Contrary to FBI Hooey, Steven Paddock Fits the Profile of a Convert


Noted Counterjihad activist Pamela Geller is not dismissing the Muslim convert motive behind Stephen Paddock’s mass murder terrorism. Geller is noted and yet also controversial. The American Left enjoys lying about Counterjihadists by calling them racists rather than people that expose the dark side of Islam. Geller on the other hand tips the Leftist hate scale off the meter.

 

In full disclosure, I find Geller a bit brusque. Nonetheless, she is passionate in pushing back the Leftist lies about Islamic acceptance as well as pushing back on the Left’s labelling Geller as a racist. The irony there is that Geller has a Jewish ancestry.

 

Here is Pamela Geller’s reasoning behind Paddock being an Islamic terrorist complete with photos of other elderly converts to Islam to prove her point to not completely dismiss the possibility.

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Contrary to FBI Hooey, Steven Paddock Fits the Profile of a Convert

 

By Pamela Geller

October 9, 2017

Geller Report

 

The idea floated by “intel” agencies that Steven Paddock didn’t fit the profile of a Muslim convert is absurd on its face, and further proof that the keystone clowns and their “profilers” at the FBI haven’t a clue. How can they profile what they refuse to acknowledge, learn about or recognize?

 

The fact is the FBI has nothing. Over a week after the monstrous slaughter, they have nothing and yet they have dismissed ISIS claims out of hand, despite the fact ISIS does not take credit for attacks that are not theirs. Not only did they take credit, they did something they never did before – they doubled and tripled down. The Islamic State (IS) featured an infographic on the Las Vegas attack in the 100th issue of its al-Naba weekly newspaper, and indicated that the shooter, “Abu Abdul Barr al-Amriki,” had converted to Islam six months ago.

 

Jihad is the only motive that makes any sense. And the fact that the FBI has nothing else points to that. That Steven Paddock left no digital trail might very well be deliberate – to show how incompetent our law enforcement agencies are. ISIS took credit for the downing of the Russian jetliner in the Sinai. Everyone in law enforcement dismissed that too. Until ISIS provided proof a couple of weeks later, that is. I suspect we may see the same thing happen here. The Vegas attack mirrors the sophisticated planning and secrecy consistent with more complex ISIS plots like Sinai explosion of Russian airliner.

 

We have been told that because Paddock was white and 64, it is unlikely that he would be a convert to Islam. Why? Islam is ideological – it’s not a race or an age. It’s a belief system. It’s also being said that if Paddock was a convert, Homeland Security is going to have to change their whole approach to jihad terror in the Homeland. We can only hope. Because this war has nothing to do with age, race or gender – it’s religious. And profiling is required. On the top of my watch list would be converts. Who would be attracted to an ideology that is the cause of hatred, misogyny, subjugation and slaughter?

 

What ISIS has to Lose if it’s Lying about Las Vegas

 

He was a happy-go-lucky guy who drank and gambled until he stopped.

 

He made multiple trips to the Middle East.

 

Sophisticated planning and secrecy consistent with more complex ISIS plots like Sinai explosion of Russian airliner.

 

As FBI investigates Vegas attack, remember its FAILED investigations of Orlando jihadi mass murderer, Boston bombers, Garland jihadis, Boston beheaders

 

Here are some older, white converts who have been convicted of jihad terror.

 

Muslim convert Jack Roche convicted of plotting with Al Qaeda to blow up the Israel embassy in Australia.

 

Muslim convert Valentine Vladimir Mazlovsky, ISIS solider.

 

Don Morgan, Muslim convert, ISIS supporter.

 

Daniel Patrick Boyd is an American who in July 2009 was convicted for his participation in a jihadist terrorist cell in North Carolina

 

‘Only Allah can judge me’: Muslim convert Richard Dart refuses to stand in dock as he is sentenced to six years in prison for terrorism offences

 

Muslim convert Sebastian Gregerson an Islamic State “soldier” convicted of plotting violent jihad was sentenced to four years in federal prison

 

And these gingers.

 

Jamaal Uddin
Jordan Horner

 

A member of the notorious “Muslim Patrol,” which threatened to “kill the non-believers.” Renounced his previous lifestyle of boozing and “seeing girls.” Jailed for assault and for using threatening words and behaviour.

 

Salahuddin al-Britani
Richard Dart

A middle-class white boy who became a Christian while working at a kids’ camp in the US, Dart was converted to radical Islam by hate preacher Anjem Choudary and later jailed for planning terrorist activities.

 

Sherafiyah Lewthwaite
Samantha Lewthwaite

 

A troubled child who sought solace with Muslim neighbours, Lewthwaite has a string of terrorist ex-boyfriends (some imprisoned, some dead), including 7/7 suicide bomber Germaine Lindsay – hence her nickname, the “White Widow.” Currently on the run and a member of terrorist group Al-Shabaab.

 

Shaykh Abdal Hakim Murad
Tim Winter

 

Cambridge director of studies who once recorded a video describing homosexuality as a sinful and “inherent aberration,” and gays as “ignorant people who don’t know what their bodies are for.”

 

Brother Adam (centre)
MC Chippy

 

Chippy is not known to be an extremist, but his videos are used as a recruitment tool in Bradford and elsewhere. 

 

Matthew Hamza (centre)
Matthew Newton

 

Described by his family as a quiet lad, Newton started recruiting for the Taliban from a stall in Longsight market in Manchester. Jailed for trying to radicalise undercover police officers.

 

Abu Jibreel
Paul Mellor

 

Formally a Lance Corporal in the Irish Guards, Mellor turned his back on the Queen to become a self-declared “soldier of Allah.”

 

Abdul-Aziz ibn Myat
David Myatt

 

Myatt converted to Islam, becoming a notable apologist for suicide bombing civilians.

 

Abdullah Deen

 

Former drum and bass MC, Millwall fan, cocaine dealer and self-employed perfume salesman before his conversion to radical Islam.

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Pamela Geller is the President of the American Freedom Defense Initiative (AFDI), publisher of PamelaGeller.com and author of The Post-American Presidency: The Obama Administration’s War on America and Stop the Islamization of America: A Practical Guide to the Resistance. 

 

A Las Vegas War Zone


Someday law enforcement will reveal to the public either their best theory behind Stephen Paddock’s mass murder in Las Vegas, NV. So far, the only fact we really know is that Paddock was involved in a well-planned attack at the Mandalay Bay Hotel and Casino killing 59 and wounding over 500.

 

Justin Smith looks at the infamous tragedy.

 

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A Las Vegas War Zone 

 

By Justin O. Smith

Sent 10/7/2017 1:04 AM

 

America was struck speechless with horror, grief, rage and fury, when breaking news from Las Vegas, Nevada flashed images of good and decent young men and women being cut down in a hail of automatic weapons fire, at the Route 91 Harvest Festival concert on October 1st, by an incredibly well-armed, strategically positioned psychopathic assassin. A great evil had descended upon this field of nearly twenty-two thousand joyful and excited concert goers, striking the life from 59 and wounding 527 in a most terrible manner, and it left memories of devastation and unimaginable horror with all, who witnessed this heinous act of terror.

 

The first shots of the worst mass shooting in U.S. history rang out at 10:05 PM, from an 1800 square feet luxury corner suite of the Mandalay Bay Hotel, where Stephen Paddock, a 64 year old multimillionaire gambler from Mesquite, Nevada, had stocked 23 semi-automatic weapons — some AR15s and AR10s — modified with bumpstocks to simulate automatic fire, at least one automatic weapon and thousands of rounds of ammunition, over several days. And Paddock was running amok.

 

At 10:08 PM, a police transmission relayed: “We got shots fired! It sounded like an automatic firearm.”

 

One of the first casualties was Sonny Melton, 29, a registered nurse from Big Sandy, TN, who was also a surgical assistant for his wife, Heather, a surgeon. He died trying to shield her from the bullets, even as Heather tried to save him from bleeding out. In an emotional interview, Heather told NBC’s Savannah Guthrie, “I lost half my heart.”

 

As soon as everybody realized the rapid multiple pop-pop-pops they were hearing weren’t fireworks, chaos ensued, as many dove for cover and many others sprang into action to help the wounded. One off duty emergency medical technician, Travis Phippen, crawled from victim to victim, according to the LA Times, and he plugged their wounds with cloth and saw the woman next to him get shot in the head. He also found his own father, John (age 56), mortally wounded.

 

Mikkena Parry, a young teenager, shed tears as she tried to speak to ABC’s David Muir about the horror she and others experience that night. A bullet went through her arm and into her abdomen. Her boyfriend and two other teens carried her to the back of a pickup truck and rushed her to the hospital.

 

And there was Jonathan Smith, a thirty year old who reportedly saved up to 30 lives, taking a bullet to the neck.

 

The calls went out and off duty doctors and nurses rushed to Las Vegas hospitals, like University Medical Center and Sunrise Hospital, where they worked on the victims throughout hours of surgery. Dr. Jay Coates, a trauma and critical care surgeon at UMC, said, “They were coming in so fast … with lung contusions, liver and spleen contusions … It was like a war zone.”

