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Chef Broke The Law By Cooking Healthy Food
Personal Liberty Digest ^ | October 23, 2012 | Jon Rappoport

Posted on 10/23/2012 9:06:24 PM PDT by Tolerance Sucks Rocks

Annika Eriksson, a long-time Swedish chef revered for her school lunches, has been squelched.

Has she made errors? Are her meals contaminated? Has the quality of her ingredients slipped? No, none of the above.

The trouble stems purely from the fact that her meals are too good. Yes, you read that right.

She’s exceeding expectations. She bakes fresh bread every day. She offers 15 different vegetables at lunchtime. She knows it pleases the students to have choices.

This is her crime because, you see, other schools don’t have the same benefits in the Falun district in Sweden. (This is called collectivist logic, something to avoid like the plague.)

Ericksson maintains her meals don’t go beyond budget allocations. She’s just doing a good thing. She obviously likes doing it; and, of course, the kids love her meals.

Now, there will be no more of her fresh baked bread. That will be replaced by store-bought bread.

And the array of 15 vegetables? Gone, too. She is allowed to offer only half as many.

Ericksson’s students and their parents are in an uproar. How can the authorities take away the wonderful lunches? Apparently, it’s more important to preserve one-size-fits-all collectivism than to serve healthy and innovative meals.

Why doesn’t the district send other school chefs to Eriksson, so they can learn how she makes her brand of magic?

When someone exceeds the standard in a positive direction, why not pull everyone else upward? Why push the brilliant person down?

The answer is obvious. The most important thing is the collectivist system. The individual who enters the system is expected to tailor his or her actions to the norm. That’s the game.

(Excerpt) Read more at personalliberty.com ...


TOPICS: Business/Economy; Constitution/Conservatism; Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; Editorial; Foreign Affairs; Government; News/Current Events; Philosophy; US: Wisconsin
KEYWORDS: annikaeriksson; ban; children; collectivism; communism; eatyourpeas; education; fascism; food; health; marxism; nannystate; nutrition; schoollunch; socialism; sweden
Chef Broke The Law By Cooking Healthy Food


1 posted on 10/23/2012 9:06:35 PM PDT by Tolerance Sucks Rocks
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks
a long-time Swedish chef


2 posted on 10/23/2012 9:09:33 PM PDT by ElkGroveDan (My tagline is in the shop.)
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

I do not like you or your brother,
I do not like the life I live,
But I am me, I am Aldonza.
And what I give, I choose to give.
One pair of arms is like another
It’s all the same, it’s all the same!


3 posted on 10/23/2012 9:10:08 PM PDT by ari-freedom
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To: Eric Blair 2084; SheLion; Gabz; Hank Kerchief; 383rr; libertarian27; traviskicks; bamahead; CSM; ...

And y’all thought ol’ 16-oz. Bloomberg was bad!

Oversease Nanny State PING!


4 posted on 10/23/2012 9:11:59 PM PDT by Tolerance Sucks Rocks (Obama should change his campaign slogan to "Yes, we am!" Sounds as stupid as his administration is.)
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

This is Bloomberg in reverse. Bloomberg is a health nazi but he is not a socialist. These people are more interested in redistributionism than anything.


5 posted on 10/23/2012 9:16:14 PM PDT by ari-freedom
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks; Lazmataz

***** “She bakes fresh bread every day” ******

Back off Laz ... this one is mine!

TT


6 posted on 10/23/2012 9:16:14 PM PDT by TexasTransplant (Radical islam is islam. Moderate islam is the Trojan Horse.)
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To: ari-freedom

They’re still telling this woman what she can cook. Technically, that’s nanny statism.


7 posted on 10/23/2012 9:19:19 PM PDT by Tolerance Sucks Rocks (Obama should change his campaign slogan to "Yes, we am!" Sounds as stupid as his administration is.)
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

Clearly she has been Harrison Bergeron-ed.

http://www.tnellen.com/cybereng/harrison.html


8 posted on 10/23/2012 9:27:32 PM PDT by FreedomPoster (Islam delenda est.)
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

The socialists want to control everything until everything is equal. If some have it better than others then they will be brought down and the failures will be brought up.

A nanny stater, like Bloomberg, wants to regulate here and there because he thinks he is smarter than everyone else.


9 posted on 10/23/2012 9:33:42 PM PDT by ari-freedom
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

Lutefisk, polsa, and Flygande Jakob for all, and you WILL eat all of it, or no blodpudding for dessert!


10 posted on 10/23/2012 9:52:14 PM PDT by ApplegateRanch (Love me, love my guns!©)
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

Lowest Common Denominator

Imagine living in a country where you aren’t allowed to be better, do better or have better than anyone else despite your ability


11 posted on 10/23/2012 10:02:35 PM PDT by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

This sort of retard stuff has brought down one Swedish leftist generation of gevernment already. The retareds do not learn.

Look up “Pomperipossa”.


12 posted on 10/23/2012 10:06:25 PM PDT by Hardraade (http://junipersec.wordpress.com (I will fear no muslim))
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To: FreedomPoster

Thanks for the link to the story... I use it in my freshmen English class, and it’s nice to have a place online where I can access it. It’s just another attempt undermine and out-Gramscii the Gramsciites by taking a long march through THEIR institutions. :)


13 posted on 10/23/2012 10:20:58 PM PDT by redpoll
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To: GeronL
Imagine living in a country where you aren’t allowed to be better, do better or have better than anyone else despite your ability.

