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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: Time to defend free speech
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Commentary: Time to defend free speech
6 weeks ago - - JAY AMBROSE
Charles Murray, someone who makes his living by thinking and appreciates its grandeur as a guiding force, recently had a firsthand encounter with a mob of college students insisting instead that fury should rule the day. [Read More]
Commentary: Collusion with Russia? No evidence Commentary: Collusion with Russia? No evidence
7 weeks ago - - JAY AMBROSE
He jumped off the cliff again, or, to be literal about it, he tweeted again. President Donald Trump came up with this thing about President Barack Obama spying on him seemingly based on nothing at all, as headlines reminded us. [Read More]
Commentary: Don't let bad undercut good Commentary: Don't let bad undercut good
9 weeks ago - - JAY AMBROSE
One day, President Donald Trump is at a prayer meeting talking about Arnold Schwarzenegger being lousy on TV, and on another, he is naming the brilliant Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster as his national security adviser. [Read More]
Commentary: How to build paranoia Commentary: How to build paranoia
10 weeks ago - - JAY AMBROSE
An Atlantic magazine article by Washington journalist David Frum frets about a coming autocracy engineered by President Donald Trump, and the amazing thing is that the author did not notice the past eight years. [Read More]
Commentary: Order not a Muslim ban Commentary: Order not a Muslim ban
12 weeks ago - - JAY AMBROSE
A big hope when Donald Trump was campaigning to be president was that, if he somehow made it to the White House, wise advisers would control him, and they recently more or less did but failed to be wise. [Read More]
Commentary: An inauguration to remember Commentary: An inauguration to remember
13 weeks ago - - JAY AMBROSE
Everything is pretty much hunky dory, President Barack Obama said in his farewell speech, yet, in his inaugural speech, President Donald Trump said very nearly the opposite. Trump is right. [Read More]
Commentary: Will he make us great again? Commentary: Will he make us great again?
14 weeks ago - - JAY AMBROSE
It is here, it is upon us, it is the utterly, totally, completely impossible presidency of Donald Trump, and he has opportunities galore to rejuvenate the best in this country. Some of his ideas could get us there as he is also reversing the worst of President Barack Obama. [Read More]
Commentary: A farewell address in a bubble Commentary: A farewell address in a bubble
15 weeks ago - - JAY AMBROSE
We did it. In my youth, it would have been unimaginable that we would ever elect a black president. But we came through, and he was extraordinary. [Read More]
Commentary: Obama gets tough with Russia
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Commentary: Obama gets tough with Russia
16 weeks ago - - JAY AMBROSE
Despite sloppy reporting that repeatedly said otherwise, often accompanied by Page 1 headlines, Donald Trump never called for Russia to hack Hillary Clinton’s emails. [Read More]
Commentary: Happy New Year ... or not Commentary: Happy New Year ... or not
16 weeks ago - - JAY AMBROSE
Optimism and hope are for fools, some think, even as we know that without them, too little is tried and too little improves. [Read More]
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