by Mike Masnick
Wed, Jul 20th 2011 3:07pm
Every summer a bunch of these kinds of stories pop up, but Nick Burns was the first to send in this year's first story of police shutting down a lemonade stand that was set up by three girls between the ages of 10 and 14-years old... because they didn't have a business license. And, yes, this happens all the time, and yes, it always seems to make the news, but it doesn't make the story any less crazy, or any less of an example of politicians following rules over common sense. Of course, last year's story involved a stern lecture from a financial columnist about how lemonade stands that give away lemonade are anti-American. At least these girls were selling their lemonade...
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