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Feb 05 2019

Female Boy Scouts

Congrats, moonbats. The Boy Scouts were a pillar of traditional American culture at its healthiest. Their subversion is a big win for you:

Washington, D.C., marked the end — and the beginning — of an era this weekend when the Boy Scouts of America established its first all-girl troops in the nation’s capital.

All-girl Boy Scout troops. It’s a new era, all right.

“It brings unity to the female gender,” said 11-year-old Tatiana Johnson, whose shirt also made a statement, reading: “Anything boys can do girls can do better.”

At least that is probably true when it comes to reciting feminist talking points. But maybe the boys will catch up, as BSA moves away from teaching honor, godliness, and self-reliance in favor of a more politically correct orientation.

As Robert Conquest observed, any organization not explicitly and constitutionally right-wing will sooner or later become left-wing. The Boy Scouts were right-wing in their values. But they surrendered those values when they gave in to social justice warriors pushing the feminist, homosexual, and transsexual agendas.

Next comes desegregation, so that the boys and girls can help each other put condoms on cucumbers or whatever other tasks liberals see fit to set them to. Countermoonbats are already abandoning the corrupted farce that was all that remained after BSA started caving to leftist bullies.

On tips from 1-Bodhisattva and Lyle.

Dec 13 2018

Moonbattery Reduces Boy Scouts to Brink of Bankruptcy

The Boy Scouts of America represented America at its best: rigorous, clean, self-reliant, godly, patriotic, strong. So progressives set out to destroy it in the name of the LGBT and feminist agendas. Rather than recognize that their very existence depended on pushing back, the Boy Scouts gave ground. Consequently, the campaign to eradicate them is succeeding:

The Boy Scouts of America is considering filing for bankruptcy protection as it faces dwindling membership and escalating legal costs related to lawsuits over how it handled allegations of sex abuse.

If you want to avoid allegations of sexual abuse, it is a good idea to stand up to militant homosexuals who try to bully you into letting them take little boys out in the woods. Refer to the Catholic church to see how much damage sexual deviants can do to both reputation and finances. Obviously, a less supine approach would also help with the dwindling membership.

Participation in the organization’s programs has fallen in recent years, though the group opened some of its programs to girls and transgender boys [i.e., girls whose parents declare them to be boys].

“Though”? What do they mean “though”? Pandering to leftist social engineers is exactly why participation is cratering. That’s why the Mormons, previously one of its largest sponsors, dropped BSA like the runny turd that cowardice in the face of moonbattery has reduced it to.

The Boy Scouts group has drawn scrutiny over its slow pace to become more inclusive, including … lifting a ban in 2015 on gay men and lesbians serving in leadership roles.

Oh, so that’s the problem. They are swirling down the toilet because they have not flushed themselves down the toilet fast enough to please the media. It’s all clear now.

BSA still represents America, as it has for over a century. But now instead of mirroring our health, it mirrors our sickness and decline.

On tips from ABC of the ANC and Eddie_Valiant.

Nov 07 2018

Girl Scouts Sue Genderless New Boy Scouts

The Boy Scouts — long a proud organization and a vital part of American culture — now reap the reward for succumbing to moonbattery. Yielding to militant social engineers who want girls and boys to be interchangeable has earned them a lawsuit from the Girl Scouts:

[P]roblems arose when “core gender distinction” was altered by the Boy Scouts of America, which announced in October 2017 it would open its doors to girls beginning in 2019. …

The Girl Scouts’ lawsuit said the Boy Scouts of America had no right under New York State and federal law to use words like “scouts” or “scouting” by themselves “in connection with services offered to girls, or to rebrand itself as ‘the Scouts. ’”

Some thought the Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts had merged. In time, maybe they will. More specifically, the Girl Scouts will absorb the tattered remnants of the Boy Scouts after the latter knuckling under to militant homosexuals inevitably results in devastating lawsuits on behalf of raped children. Boys will get to be Girl Scouts so long as they pledge to despise boyhood.

On tips from Stormfax and Steve T.

May 10 2018

Mormons Bail on Boy Scouts

The Boy Scouts have shown us that once you let moonbattery’s nose into the tent, you will soon find yourself outside on the sand. Less than a week after they changed their name to Scouts BSA to be more “inclusive,” we begin to see what that entails. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints is bailing out:

The church announced Tuesday evening that it will sever ties with the organization, effective Dec. 31, 2019, according to a news release.

This ends a partnership that has lasted for over a century. It constitutes an oversized shovelful of dirt on the coffin of the Boy Scouts.

