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Friday, August 27, 2021

The school board in Waukesha, Wisconsin, recently made a strange decision. They opted the school district out of a federal program "that would give free meals to all students regardless of family income," the Washington Post reports. The reason? According to one school-board member, children could "become spoiled."

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"Spoiled" Little Poor Kids

The Waukesha, WI school district opted out of free lunches because they said poor kids might "become spoiled" by them. I ain't with it.

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#1 | Posted by Corky at 2021-08-27 04:39 PM | Reply

Spoils the parents tho.

#2 | Posted by JasonM at 2021-08-27 04:47 PM | Reply

State sponsored charity should be reserved for the needy. If the private sector wants to dole out to the wealthy, that is their business, though.

#3 | Posted by jakester at 2021-08-27 08:11 PM | Reply

---- these --------. Most of them don't have kids. Get Covid and die, --------.

#4 | Posted by LegallyYourDead at 2021-08-27 11:04 PM | Reply

#3 | POSTED BY JAKESTER AT 2021-08-27 08:11 PM | FLAG: SO ------- NEEDY

#5 | Posted by LegallyYourDead at 2021-08-27 11:04 PM | Reply | Newsworthy 1

I guarantee you that at least one person on that school board is female and named Karen.

#6 | Posted by pumpkinhead at 2021-08-28 12:11 AM | Reply

Feeding people is always a good thing.

--Jesus

#7 | Posted by Zed at 2021-08-28 08:10 AM | Reply | Newsworthy 1

If you beat them after you feed them they won't be so spoiled.

"Withhold not correction from the child: for if thou beatest him with the rod, he shall not die."

"Thou shalt beat him with the rod, and shalt deliver his soul from hell."

Let the beatings begin Wisconsin.

#8 | Posted by donnerboy at 2021-08-28 11:19 AM | Reply

I've always been in favor of free school lunch and breakfast for everyone. A well fed student is better prepared to learn than a hungry one.

#9 | Posted by ScottE at 2021-08-28 11:52 AM | Reply

"MORE! You want MORE! That will only spoil you."
-Mister Bumble

#10 | Posted by TFDNihilist at 2021-08-28 12:37 PM | Reply

You get what you pay for. That's why school lunches are so cheap. They are crap.

#11 | Posted by jakester at 2021-08-28 09:09 PM | Reply

Between 2019 and 2020 the federal lunch program went from 19 million down to 13 million

Curse you joebama

#12 | Posted by ChiefTutMoses at 2021-08-28 09:27 PM | Reply

"You get what you pay for. That's why school lunches are so cheap. They are crap."

They don't need to be. Fund them better and they will be better but denying kids lunch is worse than serving sub-standard lunches. Most of the lunches that come to school in brown paper bags, created at home, aren't one bit better.

#13 | Posted by danni at 2021-08-29 10:27 AM | Reply

"Curse you joebama"

As with Medicaid expansion and most other federal programs such as help for renters today, that benefit the poor, it isn't the federal government cutting it, it's the Republicans on the state level refusing to allow the aid to flow through and benefit their own citizens.
The topic of this thread is exactly that.

#14 | Posted by danni at 2021-08-29 10:33 AM | Reply

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