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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

A protester holds up a sign in front of the Ferguson Police Department Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014, in Ferguson, Mo. Missouri's governor ordered hundreds more state militia into Ferguson on Tuesday, after a night of protests and rioting over a grand jury's decision not to indict police officer Darren Wilson in the fatal shooting of Michael Brown, a case that has inflamed racial tensions in the U.S. (AP Photo/David Goldman)

Darren Wilson's published address in New York Times foments anger

The New York Times sparked widespread anger for a published report on the marriage of Officer Darren Wilson to fellow Ferguson Police officer Barbara Spradling that included the couple's new address and a picture of their new house. Published November 26, 2014

In this Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014, file photo, former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg smiles prior to be conferred with the Chevalier de la Legion d'Honneur by France's Foreign minister Laurent Fabius, at the Quai d'Orsay, in Paris. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus, File)

Michael Bloomberg: Push gun control during Thanksgiving dinner

Michael Bloomberg — dubbed the "Nanny of New York" for his many regulatory attempts to control the health and activities of city dwellers — has now issued some talking points for the Thanksgiving table: Discuss gun control. Published November 26, 2014

This photo provided on Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014, by an anti-Islamic State group and anti-Bashar Assad activist group Raqqa Is Being Slaughtered Silently, which has been authenticated based on its contents and other AP reporting, showa burned cars and damaged buildings on a street after Syrian government forces airstrikes struck a popular market near a museum and an industrial neighborhood in Raqqa city, north Syria. The death toll from a series of Syrian government airstrikes on the Islamic State group's stronghold in northeastern Syria has risen to at least 95, making it one of the deadliest attacks on the city of Raqqa in the past three years. (AP Photo/Raqqa Is Being Slaughtered Silently)

British jihadi skips on U.K. bail and flees to Syria

A British jihadi who once said during an interview with "60 Minutes" that he didn't love his mother because she wasn't Muslim — and who was arrested in September on alleged ties to a terrorist organization — has jumped his bail, skipped past U.K. authorities, and crossed into Islamic State-controlled territory. Published November 26, 2014

Chevy Chase a rambling 'train wreck' at Humane Society gala

Famed comic Chevy Chase gave a somewhat bewildering performance at a recent Humane Society of the United States gala, serving so poorly as a presenter that he was described by one attendee as a rambling "train wreck." Published November 25, 2014

Rafael Cruz, father of Texas Sen. Ted Cruz, speaks during a tea party gathering on Jan. 10, 2014, in Madisonville, Texas. (Associated Press) ** FILE **

Ted Cruz's dad affirms 'God is not finished with America'

Rafael Cruz, preacher and father to Sen. Ted Cruz, said it's high time that Christians rally to take back the nation from atheists and progressives, but to take heart — God is still in charge. Published November 25, 2014

A view of Tower Bridge over the river Thames in London, Thursday, June 19, 2014. London  has never been graced with the elegant arches of Venice or Paris. A new exhibition at Museum of London Docklands wants visitors to look again, peering on, under and even inside the structures spanning the River Thames.   (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)

London Tower Bridge's new glass walkway shattered by beer bottle

London Tower Bridge is falling down — or at least, that was the ostensible fear of pedestrians, who strolled onto the iconic walkway and tourist hotspot and discovered a portion of the newly installed 140-foot-tall glass walkway had been completely shattered. Published November 25, 2014

Slurpees are good to go at a 7-Eleven store in Concord, N.H. But there is no word yet on whether elected officials will be sipping the sweet slushy drink Thursday while discussing tax cuts in the White House at a gathering jokingly dubbed the "Slurpee Summit." (Associated Press)

Obamacare's newest mandate: Post calorie counts of slushies

Obamacare's newest mandates are due for rollout — a requirement for restaurants, bars, grocery stores, and gas stations to list the calorie counts of many foods and drinks they sell, to be overseen by the Food and Drug Administration. Published November 25, 2014