The LDS Church is the biggest participant in American Scouting, with approximately 425,000 LDS youths in Cub and Boy Scout programs. Mormons account for about 19 percent of the BSA’s membership, which totals about 2.3 million, according to the Boy Scouts.

The LDS Church will be starting its own youth program, which will be grounded in the healthy values that characterized the Boy Scouts before they allowed social justice warriors to bully them into incrementally embracing the liberal agenda.

The fissure began when the Boy Scouts started knuckling under to LGBT militants:

After the Scouts allowed openly gay men to be leaders in the organization in 2015, the LDS-affiliated troops were allowed to continue operating in accordance with their faith standards. That meant that though no BSA-wide ban exists for gay leaders who are sexually active or are in same-sex relationships, one is practically imposed in Mormon-run troops.

The LDS Church gave the Boy Scouts every chance to stay true to their formerly shared values, but the pathetic name change finally convince it that, as Conservative Tribune puts it,

The Scouts have apparently decided the group’s future consists of a never-ending progression of appeasement to the forces of political correctness, a cycle that’s ultimately hollowing out an organization that used to be revered for its influence on American youths.

Let’s hope Mormons do not forget the lessons of this tragedy: do not allow your organizations to be infiltrated by subversive moonbats, and do not ever give an inch to the progressive bullies who continue their Long March Through the Institutions, turning each of them into sewers.

On a tip from Guy B.

May 03 2018

Mark Dice: Boy Scouts Go Full Social Justice Warrior

Mark Dice weighs in on the appalling capitulation of the now gender-neutral Boy Scouts to the grotesque agenda of the transformative Left, setting it in the wider context of the bizarre war on gender:

May 03 2018

Boy Scouts Drop “Boy” from Name

You can see why leftist social engineers wanted to destroy the Boy Scouts. The organization represented everything liberals despise: tradition, wholesomeness, self-reliance, patriotism, decency, strength, godliness. What is harder to understand is why the Boy Scouts gave in to liberal bullies again and again, until their backs were to a cliff and they inevitably fell off into oblivion:

The organization on Wednesday announced a new name for its Boy Scouts program: Scouts BSA. The change will take effect in February. …

On social media, there was widespread criticism of the name change, generally suggesting it’s a misguided display of political correctness that undercuts the Boy Scouts’ legacy. But…

…that is wrongthink; we are expected to embrace progressives doing to the Scouts what they have been doing to marriage. After all, the purpose is to be inclusive:

“Scouts BSA perfectly represents the new, inclusive program for older Scouts that the Boy Scouts of America is proud to offer,” said Effie Delimarkos, a spokeswoman.

Only bad people who must be shunned don’t want to be inclusive.

Thought criminal Matt Walsh recalls how the Boy Scouts got to this point:

First, they ceded to the Left’s demands and admitted gay scouts. Then it surrendered again and admitted gay scout leaders. Then it surrendered again and admitted “transgenders.” Then it surrendered again and admitted girls. Then it surrendered once more and abandoned its name and any last vestige of its identity. Now it is just a dry, pitiful husk…

It’s not enough just to crush something. First progressives have to turn it against itself, reducing it to something pathetic. That’s why Stalin had his show trials.

More Matt Walsh:

I won’t let my sons anywhere near this embarrassment of an organization. I want them to be men, not simpering, pathetic, little effeminate weaklings, which is what the “Scouts” embody at this point. But the Scouts will provide a very helpful example for my boys. I plan to use this sad story as a cautionary tale to teach them one crucial thing:

Never, ever, ever, ever surrender to the enemies of truth and reason.

Do not give them an inch.

Forget the camel with its head in the tent. The Boy Scouts serve as the ultimate parable for the insidious incrementalism inherent in the word “progressive.”

Did the Boy Scouts think that anything less than total capitulation would appease the Left? If so, they were fools. Every concession was an invitation to further demands.

Imagine the NFL being bullied into dropping the word “football” from its name. That’s how much of a joke the Boy Scouts have become.

Never refer to sexually deranged men with female pronouns. Never accept sick social engineering mandates. Never nod along with B.S. liberal platitudes that you know are lies. Never give an inch or you will end up like the Boy Scouts.

On a tip from Eddie_Valiant.

Oct 12 2017

Ever More P.C. Boy Scouts Now Accepting Girls

The historically wholesome Boy Scouts of America has become a battleground in the Culture War, with leftists racking up one win after another. BSA agreed to send small boys out in the woods with noisily homosexual scoutmasters. It agreed to accept girls who pretend they are boys. Now BSA accepts girls who admit they are girls:

In its latest momentous policy shift, the Boy Scouts of America will admit girls into the Cub Scouts starting next year and establish a new program for older girls based on the Boy Scout curriculum that enables them to aspire to the coveted Eagle Scout rank.

