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School Lunches: The Food Fight Heard 'Round The World
The Silent Majority ^ | 09-28-12 | J.D. Longstreet

Posted on 09/28/2012 1:12:55 AM PDT by Lexluthor69

It would be laughable -- if our school kids weren't hungry!

By now, most everyone who pays attention, is aware of how our government, Big Nanny, has screwed-up school lunches so badly that our kids either won't eat the stuff or, they DO eat it and -- remain hungry.

This is just more evidence of what happens when the government takes an active hand in "helping" Americans.

Once again, I repeat my plea to the UIS government: "For God's sake -- stop helping us!"

ABC News reports the following: "School lunch trays are a bit lighter this year after Congress-approved calorie limits on school lunches went into effect in August. The new regulations, which were championed by First Lady Michelle Obama as part of her "Let's Move" campaign to fight childhood obesity, have inspired protests and even a video parody from students who claim the reduced lunches are making them go hungry." SOURCE: http://abcnews.go.com/Politics/OTUS/hungry-kids-grumble-healthy-school-lunches/story?id=17324285#.UGRYI66jg5vhttp://abcnews.go.com/Politics/OTUS/hungry-kids-grumble-healthy-school-lunches/story?id=17324285#.UGRYI66jg5v

When you actually consider what the government is insisting be served our growing kids, even a simple-minded idiot can see why the kids are hungry.

Consider this -- also for the same report at ABC News: "Under the new regulations, cafeterias are required to serve twice as many fruits and vegetables while limiting proteins and carbohydrates. For an average high school student, that means two baked fish nuggets, a cup of vegetables, half a cup of mashed potatoes, one whole grain roll and 8 ounces of fat free milk is the fuel that served to get them through their last four hours of classes." SOURCE: http://abcnews.go.com/Politics/OTUS/hungry-kids-grumble-healthy-school-lunches/story?id=17324285#.UGRYI66jg5v

Much, if not most, of what our school kids are being served in the school cafeterias is going straight from the food line to the garbage cans. They are not eating it.

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TOPICS: Education; Food; Government; Politics
KEYWORDS: education; flotus; food; foodnazis; foodpolice; lunch; mobama; obama; school; schoollunches; waste

1 posted on 09/28/2012 1:13:13 AM PDT by Lexluthor69
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To: Lexluthor69

My advice...pack your kids bag, and give them two baloney sandwiches, an apple, a Reese’s cup, and a bottle of Gatorade. The kid won’t be hungry until 6PM and he gets at least 800 calories.


2 posted on 09/28/2012 1:16:15 AM PDT by pepsionice
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To: Lexluthor69

“and a little child shall lead them.”

Seems timely.


3 posted on 09/28/2012 1:19:47 AM PDT by Makana
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To: onona; Admin Moderator

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5 posted on 09/28/2012 1:31:27 AM PDT by onona (This space for rent....cheep)
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To: Lexluthor69

Where in the world does the Fed. Govt get off, or even get the authority for that matter, to micromanage what our children eat for lunch?


6 posted on 09/28/2012 2:57:23 AM PDT by circlecity
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To: Lexluthor69
When you actually consider what the government is insisting be served our growing kids, even a simple-minded idiot can see why the kids are hungry.

Well, the author missed the point. The reason they want your children hungry (mine are homeschooled) is twofold. One, they want to be able to claim "More kids are hungry. We need more afterschool programs." Two, hungry kids are weaker and therefore are more malleable to suggestion/reward from their socialist teachers.

Yes, I am that cynical.

7 posted on 09/28/2012 3:11:44 AM PDT by raybbr (People who still support Obama are either a Marxist or a moron.)
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To: Lexluthor69
The part that gets me is the one about "limiting proteins". The building blocks of muscle mass, and we want developing children to come up short?

We can't send them to school with the old PBJ any more, and ironically, the peanut butter was a protein source developed by a black man...

8 posted on 09/28/2012 3:16:56 AM PDT by Smokin' Joe (How often God must weep at humans' folly. Stand fast. God knows what He is doing)
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To: circlecity
Where in the world does the Fed. Govt get off, or even get the authority for that matter, to micromanage what our children eat for lunch?

They're just trying to make sure those low water toilets they mandated still work...

(/s, of course)

Actually, seriously, when you let them decide what you can or can't consume, it really opens a Pandora's Box of regulatory opportunities. (There is no Constitutional authorization for the Federal Government to regulate what people willingly consume).

