Hold the Line with Mike Solan

Hold the Line with Mike Solan is an in depth long form discussion into the politics that surround and impact law enforcement. Mike Solan is a national law enforcement expert and the President of the Seattle Police Officers Guild. His reasonable approach to public safety has earned Mike accolades and the trust of law enforcement nationwide.

NBA Legend, James Donaldson

August 27th, 2021

Mike interviews NBA legend and former Seattle Supersonic, James Donaldson.  Mike and James discuss the "defunding the police" movement, mental illness and its impact on the rampant homeless problem in Seattle.  

You can find out more about James’ nonprofit here: http://yourgiftoflife.org/

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The Vaccination Mandate Debate

August 20th, 2021

In this episode Mike takes a deep dive into the Seattle Mayor, Jenny Durkan’s vaccine mandate for city employees and the impact it will have on public safety.  Mike also exposes outgoing City Attorney Pete Holmes for his desperate swipe at SPOG while his campaign was imploding. Last, Mike gives his opinion on the two SPD officers who were fired for “unprofessional conduct” over their part in the January 6th “Insurrection”. 

  1. Vaccine Mandate: 1:47
  2. Pete Holmes: 11:39
  3. Insurrection Two: 18:14

Links:

  1. SPOG Press Release: https://seattlepoliceofficers.com/vaccine-mandate-for-city-workers/
  2. KOMO News: https://komonews.com/news/local/new-report-shows-seattle-police-response-times-could-take-over-an-hour
  3. RANTZ: https://mynorthwest.com/3080850/rantz-after-defunding-and-demonizing-police-council-blames-chief-for-mass-exodus/
  4. SPOG reaction to Pete Holmes Tweet: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TDwhQLfyjVs&t=54s

 

The Insurrection 6

July 10th, 2021

Mike takes a deep dive into the investigation of the six SPOG members who attended the "Capitol Hill Insurrection" on January 6, 2021 and the investigation lead by the Office of Police Accountability.

Please visit our sponsor: • StopDefunding.com: https://stopdefunding.com/ to sign the petition to stop the defunding of police departments nationwide.

Seattle 2.0 is a Disaster!

June 14th, 2021
Public safety is being re-imagined with absolutely no plan as the Seattle City Council governs via Twitter, text messages "disappear" and a crime wave strikes Seattle. All in the name of "Seattle 2.0".
 
Please visit our sponsor: • StopDefunding.com: https://stopdefunding.com/ to sign the petition to stop the defunding of police departments nationwide.

Chocolati Controversy

May 3rd, 2021

Mike dives into the controversy surrounding two SPD officers being denied service at Chocolati, a well known Seattle chocolate shop and reveals what happened when the owner met with the officers to apologize. 

Please visit our sponsors: 
• Hart 2 Hart Medical Supply: https://hart2hart.com/ for FDA registered respirator masks at wholesale prices. 
• StopDefunding.com: https://stopdefunding.com/ to sign the petition to stop the defunding of police departments nationwide.

Safe Seattle’s David Preston

May 2nd, 2021
David Preston is the driving force behind the Safe Seattle Facebook page. Mike and David discuss Seattle's homeless industrial complex, free speech double standards and the role law enforcement has played in Seattle's politics. Please visit our sponsors:
 
• Hart 2 Hart Medical Supply: https://hart2hart.com/ for FDA registered respirator masks at wholesale prices.
• StopDefunding.com: https://stopdefunding.com/ to sign the petition to stop the defunding of police departments nationwide.

Seattle Times Hit Piece

March 9th, 2021

Mike dismantles Seattle Times reporter Mike Carter's hit piece on the Seattle Police Officers Guild and discusses the insane Washington Supreme Court's decision striking down a long standing felony drug possession law. 

Please visit our sponsors: 

• Hart 2 Hart Medical Supply: https://hart2hart.com/ for FDA registered respirator masks at wholesale prices. 
• StopDefunding.com: https://stopdefunding.com/ to sign the petition to stop the defunding of police departments nationwide.

Andy Ngo: Unmasked

February 4th, 2021

Mike interviews Andy Ngo, independent journalist and author of the book Unmasked.  Mike and Andy discuss ANTIFA and the group’s role in the political violence gripping the Pacific Northwest including the vicious attack Andy suffered at the hands of ANTIFA members.

Please visit our sponsors:

  • Hart 2 Hart Medical Supply: https://hart2hart.com/ for FDA registered respirator masks at wholesale prices.
  • StopDefunding.com: https://stopdefunding.com/ to sign the petition to stop the defunding of police departments nationwide.

Eric Stark: The Day I Was Shot

January 28th, 2021

Eric Stark is a King County Metro Transit operator in the city of Seattle. On March 27, 2019 Eric was shot while on duty driving a Metro Transit bus. After being shot in the chest, Eric still managed to drive the bus full of passengers to safety, saving countless lives. Mike and Eric discuss the incident and the current state of public safety in Seattle. Eric offers some advice for those advocating to defund the police. 

Please visit our sponsors: Hart 2 Hart Medical Supply: https://hart2hart.com/ for FDA registered respirator masks at wholesale prices. StopDefunding.com: https://stopdefunding.com/ to sign the petition to stop the defunding of police departments nationwide.

Scott Lindsay’s Hit Job

January 23rd, 2021

Mike takes a deep dive into the chaos that surrounded his re-tweet of independent journalist Andy Ngo on 1/7/21. Despite the factual nature of the tweet, faux outrage and calls for Mike's resignation came from the likes of Scott Lindsay, Carmen Best and Mayor Jenny Durkan. 

Mike's Tweet: https://twitter.com/realmikesolan/status/1347435354895179776
Affidavit (download): https://www.justice.gov/usao-dc/press-release/file/1354916/download

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