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
Chile's miners......MORE......AND MORE.
Betty Anne Waters
Ali Robinson and Ali Robinson
VILLAINS OF THE WEEK
Shawn Nash and Maria Woodruff
Hardy Middle School
QUOTES OF THE WEEK
“When you were first elected, it seemed as though the sky was falling in terms of the economy. There was a bailout that you supported, there was stimulus that added to our deficit, but yet it seems as though our unemployment rate still rises. You said it won't go past 8% and now it's at 9.5% So, my question to you is: Why should we still support you going forward with your economic policies and if the economic does not improve over the next years, why should we vote you back in?”
Adam Hunter to Barack Obama at a
“The governor is not a nice person. He’s not a nice human being. If that were a qualifier to be governor, he would not be governor.”
A former Jim Doyle staffer wishing to be anonymous in an interview with the Capital Times.
U.S. Senator Russ Feingold in a second debate with GOP opponent Ron Johnson in
“I have a very specific proposal. We repeal the health care bill. That will save trillions in unfunded liability, save trillions in deficit spending over the next decade, and it will restore the $500 billion that’s been taken out of the Medicare program.”
Johnson's response to Feingold.
“So Russ, you and I have a little something in common.”
First Lady Michelle Obama, during a Feingold fundraiser in
“Science has clearly shown us the greatest path towards a cure for people like my wife or anyone else is adult stem cell research. We can be a leader in
Scott Walker, whose wife is diabetic, saying he'd shift funding at UW-Madison away from embryonic stem cell research to adult stem cell research.
“This is basically ignorance. I would pick up my funding and go somewhere else. I can't give up $2 million in grants to stay in
David Gamm, a stem cell researcher at UW-Madison's Waisman Center, on
“Just recently, (Barbara)Walters said she was happy that Rick Sanchez was fired for making an allegedly anti-Semitic remark. Now she is upset with O'Reilly for his allegedly anti-Muslim remark. Catholics are still waiting for her to discover anti-Catholicism.”
Catholic League Bill Donohue
“We live in more of a p*ssy generation now,” Clint Eastwood told Esquire magazine last year. “[E]verybody’s become used to saying, ‘Well, how do we handle it psychologically?’” Eastwood tells truths.
Conservative columnist Jonah Goldberg
"Clearly there cannot be any rape within the marriage. Maybe aggression, maybe indecent activity... Because when they got married, the understanding was that sexual intercourse was part of the marriage, so there cannot be anything against sex in marriage. Of course, if it happened without her desire, that is no good, that is not desirable.”
Sheikh Maulana Abu Sayeed, who is president of the Islamic Sharia Council, told a website that "sex is part of marriage" and suggested that husbands who commit such acts should not be prosecuted.
OUTRAGE OF THE
The state of Illinois.........and they're not alone.
MOST OVER-HYPED STORY OF THE WEEK
Liberals in a snit over Rebecca Kleefisch ad.
MOST UNDER-REPORTED STORY OF THE WEEK
"The 2010 Spending Record"
STRANGEST, MOST UNUSUAL STORY OF THE WEEK
A perfect ten.
Wanted woman flags down police.
How much is a poke in the eye at a strip club worth?
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