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, and Congressional Quarterly, among other outlets. His reporting has also been included in the following books: Unfreedom of the Press by Mark Levin;  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

September 17, 2019, 4:19 PM EDT
Sen. Mitt Romney (R-Utah)
September 17, 2019, 1:44 PM EDT
(YouTube)
September 17, 2019, 12:18 PM EDT
Pope Francis (Getty Images)
September 16, 2019, 4:55 PM EDT
Monsignor Charles Pope, a pastor in Washington, D.C. (msgrpope.com)
September 16, 2019, 12:21 PM EDT
Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (D-Hawaii)
September 13, 2019, 4:20 PM EDT
(Screenshot, Good Morning Britain)
September 13, 2019, 1:50 PM EDT
Crystal meth.  (YouTube)
September 13, 2019, 10:38 AM EDT
Bp. Felix Gmur, head of the  Catholic Diocese of Basel, Switzerland. (Facebook)
September 12, 2019, 3:48 PM EDT
Rev. Franklin Graham.  (YouTube)
September 12, 2019, 11:31 AM EDT
Mass murderer James Holmes. (YouTube)
September 11, 2019, 1:30 PM EDT
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro with President Trump at the White House. (Getty Images)
September 10, 2019, 3:27 PM EDT
Rep. Mo Brooks (R-Ala.)
September 10, 2019, 12:58 PM EDT
Ringo Starr, left, and his fellow Beatle, Paul McCartney.  (Getty Images)
September 9, 2019, 3:06 PM EDT
Pope Francis. (Getty Images)
September 9, 2019, 11:18 AM EDT
Chicago's Democratc Mayor Lori Lightfoot. (Getty Images)
September 6, 2019, 12:13 PM EDT
Bishop Kevin Vann, head of the Catholic Diocese of Orange, Calif.
September 5, 2019, 3:57 PM EDT
Rev. Franklin Graham. (YouTube)
September 4, 2019, 5:13 PM EDT
Fr. Daniel Reehill, pastor of  St. Edward Catholic Church. 
September 3, 2019, 5:36 PM EDT
(Getty Images) Alan Fabbri, the mayor of Ferrara, Italy, has ordered the purchase of 385 crucifixes to be displayed in the classrooms of the city's public schools this year, reported GloriaTV/en.news.
September 3, 2019, 2:31 PM EDT
David Simon, the writer and producer of HBO's The Wire.  (Getty Images)