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Lest We Forget – Lessons From The 1993 Waco Tragedy

MadisonWannabe Wrote: Feb 27, 2013 2:38 PM
Some people are just that way. Does not make sense to most. Charles Manson and squeeky From come to mind. The difference here is that he was suspected and with evidence and a warrant he could have been arrested and the rest of the deaths avoided. This was mishandled so badly it actally equates to murder in my view.

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...