Kevin Fischer is a veteran broadcaster, the recipient of over 150 major journalism awards from the Milwaukee Press Club, the Wisconsin Associated Press, the Northwest Broadcast News Association, the Wisconsin Bar Association, and others. He has been seen and heard on Milwaukee TV and radio stations for over three decades. A longtime aide to state Senate Republicans in the Wisconsin Legislature, Kevin can be seen offering his views on the news on the public affairs program, "InterCHANGE," on Milwaukee Public Television Channel 10, and heard filling in on Newstalk 1130 WISN. He lives with his wife, Jennifer, and their lovely baby daughter, Kyla Audrey, in Franklin.
Here are the topics Friday night at 6:30 on Milwaukee Public Television with a repeat Sunday morning at 11:00:
1 – Walker Train Dispute.
Why do the media (primarily the Journal Sentinel) continue to act like Governor-elect Scott Walker is going to change his mind and decide to support the high-speed train? He said every day during the campaign he would stop it, and he has repeated that nearly every day since the election. Aren’t we way past the point of arguing whether the high-speed train between
2 – Cigarette Labels.
The FDA has proposed some pretty graphic anti-smoking labels they hope to require cigarette-makers use. One has a guy in a casket, one has a guy with a hole in his throat, one has a body in the morgue, one has a person with rotting teeth. Is this a great move to continue to attack a product that causes so many health problems? Or, is it another example of the government going overboard in addressing the problems that are caused by a legal product? Or, should people be allowed to make their own decisions about whether they want to smoke or not?
3 – Veterans Day.
Today is Veteran’s Day. Do you think it means much to people anymore? With all the World War Two veterans dying off, is Veterans Day becoming less important? Are the Korean,