Today Econo-Girl saw for the first time in her life: chocolate covered
POTATO CHIPS! UGH! Doesn't that make you want to HEAVE? The girl offering
them was so nice, so Econo-Girl feigned an allergy to grease.
This experience raises the last topic of the efficiency of the marketplace.
There is really a demand for such morsels as chocolate covered potato chips.
Just as there is a demand for heroin. Should we intervene and save people
from themselves? Should little rules make us cozy in our superiority?
People decry helmet laws. A friend once said, "I don't want to be told to
wear a helmet. I'll wear one. It just should be my choice." And about the
non-choice of taxpayers who pay to scrape you off of the pavement?
Similarly, these adventurers who get trapped by nature and need to get
rescued by (of course) the government are in need of government service.
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