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Lest We Forget – Lessons From The 1993 Waco Tragedy

john653 Wrote: Feb 27, 2013 10:04 AM
Unfortunately we still 'witness power run so tragically amuck.'. Fast and Furious, Bengazi, and the drone attacks. We will never get the full story on any of them, much less punish who was at fault. This is the best country in the world, but Washington DC has to change and come back under the voter control, or we will be lost economically, morally, and freedom. These problems only happen because power corrupts absolutely, and anybody in government today seems to bend to the power rather than represent what they were voted in for. Besides being accountable there has to be a punishment. Today there is noconsequence for the politicians and beauracrats that make mistakes like this. They are never fired, lose pay, or lose retirement, etc.

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...