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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 [email protected]. 

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President Donald Trump boards Air Force One for a trip to Miami to attend the Republican National Committee winter meetings, Thursday, Jan. 23, 2020, in Andrews Air Force Base, Md. (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci)

Trump rocks March for Life: 'We declare that mothers are heroes'

President Donald Trump, against the backdrop of an impeachment effort that's been ongoing since Democrats realized he was about to be inaugurated, took a timeout from petty partisanship to speak of life -- to make a historic, first-ever-for-a-president personal appearance at the March of Life. And he rocked it. Published January 24, 2020

Joe Rogan discusses his personal politics and position on Alex Jones, Aug. 13, 2019. (Image: YouTube, The Joe Rogan Experience, video screenshot) ** FILE **

Joe Rogan fails to see 'insanely consistent' failures of socialism

Celebrity Joe Rogan, who's capitalized on America's capitalistic system with successes as a comedian, actor and podcast host, said he'd probably vote for Sen. Bernie Sanders for president because the guy's been "insanely consistent" with his, well, socialism. Yes. Just as socialism has been "insanely consistent" as a failed system. Published January 24, 2020

In this image from video, House impeachment manager Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Calif., holds redacted documents as he speaks during the impeachment trial against President Donald Trump in the Senate at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2020. (Senate Television via AP)

Adam Schiff's media fawners cross journalistic lines

In the minds of Republicans, truth-tellers and, um, sane people, Rep. Adam Schiff is the liar, liar, pants on fire guy who's taken his bloviating lying self from the House into the Senate, to orchestrate another theatrical performance of Get Trump. But with so many members of the media carrying his water, he's proving unstoppable. Published January 23, 2020

Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin speaking to members of the media outside the West Wing of the the White House in Washington, Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2020. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

Steven Mnuchin puts Greta Thunberg in her place

It's not that children don't have the right to have their opinions. It's just that children who speak on matters of which they're largely ignorant and completely unschooled shouldn't expect to order sovereign countries around and tell U.S. leaders what to do and dictate radical policies to the world. Published January 23, 2020

Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden speaks during a campaign event at Iowa Central Community College, Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2020, in Fort Dodge, Iowa. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

Joe Biden's remarks show left's insane love for illegals

Joe Biden, the guy who quite a few Democrats want to see as the next president of the United States, said he'd go after Immigration and Customs Enforcement for daring to deport illegals arrested for drunken driving. This is all that's wrong with Democrats, wrapped in a big old Joe Biden bow. Published January 23, 2020

Iranian lawmakers chant anti-American and anti-Israeli slogans to protest against the U.S. killing of Iranian top general Qassem Soleimani, at the start of an open session of parliament in Tehran, Iran, Sunday, Jan. 5, 2020. Soleimani's death Friday in Iraq further heightens tensions between Tehran and Washington after months of trading attacks and threats that put the wider Middle East on edge. (Mohammad Hassanzadeh/Tasnim News Agency via AP)

Democrats, Iran and the $3 million bounty for Trump's head

One of Iran's lawmakers, Ahmad Hamzeh, said in a session of his country's parliament that he'll pay $3 million to anyone who can kill President Donald Trump. Watch for it, wait for it, it won't be long before Democrats go: Well, Trump brought this on himself by pulling America from the Iran nuclear treaty. Published January 22, 2020

U.S. President Donald Trump and Ivanka Trump, right, arrive at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2020. The 50th annual meeting of the forum is taking place in Davos from Jan. 21 until Jan. 24, 2020. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)

Trump, amid radical environmentalists, vows to conserve 'God's creation'

President Donald Trump, speaking in Davos, said the United States will join a One Trillion Trees Initiative aimed at better managing and growing and protecting forestry. Even this isn't likely to sooth the savage beasts called Radical Environmentalists who populated the forum, though. Why not? Trump said he'd do it in God's name. Published January 22, 2020

Swedish environmental activist Greta Thunberg, center, attends the speech of US President Donald Trump during a plenary session of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2020. The 50th annual meeting of the forum will take place in Davos from Jan. 21 until Jan. 24, 2020. (Gian Ehrenzeller/Keystone via AP)

Greta Thunberg gifted global Davos stage to sell climate nonsense

Greta Thunberg, the teenager who is to environmentalism what young David Hogg is to gun control -- meaning, Exploited Because They're Minors Who Push Far Left Delusions -- made an appearance at the World Economic Forum in Davos to plead, once again, for everyone in the world to stop being so mean to Planet Earth. Published January 21, 2020

In this freeze frame made from a video, stage blood covers the iconic "Charging Bull" statue near Wall Street on Monday, Oct. 7, 2019, in New York. Demonstrators say they were protesting against a lack of government action against climate change. (AP Photo/Ted Shaffrey) ** FILE **

Capitalism unfairly branded as doing 'more harm than good'

A new survey of people around the world finds that capitalism is being seen as doing "more harm than good." But if truth be told, it's capitalism and only capitalism that takes into account the wickedness of human hearts -- the natural failings of humans -- and works within that reality to lift individuals and whole nations from poverty. Published January 20, 2020

Hugh Hewitt is among the well-known talk radio hosts who will participate in daylong live broadcast from the White House. (Hugh Hewitt)

Hey, Hugh Hewitt -- conservatives don't vote socialist. Ever.

