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).
2,000-plus turn out to "Celebrate Walker" in Wisconsin
"For conservatives who have felt their voices drowned out by the anti-Walker protest movement during the past year, Saturday was a time to shine."
'Illinois': French for 'Just like Greece'
"Even more interesting than the comparison of
Big labor, potentially big power in WI recall races
“To supporters, unions are a bastion of democracy, fighting for the rights of poor- and middle-class workers in a world ruled by greedy corporate managers with little regard for their employees or the effect of the corporate policies on the rest of society. To critics, unions are money- and power-hungry, offering job protection for lazy workers while discouraging non-union employment growth, constantly asking society for handouts and, particularly in the case of public unions, leeching off taxpayers."
A Naughty Newt, A Bitter Ex and Misplaced Rage
“As a Christian, I will neither defend nor excuse Newt's past adultery. That said, after watching his ex-wife Marianne go off on him on ABC, as a man, I now get why he supposedly wanted an ‘open marriage.’ Holy crikey. That chick is scary! Hell hath no fury like a furry woman. That's one angry, gangrenous ex-Gingrich chica right there, folks. Let's see ... what do we have here? Lonely and bitter? Table for one?”
Why use ‘despicable’, clueless left-wing media to moderate GOP debates?
“The ickiness of Diane Sawyer asking questions in her cloying voice is more than most can bear. The utter cluelessness of the questions these people think actual American voters care about is mystifying. The shameless and ham-handed pandering to conservatives by the networks is revolting.”
Middle America longs for conservatives to stand up to liberal bullying
"I wish Republican politicians would have faith in the largely conservative electorate and not behave as though they’ll make themselves unelectable unless they pander to Generic Moderate. Who is that guy, anyway? Have you ever met him?"
Top ten things we want to hear in Obama's State of the Union address
“President Obama is set to trek down
Voter ID and your kitchen sink
"Earlier this month,