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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 Strikes Back At Mattis And Murkowski

If any further demonstrations were needed as to how Donald Trump keeps the Republican congressional caucus in line, it was on display Thursday. Following Gen. James Mattis’s blistering attack on …

Gen. Mattis Blisters Trump, Drops Mic

“We must reject and hold accountable those in office who would make a mockery of our Constitution.”

Fox News Poll Shows Trump Trailing In Swing States

Biden leads in all seven swing states.

Republicans Win As Steve King Loses Iowa Primary

Steve King was a bigoted albatross around the neck of the GOP.

The Insurrection Act: What It Says And How It Has Been Used

What is legal is not necessarily a good idea.

Trump Threatens To Deploy Military To Quell Riots

After decrying governors and mayors under assault from rioters as “weak” this morning, President Trump announced in a brief speech on Monday afternoon that he would use a 200-year old law …

The Riots And The Election

We have opened a Pandora’s box and there is no telling what will come out of it or where it will take us.

The ‘Burn It Down’ Crowd Gets Their Wish

America is burning because this is what the hotheads and bomb-throwers of both sides want.

Trump Drops Two Bombs In Presser

Trump announces major moves on WHO and Hong Kong.

Why Trump’s Social Media Executive Order Is Both Illegal And Unwise

When Republicans give the government a new weapon to brandish, they should remember that sooner or later it will be turned against them.

Trump Vs. Twitter

Donald Trump and Twitter have a symbiotic relationship. Neither is going to bite the hand that feeds it.

Brit Hume Rips Biden’s Mask

Joe Biden emerged from isolation with a black face mask.

Praising God (In Person) In The Pandemic

My church resumed in-person services today for the first time since March. Here’s what it was like.

FBI: Corpus Christi Attack Was ‘Terrorism-Related’

A shooting at the Corpus Christi, Texas Naval Air Station this morning was  “terrorism related” according to authorities. An active shooter attack at about 6:15 a.m. Thursday morning …

Biden Checks Out Amy Klobuchar

Amid speculation that Joe Biden will choose Elizabeth Warren, Kamala Harris, or Stacey Abrams (lol) as his running mate, CBS News now reports that the Biden campaign has asked Amy Klobuchar to undergo …

Trump Administration Declassifies Full Susan Rice Email – But Is It Incriminating?

The documents certainly mention Biden and Flynn and a host of others, but what do they mean? The answer is less than what the Trump Administration is implying.

Meghan McCain: Obama Created Trump

Without President Obama, there would have been no President Trump.

Reopened Georgia Church Sparks New Outbreak

After reopening in April, the church will now close “for the foreseeable future.”

Nearly Half Of Pandemic Job Cuts May Be Permanent

The world was already undergoing a transition due to automation and the internet. That trend is going to be accelerated by the pandemic.

Here Are The Four Inspectors General That Trump Has Fired Over The Past Six Weeks

President Trump was elected based on a promise to “drain the swamp,” but his actions since taking office have seemed as swampy as anything that previous occupants of the White House have done.


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