There is talk of investigating AARP.It is long overdue.People like myself who get close to 60 join because they believe this is an organization that represents seniors.
Who are the officers? who elected them ? what are their salaries? How do they decide what stance to take on public policy issues?
Soon you realize they are basically a front for the sales of health insurance policies sold by United Health.
Their role in initially supporting Obamacare,was a clear attempt to have millions of new subscribers join them, regardless of the fact that SENIORS OVERWHELMINGLY OPPOSED THE BILLS.
Now there is an effort underway to force them to register as an insurance company.Hopefully there will be some sunlight beamed on their operations.
Air America the left wing blog(?) which has me on their e-mail list,today calls Joe Lieberman "the bummer", and is collecting the top 10 opponents against him for 2012.
(so much for independent thinking)
To read accounts of the J Street convention should make one laugh, if it were not so sad.
THEY DON'T KNOW ARE THEY PRO-PEACE? PR0-ISRAEL?PRO-OBAMA? AND SO ON