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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

A Ukrainian armored personnel carrier is stationed behind the gate of a military base in the port of Kerch, Ukraine, Monday, March 3, 2014. Pro-Russian troops controlled a ferry terminal on the easternmost tip of Ukraine's Crimea region close to Russia on Monday, intensifying fears that Moscow will send even more troops into the strategic Black Sea region in its tense dispute with its Slavic neighbor. (AP Photo/Darko Vojinovic)

Ukraine mobilizes: 'This is a red alert' of war

Ukrainian interim Prime Minister Arsenly Yatsenyuk issued a blunt assessment of Russia's military force invasion and subsequent blockage of military bases: This is war. Published March 3, 2014

Mark Ndesandjo, one of President Barack Obama's half-siblings, attends a news conference for his new book "Nairobi to Shenzhen" with the background written "Obama" in Chinese characters, in Guangzhou, southern city of China Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2009. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)

Obama's half-brother: Barack acted 'too black' during youth

When Kenyan-born Mark Obama Ndesandjo first met his half-brother, Barack Obama, one of his initial impressions was that the man who would go on to become president of the United States was just "too black," he said, in an interview with Newsmax. Published February 28, 2014

FILE - In this Nov. 23, 2013 file photo, Florida Democratic Congressional candidate Alex Sink works the phone in Clearwater, Fla. Obamacare is on the ballot in a big way in a competitive House race in Florida that offers a preview of the nationwide campaign for Congress this fall. (AP Photo/Steve Nesius, File)

Democrat slammed for stereotyping immigrants as maids

Democrat Alex Sink, who's seeking a congressional seat from Florida, made a political misstep this week when she publicly wondered about the fate of chambermaid positions if immigration reform doesn't quickly pass. Published February 28, 2014

FILE - In this  Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2014, file photo, Yahoo president and CEO Marissa Mayer speaks during a keynote address at the International Consumer Electronics Show, in Las Vegas. Yahoo said Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014, that usernames and passwords of its email customers have been stolen and used to access accounts, but the company isn't saying how many accounts have been affected. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson, File)

Yahoo webcam users beware: Brit intel may have your naked pics

The British agency that heads up the country's government surveillance has captured still images from hundreds of Yahoo webcam chats from between 2008 and 2010 — some of which included the images of naked users. Published February 28, 2014

North Korean trainers direct dolphins performing at a dolphinarium in Pyongyang, North Korea, Friday, Feb. 28, 2014.   (AP Photo/Vincent Yu)

PETA demands inquiry as SeaWorld dolphin bites girl, 9

People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals has demanded that the Department of Agriculture investigate SeaWorld in San Antonio after a little girl, 9, was bitten by a dolphin she was allowed to pat. Published February 28, 2014

Taco stand cook saves boy, 4, from would-be kidnapper

A quick-thinking, fast-acting taco cook working a local restaurant in California is being hailed as a hero for chasing down a would-be kidnapper and rescuing a 4-year-old boy from his grasp. Published February 28, 2014

Vice President Joe Biden pauses as he speaks to media during a meeting with representatives of student groups, Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2014, in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building on the White House Complex in Washington, as part of the Campus Sexual Assault Task Force. At right is Jessica Bennett from University of Maryland in College Park, Md. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

Joe Biden reveals Obama freeze-out over gay gaffe

Vice President Joseph R. Biden admitted that President Obama and other White House staffers practically froze him out of all internal discussions and wiped their hands clean of him after he made a political gaffe about gay marriage. Published February 28, 2014

TSA agents man the checkpoint for pre-cleared passengers at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport on Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2014 in Atlanta. (AP Photo/Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Kent D. Johnson) ** FILE **

TSA agent puzzled by D.C. ID: 'Do you have a U.S.' ID?

A Transportation Security Administration worker threw a traveler for a loop after scrutinizing her valid driver's license from Washington, D.C., and then asking her: Do you have something from the United States? Published February 28, 2014

Unidentified armed man patrols a square in front of the airport in Simferopol, Ukraine, Friday, Feb. 28, 2014. Dozens of armed men in military uniforms without markings patroled the airport in the capital of Ukraine's strategic Crimea region on Friday as tensions in the country's Russian-speaking southeast escalated. (AP Photo/Andrew Lubimov)

Russian gunmen take up spots at main Crimea airport

Russians armed with guns and wearing military uniforms stormed into Crimea's main airport and took up positions on Friday, at the same time reports surfaced that Russia's naval forces took control of a second airport in Sevastopol. Published February 28, 2014

Jenny Beth Martin, co-founder of Tea Party Patriots (Associated Press)

Happy birthday, tea party: Movement turns 5 years old

Five years ago today, tea party protesters rose up and took to the streets in more than 30 cities around the nation — and in remembrance, the grassroots is kicking off a big birthday bash in downtown Washington, D.C. Published February 27, 2014