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by Paul Craig Roberts

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The raison d'etre of the Bush administration is war in the Middle East in order to protect America from terrorism and to ensure America's oil supply. On both counts, the Bush administration has failed catastrophically.

Bush's single-minded focus on the "war against terrorism" has compounded a natural disaster and turned it into the greatest calamity in American history. The United States has lost its largest and most strategic port and thousands of lives, and 80 percent of one of America's most historic cities is underwater.

If terrorists had achieved this result, it would rank as the greatest terrorist success in history.

Prior to 9-11, the Federal Emergency Management Agency warned that New Orleans was a disaster waiting to happen. Congress authorized the Southeast Louisiana Urban Flood Control Project (SELA) in order to protect the strategic port, the refineries and the large population.

After 2003, however, the flow of funds to SELA were diverted to the war in Iraq. During 2004 and 2005, the New Orleans Times-Picayune published nine articles citing New Orleans' loss of hurricane protection to the war in Iraq.

Every expert and newspapers as distant as Texas saw the New Orleans catastrophe coming. But President Bush and his insane government preferred war in Iraq to protecting Americans at home.

Bush's war left the Corps of Engineers only 20 percent of the funding to protect New Orleans from flooding from Lake Pontchartrain. On June 18, 2004, the Corps' project manager, Al Naomi, told the Times-Picayune: "The levees are sinking. If we don't get the money to raise them, we can't stay ahead of the settlement."

Despite the dire warnings delivered by the 2004 hurricane season, the Bush administration made deep budget cuts for flood control and hurricane funding for New Orleans. The U.S. Senate, alarmed at the Bush administration's insanity, was planning to restore the funding for 2006. But now, it is too late. Many multiples of the funding that would have saved the city are being spent to rescue it.

Not content with leaving New Orleans unprotected, it took the Bush administration five days to get the remnants of the National Guard not serving in Iraq, along with desperately needed food and water, to devastated New Orleans. This is the slowest emergency response by the U.S. government in modern times. By the time the Bush administration could organize any resources for New Orleans, many more people had died and the city was in total chaos.

Despite the most dismal performance on record, Bush's homeland security secretary, Michael Chertoff, said on Thursday that the Bush administration has done a "magnificent job."

The on-the-scene mayor of New Orleans sees it differently: "They're feeding the people a line of bull, and they are spinning, and people are dying."

"They're thinking small, man, and this is a major, major deal."

It is a major deal, one that will affect Americans far beyond New Orleans. According to reports, 25 percent of our oil and gasoline comes through the New Orleans port and refineries, all out of commission. Needed goods cannot be imported, and exports will plummet, worsening an already disastrous deficit in the balance of trade.

The increased cost of gasoline will soak up consumers' disposable incomes, with dire effects on consumer spending. U.S. economic growth will be siphoned off into higher energy costs. American lives far from New Orleans will be adversely affected.

The destruction of New Orleans is the responsibility of the most incompetent government in American history and perhaps in all history. Americans are rapidly learning that they were deceived by the superpower hubris. The powerful U.S. military cannot successfully occupy Baghdad or control the road to the airport -- and this against an insurgency based in only 20 percent of the Iraqi population. Bush's pointless war has left Washington so pressed for money that the federal government abandoned New Orleans to catastrophe.

The Bush administration is damned by its gross incompetence. Bush has squandered the lives and health of thousands of people. He has run through hundreds of billions of borrowed dollars. He has lost America's reputation and its allies. With barbaric torture and destruction of our civil liberty, he has stripped America of its inherent goodness and morality. And now Bush has lost America's largest port and 25 percent of its oil supply.

Why? Because Bush started a gratuitous war egged on by a claque of crazy neoconservatives who have sacrificed America's interests to their insane agenda.

The neoconservatives have brought these disasters to all Americans, Democrat and Republican alike. Now, they must be held accountable. Bush and his neoconservatives are guilty of criminal negligence and must be prosecuted.

