ISIS claims responsibility US Media says No... who is more credible? What a quandary, we face when the MSM becomes so untrustworthy that we would give ISIS more credibility.
Social media is abuzz charging that racist, bigoted, “Islamophobe's”... are the only one's taking the Islamic State’s claim seriously. It should be noted that credible sources, who have never been accused of “Islamophobia", have said that the Islamic State is generally trustworthy, when claiming responsibility for an attack. Statements of support for ISIS's credibility, regarding claims of this nature, have been made on several occasions, many prior to the Las Vegas attack.
In view of all the evidence and reports to date... there is more evidence and reason to support ISIS's claim, that the massacre in Las Vegas was a jihadist attack, not the work of a 'lone wolf' assailant. However, that doesn’t fit the establishment media's NARRATIVE, nor the agenda of law enforcement. Therefore, don’t expect ISIS's culpability to be announced forthrightly by authorities, anytime soon, if ever.
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One of our local town's policemen was at the concert - backstage as a guest. Here's an account of his experience from our local paper today;
A dream come true for one local lawman turned into a nightmare as a storm of bullets rained down on a country music festival in Las Vegas.
Last Sunday, Seguin Police Deputy Chief Bruce Ure was at the SiriusXM Route 91 Festival, backstage as Jason Aldean began to perform.
It was during the country music star’s performance that suspected gunman Stephen Craig Paddock, a 64-year-old retiree from Mesquite, Nevada, began shooting at the 22,000 concert-goers in front of the Mandalay Bay Hotel and Casino.
“I estimate that we personally took on about 400 to 500 rounds,” he said. “What are the odds of surviving that? To walk away from that? It is a terrible feeling to think, ‘I’m gonna die tonight. Doesn’t mean I’m not going to try, but I’m probably going to die.’”
Ure was at the festival celebrating his birthday with his best friend, J.R. Schumann, the program manager for SiriusXM’s country western stations, including The Highway.
“He invited me to come on out, it was my birthday week,” Ure said. “We thought we would hang out there, go to the festival, have a good time, take in a little gambling, see the sights. That is how it started, that is not how it ended up.”
At the large event, Ure found himself with a seat on stage for the shows, and the opportunity to meet and greet the performers backstage.
“Everything was going just flawlessly, I was a kid in the candy store,” he said. “My seat was on stage. I got to meet all of the performers and talk with them for great lengths of time backstage. It was just a dream come true for somebody that appreciates country music. I got to meet people I listen to on the radio and enjoy their company.”
Before heading out for the last shows, Ure said he planned on wearing a bright orange Jimmy Buffet shirt, but changed his mind.
“That morning I knew I was going to be up on stage again, and this was the big show — everybody is going to be there,” he said. “I thought, well, ‘I’m going to be sitting up on stage, and most of those stage folks are wearing dark clothing because you don’t want to see them when they are moving around.’ Then, I thought ‘I’m going to put on my dark button-up shirt so you can’t see me as much on stage.’ That was probably one of the moves that saved my life. That orange shirt would have been really easy to spot.”
Like the previous day, Ure was backstage again, mixing and mingling with the performers, enjoying the show.
“We went over to the festival, we’re having a great time and all of the performers went on and then the last performer, Jason Aldean, that’s who everybody was there for — 20,000 to 25,000 people,” Ure said. “I was backstage in the VIP area when Jason Aldean was playing. We were standing back there with some SiriusXM people and some of the other performers that had performed earlier. ”
It was when Aldean was on stage that the dream celebration turned into a nightmare for Ure, and the thousands of other attendees.
Ure, along with the group of people, was on the right side of the stage, closest to the Mandalay Bay, when he heard about five shots.
“I turned to JR and said, ‘What a jerk, somebody throwing fireworks in the air, or is that pyro?” Ure asked.
Schumann told him there weren’t any pyrotechnics setup, and that’s when the first round of gunfire started.
“Then I notice the Astroturf that we were standing on in the VIP area shot up, there was dirt popping up everywhere,” he said. “I knew what that was because when we go to the gun range when the bullets hit the berm in the back you see the ‘poof’ from the dirt. That’s what it was doing all around us — in front of me, behind me, left and right. They were popping everywhere.”
