Mr. James L. Martin

Posted in: State & Municipal Services/Privatization, Taxation/Budget/Economic Policy

President , 60 Plus Association
1655 North Fort Myers Drive
Suite 355
Arlington VA
Work Fax: (703) 807-2073
Home: (703) 525-5466


Heads a free-market, lobbying group for the elderly, a conservative alternative to the AARP.
60 Plus opposes the "death tax" (federal estate and state inheritance taxes), supports the personalization (privatization) of Social Security, favors lower taxes, opposes government-funded lobbying groups and wants to eliminate penalties on retirees who work.

Academic Background

B.S.: University of Florida (Journalism).

Publications or Presentations

"AARP: Association Against Retired Persons," Conservative Review, Nov./Dec. 1997.
"Personalizing Social Security: Unplugging the Third Rail," Vital Speeches of the Day, Vol. LXIV, No. 1, Oct. 15, 1997.
Co-author, "Taxpayers Fund Lobby for Ĺ’Senior-Friendly' Government Pork, Programs and Perks," Capital Research Ctr. Organization Trends, Jan. 1998.

Issue Specialities

Federal estate tax, death tax, inheritance tax, Social Security privatization, Social Security personalization, Medicare, American Association of Retired Persons (AARP), National Council of Senior Citizens, National Council on Aging, non-profits, taxpayer subsidized political advocacy groups, lobbyists.

Calvert Index

Taxation/Budget/Economic Policy
State & Municipal Services/Privatization