 

Audio from the concert reveals a fire rate impossible for even the most skilled shooters, with specialized triggers. During one 31 second span, Paddock fired a staggering 280 rounds.

 

Nearly ten minutes of continuous fire had passed by the time Jesus Campos, hotel security, reached Paddock’s door and distracted him from his murderous mission, as Paddock shot through the door and hit him in the upper thigh. Over 200 more rounds followed Campos’s retreat down the corridor; and with police converging on the room, Paddock took his own life. Campos’s interdiction saved lives.

 

Police waited for reinforcements and SWAT from 10:40 to 11:20, when SWAT detonated an explosive device to breach the door. They found Paddock dead.

 

At 12:31 AM Monday, authorities finally announced they thought Paddock was the only attacker. Two hours and twenty-six minutes had passed, and the massacre was officially over.

 

A note has been reported to have been found in Paddock’s room by authorities, according to numerous sources, like the Daily Wire. Perhaps once authorities decide it doesn’t compromise their investigation, they will release its content. It may reveal a piece of the puzzle towards motive.

 

Clint Van Zandt, a former FBI hostage negotiator from the bureau’s behavioral science unit, stated: ” On the surface, Paddock didn’t seem like a typical mass murderer. Paddock is much older than the typical shooter and was not known to be suffering from mental illness.”

Paddock has broken the mold as a 64 year old millionaire mass murderer. This is a different level of mass shooting and an outlier on every level.

 

Analyzing Paddock’s computer, cellphone and other electronic devices, investigators have found no clear connection to extremist or activist groups or outward display of mental illness, according to the Associated Press. He was called a loner, unfriendly, distant, surly and quick to anger by many of his neighbors in several states where he owned homes.

 

And, the fact that Stephen’s brother Eric says Stephen “wasn’t a gun guy” doesn’t hold any weight. They weren’t close, and Stephen hadn’t seen his other brother, Patrick, in 20 years.

 

Paddock owned over 40 guns and acquired some of them years ago, in Utah, Texas, Nevada and California. He had an Alaskan hunting license. He obviously learned to use them over time.

 

On October 4th, Clark County, Nevada Sheriff Joseph Lombardo said: “What we know is Stephen Paddock is a man who spent decades acquiring weapons and ammo and living a secret life much of which will never be fully understood.” He also said it was only logical to “make the assumption” that Paddock had “some help at some point” in pulling off that Sunday’s massacre.

 

One should investigate the possibility, that Paddock either had knowing accomplices or simply people he used without their knowledge in gathering items, like the ammonium nitrate, fifty pounds of tannerite explosive and 1600 rounds of ammo found in his car. However, he could have accomplished this on his own. He had plenty of time and millions of dollars on his side, and it would have been easy to move the ten suitcases, noted by the FBI, filled with guns and ammunition to his room, slowly, patiently and methodically, and without drawing any notice to himself.

 

Paddock’s act of terror didn’t require “military training”, only a familiarization with his tools of terror. He was shooting down from the 32nd floor into clusters of people, who were less than 400 yards away, alternating between two different weapons position. He didn’t have to be a good marksman or even really aim the rapid automatic fire, because from his vantage point, casualties were assured. Anyone, even a twelve year old boy, could do the same.

 

Where was Paddock’s conscience or moral code, that should have stopped him from carrying out his act of pure evil?

 

Now, numerous false stories or stories not verified, substantiated or authenticated, like Reuters’ claim that Paddock converted to Islam, based on only one anonymous source, harm the investigation, tying up resources needed elsewhere. There are other claims that are more plausible, such as Paddock was a member of Antifa; another says he was a Trump hater, but both, to date, cannot be confirmed. The cacophony of white noise and misinformation is drowning out the truth.

 

In the midst of our raw pain and grief so fresh, America understands that a cold-blooded, calculating and evil monster slithered forth, on a beautiful Sunday night, intent on breaking the hearts and the human souls of fine and loving Americans, taking one loved one after another and making a deep cut through the heart of those, not quite saints, who live close to God. Rather than breaking us, he strengthened our resolve to find anyone who knew of his plans or helped him, and as our spirits surge, we work in our knowledge there will be an accounting and America will carry on singing God Bless America.

 

By Justin O. Smith

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Edited by John R. Houk

Source links are by the Editor.

 

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The Paddock Mystery


John R. Houk

© October 4, 2017

 

If you’ve been watching the media since Sunday, you are very aware that Stephen Paddock is the lone gunman at Mandalay Bay Massacre. He paid for two suites on the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay Casino and Hotel. Stocked the rooms with 23-gun weapons and the ammunition to load them. Then Paddock proceeded to meticulously kill 59 people and wound 527 outdoor concert goers to a Route 91Harvest Country Music Festival in Las Vegas Nevada.

 

WHY?

 

So far nobody knows or at least the city, State and Federal authorities aren’t sharing a motive with the public.

 

Here’s the thing. Paddock was a retired 64-year old wealthy White guy from Mesquite, NV; about 80 miles or so from Las Vegas. When I first heard about the bloody shooting and the likely planning that had to go into Paddock’s murder spree, my first thought was Islamic terrorism. If crazy Muslims didn’t do it, then it must have been crazy the Marxist Antifa/Black Live Matter types. OR I gave an outside consideration to Right Wing violent extremist groups like Neo-Nazis or White Identity racists.

 

BUT THEN I heard some info on Fox News. The man was 64, he had a lot of dough, and held no ideology of the Left, Right or Crazy Religion. His bad habit was gambling his fortune – I heard – made from Real Estate deals.

 

Stephen Paddock does not fit the profile of any kind of crazy ideology on the Left, Right or Religion.

 

So I’m going with a Heavy.com 5 Fast Facts post about Stephen Paddock until further info develops – if at all.

 

You might find The Australian article interesting since Paddock’s girlfriend – Marilou Danley – is an Australian citizen (born in the Philippines) which has 10/4/17 updated info. (Head’s up: The Australian may allow only one view then ask you to pay for a subscription when you return. It is a long article loaded with info and that is the reason for the head’s up.)

 

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Stephen Paddock: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

 

By Tom Cleary

Published Oct 2, 2017 at 6:06am

Updated Oct 3, 2017 at 11:46pm

Heavy.com

 

Stephen Paddock pictured in a photo on Marilou Danley’s Facebook page – Facebook/Getty

 

Stephen Paddock has been identified as the gunman who opened fire on concertgoers at the Route 91 Harvest country music festival in Las Vegas on Sunday, leaving 59 people dead and more than 500 wounded in the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history, police said.

 

The shooter, a 64-year-old from Mesquite, Nevada, was firing from the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay Hotel down at the festival, which was located in a fairgrounds area on Las Vegas Boulevard, hitting concertgoers. Officers responded to the hotel room and engaged the suspect, police said. They do not believe at this time that there were any other shooters, despite reports of multiple gunmen. Police said they do not have an accurate number of victims yet, saying the totals they’ve released so far are estimates.

 

 

Paddock’s brother told The Associated Press that the shooter was a retired accountant who became a multimillionaire through real estate investments and high stakes gambling. “He was a guy who had money,” Eric Paddock said of his brother. “He went on cruises and gambled.”

This story is still developing and not much is known about Stephen Paddock so far. Here is what we do know about him and what we know about the shooting:

 

  1. Stephen Paddock, a Former Mailman & IRS Agent, Had 23 Guns Inside His Hotel Room

 

 

Police said the shooter, identified as Stephen Paddock, was a “local individual” who was firing from the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay hotel just outside the concert area. He was found dead inside the hotel room, where 23 guns were later found, after a police SWAT team used an explosive breach to blow open the door and then engaged with him. Police said they believe he died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound before officers arrived in the room. A security guard who went to the room before officers arrived was shot through the door by the gunman. His condition was not known Monday night.

 

The concert festival was taking place in an outdoor area across from the Mandalay Bay and Luxor casinos on the famed Las Vegas Strip. A video taken by someone at the concert shows the moment when gunfire, described by police and witnesses as coming from an automatic weapon, erupted, with several shots fired in rapid succession:

 

VIDEO: Mandalay Bay Shooting – Drew Akiyoshi Twitter video (10/1/17)

 

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Police said 12 rifles seized during searches in the hotel room and his homes had “bump stocks,” which are legal modifications that simulate automatic fire. Police said they found a total of 47 firearms, including rifles, shotguns and pistols, purchased legally in Nevada, California, Texas and Utah. Police and sources who have spoken to multiple media outlets have described a shooter’s perch within the hotel room, where he smashed out windows to fire at the concert crowd with guns mounted on bipods. Police said he had two cameras in the hallway of the hotel, including hidden in a room service cart, and in the peephole of his door to watch for approaching police.

 

Photos and videos from the concert festival also showed multiple victims, including people on the ground, bleeding. The shooting was first reported about 10 p.m. local time.

