Beltway Traffic Jam

The daily linkfest:

  • Spoons captures the filibuster deal in a nutshell.
  • Ogged is sure Tom Cruise is straight.
  • Kevin Aylward offers sage advice on hairdos and court appearances.
  • Radley Balko comments, voluntarily, on compelled speech.
  • Dean Esmay extols low carb diets for diabetics.
  • Jeff Jarvis quit his job.

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James Joyner
About James Joyner
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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