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. 

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The Post Office Is on Pace for Its Worst Year Since 2012 Default

The United States Postal Service on Friday reported total revenue of just over $17 billion for the third quarter of fiscal year 2019. Total operating expenses came in at $19.3 billion. Excessive Losses The net loss of nearly $2.3 billion comes...

Seven Reasons to Oppose Red Flag Guns Laws

The Associated Press reports Congress is seriously considering red flag gun laws. These laws, also called “extreme risk protection orders,” allow courts to issue orders allowing law enforcement to seize firearms from people who’ve committed no...

Communism and Nazism Are Now Legally Synonymous in Ukraine

Their names still haunt us. Chelmno. Belzec, Sobibor. Treblinka. Auschwitz. Dachau. Majdanek. They stir images of the horrors of Nazi killing centers, where millions of Jews, Poles, Soviet POWs, and gypsies were systematically killed in one of...

Support for $15 Minimum Wage Plummets When Americans Are Told Its Economic Impact

Minimum wage laws, I’ve noted, are popular with the public. This no doubt explains why House Democrats passed a bill Thursday that would raise the federal minimum wage to $15 an hour. Yet the minimum wage’s apparent popularity...

Restaurant Chain Announces Bankruptcy, Says Minimum Wage Hikes to Blame

Restaurants Unlimited, a Seattle-based chain with restaurant locations in 47 US cities, announced on Sunday it was seeking Chapter 11 protection, citing “progressive” wage laws. The company, which has operated since the Lyndon Johnson...

12 Things Parents of Mentally Strong Children Don’t Do

My five-year-old was a blubbering, hot mess. He tackled kindergarten fine nine months before, but the first day of summer camp was too much for him. “I don’t want to go. I don’t want to go,” he moaned, sobbing fat crocodile tears. Most parents...

Twelve Quotes from Leo Tolstoy on Truth, Violence, and Government

Lev Nikolayevitch Tolstoy (1828- 1910), more commonly known as Leo Tolstoy, was a Russian writer and philosopher. Tolstoy was born on a small family estate in Tula, Russia, an industrial city about 100 miles south of Moscow. The fourth of five...

Forty-Four Things You Should Know About the Green New Deal

On Feb. 7, US Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and US Sen. Ed Markey introduced legislation known as the Green New Deal. You’ve probably heard of it. It’s a big deal, to paraphrase Joe Biden. The History of New Deals Wikipedia, the internet’s...

What the NYT Fails to Mention About Dads and the Division of Labor at Home

The New York Times recently ran an article that suggests fathers are shirking their share of chores in the home. The Opinion The article, which bears the headline “What ‘Good’ Dads Get Away With,” states that while men have improved in recent...

You Can Work for the Bernie 2020 Campaign, but Don't Expect Health Insurance

Polls show that presidential candidate Bernie Sanders enjoys great appeal among young voters. No Health Insurance for Interns A Harvard-Harris poll conducted in January found that the Vermont senator’s strongest support comes from the 18-34...

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