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  • Who Is Marianne Williamson, the Kardashian Kandidate?

    04/12/2014 2:10:53 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 16 replies
    New York Magazine ^ | 4/12 | Kat Stoeffel
    Followers of the Kardashian clan were introduced to an unlikely new character this week: Marianne Williamson, the independent candidate running for soon-to-retire Representative Henry Waxman’s seat in California’s 33rd district. “I went to hear @mariannewilliamson speak the other night w @kourtneykardash & @rachel_roy,” Kim reported on Instagram. “Very inspiring!” Also inspired by the 61-year-old author and spiritual adviser: Katy Perry and Nicole Richie, who attended a recent campaign event sporting new green and purple dye jobs respectively; Steven Tyler and Chaka Khan, who performed at a fund-raiser; and former Desperate Housewives Eva Longoria and Marcia Cross, who reunited at another...
  • Jesse Ventura Says He's Hiding From U.S. Drones In Mexico. Well, He Needs To Try Harder.

    02/07/2014 11:37:52 AM PST · by EveningStar · 50 replies
    The Smoking Gun ^ | February 7, 2014
    Confidential to U.S. drone operators: If you’re looking for Jesse Ventura’s remote Mexican hideaway, it can be found at 23° 30' 57.08" N 109° 28' 41.17" W. During an appearance Tuesday on CNBC, the former Minnesota governor claimed that he was living “off the grid” in Mexico “so that the drones can’t find me.”
  • Jesse Ventura hiding from drones

    02/05/2014 12:36:49 PM PST · by chessplayer · 61 replies
    Former wrestler and Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura says he has gone “off the grid” in Mexico to avoid drones knowing where he is. The former third-party governor hosts a show called “Off the Grid” on Ora TV. Ventura said he could remain off the map “as long as we have solar power and we can reach the satellite.” “I view the United States, today, much like East Berlin. And I’m off the grid. I’ve tried for 20 years to warn the country about the Democrats and Republicans, and nobody’s listening.”
  • I still get emotional about the JFK assassination 50 years later

    12/28/2013 7:38:02 PM PST · by SunkenCiv · 61 replies
    Guardian (UK) ^ | Friday November 22, 2013 | Jesse Ventura
    ...The founders of this country had a vision of freedom and liberty that they tried to ensure for generations to come. They tried to design a democracy so full of checks and balances that it was bulletproof. So that no matter how many crooks managed to get themselves elected, the republic still prevailed. There have even been a few brief shining moments when the real potential of that original vision took hold. One such moment was Franklin Roosevelt's presidency. A decimated work force that was shell-shocked from the Great Depression was struggling for its very survival. FDR came to the...
  • Ventura's deposition in suit against 'American Sniper' author reveals he never read the book

    08/07/2013 4:50:52 AM PDT · by TurboZamboni · 46 replies
    Pioneer Press ^ | 8-6-13 | David Hanners
    Former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura couldn't enumerate just how a Navy SEAL sniper's book defamed him, but he said he'd had a hard time finding work since the book came out. He also said his main complaint about it -- that the late Chris Kyle's tale that he decked Ventura for badmouthing SEALs was untrue -- left him worrying if people think he's a traitor. "Every day of my life, I walk around looking over my shoulder now, wondering who believes that and who doesn't," Ventura said in response to a question from Kyle's lawyer, John Borger.
  • Jesse Ventura's defamation case should move to Texas, sniper's widow says

    08/05/2013 4:41:56 PM PDT · by TurboZamboni · 61 replies
    pioneer press ^ | 8-5-13 | David Hanners
    A Texas widow wants Jesse Ventura's defamation and libel case involving her late husband moved from Minnesota to the Lone Star State. Attorneys for Taya Kyle -- whose husband, Navy SEAL sniper Chris Kyle, was shot and killed in February -- argue in a motion filed Monday that forcing the widowed mother of two to spend weeks in Minnesota to defend her husband's veracity in court is too much of a burden. "Bringing my children with me to Minnesota for trial isn't a good option," Taya Kyle wrote in a declaration accompanying her request. "I don't know who would take...
  • Jerk of the Month - Jesse Ventura

