Topic: Girl Scouts

Girl Scouts Leaders Are Stealing Cookie Money From Their Girls

Girl Scouts Leaders Are Stealing Cookie Money From Their Girls

When it was reported that Girls Scouts troop leader Ana Juarez was charged with stealing $6,000 worth of cookie money from her troop, the mother seemed to stand along in her deplorable crime. The shame of not only stealing from children, but also from her very own 6-year-old daughter who was also in the troop, would make any parent hope that this was an isolated incident. But apparently, Girl Scout leaders getting their hand caught in the cookie jar is by no means a rare occurrence.

A reader named Brandy commented on Mommyish that instances of money theft in Girl Scouts are not “unheard of.” When she was a Brownie, another parent stole cookie money from her mother’s Girl Scouts troop. She added, “There isn’t enough oversight of money.” More »

Girl Scout Cookies Are Killing Orangutans

Girl Scout Cookies Are Killing Orangutans

Everyone loves Girl Scout cookies. This is a fact. There’s nothing like tracking down the one person at your office with a kid in the Girl Scouts so you can get your fix of delicious thin mints (especially good when stored in the freezer). But did you know that your thin mints habit is killing endangered orangutans? More »

Will Being a Girl Scout Make You A Lesbian?

Will Being a Girl Scout Make You A Lesbian?

A Republican candidate for the House of Representatives, Hans Zieger, has spoken out against the Girl Scouts of America, claiming they turn girls into feminist, pro-abortion lesbians. This inspired me to do an office survey (it’s an all-female workplace) and see if Zieger had a point or not. Below, a sampling of our staff.

DREW GRANT, Deputy Editor, Crushable

YEARS AS A GIRL SCOUT: Five. Brownie, then Junior.

LESBIAN? No, but I dabbled in college.

FEMINIST? Yeah, sure.

PRO-ABORTION? Oh, definitely. More »