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

May 2, 2014, 10:49 AM EDT
(CNSNews.com) – The national unemployment rate was 6.3% in April, which is the same unemployment rate America experienced halfway through the last recession, in the fall of 2008.
April 28, 2014, 5:44 PM EDT
President Barack Obama. (AP) (CNSNews.com) – President Barack Obama has “once again” broken his promise and retreated from officially recognizing the genocide of 1.4 million Armenians by the Turkish government in 1915-18 on this year’s April 24 “Armenian Remembrance Day,” said the Armenian National Committee of America (ANCA).
April 28, 2014, 1:04 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) – The Tax Foundation has ranked the states by their state income tax rates and among the highest are California, Hawaii, and Oregon.
April 24, 2014, 2:47 PM EDT
Rev. Franklin Graham, left, with his father, Pastor Billy Graham. (AP)
April 22, 2014, 11:51 AM EDT
Actor Charlton Heston (1923-2008) as "Moses" in the 1956 film, "The Ten Commandments." (AP)
April 21, 2014, 12:08 PM EDT
Rev. Franklin Graham. (AP) (CNSNews.com) – Homosexuals can be forgiven and can go to Heaven if they repent and turn from their sins, and this is “the same for any of us,” said Rev. Franklin Graham on the Easter Sunday edition of ABC’s This Week, adding as an example that “a person cannot stay in adultery and be accepted by God.”
April 17, 2014, 1:00 PM EDT
Rev. Franklin Graham. (AP) (CNSNews.com) --  “We should be afraid of sharia law” in America, and Muslims here who want to practice sharia should go back to where they came from,  “to those nations that recognize sharia law,” said Rev. Franklin Graham, head of the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association.
April 14, 2014, 12:50 PM EDT
First lady Michelle Obama and her daughters had lunch with U2 rock star Bono at a pub in Dalkey, just south of Dublin, Ireland, on June 18, 2013.
April 11, 2014, 1:07 PM EDT
Mike Dickinson, a Democratic candidate vying to win the Virginia congressional seat now held by Republican Rep. Eric Cantor, apparently can’t keep from sticking his Twitter in his mouth when he tweets. He recently tweeted he would go “to war against @foxnews @nra @DarrellIssa & tea party,” which led to an embarrassing appearance for Dickinson on Fox’s On the Record show hosted by Greta Van Susteren.
April 9, 2014, 12:24 PM EDT
Actors Kevin Sorbo and Sam Jenkins.(CNSNews.com) – Although the news media and Hollywood relish telling stories about horrific crimes and serial killers, they are strangely silent about Dr.
April 7, 2014, 3:27 PM EDT
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