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Michelle Obama Tells the Congress ‘It’s Unacceptable’ To End My School Lunch Program
IJ Review ^ | 6-20-14 | Kevin Boyd

Posted on 06/20/2014 3:09:45 AM PDT by afraidfortherepublic

House Republicans are trying to end Michelle Obama’s school lunch initative and the First Lady’s not happy about it.

She used a White House event on Tuesday to rally opposition to a bill passed by a House subcommittee that would allow districts to suspend the program.

From Fox News:

Seeing her nutritional standards under threat, the first lady hosted a discussion with school leaders on Tuesday afternoon at the White House where she ripped efforts to roll back those guidelines.

“This is unacceptable,” Obama said.

The first lady said families realize the country is facing a “health crisis,” and the “last thing we can afford to do right now is play politics with kids’ health.”

School districts are claiming that the lunch guidelines are overly restrictive and kids are throwing away the required fruits and vegetables. Some children have complained they were still hungry due to limited portion sizes as a part of the initative (the USDA eventually scrapped the strict portion limits).

It is not “unacceptable” to believe that local school districts, who deal with students and parents on a daily basis, would have a better idea of how to feed their students than Washington bureaucrats and bored un-elected activists who dare to tell the people’s elected representatives how to do their jobs.


TOPICS: Business/Economy; Constitution/Conservatism; Culture/Society; Government
KEYWORDS: congress; michelle; michelleobama; queenofthedeficit; schoollunch; unacceptable
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1 posted on 06/20/2014 3:09:45 AM PDT by afraidfortherepublic
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To: afraidfortherepublic

Check the ‘properties’ on that picture. Whoever uploaded it calls it “Hate Stare”. LOL


2 posted on 06/20/2014 3:10:58 AM PDT by afraidfortherepublic
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To: afraidfortherepublic

Ending government school lunches isn’t the answer. Ending government schools is the answer.


3 posted on 06/20/2014 3:11:12 AM PDT by Gen.Blather
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To: afraidfortherepublic

Her Imperial Highness stares out angrily over her meatball sub and insists that the kids receive their carrot sticks and celery.


4 posted on 06/20/2014 3:12:33 AM PDT by Jack Hammer
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To: afraidfortherepublic

The Commissar has spoken


5 posted on 06/20/2014 3:12:36 AM PDT by rdcbn
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To: afraidfortherepublic

“Her-Royal-Rather-Large-Hind-Ass” is telling congress what to do. This coming from an obviously overweight grifter who is telling us how we should eat. Amazing.


6 posted on 06/20/2014 3:13:32 AM PDT by laweeks
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To: afraidfortherepublic


7 posted on 06/20/2014 3:15:08 AM PDT by RightGeek (FUBO and the donkey you rode in on)
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To: afraidfortherepublic
“last thing we can afford to do right now is play politics with kids’ health.”

Which is what she's doing.

8 posted on 06/20/2014 3:15:49 AM PDT by tbpiper
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To: afraidfortherepublic

go climb back under you rock you fat ass bitch.


9 posted on 06/20/2014 3:18:03 AM PDT by Joe Boucher ((FUBO) obammy lied and lied and lied)
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To: afraidfortherepublic
The first lady said families realize the country is facing a “health crisis,”

Mooche, get a grip. It is not a crisis, not even close. Everything is a crisis to these puke faced MoFo a$$ wipes. Unfortunately, many low info voters believe these dirt bags.

10 posted on 06/20/2014 3:20:36 AM PDT by Mark17 (Rudyard Kipling: Liberals be wary, when the SHTF, The Wrath of the Awakened Saxon will clobber you)
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To: afraidfortherepublic
She is pissed.
That makes my day. . . .
11 posted on 06/20/2014 3:23:44 AM PDT by DeaconRed (Want gun control? Look at Iraq and other countries where the people are rounded up and shot .)
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To: Gen.Blather

When I started out in school (1966)...the person who determined the school menu, nutrition standards, and amount....was the head gal of the school cafeteria (sixty years old, HS diploma, and making $5k a year). She and three other ladies...all working from 8AM to 1:30PM....got a budget from the county and did their analysis of what kids ate and what was simple enough to work.

Yeah, we had soup or stew at least one day a week. Yeah, we had some kind of peach cobbler or apple pie every single day. No sodas possible...either you had milk or a cup of water (from the fountain, not imported from Canada). Every spring, they got a truckload of tomato or pineapple juice from the state warehouse and we all had an afternoon sip of that.

