Reid triggers ‘nuclear option’ to change rules, prohibit filibusters ( Dem Dictators Take Over) TheHill.com ^ | October 6 2011 | A.Bolton In a shocking development Thursday evening, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) triggered a rarely used procedural option informally called the “nuclear option” to change the Senate rules. The surprise move stunned Republicans, who did not expect Reid to bring heavy artillery to what had been a humdrum knife fight over amendments to China currency legislation. (Excerpt) Read more at thehill.com ... Reid's Its war!!! These commie bastards! The house shouldn't give them shit the rest of Obama's term! No budget or anything. Lock it down.