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The Problem Is Federally Subsidized School Lunches, Not Michelle Obama’s Healthy Food Initiative

2020Hindsight Wrote: Oct 08, 2012 11:05 AM
Come on people. You can't expect a mother to be with the father(s) of her children to raise and support them. How can a young mother in poverty provide 3 meals a day for her kids? Are you expecting her to give up the fancy nail manicures, the hair extensions, tattoos, cigarettes, beer, drugs, lottery tickets, trips to the internet cafe, a smart phone with data plan, and a big screen TV? How cruel are you???

Some people are grumbling that the First Lady has taken the joy out of school lunches. She’s identified with the “Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010,” which uses federal funding to coerce schools into providing meals with fewer calories.

Here’s a radical idea for the First Lady. Parents should be responsible for their own kids.

But I think this criticism misses the point. The problem is not overweight kids, as one side argues, or politically correct micro-managing, as the other side claims.

Instead, we should be asking the fundamental question about whether...

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