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Subway joins first lady Michelle Obama's healthy eating effort
The Patriot-News / The Associated Press ^ | January 25, 2014

Posted on 01/26/2014 12:10:09 AM PST by 2ndDivisionVet

Michelle Obama is getting a new ally in her campaign to get kids to eat more fruits and vegetables.

The first lady was expected to announce Thursday that the Subway sandwich chain will spend $41 million over three years to encourage finicky young eaters to eat more food that comes out of the ground or grows on trees. The announcement was being made at a Subway shop near the White House.

Subway will only offer a kids' menu that mirrors federal standards for school lunches. That includes offering apples on the side and low-fat or nonfat plain milk or water as a default beverage....

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TOPICS: Business/Economy; Culture/Society; Government; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: badmovesubway; buttweighttheresmore; cunexttuesday; economy; fastfood; food; michelleobama; moochelle; nnnystate; obama; retail; subway
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They just lost my business.
1 posted on 01/26/2014 12:10:10 AM PST by 2ndDivisionVet
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“Subway will only offer a kids’ menu that mirrors federal standards for school lunches.”

Yeah, we all know how well that worked out.


2 posted on 01/26/2014 12:15:21 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: 2ndDivisionVet

Agreed.


3 posted on 01/26/2014 12:15:37 AM PST by Antihero101607
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

They are getting hammered on their Facebook page!!


4 posted on 01/26/2014 12:17:20 AM PST by SWAMPSNIPER (yO)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

A dumb corporate move. People are not going out for this find of food. More than half the nation does not like Obama or his wife and don’t want to be reminded of them on a family outing. People don’t like to be frustrated. They will keep their distance from the new Michelle-ordered school lunch kind of food they’re going to pay for, but the kids won’t eat.


5 posted on 01/26/2014 12:18:19 AM PST by Seeing More Clearly Now
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Michelle Obama is eating healthy?

When did that happen?


6 posted on 01/26/2014 12:18:55 AM PST by F15Eagle (1Jn4:15;5:4-5,11-13;Mt27:50-54;Mk15:33-34;Jn3:17-18,6:69,11:25,14:6,20:31;Ro10:8-11;1Tm2:5-6;Ti3:4-7)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

OOPS !


7 posted on 01/26/2014 12:20:41 AM PST by caww
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Mine too, just like McD’s did when they stopped my ability to CCW. Noticed we had another mass mall shooting, a mall does not allow GUNS owners to carry on their property.


8 posted on 01/26/2014 12:21:57 AM PST by GailA (IF you fail to keep your promises to the Military, you won't keep them to Citizens!)
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To: F15Eagle

Michelle Obama is eating healthy?

When did that happen?


About 50 extra pounds ago.


9 posted on 01/26/2014 12:25:25 AM PST by laplata (Liberals don't get it .... their minds are diseased.)
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To: SWAMPSNIPER

