Jon Miltimore

Jon Miltimore

Director of Digital Media

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Jon is the Director of Digital Media of Intellectual Takeout. He is responsible for daily editorial content, web strategy, and social media operations.   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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Morality and Immigration: 4 Overlooked Stats Everyone Is Missing in the Border Crisis Debate

The humanitarian crisis unfolding on America’s southern border is a tragic scene. Reports state that Department of Health and Human Services has been taking in about 250 children per day in recent weeks as immigrants from South America—primarily...

The Diversity Division at the University of Texas Has 8 Vice Presidents

American Enterprise Institute scholar Mark Perry recently wrote about the impressive size of the University of Michigan’s diversity staff, which is nearly one hundred full-time employees. We noted that more than a quarter of these “diversicrats”...

The Op-Ed on Diversity that Got a Best-Selling American Author Sacked by Penguin

Lionel Shriver, an American author best known for her 2003 novel We Need to Talk About Kevin, was troubled by an email a colleague forwarded to her regarding Penguin Random House’s new literary and hiring policies. The letter stated that the...

Supreme Court Rules Against Minnesota Law Banning 'Political' Apparel at Polling Places

Via Cato: This morning, the Supreme Court ruled 7-2 that a Minnesota law banning “political” apparel at polling places violates the First Amendment. This was ultimately an easy case, as it should have been all along, and this decision was...

How Hitler Could Regret He'd ‘Been So Kind’ in a Letter Days Before His Death

In a bunker in Berlin on April 27, 1945, just three days before he’d take his own life—either by cyanide or the pistol (historians still debate which killed him)—Adolf Hitler reflected on his shattered dream of creating a thousand-year Third Reich...

Is Suicide Contagious?

In 1983, The New York Times ran a story titled “MICRONESIA'S MALE SUICIDE RATE DEFIES SOLUTION.” The story opened with this nut graph: In the islands of Micronesia, young men are killing themselves at one of the highest rates in the world,...

Why America’s Self-Help Industry Is Booming

Many people may not know that in 2017 Patriots quarterback Tom Brady rolled out a cookbook. For just $200, readers could get a "living document" dishing all the secrets of the star quarterback’s heavily (and strangely) regimented diet. The “TB12-...

Cognitive Dissonance: The Psychological Phenomenon that Explains Why Intellectuals Can’t Stop Believing Socialism Works

The graveyard of failed socialist states is vast. In recent decades, examples are replete: from the collapse of the Soviet Union, to the horrors in North Korea, to the recent nightmare in Venezuela, the evidence looms large and tragic. Yet among...

Minnesota Public Library Announces Cross-Dressing Series for Children as Part of Response to Trump Policy

For generations, libraries were places where people went to borrow books, learn about the past, and kindle imaginations. Today, however, they occasionally find themselves at the forefront of the culture war. A case in point can be found in the...

Google Lists ‘Nazism’ as an Ideology of Republicans

Companies, like people, make mistakes. And Google came fire on Thursday for making a big one. As first reported by Vice, the powerful search engine company listed “Nazism” as the ideology of the California Republican Party—less than a week before...

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