Archive for November 2011

America Wins: 'Super Committee' Fails to Raise Taxes

60 Plus Chairman Jim Martin, “This committee had one purpose only; force Republicans to raise taxes.  The GOP should be commended to sticking firm.” (Alexandria, Virginia) – The bi-partisan so-called ‘Super Committee’ failed to meet its November 21st deadline to cut $1.2 trillion of federal spending over the next decade.  Also, Democrats and President Obama…

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Seniors (but not AARP) Applaud Supreme Court Decision to Hear ObamaCare

“Bureaucrats and politicians in the doctor’s office means only one thing — bad medicine.” (Alexandria, Virginia) – 60 Plus Association Chairman Jim Martin, leader of the largest conservative seniors advocacy group in the nation, today reacted to a decision by the United States Supreme Court to hear arguments on the constitutionality of President Obama’s signature…

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60 Plus Launches New "No Medicare IRS" Ad Targeting Ohio's Sen. Sherrod Brown

$750,000 campaign begins today ALEXANDRIA, Va. – The 60 Plus Association, nationally recognized as the conservative alternative to the liberal AARP, today launched a new “No Medicare IRS” television advertisement that targets Ohio’s Sen. Sherrod Brown.  The $750,000 ad campaign highlights the Independent Payment Advisory Board’s unchecked power to cut doctor payments and ultimately decide…

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Seniors Group Protests Activists Demonstrating Against Keystone XL Pipeline

60 Plus chairman urges swift approval of delayed $7 billion pipeline Alexandria, VA – Chairman James L. Martin of the senior advocacy group 60 Plus Association came out today ahead of demonstrators who will be encircling the White House this weekend to protest the Keystone XL pipeline,   an infrastructure project that will strengthen U.S. energy…

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New Vice President At 60 Plus

He’s Earned It Alexandria, Va.– Matthew Kandrach, head of coalition building at the nation’s largest conservative senior citizen’s group, has been promoted to Vice President. 60 Plus Association Chairman Jim Martin said in making the announcement:  “Matthew delivers. We call him Fed-Ex, or UPS, because he always delivers, on time and often ahead of schedule. He earned this promotion the…

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