“The Leawood City Council said it had received a couple of complaints about Spencer Collins’ Little Free Library. They dubbed it an ‘illegal detached structure’ and told the Collins they would face a fine if they did not remove the Little Free Library from their yard.” Yes, people will complain about anything. The Atlantic’s Conor Friedersdorf on the danger of being neighborly without a permit.

+ McSweeney’s: Welcome To The Federal Department Of Outrage.