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There He Goes Again – Sen. Bill Nelson Can’t Handle Looking at his Own Record

Jim Martin, “I agree with Senator Nelson in one regard; his record is tough to look at.”

(Alexandria, Virginia) – Democrat Senator Bill Nelson of Florida is once again crying ‘foul’ over another critic highlighting his record of supporting the extremely unpopular Obamacare legislation, which slashed Medicare by half a trillion dollars, adds $1 trillion to the next 10 years of deficits, and is largely viewed by the business community as holding back higher employment and the economic recovery.

May 16, 2012 | Read more…

Group Tied to Big Labor Pushes Phony Obamacare Study on Small Business

60 Plus’s Jim Martin, “Families USA once again puts up discredited info to prop up Obamacare.”

(Alexandria, Virginia) – A new report released this week touting the benefits of Obamacare for small businesses comes from a group with questionable ties to big labor organizations, and repeats information that has already been debunked by numerous sources, including the White House.  The liberal Families USA is publicizing findings that conclude that 3.2 million small business are currently eligible for a health insurance tax credit courtesy of President’s Obama health care law, the very same information they peddled back in July of 2010 which proved both to be greatly exaggerated as well as highly prejudicial in favor of Obamacare.

May 10, 2012 | Read more…

‘Julia’ Dies While Waiting for Routine Medical Care

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 3, 2042

Americans blame policies of former President Obama for killing Medicare and his policy of rationing medicine that denied Julia the care she needed.

May 3, 2012 | Read more…

Obamacare Pushing American Workers off Their Private Health Plans and into Government Dependency

Jim Martin: “Obama’s agenda is for the federal government to be everybody’s doctor.”

(Alexandria, Virginia) – A new report released this afternoon by the House Ways and Means Committee states that the nation’s largest 71 employers stand to save hundreds of billions of dollars by dropping health care coverage for their employees and instead pay a $2,000 penalty per employee under the Obamacare employer mandate.  The result would threaten the private health insurance of 10.2 million U.S. workers and send the cost of the health care law, already over $1 trillion, to stratospheric levels.

May 1, 2012 | Read more…

Obama Pits Seniors vs. Students in Debate Over College Loans

Jim Martin: “More cuts to Social Security and Medicare to boost your campaign is NOT acceptable, Mr. President.”

(Alexandria, Virginia) – President Obama plans to once again raid the Social Security and Medicare trust funds, this time to help fund a proposal to extend a lower interest rate for student loans, a move largely seen as an election year gimmick to prop up his falling numbers with younger voters.  The initiative would lower the interest rate of government-backed student loans from 6.8% to 3.4%, and cost approximately $6 billion. Said 60 Plus Chairman Jim Martin:

April 26, 2012 | Read more…

Congress Must Investigate Obama’s Medicare Shell Game

Jim Martin: “Buying off seniors with temporary Obamacare waivers is truly despicable.”

(Alexandria, Virginia) – A report issued today by the General Accounting Office (GAO) raises serious questions concerning $8.3 billion spent by the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) regarding an “experimental” insurance program for seniors, at a time when millions of seniors would otherwise be scheduled to lose Medicare Advantage coverage due to the President’s health care reform bill.  This highly questionable program has raised the suspicions of many in Washington that politics is at work, prompting a statement from 60 Plus Chairman Jim Martin, leader of the nation’s largest conservative seniors advocacy organization:

April 23, 2012 | Read more…

Survey Says: Obamacare Failing

Jim Martin: “Any politician who keeps faith with this health care has lost all credibility.”

(Alexandria, Virginia) – Attention in Washington continues to build around a report issued last month, the annual Towers Watson survey of health plans, that shows in clear and unarguable detail the damage that Obamacare is doing to America’s health care system.  Still far from fully implemented, the President’s health care bill continues to have a strong negative effect on the lives of most Americans, by raising costs, burdening businesses with more mandates and killing jobs.  60 Plus Chairman Jim Martin, leader of the nation’s largest conservative seniors organization with over 7.1 million senior supporters, issued the following statement regarding the report:

April 19, 2012 | Read more…