From One Peoples Project
When Ku Klux Klan Klown Ron Edwards was busted by the feds on drug charges, it could not have been at a worse time.
Every Memorial Day weekend the white power music event Nordic Fest happens, and that was what everyone was gearing up for until Ye Olde White Power Chopping Block came a-callin’.
But, to the rescue came the white power bonehead network Blood and Honor to take the No-Dick Fest reins and move it to Mokena, IL, a suburb of Chicago, where President Obama is supposed to be this weekend.
We had already heard that people were afraid that Obama might take in the show – via feds infiltrating the place, but some folks had other ideas – namely police and the media.
They simply found out where it was, made some phone calls and the owner of the property they managed secure shut it down when he learned the true nature of the event, which would explain why the video announcing it disappeared from YouTube.
So as it stands now, there is no No-Dick Fest, which is for the best since bands like Empire Falls were dropping off the bill anyway.
And it also spells the end of Ron Edwards, who has pissed off this crowd before, but not like this.
This arrest of his exposed him as the doofus we have always known him to be, and it caused more than a few problems for folks in his circle.
They still might be able to score a spot for the event this weekend, but as of now the show is kaput.
Next year, it will be interesting to see where they put this shindig on, becaue Dawson, Springs, KY may not be an option.
From the Southtown Star
KKK-sponsored event won’t happen near Mokena
May 28, 2010
BY BRIAN STANLEY, Sun-Times Media
As the Chicago area prepares for a visit from the nation’s first black president during Memorial Day weekend, some visitors with much different political beliefs had planned to arrive in the Southland.
Organizers of Nordic Fest, a white supremacist rally sponsored by the Ku Klux Klan, had plans to stage a three-day “annual white pride and music festival” on four acres of private property near Cleveland and Wolf roads, about a half-mile north of U.S. 30 in Frankfort Township.
But when the property owner learned of the nature of the planned gathering, he had misgivings and told the event organizers that Nordic Fest will not be held on his land, Will County sheriff’s police spokesman Pat Barry said.
Barry said police met with the owner Tuesday and again on Thursday and urged him to cancel the event.
“After the media interest and hearing our concerns, the owner notified us around 7 p.m. (Thursday) that he had made calls to the organizers that their event would not be welcome here,” Barry said.
He said the FBI had notified sheriff’s police on Tuesday about plans to hold the rally near Mokena.
Nordic Fest has been traditionally held in Dawson Springs, Ky., but according to reports, the people who held the event on their property were recently arrested for running a methamphetamine lab.
A Nordic Fest Web site indicated that advance tickets to the rally cost $25, though children under 12 were free and encouraged to attend.
“How else are we going to teach our children?” the Web site read. “This is a weekend event for white patriots in which there is camping, vendors, speakers and bands. As well as a cross and swastika lighting.”