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.
Former President Clinton wasn’t warming up the crowd for Obama; he was warming up the crowd for future President Clinton. Most of the Democrats have yet to realize it, but Clinton’s speech was no warm-up for the re-coronation of Obama. It was the opening salvo for Hillary 2016.
They were looking for some votes to steal. They were in a bind; Obama’s way behind. But they’re not willing to make any deals. Presented in 1080 hi-def, FOR FREE! It’s The Great Eight, from the Personal Liberty Digest™!
The quadrennial Democratic National Convention is in full swing in Charlotte, N.C. Even the so-called “Occupy” vermin have escaped their parents’ basements, packed up their bongs and their brass knuckles, and headed for the heart of the Tar Heel State.
Great achievement greatly inspires me. Great injustice greatly outrages me. And everything in between is just plain funny. Hence, today’s view from outside the asylum.
No hurricane will scare Obama… away from the links. The Democrats come unglued while the Republicans party. And no, Barack, you didn’t build that either. All this, plus — Joe Biden: everybody’s All-American? Presented in 1080 hi-def, FOR FREE! It’s The Great Eight, from the Personal Liberty Digest™!
Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa isn’t a particularly noteworthy fellow in his own right. Despite serving as the mayor of the Nation’s second-largest city, Villaraigosa is a virtual unknown outside Democratic Party flacks and pro-illegal alien hate groups.
In HBO’s “The Newsroom,” anchor Will McAvoy struggles with a career built on merely reporting the news and his internal desire to excoriate everyone who doesn’t share his contempt for himself and his country. In a recent episode, he lambasted the Tea Party.
Welcome to Chicago, the Brady Campaign’s idea of Utopia. Chicago’s city authorities have tried desperately to restrict gun ownership by every means at their disposal. And what an idyllic paradise Chicago has become as a result — provided you ignore all the violent crime.
Obama “needed a good teacher.” At least SOMEONE knows what Todd Akin is talking about. Also: bad touching with Crazy Joe Biden. All this — plus — Julie as your FEMA Director! Presented in 1080 hi-def, FOR FREE! It’s The Great Eight, from the Personal Liberty Digest™!
Israel needs to stand alone. I understand the value of maintaining friendly ties with the lone legitimate republic in the Mideast. But there is a wide gulf between backing up an ally and diving in front of bullets on their behalf every time some hopped-up Haji decides to take a shot at them.