MINNEAPOLIS – Former Gov. Jesse Ventura may prefer Mexico to Minnesota these days, but his ex-constituents will still recognize his style if they pick up his upcoming book, “Don’t Start the Revolution Without Me!” Ventura uses the book – part personal memoir, part political rant – to rail against organized religion and the media, detail […]
Month: January 2008
Ventura had it right: CIA was here Are they still?
The secret is out – sort of. Former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura met with a group of Central Intelligence Agency officers in 1999 shortly after he was elected, he claims in his soon-to-be-released book ” Don’t Start the Revolution Without Me.” “There were 23 CIA agents waiting in a conference room for me. I counted,” […]
Jesse Ventura Gets in (another) Last Word
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 […]
CIA confirms Ventura meeting occurred
Former Minn. Governor Jesse Ventura (MPR Photos/Laura McCallum) The St. Paul Pioneer Press offered a sneak peek Thursday Jesse Ventura’s forthcoming book, “Don’t Start the Revolution Without Me.” In one excerpt, Ventura describes a post-inaugural meeting with CIA agents. He also claims a CIA operative was on the state payroll. Even a Ventura confidant is […]