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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 ** Former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden speaks during a presentation ceremony for the Sam Adams Award in Moscow in this image made from video and released by WikiLeaks on Friday, Oct. 11, 2013. (AP Photo)

Edward Snowden says he’ll testify against U.S. for Germany about spying

Edward Snowden, who fled the United States and obtained asylum in Russia after leaking sensitive National Security Agency information, said that he's more than willing to help Germany's investigation into America's snooping, a German lawmaker reported Friday. Published November 1, 2013

Phil Thiltrickett, an opponent of an abortion, holds a rosary as he prays outside a Planned Parenthood Clinic, Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2013, in San Antonio. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

12 Texas abortion clinics closed as appeals court upholds new law

At least 12 abortion clinics in Texas will have to quit performing the procedure this Friday, the result of an appeals court ruling that determined most of the state's newly legislated restrictions can in fact go into effect right away. Published November 1, 2013

Israeli warplanes blast Hamas tunnel in Gaza, killing 3

Israel defense officers said Friday its warplanes successfully struck a tunnel beneath the Gaza Strip that was used by terrorists, while members of the militant group Hamas said the attack left three Palestinians dead. Published November 1, 2013

** FILE ** Britain's Queen Elizabeth II leaves Buckingham Palace in a horse drawn carriage for the Trooping The Colour parade, at the Horse Guards Parade in London, Saturday, June 15, 2013. (AP Photo/Sang Tan)

Queen Elizabeth decrees crackdown on British press

Queen Elizabeth II signed a charter this week, creating a new watchdog group to oversee the press and make sure reporters and editors don't do a repeat of a recent phone-hacking scandal that saw major news outlets tapping into the private information of celebrities and royals alike. Published October 31, 2013

** FILE ** Former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden speaks during a presentation ceremony for the Sam Adams Award in Moscow in this image made from video and released by WikiLeaks on Friday, Oct. 11, 2013. (AP Photo)

NSA leaker Edward Snowden lands Web job in Russia

Edward Snowden has hung up his hat as a National Security Agency leaker and taken on a new role working for a private website in Russia, the country that's sheltering him from U.S. capture and prosecution. Published October 31, 2013

Hallmark strikes 'gay' from 'Deck the Halls' ornament lyrics

The Christmas carol classic Deck the Hall has new meaning at Hallmark this year, as greeting card executives have censored for their new ornament collection a key word in the song that has been usurped by the gay community. Published October 31, 2013

In a photo originally posted to a county government website, local officials purportedly visit a 100-year-old woman in Anhui province. 
Credit Ningguo Civil Affairs Department via Chinanews.com

Chinese Communists red-faced on propaganda Photoshop failure

A photograph of four Chinese men standing and smiling before a 103-year-old woman at her home was supposed to communicate that the government loves the elderly, but the missing half of one man's body and the bizarre doll-like appearance of the elderly subject sent a different message: epic Photoshop failure. Published October 31, 2013

In this photo taken Monday, Feb. 13, 2012, a mask of Barack Obama, worn by then candidate Obama on "Saturday Night Live," is part of the exhibit, "Every Four Years: Presidential Campaigns and the Press," at the Newseum in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

Obama costume leads Kentucky company to order diversity training

Note to Halloween celebrants: Don't wear the Obama costume. Doing so at work could lead the human resources department to mandate all employees take part in diversity training — which is what happened at a Kentucky medical center this week. Published October 31, 2013