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No doughnuts under Newsom's SF healthy foods plan
San Jose Mercury News ^ | 07/09/09

Posted on 07/10/2009 7:42:49 PM PDT by freespirited

SAN FRANCISCO—Doughnuts could be a distant memory for San Francisco city workers.

They must now follow "healthy meeting" guidelines under a sweeping initiative unveiled by Mayor Gavin Newsom Thursday to encourage better eating. That means less junk food and smaller portions at staff meetings.

The mayor is also ordering all city departments to help locate vacant or unused city-owned land that could be used to grow food.

Vendors that offer healthy food will get preference for city contracts and permits. All vending machines on city property additionally will have to meet new nutrition standards.

(Excerpt) Read more at mercurynews.com ...


TOPICS: News/Current Events; US: California
KEYWORDS: 2stupid4words; bluezone; foodnazi; foodpolice; gavinnewsom; nannystate; newsom; sanfrancisco; sf
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If this is what the mayor has been doing during the fiscal crisis, it's little wonder Kaleefornya is billions of dollars in the hole.
1 posted on 07/10/2009 7:42:50 PM PDT by freespirited
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To: Eric Blair 2084

nanny state ping


2 posted on 07/10/2009 7:43:18 PM PDT by freespirited
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To: freespirited

Carrot sticks, celery stalks and coffee. Yummie! Freakin’ idiots!


3 posted on 07/10/2009 7:44:52 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (Hey America! How's that "hope and change" thing working out?)
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To: freespirited

Kalifornia is broke and now telling it’s employees what they can eat....


4 posted on 07/10/2009 7:44:59 PM PDT by Dallas59 ("You know the one with the big ears? He might be yours, but he ain't my president.")
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To: freespirited

Hey, look; some things are important! /tu


5 posted on 07/10/2009 7:45:03 PM PDT by NonValueAdded ("I've conquered my goddam willpower." Don Marquis)
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To: freespirited
Comming to a Gov't Health Plan near you soon........You can have my Krispy Kreme when you pry it from my cold gooey hands!! LOL
6 posted on 07/10/2009 7:47:12 PM PDT by jakerobins ( NO)
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To: freespirited

I bet if you wanted to smoke marijuana or sodomize each other during the meeting, it’ll be perfectly acceptable to Gavin.


7 posted on 07/10/2009 7:47:21 PM PDT by PanzerKardinal
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To: jakerobins

AMEN!

Visiting Krispy Kreme tomorrow.


8 posted on 07/10/2009 7:48:09 PM PDT by Shadowstrike (Be polite, Be professional, but have a plan to kill everyone you meet.)
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To: freespirited

Good heavens, this guy thinks he’s God! Lifestyle Tyrant ping!


9 posted on 07/10/2009 7:48:35 PM PDT by pray4liberty (http://www.aroodawakening.tv)
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To: PanzerKardinal

If there were 2 homos sodomizing a 10 year old kid on the SF city steps that’s normal to Gavin but try to eat a Whopper on the city steps and off to jail you go.


10 posted on 07/10/2009 7:50:54 PM PDT by max americana
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To: freespirited

A buddy of mine since High School told me yesterday over lunch about one of his co-workers trips to San Francisco.

This co-worker is gay. The company sent him to San Fransicko on business. My friend said in effect “Congratulations, this is great, you will have a great time.”

One problem....he was also a smoker. He couldn’t smoke anywhere in the city. He lit up in his hotel room and the hotel fined him.

God is funnier than Eddie Murphy and Sam Kinison times a billion. You can’t make this stuff up.


11 posted on 07/10/2009 7:52:42 PM PDT by Eric Blair 2084 (Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms shouldn't be a federal agency...it should be a convenience store.)
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To: freespirited
The mayor is also ordering all city departments to help locate vacant or unused city-owned land that could be used to grow food.

Good luck growing food on contaminated city lots. PCBs make the veggies extra tasty.

