1601208_642706832431854_189374785_nIt’s hilarious watching the mainstream news media not realize when I’m being sarcastic.

In case you missed it, I was on CNBC’s Closing Bell on Tuesday night to talk about my new show “Off The Grid” and why I choose to live off the grid.

If you've been watching my show, then you already know that I did a whole episode on my reasons for living off the grid on Wednesday:

But I decided to have a little fun with CNBC, and I definitely left them speechless, when I told them I’m off the grid so the drones won’t find me.

You can watch that magic happen here (notice how Kevin O'Leary from Shark Tank got my sense of humor but no one else did):

Now hundreds of news articles have circulated online – stating this as my only reason for going “off the grid.” Here’s one  of the the first articles that came out.

Just google “Jesse Ventura drones” to find hundreds more on Politico, Huffington Post, The Drudge Report, Salon -- the list goes on and on.

Out of everything I said during the interview, the mainstream media took the one line I said in jest and turned it into fact.  Classic marginalizing, right?

Well, fine then. Let’s talk about what's really wrong with drones. 

Drones are a serious issue and I don’t think enough people are talking about the implications drones can have on all of us.

For starters:

  • Drones invade our privacy.
  • They're another way for the government to treat the American people like terror threats.
  • Drones give a false sense of security and take away our freedom and our rights.
  • The government has no right to spy on us, end of story.
What do you think about drones? Do you think I should investigate what the government really plans to do with them? Share your opinions or questions with me, and I'll do my best to talk about them on my next "From the People" episode: (210) 80-AskJV

What would you ask Jesse Ventura?

Until next time, as always, #StayVigilant

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