Jon Miltimore

Jon Miltimore

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Jon is the Managing Editor at the Foundation for Economic Education.

Jon previously was Director of Digital Media of Intellectual Takeout, 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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Confused Wellesley Students Protest Scholar Believing She Opposes Transgender Rights (She Doesn’t)

Some 100 Wellesley students last week turned out to protest the lecture of Dr. Alice Dreger, a bioethicist and former professor at the University of Northwestern and Michigan State, who’d been invited to speak by the school’s Freedom Project....

Why Does America Have a Second Amendment?

Mass shootings have become almost a regular occurrence in modern America. Every few months, we watch the television reports in horror: a lone gunman descends on some location—a concert, school, church, or nightclub—and opens fire on a group of...

Minnesota Seeks to Insert 'Social Justice' in Teacher Licensing

A newly created Minnesota board is seeking to implement a rule that critics say would introduce “social justice” training to the state’s teacher licensing. The board, the Professional Educator Licensing and Standards Board (PELSB), was created...

Who Was St. Valentine and Why is February 14 a Romantic Holiday?

It’s customary on St. Valentine’s Day to write odes, buy chocolates, and lavish romance upon the burning object of one’s affection. Approximately 140 million Valentine’s Day cards will be exchanged on the holiday, estimates suggest. But why do we...

Children Are the UN’s ‘Secret Weapon’ Against Climate Change

The United Nations is an outspoken proponent of taking action against global warming, and enlisting youth organizations to participate in the cause has long been part of their strategy. Recently, however, UN panelists explained that getting young...

College Students Rip Obama Quotes... When Told They Are Trump’s

Campus Reform journalist Cabot Phillips recently performed an interesting experiment. He visited John Jay College in New York City to get student reactions to President Donald Trump's first State of the Union address. But instead of reading lines...

Professor Publishes—then Deletes—Tweet Accusing Pulitzer Prize-Winning Journalist of Being a ‘Russian Asset’

Less than five years after winning a Pulitzer Prize for exposing surveillance abuses in U.S. intelligence agencies, Glenn Greenwald increasingly finds himself accused of being a stooge of Vladimir Putin. The latest accusation comes from Claus...

5 Takeaways From that Memo on the FBI

The much-awaited memo composed by the Republican-controlled House Intelligence Committee was released Friday. The memo, declassified following authorization by President Trump, alleges abuse of surveillance power by the Department of Justice and...

20 Undisputed Facts About the FBI’s Investigations into Clinton and Trump

In May 2017, Robert Mueller, the former director of the FBI, was tapped as Special Counsel in the probe of Russian interference in the 2016 United States elections and alleged collusion between Russia and the Trump Campaign. Several members of...

Climate Scientist Launches GoFundMe Page in Response to University’s Gag Order

A professor at an Australian university launched a GoFundMe page Wednesday, alleging that university officials did not act in good faith and infringed on his academic freedom by censuring him for comments he made on a national television program...

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