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Closing Argument

Entering the home stretch of the presidential campaign, it’s becoming less and less of a question that the president is the underdog in this race. Poll after poll and projection after projection shows him behind Democratic nominee Joe Biden, with the conventional wisdom hardening and seemingly across the board. As of this writing, the RCP …

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Election Reflection

Election Reflection Views on Voting, Parties, and Politics By: Penina Nussbaum The 2020 general election is expected to be one of the most consequential in the history of the United States. Policy platforms of the two major parties have become more polarized than ever. The presidential and vice presidential candidates elicit strong feelings on both …

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Driven By Concern

Each morning, afternoon, and evening, they spangle Lakewood’s congested streets, transporting our most precious commodity. Behind the large steering wheel of each school bus sits a driver who must keep a sharp eye simultaneously on the road in front of them and on the lively children chattering behind them. Does your daughter’s driver frown at …

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The Chol Hamoed Trip Guide

Just six interminable months ago, the Voice of Lakewood was forced to scrap its biannual trip guide a week before Pesach. As the then-popular joke went, for Chol Hamoed every family was going on a super-exciting trip—to the back porch. With the entire world shuttered, packed amusement parks with lines as long as Route Nine, …

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