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Obama Missing Historic Centennial Boy Scout Jamboree for Fundraisers, 'View' Taping
Fox News.com ^ | July 27, 2010

Posted on 07/27/2010 9:14:56 PM PDT by Steelers6

President Obama will make history as the first sitting president on a daytime talk show when he visits with the ladies of "The View." But he'll be missing out on another historic occasion -- the Boy Scouts' Jamboree marking the group's 100th anniversary, right in the president's backyard. The Jamboree kicked off this week at Fort A.P. Hill in Virginia, where organizers had invited the president to speak to the 45,000 scouts in attendance. All three of Obama's predecessors have made it to one Jamboree while in office. But the president will instead be traveling Wednesday to New York for a taping of the ABC show, as well as Democratic fundraisers and a stop in New Jersey. The talk show appearance comes as campaign season moves into full swing, but also amid efforts to cap the Gulf oil spill for good, contain the damage from an unprecedented leak of Afghanistan war documents and battle Arizona over its immigration law -- set to go into effect Thursday. Obama also has an out-of-town event planned for Friday in Detroit. But while the Jamboree lasts until next Tuesday, the president is sending his regards via a videotaped message.

Pennsylvania Gov. Ed Rendell, a fellow Democrat, scoffed at the idea of a president appearing on The View. “I think the president should be accessible, should answer questions that aren't pre-screened, but I think there should be a little bit of dignity to the presidency,” Rendell told MSNBC, at one point comparing "The View" to "The Jerry Springer Show."

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According to Ed Rendell, Obama is passing up a celebration of 100 years of Boy Scouting with 45,000 Scouts for the Jerry Springer Show and a few thousand dollar a plate dinners.

That's our Man of the People!! I think both former President Bush's should show up to honor the Scouts.

By the way, he flew into Springfield, IL for the bicentennial of Abraham Lincoln's Birthday. Now he has an important Centennial right next to home and skips it to raise cash for his party.

1 posted on 07/27/2010 9:14:59 PM PDT by Steelers6
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To: Steelers6

Bump


2 posted on 07/27/2010 9:16:52 PM PDT by Nachum (The complete Obama list at www.nachumlist.com)
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To: Steelers6

is anyone suprised?


3 posted on 07/27/2010 9:17:56 PM PDT by television is just wrong
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To: Steelers6

Wonder what the View’s people thought of being compared to a Jerry Springer show.


4 posted on 07/27/2010 9:19:31 PM PDT by skr (May God confound the enemy)
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To: Steelers6

The guy just continues to prove what we all know...he’s a complete a$$hole. The boy scouts is an American institution and the O could care less about anything traditionally American. What one would expect from a radical wanna be dictator who hates this country and ran for president precisely to change greatness into something sub-standard. Poo on him.


5 posted on 07/27/2010 9:20:14 PM PDT by kelly4c
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To: Steelers6

I am glad the loser from Kenya is not going to disgrace the jamboree by attending


6 posted on 07/27/2010 9:25:02 PM PDT by FlyingEagle
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To: Steelers6

Although I am happy to hear that obummer will not be associated with BSA I just want to add...

FUBO


7 posted on 07/27/2010 9:29:29 PM PDT by muddler (Diligentia, Vis and Celeritas)
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To: FlyingEagle

Makes sense to me. I’m sure he is more comfortable on a giggly girlie coffee talk show rather than being around 40,000+ boys & young men that honor and respect God & Country.


8 posted on 07/27/2010 9:31:59 PM PDT by Tagurit (Are your pigs fed, watered and ready to fly?)
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To: FlyingEagle
I am glad the loser from Kenya is not going to disgrace the jamboree by attending

Absolutely! Obamas view of people is exactly the opposite of what Boy Scouting is all about.

9 posted on 07/27/2010 9:33:19 PM PDT by digger48 (and)
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To: Steelers6

“I think there should be a little bit of dignity to the presidency,”

With this pretender? You can’t teach good taste, and you can’t teach dignity.


10 posted on 07/27/2010 9:37:00 PM PDT by Rennes Templar (They shall not pass!)
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To: Steelers6

Just as well... The Boy Scouts arn/t keen to having homosexuals hang around anyway.


