Willie Sutton robbed banks — Trump is worse — he’s letting the banks rob their customers. The CFPB is trying to corral the pay-day check cashing predators. Trump wants to continue the shake-down and give the jackals a tax break. By suing Trump, New York’s Lower East Side People’s Federal Credit Union is making itself a target of the entire Trump regime and its rightwing Brownshirts.
Our response, don’t just stand by the credit union, become a member. Pull your cash away from the banker snakes that bite you and deposit your funds in a non-profit credit union that protects you. If you’re in New York, open an account at the People’s Federal Credit Union — open to all small businesses and most residents of the city. Even better, GET A LOAN from People’s — banker for Occupy Wall Street — so you don’t get ripped off — and your funds go to the resistance.
[Disclosure: The CEO of the Peoples bank is my dearly beloved ex. But that’s another story.]
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