Jim Martin: “The IRS has ‘customers’ the way the guillotine operator has ‘customers.’”
(Alexandria, Virginia) — 60 Plus Association Chairman and Founder Jim Martin issued the following statement today concerning the sworn Congressional testimony of outgoing IRS chief Steve Miller . As reported in Wednesday’s edition of Investor’s Business Daily, The 60 Plus Association is one of a dozen conservative organizations specifically targeted by House and Senate Democrats for special scrutiny by the IRS.
May 17, 2013 | Read more…
Jim Martin: “Democrats will have a lot to answer for come November of 2014. Obamacare is shredding the healthcare safety net in this country as the IRS shreds our Constitution. “
(Alexandria, Virginia) — All but two House Democrats voted against full repeal of Obamacare this evening despite the law’s continued failure and the recent exposure of the IRS’s widespread corruption and violation of Americans’ civil liberties. The bill, H.R.45, would have repealed the so-called Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and all other provisions passed in support of its implementation. By a vote of 229-195, the House passed the repeal bill with full GOP support but with only two Democrats voting in favor.
May 17, 2013 | Read more…
Jim Martin: “Now that it is clear that the IRS operates with the ethics of the KGB, it is proven impossible for it to discharge its duties under Obamacare.”
(Alexandria, Virginia) — The 60 Plus Association, the nation’s largest conservative seniors organization and acknowledged alternative to the liberal AARP today called on Washington lawmakers to renew legislation for a full and complete repeal of Obamacare in the wake of the IRS scandal showing the powerful agency rife with political corruption. The IRS is central to the implementation of Obamacare through its oversight over every individual American and business to adhere to the Obamacare mandate to purchase health insurance or face a tax penalty.
May 14, 2013 | Read more…
Jim Martin: “These principled leaders stand as a firewall against Obama’s Medicare slashing panel so that it may take its rightful place in history alongside the Edsel and Dodo bird.”
(Alexandria, Virginia) — The 60 Plus Association, the nation’s largest conservative seniors organization and acknowledged alternative to the liberal AARP today offered praise and thanks to Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) and Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) for informing President Obama via letter that they ‘respectfully decline’ to recommend names to serve on the Individual Payment Advisory Board (IPAB). Created as part of Obamacare, IPAB is scheduled to appoint 15 bureaucrats charged with cutting reimbursement rates and eliminating procedures covered by Medicare to help fund Obama’s health care law.
May 9, 2013 | Read more…
Jim Martin: While states across our nation are dropping the Death Tax in order to create jobs and protect seniors, Terry McAuliffe actually wants to take Virginia backwards.
(Alexandria, Virginia) — Democrat Terry McAuliffe’s journey down the road to the Virginia Governor’s mansion hit a major roadblock this week when voters were reminded that the onerous and unpopular Death Tax is among the many taxes he has supported raising. The Democrat hopeful voiced opposition in 2009 to then Governor Tim Kaine’s repeal of Virginia’s Death tax, a position which undermines his current campaign overtures to make Virginia more business friendly.
May 8, 2013 | Read more…
(Alexandria, Virginia) — Today the North Carolina Senate introduced a broad tax reform package that will help the state and its seniors. North Carolina has long been a retirement destination for America’s seniors, and after this tax reform passes it will be an even more attractive destination. The tax reform proposal will reduce the income tax rate for all North Carolinians, cut the state sales tax across the board, and most importantly it will eliminate the state’s death tax.
May 7, 2013 | Read more…
Democrats in Congress Seek to Repeal Obamacare for Themselves and Staff as Regular Americans Brace for Train Wreck
Jim Martin: “Democrats refusing to use the Obamacare exchanges they created is like a chef refusing to eat at his own restaurant. Americans want off this train wreck now.”
(Alexandria, Virginia) — Reports continue to circulate that Democrat leaders in Congress were looking for ways to exempt themselves and their staffers from purchasing their health insurance from the Obamacare exchanges they themselves created, to avoid losing their current federally subsidized healthcare coverage. This brought a strong response from 60 Plus Chairman Jim Martin, leader of the nation’s largest and most trusted conservative alternative to the liberal AARP:
May 6, 2013 | Read more…