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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 ** An AV-8B Harrier jet, piloted by U.S. Marine Capt. Andrew D'Ambrogi of Marine Attack Squadron 211, comes in for a landing at Auxiliary Airfield II, a simulated amphibious assault ship flight deck, on the Barry M. Goldwater Range in Yuma, Ariz., on Sept. 12, 2008. (AP Photo/U.S. Marine Corps, Cpl. T.M. Stewman)

U.S. Navy on Great Barrier Reef bomb drop: Don’t worry, no harm done

The U.S. Navy said on Monday that divers are investigating whether they can salvage the four unarmed bombs dumped by U.S. fighter jets into Australia's Great Barrier Reef Marine Park — but in the meantime, not to worry. The ordnance is not a big threat to the environment. Published July 21, 2013

Muslim Brotherhood: We’re ‘willing to die’ for Morsi

A leading Muslim Brotherhood spokesman said Friday the group would die before giving in and ceding leadership of the ailing nation to the interim president who was appointed after Mohammed Morsi's ouster. Published July 19, 2013

** FILE ** Trayvon Martin, a Florida teen who was shot and killed in February 2012 while unarmed, is pictured in an undated photo. (Associated Press)

Iran’s mullahs demand justice for Trayvon Martin

Iran's foreign ministry entered the George Zimmerman debate on Friday, scorning the not-guilty murder decision and criticizing America for obvious and widespread discrimination. Published July 19, 2013

** FILE ** This photo from Feb. 11, 2009, shows an owner beginning to write a text message on his cellphone in Los Angeles. (Associated Press)

N.J. high court rules police need warrant to track cellphones

The New Jersey Supreme Court decided unanimously on Thursday that police can't track suspects by tapping into their cellphone data without first obtaining a warrant — a ruling that some legal experts say will reverberate across the nation. Published July 19, 2013

Progressives: Free college for everyone; debt is ‘racial issue’

A panel of progressive-minded ideologues speaking at Generation Progress’ 2013 Making Progress Summit earlier this week in Washington, D.C., found common ground on a couple of key facets of federal student loans: First, they’re racist. Published July 19, 2013

** FILE ** "The Howdy Doody Show" with the late Buffalo Bob Smith and Howdy Doody. (Associated Press)

Detroit hits dire straits — may have to sell Howdy Doody

A bankrupt Detroit may have to turn to museum artifacts to make financial ends meet, and financial managers are looking first to hit up the Institute of Arts — and sell off an original Howdy Doody puppet that could fetch half a million dollars at auction. Published July 19, 2013

George Zimmerman leaves Seminole Circuit Court with his family on Saturday, July 13, 2013, in Sanford, Fla., after a jury found him not guilty of second-degree murder in the fatal shooting of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin. (AP Photo/Joe Burbank, Pool)

Zimmerman's handgun held by police on Justice Department orders

George Zimmerman won’t get his gun back any time soon — the Department of Justice has requested a hold on all evidence used in his second-degree murder trial for the death of Trayvon Martin, a law enforcement agent announced late Thursday. Published July 19, 2013