Seascout-Net Mail Archive for April of 1999: RE: ACLU Sues Public Schools, Military
RE: ACLU Sues Public Schools, Military
Sat, 17 Apr 1999 20:44:56 -0400
While your comments were addressed to Bruce, please let me make a suggestion
that you consider discussing this topic on rec.scouting.issues where a
lively debate on this topic is going on now. While many of us are
politically active and enjoy a discussion like this, many others find the
debate fruitless as we are "preaching to the converted." Going back a
number of years on other Scouting newsgroups and mailing lists, a number of
valuable posters finally stopped participating as so much bandwidth was take
up with the three G's issues.
I look forward to discussing your thought and ideas on this subject in a
newsgroup devoted to topics like this.
Yours in Sea Scouting,
Samuel F. Marshall, Jr. e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
Skipper, Sea Scout Ship Scurvy Chaser 869, Salisbury Presbyterian Church,
Shawondassee District Chairman, Robert E. Lee Council
I used to be a Buffalo and a good ole Staffer too...but remain an Eagle (and
"If you want to build a ship, don't drum up the men to gather wood, divide
the work and give orders. Instead, teach them to yearn for the vast and
endless sea." Antoine Marie Roger de Saint-Exupery
[mailto:email@example.com]On Behalf Of David T.
Sent: Saturday, April 17, 1999 4:59 PM
Subject: Re: ACLU Sues Public Schools, Military
I'm tired of being told to keep quiet on issues that will have a
profound effect on the entire scouting movement, political or otherwise.
We should be allowed the to discuss such matters intelligently and
freely. How else are we to come to grips with the relentless efforts of
some who wish to cut the heart out of scoutiong? How else can we develop
a conscience, if not a strategy, regarding "...what we want to
Please reconsider your last order.
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