Americans should be deeply concerned about our “sick-care” health system. The system is designed to withhold the best medicines, medical devices, and operations until their health deteriorates, and then belatedly, rescue care is offered.

President Joe Biden recently passed his six-month mark in the White House. It might end up being the high-water mark of his presidency.

Western Maryland and the Potomac Highlands had hot, humid weather contrasted with a few pleasantly cool days in July. Besides the sound of chirping crickets, will the final month of meteorological summer dish out pleasant mountain temperatures and refreshing showers or will Mother Nature pre…

In the Book of Matthew, Jesus is asked: “Master, which is the great commandment in the law?” He answers: “Thou shalt love the Lord thy God with all thy heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy mind.” But the second admonition, Jesus adds, “is like unto it, Thou shalt love thy neighbor …

DEAR DR. FOX: Back around 1970, I was working with Ralston Purina as a communications consultant. If I remember correctly, we interviewed you, and you shared a theory about visualization as a way for a pet owner to communicate with her/his dog. Does this sound right? I want to share your ide…

When I was about 10 years old, I had a big, full-color map of our solar system that I used to plot imaginary courses through space.

“Freedom of speech is the air that any thinker breathes; it’s the fuel that ignites the fire of an intellectual’s thoughts.” Raif Badawi dared to write such things in Saudi Arabia. And he exercised his own freedom of speech, asking questions about faith and challenging extremism in that coun…

Perhaps you recall the eminent “Judge Starr” of Republican legend and song, a pious Christian avatar of justice and sexual propriety. Back when he was dutifully investigating President Bill Clinton’s sex life — “our job is to do our job,” he’d tell TV crews staking out his suburban driveway,…

There’s no doubt that left-wing culture warriors have done great harm to the Democratic cause. Some of it is mere foolishness. I’ve never forgotten being chided at a college talk several years ago for using the word “murderess” to describe a character in my book “Widow’s Web” who shot her hu…

As the last presidential election approached, one could sense that something was wrong with the polls. The race felt tighter than the polls indicated, and specifically, Joe Biden’s solid lead in the polls felt less solid than the surveys suggested. As they had in 2016, pollsters appeared on …

In the 1950s there was a quiz show called “To Tell the Truth.” It has been reborn several times but retained its original format. A celebrity panel would try to discover which one of three contestants was telling the truth, as all claimed to be the same person with identical backgrounds.

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