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Mon Sep 7, 2015, 03:21 PM


About 100 demonstrate against Nazis, police in downtown Olympia

About 100 demonstrate against Nazis, police in downtown Olympia


About 100 demonstrators marched through downtown Olympia Saturday evening chanting "Nazis out of Oly" as well as anti-police slogans.

Many in the crowd wore black and had bandanas covering their faces. A few were carrying bats. They passed out fliers saying they were there to counter a Nazi gathering that had been called for Saturday night in Olympia.

The group gathered about 7 p.m. near the Harbor Days vendor tents on Percival Landing then set out up Fourth Avenue about 8 p.m., carrying a banner that read All Cops are Bastards. They marched past City Hall, then back to Percival Landing. Some were lighting fireworks; others knocked over trash cans, but passersby picked them up.

One young man who was watching the crowd remarked, We do need the police. Otherwise, Id have to be down here. Im in the Army, by the way.

Read more here: http://www.thenewstribune.com/news/local/article34227534.html#storylink=cpy

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FreakinDJ Sep 2015 OP
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Mon Sep 7, 2015, 03:25 PM

1. Bizarre story. Sounds like one gang of right-wing hoodlums objecting to another...?

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