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Boy Scouts, Get Rid of Your Moles
scottfactor.com ^ | 02/14/2013 | Gina Miller

Posted on 02/14/2013 5:34:38 AM PST by scottfactor

For most of the last century, leftists have been infiltrating positions of power in our local, state and federal governments, our schools and every major institution. They have done this in order to promote godless, communist ideology and to subvert traditional American values based on true freedom (not to be confused with immoral license) and common-sense morality that ultimately stems from God’s Word. The result of this long-running invasion of our culture is a degeneracy of the soul and conscience of our nation.

Some of the most aggressive tools of the Left in our nation are the members of the militant homosexual movement. These people have been active for many decades. They have managed to insinuate their perverse agenda into the policy doctrines of corporate America, into the products of Hollywood and popular music, into our school kids’ heads and the public school curriculum, and ever-increasingly, into our laws by court precedent and direct legislation.

There is no area that is free from this assault. Those of us who have repeatedly warned that homosexual “rights” and our natural, God-given rights cannot coexist have been met with ridicule and irrational denials of the truth of this warning. Yet, it becomes increasingly clear that it’s true. The goal of the radical homosexual movement is to force society to unconditionally accept the degenerate behavior and presence of homosexuality in every area of society, no exceptions. This means that Christians will be forced to give deference to homosexuality in spite of their conscience and knowledge of the unnatural, unhealthy and immoral behavior that it is.

So, the militant homosexual campaign continues, and its targets often fold like accordions at the threats and intimidation tactics the homosexual bullies employ. We have all been watching this assault against the Boy Scouts of America. The homosexual radicals are fanatically pushing the Scouts to change their proper policy against the intrusion of homosexual Scout leaders and members. With the extreme, homosexual pressure being brought against this Christian organization, we see that the Scouts are wavering.

While it’s good that the Scouts have decided to postpone a decision on the homosexual matter until May, the fact that they would even consider a policy change that flies in the face of moral truth and Boy Scout tradition, shows how powerfully effective the homosexual bully tactics are.

How have the Scouts come to the point that they would even consider such a wrong-headed change? Besides outside pressure which includes homosexual activists targeting corporate sponsors and their powerful money strings, the Scouts have fallen prey to leftist infiltration of the Boy Scout administration itself. This is classic Left 101—invade the target, and work to change policy from within the organization.

Brave Christian warriors like Peter LaBarbera, Brad Wallace and the rest of the great crew of Americans for Truth About Homosexuality (AFTAH) have been fighting mightily against this attempted homosexual invasion of the Boy Scouts. They have been joined by numerous like-minded Christian family groups to call for the resignation of two Boy Scout executive board members, AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson and Ernst & Young CEO Jim Turley. These men have been aggressive pushers of the homosexual policy change from within the administrative ranks of the Boy Scouts.

In a recent report about the Scouts’ decision delay, AFTAH President Peter LaBarbera also calls for the two homosexual advocate moles to step down from the Executive Board:

Americans For Truth reiterates its call for the two corporate CEOs who reportedly are the strongest advocates for the pro-”gay” policy change — AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson and Ernst & Young CEO Jim Turley — to resign from the BSA’s Executive Board immediately. Regrettably, these two advocates of homosexuality have undermined the organization they are supposed to be serving. Through their ongoing pro-LGBT advocacy, they have instigated a massive and unnecessary public controversy that has already damaged the reputation of the Scouts.

“Out and proud” homosexuality may be the current rage in the corporate world, but it is not a Scouting value.

Homosexual activist groups were already pressuring the BSA to go even further than the ill-conceived proposal had envisioned and institute a national policy of blanket acceptance of homosexual members and Scoutmasters. Now “Gay Inc.” will be lobbying harder than ever for the Scouts to “go gay” — regardless of the damage this does to the BSA and the boys in its care.

So far your voice has checked the Homosexual Lobby’s high-powered activism. But we must be as relentless in our advocacy to preserve the (American) Scouts as a God-fearing, ”morally straight” organization as our adversaries are in lobbying for the Scouts to accommodate sexual immorality. Thank you for standing up for truth and making your voice heard.