 

Active shooters at Mandalay Bay/Route 91 with automatic weapons & people down. Stay away from the Vegas strip! pic.twitter.com/81D6GEEInu

 

— Justin Aaron Morris (@IAMJUSTINAARON) October 2, 2017

 

Paddock was semi-retired, managing real estate properties that his brother said made him millions of dollars, and gambling as a high roller at casinos in Las Vegas and near his Mesquite, Nevada, home, in recent years. He is a former IRS agent and letter carrier for the U.S. Postal Service, The Associated Press reports. A government spokesperson told the AP that the shooter worked for the USPS from 1976 to 1978 as a mailman and then worked for the Internal Revenue Service for six years, until 1984, as an agent. After that, he took a job as an auditor for a defense contractor.

 

VIDEO: Las Vegas Mass Shooting Full Scanner Audio of Police Response

 

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Published on Oct 2, 2017

 

All credit to this recording goes to broadcastify. Only reuploading this to help more people be able to listen to what exactly took place. Listener discretion is advised.

 

According to police scanner transmissions, 72 minutes passed between the first shots fired and when officers breached the hotel room where Paddock was holed up. Police believe he was firing into the crowd for about 9 to 11 minutes, unloading about 20 volleys of bullets from hundreds of yards away.

 

Videos show the area from where he was shooting from:

 

 

 

 

These maps show where the shooting occurred:

 

 

VIDEO: Reference map of Las Vegas Mandalay Bay hotel and Route 91 Harvest festival location

 

Posted by Brad Herman

Published on Oct 2, 2017

 

My heart goes out to those effected by this horrific tragedy. When the news broke I was having a hard time understanding the layout of the festival, the security, the police, and the shooter. I used Apple maps and was able to understand the location better. I put this out there Incase it’s helpful to anyone else.

 

You can listen to police scanner audio from the moment officers entered the room below:

https://twitter.com/McKenney93/status/914769131827863553

 

Stephen Craig Paddock, 64, had lived on Babbling Brook Court in Mesquite, Nevada, since June 2016. He previously lived in Reno, Nevada, from 2011 to 2016, and also had an address in Melbourne, Florida, from 2013 to 2015. He had also lived in Henderson, Nevada, and several locations in Texas, including Mesquite, and California since 1990. He was born April 9, 1953. Paddock graduated from Cal State Northridge in 1977.

 

Mesquite is located about 80 miles, or 1 hour and 16 minutes, away from Las Vegas, along Nevada’s border with Arizona. Mesquite, a city in Clark County, is home to about 17,400 people, including several retirement communities, along with casinos and golf courses.

 

Sheriff Joe Lombardo, when asked by a reporter if the shooting was an “act of terrorism,” said “no, not at this point. We believe it was a local individual. He resides here locally. I’m not at liberty to give you his place of residence yet, because it’s an ongoing investigation, we don’t know what his belief system was at this time. … Right now we believe he is the sole aggressor at this point and the scene is static.”

 

 

Police have not yet released a motive. Paddock does not have any known ties to terrorist organizations, NBC’s Pete Williams reports. ISIS has claimed responsibility for the attack, claiming, without evidence, that Paddock is a “soldier” who converted to Islam months ago and was fighting for the so-called Islamic State, The Associated Press reports.

 

 

“We have determined to this point no connection to an international terror group,” FBI Special Agent-in-Charge Aaron Rouse said at a press conference. He said they are continuing to investigate to ensure that is a fact.

 

But ISIS claimed responsibility for the attack through its Amaq propaganda agency and said the shooter, “executed the operation in response to calls to target countries of the coalition,” but did not name Paddock, The Associated Press reports. According to the AP, ISIS often claims responsibility for attacks the group has inspired, but did not have any direct involvement in carrying out. The terror group has often instructed its followers to carry out lone wolf attacks, using guns, knives or vehicles to kill as many people as possible. Las Vegas has previously been threatened by ISIS, including in a recent video.

 

 

 

ISIS does not claim every shooting or incident as being carried out by its followers, but it has made false claims in the past, including in June 2017 when the terror group claimed its follower had launched an attack at a casino in Manila. Officials later said the incident was a robbery carried out by an indebted gambler.

 

 

U.S. intelligence authorities are aware of the claim and are tracking it, Voice of America’s Jeff Seldin reports.

 

“Surprising as it sounds, statement issued on legit primary source. Interestingly, Amaq released 2 statements: one claiming attacker as an #ISIS soldier, & 2nd that he ”converted to Islam” months ago,” Rita Katz of the SITE Intelligence group says.”) Given what is known of attacker Stephen Paddock, #ISIS needs evidence. Otherwise, might make ISIS appear (more) desperate for claims.”

 

 

Lombardo said multiple firearms were found inside the hotel room. He said the room is still being processed and further details weren’t immediately available. KTNV, citing police sources, reports that Paddock had 23 guns inside the hotel room, along with two platforms set up to shoot from. He also had cameras to see police arriving, the news station reports. He is believed to have used long range rifles, News 8 Now reports. Police suspect that at least one of the weapons was modified to allow it to function as a rapid-fire weapon, according to CNN. The guns included a handgun, along with a .223 caliber and a .308 caliber rifle, CNN reports. Police believe that the weapons were purchased legally.

 

 

Along with the weapons, police believe he had some sort of a hammer that he used to smash the hotel’s windows prior to the shooting, CNN reports. Ammonia nitrate, a chemical compound used in fertilizer and that can be used to make explosives, was in his car, police said. No other chemicals or compounds were found in the vehicle.

 

 

Las Vegas Undersheriff Kevin McMahill told CNN that they found Paddock by listening to where the gunshots were coming from.

 

VIDEO: Las Vegas police briefing over 100 injured over 20 dead including an off duty police officer

 

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Published on Oct 2, 2017

 

Update

 

Deceased Las Vegas shooting suspect identified as 64-year-old Stephen Paddock

 

Mari-Lou Darnley was described as an Asian female, about 4’11 and 111 pounds. Authorities told the public to keep an eye out for a Hyundai with a Nevada plate: 114B40 and a Chrysler with a Nevada plate 19D401.

 

At least 20 people were killed and 100 injured in a mass shooting at a country music festival at the Mandalay Bay hotel in Las Vegas.

 

The lone suspect was killed in an engagement with Las Vegas officers, police confirmed in a briefing held around 1:30 a.m.

 

They described the suspect as a “lone wolf” and do not believe there are other suspects involved. The suspect was described as a local of the Las Vegas area and officials do not believe he is connected with terrorism groups.

 

Police were actively searching for a woman described as an associate of the suspect.

 

The associate was identified as Marilou Danley. She is an Asian woman, about 4 feet, 11 inches tall, weighing about 111 pounds. Police are trying to locate her and described her as a companion traveling with the suspect.

 

The Route 91 country music festival was taking place at the Mandalay. Hundreds of people were seen fleeing the area.

 

The shooting took place at the end of a performance by Jason Aldean. The singer was not injured in the shooting.

 

Officers obtained a warrant to search the home in Mesquite where the gunman lived. That search was completed Monday and police said they had no new intelligence to provide at a press conference. Police said they found 18 additional guns, explosives, thousands of rounds of ammunition and electronic devices inside the house. They located another property in northern Nevada and were planning to search that.

 

 

Public records do not show any criminal convictions for Paddock in Nevada. Undersheriff McMahill told CNN that he had no major “derogatory” criminal record other than a minor traffic citation in Las Vegas. Mesquite Police told CBS News that he had no run-ins with him. They said he lived in a retirement community, called Sun City and wasn’t a military veteran.

 

 

“We believe it’s a solo actor. A lone wolf,” Lombardo said. “We are comfortable that the primary aggressor in this event has expired or passed away and is no longer a threat.”

 

Paddock is believed to have checked into the Mandalay Bay hotel as a guest, The Associated Press reports. He had been there since September 28, police said. He rented two rooms, one facing east and one facing north, the Nevada Independent reports. Investigators are still working to determine what he was doing prior to the shooting.

 

VIDEO: Exclusive look at Vegas hotel room, a year before shooting

 

 

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Published on Oct 3, 2017

 

Fox viewer shares footage of the hotel room used by the Vegas shooter taken one year ago.

 

According to police, the gunman had multiple weapons inside the room, and hotel employees went “to and fro” during the days before the shooting, but saw “nothing nefarious.”

 

VIDEO: Weapons and debris inside hotel room used by Vegas gunman#3/10

 

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Published on Oct 3, 2017

 

Inside the hotel room used by Las Vegas massacre gunman Stephen Paddock.

 

Christopher Sullivan, who managers Guns & Guitars in Mesquite, told the New York Times that Paddock bought three guns, a handgun and two rifles, in the last year. Sullivan told the newspaper he passed a routine federal screening. “The man does not have a criminal history,” he said.

 

Sullivan said, “We have cooperated with local and federal authorities.” He called Paddock a “normal fellow, normal guy – nothing out of the ordinary. As for what goes on in a person’s mind, I couldn’t tell you. I know nothing about him personally.”

