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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 ** Colorado state Sen. Angela Giron, Pueblo Democrat, speaks about the attempt to recall her during a news conference at the Colorado Democratic Party headquarters in Denver on Monday, June 10, 2013. (AP Photo/Ed Andrieski)

Colorado voters come out in droves to recall anti-gun senators

Officially, Colorado residents won’t be voting in the recall of two state senators who supported tighter gun control laws until Tuesday. But if early voting is an indication of how the recall will turn out, then Senate President John Morse and Sen. Angela Giron may need new jobs. Published September 9, 2013

** FILE ** In this March 8, 2012, file photo, Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia speaks at Wesleyan University in Middletown, Conn. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill, File)

Justice Antonin Scalia: ‘I hate the Redskins’

Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia may spend the majority of his workday hours in the nation's capital city, but that doesn't mean he's a fan of the local sports teams. Published September 9, 2013

** FILE ** In this Aug. 30, 2013, file photo Secretary of State John Kerry makes a statement about Syria at the State Department in Washington. Kerry said in a series of interviews on news shows Sunday, Sept. 1, 2013, that the United States now has evidence of sarin gas use in Syria through samples of hair and blood provided to Washington by first responders in Damascus. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

U.S. taxpayers on hook for $1B to Syria — and most intercepted by Assad

While debate swirls among national and international political leaders about the best course of action to take in Syria, the fact is American taxpayers are already on the hook for more than $1 billion in aid for the conflict. Moreover, most of that aid doesn't even reach the intended recipients — the civilians hit hardest by the two-plus years of conflict. Published September 9, 2013

Four shot at N.C. anti-violence vigil

Police on Friday were still hunting the suspects who shot at a crowd of anti-violence rally attendees in North Carolina, injuring four. Published September 6, 2013

German cops raid Christian sect and take custody of 40 kids

About 100 police raided the “Twelve Tribes” Christian-based sect in southern Germany, taking into custody 40 children they claimed were being physically and emotionally abused. The sect members deny that allegation and say they’re being unfairly targeted for their religious beliefs, which include homeschooling and strict Christian teachings. Published September 6, 2013

** FILE ** In this April 13, 2013, file photo, Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel (2) stands on the sideline during the first half of the Aggies' Maroon & White spring NCAA college football game at Kyle Field in College Station, Texas. (AP Photo/Houston Chronicle, Karen Warren, File)

Johnny Manziel is no Tim Tebow, more like Miley Cyrus

Johnny Manziel may have enough quarterbacking Texas A&M star power to land on the cover of Time magazine, but it's his white face and "act black" personna that's taking the sports world by the horns. Published September 6, 2013