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60 Plus Monthly Email Update: May 2014

The days are getting longer and politicians are starting to talk a lot faster as we head into the Summer months before the big November election.  So much is at stake this year, with 75% of the people highly displeased about the direction of the country, the opportunity has never been better for seniors and working families to make their voices heard and help steer this great nation toward a new course.

May 27, 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…

Seniors Applaud Gov. Rick Scott Standing Up to Obamacare Raids on Medicare

(Alexandria, Virginia) – With Congressional hearings each month uncovering more and more the extent to which Obamacare is being funded with raids on Medicare, Florida Governor Rick Scott has earned the support and appreciation of seniors everywhere by confronting President Obama to end the Medicare raids.  Said Governor Scott:

February 27, 2014 | Read more…

Obamacare No Valentine to Seniors

Jim Martin: “If Cupid worked for Obama, the arrow would go right in the backside of America’s elderly.”

(Alexandria, Virginia) – As the Obama Administration trumpets phony Obamacare enrollment numbers that cannot be verified and still show the law well behind its projected rollout schedule, the pain seniors and most Americans are facing this Valentine’s Day is real, and breaking their hearts. While the Administration trumpets phony numbers on enrollment, seniors are being separated from their cherished Medicare Advantage programs at an alarming rate.

February 14, 2014 | Read more…

The Morning After: Obama SOTU Speech Leaves Seniors Cold

While senior citizens are losing doctors at an alarming rate, President Obama hands out phony numbers on rising Medicare premiums, ignores Social Security entirely.

(Alexandria, Virginia) – 60 Plus Association Chairman Jim Martin, leader of the nation’s largest conservative seniors organization with over 7.2 million senior supporters, issued the following statement regarding President Obama’s State of the Union address last night:

January 29, 2014 | Read more…

Like 92 Million Americans, Obama Economy Just Isn’t Working

60 Plus Chairman Jim Martin, “Where are the jobs, Mr. Carter? Obama?

(Alexandria, Virginia) — Five years into the Barack Obama presidency, the American economy remains weak and floundering, hemorrhaging jobs and reaching a 35 year low of 62.8 percent participation in the labor market, a figure not seen since 1978 during the dark days of malaise that marked the lowly depths of the Jimmy Carter era.  Currently nearly 92 million Americans are out of work or no longer in the labor market.

January 11, 2014 | Read more…