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He who prefers security over liberty deserves neither

Post by LittleBear » Sun Jan 05, 2014 12:44 am

Having docked my Cobra Mk III at Lave at 12.00 yesterday I was forced to return to the real world and started my duty solicitor shift. I docked with my OIC in his VIPER at Westminster Magistrates. At the witchspace beacon were a sqaud of Ministery of Justice drones, charged with maintaining the Security of the Court for the very reasonable fee of only 500% more than a duty solictor.

My OIC (with a Glock 9mm under his arm) was duly waved through as he showed his ID card. (It is of course completly impossoible for a terrorist to forge a police ID card and SERCO drones know what a real police ID Card looks like) .

My mere Duty Barrister's ID Card did not however produce the same effect. The M o J drones therefore sprang into action and asked me to removed my coat (it being quite impossible for anybody to either: Claim to be a police officer when they are not or have a weapon under their suit coat but not under their overcoat.

Now I know we live in hard times and we must pay SERCO £1,000 an hour to provide Security for the Courts, but the thought occours that if you wish to bring any item into the Courts that you should'nt, then the best advice is to put your bomb / MAC9 / Ingram Laser Rifle in your waste-band as if you remove your coat anything you have under it must be perfectly ok.

Over the next two weeks I'll post photos of items I have brought into court by (although only being a mere lawyer) had the wit not to put in my coat. My self imposed challenge is to put a replica firearm / bomb in my waste-band, but take off my coat, (as long as I take off my coat the 50 Million Credits we all pay SERCO to provide security per year is money well spent) and be waved through by SERCO at Southwarlk Crown Court next week.

Anyone other Commander want to play the "What can we put in our waste-bands and not put in our coats and be waved through by private security companies paid by the Tax Payer to provide security?" If so Photos Here!
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Re: He who prefers security over liberty deserves neither

Post by JensAyton » Sun Jan 05, 2014 1:02 am

Um.

I would suggest, at a minimum, waiting a week and then considering whether this is a very good idea.

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Re: He who prefers security over liberty deserves neither

Post by Diziet Sma » Sun Jan 05, 2014 6:38 am

The Parasites That Be (I refuse to call them 'the powers that be') are getting nervous.. and so the f*****s should be.. :twisted:

Yeah.. you gotta love the rent-a-cop goons.
JensAyton wrote:Um.

I would suggest, at a minimum, waiting a week and then considering whether this is a very good idea.
Indeed.. parasites are not noted for having a sense of humour.
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Re: He who prefers security over liberty deserves neither

Post by Zieman » Sun Jan 05, 2014 10:04 am

Excuse my ignorance, but what is a "waste-band"?
I know that there's a waistband in trousers, waste-band is nothing I've encountered before...
Or maybe you have same kinds of 'natural safety measures' in place like I do - if anyone would pull said band, he/she would experience a puff of toxic waste / biohazard cloud :shock: :lol:
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Re: He who prefers security over liberty deserves neither

Post by Disembodied » Sun Jan 05, 2014 12:35 pm

JensAyton wrote:Um.

I would suggest, at a minimum, waiting a week and then considering whether this is a very good idea.
I have to concur ... or at least get a journalist to do it (they would have a better shot at claiming a rationale, if they were writing a story investigating e.g. the "value for money" provided by these paragons of private enterprise). It should be relatively easy to get a journo interested: Serco's name is still relatively hot in the press, following stories like

http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/cr ... 88614.html

and

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/news ... o-68m.html

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Re: He who prefers security over liberty deserves neither

Post by JensAyton » Mon Jan 06, 2014 4:31 pm

In related matters, are you participating in the strike?

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Re: He who prefers security over liberty deserves neither

Post by Mad Dan Eccles » Wed Jan 08, 2014 1:07 pm

Southwark Crown Court, eh? I'll be watching the local news very closely!
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Re: He who prefers security over liberty deserves neither

Post by Lestradae » Wed Jan 08, 2014 8:29 pm

JensAyton wrote:Um.

I would suggest, at a minimum, waiting a week and then considering whether this is a very good idea.
LittleBear, long time no see.

Really, better don't. I completely agree with Jens.

Some idiot might be ripe to think it's a bomb if they discover the outline and claim self-defence after shooting afterwards :(

I understand & agree with your anger, but don't risk your life to prove a point.

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