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Ban Mention of Pork in Dearborn Schools to Prevent Muslim Obesity?
http://www.frontpagemag.com ^ | april 26, 2014 | daniel greenfield

Posted on 04/26/2014 6:02:03 PM PDT by lowbridge

It seems that Blue Cross and Blue Shield dolled out $73,000 not to fight obesity, but to promote Islam.

Dearborn is set to be a part of a new program that aims to study and help prevent obesity, particularly among Arab American children, thanks to a nearly $73,000 grant.

Suha Kridli, assistant professor at Oakland University’s School of Nursing who secured the grant from the Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan Foundation for the “Improving Health Behaviors in Arab American Youth” project, said she selected Dearborn for its high concentration of Arab Americans.

The plan, she said, is to for an advisory committee comprised of Dearborn public schools faculty and community members to offer suggestions for changes to the curriculum, like removing mention of foods that Arab Americans typically don’t eat, like pork, and including mention of holidays that they celebrate, like Eid.

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TOPICS: Culture/Society; News/Current Events; Philosophy; US: Michigan
KEYWORDS: dearborn; greenfield; islam; loseweightwithwords; muslims

1 posted on 04/26/2014 6:02:03 PM PDT by lowbridge
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To: lowbridge

Just to let you know - does 9/11 mean anything?


2 posted on 04/26/2014 6:02:51 PM PDT by SkyDancer (I Believe In The Law Until It Intereferes With Justice. And Pay Your Liberty Tax Citizen.)
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To: lowbridge
Bakery won't make a cake for a homosexual wedding?? -- Heinous crime by Christians!! What about separation of church and state??
Blue Cross actively promoting Islam?? -- Of course. Diversity, you know. You have to respect religion. I mean ... you have to.
3 posted on 04/26/2014 6:04:55 PM PDT by ClearCase_guy
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To: lowbridge

I live in Northern NJ, a place with many people of Arab descent. I have not found them to tend to fat, they are rather slender as a group. OK, some older people may be heavy, but children and young adults, no. Quite thin as a rule, so I don’t get what they are driving at.


4 posted on 04/26/2014 6:05:26 PM PDT by jocon307
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To: lowbridge

Waste of money as they’re slowly being replaced by middle eastern Christians. (Who don’t eat a lot of pork themselves)


5 posted on 04/26/2014 6:08:45 PM PDT by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: lowbridge

Put up a sign: PORK IS NOT KOSHER


6 posted on 04/26/2014 6:12:27 PM PDT by onedoug
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To: cripplecreek
I don't understand. Muslims don't eat pork, so you can't tell ANY student that eating a pound of bacon is not the best for your health?

How asinine is this?

Vegans don't eat animal products, so nobody can even speak of eggs or cheese?

Do I have the logic correct?

7 posted on 04/26/2014 6:13:40 PM PDT by boop (I just wanted a President. But I got a rock.)
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To: boop

Just a means of wasting money and pimping one way diversity.


8 posted on 04/26/2014 6:18:18 PM PDT by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: SkyDancer

“Just to let you know - does 9/11 mean anything?”

I knew it at the time, 9/11 wasn’t enough to wake up the country to the specific threat - it only let the country know that there are mean terrorists out there. We needed 2 more 9/11’s - thankfully didn’t happen, but it also means the country, as a whole, is clueless.


9 posted on 04/26/2014 6:18:59 PM PDT by BobL
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To: lowbridge

There’s a reason why it’s referred to as Dearbornistan.


10 posted on 04/26/2014 6:19:41 PM PDT by Yo-Yo (Is the /sarc tag really necessary?)
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To: jocon307

I would think that they would have a more healthy diet than most. They eat a lot of grilled meats, veggies and fruit.


11 posted on 04/26/2014 6:20:41 PM PDT by windcliff
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To: lowbridge
Not just pork, but the very "mention" of it is a cause of obesity among muslims.

I gain weight when I hear the word "oreo"...but I don't have the same reaction to "BBQ".

12 posted on 04/26/2014 6:23:41 PM PDT by RoosterRedux
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To: jocon307

“....I don’t get what they are driving at.”

.
Sheesh, don’t you know?

It is in their malevolent nature to bitch. That’s why the people in the ME deserve the Saddam Hussein type of ruler to keep them in line.

Democracy and self-rule is wasted on Muslims and is certainly not promoted in the butcher’s handbook, the Koran.


