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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.

To Fix The Economy We Must Beat The Virus

The economy is not going to return to normal until the pandemic is stopped.

Unemployment Claims Soar Past 3 Million

Economists expected a horrible unemployment report. The reality was worse.

Will Democrats Dump Biden And Draft Cuomo?

Whether such a feat would be possible with current rules and superdelegates is doubtful, but the upheaval of 2020 could mean that this year would be the most likely time for a dark horse candidate to …

Senate Reaches Agreement On Coronavirus Relief, Here’s What’s In The Bill

The $2 trillion bill is expected to pass the Senate today.

Are You Ready For Some Good News About The Coronavirus Pandemic?

COVID-19 is not mutating quickly. That makes finding an effective vaccine easier.

President Trump, Listen To Your Doctors

I’ll bet that President Trump is a lousy patient. We all know the type. The person who nods along with the doctor’s orders but then doesn’t change his habits or take his medicine. Ri …

Who Is Playing Politics With The Coronavirus Relief Bill?

The answer is apparently “everyone.”

Goldman Sachs: Unemployment Filings Could Increase 800 Percent

Unemployment rates not seen since the Great Depression could bring political and social upheaval and change the country in unforeseeable ways.

Feinstein, Inhofe Bring Number Of Senators Who Dumped Stock To Four

Loeffler and Burr’s trades seem the most suspicious. This is due to both the timing, the number, and the specific stocks involved in the trades.

Mythbusting COVID-19

I’ve been seeing so much bad information about Coronavirus on my timeline that I felt I needed to set some things straight. This isn’t a matter of politics. The virus doesn’t care if you’re a …

The World Turns On A Dime

It is times like this that we must acknowledge just how insignificant and out-of-control of our fates that human beings really are.

Should The Olympics Be Canceled?

On the surface, the Olympic games would seem to be a nightmare for public health officials in the midst of fighting a pandemic. People from all around the world will be congregating in one place and t …

Canadian Border Closes Due To Coronavirus Concerns

Trade will not be affected by the restrictions.

Biden Wins Again

The former vice president won blowout victories in Florida and Illinois. Arizona has not been called.

The Constitutional Response To Coronavirus

Most conservatives would agree that some sort of government response to both the pandemic and the resulting economic crisis is appropriate.

Trump Administration Readies Airline Bailout

How much can a nation that is $23 trillion in debt and that was running a $1 trillion annual deficit before the current crisis do to bail out its entire economy?

In Defense Of Price Gouging

While price gougers won’t win many friends, they do form an important part of the balance between supply and demand.

The Top Ten Things To Do On Your Virus Vacation

If you’re home alone with your family for the next few weeks, here are a few suggestions on how to spend your time.

Be Responsible: Don’t Spread The Virus Or The Panic

“Don’t get stuck on stupid.”

President Trump Declares Coronavirus Emergency

President Trump officially declared a state of emergency regarding the Coronavirus outbreak this afternoon, saying, “To unleash the full power of the federal government, I am officially declarin …


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