Kevin Fischer is a veteran broadcaster, the recipient of over 150 major journalism awards from the Milwaukee Press Club, the Wisconsin Associated Press, the Northwest Broadcast News Association, the Wisconsin Bar Association, and others. He has been seen and heard on Milwaukee TV and radio stations for over three decades. A longtime aide to state Senate Republicans in the Wisconsin Legislature, Kevin can be seen offering his views on the news on the public affairs program, "InterCHANGE," on Milwaukee Public Television Channel 10, and heard filling in on Newstalk 1130 WISN. He lives with his wife, Jennifer, and their lovely baby daughter, Kyla Audrey, in Franklin.
I say no. But then again, I’m not clear on all city of
Earlier this week, two young neighbor girls set up a card table just down the street where they hawked lemonade, “the best you’ll ever have” they claimed.
After Kyla’s swimming class, Jennifer and Kyla made the short stroll to make a purchase. I asked Jennifer if any permit was visible at the makeshift stand. Nope.
Don’t scoff but in some locales in the good ol’ US of A, that would bring a reprimand from a police officer or pencil-pushing bureaucrat who would proceed to shut down the tiny entrepreneurs.
Enough is enough. So says Robert Fernandes who’s heard one too many of these stories about lemonade crackdowns. He’s declared today, August 20, Lemonade Freedom Day.
So c’mon neighbor kids. Set up that card table. Fill that pitcher. Pour us a cup. Stand up for your freedom!