Amen! We must not let this “lull” between now and the May decision stop us from continuing to let the Boy Scouts know (e-mail: pr@scouting.org, phone: 972-580-2000) that a change in the moral policy that would admit open homosexuals would be disastrous. Homosexual predators already worm their way into places where they have access to their target victims, and this would simply give the green light to a flood of sexual deviants to more easily influence and molest boys under their “care” and “mentoring.” Not only that, but it would drive out countless Christian leaders from the Boy Scouts, who would not violate their consciences and remain with an organization that would jeopardize the safety of boys by admitting homosexuals.

We should demand the resignation of the homosexual advocate moles who have infected the top leadership of the Boy Scouts of America. Turley and Stephenson, with their pro-homosexual agenda and the corporate wealth and influence they bring to the table, are a poison to the Boy Scouts. Although the Scouts have grown used to having the financial support of corporate America, they can learn to live without it if having it means compromising with sin. If they were to stand on their moral principles and reject the sinful acceptance of homosexuality in their organization, the support they would receive from Christian conservative America would be massive.

However, as Dr. Alan Keyes wisely pointed out in his excellent column, “Signs of Life from America’s True Conservatives,”

The sudden move to collapse the BSA's thus far successful moral stand apparently came about because of pressure from large corporate donors. Having infiltrated the organization's decision-making structure with their largesse, they threatened to withdraw their money unless the BSA caved to the pressure of the homosexual lobby. In effect, they weaponized their largesse, turning it into an instrument of organizational destruction. They then used this weapon to terrorize the BSA's decision makers. Either the BSA would abandon the moral identity that gave substance to the reputation it had built upon over more than a century of service to the nation's moral strength, or the corporate money barons would withhold the financial fix that supports the organization's materially high standard of living.

As usual, I'm struck by the way experience confirms the wisdom of Jesus Christ. He bluntly warned people of faith that "you cannot serve God and mammon." First folks let themselves get hooked on a diet of food offered to the idols of material security, comfort, and pleasure. Then they find that they have fallen prey to a Hobson's choice that takes God's course off the menu. That may be of no consequence to people who see and care for nothing in life that cannot be measured in material terms. But for people who have defined and dedicated their lives to activities and institutions built on moral and spiritual grounds, life in opposition to God-informed conscience is not life, but living death.

Thus far, the leaders of the BSA have decided to postpone adding the organization to the ranks of the living dead, which these days include the Girl Scouts, universities like Notre Dame and Harvard, and all too many churches and parishes enlisted in the emerging American version of China's state-dominated religion.

Dr. Keyes is right, as usual, and the Boy Scouts of America have a very important choice to make. Let’s pray they make the right one.


TOPICS: Politics; Religion; Society
KEYWORDS: bsa; gay; homosexual; homosexualagenda; scouting; scouts

1 posted on 02/14/2013 5:34:45 AM PST by scottfactor
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To: scottfactor

I am a former Boy Scout.

I strongly advocate the Boy Scouts stand their ground on this important issue, clearly and without wavering.

Forever.


2 posted on 02/14/2013 5:37:59 AM PST by Cringing Negativism Network
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To: scottfactor

“For certain people have crept in unnonticed who long ago were designated for this condemnation, ungodly people, who pervert the grace of our God into sensuality and deny our only Master and Lord, Jesus Christ.” (Jude 4)


3 posted on 02/14/2013 5:47:00 AM PST by circlecity
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To: scottfactor

BUMP!


4 posted on 02/14/2013 5:51:16 AM PST by Arcy (When the righteous are in authority, the people rejoice; But when a wicked man rules, people groan.)
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To: scottfactor; WXRGina

Mrs. RQSR hasn’t had the opportunity to read this one yet, but I know she will join me saying to you another good one Gina. Thanks for the post scottfactor.


5 posted on 02/14/2013 5:55:36 AM PST by rockinqsranch (Dems, Libs, Socialists, call 'em what you will, they ALL have fairies livin' in their trees.)
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To: scottfactor

I don’t understand why the homosexuals don’t understand that allowing homosexuals in the Boy Scouts will destroy the Boy Scouts.

Maybe that’s the real goal.


