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Jesse Ventura Swoons Over Fidel Castro and Che Guevara
Townhall.com ^ | 8-1-2014 | Humberto Fontova

Posted on 08/01/2014 3:57:37 PM PDT by servo1969

Maybe it’s just a coincidence that somebody like Jesse Ventura is also a major fan of Fidel Castro and Che Guevara? (Or claims to be for the publicity value among the “hip”?)

Recalling his visit to Cuba and meeting with Fidel Castro in 2002 Ventura grew misty-eyed: “Fidel Castro looked into my eyes and told me I was a man of great courage…Maybe he (Castro) saw a little of him in me.”

Recall the Cowardly Lion’s reaction when the Wizard grants him “the NERVE.” Well, Jesse Ventura’s moronic gloating outdoes even the lion’s (“Shucks, folks, I’m speechless..ha-ha…Ain’t it the truth! Ain’t it the truth!”)

And this imbecile and buffoon (or is it master fraud and expert showman?) was elected governor of a populous and prosperous state, and honored by Harvard University with the title of “Visiting Fellow,” to say nothing of his career as media host and author.

“And I’ll tell you another thing that shows me a little bit more about Castro” also revealed Ventura in an interview. “The main downtown building in Havana has this huge flat wall and it has got a huge portrait on it. It’s not Castro. It’s Che Guevara. The biggest photograph in downtown Havana was a mural on a wall of Che. Now if Castro was such an egomaniac and all this, wouldn’t he put himself up there instead of Che?”

For a man with Ventura’s (mostly self-) vaunted “street smarts,” Fidel Castro’s blandishments of (the conveniently dead) Che Guevara should be a cinch to plumb. Didn’t Don Barzini send the biggest and fanciest flowers to Don Corleone’s funeral?

The Minneapolis Star Tribune reported how on his Cuba visit Ventura spoke at the University of Havana where he “exhorted students to dream big and work hard to achieve success!” Here one blinks, looks again—and gapes. You long to believe otherwise, you grope for an extenuation, you hope you misread—but it’s inescapable: A man elected as governor of a populous and prosperous U.S. State (and a “Harvard Visiting Fellow”) cannot distinguish between the subjects of a Stalinist police state and the attendees of an AmWay convention.

Ask anyone familiar with Communism. To achieve “success” in such as Castro’s Stalinist fiefdom, you join the Communist Party, you pucker up and stoop down behind Fidel and his toadies and smooch away. (Either that or jump on a raft.)

So come to think of it, Jesse Ventura indeed had much to teach those Havana U. students. On his Cuba visit he performed brilliantly.

Years later when, during an interview, The Daily Caller’s Jaime Weinstein suggested to Ventura that Castro runs a very inhumane dictatorship, a “shocked” (or expertly performing?) Ventura gasped: “They have the highest health care of any Latin American country! … What has he (Fidel Castro) done that’s inhumane?”

For the benefit of the esteemed academics who granted Ventura’s “Visiting Fellowship” at Harvard University's John F. Kennedy School of Government, here’s a few fully- documented items that might address their esteemed “Visiting Fellow’s” question:

Fidel Castro’s regime jailed and tortured political prisoners at a higher rate than Stalin’s during the Great Terror, murdered more Cubans in its first three years in power than Hitler’s murdered Germans during its first six and came closest of anyone in history to starting a worldwide Nuclear war. In the above process Fidel Castro and Che Guevara converted a nation with a higher per-capita income than half of Europe and a huge influx of immigrants into one that repels Haitians and boasts the highest suicide rate in the Western Hemisphere.

"What has Cuba ever done to us?!” the again “shocked” (or masterfully miming) “Harvard Visiting Fellow” gasped recently on his show On the Grid. “We've been practicing terrorism against them!”

“War against the United States is my true destiny,” Fidel Castro had confided in a letter to a friend in 1958. “When this war’s over I’ll start that much bigger war.”

“Of course I knew the missiles were nuclear- armed,” responded Fidel Castro to Robert McNamara during a meeting in 1992. “That’s precisely why I urged Khrushchev to launch them!”

But for the purposes of this discussion let’s overlook the above trivialities, as they’re obviously regarded by Harvard’s esteemed academics. Instead let’s focus on the fact that Jesse Ventura claims some sort of “fellowship” with American servicemen, especially Viet-Nam veterans. (Granted, this fellowship is–to put it mildly—not fully reciprocated.)

So again, for the benefit of the esteemed academics who granted Ventura’s “Visiting Fellowship” at Harvard University's John F. Kennedy School of Government, we’ll mention a few items to highlight their “Visiting Fellow’s” ignorance (or expert burlesque?) To wit:

In 1967 Fidel Castro sent several of his regime's most promising sadists to North Vietnamese prison camps to instruct the Vietnamese reds in finer points of their profession. Testimony during Congressional hearings titled, "The Cuban Torture Program; Torture of American Prisoners by Cuban Agents" held on November 1999 provide some of the harrowing details.

