Beltway Traffic Jam

Continued busyness at the office, with intermittent hour long fire drills. The do-it-yourself trend at the ol’ linkfest continues unabated.

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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. Searching For Your Unclaimed Money & Property

    If you’ve ever rented an apartment, you’ve left a deposit… but did you get that back before you left? They said they’d mail it… but did you actually get it? How about the utility company, did you get your deposit back from…

  2. Happy Birthday President Bush

    From a White House photo by Krisanne Johnson
    President Bush celebrates his 59th birthday today. Personally, that makes me feel a little old. I’ve never been inside of a decade to a sitting President. Maybe he’s just very young. Yes, that…

  3. An eye on Dennis

    I was through two hurricanes last year. That experience I shared in a previous post.

    Its barely a month into hurricane season and I am cautiously watching Tropical Storm Dennis as it treks through the southern Carribean. The computer models so far p…

  4. The Inconsequential Effects of Closing a School

    What are the priorities we place on our high schools? Is it academics or something else?

  5. Wisconsin Lottery Discriminates Against The Poor, Journal-Sentinel Imagines

    Apparently, the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel wants to paint that picture. Poor get poorer in lottery land: Higher-poverty areas win less….

  6. The False Logic of the Left & the “Chickenhawk Debate”

    I’ve tried to avoid commenting on the “chickenhawk debate” because of the adequacy of other blogger’s efforts to refute the argument and point out that it’s a poorly disguised tactic to silence actual debate, but there’s one angle I haven’t seen…

  7. TNOYF Exclusive O.J. Update: “I’m Hot On The Trail Of The Killers!”

    Many of us during the course of our daily lives make vows and promises that, at the time, we intend to keep. I’ll start exercising more so that I will lose that extra 20 pounds, or I’m going to spend

  8. Point Five says:

    Egyptian Kidnapping Signal Zarqawi Seeks Judgeship

    While some have speculated this is a sign of growing desperation on the part of foreign terrorists operating within Iraq, Point Five has learned that the terrorist group is angry over al-Sherif’s description of them as Islamic “Strict Constructionist…

  9. ACLU and the Open Borders

    It seems the ACLU continues to discredit itself by fighting all efforts for the U.S. to secure its borders. teaming up with three other groups to monitor attempts by Minuteman Project-style groups to do in California what the Minute Men managed to do…

  10. US Retains Control of Internet Directory: AP Has Hissy Fit

    For now, the United States and not the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN), will retain control over what Internet suffixes (.com, .net, .fr, etc.) are allowed.
    The AP wants to see a dark US government conspiracy–note th…

  11. The Pine Lawn Road Memo

    In what has been dubbed The Pinelawn Roa

  12. The GOP Wants To Kill Young Girls…

    Just when you thought Barbara Boxer could not get any more partisan, she goes and opens her mouth. On the local news tonight she had this to say:And they [ed – the gang of 14] said they would only, they

  13. Armed Victim says:

    Saddam Scores Big With Media Deal

    Michael Obitz, Saddam Hussein’s new agent, announced today that Saddam had agreed to participate in a movie, a TV show and several product merchandising deals to cash-in on his celebrity.