By Jesse Ventura
In a fast moving and infrequently funny narrative, Ventura pulls no punches in discussing our corrupt two-party method, the disastrous warfare in Iraq, and what he suspects particularly occurred on September eleven. He offers own insights into the Clinton and Bush presidencies, and elaborates at the ways that 3rd events are rendered impotent by way of the country's dominant events. He finds the unlawful function of the CIA in states like Minnesota, delicate and updated details at the Blackwater protection enterprise, the tale of the yankee spies who shadowed him on a alternate challenge to Cuba, and what Fidel Castro informed him approximately who quite assassinated President John F. Kennedy. This targeted political memoir is a must-read for an individual enthusiastic about the path that the United States will take.
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V E N T U R A Neither Vice President Al Gore nor Gov. George W. Bush of Texas is ripping his shirt off and wrapping a feather boa around his neck in the style of Gov. Jesse Ventura of Minnesota. But barely one year after Mr. Ventura’s unlikely election on the Reform Party ticket unnerved Democrats and Republicans, politicians have generally stopped joking about the professional wrestler turned politician. Now they are scrutinizing Mr. Ventura’s every pronouncement, assembling focus groups and even making pilgrimages to St.
I knew people in the Midwest would hate that. In a sport where Gorgeous George, Gorilla Monsoon, and The Crusher were some of the big names, I knew that plain old Jim Janos wasn’t going to cut the mustard. I’d always liked the name Jesse, maybe because of Jesse James. A. called Ventura. Jesse Ventura, the Surfer. Now that had a ring to it. Besides Kansas City, on this trip we’d be passing right through Wichita, Kansas, where I made my debut against a “good guy” called Omar Atlas. Beforehand, Bob Geigel called us together and sketched out the plan.
I was always casual. There were something like four Democrats and four Republicans still in the running. I was sitting at the end of the table, since they had us in alphabetical order and Ventura came last. I looked around and every other candidate had stacks of books, spin documents; you can’t imagine all the paper. I had nothing. A lady came over and sat down, brought out a legal pad and pen, and started to hand them to me. ” I said. ” she asked. ” She said, “Really? ” During the final debates, Humphrey and Coleman were at each other’s throats about family farmers.