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The Chicago mobster's lawyers also argued that it was somehow unfair to convict someone for a tax crime when other bigger charges couldn't be made to stick; and he was brought down in part by an incompetent attorney who handed over incriminating information to the feds.

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Plenty of economic basket-cases abroad -- Venezuela, Argentina, Italy pre-euro -- provide vivid examples of what can happen when politicians get control of the printing press.

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Memo to all those supposed law-and-order fans out there, including in the White House: The United States is currently on track to notch the fewest prosecutions of white-collar and public corruption crimes on record.

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"None of my allegedly fake tax returns ever got audited by the IRS" is a peculiar defense.

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While apprehensions along the Southwest border have picked up in the last several months, year to date, we're still well below the historical average.

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Sessions and other Trump officials argue that these forced family separations are no different from other cases where (non-immigrant) criminal parents are separated from their kids through a jail sentence. That's bogus.

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Another sign that the job market is healing.

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A look at Trump's other alleged evidence of "unprecedented" economic gains: the stock market.

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That almost never happens.

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Republicans today are nostalgic for an era when they were nostalgic for an even earlier era.

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