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Obama Daughters' School Features Japanese-Inspired Lunch Menu on Pearl Harbor Day
Fox News ^ | December 06, 2011

Posted on 12/07/2011 10:02:54 AM PST by Sopater

The elite Washington, D.C., school where President Barack Obama's daughters are students is offering a surprising lunch menu on Pearl Harbor Day.

The Washington Post revealed the lunch menu at the Sidwell Friends private school for Dec. 7 -- the date Japan attacked US forces at Pearl Harbor in 1941 -- includes teriyaki chicken and edamame alongside tofu and "oriental noodle salad."

The menu is printed on a school calendar, which notes that Wednesday is Pearl Harbor Day.

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TOPICS: Culture/Society; Front Page News; Japan; News/Current Events; US: District of Columbia
KEYWORDS: liberalfascism; obama; pearlharbor; sidwellfriends
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To: Sopater
Unfreakin’ believable. No, I take that back. Anything dealing with this American hater is believable.
51 posted on 12/07/2011 10:59:58 AM PST by bgill (The Obama administration is staging a coup. Wake up, America, before it's too late.)
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To: mountainlion
There is a difference. First off, you chill the fish and that kills several parasites that are commonly found in the meat.

Chilling milk does little to kill the bacteria that are commonly found in unpasteurized milk.

The Amish have been around for maybe as long as 600 years, albeit with different names ~ at the same time they and everybody else used to drink raw milk, and suffered a death rate sufficiently high that European populations actually did not increase in number.

52 posted on 12/07/2011 11:00:38 AM PST by muawiyah
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To: apillar

What aren’t the OWS protestors marching out in front of Sidwell Friends?!? This school is obviously one of the bastions of the 1%. I certainly don’t remember endive salad and braised Shitake Mushrooms on the menu of my old public school. We were lucky to get day old sloppy joes and a piece of bread.


53 posted on 12/07/2011 11:02:00 AM PST by apillar
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To: jagusafr

Standard liberal denial (just a coincidence).

To libs there are no coincidences. They tell us they are the intellectuals and think really hard about things and are on so many different levels than we are.

Not only transparent, but poor liars on top of it. Just admit it, you’ll feel better. It’s offensive they expect us to believe their lies.


54 posted on 12/07/2011 11:02:34 AM PST by Secret Agent Man (I'd like to tell you, but then I'd have to kill you.)
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To: Sopater

Why didn’t they offer torpedo sandwiches?


55 posted on 12/07/2011 11:03:49 AM PST by 17th Miss Regt
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To: netmilsmom
The Chinese weren’t really happy with the Japanese in WWII either.

Believe me, all of Japan's Asian victims have long memories. There is far more lingering resentment over Japan's WWII actions in Asia than in the USA.

56 posted on 12/07/2011 11:03:57 AM PST by Mr. Jeeves (CTRL-GALT-DELETE)
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To: Alas Babylon!

Funny thing is how many cell phones they have on the table or in their hands.

They are target-locked about 5 times over and have no idea.


57 posted on 12/07/2011 11:04:27 AM PST by Secret Agent Man (I'd like to tell you, but then I'd have to kill you.)
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To: Sopater

They say as the next generation evolves that there is no hands on experience from the recent past or recollections let alone from centuries ago, this causes history to repeat leading with the same conditions that caused the great depression, wars, economies...and so on.


58 posted on 12/07/2011 11:11:18 AM PST by Razzz42
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To: muawiyah

Chilling milk does little to kill the bacteria that are commonly found in unpasteurized milk.

You need some of those bugs to make Cheese! I think some added manure to get the cheese started.


59 posted on 12/07/2011 11:11:41 AM PST by mountainlion (I am voting for Sarah after getting screwed again by the DC Thugs.)
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To: Sopater

This is actually ok, as long as the meals are overcooked in the microwave.


