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Past articles by Michael:

Arizona Has Its Own Big Lie. This Man Is Fighting Back.

Cochise County Supervisor Tom Crosby questioned voting machines in the November election—and now faces a recall attempt. → Read More

Tennessee Abortion Ban a ‘Nightmare’ for Woman With Doomed Pregnancy

Her fetus will not survive, but her doctor cannot even give her advice about terminating. → Read More

Rebel Texas Councilwoman’s Re-Election Bid Is Mysteriously Blocked

She asked questions and was arrested before a meeting. The case was dropped, but now she is facing a new challenge. → Read More

Missouri Lawmakers Are ‘at War’ With This Trans 9-Year-Old, Dad Says

“Trans kids are among the most vulnerable kids. They’re really easy punching bags.” → Read More

Idaho Lawmaker Wants Children to Work for Those Free Lunches

Idaho state Rep. Ron Mendive has a plan to help balance school budgets: put kids to work. → Read More

Racist RSVP Cannot Ruin 9-Year-Old’s Birthday

There was a public outpouring after the party girl’s mom shared the heartbreaking incident on social media. → Read More

How a Long Island Car Crash Saved a Family in Ukraine

The former owner of the junked VW Jetta got an Instagram message with an extraordinary story. → Read More

‘Iowa Mama Bear’ Cut From Mike Flynn’s Cuckoo Circus

She’s apparently too much even for the lunatic fringe. → Read More

Kristi Noem Manages to Make Ron DeSantis Look Less Awful

The South Dakota governor’s mouthpiece attacked the Florida governor over abortion. → Read More

Hundreds of New Yorkers (and Some Cats) Are Vying to Be Chief Rat Killer

Who knew the job of exterminating the city’s “relentless rat population” would have so many takers? Sadly, the cats that applied aren’t getting serious consideration. → Read More

Ouster Exposes DeSantis’ ‘Politics-Free’ Schools Hypocrisy

The Florida governor claims politics has no place in the classroom but the ousting of a well-liked school board superintendent proves it is thriving on school boards. → Read More

It’s Sickening How Many Guns Were Sold on Black Friday

Somehow, 600-plus mass shootings this year have not dampened the nation’s thirst for deadly weapons. → Read More

Remember When DeSantis Couldn’t Stop Kissing Trump’s Ass?

Before Ron DeSantis thought he was sent by God, he treated Trump like the almighty. → Read More

‘Tough-on-Crime’ Rep. Lee Zeldin Didn’t Vote on Police Bills

He’s stoking fear to gain ground against New York Gov. Kathy Hochul. But he won’t say why he didn’t take a stand on this legislation. → Read More

Even by Florida GOP Standards, This Is Lunacy

Michael Flynn joined a Proud Boy on the Sarasota Republican Party executive committee—and he’s going to be a poll watcher. → Read More

‘Definitely Made My Day’: 9/11 Families on al Qaeda Chief Zawahiri’s Killing

Zawahiri’s killing prompted no spontaneous cheers at Ground Zero like the death of bin Laden, but it was a fitting reminder that “we don’t give up,” one 9/11 family member noted. → Read More

‘Proud’ Gunmaker Figures Out How to Make Mass Shootings Worse

The assault rifle was made for the military and is already being marketed to the public. → Read More

Why It Took Grit—and Luck—to Trace the Parade Massacre Gun to Robert ‘Bobby’ Crimo

Federal agents should have just looked up the murder weapon’s owner on the national gun registry—except no such registry exists. Instead, it took some determined ATF agents. → Read More

Uvalde School Police Chief Must Resign Now

Pedro Arredondo started his career as a 911 operator and yet he did nothing as scared children called repeatedly for help. → Read More

Daniel Defense, the Maker of the Uvalde Shooter’s ‘Perfect Rifle,’ Abruptly Exits the NRA Convention

But the company may still benefit from Tuesday’s horror, just as its sales went up after the 2012 slaughter of 20 kids and six adults at Sandy Hook Elementary School. → Read More