Forget Ron Paul, Illinois Has a REAL ‘White Nationalist’ Running for Election

-By Warner Todd Huston

Among the many plaudits that Illinois has gained in the last few years — you know, like most governors in jail, most closed businesses, most citizens that moved away, all the winning categories — Illinois can also claim a real, true to life white nationalist that is running for office.

I wasn’t going to bother writing about this fellow, but since the Illinois GOP took the measure of officially denouncing him, I guess I’ll report the whole story.

It seems that one Art J. Jones filed his petitions to run as a Republican against Democrat Dan Lipinski in the 3rd Congressional District out of Chicago’s south west side. (Heres the current third map)

Jones is well known as a white nationalist. So much so that the American Nazi website Stormfront congratulated him on his run for Congress.

Not surprisingly, Jones’ racist ideas don’t sit well with the Illinois GOP. The State Party issued the following statement on his campaign.

The Illinois Republican Party disavows any association with the candidacy of Arthur Jones and ask that all citizens of Illinois do the same. His views and previous statements are repugnant and his candidacy should not and will not be supported in any way by the Illinois Republican Party. Unfortunately, pathetic and ignorant human beings like Arthur Jones still exist – my sympathies are with the members of our Jewish community as well as other communities to which Mr. Jones has directed his hate.

There is, of course, a real Republican running for the 3rd. His name is Richard Grabowski.

His campaign website can be found at: http://richardgrabowski.com/

His Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/RichardLGrabowski

About Warner Todd Huston

Warner Todd Huston is a Chicago-based freelance writer, has been writing opinion editorials and social criticism since early 2001 and is featured on many websites such as Andrew Breitbart's BigGovernment.com, BigJournalsim.com and all Breitbart News' other sites, RightWingNews.com, CanadaFreePress.com, and many, many others. Additionally, he has been a frequent guest on talk-radio programs across the country to discuss his opinion editorials and current events as well as appearing on TV networks such as CNN, Fox News, Fox Business Network, and various Chicago-based news programs. He has also written for several history magazines and appears in the book "Americans on Politics, Policy and Pop Culture" which can be purchased on amazon.com. He is also the owner and operator of PubliusForum.com. Feel free to contact him with any comments or questions : EMAIL Warner Todd Huston and follow him on Twitter, on Google Plus , and Facebook.
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