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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 ** A freshman Republican state lawmaker from North Dakota plans to introduce a bill that would limit use of drones for law enforcement after the highly publicized case of a Lakota farmer who was arrested after a 16-hour standoff with police on Jan. 6, 2013. (U.S. Customs and Border Protection via Associated Press)

States scramble with legislation to fend off drones

States are responding to the rising concerns over drone use by police agencies and at least 11 have brought forth bills limiting the use of the technology, according to various media. Published February 6, 2013

President Reagan's legacy lives on as he's remembered on his 102nd birthday

Within hours of launch, thousands of well-wishers had already signed the virtual birthday card for Ronald Reagan — who would have turned 102 on Monday — posted on a specially created Facebook page from The Heritage Foundation to commemorate the nation's 40th president. Published February 6, 2013

** FILE ** Sen. Rand Paul, Kentucky Republican (Associated Press)

Rand Paul echoes dad's call for Fed audit

Like father, like son. Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul is following in the footsteps of his father, former Texas Rep. Ron Paul, and pushing for a bill that requires an audit of the Federal Reserve. Published February 5, 2013

EU headquarters nearly empty as unions call for strikes

The European Union's headquarters in Brussels was almost empty Tuesday. That's because civil servants are on strike, pushing back proposals to cut their pay or benefits in the face of looming budget pressures. Published February 5, 2013

House Majority Eric Cantor, Virginia Republican (Associated Press)

Cantor's language mirrors Obama's, Teddy Roosevelt's

House Majority Leader Eric Cantor still wears the Republican pin — but his language may be moving left. According to The Hill, which obtained excerpts of the Virginia Republican's speech a day before he was due to speak at the American Enterprise Institute, Mr. Cantor called for aid for working families using language eerily similar to that of notable Democrats. Published February 5, 2013

Lindsey Graham on Chuck Hagel: He's 'clueless'

Sen. Lindsey Graham had harsh words on Monday for Chuck Hagel, President Obama's would-be Secretary of Defense: He's "clueless" on some foreign-policy issues. Published February 5, 2013

** FILE ** A member of the Muslim community performs a call to prayer during a rally in New York on Feb. 3, 2012, to demand the resignation of police Commissioner Ray Kelly and police department spokesman Paul Browne. Thirty-three civil rights groups from around America complained to the New York attorney general about police documents that showed the New York Police Department recommending increased surveillance of Shiite mosques based solely on their religion. (Associated Press)

NYPD sued for spying on Muslims

Civil rights lawyers filed a suit against the New York Police Department on Monday, alleging law enforcement has created a climate of fear with its "widespread and intense" surveillance of Muslims. Published February 5, 2013