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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: Companies like Uber could give us an uber future Commentary: Companies like Uber could give us an uber future
2 weeks ago - - JAY AMBROSE
“Uber” is a German word generally used in English to mean “super,” and I am here to argue that nothing is more uber for building an economy than innovative entrepreneurship and that few entrepreneurial companies these days are more uber than Uber. [Read More]
Commentary: Wisconsin's workers get new rights Commentary: Wisconsin's workers get new rights
3 weeks ago - - JAY AMBROSE
Gov. Scott Walker of Wisconsin has signed a measure freeing workers in his state from having to pay union dues if they want to keep their jobs, naturally enough upsetting labor honchos wanting to grab every worker nickel they can. [Read More]
Commentary: Less freedom and more danger Commentary: Less freedom and more danger
4 weeks ago - - JAY AMBROSE
As the last two years of his tenure move toward their conclusion, President Barack Obama’s increasingly probable legacy could be a nuclear-armed Iran and a striking diminution of rule of law and American freedoms. [Read More]
Commentary: Don't let Obama help you buy a car Commentary: Don't let Obama help you buy a car
8 weeks ago - - JAY AMBROSE
Suppose you get a one-time bonus at work and decide to buy a car you cannot possibly afford with an incredible interest rate. [Read More]
Commentary: Netanyahu invitation isn't out of line Commentary: Netanyahu invitation isn't out of line
9 weeks ago - - JAY AMBROSE
In one constitutionally dubious, unilateral action after another over the years, President Barack Obama has shown that he thinks the U.S. government is him, him and — wait, a minute, is there a third party, maybe? Yes, it is him. [Read More]
Commentary: Cutesy speech ignored entitlements Commentary: Cutesy speech ignored entitlements
10 weeks ago - - JAY AMBROSE
Unbelievable. President Obama, among the most divisive presidents in our recent history, gives an also divisive State of the Union speech, taking credit for things he did not do, producing a laundry list of mostly bad things he plans and at the end sounding oh, so nice. [Read More]
Commentary: Obama best when he stays out of way Commentary: Obama best when he stays out of way
12 weeks ago - - JAY AMBROSE
For most of his six years in office, President Barack Obama utilized virtually every means a Keynesian imagination can cook up to give us the worst economic recovery since World War II. [Read More]
Commentary: 2014 decisions that made things worse Commentary: 2014 decisions that made things worse
13 weeks ago - - JAY AMBROSE
So, 2014 is done for. It was a year that happily ended with a pickup in the economy and other blessings but also had its excruciating moments and sometimes something making those moments and others in the further past worse: inappropriate or overreaching reactions. [Read More]
Commentary: The demise of The New Republic? Commentary: The demise of The New Republic?
15 weeks ago - - JAY AMBROSE
Arthur Schlesinger Jr., in a 1965 book called “Fifty Years of The New Republic,” recounts how Walter Lippmann, on his way to being one of the truly great names in American journalism, wrote an excited letter in 1914 to Van Wyck Brooks, on his own way to greatness as a literary historian. [Read More]
Commentary: Dearth of campus conservatism Commentary: Dearth of campus conservatism
15 weeks ago - - JAY AMBROSE
The leftists are coming, the leftists are coming. No, wait. I am wrong. They are already here, not least of all in our universities where they co-exist with post-modernists and very few conservatives. Phooey on diversity, they say, and then they do other things. [Read More]
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