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    Of course some earn their money by work, or a really good idea. If they grew up in a place where few to none have college, few have investment assets do you think that they would have the access to A.) family capital which helps many start-ups B) know how to act to get investors to  invest C. a decent education. I know Soros endured a great deal as a youngster which is why he has more empathy  than most. I think one reason Steve Jobs gives away so much is he knows that the US gave him a lot to start with, not money but a country with a functional court system, good roads, post office etc. I am sure most of the wealthy Cartel bosses came from  the ghettos and rose due to their hard work. Oh yeah, and the US prohibition on drugs which boost prices

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