Devin Foley

Devin Foley

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Devin is the co-founder and Chief Executive Officer 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

Portland: A Preview of Civil War?

Last week, Rasmussen Reports released a poll that revealed 31% of Americans think a U.S. civil war is likely soon. 59% of all voters are concerned that “those opposed to President Trump’s policies will resort to violence.”   On Saturday,...

Illegal Immigrant Families: The Questions to REALLY Ask

As is the pattern lately, the country is worked up into a froth about an issue that’s been going on for years. In a week or two, it will likely be forgotten. Honestly, can you remember what the two-minutes-of-hate was about a few weeks ago? What...

Why are Catholic Bishops Defending Illegal Immigration? They’re Bought?

With the increasing decline of regular church attendees comes the decline of tithing. As many church leaders confront an already tightening waistline and the prospects of an even more dramatic decline in attendance and tithing as the Baby Boomers...

Suicide: I've Heard its Siren Call

For ten years now, I have suffered from chronic pain after ripping apart my abdominal wall, causing permanent nerve damage. I generally keep it private, but in the face of the mounting despair and hopelessness in our society, I feel I ought to pull...

Gay Wedding Cakes & Firefox: Why We Need the Freedom to Discriminate

Do you know one of the fastest ways to create strife and discord in a pluralistic nation like America? Use the government to force conformity of lifestyles and beliefs upon everyone.   A pluralistic nation is one in which people of...

Why the Millennials are Socialists

By now you've most likely seen the polls reporting that roughly half of Millennials have a favorable view of Socialism and you're probably wondering how in the world that is possible. Didn't America win the Cold War? Well, yes, we did win the...

Google, Twitter & Facebook: The Grave Danger of Information Monopolies

Increasingly, you will find articles critical of the power of Google, Facebook, and Twitter. Some of these articles argue that between Google and Facebook, the two giants control 85% of all ad revenue. And, of course, anyone who uses the...

Social Justice: When good becomes evil?

Traditionally in the West, Justice was defined as, “To give to each his due.” Western men were expected to judge the individual and his actions against what were then considered objective truths. For anyone watching the culture these days,...

CNN's Worst Marketing Idea?

Over the weekend, I attended a conservative think tank’s annual dinner. Before hitting the reception, I made my way to the restroom. Humorously, standing next to one of Minnesota’s candidates for governor, we found ourselves staring down at a CNN...

Mike Rowe Hits Hard for Fatherhood

If you’ve followed Intellectual Takeout for any length of time, you’ll know that Fatherhood is a regular topic. You’ll also probably recognize that it’s not a popular topic in the culture. The Ivory Tower declares patriarchy as one of the great sins...

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