An opposition backed by Marxist thinktanks and governments – check
Prosperous economy buckles under strain of entitlement class – check
Enforcers/troops (the “good guys”) arrive for “the safety of everyone” – check
Media reports one narrative, enforcers pursue another – check
Politicians make empty promises and issue outright lies – check
Checkpoints and curfews are established for “the safety of everyone” – check
Resistors and patriots are demonized by the media and central government – check
Stockpiling of ammunition and arms by the “good guys” – check
Citizens are told repeatedly to not worry about the nonstop build up of troops, arms, ammunition and checkpoints – check
Psychological operations undertaken designed to pit one social group against another – check
This is not the plot to an upcoming Prepper/survival novel, but a very real and unfortunate chapter from our history. The video is about an hour long, but I encourage you to watch it all and see if you can identify the numerous correlations with the present.
“….In a world of anti-individualism, we have asserted our belief in the fundamental dignity of individual man and his right of life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness…”
– Moise Tshombe
This is the same conflict where Che Guevera (under Castro’s direction) tried to expand his sphere of influence into Africa and was soundly trounced by Col. “Mad Mike” Hoare’s 5 Commando.
Mike Hoare on the right discussing liberation of Stanleyville.
Hoare’s right hand man, Alistair Wicks (right).