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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: Saving Supreme Court the right way Commentary: Saving Supreme Court the right way
23 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
24 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
25 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
27 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
28 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
29 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
30 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
31 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
32 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
33 weeks ago - - JAY AMBROSE
The question of “if” is an unanswerable one in history. [Read More]
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