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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 cchumley@washingtontimes.com. 

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People take photos near a John Harvard statue, left, on the Harvard University campus, Jan. 2, 2024, in Cambridge, Mass. In a letter Monday, Feb. 19, to the school community, Harvard University condemned what it called a “flagrantly antisemitic cartoon” posted on social media over the weekend by a group that includes students and faculty. (AP Photo/Steven Senne, File)

Harvard leads in Ivy League’s pitiful race to the bottom

The once-fine Harvard University has become a school of disrepute. So, too, most all of the Ivy Leagues. Who wants to send their kids to an Ivy League anymore? The schools are plagued by antisemites, dotted with plagiarists and dominated by leftist loons. Published February 27, 2024

A woman holds an Israeli flag in front of International Criminal Court at The Hague, Netherlands, before a demonstration of representatives of families of hostages from the Oct. 7 cross-border attack by Hamas on Israel, Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2024. The Hostages Families Forum together with the Raoul Wallenberg Center for Human Rights want to submit a comprehensive complaint to the International Criminal Court on behalf of released hostages and families of hostages, including the issuance of arrest warrants for Hamas leaders on war crimes allegations including taking hostages, enforced disappearances, sexual violence and torture. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner)

Bold & Blunt video: Team Biden ticks off Israel — again

Antony Blinken said during a recent visit to Israel that Hamas terrorists dehumanized the Jewish people during the October 7 terror attack -- but then suggested Israelis were also dehumanizing Palestinians. Talk about drawing a moral equivalency where no moral equivalency exists Published February 16, 2024

In this July 17, 2015, file photo, flowers and a portrait of Kate Steinle remain at a memorial site on Pier 14 in San Francisco. A California federal judge on Monday, June 6, 2022, sentenced the Mexican national who shot Steinle along a San Francisco pier to the seven years he's already spent in jail. The sentence brings to a legal close a tragedy that ignited a national firestorm over immigration, crime and sanctuary cities such as San Francisco. (Paul Chinn/San Francisco Chronicle via AP, File)

Alex ‘A.J.’ Wise, the Kate Steinle for Trump 2024

Rogelio Ortiz-Olivas, a 50-year-old illegal alien who's been deported five times, was arrested in Midland, Texas, and charged with drunk driving and hit-and-run in a crash that killed a 10-year-old boy, Alex "A.J." Wise Jr., as he walked home from school. Border control, border control, border control -- it's the border, stupid. Published February 16, 2024

This Wednesday, March 27, 2019 photo, shows the steeple lantern of Christ Church in Philadelphia.  The National Endowment for the Humanities has awarded a $500,000 grant to the historic church to restore its steeple and church tower. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

Bold & Blunt: Digging deeper on Founding Fathers

One of the most hotly contested political debates of modern day goes like this: What would Founding Fathers do if they were alive today? The problem is most Americans aren't taught truthful history about founders any more. So the divides on the topic grow wider. Published February 15, 2024

An American Express card is shown on Thursday, Jan. 18, 2024, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/Mike Stewart) ** FILE **

California joins credit card companies to spy on gun buyers

Mastercard, Visa and American Express have agreed to comply with a new California law that will allow banks to track guns and ammo purchases. In other words: tracking you. The solution? Remember: Cash is not only king, it's much less traceable. Published February 15, 2024

Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas arrives to a news conference about security for NFL's Super Bowl 58 football game, in Las Vegas, Wednesday, Feb. 7, 2024. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

Mayorkas gets the impeachment black mark he deserves

The House in a 214-213 nighttime vote impeached Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas, making him the first Cabinet member since 1876 to be painted with the black mark. It's well deserved. Published February 14, 2024

Illustration on America's debt and a Fiscal Responsibility Amendment by Alexander Hunter/The Washington Times

America’s debt is enslaving our youth

Rep. Ken Buck in a social media post relayed that 44 percent of income taxes collected this year have been spent on servicing America's $34 trillion debt -- $34 trillion and growing, that is. This is unsustainable. Published February 13, 2024

A "Let's go Brandon" flag flies below the American flag Friday, Feb. 18, 2022, at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Fla. The slogan, a euphemistic dig at President Joe Biden that stands in for a more vulgar saying, was scrubbed from a Colorado primary congressional ballot by a judge. GOP state Rep. Dave Williams, the candidate who wishes to include the phrase as his nickname, says he will appeal the judge's ruling. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)

