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Old 09-05-2012, 05:37 PM
 
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I guess the most important thing to remember is that the lunatic bureaucrats meant well.

"Worried that children were losing the war on obesity, New York City began to slim down its school lunch offerings several years ago, replacing fries with baked potato strips and introducing nonfat chocolate milk, whole grain pasta and salad bars, among other tweaks.

In the process, the city also cut calories. So much so, city officials now acknowledge, that it often served children fewer calories than required by the federal government."


http://www.nytimes.com/2012/09/05/ny...=3&ref=albaker
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Old 09-05-2012, 05:41 PM
 
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I guess the most important thing to remember is that the lunatic bureaucrats meant well.

"Worried that children were losing the war on obesity, New York City began to slim down its school lunch offerings several years ago, replacing fries with baked potato strips and introducing nonfat chocolate milk, whole grain pasta and salad bars, among other tweaks.

In the process, the city also cut calories. So much so, city officials now acknowledge, that it often served children fewer calories than required by the federal government."


http://www.nytimes.com/2012/09/05/ny...=3&ref=albaker
Starving children? LOL! What a drama queen you are. Even it the schools were not serving anything, it's not their responsibilty. Education is their job. It's the parents responsibilty to feed their kids.
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Old 09-05-2012, 08:56 PM
 
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"Worried that children were losing the war on obesity, New York City began to slim down its school lunch offerings several years ago, replacing fries with baked potato strips and introducing nonfat chocolate milk, whole grain pasta and salad bars, among other tweaks.

In the process, the city also cut calories. So much so, city officials now acknowledge, that it often served children fewer calories than required by the federal government."


http://www.nytimes.com/2012/09/05/ny...=3&ref=albaker

where in that article are they starving children?

Offering healthier choices is now starving to you? What planet do you live on
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Old 09-05-2012, 09:19 PM
 
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Starving children? LOL! What a drama queen you are. Even it the schools were not serving anything, it's not their responsibilty. Education is their job. It's the parents responsibilty to feed their kids.
It is their responsibility because legally they have to offer education. They have to offer food. They have to offer lunch. Why is this a foreign concept? Did you not go to public school?
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Old 09-05-2012, 09:25 PM
 
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Starving children? LOL. Dramatic much?

They should substitute for healthier choices and they should cut portion sizes as well. American portion sizes are way bigger than what's considered normal and healthy in the rest of the world. We overeat by a large margin. That's part of the reason behind why we're so fat.
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Old 09-05-2012, 09:32 PM
 
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Really the schools shouldn't be feeding children anyhow, that's why children have parents.

The only way to cut obesity is to cut calories or else burn calories.
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Old 09-05-2012, 09:39 PM
 
Location: Brooklyn, New York
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If salad bars and whole grain pasta is considered starving in the rest of the US, no wonder we have an obesity problem...
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Old 09-05-2012, 10:24 PM
 
Location: Portland, Oregon
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Another Con fail, not even a nice try KUc, you basically took one that and twisted it into something completely different. Healthier choices for food isn't starving children, just like eating a healthy meal over a fattening meal isn't called starving a person.
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Old 09-05-2012, 10:27 PM
 
Location: Portland, OR
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I guess the most important thing to remember is that the lunatic bureaucrats meant well.

"Worried that children were losing the war on obesity, New York City began to slim down its school lunch offerings several years ago, replacing fries with baked potato strips and introducing nonfat chocolate milk, whole grain pasta and salad bars, among other tweaks.

In the process, the city also cut calories. So much so, city officials now acknowledge, that it often served children fewer calories than required by the federal government."


http://www.nytimes.com/2012/09/05/ny...=3&ref=albaker
Non-fat means "more carbs and sodium to make up for loss of taste" d'oh
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Old 09-05-2012, 10:39 PM
 
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If the little fatties don't like what's served at school they can have their parents send them with a bag of twinkies and a bottle of Yoo-Hoo.
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