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09.09.2009 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Lisa Kaiser
Fighting Bob Fest speaker Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont, the only independent member of the U.S. Senate, wonders: what�s so scary about government-run health care? Folks on Medicare and Medicaid, the military and veterans, kids from low-income families all rely on government-run programs for their health care. �It�s not like government-run health care is new to this country,� Sand...
09.09.2009 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Lisa Kaiser
Now in its eighth year, Fighting Bob Fest draws more than 10,000 progressives and activists to Baraboo to discuss politics and brainstorm solutions. In this Shepherd Q&A, its founder, attorney and former gubernatorial candidate Ed Garvey, previewed this year’s fest and offered his thoughts on some of the biggest political questions of the day. Shepherd: What does it mean to be a ...

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