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    • I'm actually talking about possible weaknesses in our youth protection program that may affect the marketability of our program to parents, not what organizational components could be swept into the bankruptcy proceedings.
    • I totally disagree.  The fact that my unit is highly autonomous will help to insulate us from the bankruptcy.  The council is not so highly autonomous.  It will have a much harder time showing the bankruptcy court that it is not a functional unit of BSA.  
    • No amount of money, nor tombs of protective rules can keep a few of the deviants from their goals.  All we can do is use the tools on hand and find better ways to strengthen them.  Meanwhile, maybe we can create a miracle and bring common sense and societal responsibility back; but do not hold your breath.  One thing that would help, but because we live in a greedy, egocentric society, likely will not, is to fix the legal system to be fair but not destructive.  
    • I think Philmont will be interesting.  I believe it could very likely be a casualty here.  Let's face it - it's not essential to what we do.  Yes, it enriches the program for many, but it's not essential. We, American citizens, had an opportunity to fight this politically and did not.  As a result, we now roll the dice.  I will not be surprised if Philmont and many local camps get sold.
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