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(Yahoo)   Eight-year-old girl builds lemonade stand to combat human slavery, Country Time   (news.yahoo.com ) divider line
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3184 clicks; posted to Main » on 15 Aug 2012 at 11:39 PM (4 years ago)   |   Favorite    |   share:  Share on Twitter share via Email Share on Facebook   more»



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jmf
2012-08-15 07:21:33 PM  
Certainly there must be some city ordinance she's violating. Release the hounds.
 
2012-08-15 08:11:53 PM  
What a cool kid.  My faith in the world has been temporarily renewed.
 
2012-08-15 08:13:53 PM  
I wonder if she takes EBT cards?
 
2012-08-15 08:14:00 PM  
Why do I read the comments in articles like this? I know it's just gong to make me want to slap a kitten
 
2012-08-15 08:44:24 PM  

Mugato: Why do I read the comments in articles like this? I know it's just gong to make me want to slap a kitten


I was feeling pretty good. I don't know what posessed me to go to the comments to see what you were talking about. What the fark is wrong with people?
 
2012-08-15 09:39:25 PM  
We used to sell lemonade to get money to buy ice cream

/pure capitalists, we were then
//we stole the lemons
 
2012-08-15 09:54:43 PM  
No one was trafficked on their own.
 
2012-08-15 09:55:01 PM  

Godscrack: I wonder if she takes EBT cards?


+1
 
2012-08-15 09:57:26 PM  
Also, sorry to be a pessimist here, but, at some point are we going to get a little suspicious that organizations might just be propping up 8 year olds to run a "lemonade stand" to drive free advertising to whatever their organization is battling?

I am not saying that it is necessarily the case here, but, these keep popping up more and more.... and you know organizations are noticing.
 
2012-08-15 10:05:00 PM  

dletter: Also, sorry to be a pessimist here, but, at some point are we going to get a little suspicious that organizations might just be propping up 8 year olds to run a "lemonade stand" to drive free advertising to whatever their organization is battling?

I am not saying that it is necessarily the case here, but, these keep popping up more and more.... and you know organizations are noticing.


That's probably tinfoil, but there's also no such thing as a good company. Just a company that hasn't farked people over yet.
 
2012-08-15 10:19:21 PM  
I've hope their sugar comes from fair-trade suppliers, otherwise the whole thing might just turn sour.
 
2012-08-15 11:29:26 PM  

doyner: No one was trafficked on their own.


You didn't traffic that.
 
2012-08-15 11:42:25 PM  
She went and did and said.

*bow*
 
2012-08-15 11:46:10 PM  
She should hook up with the oatmeal.
 
2012-08-15 11:50:01 PM  

Porous Horace: She should hook up with the oatmeal.


Who should?

You should?

She should?

fark off.

Please quit sexualizing children, asshole.

Thank-farkin-you.

;)
 
2012-08-15 11:50:47 PM  
she's working like a slave at that stand
 
2012-08-15 11:53:14 PM  

Indubitably: Porous Horace: She should hook up with the oatmeal.

Who should?

You should?

She should?

fark off.

Please quit sexualizing children, asshole.

Thank-farkin-you.

;)


P/S ur specced and due, yew.
 
2012-08-15 11:55:22 PM  
I'd be more impressed if an eight-year-old stand built a lemonade girl.
 
2012-08-15 11:59:25 PM  
Fighting human trafficking with child labor. Definitely the lesser of two evils. Work builds character.
 
2012-08-16 12:00:00 AM  
Okay, good. She's seems bright; I'm sure she'll solve the problem. So I'm not going to worry about it anymore.
 
2012-08-16 12:02:34 AM  
i2.ytimg.com
She's being used, and I'm pretty sure there isn't a pony.
 
2012-08-16 12:03:34 AM  
Unless she has access to combustible lemons, I'm not sure how much help she'll be.
 
2012-08-16 12:06:09 AM  

jmf: Certainly there must be some city ordinance she's violating. Release the hounds.


You can bet she hasn't filed the proper permits with the municipality. And somebody call the health inspector!
 
2012-08-16 12:07:30 AM  
Thanks Subby, for the nice story and the wonderfully summery headline. +1
 
2012-08-16 12:08:11 AM  
upload.wikimedia.org

"She didn't build that"
 
2012-08-16 12:09:00 AM  
blog.jess3.com
/will crush her new competition
 
2012-08-16 12:11:25 AM  

Indubitably: Indubitably: Porous Horace: She should hook up with the oatmeal.

Who should?

You should?

She should?

fark off.

Please quit sexualizing children, asshole.

Thank-farkin-you.

;)

P/S ur specced and due, yew.


You're not even remotely amusing.

Call your vet and check your medication.
 
2012-08-16 12:13:14 AM  
optimalbranddevelopment.com
 
2012-08-16 12:15:17 AM  
images2.wikia.nocookie.net
 
2012-08-16 12:29:13 AM  

dletter: Also, sorry to be a pessimist here, but, at some point are we going to get a little suspicious that organizations might just be propping up 8 year olds to run a "lemonade stand" to drive free advertising to whatever their organization is battling?

I am not saying that it is necessarily the case here, but, these keep popping up more and more.... and you know organizations are noticing.


That video set off my bullshiat detector, so I did some searching.

The domain makeastandlemonade.com was registered by Wild West Domains, which is a company that exists to provide neophytes with fully fledged, turnkey e-commerce websites that sell shiat in the same way that Amazon Affiliates take a cut of things they sell through Amazon. However I couldn't find much to buy from the lemonade girl. Clicking the "Buy a cup" link on the makeastandlemonade.com site takes you to fundly.com. To create a donation page on Fundly, you need to supply a federal tax ID, name, and address, which I couldn't get access to. However the "Buy a cup" page also links to notforsalecampaign.org, which similarly to Wild West Domains, is registered to another anonymous entity in Scottsdale, Arizona, but is much more professional and established.

