Archive for January 2004

Create Personal Retirement Accounts

James L. Martin article in The Miami Herald, Saturday, January 31, 2004 “The Medicare prescription-drug fight last year was about America’s 60-plus generation. Now it’s time to do something for their children and grandchildren by fixing the creaky Social Security system.”

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Some Legislative Hot Air: Bad Storm Rising

James L. Martin states that, “A bill now before Congress, S. 139, sponsored by Senators’ Joseph Lieberman ( D-CT) and John McCain (R-AZ) and known on the Hill as “The Climate Stewardship Act of 2003” would have the chilling effect of bringing the United States ever more closely in lockstep with the infamous Kyoto Protocol, referred to by some as the “Global Warming bill.”

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Letter To Office Of Management And Budget Director Josh Bolton

James Martin urges funding of LIHEAP in letter: “Dear Josh: As you move to unveil the President’s fiscal 2005 Budget, I want to bring to your personal attention an increasingly important program — LIHEAP — that many seniors increasingly depend on. The Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program is more important than ever, because we have seen a significant run-up in the price of natural gas.”

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One Nation "Under God"

“Every time I recite the 31-word Pledge I am moved by it. Remove the words “Under God” and the tone and texture changes dramatically,” says Pat Boone, spokesman of the 60 Plus Association.

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