Land of the Free: TX Cops Bust Kids’ Lemonade Stand B/c No Permit


You’re not free if you need a fucking permit.

Police in Overton Texas shut down two young girls’ lemonade stand because they didn’t have a permit. The girls were selling the lemonade to raise money to buy tickets to take their dad to a water park for Father’s Day. John Iadarola (Think Tank), Jimmy Dore (The Jimmy Dore Show, and Becca Frucht (Popsugar) hosts of The Young Turks discuss.

“Police shut down a 50-cents-a-go lemonade stand being run by two sisters because they didn’t have an official city permit.

Zoey and Andria Green, seven and eight respectively, had their fledgling business run off the streets by the chief of police in Overton, Texas, on Monday evening after he realized they were undocumented.

Despite being the model of American entrepreneurship, Zoey and Andria were told that their enterprise had to stop until country inspectors could check out their family kitchen, the Tyler Morning Telegraph reported.”

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