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.
Driving home from work the other day as I turned into my subdivision of God’s Country/ Tax Hell
It can’t be!
One by one.
Up and down every household.
There they were, tossed with total disregard for what was to happen over the next 2, 4, 6, 10 months.
Big, fat, thick, yellow plastic-enclosed bricks.
What the hell good are these?
Who the hell even uses these anymore?
SOB, the Yellow Pages fairy made its annual drop.
The city of
Their reasoning is spelled out in the latest city newsletter:
"What’s driving this change? The City is switching to the carts to increase the amount of recycled material, thus reducing material going to the landfill; to make it easier to get recyclables to the curb; and to reduce litter and …."
Here’s my favorite part…
"Increase the aesthetics of the streets on collection day. "
God forbid we could have any street in God’s Country look the least bit unkempt, on trash collection day especially. So our local government know-hows will mandate new carts because
It’s only been a few days since the worthless Yellow Pages have been delivered. At our residence, we have taken ours inside. My next door neighbor whom I’ve seen hundreds of times walk to his mailbox on a daily basis has decided he will not bend down and pick up the yellow depository. The same holds true up and down my subdivision.
Who’d have thunk it. Franklinites…a bunch of pigs. These are the same folks who hold their noses up at the local grocery store, pretending they’re better than everybody else.
It’s happened before, it’ll happen again. Lazy suburban dolts will let those phone books sit till next April when the thaw will show the books are still in the same spot where they were dumped the past October.