Tag Archives: AARP

Ask Dr. Ads: What’s Up With All The Veterans Day Freebie Ads?

Well the Doc opened up the old mailbag today and here’s what poured out. Dear Dr. Ads, There’s a tradition of Veterans Day Sale ads that always struck me as kinda, well, cheap. But now there’s Veterans Day Ads 2.0, … Continue reading

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Let The $4 Billion Rumpus Begin! (Twofer Edition)

The Geezerati are always in season during an election year, and this one is no exception. Especially spry is AARP, which has launched yet another ad campaign to tell politicians, Don’t make us stop this car:   Transcript (via Kaiser … Continue reading

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ShAARP Divisions On Social Security Cuts

Friday’s Wall Street Journal opened up the family-sized can of worms with this Page One piece: Key Seniors Association Pivots on Benefit Cut WASHINGTON—AARP, the powerful lobbying group for older Americans, is dropping its longstanding opposition to cutting Social Security … Continue reading

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Y, Oh Y?

The Young Men’s Christian Association, universally known as the YMCA, has decided to outstrip the acronym-minded folks at KFC, AARP, and – most recently – NPR by stripping down to one letter. New York Times headline: Y.M.C.A. Is Downsizing to … Continue reading

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