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Waco (moar like Wacko, amirite?) was the largest and most famous Texas BBQ in recorded history. On February 28th, 1993, the small town of Waco, Texas was host to the Waco Siege, a BBQ of epic proportions, when the compound of the Christian Branch Davidian cult got utterly raped by a combined ATF/FBI raid, led by US Attorney General and part-time male impersonator Janet Reno. The raid was done to troll batshit insane leader David Koresh into giving up his guns and freedom, and according to some, purely for the lulz.
This epic troll move resulted in hours upon hours of quality TV entertainment and of such a spectacle (long before the true rise of the intertubes and when TV wasn't shit for the most part), and ended with the permaban of 4 raiding fedpigs, 87 true believers (including 25 children and 2 fetuses) and Koresh himself, after an epic 51-day raid which culminated (in an apocalyptic finale that Koresh wasn't expecting) on April 19th.
Ironically, the 'official' pretext for the raid was to prevent another Jonestown where over 900 true believers would self pwnt themselves. The mission was a complete success. The FBI was successful in stopping anyone from committing suicide. By murdering them first. God bless the USA.
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