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    Re: Bernard Madoff beat up in USA Prison

    Quote Originally Posted by TacticalEvilDan View Post
    He stole that money from a buncha people...
    Yup. He sure did.

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    Re: Bernard Madoff beat up in USA Prison

    Quote Originally Posted by apdst View Post
    While my heart doesn't exactly bleed for them, I don't think they're bad people for entering in to a proposition that they had no idea was a scam.

    It doesn't justify being ripped off, just because they made a risky investment.
    Nothing justifies them being ripped off but their own reckless behavior has consequences.

    Investing, potentially, millions of dollars with little research behind what your investing in is gigantically stupid.
    A $20 book or a free visit to an investing website would have saved them their heart ache.
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    Re: Bernard Madoff beat up in USA Prison

    Quote Originally Posted by Harry Guerrilla View Post
    Nothing justifies them being ripped off but their own reckless behavior has consequences.

    Investing, potentially, millions of dollars with little research behind what your investing in is gigantically stupid.
    A $20 book or a free visit to an investing website would have saved them their heart ache.
    Okay, his investors were stupid. So what? Does that change the fact that Bernie Madoff is a lying, cheating crook who lived an absurdly lavish lifestyle by bilking thousands of people out of their money?

    Bernie Madoff is the worst kind of person, in my opinion. A meglomaniacal greedy bastard who doesn't give a damn about anybody but himself. If he gets beat in prison, so be it. I could give a **** less about that asshole.

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    Re: Bernard Madoff beat up in USA Prison

    Quote Originally Posted by Ethereal View Post
    Okay, his investors were stupid. So what? Does that change the fact that Bernie Madoff is a lying, cheating crook who lived an absurdly lavish lifestyle by bilking thousands of people out of their money?

    Bernie Madoff is the worst kind of person, in my opinion. A meglomaniacal greedy bastard who doesn't give a damn about anybody but himself. If he gets beat in prison, so be it. I could give a **** less about that asshole.
    He's still a jack ass but no more than your average criminal.

    I just can't bring myself to cry for those that were screwed by him, they were mostly screwed by themselves, they had the majority of the power in that scenario and they chose to believe fanciful crap instead of making wiser choices.
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    Re: Bernard Madoff beat up in USA Prison

    Quote Originally Posted by Harry Guerrilla View Post
    Nothing justifies them being ripped off but their own reckless behavior has consequences.

    Investing, potentially, millions of dollars with little research behind what your investing in is gigantically stupid.
    A $20 book or a free visit to an investing website would have saved them their heart ache.
    That's very true. People who invested their life savings in a risky investment scheme, without doing research, were foolish, and probably greedy. There are, after all, working stiffs who have slaved a lifetime at menial jobs, and never had a life savings to foolishly blow.

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    Re: Bernard Madoff beat up in USA Prison

    Quote Originally Posted by Harry Guerrilla View Post
    Nothing justifies them being ripped off but their own reckless behavior has consequences.

    Investing, potentially, millions of dollars with little research behind what your investing in is gigantically stupid.
    A $20 book or a free visit to an investing website would have saved them their heart ache.
    That's right and that's why Bernie is in the joint and that's why I hav zero sympathy for him.
    Quote Originally Posted by Top Cat View Post
    At least Bill saved his transgressions for grown women. Not suggesting what he did was OK. But he didn't chase 14 year olds.

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    Re: Bernard Madoff beat up in USA Prison

    Quote Originally Posted by MyOwnDrum View Post
    That's very true. People who invested their life savings in a risky investment scheme, without doing research, were foolish, and probably greedy. There are, after all, working stiffs who have slaved a lifetime at menial jobs, and never had a life savings to foolishly blow.
    I have other opinions about those who can supposedly never save but yes they lost mostly to their own stupidity.

    A fool and his money are easily separated and this proves it.
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    Re: Bernard Madoff beat up in USA Prison

    Quote Originally Posted by MyOwnDrum View Post
    That's very true. People who invested their life savings in a risky investment scheme, without doing research, were foolish, and probably greedy. There are, after all, working stiffs who have slaved a lifetime at menial jobs, and never had a life savings to foolishly blow.

    And, that's because of the decisions they made.
    Quote Originally Posted by Top Cat View Post
    At least Bill saved his transgressions for grown women. Not suggesting what he did was OK. But he didn't chase 14 year olds.

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    Re: Bernard Madoff beat up in USA Prison

    Quote Originally Posted by apdst View Post
    So, you're saying it's ok to steal from, "greedy", people? What were saying about your, "society of law", just a few minutes ago?
    I never once said it was okay. I was clarifying your generalization.

    Quote Originally Posted by apdst View Post
    Prison isn't supposed to be a cake walk. That's why it's called punishment. When you're in prison, you already know before you et there that you're going to be housed with a bunch of animals. Because you'r being housed with a bunch of animals, you have to expect them to exhibit this kind of behavior. Don't want to deal with that? Don't break the law. It ain't rocket science.
    Of course prison isn't supposed to be a cake walk.

    That aside, the idea that going to prison means being housed with a bunch of animals is a broad generalization which is demonstrably untrue in a variety of facilities across the country.

    That said, if we lock up someone with "a bunch of animals" as a punishment instead of just, you know, locking them up, then we're little better than animals ourselves.
    I'm already gearing up for Finger Vote 2014.

    Just for reference, means my post was a giant steaming pile of sarcasm.

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    Re: Bernard Madoff beat up in USA Prison

    Quote Originally Posted by Ethereal View Post
    Who cares if he's old? He's still an evil piece of ****.
    Who cares if he's an evil piece of ****?

    He's still a human being and deserves to be treated like one.
    I'm already gearing up for Finger Vote 2014.

    Just for reference, means my post was a giant steaming pile of sarcasm.

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