A.M. Links: Obama, Reid Were Against Nuclear Option Before They Were For it, Saudi Police Arrest Men For Offering Free Hugs, Miley Cyrus’ Parents Not Worried About Her Drug Use

  • Yesterday, Senate Democrats invoked the so-called nuclear
    option to prevent Republicans from filibustering most
    presidential nominations. Perhaps unsurprisingly, President Obama
    and Sen. Harry Reid (D-Nev.)
    were against the “nuclear option”
    before they were for it.
  • Officials in the Philippines have raised the
    Typhoon Haiyan
    death toll to more than 4,900.  
  • Religious police in
    Saudi Arabia
    have arrested two men for offering free hugs.

  • Miley Cyrus’
    parents are not worried about her drug use.
  • The number of
    homeless people
    in the U.S. has declined for the third year in
    a row.
  • A
    Tennessee county judge
    has said that drug testing judges would
    be a waste of taxpayers’ money.

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from Hit & Run http://reason.com/blog/2013/11/22/am-links-obama-reid-were-against-nucle

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