Reason.tv Replay: School Principal Bans Homemade Lunches! Nanny of the Month (April 2011)

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Original release date: May 2, 2011

This month's slate of busybodies includes the FDA whose agents embarked on a year-long sting operation to bust an Amish company for selling raw milk. And then there are the killjoys at New York's Department of Health who were poised to crack down on "dangerous" activities like wiffle ball and freeze tag.

But time around no one out-nannied the Chicago public school principal who banned students from eating homemade lunches.

Presenting Reason.tv's Nanny of the Month for April 2011: Elsa Carmona!

Approximately 90 seconds.

"Nanny of the Month" is written and produced by Ted Balaker. Opening Animation by Meredith Bragg.

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  1. by god every fat parent has the inalienable right to make fat lunches to fatten the kids w even more fat. damn the diabetes & high blood pressure, full twinkies ahead!

  2. So the principal is now saying that she never banned lunches from home. That doesn’t seem to jive with the local news reports of children chanting that they want to be able to bring lunches from home. Could the folks at reason maybe figure out if the nanny is making a cya move after a media shit storm?

    1. The article in the Chicago Tribune stated that children would not be able to bring lunches from home.

      I have seen no retractions by the Tribune.

      1. Here is the statement from the principal
        http://www.lva.cps.k12.il.us/l…..SSAGE.html

  3. What’s with the repeat? We’re in May sweeps. I DEMAND NEW PROGRAMMING from the interweb.

  4. OMG. Can I not go anywhere to escape ads now? This video had an ADVERTISEMENT tacked on at the end, like a Chubb Group shoutout snuck in at the end of The Electric Company or something. And for something called “a book”, no less. Please.

    1. Demand your money back.

      1. The Better Business Bureau won’t take my calls anymore.

  5. How about having an all-cult contest:

    Come up with the stupidest, most irrelevant issue and flog it to death.

    1. Ahhhh! You mean like, to take you seriously?

      I shall begin.
      No.
      Here’s why: You offer zero input of substance to any discussion.

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