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Federal Agents Inspect Your Child's Lunch
Rush Limbaugh.com ^ | February 14, 2012 | Rush Limbaugh

Posted on 02/14/2012 11:23:26 AM PST by Kaslin

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RUSH: This is from Rayford, North Carolina. Carolina Journal. I'm gonna read it to you exactly as it printed out here. "A preschooler at West Hoke Elementary School ate three chicken nuggets for lunch Jan. 30 because a state employee told her the lunch her mother packed was not nutritious. The girl’s turkey and cheese sandwich, banana, potato chips, and apple juice did not meet U.S. Department of Agriculture guidelines, according to the interpretation of the agent who was inspecting all lunch boxes in her More at Four classroom that day."

Again, let me read this to you again: "The girl’s turkey and cheese sandwich, banana, potato chips, and apple juice did not meet U.S. Department of Agriculture guidelines, according to the interpretation of the agent who was inspecting all lunch boxes in her More at Four classroom that day." There are federal agents inspecting lunch boxes? See, I don't have kids. You heard of this? You heard of this, Snerdley? I know you don't have kids that you know of, either. I've not heard of federal agents inspecting lunch boxes. And furthermore I've not heard of agents declaring that what's in them is not nutritious enough and throwing them out and substituting three chicken nuggets.

"A preschooler at West Hoke Elementary School ate three chicken nuggets for lunch Jan. 30 because a state employee told her the lunch her mother packed was not nutritious. The girl’s turkey-and-cheese sandwich, banana, potato chips, and apple juice did not meet U.S. Department of Agriculture guidelines, according to the interpretation of the agent who was inspecting all lunch boxes in her More at Four classroom that day." Again, let me read this to you again: "The girl’s turkey-and-cheese sandwich, banana, potato chips, and apple juice" were thrown out "did not meet U.S. Department of Agriculture guidelines, according to the interpretation of the agent who was inspecting all lunch boxes...

"The Division of Child Development and Early Education at the Department of Health and Human Services requires all lunches served in pre-kindergarten programs -- including in-home day care centers -- to meet USDA guidelines. That means lunches must consist of one serving of meat, one serving of milk, one serving of grain, and two servings of fruit or vegetables, even if the lunches are brought from home. When home-packed lunches do not include all of the required items, child care providers must supplement them with the missing ones. The girl’s mother -- who said she wishes to remain anonymous to protect her daughter from retaliation -- said she received a note from the school stating that students who did not bring a 'healthy lunch' would be offered the missing portions, which could result in a fee from the cafeteria, in her case $1.25.

"'I don't feel that I should pay for a cafeteria lunch when I provide lunch for her from home,' the mother wrote in a complaint to her state representative... The girl’s grandmother, who sometimes helps pack her lunch, told Carolina Journal that she is a petite, picky 4-year-old who eats white whole wheat bread and is not big on vegetables. 'What got me so mad is, number one, don’t tell my kid I’m not packing her lunch box properly,' the girl’s mother [said]. 'I pack her lunchbox according to what she eats. It always consists of a fruit. It never consists of a vegetable. She eats vegetables at home because I have to watch her because she doesn’t really care for vegetables.'"

Do you believe this? I do! The food Nazis -- and, by the way, this is Michelle (My Belle)'s program: No Child's Behind Left Alone. Folks, what is going on here? Do you know what frightens me? This has probably going on and has been good guy a lot longer than I know because I don't have children. I wonder: How many people, how many parents are acquiescing to this? "When the girl came home with her lunch untouched, her mother wanted to know what she ate instead. Three chicken nuggets, the girl answered. Everything else on her cafeteria tray went to waste. 'She came home with her whole sandwich I had packed, because she chose to eat the nuggets on the lunch tray, because they put it in front of her,' her mother said. 'You're telling a 4-year-old. "Oh. you’re lunch isn’t right," and she’s thinking there’s something wrong with her food.'" What is wrong with a turkey sandwich and a banana?

Take a break. What do you mean, I don't care about the children? Don't tell me that! That's BS.

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TOPICS: Culture/Society; Editorial
KEYWORDS: federalpeckerchecker; foodnazis; michelleobama; rushlive; schoollunches; schoollunchnazis

1 posted on 02/14/2012 11:23:33 AM PST by Kaslin
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To: Kaslin

letists are NAZI’s

let us not forget that


2 posted on 02/14/2012 11:28:42 AM PST by GeronL (The Right to Life came before the Right to Pursue Happiness)
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To: Kaslin

My grandfather was a Nazi and he had more honor.

