a contrived global stupidity pandemic.The new world order's dumbing down campaign is, apparently, working. - JSB)

For the third French presidential election in a row, Marine Le Pen lost to a candidate of Jewish banking interests, with the electorate choosing globalism and multiculturalism over French identity.  For father and daughter the Le Pens have lost 8 French presidential elections. It seems conclusive that a French patriot who stands for France and represents French ethnic nationalism cannot be elected in France.  

Throughout Europe a politician who believes in the ethnic nation is considered “far-right.”  The term has been overlaid with Nazi implications. Although the German National Socialists were socialists, not far-right, their ethnic nationalism has been used to discredit the idea of a nation, which is based on a common language, common culture, and common ethnicity.  Nationalism is no longer an effective political force in Europe. Even the concept of a nation state is dead.  It is being replaced by the European Union.

The European Union is a tower of babel like the United States.  There is no homogeneity.  Without commonality, there is no basis to govern such a hodge-podge except coercion.  Thus in the EU power resides in unelected commissioners, not in a representative parliament.  In other words, by seeking to evade what Europeans have been indoctrinated to believe is the fascism of the ethnic state, Europeans are on the road to the fascism of government from above.  The age of democracy and representative government is drawing to a close.

In the United States the melting pot, when it still functioned, managed to produce a commonality and retain a single language out of diverse European ethnicities.  But the melting pot is a thing of the past, and the immigrants since 1965 have not been Europeans but third world people of color among whom there is no common heritage. What was once a common belief system has been damaged, perhaps fatally, by critical race theory, identity politics, and wokeism.  Institutions that give a society strength, such as marriage, family, and religion, have weakened dramatically during the past six decades.

It was 60 years ago that college kids were chanting “Western Civ Has To Go.”  For 60 years US history has been taught in universities as a long series of crimes.  Monuments are being taken down, items removed from museums, and names of schools and streets changed in order to cancel the now exposed heroes of the past. All white Americans are alleged to be guilty. Today whatever pride Americans have centers for some on the success of the football team of their university, the size of their home and car, and their kids being admitted to Ivy League universities, and for others on their tolerance of the forces and interests that are bringing about the dissolution of their country.

Hon. Paul Craig Roberts is the John M. Olin Fellow at the Institute for Political Economy, Senior Research Fellow at the Hoover Institution, Stanford University, and Research Fellow at the Independent Institute. A former editor and columnist for The Wall Street Journal and columnist for Business Week and the Scripps Howard News Service, he is a nationally syndicated columnist for Creators Syndicate in Los Angeles and a columnist for Investor's Business Daily. 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.

He was Distinguished Fellow at the Cato Institute from 1993 to 1996. From 1982 through 1993, he held the William E. Simon Chair in Political Economy at the Center for Strategic and International Studies. During 1981-82 he served as Assistant Secretary of the Treasury for Economic Policy. President Reagan and Treasury Secretary Regan credited him with a major role in the Economic Recovery Tax Act of 1981, and he was awarded the Treasury Department's Meritorious Service Award for "his outstanding contributions to the formulation of United States economic policy." 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.

In 1987 the French government recognized him as "the artisan of a renewal in economic science and policy after half a century of state interventionism" and inducted him into the Legion of Honor.

Dr. Roberts' latest books are The Tyranny of Good Intentions, co-authored with IPE Fellow Lawrence Stratton, and published by Prima Publishing in May 2000, and Chile: Two Visions - The Allende-Pinochet Era, co-authored with IPE Fellow Karen Araujo, and published in Spanish by Universidad Nacional Andres Bello in Santiago, Chile, in November 2000. The Capitalist Revolution in Latin America, co-authored with IPE Fellow Karen LaFollette Araujo, was published by Oxford University Press in 1997. A Spanish language edition was published by Oxford in 1999. The New Colorline: How Quotas and Privilege Destroy Democracy, co-authored with Lawrence Stratton, was published by Regnery in 1995. A paperback edition was published in 1997. Meltdown: Inside the Soviet Economy, co-authored with Karen LaFollette, was published by the Cato Institute in 1990. Harvard University Press published his book, The Supply-Side Revolution, in 1984. Widely reviewed and favorably received, the book was praised by Forbes as "a timely masterpiece that will have real impact on economic thinking in the years ahead." Dr. Roberts is the author of Alienation and the Soviet Economy, published in 1971 and republished in 1990. He is the author of Marx's Theory of Exchange, Alienation and Crisis, published in 1973 and republished in 1983. A Spanish language edition was published in 1974.

Dr. Roberts has held numerous academic appointments. He has contributed chapters to numerous books and has published many articles in journals of scholarship, including the Journal of Political Economy, Oxford Economic Papers, Journal of Law and Economics, Studies in Banking and Finance, Journal of Monetary Economics, Public Finance Quarterly, Public Choice, Classica et Mediaevalia, Ethics, Slavic Review, Soviet Studies, Rivista de Political Economica, and Zeitschrift fur Wirtschafspolitik. He has entries in the McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Economics and the New Palgrave Dictionary of Money and Finance. He has contributed to Commentary, The Public Interest, The National Interest, Harper's, the New York Times, The Washington Post, The Los Angeles Times, Fortune, London Times, The Financial Times, TLS, The Spectator, Il Sole 24 Ore, Le Figaro, Liberation, and the Nihon Keizai Shimbun. He has testified before committees of Congress on 30 occasions.

Dr. Roberts was educated at the Georgia Institute of Technology (B.S.), the University of Virginia (Ph.D.), the University of California at Berkeley and Oxford University where he was a member of Merton College.

He is listed in Who's Who in America, Who's Who in the World, The Dictionary of International Biography, Outstanding People of the Twentieth Century, and 1000 Leaders of World Influence. His latest book, HOW THE ECONOMY WAS LOST, has just been published by CounterPunch/AK Press. He can be reached at: [email protected]


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