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

AliveInHim Wrote: Oct 08, 2012 5:05 PM
LOL My eighth grade lunches consisted of a can of Pepsi and a Butterfinger bar. Sure beat standing in line, and then trying to find a place to sit. I weigh only 15 pounds more at 53 than I did at that age-I'm still slender.

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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