Skip to comments.Ben Nelson bids farewell, wants to climb Mt. Kilimanjaro
Posted on 12/13/2012 6:24:45 AM PST by US Navy Vet
WASHINGTON Ben Nelson isn't about to trade his U.S. Senate seat for a rocking chair.
The retiring Nebraska Democrat, 71, wants to trek up Africa's Mt. Kilimanjaro.
He reiterated Wednesday that he's looking forward to tackling his "bucket list" after leaving Congress late this year. Spending more time with family and hunting top that list, but there are more exotic goals: ascending the dormant volcano peak of Kilimanjaro and visiting Machu Picchu, the remote 15th century Inca site in Peru.
There are so many things that you put off, and now I don't have to worry about just putting them off. I can accomplish them, Nelson told The World-Herald. Having control over my own schedule is going to be a lot different than the last twelve years.
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I am sure the Cornhusker Kickback will help him at least on the descent part.
71 years old... Good luck...
Hey Ben... ascend to the peak... and stay there.
Could you take the other Senator Nelson with you?
Better hurry up, you only have 7 days left to do it in.
Ben Nelson is a classic example of a career politician who retired a multi-millionaire. I would like to know how that is done ethically (notice I did not say legally).
Kilimanjaro is a volcano.
Maybe he’ll fall in.
Most guess he won’t come back to Nebraska to live and to that we say Good Riddance! Stay away Ben and be sure to take that bad hairdo with you. POS governor, POS senator, POS democrat (sorry for the redundancy).
FUBO & FAD
I bet he won’t win the Cy Young after climbing it.
“Ben Nelson bids farewell, wants to climb Mt. Kilimanjaro”
With a bit of luck, perhaps he’ll fall off.
Just desserts for what he did to America.
Better yet, take a flying leap off of it.
Global warming has failed and snow has returned to Mt. Kilimanjaro.