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

3 ‘Bad Loves’: When Freud and Christian Theology Actually Agree

Love is perhaps the greatest emotion humans can feel. It’s generally viewed as a positive concept, but philosophers, literature, and psychologists have long attempted to show that love of the wrong things in the wrong ways is a great vice. ...

12 Times Calvin and Hobbes Taught Us about Philosophy & Religion

As you may know, Calvin & Hobbes contains religious and philosophical significance in its very title. In a nod to his political science classes in college, creator Bill Watterson named Calvin after John Calvin, the 16th-century theologian...

$36M Govt. Ad Campaign Encourages LGBT Community to … Quit Smoking

Via the Washington Free Beacon: The Food and Drug Administration is using young lesbians, drag queens, and transgender individuals in a $36 million advertising campaign to encourage the LGBT community to quit smoking. The government launched...

Would Hillary Clinton really be the first female president?

A cornerstone of Hillary Clinton’s campaign has been that she would be America’s first female president, and it has been a theme her supporters consistently have trumpeted.    “When folks talk about a revolution,” Sen. Debbie Stabenow...

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...

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