A Neo-Nazi is Driving a Swastika and ‘Jew Lies Matter’ Sign Down the Highway

A well-known neo-Nazi activist in Oregon is taking his message on the road — literally.

Jimmy Marr, who the Anti-Defamation League calls an anti-Semitic white supremacist activist, recently posted online pictures of his latest efforts — a truck emblazoned with signs reading “Jew Lies Matter,” accompanied by a swastika.

The slogan is an anti-Semitic twist on the Black Lives Matter protest movement.

According to an ADL blog post, Marr has also attempted to appeal to individuals who have been rallying around the slogan Blue Lives Matter, a reference to police who have been killed in shootings during protests by Black Lives Matter movement activists.

In an August post on VNN, Marr wrote that: “the Blue Lives/Jew Lies signage works well for me because it aligns my position with cops who might otherwise be unamused by my activism.”

According to the ADL, Marr has a “long history of anti-Semitism and Neo-Nazi activism.” Marr has been an active Neo-Nazi since 2009, the ADL reports.

During protests, Marr often sports a wears a kilt and plays bagpipes. He made his first big splash when the state of Oregon recalled his license plate, which read, “NO ZOG.” According to the ADL, this a reference to the “Zionist Occupied Government,” a conspiracy theory that alleges that Jews and Zionists are secretly in control of the U.S. and other governments.

“I embarked on a regimen of one man street demonstrations last month in which I did street performances on the bagpipes while wearing a sign that read ‘Anti-racism is a code word for anti-White,’” Marr wrote on the Zion Crime Factory website in 2012.

In 2013, Marr even attempted to seize control of the City of Leith, North Dakota, alongside other white nationalists. Those exploits were even the subject of a documentary.

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“There once lived a people, far beyond hope whose daughters were whores,” Marr wrote once on Facebook. “Sons on dope with conscious decision, they watched Talmudvision, let their brains be washed with Jewish soap.”

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Sam Kestenbaum is a staff writer for the Forward. Before this, he worked for The New York Times and newsrooms in Sana, Ramallah and Beijing. Contact him at kestenbaum@forward.com and follow him on Twitter at @skestenbaum and on Instagram at @skestenbaum.

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