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$60,000,000 shall be used for breastfeeding peer counselors
GPO via Rollcall ^ | today | US Congress

Posted on 01/13/2014 6:10:37 PM PST by mrsmith

"the text of the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2014..."

(Excerpt) Read more at t.co ...


TOPICS: Government; Politics
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Read it and weep.
1 posted on 01/13/2014 6:10:37 PM PST by mrsmith
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2 posted on 01/13/2014 6:12:22 PM PST by narses (... unless you eat the flesh of the Son of Man and drink his blood, you do not have life within you.)
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To: mrsmith

hang on.... WHAT??

On second thought, I don’t want to know


3 posted on 01/13/2014 6:14:01 PM PST by GeronL (Extra Large Cheesy Over-Stuffed Hobbit)
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To: mrsmith

Awkward headline to say the least.


4 posted on 01/13/2014 6:21:16 PM PST by JimSEA
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To: JimSEA

Very awkward headline indeed


5 posted on 01/13/2014 6:22:37 PM PST by GeronL (Extra Large Cheesy Over-Stuffed Hobbit)
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To: mrsmith

Read it? There’s over 1500 pages.


6 posted on 01/13/2014 6:22:39 PM PST by DJ MacWoW (The Fed Gov is not one ring to rule them all)
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To: DJ MacWoW
Read it? There’s over 1500 pages.

Nurse it...

7 posted on 01/13/2014 6:23:55 PM PST by A_Tradition_Continues (formerly known as Politicalwit ...05/28/98 Class of '98)
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To: GeronL

Why is the breastfeeding limited to peer counselors only? Sounds like crony breastfeeding at its worst.

And is this a feature to get more young males to sign up for Obamacare?


8 posted on 01/13/2014 6:24:18 PM PST by House Atreides
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To: House Atreides

Possibly, it might even work this time


9 posted on 01/13/2014 6:24:51 PM PST by GeronL (Extra Large Cheesy Over-Stuffed Hobbit)
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To: A_Tradition_Continues

Unfortunately I don’t have the time for that.


10 posted on 01/13/2014 6:27:44 PM PST by DJ MacWoW (The Fed Gov is not one ring to rule them all)
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To: mrsmith

Any mother who does not know what the nipple on her breast, and the mouth on her baby, are for should not be getting any government advice on the use of either.

Gived natural selection a chance!


11 posted on 01/13/2014 6:30:07 PM PST by GladesGuru
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To: DJ MacWoW

“Read it? There’s over 1500 pages.”
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It’s on page 53. And the actual language is “...NOT LESS THAN
$60,000,000 shall be used for breastfeeding peer counselors and other related activities...”

So with the “not less than” language, the sky’s the limit. And I want to know what the “related activities” are. Hell, I just may sign up to be an Obamacare “peer counselor”—they must have fantastic benefits if this is an example. Of course my wife will likely veto the idea.


12 posted on 01/13/2014 6:30:34 PM PST by House Atreides
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To: JimSEA

I wish more people felt ‘awkward’ about feeding at the government teat!


13 posted on 01/13/2014 6:30:39 PM PST by mrsmith (Dumb sluts: Lifeblood of the Media, Backbone of the Democrat Party!)
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To: House Atreides

Thanks. Outrageous but then liberals always are.


14 posted on 01/13/2014 6:32:57 PM PST by DJ MacWoW (The Fed Gov is not one ring to rule them all)
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To: mrsmith

More here: http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=121755349

American mothers as a whole do not breast-feed their babies as much as health experts would like, but African-American moms have the lowest rates of all — by some measures, they are half as likely to nurse as whites and Hispanics.

The federal government, some hospitals and nonprofits are trying different strategies to close this nursing gap, though no one seems sure exactly why the disparity exists.


15 posted on 01/13/2014 6:33:42 PM PST by MNDude
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To: mrsmith

You’d hope at least they’d throw a blanket over them first.


