What are the odds Las Vegas shooting was a false flag? UPDATED


by Kevin Barrett, VT Editor

What are the odds? That is the question we keep asking ourselves after each suspected false flag.

What are the odds that every “radical Islamic terrorist” is going to drop a passport or ID card? (See Michel Chossudovsky’s article Barcelona, Manchester, Berlin, Paris, Nice, London, New York: Passports and IDs Mysteriously Discovered in the Wake of Terror Attacks.)  What are the odds that the same Mossad-linked photographer will just happen to show up to film and publicize two terror attacks in less than a week? What are the odds that…? I could go on and on, and often do, but you get the idea.

The Las Vegas shooting, like so many “ISIS-related events,” also seems, at first glance, to defy the odds.

Two muzzle blasts? Picture provided by ex-military whistleblower Scott Bennett, author of The Shell Game; unfortunately the video from which the screenshot is taken, which shows the two muzzle blasts, has been taken down by youtube

What are the odds that such a stunningly lethal shooting was done by just one guy – a proverbial “lone gunman” who ends up conveniently dead? When an event is “way too lethal” for the designated patsy to have done it, it’s probably a false flag. Examples include: The OKC bomb was far too big and lethal to have been a fertilizer bomb in a truck; the big bangs that blew the Trade Center towers to smithereens were too big and lethal to have been done by office fires; the Orlando shooting was too lethal to have been done by Omar Mateen, according to ex-CIA expert Robert David Steele; and so on.

Robert David Steele just emailed me: “I want to weigh in very strongly in support of the Las Vegas shooting being a false flag event. As with Orlando the numbers do not add up.”

What are the odds that a guy with no political ax to grind, no obvious psychological issues, no history of even so much as parking tickets, and no real interest in firearms and no serious firearms training (at least according to family members) is going to be willing and able to pull off something like this?

What are the odds that all of the witnesses who described multiple shooters are wrong?

What are the odds that DHS was in Nevada not long ago as part of a plan that ran from last November right up until very recently, mimicking events like the one that just happened, by pure coincidence?

The year-long 2017 DHS-managed Las Vegas terror drills explored the problem of “too many victims overwhelming the system.”

What are the odds that the crackling gunfire heard in the video below, and other recordings, is coming from one guy shooting a semi-automatic (not full automatic) weapon?  And who turned the stage lights back on so the shooter(s) could see their targets?!

What are the odds that the police would take 72 minutes from the first 911 call to locate the shooter?


Screenshot from NBC News

So what ARE the odds?

I hate to jump to conclusions. But given what we know about Operations Gladio and Gladio B, the above-noted issues do suggest the likelihood of this being another false flag event.

Operation Gladio was a Pentagon-sponsored NATO program that used false flag terrorism to promote a “strategy of tension.” As convicted Gladio false flag terrorist Vincenzo Vinciguerra explained:

Terrorized populations allow governments to trample on their rights. Terrorized populations are easy to stampede off to war. Terrorized populations become like little children, credulously listening to their leaders, who become substitute parent figures.

The free-floating anxiety generated by an event like the Las Vegas shooting can be turned against North Korea, Iran, Russia, or China. It can be used to push gun control. It can be used to keep the whole post-9/11 Orwellian dystopia going and growing. It can and will be used to bludgeon citizens into continuing to surrender their rights.

Since the likely suspects behind these events are pushing war and unfreedom, we should respond by summoning up all of our outrage in service to peace and freedom. Every time something like this happens, we should be clamoring for an end to the 9/11 wars and the post-9/11 police state….and for a real investigation of 9/11 and all of the false flag outrages that have followed.


