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Jesse Ventura takes his complaints to the U.S. Capitol
StarTribune.com ^ | 7/20/10 | Kevin Diaz

Posted on 07/21/2010 4:57:54 AM PDT by ButThreeLeftsDo

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.

"We're still buying that we're there to fight terrorism and the Taliban? Gimmie a break," Ventura said in a random encounter with a lifestyle journalist in a U.S. Capitol hallway a few days ago. "The whole war on terror is a red herring to get what they want. It's the lithium."

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


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Foreign Affairs; Government
KEYWORDS: 911truther; conspiracy; glassjawventura; jesseventura; lithium; minnesota; ronpaul
Lithium, indeed....




1 posted on 07/21/2010 4:57:56 AM PDT by ButThreeLeftsDo
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To: ButThreeLeftsDo

Ventura is “roided out”. His brain turned to mush two decades ago. MN is still trying to live down electing him as governor. But what the heck, they elected Al Franken Senator.


2 posted on 07/21/2010 5:00:36 AM PDT by macquire
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To: ButThreeLeftsDo

“”The whole war on terror is a red herring to get what they want. It’s the lithium.”

...reminds me of Vietnam era...remember the urban legand that Gulf Oil company had drilling rights there?...and that was the REAL reason the war was being fought.


3 posted on 07/21/2010 5:04:27 AM PDT by STONEWALLS
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To: ButThreeLeftsDo

“”The whole war on terror is a red herring to get what they want. It’s the lithium.”

...reminds me of Vietnam era...remember the urban legand that Gulf Oil company had drilling rights there?...and that was the REAL reason the war was being fought.


4 posted on 07/21/2010 5:04:44 AM PDT by STONEWALLS
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To: ButThreeLeftsDo
Jesse was, at his peak, borderline schizo.

Now, the aging process and all those hits to the head during his staged "wrestling" days seem to really be taking their toll on the nutjob.

5 posted on 07/21/2010 5:05:13 AM PDT by TheClintons-STILLAnti-American
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To: macquire

Jesse talked a pretty good line when he was running for gov.
And, as we have seen in other contests, in a three way race, anything can happen.


6 posted on 07/21/2010 5:05:47 AM PDT by Eric in the Ozarks (Impeachment !)
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To: ButThreeLeftsDo

He’s probably confused it with Thorazine


7 posted on 07/21/2010 5:05:57 AM PDT by AppyPappy (If you aren't part of the solution, there is good money to be made prolonging the problem.)
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To: ButThreeLeftsDo

—sounds like he needs to be taking lithium, not talking about it—


8 posted on 07/21/2010 5:08:12 AM PDT by rellimpank (--don't believe anything the MSM tells you about firearms or explosives--NRA Benefactor)
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To: macquire
"But what the heck, they elected Al Franken Senator."

Actually, it's been established that there were enough idiots in Minnesota to make the race close enough that the election was able to be stolen on behalf of Stuart Smalley.

9 posted on 07/21/2010 5:08:16 AM PDT by TheClintons-STILLAnti-American
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To: STONEWALLS
...reminds me of Vietnam era...remember the urban legand that Gulf Oil company had drilling rights there?...and that was the REAL reason the war was being fought.

Liberals midset forces them to see humans (in general) as basically good. So concepts like "islam is a terrorist satatnic religion out to destroy everything that is good in western civilization" are impossible for them to understand.

Therefore there must be some other reason for going to war. And that reason can ONLY be evil capitalists.

Liberalism is a fatal mental disease

10 posted on 07/21/2010 5:08:16 AM PDT by John O (God Save America (Please))
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To: ButThreeLeftsDo

Poor, old Jesse...off his meds...again.


11 posted on 07/21/2010 5:11:42 AM PDT by GoldenPup
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To: Eric in the Ozarks

Ventura’s speeches were nothing more than “I ain’t the other two parties and besides that their ain’t any difference between them anyway”.

Deep politics, eh? There are absolute morons in MN allowed to vote.


12 posted on 07/21/2010 5:14:12 AM PDT by macquire
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To: John O

“Liberalism is a fatal mental disease”

...it is indeed...and right now it’s killing the country.


13 posted on 07/21/2010 5:16:37 AM PDT by STONEWALLS
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To: ButThreeLeftsDo

Ot’s a shame he’s gone round the bend. When he was running for governor, he made a most memorable statement - “You should be able to wake up in the morning, and not notice the government.”


14 posted on 07/21/2010 5:19:29 AM PDT by Daveinyork
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To: macquire
"Deep politics, eh? There are absolute morons in MN allowed to vote."

MN - ten thousand lakes, hundreds of thousands of Liberals, and not enough Conservatives to protect them from themselves...

15 posted on 07/21/2010 5:22:15 AM PDT by libs_kma (DEMOCRATS, HOT TAR AND FEATHERS. SOME ASSEMBLY REQUIRED.)
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To: TheClintons-STILLAnti-American
Actually, it's been established that there were enough idiots in Minnesota to make the race close enough that the election was able to be stolen on behalf of Stuart Smalley.

And that there were more illegal votes cast by felons, unknown voters, and illegal aliens than smalley's "margin of victory."

