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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.

Epstein Autopsy Cannot Rule Out Murder

Although the autopsy does not rule out the possibility that Epstein was murdered, it also does not rule out the possibility that he committed suicide.

Donald Trump’s Self-Made China Mess

After three years, the effect of Mr. Trump’s foreign policy seems to be coming home to roost.

Republicans Fret About Trump On Guns

There is a risk for Republicans in doing nothing, but there is also a risk in passing laws that would be unpopular with a large and vocal part of the base.

Stocks Surge As Trump Delays Some Tariffs

Trump’s claim that tariffs were delayed due to Christmas undercuts his claims that tariffs are good for America.

Overspending, Flat Revenues Are Pointing To Obama-like Deficit

Do deficits matter? We are about to find out.

Barr: Prison ‘Failed To Secure Epstein’

The attorney general cited “serious irregularities” at the prison.

Epstein’s Suicide Sends Both Sides Over The Edge

“Never attribute to malice that which can be adequately explained by stupidity.”

More Details On Death Of Jeffrey Epstein

There is so far no evidence of foul play.

The Pros And Cons Of Red Flag Laws

The question is not whether we have a problem. The question is what to do about it.

Show Me The Intelligence Reports! Trump Appoints Maguire Acting DNI

The DNI will have his hands full balancing the assessments of the intelligence agencies with the president’s strong worldviews. Maguire seems to be as good a pick for the job as any, however.

Trade, Not Guns, Will Decide The Election

While the debate over the trade war isn’t as sexy as the gun control debate, it does have more far-reaching effects.

China Launches Two New Offensives In Trade War

An already bad week got worse for President Trump today when China launched two new attacks on the American economy. The day began with the news that the Chinese government had devalued its currency t …

Warning Bells For 2020

Very often it isn’t the fact that you have a problem that leads to disaster but the fact that the problem is ignored.

Both Sides Contribute To Political Climate That Sparks Domestic Terror

Both sides are more than willing to point the finger at the other when violent attacks occur, but if we really want to make America better, both sides need to look in the mirror.

18 Reported Dead In El Paso Mass Shooting

Local news reports that at least 18 people have died in an active shooter attack on an El Paso Walmart. Initially, there were reports of multiple shooters, but the Texas Tribune is reporting that the …

Washington Examiner’s David Drucker Says Election Could Go Either Way

“Trump will juice turnout on the Republican side, but Democrats will also be motivated.”

Grover Norquist To Erick Erickson: No Tax Pledge Makes Government Reform Possible

“When politicians say they won’t raise taxes, it has no effect. When they put it in writing, it makes a difference.”

Trump Withdraws Ratcliffe Nomination

President Trump is withdrawing his nomination of Rep. John Ratcliffe as the new Director of National Intelligence. As Resurgent reported earlier this week, Ratcliffe’s nomination was drawing wid …

Mike Pence: ‘Conservative Principles Are Resurging’

“Conservative principles are resurging all across America,” Vice President Mike Pence said at the Resurgent Gathering in Atlanta. “It’s been two-and-a-half years of promises kept,” Pence sai …

How To Be A Citizen Lobbyist

Effective communication techniques for concerned citizens


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