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

Blair31 Wrote: Oct 08, 2012 11:04 AM
Privatize the school lunch program.
Joesolis Wrote: Oct 08, 2012 11:08 AM
Privatize by abolishing it.
John147 Wrote: Oct 08, 2012 1:10 PM
Why can't parents teach kids how to plan and pack their own lunch by the time the get to middle school? I did and I ate some awesome sandwiches of my own creation. Parents are too lazy to teach kids how to take care of themselves in almost every aspect these days. By the time you get into middle school you should be able to dress yourself, set a table, cook simple stuff like eggs and sausage and toast, make your own sandwich and do chores. Also, you should realize at this point that life is about competition and that is a GOOD THING!

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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