    07/26/2013 2:20:19 PM PDT · by rightwingerpatriot · 24 replies
    RightWingPatriot.com ^ | July 26, 2013 | RightWingPatriot
    While we here at RightWingPatriot.com normally give out the dubious honor of Jerk of the Week to some self-serving progressive liberal, this week's honoree is so foul and loathsome that we've upped him to Jerk of the Month. Honestly, I could safely label this deranged individual as Jerk of the Year, but I like to keep my option open until the end of 2013. With his recent court actions, Jesse Ventura takes his place in our Hall of Shame. Jesse Ventura, a sad excuse of humanity, was someone who I liked long ago back in the 1980s. I was a...
  • Jesse Ventura wants court to substitute Chris Kyle’s widow in defamation lawsuit

    06/18/2013 7:19:04 AM PDT · by Texican72 · 26 replies
    The Dallas Morning News ^ | June 18, 2013 | Robert Wilonsky
    An ongoing legal battle between wrestler-turned-governor Jesse Ventura and American Sniper Chris Kyle over an incident in Kyle’s best-selling autobiography did not end with the Navy SEAL’s death in February. Now, the man formerly known as The Body wants to take on Kyle’s widow Taya, according to documents filed in federal court in Minnesota in recent weeks. Their attorneys were in federal court just yesterday, pleading their respective cases to a judge who will have to decide if Taya is now responsible for a tale told in American Sniper about a bar fight Chris had gotten into with a man...
  • Jesse Ventura Goes After Chris Kyle's Widow so He Can Run for President

    06/05/2013 3:11:29 PM PDT · by Marcus · 30 replies
    Yahoo Voices ^ | June 5, 2013 | Mark R. Whittington
    Jesse Ventura, former wrestler, former action star, and former governor of Minnesota, is suing the widow of Navy SEAL sniper Chris Kyle for defamation surrounding an account of a bar fight in Kyle's book. Kyle recounts how he and Ventura got into it when Ventura denigrated Navy SEALs who had fallen in action. Ventura claims the incident never happened and has been demanding satisfaction for some months now. Just because Kyle is dead does not mean Ventura is no longer in need of financial compensation. The book is still selling. It is to be made into a movie by Steven...
  • Jesse Ventura dangles idea of 2016 presidential bid

    06/01/2013 3:02:20 AM PDT · by Daffynition · 46 replies
    CTVNews.ca ^ | May 31, 2013 | Brian Bakst
    ST. PAUL, Minn. -- Just back from his part-time home in Mexico, former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura dangled the idea Friday that he could run for the U.S. presidency in 2016. Ventura eagerly volunteered the possibility while at Minnesota's Capitol -- and pushed back against skepticism that he would re-enter the political fray after being out of office since 2003. It's hardly the first time the publicity savvy Ventura has broached the idea he would run for the White House or Senate, only to pass on a campaign. He said the next race is "an opportune time" for an independent...
  • Ventura dangles idea of 2016 presidential bid (ROFL)

    05/31/2013 5:23:16 PM PDT · by markomalley · 53 replies
    AP ^ | 5/31/2013 | BRIAN BAKST
    ust back from his part-time home in Mexico, former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura dangled the idea Friday that he could run for the U.S. presidency in 2016. Ventura eagerly volunteered the possibility while at Minnesota's Capitol - and pushed back against skepticism that he would re-enter the political fray after being out of office since 2003. It's hardly the first time the publicity savvy Ventura has broached the idea he would run for the White House or Senate, only to pass on a campaign. He said the next race is "an opportune time" for an independent like him to run...
  • Jesse Ventura lawsuit: Navy SEAL says he decked ex-governor

    08/29/2012 3:21:00 PM PDT · by TurboZamboni · 14 replies
    pioneer press ^ | 8-29-12 | David Hanners
    A group of combat-tested Navy SEALs say they learned something any statehouse reporter in Minnesota could've told them: When Jesse Ventura talks, the subject is usually Jesse Ventura. But the special forces members -- some still on active duty -- are supporting a comrade's claim that during a wake for a fallen team member six years ago, the former governor popped off one too many times, prompting one of them to deck him in a California bar. After that SEAL, Chris Kyle, described the alleged incident in his memoirs about his military career as a sniper, Ventura sued him, claiming...
  • Why Did the ‘Deadliest’ SEAL Sniper Punch Jesse Ventura in The Face?

