[Report Abuse]
[Login to Blog] PoliticsNation's Blog
Low-income children should sweep floors for lunch
Last comment by PoliticsNation 4 years, 1 month ago.

Take Me To Post Comment Form

Rep. Jack Kingston (R-Ga.) has a new idea: low-income children should either pay more for school lunches, or they should be forced to tackle janitorial tasks.


He wants kids to learn early in life that there’s no such thing as a free lunch. To make sure they absorb that lesson, he’s proposing that low-income children do some manual labor in exchange for their subsidized meals.

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/12/18/jack-kingston-school-lunch_n_4467711.html?ir=Politics


Latest Activity: Dec 19, 2013 at 5:36 PM


Bookmark and Share
Forward This Blog
Print Blog
More Blogs by PoliticsNation
Send PoliticsNation a Message
Report Abuse


Blog has been viewed (845) times.

timeontarget commented on Thursday, Dec 19, 2013 at 18:02 PM

The impoverished and weak need to earn their "handout".

PoliticsNation commented on Thursday, Dec 19, 2013 at 18:16 PM

tot- you have kids whose parents are in the military on free and reduced lunch...

icyman61 commented on Thursday, Dec 19, 2013 at 22:41 PM

Kingston a man who became rich DURING his term as a Rep?

What a jerk it not the child fault again, our government trying to punish it citizens for being poor.

I dont think he understands hes a public trustee, we should fire him.

Funkentelecky commented on Thursday, Dec 19, 2013 at 22:59 PM

I'm 53 years old, in charge of 13 employees and just swept the floor in my work area, Monday. I do this whenever it is needed and the opportunity demands it. So if I can do it, my subordinates will do it too. A great lesson in "setting the example." I wholeheartedly feel, that Democrat Liberals and Progressives should embrace this lesson and instill it in there fellow peers. It's no different than my favorite Democrat's American statement of "Ask not what your country can do for you, but what you can do for your country" Any Questions?

Funkentelecky commented on Friday, Dec 20, 2013 at 00:13 AM

Like I said before Chief, you have the knack (ability) to smooth out/translate the grey areas and complete the topic!

Icy, what's wrong with personal responsibility in a free market society?

gacpl commented on Friday, Dec 20, 2013 at 08:03 AM

the time is now, the place should be everywhere. the liberals are trying to make the time and place non nonexistent. things need to be said, and something needs to be done. look at Detroit. the liberals have controlled it for several decades. now they are out of other peoples money. if something isn't done on a national level it will happen to the whole country. kids need to learn that there is no free lunch in the world. and yes i know there are kids on free and reduced lunch from the military, he didn't say anything about reduced lunch. just the hand out.

EyesonHinesville commented on Friday, Dec 20, 2013 at 08:20 AM

Maybe we should make all the rich kids sweep the floors so they do not wind up suffering from "affluenza"

http://www.foxnews.com/health/2013/12...

;)

PoliticsNation commented on Friday, Dec 20, 2013 at 08:46 AM

You can't single kids out that are on free lunch and have them sweep the floor and clean the lunch room for a meal. This could lead to bullying and an angry child returning to school to retaliate...I agree-children can benefit from financial literacy training and they could also benefit from a work program when they reach a certain age.

gacpl commented on Friday, Dec 20, 2013 at 09:55 AM

the "affuenza" defense is the biggest crock I've seen so far. if a person is so well off they think they can get away with something i think they should make a example of them and max them out. it would send a solid message to the other brats out there.

EyesonHinesville commented on Sunday, Dec 22, 2013 at 15:04 PM

Jack Kingston needs to recognize that if he wants to go any further in politics he needs to open his mind some. I believe he is a decent man. I believe he is ignorant. He has not stepped outside his comfort zone to really get a feel of what the majority of the country is facing regarding the economy. Before this is all over, MANY children will be in need of a "FREE" meal. Might be the children of some of his closest friends and most stalwart, everyday working class, supporters. If you look at his voting record, the plight of the economically disadvantaged does not weigh heavily in importance..i.e. voted against raising the minimum wage. He does not understand the struggle. The further you are from minimum wage..the less you understand what it really is. He needs to get vocally supportive on some social legislation or he just looks like another fat cat. More and more of the working class is being bled dry and it is difficult to feed their families. If the cost of food keeps going up, those free lunch lists will grow too. Not with the perpetually unemployed, but the everyday working class.

PoliticsNation commented on Sunday, Dec 22, 2013 at 17:22 PM

@Eyes-AMEN


Log In to post comments.

Previous blog entries by PoliticsNation
 
Breaking: Trump's Infidelity Problem Gets Worse!
February 16, 2018
NEW: Trump’s Stormy Daniels problem gets worse http://hill.cm/EnbzUBF President Trump’s Stormy Daniels problem is getting worse. The porn star, whose real name is Stephanie Clifford, says she is ready to spill the beans about a 2006 extramarital sexual encounter with the president now that Michael Cohen, the president’s personal attorney, ...
Read More »
 
School Shooter Trained By White Supremacist Group!
February 16, 2018
Let me translate this for you. A radical terrorist cell in America trained a man who just murdered 17 children in Florida. The Latest: The leader of a white nationalist militia says Florida school shooting suspect Nikolas Cruz was a member of his group and participated in paramilitary drills in ...
Read More »
 
Registered Sex Offender Elected -Fire Chief!
February 13, 2018
This is what happens when Republicans are in charge. They have been in charge of this small town ( Erie Pennsylvania) for years and this Sex Offender has been living off the taxpayer's dime since 2010. This is not surprising when evangelicals worship the GOP and not GOD. They claim ...
Read More »
 
Why Trump Stole The Funds From The Inauguration?
February 12, 2018
Millions of dollars in unregulated cash forked over to any politician seeking to hold a massive party to commemorate their own inauguration. What could possibly go wrong? While most officials have raised several millions of dollars, the Trump committee brought in a record-breaking $107 million in individual and corporate donations. ...
Read More »
 
All The White Supremacist Running For Office 2018
February 12, 2018
There are at least three white supremacists currently running for Congress, and a fourth running for a state House seat. Two other candidates — one of whom can unambiguously be called a white supremacist, and one who has ties to white supremacist groups but denies being a white supremacist himself ...
Read More »
 
[View More Blogs...]





 
Powered by
Morris Technology