Beltway Traffic Jam

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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. Point Five says:

    Gitmo Shocker as Dems Demand Bolton Docs

    The long-fought battle to confirm John Bolton as UN Ambadassador took a stunning turn late last week from an unlikely direction, with the release of a blockbuster report from Time magazine.

  2. TacJammer says:

    They Hurt Buddy!

    I have been completely and deliberately ignorant of the news coverage of the Michael Jackson trial. I simply don’t care about the day-to-day coverage of the trial. I figure if he isn’t found guilty, he’s still screwy enough to be institutionalized. …

  3. Work Ethic and Customer Service

    Yesterday I experienced a problem that is happening more and more in America today; laziness overcoming the need to provide an appropriate level of customer service. This also goes hand-in-hand with work ethic and personal responsibility. Sunday is my …

  4. I Get Sooooo Many Credit Card Solicitations

    I’d like to share some very interesting information today from my personal experience. We all know the dangers of debt.


  6. Wave Maker says:

    Hot Air?

    The Boston Globe’s lead editorial today is entitled “Powerful Wind,” and is billed as the first in a series of pieces looking at the alternative energy technologies available to reduce “greenhouse emissions.” The editorial comes at an interesting …

  7. 144 Folks Arrested at Cock Fight

    Ah, this (brought to my attention via an email from co-worker Lisa Quinones) really makes me proud to be a Tennessean! This happened in Newport, Tennessee, in Cocke County, which I am ashamed to say borders my home county. In fact, we played Cocke C…

  8. Trade Group Lauds Outsourcing Good Business Sense to State

    Instead of lobbying for regulation, perhaps Ms. Healey could have told her association’s members and customers to just not rent to minors. However, it’s cheaper for the members if the state handles all the expense of the entrepreneurs’ costs of busi…

  9. […] are the bad guys and who are the good guys. It is really as simple as that. (Sent to the linkfest at Outside the Beltway – 18:15) tags: chuck hagel, dick cheney, guantanamo bay, terrori […]

  10. It’s about time! : South’s rural ‘brain drain’ focus of experts at summit

    This is Alabama’s (and the South’s) number two problem (behind the 1901 state constitution) and we almost never hear it discussed or solutions proposed. It’s not just about the rural brain drain, it’s about the movement of the young and educated i…

  11. “Shecky” Muhammad Opens Up Israeli Tour

    Famed Saudi Arabian funny-man Abdullah bin

  12. Gitmo: It’s Torture I Tell ‘ya!

    Whole wheat bagels, fresh fruit, rice pilaf, chicken breast in orange sauce, string cheese, veggie patties, dates, baklava and yams. A typical day’s worth of meals equals about 2600 calories. Maybe they’re complaining because they have to eat with a

  13. ‘MacGyver’ Actor Dana Elcar Dies at 77

    Actor Dana Elcar, whose role as Peter Thornton on ABC’s adventure series “MacGyver” depicted his real-life struggle with glaucoma and blindness, has died.

  14. High Court Rejects Enemy Combatant Appeal

    However, the screaming and crying from all over the blogosphere is more than I can bear. Read carefully folks. I’ll put this in big bold blue letters so that you can’t miss it. If it doesn’t sink in, that will be your problem, not mine nor that of T…

  15. Los Angeles Times: Upheaval or Innovation on Editorial Pages

    L.A. Times Editorial Page Editor Andrés Martinez authored a To Our Readers yesterday outlining some of the changes coming to his page:
    The editorial page, which runs in this section on Sundays and in the California section on other days, is the on…

  16. And the Left Wonders Why the Country Thinks They Are Anti-Military?

    Hillary Clinton and the Democrats have a problem. Hillary joined the Armed Services Committee in order to establish some military cred for her 2008 Presidential run. But her peeps on the Left keep popping out of the closet to prove…

  17. Reflections on Old Glory

    The Stars and Stripes began its history as the symbol of thirteen colonies who picked a fight over principles that endure today, to paraphrase the Declaration of Independence, that all men are created equal, and are endowed by our Creator with certain …