Let me see if I understand this. When new people visit USMB they can read anything they want except the Taunting area stuff. You think Breaking News will be a major draw. Seems to me people visit forums to talk after reading breaking news somewhere else. Adding a Breaking News section will just be another place to post politics and current events. I'm not clear on why you guys think the OP section is supposed to draw crowds- maybe it could be moved further down the page. Put whatever the most popular/active forum is on the top.