New York: Governor Vagina to Deploy National Guard to NYC Subway to Make People Feel Safer

Soldiers on the subway.

Yep, that’s utopian alright.

It reminds me of the utopian video game “Half-Life 2.”


New York Governor Kathy Hochul will deploy 750 soldiers from the state’s National Guard to help New York City police check commuters’ bags in the busiest stations in the city’s sprawling subway system, she announced on Wednesday.

Another 250 officers from the New York State Police and the state-controlled Metropolitan Transportation Authority Police will also join the effort, which Hochul said was intended to deter crime. She announced the deployment in response to recent high-profile assaults on commuters and transit workers.

Crimes on the subway were down about 15% in February compared to the same month in 2023, according to police data. Hochul, a Democrat, said that commuters were not reassured by “rattling off” crime statistics.

Are crimes really down, or did people just stop bothering to report them because everyone knows the cops don’t respond?

I also wouldn’t put it past the cops to just lie about the statistics, or do some kind of statistimagic.

“Saying things are getting better doesn’t make you feel better,” Hochul said, “especially when you’ve just heard about someone being stabbed in the throat or thrown onto the subway tracks. There’s a psychological impact.”

Soldiers of the New York National Guard, a military force jointly controlled by federal and state leaders, do not have arrest powers in peacetime, but will help police officers who do.

New York City Mayor Eric Adams, a Democrat who used to patrol the subway when he was a police officer, said he sent about 1,000 additional city police officers into the subway in February after a January uptick in assaults and thefts.

He has emphasized that crime remains rare on one of the world’s largest subway networks, with about six felony crimes a day, mostly thefts, on a service that sees more than 4 million daily trips.

I don’t believe that at all.

But even if it were true, no other country has six felonies a day on the subway, other than probably the UK.

It doesn’t happen in Russia or China, I can tell you that.

On Wednesday, he said he was bringing back bag checks, an occasional practice used by the New York Police Department in which officers set up a table near subway turnstiles and pick out members of the commuting crowds for searches.


Riders Alliance, a New York commuter advocacy group, said Hochul’s deployment of the National Guard would have the opposite psychological impact than intended.

“While well-intentioned, deploying troops to the subway is more likely to increase the perception of crime among people who don’t ride public transit than to protect the millions of people on platforms and trains,” Danny Pearlstein, a spokesperson for the alliance, wrote in an email.

Why does everything need an advocacy group, and why is it always a Jew running it?

(Although low key, this Jew advocacy group has a point. Military in the subway is insane. It also doesn’t make any sense – if the cops aren’t allowed to stop the brown people, why would the military be allowed to do that?)

There were 38 robberies and 70 thefts, including pick-pocketing, on the subway system in February, compared to 40 robberies and 98 thefts in the same month last year, according to police data. There were 35 assaults, the same number as for February 2023. About 90 million trips were taken on the subway over the month.

I wouldn’t ride that subway.

I wouldn’t go to New York at all.

Why do people live there?

“Hey, you’re targeting certain groups”