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  -Boy Scout to outfit 50 in back-to-school drive (and an estimated 8,000 from others) The Straight Story  Aug-15-10 03:25 PM   #0 
  - That's nice. Boy Scouts of America is a homophobic discriminatory organization.  Bluebear   Aug-15-10 03:26 PM   #1 
  - So, by association, Matt Tolliver is  MrsMatt   Aug-15-10 03:41 PM   #2 
  - At the very least, he's heard about the controversy and been  ThomCat   Aug-15-10 04:20 PM   #7 
  - Wow.  Brickbat   Aug-15-10 04:21 PM   #8 
  - So, does this mean you approve of organizations teaching  ThomCat   Aug-15-10 04:34 PM   #11 
     - No, it doesn't mean that at all.  Brickbat   Aug-15-10 04:38 PM   #13 
     - It is a problem.  ThomCat   Aug-15-10 04:44 PM   #15 
        - Noted.  Brickbat   Aug-15-10 04:47 PM   #19 
        - Frankly, it says more about the Mormons than kids.  NutmegYankee   Aug-15-10 05:55 PM   #44 
           - The BSA didn't have to embrace bigotry.  ThomCat   Aug-15-10 06:08 PM   #47 
              - The BSA would have lost so much funding as to endanger the org  NutmegYankee   Aug-15-10 06:10 PM   #48 
                 - So you think that money is a valid reason to embrace bigotry?  ThomCat   Aug-15-10 06:16 PM   #51 
                    - Reasonable people understand it was blackmail.  NutmegYankee   Aug-15-10 06:24 PM   #52 
                       - If any one council and the troops in it are quietly accepting  ThomCat   Aug-15-10 06:38 PM   #56 
                          - If only you knew.  NutmegYankee   Aug-15-10 06:46 PM   #58 
                          - Good. I'm glad you are an ally.  ThomCat   Aug-15-10 06:51 PM   #60 
                             - Understood.  NutmegYankee   Aug-15-10 06:54 PM   #61 
                          - The troop that has been located at our church for many, many  JerseygirlCT   Aug-15-10 07:54 PM   #71 
                             - To do so would have meant the loss of their charter. n/t  oneshooter   Aug-15-10 08:49 PM   #77 
                                - If the leader truly disagreed with the national organization  JerseygirlCT   Aug-16-10 04:53 PM   #102 
     - You've no doubt been told before that not all troops peddle that hate.  KittyWampus   Aug-15-10 05:00 PM   #21 
        - Yes. I know.  ThomCat   Aug-15-10 05:08 PM   #22 
           - Are the scouts who are "very good people" still homophobic bigots? nt  hack89   Aug-15-10 05:15 PM   #25 
              - At the very least they've chosen to remain members of a  ThomCat   Aug-15-10 05:33 PM   #29 
                 - You really are bitter, aren't you?  hack89   Aug-15-10 06:57 PM   #63 
                 - Nice way to blow off the importance of discriminatory organizations.  ThomCat   Aug-15-10 07:01 PM   #64 
                 - Deleted message  Name removed   Aug-15-10 07:39 PM   #68 
                 - So your solution to bigotry is to shit all over a kid  hack89   Aug-15-10 10:07 PM   #82 
                    - So a gay talking about a discrimination is full of "hatred" & their compass is broken?  Bluebear   Aug-15-10 10:08 PM   #83 
                       - He labeled a young kid as a homophobic bigot  hack89   Aug-16-10 06:32 AM   #100 
                 - How do you see anything changing if not for  JerseygirlCT   Aug-16-10 04:55 PM   #103 
                    - The scouts I work with all the time  hack89   Aug-16-10 07:13 PM   #105 
                 - Gays in the military.  redwitch   Aug-15-10 07:57 PM   #72 
                    - The Military has to be a different matter  ThomCat   Aug-15-10 08:01 PM   #73 
                       - The military is also a public institution  PacerLJ35   Aug-16-10 07:45 PM   #108 
  - I really like you ThomCat, but I have to say  MrsMatt   Aug-15-10 04:33 PM   #10 
