Jim Capretta saw the Obamacare debacle coming when it was months away. On July 5, the Obama administration released a 600 page regulation announcing a one-year delay in part of Obamacare’s implementation. States would not have to check the income of people applying for subsidies, according to the administration’s guidance. The administration simply would not be ready in time.
From journalists Robin Morgan and Ariel Leve comes The Year of the Revolution, a compendium of first-person recollections on the art, sound, and fashion of 1963. From the debuts of Dylan and The Beatles on the same winter night in England, through the November assassination of President Kennedy, this collection of eyewitness accounts provides an immersive guide to the history under discussion.
Maintaining a residual U.S. and NATO force in Afghanistan beyond 2014 remains critical to preventing the Taliban and al Qaeda from regaining a foothold in the country, according to a Department of Defense report released Friday.