From the Pasadena Star-News:
MY wife and my 20-year-old son were transfixed to the TV as I walked in the door Wednesday night. The evening news was quoting a Supreme Court justice. He was responding to arguments by the U.S. government's executive and legislative branches why the Affordable Care Act is constitutional.... My youngest, Andy, 20, a junior studying business in college, quoted from his macro-economics lecturer, answering: "A public good is non-rivaled and non-exclusive." It's very good and it's for everybody, in other words.  But Andy went on. "This is more about the volunteer's dilemma," which assumes it costs money to be the volunteer. "If enough people volunteer, than everybody gets the public good. It is only worth it if the benefit gain outweighs the cost," he said, giving credit to his professor at University of California, Irvine, J.T. Carvalho.

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