A Texas high school student was suspended after he accidentally packed a beer can in his lunch. Chaz Seale says he thought he was packing a soda can, and turned the beer in to a teacher. But officials sent him to an alternative school for two months. "I gave it to the teacher thinking I wouldn’t get in trouble," Seale said, "and I got in trouble." More
Literally and figuratively. I was driving from work to school a couple of weeks ago and had about 5 minutes to grab some lunch when I spotted a Taco Bell ahead of me. Now, I’m no Taco Bell fan, really. More of a Del Taco guy. But there is something delightful about biting into a […]
By Frank Moraes Paul Ryan was at CPAC today, and he's been getting a lot of attention for a story he told about a young man who didn't want to get a free hot meal from the school but would rather have his parents pack him a brown bag lunch. Show More Summary
During his Thursday speech at CPAC, the conserva-palooza, vice presidential also-ran Paul Ryan used a touching story about an undernourished child to argue why free or reduced-priced school lunches were a bad thing. Touching, but false. And he continues to perpetuate the falsehood. Read more...
Remember yesterday at CPAC when Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) told that devastating story about a young boy who said he no longer wanted free, government-provided school lunch because that meant he didn't have "someone who cared for him?” And how that meant Democrats want poor Americans to have "full stomachs and an empty soul?" Well, it turns out none of that was true.
It’s about a sad little boy who didn’t want a school lunch. He wanted his lunch in a brown paper bag just like all the other boys and girls who got that brown paper bag of love from their parents. “The left is making a big mistake here. What they’re offering people is a full […]
Lies. Remember how Rep. Paul Ryan was so sad about the poor boy who didn't want that nasty free government school lunch, "because he knew a kid with [lunch in] a brown paper bag had someone who cared for him"? Ryan had been told that story by Eloise Anderson, a member of Wisconsin Gov. Show More Summary
It’s a big jarring. I never thought I’d see the day when a politician attacks free lunches given to financially needy kids in schools. But now — in the latest where 21st century conservatives are going after the “givens” long supported by BOTH parties — Rep. Paul Ryan has gone after giving free lunches to [...]
It seems that the nastiness coming from Rep. Paul Ryan's vacuous, sloganeering speech he gave at CPAC, attacking children who receive free lunches at school along with their parents wasn't the only thing wrong with the tale he told the...Show More Summary
Noted without further comment: Rebecca Shoenkopf: Intellectual Property and School Lunches Are Theft!: "Paul Ryan used the story of a sad boy who didn’t want government cheese sandwich lunch, but instead wanted a paper bag lunch.... >Ryan was careful to cite the source of his story as some... Show More Summary
Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) asserted on Thursday that liberals did not understand that kids who got free lunches at school did not have parents who cared about them at home.
From the March 6 edition of MSNBC's All In with Chris Hayes: Previously: Right-Wing Media Totally Cool With Paul Ryan Shaming Kids On Free Lunch Program Fox's Free Lunch Double Standard Fox Asks If Children Should Work For School Me...
In "Jedi Academy: Return of the Padawan," best-selling author and artist Jeffrey Brown shows us what student life is like in a middle school in a galaxy far, far away. (Credit: Scholastic Books) Gamorrean Guards serving school lunch?...Show More Summary
Conservative media were unfazed by Rep. Paul Ryan's suggestion that low-income parents don't care for their children if they receive free school lunches, a response that stays true to their history of shaming low-income people. Rep.Show More Summary
The government launches measures to help schools deliver free school lunches to all infant children. A package of measures to help support schools to deliver free school lunches to all infant children has been launched by Liberal Democrat Schools Minister David Laws today. All infant children in state-funded schools in England will, for the first time, […]
Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) asserted on Thursday that liberals did not understand that kids who got free lunches at school did not have parents who cared about them at home. Speaking to the Conservative Political Action Conference, the former...Show More Summary
Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) used part of his time at this year's Conservative Political Action Conference Thursday to question the value of social welfare programs like food stamps and free school lunch for poor children. "What the left is offering people is a full stomach and an empty soul." he said. "The American people want more than that."
At least 1.6 million students who previously paid for their own lunches at National School Lunch Program cafeterias have dropped out because they don’t like the new menus or the associated price increases, the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) says in a new report. In that report, GAO documents some significant shrinkage in the school... Continue Reading
5:30am – Alarm I don’t even beg the morning for more sleep. Swing my legs. Sit up. Walk to the stove top. Heat water for tea. Make lunches for school. “Good morning.” “Hello love.” “How did you sleep?” Hug the one that needs a lot of hugs. “Eat breakfast.” “Get ready for school.” “Yes, you [...]