New York City is officially on high alert after the deadly Islamic terrorist attack at a gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida which killed 50 people.
New York City, where the September 11 attacks took place, is now dispatching hundreds of anti-terrorism officers. The Islamic State (ISIS) has claimed responsibility for the Orlando attack, and they are promising more!
More than 500 anti-terrorism officers were deployed around the nation’s largest city as a precaution Monday, a day after the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history.
Mayor Bill de Blasio said the beefed-up security would especially be deployed at key New York City institutions representing the gay community. The mayor said Sunday that the city remained on “high alert,”[…]
As the workweek began, law enforcement officials were in Penn Station’s Amtrak area with a machine that’s used for swabbing bags to check for bomb residue. Transportation Security Administration officials, police and National Guardsmen dressed in fatigues patrolled the station – a fairly familiar sight since 9/11.
Security was boosted in response to the shooting at an Orlando gay nightclub that left 49 victims dead. The shooter was gunned down by police. President Barack Obama called it an “act of terror” and an “act of hate.” Law enforcement authorities said the gunman made a 911 call from the club in which he professed allegiance to the Islamic State group.
At Penn Station on Monday, elevator contractor Rob Penna said it seemed like authorities were overdoing the security. Then again, he added, “I guess it’s never enough.”
This is what happens when you don’t have a strong leader in the White House willing to confront ISIS directly and kill them. Obama can’t even use the words “Islamic terrorism” and yet ISIS is busy killing American citizens on our own soil.
It is time to destroy ISIS… now!
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