The idea that we need someone from DC to make this decision, and carry the mess....is the most bogus statement that anyone can make. If you, the parent, are unhappy....raise the issue with the school and fire the head cook if they are that stupid. What riles me even more is that they seem to think that this special kid will get one great nutritional meal from the school....to make up for the lousy one-star nutritional breakfast or dinner they get at home. Once you admit that.....you are insulting parents, and just gaming the whole system.


12 posted on 06/20/2014 3:24:01 AM PDT by pepsionice
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To: afraidfortherepublic

What powers is the First Lady granted in the constitution again? I’m drawing a blank? (quizzical scratches head)


13 posted on 06/20/2014 3:25:36 AM PDT by Vaquero (Don't pick a fight with an old guy. If he is too old to fight, he'll just kill you.)
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14 posted on 06/20/2014 3:27:56 AM PDT by shibumi (Cover it with gas and set it on fire.)
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To: afraidfortherepublic

While Public School Kids Eat ‘Healthy Lunches,’ Washington Elites Served Meatball Subs, Ice Cream…
http://www.ijreview.com/2014/05/141806-public-school-kids-eat-healthy-lunches-obama-girls-dine-lunches-designed-chefs/


15 posted on 06/20/2014 3:30:34 AM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (I will raise $2Million for ANY 2016 pro-2nd Amendment candidate.)
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To: afraidfortherepublic

To what office was this scum sucking pig elected? By what authority does she decide what others eat? She’s just one more fat leftist lying lawyer.


17 posted on 06/20/2014 3:32:20 AM PDT by muir_redwoods (When I first read it, " Atlas Shrugged" was fiction)
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To: afraidfortherepublic

18 posted on 06/20/2014 3:33:35 AM PDT by equaviator (There's nothing like the universe to bring you down to earth.)
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To: afraidfortherepublic
CAUTION WIDE LOAD


19 posted on 06/20/2014 3:34:27 AM PDT by Vaquero (Don't pick a fight with an old guy. If he is too old to fight, he'll just kill you.)
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To: afraidfortherepublic

Why can’t all students have the same lunches that Moochelle’s daughters get? Fair is fair and we all want everything to be fair.


20 posted on 06/20/2014 3:34:50 AM PDT by ilovesarah2012
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To: afraidfortherepublic

She’s drunk...


21 posted on 06/20/2014 3:35:01 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: afraidfortherepublic

Michelle (Michael) Antoinette is just full of it.

The federal department of indoctrination, has
never been conceived, until the Obama Soetero
Queer in charge and his drag queen were
immaculated, to be the department of nutrition.

I earned my high school diploma, before that peanut
farmer started that darn thing.


22 posted on 06/20/2014 3:36:17 AM PDT by Terry L Smith
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To: afraidfortherepublic

“‘It’s Unacceptable’ To End My School Lunch Program”
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Were there not school lunch programs for the destitute before MooChelle came along? That being said, school was never meant to be a free lunch program.


23 posted on 06/20/2014 3:43:33 AM PDT by AlexW
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To: afraidfortherepublic

I truly pity the next Republican First Lady because no matter what cause she chooses to get involved in the Democrats are going to rip her to shreds.


24 posted on 06/20/2014 3:54:05 AM PDT by DoodleDawg
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To: afraidfortherepublic

> Michelle Obama Tells the Congress ‘It’s Unacceptable’ To End My School Lunch Program

I don’t recall anyone voting for her. She can’t tell Congress what to do.


25 posted on 06/20/2014 4:01:16 AM PDT by BuffaloJack (Unarmed people cannot defend themselves. America is no longer a Free Country.)
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To: DoodleDawg

After watching this first lady pull this sh#t I dont see how they have a leg to stand on.


26 posted on 06/20/2014 4:01:52 AM PDT by CommieCutter ("For an idea to be too simplistic, it must first be proven wrong" --Thomas Sowell)
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To: CommieCutter
After watching this first lady pull this sh#t I dont see how they have a leg to stand on.

Wait and watch. Doesn't matter who it is or what she chooses to support it's going to be ugly.

27 posted on 06/20/2014 4:04:55 AM PDT by DoodleDawg
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To: afraidfortherepublic

She is worried about the health of the children when her husband just brought in thousands of scabby illegals.


