“Liberty and good government do not exclude each other; and there are excellent reasons why they should go together. Liberty is not a means to a higher political end. It is itself the highest political end.” Lord Acton
October 8, 2009
Nanny State Update
by Doug Mataconis
In Wisconsin, it is now against the law to buy a mercury thermometer without a prescription:
[Governor] Doyle also signed a bill that regulates products that contain mercury. It includes a provision that would require people to get a prescription before they could buy a thermometer that contains mercury.
There are no words.
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