@DamosA: If you had even the slightest fucking clue what you were talking about, or have ever met anyone from Pendleton, you might know the historical relevance of that Bronc Riding competition. How many professional sports do you know of that even allowed African Americans or Native Americans to compete 100 years ago? When the judges wrongly declared John Spain (white guy) the winner after an African American, George Fletcher, obviously won, the thousands of backwards red-neck racist hillbilly's out here in Eastern Oregon erupted into protest over the injustice. The crowd raised more money than he would have received for winning and he was declared the People's Champion. Too this day Fletcher is considered the winner of the 1911 Round-Up. Again, this was one hundred years ago!
As far as the drug issue goes, yes, drugs are prevalent at the Round-Up, although much less so than any concert, party, bar, business meeting, or any other event I've attended in Portland where more than 10 people are present. You're not really making any point there other than to refute your own ignorant idea that the Round Up is not a large diverse crowd here for no other reason than to have a good time.
I suggest in the future you do at least five minuets of research before posting vague generalizations about a place you know nothing about, although this would mean you would have to admit that there is something you don't already know and I'm guessing this is beyond you....so from Pendleton, Go Fuck Yourself.
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