It is said that Satan is handsome. I mean if the devil was to reveal himself in the flesh, he would probably do it on a catwalk while modeling in Milan. Let me add one more log of truth to this axiom—I am certain that the devil is filthy rich and is a philanthropist to boot. In fact, the way Lucifer tricked Eve to bite of the apple was most likely by offering the fruit as charity. Ever since that fateful taste and the ensuing banishment, pseudo charity has been offered to humanity as a means of enslaving the masses with counterfeit kindness while these very same antichrists unleash their armies to steal the wealth of nations.
Of course, I wrote the previous paragraph about Satan’s philanthropy with a dash of intended sarcasm and satire. People who are victimized by the powerful and thus rendered powerless learned a long time ago to counter the wickedness of their oppressors with a healthy dose of wit. However, what I write is not comedy; the world over, one billionaire prick after another loots from nations in order to make fortunes only to turn around and give pittance as depraved donations. At times, I stew in indignation; wealth enables criminal plutocrats to not only escape judgment in court, their blood soaked money buys up the adoration of the very people they subjugate.
Let me break some news here for those who might not know. Colonialism is not a relic of the past; the aristocracy and imperialists just concocted a more efficient way to do business. The more the world got interconnected by technology and information made global affairs borderless, the less colonialists could turn to the way of the gun and savagery as a means of bleeding people into submission. Boots on the ground became an obsolete way of enslaving the masses, thus illuminated and Luciferian thinkers came up with a more brilliant and utterly malicious way of putting people into perpetual bondage and concurrently stealing their natural resources.
This blueprint of neo-colonialism was deployed and perfected in the continent we now call Africa. But before you turn away thinking what goes on in the continent of Ethiopia is no business of yours, please be aware that what I am presenting in the subsequent paragraphs is the very same practice that is repressing the masses in America and the world over. Read what comes next intently and the realization will slowly creep into your conscience. At some point most of you will think “holly shit that is what they are doing to us!” irrespective of geographic location you call home.
Colonialism thrives and is utterly dependent on the playbook of divide and conquer. A people united are not easily defeated; thus tensions have to be created between the masses in order to have them fighting each other. This is the reason artificial constructs like “black”, “white”, liberal, conservative and a never ending stream of identities were created. Consequently, this is also the reason that nations in “Africa” were carved out and invented out of pure cloth by Eurocentric bureaucrats in the 1800’s. The first step of colonization requires that one group of people, or tribe as you have it, are elevated while the rest are cast as victims of the chosen tribe.
Take for example my native land Ethiopia; the current class that has been elevated by colonialists are the Tigray tribe. Before that, it was the Amhara tribe that was raised as the “privileged class”. It is from the privileged class that the autocrat is chosen; in Ethiopia the Tigray People Liberation Front (TPLF) were given a never ending supply of weaponry and cash by their western backers so they could depose the previous regime and replicate the horrors of the Derg communist regime by other means. The principle requirement imposed on these African tyrants is that they transfer the natural resources of their nation to their western masters. As long as they do this, as long as they subserviently bow before their colonial pimps, they are allowed to stay in power and amass ungodly wealth while the huddled mass of humanity—including the majority of the people from the privileged tribe—suffer in hopelessness and indigence.
If, for any reason, the colonially backed African junta does not do exactly as their imperial masters demand, that is when the truly insidious aspect of the colonialism playbook is deployed. As imperialists and incorporated wolves armed the tyrants to the teeth, they concurrently made sure that they armed the opposition with just enough weaponry to keep the country on the precipice of war and in a perpetual simmering boil. Let a despot gain a conscience and decide to actually do for his people instead of serving his western masters or threatens the hustle of multi-national corporations, that is when jackals (paramilitary forces from countries like France, Britain, China Russia or America) are flown in with orders to assist the “rebels”.
Guerrilla groups who were once persona non grata are all the sudden lauded as freedom fighters and once western backed governments are all the sudden painted as terrorists. Sound familiar? This is what happened to Sadam Hussein, Muammar Gaddafi, Osama bin Laden and now Bashar al-Assad, each of these men were best friends of devils like Donald Rumsfeld, Dick Cheney, John Kerry and the cash cows of America’s military-financial complex before they became threats that had to be eliminated. Of course, the Corporate State Media starts to beat war drums upon command and unblinkingly supports these immoral and illegal wars because what goes BOOM! begets more eyeballs and clicks which in turn enhances their bottom line.
This is how “Africa”, a continent that has enough resources to feed the world five times over, is reduced to the status of global beggars and perpetual charity cases. The West, and to lesser extent China and Russia, fleece the entire continent and rob all nations of their resources, keep countries mired in cyclical violence and then give aid to hide their wickedness while making it seem like they are the second coming of Jesus. This aid comes by way of the World Bank and IMF “benevolence” as loans are given to put shackles of debt on the feet of nations already in distress. Why use bullets and chains to enslave countries and people when depraved plutocrats can unleash their wealth to terrorize billions of people around the globe and make nation after nation submit to their financial clout. Debt is the 21st century slave ship.
