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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

Former Rep. Anthony Weiner reacts after sharing a moment with a spectator and her plantains as he takes part in the Dominican Day Parade on New York's Avenue of the Americas on Sunday, Aug. 11, 2013. (Associated Press) ** FILE **

Weiner slip suggests Clinton run for White House

Anthony Weiner acknowledged Monday that his sexting scandals have hurt his wife both personally and professionally — and then he turned around and let slip a statement that could hamper her career once again. Published August 13, 2013

Oprah Winfrey arrives at the Los Angeles premiere of "Lee Daniels' The Butler" at the Regal Cinemas L.A. Live Stadium 14 on Monday, Aug. 12, 2013. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP)

Oprah Winfrey says 'sorry' for Switzerland bag flap

Oprah Winfrey said she's sorry for the media brouhaha she created by speaking to a television reporter about the perceived racism she felt when a sales associate at an upscale shop in Zurich declined to let her see a pricey handbag. Published August 13, 2013

Supporters of Egypt's ousted President Mohammed Morsi attend Friday prayers at a camp near Cairo University in Giza, southwest of Cairo, Egypt, Friday, Aug. 2, 2013. An international human rights group has warned of a "bloodbath" if Egypt's new leadership uses force to end sit-ins by loyalists of the country's ousted president. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil)

Morsi supporter: I'd give my daughter for the cause

Supporters of ousted president Mohammed Morsi aren't showing any signs of ceding the battle to reinstate him as leader, with thousands filling the streets of Egypt on Tuesday, pledging to fight until death. Published August 13, 2013

** FILE ** U.S. District Judge Shira A. Scheindlin is interviewed in her chambers in New York on Friday, May 17, 2013. Judge Scheindlin is presiding over civil rights challenges to the stop-and-frisk practices of the New York Police Department. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

New York City moms to judge: We need stop-and-frisk policy

New York City moms who live in some of the most crime-ridden, toughest neighborhoods say the judge who ruled that the stop-and-frisk police policy was unconstitutional doesn't know what she's talking about. Published August 13, 2013

** FILE ** In this May 19, 2013, file photo, Egyptian border policemen shout at the closed Rafah border crossing between Egypt and the Gaza strip to protest the abduction of their colleagues in Rafah. Rafah, the main crossing point into the Gaza Strip, was closed by policemen that Friday, barring people from going in or out of the Palestinian territory. (AP Photo/Roger Anis, El Shorouk Newspaper)

Al Qaeda vows: 'Islam is coming' to the U.S

A representative of al Qaeda in the Gaza Strip sent a stark warning to Americans during a Sunday interview on WABC Radio in New York: Get ready for Islam. Published August 13, 2013

**FILE** Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio speaks Aug. 8, 2013, in Phoenix regarding the detention officer who was shot earlier that day. Jorge Vargas, 27, was shot to death in his driveway while preparing to leave for work. Arpaio also announced that his deputies would be carrying new AR-15 rifles both on and off duty beginning today. Arpaio issued 400 rifles to his deputies with money seized during drug raids. (Associated Press)

Ariz. Sheriff Arpaio arms deputies with AR−15s

Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio said his department was buying 400 AR−15 assault rifles so his officers have the firepower they needed to "fight back" against criminals, hours after an officer with the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office was gunned down in his driveway. Published August 12, 2013

**FILE** Manuel Ibanez, 84, sells ceramic turtles and crucifixes at the Otay border crossing in Tijuana, Mexico, on July 17, 2008. (Associated Press)

Officials: Mexicans using asylum 'keywords' to cross U.S. border

So many Mexicans at the Otay crossing near San Diego have entered the United States in recent days by using "keywords and phrases" — specifically, "credible fear" of repercussions from drug lords — that the border processing center shut down, officials said. Published August 12, 2013

Britain's Prince Charles and his wife, Camila, Duchess of Cornwall, depart on July 23, 2013, St. Mary's Hospital exclusive Lindo Wing in London, where Kate, Duchess of Cambridge, gave birth to a baby boy on July 22. The Royal couple are expected to head to London's Kensington Palace from the hospital with their newly born son, the third in line to the British throne. (Associated Press)

Prince Charles accused of 'meddling' in politics

Quit meddling. That's the message a news outlet normally loyal to British Prince Charles sent his way after tallying up the times the crown-holder has entered into private meetings with Cabinet officials in the past three years: 36. Published August 12, 2013

People inspect the aftermath of a car bomb attack in Karbala, 50 miles (80 kilometers) south of Baghdad, Iraq, Sunday, Aug. 11, 2013. A wave of car bombings targeting those celebrating the end of Ramadan across Iraq killed scores of people Saturday, a bloody reminder of the inability of Iraqi authorities to stop violence threatening to spiral out of control. (AP Photo)

State Department denounces ‘enemies of Islam’ for car bombings in Iraq

The State Department issued stark condemnation to the parties responsible for killing almost 80 Shiites in Baghdad in weekend bombings that coincided with the end of the Muslim holy period of Ramadan: These attacks were conducted by “enemies of Islam," a spokeswoman said. Published August 12, 2013