Mark

16 posted on 07/21/2010 5:26:47 AM PDT by MarkL (Do I really look like a guy with a plan?)
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To: libs_kma
MN - ten thousand lakes, hundreds of thousands of Liberals...

I see a possible solution to the problem.

17 posted on 07/21/2010 5:28:44 AM PDT by 11Bush
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To: ButThreeLeftsDo

..and people say pot doesn’t mess up the brain.


18 posted on 07/21/2010 5:33:16 AM PDT by mnehring
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To: ButThreeLeftsDo
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.

Yep. Anabolic Steroids absolutely do not affect your brain.


19 posted on 07/21/2010 5:36:25 AM PDT by Condor51 (SAT CONG!)
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To: macquire

Norm Coleman had been a DFLer and recently switched to the GOP. Skip Humphrey’s liberal bonefides were not in doubt.
In retrospect, Jesse was right.


20 posted on 07/21/2010 5:41:57 AM PDT by Eric in the Ozarks (Impeachment !)
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To: Eric in the Ozarks

Jesse Ventura has never been right about anything in his life. You should have listened to him on his radio show. Anybody that did NEVER would have voted for him. He was 360 degrees on every issue depending on the day of the week and whether he had been drinking the night before.

Pretty hard to be wrong on an issue when you have been all over the map on it.


21 posted on 07/21/2010 5:47:52 AM PDT by macquire
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To: STONEWALLS

This moron really ought to do some research. A huge lithium deposit has been found in Canada. It is only about 250 miles from Detroit. Peparatory work is nearing completion,and mining should begin at the end of next year.


22 posted on 07/21/2010 5:48:28 AM PDT by Melchior
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To: John O

“And that reason can ONLY be evil capitalists.”

Because capitalists are really human anyway.

“Liberalism is a fatal mental disease”

you nailed it


23 posted on 07/21/2010 5:56:20 AM PDT by vanilla swirl (Where is the Black Regiment?)
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To: ButThreeLeftsDo

Jesse seems to have lost it. . .well, lost what was left. He’d lost a lot of it some time ago.


24 posted on 07/21/2010 5:59:54 AM PDT by MEGoody (Ye shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free.)
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To: ButThreeLeftsDo

Jesse Ventura= poster boy for village idiot.


25 posted on 07/21/2010 6:01:05 AM PDT by lonestar (Barry is furious the big spill wasn't caused by EXXON...would have nationalized it by now.)
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To: John O
Liberals midset forces them to see humans (in general) as basically good.

Unless you're a Christian, or a conservative, or white, or have a job. And if you are all of them, you must be satan incarnate.

26 posted on 07/21/2010 6:01:52 AM PDT by MEGoody (Ye shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free.)
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To: ButThreeLeftsDo

We used to have a homeless guy roaming the streets of Downtown Pittsburgh with a sandwich board claiming that he was a victim of CIA mind control experiments and that a secret government radio station controlled his mind. Also that the post office was censoring his mail (they claimed they just could not deliver it to him because he had no permanent address). He would hop a Greyhound to DC once a year to make his case in front of the Capitol.

I knew Jesse reminded me of someone.


27 posted on 07/21/2010 6:05:48 AM PDT by Buckeye McFrog
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To: macquire
Jesse's campaign for governor sounded consistently conservative, smaller state government and lower tax themes. It was Jesse who forced the return of millions of dollars to tax payers if you recall...

Then, about six months after taking office, something happened to Jesse's brain.

28 posted on 07/21/2010 6:11:10 AM PDT by Eric in the Ozarks (Impeachment !)
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To: macquire
MN should be very embarrassed.
29 posted on 07/21/2010 6:42:16 AM PDT by mimaw
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To: Eric in the Ozarks

My point exactly. Anybody that had ever heard his radio show knew he was all over the board on every subject depending on the day of the week, if his wife and he were fighting, if his kids were in trouble, or if he had been on a bender the night before.

To anybody that had paid attention t him, it was obvious his “conservative smaller state government and lower tax themes” was just a platform he expoused to win on. It was nothing he believed in because he believes in nothing except Jesse - not God, not Country, not Honesty, nothing.

I remember listening to him on topics he would give “first hand” examples of during my long commutes back then. When asked even days later to clarify what he said by callers, he would say “oh, I was just making up a story to keep the show interesting. Got ya, huh”....


30 posted on 07/21/2010 7:23:52 AM PDT by macquire
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To: ButThreeLeftsDo

I want to move to Minnesota and experience what it’s like to vote for the next unqualified lunatic to run for state office.


31 posted on 07/21/2010 7:42:58 AM PDT by LeonardFMason
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To: ButThreeLeftsDo

Suffered way too many pile drivers.


32 posted on 07/21/2010 12:06:28 PM PDT by Mike Darancette (Socialism is the philosophy of failure, - W Churchill)
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To: Eric in the Ozarks

Norm Coleman has the distinction of losing to both Jesse Ventura and Al Franken.

This does not look good on a resume.


33 posted on 07/21/2010 12:09:56 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: dfwgator

Norm was way too mushy for my taste.


34 posted on 07/21/2010 1:43:47 PM PDT by Eric in the Ozarks (Impeachment !)
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