    01/05/2012 7:36:47 AM PST · by GlockThe Vote · 62 replies
    The Blaze ^ | January 5, 2012 | Mike Opelka
    Why Did the ‘Deadliest’ SEAL Sniper Punch Jesse Ventura in The Face? Posted on January 5, 2012 at 6:20am by Mike Opelka Print »Email » Comments (172)Imagine what would happen if a man in a bar told a group of Navy SEALs that he: •Disagrees with the war. •Believes they (the military) are murderers, killing innocent people… men, women and children •Thought they probably deserve to lose a few of their own. You are probably wondering if the guy making the offensive comments is still alive. He is alive, and he also happens to be Jesse Ventura, a SEAL alum/reservist...
  • Navy Seal Sharpshooter Chris Kyle Punched Jesse Ventura ( after insult at wake )

    01/05/2012 3:33:00 PM PST · by Para-Ord.45 · 17 replies
    http://www.youtube.com/ ^ | January 04 2012 | Opieradio
    Navy Seal Sharpshooter Chris Kyle talks to Opie and Anthony about the time he punched Jesse Ventura in the face,knocked him on his ass and took off before cops could bust him. (video at link)
  • Jesse Ventura Sets Sights on Wife of Slain Navy SEAL Chris Kyle

    05/31/2013 2:39:01 PM PDT · by Bratch · 44 replies
    NavySeals.com ^ | May 31st, 2013 | Michael Smith
    In my opinion, the actions of Jesse Ventura are classless and dishonorable.  Chris Kyle is an American Hero and his wife Taya, an amazing woman.  The Kyle’s have both sacrificed for many amazing selfless causes.  Move on Ventura!Ventura claims that damages from slain ex-SEAL Chris Kyle’s “American Sniper” continue.Former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura is setting his legal sights on the widow of a former Navy SEAL he had sued for defamation.Lawyers for Ventura have asked a federal court to continue his lawsuit against Chris Kyle — who was killed in February by a young veteran he was mentoring — by...
  • The Assasination of Top Sniper American SEAL Chris Kyle

    02/07/2013 11:44:21 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 20 replies
    Asian Week ^ | February 8, 2013 | Arthur Hu
    All America needs is yet another unexplained lone gunman non-terrorist killing of American Hero Chris Kyle. He was America’s most celebrated sniper of the Afghanistan conflict described by wikipedia: a United States Navy SEAL and the most lethal sniper in American military history, with 160 confirmed kills (out of 255 claimed kills) At the age of 8, Kyle’s father taught him to shoot. As a youth, he trained as a bronco rider for the rodeo, which he gave up after a serious injury to his arm. He had intended to volunteer and enlist in the U.S. Marine Corps, and was...
  • Author of "American Sniper" among the dead at Rough Creek (CHRIS KYLE MURDERED!)

    02/02/2013 7:01:42 PM PST · by hawkeye101 · 328 replies
    A former Tarleton State University student who wrote the best-selling book, "American Sniper," was one of two victims shot and killed at Rough Creek Lodge late Saturday afternoon. Chris Kyle and a friend were found dead at Rough Creek's shooting range.
  • (Jesse) Ventura speaks out against Minnesota gay marriage amendment

    09/17/2012 6:26:20 PM PDT · by MplsSteve · 28 replies
    Duluth (Mn) News-Tribune ^ | 9/17/12 | MplsSteve
    Former Gov. Jesse Ventura is speaking out against a gay marriage ban on the Minnesota ballot. The former Independence Party governor and longtime gay rights supporter appears in a video posted online Friday by Minnesotans United for All Families, the main group working to defeat the proposed constitutional amendment. Voters will decide in November whether to add the ban to the state's constitution. In the video, Ventura says, “Love is by far bigger than government can ever be.”
  • Ex-SEAL: Jesse Ventura got popped after popping off

