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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: The good and bad of Iowa caucuses Commentary: The good and bad of Iowa caucuses
12 weeks ago - - JAY AMBROSE
The Iowa caucuses represented some of the worst in politics, such as big money substituting for big ideas, negative advertising saying more about the advertiser than the target and media concentration on the polls, the polls, the polls. [Read More]
Commentary: How equality can breed poverty Commentary: How equality can breed poverty
14 weeks ago - - JAY AMBROSE
The book’s title was “From Dawn to Decadence,” it was about the past 500 years of Western culture, the author was the brilliant Jacques Barzun, and one topic he discussed was what he called “The Great Switch.” [Read More]
Commentary: Obama speech worth disremembering Commentary: Obama speech worth disremembering
15 weeks ago - - JAY AMBROSE
President Barack Obama had something deceptively close to a humble, confessional moment in has last State of the Union speech. [Read More]
Commentary: Media mistakes that need correcting Commentary: Media mistakes that need correcting
16 weeks ago - - JAY AMBROSE
Get over your horse-race obsession, mass media, and focus more on policy proposals, character and competence in covering the presidential campaigns. [Read More]
Commentary: Much needs fixing in 2016 Commentary: Much needs fixing in 2016
17 weeks ago - - JAY AMBROSE
It’s scarcely all bad, of course. Look inside America and you see plenty of good, but there is another side of us, the disintegrating side. [Read More]
Commentary: The true meaning of Christmas Commentary: The true meaning of Christmas
18 weeks ago - - JAY AMBROSE
The Christmas season isn’t just fret and rush with commercialism watching from on high. It may sometimes seem that way, especially in a society ever less religious and ever more materialistic, but then we witness the special bursts of kindness, generosity, hope and love. [Read More]
Commentary: Fossil fuels hold great human benefits Commentary: Fossil fuels hold great human benefits
19 weeks ago - - JAY AMBROSE
The Paris summit on global warming ended with a triumphant, hands-holding, chipper vow to vastly reduce the world’s use of fossil fuels. Some who would love that are nonetheless furious, saying the whole shebang was a fraud that will do next to nothing. Let's hope so. [Read More]
Commentary: Obama's not so good speech Commentary: Obama's not so good speech
20 weeks ago - - JAY AMBROSE
The question of “if” is an unanswerable one in history. [Read More]
Commentary: Incorrect on political correctness Commentary: Incorrect on political correctness
21 weeks ago - - JAY AMBROSE
Universities in America are getting tough on using words. [Read More]
Commentary: How high business taxes hurt U.S. Commentary: How high business taxes hurt U.S.
22 weeks ago - - JAY AMBROSE
Get in front of progressives, which the American public does daily, and watch out for their punches. You want higher prices? They’ll deliver the uppercut with a smile. Fewer jobs? You bet. Stagnant wages? They will give you those, too. [Read More]
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