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.
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
Wisconsin Guard Soldiers
The Green Bay Packers
VILLAINS OF THE WEEK
Retired NYPD officers
Milwaukee Water Works
QUOTES OF THE WEEK
“By what right do progressives think they can decide who's got too much money? Where do they get off thinking they can remedially confiscate it? Is that in the Constitution? I didn't think so.”
Journal Sentinel columnist Patrick McIlheran
“Doyle is more hemmed in politically than at any point in his long public career.
can't even be Doyle succeed him, in the same picture with his handpicked choice to Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett, because Republicans would use the photo to reinforce their message that a Gov. Barrett would be a Doyle third term.
When he turns on TV, Doyle sees Republican Governors Association ads that tie him to Barrett and end by saying Barrett would be ‘like Doyle - only worse.’ Even lifelong, passionate Democrats grudgingly concede that the RGA ads are effective, savaging Barrett for any voter paying attention this summer. This summer, nobody has Jim Doyle's back.”
Wispolitics.com columnist Steve Walters
"I hear these people saying he's like George Bush. Those people ought to be drug tested. I mean, it's crazy. They will be satisfied when we have Canadian healthcare and we've eliminated the Pentagon. That's not reality."
White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs ripping liberal critics of President Obama.
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Blogger John Hawkins
“Contemporary liberalism means building a mosque rather than a memorial at Ground Zero—and telling your fellow citizens to shut up about it.”
Columnist William Kristol
“The biggest political change in my lifetime is that Americans no longer assume that their children will have it better than they did. This is a huge break with the past, with assumptions and traditions that shaped us.”
Columnist Peggy Noonan
“I don’t know how anyone of Hispanic heritage could be a Republican.”
OUTRAGE OF THE
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MOST OVER-HYPED STORY OF THE WEEK
MOST UNDER-REPORTED STORY OF THE WEEK
Black murders eight whites, media blames whites.
STRANGEST, MOST UNUSUAL STORY OF THE WEEK
Exotic dancer gets touched inappropriately, drags man to her death.
The "11th hole."
REMEMBER: Your suggestions/nominations for any of these categories every week are welcome, especially for HEROES OF THE WEEK. If you know of anyone in the community deserving of recognition, please e-mail me.