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School Lunch

Ah yes here it is, the obligatory , why are kids fat report.  So why are kids fat now?  Same old song different verse.

Kids today are fat because ;

They don’t get enough exercise.

They don’t eat enough vegetables.

They don’t eat enough fruit.

They spend too much time in front of the TV, the computer, listening to music, watching movies.

Well allow me to weigh in (punny, sorry) on this most corpulent (sorry again) of subjects.

Kids may be heavier than before but truly I am not seeing it.  The percentage seems to be pretty much the same.  Of course the standards of what is now obese have changed considerably.  If you have any meat on your bones, if your ribs are not sticking out  of your chest, if your face doesn’t look like a skeleton with flesh stretched over it, you are officially obese.  Let us however try to make some sense out of the mish mash of opinion offered today.

Kids do not get enough exercise- duh, they spend more than eight hours of daylight sitting in a class room.  If they do have PE it is so structured (to prevent injury or any fun breaking out) it is simply another box to check off during the day.  “His majesty, the one” wants them to spend even more time in school.  Here’s a question that needs to be asked.  If school is such a great substitute for family why is it that children are fatter, more stressed, more violent, more disrespectful and less happy?  Maybe it’s because children were NEVER designed to spend 33% of their day away from their parents.  While I am sure some children are more than happy to spend as much time away from home as they can (since their parents would never allow them to look, act and speak as they do at school), most dislike school and it’s constant attack on the mores, morals and teaching of parents in the home.  Most children today spend less time in the home than ever before.  An hour in the morning, 4 hours at night and then it’s off to bed, so they can get up and do it again in the morning, that’s if the kids get “home” before 6 at night.  Many don’t.

Now to the crux of the article above.  Kids don’t eat enough fruits and vegetables.  After 30 years on the Mommy Track I can tell you that the child who likes fruits and veggies is the minority not the majority.  I fed my babies vegetables and kept them away from junk.  Guess what?  They liked the junk better.  They never met a sugar they didn’t like.  I had a Gestalt moment (little light bulb over the head) many years ago.  We had moved back to the states from the Far East and missed the whole “white sugar is the devil” fad and my husband attended a university on the GI Bill.  The mothers in this area alarmed by the sugar -ADD controversy had decided to remove all sugar, fat and taste from their children’s food.  It got so bad that the local college TV station had a respected Peditrician on to council parents.  Can you guess what he said?  Mothers your children need calories to grow, they need a certain amount of fat in their diets.  If your child does not have a medical condition, give them a cookie once and in while.  Sugar is NOT the devil, fat is NOT evil.  Moderation in all things should be your slogan.  Children in the area were ill less , were happier and healthier with a little meat on their bones. We see daily on Television the emaciated bodies of children around the world.  These children die from  the effects of malnourishment every day.   Surely here in the US we can do better.   These are not little adults, they do not have the same needs as adults and government officials, their lackeys in the media nor their collusionists in the health care cabal, are not the ones who get to tell parents how to raise their children Yet!

School lunches in most cases are deplorable.  They are tasteless, cold and unappetizing.  They are usually served by ladies who don’t give a hoot, because all they are paid to do is microwave or remove things from trucks.  Nothing is cooked there anymore, you could get better nutrition from a handful of vitamins.  So add even more of the same, over cooked or cold broccoli, limp salads, apple, oranges et al and what do you get.  The need for a larger trash can.  How are you going to force children to eat these things?  Starve them until they do, our new social order on display. By the time they are adults they will simply allow government to take over their lives, because it is exactly what they’re used to.

You want kids to be healthier, happier, and more stable?  Find a way to get one parent back in the home and send them to school 3 hours less.  Many children leave their homes in the dark and come home in the dark.  That may be fine for adults (it’s not of course – human beings need sunlight, hence the depression problems we have to day). Cut out the misc. days off and end school on a reasonable date.  Allow them to be children instead of forcing them to be adults.

I don’t know, we haven’t been as successful as home schoolers so far.  At this point it couldn’t hurt.

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Get Ready

Ladies and gentlemen get ready, Brothers and sisters on the Right, prepare.

The games have already begun.  As the current administrations missteps, foibles and flat out idiocies  continue to mount, more and more liberals will decide that the only way to stay in power is to turncoat.  Wolves will appear in sheep’s clothing.  There will be more disguises on Capitol Hill and in state and local elections than Halloween night at Disneyland.

How then are we supposed to know who are the sheep and who are the wolves?  It is, in this day and technological age, not all that difficult. LISTEN  to what they say and then verify by doing a little research on what they have said before.  For example, the commander in indecision, may talk a good game about compassion and caring for children and how important they are but……let us not forget the he “wouldn’t want his daughters  punished by a baby”

In New York Doug Hoffman has been thrown under the bus by Newt Gingrich, and the NRCC among others.  Apparently his competition is a Margaret Sanger  Award winner .  Let me educate you on just what Ms. Sanger, the father of Planned Parenthood, proposed.

“Our failure to segregate morons who are increasing and multiplying

… demonstrates our foolhardy and extravagant sentimentalism …

[Philanthropists] encourage the healthier and more normal sections of the

world to shoulder the burden of unthinking and indiscriminate fecundity of

others; which brings with it, as I think the reader must agree, a dead

weight of human waste. Instead of decreasing and aiming to eliminate the

stocks that are most detrimental to the future of the race and the world,

it tends to render them to a menacing degree dominant … We are paying

for, and even submitting to, the dictates of an ever-increasing,

unceasingly spawning class of human beings who never should have been born

at all.”

