Skip to comments.Australian Senator Brings 'Bomb' to Parliament
Posted on 05/25/2014 11:27:34 PM PDT by nickcarraway
A long-standing Australian senator on Monday brought what he said could be a pipe bomb to the national parliament to demonstrate his view that new security regulations are unsafe.
Senator Bill Heffernan, a member of the ruling conservative Liberal Party, held up the pipe and what appeared to be some sticks of dynamite during a committee hearing in Canberra.
"Clearly you can do what you bloody well like," said Heffernan, an outspoken former farmer who became a member of the national parliament in 1996.
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No wonder this guy is confused:
“a member of the ruling conservative Liberal Party”
Due to how serious the security establishment takes these actions nowadays: he will be facing a court.
Our Liberal Party is conservative - the Labor Party are our Socialists (or your liberals)
It’s security for appearance sake. I have some experience with Orlando airport, they do “random” pat downs with a timer. The timer is timed such that every group of people will see someone patted down for appearance sake. Is this an effective deterrent? Or, effective conditioning?