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    McDonald's sued over Happy Meals

    Happy Meals are again under attack, this time in court.

    The Center for Science in the Public Interest has filed a lawsuit against McDonald's Corp., claiming that the company's meals with toys unfairly entice children into eating food that can do them harm.
    What a waste of judicial bandwidth.

    To those with fat kids, who are suing McDonald's, I say this: Get off your own fat and lazy asses and feed them yourselves. The Government is not your children's parents. YOU are. So start doing some damn parenting, and quit blaming the fact that your kids look like the Goodyear blimp on anything or anybody but yourselves. McDonald's didn't do that to them. YOU did. So take a little responsibility, for once in your lazy-assed, pathetic lives.

    I wonder how many parents with kids fatter than Santa Claus I just pissed off with this post?

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    Re: McDonald's sued over Happy Meals

    But then the mere mention of improving the quality of school-cafeteria food gets people pissed.

    geesh!
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    Re: McDonald's sued over Happy Meals

    This is so stupid! If people don't want their kids to get fat off of Happy Meals, then don't buy your kids the damn Happy Meals! How hard is the concept to grasp, really?
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    Re: McDonald's sued over Happy Meals

    Humans are biologically programmed to enjoy eating fatty food. The presence of a toy is not going to alter this fact. Regardless of whether the Center for Science in the Public Interest thinks it 'unfair', kids are always going to want to go to Maccy D's. This lawsuit seems to me to be equally as frivolous as suing somebody simply for selling unhealthy food to you.

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    Re: McDonald's sued over Happy Meals

    Kids are enticed by Happy meal toys? Those cheap plastic interpretations of the latest sponsor/box office hit... with (at most) two moveable parts? lol What kid in 2010 is spending hours playing with those?

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    Re: McDonald's sued over Happy Meals

    Quote Originally Posted by Aunt Spiker View Post
    But then the mere mention of improving the quality of school-cafeteria food gets people pissed.

    geesh!
    Actually, spending a gazillion dollars to buy chicken-pot-pies rather than pizza and to build green lunchrooms, gets people in an uproar.
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    Re: McDonald's sued over Happy Meals

    Quote Originally Posted by apdst View Post
    Actually, spending a gazillion dollars to buy chicken-pot-pies rather than pizza and to build green lunchrooms, gets people in an uproar.
    A junior high school I once went to had a green lunchroom. It also had green bathrooms. Lots of green paint in that school. But that should tell you something about the quality of the food they served there. LOL.
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    Re: McDonald's sued over Happy Meals

    LOL

    I think people feel the need to always blame someone or something for their problems.
    They usually pick the biggest and the most obvious thing that's there.

    McD's isn't the only one who gives toys with kid's meals - everyone else does it, too.
    If parents wouldn't buy them for hte kids then McD's wouldn't sell them they're in it for nothing but profit.
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    Re: McDonald's sued over Happy Meals

    This kind of s*** is getting out of control. I hope McDonalds doesn't buckle. They're the ones who should be suing for having their right to run a legal business interfered with.
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    Re: McDonald's sued over Happy Meals

    Quote Originally Posted by Barbbtx View Post
    This kind of s*** is getting out of control. I hope McDonalds doesn't buckle. They're the ones who should be suing for having their right to run a legal business interfered with.
    It's whoever monopolizes the market like a game of tag

    funny thing is - no one ever *once* claimed that McD's and all other fast food WAS healthy or something. All I've heard my entire life is that 'fast food is unhealthy' and 'eating too much fat and carbs and not getting enough exercise will get you fat.'

    I guess I grew up in America and they grew up ? . . . .
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