Yeah, really need to make sure to see the Vet to rule out medical problems, if you haven't already. Secondly he could actually be complaining, arguing about something.
Did you or Mrs. Blue changed/moved anything in the house or schedule that effected him? Like no longer allow him in your bedroom if he was used to being in there.
The people can always be brought to the bidding of the leaders.That is easy.All you have to do is tell them they are being attacked and denounce the pacifists for lack of patriotism and exposing the country to danger.It works the same way in any country.