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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Gay Activist: ‘We're Sitting Ducks’ in Gun-Free Zones

While the majority of the calls in the aftermath of the slaughter in Orlando have been for more stringent gun control laws, a few people have argued that these laws are part of the problem. Tom G. Palmer, a gay man and the successful plaintiff in...

Emotional Reactions to Terrorism Lead to Dubious Policy

In the wake of terrorist attacks, it is common to feel anger, sorrow, and a very human impulse to do something. Since we can do little but mourn the victims, we often resort to saying what must be done. In our highly polarized society, this often...

Harvard Prof: Democracy Doesn’t Work Without Religion

John Adams once said that the U.S. Constitution “was made only for a moral and religious people.” He seems to have an ally in Harvard professor Clay Christensen, the scholar behind disruptive innovation theory.  Christensen, a Rhodes...

UNC Offers Course on Right-Wing ‘Hate’

Does hate speech only emanate from the right? That is the conclusion one could reasonably reach from one University of North Carolina professor’s course. Via Campus Reform: The University of North Carolina offers a communications course...

The UN’s Rape Squads Need to Be Exposed

A teenage African girl clutched an infant boy to her chest as the shocking words spilled from her mouth. “Sometimes when I’m alone with my baby, I think about killing him,” the teen told the Washington Post earlier this year. “He reminds me of...

World-Famous Scientist: God Created the Universe

Michio Kaku has made a name for himself as a world-leading theoretical physicist unafraid to speak his mind. Kaku, the Henry Semat Chair and Professorship in theoretical physics at the City College of New York, has published more than 70 articles...

William F. Buckley Once Trolled Arthur Schlesinger Jr.

William F. Buckley Jr. was one of those once-in-a-generation thinkers. Whatever one thought of his conservative politics, it was difficult to overlook his many talents: a rapier-like intellect; impeccably refined taste; and a patrician charm that...

Women Suffer LOTS of Anxiety. Who’s to Blame?

Newly published research shows that women are twice as likely to suffer from anxiety as men. The findings, published in a review by researchers at the University of Cambridge in the journal Brain and Behavior, are causing a bit of a stir. (The...

Would You Survive Ancient Rome?

Ancient Rome was the most advanced civilization in the world for centuries, but it wasn't exactly an easy place to live. Most of the basic freedoms and "necessities" we take for granted did not exist. Could you survive if you were transported...

A.I. Robot Says She No Longer Wants to Destroy Humans

A few months ago, we wrote how a humanoid robot named “Sophia”—dubbed the world’s most advanced android—announced during an interview that she wanted to destroy humans.   Sophia returned to the internet in early June, speaking to the...

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