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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.

Georgia Is About To Send QAnon To Congress

Editor’s Note: A previous version of this article stated that Green participated in the Unite the Right march in Charlottesville, VA. She did not and that paragraph has been removed. — Eri …

Brace For The Bolton Book Brouhaha

“What Bolton saw astonished him: A president for whom getting reelected was the only thing that mattered, even if it meant endangering or weakening the nation.”

Trump’s Civil War Battle

The president flubs an easy pitch by the army.

‘Defund Police’ Divides The Left And Frightens Voters

The ‘Defund Police’ movement went from 0 to 60 in nothing flat since the death of George Floyd but despite the prominence of the slogan, it isn’t clear what the idea means or how bro …

Trump To Reduce US Forces In Germany By A Third

The cost of maintaining a force in Germany could well be a case of pay-me-now-or-pay-me-later.

The Law And Order President

It is unAmerican for presidents, elected officials, and, yes, police, to have the attitude that the law is for thee but not for me.

The Public Health Hypocrites

By encouraging people to engage in protests where social distancing is not practiced, some doctors are contributing to the higher rate of COVID-19 among the Black population that they profess to abhor …

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.


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