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The Pentagon Kool-Aid Party

Saturday, October 8, 2016 1:58
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lewrockwell.com / By Jack Perry / October 7, 2016

I am old enough to know where the slang phrase “drinking the Kool-Aid” originated. It originated from a mass suicide event known as the Jonestown Massacre which took place in November of 1978. It isn’t right to call it a “massacre” because it wasn’t one in the true sense of the word. It was the mass suicide of about 909 members of an extreme religious cult known as The Peoples Temple, led by the delusional fanatic Jim Jones.

I still remember seeing this on TV as a kid. There were special news bulletins about it interrupting broadcasts. This will sound creepy, but back then, when there was a broadcast interruption for a special news bulletin, you were relieved it was anything but the beginning of a nuclear war. Because that was what we were always afraid would be the emergency news bulletin. But I remember the aerial footage over Jonestown and the hundreds of decomposing, bloating bodies. Entire families; parents, infants, toddlers, children of all ages. Old people, people holding hands, too many bodies to really wrap your head around as being a mass suicide. See, they could show this on the news back then.

As time went on, it was revealed that the poison was put into Kool-Aid and people lined up to drink it on orders from Jim Jones. Parents gave the poison to their children first, then took it themselves. And we couldn’t fathom this at all. What got into these people?! How could this happen?! What could have caused these 909 people to willingly die for the insane ideas of Jim Jones?! To willingly kill their own children for him. To decide that life itself was not of more worth than what Jim Jones said.

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