For years, I have been distressed at the success AARP, an extreme left-wing lobbying group masquerading as an organization that gets discounts for Grandma on insurance, car rentals and hotels, at keeping its political agenda a secret. I know many people who have no idea that, if they join this outfit, they may as well be members of MoveOn.org or the ACLU, which has unrepentant former domestic terrorist, Bernandine Dohrn aka Mrs. Bill Ayers, on its board. If you are looking for those discounts, and don’t want to enable the further destruction of this country, please consider joining The Association of Mature American Citizens, the patriotic alternative to the malignant AARP. All of the discounts, none of the socialism.
The latest revelation about AARP is spending its members dues is about food stamps. They are working overtime to get seniors to sign up for the “SNAP’ program. That’s just what America needs, right? More people dependent the federal government. What’s not to like? They’ve been working on this project for at least a year, and they are not going to stop any time soon.
Remember also that AARP supported Obama’s heinous mother of all income redistribution schemes, Obamacare, which left some people scratching their heads. Why would an organization supposedly looking out for seniors support a plan that took billions from Medicare funding? The answer is easy, the usual one; that is, follow the money. From Forbes:
As you know if you’ve been reading this blog, Obamacare cuts $716 billion from Medicare in order to pay for its $1.9 trillion expansion of coverage to low-income Americans. It’s one of the reasons why seniors are more opposed to the new health law than any other age group. So why is it that the group that purports to speak for seniors, the American Association of Retired Persons, so strongly supports a law that most seniors oppose? According to an explosive new report from Sen. Jim DeMint (R., S.C.), it’s because those very same Medicare cuts will give the AARP a windfall of $1 billion in insurance profits, and preserve another $1.8 billion that AARP already generates from its business interests.
Do the country a favor. If you’re a member of AARP, dump your membership today.