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Participation in the National School Lunch Program had increased for more than a decade until implementation of the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010 required the USDA to update school lunches to account for new nutrition requirements. With Czar Obama's wife as a cheerleader, the USDA bureaucrats have been busy at work. During the 2012-13 school year, there was a decrease of 1.6 million students paying full price for lunches and an increase of 0.4 million students paying nothing or partial price. Students who pay nothing or partial payment will eat the politically-correct food, but not those who pay full price. newsandopinions dot net
Students Throw Away Obama's Politically-Correct Food == The federal school lunch program costs $11.6 billion per year and feeds 31 million students daily. The cost of wasted food is estimated at $1 billion a year. The 2010 Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act championed by Czar Obama's, imposed a dizzying array of requirements on calories, portion sizes ... even the color of fruits and vegetables. The Los Angeles Unified School District wants to change the policy to reduce the $18 million a year thrown away. newsandopinions dot net
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Who Needs LA?

Bill258 Wrote: May 21, 2014 10:15 AM
2010 statistics for Los Angeles County: Hispanic 48%, non-Hispanic white 27%, foreign born 35%, do not speak English at home 57%. newsandopinions dot net
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Who Needs LA?

Bill258 Wrote: May 21, 2014 10:13 AM
City of LA: language other than English spoken at home 60%, Hispanic 49%, residents in households below poverty level 40%, foreign born 39%, workers below poverty level 28%, home of Fortune 500 companies reduced from 12 to 4, only one of the 7 major cities to have net reduction in employment over the last decade. newsandopinions dot net
McDonald’s restaurants in France have installed kiosks to substitute and supplement employees. The kiosks have allowed McDonald’s to avoid some of the high payroll costs of dealing with France’s minimum wage … 12.22 an hour in U.S. dollars. As soon as 2016, Panera’s 1,800 restaurants will replace all of their cashiers with kiosks. A sushi-chain in Japan has robots making food that customers order on a touch screen. A conveyer belt delivers the food, and a computer tracks customer purchases and automates their bill payment. newsandopinions dot net
(26 Oct. 2013) Chili's, Applebee's and On the Border are installing electronic table-top devices in more than 250 locations to allow customers to view menus, place orders and swipe credit cards. If fast-food restaurant employees continue to demand their pay be doubled, expect owners to install kiosks. newsandopinions dot net
19 states had minimum wages above the federal minimum of $7.25 per hour in 2013. A $1.00 increase in the minimum wage was associated with a 1.48 percentage points increase in the unemployment rate and a 4.67 percentage points increase in the teenage unemployment rate. newsandopinions dot net
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Eighteen-Year-Old to Become Texas Mayor

Bill258 Wrote: May 19, 2014 7:54 PM
I hope he is not one of the 75%. == Only 25% Of US. High School Seniors Proficient In Math == 92,000 students were tested. 38% were proficient in reading … slightly lower than the 40% in 1992. newsandopinions dot net
Participation in the National School Lunch Program had increased for more than a decade until implementation of the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010 required the USDA to update school lunches to account for new nutrition requirements. With Czar Obama's wife as a cheerleader, the USDA bureaucrats have been busy at work. During the 2012-13 school year, there was a decrease of 1.6 million students paying full price for lunches and an increase of 0.4 million students paying nothing or partial price. Students who pay nothing or partial payment will eat the politically-correct food, but not those who pay full price. newsandopinions dot net
Students Throw Away Obama's Politically-Correct Food === The federal school lunch program costs $11.6 billion per year and feeds 31 million students daily. The cost of wasted food is estimated at $1 billion a year. The 2010 Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act championed by Czar Obama's, imposed a dizzying array of requirements on calories, portion sizes ... even the color of fruits and vegetables. The Los Angeles Unified School District wants to change the policy to reduce the $18 million a year thrown away. newsandopinions dot net
19 states had minimum wages above the federal minimum of $7.25 per hour in 2013. A $1.00 increase in the minimum wage was associated with a 1.48 percentage points increase in the unemployment rate and a 4.67 percentage points increase in the teenage unemployment rate. newsandopinions dot net
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