 

When asked about a possible motive, Sheriff Joe Lombardo told reporters, “I can’t get into the mind of a psychopath at this point.”

 

The first of the victims killed was identified as Sonny Melton, of Tennessee. You can read about the victims as they are identified here. They include two police officers who were on duty and were shot, police said. One is in critical, but stable, condition after surgery. Another police officer was off duty and at the concert and was killed, Sheriff Joe Lombardo said. “Obviously this is a tragic incident. And one that we have never experienced in this valley,” Lombardo said.

 

GoFundMe account has been set up to raise money for the victims. You can make a donation here.

 

  1. He Berated His Girlfriend at the Starbucks They Often Frequented, the Workers There Say

 

Marilou Danley

 

Police were looking for a “person of interest,” Marilou Danley. She was described as a “companion” of the shooter and police and Paddock’s family have now called her his boyfriend. Police have since made contact with her, but still would like to question her. She is out of the country, and was not in the United States during the shooting, but it is unclear where she is, with reports indicating she is in her native Philippines, and others that she is in Tokyo or Australia.

 

“We are interested in talking to her for followup,” Lombardo said at a press conference. Police were also looking for two vehicles with Nevada plates, a Hyundai Tucson with license plate number 114B40 and a Chrysler Pacifica Touring with plate number 19D401. They were registered to the gunman. Lombardo said the vehicles have been found.

 

Police said Danley, 62, lived with the shooter in Mesquite. Public records show she had lived at the same address as him since January 2017. CNN reports that she has been cleared of any involvement in the shooting.

 

Danley and Paddock were seen often at a Starbucks in Mesquite, the Los Angeles Times reports. Workers there said he often mistreated her in front of them, berating her verbally.

 

“It happened a lot,” Esperanza Mendoza, the Starbucks supervisor, told the newspaper. She said he would always order a Venti mocha cappuccino and she would get a medium caramel macchiato. Mendoza said Danley would ask Paddock to let her use his casino card to make the purchases.

 

“He would glare down at her and say—with a mean attitude—‘You don’t need my casino card for this. I’m paying for your drink, just like I’m paying for you.’ Then she would softly say, ‘OK’ and step back behind him. He was so rude to her in front of us,” Mendoza said.

 

She said he was tall, had a beer belly and often had heavy bags under his eyes. “He looked like he never slept because of the large bags under his eyes,” Mendoza told the Times. Danley was shorter and stood at his elbow when they were next to each other. Workers at Starbucks were shocked when they saw Paddock’s photo.

 

“That’s because of what he’d done and because we have been face to face with this man so many times,” Mendoza told the newspaper.

 

Police form a perimeter around the road leading to the Mandalay Hotel (background) after a gunman killed at least 50 people and wounded more than 200 others when he opened fire on a country music concert in Las Vegas, Nevada.

 

Police said they still want to talk to her and get her back to the country. Her family is from the Philippines. According to ABC News, sources said Paddock has sent “tens of thousands” of dollars to someone in the Philippines in recent months.

 

 

Marilou Danley’s Facebook profile reads, “Proud mom and grandma who lives life to the fullest.” Her last public post was an update of her profile picture in August. She had posted numerous photos of herself. Friends commented on her looks, and she wrote under one, “Thanks …That was taken at Wiltshire Roof Top Restaurant in L.A.” In 2016, she wrote in the comment thread under a photo, “…Kuha Sa Jumeira Beach, Dubai.”

 

She said on her Linkedin profile that she has worked at a casino in the past. She has also lived in Sparks and Reno, Nevada, along with Canton, Ohio; Springdale, Arkansas; and Memphis, Tennessee, according to public records. Danley once worked as a “high limit hostess,” to members of loyalty club at Atlantis Casino in Reno. Members of Club Paradise spent large quantities of money and received discounted hotel rooms, meals and other amenities, the New York Times reports.

 

Earlier scanner traffic indicated that police may have gotten Danley’s name, at least in part, from a credit/debit card left in the Mandalay Bay hotel room by the main suspect. “He was utilizing some of her identification,” Sheriff Joe Lombardo said.

 

She was previously married to Geary Danley, of Arkansas, who is not believed to have any connection to the shooting, despite some on social media saying police have been searching for him.

 

You can read more about Danley at the link below:

 

Marilou Danley: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

 

  1. Paddock Gambled More Than $10,000 a Day, Had a Pilot’s License & Once Worked for a Defense Contractor

 

 

Sheriff Joe Lombardo said details about Paddock’s background are still being determined by investigators. NBC News earlier reported that Paddock was having relationship issues, but that has not been confirmed. His exact relationship with the woman he was living with, Marilou Danley, was not clear Monday afternoon.

 

Paddock is not believed to have had children, CNN reports. He was previously married, but had been divorced from that woman for 27 years after 6 years of marriage, CNN reports.

 

Police told CBS News that he had recently been gambling, including at the Mandalay Bay casino, and used Marilou Danley’s ID at a “slot club.” Undersheriff Kevin McMahill told CBS that there was a “gaming club, slot club, that casinos use and he was at one point using that card to gamble with. We know he’s been gambling.”

 

According to NBC News, Paddock gambled more than $10,000 per day, and at times reached levels of $20,000 to $30,000 per day, at Las Vegas casinos. A source gave that information to NBC News based on Multiple Currency Transaction Reports. “According to a U.S. statute, a CTR is a Treasury- and IRS-mandated report that casinos have to file when ‘each transaction in currency involving cash-in and cash-out of more than $10,000 in a gaming day,’” NBC reports. The news network said it is not clear if the transactions reported by Paddock were losses or wins.

 

He also played a local casino in Mesquite:

 

 

He enjoyed playing $100-a-hand poker, according to CNN. NBC News reports that he Paddock had recently made large gambling transactions, but it was not known if those were the result of wins or losses.

 

Paddock filed a lawsuit against a casino in 2012. It was dismissed in 2014.

 

Clark County court records show that Paddock sued a Las Vegas strip hotel in 2012. He filed the lawsuit against Cosmopolitan Hotels & Resorts Inc. in September 2012. The case was dismissed with prejudice on October 3, 2014, and then later settled through arbitration. Records show he was suing for “Negligence – Premises Liability.” According to the Las Vegas Review-Journal, Paddock claimed in the lawsuit he “slipped and fell on an obstruction on the floor” and was injured because of the “dangerous condition.”

 

Other public records show that Paddock had an airmen’s certification. According to the FAA, Paddock was issued the private pilot license on November 17, 2003, and was rated as being able to fly a single-engine airplane and an instrument airplane. He last had a medical examination in February 2008. “MUST HAVE AVAILABLE GLASSES FOR NEAR VISION,” the records state. He was living in Mesquite, Texas, in Dallas County, at the time.

 

 

Paddock owned two aircraft, according to NBC News. Paddock appears to have worked as an accountant or auditor, ABC News reports. He also had a hunting license in Alaska, according to ABC.

 

NBC News reports Paddock briefly worked for a defense contractor and managed real estate properties. The defense contractor, Lockheed Martin, said in a statement that Paddock worked for a predecessor company from 1985 to 1988. “We’re cooperating with authorities to answer questions they may have about Mr. Paddock and his time with the company.”

 

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  1. His Brother Says the Family Is ‘Dumbfounded’ by What Happened & Says the Shooter, Who Had No Religious or Political Affiliation, ‘Must Have Snapped’

 

 

Tracy Connor, a NBC News investigative reporter, spoke to Paddock’s family and was told they are shocked by what happened. His brother told Connor there were no warning signs. He said he was “just a guy” who lived in Mesquite and went to shows in Las Vegas and gambled there. The brother said he had a girlfriend and was semi-retired after having a series of jobs he would not get into.

 

Eric Paddock, the gunman’s brother, told the Daily Mail that the family is “dumbfounded” and said there was “absolutely no indication he could do something like this.” He added that Stephen Paddock had no political or religious affiliation.

 

Paddock was not a registered voter, as either a Democrat or a Republican, in Clark County or elsewhere in Nevada, where his permanent residence was located. He was also not a registered voter in Florida, despite some social media claims he was a registered Democrat there.

 

Eric Paddock said “he was just a guy. Something happened, he snapped or something.”

 

Stephen Paddock in an undated photo posted on Marilou Danley’s Facebook page – Facebook

 

Eric Paddock, who lives in Central Florida along with many members of the shooter’s family, told the Daily Mail, “He’s my brother, we don’t have a very close relationship but we talk occasionally. There’s no rhyme or reason here, it makes no sense. He has no political affiliation, no religious affiliation, as far as we know. This wasn’t a terror attack.”

 

According to the Orlando Sentinel, Eric Paddock has talked to police. He lives in Orlando along with other family members. Stephen Paddock once owned property in Melbourne, Florida, public records show, but it is not clear if he ever lived there, the newspaper reports. He also had an address in Nevada at the same time. He bought it in 2013 and sold it for $235,000, the Sentinel reprots [sic].

