I don't understand all the uproar over so-called "Mcmansions" and "starter castles", extremely large homes that are built in the suburbs. If someone owns a piece of land and wants to build an an extremely large home, I don't see that it's anyone else's business.
Unfortunately, all the recent terrorism in the world has driven many Americans and Britons to the brink of stark paranoia.
Watching the Kentucky Derby a few weeks ago reminded me of how disappointed I was the first time I watched a horse race on TV as a child. I couldn't believe it only lasted a few minutes. I was expecting it to last for hours, like automobile races!
Prison sentences are too good for identity thieves. They should be sentenced to public slavery, with the revenue from their labor spent to reimburse identity theft victims and to purchase identity theft prevention items, such as paper shredders, for other law-abiding citizens.
There are no gentle TV shows anymore. There were plenty of them in the 1950's, 1960's, and even 1970's. Now, almost every show has to be "edgy." Even so-called "family" shows come with an in-your-face attitude.
Anytime I've used caution, I've been glad I did. Anytime I've thrown caution to the wind, I've regretted it.
Despite what some jackleg, heresy-propagating TV preachers might say, no one is going to give you a car or house just because make a large donation to one of them (the preachers, of course). If you want a car or house, you're going to have to work for it.