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

July 2, 2014, 5:35 PM EDT
The Duck Dynasty family ending another episode with a prayer of thanksgiving to God at the dinner table. (Photo: A&E)
July 1, 2014, 11:35 AM EDT
Miss Kay and her husband, Phil Robertson, who head the Duck Dynasty family in West Monroe, Louisiana. (Photo: A&E)
June 24, 2014, 1:37 PM EDT
Phil Robertson, patriarch of the Duck Dynasty family. (Photo: A&E) (CNSNews.com) – Duck Dynasty patriarch Phil Robertson defended his comments about homosexual behavior being sinful, saying he was just quoting the Bible and that he was “trying to help those poor souls and turn them to Jesus.”
June 19, 2014, 1:15 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) – Public confidence in television news is at an all-time low, according to a survey released today by Gallup.
June 19, 2014, 11:40 AM EDT
Deidre Gurney, executive producer of "Duck Dynasty." (Photo: Gurney Productions)
June 18, 2014, 3:43 PM EDT
Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone, head of the Catholic archdiocese of San Francisco. (AP)
June 17, 2014, 5:11 PM EDT
Computer hard drive. (AP)
June 5, 2014, 8:40 AM EDT
President Ronald Reagan, who died 10 years ago on June 5, did not hesitate to describe liberalism as essentially fascism in a 1975 interview with CBS’s 60 Minutes, a political characterization that few, if any, public leaders seem willing to utter, let alone discuss, today.
June 4, 2014, 11:31 AM EDT
(CNSNews.com) – Duck Dynasty patri
June 2, 2014, 1:44 PM EDT
Pope Francis. (AP) (CNSNews.com) – Pope Francis said married couples and their children, the family, constitute the “domestic church where Jesus grows” through love, and that this love is what the Devil wants to “destroy” and this explains why “the Devil attacks the family so much.” "[T]he Devil wants to destroy" the family, he said.
May 30, 2014, 12:31 PM EDT
Academy Award-winning actor Denzel Washington. (AP)
May 28, 2014, 3:50 PM EDT
Maya Angelou (1928 - 2014). (AP)