 

“We are completely dumbfounded,” Eric Paddock told the newspaper. “We can’t understand what happened.”

 

Paddock told CBS News he last spoke to his brother, who was a country music fan, after Hurricane Irma. You can watch a series of videos of Eric talking about his brother below:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

https://twitter.com/CBSNews/status/914861402006937602

 

 

Eric Paddock also spoke to the Las Vegas Review-Journal, crying as he told a reporter, “We have no idea how this happened. It’s like an asteroid just fell on top of our family. There is no reason we can imagine why Stephen would do something like this. All we can do is send our condolences to the people who died. Just no reason, no warning.”

 

Stephen Paddock does not appear to have a Facebook profile or other social media presence.

 

His father was Patrick Benjamin Paddock, a bank robber who was on the FBI’s Most Wanted List, NBC News reports. He was described in a FBI wanted poster as having “employed violence in attempting to evade arrest,” and having “been diagnosed as being psychopathic, with possible suicidal tendencies.”

 

See more photos and videos from the shooting here:

 

Mandalay Bay Mass Shooting in Las Vegas: VIDEO & PHOTOS

 

  1. The Gunman Fired Dozens of Shots, Forcing Singer Jason Aldean Off the Stage & Concertgoers Racing to the Exits

 

People carry a person at the Route 91 Harvest country music festival after apparent gun fire was heard on October 1, 2017 in Las Vegas, Nevada – David Becker/Getty

 

About 22,000 fans were in the fairgrounds area, where there were multiple stages and other areas set up for the festival, according to The Associated Press. Concertgoer Kodiak Yazzi, 36, told the AP that the music stopped temporarily after a sound that was like a firecracker. It then started up again before another round of pops sent performers ducking for cover and fleeing the stage, while panicked fans also rushed for the exits. Yazzi told the AP he took cover and saw flashes of light coming from the Mandalay Bay hotel tower above the concert. He said the bursts would start and stop for about five minutes.

 

The concert festival was in its third day. The festival’s website showed that performers Sunday night included Jake Owen and Luke Combs, along with Jason Aldean, who was set to take the stage about 9:40 p.m. ABC News reports that Aldean was on stage when the shooting occurred, but is OK. A video shows Aldean singing and playing a guitar as gunshots ring out. He briefly continues to perform, before stopping and running off the stage. You can watch the video below:

 

 

Aldean said on Instagram, “Tonight has been beyond horrific. I still dont know what to say but wanted to let everyone know that Me and my Crew are safe. My Thoughts and prayers go out to everyone involved tonight. It hurts my heart that this would happen to anyone who was just coming out to enjoy what should have been a fun night. #heartbroken #stopthehate.”

 

Country singer Jake Owen was among those at the Route 91 Harvest Festival. He tweeted, “Gun shots!!! Vegas. Pray to god. Love you guys. Love you Pearl.”

 

 

Owen later tweeted, “Praying for everyone here in Vegas. I witnessed the most unimaginable event tonight. We are okay. Others arent. Please pray.”

 

Another musician, Luke Combs, tweeted there was an active shooter at Route 91 Harvest, a three-day country music festival being held on the Las Vegas Strip.

 

 

“Active shooter at @Route91Harvest in Vegas. We’re safe. Love you guys,” Combs said.

 

 

 

 

Dan Bilzerian, the professional poker player and businessman, posted a video running from the concert saying, “a girl just got shot in the f*cking head.”

 

The shooting scene.

 

Witnesses told reporter Nathan O’Neal that hundreds of shots were fired after a loud bang that sounded like a firecracker.

 

Witnesses tell me people were getting shot around them #LasVegas@news3lv  pic.twitter.com/xUOELxFupH

 

— Nathan O’Neal (@NateNews3LV) October 2, 2017

 

“Clip after clip after clip, bullets flying everywhere, people running,” the witness said. “It was really, really bad. We were the furthest VIP stages away from Mandalay Bay and they (the bullets) were ricocheting everywhere where we fear. They were firing from somewhere high and they were unloading clip after clip after clip. Multiple shooters, has to be.”

 

But police are saying they believe there was only one shooter. In chaotic active shooter situations, witnesses often report hearing or seeing multiple shooters, as sounds echo and come from different directions, and police and others are misidentified as gunmen.

 

 

 

Two women who were in the front row of the concert told Fox News’ Lauren Blanchard they heard the shooting start and saw a woman with an apparent gunshot wound to the head. She was not moving, they said. “We were at the Jason Aldean concert and everything was fine. And then we heard two pop noises and thought it was the sound system. He kept continuing like nothing was wrong and then we heard it continue and he was still going and then he fell,” one of the women said. The other woman told Blanchard, “(Aldean) dropped and ran, he just ran off the stage. And then people started dropping to the floor and we were running out.”

 

Another witness told ABC News, “Jason Aldean was playing and it just kind of sounded like some fireworks going off, and then I think there was the first kind of volley and then the second volley, and my buddy says ‘I got hit.’ … He got hit three times and people started diving to the ground. It was pretty much chaotic. Lots of people got hit.” The witness said his friend, who was shot three times in the chest, is going to be OK. He said another victim he was trying to help get to the hospital died in his arms.

 

 

Witness Jake Freeman told ABC News he went to the rooftop lounge at the top of his hotel, overlooking the strip. “There were people drinking. Nobody had any idea what was going on. And I had a birds-eye view of the Route 91 Harvest music festival right across the street. My friend and I personally saw crowds of people running out of the festival and bodies hitting the ground. We absolutely watched these people getting gunned down from the shooter on the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay. We couldn’t see the Mandalay Bay at all, the Mandalay Bay was behind us. … We did realize that they were being shots. We could hear the gunshots, coupled with what we heard, machine gun fire downstairs, we knew that it was an active shooter situation. We actually went down to the lobby to see if we could find out more.” He said when the elevator doors opened to the lobby, “the air just reeked of gunpowder. Crowds of people were running to the elevators trying to escape.”

 

VIDEO: Active Shooter at Route 91 Harvest Festival in Las Vegas

 

VIDEO: Live video of an Active Shooter in Las Vegas (Mandalay Bay at Route 91)

 

Videos taken by concertgoers at the festival show people screaming and running as multiple gunshots can be heard. A witness says it sounded like a “machine gun.” In the video one person can be heard yelling, “get down,” while another shouts, “stay down” as shots ring out.

 

People tend to the wounded outside the Route 91 Harvest Country music festival grounds after an apparent shooting on October 1, 2017 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

 

Police said in the initial radio dispatches that shots were fired and it sounded like it was coming from an “automatic” weapon. “We have an active shooter inside the fairgrounds,” the officer said:

 

 

 

People at the Mandalay Bay casino and hotel reported that the casino was being evacuated.

 

 

Several roads in the area were being shut down and police were telling people in the area to barricade inside.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Other hotels were also being shut down with guests barricading themselves inside rooms, according to social media reports. Officers, including several SWAT units, were searching the hotels and responding to multiple calls of reported shooters that turned out to be false, according to scanner reports.

 

“There has been multiple, multiple phone calls and accusations, or conjecture coming through social media that there are multiple shooters at other resorts, that has been proven to be false,” Sheriff Joe Lombardo said. “Additionally there has been accusations or beliefs there is some explosives going off. That is also fault. The only explosive in this event was from our SWAT team breaching the room.”

 

Those who are in lock down at casinos and other locations along the strip are being asked to stay where they are.

 

“I still want them to shelter in place,” Lombardo said. “They will be contacted by first responders and they will advise them when they are free to go. It is better to shelter in place than to be unaware.”

People run from the Route 91 Harvest country music festival after apparent gun fire was heard on October 1, 2017 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

 

Las Vegas police stand guard along the streets outside the Route 91 Harvest country music festival grounds after a active shooter was reported on October 1, 2017 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

 

The FBI and ATF are also at the scene, according to reports. But they have not taken over the investigation at this time, ABC News reports.

 

Police have asked anyone with cell phone or other videos from the shooting to provide them to investigators. “Anybody that may have cell phone video or any type of video associated with this event that would be a benefit to the investigation, please respond to the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department headquarters at 400 South Martin Luther King and we will take custody of that video. Please bring that down to the headquarters.”

 

Family members can go to a “family retreat area” to help locate loved ones at the headquarters. Anyone looking for information about family members can call 1-866-535-5654.

 

The White House said in a statement that President Donald Trump has been briefed on the shooting.

 

“The President has been briefed on the horrific tragedy in Las Vegas. We are monitoring the situation closely and offer our full support to state and local officials. All of those affected are in our thoughts and prayers,” Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said. Trump then tweeted:

 

 

Nevada Governor Brian Sandoval tweeted, “A tragic & heinous act of violence has shaken the #Nevada family. Our prayers are w/ the victims & all affected by this act of cowardice.”

