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Ronald Hart is a syndicated op-ed humorist, award-wining author and TV/radio commentator. His columns are carried in over forty newspapers and online publications including USA Today, Forbes, The Daily Caller, Orange County Register, Dallas News and Panama City News Herald.


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Partying over protection at the Secret Service

In the wake of an ongoing series of embarrassing security breaches, Secret Service Director Julia Pierson resigned last week. She is thinking about going into something new and exciting – like security.

The fence jumper got so far into the White House that he ran into Hillary Clinton's decorator, measuring for new drapes. In addition, a member of the housekeeping staff found evidence that previously undiscovered gunshots had hit the building. Joe Biden was ruled out as the shooter, as he has no shot at the White House.

Joseph Clancy of Comcast Cable was appointed to replace Pierson. Any knife-wielding White House intruders will now have to schedule their assaults "sometime between 9 a.m. and 2 p.m. on Tuesdays or Thursdays," then be frustrated into surrendering.

For those keeping score at home, pencil tips are snapping in frustration. The Secret Service is just another bloated federal agency, like the VA, that's spared from consequences and is even rewarded...full column text

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Columns by Ronald Hart. Ron grew up in Tennessee and began writing a column for his hometown paper in 2002. He attended The University of Memphis and the Institute for Political and Economic Systems at Georgetown University. Ron graduated Magna Cum Laude and was elected student government president. Upon getting his MBA, he went to work for Goldman Sachs. He was appointed to the Tennessee Board of Regents by then Governor Lamar Alexander and is now a private investor. He appears on CNN and has been quoted in numerous publications including the Wall Street Journal. His columns reflect a rare combination of Southern libertarian views and humor. They have been described as "Lewis Grizzard meets P.J. O'Rourke with a dash of Will Roger's horse sense". His columns are carried by 30 newspapers with a total weekly circulation of approximately 1 million readers.