60 posted on 12/07/2011 11:12:57 AM PST by fruser1
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To: muawiyah

>>Frying up yesterday’s soba (noodles) is hardly unique to the Japanese.<<

True, but it’s all in the name.

If you called a rice, veggie and fish roll sushi, it’s Japanese.
If you made the same thing and called it Gimbap, it’s Korean.

Same thing with a Gyro compared to a Doner Kebab. When it’s Greek it’s a Gyro, when it’s Turkish it’s a Doner Kebob.


61 posted on 12/07/2011 11:16:21 AM PST by netmilsmom (Happiness is a choice)
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To: MtBaldy
Correct on that, but I still think it was probably some 20-something preparing the monthly menus who's more interested in rap music that history. BTW, did anybody check the White House menu today?
62 posted on 12/07/2011 11:17:08 AM PST by al44
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To: Sopater
If you would like to see some of the liberal crap that kids and this "Sidwell Friends" school are indoctrinated with, you should go to the sidwell friends website. Some Choice Examples:

Middle School focuses on identity development and the intentional building of community. Within the advisory curriculum, dialogues about gender, sexuality, racism, bullying, responsibility and social justice move students to examine their lives, question assumptions, and imagine the future. Clubs and affinity groups such as the Diversity Project,

Middle School Environmental Challenges invite students to reduce their carbon footprint. Several challenges are posted each trimester and students of all ages are encouraged to participate. At the end of the year, the pounds of carbon saved are calculated.

8th Grade English - Students engage in reading, writing and thinking about a variety of environmental texts which have sparked communal social action and make connections between the building’s systems and the world outside the building.

Upper School stresses contribution, commitment, activism and global vision. All ninth graders attend peer-led diversity training and a Freshman Studies course emphasizing personal responsibility. Clubs such as the Upper School diversity club Team 14, Black Student Union, GLSBT (Gay, Lesbian, Straight, Bisexual, transgender Alliance), the Asian Student Alliance, and many others foster dialogue and promote equity. Each affinity group is encouraged to share its perspective through assemblies and other programs. Students debate important issues, question the status quo and support initiatives for change. Local and national student diversity leadership conferences such as the annual People of Color Conference help students step confidently into the larger world. In keeping with its core Quaker values, Sidwell Friends encourages students to reflect on the present and “let their lives speak” so that they may impact the future in meaningful ways.

63 posted on 12/07/2011 11:18:35 AM PST by apillar
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To: gunnut

Sorry but this type of story makes conservatives look like crack pots. I can’t believe Fox News even posted this as news.

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It isn’t news. It had one goal, and we are seeing it played out on this thread. Manipulation successful.


64 posted on 12/07/2011 11:23:06 AM PST by dmz
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To: Osage Orange; gunnut

I believe the poster is suggesting taking offense to the menu makes us crackpots.


65 posted on 12/07/2011 11:29:17 AM PST by j_tull (I may make you feel, but I can't make you think.)
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To: Vermont Lt

Here, this will make you feel better

http://crazyontv.com/gaki-no-tsukai-chinko-machine/


66 posted on 12/07/2011 11:34:51 AM PST by netmilsmom (Happiness is a choice)
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To: gunnut

I think it’s ok for us to eat Japanese food on December 7. I may be wrong, but I think Ku Sakamoto had a number one song on the charts on Dec. 7, 1962 or thereabouts.

Imagine: less than 20 years after we bombed Hiroshima. I’m guessing that if we nuked some Taliban village it would in this day and age take maybe only 10 years to get an Afghani song on the charts.


67 posted on 12/07/2011 11:36:21 AM PST by sand lake bar (You have not converted a man because you have silenced him.)
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To: Sopater
Ok, trying to see issue here. I have teriyaki sauce in my refrigerator made in California. Is there an issue if I throw some in my wok tonight with some chicken?

I fail to see how a lunch menu has anything to do with Pearl Harbor.

And I am a person will never buy a Japanese car based on the atrocities the Japanese committed against our men in uniform.

