Cheryl Chumley

Cheryl is a full-time writer with The Washington Times. Prior, she was a digital editor for The Washington Times' digital venture, Times247, and the online editor for Tea Party Review Magazine. She writes about politics and government for various newspapers, Internet news sites, and think tanks. She is a journalism fellow with The Phillips Foundation, a prestigious conservative organization in Washington, D.C., where she spent a year researching and writing about private property rights. Her background includes award-winning recognition for investigative work, hard news reporting and use of the Freedom of Information Act. She's also a CASA (a volunteer court-appointed special advocate, to help judges decide the best interests of children in foster and custody cases), and an active Army veteran. Her blog is cherylchumley.blogspot.com. She is the author of “Police State USA: How Orwell's Nightmare is Becoming our Reality.”