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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 ** Travelers wait in security checkpoint lines before boarding planes at Reagan National Airport in Washington on Feb. 25, 2013. (Andrew S. Geraci/The Washington Times)

Outrage at airport: TSA taps decorated, disabled Marine for extra scrutiny

A retired, disabled U.S. Marine in full dress and donned with numerous medals was flagged by federal security agents at a California airport for wearing "too much metal," and pulled to the side for additional scrutiny — even asked to lift his arms, despite an injury that made doing so impossible. Published July 9, 2013

**FILE** This undated photo shows Nidal Hasan, the Army psychiatrist charged in the deadly 2009 Fort Hood shooting rampage. (Associated Press/Bell County Sheriff's Department via The Temple Daily Telegram)

Nidal Hasan's Fort Hood shooting trial enters jury selection

Jury selection for the Fort Hood shooting massacre starts Tuesday, bringing victims and witnesses in the 2009 incident one step closer to an uncomfortable twist: Suspect Maj. Nidal Hasan, acting as his own defense attorney, will get to pose questions to those who take the stand. Published July 9, 2013

** FILE ** Secretary of State John Kerry. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)

Israeli newspaper slams John Kerry: 'Clueless U.S. mediator'

Israeli media doesn't have a favorable impression of U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and his push toward peace in the Middle East, opening one opinion page posting with this title: "Clueless U.S. mediator." Published July 9, 2013

Images from the video provided by Hennes Paynter Communications shows from left: Amanda Berry, Gina DeJesus and Michelle Knight. The three women held captive in a Cleveland home for a decade broke their public silence in a 3-minute, 30-second video posted on YouTube at midnight Monday July 8, 2013. (AP Photo/Hennes Paynter Communications)

Cleveland kidnap victims take to YouTube: Thank you

The three women who spent nearly a decade locked in a Cleveland, Ohio, house took to YouTube to express their thanks to a public that smoothed their escape, respected their privacy and prayed for their recovery. Published July 9, 2013

Burned-out railroad tanker cars and the smouldering remains of businesses in downtown of Lac-Megantic, Quebec, are seen on Sunday, July 7, 2013. A runaway train on Saturday derailed, igniting explosions and fires that destroyed the town's business district. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Paul Chiasson)

40 still missing in Canadian train wreck

Investigators still were trying on Monday to locate about 40 people who were involved in a fatal train wreck over the weekend in a small Canadian town. Published July 8, 2013

Actor Jim Carrey arrives at the world premiere of the feature film "The Incredible Burt Wonderstone" at the TCL Chinese Theatre in Los Angeles on March 11, 2013. (Dan Steinberg/Invision/Associated Press) **FILE**

Jim Carrey to gun owners: Sorry for calling you names

Hollywood's Jim Carrey — known for his vitriolic put-downs of gun owners and for a somewhat bizarre denouncement of a very violent flick he just starred in — now has issued an apology to the very same segment of society he publicly disdains. Published July 8, 2013

Supporters of Egypt's ousted President Mohammed Morsi chant slogans against the military near Cairo University, where protesters have installed their camp in Giza, southwest of Cairo, Egypt, Monday, July 8, 2013. (AP Photo/Manu Brabo)

To fund or not to fund: Congress bickers on Egypt

Congress can't find consensus on the fate of $1.5 billion that the United States gives to Egypt, with some saying keep the status quo and others saying, no, the America people should not be funneling money to a country that's just underwent a military coup. Published July 8, 2013

New search engine roots out anti-Islamic content for Muslims

A search engine that blocks all content that's deemed in conflict with Islamic law just launched, aimed at giving the world's 1.5 billion Muslims an Internet experience that doesn't violate their religious beliefs. Published July 8, 2013