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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

Duck Dynasty star Jep Robertson (right) was rushed to the hospital after suffering a seizure during a deer hunting trip recently. (Associated Press) ** FILE **

'Duck Dynasty' goes Broadway: Musical in the works as gays protest

"Duck Dynasty" TV show, "Duck Dynasty" coffee cups and posters, one of the "Duck Dynasty" castmates on "Dancing With the Stars" — and now, soon to come: "The Duck Commander Family Musical," starring none other than the cast of the A&E hit reality, the Robertson family. Published November 13, 2014

FILE - In this April 24, 2014, file photo, rancher Cliven Bundy speaks at a news conference near Bunkerville, Nev. A Las Vegas schoolteacher is suing Bundy, blaming him for her injuries and damage to her car in a crash with a Bundy cow on Interstate 15 near Mesquite. (AP Photo/Las Vegas Review-Journal, John Locher, File)

Cliven Bundy: Ranch has been fed-free since armed standoff

Cliven Bundy, the Nevada cattle rancher who engaged in an armed standoff with Bureau of Land Management agents earlier this year, said at least one good thing's come of his showdown: The area's been free and clear of federal authorities in recent weeks. Published November 12, 2014

In this Sunday, March 30, 2014, file photo, Islamic State group militants wave al Qaeda flags as they patrol in a commandeered Iraqi military vehicle in Fallujah, 40 miles (65 kilometers) west of Baghdad, Iraq. (AP Photo, File)

Islamic State's price list: For sale, Christian woman, $63

A recently discovered and interpreted document reveals that the Islamic State has an actual price list it uses to sell the women and children its terrorists take — and that prices vary, depending on age, gender and ethnic background. Published November 12, 2014

First lady Michelle Obama speaks at the Women Veterans Career Development Forum at the Women in Military Service for America Memorial (WIMSA) at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Va., Monday, Nov. 10, 2014. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

Michelle Obama scores $70K in jewelry from Brunei queen

The queen of Brunei gave first lady Michelle Obama $71,468 worth of jewelry in 2013 — just one of numerous high-priced gifts the White House family scored from foreign leaders in recent months. Published November 12, 2014

In this Sept. 19, 2014, file photo, former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton speaks in Washington. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File)

Hillary Clinton crush: 'I want to be your minister of romance'

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has a not-so-secret lovelorn fan. James Corden, a British comedian, made his love for the former first lady known at the recent Carnegie Hall-held Glamour's Women of the Year awards ceremony, which she attended to support her daughter, Chelsea, the New York Post reported. Published November 12, 2014

Chinese President Xi Jinping, right, gestures to U.S. President Barack Obama as they arrive at a lunch banquet in the Great Hall of the People in Beijing Wednesday, Nov. 12, 2014. Obama is on a state visit after attending the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation summit in Beijing. (AP Photo/Greg Baker, Pool)

China's Xi slammed as 'coward for not answering U.S. press'

A joint press conference with President Obama and President Xi Jinping which took the White House weeks to plan didn't go so well, ending with a Fox News reporter tweeting about the Chinese leader: He's a "coward" for dodging questions. Published November 12, 2014

President Barack Obama takes his place on stage as he waits for other world leaders to arrive during the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Summit family photo, Monday, Nov. 10, 2014 in Beijing. Obama is in China to attend the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Summit. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

Obama mocked for APEC attire in China: 'Is this a new 'Star Trek' episode?'

Late-night comedy show host Jon Stewart didn't mince words while remarking on President Obama's choice of attire at the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation summit in China, streaming a video of the commander-in-chief emerging from a car while outright asking: "What the [expletive] is he wearing?" Published November 12, 2014

In this file photo taken Tuesday, Dec. 24, 2013, an Egyptian policeman guards the scene of an explosion at a police headquarters building that killed at least a dozen people, wounded more than 100, and left scores buried under the rubble, in the Nile Delta city of Mansoura, 110 kilometers (70 miles) north of Cairo, Egypt. The militant group Ansar Beit al-Maqdis, which has waged a campaign of bombings and assassinations for months in Egypt, has quickly advanced in weaponry and sophistication of attacks, drawing on the experience of Egyptians who fought in Syria. (AP Photo/Ahmed Ashraf, File)

Islamic State spreads to Egypt and aligns with Ansar Beit al-Maqdis

The Islamic State has reportedly spread its wings and found a like-minded partner in Egypt, Ansar Beit al-Maqdis, which announced its newfound union in a YouTube audio blaming "Jewish agents and their allies" for the suffering of Muslims. Published November 12, 2014

On the last day before Congress takes a five-week summer recess, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., speaks to reporters about Republicans pushing through legislation to launch a campaign-season lawsuit against President Barack Obama, after accusing him of deliberately exceeding the bounds of his constitutional authority, at the Capitol in Washington, Thursday, July 31, 2014. Democrats have branded the effort a political charade and an effort by top Republicans to mollify conservatives who want Obama to be impeached. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite) **FILE**

Nancy Pelosi: It wasn't a GOP 'wave' — it was an 'ebb tide'

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi refused to grant an inch during discussion of the Republican sweep through Election Day, saying the GOP wins were hardly of significant proportion — that they were little more than an "ebb," actually. Published November 12, 2014