The Girl Scouts of the USA — which only accepts boys if they pretend to be girls — is not happy about the competition:

Girl Scout officials have suggested the BSA’s move was driven partly by a need to boost revenue, and they contended there is fiscal stress in part because of past settlements paid by the BSA in sex-abuse cases.

An increase in settlements for sex-abuse cases will be an inevitable consequence of allowing militant gays to bully their way into the pup tent. Speaking of which,

The Boy Scouts’ new policy on girls was hailed by Zach Wahls, an Eagle Scout who played an active role in pressuring the BSA to end its ban on gays. However, he urged the Boy Scouts to take one more step and end its exclusion of atheists and non-believers who do not profess a “duty to God.”

For progressives, there is always another hill to take.

On tips from J, Stormfax, Torcer, Bodhisattva, and Lyle.

Jan 31 2017

Boy Scouts Will Now Accept Girls Whose Parents Declare Them to Be Boys

The Boy Scouts were too constructive, positive, American, and worst of all wholesome for the Left to tolerate; this inspired a relentless campaign to corrupt them. Congratulations, moonbats; you have achieved another sick victory:

The Boy Scouts of America announced Monday that it will allow transgender children to enroll in scouting programs.

That is, if leftist parents convert their little girl into a trophy transsexual by declaring her to be a boy, that girl will be accepted as a boy by the Boy Scouts, regardless of the effect on the girl’s mental health or on sanity in general.

In 2015, the BSA was forced to accept openly homosexual scout leaders, defiling this once venerable institution beyond recognition and making it unsafe to trust with children. Having been conquered by liberals, it will now serve as a social engineering laboratory.

Luke 17:2 comes to mind once again.

On a tip from Varla.

Feb 02 2016

Sexual Abuse Victim Suing Boy Scouts

After a relentless campaign by gay militants, the Boy Scouts of America finally caved to pressure and allowed openly homosexual troop leaders. In the future, we can expect to read more stories like this:

A Marion County, Fla. man claims in court that the Boy Scouts of America and others failed to protect him from a twisted assistant scoutmaster who sexually molested him for years.

In a complaint filed in Marin County Circuit Court, the plaintiff, identified only as “A.A.” claims that George Fout, an assistant scoutmaster with Troop 448 in Ocala, Fla., began sexually abusing him in 2002, when he was eight years old, and continued to do so through 2012, when he was just about to turn 16.

A.A. claims Fout began showering him with special attention shortly after he joined the troop, and that shortly thereafter “George Fout committed oral and anal sodomy and other acts of sexual battery” upon him.

The sexual abuse occurred at least once a month, and in a variety of locations, including the home Fout shared with his parents, including troop leader Steve Fout.

George Fout was arrested back in 2012 and is serving double life sentences. He admitted to molesting at least three other boys. It isn’t Fout who is getting sued.

A.A. maintains that the defendant Boy Scouts of America, North Florida Council Inc. and Silver Springs Shores Presbyterian Church, where the scout meetings were held, “… should have known of the special relationship between the Fouts and A.A. and that A.A. would leave the meetings held on its premises with Scoutmaster Steve Fout and Assistant Scoutmaster George Fout to spend time at the Fout’s residence, in violation of Boy Scout policy.”

A.A. seeks unspecified compensatory and punitive damages on multiple claims of negligence against the Boy Scouts of America and the church.

Ironically, the BSA dropped the ban lest they be sued into bankruptcy by gay militants. Instead they will be sued into bankruptcy by raped children.

On a tip from ScrewyPuppy.

Jul 28 2015

Boy Scouts Forced to Accept Noisily Homosexual Troop Leaders

It’s official: in fundamentally transformed America, it is no longer safe to send your son into the woods with a Boy Scout troop leader.

The Boy Scouts of America have ended a blanket ban on gay adult leaders while allowing church-sponsored Scout units to maintain the exclusion because of their faith.

The new policy, aimed at easing a controversy that embroiled the Boy Scouts for years and threatened the organization with lawsuits, takes effect immediately. It was approved Monday by the BSA’s National Executive Board in a teleconference.

Good thing they escaped from law suits — at least until the inevitable sexual molestation begins. For details, refer to the homosexual infiltration of the Catholic priesthood.

