And Now the Boy Scouts
December 18th, 2018 1:15 PM
The erosion of what many Americans once believed were the foundations of our country continues apace. They include, but are not limited to, overspending and debt (personal and national), never-ending wars, uncontrolled borders leading to massive immigration with no time for or expectation of assimilation and political divisions that grow wider by the day. It's now the Boy Scouts of America's turn…
CBS Fawns over Girls Trying to Join Boy Scouts; ‘Scouting for Change'
November 25th, 2015 12:21 PM
Taking its cues from Monday’s New York Times, Wednesday’s CBS This Morning offered a similarly fawning profile of some young girls in California who are “scouting for change” as they try to force the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) to admit them as members as they preferred the BSA over the Girl Scouts.
NPR Food Blog Takes On Girl Scout Cookie Menace: 'You're Co-opting Inn
April 2nd, 2014 7:30 AM
At NPR’s food blog “The Salt” on Tuesday, Eliza Barclay channeled the fat-shamers (with no quote from Michelle Obama) who want the Girl Scouts to stop selling addictive cookies. They don't make the world a better place. Barclay pushed how “a few brave voices argue it's no longer all that delightful to see little girls peddling packaged cookies, or to buy them in the name of supporting the…
Girl Scouts March in Gay Pride
July 3rd, 2013 1:40 PM
If the newly gay-friendly Boy Scouts were paying attention last week, they may have caught a glimpse of their future. According to USAToday, Girl Scouts marched in San Francisco’s infamous gay Pride Parade “for the first time.” Celebrating the “boost” that the DOMA and Prop 8 rulings gave to the Pride Parade, the article quoted Girl Scout parent Del Gregor, who brought her 11-year-old…
Girl Scouts Don't Got What Some Need
May 22nd, 2011 12:00 PM
"Chances are, if you're naming your blog after a Taylor Swift album, your judgment's already suspect." That's Salon dismissing two teen girls, in a piece on the Girl Scouts and its liberal feminist tendencies. And, as it happens, the line itself actually speaks to the heart of the problem.