"Why of course the people don't want war. Why should some poor slob on a farm want to risk his life in a war when the best he can get out of it is to come back to his farm in one piece? Naturally, the common people don't want war: neither in Russia, nor in England, nor for that matter in Germany. That is understood. But after all it is the leaders of the country who determine the policy, and it is always a simple matter to drag the people along, whether it is a democracy, or a fascist dictatorship, or a parliament, or a communist dictatorship ... Voice or no voice, the people can always be brought to the bidding of the leaders. That is easy. All you have to do is to tell them they are being attacked, and denounce the pacifists for lack of patriotism and exposing the country to danger." -- Leading Nazi leader, Hermann Goering, at the Nuremberg Trials before he was sentenced to death
New York Gov. Kathy Hochul broke rank with the Democrat Party by admitting that the U.S. southern border is "too open" and there is an illegal immigration crisis under President Joe Biden. However, Hochul had a far different message about the border crisis not too long ago.
A Navy veteran from New York was recently sentenced to 18 years to life in prison after killing his sister with a bayonet blade and awl. The sister reportedly consumed a lot of true-crime content, which led the man to believe that she would kill their mother.
Democratic Rep. Jamaal Bowman of New York was caught on video pulling a fire alarm in a Capitol office building on Saturday shortly before a House vote to avert a government shutdown. The progressive politician and member of the so-called "Squad" is offering an explanation as to why he triggered the fire alarm – but many aren't buying it.