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

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.
July 7, 2008, 8:23 PM EDT
(Editor's Note: In the second 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.") (Read Part One)  (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.
July 7, 2008, 8:23 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - Ave Maria School of Law in Ann Arbor, Mich., opened its doors in 2000 with a unique vision: to establish a new Catholic law school dedicated to providing students with an outstanding legal education rooted in the Catholic intellectual tradition.