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Occupy Pittsburgh Causes Abrupt Closure Of Downtown PNC Bank
WTAE ^ | October 27, 2011

Posted on 10/27/2011 7:18:05 AM PDT by rightwingintelligentsia

PITTSBURGH -- A downtown PNC Bank branch abruptly closed Wednesday afternoon when members of Occupy Pittsburgh said they went inside to open accounts and were denied.

Channel 4 Action News’ Keith Jones reported that five people involved with Occupy Pittsburgh told him employees locked the doors once they went inside the branch at Fifth Avenue and Market Street.

But investigators said the bank denied them accounts because they couldn't provide identification and didn't have any money.

"We didn't come here to cause any trouble. We came here to open accounts and this is the way they treated private citizens," said Jim Bluethunder, of Occupy Pittsburgh.

Protesters outside the bank said it was their goal to "shut down a bank."

(Excerpt) Read more at wtae.com ...


TOPICS: Business/Economy; Miscellaneous; Politics/Elections; US: Pennsylvania
KEYWORDS: bank; occupy; ows

1 posted on 10/27/2011 7:18:16 AM PDT by rightwingintelligentsia
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

“to open accounts”... Yeah, right. With no ID, and no money. It was all a setup to try to start trouble. Lest we forget- the “occupy” folks hate banks.


2 posted on 10/27/2011 7:22:33 AM PDT by TheBattman (They exchanged the truth about God for a lie and worshiped and served the creature...)
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To: rightwingintelligentsia
But investigators said the bank denied them accounts because they couldn't provide identification and didn't have any money

But I'm sure they are registered voters!

3 posted on 10/27/2011 7:22:56 AM PDT by Mr. Bird
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

Their goal was to make a scene and start trouble. Being arrested for trespassing is payment for achieving that goal.


4 posted on 10/27/2011 7:24:00 AM PDT by Personal Responsibility (Get ready for an aberration of epic proportions! - Herman Cain 2012)
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

Get a haircut and find a real job.


5 posted on 10/27/2011 7:28:52 AM PDT by Paladin2
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To: rightwingintelligentsia
If they had any concept of economics and why they're “oppressed” they'd be shutting down Carnegie Mellon, Pitt, Chatham, Duequesne and the other high priced diploma mills that landed them so deep in debt.
6 posted on 10/27/2011 7:33:15 AM PDT by South Hawthorne (In Memory of my dear Friend Henry Lee II)
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To: Owl_Eagle

Right on!!


7 posted on 10/27/2011 7:36:35 AM PDT by surroundedbyblue (Live the message of Fatima - pray & do penance!)
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To: rightwingintelligentsia
We didn't come here to cause any trouble

This guy is a big, fat liar. But of course - he's a liberal.

8 posted on 10/27/2011 7:38:49 AM PDT by MEGoody (Ye shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free.)
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To: rightwingintelligentsia
"We didn't come here to cause any trouble. We came here to open accounts and this is the way they treated private citizens," said Jim Bluethunder, of Occupy Pittsburgh.

That outrage and serious violation of basic human rights is being, Comrade Bluethunder.

Sure to raising issue at next Politburo meeting. KGB for interested will be certain.

Running dog capitalists and international Zionist bankers and their lackeys must bow to the will of the proletariat.

My solidarity with your Peoples' struggle, she will be express at next glorious celebration of Great October Revolution Day, comrade.

9 posted on 10/27/2011 7:58:35 AM PDT by Zeppo ("Happy Pony is on - and I'm NOT missing Happy Pony")
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10 posted on 10/27/2011 8:09:25 AM PDT by TheOldLady (FReepmail me to get ON or OFF the ZOT LIGHTNING ping list)
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

You don’t need a pair of X-ray Specs to see through this sham ...


11 posted on 10/27/2011 8:09:57 AM PDT by IronJack (=)
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

Pittsburgh is in some ways the ancestral home of the obnoxious bank protest.

Back in the early 80’s they used to protest “Mellon the Felon” by taking out safe deposit boxes and locking dead fish in there to rot.

Those protests were organized by a local minister, who was actually the brother of actor David Soul of Starsky and Hutch fame.

A lot of the same union agitator types were behind both protests.


12 posted on 10/27/2011 8:15:48 AM PDT by Buckeye McFrog
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To: Buckeye McFrog

Check this out:

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2798900/posts
Riots in the 1930s (instigated by unions)


13 posted on 10/28/2011 12:06:26 AM PDT by TenthAmendmentChampion (I have a job; therefore I am in the 1%.)
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