12 posted on 07/10/2009 7:53:17 PM PDT by MediaMole
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To: FlingWingFlyer

Have the coffee and skip the fried dough . I agree that this is nanny statish but some people have got to be told that they are eating crapola that’ll kill them sooner more than later . I haven’t had a doughnut since I was 12 years old . You grow up , and learn .


13 posted on 07/10/2009 7:54:13 PM PDT by sushiman
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14 posted on 07/10/2009 7:55:26 PM PDT by Eric Blair 2084 (Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms shouldn't be a federal agency...it should be a convenience store.)
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To: MediaMole

Evem without the PCBs San Fran is pretty much a desert ~


15 posted on 07/10/2009 7:57:04 PM PDT by muawiyah
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To: freespirited
The mayor is also ordering all city departments to help locate vacant or unused city-owned land that could be used to grow food.

I wonder how much food Twosome could grow between his ears? That's vacant and unused space.

16 posted on 07/10/2009 7:59:50 PM PDT by A message (3 years 6 months 1 week 2 days)
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To: freespirited
What a bunch of freakin' morons? I'm so glad that they'll go broke first!


17 posted on 07/10/2009 8:00:02 PM PDT by incredulous joe ("No road is too long with good company" - Turkish Proverb)
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To: freespirited

The insane behavior of 0bamatrons is always good for a laugh


18 posted on 07/10/2009 8:00:11 PM PDT by YHAOS
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To: freespirited

Every year SF has a gay fair called “Up Your Alley” —that’s not a joke:

Most men who show up just cruise and gawk at one another, but many men do chose to walk around in public NUDE at this festival, and many fellate one another.

A small number pee on on another (something I cannot really understand), and some even masturbate from 2nd floor windows, as the men below cheer, clap, or snap photos.

The police don’t do anything about this, OK? And the cops are on-scene, watching.

Oh, I almost forgot —if you are an SF city worker, you can compel the city to pay for the sex change operation of your domestic partner, as long as you are registered.


19 posted on 07/10/2009 8:00:35 PM PDT by gaijin
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To: sushiman
Have the coffee and skip the fried dough . I agree that this is nanny statish but some people have got to be told that they are eating crapola that’ll kill them sooner more than later .

Advice is okay. Coercion is an entirely different thing.

20 posted on 07/10/2009 8:02:00 PM PDT by TN4Liberty (The first amendment doesn't end with "...as long as nobody is offended.")
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To: MediaMole

Not to worry; growing food requires work.


21 posted on 07/10/2009 8:02:41 PM PDT by incredulous joe ("No road is too long with good company" - Turkish Proverb)
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To: pray4liberty

He’s about 120 years to late. He could have been Emperor

Emperor Norton

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Norton

Joshua Abraham Norton (c. 1819[2] – January 8, 1880), the self-proclaimed His Imperial Majesty Emperor Norton I, was a celebrated citizen of San Francisco, California, who in 1859 proclaimed himself “Emperor of these United States”[3] and “Protector of Mexico.”[

Though he was considered insane, or at least highly eccentric,[7] the citizens of San Francisco celebrated his regal presence and his proclamations, most famously, his “order” that the United States Congress be dissolved by force (which Congress and the U.S. Army ignored) and his numerous decrees calling for a bridge and a tunnel to be built across San Francisco Bay.[8] On January 8, 1880, Norton collapsed at a street corner, and died before he could be given medical treatment. The following day, nearly 30,000 people packed the streets of San Francisco to pay homage to Norton.[9] Norton’s legacy has been immortalized in the literature of writers Mark Twain and Robert Louis Stevenson, who based characters on him. In December 2004, a resolution was made to name the San Francisco – Oakland Bay Bridge in honor of Norton, but the idea did not progress further


22 posted on 07/10/2009 8:03:16 PM PDT by Lurkina.n.Learnin
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To: Eric Blair 2084

One word:

SCHMUCK

Thank you. :-)


23 posted on 07/10/2009 8:04:32 PM PDT by GOP_Lady
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To: freespirited
Gavin telling you what you can eat = encouraging healthful eating and good for the environment, and puppies too

Bush telling you what you can eat = FASCISM!

