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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

This image taken with a mobile phone camera shows people passing a black flag used by Islamic militants and a police cruiser belonging to the Islamic State group in front of the provincial government headquarters in Mosul, 225 miles (360 kilometers) northwest of Baghdad, Iraq, Tuesday, July 15, 2014. The panic that initially gripped Iraq after Sunni militants led by the Islamic State extremist group seized the country's second-largest city, Mosul, and swept across northern and western Iraq has largely subsided.(AP Photo)

ISIL ratchets siege of Christians by starving those in Mosul

Terrorists with the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant — renamed by radical members as the Islamic State — have been withholding basic necessities such as food to Christians and Shiites in the town of Mosul, trying to starve them into conversion or death. Published July 16, 2014

An Israeli policeman secures the site after a rocket fired by Palestinian militants hit Ashdod, Israel, Tuesday, July 15, 2014. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warns Hamas that Israel will intensify its week-long campaign against Gaza militants if Hamas rejects an Egyptian-proposed cease-fire. The truce was supposed to go into effect early on Tuesday morning but the Israeli military says 24 rockets have been fired at Israel from the Hamas-controlled Gaza Strip since the expected start of the cease-fire. (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit)

Benjamin Netanyahu on Hamas: 'Our answer is fire'

Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu sounded a loud alarm on the dashing of a partial peace solution with Hamas after the militant group shot off rockets, in violation of a cease-fire: "Our answer is fire," he said. Published July 16, 2014

Five-year-old Marsha, seen in this KUSA screen grab, is dying of skin cancer.

'Bucket list' created for dog dying of cancer

Five-year-old Marsha is dying from skin cancer, but her new owners say they're going to spend her last days making her happy: moving her through a sort of doggy bucket list. Published July 15, 2014

Former President Bill Clinton gestures during a televised conversation hosted by Bloomberg TV titled "A New Competitive Era: America in the World," on the final day of the annual gathering of the Clinton Global Initiative America, at the Sheraton Downtown, in Denver, Wednesday, June 25, 2014. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley)

Bill Clinton crack on Jews to Jewish-GOPers haunts in new book

An overlooked joke that Bill Clinton told to a crowd of Jewish Republicans about Jews — one that fell flat — has now resurfaced in a new book, biting at the former president as his wife Hillary mulls a run for the White House. Published July 15, 2014

Demonstrators yell to a U.S. Customs and Border Protection officer, Friday, July 4, 2014, outside a U.S. Border Patrol station in Murrieta, Calif. Demonstrators on both sides of the immigration debate had gathered where the agency was foiled earlier this week in an attempt to bus in and process some of the immigrants who have flooded the Texas border with Mexico. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

Arizona the next Murrieta? Protesters prep for bused illegals

Move over Murrieta. Pinal County Sheriff Paul Babeu said a whistleblower at the Department of Homeland Security has alerted that 40 to 60 illegal minor-aged immigrants were due to be dropped at a remote boys camp in the Arizona mountains on Tuesday — and protesters have rallied accordingly. Published July 15, 2014

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon speaks during a meeting on jobs and education at the National Governors Association convention Saturday, July 12, 2014, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)

Missouri governor vetoes bill to arm teachers in schools

Missouri Democrat Gov. Jay Nixon turned aside a legislative attempt to arm select teachers in schools, vetoing a bill that would have put guns in schools and saying he couldn't support such a notion. Published July 15, 2014

** FILE ** This June 18, 2014, file photo, U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents work at a processing facility in Brownsville, Texas. (AP Photo/Eric Gay, Pool, File)

Feds tout deportation of 40 as proof of Obama's border protection

Homeland Security authorities gave a pat on the back to themselves for sending home 40 adults and children who were in the country illegally, claiming the deportations prove that the White House means business — that illegals will in fact be shipped to their countries of origin. Published July 15, 2014