Open Thread

By NB Staff | January 12, 2010 | 9:37 AM EST

For general discussion and debate. Possible talking point: Dems to run against Bush...again.

By NB Staff | January 11, 2010 | 9:57 AM EST

For general discussion and debate. Possible talking point: Pantybomber was "singing like a canary" before he lawyered up.

By NB Staff | January 10, 2010 | 8:55 AM EST

After yesterday's snoozers, will we actually have at least ONE good game today?

By NB Staff | January 10, 2010 | 8:52 AM EST

For general discussion and debate. Possible talking point: Harry Reid's remarks.I've been watching CNN this morning, and their take -- not surprising -- is that this is no big deal. They've even read some e-mail messages from viewers claiming that Reid was right, and that we should all just move on. Nothing to see here.How much different would this be if Reid had an "R" next to his name? 

By NB Staff | January 9, 2010 | 9:13 AM EST

Are you ready for some football?

By NB Staff | January 9, 2010 | 9:11 AM EST

For general discussion and debate. Possible talking point: full-body scanners at airports.Does the recent underwear bomber plot justify such a violation of privacy?

By NB Staff | January 8, 2010 | 9:55 AM EST

For general discussion and debate. Possible talking point: the specter of a "catastrophic victory" in 2010.

By NB Staff | January 7, 2010 | 9:25 AM EST

For general discussion and debate. Possible talking point: another hero of the pantybomber saga.

By NB Staff | January 6, 2010 | 9:48 AM EST

For general discussion and debate. Possible talking point: a very frightening graphic.

Entitlement reform is generally considered tantamount to political suicide, so what will it take to avoid this crisis? Raise taxes? Slash other areas of the budget? Privitize?

By NB Staff | January 5, 2010 | 9:36 AM EST

For general discussion and debate. Possible talking point: Pentagon pushes back against Obama's latest national security plan.

By NB Staff | January 4, 2010 | 10:40 AM EST

For general discussion and debate. Possible talking point: a politics of style, not substance.

By NB Staff | January 3, 2010 | 8:27 AM EST

How's the last weekend of the NFL regular season looking? What will today's surprises be?