When Carol Korotkow bit the bullet and paid $3,300 synthetic Astroturf grass to ensure her lawn looks green and lush all year long in Clearwater, Florida, little did she know it was against city ordinances. Now the town's code enforcement board is actually wasting taxpayer's money to debate whether or not Carol should be forced to remove her lawn. "It is a freedom as far as I’m concerned,” she said. “It's against the Declaration of Independence, my pursuit of happiness. Making my yard look nice makes me feel happy.” We cosign.