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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Capitalism amid sex, drugs at Bonnaroo
Every few years, I attend Bonnaroo, yielding to an unexplained allure. Bonnaroo is a fantastic series of concerts on a 700-acre farm between Nashville and Chattanooga, Tenn. It is like an annual Woodstock, where modern-day hippies and music lovers camp for four days and watch top bands play. I do not camp, however. As I came to discover, camping outdoors involves the outdoors, and I do not like discomfort in any form. The outdoors is best left outdoors.
I was initially told that Bonnaroo is a made-up word that means nothing, like "lollapalooza" or "congressional ethics." Later, I found out that the word is Cajun slang for "fun."
Bonnaroo is attended mostly by folks adorned with nose rings and tattoos, wearing bathing suits that they really should have reconsidered. Although I am steadfastly against more government, I really think some of these women should apply for a permit to wear a two-piece. Bill Clinton could chair the committee to review applicants; he'd like...full column text
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