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

Van Gogh’s Pain and Beauty

We know Vincent Van Gogh painted beautifully. We know he cut off his own ear. But what else do we really know about the brilliant Dutch Painter? A glimpse of the letters he wrote to his younger brother, Theo, reveal much: his drive; his pain; his...

University Gone Wild: Marquette Suspends Prof over ‘Reckless’ Blog

Marquette University associate professor John McAdams says the university has given him an ultimatum: accept an unpaid suspension for the remainder of 2016 and apologize for his “reckless” blog post of 2014 or face termination. McAdams, a tenured...

The Rosenberg Conviction – 65 Years Later (p.s. They Were Guilty)

Sixty-five years ago Julius and Ethel Rosenberg were convicted of espionage for passing secrets to the Soviets before and after the Second World War. They were executed two years later. It sounds like ancient history, and I’m sure many younger...

The 10 Smartest Celebrities

We share with you a list of the ten smartest celebrities WatchMojo could find and obtain video footage of without violating copyright laws. Now, a list of the 10 smartest celebrities might sound like a fairly low bar, but I’ll give credit where...

8 Founding Father Quotes on Human Nature

America’s Founding Fathers were the men who “gave us stars to steer by,” in the words of David McCullough. Their values shaped their vision, which in turn shaped the great American Experiment undertaken in 1776. The Framers were rather fond of...

Ex-Porn Star: Don’t do porn, people will treat you differently

Even if you haven’t seen her films, you might know who Bree Olson is. Her claim to fame, outside of her movies, is that she was briefly part of Charlie Sheen’s harem. Though not yet 30, Olson (real name: Rachel Marie Oberlin) is credited with 316...

Pius V vs. Francis: A Tale of Two Popes

Over Easter weekend, Pope Francis delivered a lovely if banal message to the world in the wake of the brutal attacks in Brussels. He called upon the world to use “weapons of love" to combat the "blind and brutal violence" employed by ISIS. It is...

The Day the Praetorian Guard Went Batsh*t Crazy

There’s a saying: It’s good to be the king. Tell that to Publius Helvius Pertinax Augustus. Pertinax came to power following the assassination of Commodus, the son of Marcus Aurelius whose reign was marred by erratic behavior, which included the...

Feminist Icon Eviscerates the GOP Candidates

Camille Paglia has risen to fame as one of the premiere academics and social critics in America. Though a liberal and feminist, she has proven herself unafraid to challenge the orthodoxies of her party and progressivism. Writing in Salon this...

Huxley’s Disturbing Prophecy

A decade and half after the publication of Brave New World (1931), Aldous Huxley penned a foreword to his magnum opus that has attracted relatively little attention. Written shortly after the conclusion of the Second World War, the article is...

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