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More "free" lunches thanks to Michelle's bloated "security" bill
lauraingraham.com ^ | 12/14/10 | Laura Ingraham

Posted on 12/14/2010 6:36:05 PM PST by Nachum

More than two-thirds of New York City's public school students will begin getting more nutritious free or low-cost school lunches under First Lady Michelle Obama's pet project to get kids to eat well and exercise.

President Obama signed into law Sunday the $4.5 billion Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act, which expands the free lunch program and requires that schools provide more nutritious lunches.

"We've seen the connection between what kids eat and how well they perform in school," he said.

Some 680,000 out of 1.1 million New York children participate in the school lunch program - a big chunk of the 16 million kids nationwide served by the program.

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1 posted on 12/14/2010 6:36:08 PM PST by Nachum
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To: Jet Jaguar; NorwegianViking; ExTexasRedhead; HollyB; FromLori; EricTheRed_VocalMinority; ...

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2 posted on 12/14/2010 6:37:12 PM PST by Nachum (The complete Obama list at www.nachumlist.com)
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To: Nachum

America! The Land of the Free! lunch. Or as the illegals call it, “The Big Pinata”. Whack that puppy enough times and the goodies start falling out.


3 posted on 12/14/2010 6:39:42 PM PST by FlingWingFlyer (Merry Christmas to all of my FReeper FRiends!)
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To: Nachum

Does this mean that the bill has a buttload of bigear marks?


4 posted on 12/14/2010 6:40:55 PM PST by TigersEye (Who crashed the markets on 9/28/08 and why?)
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To: Nachum

We were listening to a commentator on FOX regarding her calling this a National Security Issue.

Some of his views/perceptions about her “agenda” was down right unAmerican scary.


5 posted on 12/14/2010 6:45:17 PM PST by Global2010 (Pisces at hospites tribus diebus foetebunt.....)
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To: All

Beans and rice with a V8 would be pretty healthy.


6 posted on 12/14/2010 6:49:14 PM PST by Irenic
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To: Nachum

If Obama sees a “connection between what kids eat and how well they perform in school,” then I hazard to guess he ate nothing but Twinkies, Hershey’s chocolate, potato chips, ice cream, and sugar-sweetened Coke until age 25. That would explain his failure to release ANY of his grades.


7 posted on 12/14/2010 6:55:09 PM PST by ProtectOurFreedom
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To: FlingWingFlyer
Ha - good one.

Props to cripplecreek for the graphics!

8 posted on 12/14/2010 6:59:48 PM PST by Viking2002 (2012 - NO PRISONERS! NO QUARTER!)
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To: Nachum
Let me decide how, or how much you get fed, and I'll own you...

Famous quote from somebody!...LOL...OK I made it up..

Do your own DD!

9 posted on 12/14/2010 7:14:08 PM PST by M-cubed
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To: TigersEye

They expanded the ‘free’ lunch program. Lots more dollars to pay for even more kids to eat ‘free’ at school.


10 posted on 12/14/2010 7:15:10 PM PST by sheana
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To: Irenic
Beans and rice with a V8 would be pretty healthy.

Well, so long as it's made with creme fraiche!

Smile

11 posted on 12/14/2010 7:23:20 PM PST by 70times7 (Serving Free Republics' warped and obscure humor needs since 1999!)
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To: sheana

Michelle wants salad bars and vegetables served in schools. It’s going to be heartbreaking to see all that “nutricious” food being thrown out because kids WON’T eat it!


12 posted on 12/14/2010 7:25:47 PM PST by boop ("Let's just say they'll be satisfied with LESS"... Ming the Merciless)
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To: TigersEye
buttload of bigear marks?

Excellent choice of words.

13 posted on 12/14/2010 7:26:39 PM PST by digger48
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To: boop

I have an 11 yr old granddaughter. She will not eat that stuff. The kids now are never hungry so they are really picky. Of course it goes without saying, we ate whatever was put in front of us.


14 posted on 12/14/2010 7:31:18 PM PST by sheana
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To: sheana

A person I know has four children with four baby daddies. She gets child support times four, probably gets food stamps and three of the children are of school age. I know that she only went to work a few times a month. The five of them are well dressed, healthy, eat Dairy Queen, drink bottled water, drive a big auto, have dogs, have new nails and braided hair. Now, more free food?


15 posted on 12/14/2010 7:31:51 PM PST by Bronzy (We Remembered In November.)
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To: Bronzy

And, a cellular phone attached to the ear almost 24/7!


