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Thu Sep 5, 2019, 04:18 PM

Entire fire company shuttered because they wouldn't address member's Proud Boys connection

A Pennsylvania fire company was shuttered by town officials Wednesday after officials at the company refused to address that one of their volunteer firefighters was affiliated with the extremist group the Proud Boys.
Officials in Haverford Township, in Delaware County, were informed on Aug. 12 that a volunteer with the Bon Air Fire Company was affiliated with "an organization described as an extremist group," the township's manager David Burman wrote in a statement released Thursday.

The township immediately launched an investigation into the allegations, which included an interview with the volunteer, who admitted he was involved with the Proud Boys, Burman said. The volunteer revealed he had attended social gatherings hosted by the group and had passed two of four of the group's initiation steps "which includes hazing.


Burman's statement quoted the group's "self-proclaimed basic tenet," posted on their website that they are "Western chauvinists who refuse to apologize for creating the modern world." The proclamation belongs to the Proud Boys, who "are known for anti-Muslim and misogynistic rhetoric," according to the Southern Poverty Law Center, which designates them as a hate group. Women and transgender men are not allowed in the group.
While the volunteer "indicated that he had attempted to distance himself from the group in recent months" Burman and a police official met with Bon Air Fire Company officials on Aug. 14 to address "the seriousness of this matter and urged the fire company to address it."

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/entire-fire-company-shuttered-because-they-wouldnt-address-members-proud-boys-connection/ar-AAGReaP

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Response to mfcorey1 (Original post)

Thu Sep 5, 2019, 04:35 PM

1. "Western chauvinists who refuse to apologize for creating the modern world.'

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Response to elleng (Reply #1)

Thu Sep 5, 2019, 04:51 PM

3. yep, it would take days and volumes to show how that's just stupid

A few examples:

the Real McCoy

cities without traffic signals?

gay inventor of computer age

torpedoes away

amazing Grace

That is enough to show that the Proud Boys are really Ignorant Boys.

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Response to mfcorey1 (Original post)

Thu Sep 5, 2019, 04:41 PM

2. are the Proud Boys afraid they'll catch cooties?

Poor li'l boys only want other li'l boys in their club.

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Response to mfcorey1 (Original post)

Thu Sep 5, 2019, 06:45 PM

4. "the proud boys" are just a group of un-American nazis

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Thu Sep 5, 2019, 08:02 PM

5. I guess that all the firemen are now proud boys

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