Skip to comments.Wearing ‘Don’t Tread on Me’ insignia could be punishable racial harassment
Posted on 08/04/2016 11:46:59 AM PDT by rktman
On January 8, 2014, Complainant filed a formal complaint in which he alleged that the Agency subjected him to discrimination on the basis of race (African American) and in reprisal for prior EEO activity when, starting in the fall of 2013, a coworker (C1) repeatedly wore a cap to work with an insignia of the Gadsden Flag, which depicts a coiled rattlesnake and the phrase Dont Tread on Me.
Complainant stated that he found the cap to be racially offensive to African Americans because the flag was designed by Christopher Gadsden, a slave trader & owner of slaves. Complainant also alleged that he complained about the cap to management; however, although management assured him C1 would be told not to wear the cap, C1 continued to come to work wearing the offensive cap. Additionally, Complainant alleged that on September 2, 2013, a coworker took a picture of him on the work room floor without his consent. In a decision dated January 29, 2014, the Agency dismissed Complainants complaint on the basis it failed to state a claim . . .
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I am amazed at how stupidity is promoted and celebrated
C’mon, let’s just get it over with and welcome our totalitarian masters.
What a dumb African!
Gadsden didn’t design the motto; he designed the cap.
The Gadsden flag is “rasis”? ROTFLMAO! Those people up in the District of Corruption are doing way too many recreational drugs.
We will tread on your 1st amend for wearing “don’t tread on me!”
Tread on the Complainant.
Why isn’t talking about July 4 a hate crime?
The idiocy generated by PC crap regarding the Confederate Flag is spreading. Yet a NAZI Flag or hammer and sickle flag is just fine.
I find idiocy offensive yet I don’t sue idiots. It is rather impressive that this individual knows the origin of the flag and the gentleman who designed it. One may ponder whether freedom and its inevitable spread would have occurred had it not been for alleged racists like Gadsden. What did Clint Eastwood say recently about us all being a bunch of PC wussies?
Shall we burn down the White House because slaves helped build it?
DON’T TREAD ON ME!!!!!
So, now Don’t Tread On Me is racist? Really?
How about the Bernie and Hitlery stickers? I;m offended by those losers, especially those still with their stupid Bernie car stickers. He lost and started barking to his true master Hitlery.
I am sure Guam has tipped over by now
“Racial harassment” is the new, boundless frontier to be boldly explored and exploited.
Yale and Harvard were built and founded by slave owners and slave traders.
Let's call them colleges of harassment.
(I'd be OK with that - lol)
“If” a certain individual was so highly offended by that fact (which I’m sure she never knew before moving there) she could have easily afforded a room over at the Watergate for the past nearly 8 years. And the kids could still have gone to Sidwell school. No, seriously, if you’re gonna live to what you say/”beleive”, take a stand, commit to your principals. What kind of example is that for the girls anyway? LOL!
If you truly believe, wouldn’t you send back your sheep skin?
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