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Cheryl K. Chumley

Cheryl K. Chumley

Cheryl Chumley is online opinion editor for The Washington Times, the author of “The Devil in DC: Winning Back the Country From the Beast in Washington” and of "Police State USA: How Orwell’s Nightmare is Becoming Our Reality," and a 2008-2009 Robert Novak journalism fellow with The Fund for American Studies. Email her at 

Articles by Cheryl K. Chumley

A boy wearing an historical uniform associated with Venezuelan hero Simon Bolivar salutes while standing next to a poster of the late President Hugo Chavez during a military parade commemorating the one year anniversary of Chavez's death, in Caracas, Venezuela, Wednesday, March 5, 2014. The anniversary of Chavez's death was marked with a mix of street protests and solemn commemorations that reflected deep divisions over the Venezuela he left behind. (AP Photo/Fernando Llano)

Venezuelan lawmaker prays: 'Our Chavez, who art in Heaven'

A Venezuelan lawmaker trying to honor late President Hugo Chavez during a public ceremony rubbed some attendees the wrong way with her rendition of the Lord's Prayer — subbing out God and inserted the Socialist ruler. Published September 3, 2014

FILE - In this June 16, 2014 file photo, demonstrators chant pro-Islamic State group slogans as they carry the group's flags in front of the provincial government headquarters in Mosul, 225 miles (360 kilometers) northwest of Baghdad. The Islamic State group holds roughly a third of Iraq and Syria, including several strategically important cities like Fallujah and Mosul in Iraq and Raqqa in Syria. (AP Photo, File)

Islamic State terrorists kill 770 Iraqi troops: report

The international Human Right Watch reported Wednesday that Islamic State terrorists conducted a mass execution on hundreds of Iraqi troops who were captured at a military base just outside Baghdad. Published September 3, 2014

This undated photo provided by the Vaughn family shows Aaron Vaughn of Virginia Beach, Va. Vaughn, a 30-year-old father of two, was among the Navy SEALs killed Saturday when a rocket-propelled grenade fired by a Taliban insurgent downed their Chinook helicopter en route to a combat mission. (AP Photo/Vaughn Family)

Parents of killed SEAL urge Obama to resign

The parents of a SEAL Team Six member who was killed when his helicopter was shot down over Afghanistan have penned a letter to President Obama, calling into question the commander-in-chief's leadership abilities and saying outright that he ought to resign. Published September 2, 2014

Florida police chief suspended from ticket-writing scandal

A tiny Florida town located between Jacksonville and Gainesville with a national reputation as a speed trap is under fire for a ticket-writing scandal, after police said they were ordered by their chief to write 12 tickets per 12-hour shift, or face punishment. Published September 2, 2014