"For this to be happening in New York almost ten years after 9/11 is disheartening. If there's any state that you want to be prepared that should have learned a lesson it's New York," said Ryan Alexander, president of Taxpayers for Common Sense. "The common thread here is not enough oversight and not enough planning, and no self correcting along the way."
"It's not over," Lt. Alexander told his men before they headed out. "If all combat forces are out of Iraq, if I'm the enemy, then I'm going to test you. We're going to let them know we're here -- and we're not going anywhere."