16 posted on 12/14/2010 7:33:20 PM PST by Bronzy (We Remembered In November.)
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To: Nachum

My dad sent me a book about my home town in the Shenandoah valley that had a tiny little part about a lady that was remembered for feeding kids a hot lunch for 10 cents. This took place in the 1940’s and the kids who ate at “gasp” her house were too far from home to walk back and get lunch.

She fed them what her own kids got and it was not grand. Gravy bread was often the main course. Veggies from the garden either fresh or canned were often on the menu as well. Moochelle would have mixed feelings about the menu. But dang it the kids did eat it or else.


17 posted on 12/14/2010 7:34:59 PM PST by lovesdogs
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To: Bronzy

Heck in California they get breakfast, lunch, and at some schools dinner (oh yeah and the parents can get free dinner too).


18 posted on 12/14/2010 7:36:13 PM PST by sheana
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To: sheana

The parents? Are you kidding?


19 posted on 12/14/2010 7:38:33 PM PST by Bronzy (We Remembered In November.)
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To: lovesdogs
I went to Phila public schools in the '50s and ate lunch in the cafeteria every day. I think it was 15 cents for a platter through 6th grade. By the time I graduated from high school, platters in high school were around 45 cents.

Mondays were hot dog on a roll, baked beans, dessert (usually canned fruit or jello) and milk. For all 12 years! Of course, the foods were not "fast food" - all was cooked on site. And they didn't cater to picky eaters. You were free to bring your lunch from home, but ate in the gym instead of the cafeteria if you did that.

For the most part kids were in pretty good shape physically - we had outdoor recess twice a day. And played outside every afternoon after school.

20 posted on 12/14/2010 7:47:58 PM PST by Abby4116
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To: Nachum

Moochelle will soon find out that children will eat what they want. They like cafeteria food days that feature pizza, cheese burgers & french fries, beef Manhatten (old days) and sloppy joes. The kids that are smart will be out in the parking lot eating at a tail gait hour.


21 posted on 12/14/2010 7:52:01 PM PST by Bronzy (We Remembered In November.)
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To: digger48

It was an accident. I swear I didn’t know what I was saying. /s


22 posted on 12/14/2010 8:00:46 PM PST by TigersEye (Who crashed the markets on 9/28/08 and why?)
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To: Bronzy

I wish I was kidding.


23 posted on 12/14/2010 8:22:23 PM PST by sheana
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To: Nachum
We've seen the connection between a certain ethnic group (4 generations of welfare), that get "free" handouts to buy their votes for the Democrats, using Taxpayers' earnings to do so for 40 years....


24 posted on 12/14/2010 9:07:15 PM PST by traditional1 ("Don't gotsta worry 'bout no mo'gage, don't gotsta worry 'bout no gas; Obama gonna take care o' me!)
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To: boop
"Michelle wants salad bars and vegetables served in schools. It’s going to be heartbreaking to see all that “nutricious” food being thrown out because kids WON’T eat it!"

You are not the first to make that observation. I'll wager that I will still see single mothers with kids from more than one father at the store paying for sugary treats, chips, and sodas (and nothing else) with their non-stigma-inspiring EBT card and I will further expect to see no improvement in their children's health, grades, nor in their behavior.

I just wonder how the feds are going to "make" the kids eat healthier before, during, and after school, as her mandate states. After all, it's too important to leave to the parents. Out of context, yes, but not outside her thinking and their agenda.

25 posted on 12/14/2010 9:34:01 PM PST by ronnyquest (Barack H. Obama is the Manchurian Candidate. What are you going to do about it?)
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To: Nachum

TANSTAAFL.


26 posted on 12/14/2010 9:57:22 PM PST by Bhoy
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To: sheana

In my school district in the kids not only get free breakfast and lunch they also get a snack TWICE a day (morning and afternoon).Classrooms have a basket that one student takes down to the lunchroom and fills with fresh fruit. All students may help themselves—even if they don’t qualify for free lunch. I’m not sure if every school does this, since the district has a few schools in wealthier neighborhoods. In some of these schools as much as 90% of the kids “qualify” for free lunch and the majority of them live with single parents. It’s very rare to meet a kid with two married parents and very common for them to have step-parents, mom’s boyfriend, dad’s girlfriend, grandparents, foster parents because parent is in jail, etc.


27 posted on 12/15/2010 6:10:22 AM PST by dupree
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28 posted on 12/18/2010 9:00:32 PM PST by devolve (. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0ponzi Version 9.8 . . . . . . . . . . . . . .)
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