MUST WATCH: Glenn buys young entrepreneur a puppy with $1,000 cup of lemonade

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Glenn hosted a “National Lemonade Stand, Bake Sale, and Hug-A-Thon” special on Wednesday night full of excitement, lemonade, dancing cupcakes, fried chicken, families, and good old fashioned summer fun – all LIVE from Babe’s Chicken in Cedar Hill, TX!

The highlight of the night may have been what happened after Glenn finished his monologue. After wrapping up and explaining why he decided to encourage people to hold lemonade stands across the country, he went to Pat and Stu in Babe’s parking lot to talk to some of the young kids at their lemonade stand. One girl had a sign saying she had no licenses, forms, or permits – she was just a nine year old who wanted to raise enough money to buy a puppy. Pat asked her if she got a hundred dollars, how much would she give to charity? She said 75%.

And then he shocked her by asking how much she would give to charity if she got a thousand dollars!

The young girl took a look at the money, screamed in excitement, and quickly went to fill a glass for Pat and Stu. Pat laughed and said the money was from Glenn and Tania who wanted her to get that puppy she wanted. The puppy cost a little over a hundred dollars – and she donated the rest to Mercury One.

Earlier in the show, Glenn, who may have made a bad choice wearing four layers in the Texas heat, delivered a powerful monologue about the importance of entrepreneurialism. He focused on the way that out of control regulation has hobbled kids from going out and do something as easy as setting up a lemonade stand. He explained that when you’re a kid, lemonade stands can be an entryway to capitalism. When it’s a hot day and you find out that people will give you money for a cold glass of lemonade – that’s a lesson! And you find out you can take that money and buy something (a puppy!) or save it or give it to charity – again, an important lesson.

But laws and regulations passed under the guise of “protecting people” now say that the lemonade a little kid makes and sells outside their house may not meet certain standards or their stand doesn’t meet some ridiculous criteria. In New York City, you have to file IRS forms and permits before opening a lemonade stand. In fact, you even have to take a fifteen hour food protection course! These rules don’t protect us, they stop the next generation from learning about entrepreneurship and capitalism. (video after the ad below)

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  • http://www.facebook.com/starwinddennis Dakota Scott Dennis

    God bless you Glenn :)

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Cristi-Farnsworth-Barkley/1515757364 Cristi Farnsworth Barkley

    This is SO AWESOME!!!

  • Anonymous

    glen dont you know the lemonade might have #sugar and #soda
    http://thebarbecuemaster.net/sodastream.html

  • Anonymous

    THE truth LIVES HERE! Thank you Mr. BECK and CREW! WE the PEOPLE  call you FRIEND if we may. 

  • Anonymous

    Look at me! I’m glenn beck! I’m such a good guy!! Look at me!!!!!

  • http://PalinsDirtyLittleSecret.blogspot.com/ FedsMadeSarahPalinProofHere

    He must have been real thirsty. 

  • http://PalinsDirtyLittleSecret.blogspot.com/ FedsMadeSarahPalinProofHere

     Seek help.

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1117674966 Frances Thoman Munaco

    Thank you Glenn for all that you do! We love you!!!

  • Crystal R. Pace

    how much would she give to charity? She said 75%. http://DemoforFrank.blogspot.com

  • Anonymous

    Sea kelp!

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Irina-Krasnyuk/745534442 Irina Krasnyuk

    That was cool!

  • bumpkinpm

    There is nothing more American than the happy squeal of a young entrepeneur making her first $K!   (Or being seen squeezing her puppy in a hug, knowing she EARNED it!  Thanks, Glenn!  Yes, she DID earn it!  She took the time and effort to be there with her wares, and she committed to75% to charity!    -Thought it was CUTE how fast she tossed that cash into the till… I would MUCH rather pay a little girl for a glass of lemonade than a lemonade bottler for a drink that has some form of MSG spiked in it!

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Barry-Levy/1091577549 Barry Levy

    Glen,  you are amazing, and what libs/dems can’t understand is grounded in what works.

