Skip to comments.AARP: The Bigger they are, the Harder they Fall
Posted on 06/08/2015 1:18:58 PM PDT by Rona Badger
Why are people still joining AARP? Their name has crept into our national vocabulary. This is no accident. It baffles the mind how their massive propaganda machine has brainwashed Americas senior masses (eligibility age now dropped to 50!) into forking over their hard earnedand retirementmoney to one of Americas biggest public charities whose primary beneficiaries are themselves.
We plan to peel back as many of these layers of disguise as we possibly can. Our intent is to expose a skillful scheme which is decades old and stronger than ever today.
AARP is a sophisticated organization with billions in total assets. Theyre also a top lobbying group in Washington. AARP spends more than $200 million a year on advertising and promotion to keep their grasp on the throats of the public.
Congress has tried to blow their scheme open for years. In March 2011 a lengthy investigative report, Behind the Veil: The AARP American Doesnt Know, was published by Representatives Wally Herger (R-CA) and Dave Reicher (R-WA), who were seeking to address a range of improprieties that appeared to conflict with AARPs tax-exempt status.
The document digs deep into the workings of the AARP that have since become only more confounding. Their efforts turned into political chaos on the House floor a month later, where the argument about the authorship of the reportnot its contentbecame a political football. When that died down, a debate ensued, with vacuous answers provided by AARP.
As a follow-up to the hearing, in December 2011, The House Ways and Means Committee asked the IRS for an investigation into AARPs royalty free relationships with several businesses. We have not been able to find the outcome of the IRS investigation, if there even was one. A call to Dave Reicherts office has gone unanswered.
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I refused to join.
I was a member for a year and never renewed.
I’m still getting AARP solicitations three or four times a month. Lately, I’ve cut up the letter and little plastic ID card and returned it to them via their postage paid envelopes.
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I guess the big “Screw You Traitor” I’ve written on their applications and sent back, have failed to topple their company as I had initially planned.
They’re like the Scientologists, lol. When I was about 22, a friend and I walked into the Hollywood center out of curiosity. They grabbed on to us so tightly it took me three years and two moves to stop getting mail and calls from them. I don’t know why the AARP hasn’t chased me down but I haven’t received anything from them and though I hate to admit it, I am *at least* 50 :-). My luck, now they’ll track me down...
“I think AARP stopped using postage paid return envelopes.”
Probably too many people taping them to bricks and then mailing them back.
AARP sold seniors down the river when they got on board with the ACA. I can’t imagine why any senior would trust them now.
me 2.there is a conservative version out there can recall the name ....some one here will post it,I hope!
this may be it....there a a few not sure of the best?
See comment #9.
My actions got me off their mailing list...(and probably on an even less desirable, secret list).
Great phrase... love it!!
I refused to join too, and talked some friends out of the trap as well.
“I was a member for a year and never renewed.”
As was I. But that was years ago, and I still get mailings from them every week. They keep sending me cards, with the request to pay and become active again. They’re like Beltone! They never give up!
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