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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.


  1. I’m not a totally corrupt individual.

    With our complicit media, these are clearly times when the deception of painting over rotten wood works. Unfortunately for America, I can assure you: Hillary Clinton will never be caught like a deer in the headlights.

  2. Don Surber says:

    Sago Saga Continued

    The news that ICG, the company that owns the Sago Mine, ponied up $2 million and set up a fund for survivors received little media attention. Uh, guys, that is more than $150,000 per miner, not exactly ducking responsibility. Don Blankenship at Massey …

  3. Thanks for noticing, sir!

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  5. HerbEly says:

    Disaster Prediction: Do Trends continue Without Limit?

    In NewsdayJames Pinkerton predicts that the trend towards increasingly lethal weapons will lead to loss of freedom. But the continuing advance of technology has brought a new dilemma: Increasingly, any single individual or small group can wield great d…

  6. NIF says:


    Today’s dose of NIF – News, Interesting & Funny … limited blogation weekend starting (+ Open Trackbacks)

  7. Good Old “Reliable And Accurate” Media

    Back to the Media: Why and how is it that so many people trust the media? I don’t understand it, especially after this ‘incident’. This was an outrage and frankly, someone needs to get fired. The media, by taking that role, commit themselves to a oa…

  8. Linkfests for January 6, 2006

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  9. Top 9 Alternative Sayings To “Does A Bear S*** In The Woods?”

    We have received literally hundreds of e-mails over the past few weeks from readers who are concerned over the psychological damage being done to bears around the world due to the use of the highly offensive, ursinist adage, does a

  10. Tom Daschle For President?

      President Tom Daschle?  As far fetched as it seems Daschle is hinting at a run for the Presidency in 2008. This from AP: A spokesman said Thursday that Daschle, who lost a 2004 bid for re-election in South Dakota but has…

  11. Christianne Amanpour Under Surveillance?

       Andrea Mitchell is at it again.  Mitchell is circulating rumors about the NSA that are far fetched. Her latest gaffe occurred during an interview of Jame Risen from the NY Slimes Times.  The MSNBC interview was edited  …

  12. Public schools win, children lose

    A victory for public schools and a loss for the children of Florida. And liberals call this a victory. Enough said, right?

  13. Glade Springs

    Good morning from sunny Glade Springs, VA. I am heading to Pasadena, TX for a Monday morning delivery. I picked up a load of empty gas cylinders in Bethlehem, PA yesterday. Its kind of a strange load, but it pays well, so I’m not complaining….

  14. But don’t you want to spend money on this?

    Let me tell you a story. OK, a few stories, really.

    I live in Chicago, which in most years is a bleak and grey winter wonderland from November well into what should be Spring. This tends to leave the locals very much in favor of whatever will help…

  15. The Knuckleheads of the Day award

    Today’s winners are the seven members of the Florida State Supreme Court. They are Chief Judge Barbara Pariente plus Justices Charles Wells, Harry Anstead, Fred Lew, Peggy Quince, Raoul Cantero III and Kenneth Bell.