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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** Ronald Reagan (Associated Press)

Reagan letter to little girl on sale for $20K

President Ronald Reagan responded personally nearly 30 years ago to an 11-year-old girl's request for help with the homeless by sending a handwritten note and a check for $50 — both of which are now for sale for the price of $20,000. Published June 3, 2014

** FILE ** Virginia Flaggers raise the Confederate battle flag near Interstate 95 in Chester, Va., on Saturday, Sept. 28, 2013. Hundreds gathered in freshly cleared woods for the event, celebrated with a volley fired from the rifles of Confederate re-enactors. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)

Virginia group hoists huge Confederate flag along I-95

The Virginia Flaggers, a group that seeks to honor the Confederate legacy of the South, has hoisted a massive, 20-by-30-foot battle flag along a portion of Interstate 95 near Fredericksburg, about 50 miles south of the nation's capital. Published June 3, 2014

** FILE ** Sen. Barbara Boxer, D-Calif., left, accompanied by Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., speaks during a mews conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, March 6, 2014, following a Senate vote on military sexual assaults. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

Sen. Barbara Boxer: Let's let families take guns from 'unstable' people

Family members ought to be given the lawful authority to confiscate guns from those they deem "unstable" and "violent, Sen. Barbara Boxer said, while pushing her new "Pause for Safety Act" bill that comes in response to the Isla Vista shootings and stabbings. Published June 3, 2014

** FILE ** In this April 9, 2014, file photo, New York Mayor Bill de Blasio gives an interview to The Associated Press on a variety of subjects, including an affordable housing plan, at City Hall in New York. (AP Photo/Jason DeCrow, File)

U.N., New York City align on climate change as chiefs meet for pow-wow

U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon and New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio met this week for a sit-down back-pat for each other's efforts to combat climate change -- a get-together being heralded by diplomats as a sign of the world's readiness to join an international treaty. Published June 3, 2014

Socialist Seattle City Council member Kshama Sawant, right, talks on Monday, June 2, 2014, at City Hall in Seattle. Phased in over the next seven years, Seattle will have the highest minimum wage in America. (AP Photo/, Jordan Stead)

Seattle's socialist council member on $15 minimum-wage hike: 'We did it'

Seattle is now home to the highest-paying, minimum-wage positions in the nation — and the socialist member of the City Council that passed the $15 per hour mandate said it couldn't have happened without the support of hundreds of activists, protesters and area workers. Published June 3, 2014