After looking through a few avenues, I don't think this is a scam so much as someone using a little girl's lemonade stand to advance their agenda. If someone has the time and feels an urge to do so, I'd recommend looking through child actress head shots from Arizona (start with Scottsdale) to find this girl, since it's likely this is a local operation and they used local talent.
 
2012-08-16 12:39:53 AM  

jmf: Certainly there must be some city ordinance she's violating. Release the hounds.


Compadres, it is imperative that we crush the freedom fighters ... And remember, a shiny new donkey for whomever brings me the head of Colonel Montoya.
 
2012-08-16 12:43:22 AM  
She should have just started a Kickstarter fund, I hear you can get hundreds of thousands of dollars if you get bullied by some teenagers and the video gets uploaded to the internet...
 
2012-08-16 12:45:49 AM  
All unemployed people should set up a lemonade stand.

Imagine the prosperity!
 
2012-08-16 12:59:46 AM  
Human slavery, (what are the other slaves, if not humans? patting my cat) Sweetie needs to know the people of Mexico, Cambodian and Brazil come to pick the lemons. Slavery is alive and well in the US.
(you can thank this comment for a rum, coke, lemon)
 
2012-08-16 01:03:27 AM  

orclover: I'm pretty sure there isn't a pony.


No pony!?

fc04.deviantart.net
 
2012-08-16 01:10:27 AM  

dletter: Also, sorry to be a pessimist here, but, at some point are we going to get a little suspicious that organizations might just be propping up 8 year olds to run a "lemonade stand" to drive free advertising to whatever their organization is battling?

I am not saying that it is necessarily the case here, but, these keep popping up more and more.... and you know organizations are noticing.


I had the same thought. Little kids do not set $150K goals, don't know what human trafficking is, and don't think to say, "all proceeds will go to..."
 
2012-08-16 02:06:17 AM  

orclover: [i2.ytimg.com image 480x360]
She's being used, and I'm pretty sure there isn't a pony.


Looking specifically for this reference. Faith in Fark = retained
 
2012-08-16 02:13:05 AM  
I read some of the stuff on the Notforsale site. The founder has a blurb where he talks about having travelled the world looking into slavery. I'm not sure if all that exotic travel money ends up under the Admin or Programs in the annual report.

Founder said he started notforsale because an Indian restaurant he ate at was being staffed by female slaves. Good luck changing Indians mind on this, half of them put cows on a higher plane than the other half of the people in their country. They are a people that don't value life much, thanks to a batshiat crazy religion, that isn't changing anytime soon.
 
2012-08-16 02:22:04 AM  

dletter: Also, sorry to be a pessimist here, but, at some point are we going to get a little suspicious that organizations might just be propping up 8 year olds to run a "lemonade stand" to drive free advertising to whatever their organization is battling?

I am not saying that it is necessarily the case here, but, these keep popping up more and more.... and you know organizations are noticing.


My first thought too. TFA was pure pimping for donations. I would buy a lemonade from kids that were just out to make some cash for themselves but not from stands like this.

It would have to be a very large stand to stop traffic.
 
2012-08-16 02:38:35 AM  
when i was about 9 or ten, i sold mini pizza bagels out in front of the grand central in boise idaho .I made them in our microwave and took a hot plate and stole power from the store. I made 3 bucks
 
2012-08-16 02:39:45 AM  
I ated the rest, buy the by
 
2012-08-16 03:06:11 AM  

Porous Horace: Indubitably: Indubitably: Porous Horace: She should hook up with the oatmeal.

Who should?

You should?

She should?

fark off.

Please quit sexualizing children, asshole.

Thank-farkin-you.

;)

P/S ur specced and due, yew.

You're not even remotely amusing.

Call your vet and check your medication.


You're just encouraging him. Do yourself a favor and put him on ignore, nothing of value will be lost.
 
2012-08-16 04:31:37 AM  

Amphipath: Fighting human trafficking with child labor. Definitely the lesser of two evils. Work builds character.


Oh sure, you scoff at child labor, but have you ever taken your kid to build a bear workshop? Thats just an insourcing of child labor (and paying for the privelage!) AND preparing our children for their future making cheap toys for chinese children when the tables turn.
 
2012-08-16 06:17:16 AM  
I wonder if she ever eats anything containing chocolate, or if her parents drink coffee.
 
2012-08-16 07:41:26 AM  
The Twin Lamps approves.
 
2012-08-16 09:18:43 AM  
Manacled Maid lemonade?
 
2012-08-16 09:56:12 AM  
Neondistraction SmartestFunniest 2012-08-16 03:06:11 AM


Porous Horace: Indubitably: Indubitably: Porous Horace: She should hook up with the oatmeal.

Who should?

You should?

She should?

fark off.

Please quit sexualizing children, asshole.

Thank-farkin-you.

;)

P/S ur specced and due, yew.

You're not even remotely amusing.

Call your vet and check your medication.

You're just encouraging him. Do yourself a favor and put him on ignore, nothing of value will be lost.


pussy
 
2012-08-16 10:45:32 AM  

doubled99: Neondistraction
You're just encouraging him. Do yourself a favor and put him on ignore, nothing of value will be lost.

pussy


Hey, if I wanted to read nonsensical and misspelled ramblings I'd go read some youtube comments.
 
2012-08-16 02:33:22 PM  
I bet she uses slave labor to pick her lemons...
 
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