    08/29/2012 6:02:34 AM PDT · by Hunton Peck · 16 replies
    Minneapolis Star Tribune ^ | August 28, 2012 - 11:00 PM | DAN BROWNING
    If former Gov. Jesse Ventura didn't like what Navy SEAL Chris Kyle wrote about him in his memoir, "American Sniper," he's going to positively hate what five fellow SEALs -- and the mothers of two of their fallen comrades -- have to say about him. Kyle's friends and associates have rallied to his defense in a defamation lawsuit Ventura filed in Hennepin County.... *** Andrew Paul, a reservist Navy SEAL, said he notified Mansoor's family about his death and helped carry his body off the plane. "I grew up watching [the movie] 'Predator' and professional wrestling. I thought it would...
  • Jesse Ventura aims to get even with Navy SEAL in court

    02/24/2012 6:43:49 PM PST · by ButThreeLeftsDo · 48 replies · 1+ views
    StarTribune.com ^ | 2/24/12 | Dan Browning
    "Scruff Face"? Them's fighting words to Jesse "The Body" Ventura, Minnesota's controversial former governor and TV provocateur. Ventura, whose real name is James Janos, recently filed a defamation lawsuit against Navy SEAL Chris Kyle over the portrayal of a bar fight Kyle claims they had six years ago in Coronado, Calif. Kyle wrote about the alleged incident in his recent memoir "American Sniper: The Autobiography of the Most Lethal Sniper in U.S. Military History." Under the headline, "Punching Out Scruff Face," Kyle describes a confrontation with a "celebrity" who served in the military during the Vietnam War and who "most...
  • Navy Seal Describes Time He Punched Jesse Ventura In Face [JESSE VENTURA SAYS SEALS DESERVE TO DIE]

    01/05/2012 7:14:38 PM PST · by RaceBannon · 140 replies
    Brietbart ^ | Andrew Brietbart
    Click on the link, it is a video, with vulgarity, of a Navy SEAL who was at a wake that Jesse Ventura attended, and Ventura said that in this war, NAVY SEALS DESERVE TO DIE!!
  • Jesse Ventura denies fight ever happened with Navy Seal

    01/08/2012 4:47:17 PM PST · by GlockThe Vote · 69 replies
    Conspiracy Theories ^ | 01/08/2012 | Jesse Ventura
    Jesse’s Statement: The event this man spoke of never happened. I have been to Mc P’s many times since leaving the Navy. I was never there alone. I was always accompanied by other people. If this happened 6 years ago, someone would have known of it before now. Certainly in the UDT/SEAL community it would have been known. This has to be news to all of us. I have always opposed the war in Iraq but I have never spoken or wished any ill will towards the soldiers. My heart aches that soldiers have died or been wounded because this...
  • Former Minnesota Gov. Ventura Miffed by Courts, Says He's Off to Mexico

    11/05/2011 7:59:54 PM PDT · by nuconvert · 45 replies
    Former Minnesota Gov. and professional wrestler Jesse Ventura is so upset by the dismissal of his airport security lawsuit that he threatened Friday to apply for dual citizenship so he can spend more time in his beloved Mexico -- or run for president of what he labeled "the Fascist States of America."
  • Ventura, miffed by court, says he's off to Mexico

    11/05/2011 12:52:17 PM PDT · by GR_Jr. · 35 replies
    Yahoo/AP ^ | 11-5-11 | BRIAN BAKST
    ST. PAUL, Minnesota (AP) — Former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura is so upset by the dismissal of his airport security lawsuit that he threatened Friday to apply for dual citizenship so he can spend more time in his beloved Mexico — or run for president of what he labeled "the Fascist States of America." Ventura, also a former wrestling star, sued the U.S. government in January, alleging that airport scans and pat-downs amounted to unreasonable search and seizure. A district judge threw out his lawsuit Thursday, ruling it should have been filed in a Circuit Court of Appeals. Ventura has...
  • Ventura, miffed by court, says he's off to Mexico

    11/04/2011 4:43:54 PM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 152 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Nov.4, 2011 | BRIAN BAKST
    ST. PAUL, Minnesota (AP) — Former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura is so upset by the dismissal of his airport security lawsuit that he threatened Friday to apply for dual citizenship so he can spend more time in his beloved Mexico — or run for president of what he labeled "the Fascist States of America." Ventura, also a former wrestling star, sued the U.S. government in January, alleging that airport scans and pat-downs amounted to unreasonable search and seizure.
  • With an eye on 2012 Vice-Presidentship, Jesse Ventura makes explosive statements on 9/11, Obama

