(Joe Martino) It has been just a few days since the emotion-wrenching events took place in Las Vegas where a gunman, or multiple gunmen, opened fire on civilians at a concert killing 59 people.
by Joe Martino, October 5th, 2017
It is events like these that challenge us to question aspects of ourselves as humans. Why do we have things like this playing out? What can we do to stop them in the future? How can we connect with those affected by events like this and assist them through the trauma associated with it? How can we understand the truth of what took place to get a better picture of how our world truly functions?
Regardless of whether this event was a false flag or not, there are many people affected, and many people who require our attention to bring ourselves to a state of processing what happened and ultimately attain peace within ourselves, which results in peace within our world. We can’t lose sight of that even as we dig for truth.
We are being tasked with having to solve serious challenges within our society that stem around anger, hatred, fear, division and so forth. These are not matters of policy or laws, but matters of human consciousness. The challenge is, very few in leadership and forms of power are viewing our challenges in this manner, leaving us approaching our issues with the same useless, strong word I know, attempts we make at trying to stop them. But this is the truth. We must begin to ask deeper questions about how we can shift our states of being and how we address our societal issues if we want to truly create change.
Note: due to how popular this article had gotten in just a few minutes I am editing in a note. In this article we are not saying what this event is in terms of a false flag or whether or not anyone died or didn’t or anything. It’s not about that at all. We’re covering a story of a woman who was there and heard very different things from what ended up becoming the official story after it changed many times in the media. That’s what we’re covering here.
Update: since writing this someone has informed us that there were a number of reports of multiple shooters at hotels. When we spoke to Rikki, she mentioned the Bellagio was one of the hotels where the first reports of shots and a death had occurred.
Before we get into this story. This is not made up, it’s not fake news, it’s not a conspiracy theory, it’s a story from someone who was there that night as she experienced it. This is important to note because her intentions in releasing this story are not anything other than wanting to explore the truth and how things could have changed so much based on the minute by minute play of what happened as she ran down the strip that night to safety.
We came across a post on Facebook from a girl named Rikki Raulerson who was in Las Vegas the night of the shooting. We got in contact with her via Facebook and spoke to her about the post she had made in order to find out more specific details.
Her story was quite intriguing to us as she is essentially saying that what she saw and heard happening on that night, including what local news was initially saying, completely changed as the night went on. Very key and important details dramatically shifted in the mainstream media that left her questioning what was really going on. She wanted to know the truth of what she experienced that night and began to explore.
Her full post is written below, but based on that post we asked Rikki some key questions to gain further clarity.
When we asked her about what exactly police officers told her when she had asked what was going on she told us: The security guard at the Cosmopolitan exact words were “I know about as much as you do. I have heard 7 confirmed shooters at multiple hotels including the Bellagio.” I do not have any idea how he knew this info, but this is the time they were locking down the hotel. There were a few metro police officers alongside security guards outside our hotel Vdara, and as they were checking our credentials we asked are there really multiple shooters, what’s going on? And the police officer confirmed yes multiple shooters at multiple hotels including Aria next door. He did not say 7 however he just said multiple. I assume he heard this over the radio, bc he was a metro officer.
The key take aways here was that multiple guards and police officers were told that multiple shooters, as many as 7, were shooting in the area that included multiple hotels. While it can be the case that facts become more clear as events unfold, this is a VERY different story than what we learned, and what’s odd is that all over social media, people have been talking about the fact that multiple shooters must have been present.
We then asked her about whether or not she could hear or sense that threats were coming from multiple areas. We asked this because there has been video footage from people recording the events as they unfolded (see below). In the videos you can very clearly hear gun fire coming from multiple locations near and far. Rikki’s response was this: We did not hear any shots from our hotel room. However while running from Cosmo we did hear shots, but they weren’t loud enough for me to think they were right next to us. The Bellagio is quite far from the Vdara on one side, and the Mandalay is about 1.7 miles on the other side. I don’t believe the shots we heard were coming from Mandalay however, because quickly after we got to the room they had released that he was dead. I could be wrong however. It was all happening so fast.
This video below shows the clip Rikki spoke about where shots are fired from different locations.