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/3SACOB56BXBNZT67IU77KQM2VY JeanC

    man u are SICK Lefty

  • Anonymous

    Wish I could see this response. Bet his facial expressions and hand movements are priceless. We all need a good laugh.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_BX7Q3RKO7UTT6Q7TJE27NVGPQE lonestarlady

    You’re wrong, that would be Obama who is an attention whore!  If by some fluke of nature you’re brain damaged Pres. gets re-elected I will store my television set so I don’t have to see his face or hear his lies anymore!

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_TLHGEQIFUVNYOXWJTPFGBWIOII Rachel Rao

    Glen always walks his talk. And his knowledge is phenomenal. You are the real deal!!

  • Anonymous

    Puppies are cool. Almost as much as money.

    She’ll soon be opening more lemonade stands I’m sure.

    http://RightWingStuff.com

  • Anonymous

    As opposed to Obama’s,  “Look at me, I got Bin Laden”….”I did”… “My White House”…. “MY administration”….yeah, we hate those narcissistic types, don’t we??

  • Anonymous

    YOU’RE GREAT, GLENN AND CREW!  :-)  :-)  I am so happy seeing those kids and their stands!

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/53JA5GFKX5ZK6QAUDF4FGNQTUY realpatriot

    @
    glennisanattentionwhore: Please leave the United States. Don’t let the door hit you in the ass on the way out communist.

  • Anonymous

    It is great seeing these kids stand up for democracy and “The American Way” (apple pie and lemonade stands says it all). I applaud their parents for supporting their efforts. These young entrepreneurs are building a legacy for themselves we ALL can be proud of.

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1687033592 Vicki Webb

    Glenn, my mother, myself and my daughter were all avid watchers of yours when you were on Fox.  Since you left, we did not really know where to go to see or hear you and fell WAY behind.  A friend who knew we watched you all the time sent a link to this event… that resulted in my grandaughter Darrow being there.  As young as she is she, too, used to watch the show regularly. I was a bit embarassed having to ask so many questions… “where can I see this afterward”, “who are Pat and Stew (blush)”, thank the crew for their patience with us and now we know where to find you!  Please thank Tania and our thanks to you as well for the wonderful lessons you taught Darrow, not only about working hard for what  you want, but also about remembering those less fortunate than yourselves when you have an abundance!  Bless you and all the crew!

  • Anonymous

    If the girl was learning how to be an entrepeneur, Glenn and Stu
    should have paid her the going price so she could learn.  Isn’t
    that the way it is done.

    After your get together was over, you could have given her
    enough money to buy the puppy and an extra 10% for
    charity.  Not the way you guys did it,.

  • Anonymous

    Glen and Stu, never let your right hand know what your left hand
    is doing regarding charity.  I believe I read that in the bible.
    Your rewards will come from God.

  • Anonymous

    This really brings back pleasant memories of lemonade stands my siblings and I would operate on our front lawn when we were kids  My mother kept an eye on us from the living room window, and would bring out refills when necessary.  When I grew up, I made it a point to stop at childrens’ stands, when I woud drive by.  Can’t recall ever having a bad cup,and I usually bought several.  Now they want these children and their parents to spend hundreds of dollars on useless permits, just to salve the greed of the corrupt bureaucrats?  No way!  What Mr. Beck has done has been the shot in the arm we the people have needed.  I’d like to see these lemonade stands all summer!  I’ll be looking for them in my neighborhood.
    What Mr. Beck did for that litle girl brought a tear to my eye.  She was so proud to be donating to charity, but was also hoping to scrape up enough to get a puppy on her own, instead of nagging her parents to buy one for her.  That dog will be that much more special to her, because she woked to earn the dog.  That’s free enerprise and it’s wonderful!  Let’s keep up the good work!

  • Kris Snow

    SOCIALISM!

  • Kris Snow

     At least when the cameras are rolling and he knows that us, his loyal army of brainwashed followers, is paying attention. GO GLENN GO MORMONS ARE TOTALLY NOT EXPERTS AT PSYCHOLOGICAL MANIPULATION AND YOU SPEAK ONLY TRUTH! http://www.politifact.com/personalities/glenn-beck/

  • Kris Snow

    GOD BLESS GLENN BECK- without him, how would we know who to hate?

