I know some bigger, scarier scandals are unfolding, but you should spare a little outrage for a local story:
The Selinsgrove [Pennsylvania] Zoning Board voted unanimously Thursday night to have J.C. Carlson remove a partially built tree house from his property.
Carlson started building the tree house last month for his daughter's birthday.
That's when officials told him he needed a building permit, and the tree house violated the borough's zoning laws.
Hundreds of students in Samantha Carlson's school signed a petition in support of keeping the tree house, but the zoning board disagreed.
Sadly, this isn't the first time a zoning board has waged a war on treehouses: