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Obama booed lustily by Boy Scouts
American Thinker ^ | August 8, 2010 | Rick Moran

Posted on 08/08/2010 9:00:15 AM PDT by Zakeet

The president decided to pass up the Boy Scouts of America's 100th Anniversary in order to make an "historic" appearance on ABC's "The View."

Despite the fact that the Jamboree was just a hop, skip, and a jump from the White House at Fort A.P. Hill in Virginia, the president sent a recorded message instead of showing up himself.

The reaction of the Boy Scouts to the video tells the story ...

Never was a Boy Scout myself but I understand that the Jamboree means a lot to those in attendance. And the Boy Scouts have meant a lot to America over these last 100 years, developing boys into fine men with a clear idea of right and wrong, and the satisfaction of accomplishing goals that point the way to a successful, happy life.

But I guess he would rather hobnob with celebrities like Whoppi Goldberg and Barbara Walters. I think it demonstrates where this president's priorities lie.


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KEYWORDS: appearance; jamboree; obama; scouts
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I am an Eagle Scout ... earned the rank many years ago ... and am constantly reminded how important the organization is to young men who have enough wisdom and ambition to participate in its programs.

Scouts teach young men numerous admirable qualities such as: citizenship, leadership, self-reliance, respect for God, respect for nature, respect for others, and personal responsibility. These are traits which libtards such as Obozo detest; traits which make the man an anathema to just about anybody who has gained much from Scouting.

I must admit, quite openly and with great pride, that had I been in attendance at the Jamboree, my voice would have been added to those expressing disdain at his appearance ... videotaped or live.

Incidents such as this make me proud of our youth, proud of the Scouts, and hopeful for the future of America.

1 posted on 08/08/2010 9:00:18 AM PDT by Zakeet
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To: Zakeet; neverdem; narses

The fawning, homophiliac MSM at ABCNNBCBS will ignore this.


2 posted on 08/08/2010 9:02:55 AM PDT by Robert A. Cook, PE (I can only donate monthly, but socialists' ABBCNNBCBS continue to lie every day!)
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To: Zakeet

They must be reacting to his funny-sounding name. /sarc


3 posted on 08/08/2010 9:03:27 AM PDT by aynrandfreak (Being a Democrat means never having to say you're sorry)
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To: Zakeet

I only made it to second class, but my souting years were important to my growth as a young man.


4 posted on 08/08/2010 9:04:35 AM PDT by Huskrrrr
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To: Zakeet
They clearly know right from wrong.


5 posted on 08/08/2010 9:05:00 AM PDT by paulycy (Demand Constitutionality: Marxism is Evil.)
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To: Zakeet

The Won will be at UT Austin tomorrow and will be fawned over by the liberal hippie tree huggers who “Keep Austin Weird” (city motto for the blue blight in the middle of Texas).


6 posted on 08/08/2010 9:05:14 AM PDT by bgill (K Parliament- how could a young man born in Kenya who is not even a native American become the POTUS)
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To: Huskrrrr

course meant to say ‘scouting’


7 posted on 08/08/2010 9:05:22 AM PDT by Huskrrrr
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To: paulycy

“Sir, that’s not the scout handshake.”


8 posted on 08/08/2010 9:06:14 AM PDT by Huskrrrr
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To: paulycy

“That’s ok Mr. President, you don’t have to bow to me”.


9 posted on 08/08/2010 9:09:42 AM PDT by bigbob
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To: bgill

The bloom is off the rose that will be wilted by November.


10 posted on 08/08/2010 9:10:52 AM PDT by ExTexasRedhead (Take back our country on November 2, 2010.)
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To: All

bump


11 posted on 08/08/2010 9:11:24 AM PDT by Maverick68
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To: Zakeet

I never realized until reading similar threads about this incident that scouts are always supposed to root for the team that wants their eventual destruction and abolishment as a sign of respect.

A boo is not a curse or a profanity, it is sign of offense shown by the offended to react to a slight or a misdeed done against them.


12 posted on 08/08/2010 9:14:56 AM PDT by usmcobra (NASA outreach to Muslims if I were in charge:The complete collection of "I dream of Jeannie" on DVD.)
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To: Zakeet

Lustily? I thought Boy Scouts were supposed to be clean and articulate.