The stage had been set for Monday’s action on May 21, when the BSA’s president, former Defense Secretary Robert Gates, told the Scouts’ national meeting that the long-standing ban on participation by openly gay adults was no longer sustainable. He said the ban was likely to be the target of lawsuits that the Scouts were likely to lose.

“I truly fear that any other alternative will be the end of us as a national movement,” he said.

The threat of government coercion topples another domino. There isn’t much left of our civilization at this point. But so long as any decent people are still breathing, we can still resist.

On a tip from Lyle.

May 22 2015

Boy Scouts Will Cave to Government Pressure, Send Kids Into the Woods With Openly Homosexual Troop Masters

The people in charge of the Boy Scouts recently issued a fatwa against squirt gun fights while sanctimoniously intoning, “What part of pointing a firearm [simulated or otherwise] at someone is kind?” You had to know that this would follow soon:

Robert Gates, president of the Boy Scouts of America (BSA), said the organization’s “status quo” on membership, which prohibits openly homosexual adults, could not be sustained and strongly suggested that the BSA fall in line with the pro-gay “changes taking place” in America today, during a speech at the BSA National Annual Meeting on Thursday.

During his address, Gates referenced the Boy Scouts’ oath that mentions “duty to God and our country,” but he added that “our country is changing.”

That it is, thanks to liberal social engineers — and not for the better.

Gates did not mention that part of the oath where a Boy Scout pledges to keep himself “morally straight.”

Good thing. Merely mentioning the concept of moral rectitude could be construed as a hate crime.

Throughout his speech, Gates sought to balance his push for a policy change with a pledge to protect the religious beliefs of the thousands of churches that financially sustain the BSA.

That is, Gates is officially throwing these churches under the bus, but he will still take their money.

According to the BSA’s website, more than 70 percent of all BSA charters are supported by faith-based organizations.

You can see why liberals set their sights on the intolerably wholesome Boy Scouts.

Pules Gates:

“The country is changing and we are increasingly at odds with the legal landscape at both the state and federal levels.”

That is, he is folding to relentless pressure from our coercively degenerate liberal rulers.

“If we wait for the courts to act, we could end up with a broad ruling that could forbid any kind of membership standard, including our foundational belief in our duty to God and our focus on serving the specific needs of boys,” he continued.

Give the bully your lunch money, and maybe he won’t take your new sneakers too.

The current policy that is being chucked out in favor of total capitulation to militant homosexuals and their cultural Marxist enablers was an attempt to compromise, which one can never do with progressives:

The BSA voted in 2013 to add a provision in its membership policy stating that a boy could not be denied membership based on his sexual orientation alone. The provision passed with a 61 percent majority.

The BSA’s current troop leader policy states: “While the BSA does not proactively inquire about the sexual orientation of employees, volunteers, or members, we do not grant membership to individuals who are open or avowed homosexuals or who engage in behavior that would become a distraction to the mission of the BSA.”

Sorry, not good enough to suit Obama, Dan Savage, and the fanatics who run our courts.

Those who saw the results of the Catholic priesthood becoming infiltrated by homosexuals know what follows next: raped boys, lawsuits, the decline and end of the BSA. One more pillar of traditional America will have been subverted then destroyed.

On a tip from MrRightWingDave.

May 20 2015

Boy Scouts Ban Squirt Gun Fights for Being Politically Incorrect

Just as the moonbats in charge use the Girl Scouts to advance sexual deviancy, they use the Boy Scouts to push other social engineering objectives — for example, hoplophobia and wussification:

The Boy Scouts of America, an organization with semi-military origins, has put out approved activities for its members, and water gun fights are strictly prohibited.

A blog for the organization’s leaders said May 6 that pointing simulated firearms at people is not allowed.

“Why the rule? A Scouter once told me this explanation I liked quite a bit: A Scout is kind. What part of pointing a firearm [simulated or otherwise] at someone is kind?” said Bryan Wendell on the scouting website.

What part of taking all the fun out of being a kid is kind?

This is not parody, but the actual world we live in now:

The rule is clarified in the Boy Scouts of America National Shooting Manual, which says “For water balloons, use small, biodegradable balloons, and fill them no larger than a ping pong ball. […] Water guns and rubber band guns must only be used to shoot at targets, and eye protection must be worn.”

The manual includes a lengthy list of other prohibited items — boomerangs, crossbows, potato guns, spear guns and throwing stars. Scouts also may not use “marshmallow shooters that require placing a straw or similar device in the mouth.”

Meanwhile the kids who will grow up to fight our kids play like this:

muslim-kids-guns

On tips from Steve T, MrRightWingDave, Lyle, Stormfax, and Henry.

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