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Jesse Ventura

If The Govt. Isn't Working

WE SHOULDN'T PAY TAXES

10/2/2013 5:30 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

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Jesse Ventura has a message for the U.S. government -- YOU DON'T WORK, WE SHOULDN'T HAVE TO PAY TAXES!!

The former governor and fake wrestler is still fuming over the shut down ... telling TMZ both the Republicans AND the Democrats are the bad guys -- and they should all be thrown out of office!!!

But JV doesn't just want people to get mad, he wants them to get even -- saying, "For every day the government is shut down, it should be that we don't have to pay income tax that day because they're not working."

He added, "They should all be voted out of their office for not doing their jobs ... and vote in everybody BUT Democrats or Republicans because this is what you end up with."

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lastrebel    

What's up with the video ? I get a 404 error .. really wanted to hear what this guy has to say. He's known to be out there but, at least he has the balls to say what he thinks and is willing to go on record with it. For that alone he gets my respect.

394 days ago
32.

spearit    

The USA needs a third political party to break a tie. But this guy was born an a-hole and just grew bigger.

394 days ago
33.

Jimbo    

Exact-a-mundo!

394 days ago
34.

tessa    

y'all can try to change the subject by yammering on his looks, but he's right.

394 days ago
35.

Toilethead    

Funny how the baggers who caused this made sure they themselves were paid.

394 days ago
36.

chucklehead    

Think about this, congress is paid $175,000. per year. Their work calendar is 126 days. if you do the math they are getting paid $3,805.18 per day to do nothing. I think they should get paid for the days they actually work. 126 days their salary should be $60...,401.70 per year!

394 days ago
37.

2idiots    

I actually agree with this guy. As taxpayers we are not getting what we're "paying for" and until our government (congress, senate etc) start earning their keep we should refuse to pay taxes.
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If politicians were employed in the "real world" (the one the rest of us are in) they'd be FIRED for not doing their job.
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It's time to do some MAJOR housecleaning.

394 days ago
38.

The New Improved Sock Puppet    

... and how does that work assh0le? Tell you what, you go first and let me know how it works out, okay?

394 days ago
39.

me    

Never thought I'd say this, but I agree with every word he said.

394 days ago
40.

scott    

Preach on brotha!!

394 days ago
41.

Sher    

Don't like HIM, but love the suggestion. Nothing about our government is right, NOTHING. But the foxes are in charge of the hen house so we are f'd people!

394 days ago
42.

SpitBall    

The reason why he is not in politics anymore is because he made too much sense. There is no room in politics for people like that. Lots of room in America, but not in politics. POLITICS is an "industry." People get rich, position, stuff etc. And what is the "product" of this industry? Nothing, stop, shut down, no, can't, won't etc. Nice gig eh?

394 days ago
43.

ratbag    

Has Jesse Ventura take a job as Head Crypt Keeper?

394 days ago
44.

kitnplayn    

YOU HAVE TO PAY TAXES, so THE POLITICIANS CAN GET PAID. AMERICANS ARE A BUNCH OF STOOGES, TO ALLOW THE REPUBLICAN PARTY TO MANIPULATE an "ELECTED PRESIDENT". You truly are a dumb country.

394 days ago
45.

kitnplayn    

Hey Jesse, stop being a radical and use your calm brain, for once. It's a problem that needs solving. Try this.....organize the brightest minds in the country, and pass some legislations that prevent political abuse in government. It's not rocket science. Just do it.

394 days ago
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