Published: Monday, June 29 2009 12:00 a.m. MDT
Yeah, or maybe that had nothing to do with it.Does EVERY situation have to
be aligned with some sort of BOM scripture?Joe
Too bad we do not have the harsh laws that China does for white collar crime
since Madoff would have been certainly executed by now.I would like
Madoff to get quartered as a form of execution like the Spaniards did during the
Does anyone remember the prison conditions for Al Capone? Do you think prison
will be prison for someone with as much influence and money as Bernard Madoff?
Think again. Madoff won't be free to come and go, but his life will still be
one of luxury compared to so many others. As soon as the dust settles, his
attorneys will be going for appeals and this man won't end up serving a full
sentence. I don't understand why he ended up with a such a harsh sentence
though. I mean, really. He's a thief. He stole a LOT of money from a LOT of
people, but he didn't kill anyone. Murderers get sentences of 10 years
sometimes. And like a lot of others have stated here - he didn't do this all by
Madoff.....150 Yrs is a long time....couldn't have happened to a nicer
May you live a long and miserable life with your fellow cons.
Madoff or Obama....same difference!Obama has stolen $5 Trillion in
100 days while Madoff stole only $500 Billion in 30 years....lets give Obama
1500 years right along side Bubba!!
It's nice too know that he will be spending a lot of time in a "GATED
that all the liberals want to use Madoff as their typical "see what happens when
rich people run things, they rip people off and conservatives are evil" and the
fact of the matter was this guy was a DEMOCRAT and generally gave to the party
and its causes. It might be good for all to check their stereotypes at the door
before sounding off (and I'm neither a Republican or Democrat but find it really
funny all the name calling that goes on these posts without any knowledge to
back up their opinions).
Interesting. 150 yrs for a Ponzi scheme that went south. The similarities to
social security are striking. (That is, new investors pay off old investors.)
Who will be thrown to the wolves when social security goes the same way? I'm
not sure that we've got a jail cell large enough to hold them all.
Re: Madoff and Obama | 1:48 p.m. June 29, 2009 Where did you get
your figures? I'm guessing Limbaugh or Hannidy might have thrown that number out
a few times? Did it occur to you that neither of your "heroes" even have a
college degree? Why would you listen with such conviction to a couple of
blowhards with just a High School education backing them up? Oh, and our
education system is in such great shape to be putting out people who shape
others opinions...Take a little bit of truth, stretch it out to fit your
current talking points, ad in some lies and spin it to fit your agenda. It is a
great formula...Maybe I should go write for those clowns, bet the money is
Just think... If this were the previous administration, Bernie would've gotten a
bailout & a pardon.
To this individual, this is only the earthly judgement, wait until he gets
across to the other side of life!I dont think he will last 10 years.
What about the scam artists in Congress? Running a 50 year ponzi-scheme called
How do we keep him alive so he can serve out the whole 150?
Looks like he "Madoff" like a bandit, right? Get it? Haha. Maybe NOW he'll
understand what breaking the law will do.
These are the type of people(Madoff) that are the ones truly responsible for the
current economic crisis, not Bush, Obama, or Pelosi. It is the greed of the
corporate world that has ruined America's economy.
We should be praising Madoff and not sending him to jail. He is a pure
capitalist. People were dumb enough to buy into what he was selling and he made
millions off it. He is no different than bottled water companies or Gold's Gym
(they're still taking my money and I haven't been in years). If we as consumers
are stupid, we deserve to lose our money. The government should not be
prosecuting this guy, he should be our nation's chief economic advisor. We need
someone to help us make money off the rest of the world the way Madoff off his
investors. After all what are the other countries going to do when they realize
they can't get their money back? Attack us?
re: SCUM | 3:58 p.m. June 29, 2009 //How do we keep him alive so he
can serve out the whole 150?//Keep him away from Jack Kevorkian.
RE: Rush O'Hannidy | 3:25 p.m. June 29, 2009Judging from the way YOU
spelled "Hannidy" your not to educated yourself!!!
I refused to sell security's because the SEC harassed and intimidated our sales
force. Several agents quit or were fired for not living up to SEC
standards. Missing a one percentage point on a portfolio could bring
thousands of dollars fines.While the SEC harassed small players like
us, these billion dollar crooks were raping and pillaging investors.How many SEC employees have been fired? none..How many SEC
employees have been fined? none..Madoff was an SEC administrator.
And he made them look like the fools they are.Hypocrisy and
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