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Michelle Obama targets toddler diets
GOPUSA ^ | June 9, 2011 | Nancy Benac (Associated Press)

Posted on 06/09/2011 8:44:54 PM PDT by Tolerance Sucks Rocks

WASHINGTON (AP) - Michelle Obama dropped in on lunch and circle time at a Washington child care center on Wednesday and used the occasion to announce a new national initiative to encourage child care centers to promote healthy eating and exercise habits starting with the littlest Americans.

The first lady watched as toddlers ate a healthy lunch of fish, fruit and salad greens, did the bunny hop with youngsters in a P.E. class and clapped along with singing time at CentroNia, a bilingual child care center that stresses just the kinds of healthy practices that Mrs. Obama is trying to encourage.

The first lady said instilling good health habits through child care centers and home-based care can be "a real building block for an entire generation of healthy kids." She noted that more than half of obese children first become overweight before they reach their second birthday.

Mrs. Obama announced that 1,600 child care centers nationwide already have committed to standards that promote healthy eating, exercise and limited time in front of TV, computer and other screens. And she released a checklist that parents and child care centers can use to make sure they're hitting the right notes.

The first lady said child care centers run by the Defense Department, the General Services Administration and Bright Horizons, a private company that manages child care centers for many corporations, hospitals, universities and government agencies, all had signed on to the program.

She was joined by Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius and Gen. James Cartwright, vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. Cartwright recalled that when his children were young, military child care centers were sometimes "just a corner of a hangar" without clear standards. Some 200,000 children use military child care centers daily.

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TOPICS: Business/Economy; Culture/Society; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: cartwright; childcarecenters; daycare; diet; diets; exercise; foodnazis; foodpolice; health; michelleobama; moochelle; nannystate; parenting; sebelius
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1 posted on 06/09/2011 8:45:01 PM PDT by Tolerance Sucks Rocks
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

lets practice with Michelle first


2 posted on 06/09/2011 8:46:28 PM PDT by television is just wrong
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

AHHHHH! Make the incendiary rhetoric stop!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


3 posted on 06/09/2011 8:46:55 PM PDT by perfect_rovian_storm (We're stuck between Obama's policies that suck and his ineptitude that blows.)
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To: Eric Blair 2084; SheLion; Gabz; Hank Kerchief; 383rr; libertarian27; traviskicks; bamahead; CSM; ...

Nanny State PING!


4 posted on 06/09/2011 8:46:55 PM PDT by Tolerance Sucks Rocks (I hate politically correct sorosmonkey superheroes!)
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

Horse shi-.


5 posted on 06/09/2011 8:47:37 PM PDT by unkus
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

We MUST control them from cradle to grave.......we MUST control them from cradle to grave.......we MUST control them from cradle to grave..........


6 posted on 06/09/2011 8:48:23 PM PDT by originalbuckeye
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To: unkus

that is on their menu for lunch


7 posted on 06/09/2011 8:48:43 PM PDT by ari-freedom (All we are saying....is give the military a chance)
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

Fugedabout Obama/Biden, Michelle for Empress!


8 posted on 06/09/2011 8:48:57 PM PDT by Avery Iota Kracker (You say ma-ca-ca, I say mac-a-ca....)
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

I think she should first watch her husband’s diet. Two chili dogs and fries??????


9 posted on 06/09/2011 8:49:49 PM PDT by SkyDancer (It's not the police that protect our rights, it's our military)
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10 posted on 06/09/2011 8:50:17 PM PDT by shibumi (Ego Nunquam Ubi Sub Ubi!)
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

>> child care centers

What is the cost of raising babies and children at home these days? Too much, I gather...


11 posted on 06/09/2011 8:50:54 PM PDT by Gene Eric (*** Jesus ***)
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks
did the bunny hop with youngsters

The kids did the bunny hop, she did the monster mash.

12 posted on 06/09/2011 8:52:11 PM PDT by bigheadfred ( She put... creatures... in our bodies... to control our minds.)
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

MOFAT


13 posted on 06/09/2011 8:53:55 PM PDT by FrankR (A people that values its privileges above its principles will soon lose both.)
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14 posted on 06/09/2011 8:54:08 PM PDT by quantim (Victory is not relative, it is absolute.)
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

I am sorry, obviously healthy eating and exercising are good ideas, but this in no way makes up for Obama destroying kids’ future by borrowing the country into oblivion. The Obamas actions would seem to indicate that they hate America and America’s children. This diversionary do-gooding makes me sick.


