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proud2BlibKansan Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jan-28-09 11:17 AM
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2. Had a long thread on this topic last night
Sorry - on my phone so I can't link it. But it was an interesting discussion.
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  -And now a message from the lunch ladies... TwoSparkles  Jan-28-09 11:06 AM   #0 
  - That's the because the assholes in the McMansions and $40K SUVs never had the money  Rabrrrrrr   Jan-28-09 11:10 AM   #1 
  - It's Not Even Just Them!  NashVegas   Jan-28-09 11:17 AM   #3 
  - If it's any consolation...  TwoSparkles   Jan-28-09 11:24 AM   #7 
  - My mother  SmileyRose   Jan-28-09 12:01 PM   #15 
  - I hear ya...  TwoSparkles   Jan-28-09 11:21 AM   #4 
  - Yeah, they were dumb but they were also keeping the economy "afloat"  thecatburgler   Jan-28-09 11:35 AM   #11 
  - Had a long thread on this topic last night  proud2Blib   Jan-28-09 11:17 AM   #2 
  - oiy - this is not rocket science.  SmileyRose   Jan-28-09 11:21 AM   #5 
  - Love the graphic...  TwoSparkles   Jan-28-09 11:25 AM   #9 
     - $2.20 for packed lunch? Really?  SmileyRose   Jan-28-09 11:44 AM   #13 
  - Nothing new about this, I remember...  TreasonousBastard   Jan-28-09 11:24 AM   #6 
  - my dad used to point to large suburban homes and say  Mari333   Jan-28-09 11:24 AM   #8 
  - I bet that the school is sending home...  Tikki   Jan-28-09 11:27 AM   #10 
  - Out of the woodwork?  sfexpat2000   Jan-28-09 03:41 PM   #26 
  - The real tragedy & commentary on our society, is that  CrispyQ   Jan-28-09 11:38 AM   #12 
  - I'm a little confused here.  apnu   Jan-28-09 12:00 PM   #14 
  - I think that means if the student's account is $20 in the hole...  Ghost in the Machine   Jan-28-09 12:40 PM   #18 
  - Ok that makes a lot more sense, if true.  apnu   Jan-28-09 12:44 PM   #19 
  - I think there's a typo.  Morning Dew   Jan-28-09 12:45 PM   #20 
  - Yes, it's exactly as others are saying...  TwoSparkles   Jan-28-09 02:19 PM   #22 
  - Why require them to have more than $20 in their account to buy lunch in the first place?  pnwmom   Jan-28-09 12:27 PM   #16 
  - I'm sorry if I miscommunicated...  TwoSparkles   Jan-28-09 02:16 PM   #21 
  - and the parent who could NOT afford to put *a couple of hundred* at a time  Donnachaidh   Jan-28-09 03:49 PM   #27 
     - You misunderstood me. I agree with you that there are plenty of parents  pnwmom   Jan-28-09 05:14 PM   #29 
  - I never received a cold lunch if I didn't have money for Hot Lunch  Winterblues   Jan-28-09 12:36 PM   #17 
  - we had to borrow money from the teacher  itsjustme   Jan-28-09 03:33 PM   #24 
  - It's more today, and school's harder.  knitter4democracy   Jan-28-09 03:33 PM   #25 
  - Yeah, you survived. But don't you think all kids deserve lunch? n/t  pnwmom   Jan-28-09 05:16 PM   #30 
     - I do, but why bitch about a free lunch if it is a cheese sandwich?  Winterblues   Jan-28-09 05:40 PM   #33 
        - I didn't see anyone complaining about the sandwich.  pnwmom   Jan-28-09 10:45 PM   #39 
  - I volunteer at my kids' school for the lunch lady. It's bad.  knitter4democracy   Jan-28-09 03:27 PM   #23 
  - The central office is telling you to cut portion sizes? That's bad. I'd have assumed  pnwmom   Jan-28-09 05:18 PM   #31 
     - There might be, but the new chick in the office is an idiot.  knitter4democracy   Jan-28-09 09:15 PM   #36 
        - I'd wonder whether some of that food is going missing . . . n/t  pnwmom   Jan-28-09 10:47 PM   #41 
  - How about those of us who lived within our means  FloridaJudy   Jan-28-09 04:08 PM   #28 
  - FloridaJudy, I hear ya.  pnwmom   Jan-28-09 05:20 PM   #32 
  - I am sorry to hear about your struggles...  IndyOp   Jan-28-09 06:02 PM   #34 
  - Oh crap. That is awful!!  knitter4democracy   Jan-28-09 09:18 PM   #37 
     - I've joined a class action law suit  FloridaJudy   Jan-28-09 10:46 PM   #40 
        - I'm glad someone is trying to do something.  knitter4democracy   Jan-29-09 04:13 PM   #42 
  - There were families in my district who had the means to pay - they just didn't  AwakeAtLast   Jan-28-09 06:28 PM   #35 
     - Ours get more than that.  knitter4democracy   Jan-28-09 09:19 PM   #38 

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