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Sweet summertime story: KraftHeinz covering
permits/​fines for kids’ lemonade stands

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Posted By: SurferLad, 6/28/2019 4:09:30 PM

For generations, American parents have taught their children the entrepreneurial spirit by helping them open front-yard lemonade stands. Sometimes even stocked with homemade cookies. [Snip] But there’s a problem, a big problem. In 36 of the 50 states, these innocent little kids’ projects are illegal by municipal code. No license to sell. No permit. Whatever. Some grumpy neighbors, who can’t remember being young, have even complained to authorities. But Texas was only the 14th state to okay kids’ lemonade stands. Cue familiar ‘Ride to the Rescue’ music: This summer, however, America’s really small business people all over the country have a savior

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Reply 1 - Posted by: mc squared 6/28/2019 5:45:50 PM (No. 109170)
Thanks for posting. I've sent it to people on my list.
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Reply 2 - Posted by: zzzghy 6/28/2019 5:52:11 PM (No. 109174)
Yes. Thanks for posting. When I was a kid in the olden days my friends and I would occasionally gather up the toys and junk in which we'd lost interest and have front-yard "sales." Neighborhood kids would come from blocks around and were happy to scoop up our detritus for 25-50 cents a pop. We all had pretty cool toys back then. I actually had a soldering iron at that tender age; we once loaded one of our red wagons with mud and I dribbled a coil of solder in there. We charged kids five cents to "pan for silver." Heh... Not trying to be mister poopypants here but you just watch -- someone out there will eventually jack up this nice lemonade thing. A-hole "grown-up" neighbors will launch territorial fistfights or some whackjob will protest cruelty to lemons or something equally lame because they can't help it. They can't help it. Still a nice story though, for now.
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Reply 3 - Posted by: cor-vet 6/28/2019 6:46:01 PM (No. 109207)
It's a wonderful, heartwarming story. Good for KraftHeinz. The problem for me is that my broker, who I have trusted and has done well by me for 20 years since my retirement, talked me into 350 shares of KraftHeinz stock, even tho I told him I was leery because of the connection to that Viet Nam vet, John What's his name. It only took one month to lose $20,000, which I doubt I will ever make up. Chalk up one loss for the Trump recovery!
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Reply 4 - Posted by: DVC 6/28/2019 8:29:27 PM (No. 109268)
Nice....but Kraft foods has been a huge antigun company in the past not on our normal purchasing list. And Heinz is Kerry's wife's company.
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Reply 5 - Posted by: Rumblehog 6/28/2019 9:35:11 PM (No. 109303)
Our government taskmasters have found yet another way to tax corporations.
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