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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Conspicuously absent from presidential race is not race, but issues
Thankfully, football begins soon. Some don't like filthy locker-room language, cheating, pay-for-play cash changing hands, weekly human violence, physical injuries, and money wasted on education, so we turn off the nightly election news and watch college football instead.
Absent from this presidential race has been one thing we might regret: discussion of the issues. Obamacare has been a disaster, with health care exchanges closing, insurance companies pulling out and our premiums "soaring 18 percent to 23 percent across the country" (per the Wall Street Journal). Hillary Clinton is running on this issue while Donald Trump spends his time insulting a mother and war heroes.
Then there's the debt. Obama came to office with $10 trillion in national debt. He will double it, adding more than all previous 43 presidents combined. No one talks about this. Our nation was founded on "Give me liberty, or give me death." Now the mantra seems to be, "Give me free stuff or you're...full column text
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