Robert David Steele just sent me a screen shot of messages exchanged on the evening of September 10th, predicting a mass shooting false flag in Las Vegas the next day, i.e. the 9/11 anniversary.  Here is his message followed by the screenshot. -KB

from my best dark side watcher. I am prepared to speak to Las Vegas false flag and the intersection of treason, Mossad and its sayonim such as Sheldon Adelson and pedophilia blackmail with Mossad agent Jeffrey Epstein, two-party dominance by AIPAC, and more. The lesson they took from 9/11 is that they can still get away with anything, the public really is stupid and the media really is in their pocket. We need #UNRIG and the truth more than ever or this kind of thing will keep happening until states begin to leave the union or the get our guns. Chertoff is appears to be very dirty.

———- Forwarded message ———-

I’m gonna passout. Parting file. I haven’t confirmed but it caught my eye. Check the dates on it. Read chatter. Something called ”High incident project” former dhs head chertoff mentioned in final post. I’ll dredge it up fully later.



10/4/17    This just in from an excellent source, MCM, who emailed me a comprehensive list of questions about the Las Vegas shooting attributed to “the Original Mind.”  If you read this, Mr. or Ms. Original Mind, please let me know if you’d like to do a radio interview. – KB

This was posted on Godlike Productions by a blogger who calls himself “the Original Mind.” -MCM

I have compiled a list of unanswered questions concerning the shooting in Las Vegas. I am not claiming this attack was a false flag, that there were multiple shooters, that ISIS or Antifa were behind – or, in general, anything. There are questions that need answers, and so far the answers haven’t been provided.

Maybe there are easy and obvious answers to these questions. If you have any information that helps answer them, please post.

If you have other unanswered questions and if you have pertinent sources, please let me know and I’ll update the OP.

– The Original Mind



a. Why would an old, retired, drunken, multi-millionaire gambler with no clear political or religious ideology and motive plan and then execute the most expensive, complex, and effective mass shooting attack in US history?
– Source (Stephen Paddock): [link to www.zerohedge.com]
– Source (the expense and complexity of the attack): [link to www.thegatewaypundit.com]
– Source (drunk in casinos): [link to www.youtube.com (secure)]

b. So far, four motives have been attributed to the shooter: ISIS affiliation (below), Antifa affiliation (below), gambling losses, and a psychological break, i.e. he “snapped.” This was an expensive, carefully planned, resource intensive, and premeditated event. Is this consistent with a man who simply “snapped”?
– Source: [link to www.dailymail.co.uk]
– Source (expense and prep): [link to www.thegatewaypundit.com]

c. There are reports that the shooter converted to Islam several months prior to the attack. ISIS has officially claimed responsibility for the attack, in spite FBI denials. Did the shooter convert? Was ISIS involved? What is the FBI’s assessment based on?
– Source: [link to sputniknews.com (secure)]
– Source: [link to www.washingtonexaminer.com]
– Source: [link to www.cbsnews.com (secure)]
– Source: [link to pjmedia.com (secure)]
– Source: [link to twitter.com (secure)]
– Source (FBI denial): [link to www.sfgate.com]
– Source (ISIS calls him Abu Abdul Bar al-Amriki): [link to pjmedia.com (secure)]
– ISIS doubles down on responsibility: [link to www.thegatewaypundit.com]

d. There have been reports that the shooter and his girlfriend, Marilous Danley (surname from a her second marriage), were seen in the Middle East. Were they ever there?
– Source: Thread: Active Shooters at Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas possibly at Harvest Festival (Page 135)
– Source: [link to twitter.com (secure)]

e. There have been reports that the shooter and his girlfriend attended Antifa and anti-Trump events in the United States and possessed Antifa literature. Antifa in Melbourne, Australia initially claimed responsibility for the attack and called the shooter their “brother.” Was the shooter and/or his girlfriend affiliated with Antifa? Was Antifa involved in the attack?
– Source: [link to streamable.com (secure)]
– Source: [link to www.youtube.com (secure)]
– Source (Antifa): Thread: A Summary of Unanswered Questions Concerning the Las Vegas Shooting (fully updated and reformatted OP, 10/3) (Page 2)
– Source (Antifa FB post): [link to ibb.co (secure)]
– Source: [link to twitter.com (secure)]
– The girlfriend is of Indonesian and Australian origin: [link to www.zerohedge.com]
– Personally, I’m not persuaded that this footage shows Paddock.
– The attack was claimed by Antifa in Melbourne, Australia. The wife has a connection to Australia. Is there a broader Australian connection here?