Hugh Hewitt, a conservative radio host and writer, roiled the media cycles just recently when he said he was going to vote in the Virginia primary for socialist Sen. Bernie Sanders. With all due respect to Hewitt, who's written some fine books and advanced some fine patriotic principles -- conservatives don't vote for socialists. Ever. Published January 20, 2020

Illustration on the persecution of Christians by Alexander Hunter/The Washington Times

Christian persecution on rise: North Korea, Muslims to blame

Once again, of the top ten anti-Christian countries of the world, eight slots go to nations with predominantly Islamic populations. And once again, the news of Islam's radical tendencies will very likely fall on deaf Democrat ears. Published January 18, 2020

Eminem calling for gun control akin to terrorist preaching on peace

Eminem, also known as one rap world's most violently, vulgar lyricists -- and whitest -- just dropped a surprise new album on the music community, accompanied by a video in which he makes a plea for gun control. It's hard to take seriously a guy who makes a living off selling violence as a form of art also calling for an end to violence. Published January 17, 2020

Lev Parnas, a Rudy Giuliani associate with ties to Ukraine, arrives for a bail hearing in federal court, Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2019 in New York. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan) ** FILE **

Lev Parnas, another Democratic impeachment dud

Much ado has been made by MSNBC and The New York Times and the left and the Democrats about the latest, newest, glitziest, golden boy hoped-for impeachment witness, former Rudy Giuliani business associate Lev Parnas. But this guy is a dud like all the rest. Published January 16, 2020

Jon Torsch, center, wears a T-shirt promoting democratic socialism during a gathering of the Southern Maine Democratic Socialists of America at City Hall in Portland, Maine, Monday, July 16, 2018. On the ground in dozens of states, there is new evidence that democratic socialism is taking hold as a significant force in Democratic politics. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

Socialists are coming for your children

Socialists are coming for your school-age children -- and that's no hyperbole. In a post on its website, the Democratic Socialists of America writes, "Why Socialists Should Become Teachers." This is horrifying. America's children are being targeted by forces who stand in utter opposition to all this country represents. Published January 16, 2020

Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., speaks Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2020, during a Democratic presidential primary debate hosted by CNN and the Des Moines Register in Des Moines, Iowa. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

Bernie Sanders, the patriot: 'Our job is to build the United Nations'

Oh boy, this is about as far left on foreign policy as a leftist can get -- and no surprise, it's brought to America courtesy of the socialist-slash-democratic-socialist-slash-independent-slash-Democrat, Bernie Sanders. "Our job," he said, at the final Democrat debate in Iowa, broadcast by CNN, "is to build the United Nations." Wow. Published January 14, 2020

In this Thursday, Nov. 29, 2018, file photo, Vince Vaughn arrives at the American Cinematheque Award ceremony honoring Bradley Cooper at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)

Vince Vaughn talks to Trump, and suffocating left goes nuts

Vince Vaughn, Hollywood actor, dared to chat it up with President Donald Trump at the national championship game in New Orleans. And now the left is going nuts. Call it freedom, Democrat style. Another word for it? Suffocating. Published January 14, 2020

Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., speaks at a rally for Omaha Democratic mayoral candidate Heath Mello, Thursday, April 20, 2017, in Omaha, Neb. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall) ** FILE **

Democrats: Killing patriotism, one child at a time

In the years between the Greatest Generation and now, the values that made America great -- the individual call to duty, honor, faith, family, country -- have been, in the minds and hands of millennials, tossed to the wayside. That's according to a Pew survey that found youth don't see America as the greatest country in the world. Published January 14, 2020

San Francisco District Attorney Chesa Boudin during his swearing in ceremony in San Francisco, Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2020. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

San Fran's newest 'communist' D.A. cleans house of tough prosecutors

Chesa Boudin, San Francisco's newest district attorney, the guy once referred to as "communist" by city sheriffs, kicked off his new law enforcement leadership role by, get this, firing seven of the community's experienced prosecutors -- the ones, notably, known as tough on crime. Published January 13, 2020