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

March 24, 2014, 1:28 PM EDT
Cardinal Raymond Burke, head of the Apostolic Signatura, the highest court at the Vatican.
March 19, 2014, 10:59 AM EDT
Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Tex.). (AP) (CNSNews.com) – Senator Ted Cruz (R-Tex.), a potential presidential contender in 2016, said the Republican Party needs a “big tent” that embraces centuries-old “American values” to succeed, adding that the GOP “should continue to defend life and that we should continue to defend traditional marriage.”
March 18, 2014, 12:51 PM EDT
Bill Gates, the founder of Microsoft and one of the world's wealthiest philanthropists, with an estimated net worth of $76.8 billion. (AP)
March 14, 2014, 4:23 PM EDT
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March 13, 2014, 11:46 AM EDT
Cardinal Timothy Dolan, head of the Catholic archdiocese of New York. (AP) (CNSNews.com) --  The office of Cardinal Timothy Dolan, who heads the Catholic archdiocese of New York, said the archbishop is “fully supportive” of the Church’s teaching on “homosexual activity, “particularly as it is expressed in the Catechism of the Catholic Church.”
March 11, 2014, 2:32 PM EDT
Keith Richards, the lead guitarist for the Rolling Stones and notorious all-around Hell-raiser in the rock n’ roll world, is slowing down slightly to finish writing a “children’s book,” which is scheduled to be published this September.
March 7, 2014, 3:39 PM EST
(AP Photo) (CNSNews.com) – In New York City, 80% of the babies killed by abortion in 2012 were minorities: Hispanics, Asians, Pacific Islanders, and Blacks.
March 7, 2014, 10:33 AM EST
(CNSNews.com) – The unemployment rate for teens, ages 16 to 19, was 21.4% in February, up from 20.7% in January, and higher than it has been since last November, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).
February 28, 2014, 1:43 PM EST
In case you have always wanted to see Vice President Joe Biden and President Barack Obama jogging around the White House, your wish has been answered. A new video was released yesterday.
February 25, 2014, 10:02 AM EST
(CNSNews.com) – Although whites outnumber blacks in Mississippi by nearly 2-to-1, 71.67% of the babies aborted in Mississippi are black, while 26.6% are white.
February 20, 2014, 11:31 AM EST