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 15, 2013, 3:09 PM EDT
James "Wally" Brewster, President Barack Obama's openly gay nominee to be ambassador to the Dominican Republic. (AP)
July 11, 2013, 9:37 PM EDT
Bishop Thomas Paprocki, head of the Catholic diocese of Springfield, Illinois.
July 9, 2013, 1:24 PM EDT
Ray Salva, former state Democratic representative in the Missouri House of Representatives, who pleaded guilty to illegally receiving $58,816 in Social Security disability payments while working as a legislator earning $30,000 a year.
July 3, 2013, 2:46 PM EDT
George Zimmerman, left, and Trayvon Martin. (AP)
June 25, 2013, 2:16 PM EDT
Clare Daly, deputy in the Parliament of Ireland, member of United Left Alliance for Dublin North. (AP)
June 10, 2013, 5:18 PM EDT
(AP Photo) (CNSNews.com) – A new report by the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration (TIGTA) concerning a three-day, $4.1 million conference for Internal Revenue Service employees, shows that the IRS was not able to document all its expenses for the event including, for instance, receipts and W-2 wage and tax statements.
May 31, 2013, 1:10 PM EDT
President Barack Obama signs the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act into law, Mar. 23, 2010. (AP)