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JAY AMBROSE

Jay Ambrose is an op-ed columnist for McClatchy-Tribune. Readers may email him at speaktojay@aol.com.

Articles by JAY AMBROSE

Commentary: Journalism's extremes meet in Russia Commentary: Journalism's extremes meet in Russia
40 weeks ago - - JAY AMBROSE
Not just by what they have reported, but in some cases by what they have not reported, journalists have helped tell the story of Russia in modern times. [Read More]
Commentary: State of the presidency - pretty bad Commentary: State of the presidency - pretty bad
42 weeks ago - - JAY AMBROSE
Suppose you are president, you’ve stumbled, fumbled, slipped and crashed, it’s time to give a State of the Union speech and millions will be watching. [Read More]
Commentary: Getting it all wrong about media Commentary: Getting it all wrong about media
43 weeks ago - - JAY AMBROSE
Liberty-shredding impulses reign in some news outlets, such as Salon that is forever taking great leaps leftward and recently did so in a book excerpt. [Read More]
Commentary: NYC's left turn could lead to a crash Commentary: NYC's left turn could lead to a crash
44 weeks ago - - JAY AMBROSE
New York City is a cultural center, a commerce center, a finance center, a media center and every now and then an ideological inanity center. Its voters proved as much in electing as mayor Bill de Blasio, an income equality kind of guy who just could become the next John Lindsay. [Read More]
Commentary: Go west, young druggie Commentary: Go west, young druggie
45 weeks ago - - JAY AMBROSE
I live in Colorado’s Rocky Mountains, and I am high, but wait. I mean that my house is 8,000 feet above sea level, not that I am giddily under the influence of marijuana legally purchased as a result of a historic development ... [Read More]
Commentary: The progressive war on equality Commentary: The progressive war on equality
46 weeks ago - - JAY AMBROSE
Progressives have a new Armageddon, namely income inequality, and, yes, there are some things to be worried about, not least of all what the progressives themselves will do about it. In the end, you see, many are not really egalitarian at all. [Read More]
Commentary: Compromise to the rescue Commentary: Compromise to the rescue
48 weeks ago - - JAY AMBROSE
Washington is trying to rescue itself. The Republican method is too much compromise, although that’s still better than none. President Barack Obama’s strategy is policy sleights of hand and staff shuffles. [Read More]
Commentary: Regulatory bullying? You bet your life Commentary: Regulatory bullying? You bet your life
49 weeks ago - - JAY AMBROSE
As far as I know, President Barack Obama never said that if you like your life insurance options, you can keep them. [Read More]
Commentary: Single-payer system a bad idea
52 weeks ago - - JAY AMBROSE
The progressives’ single-payer solution to Obamacare won’t work any better than the president’s delay of policy cancellations, but there are some ideas that should be pursued. [Read More]
Commentary: JFK showed charisma overrated Commentary: JFK showed charisma overrated
54 weeks ago - - JAY AMBROSE
Say it’s 1960, you are 16, raised by Democrats and fascinated by politics. Because there is someone like John F. Kennedy running for president, you’re also excited. [Read More]
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