Skip to comments.Retired police officer suspended from work after posting burning BLM flag
Posted on 10/20/2020 2:48:44 PM PDT by ancientart
A contract employee for the U.S. Marshals Service has been suspended from work after posting a burning Black Lives Matter flag on his personal Facebook page.
Jeff Carlson, a retired Aberdeen Police Department and school resource officer, was suspended from his contracted position as a security officer at the District of the South Dakota Federal Courthouse.
Carlson is employed by Walden Security, a company that provides security services for commercial and government properties. He was suspended after the U.S. Marshals Service was made aware of the racially-charged social media post, according to the public affairs office for the federal law enforcement agency.
The U.S. Marshals Service has a zero tolerance policy regarding discrimination by any employee in our ranks, contract or federal, as it does not represent our agencys core values of justice, integrity and service, the U.S. Marshals Service said in an emailed statement.
Carlsons post of the Black Lives Matters flag and his personal page are no longer available on Facebook.
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So it’s now illegal to be anti-commie?
I bet that if he’d posted an image of the US flag burning they would have left it.
Objecting to a political Marxist movement is not discrimination.
Too bad no one has the guts to burn a Trump flag to see if he/she gets suspended (that would be of course the only reason).
So he burned a BLM flag. Not like how the leftists are trying to burn police officers alive. Of course that’s okay with Pelosi and her followers, they can congratulated.
Its illegal to be anti-anti-police
Especially the police
racially-charged social media post
But of course killing Whites isn’t racially charged.
Glad we cleared that up.
Burning the flag which celebrates an organization started and run by “trained Marxists” which is founded on the filthy lie that “black people are being hunted down and murdered by institutionally racist police officers in wildly disproportionate numbers for doing nothing at all” seems like it would be an act that we as Americans would celebrate.
Marxists are responsible for more murders than any single ideology in human history, and we, as Americans, are supposed to NOT burn a flag celebrating them?
I find this baffling.
Yeah he would be in no trouble at all if he burned a US flag.
So much for his right to free speech.
This is pretty much a 1st amendment lawsuit.
I would have liked to have seen his post and video to make my own judgement.
I can think of no circumstance where the simple act of burning a Black Lives Matter sign would be offensive to real Americans in any way.
I did specify “real Americans”.
But if he had burned an American flag, he would have been fine.
U. S. Marshalls office is in Trump’s DoJ. Trump needs to take action.
Isn’t BLM just an idea?
Gee. So criticizing an avowed Marxist political organization is now racial discrimination?
Guess we have no right to talk s**t about the Chinese Communist Party, huh?
I’m not trying to be bad or anything, and this isn’t totally related to the thread, but in light of recent and numerous instances of blue lives matter supporters being beaten and assaulted IN FRONT OF the police whom they support, while the police stand there and watch, coupled with the fact that the police won’t touch blm/antifa, but come after law abiding citizens for far less than antifa does, it’s difficult for me to muster any sympathy for cops.
This guy, however, seems to be ok, and probably has a nice payday coming his way.
Thats not racially charged.
Anymore than BLM actually supports black people.
And if thats a firing offense why is Biden still in the running for President?
I have never been glad of my father’s death but I am happy he isn’t alive today to see his beloved country in an endless spiral of decay. Since his death 15 years ago the liberal policies that we never dreamed would take hold have done so. Today you can criticize the president and burn Old Glory without even the slightest repercussion but heaven forbid you commit the unforgiveable sin of offending the domestic terrorist organization known as Black Lives Matter. If you even make the logical comment that every life matters you are berated, condemned, and terminated from your job. Obviously black lives don’t really matter to the disproportional number of young black women who terminate the births of their children. BLM is nothing more than a Marxist terrorist organization, one that useful idiots jump to join and defend. My life is closer to being over than starting, so I feel I can take what I think is coming, but I really worry about the futures of my grandkids and greatgrandkids.
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