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.
Attorney General Eric Holder has so thoroughly disgraced himself during his occupation of the big chair at the Department of Justice that those extremely rare moments during which he doesn’t sell weapons to Mexican narcoterrorists or perjure himself in front of Congress often go unnoticed. So let me say this: Holder got one right — sort of.
Late last week, President Barack Hussein Obama identified “health insurance” as a Constitutionally guaranteed right. Obama’s accomplices took to the blogosphere to celebrate the newly decreed “right.” And Obama transmitted his proclamation through the White House’s Twitter account.
Join Dr. Ben as he diagnoses the worst ailment America has ever suffered. Get well soon with The Great Eight, from the Personal Liberty Digest™!
It’s fitting that President Barack Obama is vacationing this week with his private-jet-setter cronies in the wealthy Democrats’ enclave of Martha’s Vineyard, Mass. Where better for President “Better Bargain for the Middle Class” to cool his heels than the sort of place where members of the middle class are welcome only if they’re waiting tables or carrying golf bags?
Every promise President Barack Obama and his accomplices have made regarding every major facet of Obamacare has turned out to be as honest as a Lois Lerner deposition. What’s more, thanks to the Democrats’ machinations, they bear none of the risk and none of the cost. If that’s not fraud, then Bernie Madoff was just a misunderstood philanthropist with a slight gambling problem.
Fun with President Geography. Alex Trebek risks it all on final jeopardy. And Piers picks the wrong fight. All this — plus — Abortion Barbie! Presented in 1080 hi-def, FOR FREE! It’s The Great Eight, from the Personal Liberty Digest™!
The defining example of “shock and awe” debuted on the world stage during World War II. Sixty-eight years ago this week, the people of Japan met “Little Boy.” Lest the shock not be awesome enough, 68 years ago tomorrow, the people of Japan met “Fat Man.”
Judging by the defiant attitude Barack Obama and his assorted accomplices, lackeys and lapdog media sock puppets have collectively displayed, it would appear that “phony” is the word they’re sticking with to deflect attention from their unprecedented war on the Bill of Rights — not to mention on our collective sanity.
Pay no attention to the men in the caskets! Barry can’t bowl. And — Democrat racism, SUPERSIZED! All this — plus — Sheila goes to Mars (she thinks)! Presented in 1080 hi-def, FOR FREE! It’s The Great Eight, from the Personal Liberty Digest™!
In a recent opinion piece, prominent Democrat Howard Dean refers to the “so-called Independent Payment Advisory Board” as “essentially a health-care rationing body.” He’s talking about something with which we are all familiar. Dean is admitting that the “death panels” are bad politics incarnate.