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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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Why de Blasio tries to run Uber off the road

The story of Uber in New York City unmasks the reality of the Democrats: politicians beholden not to the citizens' best interests, but to their own. If your city makes it hard for Uber to do business, you have corrupt or corruptible politicians.

Until he was embarrassed by universal outrage and tweets from Ashton Kutcher to Kate Upton, uber-liberal New York Mayor Bill de Blasio nefariously tried to regulate Uber cars out of Gotham. He took $550,000 in donations from the monopoly cab companies to protect them from competition. He even put the head of his taxi campaign fundraising in charge of regulating taxis, which include Uber, confirming that the top priority of liberal Democrats is using their regulatory powers to serve themselves and their donors, not consumers.

De Blasio touches all the leftist bases. For example, he married a black onetime self-identified lesbian. She is reportedly no longer a lesbian but, suspiciously, she still drives a Subaru. They have a...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.