Jon Miltimore

Jon Miltimore

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Jonathan Miltimore is the Managing Editor of FEE.org. His writing/reporting has appeared in TIME magazine, The Wall Street Journal, CNN, Forbes, Fox News, and the Washington Times. 

Recent blog posts by this author

'Jack Ryan' Gets Four Pinocchios on Venezuela

Despite Venezuela’s track record of seizing the means of production of a multitude of industries⁠, there are still those who have trouble calling Venezuela a socialist state. The denials are getting more creative. The most recent comes in Jack...

Eight Venezuelan Industries Hugo Chavez Nationalized (Besides Oil)

Venezuela has experienced one of the sharpest economic declines in modern history – rampant inflation, near-famine, and an exodus of millions of asylum seekers. Yet there remains disagreement over what caused it. Many refuse to blame...

How This Teen Entrepreneur Created a Million-Dollar Candy Empire

Alina Morse is a typical 14-year-old girl in a lot of ways. She goes to high school, likes to dance, and lives with her parents. Did we mention she also runs her own international candy empire? Oh. Well, she does. The story begins with a trip...

15 Economic, Historical, and Health Facts About Bacon

Many may not realize that thousands of Americans annually celebrate National Bacon Day every December 30. Honoring a breakfast staple with a day of observance might seem odd, but bacon is not your typical food. The tasty snack has become a...

The 10 Worst State Laws Proposed and Passed in 2019

In April, Prince Harry, the Duke of Sussex, proposed banning the popular video game “Fortnite,” saying it was irresponsible to allow kids to play it. “The game shouldn’t be allowed,” said the former bad boy prince. “It’s created to addict. An...

Star Wars Actor: Ignoring Trolls Is a Sign of Mental Strength

Star Wars actor John Boyega is apologizing for comments he made in a recent interview in which he suggested it takes mental strength to brush off the comments of social media trolls. The controversy began when, in an interview with Variety...

Nine of the Ten Richest People in the World Are Self-Made Entrepreneurs

Every year Forbes publishes its list of the 400 wealthiest Americans. Topping the list in 2019 for the second year in a row was, to no one’s surprise, Jeff Bezos. The Amazon founder kept the top spot despite a divorce that sent his net worth...

“OK Boomer” Is the First Salvo of a Larger Generational Showdown

According to Smithsonian Magazine, an Assyrian clay tablet from 2800 B.C. bears a gloomy inscription describing how the Assyrian youth were ruining civilization. “Our Earth is degenerate in these later days; there are signs that the world is...

The Origins of the Thought Police – and Why They Scare Us

There are a lot of unpleasant things in George Orwell’s dystopian novel 1984. Spying screens. Torture and propaganda. Victory Gin and Victory Coffee always sounded particularly dreadful. And there is Winston Smith’s varicose ulcer, apparently a...

10 'Subversive' Jokes to Land You in an East German Prison

Making fun of politicians is an American tradition. Some jokes cross lines of good taste; some are unfair or unfunny. Good taste and humor aside, Americans take it for granted that we can poke fun at politicians and our leaders. What's the...

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