What will it take for Americans to re-establish accountability in their government? Bush has gotten away with lies and an illegal war of aggression, with outing CIA agents, with war crimes against Iraqi civilians, with the horrors of the Abu Ghraib and Guantanamo torture centers, and now with the destruction of New Orleans.

What disaster will next spring from Bush's incompetence?

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This is what we want to hear. Impeach Bush now!

A Part - FROM the ( Re-Writen ) Declaration of Independence

2001 by Roger Drowne EC



and they are the ENEMIES OF DEMOCRACY

He = the Bush Family, Millionaire Class Conspiracy

has called together the Millionaires,

at places of the Millionaire Class,

Excluding the People with their wealth.


He conducts the People's Business in Secret,

meeting in unusual, uncomfortable, private MILLIONAIRE clubs

and gated castle compounds and policed private islands,

that are distant from the People of the United States



He Includes the Legislators, the Judicial, the Executives

and others billionaire individuals well hidden from the public eye

who helped buy for them unfairly or benefit from those elected to offices.


He keeps discussions on topics the millionaires want out front,

instead of open discussion on the peoples issues

of local, regional and world importance.


He operates this blatant gang stile activity in Secret

and it undermines the basic principals of the peoples Right to Know Laws

and Live in a Open Society.


He now prepares in secret to corrupt the next round of elections as we read this document.


He lacks Common Sense and INTEGRITY,

and makes letting your thoughts known to public official impossible.

The conspirators slam the door shut in the FACE of the American Peoples,

and they regurgitate

their bombastic,

millionaires, standard propaganda.

Continue Reading at

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( Re-Writen ) Declaration of Independence

Thank You,

It is with absolute amazement that I read "IMPEACH BUSH NOW!" from Paul Craig Roberts.

This guy is the conservative's conservative... and he writes that?

WOW! He is to the right of the right wing market worshipers.

"This guy is the conservative's conservative..."

A few FACTS about Dr. Paul Craig Roberts:

Dr. Paul Craig Roberts was distinguished fellow at the Cato Institute from 1993 to 1996.

Dr. Roberts is John M. Olin Fellow at the Institute for Political Economy and Research Fellow at the Independent Institute.

The Cato Institute and the Independent Institute are LIBERTARIAN, not conservative, think tanks.

You can find dozens of articles by Dr. Roberts at the LIBERTARIAN, not conservative, websites:

Here are some exerpts from just one of them:

Sycophantic Media
by Paul Craig Roberts
February 16, 2005
"The conservative media will never recover from its role as Chief Sycophant for the Bush administration..."
"...Conservative journalists and Republican politicians not only lie through their teeth, but also seek to destroy everyone who utters a word of dissent or truth....
...For example, Tom Frank of The New Republic...Frank wrote that dissenters from Bush’s gratuitous war should be beaten and even killed."

"Conservatives regard dissent as a serious offense, but they think it is treasonous to give the public real information, as contrasted with Fox "News" propaganda."

""Conservative" talk radio hosts and Republican politicians are foaming at the mouth over Ward Churchill, a University of Colorado professor of ethics. The professor’s crime – and the crazed Republicans mean the word literally – is to have stated that the US should apply to itself the same standards it applies to other countries."

Some "conservative's conservative...", huh?

Or look at a few samples of the Title/sub-title of his articles at

The Feds Are Waging War Alright
Against the American people. Article by Paul Craig Roberts

The State Pushes Us into the Dark
Paul Craig Roberts on Homeland Security and war.

Hey, Conservatives
Stop backing the totalitarian prosecutor state.

The US Government Is the Locus of Virtue
That's why the feds should rule the universe, according to National Review.
(And I would add The Nation as well)

You're just employing that same old statist ploy against LIBERTARIANS; if you're a liberal, you try to pass us off as "conservatives", if you're a conservative, you try to pass us off as "liberals".

Since neither of you have an answer for the LIBERTARIAN message; because LIBERTARIANISM overturns your big government paradigms you're reduced to trying to obscure it.

---the Bikemessenger

Mr. Noval, I mean no offense to you personally, but for someone who claims to be big on freedom, you do tend to get angry when people post opinions at variance with your own.

