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Wed May 9, 2012, 04:13 PM

Protests mark Bank of America meeting; four arrested

Source: USA Today

CHARLOTTE Four people were arrested Wednesday as they tried to force their way into the annual Bank of America shareholders' meeting in Charlotte. Police used a new ordinance to declare the gathering an extraordinary event subject to special restrictions.

Hundreds of people gathered on the streets as dozens of police officers worked to contain the protest.

Inside the auditorium at the company's headquarters, the protests continued. Shareholder after shareholder took the microphone to berate the bank for its handling of foreclosures, its investments in payday lenders, and also investments in the coal industry.

On stage, CEO Brian Moynihan's attempts at sidestepping hard questions or deflecting answers were met with loud jeers. Attendees shouted "amen" after anti-Bank of America (BAC) statements were made other shareholders.

Read more: http://www.usatoday.com/money/industries/banking/story/2012-05-09/bank-of-america-protests/54858490/1

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Response to IDemo (Original post)

Wed May 9, 2012, 04:24 PM

1. re:Protests mark Bank of America meeting; four arrested

hem. arrest even the share holders . hem. the orignal founder* bank of italy , sanfransico ca changed the name to bank of america during ww1) . mr gulianini would probably be turning in his grave . banks arnt above the law. and our grandmothers and grandfathers didnt trust banks and or credit for this very reason

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Wed May 9, 2012, 04:27 PM

2. The police should have been arresting the BOD and officers of this criminal enterprise

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Wed May 9, 2012, 05:01 PM

3. This is the strategy that all the anti-Apartheid organizers successfully used

World Wide to stop Big Corproations from aiding and ssisting the South African government. it too k a long time- actually decdes. And evetually it took the black people in So Africa to shed blood on the streets and in their homes. But change happened on account of protests, and more protests.

Change never comes easy.

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Response to IDemo (Original post)

Wed May 9, 2012, 05:02 PM

4. Fuck Bank of America

 

Bank of America is a criminal organization. Kudos to the disruptors.

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