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.
Inspired, perhaps, by President Barack Obama’s State of the Union declaration that they’re as important to governing as a motorcycle is to a fish, the U.S. Senate took some action of their own this week.
While the world reacted with shock and dismay at Vladimir Putin’s bold sack of Ukraine, President Barack Obama hit the links. But first he decreed yet another delay in the implementation of what he supposedly considers his crowning achievement: Obamacare.
From Barry to Vlad. Stop saying “period.” And: losing Texas. All this, plus, just Clinton being Clinton. Presented in 1080 hi-def, FOR FREE! It’s The Great Eight, from the Personal Liberty Digest™!
Far from the firestorm enveloping the suddenly Russian-controlled Crimea, the Chinese foreign ministry signaled the Chicoms’ acceptance of Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Ukrainian blitzkrieg.
An appeals court determined last week that schools have a vested interest in ensuring the safest environment possible and can move to quash danger by forbidding students from hyping that internationally despised symbol of intolerance and hate: the American flag.
She’s a terrorist, and she’s real. A reading from the book of—Marx? And: who’s your brother? All this, plus, is that Fred Gwynne? Presented in 1080 hi-def, FOR FREE! It’s The Great Eight, from the Personal Liberty Digest™!
By the time you read this, Arizona Governor Jan Brewer may well have vetoed SB 1062, the “protecting religious liberty” act. And she bloody well should have. Presuming she hasn’t done so already, here are five reasons why she should.
Last month, the Brady bunch sent out a “survey” that it laughably claimed was designed to “… assess and improve (the Brady Campaign’s) efforts to create a nation that is free from gun violence.” Here’s a different take on that “survey.”
The fact that the FCC has retreated from its plan to place monitors in newsrooms across the Nation probably rates a minor celebration. The fact that it even considered trying to place monitors in newsrooms across the country definitely rates major concern.
This is what Obama meant by “year of action?” Too bad, so sad, poor Vlad. And yes, they have those in North Korea. All this, plus, Facebook feels their “pain.” It’s The Great Eight, from the Personal Liberty Digest™!