Arnold Schwarzenegger: King of
bodybuilding, movies, politics and media, by Greg
Tingle - 8th August 2003
Terminator Online Slot Game
official website PartyCasino.com
Schwarzenegger to cameo alongside Sly
Stallone in The
Wrestlers and Arnold Schwarzenegger Gambling,
Poker Connection - 4th May 2009
Flair recently signed a deal to be a spokesperson
for the lottery in the Carolinas... The Shelby,
NC Star ran a story noting that Ric, David, and
Reid Flair are scheduled to appear on Saturday
at the Rec Center for a charity show to raise
for the Shelby City Parks and Police Department.
If he attends this would be Reid's first public
appearance since his arrest last weekend.
is of course totally the opposite direction to
Jesse Ventura's stance on gambling, at least publicly,"
Man, Greg Tingle.
made reference to Ventura's support of an online
gambling enterprise, BetUS.com, where he was a
paid spokesperson for more than two years. Interestingly
enough, the state of Minnesota for which Ventura
served as Governor, announced last week it will
try to block access to online gambling websites
from citizens of that state.
there is California Governor, Arnold Schwarzenegger,
a one time friend of both men, who reportedly
would support an initiative in his state to legalize
November 2004, an advertisement began airing in
California featuring Ventura. In it, Ventura voices
his opposition to Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger's
policies regarding Native American casinos, the
very casinos that stand in the way of the proposed
poker legislation. Schwarzenegger and Ventura
have not spoken in years, according to reports.
September 2005, Ventura announced on The Mike
Malloy Show that he was leaving the U.S. and planned
to "have an adventure". In late October
2005, he went on the The Big Idea with Donny Deutsch
and reiterated that he was leaving the U.S. due
to, among other things, censorship. He has since
moved to Baja California, Mexico.
Schwarzenegger: King of bodybuilding, movies,
politics and media, by Greg Tingle - 8th August
in the footsteps of Ronald Reagan, Jesse "The
Body" Ventura and a cast of other charismatic,
Hollywood types, Arnold Schwarzenegger is taking on
the world of politics, the closely related cousin
has been carefully cast by the powers that be, and
was endorsed by President George W. Bush himself,
to conquer the American political arena, in the role
of Californian Governor.
has created a political circus that will make Floridas
2000 presidential vote look normal. California, after
all, gave us presidents Ronald Reagan and Richard
Nixon, congressman Sonny I Got You, babe
Bono and mayor Clint Eastwood.
stations are broadcasting their campaign images with
slogans like, "California's Crazy Recall"
or "Craziness in California."
many ask the question, how much of politics is a tawdry
announcement by Schwarzenegger has caused tremendous
debate, and excitement in all kinds of circles - politics,
Hollywood, fandom and every other demographic conceivable.
vote for governor is in two stages. Californians must
first state whether they think Gray Davis should be
recalled. If not, they then must choose who should
be governor from what may be a potentially huge list
of candidates. At present count there have been over
500 applications. Any Californian can stand provided
they can collect 65 signatures, pay a fee of $5000,
complete pages of paperwork and want the attention.
of Schwarzenegger say that he is under qualified,
and the like, whilst supporters say he is living the
American dream, going from an unknown, to world class
bodybuilder, iconic movie star, role model, and now,
leader for America!
knows how to work the media and political machine,
with a recent appearance on the Jay Leno Show, and
his wife, Marie Shriver being a household name and
face of American television. It will be interesting
to see how much time NBC devotes to promoting Arnie.
Shriver, a member of the Kennedy political dynasty,
is set to take a leave of absence from her NBC role.
