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.
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid has done one thing after another to make Americans question his stability. But threatening the Bundys in the wake of the biggest Federal public relations face-plant since at least Ruby Ridge, if not Waco itself, crossed the proverbial bridge too far.
As I watched President Barack Obama interrupt his busy schedule of crimes, misdemeanors and fundraising to address the racist hate group National Action Network’s annual convention, I wondered: Why would Obama bother risking his dwindling popularity by consorting with such debris?
Some paychecks are more equal than others. The Democrats’ $6 billion woman. And: we’re going to need a bigger cat. Presented in 1080 hi-def, FOR FREE! It’s The Great Eight, from the Personal Liberty Digest™!
Although the media love President Barack Obama, he can test the limits of their adoration. And when he does, it falls to White House press secretary Jay Carney to grimace, adjust his ironic hipster glasses and try to soothe the media’s delicate feelings.
I pride myself on my tolerance. I tolerate it when I’m stuck in line at the grocery store behind the guy who’s paying for his malt liquor with pocket change. I tolerate it when my dogs decide to wake me up early on Sunday morning. In fact, I’m so tolerant that I even tolerate the existence of ideas other than mine.
The President cuts back in tough times. Something’s off about the Jarrett-bot. And: ManBearPig, the musical? All this, plus, Shh! Do you smell something? Presented in 1080 hi-def, FOR FREE! It’s The Great Eight, from the Personal Liberty Digest™!
Much like the incompetent, but overconfident, villain in “The Princess Bride,” the Democrats have been caught lying more often than Bill Clinton at a plus-size models’ convention. Yet they continued on their mission to take control of Americans’ personal healthcare decisions.
California State Senator Leland Yee’s name disappeared behind the veil of breathless media coverage of Gwyneth Paltrow’s divorce and the usual Democrat-scripted attempts to excuse the latest fraud to fall out of Obamacare.
Oh, the tangled webs we weave, when we behave like Harry Reid. Presented in 1080 hi-def, FOR FREE! It’s The Great Eight, from the Personal Liberty Digest™!
Although Obamacare has been repeatedly and comprehensively exposed as the biggest fraud in human history, the Democrats’ lust for power has led them to not only deny that President Barack Obama’s lies matter, but that his lies supersede the Bill of Rights.