68 posted on 12/07/2011 11:37:33 AM PST by HereInTheHeartland (I love how the FR spellchecker doesn't recognize the word "Obama")
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To: Vermont Lt

And this one is faster (although not subtitled) and everyone gets it.

http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x9bnxr_downtown-gaki-no-tsukai-oogiri-daig_fun


69 posted on 12/07/2011 11:40:13 AM PST by netmilsmom (Happiness is a choice)
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To: j_tull
Funny how the left things we are crackpots when we think something is wrong.
70 posted on 12/07/2011 11:40:24 AM PST by Osage Orange (HE HATE ME)
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To: Celerity

“Not even surprised. In my travels I have bumped into people that hate everything American.”

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And it is probably much worse among foreigners....


71 posted on 12/07/2011 11:40:41 AM PST by EyeGuy (2012: When the Levee Breaks)
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To: Osage Orange

Things = thinks


72 posted on 12/07/2011 11:41:20 AM PST by Osage Orange (HE HATE ME)
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To: HereInTheHeartland

what is a Japanese car?


73 posted on 12/07/2011 11:46:29 AM PST by bert (K.E. N.P. +12 ..... Crucifixion is coming)
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To: Secret Agent Man

Dec 7 American Lunch:

Great burger

Fries

A Coke (or milkshake)

Slice of apple or cherry pie

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Hilarious.

Burger = Hamburger = German
Fries = French Fries = French

Pies may have originated in Egypt during the neolythic period.

Carbonated beverages most certainly predate the discovery of America.

The milkshake might be the only actual American food on your menu (and that’s debatable, given that malted milk powder was invented by a Brit).


74 posted on 12/07/2011 11:49:24 AM PST by dmz
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To: HereInTheHeartland
So....let's see here.

I invite you over for the Fourth of July...and I serve you food generally served in Iraq.

Would you think that odd, wrong, or normal?

Or you came over for Thanksgiving dinner...and I served you Chinese food. Would that strike you as wrong? Weird?

Considering the present POTUS.......and his SOP, this would NOT be out of character.

75 posted on 12/07/2011 11:50:10 AM PST by Osage Orange (HE HATE ME)
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To: Sopater

I thought “Chicken Teriyaki” was the nickname of the only Japanese fighter pilot to ever fly 45 missions.


76 posted on 12/07/2011 11:53:40 AM PST by andy58-in-nh (America does not need to be organized: it needs to be liberated.)
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To: Sopater

I thought “Chicken Teriyaki” was the nickname of the only Japanese kamakaze fighter pilot to ever fly 45 missions.


77 posted on 12/07/2011 11:54:12 AM PST by andy58-in-nh (America does not need to be organized: it needs to be liberated.)
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To: Secret Agent Man

So what are you saying?


78 posted on 12/07/2011 11:54:44 AM PST by Osage Orange (HE HATE ME)
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To: Sopater
Serving food on the only day in America that it could be considered treasonous food... to two daughters of the ONLY traitor to ever serve as president... is just typical of American hating progressives in academia.

LLS

79 posted on 12/07/2011 11:57:29 AM PST by LibLieSlayer ("Americans are hungry to feel once again a sense of mission and greatness." Ronaldo Magnus)
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To: Osage Orange

I invite you over for the Fourth of July...and I serve you food generally served in Iraq.

Would you think that odd, wrong, or normal?

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I would not find it odd in the least, certainly not wrong, and normal wouldn’t apply. Our celebration of our Independence from Britain has exactly nothing to do with Iraq, so serving Iraqi food would lead me to believe that is what you like to eat/cook. And I’d be thrilled that it wasn’t burgers and dogs.

I’m guessing that you would take offense to my Memorial Day menu this year ... having just returned a few days earlier from Israel, I made a themed meal of foods from the middle east.


