Jon Miltimore

Jon Miltimore

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Jonathan Miltimore is the Managing Editor of FEE.org. His writing/reporting has appeared in TIME magazine, The Wall Street Journal, CNN, Forbes, Fox News, and the Washington Times. 

Recent blog posts by this author

Tyrion Lannister for Supreme Court!

The routine is old. We’ve seen it before. A television host holds a mic in front of a passerby who willfully displays how clueless he or she is about general knowledge. It was funny when Leno was doing it 20 years ago. And I found Jimmy Kimmel...

Chess Champ Explains Trump Rise in a Single Sentence

Russian political activist Garry Kasparov decried the West’s “complacency and retreat” from the fight against Islamic terrorism in the wake of the terrorist attack in Brussels. In a Facebook post published Tuesday, Kasparov, a grandmaster chess...

The SAT is Being Dumbed Down, Big Time

Students around America are rejoicing. Earlier this month, it was quietly announced that major changes were in store for the SAT—changes that would make America’s most famous admittance exam easier. If this sounds familiar, you’re not having...

Was Patrick Henry Illiterate?

Patrick Henry is a name familiar to many Americans. But let’s be honest, few of us who know of him could offer more than a detail or two about the man. Like Paul Revere, Henry, an admirable patriot and statesman, is primarily remembered for a...

4 Logical Paradoxes That Will Blow Your Mind

Nothing fascinates quite like the good old classical paradox. Am I right?  A couple of my favorite writers—G.K. Chesteron and Oscar Wilde—distinguished themselves as arguably the top writers of their day in literary paradox. So when I...

Battle over Teacher Accused of Racism is Heating Up

It has been quite a month for St. Paul’s Como Park High School. On March 10, Intellectual Takeout shared with readers a video depicting two youths beating up a teacher, later identified as Mark Rawlings, a 48-year-old technology teacher at Como...

Read Castro’s Comical Response to Cuba’s Human Rights Crimes

The two presidents greeted one another, smiling broadly, before dozens of flashing cameras in Havana’s Revolutionary Palace on Monday. The visit was historic. Though it was President Obama’s fourth meeting with Cuban President Raúl Castro, it was...

Yes, Mean Speech is Protected Speech

It’s astonishing to me how many young people utterly fail to understand the First Amendment, particularly its provisions protecting the right of individuals and groups to peaceably speak and assemble. The general consensus seems to be that...

Should We Clone a T-Rex?

The unearthing of a pregnant, 68 million year-old Tyrannosaurus rex in Montana reportedly has the potential to yield the holy grail of paleontological discoveries: T-Rex DNA. The specimen, says North Carolina State University paleontologist...

5 'Lincoln' Quotes Old Abe Never Said

If you’ve visited Ford’s Theatre, you’ve likely seen the 34-foot tower of books on Abraham Lincoln. The tower, designed to symbolize that the final word on America’s 16th president will never be written, was constructed with some 6,800 books – just...

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