Jon Miltimore

Jon Miltimore

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Jon is the Senior Editor of Intellectual Takeout. He previously was the Senior Editor of The History Channel Magazine, Managing Editor at Scout.com, and a reporter for the Panama City News Herald. He served as a White House intern in the speech writing department of George W. Bush. He 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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George Washington Bought an INSANE Amount of Alcohol to Launch his Political Career

Campaign finance is a touchy subject in the United States today. The Supreme Court’s 2010 Citizens United decision unleashed a flood of money into politics. The court ruled that federal restrictions on donations from unions and corporations to...

Socialist Mechanic Schools Agitators Disrupting Charles Murray Speech

Charles Murray was heckled and interrupted again, this time at the University of Villanova, where students formed a “silent protest” that was anything but. The Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE) took a video of the scene (see...

Why Can't the VA Fire an Employee Caught Watching Porn?

If one was seeking to demonstrate the extent to which the operations of the federal government are defective, many would immediately point to the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, where just a few years ago a healthcare scandal exposed mass...

Former Obama Aide Admits Team Trump Was Spied On (Video)

I’ve been loath to write a word on Russia-gate because there is too much fevered chatter across the political spectrum. But Evelyn Farkas’ appearance on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” this week bears attention. Here is what Farkas, a former assistant...

Camille Paglia Defends Jordan Peterson, Tells ‘Sniveling’ PC Transgender Activists to ‘Take a Hike’

University of Toronto professor Jordan Peterson has become both a pariah and minor celebrity for famously refusing to use genderless pronouns. He appears to have a new ally.   Feminist icon Camille Paglia was asked about the backlash...

Milton Friedman on 'the Major Fault of the Collectivist Philosophy'

Economist and University of Chicago professor Milton Friedman (1912 - 2006) spent more than 30 years teaching, and won the Nobel Prize in 1976 for his contributions in the field of economics. He was also one of the first intellectuals to see...

FBI Agent Posing as Islamic Radical Was at the Scene of ISIS Terror Attack, 60 Minutes Reveals

The two terrorists arrived at the cartoon drawing contest in Garland, Texas, with assault rifles and started shooting. They didn’t get very far. Elton Simpson and Nadir Soofi were killed by local law enforcement before they killed anyone on May 3...

Ayaan Hirsi Ali: Islamists Won’t Thank Liberals for Being Nice or PC

On "Tucker Carlson Tonight," Ayaan Hirsi Ali recently blasted what she called the "apologetic attitude" many liberals seem to have toward Islamism and Islamic terrorism. Hirsi Ali, who was raised Muslim in Somalia but has renounced her former...

California Schools Facing Teacher and Staff Cuts—Because They Got Whiter

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA (March 23) — Parents of students at Walter Reed Middle School received disappointing news this month when they were told by school officials that class sizes were increasing and some teachers and staff would be losing...

Documentary on Yale Reveals How Scary U.S. Campuses Have Become

We have written a lot about the suppression of free speech on campuses and touched on some of the things that have gone on at Yale. But I have seen nothing better on this front than the 12-minute YouTube video I watched this morning, We...

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