16 posted on 01/13/2014 6:35:11 PM PST by RichInOC (No! BAD Rich! (What'd I say?))
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To: mrsmith

Globull warming pays big!

“$2,000,000,000 shall be used for the construction, acquisition, or improvement of fossil-fueled electric generating
plants (whether new or existing) that utilize carbon sequestration systems.”

$82,169,945,000 to SNAP (10 years)
No cuts but: “... this appropriation shall be subject to any work registration or workfare requirements as may be required by law”... some day...


17 posted on 01/13/2014 6:36:44 PM PST by mrsmith (Dumb sluts: Lifeblood of the Media, Backbone of the Democrat Party!)
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To: mrsmith

So what exactly is the GOP-controlled House of Reps doing for us anyway?


18 posted on 01/13/2014 6:37:46 PM PST by GeronL (Extra Large Cheesy Over-Stuffed Hobbit)
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To: mrsmith

Sounds like alot of Pablum to me.


19 posted on 01/13/2014 6:38:03 PM PST by ABN 505
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To: mrsmith

I’m confused. Are we hiring wetnurses to breastfeed peer counselors? Or are we paying peer counselors to counsel about breastfeeding?

If there was actual milk being purchased, it might justify the price tag, is all I’m saying.


20 posted on 01/13/2014 6:42:34 PM PST by Boogieman
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To: GeronL

They’re doing a good job of firing us up.
Just not the way they think...

This budget ‘omnibus’ bill is followed by ‘appropriation’ bills that have more specificity.


21 posted on 01/13/2014 6:44:54 PM PST by mrsmith (Dumb sluts: Lifeblood of the Media, Backbone of the Democrat Party!)
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To: mrsmith
Bloomberg will, no doubt, put a size limit on the "Big Gulp" for NYC toddlers.

Carlos Danger would happily take charge of quality control.

22 posted on 01/13/2014 6:46:28 PM PST by Pollster1 ("Shall not be infringed" is unambiguous.)
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To: mrsmith

Breast Feeding Instructions

a. This is a baby’s mouth

b. This is a breast

Apply a to b


23 posted on 01/13/2014 6:53:33 PM PST by Tennessee Nana
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To: DJ MacWoW

“There’s over 1500 pages.”
And it refers to other laws and programs such that you’d have to be familiar with them to have any idea what’s going on.
It’s pathetic ‘particapatory democracy’.

May be that people with expertise in specific fields will find this post of use.


24 posted on 01/13/2014 6:53:49 PM PST by mrsmith (Dumb sluts: Lifeblood of the Media, Backbone of the Democrat Party!)
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To: mrsmith


25 posted on 01/13/2014 6:58:26 PM PST by Chode (Stand UP and Be Counted, or line up and be numbered - *DTOM* -vvv- NO Pity for the LAZY - 86-44)
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To: mrsmith

And in other news a further 50,000,000 has been given to show men how to take a leak! Goodness gracious whose pockets is this money really going to - some extension of Planned Parenthood maybe?

Mel


26 posted on 01/13/2014 7:01:36 PM PST by melsec (Once a Jolly Swagman camped by a Billabong.)
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To: mrsmith

I’m certain of that. It’s a great post for referencing points. I really wish that I had the time but I don’t.


27 posted on 01/13/2014 7:02:03 PM PST by DJ MacWoW (The Fed Gov is not one ring to rule them all)
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To: mrsmith

Well when it comes to politicians and teats they certainly know how to suckle off of them...


28 posted on 01/13/2014 7:02:10 PM PST by GraceG
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To: MNDude

[ American mothers as a whole do not breast-feed their babies as much as health experts would like, but African-American moms have the lowest rates of all — by some measures, they are half as likely to nurse as whites and Hispanics.

The federal government, some hospitals and nonprofits are trying different strategies to close this nursing gap, though no one seems sure exactly why the disparity exists. ]

Hmmmmm, could it have something to do with welfare handing our cheap baby formula?


29 posted on 01/13/2014 7:03:16 PM PST by GraceG
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To: melsec

“...Planned Parenthood maybe?”

