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To: yankeedame
Interesting to note that during the Boer War era, General Lord Baden-Powell returned to England and was shocked at what he saw as the very poor and degenerate condition of British youth. He feared that their poor health and conditioning would result in the Empire being deprived of first rate men.

The result was that he founded the Boy Scouts to promote a healthy and active life with service to country and community.

Scouting, though under assault by degenerate elements within our own society preserves and teaches those positive values today.

5 posted on 08/19/2008 4:19:15 AM PDT by Jimmy Valentine (DemocRATS - when they speak, they lie; when they are silent, they are stealing the American Dream)
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To: Jimmy Valentine

Thanks for the reminder about Baden POwell

Boy Scouting values are now under such assault that being a Boy Scout is a disqualifer for public positions of moral authority - have an attorney cousin who was rejected for a judge position because he is a boy socut leader


10 posted on 08/19/2008 4:28:56 AM PDT by silverleaf (Fasten your seat belts- it's going to be a BUMPY ride.)
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To: Jimmy Valentine

Here is what happened at the Scout Jamboree in England last year. Frightening.

http://michaelscomments.wordpress.com/2007/08/02/boy-scouts-celebrate-pc-100th-world-jamboree/


23 posted on 08/19/2008 12:49:13 PM PDT by ishabibble (ALL-AMERICAN INFIDEL)
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