Tag: Girl Scouts

Join Jim and Greg as they welcome CNN’s Wolf Blitzer getting a reality check on police work. They also shudder as the far left starts lining up for cabinet spots in a possible Biden administration. And as the Girl Scouts delete an innocuous tweet congratulating Amy Coney Barrett because of complaints from lefties, Jim implores Americans to stand up for themselves and tell the mob to go pound sand.

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You’d need to live in a cave to have missed all the controversy about the Boy Scouts and the Girl Scouts. In past years, there have been plenty of criticisms in particular about Girl Scout cookies, calling it a racket, a scam, and big business. I was crestfallen as a young girl when it was time to sell cookies (we used to sell them door-to-door) and all the other girls had saturated the neighborhood before I even went out.

With all these negatives, the Girl Scouts, with their pledge to society and dedication to girlhood are inextricably linked to the cookies. (Our favorites are thin mints.) We buy them in February when the girls sell them with their moms in front of Publix. They work hard. So I was furious to find out that they had been ripped off by people using large counterfeit bills here in Florida. In my research, I discovered that this has happened in other states in the past few years, but to rip off the Girl Scouts–that’s the lowest:

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According to the Washington Times, the newly-rebranded Scouts BSA is not switching to co-ed troops. Instead, they’re creating new all-female Scout troops that co-exist alongside the all-male troops.

This sorta-kinda suggests that folks (myself included) may have been wrong to presume that this policy is all about watering-down the BSA to make it more girl-friendly. Instead, it really could be about creating opportunities for girls to get the sort of badass outdoor training and experience that helps foster values like self-sufficiency and individual responsibility that the Cookie Scouts of America seemingly refuses to provide, while still maintaining the benefit of single-sex troops.

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Hey, Boy Scouts of America, did you really think knuckling under to the Social Left was going to enhance your viability as an organization? You’re losing membership, and the Girl Scouts (a left-wing cookie distributing organization aligned with Planned Parenthood) are warning you not to poach any girls to make up for the boys who looked at your transgender initiative and banning water gun fights and said, “Not for me.”

“I formally request that your organization stay focused on serving the 90 percent of American boys not currently participating in Boy Scouts … and not consider expanding to recruit girls,” wrote GSUSA President Kathy Hopinkah Hannan in a letter sent this week to the president of the Boy Scouts of America, Randall Stephenson.

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Hello Ricochet! Your Olive is alive and well. Please excuse my long absence. My niece sent me an email asking me to give towards her Girl Scout troop. Her parents don’t share my worldview, and may be unaware of the Girl Scouts’ support of Planned Barrenhood. If I mentioned this in a note to my niece it might seem […]

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As a parent among parent, and a scout who raised scouts, this is a must post. In a blog post on their official website, Girl Scouts are now open to anyone who identifies as a girl. Divine died too young. From Andrea Bastiani Archibald, Ph.D., Chief Girl Expert, GSUSA, on the official site: If a […]

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