Ventura Won't See 'American Sniper'; Says Kyle Is No Hero"American Sniper" is tops at the box office but don't expect to see former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura lining up at a theater for it. The former Navy SEAL won $1.8 million in a defamation lawsuit last year against the estate of the late Chris Kyle, the SEAL protagonist of the movie.
Conversations With Veterans: Howard Wasdin's Success Post Military LifeElite Navy SEAL sniper Howard Wasdin survived the infamous battle made famous in the hit movie “Black Hawk Down,” but medical retirement and coming home, presented him with challenges he never expected.
'Sniper' Author's Widow Seeks Ventura Case Retrial The widow of "American Sniper" author Chris Kyle has asked a judge to set aside a jury's verdict in favor of former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura or to order a new trial.
Ventura: Just Because She’s A Widow Doesn’t Mean She Can Profit From SlanderFormer Minnesota Governor Jesse Ventura launched Tuesday a public relations campaign to explain why he filed the high-profile defamation suit he won last week. In a wide ranging interview on WCCO Radio, and in an online video on, Ventura repeatedly said the lawsuit was not about the money; it was about clearing his name.
Witness Says She Saw Ventura Get Punched In Bar A witness has testified in Jesse Ventura's defamation lawsuit that she saw someone punch the former Minnesota governor at a bar in California in 2006. Laura deShazo of Salt Lake City testified Monday she was at the pub in Coronado California, the night when slain "American Sniper" author Chris Kyle said he punched a man he called "Scruff Face." Kyle later identified the man as Ventura.
Ventura’s SEAL Teammate Testifies In Defamation TrialFormer Gov. Jesse Ventura's old Navy SEAL teammates are marching to his defense at his defamation trial in a St Paul federal court. Ventura is suing deceased "American Sniper" author Chris Kyle for claiming he "punched out" Ventura for making offensive, unpatriotic comments at a California bar.
Ventura: 'American Sniper' Suit Not Aimed At WidowFormer Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura contends he isn't going after the widow of slain "American Sniper" author Chris Kyle by continuing his defamation lawsuit, but rather the publisher's insurance company. "It's not me against her," Ventura said in a wide-ranging interview Monday night with The Associated Press. Ventura alleges that Kyle, considered to be the deadliest sniper in American history, defamed him in his best-selling book. In it, the former Navy SEAL describes a 2006 bar fight in which he claims he punched someone named "Scruff Face," whom he later identified as Ventura. Ventura, also a former Navy SEAL and pro wrestler, says the fight never happened.
Opinion: Obama’s Security Breach In Libya Is Ignored By American MediaAs the liberal American press and ultra-liberal bloggers inundate the Internet and newsprints with criticisms of what Mitt Romney, the GOP presidential challenger to President Barack Obama, said about Obama during the Libyan attacks and murders, throngs of foreign press and few American outlets tell the real story involved with the White House’s role in the incidents that we now know could have been prevented.
Dayton Orders Flags Lower For Fallen SEALGov. Mark Dayton is ordering that the flags be lowered at state and federal buildings in remembrance of a Navy SEAL from Minnesota who was killed in a helicopter crash in Afghanistan.
Dayton Orders Flags Lowered For Slain Navy SEALGov. Mark Dayton is ordering that the flags be lowered at state and federal buildings in remembrance of a Navy SEAL from Minnesota who was killed in a helicopter crash in Afghanistan.
Navy SEAL From Mpls. Killed In Afghanistan RememberedA natural leader and an outstanding student is how a high school football coach is remembering a Navy SEAL from Minneapolis who lost his life in Afghanistan.