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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: Hypocrisy on free speech Commentary: Hypocrisy on free speech
10 weeks ago - - JAY AMBROSE
If politicians had to cease being hypocritical, there would be no politics, and for all its sins, we need politics. But if something as big as freedom of speech is on the line, maybe it’s time to use the H-word in reference to some of the guilty and to argue against vitiating the First Amendment. [Read More]
Commentary: Is United States falling apart? Commentary: Is United States falling apart?
12 weeks ago - - JAY AMBROSE
You look out right now at the presidential contests and the startling, dismaying probabilities, and it’s hard not to wonder if something dramatically wrong isn’t happening to America. It is. Too many things are falling apart. [Read More]
Commentary: Marco Rubio's the answer Commentary: Marco Rubio's the answer
13 weeks ago - - JAY AMBROSE
It’s not going to be easy to stop Donald Trump from winning the Republican nomination and probably then losing to the trick-a-day, policy-confused Hillary Clinton or doing something else to make us tremble. [Read More]
Commentary: Saving Supreme Court the right way Commentary: Saving Supreme Court the right way
14 weeks ago - - JAY AMBROSE
Go for it, Senate Republicans, but not the wrong way. Aim to cling to the legacy of the great, recently departed Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia. [Read More]
Commentary: Let's hear it for DDT Commentary: Let's hear it for DDT
15 weeks ago - - JAY AMBROSE
Warrior greenies, get out of the way. You’ve done enormous hurt in this world, and it’s time to allow people their health, their lives and a chance to fight back more effectively against mosquitoes. [Read More]
Commentary: The good and bad of Iowa caucuses Commentary: The good and bad of Iowa caucuses
16 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
18 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
19 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
20 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
21 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]
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