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Bank of America to McMillan Rifles: 'Drop dead'
The Truth About Guns ^ | 4/20/12 | Zimmerman

Posted on 04/20/2012 12:28:36 PM PDT by pabianice

[UPDATE: In an email late this evening, Ryan McMillan has confirmed the validity of this story.]

When the Bank of America was founded back in 1904, no one ever thought that it would one day truly be the Bank of America. As in (partially) government owned. Just like Government Motors, Chrysler, the entire student loan industry and more, the federal government’s insatiable grasping tentacles are woven throughout one of the world’s largest commercial bank and brokerage operations. And as has always been true, if you take the king’s shilling, you’re damned well going to do his bidding. The folks at McMillan found out recently that means some kinds of business are no longer wanted . . .

From McMillan’s Facebook page via reddit:

Today Mr. Ray Fox, Senior Vice President, Marlet Manager, Business Banking, Global Commercial Banking came to my office. He scheduled the meeting as an “account analysis” meeting in order to evaluate the two lines of credit we have with them. He spent 5 minutes talking about how McMillan has changed in the last 5 years and have become more of a firearms manufacturer than a supplier of accessories. At this point I interrupted him and asked “Can I possibly save you some time so that you don’t waste your breath? What you are going to tell me is that because we are in the firearms manufacturing business you no longer want my business.” “That is correct” he says. I replied “That is okay, we will move our accounts as soon as possible. We can find a 2nd Amendment friendly bank that will be glad to have our business. You won’t mind if I tell the NRA, SCI and everyone one I know that BofA is not firearms industry friendly?” “You have to do what you must” he said. “So you are telling me this is a politically motivated decision, is that right?” Mr Fox confirmed that it was. At which point I told him that the meeting was over and there was nothing let for him to say.

I think it is import for all Americans who believe in and support our 2nd amendment right to keep and bare arms should know when a business does not support these rights. What you do with that knowledge is up to you. When I don’t agree with a business’ political position I can not in good conscience support them. We will soon no longer be accepting Bank of America credit cards as payment for our products. Kelly D. McMillan Director of Operations McMillan Group International, LLC 623-582-9635 1638 W Knudsen Dr Phoenix, Arizona 85027 McMillan Integrity-Global Vision

TOPICS: Business/Economy
KEYWORDS: banglist; bankofamerica; boa; bofa; democrats; liberalfascism
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To: seekthetruth


61 posted on 04/22/2012 4:50:34 AM PDT by left that other site
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To: pabianice

When a business refusing to deal with people that are perverted homosexuals. That business is attacked by the federal gov on the grounds of discrimination. So what is the difference here?

62 posted on 04/22/2012 4:56:51 AM PDT by DMG2FUN
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To: pabianice
We use Chase Bank, I hope they have no connection to BoA.
63 posted on 04/22/2012 5:52:03 AM PDT by Ditter
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To: pabianice

I have intensely disliked BOA for almost 50 years, and never miss an opportunity to bad mouth them.

It would serve BOA well if by withdrawing their business, pro-2A folks caused the bank to go bust!

We desperately need a list of pro-2A banks!

64 posted on 04/22/2012 6:42:55 AM PDT by Taxman (So that the beautiful pressure does not diminish!)
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To: pabianice

I clicked my way over here to post this link.

Bank of America to gun company: Find another bank

NRA is gonna jump all over this. Close all BOA accounts!

65 posted on 04/22/2012 7:07:15 AM PDT by Chunga85 ("Foreclosure Fraud", TARP, "Fight Club Lawyer", Bailout)
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To: editor-surveyor
Not that I doubt your assertion, FRend, but where is there a source for the original B of A being named Bank of Italy ?
66 posted on 04/22/2012 8:09:53 AM PDT by Eric in the Ozarks
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To: Donnafrflorida

Another friend told me the same thing. I didn’t know about illegals being welcomed without ID, but did end a couple accounts years ago. Just had one credit card but it will be ended in another week following the auto balance pay I have set up. Will then call and cancel and let them know why.:)

67 posted on 04/22/2012 8:27:40 AM PDT by seekthetruth (I want a Commander In Chief who honors and supports our Military!)
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To: Chipper; Chickensoup; ExSoldier; seekthetruth; pabianice; oldenuff2no; BCR #226; OneWingedShark; ...
Not sure about mobile home but USAA bank is the best bank in the world IMHO. You have to be prior military for P&C but ANYONE can use the bank. We have had accounts there since they started banking services in the mid 1980s & have never had a bad thing to say.
68 posted on 04/22/2012 8:54:25 AM PDT by GILTN1stborn
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To: Eric in the Ozarks

Are you some kind of nut?

What do you mean by ‘source?’

Anyone that has lived near San Francisco longer than just the hippie era knows that the original BofA is really the renamed Bank of Italy.

69 posted on 04/22/2012 12:04:50 PM PDT by editor-surveyor
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To: ridesthemiles
“Keep and bare arms” How about Keep and BEAR arms?

Just a bit of error that bugs me.

Well, you can't just flash a weapon just anywhere.

70 posted on 04/22/2012 12:13:45 PM PDT by Chaguito
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To: seekthetruth

Thanks for the ping.

I had absolutely no idea that such profiling existed in the banking industry.

If I had an account, I would cancel it. I will forward this to some folks I know that do business with BOA.

71 posted on 04/22/2012 12:32:00 PM PDT by berdie
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To: Chickensoup
I have several different cards. I have no balance on any of them. This is just in case stuff, if I see something that works, I can access easy quick monies.

Your original post sounded like you only had 1 card :~)

72 posted on 04/22/2012 4:37:08 PM PDT by EVO X
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To: BornFreeDie-N-Debt

It’s important to know that the obligations to pay balances due may be passed on to your heirs.

73 posted on 04/22/2012 4:37:23 PM PDT by Balding_Eagle (Liberals, at their core, are aggressive & dangerous to everyone around them,)
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To: editor-surveyor
My family did business with B of A in the 1950s via their overseas branches.

The bank was called Bank of America for as long as anyone in the foreign service or military knew of.

I was looking for some historical notes, perhaps from the bank itself.
ps; lighten up.

74 posted on 04/22/2012 6:02:55 PM PDT by Eric in the Ozarks
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To: GILTN1stborn
I've had USAA for my vehicle insurance since 1978. AWESOME, I'll admit. But I need a local bank to deposit cash and checks into so I don't think it would be convenient.
75 posted on 04/22/2012 7:01:42 PM PDT by ExSoldier (Stand up and be counted... OR LINE UP AND BE NUMBERED...)
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To: seekthetruth

I have everything with BOA...too many ties Home Equity line for a few years if I want it....can’t change now...

76 posted on 04/23/2012 6:18:18 AM PDT by Fawn (This site is soooooo sloooooowwwwww)
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To: Eric in the Ozarks


77 posted on 04/23/2012 9:17:19 AM PDT by The Bugler
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To: ExSoldier

I hope they actually paid interest in addition to the gun package.

78 posted on 04/23/2012 11:42:48 AM PDT by jjm2111
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To: The Bugler

I found it.

79 posted on 04/23/2012 12:05:02 PM PDT by Eric in the Ozarks
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To: pabianice

Cancelled BOA credit card and closed BOA accounts....and passed it on.

80 posted on 04/23/2012 12:07:00 PM PDT by rxtn41
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