Beltway Traffic Jam

The daily linkfest:

  • Eugene Volokh investigates “whatever happened to” various figures in major Supreme Court decisions.
  • Steven Taylor and Michele Catalano explain why the 100 Most Harmful Books weren’t.
  • John Hawkins has launched the Conservative Grapevine.
  • Ogged argues that fear of black athletes explains the rise in soccer’s popularity among suburban whites.
  • Dean Esmay considers the relationship between black- and country music.
  • Jen‘s getting married just in time for the income tax exemption.

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James Joyner is Professor and Department Head of Security Studies at Marine Corps University's Command and Staff College and a nonresident senior fellow at the Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security at the Atlantic Council. He's a former Army officer and Desert Storm vet. Views expressed here are his own. Follow James on Twitter @DrJJoyner.


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