Elderly Man Barred from Selling Homemade Fruitcakes

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    Define "you people." I used to work with a Latina who sold tamales to her co-workers every year at Christmas. They were AWESOME. We have people who come by my office weekly selling boiled peanuts. I see no reason why small producers like this should be regulated by governmental interference. What's next? Making kids get a license to sell lemonade next to the street?
     
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    Yes, if Liberals had their way that is EXACTLY what is next.
     
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    Darn, learned something new....that's gonna get in my way...

    I have 7 apple trees on this property, the first year here, I just let the Deer eat them, but this passed year, I took a bunch and developed a great apple sauce recipe, even tried it out on a group of about 20 people at the local antique store's thursday night "pot luck", 2 thursday's in a row, and all the people that tried it, loved it....

    So I thought I would try to harvest all the apples or at least half of them and leave the other half for the deer and jar a bunch of apple sauce and sell it to the locals....to make some extra money.

    Guess I need to look in to the Law here in Maine.... or I can just take the attitude of 90% of Mainers, "everything is legal, as long as you don't get caught!"

    this whole story is utterly ridiculous, he should be allowed to sell his cakes....to the 10-14 people that have bought them from him the last 10 years...

    this ruling just doesn't make sense....

    What about Bake sales....? Those are all homemade cakes, cookies and pies?

    Care
     
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    I would have to say "you people" means liberals... Afterall it is liberals who want the government involved in everything yes?
     
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    and when you get sick because the food was mishandled... improperly stored... contains rodent feces or hair?

    there's a reason for regulation. you want to give a friend a gift, go for it. you want to sell it? have to live by the rules.
     
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    unless of course it's your bedroom... then the rabid right is all for governmental interference.

    *yawn*
     
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    Not much different than the regulations regarding how often you can have a yard sale.

    Too many consecutive weekends with unwanted junk on your lawn, and you might be running an illegal shadow business! :shock:

    I don't even think most liberal VOTERS want this kind of crap. It's just the bullshit that comes with voting in the liberal POLITICIANS.
     
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    Typical ambulance chasing lawyers response.

    Ya see big bucks in this case Jillian!! :lol:
     
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    Yes.

    All us liberals got together just to keep this one old man from selling fruitcakes. We're like that, you know.

    Speaking of which...I miss my ex's holiday fruitcake.

    Damn that woman could make a fruitcake to die for.

    Of course, I think it probably cost us about $100+ to make one (it's all about using the best ingredients, especially the best possible booze), but I certainly do misss that once a year event.

    I guess I could whip one up myself, but you know...it just wouldn't be the same.

    Fruitcakes are like breakfasts...they just taste better if you didn't have to make them.

    I'm a damned fine cook, and I usually did most of the cooking even when I was married, but there's just some things that taste better when someone else makes it for you.

    Know what I mean?
     

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