Chris Rumble, Seattle Children’s Hospital Cancer Patient, Lifting Spirits with ‘Stronger’ Video

WATCH THE VIDEO Music can often be the best medicine and Chris Rumble is using Kelly Clarkson’s hit song “Stronger” along with his filmmaking skills to lift spirits and put smiles on his fellow cancer patients at Seattle’s Children’s Hospital.  It’s no wonder the video has gone viral as you see the children, teens, families and staff sing and dance and lift every viewers’ heart.  Get ready to be blessed and have some tissue handy. […]

Americans Put To Shame By Immigrants On Sample Civics Test

TAKE THE SIMPLE SAMPLE TEST  Immigrants applying for U.S. citizenship have to pass a 10-question civics test asking basic questions about American history and government, and about 93 percent succeed. But only 65 percent of native-born Americans could get the required six out of 10 right answers when asked the same questions in a telephone poll. That’s the finding from the Center for the Study of the American Dream at Xavier University in Cincinnati, which […]

I Give You Our 45th President of the United States

Pretty Interesting… Bill Martinez           Willard Barack Mitt Hussein Obamaney   http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IWDJEc92d38  

The Short Keep

By Bill Martinez          Commentator and “citizen” FRANK LOUIS has the solution for the housing crisis, “The Short Keep.”   Just what is the “Short Keep?” Louis answers that by saying, “Simple, let people who made down payments with traditional loan qualifications keep the property for what the banks are willing to “short sell” it to someone else! Why are there no modification programs, media people or political officials asking who lost actual money and who did […]

Welcome To The Knee Jerk Market Ride!!!

By Bill Martinez             Philip Cioppa is Managing Principal and Chief Investment Officer of Arbol Financial Strategies, LLC, www.arbolfinancialstrategies.com (Securities offered through LPL Financial, Member FINRA/SIPC). He specializes in asset management strategies, insurance planning and taxation issues for the firm. We need to look at our investments from a long-term strategic perspective.  The roller coaster ride of this current stock market can add unnecessary stress to our lives, and could lead to “knee jerk” investment decisions […]