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Cheryl K. Chumley

Cheryl K. Chumley

Cheryl Chumley is online opinion editor, commentary writer and host of the “Bold and Blunt” podcast for The Washington Times, and a frequent media guest and public speaker. She is the author of several books, the latest titled, “Lockdown: The Socialist Plan To Take Away Your Freedom,” and “Socialists Don’t Sleep: Christians Must Rise or America Will Fall.” Email her at 

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Daniel Kapilov with the Israel Defense Forces recovers from his war injuries at Sheba Medical Center in Israel in this April 2024 photo. (Cheryl Chumley/The Washington Times)

WATCH: Meet the true victims of Hamas terror — and it ain’t Palestinians

Six hundred Israeli soldiers have died and thousands more been injured since October 7, when Hamas attacked the Jewish nation and the IDF was activated to root out and kill the terrorists. That's according to the latest stats from the IDF. But sadly, most all the media go: What about the poor Palestinian children? Published April 16, 2024

President Joe Biden listens during a meeting with Iraq's Prime Minister Shia al-Sudani in the Oval Office of the White House, Monday, April 15, 2024, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

Biden is bad for America, bad for Israel, bad all around

President Biden has ruined America's economy, wreaked havoc at America's borders and destroyed America's respect on the international stage, first by bungling Afghanistan and then by emboldening terrorists to take up arms against America's greatest ally, Israel. On epic fails, Biden is perfect. Published April 16, 2024

Casper Rhodes, 6, struggles to hold up the family's Bible as his father state Sen. Brian Rhodes, R-Pelahatchie, places his hand on the book and recites the oath of office during the swearing in ceremony in the Senate Chamber at the Mississippi State Capitol in Jackson, Miss., Tuesday, Jan. 2, 2024. Both chambers of lawmakers were sworn into the new four-year term that began at noon Tuesday. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)

WATCH: Bible prophesy, Israel and the shaky fate of America

Bible teacher Amir Tsarfati, an Israeli Christian who heads up the nonprofit "Behold Israel" to teach how God's word applies to modern news, culture and events, says America has fallen on tough times, but that fear is for the faithless. Published April 12, 2024

President Joe Biden, left, and Secretary of State Antony Blinken attend a trilateral meeting with Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. and Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Thursday, April 11, 2024. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)

The stupidity of the two-state solution for Israel, Palestinians

Imagine a group of thugs break into your home, rape your daughter, murder your son and run off with your baby after setting fire to all your belongings -- and then the local media and political leaders demand you sit down and strike a deal with your attackers; to peacefully coexist Would you say hey, what a great idea? Published April 12, 2024

President Joe Biden stands with Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., after speaking about lowering health care costs in the Indian Treaty Room at the Eisenhower Executive Office Building on the White House complex in Washington, Wednesday, April 3, 2024. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)

WATCH: Joe Biden ‘playing’ into ‘strategy of Hamas’

President Joe Biden said he's "outraged and heartbroken by the deaths" of aid workers in Gaza who were mistakenly killed by Israeli's military as they were providing food for civilians in the middle of the war-torn land. As are all -- even the Israelis. But let's not lose focus on the reasons these aid workers were killed. Published April 5, 2024

Sharren Haskel, a member of the Knesset, discusses the problems with the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) from her office in Israel on Tuesday, April 2, 2024. (Cheryl Chumley/The Washington Times)

UNRWA emerging as new terror headache for Israel

As backlash against Israel's attempt to eradicate Hamas grows, and the politics of governments shift from compassion for the Jewish people to compassion for the Palestinians in Gaza, UNRWA funding is buzzing once again. Published April 4, 2024

Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, right, make statements with Secretary of State Antony Blinken to the media, inside The Kirya, which houses the Israeli Ministry of Defense, after their meeting in Tel Aviv, Oct. 12, 2023. AP Washington photographer Jacquelyn Martin recalls how being one of a few female photographers covering news and politics was useful when she was assigned as the press pooler for Blinken's last-minute trip to Israel and the Middle East in the aftermath of the Hamas attacks. Martin said, “Sometimes people not knowing what to make of you works in your favor.” (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, Pool, File)

Bold & Blunt: Israelis fight for normalization, post-October 7

It's disingenuous to think that Hamas terrorists, who want nothing more than to eradicate the Jewish people from the face of the earth, will strike a peace deal with Israel if only Israel will stop rooting out and killing Hamas. Published April 3, 2024

An aircraft airdrops humanitarian aid over the northern Gaza Strip, as seen from southern Israel, Sunday, March 31, 2024. (AP Photo/Tsafrir Abayov)

‘Hamas shooting their own people’

Knesset member Ohad Tal, a member of the Security and Foreign Affairs Committee, said in a sit-down interview in his Jerusalem office that not only are the numbers of killed coming from the Palestinians not to be trusted, but that Hamas terrorists are "also contributing to their own numbers" of dead. Published April 3, 2024

