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gollygee Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Feb-15-09 11:32 AM
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11. I don't see why they couldn't have 2 veggie days a week or something
Not a bad idea.
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  -PETA Urges Obama to Give Kids Vegetarian School Lunches Karmadillo  Feb-15-09 10:13 AM   #0 
  - This should be brilliant!  flvegan   Feb-15-09 10:17 AM   #1 
  - ya.... like that`s going to happen.  madrchsod   Feb-15-09 10:28 AM   #2 
  - With or without a carton of breast milk?  stray cat   Feb-15-09 10:38 AM   #3 
  - PETA is a disgusting organization....  quickesst   Feb-15-09 10:42 AM   #4 
  - I've been an animal rights vegetarian for 27 years and I pretty much agree with you!  mucifer   Feb-15-09 10:47 AM   #5 
  - "Animal rights vegetarian"  superduperfarleft   Feb-15-09 05:12 PM   #84 
  - I worry about the "your mommy kills animals" one...  jmowreader   Feb-15-09 11:25 AM   #9 
  - Stuff like that only manages to turn people off and cheapens their message in my opinion  cherish44   Feb-15-09 01:26 PM   #59 
  - They ARE ridiculed into obivion.  Yukari Yakumo   Feb-15-09 03:37 PM   #79 
  - PETA: Recruiting the Next Generation  TahitiNut   Feb-15-09 10:50 AM   #6 
  - Sounds like a reasonable idea - at least to have some veg days in the cycle  petronius   Feb-15-09 10:58 AM   #7 
  - Those wll be the days the kids don't eat  michreject   Feb-15-09 11:38 AM   #12 
  - It depends on what kind of vegetarian options they have  gollygee   Feb-15-09 11:52 AM   #18 
  - Are scrambled eggs PETA approved  michreject   Feb-15-09 01:23 PM   #58 
  - LOL, no I know they're hard core  gollygee   Feb-15-09 01:31 PM   #62 
  - Read the OP...  QueenOfCalifornia   Feb-15-09 03:40 PM   #80 
     - Yeah I've re-read it and saw that  gollygee   Feb-15-09 03:59 PM   #81 
        - Unlike the Democrats, PETA understands there's no point compromising at the beginning.  Karmadillo   Feb-15-09 06:12 PM   #88 
  - Kids will pitch fits for all kinds of reasons - that's no argument against  petronius   Feb-15-09 12:02 PM   #22 
  - Were all meat eaters in my household, but we sometimes have veggie meals.  ZombieHorde   Feb-15-09 01:03 PM   #40 
  - because spaghetti is so unpopular with children?  Coexist   Feb-15-09 07:15 PM   #90 
     - No  michreject   Feb-15-09 07:33 PM   #92 
  - I think there should be a healthy veg option everyday  HarukaTheTrophyWife   Feb-15-09 12:38 PM   #27 
  - That would be ideal. I went to a one-option school, so that's what I'm  petronius   Feb-15-09 12:46 PM   #30 
  - I went to a school without lunch options for a few years, but it was a Catholic school  HarukaTheTrophyWife   Feb-15-09 12:52 PM   #35 
  - I agree with this.  Lyric   Feb-15-09 01:15 PM   #46 
  - That's a great idea  cherish44   Feb-15-09 01:20 PM   #51 
  - A policy to make school kids hate PETA one vegan meal at a time.  aikoaiko   Feb-15-09 11:08 AM   #8 
  - Sound like a good idea to me  Upton   Feb-15-09 11:30 AM   #10 
  - I see nothing wrong with an occasional veggie meal and I'm sure most schools  pnwmom   Feb-15-09 12:43 PM   #28 
  - I don't see why they couldn't have 2 veggie days a week or something  gollygee   Feb-15-09 11:32 AM   #11 