15 posted on 06/09/2011 8:54:44 PM PDT by fireman15 (Check your facts before making ignorant statements.)
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

SOMEBODY, PLEASE, MAKE THIS WOMAN GO AWAY. We cannot afford another couple of million bucks on new rules concerning the feeding of toddlers.


16 posted on 06/09/2011 8:55:22 PM PDT by DefeatCorruption
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

Methinks that Moochelle should just get off the diet of slurping down wallpaper paste, totally lodging in her butt, and get on with her life of wearing ugly/fugly chothes that we can all laugh at!


17 posted on 06/09/2011 8:55:40 PM PDT by Noob1999
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18 posted on 06/09/2011 8:56:27 PM PDT by quantim (Victory is not relative, it is absolute.)
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19 posted on 06/09/2011 8:58:16 PM PDT by quantim (Victory is not relative, it is absolute.)
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

I am about ready to send a message to our “friends” who voted for the idiot....and ask them to send a message and TELL THE BEOTCH TO STOP! I have never wanted to wish my life away, but November 2012 cannot come too soon!


20 posted on 06/09/2011 8:59:04 PM PDT by goodnesswins (...both islam and the democrat plantation thrive on poverty)
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

I know I’ll be zapped for this......but here goes.....

BIOTCH!

And I mean that with all my heart.


21 posted on 06/09/2011 9:01:52 PM PDT by RushIsMyTeddyBear (Mr. Weiner...Don' t Tweet your meat. It's too late to delete.)
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To: quantim

‘ats funny, right derr, I don’t care what anybody says.


22 posted on 06/09/2011 9:02:42 PM PDT by Steely Tom (Obama goes on long after the thrill of Obama is gone)
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

Why wont this woman shut up?


23 posted on 06/09/2011 9:03:56 PM PDT by mylife (OPINIONS ~ $ 1.00 HALFBAKED ~ 50c)
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

Why doesn’t she work on the fat Surgeon General and leave the rest of us alone.


24 posted on 06/09/2011 9:04:19 PM PDT by Mears
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks; TigersEye
I think she needs a diet/trainer before she starts telling us what to feed our kids. NJ schools started telling us a few years ago what we could & couldn't send in for lunch. No soda, which was fine as my Sassy doesn't drink it, healthier lunches were encouraged. However the day I sent a gingerbread cookie with a drop of icing & got a call from the school nurse was it for me. My child is thin. And when that nag of a nurse (she was not fit to be a nurse) started lecturing me about sugar my temper flared up. I told her in no uncertain terms that the school could kiss my butt & I would send whatever I wanted Sassy to eat, that I was not obeying the asinine rules they made. Shortly after we started to home school & love it. Hmm is Mrs 0 going to come check my kitchen? Maybe I can send her to the hen house to gather some eggs!
25 posted on 06/09/2011 9:04:35 PM PDT by pandoraou812 (You can discover what your enemy fears most by observing the means he uses to frighten you.)
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

She needs to spend more time targeting her fat rear end.


26 posted on 06/09/2011 9:05:02 PM PDT by Ham Hock
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To: Steely Tom


Nothing like a Royal Wedding for inspiration!

27 posted on 06/09/2011 9:07:23 PM PDT by quantim (Victory is not relative, it is absolute.)
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To: quantim

LoL!

All Hail Queen LaBeefa!


28 posted on 06/09/2011 9:07:39 PM PDT by mylife (OPINIONS ~ $ 1.00 HALFBAKED ~ 50c)
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To: quantim

LoL!

All Hail Queen LaBeefa!


29 posted on 06/09/2011 9:08:32 PM PDT by mylife (OPINIONS ~ $ 1.00 HALFBAKED ~ 50c)
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

Nanny Mo wants yer young’ns. Give ‘em up, peeps. Or else.


30 posted on 06/09/2011 9:09:25 PM PDT by savedbygrace (But God.)
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To: quantim

LoL!

