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AARP slams Martha Robertson (D) over attack ad (#NY23)
Copyright 2008-2014, Legal Insurrection, All Rights Reserved. ^ | Wednesday, September 24, 2014 at 6:17pm | Posted by William A. Jacobson

Posted on 09/24/2014 5:22:38 PM PDT by Behind Liberal Lines

AARP is calling out (Democrat congressional candidate Martha) Robertson for improperly using AARP’s name in her ads, violating AARPs non-partisan status and falsely implying that AARP has taken sides in the race....

Beth Finkel, state director for AARP in New York, issued a statement after learning of its name and logo appearing in the Ithaca Democrat’s campaign ads in the race for the 23rd Congressional District seat currently held by U.S. Rep. Tom Reed, R-Corning.

“AARP does not endorse candidates or make contributions to political campaigns or candidates,” Finkel said. “AARP did not authorize the use of its name or logo in currently running Martha Robertson campaign ads.”

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TOPICS: Government; Politics/Elections; US: New York
KEYWORDS: aarp; cityofevil; ithaca; martha; reed; robertson
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...the Ithaca Democrat...

Ithaca is the City of Evil.


1 posted on 09/24/2014 5:22:38 PM PDT by Behind Liberal Lines
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To: Hieronymus; VampireStateNY; governsleastgovernsbest; gaspar; NativeNewYorker; drjimmy; Atticus; ...
City of Evil bump:


2 posted on 09/24/2014 5:23:19 PM PDT by Behind Liberal Lines
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To: Behind Liberal Lines

AARP is just complaining they didn’t get their cut.

AARP is not a good organization.

They supported Obamacare big time


3 posted on 09/24/2014 5:25:59 PM PDT by BereanBrain
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To: Behind Liberal Lines

Perhaps...but the AARP is to the left of Barbara Boxer and Elizabeth Warren (How! Sorry for the Indian lingo)


4 posted on 09/24/2014 5:26:05 PM PDT by Drango (A liberal's compassion is limited only by the size of someone else's wallet.)
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To: BereanBrain
They don't like it very much when I send back their paid reply mail with a note asking "How's that ObaMaoCare thing working out for you?"

Once I wasn't careful about cutting off my name and address information when I returned it. They stopped sending them to me for awhile.

But they are doing it again and so am I.

5 posted on 09/24/2014 5:32:04 PM PDT by Vigilanteman (Obama: Fake black man. Fake Messiah. Fake American. How many fakes can you fit in one Zer0?)
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To: Behind Liberal Lines

AARP bent over for obamacare enough said


6 posted on 09/24/2014 5:39:06 PM PDT by svcw (Not 'hope and change' but 'dopes in chains')
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“falsely implying that AARP has taken sides in the race....”

That was good for a big chuckle.


7 posted on 09/24/2014 5:42:51 PM PDT by Parley Baer
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The AARP?

The same bunch that threw their own members out of meetings when those members dared question or complain about Obamacare?


8 posted on 09/24/2014 5:55:31 PM PDT by Tzimisce
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Yes, but it’s fun to watch lefties eat their own for once. And if it helps keep Robertson out of office, I like it.


9 posted on 09/24/2014 6:04:19 PM PDT by Behind Liberal Lines
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aarp sends me crap all the tome trying to get me to join after i turned 55, their stupid promotional id cards are enough to get me senior citizen discounts now and again though since my hair is mostly grey...
10 posted on 09/24/2014 6:06:20 PM PDT by Chode (Stand UP and Be Counted, or line up and be numbered - *DTOM* -vvv- NO Pity for the LAZY - 86-44)
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AARPs non-partisan status? Really? When did they start that?


11 posted on 09/24/2014 6:08:22 PM PDT by logic101.net (How many more children must die on the altar of gun free zones?)
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AARP nonpartisan? What a joke.
12 posted on 09/24/2014 6:12:23 PM PDT by Nuc 1.1 (Nuc 1 Liberals aren't Patriots. Remember 1789!)
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To: BereanBrain

AARP has but one primary purpose....self perpetuation nothing else.


13 posted on 09/24/2014 6:40:22 PM PDT by traderrob6
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To: Vigilanteman

I also put some of my NRA literature in the prepaid envelope. I try to make it as fat a possible so they have to pay the oversize charge. Since they are generally a bunch of heathens I also try to include some religious tracs when available.


14 posted on 09/24/2014 6:49:23 PM PDT by RetiredTexasVet (Every trash can has a lid, the DNC lid is Debbie Wasserman-Schultz (aka Debbie Dipsh!t))
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My AARP envelopes never come postage paid. What I am doing wrong?


15 posted on 09/24/2014 6:57:27 PM PDT by Behind Liberal Lines
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for AARP to claim that they are non-partisan is possibly the joke of the century....they lean so far to the left that they are almost an arm of the democrat party.


16 posted on 09/24/2014 7:04:17 PM PDT by terycarl
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Every once in a while they will send it out without a prepaid envelope, but hang in there they will eventually send it out with one because their response rate is so low without prepaids.

Make sure that your name, address, offer code, etc. are not included in your return bonanza. I routinely put the “supplemental health insurance” stuff in the AARP envelope. A lot of the AARP stuff I put in the supplemental health insurance or other “free” offers prepaids.

Since I have informed them repeatedly to stop sending their crap, I don’t feel the slightest bit guilty about stuffing their envelopes.


17 posted on 09/24/2014 7:09:43 PM PDT by RetiredTexasVet (Every trash can has a lid, the DNC lid is Debbie Wasserman-Schultz (aka Debbie Dipsh!t))
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To: RetiredTexasVet

Don’t worry about me accidentally sending back identifying information. I’ve gotten offers like this in the past from the Sierra Club and other lefty organizations including my college alma mater. My MO is usually to print out something attacking their organization (preferably multiple pages) and fill the envelope with that.


18 posted on 09/24/2014 7:36:27 PM PDT by Behind Liberal Lines
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...violating AARPs non-partisan status...yeah, right - they had their heads so far up Obama's a44 that they endorsed Obamacare and the theft of three-quarters of a trillion dollars from Medicare so he could apply the funding to his snake-oil-scheme to try to make it appear "affordable" - of course, AARP is now peddling Medigap insurance policies like mad, since primarily poor people can no longer receive the Medicare Advantage insurance that funding used to pay for - they're nonpartisan as long as there are no dollars to be made for AARP.......
19 posted on 09/24/2014 9:11:01 PM PDT by Intolerant in NJ
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Non partisan? Ha!


20 posted on 09/25/2014 3:55:36 AM PDT by b4its2late (A Liberal is a person who will give away everything he doesn't own.)
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