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Trump’s Legal Defense in the Mar-a-Lago Case Is Crumbling

Matt Ford The New Republic
The former president’s hoarding of classified documents is the least complicated of his scandals—and it’s also proving the hardest to dodge. If that were not enough, there is the Al Capone-like tax evasion.

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Where in The U.S. Are You Most Likely to Be Audited by the IRS?

Paul Kiel and Hannah Fresques ProPublica
Humphreys County, Mississippi -- an odd place for the IRS to hunt tax cheats. A rural county in the Mississippi Delta known for catfish farms, more than a third of its mostly African American residents are below the poverty line

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The Real Irs Scandal: Targeting By Class

David Dayen Salon
For all the talk of scandal regarding the IRS targeting groups named “Tea Party” or “Patriot,” it’s not hard to draw an additional lesson from the facts of the case — a pattern that follows the well-worn model of the modern political age: Benefits flow to the rich and the well-connected, with pain for the rest.
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