— Margaret Sanger. The Pivot of Civilization , 1922. Chapter on “The

Cruelty of Charity,” pages 116, 122, and 189. Swarthmore College Library

edition.

and

“[Our objective is] unlimited sexual gratification without the burden

of unwanted children … [Women must have the right] to live … to love

… to be lazy … to be an unmarried mother … to create … to destroy

… The marriage bed is the most degenerative influence in the social order

… The most merciful thing that a family does to one of its infant members

is to kill it.”

— Margaret Sanger (editor). The Woman Rebel , Volume I, Number 1.

Reprinted in Woman and the New Race . New York: Brentanos Publishers,

1922.

Yes, this is Sanger, the fearless leader of the leftish fems.  She was a racist and a bigot.  She believed that only the “fit” should breed.  Who were the unfit, you might ask?  Blacks, Irish, Catholics among others.  Don’t believe me, it is all there in black and white and there is NO way to argue that this is taken out of context.  She hated them all, but she saved her most vicious attacks for those of her own kind (women) and their inability or unwillingness to throw off the chains of motherhood and embrace the secular, self aggrandizement model of the “enlightened female”.


So, the woman the National Republican Committee wants to champion is a Sanger award winner?  Really?  Are they tired of shooting themselves in the foot have now decided to take aim at their heads?  Have they decided to take the ideals and mores of conservatism and throw them not only under the bus but to grind them into the pavement?  I have only one last comment.

Barak Obama is president of the United States………….and that is exactly how that happened.

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PJM takes quite a time to moderate my comments.  I must have ticked someone off, who knew?

My comment on their story about health care.

These are some of the people who support this administration and what they have said.

Robert Reich “…..”Thank you. And by the way, we’re going to have to, if you’re very old, we’re not going to give you all that technology and all those drugs for the last couple of years of your life to keep you maybe going for another couple of months. It’s too expensive…so we’re going to let you die.”

At a health care takeover protest…….” an unidentified man bit off another man’s pinky finger at the top joint. *The victim anti health care, assailant pro.

Rep John Conyers “I love these members, they get up and say, ‘Read the bill,’” said Rep. John Conyers. “What good is reading the bill if it’s a thousand pages and you don’t have two days and two lawyers to find out what it means after you read the bill?” *Question are doctors, nurses and technicians going to be so innandated with bureaucracy that they won’t have time to “read the chart” or “read medical journals”?

Sebelius HHR Sec. has been endorsed by Planned Parenthood and they have conducted fundraising activity on her behalf. Sebelius vetoed abortion legislation in Kansas in 2003, 2005, 2006, and again in 2008. “In 2008, Sebelius vetoed House Substitute for Senate Bill 389, titled the Comprehensive Abortion Reform Act by its sponsors. Proponents of the bill claimed the legislation would strengthen late-term abortion laws and prevent “coerced abortions” particularly with respect to MINORS.” (my emphasis).

John Holdren Science Czar from the 1977 text book Ecoscience. “On page 837, the book states that compulsory abortion is perfectly legal under the Constitution of the United States: ‘Indeed, it has been concluded that compulsory population-control laws, even including laws requiring compulsory abortion, could be sustained under the existing Constitution if the population crisis became sufficiently severe to endanger the society.'” and “A program of sterilizing women after their second or third child, despite the relatively greater difficulty of the operation than vasectomy, might be easier to implement than trying to sterilize men.

*Now to be honest Holdren may not have been the author of the specific quotes but he is one of the authors of this text book and so one assume he not only read it (unlike members of Congress) but agrees with it.

Now for something slighly different but ………….oh so sadly similar.

Professor of Biology at the University of Texas at Austin Eric R. PiankaI wrote this in the article entitled “What nobody wants to hear, but everyone needs to know”, “I do not bear any ill will toward humanity. However, I am convinced that the world WOULD clearly be much better off without so many of us.”

And less you think that all of this is new to the Liberal thought process we have these quotes by Planned Parenthood Founder Margaret Sanger. “The most merciful thing that a family does to one of its infant members is to kill it.”

and “Birthcontrol: to create a race of thoroughbreds”

and “More children from the fit, less from the unfit.

But this is so far the best Sanger quote

“Our failure to segregate morons who are increasing and multiplying … demonstrates our foolhardy and extravagant sentimentalism … [Philanthropists] encourage the healthier and more normal sections of the world to shoulder the burden of unthinking and indiscriminate fecundity of others; which brings with it, as I think the reader must agree, a dead weight of human waste. Instead of decreasing and aiming to eliminate the stocks that are most detrimental to the future of the race and the world, it tends to render them to a menacing degree dominant … We are paying for, and even submitting to, the dictates of an ever-increasing, unceasingly spawning class of human beings who never should have been born at all.” – Margaret Sanger. The Pivot of Civilization, 1922. Chapter on “The Cruelty of Charity,” pages 116, 122, and 189. Swarthmore College Library edition.”

Why would we want ANYONE “punished with a child” or to live beyond their usefulness to society?  Death panels what death panels?

How very unObaminain.


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