Beltway Traffic Jam

The daily linkfest:

  • Bill Quick gives a hearty “Bah Humbug!” to the president’s Kwanzaa message.
  • Sean Hackbarth contends that the story of a schoolboy being investigated by the Department of Homeland Security for checking out Mao’s “Little Red Book” is almost certainly a hoax.
  • Fontana Labs rises to the defense of pleated pants.
  • Kevin McGehee needs to be put out of his misery.
  • Mark Tapscott thinks Michael Bloomberg could learn a thing or two from Ronald Reagan.

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James Joyner
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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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