Skip to comments.Michelle Obama Gives a Nod to ‘Walking School Buses’
Posted on 07/15/2013 9:27:00 AM PDT by Madhattan
(CNSNews.com) - First Lady Michelle Obama is promoting walking to school as part of her anti-obesity campaign. In remarks to mayors gathered at the White House last week, the first lady singled out Knox County, Tenn., which inspired by Mrs. Obamas Lets Move! campaign -- has created a bike-share program and something called a walking school bus. I've heard more and more of this kind of walking school bus happening all over the country -- so that kids can get exercise on the way to school, kind of like we did when we were growing up," she said.
A "walking school bus" is a group of children who walk to school with adult chaperones.
"You remember the miles of walking you did with a sweet potato in your pocket?" Mrs. Obama asked a laughing audience. "We all heard that story. My mother repeated it just yesterday. And thats what Lets Move! is all about," she said. "Thats what we're really trying to do here.
Wish nasty a** creepie Michelle and all those other Pee-Baggers would shut the **** up.
Hmm,, I have heard a similar thing in a book. they were called “bus boxes”.... 1 step closer.
A SWEET POTATO in your POCKET?? HUH???? There really ARE TWO AMERICAS!
I’d bet anything that Mrs. Obama took a bus to school unless she lived less than 500 feet from it.
Up hill both ways?
When are HER two brats hiking to school? They would have a herd of ARMED Secret Service surrounding them, of course, but they could still walk.
I have no idea. I tried googling it and came up with lots of recipes for “Sweet Potato Pockets.”
Better yet, let the kids stay home and play.
This is what they do in 3rd world countries.
Great, so one guy texting in his Lincoln SUV can wipe out the whole batch in one fell swoop. "Keep your interval, no bunching up!"
Sounds like mass transit from The Flintstones.
Too bad she can’t walk to her vacation spots. =)
I don’t like the woman, but I have to say that I don’t see a problem with this.
When I was going to school (’70s and early ‘80s), the school bus stopped one time on each side of the block and if you lived within a mile of the school there was no bus - you walked!
It drives me crazy to be stuck behind a school bus that literally stops at every other driveway.
Her dad was one of the Chicago Transit thugs making what today would be around $300K. About the same as she made at the U of Chicago graft job.
Pray for America to Wake Up
"And you let it on the ship!"
She should have walked to her Africa vacation.
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