Republican ads feature MS-13, hoping fear will motivate voters

Screenshot from Republican John Rose’s campaign ad ‘Build the Wall,’ which equates all immigration with the Salvadoran gang MS-13. John Rose For Tennessee via YouTube Campaign advertisements appearing for this year’s midterm elections include a stream of Republican campaign ads linking immigration to crime. One-quarter of Republican ads...
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Capitalism Brings Us Together, Authoritarianism Tears Us Apart

Capitalism will not eliminate hatred; the line between good and evil cuts through “the heart of every human being.” Yet capitalism is pointing us in the right direction. As commerce weaves together the lives of people everywhere, the question Solzhenitsyn asked—“who is willing to destroy a piece of...
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ICE, Dispelling Rumors, Says It Won’t Patrol Polling Places

by Blake Paterson Immigration and Customs Enforcement officers will not patrol polling locations on Election Day, an ICE spokeswoman said in response to social media rumors of potential voter intimidation from the federal law enforcement agency. False claims that ICE is interfering at polling locations have cropped up...
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