YOU CHOOSE The tenets of Marxist revolution are alive and well in our country. The playbook is being executed with unrelenting zeal and the Democrat party/media is orchestrating the play. The key tactics include:1. Destroying capitalism to strengthen centralized government2. Identifying and organizing victim classes to sow divisions in the population3. Using claims of systemic…

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Our Values Are Under Attack – Now What?

Leftist activists burn American flags at an area designated as "Black Lives Matter Plaza" near the White House in Washington on July 4, 2020.

Governor Bob Ehrlich Commentaries Ignore the Media, Focus on the Counternarrative If you feel as though your most fundamental shared values are under attack — they are. If you feel as though you were unprepared for the now daily (hourly) attacks — you were. If you feel unsure about what to do about all of…

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Lady in front of computer screen distance learning

Maryland’s schools are scheduled to open in a matter of weeks for the 2020-21 school year.  Yet many school districts still are unable to share their plans for educating in the COVID-19 world.  While the Maryland State Department of Education has released an updated Maryland’s Recovery Plan for Education, individual school districts can take as long…

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Top Elrich Official’s Book Deal with Contractor Violates Ethics Rules

Montgomery Co. Exec. Marc Elrich booed as he announces loosening of COVID-19 restrictions

TOP ELRICH OFFICIAL’S BOOK DEAL WITH CONTRACTOR VIOLATES ETHICS RULES Ex-Baltimore Budget Director Supplemented his $280,000 Montgomery County Job with a Book Deal with a County Contractor Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich’s $280,000 “Chief Administrative Officer” Andrew Kleine has been found guilty of ethics violations. The County’s Ethics Commission reached this conclusion after reviewing payments…

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The Government defines what is NOT a “Waters of the United States”

The government defines what is NOT a "Waters of the United States"

Gary Baise Commentaries Environmentalists want the Court to punish EPA. If the Court does so, a new chapter will be written for pesticide use. In my many efforts to unravel and explain the federal government’s sometimes baffling efforts to legally define the things that matter most to property owners, I have started by describing the…

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Tonight on Direct Line Live – MICHAEL MUSANTE, PRESIDENT, MUSANTE STRATEGIES, LLC Michael Musante, President, Musante Strategies, LLC Michael is the President of Musante Strategies, LLC, a government relations firm operating in the District of Columbia since 2005. Michael develops and implements strategies in the areas of government relations and legislative outreach at the federal,…

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July 4, 2020 Celebration of the Republic Can We Keep It?


July 4, 2020 Celebration of the Republic Can We Keep It? This article is dedicated to those Americans we call the Founding Fathers who created the framework for the first free Republic to actually survive as a nation in modern times.  They wrote a new kind of Constitution that is now the oldest in existence…

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