  - Poor, poor PETA. (shakes head)  BlooInBloo   Feb-15-09 11:39 AM   #13 
  - If I were a cynical conspiracy theorist...  Cirque du So-What   Feb-15-09 11:42 AM   #14 
  - Newkirk wasn't dressed as a Klanswoman when she wrote this, was she?(nt)  SteveM   Feb-15-09 11:46 AM   #15 
  - No, she was wearing her customary cloak of self righteousness  mitchum   Feb-15-09 01:04 PM   #41 
     - You'd think someone would take her aside once and tell her that  blondeatlast   Feb-15-09 07:46 PM   #94 
  - My kids school offers veggie meals in addition to other meals  maddezmom   Feb-15-09 11:48 AM   #16 
  - If I were a Republican, I would donate every spare cent I had to PETA. nt  Occam Bandage   Feb-15-09 11:49 AM   #17 
  - Probably would be cheaper. nt  anonymous171   Feb-15-09 11:53 AM   #19 
  - Excellent idea, lets FORCE a vegetarian diet on our kids at school  hughee99   Feb-15-09 11:56 AM   #20 
  - Why is it not right? I'm not a vegetarian, but 'm not seeing any moral  petronius   Feb-15-09 12:09 PM   #23 
  - Your reasonable suggestion is NOT what PETA is proposing.  pnwmom   Feb-15-09 12:47 PM   #32 
     - You're right, I did skip that part and it certainly puts a different meaning  petronius   Feb-15-09 01:21 PM   #54 
  - But the Mystery Meat ones are?  drbonnerlover   Feb-15-09 12:47 PM   #31 
  - You can guarantee a high-fiber, antioxidant rich meal a day without  pnwmom   Feb-15-09 12:48 PM   #33 
     - They are "banning" it from lunches...There are two other meals a day + snacks  drbonnerlover   Feb-15-09 12:50 PM   #34 
        - While they're at it, why don't they ban all products containing wheat, barley,  pnwmom   Feb-15-09 12:53 PM   #36 
           - Does this really bother you? Because I would think, even if you were the most dedicated omnivore.  drbonnerlover   Feb-15-09 12:57 PM   #38 
           - For gluten-intolerant people, there is nothing healthy about having more  pnwmom   Feb-15-09 01:13 PM   #45 
           - No, it wouldn't be  HarukaTheTrophyWife   Feb-15-09 01:21 PM   #53 
           - Yes, I'm sure that the fine people who F'd up something as simple as  hughee99   Feb-15-09 02:28 PM   #71 
           - Plenty of vegetarian and vegan options out there for celiacs  HarukaTheTrophyWife   Feb-15-09 01:17 PM   #48 
              - By your reasoning, vegetarians should make their own children's lunches.  pnwmom   Feb-15-09 01:21 PM   #55 
                 - I think gluten-free options are a good thing (and easy to do)  HarukaTheTrophyWife   Feb-15-09 01:23 PM   #57 
                    - I don't trust the cafeteria, in my daughter's case. But there are are range of  pnwmom   Feb-15-09 01:27 PM   #61 
                       - Yes, I'm aware of the range of people who avoid gluten  HarukaTheTrophyWife   Feb-15-09 06:08 PM   #86 
                          - I don't have a problem with them offering soy milk or more veggie options --  pnwmom   Feb-15-09 08:20 PM   #95 
  - They're already "forcing" a meat-atarian diet on 'em  WolverineDG   Feb-15-09 01:07 PM   #42 
     - As I said, I have no problem with providing veg only options.  hughee99   Feb-15-09 02:20 PM   #69 
     - Every Time  RobinA   Feb-15-09 03:10 PM   #75 
        - school food was crap when I was in school  WolverineDG   Feb-15-09 04:36 PM   #83 
        - I've known a few crapatarians in my day...  Bill McBlueState   Feb-15-09 07:43 PM   #93 
