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.
A look back at the people and events that made news the past week. Week-ends is a regular weekly feature of This Just In...
HEROES OF THE WEEK
Dr. Ludwig Guttmann
VILLAINS OF THE WEEK
QUOTES OF THE WEEK
“President Obama’s never run a company. He hasn’t even run a garage sale or seen the inside of a lemonade stand”
Republican Party chairman Reince Preibus.
“Fifty-five years ago, when my dad was a penniless teenager, thank God some well-meaning bureaucrat didn’t put his arm around him and say ‘let me take care of you’”
Republican Senate candidate Ted Cruz.
“And that is where this boy I met at a high school dance comes in. His name is Mitt Romney and you really should get to know him”
Ann Romney, wife of Mitt Romney.
“Tonight, we’re gonna do what my mother taught me. Tonight, we’re gonna choose respect over love”
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie.
“This is a moment – an election – of consequence. Because it just has to be – that the most compassionate and freest country on the face of the earth – will continue to be the most powerful” Former secretary of state Condoleeza Rice.
“College graduates should not have to live out their 20s in their childhood bedrooms, staring up at fading Obama posters and wondering when they can move out and get going with life”
Vice-presidential candidate Paul Ryan.
“My brother, well, I love my brother. He is a man of integrity, courage, and honour, and during incredibly challenging times, he kept us safe. So, Mr President, it is time to stop blaming your predecessor for your failed economic policies”
Florida Governor Jeb Bush, speaking about his brother, former President George W. Bush.
“I remember three and a half years ago when Mr Obama won the election, everyone was crying ... Oprah was crying. I was even crying. I haven’t cried that hard since I found out there’s 23 million unemployed people in this country”
Actor and director Clint Eastwood.
“Our problem with President Obama isn’t that he’s a bad person. By all accounts, he too is a good husband and a good father and, thanks to lots of practice, a good golfer ... Our problem is that he’s a bad president”
Senator Marco Rubio.
“I wish President Obama had succeeded because I want
“President Obama promised to slow the rise of the oceans and to heal the planet. My promise is to help you and your family”
OUTRAGE OF THE WEEK
GAB approves cell phone residency against staff advice
MOST UNDER-REPORTED STORY OF THE WEEK
Better results for choice schools.
MOST OVER-HYPED STORY OF THE WEEK
You'd think Clint Eastwood was running for Prez.
STRANGEST, MOST UNUSUAL STORY OF THE WEEK
The PC Police strike again.
Inflation causes man to call police.
That's it for Week-ends. Thanks for stopping by.
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