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Mayberry Machiavelli Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jul-18-04 12:44 PM
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9. I think the congressman was actually killed. That sparked the
Kool-Aid massacre because Jones knew his gig was up then.
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  -Where I think the "drink the kool-aid" idea came from noahmijo  Jul-18-04 12:38 PM   #0 
  - You're right.  bkcc   Jul-18-04 12:39 PM   #1 
  - You're correct  eleny   Jul-18-04 12:41 PM   #2 
  - I am so smart I am so smart S-M-R-T!  noahmijo   Jul-18-04 12:43 PM   #3 
  - I remember it, too.  mkuhl   Jul-18-04 12:43 PM   #4 
  - Pretty smart for 22, and you are correct...  patdem   Jul-18-04 12:43 PM   #5 
  - I think the congressman was actually killed. That sparked the  Mayberry Machiavelli   Jul-18-04 12:44 PM   #9 
     - I thought so, but I erred on the side of being cautious  patdem   Jul-18-04 12:49 PM   #19 
  - Yes, that's exactly right. There is a further, disturbing implication  Mayberry Machiavelli   Jul-18-04 12:43 PM   #6 
  - Unbelievable  rumguy   Jul-18-04 12:51 PM   #20 
  - He started out as a evangelical Christian  TeacherCreature   Jul-18-04 07:18 PM   #39 
  - Well, There Were Those Who Didn't Want To Drink It,  MissAnnThrope   Jul-18-04 01:04 PM   #25 
  - May I add one other detail...some were FORCED to do this  Sugarbleus   Jul-18-04 06:06 PM   #30 
  - numbers a little off  JJinSF   Jul-18-04 12:44 PM   #7 
  - It did come from the People's Temple massacre.  nownow   Jul-18-04 12:44 PM   #8 
  - I always thought it came from  salvorhardin   Jul-18-04 12:45 PM   #10 
  - 913 died at Jonestown  Mr.Green93   Jul-18-04 12:45 PM   #11 
  - Ah well my bad (on the numbers)  noahmijo   Jul-18-04 12:49 PM   #18 
     - Don't make that mistake  TeacherCreature   Jul-18-04 07:21 PM   #40 
  - A factual note: Jones used Flavor-ade, not Kool-ade  iconoclastic cat   Jul-18-04 12:45 PM   #12 
  - Is there still such a product as Flavor-ade?  Mayberry Machiavelli   Jul-18-04 12:47 PM   #14 
  - I'm not sure.  iconoclastic cat   Jul-18-04 12:48 PM   #16 
  - Yes, you can still get it  jmowreader   Jul-18-04 01:02 PM   #24 
  - Thank you! I have told people that fact time and time again...  mitchum   Jul-18-04 07:33 PM   #42 
  - Blind devotion to a leader. Isolation and fear to quell questioning.  alphafemale   Jul-18-04 12:46 PM   #13 
  - There was a biography episode on Jim Jones just the other night  Monica_L   Jul-18-04 12:48 PM   #15 
  - Didn't they believe he was going to raise them from the dead?  alphafemale   Jul-18-04 12:55 PM   #21 
     - I'm not sure, I had to turn it off  Monica_L   Jul-18-04 12:58 PM   #23 
  - Here's a link to an account of the incident.  Mayberry Machiavelli   Jul-18-04 12:48 PM   #17 
  - Partly right, partly wrong  jmowreader   Jul-18-04 12:57 PM   #22 
  - Thought it was Leo Ryan  gdtrfb   Jul-18-04 01:10 PM   #26 
  - It was. Damn, I'm having a hell of a time with names today!  jmowreader   Jul-18-04 05:51 PM   #27 
  - was more than one congressman killed  Alex146   Jul-18-04 06:30 PM   #36 
  - Letter to editor  Zorra   Jul-18-04 05:56 PM   #28 
  - They let him out of jail?????!  noahmijo   Jul-18-04 06:06 PM   #29 
     - Manson is still in jail. n/t  Mayberry Machiavelli   Jul-18-04 07:08 PM   #37 
     - That was sarcasm related to the article mentioned in the post. n/t  Zorra   Jul-18-04 07:30 PM   #41 
  - They didn't all drink the Koolaid  Bridget Burke   Jul-18-04 06:08 PM   #31 
  - Just as an aside... Jim Jones and George W. Bush...  The Night Owl   Jul-18-04 06:09 PM   #32 
  - It was grotesque. It was all over the news on Thanksgiving,  DemBones DemBones   Jul-18-04 06:23 PM   #33 
  - Jonestown People Did NOT Drink Kool-Ade!  Unperson 309   Jul-18-04 06:23 PM   #34 
     - It was reported originally in the press as Kool-Ade.  Cleita   Jul-18-04 06:28 PM   #35 
        - I think the Flavor-Ade people are just as happy that everyone thinks it  Mayberry Machiavelli   Jul-18-04 07:10 PM   #38 

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