On another one of our cult-based discussions, Tom and Jenny talk about David Koresh and the Branch Davidians, an apocalyptic offshoot of the Seventh Day Adventists who lived in a compound near Waco, Texas. Famously, in 1993, following suspicions of child abuse and caches of illegal weapons, the ATF and FBI staged a 51-day siege at the site, resulting in numerous deaths and lingering questions about what went wrong. Come with us down the rabbit hole of end times religion and possible government overreach on this incendiary episode 232.
NOTE: We had a LOT of problems with the stream dropping, so that’s why the video version is in 6 parts. Sorry about that. I edited all the audio together, though.
Video version (part 1; other parts should play automatically):
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