The communists titled their torture program "the Cuba Project," and it took place during 67-68 primarily at the Cu Loc POW camp (also known as "The Zoo") on the southwestern edge of Hanoi. In brief, this "Cuba Project" was a Joseph Mengelese experiment run by Castroite Cubans to determine how much physical and psychological agony a human can endure before cracking.

The North Vietnamese—please note!— never, ever asked the Castroites for advice on combat. They knew better. Unlike director Steven Soderbergh, they saw through the whole "Che as Guerrilla" hoopla for what it was and is: a Castroite hoax to camouflage the Inspector Clousseau-like bumblings of an incurable military idiot--and more specifically, Castro's own hand in the idiot's offing.

No, the North Vietnamese sought Castroite tutelage only on torture of the defenseless, well aware of the Castroites expertise in this matter.

For their experiment the Castroites chose twenty American POWs. One died: Lieutenant Colonel Earl Cobeil, an Air Force F-105 pilot. His death came slowly, in agonizing stages, under torture. Upon learning his Castroite Cuban affiliation, the American POWs nicknamed Cobeil's Cuban torturer, "Fidel."

"The difference between the Vietnamese and "Fidel' was that once the Vietnamese got what they wanted they let up, at least for a while,” testified fellow POW Captain Ray Vohden USN. “Not so with the Cubans. Earl Cobeil had resisted 'Fidel' to the maximum. I heard the thud of the belt falling on Cobeil's body again and again, as Fidel screamed "you son of a beech! I will show you! Kneel down!--KNEEL DOWN!” The Cubans unmercifully beat a mentally defenseless, sick American naval pilot to death."

"Earl Cobeil was a complete physical disaster when we saw him," testified another fellow POW, Col. Jack Bomar. "He had been tortured for days and days and days. His hands were almost severed from the manacles. He had bamboo in his shins. All kinds of welts up and down all over; his face was bloody. Then 'Fidel' began to beat him with a fan belt.”

According to the book Honor Bound the tortures of U.S. POWs by Castro’s agents were “the worst sieges of torture any American withstood in Hanoi.”


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1 posted on 08/01/2014 3:57:38 PM PDT by servo1969
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To: servo1969

POS bump.

5.56mm


2 posted on 08/01/2014 4:00:05 PM PDT by M Kehoe
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To: servo1969

I suspect he will be the center of a “knock out game” with seals and other patriots.


3 posted on 08/01/2014 4:01:30 PM PDT by mountainlion (Live well for those that did not make it back.)
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To: servo1969

Ventura was a flash in the pan who should have retired quietly in the land of has-beens, instead of hanging around to be a fool.


4 posted on 08/01/2014 4:05:02 PM PDT by pallis
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To: pallis

This could be the reason Ventura the turd got his ass kicked! Maybe SEALs know a commie and a turd when they smell one.


5 posted on 08/01/2014 4:12:42 PM PDT by lostboy61 (Lock and Load and stand your ground!.)
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To: servo1969

He has always been a lowlife.


6 posted on 08/01/2014 4:14:32 PM PDT by dainbramaged (Get out of my country now)
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To: pallis

Since Jesse couldn’t kick Chris Kyle’s azz he went to court and kicked Chris Kyles’ wife’s azz. I guess his good name is now restored and he will feel welcome at future SEAL reunions. (sarc)


7 posted on 08/01/2014 4:15:43 PM PDT by Georgia Girl 2 (The only purpose o f a pistol is to fight your way back to the rifle you should never have dropped.)
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To: servo1969

Jesse is sure a fur ball! He used to come on the Mike Trivisanno Show on WTAM here in Cleveland. He called himself “Mr. Blue.” They disguised his voice electronically, but,,,, he has such distinctive mannerisms, etc., that it was easy to tell just who Mr. Blue was! I’ve spent lots of time in recording studios, and I knew it was him after hearing one sentence. I emailed Mike and asked him when he was going to have Jesse “Blue” on again. No answer, but the next time he was on, they altered his voice even more!
If he comes on again, I’m going to call in and call him Jesse. But they’ll just bleep it out!


8 posted on 08/01/2014 4:18:32 PM PDT by Dr. Bogus Pachysandra ( Ya can't pick up a turd by the clean end!)
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To: servo1969

What—a Libertarian not keeping the communism in the closet? Even the anarchists of old knew better than to honestly reveal their communism.


9 posted on 08/01/2014 4:21:53 PM PDT by familyop (We Baby Boomers are croaking in an avalanche of corruption smelled around the planet.)
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To: servo1969

Another grave I pray I live long enough to piss on.


