American Gladio: The Las Vegas Shooting

Kurt Nimmo
Oct 5, 2017 · 7 min read

At the risk of sounding like what the corporate media dismissively calls a conspiracy theorist, I believe the shooting in Las Vegas was a psychological operation. It wasn’t pulled off by a lone wolf gunman. It was an orchestrated event designed to frighten the American people, establish order out of chaos, and keep the state’s effort to disarm the people front and center.

There are major problems with the official story, most notably the complete lack of a motive. It makes zero sense that a wealthy individual who apparently enjoyed life and didn’t have a history of mental illness would suddenly and without warning kill nearly 60 people. Because this makes virtually no sense, the corporate propaganda media has avoided talking about it.

Instead, its grasps at straws. It cites the fact Stephen Paddock’s father was a bank robber wanted by the FBI. It’s not explained how this would affect Paddock and his alleged behavior. During an interview, Paddock’s brother said they hardly knew their father.

The next explanation thrown around is that maybe Paddock had a brain tumor like Charles Whitman, the University of Texas sniper. This is a stretch. Not only is the probability of brain tumors low, they also don’t usually result in violent behavior, certainly not mass murder. The establishment media also says maybe Paddock suffered a stroke or traumatic brain injury and this pushed him over the edge. So far, no autopsy has been performed on Paddock, so this is merely speculation.

The absence of a motive has resulted in all kinds of theories. Some believe he was a Trump hater and targeted a country and western music festival because it’s assumed those people are supporters. Some have gone so far as to say he was an Antifa hitman, while others think he was working with the Islamic State despite Paddock’s brother saying Stephen wasn’t political or religious. His family and neighbors say Paddock gave no indication that he had converted to Islam, as some believe, or that he was an assassin connected to Antifa. A neighbor said he believes Paddock was a patsy.

Others wonder if the drug he took was responsible. Records from the Nevada Prescription Monitoring Program show that Paddock received a prescription for 50 10-milligram tablets of diazepam on June 21. The Las Vegas Review Journal says the drug is used by marksmen to steady their nerves. The newspaper notes that it is the same drug used by John Hinckley Jr. before he attempted to assassinate President Ronald Reagan in 1981.

Minus any solid evidence on Paddock’s motive, the propaganda media has turned its attention to comments made by law enforcement. In addition to 23 weapons found in his Mandalay Bay hotel suite, investigators claim they discovered 50 pounds of explosives and 1,600 rounds of ammunition in his car in the hotel parking lot. In addition, they found several pounds of ammonium nitrate, the material used in fertilizer bombs like the one supposedly used in 1995 to take down the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building in Oklahoma City. In other words, Stephen Paddock was another Timothy McVeigh. It’s also said Paddock had 50 pounds of Tannerite used in explosive rifle targets.

Timothy McVeigh redux: Authorities say they found several pounds of ammonium nitrate in Paddock’s car.

Clark County Sheriff Joseph Lombardo said during a news conference Paddock had some kind of assistance. “It is troublesome this individual was able to move this amount of gear unassisted, the amount he had unassisted,” Lombardo said. “There are people who can help us understand this individual.”

“What we know is Paddock is a man who spent decades acquiring guns and ammo, and living a secret life,” Lombardo added. “Anything that would indicate this individual trigger point, which would cause him to inflict this harm, we’re not there yet.”

In other words, Paddock was a gun nut. The propaganda media has picked up on this and is now pushing the gun control agenda, beginning with the bump stock he is said to have used. Following criticism, the NRA called for the device to be regulated. Media leftist Michael Moore has gone so far as to call for repealing the Second Amendment. The New York Times says the Las Vegas shooting may finally result in serious firearms legislation. Confiscating the firearms of law-abiding citizens is the knee jerk response from liberals and politicians after every mass shooting. They hope it will stick this time.

Investigators also say Paddock was spotted with a “mystery woman” days before the shooting. While this may be inconsequential, there is also the possibility she was involved at some level in the attack.

In 2011, the convicted assassin of Robert Kennedy said under hypnosis that he was in “range mode” when he entered the pantry of a Los Angeles hotel. “I thought that I was at the (rifle) range more than I was shooting at any person, let alone Bobby Kennedy,” Sirhan Sirhan said. “I didn’t know that I had a gun.”

Sirhan said a woman in a polka dot dress — described as a “mystery girl” — pinched him on the shoulder, a gesture which sent him into “range mode.”

Alleged RFK killer Sirhan Sirhan said he was a programmed patsy and activated by “mystery girl” in a polka dot dress.

It is well-known the CIA worked extensively in mind-control techniques in the 1950s and 1960s. Part of the MK Ultra operation was dedicated to finding ways to program assassins. Most of the documents on the operation were destroyed in 1973, so we will never know how successful the program was.

“The public has been shielded from the darker side of the practice” of hypo-programming. “The average person is unaware that hypnosis can and is used to induct antisocial conduct in humans,” Richard Kluft, a clinical professor of psychiatry at Temple University and the past-president of the Society for Clinical and Experimental Hypnosis, told Live Science. He said programming an individual to kill is “certainly within the realm of plausibility.”

It’s said John Hinkley was also hypnotized. One of the policeman who grabbed him after he shot Reagan said Hinkley appeared to be hypnotized or in some sort of induced state. Hinkley, who was released several years ago from a mental hospital, was a member of World Vision, a fundamentalist group that fronted for the CIA.

The same is said about Mark Chapman, the convicted killer of former Beatle John Lennon. People who saw him outside the Dakota in New York before the murder said he appeared to be a zombie. “With Chapman, the CIA could have drawn on its long experience of using mind-controlling drugs and techniques such as hypnosis to produce assassins who would eliminate trouble-makers, and ‘patsies’, the fall guys on whom such killings could be blamed,” writes Alex Constantine in a review of Phil Strongman’s John Lennon: Life, Times And Assassination.

Many CIA operations past and present resemble a riddle, wrapped in a mystery, inside an enigma, to quote Winston Churchill. Operations are highly compartmentalized and only “need to know” people are privy to the truth.

Why would the CIA or military intelligence want to kill 59 people at a music concert? Think Operation Gladio and its Strategy of Tension. According to Gladio operative Vincenzo Vinciguerra, the state killed “civilians, the people, women, children, innocent people, unknown people far removed from any political game. The reason was quite simple. They were supposed to force these people, the Italian public to turn to the State to ask for greater security.”

In his film Operation Gladio, Allan Francovich “described the aim as to ‘destabilize in order to stabilize’… To create tension within the country to promote conservative, reactionary social and political tendencies.”

Although prime minister Giulio Andreotti said the Italian military secret service Servizio informazioni sicurezza Militare (SISMI), NATO, and the CIA had ceased Gladio operations in 1972, the Italian press revealed it still exists.

Also, as noted above, an additional purpose of the latest mass shooting in America may be to begin the process of disarming the public. The state, forever keenly interested in retaining its coercive power, knows it cannot rule with an iron fist if the opposition has firearms.

At this point, we really don’t know who Stephen Paddock is, what he was thinking before he supposedly died from a self-inflicted gun wound, and who he communicated with in the days before the incident.

The state specializes in violence. Most Americans are unwilling to admit their government is capable of killing dozens of innocent people, but it does this every day in places like Libya, Syria, Afghanistan, and elsewhere.

It makes more sense the state would engage in murder for the sake of a political agenda than a lone wolf with a brain tumor who collects guns doing so with zero military experience or training. History is replete with instances of government killing its own citizens.

The average citizen, however, inculcated with propaganda about the state and its welfare for the people, remains largely clueless.

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