“At the beginning of the Cultural Revolution in 1966, young Red Guards went from house to house, seeking to eradicate all vestiges of what they called “the four ‘olds’ “–old ideas, old customs, old culture and old habits. Nothing better exemplified the four olds than books.” – Jim Mann of the Los Angeles Times, 1985
There are unmistakable parallels from Mao Zedong’s “Great Proletarian Cultural Revolution” and Marxist movements today across the West. The Cultural Revolution started with book-burning and quickly turned into tearing down statues and changing the names of places and “especially street names.” Then, the Red Guards would drag “enemies” out of their homes and publicly shame them during “struggle sessions.” Finally, the Red Guards would go from house to house, confiscating property and sometimes torturing and killing the people they considered to be against the communist revolution.
The Cultural Revolution was about purging non-communists. The effort came after forced collectivization during the “Great Leap Forward” from 1958 – 1962 led to massive famine “that cost more than 40 million lives.” In the wake of the horrific Great Leap Forward, Mao Zedong had to destroy those who started to shift from communist thought. On August 8, 1966, the Central Committee of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) explained:
“Although the bourgeoisie has been overthrown, it is still trying to use the old ideas, culture, customs and habits of the exploiting classes to corrupt the masses, capture their minds and endeavor to stage a come-back.”
In order to cling to power, the CCP explained that their objective: […]
2. Many of these events too place yesterday:
— CoolTolerance (@cooltolerance) August 25, 2020
3. This is what, propaganda looks like
Washington Post and New York Times coverage of the BLM riots in Kenosha is an excellent example of what propaganda looks like. pic.twitter.com/R7mlyRoAen
— Nick Short (@PoliticalShort) August 25, 2020
4. Here is why so many countries, including Canada, is doing everything it can to make private gun ownership illegal
5. And the video that makes the case for the above
Citizens with AR-15’s stopped #BLM rioters from destroying another automobile business. Is there anyone with an IQ over 60 who doesn’t grasp the necessity of the #SecondAmendment by now? pic.twitter.com/zus7fReqwG
— James Woods (@RealJamesWoods) August 25, 2020
#Breaking: Seattle rioters used a substance suspected to be concrete to seal shut the door to the East Precinct, the Seattle Police Department has confirmed. At the same time, the rioters tried to set fire to the building. ATF is now involved. https://t.co/NXfkmV4BOE
— (((Jason Rantz))) on KTTH Radio (@jasonrantz) August 25, 2020
Thank you @AmyMek, Richard, Chris Jones, M., PC.,Wrath of Khan, and all who are staying alert and on top of things.
It is hard to believe things are getting worse. But they do appear to be getting worse.