US Nazi Party registers 2008 National Socialist presidential candidate as Washington lobbyist, US News reports
The American Nazi Party has evidently registered its own lobbyist on Capitol Hill, 2008 National Socialist Movement presidential candidate John Taylor Bowles, US News reported Friday.
According to a registration form found by US News, Bowles signed up with the Clerk of the House as a lobbyist on Tuesday. As per the form, he registered as a lobbyist in order to promote issues relating to "Political Rights and ballot access laws." The form also reportedly cites accounting, agriculture, clean air and water, civil rights, health issues, the Constitution, immigration, manufacturing, and retirement as "general lobbying issue areas."
When asked if he believed a member of Congress would agree to meet with him, he told the newspaper:
According to a follow-up published by Business Insider, Bowles associated with a variety of Neo-Nazi parties and splinter groups between 1977 and today.
His 2008 presidential platform for the neo-Nazi National Socialist movement promised
He suggested that in order to achieve these goals, the US must
In posts that he published on the National Socialist Order of America party blog "National Director," Bowels offered a variety of anti-Semitic rants around the same time he ran for president.
"People who spread lies and rumors are no different than the Jew," he wrote in one entry. "How can we combat such actions? Always get both sides of a story. Never spread something you hear. We must not allow deception and lies to get the better of us, instea (sic) we must question everything. The best Decisions are made after all information has been gathered. This is how we can stay strong and this is how we will destroy the JEW."
He also used to display a coffin with a skeleton in it accompanied by a sign that said "Race-mixing = death." A large part of his platform was his program for sending back different ethnic and racial groups to their country of origin.
According to the Business Insider, Bowles' e-mails were allegedly hacked by the One People's Project, an anti-fascist activist group on the web. The messages included much wrangling about what it takes to make National Socialism a success in America, and who really is a Nazi and who is just a "racist come-along."
Recounting a joint appearance with the Ku Klux Klan, Bowles wrote: