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

What was behind Couric’s Editing Fudge on Gun Violence?

Esteemed journalist Katie Couric was caught inserting an eight-second “beat” into a documentary film on gun violence in America. In the documentary film, titled Under the Gun, members of the Virginia Citizens Defense League (VCDL) were asked...

Are Civil Forfeiture Laws Basically Legalized Robbery?

A few years ago, The New Yorker published an article (“Taken”) detailing civil asset forfeiture abuses in America. Sarah Stillman, a staff writer at the magazine and a visiting scholar at NYU, chronicled several examples of citizens stripped of...

7 Facts Death Penalty Supporters Should Consider

Julie Borowski is a libertarian who has made a bit of a name for herself by posting quirky videos on some serious subjects. In the video below, she explains how she went from being a proponent of capital punishment to an opponent. Readers can...

Why Won’t Politicians Comment on Venezuelan Socialism?

Sen. Bernie Sanders (D-VT), a leading presidential candidate, was asked to comment on several populist governments in South America believed to be in “serious trouble” economically.   The question was put forward by Univision reporter León...

'The Man Who Was Thursday': Chesterton’s Beautiful Nightmare

The endlessly quotable G.K. Chesterton (1874-1936) was many things in his day: essayist, poet, radio broadcaster, art critic, and novelist. His most popular novel (and my personal favorite) was his novella The Man Who Was Thursday. The book...

America’s Most Embarrassing Spelling Errors

A fun Google Trends report went viral last week that revealed the top searched “how to spell” words in each state. Now, most of us would admit that there are a few simple words that give us a trouble. (Confession: I got the red squiggly line when...

A Revolutionary’s Guide to Creating a Workers' Paradise

Vladimir Ilyich Ulyanov (better known merely as Lenin) pulled off one of the most unlikely revolutions in history. The Marxist revolutionary was exiled from Russian in 1900 but returned in April 1917 shortly after Tsar Nicholas II abdicated the...

Psychologist: Having Children Makes Us Unhappy, Kills Romance

Dreaming of getting married, having children, and living happily ever after. You might be in for a rude awakening, according to psychologist Matthew D. Johnston. Johnston, the Director of the Marriage and Family Studies Laboratory at Binghamton...

The War on Poverty is Not Going Like You Think (We're Actually Winning)

Our World in Data put out a chart recently showing positive and perhaps surprising news: the world is winning the fight against extreme poverty. And it is winning in a big way.  The chart, based on data collected by Max Roser, an economist...

Magazine in 2013: Socialist Venezuela an 'Economic Miracle'

A humanitarian crisis is unfolding in Venezuela. Inflation is rampant (700 percent, as of Tuesday) and there is not enough food to feed the nation's 31 million mouths. U.S. companies are pulling out.  One of the reasons the crisis in...

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