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Mrs. Obama’s 2nd-Term Agenda: ‘Impact Nature of Food in Grocery Stores’
http://cnsnews.com/ ^

Posted on 09/04/2012 9:14:10 AM PDT by jakerobins

Asked by Parade magazine, "What do you hope to accomplish in your second term?” First Lady Michelle Obama said she wants to "impact the nature of food in grocery stores" with the aim of cutting sugar, fat and salt.

“With 'Lets Move!,' our goal is to end the problem of childhood obesity in a generation,” Mrs. Obama said. “And while we’ve seen some very profound cultural shifts, we still have communities that don’t have access to affordable and healthy foods. We still need to find a way to impact the nature of food in grocery stores, in terms of sugar, fat, and salt.”

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TOPICS: News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: flotus; food; foodjustice; foodnazi; foodpolice; mobama; nannystate; sourcetitlenoturl; waronfood
Stockpile your favorite sodas, salty snacks, and desserts cause if Barry gets a 2nd term "Grocery Czar" Moochelle is going to make sure you eat healthy.
1 posted on 09/04/2012 9:14:15 AM PDT by jakerobins
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To: jakerobins

She will also have a new title: Chief Proctologist


2 posted on 09/04/2012 9:16:41 AM PDT by sheikdetailfeather (Yuri Bezmenov (KGB Defector) - "Kick The Communists Out of Your Govt. & Don't Accept Their Goodies.")
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To: jakerobins

You can have my cheeseburger when you pry it from my cold dead greasy fingers!


3 posted on 09/04/2012 9:17:44 AM PDT by AU72
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To: jakerobins

I wonder if she’ll ask her husband to force those on food stamps to only be able to redeem them for tofu, non-fat and organic and low-sodium products?


4 posted on 09/04/2012 9:18:58 AM PDT by NoobRep
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To: jakerobins

Her husband and a complicit congress have already impacted food....namely prices. Inflation will spike with all the money printing that has gone on.


5 posted on 09/04/2012 9:21:38 AM PDT by MachIV
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To: jakerobins
Free markets are so capitalist.

Thank God we have Moochelle to be the grocery dictator.

6 posted on 09/04/2012 9:21:40 AM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum (Government is the religion of the sociopath.)
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To: NoobRep

Please...God... make it stop....


7 posted on 09/04/2012 9:22:55 AM PDT by CaptainKip
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To: jakerobins

This by now is familiar rhetoric:
“End (fill in the blank) this or that “by a generation”.
Biggest problems are:
1.They won’t get “a chance” to do this, because they’re not going to be re-elected.
2. EVERYTHING ELSE about their multiple agendas will
PERFECT childhood obesity FOR a generation.


8 posted on 09/04/2012 9:23:15 AM PDT by supremedoctrine
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To: jakerobins
the aim of cutting sugar, fat and salt.

People with high blood pressure will be happy to have the alternative of more low salt foods to choose from.Just don't force people to eat low salt foods.

9 posted on 09/04/2012 9:24:45 AM PDT by mjp ((pro-{God, reality, reason, egoism, individualism, natural rights, limited government, capitalism}))
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what COLLEGE DEGREE DID SHE EARN???

Can't wait to see how she is ‘shaping’ up after out of power and white house in a few years..and to watch her youngest, who seems to have a chunky problem plus an attitude...

HURRY UP NOVEMBER

10 posted on 09/04/2012 9:26:47 AM PDT by haircutter
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To: jakerobins

This is not a new idea. Rush and Levin have expounded on this. The radical left calls it “food justice”.

It’s not enough that the middle class is taxed to provide food stamps for a record number of takers. But they will also be called up to subsidize fresh fruit and vegetable choices (which they cannot afford to purchase for their own table) for poor people.

It’s just more wealth transfer, race to bottom, crap under the guise of “justice”.


11 posted on 09/04/2012 9:27:19 AM PDT by randita
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To: jakerobins

This guy might have something to say about all this nonsense:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HN-3wOiSKRE&feature=BFa&list=PL530D649447EC6243&index=6


12 posted on 09/04/2012 9:27:19 AM PDT by Hammerhead
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To: jakerobins
Every grocery store has healthy foods being sold at a discount to the usually more expensive unhealthy foods being sold there.

The problem is not that grocery stores do not stock healthy food (not that they have any obligation to) but that many consumers prefer to buy unhealthy food.

So what she is calling for is restricting consumer freedoms and free enterprise in general.

13 posted on 09/04/2012 9:29:00 AM PDT by wideawake
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To: jakerobins

Stay out of our grocery stores moochele, you have no business telling anyone what they can buy to eat, (judging by the junk in her trunk).


14 posted on 09/04/2012 9:30:56 AM PDT by factoryrat (We are the producers, the creators. Grow it, mine it, build it.)
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To: jakerobins

Once again, people need to pay attention to what these people are saying and THINK about what it REALLY MEANS.

