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Making school food edible again….

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Two of Our Lady of Perpetual Dissatisfaction’s least popular initiatives have just been wiped out by the Trump Administration.    The first was the meddlesome and totally unpalatable  school lunch  program,  which saw school districts losing money hand over fist because the guidelines produced food which tasted awful,  and were slated to become even worse by reducing salt even further,  an action  of extremely dubious usefulness. The food Nazis are  stroking out  about the salt study because many of them have careers which depend on faulty science,  just like the global warming enthusiasts.   Like the cholesterol hysterics, the salt police are relying  on junk  science,  based on even older bad suppositions.

The other recipient of an executive death blow was the  “Let Girls Learn” program,  started in 2015 by Michelle Obama and meant to facilitate educational opportunities for young girls in developing countries.  The program was run by the Peace Corps and U.S. Agency for International Development.   CNN reported the program’s termination,  but the White House  is denying  it.   CNN is trying to weasel its way out of its bad reporting,  but as far as I’m concerned,  anything run by the Peace Corps should be shut down for waste and fraud if not outright abuse.

 

 

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Written by timeforthorns

May 2, 2017 at 5:27 pm

Canadians are just so darned nice!

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How sweet of hockey fans in Edmonton to  stand and sing  the U.S. national anthem when the microphone went out at a hockey game.   What a stunning contrast to America’s NFL players who kneel for that same anthem.   And exactly how many Americans do you imagine know even the first line of the Canadian national anthem?

Written by timeforthorns

May 2, 2017 at 1:27 am