Very likely. Dems would feel PP deserved it for ‘the ones that got away’.
Other Dem workers and donors probably have their beaks in the money too.


30 posted on 01/13/2014 7:07:10 PM PST by mrsmith (Dumb sluts: Lifeblood of the Media, Backbone of the Democrat Party!)
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To: mrsmith

“Mommy, I want to be a breastfeeding peer counselor when I grow up.”

“Hush, dear.”


31 posted on 01/13/2014 7:11:18 PM PST by Cicero (Marcus Tullius)
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To: mrsmith
According to this link, FEDERAL SUPPORT FOR BREASTFEEDING,

Women’s Preventive Services allows for low or no cost coverage of up to six counseling sessions by a qualified lactation expert.

SIX sessions???
32 posted on 01/13/2014 7:13:12 PM PST by Girlene (Hey, NSA!)
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To: mrsmith

“Embrace the suck.”


33 posted on 01/13/2014 7:16:03 PM PST by Joe 6-pack (Qui me amat, amat et canem meum.)
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To: mrsmith

Were do you sign up to be a peer counselor?


34 posted on 01/13/2014 7:22:06 PM PST by DannyTN (A>)
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To: RichInOC

Nope:
“SEC. 722. Notwithstanding any other provision of
law, a woman may breastfeed her child at any location
in a Federal building or on Federal property, if the woman
and her child are otherwise authorized to be present at
the location.”

And WTF is that clause doing in an omnibus budget bill?


35 posted on 01/13/2014 7:31:28 PM PST by mrsmith (Dumb sluts: Lifeblood of the Media, Backbone of the Democrat Party!)
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To: mrsmith

First glance I thought the tile read “breastfeeding beer counselors”.


36 posted on 01/13/2014 7:40:48 PM PST by Rebelbase (Tagline: optional, printed after your name on post)
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To: Tennessee Nana

“Breast Feeding Instructions

a. This is a baby’s mouth

b. This is a breast

Apply a to b”
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Thank you. To what account should we wire your $60 million?


37 posted on 01/13/2014 7:43:25 PM PST by House Atreides
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To: Joe 6-pack

“Embrace the suck.”
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Aha, so that’s what Nancy Pelosi was referring to!


38 posted on 01/13/2014 7:48:41 PM PST by House Atreides
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To: Rebelbase

A sunsidy for malic fermentation! Why not?

Heck, breastfeeding advisors to members of the House of Lords would make more sense than this.


39 posted on 01/13/2014 7:57:02 PM PST by mrsmith (Dumb sluts: Lifeblood of the Media, Backbone of the Democrat Party!)
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To: House Atreides
Nancy... just prior to embracing the suck....


40 posted on 01/13/2014 8:28:15 PM PST by spokeshave (OMG.......Schadenfreude overload is not covered under Obamacare :-()
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To: mrsmith

Heh. I mean the counselors.


41 posted on 01/14/2014 2:54:20 AM PST by RichInOC (No! BAD Rich! (What'd I say?))
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To: MNDude

It’s more difficult to leave your infant with someone else to care for it if you are breastfeeding. It limits the amount of time you can get away from the baby.

It also limits your ability to conceive again rapidly.


42 posted on 01/14/2014 2:58:24 AM PST by Black Agnes
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To: mrsmith

More money laundering.


43 posted on 01/14/2014 5:08:53 AM PST by Smokin' Joe (How often God must weep at humans' folly. Stand fast. God knows what He is doing.)
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To: Girlene

Low information voters, no doubt.


44 posted on 01/14/2014 5:21:24 AM PST by ilovesarah2012
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To: ilovesarah2012

......or just plain stupid. :-)


45 posted on 01/14/2014 4:40:57 PM PST by Girlene (Hey, NSA!)
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To: GladesGuru

AMEN! Was going to say the same thing!


46 posted on 01/16/2014 5:42:25 AM PST by gopheraj
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