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Sarah Palin Slams 'Jackass' Jesse Ventura for 'Shaking Down' Chris Kyle Widow
Breitbart's Big Government ^ | August 2, 2014 | Tony Lee

Posted on 08/02/2014 6:35:51 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet

Former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin hammered Jesse Ventura for winning a $2 million defamation lawsuit this week against Chris Kyle's widow.

After Kyle's death, Ventura continued with the lawsuit that stemmed from a passage from Kyle's book in which Kyle claimed he knocked out an unnamed Navy SEAL for trashing the troops. During his book tour, Kyle said that was Ventura. But after Kyle was tragically killed in 2013, many felt that Ventura, who has done a lot to damage his own reputation over the years, should have dropped the lawsuit.

"Hey tough guy, Jesse Ventura, your feelings were hurt because you perceived your reputation was besmirched by words in a book?" Palin said on her SarahPalinChannel. "So you turn around and sue, expecting $2 million from a military widow and her fatherless children? Yeah, like that is going to help your reputation, jackass."

Chris Kyle was a true American patriot -- the soldier who stood up for his country and saved so many lives by doing the job his Commander-in-chief gave him, taking out the bad guys. For his extraordinary work, Chris was known as "The American Sniper."(continued)

(Excerpt) Read more at breitbart.com ...


TOPICS: Government; Military/Veterans; Politics
KEYWORDS: chriskyle; jesseventura; kyle; military; palin; sarahpalin; ventura; win; winning
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1 posted on 08/02/2014 6:35:51 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Hah! The divine Sarah strikes again. Her sweet daughter, Bristol, on Facebook, has been eviscerating him as well.


2 posted on 08/02/2014 6:38:03 PM PDT by miss marmelstein (Richard Lives Yet!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
I think Ventura will be the target of a new knockout game.
3 posted on 08/02/2014 6:39:25 PM PDT by mountainlion (Live well for those that did not make it back.)
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To: KC_Lion

Sarah spanks the Minnesota Wanker.


4 posted on 08/02/2014 6:40:24 PM PDT by kiryandil (making the jests that some FReepers aren't allowed to...)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

If Sarah Palin sued everyone who said bad things about her in books, TV shows and movies she’d never have time for anything else.


5 posted on 08/02/2014 6:43:01 PM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I am not getting this bashing of Ventura... yeah he is a bit of a buffoon, but HE WON in court.

Proving defamation is very hard and there is a high burden of proof, and he was able to prove it.

It was not unfair, if the guy had not died he would be forced to apologize for it.

Yes he could have dropped the case- but the guy made $6 million defaming Ventura and Ventura has $2million reasons not to have dropped it

Leave him alone, I say- he proved his case


6 posted on 08/02/2014 6:43:22 PM PDT by Mr. K (Palin/Cruz 2016)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

In addition to Je$$e Jack$son, there’s now Je$$e Ventura. Sarah better watch out or she’ll be sued.


7 posted on 08/02/2014 6:44:00 PM PDT by AD from SpringBay (http://jonah2eight.blogspot.com/)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Jackass is too kind.

Ventura’s name was not mentioned in the book. Only a person called “Scruff Face”.


8 posted on 08/02/2014 6:45:03 PM PDT by smokingfrog ( sleep with one eye open (<o> ---)
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To: Mr. K
"and he was able to prove it."

Only to 8 of 10 jurors. The defendants agreed to fold to make the buffoon just go away and be able to get on with their lives.

9 posted on 08/02/2014 6:45:35 PM PDT by Paladin2
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To: miss marmelstein

I can't wait 'til Piper starts tweeting.

10 posted on 08/02/2014 6:45:39 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (The most dangerous man to any government is the man who is able to think things out for himself.)
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To: Mr. K

granted, he proved his case in court—

he also proved a lot more about his character

and it is now on full display


11 posted on 08/02/2014 6:46:42 PM PDT by whistleduck
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To: Mr. K

I say Sarah is more man than Jesse…or maybe you too.


12 posted on 08/02/2014 6:48:05 PM PDT by C. Edmund Wright (www.FireKarlRove.com NOW)
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To: Mr. K

“Proving defamation is very hard and there is a high burden of proof, and he was able to prove it.”
The jury was “hung”. The judge offered to settle the case. Kyle’s attorneys rolled the dice only to find it was 8 for Ventura the wimp and two against.
Bad lawyers, piss poor decision.
Ventura the wimp did not prove anything.


13 posted on 08/02/2014 6:48:27 PM PDT by 9422WMR ("Ignorance can be cured by education, but stupidity is forever.")
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

WHY is Alex Jones BUDDIES with this insect..????!?!?!?!?!?!?


