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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

Armed Afghan policemen destroy an opium poppy field in Noorgal, Kunar province, east of Kabul, Afghanistan, on April 13, 2013. (Associated Press)

Afghanistan expects banner crop of poppy for opium

The Taliban fell 12 years ago in Afghanistan, but one of its steadiest sources of funding — opium, which is derived from the poppy plant — has hardly faded, and U.N. experts say this year's crop is on target to near record-breaking production levels. Published April 15, 2013

A cute but lethal extraterrestrial named Zero stars in the PlayStation 3 video game Warp.

Ex-lawmakers join hearing: What if ETs live among us?

Former Rep. Lynn Woolsey, California Democrat, is one of a handful of ex-lawmakers meeting at the National Press Club in Washington for a five-day mock hearing on extraterrestrials living in the United States — and their impact. Published April 15, 2013

**FILE** Rep. Alan Grayson, Florida Democrat (Associated Press)

Democrats circulate petition to Obama: No new cuts

Move over Grover Norquist, whose Americans for Tax Reform sends out a "no new taxes" petition to new members of Congress. Democrats in Congress are riffing on his idea and circulating a pledge for congressional members — only with a left-wing slant. Published April 15, 2013

** FILE ** In this April 2, 2012, file photo, then Republican presidential candidate former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum speaks in Shawano, Wis. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File)

Rick Santorum sent to hospital, cancels Iowa trip

Former GOP presidential candidate Rick Santorum had to cancel his Monday speech in Iowa after he fell sick in South Carolina and was forced to seek treatment in a local hospital. Published April 15, 2013