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By Capt Joseph R. John, June 8, 2020: Op Ed #492

The demonstrations and riots in the last 12 days were provoked by forces who, seeing the impeachment fail, then seeing that the COVID-19 virus inevitably fading, watched the social alarm of the pandemic waning, and seeing the economy beginning to recover, required another disruptive force.  So those sinister forces took aggressive control of peaceful demonstrations mourning the tragic death of George Floyd because rogue Police Officers did not follow the standard restraint procedures taught to all Police Officers. 

Those forces provoked very violent riots, looting, and arson, to create anarchy and the violent civil disturbances in 140 cities across the nation in order to support their political agenda of dividing the nation along racial lines (attacking and injuring more than 400 Police Officers, while shooting and…

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By Capt Joseph R. John, June 14, 2020: Op Ed #493

“The American Flag” symbolizes the principles outlined in the US Constitution drafted by the Founding Fathers.  All members of the US Armed Forces raise their right hand and swear to protect and defend the US Constitution, under “The American Flag”.  


Flag Day is an opportunity for Patriotic Americans to demonstrate their respect for “The American Flag”, and to set an example for younger generations, of their deep respect for “The American Flag”, and by demonstrating their respect for ”The American Flag”, they are demonstrating their support for the Republic.   


To read the history of Flag Day, kindly click on the below listed link.



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We encourage the recipients of this message to consider participating in the June 2nd hearing, outlined in the below listed E-mail.  The hearing is being called to discuss opposition to Gov Newsom plan to send absentee ballots to 4.5 million to inactive registered voters, many of whom qualified for permanent removal from the voter rolls many years ago.  If those 4.5 million absentee ballots are mailed out by Gov Newsom, free and fair elections in California will be a thing of the past. 

If those 4.5 million absentee ballots are mailed out, the Voter Fraud that will result because of the Ballot Harvesting that will take place, will result in fraudulent results in the November 2020 election.  A massive Ballot Harvesting effort will be executed by the Democrat Party, as they did in 2018, to take position of as many of the 4.5 million absentee ballots that will not be received by…

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By Capt Joseph R. John, June 4, 2020: Op Ed #491 

Law Enforcement Officers across the nation are well aware and saddened by the tragic death of George Floyd by the actions of rogue Police Officers who did not follow the standard restraint procedures taught to all Police Officers.  The peaceful demonstrations in memory of George Floyd have been highjacked by Black Lives Matter and Antifa, turning those demonstrations into violent riots, looting of businesses, and anarchy.   

Black Lives Matter (BLM) is an international movement; it has 16 chapters in the US and Canada, and campaigns to call attention to violence against black people by Police Officers.  BLM regularly protests police brutality and police shootings of black people, and degrades the moral character and respect for Police Officers.    

When Obama was the occupant of the Oval…

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By Capt Joseph R. John, May 30, 2020: Op Ed #490

“Every four years the black community takes the media bait.  They find one tragedy and are able to get enough athletes and rappers to hype it so black youth believe that that they have no choice but to riot and destroy themselves because the world is against them.” - Candace Owen    

The lawless riots and arson in the streets of America, day after day, led by well-organized members of Antifa and Black Lives Matter Domestic Terrorists, will not attain justice for the tragic and unjust custody death of George Floyd, because of the actions of rogue police officers who failed to follow standard restraint procedures.  

The mayor of Minneapolis abdicated his authority, ordered his police force to pull back, and not confront the demonstrators while they were looting businesses.  It emboldened demonstrators…

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By Capt Joseph R. John, May 25, 2020: Op Ed #489

Since General George Washington commanded the Continental Army, forty-two million Americans have served under the American Flag. In the past 244 years, one million American military personnel have been killed in the defense of the Republic, and another million and a half have been wounded.

Each year on Memorial Day weekend we honor American Patriots who have given the “last full measure of devotion” in their service to the Republic, so their fellow Americans could live their lives free from oppression.

We not only honor American Combat Veterans who gave up their tomorrows, we also honor Veterans who were wounded, and other members of the US Armed Forces who were separated from their loved ones for long periods, often going into “Harm’s Way”.

