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  • Warrant: Zimmerman had 5 guns, ammo when arrested

    11/26/2013 11:55:41 AM PST · by don-o · 83 replies
    AP via ABC ^ | November 26, 2013
    George Zimmerman had five guns and more than 100 rounds of ammunition with him when deputies arrested him earlier this month on domestic violence charges, according to court documents released Tuesday.
  • Seminole deputies arrest George Zimmerman

    11/18/2013 11:22:40 AM PST · by Alissa · 178 replies
    Orlando Sentinel ^ | 18 Nov 2013 | Rene Stutzman and Arelis Hernandez
    George Zimmerman has been arrested and was en route to the Seminole County Jail, according to Sheriff Don Eslinger. It's not clear what happened or what crime he's accused of committing, but just before 1:30 p.m., Eslinger confirmed that Zimmerman had been arrested today and was being driven to the county jail in Sanford. He said more information would be available shortly. WESH-Channel 2 reported that Zimmerman was accused of domestic violence by a girlfriend. The Sheriff's Office, in a short news release, reported that the agency had arrested Zimmerman after being called to a disturbance on Topfield Court in...
  • Obama's Social Security Games Make Case For Private Pensions

    01/16/2013 7:47:45 AM PST · by IBD editorial writer · 3 replies
    Investor's Business Daily ^ | 15 Jan 2012 | Editorial
    Politics: President Obama threatened Social Security checks would be delayed if Congress didn't play ball on the debt ceiling. Once again, he turned pensions into a political football. There are ways to stop this. Americans should know: Social Security payments won't be affected by debt-ceiling talks, and Obama knows it. Still, it's not as if the Social Security system is healthy. In a Page 1 story Monday, IBD's Jed Graham reported that 2013 marks the first year new Social Security retirees will outlive the trust fund. Their benefits will be slashed 25% as the system goes bust in 2033. So...