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...Michelle Obama Announces Commitment by Subway® Restaurants to Promote Healthier Choices to Kids
White House ^ | 1/23/14

Posted on 01/24/2014 11:10:01 AM PST by SoFloFreeper

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, First Lady Michelle Obama joined the Partnership for a Healthier America (PHA) and SUBWAY® along with SUBWAY® Famous Fans Michael Phelps, Nastia Liukin, and Justin Tuck at a local Washington, DC, SUBWAY® Restaurant, to announce a three-year commitment by the chain in support of her Let’s Move! initiative to promote healthier choices to kids, including launching its largest targeted marketing effort to date. In addition to strengthening its already nutritious menu offerings to kids, SUBWAY® will launch a new series of campaigns for kids aimed at increasing fruit and vegetable consumption and will set new standards for marketing products to families.

“I’m excited about these initiatives not just as a First Lady, but also as a mom,” said First Lady Michelle Obama. “Subway's kids' menu makes life easier for parents, because they know that no matter what their kids order, it’s going to be a healthy choice.”

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KEYWORDS: cronyism; food; letsmove; michelleobama; socialism; subway
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see ya, Subway.
1 posted on 01/24/2014 11:10:01 AM PST by SoFloFreeper
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To: SoFloFreeper

Support your local sub shop. Make Subway feel the pain of stupid.


2 posted on 01/24/2014 11:11:30 AM PST by bigbob (The best way to get a bad law repealed is to enforce it strictly. Abraham Lincoln)
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To: SoFloFreeper
Yep, Bye.

Starve the Children, just pennies a day.

Who elected her to be the nutrition Nazi in Chief?

3 posted on 01/24/2014 11:11:37 AM PST by Smokin' Joe (How often God must weep at humans' folly. Stand fast. God knows what He is doing.)
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To: SoFloFreeper

YEP - picking winners/losers again!

They ain’t the only ones making sammiches.


4 posted on 01/24/2014 11:11:41 AM PST by RebelTXRose
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To: SoFloFreeper

what are they gonna serve, broccoli sandwiches?

(kids ain’t gonna eat em, anyway...)


5 posted on 01/24/2014 11:12:13 AM PST by faithhopecharity (C)
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To: SoFloFreeper

A friend showed me the facebook page of Subway. The decision is not going over well.


6 posted on 01/24/2014 11:12:17 AM PST by SoFloFreeper
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To: SoFloFreeper

Subways—healthy? that’s a joke. Their sandwiches are adequate if you’re starving...but the cold cuts are not the best quality.


7 posted on 01/24/2014 11:12:48 AM PST by brooklyn dave ( Chris Christie's fat ass for president)
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To: SoFloFreeper
What ?

They fired JARED ??


8 posted on 01/24/2014 11:13:25 AM PST by knarf (I say things that are true .. I have no proof .. but they're true.)
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To: SoFloFreeper

Well, Buh.

Adios, Subway!


9 posted on 01/24/2014 11:14:38 AM PST by left that other site
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To: SoFloFreeper

Looks like I’m done with Subway. I refuse to support anyone who bends over for the Government nanny staters. Especially a nanny stater who has never been elected to anything.


10 posted on 01/24/2014 11:15:01 AM PST by FlingWingFlyer (ObamaCare. The "global warming" of healthcare plans.)
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To: SoFloFreeper

Money changing hands for sure.


11 posted on 01/24/2014 11:15:25 AM PST by SMARTY ("When you blame others, you give up your power to change." Robert Anthony)
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To: SoFloFreeper

Who could eat while having the Mooch stare at you?


12 posted on 01/24/2014 11:15:31 AM PST by Politicalkiddo (Forgiveness is the fragrance that the violet sheds on the heel that has crushed it. -M. Twain)
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To: SoFloFreeper

Kids will no longer have a Choice at Subway ? You get what Michelle Obama says you get and like it .


13 posted on 01/24/2014 11:16:01 AM PST by molson209 (Hillary Clinton)
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To: SoFloFreeper

How any reputable company can get in league with that decidedly overweight, pompous, and arrogant SOB is beyond me. Maybe they’ll use her arse photo for a “before” picture.

Honestly, she and everyone in our White House must live in a parallel universe . . . how can she still promote healthy lifestyles, when she is very overweight, her husband smokes, and he is probably engaging in very dangerous sexual encounters with his “lover”?


14 posted on 01/24/2014 11:16:40 AM PST by laweeks
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To: SoFloFreeper

Guess that’s another one that goes bye-bye. Keep the damn liberals/government out of private business.


15 posted on 01/24/2014 11:16:54 AM PST by EBH ( The Day of the Patriot has arrived.)
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To: faithhopecharity
what are they gonna serve, broccoli sandwiches?

(kids ain’t gonna eat em, anyway...)


Reminding me of the old joke:
Q. What's the difference between buggers and broccoli?

