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.

Landrieu out in Louisiana

If Bill Cassidy's victory speech channeled the authentic voice of the Republican Party for the next two...

John Hayward December 8, 2014

ObamaCare: still in flux, and still in trouble

The Affordable Care Act is rewritten yet again, while some key business supporters grow weary of Obama's...

John Hayward December 4, 2014

Protesters storm NYC Christmas tree lighting after no indictment in Eric Garner case

More unrest over another fatal encounter between a white cop and a black citizen.

John Hayward December 4, 2014

New Gruber video confirms federal ObamaCare exchanges aren't supposed to give subsidies

The most unambiguous "speak-o" yet should make short work of ObamaCare at the Supreme Court.

John Hayward December 3, 2014

Beijing outlasts the Hong Kong democracy movement

Every society is challenged. Authoritarian regimes tend to deliver stern replies.

John Hayward December 3, 2014

Terrorist holiday wish list includes dirty bombs, massive airline attacks

Let's check in with the junior varsity squad and see what they've been up to lately.

John Hayward December 2, 2014

The GOP amnesty two-step

When Step One of the "two-step approach" is symbolic, Step Two probably isn't going to shake the pillars of...

John Hayward December 2, 2014

Club Gitmo might stay open for business after all

Congress takes steps to thwart the imperial will, in a struggle Obama has never bothered to spend much...

John Hayward December 2, 2014

Criticism of the Royal Family will not be tolerated

Disagreement turns to career destruction with lightning speed, as the media enforces those "First Families...

John Hayward December 1, 2014

The Ferguson 'conversation'

Apologists say riots are the only way this "community" can make itself heard, but what they really want is...

John Hayward December 1, 2014

Heroes of Ferguson

Good people in Ferguson made a stand on Monday night, and good people from around the nation are helping them...

John Hayward November 26, 2014

Cowardly Democrats volunteer unwanted second thoughts about ObamaCare

Democrats once again attempt to fool middle-class voters into thinking there's a schism between "moderates"...

John Hayward November 26, 2014

Blocking traffic for Ferguson justice

Apologists for the violent exercise of compulsive power have their hands full this week.

John Hayward November 26, 2014

Will there be federal charges against Darren Wilson?

This idea of civil-rights prosecution as a "do-over" when the regular court system fails to bring "justice"...

John Hayward November 25, 2014