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, Associated Press, Scripps Howard, CBS, ABC, and Congressional Quarterly, among other outlets, including the following books: 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

April 12, 2013, 7:57 PM EDT
Cameron Serafin, 5 years old. Contact Fairfax County Police at 703-691-2131.
April 10, 2013, 6:32 PM EDT
Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith. (AP) (CNSNews.com) – Former Communist Party member and long-time radical left activist Angela Davis is the subject of a new documentary partly financed by Hollywood mogul Jada Pinkett Smith (wife of actor Will Smith), who praised the Lenin Peace Prize winner  as a “figure that embodied justice and freedom.”
April 8, 2013, 7:15 PM EDT
The Rolling Stones: Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Ronnie Wood, Charlie Watts. (AP)
March 18, 2013, 8:05 PM EDT
Pope Francis, formerly Cardinal Jorge Maria Bergoglio of Buenos Aires, Argentina. (AP)
March 6, 2013, 12:41 PM EST
Cardinal Raymond Burke, the chief justice at the Vatican. (AP)
February 20, 2013, 12:45 AM EST
MRC billboards in Times Square, "StopCensoringTheNews.org"
February 19, 2013, 1:00 PM EST
(AP Photo)
February 14, 2013, 12:21 AM EST
Author, TV host, and real estate tycoon Donald Trump said that Republican political consultant Karl Rove “made a fool out of himself” in the 2012 elections, stressing how much money was spent on candidates who lost and how Rove reacted to the election results.
February 13, 2013, 11:25 PM EST
Real estate mogul Donald Trump said that Republican political consultant Karl Rove, who served as a senior adviser and deputy chief of staff to President George W. Bush, was responsible for helping Barack Obama win the presidency in the 2008 election.
February 13, 2013, 1:05 AM EST
GOP political consultant Karl Rove. (AP)
February 12, 2013, 6:55 PM EST
Michael Reagan, the adopted son of former President Ronald Reagan and a long-time conservative talk-radio host and commentator. (AP)
February 9, 2013, 11:25 AM EST
Republican political consultant Karl Rove, a former deputy chief of staff in the George W. Bush administration. (AP)
February 7, 2013, 8:50 PM EST
Within a few hours of American Crossroads spokesman Jonathan Collegio smearing conservative Brent Bozell as a “hater” with a “sordid history” and “weird personal axes to grind,” at least 36 prominent conservative leaders had signed a letter demanding that Collegio be fired, stressing that an apology was not acceptable.
February 6, 2013, 1:32 PM EST
Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio, head of the Catholic diocese of Brooklyn, N.Y.
February 4, 2013, 5:20 PM EST
Archbishop Charles J. Chaput, head of the Catholic archdiocese of Philadelphia. (AP)