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Girl Scout CEO Makes YouTube Plea Against Cookiecott
Breitbart ^ | 22 Feb 2014 | Austin Ruse

Posted on 02/25/2014 6:19:35 AM PST by Morgana

There is now little doubt that the Girl Scout cookie boycott is having an effect on cookie sales this year.

Girl Scout spokesman Kelly Parisi went on The O’Reilly Factor this week to try and defuse the mounting controversy, and Girl Scout executives have sent threatening letters to their critics.

Girl Scout CEO Anna Marie Chavez took to YouTube on Thursday to deny all charges leveled by the boycotters and to deny at least one charge they haven’t even made.

“Recently, various individuals and organizations announced their intention to boycott GS cookies this year, based on mistaken beliefs about our movement," Chavez said. "These same individuals also believe the Girl Scouts has become too political.”

“We do not now, nor have we ever, had a relationship with Planned Parenthood," she claimed. "Girl Scouts of the USA believes that reproductive issues are deeply private issues best left to families. I find it unsettling that anyone would use the Girl Scout brand to have very adult conversations. A box of Girl Scout cookies is not a political statement.”

“We are committed to serving God and our country," she said. “I hope I have cleared up any misconceptions out there about the nature of the Girl Scout movement and what it means to buy Girl Scout cookies.”

Girl Scout watchdog groups say Chavez has cleared up nothing and responded with a flurry of fact checks provided to Breitbart News.

When Chavez insists the Girl Scouts have never had a relationship with Planned Parenthood, Girl Scout critics point to the 2004 admission made by Chavez’s predecessor, Kathy Cloninger, on The Today Show: “We have relationships with our church communities, with YWCAs, and with Planned Parenthood organizations across the country.”

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1 posted on 02/25/2014 6:19:35 AM PST by Morgana
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To: narses; little jeremiah; Salvation; NYer; GeronL; onyx; All

We are having an affect on them.

“The Girl Scouts have already scrubbed their web site of objectionable content in response to the boycott, and now the apology tour continues.”

http://www.lifenews.com/2014/02/24/girl-scouts-ceo-denies-planned-parenthood-links-in-video-responding-to-cookie-boycott/

They are trying to hide their relations with Planned Parenthood.


2 posted on 02/25/2014 6:21:59 AM PST by Morgana (Always a bit of truth in dark humor.)
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To: Morgana

American Heritage Girls

https://www.ahgonline.org/


3 posted on 02/25/2014 6:22:10 AM PST by stars & stripes forever (Blessed is the nation whose God is the Lord.)
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To: Morgana

Actions create reactions,
And words do too.
Rules that are changed,
Affect me and you.

Stay with Core Values,
Long tried and true,
History will judge
What you and I do.


4 posted on 02/25/2014 6:26:28 AM PST by Graewoulf (Democrats' Obamacare Socialist Health Insur. Tax violates U.S. Constitution AND Anti-Trust Law.)
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To: Morgana

Tough cookies. It’s one of the few points of leverage we have to boycott them. They thumb their noses at middle America and Conservatives and then beg for our money. STUFF IT!


5 posted on 02/25/2014 6:26:49 AM PST by Obadiah (I Like Ted.)
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To: Morgana

“Recently, various individuals and organizations announced their intention to boycott GS cookies this year, based on mistaken beliefs about our movement,” Chavez said.

Movement? I always thought it was an organization. She betrays her politics and ideological affiliations in the way she speaks.


6 posted on 02/25/2014 6:27:19 AM PST by ameribbean expat
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To: Morgana

BS and GS are dead to me.


7 posted on 02/25/2014 6:29:44 AM PST by LibLieSlayer (FROM MY COLD, DEAD HANDS! BETTER DEAD THAN RED!)
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To: Morgana

Some Girl Scouts had a table set up outside a local store selling cookies the other day.

They asked me if I wanted to buy some. I politely declined, never mentioning Planned Parenthood or any specific issue.

One of the little brats muttered an obscenity at me under her breath. I am through with the Girl Scouts.


