Here's an email that I received today I thought it was interesting...
A conversation between a Customer and Bank of America
Bank: This is the Bank of America, can I help you?
Customer: Yes, I want to cancel my account. I don't want to do business with you any longer.
Customer: You're giving credit to illegal immigrants and I don't think it's right. I'm taking my business elsewhere.
Bank: Well, Mr. Customer, we don't want to see you do that, but we can't stop you. I'll help you close the account. What is your account number?
Customer: (gives account number)
Bank: For security purposes and for your protection,can you please give me the last four digits of your social security number?
Bank: Mr. Customer, I need to verify your information, but in order to help you, I'll need verification of who you are.
Customer: Why should I give you my social security number? The reason I'm closing my account is that your bank is issuing credit cards to illegal immigrants who don't have social security numbers.
You are targeting that audience and want their business. Let's say I'm an illegal immigrant and you've given me a credit card. I have a question about it and call for assistance. You wouldn't be asking me for a Social Security number, would you?
Bank: No sir, I wouldn't.
Customer: Why not?
Bank: Because you would have pressed '2' to speak in Spanish. We don't ask for that information when calling in on the Spanish line.
< FONT face=Arial color=black size=2>CHECK THIS OUT ON SNOPES!!!!! IT'S TRUE!!!!!!
Dunno if the following is true, but it sounds plausible. I couldn't find anything on snopes.com about it.
The pendulum swings both ways...
I am hoping you have the opportunity to read this e-mail regarding the
utter frustration we as English-speaking Americans experience daily.
Hopefully, this will go beyond just an e-mail. Send it to everyone in your
address book... outrageous
This is an experience that happened to my wife on April 1, 2007, in
Denver County Traffic Court, Denver, Colorado.
She had to appear in traffic court as a result of a speeding ticket. She
was speeding and knew she would have a fine to pay. We have no problem with
that. The rest of the court experience, however, is something we should all
stand up and take exception to and ask what is happening to the United
She was asked to be in court by 4:30PM that day, with which she
complied. However, when she got there, it was announced that all non-English
speaking persons with traffic violations would be taken care of first. The
reasoning being that the interpreter leaves every day at the same time and
does not stay late. So a reward for not speaking English is one gets to go
the front of the line.
Next, the non-English speaking individuals do not have driver's licenses
or insurance. Never was it asked why they did not have licenses, what they
were doing to get licenses or insurance. What they were given for driving
without a license was a $35 fine. Since many of them did not have $35 they
were also given payment terms. So, they are granted another reward for not
having the money to pay the fines.
My wife, who was born in Denver, Colorado, raised here, and lived here
all her life, was given a $249 fine for her speeding ticket, was not given
payment terms, and had to wait until all the non-English speaking, aliens
were treated first.
If I understand this correctly:
* Let's never require the non -English speaking individuals who live in
this country to learn English.
* Let's never require they become citizens of this United States of
* Let's never require them to get driver's licenses and pray they never
kill someone on the road with their driving.
* Let's never require them to get automobile insurance, so that all of
us who do will pay higher and higher premiums for non-insured driver
* Let's make sure that those of us who do get injured by these
individuals pay higher and higher health insurance premiums.
* Let's make sure those who can pay their fines, pay big ones to
subsidize all those little $35 fines on payment plans.
* Let's make sure we never inconvenience them and let's never
inconvenience the interpreters in this country who may have to work late.
Our Country is eroding every day right before our eyes. No country in
the world has ever survived having 2 major languages. We are heading down
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“Of all tyrannies, a tyranny exercised for the good of its victims may be the most oppressive. It may be better to live under robber barons than under omnipotent moral busybodies. The robber baron’s cruelty may sometimes sleep, his cupidity may at some point be satiated; but those who torment us for our own good will torment us without end, for they do so with the approval of their consciences.” –C.S. Lewis
So sad, makes me want to scam good ol' bank of America. If we could get about 20 illegals together with $500 in credit cards........thats a shopping spree. It would be so easy. Its not like the illegals will get negative credit ratings, they would just have to lie about their real name. They would never be able to trace them.