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CNN anchor: Michelle Obama signed healthy kids bill into law
CainTV ^ | 28 May 2014 | Dan Calabrese

Posted on 05/29/2014 5:40:10 AM PDT by Gamecock

The anchor is Carol Costello, and apparently Hillary is wasting her time chasing her shot at equality with Bill, when it turns out First Ladies actually had presidential powers all along. Who needs Schoolhouse Rock when you can learn from clips like this?

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The easy excuse, and the one I'm sure CNN will offer, is that she "just misspoke." You know. It was Michelle's initiative. The dude is her husband, after all. The Bible says husbands and wives become one flesh so it's sort of like she was guiding his hand, or maybe there was a quid pro quo about which we need not know.

But I don't think Costello should get off that easy - or should I say, whoever wrote the teleprompter copy she was reading. It's a basic matter of actually engaging your brain in some sort of connectivity to what is coming out of your mouth. You do know that under no circumstances can the First Lady sign anything in law, don't you? Don't you? Yes, she's a famous celebrity who lives in the White House and who fascinates us (well, maybe you) with her fashion and so forth, but she has no more constitutional power than my 13-year-old son.

Could there really be members of the media who think Michelle Obama wields executive power, seeing as how she's so famous and we see her on the news a lot? You'd have to be pretty shallow to think such a thing, and surely no one that shallow could get a job on a major national cable news channel. Right?

Think long and hard before you answer.

By the way, as to Michelle's healthy kids initiative itself, it's not going so well. Turns out the vaunted salad bars cost the schools a lot to stock and operate, and kids don't want to eat salad. So the snack racks are back!

The School Department has refused to stock the salad bar since September and — to the horror of the school’s health and wellness committee — has reinstated the sale of snacks, including cookies and Doritos, during lunch.

As Michelle Obama campaigns across the country to get more salad bars into public schools, many educators, students, and parents are befuddled by Boston’s decision to weed out salad bars from its cafeterias. Nearly all of the six salad bar stations that once operated in Boston schools were donated by a foundation pushing Obama’s cause.

“It is outrageous,” said Susan Trotz, a guidance counselor at the Curley and cochair of the health and wellness committee. “There’s an epidemic of childhood diabetes and obesity in this country. We need to give our students healthy and good-tasting choices. We need to give our students real food not processed food.”

Cost is part of the calculation. The school system’s food services program has been quietly shutting down the salad bars over the past two years as it has struggled with millions of dollars in financial losses. The program racked up a $3.6 million deficit last school year and is on track to incur similar losses this year, according to a review the School Department released last week that also unveiled widespread mis-management and dysfunction in the program.

Pretty good example of the inherent limits to government's power to make us healthy. Sorry to inform you of this, Mrs. Obama, but kids don't want to eat salad. Hey, I love salad! I eat it every day. But I'm 47. When I was a kid I didn't like it any more than these kids, and yet you goaded the public schools into putting millions on the line sticking it in front of them, only to see the food and the money wasted because, duh, kids don't want to eat salad.

Nice try. Remember that next time you, uh, sign a bill into


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1 posted on 05/29/2014 5:40:10 AM PDT by Gamecock
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To: Gamecock
and yet you goaded the public schools

more like tied it to funding.

2 posted on 05/29/2014 5:45:28 AM PDT by Cyclone59 (Where are we going, and what's with the handbasket?)
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To: Gamecock

Shut up and eat your salad the QUEEN has spoken.


3 posted on 05/29/2014 5:47:50 AM PDT by bikerman (Imagination is more important than intelligence)
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To: Gamecock

Carol Costello-—probably the stupidest news babe out there today.


4 posted on 05/29/2014 5:58:08 AM PDT by Timber Rattler (Just say NO! to RINOS and the GOP-E)
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To: Gamecock

Carol said this?

Hell, I use to think was hot.

Now it seems she’s just plain stoopit.

kant stand stoopit people.

Zot


5 posted on 05/29/2014 6:00:42 AM PDT by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously-you won't live through it anyway-Enjoy Yourself ala Louis Prima)
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To: Gamecock

Just curiously, MO not being duly elected to ANYTHING and legally NOT representing ANYONE... what standing does she have to SIGN ANYTHING INTO LAW??


6 posted on 05/29/2014 6:02:15 AM PDT by SMARTY ("When you blame others, you give up your power to change." Robert Anthony)
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To: Gamecock

Don’t they remind you of the characters of Mr. & Mrs. Bumble in movie adaptation of Dickens’ “OLIVER”:

“MORE, YOU WANT MORE???!!!!!”

The Mrs. does seem to have gotten a bit heftier since the December 13, 2010 clip in the link.


7 posted on 05/29/2014 6:09:11 AM PDT by BilLies (sharyl attkisson is alive and well HOORAY!!!!!)
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To: SMARTY

BULLY PULPIT(MOO MOO)?


8 posted on 05/29/2014 6:15:16 AM PDT by BilLies (sharyl attkisson is alive and well HOORAY!!!!!)
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To: Gamecock

Truth be known... Moochelle probably DID sign the bill into law.

“Yo Barry...dem guys bring up my food bill yet? They did? Let me hold your pen a minute. This should get dem white folks all wee-weed up.”


9 posted on 05/29/2014 6:19:26 AM PDT by moovova
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To: Gamecock

I’m surprised Mariechelle Obamanette put her fork down from her $200 meal long enough to sign it.


10 posted on 05/29/2014 6:23:30 AM PDT by AppyPappy
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To: BilLies
**The Mrs. does seem to have gotten a bit heftier since the December 13, 2010 clip in the link.**

Can't prove it, but I think that many pastors who go on about the sin, week after week after week, may have had or even still do, have issues with that sin.

Maybe self-appointed Empresses do the same.

