Archive for July 2010

Seniors’ group raises alarm on unapproved drugs

By Julian Pecquet The Hill blog 07/27/10 11:06 AM ET The 60 Plus Association — known as “the conservative alternative to the AARP” — is launching an awareness campaign regarding unapproved drugs in the marketplace. The group announced Tuesday its “Keep Seniors Safe” initiative to educate consumers on the risks associated with drugs that have…

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The Man Who Put Death Taxes on the Map

by John Gizzi (more by this author) Posted 07/25/2010 A standing-room-only crowd jammed the Liaison Hotel on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., on July 15 to honor James L. Martin for his 50 years of political activism.  Martin has long been the out-spoken president of 60 Plus, a seniors association that has been the premier…

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Using the Gulf oil spill to raise taxes

by Jim Martin The Daily Caller 10:40 AM 07/22/2010 While many Gulf residents continue to suffer from the fallout of the oil spill disaster, it appears that others are viewing the tragedy as a stroke of good fortune. The Deepwater Horizon incident has served as an impetus for environmentalists to ram through liberal policies in…

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Connolly’s Attempts to Overhaul Health Programs Bad For Federal Employees

July 19, 2010 by Jim Martin Filed under Editorials / Opinion, Top Headlines Originally published in the Culpeper Times Now that Congress has rammed through health reform, several Members, including Congressman Gerry Connolly (D-VA), serving the 11th district, have wasted no time identifying another program to “reform,” broken or not. Unfortunately, it seems that the…

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Pat Boone Calls Berwick ‘Kiss of Death for Seniors’

by Michelle Oddis 07/13/2010 Senior citizens are concerned with Donald Berwick’s controversial end-of life-care statements and are starting to speak out against this recess appointment to head the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services. “He’s a romantic about Britain’s National Health Service, I hear,” said Pat Boone, American singer, actor and national spokesman of the…

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Placing blame on the spill? Look to your left

By James L. Martin | Published: 12:00 AM 06/24/2010 Attorney General Eric Holder, at the behest of his boss, President Obama, is looking to file criminal charges over the BP oil rig explosion. Naturally, we all wait to see if he’ll name the Secretary of the Interior as co-defendant. Americans were shocked to learn of…

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