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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

In this Sept. 5, 2017, file photo, a protester holds a sign at a rally at Metropolitan State University after President Donald Trump's decision to repeal a program protecting young immigrants from deportation in Denver. (AP Photo/Tatiana Flowers, File)

DACA, DACA, yes Trump, you hafta

President Donald Trump, the guy who promised to drain the swamp, is instead sinking fast into its muddy waters, one wrong DACA move away from drowning. Published September 15, 2017

Protesters shout before a speaking engagement by Ben Shapiro on the campus of the University of California Berkeley in Berkeley, Calif., Thursday, Sept. 14, 2017. Several streets around the University of California, Berkeley, were closed off Thursday with concrete and plastic barriers ahead of an evening appearance by the conservative commentator - the latest polarizing event to raise concerns of violence on the famously liberal campus. (AP Photo/Josh Edelson)

Scary times for free speech

Ben Shapiro just scored what today is becoming a major win -- a podium at a major university where police only had to make four protest arrests. Yes, that's sarcasm. It's also a sad commentary on the state of the First Amendment. Published September 15, 2017

Black Lives Matter protesters block the Twin Cities Pride Parade along Hennepin Ave at the start of the parade in Minneapolis, Sunday, June 25, 2017.  Sunday's parade was disrupted over the police shooting of Philando Castile just minutes after getting underway in downtown Minneapolis.  (Glen Stubbe/Star Tribune via AP)

XXXTentacion's race-baiting rap shows white boy being lynched

A black rapper, XXXTentacion, just released a new music video that features an image of a white boy being lynched as a black boy stands and watches. So far, so mum, as far as the left goes. Where's the denouncement of racism now, Democrats? Published September 14, 2017

A pro-Trump supporter tries to get his hat back in Portland, Ore., on September 10, 2017, after he was confronted by antifascist protesters gathering against a rally by right-aligned Patriot Prayer supporters led by Joey Gibson. Only a few Patriot Prayer members showed up and police used pepper spray after protesters pushed down a barrier separating the groups. (Photo by Alex Milan Tracy)(Sipa via AP Images)

Antifa: Yes, the violence is necessary

Antifa thugs say their violence is necessary because their goals are aimed at fighting "Nazi" ideologies, and the ends therefore justify the means. The ends justify the means -- such a powerful persuader. Published September 14, 2017

Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer (right) was able to "speak New York" to President Trump, paving the way for an agreement last week to increase government borrowing and speed relief money to the hurricane victims, according to House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, who attended the meetings. (Associated Press/File)

Trump, Pelosi, Schumer DACA deal no cause for alarm -- yet

President Donald Trump reportedly has struck a DACA deal with Sen. Chuck Schumer and Rep. Nancy Pelosi. And already, the left is crowing, the right is gasping, and the media is spinning madly. But let's lower the eyebrows for a moment and take a breath. This is hardly cause for conservative alarm. Published September 14, 2017

Black Lives Matter protesters cover a statue of Thomas Jefferson with a tarp during a rally in front of the Rotunda at the University of Virginia on Tuesday. (Photo by Zack Wajsgras/The [Charlottesville, Va.] Daily Progress)

Jefferson under siege: Next up -- the Declaration of Independence

Black Lives Matter protesters gathered 'round the Thomas Jefferson statue that stands in front of the rotunda at the University of Virginia and shrouded the Founding Father's face, demanding "justice" as they draped a sign that read, "Black Lives Matter -- F--k White Supremacy" over the monument base. Mark my words: First Robert E. Lee. Then Jefferson. Next up will be the Declaration of Independence and America's founding and governing documents. Published September 14, 2017

Seattle Storm fans and others cheer at a rally in support of Planned Parenthood before a WNBA basketball game between the Storm and the Chicago Sky on Tuesday, July 18, 2017, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson) ** FILE **

Satanists and Planned Parenthood -- a match made in hell

Missouri has seen a resurgence of abortion clinics of late, thanks in large part to concerted pressures from Planned Parenthood, which sued -- successfully -- to overturn state laws requiring medical providers performing the procedure to be possessed of hospital admission privileges. And, thanks to the Satanic Temple. Published September 13, 2017

President Donald Trump waits outside the West Wing of the White House for the arrival of Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak, Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2017, in Washington. ESPN distanced itself from anchor Jemele Hill's tweets one day after she called Trump "a white supremacist" and "a bigot."  (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Quack attack: 27 psychiatrists pen anti-Trump book

Real psychiatrists are probably squirming in their office chairs at this -- but 27 of their professional colleagues have come together to write a book about President Donald Trump. Surprise, surprise, they find: Trump's an "antisocial" idiot with "malignant narcissism," and he's going down -- big time. And this is such a surprise because Trump, as these quack analysts acknowledge, isn't even their patient. Published September 13, 2017

In this Sept. 6, 2017, photo, House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wisconsin, right, arrives for a meeting with House Republicans on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin) ** FILE **

Paul Ryan tips RINO: Nobody really wants a wall

Speaker Paul Ryan reportedly said during a private dinner earlier this year that nobody but nobody in Congress wanted a border wall -- well, nobody except "one member," Breitbart reported, citing a one-on-one with the former congressman, Tom Tancredo. And with that, the establishment raises its head once more. Published September 13, 2017

In this July 8, 2017, file photo, protesters carry signs in front of a statue of Confederate Gen. Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson as they demonstrate against a KKK rally in Justice Park in Charlottesville, Va. (AP Photo/Steve Helber, File)

Senate, led by frightened GOP, passes worthless anti-KKK resolution

Senators on Capitol Hill passed this week with both speed and unanimous voice a resolution that condemns white supremacist groups and that suggests President Donald Trump ought to do the same. This strikes as a frightened, "Hail, Mary" move to save their own political seats. Published September 12, 2017

A view of the Florida Keys during the aftermath of Hurricane Irma, Monday, Sept. 11, 2017. (Matt McClain/The Washington Post via AP, Pool)

Christians beat FEMA, and in so doing, tame Big Government

Faith-based groups -- Christian nonprofits, specifically -- have been busy bees of late, providing more aid to hurricane victims than even FEMA, the federal agency that's supposed to swoop to the scenes of natural disasters, assess the situation and speed the recovery and rebuilding process. Just goes to show: Where charity exists, government is not needed. Published September 12, 2017

In this April 29, 2017, file photo, Steve Bannon, chief White House strategist to President Donald Trump, tours The AMES Companies, Inc., with the president in Harrisburg, Pa. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)

Steve Bannon-CBS takeaway: Swamp creatures are winning

Steve Bannon, in an interview with Charlie Rose on "60 Minutes" on CBS, said elites in the Republican Party have been steadily working to "nullify" the results of the 2016 election, and cast President Donald Trump to the side. It doesn't get any clearer -- or more honest -- than that. Published September 11, 2017

President Donald Trump waves and begins to walk away after stopping to answers questions on at South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Sunday, Sept. 10, 2017. Trump commented on the response to Hurricane Irma which he called "some big monster," and praised both FEMA and the Coast Guard for their efforts as the storm made landfall. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

'Trump betrays everyone': Republican strategist goes hypocritical

Republicans aren't reacting so well to President Donald Trump's step across the political aisle to Democrats -- something that came about, if truth be told, only after the GOP failed time and again to work with the White House on long-promised agendas, like Obamacare. Published September 11, 2017