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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

This image posted by the Raqqa Media Center, which monitors events in territory controlled by Islamic State militants with the permission of the extremist group, shows militants with a captured pilot, center right, wearing a white shirt in Raqqa, Syria, Wednesday, Dec. 24, 2014. Islamic State group militants captured a Jordanian pilot, Mu'ath Safi Yousef al-Kaseasbeh, after his warplane went down in Syria, Jordan said Wednesday, the first such capture since the international coalition's air campaign against the group began. The pilot's family confirmed that it is al-Kaseasbeh shown in the image. (AP Photo/Raqqa Media Center)

U.S.-led coalition jets attack Islamic State stronghold in Syria

Coalition jets led by the U.S. military launched more than a dozen attacks on Islamic State stronghold areas in northeastern Syria overnight in what's being billed as response raids to the terror group's capture of a Jordanian pilot last month. Published January 2, 2015

MIT economist Jonathan Gruber listens on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Dec. 9, 2014, as he testified before the House Oversight Committee health care hearing. (AP Photo/Molly Riley)

Jonathan Gruber in 2009: Obamacare's unaffordable and that's 'a major issue'

Jonathan Gruber, the White House adviser infamously captured on video crediting Obamacare's passage to the "stupidity" of the American people, admitted in a 2009 policy brief that the health care package was unaffordable — and the way to trim costs was to make the insured pay for expensive treatments. Published December 31, 2014

In this Thursday, Sept. 20, 2012, file photo, North Korean students use computers in a classroom with portraits of the country's later leaders Kim Il-sung, left, and his son Kim Jong-il hanging on the wall at the Kim Chaek University of Technology in Pyongyang, North Korea. Key North Korean websites were back online Tuesday, Dec. 23, 2014 after an hours-long shutdown that followed a U.S. vow to respond to a cyberattack on Sony Pictures that Washington blames on Pyongyang. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu, File)

Lizard Squad hackers offer cyberattacking services for fee

Lizard Squad, the group that's claimed responsibility for the Christmas Day cyberattacks on Sony's PlayStation and Microsoft's Xbox systems, is now offering it's hacking services to the public at-large, via a new website promotion. Published December 31, 2014

House Majority Whip Steve Scalise of La., right, with House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy of Calif., left, and Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers, R-Wash., speaks to reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington, following a House GOP caucus meeting. Scalise acknowledged that he once addressed a gathering of white supremacists. Scalise served in the Louisiana Legislature when he appeared at a 2002 convention of the European-American Unity and Rights Organization. Now he is the third-highest ranked House Republican in Washington. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)

David Duke, ex-KKKer, warns GOP: Back Steve Scalise, or I'll name names

David Duke, the former head of the Ku Klux Klan, sent out a somewhat ominous message to Republican Party operatives to treat Rep. Steve Scalise fairly, or he'll start naming names of others in the political arena with whom he's met and maintained ties. Published December 31, 2014

House Majority Leader John A. Boehner is under fire from critics for breaking his party's "Pledge to America." (Associated Press)

Sean Hannity: Boot John Boehner — 'Trey Gowdy is my choice'

Conservative Fox News talk show host Sean Hannity issued some sharp words about House Speaker John Boehner, outright calling for the ousting of his GOP leadership role and naming a new option: Rep. Trey Gowdy. Published December 31, 2014