On this Memorial Day weekend, the Republic’s most sacred and…

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  Combat Veterans For Congress---Embedded Integrity

The Combat Veterans For Congress PAC is endorsing Lcdr Michael J. Garcia, USNA ’98, USN of Santa Clarita, California to run for Congress in the 25th Congressional District of California in 2020.  Lcdr Garcia is a fiscally conservative candidate who believes in a smaller, leaner federal government, lower taxes, a strong national defense, and he will work to rein in the out of control spending by reckless members of Congress.  Lcdr Garcia is an independent thinking Republican, who will champion Veterans' rights.  

Lcdr Garcia will work with President Trump to secure the southern border and provide Customs and Border Patrol Agents the needed resources they have been asking for to prevent 100,000 Illegal Aliens, from 60…

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By Capt Joseph R. John, May 14, 2020, Op Ed #468

There are so many questions, unknowns, and uncertainties about the COVID-19 Virus; this Op Ed will reveal some unknown facts and try to clarify some complex issues.  One thing that is certain, if there is not a balance between protecting lives from the pandemic, and getting the economy started in a safe manner, more people will die from stress or get into drug use because of the failed economy, than will die from the pandemic.  It is obvious that millions of Americans want to go back to work to save their homes and feed their children.  The increased testing which has been done on over 10 million Americans should help facilitate both goals to occur simultaneously.

Sweden has remained unflappably calm during this annual flu season and the COVID-19 pandemic threat.  They have allowed their retail and general businesses to…

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By Capt Joseph R. John, April 14, 2020, Op Ed #467

The below listed expenditures, reveals how Pelosi, and her Radical Progressives House Caucus highjacked the Stimulus Bill, and obtained billions of dollars in pork for the Socialist Democrat Party, as a condition of passing the Stimulus Bill in the House.  The Socialist Democrats demanded the funding of line items that had nothing to do with protecting Americans lives or protecting the US economy from the effects of Corona Virus.

American Taxpayers are unaware of the travesty that occurred in the House, because the left of center liberal media establishment, which has become an arm of the Socialist Democrat Party, continues to coverup the below listed funding of unrelated items.  Instead of doing what investigative journalists were given a special status by the Founding Fathers to do, and that responsible news…

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By Capt Joseph R. John, February 23, 2020, Op Ed #465

Gary Sinise and Connie Stevens hosted a luncheon in Studio City for a large group of endorsed Combat Veterans For Congress.  Gary is a friend of the Combat Veterans For Congress, and Connie has been on the Board of Directors of the Combat Veterans For Congress PAC for 10 years.  We wanted to bring attention to Gary’s selfless and continuing effort to Honor members of the Greatest Generation who are WWII Veterans.  


Gary has been making arrangments to cover the cost for WWII Veterans to visit the National WWII Museum in New Orleans, LA.  Those Veterans didn’t go into combat to subjugate people, they went into combat to liberate millions of enslaved and oppressed people.  


In 1940, young men had to be 17 years of age, in order to enlist in the US Armed Forces.  Since the war ended in 1945 and this…

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You are cordially invited to another Patriotic Gala Event sponsored by the Combat Veterans For Congress PAC on February 28, 2020 at Laurel Manor in Livonia, Michigan.  The Patriotic Gala Event will feature Sarah Huckabee Sanders as the Keynote Speaker, with presentations by Charlie Kirk, one of the Trump Family Members as a “Surprise Guest”, by Jan Morgan, and introductions from each of the endorsed Combat Veterans For Congress in attendance.  The Master of Ceremonies for the event is, TV Talk Show Host, Rick Amato.

We encourage you to attend this Patriotic Gala Event, as one of the ways you can support the 2020 election of the endorsed Combat Veterans For Congress who are listed in the attachment.   The 2020 General Election will be the most important election in the 246-year history of the Republic, and a significant way for Patriotic Americans to register their vote in…

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By Capt Joseph R. John, January 16, 2020, Op Ed #464

California Democrats voted to make Ballot Harvesting legal in California.  It is the only state in the nation where it is now legal (Ballot Harvesting is illegal in every other state in the union, and practicing it would result in prosecution and jail terms for violators in the other 49 states).  The new destructive California voting regulations, along with the passage of Ballot Harvesting by the Democrat-controlled California Legislature, has made Voter Fraud very difficult to detect or oppose in California.  


