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

Why We Should Resist the Urge to Shame People into Conformity

The American psychologist Rollo May (1909-1994) once observed that the opposite of courage is not cowardice; it’s conformity. May believed this was particularly true for modern man, but it would be a mistake to assume the pressure to conform is a...

Have a Low IQ? The Government Can Take Your Child.

Amy Fabbrini and Eric Ziegler of Redmond, Oregon, did something this Christmas that many parents take for granted: they celebrated it with their child. The couple’s 10-month-old son Hunter had been in foster care almost since the day he was born...

'The Last Jedi' is Awful and Disney is Ruining Star Wars

In 1964, shortly after the release of Disney’s adaptation of P. L. Travers’ charming 1934 book Mary Poppins, J.R.R. Tolkien sent a letter to one Miss J.L. Curry of Stanford University. In the letter, Tolkien complained about the corrupting influence...

Writing Tips From Stephen King: 11 things every writer should know

There were no Stephen King novels in my home growing up. I’m not sure if this was because King’s writings were deemed unsanitary (by my mother) or low-brow (by my father). Whatever the case, over the years several of King’s novels found their way...

Amir Khan Receiving Death Threats Because He Posted a Christmas Tree on Instagram

Via the International Business Times: The Christmas tree controversy is refusing to let go of Amir Khan. After being at the centre of a debate triggered when he displayed his love for his three-year-old daughter by putting up a surprise...

Why Republicans Shouldn't Get So Excited About Tax Cuts

There is a lot of hyperbolic rhetoric flying around about the $1.5 trillion tax package Congressional Republicans delivered on this week. Democratic leaders decried the legislation, declaring it "the end of the world... Armageddon." (I’m not...

10 Interesting Historical Facts about European Monasteries

Monasteries began cropping up in corners of the Roman Empire even before Rome “officially” fell in 476 A.D. Rome had brought order to the Western world for nearly 1,000 years. In its absence, the monastery, which began as small religious...

Cheating Linked to Unfaithful Parents, Study Finds

Marital fidelity doesn’t come easily. When the cheating website Ashley Madison was hacked in 2015, it was revealed that the company had some 37 million users. The same year, in a YouGov survey, one in five Americans admitted to being unfaithful...

Daniel Shaver's Shooting Death by Police Never Should Have Happened

An Arizona jury last week acquitted Mesa police officer Philip Mitchell Brailsford of murder and manslaughter in the 2016 on-duty shooting of Daniel Shaver, a 26-year-old father. The shooting occurred on Jan. 18, 2016, at a hotel where Shaver was...

Red and Green Colors ‘Not Appropriate’ During the Holiday Season, University Says

University of Minnesota officials recently distributed documents to employees and student-workers advising them to keep “inappropriate religious celebrations” out of public spaces. The document, titled “Religious Diversity and the Holidays,”...

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