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Philly owes $877,000 for Boy Scouts' eviction case
Associated Press ^ | 3/21/12

Posted on 03/21/2012 9:43:32 PM PDT by SmithL

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1 posted on 03/21/2012 9:43:42 PM PDT by SmithL
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Buckwalter, Ronald Lawrence
Born 1936 in Lancaster, PA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania
Nominated by George H.W. Bush on November 17, 1989, to a seat vacated by Charles R. Weiner. Confirmed by the Senate on March 9, 1990, and received commission on March 12, 1990. Assumed senior status on December 11, 2003.

Education:
Franklin and Marshall College, A.B., 1958
College of William and Mary School of Law, B.C.L., 1962

Professional Career:
Private practice, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, 1963-1980
Legal aid attorney, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, 1964-1966
Clerk, Hon. John Bowman and Hon. Anthony Appel, Court of Common Pleas, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, 1966-1970
Assistant district attorney, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, 1970-1978
District attorney, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, 1978-1980
Judge, Court of Common Pleas, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, 1980-1990

2 posted on 03/21/2012 9:44:28 PM PDT by SmithL (If you reward certain behavior, don't be surprised when you see more of that behavior)
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To: SmithL; SandRat

YAY!

Scouting Ping and a great one!

The Boy Scouts win!


3 posted on 03/21/2012 9:45:10 PM PDT by SZonian (Throwing our allegiances to political party's in the long run gave away our liberty.)
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To: SandRat

The 1st Amendment wins in Philadelphia!


4 posted on 03/21/2012 9:45:48 PM PDT by SmithL (If you reward certain behavior, don't be surprised when you see more of that behavior)
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To: SmithL

ALL RIGHT!! Turn back the tide of the radical homos. Just think of all the good that the Scouts can do with almost a million bucks!


5 posted on 03/21/2012 9:51:31 PM PDT by ProtectOurFreedom
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To: SmithL

If you lived in Philly, you’d know that no one wins.


6 posted on 03/21/2012 9:53:53 PM PDT by EEGator
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To: SZonian

Some gay guy on council if I am not mistaken was behind this...

The scouts raised the money and built the building and then gave it to the city ages ago, and used it for meetings.. some activist little BLEEP decided to hell with them.

Should be paying the scouts way more than this!

Dumb petty pathetic little people


8 posted on 03/21/2012 10:00:10 PM PDT by HamiltonJay
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To: SZonian

Some gay guy on council if I am not mistaken was behind this...

The scouts raised the money and built the building and then gave it to the city ages ago, and used it for meetings.. some activist little BLEEP decided to hell with them.

Should be paying the scouts way more than this!

Dumb petty pathetic little people


9 posted on 03/21/2012 10:00:30 PM PDT by HamiltonJay
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To: SmithL

Good. F abusive government on every level. It should come out of the govt workers’ pensions.


10 posted on 03/21/2012 10:05:45 PM PDT by Secret Agent Man (I'd like to tell you, but then I'd have to kill you.)
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To: SZonian; RonF; AppauledAtAppeasementConservat; Looking for Diogenes; wisconsinconservative; ...

11 posted on 03/21/2012 10:11:21 PM PDT by SandRat (Duty - Honor - Country! What else needs said?)
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To: HamiltonJay

Wouldn’t surprise me if the council member wanted it for a sex dungeon.

And the money could’ve done the scouts some good but isn’t it going to their lawyer fees?


12 posted on 03/21/2012 10:11:58 PM PDT by a fool in paradise (Barack Obama continued to sponsor Jeremiah Wright after he said "G.D. AMERIKKA!"Where's the outrage?)
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To: SmithL

Yep, left wing a**hats trying to suppress the 1st amendment rights of everyone except other left wing a**hats.


13 posted on 03/21/2012 10:12:13 PM PDT by calex59
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To: SmithL

Philly taxpayers on the hook for $900,000, plus legal expenses, for pimping the gay agenda.

And NO ONE will show up at the council meeting to complain about this complete wasting of taxpayer dollars by radical Democrats. Wouldn’t want to be known as a BIGOT after all, would we?

And you wonder what’s wrong in America, today?


