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60 Plus Launches Second Major Ad Campaign Against Flawed Housing Reform Bill

Johnson-Crapo-Corker-Warner legislation, written by a former Countrywide Financial trader, will leave pensioners in the cold, add $5 trillion in national debt, and raise insurance rates for homebuyers.

(Alexandria, Virginia) – On Wednesday, the 60 Plus Association will release their second TV and radio advertisements in five states and Washington, D.C.  The advertisements will emphasize the special advantages afforded to big banks as part of the legislation, point to recent news reports that a former Countrywide executive is a key figure in crafting the legislation, highlight that the legislation will raise the national debt by having the United States assume all of the GSE liabilities, and that average homeowners will find it more difficult to obtain a mortgage, according to a recent report by Moody’s.

April 23, 2014 | Read more…

Pat Boone Sings Praises of Charles Djou for Support of Permanent Repeal of Death Tax

(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…

Death Tax Repeal Reaches 200 Cosponsors

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…

Supreme Court Strikes a Blow in Support of Free Speech

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…

New York Increases Death Tax Exemption; Seniors Praise Governor and Legislature

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…

March Monthly Update

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…

Charlie Crist Thinks Florida Seniors Losing Their Doctors is “Great”

Jim Martin: “Charlie Crist is a clear and present danger to all Florida seniors and their families if he again comes anywhere near 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 responded to Florida Democratic gubernatorial candidate Charlie Crist’s appearance on CNN this week where he denied that Floridians have faced any negative effects of Obamacare and called the law ‘great.’  Said Martin:

March 12, 2014 | Read more…