80 posted on 12/07/2011 11:59:44 AM PST by dmz
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To: apillar

Hell... in Mississippi... they called a piece of toast smeared with ketchup and cheese... pizza!
LLS


81 posted on 12/07/2011 11:59:44 AM PST by LibLieSlayer ("Americans are hungry to feel once again a sense of mission and greatness." Ronaldo Magnus)
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To: Osage Orange
I would be 100 times more concerned about what they teach in the American history section at this school; than what the lunch menu is on December 7th.

Sidwell is a very well known school there. I'm sure many other politicians kids go there. Probably some on our side.

82 posted on 12/07/2011 12:03:10 PM PST by HereInTheHeartland (I love how the FR spellchecker doesn't recognize the word "Obama")
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To: Sopater
Clearly suggested by our marxist dictator...Appears to be another of his apologies...This time to the japs...

Forget the 2012 elections...Arrest him...Indict him...Strap him into old sparky and use 1/2 power to slow-fry the communist scumbag!

83 posted on 12/07/2011 12:06:20 PM PST by SuperLuminal (Where is another agitator for republicanism like Sam Adams when we need him?)
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To: al44

NEVER give a leftist the benefit of doubt... NEVER. It only enables people like obamao and clintoon.

LLS


84 posted on 12/07/2011 12:08:35 PM PST by LibLieSlayer ("Americans are hungry to feel once again a sense of mission and greatness." Ronaldo Magnus)
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To: bert
“what is a Japanese car?”

I understand that many are built here in the US, and many Ford's are built in Mexico. It's not a simple issue.

I just choose not to buy a product with a Japanese nameplate.
Reading an account of the Bataan death march reinforces that opinion of mine.
Also understand that my viewpoint has some holes in the logic and that other look at it differently.

Also understand those Japanese brands are probably a better product. And probably built with non union workers.

85 posted on 12/07/2011 12:08:40 PM PST by HereInTheHeartland (I love how the FR spellchecker doesn't recognize the word "Obama")
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To: netmilsmom
But when it's Mando/Mondoo and it's Japan it's a confection yet in Korea, Mongolia and Afghanistan, it's usually not ~ more like a sausagebrot.

Unaccountably the Czechs call it a koláč and once more, just like the Japanese, they believe it's a sort of confection or pastry and not a real man's food full of raw meat and fresh garlic.

86 posted on 12/07/2011 12:28:21 PM PST by muawiyah
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To: dmz
Maybe that was a bad example.........

But did you get my drift?

87 posted on 12/07/2011 12:32:11 PM PST by Osage Orange (HE HATE ME)
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To: mountainlion

A good snack is sashimi with thinly sliced aged cheddar on the side.


88 posted on 12/07/2011 12:33:25 PM PST by muawiyah
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To: dmz
While you are at it.....

Would you address my whole post?

89 posted on 12/07/2011 12:34:30 PM PST by Osage Orange (HE HATE ME)
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To: muawiyah

Ooooo, in my house that’s Kolache and we make them for Easter!


90 posted on 12/07/2011 12:38:09 PM PST by netmilsmom (Happiness is a choice)
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To: HereInTheHeartland

So, you believe that the Japanese of the present are worse enemies of America than the United Auto Workers union.

Carrying your logic to conclusion, no German or Italian cars, there are no British or French cars worth a damn, that leaves pretty much only Korean....... Hundai is nice

I lived in Manila and on a floor beneath our offices (US Navy OICCSWPAC) were the offices of the Mitsubushi Co. There was one flawlessly dressed Japanese gentleman there with a Philippina staff. It was barely 20 years after the surrender and his job was to look after reparations being tendered through his company.

If he was on the elevator, no Philippino would get on. If he got on while the elevator was loading, they would scrunch against the wall as tight as they could leaving a space around him. He never said a word and smiled agreeably but not a smirk. He really had a hard job having to deal so up close with the hatred.

