- Speaker John Boehner signed
up for Obamacare; he’ll see his monthly premium double even
with a federal contribution. A special election for a vacant House
seat in Florida
could provide an example of how voters will react to
- All US troops could be
leaving Afghanistan next year after all, as the Afghan president is
declining to sign a security agreement that would keep some of them
there after the planned combat troop withdrawal in 2014.
- A group of bipartisan senators is
drafting legislation on new sanctions against Iran, just in
- An actress from Texas accused of sending ricin to President
Obama and other public figures in an attempt to frame her husband
take a plea deal from prosecutors.
- The commander of the Free Syrian Army
says the rebel group will not join January peace talks in
Geneva. He wants weapons for his fighters instead.
- Anti-government protesters in Bangkok have
seized portions of several state buildings in month-long
demonstrations against Thailand’s prime minister.
- A UN deputy secretary general
warned that the Central African Republic is descending into
“complete chaos.” France will
send 1,000 troops for a planned UN mission in the country.
- Bitcoin Black Friday is a
thing this year.
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from Hit & Run http://reason.com/blog/2013/11/26/am-links-john-boehner-signs-up-for-obama