At Least It’s Free-Cone Day
While you’re angrily contemplating what exactly your taxes are paying for this year, cool your fury with free ice cream. Those hippie liberals from Vermont are giving away their sweet fatty goodness for nothing! From noon to 7 p.m., experience a tastier equivalent of a Soviet bread line. The ice-cream oligarchy of Ben and Jerry’s will be happy to serve you, but no promises on the availability of Americone Dream. It can be tough to find.
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