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Lest We Forget – Lessons From The 1993 Waco Tragedy

Ken2168 Wrote: Feb 27, 2013 9:06 AM
The ATF was in trouble after reports exposing the rampant racism in their ranks and the murders at Ruby Ridge. They need a show of force to show the world that a) they're not irrelevant, and b) they're capable of killing you if you oppose them. This was the sole reason for Waco.
evie10 Wrote: Feb 27, 2013 9:59 AM
This sounds like the best reason ever to defund the ATF and get rid of it.

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...