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Illinois GOP Congressional Candidate Says "Holocaust Never Happened"

By Samantha Abernethy in News on Feb 29, 2012 8:20PM

Arthur Jones, Candidate for Congress in Illinois' 3rd District, Neo-Nazi
Illinois congressional candidate Arthur Jones is running for the GOP nomination in the 3rd Congressional District encompassing part of the South Side of Chicago. Jones also arranges family-friendly, neo-Nazi events around Adolf Hitler's birthday.

According to Oak Lawn Patch, Jones is also a Holocaust denier.

As far as I’m concerned, the Holocaust is nothing more than an international extortion racket by the Jews. It’s the blackest lie in history. Millions of dollars are being made by Jews telling this tale of woe and misfortune in books, movies, plays and TV. The more survivors, the more lies that are told.

Jones, of Lyons, Ill., says he is philosophically a National Socialist (Nazi), votes Republican 90 percent of the time and doesn't "belong to any party except my own, the America First Committee."

This is the 64-year-old insurance salesman's third attempt at the congressional seat. He faces Jim Falvey and Richard Grabowski for the Republican nomination. That seat is typically Democrat, so don't worry, we won't be seeing Jones anywhere near Congress anytime soon.

Jones says he wants to go against Democratic Rep. Dan Lipinski because of "Lipinski’s strange affiliation with the American Israel Pro Israel Affairs Committee." Bonus: In his Patch candidate questionnaire, Jones submitted that he's not been convicted of a felony but has been arrested for "minor street skirmishes with Leftists."