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Old September 9th, 2012, 12:10 AM   #4 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by andnewbie09 View Post
It is always a wonder how young people like the one above turn to be big time successful people but on an illegal market. Is it really that hard to earn money fairly?
It can be very hard to win playing fairly. We hear stories like this all the time. "He was a successful drug dealer; he could have been a successful legal business man....." or some such.

Chances are, he would have failed or could have. Much easier to make a few hundred grand selling drugs or guns than machine parts or crap on eBay. If a twelve year old inner city gang member can make allot of cash selling drugs, it really is not a difficult business to excel at.

Chances are, that 12 year old could never hope to run a legit business.
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