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Eagle Scout returns his medal in protest (3 guesses why)
Gazette ^ | 8/2/12 | Katherine Heerbrandt

Posted on 08/03/2012 9:03:06 AM PDT by workerbee

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To: so_real

Oh, I’m all for his leaving Scouting.

He would’ve had more “honor” doing this without alerting the media and by default, the rest of us. Then again, what would the these jackoffs do without forcing a daily dose of queer down our throats? (sorry for the pun)


51 posted on 08/03/2012 11:02:58 AM PDT by workerbee (June 28, 2012 -- 9/11 From Within)
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To: workerbee

I’m guessing it was really another scout’s medal, and that this guy will be running for the US Senate from Massachusetts in the near future, right after he convenes a “Winter Scout” lollapalooza for similarly “oriented” scouts to lie about supposed atrocities by the BSA.


52 posted on 08/03/2012 11:06:00 AM PDT by DPMD
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To: rlmorel
Not morally straight, either. Sounds like he renounced the pledge.

Have you been in his bedroom? For all you know he's been celibate and remains a virgin.

53 posted on 08/03/2012 11:22:36 AM PDT by newzjunkey (Pontius Pilate 'voters' are arrogant, delusional, lilly-livered collaborators.)
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To: workerbee

Obviously, boasting of being homosexual is more important to him.

But, I’d bet in 30 years, like John Fraud Kerry, the medal will be proudly displayed on his wall, especially if he goes into politics.


54 posted on 08/03/2012 11:22:42 AM PDT by DakotaRed (Why not just pass a law requiring criminals to obey the laws?)
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To: All; workerbee
He knew the policy, he learned he was gay at some point during puberty (at the latest) so why continue in violation of the organization policy much less consider applying for a professional scouting position?

He's finally come clean and moving on.

With some of the comments usually here on such topics, I'd expect he'd be applauded for removing himself from having easy access to child. /s

55 posted on 08/03/2012 11:27:41 AM PDT by newzjunkey (Pontius Pilate 'voters' are arrogant, delusional, lilly-livered collaborators.)
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To: workerbee

Good point. Perhaps "doing the honorable thing" was not Colella's primary motivation and I have errantly credited him for it.


56 posted on 08/03/2012 11:47:36 AM PDT by so_real ( "The Congress of the United States recommends and approves the Holy Bible for use in all schools.")
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To: pjd

They have a “don’t ask, don’t tell” policy for both adults and youth. If you announce that you are gay while a youth, your membership will be cancelled. They don’t go looking to find out that you are - it’s when you openly admit it that they take action.


57 posted on 08/03/2012 11:47:47 AM PDT by fremont_steve
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To: JimRed
Don’t let the closing door hit ya where the Good Lord split ya!

Whatever happened originally, it's not the Good Lord doing the splitting these days!

58 posted on 08/03/2012 11:48:02 AM PDT by Moltke ("I am Dr. Sonderborg," he said, "and I don't want any nonsense.")
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To: Bryanw92

what you said


59 posted on 08/03/2012 11:56:10 AM PDT by silverleaf (Age Takes a Toll: Please Have Exact Change)
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To: workerbee

I guess he only mumbled when he got to the “morally straight” part of the oath ...


60 posted on 08/03/2012 12:35:42 PM PDT by spodefly (This is my tag line. There are many like it, but this one is mine.)
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To: workerbee
I didn't know that 23-yr-olds were allowed to be scouts.
If he wasn't 'militant' when younger, what's his beef?
Being a pervert is not an issue, unless you also need to whine or demand 'acceptance.'

Guess the character building demands of scouting didn't stick.

61 posted on 08/03/2012 1:31:54 PM PDT by publius911 (Formerly Publius 6961, formerly jennsdad)
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To: DTogo
No doubt most of these medal-throwing John Kerry wannabees will include “Eagle Scout” on their resumes when applying for a job.

Eagle Scout... or pervert...
Ummmmmm.

Tough choice.

62 posted on 08/03/2012 1:36:15 PM PDT by publius911 (Formerly Publius 6961, formerly jennsdad)
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To: newzjunkey

He is a self-professed homosexual. But if you want to give him the benefit of the doubt for what it is worth and say he is a homosexual in his thoughts only, and has never consummated the act, that is up to you, I won’t argue it.

I would think that arguing FOR something like that is also morally unsound.


63 posted on 08/03/2012 1:39:43 PM PDT by rlmorel ("The safest road to Hell is the gradual one." Screwtape (C.S. Lewis))
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To: publius911
Being a pervert is not an issue ...

Yes, it is an issue. The "new frontier" in lawsuits against organizations that don't accept homosexuality is going to be suits on behalf of boys who were assaulted or engaged in sodomy with other boys. As soon as a person decides he is "gay," he needs to be kept out of environments in which he can sodomize others, even if they're his age-contemporaries.

And if such a person is a minor, his parents need to try to find the adults with whom he has been involved, if only for health reasons.

64 posted on 08/03/2012 1:58:19 PM PDT by Tax-chick (Get another cat.)
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To: Tax-chick
Sorry about the misunderstanding. I meant to be brief.
Don't ask-don't tell is not an issue, ONLY if one also accepts that it goes without saying that don't do is an essential part of the deal.
65 posted on 08/03/2012 5:09:23 PM PDT by publius911 (Formerly Publius 6961, formerly jennsdad)
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To: publius911

Okay, I see your point.


66 posted on 08/04/2012 3:58:30 AM PDT by Tax-chick (Get another cat.)
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