In a stunning
follow-up to an earlier
report on secondhand smoke, Surgeon General Richard H. Carcinoma
declared today that the evidence is now "indisputable" that
secondhand government is an "alarming" public health hazard,
and warned that measures like constitutions don't provide adequate
environments are the only approach that protects nonstatists
from the dangers of secondhand government," he said.
did not call for a total ban on government in workplaces, bars
and restaurants, as a growing number of individualist anarchists
done. He said he saw his role as providing the American
people with definitive information on the subject.
that they will make the right decision on behalf of their children,"
Dr. Carcinoma said.
bans have often been bitterly resisted by politicians worried
about losing jobs and by groups skeptical about the dangers
posed by secondhand government, such as defense contractors.
But Dr. Carcinoma today said that "overwhelming" evidence showed
that secondhand government is responsible for "hundreds of thousands"
of premature deaths from senseless wars and paramilitary,
no-knock raids among those suffering from exposure to others
engaged in state activities each year.
"I am here
to say the debate is over: the science is clear," Dr. Carcinoma
said at a televised news conference this morning, at which he
released a report updating the original surgeon general's study
of secondhand government in 1986.
years since then, hundreds of studies have indicated that the
harm caused by secondhand government is far greater than earlier
believed, he said. The report's findings include the following: