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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

**FILE** Samuel Adams Founder and Brewer, Jim Koch, joins the Lexington Minute Men, a group of Revolutionary War re-enactors, in signing a new petition calling for Americans to honor Patriots' Day as a national holiday.  (PRNewsFoto/Samuel Adams, Josh Reynolds/AP Images)

Sam Adams beer brewer nixes St. Patrick's parade that won't allow gays

Boston Beer Co., the maker of the Samuel Adams brew -- and the same company that omitted mentioning God in its Declaration of Independence-based ad -- now faces a new flap: It's pulled its sponsorship from the local St. Paddy's Day parade after learning gay veterans can't participate in it. Published March 14, 2014

** FILE ** In this Tuesday, June 15, 2010, photo, workers at General Motors' Lordstown Assembly plant in Lordstown, Ohio put the final touches on Chevy Cobalts. U.S. safety regulators are demanding that General Motors turn over documents detailing what the company knew when about a dangerous ignition problem that has been linked to 13 car-crash deaths. (AP Photo/Mark Duncan, File)

GM at fault for 303 airbag-related deaths: safety group

General Motors' woes have gotten a bit worse. A safety report shows that airbag deployment issues in 1.6 million recently recalled vehicles possibly contributed to the deaths of 303 people — far greater than GM's reported toll of 12 deaths related to the vehicles. Published March 14, 2014

Army's 'Most Wanted' fugitive on lam since 1977 nabbed in Florida

Authorities have caught one of the U.S. Army's most sought-after fugitives, a 59-year-old man who escaped from Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, in 1977, where he had been serving out a 23-year sentence for premeditated murder and aggravated assault. Published March 14, 2014

Lt. Col Bambang Sudewo, commander of the 5th Air Squadron "Black Mermaids," examines a map following a search operation for the missing Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777 that was conducted over the Strait of Malacca, at Suwondo air base in Medan, North Sumatra, Indonesia, Friday, March 14, 2014. The jetliner vanished nearly a week ago with 239 people aboard. (AP Photo/Binsar Bakkara)

U.S.: Malaysia plane's on-board communications purposely shut down

The latest in the investigation of the mysterious disappearance of the Malaysian aircraft is that U.S. authorities say two communications systems aboard the plane were purposely shut down, 14 minutes apart — bolstering beliefs that Flight 370 did not undergo a sudden and devastating mechanical failure. Published March 14, 2014

An Israeli is positioned at the Israel and Gaza border on Thursday, March 13, 2014. Gaza militants resumed rocket fire toward Israel on Thursday, striking the outskirts of two major cities a day after launching the largest barrage since an eight-day Israeli offensive in late 2012. Israel has responded with a series of airstrikes on militant targets. (AP Photo/Tsafrir Abayov)

Gaza militants offer Israel cease-fire of rocket blasts

Militants in the Gaza Strip offered Israel on Thursday a cease-fire to all rocket blasts, just hours after the Jewish nation unleashed a torrent of attacks that targeted 29 Palestinian sites — many of which were confirmed hits. Published March 13, 2014

British Prime Minister David Cameron talks during a joint press conference following his meeting with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas at his headquarters in the West Bank city of Bethlehem, Thursday, March 13, 2014. (AP Photo/Nasser Nasser)

David Cameron: Tony Blair's not really my friend

Sitting Prime Minister David Cameron took a quick shot at former Prime Minister Tony Blair, bluntly telling the U.K. media that the two were not personally close and could hardly be considered friends. Published March 13, 2014

Secretary of State John F. Kerry says restoration of U.S. military aid to Egypt depends largely Cairo's progress making reforms. (Associated Press)

John Kerry admits Israeli-Palestinian mistrust hits record highs

Secretary of State John Kerry said relations between Israelis and Palestinians have fallen to all-time lows and mistrust among the two peoples have spiked to all-time highs -- and yet, he still says those gaps can be bridged and peace can prevail. Published March 13, 2014