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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Political Incorrectness is Treated More Harshly Than Actual Hate Speech. Why?

On June 18, four days after James T. Hodgkinson opened fire on a group of Republican congressman at a baseball field in Alexandria, Va., Professor Johnny Eric Williams of Trinity College (CT) posted the following message on his Facebook page: “...

Christian Art Stinks Today. Why?

I’ve long wondered why it is that modern Christians contribute so little art of merit to our culture. I’ll occasionally make this point to fellow Christians over cocktails when I feel naughty. Invariably, my thesis meets pushback. “What about...

Google Engineer Fired for Questioning Diversity in Memo—But Four Scientists Say He Was Right

Google engineer James Damore had a Jerry Maguire moment. And he ended up exactly like Jerry Maguire.   Damore was fired by Google this week after his 10-page memo, titled “Google’s Ideological Echo Chamber,” ignited a storm of criticism....

Logic is More Important than Ever – So Why Don’t Schools Teach it Anymore?

One of the great ironies of our age is that schools have stopped teaching logic in an age when it’s more necessary than ever. We live in a time defined by vast information, mass marketing, and propaganda. It’s been 70 years since Dorothy Sayers...

Is Exorcism Real?

Experts say exorcism is “thriving” in the United States in recent decades, which is perhaps what prompted CNN to profile an academic regarded as one of the world’s foremost authorities on exorcism. Dr. Richard Gallagher, an Ivy League-...

Why Eating Healthy is so Damn Hard (and Arguably Pointless)

About 15 years ago, when I was in graduate school, a roommate of mine watched in horror as I salted a slice of pizza. He was a medical student, and many intelligent educators and textbooks had instructed him on the dangers of table salt. “Do you...

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...

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