Jon Miltimore

Jon Miltimore

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Jon is the Senior Editor of Intellectual Takeout. He is responsible for daily editorial content and web strategy.   Jon previously was the Senior Editor of The History Channel Magazine, Managing Editor at Scout.com, and general assignment reporter for the Panama City News Herald. He also served as a White House intern in the speech writing department of George. W Bush.    Jon received degrees from the University of South Dakota (M.A.) and the University of Wisconsin-Platteville (B.A.), where he studied history and literature.

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Why it Was Moral for Trotsky to Kill the Tsar’s Children—But Immoral for Stalin to Kill His

Few today would disagree that we live in a morally confused age. Most of us have a sense of right and wrong. But if pressed to explain why we believe what we do, I suspect you’d encounter a great many blanks stares and incoherent responses....

Google Owes Jordan Peterson an Explanation

Via the Washington Times: “The University’s of Toronto’s Dr. Jordan B. Peterson turned to famous friends Tuesday after his YouTube account was locked “with no explanation.” The clinical psychologist who shot to fame in 2016 for opposition to...

Women’s March Organizers' Hate Exposed by the New York Times

Nearly a half-million people turned out at the Women's March in Washington, D.C., on Jan. 21, 2017 to “send a bold message” to the incoming presidential administration. It probably never occurred to them that they might be marching for something...

4 Reasons Colonists Rebelled Against Britain (Besides High Taxes)

Americans today tend to look at the War of Independence in terms of patriotic slogans. "No Taxation without Representation!" "I regret that I have but one life to give for my country." "Give me liberty or give me death." "Don't Tread on...

Why you should be skeptical of headlines declaring that this 69-year-old monk dubbed the 'world's happiest man' holds the secret to happiness

Matthieu Ricard, a Tibetan monk from France, has been declared the world’s happiest man by media and, perhaps more importantly, by Google. Many years ago, Ricard, a genetic scientist who walked away from an intellectual career, participated in a...

These 6 GOP Senators Voted to Repeal Obamacare in 2015—But Voted to Keep it in 2017

Six Senate Republicans who helped sink a ‘clean repeal’ of Obamacare this week had voted for a full repeal of the law in 2015. In 2015, eager to send a political message, the U.S. Senate passed a bill that would have repealed most of Obamacare’s...

Communist Clubs Are Sprouting Up in U.S. High Schools Again

Students at Edina High School in Minnesota say they received an unusual invitation over the loudspeakers on a cold January morning earlier this year. The announcement was not related to a school play, a pledge drive, or a bake sale. Rather, it...

Will 22 Million Americans Lose Their Healthcare if Obamacare is Replaced?

Whether the Affordable Care Act is repealed or replaced, one thing is certain: tens of millions of Americans--32 million, or 22 million, or 24 million--will be kicked off healthcare plans. At least that’s the scenario widely being reported. To be...

5-Year-Old Fined $200 … for Selling Lemonade

On summer evenings when I drive home from work, I often see small children selling lemonade in my neighborhood. Most of the time I honk my horn and wave, but occasionally I’ll pull up and purchase a cup, usually for 25 cents. I happen to like...

Star Wars Actor Rips Game of Thrones: ‘No Black People’

In a recent interview with GQ, Star Wars actor John Boyega took a shot at HBO’s hit series Game of Thrones, decrying a lack of black actors in the show. “There are no black people on Game of Thrones,” said Boyega, who directed a similar complaint...

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