Knowing they were being shot at, but unaware of where it was coming from, everybody dropped to the ground to take cover, Ure said.
“I screamed, ‘Gun, get down, get down!’ So most everybody did back there,” he said
A bullet whizzed passed Ure’s face, hitting the ground near his hand and exploding, causing the shrapnel to hit him.
“It was about 8 inches from my head. At that point in time, I knew that I was at the wrong place,” he said.
It quickly became apparent that the bullets were coming from higher up.
“It also dawned on me, that the only way that could be hitting the turf, with a 10-foot fence around us was if somebody was up above us,” he said. “I screamed, ‘Gun! Run!’ Everybody back there knew I was a cop. We ran.”
Ure was able to find cover between a couple of tour buses.
“We got between two of the performers’ tour buses. Then we got another barrage of bullets — 75 rounds or so. They were hitting the tour bus we were hiding behind,” he said. “That is when I knew this was going to be a very, very bad night. This was more than an active shooter. This was somebody up high.”
That’s when Ure called for help from Seguin Police Capt. Victor Pacheco.
“I needed intelligence because I needed to know which way to tell people to run, which way I needed to run,” he said. “I call him and I remember telling him, ‘Victor, I’m under fire. There’s a sniper, an active shooter. I need you to turn on TV, any news channel, internet, find out where this guy is because I’ve got to know which way to run.’ He responded with some interesting words.”
Ure recalled telling Pacheco, this was going to be the worst mass murder shooting in the history of America, and he was right, with 58 dead and more than 500 injured.
“I could recognize that within the first minute of this event,” he said. “I never heard gunshots like that and I just knew that this was worse than terrible.”
In the midst of bullets, Ure said he didn’t have time to process what was going on, however, his survival mode kicked in — as well as his 33 years of training.
“While he was looking for information I decided to turn on my phone’s camera because I determined, I probably wasn’t going to survive. In fact, I felt very confident that was I was going to die that night,” he said. “I could only record about 35 seconds because I needed to get back to my phone to talk to Victor. That 35 seconds in there where you hear the gunshots, there’s no break in them. It is just so fast.”
After a short time, Ure said they were able to determine there were two vastly different sounds when the barrage of bullets was being shot — crisp and muffled.
“When it was crisp, it was dancing around us, when it was muffled we didn’t see the ground move or hear it hitting stuff right next to us,” he said. “I figured the guy was shooting at us and then was pointing and shooting into the main crowd. What I didn’t know was that he had two different vantage points.”
The group hiding behind the buses waited for a pause and a change in sounds before making a run for it, Ure said.
“When we took off running, we were trying to get everybody to run, we were hollering at them, ‘Run faster, run faster,’” he said. “Then I think that is when he saw us because we were running directly away from him, perpendicular from his shooting point, from his vantage behind the stage and it was a light area of asphalt. When we were running I heard the crisp sound, which meant that muzzle was pointing at us, because that was the sharpest sound.”
As they ran, Ure felt chunks of asphalt strike the back of his legs as the bullets hit the ground behind them.
“You could hear it getting louder,” he said. “The pieces were getting bigger. I hollered at JR, the PG version is ‘We’re getting ready to get shot!’ About that time, a big piece of asphalt hit me and I thought that shot had to be four or five feet behind me, then it stopped. Then it paused and it went to the muffled sound. That is when I knew he ran out of ammo about four feet away from me and JR personally.”
With the stage helping to conceal them as they ran, Ure spotted a man laying on the ground in a pool of blood.
“When I saw the guy laying down, I thought he was dead. It was just a sight to see,” he said. “Then, I saw him move. I thought, ‘Wow, he’s alive.’ So me and this other guy went and picked him up. I told him, ‘this is going to hurt, brother.’ We drug him about 40 yards. He was shot right there. I knew that the guy could shoot us because he had done that. This evil, evil man kept shooting. When I got him across the street, they were still hitting out in the street, the bullets were.”
Recently, the Seguin Police Department received a donation of tourniquets from the Guadalupe County 100 Club, with all of the officers undergoing training on how to properly use them. That was a refresher course for Ure, who is a former EMT.
