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USDA to Grandparents: Read Government Bedtime Stories to Encourage Healthy Eating
The Washington Free Beacon ^ | March 31, 2014 | Elizabeth Harrington

Posted on 03/31/2014 2:37:08 PM PDT by Biggirl

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is giving advice to grandparents on how they can get their grandkids to eat healthier, including instructions to give them “hugs” instead of treats, and read government bedtime stories.

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TOPICS: Culture/Society; Government; US: District of Columbia
KEYWORDS: grandparents; hugs; propaganda; usda

1 posted on 03/31/2014 2:37:09 PM PDT by Biggirl
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To: Biggirl

... and after sharing a big bowl of tofu, Jack and The Giant lived happily ever after.

The End.


2 posted on 03/31/2014 2:40:14 PM PDT by DuncanWaring (The Lord uses the good ones; the bad ones use the Lord.)
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To: Biggirl
Ruining the grandparent experience ...... indoctrination 24/7. Don't they get enough of this food stuff at school via The Mooch & her program(s)... you know, the ones where the kids are always hungry and are throwing most of the food in the trash?

“Discuss likes and dislikes of different foods and talk about what they eat at school or at home,” the agency said. “Involve grandkids in selecting and preparing foods for meals, and offer the same foods to everyone. Avoid making different dishes to please young, fussy eaters.”

3 posted on 03/31/2014 2:42:19 PM PDT by Qiviut (Obama: A Caesar at home & a Chamberlain abroad, dividing the country & uniting the world against us.)
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To: Biggirl

I like that: ‘Government bedside stories’. No Bible beside stories ever but how to be gay or lesbian very early.


4 posted on 03/31/2014 2:43:30 PM PDT by Vinylly (?)
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To: Biggirl

and give the kids nightmares????


5 posted on 03/31/2014 2:47:28 PM PDT by camle (keep an open mind and someone will fill it full of something for you)
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To: Biggirl

Grandma, can I have a piece of candy?

How ‘bout a hug instead?

Are you f.....g nuts!


6 posted on 03/31/2014 2:50:37 PM PDT by VerySadAmerican
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To: Biggirl

Did Joe Stalin ever go so far as to demand something as ridiculous as this?


7 posted on 03/31/2014 2:53:09 PM PDT by Gritty (Obama is a Caesar at home and a Chamberlain abroad - Richard Goodwin)
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To: Biggirl

GAG!


8 posted on 03/31/2014 2:57:45 PM PDT by mongo141 (Revolution ver. 2.0, just a matter of when, not a matter of if!)
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To: Biggirl

Will bedtime be the time grandparents talk to their grandkids about Obamacare?


9 posted on 03/31/2014 2:57:47 PM PDT by teacherwoes (Alethephobia-fear of hearing the truth)
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To: Biggirl

Government..Bedtime Stories????

ah ..I admit total ignorance in the area of Government..Bedtime Stories.

Is this trending....somewhere?

Snow White and the Seven IRS Agents, perhaps?

Dick and Jane..and their Dog ..NSA??


10 posted on 03/31/2014 2:58:03 PM PDT by MeshugeMikey ( "Never, never, never give up". Winston Churchill)
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To: Gritty

“Did Joe Stalin ever go so far as to demand something as ridiculous as this?”
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NO!, But then he just didn’t do things right, just ask the left wing , they will tell you.


11 posted on 03/31/2014 3:00:34 PM PDT by mongo141 (Revolution ver. 2.0, just a matter of when, not a matter of if!)
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To: Gritty
Did Joe Stalin ever go so far as to demand something as ridiculous as this?

This just part of today's kinder, gentler communism. Of course the camps and executions will come later.

12 posted on 03/31/2014 3:04:52 PM PDT by tbpiper
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To: Biggirl

A few years ago I bought my grandsons “Hey, Mom There’s a Liberal Under My Bed”. Do you think that would be approved reading?


13 posted on 03/31/2014 3:09:13 PM PDT by surrey
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To: DuncanWaring

....and then the dragon ATE the prince and princess
and lived happily ever after...the end. now go to sleep.


14 posted on 03/31/2014 3:11:50 PM PDT by tet68 ( " We would not die in that man's company, that fears his fellowship to die with us...." Henry V.)
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To: Biggirl

Even as an adult, seasoned as I am, government bedtime stories give me nightmares and government hugs cause me to sweat profusely.


15 posted on 03/31/2014 3:14:02 PM PDT by dforest
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To: Gritty
Did Joe Stalin ever go so far as to demand something as ridiculous as this


Miss Me Yet?

16 posted on 03/31/2014 3:16:53 PM PDT by Lazamataz (Early 2009 to 7/21/2013 - RIP my little girl Cathy. You were the best cat ever. You will be missed.)
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Actually I am sure they did do this times a thousand in the old Soviet Union


17 posted on 03/31/2014 3:18:32 PM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans!)
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To: Gritty

I can’t wait till these idiots leave on Marine One with that final goodbye wave. It’s going to be a hard fall back to reality for these fools.


18 posted on 03/31/2014 3:49:05 PM PDT by dandiegirl
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To: Biggirl

Once upon a time there was a small government but it wanted to get big so it ate and ate and ate and soon it was very big. Then all the grand parents and all the parents and all the little boys and girls took away all its food and would chase it away from their doors when it came looking for food until it was a small government again. And they lived happily ever after.

government stories...gotta love ‘em.


19 posted on 03/31/2014 3:50:02 PM PDT by Adder (No, Mr. Franklin, we could NOT keep it.)
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To: VerySadAmerican

So instead of baking cookies with my granddaughter, we should make a salad? I don’t think so.

Can’t these idiots just mind their own damn business???


20 posted on 03/31/2014 4:25:23 PM PDT by ilovesarah2012
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To: ilovesarah2012

No they can’t. Leftists really believe government should make all your decisions


21 posted on 03/31/2014 4:33:59 PM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans!)
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To: Biggirl

No, I prefer to read them THE SECRET UNDER THE STAIRCASE by I.M Lerner and Catherine Osornio. It’s a mystery that kids love and teaches how great the United States is and how government SHOULD operate.

Link: http://www.underthestaircase.com/for-parents

Discussion Questions for the book:

Adam Smith published The Wealth of Nations in 1776. Which other major document was published in 1776? What are the similarities between the two publications?
What is the difference between voluntary participation and forced participation? What is the difference between voluntary exchange and forced exchange?
What does “free to choose” mean to you?
Which economist was born in Kirkcaldy? Where in the world is Kirkcaldy!?
Who is your favorite character? Why?
Who is your least favorite character? Why?

Enjoy! ;-)


22 posted on 03/31/2014 5:00:36 PM PDT by SumProVita (Cogito, ergo....Sum Pro Vita - Modified Descartes)
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To: Biggirl

DISMANTLE the USDA. Confiscate the assets of every employee past and present.

http://www.usdebtclock.org

FUSDA


23 posted on 03/31/2014 5:11:36 PM PDT by PGalt
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To: PGalt

Hansel and Gretel?


24 posted on 03/31/2014 5:17:31 PM PDT by inpajamas (http://outskirtspress.com/ONE)
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To: inpajamas

: ) (after re-acquainting myself with the Grimm tale)


25 posted on 03/31/2014 5:26:52 PM PDT by PGalt
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To: Biggirl

Go away USDA, go far away. I already know how to raise a healthy child far better than you do. An omnipresent government is tyranny. Hillary once said it takes a village to raise a child. I’m the village as are others but Hillary and the government have NO place in it.


26 posted on 03/31/2014 7:57:33 PM PDT by JimSEA
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