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The Summer Wind, Old Blue Eyes, Frank Sinatra’s Love Song & Lyrics

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You can instantly see why Frank Sinatra earned the name “Old Blue Eyes” from the video still below with the remastered love song “The Summer Wind” which is “Provided to YouTube by Universal Music Group Summer – by Frank Sinatra.”     The Sinatra song is a ballad, as were so many others by “old blue eyes.” It tells a …

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“Engineered Homes,” “eGreen Homes” vs “Manufactured Homes”

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Every good article or report should directly relate to and deliver on its headline. Numbers of publishers have turned to what’s known as “click bait.” Click bait is a catchy headline that leads someone to click on it, but such items are often little more than thinly disguised marketing of some product, idea, organization or person. With that backdrop, when …

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“RED-FLAG Warning” for Manufactured Home “Industry and Consumers” – Mark Weiss, J.D., President, CEO of Manufactured Housing Association for Regulatory Reform

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Prior to getting into the most recent column by Mark Weiss, J.D., president and CEO of the Manufactured Housing Association for Regulatory Reform (MHARR), a few words of introduction will prove valuable. MHARR has no PAC or political action committee. They don’t endorse candidates. As an attorney, as with all good lawyers, they are taught to look at the details …

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Danny Ghorbani – What Affordable Housing Seekers and Manufactured Home Owners, Residents Need – DTS Implementation

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MHLivingNews has previously reported that the upward pressure monthly fees on homesites needs an influx of new homesites to mitigate that lack of supply. This publication has also reported that more competitive financing would make a difference for numbers of current and potential affordable housing seekers and manufactured home owners. The following is based on what is found on the …

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“We have Met the Enemy and He is Us” – Pogo; RV/MH Hall of Fame Celebrity – Struggle for Quality Affordable Housing

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“Superficiality is the curse of the modern world.” – Matthew Kelly, author and business consultant, per Quote Fancy.   Per some informed sources, the COVID19 pandemic is going to accelerate the need for more affordable housing. Thus, this topic may be timelier than ever before. But before diving into it, Matthew Kelly has an apt point. If someone skips the details, …

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Red Dawn Email Head-fake – Life, Death, Resurrection and Rebirth – COVID-19 Complexities Impact Manufactured Homeowners, Affordable Housing Seekers, Religious and Other Groups – Easter Sunday Warning by AG William Barr

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Justice Department (DOJ) spokesperson Kerri Kupec said on Saturday 4.11.2020 at 8:01 PM to expect action by Attorney General (AG) William Barr on issues relating to possible violations of religious rights.     The partial shutdown of wide parts of the United States, orders limiting the size of gatherings, over 16 million thrown out of work in just 3 weeks …

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Machiavellian Housing Institute or Manufactured Housing Institute? Why it Matters to Affordable Housing Seekers, Manufactured Homeowners

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If someone wants to understand the politics and economic issues that influence affordable housing and the manufactured industry, sooner or later, one will come across the Manufactured Housing Institute or MHI. As with many organizations, MHI has its supporters and detractors. A ranking staffer in a Democratic House of Representative’s member’s office told MHLivingNews that MHI had a reputation as …

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COVID19 SOS – Saving Our Seniors, Saving Our Souls – Lessons from Saul Alinsky and Millie Francis

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“You never let a serious crisis go to waste. And what I mean by that it’s an opportunity to do things you think you could not do before.” – Rahm Emanuel, former Mayor Chicago and former Chief of Staff to the 44th U.S. President Barack H. Obama, source per BrainyQuote.   Since the COVID19 outbreak, interest in several things have …

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American and California Feudalism The Squeeze on the Middle and Working Class – Joel Kotkin and Marshall Toplansky – Chapman University

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The title to the report linked here is California Feudalism – The Squeeze on the Middle Class. But research authors Joel Kotkin and Marshall Toplansky for the Center for Demographics & Policy at Chapman University themselves point out the relationship of their report to those who want to see America become more like California. They also use the phrase “working …

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Topsy-Turvy Thinking, Behavior vs Proven Pragmatic Manufactured Home Living Lessons

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There are numbers of independently researched studies that have occurred over the past two decades that have a surprisingly similar common theme and result. Modern manufactured homes are proven time and again to defy the common stereotypes. For those who want to prove it to themselves, we organized the “Ultimate Collection” of third-party manufactured home research that are downloadable from …

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Warren Buffett’s “Moat” per Kevin Clayton, CEO Clayton Homes Interview Transcript, Video – Affordable Housing and Manufactured Homes

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“We study history in order to understand the present and to prepare for the future. Because anything that’s happened before can happen again.” – House Majority Whip Jim Clyburn (SC-D) on 2.29.2020.   When you limit or destroy competition, you are by definition limiting and harming consumer opportunities. That in turn leads to a variety of problematic outcomes, which the …

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Devastating Manufactured Home Tornado, Hurricane Windstorm Video, National Weather Service Facts

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> “…All weather-hazard related deaths in the United States are recorded as fatalities with no further information or considerations as to the scope of their injuries or why they perished…”   > “For your questions about fatalities inside or outside of factory-produced homes. Again, no distinction or considerations are made about how building materials led to a person’s death, where the person …

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Manufactured Homeowners Interests Threatened by Manufactured Housing Institute “Deceptive” Scheme, Per Modular Home Builders Association’s Tom Hardiman

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  “In general, the figures suggest that manufactured homes have seen price [appreciation] trends broadly similar to those of other homes.” – August 23, 2018 news release by the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA), page 24 of the federal document linked further below as a free download.    “I will never make a disparaging remark about a manufactured home. It …

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Troubling 2019 Production, Data, Related Reports on Manufactured Homes Announced

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The are some 22 million Americans who live in a mobile or manufactured home. There are, per the Apartment List in 2019, about 111 million renters. Millions of conventional housing owners will at some point sell and want to upsize, downsize or make some form of housing change. Each of those groups and others ought to ponder what this data …

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Stark, Racy – “Mobile Homes” Movie, Adults-Only Viewing – Manufactured Housing & Cultural Insights

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The controversial and unsentimental storyline in the posted video trailer and full-length movie shown further below is largely Canadian; more on that later, but for now it is worth mentioning that the plot could have occurred either in the U.S. or Canada. IMDb has this plot summary credited to Production: “A young mother drifts from one motel to the next …

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