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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

Rep. Adam Schiff, right, D-Calif., ranking member of the House Intelligence Committee, and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., speak during the Los Angeles LGBTQ #ResistMarch, Sunday, June 11, 2017, in West Hollywood, Calif. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

Dems gnash teeth, weep, wail -- but won't change

Democrats may be floundering to understand their recent election losses. But the reasons aren't hidden. Note to Dems: Your resistance messages aren't resonating, your left-of-left viciousness is off-putting and truly, you refuse to change. Published June 24, 2017

California Attorney General Xavier Becerra blasted his former congressional colleague, House Speaker Paul Ryan, who suggested that President Trump's lack of political experience explains his questionable interactions with James Comey, during an interview with The Associated Press, Friday, June 9, 2017, in Sacramento, Calif. Becerra labeled Ryan an "accomplice" for defending what he termed Trump's incompetence or dereliction of his presidential duties. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)

California's travel ban -- targeted at Christians?

California's just banned state-funded travel to four states that don't meet the Democratic attorney general's standards for providing LGBT protections. That's offensive. It's an attack on Christianity, that's what it is. Published June 23, 2017

In this photo taken Sunday, June 4, 2017, a woman church leader reads from a bible in her native Bari language, at the United Church which is held in a school classroom tent, in Bidi Bidi refugee settlement in northern Uganda. The South Sudanese refugees meet in open-air churches rigged from timber with seats made only from planks of wood or logs drilled into the ground, yet these churches for the born-again Christians are oases of joy among the daily humiliations that come with rebuilding their lives. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis)

Christians battle GuideStar on 'hate group' tag

Conservative and Christian organizations dinged by GuideStar as "hate groups" have risen up and launched a counter-attack, asking the supposed nonpartisan watchdog of the nonprofit world to reverse course and remove the labels. And well GuideStar should. Published June 23, 2017

President Donald Trump speaks during the Congressional Picnic on the South Lawn of the White House, Thursday, June 22, 2017, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

Hallelujah -- North Korea thinks Trump's nuts

North Korea, via its state-run Communist Party newspaper, put out the message that President Donald Trump's a "psychopath" who needs to be curbed and controlled. Hallelujah. North Korea thinks Trump's a nutcase. It's just such messaging that's great for America -- that's great for America's national security. Published June 23, 2017

Actor Johnny Depp introduces a film at the Glastonbury music festival at Worthy Farm, in Somerset, England, Thursday, June 22, 2017. (Photo by Grant Pollard/Invision/AP)

Johnny Depp skates on kill Trump joke -- unlike Obama clown

Johnny Depp, Hollywood movie star, made a tasteless joke about President Donald Trump's assassination, and the media yawned. But if this had been about Barack Obama, the mainstream media would be alive with rage, and the jokester would be out of work. Remember the Missouri rodeo clown? Published June 23, 2017

MSNBC's Joe Scarborough discusses the "unmasking" of President Donald Trump's associates by former national security adviser Susan Rice during the 2016 U.S. presidential campaign, April 4, 2017. (MSNBC screenshot)

MSNBC 'Morning Joe' sickeningly paints Hitler picture of Trump

Hosts and pundits of "Morning Joe" on MSNBC traveled back in time to Nazi Germany days to make the case President Trump is much more like a dictator or fascist than a free-market, constitutional, duly elected leader. It's sickening. Note to left: Hitler was evil. Quit confusing evil with political differences. Published June 22, 2017

Meghan McCain unleashes on 'felon' D'Souza for truth-tell on dad

Meghan McCain took to Twitter to unleash a barrage of attacks against Dinesh D'Souza, all aimed at defending her famous dad, Sen. John McCain, from criticisms from the right. But the big question is: Why? D'Souza was only saying what pretty near everybody says. Published June 22, 2017

In this April 21, 2017, file photo, President Donald Trump speaks during an interview with The Associated Press in the Oval Office in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)

