out into the world today and love the people you meet. Let your presence light
new light in the hearts of people.
The San Francisco Examiner
November 26, 2007
Mike Sawyer a friend of Chipper, but foe of Bully and Brutal
Hyden, Kentucky 2000
"Pledge for Edge"
Please consider making this very important pledge right now
for the sake of your health, family, and friends.
If you are not 18 years-old be sure to discuss this with your parents.
SMOKING KILLS AAU 14-under
wins 12 team Georgetown, Kentucky basketball tournament in 2000
cigarettes to Mike Sawyer on July 6, 2006
Cost and priority of smoking
Mike Sawyer near Jackson, Mississippi
Super Bowl Sunday, 2006
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Big and Brutal Tobacco ask, "Ron: What is
going on here"
Please click to see how Mike Sawyer was forced to resign from
his State of Alabama job only seven days this Associated Press news story above
was captured by Big and Brutal Tobacco.
Please click to read
"The Christian and Tobacco" by E.A Mills published by the Wilmore Press in
Send your "I Will Never Use Tobacco" pledge to Mike Sawyer
Mike Sawyer writes
Dr. Ana M.
Viamonte Ros M.D., MPH
Department of Health
thank you note from Dr.
Donna E. Shalala the U.S.
Secretary of Health and Human Services
to the Editor
The Tucson Citizen Newspaper
by strangers I thought were my friends'
Wind" by Bob Seger seems to apply to my life's journey the past 20 years.
In 1986, as
a young mayor, I proposed a public smoking ban for my city. I was laughed at.
In 1987, I
sought to work with a major nonprofit health organization in Alabama. "Too
fanatical," the state director told me.
In 1988, I
ran for a county office on a platform of "health consciousness." I lost.
In 1989, I
gave a "tobacco kills" sermon to my Burley, Ky., congregation. Got tossed the
In 1998, I
created a kids and teen sports league called SMOKING KILLS. "Holier than thou
liberal," Rush Limbaugh called me during his National Radio Commentary.
In 2006, I
interviewed for a job promoting health while demoting tobacco with a state
health department. "Too passionate to work within our bureaucracy," the
regional director told me.
didn't know now what I didn't know then," Seger sings.
Mayor Mike Sawyer starts Worlds First Petition to ban
smoking in public buildings.
January 30, 1987
Letter from New York
City Mayor Ed Koch to Mayor Mike Sawyer
Letter from New
York City Mayor Ed Koch to Mayor Mike Sawyer
addressed the Jessamine County, KY School Board reported in the
Lexington Herald-Leader Newspaper
Sawyer created the world's first health promoting kid's
baseball team/league name in Kentucky in 1998 with the name
Rush Limbaugh on his National Commentary blasted Mike Sawyer and The
Smoking Kills Baseball teams of Kentucky in July of 1998, and Rush chose to
replay this on the first Monday of 1999. Sawyer was able to record a copy
of this National Commentary from WLW-AM 700 in Cincinnati, Ohio
Jay Leno joked about Mike Sawyer and the SMOKING KILLS team name on his
Tonight Show in 1998.
Paul Harvey reported about SMOKING KILLS team names on his National Radio
Smoking out the real Rush [Mulshine]
Newark Star Ledger ^ | 10/12/03 | Paul Mulshine
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Chipper in Gainesville, Florida
January 17, 2006
Red Level, Alabama
Birthplace of US Surgeon General Luther L. Terry
The Louisville Courier-Journal Newspaper
November 21, 1989
Mike on South Broad Way Street
Opening day of Tobacco Auction in Kentucky
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