We've all heard the tragic news about the shootings in Las Vegas: 59 dead and hundreds more wounded at an outdoors country music festival in town. A 64-year old man named Stephen Paddock, himself shot to death, is being touted as having major - if not sole - responsibility for the shootings. That he had a role in the massacre is beyond question. However, he is being described as being alone and without motive - a claim that doesn't withstand close scrutiny.
Differing accounts say in his hotel room on the 32nd floor that there were 23 firearms, some of them automatic rifles. How could one man have possibly had use for all those rifles - unless he wasn't alone? A man who was staying in a room next to Paddock's saw several people who may have been involved. The video in that article shows gunfire from a room that is much lower than 32 stories.
I now link to an article that asks some relevant questions - questions that demand answers. If you haven't heard of "Natural News", surely you've heard of National Review. A piece therein asks questions too (some the same as the other article). Consider the financial hassle of procuring just the right hotel room - probably well in advance of the concert. Consider how it had to be both difficult and expensive to procure all those firearms - and transport them unnoticed to the hotel room(s). Could one lone older man have done all that himself? The two articles indicate that Paddock had both Antifa and ISIS ties; indeed, ISIS claimed responsibility for the massacre.
It didn't take long for the left-wing hate to spew forth. A CBS lawyer and vice president tweeted that the victims deserved their fates because country music fans are often Republican. I applaud CBS for having the decency to fire her. Prison Planet's piece contains some enlightening videos to examine along these lines.
Paul Watson's video highlights some all-too-predictable progressive shrieks calling for more abridgment of our rights to defend ourselves (as though Paddock et al weren't already breaking or circumventing gun control laws already). Just wait for some similar yap and yammer to be found in Crud or Amerika magazines, not to mention some pathetic press releases from the USCCB. I'm also anticipating that some other progressives will somehow blame this massacre on "climate change".
As we pray for the victims and their families, let us resolve to bring our nation and world back to God. Let us resolve to end abortion and all other sins against marriage, family and life. Only then do we have a chance for piece.