Our TV Shows

Got a Tip?

Call TMZ at (888) 847-9869 or Click Here

Jesse Ventura

Supports Navy SEAL Book

'We Deserve to Know'

9/13/2012 5:45 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

Jesse Ventura is throwing his support behind the ex-Navy SEAL who wrote the tell-all book about the killing of Osama bin Laden ... telling TMZ, "We deserve to know."

Ventura -- a former Navy SEAL and Gov. of Minnesota -- was out in NYC yesterday when we asked him about U.S. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta threatening to punish "Mark Owen" over his book "No Easy Day."

"I don't have a problem with it " Ventura says ... "It's over. We deserve to know ... our tax dollars pay for this ... we have every right to know what we pay taxes on."

He continued, "Once the operation is over, you're not compromising anything then."

"I'm glad he did it ... I'd like to hear from boots on the ground instead of politicians in Washington."

For more sports stories, check out tmzsports.com!

No Avatar


most people including jesse don`t know thier civil dutys at all or what it means to be a american,You HAVE TO defend your homeland form invasion or war if your goverment asks you to and it`s a NON payed civil duty not a right to bear and use arms to defend your country.Even my wife when she came to this country took that oath to bear and use arms to defend the homeland if told to by the fed goverment.REMEMBER the civil war?

735 days ago


there is no ex in your civil dutys every american has a oath to defend thier homeland with arms if needed as by fed/goverment orders.LIKE I said my wife HAD to take this oath to become a american in 2002 will you bear and carry firearms for your country is asked? you have to say yes or you don`t become a american.Most american don`t even know this as they were bornt here but everyone is still under this oath even by birth here.Who was in WTF armed force has no bareing at all everyone MUST defend thier country is order to by the FED as in commander/president

735 days ago


IF and when order to by the president ot the united states or you don`t become a american even today if you won`t bare and carry arms for your country no matter who you are or what armed force you are or were in..you always have this duty every last one of US

735 days ago


Bragging rights about whom you are isn`t what being a american is about.

735 days ago


So jesse took a oath to be governator once but he doesn`t even know his civil dutys are a american.The need to bare and carry arms for your country doesn`t end EVER if called to and that has nothing to do with getting payed or being in the armed forces,it the CIVIL DUTY of each and every american IF and when order to

735 days ago


IF and when ordered TO as in the CIVIL war and so on

735 days ago

HRH Prince Michael    

@GreenOZone: Son, you sound like your heart is in the right place, but, your back-side is owned.
Perhaps, a zombie-like "Paycheck Patriot"?
Devoid, of any REAL sense of Country and Loyalty?
The only-this lower than a Fed-Traitor-Transvestite: Those, who follow their orders.

"I predict future happiness for Americans if they can prevent the government from wasting the labors of the people under the pretense of taking care of them" President Thomas Jefferson

Son, can you say "BILLIONS" for Middle East radicals?

Daniel Twelve;1 is HERE,
Proverbs Twelve;8 is NOW,
Zechariah Twelve;7 is NOW,
St. Mark Twelve;36 is NOW:
The Most Blessed Christ King Yeshua reigns!
ALL, for The Greater Glory of The True and Living Yahweh!

735 days ago


Depending on the audience, Jesse might be reluctant to say it, but he knows the whole mission was a farce. IF there was a mission and the SEALS actually killed anyone, then they killed one of his look-a-likes. The reason we know that is because Bin Laden died 12/15/2001 and was buried with a public funeral. http://barryb911.blogspot.ca/2011/06/obamas-birth-and-osamas-death.html

735 days ago


"Once the operation is over, you're not compromising anything then." - BULLSH*T. For someone who claims to be a former Navy SEAL, he obviously doesn't know anything about operational security. You don't just blurt out everything that happened after a mission is over; you could give away classified techniques or information that could get other operators killed. That's why missions are CLASSIFIED, you stupid dumbass.

And, before anyone starts believing this loudmouthed tool, you should know that, back in the late 2000's, he visited a bar that was hosting a wake for an operator killed in the line of duty. He was so obnoxious about SEALs & being derogatory that a SEAL sniper asked him to keep it down, out of respect for their fallen brother. Loudmouthed Jesse, who again claims to be an ex-SEAL, said "You deserve to have more of your guys die in action"... which caused the SEAL to deck him with 1 punch. Here's the link to the youtube video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bhjHWovwix4.

Jesse's a loudmouthed creep and political attention whore; he's lost any credibility he ever had for his supposed service in the Navy. What a tool...

735 days ago


I miss his show. He's the only one who got the JFK assassination right.

735 days ago

arale norimaki    

Patriotism means wondering if were told the truth.

735 days ago


fyi , jesse was NOT a Navy Seal

735 days ago


Title should have read "Jesse Ventura spotted not wearing his tin foil hat"

734 days ago

Conrad Powell    

As an attorney, I have watched this No Easy Day controversy from the sidelines and observed how unfortunately misled the general public is regarding the law on military confidentiality and non-disclosure. I have set the record straight with my ebook entitled NO EASY OP: A Lawyer’s Analysis of the Release of “No Easy Day: A Firsthand Account of the Mission that Killed Osama Bin Laden.” (http://www.amazon.com/No-Easy-Op-Firsthand-ebook/dp/B009BPV5N6/ref=sr_1_6) I review the legal arguments for both the Government and Mark Owen. I will demonstrate for you why the government won’t go after Mark Owen and it has to do with Executive Order 12356 signed by President Ronald Reagan back in 1982. I have also written another ebook entitled “NO EASY DAY: A Fictional Account of the Mission that "Killed" Osama Bin Laden" (http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00505B5EU). That one is total fiction published May 9, 2011.
Conrad Powell, Esq. – Attorney-at-Law, http://conradpowell.blogspot.com

732 days ago

Conrad Powell    

Conrad is the attorney who represented O.J. Simpson in the Trial of the Century and brilliantly executed the greatest legal line ever stated in a criminal trial. "If it doesn't fit, you must acquit.".....No, wait that was Johnnie Cochran.
Johnnie Cochran was a lot more interesting than Mr. Powell is or will ever be and thus ends his delusions of grandeur. Conrad simply writes to entertain and inform.

732 days ago
Previous 15 Comments | 1 | 2 | 3

Around The Web