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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.

Recommended Reading (06/14/14)

Recommended Reading

Here are interesting articles from the past week that are worth a read (even if, on occasion, I do not agree).

ADDED 6/15/14: 9 ways fathers can avoid raising a Barack Obama

Teach your child that glib speeches read from a teleprompter that are laced with platitudes and horse manure do not replace character, honesty and integrity.


The Daddy Juggle: Work, Life, Family and Chaos

Can working fathers have it all? Some of them are giving it a shot.

A new generation of fathers with corporate jobs is joining the debate about balancing work and family, a conversation long driven by working women. As the number of dual-earner couples grows and more men make sacrifices to support their wives' careers, some fathers are asking employers for guidance and action or tapping flexible-workplace policies originally designed for working mothers. Others are curbing their career goals to spend more time at home.


Why Dads are essential to kids

According to the National Fatherhood Initiative, kids who grow up without dads are more likely to grow up poor, drop out of school, end up in jail and encounter numerous other struggles in life than kids who grow up with dads do.


The Father's Day Index: Feeling valued

Dad's value is about $24,000 this year, but here's how to make him feel like a million bucks.


Dear Hillary: Run

Let’s face it, Hillary. You’ve never excelled at anything except being an activist in college and standing by your man Bill.

You were a lousy senator from New York. You were a lousy secretary of state — and not just because of Benghazi.

You have no issue to run on, except that you’re a woman. And the only thing you have going for you is that you’re still married to Bill and everyone loves and adores him now that he is powerless.


There is no war on teachers

Why eliminating teacher tenure for K-12 schools will lift school performance.


20 years ago, OJ kicked off the fall of civilization

It was the start of reality TV and the dumbing down of the media.


Book: Is Homosexual Acceptance Making America's Institutions Weaker?

In his new book, Making Gay Okay: How Rationalizing Homosexual Behavior is Changing Everything, Robert R. Reilly argues that the American public is being forced to think that homosexuality is morally acceptable. Reilly contends that the gay movement transformed from an initial plea for tolerance into a movement that forcefully demands universal acceptance by all societal institutions.


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