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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

Police investigators on Monday, Aug. 19, 2013, examine the contents of the wallet of a victim of a collision between the passenger ferry MV Thomas Aquinas and the cargo ship Sulpicio Express Siete near Cebu, Philippines, on Friday night. (AP Photo/Bullit Marquez)

Philippines ferry collision death toll rises to 52

The death count from a ferry that crashed and sunk off the coast of the Philippines hit 52 on Monday, as emergency responders found more bodies and brought them to shore. Published August 19, 2013

President Obama speaks at a news conference in the East Room at the White House in Washington on Friday, Aug. 9, 2013. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

Regulation nation: Obama brings 'high water mark' in rules

The nation’s regulatory climate has hit epic highs under President Obama’s White House, despite the administration’s oft-repeated rhetoric of the need to create a freer business atmosphere and open the doors to economic growth. Published August 19, 2013

Scott P. Brown (Associated Press)

Scott Brown mulls White House run: 'I am curious'

Former Sen. Scott Brown says he’s seriously looking at a run for the White House in 2016 and is sending out tentative feelers while on vacation in several Western states to gauge interest. Published August 19, 2013

** FILE ** A small Draganflyer X6 drone is photographed during a test flight in Mesa County, Colo., on Jan. 8, 2009. (Associated Press/Mesa County Sheriff's Department)

Kansas groups demand city ban weapon-carrying drones

A handful of political and activist organizations in Kansas have partnered to request Lawrence government heads protect city residents from drones and legislate against their local use. Published August 19, 2013

President Obama (right) and World Bank President Jim Kim play golf at Vineyard Golf Club in Edgartown, Mass., on Martha's Vineyard on Sunday, Aug. 18, 2013. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)

Obama wraps vacation with final round of golf

President Obama returned to the White House late Sunday, following a week-long family get-away to Martha’s Vineyard – but not before squeezing in one last round of golf. Published August 19, 2013

Rodeo clown who mocked Obama committed 'hate crime,' NAACP says

The rodeo clown at the Missouri state fair who donned a mask of President Obama and mocked about a bull running him over is guilty of a hate crime, the head of the state's NAACP chapter said in a radio show late Thursday. Published August 16, 2013

Illustration: Swat Team.

Texas city sends in SWAT to remove homeowner's property blight

Sustainable farm owners in Arlington, Texas, said SWAT members invaded their home and property under false pretenses -- alleging the family was growing marijuana -- and destroyed fruit and vegetable patches and confiscated 20,400 pounds of material used for the farming operation, all in the name of obliterating what city officials said was blight. Published August 16, 2013

**FILE** A car moves along the Extraterrestrial Highway near Rachel, Nev., on April 10, 2002. The ET highway was established by the Nevada Legislature in 1996 and runs along the eastern border of Area 51, a military base on the Nevada Test Site that the U.S. government has only recently admitted exists. (Associated Press)

CIA finally acknowledges Area 51's existence

The CIA finally acknowledged the existence of the mysterious Area 51 in central Nevada, referencing the site that's been the stuff of conspiracy stories for decades in newly declassified documents made public on Thursday. Published August 16, 2013