Tag Archive for Boy Scouts

Tea Party Candidate Lynn Schott’s Misleading Campaign Platform Promotes Old Register Endorsement as New

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Tea Bagger/Tea Party Republican Lynn Schott thinks the third time is a charm; she’s launched her third bid for Irvine City Council with a platform that calls for some interesting projects — namely a convention center in Irvine at the great Park no less– with no plans on how it will be financed, but she’s deliberately lying to voters with a misleading line that she’s been endorsed by the Orange County Register.

Greenhut suggests holding Scout Leader to Scout Oath.

Now where have I heard that before? In a post this afternoon on the Orange Punch Blog Steven Greenhut related to his readers his increasing disgust at the actions of OC Scouting executive Les Baron and his “lame” letter to supporters in response to the Orange County Register’s revelations of the Key West fiasco. I’ve…

Greenhut demands Honor for Scouts

In my previous post I mistakenly stated that the Orange County Register’s Steven Greenhut had failed to criticize the Boy Scouts for their executive excursion to Key West. Steven did respond on June 12th on Orange Punch blog. Today, Greenhut has called for the resignation of OC Scouting honcho Les Baron in his post “Scout…

Scout’s Honor

Today Orange County Register investigative reporters Tony Saavedra and Teri Sforza delivered a follow-up to their report on the Orange County Boy Scouts vacation “Conference” at a Key West, FL resort in January of this year. Today were learn that the Boy Scouts of America Orange County Council sent out letters HERE to 40,000 volunteers…

Cunningham/Greenhut wrong about Human Relations Commission

In a post on the right-wing-nut RedCounty/OCBlog Matt Cunningham/Jubal criticizes the Orange County Board of Supervisors for their tentative decision to continue funding for the Orange County Human Relations Commission (HRC). The Board of Supervisors this week decided in a 4-1 straw vote to continue tapping OC taxpayers to bankroll the HRC. Only Supervisor John…

Okay, where’s the outrage?

On Friday, the Orange County Register published its investigative report on the extravagant tastes of the Orange County Boy Scouts leadership Boy Scouts execs splurge. In December 2006 the Orange County Boy Scout Council issued a plea for support after they lost $150,000 in current funding and $300,000 in funding for the 2007 fiscal year from…