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Bernie Madoff’s Sentence: Are We Getting Carried Away?

Obviously, Bernie Madoff needs to go to jail. But, is the insanity of a 150-year prison sentence when killers often get less, lost on anyone but me? He pled guilty, right?

Stealing money from hundreds of rich people is a jailable offense, no question. But to me, taking the life of someone’s mother, someone’s daughter is about a zillion times worse. And I’m not sure why stealing $500 billion – or whatever it was – is that much more serious of a crime than stealing $15,000. Stealing is stealing.