On NBC's Today show, Arnie said, "Leadership
means that you set goals for yourself, as I have always
done in my life".
the 7th August, The Late Show with David Letterman
even went with a Top 10 Arnold Schwarzenegger Campaign
is of course, still fresh of the set of the highly
grossing blockbuster, Terminator 3.
may wonder what motivates Schwarzenegger. In his campaign
appearances so far, he has insisted he is so rich
that he cannot be bought and will not be beholden
to special interest groups. True lies?
of voters feel that even with fame and money, Arnie
is the man for the top job.
world's press, whilst not all pro Schwarzenegger,
are giving him what he wants - a ton of free publicity.
it or not, and many don't, Americans can relate (and
now vote), for this likable guy.
ready for Arnie to terminate the opposition!
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Schwarzenegger official website
Maria Shriver profile
3 official website
1 official website
Man Australia interviews, including political
Man Australia founder, Greg Tingle, interviews
Ric Drasin, who used to train with Arnold
Man Australia interviews Lorraine (Abner Zurd)
Fontanes, Democrat Candidate for Governor, who
says she "will kick Arnie's ass"
Man Australia, Greg Tingle, interviews Daniel
Weintraub, of The Sacramento Bee - 17th Aug 2003
the photo of Arnold, Ric Drasin and Ken Waller
in the gym
Man Australia profile of Jesse Ventura
Stunts & Daredevils
Body and Spirit
the political message online, by Greg Tingle
Insider: Weblog by Sacramento Bee Columnist, Daniel
Minutes, Australia: Schwarzenegger - 28th April
Village Voice: Der Vild, Vild Vest! 13-19 August
Research Center: Articles on Arnold Schwarzenegger
declares candidacy - The Age
reveals finances - The Age
Arnold could set California wealth record - The
blowing political opposition away - The Age
Radio Australia - The World Today: Arnold Schwarzenegger
runs for Governor of California - 7 August 2003
Radio Australia - AM - George Bush endorses Arnold
Schwarzenegger's bid for Governor - 9 August 2003
- Arnold Schwarzenegger
News Network Poll: What Does Arnold's Race for
Governor Say About American Democracy?
Arnold Schwarzenegger interview
media hammer Schwarzenegger? Commentary: Journalists
must not act star-struck - CBS
Buffett Adds Muscle to Schwarzenegger's Campaign
- Yahoo! News
adds former statesman George Shultz to campaign
team - Yahoo! News
TV Networks Pull Schwarzenegger Films - Yahoo!
News - Reuters
Says Schwarzenegger Would Be 'Good Governor' -
Land Governed by Film Stars - New York Times
Full Field, It's All About Schwarzenegger - New
of Candidates Poses a Challenge for California
Republicans - New York Times
Shows Hand to Media - Boston.com - 20th August
Marketing, All Things Arnold - New York Times
- 25th August 2003
bulks up the brains trust - The Australian - 22nd
adds Buffett to campaign - The Sacramento Bee
- 14th August 2003
finances get a first look - The Sacramento Bee
- 10th August
Schwarzenegger Under Media Microscope - Los Angeles
Times - 8th August 2003
out front - The Washington Times - 12th August
Star News.com: Political articles
Arnold Fans : The Strongest Community of Arnold
Fans! (linked to MMA articles and interview)
Tingle's That's Hollywood
RELEASE (SCHWARZENEGGER.COM OFFICIAL WEBSITE)
ANNOUNCED HIS INTENTIONS
REGARDING CALIFORNIAS HISTORIC
GUBERNATORIAL RECALL ELECTION
IN A SPECIAL APPEARANCE ON
THE TONIGHT SHOW WITH JAY LENO
WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 6
Schwarzenegger made a special appearance on The
Tonight Show with Jay Leno on Wednesday, August
6 (11:35-12:35 A.M. ET) to officially announce his
intentions with regard to the recall election for
Governor of California. While an abundance of rumors
about whether or not Schwarzenegger will join the
historic race for the Governors office have
been circulating in the past week, viewers finally
got an answer from Schwarzenegger himself.
a frequent guest and friend of The Tonight Show,
most recently appeared on June 26 to promote his return
to the big screen in Terminator 3: The Rise
of the Machines.
you haven't already, be sure to visit MSNBC.com
for the latest news and a video segment. CLICK
HERE to view the video.
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