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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

Big Sur wildfire destroys home of firefighting chief

At least 100 homeowners in the Big Sur, Calif., region were sent packing on Tuesday, as wildfires swept the area and destroyed 15 or so homes — including that of the firefighting chief of the local force. Published December 17, 2013

** FILE ** Tesco, the United Kingdom's biggest supermarket chain, took out full-page newspaper ads on Thursday, Jan. 17, 2013, to apologize for an unwanted ingredient in some of its hamburger: horsemeat. The contrite grocer told customers that "we and our supplier have let you down and we apologize." (AP Photo/Sang Tan)

Horsemeat scandal leads to 20 arrests in France

At least 20 people were arrested in France on Monday in a wide-sweeping police operation that found traders were taking raw horsemeat used in animal experiments and selling it to butchers — who would then sell it to humans to eat. Published December 16, 2013

Rodeo clown at heart of Obama mask flap winning ‘Person of the Year’

The rodeo clown who sparked a national discussion about racism and respect for authority when he wore a mask of President Obama at the Missouri State Fair — in line with the fair's 25-year, traditional nod at the White House — is leading the local vote in an annual Sedalia contest for "Person of the Year." Published December 16, 2013

Border Patrol Agent Brian A. Terry was slain north of the Arizona-Mexico border. (Associated Press)

Issa vows tenacious fight for Operation Fast and Furious truths

Rep. Darrell E. Issa is vowing to keep up the heat in the investigation into Operation Fast and Furious, which led to the death of Border Patrol Agent Brian A. Terry, until accountability is affixed and the family can get closure. Published December 16, 2013