School District Drops Michelle Obama Lunch Program; Gives Up Federal Dollars

Kentucky’s Campbell County School District has opted out of the Michelle Obama lunch program, deciding it is worth losing hundreds of thousands of dollars in Federal funds. This is a major push back in an ongoing war that the Federal government is waging against the states. There were plenty of signs it was coming. This is a sign that the Federal government has truly overreached. Instead of calculating costs and giving the states an offer they couldn’t refuse, the Feds have assumed that they would win over the states simply because they are the Feds. Arrogance has led them to defeat in this area, as it will in other areas as well. reports,

Lunch at Fort Thomas Independent Schools may include more French fries, fewer vegetables and larger portions this year. One thing that won’t be on the menu: federal dollars.

The Campbell County district is opting out of the federal school lunch program, forfeiting hundreds of thousands of dollars in federal funding.

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