In the The Simpsons, Homer carelessly tosses a glowing plutonium rod. But in 1974, an employee at the Kerr-McGee plutonium processing plant did, somehow…
Tagged: Boy Scouts
It is possible that scouting’s heyday is past. Its admirable attempts to be more inclusive and evolve and change with the times in other ways may have been untenable to those clinging to the tradition the scouts represent.
Mike Dwyer’s recent piece on changes in the Boy Scouts got me thinking about the world my young girls will inherit.
“Is it accurate that Coach Paterno quickly said to you, ‘I don’t want to hear about any of that kind of stuff, I have a football season to worry about?’” the man’s lawyer asked him in 2014.
“Specifically. Yes . . . I was shocked, disappointed, offended. I was insulted. . . I said, is that all you’re going to do? You’re not going to do anything else?”
Paterno, the man testified, just walked away.