Biden goes low and trolls Super Bowl MAGAs

President Biden, amid the fanfare of Super Bowl Sunday, sent on social media a troll-like image of himself with "Dark Brandon" laser beam eyes beneath the phrase "Just like we drew it up" -- an apparent mock at MAGA conservatives who wondered if pop star Taylor Swift was a plant to swing 2024 elections. Published February 12, 2024

President Joe Biden speaks in the Diplomatic Reception Room of the White House, Tuesday, Feb. 8, 2024, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Joe Biden, a powder keg about to explode

The Alzheimer's Association writes that "due to their loss of cognitive function," people with Alzheimer's or other dementias "are unable to articulate or identify the cause of physical discomfort and therefore, may express it through physical aggression." Published February 9, 2024

A Bible rests on the lawn of Community Baptist Church amongst storm debris Monday, Dec. 11, 2023, in Nashville, Tenn. The church was destroyed when severe storms came through over the weekend. Members of the church were trapped and injured inside the building during the storm on Saturday. (AP Photo/George Walker IV)

America, ‘we are on the precipice of Christian invisibility’

A new study from the Cultural Research Center at Arizona Christian University found that the spiritual beliefs of those between the ages of 8 and 12 years old are falling to the point where they think the Bible doesn't matter and that moral truths are not absolute. Parents are to blame. Published February 9, 2024

President Joe Biden walks to board Marine One on the South Lawn of the White House, Wednesday, Feb. 7, 2024, in Washington. Biden is flying to Andrews Air Force Base, Md., and then on to New York for the day to attend campaign receptions. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Democrats rushing to destroy America before Trump Two

Hurry, hurry, hurry! That's the message of the Democratic Party to their minions in politics, from their overlords in the global governments -- hurry up and pass as much legislation, policy and regulations that will kill America's economy and Constitution before the 2024 elections. Published February 8, 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)

Bold & Blunt: Demonic days bring fog of daze

It's time for Christians to cast off their fears, toss aside their doubts, clear up the clouds from their eyes, and jump feet first into the fires of today's politically hot camps. It's no coincidence that as Americans grow more secular, America grows its government. Published February 8, 2024

Samarth Jadhav, left, and Parvin Aktar visit the Golden Gate Bridge while on a trip from India during a rain storm in San Francisco on Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2024. (Benjamin Fanjoy/San Francisco Chronicle via AP)

Bold & Blunt: Finding joy in dark times

America certainly is facing some dark and perilous times and it's becoming more and more of a challenge to maintain a positive attitude. But it is possible to have joy. It starts with realizing the definition of joy is not the same as the definition of happiness, and that the idea of following one's heart leads to misery. Published February 6, 2024

Members of the National Guard stand as Texas Gov. Greg Abbott and fellow governors hold a news conference along the Rio Grande to discuss Operation Lone Star and border concerns, Sunday, Feb. 4, 2024, in Eagle Pass, Texas. Abbott returned to the Eagle Pass border to highlight his escalating attempts to curb illegal crossings on the U.S.-Mexico border. He was joined Sunday afternoon by more than a dozen other GOP governors, all of whom have cheered on his extraordinary showdown with the Biden administration over immigration enforcement. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

Musk on Democrats’ border nonsense says the quiet part out loud

Elon Musk weighed in on the border debate on the platform he owns, X, and said President Biden is purposely allowing illegals into America to solidify the coming generation of Democrat voters. He said the quiet part out loud. We all know this. Democrats deny this. Democrats are full of you-know-what. Published February 6, 2024

President Joe Biden speaks at a campaign event Sunday, Feb. 4, 2024, in North Las Vegas, Nev. (AP Photo/John Locher)

Bold & Blunt video: Joe Biden signs order that endangers Israel

President Joe Biden just issued an executive order that sanctions "persons undermining peace, security and stability in the West Bank," naming four Israelis who've already been apprehended by Israel law enforcement for their crimes. The underlying result? It opens the door for more persecution of Jews. Published February 5, 2024

FILE - Boxes of tampons are displayed in a pharmacy in New York, March 7, 2016. New Jersey will require schools districts to offer free menstrual products for grades six through 12 under a new law Gov. Phil Murphy signed on Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2023. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)

Connecticut’s ungodly law met with swift and fierce opposition

Teaching children as young as third grade to believe that God is not the creator of male and female -- that humans can shape-shift into different forms and genders and sexes at will -- is pride personified. It's also evil. It's also wickedly rebelling against God and teaching the most innocent to similarly rebel. Published February 2, 2024