Political divorce in Japan: U.S. Marine base in Okinawa good for Washington but bad for Okinawans

What are the ramifications of the mini political shake up in Tokyo following the decision by Japanese prime Minister Yukio Hatoyama to leave the U.S. base in a less crowded part of Okinawa, after making campaign promises to remove said base? Well, in short, it has resulted in a divorce. A small party headed by […]

WASHINGTON: Would tax reform, including a larger tax deduction for children of married parents stem the divorce rate in America?

An article I was reading from American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research (“AEI“) suggested that tax reform policies that are “pro family” (such as a larger dependent deduction) might just be what the GOP needs to promise voters in order to take the White House back from Barack Obama. Might it also be what […]