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 29, 2012, 4:14 PM EST
Former Rep. David McIntosh (R-Ind.) (AP Photo)
February 21, 2012, 8:00 PM EST
Billboards that read, "Don't Believe the Liberal Media!" were posted in Times Square by the watchdog group, Media Research Center, Feb. 21, 2012. (Photo courtesy MRC.)
February 11, 2012, 10:42 AM EST
Former Rep. David McIntosh (R-Ind.). (AP Photo)
January 23, 2012, 5:22 PM EST
January 19, 2012, 5:44 PM EST
Mount Pleasant, S.C. (CNSNews.com) – At a primary-campaign stop today in South Carolina, Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum claimed victory in the Iowa caucuses that were held on Jan.
January 9, 2012, 5:43 PM EST
Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney. (AP Photo/David Goldman)
December 30, 2011, 2:09 PM EST
"Newt (Chris Farley) Gingrich": “Let’s show America how many bills a Republican Congress can pass in 10 minutes when we’re not hampered by bizarre, weird Democrats.”
December 21, 2011, 6:44 PM EST
Republican presidential candidate former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney speaks to the media during a rally at Boiling Springs Fire Station, Friday, Dec. 16, 2011, in Greenville, S.C. (AP Photo/Rainier Ehrhardt)
December 21, 2011, 1:23 PM EST
An online petition at change.org is calling for the Denver Broncos, led by quarterback and outspoken Christian Tim Tebow, to make a video for the pro-homosexual “It Gets Better” campaign.
December 15, 2011, 4:11 PM EST
“National Review's endorsement of Romney & Huntsman proves only that this is no longer the magazine of William F. Buckley Jr. My uncle would be appalled,” said Bozell in postings on Facebook and on Twitter.
December 12, 2011, 5:50 PM EST
Newt Gingrich, left, and Mitt Romney, Republicans vying for the 2012 GOP presidential nomination. (AP Photo)
November 11, 2011, 5:52 PM EST
Gov. Cuomo has his gay “marriage” law and the misguided voters who go with it. But God’s law trumps all of it, for all authority – on Heaven and on Earth -- comes from God and not from the State.
November 7, 2011, 4:11 PM EST
(CNSNews.com) –  Occupy DC protestors used two small children placed in a plastic wagon to help erect a barricade and block people from exiting the DC Convention Center on Friday a
October 31, 2011, 5:19 PM EDT
In this photo provided by CBS News, Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain appears on CBS's "Face the Nation" in Washington Sunday, Oct. 30, 2011. (AP Photo/CBS News, Chris Usher)
October 27, 2011, 9:15 PM EDT
While there are numerous examples of anti-Semitic speech and anti-Jewish signs at the Occupy Wall Street (OWS) protests, the liberal media – ABC, CBS, NBC, and CNN – aren’t saying much about it.
October 19, 2011, 6:25 PM EDT
Hollywood star and outspoken liberal Alec Baldwin spoke with protestors at the Occupy Wall Street events in Manhattan and said entrepreneurs like Steve Jobs are important and that "capitalism is worthwhile."
October 7, 2011, 12:13 PM EDT
Pelosi herself has not even co-sponsored the president’s jobs bill, nor have any other Democrats in the House.