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Scouting for stamps

The Stamp Collecting Report, I'm Lloyd de Vries. 

This year marks the centennial of the Boy Scouts -- founded by Robert Baden-Powell in 
Nineteen-Oh-Seven. Many countries, including Britain, where it started, are issuing 

The fortieth and fiftieth anniversaries of the Boy Scouts of America were commemorated, 
but a stamp for the U-S centennial three years from now is not as certain. Times have 

First, the current rules say no stamps for organizations. On the other hand, such rules 
are .... finagled all the time, such as the stamp this year for the centennial of Hershey's 
Kisses, even though stamps for commercial products aren't allowed. The Postal Service can 
get around honoring the scouting organization by issuing a stamp for tents or hiking while 
wearing green clothing or something.

A bigger problem may be the recent controversy over whether homosexuals can serve as scout 
leaders. That lost the Boy Scouts of America a lot of financial support. Could it also cost 
them a stamp in Two Thousand Ten?

I'm Lloyd de Vries of The Virtual Stamp Club. For more about stamps and stamp collecting, 
visit virtual-stamp-club-dot-com

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