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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.

The ecomony is so bad...


HOW BAD IS IT?


The economy is so bad that...


Adults are moving back home to live with their folks.


College cafeterias are going without trays.


Casinos are instructing dealers not to talk about the gloomy economy with paying customers.


More women are going from jobless to topless.


Vasectomy rates are up.


More and more window smudges.


Couples are still getting divorced, but fewer lawyers are handling the cases.


A dentist shortage led this poor guy to super-glue his own tooth.

Christina Applegate is beautiful alright

Christina Applegate has been chosen as the 2009 People magazine's Most Beautiful and graces the cover of the special issue on newsstands May 1.

Christina Applegate has been chosen as the 2009 People magazine's Most Beautiful and graces the cover of the special issue on newsstands May 1. (AP Photo / September 21, 2008)


She's also inspirational.

Here's more from a blog I wrote last summer.


Panic, but don't panic!


That describes some of the swine flu rollercoaster coverage in the media.

Fox 6 says don't fall for scams.

High school soccer game in Milwaukee postponed due to swine flu


Tonight’s high school varsity girl’s soccer game between Milwaukee Riverside and Milwaukee South was postponed after Riverside became one of four Milwaukee Public Schools to be closed indefinitely because of the wine flu outbreak.

The game was scheduled to be played at 7:00 tonight at South Stadium. The Riverside team was on the field going through pre-game warm-ups when it received a call from a school official to leave the stadium immediately.

South Division had received a call before the team’s bus left the school for the stadium notifying the team that the game would not be played. Fans, officials, and stadium security were at the stadium, unaware of the development about Riverside High School.

And in a related story, this is huge.

We are not arrogant, Mr. President


“In America, there is a failure to appreciate Europe’s leading role in the world. Instead of celebrating your dynamic union and seeking to partner with you to meet common challenges, there have been times where America has shown arrogance and been dismissive, even derisive.”

President Obama in a prepared speech delivered before a campaign-style town hall meeting at the Rhenus Sports Arena in Strasbourg.


Columnist and radio talk show host Peter Heck of Kokomo, Indiana blasts President Obama for pulling a Jane Fonda: going overseas and apologizing for the United States.

What the president pulled was garbage. Peter Heck sums it up eloquently
:

Americans need not apologize to the world for their arrogance; rather, Americans should apologize to their forefathers for the arrogance of their president.

If Obama wishes to continue trampling the presidential tradition of showing class to former office holders and publicly trash Bush for his own personal gain, so be it.  But all Americans should make clear that no man - even if he is the president - will tarnish the legacy of those Americans who have gone before us.  Ours is not a history of arrogance.  It is a history of courage, self-sacrifice, and honor.”

It’s a great column.

And let's not forget....


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