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Bank Employees Accused Of Being Racist For Working On MLK Day [Racists!!]
Godlikeproductions ^ | January 16, 2012

Posted on 01/16/2012 2:55:39 PM PST by upchuck

After a Martin Luther King Jr. Day observance at Burlington’s City Hall Contois Auditorium Monday, about a dozen demonstrators marched on the TD Bank branch just down the street to protest the bank’s opening on the holiday.

The marchers briefly gathered in front of the bank, then tried to enter. Moments after the group arrived, Patrick Brown, director of the Burlington Multicultural Resource Center, said he would hand leaflets to bank tellers protesting the bank’s hours Monday. The leaflet read: “Dear TD Bank, you are defying the King holiday. Shame, Shame, Shame. This is a racist act. Shame, Shame, Shame.


TOPICS: Business/Economy; Constitution/Conservatism; Culture/Society; News/Current Events; US: Vermont
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A business being open on Martin Luther King Day is Racist? That word has lost all its meaning.

More info at the Burlington Free Press which can't be posted on FR, their loss.

1 posted on 01/16/2012 2:55:43 PM PST by upchuck
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To: upchuck
Send them to Re-Education Camp like the North Koreans who didn't show up to Dear Leader's funeral or who didn't cry loudly enough.
2 posted on 01/16/2012 2:58:16 PM PST by Opinionated Blowhard ("When the people find they can vote themselves money, that will herald the end of the republic.")
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To: upchuck

Time to lock and load!!


3 posted on 01/16/2012 2:58:54 PM PST by The Old Commander (Where is Madam dufarge when we need her?)
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To: upchuck

Time to lock and load!!


4 posted on 01/16/2012 2:58:54 PM PST by The Old Commander (Where is Madam dufarge when we need her?)
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To: upchuck

Time to lock and load!!


5 posted on 01/16/2012 2:59:11 PM PST by The Old Commander (Where is Madam dufarge when we need her?)
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To: upchuck

Funny how they chose a bank. I din’t see any business in my area closed for Martin Luther King Day. Grocery stores, hardware stores, home stores, restaurants, etc. all open normal hours.

It is because of things like this I don’t believe anyone when they pull the race card.


6 posted on 01/16/2012 3:01:02 PM PST by matt04
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To: upchuck

When we eat chicken, my wife doesn’t like the dark meat. I think it means she’s racist. ;)


7 posted on 01/16/2012 3:02:08 PM PST by cuban leaf (Were doomed! Details at eleven.)
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To: Opinionated Blowhard

Wonder if they picketed KFC


8 posted on 01/16/2012 3:02:51 PM PST by Palio di Siena
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To: upchuck

Morons...these race whores see racism everywhere, enough already!


9 posted on 01/16/2012 3:02:56 PM PST by JrsyJack (a healthy dose of buckshot will probably get you the last word in any argument.)
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To: upchuck

TD Bank is our bank. Like them and like them more now.


10 posted on 01/16/2012 3:05:11 PM PST by NewHampshireDuo
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To: The Old Commander

Martin Luther King lived in America.
These assclowns think they live in North Korea or Cuba...


11 posted on 01/16/2012 3:05:11 PM PST by SECURE AMERICA (Where can I sign up for the New American Revolution and the Crusades 2012?)
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To: upchuck

It’s an election year, anything and everything is potentially racist. Cue Jesse Jackson.


12 posted on 01/16/2012 3:06:03 PM PST by RC one (the majority of republicans agree, anyone but Romney.)
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To: upchuck

I wonder how much these federal holidays cost us. Gotta figure, there are a lot of federal employees getting the day off with pay and they’ve made sure they’re all on Monday so they do get the day off.


13 posted on 01/16/2012 3:07:53 PM PST by cripplecreek (Stand with courage or shut up and do as you're told.)
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To: SECURE AMERICA

The day is fast approaching where there will be a black version of “The Red Guards.”


14 posted on 01/16/2012 3:08:52 PM PST by dfwgator (Don't wake up in a roadside ditch. Get rid of Romney.)
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To: upchuck

TD Bank took over my local bank last year. At the time it irked me. Big bank takeover of small banks. Corporatism, cronyism, all that stuff, yada yada yada.

Well, I have appreciated the fact that they have more open hours - Saturdays for instance, and some holidays. Like today. And now that I know the NAACP has marched on a TD Bank for being open on MLK Day, I believe I will keep my account there. Not because I disrespect MLK. While I may not have agreed with his ideology as a whole, his accomplishments to bring true liberty to Black Americans is inarguable. But to tick off the NAACP for besmerching his memory by abusing it to bully businesses and other races and communities to submit to their agenda.

