Michael joined CNSNews.com in 2007. He has worked as a writer for The McLaughlin Group; associate editor of Human Events; editorial page editor of The Lima News; journalism fellow for The Phillips Foundation; editorial writer and national issues reporter for Investor's Business Daily; and editorial director of the Cato Institute. Michael's reporting has been cited/published in the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Los Angeles Times, New York Post, The Drudge Report, the Mark Levin Show, Fox Nation, Washington Times, National Review, Associated Press, Scripps Howard, CBS, ABC, and Congressional Quarterly, among other outlets, including the following books: The Vision of the Anointed by Thomas Sowell; The Encyclopedia of Libertarianism From West to East: California and The American Scene by Stephen Schwartz; The Venona Secrets: Exposing Soviet Espionage and America's Traitors by Eric Breindel and Herbert Romerstein; and Sacred Secrets: How Soviet Intelligence Operations Changed America by Jerrold and Leona Schecter. Michael graduated with Special Honors in English (B.A.) from the University of Chicago. He lives with his wife, Claire, and their five children in Virginia.

My Articles

July 13, 2017, 11:50 AM EDT
Charlie Gard, at the Great OrmondStreet Hospital in London.(Religion News Service.) 
July 11, 2017, 5:55 PM EDT
Baby Charlie Gard and his parents,Christopher Gard and Connie Yates.(charliesfight.org) 
July 10, 2017, 2:12 PM EDT
Chris Gard and Connie Yates and their son, Charlie Gard. (CNSNews.com) -- A judge at London's High Court ruled against the hospital and in favor of the parents of baby Charlie Gard--who is suffering from a rare genetic disorder--that they may present new
July 5, 2017, 3:01 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) -- On Twitter last Friday, House Rep. Trent Franks (R-Ariz.) warned that if the Senate takes the "pro-life components out of" the health care bill, it will "blow" the bill "to Mars," and "blow it to smithereens"in the House. Franks' remarks cam several days after he signed a letter to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) that the defunding of Planned Parenthood in the bill was essentially non-negotiable.
July 3, 2017, 10:47 AM EDT
Men, this stuff that some sources sling around about America wanting out of this war, not wanting to fight, is a crock of bullshit. Americans love to fight, traditionally. All real Americans love the sting and clash of battle.
June 29, 2017, 5:06 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) – During the White House press briefing on Thursday, Deputy Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders cited data from a Media Research Center study showing that the ABC, CBS, and NBC evening news shows devoted 55% of their entire coverage, since mid-May, to “pushing a false narrative on Russia.”
June 26, 2017, 11:55 AM EDT
June 14, 2017, 1:33 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) -- In remarks on the House floor today about the shooting in Alexandria, Va., where Republican congressmen were targeted, Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) said she "frequently" prays for members of Congress, prays for former President Barack Obama, and also prays for President Donald Trump, "that his presidency will be successful" and "that his family will be safe."