6 posted on 02/14/2013 6:02:22 AM PST by <1/1,000,000th%
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To: Cringing Negativism Network

And I agree they have to get rid of those two moles. Did they learn nothing from the Catholic Church.. .They have to stop taking corporate money too... They can survive and thrive


7 posted on 02/14/2013 6:08:12 AM PST by rocketmag
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To: rockinqsranch

Thank you, Mr. RQSR. :-)


8 posted on 02/14/2013 6:09:43 AM PST by WXRGina (The Founding Fathers would be shooting by now.)
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To: rocketmag

Nechaev, Sergei - “He despises and hates the present public morality in all its forms. For him only that is moral which contributes to the triumph of the revolution. All that obstructs this is immoral and criminal. Day and night he should have but one thought, one purpose - merciless destruction.
With the purpose of merciless destruction the revolutionary may and often must live in society, pretending to be something he is not. The revolutionary must penetrate everywhere: into the highest and the middle classes; into the merchant’s store; into the church; into the mansions of the aristocrat; into the worlds of bureaucracy, the military and literature. Our task is terrible, complete, universal and merciless destruction.”


9 posted on 02/14/2013 6:33:00 AM PST by Vehmgericht
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To: scottfactor

Should the boy scouts bend, they will become as irrelevant as the vapid, politically correct girl scouts.

You bend to mediocrity (which is the central tenet of progressives) you become one of the hive.

Resistance is futile, you will be assimilated.

Unless........


10 posted on 02/14/2013 6:34:14 AM PST by Da Coyote
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To: lula
"AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson and Ernst & Young CEO Jim Turley"
Both run megacorporations that are globalist crony-capitalist enterprises.

I have been proud to be an Eagle Scout for most of my life.

I know it would be a small thing if I were the only one to repudiate ANY use of AT&T services, but I feel obligated to stand up for the organization that probably kept me from being a complete loser.

If we don't stand up for ourselves, we deserve what we get.
11 posted on 02/14/2013 6:36:55 AM PST by plsjr (<>< what mankind "knows" is by trial and error; only the CREATOR really knows)
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To: scottfactor

I was also a Scout — and a staff trainer at a High Adventure base in the 1980s. High Adventure wilderness programs, at that time, were the ultimate expression of the Scouting movement.

I recommend that if some corporate sponsors, such as Ernst & Young and AT&T, are threatening to withdraw financial support for Scouting, then we need to contact other corporations that have demonstrated their support for Christian virtues and ask them to replace the withdrawn corporate sponsorships. Hobby Lobby and Chick-Fil-A come to mind, but there are many more.


12 posted on 02/14/2013 7:03:02 AM PST by Bryan
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To: <1/1,000,000th%
I don’t understand why the homosexuals don’t understand that allowing homosexuals in the Boy Scouts will destroy the Boy Scouts.

Maybe that’s the real goal.

Rest assured, they absolutely *do* understand the results of their desires. Yes the *real* ultimate goal is the destruction of the BSA.

the infowarrior

13 posted on 02/14/2013 7:25:10 AM PST by infowarrior
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To: infowarrior

14 posted on 02/14/2013 7:44:46 AM PST by Travis McGee (www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com)
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To: <1/1,000,000th%

That is their real goal.


15 posted on 02/14/2013 8:31:42 AM PST by ConjunctionJunction
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To: scottfactor

I’m a Scout leader with a growing troop and two son’s in the program. It sickens me to see this once fine organization turn their collective heads away from their oath to suck up to the popular culture. Boy Scouts are in a way anti-culture and should be proud of that.

I sent a letter to Wayne Brock, Chief Scout Executive calling for the immediate removal of any of these agitators. If the organization needs to shrink, so be it. I’ve been harping that Scouts needs us (Scouts and leaders) far more than we need them.

I honestly have no idea why their costs are so high that they require so much corporate sponsorship. My troop is fully self supporting. Each Scout pays $12 per year as does each scout leader. That’s about $35,000,000. We pay for camp, we pay for all activities,

Camp is a profit center. A few years ago, I was on staff for Cub Scout Day camp. The registration fee was $65 for 3 days (not bad) Each kid got a t-shirt ($4.00) besides that, we were allotted $5.00 for each scout for program costs. The other $56.00 went to insurance and profit.

Not that it’s wrong, but do we really need corporate money?


16 posted on 02/14/2013 9:44:15 AM PST by cyclotic (In a society of wolves, you do not fight back by creating more sheep-Dan Bongino)
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To: scottfactor

It won’t be enough for the BSA to merely decide to retain their policy regarding homosexuality (moral crookedness.) unless the Scouts purge this governing body of all those of a leftist ideology, this issue will keep cropping up. This issue must become as untenable as allowing pedophiles in.


17 posted on 02/14/2013 11:06:33 AM PST by fwdude ( You cannot compromise with that which you must defeat.)
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To: rocketmag
And I agree they have to get rid of those two moles.

