Why Milwaukee Forgot Victor Berger

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*+-Peter Dreier: Berger would be shocked that Wisconsin is currently ground-zero in the nation’s right-wing crusade against unions and progressive government — causes that he espoused.

Glenn Beck: It’s a Blunderful Life

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*+-Robert Illes: Glenn has selected a small town in Wilmington, Ohio, from where he will do one of his live broadcasts, as a poster town for a latter day Bedford Falls which has resisted “becoming Pottersville” by being “self-reliant” against the government “takeover”. Needless to say, none of this has anything to do with either the story of the “It’s a Wonderful Life” film or reality.