AP: Are school lunches a national security threat?

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    Are school lunches a national security threat?

    By MARY CLARE JALONICK
    Associated Press Writer Apr 20, 6:42 AM EDT

    WASHINGTON (AP) - A group of retired military officers says high-calorie school lunches are threatening national security.

    A study by the group Mission: Readiness finds that school lunches are making American kids so fat that fewer of them can meet the military's physical fitness standards. That, in turn, is putting recruitment in jeopardy.

    AP News : TheMonitor.com

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    Interesting...

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    The officers are pushing for passage of a wide-ranging nutrition bill that aims to make the nation's school lunches healthier.

    "There oughta be a Law!"...

    The Military Pushing for Healthy Recruits in the Public Schools...

    Would LOVE to Hear the Take on this from of the Anti-Military Left.

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    School lunches suck, brown bagging is the way to go.
     
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    Some People can't Think for themselves or Provide for their Bastard Children...

    Uncle Sam is Feeding a LOT of Kids...

    And someone's gotta Protect them!...

    And the Military is going to do it!

    I can't Wait to see Obama's Stamp of Approval on the Military Pushing for Healthier Future Baby Killers! :lol:

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    School lunches should consist of sandwiches made of ham or turkey or chicken or roast beef or tuna or egg salad (plus cheese, as desired) or pb&j made on whole wheat bread or rolls, fruit, a bag of chips and milk. Cookies are extra as are Philly soft pretzels. Yeah, that's the ticket.
     
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    Damn, that's Offensively White... :lol:

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    It isn't the school lunches that are making kids fat. It's the kid's activities - or lack thereof. Instead of getting outside to play baseball, soccer, basketball, hide and seek, dodge ball or whatever, kids today sit inside the house and play video games, watch movies, spend time on texting on cell phones or anything else that doesn't provide the overall exercise that they need. Most kids could eat anything they would want to eat if they would get off of their little "sweet buns" and go outside and play. Fresh air, sunlight and activity. That's what kids need. School lunches are not the problem. I agree with ZB. School lunches really suck and I vote for her menu BUT in reality, they could eat anything they wanted to eat if they would become active.
     
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    School Lunches Suck and we have an Inactive Population...

    Apparently the Gubmn't would rather go after the Food than the Actions of the Individual, or Lack thereof...

    Consistent Pattern.

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    Hmmmmmm......who are the inside with???

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