Devin Foley

Devin Foley

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Devin is the co-founder and president of Intellectual Takeout and a graduate of Hillsdale College where he studied history and political science. Prior to co-founding Intellectual Takeout, he served as the Director of Development at the Center of the American Experiment, a state-based think tank in Minnesota. Devin is a contributor to local and national newspapers, a frequent guest on a variety of talk shows, such as Minneapolis' KTLK and NPR's Talk of the Nation, and regularly shares culture and education insights by giving presentations to civic groups, schools, and other organizations. In 2011, he was named a Young Leader by the American Swiss Foundation. Devin and his wife have been married for seventeen years and have five children. When he's not working, Devin enjoys time with family the most while also relaxing through reading, horticulture, home projects, and skiing and snowboarding.  

Watch Devin Foley and Christina Hoff Sommers recently discuss the question, "Is there a war against men?"

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Recent blog posts by this author

Houston: What Jack London Had to Say About Looters

The video footage of looting in Houston following Hurricane Harvey is much like the looting we’ve seen in other parts of the country: shattered shop windows, people walking away with flat screen TVs or shoes or whatever, and the police often nowhere...

Antifa and Neo-Nazis: A Pox on Both Their Houses

Since the chaos at Charlottesville, media of various sorts have been hammering away at the evil of white supremacy and neo-Nazis while barely mentioning the evil of Antifa. It is as if we are to believe that we have a binary choice: Will you line up...

Indoctrination in American Schools: How bad is it?

(The above image is that of a jacket worn by a teacher in a West Virginia public school.) The father of America's public education system, Horace Mann, famously quipped: "Men are cast-iron, but children are wax." Mann knew that education was...

Should a Christian be a Foodie?

One of the highly celebrated pleasures of our time is fine cuisine. All manner of foodie hotspots have sprung up as TV shows and social media continue to popularize delicious, unique food. But should Christians partake in the foodie culture? Not...

The Road to Serfdom: We’re Probably on It

On both sides of the political aisle, frustration with Washington, D.C., has been palpable and growing for many years. Several years ago, President Obama himself stated, “The American people overwhelmingly believe that this town doesn't work...

Does the Bern see his hypocrisy?

During a budget committee hearing for deputy director of the Office of Management and Budget nominee Russell Vought, Senator Bernie Sanders argued that a Christian’s beliefs are “not what this country is supposed to be about”. You can watch the...

Culture Revolution: Will it lead to war?

Writing to Hezekiah Niles in 1818, John Adams shared his reflections regarding the American War of Independence. As we near the 4th of July, while in the midst of our own cultural revolution, we might do well to read them (bold added): “The...

Discrimination: It’s okay if Progressives do it?

The Sacramento Bee reports: "California is restricting publicly funded travel to four more states because of recent laws that leaders here view as discriminatory against gay and transgender people. All totaled, California now bans most state-...

Islam and the West: We Can’t Coexist?

Another week, another atrocity committed in the West by ISIS or a lone-wolf Muslim. This time, it was the slaughter of the innocents with a suicide bomber self-detonating at an Ariana Grande concert in the United Kingdom. At the time of this...

Hilarious BBC Interview Reveals more than Children

If you’ve ever been interviewed for TV or radio remotely, you know that there is special bit of adrenaline that kicks in. It’s as if your entire career depends on a few minutes of fame. Like the sword of Damocles everything seems to hang in the...

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