About John Hawkins

John Hawkins runs Right Wing News and Linkiest.com He's also the co-owner of the The Looking Spoon. His work has also been published at the Washington Examiner, The Hill, TPNN, Hot Air, The Huffington Post and at Human Events.

Right Wing study shows how 17 conservative PACs spend their money


The late, great Eric Hoffer once said that, “Every great cause begins as a movement, becomes a business, and eventually degenerates into a racket.” Some people have started to wonder whether that’s happened to groups in the conservative movement – and that’s understandable. Reports about sleazy activities by conservative groups have not exactly been in short […]

Joint letter: Conservative leaders call on House Republicans to fire John Boehner

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Yesterday, John Hawkins and Tiffiny Ruegner of Right Wing News joined up with Judson Phillips of Tea Party Nation to organize a joint letter to Republicans in Congress. What follows is the text of the letter along with the signatories: On January 6th, the House of Representatives will hold its first vote of the new […]

Why I oppose liberalism


The following column is an excerpt from Townhall.com Liberalism is an ideology of parasites, hypocrites, grievance mongers, victims, and control freaks. Like a tick, liberalism latches onto a victim and sucks him dry. Of course, a single tick can’t gorge itself on so much blood that it does to a dog what liberalism did to […]

This week in quotes: Sept 13 – Sept 18


I’m from the South. Whipping is … we do that all the time. Every black parent in the South is gonna be in jail under those circumstances. I think we have to be careful letting people dictate how they treat their children. — Charles Barkley  If you are considering voting for the Libertarian candidate in any […]

22 Democrats vote with House Republicans to CONDEMN Obama’s Bergdahl prisoner swap


Barack Obama broke the law when he negotiated with terrorists to free deserter Bowe Bergdahl. Impeachment actually wouldn’t be an inappropriate response, but it couldn’t get through the Senate. So, THIS will have to do for now. Matt Fuller writes: The House voted 249-163 to disapprove of President Barack Obama’s transfer of five Guantanamo Bay detainees for […]

Liberals FURIOUS christian doctor publicly thanked God after being healed of Ebola


Ebola is a scary disease and it’s incredibly encouraging that an experimental drug has cured Christian Doctor Kent Brantly, who contracted the disease treating patients in Africa. Some people were worried about bringing him back to the United States to be treated, but it definitely paid off. Ebola Patient Dr. Kent Brantly Says ‘God Saved My […]

Gay, lesbian troops perform in drag on base for charity fundraiser


This is completely inappropriate for a military base. According to Stars and Stripes: Since the repeal of the Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell policy, U.S. military bases have hosted gay marriage ceremonies and potluck gatherings. But on Saturday, servicemembers here may have been the first to take to the stage and perform as drag queens on […]

The Girl Scouts intimidate LifeNews for reporting its links to Planned Parenthood

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Instead of cutting its ties to left-wing organizations, the Girl Scouts is attempting to silence one of the new organizations that’s reporting on its activities. That’s not very smart and it’s working about as well as you’d expect — which is to say that it’s backfiring in a major way by drawing even more attention to […]

Newly approved omnibus bill continues funding food stamp ads – in Mexico

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Good news, everybody! We’re using your tax dollars to troll for more food stamp recipients….IN MEXICO. According to Breitbart News:  The omnibus spending bill before Congress continues to fund U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) advertising programs for food stamps in foreign countries like Mexico, Breitbart News has learned. The bill was hashed out between House […]

Welfare cash being spent in Disney World and Hawaii

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How does it make you feel to know that your tax dollars are being spent by welfare recipients in Disney World and Hawaii? Townhall reported: According to Department of Health and Human Service records, cash welfare users from Maine have spent $2.8 million outside of the state over the last three years – and not […]