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Connie Schultz wonders how Americans can justify Ohio State University paying Urban Meyer over $4 million a year to coach its football team while 18 million children live in poverty in her new column, Homeless Children And Millionaire Coaches:”

Before I weigh in on the heart-stopping salary of Ohio State’s new football coach, let me tell you about the kids I met last Sunday evening.

You may have met them, too. Their names are Arielle and Austin Metzger, and they starred in a “60 Minutes” story by Scott Pelley.

Arielle is 15; her brother is 13. For the past five months, they’ve been living in a truck with their father, Tom. He is an out-of-work carpenter in Florida’s Seminole County, where one-third of America’s homeless families live.

Pelley described how Arielle and Austin eat their meals out of cans, bathe in gas station bathrooms and spend their evenings in libraries — not just for the computers but also for the lights.

Pelley asked the children what it’s like to be a kid in America with no place to call home:

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Two organizations tracking anti-immigrant advertising say they’ve documented more than 700 such ads leading into the 2022 midterms, including attacks against the Biden administration over a so-called “border crisis” and content designed to undermine a vastly popular pathway to citizenship for the nation’s undocumented communities.

The former is particularly shameless considering two of the previous administration’s worst policies largely shutting down the U.S. asylum system, Remain in Mexico and the debunked Title 42 public health order, are still in effect today. But that hasn’t stopped Republicans from lying. And as we get closer to Election Day, we already know it’ll only get worse.

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