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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 ** New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg speaks during a news conference at Lucky's Cafe in New York, Tuesday, March 12, 2013. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

NYC Mayor Bloomberg’s anti-gun group rally falls flat, as NRA takes over

A recent rally staged by members of New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg's gun-control group fell flat, as nearly 10 times the number of Second Amendment supporters showed up, took over the scene and countered with such a voice that bystanders thought it was actually an NRA-sponsored event. Published September 2, 2013

Dick Cheney's daughters dispute over gay marriage

Mary Cheney, the daughter of former vice president Dick Cheney, isn't pulling any punches when it comes to weighing in on her Senate-hopeful sister Liz's objection to gay marriage, calling her view 100 percent wrong in a blunt Facebook posting picked up by various media. Published September 2, 2013

Syrian minister calls for preemptive strike on America

As the White House dithers on how to respond to the chemical weapons attack unleashed by President Bashar Assad on rebel forces outside Damascus, and delays decision on U.S. military force, some in Syria have struck a more decisive tone: Let’s take preemptive action. Published September 2, 2013

** FILE ** In this Friday, July 13, 2012, file photo, Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi holds a joint news conference with Tunisian President Moncef Marzouki, unseen, at the presidential palace in Cairo, Egypt. Egypt's state news agency said Sunday, Sept. 1, 2013, the country's top prosecutor has referred ousted Islamist President Mohammed Morsi to trial on charges of inciting the killing of opponents protesting outside his palace while he was in office. (AP Photo/Maya Alleruzzo, File)

Egypt’s Mohammed Morsi to face trial for inciting violence

A top prosecutor referred ousted President Mohammed Morsi to face a court trial for inciting violence and standing idly by as his government forces killed protesters outside his office while he sat as Egypt's president. Published September 2, 2013

**FILE** This 1988 photo provided by Bobby Lee shows Kenneth Bae (right) and Mr. Lee together when they were freshmen at the University of Oregon. Bae, detained for nearly six months in North Korea, has been sentenced to 15 years of "compulsory labor" for unspecified crimes against the state, Pyongyang announced on May 2, 2013. (Associated Press/The Register-Guard)

North Korea withdraws invite for U.S. envoy

North Korea changed its mind Friday and pulled back an invitation for a U.S. diplomat to visit and discuss the plight and possible release of a Washington man imprisoned, sentenced to 15 years of hard labor. Published August 30, 2013

** FILE ** In this Sunday, Aug. 4, 2013, file photo released by the Syrian official news agency SANA, Syrian President Bashar Assad delivers a speech at an Iftar dinner with political and religious figures in Damascus, Syria. (AP Photo/SANA, File)

Syria’s Bashar Assad using prisoners as human shields: report

As the international community, including the United States, wrestles with the idea of entering the Syrian conflict with military force, President Bashar Assad has begun moving inmates to potential target areas to act as human shields, British press reported on Friday. Published August 30, 2013

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

Allen West: ‘Let us never forget’ the Benghazi 4 who died in Libya

A coalition of conservatives have joined together for a social media campaign with one clear goal — to compel the White House and Congress to investigate and reveal the events of Sept. 11, 2012, that left four Americans dead in Benghazi, Libya. Published August 30, 2013