Open Thread

By NB Staff | June 30, 2012 | 11:45 AM EDT

You know the drill. So drill baby drill!

By Matthew Sheffield | June 27, 2012 | 10:09 AM EDT

Who is Karl Rove? Chances are if you are a regular reader of this site, you are well aware that Rove is a Republican political operative who worked for former president George W. Bush during his time in office and before. 

If you are a liberal protester showing up to protest against Karl Rove, the odds are not that great that you would know who Rove is as this great video below from The Blaze makes quite clear. In interviews with several anti-Rove demonstrators, many of them seem to have no idea who the man they supposedly hate enough to protest is:

By NB Staff | June 26, 2012 | 10:33 AM EDT

If only there was something to talk about...

By NB Staff | June 25, 2012 | 10:23 AM EDT

All eyes are on the Supreme Court today. What are your thoughts and predictions?

By NB Staff | June 23, 2012 | 9:08 AM EDT

With all the issues on the table this weekend, there's got to be plenty for you all to talk about.

Be our guests.

By Matthew Sheffield | June 21, 2012 | 8:34 AM EDT

Now that the White House has claimed executive privilege over a large number of documents, what happens next? Dick Cheney's former lawyer, Shannen Coffin, takes a look at the assertion and its likelihood of standing up in court should the House of Representatives sue to enforce a contempt citation:

By Matthew Sheffield | June 20, 2012 | 9:32 AM EDT

As the science behind the global warming fear machine continues to disintigrate, the many enviro-activist hangers-on who have made hundreds of millions scaring their fellow humans are beginning to realize something: while many politicians like to pretend  in public that they are in favor of stopping the supposed crisis, almost none of them actually ever bother to do much of anything about it. The realization comes in conjunction with the "Rio+20" conference, yet another lavish conference to promote climate alarmism which this time is having trouble getting world leaders to attend:

By Matthew Sheffield | June 19, 2012 | 9:47 AM EDT

Every president when running for reelection comes up with very specific metrics to tout his success. Barack Obama seems to be doing so in a very unusual fashion--completely ignoring the first one-third of his presidency and focusing only on the last two-thirds. Why? Byron York takes a look:

By NB Staff | June 16, 2012 | 9:12 AM EDT

So much to talk about, so little time.

By Matthew Sheffield | June 14, 2012 | 10:38 AM EDT

With its early retirement age and perpetually striking unions, the idea that the average Greek is lazy has a lot of truth to it. But things are not quite as simple as that. In fact, Greeks are a lot more hardworking than you would think. The stereotype is partially true, however:

By Matthew Sheffield | June 13, 2012 | 10:17 AM EDT

When Spike Lee, one of the most notorious racial grievancemongers, admits that people may have legitimate reasons to dislike President Obama, then you know people may be tuning out the media's virtual non-stop campaign to demonize conservatives.

In an interview with GQ magazine, Lee, known primarily for films he made in the 80s and 90s, stated that the bad economy might be reason enough for people to oppose Obama. Unfortunately, he couldn't resist raising the specter of racism entirely:

By Matthew Sheffield | June 11, 2012 | 9:43 AM EDT

First it was former congressman Alan Grayson running a red light right into a bus, now another famous Democrat has gotten in trouble for violating a traffic law in a serious way. Obama Administration Commerce Secretary John Bryson has been cited for a hit and run offense involving an auto accident he had in Los Angeles over the weekend: