Re: Waco: Govt Set Fire

Ian Goddard (
Sat, 11 Sep 1999 23:47:41 -0400

At 10:00 AM 9/11/99 -0700, Robert J. Bradbury wrote:

>> Ian Goddard wrote:
>> > If the evidence shows Govt agents acting
>> > in an organized/planned fashion, firing
>> > guns into a building filled with people,
>> > I can't think of any more appropriate
>> > conclusion to draw than that the Govt
>> > acted with intent to commit mass murder.
>> Ian I wonder how long before one of the ATF agents
>> breaks ranks and publishes a tell-all?
>Spike points out the fundamental problem with
>a conspiracy theory. You have to guarantee that
>nobody will *ever* decide they made a mistake
>and talk about it. You could never guarantee
>that with the number of agents that were involved
>at Waco.

IAN: You could guarantee that destroying the building and killing witnesses will destroy the evidence of the aerial attack on the first day and silence witnesses.

Your theory is a speculative psychological assessment about what people would do for various reasons. Psychology and reasons are infinitely variable, only physics is perfectly reliable. Physical facts tell us that there is gunfire at the Mt Carmel Center, that the tanks created a fire trap, that they pumped potentially flammable agents in, that pyrotechnics devices were found in the same area the building was, not just away from it ( (which you don't hear on TV), that a pyrolike hot-spot appears on a wall just above where a tank suddenly departed, and that the ( gunmen work in conjunction with the tanks in an organized fashion, to name a few things.

Of course I'm just saying things you have not yourself taken the time to study. It would be good to rent "Waco: The Rules of Engagement" from Blockbuster or Tower Video. BTW, it just won the Emmy Award for investigative journalism, stated last night on Dateline. It had won other awards and been nominated for the Oscar Award and an Emmy previously (here's it's home page: