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

May 8, 2009, 3:58 PM EDT
President Barack Obama speaks about jobs, Friday, May 8, 2009, in the Eisenhower Executive Office building on the White House complex in Washington. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)
May 7, 2009, 2:41 PM EDT
Vice President Joe Biden (foreground) and President Barack Obama (AP Photo)
April 27, 2009, 1:45 PM EDT
Mary Ann Glendon, Learned Hand Professor of Law at Harvard Law School, former U.S. ambassador to the Vatican (2007-09). (Photo courtesy of Harvard Law School Web site.)
April 10, 2009, 11:13 AM EDT
It’s no surprise that President Barack Obama has backed away from his campaign pledge to speak the truth about the Armenian genocide. Last year, he courted Armenian-Americans and people concerned about human rights for their votes. Once elected, he betrayed them. This is what dishonest politicians do.   For some background: When World War I started in 1914, the Turkish government sided with Germany against France, Britain, and Russia.  
April 2, 2009, 7:14 PM EDT
President Barack Obama (AP Photo)
March 27, 2009, 12:51 PM EDT
Catholic Archbishop Raymond Burke
March 24, 2009, 5:35 PM EDT
The Annunciation, by Barthelemy Eyck
March 18, 2009, 4:00 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) – House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) announced on Wednesday afternoon that President Barack Obama is shelving a controversial proposal that would have forced the private health insurance of veterans to pay for their w
March 3, 2009, 4:28 PM EST
Rep. John Shadegg (R-Ariz.) (Courtesy of Rep. Shadegg's Web site)
February 20, 2009, 11:22 AM EST
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) (AP Photo)
February 11, 2009, 7:50 PM EST
Charles Darwin (1809 - 1882) (Photo: Public Domain)
January 12, 2009, 6:54 PM EST
Pope Benedict XVI (Photo: Associated Press)
January 9, 2009, 6:58 PM EST
Rev. Richard John Neuhaus (1936 - 2009) (Photo courtesy of First Things)
December 23, 2008, 9:28 AM EST
Nativity scene. (Photo: Wikipedia)
November 4, 2008, 8:14 PM EST
Sen. Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) says the Fairness Doctrine brings "balance" to the public airwaves.
July 7, 2008, 8:33 PM EDT
(Correction: Fixes the name of Eternal Word Television Network.)
July 7, 2008, 8:24 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - President Bush has taped a surprise "good luck" video for a U.S. soldier, Capt. Joe Kobes, who is a contestant on the popular television game show, "Deal or No Deal," White House spokesman Tony Fratto said Friday. The president's video will air on Monday's episode of NBC's "Deal or No Deal," and the network will be previewing clips from the video over the weekend.
July 7, 2008, 8:23 PM EDT
(Editor's Note: In the first of a two-part interview, Cybercast News Service speaks to Humberto Fontova, author of the new book, "Exposing the Real Che Guevara and the Useful Idiots Who Idolize Him.")(CNSNews.com) - Che Guevara, who aided Fidel Castro in his rise to power in Cuba in the late 1950s and early 1960s, is today an icon of liberal culture worldwide. His picture and image adorn countless products, from posters to t-shirts to CD cases to bikinis.