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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 ** The Jan. 20, 2011, file photo shows German Chancellor Angela Merkel using her mobile phone at the German Federal Parliament Bundestag in Berlin. The German Foreign Ministry said Thursday, Oct. 24, 2013, it has summoned the U.S. ambassador in the wake of allegations that American intelligence may have targeted Merkel's cellphone. (AP Photo/Gero Breloer)

Germany summons U.S. ambassador for spy claims

An angry Germany demanded that the U.S. ambassador appear in Berlin on Thursday to address allegations that America's government had tapped into the phone of Chancellor Angela Merkel. Published October 24, 2013

Michigan veteran cleared by court for 'infidel' license plate

A military veteran who wanted to sport a license plate that played on the word “infidel” but was turned down by worried Michigan officials is now cleared for all the politically incorrect driving he wants to do. Published October 22, 2013

Pope Francis delivers his message from his studio window overlooking the crowd gathered in St. Peter's Square during his Angelus prayer, at the Vatican, Sunday, Oct. 20, 2013. During the Angelus the pontiff expressed his closeness to the Philippines for the recent 7.2 magnitude earthquake which left at least 171 people dead. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)

Vatican shuts door on second marriages, minus annulment

With one quick Tuesday statement, the Vatican shot down any ideas among Catholic Church members of remarrying then partaking of Communion absent an annulment — a fire-starter of a pronouncement from a papacy that's been roundly criticized in conservative circles for going soft on gay marriage, abortion and contraception. Published October 22, 2013

Blue Cross-Nebraska hires temp workers to deal with Obamacare

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska has received so many requests from people seeking aid with Obamacare that company heads have turned to the temporary work force and hired extra employees just to deal solely with the enrollment process. Published October 22, 2013

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U.S. beer-maker under fire for 'Dumb Blonde' campaign

The Texas-based Deep Ellum Brewery is under fire from women's rights activists who say the company's marketing campaign for its newest beer — called "Dumb Blonde" — promotes a rape culture. Published October 22, 2013

Fireworks explode over the Palace of Westminster, which houses the British Parliament, as London celebrates the arrival of New Year's Day on Sunday, Jan. 1, 2012. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)

Stammering British lawmaker says he gets no respect

A British lawmaker with a stammering problem says that his speech impediment has caused him to lose political favor and that he's suffered greatly — both personally and in his career — because the twitterings and criticisms of fellow parliamentarians. Published October 22, 2013

** FILE ** Britain's Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne, left, looks at a trading screen as he listens to a staff member of Industrial and Commercial Bank of China Ltd (ICBC) at a trading center during his visit to the ICBC headquarters in Beijing Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2013. (AP Photo/Jason Lee, Pool)

George Osborne: EU is killing U.K. economy

Strike one against the idea of an expanding global economy. British Chancellor George Osborne, who's been credited for getting his country's debt under control and keeping pace with an austere budget, said one looming threat to the steady-as-she-goes economic policy that England has been practicing in recent months is the European Union. Published October 22, 2013