|Las Vegas concernt goers run for cover.|
There is still not enough information to explain the motive behind Paddock's demonic act, but it clearly was no random event. It was carefully planned. It appears that Paddock modified legally purchased rifles to transform them into rapid-fire machine guns. He also appears to have taken the time to move his numerous weapons (23 at last report) gradually over several days into his hotel room on the 32nd floor overlooking the concert site. He obviously wanted to kill as many as possible and to kill indiscriminately. The dead and injured cross the spectrum from young 20-somethings to grandparents. As one article described them:
They were school teachers and youth football coaches, real estate agents and local business owners. They were parents, siblings, husbands, wives, neighbors and friends [and a black off-duty police officer].
|Las Vegas officer Charleton Hartfield|
killed in shooting.
Sadly the horrific nature of the massacre didn't keep some liberals from cheering on the murders. A CBS senior lawyer was fired for social media comments that, "I’m actually not even sympathetic [because] country music fans often are Republican gun toters.” Wow! That reminds me of the Democrat strategist who tweeted "Hunt Republican Congressman." after Senator Steve Scalise was seriously injured at the Alexandria baseball field. And the com boxes are lighting up with inflammatory attacks on the victims who are presumed to be Trump supporters.
Let's face it, folks. The face of evil doesn't just encompass the guy with the gun. The inflammatory hate-filled rhetoric helps to fuel the extremists among us.
We still have a lot to learn about the shooter, but I found this summary interesting.
Finally, I can't help thinking that the unleashing of evil is part of the chastisement. When we forget
|Nineveh repents at Jonah's preaching.|
Last Sunday it was concert goers who were singing God Bless America shortly before the rampage. Who will be next? You can be sure that the best among us will be especially targeted. And the minions in the mainstream media will use whatever crisis it is to advance their evil agenda. Keep your hands on your rosaries and do penance to mitigate the evils that are coming. Remember Nineveh's salvation through repentance. [Book of Jonah]