I believe this is a state mandate, not federal. Please correct me if I’m wrong here.


3 posted on 02/14/2012 11:31:37 AM PST by Peter from Rutland
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To: Peter from Rutland

US Dept of Agriculture guidelines were cited.


4 posted on 02/14/2012 11:32:28 AM PST by GeronL (The Right to Life came before the Right to Pursue Happiness)
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To: Kaslin
The girl’s turkey and cheese sandwich, banana, potato chips, and apple juice did not meet U.S. Department of Agriculture guidelines,

So what's missing a celery stick?

5 posted on 02/14/2012 11:36:02 AM PST by Red Steel
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To: Red Steel

The peas...


6 posted on 02/14/2012 11:38:25 AM PST by dirtboy
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To: Red Steel

What are “potato” chips made from?


7 posted on 02/14/2012 11:38:51 AM PST by massgopguy (I owe everything to George Bailey)
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To: Red Steel

Students Forced to Eat School Lunch to Supplement Home Made Lunch

Preschooler’s Homemade Lunch Replaced with Cafeteria “Nuggets”

8 posted on 02/14/2012 11:39:19 AM PST by thouworm (.)
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To: Kaslin

This is none of your affair, now have a nugget and move along Citizen...


9 posted on 02/14/2012 11:42:39 AM PST by ejonesie22 (8/30/10, the day Truth won.)
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To: Kaslin; GeronL
The headline is misleading.

It was a state, and not a federal, official who did this.

While he may have used federal guidelines, the guidelines themselves do not dictate the actions the state employee took.

My point is not to excuse federal intrusion, but to point out that state governments can be every bit as intrusive, and often are more intrusive, than the federal government.

Many FReepers and other conservatives like to talk about "state sovereignty" or "states' rights" or romanticize the Tenth Amendment, but the lived reality is that state governments and municipal governments are not appreciably better than the federal and are usually more expensive to boot.

The disease goes deeper than the Beltway and "cleaning up Washington" would barely be the beginning.

10 posted on 02/14/2012 11:43:35 AM PST by wideawake
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To: GeronL

Let’s hope the “smart” rulers do this abuse to millions of Americans so they will begin to understand what socialism is all about. It has nothing to do with intellegence.


11 posted on 02/14/2012 11:45:17 AM PST by SaraJohnson
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To: Kaslin

Parents must not be permitted to pack lunches so more SEIU members can be hired to provide lunches at public expense.

Of the money spent on school lunches, one dime out of every $100 gets kicked back to the Obama campaign in the form of political spending form forced union dues, which is about the going rate for kickbacks in this administration.

It’s not just that they are engaging in petty graft, what is offensive is that they are so inefficient about it.


12 posted on 02/14/2012 11:46:10 AM PST by Haiku Guy ("The problem with Internet Quotes is that you never know if they are real" -- Abraham Lincoln)
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To: Kaslin

I pack for my kids every day. The menu is:

Salami and Colby-Jack on Italian Bread (yes, salami every stinking day)
Fruit cup or whole fruit
Baby carrots, cherry tomatoes, bell pepper slices or cucumber slices
Ranch dip
Salty snack
dessert - Gogurt, HoHo, etc
drink - water, Hug, juice

I dare that ugly heffer to stick her nose in my kids lunchbox.


13 posted on 02/14/2012 11:49:53 AM PST by mom4melody
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To: wideawake

and if it is, becomes, mandated by the feds but carried out by the state?

Meeechelll is pushing this kind of crap


14 posted on 02/14/2012 11:54:11 AM PST by GeronL (The Right to Life came before the Right to Pursue Happiness)
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To: wideawake

Your post is a good one.

However I’ve had much better luck “negotiating” govt issues with state folks than federal ones. Local politicians have a lot more sensitivity to local voters.


15 posted on 02/14/2012 11:56:39 AM PST by nascarnation (DEFEAT BARAQ 2012 DEPORT BARAQ 2013)
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To: wideawake

That’s right. State employees have become the agents/toads of the federal government.
This is what `federalism’ has become. `You give us money, and we will give you some of your money back, but you don’t get it if you don’t comply with our “guidelines” on the subjects of birth control, school lunches, transportation, communication, and on and on.
Zero has taken this to the next step by claiming that our money, that has not yet become his money, is actually `spending.’


16 posted on 02/14/2012 12:02:53 PM PST by tumblindice (Whitey-American)
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To: Kaslin

Chicken nuggets are more nutritious than turkey and cheese? Since when?