10 posted on 08/01/2014 4:30:59 PM PDT by Post5203 (For the first time in my life, I despise this country.)
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To: servo1969

Jesse bullies widows but admires mass murderers like Fidel and Che. Disgusting.


11 posted on 08/01/2014 4:48:18 PM PDT by Pollster1 ("Shall not be infringed" is unambiguous.)
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To: servo1969

One has to be careful about what you say about Boa Boi. Swish!


12 posted on 08/01/2014 4:49:39 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (America is not a refugee camp! It is my home!!!)
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To: Pollster1

Stay tuned here at this article. I’m hoping that one of the Cuban torturers’ victim at the Hanoi Hilton will soon be joining us.

See if he mentioned “Lump” as well as his dealings with “Fidel” and a couple other of Castro’s finest.


13 posted on 08/01/2014 4:55:25 PM PDT by MadMax, the Grinning Reaper
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To: servo1969

Steroids kill brain tissue.


14 posted on 08/01/2014 4:57:50 PM PDT by TigersEye ("No man left behind" means something different to 0bama.)
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To: Usagi_yo

Ping


15 posted on 08/01/2014 5:04:32 PM PDT by nickcarraway
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To: Usagi_yo

Ping


16 posted on 08/01/2014 5:04:32 PM PDT by nickcarraway
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To: pallis

Ventura is a has-been who never was.


17 posted on 08/01/2014 5:12:29 PM PDT by jmacusa (Liberalism defined: When mom and dad go away for the weekend and the kids are in charge.)
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To: familyop

So libertarians are closet communists?

Please pardon me while I chuckle a bit at your ignorance.


18 posted on 08/01/2014 5:19:42 PM PDT by Yardstick
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To: dainbramaged

Jesse Ventura Swoons Over Fidel Castro and Che Guevara
Someone outta deck him.... again.


19 posted on 08/01/2014 5:24:19 PM PDT by minnesota_bound
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To: jmacusa

That’s why he wants $$$$. He’ll get it by hook or crook.


20 posted on 08/01/2014 5:38:27 PM PDT by 12Gauge687
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To: servo1969

I’ve seen the building with Che’s outline. When the average Cuban feels they can speak freely they will tell you Fidel (you don’t say his name, the sign for Fidel is rubbing your chin...the beard) had Che whacked....there is only room for 1 live hero in the revolution... Che had to go.


21 posted on 08/01/2014 6:34:29 PM PDT by fungoking (Tis a pleasure to live in the Ozarks)
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To: nickcarraway

I like Jesse Ventura. I liked Daniel Patrick Moynihan too (for all together different reasons). That’s despite their political leanings, not because of.


22 posted on 08/01/2014 6:46:40 PM PDT by Usagi_yo (I don't have a soul, I'm a soul that has a body. -- Unknown)
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To: Yardstick

There a lot of people claiming to be Libertarian the don’t even know what a libertarian actually is..

a libertarian is not an communist/anarchist/ but a lot of communist/anarchists claimed to be libertarian.


23 posted on 08/01/2014 6:46:48 PM PDT by tophat9000 (An Eye for an Eye, a Word for a Word...nothing more)
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To: servo1969

Jesse Ventura: Proof that in the WWE, the bouts may be scripted, but the concussions are very, very real.

For future reference, Jess, if you’re a heel in the wrestling life, you’re cool. If you’re a heel in real life, you’re a douchebag.


24 posted on 08/01/2014 6:51:35 PM PDT by RichInOC (No! BAD Rich! (What'd I say?))
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To: tophat9000

The classic example being Noam Chomsky who calls himself a “libertarian socialist” — a contradiction in terms if there ever was one.


25 posted on 08/01/2014 7:48:27 PM PDT by Yardstick
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To: tophat9000

James Janos is a leftist fruitcake. He is a pro-abortion, pro homosexual “marriage” leftwing POS of the first degree.
He is also a lying dog when it comes to representing his military service. He is not a former Navy Seal and he is not a combat veteran. Here’s a quote from the legend in his own mind James Janos.

“Until you have hunted men, you haven’t hunted yet.”

Will considering he was never in combat, he apparently thinks making B movies is the same as really shooting at someone.


26 posted on 08/02/2014 7:10:18 AM PDT by NKP_Vet
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; cardinal4; ColdOne; ...

9/11 truther.

Jesse Ventura “Lets Look At The Whole 9/11 Conspiracy For A Moment...”
[also he talks against the shutdown because it was trying to deny healthcare for everyone]
October 03, 2013 Russia Today News
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7M31FdI9lBo


27 posted on 08/02/2014 7:14:56 AM PDT by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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Who will be US President in 2016 - Jesse Ventura on CNN Piers Morgan
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LNddrXxec8s


28 posted on 08/02/2014 7:20:06 AM PDT by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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