A woman walks during a protest against Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's government and call for the release of hostages held in the Gaza Strip by the Hamas militant group outside of the Knesset, Israel's parliament, in Jerusalem, Sunday, March 31, 2024. Tens of thousands of Israelis gathered outside the parliament building in Jerusalem on Sunday, calling on the government to reach a deal to free dozens of hostages held by Hamas and to hold early elections. (AP Photo/Leo Correa)

Media coverage of Israel grows worse as war drags on

Gil Hoffman, executive director of Honest Reporting in Israel, a group with a mission to monitor the truthfulness of international media on all-things-Jewish-state, said the longer the war against Hamas lasts, the worse the coverage grows. Published April 3, 2024

This combination photo shows President Joe Biden, left, on March 8, 2024, in Wallingford, Pa., and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Tel Aviv, Israel, Oct. 28, 2023. Biden and Netanyahu spoke Monday, March 18, in their first interaction in more than a month as the divide has grown between allies over the food crisis in Gaza and the conduct of war. (AP Photo) ** FILE **

Biden’s White House must stop hindering Israel

On the war against Hamas, Israel has been steadfast: The terrorists must die. President Biden, meanwhile, has been all over the map. And this back-and-forth, frenetic and unclear messaging from the White House is having the disastrous effect of emboldening Israel's enemies -- and it must stop now. Published April 2, 2024

Yftach Gepner points out bullet holes in the electronic gate at the entryway to Ein Habesor in Israel that Hamas terrorists tried to breach on Oct 7. Gepner’s brother was shot and seriously injured during the assault. Ein Habesor, about three miles from Gaza, provides about 60 percent of Israel’s produce. Much of the crops were spoiled when residents were evacuated due to Hamas' attacks in the area. As of March 2024, only around half of residents had returned to the community. (Cheryl Chumley/The Washington Times)

Three miles from Gaza, a Jewish community fights to heal

Ein Habesor is located about three miles from Gaza, and produces about 60 percent of all of Israel's produce. Though the terrorists never breached the gate, and nobody from Ein Habesor was killed, nearby communities weren't so lucky. Published March 29, 2024

U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken, center, speaks with senior staff including U.S. Deputy Chief of Staff for Policy Tom Sullivan before he departs Egypt for Israel, as the push for a ceasefire between the Palestinian militant group Hamas and Israel continues, in Cairo, Egypt, Friday, March 22, 2024. (Evelyn Hockstein/Pool Photo via AP)

Bold & Blunt video: Is America abandoning Israel?

The United States did a "no-vote" on the United Nations' resolution calling for an immediate ceasefire by Israel against Hamas, in exchange for the release of hostages. But this "no vote" carried a massive message, and it said bluntly: America's shifting from pro-Israel and toward the appeasement of terrorists Published March 28, 2024

Israeli soldiers look at photos of people killed and taken captive by Hamas militants during their violent rampage through the Nova music festival in southern Israel, which are displayed at the site of the event, to commemorate the October 7, massacre, near kibbutz Re'im, Friday, Dec. 1, 2023. (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit)

WATCH: Ofri Bibas Levy on her ongoing Hamas hostage nightmare

It's going on six months since Hamas terrorists attacked Israel, but Ofri Bibas Levy still has no idea if her brother, Yarden Bibas, is alive or dead. He was taken captive by Hamas while trying to ward off the terrorists who had broken into his Kibbutz Nir Oz home -- while trying to save his family from being taken. Published March 27, 2024

U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken walks arrives in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, Wednesday, March 20, 2024. (Evelyn Hockstein, Pool Photo via AP)

Revelation, anyone? Biden and team side with U.N. over Israel

Team Biden has sent a resolution to the United Nations calling for Israel's immediate cease-fire in Gaza in exchange for Hamas' release of all hostages. Sounds tidy. But it's truly a frightful warning to Israel that according to Bible truths, could bring great condemnation upon America. Published March 21, 2024

President Joe Biden greets attendees at a St. Patrick's Day brunch with Catholic leaders in the East Room of the White House, Sunday, March 17, 2024. (AP Photo/Stephanie Scarbrough)

Biden’s latest meltdown more good news for MAGAs

Poor President Biden can't catch a break. His mush-for-mind is melting down, and he's showing the desperation that's affecting all Democrats right now -- albeit some are handling it better than others. The dementia-ridden Biden is not one of those who are handling it well. Published March 19, 2024

Migrants are taken into custody by officials at the Texas-Mexico border, Jan. 3, 2024, in Eagle Pass, Texas. The Supreme Court on Tuesday, March 12, 2024, extended a stay on a new Texas law that would empower police to arrest migrants suspected of illegally crossing the U.S.-Mexico border. The order puts the law on hold until at least Monday while the high court considers a challenge by the Justice Department, which has called the law an unconstitutional overreach. (AP Photo/Eric Gay, file)

Hezbollah in America: Biden’s borders threaten citizens’ safety

A Lebanese man who's trained for years with Hezbollah was just arrested at the U.S.-Mexico border, attempting to cross into America, sneak to New York City and - in his own words - "make a bomb." Then what? Then - blow it up. Blow it up and kill as many Americans as possible. Thanks, Joe Biden. Published March 18, 2024