Best Blogs of 2014

Best All-Around Blogging Dave Blount’s Moonbattery: Precision-guided blogging
Best All-Around Blogging Glenn Reynolds’ Instapundit: The Blogfather remains at the top of his game
Best All-Around Blogging Jammie Wearing Fool: Uncensored, entertainingly caustic, and timely
Best All-Around Blogging Jeff Dunetz: A prolific blogging machine who just keeps getting better
Best All-Around Blogging Jen Kuznicki: A true rising star of the conservative blogosphere
Best All-Around Blogging Moe Lane: Political coverage done right
Best All-Around Blogging Nice Deb: One of the best at thematic coverage and commentary
Best All-Around Blogging Sara Noble: An outstanding and tireless documentor of inconvenient truths for the Left
Best All-Around Blogging Terresa Monroe-Hamilton: A stalwart always ready to put heavy lumber to the Marxists
Best All-Around Blogging Warner Todd Huston: An all-star who seems to appear at all major center-right sites
Best Anti-Corruption Site The best grass-roots investigators operating today
Best Blog for Entrepreneurs Both Sides of the Table by Mark Suster (on Venture Investing)
Best Blog for Entrepreneurs Points and Figures by Jeffrey Carter (on Angel Investing)
Best Blog Improvements Da Tech Guy Blog, for taking his group blog platform to the next level
Best Blog on the Culture Wars Matt Walsh, The Matt Walsh Blog: An eminently talented essayist
Best Blog on the Culture Wars Robert Stacy McCain, The Other McCain: Indefatigable and viciously funny
Best Blog Portal BadBlue: An automated, always-current news portal sourced via social network “buzz”
Best Blog Posts of the Year “The Emerging Junta”, Kevin D. Williamson
Best Blog Posts of the Year “Senate GOP Leaders and Their Pro-Amnesty Pundit Friends”, Erick Erickson
Best Blog Posts of the Year “The Savage Lands of Islam”, Daniel Greenfield
Best Blog Posts of the Year “Obama’s ‘Horrible Bosses 3’ Audition”, Kimberley Strassel
Best Blog-Ring The Watcher’s Council: All 2014 Council members are winners; this decade-old blog-ring is still the finest federated group of bloggers on the right
Best Blogger in a Group Blog Noah Rothman of Hot Air: Didn’t miss a beat after moving from Mediaite
Best Captive Columnist John Hayward: “Doc Zero” still brings the heat on a near-daily basis
Best Captive Columnist Jon Gabriel, Ricochet: Incisive, direct, and always ahead of the curve
Best Cartoonist Chris Muir, Day By Day: The long-running comic stalwart is always a must-read
Best Cartoonist Stilton Jarlsberg, Hopenchange: An amazingly talented humorist
Best Cartoonist Michael Ramirez: Bar none, the most talented political cartoonist in the world
Best Cartoonist Right Wing Riot: Truesbury puts a boot in Garry Trudeau’s kiester on a regular basis
Best Cartoonist Springer’s Blog: A fast-rising cartoonist with a bite
Best Citizen-Journalist of the Year Rich Weinstein, for his outstanding expose of Gruber-gate
Best Climate Blog Climate Audit: Steve McIntyre’s site is literally putting a freeze on global warming
Best Climate Blog Climate Depot: The ultimate aggregator of climate fraud news
Best Climate Blog Watts Up With That: Still the foremost site for climate coverage in the world
Best Columnist Working in Mixed Media Mark Steyn: Combining gravitas and humor, Steyn is a supremely talented writer
Best Columnist Working in New Media Daniel Greenfield: One of the most gifted authors working today
Best Columnist Working in Vintage Media Walter Williams: A Hall of Famer who isn’t resting on his laurels
Best Comeback Blogger of the Year Jim Hoft: Continues his amazing comeback after a devastating medical setback
Best Designated Blogger Doug Powers, for his work on
Best Entrepreneur of the Year Ben Shapiro, for his leadership of TruthRevolt
Best Fabulous 50 Hall of Fame Winners for Lifetime Achievements Andrew Breitbart [Posthumous]
Best Fabulous 50 Hall of Fame Winners for Lifetime Achievements Brent Bozell
Best Fabulous 50 Hall of Fame Winners for Lifetime Achievements R. Emmett Tyrrell, Jr.