14 posted on 03/21/2012 10:16:40 PM PDT by tcrlaf (Election 2012: THE RAPTURE OF THE DEMOCRATS)
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To: SmithL

Huzzah! Three cheers for Judge Ronald Buckwalter!


15 posted on 03/21/2012 10:21:41 PM PDT by DemforBush (A Repo man is *always* intense!)
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To: SmithL

Pingout tomorrow!


16 posted on 03/21/2012 10:29:05 PM PDT by little jeremiah (We will have to go through hell to get out of hell. Signed, a fanatic)
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To: tcrlaf

I’m tellin ya, folks of moral conviction need to be migrating to likeminded states so a separation can occur, let the left rot in their dens of iniquity and falling apart cities.


17 posted on 03/21/2012 10:42:06 PM PDT by dps.inspect (the system is rigged...)
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To: little jeremiah

shall bump during RUSH. :D


18 posted on 03/21/2012 10:44:19 PM PDT by skinkinthegrass (Simple: Kill the terrorists, Protect (all) the borders, ridicule all the (surviving) Liberals :^)
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To: SZonian

One in awhile I like lawyers.


19 posted on 03/21/2012 10:45:49 PM PDT by enduserindy (Conservative Dead Head)
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To: Morgana

Where is that graphic from?

The sword is labeled bigotry and discrimination.

It seems the artist/author is trying to say that the boy scouts (and Christians) are using bigotry and discrimination as a weapon.

This piece of political propaganda is not meant to be flattering to the scouts or Christians.

Its saying that “Boy Scouts and Christians are discriminatory bigots”.


20 posted on 03/21/2012 10:48:50 PM PDT by Nik Naym (It's not my fault... I have compulsive smartass disorder.)
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To: Nik Naym

I noticed that after I posted it. Was just something I pulled off of photobucket.


21 posted on 03/21/2012 11:07:47 PM PDT by Morgana (I only come here to see what happens next. It normally does.)
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To: tcrlaf
All well and good, but aren't the Scouts still "forbidden" from having meetings in that building constructed in 1921?

A deals a deal. In 1921 who could have envisioned that Boy Scouts could be considered a bigoted, "hate group"?

22 posted on 03/21/2012 11:19:02 PM PDT by boop (I hate hippies and dopeheads. Just hate them. ...Ernest Borgnine)
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To: SmithL
Good news for the BSA. On a side note, I, as a BSA chartered org. rep, answered a BSA poll on whether I would recommend other organizations become charter orgs. and I said NO! And it was because of the PC crud that would give the charter org. a media outlet to corrupt the purpose of the BSA and turn a troop into a recruiting tool for atheists, perverts and people with allegiance to secular humanism.
23 posted on 03/21/2012 11:38:50 PM PDT by crazyhorse691 (Obama is just the symptom of what is destroying the U.S.)
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To: crazyhorse691
Another side note here...looks like my family is going to be leaving Portland,OR in a couple of months to become caretakers on a 4th generation family homestead in the coast range...eat your hearts outs. Actually, when it happens I will invite any Freeper who wants to see it to come for a night or so.
24 posted on 03/21/2012 11:53:01 PM PDT by crazyhorse691 (Obama is just the symptom of what is destroying the U.S.)
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To: SmithL

Great news. Screw Philthadelphia.

The Democrats running the place tried to intimidate and browbeat and extort the Boy Scouts into signing up homos to take little boys off into the woods, and the Boy Scouts, figuring this was not a good idea, told the Philthadelphia Democrats to go play in the street. And now Philthadelphia must pay, big.

It’s always nice to see a sunbeam of sanity in today’s America.

So bend over, taxpaying Philthadelphia voters, and pay up - - you are getting exactly what you deserve.


25 posted on 03/21/2012 11:58:01 PM PDT by Lancey Howard
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To: SmithL

wonderful news. and the scouts gave the building to the city. i guess no scout’s good deed goes unpunished by liberals.


26 posted on 03/22/2012 12:36:33 AM PDT by dadfly
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To: SmithL
The local Cradle of (illegal discrimination) Liberty Council has tried to walk a fine line between appeasing the city, the United Way and other supporters and the Irving, Texas-based Boy Scouts of America.