Good one here after some liberal idiot pulled ... wait for it ... the race card.

~~~ It has to be racism, it certainly couldn’t be the anti-buisness, radical left, endless spending, high unemployment, moving jobs overseas, obstructionist, divisionist, tell the people they can’t do anything without the government, anti-constitution, take multi-million dollar vacations while insulting the behaviors of the rich policies that she promotes and her husband forces down our throat. The race card is used by people like Debra when they have zero information to use, it insults those who actually suffered racism and demeans their horrific treatment as a punch line.~~~

Facts mean so little to liberals like her.


10 posted on 01/26/2014 12:25:25 AM PST by F15Eagle (1Jn4:15;5:4-5,11-13;Mt27:50-54;Mk15:33-34;Jn3:17-18,6:69,11:25,14:6,20:31;Ro10:8-11;1Tm2:5-6;Ti3:4-7)
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To: caww
This is just too funny!


11 posted on 01/26/2014 12:27:22 AM PST by caww
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To: laplata

12 posted on 01/26/2014 12:28:08 AM PST by F15Eagle (1Jn4:15;5:4-5,11-13;Mt27:50-54;Mk15:33-34;Jn3:17-18,6:69,11:25,14:6,20:31;Ro10:8-11;1Tm2:5-6;Ti3:4-7)
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13 posted on 01/26/2014 12:30:00 AM PST by caww
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Of all the idiotic corporate moves in the name of political appeasements this one is a whopper. Subway food for the most part is healthy for kids or adults to eat.
14 posted on 01/26/2014 12:31:40 AM PST by cva66snipe ((Two Choices left for U.S. One Nation Under GOD or One Nation Under Judgment? Which one say ye?))
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
This has to be one of the dumbest corporate moves I've seen in a long time.
The ones in the two towns next to me are not that great to start with, this should just about do it for them.
Idiots.
15 posted on 01/26/2014 12:36:23 AM PST by The Cajun (Sarah Palin, Mark Levin, Ted Cruz, Mike Lee, Louie Gohmert......Nuff said.)
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To: caww
Look at this one and increase the size of the image ...
16 posted on 01/26/2014 12:36:43 AM PST by F15Eagle (1Jn4:15;5:4-5,11-13;Mt27:50-54;Mk15:33-34;Jn3:17-18,6:69,11:25,14:6,20:31;Ro10:8-11;1Tm2:5-6;Ti3:4-7)
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17 posted on 01/26/2014 12:40:10 AM PST by caww
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18 posted on 01/26/2014 12:41:27 AM PST by caww
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To: The Cajun

19 posted on 01/26/2014 12:44:17 AM PST by caww
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
encourage finicky young eaters to eat more food that... grows on trees.

Based on my understanding of their beliefs, I can only presume this means the Mooch wants kids to eat money.


20 posted on 01/26/2014 12:45:22 AM PST by C210N (When people fear government there is tyranny; when government fears people there is liberty)
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21 posted on 01/26/2014 12:46:19 AM PST by caww
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To: C210N

Rotflol!


22 posted on 01/26/2014 12:46:57 AM PST by caww
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To: F15Eagle
In Protest!


23 posted on 01/26/2014 12:49:14 AM PST by caww
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She’s disgusting in every way.


24 posted on 01/26/2014 12:53:30 AM PST by laplata (Liberals don't get it .... their minds are diseased.)
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To: F15Eagle

What a fake.


25 posted on 01/26/2014 12:54:17 AM PST by laplata (Liberals don't get it .... their minds are diseased.)
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To: caww

I have never figured out why the press thinks we want to see so many photos of this or any President eating? We know they eat, and, so what? I don’t need to see food entering their mouths. I’ve seen this with the Bushes and the Clintons. No, I’m not shocked that The President of First Lady eat food. No, I’m not planning to purchase a calendar showing eat of the month photos. Unless you really do catch Bronco eating Dog, I don’t want to see it.


26 posted on 01/26/2014 12:56:33 AM PST by lee martell
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Pathetic self interest on Subways part.... Just pathetic.


27 posted on 01/26/2014 12:58:52 AM PST by Bullish (America should yank Obama like a rotten tooth before he poisons the entire body)
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To: caww

It’s too late for me to be getting hungry. It’s too late. I want that.


28 posted on 01/26/2014 1:02:24 AM PST by Rastus
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To: caww

Ooooo..... That looks good man!


29 posted on 01/26/2014 1:05:16 AM PST by Bullish (America should yank Obama like a rotten tooth before he poisons the entire body)
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To: Bullish; Rastus

Oh yea! Love steak and chops...anything grilled!


30 posted on 01/26/2014 1:08:23 AM PST by caww
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To: laplata

I don’t think Michele will make it through the next couple years without a host of “escapes”..”vacations” etc. ....she’s still not handling being First LAdy well...why all the secrecy about her birthday bash...and sleepover with Oprah?

I just think she wants out of the whole deal..Obama included...so when it looks like she’ll break..they send her somewhere.


31 posted on 01/26/2014 1:11:12 AM PST by caww
