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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

Fox News anchor Bill O'Reilly (Associated Press) ** FILE **

Bill O'Reilly to liberal Christian: Islamic State 'would behead you'

Bill O'Reilly of Fox News took to task a liberal Christian leader who used his television time to suggest that promoting peace via diplomatic discussion could go far in curbing the types of terrorism furthered by the likes of the Islamic State, telling him outright: You're wrong. Published February 20, 2015

A New York City Police Department Smart car is parked in the parking lot of Central Park's precinct, Thursday, Feb. 12, 2015, in New York. The NYPD plans to replace its three-wheeled scooters with Smart cars. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

New York police told to pop breath mints to keep from cursing

Michael Julian, the former deputy commissioner of training for the New York Police Department — who only lasted two months on the job — offered up so many "wacky ideas," like sucking mints to quell cursing, that underlings said they started giving him the nod-and-smile treatment. Published February 20, 2015

Samuel "Joe the Plumber" Wurzelbacher laughs while chatting with the media outside of his home in Holland, Ohio, in 2008. (Associated Press) ** FILE **

Tea Party News Network staffers quit, cite 'despicable practices'

Several Tea Party News Network staffers resigned at once in protest of what they described as the company's "despicable practices," aimed at what they perceived as more for making money that advancing the principles of freedom. Published February 20, 2015

First lady Michelle Obama reacts to a container of pumpkins that were harvested by school children in the annual fall harvest of the White House Kitchen Garden at the White House in Washington, Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh) ** FILE **

Labor Department cafeteria shut down due to rodent feces, flies

Michelle Obama would not be happy. The Labor Department was just forced to shut down its internal cafeteria due to unhealthy standards — specifically, the rodent feces that was found along the floor in one storage room. Published February 19, 2015