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

September 10, 2012, 4:46 PM EDT
Then Chief-of-Staff Rahm Emanuel and President Barack Obama in 2009. (AP)
August 8, 2012, 2:13 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) – France’s Socialist president, Francois Hollande, has proposed rasing the tax rate to 75 percent on income above 1 million euros ($1.24 million) a year, a proposal that libe
July 11, 2012, 5:45 PM EDT
Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa) and Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.) (AP Photo)
July 11, 2012, 5:44 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) – Although the House of Representatives, dominated by Republicans, voted to repeal the Affordable Care Act, a.k.a.
June 20, 2012, 5:16 PM EDT
In this July 14, 2009 file photo, a cluster of windmills catch the wind blowing on Stetson Mountain, in Range 8, Township 3, Maine. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty, files)
June 13, 2012, 5:14 PM EDT
April 26, 2012, 7:16 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - Vice President Joe Biden said that when he was first elected to the U.S. Senate back in 1972, his view of U.S.
April 25, 2012, 5:51 PM EDT
Senate Foreign Relations Committee member Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., left, jokes with Sen. Joseph Lieberman, I-Conn., before Rubio spoke about foreign policy at the Brookings Institution, in Washington, Wednesday, April 25, 2012. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
March 29, 2012, 4:25 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) – House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) said that Rep.
March 16, 2012, 12:46 PM EDT
February 29, 2012, 4:14 PM EST
Former Rep. David McIntosh (R-Ind.) (AP Photo)