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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.

For cryin' out loud, just tell me when it will start snowing!!!

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"Welcome to hell, America. Can I take your coat?"

Every Saturday in my Recommended Reading blog, I feature columns that caught my eye during the week that I feel are worth a look. Doug Giles, one of my favorite columnists, simply can't wait until the weekend.

Giles is (tongue cemented in cheek) suggesting that since our country is foolishly selling itself down the river with a spend-us-into-oblivion stimulus package, why stop there.  Let's take a terrorist to lunch!

"We’re courting other failed strategies, why not be nice to those who want us on ice?"

Giles is just so good. Enjoy!

I've got to get him on as a special guest when I sub for Mark Belling.

Why is a same-sex registry needed in the state budget?

It's totally unnecesssary, but the governor is putting the registry in strictly to pander. What part of "NO" doesn't Governor Doyle understand?

Definition of Marriage Constitutional Amendment
November 2006 statewide referendum

Total vote: 2,127,234

Yes: 1,264,310 (59.43%)

No: 862,924 (40.57%)

What no Wisconsin newspaper editorial will say Tuesday

So I'll say it.

Primary elections in odd-number year elections get little attention. The odds are most people don't know what's on the ballot and they simply do not care.

If you are one of these individuals, do not listen to some newspaper editorials that claim it's your patriotic and civic duty to vote. If you have no clue about what Tuesday is all about, stay the hell home.

UPDATE: Think Franklin's taxes aren't that bad?

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