All Hail Queen LaBeefa!


31 posted on 06/09/2011 9:10:18 PM PDT by mylife (OPINIONS ~ $ 1.00 HALFBAKED ~ 50c)
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To: mylife


Missed one...

32 posted on 06/09/2011 9:10:34 PM PDT by quantim (Victory is not relative, it is absolute.)
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks
I hope everyone remembers the pig-out feast the Obama's hosted for Super Bowl Sunday, and the ice cream treats on their vacations, and the two coneies and loaded fries last week...

Michelle, you have NO STREET CRED, or rather just about as much as NOW does when they ignored Juanita Broderick.

33 posted on 06/09/2011 9:12:18 PM PDT by 50sDad (A Liberal prevents me from telling you anything here.)
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To: quantim

Bwaahhaaahaa!


34 posted on 06/09/2011 9:13:10 PM PDT by mylife (OPINIONS ~ $ 1.00 HALFBAKED ~ 50c)
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To: quantim

Yumpin Ya HOsaphat!


35 posted on 06/09/2011 9:15:52 PM PDT by mylife (OPINIONS ~ $ 1.00 HALFBAKED ~ 50c)
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

Thanks for the ping!


36 posted on 06/09/2011 9:22:47 PM PDT by Alamo-Girl
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To: quantim; pandoraou812

WTF is that? Some reject from Dr. Suess’s sketch books?


37 posted on 06/09/2011 9:24:09 PM PDT by TigersEye (Who crashed the markets on 9/15/08 and why?)
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

That Brainless lard azz, is the VERY last one to dictate dieting.


38 posted on 06/09/2011 9:24:27 PM PDT by Cheetahcat ( November 4 2008 ,A date which will live in Infamy.)
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To: Gene Eric

Yeah no kidding. People do not eat healthy because they are too busy to make wise nutritional choices. When I am making most meals at home I myself tend to loose weight. None of my kids are overweight and I have a couple of couch potatoes.


39 posted on 06/09/2011 9:24:51 PM PDT by pennyfarmer (Even a RINO will chew its foot off when caught in a trap.)
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

Moochelle should take a hard look at her own rear end before telling anyone anything.


40 posted on 06/09/2011 9:32:27 PM PDT by ExTexasRedhead
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To: quantim
I've seen you post this picture before and I swear it looks like she's wearing SHORTS!
41 posted on 06/09/2011 9:32:27 PM PDT by azishot (Everyone is entitled to my opinion.)
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

Anyone wonder when the King and Queen will be legislating control over our bedrooms?


42 posted on 06/09/2011 9:33:57 PM PDT by ExTexasRedhead
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To: TigersEye

Never saw anything like that pink bow & hope I never do again.


43 posted on 06/09/2011 9:36:12 PM PDT by pandoraou812 (You can discover what your enemy fears most by observing the means he uses to frighten you.)
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks
Finally, someone is speaking out on the epidemic of FAT babies! Those dang things are SO ugly. We are saved!


44 posted on 06/09/2011 9:36:50 PM PDT by garjog
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Maybe I can send her to the hen house to gather some eggs!

You think you'd have any chickens left?

45 posted on 06/09/2011 9:39:29 PM PDT by TigersEye (Who crashed the markets on 9/15/08 and why?)
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks
fixed
46 posted on 06/09/2011 9:40:24 PM PDT by baddog 219
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To: azishot


Vacation Gal just loves a good breeze.

47 posted on 06/09/2011 9:40:45 PM PDT by quantim (Victory is not relative, it is absolute.)
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To: TigersEye

Guess my garden will be stripped of watermelons too. She is NOT getting near my horses, she might find them tastier then Kobi beef.


48 posted on 06/09/2011 9:44:25 PM PDT by pandoraou812 (You can discover what your enemy fears most by observing the means he uses to frighten you.)
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To: pennyfarmer

Yes, a lot has to do with preparation!


49 posted on 06/09/2011 9:50:32 PM PDT by Gene Eric (*** Jesus ***)
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To: quantim

LOL! Those vacation gal threads were the best!


50 posted on 06/09/2011 9:51:14 PM PDT by azishot (Everyone is entitled to my opinion.)
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