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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

Wrapping it up: President Obama will end what critics call "a disastrous year" with a press conference Friday. Surveys show his popularity near an all-time low. The White House spokesman, however, said the year was "rather consequential." (Associated Press)

Obama handed Cuban cigar at White House party: 'Oh, nice'

Cuban cigars may not yet be legal for domestic sale or import into the United States, but President Obama got a preview of what's likely soon to come when a White House party guest handed him one of the sought-after stogies during this week's Hanukkah celebrations. Published December 19, 2014

FILE - In this Nov. 5, 2005 file photo shows U.S. singer Madonna puts her leg on the shoulder of German TV host Thomas Gottschalk during the German TV show 'Wetten dass, ...?' ('Bet it ...') in southwestern German city of Mannheim. "Wetten, dass...." - Germany's most successful TV show - will be televised for the last time on Saturday, Dec. 13, 2014.  Since its start in 1981 the show has been a magnet for international entertainment stars and had more than 20 million viewers per show in the 1980s.   (AP Photo/Alex Grimm, Pool)

Madonna mocked for comparing her album leak to 'rape' and 'terrorism'

Aging musical legend Madonna irked many in and outside of her fan base by taking to social media to slam the leak of her upcoming album as a "form of terrorism" -- against a backdrop of Taliban terrorist attack that killed more than 100 students in Pakistan. Published December 18, 2014

A police super PAC has debuted to draft Mitt Romney for president in 2016, but the former governor insists it was done without his blessing. (Israeli American Council) ** FILE **

Mitt Romney tells Sony to release 'The Interview' for free online views

Former Massachusetts Gov. and presidential candidate Mitt Romney said Sony Pictures' response to the threats over its comedy "The Interview" ought to be more in-your-face and defiant: He advised the company to release the film online for free viewing. Published December 18, 2014

Russian President Vladimir Putin seen gesturing in a camera viewfinder during his annual news conference in Moscow, Russia, Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin)

Vladimir Putin stars in dramatic video spot: 'The bear never asks permission'

Russia's state-run media released a dramatic video clip of President Vladimir Putin shown against a backdrop of tanks, flying flags and propaganda-type images as a hard-charging leader who ultimately declares, in a sound bite worthy of Hollywood lore: "The bear never asks permission," CNN reported. Published December 18, 2014

President Obama has said he, like every other black professional man his age, has been mistaken for a restaurant valet. (Associated Press/File)

Obama runs with 'presidential memoranda,' but brags of few executive orders

President Obama may have issued fewer executive orders than some previous presidents -- but he's definitely found a friend with presidential memoranda, and has used this White House power to push forward far-reaching personal agendas, from amnesty to clamp-downs on oil exploration. Published December 17, 2014