It's time again to answer questions from you, my vigilant fans! Got a question for the Governor? Sound off at Ora.tv/OffTheGrid.
Carl Chouloute from Florida asks: Alex Jones said that humans are being replaced by robots at some point in the future.What do you think of that?
I don’t think that’s out of the question in some ways. Certainly, we’re losing our jobs to robots every day. Robots are doing a whole lot of things but I don’t think that robots would necessarily replace humans. If they do replace humans, Alex and I won’t have to worry about it because we’ll be long gone by then.
Ricky Montreuil from Alaska asks: Forget getting money out of politics...lets take back our money producing power first. Do you think we will ever have a serious movement?
That could happen but it only if you elect the people that have already done it by their own choice. Which are people like Bernie Sanders and myself. You need the kind of people who won’t accept the corporate money. And they’re fortunate enough that people believe in them to still elect them proving that money doesn’t really matter.
I know when I ran for governor of Minnesota, I only raised $300,000. I actually made more money doing the job than I spent to get it. I don’t think anyone can make that statement in the last election. That’s the way you have to do it. You have to elect the people that aren’t pigs at the trough. They’re not going to cut off their life support system, which is their money.
Steven Wolfe from Pennsylvania asks: Governor Ventura, how do you feel about Donald Trump butting heads with Jeb Bush about 9/11 and George W Bush's absolute failure as CIC?
I love that Donald Trump had the courage to bring it up because George Bush is responsible for 9/11. Even if he didn’t take part in it and didn’t know a thing about it, he was the commander in chief of the country. Therefore, he as the leader of the country bears the responsibility for not protecting the country from the 9/11 attacks.That’s not disputable. That’s a fact.
Unfortunately, Bush has got to live with that. Whether people like it or not, he is responsible for it in one way or another.
Yves Legault from Canada asks: The Supreme Court ruled that money is a mean of expression... How the government can collect taxes without infringing the First Amendment?
First of all, that was the Supreme Court that said that money is free speech. I find that laughable and I find that one of the worst decisions they’ve ever made. I laughingly wait for the first bank robber to use the First Amendment as his defense, ‘I was only in the back to get some free speech. That’s the only reason I was there and took the money. It was my First Amendment free speech rights!’
I don’t know how you can say that bribing people is free speech. Because that’s all it is when you give people money, it’s a bribe. And in the private sector you go to jail. But in the public sector, it’s the way the system operates. We can’t have a system that’s that hypocritical and that type of hypocrisy. Where in one way, you go to jail, the other one you get elected.
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