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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.

U.S. health care is worth every penny


In Washington, Congress is poised to put HillaryCare on the front burner even though it would break the bank for the 932nd time. 

Closer to home in Madison, we’re in the middle of a state budget battle that’s not really a battle. Those who want to tax and spend Wisconsin into oblivion control the Joint Finance Committee. They control the state Assembly. They control the state Senate. And the chief tax and spend jester lives in the governor’s mansion who just can’t wait till the state Legislative socialists send him their budget so he can take out his veto pen, and tax and spend some more!

Do you play pool?

I do.

I’ve been playing since I was just a kid.

You don’t focus on the ball you’re shooting at. You plan your shots, two, three, four balls down the table.

So it is with the state budget.

The Democrats who’ve wanted control for so long now have it, so every Communist plot is being hatched, every attempt to separate you from your wallet is underway.

The budget Democrats want is going to pass. If it’s not nailed down, it will be taxed. If it is nailed down, it will be taxed.

The day after a major business leaves, Jim Doyle will hold a news conference feigning ignorance and blasting corporate America

What happens two, three, four balls down the table? State Democrats will continue their plan to turn USA into USSR with total government health care in Wisconsin.

The justification, i.e., talking point a la Obamessiah will be that our health care system (God, if we could only be more like Canada) just costs too much, dag nabbit!America’s health care system, arguably, is too costly. It’s still the best system of its kind in the world.

Want to know how that money is used and whether or not it’s a good deal?

I stumbled across this article in the Investor’s Business Daily from March of this year. In a nutshell, the costs of American health care result in Americans living a lot longer.

Please take a look at
"10 Surprising Facts About American Health Care," that shows how Americans get something for the extra dollars they spend.

Read…and then tell me why we should abandon what we have so Obama and the rest can run our health care system?

Our system is worth every cent. Just ask the people on this side of the grass.

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