13 posted on 08/08/2010 9:16:53 AM PDT by Paladin2
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To: Zakeet

The idiot was to busy going to a sign factory in the white house helicopter..It was a 6 mile trip that would have taken him 20 minutes to go to in a car..He had to thank his union workers for making the signs he ordered..Besides the Boy Scouts are Christian and he is Muslim and Communist.... Why would the Boy Scouts want him and any of their Jamboree’s..


14 posted on 08/08/2010 9:17:24 AM PDT by PLD (When you receive a kindness,remember it;when you bestow one,forget it)
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To: Zakeet

I too am a former Eagle Scout. . .but I think the reaction of the Scouts to Obama’s snub is not the whole story. . .his most heinous crime against the Boy Scouts is his REFUSAL to sign the document that is awarded to all new Eagle Scouts to certify their achievement. The Eagle Scout certificate has been signed by every sitting President since the inception of the BSA. It is a far greater slap in the face, in my opinion, than not appearing in person to speak at the jamboree, which is bad enough. Of course, the issue is this President’s deep ties to the LGBT constituency, for whom he had no problem to show up and speak at their convention.


15 posted on 08/08/2010 9:17:44 AM PDT by McBuff
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To: Zakeet

I think the scouts were upset because, of all the attributes a Scout strives to be worthy of, the person speaking down to them can only claim “clean”...


16 posted on 08/08/2010 9:20:41 AM PDT by Exeter (A government that doesn't trust its people is a government that shouldn't be trusted.)
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To: McBuff

not former. . always an Eagle. . my bad


17 posted on 08/08/2010 9:20:49 AM PDT by McBuff
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To: bgill

The real reason that he didn’t attend the Jamboree is because of politics.

The Boy Scouts are a liberal/radical target because of their stand on homosexual scout leaders. The fact that they have such standards offends the sensibilities of the liberals. Obama could not be seen as providing any sort or honor or saying anything good about the Boy Scouts. To his liberal/radical base, the Boy Scouts are a loathsome organization.

That thinking says more about the liberals and radicals than it does about the Boy Scouts, but, that’s the political reality the president faces. He’s got to prove to his base that he is liberal enough to ignore a fine organization such as the Boy Scouts.

Speaking of which, scanning through newspaper web sites, I found very few MSM outlets which congratulated the Boy Scouts on their recent 100th birthday. Likewise, the MSM takes a dim view of the Boy Scouts due to the gay issue.


18 posted on 08/08/2010 9:22:49 AM PDT by Dilbert San Diego
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To: Zakeet

Once again Obama shows that he is an Anti American POS with zero class to go along with it.


19 posted on 08/08/2010 9:23:26 AM PDT by chris_bdba
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To: McBuff

I wasn’t aware that he was dong that? How truly classless!Perhaps the next President will take the time to sign all of the ones who earned it during this term so they won’t be blank.


20 posted on 08/08/2010 9:26:22 AM PDT by chris_bdba
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To: bgill
“Keep Austin Weird”
ah crap, I live in Keizer Oregon, about an hour south of Portland, that's their city motto. “keep Portland weird”. i’m thinking that must be the phrase for the communist tree hugers to other, to let them know wear their at. will be moving to, Texas in a month, thank GOD, just no wear near Austin.
21 posted on 08/08/2010 9:29:43 AM PDT by foundedonpurpose (stand up for principles and values, reeducate with truth. talk to people)
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To: Dilbert San Diego
The real reason that he didn’t attend the Jamboree is because of politics.

That's true. Most scouts would be aware enough to know that Obama is no friend of the BSA, and that he is no kindred spirit to their values. They weren't just booing because he didn't come to the jamboree, as some want to explain it.

I think they showed great judgment in deciding whom to boo.

22 posted on 08/08/2010 9:29:55 AM PDT by Will88
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To: chris_bdba

“I hope you’re watching this”

Give that kid a merit badge.


23 posted on 08/08/2010 9:29:59 AM PDT by Col Frank Slade
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To: Col Frank Slade

My grandson was there and confirmed the boos.

But I am a contrarian. I think they should have been silent. THe booing reminded me of the kids of the sixties who had no respect for authority.

Let their parents boo. But boy scouts are not supposed to be disrespectful to the duly elected President even if he is a marxist shit.


