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Ventura dangles idea of 2016 presidential bid (ROFL)
AP ^ | 5/31/2013 | BRIAN BAKST

Posted on 05/31/2013 5:23:16 PM PDT by markomalley

ust back from his part-time home in Mexico, former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura dangled the idea Friday that he could run for the U.S. presidency in 2016.

Ventura eagerly volunteered the possibility while at Minnesota's Capitol - and pushed back against skepticism that he would re-enter the political fray after being out of office since 2003. It's hardly the first time the publicity savvy Ventura has broached the idea he would run for the White House or Senate, only to pass on a campaign.

He said the next race is "an opportune time" for an independent like him to run because there will be no incumbent. He said he's approached radio shock jock Howard Stern about being his running mate, and Stern expressed interest.

An email message seeking comment from Stern's agent was left Friday night by The Associated Press.

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TOPICS: Front Page News; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: Minnesota
KEYWORDS: 2014election; 2016election; 911truther; election2014; election2016; glassjawventura; jesseventura; kentucky; mexico; minnesota; paultards; ronpaul; ventura2016; whytheycallitdope
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I guess he could establish the tin foil party...
1 posted on 05/31/2013 5:23:16 PM PDT by markomalley
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To: markomalley

So I guess he thought it would be a good idea to kick off his campaign by suing Chris Kyle’s widow. Yeh that will get him a lot of votes. What a slimeball!!


2 posted on 05/31/2013 5:24:55 PM PDT by Georgia Girl 2 (The only purpose of a pistol is to fight your way back to the rifle you should never have dropped.)
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To: markomalley

Yeah he’s a real winner now that the scumbag is suing Chris Kyle’s widow.

On the other hand, maybe it will be good if he runs if we can convince libertarians not to vote for him.


3 posted on 05/31/2013 5:26:37 PM PDT by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: markomalley

Ventura is sure one stupid libertarian that unfortunately makes all libertarians look bad.


4 posted on 05/31/2013 5:27:18 PM PDT by plain talk
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To: markomalley

Can't wait for White House Chief of Staff Steven Bosacker!

5 posted on 05/31/2013 5:28:27 PM PDT by jjotto ("Ya could look it up!")
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To: markomalley

Is this before, after or during he continues his lawsuit against Chris Kyle’s widow?


6 posted on 05/31/2013 5:29:19 PM PDT by driftdiver (I could eat it raw, but why do that when I have a fire.)
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To: plain talk

I would rather drink battery acid than have this festering piece of human excrement as my leader.


7 posted on 05/31/2013 5:29:35 PM PDT by chris37 (Heartless.)
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To: markomalley

Even though he is a complete nut job, he is more qualified for the office than Obama. After all, he did serve in the military and was governor of a state. LOL!


8 posted on 05/31/2013 5:30:26 PM PDT by doc1019 (There is absolutely no difference between pro-choice and pro-abortion.)
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To: chris37

Amen!


9 posted on 05/31/2013 5:31:14 PM PDT by doc1019 (There is absolutely no difference between pro-choice and pro-abortion.)
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To: markomalley

Ace or Jesse?


10 posted on 05/31/2013 5:33:02 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (I'll raise $2million for Sarah Palin's next run. What'll you do?)
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To: markomalley
Self importance to him is the quest in life to remain relevant before
he dies, and ten minutes after. How's that heart on Steroids, freak?
11 posted on 05/31/2013 5:33:38 PM PDT by MaxMax
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To: doc1019
Even though he is a complete nut job, he is more qualified for the office than Obama.

More qualified for the office than Øbama.

12 posted on 05/31/2013 5:34:38 PM PDT by markomalley (Nothing emboldens the wicked so greatly as the lack of courage on the part of the good -- Leo XIII)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Pontiac.


13 posted on 05/31/2013 5:35:42 PM PDT by nascarnation (Baraq's economic policy: trickle up poverty)
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To: markomalley

President of what, his back yard? Good luck. There has to be an even better candidate just for that.


14 posted on 05/31/2013 5:36:32 PM PDT by DoughtyOne (Funny thing happened on the way to the Constitution burning, Lefties rights were violated...)
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To: markomalley

Remember this: While Jesse Ventura was able to become a SEAL, the Navy denied him reenlistment. That’s all you need to know about “The Body”.


15 posted on 05/31/2013 5:37:11 PM PDT by MIchaelTArchangel (Have a wonderful day!)
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To: Georgia Girl 2
"So I guess he thought it would be a good idea to kick off his campaign by suing Chris Kyle’s widow. Yeh that will get him a lot of votes."

I was reading a Blaze article about him suing Kyle's Widow. The Article says that Jessie Claims Kyle "Damaged his reputation"...