11 posted on 05/29/2014 6:28:38 AM PDT by Gamecock (#BringTheAdultsBackToDC)
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To: BilLies
**The Mrs. does seem to have gotten a bit heftier since the December 13, 2010 clip in the link.**

Can't prove it, but I think that many pastors who go on about the sin, week after week after week, may have had or even still do, have issues with that sin.

Maybe self-appointed Empresses do the same.

12 posted on 05/29/2014 6:28:38 AM PDT by Gamecock (#BringTheAdultsBackToDC)
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To: Gamecock

If that really happened, then there is no law to violate.


13 posted on 05/29/2014 6:32:38 AM PDT by mikey_hates_everything
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To: mikey_hates_everything

Arrest that woman for impersonating a government official!!


14 posted on 05/29/2014 6:34:13 AM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans)
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To: SMARTY

Sign on Carol Costello’s forehead: “Ample Room for Sewage Storage Inside—Lowest Rates! Inquire Below!”


15 posted on 05/29/2014 6:34:37 AM PDT by Milton Miteybad (I am Jim Thompson. {Really.})
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To: bikerman
“There’s an epidemic of childhood diabetes and obesity in this country. We need to give our students healthy and good-tasting choices. We need to give our students real food not processed food.”

and they think one meal, 180 days a year is going to solve this epidemic...

16 posted on 05/29/2014 6:48:37 AM PDT by latina4dubya (when i have money i buy books... if i have anything left, i buy 6-inch heels and a bottle of wine...)
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To: Gamecock

I propose that the elimination of the whole concept of First Lady be in order. The fault goes both ways with this vestige of royalty. The wife of the President should have no say in anything. She is not elected, and should not hold any office, real or pseudo. Congress should allocate zero dollars for the office of the First Lady, from now until eternity.


17 posted on 05/29/2014 7:18:30 AM PDT by gusty (9)
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To: SMARTY

Maybe she’s a Co-president like Hillary was.


18 posted on 05/29/2014 7:20:47 AM PDT by ViLaLuz (2 Chronicles 7:14)
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To: Gamecock

The divine right of kings also applies to Empress Michelle. Let it be written...let it be done.


19 posted on 05/29/2014 7:21:17 AM PDT by The Great RJ
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To: Gamecock

Government schools are part time youth internment camps, designed for education and reeducation in communist ideology, and all the people are forced by the power of our communist government to pay for it.


20 posted on 05/29/2014 7:27:17 AM PDT by PoloSec ( Believe the Gospel: how that Christ died for our sins, was buried and rose again)
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To: Vendome

“kant stand stoopit people.”

And their’s know weigh two fix stoopit!


21 posted on 05/29/2014 7:35:20 AM PDT by Dr. Bogus Pachysandra ( Ya can't pick up a turd by the clean end!)
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To: Gamecock

Yes, you read it correctly, FREE breakfast and lunch for ALL students this year!

Through the Community Eligibility Option, Boston Public Schools in partnership with the MA Department of Early and Secondary Education (DESE) will waive all meal fees for all Boston Public School students, regardless of family income status. This means no more meal applications. No more forgetting your lunch money. ALL students in Boston Public Schools will have the opportunity to enjoy breakfast and lunch for free every day at their school.

https://schoollunchboston.wordpress.com/category/news-2/

This summer, Boston Public School has taken a new approach to summer meals. In addition to the summer meals offered at designated summer feeding sites, Boston Pubic Schools in partnership with Preferred Meals has taken this show on the road with a “food truck”. Offering free breakfast and lunch to all youth under the age of 19, this truck is making stops around town at locations such as Franklin Park Zoo, Christian Science Center, and Carson Beach. Check out the article from Saturday’s Boston Globe about Boston’s innovative approach to reach more students with healthy free meals during the summer time.

USDA announced its first round of USDA Farm to School Grantees, totaling $4.5 million in grants

In Massachusetts, Boston Public Schools is one of three projects receiving Farm to School funding from USDA.

Curley Principal Jeff Slater, along with Guidance Counselor Susan Trotz, both instrumental in the success of the project, were thrilled to see their students excited about healthy eating. On the three days the bar operated this year, almost half of the students eating lunch in the cafeteria at the Curley school opted for the salad bar. The bar was stocked with fresh romaine lettuce, baby spinach, cherry tomatoes, cucumbers, carrots, sliced red cabbage, bean salads, turkey, ham, and low-fat mozzarella cheese. Served with a choice of milk and whole wheat pita or rolls, the salad bar option is a full reimbursable school meal.

https://schoollunchboston.wordpress.com/category/news-2/


22 posted on 05/29/2014 7:45:27 AM PDT by kcvl
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Curley Guidance Counselor Sue Trotz

Thompson Island where she accompanied scores of Curley 7th graders while they attending a 3-day overnight Outward Bound fieldtrip:

“Currently there are 50 7th graders on a Boston Harbor Island taking part in the environmental connection program. It takes place at the beginning of every school year.

Located on Thompson Island students participate in team and leadership building activities, environmental awareness activities, and experiential learning.

23 posted on 05/29/2014 7:55:43 AM PDT by kcvl
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To: Gamecock
She can't Constitutionally sign Any Law into effect.
24 posted on 05/29/2014 9:01:17 AM PDT by SandRat (Duty - Honor - Country! What else needs said?)
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To: SandRat
"Constitutionally"

How quaint. </sarc>

25 posted on 05/29/2014 9:51:48 AM PDT by Gamecock (#BringTheAdultsBackToDC)
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To: Gamecock
I had words that would have embarrassed Chicago Long Shore-man to say bu held my tongue.
26 posted on 05/29/2014 12:20:33 PM PDT by SandRat (Duty - Honor - Country! What else needs said?)
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