f. Did the shooter commit suicide or was he shot? There are conflicting reports.
– Source: Fat Man.

g. The shooter recently in the week before the shooting wired $100,000 to the Philippines, where his girlfriend has family and now resides. Why?
– Source: [link to twitter.com (secure)]
– Source (time of transfer): [link to www.nbcnews.com (secure)]
– What $100k will get you in the Philippines: [link to www.investopedia.com]

h. There is evidence the shooter used to work at Lockheed Martin and NASA. Was the shooter a government employee of any sort?
– Source: [link to www2.jpl.nasa.gov (secure)]
– Did he work for the FBI? [link to imgur.com (secure)]


a. Marilou Danley has variously been reported as in custody, in the Philippines, and in Tokyo. Where is she and what accounts for the conflicting reports? If she is outside the country, when did she leave?
– Source: Fat Man.
– Source (custody): [link to imgur.com (secure)]
– Source (Tokyo): Tucker on Fox.
– Source (Manila, Philippines via Hong Kong): [link to news.abs-cbn.com]
– UPDATE: It now appears to be confirmed that Marilou Danley left the US on Sept 25 and traveled to Manila, Philippines via Hong Kong. She arrived on Oct 1. [link to www.nbcnews.com (secure)]

b. Marilou Danley’s husband or ex-husband is (allegedly) 76 year old Geary Danley. His Facebook account is rife with Leftist ideology, dozens upon dozens of “likes” of every Leftist and anti-Trump group imaginable, including ShareBlue and most importantly, Rubicon Training Group, a gun training and gun course company. Geary has knowledge of and a proclivity for guns, as a careful reading of his FB will reveal. Paddock and Geary Danley share one degree of separation. Even though Geary supposedly lives in Arkansas, public records reveal he has a decades-long history of living in the state of Nevada. Was he involved in any capacity?
– Source: Thread: Is the Vegas shooting a BLACK OP or Occult sacrifice? [Thread will curate all known facts & links]
– Source (alleged facebook page): [link to www.facebook.com (secure)]
– Evidence of marriage to Geary Danley taken (allegedly) from Ancestry.com: Thread: Active Shooters at Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas possibly at Harvest Festival (Page 185)
– Marilou used two SSNs while in the US and was married to two men at the same time, and with Paddock: [link to www.newsweek.com]

c. What happened to Marilou Danley’s (alleged) first husband, Alberto Busto, a filipino who she married in 1996, and who are the Ali and Zafar Busto linked on her facebook (her sons?)? Ali and Zafar are Arabic names, and possibly indicate she and/or her husband converted to Islam and her son or sons are Muslims, probably living in the Philippines. Did Paddock visit her son or sons with Marilou? Did they see Paddock as a target for radicalization because of his reported isolation from family and any friends, maybe some resentment at something they saw they could work on?
– The girlfriend’s facebook page: [link to www.youtube.com (secure)]
– The girlfriend is of Indonesian Filipino and Australian origin: [link to www.zerohedge.com]
– Evidence of marriage to Alberto Busto and Filipino ancestry taken (allegedly) from Ancestry.com: Thread: Active Shooters at Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas possibly at Harvest Festival (Page 185)
– Information about Marilou’s past in Australia, and her two marriages: [link to www.goldcoastbulletin.com.au]

d. Marilou left the US on Sept 25 and arrived in Manila, the Philippines, on Oct 1. Paddock rented the Vista suite on Sept 28. Sometime between Sept 24 and Oct 1, he wired $100k to Marilou’s bank in Manila. Was Marilou aware of the impending attack?
– Source (Marilou and $100k): [link to www.nbcnews.com (secure)]
– Source (Paddock renting the room): [link to www.dailymail.co.uk]


