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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

In this photo released by the Syrian official news agency SANA, a group of nuns, who were freed after being held by Syrian rebels, greet church officials at the Syrian border town of Jdeidat Yabous, early Monday, March. 10, 2014. Rebels in Syria freed more than a dozen Greek Orthodox nuns on Monday, ending their four-month captivity in exchange for Syrian authorities releasing dozens of female prisoners. The release of the nuns and their helpers, 16 women in all, is a rare successful prisoner-exchange deal between Syrian government authorities and the rebels seeking to overthrow the rule of President Bashar Assad. (AP Photo/SANA)

Bishop in Aleppo: 'We Christians live in fear in Syria'

A Chaldean Catholic bishop serving in Syria says his fellow Christians are under constant siege and fearful of openly following their faith, akin to what's occurring to believers in Iraq. Published March 10, 2014

** FILM ** A promo photo from the TV show "The Dukes of Hazzard" (Courtesy Warner Home Video)

Florida lawmakers move to wipe corrupt 'Boss Hogg' town from map

One town in Florida is reportedly so corrupt — with one police officer for every 25 people, and a long record of issuing traffic tickets simply to raise government revenues — that lawmakers are mulling a plan to wipe it off the map. Published March 10, 2014

This undated identification file photo provided Wednesday, April 3, 2013, by Western Connecticut State University in Danbury, Conn., shows former student Adam Lanza, who authorities said opened fire inside the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., on Friday, Dec. 14, 2012, killing 26 students and educators. (AP Photo/Western Connecticut State University, File)

Adam Lanza's dad: He would've killed me 'in a heartbeat'

The father of Adam Lanza — the 20-year-old who sent on a shooting rampage at Sandy Hook Elementary School after he shot and killed his mother — said in his first public statements on the incident that his son would've killed him, too, had he found the chance. Published March 10, 2014

FILE This 1965 file photo shows actor Max von Sydow as Jesus and John Wayne as the converted centurion in a scene from "The Greatest Story Ever Told." (AP Photo)

'In Jesus name, we pray' sparks ire at Ohio council meeting

The attorney for one Ohio local government body -- the Cuyahoga Falls City Council -- said the Freedom From Religion Foundation has sent a threatening letter over prayers led by the local chaplain that end with mention of Jesus. Published March 7, 2014

Jim Greer, owner of Angus MacGregor's Trading Post, poses with two AR-15 assault rifles at his store, Waldorf, Md., Thursday, September 12, 2013. Greer is moving his gun shop and model train store to Pennsylvania because of Maryland's new gun legislation starting next month. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

Calif. shop facing angry fire pulls 'smart gun' from shelves

A California shop that was about to go down in history as selling the first supposed "smart gun" in America has now done a one-eighty and pulled the product, after customers and Second Amendment activists unleashed a slew of complaints. Published March 7, 2014

High school senior Rachel Canning, 18, appears in Morris County Superior Court in Morristown, N.J., Tuesday, March 4, 2014. Canning is suing her parents for financial support and college tuition after she claims they threw her out of the home. (AP Photo/Daily Record, Bob Karp, Pool)

Rachel Canning revealed: Host let teen throw booze parties

The millionaire lawyer who's letting 18-year-old high-schooler Rachel Canning stay with his family as she sues her parents for money and college tuition allowed her a few years ago to throw a booze-filled party that left her drunk and puking in the streets. Published March 7, 2014