Commentary

Not my America

Remember when a man’s home was his castle? Now we’ve got eminent domain abuse, regulatory takings, landscaping-related nanny-statism, anti-“McMansion” ordinances, and yet another frightening development:

MASSILLON, Ohio — A man appearing naked in his own home was arrested Monday, Massillon police said. The 43-year-old man was charged with two counts of public indecency. Officers arrested the Charles Avenue S.E. resident when he was observed naked in an open window.

Funny, I thought indoor smoking would be outlawed before indoor nudity. Massillon’s Puritanism could spell trouble for area telecommuters.

Ted Balaker is an award-winning filmmaker, journalist, and founding partner of Korchula Productions, a film and new media production company devoted to making important ideas entertaining.