A sad farewell to RightWingNews

by Skip January 15, 2018

When Doug and I first started the ‘Grok in May, 2006, we just wanted a place to put our opinions and figured that we might, at BEST, get 4 or 5 people to read our musings.  Now almost 12 years later, we’ve had millions of visits, more than our share of Instalaunches and posts that went […]

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But will conservatives admit and learn?

by Skip December 5, 2017

‘Grok friend John Hawkins (RightWingNews) has a column over at Townhall on 7 observations he’s learned during the last year.  I’ve put the first one up in its entirety as it shows a massive shift on how a lot of folks on the Right are changing their view on morality and politics simply because the Left […]

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John Hawkins lets LOOSE a wicked micro-rant on Liberals and Hate!

by Skip August 5, 2017

John was one of the first of the national level bloggers that linked to GraniteGrok during our early years from his RightWingNews site.  I later had the chance to meet and talk with him several time at various conservative events and get togethers to swap stories and just talk shop.  Interesting because early on, he […]

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RightWingNews – Liberalism in four words.

by Skip January 7, 2013

RightWingNews: OK, who can do it in 3?

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Wanna be miserable? RingWingNews has the recipe fer ya!

by Skip November 18, 2012

John Hawkins of RightWingNews is known for “lists”.  Lists of what not to do, lists of what to do, interesting stuff lists, advice lists….this one is a good read.  A seven-step process to keep you in the bottom quarter of the misery index (success at being sad?): 1) Don’t pursue your ideal self Abraham Maslow […]

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RightWingNews Right of Center Poll: Result of Tuesday Night?

by Skip November 5, 2012

Updated and bumped:  The results are in at RightWingNews: 1) Who do you think is going to win the election?  Mitt Romney 87.9% (58 votes) Barack Obama 12.1% (8 votes)  2) Whom are you voting for?  Mitt Romney 92.6% (63 votes) Gary Johnson 2.9% (2 votes) I’m not voting 2.9% (2 votes) Won’t say 1.5% […]

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A new site from ‘Grok friend, John Hawkins – PicaQuote!

by Skip September 17, 2012

John is one of the few independent professional bloggers that I know and his first blog, RightWingNews, was one of the first of the national level blogs that started linking to us when we opened the doors here at GraniteGrok.  He was also a favorite guest on our radio show “Meet The New Press”.  Since […]

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I can agree with John Hawkins on these!

by Skip June 3, 2012

‘Grok friend John Hawkins from RightWingsNews has a list of 20 things that he, as a Conservative, believes in for his latest TownHall column.  Here’s a few of my Likes – but as always, GRTWT: 1) Any illegal alien caught in this country should be forever barred from legally visiting this country, working here, or […]

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Blogburst: A connection between NH AG Richard Head and convicted terrorist bomber Brett Kimberlin?

by Skip May 25, 2012

“WHY would Dick Head want to approach her even with a 10 foot pole?“ You bet (to answer the post title question)!  Real easy too!  I had previously blogged this post “Why does NH AG Richard Head want James O’Keefe emails from a third party without a subpoena?” where Dick Head was inquiring of a […]

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In Memorium: RightWingNews’s furry Patton

by Skip May 22, 2012

John Hawkins from RightWingNews has been a friend to GraniteGrok right from the start as he was one of the first of the national blogs ever to link us up.  Then, he was a constant and valued guest on Meet The New Press through out its run and I finally got to meet him in […]

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Rightwingnews: Pre-Florida Conservative blogger Presidential Poll

by Skip January 30, 2012

John Hawkins over at RightWingNews does a lot of polling of Conservative blogsites and the ‘Grok as picked to participate in his latest one.  One day ahead of the Florida Presidential Primary, he wanted to know where over 250 bloggers stood on the remaining candidates: Right Wing News polled more than 250 right-of-center bloggers on […]

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John Hawkins at RightWingNews nails THE problem of the United States today

by Skip December 22, 2011

That would include the Political Class as well.  Anyone that says “You owe me simply because I exist” should immediately be cut off.  Mean?  Which is meaner: demanding that someone take care of them (as most that do the demanding could provide for themselves, at least in part), or demanding that someone take care of […]

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