24 posted on 07/10/2009 8:05:01 PM PDT by Lizavetta (Politicians: When they're not lying, they're stealing.)
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To: MediaMole
Good luck growing food on contaminated city lots. PCBs make the veggies extra tasty.

They may have to try container (above-ground) gardening. Or lasagne gardening.

25 posted on 07/10/2009 8:05:02 PM PDT by pray4liberty (http://www.aroodawakening.tv)
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To: freespirited

Obviously if the whole state had been eating their carrot sticks and drinking spinach juice the budget would be balanced.


26 posted on 07/10/2009 8:06:45 PM PDT by count-your-change (You don't have be brilliant, not being stupid is enough.)
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To: TN4Liberty

I think that in this case , since the city contracts vendors , they have the right to decide what foods are available . If you want to eat crap like doughnuts on your own time you are free to do so .


27 posted on 07/10/2009 8:07:08 PM PDT by sushiman
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To: freespirited

Liberals thy God is power, greed, corruption, and ego. The true God will judge them in the end.


28 posted on 07/10/2009 8:09:43 PM PDT by ExTexasRedhead
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Sir Eric,

Some lady who works in my building called the Ohio Smoking SNITCH Line because she had to walk past someone having a cigarette OUTSIDE. The County Health Department came out on Monday and issued a warning to the building’s management. Needless to say, this lady was the “butt” of jokes all day, even by lawyers. This one woman caused so much ruckus, and you know she’s going to do it again.

I don’t appreciate the amount of time and tax dollars spent on this at all. I e-mailed my State Senator.


29 posted on 07/10/2009 8:10:32 PM PDT by GOP_Lady
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To: ExTexasRedhead

Hi, there! :-)


30 posted on 07/10/2009 8:10:51 PM PDT by GOP_Lady
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To: jakerobins

They’ll just put Krispy Creme out of business, like they did GM. The government will force them into bankruptcy then they’ll take thme ovcr and force them to produce ‘green’ meeting foods.

Don’t be surprised if it ends up as soylent green snack food. You know, according to the green mythers, that there is an excess population on the planet, which contributes to global warming. It’s devilishly clever to have the serfs reduce their own population at their government meetings!


31 posted on 07/10/2009 8:12:25 PM PDT by hedgetrimmer
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To: freespirited

No donuts at staff meetings?

And they think everyone will show up without them?

Ha!


32 posted on 07/10/2009 8:14:19 PM PDT by BenLurkin ("A new Dark Ages made all the more terrible and prolonged by the sinister powers of science.")
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To: sushiman
So you think the Gubmint should dictate what kind of car you drive? After all, some cars, convertibles for example, are not as safe as others.

Like everything else the Gubmint dictates, when is enough, enough?

I have no intention to surrender my freedoms, whether it's donuts, cars, guns or houses that I choose to own. Do you?

33 posted on 07/10/2009 8:14:24 PM PDT by Kickass Conservative (If Hitler used a TelePrompter, we would all be speaking German...)
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To: sushiman

I just had a grape jelly donut today, as a matter of fact.

It was good. I enjoyed it. I work for lawyers. Sue me. :-)


34 posted on 07/10/2009 8:21:01 PM PDT by GOP_Lady
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To: freespirited

San Francisco, where barebacking is allowed but eating creme puffs are not.


35 posted on 07/10/2009 8:22:08 PM PDT by Smokeyblue
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To: Kickass Conservative

One can live without doughnuts . America has a huge obesity/health ( heart ) problems . Why should the Gubmint add to the problem ?


36 posted on 07/10/2009 8:22:58 PM PDT by sushiman
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To: GOP_Lady

Supplied by the Gubmint ?


