” 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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Sadly, I have to head out so I am going to copy and paste this tragic article which involves a cop tormenting and bullying a teenager, driving him to suicide… Their people “skills” are lacking and beyond disgustingly insane. I do not have the link to the original article, if you know it, please do link it in the comments, when I return later today I will search for it as I did not write the following but it is definitely news everyone needs to know about.
We’ve had numerous cases of people; from the computer hero Aaron Swartz who saw suicide as his only way out due to the governments plan to punish him for a length of time not only unreasonable but also unjust. There are many cases that deal with this and this is the latest (that I know of). It is nothing but bullying and abusing power, people can say they didn’t have to take their lives but sometimes, suicide seems the only way out and when you’re in that frame of mind you can’t think straight. It feels hopeless. And sometimes, it sadly is.
Nineteen-year-old Pullman, Washington, resident Andrew Cain took his own life on Saturday. Now his sister, Alise Smith, is asking for an apology from the local police department who allegedly cyber-bullied the young man just days beore his death.
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