Jon Miltimore

Jon Miltimore

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Jon is the Managing Editor at the Foundation for Economic Education.

Jon previously was Director of Digital Media of Intellectual Takeout, 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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Marvel Kills Bruce Banner, Retires Tony Stark in Diversity Purge

Say goodbye to Bruce Banner and Tony Stark, comic book fans. The iconic characters were replaced with a more diverse cast this month. News of Bruce Banner’s demise broke Wednesday. The Hollywood Reporter has the story:    ...

Bush’s Dallas Speech Was Clutch

The slaying of five Dallas police officers in the wake of police shootings that left two African American men dead has been a difficult time for America, to say the least. The anguish resulting from these tragedies has been accompanied by a surge...

Philosopher Explains Why We Protest. All. The. Time.

I arrived to work this morning to news that 40 or 50 protestors had blocked a local highway during rush hour in protest of last week’s killing of Philando Castile.   Similar protests are taking place across the country, yet protests have...

‘Diversity and Inclusion’ Statements Required on Campus

Last month, the University of Cincinnati issued a statement notifying the public that the school “will request a Diversity and Inclusion statement of all applicants for faculty and staff positions.” The policy went into effect on July 1, the...

Harvard Economist: No Racial Bias in Police Shootings

Roland G. Fryer Jr. called the finding “the most surprising result” of his career. In a New York Times article published Monday, Fryer, the youngest African-American to receive tenure at Harvard, said his research finds no racial bias in police...

Sharing Your Netflix Password Might Now Be a Federal Crime

In a recent opinion, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit upheld the conviction of a man who used a former co-worker’s password to access information from his previous employer.   Via Reuters: A divided federal appeals court...

13 Sublime Quotes from Emerson on Self-Reliance

Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882) is considered the founding father of the American Transcendental movement. The Harvard-educated scholar, godfather to William James and mentor to H.D. Thoreau, was both brilliant and controversial. His “Divinity...

Roseanne: 'Hillary Owns the Press'

It is a wise general rule to pay little or no attention to anything celebrities say. I am usually a firm subscriber to this rule, but I’m going to break it here. Roseanne Barr actually said something in an interview yesterday that piqued my...

5 Fascinating Quotes from Cato the Elder

Marcus Porcius Cato (234- 149 BC) was a Roman statesman and orator who rose to fame during the Punic Wars. Often referred to as Censorinus (the Censor) or the Elder to distinguish him from his grandson (Cato the Younger), Cato was raised in a...

Fertility is Plummeting Worldwide

A few months ago, the Pew Research Center presented some data that on the surface appeared to be very good news. The teen birth rate had reached a historic low. The teen birth rate in the U.S. is at a record low, dropping below 25 births per 1,...

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