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Lunch Commissars On
The March In Utah

Investor´s Business Daily, by Editorial

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Posted By:PageTurner, 2/1/2014 6:56:52 AM

Education: What does it take to turn an ordinary school official into a red-star commissar remorselessly yanking lunches from hungry kids and tossing them in the trash? Try an anti-school choice union and a big bureaucracy. It actually happened at Uintah Elementary School in the Salt Lake City school district. The story from the embattled school administrators is that a "child nutrition manager" sought to correct the arrears of parents´ payments to their subsidized lunch program ($2.50 a day) and, after giving a day´s notice, had food service workers yank the trays of served food right out of the children´s little

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It was never about money. It was all about power.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: toodles3956, 2/1/2014 7:11:10 AM     (No. 9714181)

Parents are angry because they weren´t notified about the kid´s lunch fund running out. It´s not up to the school to do that. Why can´t these idiot parents simply mark off a calendar day for each day the lunch is paid for. Eventually they should be able to figure out it´s time to put more money in the lunch fund! It´s always someone else´s fault with these people. God help us and kids will grow up to be irresponsible too.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Catherine, 2/1/2014 7:36:07 AM     (No. 9714198)

What you said is absolutely true # 1 - but what kind of adult takes food from a hungry child and throws it away, in front of them?

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Reply 3 - Posted by: PageTurner, 2/1/2014 7:40:10 AM     (No. 9714201)

But as the editorial says, it wasn´t about money. It was about power. Their power. Instead of BILLING the parents for the lunches in those kids´ hands, these maggots chose to throw them away, meaning the TAXPAYER GOT TO PAY for those lunches instead of the parents. That´s what these maggots wanted.

And those kids take home a memory of humiliation that will stay with them the rest of their lives. I can only hope that this makes them hostile to Big Government for the rest of their lives.

Meanwhile, the public employee union maggots,two of whom were supposed to check the computer, apparently never did it. What are taxpayers paying these jerks their $90,000 salaries for?

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Reply 4 - Posted by: PageTurner, 2/1/2014 7:43:07 AM     (No. 9714203)

Oh and fully 15% of the school district makes above $75,000 a year in salaries, people with lowly titles like janitor, etc, with 5% making six figures.

The loss in question over the unpaid bills? One hundred bucks. Yep. One hundred bucks to throw hungry children´s food out in front of their faces.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: kayjaymac, 2/1/2014 7:48:06 AM     (No. 9714207)

Having worked for the USDA-regulated "free lunch" food bank (worst job ever), it doesn´t matter if your kid doesn´t like crappy "shelf-stable" milk. It goes on the tray anyway. They throw it away without opening it, and it still gets counted and paid for by "us". I´m thinking, give it to them to get paid, then take it away. Nothing lost!

A government big enough to give you everything you want, is also big enough to take it all away.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Patchy Groundfog, 2/1/2014 7:51:08 AM     (No. 9714211)

Power...and cowardice.

Leftists will never confront anyone they regard as anywhere close to an equal. They revel in taking on kids, the elderly, the unborn, and yes, nuns.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: ROLFnader, 2/1/2014 8:34:48 AM     (No. 9714251)

@ #1 -It´s not up to the school to spend untold thousands of dollars sending tons of mail to parents whenever a bond request comes up either but somehow, they find THAT money. I´ve got a free lunch that says you´re probably an upstanding member of a teacher´s union.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: obdurate, 2/1/2014 8:53:27 AM     (No. 9714272)

The same thing happened in Connecticut recently,makes on wonder if there is not a federal directive behind this.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: spahrkl, 2/1/2014 9:31:48 AM     (No. 9714329)

Number 1. It´s not the parents program that kids must eat lunch at school. The school set up the program therefore they are responsible for keeping the books.

Number 2. Taking food away from a child is simply offensive no matter how anyone considers it.

3. So, the powerful teacher café monitor would rather throw food away, than let a child consume it. What has happened to civility and courtesy. Humiliating an individual, especially a child in front of their peers is the act of a bully!

what´s the mantra.....it´s for the children?

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Namma, 2/1/2014 9:43:02 AM     (No. 9714346)

#8. Asks if a federal directive is behind this...bingo
It is a federal law with this new lunch program to do this..
Employees and managers are told this is the action they must take. Usually kids are given something else to eat for lunch.
But what´s with the parents. They know kids have to eat a lunch. If the parent is not going to pay for lunch..pack one. Do it the night before so no one is rushing around In the morning..
Lunches are thrown out because they have already been touched...but I agree it´s a waste. Let the child eat the dang lunch. Taxpayers pay for feeding kids breakfast lunch and snacks ALL YEAR. Some schools serve during summer break. Taking the responsibility away from parents...

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Reply 11 - Posted by: TunnelRat, 2/1/2014 10:32:10 AM     (No. 9714414)

Coming soon, to a health care department near you...

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Reply 12 - Posted by: TXknitter, 2/1/2014 11:17:04 AM     (No. 9714509)

So, some of these parents easily find absolute outrage over ONE LUNCH, ONE LUNCH and puhleez with the silliness about "starving kids," and yet crickets as the government school fills your child with socialist propaganda. Pathetic, really indicative of the mindset, isn´t it?

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Reply 13 - Posted by: Charactercounts, 2/2/2014 3:18:01 AM     (No. 9715439)

Throwing away food to make a point is a sin.

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