A. Kids won't eat broccoli.

16 posted on 01/24/2014 11:17:56 AM PST by fungoking (Tis a pleasure to live in the Ozarks)
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To: SoFloFreeper

Subway is a great place to eat, if the only alternative is roadkill ‘possum.

Walking in there and seeing Moochelle’s angry face would make the ‘possum worth eating.


17 posted on 01/24/2014 11:18:20 AM PST by Bryanw92 (Sic semper tyrannis)
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To: SoFloFreeper

Are they going to say that Subway will give you a big ol’ ghetto booty like Moochie’s?


18 posted on 01/24/2014 11:18:29 AM PST by brownsfan (Behold, the power of government cheese.)
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To: Politicalkiddo
This'll be posted above every table:

"That'd better be whole wheat bread!"


19 posted on 01/24/2014 11:19:54 AM PST by COBOL2Java (I'm a Christian, pro-life, pro-gun, Reaganite. The GOP hates me. Why should I vote for them?)
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To: SoFloFreeper

I see on the Facebook page someone hinting that Subway is paying Michele $41 million to do this spot.

Any way to find out if that is true?


20 posted on 01/24/2014 11:20:12 AM PST by EBH ( The Day of the Patriot has arrived.)
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To: SoFloFreeper

We took 4 of our grandchildren to dinner, last night, at a local restaurant. Three of them ordered chicken fingers and one steak tips. The one who ordered the steak tips had a choice of 3 different kinds of potato and a variety of veggies. He chose 2 potato sides. If their meals had come with a vegetable they would have left it on the plate. On the other hand, I have 2 granddaughters in CA.who would rather have the veggies any day. They like what they like.


21 posted on 01/24/2014 11:20:16 AM PST by surrey
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To: SoFloFreeper

That’s eyebrow-raising unethical.

Of course the Ubamas aren’t big on that ethics thing.


22 posted on 01/24/2014 11:20:29 AM PST by Nervous Tick (Without GOD, men get what they deserve.)
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To: SoFloFreeper

I quit eating there when I found out virtually everything they sell there and call meat is some kind of disguised turkey. I think even the potato chips!


23 posted on 01/24/2014 11:21:39 AM PST by Gaffer
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To: SoFloFreeper

The comments are brutal .... it’s apparent Subway has kicked a hornet’s nest. Evidently corporate HQ is getting many calls as well .... long wait reported.


24 posted on 01/24/2014 11:22:04 AM PST by MissMagnolia (You see, truth always resides wherever brave men still have ammunition. I pick truth. (John Ransom))
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To: Bryanw92
Subway is a great place to eat, if the only alternative is roadkill ‘possum.

Now wait a minute. How long has the possum been dead?

25 posted on 01/24/2014 11:22:49 AM PST by Tenacious 1 (My whimsical litany of satyric prose and avarice pontification of wisdom demonstrates my concinnity.)
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To: SoFloFreeper

my husband’s always trying to get me to go to Subway....no way now....and I think he’ll stop his visits, too....great move Subway....just got your business killed the commie Obama’s


26 posted on 01/24/2014 11:23:49 AM PST by goodnesswins (R.I.P. Doherty, Smith, Stevens, Woods.)
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To: knarf

Some time ago, yes. I hated him anyway.


27 posted on 01/24/2014 11:24:24 AM PST by Cyber Liberty (H.L. Mencken: "The urge to save humanity is almost always a false front for the urge to rule.")
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To: SoFloFreeper
I don't think you need a Facebook account to see Subway's Facebook page. It's worth a visit.

It warms the cockles of my heart to see virtually every comment there trashing Subway and its association with Michelle Obama.

The social media marketing people at Subway must be freaking.

It's like visiting FR.

28 posted on 01/24/2014 11:24:44 AM PST by Maceman
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To: SoFloFreeper

Hmmmmm. Isn’t subway owned by some doctors group? Will they get some “special” sauce when it comes to obiecare? Port-a-subs here I come. Sure would have liked to have had one last Eye-talian BMT.


29 posted on 01/24/2014 11:25:37 AM PST by rktman (Under my plan(scheme), the price of EVERYTHING will necessarily skyrocket! Period.)
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To: RebelTXRose

They forced McDonalds to provide apples not fries and look at them today.


30 posted on 01/24/2014 11:27:19 AM PST by edcoil ( "All men's miseries derive from not being able to sit in a quiet room alone." - Blaise Pascal)
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To: SoFloFreeper

Contact Customer Service...

http://m.subway.com/pages/contactus
My feedback -
“Just wanted to let you know that since you are teaming up with a certain individual who I have absolutely no respect for because she is a lying, damnable hypocrite when it comes to nutrition, I am no longer going to patronize any of your establishments.

Stupid, stupid, stupid...aligning with someone as “toxic” as her...but then I guess ideology trumps good business sense huh? There isn’t anyone else out there who isn’t as polarizing as her to use to promote healthy choices?

