Archive for July 2012

Obamacare Sends More Jobs to the Morgue

President’s medical devices tax kills over 1,000 new jobs according to Indiana company. (Alexandria, Virginia) – A report in the Indianapolis Business Journal uncovers exactly how President Obama’s healthcare overhaul is killing jobs with its 2.3% medical devices tax, profiling a company in Indiana which has scrapped plans to build five more plants in the…

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Seniors Scold Democrats for Tax Hike Vote

Jim Martin, “Democrats see our drowning economy and decide to throw it an anvil.” (Alexandria, Virginia) – By a vote of 51-48, Senate Democrats passed a substantial tax increase yesterday that included a near 60% increase in the death tax that would negatively impact thousands of additional family businesses, farms and ranches.  The tax hike…

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Obamacare Fail Continues: Costs Up, Coverage Down

New CBO report and survey show more will lose coverage, as families pay more. (Alexandria, Virginia) – A new report issued by the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) states that projected costs of the President’s healthcare overhaul are higher than previously calculated, while millions more Americans are at risk of losing their health insurance entirely, developments…

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The 60 Plus Association Shares New Death Tax Study and Calls for Repeal

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The 60 Plus Association is proud to share the newly released death tax study by the Joint Economic Committee.  The report, “Cost and Consequences of the Federal Estate Tax”, released today provides critical facts about the death tax. Jim Martin, Chairman of the 60 Plus Association said, “Today’s study proves the death…

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Death Tax Repeal Reaches 218 Cosponsors

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today with the help from the 60 Plus Association, H.R. 1259 the Death Tax Repeal Permanency Act of 2011 reached 218 cosponsors giving it support from a majority of the U.S. House of Representatives: Jim Martin, Chairman of the 60 Plus Association said, “With this new milestone, the Death Tax Repeal Permanency…

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Seniors Applaud House Vote to Repeal Obamacare, Demand Senate Take Action

60 Plus Chairman Jim Martin: “Seniors deserve to know who’s with them, who’s against them.” (Alexandria, Virginia) – In response to the Supreme Court’s June 28 ruling upholding Obamacare, and specifically upholding as constitutional the individual mandate as a tax and not a penalty as President Obama has called it, the House of Representatives yesterday…

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Seniors Leader Invites AWOL Democrats: 'Ride the Bus with Us'

Jim Martin, “Democrats skipping their party’s convention are welcome join our bus tour. It’s a great opportunity to apologize to seniors for passing Obamacare.” (Alexandria, Virginia) – 60 Plus Association Chairman Jim Martin, leader of the nation’s largest conservative seniors organization with over 7.2 million supporters, today offered a sympathetic shoulder to the growing list…

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Happy Birthday America!

Red, white and blue wishes from 60 Plus to enjoy your 4th of July celebration. Today is July 4, the birthday of our country, the date when 57 patriots put their name to paper formally declaring this land a new and free nation. It is a day when we reflect on the people, the circumstances…

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