By understanding the new California voter regulations and distributing the below listed recommendations by Cole Patterson, the campaign manager for Col Greg Raths, USMC (Ret) (running in the 45th Congressional District), Congressional candidates will be better prepared to understand and deal with the new…

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By Capt Joseph R. John, January 10, 2020, Op Ed #463

Americans have become aware that the nation is engaged in a “life-and-death” struggle to ensure the US Constitutional Republic survives!


The Democrat flawed partisan impeachment of President Donald J. Trump, violated the US Constitution created by the Founding Fathers, and was also a frontal attack on the US Justice System.  Democrats refused to give the President of the United States the legal rights every American has, to be represented by an attorney and to call witnesses in one’s defense.  At the end of World War II, the Nazis war criminals tried at Nuremberg, had more legal rights than the President of the United States was accorded by Democrats during their partisan impeachment in violation of federal law.  


Pelosi refused to allow President Trump to have legal representation or to have any…

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By Capt Joseph R. John, January 7, 2020, Op Ed #462

For over 40 years Iran has been at war with the United States, and the Terrorist Master, Soleimani, who planned and coordinated Iran’s violent attacks against all US forces, killing and maiming thousands of members of the US Armed Forces in Lebanon, Iraq, and Afghanistan.  


Most recently, Soleimani led the effort of Iran’s shoot down of a 20 million dollar drone flying over the Persian Gulf; the US did not respond.


Iran next attacked on Saudi ARAMCO’s crude oil refining center in eastern Saudi Arabia, one of America’s allies, with rockets and cruise missiles; the US did not respond.

Iran then attacked two large crude oil takers on the high seas in the Persian Gulf threatening freedom of navigation; the US did not respond.

The US had been showing enormous restraint, as it had…

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By Capt Joseph R. John, December  31, 2019, Op Ed #461

My New Years wish is that the nation's youth may be made aware of the below listed superb explanation of the timeless motto of the US Military Academy at West Point, submitted by Colonel Sam Holliday, USA (Ret), West Point Class of 1948.


It is our hope that the nation's youth, especially the 51% of them who now support Socialism, instead of The Free Enterprise System and the United States Constitutional Republican form of government, can be made aware of the meaning of the motto, Duty, Honor, Country by those who receive this Op Ed.


Unfortunately for the last 12 years, radical leftist teachers in middle and high schools have been using the Common Core Curriculum, with the fake and dishonest replacement US History textbooks, funded by Nazi collaborator George Soros, to indoctrinate students that…

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By Capt Joseph R. John, December 9, 2019, Op Ed #460

The Combat Veterans For Congress PAC is hosting another Gala Event “An Evening with Sarah Huckabee Sanders and Friends” on Friday, February 28, 2020, at 5:00p.m. to attend the VIP Reception, and at 6:30p.m. to dine and listen to Sarah Sander’s presentation.  It will be a captivating evening with information about events that are unfolding in The White House and on Capitol Hill.  Centurion International Services will be responsible for safety and the Gala Event’s security. 


As President Donald Trump’s Press Secretary, Sarah Sanders repeatedly told the press each day what most Americans wanted to say to the left of center liberal media establishment.  Sarah supported American values and told the White House press corps that they should do the job they were hired to do, to accurately report the news in order for…

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By Capt Joseph R. John, December 3, 2019, Op Ed #459

The double standard in the way President Trump has been evaluated when compared to Obama continues.  Obama’s actions in pardoning Bo Bergdahl, a traitor, who deserted his fellow combatants in the face of the enemy, then gave the Taliban Top Secret information, was ignored by Obama’s “Politically Correct” General and Flag Officers (including McRaven), his service secretaries, and the left of center liberal media establishment.  They didn’t object to the pardoning of a “Traitor”, in exchange for 5 of the Taliban’s most senior Terrorist Generals who are now killing US military combatants in Afghanistan.

The double standard manifested itself by exposing Obama’s “Politically Correct” Flag and General Officers, Obama’s holdovers at DOD, and the left of center liberal media establishment when they raised unending…

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By Capt Joseph R. John, November 11, 2019, Op Ed #456

On November 11th, Veterans Day, and every day, Americans are appreciative of Veterans for their service in the defense of the Republic when they were once active members of the US Armed Forces.  We remember and “Honor” military personnel who gave the last full measure of devotion in defense of the Republic and were lost in combat.

