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.
According to Weekly Standard editor Bill Kristol, by offering yet another extension to the sign-up date for Obamacare, “President Obama has given us a gift.” But Obamacare is no gift. And those who cheer it as such forget the millions of Americans whose holidays Obamacare ruined.
The arrival of a new year often brings not only a chance to reflect on the year that just ducked out the back door, but also to make the usual empty promises we call “New Year’s resolutions.” Being the ruminative sort, I considered the New Year’s resolutions President Barack Obama might make were he the resolution-making sort.
Another bloody Christmas in Baghdad. The eco-loons flunk geography. And, harvesting lettuce with a tank? All this – plus – that’s a bloody big head. It’s The Great Eight, from the Personal Liberty Digest™!
On Dec. 19, the Department of Health and Human Services announced a partial delay in the individual mandate portion of the massive government overreach. This delay affects the millions of Americans whose policies were canceled by Obamacare’s ludicrous regulations.
Organizing for Action says we should all #GetTalking about enrolling in Obamacare this Christmas. Bah humbug! But we can get political, and we can do it without sacrificing Christmas cheer. And I’m going to help. Just sing along with this jaunty little jingle and satisfy the whole family.
Firing Phil Robertson. It’s not the worst lie Obama has told. And, it’s nice to see “Screech” getting work. All this, plus, keep your hands to yourself, Joe. Presented in 1080 hi-def, FOR FREE! It’s The Great Eight, from the Personal Liberty Digest™!
As of this moment, Obama has the approval of only 43 percent of his employers. Presuming the Democrats are correct in believing that a majority trumps everything, then I have some very bad news for President Barack Obama and his peeps: You’re done.
President Barack Obama’s signature achievement coughed up more reminders late last week that it would probably work just as well had it been implemented by whoever writes all those kicky one-liners for Vice President Joe Biden.
At least, it has at the Personal Liberty Digest Studios; where Ben Crystal takes a look back at 2013: the year that really was. Presented in 1080 hi-def, FOR FREE! It’s The Great Eight, from the Personal Liberty Digest™!
No matter what your opinion of Nelson Mandela, you can’t argue that he was super-duper famous. His funeral was the biggest-ticket event of year. If a man’s measure can be taken by his funeral, then Mandela leaves the world with a gaping hole in its A-list photo ops that not even Jay-Z can fill.