Articles by John Hayward

John Hayward began his blogging career as a guest writer at Hot Air under the pen name "Doctor Zero," producing a collection of essays entitled Doctor Zero: Year One. He is a great admirer of free-market thinkers such as Arthur Laffer, Milton Friedman, and Thomas Sowell. He writes both political and cultural commentary, including book and movie reviews. An avid fan of horror and fantasy fiction, he has produced an e-book collection of short horror stories entitled Persistent Dread. John is a former staff writer for Human Events. He is a regular guest on the Rusty Humphries radio show, and has appeared on numerous other local and national radio programs, including G. Gordon Liddy, BattleLine, and Dennis Miller.

Media: Um, that big Steve Scalise story probably didn't happen, but he's still 'embattled' anyway

Once again, the banners of "Fake But Accurate!" and "Too Good to Check!" are raised over a media hit.

John Hayward December 31, 2014

Tax crimes fatal to GOP

Double standards have never been so clearly on display, as "old news" suddenly becomes piping hot, and...

John Hayward December 30, 2014

Barack Obama: the best US president Iran ever had

Thanks to the mess Obama made of Iraq, Iran is well on its way to becoming "a very successful regional power."

John Hayward December 29, 2014

Police shoot armed black youth near Ferguson, Missouri

Demonstrators clash with police, despite ample evidence that Antonio Martin pulled a gun on the officer.

John Hayward December 24, 2014

'The Interview' is back on

A limited release for the hacker-banned, dictator-disapproved film is a victory for free speech.

John Hayward December 23, 2014

Protestors won't honor slain cops

A coddled, indulged "movement" taught to see itself as the vanguard of a righteous revolution isn't going to...

John Hayward December 23, 2014

Cuba celebrates 'normalized relations' by murdering refugees

The Left is very comfortable with indentured servitude, provided the masters spout fashionable political...

John Hayward December 22, 2014

NYC police assassinated

Time for the Left to be judged by their own "Climate of Hate" standards, as months of "police racism"...

John Hayward December 22, 2014

Hackers salute Sony for 'wise decision' to submit, further orders forthcoming

The future must not belong to those who slander the prophet of North Korean communism.

John Hayward December 19, 2014

Another 'too good to check' media fail: the 'illridewithyou' hoax

The story was too good to check, so nobody bothered to check it. The perpetrator of the hoax is very proud...

John Hayward December 19, 2014

Unconstitutional: Federal gun law

A theoretical path for recovering gun rights that is impossible to follow in practice isn't good enough to...

John Hayward December 19, 2014

'Team America: World Police' also ruled unacceptable by dictators and the hackers who love them

Capitulation is contagious.

John Hayward December 18, 2014

Movie review: 'The Hobbit - The Battle of Five Armies'

The second Middle Earth trilogy concludes with a reminder that courage is the antidote to corruption.

John Hayward December 18, 2014

Single-payer health care dies in Vermont

An unpopular governor, the toxic name of Jonathan Gruber, and a state budget too shallow to hide the excesses...

John Hayward December 18, 2014