  - I think defending any organization that actively promotes bigotry  ThomCat   Aug-15-10 04:36 PM   #12 
  - ThomCat, I am not defending the organization  MrsMatt   Aug-15-10 04:43 PM   #14 
     - Not in this thread you're not.  ThomCat   Aug-15-10 04:46 PM   #17 
        - I guess we'll just have to disagree - n/t  MrsMatt   Aug-15-10 04:56 PM   #20 
        - How many people do you need to swing that broad brush? n/t  PavePusher   Aug-15-10 11:07 PM   #89 
  - It's quite different  RetroLounge   Aug-15-10 05:14 PM   #24 
     - Sorry - it was the first analogy I could think of. Obviously.  MrsMatt   Aug-15-10 05:35 PM   #31 
  - I spent years as a Boy Scout and became Eagle.  Radical Activist   Aug-15-10 05:15 PM   #26 
  - That's amazing!  ThomCat   Aug-15-10 05:39 PM   #36 
  - There was no reason for it to come up at scout meetings.  Radical Activist   Aug-15-10 05:54 PM   #43 
     - You may be right.  ThomCat   Aug-15-10 06:15 PM   #50 
  - I also am an Eagle scout and never heard discussions on Gays as a kid.  NutmegYankee   Aug-15-10 06:04 PM   #46 
  - Nice assumptions.  PavePusher   Aug-15-10 11:02 PM   #85 
  - My point is EXACTLY what I said. The Boy Scouts are a discriminatory homophobic organization.  Bluebear   Aug-15-10 05:34 PM   #30 
     - And the dems in power are as well - DADT and gay marriage. WHY would you vote for them?  The Straight Story   Aug-15-10 06:24 PM   #53 
        - +1  Contrary1   Aug-15-10 06:36 PM   #55 
        - Deleted message  Name removed   Aug-15-10 06:41 PM   #57 
        - Boy Scouts of America is a homophobic discriminatory organization.  Bluebear   Aug-15-10 09:49 PM   #81 
  - So how's your back-to-school clothing drive going? nt  WolverineDG   Aug-15-10 03:45 PM   #3 
  - +1. Organizations are what you make of them.  Statistical   Aug-15-10 03:50 PM   #5 
     - What gets me is this:  WolverineDG   Aug-15-10 06:31 PM   #54 
  - +1  LostinVA   Aug-15-10 03:51 PM   #6 
  - Oh well. "Organizations are what you make of them."  Bluebear   Aug-15-10 05:39 PM   #37 
  - People need to be reminded that this organization FIGHTS for  ThomCat   Aug-15-10 04:28 PM   #9 
  - +1  AlabamaLibrul   Aug-15-10 04:45 PM   #16 
  - Really?  digitaln3rd   Aug-15-10 04:47 PM   #18 
  - Take your passive aggressive snark elsewhere. The Boys Scouts FIGHT for the right to discriminate.  Bluebear   Aug-15-10 05:36 PM   #33 
  - No good deed goes unpunished. BTW, did you vote for Obama?  The Straight Story   Aug-15-10 05:24 PM   #28 
     - Of course I voted for Obama. What's your insinuation?  Bluebear   Aug-15-10 05:35 PM   #32 
        - What has been his stand on gays? (nt)  The Straight Story   Aug-15-10 05:37 PM   #34 
           - I would have thought you would have paid more attention. I don't have time to fill you in right now.  Bluebear   Aug-15-10 05:38 PM   #35 
              - So you won't be voting for him next election on principle?  The Straight Story   Aug-15-10 05:44 PM   #38 
                 - Deleted message  Name removed   Aug-15-10 05:45 PM   #40 
                 - I just said as much beneath you here. Fucking unreal.  Bluebear   Aug-15-10 05:46 PM   #42 
                 - Tryin' to pick a fight are ya? What's YOUR views on the homophobia of the BSA?  Bluebear   Aug-15-10 05:46 PM   #41 
                    - My view?  The Straight Story   Aug-15-10 06:04 PM   #45 
                       - well stated  MrsMatt   Aug-15-10 06:10 PM   #49 
                       - Try being someone who the Boy Scouts don't want to let IN & come back and comment.  Bluebear   Aug-15-10 09:44 PM   #79 
                          - So you not getting into the Boy Scouts  Stargazer09   Aug-15-10 11:02 PM   #86 
