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Monday, December 11th, 2017

Heard On The Street . . .

Walking down Main Street, this is what folks are talking about in towns across the U.S.A.   Good Americans, who have been betrayed by the Uniparty and the Deep State in Washington D.C., have a lot on their minds and are crying out for new leadership. Thankfully, on November 8, 2016, their voices were heard loud and clear!

December 5, 2017

Benghazi Tribute Team Won’t Let America Forget

Last night’s monthly meeting of the St. Johns County Trump Club gave members special insight into the infamous attack on the American consulate in Libya in 2012 that resulted in the murder of Ambassador Chris Stevens and three courageous defenders.

The evening’s featured speaker was retired Navy Captain Ryman Shoaf, whose leadership of the Benghazi Tribute Team in Northeast Florida inspires patriots to never forget.

A 27-year veteran of the Navy, Shoaf is a naval aviation expert, having served as a flight squadron commanding officer and flight operations leader during deployments in the Middle East.

More interestingly, he served as a professor at the National War College in Washington D.C., the finest institution of its kind in the world.  While there, he taught national security strategy and policy to his peers as well as students from around the world.

One of his students was Chris Stevens of the U.S. State Department before his assignment to Libya as ambassador.

Shoaf shared his impression of Stevens as one of the kindest and most professional men he’d ever known.  He last saw Stevens in April 2012 when Stevens had returned to DC from Libya to brief Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on the unstable situation there.

Subsequently, Shoaf was retired from the Navy in August 2012 in a group of 220 Navy captains cut as part of President Barack Obama’s gutting of our armed forces.

The shock of learning how Stevens was murdered so ruthlessly in Libya, along with the security officers who tried to defend him and the consulate, ultimately led Shoaf to create an effort around “Benghazi Matters.”

That effort now goes forward as the Benghazi Tribute Team of Northeast Florida.  You can learn more about the organization on its website: http://www.benghazitribute.org/about-us.

The team is aligned with another Jacksonville area non-profit organization created to assist veterans in the area and educate citizens about turning points in American history.

Turning Points in America, Inc., is led by Beth Heath, who’s made it her mission to identify veterans who need assistance and match them with willing donors.

Among the innovations she’s created is a Veterans Owned Small Business Directory designed to promote those businesses to the public.  Turning Points in America also supports the Benghazi Tribute Team in in its annual memorial and fundraising event.  This year’s event just two days ago featured conservative activist Dinesh D’Souza as the featured speaker.

You can learn more about Turning Points by visiting its website: http://turningpointsinamerica.org.

These two fine organizations represent the best of what we on The Forgotten Street, Main Street USA, cherish in America: grassroots efforts to inspire Americans to embrace patriotism and encourage activism in the political system.

Trump Club members enthusiastically responded to Captain Shoaf’s presentation with numerous follow-up question, hearty applause and highly vocal support for his foreign policy insights.

The club also elected officers last night, with organizer Diane Scherff formally chosen as president, rewarding her tireless efforts and cheerful enthusiasm.

Members expressed great satisfaction over the many accomplishments of the Trump administration to date, and overwhelming support for the tax cuts and tax reform legislation soon headed to President Trump’s desk for signature.

Given the success in forming the St. Johns County Trump Club to support the Make America Great Again agenda, the effort continues to get similar groups in all 67 counties in Florida.

Meanwhile, the White House Office of Political Affairs works to take the concept nationwide.

Thanks for reading!  The Forgotten Street is off to a great start for December with a growing number of followers worldwide.

Christmas shopping tip:  Take care of that history buff or avid reader on your list by purchasing J.C.’s new book, Betrayal at Bethesda: The Intertwined Fates of James Forrestal, Joseph McCarthy and John F. Kennedy.

Paperback and Kindle versions can be found on Amazon.com and the paperback version on Barnes & Noble.com. 

God bless you all and Merry Christmas!

 

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