24 posted on 08/08/2010 9:35:11 AM PDT by cajungirl
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To: All

This just in...Boy Scouts added to list of potential domestic terrorists by DHS.


25 posted on 08/08/2010 9:36:17 AM PDT by kg_mobster
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To: McBuff
The Eagle Scout certificate has been signed by every sitting President since the inception of the BSA.

My certificate was signed by John Kennedy and was awarded to me the day after he was assassinated. The Court of Honor had been scheduled to be held that Saturday several weeks in advance in order to accommodate the travel plans of relatives and the decision was made not to cancel it.

The tragic event combined with the timing of the award causes my certificate to serve as a constant reminder of the fragility of life.

It hangs on my office wall, and has been the topic of many conversations.

26 posted on 08/08/2010 9:38:10 AM PDT by Zakeet (The Big Wee Wee -- rapidly moving America from WTF to SNAFU to FUBAR)
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To: McBuff

wow, no wonder he didn’t show up, he knew he would not get a welcome reception.


27 posted on 08/08/2010 9:39:00 AM PDT by mel
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To: McBuff

Snopes rates that rumor untrue.


28 posted on 08/08/2010 9:39:05 AM PDT by griswold3 ('Regulation and law without enforcement is no law at all)
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To: Zakeet

29 posted on 08/08/2010 9:39:11 AM PDT by Fresh Wind (For the first time in half a century, there is no former KKK member in the US Senate.)
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To: Zakeet

Why is Whoopie holding her tummy like a pregnant woman - is she having labor pains, or getting a hernia from sucking up to Bambi? Gross.


30 posted on 08/08/2010 9:46:00 AM PDT by GnuHere
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To: cajungirl
With all due respect because I know your values...you are as wrong as wrong can be...the boys there showed deep commitment to the values and traditions of the BS by booing. They didn't riot or curse...which would have been disrespectful to the OFFICE...but did express their American First Amendment rights as free citizens by showing their disrespect for the MAN...there is a difference and you missed it.

Bravo to them !!

31 posted on 08/08/2010 9:49:06 AM PDT by mick (Central Banker Capitalism is NOT Free Enterprise)
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To: Fresh Wind

Your post shows and says it all. It is time to take the trash out of the White House, WE THE PEOPLE start the process in November.


32 posted on 08/08/2010 9:52:06 AM PDT by politicianslie (A taxpayer voting for Obama is like a chicken voting for Colonel Sandersp>)
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To: Paladin2
Lustily? I thought Boy Scouts were supposed to be clean and articulate.
They are, you aren't. Buy a dictionary.
33 posted on 08/08/2010 9:55:38 AM PDT by lewislynn (What does the global warming movement and the Fairtax movement have in common? Disinformation)
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To: Paladin2
Lustily? I thought Boy Scouts were supposed to be clean and articulate. Here's a chance to improve your vocabulary (See 2 and 3) lust·y   /ˈlʌsti/ Show Spelled[luhs-tee] Show IPA –adjective, lust·i·er, lust·i·est. 1. full of or characterized by healthy vigor. 2. hearty, as a meal. 3. spirited; enthusiastic. 4. lustful; lecherous. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Origin: 1175–1225; ME: see lust, -y1 —Related forms lust·i·ly, adverb lust·i·ness, noun o·ver·lust·i·ness, noun o·ver·lust·y, adjective un·lust·y, adjective —Synonyms 1. robust, strong, sturdy, stout. —Antonyms 1. feeble, weak.
34 posted on 08/08/2010 9:57:44 AM PDT by sgtyork (The secret of happiness is freedom, and the secret of freedom, courage. Thucydides)
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To: bgill

Everywhere he goes, FReepers should be there.
Start saying quietly, “You lie. You lie. You lie.”
Over and over.
Louder and louder.

That haunting chant should follow him wherever he shows his face.


35 posted on 08/08/2010 10:00:12 AM PDT by RandallFlagg (30-year smoker, E-Cigs helped me quit, and O wants me back smoking again?)
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To: Zakeet

It’s nice to see Whoopie had enough respect to dress up for the President’s special historic appearance.