9 posted on 09/28/2012 3:19:46 AM PDT by Smokin' Joe (How often God must weep at humans' folly. Stand fast. God knows what He is doing)
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To: raybbr

Maybe they are running out of ADHD drugs and want to slow the kids down again (after years of sodas and high carb diets).


10 posted on 09/28/2012 3:21:10 AM PDT by Smokin' Joe (How often God must weep at humans' folly. Stand fast. God knows what He is doing)
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To: Lexluthor69

Let’s see.
The gov. picks up the kid, practically at the door, drives him/her around for a hour. Schools drop Phys Ed for lack of time (spent it on the bus) drive them back home for an hour. Can’t participate in after school activities, no time (spent on the bus).
Then the kid sits in front of the video game, TV, computer. Never goes outside to play.
Yep, it’s school lunch making them fat.


11 posted on 09/28/2012 3:43:56 AM PDT by Vinnie (A)
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To: Lexluthor69

“Congress-approved calorie limits” In the House, if a vote was taken, it even had to include a bunch of “nitwit” Republicans. They get up there in that Washington Bubble, and just can’t leave well enough alone.


12 posted on 09/28/2012 4:53:23 AM PDT by radioone ( Main Stream Media. The Government built that.)
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To: Lexluthor69
Michelle Obama's War on Obesity
13 posted on 09/28/2012 5:04:11 AM PDT by Bon mots (Abu Ghraib: 47 Times on the front page of the NY Times | Benghazi: 2 Times)
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To: Lexluthor69
Michelle Obama's War on Obesity
14 posted on 09/28/2012 5:05:20 AM PDT by Bon mots (Abu Ghraib: 47 Times on the front page of the NY Times | Benghazi: 2 Times)
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To: Lexluthor69
Michelle Obama's War on Obesity
15 posted on 09/28/2012 5:07:39 AM PDT by Bon mots (Abu Ghraib: 47 Times on the front page of the NY Times | Benghazi: 2 Times)
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To: pepsionice

Are you trying to poison your kid just to spite Michelle?


16 posted on 09/28/2012 5:28:27 AM PDT by 9YearLurker
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To: Lexluthor69

happening here at our local MN school district ,too.:

“New school lunches: Pay more, expect less?”

http://www.presspubs.com/quad/news/article_c0c1921e-01dd-11e2-9d0e-001a4bcf887a.html


17 posted on 09/28/2012 5:48:15 AM PDT by TurboZamboni (Looting the future to bribe the present)
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To: circlecity
Where in the world does the Fed. Govt get off, or even get the authority for that matter, to micromanage what our children eat for lunch?

Schools and prisons, not much different, and regulations provide standards for meals. And MickieO's seem to be in the general range for prisoners.

18 posted on 09/28/2012 8:17:32 AM PDT by Oztrich Boy (Monarchy is the one system of government where power is exercised for the good of all - Aristotle)
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To: TurboZamboni

“Bornhoft said one lunch last week of garbanzo beans, brussel sprouts and tomato juice was a particularly unrealistic meal choice for school-aged kids.”

Beans and brussel sprouts, OMG. The roof will fly off the building.


19 posted on 09/28/2012 12:02:36 PM PDT by goldi
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To: goldi

IIRC, if they don’t take a veggie, they get charged “ala carte” prices.

then the veggie goes in the garbage any way. what a scam.


20 posted on 09/28/2012 1:14:03 PM PDT by TurboZamboni (Looting the future to bribe the present)
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To: Lexluthor69
How is this lunch program different from the Nazi's program of slowly starving the Jews in their concentration camps?
Prisoners in the camp received meals three times a day: morning, noon, and evening. Factors influencing the nutritional value of the food included the official nutritional norms in the Nazi concentration camps. In practice, Auschwitz prisoners with less physically demanding labor assignments received approximately 1,300 calories per day, while those engaged in hard labor received approximately 1,700. After several weeks on such starvation rations in the camp, most prisoners began to experience organic deterioration that led to the so-called "Muzulman" state, extreme physical exhaustion that ended in death.
www.jewishvirtuallibrary.org
21 posted on 09/28/2012 8:13:23 PM PDT by tpmintx (Problem: The people who work for a living are outnumbered by those who VOTE for a living.)
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