Best Firearms Blogger Bob Owens: A powerful and thoughtful advocate for firearms reality
Best Firearms Blogger John R. Lott: A brilliant statistician’s take on gun control
Best First Lady Blog Michelle’s Mirror: Relentlessly entertaining coverage of First Family hypocrisy
Best Global Econ Blog The American Interest: Rational, thoughtful analysis of world affairs
Best Global Issues Writer Victor Davis Hanson: Consistently brilliant commentary on American and world affairs
Best Global Issues Writer Walter Russell Mead: Timely analysis of important issues others often overlook
Best Group Blog Hot Air: a news and commentary site without peer for its intellect, depth and breadth
Best Gun Blog Bearing Arms: No better place to get honest reporting on Second Amendment issues
Best Gun Blog The Truth About Guns: The king of firearms news and reviews
Best Independent Investigative Reporting Conservative Treehouse: Few researchers are doing it better anywhere
Best Independent Investigative Reporting GotNews: Not without controversy, but always interesting and timely
Best Investigative Reporter Sharyl Attkisson: Simply the best there is on the current journalistic stage
Best Investigative Reporting Judicial Watch: The pound-for-pound investigative champ
Best Investigative Reporting Project Veritas: What 60 Minutes once was
Best Latin American Coverage Babalú Blog: Fierce, courageous advocates for liberty
Best Latin American Coverage Fausta’s Blog: Top-notch — and often unique — coverage of the Americas
Best Legal Writer Andrew C. McCarthy: Simply the best Constitutional affairs writer in the nation
Best Legal Writer Hans A. von Spakovsky: A fearless advocate for justice for an unjust administration
Best Legal Writer J. Christian Adams: A true, independent “Inspector General” of the DOJ
Best Media Watchdog Blog MEMRI: Middle East media laid bare
Best Media Watchdog Blog NewsBusters: The bible for dissecting media truthiness
Best Media-Watchers Ed Driscoll: A witty, memorable artisan whose specialty is dissecting the Left
Best Most Innovative Blogger William A. Jacobson, for his leadership of Le·gal In·sur·rec·tion
Best Most Valuable Blogger Michelle Malkin: Few have had as big an impact on the blogosphere as Ms. Malkin
Best Most Valuable Twitter Feed @AdamBaldwin: A relentless and courageous voice of reason
Best Most Valuable Twitter Feed @IowaHawkBlog (David Burge): The most talented humorist on Twitter today
Best Most Valuable Twitter Feed @MelissaTweets (Melissa Clouthier): Tweets that matter
Best News Blog Weasel Zippers: Exceptionally high quality news aggregation at near real-time speed
Best News Portal Drudge Report: the original conservative blogger and arguably still the best
blog, Best News Site CNS News: A truly brave and uncensored source of the truth
Best News Site Washington Free Beacon: Steady, outstanding reporting from inside DC
 Best Newspaper Op-Ed Page Investors Business Daily: The finest collection of original editorials in the world
 Best Online Magazines City Journal: Absorbing and comprehensive coverage of key public policy issues
Best Online Magazines Ricochet: An exceptionally high-quality magazine of conservative thought
Best Op-Ed Blog American Thinker: Thomas Lifson remains an all-star editor
Best Op-Ed Blog Right Wing News: John Hawkins has built a mainstay site for the right
Best Political Site Daily Caller: Exceptional, original reporting capable of disrupting the Beltway narrative
Best Political Site RedState: There is no better place for coverage of political inside baseball
Best Prep Bloggers Michael Snyder: The best econ lists on the Interwebs
Best Prep Bloggers Mac Slavo: Helping you prepare for what’s coming
Best Public Policy Blog Daily Signal: Uniquely honest, brave, and forthright on policy issues
