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Now some fresh pickings from the political grapevine the government program providing -- to low income Americans has been issuing cell phones.
To dead people.
Congressman Tim Griffin of Arkansas says phones have been sent to deceased relatives of constituents under the lifeline program.
Lifeline has already been criticized for sending multiple phones to one user providing phones to underage residents.
And giving phones to people who do not qualify.
Griffin wants to dial back on that program to provide only land line service and to stop providing lifeline.
To the dead.
When -- CIA director John Brennan took the oath of office Friday he used in original draft of the constitution and 1787.
The White House said -- opted for the constitution instead of -- Bible to quote reaffirm his commitment to the rule of law.
One problem with that symbolic gesture.
In 1787 the constitution did not include the bill of rights.
The bill of rights was ratified four years later.
Blogger Marcy Wheeler pointed out the apparent oversight she writes quote.
The moment at which Brennan took over the CIA happen to exclude in symbolic form though presumably not legally.
The key limits on governmental power that protect American citizens.
Olivier Knox of Yahoo! News -- quote that means no freedom of speech and of the press no right to bear arms no Fourth Amendment ban.
On unreasonable searches and seizures.
Iran says it will sue Hollywood for portraying the country in accurately in the movie Argo.
A high profile French lawyers reportedly meeting with government officials to discuss how to proceed.
Running officials say Argo is pro CIA propaganda and unrealistic.
Although they're short on specifics.
Meantime Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad is taking heat at home for this -- Showing him console -- Hugo Chavez's mother at the dictators funeral last week.
Islamic codes prohibit touching of any kind between on related members of the opposite sex.
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