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 Obamacare is the law of the land (at least for the time being), the Federal government has for the first time acquired the authority to penalize (er… tax) the citizenry for behavior the government deems unhealthy.
According to a number of self-described conservatives and Chief Justice John Roberts apologists, Roberts didn’t murder the Constitutional separation of powers that has kept this country from either falling into the sort of state that would welcome back King George III with open arms or devolving into open conflict.
SCOTUS bows to the bad guy. Holder hits the windshield. Who let Biden out? And that’s no terrorist; that’s the President! All this—plus—there aren’t enough onion rings on the planet. Presented in 1080 hi-def, FOR FREE! It’s The Great Eight, from the Personal Liberty Digest™!
In the wake of the Supreme Court’s decision to split the baby on Arizona’s efforts to do the Federal government’s job, Barack Obama bestowed upon us subjects another reminder of his evolving disregard for not only the law, but the Constitution.
President Barack Obama’s chief sock puppet Jay Carney awkwardly attempted to portray the Operation Fast and Furious scandal as a “fishing expedition.” Carney lied, feigned ignorance, sneered, whined and mocked Americans who want answers about Obama’s gift of weapons to Mexican narcoterrorists.
Two years ago, a woman named Elizabeth Lloyd sat down at a picnic table next to a Little League field in Manchester Township, N.J. Not long after, an 11-year-old catcher named Matthew Migliaco began warming up a pitcher in the bullpen next to Lloyd. He hit Lloyd with an errant ball. Now, Lloyd is seeking $150,000 in damages.
Obama and Holder run and hide. Commerce Secretary Bryson finally runs off the road. Lower education at UMD. And it’s sing-along day with the Democrats, kids! All this — plus — it’s hard out there for a millionaire! Presented in 1080 hi-def, FOR FREE! It’s The Great Eight, from the Personal Liberty Digest™!
Recently, New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg infamously burst forth from Gracie Mansion to deliver a new set of culinary commandments to the citizens of the Big Apple. Unfortunately, this sort of nanny-statism is spreading.
Had I been present in the Rose Garden when President Barack Obama issued his royal proclamation decreeing essential amnesty to 1.4 million illegal aliens, I would not have interrupted “his majesty” the way The Daily Caller’s Neil Munro did on Friday.