Goodbye Freedom: Kids told to get permits to run a lemonade stand in...Texas?!?!

Believe it or not, two kids who were trying to sell lemonade to buy their father a Father's Day present were shut down by authorities in the great state of Texas. Apparently they need to have not one, but TWO permits to sell their lemonade. If that’s happening in Texas, how far gone has America become? Regulations are absolutely out of control - and it needs to stop.

Andria and Zoey Green set up the stand to make $105 to buy their dad's gift, but were told they needed a "peddler's permit" and a permit from the health department.

KLTV reported, "Texas House Bill 970, or the Texas Baker's Bill, prohibits the sale of food which requires time or temperature control to prevent spoilage. Since lemonade technically must be refrigerated to prevent the growth of bacteria, by law, the girls can not sell it without an inspection and permit."

Glenn couldn't believe it.

"If you're living in a small town, you put up a lemonade stand and say arrest me. Arrest me. I want to go to jail. My kids want to go to jail," Glenn said.

"And before you do it, tell us so we can have our cameras there," Stu said.

"Yes!" Glenn said.

On the bright side, TheBlaze reported that the girls were able to re-open the stand using a loophole. By giving away the lemonade for free and only accepting donations, the stand is now open for business. The sisters plan to donate the money to a high school sports scholarship fund.

What about the money for the Father's Day gift? The tickets they wanted to buy bring the family to Splash Kingdom ended up being donated by the park when the story broke.

As politicians and the mainstream media continue to insist that America is divided and at each other's throats, Dr. Ben Carson has a different message. He joined the "Glenn Beck Podcast" this week to discuss his time in the Trump administration and how we move forward and heal America. Overall, he says, we must realize "Americans are NOT each other's enemies."

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Does parody even exist anymore? Filmmaker Ami Horowitz recently went to Yale University to ask students to sign his 'petition' to repeal the U.S. Constitution — and they actually did it!

Ami joined Glenn Beck on "Glenn TV" recently to describe how this wasn't just a few people — this was 65 percent of those he asked, and NO ONE seemed to think it was a bad idea.

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The far left is tearing apart the social fabric of our country in the name of "progress." From its emphasis on government dependency, to the $15 minimum wage, to the embrace of Marxist Critical Race Theory in our schools, the Left is destroying our culture and way of life.

On Glenn TV this week, Glenn Beck spoke with Christopher Rufo, director of the Center on Wealth and Poverty, about the latest insane example of the Marxist lies destroying the minds of our kids: A New York school sent parents a "white identities" chart advocating for "white traitors" and "white abolitionists."

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There is an all-out assault on the social fabric of our country. The kids are NOT all right. In the name of "progress," we're destroying their minds with Marxist lies. In the name of "safety," we're destroying their souls by keeping them locked down.

On his Glenn TV special this week, Glenn Beck takes on the national suicide that the Left is committing by destroying our culture and way of life and how it's also leading to actual suicide of our kids. Experts on the front lines expose how the lies of critical race theory are crippling our children's future and provide tools for parents to fight back.

Finally, Glenn hears from a parent who tragically lost his teen son, who took his own life due to COVID isolation. He has a powerful message for parents, teachers, and politicians who he says are failing our kids.

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