Archive for March 2004

Dems' Prefer Medicare Stay Stuck In The 60's

Statement By 60 Plus Association President Jim Martin: “Page 3 of the March 23rd edition of The Hill titled “House Dems launch spring offensive on Medicare law” is listed under the banner of “News.” I humbly disagree: the banner should have read “Old News” at best, “Demagoguery” more precisely.”

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McCain Proposal On Drug Reimportation Unwise, Unhealthy

The legislation on drug reimportation proposed recently by Senator John McCain is both unwise and unhealthy. And in fact, the Senator’s plan should be labeled, ‘Hazardous To Your Health.’ President Bush just signed into law legislation crafted by Congress to provide a prescription drug benefit while improving access to generic drugs for all Americans, negating the need to go outside the U.S. for drugs. The 60 Plus Association endorsed this long overdue proposal.

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Ultra Liberal Scientists On The Environment

Roger Zion, Chairman of the 60 Plus Association stated that, “With the mainstream media here salivating over the possibility of a Republican President losing his bid for a second-term, you can expect to see a lot of one-sided “Beat Up On Bush” stories with Washington datelines.”

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A Canary In America's Coal Mine

Jim Martin recently addressed a congressional committee about what’s being done — and what’s not being done — to improve America’s energy supplies and reminded Congress that seniors have long memories.

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Gore Needs To Just Chill Out

The unabated anger of Democratic presidential candidates and the liberal media towards George W. Bush still feeds off their moral certitude that he cheated Al Gore out of the presidency in the 2000 elections.

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Invest In The USA Act Needs To Pass

The United States Senate is voting on the reform of the Foreign Sales Corporation Act this week. Senator John Ensign will be offering an amendment, the “Invest in the USA Act.” Last year, Senator Ensign’s bill passed the Senate by a two-to-one margin. If the Senator’s amendment passes, it would then go to the House and likely on to the White House.

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