It sounds like there are a lot more moles ensconced in this board than just these two, if it was possible for this board to vote to jettison the prohibition on homosexuality. There are like 30 board Members, so do the math.

18 posted on 02/14/2013 11:14:24 AM PST by fwdude ( You cannot compromise with that which you must defeat.)
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To: rocketmag
And I agree they have to get rid of those two moles.

It sounds like there are a lot more moles ensconced in this board than just these two, if it was possible for this board to vote to jettison the prohibition on homosexuality. There are like 30 board Members, so do the math.

19 posted on 02/14/2013 11:14:24 AM PST by fwdude ( You cannot compromise with that which you must defeat.)
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To: Bryan
12 ... I recommend that if some corporate sponsors, such as Ernst & Young and AT&T, are threatening to withdraw financial support for Scouting, then we need to contact other corporations that have demonstrated their support for Christian virtues and ask them to replace the withdrawn corporate sponsorships. ...

11/18/2009 - BSA announced its intention to purchase property near Mount Hope, WV, as the future home of The Summit Bechtel Family National Scout Reserve. The property was 10,600 acres (43 km2) in size. It would serve as the future home of the national scout jamboree, the Summit High Adventure Base, and the National Center for Scouting Excellence. The acquisition of the property and its construction was made possible through a donation from the Stephen D. Bechtel, Jr. Foundation. The $50 million donation was the largest in the history of the BSA. On October 22, 2010 the BSA announced that total donations had reached $100 million, including a $25 million donation from the Suzanne and Walter Scott Foundation. It will be 1 of 4 facilities managed by the National Council of the BSA (the others being Northern Tier (MN), Philmont (NM), and National Sea Base (FL).

5/30-6/02/2012 – BSA held its annual national business meeting in Orlando, FL. Telecom pioneer and Seattle Mariners co-owner, Wayne Perry, was elected as the BSA's 34th (volunteer) president. Perry, a life-long member of the LDS Church, began his career in telecommunications and was chairman and CEO of Edge Wireless until it was sold to AT&T in 2008. Sometime during the meeting, the “local option” resolution was delegated to a sub-committee. It was announced that AT&T had agreed to “light up” The Summit Bechtel Family National Scout Reserve in WV with wireless telecommunications capability in time for the 2013 National Jamboree just like it did for the 2010 National Jamboree at Ft. A.P. Hill, VA. This gift to the Reserve is reportedly of equal value to the Suzanne and Walter Scott Foundation’s donation of $25 million.

David Horowitz keeps up with the status of the philanthropic foundations in the U.S. - which in many cases were established by captains of industry who are no longer here. He says that the radical left began infiltrating the foundations after ~1975. Today over half of the foundations have boards of directors who are radical leftists, and they make foundation grants to their fellow travellers.

20 posted on 02/14/2013 4:58:30 PM PST by MacNaughton
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To: cyclotic
16 ... I sent a letter to Wayne Brock, Chief Scout Executive calling for the immediate removal of any of these agitators. ...

It does apppear that the CSE is part of the problem. He seems to be sympatico with Stephenson and Turley.

... I honestly have no idea why their costs are so high that they require so much corporate sponsorship. My troop is fully self supporting. Each Scout pays $12 per year as does each scout leader. That’s about $35,000,000. We pay for camp, we pay for all activities,

Don't conflate BSA national expenses with local council expenses. The local councils are expected to pay their own way (except for retirement and health insurance benefits) and have different budgets from the national HQ.

National BSA has to worry about ...
1. National and regional professional scouters salaries.
2. all professional (including the local councils) retirement benefits and health insurance.
3. updating and printing all the support books/manuals
4. maintaining BSA properties - the 4 national high adventure bases and the Irving HQ.

Camp is a profit center. A few years ago, I was on staff for Cub Scout Day camp. The registration fee was $65 for 3 days (not bad) Each kid got a t-shirt ($4.00) besides that, we were allotted $5.00 for each scout for program costs. The other $56.00 went to insurance and profit.

Those are all local council expenses. Council properties include the council service center and summer camps.

Not that it’s wrong, but do we really need corporate money?

That question is being asked more and more these days by volunteers of both political persuasions. National HQ and the National Executive Board are focused on the 2013 National Jamboree this summer. Getting that site ready has been a HUGE goal.

21 posted on 02/14/2013 5:26:31 PM PST by MacNaughton
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