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).
The Dark Knight Movie Massacre & Why I Carry a Gun Everywhere I Go
"As the news starting pouring in about what happened in the theater this week when Satan’s spawn
'Yep, the armed citizen could have either killed him, sent him running for cover, or at least diverted his fire away from the masses and toward their person. Some readers, no doubt, are saying, 'Well that would be stupid. What if that citizen got shot trying to protect others?' To that I reply: Well, Dinky, if they would have been shot and killed at least they would have died a hero. Have you ever heard of the term 'hero'?"
“It must be lonely being
Romney’s best choice for VP: Scott Walker
No, you can't
“The tax dollars that paid for those roads, bridges, schools, and teachers didn't just come from ‘someone else’ or the ‘rest of us.’ They came from the innovators, the factory owners, and the entrepreneurs too. In 2009, the top 400 taxpayers paid almost as much in federal income taxes as the entire bottom 50 percent combined.
“The jobs created and the wages paid by those business owners fueled a lot of the tax payments made by ‘someone else’ and the ‘rest of us.’ The taxes imposed on those business owners could help entice them to ship jobs overseas.”
The left’s confused “you didn’t build that” defense
“You can tell President Obama’s defenders believe Mitt Romney’s new attack on Obama’s ‘If you’ve got a business, you didn’t build that’ comment is an existential threat to his campaign by the sheer volume of pixels devoted to the topic. Problem is, they just can’t quite agree on how to defend him…The real problem with Obama’s quote is that it made a long-standing and fundamental liberal argument in an unappealing way. Conservatives have every right to make him pay for the misstep.”
‘First jobs’ matter
“Unpaid internships are great. They are win-win. They let young people experiment with careers, and figure out what they’d like and what they’re good at. They help employers produce better things and recruit new employees.”
The Liberal Bill of Rights
"We, the liberals of the
The moral superiority of gun control
Gun control to women