Archive for December 2011

Senior Citizens Applaud Strong Action Against Internet Piracy

(Alexandria, VA) – America’s senior citizens today joined a wide and diverse chorus of business groups and grassroots organizations commending the House Judiciary Committee for its consideration of H.R. 3261, the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA). Jim Martin, Chairman of the 60 Plus Association, released the following statement hailing the legislation as a “critical tool to protect America’s…

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White House Opposition to Wyden-Ryan Plan Based on Politics, Not Seniors' Best Interests

Jim Martin, “Obama, AARP mired in political strategy, could care less about solutions.” (Alexandria, Virginia) – Jim Martin, Chairman of the 60 Plus Association, the nation’s largest conservative seniors advocacy group counting over 7 million supporters, today responded to White House and Congressional Democrat opposition to the historic Wyden-Ryan plan on entitlement reform, named for…

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Democrats Determined to Pipeline Jobs and Energy Out of the U.S.

Jim Martin, “Getting Democrats to support jobs and lower energy costs is a pipe dream.” (Alexandria, Virginia) – Democrat Senate Leader Harry Reid (NV) has vowed to stonewall a bill passed by the House Tuesday that would extend the payroll tax cut to millions of Americans, and also fast-track the construction of the Keystone XL…

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Obama is No Teddy Roosevelt

60 Plus Chairman Jim Martin, “Obama’s Bull-Moose performance forgot the Moose.” (Alexandria, Virginia) – In another campaign re-election appearance masquerading as official presidential business, President Obama gave a speech in Osawatomie, Kansas today, intending to revive and mimic the memory of President Theodore Roosevelt, who gave his infamous “New Nationalism” speech in this small plains…

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Seniors Want Policy, Not Politics: Special Interest Delay of the Keystone XL Pipeline

60 Plus Chairman rejects President Obama’s political appeasement Alexandria, VA – Chairman James L. Martin of the senior advocacy group 60 Plus Association joined today a growing chorus of national leaders claiming that politics-as-usual is to blame for postponing approval of the $7 billion Keystone XL project. With U.S. House and Senate legislation forcing a…

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