Vernon Wayne Howell legally changed his name to David Koresh for business and religious publicity. He considered himself the head of the biblical House of David. Koresh is the biblical name for Cyrus the Great who allowed the Jews held captive in
Exactly two years later, on April 19, 1995 Timothy McVeigh, the
While media played down the religious link in this horrendous act of terrorism, I never heard or read anything remotely calling Timothy McVeigh a Christian terrorist. Have you? If not, why Ben Laden is labeled Islamic terrorist?
I remember April 19 for a personal reason. I lost my 10 years old son on April 19, 1985. Twenty one years have passed, and the pain and agony is as fresh as ever. Thus, my sympathy to those who lose their loved ones is genuine. So is my hatred towards those who intentionally cause pain and suffering to others for whatever reasons.
April 19, 2006