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I Ain't Got Time to Bleed

Ventura, Jesse

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ISBN 10: 0375503323 / ISBN 13: 9780375503320
Published by Villard Books, New York, NY, 1000
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Venturs reveals the secrets of his electorial success, ans offers his plan of innovative strategies for pioneering a new era in government, Biographical highlights into his Navy Seal days and nights in the Pro wresteling ring. Size: 8 .75 X5.5. Bookseller Inventory # 000888

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Title: I Ain't Got Time to Bleed

Publisher: Villard Books, New York, NY

Publication Date: 1000

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good

Signed: Signed by Author

Edition: First Edition.

Book Type: Memoir

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When he left the navy SEALs to become a pro wrestler, the fans knew him as &quot;Jesse, the Body.&quot;<br /><br />When he hosted his hard-hitting KFAN radio talk show, he became &quot;Jesse, the Mouth.&quot;<br /><br />And now that this body-slamming, straight-talking, charismatic hero is masterminding Minnesota's gubernatorial decisions, you'd better start calling him &quot;Jesse, the Mind.&quot;<br /><br />In <b>I Ain't Got Time to Bleed</b>, Jesse Ventura reveals the secret of his landslide electoral success&#x2014;with record voter turnout&#x2014;and maps his innovative strategies for pioneering a new era in American government. In his own inimitable words, he takes on bloated government, career politicians, and apathetic voters, and tells the wildly colorful story of his days as a navy SEAL, his nights in the pro-wrestling ring, and his experiences on radio and in films like <i>Predator</i> and <i>Batman and Robin</i> .<br /><br /><b>I Ain't Got Time to Bleed</b> is <i>Rocky</i> meets <i>Mr. Smith Goes to Washington</i>&#x2014;a book that will challenge readers' ideas of traditional government as it introduces them to one of American politics' most ferocious new heroes.


&quot;Career politicians are bought and sold,&quot; says Jesse Ventura, but &quot;no one owns me. I come with no strings attached.&quot; His victory in the Minnesota gubernatorial race was one of the most surprising stories of the 1998 elections; even after he'd served as mayor of his small Minneapolis suburb, few pundits expected that the former pro wrestler, film actor, and radio personality had what it took to win a statewide campaign against two established politicians.<p> <i>I Ain't Got Time to Bleed</i> takes its title from the best remembered line in Ventura's film debut, the action/horror flick <i>Predator</i>. It's a phrase that neatly encapsulates his rough and tumble approach to political activism. In addition to a look behind the scenes at his campaign, and his stand on the issues affecting his state (particularly tax reform and public education), Ventura also shares with readers his experiences as a member of the U.S. Navy's SEAL program and as a pro wrestler. It's a lively read that's sure to satisfy his established fans and surprise skeptics with its thoughtful approach to politics and civic responsibility.</p>

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