By James L. Martin
With the November election fast approaching, politicians in both parties are struggling to best position themselves on healthcare reform. A new poll provides some surprising insights into what a winning strategy on this issue might look like.
Obamacare Causes Federal Employees Premiums to Rise
Jim Martin, Chairman of the 60 Plus Association today issued the following statement regarding the Office of Personnel Management Director John Berry’s announcement that the costs of the Federal Employee Health Benefits Program are expected to rise by 7.2 percent, while private-sector plans are anticipated to rise by 8.9 to 10.5 percent…
The 60 Plus Association, nationally recognized as the conservative alternative to the liberal AARP, recently launched a in New York’s 1st Congressional District that challenges Rep. Tim Bishop’s record.
By Jim Martin
This is a historic election. Washington rammed the stimulus package, ObamaCare, financial reform and a half a trillion-dollar cut to Medicare down our throats, and now, it is time for us to give it back to them.
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In 104-degree weather last weekend, legendary entertainer Pat Boone helped attract 600 Tea Partiers to a rally in Beverly Hills, Calif., the backyard of some of the country’s most outspoken liberal celebrities.
“Wisconsin seniors are being ignored by liberals in Washington like Rep. Ron Kind,” said Jim Martin, Chairman of 60 Plus. “As a result of ObamaCare, one Medicare Advantage program has already been canceled and 22,000 seniors will be forced to find another form of coverage.
“Seniors don’t understand why Rep. Kagen would vote for a health care bill that hurts Wisconsin seniors,” said Jim Martin, Chairman of 60 Plus. “ObamaCare cut $500 billion from Medicare, forced many seniors to shift into a one-size-fits-all system they don’t want, and diminished the quality of care for America’s Greatest Generation.
“In the process of passing the Obama/Pelosi health care disaster, one of the most popular catchphrases for Washington liberals became: If you like your coverage, you’ll get to keep it. Clearly, that did not apply to seniors. Today, 22,000 senior citizens in Massachusetts, New Hampshire and Maine were told they won’t be able to keep their coverage because the new health care law froze reimbursements to their health insurance program. These seniors will be forced to switch coverage options, switch clinics, and most critically, switch doctors.