A friend of mine and myself went to maravelies and drove up Bataan to the junction and on up to Clark Field. We followed the march route. Mostly it is long and could be very hot. The deaths were mostly Philippino but there were Americans who did die. It was a bad event, a terrible event.

But, that was then and now is now. I would hope the world of today doesn’t carry the grudges such as those in the Balkans and the Middle east for hundreds of years.


91 posted on 12/07/2011 12:39:23 PM PST by bert (K.E. N.P. +12 ..... Crucifixion is coming)
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To: Sopater

I remember when I was in grade school, our cafeteria gave us lots of goulash which I always hated. I found it odd since there is not one “Hungarian Observance Day” on the calendar....


92 posted on 12/07/2011 12:39:55 PM PST by Hot Tabasco (Be good, Santa is coming)
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To: dmz

Coca-cola is an American-invented drink. Carbonation process is not a drink.

Anyway, we’re a coutry of immigrants. Of course origins of things will be from somewhere else.

Fact is what I list is a classic American lunch meal.


93 posted on 12/07/2011 12:40:10 PM PST by Secret Agent Man (I'd like to tell you, but then I'd have to kill you.)
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To: Osage Orange

What do you think I am saying?

Hint: I said exactly what I said. If you think there’s something hidden, you’re probably looking for something that isn’t there.


94 posted on 12/07/2011 12:41:39 PM PST by Secret Agent Man (I'd like to tell you, but then I'd have to kill you.)
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To: muawiyah
A good snack is sashimi with thinly sliced aged cheddar on the side.

No thinks I really don't like cooked fish that much let alone raw.

95 posted on 12/07/2011 12:43:47 PM PST by mountainlion (I am voting for Sarah after getting screwed again by the DC Thugs.)
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To: netmilsmom
*** Each of those dishes are Chinese as well. ... ***

As I heard right from from the mouth a Japanese Historian, Professor and 'scholar' on the History channel: "Japan has never invented anything." And he was proud of this and Japan's history of 'borrowing' things from other countries.

Their language and writing was 'borrowed' from the Chinese. Ditto for their swords and way of fighting with them - originally from China. And their hand to hand fighting was 'borrowed' from Korea. This Japanese expert then clarified that after they 'borrow' all these things, they just, "improve on them".

And this 'borrowing' and 'improving' things from Japan is still evident today. All electronics in our houses were invented here, or with luxury cars - Germany, and Japan just 'improved them'.

So I'm surprised that Japan 'invented' Sushi. Their history shows otherwise.

96 posted on 12/07/2011 12:53:58 PM PST by Condor51 (Yo Hoffa, so you want to 'take out conservatives'. Well okay Jr - I'm your Huckleberry)
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To: Secret Agent Man
LOL!!

I thought maybe you had other info....

97 posted on 12/07/2011 1:05:10 PM PST by Osage Orange (HE HATE ME)
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To: Osage Orange

While you are at it.....
Would you address my whole post?

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Chinese on Thanksgiving? Would not fly in my house, as my son requires mashed potatoes and turkey. Frankly Chinese on Thanksgving would not bother me in the slightest.

It might be odd if nothing was said ahead of time about the non traditional nature of the meal, but beyond that, no problem for me.

It is not the turkey, the gravy, the mashed, the sweets the cranberries that make the holiday. It is the surrounding of yoruself with friends and family and the giving of thanks that matters. JMO.


98 posted on 12/07/2011 1:22:43 PM PST by dmz
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To: Secret Agent Man

Anyway, we’re a coutry of immigrants. Of course origins of things will be from somewhere else.

Fact is what I list is a classic American lunch meal.

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Ding ding - we have a winner!!!!! I love it when others make my point for me.

Our food comes from everywhere! Even Japan!

This is much ado about nothing.


99 posted on 12/07/2011 1:27:12 PM PST by dmz
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To: netmilsmom

Thank you for a reasonable statement


100 posted on 12/07/2011 1:35:43 PM PST by Maryhere ("HE comes to rule the earth")
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