Bad lunches cooked up by the central planners.
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Emanating from a campaign by Michelle Obama to tackle childhood obesity, we now have federal “calorie maximums” for grades K-5, grades 6-8 and grades 9-12.
For a sixth grader, the recommended maximum amount of calories per lunch is dropped to 700 calories this year. For high school students, the new lunch target is 850 calories, whether the student is fat or thin or whether he’s sitting around all day or on the track team.
The problem is that the kids are getting tired of the federally-prescribed lima beans and tossing lots of food away. Responding to charges that the “Healthy Hunger-Free Kids Act” is causing hunger, a USDA spokesperson said, “One thing I think we need to keep in mind as kids say they’re still hungry is that many children aren’t used to eating fruits and vegetables.”
A man of faith in a godless age is hitting Americans where it hurts.
Mr. and Mrs. American Spectator Reader, let P.J. O’Rourke talk sense to your kids.
In Britain, defending your property can get you life.
The debacle of this president’s administration is both a cause and a symptom of the decline of American values. Unless Congress impeaches him, that decline will go on unchecked. An eminent jurist surveys the damage and assesses the chances for the recovery of our culture.
It won’t take long for conservatives to scratch this presidential wannabe off their 2008 scorecard.
The American Christmas, like the songs that celebrate it, makes room for everybody under the rainbow. Is that why so many people seem to be hostile to it?
Was the President done in by the economy, or by the politics of the economy?
H/T to National Review Online