  - I would love to see schools funded well enough to be able to provide a vegetarian alternative  Fleshdancer   Feb-15-09 11:58 AM   #21 
  - that was also in Super Size Me  tabbycat31   Feb-15-09 01:31 PM   #63 
     - Thanks! I confused the documentaries.  Fleshdancer   Feb-15-09 01:44 PM   #66 
  - If PETA really wants this thing to go through, they would let either the  4lbs   Feb-15-09 12:15 PM   #24 
  - Oh for goodness sakes.  AyanRand Is Dead   Feb-15-09 12:18 PM   #25 
  - Life in school would be a drag without the many meals of  RushIsRot   Feb-15-09 12:27 PM   #26 
  - This organic organization also wants to plant an organic garden at the White House! Bravo!  drbonnerlover   Feb-15-09 12:44 PM   #29 
  - Maybe make it an option, but forcing all schools to go veggie?  Arkana   Feb-15-09 12:56 PM   #37 
  - "Is it meat or is it cake? It's MEATCAKE!!!!!!"  davsand   Feb-15-09 01:01 PM   #39 
  - LOL I forgot about that one!  cherish44   Feb-15-09 01:43 PM   #65 
     - Sadly, for some kids it might be the best meal of the day.  davsand   Feb-15-09 02:37 PM   #73 
        - Apparently school food has changed enormously since I was there. Our schools employed  remoulade   Feb-15-09 03:36 PM   #77 
  - I need a burger!  Sultana   Feb-15-09 01:07 PM   #43 
  - The proposal makes sense to me.  noamnety   Feb-15-09 01:07 PM   #44 
  - In the case of my child, it would make lunch unhealthier, unless they also  pnwmom   Feb-15-09 01:19 PM   #49 
     - Accommodating food allergies  noamnety   Feb-15-09 01:56 PM   #67 
  - I'm an unashamed ominvore  cherish44   Feb-15-09 01:17 PM   #47 
  - I'm vegan and I hate PETA  RadicalTexan   Feb-15-09 01:20 PM   #50 
  - Me too. And I'm sick of having to apologize for them.  superduperfarleft   Feb-15-09 05:14 PM   #85 
     - No need to apologize for them. They did what they had to to expose the workings of the AKC.  Karmadillo   Feb-15-09 09:23 PM   #96 
  - My daughter's school has a vegetarian choice for lunch everyday.  AlCzervik   Feb-15-09 01:21 PM   #52 
  - Clearly, the school kids must be starving where she goes  HarukaTheTrophyWife   Feb-15-09 01:22 PM   #56 
  - for sure, they turn sideways and you can't even see them!  AlCzervik   Feb-15-09 01:34 PM   #64 
  - Vegetarian or vegan?  gollygee   Feb-15-09 03:29 PM   #76 
  - Veggie Options Seem Reasonable  Lady President   Feb-15-09 01:27 PM   #60 
  - I would be all for having a vegetarian option for kids  Marrah_G   Feb-15-09 02:11 PM   #68 
  - This is a big heaping load of Bullshit on PETA Bread  Stevenmarc   Feb-15-09 02:22 PM   #70 
  - Schools should offer a variety of foods  Tektonik   Feb-15-09 02:29 PM   #72 
  - One Of The Dumbest Things I've Heard Asked Of Him Yet! Leave It To Peta LOL  OPERATIONMINDCRIME   Feb-15-09 02:54 PM   #74 
  - Pot meet kettle  HarukaTheTrophyWife   Feb-15-09 06:08 PM   #87 
  - Healthy foods for kids at lunch=great idea. Unfortunately, PETA is a full-of-shit, extremist org.  Warren DeMontague   Feb-15-09 03:36 PM   #78 
  - Veggie options: Cool. Vegan only cafeteria: Not cool  TimeChaser   Feb-15-09 04:07 PM   #82 
  - Oh for the love of PETA...  a la izquierda   Feb-15-09 06:15 PM   #89 
  - PETA sucks.  deaniac21   Feb-15-09 07:16 PM   #91 

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