11 posted on 07/27/2010 9:37:40 PM PDT by babygene (Figures don't lie, but liars can figure...)
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To: Steelers6
Boy Scouts don't vote!

but their moms do...


12 posted on 07/27/2010 9:38:39 PM PDT by Gene Eric (Your Hope has been redistributed. Here's your Change.)
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To: Steelers6

To tell you the truth, the whole thing makes no sense to me. I don’t see where he’s going to connect with a single person watching “The Spew” who wouldn’t have voted for him otherwise. So, from a political perspective, what’s the point?

Actually, only a truly pathetic weakling of a President would chose to appear with a pack of completely ignorant and witless morons like Joy Behar, rather than say, a little trip to the lions den on Fox to attempt to slay a dragon or two there. Obama’s appearance with Joy Behar, more than practically anything else he’s done as President, shows what a pathetic little weakling of a human being he truly is.


13 posted on 07/27/2010 9:40:45 PM PDT by catnipman
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To: Steelers6
The Jamboree kicked off this week at Fort A.P. Hill in Virginia, where organizers had invited the president to speak to the 45,000 scouts in attendance.

His not accepting gives them more reason to celebrate.

14 posted on 07/27/2010 9:48:05 PM PDT by Razz Barry (Round'em up, send'em home.)
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To: Steelers6
While obomba was occupying a seat in the Senate in Springfield, IL, he was peddling his “I love Abe” line of crapola. The Chicago Tribune during that time ran an article and pictures of obomba and his Senate office in Springfield, IL FILLED with pictures of Abraham Lincoln....he had pictures on the wall, on the floor leaning against the walls around the room and on his desk. Methinks this a-hole tries too hard to impress, I said to myself at the time as I read the article.

Hey, obomba, whatever happened to those pictures of Abraham Lincoln? Whose pictures are in the frames these days, huh?

A-hole.

15 posted on 07/27/2010 9:54:34 PM PDT by itssme
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To: Steelers6

If it was the Young Pioneers he’d show up.


16 posted on 07/27/2010 10:06:20 PM PDT by 4buttons
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To: kelly4c
The guy just continues to prove what we all know...he’s a complete a$$hole.

It appears the guy sucks at everything, even sucking.

WAKE UP AMERICA




17 posted on 07/27/2010 10:38:58 PM PDT by BobP (The piss-stream media - Never to be watched again in my house)
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To: Gene Eric

I would be willing to bet these Moms are also married to the Boy Scout’s Father. Neither one of them would waste thier vote on Odumbo in 2012.


18 posted on 07/27/2010 10:39:53 PM PDT by Colorado Cowgirl (God bless America!)
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To: Steelers6; Jet Jaguar; NorwegianViking; ExTexasRedhead; HollyB; FromLori; ...

The list, ping


19 posted on 07/27/2010 10:55:31 PM PDT by Nachum (The complete Obama list at www.nachumlist.com)
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To: Colorado Cowgirl

Of course.

I’m speculating that Obama would rather flirt with the ‘moms’ that watch the View instead spending some honorable time with the Boy Scouts who are clearly to young to vote.


20 posted on 07/27/2010 10:59:32 PM PDT by Gene Eric (Your Hope has been redistributed. Here's your Change.)
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To: Steelers6

I won’t be watching any news shows tomorrow. don’t care about the view, don’t watch it and so won’t watch it being on news shows either. I have better things to do with my time like enjoy my family.


21 posted on 07/27/2010 11:09:09 PM PDT by cubreporter ( Trust Rush and you won't go wrong.)
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To: Steelers6
57 states, shout out conflates Medal of Honor with medal of Indian casino while America soldiers lay dying on their own US Post, corpse man , stiffs the Scouts for the View? . The Son of a gun is just not an American, wherever Stanley had him.

The Scouts are America.

A few famous scouts

http://www.scoutorama.com/eagle/eag_famous.cfm

22 posted on 07/27/2010 11:14:27 PM PDT by kbennkc (For those who have fought for it freedom has a flavor the protected will never know .F Trp 8th Cav)
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To: skr
Wonder what the View’s people thought of being compared to a Jerry Springer show.

The closest any of them came to serving the people was Babs doing the wild thing with Ed Brooke.

Springer was elected twice as mayor of a great US city, once after doing the right thing after doing a wrong thing.

