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Patrick Le Blanc got this tattoo on April 16th, the day after attending the Tea Party in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Cool mens tattoos “I had been wanting to get these because of the current political and economic situation in the US. Awesome body tattoos After seeing the number of people there and at the other protests around the country it prompted me to go out an get it. Back of neck tattoos words I’ve been feeling like my county has been being slowly taken away from me for a while now and I won’t let it go without a fight. Awesome back tattoos for guys It was refreshing to see so many other people had the same sentiment and that not all hope was lost.”
He had it done by Kevin Cronin at Body Images Tattoo Clinic in Baton Rouge, LA.
William Greywolf from Kingman, Arizona, says he’d been looking for the right tattoo design for a while when he spotted the seal on the 1778 Georgia $20 bill. Awesome men tattoos “Well, you know it when you see it, as they say! This was the one!”
William writes, “I do wish that the Gadsden flag had been adopted as our nation’s flag as to me it symbolizes a “Live and Let Live” arrangement with all nations of the world that mean us no harm.
Awesome mens tattoos To me it implies a consistent doctrine of noninterventionism (not one of isolationism), free and fair trade and generous humanitarian aid to other countries when crisis arises. Cool tattoo ideas for guys However, in the event of another nation’s treading upon us, we would deal a swift and just retribution without equivocation! Nemo Me Impune Lacesset!”
This tattoo belongs to Joe from Alvaton, Kentucky, who writes, “God Bless America… Awesome foot tattoos and save her from tyranny!”
Anthony Cipriano said the magic words: “I absolutely love your site dedicated to the Gadsden Flag.”
He also writes, “I recently became very interested in the history of America and its Founding Fathers’ fight to establish it the way it is. Awesome girl tattoo ideas I wanted a tattoo since I turned 18, but I didn’t know what to get. Awesome tattoos ideas for guys When I discovered your page and saw what the Gadsden Flag actually meant and what it stood for I had to have it, my first tattoo at 22. Amazing 3d leg tattoo I got it done at Jersey Tattoo Company in Toms River NJ.”
Bill Austin says he first came to this site when he was 15-years-old. Best female foot tattoos Now 20 and in the Air Force, he finally got his rattlesnake tattoo. Back of neck tattoos for females He sent me this great message, check it out.
David Wayne Boling studies history at the University of Nevada in Reno. Awesome music tattoos for guys He got this tattoo at Aces Tattoo. Most creative tattoos ever David says, “I have always been patriotic and have always related to the power of this one symbol in defining the American spirit.”
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Fawn from Massachusetts put this fierce snake on her upper-back. Awesome 3d tattoos pictures She’s a strong libertarian and says, “it’s a reminder to myself to stand for what I believe in.”
Steve Swyryt has wanted to get this tattoo since he was 16. Most awesome tattoos It was done in Vernon, New Jersey, by Henry Diaz at Seven Gates Tattoo.
“In a country with a consistently increasing government size and personal freedoms being trodden on every day,” Steve wrote, “I think it’s important to let other know my views and that I refuse to be part of a state in which I’m not free.”
This hardcore tattoo is on the left ribcage (“close to my heart”) of Christopher Bianchi of Mechanicsburg, PA. Awesome chest tattoos We’ve exchanged some e-mail in the past.
He wrote, “I served in the Marine Corps for six years, including combat in Somalia with the 13th MEU, and somehow never got the requisite ‘Marine’ tattoo. Awesome angel tattoos for guys Well, today I got it, and it looks great! The artist was just as excited as I was about this piece. Mens half sleeve tattoos designs His name is Steve at Drop of Ink Tattoo … Most awesome tattoos for guys I will always have my Gadsden flag with me now — even when I am not under it on my deck!”
“The idea for the tattoo, which I got on my calf, is from the book Enemies Foreign & Domestic. Really cute tattoo ideas As an anarcho-capitalist, I believe every individual has the right to act freely so long as they do not harm the equal rights of another, which is represented by the Gadsden Flag. Awesome 3d tattoos Also, because each individual has personal sovereignty, or property in his or herself, they have the right to defend his or herself, which is why I incorporated the rifle.”
He wrote, “This is my buddy Dan Wilk. Awesome simple tattoos for guys He got a tattoo on his ribs that incorporated the Gadsden Flag with the image from Lamb of God’s ‘Ashes of the Wake’ album. Best female back tattoos Dan is big into metal (he plays the guitar himself) and big into liberty (he communicates the ideas to all those in his sphere).”
