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July 14th Draft-Burning Celebration Confirmed - Free concert, open jam, bonfire!

A Satuday, July 14th date has been confirmed for a "draft card" burning celebration at the Waterfront Park. The celebration will include an open jam feature a myraid of musical styles, possible food, beverages, fire-eating, street theatre, and more!
July 14th Draft-Burning Celebration Confirmed - Free concert, open jam, bonfire!
July 14th Draft-Burning Celebration Confirmed - Free concert, open jam, bonfire!
PORTLAND, OR -- A Saturday, July 14th date has been confirmed for a "draft card" burning celebration at the Ankeny Stage (just south of the Burnside Bridge) at the Tom McCall Waterfront Park in Portland. Permits and event insurance have been completed as of last Friday.

The event will be a mixture of a celebration and protest. A protest because we will be protesting our draft into consumer culture by burning credit card offers, celebritiy magazines, junk mail, shopping catalogs, etc. in a fire (already approved and permitted by the Fire Marshal).

A celebration because we will be celebrating the freedom that entails! We will have an all-day open jam where all musicians are invited from any musical backround. Specific musicians and bands may at times perform solo.

All people and groups are invited to protest or celebrate whatever they wish -- we are simply providing the framework for the event, you can fill it in for whatever is meaningful to you.

If you are a band or musician wishing to play, we will have electricity available (though acoustic is an option as well), please contact Josh at 503.274.9614, or just show up!

As we cannot collect donations at the time of the event, any contributions financial or otherwise are gladly welcome.

Fuck the Rose Fest, let's make our own!!

homepage: homepage: http://www.earthjam.com
phone: phone: 503-274-9614

Flier 11.Jun.2001 14:50

Josh jam at earthjam.com

Flier for event.

Flier
Flier

Flier 11.Jun.2001 14:50

Josh jam at earthjam.com

Flier for event.

Flier
Flier

Goddamn you hippy communists! 11.Jun.2001 14:53

Josh ilovegwbush at earthjam.com

Consumer culture draft dodgers and dissenters are definitely acting in a manner uncalled for, which must be absolved before adverse consequences result. The United States, in its existing condition of world involvement, cannot afford to have such internal difficulties. We must continue to consume to preserve this countries' world position and security. Therefore, the draft system (aka "mass advertising") is of utmost need and cannot logically be removed.

Presently, the United States is actively involved in gross over-consumption. We, the people of America, cannot do anything constructive about this situation until November of 2004. This is the time that the eligible citizens select the government to represent them and determine this countries' economic policy. If citizens do not support the capitalist economic policy of the United States, this is the time to reveal this objection.

Consumer culture draft dodgers, who burn their draft cards (aka "credit card offers" and other advertisements) are a problem which must be absolved. Certainly, some citizens of this country are discontent to go to the consumption front, serve their country, and lose their true inner freedom. However, it is each and every capable persons' duty to answer a call to consumption. One must not avoid this responsibility to his nation, even if an individual is anti-draft and anti-capitalist.

The consumer culture draft is a vital method for this nation to procure necessary forces to perform manual labor for our country. Until a better method can be established and passed through Congress, the present system must suffice and remain. Even though certain people may be against the draft principle, we must all support its use. The defense of the ruling class is of primary concern and must be remembered at all times -- it was to maintain the security and defense of the ruling class that the draft was first conceived.

Consumer culture drafts are vital to the continuation of prosperity for our country. Dissenters must be stopped!