17 posted on 02/14/2012 12:11:28 PM PST by NRA1995 (I'll cling to my religion and guns till they're pried from my cold dead fingers!)
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To: Kaslin
The girl’s turkey and cheese sandwich, banana, potato chips, and apple juice did not meet U.S. Department of Agriculture guidelines, . . .

Compared to what my school district serves the students for lunch here, the above is VERY nutritious.

18 posted on 02/14/2012 12:16:22 PM PST by SoldierDad (Proud dad of an Army Soldier who has survived 24 months of Combat deployment.)
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To: Kaslin

If parent sit back an allow this mess, then shame on them. I know parents carry a lot of sway in what goes on at school, so they need to get on the phone, get to the meetings, get to the principal’s office, get to the superindent’s office and pester the daylights out of them! You don’t like it, then get the heck out and DO something.


19 posted on 02/14/2012 12:20:55 PM PST by myrabach
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To: Kaslin
She eats vegetables at home because I have to watch her because she doesn’t really care for vegetables...."

You don't need to believe in evolution to grasp that Elaine Morgan is almost certainly correct in thinking that humans originally lived in water and that means that the original human diet would have been some combination of fruit and shellfish. Vegetables were never a part of the original human diet and when something tastes bad, your body is trying to tell you something. The whole world knows that a little kid's reaction to alcohol and/or tobacco is correct, why would anybody think that same little kid'd reaction to vegetables was wrong??

20 posted on 02/14/2012 12:24:02 PM PST by varmintman
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To: Kaslin

“note from the school stating that students who did not bring a ‘healthy lunch’ would be offered the missing portions, which could result in a fee from the cafeteria, in her case $1.25.”

This is all about making kids and parents who don’t fall in line cough up the fees for the school lunch program. It doesn’t matter what you bring, we can declare it unfit for your child, just pay us money.


21 posted on 02/14/2012 12:29:53 PM PST by Southern Magnolia
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To: Kaslin

You can have it when you pry it from my cold, dead hands.

22 posted on 02/14/2012 12:30:43 PM PST by lowbridge (Rep. Dingell: "Its taken a long time.....to control the people.")
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To: SoldierDad

Are State funded trash Nazis standing at the trash cans to ensure that the children are not tossing this fine nutritious lunch in the trash?


23 posted on 02/14/2012 12:38:59 PM PST by DYngbld (I have read the back of the Book and we WIN!!!!)
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To: tumblindice; wideawake

Highway/Interstate speed limits and seat belt laws are a good example of this.


24 posted on 02/14/2012 12:43:28 PM PST by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously, you won't live through it anyway)
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To: Vendome
Highway/Interstate speed limits and seat belt laws are a good example of this.

I seem to remember a great hew and cry about national speed limits in the 70's but people now have grown weary of fighting and have slumped into line with the directives.

Hannah Arendt would be proud

BTW has anyone else wondered why automobile registration's have to be renewed (and a fee paid) annually when I have the same car and the same plates?

25 posted on 02/14/2012 12:54:26 PM PST by Cowman (How can the IRS seize property without a warrant if the 4th amendment still stands?)
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To: Cowman
"BTW has anyone else wondered why automobile registration's have to be renewed (and a fee paid) annually when I have the same car and the same plates?"

It's a form of property tax more than anything.

26 posted on 02/14/2012 12:56:52 PM PST by GourmetDan (Eccl 10:2 - The heart of the wise inclines to the right, but the heart of the fool to the left.)
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To: wideawake

I lived in NC eleven years. First, there are federal dollars attached to every book, every meal, and every school bus rider. NC is broke, has been broke and is getting worse under “suspend elections for two years Gov Perdue”. They are desperately extorting every federal dollar and every citizen dollar they can. Perdue had privileged passes to Federal unemployment numbers (per EL Rushbo). Raleigh is closer to DC than you think. In short, this state meal Nazi, got a few federal dollars for this meal, remember it is exponential. If they can increase the federal money by X amount, NC will do it. That is why there are school bus rider “audits, btw.. federal money. Our Money.
I would report this as Federal Fraud, if I were the parents. See something, say something.


27 posted on 02/14/2012 12:57:49 PM PST by momincombatboots (Back to West by G-d Virginia.)
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To: tumblindice

“”State employees have become the agents/toads of the federal government.
This is what `federalism’ has become.””

So true. And local employees have become the agents/toads of the state government.


