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

Ocasio-Cortez Mourns a Coffee House Driven out of Business by a Minimum Wage Law She Supported

For 28 years, Union Square’s iconic cafe the Coffee Shop—located at 29 Union Square West—served New Yorkers and tourists who wanted to get a glimpse of where Carrie Bradshaw and her friends would hang out on Sex and the City. (The coffee shop was...

5 Reasons to Avoid Ad Hominem Arguments

At Intellectual Takeout we write a great deal on logical fallacies, of which there are many. Of all fallacies, the ad hominem is king (and probably always will be). From the Latin "to the man" or "to the person," it is a (fallacious)...

Americans Are Rapidly Warming Up to Porn, a New Gallup Poll Shows. Here's Why.

According to a new Gallup poll, 43 percent of Americans now see pornography as "morally acceptable." This is a 7-point increase from the previous year and a 13-point increase since 2011, the year Gallup first began measuring public perceptions of...

Man Changes Gender to Lower Car Insurance Premiums, Saves $1,100 Annually

A man the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation identified as David–a pseudonym–is saving $91 every month on his car insurance. No, he didn’t switch to Geico. All it took was for David to identify as a woman on government forms. "I have taken...

A Code of Manhood for a Generation Suffering a ‘Masculinity Crisis’

In June the Aspen Institute and The Atlantic co-hosted an event that discussed the “masculinity crisis” many young men are experiencing in America and Europe.  While there was much disagreement as to what is the root cause of this...

Why the Russian Hacking Narrative Is So Important to the Deep State

Sometime before the collapse of the German civilian government in the summer of 1917, chancellor Theobald von Bethmann-Hollweg became aware that his phone had been tapped. According to the German diplomat Kurt Riezler, during calls Hollweg would...

Obama Pushes Back on Identity Politics

Progressives have been lamenting the absence of Barack Obama. The former president has been largely absent from the political arena since President Trump’s ascendancy to the office. This, of course, is the norm for ex presidents. But, as I noted...

Former CIA Boss John Brennan Tweets Fake Lincoln Quote, Won’t Take It Down

It’s become a running joke that Abraham Lincoln didn’t actually say half the things attributed to him. Lincoln historians will tell you this phenomenon began almost as soon as the sixteenth president’s life was claimed by John Wilkes Booth, if...

William Shatner Defended Laura Ingalls Wilder on Twitter. Now He's Being Accused of Racism.

On June 30, actor William Shatner tweeted his displeasure with the renaming of the Laura Ingalls Wilder Award. By Independence Day, all hell had broken loose. Wilder (1867-1957), a children’s author best known for her Little House on the Prairie...

YouTube Refuses to Take Down ‘Baby Raping’ Video—As It Cracks Down on Instructional Gun Videos

A federal judge recently pushed back on Twitter’s legal assertion that the company can ban any user any time for any reason. The case raises interesting practical questions about censorship and social media. Twitter, after all, is hardly the only...

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