  • Kris Snow

    Yes, I agree, the American way is to find a girl who wants to buy a puppy with the proceeds of her lemonade stand and then totally undermine the notion of hard work by giving her 1000 dollars, also simultaneously demonstrating a casual attitude about extreme wealth that has been milked from a brainwashed public during hard economic times. Oh and black people are all criminals. BUILD THE LEGACY!

  • Kris Snow

     Good little white kids! Don’t want the blacks they’ll try to sell you grape drink man.

  • Kris Snow

     Even the men! We want to have intercourse with you! Remember me that one time after the show you said you would call Glenn but you didn’t :(

  • Kris Snow

     Woah lefty you don’t think Glenn’s shameless self-promotion and casual expenditure of amounts of money that most would consider excessive to be convincing evidence that HE SHOULD BE THE NEXT PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA? They really have you brainwashed eh? You probably think the moon landing was real and don’t even care about chemtrails. What a tool.

  • Kris Snow

    Yeah OBAMA is the whore, come on dood he’s always on camera acting like the POTUS or something.

    Have fun googling what POTUS stands for morons.

  • Kris Snow

    But all the help he needs is right here- Glenn Beck’s wonderful website. It’s full of wise commenters like you and I, who see the Obama agenda for what it really is- NWO muslim brotherhood takeover. Obvious.

  • Kris Snow

    Yeah let’s kick Americans out of America that’s the American way! You and I are real patriots who like things like apple pie and lemonade and mouthing the anthem at baseball games and kicking citizens out for making free speech! YAY AMERICA WE R THA BESTTTTT!

  • Kris Snow

     Yeah Obama tries to take credit come on who does he think he is commander in chief or something geez I mean come on. Lemonade is good too!

  • Kris Snow

    Yeah putting lemons and sugar into some tap water and setting it on a table that says 25 centz and then having a TV personality show up and drop 10 bills on your table is totally normal and well-deserved. Also it”s totally by chance all Glenn’s tv cameras also happened to be driving by so they could go film Glenn in his totally casual payment.

  • Kris Snow

    Holy cow Glenn has been hitting the bottle on his shirt- looking ROUGH.

  • Anonymous

    brainwashed-the left just thinks they need to control everything because we are so stupid-we don’t deserve freedom to think for ourselves-we are mindless stupid humans that can’t make a reasonable decision for ourselves

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_FHPAHPASNHDK44WW7ULDNP3T74 M

    I feel sorry for you. 

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_FHPAHPASNHDK44WW7ULDNP3T74 M

    I still feel sorry for you. 

  • Anonymous

    WOW!!!  What a blast … (oops, sorry, my bad).  It doesn’t get much better than this.   Great community get-to-gathers and local fun.  Beck has done it, again.  His leadership has bridged the gap between and within local families. 

  • Anonymous

    That was great!  

    Please folks, ignore the trolls who try to incite you to answer.  I was once a progressive and I can tell you that when a progressive is willing to see the truth, it’s as if a door opens.  Until s/he wants to see the truth, the more fuel you give the higher his/her hate burns. 

  • Glen Christensen

     Hey A-Hole!  You’re missing the point entirely.  Why are you such a jerk, anyway?

  • Glen Christensen

     And I still think you’re an A-Hole and a jerk.

  • Anonymous

     Kris. You seem to have great anger towards someone you’ve never met. Even if another person has a different religious or political view doesn’t mean they are automatically in the wrong. By belittling and criticizing others who you disagree with, you will squander your chance to share your own opinion and have it be considered as thoughtful and sincere. You will be known by your words and deeds by those around you and be loved or not by the same. May you be a more thoughtful and joyful individual for yourself and those who surround you.