The man suffered a shot to the leg that hit his femoral artery, Ure said.
“It was bad. I didn’t have a belt on, and I knew I needed something. He had a belt on, so I took his belt off, and I wrapped it around,” he said. “I tried to tie it but it kept loosening up. I just twisted it up like the old balsa wood airplane propellers and then I held it. I told him, ‘I can not let go of this until I get you to a doctor, so it’s just you and me. I’m not leaving you until I get you to a doctor.’”
The difficult part would now be getting the man to a hospital, along with a couple of other gunshot victims that were brought to Ure.
“That is when people thought, this must be first aid because two other people with gunshots show up,” he said. “I couldn’t tell them differently because ‘can’t’ wasn’t in the vocabulary and ‘won’t’ wasn’t in anybody’s vocabulary.”
Ure began yelling to get the attention of a man who was driving to escape in his car.
“In my book, if I had to rank the heroes of the night, he’s No. 1,” he said. “He was in his car, he was two blocks away from being out of total chaos in a massacre and he chose to stop. The guy was almost out — 20,000 people and he’s going to be out. He’s probably going to be one of the first ones out. He stops. I tell him I got to get these people to medical help.”
Knowing all three victims needed trauma teams, Ure told the driver to look for the nearest trauma hospital in Las Vegas and take them to it.
The man with the gunshot wound laid on Ure’s lap as the deputy chief continued to tighten the tourniquet to keep him from bleeding out.
“My guy that I was helping, I had him pretty much laid in my lap, we were almost cuddling, and I had my right arm holding the belt trying to keep it tight,” he said. “Every now and then I had to tell him, ‘I’ve got to tighten it up, I know it’s going to hurt, but I gotta tighten it up.’ I kept tightening it up, and he would holler, and scream in pain, but he would follow it up with, ‘It’s OK.’”
Ure described the drive to the hospital like a scene from a movie, running red lights on Las Vegas Boulevard, speeding, driving the wrong way into oncoming traffic, jumping curbs and driving incredibly fast on the highway.
While en route, Ure began taking a brief medical history to help ensure the three victims got the treatment they needed when they arrived at the hospital.
“I got their names, age, allergies to medicines and medical conditions,” he said. “I was afraid they were all passing out because my guy was. That was why I was asking him all these questions. He did have an allergy to medicine. It was great because when we pulled up there, I was able to give a quick medical history and let them know which one was critical because I had triaged them, it really helped to expedite them.”
Inside the trauma center was chaos, however, Ure felt a sense of relief wash over him for the three lives he helped save.
“When I got him into the hospital, I was feeling pretty good about what we had done, until the next patient we helped bring in ... she didn’t make it,” he said. “That small victory was very short lived.”
After getting bandaged up, Ure began making the seven-mile trek on foot back to the Mandalay Bay where he was staying, about 15 floors below the shooter’s 32-floor perch.
Soaked in blood — his own and the victims he helped — Ure stopped at a convenience store, where he met a man that would get him set up at another large hotel and casino for a shower and some sleep.
“I told him I was just trying to get back to the hotel. I didn’t know if I was going to get in or not, but I had friends out there and I needed that emotionally. I really needed that,” he said. “He tells me, ‘I’ll give you a ride. He’s got a brand new Range Rover, beautiful leather seats, and he didn’t think twice.”
After the man helped Ure get a room, the deputy chief cleaned up and then made the most difficult call.
“I waited until about 6 a.m. Texas time and I called my wife to tell her what was going on and that I was OK,” he said. “That was an unbelievable conversation.”
Following a brief nap, Ure began the journey again to meet with his friends at the Mandalay Bay.
Once he got back to his room later Monday night, Ure said he looked down at the venue and described what he said was an unbelievable sight.
“I was on the 17th floor and I could look out over the venue,” he said. “There as a 30-by-40 (foot) area and a fence in the middle of the venue and that was the death area. It was painted red. People hit the fence and they couldn’t get over the fence and he had a clear shot at them. He was just picking them off one at a time. He was aiming. He wasn’t just randomly shooting, hoping to hit somebody, he was aiming.”
After finally returning home on Tuesday, and returning to work on Thursday, Ure said he thought about the people he saved and wondered how they were doing.