The terms of these loans are onerous; countries are expected to pay interest payments above and beyond every other social program and infrastructure project. If countries don’t remit interest payments on time, one of two things happen. Ratings agencies like Moody’s, S&P, and Fitch cripple a nation’s economy by lowering their credit rating which in return increases borrowing cost. A country that is broke is shattered by this move as the race to pay interests on loans becomes more important than taking care of the people. This is when social order starts to break down and nations start to unravel at the seams. If tyrants don’t come to their senses, they are either pushed out by internal disorder or externally fomented civil wars that eventually leads to a coup d’état only to give rise to the next tyrant. Awash in blood, rinse and repeat as needed. At “chance” would have it, the very nations who once had domain in specific regions of “Africa” deploy their forces to restore peace after they incited bloodshed to begin with. Belgium to Congo, France to Ivory Coast, Britain to Algeria, America to Liberia—these are the same zones of influence in “Africa” the aforementioned western powers once carved up for themselves. Colonialism is still in place after all.
Nations can avoid this fate of destabilization and brutal bloodshed as long as they keep up on interest payments, funnel natural resources to their western keepers, and let their lands be used as outposts for the military-industrial complex. Every country, from Ethiopia to Ivory Coast, from Algeria to South Africa, is forced to transfer their resources like diamonds, rubber, banana, coffee and oil as unfinished goods so that Wall Street corporations can import materials pennies on the dollar and then turn around and make billions. This is a pyramid scheme so diabolical and nefarious that only the devil could have conceived of this.
There is one last pernicious trait of colonialism that is actually the most Machiavellian aspect of this malignant scheme. After kneecapping and bleeding nations into hopeless cycles of warfare and destitution, these moneyed hyenas then jaunt to the same nations they buried to tap dance on victims’ graves. A procession of duplicitous billionaires partake in subterfuge and astounding hypocrisy by presenting themselves as compassionate philanthropists. You hear of them daily as they travel to Nigeria, Congo, Angola, Ethiopia and beyond pretending like they are giving back while simultaneously taking a thousand times more than they give. Photo ops show one impish billionaire after another smiling while feigning care for an impoverished child; once the photo op is over, these same monsters sign off on initiatives to steal back in spades what they gave in scarps. Alternative humans like Bill Gates, Warren Buffet, George Soros and politicians like Bill Clinton, Hillary Clinton and our ogre-in-chief Donald Trump advertise their kindness while sticking machetes in the backs of billions throughout the planet.
If a man breaks into your house, murders your father, enslaves your mother and keeps you and your siblings in a perpetual state of malnutrition, would it make any sense to call that criminal a philanthropist because he gives you one bowl of rice a day while he has you locked up in the basement as he eats filet mignon in your living room? Of course not, the larcenist and murderer would justifiably be condemned by society as a monster and be locked up or be sent to the gallows. Yet this precise scenario is exactly what these billionaire and millionaire philanthropists do all the time; they take billions in profits, give pennies on the dollar in charity and then get celebrated as altruistic angels.
What has been done in “Africa” is now being done globally, including right here in America. The elevated tribe in America are “white people” while innumerable tribes are created by way of idiotic identities that do not have a lick to do with who we are as humans. Just as colonialism oppresses all in Africa, the mass majority of “white folk” here America are being trampled along with the rest of us, yet we are so stuck on labels and artificial identities we end up fighting each other instead of uniting to take on our oppressors. What NGOs do to “Africa” and third world nations by way of false charity, our government here in America does to us in kind. They take from us billions by way of taxation and fees, transfer to Wall Street plutocrats and 1% tycoons trillions by way of Quantitative Easing and bailouts, and then give us pennies back on the dollar they took from us by way of sham government programs like Obamacare which only enhance the profits of corporations and the oligarchs.
Next time you feel like worshiping billionaires and paying homage to their “kindness”, just realize you are bowing before devils in $60,000 Kiton suits who are at the root of the economic anxieties you endure. It is said that a camel has a better chance of fitting through the eye of a needle than a rich man has of getting to heaven. That is because the rich are willing to commit mind-bending atrocities and wreak havoc on a global scale in order to maintain and enhance their fortunes. Money is the greatest of makeup for it serves to cover up the devious nature of these wealthy scoundrels and empowers them to keep taking more and more as they pretend they are giving to humanity. The cruelty committed against the continent of Ethiopia is being done to us here in America and throughout the world. We better wake up soon or else we will all be guests in Hotel Rwandan—do I have to remind you how that went down? #DevilsWearKiton
“There is a sufficiency in the world for man’s need but not for man’s greed.” ~ Mahatma Gandhi
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Check out the Ghion Cast below where I discuss how the blueprint of colonialism deployed in my native land Ethiopia is being used here in America and beyond.
Check out the Ghion Cast below where I discuss how unity enabled rag tag armies to defeat colonial powers in Ethiopia, Haiti and of course America. A people united can’t be defeated.
Lastly, check out the Ghion Cast where I talk about foundation of colonialism which are these artificial labels and identities which have been imposed upon us.
Originally from Ethiopia with roots to Atse Tewodros II, Lij Teodrose is a former community organizer whose writing was incorporated into Barack Obama's South Carolina primary victory speech in 2008. He pivoted away from politics and decided to stand for collective justice after experiencing the reality of the forgotten masses. His writing defies conventional wisdom and challenges readers to look outside the constraints of labels and ideologies that serve to splinter the people. Lij Teodrose uses his pen to give a voice to the voiceless and to speak truth to power.
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