8 posted on 02/25/2014 6:31:24 AM PST by Buckeye McFrog
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To: LibLieSlayer

Same here.


9 posted on 02/25/2014 6:35:52 AM PST by Morgana (Always a bit of truth in dark humor.)
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To: Morgana

Well Ms. CEO Anna Marie Chavez — Prove it!!! Make the organization match your words. Otherwise you are just another snake oil saleswoman.


10 posted on 02/25/2014 6:39:11 AM PST by areukiddingme1 (areukiddingme1 is a synonym for a Retired U.S. Navy Chief Petty Officer and tired of liberal BS.))
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To: Morgana
This sums up the root of the GS problem:

Critics also blanche at Chavez’s statement: “To quote the Girl Scout Promise: We are committed to serving God and our country.” God became optional back in the 90s.

11 posted on 02/25/2014 6:40:08 AM PST by grellis (I am Jill's overwhelming sense of disgust.)
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To: Morgana

I don’t know about you folks, but I like girl scout cookies because they taste like babies.


12 posted on 02/25/2014 6:42:02 AM PST by ImJustAnotherOkie (zerogottago)
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To: Morgana

The new cookies are gross anyways. You’d have to have no tastebuds to enjoy eating those gross cardboard disasters.


13 posted on 02/25/2014 6:42:13 AM PST by Politicalkiddo (Forgiveness is the fragrance that the violet sheds on the heel that has crushed it. -M. Twain)
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To: Morgana

So now we can add LYING to the list of reasons to boycott the gay/abort scouts


14 posted on 02/25/2014 6:42:34 AM PST by Mr. K (If you like your constitution, you can keep it...Period.)
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To: areukiddingme1

GS leadership was “banking” on the idea that so called conservatives would spout off, but in the end would not have the will power or courage to say no to those cute little girls they are prostituting for their agenda. They figured that when confronted with pushy moms and sweet little girls that in the end even the most hardened would buy at least a box.

They were wrong. Our strength lies in the courage of our convictions and fearlessness in speaking and acting for truth. Think I am overstating it? Imagine the pressure around the water cooler to buy a box when everyone else has.


15 posted on 02/25/2014 6:50:12 AM PST by longfellowsmuse (last of the living nomads)
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16 posted on 02/25/2014 6:50:26 AM PST by DJ MacWoW (The Fed Gov is not one ring to rule them all)
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To: Morgana

Can’t take it, huh? Maybe the unborn and newly born babies being slaughtered with your support aren’t too happy either.

Sorry, CEO-ette, keep hanging around with the baby-killing Planned Predators, and get your reward.

Both the GSA and the BSA are now pathetic remnants of what they once were. I have no use for either.


17 posted on 02/25/2014 6:53:47 AM PST by laweeks
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To: grellis
We are committed to serving God Planned Predators and our country.”
18 posted on 02/25/2014 6:56:23 AM PST by laweeks
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To: Morgana
They can go to hell. I challenged them on their support for transgendered children in their ranks, and their answer was acceptance: they couldn't understand the abuse these children are subjected to.

And then they play the God card.

19 posted on 02/25/2014 6:56:29 AM PST by Salvavida (The restoration of the U.S.A. starts with filling the pews at every Bible-believing church.)
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To: Buckeye McFrog
They asked me if I wanted to buy some. I politely declined, never mentioning Planned Parenthood or any specific issue.

Oh, I DID say something. I called the adult in the booth over to me and told them exactly how I felt. She denied any Planned Predator affiliation, so I corrected her and suggested she think twice about her little ones participation in anything to do with the filthy, bloody baby-killers. She looked at me dumbfounded, and I walked away.

20 posted on 02/25/2014 7:00:10 AM PST by laweeks
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To: All
So the Girl Scouts are between a rock and a hard place. If they cut ties with Planned Parenthood, the Left will give them the same treatment as they gave the Susan G. Komen folks.

It's like a version of the Brezhnev Doctrine.

