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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

Pope Francis waves from his studio window overlooking St. Peter's Square at the Vatican during the Angelus prayer, Sunday, Sept. 7, 2014. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)

Pope walks back Vatican's endorsement of Iraq strikes

Pope Francis -- who seemed to suggest a month ago that airstrikes against the Islamic State was a viable option -- now says otherwise, that war isn't the solution to the terrorist attacks waging through Iraq and Syria. Published September 8, 2014

Country music star Larry Gatlin.

Larry Gatlin to Obama: 'Mr. President, World War III is here'

Country singing-songwriting legend Larry Gatlin recently penned an open letter to the president, calling on the commander-in-chief to act now on the Islamic State, before it's too late, and bluntly telling him: Mr. Obama, the third World War has arrived. Published September 8, 2014

President Barack Obama, left, shakes hands with Cyrus Walker, cousin of White House senior adviser Valerie Jarrett, while golfing at Farm Neck Golf Club in Oak Bluffs, Mass., on the island of Martha's Vineyard, Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014. Obama is vacationing on the island. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)

Obama admits golf after Foley beheading was bad idea, wants vacation from media

President Obama seemed to take one step forward and two steps back in the admission of wrong-doing department, saying that perhaps his golf game in the near-immediate wake of speaking about beheaded American journalist James Foley wasn't the smartest idea -- but then blaming the press. Published September 8, 2014

FILE - In this Feb. 14, 2012 file photo, Joan Rivers tours backstage with her camera crew for E!'s "Fashion Police," before the Badgley Mischka show  during Fashion Week in New York. In the intense, high-stakes world of fashion, Joan Rivers helped change the game. Rivers, the raucous, acid-tongued comedian who crashed the male-dominated realm of late-night talk shows and turned Hollywood red carpets into danger zones for badly dressed celebrities,  died Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014. She was 81. Rivers was hospitalized Aug. 28, after going into cardiac arrest at a doctor's office. (AP Photo/John Minchillo, File)

Joan Rivers' New York clinic under investigation

The New York clinic where Joan Rivers went into cardiac arrest -- the event that precipitated her emergency transfer to a nearby hospital and subsequent coma and death -- is now under investigation, the State Health Department said. Published September 5, 2014

U.S. President Barack Obama listens to the opening comments during a round table meeting of the North Atlantic Council during a NATO summit at the Celtic Manor Resort in Newport, Wales on Friday, Sept. 5, 2014. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo)

Obama's approval falls to 38 percent

Call it the unlucky seven -- that's how many times President Obama's approval rating has now sunk to his administration low of 38 percent, Gallup reported. Published September 5, 2014