Best Rookie of the Year Conservative Review: Already a can’t miss site for conservatives everywhere
Best Rookie of the Year Progressives Today: A Jim Hoft enterprise that is a fast-rising news portal
Best State-focused Reporting Buckeye Firearms (Ohio)
Best State-focused Reporting The HayRide (Louisiana)
Best State-focused Reporting VA Right (Virginia
Best Talk Radio Host Website The Rush Limbaugh Show for best show transcripts
Best Talk Radio Host Website The Mark Levin Show for best show podcasts
Best The Andrew Dice Clay Award for Political Incorrectness Angry White Dude: The stuff you wish you could say
Best The Andrew Dice Clay Award for Political Incorrectness Cold Fury: The stuff you wish you could say if your Mom didn’t read your work
Best The Broken Lizard Award for Best Blog Implosion Little Green Footballs (accepting the award for LGF is The Diary of Daedalus)
Best The Daniel Simpson Day Award for Best Satirical Blog Duffel Blog: Biting and always giggle-worthy
Best The Family Guy Award for Best Graphics IOTW Report: A creative blunt instrument capable of wreaking havoc on Democrats
Best The Family Guy Award for Best Graphics The People’s Cube: Remains the finest purveyor of anti-Leftist illustrations in the world
Best The Geert Wilders Award for Best Anti-Jihad Blogger Gates of Vienna: A global perspective of the centuries-long war
Best The Geert Wilders Award for Best Anti-Jihad Blogger JihadWatch: Unvarnished reporting of the war against the West
Best The Geert Wilders Award for Best Anti-Jihad Blogger Pamela Geller: America’s fiercest advocate for reason
Best The Geert Wilders Award for Best Anti-Jihad Blogger The Astute Blogger: A group blog that continually exposes the truth
Best The Geert Wilders Award for Best Anti-Jihad Blogger The Jawa Report: Not just great reporting, but information warfare itself
Best The General George S. Patton Award for War-Blogging Strategy Page: Exhaustive and intriguingly written coverage of global security issues
Best The Golda Meir Award for Best Israel Blogger Israel Matzav: Honest coverage of Israeli issues from the heart of it all
Best The Golda Meir Award for Best Israel Blogger Israpundit: Critical coverage of the Middle East
Best The Matthew Yglesias Award for the Year’s Dumbest Blogger Ezra Klein, a legal “expert who doesn’t know how laws work”
Best The Melvin Keynes Award for World’s Funniest Economist Paul Krugman for “Krugman vs. Krugman on Carbon Taxes
Best The Ronald Reagan Award for Best Anti-Communism Blog A one-man juggernaut following in Reagan’s footsteps
Best The Salvador Dali Award for Most Creative Blogging American Digest: The Internet’s free general store
Best The Salvador Dali Award for Most Creative Blogging Curmudgeonly & Skeptical: Savagely funny
Best The Salvador Dali Award for Most Creative Blogging Sondrakistan: Always a unique take on current events
Best The Senator John Blutarsky Award for Conservative Blogging Ace o’ Spades: There’s no more entertaining site on the right
Best U.S. Econ Blog Zero Hedge: Seemingly always ahead of the curve, often by years
Best Video Blog Afterburnerby Bill Whittle: Simply peerless in the video medium
Best Video Site The Right Scoop: Top-notch, sweeping coverage of the real media
Best Voter Integrity Blog True the Vote: A phenomenally important and patriotic project
Best White House Coverage Keith Koffler of White House Dossier: The rare DC reporter speaking truth to power
Best Honorable Mention Christian Mercanary
Best Honorable Mention Daniel Horowitz
Best Honorable Mention Eric Anderson
Best Honorable Mention iOwnTheWorld
Best Honorable Mention J. Christian Adams
Best Honorable Mention Linkiest
Best Honorable Mention Mike Shedlock
Best Honorable Mention Sondrakistan
Best Honorable Mention The Astute Blogger
Best Honorable Mention The Looking Spoon

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