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The Tragic State Of American Advocacy Groups

Charles SWVA Wrote: Jun 24, 2012 2:54 PM
I abandoned the AARP when I was 55 5/12 of age. I subscribed and soon realized I was reading a Liberal/Progressive/Democrat/Fascist/Socialist/Communist jazz rag. I also cancelled Newsweek and Time ca 1965 for the same reason. I decided they would get no monetary support from me. US News and World Report hung on for seveal years and when Lawrence died, away they went. There were some lean reading years until the internet came along. I've decided I am a hard line conservative constitutionalist.
Frank98 Wrote: Jun 24, 2012 6:32 PM
So did I.
I moved in and moved out when I realized AARP was for AARP

Hey AARP, and AMA – where did you lose your souls? And where does the iron fist of President Obama end – and where does your influence begin?

Throughout our nation’s history, private advocacy groups have given a voice to the “voiceless,” and have changed the way our government has treated people who otherwise had been trampled-upon or ignored. But today, two of the more prominent groups of these sorts have become indistinguishable from President Obama’s agenda for “change.”

And these two groups may also be learning a very painful and costly lesson: when you get too close to...