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2009-11-23 13:36:00

Says cutting Medicare to finance "reform" is a moral outrage WASHINGTON, Nov. 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- While the Senate Democrats moved forward to begin the debate on their health care "reform" bill this weekend, RetireSafe, a 400,000 supporter strong grassroots senior advocacy group, is calling on all of America's seniors to grab their bullhorns to protest the massive cuts to Medicare. RetireSafe President Thair Phillips said, "Seniors are watching the focus shift to issues like...

2009-11-05 14:34:00

Group meets with Congressional offices this week to lobby for seniors WASHINGTON, Nov. 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a statement released today, RetireSafe President Thair Phillips calls AARP's endorsement of the House health care bill the greatest fraud against seniors in the 21st century. He said, "AARP, easily the most influential seniors lobby, is using their clout to get a bill passed that will slash Medicare and ration the health care of seniors." According to Phillips, it's a...

2009-10-19 11:24:00

New survey shows over 79 percent of seniors worry that they are not represented in Washington WASHINGTON, Oct. 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As the nation continues its debate on health care reform and Social Security COLA, a new survey taken by RetireSafe finds that over 79 percent of more than 626 seniors responding to a poll expressed concerns that they were not represented in Washington. "After visiting two senior expos and meeting hundreds of seniors, reading surveys and emails...

2009-08-24 15:46:00

WASHINGTON, Aug. 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- RetireSafe applauds Michael Steele, chairman of the Republican National Committee for outlining some crucial steps for health care to protect senior Americans. "We look at The Seniors' Health Care Bill of Rights, unveiled today, as an "emergency medical intervention" that will help ensure that seniors will receive access to quality health care," stated Thair Phillips, RetireSafe President. RetireSafe is a bipartisan, grassroots senior advocacy...

2009-07-28 11:42:00

Seniors Group Calls AARP's Support of Obama's Rationing-by-Bureaucrat Proposal an Outrage to Older Americans WASHINGTON, July 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today the 400,000 strong senior-citizen group RetireSafe blasted AARP for endorsing the plan presented by President Obama and his Congressional allies that propose to cut $600 billion or more from Medicare to pay for "health care reform." Thair Phillips, the new president of RetireSafe, said AARP had sold out America's seniors. Said...

2009-06-23 08:52:00

WASHINGTON, June 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today the 400,000-strong seniors group RetireSafe saluted the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA) for its commitment to support legislation to cut prescription drug prices by 50 percent for seniors who fall into the Medicare Part D Prescription Drug Program "doughnut-hole." Thair Phillips, RetireSafe President, called the commitment, "a huge gift to older Americans caught in this much-discussed Medicare coverage gap."...

2009-06-10 07:45:00

Calls Obama's Rationing-by-Bureaucrat Proposal an Outrage to Older Americans WASHINGTON, June 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today the 400,000 strong senior-citizen group RetireSafe blasted President Obama and his Congressional allies for proposing to cut $500 billion or more from Medicare to pay for "health care reform." Thair Phillips, the new president of RetireSafe, called the plan "an insult to every older American." Said Phillips, "I'm outraged that President Obama would first plan...

2009-05-19 15:19:00

WASHINGTON, May 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Thair Phillips has been named president of RetireSafe, a national bipartisan, non-profit organization representing 400,000 supporters across America, dedicated to preserving the options and benefits of retired and retiring Americans through advocacy, education, and the power of free markets. He has served as a member of the RetireSafe board for two years. Phillips is responsible for providing leadership in multiple areas that engage all facets...

2009-05-12 17:01:00

RetireSafe Calls for Action to Protect Older Americans RESTON, Va., May 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In response to the dire warnings issued in today's Social Security and Medicare Trustees Report, RetireSafe and its 400,000 senior supporters called on the President and Congress to take immediate action to secure the promised benefits older Americans rely on. "With unfunded liabilities of up to $100 trillion and the Social Security Trust Fund scheduled to pay out more than it takes in by...

2008-07-25 12:01:01

By Cara Baruzzi, New Haven Register, Conn. Jul. 25--Claiming the nation's retirees, most of whom live on fixed income, are among the hardest hit in the economic downturn, a grass-roots advocacy group wants Congress to consider authorizing an emergency increase in the annual cost of living adjustment to Social Security benefits. RetireSafe, a Virginia advocacy organization, is urging lawmakers to increase the cost of living adjustment to help retirees ease the burden of rising food and...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.