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"Confront protofascists with mockery"

June 6, 2017:

The man who organized Sunday’s pro-Trump free speech rally in Portland has set his sights on The Evergreen State College in Olympia.

“Yes, Evergreen State College, you should start freaking out,” Joey Gibson told KIRO Radio’s Dori Monson. “Have your meltdown. We are coming.


http://www.thenewstribune.com/news/local/article154767469.html

Joey Gibson has not announced a date yet.

For some background concerning what Olympia has successfully done before to deal with assorted fascists: http://olyblog.net/nazis-come-olywa-history-so-far

Fight Fascists With Mockery, Not the Violence That Feeds Them, Dave Neiwert's post includes celebration of Oly tactics http://dneiwert.blogspot.com/2017/02/fight-fascists-with-mockery-not.html

"confront protofascists with mockery"

http://www.salon.com/2017/05/02/alt-right-hopes-to-organize-street-fighting-goon-squad-is-it-more-than-macho-posturing/

These current fascists have an entirely different fashion aesthetic for us to mock. These are not the Hollywood Nazis of our past. These guys and gals mix Trumpian bling, motorcycle helmets, cosplay, street fighter ...... heavy on the flags, weak on fashion poetry.

I'm thinking some frivolous pageantry is in order. Prepare thy costumes and practice thy performances. If fascists come to town, give them what they don't want - which is mockery. Mock, laugh, jest, dance, sing, play, clown. Prance, moon them. Have a blast. Frivolous enjoyment is the best revenge.

 

 

Capital Productions brings Grease

This popular rock musical takes us to Rydell High in 1959.  After Sandy (Sidney Grimm)

and Danny (Kameron Bustetter) met and fell in love on the beach during the summer, little

did they know they would be attending the same school.  Challenges await them as they

realize the social expectations and complexities of fitting into the mold of high school life. 

We meet the “Pink Ladies” and the “Burger Palace Boys” and journey with them as they

struggle with social issues and adolescent relationships.    Audiences will want to sing along

to the familiar tunes from this crowd favorite!  ***Some reference to smoking, drinking,

pregnancy, and sex.  

The show runs April 20, 21, 22, 27, 28, and 29. Each performance starts at 7:30 p.m. and

will be held in the Performing Arts Auditorium at Capital High School, 2707 Conger Ave

N.W., Olympia. Tickets are $8 for students and senior citizens and $10 for the general

public. Visit the Capital Theatre website at

capital.osd.wednet.edu/extracurricular/drama/drama/ , order tickets online at http://wa-

olympia.intouchreceipting.com/, or call the box office at (360) 596-8053 for more

Stingray Spy plane over downtown right now. Stingray or Dirtbox

Circling overhead now in the downtown/Capitol area. Probably the kind that acts as a fake tower and captures cell phone tranmissions.

Community Sustaining Fund -- Fall 2016 Grant Cycle

The Community Sustaining Fund of Thurston County is pleased to announce our Fall 2016 grant cycle.  Grant applications are now available to groups and individuals interested in progressive community oriented activities. The deadline for submitting grant applications is Friday, November 13, 2015. Grant criteria and application forms are available at our website http://oly-wa.us/CSF/ or by request at thurstoncsf@comcast.net.

Port of Olympia and Possible Resumption of Military Shipments

Does the public meeting previously mentioned in the Olympian have a scheduled location and time?  If so, when and where?

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