a. The shooter used at least two fully automatic rifles (modded). He had no military or militia background. How did he get them and if he modded them himself, how did he do it?
– Source (modified automatics): [link to www.cnn.com]
– Source (no military background): [link to www.dailymail.co.uk]
– He may have used a crank to obtain automatic firing rates: [link to www.usatoday.com (secure)]
– First image of the automatic rifle: [link to www.express.co.uk (secure)]
– Another picture of the weapons: [link to prnt.sc (secure)]
– And another: [link to twitter.com (secure)]
– Descriptions of the weapons: Thread: Active Shooters at Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas possibly at Harvest Festival (Page 182) and Thread: A Summary of Unanswered Questions Concerning the Las Vegas Shooting (fully updated and reformatted OP, 10/3) (Page 9)
– Some rifles are easy to convert to automatic with the help of cheap parts and youtube videos.

b. The shooter had 19-23 guns in the room and another 20 or so at home. He had 10 bags sent to his room containing thousands of rounds of ammunition. The automatic rifles were set up on “racks” or “platforms.” He had surveillance equipment set up outside his room to watch for the police, and as-yet unidentified electronic devices a camera set up in his room to record the shooting. He had parts to make explosives, including ammonium nitrate (used by McVeigh), and possibly also bombs. His house was apparently a prepper’s paradise. How and why did he acquire all this equipment?
– Source: [link to www.thegatewaypundit.com]
– He also had equipment to make a bomb: [link to dailycaller.com]
– List of his equipment, both in the hotel and at home: [link to www.novinky.cz (secure)]
– The automatic rifles were set up in “racks” inside the windows: [link to www.novinky.cz (secure)]
– He had 10 bags with him – that’s a lot of ammo! Thread: cnn just said he had 10 suitcases for his 17 guns and thousands of rounds
– Source (number of weapons): [link to www.rt.com (secure)]
– Source (number of weapons): [link to www.thedailybeast.com (secure)]
– Source (surveillance equipment and camera): [link to nypost.com (secure)]

c. How did he get ammonium nitrate, the same chemical McVeigh used in OKL?
– Source: [link to www.novinky.cz (secure)]


a. The official story is that the attack was launched from a “Vista Suite” on the northeast corner of the Mandalay Bay Hotel’s northernmost “wing.” Two windows were broken with a hammer in the 32nd floor, two-bedroom suite. Automatic scoped rifles were then set up on racks or platforms in each of these windows, and the shooter alternated between these rifles for 17 9 minutes of total fire time in a roughly 70 minute period. Why would the shooter alternate between two rooms? Were there multiple shooters?
– Source (room 32135): [link to www.cnn.com]
– Source (two windows): [link to www.dailymail.co.uk]
– Source (tripods): [link to www.usatoday.com (secure)]
– Source (two bedroom suite): [link to www.youtube.com (secure)] (festival site visible around 1:08)
– Source (multiple shooters): [link to www.naturalnews.com (secure)]
– Report of man in neighboring room claiming there were multiple shooters: Thread: Accounts from the guy next door.. multiple shooters and security killed on floor 32.
– Source (10 minutes of shooting): [link to www.today.com (secure)]
– Source (72 minutes of shooting): [link to www.dailymail.co.uk]
– Suggestion of multiple shooters from multiple locations on police scanner: (full) [link to www.youtube.com (secure)] (edited) [link to www.youtube.com (secure)]
– Switching guns would be useful to prevent overheating. Overheating might be a concern given the duration of his attack.
– UPDATE: At the press conference on 10/3, the Vegas Sheriff stated that the shooter fired for 9 minutes, confirming early reports. Hence, given that it took the police 72 minutes to enter the room, we can conclude that the shooter fired for 9 out of ~72 minutes. That’s a lot of dead time. 
– Reconstructed timeline: [link to www.usatoday.com (secure)]

