Michael joined CNSNews.com in 2007. He has worked as a writer for The McLaughlin Group; associate editor of Consumers' Research magazine; 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

April 21, 2016, 12:04 PM EDT
Because of North Carolina's law that says biological males must use men's rest rooms and locker rooms (and women use female facilities), the British government has issued a travel warning to its LGBT citizens who may be traveling to the Tar Heel state.
April 20, 2016, 4:14 PM EDT
President Barack Obama met with the King of Saudi Arabia on Wednesday to discuss Iran, terrorism, and Middle East tensions. The two met in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, a country that operates under sharia (Islamic law) and where people can be put to death for apostasy, sorcery, adultery, and gay sex.
April 13, 2016, 5:48 PM EDT
Although many large businesses, including PayPal, Apple, Microsoft, and Coca-Cola, have criticized North Carolina’s new locker room and bathroom law as “discriminatory” to LGBT people, those same four corporations do business in Middle Eastern countries where homosexual conduct and cross-dressing are illegal.