The website promoting First Lady Michelle Obama’s “Let’s Move” initiative to combat childhood obesity advises parents to limit “opportunities for children to purchase competitive foods.” The website warns parents about “competitive food” – food available to children on campus that falls outside of the federally regulated cafeteria food. “Foods and beverages provided through school breakfast, lunch and afterschool snack programs must meet certain nutritional rules to receive federal money,” the website states. “However, kids can purchase non-nutritious foods in place of these meals. Many schools sell foods outside of the USDA school meals–
Comments: This woman is as bad as her Marxist husband. Her constant diktats are beyond disturbing. Who made her Queen?
Yep, starting down that slippery path - the 'solution' to a non-existent problem doesn't work, so they pass more rules and regulations and laws to compel humans to do what they want them to do. And the fluff-headed libtards (but I repeat myself) claim conservatives are coercive - but that's just projection. When do they close the borders to egress and start shooting people who want to escape, as in the soviet union, north korea, china, etc.
They are dangerous people, and the sooner every libtard is gone from this country the better off we'll be.
Lots of luck, Madam Queen. You are really pushing it now. I can see those kids you've been courting and hugging - the ones you have urged to get their parents and voting age relatives to vote for her hubby - putting pressure on their parents to vote for ABO. Anybody But Obama.
Obviously the woman has some psychological issues with here own obesity. Sadly she is taking them out on innocent children. The childhood obesity crisis is just another manufactured myth to create a sense of crisis and further excuse federal intrusion into our daily lives. Enough! Stop starving innocent children!
I am really getting tired of this homely, wide beamed know it all. Who the hell is she to tell anyone what they can eat!? She has a butt the size of an 18 wheeler and a husband who likes to sneak cigarettes. The two of them like to eat Kobe beef on our tab and Zippy likes his beer and fries. Why don't you worry about your own huge butt and your husband's junk food addiction Moochie?!
It is obvious that she is trying to get her agenda crammed down our throats before they get kicked out of the WH next month. Maybe if she had spent less time on vacations she would have had time to really do something about childhood obesity.
How about she get real serious about this and have her hubby sign an executive order that fat kids can only have dry salad and water for lunch? Or how about an executive order that fat families on food stamps can only buy fruits and veggies but no fats or carbs? Isn't this what she's really aiming for?
The term "competitive foods" troubles me (besides everything else about this idiocy). Is this also a subtle means of informing children that competition is bad?
Working as a volunteer for a food co-op I saw the co-op board vote to add soft white sliced bread to the inventory because the neighborhood (read "food desert") customers refused to buy the healthier breads--they simply didn't like it and didn't want to have to cut the slices. Instead, they bought it at a convenience store a block away. There were other changes to fit neighborhood preferences, one of which was "regular" milk, as opposed to more expensive organic milk. I can't remember what else.
It sounds as if there will be a wide "no-sell zone" around schools. Nobody over 18 will be allowed to buy anything but tofu, tofurkey, plain, fat-free yogurt and other delicacies that many people abhor. I expect to see junk food trucks parked on an ever-widening perimeter and students acting as bootleggers.
So, what we'll have is students who avoid competition, who have minds that circumvent any law (like drug-free zones around schools--same thing to a student) and who bake chocolate chip cookies each night to sell just outside the competitive-food-free zone at school the next day. Don't be surprised if they begin to make bathtub gin too.
What a thoroughly undeveloped sense of consequence is shared by this woman and her spouse.
Why not force food stamp users to buy only healthy food. Let's limit what can be bought with food stamps to vegetables, fruits, and tofu.. Then you will see the obese rate drop in this country and a big drop in food stamp usage.
Since schools seemed charged to churn out as many 'useful idiots' as possible, I'm thinking that the new calorie restriction rules are in place to get the 'UIs' accustomed to very little food so that when they are older and everyone is forced into government controlled bread lines they will be docile and accept the morsels alloted to them without complaint. Sadly, I am not sure if I'm being sarcastic or not.
The Nomenklatura must comply with the diktats of the administration! The Ministry for Education and Conformance will not tolerate your refusals!
The government has always pronounced the food for school kids, just that Mooch has gone to Defcon Seven in Overlord mode. Any of you fine Guardsmen out there received the call-up to quash the food rebellion yet?
Michelle Obama should be limited to playing the President's wife..period. She is not elected to any office. I suggest she care for what her daughters, Bulimia and Sausage eat, and leave our kids alone.
And just after the vending machines are stocked with organic,fat-free granola bars and vitamin water, the next edict will be the banning of so-called "outside" foods. No food or drink from off-campus will be allowed to be brought on-campus. Its "for the children", don't you know!
Guess my granddaughter's high school hasn't gotten the memo yet...When I delivered a forgotten history book the other day, I noticed gatherings of students at each entryway. They were eagerly buying Krispy Kreme donuts, which were being sold as a fund raiser .
I chuckled as I thought of Mooch and her reaction if she knew.
LEAVE US ALONE! And, yes, I am yelling. It's time to get the lunch bag out of the garage and tell them exactly what they can do with their food program. I would like for her to stick her competitive food list up her lady parts and get out of my life.
The next thing you know, school lunchrooms will be patrolled by Purple Shirt SEIU thugs who will double as the competitive "food police". I would not put any dictatorial move out of the reach of these two Marxist power hungry Grifters.
I'd like to slam this ugly hag and stuff her excessively huge and ugly mouth with whatever it takes to shut her up for good. I'm in a state of angst 99% of the time I'm awake and can't believe what these pigs from hell have done to our America. Because of Zero, our traitor president, the media continues to accord the repulsive hulkathon with a never-ending platform to spew her bile and her latest governmental contol edicts. What are "competitive foods" Mrs. Big...and what's next on your twisted agenda?
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