Posts Tagged ‘Michelle Minton’
March 8th, 2013 at 8:32 am
Podcast: Do Sin Taxes Increase Public Health or the Public Coffers?
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In an interview with CFIF, Michelle Minton, Consumer Policy Studies Fellow at the Competitive Enterprise Institute, discusses “The Wage of Sin Taxes,” why they do nothing to reduce societal costs, how NYC Mayor Bloomberg’s ban on big soda could spoil family pizza night, and what’s wrong with proposed energy drink bans.

Listen to the interview here.

February 25th, 2013 at 2:57 pm
This Week’s Radio Lineup: CFIF’s Renee Giachino Hosts “Your Turn” on WEBY Radio 1330 AM
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Join CFIF Corporate Counsel and Senior Vice President Renee Giachino today from 4:00 p.m. CST to 6:00 p.m. CST (that’s 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. EST) on Northwest Florida’s 1330 AM WEBY, as she hosts her radio show, “Your Turn: Meeting Nonsense with Commonsense.”  Today’s guest lineup includes:

4:00 CST/5:00 pm EST:  Author and Humorist Melinda Rainey Thompson:  Pensacola Symphony Orchestra Guild’s Magnolias & White Linen luncheon and her four top-selling books, including “I’ve Had It Up To Here With Teenagers”;

4:30 CST/5:30 pm EST:  Congressman Steven Palazzo (R-MS):  H.J. Res. 28, Proposed Amendment to Constitution to Limit Power of Congress to Impose a Tax on a Failure to Purchase Goods or Services;

4:45 CST/5:45 pm EST:  Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli:  “The Last Line of Defense: The New Fight for American Liberty;”

5:00 CST/6:00 pm EST:  Michelle Minton, Fellow in Consumer Policy Studies at Competitive Enterprise Institute:  “The Wages of Sin Taxes” and Mayor Bloomberg’s ban on 2-liter sodas with your pizza; and

5:30 CST/6:30 pm EST:  Larry Reed, President of Foundation for Economic Education:  Freedom Academy Ft. Lauderdale, March 9, 2013.

Listen live on the Internet here.   Call in to share your comments or ask questions of today’s guests at (850) 623-1330.

September 28th, 2012 at 2:01 pm
Podcast: Nanny State New York City is Bad for Business
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Michelle Minton, Fellow in Consumer Policy Studies at the Competitive Enterprise Institute, discusses how New York City’s big-soda ban will do nothing to solve obesity, further entrench the idea that New York is bad for business, and which begs the question:  Who has the right to decide what you consume?

Listen to the interview here.