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Jesse gets in (another) last word
St Paul Pionees Press ^ | 01/03/2008 | RACHEL E. STASSEN-BERGER and BILL SALISBURY

Posted on 01/03/2008 11:10:04 AM PST by dave k

Former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura and his strongly held, sometimes outrageous opinions will soon be back on public display in his new book, "Don't Start the Revolution Without Me."

The book - part Mexico travelogue, part memoir, part screed - details his brushes with famous people; his feelings about his governorship; and hints, teases and jokes about a possible 2008 run for president.

In the book, co-written with author Dick Russell, Ventura says he suggested to then-President Clinton that certain disputed Israeli sites should be blown up to stop the fighting over them; he consulted with then-Vice President Al Gore about a Minnesota abortion debate; and he offered to be Sen. John McCain's running mate in 2000, if the Republican ran as an independent candidate.

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TOPICS: News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: Minnesota
KEYWORDS: mn; ventura

Jesse Ventura is STILL bitter! He cannot grasp the fact that he was a one term governer who was berated by his constituents (and the media jackals!!!) after many of them woke up and realized what they did by voting him in office.

I love the quote he got from ALGORE:

'You throw everything else out of the equation, and you go with what you believe is right'

At least Al is following his own advice on his one man global warming crusade.

Jesse is just another bitter has-been who cannot come to terms that his time has passed.

1 posted on 01/03/2008 11:10:04 AM PST by dave k
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To: dave k

Hunter for President, Ventura for Vice-President.


2 posted on 01/03/2008 11:11:36 AM PST by wastedyears (Tell me why I had to be a powerslave... Iron Maiden March 14th, 2008)
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To: dave k
He was being himself when he wore tights with feather boas and rolled around on a canvas with other men.

LLS

3 posted on 01/03/2008 11:12:53 AM PST by LibLieSlayer (Support America, Kill terrorists, Destroy dims and vote Fred!)
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To: LibLieSlayer

He was also being himself as a first-generation SEAL.


4 posted on 01/03/2008 11:16:45 AM PST by wastedyears (Tell me why I had to be a powerslave... Iron Maiden March 14th, 2008)
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To: dave k
Poor Jessy “The Body” Ventura passed his level of competence when he was the color commentator for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers of the NFL.
5 posted on 01/03/2008 11:17:00 AM PST by subterfuge (HILLARY IS: She who must NOT be Dismayed)
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To: wastedyears

Not quite a SEAL.


6 posted on 01/03/2008 11:25:29 AM PST by Eric in the Ozarks (ENERGY CRISIS made in Washington D. C.)
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To: dave k

Jesse says antyime anytwhere, punk. :)


7 posted on 01/03/2008 11:30:32 AM PST by Augustinian monk (.)
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To: dave k
"In the book, co-written with author Dick Russell, Ventura says he suggested to then-President Clinton that certain disputed Israeli sites should be blown up to stop the fighting over them;"

Hey Jesse! (meat head) How about digging huge sewage lagoons in these areas instead, and just use them for waste treatment? Throw some carp in there for the die hard Jihadists to fish and feed themselves with. Your friend Hulkster

8 posted on 01/03/2008 11:32:51 AM PST by Nathan Zachary
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To: wastedyears
True enough... it was the finest thing that he ever accomplished... but he hit his stride and personality wrestling Rick Flair and the boyz.

LLS

9 posted on 01/03/2008 11:37:15 AM PST by LibLieSlayer (Support America, Kill terrorists, Destroy dims and vote Fred!)
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To: Eric in the Ozarks

Was he a seal or not? I really do not know... I always thought he was. Did he ring the bell?

LLS


10 posted on 01/03/2008 11:38:07 AM PST by LibLieSlayer (Support America, Kill terrorists, Destroy dims and vote Fred!)
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To: LibLieSlayer

He was not a SEAL and not in Viet Nam. He was a Navy UDT in the Philippines. He liked to vaguely suggest that he was a SE Asia snake eater but not quite.


11 posted on 01/03/2008 11:42:46 AM PST by Eric in the Ozarks (ENERGY CRISIS made in Washington D. C.)
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To: LibLieSlayer

I believe something like UDT but not SEAL. Something like that.


12 posted on 01/03/2008 11:42:54 AM PST by Doctor Raoul (Abolish the CIA, give the job to the Free Clinic who know how to stop leaks.)
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To: dave k

Jesse Ventura = Assh*le...period.


13 posted on 01/03/2008 11:44:57 AM PST by threeleftsmakearight
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To: threeleftsmakearight

being in an UDT wasnt an easy thing now or then.


14 posted on 01/03/2008 11:49:53 AM PST by abstracTT
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To: dave k

Why all the hatin’ on Jesse?

I respect him, if for only one interview that I witnessed,

where he told some welfare queens that it wasn’t the government’s problem if they chose the wrong guy to get pregnant by.


15 posted on 01/03/2008 11:51:49 AM PST by MrB (You can't reason people out of a position that they didn't use reason to get into in the first place)
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To: Eric in the Ozarks

We’re seeing/hearing the after effects of years of steroid abuse....


16 posted on 01/03/2008 11:53:34 AM PST by ButThreeLeftsDo (Fred08)
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To: threeleftsmakearight

Self promoting huckster...everything is alway’s “ME! ME! ME!” with him...


17 posted on 01/03/2008 11:55:54 AM PST by dave k (Unplug the spin machine...)
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To: abstracTT

No question UDT is a tough assignment. Not SEAL level, from what I’ve read and been told (by a SEAL.)


18 posted on 01/03/2008 11:58:11 AM PST by Eric in the Ozarks (ENERGY CRISIS made in Washington D. C.)
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To: MrB
Why all the hatin’ on Jesse? I respect him, if for only one interview that I witnessed, where he told some welfare queens that it wasn’t the government’s problem if they chose the wrong guy to get pregnant by.

Every politician has at least one golden soundbite that appeals to everyone...

Not hatin' the guy, just being honest and overtly critical...he became such a baby about everything that it tainted the few good things he did accomplish.

19 posted on 01/03/2008 12:05:47 PM PST by dave k (Unplug the spin machine...)
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To: subterfuge

Didn’t he do commentary for the XFL (or whatever the h*ll it was called)?


20 posted on 01/03/2008 12:07:23 PM PST by dave k (Unplug the spin machine...)
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To: dave k

I don’t remember that. But he was a radio guy for the Bucs somewhere in between the movies, NFL, steroids, pro-rasslin’, politics etc.


21 posted on 01/03/2008 12:21:56 PM PST by subterfuge (HILLARY IS: She who must NOT be Dismayed)
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To: dave k
Self promoting huckster...everything is alway’s “ME! ME! ME!” with him...

How's that different from your average politician?
22 posted on 01/03/2008 2:34:20 PM PST by fr_freak
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To: dave k

Yup and he was first at the table when it cam time to divvy up the income. The XFL tanked but Jesse still got his guarantee.


23 posted on 01/03/2008 4:02:50 PM PST by Eric in the Ozarks (ENERGY CRISIS made in Washington D. C.)
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To: dave k

Jesse was a one time governor, (not governer, like some paraprofessionals would think) because he only ran for one term. He’s never lost an election, that’s quite a feat! What I find odd, is that the two major parties were more upset losing to a third party candidate, then when they lose to each other. “Self promoting huckster...everything is alway’s “ME! ME! ME!” with him...” “Alway is”, huh?


24 posted on 01/05/2008 8:12:04 AM PST by inla_bomber (Retaliate 2008! Jesse Ventura for president!)
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