Brilliant! Liberalism, socialism, communism, collectivism in a nutshell.

I may have to use that, it is just too good to not pass along.

14 posted on 10/23/2012 10:28:13 PM PDT by Sergio (An object at rest cannot be stopped! - The Evil Midnight Bomber What Bombs at Midnight)
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

More stupidity via artificially imposed “fairness” - the socialist mindset see nothing wrong with this.


15 posted on 10/23/2012 11:10:47 PM PDT by ThunderSleeps (Stop obama now! Stop the hussein - insane agenda!)
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

socialism is so forkin’ great, ain’t it. Crush the overachievers down. effing socialists.


16 posted on 10/23/2012 11:24:39 PM PDT by Secret Agent Man (I can neither confirm or deny that; even if I could, I couldn't - it's classified.)
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To: GeronL
Imagine living in a country where you aren’t allowed to be better, do better or have better than anyone else despite your ability

That sounds awful! I can't imagine living in a nation like that...oh, wait...

17 posted on 10/24/2012 12:08:46 AM PDT by Still Thinking (Freedom is NOT a loophole!)
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To: Still Thinking

bump


18 posted on 10/24/2012 12:10:11 AM PDT by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: Hardraade
Look up “Pomperipossa”.

Yes, I'll have to.

19 posted on 10/24/2012 12:12:42 AM PDT by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: redpoll

It’s quite an amazing thing, since Vonnegut was a serious socialist. Then again, so was Orwell.


20 posted on 10/24/2012 12:13:03 AM PDT by FreedomPoster (Islam delenda est.)
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

This story sounds familiar, whare have I heard it before?


21 posted on 10/24/2012 1:59:17 AM PDT by factoryrat (We are the producers, the creators. Grow it, mine it, build it.)
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks
Oh no, you can't name your baby THAT!

Sweden

Enacted in 1982, the Naming law in Sweden was originally created to prevent non-noble families from giving their children noble names, but a few changes to the law have been made since then.

The part of the law referencing first names reads: "First names shall not be approved if they can cause offense or can be supposed to cause discomfort for the one using it, or names which for some obvious reason are not suitable as a first name."

If you later change your name, you must keep at least one of the names that you were originally given, and you can only change your name once.

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Is it any wonder that the state would want to 'equalize' school lunches?

22 posted on 10/24/2012 2:15:51 AM PDT by Islander7 (There is no septic system so vile, so filthy, the left won't drink from to further their agenda)
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

Socialists don’t allow the rising tide to lift-up all boats; they pump the water out of the bay to lower all boats equally into the mud.


23 posted on 10/24/2012 3:17:50 AM PDT by carriage_hill ("0bummer's a towering figure" - even a Garden Gnome casts a long shadow at sunset.)
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

Utopian masterminds must drive everyone down to the lowest performers of our society. It ensures their able to control us thoroughly!


24 posted on 10/24/2012 5:01:28 AM PDT by CSM (Keeper of the Dave Ramsey Ping list. FReepmail me if you want your beeber stuned.)
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks
Capitialism is about enabling individuals to rise to their highest potential.

Socialism is about pounding everyone down to the level of the lowest common denominator.

25 posted on 10/24/2012 7:26:38 AM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum (Government is the religion of the psychopath.)
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

Thanks for the ping!


26 posted on 10/24/2012 9:12:22 AM PDT by Alamo-Girl
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To: FreedomPoster

>>>It’s quite an amazing thing, since Vonnegut was a serious socialist. Then again, so was Orwell.<<<

I was going to comment on the liberalism of Vonnegut, but stopped myself and kept on topic. Vonnegut wrote the story in 1961, back in the days when there were still people who thought of themselves as liberals but also thought of themselves as anti-communist and pro-military - I’m thinking of Scoop Jackson and Jack Kennedy, but there were many others. “Harrison Bergeron” shows promise of his eyes opening to the horrors of the utopian state. However, it looks like he was swept up into the leftist antiwar fervor that came soon afterwards, with its focus on America hatred. He wrote an entire book centered around the bombing of Dresden, which was carted out by leftists when I was a boy as the classic example of how we were just as bad as the Nazis.

Still, it’s good that my students have a seed planted in their minds about the evils of so-called good intentions, equality of results, and government overreach. This story’s protagonist is 14 years old, too, and teenagers love reading about themselves.


27 posted on 10/24/2012 1:08:17 PM PDT by redpoll
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To: redpoll

You’re doing excellent work on all that. And I read Slaughterhouse Five in high school out of the school library, along with pretty much the entire Vonnegut catalog, in the mid-70s. Pretty amazing that they had Breakfast of Champions, when you think about it.

On the general topic of socialists, see the Hayek quote on my FR profile page. It’s the 3rd one down, two paragraphs.


28 posted on 10/24/2012 5:43:06 PM PDT by FreedomPoster (Islam delenda est.)
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To: ari-freedom

Wrong. The failures are NEVER brought up.


29 posted on 10/24/2012 7:15:46 PM PDT by ichabod1 (Spriiingtime for islam, and tyranny. Winter for US and frieeends. . .)
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