37 posted on 07/10/2009 8:23:35 PM PDT by sushiman
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To: sushiman

Even better, supplied by lawyers. :-)


38 posted on 07/10/2009 8:24:20 PM PDT by GOP_Lady
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To: GOP_Lady

Yeah, well, some Administrative Assistant lady snitched on me for mailing a birthday invitation to my kids party using company money.

I put 42 cents worth of nickels and pennies on her desk in an envelope for her the next morning.


39 posted on 07/10/2009 8:26:51 PM PDT by Eric Blair 2084 (Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms shouldn't be a federal agency...it should be a convenience store.)
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To: pray4liberty

Maybe they can follow the Obama’s approach. Have a photo-op planting, buy grown plants and have a photo-op harvest a couple weeks later.


40 posted on 07/10/2009 8:29:47 PM PDT by MediaMole
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To: sushiman

You’re saying if someone is truly an adult, they’ll never consume a donut, ever? That seems pretty extreme. I wouldn’t eat one every day or even once a week any more than I’d have a soda that often, but a couple donuts a few times a year isn’t going to kill you or even harm you.


41 posted on 07/10/2009 8:32:14 PM PDT by Still Thinking (If ignorance is bliss, liberals must be ecstatic!)
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To: freespirited
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42 posted on 07/10/2009 8:35:56 PM PDT by tophat9000 (Obama plans to fix America like he fixed his dog)
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To: sushiman
I think that in this case , since the city contracts vendors , they have the right to decide what foods are available . If you want to eat crap like doughnuts on your own time you are free to do so .

This case of Schadenfreude I have is going to require many hours of intense psychotherapy. :-) Not. It just makes me giddy and I can't help it.

I'll say it again....If I had a dollar for every fat woman who waived their sausage like fingers in front of their face to waive away my cigarette smoke (back when I used to smoke tobacco) and then dove back into their desert....I'd have more money than Bill Gates.

I told the fat cow that she would be next to be rounded up in the boxcar but they would have to put her in there by herself because there would be no room for anyone else. Her tattooed boyfriend threw a punch at me.

"Your right to eat burgers, hot dogs, donuts and get hypertension and diabetes ends where my wallet and tax dollars begin."

If Gubmint is paying for your healthcare in a Faustian bargain, it's their right to intervene. Welcome to Socialism 101.

43 posted on 07/10/2009 8:37:20 PM PDT by Eric Blair 2084 (Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms shouldn't be a federal agency...it should be a convenience store.)
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To: Smokeyblue
San Francisco, where barebacking is allowed but eating creme puffs are not.

"Eat a poofter, not a puff!"

"You can pack fudge, but don't you dare eat any!"

44 posted on 07/10/2009 8:37:22 PM PDT by Still Thinking (If ignorance is bliss, liberals must be ecstatic!)
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To: jakerobins
I had Krispy Kream donuts one time... now I have this recurring nightmare that the KK shop locks the door just as I put my clammy shaking hand on the door handle...
45 posted on 07/10/2009 8:38:34 PM PDT by tubebender (I just discovered where all my lost tag lines went...)
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To: sushiman
I agree that this is nanny statish but some people have got to be told that they are eating crapola that’ll kill them sooner more than later .

You can not honestly believe that people don't know this, can you ?

46 posted on 07/10/2009 8:39:07 PM PDT by Red Boots
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To: Eric Blair 2084

Thanks for the ping!


47 posted on 07/10/2009 8:39:35 PM PDT by Alamo-Girl
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To: Alamo-Girl

Hi, Alamo-Girl. :-)


48 posted on 07/10/2009 8:41:08 PM PDT by GOP_Lady
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To: GOP_Lady

Hi there, GOP_Lady!


49 posted on 07/10/2009 8:44:17 PM PDT by Alamo-Girl
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To: Still Thinking

Don’t forget that in San Fransicko you can inject IV drugs under supervision at a clinic....in a non-smoking environment of course.


50 posted on 07/10/2009 8:45:47 PM PDT by Eric Blair 2084 (Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms shouldn't be a federal agency...it should be a convenience store.)
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