    04/04/2011 11:38:30 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 58 replies
    International Business Times ^ | April 5, 2011 | Staff
    Former Minnesota Governor Jesse Ventura, who has revealed plans to run as Vice President with Ron Paul in 2012, is making his presence felt with news-making interviews and explosive statements on 9/11 attacks, President Barack Obama and President-hopeful Michele Bachmann. The former governor-turned-conspiracy theorist, who is currently promoting his book '63 Documents the Government Doesn't Want You to Read', said that he would run for Vice President if Ron Paul ran as an Independent. On ABC's Good Morning America with George Stephanopoulos, Ventura made light the idea of Michele Bachmann, often identified as the "un-Palin", running for President. "You've got...
  • Jesse Ventura: Sarah Palin will win

    04/03/2011 4:26:33 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 75 replies
    The State Column ^ | April 3, 2011 | Staff
    Former Minnesota governor Jesse Ventura, in an upcoming appearance on “Piers Morgan Tonight,” says former Alaska governor Sarah Palin will win the 2012 Republican presidential nomination. “She’s the type of person that certainly will be controlled by the status quo and the power structure. So she’d make a perfect candidate for them, she’ll do what she’s told,” Mr. Ventura says. The former Minnesota governor noted Ms. Palin’s reality show and her current contributions on Fox News, saying the Republican Party is “grooming” her. The former Alaska governor has yet to announce a presidential campaign. Ms. Palin has noted in the...
  • Jesse Ventura: Palin will 'do what she's told'(groomed to be the nominee and then to be control)

    04/01/2011 7:23:42 PM PDT · by Bigtigermike · 50 replies
    cnn ^ | Friday April 01, 2011 | CNN's Rebecca Stewart
    Former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura says Sarah Palin will be the GOP nominee for president in 2012, and she'll "be controlled by the status quo." Appearing on CNN's "Piers Morgan Tonight" Monday at 9 p.m. EST, the one-term Reform Party governor said that former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin is being groomed for the role, though he doesn't care who the presidential nominees are for either party.
  • Breaking: Former Gov. Ventura Will No Longer Fly Due to Abuse He’s Endured at Hands of TSA

    11/20/2010 1:38:08 PM PST · by george76 · 63 replies
    Current TV ^ | November 19, 2010
    Jesse Ventura, announced he will no longer use commercial airlines due to the egregious abuses of the TSA and the government. Ventura said he made the decision to avoid public aircraft after he found himself becoming too comfortable with being routinely searched. He said he was subjected to pat down and search three or four times a week when he traveled for his television show. Ventura had hip surgery and the metal in his body invariably sets off airport metal detectors. Jesse said he will no longer be forced by the TSA to prove he is not a criminal or...
  • Jesse Ventura takes his complaints to the U.S. Capitol

    07/21/2010 4:57:54 AM PDT · by ButThreeLeftsDo · 33 replies · 2+ views
    StarTribune.com ^ | 7/20/10 | Kevin Diaz
    Jesse Ventura has found two new reasons not to trust the government, and he's telling anybody in the halls of Congress who will listen. The first bit of intrigue involves what he sees as the military's move to undermine his reality truTV series, "Conspiracy Theory with Jesse Ventura," by not letting him film a stand-up in front of the Eternal Flame at the gravesite of John F. Kennedy. The former Minnesota governor also claims the U.S. is fighting in Afghanistan to secretly secure a massive lithium deposit to make the world safe for cell phone, computer and electric car batteries....
  • "I am the most powerful man in America!"

