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Bernie Madoff Could Be Barred From Son's Funeral
FoxNews.com ^ | December 12, 2010 | Associated Press and Newscore

Posted on 12/12/2010 12:41:40 PM PST by ColdOne

Bernie Madoff could be barred from attending his son Mark's funeral, according to rules at the North Carolina prison where he's serving his 150-year sentence, the New York Post reported Sunday.

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1 posted on 12/12/2010 12:41:41 PM PST by ColdOne
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To: ColdOne

OF course you can murder someone in NC and be back out on the street in a couple of years.


2 posted on 12/12/2010 12:43:08 PM PST by ladyjane
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To: ColdOne

Let him go...maybe there’s another Lee Harvey Oswald out there...


3 posted on 12/12/2010 12:46:19 PM PST by GOPsterinMA
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To: ColdOne
Bernie Madoff Could Be Barred From Son's Funeral

life's a b!tch ain't it Boiny.

4 posted on 12/12/2010 12:46:45 PM PST by Vaquero ("an armed society is a polite society" Robert A. Heinlein.)
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To: ColdOne
Bernie Madoff could be barred from attending his son Mark's funeral, according to rules at the North Carolina prison where he's serving his 150-year sentence, the New York Post reported Sunday.

The way I see it, his son would have to live to about 190 for Bernie to be able to attend his funeral if he serves his full sentence.

The guy is in prison for crying out loud, he should have thought of such things like attending funeral before he broke the law.

5 posted on 12/12/2010 12:48:34 PM PST by EGPWS (Trust in God, question everyone else)
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To: GOPsterinMA

The language is biased. Shouldn’t it be more like “Government doesn’t have funds to take prisoner Madoff on guarded trip to son’s funeral.”


6 posted on 12/12/2010 12:50:15 PM PST by HiTech RedNeck (I am in America but not of America (per bible: am in the world but not of it))
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To: ladyjane
OF course you can murder someone in NC and be back out on the street in a couple of years.

Alas, why spend the money to lock them up in the first place.

7 posted on 12/12/2010 12:52:08 PM PST by EGPWS (Trust in God, question everyone else)
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To: ColdOne

Coo Hand Luke didn’t get to attend his momma’s funeral....in fact, “Boss” put him in the hole so he wouldn’t go rabbit on ‘em.


8 posted on 12/12/2010 12:52:21 PM PST by ErnBatavia (It's not the Obama Administration....it's the "Obama Regime".)
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To: HiTech RedNeck

More to the point:

“Government doesn’t have funds to transport and guard prisoners to attend funerals.”


9 posted on 12/12/2010 12:54:13 PM PST by i_dont_chat ("The Jihadists are coming!" "The Jihadists are coming!" In my best Paul Revere imitation.)
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To: i_dont_chat

In a case like Madoff’s where they took every cent he could muster to his name to partially remunerate his victims, it would seem obvious. As it is, he’s in a white collar crime joint anyhow instead of boxed up like a violent rape murderer, he’ll be able to see the movie of the funeral as often as he wishes.


10 posted on 12/12/2010 12:59:09 PM PST by HiTech RedNeck (I am in America but not of America (per bible: am in the world but not of it))
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To: ColdOne
Good,because the poor dead sob would fly out of his coffin to strangle his evil bastard father before the first shovel full of dirt hits it.

Ashes to ashes-dust to dust-if the misery don't get you—having a sorry greedy pos for a daddy who ruins you and your loved ones’ life—must.

11 posted on 12/12/2010 1:00:34 PM PST by Happy Rain
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To: HiTech RedNeck

That sounds nice, actually.


12 posted on 12/12/2010 1:01:47 PM PST by GOPsterinMA
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To: ColdOne

Not a word about the son’s mother.


13 posted on 12/12/2010 1:02:38 PM PST by Carley (ISRAEL.......NOT SO ALONE!!!)
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To: EGPWS
why spend the money to lock them up in the first place

That's what the judges think, apparently, especially when it comes to illegals and repeat offenders. They don't even bother to cut off their monitoring bracelet when they commit armed robbery.

14 posted on 12/12/2010 1:02:38 PM PST by ladyjane
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To: EGPWS

Of course, then there’s Barney Frank and Christopher Dodd who stole more money from Americans than Madoff could have ever dreamed of stealing.


15 posted on 12/12/2010 1:03:56 PM PST by Carley (ISRAEL.......NOT SO ALONE!!!)
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To: ColdOne

What (exactly) did Madoff do that our congress doesn’t do regularly?


16 posted on 12/12/2010 1:06:05 PM PST by Baynative (on to 2012)
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To: ColdOne

Madoff is such a lowlife, I doubt whether he gives any larger a damn about his sons than he did about his trusting clients! The only reason I can think of why he would desire to attend the funeral would be to get outside the walls for a few hours and see the outside one more time.


17 posted on 12/12/2010 1:06:39 PM PST by Tucker39
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To: Carley
Not a word about the son’s mother. She got upset because she couldn't keep her mink coat during the ordeal didn't she?
18 posted on 12/12/2010 1:07:30 PM PST by ColdOne
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To: ColdOne

Madoff redefines Chutzpah.


19 posted on 12/12/2010 1:07:31 PM PST by AU72
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To: Carley
Of course, then there’s Barney Frank and Christopher Dodd who stole more money from Americans than Madoff could have ever dreamed of stealing.

Yeah, but they are politicians not criminals.

They should have been censured IMO however. /MS

20 posted on 12/12/2010 1:11:46 PM PST by EGPWS (Trust in God, question everyone else)
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To: ColdOne

In an associated note: I heard the wife was in Florida with a four year old.A two year old was left in NY with Bernies son...the wife’s dad is the one who found Madoff hanging...my question...were they estranged? It just seems strange she would be traveling with one child but not both?Anybody read anything about the particulars here?


21 posted on 12/12/2010 1:11:54 PM PST by lexington minuteman 1775
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To: ColdOne
All Bernie did was show that ponzie schemes (i.e. Social Security and pensions) are immoral and eventually go belly up.

I am in no way justifying or defending what he did, but there are many more people in our own Government that are far more deserving of a life prison sentence than him.

22 posted on 12/12/2010 1:11:58 PM PST by Las Vegas Ron (The Tree of Liberty did not grow from an ACORN!)
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To: EGPWS
...but they are politicians not criminals.

I'm curious. Please explain the difference.

23 posted on 12/12/2010 1:12:53 PM PST by Publius (No taxation without respiration.)
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To: Baynative

The differences are that, 1., he got caught, and 2., a few of his victims were partially refunded.


24 posted on 12/12/2010 1:13:22 PM PST by golux
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To: Publius
I'm curious. Please explain the difference.

Politicians are self anointed elitists not worthy of paying for their criminal activity and criminals are criminals.

See the difference? ; )

25 posted on 12/12/2010 1:17:27 PM PST by EGPWS (Trust in God, question everyone else)
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To: ColdOne

Let him attend via internet hookup, at best. Someone in that family can still afford a laptop and camera and he can go to the prison library and watch it from there. If he wasn’t such a greedy ba$tard to begin with, he could have saved his whole family from the shame and tragedy of these continued ugly turn of events. I bet he was still making millions before he turned it into the Ponzi scheme machine 20 plus years later. What a schmuck.


26 posted on 12/12/2010 1:17:31 PM PST by john drake (Roman military maxim; "oderint dum metuant," i.e., "let them hate, as long as they fear.")
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To: EGPWS

There appears to be some degree of overlap.


27 posted on 12/12/2010 1:18:56 PM PST by Publius (No taxation without respiration.)
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To: lexington minuteman 1775
Mark Madoff's wife, Stephanie, sent her stepfather to the couple's $6 million dollar apartment after he e-mailed her at Disney World in Florida, where she was vacationing with their 4-year-old daughter. In the messages, he told her he loved her and should check on their 2-year-old child, Nicholas, police said. He left no suicide note.
28 posted on 12/12/2010 1:19:56 PM PST by ColdOne
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To: ColdOne

Can’t he watch it on MSNBC like the rest of us? Popcorn optional.