He got an answer late Thursday night.
“Last night, I got a message on my office phone. It was from this guy, he says his name, and he said, ‘Hey, I think you’re the one that saved me.’ I cried,” Ure said through tears. “I cried. I couldn’t believe it. You do something like that to do it. You don’t ever go into anything like that and expect somebody to call you up and say thank you. As soon as I got the message last night, I cried.”
Ure was able to connect with the man Friday morning and talk.
The man’s father, who lives overseas, saw Ure’s story and called his son, telling him he found the guy that saved him.
“He told me when he was brought in, he knew that he was bad. They told him that,” he said. “When he came out of surgery, he kept asking ‘who was the guy?’ I wasn’t going to leave my name with the hospital. You do something like that because it is the human thing to do.”
The man, who Ure asked not to release his name, is from Victoria, Canada, and is forever bonded with the South Texas lawman.
“I now have a new friend,” Ure said. “I joked with him because he was laying across my lap and his head was literally laying up against my left shoulder and told him I was more intimate with you than I was with my wife on our first three dates. That phone call was good for both of us.”
It wasn’t just the call from the guy, who filled Ure’s eyes up with tears.
On Friday afternoon, he received a text from the man’s mother, thanking him for being “the hero and angel watching over her son.”
“Then this afternoon, his mom ... his mom sent me a beautiful, beautiful text,” he said with a break in his voice and tears in his eyes. “Her words were, ‘I just need to hear your voice.’ When someone says, ‘I just need to hear your voice.’ I can’t think of any prettier words in the dictionary. That for me is like a song form God himself. Those are just amazing words. It is things like that that really help.”
Ure was among those injured, but he has also been hailed a hero for saving the lives of at least three people who were shot.
However, he said he is far from hero status.
“I’m not a hero,” he said. “I was in a situation where I reacted the way I did because I am blessed to have had training. It was just instinct. You wanna know who the heroes are? The heroes are the ones who helped me carry that man. They are the ones like the man who stopped his car. The heroes are the ones who carried people out on fences. I saw a big garbage bin where they were throwing people in it to get them out of there. Those are heroes.”
Additionally, Ure said his friend, Schumann, also earned that honor for making sure that people ran and not leaving anybody behind.
“JR, my buddy, led people when people were shooting at them,” he said. “That was my buddy, I’m proud of him, he was a hero. JR kept running straight to help people keep running out. He was leading people and encouraging people to run. He could have been out five minutes before that, but he was trying to help others get out. Everybody else was his priority.”
It was in this time of darkness that Ure saw the light of humanity shine.
“This guy is shooting everybody to kill. I will continue to say that was the worst night of humanity, but it was also the best night of humanity,” he said. “That is the only way that I can deal with the worst. Emotionally, it wrecks you. I have seen my fair share of terrible tragedies, they don’t come close to this.”
Ure said this tragedy has forever changed him.
“I am a changed person forever — good and bad,” he said. “I see so much more good. I’ve never been a negative person, but I see even more good now. That one person, it was one person out of 20,000 to 25, 000 people that was bad. I believe the best of humanity was there that night. In fact, I don’t believe it, I know it. I saw it.”
These Terrorist, not all of them can be all that bad, hell man they like Pink Haired Strippers.
It Must be True It Was On the Internet, 119 Mirrored 911, found these two videos, at first it was like, ok what ever, now I figured what the heck so here it is.
Come on man, your on line, I checked, is this his brother in Las Vegas?
Could that be his brother, Bruce?
The younger brother of Stephen Paddock has a rap sheet of a hardened criminal ... light-years different from the brother who slaughtered dozens of innocent people.
Bruce Paddock currently lives in California, but he's led a nomadic life. TMZ has pulled court docs which show he's been a regular in the criminal justice system. Among his arrests ...
-- Criminal threats
-- Petty theft
-- Driving on a suspended license
It's unclear how many of these resulted in convictions. We know for sure the 57-year-old was convicted of petty theft with a prior, and vandalism. Don't confuse Bruce with Eric, the Paddock brother living in Orlando, Florida, who's been speaking to the media.
BTW ... Paddock's father was a bank robber who was once on the FBI's 10 Most Wanted List