21 posted on 02/25/2014 7:00:49 AM PST by Lysandru
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To: Morgana
“We do not now, nor have we ever, had a relationship with Planned Parenthood," she claimed

A pathetic, filthy lie. Not only that, but there are claims that up to 85% of their D.C. headquarters are headed by homosexuals. For our housewives to stick their heads in the sand so blatantly and to listen to this crap is so very sad for our little girls.

22 posted on 02/25/2014 7:02:52 AM PST by laweeks
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To: Morgana

I have no sympathy for this person.


23 posted on 02/25/2014 7:04:12 AM PST by trisham (Zen is not easy. It takes effort to attain nothingness. And then what do you have? Bupkis.)
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To: Morgana

Sexual deviancy involving children cannot and must not be supported. Both the GSA and the BSA have stated policies counter to a healthy approach for children.


24 posted on 02/25/2014 7:04:48 AM PST by CodeToad (Keeping whites from talking about blacks is verbal segregation!)
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To: LibLieSlayer

BS also?


25 posted on 02/25/2014 7:19:43 AM PST by goodnesswins (R.I.P. Doherty, Smith, Stevens, Woods.)
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To: Morgana
Cookiecott

I like that --

I used to see girl scouts swarm the neighborhood for cookie buyers -- but haven't seen any in two years now.

26 posted on 02/25/2014 7:35:20 AM PST by Uncle Chip
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To: Morgana

Just tuck a few dollars into their can and tell them to put it toward a tent; the local will get that money and not the National. I always let them no I’ve support them locally.


27 posted on 02/25/2014 7:36:07 AM PST by MSF BU (n)
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To: Morgana

Did GSUSA champion Sarah Palin when she ran as a VP nominee a few years back?

Or do they only save their praise for lying liberals like Wendy Davis and Sillybus/Sebelius?


28 posted on 02/25/2014 7:39:16 AM PST by a fool in paradise ("Health care is too important to be left to the government.")
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To: goodnesswins

Yes.


29 posted on 02/25/2014 7:43:47 AM PST by B Knotts (Just another Tenther)
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To: Graewoulf

Watch your thoughts
they become words.
Watch your words
they become actions.
Watch your actions
they become habit.
Watch your habits
they become your character.
Watch your character
it becomes your destiny.


30 posted on 02/25/2014 8:03:52 AM PST by pke
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To: Morgana
Excellent Morgana.....They are using little girls to hide behind to shield themselves from exposure of the evil they love but call us the wrongdoers...
31 posted on 02/25/2014 8:11:53 AM PST by virgil283 (When the sun spins, the cross appears, and the skies burn red)
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To: Morgana

I love, love, love boycotts!

Even if they are done in opposition to something I believe in, they are the best form of free speech we have. Nothing gets a message across better.

LONG LIVE FREE SPEECH !!!


32 posted on 02/25/2014 8:20:46 AM PST by Lorianne (fedgov, taxporkmoney)
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To: ameribbean expat

Good catch. I had missed that.
It is very telling.


33 posted on 02/25/2014 8:25:00 AM PST by Lorianne (fedgov, taxporkmoney)
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To: Morgana

There is now little doubt that the Girl Scout cookie boycott is having an effect on cookie sales this year.

***
Woohoo! Good news!


34 posted on 02/25/2014 8:33:46 AM PST by Bigg Red (O LORD, our Lord, how majestic is your name in all the earth! Ps 8)
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To: LibLieSlayer

BS and GS are dead to me.

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Same here.


35 posted on 02/25/2014 8:34:40 AM PST by Bigg Red (O LORD, our Lord, how majestic is your name in all the earth! Ps 8)
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To: Morgana

GFY, girl scouts.


36 posted on 02/25/2014 8:35:27 AM PST by NorthMountain
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To: Lysandru

...the Left will give them the same treatment as they gave the Susan G. Komen folks.

***
Recently, I received a mailer from Kohl’s offering a discount on my purchase and promising to donate some percentage to Komen. I sent them an email explaining that I would not be participating in this sale because of the Komen association with Planned unParenthood.


