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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.

Is Kyle Rittenhouse A Hero, A Villain, Or Something In Between?

While it seems that Rittenhouse likely went to Kenosha with good intentions, he had no business being there in the first place.

Controversial Change To COVID Testing Guidelines Came While Fauci Was In Surgery

The new recommendations seem to be less of an attempt to fight the virus than to conceal it.

The Senate Russia Bombshell

A bipartisan Senate report confirmed Russian interference in the 2016 election… and the 2020 election.

COVID Rebounds In Europe

The reason for the new outbreaks may be similar to the cause of the summer surge in the US: a breakdown in social distancing among young people.

Republicans Nominate ‘Florida Woman’

The primary victory of Laura Loomer is an example of what is wrong with the GOP.

Pandemic Aviation Means ATC Zero, Flights To Nowhere, And Furloughs… Lots of Furloughs

The pandemic has wreaked havoc on economies around the world and aviation has been one of the industries that was hardest hit. Aviation is often a bellwether for economic crises and is frequently one …

Lindsey Graham Is In Trouble

South Carolina is ripe for an upset.

Coronavirus Death Rate Matches 1918 Spanish Flu Pandemic

Despite a century of scientific and medical advances, victims were as defenseless against COVID-19 as patients were against H1N1 in 1918.

GAO Rules DHS Secretary and Deputy Are Not Valid Officeholders

Vacancy rules were not followed in the appointment of the past two DHS secretaries.

White House Warns Georgia Of ‘Expanding Community Spread’

A leaked report shows that the situation in Georgia’s hands-off strategy is not working.

FiveThirtyEight’s New Election Model Gives Trump A Better Chance Than You Might Think

The new computer model gives Trump about a one-in-four chance of winning the Electoral College.

The Georgia School Where Students Went Maskless Is Closed Again Due To COVID-19 Outbreak

Paulding County reopened its schools at the peak of local community spread.

The Triple Threat: Election Interference By China, Iran, and Russia Is Back

Russia and China are reportedly taking different sides in interfering with our election.

With Presidential Emergency Orders, Who Needs Congress?

Democracy dies when the legislators don’t fight back and the courts do nothing to uphold the constitutional balance of powers.

Trump Tackles TikTok; Here’s How It Might Be Legal

Congress has given presidents a lot of latitude – too much – in their ability to make unilateral decisions for the country.

Trump Threatens Executive Action On COVID Relief

It is unclear where the president believes this authority comes from.

This ‘Dirty Dozen’ Will Decide The Senate

The odds are pretty good for a Democratic Senate takeover.

White House Testing Czar: ‘No Benefit To Hydroxychloroquine’

President Trump’s appointee says testing does not support use of hydroxychloroquine.

Of Infidels And Pharisees

Is the election a case of good-versus-evil or evil-versus-evil?

Is It Time To Burn Down The GOP?

If the Republican Party ceased to exist, whatever replaced it would be largely the Republican Party under a new name and new management.


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