14 posted on 08/02/2014 6:49:05 PM PDT by gaijin
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

WHY is Alex Jones BUDDIES with this insect..????!?!?!?!?!?!?


15 posted on 08/02/2014 6:49:05 PM PDT by gaijin
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To: Mr. K

From what I read, the jury was deadlocked, but the judge would not declare a mistrial.

Besides, Ventura has a reputation for shooting his mouth off.


16 posted on 08/02/2014 6:50:02 PM PDT by smokingfrog ( sleep with one eye open (<o> ---)
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To: Mr. K
there is a high burden of proof

How can you prove a case against a guy who is dead? He's not even there to face his accuser. If it was a criminal case and either the accuser or alleged perp was dead, the case would have been dropped. How can you win a case against someone who is not there to defend himself?

17 posted on 08/02/2014 6:50:52 PM PDT by PistolPaknMama
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

That’s our girl!


18 posted on 08/02/2014 6:51:37 PM PDT by McGruff (Seems like some are more interested in protecting Ukraine's border than ours)
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To: gaijin

Truthers, I imagine.


19 posted on 08/02/2014 6:52:58 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (The most dangerous man to any government is the man who is able to think things out for himself.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Now jackass Ventura will sue Sarah for besmirching him.


20 posted on 08/02/2014 6:54:13 PM PDT by Blood of Tyrants (The cure has become worse than the disease. Support an end to the WOD now.)
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To: Mr. K

Ventura is a jackass who has professed his admiration of Castro and Che. He is a public figure and this did not harm his already smarmy reputation. I say that the scumbag should dig deep for personal security.


21 posted on 08/02/2014 6:54:25 PM PDT by MtnClimber (Just doing laps around the sun and shaking my head that progressives can believe what they do!)
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To: Mr. K
Leave him alone, I say- he proved his case

Yep. He did.

22 posted on 08/02/2014 6:54:28 PM PDT by Drew68
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Ventura is an idiot..he gives me a pain.

The fool is a 9/11 truther... how can anyone be that dense.

Taking money from that grieving family is despicable and that act will come to define Ventura as an evil jackass.


23 posted on 08/02/2014 6:56:51 PM PDT by Bobalu (Israel is the most long-suffering and peace loving nation on Earth.)
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To: Blood of Tyrants

I don’t think he’s that stupid.


24 posted on 08/02/2014 6:56:53 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (The most dangerous man to any government is the man who is able to think things out for himself.)
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To: PistolPaknMama
How can you prove a case against a guy who is dead?

Easy. He wrote a book that turned out to contain a bit of BS. He signed his name on it, published it, and earned a nice payday selling it.

25 posted on 08/02/2014 6:57:13 PM PDT by Drew68
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To: Blood of Tyrants

If he did it is a good bet she can afford more than adequate counsel now...


26 posted on 08/02/2014 6:57:26 PM PDT by gov_bean_ counter (Romans 1:22 Professing themselves to be wise, they became fools)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Even though she’s right,she should be name-calling. It’s undignified for a leader/adult.

Ventura lowered peoples opinion of him by doing this.imo


27 posted on 08/02/2014 6:57:46 PM PDT by Finalapproach29er (luke 6:38)
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To: gaijin

I can’t figure that out. Sometimes AJ hits the nail....other times a loon. Wish he had more discernment. He’d be more powerful if he did. Otherwise....it’s like listening to Coast To Coast AM.


28 posted on 08/02/2014 6:58:51 PM PDT by RushIsMyTeddyBear (Illegals Are Getting Flat Screet TV's....NOT TB Screenings!)
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To: Finalapproach29er

opps.sp/

should=shouldn’t


29 posted on 08/02/2014 6:58:54 PM PDT by Finalapproach29er (luke 6:38)
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To: Finalapproach29er

You mean like VP Cheney and the Clymer fellow???


30 posted on 08/02/2014 7:00:04 PM PDT by gov_bean_ counter (Romans 1:22 Professing themselves to be wise, they became fools)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
She's grown quite a bit since we first met her.


31 posted on 08/02/2014 7:01:42 PM PDT by McGruff (Seems like some are more interested in protecting Ukraine's border than ours)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
She's such a little darling!

I will never forget the image of her licking her hand and smoothing down her little brother's unruly hair :-)


32 posted on 08/02/2014 7:02:03 PM PDT by Bobalu (Israel is the most long-suffering and peace loving nation on Earth.)
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To: Mr. K

He is a public figure anyone can call him a wanker, a coward or whatever.


