Beltway Traffic Jam

The meeting fairy struck late today and I’ve got an evening softball game. The Linkfest is a do-it-yourselfer yet again.

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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. Not enough Troops?

    Michael J. Totten cites an analysis of the troop strength in Iraq and wonders if maybe we didn’t have enough troops afterall – he’s kept silent on this until now because he hadn’t done the

  2. Point Five says:

    New Polling Service To Offer Designer Results

    …The new system completely removes the errors inherent in asking questions, and Bush’s popularity can never go above a randomly determined number between 43-48%…

  3. The Myth Continues

    Nina Easton, who occasionally subs in for Mara Liason on Brit Hume’s FNC show, picked up the “house divided” meme for today’s Boston Globe. It’s an OK article, but there some things that need to be addressed.

  4. Reducing the Medicaid Drag

    The fact that the National Governor’s Association has come up with a unified plan to present to Congress is a great testament to the need for such changes to the program in the face of the bitter partisanship in today’s times. Of course that partisan…

  5. A photo history lesson for Dick Durbin

  6. Conservative Satirists Outraged By Durbin?s Remarks

    Recent remarks by Illinois Senator and alleged American Dick Durbin regarding the conditions at the terrorist prison camp at Guantanamo Bay, have drawn the ire of right-of-center satirists everywhere. Here is a partial transcript of the comments that h…

  7. Powell calls on Bush to be more sensitive

    Powell calls on Bush to be more sensitive FORMER US secretary of state Colin Powell has defended the invasion of Iraq but has admitted America’s image had taken a beating and called on the Bush administration to be more sensitive….

  8. The ACLU’s Policy to legalize the distribution an

    This year alone, several high profile cases involving children being abducted for the satisfaction of a sexual deviance and we are still talking about the possibilities because the ACLU continues to believe that owning this trash should be legal. Ima…

  9. The Soldier Back Home Who Wanted to Send His Buddy a Beer

    I got a request for a miniature painting from a soldier now back in the states. His buddy is still in Iraq and is longing for a cold can of Original Coors beer. So this soldier asked for a little creative help….

    Painting is 5 inches by 7 inches on…

  10. When Children Are Hurt For The Pleasure Of Adults

    Utah is in a legal battle over censorship of pornography via the internet. Citing First Amendment infringements the ACLU is representing 14 different entities who feel that the law introduced there would stifle their ability to do business in the wor…

  11. Our warped immigration system continued- War Widow faces Deportation

    Immigration policy in this country is sick. Politicians pander to illegal immigrants and people here legally get screwed by the system. Children kept from their mothers, and now this. A war widow being threatened with deportation. Illinois legistors ha…

  12. CitzCom says:

    American Hero Awarded Silver Star

    Soldiers like this young woman make me proud to be an American. She and her fellow soldiers are truly American heroes.

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  14. Cao's Blog says:

    Nation of Islam gives police “sensitivity training”

    Brought to you by the same organization that has called Jews “blood suckers” and thought Hitler was a great man. You know, more rejects that hail from the Muslim Brotherhood.

    The security chief for Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan has been …

  15. It’s Time to Start Using the Sharp Sticks!

    I’m sick and tired of this pitiful rhetoric the left is spewing. These “mistreated souls” are the same ilk who murdered over 3,000 of our own and you’re comparing gourmet cooking and air conditioning to Death Camps and Gulags?…

  16. The Dick Durbin Thing

    The outrage over Senator Dick Durbin’s comments, and the outrage over the outrage, and the outrage over the outrage over the outrage are blazing all over the blogosphere. As a resident of the state that elected Dick Durbin, I feel…

  17. Daily Read Board – 17JUN05

    A summary of the day’s key news stories.