American Injustice for Marion
By Mike Sawyer
January 14, 2008
I continue to be amazed at how our country differentiates between
steroids and tobacco.
Last year three different federal agencies told me that they
had no record of a death by steroids. However, 450,000 die premature
and painful tobacco related deaths in the U.S. annually.
It's estimated that 6,000,000 plus (unless smoking declines)
U.S. kids under the age 18 alive today will ultimately die from
Even President Bush preached about steroids in one of his State
of the Union Addresses, but never sacred "tobacco."
An act of hypocrisy for Gold Medal winner Marion Jones to be
placed in jail, while the CEO of a death trade tobacco business
serves on the board of The United Way.
When will our toady political leaders return their bloody "gold
medals" to the all-time cheater of life Big, Bully, and
I could never jail a person for steroid use, while tobacco is
legal and on the loose.
About: Mike Sawyer is the Executive
Director of I
Will Never Use Tobacco, Inc
Deaths by tobacco:
Tobacco CEO on United Way Board:
Received January 11, 2008 -
Published January 14, 2008
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