33 posted on 08/02/2014 7:02:34 PM PDT by antceecee (Bless us Lord, forgive us our sins and bring us to everlasting life.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

“expecting $2 million from a military widow and her fatherless children”

That’s a literally true but deceptive characterization if they’re sitting on a 6 million dollar estate from the sale of the book as indicated in the post below.


34 posted on 08/02/2014 7:04:48 PM PDT by Hugin ("Do yourself a favor--first thing, get a firearm!")
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To: Hugin

Did Gov. Palin use the words “destitute, poor” or “poverty-stricken” in her description? And taking even one dollar from a widow and her children is very wrong without a good reason.


35 posted on 08/02/2014 7:07:09 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (The most dangerous man to any government is the man who is able to think things out for himself.)
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To: gaijin

Alex Jones is one of those odd people who are 90% brilliant and 10% crackpot.

I had a friend, now deceased, who was the same way. I told him once he was the world’s smartest crackpot...he laughed :-)


36 posted on 08/02/2014 7:08:31 PM PDT by Bobalu (Israel is the most long-suffering and peace loving nation on Earth.)
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To: Bobalu

Newt would fall into the same category...


37 posted on 08/02/2014 7:09:35 PM PDT by gov_bean_ counter (Romans 1:22 Professing themselves to be wise, they became fools)
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To: Hugin

Which part is incorrect? I’ll dissect it for you.

2 million
military widow
fatherless children

Your turn.


38 posted on 08/02/2014 7:10:27 PM PDT by eyedigress ((zOld storarned m chaser from the west)/?s)
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To: gov_bean_ counter

Good analogy!

She shouldn’t lower herself with name-calling.


39 posted on 08/02/2014 7:11:00 PM PDT by Finalapproach29er (luke 6:38)
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To: whistleduck
And this also speaks to Ventura's lack of character as well:

http://m.townhall.com/columnists/humbertofontova/2014/08/01/jesse-ventura-swoons-over-fidel-castro-and-che-guevara-n1873728

40 posted on 08/02/2014 7:11:50 PM PDT by ScottinVA (If it doesn't include border security, it isn't "reform." It's called "amnesty.")
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To: gov_bean_ counter

I hate to admit it but I guess you are right.

I’m really fond of Newt though.

I have a soft spot for such characters.... Nikola Tesla was also such a man.


41 posted on 08/02/2014 7:14:23 PM PDT by Bobalu (Israel is the most long-suffering and peace loving nation on Earth.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I have actually seen people defending the pig Ventura on TV.


42 posted on 08/02/2014 7:14:54 PM PDT by ozzymandus
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To: gaijin

Alex Jones is a911 truther nut.


43 posted on 08/02/2014 7:16:12 PM PDT by ozzymandus
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To: Mr. K

/barf


44 posted on 08/02/2014 7:16:20 PM PDT by piytar (The predator-class is furious that their prey are shooting back.)
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To: Mr. K

Yeah, he’s your buddy. Doesn’t say much for you. Sued any widows lately?


45 posted on 08/02/2014 7:17:13 PM PDT by ozzymandus
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

She’s got that spunk....like her mom. Haha! Love it!


46 posted on 08/02/2014 7:17:57 PM PDT by RushIsMyTeddyBear (Illegals Are Getting Flat Screet TV's....NOT TB Screenings!)
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To: Hugin

BTW, I don’t care if he had a Billion dollar estate.

Jesse sued a dead man and won.

The wife and children of this dead man had absolutely no involvement with this idiot, Jesse “The Body” Ventura.


47 posted on 08/02/2014 7:18:15 PM PDT by eyedigress ((zOld storarned m chaser from the west)/?s)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Did Gov. Palin use the words “destitute, poor” or “poverty-stricken” in her description?

She implied it. When you say "military widow and her fatherless children" the implication is that they are not well off. The average person hearing that and not knowing the background of the story would certainly think so. It's entirely possible to state facts in such a way as to distort the truth. For example I could say Sarah Palin "resigned as governor under a cloud of accusations of official misconduct". Factual, but it distorts the truth.

48 posted on 08/02/2014 7:18:33 PM PDT by Hugin ("Do yourself a favor--first thing, get a firearm!")
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To: ScottinVA
I am unable to understand how Ventura was even allowed to sue given New York Times Co. v. Sullivan

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/New_York_Times_Co._v._Sullivan

Obviously there is something here I am not quite grasping.

49 posted on 08/02/2014 7:18:57 PM PDT by Robwin
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

If Boa Boi thought his reputation was damaged before his chicken**** lawsuit, it’s worse now. He’s a crybaby.


50 posted on 08/02/2014 7:19:09 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (America is not a refugee camp! It is my home!!!)
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