29 posted on 06/20/2014 4:17:22 AM PDT by just me (GOD BLESS AMERICA Amen)
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To: afraidfortherepublic
bored un-elected activists

LOLOL!

30 posted on 06/20/2014 4:19:45 AM PDT by PistolPaknMama
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To: afraidfortherepublic

That’s the thing, Zer0 & Mooch declare something and the underlings say,”yez’uh boss man”.
What if the worker bees ignore their proclamation?
The school systems keep serving what they want. Mooch gonna have the school boards arrested?


31 posted on 06/20/2014 4:29:19 AM PDT by Vinnie
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To: afraidfortherepublic

MO, you just want to be able to tell them eat your gruel


32 posted on 06/20/2014 4:34:11 AM PDT by yldstrk ( My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: DoodleDawg

Oh I agree. And it will be because the media allows it. When I hear it from the Dems I know I will be immediately making fun of this fatbutt nutritionist we have now.


33 posted on 06/20/2014 4:34:25 AM PDT by CommieCutter ("For an idea to be too simplistic, it must first be proven wrong" --Thomas Sowell)
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To: afraidfortherepublic

When she can wear the same pant size as my wife I’ll take her seriously.


34 posted on 06/20/2014 4:36:43 AM PDT by CrazyIvan (I lost my phased plasma rifle in a tragic hovercraft accident.)
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To: ilovesarah2012

Malaysia and Saskatchewan get only the best. Our kids don’t deserve such royal delicacies as real food.


35 posted on 06/20/2014 4:45:41 AM PDT by carriage_hill (Peace is that brief glorious moment in history, when everybody stands around reloading.)
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To: Vaquero

Barack Obama....... always a step or two behind


36 posted on 06/20/2014 4:50:59 AM PDT by bert ((K.E. N.P. N.C. +12 ..... History is a process, not an event)
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To: afraidfortherepublic

Mooch needs to understand that kids are throwing away her lunches and it’s costing millions in uneaten food, so what kind of nutrition are those children getting? Low blood sugar does not translate to good grades.

As for who is politicizing this lunch program let’s see who has the most to gain....why it’s Michelle, not the children.
This failed program has to go, and parents need to be able to send healthy lunches to schoool without some left wing nutcase confiscating and disposing of the child’s lunch.

It’s about time someone did something for the American Children who have to endure this nonsense. I’m all for healthy lunches, but these minimum wage cooks in public schools have no idea how to prepare some of the things being purchased, and if it’s not tasty and good...it’s going in the trash. You can’t throw a kiwi on a plate and entice a third grader to eat it, idiots all. Make a tasty little salad with the kiwi peeled and diced in it with a great dressing and you have a winner.....

Children should be included in taste tests of food that will be served in school lunches, but you cannot tell the leftist control freaks that.


37 posted on 06/20/2014 4:54:48 AM PDT by Kackikat
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To: afraidfortherepublic

‘Unacceptable’?

These people need to learn a new word


38 posted on 06/20/2014 5:16:28 AM PDT by SMARTY ("When you blame others, you give up your power to change." Robert Anthony)
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To: afraidfortherepublic

Under what power does she rule?


39 posted on 06/20/2014 5:17:03 AM PDT by Chickensoup (Leftist totalitarian fascism is on the move.)
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To: Kackikat
It is not the food that is making kids fat so much as it is the life style kids are forced to live. When I was a kid we walked to school, we walked home for lunch, then we walked back to school and then we walked home and played outside. We had recess and gym class and we played outside before school. We ran with abandon and we fell out of trees and off swings.

Now these poor kids are bubble wrapped, dropped at the door, picked up. They have to have play dates set up for them. Referees and trophies for all. Parents to busy to pay much attention to them, over load the kids with activities. It's no wonder we are raising a bunch of tyrants?

I feel sorry for today's kids.

40 posted on 06/20/2014 5:21:30 AM PDT by defconw (LUTFA!)
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To: defconw

You said it, and I understand the ‘recess’ has been removed in some schools? It’s ludicrous. I was a tomboy and climbed trees, and I fell out. I have the scars to prove it.

I was rural so I rode the school bus in most grades. We have to change how schools operate because we are losing another generation to being ‘couch potatoes’....not to mention their brain cells are dying and what’s left is being turned left by brain dead liberal teachers.


