On Monday, 19 April 1993, the federal government of the United States sanctioned and executed the murder of 86 people, including 27 children, by CS gas asphyxiation, automatic weapons fire and incineration, all to get at three adults who were wanted on nonsensical tax and paperwork charges related to firearms and explosives. 97 more words
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Fearsome title given to Private Wilton Parmenter (Ken Berry), a bumbling city dude from Philadelphia on the military comedy F TROOP/ABC/1965-67.
Parmenter earned this nickname when he accidentally lead a troop of Union soldiers in the wrong direction (a sneeze on horseback was taken for the order “Charge!”) and defeated a sneak attack of Confederate forces. 718 more words