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.
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HEROES OF THE WEEK
Hero Health Hire
Love this one.... Monique Lawless
VILLAINS OF THE WEEK
Atheists in Red Hook
NPR's Nina Totenberg
QUOTES OF THE WEEK
"Find me one clip of me saying anything but great things about teachers. The union is purposely ginning up this mindset that (teachers) are under attack, they’re under siege -- I think unfortunately creating great fear and division among teachers and other public employees, with the whole idea (to) use this as an issue to try to leverage a change in the political leadership.”
"People are ready to move on. And I don’t just mean one party or another. I think just in general. The average citizen in
Governor Walker commenting about upcoming recall elections
"'Shovel-ready’ was not as shovel-ready as we expected."
“We voted for our brother Barack, a beautiful human being with a sweet heart, and now he’s an assassin. They turned him into them. You talk about a man killing his own people. When you lie to the American people saying that Saddam Hussein had weapons of mass destruction. When you lie and then take innocent young men who come to serve their country, and send them to die in
"I think that one of the things the original Muppet movies did amazingly well, and it’s what Pixar does really well now, is that they don’t condescend to children by feeling like they have to dumb things down to the lowest common denominator. And when you don’t do that, you get a family film in its truest sense. And entire family can sit and watch and enjoy it. The worst equivalent is Barney the dinosaur, where parents are having to sit there while their kids watch this, and the parents want to blow their brains out."
Jason Segal who will star in a new Muppets movie coming out in November
OUTRAGE OF THE WEEK
President Obama's gaffe
MOST UNDER-REPORTED STORY OF THE WEEK
Shelley Moore..."We are not supposed to use school email, but since all of our rights are being taken away, I don't frankly care,"
MOST OVER-HYPED STORY OF THE WEEK
Chris Abele shaves.
STRANGEST, MOST UNUSUAL STORY OF THE WEEK
Talk about a hot bikini.
False teeth, real problem.
Poor refereeing blamed for....
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