13 posted on 04/26/2014 6:29:04 PM PDT by 353FMG
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To: lowbridge

Bacon, bacon, bacon, bacon, bacon, bacon, bacon, bacon, bacon, bacon, bacon, bacon, bacon, bacon, bacon, bacon, bacon, bacon, bacon, bacon, bacon, bacon, bacon, bacon, bacon, bacon, bacon, bacon, bacon, bacon, bacon, bacon, bacon, bacon, bacon, bacon, bacon, bacon, bacon, bacon, bacon, bacon, bacon, bacon, bacon, bacon, bacon, bacon, bacon, bacon, bacon, bacon, bacon, bacon, bacon, bacon, bacon, bacon, bacon, bacon, bacon, bacon, bacon, bacon, bacon, bacon, bacon, bacon, bacon, bacon, bacon, bacon, bacon, bacon, bacon, bacon, bacon, bacon, bacon, bacon, bacon, bacon, bacon, bacon, bacon, bacon, bacon, bacon, bacon, bacon, bacon, bacon, bacon, bacon, bacon, bacon, bacon, bacon, bacon, bacon, bacon, bacon, bacon, bacon, bacon, bacon, bacon, bacon, bacon, bacon, bacon, bacon, bacon, bacon, bacon, bacon, bacon, bacon, bacon, bacon, bacon, bacon, bacon, bacon, bacon, bacon, bacon, bacon, bacon, bacon, bacon, bacon, bacon, bacon, bacon, bacon, bacon, bacon, bacon, bacon, bacon, bacon, bacon, bacon, bacon, bacon, bacon, bacon, bacon, bacon, bacon, bacon, bacon, bacon, bacon, bacon, bacon, bacon, bacon, bacon, bacon, bacon,

Oh, also BBQ pork rinds.


14 posted on 04/26/2014 6:38:29 PM PDT by WorkingClassFilth
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To: SkyDancer

Apparently terror works.


15 posted on 04/26/2014 6:38:34 PM PDT by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both.)
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To: windcliff
They eat a lot of grilled meats, veggies and fruit.

In the Middle East and south Asia, that's probably true. Latin Americans eat some decent fruits, grains and legumes in their native countries, too. However, when they come to the US, especially a couple of generations in, they tend to eat high-fat, high-carb, high-sugar junk, and get obese and develop type-2 diabetes before they're 30.

16 posted on 04/26/2014 6:40:15 PM PDT by Tax-chick (I'd forgotten how much fun it is having a dog.)
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To: lowbridge
I don't give a rat's hindquarters....sorry,a *pig's* hindquarters...about what moslems think about pork or Eids.I'll mention pork regularly and I'll mention Eids *never*.
17 posted on 04/26/2014 6:44:08 PM PDT by Gay State Conservative (Stalin Blamed The Kulaks,Obama Blames The Tea Party)
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To: windcliff

Actually, Muslims suffer from a high incidence of diabetes. They eat a huge amount of white rice.


18 posted on 04/26/2014 7:12:41 PM PDT by angry elephant (Endangered species in Seattle)
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To: lowbridge
I can't figure out even the pseudo-logic that the mention of some food you can't or won't eat has any effect on your weight. I won't suddenly decide on gorging on horse, dog, cat or rat if someone mentioned it.

Although I guess if you had been bacon deprived all of your life you might go a little crazy once you have your first piece.

19 posted on 04/26/2014 7:22:36 PM PDT by KarlInOhio (Republican amnesty supporters don't care whether their own homes are called mansions or haciendas.)
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To: lowbridge

What happened to self control? 15 has always been my limit on shnitzengruben.


20 posted on 04/26/2014 7:35:35 PM PDT by posterchild
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To: lowbridge

Is that a suicide vest, or is little Abdul just really fat?


21 posted on 04/26/2014 7:36:38 PM PDT by Hugin
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To: onedoug

22 posted on 04/26/2014 9:16:51 PM PDT by Slings and Arrows (Richard Warman censors free speech.)
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To: WorkingClassFilth
and Ham.

Put the HAM back in MoHAMmad

23 posted on 04/26/2014 10:26:55 PM PDT by SandRat (Duty - Honor - Country! What else needs said?)
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To: lowbridge

I don’t care if the effendis are offended! Let them leave!


24 posted on 04/27/2014 2:31:42 AM PDT by sheik yerbouty ( Make America and the world a jihad free zone!)
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To: lowbridge

Hey ALL you moose limbs,
UP YOURS,
Pork, it’s what’s for dinner.


25 posted on 04/27/2014 3:33:34 AM PDT by Joe Boucher ((FUBO) obammy lied and lied and lied)
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To: lowbridge

“Improving Health Behaviors in Arab American Youth” project
Keeping the domestic terrorists healthy until adulthood


26 posted on 04/27/2014 4:49:27 AM PDT by ronnie raygun
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To: SkyDancer
Just to let you know - does 9/11 mean anything?

Of course ... it means the evil U.S. policies have brought on these attacks by the poor, defenseless Muslims and we need to be kinder and gentler to them and cater to their every whim. Duh!

/s

27 posted on 04/27/2014 6:47:44 AM PDT by al_c (Obama's standing in the world has fallen so much that Kenya now claims he was born in America.)
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To: Slings and Arrows

‘Put it up in A-rab.’


28 posted on 04/27/2014 7:21:58 AM PDT by onedoug
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