“We want to end childhood obesity in a generation.” OK, sounds great. Until you think about it; just how do they propose to do that in a manner consistent with 0bama’s philosophy of “we can’t have 5% of the world’s population and consume 25% of its resources and expect the rest of the world to say that’s OK.”

Rationing, anyone? It’s easy to end childhood obesity when children are starving under a command economy.


15 posted on 09/04/2012 9:31:33 AM PDT by henkster (We're the slaves of the phony leaders...)
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To: wideawake

Just look at what gets stolen when the flash mobs hit the convenience stores. It’s not bananas and oranges, it’s candy and soda.


16 posted on 09/04/2012 9:31:45 AM PDT by ladyjane
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To: jakerobins

What profound cultural shifts??????????????


17 posted on 09/04/2012 9:31:57 AM PDT by petitfour
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To: jakerobins

Beans and ramen on every aisle. The new American diet.


18 posted on 09/04/2012 9:34:07 AM PDT by MARTIAL MONK (I'm waiting for the POP!)
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To: jakerobins

Whenever I see “Shareable” portions being advertised where they were formerly “Large” or “King”, I have the compulsion to buy the biggest size available and scarf it down without sharing a single bite.

I don’t do it actually. But the compulsion is there.


19 posted on 09/04/2012 9:34:47 AM PDT by Cruising For Freedom
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To: jakerobins

With the Obama economy, supermarkets will fill our rations of rice, beans and a little cooking oil.


20 posted on 09/04/2012 9:37:54 AM PDT by Patron92
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To: MARTIAL MONK
"Soybeans make an excellent substitute for bread, meat, cereals and coffee--and if all of us were compelled to adopt soybeans as your staple diet, it would solve the national food crisis and make it possible to feed more people."

-- Emma Chalmers (Kip's Ma), Atlas Shrugged

21 posted on 09/04/2012 9:38:57 AM PDT by Clock King
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To: Clock King

You can’t go down the snack aisle until you get everything on your list. You will be receiving your list from the First Directorate of Dietary Compliance. Those who violate this list three times will be disqualified from Mandatory Healthcare. Remember the little White card that Clinton held up? It will be scanned at the register.


22 posted on 09/04/2012 9:43:38 AM PDT by massgopguy (I owe everything to George Bailey)
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To: jakerobins

The fools agenda is to get more free vacation time..Does anyone know if these clowns have ever spent any time in the white house?

Kick the ugly cow out and send her back to hell...


23 posted on 09/04/2012 9:45:54 AM PDT by PLD
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To: wideawake

[ The problem is not that grocery stores do not stock healthy food (not that they have any obligation to) but that many consumers prefer to buy unhealthy food.

So what she is calling for is restricting consumer freedoms and free enterprise in general. ]

I buy healthy generic food ALL the time, the problem is you can buy oreo cookies, coke and junk food with food stamps/ebt. If they started restricting the buying power fo the EBT cards in certain states the “social justice” crowd would squeal like the stuck pigs they are.

I say they are reaping what they sow with their welfare state, they want to end obesity in the poor, end the welfare state...

And all stupid criop subsidies.


24 posted on 09/04/2012 9:47:15 AM PDT by GraceG
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To: jakerobins

Maybe Mrs. Obama will elicit the advise of N. Korea’s Kim Jong II on how to slim down the USA’s obese populace? I’ll bet that Michelle won’t give up her BBQ and her other food vices? She’ll say do as I say and not as I do, peons!


25 posted on 09/04/2012 9:47:15 AM PDT by zbogwan2
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To: Clock King

“Soybeans make an excellent substitute for bread, meat, cereals and coffee—and if all of us were compelled to adopt soybeans as your staple diet, it would solve the national food crisis and make it possible to feed more people.”

— Emma Chalmers (Kip’s Ma), Atlas Shrugged

Soybeans are bad bad bad....


26 posted on 09/04/2012 9:50:14 AM PDT by GraceG
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To: zbogwan2

Moochelle’s new ad campaign....Starving is Patriotic! Now be a good citizen for the glorious peoples republic and go to work with an empty stomach.


27 posted on 09/04/2012 9:51:44 AM PDT by jakerobins
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To: jakerobins

They already have impacted my groceries:

The 1# box of pasta that used to cost $1. now is 12 oz. and $1.79


28 posted on 09/04/2012 9:58:51 AM PDT by NY.SS-Bar9
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To: haircutter
“...and to watch her youngest, who seems to have a chunky problem plus an attitude...”

Which one, Malaria or Slasha?

29 posted on 09/04/2012 9:59:06 AM PDT by Beagle8U (Free Republic -- One stop shopping ....... It's the Conservative Super WalMart for news .)
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To: jakerobins

Stores filled with nothing but celery. Wonderful.


