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David Thornton

David Thornton is a professional pilot and freelance writer. He is a graduate of the University of Georgia and Emmanuel College. He currently lives in Georgia with his family. Find him on Facebook at and Twitter @captainkudzu.

Roger Stone Found Guilty On All Counts

Trump associate Roger Stone has been found guilty on numerous charges by a federal jury. The guilty verdict includes charges of witness tampering and lying to Congress in connection with the Russia in …

Here’s How Ukraine Got Its Aid Without Investigating Hunter Biden

The Republican claim of “no harm, no foul” falls apart unless you think that incompetence is an adequate defense for abuse of power.

New Poll Shows Mayor Pete Leading In Iowa

Is Buttigieg the new flavor-of-the-month?

Sanford Ends Primary Campaign

Former South Carolina Governor Mark Sanford has ended his long shot attempt to challenge President Trump in the Republican Primary the AP reports. “You’ve got to be a realist,” Sanford said in N …

Watching The Movies: ‘Midway’ Is Fitting Homage To Heroes

I grew up on the 1976 version of the story of Midway. I didn’t see it on the big screen but, for years afterward, whenever it came on television, I’d always try to watch. As a history buff, I even …

Bill Taylor Transcript Links Trump Directly To Quid Pro Quo For Aid

The transcript of Ambassador Bill Taylor’s testimony is the latest to be released by House Democrats.

Democrats Eke Out Victory In Kentucky Governor Race

Republican Matt Bevin refuses to concede.

House Releases Sondland And Volker Transcripts

Following on yesterday’s release of transcripts of the testimonies of Ambassadors Yovanovitch and McKinley, the House has released the transcripts of the testimonies of Ambassadors Kurt Volker a …

Swing State Polls Look Bad For Donald Trump

Trump loses most swing states to Joe Biden in current polling but fares better against Sanders and Warren.

Good News And Bad News For Joe Biden

Elizabeth Warren is fading fast.

House Releases Impeachment Transcripts

Top official said he has never seen similar attempt to use State Department to dig up political dirt in 37-year career.

Pregnant Florida Woman Fends Off Home Invasion With AR-15

The woman’s quick thinking and courage, together with the presence of the gun, saved her family from tragedy.

More Republicans Are Admitting To Ukraine Quid Pro Quo

But denying that it’s a bad thing.

Elizabeth Warren Agrees Her Health Plan Could Kill 2 Million Jobs

Job creation under Trump has averaged about 2 million jobs per year.

Republicans Between A Rock And A Hard Place

Both supporting Trump and dumping him look like losing propositions for Republicans.

House Passes Impeachment Resolution

Two Democrats joined Republicans to oppose the resolution.

Poll: Forty Percent Considering Third Party Vote In 2020

Are voters realizing that elections are not a binary choice?

House To Hold Vote On Impeachment Inquiry This Thursday

Are Republicans ready to defend Trump instead of attacking the impeachment process?

Another Day, More Damaging Testimony In Ukraine Scandal

Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman of the National Security Council will testify about his concerns regarding Trump’s Ukraine call.

Al-Bagdadi’s Death Does Not Mean War Against ISIS Is Over

President Trump won the battle, but will he stick around to win the war?


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