Defending the Judeo-Christian Ethic, Limited Government, & the American Constitution
Tuesday March 31st 2015

TML Featured Essay


Repointing the Constitution, by Justice Janice Rogers Brown

Subscribe to The Moral Liberal

TML Readership

Page Views: Last 30 Days


1,420,043

Page Views: This Week

335,205

Average Page Views Per Visit

12.43

Thank you for your patronage!

‘Gary S. Smith’

James Madison and the War of 1812

James Madison and the War of 1812

GARY S. SMITH, CENTER FOR VISION & VALUES Presidents Day reflections typically commemorate the exploits of two of our larger than life chief executives whose birthdays we celebrate in February—George Washington and Abraham Lincoln. This piece instead assesses the contributions of a different American colossus—James Madison—and [...]

Buyer Beware: The Value of Near-Death Accounts

Buyer Beware: The Value of Near-Death Accounts

GARY S. SMITH, CENTER FOR VISION & VALUES Religious deception and hucksterism is certainly not a new phenomenon. From Sinclair Lewis’ Elmer Gantry to televangelist Jim Bakker to some proponents of the Prosperity Gospel, fictional and real life examples abound. So the revelation that Kevin Malarkey fabricated his six-year old son’s [...]

Theodore Roosevelt and Veterans Day

Theodore Roosevelt and Veterans Day

Theodore Roosevelt GARY S. SMITH, CENTER FOR VISION & VALUES As we celebrate Veterans Day this year, it is instructive to consider the contributions of our presidents to our nation’s defense and military. Of America’s 43 presidents, 31 have served in the military. Ten, most notably George Washington, Andrew Jackson, Ulysses S. Grant, [...]

“So Help Me God”—The Second Inaugural of Barack Obama

“So Help Me God”—The Second Inaugural of Barack Obama

GARY S. SMITH, CENTER FOR VISION & VALUES On Monday the United States will celebrate one of its great festivals of civil religion as Barack Obama is inaugurated for a second time. Although nothing in the Constitution mandates it (the only things the Constitution specifies are the date and the wording of the oath), the ceremony will [...]

Testimonies of Heaven – Gary S. Smith

Testimonies of Heaven – Gary S. Smith

GARY S. SMITH, CENTER FOR VISION & VALUES Earlier this year I went to the WPXI television studio in Pittsburgh to tape an interview. The technician who escorted me inquired, “What are you here to discuss today?” When I replied, “heaven,” he asked, “Have they found it?” As he correctly reasoned, the discovery of heaven would [...]

 Page 1 of 3  1  2  3 »