Regarding Jim Blaine's Opinion presented in the April 21, 2004 Credit Union Times: Thank you Jim, that took guts. You are a stand-up guy in my eyes. I would have approached the subject differently, but be very clear, I feel the same way. When it comes to credit unions, bankers are interested in only one thing – no credit unions. If banks win, consumers will lose. So, let's move on and do everything possible to assure the future of credit unions is not determined by bankers. Eldon Arnold President/CEO CEFCU Peoria, Ill.

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