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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]. 

Articles by Cheryl K. Chumley

FILE - This undated file photo posted by the Raqqa Media Center, a Syrian opposition group, on Monday, June 30, 2014, which has been verified and is consistent with other AP reporting, shows fighters from extremist Islamic State group during a parade in Raqqa, Syria. Activists have reported two cases of stoning this month in the Syrian northern province of Raqqa. The first case of stoning occurred in the town of Tabqa. A day after the July 17, 2014, stoning of Shamseh Mohammed Abdullah, 26, Faddah al-Sayed Ahmad was stoned to death in the provincial capital of Raqqa. (AP Photo/Raqqa Media Center, File)

Women stoned to death for adultery in Syria

Two women were sentenced to death by stoning in a 24-hour period for supposed acts of adultery — verdicts handed down by clerics in Syria affiliated with Islamic State. Published August 11, 2014

** FILE ** Attorneys Natalie Jackson, Benjamin Crump, and Daryl Parks, from left, sit in for the Trayvon Martin family during George Zimmerman's trial in Seminole circuit court in Sanford, Fla. on Saturday, July 13, 2013. Jurors found Zimmerman not guilty of second-degree murder in the fatal shooting of 17-year-old Trayvon in Sanford, Fla. The six-member, all-woman jury deliberated for more than 15 hours over two days before reaching their decision. (AP Photo/Gary W. Green, Pool)

Trayvon Martin's lawyer hired by family of slain St. Louis black man, 18

The same attorney who represented the family of Trayvon Martin — the Florida teen who was killed by George Zimmerman during a confrontation in residential streets — was just hired by the family of the 18-year-old black St. Louis man who was killed this weekend by a police officer. Published August 11, 2014

** FILE ** This July 14, 2014, file photo shows Attorney General Eric Holder speaking at the Justice Department in Washington. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File)

GOP nixes Eric Holder's demand for money for illegals

The Republican-led House has shot down — for yet another time — the Justice Department's request for money to pay for lawyers to represent and defend the scores of illegal minor-age immigrants who've poured into the United States in recent months. Published August 11, 2014

** FILE ** This July 23, 2014, file photo shows former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton as she speaks at Children's Hospital Oakland Research Institute (CHORI) in Oakland, Calif. The Associated Press has tracked the movements and machinations of more than a dozen prospective presidential candidates including Clinton. (AP Photo)

Hillary Clinton blasts Obama over 'stupid' foreign policies plan

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton took a potshot at President Obama and his foreign policies during a recent question-answer session with The Atlantic -- yet another sign of her walk toward the White House in 2016 and her attempt to distance herself from faltering administration practices. Published August 11, 2014

** FILE ** Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass. (Associated Press)

Valerie Jarrett in secret meetings with Elizabeth Warren, author Ed Klein says

New York Times best-selling author and long-time journalist Ed Klein said that Valerie Jarrett has been engaging in secret meetings with Sen. Elizabeth Warren in recent months, giving rise to speculations that the Massachusetts political newcomer is actually the administration's choice to head the White House in 2016. Published August 8, 2014

In God We Trust Illustration by Greg Groesch/The Washington Times

Texas county taxman vows 'In God We Trust' stationary will stay

A Texas county tax assessor doubled down Friday on his decision to add the phrase "In God We Trust" to his office's stationary, telling a "Fox & Friends" host that he's not changing his mind no matter how many complain. Published August 8, 2014

** FILE ** In this April 22, 2013, file photo, television personality Joan Rivers attends the 2013 Matrix New York Women in Communications Awards at the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel, in New York. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)

Joan Rivers: 'Stupid' Palestinians started it, 'deserve to be dead'

Outspoken comic Joan Rivers said she prays that peace prevails in Gaza, but contests the Palestinians have actually exacerbated their civilian death toll by electing Hamas and refusing to leave their homes at the warning of Israeli forces. Published August 8, 2014