"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
 

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House lawmakers are pressing Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas to give them answers on security lapses that allowed a would-be-assassin to shoot former President Donald Trump during a rally in Pennsylvania on Saturday.
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Comedian and HBO host Bill Maher has said on several occasions that he worries about President Joe Biden’s ability to best former President Donald Trump in November — and after Saturday’s assassination attempt on Trump, he suggested the race was all