30 posted on 09/04/2012 10:04:08 AM PDT by chessplayer
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To: jakerobins

This by now is familiar rhetoric:
“End (fill in the blank) this or that “by a generation”.
Biggest problems are:
1.They won’t get “a chance” to do this, because they’re not going to be re-elected.
2. EVERYTHING ELSE about their multiple agendas will
PERFECT childhood obesity FOR a generation.


31 posted on 09/04/2012 10:06:04 AM PDT by supremedoctrine
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To: jakerobins

http://fellowshipofminds.wordpress.com/2010/05/27/washington-insider-obama-member-of-chicago-gay-mans-club/
Washington Insider: Obama Member of Chicago Gay Man’s Club


32 posted on 09/04/2012 10:09:03 AM PDT by OPS4 (Ops4 God Bless America!Jesus is Lord)
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To: jakerobins

33 posted on 09/04/2012 11:09:06 AM PDT by yefragetuwrabrumuy
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To: jakerobins

Controlling what is sold in supermarkets is apparently more effective than letting the free market adapt to consumer demand.


34 posted on 09/04/2012 11:18:07 AM PDT by GSWarrior (Businessmen are more trustworthy than professors, politicians and preachers.)
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To: wideawake
Every grocery store has healthy foods being sold at a discount to the usually more expensive unhealthy foods being sold there.

Define "healthy foods" vs. "unhealthy foods" because I suspect you're fooling yourself. What's your per-person budget?

35 posted on 09/04/2012 11:28:38 AM PDT by newzjunkey (Election night is 63 days away.)
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To: jakerobins

They will pry my pecan pie from my cold, dead hands.


36 posted on 09/04/2012 11:35:26 AM PDT by Marathoner (Vote Romney 2012 to get rid of Obama. Vote Palin/West 2016 to finish the job.)
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To: jakerobins

The USA elected her?

“In your second term?”

Someone above has it right.

Please make it stop.


37 posted on 09/04/2012 11:39:49 AM PDT by commonguymd (New media has not replaced the MSM. It has emboldened it. twitter @commonguymd)
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To: jakerobins; All
I wonder what form this will take.

Will she push to nationalize the packaged food industry? Does she demand new requirements, rather than guidelines that allows the consumer to make decisions? Subsides? Price-fixing? Will she prefer salt, fat and sugar surtaxes?

38 posted on 09/04/2012 11:40:55 AM PDT by newzjunkey (Election night is 63 days away.)
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To: Marathoner
It's not hard to imagine sugar and other items being controlled by Michelle Obama. After all, she has a model to follow:


39 posted on 09/04/2012 11:47:09 AM PDT by newzjunkey (Election night is 63 days away.)
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To: Marathoner

Amen Brother! If Barry wins a second term and Mocchie goes after “unhealthy” food...you will find me hold up in a Krispy Kreme!! LOL.

I’m not sure how they would go about Making people eat healthy. I’m guessing their would be some new mandatory registration system set up by HHS if you want to buy food with Salt,Fat, or extra calories you have to be authorized by your health plan. (Try ordering a Meat Lovers pizza in the Future)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RNJl9EEcsoE


40 posted on 09/04/2012 11:58:41 AM PDT by jakerobins
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To: newzjunkey
Define "healthy foods"

Root vegetables, greens, wheat flour, dry legumes, brown rice, chicken, olive oil, fruit.

vs. "unhealthy foods"

Potato chips and other packaged snacks, packaged cookies, soda, premade burger patties, fried chicken, ice cream, most breakfast cereals, jelly.

because I suspect you're fooling yourself.

Not really.

What's your per-person budget?

Fairly low, because I buy in bulk. Beans, rice, flour and oil keep for a long time. Root vegetables keep for a decent amount of time. You can buy meat cuts on sale and freeze them and buy a week's worth of greens on sale too.

In theory, I could buy 10 boxes of donuts on sale and eat them for a week, or I could buy prepackaged organic "healthy meals" from Whole Foods for $20 a pop. You can make either kind of eating as expensive or as cheap as you like.

In the average grocery store you can find healthy food on sale and unhealthy food on sale. But you can live for a week on chicken stew with beans and squash and wheat bread much better than you can live on Ho-Hos, Frito Lays, hotdogs and RC Cola, even if you bought them at the same price.

41 posted on 09/04/2012 1:13:48 PM PDT by wideawake
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To: jakerobins

That would be par for the course for her, no doubt.


42 posted on 09/04/2012 8:42:54 PM PDT by zbogwan2
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To: jakerobins

First off. It is not Her second term. But since they will lose. It is moot point. However we will eat drink junk pig out stuff our faces or whatever we Choose to do and no one will tell us any different
This America and we love our chips and fries and candy and ice cream r
Etc. and will eat what WE CHOOSE!!!


43 posted on 09/04/2012 10:09:22 PM PDT by cubreporter
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To: jakerobins

Nonsense. You can prepare at home anything you can buy


44 posted on 09/04/2012 10:10:25 PM PDT by cubreporter
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