In certain cases, many years after being honorably discharged, a Veteran eventually succumbed to a combat injury that occurred while he was in combat on active duty.  Col John W. Ripley, USNA ’62, USMC (Ret) (Navy Cross) (Distinguished Graduate of the US Naval Academy) is one of those many well known “Honorable” Veterans.

Veterans and active duty personnel can click on the below listed link to learn of the many discounts and free meals that restaurants will extend to…

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By Capt Joseph R. John, November 10, 2019, Op Ed #457

The US Marine Corps was formed on November 10, 1775 by the Second Continental Congress with the first Marines enlisting under Commandant Samuel Nicholas, but it wasn’t until 1921 that the Marine Corps began celebrating that historic day officially as its birthday by reading Marine Corps Orders No. 47 (Series 1921).  


The Commandant of the Marine Corps, Major General John A. Lejeune, issued Order No. 47 on November 1, 1921, and instructed it to be read to the US Marine Corps on the 10th of November, 1921, and thereafter on the 10th of November of every year.  Should the order not be received by the 10th of November, 1921, it should be read upon receipt.


We honor all US Marines not only on this November 10th, the US Marine Corps’ 244th Birthday, but on every day.  Over the last 10 years, 35 of the…

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 By Capt Joseph R. John, November 7, 2019: Op Ed #455

The Combat Veterans For Congress PAC is calling for the support of homeless Veterans, at a rally to be held on the corner of Wilshire Blvd and San Vincente in West Los Angeles, CA on November 10, 2019 at 1:00 PM; the day before Veterans Day, November 11th.  The timing is appropriate to bring attention to the estimated 4,500 homeless Veterans sleeping on the streets of Los Angeles, among the 60,000 homeless people sleeping on the streets of the City and County of Los Angeles.

The below listed flyer includes a statement by the Combat Veterans For Congress PAC, calling for authorities to take action to provide housing for homeless Veterans sleeping on the streets of Los Angeles.  The VA has a very large parcel of land in West Los Angles that was deeded to Veterans in 1888 for the purpose of developing housing for…

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By Capt Joseph R. John, November 4, 2019: Op Ed #454 

By clicking on the below listed link, you will be able to listen to a “very powerful message” from Katie Hopkins, a courageous woman in Great Britain.  She has been exposing the devastating effect that the entry of millions of Muslim refugees flooding into Europe and Great Britain has had on civility, economic stability, and on law and order in the United Kingdom and in Europe.  She states, the United Kingdom has become a country most British citizens no longer recognize. 


Katie bluntly speaks about how the basic freedoms of citizens in Great Britain have been eroding because of the appeasement of political leaders.  The political establishment lacks the backbone to take a firm stand and fight against rampant crimes perpetrated by thousands of Muslim Refugees who refuse to assimilate.

Katie says the…

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By Capt Joseph R. John, October 23, 2019: Op Ed #453 

For the first time in 243 years, a 4-star decorated and retired US Navy Admiral, Admiral William McRaven, violated the ethos of military professionalism by authoring an Op Ed for release in the New York Times.  McRaven openly attacked the President of the United States and brayed for the removal of the President, stating it is time for a new person in the Oval Office—“the sooner, the better.” 


What does he mean by “sooner”?  Despite the fact that Admiral McRaven knows the Presidential election will take place in one year, he wants the President removed hurriedly.  He is encouraging the public to remove the US President, before all American citizens can exercise their Constitutional right to vote to re-elect President Trump in 2020.  McRaven has been a consistent, vociferous critic of the President, even prior…

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By Capt Joseph R. John, October 14, 2019: Op Ed #452

The letter sent to Speaker Pelosi and four House Committee Chairmen, from the White House Counsel to the President notified them that the Executive Office of the President will not cooperate with the secret “Impeachment Inquiry” that was initiated by a speech Pelosi made at a Press Conference.

The investigation taking place in the House of Representatives is taking place in secret, behind closed doors, that prevents Republican members of Congress from having any rights at all; the Democrat majority is preventing witnesses from being called by Republican members of the House to testify and contest the invalid testimony of Democrat witnesses.  