  • http://twitter.com/Springzmom Lyn C

     GOD BLESS GLENN BECK – without him you would have lost most of your freedoms. And apparently you are too clueless to even understand the bigger picture here. There’s always Cuba if you are so loving a socialist country.

  • Anonymous

    Are you willing to come on the show and discuss who you are and discuss what you are offering compared to Glenn? We would love to hear your plan and how you contribute!

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_5KVANL6U2X4WY7QVUW4E72Z7TQ MamaRea

    Yeah, it was deserved. She got the supplies, made the product, offered it to the public as a service. Lemonades or widgets, that’s enterprise. Normal? Maybe not. But its Glenn’s money and he felt her product was worth it – and that’s capitalism.
    Jealousy, bitterness and plain jerkosity (made that up just for you, Kris) oooze from your comment.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_5KVANL6U2X4WY7QVUW4E72Z7TQ MamaRea

     Kris, see comment above. Brainwashed? Nah. We just want a wider source of info that the lock-step leftist media.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_DMGLRF4IK4AZJPUANUVSE3XVMQ mark

    If someone hands you a lemon…

  • http://www.facebook.com/MicheleFeja Michele Thomas

    I like this and all but I just wish that we could go into a project area, where the parents can’t afford a puppy for the child and regardlless of a puppy, just help the kids there build their lemonade stands.  The people there love the attention as well as, need it. Can you imagine the response 1000.00 would have on a poor child?…just sayin. but it was a nice gesture. Hope there is a follow up to what charities the child is choosing.

  • http://www.facebook.com/kimberly.molder.1 Kimberly Molder

    For those who wanted to see, She picked her puppy today and here are the photo’s from the adoption. She named him Shadow Glenn and is a very happy little girl that takes that she could be a part of Glenn’s donation to Restore Love and working for hours preparing and selling baked goods and lemonade to raise money for her very own puppy!  FYI – she donated $996.00 of the money given to Restore Love and donated $115.00 to the Arlington Humane Society.  Click on the image below to enlarge.

  • kingdomwarrior

    Now THAT, ‘ All That’, IS Class !  Nice.  Check the kid…most have problems with a tideth of 10% she gave 90%.  Blessed to be a blessing.  Way to Sew, nice job Glenn.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_3QYFJP25DEOPI3GVVRR3CYRBSU BarbaraS

    Thank you for the pictures. This is a great idea that Glenn had and so glad it is spreading like wildfire. That is why people originally came to America to get out from the tyranny of The Church of England. We as Americans can “save ourselves” if we all just work together, not against one another like Obama is trying to do with his constant division. He knows we cannot be beat if we all just work together.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_3QYFJP25DEOPI3GVVRR3CYRBSU BarbaraS

    Thank you Glenn for all you do and your great ideas. Yes …we can SAVE this great country if we all work together and not apart as Obama is trying to do to us. There is more power in numbers than we are by ourselves!

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100000265130860 Eric Swenson

    so has the IRS been knocking on her door for their “fair share ” yet …    ????
     

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_BGC7U7QUFEWSSV3H4IFHLAFK54 mudslide

    I expect DoJ agents, the ATF and Homeland Security to start rappelling in through her lemonade stand any second!
    The IRS will just wait in the van….

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_BGC7U7QUFEWSSV3H4IFHLAFK54 mudslide

     I think lots of ppl missed the point….actually there were several points….but we won’t confuse anyone today.

  • http://www.facebook.com/kimberly.molder.1 Kimberly Molder

    No, but I am sure that is because all the money went to charity, most of it to two legged soup kitchens and the other to a four legged soup kitchen. :)

  • http://twitter.com/GroupUpPatriots Jim Moore

    Because of Glenns purchase this child may become a great sales person or a successful business owner someday!
                       Jim Moore GroupUpPatriots.com

  • http://www.facebook.com/kimberly.molder.1 Kimberly Molder

    I know this is old news but here is a photo the Humane Society posted on their Facebook. Thanks Glenn for the support and the Arlington Humane Society for the help and classes!

  • http://www.facebook.com/kimberly.molder.1 Kimberly Molder

    Opps here is the photo.