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The Great Withdrawal, a Book Too Important to Ignore

Every once in a while a book comes along that says something so important that it tilts the political landscape and entirely reshapes the discussion concerning the future of our nation. Not since Thomas E. Woods’ Rollback chronicled how liberal, redistributionist policies in the housing industry led to the 2008 economic crisis has there been a book on failed government policies as important as Craig R. Smith’s The Great Withdrawal. Withdrawal is required reading for every American who understands that our nation is heading in the wrong direction and wants to do something about it while there is still time.

August 15, 2014 | Read more…

Obamacare Cheerleader Charlie Crist Still a ‘Clear and Present Danger’ to FL Seniors

Jim Martin: “Charlie Crist has lost his mind if he thinks Florida seniors share his view that Obamacare is ‘great’ and want to return to the days of his tax hikes from the Governor’s mansion.”

(Alexandria, Virginia) – 60 Plus Association Chairman Jim Martin, leader of the nation’s largest conservative seniors organization with over 7.2 million senior supporters, including 800,000 in his home state of Florida, today issued a statement rebuking Democratic gubernatorial candidate Charlie Crist’s claims that he is represents the interests of Florida’s seniors. Said Martin:

August 8, 2014 | Read more…

60 Plus Association Releases Ad Criticizing AZ Primary Candidate Scott Smith for Supporting Medicaid Expansion

(ALEXANDRIA, VA) – This week the 60 Plus Association will begin running television ads in Arizona highlighting former Mesa Mayor Scott Smith’s support of Medicaid expansion under Obamacare in Arizona. Smith is a candidate in the Republican primary for Governor. 60 Plus represents over 167,000 senior supporters in the Grand Canyon state.

August 5, 2014 | Read more…

Seniors Group Hits Back Against Anti-Energy EPA Regulations

(Atlanta, Georgia) – The non-partisan 60 Plus Association, representing more than 7.2 million seniors nationwide, today hit back against a draconian Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regulatory proposal intended to fulfill President Obama’s promise to make the cost of electricity “necessarily skyrocket,” hurting the poor and seniors on fixed-incomes.

July 29, 2014 | Read more…

Music Legend Pat Boone Sings Praises of Tom McMillin

(Alexandria, Virginia) – Legendary entertainer Pat Boone, spokesman for the national non-partisan senior citizen group the 60 Plus Association, announced that Michigan GOP congressional candidate Tom McMillin has earned the group’s Honorary Guardian of Seniors’ Rights award.

July 29, 2014 | Read more…

Senator Warner Runs, But Can’t Hide from his Anti-Senior Record in Virginia Senate Debate

Jim Martin: “Seniors have better memories than you think, Sen. Warner. Despite your phony rhetoric, we know that you cut Medicare, you said ‘NO’ to offshore drilling, you raised our taxes and were a deciding vote to pass Obamacare.”

(Alexandria, VA) – In a debate hosted this morning by the Virginia Bar Association, U.S. Senate candidates Sen. Mark Warner (D) and Ed Gillespie (R) squared off on a host of issues important to Virginia senior citizens.

July 26, 2014 | Read more…

60 Plus Chairman Voices Opinion on Obama and EPA’s War on Coal

“President Obama’s War on Coal is an unmitigated War on Seniors. If implemented, EPA’s radical regulations – aimed at shutting down coal fired power plants – the cheapest and most reliable source of electricity – will ‘necessarily skyrocket’ (as Candidate Obama once said) the cost of electricity and the power bills of senior citizens. To the elderly, especially those on fixed incomes, such an increase would be an economic disaster for them. Coal provides the reliable and affordable electricity America needs. America’s economy runs on coal, senior’s lives literally depend on coal.”  – Jim Martin, Founder and Chairman, 60 Plus Association

July 25, 2014 | Read more…