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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

South Korean soldiers patrol through the military wire fences with hanging national flags at the Imjingak Pavilion near the border village of Panmunjom, which has separated the two Koreas since the Korean War, in Paju, north of Seoul, Tuesday, April 1, 2014. North and South Korea fired hundreds of artillery shells into each other's waters Monday in a flare-up of animosity that forced residents of five front-line South Korean islands to evacuate to shelters for several hours, South Korean officials said. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)

South Korea finds mysterious camera-carrying drone crashed on island

South Korean authorities say they found an unmanned drone that crashed on one of its islands just after its military exchanged hundreds of shells with North Korea — and they suspect the craft was a malicious spy attempt from Kim Jong-un's regime. Published April 1, 2014

Vice President Joe Biden gestures as he speaks at the U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce's 2014 Legislative Summit in Washington, Thursday, March 27, 2014. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster

Joe Biden warns Dems: 'We could lose' to Ted Cruz

Vice President Joseph R. Biden has sent out a call to arms to fellow Democrats, warning in a recent fundraising email that if they don't pony up and pay, the likes of Sen. Ted Cruz could win on Capitol Hill in November. Published March 31, 2014

** FILE ** A Christmas tree frames President Barack Obama as he talks on the phone in the Oval Office, Dec. 12, 2009. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)

Massachusetts townies demand school put 'Christmas' back on calendar

Apparently, Jesus is not the official reason for the season in Norwood, Mass., schools. But town residents have launched a fight, demanding that the school district — which previously subbed out "Christmas" on its student calendar for the more generic term of "winter" — reconsider its decision. Published March 31, 2014

Danes kick off new pro-sex campaign: 'Do it for Denmark!'

Denmark, just ranked as one of the happiest of countries by the United Nations, has now kicked off a campaign that will undoubtedly bolster its image even further on the world stage: Go forth and have sex. Published March 31, 2014

** FILE ** In this July 17, 2013, file photo is the B-17G "Yankee Lady" in front of the old Willow Run Bomber Plant at Willow Run Airport in Ypsilanti Township, Mich. (AP Photo/File)

Secret stealth warplane caught on photo flying over Texas

Two photographers with a passion for planes have snapped between one and three pictures of what they believe is a previously unidentified type of stealth warplane as it streaked through airspace above Texas. Published March 31, 2014

Former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert hugs a friend before a hearing at Tel Aviv's District Court. Monday, March 31, 2014. The court handed down the verdict in the wide-ranging Jerusalem real estate scandal case related to Olmert’s activities before becoming prime minister in 2006. A total of 13 government officials, developers and other businesspeople were charged in three separate schemes. (AP Photo/Dan Balilty, Pool)

Israeli court convicts ex-PM Ehud Olmert on bribery

Israel's former prime minister, Ehud Olmert, 68, was convicted Monday on charges of bribery — a guilty finding that seems the death knell on any thoughts he may have had for a political comeback. Published March 31, 2014

** FILE ** In this May 7, 2013, file photo, Kevin Brown, of Boston, right, places a Teddy bear at a makeshift memorial to the victims of the April 15, 2013, bombings near the Boston Marathon finish line in Boston's Copley Square. (AP Photo/Steven Senne, File)

Boston to mark bombing with library display of running bibs, shoes

Boston Public Library administrators are marking the anniversary of the terrorist attacks on marathon runners with a display of thousands of items from victims and concerned citizens, including some of the bibs and shoes worn during the April 15, 2013, race. Published March 31, 2014

France's far right National Front leader Marine Le Pen, left, arrives at the party headquarters in Nanterre, west of Paris, Sunday, March 30, 2014. (AP Photo/Jacques Brinon)

Socialists in France lose big to center-right in city elections

Socialists in France admit their party just took a big hit in recent municipal elections, as preliminary results show voters took out their frustrations with a lagging economy and opted for more center-right candidates. Published March 31, 2014

** FILE ** Sen. John Barrasso, R-Wyo., and the Senate GOP leadership answer questions following a Republican strategy session on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, May 7, 2013. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., is at right. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

Sen. John Barrasso: White House 'cooking the books' on Obamacare

Sen. John Barrasso has accused the Obama administration — which just claimed more than 6 million Americans have enrolled in Obamacare — of spinning the numbers on the federal health care overhaul and "cooking the books." Published March 31, 2014