I giggled uncontrollably at that one. I mean Jessie goes on Alex Jones' Webisodes and you would swear they are having a serious "Bromance".... How can you damage a reputation that includes Rubbing Shoulders with Alex Jones on a regular basis?

16 posted on 05/31/2013 5:43:54 PM PDT by Mad Dawgg (If you're going to deny my 1st Amendment rights then I must proceed to the 2nd one...)
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To: markomalley

17 posted on 05/31/2013 5:44:44 PM PDT by Brandonmark (OWCM is The new American Minority! 11.06.12 - Day of Infamy!)
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To: markomalley

“Oh, thank God!” said no one anywhere.


18 posted on 05/31/2013 5:49:07 PM PDT by ReignOfError
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To: markomalley

It’ll give him something to do. Everybody needs a hobby. Keeps him off the street.


19 posted on 05/31/2013 5:50:30 PM PDT by Cyber Liberty (I am a dissident. Will you join me? My name is John....)
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To: markomalley

I think Ventura has been playing with his dangle too much ... affected his brain.


20 posted on 05/31/2013 6:09:36 PM PDT by RetiredTexasVet (Truth - the new hate speech!)
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To: Mad Dawgg

Yeh what reputation? He’s a joke.


21 posted on 05/31/2013 6:12:03 PM PDT by Georgia Girl 2 (The only purpose of a pistol is to fight your way back to the rifle you should never have dropped.)
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To: markomalley

I hear he is suing the widow of the Navy Seal that was murdered on the gun range. He was all mad about the Seal saying he was bad mouthing GW, war; etc; so this jerk has the court to substitute his widow in the suit after his death.

No thanks.


22 posted on 05/31/2013 6:33:12 PM PDT by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote; then find me a real conservative to vote for)
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To: markomalley
The Jesse the Body-Howard Stern ticket vs. the Weiner-Holder ticket.


23 posted on 05/31/2013 6:33:53 PM PDT by iowamark
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To: markomalley

Jesse’s taken one (or two) steroid shot too many...


24 posted on 05/31/2013 6:33:59 PM PDT by Redbob (W.W.J.B.D.: "What Would Jack Bauer Do?")
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To: markomalley

Idiot.


25 posted on 05/31/2013 6:42:52 PM PDT by Eric in the Ozarks (NRA Life Member)
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To: markomalley
I watched some talking heads handicap elections the weekend before election day the year Ventura won his first gubernatorial race.

They were dismissive about his "fringe" or "joke" candidacy.

Boy, were they wrong.

Just sayin'...

He's long since become a legend in his own mind, but I'll give him props (as well as the casting director) for his brief appearance in "The X-Files", the Jose Chung epi, iirc.

26 posted on 05/31/2013 7:12:07 PM PDT by Calvin Locke
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To: markomalley

Ventura, not even his real name. Even Jebbie is John Ellis Bush.


27 posted on 05/31/2013 7:12:41 PM PDT by Theodore R. ("Hey, the American people must all be crazy out there!")
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To: markomalley

Jesse Ventura is way past his expiration date


28 posted on 05/31/2013 7:13:12 PM PDT by RightGeek (FUBO and the donkey you rode in on)
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To: Redbob

One of only two former governors who admitted steroid abuse.


29 posted on 05/31/2013 7:24:28 PM PDT by Zuse
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Or Robin?


30 posted on 05/31/2013 8:15:35 PM PDT by rfp1234 (Arguing with a marxist is like playing Chess with a Pigeon.)
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To: markomalley

Jesse Da Body has had one to many shots to the head !


31 posted on 05/31/2013 8:28:40 PM PDT by Newbomb Turk ("All that is necessary for the triumph of evil is that good men do nothing.")
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To: markomalley

[[Ventura dangles idea of 2016 presidential bid (ROFL)]]

Don’t laugh too hard- after witnessign htis ocuntry vote TWICE for them ost corrupt presdient EVER in our current ‘leader’ the citizens of htis country probably just might go for ventura- they seem to be gluttons for punishement- Jessy will get up there- promise them lots of free stuff- and it will b e a wrap- I shudder to think of 8 years of that lunatic afterr 8 frightful years of present ‘leader’- But it gets even worse, Christie- Hillary- I’ts gonna be a gut wrenching election in 2016- HOPEFULLY the GOP nominate someone that can beat htose pukes-


32 posted on 05/31/2013 8:52:17 PM PDT by CottShop (Scientific belief does not constitute scientific evidence, nor does it convey scientific knowledge)
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To: plain talk

Agreed. Maybe he can get the Paul family involved in his campaign and we can keep all the lunatics in one place. Libertarianism is pure idiocy.


