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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

** FILE ** New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg speaks during a news conference at Lucky's Cafe in New York, Tuesday, March 12, 2013. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

Mayor Bloomberg blows $650M of own money on NYC in 12 years

Mayor Michael Bloomberg has spent about $650 million of his own money to various New York City causes over his 12-year reign — a shocking amount that nonetheless pales in comparison to his net worth, about $27 billion. Published December 30, 2013

**FILE** President Obama pauses while speaking about his signature health care law in the Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House on Nov. 14, 2013. (Associated Press)

DNC tries to drum up dollars with Obama 'impeachment' fears

The Democratic National Committee is trying to jumpstart some fundraising flurry by using fear, suggesting that if party faithfuls don't give — and give big for the upcoming elections — President Obama could very well face impeachment. Published December 30, 2013

Afghan women walk on a snow covered street in Kabul, Afghanistan, Monday, Dec. 30, 2013. Kabul has been experiencing below freezing weather and snow. (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul)

America speaks: Get out of Afghanistan, most say

Only 17 percent of Americans now support the ongoing military operations in Afghanistan, with the vast majority saying the United States should get out and go home. Published December 30, 2013

**FILE** President Obama is greeted by then-Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and former President Bill Clinton for his ceremonial swearing-in on Capitol Hill in Washington on Jan. 21, 2013, during the 57th Presidential Inauguration. (Associated Press)

Obama and Hillary Clinton most admired man and woman? Gallup says so

Among the sea of recent polls that show President Obama is falling big time with the American people — due in part to Obamacare blunders and in part to his dishonesty about the health care rollout — now comes Gallup with a ray of light: He's still the most admired. Published December 30, 2013

1,250 bags of heroin seized by the Massachusetts State Police.

'Obama Care' heroin seized by police

Four people pulled over for traffic violations early Friday while driving a Massachusetts highway now face drug charges after police discovered and seized 1,250 bags of suspected heroin in the vehicle – that had been labeled “Obama Care” in large red letters. Published December 20, 2013

Image: Facebook, Rachel Washburn

Cheerleader-to-soldier: Philly Eagles girl turns in pom-poms for rifle

Rachel Washburn, 25, was a cheerleader with the Philadelphia Eagles when she decided a career shift was in order. So she traded in her pom-poms and signed on the dotted Army contract line — and she’s since been serving as an intelligence officer with a special ops combat unit in Afghanistan. Published December 20, 2013

Former NBA basketball star Dennis Rodman speaks to North Korean basketball players during a practice session in Pyongyang, North Korea on Friday, Dec. 20, 2013. Rodman selected the members of the North Korean team who will play in Pyongyang against visiting NBA stars on Jan. 8, 2014, the birthday of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un. (AP Photo/David Guttenfelder)

Dennis Rodman can’t get U.S. basketball stars to go to North Korea: ‘They’re still afraid’

So Dennis Rodman is in North Korea, trying to train select basketball players for an exhibition game against former U.S. greats on Jan. 8, for dictator Kim Jong-un's birthday. Meanwhile, Mr. Rodman is putting together a roster of 12 he wants from America to come play. But there's just one problem: He can't get the American players to agree to travel to the regime. Published December 20, 2013

This undated handout photo provided by the U.S. Air Force shows Maj. Gen. Michael J. Carey.  Investigators say the Air Force general, fired in October as commander of the U.S. land-based nuclear missile force, engaged in "inappropriate behavior" while in Russia, including heavy drinking and rudeness to his hosts. (AP Photo/US Air Force)

U.S. nuclear general boozed it up, chased ‘hot women’ in Russia: report

Details from a just-released Inspector General's report show that a U.S. general who was in charge of nuclear weapons stocks, but was suspended because of unbecoming behavior, actually chased "hot women" in Moscow, drank large amounts of alcohol and generally made a fool of himself in front of foreign delegates. Published December 20, 2013