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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 young daughter, Kyla Audrey, in Franklin.

Oscar doesn't make 'em like he used to

We've done this the past couple of years. Here's the 2011 version:

Tonight that nauseating mutual admiration society of leftist, America-hating Hollywood elitists will pat themselves on the back and overestimate their worth and importance.

Oh for the days when Bob Hope was the emcee and real talent walked up to the podium to accept their awards.

I’m a firm believer in that age old phrase that “they just don’t make 'em like they used to.” Let’s take a look, in increments of five years, at the previous Academy Award winners for Best Picture:

1929-1930 All Quiet on the Western FrontAll Quiet on the Western Front Poster

1930-1931 Cimarron

Cimarron Poster

1935 – Mutiny on the Bounty
Mutiny on the Bounty Poster

1940 – Rebecca

Rebecca Poster

1945 – The Lost Weekend
The Lost Weekend Poster

1950 – All About Eve

All About Eve Poster

1955 – Marty
Marty Poster

1960 – The Apartment

The Apartment Poster

1965 – The Sound of Music
1965 - The Sound of Music Poster

1970 – Patton

Patton Poster

1975 – One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest

One Flew Over the Cuckoo

1980 – Ordinary People
Ordinary People Poster

1985 – Out of Africa

Out of Africa Poster

1990 – Dances with Wolves

Dances with Wolves Poster

1995 – Braveheart

Braveheart Poster

2000 – Gladiator

Gladiator Poster


 2005 – Crash

Crash Poster

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