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).
Death penalty appropriate at Penn State
"If this doesn't qualify for the death penalty, God help us on the day we find out what does.I also don't want to hear the tired line about how you 'can't punish these kids.'
Look at it this way: This cover-up of horrific crimes was aimed at making sure
Churchill got it right
“A little Madness in the Spring,” observed Emily Dickinson, “is wholesome even for the King.”
As the Spring of the Endless Campaign evolved into the Summer of Perpetual Elections, the interminable tantrum turned from rallies and petitions to the main event: the recall of Gov. Scott Walker, who became the first governor ever to be elected twice for the same term.
Irresistibly, the mind turns to Winston Churchill’s observation that there is “nothing more exhilarating than to be shot at without result.”
ObamaCare is an unhealthy prescription
"Too few are studying the law’s practical impact. The best place to see the effects of the law is in our nation’s laboratories, the states. Although the Supreme Court has ruled on the constitutionality of the act,
Harry Reid vs. the bimbos
"Love them or hate them, Kim Kardashian and Paris Hilton 'create' plenty of jobs. Harry Reid? Not so much."
Is the web driving us mad?
“Tweets, texts, emails, posts. New research says the Internet can make us lonely and depressed—and may even create more extreme forms of mental illness."
Despite obesity concerns, gym classes are cut
“More than a half-century ago, President Dwight D. Eisenhower formed the President’s Council on Youth Fitness, and today Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg and Michelle Obama are among those making childhood obesity a public cause. But even as virtually every state has undertaken significant school reforms, many American students are being granted little or no time in the gym.”
10 ways women can wreck their marriage
"If some of you ladies want to know how you can suck the life out of your marriage and drive your good husband to insanity, or to the bar, or into the arms of another woman, or to a divorce attorney, or just shrivel him up into a conquered quail who inwardly loathes you as he dies a slow, emotionally tortuous death, well then . . . this is your lucky day.”
Minorities should be outraged by the liberal rationale to oppose voter ID laws