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White Supremacists Share Bomb-Making Materials in Online Chats

Neo-Nazi and White Supremacist groups gather in Shelbyville, Tennessee on October 28, 2017.Wes Bruer/ZUMA This story originally appeared on ProPublica. Right-wing extremists communicating in confidential online chats in recent months have shared scores of documents detailing the manufacture and use of bombs, grenades, mines and other incendiary devices. The documents, which range from instructions on…

The Peculiar Story of the Republican War on Alimony

Nicolaus Czarnecki via ZUMA Bit by bit we’re getting analysis of some of the more peculiar parts of the Republican tax bill. For example, what’s up with eliminating the tax deduction for alimony payments? This one is so minuscule (about $1 billion per year) that you can’t even say it’s because Republicans were scrounging for…