Isabel Sawhill

For Isabel Sawhill's latest contributions to The Japan Times, see below:

Jun 4, 2012

Dan Quayle's line on couples rings prophetic

On May 19, 1992, as the presidential campaign season was heating up, Vice President Dan Quayle delivered a family-values speech that came to define him nearly as much as his spelling talents. Speaking at the Commonwealth Club of California, he chided Murphy Brown — ...

Feb 21, 2005

The right thing is not permanent tax cuts

WASHINGTON — Since his re-election, President George W. Bush has emphasized the need for U.S. fiscal responsibility. He has pledged to halve the enormous federal budget deficit in his second term. He has vowed to put social security on a sound, long-term footing. And ...