Newt Raynolds, a 59-year-old retired reinsurance broker from Alamo, CA, wrote “I got this Gadsden Flag image tattoo three years ago in honor of those who were murdered on 9/11, and as a permanent reminder to myself and everyone else who sees it of our obligation to win the war against Islamic terrorists.”
Jason from Indianapolis says he never really thought he wanted a tattoo. Back of neck tattoos quotes But the Gadsden flag means so much to him that he wants to be flying it until “his last dying breath.” With this he will be.
This fearsome beauty is on the arm of US Marine Corps Lt. Funny tattoo ideas for guys Derek H., who’s in the flight program in Pensacola.
“I come from a Navy family, so I couldn’t choose between the Navy snake or the Gadsden, but I love what I have! It took four hours from my good friend in Wilmington, Lucky 7 Tattoos.”
Rachel from Ireland got this tattoo on the base of her back. Cool man tattoo designs Here’s what she wrote to me: “I wanted the snake because I love how it symbolises independence from tyranny – I may not be American, I’m from Northern Ireland, but that concept still speaks clearly. Cool tattoo designs for guys The ‘liberty or death’ was just another way of showing my desire for freedom from tyranny – especially relevant in our nanny state! It’s also a bit of a tribute to members of the forces – especially those in my family, past and present.”
And she sweetly added: “Your website definitely helped me decide that I wanted the snake tattoo, and helped me learn some things I hadn’t known before – keep up the good work.” Thanks, Rachel. First tattoos for guys 🙂
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And he added: “Your website was one of the ones I searched looking for ideas about a year and half ago.” 🙂 That makes me very proud.
Adam Charteris first heard about the Gadsden flag from a friend in the Ontario Libertarian Party. Best mens half sleeve tattoos “Slowly, Canada is turning into the ‘nanny state’ … Tattoo ideas for guys chest One example being the provincial government banning smoking from bars, private businesses where, in my opinion, the owner should decide whether or not to allow smoking. Awesome quote tattoos Or the tyrannical pitbull ban which assumes that all members of this breed are vicious and unable to become trained, loving members of a family. Good tattoo ideas for guys (It is, however, legal to posess a tiger!) … Guy makes best 3d tattoos ever While my freedoms may slowly continue to be eroded, they can never take this away from me.”
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USMC Second Lieutenant Dwight Silva is proud of his Gadsden tattoo, saying “it symbolizes my love for America’s espousal of freedom and our willingness to fight for the preservation of that principle. Unusual mens tattoos This tattoo has taken on a dutiful meaning to me since I had the honor of becoming a member of the United States Marine Corps.”
NYPD Detective Danny Boggiano got this tattoo on his left arm. Arm sleeve tattoo ideas for guys He sees it as a personal protest to the outrageous acts of 9/11, and as a way of connecting with his family’s military history (which includes his wife, a doctor with the 60th Medical Group on active duty in the USAF).
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In his message to me he added, “I have seen a tank with ‘don’t tread on me’ on the gun tube but I don’t think they let people take pictures. Wrist tattoo ideas for guys I’ll try though. Awesome tribal tattoos for guys If I can get one I’ll be sure to send it your way.” If he does, I’ll be sure to post it here!
Kevin McDaniel of Wilmington, Delaware found the “Nemo me impune lacesset” (“No one wounds me with impunity,” in Latin) Georgia Continental currency image on this site and had it tattooed on his forearm.
Here’s the beautiful tattoo on Sam Gruber’s back. Best mens sleeve tattoos A retired Navy admiral at a picnic in Fairmount Park in Philly snapped the picture.
Ahmed Mobasher got his first tattoo: the timber rattlesnake with the “Don’t Tread on Me” motto.
Teddy Crider of Apex, North Carolina, decided to get his first tattoo at age 52: a full-color rendition of the Gadsden flag image he found on this site.
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This one belongs to Doug from “Live Free or Die” New Hampshire. Awesome tattoos for guys arm It’s a one-of-a-kind design drawn by a friend of his.
Matt Alger was originally inspired by the lyrics of Metallica’s “Don’t Tread On Me” song, but he got the tattoo because of what it stands for, not the because of the band.
“To me, at least in my not-so-humble opinion, I feel that the Gadsden flag is the ‘original’ American flag and the ‘original’ rebel flag. Images of awesome tattoos … Best friend tattoo ideas for guys It captures the American spirit, which — along with the help of God, guns and guts — is what made our nation free.”
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