36 posted on 08/08/2010 10:00:29 AM PDT by lewislynn (What does the global warming movement and the Fairtax movement have in common? Disinformation)
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To: mick

Dittos on your Bravo. Sometimes you just have to stand tall and allow YOUR voice to be heard. Otherwise...one sits there like a bump on the log and just takes everything that is thrown at them
The Boy Scouts would NEVER have done this if they didn’t feel deep down it was time to be heard.


37 posted on 08/08/2010 10:01:11 AM PDT by cubreporter ( Trust Rush and you won't go wrong.)
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To: McBuff

Lets not forget when at the democrat convention, the boy scouts carrying the colors were booed by those democrats at the convention.......


38 posted on 08/08/2010 10:01:36 AM PDT by goat granny
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To: GnuHere

I don’t know but I would think she would have taken the time to dress a little more in keeping with the moment. But then again she said on TV that she uses words and she doesn’t apologize for them. so...there ya go.


39 posted on 08/08/2010 10:02:30 AM PDT by cubreporter ( Trust Rush and you won't go wrong.)
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To: GnuHere

I don’t know but I would think she would have taken the time to dress a little more in keeping with the moment. But then again she said on TV that she uses words and she doesn’t apologize for them. so...there ya go.


40 posted on 08/08/2010 10:02:37 AM PDT by cubreporter ( Trust Rush and you won't go wrong.)
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To: griswold3

snopes lies, my grandson was there......


41 posted on 08/08/2010 10:03:57 AM PDT by goat granny
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To: mick

You may be right. When I thought about it and talked with my eagle hubby, he said he agreed with the boos. After all the President was not there, it was a video, so it wasn’t disrespectful.

I don’t know. I think I hate to see kids be booing a president, any president. Just like I don’t like to see them sassing parents, even unreasonable overbearing parents. ANd teachers, and policemen. I want kids to be always respectful of adults.

And when exceptions start to be made, I worry about how the kids interpret that. Seems to contribute to kids acting like boors. Mine were taught to always be polite no matter what UNLESS THEY WERE BEING ATTACKED OR THREATENED.

PERHAPS THESE KIDS KNOW WE ARE BEING ATTACKED AND THREATENED.

So you may be right in this case. But I worry.


42 posted on 08/08/2010 10:06:31 AM PDT by cajungirl
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To: mick
..but did express their American First Amendment rights as free citizens by showing their disrespect for the MAN...there is a difference and you missed it.

And first and foremost, the first amendment is there to protect political free speech more than any other type of speech. The scouts were completely within their rights to boo, and it is commendable that they did. Nothing in the scout ideals says they should be gullible and naive. In fact, they're supposed to seek the truth, and the truth about Obama deserves some boos.

43 posted on 08/08/2010 10:08:50 AM PDT by Will88
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To: McBuff

Obama is signing Eagle Scout certificates. There are boys in my son’s troop who have received their Eagle Scout certificates with Obama’s signature.

It is an urban myth/legend that Obama is not signing them.


44 posted on 08/08/2010 10:19:27 AM PDT by Padams
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To: goat granny

No, not about the ‘booing’ , about ‘Obama’s not signing Eagle Scout certificates’


45 posted on 08/08/2010 10:19:54 AM PDT by griswold3 ('Regulation and law without enforcement is no law at all)
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To: Zakeet

Love the line at the end.

“I hope you’re watching this!”


46 posted on 08/08/2010 10:24:11 AM PDT by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously... You'll never live through it.)
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To: cubreporter

Well, Baba Wawa looks like she’s wearing a trench coat...


47 posted on 08/08/2010 10:38:11 AM PDT by GnuHere
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To: Zakeet

First time I’ve seen Lust and Boy Scouts in the same sentence. No accident I’m sure.


48 posted on 08/08/2010 10:50:25 AM PDT by driftdiver (I could eat it raw, but why do that when I have a fire.)
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To: cajungirl; McBuff
I think they should have been silent.

But boy scouts are not supposed to be disrespectful to the duly elected President even if he is a marxist shit.

Respect is earned.

0bama refuses to sign the document that is awarded to all new Eagle Scouts to certify their achievement. The Eagle Scout certificate has been signed by every sitting President since the inception of the BSA.

"Duly elected president"? hmm

49 posted on 08/08/2010 10:57:13 AM PDT by TYVets
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To: nutmeg

bookmark


50 posted on 08/08/2010 10:57:54 AM PDT by nutmeg (Another "smartass" for lower taxes)
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