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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

George Washington University law professor Jonathan Turley has said that the framers of the Constitution would be shocked by how much power has gravitated to the president. (Associated Press)

John Boehner hires TV's legal star Jonathan Turley to sue Obama

House Speaker John Boehner said he thinks he's found — finally — the attorney who can compel the courts to rein in President Obama on executive action and overreach. He's hired Jonathan Turley, a George Washington professor with an expert understanding of the Constitution. Published November 19, 2014

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon (left) meets with Rev. Starsky Wilson (center) and Rich McClure (right) after swearing the two men in as co-chairs of the 16-member Ferguson Commission in St. Louis Tuesday. The independent commission has been created to study issues that have surfaced since the fatal police shooting of Michael Brown. (Associated Press)

Nixon swears in Ferguson Commission ahead of jury verdict

Tensions remained high Tuesday in Missouri as police, protesters and policymakers prepared for unrest in anticipation of the grand jury's verdict in the August shooting death of teenager Michael Brown by a Ferguson police officer. Published November 18, 2014

Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson (Facebook photo)

Ferguson protesters target Boeing, Anheuser Busch

Ferguson protesters have released a list of target rally sites and intended hits, and among them: Boeing and Anheuser Busch, companies that have little to do with Officer Darren Wilson's August shooting of teen Michael Brown. Published November 18, 2014

Jose Canseco (Associated Press)

Jose Canseco turns to eBay to sell shot-off finger

Baseball's Jose Canseco may have accidentally shot his finger off while cleaning his gun — but he's not letting the limb go to waste. Rather, he's turning to eBay with an offer that he's hoping Yankee fans can't refuse. Published November 18, 2014

Republicans say OK to $120M tax hike on duck hunters

House Republicans said yes in a voice vote to a measure that will, in the end, hike permit costs on duck hunters by $120 million — a substantial amount that at least one conservative group is decrying as actually a tax increase. Published November 18, 2014

In this Monday, Aug. 18, 2014, photo, people stand near a cloud of tear gas in Ferguson, Mo., during protests for the Aug. 9 shooting of unarmed black 18-year-old Michael Brown by a white police officer. (Associated Press)

Ferguson-area police blog warns: 'I'm serious, get a gun'

A social media forum for police — the "St. Louis Coptalk" site — that's frequented by law enforcement agents from Ferguson and surrounding areas includes this dire warning to residents: Go get a gun. Published November 18, 2014

Leo Gontmakher, a marijuana processor with Northwest Cannabis Solutions in Sultan, Wash., smells a bag of marijuana Saturday, Nov. 17, 2014, during the auction at Fireweed Farms in Prosser, Wash. Fireweed Farms auctioned off 300 pounds of marijuana in the first auction of its kind in the state. (AP Photo/The Tri-City Herald, Andrew Jansen)

Marijuana cures cancer? London researchers say cannabis is key

Researchers with the University of London at St. George's said they've discovered cannabis extracts containing the key chemical in marijuana — tetrahydrocannabinol, or THC — actually help with brain cancer when combined with another chemical and radio therapy. Published November 17, 2014