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http://www.breitbart.com/Big-Government/2014/06/16/Michelle-Obama-I-Couldn-t-Feed-My-Kids-Right-Even-With-A-Harvard-Degree



 by Charlie Spiering 16 Jun 2014, 2:23 PM PDT

In an interview with MSN.com, First Lady Michelle Obama explained she used to struggle to feed her kids right—even though she received an education from Harvard and Princeton.

“Before coming to the White House, I struggled, as a working parent with a traveling, busy husband, to figure out how to feed my kids healthy, and I didn’t get it right,” she explained, sharing a story about her children’s doctor who pulled her aside to talk about her family diet.

“I thought to myself, if a Princeton and Harvard-educated professional woman doesn’t know how to adequately feed her kids, then what are other parents going through who don’t have access to the information I have?” she recalled.

Her personal struggle helped her launch her mission to address childhood obesity, she explains, especially passing a law requiring schools to provide healthier meals for kids.

The First Lady recommended that schools make decisions for children because their parents struggle to feed their children well.

“It’s so important for our schools to make the hard calls for our kids, because parents are struggling enough at home,” she said, pointing out that schools would simply feed children sweet cereal, chocolate milk, donuts, burgers, and fries.

Obama added that parents and school administrators needed to stop worrying about what their kids want to eat and encourage them to act like adults.

“It is our job as adults to make sure that our kids eat what they need, not what they want,” she said. “I struggle with that in my own life, and I tell you, if I let my kids dictate what we have for dinner every day, it would be French fries, chips, and candy, but we don’t run our households like that, and we can’t run our schools like that.”

Instead of rolling back the national school mandates, the First Lady explained that schools just needed more help making healthy food taste better.

“What we need to do is lend a hand to the schools that are struggling, not roll back the standards and say, 'Oh, well. The kids don’t like it so let them eat cake,'” she insisted. “We can’t afford to do that."

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In other words, she's an idiot.  It is not that hard to feed your kids healthy food.
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In other words, she's an idiot.  It is not that hard to feed your kids healthy food.

It's quite possible that, in addition to being an idiot, she is just a bald faced liar.

There are a million resources available if you want to feed kids healthy food.

And you don't need a nanny state to do it, either.
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It's quite possible that, in addition to being an idiot, she is just a bald faced liar.

There are a million resources available if you want to feed kids healthy food.

And you don't need a nanny state to do it, either.

Both of the above get's my vote.
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Both of the above get's my vote.


Mine too.
Geez....politicians these days.......................
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“Before coming to the White House, I struggled, as a working parent with a traveling, busy husband, to figure out how to feed my kids healthy, and I didn’t get it right,” she explained, sharing a story about her children’s doctor who pulled her aside to talk about her family diet.
I'm confused. Who is she describing? Neither one of them ever actually worked for a living.

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“I thought to myself, if a Princeton and Harvard-educated professional woman doesn’t know how to adequately feed her kids, then what are other parents going through who don’t have access to the information I have?” she recalled.
Well, they aren't going through any such struggle because, unlike La Familia Obama, they aren't morons. Most other parents have enough common sense to know what to feed their children. How about your mother, Mooch? What did she feed you? Why didn't you ask her for advice?
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Her personal struggle helped her launch her mission to address childhood obesity, she explains, especially passing a law requiring schools to provide healthier meals for kids.
Of course, the first response of every good statist is even more government control of peoples' lives.

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The First Lady recommended that schools make decisions for children because their parents struggle to feed their children well. “It’s so important for our schools to make the hard calls for our kids, because parents are struggling enough at home,” she said, pointing out that schools would simply feed children sweet cereal, chocolate milk, donuts, burgers, and fries.
What a crock. Schools for decades have had nutritionists who tried to come up with balanced menus that still would appeal to children. Please, oh great Mooch, give us the name of the school district that feeds its children nothing but donuts and Sugar Smacks. Liar. So now we have the Mooch-approved menus that get thrown in the trash. That's a real improvement.
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Ref: the Harvard degree .....

Three high school friends meet up after a few years. Have a laugh and a joke, good meal and a few beers. They all get the urge to hit the gents at the same time.

The Harvard grad is first to finish. He walks to the sink, starts washing his hands. The Yale grad zips up, goes over to the sink and asks for the soap to wash his hands. The Aggie finishes off, zips, and starts to walk out the door.

The other two are scandalized!

"In Harvard we were always told to wash our hands after using the toilet!"
"We were taught the same in Yale!"

The Aggie looks at them, patiently. "Well, in A&M, we were taught not to piss on our hands in the first place."

Sounds about right.
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In an interview with MSN.com, First Lady Michelle Obama explained she used to struggle to feed her kids right—even though she received an education from Harvard and Princeton.


