Archive for June 2013

Obama's New EPA Regulations Are All Pain, No Gain for Struggling Americans

Jim Martin, “Obama offers nothing more than phony rhetoric to push a war on coal, which in reality is a war on seniors, families, jobs, small communities and the free market which sustains us all.” (Alexandria, Virginia) — President Obama today announced sweeping plans to tackle global warming, ordering his Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to…

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Taxpayer dollars wasted on mail order drugs

By Jim Martin and David Williams The Hill June 24, 2013 Health care costs are on the rise and this increase will affect employers, employees and taxpayers through Medicare Part D, the Federal Employees Health Benefits Program, and TRICARE (the Department of Defense). A key part of the health care delivery system in the United…

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Seniors Brace for Tropical Storm 'Obamacare'

Soon to be Hurricane ‘Obamacare’ when the perfect storm of cost, complexity and regulation hits the ground. (Alexandria, Virginia) — Obamacare promises to wreak continued havoc on Americans’ healthcare with news that a doctor shortage is worsening and the program is far from ready to be implemented.  Reports from the Government Accounting Office (GAO) indicate…

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Statement from 60 Plus Chairman Jim Martin on Death Tax Repeal Press Conference

Statement from 60 Plus Chairman and Founder Jim Martin at the Sen. John Thune (R-SD) and Rep. Kevin Brady (R-TX) Death Tax Repeal Press Conference, June 19, 2013 3:00pm, Room S201 Capitol Visitor’s Center: The 60 Plus Association, on behalf of more than seven million seniors and hundreds of thousands of small businesses across the…

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Joint letter from conservative leaders to fight for a free and competitive market

June 19, 2013 Dear Member of Congress: For years, we have advocated the need for a free market in sugar and believe that reform proposals put forth must not dismantle U.S. policy without first addressing the foreign subsidies that are grossly distorting world sugar prices.  Unilateral disarmament and increased dependence on foreign sugar suppliers cannot…

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AARP's Dirty Secret: They don't fight for seniors.

Instead of standing up for their members, AARP is fighting alongside the liberal crowd. Listen to 60 Plus’ new radio ad about AARP’s secret liberal agenda. [audio:https://60plus.org/files/AARPSecretAgenda.mp3|titles=AARP’s Secret Agenda] [php snippet=1]   The AARP’s liberal track record: AARP lobbied to pass Obamacare, which slashed over $700 billion from seniors’ healthcare. AARP sided with the radical Sierra Club…

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Zombies And Tombstones Foretell Estate Tax Repeal In 2017

Ashlea Ebeling, Forbes Staff June 6, 2013 The big January tax law made the federal estate tax permanent, but the man who dubbed it the “death tax” is back battling to get rid of it. “We can repeal this tax in 2017,” booms 77-year-old Jim Martin, one of the early eccentric advocates of estate tax…

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Mike Gallagher Radio: IRS Targeting Conservative Groups

Nationally syndicated talk show host Mike Gallagher interviews 60 Plus Chairman Jim Martin where the pair discusses the IRS targeting conservative groups and their role in implementing Obamacare. Mike Gallagher Show: IRS Targeting Conservative Groups (5/31/2013)

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