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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

Ousted Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi speaks from the defendant's cage as he stands with co-defendants in a makeshift courtroom during a trial hearing in Cairo on Monday, Nov. 3, 2013. (AP Photo/Egyptian Interior Ministry)

Egypt court upholds ban on Muslim Brotherhood

Egypt's Urgent Cases court upheld a government ban on the Muslim Brotherhood on Wednesday, sending yet one more message that the party that staged the mass protests against the military for ousting Mohammed Morsi from the presidency was not welcome. Published November 6, 2013

The Pentagon. (Associated Press) ** FILE **

Pentagon pushes 680 green projects, despite money woes

The Defense Department may be facing significant funding cuts, but not to its green energy program. Fully 680 renewable-energy projects are still moving forward as part of President Obama's vision of a military that's run on clean fuel, despite the spending cutbacks and budget trims that have begun impacting military operations. Published November 6, 2013

This Monday, Nov. 4, 2013 photo provided by American Airlines shows a group of Marines walking through a terminal at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport  during part of their journey back home after a tour of duty in Afghanistan. The Marines were treated like heroes at the airport after a retired Marine and some others were not going to let them make the final leg of their journey to San Diego without thanking them for their service. After the plane they were on taxied underneath an arch of water from fire department hoses in what is called a "water salute,' the 13 Marines walked into the terminal to the sight of a small crowd of cheering USO volunteers, firefighters, police officers and others who work at the airport. (AP Photo/Courtesy of American Airlines, Vic Ysais)

Marines heading home shocked by 'incredibly touching' airport welcome

Marines heading home from Afghanistan were given an impromptu hero's welcome at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport earlier this week — a surprising honor that included cheers, a firetruck water salute and the ceding of several first-class tickets by other passengers.ers. Published November 6, 2013

**FILE** Former Rep. Allen B. West (Associated Press)

Allen West reviews races: GOP can turn back Hillary tide

So the Democrats took Virginia and the moderate Gov. Chris Christie won another term in New Jersey, but Republicans shouldn't cower under progressives' cheers and take an ideological turn to the middle, said tea party favorite and former Florida lawmaker Allen B. West. Published November 6, 2013

Virginia Attorney General Kenneth T. Cuccinelli II, the Republican gubernatorial candidate, delivers his concession speech with his wife, Teiro, during an election-night party in Richmond on Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2013. Mr. Cuccinelli lost to Democrat Terry McAuliffe. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)

Mark Levin goes ballistic on Cuccinelli loss: 'Absolutely appalling'

Noted conservative commentator, legal mind and author Mark R. Levin issued a scathing assessment of the Virginia gubernatorial race, putting the blame for Republican Kenneth T. Cuccinelli II's loss squarely on the shoulders of party elites. Published November 6, 2013

**FILE** A pharmacist at Marquier's Pharmacy in Newark, N.J., holds a bottle of the prescription drug Ritalin on March 26, 1996. Ritalin, manufactured by Ciba Pharmaceuticals based in Summit, N.J., is prescribed for hyperactivity in children but has been abused by some adolescents who take larger quantities to get high. (Associated Press)

Doctors sound alarm on ADHD drugs, diagnoses

Doctors are warning that attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is being diagnosed far too often, resulting in some children taking powerful and risky drugs they don't need. Published November 6, 2013

Sen. Tom Harkin, D-Iowa, right, chairman of the Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee, stands with Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, just after the Senate cleared a major hurdle and agreed to proceed to debate a bill that would prohibit workplace discrimination against gay, bisexual and transgender Americans, at the Capitol in Washington, Monday, Nov. 4, 2013. The bipartisan vote increases the chances that the Senate will pass the bill by week's end, but its prospects in the Republican-led House are dimmer. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

Gay-rights activists turn to Fortune 500s to push LGBT laws

Gay-rights groups frustrated with the slow pace of Congress and energized by the recent gains in same-sex marriage laws have turned to the private sector for help in pushing their agenda, targeting the corporations with the biggest punch — the Fortune 500s. Published November 6, 2013

** FILE ** Joined by New York City Police Chief Raymond Kelly, second from left, first lady Michelle Obama speaks to children while promoting her "Let's Move!" exercise initiative at the Police Athletic League Harlem Center in New York, Thursday, Nov. 18, 2010.  (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

Obama-tied firm won plum $100K ‘Let’s Move’ logo gig, bid-free

No need to bid. A marketing firm with close ties to President Obama and his political campaigns was given the lucrative job of designing Michelle Obama’s “Let’s Move” anti-obesity logo without having to go through the government contract bidding route. Published November 6, 2013