b. There were in excess of 600 casualties total. At the range the shooter was at (400-600 yards), this might seem excessive, particularly in 17 minutes of firing. Could his automatic rifle do that damage at that range in that time? How could he hit so many people at that range without any weapons experience?
– Source (distance): Google Earth (draw a line from the shooter’s location on the northeast corner of the hotel at 3950 S Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89119 to the near and far edges of the festival location at 3901 S Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89119)
– Most rifles can do this sort of damage at this range, and it might be easy to hit people in a crowd of 22,000. Source: Thread: Active Shooters at Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas possibly at Harvest Festival (Page 141)

c. He booked two rooms under his girlfriend’s name. Why? Where was the second room, if there was one?
– Source: [link to www.dailymail.co.uk]
– Source (two rooms): [link to www.thegatewaypundit.com]
– Evidence of more rooms being used on multiple floors on police scanner: (full) [link to www.youtube.com (secure)] (edited) [link to www.youtube.com (secure)]
– Evidence of several sets of broken windows in various locations around the hotel: [link to imgur.com (secure)] and [link to imgur.com (secure)]

d. There is footage of muzzle flare from the ~4th floor. Was the shooting coming from the 32nd or the 4th, or both?
– Source: [link to www.youtube.com (secure)]
– Source: [link to mobile.twitter.com (secure)]
– Source (4:57): [link to www.youtube.com (secure)]
– Comprehensive source: [link to www.zerohedge.com]
– Source (police scanner): (full) [link to www.youtube.com (secure)] (edited) [link to www.youtube.com (secure)]
– Plus, there doesn’t seem to be muzzle flare from the 32nd floor on the videos.
– However, against this is a report on the police audio which states the light from the 4th floor is a strobe light: (full) [link to www.youtube.com (secure)] (edited) [link to www.youtube.com (secure)]
– This Fox video shows a flashing light on the same floor, suggesting the light wasn’t a second shooter: [link to www.youtube.com (secure)]

e. Why did it take police officers 72 minutes to locate him after the first 911 call came through? Did police know after only 5 minutes where the shots were coming from?
– Source: [link to www.dailymail.co.uk]
– Source (knowing after 5 minutes): (full) [link to www.youtube.com (secure)] (edited) [link to www.youtube.com (secure)]

f. Some sources claim the exits to the festival venue were blocked. Were the exits blocked, and if so why?
– Source: [link to www.naturalnews.com (secure)]

g. What happened to the security officer who was reported as shot in the leg on the police scanner?
– Source: (full) [link to www.youtube.com (secure)] (edited) [link to www.youtube.com (secure)]


a. Some have questioned the sincerity of the shooter’s brother’s emotions in this interview. Is there something suspicious about his behavior?
– Source: [link to www.youtube.com (secure)]

b. A “Hispanic” lady was seen at the festival ~45 minutes before the event saying people would die. The shooter’s Asian girlfriend looked somewhat Hispanic. Was it her, or an as-yet unidentified woman?
– Source: [link to youtu.be (secure)]
– Source: [link to www.express.co.uk (secure)]
– Source: [link to www.naturalnews.com (secure)]
– Source (picture of Asian girlfriend): [link to www.dailymail.co.uk]
– The Hispanic lady was about a foot taller than his girlfriend, suggesting it wasn’t her 45 minutes before the attack.

c. Is it coincidence that there’s a DHS training event in Vegas?
– Source: Thread: DHS “Training” in Las Vegas Oct 1-5, New Metal Detectors Installed in Mandalay last year…

d. Did the shooter go through the new metal detectors at the Mandalay Hotel?
– Source: Thread: DHS “Training” in Las Vegas Oct 1-5, New Metal Detectors Installed in Mandalay last year…

e. Did housekeeping check his room while he was there? What did they find?
– Source (suggests they did): [link to www.cnn.com]

Last Edited by The Original Mind on 10/03/2017 09:55 PM



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