28 posted on 02/14/2012 1:03:38 PM PST by Presbyterian Reporter
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To: Presbyterian Reporter

Yep, the old `carrot or (not `and’) the stick’

You owe me $10.00. I don’t have to ask you: You face possible criminal penalties, along with interest and penalties, for not forking it over regularly.

I give you back $5.00 on condition that you do what I say. Then I turn around and spend $15.00.

Cloud cuckoo land. This is the way the world ends.


29 posted on 02/14/2012 1:17:58 PM PST by tumblindice (Whitey-American: Taxed Enough Already to support Holder's people)
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To: tumblindice
Sums up our current twilight zone existence nicely.
30 posted on 02/14/2012 1:27:24 PM PST by teenyelliott (Obama warned if he loses the election it could herald a new, painful era of self-reliance)
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To: wideawake

That’s true, the nanny-mommy-daddy-big-brother-dependency state is a bigger problem than just the Federales, but if we can radically chop down the Federal Kudzu, the weeds in each State by State garden plot will be far more easy to deal with.

Many States — Wisconsin, Pennsylvania, others — are already rapidly downsizing state bureaucracies.


31 posted on 02/14/2012 1:37:25 PM PST by bvw
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To: wideawake
My point is not to excuse federal intrusion, but to point out that state governments can be every bit as intrusive, and often are more intrusive, than the federal government.

Many FReepers and other conservatives like to talk about "state sovereignty" or "states' rights" or romanticize the Tenth Amendment, but the lived reality is that state governments and municipal governments are not appreciably better than the federal and are usually more expensive to boot.


And it is North Carolina that we're talking about here. North Carolina has decided to take this power to the extreme, unfortunately. Not sure why, always thought there were quite a few Conservatives there, but guess not.
32 posted on 02/14/2012 1:52:26 PM PST by af_vet_rr
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To: Kaslin
The girl’s mother -- who said she wishes to remain anonymous to protect her daughter from retaliation -- said she received a note from the school stating that students who did not bring a 'healthy lunch' would be offered the missing portions, which could result in a fee from the cafeteria, in her case $1.25.

Sent the "note" back with payment. Include one of these...



Tell them they can keep their "change" as well.

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33 posted on 02/14/2012 1:58:33 PM PST by TLI ( ITINERIS IMPENDEO VALHALLA)
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To: DYngbld

Yeah! Right! The wasted food in public schools is ridicules, both for lunch and for breakfast.


34 posted on 02/14/2012 2:01:27 PM PST by SoldierDad (Proud dad of an Army Soldier who has survived 24 months of Combat deployment.)
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To: NRA1995

Only in the mind of liberal bureaucrats who have no clue about nutrition


35 posted on 02/14/2012 2:47:33 PM PST by Kaslin (Acronym for OBAMA: One Big Ass Mistake America)
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To: Kaslin

Just keep sending your children to public schools, folks...just keep it up.


36 posted on 02/14/2012 2:53:24 PM PST by who knows what evil? (G-d saved more animals than people on the ark...www.siameserescue.org.)
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To: TLI

Not only would I not tell them to keep the change, I would bill the school and the SEIU for the young girl’s food that was thrown away PLUS sue for damages and trauma.

I will be surprised if no pain and suffering lawsuit surfaces as a result of this storm trooper action.

Where are those ambulance chasing lawyers when you really need them ?


37 posted on 02/14/2012 3:27:55 PM PST by A'elian' nation (Political correctness does not legislate tolerance; it only organizes hatred. Jacques Barzun)
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To: wideawake; JLAGRAYFOX; gonzo; Nachum; freekitty; seekthetruth; left that other site; ZULU; ...

The State and Federal agents of Liberal Insanity are groping us at airports; dictating what our children eat in the schools while the NEA brainwashes them into becoming good Liberals. Ya think their next step will be in our bedrooms? Think about it and pray that the clueless wake up before we’re living in the Regime’s planned reproduction of 1930’s Germany. Meanwhile, the eunuchs in DC look for their gonads with both hands and a mirror and find nothing and say absolutely nothing to expose the treachery in DC. You know their names! Vote them out in November 2012 before you have no freedom(s) left.


38 posted on 02/15/2012 8:23:16 AM PST by ExTexasRedhead
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To: ExTexasRedhead

Read my tagline .................................. FRegards


39 posted on 02/15/2012 10:10:24 PM PST by gonzo ( Buy more ammo, dammit! You should already have the firearms ... FRegards)
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