 

Police said in a press release, “This is still an active investigation. The Federal Bureau of Investigations is asking for anyone with videos or photos concerning the shooting to call 1-800-CALLFBI or (800) 225-5324. LVMPD and Clark County Coroner’s Office have set up a hotline for family or friends to report a missing loved one connected to this incident. The hotline is only to take reports on missing people. The number is (866) 535-5654. LVMPD also opened up a family reunification center at its headquarters at 400 S. Martin L. King Blvd. in Building B. The identification process of all of the injured and the deceased will take time, so authorities are asking the public for patience.”

 

Police added, “Anyone wishing to help is asked to donate blood for the injured victims of the Strip shooting. United Blood Services will start taking donations at 7 a.m. at two locations: 6930 W. Charleston in Las Vegas or 601 Whitney Ranch Drive in Henderson. UMC will also be hosting a blood drive in conjunction with United Blood Services. It will be held at UMC’s Delta Point Building located at 901 N. Rancho Lane. There will be updates as to the exact time of the blood drive as more information is available.”

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A Better Look at Antioch Church Shooting


John R. Houk

© September 30, 2017

 

Have you ever heard of Emanuel Kidega Samson? Do you know much the shooting at Burnette Chapel Church of Christ in Antioch, TN (just outside of Nashville)?

According to leaked info of a letter found in Samson’s car, Samson went on a shooting rampage at the small Church in retaliation for White Supremacist Dylann Roof’s shooting rampage against predominantly Black congregants of Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, SC.

 

Here’s the thing though. As of this post, the police are mum about Samson’s motive for shooting up a racially diverse small Church in Tennessee and are mum to the contents of the found letter as well. The lack of info to date is leaving only speculation behind the motive for a shooting that killed a White woman and wounded seven others.

 

Here is the salient point that the Leftist Mainstream Media (MSM) seems to be not clearly reporting. The MSM clearly and correctly labelled Dylann Roof a racist White Supremacist yet failed to also report on his emotional issues. In the case of the murderer Samson, this is nearly ZERO reporting of probable racism involved but a lot of reporting on his troubled emotional life. Contrast this with MSM seeming support for racist Black Lives Matters racism/Marxism and hatred of police.

 

Interestingly, the Stefan Molyneux Youtube channel sourcing of Got News gives ample information to bring a solid inference as to the murder-motive behind Emanuel Kidega Samson’s shooting spree.

 

This is how I’m going to lay out this sourced info for you to come to a more effective conclusion than the MSM is willing to give you:

 

 

  • Cross posting Liberty Vibe’s (aka OneHope2016 blog) layout of Molyneux’s video.

 

  • Followed by a Got News article of facts on Emanuel Kidega Samson that enables an honest inference.

 

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On September 24th, 2017 at approximately 11:15 am, 25-year-old Emanuel Kidega Samson targeted the Burnette Chapel Church of Christ in Antioch, Tennessee. Wearing a neoprene ski mask and carrying two pistols, Samson fatally wounded Melanie Smith Crow, 39, in the church parking lot, before entering the church and opening fire into the crowd of 42 patrons – wounding 6 others between the ages of 60 and 83.

 

Church Usher Robert Engle confronted the shooter and was pistol-whipped before Samson shot himself during the skirmish. With the suspect disabled, Engle is reported to have retrieved a legal firearm from his vehicle and guarded the shooter until police arrived on scene. Originally from Sudan, Emanuel Kidega Samson was brought to the United States in 1996 when he was only 5 years old. Samson is a legal United States resident, but not necessarily a U.S. citizen. Samson will be charged with both murder and multiple counts of attempted murder.

 

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Melanie Smith Crow’s Funeral was held on Thursday. Mr. Popovich, I am sure her entire family is very uncomfortable. Happy?

 

Emanuel Kidega Samson came to America from Sudan when he was 5 years old. Our country provided Samson the opportunity to obtain an Associates Degree in Psychology at Motlow State University. Mr. Samson had previously attended Burnette Chapel Church, in Antioch, Tennessee as a guest, before he decided to return to it and commit his act of domestic terrorism. As you read the details below, make sure to take note that Samson had previously shared and commented on videos from those that supported Sharia Law. You can draw your own conclusions from that.

 

Below is a description of events that occurred on September 24, 2017. As you read them, ask yourself: Why hasn’t the race-baiting MSM reported on this? Instead, they are obsessed with defending the rights of spoiled-brat football players, and their right (as predominantly black men), to trample on our flag, president, culture, citizenry and way of life.

 

Stefan Molyneux lays out the facts, as well as the philosophical argument why letting these people into our country will continue to inspire the well planned (and well funded) race war. If you don’t have time for a video, I have posted the information below.

 

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[Emanuel Kidega Samson] SCREENSHOTS FROM TWITTER AND FACEBOOK.

 

The Antioch, Tennessee church shooter is an immigrant from Sudan and black power radical with a history of sharing pro-Islamic and anti-Western posts on social media, a review of his Facebook and Twitter accounts reveals.

 

Before 25-year-old Emanuel Kidega Samson opened fire on churchgoers in Antioch, Tennessee today, he shared a variety of Black Power and anti-police propaganda on his personal Facebook page. In addition, he shared a number of pro-Islamic posts, including a video in which a Muslim activist defends Sharia law. Moreover, Samson frequently shared anti-west posts, at least one of which praised Zimbabwean dictator Robert Mugabe’s wealth confiscation efforts.

On July 8th, 2016, Samson shared a link from a website titled “New Generation Back Council” that falsely claimed “Police Murder a black Panther General execution style and try to cover it up June 23rd 2016.”:

 

[E.K. Samson Tweet fake news] (FACEBOOK SCREENSHOT HTTP://ARCHIVE.IS/TPXSZ)

 

And just last month, Samson shared a post that implied citizens shouldn’t trust police because an account purporting to be an assistant chief of police had shared a racially insensitive meme:

 

[E.K. Samson racist share of De’Mario Thompson Tweet] FACEBOOK SCREENSHOT: HTTP://ARCHIVE.IS/I5M7B

 

February 27th, Samson, whose Facebook indicates he’s from Khartoum, Sudan, shared a video from Mic that declared “You’re more likely to be killed by a white man than a Muslim terrorist.” On March 2nd, he shared a video from Vox co-founder Ezra Klein warning viewers not to ignore the threat of “white extremism”:

 

[E.K. Samson racist share of Mic tweet White Racism Vid] (FACEBOOK SCREENSHOT HTTP://ARCHIVE.IS/HMZ5K)

 

[E.K Samson shares Ezra Klein tweet on Neo-Nazi White Extremists] (FACEBOOK SCREENSHOT HTTP://ARCHIVE.IS/2G8IY)

 

On February 17th, Samson shared a video of Muslim activist Yasmeen Abdel-Magied defending Sharia law against Australian Senator Jacqui Lambie. Samson wrote “You can’t converse with some people, that’s the unfortunate truth. Folk will accept what you have to say when they want/ready to.”:

 

[E.K. Samson Share of Saqib Hussain Javed-Rizvi tweet] (FACEBOOK SCREENSHOT HTTP://ARCHIVE.IS/UP1QU)

 

On July 29th, 2016, Samson shared a video titled “Zimbabwe is taking its diamonds back,” and explained that its dictator Robert Mugabe had “announced that the state will now own all diamonds in the country.” Samson praised Mugabe, whose regime has murdered thousands of civilians and confiscated private property from its citizens of European descent. Samson wrote “Bossman, Bobby back at it again.”:

 

[E.K. Samson shares RYOT’s video tweet] (FACEBOOK SCREENSHOT HTTP://ARCHIVE.IS/U4DDV)

 

In another post from February 6th, Samson shared a video that proclaimed “The West Helped Ruin/Continues To Destroy Africa By Providing Loans That African Countries Can’t Afford After They Robbed Africa For 400 Yrs.”:

 

[E.K. Samson shares 1 Million Africans’ Trilogy video tweet] (FACEBOOK SCREENSHOT HTTP://ARCHIVE.IS/D7GCI)

 

Stay tuned for more.

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Johnson recognized that most published stories were only partially true, while other important stories were never told at all. Meanwhile Johnson received a constant stream of information from part time researchers around the country who were eager for an outlet for their work. And yes, the rumors are true. I do sometimes pay my sources.

 

“I invite you to join the revolution and change the world,” says Johnson.

 

Please email us at editor@gotnews.com if you’d like more information.

 

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U.N. Heads Turn in Stunned Disbelief as PLO Lies Exposed by Palestinian Hero


UN Watch lets the world know that not all Arabs that call themselves Palestinians are pleased with the government operations of the Palestinian Authority (PA) put into place under the idiotic Oslo Accords. The thing is, the PA for all intents and purposes is the functionary of the Islamic terrorists known as the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO).

 

The displeased Palestinian in this case is Mosab Hassan Yousef. Here is some background I found on him:

 

 

Mosab Hassan Yousef (Arabic: مصعب حسن يوسف‎‎; born May 5, 1978)[3] is a Palestinian who worked undercover for Israel’s internal security service Shin Bet from 1997 to 2007.

