Last time we looked at the historical emergence of the revolutionary movement Antifa from its ancient antecedents to the 1980s.  The original intention was to continue with that history.  But then came the slaughter in Las Vegas.  Does that horrible massacre have meaning in the big picture?  I believe it does.  Sorting out its precise import will take time and patience.  Less than a day after the shooting, the FBI declared that the shooter, Stephen Paddock had no ties to ISIS.  Shortly afterward, But it is essential that we begin the process.  PART V – THE LAS VEGAS FACTOR “For we do not wrestle against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the authorities, against the cosmic powers over this present darkness, against the spiritual forces of evil in the heavenly places.” (Ephesians 6:12) (ESV) Whatever else Vegas turns out to be, it is at minimum an expression of the spiritual struggle going on in this nation and the world against the powers and principalities that are ... [More]