No, NAACP, we don’t bow to you. Thank you, TD Bank for setting a standard. I hope the way YOU honor Dr. King’s memory catches on, and supplants the way the NAACP SHAMES it.


15 posted on 01/16/2012 3:09:22 PM PST by patriot preacher
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To: upchuck

and if bank doesn’t grant a home lone they’re redlining and if they give a loan to someone without the means to repay, they’re predatory lenders.

does that about cover it?


16 posted on 01/16/2012 3:12:12 PM PST by WOBBLY BOB (Congress: Looting the future to bribe the present.)
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To: RC one

In Michigan today, Al Sharpton was protesting our “racist” emergency financial manager law outside Governor Snyder’s house.


17 posted on 01/16/2012 3:12:32 PM PST by cripplecreek (Stand with courage or shut up and do as you're told.)
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To: patriot preacher
No, NAACP, we don’t bow to you.

Amen, patriot preacher.

I've posted this in another thread and I think it merits another mention here.

As a young, idealistic (and utterly naive) college student in the early 1960's, I was actually a card-carrying, dues-paying member of the NAACP. For several months, I actually believed in that organization. Reality finally set in as I learned more about it from within the belly of the beast. It was a Communist outfit from the very top to the bottom. I ultimately transferred to a Conservative Christian college and fled from my dalliance with the NAACP, returning to my roots and actively campaigned and voted for AuH20 in the 1964 race. I will forever regret supporting the utterly racist, totally corrupt NAACP during my brief era of youthful ignorance.

18 posted on 01/16/2012 3:15:21 PM PST by re_nortex (DP...that's what I like about Texas.)
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To: cripplecreek

How did he get a holiday to start with and a Mao statue on the mall and a whole damn black month.


19 posted on 01/16/2012 3:15:54 PM PST by Sacajaweau
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To: upchuck

TD Bank? That’s Toronto Dominion Bank, a CANADIAN bank you clowns and a business. Almost every company here in L.A. is open except for the union-controlled post office and library.


20 posted on 01/16/2012 3:16:00 PM PST by max americana (Obama is a POS)
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To: matt04

Bump.


21 posted on 01/16/2012 3:16:05 PM PST by upchuck (Let's have the Revolution NOW before we get dumbed down to the point that we can't.)
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To: upchuck

I know what I would have said to them had I been a teller and I guarantee you it wouldn’t have been PC and would have gotten me fired, but I would have enjoyed myself saying it.


22 posted on 01/16/2012 3:18:01 PM PST by Sudetenland (Anybody but Obama!!!!)
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To: matt04

To paraphrase famed bank robber Willie Sutton, they choose a bank because that’s where the money is. It’s ALL about the Benjamins with these “activists.”


23 posted on 01/16/2012 3:18:42 PM PST by JennysCool (My hypocrisy goes only so far)
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To: max americana

Blame Canada!


24 posted on 01/16/2012 3:18:59 PM PST by dfwgator (Don't wake up in a roadside ditch. Get rid of Romney.)
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To: upchuck

Sitting at my desk, working, at the bank I work for here in Alabama. The State of Alabama observes MLK’s birthday AND Robert E. Lee’s birthday on the same day.

We fear that if we open on MLK’s birthday, someone will accuse us of celebrating Robert E. Lee’s birthday. ;)


25 posted on 01/16/2012 3:19:39 PM PST by RatRipper (I'll ride a turtle to work every day before I buy anything from Government Motors.)
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To: upchuck
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26 posted on 01/16/2012 3:22:43 PM PST by SkyDancer ("If You Want To Learn To Love Better, You Should Start With A Friend Who You Hate")
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To: upchuck

All those NBA players racist for working today?


27 posted on 01/16/2012 3:37:08 PM PST by Proud2BeRight
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To: Sudetenland

You and I brother! I would have also remineded them that it’s correctly called Washingtn’s Birthday, not the PC MLK Day.


28 posted on 01/16/2012 3:39:33 PM PST by SandRat (Duty - Honor - Country! What else needs said?)
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To: upchuck

Rush talked about this very thing this morning. He said he will be called a racist because he worked today.


29 posted on 01/16/2012 3:41:25 PM PST by fish hawk (Tebow or Rodman, who would I like to introduce my grandson to? MMmmmmmm)
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To: upchuck

MLK has his own day?


30 posted on 01/16/2012 3:41:57 PM PST by Leep
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To: upchuck

I worked today and made $120 dollars (before MLK taxes).


31 posted on 01/16/2012 3:43:57 PM PST by Dallas59 (President Robert Gibbs 2009-2011)
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To: upchuck

the word racism was devised to destroy this country, and it is.


32 posted on 01/16/2012 3:43:57 PM PST by television is just wrong
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To: The Old Commander

Yep! Unfortunately, Americans no longer have the inner strength.


