10 Years Of Right Wing News: The Best Columns From The Last Decade


I started Right Wing News back in January of 2001 and as of the first of this year, I’ve been running the page for 10 long years. During that time, I’ve pumped out a lot of great content and I’m going to be posting a little of the “best of” material this month. Today will be the “best of” my columns.

Confessions Of An Isolationist Wannabe (August 21, 2002): This got some attention, I think because it sums up how so many Americans feel. We really would rather be doing something else other than cleaning up the world’s messes.

The Questions Conspiracy Theorists Need To Ask Themselves (May 30, 2003): This one has only gotten more relevant over time.

House Republicans Call For Troop Withdrawals By John Hawkins & Perry Bullock (May 6, 2004): The names got stripped off this one and emailed around. It ended up in Snopes as an urban legend.

The Non-Existent North American Union (Sept 14, 2007): The definitive column on the dumbest conspiracy theory of the Bush years.

Explaining Liberal Thinking In A Single Column (Sept 21, 2007): It really does just what the column title suggests.

The Amway Experience (February 25, 2008): This is more of a personal column, but I liked it and I got some nice emails about it.

Why I Will No Longer Support John McCain For President (May 23, 2008): I ended up changing my mind, but the sentiment was heartfelt and it got a lot of attention — including from the McCain campaign, where it was not warmly received.

The Right Needs To Play As Dirty As The Left (May 2, 2009): I think it’s about time we started doing this.

Why Does God Allow Bad Things To Happen To Good People? (May 14, 2009) My favorite thing I’ve ever written about religion.

The Hawkins Strategy: Repealing Obamacare By Cutting Off The Funds (Mar 23, 2010): The column that got the ball rolling on the idea of cutting off the funds for Obamacare.

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