33 posted on 05/31/2013 9:08:31 PM PDT by RIghtwardHo
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To: markomalley

As my Mother used to say ... “damning by faint praise”.


34 posted on 05/31/2013 9:09:10 PM PDT by RIghtwardHo
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To: CottShop
I would never vote for the man for anything; however, he IS the only MN governor in my lifetime to mail out tax refund checks due to a budget surplus.

His reasoning: if there's a surplus, that means the citizens of MN were overtaxed.

The Democrats were appalled, of course...they had lots of ideas for spending the windfall.

36 posted on 05/31/2013 9:09:43 PM PDT by daler
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[[he IS the only MN governor in my lifetime to mail out tax refund checks due to a budget surplus.
His reasoning: if there’s a surplus, that means the citizens of MN were overtaxed.

The Democrats were appalled, of course...they had lots of ideas for spending the windfall.]]

I didn’t realize he had doen that- Kudos to him- but honestly he’s still a nut


37 posted on 05/31/2013 9:12:18 PM PDT by CottShop (Scientific belief does not constitute scientific evidence, nor does it convey scientific knowledge)
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To: markomalley

I give Jesse and Dale Bumpers credits for walking out of the Wellstone Memorial as opposed to Trent Lott(R)—tough being a cheerleader and all. Senator Dale and Billy Clinton have a shared stock story about small airplane hazards in inclement weather. I believe Dale used a version of that story during the impeachment proceedings final arguments too.


38 posted on 05/31/2013 9:40:42 PM PDT by Scram1
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To: markomalley

Beats Weiner/Holder


39 posted on 05/31/2013 10:13:52 PM PDT by Califreak (11/6/12 The Day America Divided By Zero)
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To: markomalley

So now he’s a comedian?

Gotta say his timing sucks.


40 posted on 05/31/2013 11:51:14 PM PDT by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously, you won't live through it anyway)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Assphynkter says what?


41 posted on 05/31/2013 11:52:55 PM PDT by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously, you won't live through it anyway)
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To: markomalley

this may be the most laughable article I have ever read on Free Republic...........nobody would vote for this miserable human being...........not the Marxists, not the Socalists, not the conservatives, the employed, the un-employed, Hispanics, blacks, Indians, junkyard dogs or anyone! The man is an all time joke and hasn’t figured it out yet!


42 posted on 06/01/2013 6:03:44 AM PDT by Cen-Tejas (it's the debt bomb stupid!)
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To: markomalley

Ace Ventura? Jesse Ventura? Both are looney ticks!


43 posted on 06/01/2013 8:26:43 AM PDT by Bushbacker1 (Molon Labe! (Oathkeeper))
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To: markomalley

what an absolute ass


44 posted on 06/01/2013 8:28:43 AM PDT by AmericanInTokyo (Kim Jong Un won't have a single "bad underwear day" unless/until we've a patriot in the White House)
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Jesse Ventura calls Michele Bachmann and Sarah Palin puppets
http://blogs.citypages.com/blotter/2010/04/jesse_ventura_c_1.php


45 posted on 06/01/2013 9:00:20 AM PDT by SunkenCiv (Romney would have been worse, if you're a dumb ass.)
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To: markomalley
Jesse Ventura dangled the idea Friday that he could run for the U.S. presidency in 2016.

Cool, I could use some entertainment.

5.56mm

46 posted on 06/01/2013 9:01:59 AM PDT by M Kehoe
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To: AmericanInTokyo
I wish a real Seal would kick Jesse Ventura’s traitorous ass again.
47 posted on 06/01/2013 9:04:54 AM PDT by ohioman
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; ColdOne; Convert from ECUSA; ...

Thanks markomalley.
Just back from his part-time home in Mexico...
Dope for the Dopes: Paultardation: Quitter: Demagogue: CINO, LINO: additional:
48 posted on 06/01/2013 9:27:27 AM PDT by SunkenCiv (Romney would have been worse, if you're a dumb ass.)
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To: markomalley

I’ll give him as much credibility as the ~47% that moved a Left N.E. on the (R) ticket.

Might be like Paul: at least bring up something to talk about that makes the D.C. crowd nervous instead of the usual circle-jerk


49 posted on 06/01/2013 12:02:20 PM PDT by i_robot73 (We hold that all individuals have the Right to exercise sole dominion over their own lives - LP.org)
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To: markomalley; Revolting cat!

Ventura - Paul, with so many out of work, America NEEDS nut jobs!


50 posted on 06/01/2013 12:44:04 PM PDT by a fool in paradise (America 2013 - STUCK ON STUPID)
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