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polmaven Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu May-14-09 08:58 AM
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11. My only comment is...
well.... :scared:
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  -WTF?-Boy Scouts Training to "Confront Terrorism, Illegal Immigration & Escalating Border Violence" kpete  May-14-09 08:35 AM   #0 
  - Hitler Youth - Right here in the good old USA  matt819   May-14-09 08:39 AM   #1 
  - That was the first thought that popped into my head.  liberalmuse   May-14-09 08:43 AM   #5 
  - Let's put on military costumes and pretend we're BAD ASS!!!  Echo In Light   May-14-09 09:49 AM   #28 
  - first thing that came to mind, too  northernlights   May-14-09 10:15 AM   #36 
  - exactly my thought when I saw that photo . . .  OneBlueSky   May-14-09 10:30 AM   #43 
     - You sound like my Libertarian high school Econ teacher.  LooseWilly   May-17-09 05:52 AM   #61 
  - Being discussed here ------>  onehandle   May-14-09 08:41 AM   #2 
  - JUst had finished this in the Times on-line and had same reaction--Zeig Heil baby  abq e streeter   May-14-09 08:42 AM   #3 
  - I don't have a problem with this...  snooper2   May-14-09 08:42 AM   #4 
  - For sure. Which is worse -- lazy kids or kids training to be assassins?  Buzz Clik   May-14-09 08:44 AM   #7 
  - Oh come on-  snooper2   May-14-09 09:37 AM   #19 
     - Really? Bullet-proof vests? Simulated assault rifles? What do you think they're training for?  Buzz Clik   May-14-09 09:48 AM   #25 
     - Yes, assassins are at least subtle.  Jester Messiah   May-14-09 10:00 AM   #32 
  - Good one  Kolesar   May-14-09 09:37 AM   #20 
  - Sweet jeebus!  Buzz Clik   May-14-09 08:43 AM   #6 
  - "Paperzz, pleazzzz."  leveymg   May-14-09 08:44 AM   #8 
  - Ahhh - fucking Nazi wannabes...  TankLV   May-14-09 08:48 AM   #9 
  - onward christian soldiers nt  msongs   May-14-09 08:50 AM   #10 
  - .  Echo In Light   May-14-09 09:41 AM   #23 
  - My only comment is...  polmaven   May-14-09 08:58 AM   #11 
  - Oh, gosh, they're not training them to take on the CIA, are they? Your own  Joe Chi Minh   May-14-09 09:06 AM   #12 
  - About what I'd expect from the talebangelicals... [nt]  Jester Messiah   May-14-09 10:02 AM   #34 
  - No surprise here  bluescribbler   May-14-09 09:12 AM   #13 
  - It all depends on the pack leader.  knitter4democracy   May-14-09 09:15 AM   #14 
  - Naturally, I assume they're getting RIGOROUS legal training as well  Canuckistanian   May-14-09 09:21 AM   #15 
  - In some ways, this is a return to the original purpose of Boy Scouts.  aikoaiko   May-14-09 09:23 AM   #16 
  - Deleted. Mistaken.  Joe Chi Minh   May-14-09 09:38 AM   #21 
     - We don't torture anymore.  aikoaiko   May-14-09 09:40 AM   #22 
        - Thank you for that. It's great news. I'll delete it.  Joe Chi Minh   May-14-09 09:51 AM   #29 
        - But, it's just occurred to me: What about the School of the Americas?  Joe Chi Minh   May-14-09 10:43 AM   #49 
  - And right near by in Vista, CA the school board is proposing to declare a Carrie Prejean day  AnotherMother4Peace   May-14-09 09:30 AM   #17 
  - Cool. Send your kid to school that day with a fake lobotomy scar.  Buzz Clik   May-14-09 09:49 AM   #27 
  - Please tell me this is a joke....  rvablue   May-14-09 12:07 PM   #55 
     - This was on the local TV news this AM & knowing the Vista School Board, I'm sure it's true.  AnotherMother4Peace   May-14-09 07:48 PM   #59 
  - Blackwater -Jr. Division  Mendocino   May-14-09 09:32 AM   #18 
  - Why should anybody be surprised?  Wednesdays   May-14-09 09:47 AM   #24 
  - This is frustrating....copied from my Latest posting  CRK7376   May-14-09 11:20 AM   #53 
     - How 'bout giving us a little more detail on what other things they could be learning  clear eye   May-17-09 05:43 AM   #60 
  - gawd bless the little brown shirts. Soon they'll be turning in their parents.  soothsayer   May-14-09 09:49 AM   #26 
  - That seems a little extreme for kids that age  rockymountaindem   May-14-09 09:52 AM   #30 
  - And how is this different from the Hitler Youth program? n/t  FourScore   May-14-09 09:54 AM   #31 
  - ## PLEASE DONATE TO DEMOCRATIC UNDERGROUND! ##  DU GrovelBot   May-14-09 10:00 AM   #33 
  - There was none of this nonsense in our troop 10 years ago.  Doremus   May-14-09 10:09 AM   #35 
  - This is an Explorer Post...not a Scout Troop.  brendan120678   May-14-09 10:22 AM   #37 
  - THis is really nothing new -- the military has been infiltrating middle and high schools for years  nichomachus   May-14-09 10:22 AM   #38 
  - What's wrong with JROTC / YM like programs?  X_Digger   May-14-09 10:30 AM   #42 
     - All of it -- every single bit of it -- the whole freaking thing  nichomachus   May-14-09 10:39 AM   #46 
        - How about discipline and physical fitness?  X_Digger   May-14-09 10:43 AM   #50 
           - Come on  nichomachus   May-14-09 10:58 AM   #51 
              - Come on yourself..  X_Digger   May-14-09 11:14 AM   #52 
  - I was an Eagle Scout  Zodiak   May-14-09 10:24 AM   #39 
  - A lot has changed simce the Mormons took over the Boy Scouts n/t  nichomachus   May-14-09 10:37 AM   #44 
  - Little Eichmanns. How charming...  johnfunk   May-14-09 10:24 AM   #40 
  - The 'California ain't what it used to be' story of the day  Bluenorthwest   May-14-09 10:27 AM   #41 
  - Ohh... we gots our rednecks here in CA.... we gots 'em aplenty...  LooseWilly   May-17-09 06:01 AM   #62 
  - Adding more warriors for the War on (Certain) Drugs  MagickMuffin   May-14-09 10:38 AM   #45 
  - Two words: Mission creep  nichomachus   May-14-09 10:39 AM   #47 
  - Well, it shouldn't be any surprise...  pink-o   May-14-09 10:40 AM   #48 
  - Sounds like a great way to get a few scouts killed. This is remarkably stupid  old mark   May-14-09 11:39 AM   #54 
  - It sounds like fiction, but it's not. This is truly frightening.  krabigirl   May-14-09 12:22 PM   #56 
  - they are explorers  paulsby   May-14-09 12:43 PM   #57 
  - spent a lot of time in boy scouts, had kids go thru cub scouts  dembotoz   May-14-09 12:48 PM   #58 
  - america is really a fucked up country  Amaya   May-17-09 07:19 AM   #63 
 

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