                          - Who said I "hate" every boy scout? Yeah, me not getting in is irritating & you tolerate it.  Bluebear   Aug-15-10 11:08 PM   #90 
                             - Sure  Stargazer09   Aug-15-10 11:12 PM   #93 
                                - I wouldn't let my kids in an organization that excluded blacks or Jews, for instance.  Bluebear   Aug-15-10 11:14 PM   #95 
                          - I'm female - don't think the boy scouts would let me join. n/t  MrsMatt   Aug-16-10 02:31 AM   #98 
                             - ha ha good one  Bluebear   Aug-16-10 10:33 AM   #101 
                       - +1  Stargazer09   Aug-15-10 06:46 PM   #59 
                          - 1) Nobody "bashed" the boy. 2) 'the organization as a whole isn't the evil monster ' =  Bluebear   Aug-15-10 09:45 PM   #80 
                             - Uh, no, I don't, actually  Stargazer09   Aug-15-10 11:00 PM   #84 
                                - 'Hatred such as yours' - Yes. always blame the victim.  Bluebear   Aug-15-10 11:06 PM   #88 
                                   - LOL  Stargazer09   Aug-15-10 11:11 PM   #92 
  - Good for him! Well done, Matt!  Brickbat   Aug-15-10 03:48 PM   #4 
  - Maybe his Eagle Scout project should have been GLBT rights?  RetroLounge   Aug-15-10 05:11 PM   #23 
  - No fundy nutballs here in Rhode Island  hack89   Aug-15-10 05:16 PM   #27 
     - If so, then I hope they are mounting a fight to overturn the BSA's  ThomCat   Aug-15-10 05:44 PM   #39 
        - I think they are more concerned with raising their kids.  hack89   Aug-15-10 06:54 PM   #62 
           - Then the BSA gets a never-ending pass to keep discriminating.  ThomCat   Aug-15-10 07:02 PM   #65 
              - Atheism is a choice, being gay is not  The Straight Story   Aug-15-10 07:22 PM   #66 
                 - Because the BSA discriminates against both.  ThomCat   Aug-15-10 07:28 PM   #67 
                    - As a Christian here I can tell you  The Straight Story   Aug-15-10 07:44 PM   #69 
                       - Christians face stereotyping, but Jews, Muslims and Buddhists don't?  ThomCat   Aug-15-10 07:52 PM   #70 
                          - I was talking about HERE on DU  The Straight Story   Aug-15-10 08:13 PM   #74 
                             - I'm talking about here on DU too.  ThomCat   Aug-15-10 08:34 PM   #76 
                                - Um...what the hell are you talking about?  The Straight Story   Aug-15-10 09:30 PM   #78 
  - Great, now are schools are being funded by militaristic homophobic bigots.  Odin2005   Aug-15-10 08:19 PM   #75 
  - Actually  Stargazer09   Aug-15-10 11:04 PM   #87 
     - Boy Scouts of America is a homophobic discriminatory organization.  Bluebear   Aug-15-10 11:09 PM   #91 
        - So don't join them  Stargazer09   Aug-15-10 11:13 PM   #94 
           - I can't join them, they won't have me. And you tolerate bigotry, ignoring me or not.  Bluebear   Aug-15-10 11:15 PM   #96 
              - +1,000,000,000,000,000,000  Odin2005   Aug-15-10 11:24 PM   #97 
  - I find it astonishing that so many choose to ignore the good deed this kid is doing.  proteus_lives   Aug-16-10 03:36 AM   #99 
  - Welcome to politics  PacerLJ35   Aug-16-10 07:41 PM   #106 
  - This sounds like a great project...my son became a Life Scout this past weekend, so he needs  Pendrench   Aug-16-10 07:11 PM   #104 
  - He's obviously an evil homophobic child if he's made it that far  PacerLJ35   Aug-16-10 07:42 PM   #107 
     - Hi PacerLJ35 - Thanks for your kind words...he also went to the Jamboree a few weeks ago and had a  Pendrench   Aug-16-10 09:32 PM   #110 
  - Good job  PacerLJ35   Aug-16-10 07:46 PM   #109 
 

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