Michelle Minton, Author at The American Spectator

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Michelle Minton
Michelle Minton is the Competitive Enterprise Institute’s fellow specializing in consumer policy, FDA regulation of non-pharmaceuticals, alcohol regulation, food and beverage regulation, and Internet gambling.
by | May 30, 2017

Last week I wrote about a new proposal, released by the House Energy and Commerce Committee, that would end the 25-year prohibition…

by | Aug 20, 2015

It’s back to school season, which for many parents means spending money on new clothes, shuttling young people from sports…

by | May 27, 2015

You might not know it, but about half the cost of your preferred alcoholic beverage is made up of taxes…

by | Oct 8, 2013

If the continued existence of mathematics depended on the ability of the Republicans to defend the proposition that two plus…

by | Oct 3, 2013

Even when it comes to something as basic, and apparently as simple and straightforward, as the question of who shut…

by | Oct 1, 2013

Despite evidence from around the world that minimum wage laws can price low-skilled workers out of jobs, the U.S. Department…

by | Sep 24, 2013

This has been the worst time, politically, for President Barack Obama since he took office. Recent polls reveal that public…

by | Sep 19, 2013

A survey of American economists found that 90 percent of them regarded minimum wage laws as increasing the rate of…

by | Sep 17, 2013

Political crusades for raising the minimum wage are back again. Advocates of minimum wage laws often give themselves credit for…

by | Sep 11, 2013

Chickens are coming home to roost for Barack Obama, both at home and overseas. When he first entered the White…

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