This creates bondage and makes families less capable. It is tempting when you
have high rates of free lunch to not have to do the paperwork (the process is
nightmarishly awful), so I can see many schools fall into doing this. It will
be VERY tempting. Parents don't even have to order the free lunch under
this system. Waste will be astronomical. Basically, the schools order a lunch
for every student and the requirement is that they hand it to the student. The
student can then turn around and put it in the trash (which happens ALL the time
- many times every day at the schools I am associated with). The school
officials CANNOT withhold the lunch, even if the student says "I am not
going to eat any of that". They are REQUIRED to hand the lunch to the
student, or the government won't reimburse for it and the school will pay.
The are also not allowed to give leftover lunches (for students who are absent)
to anyone but must throw them away. This is teaching our kids the absolute
WORST lessons - expect people to take care of you, and be wasteful if you want
We feed the military. Why not students? It is just more efficient if
most schools eat the lunch prepared by the school. No one is forgetting lunch or
rushing to make it. Not just a money thing when they say one less thing to worry
about. School is less than half a year. 180 out of 365 days.
not fair how dare I not benefit directly from every dime of tax money? Why does
someone else get something I don't? I am so picked on by these kids.
-- "It's one less weight and one less burden for parents," said
Joshua Rivera, whose son is a second-grader at the Maurice J. Tobin School in
Boston's Roxbury section. --What other "weights" and
"burdens" of parenthood is Uncle Sam going to take over from Mommy and
Daddy? Once upon a time (I can remember from my own 20th century childhood),
people had kids with the expectation that they'd have to feed, clothe, and
house the little darlings. Not to mention teach them civil behavior, hygiene,
social relationships, and essential life skills like cooking an egg or swimming.
Who needs to worry about all those "weights" and "burdens"
anymore, with Uncle Sam, other benevolent government overseers, and private
charities making sure no one is "underprivileged"?Every
Latter-day Saint knows the tired old joke. Q: Why do Mormon women stop having
kids at 35? A: Because 35 is enough, even for them!No longer. I love
kids. Why wouldn't I decide to have 38 or 40 if knew their kindly, generous
taxpaying neighbors would take care of them regardless of how needy or
prosperous, conscientious or irresponsible I might be?
We don't feed the animals at Yellowstone National Park, because they will
become dependent on people feeding them, and will not survive if left to fend
for themselves.The people of America cannot survive without
government being mommy, and daddy. Over half our population cannot feed
themselves.Transformation in progress!
Don't worry children. Uncle Sam is here to take care of you. Uncle Sam
gives everything to you for "free". That's "fair".Maybe the children and parents should be reminded how much the meals costs,
and where the tax money came from.Once the government has a firm
grasp on school lunches, then they will tell our kids how much they can eat,
when they can eat, what they can eat, and tell the kids that they owe the
government for being so kind and generous. They won't tell the kids that
the money came from the last few americans that actually work and pay taxes.But, I guess there isn't a national debt crisis after all. Heck, we
can afford to go to war with Syria and delve into someone elses civil war. bo
preached how evil President Bush was for going to the bank of china and using
the credit card to fund the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. But all of the wars
and murders bo is committing is A okay with the media.
We absolutely must teach our children at a young age to be dependent on free
government cheese.How else will politicians be relevant without some sort
of largesse to dangle in front of voters?Hillary's Village advances