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To: ObadiahLynch

Don’t take these numbers too seriously.

An economist did a survey and found that most of the guys selling dope are barely making minimum wage.

The gangs are organized in a very steep pyramidal structure. Those at the top make a lot of money. Most of the members make very little, but keep plugging away on the theory that someday they will make it to the top.


16 posted on 07/29/2007 1:22:35 PM PDT by Sherman Logan (It's not the heat, it's the stupidity.)
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To: Sherman Logan

“The gangs are organized in a very steep pyramidal structure. Those at the top make a lot of money. Most of the members make very little, but keep plugging away on the theory that someday they will make it to the top.”

Ya, that’s what that Freakonomics guy said too. As far as I know, you’re right. (Haven’t sold much crack lately, doncha know.) So I dunno where the $300/day thing came from. These guys would have cars and apartments if they were making that kind of money. Yet they live with their moms, or couch surf.


18 posted on 07/29/2007 2:03:31 PM PDT by ObadiahLynch
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