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Lest We Forget – Lessons From The 1993 Waco Tragedy

jaybird8 Wrote: Feb 27, 2013 1:55 AM
There aren't enough real Americans left to vote them out, Mike. The last election just proved that. The tipping point between makers and takers has been reached and passed, in the takers' favor. Nothing can stop the downhill slide now, except Thomas Jefferson's solution, which he accurately predicted would eventually become necessary.
andrew299 Wrote: Feb 27, 2013 9:20 AM
You are right about there being more takers than makers, but is time for all of us to quit whining and start doing something positive to turn that trend around.

Twenty years ago, on February 28th 1993, the federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms (ATF) launched an assault on the Branch Davidian religious compound just outside Waco, Texas. The resulting siege ended more than seven weeks later, on April 19, but not before claiming the lives of 80 men, women and children -- many burned to death in the final inferno that destroyed the compound.

Even today, videos of the burning buildings remain vivid reminders of an assault gone horribly wrong, from start to finish; and, lessons from what has become known as the “Waco Tragedy” should be borne...