Bernie Madoff, a man who defrauded as many as 37,000 people in 136 countries over four decades, died today at the age of 82 at a Federal Prison “Care Center”—a euphemism for saying for-profit concentration centers—in Butner, North Carolina. In the midst of serving a 150-year prison sentence, Mr. Madoff succumbed to terminal kidney disease and is survived his estranged wife, two daughters and a fiancée.
While banking CEOs and hedge fund managers continue to lead opulent lives, Mr. Madoff was bludgeoned with a sledgehammer for a theft that was insignificant compared the fleecing committed by the likes of Jamie Dimon, Lloyd Blankfein and Warren Buffett. Note how people become their names; Jamie stole diamonds, Lloyd is a Bank Fein and Warren feasted on the buffet that is humanity. For the record, Wall Street Crook Executive Officers cratered the global economy a decade and a half ago and literally stole trillions of dollars from the life savings of hundreds of millions of people around the world and not one of them went to Federal “Care Centers”. On the other hand, Mr. Madoff was given more than seven life sentences for a crime that paled in comparison to the cabal who fleeced young and old alike as they watered their lawns with our blood.
In a world of uncertainty, there are some things you can know for sure
The sun rises in the east, dogs chase squirrels, and corporate America will not give the American worker a living wage unless it’s forced to do it.
Jamie Dimon demonstrates this, in the open, for all to see. https://t.co/pkouzHJIsi
— Dan Price (@DanPriceSeattle) April 11, 2021
I don’t write this to defend Mr. Madoff, he was a thief and he deserved his comeuppance. I am just using this occasion to remind the victims of Goldman Sachs, Wells Fargo, JP Morgan Chase and the banking mafia—that would be ALL OF US—that we have yet to be made whole after being swindled and the criminals who made off with our savings have yet to see a day in prison. Instead of being put behind bars, they were given gold bars by the First Bank President, showered with money by the carnival barker Trump and are currently being given VIP treatment by America’s creepy uncle Joe.
The moral of the story is pretty simple: if you want to be a bank robber, make sure your victims are the poor, working and middle-class and never go after the wealth of the 1%. Had Mr. Madoff stuck to this axiom and only targeted the bottom 90% of humanity, he would have lived out the rest of his life in posh estates instead of being remanded in a cell and treated as persona non grata by the very debased who once turned to him for investment ideas.
While his peers—who stole a hundred times as much as Mr. Madoff—continue to appear on CNBC, are driven around by chauffeurs in Manhattan and sip Romanee-Conti wines in their gated chalets, the man once known as Ponz Bernie took his last breath in chains. If there was any justice in this world, every Fortune 500 executive who took part in Mortgage Backed Securities and Credit Default Swaps would be right next to Mr. Madoff; alas justice in America is a farce as is the rule of law. The only time the neo-aristocracy get their just desserts is when they piss off someone who is more powerful than them, if they only maul the marginalized super-majority of humanity, they are free to keep on mugging on.
When you check the headlines today, you will run across articles that mention how Bernie Madoff was convicted of running the biggest Ponzi scheme in the history of humanity. Of course, this is a complete travesty that makes a mockery of the supposed “fourth-estate”; if you want to know what the biggest Ponzi scheme is, focus your attention to Manhattan, New York and the degenerate gamblers on Wall Street who continue to gamble with our savings and reaping profits at our expense. Mainstream media will not mention this fact because they are bought and owned by the very plutocrats they are supposed to keep honest.
A time will come where the worm will turn; just as what is done in the dark will eventually be brought out in the light of day, the crooks who continue to steal in the shadows will eventually be burned by the rays of karma. Even if the billions of victims of these sociopath kleptomaniacs never rise up, in time their riches will be an anvil around their souls when they near their last breaths. No matter the billions of dollars they accumulate and the blood money they store up in their vaults, when they expire, they can’t take their ill-gotten gains with them and that is the biggest equalizer of them all. May Bernie Madoff rest in peace, I will not condemn him while society continues to lavish praise on Wall Street criminals who made off with the life savings of hundreds of millions of people globally. Click To Tweet
“The rich rob the poor, and the poor rob one another.” ~ Sojourner Truth
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