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David Thornton is a longtime conservative and freelance writer who also works as a corporate pilot. He currently lives in Texas.

Iraq suicide bomber was Gitmo detainee

Ronald Fiddler blew himself up at an Iraqi army base near Mosul this week. Fiddler, a British citizen who changed his name to Jamal...

Judge blocks Texas from defunding Planned Parenthood

A federal judge has blocked the State of Texas from stripping Planned Parenthood of state funding. In December, Texas served a “final notice of...

GOP could kill Obamacare contraceptive mandate easily

    As Republicans deal with the difficulties of rolling back the Affordable Care Act, one unpopular part of Obamacare that could be killed before the...

Liberals are teed off over Trump golf

In a sign that things have come full circle since Barack Obama left the White House, some journalists are now pointedly noting how often...

Trump approval rating is 21 points below presidential average

President Trump has had problems with his approval rating ever since entering the race for president. After almost a month in office, the situation...

President Trump is repeating Obama’s mistakes

  After only a few weeks, it is far too early to judge the eventual outcome of the Trump Administration. Nevertheless, there are disturbing signs...

Spies Don’t Trust Trump with Intelligence

In what may be an unprecedented move, America’s intelligence community is reportedly keeping the country’s most sensitive intelligence information from its president. A Wall...

Doubt about repeal grows as Obamacare enters death spiral

According to the CEO of Aetna, Obamacare is in a “death spiral.” Mark Bertolini predicted that, as bad as Obamacare’s problems of declining enrollments...

Russia Challenges Trump with Nuclear Missile Treaty Violation

  Sources in the Trump Administration say that Russia has deployed a new cruise missile system that violates the terms of a decades-old arms treaty....

Cruz: Strip citizenship of American terrorists

Senator Ted Cruz (R-Tex.) has introduced legislation to strip the citizenship of Americans who knowingly fight for or support terrorist groups. Cruz argues that...

Mass mooning targets Trump Tower

Over the weekend a “rowdy and enthusiastic” crowd gathered in front of Chicago’s Trump Tower and engaged in a coordinated mooning of the building...

Poll says Trump should work with Congress

There was good news for the president with yesterday’s Morning Consult poll showing that a slim majority of Americans approve of his Executive Orders,...

72 terror convictions from countries on travel ban list

  Many news outlets have reported that there had been no Americans killed by terrorists from any of the countries that were part of the...

Gorsuch denies criticizing Trump

Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch is distancing himself from comments that he allegedly made about President Trump in a conversation with Senator Richard Blumenthal...

Why polls on Trump Executive Orders give different results

There has been much celebrating in Republican circles over the recent poll results showing that slim majorities approve of President Trump’s Executive Orders including...

Elizabeth Warren is leading Democrats into a trap

Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) is a rising star in the Democratic Party. The allegedly Native American senator has become a leading liberal critic of...

GOP Is Not Working on Obamacare Replacement Says Senator

Republicans have not settled on a replacement plan for Obamacare and have yet to start seriously working on one according to a GOP senator....

Democrats with foot-in-mouth disease

Yesterday was a bad day for Democrat oratory. Perhaps driven to mushmouthedness by the recent 24-hour talkathon in advance of yesterday’s confirmation vote on...

Third of Americans Don’t Know That Obamacare and Affordable Care Act...

The big discussion in politics over the past eight years has been Obamacare and the Affordable Care Act. The law has been central to...

Obamacare enrollments decline as GOP ponders next move

Seven years ago next month was the passage of the Affordable Care Act. With President Trump and the Republicans in Congress vowing to repeal...

The day I saw President Reagan

On President Reagan’s birthday, I recall when I had the opportunity to see the man who would one day be recognized as one of...

Mitch McConnell and other Republicans are breaking with Trump

As President Trump’s missteps mount, some Republicans are starting to distance themselves from the two-week-old administration. The president has made many controversial moves including...

Next Trump Executive Order May Revise Visa Program

Donald Trump isn’t done with immigration. In spite of the criticism that the president has taken over his Executive Order establishing a temporary ban...

White House quietly moves away from voter fraud investigation

Remember President Trump’s claim that there was massive voter fraud in the election? The controversy goes back to a Nov. 27 tweet in which...

Trump did not drop Russian sanctions

Despite reports to the contrary, the Trump Administration has not eased sanctions on Russia. Initial reports indicated that President Trump’s Justice Department had reduced...

Survey showing most conservative states is good news for Republicans

  Gallup has just released a new survey showing the most conservative and liberal states in the nation. Overall, the picture looks just as you’d...

Video: Planned Parenthood Doesn’t Do Ultrasounds Unless You Want An Abortion

Lila Rose and Live Action have dumped another load of incriminating videos on Planned Parenthood. Last year, the pro-life group responsible for a series...

Including Iraq in immigration ban is slap in the face to...

    When it comes to the seven countries on President Trump’s list for a temporary immigration ban, one of these things is not like the...

Yemen suicide attack may have been intended for US warship

A Saudi frigate was attacked by Yemeni rebels in the Red Sea on Monday. Now Fox News is reporting that the Yemen suicide attack,...

Immigration ban could be expanded

  Reince Priebus suggested on Sunday that President Trump could expand his immigration ban to other countries, even as resistance to the initial order grew....

Is Trump conservative? Does it matter?

    One of the big criticisms of Donald Trump from the right during the campaign is that he wasn’t a conservative. Trump embraced many policies,...

The good, the bad and the ugly of Trump’s first week

As President Trump’s first week on the job takes its place in the history books, we can take a moment to look back on...

The good, the bad and the ugly of Trump’s first week

As President Trump’s first week on the job takes its place in the history books, we can take a moment to look back on...

DOE scrubbed references to “climate change” in last days of Obama

Federal employees at the Department of Energy allegedly spent the last days of the Obama Administration scrubbing documents of the phrase “climate change.” The...

Democrats try to intercept nuclear weapons ‘football’

Once again Democrats have launched an utterly hopeless, totally symbolic attempt to embarrass President Trump. Two Senate Democrats have introduced legislation that would strip...

We need immigration reform – and Trump may be the man...

As President Trump rolls out his new immigration initiatives, it will likely be a mixed bag. Some of Trump’s proposals, like border security and...