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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 Florida state trooper, center, escorts a group of parents to a day care center to pick up their children after a vehicle crashed into the center, Wednesday, April 9, 2014, in Winter Park, Fla. At least 15 people were injured, including children. (AP Photo/John Raoux)

Arrest warrant issued in day care car crash that killed girl, hurt 14

Law enforcement authorities in Florida issued an arrest warrant on Thursday for a man in his mid-20s who they believe is to blame for the tragic car crash that led to the death of one girl at a day care facility and the injuring of 14 other children. Published April 10, 2014

John Wikoff, left, watches as John Elliott plants corn in what was once a rice field, Wednesday, March 19, 2014, in Bay City. "It's disheartening to lose your rice farming and your livelihood," Elliott said. "I hope we can survive this; we had to retool and spend over $250,000 to buy a planter, tractor and equipment." Matagorda County farmers are being forced to downsize their farming operation and change crops, from rice to dry land corn, due to a lack of irrigation water for the third consecutive year from the Colorado River. (AP Photo/Houston Chronicle, Michael Paulsen/File)

U.N. climate alarmism on food supply all bunk, other scientific group says

Scientists who serve on a panel that's sort of the antithesis to the U.N.-tied International Panel on Climate Change — the Nongovernmental International Panel on Climate Change — said the scare-mongering that's been making media rounds about dwindling food supplies due to atmospheric fluctuations is just that, nothing but bunk. Published April 9, 2014

Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee speaks at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) at the Gaylord Hotel in National Harbor, Md., on March 7, 2014. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

Mike Huckabee: 'I'm not homophobic,' I'm biblical

Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee took a firm stand for traditional marriage this week in Iowa, telling a crowd of Faith and Family Coalition attendees that he doesn't care how political history books paint him — when it comes to gay marriage, he stands firmly in the camp of biblical teachings. Published April 9, 2014

Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush participates in a discussion with teachers and administrators at KIPP Academy in northeast Oklahoma City on Tuesday, April 8, 2014. The school received an "A'' grade from the Oklahoma State Department of Education's new A-F grading system and is touted as an example of a successful school in an urban setting with high poverty rates. (AP Photo/The Oklahoman, Jim Beckel)

GOP runs from Jeb Bush's comments on illegal immigrants

Republicans in Congress have publicly rebuked former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush for his comment that illegal immigrants break U.S. border laws only as an "act of love" for their families and shouldn't be treated as felons. Published April 9, 2014

** FILE ** Mayor Rob Ford laughs during a commercial break as he takes part in a live television mayoral debate in Toronto on Wednesday, March 26, 2014. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Nathan Denette)

Rob Ford 'Crackathon' video game lights up Internet: 'Happy cracking!'

Toronto Mayor Rob Ford's admitted crack cocaine use has spurred the creation of a video game that lets players dabble in the political world while picking up marijuana leafs and crack pipes — a so-dubbed "Crackathon" experience that's taken the Internet gaming world by storm. Published April 9, 2014

FILE - In this March 28, 1984, file photo, thousands of Apple Macintosh computers sit on double decked manufacturing lines. Friday, January 24, 2014, marks thirty years after the first Mac computer was introduced, sparking a revolution in computing and in publishing as people began creating fancy newsletters, brochures and other publications from their desktops. (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma, File)

Computer bug alert: 'Heartbleed' could expose millions of credit card numbers

A newly discovered computer bug that was found in software that's used to encrypt sensitive information -- credit card numbers, for instance -- has left millions of Internet users vulnerable, possibly exposing their private passwords and user names, as well as their financial data. Published April 9, 2014

Oscar Pistorius arrives at the high court in Pretoria, South Africa, Wednesday, April 9, 2014. Pistorius is charged with murder for the shooting death of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp on Valentine's Day in 2013. (AP Photo/Themba Hadebe)

Oscar Pistorius: Reeva's blood was 'running down on me'

Oscar Pistorius, the Olympian dubbed the Blade Runner, told the judge who's presiding over his murder trial that he remembers holding his model girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp and feeling her "blood running down on me" as she died. Published April 9, 2014