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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 cchumley@washingtontimes.com. 

Articles by Cheryl K. Chumley

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

** FILE ** Texas Gov. Rick Perry. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

Rand Paul to Rick Perry on Iraq: Get some new glasses

A spat over Republican foreign policy that's been brewing between Rand Paul and Rick Perry has taken a turn to the tense, as the Kentucky senator told the Texas governor: Get some new glasses to help with your political viewpoints. Published July 14, 2014

**FILE** Sen. John McCain, Arizona Republican (Associated Press)

Sen. John McCain on illegal child immigrants: Fly them home, now

Sen. John McCain took a strong stance on the scores of illegal immigrants who've been streaming across the U.S. southern border in recent weeks, telling a CNN audience that authorities should fly them home as quickly as they can. Published July 14, 2014

Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, who was held captive by the Taliban for nearly five years, is seen mugging for a picture with an alleged Taliban official in Afghanistan. (Twitter photo @khorasan313)

Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl to return to active duty at Fort Sam Houston

Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, 28, the soldier who was taken by Taliban militants and held prisoner for five years, will return to active military duty as early as Monday at Fort Sam Houston in Texas, The New York Times first reported. Published July 14, 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)

California church handing out 'travel cash' to illegals heading east

A Catholic church in a California community has opened its doors to the influx of illegals making their way across the border, giving temporary shelter — and cash — to 46 of them who were waiting for bus rides to spots around the country. Published July 11, 2014