Open Thread

By NB Staff | June 3, 2013 | 9:56 AM EDT

For general discussion and comment on the news of the day and anything else you'd like.

By NB Staff | May 30, 2013 | 10:52 AM EDT

For general discussion and comment on the news of the day or anything else you'd like.

By NB Staff | May 29, 2013 | 9:13 AM EDT

Today's starter topic: Michele Bachmann, former GOP presidential candidate and long-time member of the House of Representatives from Minnesota has announced that she will not stand for reelection to her seat. What do you think will be next for Bachmann? What would you like to see her do?

By NB Staff | May 27, 2013 | 6:11 AM EDT

Happy Memorial Day to all NB readers. We are glad to honor the sacrifice of those who gave the last measure of devotion protecting this country. Please share your Memorial Day tributes on this post. For the general weekend open thread, click here.

By NB Staff | May 21, 2013 | 10:24 AM EDT

Discuss the news of the day and anything else you'd like.

By NB Staff | May 10, 2013 | 9:37 AM EDT

Today's starter topic: The internal report created by the State Department to figure out what happened during the attacks at the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya is said to have utterly ignored the president and then-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. 

By NB Staff | March 14, 2013 | 7:42 AM EDT

Discuss the news of the day or anything else you'd like. Some possible topics: The new pope or the beginning of the annual Conservative Political Action Conference.

By Ken Shepherd | February 6, 2013 | 1:08 PM EST

Check out this photograph snapped recently in northern Virginia. [h/t MRC's Ed Molchany; posted below page break]

The license plate blurred to protect the guilty. You'll notice this fellow has both an Obama-Biden bumper sticker and a Media Research Center (MRC) "Don't Believe the Liberal Media" bumper sticker. Cognitive dissonance? A family with divided politics? Or is it possible for the liberal media to be too liberal for even some Obama voters' tastes?

By Matthew Sheffield | January 29, 2013 | 9:55 AM EST

Writing at National Review, John Fund has an important piece on the declining power and influence of labor unions. Given their significant contribution to aiding and funding the growth of government, this is a positive trend that deserves to be highlighted amidst much of the negative news that conservatives have faced recently, especially considering that this is truly a historic slide to irrelevance:

By NB Staff | January 1, 2013 | 10:11 AM EST

The folks at NewsBusters wanted to wish all of our readers a very happy, healthy, and prosperous New Year.

By NB Staff | December 27, 2012 | 11:18 AM EST

For general comment and discussion.

By NB Staff | December 21, 2012 | 9:34 AM EST

Well, so much for “Plan B,” House Speaker John Boehner’s proposal to block tax increases on everyone whose annual income is below $1 million. After already being preemtively rejected by Harry Reid in the Senate, House Republicans told Boehner they would not support the effort to raise taxes. This caught everyone by surprise according to NRO’s Robert Costa who was there with an inside account.