Donald Hank
Bank of America's thanks for that bailout
By Donald Hank
March 27, 2011

Aren't you thrilled that your government chose to bail out the banks with the most irresponsible lending policies? After all, they have a way of making you proud you lent them a helping hand.

Bank of America in Gaffney SC thanked you just recently for your generosity, by removing American flags planted out front to honor a local fallen soldier.

The excuse given by the rude branch manager who pulled up the flags was that some customers of this branch would be offended at the sight of American flags.

About 15 years ago, I pulled my savings account out of Bank of America because they were then giving special privileges to illegal aliens, accepting the infamous Matricula Consular in place of a passport or drivers license.

Since the Matricula Consular is not real proof of identity and is used exclusively by illegal aliens, Bank of America was thereby pursuing a policy that actively promoted wanton illegal activity that, no matter how you look at it, was hurting — and still does hurt — America (particularly — need I say it? — during the current unemployment crisis).

Simultaneously with the active promotion of illegal immigration, the bank had a special politically correct policy to hire more homosexuals, as if homosexuals were a victim group that has trouble getting hired. Next time you're at your local beauty salon or next time you're watching Ellen DeGeneres or Rosie O'Donnel on TV, or listening to a speech by Barney Frank, ask yourself if homosexuals really need special protection from unfair hiring policies.

These two BofA policies went hand in hand with a deeper lying sinister leftism, which hails back at least to the late 1800s when the Revolution in Europe (for example, the Fabian Society of England) declared itself at war with traditional family and Christianity (the Apostle Paul clearly condemns homosexual behavior (Romans 1:25-8, for ex) so promoting homosexuality and portraying homosexuals as victims in dire need of protection is a perfect wedge issue to turn weak-minded people away from traditional Christianity).

Thus, I knew back in the early 2000s that the Bank of America policies went a lot deeper than just these superficial symptoms. This latest incident of a Bank of America branch manager removing US flags from their premises that were planted to honor a fallen US soldier provides a valuable clue and if your thinking cap is on, it should be the last one you need.

BofA, which has received $20 billion in ill-gotten TARP funds as well as an $118 billion guarantee from you and me, is clearly a darling of leftwing politicians, thanks in part to the above-describe "progressive" policies in favor of illegal aliens and homosexuality and its duplicitous anti-Americanism (after yanking the flags, it issued a statement declaring it honors US soldiers. Gee, it sure has a funny way of honoring people).

The pro-illegal alien policy was also a symptom of corrupt and irresponsible lending policies, which have gone hand in hand with the above-cited "progressive" policies. It is no surprise then, that it is one of the banks with the most reports of scandalous activity and a strong smell of corruption about it:

There are plenty of banks out there. If you have money in BofA and you want to be a good American, even just a so-so American, you need to pull it out and put it in a bank with sound policies that does not clearly hate the US flag and dishonor our fallen soldiers.

Click here: YouTube — Bank of America removes American Flags Honoring fallen Marine in Gaffney SC REMOVE YOUR MONEY

Businesses like Bank of America are the quintessence of how the free market is being replaced on a grand scale with an unsavory blend of business and Big Government. Capitalism has all but vanished from the American scene and it happened so gradually many don't realize it happened.

Restoring America and getting our free market system back won't be easy. It will require doing battle in earnest with Big Government in all areas where it rears its head — and in both parties — and consistently doing business only with those businesses that steer clear of political correctness.

Update on the Treynor / DHS propaganda exercise. Thanks for helping, but we're not done with them yet:

We forced the Treynor School system to back away from their phony joint drill with Homeland Security, but they are not done playing dirty. They claim it was our "threats" that made them cancel. In other words, they are still pretending we are violent racists. They obviously haven't learned their lesson yet.

So please write Kevin Elwood again and tell him you are not buying the story that they cancelled due to fear of threats.

Tell him that if they had believed conservatives were violent and posed a threat to the school, they would never have antagonized them by taking part in the phony propaganda effort with DHS.

And if the DHS really were afraid of conservatives who think illegal means illegal, then they would get off their duffs and do their job to keep out illegal immigrants, build a reliable fence at the border and stop releasing alien criminals onto our streets once they serve their prison terms.

After all, taking people's money in return for doing a job and then refusing to do that job might very well antagonize any group. In business, that would be deemed theft by breach of contract, and the party who reneged on the contract would be liable. The other party, no matter how pacifist, would be really steamed.

So don't pretend to be afraid of us.

You've proven convincingly that you're not.

Kevin Elwood is still at:

© Donald Hank


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Donald Hank

Until July of 2009, Don Hank was operating a technical translation agency out of his home in Wrightsville, PA. He is now retired and residing in Panama with his wife and daughter.

A former language teacher, he holds an undergraduate degree in French and German from Millersville State University (PA), a Master's degree in Russian language and literature from Kutztown State College (also in PA), has studied Chinese for 3 years in Taiwan at the Mandarin Training Center, and is self-taught in other languages, having logged a total of 8 years abroad in total immersion situations.

He is also the founder of Lancaster-York Non-Custodial Parents, a volunteer organization that provides Christian counseling for non-custodial parents.


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