Obama has never sat for an interview with as capable an interrogator as Springer. Bachelor of Arts from Tulane University in political science.Juris Doctor (J.D.) degree from Northwestern University.

23 posted on 07/27/2010 11:24:45 PM PDT by kbennkc (For those who have fought for it freedom has a flavor the protected will never know .F Trp 8th Cav)
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To: Steelers6

Gee whiz, even Jimmuh Cahtah, the call-in President, didn’t go on a daytime show.


24 posted on 07/27/2010 11:41:27 PM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (I am in America but not of America (per bible: am in the world but not of it))
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To: kbennkc

Indeed, I’ve seen Springer interviewed, and he’s very different from what one would think from his show. His show, though, probably isn’t what the View’s people want their show to be compared to.


25 posted on 07/27/2010 11:42:02 PM PDT by skr (May God confound the enemy)
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To: Steelers6

He doesn’t want to offend the gays out there who still despise the Boy Scouts. Playing politics trumps everything with these people.


26 posted on 07/27/2010 11:55:21 PM PDT by snowflake2428
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To: Steelers6
Bambi has gotta go where Bambi is adored and everyone will “fawn” over him. Being on The View only proves that there are not many places left for the Narcissist-in-chief to get his “fix.” How low he has to go now that his crowd of groupies (and their intelligence level) is diminishing
27 posted on 07/28/2010 12:06:29 AM PDT by CitizenM ("Do you miss me yet?" Yes, George, we do.)
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To: Steelers6

We have a few scouts in our sons troop who will make Eagle this year.

Every year since this troop has been going (nearly 50 years), every Eagle has been awarded a presidential letter (autopen I’m sure), but it is a big deal to these kids.

The troop leader informed us parents that the white house will not be doing that this year, and we should contact our local congressman to get a letter from them.

We were told that this is the first president in history who has not supported the scouts.

The kicker is, this is the 100 year anniversary, so it is a really huge deal to the kids and scout leaders.


28 posted on 07/28/2010 12:14:12 AM PDT by esoxmagnum
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To: Steelers6
“I think the president should be accessible, should answer questions that aren't pre-screened, but I think there should be a little bit of dignity to the presidency,” Rendell told MSNBC, at one point comparing "The View" to "The Jerry Springer Show."

My gawd, I can't believe Ed Rendell and I are in agreement. Whoopi and Walters will break their backs kissing The One's posterior.

29 posted on 07/28/2010 12:19:26 AM PDT by Rummyfan (Iraq: it's not about Iraq anymore, it's about the USA!)
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To: esoxmagnum
We were told that this is the first president in history who has not supported the scouts.

This is terrible. It is way beyond politics.

I keep thinking President Obama's advisors are serving him poorly to let him make such mistakes, then I woke up. I sometimes almost think he means to insult all that is American.

I was looking at a list of famous Scouts, thinking President Obama certainly has one Scout among the people he listens to. One of the few I found that might have influence was Steven Spielberg. Bill Clinton was a Cub.

http://www.militaryconnection.com/news/november-2007/gates-boy-scouts.htm

From the above ;

(Defense Secretary) Gates earned the top rank of Eagle Scout as a youth in his native Kansas. He also received the Distinguished Eagle Scout Award before he graduated from high school.

If Secretary of Defense Gates , can't tell him , nobody can. I would send Gates a telegram , I am serious. Maybe he would sign off on the certificates, he is a good man

I have had a good life with some success, awards, medals, badges, plaques, degrees , but the accomplishment I failed to complete is the one I might have the most respect for, Eagle Scout.

Bless your Scout and bless you as parents. I am told almost no Scout earns his Eagle without support and direction at home. Congratulations.

30 posted on 07/28/2010 1:27:05 AM PDT by kbennkc (For those who have fought for it freedom has a flavor the protected will never know .F Trp 8th Cav)
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To: kbennkc

Oh, not our boy, he’s a few years away, but thank you anyway.

He’s well on the road, but he still has 2 more years, and its a struggle to keep him interested at times, its work for all of us.

We have 3 boys in our sons troop that will earn the badges this year, our son is not one of them, not yet anyways.

In any event, its disheartening, that those that are up for Eagle, have put years into the work. They will of course get the badge, but they will always know they didn’t get the presidential support, during the 100 year anniversary of scouting, and they will not have the presidential letter framed on their wall. That is something Eagles who are my age are proud of and they show them off.

