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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

Longtime rocker Ted Nugent speaks to a crowd of Greg Abbott supporters during a campaign stop in Wichita Falls, Texas on Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2014. Abbott welcomed salty-tongued rocker Ted Nugent to his campaign for Texas governor on Tuesday but claimed ignorance about inflammatory remarks his polarizing surrogate has made on immigration and women. (AP Photo/Wichita Falls Times Record News, Torin Halsey)

Ted Nugent, pre-campaign trail: Obama's a 'subhuman mongrel'

Rocker-turned-Second Amendment activist Ted Nugent, who's just taken to the campaign trail for Texas governor hopeful Greg Abbott, has already irked Democrats with his recent slamming of President Obama as a "subhuman mongrel." Published February 19, 2014

Schindler's factory from Holocaust-era put up for sale

The factory once used by Oskar Schindler to employ an estimated 1,200 Jews in the eastern Czech Republic — saving them from dying in the Nazi gas chamber or starving in a prison camp — has been put up for sale. Published February 19, 2014

A Russian military vessel patrols the waterfront along the Black Sea, Saturday, Feb. 15, 2014, in central Sochi, Russia, home of the 2014 Winter Olympics. (AP Photo/David Goldman)

U.S. warship runs aground en route to Sochi

One of the U.S. Navy ships that was tasked to the Black Sea in case of emergency at the Olympic Games in Sochi never made it — it ran aground as it was pulling into Turkey, a senior U.S. military official said. Published February 18, 2014

** FILE ** Foundations and pilings are all that remain of brick buildings and a boardwalk in Atlantic City, N.J., on Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012, after they were destroyed when a powerful storm that started out as Hurricane Sandy made landfall on the East Coast on Monday night. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

Hurricane Sandy funds diverted to unaffected areas

Almost a third of all the federal tax dollars that were sent to New Jersey for Hurricane Sandy cleanup efforts ended up in areas that were barely touched by the storm, a local newspaper investigation found. Published February 18, 2014

Former President George H.W. Bush and former first lady Barbara Bush listen as, President Bush, accepts the party nomination at the Republican National Convention Thursday, Sept.2, 2004, in New York. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

Kuwaiti criticized for naming son after George H.W. Bush

A Kuwaiti man has come under some fire on social media for choosing to honor George H.W. Bush — the president who helped liberate Kuwait after the Iraq invasion of 1990 — by naming his son after the former leader. Published February 18, 2014

Russia forward Pavel Datsyuk talks with officials in the third period of a men's ice hockey game against the USA at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Saturday, Feb. 15, 2014, in Sochi, Russia. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek)

Russians threaten to kill U.S. hockey game referee

Russians upset at losing to America in the Olympics hockey match-up have gathered about the U.S. Embassy in Moscow, vowing to kill the American hockey referee they blame for their 3-2 shootout loss. Published February 18, 2014

** FILE ** Moroccan actor Mehdi Ouazanni, posing here with a frame from his role as Satan in the popular five-part mini-series "The Bible" during an interview in Casablanca, Morocco, was surprised to wake up one morning and find that that some thought he looked like U.S. President Barack Obama. (AP Photo/Abdeljalil Bounhar)

'Son of God' movie cuts Satan due to Obama likeness

Producers of the new "Son of God" movie — the followup to the highly successful miniseries, "The Bible" — say they've cut out the character of Satan because he looks too much like President Obama. Published February 18, 2014

** FILE ** Lt. Richard Ko sifts through marijuana plants in a field on Wednesday in Sanger, Calif. California narcotics officers have pulled millions fewer pot plants from remote forests than in past years. (Associated Press)

Pro-marijuana activists give up on California for a couple years

Looks like California will likely stay out of the marijuana business for at least the next couple years. The leading strategists who have brought to vote most of the marijuana initiatives seen around the nation since 1996 have put the brakes on a California measure, saying funding is proving an issue. Published February 18, 2014