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Our view is that what the bankers want is what they have asked for in court, and that is that members be thrown out.

-Tim Pryor

I would like to see all the walls of field of membership come down.

-Chuck Bruen

It's written in plain language. It's the first time we've done that.

-Melinda Love, NCUA

Time and money are the two resources in short supply. The difference is this-you know when you're out of money.

-Dr. Bill Quinn

Let me reassure you that when you see these giant, multi-billion, billion-dollar bank mergers, it is the last dying gasps of the dinosaurs.

-Dr. Oren Harari

We offer services that are a cross between the plain vanilla CU and the unusual.

-Teryl Springstead, California Feminist FCU

If you go the way of competition, it's going to be the big guys that survive.

-Michael Farkas

Some day we're gong to realize that FOM is a hopelessly flawed public policy.

-John Bley

We are pleased that the Supreme Court has agreed with the nation's banks that credit unions have enjoyed a free ride courtesy of the nation's taxpayers. -Kenneth Guenther

The banks are talking about taking themselves into the 21st century and talking about taking us back to the 19th century.

-Gary Kohn

Every place I go I find over and over again it's different circuses, same clowns.

-Robert Petrello

For courts this is a matter of law, for banks this is a matter of profit, for credit unions this is a matter of survival, and for consumers it's a matter of choice.

-Jim Guretzky

We lost everything. Our friends, our co-workers. Everything.

-A.S. Okello after Kenyan bombing

The pope and I have something in common. I'm married to a Republican so I also spent 1994 celibate.

-James Carville

Twenty percent of America has no idea what a credit union is.

-Frank Luntz

Credit unions have dropped the ball all along in educating membership to stay in the political arena.

-Judy Santos

We're never more vulnerable to complacency than when we're at the height of our success.

-Dr. Kevin Freiberg (c) 2007 The Credit Union Journal and SourceMedia, Inc. All Rights Reserved. http://www.cujournal.com http://www.sourcemedia.com

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