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

August 14, 2019, 12:58 PM EDT
Cardinal Raymond Burke. (Getty Images)
August 13, 2019, 4:21 PM EDT
Mayor Alfonso Cirulli.  (YouTube)
August 13, 2019, 12:16 PM EDT
Jakub Baryla, removed by police for trying to block a "gay pride" parade, Aug. 12, 2019. 
August 12, 2019, 4:21 PM EDT
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August 12, 2019, 12:11 PM EDT
Actor/activist Richard Gere. (Pablo Blazquez Dominguez, Getty Images.)
August 9, 2019, 4:38 PM EDT
(Getty Images) (CNSNews.com) -- A new survey shows that beer is the No. 1 preferred alcoholic beverage among American adults who drink while wine and liquor are nearly tied for second place.
August 9, 2019, 12:26 PM EDT
Confessional booth. (Getty Images)
August 7, 2019, 1:12 PM EDT
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August 5, 2019, 4:16 PM EDT
Mother Teresa (1910-1997) (Getty Images)
August 5, 2019, 11:29 AM EDT
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August 2, 2019, 4:51 PM EDT
Arbp. Marek Jedraszewski. (Adam Bujak/Wydawnictwo Biały Kruk)
August 2, 2019, 9:04 AM EDT
(Getty Images) (CNSNews.com) -- The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reported today that the employment level for black Americans, age 16 and over, seasonally adjusted, was at a record level in July of 19,481,000 employed.
August 1, 2019, 3:53 PM EDT
Rachel Maddow. (Getty Images)
July 31, 2019, 10:37 AM EDT
(YouTube) (CNSNews.com) -- A new survey shows that 67% of American adults oppose making cash-payment reparations to black Americans who are the descendants of slaves. Only 29% said cash-reparations should be made.
July 30, 2019, 11:27 AM EDT
Former Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.) (YouTube)