33 posted on 01/16/2012 3:48:34 PM PST by AEMILIUS PAULUS (It is a shame that when these people give a riot)
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To: re_nortex

Barry Goldwater was a member of the NAACP, at least for a time.


34 posted on 01/16/2012 3:57:14 PM PST by Verginius Rufus
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To: Proud2BeRight

Good one.


35 posted on 01/16/2012 3:59:43 PM PST by freedomtrail (EEOC- Eventual Elimination Of Caucasians)
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To: upchuck
Today isn't Martin Luther King's birthday anyway--he was born on January 15.

Today is Albert Pujols' birthday though.

36 posted on 01/16/2012 4:02:00 PM PST by Verginius Rufus
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To: Verginius Rufus

Wait til they move the 4th of July to the first Monday of July.


37 posted on 01/16/2012 4:06:05 PM PST by morphing libertarian
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To: SandRat

Isnt Lincoln’s birday Feb 12 and Washington’s Feb 22? Those are the celebrations we recognize.


38 posted on 01/16/2012 4:07:10 PM PST by Chickensoup (In the 20th century 200 million people were killed by their own governments.)
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To: Proud2BeRight
All those NBA players racist for working today?

The MAN is forcing them to.

The one that makes me puke is when they interview folks in the 'hood who proclaim "America has had many Presidents but only one King".

39 posted on 01/16/2012 4:08:37 PM PST by nascarnation (DEFEAT BARAQ 2012 DEPORT BARAQ 2013)
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To: Dallas59
Funny most of the protesters must be out of jobs or government workers.

Most of the blacks in our area are at the unrelenting and crashingly boring MLK Luncheons. God protect me from ever having to attend again.

40 posted on 01/16/2012 4:10:31 PM PST by Chickensoup (In the 20th century 200 million people were killed by their own governments.)
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To: cuban leaf

Did you know that over the years farmers have been breeding turkeys to have more white meat? How racist can you get! Boycott Butterball. No dark meat, no peace!


42 posted on 01/16/2012 4:21:05 PM PST by 6SJ7 (Meh.)
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To: upchuck

The employees were paid time and half overtime.

what business is it of theirs if a banks wants to be open on that day?

This just lends credence to the marxist label of mlk.


43 posted on 01/16/2012 4:21:11 PM PST by longtermmemmory (VOTE! http://www.senate.gov and http://www.house.gov)
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To: upchuck
well, i worked today... guess i'm one tooo
44 posted on 01/16/2012 4:34:00 PM PST by Chode (American Hedonist - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: upchuck

Whites must abandon their racist beliefs and traditions and adopt Black values.

It is demanded that they worship at the alters of the Black Affirmative Action Gods.

Failure to comply will doom them to carry the mark of the racist for eternity, or until they are successfully reprogrammed in government schools and camps.

/s


45 posted on 01/16/2012 4:41:34 PM PST by Iron Munro ("Don't pick a fight with an old man. If he is too old to fight he'll just kill you." John Steinbeck)
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To: SandRat

No, today IS MLK Day. The holiday now known unofficially as “Presidents Day” and officially GW’s Birthday, is celebrated on the third Monday of February. GW’s actual birthday was 2/22.

When I was a kid in school we got off for both Lincoln’s Birthday (2/12) and Washington’s Birthday (2/22). I believe Lincoln’s Birthday was forfeited as a federal holiday when they instituted MLK Day. Now, the only federal holidays NOT celebrated on a given Monday are Independence Day, Thanksgiving and Christmas.


46 posted on 01/16/2012 4:54:43 PM PST by EDINVA
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To: upchuck
MLK had a dream.

We can dream too.


47 posted on 01/16/2012 5:02:03 PM PST by Iron Munro ("Don't pick a fight with an old man. If he is too old to fight he'll just kill you." John Steinbeck)
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48 posted on 01/16/2012 5:06:29 PM PST by RedMDer (Forward With Confidence!)
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To: upchuck

Our office was open today but we closed for Lee/Jackson Day.

I suppose the “Burlington Multicultural Resource Center” would be doubly opposed to that, handing out twelve “shames” instead of a measly six.


49 posted on 01/16/2012 5:11:31 PM PST by SharpRightTurn ( White, black, and red all over--America's affirmative action, metrosexual president.)
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To: upchuck

What is the percentage of black people in Vermont? Vermont must be Racist!!!

I live here. It sucks being surrounded by liberals but the crime rate is very low and I can buy a gun any day of the week with zero paperwork...

Stay east and north of Marshfield and things aren’t too bad.


50 posted on 01/16/2012 5:21:28 PM PST by APatientMan (Pick a side)
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