Trump's 5-year ban on welfare for immigrants a welcome tax relief

President Donald Trump, in a speech in Iowa, said he's going to ask Congress to write some legislation that will bar those coming to America from tapping into taxpayer entitlements for a period of five years. All hail the Trump. Published June 22, 2017

Joy Miller of Boulder, Colo., holds up a placard during a protest against the polices of President Donald Trump Saturday, June 3, 2017, in downtown Denver. More than 300 people were on hand for the anti-Trump rally, which featured speakers calling for resistance to the administration. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

A biblical truth about leftist evil

America, in case it's escaped your notice, has been mired in an atmosphere of political animosity and violence -- violence that finally led a crazed anti-President Donald Trumper to take up arms and shoot to kill at a Republican congressional baseball team practice in Alexandria, Virginia. It's the sort of Published June 17, 2017

The Supreme Court at sunset is shown in this Feb. 13, 2016 file photo. On Nov. 17, 2017, the Trump White House added five judges to the president's short list for when the next vacancy on the high court's bench opens up. (AP Photo/Jon Elswick) ** FILE **

Supreme Court v. Trump travel ban a real nail-biter

The U.S. Supreme Court, in the coming days, will in essence decide whether a president of the United States has the right to clamp down on borders and keep out travelers from countries he deems a national security threat. Published June 15, 2017

FBI Evidence Response Team members mark evidence at the scene of a multiple shooting in Alexandria, Va., Wednesday, June 14, 2017, involving House Majority Whip Steve Scalise of La., and others during a congressional baseball practice. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen)

We don't need gun control -- we need Democrat control

Terry McAuliffe, Virginia's Democratic governor, suggested gun control was needed in the aftermath of a shooting that left Republican Rep. Steve Scalise injured. But given all the angry rhetoric and uprisings those on the left have fueled lately, it would seem guns aren't really the problem. Democrats are. Published June 15, 2017

A photo of James Hodgkinson from his JTH Inspections business webpage.

James Hodgkinson, Scalise shooting suspect: 'Time to Destroy Trump & Co.'

James T. Hodgkinson, the 66-year-old man who was taken into custody by police for the shooting at the Alexandria baseball field where Republicans practiced -- and where House Minority Whip Steve Scalise was hit by gunfire and injured -- was an Illinois resident who hates President Donald Trump and loves socialist Sen. Bernie Sanders. President Trump said the suspect has since died. Published June 14, 2017

In this May 17, 2017, photo, Majority Whip Rep. Steve Scalise, R-La., speaks with the media on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

Steve Scalise shooting smells of partisan hit on GOP

Republican Whip Steve Scalise was shot during a charity baseball practice in Alexandria, along with two Capitol Hill police and reportedly, an aide. And moments before the shooting started, a man by the field asked Rep. Ron DeSantis, Florida Republican, if those practicing were Republicans or Democrats. Coincidence? Published June 14, 2017

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, June 13, 2017, before a Senate Appropriations subcommittee. Rosenstein said he's seen no basis for firing Robert Mueller, the former FBI director he appointed as special counsel to oversee an investigation into potential coordination between the Trump presidential campaign and Russia.  (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

Robert Mueller's band of merry investigators are Dem donors

Yeah -- about that team of nonpartisan, unbiased, above-politics band of merry investigators that special counsel Robert Mueller has collected to investigate Russian influence in the 2016 presidential election: They're Democratic donors. Published June 14, 2017

In this photo taken Dec. 21, 2016, the Trump International Hotel in Washington. A Pennsylvania man has been arrested at the Trump International Hotel in Washington after police say they found a rifle and handgun in his car. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

Democrats -- 196 of them -- join to sue Trump on emoluments

Almost 200 Democrats in Congress have joined forced to announce they're filing a lawsuit against President Donald Trump over allegations he unlawfully profited from overseas governments. It's a play to see his tax returns under guise of the emoluments clause of the Constitution. Published June 14, 2017