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Offline Steve_uk

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The Waco siege 25 years on: the enigma of David Koresh
« on: November 02, 2018, 06:11:PM »
I'm not sure why the media is raking this up specifically in November 2018 but the case serves as a warning to all who may be looking for a new purpose in life and fall for the charisma of an evil individual. The siege left 76 dead, many wondering about the tactics of the federal government, and was also cited by Oklahoma bomber Timothy McVeigh, whose attack in April 1995 claimed the lives of 168. https://youtu.be/4GJhsnxcsrY

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Re: The Waco siege 25 years on: the enigma of David Koresh
« Reply #3 on: November 02, 2018, 11:15:PM »
I'm not sure why the media is raking this up specifically in November 2018 but the case serves as a warning to all who may be looking for a new purpose in life and fall for the charisma of an evil individual. The siege left 76 dead, many wondering about the tactics of the federal government, and was also cited by Oklahoma bomber Timothy McVeigh, whose attack in April 1995 claimed the lives of 168. https://youtu.be/4GJhsnxcsrY


The feds started filling the place with tear gas to force them all out the building. Koresh then selfishly set the place on the place on fire because he knew the game was up and took all his followers with him beacuse if they lived to tell they would sooner or later expose him.
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Re: The Waco siege 25 years on: the enigma of David Koresh
« Reply #4 on: November 03, 2018, 12:35:PM »

The feds started filling the place with tear gas to force them all out the building. Koresh then selfishly set the place on the place on fire because he knew the game was up and took all his followers with him beacuse if they lived to tell they would sooner or later expose him.
I doubt Koresh set the compound on fire alone. Wikipedia says another member, Steve Schneider shot him and then killed himself. President Bill Clinton had had another experience with a cult whilst Governor of Arkansas but he was out of his depth with Waco. He delegated the decisions to Janet Reno. The whole thing was badly mismanaged.
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Re: The Waco siege 25 years on: the enigma of David Koresh
« Reply #5 on: November 03, 2018, 04:09:PM »
I cannot understand people falling for this crap, its one thing to put your own stupid life at risk but when they involve innocent children it breaks my heart.

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Re: The Waco siege 25 years on: the enigma of David Koresh
« Reply #6 on: November 03, 2018, 04:10:PM »
I doubt Koresh set the compound on fire alone. Wikipedia says another member, Steve Schneider shot him and then killed himself. President Bill Clinton had had another experience with a cult whilst Governor of Arkansas but he was out of his depth with Waco. He delegated the decisions to Janet Reno. The whole thing was badly mismanaged.

David Koresh was to blame.