Ben Crystal Archive
Ben Crystal is a 1993 graduate of Davidson College and has burned the better part of the last two decades getting over the damage done by modern-day higher education. He now lives in Savannah, Ga., where he has hosted an award-winning radio talk show and been featured as a political analyst for television. Currently a principal at Saltymoss Productions—a media company specializing in concept television and campaign production, speechwriting and media strategy—Ben has written numerous articles on the subjects of municipal authoritarianism, the economic fallacy of sin taxes and analyses of congressional abuses of power. Email this author.
Now that Congressman Ron Paul has announced that he will no longer be pursuing victories in the remaining Republican primaries, I am left to ponder the increasing likelihood that I’m going to have to get used to saying “President Romney.”
Mitt Romney isn’t a bad guy; he’s just not my guy. I view Romney in much the same way I viewed 2008 GOP nominee Senator John McCain. Like the “maverick,” Romney strikes me as a placeholder. He’s someone who can believably fill the role of nominee without scaring too many people.
Meet the Stooges: Larry, Curly and Barack. Bill Clinton meets another member of the Blue Dress Brigade. Larry Flynt: the latest soldier in the Democrats’ war on women. And the Huffington Post declares jihad on sense. All this — plus — Obama eats dogs. Presented in 1080 hi-def, FOR FREE! It’s The Great Eight, […]
Let’s offer our gratitude to Hunter Rogers. Rogers is a regular kid living a regular life — at least, he was. Then, he ran into an intellectual roadblock: a teachers’ union thug posing as an educator. Last week, he recorded a “teachable moment” and posted it on YouTube.
Last week, an analysis by economist John Lott that appeared in the National Review (and went unremarked upon by the corporate media) revealed that Barack Obama’s 2009 bailout of the auto industry is likely one of the greatest boondoggles of the modern age.
How do you solve a problem like Jeremiah? Biden likes ice cream! You lost on Jeopardy, Chrissy! And nice work, teachers’ unions! All this — plus — Batboy’s revenge! Presented in 1080 hi-def, FOR FREE! It’s The Great Eight, from the Personal Liberty Digest™!
Should you ever visit the U.S. Department of Labor, you’ll have the opportunity to gaze upon an image of the Labor Secretary during a march. Arms linked, the Secretary, Al Sharpton, Jesse Jackson and a coterie of union thugs are marching together.
At first glance, it seemed like a brilliant idea. President Barack Obama, faced with a campaign sinking like CNN’s primetime ratings, abruptly threw his social policy in reverse and “endorsed” same-sex marriage. But that first glance was as wrong as Bill Maher’s stand-up routine.
Obama meets the enemy: himself. Good news/bad news for al-Qaida’s favorite channel. Welcome to West Virginia, Mr. President! And TIME for a new marketing strategy. All this — plus — MANBEARPIG! (Again!) Presented in 1080 hi-def, FOR FREE! It’s The Great Eight, from the Personal Liberty Digest™!
The government is basing a potential intervention into our lives, our refrigerators and even our wallets on a supremely flawed device — the BMI — and the subsequent presumption that Americans are a bunch of fat, lazy couch potatoes who require the government to watch their waistlines.