Jon Miltimore's Blog

Jon Miltimore's Blog

Lincoln’s Suicide Note

Abraham Lincoln’s depression is well chronicled. His essay on suicide is less known.

How Long Does it Take to Form Good Habits?

Aristotle said rituals define who we are. But a recent study shows new habits are not easily formed.

Sage Steele: Worst Racism I Experience is from Black People

This is not your boilerplate rhetoric on race.

Commentator’s On-Air Freudian Slip Reveals What the Media Wants

Mika Brzezinski worried aloud that Donald Trump could “actually control exactly what people think... that is our job.”

Illegal Voter Registration Appears to Be a Serious Problem

Trump’s claim that 5 million people voted illegally in 2016 is not tenable. But illegal registration might be more rampant than many think.

In Defense of Milo

Conservatives might not be as different as the agents of intolerance they often decry. 

Why a Gay Liberal from New York Came Out as Conservative

Chadwick Moore wrote a neutral article on Milo Yiannopoulos for a gay magazine. And it changed his life.

‘Sensitivity Readers’ Are Screening Content for Publishing Houses

Sensitivity readers? How did we get here?

Why is ‘Person of Color’ Good and ‘Colored Person’ Bad?

A theory of racial euphemisms.

Wisconsin Students Demand Free Tuition for Blacks

A student association is demanding free tuition for any students with black skin regardless of whether or not their ancestors were slaves.