Re: genius genes

From: Michael S. Lorrey (
Date: Fri Aug 11 2000 - 06:16:17 MDT

Spike Jones wrote:
> Damien Broderick wrote:
> > >In some parts, those are called "Kennedys". ;)
> >
> > Well, that was implicit in my irony, of course, but really I don't think
> > the Kennedys have been around nearly long enough. This is Cabots and Lodges
> > territory, no? (Speaking out of complete ignorance, you understand.)
> Cabots? Lodges? Never heard of them. In this century, unlike any
> in the past, the *real* political power is no longer in the hands of any
> politician, for the laws of the land are stable enough they cannot
> change in any major way, even if we see that something clearly does
> not work right. No, the *real* power is in the hands of the
> technocracy. Ahhhh, nerdvana. To hell with the meek, the smart have
> finally inherited the earth. spike

Spike, that is SOOOOOO cute. Precious. Who do you think made all the
real money off of those IPOs??? All the old money families have
priviledged positions at major stock brokerages, and their trusts get
first pick of any IPO stocks that come out, as well as being typically
pre-IPO investors as well.


Mike Lorrey

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