Skip to comments.Why Does the AARP Hate Seniors?
Posted on 07/16/2013 11:25:20 AM PDT by BO Stinkss
We know the AARP is typically left-leaning and sided with the Obama Administration on Obamacare and other policies that will wind up hurting seniors.
But now it seems theyre siding with the far-left environmental movement to put people out of work and raise energy prices something that has a direct effect on seniors with fixed incomes.
The AARP and Sierra Club worked together to stall nuclear energy legislation in Iowa. They claimed the legislation would hurt seniors when, in reality, the legislation would have incentivized low cost nuclear energy production in Iowa.
The AARP joined with the Sierra Club in Mississippi too. The issue was different, but the operation was the same. The environmental group couldnt get its way so it brought in the AARP to scare seniors, who in turn called legislators.
They did it in New York and North Carolina and Virginia among others. Each time, as the Sierra Club fell behind in its goals, it picked up the blue hair phone, called the AARP, and had them scare the mess out of seniors.
But its not just the Sierra Club.
With other groups, including Green Peace, the AARP is going all in against global warming. In the 2007 AARP magazine, they painted a picture of earths destruction. So while they advocate policies that would make todays seniors grandkids unemployed, they also want seniors to know theyre destroying the planet for those unemployed grandkids. But, this is important because the trees are screaming.
Worse still, in going all in with left-wing groups, the AARP is seeking to undermine seniors access to cheap power. Remember, the left has every incentive to raise prices on power by getting rid of cheap coal energy, opposing nuclear energy, etc. That puts the AARP on both sides of the issue as it tries to hurt energy producers. For example, the AARP aggressively fights rate increases, as youd expect from a group claiming to represent millions on fixed income. It has watchdog groups that harass utility regulators around the country. From Oklahoma to Georgia to Louisiana, the AARP wants seniors on Watchdog teams to watch regulators in the power sector. Of course, they side with liberal interests and turn those watch dogs into attack dogs.
Check out this video of a Greenpeace activist admitting as much:
video at link
The AARP made $2.8 billion supporting Obamacares cuts to medicare. Now its siding with Greenpeace, the Sierra Club, and others to oppose coal, gas, and nuclear power. It is not an advocacy group for seniors. Rather it is just another liberal interest group masquerading as caring about seniors.
AARP exists to sell remarkably expensive insurance to those who probably don’t need it.
Erick Erickson = Christopher Columbus.
Yup. A money making operation with no regard for the well being of seniors.
Because they have been accustomed to extorting money from seniors who don’t understand their purpose, or the lies that they’ll tell them to their faces.
The organization is rife with Democrats and extremely devious liberals who are using the proceeds from the organization to get rich while simultaneously furthering things like electing Obama a first and second time, allowing Democrat Politicians to use their members’ status to enact laws they wouldn’t have ever agreed with.
They are the lowest of the low scum on this earth, except for a Democrat Politician.
Because they’re a Democrat front group and Democrat front groups hate everyone.
Democrat Party operatives have taken over the leadership of nearly every organization. Those that they can’t they demonize.
PS, I don’t know anybody that kept their membership after the last election and Obama Care.
AARP is a RAT front group.
AARP likes their money more than their customers.
I quit them over two years ago. They had nothing that interested me, and much that annoyed me. They are relentless! I get at least three mailings from them every week.
I sent my postage-paid membership envelope back, but I can’t remember if I included my membership fee or not. :)
AARP should do the “cool” thing and “come out” instead of tricking seniors into supporting any extraneous or political activities, period.
AARP is not your friend if you’re a conservative or libertarian.
They sure don’t Hate the Senior’s money....
I sand them all back “Addressee not interested”.
AARP is a politically corrupt left-wing organization that prey upon gullible seniors. AARP is a marketing organization for United Health. AARP receives over $1 billion for “licensing fees” and the products they support are not the best for seniors.
A campaign to should be waged to revoke AARP’s tax free status as they are simply a sleazy business and should not have tax free status.