” What was once considered a healthy, educational and entrepreneurial childhood activity in America has now seemingly become criminal behavior. Children across the country selling anything from cupcakes to lemonade are being shaken down for cash or threatened for not having the “proper papers.” ” (see below)
While we are on topics of the government and society abusing children, let me go ahead and repost this ASININE story. In sum, remember lemonade and other stands kids put up to raise money? That now is something the government has been, and still is, viewing as profitable; even to them.
Though in this article more than this story is listed, this is the most recent (to my knowledge).
So, in short, a 12 year old boy set up a raspberry stand (they were grown on his families farm, as a side note) to save up for a mini motorcycle. The young Tayson Weeks was recovering from a previous accident which ended with him in the hospital, due to a concussion. His plans for the summer was to learn how to make money via this raspberry stand, and save up for a pit bike. Wait a second! Money?
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