In all fairness, the Libertarians are on the right side of the left-right political spectrum, so, speaking as someone on the left, I can see where the distinction between Libertarianism and conservatism might get a bit hazy.

Is this drawing you out with a statist ploy, or merely not understanding Libertarianism as fluently as you? In either case, I'd rather save the insults for our enemies, not our allies. (They're much funnier that way.)

Again, I mean no disrespect to you personally. Just an observation.


On the contrary, constructive criticism is appreciated.

Yes, I get angry,but I would'nt want to inhibit anyone from expressing an opinion contrary to mine, so perhaps I should reign in the vitriol!(I'm used to the libertarian sites; very red tooth-and-claw).

I've been banned from the Libertarian Party's blogs, probably for refering to them as the "Liar-terian Party", or maybe it was suggesting that the Greens do a much better job of opposing the white house war criminal(oops, there I go again).Come to think of it, I was just starting a diatribe about how the Constitution Party was more anti-statist when they banned me.

Again, I must dispute you;we ARE NOT "on the right side of the left-right political spectrum".Even this guy aknowledges that:

Please check out the "World's Smallest Political Quiz" listed on his website:

This is a 3-dimensional perspective that will show you how the 2-dimensional left-right view is overly simplistic, and does'nt allow you to clearly see where we libertarians are coming from.

Also, if you would be so kind:

Our animated introduction to the
"widely acclaimed. If you're new to libertarianism, click here and then sit back and enjoy a delightful 10-minute animated introduction to the philosophy of liberty."
This truly captures the essense of libertarianism.I guarantee after this,"the distinction between Libertarianism and conservatism"will be stark and blatant; not the least bit hazy!

We also have our own distinct musical stye:

And Political cartoons:

If you have any further questions;
I'll be happy to try to answer them.

---Thank you,
The Bikemessenger

That is where I first read about PNAC>>>Dean is an American Hero :o)

He worked for Nixon. He knows Bush is done and fucked up way worse than Nixon so of course he's calling for it. IF HE DOESN'T RESIGN FIRST, WE KNOW THE TRIALS WE HAVE TO HOLD...

And make sure he's dragged into the proceedings since he seems to be a brat about these things...

Doug E.

Mr. Eldritch:
You say;
"...He once was a crook."
What is your basis for this defamation?

"He worked for Nixon."
He served as assistant secretary of the Treasury for Economic Policy during 1981-82.The President was Ronald Reagan.

"He knows Bush is done and fucked up way worse than Nixon(I'm sure Dr. Roberts,I and all LIBERTARIANS hope you are correct) so of course he's calling for it."
Dr. Roberts has been a LIBERTARIAN critic of statist misdeeds, both left and right (to us, your differences are superficially competitive, not ideological)since at least:
Corrupt Justice
September 28, 1999
Paul Craig Roberts
The Democratic Nazi Party
by Paul Craig Roberts
(November 23, 2000)

As I noted elsewhere,the pathetic ploy of papering LIBERTARIANS over as "conservatives" wears thin.

When are you going to suck it in and face our positions on issues, instead of just trying to hide us behind the fascists?

---The Bikemessenger

P.S.--Thank you for all the great information you've provided in re. espionage laws.I am studing them in detail and will write about the Rove/Plame matter on my blog, . I don't believe the significance of this matter is fully appreciated amongst libertarians

There was another guy like Roberts who worked for Nixon. He was a real crook. He's called for Bush resignation also and trials all the way along.

Paul Craig Roberts was the guy under Reagan, who called for the coverups of Iran-Contra if I remember it all now....he didn't support the pardon by H.W. Bush that was certain...

But he has always had a tough-as nails look at politicians including all the nazized dems and repubs that have been in office for years.

I don't think and I wouldn't say he was conservative. Libertarian or constitutionalist.

Doug E.

Printable petition for impeachment

To: Rep. John Conyers, Jr
Date: May 23, 2005
RE: The President’s Impeachable Offenses

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