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old mark Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Mar-31-10 01:58 PM
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29. Funny - republicans think AARP is liberal/socialist.
They offer some services, but make money on all of them. I am a member but I am not really sure why.

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  -Does anyone have a valid reason why I should join AARP? I can't find an advantage Mira  Jul-24-09 10:44 PM   #0 
  - Juicy travel discounts  texastoast   Jul-24-09 10:45 PM   #1 
  - Thanks for asking. I want to know also. nt  babylonsister   Jul-24-09 10:45 PM   #2 
  - Hotel discounts.  madmom   Jul-24-09 10:48 PM   #3 
  - Isn't that the weather-controlling satellite that causes earthquakes?  Orrex   Jul-24-09 10:50 PM   #4 
  - HAARP, silly! nt  valerief   Dec-09-11 09:36 PM   #50 
  - My friend Harold loves them  Tangerine LaBamba   Jul-24-09 10:51 PM   #5 
  - They are an insurance company. Years ago they were an advocacy organization but now  John Q. Citizen   Jul-24-09 10:54 PM   #6 
  - 60-minutes did an exposee years back  pscot   Apr-02-10 04:51 PM   #30 
  - Little known fact. They are first and foremost an insurance agency. Advocacy came way later  jtown1123   May-20-11 01:31 PM   #39 
  - Don't agree with you  lillypaddle   Jun-17-11 06:42 AM   #42 
  - Actually they were an insurance company first...advocacy came much later. n/t  jtown1123   Aug-22-11 10:20 AM   #45 
  - Travel discounts, which add up, even at cheapie motels.  MarjorieG   Jul-24-09 11:01 PM   #7 
  - Join the AAA. Travel discounts are just as good. n/t  RebelOne   Apr-07-11 09:03 AM   #33 
  - Republican? Explain. I'm curious. nt  Sarah Ibarruri   Jul-24-09 11:03 PM   #8 
  - If you're like me and and are on a Senior Medi-gap insurance don't trust AARP  heidler1   Jul-24-09 11:03 PM   #9 
  - love AARP  maglatinavi   Nov-27-09 12:35 PM   #24 
     - Their auto insurance is the lowest. I haven't found any insurance that can  demosincebirth   Apr-23-11 05:38 PM   #35 
        - Try USAA...  tortoise1956   Jun-15-11 01:02 AM   #41 
           - That may do for some, but I hope never to need customer serv. I go with  demosincebirth   Aug-11-11 11:08 PM   #43 
  - 1 only, 30% discount on eyeglasses  Shoelace   Jul-24-09 11:19 PM   #10 
  - Much better eyglass deals at...  TreasonousBastard   Jul-24-09 11:41 PM   #12 
  - ooooh, thanks for that!  Shoelace   Jul-25-09 12:25 AM   #14 
  - link not working n/t  2Design   Jul-25-09 02:20 PM   #15 
  - Ooops! Sorry-- it should be www.zennioptical.com Too late...  TreasonousBastard   Jul-25-09 08:22 PM   #17 
  - www.zennioptical.com - wow - what a deal!  pengillian101   Sep-27-09 11:09 PM   #23 
     - glassesshop.com  Bakeman   Dec-06-10 03:35 AM   #31 
  - Me too, with Lenscrafters. nt  raccoon   Jul-27-09 12:57 PM   #18 
  - Try zennioptical.com. Last year, at Kaiser, glasses, w/medicare discount cost  demosincebirth   Aug-22-11 10:33 PM   #46 
  - If you aren't a member of another organization that gets you discounts, it may be worthwhile.  AdHocSolver   Jul-24-09 11:35 PM   #11 
  - Coupons for depends and viagra!  obliviously   Jul-24-09 11:59 PM   #13 
  - Careful on those hotel discounts. True story. We were headed to  yy4me   Jul-25-09 02:42 PM   #16 
  - twelve bucks a year isn't much for me for all the information I get out of it.  demosincebirth   Apr-23-11 05:42 PM   #36 
  - Discounts for travel, hotel, etc are only relative to what price they quote  Serial Mom   Jul-31-09 12:20 PM   #19 
  - I actually like the magazine  Silver Swan   Aug-04-09 11:08 AM   #20 
  - AARP has a great new ad on health insurance reform  harvey007   Aug-31-09 10:27 PM   #21 
  - I have always gotten better discounts  SheilaT   Sep-22-09 10:33 PM   #22 
  - AARP was a solid backer of Medicare...  hayu_lol   Dec-13-09 02:03 AM   #25 
  - I joined a year ago because members get a good discount on glasses from Lenscrafters.  raccoon   Dec-14-09 12:33 PM   #26 
  - to feel like you've helped another greedy rwinger get richer. nt  newlib   Dec-22-09 07:13 AM   #27 
  - Not at all...  gupac   Dec-29-09 01:57 PM   #28 
  - Funny - republicans think AARP is liberal/socialist.  old mark   Mar-31-10 01:58 PM   #29 
  - Thats because they supported the HC bill.  demosincebirth   Apr-23-11 05:43 PM   #37 
  - I enjoy being tormented by the pics of hot, unavailable women on the cover of the magazine  slackmaster   Apr-04-11 01:40 PM   #32 
  - the lies in support of junior bush's pharm plan led to us NEVER EVER supporting this org  DrDan   Apr-21-11 02:50 PM   #34 
  - The CARP ...  murphyj87   May-13-11 05:08 PM   #38 
  - Discounts are great...  WinterParkDonkey   Jun-09-11 06:45 PM   #40 
  - I see no reason to join them. n/t  OllieLotte   Aug-21-11 07:50 PM   #44 
  - auto insurance costs are 20-35% cheaper  MindMover   Nov-11-11 10:53 PM   #47 
  - I use them for their auto club. Haven't used it recently, but when I have used it,  RKP5637   Nov-12-11 10:00 PM   #48 
  - I don't know about AARP, but CARP...  murphyj87   Nov-12-11 10:12 PM   #49 
 

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