Finally we asked Rikki what her motivation was in sharing her story and ultimately why she feels it’s important for humanity to explore: I just feel like I was initially told one thing, and hearing the same thing from others, even hearing things over the local news at the very beginning of the event. However instead of showing proof that the other hotels in question weren’t affected, they just completely stopped mentioning it. And it all seemed to disappear at once, within 30 mins or so. That was very questionable to me, and after processing everything we had seen, and actually seeing others out there with similar stories to my own, I felt like I wanted to try and figure out the truth. I would be more inclined to believe the media if they were actually showing me proof.
Rikki’s Original Social Media Post
“So here goes…. Especially to those of you saying to stop talking about this, stop making assumptions etc.
Call me crazy, call me dramatic, call me whatever you want. I’m posting this for those of us who were on the strip Sunday night, who know what we saw and what we were told by police officers, security guards, and even the local news when all of this madness started. And I am posting this in hopes of informing others who have believed everything they’ve seen on the news. If while leaving the Cosmopolitan, we had been told there was one shooting at the Mandalay Bay, Anthony and I would have not been worried for our lives and we would have continued to go out, knowing we weren’t headed to that particular area of the strip. But that’s not what we were told. We were told that there were 7 confirmed shooters, and confirmed deaths at multiple hotels. Including Bellagio, the Aria and New York New York. Being told this by a security guard, who then told us to go to the third floor for safety. However, Anthony says, “No Rikki. This is a very popular hotel, I don’t feel like the third floor of this popular hotel in public is the safest place. We’re going to try and get out of here right now.” Running back to our hotel next door, Vdara, we are told once again by police/security checking our id and room key, “yes multiple hotels effected. Go to your room and do not leave.” We then get to the room, immediately turn on the news and start watching out of our windows to figure out what is going on. The news also states, live, that the Bellagio had been effected and there was one confirmed death.
Now… skip ahead about an hour. The news is no longer stating anything about the other hotels effected. They say it is one person. Every bit of info that was being initially given to us was disappearing. We could physically see from our window view, fire alarms going off at the cosmopolitan, and multiple cop cars and ambulances pulling up there as well. We wanted more information about what was happening at these other hotels right next to us, and we weren’t getting it. And we still aren’t.
Monday morning I am of course telling my friends and family about our experience, and I was starting to really feel like I was crazy. Everyone was telling me there was only one shooter, and I just couldn’t understand what I had seen. Finally, other people like myself started speaking out. I was relieved to know that I wasn’t crazy, but now just as confused as to why the media is trying to hide this information. There are now videos and statements popping up all over the web, showing proof of other shooters and other effected hotels.
Why are they trying to hide this?! If for no other reason, think about being a family member of the others who died or were injured at these other hotels. They deserve the respect, and the truth as to what happened to their loved ones.
Now, can we please stop talking about Gun Control for just a few minutes, and figure out what is really going on here? Figure out the real motive of this incident, and inform people of the truth. Laws can be put in place for anything and everything. There will always be people who break them. And especially with all of the technology we have now days, it is not very hard to find anything you want. Whether it’s an illegal weapon, drugs, anything. Laws will always be broken. So let’s stop pretending this incident wouldn’t have happened if more laws were in place, but instead demand the truth about what really happened that night, and why? Don’t be so naive.”
What To Take From This
I have always said we can’t figure out how to change our world for the better if we do not take the time to understand how it works. Without this process, we end up trying to make sense of something we don’t have the full picture of.
Whether that be human consciousness and why we are the way we are, or whether that be understanding the deep state and how it truly functions, we must begin to look at all of this head on and stop simply making short term decisions in an attempt to make change that ultimately won’t last.
People are trying to tell people to stop asking questions because they are tired of it, but people are asking questions because things don’t make sense, and they want truth. At the same time, people are asking people to connect with others who experienced trauma from this event because people deep down know we must begin to connect with one another authentically and understand each other. The truth is, we don’t have to fight one another on these realities, all of this must happen together. The truth seeking, asking questions, connecting authentically with humans and understanding one another -it all must happen at one time in order for us to truly solve the challenges we face.
We’re going through a shift in consciousness, and part of what we are seeing play out is challenging us to truly shift deep down. This isn’t a matter of government and laws anymore.
About The Author
I created CE 5 years ago and have been heavily at it since. I love inspiring others to find joy and make changes in their lives. Hands down the only other thing I am this passionate about is baseball.
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