The Bernard Madoff Scandal
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My sense of justice vs legal ethics goes a bit askew when it comes to sex offenders. On the one hand, I believe in crime and punishment as well as rehabilitation; on the other hand, I don't know many other crimes that are so offensive to the soul. In Georgia, sex offenders were pushed literally the edges of society, sent to an unsupervised and unofficial camp colony in the woods because of th ...
Despite denials by the Federal Bureau of Prisons, stories continue to circulate that Bernie Madoff has cancer . More than a few people have suggested that he is getting what "he deserves" and that this is his "punishment from God". Of course, if that is true, then we would also have to accept that all those people whose lives were turned inside out and upside down by Madoff's thievery were also ...
I told you on Friday that a friend and CC blog reader from North Carolina said Bernie Madoff has cancer. The New York Post reported it this morning, and the story is getting weird. Assuming the story is true, let me put a question to you: how do we pray for a bad man like Bernie Madoff? Do we pray that he will recover from his cancer? Do we pray that he will use this time to get right with ...
This morning the New York Post reported that Bernie Madoff , the Ponzi schemist who's serving 150 years for swindling $65 billion, is ill with pancreatic cancer. This afternoon the Prison Bureau released a statement , "While the NY Post story is full of inaccuracies, and we can't specifically address all of them, we can tell you that Bernie Madoff is not terminally ill, and has not be ...
Here's an irresponsible rumor I'm launching into the blogosphere, courtesy of a friend in North Carolina: A couple of my long-term customer friends are prison guards at Butner (just north of Durham ) where they sent Bernie Madoff. One of the guards, [name redacted], was in my shop this week, and I got to ask him about his life with Bernie. He told me it's an open secret in the Butner facility t ...
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