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

Student Detained For Using $2 Bill to Buy Lunch

Just when you thought you’d seen it all in the public school system. Imagine sending your child to school with money to buy lunch, and then being told that the child was attempting to use “fake” money to buy said lunch. (And that your child had “...

Do Most Humans Long to Be Ruled?

Is America ripe for a dictatorial coup? It’s a question more and more pundits are asking. (We’ve also chimed in.) Why? First, it’s a presidential election year. And everyone gets a little crazy crazier during election season. But it’s more...

Does ‘Damaged Masculinity’ Explain the Surge in Gun Sales?

A couple of weeks ago, on the 17-year anniversary of the Columbine High School massacre, the Washington Post ran a headline: “Damaged masculinity’ may help explain Columbine and other mass shootings.” The article, written by Michael Rosenwald,...

Psychologist on the Breakdown of Discourse: ‘I’m a Liberal Professor and My Liberal Students Scare Me’

At a recent NYU debate, psychologist Jonathan Haidt was one of several panelist who discussed free speech and the exchange of ideas on campuses, as well as the rise of microaggressions (ideas or statements that might be subtly offensive to some...

Did Noam Chomsky Just Dish a Secret on Socialism in America?

Noam Chomsky earlier this week was asked what he thought of Bernie Sanders’ political platform. Here's how he responded:  [H]e’s considered radical and extremist, which is a pretty interesting characterization, because he’s basically a...

Black Students Fake Hate

Authorities have identified the culprits behind a racist drawing found on a whiteboard at Salisbury University in Maryland. Via USA Today: The image, found April 10 on a whiteboard in Blackwell Library, showed a stick figure being hung and...

Do Christians Focus On Sexual Sin Too Much?

The idea of sexual sin is deeply rooted in the Bible and Christian theology. I think few argue that adultery and fornication are, shall we say, strongly frowned upon in Scripture. We hear about it a lot, in churches, media, and daily conversations...

The ‘Haunted’ Baby Craze in Thailand

The internet is buzzing about the baby-boom underway in Bangkok—a plastic baby boom. That’s right, grown women are carrying around little dolls called luk thep (“little angels”). They apparently take them everywhere and treat them like an actual...

Apprehensions at US-Mexico Border Reach 40-Year Low

The number of Mexican migrants seized near the U.S. border plummeted in 2015, according to a report by the Pew Research Center. Via Pew: Apprehensions of Mexican migrants declined to near-historic lows last fiscal year, which ended Sept...

50-Year Study: Spanking Isn’t Effective

A new study has found that spanking does not improve behavior in children in the short term and leads to detrimental behavior in the long term. Via CBS News:  Spanking a child leads to bad behaviors, not the better manners some...

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