I do computer-controlled Christmas lights, (TheSandersonFamilyChristmas.com) and as you might guess, everybody likes them. Which made the choices by the City of Ankeny, Iowa, to try to misapply some ordinances to make them illegal before I put up a single bulb a national example of municipal mismanagement, still used by professors today teaching relevant classes.

This site is maintained for those educators, with the hope that fewer bureaucrats will make fewer unfortunate choices as a result.


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