We have an adult leader in our troop who has a Ronald Reagan one, that he earned when he made Eagle, it is his most prized possession, and it sits over his fireplace. Well, you get the point. No matter which president, its still an honor, imho.

What gets me even more.... Our son volunteered to be a helper at a camp this year, he was gone for 3 weeks. When we went to pick him up, the parking lot was packed, because it was a rotation of troops, so about 100 troops were leaving that Sunday, and a new batch coming in. So, the parking lot was packed to the brim, all the way out to the road. Well, we spotted no less than 6 Obama stickers in the lot. These people are clueless.

It was like seeing pro-abortion stickers at church (don’t get me started on that one, my brother belongs to a mega-church that supports abortion, gay marriage, etc). It just doesn’t add up to me.


31 posted on 07/28/2010 1:56:39 AM PDT by esoxmagnum
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To: FlyingEagle
I am glad the loser from Kenya is not going to disgrace the jamboree by attending

Agreed wholeheartedly.

Obama's appearance at the Scout Jamboree would be akin to someone bringing drums full of toxic waste to a wedding reception.

32 posted on 07/28/2010 3:27:32 AM PDT by Prole (Please pray for the families of Chris and Channon. May God always watch over them.)
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To: Steelers6
Kissing up to Whoopi instead of a national institution. I thought this guy had political savy......

In any case as a former boy scout, I remember one quality that was taught was integrity. One trait that the punk president will never have.

33 posted on 07/28/2010 3:30:03 AM PDT by catfish1957 (Hey algore...You'll have to pry the steering wheel of my 317 HP V8 truck from my cold dead hands)
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To: Steelers6
No big deal. I cannot imagine anyone more alien to the entire idea and ethos of the Boy Scouts than this President.

His absence will mean nothing.

34 posted on 07/28/2010 3:42:10 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: Gene Eric

Heck, I wouldn’t mind flirting with the moms. The big difference? I’m not the POTUS.


35 posted on 07/28/2010 5:42:42 AM PDT by rickb308 (Muslims need to check with Native Americans & ask how that whole cowboys & indians thing worked out.)
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To: FlyingEagle

The sad thing is that the acting President of the US is an honorary President of the Boy Scouts. Reagan signed my Eagle Scout Award. the only thing I’d like to see Barry sign would be his resignation.


36 posted on 07/28/2010 5:47:30 AM PDT by freebird5850 (Obama golfed while the Gulf gushed.)
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To: esoxmagnum

Here’s an idea: how about writing the former President Bush and telling him of your predicament? I’ll bet he would be honored to write your Scouts a letter.


37 posted on 07/28/2010 6:07:51 AM PDT by thethirddegree
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To: kelly4c

The only thing I can surmise by this is would Obama rather talk to a bunch of kids whose parents are probably Conservative or talk to his base, crazy Liberals?

Now would probably be a good time to run ads saying that Obama doesn’t care about children.


38 posted on 07/28/2010 6:21:58 AM PDT by EQAndyBuzz (Helter Skelter. The Revolution is Upon Us.)
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To: esoxmagnum
The troop leader informed us parents that the white house will not be doing that this year, and we should contact our local congressman to get a letter from them.

Wow, that's incredible. Some things should transcend politics, but apparently not for Obama.

Mine is framed and hanging on the wall. It's signed by Richard Nixon. :-)

39 posted on 07/28/2010 6:37:57 AM PDT by justlurking (The only remedy for a bad guy with a gun is a good WOMAN (Sgt. Kimberly Munley) with a gun)
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To: Steelers6

but the view is far more important.
I mean going on that show with a crowd watching who for the most part are just too dumb to understand what is going on in this country is far more important for him.

His questions will be how is breakfast in the white house and o my you look sexy .
The crowd claps and cheers but ask them a minute later what he said they will have no idea.

This man has made the presidency look like a part time joke of a job .
People dying, people losing jobs, two wars, debt, Govt take over of heath care which does not work (I lived it I know) etc etc etc and this man goes on a day time womens show who has a crowd which has no clue what the hell is going on in this country


40 posted on 07/28/2010 7:16:26 AM PDT by manc (WILL OBAMA EVER GO TO CHURCH ON A SUNDAY OR WILL HE LET THE MEDIA/THE LEFT BE FOOLED FOR EVER)
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To: catnipman

go on the view to be asked how is breakfast and how do you do your workouts.

what a frigging joke this man is.

