Is there anyone, anywhere with enough constitutional authority to
make some arrests of certain Clinton administration officials who, as
pointed out over the weekend, are now known to have planned, executed,
and then lied about the assault on the Branch Davidian community April
19, 1993? To be sure, those officials should include -- but not be
limited to -- the following people:
- Attorney General Janet Reno, for helping to plan the assault and
illegally using U.S. military forces in any participating role
because it's a violation of the law under the Posse Comitatus Act -- and
then lying about all of it. After all, some U.S. Delta Force commanders
who were involved in an April 14, 1993, strategy session with Reno
present knew enough about the law -- and the military's role in civilian
law enforcement -- to be "gun shy" about the FBI's assault plans, so why
wasn't the U.S. Attorney General? Can Americans not expect their
chief law enforcement officers to actually know the laws (and the
Constitution) they are sworn to uphold?
- President Bill Clinton, who -- from all indications -- knew exactly
what was going on regarding the planning assault on Waco from the
outset. The best assessment of one former Delta Force operator
indicated that a couple of people from the president's office were in
attendance at the meeting, and in a typically cowardly manner asked that
they not be identified during the session. And new revelations published
last week detail the accounts of Delta Force operators, as told to a
CIA officer, that indeed
the Force was "actively" involved in the raid. To circumvent Posse
Comitatus, that would have taken a presidential waiver.
- Any U.S. military official who was either active in planning this
military involvement or approved it -- including the Joint Chiefs of
Staff, and any U.S. military official who provided the military gear
used in the raid.
- Any FBI agent who used illegal weapons during the raid provided by
the U.S. military, or any FBI agent who knew about any of this and
either lied to Congress or the American people about it.
- Any U.S. military personnel who were "actively" involved in the
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These people will do for starters. But Congress is culpable as well.
I'm sure, upon examination, there are some members of Congress who
were culpable either by acts of commission or omission. As
representatives of the people, it was Congress' job to know what was
being planned in Waco. Members of either house's Judiciary Committee
should have gone to the FBI to find out what was going on, or required
the FBI to send a representative to them and tell them what was
going on. Those members of Congress who knew of the FBI's and military's
plans and did nothing to stop it or those who discovered the truth about
this assault at some point afterward and chose instead to remain silent
about it are equally guilty in my view.
And what about the federal judiciary -- in short, what about Judge
Walter Smith, who originally tried the Waco case in Texas federal court?
As I wrote in an earlier article,
Smith "has done everything in his power to accommodate the government's
cover-up. Judge Smith has sentenced Davidian survivors for offenses the
jury did not convict them of, prevented some verdicts from casting any
doubt on the government's 'official explanation' of what happened at
Waco, and prevented survivors from being available to the media to tell
their stories. And now that Judge Smith has a number of Waco-related
wrongful death suits in his court, he is doing his best to throw out or
block most of them and to exclude as much evidence as possible." Will
Judge Smith now not allow the Davidian survivors -- who have wrongful
death cases pending before him -- this new evidence, these
smoking guns, into his courtroom either?
And who in the mainstream media is guilty of ignoring this story or,
worse, helping to cover it up? How many mainstream reporters who have
contacts within the FBI, the military, the Justice Department and the
White House knew -- for years -- the government was lying about
Waco? No one -- not one single reporter -- from WorldNetDaily has the
"privilege" of being in the White House "inner circle" of media; not one
of us travels with these officials at taxpayer expense on their numerous
junkets around the globe. We don't get to attend their meetings, we
don't attend their social events, and we don't get invited to sit in on
"special" policy meetings. And yet WorldNetDaily broke the story on all
this new evidence this past weekend -- which means, in essence, people
who knew this entire Waco debacle was wrong from the beginning trusted
us to do the right thing and report this, rather than the
mainstream media. Sound familiar?
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Regular readers of WorldNetDaily may remember that last week I
reported on a story of overt government corruption involving a former
He told me, "Washington is broken -- there is no course of redress with
the federal government anymore." Now, more than ever, I hope and pray
he's wrong -- especially when it comes to settling the issue of Waco.
The gruesome reality of what our own government actually did to some
of our fellow citizens is finally being revealed. Granted, many of us
already suspected these incidents were true -- but it's good to finally
see them come to light. It's good to finally see some people
knowledgeable about what really happened in Waco spill the beans. It's
good to be able to expose this overtly corrupt administration for all to
see, because now -- finally -- our warning to the sleepy American public
years ago may actually be believed.
And that warning, you remember, was: "If they get by with this one,
they'll get by with the next one. And the next. And so on. And next
time, it may be you and your family."
Think hard about that. Waco was real -- it happened. And it
very well could happen to you next time. Why wouldn't it? Who would
stop them -- Congress? The Justice Department? The military? The
President of the United States?