 

Shin Bet considered him its most valuable source within the Hamas leadership: the information Yousef supplied prevented dozens of suicide attacks and assassinations of Israelis, exposed numerous Hamas cells,[1] and assisted Israel in hunting down many militants, including the incarceration of his own father, a Hamas leader Sheikh Hassan Yousef.[4] In March 2010, he published his autobiography titled Son of Hamas.[5]

 

In 1999, Yousef converted to Christianity, and in 2007 moved to the United States.[2] His request for political asylum in the United States was granted pending a routine background check on June 30, 2010.[6]

 

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U.N. Heads Turn in Stunned Disbelief as PLO Lies Exposed by Palestinian Hero

 

Sara Lynn Church links to IsraellyCool.com

That post is dated: 9/28/17

 

Sara Lynn Church posted link to video of UN Watch & Mosab Hassan Yousef exposing lies of the PA/PLO at the United Nations Human Rights Council. I’ll be cross posting this on my blogs.

 

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Sara’s only intro: “Priceless”

 

VIDEO: AMBUSHED: U.N. Heads Turn in Stunned Disbelief as PLO Lies Exposed by Palestinian Hero

 

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EPIC MOMENT: U.N. stunned, Palestinian delegates in shock, as UN Watch brings surprise guest speaker—Palestinian Mosab Hassan Yousef—to expose PLO lies. Watch heads turn & eyes bulge!

 

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Trump at the UN and Team America


Elliot Friedland writing at the Clarion Project utilizes the R-rated 2004 satire puppet-animation movie “Team America: World Police” to illustrate how the ironic humor of the past might be the scary truth of today’s current events.

 

Here’s a Team America from Rotten Tomatoes:

 

Team America, an international police force dedicated to maintaining global stability, learns that a power hungry dictator is brokering weapons of mass destruction to terrorists. The heroes embark upon a harrowing mission to save the world. To infiltrate the terrorist network, Team America recruits Gary Johnston, a rising star on Broadway to go undercover. Although initially reluctant to sacrifice his promising career, Gary realizes that his acting gift is needed for a higher cause. With the help of Team America leader Spotswoode and fellow members Chris, Sarah, Lisa and Joe, Gary slips into an arms dealer’s hideout where he discovers that the terrorists’ plot has already begun to unfold. From the pyramids of Cairo to the Panama Canal and finally to the palace of power-mad dictator Kim Jong-Il, Team America criss-crosses the globe on a desperate mission to preserve the very fabric of civilization.

 

Now that you have the gist of the satire’s plot, read how Friedland weave the past into the present.

 

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By ELLIOT FRIEDLAND 

September 24, 2017

Clarion Project

 

The late North Korean Leader Kim Jong Il (in puppet form). (Photo: Screenshot from Team America: World Police)

 

WARNING: This article discusses an R-Rated satire movie with crude sexual themes, violence, racism etc. If you are easily offended, please do not read this article.

 

This week’s news is almost identical to the plot of the 2004 smash hit movie Team America: World Police, made by the creators of South Park.

 

Don’t believe me?

 

North Korea’s program of weapons of mass destruction pose a threat to the lives of millions of people, not to mention the stability of the fragile international order. There is strong evidence they are cooperating with Islamist extremists in Iran to secure nuclear weapons capabilities for both countries. Left-wing activist movements with a strong media presence urge restraint and negotiations and blame American aggression for the crisis. An effete and ineffectual United Nations meddles and hand-wrings, but ultimately does nothing. Meanwhile erstwhile allies look on askance at what they see as America’s crass, boorish, cowboy approach, lamenting that force alone cannot solve geopolitical problems. Many are asking if America’s time is over.

 

And America’s leader stands before the world to make a gung-ho speech putting “America First.”

 

VIDEO: “Team America: World Police” – Official Trailer

 

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Published on Oct 25, 2011

 

That movie saw a superhero team of elite American soldiers called Team America infiltrate a terror cell to discover a North Korean-Islamist plot to destroy the world and bring equality through reducing everything to radioactive rubble. Like the best satire, it skirts the line between irony and earnestness in a larger than life take-down of America’s war on terror.

 

So what can this 13-year-old R-rated movie tell us about the contemporary crisis intersecting Islamic extremism, North Korean belligerence and changing power structures?

 

Absolutely Everything. Let’s dive in:

 

America’s Enemies Collaborate

 

“Saying death to America is easy. We need to express death to America with action.” — Iranian Prime Minister Hassan Rouhani.

 

In 2004 when the movie was made, the idea that the North Koreans would sell nuclear weapons to terrorists in order to fight America was pretty far out. However, as Clarion Project National Security Analyst Ryan Mauro has repeatedly warned, North Korea and Iran are now working closely together.

 

North Korea opened an embassy in Tehran in August. Shortly after, the head of the North Korean Parliament, Kim Yong Nam traveled to Iran for a 10-day trip. Iranian nuclear scientists reportedly attended North Korean nuclear tests, according to CNBC.

 

“There’s been fairly extensive cooperation on missiles,” said Matthew Bunn, a nuclear proliferation expert and professor at Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government. “And in fact, early generations of Iranian missiles were thought to be basically modestly adapted North Korean missiles.”

 

This nightmare scenario is alarmingly similar to the plot of Team America, in which the leader of North Korea supplies weapons of mass destruction to “terrorists” from “Durka-Durkastan” in order to bring down the existing international order.

 

What exactly about this prevailing international order do they object to so badly that they wish to overturn it…?

 

America Sees Itself as Number One

 

“Americans are asking “Why do they hate us?’ They hate what they see right here in this chamber: a democratically elected government. Their leaders are self-appointed. They hate our freedoms: our freedom of religion, our freedom of speech, our freedom to vote and assemble and disagree with each other.” — President George W. Bush, September 20, 2001.

 

Everyone sees themselves as the star of their own story. It is no accident that Team America: World Police was made with puppets. The aesthetic of the film is based on Thunderbirds, the British 1960s TV-series chronicling the exploits of “International Rescue.” What Team America lampoons so viscerally is the peculiarly American brand of self confidence which views America as not only “the greatest country in the world,” but also the greatest country that has ever existed.

 

The founding myth sees a country forged in revolution, the only country in world history to have been consciously created, not as an ethnic or religious homeland, but founded on enlightenment principles of rationality, justice and freedom. There’s a reason that religious freedom and free speech are the First Amendment, not the 5th or 17th — it’s because they are the same thing and the bedrock of all other rights (held up by the Second Amendment, which ensures that the state cannot take the First Amendment away without a fight).

 

This patriotic attitude is best parodied/encapsulated in the Team America theme song “America: F**k Yeah, coming again to save the mother f*****g day yeah.”

 

America’s commitment is these values is in direct opposition not only to the goals of dictators like Kim Jong-Un, but also of Islamists like leaders of the Islamic Republic of Iran. Both of those countries see the ideology and the state as of prime importance. American style freedom as being anathema to that ideology. They see the freedom Americans hold dear as being an assault on their way of life and their religion.

 

Why do they see it this way? America’s very faith in the rightness of its founding principles can make it blindly confident in some of its shortcomings…

 

America’s History of Racism and Recklessness Causes Resentment

 

This country was born on violence. Violence is as American as cherry pie.” — Black American Activist H. Rap Brown, 1967.

 

When former President Ronald Reagan funded jihadi fighters in 1980s Afghanistan, the long-term impact was not considered. When George W. Bush invaded Iraq in 2003, the occupation of the country that followed was mismanaged to the point that by 2014 a terrorist group was able to take over a third of the country (ISIS).

 

Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi was held in American military prison Camp Bucca for five years and was able to use the detention facility as a networking opportunity to build his terror support base —not to mention that at the same time, America lost track of $1 billion worth of military equipment given to Iraq and Kuwait, much of which may have ended up in Islamic State hands.

 

U.S. drone strikes wiped out at least eight wedding parties from 2001 to 2011 in Afghanistan alone, according to The Nation. America has also abandoned the Kurds, who have been perhaps the only effective force on the ground against ISIS in Syria and is even putting pressure on Kurdish leader Masoud Barzani to cancel Iraqi Kurdistan’s independence referendum scheduled for September 25.

 

To hostile observers, recklessness can be tied with a seeming lack of caring.

 

Team America brings this home in typically blunt style. In the movie, America paints their spy (who is really a crack actor) with blackface, puts a towel on his head and airdrop him into Cairo with all the subtlety a loud military-grade helicopter can muster (none). The only things the terrorists say in the movie are “durka durka,” “Muhammed,” “Jihad” and DurkAllah.”

 

This sort of crude stereotyping is routinely attacked in American media. Actors from Middle Eastern and South Asian ethnic backgrounds routinely complaining about being typecast in roles as terrorists, with little opportunity for them to play more complex roles. A 2015 poll saw 30% of Republicans and 19% of Democrats supported bombing Agrabah, the fictional country from the Disney movie, Aladdin.

 

In the film, this callousness incurs the wrath of the left-wing Film Actors Guild (FAG) who preach a path of nonviolence but end up accidentally supporting terrorists. Their name parodies notions of “toxic-masculinity” which slurs homosexuality and femininity as a form of submissive weakness (note the alt-right preferred slur is “cuck,” which refers to a man who willingly allows his wife to sleep with other men).

 

However, negotiating alone will never work because…

 

Force, Not Diplomacy, Underpins the International Order

 

“Those who ‘abjure’ violence can only do so because others are committing violence on their behalf.” — George Orwell

 

One of the best scenes in Team America comes when UN Inspector Hans Blix demands access to North Korea’s facilities. “Or else what,” Kim Jong Il asks.

 

“Or we will be very angry with you. And we will write you a letter, telling you how angry we are,” Blix replies. Pretending to be convinced, Kim asks Blix to move a little to the left, presses a button and drops him into the shark tank.

 

The scene is a brutal reminder that, ultimately, power is the only thing that matters.

 

In some ways, left-wing critiques of Western foreign policy are valid. One of the greatest strengths of America is its robust free press and the constitutionally guaranteed rights of citizens to criticize the government. It is vital that state excesses are called out as part of the democratic process, in order to improve the country and its governance. In many cases, diplomacy and negotiations are a far better alternative to the use of force.

 

But this doesn’t mean we should undermine the underlying values of America itself and throw out the baby with the bathwater. Sadly, the reality is that it is only by force of arms that the free press and their rights to criticize the state are safeguarded.

 

In July this year, to take just two examples, a group of left-wing activists protested against gay-rights activists from the Middle East on the grounds that fighting for the rights of Iranian gays somehow empowers anti-Muslim bigots. British Labour politician Christine Shawcroft’s proposed that British soldiers have cups of tea with ISIS rather than bomb them.

 

These examples underscore everything Team America mocked over 10 years ago about the left.

 

Some argue that there are better systems out there than democracy. Maybe there are, but do they exist today?

 

The West is the Best Civilizational Option We Have Right Now

 

…it has been said that democracy is the worst form of Government except for all those other forms that have been tried from time to time— Winston Churchill

 

If you could live and work in any country in the world, which country would it be? Which countries offer the best opportunities for economic advancement, for personal freedoms, for “life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness?”

 

Iran is a country that hangs gay people from cranes. Kim Jong Un reportedly executed his own uncle by stripping him naked and feeding him to 120 dogs alive while officials watched. There is no free press, free elections or ability of people living in such countries to petition their government for the redress of grievances.

 

Anyone who thinks that the world would be safer, more prosperous and more just with these countries having more influence and America having less is frankly delusional. Iranian militiamen in Iraq have no compunction about murdering civilians. Broadly speaking, America does its best to support international human rights standards.

 

No one should deny that America’s past and present have been replete with examples of jingoism, racism, violence, callousness and more. Yet it is possible to name another country or another system of government that we have right now that is better?

 

Although there are those in Europe who would prefer it not to be so, since 1945. America has been the leader of the West. Through the force of American arms and the coffers of the American treasury, Western civilization is protected.

 

The history of the world has been one of savage rulers murdering each other and their hapless subjects. It is only in the last couple of hundred years that humanity has begun to inch out of that brutal mode of operation.

 

If you want to keep struggling — inch by bloody inch — out of the abyss, then when the chips are down, stand with America.

 

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Staquf States Obvious – Islamic Terrorism is Islamic


John R. Houk

© September 12, 2017

 

Any [fundamentalist] view of Islam positing the traditional norms of Islamic jurisprudence as absolute [should] be rejected out of hand as false. State laws [should] have precedence. – Yahya Cholil Staquf (In Interview, Top Indonesian Muslim Scholar Says Stop Pretending That Orthodox Islam and Violence Aren’t Linked; By Marco Stahlhut; Time.com; 9/7/17)

 

Fellow Community member Viana posted an excerpt of the Yahya Cholil Staquf interview at Time.com (of all the ironic Left Wing MSM places) who is an Islamic scholar from Indonesia. The reason the interview is significant is because the Muslim scholar proclaims the violence perpetrated by Islamic terrorists has EVERYTHING to do with Islam!

 

Yahya Cholil Staquf is the General Secretary of Nahdlatul Ulama a Sunni Islam organization in Indonesia. Nahdlatul Ulama (NU) may be located in Indonesia, but it is the largest Islamic organization in the world. Here is a Wikipedia excerpt on NU to give you a bit of a backgrounder:

 

Nahdlatul Ulama (also Nahdatul Ulama or NU) is a traditionalist Sunni Islam movement in Indonesia following the Shafi’i school of jurisprudence.[3] NU was established on January 31, 1926 in Surabaya as a response to the rise of Wahabism in Saudi Arabia and Islamic modernism in Indonesia.[4][5]:59[6] The NU is the largest independent Islamic organization in the world[7] with membership of 40 million in 2003.[1][2]NU also is a charitable body funding schools and hospitals as well as organizing communities to help alleviate poverty.

 

Nahdlatul Ulama is known as an ardent advocate of Islam Nusantara; a distinctive brand of Islam that has undergone interaction, contextualization, indigenization, interpretation and vernacularization according to socio-cultural condition of Indonesia.[8]Islam Nusantara promotes moderation, compassion, anti-radicalism, inclusiveness and tolerance.[9]

 

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Take Multicultural Diversity Leftists in America and Europe. When the leader of the largest Islamic organization in the world says Islamic violence is directly related to the tenets of Islam, you should really pay attention!

 

Now I do find it interesting that Time Mag published an interview that is essentially anti-Multiculturalism and irritating to Muslim Apologists. Loraine County Community College has published a guide on where various publications lean toward politically. Fascinating to me LCCC labels Time as centrist but with a proviso which I do concur:

 

Time.  Similar in content and format to the two other major U. S. newsmagazines, this periodical covers the news from a centrist point of view. [NOTE: Others label Time liberal or leftist.] (Bold text is Blog Editor’s but the brackets are the proviso by LCCC – Leanings of Magazines, Newspapers; LCCC LibraryLibGuidesDetecting Bias; Last Updated 9/7/17 1:21 PM)

 

Media Bias/Fact Check has this evaluation of Time:

 

Notes: Time is an American weekly news magazine published in New York City. It was founded in 1923.  Time has the world’s largest circulation for a weekly news magazine. Time Magazine is factual in reporting and well sourced.  Has a left-center bias in story selection. (5/18/2016) Updated (1/12/2017) (Time Magazine; Media Bias/Fact Check)

 

Yes friends, if the word “Left” is there, there is a promotion of the evil of Multiculturalism. This is the reason I consider it incredulous that Time.com has such a counter-Multiculturalist interview.

 

Below is Viana’s excerpt of the Time.com interview of Yahya Cholil Staquf. But if you get a chance you should read the entire article at Time.com.

 

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Appropriate on this, the 16th anniversary of 9/11. More and more Muslim leaders are making this admission. Indonesia is the world’s most populous Islamic nation. -Viana

Yahya Cholil Staquf states: “Western politicians should stop pretending that extremism and terrorism have nothing to do with Islam. There is a clear relationship between fundamentalism, terrorism, and the basic assumptions of Islamic orthodoxy. So long as we lack consensus regarding this matter, we cannot gain victory over fundamentalist violence within Islam. … Within the classical tradition, the relationship between Muslims and non-Muslims is assumed to be one of segregation and enmity. … To the extent that Muslims adhere to this view of Islam, it renders them incapable of living harmoniously and peacefully within the multi-cultural, multi-religious societies of the 21st century. … we live in a world of nation-states. Any attempt to create a unified Islamic state in the 21st century can only lead to chaos and violence.

 

 

Any [fundamentalist] view of Islam positing the traditional norms of Islamic jurisprudence as absolute [should] be rejected out of hand as false. State laws [should] have precedence.

 

 

Too many Muslims view civilization, and the peaceful co-existence of people of different faiths, as something they must combat. … There’s a growing dissatisfaction in the West with respect to Muslim minorities, a growing fear of Islam. In this sense, some Western friends of mine are “Islamophobic.” They’re afraid of Islam. … I understand their fear …

 

The West cannot force Muslims to adopt a moderate interpretation of Islam. … Western politicians should stop telling us that fundamentalism and violence have nothing to do with traditional Islam. That is simply wrong.

 

Europe, and Germany in particular, are accepting massive numbers of refugees. Don’t misunderstand me: of course you cannot close your eyes to those in need. … the fact remains that you’re taking in millions of refugees about whom you know virtually nothing, except that they come from extremely problematic regions of the world. … there’s an extreme left wing whose adherents reflexively denounce any and all talk about the connections between traditional Islam, fundamentalism and violence as _de facto_ proof of Islamophobia. This must end. A problem that is not acknowledged cannot be solved. …”

http://time.com/4930742/islam-terrorism-islamophobia-violence/

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Viana’s excerpt has been arbitrarily edited for what I believe is better readability.