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Old 05-31-2016, 07:36 AM
 
Location: Inland Northwest
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I can almost picture the author drumming her hands on the desk deep in thought...


AFC: something-something, is too white...too white...too white...
AFC: Crossfit?
AFC: Volunteering at homeless shelters?
AFC: Bowling?
AFC: Eureka!!! Girl Scouts....Girl Scouts are too White.
AFC: Boss!! Have I got a good one for you! mutters *effing gringos*


So people with an outsized sense of entitlement and resentment towards the culture that enables them are uninterested in civic organizations? Something must be done!


Ms. Campbell deserves a Pulitzer.

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Old 05-31-2016, 07:42 AM
 
Location: Places you dream of
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When you buy a box of Girl Scout Cookies, most of the money stays with the Girl Scout you purchased cookies from, her troop, and right here in our local community. None of the money made from actually selling cookies goes to the national organization--10 to 20 percent of the revenue—which goes towards programming, scholarships, or for local community service projects—while the regional council ends up with the bulk of the proceeds at 65 to 75 percent.
Nearly a century later, the Girl Scouts of the USA command a $700 million cookie empire, unloading 200 million boxes a year.


This is only about the cookies- not they clothe or dues- or any other sales- I think this is counter productive to fat America- I personally do NOT like the girls selling anything on the streets
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Old 05-31-2016, 07:57 AM
 
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Actually, the local Boy Scout troop gets 70% of the money from popcorn sales. Now the Girl Scouts get less than 10% of cookie sales. My daughter has been a leader for both and they are run completely different. Girl Scouts can't even have bake sales without the money going to the regional council. They want it all.
The Boy Scouts use their money for fun events for the boys, and helping with uniforms and badges. The Girl Scout money goes to the council and no one on the local level knows what they do with it.
This is disturbing could it all be a political ploy and we all think it is about selling cookies? People work on protecting the rainforest from human invasion, only to know those cookies are loaded with palm oil.


Keep sending your donations to save the orangutans, tigers, elephants, and rhinoceros......when all one has to do is stop eating a high calorie cookie that lines the pockets of a few elites.
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Old 05-31-2016, 07:59 AM
Status: "Not quite my tempo" (set 21 days ago)
 
Location: Bran's tree
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The US: Still Mostly White
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Old 05-31-2016, 08:10 AM
 
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Clearly somewhere, somehow white people must be racist, or at least not sufficiently welcoming. Since we all know that all groups are the same in all ways, the explanation that white people just happen to like conservation, camping, volunteering, citizenship, etc. more than blacks and Mexicans is not an acceptable explanation.


The Girl Scouts of the USA Is Struggling to Recruit Hispanic and African American Scouts - The Atlantic
That's what you learned from this article? Really??? You clearly show a lack of understanding on the subject. You are throwing at the wall and seeing if it sticks. LOL

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Old 05-31-2016, 09:06 AM
 
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Actually, the local Boy Scout troop gets 70% of the money from popcorn sales. Now the Girl Scouts get less than 10% of cookie sales. My daughter has been a leader for both and they are run completely different. Girl Scouts can't even have bake sales without the money going to the regional council. They want it all.
The Boy Scouts use their money for fun events for the boys, and helping with uniforms and badges. The Girl Scout money goes to the council and no one on the local level knows what they do with it.
Meanwhile the CEO is makes 1.6 million a year from the revenues. Nice job if you can get it!
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Old 05-31-2016, 09:19 AM
 
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The 104-year-old organization is having trouble recruiting black and Latina kids. Why?


Why does it matter? Major League Baseball is constantly wringing its hands about the lack of black kids playing baseball. Different groups like to do different things. I don't see what the problem is if hispanic and black girls aren't interested in the Girl Scouts.
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Old 05-31-2016, 09:21 AM
 
Location: louisville
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Why the "struggle" to recruit different colors. It's so dumb this diversity crap.
As long as they are not excluding colors who cares who the hell signs up.
So stupid.
Good points
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Old 05-31-2016, 09:33 AM
 
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Clearly somewhere, somehow white people must be racist, or at least not sufficiently welcoming. Since we all know that all groups are the same in all ways, the explanation that white people just happen to like conservation, camping, volunteering, citizenship, etc. more than blacks and Mexicans is not an acceptable explanation.
You want the truth I presume?
The Girl Scouts like the Boy Scouts have a reputation for being 'outdoorsy' and minorities don't tend to be the outdoorsy type. Further, the Girl Scout organization teaches self worth, discipline, unity, commitment, accountability, respect, work ethic, commerce...etc. Honestly, these are things that many minorities see no value in teaching as it is not easy...it requires time, work, commitment and quality parenting...I'm trying to be as PC as possible here...sorry if my point is a bit blurry....I'm trying hard to keep the blind from crying BIGOT.

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Any parent that sends the kids to the Boys or Girl Scouts is demented. These kids are forced to sell from door to door to support the high salary of the CEOs and higher ups.
Spoken like a true Libby....search with a magnifying glass for that one thing that sucks...and dismiss the 100 positives that lie on the surface in plain sight.
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Old 05-31-2016, 09:35 AM
 
Location: Tennessee
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Never heard of girl scout recruitment. Is that done these days? If not, no one has a beef. Just join.
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