41 posted on 06/20/2014 5:26:02 AM PDT by Kackikat
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To: afraidfortherepublic

Who the H E double hockey sticks is she to say that? No one that’s who. She was not elected.


42 posted on 06/20/2014 5:32:05 AM PDT by gopheraj
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To: Kackikat

Plus they drug all the kids they can’t control. I am pretty sure if I were in school today they would drug me. Back then the teachers would just take us outside and we’d run like crazy until we got rid of some of that energy!


43 posted on 06/20/2014 5:43:21 AM PDT by defconw (LUTFA!)
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To: afraidfortherepublic
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44 posted on 06/20/2014 5:58:25 AM PDT by RetSignman (MODERATE Islamist are not as extreme, they stop cutting just before the jugular vein.)
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To: RetSignman

Has this idiot not heard of Sea Food Allergies? Kids are refusing to eat the crap they are now being served, and it has spilled over into our hospitals, who had bad food to begin with just as school lunches have always been bad.

That hasn’t changed since my HS days. Before that we ate at our desk from a sack, bought a half pint of milk for 5 cents. We had 1 exception, a girl allergic to milk, she was allowed to bring apple juice instead.


45 posted on 06/20/2014 6:08:19 AM PDT by GailA (IF you fail to keep your promises to the Military, you won't keep them to Citizens!)
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To: afraidfortherepublic

Your pretending to be a lawmaker is unacceptable.


46 posted on 06/20/2014 6:10:30 AM PDT by jughandle
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To: afraidfortherepublic

Tip of the day: don’t listen to nutrition advice given by fat people.

The exact picture of an optimal human diet isn’t yet entirely clear, but one thing is abundantly clear: the USDA recommendation (MyPlateOfMetabolicSyndrome, formerly called the Pyramid Scheme) is a disaster for everyone.

It advocates what amounts to 60% of calories from carbs, and most of that from grains (which means the multiple-threat all-purpose human toxin sold to you as “wheat”).

“The first lady said families realize the country is facing a “health crisis,””

That is correct, actually. The incidence of non-infectious chronic diseases is rising faster than the GNP. We cannot afford a healthcare system for it (whether that system actually works or not).

Poster child for the problem is the Type 2 (not 1) Diabetes trend. Not just high. Not just rising. Accelerating. T2D is arguably a “non disease” that is merely a largely predictable metabolic response to a full time moderate to high glycemic diet (such as the USDA MyPlate). T2D is easily reversed at the syndrome and pre-diabetes stages with diet. It is usually reversible after that, depending on the severity of irreversible side effects.

Shifting to any of several low-carb high-fat diets (LCHF, paleo, primal, Wheat Belly, etc.) would be a vast and prompt improvement for most people, for a wide variety of ailments (and weight). The recent cover of Time “Eat Butter” signals that what the low carb community has known for years is now starting to show up in pop culture.

Phasing out government schools would also make the instant problem (school lunches) a non-issue.


47 posted on 06/20/2014 6:16:55 AM PDT by Boundless (Survive Obamacare by not needing it.)
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To: afraidfortherepublic

She just admitted she’s too stupid to know what to feed her own kids. But OUR kids, that’s another story.


48 posted on 06/20/2014 6:17:40 AM PDT by DManA
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To: pepsionice
...to make up for the lousy one-star nutritional breakfast or dinner they get at home.

That used to be the idea. Now, virtually every little parasite gets "free breakfast". And the little parasites are encouraged to sign up for "free summer meals" to get breakfast, lunch AND dinner during the summer, for themselves AND a parent or sibling.

So even if the "parents" are worthless, lazy welfare scum, their little bastards won't go hungry. And this largesse is at OUR expense, and doesn't hurt their food stamp allotment so they can continue to blackmarket those.

I'm sorry, if you can't feed the children you've birthed, you don't deserve to have them.

49 posted on 06/20/2014 7:29:19 AM PDT by jimt (Fear is the darkroom where negatives are developed.)
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To: afraidfortherepublic
If it is "her" school lunch program then she ought to be the one paying for it and not the suffering taxpayers of America.

Since when does she get the "right" to insist where our tax dollars are spent?

50 posted on 06/20/2014 7:38:32 AM PDT by Gritty (The war is over. We won. - Michael Yon, Top Iraq War Correspondent, 07/21/2008)
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