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They just lost my business.

Ditto.
32 posted on 01/26/2014 1:33:55 AM PST by PA Engineer (Liberate America from the Occupation Media.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Reminds me of the required "social" demands on businesses in Ayn Rand's We the Living, the closest Rand would come to an autobiography and much more concise than Atlas Schrugged.

Maybe Subway's doing this out of a sense of *cough* social responsibility, or perhaps they've been offered - er - opportunities or flatout strongarmed into countermanding business sense.

Whatever it is, the more businesses comply with Administrative ... invitations... the more "social" pressure for others to fall in line without a whimper.
33 posted on 01/26/2014 1:50:06 AM PST by Titan Magroyne (What one person receives without working for, another person must work for without receiving.)
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Or maybe the NSA has compromising photos of the Subway CEO.


34 posted on 01/26/2014 1:55:53 AM PST by nonliberal (Sent from a payphone in a whorehouse in Mexico.)
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35 posted on 01/26/2014 2:01:55 AM PST by Zakeet (If socialists understood economics, they wouldn't be socialists - Friedrich Hayek)
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36 posted on 01/26/2014 2:14:45 AM PST by JoeProBono (SOME IMAGES MAY BE DISTURBING VIEWER DISCRETION IS ADVISED;-{)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Yep....that healthy diet will really go over well with the teenagers in D. C. Wonder if the taxpayers will be bailing out Subway now.


37 posted on 01/26/2014 2:22:23 AM PST by txrefugee
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Agreed. Unfortunately, Subway is my favorite “fast food.”


38 posted on 01/26/2014 2:30:31 AM PST by gattaca (The heart of the wise inclines to the right, but the heart of the fool to the left. Ecclesiastes10:2)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Stopped eating their sandwiches a long time ago. Their dried out, tasteless bread that smashes down to a half inch was horrible to base a sanwich shop on. Quiznos or better yet Jimmy Johns sandwiches run circles around subway. But, it makes sense for the inferior gubbmint to put their clout behind an inferior product.


39 posted on 01/26/2014 2:32:51 AM PST by redcatcherb412
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To: SWAMPSNIPER
Indeed they are. Have never seen such an overwhelmingly negative response on Facebook.

And I have just finished adding my displeasure to the thousands of similar comments.

40 posted on 01/26/2014 2:48:53 AM PST by DakotaGator (Weep for the lost Republic! And keep your powder dry!!)
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- kickbacks
- payola
- $15M good deal

unequal income distribution?????????????????????????

- $4M Hawaiin Vaca
- $100M Afreakin Vaca

- Perterbuilt Bumper Sticker - WIDE LOAD -


41 posted on 01/26/2014 2:53:29 AM PST by devolve ("He's just 'too talented' to do what 'ordinary people' do." "Barry of Bungle" "Homo Electus")
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Yep, me too. No more Subway.


42 posted on 01/26/2014 2:59:47 AM PST by Gen.Blather
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To: Titan Magroyne
Subway Solyndraway
43 posted on 01/26/2014 3:08:03 AM PST by N. Theknow (Kennedys-Can't drive, can't ski, can't fly, can't skipper a boat-But they know what's best for you.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

they lost me when they started using sliced meat that was sliced in a factory somewhere weeks before using it in a sandwich.
In stead of slicing it off a big ole piece as you use it.


44 posted on 01/26/2014 3:40:42 AM PST by Joe Boucher ((FUBO) obammy lied and lied and lied)
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Have never really been thrilled about Subway in general. This just seals the deal.

Time to cut down on fast food more me anyway and get back to more fruits and vegetables. And I don’t need the FLOTUS to tell me that.

She needs to hit Obamabots where it hurts ...Popeyes, KFC, etc. I’m not being racist — this is reality. As a nurse the FIRST thing I’d see these folks bring into the hospital usually, even if they’re dying of strokes or heart attacks is CHICKEN, deep, heavily fried, and lots of it.


45 posted on 01/26/2014 3:53:42 AM PST by LibsRJerks
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Rats. I have been eating there once a week average for years. bye bye It’s sad because these are individual franchises. I like my little store and the people who run it and work there.


46 posted on 01/26/2014 4:37:10 AM PST by Mercat
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Don’t think I’ll be eating at any restaurant that marches in formation with Michelle Obama.


47 posted on 01/26/2014 4:50:53 AM PST by dinodino
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

This will be the death of them.
Too bad.
I like their turkey bacon wraps


48 posted on 01/26/2014 4:52:28 AM PST by Scotswife
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To: Seeing More Clearly Now

And if the kid is already hungry from being deprived of calories at school - they most definitely aren’t going to order another Obamameal


49 posted on 01/26/2014 4:54:17 AM PST by Scotswife
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Lettuce sandwich.....

Split a sandwich roll and fill with shredded lettuce


50 posted on 01/26/2014 4:56:11 AM PST by bert ((K.E. N.P. N.C. +12 ..... History is a process, not an event)
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