Posted on March 24, 2013 by lucas2012infos | Leave a comment
a former Assistant Secretary of the US Treasury spoke with King World
News about the crisis in Cyprus and warned that banks are now moving to
enslave humanity. Former Assistant of the US Treasury, Dr. Paul Craig
Roberts, also told KWN the people of Cyprus need to take to the streets
and fight against this oppression. Below is what Dr. Roberts had to say
in the second part of two extraordinary interviews which have been
Eric King: “You talked about the Cypriot government standing up
against the arm-twisting from the IMF and the ECB, if they stand strong
and this starts to spread to other countries, what does that mean for
the European Union?”
Dr. Roberts: “It saves it from being privatized by a handful of
banks. So it would be a good thing. If the banks have to write down
the loans, that’s what they are supposed to do. They are already
damaged from buying all of the toxic Wall Street waste, all of the junk
that we marketed to them.
So if they have to write down European sovereign debt on top of that,
they may be damaged. But in that case the European Central Bank should
focus directly on saving the banks, and not on destroying democracy in
order to have power concentrated in the EU.
You see this crisis is being used by the EU bureaucracy in Brussels
to destroy the financial sovereignty of the individual countries….
“That’s what this is all about. They are saying, ‘We can’t trust you
with the euro because you create too much debt. So we’re going to
decide your budget, your tax policies, and your spending policies.’
Trichet, the (former) head of the European Central Bank, he made this
clear in all of his public speeches that this is where it was going.
So what you see is the whole bailout, at the expense of the public, the
purpose is to destroy the sovereignty of the individual members, and to
concentrate the power in Brussels and in the private banks.
It’s the same here (in the US). Who runs the Treasury? Who runs the
financial regulatory agencies? Who runs the Fed? It’s all of the
executives of the banks that are ‘too big to fail.’ That’s exactly who
they are. So the various CEO’s who got the banks in trouble are now
running economic policy in the United States. That’s essentially where
it is headed in Europe.”
Eric King: “What are your thoughts when you see this kind of government theft?”
Dr. Roberts: “Well, if they get away with it, if the people accept
it, they are being reenserfed (or enslaved). People are becoming serfs
again. They exist for the purposes of that state.
So I’m all in favor of the Cypriots to take to the streets, and to
whatever level of violence they need take it to. Democracy is a human
achievement. It took centuries. So why should we just let it go away
because there is a banking crisis?”
Dr. Roberts also added: “The Russians may simply say, ‘It’s our
money that they are after. Back off.’ You can’t predict how the
Russians may respond.”
Here is the link to Part I
of the extraordinary Dr. Paul Craig Roberts written interview. The
written portion above is just a small part of this tremendous interview
with Dr. Roberts where he discusses the Cyprus crisis, the increasingly
desperate situation the West faces going forward, and much more. In
addition to the two written interviews which have been released today,
the KWN audio interview with Dr. Roberts will also be available later
today and you can listen to it by CLICKING HERE.
The interviews with Gerald Celente, Michael Pento, Nigel Farage, Eric
Sprott, Dr. Paul Craig Roberts, Egon von Greyerz, Rob Arnott, James
Turk, Jim Sinclair and Andrew Maguire are available now. Also, be sure to listen to the other recent KWN interviews which included Marc Faber, Felix Zulauf and Art Cashin by CLICKING HERE.
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