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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.

Trump Outraises Individual Dems But Is Behind the Pack

The combined fundraising of the Democrats is more than triple that of Trump.

Impeachment Update: A Dem Says ‘Fine’ To Hunter Biden Testimony While GOP Considers ‘Kill Switch’

If Republicans want to make the trial brief, why do they want to call witnesses who have no knowledge of the phone call and the aid freeze?

Voting Strategies For Trump Critics

Before you obsess too much over how to vote in the presidential election, keep in mind that your vote will almost certainly not make a difference (unless you live in a swing state).

Watching The Movies: 1917

The best World War I movie you’ll see this year.

Can Lev Parnas Be Trusted?

The former Giuliani flunkie is naming names and presenting documentation for his claims.

We Had To Pass The China Trade Deal To Find Out What Was In It

Regardless of the details, avoiding more tariff escalations (i.e. tax increases) is a win for American business.

House Refers Impeachment To Senate: Here Are The Details

The trial will start tomorrow as the Senate meets to lay out ground rules .

There May Be More Witnesses At Senate Impeachment Trial After All

The only logical reason to oppose further investigation is if you believe that additional evidence will undermine your preconceived ideas about what happened.

The Difference Between Iran And North Korea

President Trump seeks new talks with North Korea while he threatens Iran.

House War Powers Resolution Gets Bipartisan Support

Perhaps Congress should revisit the authorizations for Afghanistan and Iraq instead.

The Iranian Shootdown And Man-Caused Air Disasters

People are the weak link in aviation safety. Sometimes intentionally.

Trump’s Legacy May Include New Limits On Presidential Powers

The president set out to expand presidential authority, but he may do the opposite.

Iran Strikes Back

The Pentagon reports that Iran fired missiles at two US bases in Iraq.

Ricky Gervais Kills At Golden Globes*

*Not literally

‘Surprise, Kill, Vanish’ And The Targeted Killing Of Soleimani

Whether the killing of Soleimani was a good call or not may not be known for years.

Fallout From Soleimani Killing Begins

Both Iran and Iraq are making diplomatic moves against the US. Iran threatens US troops.

Emails In Ukraine Scandal Point Directly To Trump

“Clear direction from POTUS to continue to hold.”

Iran Threatens Retaliation, Here’s What Could Happen Next

Neither the US nor Iran really wants a full-scale war.

Commander Of Iranian Quds Force Killed In Baghdad Missile Strike

Iraqi television is reporting that Gen. Qassim Soleimani, the head of Iran’s elite Quds Force, was among those killed in a missile attack on Friday. The Quds Force, which translates to Jerusalem For …

Amy Klobuchar Targets Republicans*

*Not literally


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