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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Is Anyone Else Confused About the Hijab?

Last week, my colleague Annie Holmquist touched on the controversy surrounding the 2017 World Chess Champions, and the decision of the host nation, Iran, to require women to wear the hijab. At least one U.S. champion, Nazi Paikidze-Barnes...

Student Officially Changes Personal Pronoun to ‘His Majesty’

In an effort to foster “an environment of inclusiveness,” the University of Michigan recently adopted a policy allowing students to choose their own ‘personal pronoun.’ The policy appears to be an effort to accommodate transgender students. “...

Political Correctness: Word Police Want More Than Your Words

Engaging in political discussion on Facebook is never a good idea. But when a dear friend of mine began clogging my news feed with stories alleging the real estate mogul currently running for president rapes children, I couldn't resist. I pointed...

Dead Voters Found in Colorado Days After NYT Called Election Fraud a ‘Myth’

Some good, old-fashioned shoe-leather reporting by a couple of reporters found this shocker: Corpses are casting ballots in Colorado. Via CBS4: A CBS4 investigation has found multiple cases of dead men and women voting in Colorado months and in...

LAPD Union: Officers Being Instructed to ‘Run Away’ From Threats

The Board of Directors of the Los Angeles Police Protective League (LAPPL), the labor union representing officers up to the rank of lieutenant, says a recent finding by the city’s police commission instructs officers to flee violent confrontations...

Why Do So Many People Lack Compassion?

Milan Kundera, in his beautiful novel The Unbearable Lightness of Being, said that compassion was preeminent of all human sentiments. In languages derived from Latin, the word “compassion” is formed by combining the prefix “com” (with) and the...

Media Bury Police Officer’s Race in Charlotte Shooting

Violence erupted in the streets of Charlotte Tuesday and Wednesday following the police shooting of Keith L. Scott, a 43-year-old black man. The facts of the shooting remain murky. Police say Scott was shot after he exited his vehicle...

12-Year-Old Finds Knife at School, Turns it in, Gets Suspended For a Year

Via Newschannel 3 out of Michigan: A Branch County mother says her son was suspended from school for doing the right thing. Kyler Davies, a 7th grade student, found a pocket knife in his backpack. His mom tells us she bought the bag at...

McDonald’s Sacks 70 Accountants, Replaces Them With Foreign Workers

Disney made headlines last year when the company laid off some 250 employees and then required them to train their replacements—immigrants on temporary H-1B visas—if they wanted to receive their severance package. (Two of the former Disney workers...

Universities Are Embracing Segregation Again (Just Don’t Call It Segregation)

Earlier this week, it was announced that San Francisco State University would offer segregated housing for African-American students. CBS SFBayArea reports: New student housing designed for African-American students and culture is...

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