How the so called media which is so corrupt can take this guy seriously like the far left does is beyond me.

The view, what a joke


41 posted on 07/28/2010 7:18:18 AM PDT by manc (WILL OBAMA EVER GO TO CHURCH ON A SUNDAY OR WILL HE LET THE MEDIA/THE LEFT BE FOOLED FOR EVER)
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To: Rummyfan

the view crowd has to be one of the dumbest crowds out there.
For the most part have no clue what is going on in this country, oil spill, what oil spill, what wars, what debt, my how great this heath care is, er what is it again.

We are so frigging messed up right now in this country


42 posted on 07/28/2010 7:21:02 AM PDT by manc (WILL OBAMA EVER GO TO CHURCH ON A SUNDAY OR WILL HE LET THE MEDIA/THE LEFT BE FOOLED FOR EVER)
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To: Steelers6
No one here should be surprised.

The Boy Scouts represent moral values, developing young boys into fine young men, respect for God and country, American values, freedom, patriotism and duty. This is all counter to this regime.

obama canceled this year's national day of prayer and then turned right around and authorized a national day of muslim prayer. Heck, the do-fuss even attended the muslim day of prayer right there in Washington DC!

If we don't see change in November, this County is forever lost.

43 posted on 07/28/2010 7:26:26 AM PDT by RacerXSpeedRacer (Vote CONSERVATIVE!!!!)
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To: MVV
I just wonder how many of the parents voted for obammie?

Also, if he is a homo, as it sure seems so, there is no way he wants anything to do with the Boy Scouts.....or them with him.

God Bless the BSOA, May You Have 100 More Great Years.

44 posted on 07/28/2010 7:35:38 AM PDT by mickie
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To: cubreporter

The View is the epitome of what’s wrong with daytime TV.


45 posted on 07/28/2010 7:37:10 AM PDT by varina davis (Life is not a dress rehearsal)
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To: snowflake2428

“He doesn’t want to offend the gays out there who still despise the Boy Scouts. Playing politics trumps everything with these people.”

You described it perfectly!


46 posted on 07/28/2010 7:49:29 AM PDT by secondamendmentkid
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To: kbennkc
One of the few I found that might have influence was Steven Spielberg.

Spielberg resigned his honorary title in the late 90's because of his opposition to the Scouts exercising their Right of Assembly to determine their membership guidelines (i.e. no homosexuals or atheists). As an Eagle Scout myself, the moment I heard about this, I stopped going to see anything that Spielberg directed or produced.

47 posted on 07/28/2010 8:06:12 AM PDT by kromike
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To: justlurking

That’d be a cool one too. :)

I read that Ford didn’t autopen his, they were all real signatures, he took the time to do each one.

How about the Nixon one?


48 posted on 07/28/2010 8:46:56 AM PDT by esoxmagnum
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To: FlyingEagle

From what I’ve read from Hillbuzz blogs, we don’t want this guy anywhere near our Boy Scouts. I’m glad he’s not attending.

Can you picture Little Barack as a boy scout? Instead of scouting, he was being “mentored” by Frank Marshall Davis, a pervert.


49 posted on 07/28/2010 8:50:46 AM PDT by Mamzelle (Cameras, cameras--never forget to bring your cameras)
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To: thethirddegree

There are rumors circulating that Bush Sr. or W will make a surprise visit to the big Jamboree. I’ve heard it from a few parents already, but nothing official I don’t think.

And yes, it wouldn’t be a bad idea, but the crux of it is, that the sitting president has always acknowledged the promotion of a scout to Eagle rank, and by him acknowledging that fact on paper, the scouts record then becomes part of our nations history, as it becomes part of that presidents Archive and Presidential Library.

It just ticks me off.

I hope that if and when my son makes Eagle (2013), we will have a new president. I was wishing fondly last night after writing this post, how cool would it be for him to have his recognition letter done by a POTUS from Alaska!


50 posted on 07/28/2010 8:56:33 AM PDT by esoxmagnum
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