In 2003, it enacted its own nondiscrimination policy but was forced to repeal it when the Boy Scouts of America ordered it to conform to national rules. The chapter later enacted a statement that says it doesn't tolerate illegal discrimination.

But it does tolerate illegal discrimination against the Boy Scouts of America 1st Admendment to the tune of $800,000.00. Ouch!

27 posted on 03/22/2012 1:18:19 AM PDT by Stanwood_Dave ("Testilying." Cop's don't lie, they just Testily{ing} as taught in their respected Police Academy.)
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To: Nik Naym
I noticed it too, but I interpreted it to mean a weapon to 'slay' bigotry and discrimation. I could be wrong.
28 posted on 03/22/2012 2:46:54 AM PDT by Conservative4Ever (Waiting for the new tagline to download)
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To: Morgana

Somehow, I don’t think I’d handle a sword exactly that way.


29 posted on 03/22/2012 3:10:04 AM PDT by Fresh Wind ('People have got to know whether or not their president is a crook.' Richard M. Nixon)
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To: boop

A deals a deal. In 1921 who could have envisioned that Boy Scouts could be considered a bigoted, “hate group”?
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In 1921 the KKK was mainstream...


30 posted on 03/22/2012 3:45:07 AM PDT by Neidermeyer
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To: SmithL
A scout is: And apparently financially-astute!
31 posted on 03/22/2012 3:58:57 AM PDT by eCSMaster (Conservative patriots, Rise up!)
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32 posted on 03/22/2012 4:02:04 AM PDT by Roccus
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To: ProtectOurFreedom

The money goes to lawyers


33 posted on 03/22/2012 4:22:36 AM PDT by bert (K.E. N.P. +12 ..... Crucifixion is coming)
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To: Morgana
W00T!!!
34 posted on 03/22/2012 4:51:15 AM PDT by Chode (American Hedonist - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: Chode

Bwahahahahahahaha! Asshat homo loser city.


35 posted on 03/22/2012 4:58:08 AM PDT by hal ogen (1st Amendment or Reeducation Camp?)
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To: SmithL; SandRat
We had the National Meeting in Philadelphia in 2003 (note the year). It was a circus, with all of the protestors and news media outside, and the hosting Council, Cradle of Liberty, in the midst of enacting its own policy not to discriminate against gays - a policy in violation of the BSA policy, and which Cradle of Liberty was forced to repeal.

Those were the minuses.

On the other hand, at the Southern Region Banquet, I sat back-to-back with a Scoutmaster from Tennessee who had just completed 75 years as Scoutmaster with the same Troop. My table included the curator of the Norman Rockwell works at the BSA National Museum, and the Eagle Scout about to go to the South Pole as part of the bi-annual London Geographic Society program that always takes an Eagle Scout. One of the speakers was the Eagle Scout helicopter pilot shot down in Iraq and kept as a POW, whose badly beaten face had been on the cover of TIME or Newsweek. One of the Scouts awarded a heroism medal had been on a houseboat that exploded, and despite shattered legs and a broken arm, swam to shore and back several times, dragging unconscious people from the burning wreck (fuel had leaked on the water).

Scouting will survive. It's not a program; it's a movement. A world-wide movement.

36 posted on 03/22/2012 5:11:18 AM PDT by Scoutmaster (You knew the job was dangerous when you took it)
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To: dps.inspect
I’m tellin ya, folks of moral conviction need to be migrating to likeminded states so a separation can occur, let the left rot in their dens of iniquity and falling apart cities.

That is indeed the least bloody option, but if we can't whip up a respectable third party, I don't think we can find it in ourselves to secede.

37 posted on 03/22/2012 5:31:32 AM PDT by Lady Lucky (Gingrich 2012: Open Throttle for America)
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To: Nik Naym

I had the same question.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/J._C._Leyendecker

TinEye pointed it out.
http://www.tineye.com/search/ff8818e9388ff318a5e471bcc4b41c9d8b3ef03c/?pluginver=chrome-1.1


38 posted on 03/22/2012 5:34:56 AM PDT by DUMBGRUNT (The best is the enemy of the good!)
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ping


39 posted on 03/22/2012 5:45:31 AM PDT by Tribune7 (GAS WAS $1.85 per gallon on the day Obama was Inaugurated! - - freeper Gaffer)
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To: hal ogen

They don’t HAVE to pay it. Who is going to complain if they don’t? The media?