    05/21/2010 9:48:58 AM PDT · by newjerseynewsroom · 19 replies · 1,482+ views
    Jesse Ventura on video proclaiming to be the most powerful man in America.
  • Up close and personal with Former Governor Jesse Ventura

    05/21/2010 9:48:58 AM PDT · by newjerseynewsroom · 18 replies · 370+ views
    NJNR: What are your thoughts on the Minnesota Independence party backing Mayor Bloomberg for president in 2012? JV: He's a bright man. He's done an outstanding job here in N.Y. to the best of my knowledge. I mean New Yorkers would know better than me. Whenever I come here it seems he's done a great job with the city. If he runs as a true independent he gets my full support because I don't vote for Democrats or Republicans. I refuse to vote for them and I encourage everyone else in this country to do the same. The problem with...
  • Jesse Venture : "We Have Been Practicing Terrorism For 50 Years, Only We Call It Foreign Policy"

    04/07/2010 11:30:12 AM PDT · by RobinMasters · 39 replies · 759+ views
    Hotair Pundit ^ | APRIL 5, 2010 | Hotair Pundit
    Add this to all the other stupid things he's said....
  • Vanity: Geraldo with Jesse Ventura, Mike Huckabee, Rod Blagojevich

    03/14/2010 12:45:28 AM PST · by iowamark · 15 replies · 635+ views
    Fox News ^ | 03/13/2010 | Gerald Rivera
    I believe that this is my first true vanity. I saw the most repulsive thing on FNC tonight. I wanted to turn the channel but I couldn't. I felt like I was watching a live broadcast from Hell. It was pure evil. Geraldo Rivera with Jesse Ventura, Mike Huckabee, Rod Blagojevich. Then for a guest they had Michael Lohan to talk about his daughter Lindsay. It appears that Ventura and Huckabee have joined Geraldo in totally supporting Obama. Blago seems to be avoiding politics as might be wise for someone nearing trial.
  • Behar Calls for Limbaugh Firing Over ‘Massa’ Play on Words; Dabbles in 9/11 Trutherism with Ventura

    03/11/2010 6:38:22 AM PST · by Rufus2007 · 85 replies · 3,152+ views
    Newsbusters ^ | March 11, 2010 | Jeff Poor
    Has Joy Behar run out of things to talk about? Is the HLN host and "The View" co-host allowing producers to select her topics? On HLN's March 10 "The Joy Behar Show," Behar suggested it might be time for conservative talk show host Rush Limbaugh to go after making certain remarks involving embattled New York Gov. David Paterson and former Rep. Eric Massa, D-N.Y. "This whole Massa controversy gave him an excuse to make a racial slur against New York Governor David Paterson," Behar said. "Not that Rush needs an excuse to make a racial slur." ...more (w/video)...
  • (Jesse) Ventura Releasing New Book On Conspiracy Theories

    01/22/2010 6:31:02 PM PST · by ButThreeLeftsDo · 26 replies · 1,558+ views
    WCCO.com ^ | 1/22/10 | AP
    Former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura is taking on everything from the attacks of Sept. 11 to the elections of 2000 and 2004 in a new book examining conspiracy theories. Ventura will start a tour March 8 to promote his book, "American Conspiracies: Lies, Lies, and More Dirty Lies the Government Tells Us." He is currently hosting a TruTV series with a similar theme, called "Conspiracy Theory with Jesse Ventura."
  • Jesse Ventura exclusive: Conspiracy Theory host talks 9/11, JFK, and Vietnam (Tinfoil Alert)

    12/02/2009 6:17:40 PM PST · by markomalley · 34 replies · 1,697+ views
    Mpls City Pages ^ | 11/30/2009 | Hart Van Denburg
    Jesse Ventura wants to talk. He's on the phone, growling. "You want an exclusive?" The guy hates the press. During his governorship, he famously printed press passes that read, "Media Jackal." Why's he calling now? "My new show on TV," he says. Ventura says he would have given the interview to the Star Tribune, but last time he got the shaft. The paper said he could only fight when he knew the other guy's moves first—a cheap shot at his long ago pro wrestling career. "So I thought I'd talk to you instead," Ventura says. "Give you an exclusive." He...
  • (Jesse)Ventura says MSNBC nixed his show for not supporting Iraq War

