Marines Ban Tattoos?

The libification of the country and our ban-happy culture is now infiltrating the ranks of those who have spent literally hundreds of years keeping us free of libifiers and ban-happy despots — the U.S. Marines.

From the A.P.:

Five tattooed skulls stretch from Marine Cpl. Jeremy Slaton’s right elbow to his wrist, spelling out the word “Death.” He planned to add a tattoo spelling “Life” on his left arm, but that’s on hold because of a Marine policy taking effect Sunday.

The Marines are banning any new, extra-large tattoos below the elbow or the knee, saying such body art is harmful to the Corps’ spit-and-polish image.

Slaton and other grunts are not pleased.

It can’t be long until the Marines have all their guns taken away, as those things are just, well, unsightly.


It is the ultimate goal of the American left for the U.S. Marines to embrace the “unarmed and fabulous” role model presented by the French army, above

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