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Day 20 - The day drags on....

Thanks for your support. BTW if you are wondering about the lax of protesters in front of city hall perhaps you havent drove by around 8:00 pm. We had 27 people there holding wet signs and ones that were falling apart. Some chose the all time favorite the two fingers held in Semaphore formation for D/A aka DisArm (Yeah I know what those two fingers really mean). Anyway it was the local law enforcement that told us we couldn't sleep but we sneak in a few z's here-and-there anyway. :-)
Thanks for your support. BTW if you are wondering about the lax of protesters in front of city hall perhaps you havent drove by around 8:00 pm. We had 27 people there holding wet signs and ones that were falling apart. Some chose the all time favorite the two fingers held in Semaphore formation for D/A aka DisArm (Yeah I know what those two fingers really mean). Anyway it was the local law enforcement that told us we couldn't sleep but we sneak in a few z's here-and-there anyway. :-) (Can't keep a good protester down!) because we now pretty much reside on city property so the city PD are bothering us. There was one incident that I will not go into but the person responsible for it has a warrant for his arrest and will be snagged on site by the local PD. also a big shout out goes to that Bagel eating, Coffee swilling example that all cops are not bad, Officer M**** (Name witheld because this officer might actually like his job). Caught him marching with us IN UNIFORM holding a sign at the last march to the park.... anyway Officer M**** you know who you are and we thank you very much for being such a big help to the community. Oh. Allmost forgot, Vera Katz (sudden disgusted shudder) sent one of her cronies (yet another shudder...) to piss and moan about the little structure we have set up (on Wheels dammit) that we use to post flyers for future marches and other gatherings. (plus we use the bottom half to stow foodstuffs at.) heres one more request for the peace camp...
WE NEED NEW WATERPROOF SIGNS! There are a couple of places you can download graphics and such for us, just do a google.com websearch for "anti-war graphics" (the quotes should be used. and any varaition on graphics ie. signs; protest signs; decals would help very much if you could get them printed. [make sure they are short, sweet and, to the point. longwinded signs are hard to read while driving by at 15-20 M.P.H. I should know. I watch the lips move.]) Anyway we love you portland and don't forget those umbrellas! (Golf umbrellas I will STILL lick your boots for!)

Peace Out,
Ex0duS
A.K.A. Arthur Paul Bradshaw IV

"All we need is love..."
John Lennon
Not quite my friend 09.Apr.2003 13:40

accuracy counts

The peace symbol was created in 1958 as a nuclear disarmament symbol by the Direct Action Committee, and was first shown that year at peace marches in England. The symbol is a composite of the semaphore signals N and D, representing nuclear disarmament.

The two finger peace symbol therefore does not represent "DisArm" (D/A) as you have so erroneously stated.

correction noted 09.Apr.2003 17:12

Ex0duS A.K.A. Arthur Paul Bradshaw IV apb91781_cos@yahoo.com

Thanks for your input but I must say I was pretty close right? It's just something my mom taught me a while back.