    11/30/2009 4:44:32 PM PST · by ButThreeLeftsDo · 29 replies · 1,145+ views
    StarTribune.com ^ | 11/30/09 | Eric Roper
    Conspiracy theorists awaiting Wednesday night's premiere of "Conspiracy Theory with Jesse Ventura" might take interest in a curious comment Ventura made in the Los Angeles Times this weekend. Ventura, who has been doing the media rounds promoting his new venture on TruTV, told the paper that MSNBC cancelled his show "Jesse Ventura's America" in 2003 because he did not support the Iraq War. He said the network "in essence" paid him to be silent, which allowed him to purchase a house in Mexico. This is not your first venture into TV hosting since leaving the governorship. What happened to "Jesse...
  • Jesse Ventura Says Gov. Sarah Palin "Is a Quitter" - Video 7/15/09

    07/16/2009 7:24:50 AM PDT · by Federalist Patriot · 32 replies · 890+ views
    Freedom's Lighthouse ^ | July 16, 2009 | BrianinMO
    Here is video of former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura on Larry King Live where he talked about Sonia Sotomayor as a Supreme Court Nominee, new Minnesota Sen. Al Franken, and Gov. Sarah Palin. On Sotomayor, he says she is perfectly qualified and should be confirmed. Ventura said he thinks it's great that Minnesota has elected a Pro Wrestler (himself) and now a comedian to office. He thinks that's what the Founding Fathers intended. Ventura said he flipped a coin to decide if he would seek that Senate seat, and it came up "tails" - not to run. On Sarah Palin,...
  • Quote Of The Day

    05/19/2009 7:01:53 AM PDT · by bocopar · 6 replies · 591+ views
    Bob Parks: Black & Right ^ | 5/19/09 | Bob Parks
    Disregarding the imposing presence, talk about tortured logic... I think what's worse is this: The fact that it happened. If we hadn't waterboarded to begin with none of this would be a controversy, would it? Torture is torture. If you're going to be a country that follows the rule of law which we are, torture is illegal. -- Jesse Ventura, The View, 5/18/09 Mr. Ventura seems quite fixed in his opinion, so I'll avoid the ticking nuclear weapon hypothetical and get a little more personal because I think it's all about what his definition of "torture" is. Let's say someone...
  • Hannity Interview With Kook Jesse Ventura (Video)

    05/18/2009 7:46:22 PM PDT · by Talkradio03 · 16 replies · 918+ views
    hotairpundit ^ | 5/18/09 | talkradio03
    Ventura has about as much credibility with me as Keith Olbermann, Hannity interviews him tonight on Foxnews
  • Jesse Ventura Speaks: Wants Cheney on a Waterboard, Bush Worst President

    05/14/2009 2:09:13 PM PDT · by pissant · 58 replies · 1,960+ views
    Chattahbox ^ | 5/13/09 | staff
    (ChattahBox)—Jesse Ventura appeared on Larry King Live this week and spoke his mind, pulling no punches, telling it like it is, as only a former pro wrestler, former Navy Seal and former Governor of Minnesota can. Larry King asked Ventura his opinions on a variety of political subjects and Ventura began the interview by calling former Senator Norm Coleman a hypocrite and that was just the beginning (Videos below). Ventura took on Norm Coleman for delaying the inevitable and refusing to concede to Al Franken when Coleman himself, called for Franken to concede before the recount, saying Coleman has always...
  • Can people like ventura really make a difference in 2012?

    02/23/2009 1:44:22 PM PST · by DecoyJames · 7 replies · 508+ views
    "The political climate that is taking shape is unprecedented in its friendliness towards independents. If predictions of most economic experts across the spectrum are correct and the economy is still in a rut a year and a half from now when campaigns for the midterm elections begin in earnest, it might very well be a wrap for the two-party-system that we all know and love."
  • Mock the Vote

    10/25/2008 2:41:07 PM PDT · by RogerFGay · 17 replies · 785+ views
    MensNewsDaily.com ^ | October 24, 2008 | David Heleniak
    Jesse Ventura, when he’s not talking about 9-11, makes a lot of sense. Describing the two party system to Larry King, he said: “[W]hat you have today is like walking into the grocery store and you go to the soft drink department, and there is only Pepsi and Coke. Those are the two you get to choose from. There is no Mountain Dew, no Root Beer, no Orange. They’re both Colas; one is slightly sweeter than the other, depending on which side of the aisle you are on.” ... read more
  • Jesse Ventura to Host Conspiracy Theory TV Show

    09/30/2008 2:06:15 PM PDT · by PJ-Comix · 22 replies · 1,033+ views
    NewsBusters ^ | September 30, 2008 | P.J. Gladnick
    Good news for Alex Jones and his fellow 9/11 Truthers. They will finally have a television outlet in which to spew their absurd theories about how "9/11 was an inside job." The reason is that Jesse Ventura has been named as the host of a TruTV mystery show about conspiracy theories. Here is the report from the Minneapolis-St. Paul Star-Tribune announcing the show that is sure to light up the tinfoil hats of conspiracists in dark basements all across the land: Jesse Ventura may or may not have a "judge" show in his future, but one thing's for sure: He's...
  • Jesse Ventura, TV detective: He'll start filming a series in October (Gag Reflex Alert!)

    09/29/2008 4:02:24 PM PDT · by MplsSteve · 13 replies · 309+ views
    Jesse Ventura may or may not have a "judge" show in his future, but one thing's for sure: He's definitely going to be searching for justice. The former governor will host a new program for TruTV (formerly Court TV) in which he'll travel the country, exploring modern-day conspiracies and getting input from believers and skeptics. "I've been a mayor; I've been a governor. Now I get to be a detective and seek the truth," Ventura said in a press statement. The series starts filming in October and is being produced by A. Smith & Co., which is also responsible for...
  • Positive Post about Barr, and Ventura!

    09/09/2008 3:13:36 PM PDT · by alexnobles · 56 replies · 210+ views
    Political Lore ^ | Sept 5 2008 | Alexander Nobles
    Jesse Ventura stated at Ron Paul’s Campaign for Liberty rally in St. Paul, Minnesota, that he would run for president in 2012 if he determined that the grassroots made significant political advances in the interim. It is doubtful he would run for the Libertarian party nod, given that his name alone is bigger than the entire Libertarian party. Ventura could run as an Independent, getting onto all 50 state ballots and possibly winning. This is something that I will be following personally. It looks like the grassroots is already starting to generate momentum for a run in 2012.
  • Jesse Ventura: Palin is Too Inexperienced

    09/08/2008 2:48:32 PM PDT · by pissant · 80 replies · 238+ views
    Newsmax ^ | 9/8/08 | Dave Patten
    Former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura, who flirted with running for president as an independent, tells Newsmax that Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin is too inexperienced to serve as vice president. “Now here she is, after not even having been there for two years, she’s now going to be the VP!?” asked the 57-year-old actor and former pro wrestler. “I can tell you, after two years of being governor, you still don’t always fully understand being governor. And now she’s going to be a heartbeat away from a man who already had cancer, and he’s 73 years old. “I mean, realistically, John...
  • jesse ventura

    08/31/2008 3:04:31 PM PDT · by machogirl · 90 replies · 261+ views
    self | 08/31/08 | self
    jesse ventura writes a book here's summary Former Minnesota governor, professional wrestler, and Navy SEAL Jesse Ventura visits with his latest book, Don't Start the Revolution Without Me! Ventura pulls no punches in discussing our corrupt two-party system, the disastrous war in Iraq, and what he suspects really happened on September 11. He provides personal insights into the Clinton and Bush presidencies, and elaborates on the ways in which third parties are rendered impotent by the country's two dominant parties. He reveals the illegal role of the CIA in states like Minnesota, sensitive and up-to-date information on the Blackwater security...
  • Judge Jesse (Ventura) may be in the future (Major Barf Alert!)

    08/19/2008 6:41:23 AM PDT · by MplsSteve · 21 replies · 61+ views
    Minneapolis StarTribune (aka The Red Star) ^ | 8/19/08 | Don Davis - Staff Reporter
    Jesse Ventura might become a judge. Not a real judge, just a television version of one. The publication TV Week reports that Ventura is close to signing a deal to host a television court show to debut in a year. A Twentieth Television spokesman would not talk about negotiations between his company and the former Independence Party Minnesota governor. However, an official for the Katz Television Group told TV Week that Ventura's history as a navy frogman and a talk-show host "might have the star power to distinguish himself from the welter of court shows." "Jesse is a bigger-than-life personality,...