Stupid.”

see also:
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-chat/3114808/posts

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/3114854/posts


31 posted on 01/24/2014 11:28:08 AM PST by SZonian (Throwing our allegiances to political parties in the long run gave away our liberty.)
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To: rktman

Guessing she can get a footlong in sideways, without bumping a lip or gum!


32 posted on 01/24/2014 11:28:43 AM PST by King Hawk
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To: SoFloFreeper

I have several gift cards! too bad

I will use other local sub shops now.

NO MICHELLE..especially if she is getting paid for it!

Let her pay for her own parties and vacations then!


33 posted on 01/24/2014 11:29:00 AM PST by 3D-JOY
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To: Maceman

yup...they have been trying to keep up with deleting them and can’t.

BIG marketing mistake.


34 posted on 01/24/2014 11:29:47 AM PST by EBH ( The Day of the Patriot has arrived.)
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To: 3D-JOY

Gift cards are already money in Subways leger...
Might as well balance it out by actually getting product for the money already spent.


35 posted on 01/24/2014 11:30:21 AM PST by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter admits whom he's working for)
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To: Cyber Liberty

I never knew ... did he get caught eating a Papa John’s Pizza or somrthing ?


36 posted on 01/24/2014 11:30:33 AM PST by knarf (I say things that are true .. I have no proof .. but they're true.)
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To: SoFloFreeper

Funny how “going political” is a bad business decision ONLY if you’re supporting Conservatives.


37 posted on 01/24/2014 11:32:57 AM PST by Buckeye McFrog
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To: MissMagnolia

Delicious, isn’t it? I’m sure they’re stuck in a contract with Big Mo, so I hope they have signed their death warrant, unlike Cracker Barrel, who was able to quickly reverse their decision.


38 posted on 01/24/2014 11:33:45 AM PST by MomofMarine
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To: MomofMarine

Make sure to tell the corporate office why you are boycotting them.

Corporations should really stay out of politics.


40 posted on 01/24/2014 11:34:49 AM PST by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans!)
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To: EBH

The Subway sandwich chain will spend $41 million over three years to encourage them to eat more food that doesn’t come from a box, the first lady announced Thursday at one of the Connecticut-based company’s restaurants just north of the White House.

http://www.daily-times.com/farmington-religion/ci_24979138/subway-joins-first-lady-obamas-healthy-eating-effort


41 posted on 01/24/2014 11:36:23 AM PST by EBH ( The Day of the Patriot has arrived.)
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To: SoFloFreeper

Some people—I won’t mention any names, but her initials are MO—really need to get a life of their own and leave other people the hell alone!

Did her 3 ax handle wide butt coming from eating the wrong Subways?


42 posted on 01/24/2014 11:37:27 AM PST by basil (2ASisters.org)
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To: SoFloFreeper

Buh-bye Subway.


43 posted on 01/24/2014 11:37:36 AM PST by E. Pluribus Unum (“Education is a weapon whose effects depend on who holds it and at whom it is aimed.”— Joseph Sta)
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To: knarf

I have no idea why they dropped him. Might be because his character was obnoxious and had run it’s course.


44 posted on 01/24/2014 11:37:48 AM PST by Cyber Liberty (H.L. Mencken: "The urge to save humanity is almost always a false front for the urge to rule.")
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To: edcoil

Did they advertise for McDonalds? Our tax dollars are to be used to help “get the word out” for Subway...


45 posted on 01/24/2014 11:38:13 AM PST by RebelTXRose
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To: SoFloFreeper

And yet every time you see this beast eating in public, she’s shoving a burger and fries into her yap.


46 posted on 01/24/2014 11:38:19 AM PST by CatherineofAragon ((Support Christian white males----the architects of the jewel known as Western Civilization.))
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To: Buckeye McFrog

ask JC Penney about that


47 posted on 01/24/2014 11:39:26 AM PST by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans!)
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To: SoFloFreeper

I can see it now.......BROCCOLI ROCKS!


48 posted on 01/24/2014 11:44:46 AM PST by cincinnati65
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To: MomofMarine

They’ve agreed to spend $41 million on “media values” whatever the heck that means. The question I’d like to ask: Spend $41 million ... or else what? There’s either an Obama bundler in the woodwork at Subway or Chicago thuggery going on. The CEO said it’s a ‘natural extension’ of what they do .... I think he’s been smoking a little choom at the WH or something to agree to aligning himself with The Mooch.


49 posted on 01/24/2014 11:45:03 AM PST by MissMagnolia (You see, truth always resides wherever brave men still have ammunition. I pick truth. (John Ransom))
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To: SoFloFreeper

50 posted on 01/24/2014 11:45:53 AM PST by Kartographer ("We mutually pledge to each other our lives, our fortunes and our sacred honor.")
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