John Hawkins (columnist)
|Born||January 12, 1972|
|Residence||Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, United States|
|Alma mater||The University of North Carolina at Charlotte|
John Hawkins (born January 12, 1972) is a conservative blogger and columnist. He has published columns in several newspapers.
Hawkins graduated from Morehead High School in Eden, North Carolina. He attended the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, where he majored in psychology. His columns have published in various newspapers like Townhall.com, The Washington Times, Human Events, The Hill, The Washington Examiner, The Huffington Post, Hot Air, and National Review.
Hawkins owns the conservative blog Right Wing News. as well as Linkiest  His columns appear once a week at Townhall and at PJ Media. He has interviewed Ann Coulter, Donald Rumsfeld, Milton Friedman, Andrew Breitbart and Karl Rove.
Hawkins worked for the Duncan Hunter presidential campaign, 2008, claimed to have been blackballed from the Republican Convention that year for criticizing John McCain and was also the co-founder of "Not Mitt Romney.com" in 2012. Additionally, Hawkins was also on Current TV's first King Con, appeared on the first HuffPoLive live panel and was listed by Alternet as one of the 10 Young Right-Wingers Being Prepped to Take Over the Conservative Movement . Hawkins is known for his anti-marijuana stance. In August 2017, he started a non-political, list based entertainment website called Grumpy Sloth.
- 101 Things All Young Adults Should Know. River Grove Books. ISBN 9781632991331. Retrieved 3 May 2017.
- "John Hawkins bio at Townhall". Townhall. Retrieved 3 May 2017.
- "Human Events - John Hawkins - Bio". Human Events. Retrieved 3 May 2017.
- "HAWKINS: Draconian copyright laws protect special interests". The Washington Times. Retrieved 3 May 2017.
- "The Conservative Movement Has Problems That Go Way beyond ‘the Establishment’". National Review. Retrieved 3 May 2017.
- "John Hawkins Author Bio on The Huffington Post". The Huffington Post. Retrieved 3 May 2017.
- "Rightwingnews". Retrieved 2012-08-07.
- "Linkiest Official Website". Linkiest.com. Retrieved 2012-08-07.
- "PJ Media Lifestyle Author: John Hawkins". PJ Media. Retrieved 2012-08-20.
- "Blackballed From The Republican National Convention". Right Wing News. Retrieved 2012-08-20.
- "Not sold on Mitt". New York Post. Retrieved 2012-08-20.
- "First Ever King Con". Current.com. Retrieved 2012-08-20.
- "Talking Paul Ryan and Small Government On The Very First Live Panel On Huffpolive". Retrieved 2012-08-20.
- "10 Young Right Wingers Being Prepped To Take Over The Conservative Movement". Alternet.org. Retrieved 2012-08-20.
- "5 Reasons Marijuana Should Remain Illegal". Townhall. Retrieved 2017-08-22.
- "Grumpy Sloth, Right Wing News". Right Wing News. Retrieved 2017-08-22.