37 posted on 02/25/2014 8:39:59 AM PST by Bigg Red (O LORD, our Lord, how majestic is your name in all the earth! Ps 8)
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To: Buckeye McFrog
they asked if I wanted to buy some

I think the way I'm going to handle it is to say that "I won't buy the cookies, but here's a few dollars to use for your troop's activities". The girls will be happy and the parents will get the message.

38 posted on 02/25/2014 8:41:54 AM PST by grania
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To: laweeks

“Can’t take it, huh? Maybe the unborn and newly born babies being slaughtered with your support aren’t too happy either.”

You have it all wrong. There would be more to buy their over priced cookies and more girls to sell them had they not all been ABORTED!


39 posted on 02/25/2014 9:15:02 AM PST by Morgana (Always a bit of truth in dark humor.)
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To: Bigg Red

Me too. Check my tag line.

Former Scoutmaster


40 posted on 02/25/2014 9:19:20 AM PST by cyclotic (Hey BSA-I'm gone. Walk Worthy-traillifeusa.com)
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To: goodnesswins

Since they embraced homosexuals and turned hard left... yes.


41 posted on 02/25/2014 9:32:56 AM PST by LibLieSlayer (FROM MY COLD, DEAD HANDS! BETTER DEAD THAN RED!)
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To: Morgana

If you like you insurance you can keep your insurance.

Just another obama supporter lying.


42 posted on 02/25/2014 9:34:48 AM PST by longtermmemmory (VOTE! http://www.senate.gov and http://www.house.gov)
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To: areukiddingme1

If she wants to “prove it” she should resign.


43 posted on 02/25/2014 9:39:34 AM PST by longtermmemmory (VOTE! http://www.senate.gov and http://www.house.gov)
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To: All

pro-abortion (code for underage sex)
pro-homosexual (aka recruiting)
pro-feminist (aka hate the usa)
pro-dependance (aka big government)

there is no reason to support them.


44 posted on 02/25/2014 9:45:39 AM PST by longtermmemmory (VOTE! http://www.senate.gov and http://www.house.gov)
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To: Morgana
“Can’t take it, huh? Maybe the unborn and newly born babies being slaughtered with your support aren’t too happy either.”

"You have it all wrong. There would be more to buy their over priced cookies and more girls to sell them had they not all been ABORTED!"

I doubt if they even think that far . . . effects on their economy and the nation's economy should have stopped abortions over 40 years ago. Abortion is a selfish solution to their current problems.

45 posted on 02/25/2014 9:46:55 AM PST by laweeks
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To: MSF BU
Just tuck a few dollars into their can and tell them to put it toward a tent

I wouldn't even buy them a tent . . . they're already under the "umbrella" of the man/baby/marriage/heterosexual hating murderers of the Planned Predators. To holy hell with the lot of them.

46 posted on 02/25/2014 9:51:08 AM PST by laweeks
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To: Lysandru
If they cut ties with Planned Parenthood, the Left will give them the same treatment as they gave the Susan G. Komen folks.

They and the mothers of these little girls asked for it. Their whole affiliation with these monsters should have been headed off early. And, by the way, Susan G. Komen is still involved with the pink ribbons bitches.

47 posted on 02/25/2014 9:53:43 AM PST by laweeks
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To: grania

The Girl Scouts have to prebuy all the cookies. The girls then have to sell them.

Donating to a troop direct is better, but there is still a cut that goes to the HQ.


48 posted on 02/26/2014 10:25:20 AM PST by redgolum ("God is dead" -- Nietzsche. "Nietzsche is dead" -- God.)
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To: laweeks

This reminds you of the Susan Kohmer for a Cure controversy from a couple of years ago. It seems that the ladies of fashion like to have fashionable opinions to go with their fashionable clothes and of course they only support fashionable causes don’t you know. Empty headed women with no character.


49 posted on 02/26/2014 2:00:14 PM PST by cradle of freedom
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