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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.

Week-ends (11/24/12)

Week-ends


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


America's givers


Pete Vadola


Hero vets


Joe DiBernardo


Nico Castro


Andrzej Sekowski


Sia Ta Kian


Tim Allen


Jack Taylor


And don't miss this one...Dr. Russell Dohner



VILLAINS OF THE WEEK


Hamas


Audrey Collins


Sarah Hamilton-Parker


Ken Qualls



QUOTES OF THE WEEK 


We have got to stop dividing the American voters. We need to go after one hundred per cent of the votes, not fifty-three per cent.”
Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal


“The president was elected on the basis that he was not Romney and that Romney was a poopy-head and you should vote against Romney.”
Grover Norquist


"You know, I travel all around the country, every week I go to a different part of the country. I'm with small businesses. And I'm not hearing that.”
Obama’s Small Business Administration Chief Karen Mills on MSNBC saying she has not heard one case of Obamacare hurting small business.


You’ve never heard that? You need to talk to your staff and tell them to get you out of the bubble, because we are hearing that all the time.”
MSNBC host Joe Scarborough responding to Mills


The stores, we hear, will open on Thanksgiving. Isn’t that a sign of progress and liberation? Sorry, but no — it’s a sign of a further descent into a highly privatized, impersonal, keep-people-at-a-distance culture, one that values having stuff and doing things over just being with people whom we love, cherish and appreciate.
Timothy Dolan


“This film… takes you back to a younger, perhaps gentler, America. An America where only IBM and the military had computers. Where there [were] no smart phones… no emails. And a simpler America, where we didn’t read other people’s emails, so we didn’t know four-star generals were having affairs.”
Mick Jagger, introducing the new HBO documentary “The Rolling Stones: Crossfire Hurricane.”


“A situation that has been comprehensively mismanaged, characterized by a string of blunders and miscalculations.”
The definition of “omnishambles,” the Oxford University Press word of the year
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“Has anyone ever told you that you look like John McCain?”
An Arizona man to John McCain.



OUTRAGE OF THE WEEK


Black Friday.

Headlines from the Drudge Report:

'Gang fight' at Black Friday sale...
Man Punched in Face Pulls Gun On Line-Cutting Shopper...
Shots fired outside WALMART...
Shoppers smash through door at URBAN OUTFITTERS...
Customers run over in parking lot...
Woman busted after throwing merchandise...
Thousands storm VICTORIA'S SECRET...
VIDEO: Insane battle over phones...
Mayhem at Nebraska mall where 9 murdered in 2007...
Shoplifter tries to mace security guards...

Men Steal Boy's Shopping Bag Outside BED, BATH & BEYOND...
Heckler calls them zombies...



MOST UNDER-REPORTED STORY OF THE WEEK


Stimulus reporting errors



MOST OVER-HYPED STORY OF THE WEEK


Take your pick: Twinkies or Black Friday.



STRANGEST, MOST UNUSUAL STORY OF THE WEEK


WHAT kind of surgery?


That's it for Week-ends. 

We close with the latest from NewsBusted. NewsBusted is off this week, so here's last week's installment that we couldn't show you because we were off.
 

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