IBD: No Freedom For You! When School Lunch Nazis Attack

“The nanny state that tells us what cars we should drive, what energy we must use and what health insurance we must have is now telling mothers what they can put in their children’s school lunches.”

Investor’s Business Daily editorializes:

… On Jan. 30, a preschooler at West Hoke Elementary School in Raeford, N.C., had three chicken nuggets for lunch because a state employee told her the lunch her mother packed was not nutritious. The girl’s turkey and cheese sandwich, banana, potato chips and apple juice did not meet U.S. Department of Agriculture guidelines. After consuming the approved nuggets, she was sent home with her mom-packed lunch and a bill from the school for $1.25…

What’s been called the greatest generation was somehow able to defeat Imperial Japan, Nazi Germany and Fascist Italy after being raised on lunches their moms packed for them. This nation went to the moon without the federal government telling us what we and our children should eat…

Read the entire editorial.

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