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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: Defending a way of life Commentary: Defending a way of life
11 weeks ago - - JAY AMBROSE
Do we face an interminable assault of Islamist terror, of massive changes in our Western way of life brought on by no sense of safety anyplace? [Read More]
Commentary: Shunning global warming extremists Commentary: Shunning global warming extremists
12 weeks ago - - JAY AMBROSE
It’s on the order of craziness, this scuttling of the XL Keystone pipeline, but that’s not where overreaching global-warming alarmism can do the most harm. [Read More]
Commentary: How do we save education? Commentary: How do we save education?
13 weeks ago - - JAY AMBROSE
Go back a bit and there was President Barack Obama promising us educational utopia. Then move forward some and what you have is a hugely expensive, bureaucratically dumbfounding mix of autocratic, divisive policies. [Read More]
Commentary: A time for progessive pandering Commentary: A time for progessive pandering
17 weeks ago - - JAY AMBROSE
The middle class has been “disappearing” for decades, Sen. Bernie Sanders said the other night — and he’s right, except that he’s wrong. As various experts point out, it has been shrinking not because great numbers got poorer, but because they got richer. [Read More]
Commentary: Gun control is not the answer Commentary: Gun control is not the answer
17 weeks ago - - JAY AMBROSE
It loosened them up some last year, but Russia has had strict gun laws for decades and currently boasts as few as 13 million civilian-owned firearms. That compares to something like 300 million in the United States. [Read More]
Commentary: Is Republican Party plotting electoral suicide in 2016? Commentary: Is Republican Party plotting electoral suicide in 2016?
18 weeks ago - - JAY AMBROSE
Things were shaping up for Republicans in 2016 until the party decided on electoral suicide instead. [Read More]
Commentary: Much atheistic ado about nothing Commentary: Much atheistic ado about nothing
20 weeks ago - - JAY AMBROSE
There’s a New Yorker article that has a provocative title — “All Scientists Should Be Militant Atheists” — but reading the piece makes you think something else, namely that all scientists should have at least some understanding of what they are talking about. [Read More]
Commentary: The travails of a county clerk Commentary: The travails of a county clerk
22 weeks ago - - JAY AMBROSE
Those heaping abuse on her need to get their story right about Kim Davis, the Kentucky county clerk who should have behaved differently in some ways but has never discriminated against homosexuals wanting marriage licenses. [Read More]
Commentary: Venezuela exports lesson on socialism Commentary: Venezuela exports lesson on socialism
23 weeks ago - - JAY AMBROSE
Get sophisticated and smart and care about people, and sure enough, you are soon a socialism fan, aren’t you? [Read More]
Commentary: Maybe we should deport Trump Commentary: Maybe we should deport Trump
25 weeks ago - - JAY AMBROSE
Take the imperative of addressing immigration, shape it into something perverse and ugly, hold it high enough to scare off anyone of a caring, reasonable disposition, and what do you have? Donald Trump, of course. [Read More]
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