Republicans say the nutrition bill is too costly and an example of government overreach. "It's not about making our children healthy and active," said Rep. John Kline, R-Minn. "We all want to see our children healthy and active. This is about spending and the role of government and the size of government a debate about whether we're listening to our constituents or not." Republicans block legislation to feed more children, improve school lunches | Markets | Market News | Canadian Business Online Giving millionaires and billionaires 700 billion dollars is "good" for the economy, but feeding children in school at about 0.4% of that amount will bankrupt us. Remember Republican Andre Bauer who said "if you feed the poor, they'll breed"? Hey America, you voted them into office. Happy Holidays.