40 posted on 03/22/2012 5:54:26 AM PDT by AppyPappy (If you really want to annoy someone, point out something obvious that they are trying hard to ignore)
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To: Lady Lucky; All

The secession will happen when “good” people start to be literally attacked in public and forced to flee these cities
to safer areas. The warning is up...flee these harlots of Babylon!


41 posted on 03/22/2012 5:56:52 AM PDT by mdmathis6 (Christ came not to make man into God but to restore fellowship of the Godhead with man.)
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To: DemforBush
Huzzah! Three cheers for Judge Ronald Buckwalter!

Buckwalter is as corrupt as they come. I'm very surpised by this ruling, but I suppose the law must be clear and there was no way around it without further exposing his sympathies.

42 posted on 03/22/2012 6:00:13 AM PDT by old and tired (Go Rick! Go Newt! Go ABR!)
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To: a fool in paradise

Haven’t followed the case closely, other than when it started way back, the sheer audacity an organization builds you a building and donates it to the city and all it asks for is to be allowed the use the space,and some petty worthless [BLEEP] who cant figure out how genders are designed to work together for procreation decides to run them out.

Abjectly shameful. Far as I’m concerned the Scouts should take the building back in its entirety.


43 posted on 03/22/2012 6:12:16 AM PDT by HamiltonJay
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To: Lady Lucky

better yet, force them to secede... Move them to the big cities, cordon them off and leave them to the rats, bacteria and sewer people.


44 posted on 03/22/2012 6:13:21 AM PDT by dps.inspect (the system is rigged...)
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To: old and tired

Well, phooey. Here I thought we had a judge that “gets it”, and it turns it’s probably a case of “no other choice” in the ruling. Dangit.

Still, I’m happy for the BSA.


45 posted on 03/22/2012 6:30:56 AM PDT by DemforBush (A Repo man is *always* intense!)
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To: bert

I figured they get might half of it, then I thought “maybe some kind lawyer did the work pro bono” to help the scouts out.

Then I fell on the floor laughing and finally got a grip.


46 posted on 03/22/2012 7:09:09 AM PDT by ProtectOurFreedom
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To: mdmathis6

White flight? That’s old already. They move, then they die out. Their kids, meanwhile, are back in the cities, trying to optimize their careers, and unaware of what has been lost. They don’t remember when America was America, as their parents knew it.


47 posted on 03/22/2012 8:13:01 AM PDT by Lady Lucky (Gingrich 2012: Open Throttle for America)
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To: dps.inspect
better yet, force them to secede... Move them to the big cities, cordon them off

YEAH!!!


How?

48 posted on 03/22/2012 8:16:58 AM PDT by Lady Lucky (Gingrich 2012: Open Throttle for America)
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To: Lady Lucky; All

I’m not talking about white flight....I’m talking about righteous flight consisting of races of all types and economic backgrounds. We need to flee as Lot fled(and even he needed a push and protection by the angels to get out of town).

We get the hint GOP and Dems and all you shadowy agencies that wish to enslave the minds of men! You don’t like Christians and spiritual Light! The time is coming that if men will no longer endure the light of righteousness then in darkness they shall dwell...and that,with no remedy!

PS: You guy’s in the NSA...you can quote me!


49 posted on 03/22/2012 8:47:02 AM PDT by mdmathis6 (Christ came not to make man into God but to restore fellowship of the Godhead with man.)
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To: mdmathis6

Sorry bout that, meant to say “right flight” but was in a hurry between running here and running there...and skipped a few revolutions to the comparison I intended to make to “white flight,” which DID happen in many areas. Like white flight, right flight will not result in meaningful improvement. Where the righteous go, they will not build, they will merely survive for a time and then be harvested by the Lord.
Unless you know of some far-thinking, organized nation-building types who are young, strong and determined?


50 posted on 03/22/2012 9:30:57 AM PDT by Lady Lucky (Gingrich 2012: Open Throttle for America)
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