Montreal Simon: The Day Donald Trump Revealed His Inner Fuhrer

He's been rehearsing for the role for a long time, from the days when he kept a copy of Hitler's speeches on his bedside table.And yesterday Donald Drumph finally got his chance to play his Nazi hero. When he turned a Boy Scout Jamboree into a partisan political meeting.Read more »

The Disaffected Lib: Who Do They Think They Are, the Vatican?

It’s going to be a tough two weeks for the Boy Scouts of America as details pour out of the organization’s decades of suppressing information about child molesters in their midst. A Los Angeles Times review of 1600 confidential files dating from 1970 to 1991 has found that scouting officials frequently urged admitted offenders to ...

Progressive Proselytizing: Why Boy Scouts of America is allowed to discriminate: Comparing US and Canadian human rights laws

I recently expressed outrage over the Boy Scouts of America’s decision to continue banning members who were LGBT or atheists/agnostics. Ideally, groups like BSoA would be able to figure out for themselves that this homophobic and discriminatory policy is not acceptable. But there is also a legal question as to how it is that such ...

Progressive Proselytizing: Boy Scouts of America’s despicable anti-gay policy and the suffering of LGBT youth

The ever convoluted path towards full LGBT equality took another turn for the worst: “The Boy Scouts of America on Tuesday said the organization would continue to deny gay people membership, saying that the policy “is in the best interest of Scouting.” Not to mention its long standing ban on atheists and agnostics. It is ...