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Next on Direct Line – China Expert, Ethan Gutmann

By Dwight Patel | July 9, 2020

Ethan Gutmann, an award-winning China analyst and human-rights investigator on Direct Line – July 15, 2020 – at 7:30 pm Ethan Gutmann, an award-winning China analyst and human-rights investigator, is the author of Losing the New China (Encounter Books, 2004) and The Slaughter (Prometheus, 2014). He has written for publications such as the Wall Street…



By Bill Richbourg | July 8, 2020

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…

Patrick O’Keefe, Director of Customer Success for Anedot.

Patrick O’Keefe on Direct Line Live!

By Dwight Patel | July 8, 2020

Tonigh on Direct Line we are joined by Patrick O’Keefe of Anedot Patrick O’Keefe is the Director of Customer Success for Anedot. He’s responsible for managing the Success team to help Anedot customers get the most out of their efforts to drive fundraising and engagement. He is also an Adjunct Lecturer for the Political Communications…

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

Our Values Are Under Attack – Now What?

By Bob Ehrlich | July 8, 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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By Mark Uncapher | July 6, 2020

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…

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

By Mark Uncapher | July 5, 2020

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…


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

By Bill Richbourg | July 4, 2020

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…

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

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

By Gary Baise | July 1, 2020

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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By Dwight Patel | July 1, 2020

Tonight on Direct Line Live – 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, state, and local levels. Michael has…

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Sunlight Needed for Police Misconduct Cases

By Mark Uncapher | June 30, 2020

Sunlight Needed for Police Misconduct Cases Maryland law shields misconduct findings The Minneapolis police officer who pressed his knee on George Floyd’s neck for nearly nine minutes until Floyd died had 18 previous complaints filed against him, according to media reports.[i] State laws and public employee labor agreements far too often prevent details about misbehaving government workers…

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