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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.

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

DOJ Will Not Prosecute James Comey

Sources in the DOJ inspector general’s office have told Fox News that former FBI Director James Comey will not be prosecuted for leaking memos of his interactions with President Trump. “Everyone a …

Debates Exposed Schisms In Democratic Party

Not all Democrats are part of the far left.

Nomination Of Ratcliffe For DNI Is Already In Trouble

Democrats are openly skeptical and Republicans are not leaping to Ratcliffe’s defense.

Democrats Propose Redistributing Joe Biden’s Poll Numbers

Bernie Sanders argued that taking support from the frontrunner and distributing it to other candidates was the most progressive thing that the Democratic Party could do.

Another Weekend, Another Racial Trump Tweet

To avoid being thought of as a racist, it is wise to avoid saying things that sound racist.

Trump Wins Victory On Wall At Constitution’s Expense

The decision did not answer the legal question of whether the president can unilaterally transfer funds appropriated by Congress to programs that were specifically rejected by Congress.

Joe Biden Surges Back To Massive Lead

Joe Biden has regained lost ground in polls and still appears likely to be the Democratic nominee.

Republicans Shouldn’t Gloat Over Mueller Testimony

There were no knockout punches, but Mueller further damaged Trump’s credibility.

Pelosi Reins In Nadler On Impeachment

But Speaker hints that she might support impeaching President Trump as case gets stronger.

Overcoming Economy Is Big Hurdle For 2020 Democrats

A focus group of swing voters likes Trump’s handling of the economy, but other factors indicate that the president has an uphill battle for re-election.

Nunes ‘Expects The Worst’ From Mueller Testimony

Republicans fear that Mueller will publicly undercut their claims of “no obstruction.”

Iran Seizes Tanker In Persian Gulf

In yet another provocation, Iran has reportedly captured a foreign tanker ship that it claims was smuggling oil. Per the Wall Street Journal, Iran’s Revolutionary Guard claimed to have seized the sh …

Conservatives Should Welcome Mark Sanford’s Candidacy

If Sanford decides to run, Republican voters can opt between a candidate that preserves the best of Trump’s policy but who does not have the baggage of off-the-wall comments and the tariff war.

Just Say ‘No’ To The ‘Book Of Trump’

If such adoration was aimed at Barack Obama or Hillary Clinton, conservatives and Republicans would rightly ridicule it and those who practice it.

Acosta Becomes First Casualty Of Epstein Scandal

President Trump announced on Twitter that Acosta had “graciously tendered his resignation.”


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