Yeah, those affirmative-action students just kill the school's average GPA...


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In other words, she's an idiot.  It is not that hard to feed your kids healthy food.

Maybe this is why liberals are always in everybody's business.

They think the rest of the country is having as difficult a time coping as they are...


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Does anyone notice how the problems that we expanded government to fix keep getting bigger and bigger as the government expands to fix them?  How come Moochelle can't seem to figure that out with her hoity toity ivy league education?
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And she still hasn't learned table manners.  Or any other manners either.

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How come Moochelle can't seem to figure that out with her hoity toity ivy league education?


Because they are taught what to think, not how to think...


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Shoot.  My mother went to an actual one-room schoolhouse in the heart of Appalachia after the Depression.  Despite coming from a family where no one had more than an 8th grade education, and being pressured by her parents to quit after the 8th grade and help out the family - she received a high school diploma.  Never went to college.

SHE fed us healthy, balanced meals cooked from scratch every single day!  She didn't need no fancy schmancy ejumacation to do it either.  Of course, she had loads of common sense - that might have been the difference.

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Geez....politicians these days.......................

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What's so hard about putting a big crock pot of beans and rice on before you leave for work, getting a big bag of apples, and making sammiches? 

So easy, even a first lady could do it.
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I was taught how to eat healthy in elementary school.
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Shoot.  My mother went to an actual one-room schoolhouse in the heart of Appalachia after the Depression.  Despite coming from a family where no one had more than an 8th grade education, and being pressured by her parents to quit after the 8th grade and help out the family - she received a high school diploma.  Never went to college.

SHE fed us healthy, balanced meals cooked from scratch every single day!  She didn't need no fancy schmancy ejumacation to do it either.  Of course, she had loads of common sense - that might have been the difference.
It's all about common sense. My parents were poor Appalachians, too, and they knew that dinner should consist of some protein (meat, for those of you with Harvard degrees), a starch (potatoes or rice for those of you with Harvard degrees) and a vegetable.

Duuuuuuhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh. Ah'm Moochelle Obama and I don' know nuthin' 'bout how ta feed mah chilluns.
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I guess she is missing the irony that she is claiming she didn't know how to feed her kiddos yet she assumes she can tell the rest of us how to?
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It would appear Moochelle ate the bulk of it and it went to her as - never mind. ^-^
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I guess she is missing the irony that she is claiming she didn't know how to feed her kiddos yet she assumes she can tell the rest of us how to?
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I guess she is missing the irony that she is claiming she didn't know how to feed her kiddos yet she assumes she can tell the rest of us how to?

Liberals always think that everyone else is as clueless as they were and (once they do catch a clue) that they are now experts in helping everyone else...


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If Anyone Else Said What Michelle Obama Just Did They Would Probably Earn A Visit From CPS

"I didn’t get it right.”

 


Even as she continues trying to dictate what every other child in America is allowed to eat, first lady Michelle Obama recently conceded that she wasn’t able to adequately feed her two daughters prior to the posh lifestyle she currently enjoys. In a recent interview, she recalled the trouble she had caring for Sasha and Malia before her husband became president.
 
 



“Before coming to the White House,” she said, “I struggled as a working parent with a traveling, busy husband, to figure out how to feed my kids healthy; and I didn’t get it right.”

She explained that her kids’ doctor had to scold her for “things that were going wrong” with her parenting style.

Obama took the position that she must serve as the arbiter of childhood nutrition because other parents just aren’t as smart as she is.

“I thought to myself, if a Princeton and Harvard educated professional woman doesn’t know how to adequately feed her kids, then what are other parents going through who don’t have access to the information I have?”

The best way to impose her will on the nation as a whole, she explained, is through public school mandates.

“It’s so important for our schools to make the hard calls for our kids,” she asserted, “because parents are struggling enough at home.”

She suggested there is an “epidemic of childhood obesity” in America because schools have yet to enthusiastically embrace her regulations. While dismissing accusations that compliance with her mandates are cost-prohibitive in many districts, Obama made her own assertions regarding the ostensible benefits of such guidelines.

“Schools have seen their test scores rise and attendance rates improve and disciplinary issues go away,” she insisted.

Of course, plenty of kids are willing to go public with their disapproval of the new guidelines, revealing that cafeterias are now serving meager and unappetizing meals.

In the end, though, Obama shows no signs of backing away from the increasingly unpopular mandates.

“The first step is not to roll back the standards,” she said, “but to help the schools that are struggling do a better job at making the meals more enjoyable for the kids. Good health and flavor go hand in hand.”

Read more at http://www.westernjournalism.com/michelle-admits-idea-feed-children/#HQsyYQuRQPgPi0pW.99
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