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Shame On Medicare Reform Foes

“Enemies of Medicare modernization are just as adept at psychological warfare as the U.S. military — maybe even more so, since they have more actual field experience. If there was some good reason, beyond nostalgia, for preventing reform of the creaking health-care system for America’s seniors, their behavior might be understandable. But Medicare is a financial catastrophe and human tragedy in the making,” says 60 Plus Association President, Jim Martin.

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Social Security Trustees Report: Inaction Not An Option

“Not surprisingly, the Board of Trustees of the Social Security and Medicare Trust Funds annual report released Monday covered territory we’ve been over before but is as timely as ever. The path Social Security is on now is unsustainable. Clearly, the current system that so many retirees depend upon is a ticking time bomb. Only the foolish or those attempting to score political points would want to turn their backs on meaningful reform.”

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Letter To Senator Stabenow

Letter from James L. Martin to The Honorable Debbie A. Stabenow, United States Senate “Dear Senator Stabenow: Once again the issue of importation of prescription drugs has reared its ugly head– and it represents a danger to all Americans but especially senior citizens. In fact, reimportation of prescription drugs is, indeed, hazardous to the health of America’s seniors.”

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Some Drugs Should Not Be Over-The-Counter

Forced over-the-counter switches of prescription drugs will threaten the health of America’s senior citizens, unduly encourage dangerous self-medicating by seniors, and further imperil their financial livelihood, according to a letter issued today to the FDA commissioner by the 60 Plus Association.

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60 Plus Association Supports Responsible Lending Act

The 60 Plus Association, a national, non-partisan senior citizens organization with a free-market, lower-taxes approach to government and with over a half million members nationwide, today announced its support for The Responsible Lending Act, authored by Rep. Bob Ney, (R-OH).

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