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, in my view, interesting, noteworthy columns and articles from the past week that I highly recommend (You will note that on occasion, I do not endorse the opinions of the author and may point that out. Despite my disagreements, I still feel the piece is worth a read).
What of the crimes, massacres prevented?
"A reader who refers to himself as 'a common-sense liberal' writes in:
In view of the agonized calls for increased restrictions on firearm ownership resurrected by the recent shooting in
High speed rail is a fast way to waste taxpayer money
"High-speed rail may sound like a good idea. It works, and reportedly even makes a profit, in
The truth about abortion
'The fact is that the majority of abortions — far from all, but the majority — serve as nothing more than routine birth control: Most women who have abortions became pregnant by willingly engaging in high-risk sexual activity, and many resort to abortion more than once. For a solid pro-choicer, this presents no problem; if unborn children have no rights, there is no harm done."
Why Sarah Palin Drives Them Wild
"I wonder how many television hosts and “journalists” tuned in to Sarah Palin’s interview on 'Hannity' this week, waiting with bated breath for her to say something they could try to distort. And the more she says 'this isn’t about me,' the more they make it about her. Let’s enter the world of Sarah Palin for a moment."
The State Against Blacks
“The welfare state has done to black Americans what slavery couldn't do. . . . And that is to destroy the black family.”
Don’t kids shovel anymore?
"During my nearly three decades in