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And now some fresh pickings from the political grapevine.
We begin with the iron into yesterday's meeting between President Obama and senate Republicans to discuss the country's massive financial woes.
Featured an extravagant lobster launch.
But one person at the table did not -- but.
The president himself.
Senator Susan Collins of Maine tells the daily caller the president abstained.
Apparently because his food taster was not there to try it first quote.
He honestly did look longingly at it but apparently he has to have essentially a -- And I pointed out to him that we were all tasters that if the food had been poisoned all of us would have healed over.
The president has long been rumored to have someone who -- all of his food to make sure it's not dangerous but.
The Secret Service will not confirm that as is the case with most security procedures.
Now for our Friday follow ups a Maryland state senator has crafted a bill inspired by the second -- we told you about.
Who apparently -- his breakfast into the shape of a gun.
Some blogs have called it the toaster pastry gun freedom act.
It restricts the severity of punishment for Maryland students who possess a picture of a gun or something else that resembles a gun.
Josh Welsh was suspended for two days for creating the likeness of a gun with his pop tart.
And finally Argo conspiracy theories earlier this week we told you Iran plans to sue Hollywood for the portrayal of the country in the Oscar winning movie well.
Now Iran's state run TV station is alleging that actor director Ben Affleck.
Is in fact a Covert agent in real life it -- the claim on a story by 9/11 truth or Kevin Barrett who they say they quoted saying quote.
If the makers of Argo are deposed under oath they may be forced to reveal that their film is a Covert operation disguised as a movie.
That is also the plot of -- based.
On the 1979 attack on the US embassy in Iran the article speculates that Affleck could be hanged for treason and war crimes.
It alleges his 2001 box office flop Pearl Harbor was propaganda quote designed to pave the road.
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