At the annual National Boy Scout Jamboree in West Virginia, President Trump spoke to a massive crowd of 40,000 scouts. The scouts chanted “We Love Trump!” to the President.
“By the way, just a question,” Trump said. “Did President Obama ever come to a Jamboree?” The crowd roared back, “No,” Fox News reported. In his eight years as President, Obama was always too busy to attend a Jamboree of Boy Scouts.
Trump said Boy Scouts believe in putting America first, and referenced the Boy Scout Law, which the Scouts finished chanting in unison. Trump paused while they finished and said he was impressed.
Leftists who think Boy Scouts should include girls and gays have tried to kill the organization, and are mad at Trump’s speech to the Scouts.
“Many of my top advisers in the White House were Scouts,” Trump said. “Ten members of my Cabinet were Scouts. Can you believe that? Ten.” CNN quickly referenced this comment as “cringe-worthy.”
Left Wing Agenda
For years the Boy Scouts have been under attack by homosexual special interest groups–apparently being a volunteer “boy” scout displeases some liberals.
I’ve written extensively about the feminization of America’s boys, and legislative attempts to marginalize and even destroy the boys organization. Government should not be in the business of dictating the policies and religious convictions of private groups and charities. But that is exactly what one California lawmaker tried to do several years ago.
Sen. Ricardo Lara, D-Bell Gardens, authored a bill a few years ago to strip organizations like the Boy Scouts of their tax-exempt status if they wouldn’t abandon their long-held values, regardless of the fact that boys and parents voluntarily sign up for Boy Scouts. Lara’s bill tried to reward only nonprofits that adopt his twisted viewpoint on sexual orientation and gender identity, with tax-exempt status.
This ominous piece of legislation demonstrated that Lara was unafraid to use the tax code to punish anyone who disagrees with his homosexual agenda. Fortunately, SB 323 died from a lack of support of his colleagues.
The Feminization of Boys and Men
My son was a scout. From Cub Scouts through Eagle Scout, 1st grade through high school graduation, he benefitted in ways I cannot enumerate and could not have provided for him. The Boy Scouts do not discriminate – they invite all boys to participate. It’s only the parents with political agendas who make the scouts political, and distasteful.
For many years I even vociferously opposed the participation of moms in scouting, other than cub scout den mothers. We moms are women, and should not have much influence in how the Boy Scouts operate. It’s a guy thing and needs to remain so.
In fact, I often wonder why moms get involved at all in the older boy scouting. There are so few activities that allow sons to just hang out with other boys and do guy things… things that often make women say “ew.”
While Feminists have become more masculine with every passing year, men and boys have become wimpy, feminized and afraid of their own shadows.
At a Boy Scout meeting in the late 1990’s for my son who had been recently promoted to Boy Scout from Weeblos, I looked around the room and shivered. I leaned over to my husband and whispered, “There’s not a single male role model in this room.” Shortly after that meeting, my son changed Boy Scout troops to another where men ran the troop – although many pushy mothers tried.
Between the teachers, pushy feminist mothers, lawyers and Hollywood depicting men as idiots, men have been relegated to the dufus category and too many boys are cry babies. On the playground, boys can’t play chase – someone might get hurt. Boys can’t fight – someone might get hurt. They can’t play on the monkey bars or jungle gyms, or play King of the Hill, or tackle soccer, or anything that might involve getting roughed up. Even in dodge ball, boys get in trouble for throwing the ball too hard at girls.
The Boy Scouts of America is a private, non-profit organization and one of the largest youth organizations in the United States, with 2.7 million youth members and more than 1 million adult volunteers. Founded in 1910 as part of the international Scout Movement, more than 110 million Americans have been members of the BSA.
The Boy Scouts of America goal is to train youth in responsible citizenship, character development, and self-reliance through participation in a wide range of outdoor activities, educational programs, and, at older age levels, career-oriented programs in partnership with community organizations.
The apparent danger of achieving this goal is mind boggling lest the boys have too much fun, and along the way become productive, responsible members of American society.
Scouting values include trustworthiness, good citizenship, and outdoors skills, all taught through activities including camping, water sports, all levels of hiking and many other activities. And respect and leadership skills are always a part of the activities.
The Boy Scouts was the perfect organization for the homosexual community to attack–it’s all about the development of boys into men, and purely a guy thing.
This is what our society has become at the hands of leftists.
- Scout Oath
On my honor, I will do my best
To do my duty to God and my country;
To obey the Scout Law;
To help other people at all times;
To keep myself physically strong, mentally awake and morally straight.
- Scout Law
A Scout is trustworthy, loyal, helpful, friendly, courteous, kind, obedient, cheerful, thrifty, brave, clean, and reverent.
- Scout Motto
- Scout Slogan
Do a good turn daily
- Outdoor Code
As an American, I will do my best, to be clean in my outdoor manners, to be careful with fire, to be considerate in the outdoors, and to be conservation minded.
I’ve got news for the perpetually self-absorbed leftists and Democrats – everything is not about you… a little daily reverence, kindness and courteousness would be refreshing.