Skip to comments.School May Install ‘Trash-Cams’ To Spy on Kids Tossing Veggies
Posted on 10/03/2012 10:09:57 AM PDT by ColdOne
A Florida school district is considering a plan to install surveillance cameras on cafeteria trash cans to monitor what kids are throwing away after they discovered that students were tossing out their federally-mandated fruit and vegetables.
The Lake County School Board said more than $75,000 worth of vegetables have been thrown in the garbage. The veggies and fresh fruit are party of the Obama administrations policy to force schools to provide healthy produce in lunch rooms.
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I’d tell my kids to wrap them up in napkins first...
Welcome to 1984
...at least they aren’t tossing salads.
Why not just look into the trash cans and see what has been thrown in?
In elementary school back in the 1950’s, I would stuff those awful stewed tomatoes into my empty milk carton because the school principal would stand over the trash cans to check our trays.
Then the kids should just throw them under the lunch table rather than be subjected to Big Brother’s telescreens.
Because they want to punish the children who threw theirs away.
,,,,, and don’t forget ,,, the “brown bag police” will be checking lunches brought from home as well .
Maybe they can name this the Stasi Can Cam.
One local talk show host bemoaned the death of the Soviet Union because we would no longer have them as a bad example: "Trash can cam? Don't they have those in the USSR? [Thick Russian accent] Comrade, did you just throw away beet? Do you want to go to gulag or revolutionary psychiatric hospital?"
-— Id tell my kids to wrap them up in napkins first... ——
I’d tell my kids to give the camera the finger as they dump their veggies.
,,,,,, all we are is just another brick in the wall .
If Michelle weren’t so huge none of this would be happening.
maybe Big Sis can get DHS involved ,too..
Obama’s NSA eavesdropping goes beyond that of Bush... after campaigning on the promise of: “ No warrantless wiretaps if you elect me!” http://news.cnet.com/8301-10784_3-9845595-7.html
“ NSA Exceeds Legal Limits In Eavesdropping Program” , “ U.S. phone intercepts go beyond legal limits”
and “NSA Found Improperly Spying on Americans”.
ACLU: Warrantless electronic surveillance surges under Obama
When I was in elementary school the fruit in school lunches was canned pears at least twice a week. They were so disgusting, I still won’t eat pears today, too many bad memories of slime masquerading as food.
...at least they arent tossing salads.
No, that would be encouraged!
Is this training for future TSA agents?
How can you have a free cell phone if you don’t eat your Veggies?!
Maybe B.O. can get a job as a cafeteria monitor after the election. (oh, sorry, not qualified)
Kids getting a most instructive lesson in government power all for the price of some veggies.
We need one of those “OBEY” posters with a sub caption of “Eat your vegetables. Big Brother is watching.”
This fits well with your comment.
Parody of that song...
Kids will always beat the system. If the unwanted food isn’t allowed in the garbage, it will be put somewhere else. Limit calories, they’ll smuggle in candy bars. With government bullying, there are always unintended consequences.
LOL ! I remember they would have ice cream as a treat but you had to clean everything off and I got ice cream but didn’t eat some of the food and got into big trouble. This was in grade school.
> In elementary school back in the 1950s, I would stuff those awful stewed tomatoes into my empty milk carton because the school principal would stand over the trash cans to check our trays.
Eat your peas.
(*or face a fine of $10,000 and/or a term of not less than two years in a Federal prison)
The cameras will allow identification of the students “wasting” government food. Once identified, the parents of the guilty students can be fined and punished for the waste of resources by their kids.
My question is what do they do to a child who throws away their vegetables?
Sounds like my elementary school! Only for me, it was some awful sweet white rice and raisin concoction that I couldn’t even gag down! Unfortunately, we had glass milk bottles, so there was no where to hide it.
I went to catholic school in the early 60’s. They made you eat everything on your tray. I was a picky eater and would wrap my food in my napkin and throw it away. I learned to do that after I threw it under the table once and got caught.
Time for some perspective here. Parents pay the taxes for the salaries, the building, the food, etc. Parents should tell the school “Change the f’ing menu’’. End of story.
How much are they planning on spending on these Trash-Cams, and don't we have something more important that the money should be spent on? Has emperor Hussein 0bama decreed that it is a crime to toss veggies?
In sixth grade I had a mean principal. She would stand watch in the cafeteria. Many of us would stuff red beets into milk cartons... until one day she started checking milk cartons. The we would wrap them into napkins and stuff it into our pockets. Made a soggy mess. That principal would make kids wait out the entire lunch period in the cafeteria until they ate everything on their tray.
What's wrong with this phrase? Anyone? Bueller? Bueller?
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