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School May Install ‘Trash-Cams’ To Spy on Kids Tossing Veggies
foxnews.com ^ | 10/3/12 | Todd Starnes

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 administration’s policy to force schools to provide healthy produce in lunch rooms.

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TOPICS: News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: comrades; lunch; lunchpolice; vegetable

1 posted on 10/03/2012 10:10:02 AM PDT by ColdOne
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To: ColdOne

I’d tell my kids to wrap them up in napkins first...


2 posted on 10/03/2012 10:10:40 AM PDT by apillar
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To: ColdOne

Welcome to 1984


3 posted on 10/03/2012 10:13:10 AM PDT by Viennacon
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To: ColdOne

...at least they aren’t tossing salads.


4 posted on 10/03/2012 10:14:55 AM PDT by Mich Patriot (BLACK is the new "transparent")
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To: ColdOne

Why not just look into the trash cans and see what has been thrown in?


5 posted on 10/03/2012 10:15:33 AM PDT by Fiji Hill (Io Triumphe!)
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To: ColdOne

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.


6 posted on 10/03/2012 10:15:53 AM PDT by wkg
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To: ColdOne

Then the kids should just throw them under the lunch table rather than be subjected to Big Brother’s telescreens.


7 posted on 10/03/2012 10:16:41 AM PDT by Proud2BeRight
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To: Fiji Hill

Because they want to punish the children who threw theirs away.


8 posted on 10/03/2012 10:17:20 AM PDT by hellinahandcart
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To: ColdOne

,,,,, and don’t forget ,,, the “brown bag police” will be checking lunches brought from home as well .


9 posted on 10/03/2012 10:19:39 AM PDT by Lionheartusa1 (-: Socialism is the equal distribution of misery :-)
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To: ColdOne
I think I have already overrun my quota for quoting 1984 for the week.

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?"

10 posted on 10/03/2012 10:20:49 AM PDT by KarlInOhio ("Government is the only thing that we all belong to"=implicit repeal of the 13th amendment for all.)
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To: apillar

-— I’d 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.


11 posted on 10/03/2012 10:21:38 AM PDT by St_Thomas_Aquinas (Viva Christo Rey!)
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To: ColdOne

,,,,,, all we are is just another brick in the wall .


12 posted on 10/03/2012 10:21:51 AM PDT by Lionheartusa1 (-: Socialism is the equal distribution of misery :-)
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To: ColdOne

If Michelle weren’t so huge none of this would be happening.


13 posted on 10/03/2012 10:22:29 AM PDT by Moonman62 (The US has become a government with a country, rather than a country with a government.)
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To: Viennacon

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”.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB123985123667923961.html?mod=googlenews_wsjhttp://uk.reuters.com/article/burningIssues/idUKTRE53F09820090416
http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2009/04/15/justice-dept-nsa-improperly-spied-americans/
ACLU: Warrantless electronic surveillance surges under Obama
http://www.digitaljournal.com/article/333831


14 posted on 10/03/2012 10:22:35 AM PDT by TurboZamboni (Looting the future to bribe the present)
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To: ColdOne

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.


15 posted on 10/03/2012 10:22:42 AM PDT by discostu (Put another dime in the jukebox.)
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To: Mich Patriot

...at least they aren’t tossing salads.

No, that would be encouraged!


16 posted on 10/03/2012 10:32:42 AM PDT by jimmyo57
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To: ColdOne

Is this training for future TSA agents?


17 posted on 10/03/2012 10:34:57 AM PDT by GSWarrior
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To: Lionheartusa1

How can you have a free cell phone if you don’t eat your Veggies?!


18 posted on 10/03/2012 10:36:35 AM PDT by johnny reb (I Have Not Yet Begun To Tea Party!)
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To: ColdOne

Maybe B.O. can get a job as a cafeteria monitor after the election. (oh, sorry, not qualified)


19 posted on 10/03/2012 10:37:53 AM PDT by Energizer45678
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To: ColdOne

Kids getting a most instructive lesson in government power all for the price of some veggies.


20 posted on 10/03/2012 10:39:36 AM PDT by Tijeras_Slim
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To: ColdOne

We need one of those “OBEY” posters with a sub caption of “Eat your vegetables. Big Brother is watching.”


21 posted on 10/03/2012 10:43:58 AM PDT by MrDem (Founder: Democrats for Cheney/Palin 2012)
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To: Lionheartusa1

This fits well with your comment.

Parody of that song...

http://dailyrushbo.com/rush-obama-sings-another-bump-in-the-road-pink-floyd-parody/


22 posted on 10/03/2012 10:45:25 AM PDT by Beagle8U (Free Republic -- One stop shopping ....... It's the Conservative Super WalMart for news .)
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To: johnny reb

See #22


23 posted on 10/03/2012 10:47:09 AM PDT by Beagle8U (Free Republic -- One stop shopping ....... It's the Conservative Super WalMart for news .)
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To: ColdOne

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.


24 posted on 10/03/2012 10:50:28 AM PDT by ntnychik
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To: wkg

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 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.


25 posted on 10/03/2012 10:50:52 AM PDT by CORedneck
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To: Viennacon

Eat your peas.

(*or face a fine of $10,000 and/or a term of not less than two years in a Federal prison)


26 posted on 10/03/2012 10:55:12 AM PDT by Buckeye McFrog
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To: ColdOne

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.


27 posted on 10/03/2012 10:55:18 AM PDT by MasterGunner01
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To: ColdOne

My question is what do they do to a child who throws away their vegetables?


28 posted on 10/03/2012 10:57:54 AM PDT by anoldafvet (One million people attended Obama's inauguration, 14 of them missed work)
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To: wkg

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.


29 posted on 10/03/2012 11:01:08 AM PDT by Polyxene (Out of the depths I have cried to Thee, O Lord; Lord, hear my voice.)
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To: apillar

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.


30 posted on 10/03/2012 11:07:51 AM PDT by muggs (Hope and Change = Hoax and Chains)
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To: ColdOne

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.


31 posted on 10/03/2012 11:10:01 AM PDT by jmacusa (Political correctness is cultural Marxism. I'm not a Marxist.)
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To: ColdOne
School May Install ‘Trash-Cams’ To Spy on Kids Tossing Veggies

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?

32 posted on 10/03/2012 11:30:19 AM PDT by The Sons of Liberty ("Get that evil, foreign, muslim, usurping, gay bastard out of MY White House!" FUBO!)
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To: wkg

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.


33 posted on 10/03/2012 2:17:19 PM PDT by roadcat
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To: ColdOne
...federally-mandated fruit and vegetables.

What's wrong with this phrase? Anyone? Bueller? Bueller?

34 posted on 10/03/2012 2:31:18 PM PDT by hattend (Firearms and ammunition...the only growing industries under the Obama regime.)
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