29 posted on 12/12/2010 1:32:23 PM PST by Sparky1776
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To: GOPsterinMA

Actually, you are thinking of Jack Ruby.


30 posted on 12/12/2010 1:33:12 PM PST by Delta Dawn (The whole truth.)
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To: ColdOne

Thank you!
Well that makes sense...the two year old is not old enough to enjoy Disney World.


31 posted on 12/12/2010 1:41:23 PM PST by lexington minuteman 1775
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To: ColdOne

He should have been forced to attend the hanging.


32 posted on 12/12/2010 1:42:44 PM PST by Republic of Texas (Socialism Always Fails)
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To: ColdOne

One funeral I wouldn’t mind Fred Phelps and his gang attending.


33 posted on 12/12/2010 1:45:05 PM PST by dfwgator (Congratulations to Josh Hamilton - AL MVP)
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To: Delta Dawn

Either/or would do.

I suspect gettingthisclosetoMr.X would be difficult, hence a rifle would be needed.


34 posted on 12/12/2010 1:46:11 PM PST by GOPsterinMA
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To: lexington minuteman 1775

;’)


35 posted on 12/12/2010 1:50:42 PM PST by ColdOne
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To: ColdOne

I can understand about Madoff’s prison sentence but what about the thieves in this administration, why aren’t they being investigated and tried?? Eveyone yaps about the “Rule of Law”, yadda, yadda, yadda, but not much movement in this regard but Madoff sure was hustled to trial and then prison in record time.


36 posted on 12/12/2010 2:02:57 PM PST by brushcop (CW4 Matthew Lourey CW2 Joshua Scott/ Kiowa pilots KIA Iraq '05. Thank you for our son's life.)
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To: ColdOne

So...stay in your cell.


37 posted on 12/12/2010 2:04:07 PM PST by Eric in the Ozarks (Impeachment !)
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To: ColdOne

I heard he could be let out to go.

The problem is that a ticket to attend his son’s funeral is going for 64 billion dollars.


38 posted on 12/12/2010 2:04:22 PM PST by Cowgirl of Justice
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To: ColdOne

Missing certain events is one of the foreseeable consequences of incarceration, like Superbowls, fishing season, funerals, etc. I don’t understand why the courts don’t just say “maybe someone close to you dying is one of the many misfortunes you should have considered before you broke the law. You obviously gave little consideration to your loved ones when they were alive. We don’t give ‘do overs’.”


39 posted on 12/12/2010 2:16:54 PM PST by Spok (Clueless, classless, clown...and POTUS.)
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To: EGPWS
The way I see it, his son would have to live to about 190 for Bernie to be able to attend his funeral if he serves his full sentence.

Since his son is dead, that's unlikely. But if Madoff lives to be 200+ himself, he'll be able to finally visit the grave.

40 posted on 12/12/2010 2:52:06 PM PST by palmer (Cooperating with Obama = helping him extend the depression and implement socialism.)
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To: Carley
Too bad they're not as honorable as Mark. All the rotten ba$tards from the banks and brokerage's should do the same.
41 posted on 12/12/2010 2:53:02 PM PST by mimaw
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To: HiTech RedNeck

As long as Madeoff or someone comes up with the funds to cover the costs of escorting him then let Bernie attend his son’s funeral.Its not exactly a sunday ride in the park for him either way.


42 posted on 12/12/2010 2:56:16 PM PST by tflabo
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To: ColdOne

He’s in prison, and prison means you have to miss the things important to you. Next!


43 posted on 12/12/2010 3:34:14 PM PST by Fire_on_High (Stupid should hurt.)
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To: Baynative
What (exactly) did Madoff do that our congress doesn’t do regularly?

He didn't think big enough. congress works with trillions now. bernie was small potatoes

44 posted on 12/12/2010 4:20:04 PM PST by paul51 (11 September 2001 - Never forget)
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