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California’s Most Surreal Summer Since ’69

Stir-crazed youth will demand all that is pent up caused by the lockdown. Although Coachella was postponed from April to October, it and other festivals and large gatherings probably won’t go off until next year. Sleeping in porta potties and molly … Continue reading

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Except for Massive Unemployment, this Recession is Different

What a long strange trip it’s been. JUST 12 YEARS AGO, I reported “in the Spring of 2008, Las Vegas homeowners stopped paying their mortgage, and filed predatory lending lawsuits against their lenders alleging mortgage fraud including RESPA and TILA … Continue reading

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Lockdown Created Recessions Could Cause More Deaths than the Virus Itself

ECONOMIC RECESSIONS KILL Lockdown Created Recessions Could Cause More Deaths than the Virus Itself There is little doubt that California along with the rest of the nation is in a recession because of government lockdowns. Although those measures are believed … Continue reading

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Mexicans are an unhappy lot

 According to Pew Mexicans don’t like the U.S. and don’t like their own country.  The 2017 sudden rise of the drug cartels caused by the capture of drug kingpin Chapo created a killing spree as new cartels establish their position within the … Continue reading

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Marriage is very unfashionable

Marriage continues its decade long decline.  According to Pew “half of U.S. adults today are married, a share that has remained relatively stable in recent years but is down 9 percentage points over the past quarter century and dramatically different from … Continue reading

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INGOBERNABLE- MEXICO'S BREAKING BAD

ERENDIRA IBARRA STEALS THE SHOW “Ingobernable” stars Kate del Castillo as a Mexican first lady who is on the run following the mysterious death of her husband, the president. The title, means “ungovernable”.  It is shot and produced in Mexico … Continue reading

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Taking the ABC bus from Tijuana to Ensenada in 2018

The Tijuana Linea bus terminal; the red ABC bus to Ensenada; the massive turnstalls entering into Mexico by foot. Perhaps the safest way to get to Rosarito or Ensenada is by bus.  Nine American dollars will get you a one … Continue reading

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Fifty percent of marriages end in divorce

Fifty percent of marriages end in divorce. You’ve probably heard that claim several times—just as you may also have heard from other sources that it’s inaccurate. As I’ll explain below, the real number is likely lower, but perhaps not by … Continue reading

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Those who marry after their early thirties are now more likely to divorce than those who marry in their late twenties.

A study from the Institute for Family Studies finds that prior to age 32 or so, each additional year of age at marriage reduces the odds of divorce by 11 percent. However, after that the odds of divorce increase by 5 … Continue reading

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Divorce Dating and Marriage During Your Retirement Years Seminar October 16, 2014

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