Olympians Stand Up to Nazis
On Sunday, January 22, 150 to 200 people rallied at Noon by the Texaco gas station on the Eastside of Olympia, near where the National Socialist Movement, an openly Nazi organization was supposed to rally. When they didn't appear, we left at 12:45 to head to Sylvester Park where an anti-racist, anti-Nazi rally had been planned.
The Olympia police stationed themselves between the nine Nazis and our protest. We outnumbered them by many times. The small numbers of the Nazis and their inability to go beyond slogans of racist hate showed their weakness.; We did not attempt to charge and attack this small group of Nazis, rather we drowned out their racist hate. The Nazis called for white power, for six million more Jews to be killed; they constantly did "Sig Heil’s