The “Impeachment Inquiry” should have been initiated by a vote of the US House of Representatives.  In response to the White House Press Corps…

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By Capt Joseph R. John, October 7, 2019: Op Ed #451

Over the last 3 years, President Trump has worked to improve the economy, reduce unemployment, improve trade agreements with foreign countries, strengthen the US Armed Forces, improve national security, reenergize production in the US, reduce job killing regulations, build a wall on the southern border to prevent hundreds of thousands of Illegal Aliens, terrorists, and drugs from entering the US, aggressively prosecute the worldwide effort to defeat terrorists, etc.  


Yet President Trump has been repeatedly and unmercifully attacked, non-stop daily, by the Democrat Socialist Party, the left of center liberal media establishment, the deep state, and left leaning network commentators.  The intent has been to disenfranchising the votes of 63 million Americans who elected candidate Donald J. Trump in the 2016…

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By Capt Joseph R. John, September 30, 2019: Op Ed #450

Since the 1960s Leftists, Progressives, Socialists, and Marxists have migrated to, and have taken positions in every level of public school and college education, including in the National Education Association (the national teachers union), public school teaching positions, public school administrator positions, college professorships, college department heads, college deans, members of Boards of Regents, and in government positions at every level of The Department of Education.  


In 2007, four U.S. Communist groups formed an alliance in order to work toward taking control of the Democrat Party in California, and then in other states, with the ultimate goal of taking control of the National Democrat Committee.  The long-term plan included the indoctrination of students at all levels of public school education…

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By Capt Joseph R. John, September 23, 2019: Op Ed #449

In 2007, four U.S. Communist groups formed an alliance, in order to first take control of the Democrat Party at every level in California, then in a number of other states, with the ultimate goal of taking control of the Democrat National Committee.  The long term plans included the indoctrination of students at all levels of public-school education to convince millions of students that the government of the United States has been a massive failure, while at the same time portraying a positive image of Socialism.  The programmed goal was to gain the support of generations of naïve students, who would help the four Communists groups gain control of local, state, and the federal government.  The detailed plan is labeled The Inside/Outside Project.  Communists have always focused on younger generations.


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By Capt Joseph R. John, September 12, 2019: Op Ed #448

The Worldwide War on Terrorism, Operation Desert Storm, Operation Iraqi Freedom, and the war in Afghanistan has resulted in: 

….Over 1,600 Combat Veterans returned home having lost at least one limb or more. Many more have lost appendages (toes and fingers).

….Over 160 Combat Veterans returned home with a total loss of sight, and thousands now have permanent impaired vision.

….Over 177,000 Combat Veterans have suffered hearing loss, and another 355,000 are suffering from tinnitus.

….Over 400,000 Combat Veterans have returned home suffering from PTSD.

….And an average of 22 Veterans are committing suicide every day.


In light of the above listed statistics we would like to share the below listed video of a quadruple amputee and courageous Wounded Warrior, Staff Sargent…

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By Capt Joseph R. John, August 29, 2019: Op Ed #447

This is a critique of an article published by the US Naval Institute  The author is suggesting the US Naval Academy (USNA) should have a more relaxed teaching environment, similar to the environment at Liberal Arts Colleges.  Some of the screened USNA applicants, illegally admitted as a specific percentages by sex and race of the Plebe class, in violation of a Supreme Court ruling, make up a percentage of…

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By Capt Joseph R. John, August 12, 2019: Op Ed #446

Beginning in April 1915 and continuing through 1923, 1.5+ million Armenians, 549,000 Assyrians, and 648,000 Greek Christians, in their ancestral homeland of Mesopotamia and Persia were systematically exterminated in the Genocide perpetrated by the rulers of Ottoman Empire; they unleased the Turkish Army, Kurdish Tribesmen, and Islamic Militants to murder every Christian, regardless of their ethnicity.   

Christians were brutally shot, beheaded, dismembered, crucified, drowned, buried alive, and their corpses were dumped into wells, in order to make the water supply undrinkable.  Some Christian villages armed themselves and tried to resist, with negligible success.  The most successful course of action was for Christians to flee their ancestral homelands, with the help of Christian missionaries, to legally migrate to…

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