(Honolulu, HI) – A national non-partisan senior citizens group announced today that 1st district GOP congressional candidate Charles Djou has received its Benjamin Franklin Award because “he has vowed to support full and permanent repeal of the federal estate tax ‘death tax.’” With more than 7.2 million senior supporters nationally, the 60 Plus Association is a nationally recognized senior citizen advocacy group, and the acknowledged leader in the fight to repeal the federal estate, or “death tax” as it more accurately termed because dying triggers the unfair, double tax.
April 15, 2014 | Read more…
Jim Martin: “No wonder President Obama didn’t see a ‘smidgen of corruption,’ he was looking down at the floor when he should have been looking at the mountain of corruption right in front of him.
(Alexandria, Virginia) – An avalanche of information underscoring wrongdoing, corruption and criminal acts at the IRS under President Obama’s appointees, most significantly former IRS head of exempt groups Lois Lerner, was released today by House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Dave Camp (R-MI). The committee voted out a criminal referral on Ms. Lerner to the Justice Department for review of possible criminal acts, and Ms. Lerner faces a vote of contempt tomorrow in the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee for twice failing to testify.
April 10, 2014 | Read more…
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today with the help from the 60 Plus Association, H.R. 2429, the Death Tax Repeal Act of 2013, reached 200 bipartisan cosponsors including support from nearly every Republican member of the House Committee on Ways and Means:
April 2, 2014 | Read more…
Jim Martin: “Arbitrary limits on political speech that give the ruling class an upper hand to muzzle the voice of the people have no place in our nation.”
(Alexandria, Virginia) – The 60 Plus Association, the nation’s largest conservative senior citizens organization with over 7.2 million senior supporters, and the acknowledged alternative to the liberal AARP, cheered today’s Supreme Court 5-4 Ruling in the McCutcheon vs. Federal Elections Commission case ending the arbitrary limits on aggregate campaign contributions. 60 Plus Chairman Jim Martin issued the following statement:
April 2, 2014 | Read more…
Alexandria, VA – Yesterday, the New York legislature passed its annual budget, increasing the state’s death tax exemption to match the federal exemption over five years. New York is the second state this year to increase their exemption to match the federal estate tax.
April 1, 2014 | Read more…
Opposes Johnson-Crapo legislation, which allows the federal government to seize all profits from mortgage companies Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, causing millions of Americans who hold stock in the companies to lose their retirement savings and pensions
Alexandria, Virginia – The 60 Plus Association today released TV and radio advertisements in seven states targeting Senate Banking Committee Members who are sponsoring recently introduced legislation that will allow the government to take over the mortgage industry in an action ‘disturbingly similar’ to Obamacare. 60 Plus targeted three Democrat and four Republican U.S. Senators supporting this government take-over, including Joe Manchin (D-WV), Mark Warner (D-VA), Kay Hagan (D-NC), Mike Crapo (R-ID), Dean Heller (R-NV), Mark Kirk (R-IL), and Jerry Moran (R-KS). You can view the TV advertisement here: www.youtube.com/60plusassociation.
March 31, 2014 | Read more…
Beware the Ides of March, so the saying goes. Julius Caesar ignored this bit of advice to his detriment, but you don’t have to be a Roman emperor to find some meaning in this ancient wisdom. In Washington, all eyes are on the November elections, but the cold Winter months prior hold much peril for politicians who continue to abuse power and common sense with the hope that most Americans aren’t paying attention.
March 17, 2014 | Read more…