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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

Dr. Ben Carson addresses the Republican National Committee luncheon Thursday, Jan. 15, 2015, in San Diego. The former neurosurgeon and conservative favorite addressed the Republican National Committee's winter meeting on Thursday. Carson says the Islamic State has "the wrong philosophy, but they're willing to die for what they believe." He says today's Americans "are busily giving away every belief and every value for the sake of political correctness." (AP Photo/Lenny Ignelzi)

Ben Carson: 'No such thing as a politically correct war'

Former neurosurgeon and noted conservative activist Ben Carson took to Fox News airwaves to suggest that President Obama ought to take stronger reins in the war against terrorism and particularly, in the battle against the Islamic State. Published February 16, 2015

In a Wednesday, Feb. 11, 2015, file photo, Craig Stephen Hicks, 46, enters the courtroom for his first appearance at the Durham County Detention Center, in Durham, N.C. (AP Photo/The News & Observer, Chuck Liddy, File)

Saudi Arabia condemns kills of Chapel Hill Muslims as 'heinous terrorist' act

Saudi Arabia's government-run press issued a scathing statement about the three Muslims who were killed, execution style, in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, saying the act was tantamount to terrorism and that violence against those of the Islam faith needed to come to an immediate halt. Published February 16, 2015

Conan O'Brien poses for a photo in the press room at the MTV Movie Awards at Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles, in this April 13, 2014, file photo. O'Brien is spending his Presidents Day weekend in Cuba taping segments for an episode of his TBS talk show to air next month, the network said Sunday, Feb. 15, 2015. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)

Conan O'Brien makes history with filmed segment from Cuba

Late-night talk-show host Conan O'Brien just returned from Cuba where he filmed a segment for his March 4 show from Havana — the first time an American show has been allowed to visit the country since 1959. Published February 16, 2015

Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore talks to the crowd after being sworn into office, at the Heflin-Torbert Judicial Building in Montgomery, Ala., in this Jan. 11, 2013, file photo. (AP Photo/, Julie Bennett, File)

Roy Moore: Judge's rulings are not law — they only apply to that case

Roy Moore, the now-embattled Alabama chief justice who's facing national fire over his order to probate judges to not issue same-sex marriage licenses, said during a televised interview that his call-to-arms is constitutional — that judge's orders are not law. Published February 16, 2015

PETA's proposed billboard: 'Feeding Kids Meat Is Child Abuse'

People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals has jumped into a Puerto Rico legislative battle that's brewing — in which parents of obese children could be fined between $500 and $800 if their kids don't lose weight — and kicked off a campaign to push the benefits of a vegan diet. Published February 13, 2015

In this Feb. 12, 2015, photo provided by Crown Prince Court - Abu Dhabi, Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), center right, receives Prince Charles at the Presidential Airport in Abu Dhabi, UAE. (AP Photo/Ryan Carter, Crown Prince Court - Abu Dhabi)

UAE to West allies: We need more weapons for Islamic State fight

Lt. Col Hassan Ali Alanazi of the UAE Air Force said that his country is ready to ratchet up military operations against rebels and terrorists in Libya, Yemen, Somalia, Afghanistan and Syria, but wants more weapons from allied nations — including the United States. Published February 13, 2015