Michael Zucker received a B.A. in political science from the University of Michigan. In the mid-sixties he was president of the Beverly Hills Democratic Club, then the largest political club in California. For over fifteen years he has been writing columns for the Tahoe Daily Tribune. Other publications include the Chicago Tribune, Ann Arbor News, the Detroit Free Press, and Investors Business Daily. This transplanted New Yorker is a stockbroker now residing in South Lake Tahoe, California.